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