East Face

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The easiest descent from the summit of the mountain is via the South Ridge. It is also possible to scramble down (Grade 1) North Gully then Little Gully (shown on next page). South Gully can be descended but requires a couple of abseils from a precariously positioned belays and is not recommended. The famous North Ridge also makes a possible descent.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Gashed Crag Top 50
A great, long route up the striking ridge passing the overhang of the Gash.1) 45m. Start 35m left of South Gully, just...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
VD
2
Munich Climb
An adventurous mountain route high on the side wall of South Gully that is no pushover. The route is gained by scrambling up or...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
HVS 5a
3
Overlapping Ridge Route
One of Wales' most classic routes. Also known as First Pinnacle Rib. A wonderful, direct voyage up the ridge. The Yellow Slab...
 
2 Stars
Technical
VD
4
Pinnacle Rib Route Top 50
Another classic outing up the long ridge 40m right of South Gully. Often called Second Pinnacle Rib ("FPR" is scratched on the...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
VD
5
North Buttress
This is a scramble with a tricky initial pitch. Start left of Grooved Arete, and to the right of North Gully, below a polished...
 
2 Stars
D
6
Belle Vue Bastion
Great rock, exhilarating moves and breath-taking exposure. Gain the right-hand end of the large terrace halfway up North Gully...
 
2 Stars
VS 4c
7
Grooved Arete Top 50
One of the best and most popular routes of its grade in the UK. Start beneath the well-worn corner with the letters 'GA'...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
HVD 4a
  • Latest Comments

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    Mossy Slab
    "Changed from HVD to HVD *, 0% of 1 vote for *" 11/Oct

    Gashed Crag
    "good climb, but the chimney was very polished" 27/Jun top50

    Boot Crack
    "Start is a bit tricky as it tends to be greasy, but hardest move is getting into..." 25/Apr

    Stepped Crack
    "This route should be graded VD. It is a lot harder then the other Ds on the crag..." 19/Sep top50

    Munich Climb
    "Think the crux on the first pitch is 5a. The step up onto the nose felt more lik..." 06/Sep

    Pinnacle Rib Route
    "Think this route description might be wrong? Pitch 4 is a 25m ish diagonal trave..." 25/May top50

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