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Cadair Idris Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 2,500'
Location: 52.703, -3.9194 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Chris Owen, Euan Cameron, Nick Russell, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Rob Davies UK on Nov 3, 2011
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Looking north to the main hills of Snowdonia from ...


Cadair Idris is a mountain in the southern part of Snowdonia, well south of the popular areas around Llanberis, etc. It is a complex mountain with several high crags that need several days of dry weather to come into condition.

Getting There 

Depends on which part of the mountain you're aiming for, but the main paths come in from the north side.

Climbing Season

For the United Kingdom area.

Weather station 12.4 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Featured Route For Cadair Idris
Rock Climbing Photo: Cyfrwy Arete from near the summit of Cadair Idris

Cyfrwy Arete 5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Cyfrwy
A fun alpine scramble on mostly solid rock with even a few spots of heady exposure. A good consolation prize if the rest of the crag is too wet for harder climbing.Pick your approach of choice; when the grass yields to steep rock, ascend easily in a right-facing corner (4th) or the adjacent arete for more difficulty (easy 5th). Top out on The Table if you wish (steep downclimb required) or detour around it to the East on grassy ledges. Scramble a few meters down the west side of the no...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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