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A Dream of White Horses - North Stack, Anglesey. M...

Seasonal closure for bird nesting.

Description 

Seacliffs with lots if sun

Getting There 

Anglesey is served by a mordern duel carriageway which alloews quick access to and from Gogarth and Rhoscolyn.

Climbing Season



Weather station 13.8 miles from here

3 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',2],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Gogarth:
A Dream of White Horses   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 4 pitches, 300'   
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Marc Chrysanthou, early 80's

A Dream of White Horses 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Gogarth
Beautifully named and a true North Welsh classic - and not even in the mountains of Snowdonia. Made famous by a spectacular picture in one of the Royal Robbins Rockcraft books. If you're in Wales, do this route. Although if the waves are big the climb may be wet.It takes a traversing line leftwards across the huge and exposed Wen Slab for a few pitches on good holds with the odd tricky bit here and there, then makes a spectacular traverse across the arch (or Zawn) and up onto the grass.When I di...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

Photos of Gogarth Slideshow Add Photo
The Main Cliff at Gogarth - 350' of very steep rock that drops straight into the sea (photo by Phil Ashton)
The Main Cliff at Gogarth - 350' of very steep roc...
Rob starting up Britomartis ("the old man and the sea")
Rob starting up Britomartis ("the old man and...

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By Chris Owen
Administrator
From: La Crescenta and Big Bear Lake
Apr 15, 2009
Cross onto the isle of Anglesey via the Menai Suspension Bridge, a brilliant work of civil engineering designed and built by Thomas Telford.
By Mike Howard
Administrator
Oct 11, 2011
Did this happen near here?
supertopo.com/climbers-forum/1...
By Chris Owen
Administrator
From: La Crescenta and Big Bear Lake
Nov 26, 2011
No that was the north coast of Cornwall, much further south.