Pinfold Area

Climbs 200 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 336m a.s.l – Faces ?

Crag features
A magnificent group of crags offering the visitor a great variety of climbing in all grades. Wall climbing, jamming cracks sport routes, lunatic fringe routes, and even some aid can all be had here.

Access notes
Proceed along the Eglwyseg Valley road, as for World's End Crag, until a turning, signposted 'Panorama', appears on your right. Follow the roadaround to your left, and after about 600m you will come to a large layby on the right near a track, where you park. Walk down the road to the gate and follow the drive up to where it crosses a river bed. From this poind you can see the North Buttress high on the left skyline, the South Buttress directly in front, and towering above on the right, Monks Buttress.

Guidebooks
Clwyd Limestone (2005), www.sportsclimbs.co.uk (1995), Clwyd Rock (1993)

Climbs at this crag

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  Climb nameGrade
 DESCENT AREA 
2UndercurrentE2 5c
3Smouldering BoulderingE3 6a
4Ye Old Cod PieceE3 5c
5Sweet SatisfactionHS
6FlightingHVS 5a
7SayfariVD
8FingernailHVS 5a *
9One CarlosE5 6b
10FrancoHVS 5a
11TweakE1 5b
12Stoned RomanE1 5b
13Et Tu Brutus6b+ *
14Whilst Rome Burns7a *
15A Stab In The Back7b *
16U Got Me Bugged7a+ *
17Bug Off7b+ *
18Serengetti7a
19Lurking in the Long Grass7a+ *
20Rays and Hail7b+ *
21Ray of Hope6c+ *
 SENTINEL AREA 
23BennettoHS
24SentinelE2 5c **
25Freeway MadnessE4 5c *
26Highway HysteriaHVS 5a
27BuffoonVS 4c
28Polytextured Finish6c
29Bold PolyVS 4b
30Sometimes Yes, Sometimes NoE3 6a *
31A Dose of Barley Fever6c *
32Slippery Caramel7a *
33Nesting CrackHVS 5a
34MonumentalHS
 KINBERG AREA 
36KinbergVS 4c ***
37Atlantic TravellerVS 4c **
38Bone OrchardE3 5c *
39Unknown FeelingsE2 5b **
40A Spaceman in the WhitehouseE4 6a
41Space AceE3 5c **
42Mitsuki GrooveHVS 5a *
43Non StopE1 5c *
44Smokey BearE2 5b
45Physical Transaction7a+
46Freely Slapping Upwards7b
47Prickly Heat7a+ *
48Pictures of LivingE4 6a *
49Mr WobblerE3 6a
50Dying Tonight7b *
51Slap and Tickle7a+ *
 ATMOSPHERES AREA 
53Wibbly Wobbly World6c
54Funky Monkey Pie7c *
55Killer Gorilla7a+ **
56Killer Gorilla - Free7c+ **
57Planet Claire7b ***
58Atmospheres6c+ ***
59Atmospheres - Free7b+ ***
60Private Idaho7c **
61Generation of Swine7b+ ***
62Brain Box7b+ **
63Aphrodizziness7a
64OxygenE3 6a **
 MENTAL TRANSITION AREA 
66Eddie Waring Lives On6c+ *
67Demolition ManE4 6b *
68Mental TransitionE4 6b ***
69Through the Grapevine7b ***
70What's Goin' On7a **
71The Sinking, Shrinking, ShrimpE2 5c *
72Spastic SpiderE2 5c *
73Shy of CoconutsE4 6b
74Candy7b *
75Lickin' Lollipops7b *
 LAST FANDANGO AREA 
77CondessaHVS 5a
78Friction FactorE2 6a *
79Hard FoughtE2 5b
80Last FandangoE1 5b *
81Wafer WayVS 4c *
82ShasavaanE1 5b
83King of FoolsE3 6a *
84MainstayE3 6a *
85Basket CaseE3 6a
86Stress TestE4 6b
87The Soft MachineE4 6b *
88Vicious CirclesE5 6b
 BAGPUS AREA 
90Ornamental Art Mark 2E5 6b
91Origami TodayE4 6a
92Poison LetterE3 5c
93BagpusE5 6a *
94Baron GreenbackE6 6a
95Storm RiderE3 5c
96Centre LineVS 4c
 DANGERMOUSE AREA 
98TrophyHS
99Whispering WallE2 5b
100DangermouseE5 6b **
101Baby Frogs with Dirty Little LipsE3 6a *
102Obelisks Fly HighHS *
103MegalithHS
104TransientHVS 5a
105PugilistHS
106ScaremongerHVS 4c
107LaxM
108Auto-De-FeS
109FrigorificE1 5b
110CentrefoldHVS 5b *
111CalefactionVS 4c
112ExostosisHVS 5a *
113SwellVS 4c
114BlisterHVS 4c
 QUICK TICK WALL 
116Minnie Minor6c
117Happy SlapperE4 *
118Sister MoonE3 5c
119Unknown CrackVS 4b
120Gilly FlowerHVS 5b
121Waffle or Crack (ers)E2 5c **
122Toe BitterE2 5c
123Flied LiceE1 5b
124Crypt TickHVS 5a *
125Pig PenE3 6a
126WinterhillE3 5c *
127Old ChipattiE3 6a *
128El CrapitanHVS 5a
129Pumpkin SeedE1 5b
130Lentil ManE1 5b
131FingerbobsHVS 5b
132Celery StickE1 5c
133Tindaloo TrotsE2 5c
134Short TripVS 5a
135Lay Me BackHS
 TWO TIER AREA 
137Splitting Finger CrackE2 5b *
138Pinfold Left-HandVS 4b
139Pinfold Right-HandVS 4b
140Wooly RambleVS 4c
141The Moving FingerE3 6a
142Buster BloodvesselE3 6a *
143Red Flag DayE5 6a **
144Progressions of PowerE3 5c **
145Progressions of Power 2nd Pitch VariantHVS 5b **
146Gerald's DilemmaVS 4c *
147Glorious WobblegongE4 6b *
148Overhanging CrackE1 5b **
149Rock a LittleE2 6a *
150Pocket RocketE4 6b
151G.M.B.HE3 6a *
152E.C.VVS 4c **
 SOLO IN SOHO AREA 
154Eagle's Nest CrackHS
155Dead or AliveVS 4b
156Alive Not DeadVS 4c
157Neon KnightsE2 5b
158Phallic TowerHVS 5a
159MarnieHVS 4c *
160Life of Dubious VirtueE4 6b *
161Y CornerHVS 5a *
162Too Many WomenE2 5c
163Vacances VerticalesE2 5c **
164Darling RoseE3 6b
165Foot Loose and Fancy FreeE1 5b
166MaranderE1 5a *
167Russian RouletteE2 5b
168Solo in SohoE3 6a ***
169AlchemyE3 6a
170Devils AlternativeHVS 5a *
171ToccataVS 5a **
172Play to KillE2 5c
173Banana SplitsE3 6a *
174Shoot to ThrillE7 6b **
175Midnight SpecialHVS 5b
 MONKSHEAD BUTRESS 
177Hunky Monk6c
178The After Eights7b
179People Give Me the Eyes7c **
180Yankee Doodle Dandy7b+
181I Feel Like a Wog7b *
182Too Monk to Funk7c
183YoyoyoyoE3 6a
184Golly Gee6b+ *
185Golly Gosh6b+ *
186Indian SummerE5 6b
187Golly Wog6c
188Swiss Drum RollE5 6b
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All area's updated and climbs now in order.
Luke Owens - 25/Jul/12
Seems a pretty good crag with plenty of variety. The Soho area is rather pleasant, further along things get more dramatic and the path probably warrants an E-grade...
Fiend - 19/Oct/05
Bit loose on North wall its like being under fire their is that much rock coming down from your partner
ashaw - 16/Aug/04
Do you have more up to date information?

These details were last updated on 24/Jul/2012
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