Clogwyn Du

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Winter
No sun
55 mins
Uphill

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Cracking Up Top 50
A steep and scary route1) 4, 12m. Climb up onto the large spike2) 9, 55m. Climb the steep, pumpy crack!
 
3 Stars
Fluttery
IX 9
2
Travesty Top 50
Another bold and desperate route1) 4, 12m. As for Cracking Up2) 8, 12m. Traverse desperately up and right to gain the...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
Fluttery
VIII 8
3
Pillar Chimney Top 50
A classic winter outing. If the chimney is devoid of ice it can be skirted to the right1) 3, 50m. Climb the long slanting...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
V 6
4
Blender Head Top 50
A tough but well-protected route1) 3, 30m. Pillar Chimney to a thread belay2) 4, 15m. Climb left across the slab to a...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
VII 8
5
El Mancho Top 50
A neo-classic mixed climb with a grand finale1) 3, 50m. As for Pillar Chimney2) 5, 20m. Climb down the ramp for 3...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Technical
VII 7
6
Left-hand Branch Top 50
A classic route with a tough and steep second pitch. The more ice the better1) 2, 30m. Follow the gully until it closes in....
 
3 Stars
IV 5
7
Right-hand Branch Top 50
A great route with contrasting sections1) 3, 55m. From the right-hand side of the snow fan, head up and right through icy...
 
2 Stars
III 3
  • Latest Comments

    For CWM IDWAL (WINTER)

    The Screen
    "Quite a short crux section makes for a good first IV ice route." 16/Mar top50

    El Mancho
    "Never ever VII!" 16/Mar top50

    Pillar Chimney
    "It is also possible to thrutch up the chimney if there is not enough ice to clim..." 14/Mar top50

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