Elevation: 1,344 ft
GPS: 52.53, -3.669 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Euan Cameron on Aug 12, 2007
Admins: Chris Owen, Euan Cameron

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.

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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
Trad 5 pitches
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 4
Pinnacle Rib Route (via Yellow S…
Trad 7 pitches
Snowdonia > … > Tryfan > E Face
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 6
Creagh Dhu Wall
Trad 3 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 4
Main Wall
Trad 6 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 3
Dives/Better Things
Trad 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 16
A Dream of White Horses
Trad 4 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 10
Cemetery Gates
Trad 2 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 13
Cenotaph Corner
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5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R
 8
Comes the Dervish
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5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 3
Left Wall
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Flying Buttress Snowdonia > … > N Side > Dinas Cromlech
 4
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad 5 pitches
Pinnacle Rib Route (via Yel… Snowdonia > … > Tryfan > E Face
 4
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad 7 pitches
Creagh Dhu Wall Snowdonia > … > Craig y Castell… > Main Wall
 6
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 3 pitches
Main Wall Snowdonia > … > S Side > Cyrn Las
 4
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 6 pitches
Dives/Better Things Snowdonia > … > N Side > Dinas Cromlech
 3
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 2 pitches
A Dream of White Horses Anglesey > Gogarth
 16
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 4 pitches
Cemetery Gates Snowdonia > … > N Side > Dinas Cromlech
 10
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad 2 pitches
Cenotaph Corner Snowdonia > … > N Side > Dinas Cromlech
 13
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Comes the Dervish Snowdonia > … > Llanberis Slate… > Vivian Quarry
 8
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R Trad
Left Wall Snowdonia > … > N Side > Dinas Cromlech
 3
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
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