/ Snowdonia Single pitch routes with Abseils
It may seem like an odd request but are there any snowdonia crags which have routes at VS/HVS which are single pitch which you can ab off to remove gear while also having easy routes at diff/vdiff for begineers?
As I may be heading there next weekend and it would be fantastic to get a couple of routes in, though I need to be able to remove the gear on abseil as my partner wouldn't be able to climb at vs/hvs so I need to be able to clean the route on descent! But at the same time if we are going to go to a crag there has to be climbs that she can do! any suggestions?
Hope this helps
Red Slab-Gallt yr Ogof (CC Ogwen guide) Beautiful rough red dolorite with a quiet,sunny aspect Most routes VS-E1 with abbing points at the top.
Lee - are you thinking of Brant Direct?
Guessing it's a local name for Tryfan Bach, perhaps since it's usually 2 or 3 deep in Londoners?
This will be Dinas Bach, on the south side of the Pass, a little way up from the Cromlech Boulders. A quintessential little one pitch crag, unique in that respect in the Pass. I have a very vague recollection that it did actually have some connection with one of the London clubs, and may even have had that nickname.
The other very good single pitch crag I can think of is Bochlwyd Buttress in the Ogwen Valley.
London Crag is the crag behind the London MC hut at Gwern Gof Isaf - otherwise known as 'Willy's Crag' I believe. Definitely in Ogwen! (Indeed its in the new Ogwen guide...)
London Crag = Craig Caseg Fraith Isaf, the inhabitants of the London Club (whose hut is nearby) were never going to be able to pronounce that one!!
Good crag for what the OP asked for.
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