Craig Y Hyrddod

Climbs 20 – Rocktype Welsh igneous – Altitude 578m a.s.l – Faces NW

Crag features
A striking buttress (and outliers) of superbly pocketed rock, but prone to seepage and underuse, thus requiring dry conditions. The main face is particularly attractive and would make a great choice for HVS-E4 climbers on a summer's day, especially to escape the North Wales hordes.

Access notes
As for Daear Fawr: Park opposite the old quarry on the minor road parallel to the A4212. Walk up the steady quarry track and hop over the wall as for approaching Pen Tyrau. Contour rightwards and slightly up around the hillside to the crag, 45 mins in total.

Guidebooks
Meirionnydd (2002)

Climbs at this crag

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  Climb nameGrade
1Shin Splint RoofHVS 5b *
2Visions of a MelonS
 SLABBY BUTTRESS 
4Pixie WallE3 5c
 CENTRAL TOWER 
6Pagan WallHVS 5a *
7Aoife's RibE3 5c *
 SQUARE BUTTRESS 
9Hurricane WallHVS 5a **
10Elegant GypsyE4 6a **
11J and the Silver ShowerE4 5c **
12The Dark MirrorE4 5c **
13Creepshow *VS 4b
14The Shootist *VS 4b
15Leprechaun *HVS 5a
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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