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Name:Crimpiau
Hill number:7508
Height:475m / 1558ft
Parent (Ma):2013  Creigiau Gleision
RHB Section:30B: Snowdonia
Nuttall/Wainwright area:The Carneddau
County/UA:Conwy (CoU)
Catchment:Conwy
Class:Tump (400-499m), Subhump
(Tu,4,sHu)
Grid ref:SH 73303 59567
Summit feature:rock on craggy mound
Drop:91m
Col:384m  SH731597  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 115
(1:25k) OL17E
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 156 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Circular walk from Capel CurigArbie28/04/2019
andydgreen13/04/2019
BaggerGutt28/03/2019
philroyle27/03/2019
Y Pincin & ACW loop over Crimpiau. P behind Joe Brown's shop. The crazy Crimpiau ridge looks superp when viewed travelling E on the A4086. Can see shop from top of Y Pincin.ger26/03/2019
Tumps and Nuttalls from Capel Curig. Y Pincin then along the Nant y Geualt to Crimpiau and along the ridge line to take in Craig Wen, Craiglwyn and Creigiau Gleision.knarf26/03/2019
Nick Canute24/02/2019
Wet squelch up from Capel curig...No views from summitsteven ruffles21/01/2019
SoloAimless Rambler02/11/2018
Mark65Evans31/10/2018
Clach Liath18/10/2018
A lovely round of Y Pincin, Crimpiau, Craig Wen, Clogwyn Mannod NW Top, Clogwyn Pryfed and Clogwyn Mannod. Just over 8 miles in just over 4 hours as the second half was mainly pathless.clivevilla30/08/2018
andy6316/08/2018
From the car park behind Joe Brown's. Mostly off the path on the ascent passing Llyn y Coryn on the way up & going over most of the lumps & bumps. Took the normal ascent path & bridleway back.DanMaisieBex15/07/2018
park behind joe browns on 3 day back pack of carneddauunderhill12/05/2018
kev6510/05/2018
Alan Whatley05/04/2018
From Capel Curig: Pen Llithrig y Wrach, Creigiau Gleision North Top,Creigiau Gleision, Craiglwyn, Craig Wen, Crimpiau. Really hard walk,on Good Friday: 12 miles over rough terrain and faint paths. Took 9+ hours.Lazylizzie30/03/2018
A favourite short walk of mine. Last walk of the year did not disappoint. Wet and wild, slippery underfoot and very quiet. Nice stop at the top until the heavens opened! good views to the north and west. Walked up from capel curig, a climb up the left hand side to reach the boglands, across from there to to skim along the Crimpiau back down the northern side towards crafnant before veering around the east and following the hardstanding path down.char4chocs29/12/2017
Free car park in Capel Curig - RoW up the secluded Nant y Geuallt valley to high point - Good path up NE ridge to craggy summit outcrop. Continued to Craig Wen (S)gerrybowes24/11/2017
arjh16/09/2017
Andy_E06/09/2017
steve1856630/08/2017
Cefn Cyfarwydd, Creigiau Gleision north top, Creigiau Gleison, Craiglwyn, Craig Wen and Crimpiau. From Llyn Crafnant.Alunrees3309/07/2017
geoffreycurnock26/06/2017
dajakin25/06/2017
flakeyw24/06/2017
iaindbrown12/06/2017
CXB11/06/2017
12 mile walk from Capel Curig starting in sunshine, followed road then up boggy path to water channel, followed water channel to foot of Y Braich ridge and climbed to Pen Yr Helgi Du, the weather was still good by this time but the Glyders went into cloud, descended and steeply ascended onto Pen Llithrig Y Wrach, descended to end of reservoir and ascended pathless slopes onto Creigiau Gleison, by this time the weather had took a turn for the worst, we nearly went into cloud. Followed rough path onto Craiglwyn, then climbed up Craig Wen and Crimpiau, by this time every hill we had done earlier went into cloud, descended to Capel Curig. Great but strenuous walk, if we had started an hour later all the walk would have probably been in cloud!DanTrig09/04/2017
Continuation of walk from Y Pincin. Followed the route to Llyn Crafnant, diverting west on the path to the summit. Continued on to Llyn Carfanant for tea, returning to Capel Curig by much the same route as outwards. NW Office walk.marktrengove31/03/2017
Mark Sims14/12/2016
davechick10/12/2016
NickiW06/11/2016
poppiesrara21/09/2016
From Capel Curig up and out past Llyn Cowly Rsvr then return over Creigiau Gleision ridge, Craig Wen and Crimpiau before dropping back to Capel Curig.SS31/07/2016
IanHHill14/07/2016
Archie09/07/2016
AJ_UNSWORTH07/07/2016
Having given up on trying to get to sleep decided to drive up from Shrewsbury to enable an early start. From Llyn Crafnant (the road up here is quite an experience in the dark). A good path runs almost all the way to summit. A fine hill.stig_nest01/07/2016
Cat081204/03/2016
andrew brown10/01/2016
David Doherty10/01/2016
ThomWareing23/10/2015
Bill's birthday weekendmartin-r18/10/2015
A fine hill on a sunny morning. 1st AscentIWC15/10/2015
PaulineC15/10/2015
mae11/10/2015
Nice hill, with path all the way from Blaen y Nant. Last here on Capel Curig path in April 1985. No view - mist.arranc09/08/2015
Part of the MynyddCC 60th anniversary challenge, from Blaen-y-Nant over Crimpiau and Cragwen and back to B-y-N and beer.PepandJen20/06/2015