Climbs 43
Rocktype Rhyolite

Faces SE

White Streak © Tris

Crag features

The closest crag to the car park has several pleasant routes and a fun descent!

This crag is a quiet backwater and it is easy to escape the crowds in the Ogwen and Llanberis passes.

The rock is very quartzy and can be climbed in the damp plus many routes dry quickly after any rain.

Approach notes

From the car park by the disused Tan y Grisiau quarry take the path through the kissing gate, past the base of some waterfalls, onto a private tarmac track. The crag is approached via the incline through the tunnel. From here, walk back up and right towards the crag. Approximately 10 minutes.

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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:
North Wales Rock (2006)
Meirionnydd (2002)
Tremadog and Cwm Silyn (1989) (1989)

Out of print:
Tremadog (1983)
The upper crag has now been added to the lower tier to stop duplications being added, also for conciseness.
Matt Smith - 19/Dec/14
What an amazing descent path down through the tunnel - go towards the light!
TraceyR - 18/Oct/10
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1Y DrafelVD 5
3Agog (Tower Finish)
HS 4b *6
4DaufaenS *47
5Honeysuckle CornerHS 4b **244
6The White StreakHS 4a *247
7White Streak/Honeysuckle CornerHS 4b **65
8Y GelynenVD **278
9Y Gelynen (Severe Finish)
S **73
10Bad Reputation
VS 1
11CondorE1 5b **72
12DorconVS 4b *83
13Taith Y PererinD 9
14Grey Slab
S 15
VS 4c *19
16Hot PantsVS 4b 2
17The Green Wall
E3 5c **30
18NosferatuE3 5c **22
19Bing the Budgie
E4 6a * 
20Space Below My FeetHVS 5a *67
22BabylonVD 13
23Y Lloer
VS 4c 3
24Y GilfachVD **79
25Stained ClassHVS 5b 1
26Wry SmileHS 4a  
27TransformVS 4a  
28Red StepsVD  
29Whale of a TimeVS 4c  
30No HandsS  
 Upper Craig yr Wrysgan 
33No ThanksVD 1
34Cat WalkS 4a *2
36PeachstoneE4 6a **1
37Eat the Peach
E1 5b * 
VD 4
39Cave AreteD *7
40HeadcrossD 2
41Dentist's Debut
HS 1
42DislocationHVS 5b *7
43CuchulainnE4 6a *1
44Gremlin GrooveE1 5b 1

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