Craig Pant Ifan (Tremadog)

Climbs 161 – Rocktype Dolerite – Altitude ? – Faces S

Crag features
The crag that is always warm and often dry when clouds hang over the Llanberis Pass a few miles away. Many routes in the low Extreme grades, including the classic Silly Arete (E3 5c) as well as plenty for the VS leader to go at. Very little below VS, but the other Tremadog crags have plenty of those.

Access notes
Often hard to identify routes from the road due to trees. Walk off the top rather than abseiling, to save the trees.
Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.

Guidebooks
North Wales Climbs (2013), Tremadog (2010), North Wales Classics (2010), North Wales Rock (2006), Tremadog and Cwm Silyn (1989) (1989)

Climbs at this crag

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  Climb nameGrade
 CRAIG Y TARW 
2Forest View's Shattered CracksS
 PANT IFAN UPPER TIER 
4K.M.A.HS 4a
5MadogVS 4c *
6MyomancyHVS 5b
7Falling Block CrackS *
8MistookVS 4c *
9GwyneddVS 4b
10Rammer's RouteVS 5a
11MarathHVD
12MTNS
13Central AreteS
14Central StaircaseVD
15Bulging WallHS 4a *
16Quatre Fois DirectVS 4c **
17MeirionyddE1 6a
18Tu'ShaeHVS 5a
19Unnamed Severe In GuidebookS
20Girdle Traverse Of The Upper TierVD
21GoopE4 6b
 BADGER'S BUTTRESS 
23Badger's ButtressVD
 TWO FACE/STROMBOLI BUTTRESS 
25Next of Kin / Drug TestHVS 5b
26RingwraithE3 6a
27Helsinki WallE1 5b *
28Olympic SlabVS 4c *
29Blade RunnerE4 5c *
30The OlympiadE2 5c
31OrodruinE2 6a **
32SurrealE6 6b **
33The Unreal FinishE6 6b ***
34Surreal McCoyE6 6b **
35Plastic NerveE2 5c *
36StromboliHVS 5a **
37The Creature VariationE1 5b
38Hitler's ButtockE5 6b **
39Sexual SalamiE4 6b **
40Cardiac AreteE4 6a **
41The Agony and the EcstacyE5 6b *
 FEAR BUTTRESS 
43Rhywbeth BachVS 4b
44Mab y BwthynE1 5b
45Saffron SunsetHVS 5b
46FearE3 6a
47Mab y MynyddE2 5c
 EIFIONYDD BUTTRESS 
49Tam LinE2 5c
50Fine and MellowE1 5b *
51Electric EdgeE2 5c *
52Mons MegHVS 5a
53HuntleyVS 4c
54MillipedeHVS 4c
55Eifionydd WallHVS 5b
56StrempanE2 5b
 PEN Y CI BUTTRESS 
58R.I.P.VS 4c
59Curved AirE4 5c *
60Pengo's EliminateE4 5c
61CerberusE1 5b
62Rock 'n' RollHS
63Basin StreetE3 6a
64Oak Tree WallVS
 PEUTEREY BUTTRESS 
66Tea Time AreteVS 5a
67Ave Atque ValeS
68KrakatoaS
69GwrywgydiwrE1 5c
70TerraquaE2 6a
71Strumpet BlowerE1 5c
72EtnaS
73Pear Tree VariationVS 4c
74Silver CrowE1 5b
75The StrugglerE2 5c *
76BorchgrevinckS *
77Borchgrevinck / Poor Man's PeutereyS **
78Groove of HorrorE5 6a **
79StrapiomboHVS 5a **
80ErebusE3 5c **
81No Holds BarredE6 6c **
82Tall DwarfsE3 6a *
83Poor Man's PeutereyS **
84Great WesternVS 4c *
85Monkey PuzzleE1 5b
86Monkey Puzzle/PincushionE1 5b **
87The QuakermenE2 5c
88Harvey Proctor's Spanking SlapE2 5c
89PincushionE2 5c **
90Silly BillyE2 5c
91Silly AreteE3 5c ***
92FingerlickerE4 5c ***
93Fingerlicker Direct FinishE6 6b **
94BarbarianE1 5b **
95ScratchVS 4c *
96MangoletsiE3 6a **
97Mangoletsi Direct StartE2 5c
98Mangoletsi SuperdirectE5 6b **
99Mangoletsi The Original WayE3 6a *
100Spare RibE4 6a **
101ItchE2 6a *
102Rhych dy DinE2 5b
103Scratch AreteHVS 5a **
104Ivy CrackE1 5b
105Slabby FluesS
106Peripherique (Girdle Traverse of Peuterey Buttress)E1 5b **
107Laser CrackE1 5b **
108Blobby Goes BallisticE1 5b
109IntegralE2 5c *
110Integral DirectE3 5c **
111Limited EditionE5 6b
112The ToitE4 6b
113The SandbaggerE5 6b
114The Dune ChildE4 6b
 AVALANCHE BUTTRESS 
116FandangoE1 5b
117LucretiaVS
118Lakeland GemVS
119Whistling RufusHVS
120Clown of ThornsE1 5b
121Technical MasterE2 5c **
122WandaVS 4b
 STRANGEWAYS BUTTRESS 
124RapunzelVS 5a
125Attractive Mature Lady (Will Visit)E2 5b
126Bucket RiderE1 5b
127AlcatrazVS 4c **
128Hey!E1 5b
129HollowayHVS 5a
130Back to NatureE3 6a
131CrocadilloE2 5b *
132Crocadillo VariationE2 5b **
133StrangewaysVS 4c
134Holloway/CrocodilloE2 5b **
135AgoraphobiaHVS 5a
 HOGMANAY BUTTRESS 
137Life in a DayE3 5c
138BroadmoorE1 5b
139Psyche 'n' BurnE6 6b ***
140VulcanE4 6a ***
141FalconE1 5b **
142Sonic SinbinE4 6a *
143PippikinE4 6a ***
144ScarecrowE3 5c *
145Scarecrow Direct StartE4 6a
146The StealE4 6b
147SteelfingersE2 5c
148Raven's Nest WallE2 5b
149Dead Rooks Don't SpeakE3 5b
150Rookery NookHVS 5a
151Gothic GroovesE1 5b
152W.O.B.HVS 4c
153Stormy WeatherE3 6a
154Hogmanay HangoverHS 4b **
155Hogmanay Hangover Direct FinishHVS 5b
156Omerta CrackE3 6a
157Hogmanay GirdleE3 5c *
158ValerianE1
 BOULDERS 
160CircusV7 **
161FunfareV3
162Bored Silly *f5+ 5b ***
163Jungle Hand Jive *f6C
164Full Gas *f6A+ *
165Holler For The Dollar *f6B+ ***
166Greenback *f6C *
167Nickles N Dime's *f6A+
168Le Mans *f6A *
169Easy Peeler *f2
170Mental Magnet *f6A+
171Arête Eliminate *f6A
172Independence Day *f6B *
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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USER FEEDBACKLogin as Existing User to add your comments
don't try to walk off to the right looking up. chest high brambles and no path. no path to the left from falcon/vulcan area so abseil is the only viable option for descent.
rurp - 16/Oct/12
DO NOT abseil off if possible/practical. It's lazy, antisocial and erodes the trees.
victim of mathematics - 03/Sep/12
abseil off if possible to prevent erosion of the paths
cankerblossom - 02/Sep/12
I don't believe this is Dolerite. More likely to be Micro-gabbro with Mica schist at the base. Dolerite is a term over used in outdated surveys.
Ian Jones - 23/Nov/10
Do you have more up to date information?

These details were last updated on 18/May/2012
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