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Elevation: 1,344 ft 410 m
GPS: 52.5296, -3.6694
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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 Suggest change

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.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Wales

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
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Flying Buttress
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5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 4
First Pinnacle Rib (via Yellow S…
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Snowdonia > … > Tryfan > E Face
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
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Crackstone Rib
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5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 8
Creagh Dhu Wall
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5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
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Main Wall
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5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 9
Seamstress
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5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 22
A Dream of White Horses
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5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
 6
Diagonal
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5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 4
Nose Direct
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5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 12
Cemetery Gates
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5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 14
Cenotaph Corner
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5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 8
Seams the Same
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5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 5
Brazen Buttress
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5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 6
Fool's Gold
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5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R
 9
Comes the Dervish
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Flying Buttress Snowdonia > … > N Side > Dinas Cromlech
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5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad 5 pitches
First Pinnacle Rib (via Yel… Snowdonia > … > Tryfan > E Face
 4
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad 7 pitches
Crackstone Rib Snowdonia > … > N Side > Carreg Wastad
 5
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 3 pitches
Creagh Dhu Wall Snowdonia > … > Craig y Castell… > Main Wall
 8
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 3 pitches
Main Wall Snowdonia > … > S Side > Cyrn Las
 6
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 6 pitches
Seamstress Snowdonia > … > Llanberis Slate… > Serengeti
 9
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
A Dream of White Horses Anglesey > Gogarth
 22
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 4 pitches
Diagonal Snowdonia > … > S Side > Dinas Mot
 6
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R Trad 4 pitches
Nose Direct Snowdonia > … > S Side > Dinas Mot
 4
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 4 pitches
Cemetery Gates Snowdonia > … > N Side > Dinas Cromlech
 12
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad 2 pitches
Cenotaph Corner Snowdonia > … > N Side > Dinas Cromlech
 14
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Seams the Same Snowdonia > … > Llanberis Slate… > Serengeti
 8
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Brazen Buttress Pembroke > Stackpole & Lyd… > Mother Carey's Kitchen
 5
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Fool's Gold Snowdonia > … > Llanberis Slate… > Bus Stop Quarry
 6
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Comes the Dervish Snowdonia > … > Llanberis Slate… > Vivian Quarry
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5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R Trad
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