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These details were last updated on 19/Apr/2010

Craig Ddu

Gwynedd, WALES

Climbs 50 – Rocktype Rhyolite – Altitude 181m a.s.l – Faces SW

Crag features
Black rock which often looks wet (and can be slow to dry out). Steep, despite appearances. A serious cliff though the rock is fine. Multi-pitch routes up to 230ft, notably Zig-Zag (VS 4b), Black Wall (E1 5c) and Yellow Wall (E2 5b). Also a huge HS traverse, The Black Belt.

Access notes
Given its position just above Beudy-Mawr near the bottom of the Llanberis Pass, car parking may be hard. Slog up from the road.

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North Wales Climbs (2013), North Wales Classics (2010), Llanberis (2009), North Wales Rock (2006),
Out of print: Llanberis (2003), Llanberis Pass (1994)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
2Crankshaft(not actually the name)HVS 5b 2
3Telegram SamE1 6a 3
4mabinogionE1 5c **115
5stumpy the dragonslayerE2 5c 11
6Health and EfficiencyE2 6a 2
8Short tree ChimneyS **17
9Short tree chimney with pitch2 variationVS 1
10Sea PantherE1 5a **84
11AgapanthusE1 5b 6
12Crown of ThornsS *125
13BlackguardHVS 5a 6
14Zig ZagVS 4b ***115
15CanolE1 5b *106
16JupiterE3 5b *1
17A Whiter Shade of PaleE2 5c **2
18Black WallE2 5c **8
19ScrogE1 5b 4
20Garlic grooveS 3c 5
21DillHS 2
22Rib and SlabVD 370
23The TickleS 4
24CastorVS 4c 5
25Black MikeHVS 5a 2
 Climb nameGradex
26CarlosE2 5c *4
27Wedding Bell AreteE2 5b 1
28Black PigE3 6a *3
29Rift WallVS 5a **130
30Rift Wall (Direct Finish)HVS 5b **4
31OrpheusE2 5b *26
32Black PuddingE3 5c *1
33Pedestal RouteVD 7
34Slab and GrooveHVS 5a 3
35Totally wired 9E8 6b *1
36Bog Of The Eternal StenchE5 6b ***8
37The HereticE4 6a *5
38Yellow GrooveVS 4b **174
39BlackheadE3 6a *3
40Yellow WallE2 5b **85
41FeverHVS 5a 13
42Petite FleurHS 4b *41
43Grooved RibHVS 5a 9
44Rolling StoneE1 5b 1
46Blubber BeastsS 7
47the rib routeVD *25
49The Black BeltHS 4c **5
50What a JumpVS 4b 1
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1300 m above sea level seems quite high.
Deek - 04/Mar/04