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Description 

The climbing in Wales is focused around the North in the Snowdonia and Anglesey, and on the South Coast at Pembroke. Both areas offer fantastic climbing, which will keep any visitor busy for any length of vacation.

Getting There 

For the Pembroke coast, from London head West on the M4. For Snowdonia head North West on the M1 then the M6, then the A5 passing through Shrewsbury.

Climbing Season

For the United Kingdom area.

Weather station 13.8 miles from here

65 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',26],['3 Stars',26],['2 Stars',12],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',11],['5.7',3],['5.8',11],['5.9',8],['5.10',23],['5.11',7],['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]

Classic Climbing Routes in Wales

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Wales:
Flying Buttress   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, 5 pitches, 275'   North Side : Dinas Cromlech
Creagh Dhu Wall   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 3 pitches, 180'   Craig y Castell - Crag of t... : Main Wall
A Dream of White Horses   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 4 pitches, 300'   Anglesey : Gogarth
Cemetery Gates   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 170'   North Side : Dinas Cromlech
Cenotaph Corner   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   North Side : Dinas Cromlech
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Featured Route For Wales
Rock Climbing Photo: Rob on the direct finish (Grim Jim) 5.10b/c

Cemetery Gates 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Dinas Cromlech
Very airy and ballsy route for its day. Surprisingly climbed before Cenotaph Corner. Steep, exposed and strenuous.1) 110ft 5.9. A sensational pitch. Up the arete and bear left into the crack up this then the wall above on generally good holds, no room for error though, onto a ledge and belay (nuts).2) 60ft 5.8. Step right and climb the steep, steep arete and around a little to the right, then up to finish. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

Photos of Wales Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Stuart Butler leading Manzouku  E2 5b.  Pembroke
Stuart Butler leading Manzouku E2 5b. Pembroke
Rock Climbing Photo: Peter at Pembroke
Peter at Pembroke
Rock Climbing Photo: Ogwen Valley, Snowdonia - with Tryfan in the backg...
Ogwen Valley, Snowdonia - with Tryfan in the backg...
Rock Climbing Photo: Pembroke
Pembroke
Rock Climbing Photo: Traversing out
Traversing out

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