Craig Ddu

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.

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

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
2Crankshaft(not actually the name)HVS 5b 2
3Telegram SamE1 6a 3
4mabinogionE2 5c **119
5stumpy the dragonslayerE2 5c 11
6Health and EfficiencyE2 6a 2
8Short tree ChimneyS **18
9Short tree chimney with pitch2 variationVS 1
10Sea PantherE1 5a **89
11AgapanthusE1 5b 6
12Crown of ThornsS 4a *129
13BlackguardHVS 5a 6
14Zig ZagVS 4b *121
15CanolE1 5b **111
16JupiterE3 5b *1
17A Whiter Shade of PaleE2 5c **2
18Black WallE2 5c **9
19ScrogE1 5b 5
20Garlic grooveS 3c 5
21DillHS 2
22Rib and SlabVD **387
23The TickleS 5
24CastorVS 4c 5
25Black MikeHVS 5a 2
26CarlosE2 5c *6
27Wedding Bell AreteE2 5b 1
28Black PigE3 6a *3
29Rift WallVS 5a **134
30Rift Wall (Direct Finish)HVS 5b **4
31OrpheusE2 5b *27
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 **183
39BlackheadE3 6a *3
40Yellow WallE2 5b **87
41FeverHVS 5a 14
42Petite FleurHS 4b *43
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