North Wales Climbs

North Wales Climbs Rockfax Cover, 177 kb
Author Mark Reeves, Jack Geldard, Mark Glaister
Published ROCKFAX (2013)
ISBN 978-1-873341-82-7


North Wales Climbs covers the best climbing from the whole of this huge and varied area. The book is modelled on the very popular West Country Climbs which set a new standard for selected climb guidebooks back in 2010. It contains all the routes from the 2010 publication North Wales Classics and many more routes and areas, with expanded descriptions and much bigger photo-topos. The book covers all the major mountain crags from Llanberis Pass, to Cloggy; and from Ogwen to the Carneddau. It also includes the Llanberis Slate quarries, Tremadog, the Moelwyns, the Gwynant Valley, Mid-Wales, Gogarth and the North Coast Limestone.

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North Wales Climbs - example page 3, 5 kbExample Page from North Wales Climbs, Gogarth Main Cliff, 4 kb

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Crags covered by this Guide
Conwy crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Castell y Gwynt30LimestoneN
Castle Inn Quarry56LimestoneS
Lower Pen Trwyn80LimestoneE
Pen Trwyn295LimestoneE
Penmaen Head68LimestoneW
Gogarth and Anglesey crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Gogarth North Stack and Main Cliff300QuartziteS
Gogarth South Stack193QuartziteSW
Holyhead Mountain134QuartziteSW
Gwynedd crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Barmouth Quarry30SlateS
Barmouth Slabs27GritstoneSE
Bus Stop Quarry60Slate?
Cader Idris (Cyfrwy)25MicrograniteN
Carnedd Y Filiast (Cairn of the Greyhound Bitch)34RhyoliteSE
Carreg Alltrem24RhyoliteW
Carreg Hyll-Drem41MicrograniteSW
Carreg Mianog22RhyoliteSE
Carreg Wastad53RhyoliteS
Clogwyn Bochlwyd18RhyoliteNW
Clogwyn Cyrau106RhyoliteS
Clogwyn Du'r Arddu (Cloggy)207RhyoliteN
Clogwyn y Ddysgl49RhyoliteNW
Clogwyn y Garnedd34Welsh igneousNE
Clogwyn y Grochan89RhyoliteS
Clogwyn y Wenallt20DoleriteS
Clogwyn yr Eryr (Crafnant)85UNKNOWNSE
Clogwyn yr Oen (Moelwyns)32RhyoliteSE
Craig Aderyn (Teyrn Bluffs)7UNKNOWN?
Craig Braich Ty Du (Arm of the Black House)40RhyoliteS
Craig Bwlch y Moch (Tremadog)190DoleriteS
Craig Cywarch (aka Craig Cowarch)356Welsh igneousE
Craig Ddu50RhyoliteSW
Craig Lloer43RhyoliteNE
Craig Pant Ifan (Tremadog)161DoleriteS
Craig y Castell (Tremadog)62DoleriteSW
Craig y Gesail (Tremadog)60DoleriteSW
Craig y Rhaeadr20RhyoliteNW
Craig Y Tonnau20Pillow lavaS
Craig Yr Ogof (Cliff of the Cave)14RhyoliteS
Craig Yr Ogof (Cwm Silyn)54RhyoliteSW
Craig Yr Wrysgan43RhyoliteSE
Craig Yr Ysfa80RhyoliteE
Cwm Cneifion33RhyoliteNW
Cyrn Las31RhyoliteE
Dali's Hole72Slate?
Devils Kitchen (Cwm Idwal) - Winter40IceN
Dinas Cromlech79RhyoliteS
Dinas Mot119RhyoliteN
Esgair Maen Gwyn (Scimitar Ridge)40RhyoliteE
Glyder Fach97RhyoliteN
Glyder Fawr crag30RhyoliteN
Idwal Slabs (aka Cwm Idwal)107RhyoliteW
Llech Ddu (Black Slab)44RhyoliteN
Llechau Mawr50GritstoneNE
Milestone Buttress45RhyoliteNW
Rainbow Slab Area52SlateE
Simdde Ddu80RhyoliteSE
Sub Cneifion Rib8RhyoliteNW
Tryfan (East Face)79RhyoliteE
Tryfan Fach (Little Tryfan)26RhyoliteNW
Vivian Quarry146SlateS
Ysgolion Duon (Black Ladders)39RhyoliteN
Meirionnydd crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Y Grisiau10GritstoneNW
Powys crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Gist Ddu8RhyoliteE