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Clogwyn y Grochan Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 600'
Location: 53.0929, -4.0559 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Chris Owen, Euan Cameron, Nick Russell, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Rob Davies UK on Oct 26, 2011
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South facing and close to the road, so often in condition when higher crags are too cold. Most climbs here are steep, with lots of incut holds.

Getting There 

The first of the three major cliffs on the north side as you approach from Llanberis - after Craig Ddu, which usually looks black and slimy. 5 minutes walk uphill from the layby.

Climbing Season

For the United Kingdom area.

Weather station 6.1 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Rock Climbing Photo: Shot from the base.

Nea 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Clogwyn y Grochan
A classic outing taking the central line of the buttress with some devious moves. Start on the large ledge gained by a scramble up the gully/chimney.1) 4b, 22m. Climb the groove, taking the left branch until you reach a niche 2m below the capping roof. Arrange some gear and make a balancy move back right to regain the main groove-system and belay almost immediately on a small ledge below a steepening.2) 4a, 22m. Follow the corner-crack which soon slabs off and leads up to a large ledge and block...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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