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Carnedd Y Filiast (Cairn of the Greyhound Bitch)

Gwynedd, WALES

Climbs 32 – Rocktype Rhyolite – Altitude 631m a.s.l – Faces SE

Crag features
Vast expanse of layered slab, giving rise to some exceptionally long, easy mountain routes; some giving over 1000ft of continuous climbing. Many routes have a serious feel due to the almost complete lack of protection and total isolation. A place for those seeking solitude or an escape from the bustle of more modern crags.

Access notes
Approach directly up the hillside from the old Nant Ffrancon road. Once in the cwm the ridge opposite the slabs provides a good position from which to familiarise onself with the complex layout.

Weather forecast

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17 °C
14 kph

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15 °C
21 kph

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13 °C
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14 °C
10 kph

4.4mm rain
Mainly cloudy
16 °C
21 kph
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North Wales Climbs (2013), North Wales Classics (2010), North Wales Rock (2006), Ogwen and Carneddau (1993)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1Solo SlabD 6
3Underlap (Red Slab)VD *64
4Route TwoM 2
5SafariD 6
6Central Route (Red Slab)S **89
7Savannah(Red Slab)HS 4a 8
8Comrade(Red Slab)S 4a 7
9Route One (Red Slab)VD 14
10Red EdgeVD 9
11Little One (Red Slab)M 6
12Overlap (Red Slab)D 8
13Shark Attack(Black Slab)S 4a 1
15Walk This WayHS 4b 1
16Crystal(Tree Slab)D 3
17Dog Leg(Tree Slab)VD 4
18Bracken CornerS 4
 Climb nameGradex
19White LighteningS 9
20Static Electricity(Tree Slab)S 4a 1
21FrictionVD 4
23Left EdgeVD **207
24Jay RouteVD 5
25The Waved SlabM *24
26Waved Slab Goodbye(Waved Slab)D 1
27Undulation2 1
28HawkwindS 22
29The RidgeD 14
30Central RouteD 35
31Atlantic Slab3 31
32Russet SlabVS 4
33Jagged Creste *S 3
34Route one *D 1
35Little One *M 2
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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Quite simply the place to be :-)
Nicholas Livesey - 19/Oct/09