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The view off the coast above "Dream of Wild H...

Description 

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.

Getting There 

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.

Climbing Season



Weather station 13.8 miles from here

53 Total Routes

['4 Stars',22],['3 Stars',22],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',10],['5.7',3],['5.8',7],['5.9',9],['5.10',21],['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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Wales:
Flying Buttress   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, 5 pitches, 275'   North Side : Dinas Cromlech
Creagh Dhu Wall   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 3 pitches, 180'   Craig y Castell - Crag of t... : Main Wall
Cemetery Gates   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 170'   North Side : Dinas Cromlech
A Dream of White Horses   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 4 pitches, 300'   Anglesey : Gogarth
Cenotaph Corner   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   North Side : Dinas Cromlech
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Featured Route For Wales
Vector...

Vector 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Vector Buttress
Vector is the route of the buttress, and a classic of the time. It picks a way through the steep overhangs of the buttress via both technical and strenuous moves.1. Climb the groove then move right onto a slab. From here move up left to belay at a spike.2. The crux of the route. Traverse right to reach a diagonal crack. Move on up the crack then continue to the bottom of the hanging slab. Climb the slab (crux) to its top. From the top of the slab move left and up to belay below overh...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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Stuart Butler leading Manzouku  E2 5b.  Pembroke
Stuart Butler leading Manzouku E2 5b. Pembroke
Peter at Pembroke
Peter at Pembroke
Ogwen Valley, Snowdonia - with Tryfan in the backg...
Ogwen Valley, Snowdonia - with Tryfan in the backg...
Pembroke
Pembroke
Traversing out
Traversing out

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