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Snowdon Horseshoe in the clag.

Snowdon Horseshoe in the clag.


Postby PauloUK77 » Fri Jan 19, 2018 3:34 pm

Hewitts included on this walk: Crib Goch, Crib y Ddysgl, Snowdon - Yr Wyddfa, Y Lliwedd

Date walked: 15/08/2017

Time taken: 7

Distance: 10.7 km

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I decided to do a quick hop over to Snowdonia to attempt the Snowdon Horseshoe on a few days off work. I sort of had an idea what was in store on Crib Goch but in reality it can be even more daunting.
The day I did this in August had low cloud and a very early start made it so I had it to myself.
This made it even more spooky especially with some strong winds trying to knock me off sideways.
I really enjoyed it though and found this particular adventure to be a bit of an adrenaline buzz.




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Last edited by PauloUK77 on Sat Feb 03, 2018 2:22 am, edited 3 times in total.
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PauloUK77
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Location: Cleethorpes Lincolnshire

Re: Snowdon Horseshoe via Crib Goch

Postby dav2930 » Fri Jan 19, 2018 11:50 pm

Nice one. :clap: It's a fine round isn't it? Shame about the clag but you got some nice shots all the same. That's an interesting side-view of Crib Goch - where was it taken from?

Re. the title of your report; if it isn't via Crib Goch then it isn't the Snowdon Horseshoe!
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Re: Snowdon Horseshoe via Crib Goch

Postby PauloUK77 » Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:16 pm

dav2930 wrote:Nice one. :clap: It's a fine round isn't it? Shame about the clag but you got some nice shots all the same. That's an interesting side-view of Crib Goch - where was it taken from?

Re. the title of your report; if it isn't via Crib Goch then it isn't the Snowdon Horseshoe!



Good point, it would be harder trying to do the horseshoe any other way :lol:
The side view if I remember correctly was taken (zoomed) whilst ascending Y Lliwedd but I had to be quick because the clag was ever present.
I loved this outing because of the exposure.
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