Glyder Fach

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.

Guidebooks
North Wales Climbs (2013), Ogwen (2010), North Wales Classics (2010), North Wales Rock (2006), Scrambles & Easy Climbs in Snowdonia (2005), Ogwen and Carneddau (1993)

Climbs at this crag

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

These details were last updated on 09/Feb/2013
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