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91m, 3 pitches. A fine route with a spectacular overhang on its second pitch. Start up a shallow groove up the lower walls and slabby groove under the overhangs of Mole.
1. 30mts. 5a. Go diagonally right up to and over a bulge. Climb slabs to a ledge below a flake crack., Follow crack to a tree belay on the rake of Troglodyte Wall. Stroll 15 mts over to Mole belay.
2. 34mts. 5b. Climb the slab diagonally right for 9 mts. Power up the overhang on good holds in a sensational position. Climb a shallow groove, move left and go up to the belay, above P2 of Mole.
3. 27mts. 4b. Traverse right across a slab, to an enjoyable finish up the exposed juggy arete to a belay. Scrambling remains.

B C Webb, A Harris, V Cowley 27/Mar/1964.

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North Wales Rock Graded List, North Wales 100 Classic Climbs, High Quality Adventure routes, Glyn's North Wales mid-grade ticklist, Tolkien route names

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Grade: HVS 5a ***
(Clogwyn y Grochan)
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