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Clogwyn Mannod (Overlapping buttress)

Conwy, WALES

Climbs 9 – Rocktype Slate – Altitude ? – Faces N

Crag features
CLOGWYN MANNOD

The first of the Cwm Crafnant crags one encounters when driving up the valley towards

Blaen y Nant lies above Maes Mawr on Clogwyn Mannod. There are two distinct buttresses

known as Overlapping Buttress and Bog Buttress.

OVERLAPPING BUTTRESS

The crag lies on the left of the valley overlooking Maes Mawr. It is a separate, clean, largely

slabby buttress with an arched, quarried hole on its left. The climbs start from the

sheep-cropped green-sward at the foot of the buttress. It faces north and receives little sun.

The rock is slaty, on the whole sound, but due to the absence of traffic rather overgrown,lichenous and has a very nasty heather topout.

Take care when descending, as the vegetation considerably overhangs the edge of the pit and the top of the crag.

Weather forecast

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0.0mm rain
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12 °C
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0.5mm rain
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9 °C
29 kph

0.2mm rain
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7 °C
21 kph

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10 °C
13 kph

0.0mm rain
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10 °C
24 kph
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Guidebooks
Crafnant (1997)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGradex
1Ordinary RouteS 4
2Hidden DragonM7 ***8
3The BurnerM9 ***4
4The Dragon's LairM8 **1
5Slate o' the ArtM5+ *3
 Climb nameGradex
6The Iron Curtain *M8+ **1
7Stress Test *M9 *** 
8The Cloak *M6 **1
9Unveiled *M7 **1
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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Access notes
Access to both Overlapping and Bog Buttress is via the Capel Curig path from Blaen y Nant. No right of way exists from the road

directly to the crag. There is limited parking by the last gate on the road below Blaen y

Nant. Please avoid blocking either the Blaen y Nant or Hendre tracks.

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