Climbs 92
Rocktype Rhyolite
Altitude 346m a.s.l
Faces NW

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Back Drop of Dreams © alexstudly

Crag features

A real evening suntrap. Brilliant range of problems on excellent sarp, rock (Flapper city). Best problems featuring the photogenic Pinch at V7 , and Dog Shooter at V4. Landings can be quite knarly but ok with a set of pads.

 

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Approach notes

from bethesda up on the A5 to the direction of ogwen, three small laybys are passed whitch are situated underneath a big scree running down to the road.The boulders are situated at the top of this scree at a grassy plateau. Park in the smalles of the three laybys beneath the scree. Walk south along the pavement for about 150m until you pass a stream/ sheep track on the left. Walk up the grassy hill here then cross left at the top, avoiding the scree and gorse. 

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
  FIRST BLOCK
2 First Blocks P1 V0 * 221
3 First Blocks P2 V2 ** 231
4 First Blocks P3 V3 ** 257
5 First Blocks P3 Sit Start V5 ** 15
6 First Blocks P4 V3 * 145
7 Wall f5 42
8 Klem's Arete (First Blocks P5) V4 ** 259
9 Sheep Dipper V2 12
10 Mr T V4 * 7
11 Life In A Northern Town V5 * 11
12 Little Groover V3 * 102
13 Pocket Puller V3 8
14 Mack The Knife V4 ** 153
15 Head shot V5 * 3
16 Pacific Green *
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V7 1
17 Pacific Green Extension *
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V8 1
  Klem's Bluge
19 Klem's Bulge V5 ** 141
20 Klem's Bulge (Original/Low Method) V7 ** 62
  A Frame Block
22 InTents f7A 5
23 The Clegir Yurt-Dwellers * f7A+ *** 2
  MAIN BLOCK
25 Ding Dong's Traverse V8 ** 19
26 Ding Dong's Traverse into Dog Shooter V8+ ** 14
27 Ding Dong's Traverse into Kingdom Of Rain V9 ** 14
28 Toe Dragon V5 ** 336
29 Dirty Slapper V6 ** 129
30 Toe Dragon into Dog Shooter V7 ** 167
31 Toe Dragon into Kingdom of Rain V8 ** 44
32 Dog Shooter V4 *** 538
33 Kingdom Of Rain V6 *** 166
34 Gnasher V6 ** 123
Climb name Grade
35 Jerry's problem V10 ** 17
36 Low Traverse f6A 20
37 No Head For Heights V4 1
38 NHS V2 3
39 NHS Direct V4 ** 3
40 The Heels Have Eyes V5 ** 7
41 Kingdom of Fear *
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f8A  
42 Kingdom of Pain *
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f8A **  
43 Gnasher LH * f7A+ ** 5
44 Curtain Call * f8A * 1
  PINCH BLOCK
46 Pinch Block P1
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V4 * 45
47 Pinch Block P1 Variation V5 ** 9
48 Front Crack V1 ** 97
49 Front Crack (ss)
-
V3 ** 97
50 Weight Watcher V5 ** 57
51 Front Face V0+ ** 115
52 Inch Arete V0+ ** 62
53 Inch Arete (ss) V4 ** 20
54 The Pinch V7 ** 244
55 Pinch RH V8 ** 23
56 Groove f6A 26
57 Naughty but niche f6B 2
58 Pinch Right Arete V4 * 27
59 Pinch LH * f7B+ 3
60 Little nipper * f6B+ * 1
  Terrapin block
62 Slap And Tickle V3 * 4
63 Gollum f7A *** 5
64 Smeagol f6C+  
65 The Terrapin f7B 6
66 Shrek f7B  
67 Another Whirlwind Adventure f7C  
68 Shrekagol f7B  
Climb name Grade
69 Rumplestiltskin f7C 1
70 Donkey f6B+ 1
  Diggingest Dog
72 The Diggingest Dog f7A+ 17
73 Bee Cool f6C  
74 Not Quite The Diggingest Dog * f6C 1
  UNSORTED
76 Weight Restrictions Apply * f6B * 1
77 Mr moustache * f5 1
78 Mousehole Traverse * f6A 1
79 The Menace * f8A+ ** 5
80 Klem's Bulge * V6 7a ** 22
81 Compact Culture * V12 2
82 Soup * f6A 14
83 Lonseome George * f6B+ 4
84 Olive Ridley *
-
f6C+ ** 1
85 The Shell *
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f6A ** 24
86 Turtle head * f6B 1
87 Turtle head independent * f6B 1
88 Bass guitar * f6A+ * 1
89 Hot lips * f6B 1
90 The punch * f6C * 8
91 Huffys Wall * f7C ** 7
92 The Arbiter * f8A ** 5
93 Lock and load * f7C * 4
94 Jerry's Left Hand *
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f8A *  
95 Lonesome George * f6C * 3
96 Mr T *
-
f6C * 1
97 Pacific Green *
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f7A+ * 1
98 Lonesome George Extension *
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f6C+ * 1
99 Sharkbait *
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f5 1
100 Leatherback *
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f6C 1
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