Climbs 50
Rocktype Limestone

Faces N

Some E2 on the Great Orme © Laurence

Crag features

There are seven crags in this area. the first is Hamburger Buttress which is above the road and subjected to the same restrictions as Pen Trwyn. The rest are down at sea-level. Crinkle Crag is the most extensive and Wonder Wall has the best climbing but all the crags have the same high quality rock, pleasant atmosphere and solitude. The area has been very neglected in the past, with most climbers preferring the easy pickings of the Marine Drive. Seals, dolphins and even whales have been more likely companions than another pair of climbers. The development of Wonder Wall may change this since it now boasts the best set of E4 wall climbs on the whole of North Wales Limestone, all resin-bolted, non-tidal and unrestricted (but sometimes a wee bit cold).

Approach notes

Continue along the Marine Drive from Pen Trwyn, past the summit turn-off, and past the aforementioned Big Mac Buttress. For a toll-free approach, drive to the summit of the Orme from Llandudno and drop down the road by St.Tudno

Wonder Wall is now (June 2013) fully bird restricted and after a visit there yesterday I can see why - the place stinks and has nests and eggs strewn across the crag.
ksjs - 10/Jun/13
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
  Surprise Zawn - East Wall
2 Choose Carefully
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HS 4b * 5
3 Snap
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VS 4c 6
4 Fraggle Rock HVS 4c * 18
5 Winebar Wall
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E4 6a *  
6 'Tel Shady
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E4 6b *  
7 On the Waterfront HVS 5a * 5
8 Primeval E5 6b *** 1
9 Larger than Life
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E3 5c *  
  Surprise Zawn - West Wall
11 The Dude's Rap HVS 5a 1
12 Sharp Practice
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VS 4c 3
13 Sharpy
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VD 5
14 Split Personality
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VD 5
15 Cut
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VD 6
16 Razor Flakes
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S 20
17 Sliced Digits
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VD 14
18 Gash
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D 9
  Crinkle Crag
20 Crinkle Crank 6b+ * 4
21 A Wrinkled Wreck 6a+ * 1
22 Amphibious Wreck E1 5a 1
23 Molasses Wall E1 5b * 3
24 Glory Days E1 5a 1
25 Identity Crisis E2 5b 8
26 Owain's Chimney
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D 18
27 Chasing the Dragon VS 4c 6
28 Crinkle Crack
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E5 6b **  
29 The Flim Flam Man
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E5 6b ** 1
30 Midnight at the Oasis
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E2 5b * 6
31 Ivan Skavinski Skavar
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E3 6a * 3
32 Lazy Sunday
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VS 4c * 28
33 Abdul Abulbul Amir
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E3 5c * 2
34 Strangers in a Strange Land
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E3 6a 1
35 Helter Skelter
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HVS 5a * 10
36 Solo on Sight VS 4c 2
37 Spirit In The Sky
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S 4a 8
38 Morse
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VD 18
39 Grog on the Ground
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VS 4c * 24
40 No Comebacks
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VS 4c * 43
41 Jonathan Livingstone Seagull
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E1 5b * 20
42 Learning to Crawl
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HVS 5a 11
43 X.P.D. E1 5b * 12
44 Over the Yardarm E2 5c 1
45 Barracuda
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HVS 5a * 38
46 Freddie Flintstone HS 7
47 Ask Politely
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HS 4a 52
48 Luke Skywalker
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VS 4b * 33
49 Ramp Romp D 4
  Craig Hafnant
  Peninsula Wall
52 K-2fa 6c * 3
53 Royal Sovereign E2 5c * 1
54 Sea Of Depression 7a+ 3
55 I've Been A Bad Bad Dog 6b+ 2

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