Y Grisiau

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.

Approach 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.

North Wales Climbs (2013), Meirionnydd (2002)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
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
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