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Meirionnydd, WALES

Climbs 10 – Rocktype Gritstone – Altitude 300m a.s.l – Faces NW

Crag features
A clean sheer wall of fine grit, with a gentle walk-in by Rhinnogau standards, offering a few excellent climbs around the E3 level. Facing North West it gets the summer sun from about 4pm, and can seep a little after prolonged rain.

Access notes
Leave the A496 at Llanbedr and follow the scenic but torturous minor road into Cwm Bwychol - parking and tranquil camping. Follow the Roman Steps path East until the crag is clearly visible. When beneath the crag, scramble up to the terrace beneath. 30 mins total.

Weather forecast

 Today  Sun  Mon  Tue  Wed 

4.4mm rain
Sun
17 °C
14 kph

0.8mm rain
Cloudy
15 °C
21 kph

0.1mm rain
Sun
13 °C
13 kph

0.0mm rain
Sun
14 °C
10 kph

4.4mm rain
Mainly cloudy
16 °C
21 kph
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Guidebooks
North Wales Climbs (2013), Meirionnydd (2002)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1Jim's RouteE2 5b  
2Wilderness GritE3 6a ***2
3Later That NightE3 5c ***1
4Looking Down On The EnemyE2 5b  
5Dog days of summerE4 5c 1
 Climb nameGradex
6Pedestal AreteE2 5c  
7Man-TwitchersE3 5c * 
8Araf NawrE3 5c ** 
9Best of FriendsE3 5c * 
10Scrambled LegsVS 4b  
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Nice crag in a lovely position with a relatively easy walk in, even for those seriously averse to anything walking related. Also benefits from a perfect paddling stream in the campsite/farm at the bottom, ideal for cooling off after the walk down. Watch out for ticks though.
magpie - 01/Jun/09