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.

Approach 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 **128
5stumpy the dragonslayerE2 5c 13
6Health and EfficiencyE2 6a 2
9Short tree ChimneyS **18
10Short tree chimney with pitch2 variationVS 1
11Sea PantherE1 5a **94
12AgapanthusE1 5b 6
13Crown of ThornsS 4a *134
14BlackguardHVS 5a 6
15Zig ZagVS 4b *129
16CanolE1 5b **120
17JupiterE3 5b *1
18A Whiter Shade of PaleE2 5c **2
20Black WallE2 5c **10
21ScrogE1 5b 5
22Garlic grooveS 3c 5
23DillHS 2
24Rib and SlabVD **417
25The TickleS 5
26CastorVS 4c 5
27Black MikeHVS 5a 2
28CarlosE2 5c *7
29Wedding Bell AreteE2 5b 1
30Black PigE3 6a *3
31Rift WallVS 5a **144
32Rift Wall (Direct Finish)HVS 5b **5
33OrpheusE2 5b *29
34Black PuddingE3 5c *1
35Pedestal RouteVD 7
36Slab and GrooveHVS 5a 3
37Totally wired 9E8 6b *1
38Bog Of The Eternal StenchE5 6b **8
39The HereticE4 6a *5
40Yellow GrooveVS 4b **199
41BlackheadE3 6a *3
42Yellow WallE2 5b **92
43FeverHVS 5a 16
44Petite FleurHS 4b *48
45Grooved RibHVS 5a 9
46Rolling StoneE1 5b 1
48Blubber BeastsS 7
49the rib routeVD *28
51The Black BeltHS 4c **6
52What a JumpVS 4b 1
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1300 m above sea level seems quite high.
Deek - 04/Mar/04