Glyder Fawr crag

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.

Guidebooks
Ogwen (2010), North Wales Rock (2006), Scrambles & Easy Climbs in Snowdonia (2005), Ogwen and Carneddau (1993), Welsh Winter Climbs (1988)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
1Seniors Ridge1 *65
2Direct Approach to Senior's Ridge2 *10
3Seniors RidgeI/II 2 *41
4Oblique GullyII/III 3 *18
5Grey LivesIV 5 *4
6Narrow GullyM 4
7Narrow GullyII/III 3 *3
8Square FurrowII/III 3 * 
 THE GREY GROUP  
10Grey RibVS 4b *40
11Grey GullyII/III *4
12Grey EliminateE1 5b *3
13Grey SlabVS 4b ***214
14Grey Rib and Slab CombinationVS 4b ***8
15Grey GhostVI 6 ***4
16Grey AreteHVS 5a ***110
17Procrastination CracksVS 5a *6
18Procrastination CracksVI 6 * 
19Tower GrooveVS 4c *2
20Twisting GullyIV 4 *3
21Twisting Gully ButtressD 6
 EAST BUTTRESS  
23East GullyIV 3/4 *5
24East AreteM **14
25Central GullyIV 4 *5
26High PastureII 2 **8
 CENTRAL BUTTRESS  
28Central AreteVD **181
29Great West SlabVS 4b 5
30Western PassageE1 5a * 
 WEST BUTTRESS  
32Grass RouteIV 4 *1
 OTHER  
34Arrow RouteM 1
35Bryant's Gully2 **48
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