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The Sheep Pen

Gwynedd, WALES

Climbs 46 – Rocktype Rhyolite – Altitude ? – Faces NW

Crag features
A real evening suntrap. Brilliant range of problems on excellent sarp, rock (Flapper city). Best problems featuring the photogenic Pinch at V7 , and Dog Shooter at V4. Landings can be quite knarly but ok with a set of pads.

Access notes
from bethesda up on the A5 to the direction of ogwen, three small laybys are passed whitch are situated underneath a big scree running down to the road.The boulders are situated at the top of this scree at a grassy plateau. Park in the smalles of the three laybys beneath the scree.

Weather forecast

 Today  Thu  Fri  Sat  Sun 

0.9mm rain
Cloudy
17 °C
18 kph

0.4mm rain
Sunny periods
17 °C
20 kph

1.5mm rain
Cloudy
18 °C
20 kph

4.9mm rain
Cloudy
18 °C
17 kph

6.8mm rain
Mainly cloudy
15 °C
15 kph
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Guidebooks
North Wales Bouldering / Bowldro Gogledd Cymru (2004)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
 FIRST BLOCK  
2First Blocks P1V0 *95
3First Blocks P2V2 **92
4First Blocks P3V3 **84
5First Blocks P3 Sit StartV5 **4
6First Blocks P4V3 *55
7Klem's Arete (First Blocks P5)V4 **102
8Sheep DipperV2 5
9Mr TV4 *1
10Life In A Northern Town (First Blocks P6)V5 *5
11Little Groover (First Blocks P7)V3 *53
12Pocket PullerV3 3
13Mack The Knife (First Blocks P8)V4 **78
14Head shotV5 *3
 KLEM'S BLUGE  
16Klem's Bulge (First Blocks P9)V5 **53
17Klem's Bulge (Original/Low Method)V7 **23
 MAIN BLOCK  
19Ding Dong's Traverse (Main Block P1)V8 **7
20Ding Dong's Traverse into Dog ShooterV8+ **5
21Ding Dong's Traverse into Kingdom Of RainV9 **6
22Toe Dragon (Main Block P2)V5 **142
23Dirty SlapperV6 **39
24Toe Dragon into Dog ShooterV7 **63
25Toe Dragon into Kingdom of RainV8 **15
26Dog Shooter (Main Block P3)V4 ***232
 Climb nameGradex
27Kingdom Of Rain (Main Block P4)V6 ***76
28Gnasher (Main Block P5)V6 **38
29Jerry's problem (Main Block P6)V10 **3
30Low Traversef6A 13
31No Head For HeightsV4 1
32NHSV2 1
33NHS DirectV4 **1
34The Heels Have EyesV5 **3
 PINCH BLOCK  
36Pinch Block P1V4 *32
37Pinch Block P1 VariationV5 **4
38Front Crack (Pinch Block P2)V1 **49
39Front Crack (ss)V3 **52
40Weight Watcher (Pinch Block P3)V5 **27
41Front Face (Pinch Block P4)V0+ **58
42Inch Arete (Pinch Block P5)V0+ **33
43Inch Arete (ss)V4 **9
44The Pinch (Pinch Block P6)V7 **84
45Pinch RHV8 **2
46Groovef6A 6
 TERRAPIN BLOCK  
48Slap And TickleV3 *2
49Gollumf7A ***1
50The Terrapinf7B  
51Wall *f5 1
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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