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 1
6FlightingHVS 5a  
7SayfariVD 3
8FingernailHVS 5a *1
9One CarlosE5 6b  
10FrancoHVS 5a  
11TweakE1 5b  
12Stoned RomanE1 5b  
13Et Tu Brutus6b+ *1
14Whilst Rome Burns7a *4
15A Stab In The Back7b * 
16U Got Me Bugged7a+ *1
17Bug Off7b+ * 
18Serengetti7a  
19Lurking in the Long Grass7a+ *1
20Rays and Hail7b+ * 
21Ray of Hope6c+ * 
 SENTINEL AREA  
23BennettoHS 4
24SentinelE2 5c **19
25Freeway MadnessE4 5c *2
26Highway HysteriaHVS 5a  
27BuffoonVS 4c  
28Polytextured Finish6c 2
29Bold PolyVS 4b 10
30Sometimes Yes, Sometimes NoE3 6a * 
31A Dose of Barley Fever6c *1
32Slippery Caramel7a * 
33Nesting CrackHVS 5a  
34MonumentalHS 2
 KINBERG AREA  
36KinbergVS 4c ***109
37Atlantic TravellerVS 4c **34
38Bone OrchardE3 5c *2
39Unknown FeelingsE2 5b **29
40A Spaceman in the WhitehouseE4 6a  
41Space AceE3 5c **2
42Mitsuki GrooveHVS 5a *22
43Non StopE1 5c *2
44Smokey BearE2 5b 1
45Physical Transaction7a+  
46Freely Slapping Upwards7b  
47Prickly Heat7a+ *1
48Pictures of LivingE4 6a * 
49Mr WobblerE3 6a  
50Dying Tonight7b * 
51Slap and Tickle7a+ *2
 ATMOSPHERES AREA  
53Wibbly Wobbly World6c 1
54Funky Monkey Pie7c * 
55Killer Gorilla7a+ **3
56Killer Gorilla - Free7c+ ** 
57Planet Claire7b *** 
58Atmospheres6c+ ***9
59Atmospheres - Free7b+ *** 
60Private Idaho7c ** 
61Generation of Swine7b+ ***1
62Brain Box7b+ ** 
63Aphrodizziness7a 2
64OxygenE3 6a **1
 MENTAL TRANSITION AREA  
66Eddie Waring Lives On6c+ *3
67Demolition ManE4 6b * 
68Mental TransitionE4 6b ***9
69Through the Grapevine7b ***4
70What's Goin' On7a **18
71The Sinking, Shrinking, ShrimpE2 5c *4
72Spastic SpiderE2 5c *2
73Shy of CoconutsE4 6b  
74Candy7b *2
75Lickin' Lollipops7b *8
 LAST FANDANGO AREA  
77CondessaHVS 5a  
78Friction FactorE2 6a *3
79Hard FoughtE2 5b 1
80Last FandangoE1 5b *6
81Wafer WayVS 4c *13
82ShasavaanE1 5b  
83King of FoolsE3 6a * 
84MainstayE3 6a *1
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 2
95Storm RiderE3 5c  
96Centre LineVS 4c 7
 DANGERMOUSE AREA  
98TrophyHS 14
99Whispering WallE2 5b 1
100DangermouseE5 6b **2
101Baby Frogs with Dirty Little LipsE3 6a *3
102Obelisks Fly HighHS *59
103MegalithHS 16
104TransientHVS 5a 11
105PugilistHS 12
106ScaremongerHVS 4c 7
107LaxM 7
108Auto-De-FeS 23
109FrigorificE1 5b 4
110CentrefoldHVS 5b *11
111CalefactionVS 4c 34
112ExostosisHVS 5a *18
113SwellVS 4c 10
114BlisterHVS 4c 4
 QUICK TICK WALL  
116Minnie Minor6c  
117Happy SlapperE4 *1
118Sister MoonE3 5c 1
119Unknown CrackVS 4b 1
120Gilly FlowerHVS 5b 5
121Waffle or Crack (ers)E2 5c **1
122Toe BitterE2 5c  
123Flied LiceE1 5b 1
124Crypt TickHVS 5a *25
125Pig PenE3 6a  
126WinterhillE3 5c * 
127Old ChipattiE3 6a *1
128El CrapitanHVS 5a 1
129Pumpkin SeedE1 5b 3
130Lentil ManE1 5b 3
131FingerbobsHVS 5b 7
132Celery StickE1 5c  
133Tindaloo TrotsE2 5c  
134Short TripVS 5a 1
135Lay Me BackHS 7
 TWO TIER AREA  
137Splitting Finger CrackE2 5b *6
138Pinfold Left-HandVS 4b 7
139Pinfold Right-HandVS 4b 9
140Wooly RambleVS 4c 1
141The Moving FingerE3 6a 1
142Buster BloodvesselE3 6a * 
143Red Flag DayE5 6a **2
144Progressions of PowerE3 5c **18
145Progressions of Power 2nd Pitch VariantHVS 5b **4
146Gerald's DilemmaVS 4c *22
147Glorious WobblegongE4 6b * 
148Overhanging CrackE1 5b **19
149Rock a LittleE2 6a *1
150Pocket RocketE4 6b  
151G.M.B.HE3 6a *3
152E.C.VVS 4c **82
 SOLO IN SOHO AREA  
154Eagle's Nest CrackHS 17
155Dead or AliveVS 4b 15
156Alive Not DeadVS 4c 13
157Neon KnightsE2 5b 6
158Phallic TowerHVS 5a 13
159MarnieHVS 4c *28
160Life of Dubious VirtueE4 6b * 
161Y CornerHVS 5a *83
162Too Many WomenE2 5c 1
163Vacances VerticalesE2 5c **42
164Darling RoseE3 6b 3
165Foot Loose and Fancy FreeE1 5b 6
166MaranderE1 5a *51
167Russian RouletteE2 5b 3
168Solo in SohoE3 6a ***45
169AlchemyE3 6a  
170Devils AlternativeHVS 5a *65
171ToccataVS 5a **115
172Play to KillE2 5c  
173Banana SplitsE3 6a * 
174Shoot to ThrillE7 6b **6
175Midnight SpecialHVS 5b 6
 MONKSHEAD BUTRESS  
177Hunky Monk6c 2
178The After Eights7b  
179People Give Me the Eyes7c ** 
180Yankee Doodle Dandy7b+ 2
181I Feel Like a Wog7b *2
182Too Monk to Funk7c  
183YoyoyoyoE3 6a  
184Golly Gee6b+ *6
185Golly Gosh6b+ *6
186Indian SummerE5 6b  
187Golly Wog6c 3
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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