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 *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 * 
 THE GREY GROUP  
9Grey RibVS 4b *39
10Grey GullyII/III *2
11Grey EliminateE1 5b *3
12Grey SlabVS 4b **215
13Grey Rib and Slab CombinationVS 4b ***8
14Grey GhostVI 6 ***3
15Grey AreteHVS 5a **109
16Procrastination CracksVS 5a *6
17Procrastination CracksVI 6 *1
18Tower GrooveVS 4c *2
19Twisting GullyIV 4 *3
20Twisting Gully ButtressD 6
 EAST BUTTRESS  
22East GullyIV 3/4 *5
23East AreteM **14
24Central GullyIV 4 *5
25High PastureII 2 **6
 CENTRAL BUTTRESS  
27Central AreteVD **178
28Great West SlabVS 4b 5
 WEST BUTTRESS  
30Grass RouteIV 4 *1
 OTHER  
32Arrow RouteM 1
33Bryant's Gully2 **47
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