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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.

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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 nameGradex
2Glyder Fach Summitsummit 630
3Bristly Ridge1 ***418
4Bristly RidgeII 2/3 ***58
5Nant BochlwydI/II *4
6The Chasm Face3 ***68
7Shark Buttress3 ***27
9Firebird RidgeVD 1
10Balti BluesS 4a 1
11Balti BoulevardVD 1
13Bristly Ridge1 ***145
14Square ChimneyS  
15Bristly Ridge (Winter)II 2/3 ***75
16Square Chimney ButtressS 1
17Square Chimney ButtressV 6 *2
18Dancing QueenIV 5 *5
19Honey, HoneyIV 5 * 
20Mama MiaIV 5 * 
21Oblique Buttress DirectVS 4c  
22Oblique ButtressS *10
23Oblique GullyVD 1
24QuixoteE4 6a **2
25GryngoletHVS 5a  
26Errant RouteS 4a  
27Arch GullyD  
28Arch Gully (Winter)V 6 ***7
29Out to LunchE3 5c *1
30Slab RouteVD *17
31The Spiral VariantD 5
32Arch ChimneyHS 4b  
33Arch Chimney (Winter)V 6 **2
34Main Gully1 **27
35Main GullyIII 3/4 *22
36Main Gully Ridge3 ***35
37Direct RouteHS 4c ***210
38The Winter FinishVD 4
39Gibson's ChimneyVS 4c 9
40Brown's CornerHVS 5b  
41The Tombstone CrackHS 4b * 
42The Left-Hand CrackVS 5a *5
43The Right-Hand CrackHVS 5b *11
44Hodgkin's VariationS *9
45DeviationE1 5c **1
46Glyder CrackE6 6b **1
47KayaE7 6b **1
48The WatchtowerE3 5c *2
49Lot's WifeVS 4c *47
50Lot's GrooveHVS 5a **57
51Chasm RouteVD **88
 Climb nameGradex
52Corkscrew CrackS 1
53Chasm CrackVS 4c 3
54Chasm RibS *1
55Senile SaunterE3 5c **1
56Chasm ChimneyD 2
57Girdle Traverse of East ButtressHS  
58Main Gully RidgeM 4
59The Upper SectionIII 1
61AlphaVS 4b 39
62BetaM 15
63GammaS *93
64DeltaD 38
65OmegaS 2
66East Gully ArêteD 41
67East GullyS 2
69Close To MeE3 6a *1
70Get CloseHVS 5a **11
71HyndsightE4 6a **2
72The Hollow MenE2 5c *2
74Hawk SlabVD  
75The Last PretenderE2 5c * 
76Hawk's Nest ArêteVS 4c **57
77Slim ChanceE1 5c *2
78Hawk's Nest ButtressS *18
79Needle's Eye ClimbVD *7
80Shark PinnacleM 4
81Groove RouteM  
83Back DoorVD  
84Wristy BusinessE3 5c * 
85Little ButtressS 1
86Lower Dolmen RibD 1
88Route IID **4
89Druid RouteS  
90Route 1VD  
91Dolmen RidgeM ***125
93Central GullyII/III *19
95Intermitten GullyM  
96Hyperbolic SlabM  
97Gully of the WindsI 5
99Castell y Gwyntsummit 28
100Lila's Chocolate FeastIII 4 *1
101Col GullyI 18
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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.

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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