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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',21],['3 Stars',23],['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
John Fodor on the axe.

The Axe 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Europe : United Kingdom : ... : The Pinnacle
E4 6b, A beautiful arete, extremely exposed. start a few meters right of the arete. the rock is better then it looks from below, there are good holds where you want them and the gear is not bad. 50m long climb the flake crack to the roof make a hard move over not so good holds (crux) to a juggy leftward traverse and climb flakes to the arete and follow to the top passing a pegs on the right. ...[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 <a href='/v/tryfan/106055099'>Tryfan</a> in the background.
Ogwen Valley, Snowdonia - with Tryfan in the backg...
Pembroke
Pembroke
Traversing out
Traversing out

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