The climbing in Wales is focused around the North in the Snowdonia and Anglesey, and on the South Coast at Pembroke. Both areas offer fantastic climbing, which will keep any visitor busy for any length of vacation.
For the Pembroke coast, from London head West on the M4. For Snowdonia head North West on the M1 then the M6, then the A5 passing through Shrewsbury.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Wales:
Central Trinity Mod. Snow Snow, 3 pitches, 900' Welsh winter climbing : Clogwyn y Garnedd (the Trin...
Come the Dervish 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b R Trad, 1 pitch, 130' Llanberis Slate Quarries : Vivian Quarry
West Buttress Eliminate 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Trad, 4 pitches, 575' Clogwyn Du'r Arddu : West Buttress
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Cenotaph Corner 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b International : United Kingdom : ... : Dinas Cromlech
Britain's most famous climb? It used to be.This climb had it's name long before it was climbed, it was attempted by some pretty gnarly climbers from Menlove Edwards (who successfully top-roped it in the 1930's) to Peter Harding before its successful ascent by a young lad named Joe Brown. Joe used a couple of pitons, and the previous generations just weren't into that.1) 120ft 5.10+. It's one pitch long and has a stiff move at about 20ft, then easier until arriving at the niche, some delicate ste...[more] Browse More Classics in International
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