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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).

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1.6mm rain
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10 °C
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2.3mm rain
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11.4mm rain
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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

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGradex
 CARREG WASTAD FACH  
2Question MarkVS 4c 2
3Dave's RouteHS 3
 CARREG WASTAD  
5SkylonHS 4b *662
6The WrinkleVD **906
7Sun ValleyHVS 5a 19
8California RaisinsE2 5b 1
9First TestVS 4c *33
10GryphonHVS 5b *17
11Brute 33E3 6a *10
12Unicorn DirectHVS 5a *23
13UnicornHVS 5b *62
14ElidorE1 5b *41
15LionVS 4c *159
16Overlapping WallE1 5b **153
17Overhanging Chimney VariationVS 4c **91
18JaywayE3 5c 1
19Overhanging ButtressE4 5c 2
20The CreviceVS 4c 11
21Rackstone CribVS 4b *29
22Slipstone SlabVS 4c 4
23Crackstone RibS 4a ***1470
24Rottish MonkHVS 5a 3
25Ribstone CrackVS 4c **385
26Erosion GrooveHVS 5a 43
27Erosion Groove DirectE2 5c *64
28Twisted SisterE3 5c *7
 Climb nameGradex
29Shadow WallVS 4c **554
30Yellow CrackHVS 5b *54
31ZangorillaE4 6a *26
32TrilonVS 5a *56
33GoldcrestE1 5b *9
34QuasimodoE1 5b 3
35Yew LinkHVS 5b 2
36Old HolbornE1 5b **118
37Bole WayVS 4c *45
38Bole Way, Original FinishVS 4b 4
39Bole Way, Left-hand FinishHVS 5b 1
40Dead EntranceVD 4
41Main Scoop RouteHS 4b 8
42Main Scoop Route, Koala FinishHVS 5b 1
43Peeping TomE3 5c  
44CornixHVS 4c 11
45The CastleVS 4c 4
46HalanHS 4b 4
47Spekes ButtressVS 4c **4
48The New Girdle TraverseVS 4c 4
49The Old Girdle TraverseVS 4c 2
50bryants gully2 *28
 CLOGWYN TYLLAU  
52Ampyx (Clogwyn Tyllau)VS 5
 BOULDERING  
54Jerry's WallV6 **13
55Jerry's Wall SSV8 **11
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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.

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