Clogwyn Y Geifr

Climbs 62 – Rocktype Rhyolite – Altitude ? – Faces NE

Crag features
Spectacular scenery and setting, including the Twll Du waterfall (Devil's Kitchen) -- hence the morbid route names. Some suspect rock. Multi-pitch routes to 100 metres.

For the winter route, see Devils Kitchen (Cwm Idwal) - Winter

Access notes
Clogwyn y Geifr is sprawled across the head of Cwm Idwal.

The cliffs are the home of several species of rare flora. Climbers are asked to show consideration and respect this.
Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.

Ogwen (2010), Ogwen and Carneddau (1993)

Climbs at this crag

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  Climb nameGrade
2South NoseVD
3South GullyS
4Botany Bay ClimbVD
5Central GrooveD
6Piece by Piece ClimbVD
7PlutoVS 4c
8The TridentHVS 5a
9Devil's AppendageHVS 5a
10Devil's PulpitHVS 5a
11Devil's PipesHS 4b
12Little CornerS
13RedemptionHVS 5a
15Goats GrooveD
16Goats WalkM
17Devil's PastureM
18Hothouse CrackVD
19Dump CrackS
20Devil's DumpS
21Pilgrim's ProgressHS 4a
22Night MovesE3 5c
23Devil's Kitchen RouteVD *
24Direct FinishVS 4c
25Waterfall ClimbVS 4c
26Right Wall RouteVS 4c
27Hell's TeethE3 5c *
28GehnnaHVS 5a *
29HadesE1 5b
30Advocate's WallVS 4b
31TartarusE1 5b
32The Devil Dries OutE5 6a *
33Hell's GateE3 5c
34Devil's ButtressS
35The SorcererHVS 5a
36Devil's StaircaseS **
37Devil's BastionE2 5c *
38SatanHVS 5b
39Devil's AppendixVS 4c *
40AppendicitisE3 5c *
41Hanging Garden GrooveE1 5c
42Hanging Garden GullyVD
43The Main CrackS
44Staircase TraverseD
45Cellar ButtressD
46Devil's DelightE1 5b *
47Devil's CellarVD
48Cool Chute ExitS
50Easy SlabVD
51Easy GullyM
52God's Little AcreHVS 5a
53Junior SlabHVS 5b
54Devil's NordwandE1 5b **
55Hell-BentE2 5b
56Devil's FissureE1 5b *
57Devil's DoghouseHVS 5c
58FaustusE2 5c
59Devil's DiveVS 4b
60InfernoVS 4c
61North SlabsVS 4c
62TranquillityHVS 4c
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for the winter routes see Devils Kitchen (Cwm Idwal) - Winter
michael burrows - 17/Jun/13
Where are the Winter Routes?
Christheclimber - 03/Apr/11
No mention at all of the winter routes there? Icefall country if the conditions are right............
AJM - 01/Mar/05
Do you have more up to date information?

These details were last updated on 23/Nov/2014

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