If Carlsberg did good views …

Sunday 17th May, 2020

If Carlsberg did good views …

Crimpiau (pronounced locally ‘Crimp – ee – a’, and meaning hard sharp edge; ridge, spur; ledge) is located between Capel Curig and Llyn Crafnant and is a stunning viewpoint despite being only 475m / 1558′ high. Photographer Nick Livesey writes in his book ‘Photographing the Snowdonia Mountains’, “Being little more than a minor incident on a long knobbly ridge, lowly Crimpiau harbours a secret that few would suspect from below”.  Nick’s not alone – many articles describe the lowly summit of Crimpiau as one of the best viewpoints in Snowdonia.

We’ll be taking the minibus to Capel Curig, then taking a scenic walk back to Trefriw, making a small steep detour to ascend Crimpiau. And Crimpiau aside, it’s a great walk with lovely views from start to finish.

We’ll be back in time for our now-legendary Cake Fest at 4 p.m.!

Duration:  All day.  Please bring a packed lunch.

Distance:  About 9 miles / 14 km

Grade:  Moderate, but leisurely

Meet:  9:15 a.m. at Trefriw Village Hall (LL27 0JH, SH781631)
Tea and cake will be available in the Hall both before and after your walk.

Walk Leaders:  Keith Hulse and Linda Roberts


Click on the map to see the rough location of this walk.

Booking: To book a place on this walk, use the ‘Eventbrite’ box below.

Please ensure that you have read the booking information, terms and conditions before you attend any walks.

Please note that, although we make no charge for our walks, we do ask for voluntary donations (cash or card). More details on our funding page.

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