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Glyder Fawr crag

Gwynedd, WALES

Climbs 30 – Rocktype Rhyolite – Altitude 828m a.s.l – Faces N

Crag features
Variable rock, from super-rough to very smooth. Some gems, including the classic "Grey Arete" (*** HVS). Multi-pitch routes to 200 metres.

Access notes
This cliff is the culmination of the Idwal Slabs, situated near the summit of Glyder Fawr. With an early start, the worst of the screes on the approach can be avoided by choosing a combination of routes on the slabs below.

Weather forecast

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4.8mm rain
Mainly cloudy
17 °C
21 kph

1.7mm rain
16 °C
18 kph

1.1mm rain
Sunny periods
16 °C
23 kph

9.5mm rain
Sunny periods
14 °C
24 kph

0.4mm rain
16 °C
14 kph
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Ogwen (2010), North Wales Rock (2006), Scrambles & Easy Climbs in Snowdonia (2005), Ogwen and Carneddau (1993), Welsh Winter Climbs (1988)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1Seniors Ridge1 *61
2Direct Approach to Senior's Ridge2 *10
3Seniors RidgeI/II 2 *34
4Oblique GullyII/III 3 *17
5Grey LivesIV 5 *3
6Narrow GullyM 3
7Square FurrowII/III 3 * 
9Grey RibVS 4b *39
10Grey GullyII/III *2
11Grey EliminateE1 5b *3
12Grey SlabVS 4b **214
13Grey Rib and Slab CombinationVS 4b ***8
14Grey GhostVI 6 ***3
15Grey AreteHVS 5a **109
16Procrastination CracksVS 5a *6
17Procrastination CracksVI 6 * 
 Climb nameGradex
18Tower GrooveVS 4c *2
19Twisting GullyIV 4 *3
20Twisting Gully ButtressD 6
22East GullyIV 3/4 *5
23East AreteM **13
24Central GullyIV 4 *5
25High PastureII 2 **6
27Central AreteVD **177
28Great West SlabVS 4b 5
30Grass RouteIV 4 *1
32Arrow RouteM 1
33Bryant's Gully2 **46
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