Climbs 18
Rocktype Microgranite
Altitude 186m a.s.l
Faces N

Crag features

A delightful and underrated slab in a peaceful valley. Roadside access, excellent quartzite/micro-granite style rock, and technical slab climbing make it well worth a visit for the Extreme leader. The guide is miserly with stars, suggested ratings have been applied here. It may also get better weather than the Snowdonia massif.

The top is a bit heathery so it's recommended to attach a doubled 60m rope to a good belay boulder just right of centre, drop one end left and one end right to use for belays / abseil.


Approach notes

Drive along the B4418 from Penygroes or Rhyd Ddu until the crag appears. Park on the gravel nearby and psyche up for the 30 second walk-in past a crux stile... It is possible to get a bus from Caernarfon or Betws y Coed to Rhyd Ddu and walk 30 mins along the road.

next to londoners hut! amazing slab. full guide aint listed on here. most of the routes have low cruxes. a week on this will leave youre skin screaming. these routes would be classics elsewhere; good hard slab moves, good view.
masonwoods101 - 19/May/11
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1 Er Cof E1 5a 6
2 Eat my shorts E2 5c 3
3 Y Pregethwr VS 5a 24
4 Left In Tears E5 6b * 3
5 Right Bastard E5 6b ** 5
6 Neglected Partner E3 6a ** 10
Climb name Grade
7 Statement Of Neglect E4 5c ** 1
8 The Kite Flyer E2 5c * 4
9 Undelivered Sermon E2 5c ** 19
10 Skittle Alley E5 6b *** 5
11 Copper Load HVS 5b 18
12 Copper Load Direct Finish E3 5c * 11
Climb name Grade
13 Copper Load Direct Indirect. E1 5b ** 6
14 Bronwen E3 5c * 5
15 Blood Of The Raven E2 5c * 1
16 Ffion Gwyn HVS 4c 16
17 Barrel Roll E1 5b 1
18 Waiting in vain. * E3 5c * 2
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