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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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

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

Moel y Gest Quarry, Tremadog

  19 routes  Mephistopheles, 7a The first bolted line in the main quarry on the white wall capped by a big ledge. Very steep with a tricky section in the blind groove. TT, 2010 Persephone, 6b+ The technical groove next right sharing the LO has some fine moves between good rests with a distinctly long reach for … Continue reading Moel y Gest Quarry, Tremadog

Sports routes in Llwyngwril

After some consideration and discussion with local climbers bolting of new routes began in the summer of 2009 at Llwyngwril Allens Sunbeach. The cliffs are of course tidal so great care should be taken with timetables : generally most walls are accessible 3-4 hours either side low tide on the north shore and 3 hours … Continue reading Sports routes in Llwyngwril