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Carreg Y Foel Gron Sports Routes

Carreg Y Foel Gron: OS 745 427 Upper Tier A good collection of faces ranging from 25m slabs to 12 m leaning cracks and arête. The larger south facing section is visible from the Ffestiniog to Penmachno road. Parking is by LLyn Dubach below the crag. A short stroll brings you to the main slabs. To … Continue reading Carreg Y Foel Gron Sports Routes

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Barmouth Quarry Sports Routes

OS 616156 This old slate quarry is in the town of Barmouth and was explored and developed by a team of climbers in 1980s including John Sumner and John Codling. It was then thought inaccessible for 30 years due to a misconception over land ownership. Now thanks to the efforts of  the BMC this has … Continue reading Barmouth Quarry Sports Routes

Moelwynnion Sports routes

Here are some new routes which have been added since the 2002 guide. Clogwyn yr Oen Red walls This collection of walls and slabs sits on the hillside between Clogwyn yr oen and Bustach and is characterised by compact red rock.There are two good routes here which start below the red slab just left of … Continue reading Moelwynnion Sports routes

Craig Goch Sports routes, Ffestiniog

OS ref 749 447 This long and impressive escarpment sits on the moors above Ffestiniog on the Penmachno road above three small lakes.Although one and half Kms long, it has rarely been visited by climbers over the years. In the 1980s Mel Griffiths and Martin Crook did a brief inspection and soloed some of the … Continue reading Craig Goch Sports routes, Ffestiniog

Fridd Farm Crag, Cwm Bychan

OS REF: 614304   Approach: Leave Llanfair village at sign “ Cwm Bychan 6 miles “.At 1.7 miles there is a right turn signed Cwm Bychan. At 0.8 miles there is a gap in the wall on the right and a track leading down to the Fridd farm. Park by the house then walk though the … Continue reading Fridd Farm Crag, Cwm Bychan

Clogau, Bontddu

CLOGAU:SH 676214 A long escarpment facing south west on the slopes of Clogau above the village of Bontddu on the Mawddach. Good quality high friction rock in an ideal (quiet!) setting. Approach: From Dolgellau take the Barmouth road to Bontddu. At the old hotel turn right and take the steep road up the hillside. After … Continue reading Clogau, Bontddu