Climbs 17
Rocktype Dolerite
Altitude 200m a.s.l
Faces SE

P1 of Ebb Tide; girdle traverse of Clogwyn Y Bustach. © jim jones

Crag features

Short but steep, with single- and multi-pitch routes up to 145ft. Best for Flake Wall (HVS 5a) and Titus (E2 5b).

Approach notes

From Blaenau Ffestiniog head for Tan y Grisiau. Drive up the hill on the R, over the mini-railway. Reach a gate, with a bridge over the river on the R (Cwm Orthin track). Go over the bridge, the L to a small car-park beneath a quarry tip. Short walk to the crags.

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1 Southern Cross VS 4c 5
2 Acoustic Flake E2 5b * 4
Climb name Grade
3 Flake Wall HVS 5a * 75
4 Groan E2 5b ** 2
Climb name Grade
5 Titus
E2 5c * 5
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