Climbs 6
Rocktype Rhyolite
Altitude 500m a.s.l
Faces S

Ned Feehally repeating Will on the Mallory boulder © Nick Brown

Crag features

Impressive boulder high on the hill overlooking the Pen Y Gwryd hotel, between Pen Y Pass and Capel Curig. A good summer venue, which offers some striking steep lines. Take a couple of pads for the flat, rocky landing. The problems have v. high but easier finishes.

Approach notes

Park at the lay-bys next to Pen Y Gwryd, follow miner's track NE up the hill for approx 30mins, and then contour West, above a large split boulder to reach the rounded Mallory boulder.

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1 Will V11 *** 15
2 Tenzing f8A+ *** 1
3 Barking Direct V4 6a ** 9
4 Cosmic Wheels V9 6c *** 15
5 Cosmic Joskin V10 * 1
6 Mallory Crack V7 6c *** 6

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