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

Unknown climber on Wilderness Grit © magpie

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.

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Meirionnydd (2002)
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
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1Jim's RouteE2 5b  
2Wilderness GritE3 6a ***3
3Later That NightE3 5c **2
4Looking Down On The EnemyE2 5b  
5Dog days of summerE4 5c 2
6Pedestal AreteE2 5c  
7Man-TwitchersE3 5c * 
8Araf NawrE3 5c ** 
9Best of Friends
E3 5c * 
10Scrambled Legs
VS 4b  

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