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Stuart Butler leading Manzouku E2 5b. Pembroke

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

66 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',25],['3 Stars',27],['2 Stars',13],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',12],['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: Right-leaning corner

The Savage Sunbird 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Rhoscolyn
A popular pitch along the right-leaning corner. Start with a steep pocketed section and move left to reach the corner....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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Rock Climbing Photo: The view off the coast above "Dream of Wild H...
The view off the coast above "Dream of Wild H...
Rock Climbing Photo: Traversing out
Traversing out
Rock Climbing Photo: Peter at Pembroke
Peter at Pembroke
Rock Climbing Photo: Pembroke
Pembroke
Rock Climbing Photo: Ogwen Valley, Snowdonia - with Tryfan in the backg...
Ogwen Valley, Snowdonia - with Tryfan in the backg...

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