South facing and close to the road, so often in condition when higher crags are too cold. Most climbs here are steep, with lots of incut holds.
The first of the three major cliffs on the north side as you approach from Llanberis - after Craig Ddu, which usually looks black and slimy. 5 minutes walk uphill from the layby.
Weather station 6.1 miles from here
2 Total Routes
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Featured Route For Clogwyn y Grochan
Spectre 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Europe
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Varied climbing with a classic crack on pitch 3.P1 65' 5.8: From the lowest point of the buttress climb a crack, then a wall using a thin crack; carry on up, trending right to a tree belay beneath a groove.P2 100' 5.9: Climb the groove (hard), crossing left at the top (thin) beneath a small overhang. Up a short groove then follow slabs rightwards to belay beneath a steep crack in the left wall.P3 35' 5.9: "The crack is entered by a suitable method. Layback for the bold, mantleshelf for...[more] Browse More Classics in International
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