Climbs 25
Rocktype Microgranite
Altitude 650m a.s.l
Faces N

Pitch 2, The Mighty Trojan © Adam Booth

Crag features

600ft high, two-thirds of a mile long. Some loose rock, some solid climbs and some good winter routes.

Approach notes

Approach via Fox's path from Gwernan Lake Hotel for the East end + Cyfrwy Arete, via pony path from NT car park for Western end. Dolgellau nearest town.

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North Wales Climbs

North Wales Climbs covers the best climbing from the whole of this huge and varied area. The book is modelled on the very popular West Country Climbs which set a new standard for selected climb guidebooks back in 2010. It contains all the routes from the 2010 publication North Wales Classics and many more routes and areas, with expanded descriptions and much bigger photo-topos. The book covers all the major mountain crags from Llanberis Pass, to Cloggy; and from Ogwen to the Carneddau. It also includes the Llanberis Slate quarries, Tremadog, the Moelwyns, the Gwynant Valley, Mid-Wales, Gogarth and the North Coast Limestone.
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More Guidebooks:
Meirionnydd (2002)
Mid-Wales (1988)

Out of print:
Placed fresh abseil slings and karabiners on top of Gwydrin and Obsession on 25th March 2012.
nikgoile - 28/Mar/12
April 2005, Beautiful views of Aberdovey and Barmouth estuary. Very enjoyable - bit of a scramble at the summit, but worthwhile.
Tracey Bayliss - 13/Mar/06
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1Cyfrwy Arete (winter)II **26
2Cyfrwy AreteD ***453
3Cyfrwy by the Table DirectVD ***433
4Steric Slab
S 5
5Rib and Slab
VS *11
HS 4b **24
7route 2
VS 4b 5
8North ArĂȘte
D 6
VS 4c **76
10Obsession DirectHVS 5a ** 
11GwydrinE1 5b **17
12red crystals
S *5
13PisaHS 4b 2
14Nudging Groove
HVS 5a  
15Claw MarkHS 4b *1
16One pitch gullyI/II *15
V 12
18Right hand RampI *1
19Colonial VirginV *** 
20Barn DoorIII 4 **2
21The ShiningIV ** 
22Fox's Fire EscapeI/II 5
23Then There Were FiveE2 5b **1

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