Creigiau Llynnau Mymbyr

Climbs 33 – Rocktype Rhyolite – Altitude 250m a.s.l – Faces S

Crag features
To the west along the A4086 road from Capel Curig the Dyffryn Mymbyr valley opens out beyond Plas y Brenin, and apart from the forestry plantation on the slopes of Moel Siabod there is little evidence of man's presence other than a few scattered hill farms. In the distance the peaks of Snowdon group capture the attention and it is easy to ignore the broad, seemingly featureless hillside to the right, the southern flank of the Glyder Fach to Gallt yr Ogof ridge. But this extensive area is not without interest for the climber: Craig yr Haul is the least-frequented crag in the valley but offers a varied selection of climbs on good rock, enhanced by its sunny aspect. The RAC Boulders are a well known venue with roadside access and the nearby crag has some concentrated testpieces. Finally, Creigiau Llynnau Mymbyr offer steep pitches on clean rock with easy access for a short visit.

Guidebooks
Ogwen (2010)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
 THE BLOCKS  
2Partick Thistle NilHVS 5b 9
3BlockheadS 4a 52
4BlockbusterE1 5b 7
5Evan's CornerVS 4b *58
6Ginnel ChimneyD 57
7Kinell WallE2 5c *16
8Ginnel WallE1 5b **68
9Ginnel Wall Right HandHVS 5b *35
10V-GrooveS 69
11ChatterboxS 94
12Sentry BoxVD 59
13Letter BoxVS 4c *96
14Swear BoxHVS 5a **2
15Slab & CrackVD 107
16Slab MiddleV0 2
17Slab RightV0 3
 CLOGWYN WEN  
19HOALTHVS 5a *10
20Moby DickE1 5b *9
21BoreE3 6a **11
22Direct RouteHS 4b *55
23High CrossE2 5b **10
24AnosHVS 5a *40
25ProtenHVS 5a *28
26Zig-ZagVD *19
27JoyceanVS 4c 8
 CLOGWYN DDU  
29Pock WallS 35
30Holly Tree ButtressVD *36
31Holly VariantVS 4c 2
32Holly ArÍteHVS 5a 4
33The Temptation of St JulittaVD 1
34TrooveS 2
35Sheep Pen DirectVS 4c *14
36MoistVD 7
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Went last Saturday in good weather, anticipating that it might be busy, but had the place to ourselves. Routes a bit dirtier than expected which required care on the foot placements in a damp October.
FrJ - 25/Oct/12
I recently climbed on 'The Blocks' and was pleasantly surprised. Short routes but packed with great moves and stiff for the grade...well worth a quick visit :o)
Nicholas Livesey - 25/Apr/11