Yellow Wall

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Lots of sun!
20 mins
Up and Down
Abseil
Tidal

To the left of the Main Face is a fine little bay with an impressive back wall. The far left (looking in) of Carreg-y-Barcud consists of several bays with some striking corners and walls. However the overall quality of the climbing is poor and only one route is described here - Ethos.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Yellow Edge
25m. Start left of the recess and climb leftwards to the arete. Climb the right-hand side of the arete to a ledge, then move...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
HS 4b
2
Pass the Parkin on the Left-hand Side
22m. An eliminate up the wall left of Sinecure, keeping right of the final arete to tackle the bold face.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
E3 5c
3
Sinecure
22m. The most popular route at Barcud, and with good reason. Start just left of the recess and climb leftwards up flakes to a...
6 user comments
 
2 Stars
Crimpy
E1 5b
4
The Hypocrite
22m. A fine hard slab route direct up the wall. The finish is thin and feels bold, unless you find the runner off to the right!
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Crimpy
Fluttery
E3 6a
5
Smirnoff
22m. Tackle the right-hand side of the wall. A touch bold low down, though protection improves a bit with height.
 
Fluttery
E3 5c
6
Octopus
22m. Follow the groove on the right-hand side of the slab via the ledge on the left. It originally started from the chimney at...
 
Fluttery
Graunchy
E3 5b
7
Granny Basher
22m. The chimney is usually a greasy struggle.
 
Graunchy
HVS 4c
8
Gentlemen's Corner
18m. The corner in its entirety.
1 user comment
 VS 4c
9
Agent Orange
22m. The crack in the wall just left of the edge.
1 user comment
 VS 4c