Craig y Castell (Tremadog) Gwynedd, WALES
Climbs 61 – Rocktype Dolerite – Altitude 250m a.s.l – Faces SW
Some great classics in the lower grades on perfect rock; tends also to be quiet. Single- and multi-pitch routes up to 220ft such as the wonderful Creagh Dhu Wall (HS 4b), One Step in the Crowds (E1 5b), The Wasp (E2 5c), Tensor (E2 6a) and Pellegra (E3 6a). (Might be a bit less than 250m above sea level! chrishedgehog)
Park in Tremadog town square; or at the intersection of the A4085 and A498, in the short lane leading to a school. Do not block the lane with cars. The crag is a short walk from the lane.
Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.
North Wales Climbs (2013), North Wales Classics (2010), Tremadog (2010), North Wales Rock (2006), Tremadog and Cwm Silyn (1989) (1989)
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The above comments apply only to the old guide. The new one is reliable|
harold walmsley - 24/Jun/11
The approach descriptions in the guidebook have been rendered out of date by the construction of a new hospital. The approach now seems to follow a track along the boundary of the hospital nearest to the school, then up the woods and scree to the R.
The guidebook descriptions of the approaches to Cheap Trick etc are hopeless as none of the mentioned features are visible.
harold walmsley - 27/Jul/09