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The view off the coast above "Dream of Wild Horses...

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.


47 Total Routes


['4 Stars',15],['3 Stars',24],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Wales:
Cemetery Gates   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 170'   North Side : Dinas Cromlech
A Dream of White Horses   5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a     Trad, 4 pitches, 300'   Anglesey : Gogarth
Cenotaph Corner   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   North Side : Dinas Cromlech
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Featured Route For Wales
The Hand Traverse. (c) M.Chrysanthou.

Nose Direct 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Dinas Mot
Another classic, and although it's technically graded harder than Diagonal, it's much less intimdating.1) 50ft 5.6. Bottom of the buttress. Up easy ground to the pedestal, then up and left to a ledge.2) 90ft 5.7. Diagonally right, then up a leftwards ramp, then a groove to a belay in an alcove.3) 50ft 5.8. The Hand Traverse. A steep diagonal crack on the right, then up to the ledge.4) 55ft 5.9. A hard start (crux) up the smooth corner, then up the flake and corner above....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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Stuart Butler leading Manzouku  E2 5b.  Pembroke
Stuart Butler leading Manzouku E2 5b. Pembroke
Peter at Pembroke
Peter at Pembroke
Ogwen Valley, Snowdonia - with <a href='/v/tryfan/106055099'>Tryfan</a> in the background.
Ogwen Valley, Snowdonia - with Tryfan...
Pembroke
Pembroke
Traversing out
Traversing out
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