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Cyfrwy 


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Elevation: 2,500'
Location: 52.704, -3.9247 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Chris Owen, Euan Cameron, Nick Russell, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: Rob Davies UK on Nov 3, 2011
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The right-hand side of Cyfrwy viewed from the base...

Description 

Cyfrwy is about half a mile long and 500' high. It is north-facing and needs a good spell of dry weather. There are some good, long slab climbs.


Getting There 

From the car park a mile south-west of the Gwernan Lake hotel follow a good south at first. Then head eastwards beneath the crag towards a lake, Llyn y Gadair, and scramble up steep scree and heather to the base of the cliff (about 90 minutes)


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The slab on P2 of Gwydrin is in the centre of the photo, with its upper right hand side catching the sunlight.  The climbers are on Obsession.

Gwydrin 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ E2 5b PG13  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Cyfrwy
P1 climbs grooves, trending right to reach the base of the upper slab (5.9-)P2 moves left on to the slab, then follows the easiest line upwards, keeping left of the corner. Traverse left to a peg, and pass this, stepping up (crux; 5.10a/b) to reach better cracks near the arete. One of the best mid-grade slab pitches in Wales. After P2 it is easiest to make one long (50 m) abseil from slings on a spike back to the start....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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