Craig Llong

Climbs 20 – Rocktype Dolerite – Altitude ? – Faces S

Crag features
A true adventure crag, Craig Llong has a collection of serious climbs on flaky, very sharp rock that is either frighteningly steep, frighteningly loose, or both. The best routes are in the E4-E7 range, all of which feature wild moves in impressive positions. The cliff has an intimidating atmosphere and all the routes require a certain amount of "pysching up", helmets recommended.

Approach notes
From Trefin village centre drive 800m east on the road to Abercastle to parking spots. Follow path around fields to join coast path. Turn right. Craig Llong is the impressive cliff set into the north side of the bay.

Follow a vague path from a small dip in the coast path 50m before the crag is reached and downwards to the routes.

Avoid the routes on the lower section (left of Corkscrew) if seals are present during July to December (visual check needed) because of pupping.

Pembroke Vol 1 - North Pembroke (2013),
Out of print: Pembroke (part one) (1996)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
1Walk On ByE4 5c  
2Wait on the cornerE5 6b * 
3StrangersE6 6b **1
4Impetus NowE7 6b **1
5Chimney RouteHS 4a *4
6Classic WalksVS 4a 4
7Can You Walk Like You TalkE4 6a **2
8Go Take a Running JumpE6 6b * 
9Extreme WalksE4 6a * 
10CorksrewVS 4b 1
11The CountE1 5a  
12Grand DukeE2 5b 1
13Souls of the DepartedE4 6a *1
14The CambrianE5 6a ** 
15MoonstruckE6 6b *** 
16MoonieE6 6b *** 
17Trainer SlabHS 1
18Flake SlabVD  
19Cold ClimbVD  
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Stake at the top of Impetus Now area is totally gubbed - i pushed it flat to the ground by hand but was unable to remove it. There isn't a great deal else gear wise at the top here.
alan_davies - 13/Apr/12