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Contributed by Glyn Davidson Aug/17 - This public ticklist has been seen 2,149 times

A selection of the best VS and HVS routes in North Wales

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Allysingo getting to grips with the slate.
© Keith Jones, Apr 2008

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Map of routes in this ticklist

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Distribution of grades - Trad

Top 12 photos of this ticklist

Britomartis HVS.Gogarth

Britomartis
Britomartis HVS.Gogarth
© kebana

North Wales slate climbing on Solstice (HVS 5a), with the early March snow on the mountains in the background.

Solstice
North Wales slate climbing on Solstice (HVS 5a), with the early March snow on the mountains in the background.
© Josh Dickerson

It goes where?! Sophie looking out the "giant roof crack" on Black and Tan, Holyhead.

Black and Tan
It goes where?! Sophie looking out the "giant roof crack" on Black and Tan, Holyhead.
© neil the weak

Popular day at North Stack

A Dream of White Horses
Popular day at North Stack
© JohnHartley

Seamstress Slab

Seamstress
Seamstress Slab
© mr mills

gogath

A Dream of White Horses
gogath
© jas wood

Living the Dream

A Dream of White Horses
Living the Dream
© BStar

Dave Nicol on Blanco. Steep rock, big holds and sunshine. What's not to like.

Blanco
Dave Nicol on Blanco. Steep rock, big holds and sunshine. What's not to like.
© Brian Wilderspin

britomartis

Britomartis
britomartis
© Nadir khan

Enjoying the exposure on A Dream of White Horses

A Dream of White Horses
Enjoying the exposure on A Dream of White Horses
© alastairbegley

Zoe too engrossed in the wildness to notice the huge god-beam that's temporarily put her in the spotlight

A Dream of White Horses
Zoe too engrossed in the wildness to notice the huge god-beam that's temporarily put her in the spotlight
© Mark Bullock

Adam and some local residents on Rap.

Rap
Adam and some local residents on Rap.
© Dr Toph


Add Climb name Grade Ticks? Height Crag name
Longland's Climb VS 4c ** 345 126m • 5 Clogwyn Du'r...
Great Slab VS 4c *** 362 ? Clogwyn Du'r...
Curving Crack VS 4c ** 289 66m • 3 Clogwyn Du'r...
Sheaf HVS 4c ** 137 ? Clogwyn Du'r...
Pigott's Climb HVS 5a ** 139 ? Clogwyn Du'r...
Great - Bow Combination HVS 5a *** 628 ? Clogwyn Du'r...
Pedestal Crack HVS 5a ** 179 ? Clogwyn Du'r...
Fallen Block Crack VS 4c ** 45 ? Clogwyn y Ddysgl
The Cracks HS 4c *** 2245 90m • 5 Dinas Mot
Slow Ledge Climb VS 4b ** 265 90m • 4 Dinas Mot
Western Slabs VS 4c ** 1409 60m • 3 Dinas Mot
Lorraine VS 4c ** 740 79m • 5 Dinas Mot
The Mole HVS 5a ** 113 84m • 3 Dinas Mot
Lorraine Variation HVS 5a ** 341 ? Dinas Mot
West Rib HVS 5a ** 758 ? Dinas Mot
Diagonal HVS 5a *** 1481 78m • 4 Dinas Mot
Black Spring HVS 5a ** 159 ? Dinas Mot
Gollum HVS 5b *** 120 91m • 3 Dinas Mot
Jubilee Climb HVS 5b ** 108 84m • 5 Dinas Mot
Sabre Cut VS 4c *** 1532 55m • 2 Dinas Cromlech
Noah's Warning VS 5a *** 921 ? Dinas Cromlech
Cobweb Crack VS 5a ** 273 ? Dinas Cromlech
Brant Direct HVS 5a *** 1799 ? Clogwyn y Grochan
Nea VS 4b ** 1992 75m • 4 Clogwyn y Grochan
Phantom Rib VS 4c ** 1720 74m • 5 Clogwyn y Grochan
Spectre HVS 5a *** 1232 ? Clogwyn y Grochan
Kaisergebirge Wall HVS 5b ** 771 ? Clogwyn y Grochan
Karwendel Wall HVS 5b ** 539 34m Clogwyn y Grochan
Sickle HVS 5b ** 368 ? Clogwyn y Grochan
Rift Wall VS 5a ** 251 60m • 3 Craig Ddu
Yellow Groove VS 4b ** 350 36m • 2 Craig Ddu
Shadow Wall VS 4c *** 1413 45m • 2 Carreg Wastad
Ribstone Crack VS 4c ** 822 55m • 2 Carreg Wastad
Overhanging Chimney Variation VS 4c ** 175 70m • 3 Carreg Wastad
Solstice HVS 5a ** 2413 ? Bus Stop Quarry
Equinox VS 4c ** 3074 ? Bus Stop Quarry
Seamstress VS 4c ** 3759 ? Serengeti
Mallory's Ridge HVS 5a ** 47 120m • 6 Y Garn (Gwynedd)
East Wall Girdle VS 4c ** 172 ? Idwal Slabs (aka...
Javelin Buttress VS 4c ** 471 ? Idwal Slabs (aka...
Continuation Crack HVS 5a ** 565 ? Idwal Slabs (aka...
Grey Slab VS 4b *** 387 81m • 2 Glyder Fawr
Grey ArĂȘte HVS 5a *** 226 ? Glyder Fawr
Manx Wall HS 4b *** 97 55m • 2 Clogwyn Du Ymhen Y...
Herford's Crack HVS 5a *** 407 ? Clogwyn y Tarw (The...
Flake Crack VS 4c *** 205 ? Clogwyn y Tarw (The...
Yob Route HVS 5a ** 258 ? Clogwyn y Tarw (The...
Llyn VS 4c ** 252 ? Clogwyn y Tarw (The...
Hawk's Nest ArĂȘte VS 4c *** 174 40m Glyder Fach
Lot's Groove HVS 5b *** 161 34m Glyder Fach
Get Close HVS 5a ** 23 26m Glyder Fach
Bochlwyd Eliminate HVS 5a ** 521 37m Clogwyn Bochlwyd
Superdirect HVS 5a *** 1116 ? • 3 Tryfan
Belle Vue Bastion VS 4c ** 536 48m • 2 Tryfan
Munich Climb HVS 5a ** 284 60m • 3 Tryfan
Kirkus's Route VS 5a *** 213 85m Craig Lloer
The Grimmett VS 4c ** 126 ? Craig Yr Ysfa
Vertigo HVS 5a ** 72 ? Castell Cidwm
Central Route/Scar Face Finish VS 4c ** 43 128m • 5 Llech Ddu (Black...
The Hyll Drem Girdle HVS 5a ** 503 ? • 4 Carreg Hyll-Drem
Meshach HVS 5a *** 1758 ? Craig Bwlch y Moch...
Shadrach VS 4c ** 1735 ? • 2 Craig Bwlch y Moch...
Grim Wall VS 4c ** 2279 54m • 2 Craig Bwlch y Moch...
Striptease VS 5a ** 1473 50m • 2 Craig Bwlch y Moch...
The Fang HVS 5a *** 1438 ? • 2 Craig Bwlch y Moch...
One Step in the Clouds VS 4c *** 4591 69m • 4 Craig Bwlch y Moch...
Merlin Direct HVS 5a *** 2288 50m • 2 Craig Bwlch y Moch...
Creagh Dhu Wall Direct VS 5a *** 262 ? Craig y Castell...
Clutch VS 4c ** 180 27m Craig y Gesail...
Plumbline VS 4c ** 111 ? Craig y Gesail...
Strapiombo HVS 5b *** 131 ? Craig Pant Ifan...
Scratch Arete HVS 5a *** 1922 ? Craig Pant Ifan...
Stromboli HVS 5a ** 423 ? Craig Pant Ifan...
Scratch VS 4c ** 1390 ? Craig Pant Ifan...
Icarus HVS 5a ** 951 ? Rhoscolyn
Truant VS 4c ** 400 ? Rhoscolyn
Black and Tan VS 4c ** 1380 28m Holyhead Mountain
Bruvers HVS 5a ** 1484 25m Holyhead Mountain
King Bee Crack HVS 5a *** 1932 37m Holyhead Mountain
Tension VS 4b *** 1830 25m Holyhead Mountain
Blanco HVS 5a ** 730 ? Gogarth South Stack
Rap VS 4c ** 1423 ? Gogarth South Stack
Lighthouse Arete Direct VS 4c ** 874 ? Gogarth South Stack
Bloody Chimney HVS 4c ** 129 55m • 3 Gogarth North Stack...
Britomartis HVS 4c *** 1061 ? Gogarth North Stack...
Cordon Bleu HVS 5a ** 226 ? Gogarth North Stack...
Wen HVS 5a ** 768 ? Gogarth North Stack...
The Gauntlet HVS 5a ** 466 ? • 2 Gogarth North Stack...
A Dream of White Horses HVS 4c *** 2790 ? • 4 Gogarth North Stack...
Scavenger HVS 5a *** 707 ? Gogarth North Stack...
Central Park HVS 5a ** 362 55m • 2 Gogarth North Stack...
Phagocyte HVS 5b *** 126 ? Gogarth North Stack...
The Concrete Chimney HVS 5a *** 473 ? Gogarth North Stack...
Oxine VS 4c *** 519 ? Clogwyn y Wenallt
Gallop Step HVS 5a ** 148 ? Clogwyn y Bustach
Mur y Niwl VS 4c *** 439 ? Craig Yr Ysfa
Fratricide Wall HVS 5a ** 314 ? Carreg Alltrem
Lightning Visit VS 4c ** 714 ? Carreg Alltrem
Lavaredo VS 5a *** 909 ? • 2 Carreg Alltrem
Pinky VS 4c *** 507 ? Clogwyn yr Oen...
Asahel - Eagle Finish VS 4c ** 270 46m • 2 Craig y Clipiau...
Double Criss VS 5a ** 201 ? • 2 Craig y Clipiau...
Mean Feat HVS 5a ** 193 33m • 2 Craig y Clipiau...
Kirkus's Route VS 4c ** 482 ? Craig Yr Ogof (Cwm...
Avernus HVS 4c *** 48 250m • 9 Trwyn y Gorlech...
Kirkus's Direct HVS 5a ** 150 ? Craig Yr Ogof (Cwm...
FANTAN B HVS 5a *** 64 180m • 6 Craig y Llam
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