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Idwal Slabs

Idwal Slabs Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 1,200'
Location: 53.1104, -4.026 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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Description 

A 450' high slab at a low angle. Very, very traditional. Sun in the afternoon. Sound rock, but very polished by generations of scrabbling boots. Serious risk of over-crowding on busy days.

Getting There 

Walk up a well-made path from the parking at Ogwen Cottage for about 25 minutes to the base of the slabs, overlooking Llyn Idwal.

Climbing Season

For the United Kingdom area.

Weather station 4.7 miles from here


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By Chris Owen
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From: Big Bear Lake
Nov 26, 2011
Long before I moved to the US my friend Marc and I were at the top of the Idwal Slabs after doing "Tennis Shoe" - we met a couple of Yanks, one of them asked "how's it going?", Marc and I looked at each other mystified. I subsequently began to tell him just about everything we had done that day and what we had planned for the afternoon!

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