Cwm Silyn and Cwellyn

Cwm Silyn and Cwellyn, 149 kb
Author Paul Jenkinson and Bob Wightman
Published Climbers' Club (2003)
ISBN 0-901601-74-8


This book covers a large area west of Snowdon. Climbs range from Diffs that can be climbed in boots and take you to summit ridges to the more recent mega-routes of Pat Littlejohn and others on Cidwm and Craig y Bera. It also encompasses the roadside slab routes of Drws y Coed, some of the Joe Brown era's finest classics, and a good selection of winter gullies.Complete with historical, first ascents list and index, this is the definitive guide for an interesting and less-frequented area.

Crags covered by this Guide
Gwynedd crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Castell Cidwm24RhyoliteSE
Clogwyn y Garreg8Rhyolite?
Craig Cwm Du19RhyoliteN
Craig Cwm Dulyn9Welsh igneousN
Craig Cwm Trwsgl11DoleriteW
Craig Fawr2Rhyolite?
Craig Las3UNKNOWN?
Craig y Bera11Welsh igneousS
Craig y Llan4DoleriteSW
Craig Yr Ogof (Cwm Silyn)54RhyoliteSW
Ffridd Isaf Quarry3SlateSE
Lech Drws Y Coed17MicrograniteN
Llechog (Cwm Clogwyn)30RhyoliteNE
Trwyn y Graig1UNKNOWNN
Twll Mawr64SlateNW
Y Diffwys (Moel Hebog)10RhyoliteE
Y Garn (Gwynedd)5MicrograniteNE