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Glyder Fach

Gwynedd, WALES

Climbs 97 – Rocktype Rhyolite – Altitude 994m a.s.l – Faces N

Crag features
Clean, rough rock of excellent quality. Good selection of middle grade routes in a mountain setting. Mainly multi-pitch routes to 125 metres.

Access notes
From beside Llyn Bochlwyd, after the steep approacg to the Cwm, the cliff can be seen amongst the high surrounding ridges. Avoid the steep screes below the cliff by making use ofthe track to Bwlch Tryfan and cutting across the hillside.

Weather forecast

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3.7mm rain
Sunny periods
14 °C
17 kph

0.0mm rain
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16 °C
9 kph

0.2mm rain
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18 °C
9 kph

0.0mm rain
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17 °C
12 kph

0.0mm rain
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17 °C
14 kph
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Guidebooks
North Wales Climbs (2013), North Wales Classics (2010), Ogwen (2010), North Wales Rock (2006), Scrambles & Easy Climbs in Snowdonia (2005), Ogwen and Carneddau (1993)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
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2Glyder Fach Summitsummit 685
3Bristly Ridge1 ***599
4Bristly RidgeII 2/3 ***138
5Nant BochlwydI/II *4
6The Chasm Face3 ***72
7Shark Buttress3 ***28
 PENGLOG BUTTRESS  
9Firebird RidgeVD 1
10Balti BluesS 4a 1
11Balti BoulevardVD 1
 EAST BUTTRESS  
13Square ChimneyS  
14Square Chimney ButtressS 1
15Square Chimney ButtressV 6 *2
16Dancing QueenIV 5 *5
17Honey, HoneyIV 5 * 
18Mama MiaIV 5 * 
19Oblique Buttress DirectVS 4c  
20Oblique ButtressS *11
21Oblique GullyVD 1
22QuixoteE4 6a **2
23GryngoletHVS 5a  
24Errant RouteS 4a  
25Arch GullyD  
26Arch Gully (Winter)V 6 ***7
27Out to LunchE3 5c *1
28Slab RouteVD *22
29The Spiral VariantD 5
30Arch ChimneyHS 4b  
31Arch Chimney (Winter)V 6 **2
32Main Gully1 **33
33Main GullyIII 3/4 *22
34Main Gully Ridge3 ***39
35Direct RouteHS 4c ***255
36The Winter FinishVD 4
37Gibson's ChimneyVS 4c 11
38Brown's CornerHVS 5b  
39The Tombstone CrackHS 4b * 
40The Left-Hand CrackVS 5a *5
41The Right-Hand CrackHVS 5b *12
42Hodgkin's VariationS *12
43DeviationE1 5c **1
44Glyder CrackE6 6b **1
45KayaE7 6b **1
46The WatchtowerE3 5c *3
47Lot's WifeVS 4c *51
48Lot's GrooveHVS 5a **62
49Chasm RouteVD **99
50Corkscrew CrackS 1
 Climb nameGradex
51Chasm CrackVS 4c 3
52Chasm RibS *1
53Senile SaunterE3 5c **1
54Chasm ChimneyD 3
55Girdle Traverse of East ButtressHS  
56Main Gully RidgeM 5
57The Upper SectionIII 1
 ALPHABET SLABS  
59AlphaVS 4b 44
60BetaM 15
61GammaS *100
62DeltaD 40
63OmegaS 2
64East Gully ArêteD 45
65East GullyS 2
 GABLE BUTTRESS  
67Close To MeE3 6a *1
68Get CloseHVS 5a **13
69HyndsightE4 6a **3
70The Hollow MenE2 5c *2
 HAWKS NEST BUTTRESS  
72Hawk SlabVD  
73The Last PretenderE2 5c * 
74Hawk's Nest ArêteVS 4c **60
75Slim ChanceE1 5c *3
76Hawk's Nest ButtressS *21
77Needle's Eye ClimbVD *7
78Shark PinnacleM 5
79Groove RouteM  
 LITTLE BUTTRESS  
81Back DoorVD  
82Wristy BusinessE3 5c * 
83Little ButtressS 1
84Lower Dolmen RibD 1
 DOLMEN BUTTRES  
86Route IID **5
87Druid RouteS  
88Route 1VD  
89Dolmen RidgeM ***137
 WEST BUTTRESS  
91Central GullyII/III *19
92SidewalkVD  
93Intermitten GullyM  
94Hyperbolic SlabM  
95Gully of the WindsI 5
 CASTELL Y GWYNT  
97Castell y Gwyntsummit 33
98Lila's Chocolate FeastIII 4 *1
99Col GullyI 18
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Penglog buttress ??
Sy Finch - 10/Jan/12

Would like to add Penglog Buttress
Neil Watson - 24/Aug/11

Sorry - meant 620 metres - by the contour lines
glyn28 - 04/Jan/06

Altitude unknown? Is is not 994 metres?
glyn28 - 04/Jan/06