Dinas Cromlech

Climbs 79 – Rocktype Rhyolite – Altitude 500m a.s.l – Faces S

Crag features
Three-star classic routes at every grade from VDiff (Spiral Stairs) to E8 (Nightmayer). The superclassics are Cenotaph Corner (E1 5c), Left Wall (E2 5c), Right Wall (E5 6a), Lord of the Flies (E6 6a). Often busy at Bank Holidays and warm weekends.

Approach notes
From roadside, walk 200m up scree. Parking can be limited - either arrive early or be prepared for a long walk. Boulders are at roadside. Needs dry weather but dries well.

Can also get 'Snowden Sherpa' (park and ride) from Llanberis.

North Wales Climbs (2013), North Wales Classics (2010), Llanberis (2009), North Wales Rock (2006), Rock climbing in Snowdonia (1990),
Out of print: Scrambles & Easy Climbs in Snowdonia (2005), Llanberis (2003), Llanberis Pass (1994)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
2Millwood's WallS 4a 1
3Vanishing PointE1 5b 2
4The ThingE2 5c ***112
5RootorooniE3 5c * 
6Cobweb CrackVS 5a **196
7Parchment PassageVD *203
8ScarabHVS 5b *5
9Pharaoh's PassageVS 4c 34
10ScrollHS 4a 3
11SpeedfreakE1 5b 10
12Pharaoh's WallVS 4c *110
13Noah's WarningVS 5a ***444
14Ramases WallE1 5b 5
15The NubianE1 5b 8
16Holly ButtressVS 4c *30
17ZimbabweE1 5c  
18Dives/Better ThingsVS 4b ***752
19Sabre CutVS 4c ***872
20CurfewE1 5b *99
21FoilE3 6a ***251
23EpitaphE3 5c *9
24Corridors of PowerE4 6a 1
25Spiral StairsD ***677
26Memory LaneE3 5c **191
27Tess of the d'UrbevillesE6 6b *11
28Left WallE2 5c ***864
29Left Wall Direct FinishE3 5c ***96
30True GripE5 6a ***91
31ResurrectionE4 6a ***287
32JRE5 6b *18
33Cenotaph CornerE1 5c ***1002
34NightmayerE8 6c **1
35Lord of the FliesE6 6a ***62
36The House of GodE6 6a * 
37Right WallE5 6a ***219
38PreciousE5 6b **7
39Ivory MadonnaE5 6b **2
40Cemetery GatesE1 5b ***1235
41The Grim JimE2 5b 41
42The Grim Jim - Direct StartE4 5c 1
44CrucifixE2 5b *10
45Crucifix DirectE4 5c *12
46GolgothaE4 5c  
47Ivy SepulchreE1 5b **416
48Hall of WarriorsE5 6a *6
49Jericho WallE2 5a **5
50Sexton's RouteS 2
51Nebs CrawlVD 4
52The Cromlech GirdleE2 5b ***15
54Flying ButtressVD ***1533
55Kamikazi FinishVS 4c 3
56ReneVS 4c 6
57The Puerile TickerVS 4c *2
58The QuakerHVS 5a  
59Crampon RouteVS 4b  
60NotandaHS 4a 3
62Tributary CrackD 13
63Misty WallE2 5b *11
64Cenotaph Corner FinishVS 4b *17
65OverlordE8 6c **3
66GruelHVS 5b 1
67Ivy Sepulchre CrackVD *15
68RumblefishE7 6b **2
69The Bastard PracticeE7 6c ** 
70GrondE2 5b **111
71GrandE5 6c  
72The MysteryE1 5b 8
73The MonsterE2 5c **46
74PegasusHVS 5a *4
75AwesomeE4 6a  
76Gross EncountersE2 5b * 
77Atomic Hot RodE5 6b *4
78Valley CrossingsVD 4
80Eggmeat AreteE3 6a **20
81Cromlech Grooves *S 1
82Red FacesVD 1
83Castle Gully *M 1
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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