Cyfrwy Cadair Idris, New Route

 

 

Bipolar Complexity HVS 5a 92 metres

This runs up the slab and overhangs to the left of Hyrib on the north face of Cadair.

  1. 40m. Start 2m left of the groove of pitch 1 of Hyrib. Ascended the slab via cracks directly to the overhangs at 20m surmount these via a corner capped by an overhang left of a blank V in-cut. Continue up the crack above this in-cut to a junction with pitch 2 of Hyrib on the arete and belay where possible.
  2.  32m. Follow Hyrib to the belay above pitch 4 before the route brakes left.
  3.  20m. Ascend the corner capped by and overhang directly above the belay. Traverse across right at the overhang and continue upwards to belay where possible.

Dan Commander, Alex Orr 30.3.2012

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