String of Pearls

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Sport
Evening sun
0 mins
Roadside
Sheltered
Restricted Access

A couple of popular walls that are the first to get the late afternoon sun. There are a few good trad routes here that see ascents but the best routes are String of Pearls and The Pirates of Pen Trwyn. Some find wires useful on these routes to supplement the bolts. Approach (see map on page 324) - Continue around the Marine Drive, past the old Coastguard lookout, to where there is a huge overhang above the road. There is parking for a couple of cars under the overhang. aNo climbing before 6pm, on all Bank Holiday weekends and during the 6 week summer holiday.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Dive, Dive, Dive
Superb wall climbing above an easy starting ramp.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7b
2
Badger, Badger, Badger
A short direct version of Dive, Dive, Dive.
 
2 Stars
Technical
8a+
3
Crunchy Toad IX
A short but entertaining crack above the same starting ramp.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Crimpy
7a+
4
Melkor
Delicate moves up the groove with a thread to the left of the line.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
E3 5c
5
Pen Trwyn Patrol
An excellent route starting up the left-hand of two diagonal grooves. The tricky bit is above the second bolt.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Technical
E4 6a
6
Cornhollio
A direct version of an old eliminate climb called The Nut Cluster.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7b
7
The Pirates of Pen Trwyn
Superb climbing direct up the right-hand side of the crozzly wall. Spaced bolts, take some wires for the start.
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Technical
6c+
8
String of Pearls
The best route on the wall gives hard and fingery climbing.
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
6b+
9
Pale Shelter
A cracking climb with a fine finishing groove and no bolts.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
E1 5b
  • Latest Comments

    For UPPER PEN TRWYN

    String of Pearls
    "The resin around the second bolt, which (just about) protects the crux if you fa..." 01/Jun

    Bauxed
    "If this is HVS then a wholesale revision of all UK grades is needed!" 19/May

    Confuse the Aardvark
    "Changed from E6 6c to 7b, no votes" 11/Oct

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