Climbs 190
Rocktype Dolerite
Altitude 100m a.s.l
Faces S

Christmas Curry, Tremadog. © Dissenter

Crag features

One of the best crags in Wales, with multi-pitch routes up to 250ft. Many classic including Christmas Curry (S), One Step In The Clouds (VS 4c), The Plum (E1 5b), the unbeatable Vector (E2 5c), Void (E3 6a), Zukator (E4 6a) and of course Strawberries (E7 6b) and Dream Topping (E7 6c). Often busy with people exiled by the weather in the Pass.

Approach notes

Park near Eric's Caff off the A498. The crag is to the right. Finding the bottom of routes often involves jungle-bashing, so try to work out where you want to be early on. Walk off from the top if possible, and if abseiling is essential then leave a sling around the tree - don't run your rope around it (as that severely damages both).

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Guidebooks

North Wales Climbs

North Wales Climbs covers the best climbing from the whole of this huge and varied area. The book is modelled on the very popular West Country Climbs which set a new standard for selected climb guidebooks back in 2010. It contains all the routes from the 2010 publication North Wales Classics and many more routes and areas, with expanded descriptions and much bigger photo-topos. The book covers all the major mountain crags from Llanberis Pass, to Cloggy; and from Ogwen to the Carneddau. It also includes the Llanberis Slate quarries, Tremadog, the Moelwyns, the Gwynant Valley, Mid-Wales, Gogarth and the North Coast Limestone.
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North Wales Classics

A significant addition to the Rockfax stable; North Wales Classics is a pocket-sized guide packs in hundreds of superb routes throughout the mountains of Snowdonia. From Tremadog to Tryfan, and everywhere in between, the book covers mid-grade routes on the best crags and features top-notch photo-topos and inspirational action shots taking you where you want to go.
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More Guidebooks:
Tremadog (2010)
North Wales Rock (2006)
Tremadog and Cwm Silyn (1989) (1989)
The climb listed here as 'striptease' - vs 5a has recently suffered from a rockfall in the lower section of its first pitch. Some loose rock may remain. Be wary of further rockfall on this route
dmaldonado - 04/May/14
After learning to climb for 4 weeks came here to climb and did shadrach through the crack (chimney) that was annoyingly difficult to get through but a good experience.
Shane Standing - 25/Oct/10
Did Leg Slip recently - it might be a bit harder than HVS Roger Grimshaw
JRG - 09/Jun/09
i am from south wales and it was my first time at tremadog and i thought the overall grades were a bit tougher than the likes of wintours leap and shorncliff
jason morris - 18/Oct/05
When I first started to climb I went to North Wales to get away from the crumbly limestone of the Wye valley where I live. My first climb in Tremadog was Yogi (VS) and I found it probably one of best climbs I have ever done, or certainly the best VS I have ever done. Lovely rock, and when the protection is there it is brilliant and I seem to recall a good abseil station from the top. Nice easy climbing!
Sam Trefgarne - 15/Feb/02
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Valerie's Rib Area 
2GilljoVD *147
3Rip Torn
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E2 5c *3
4Valerie's RibHS 4b **1449
5Valerie's Rib Direct
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S 126
6ValorE2 5c **160
7Discretion
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E2 5c 1
8The Pink Fridge
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E3 5c *2
9The GrasperE2 5c ***204
10New Management
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E3 6a 2
11Zukator / Grasper ConnectionE3 5c ***45
12ZukatorE4 6b **75
13The Man Who Fell to Earth
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E4 6a *4
14The Man Who Fell To Earth Direct Finish
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E5 6b 2
15Quite Easy for Big Heads
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E6 6b *2
16Marathon Man
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E5 6a **4
17Marathon Man Variation
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E5 6a 1
18Clapton's CrackVS 4c *263
19The Sword
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HS 1
20Clean Edge
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E3 6a **12
 Neb Buttress 
22Kestrel Cracks
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HVS 5a **300
23The Neb
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E2 5c **106
24Broken Edge
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E2 5c *13
25Neb DirectE4 6a **47
26DotheboysE2 6a **9
27Anagram
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E2 5c **16
28Final Exam
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E2 5c *5
 Plum Buttress 
30Magic Mushroom
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E2 5b 1
31Grotto
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VS 4c *115
32Grotto Direct
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HVS 5a **143
33Vindaloo
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E2 5c 19
34Christmas CurryS 4a ***2237
35Christmas Curry / Micah EliminateHS 4b ***1912
36Christmas Curry / Finish Of Moments
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E3 5b 2
37Christmas Curry / Treemudrock Finish (aka Duff Plum Finish)
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VS 4c **90
38Christmas Curry / Lleolwyr FinishE1 5b 27
39Taste Of Thunder
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E2 5c  
40The PlumE1 5b ***1168
41The Plum - Crack Addict Start
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E2 5c 47
42Bombshell
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HVS 5a 1
 Fang Buttress 
44MolarHVS 5b 10
45Footless Frenzy
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HVS 5a  
46Quimbo
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E2 6a  
47The FangHVS 5a ***978
48The RootE2 5c **14
49ExtractionE2 5c **309
50StripteaseVS 5a **958
51Burlesque
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E3 6a **31
52High Kicks
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E3 5c *5
53G StringHVS 5a *66
54TriangulumHS 25
55Gangani Groove
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E1 6a * 
 One Step in the Clouds 
57 Hail BebeVD **1178
58 One Step in the CloudsVS 4c ***3026
59 Dark SideE2 6a *9
 Vector Buttress 
61Sultans of SwingE4 6a ***20
62DiadicE1 5b **213
63NimbusE2 5c **127
64Weaver / Nimbus ConnectionE2 5c **10
65The WeaverE2 5c ***394
66BananasE5 6b **16
67Llanberries
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E7 6c *1
68StrawberriesE7 6b ***12
69Dream Topping
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E7 7a ***1
70CreamE4 6a ***291
71VectorE2 5c ***1015
72The Croaker
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E3 5c *21
73The Atomic Finger FlakeE4 6a **62
74Swift Undercut
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E7 6c * 
75Raspberries
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E4 6b 1
76VoidE4 6a ***206
77The Mongoose
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E5 6a **9
78The SnakeE2 5c ***68
79The PhiltrumE6 6b **3
 Grim Wall 
81Rinkrank variation startE2 5c * 
82Grim Wall DirectE1 5b **981
83An Argument Among Plankton
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E3 6a *6
84Leg BreakE3 5c *18
85Grim WallVS 4c **1489
86Ham RouteVS 4c 11
87MeshachHVS 5a ***1148
88Meshach / Rattlesnake finishE2 5c *43
89Blinkers
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E2 5b *13
90Leg break / Meshach / Blinkers HybridE2 5c ***72
91ShadrachVS 4c **1340
92The BrothersVS 4c **367
93The Brothers Direct FinishE1 5b **90
94What Ever
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VS 5a 1
95The Brothers Independent FinishE1 5b 24
96Oblatron
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E3 5c 5
97Emily Street
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E2 5c *9
98CarloE1 5b *9
99SometimesE3 6a *2
 Leg Slip 
101Semper Dexter Nil Sinister
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E1 5b *8
102Bashi BazoukE1 5b *20
103Nifl-HeimHVS 5a **194
104Pizzle Puzzle
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E3 5c 1
105Pretzl LogicE2 5c **62
106VenomE3 6a **106
107Time Slip
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E3 6a 1
108Certain Slip
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E3 6a 1
109Leg SlipE1 5b **546
110First SlipE1 5c **349
111Leg Break Finish
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E2 5c 1
112Freudian Slip
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E2 5c 9
113Slip ShodE3 5c 1
114The Jackal
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E1 5b 1
115Slipway
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HVS 5a 3
116Breeze Buttress
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VD 1
117Glade wayVS 5
118Sail Mali
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HVS 5a  
119Solitaire
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E1 5b  
120Crazy Diamond
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E1 5b  
 Oakover Buttress 
122Knell for a Jackdaw
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S *98
123Hedera
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HVS 5a **49
124Headera
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HVS 5a  
125Oakover
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VS 4c *166
126BloodsuckerE2 5c *18
127Heartline
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E2 5c **54
128AxeoverVS 4c **128
129FFalabalam
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VS 4c *40
130Axeminster
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VD 53
131Fohn
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HS 4b *19
132Chinook
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VS 4c *3
 Merlin Buttress 
134Down To Earth
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E2 5c  
135Re-Enter Down
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E2 6a * 
136Re-entry
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E2 6a 4
137Belshazzar
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HVS 5a **185
138Earthsea
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HVS 5a 9
139Daddy CoolE2 5c *131
140Salamanda
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E1 5b 47
141The StingE2 5c *48
142Daddy Cool/The StingE2 5c **18
143Heartbreak HotelHS 2
144RienettaHS 4a **174
145Rienetta Variation Start
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VS **15
146Dragon
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E2 6b 1
147MerlinVS 5a *631
148Merlin DirectHVS 5a ***1490
149VultureE4 6a ***76
150Vulture Direct
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E4 6a 1
151GeireagleE3 5c **211
152Y BrogaHVS 5a *313
153O Brother
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VS 4b 2
154OberonS 4b *1320
155What's In A Name?
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E3 5c  
156Oberon Original Start
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HS 4c 76
157Oberon Easy StartD 18
158Oberon Variation FinishHS 4c 59
159Trivial PursuitsE3 6a  
160KaoE5 6a *1
161Emotional Crisis
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E4 5c *4
162Tout Fou
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E2 5c  
163Bombon El Perro
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E1 5c  
164Santa's Little Helper
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E1 5b 1
 Far Eastern Slabs 
166Frog Noise
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VD 13
167Cracked Slab
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D 111
 Boo-Boo Buttress 
169Park Life
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VS 5a 4
170Boo-BooD *881
171Starship Trooper
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E4 5c *3
172Tweek
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E4 6a  
173Rock On Tommy
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E4 6a * 
174Hot Rats
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E4 6a *3
 Borneo Buttress 
176Marino
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VS 4b 1
177GeronimoE2 5c *6
178Savage Man
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E4 6a  
179Borneo
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VS 4c *121
180Omo
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HS 4a 3
181QuercusHS 4b *10
182CynhyrchwyrVS 4c 111
183Tree RadicalHVS 5b 8
184Rio
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HS 4b *282
185Cynchwyr/RioVS 4b *32
 Yogi Area 
187GwaedE1 5b *62
188Placebo
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E3 5c  
189Penicillin
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E4 6b 1
190Chwys
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E2 5b **156
191Sheer Khan
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HVS 5a 16
192Sheer Resist
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E4 6b *1
193Sheer Khan Right HandS 4a **185
194Keep It Retro
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HVS 5a 6
195Smarter Than The Average Bear
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VS 4c 163
196YogiVS 4b **988
197Mr RangerVS 4c *157
198Mysophobia
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VS 4c 4
199Silver ShadowE2 5c 2
200TroHS 4a *174
201DagrauE1 5b *58
202LlafurE1 5b *66
203Gardien Des ÉtoilesVS 4b 3

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