Climbs 92
Rocktype Ice
Altitude 600m a.s.l
Faces N

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Light and shade in Cwm Idwal © ankyo

Crag features

The Devil's Kitchen (or Clogwyn y Geifr) is set in spectacular scenery and includes the Twll Du waterfall (Devil's Kitchen) - hence the morbid route names.

In summer it offers multi-pitch routes to 100m long with some suspect rock. 

In winter it is one of the premier ice climbing venues of south border. The frozen waterfall between Devils Aappendix, Devils Staircase and Garden Gully dominates the cwm.

Approach notes

Clogwyn y Geifr is sprawled across the head of Cwm Idwal.

No Access Issues

Peregrines have occasionally nesting in the vicinity of the Devil's Nordwand. Please keep an eye open for the birds during the nesting period and refrain from climbing if they are present.

for the winter routes see Devils Kitchen (Cwm Idwal) - Winter
michael burrows - 17/Jun/13
Where are the Winter Routes?
Christheclimber - 03/Apr/11
My son and I climbed inside the Devils Kitchen on Sunday 27/8/06. We intended to climb Twll Du (V Diff) but instead chose Night Moves (E3). Once we found a variety of kit left we assumed this was going to be an exciting climb, we would not be disappointed. We managed to climb in four pitches with one pitch a hanging belay. It was difficult to hear and respond to calls as the volume of water cascading down made it rather difficult. The atmoshere within this cauldron of excitment was further enhanced due to the dampness, constant level of concentration and the colourful shouts from both climbers. A climb which will be remembered for some time to come. Excellent.
John Garmon Roberts - 28/Aug/06
No mention at all of the winter routes there? Icefall country if the conditions are right............
AJM - 01/Mar/05
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