Climbs 18
Rocktype Rhyolite
Altitude 450m a.s.l
Faces NW

Is this you on Marble slab, Clogwyn y Bochlwyd? © Sean Kelly

Crag features

Good rock with a such abundence of holds that any number of variations of the established routes can be had. Multi-pitch to 60 metres.

Approach notes

This attractive little buttress is a land mark on the long haul up to Cwm Bochlwyd, standing out well against the hillside by the stream that cascades from the Cwm.

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More Guidebooks:
Ogwen (2010)
Ogwen and Carneddau (1993)
Great crag, especially good in the evening after a climb on Tryfan or The Glyders, when it gets the sun. Why are some climbs listed in the logbook twice?
mark20 - 08/Jun/08
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1Shadow AreteD 41
2Parallel LinesE1 5b 1
3Wall Climb
HS 4b **312
4Waltz in Black
E1 5b *10
5Bochlwyd EliminateHVS 5a **260
6The WrackE2 5b **73
E3 5c 1
8Chimney ClimbS *341
9Chimney Climb - Direct Start
HS 4b **11
10Two Pitch RouteS *300
11Five Pitch RouteS 4b *261
12One Pitch Route
VS 4c *79
13Marble SlabHS 4b **461
14Arete and SlabD *444
15Gargoyle TraverseS 9
16Rising DampVS 4c 17

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