Carreg Wastad

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.

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 nameGrade
 CARREG WASTAD FACH  
2Question MarkVS 4c 2
3Dave's RouteHS 3
 CARREG WASTAD  
5SkylonHS 4b *778
6The WrinkleVD **1023
7Sun ValleyHVS 5a 22
8California RaisinsE2 5b 1
9First TestVS 4c *42
10GryphonHVS 5b *21
11Brute 33E3 6a *12
12Unicorn DirectHVS 5a *25
13UnicornHVS 5b *72
14ElidorE1 5b *47
15LionVS 4c *184
16Overlapping WallE1 5b **187
17Overhanging Chimney VariationVS 4c **100
18JaywayE3 5c 2
19Overhanging ButtressE4 5c 2
20The CreviceVS 4c 13
21Rackstone CribVS 4b *30
22Slipstone SlabVS 4c 4
23Crackstone RibS 4a ***1678
24Rottish MonkHVS 5a 3
25Ribstone CrackVS 4c **440
26Erosion GrooveHVS 5a 47
27Erosion Groove DirectE2 5c *81
28Twisted SisterE3 5c *7
29Shadow WallVS 4c **652
30Yellow CrackHVS 5b *62
31ZangorillaE4 6a *32
32TrilonVS 5a *60
33GoldcrestE1 5b *9
34QuasimodoE1 5b 5
35Yew LinkHVS 5b 2
36Old HolbornE1 5b **155
37Bole WayVS 4c *53
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 *33
 CLOGWYN TYLLAU  
52Ampyx (Clogwyn Tyllau)VS 5
 BOULDERING  
54Jerry's WallV6 **14
55Jerry's Wall SSV8 **14
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