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Carreg Wastad

Gwynedd, WALES

Climbs 53 – Rocktype Rhyolite – Altitude 204m a.s.l – Faces S

Crag features
A very good crag for the sub-E1 climber, plus some thuggy delights for those on E2 or above. The rock is mostly good but beware the organ-pipe shapes: these can be unstable.

Multi-pitch routes up to 200ft, including the very popular Wrinkle (VD), Crackstone Rib (S), Overlapping Wall (E1 5c), Erosion Groove Direct (E2 5c) and - for the thugs - Zangorilla (E4 6a).

Access notes
Up the Pass between Clogwyn y Grochan and further down from the Cromlech, opposite the Climbers' Club hut on the south side of the Pass.

Weather forecast

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3.7mm rain
Sunny periods
14 °C
17 kph

0.0mm rain
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16 °C
9 kph

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18 °C
9 kph

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17 °C
12 kph

0.0mm rain
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17 °C
14 kph
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Guidebooks
North Wales Climbs (2013), North Wales Classics (2010), Llanberis (2009), North Wales Rock (2006), Rock climbing in Snowdonia (1990),
Out of print: Llanberis (2003), Llanberis Pass (1994)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
 CARREG WASTAD FACH  
2Question MarkVS 4c 2
3Dave's RouteHS 3
 CARREG WASTAD  
5SkylonHS 4b *748
6The WrinkleVD **992
7Sun ValleyHVS 5a 21
8California RaisinsE2 5b 1
9First TestVS 4c *41
10GryphonHVS 5b *21
11Brute 33E3 6a *12
12Unicorn DirectHVS 5a *25
13UnicornHVS 5b *70
14ElidorE1 5b *45
15LionVS 4c *179
16Overlapping WallE1 5b **183
17Overhanging Chimney VariationVS 4c **95
18JaywayE3 5c 2
19Overhanging ButtressE4 5c 2
20The CreviceVS 4c 12
21Rackstone CribVS 4b *30
22Slipstone SlabVS 4c 4
23Crackstone RibS 4a ***1615
24Rottish MonkHVS 5a 3
25Ribstone CrackVS 4c **431
26Erosion GrooveHVS 5a 47
27Erosion Groove DirectE2 5c *78
28Twisted SisterE3 5c *7
 Climb nameGradex
29Shadow WallVS 4c **631
30Yellow CrackHVS 5b *60
31ZangorillaE4 6a *32
32TrilonVS 5a *57
33GoldcrestE1 5b *9
34QuasimodoE1 5b 5
35Yew LinkHVS 5b 2
36Old HolbornE1 5b **147
37Bole WayVS 4c *50
38Bole Way, Original FinishVS 4b 5
39Bole Way, Left-hand FinishHVS 5b 1
40Dead EntranceVD 4
41Main Scoop RouteHS 4b 9
42Main Scoop Route, Koala FinishHVS 5b 1
43Peeping TomE3 5c 1
44CornixHVS 4c 12
45The CastleVS 4c 4
46HalanHS 4b 6
47Spekes ButtressVS 4c **4
48The New Girdle TraverseVS 4c 4
49The Old Girdle TraverseVS 4c 2
50bryants gully2 *31
 CLOGWYN TYLLAU  
52Ampyx (Clogwyn Tyllau)VS 5
 BOULDERING  
54Jerry's WallV6 **14
55Jerry's Wall SSV8 **11
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