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The Snowdon Horseshoe from Castle of the Winds

Limited Edition Print of 100

Price £110.00
Members £100.00

'The Castle of the Winds' which sits amidst the summit of Glyder Fach with its myriad of weird shaped rock forms adds drama to the already classic view of Snowdon or Yr Wydffa (Welsh for tumulus) and its famous Horseshoe traverse. Yr Wyddfa is the highest mountain in England and Wales and probably boasts the countries greatest all day scrambling ridge traverse. It incorporates the ascent to the 'knife edge' ridge of Crib Goch which rewards the scrambler equally with exciting exposure and few escape routes all the way to the Snowdon summit, sometimes with hoards of tourists who have alighted the summit by its unique mountain railway. The final traverse over the dramatic Y Lliwedd rounds the outing off in spectacular style. Out of interest to the rock climber it is also possible to see all the great cliffs of the south side of the Llanberis Pass including Dinas Mot, The Parson's Nose and Cwm Glas with a hint of the sinister Clogwyn Du'r Arddu in the far distance.

This Giclee print is limited to 100 signed & numbered copies measuring 80cm x 40cm and is faithfully reproduced from the much larger original ink & watercolour painting by Phil. It is printed on the high quality Hahnemuhle Fine Art 'Albrect Durer' 210gsm paper. The print is further enhanced by having all the names of the principal summits along with the name of the great cliff of Clogwyn Du'r Arddu listed in corresponding positions along the lower border. The main title is underneath. 

Click here to enlarge as a pdf image. Please note this price does not include postage by Royal Mail 1st Class Signed For and packaging in a strong tube. The cost of the postage is £8.50 and is for UK orders only. For overseas orders please visit

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Phil Gibson
80cm x 40cm, 'Albrect Durer' 210gsm paper
6000 gms
Jul 2014

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