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Cader Idris (Cyfrwy)

Gwynedd, WALES

Climbs 25 – Rocktype Microgranite – Altitude 650m a.s.l – Faces N

Crag features
600ft high, two-thirds of a mile long. Some loose rock, some solid climbs and some good winter routes.

Access notes
Approach via Fox's path from Gwernan Lake Hotel for the East end + Cyfrwy Arete, via pony path from NT car park for Western end. Dolgellau nearest town.

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North Wales Climbs (2013), Scrambles & Easy Climbs in Snowdonia (2005), Meirionnydd (2002), Mid-Wales (1988)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1Cyfrwy Arete (winter)II **11
2Cyfrwy AreteD **236
3Cyfrwy by the Table DirectVD **244
4Steric SlabS 4
5Rib and SlabVS *11
6hyribHS 4b **13
7route 2VS 4b 4
8North ArêteD 6
9ObsessionVS 4c **36
10Obsession DirectHVS 5a ** 
11GwydrinE1 5b **11
 Climb nameGradex
12red crystalsS *4
13PisaHS 4b  
14Nudging GrooveHVS 5a  
15Claw MarkHS 4b *1
16One pitch gullyI/II *15
17TrojanV 8
18Right hand RampI * 
19Colonial VirginV *** 
20Barn DoorIII 4 **2
21The ShiningIV ** 
22Fox's Fire Escape *I/II 5
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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Placed fresh abseil slings and karabiners on top of Gwydrin and Obsession on 25th March 2012.
nikgoile - 28/Mar/12

April 2005, Beautiful views of Aberdovey and Barmouth estuary. Very enjoyable - bit of a scramble at the summit, but worthwhile.
Tracey Bayliss - 13/Mar/06