Some Scrambling Photo's For You !!
Crib Goch, Snowdon (two photo's)
Grade 1 Gorge Scrambles, Lake District (four photo's)
Crib Goch, Snowdon.
Approaching Crib Goch from the Pyg Track.
Although this can involve a bit of easy climbing,
it can easily be by-passed by altering your route.
Most holds are polished and pose no problems.
The start of the ridge.
Once on the ridge itself, you are exposed to the prevailing weather conditions - which may change rapidly. High winds may force you to reconsider your route to the top.
Scrambling in the Lake District
The start of another scramble.
Most gorge scrambles will begin at a place where a footpath crosses the river.
You may not see anyone during your scramble, except at these crossing points.
This can be a real bonus on a hot summers day, when plenty of people are out walking in the hills!
Staying close to the water
Often in an easier grade of scramble, the most
sporting line to follow will be as close to the water
as possible. Crossing the water from time to time
is usual for the most entertaining route.
Don't slip here !
It is important that when climbing a section un-roped, you must not slip!
If you are not able to overcome an obstacle safely, then come out of the gill for a short while until you have by-passed the problem.
Most grade 1 and 2 scrambles have easy escape routes around any difficult sections.
Looking back down the gorge you've just climbed up.
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