Climbs 50
Rocktype Limestone

Faces N

Some E2 on the Great Orme © Laurence

Crag features

There are seven crags in this area. the first is Hamburger Buttress which is above the road and subjected to the same restrictions as Pen Trwyn. The rest are down at sea-level. Crinkle Crag is the most extensive and Wonder Wall has the best climbing but all the crags have the same high quality rock, pleasant atmosphere and solitude. The area has been very neglected in the past, with most climbers preferring the easy pickings of the Marine Drive. Seals, dolphins and even whales have been more likely companions than another pair of climbers. The development of Wonder Wall may change this since it now boasts the best set of E4 wall climbs on the whole of North Wales Limestone, all resin-bolted, non-tidal and unrestricted (but sometimes a wee bit cold).

Approach notes

Continue along the Marine Drive from Pen Trwyn, past the summit turn-off, and past the aforementioned Big Mac Buttress. For a toll-free approach, drive to the summit of the Orme from Llandudno and drop down the road by St.Tudno

Wonder Wall is now (June 2013) fully bird restricted and after a visit there yesterday I can see why - the place stinks and has nests and eggs strewn across the crag.
ksjs - 10/Jun/13
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Surprise Zawn - East Wall 
2Choose Carefully
HS 4b *5
VS 4c 6
4Fraggle RockHVS 4c *18
5Winebar Wall
E4 6a * 
6'Tel Shady
E4 6b * 
7On the WaterfrontHVS 5a *5
8PrimevalE5 6b ***1
9Larger than Life
E3 5c * 
 Surprise Zawn - West Wall 
11The Dude's RapHVS 5a 1
12Sharp Practice
VS 4c 3
VD 5
14Split Personality
VD 5
VD 6
16Razor Flakes
S 20
17Sliced Digits
VD 13
D 9
 Crinkle Crag 
20Crinkle Crank6b+ *4
21A Wrinkled Wreck6a+ *1
22Amphibious WreckE1 5a 1
23Molasses WallE1 5b *3
24Glory DaysE1 5a 1
25Identity CrisisE2 5b 8
26Owain's Chimney
D 18
27Chasing the DragonVS 4c 6
28Crinkle Crack
E5 6b ** 
29The Flim Flam Man
E5 6b **1
30Midnight at the Oasis
E2 5b *5
31Ivan Skavinski Skavar
E3 6a *3
32Lazy Sunday
VS 4c *28
33Abdul Abulbul Amir
E3 5c *2
34Strangers in a Strange Land
E3 6a 1
35Helter Skelter
HVS 5a *10
36Solo on SightVS 4c 2
37Spirit In The Sky
S 4a 8
VD 18
39Grog on the Ground
VS 4c *24
40No Comebacks
VS 4c *43
41Jonathan Livingstone Seagull
E1 5b *20
42Learning to Crawl
HVS 5a 11
43X.P.D.E1 5b *10
44Over the YardarmE2 5c 1
HVS 5a *36
46Freddie FlintstoneHS 7
47Ask Politely
HS 4a 52
48Luke Skywalker
VS 4b *30
49Ramp RompD 3
 Craig Hafnant 
 Peninsula Wall 
52K-2fa6c *3
53Royal SovereignE2 5c *1
54Sea Of Depression7a+ 3
55I've Been A Bad Bad Dog6b+ 2

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