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Stuart Butler leading Manzouku E2 5b. Pembroke

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.

Climbing Season



Weather station 13.8 miles from here

70 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',24],['3 Stars',33],['2 Stars',12],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',13],['5.7',4],['5.8',12],['5.9',9],['5.10',23],['5.11',7],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Wales

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Wales:
Flying Buttress   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, 5 pitches, 275'   North Side : Dinas Cromlech
Creagh Dhu Wall   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 3 pitches, 180'   Craig y Castell - Crag of t... : Main Wall
A Dream of White Horses   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 4 pitches, 300'   Anglesey : Gogarth
Cemetery Gates   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 170'   North Side : Dinas Cromlech
Cenotaph Corner   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   North Side : Dinas Cromlech
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Featured Route For Wales
Rock Climbing Photo: Jo contemplates how to reach the base of P1

Threadneedle Street 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Mother Carey's Kitchen
A worthy adventure for climbers of any grade, this climb gets you into some wild places and spectacular positions! P1) (15 m) Start in the very back of a sea cave evidently formed along a fault plane, and climb the steep corner on its left side. Near the top of the left wall step left around the corner and belay at a stance (thread).P2) (7 m) From the belay traverse left out of the cave on the world's biggest jug rail. Step further left onto the face and climb a few meters up...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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Rock Climbing Photo: The view off the coast above "Dream of Wild H...
The view off the coast above "Dream of Wild H...
Rock Climbing Photo: Traversing out
Traversing out
Rock Climbing Photo: Peter at Pembroke
Peter at Pembroke
Rock Climbing Photo: Pembroke
Pembroke
Rock Climbing Photo: Ogwen Valley, Snowdonia - with Tryfan in the backg...
Ogwen Valley, Snowdonia - with Tryfan in the backg...

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