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Snowdon Massif

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Clogwyn Du'r Arddu 
Lliwedd 
Yr Wyddfa (Mount Snowdon) 

Snowdon Massif  


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Elevation: 3,560'
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Submitted By: Chris Owen on Dec 24, 2007
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Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa Fawr) from Llyn Llydaw (W...

Description 

The area encompassing the highest mountain in England and Wales is quite complex, and has quite a few ridges leading to its summit, the northern side of two of these ridges contain two of the most classic crags in all of the UK; Lliwedd and the the much to aspire to Clogwyn D'Ur Arddu (Cloggy).

Getting There 

Pen-y-Pass is the trailhead for Lliwedd and The Horseshoe, and Llanberis is a good base for Cloggy.

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.4 miles from here

13 Total Routes

['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',3],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',7],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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Chris Owen on pitch 1 traversing into the shallow ...

White Slab 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a A0 R  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : West Buttress
The hourglass shaped white slab is quite distinctive on the approach. This is one of the great Welsh slab climbs, if not the greatest, it's a big atmospheric mountain route, especially on a dank and cloudy day. The slabs are more steep thin edging than smearing.1. 5.10a - From the top of the shattered pinnacle traverse go down and left along the lip of the overhang, passing a shallow groove (used to be a pin here, not sure anymore) to another groove, up this to a large flake and belay.2. 5.7 - ...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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