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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.


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13 Total Routes


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Featured Route For Snowdon Massif
Climber on the second half of P1, giving an idea of the line. Walsh's groove can be seen top centre

West Buttress Eliminate 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : West Buttress
Far from being a pointless eliminate (as the name may suggest) this is a fine expedition up the most direct line on the West Buttress. It consists of four varied, consistently brilliant pitches taking the main difficulties of the West Buttress head-on. The highlight of the route is Walsh's groove on pitch 3 - a mighty struggle for most, but one that will leave a tremendous feeling of satisfaction on reaching the top. This pitch was first climbed by a short-sighted Patsy Walsh, in mistake for a d...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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