Castell y Gwynt Routes

Adjacent Areas
< None  |  None >

Sport
No sun
10 mins
Downhill
Seepage
Windy
Restricted Access

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Fosse Way
A good mid-height girdle with one hard pitch.1) 5a 20m. As for Demos.2) 5b 18m. Step down to some footholds. Continue...
 E4 6b
2
Trade Winds
A well protected route in a wild position. Virtually 7a+.30m. Climb straight up the wall, past 2 bolts, to a roof. Pull...
 E5 6b
3
Spacewalk
The name has been used before but, as usual, it is very appropriate. Walk past the bolts at the top of the crag rightwards...
 E4 5c
4
Opal Moon
Superb climbing which is well worth the approach. To get there, locate a nut belay about 10m right (looking out) of the bolts...
 E4 6a
5
Teenage Kicks
A really hard route with continuously bold and pumpy climbing.40m. Follow Sidekick to the first thread. Traverse back left,...
 E6 6b
6
Psychic Threshold
Another one of the original lines of the wall which takes on the continuosly overhanging prow of the buttress.40m. Start by...
 E5 6b
7
Sidekick
A long scary route up the wall right of Psychic Threshold, just left of The Long Goodbye.40m. Follow Psychic Threshold to...
 E6 6a
8
The Long Goodbye
A massive single pitch which gives superb and sustained climbing. It will be a clip-up at 7b+ when the crag is...
 E6 6b
9
Blast Peru
Yet another magnificent climb which tackles the hanging white pillar in the centre of the wall. Start as for Central...
 E5 6b
10
Central Pillar
An immaculate climb taking the central challenge of the Gwynt. Start at the foot of the grey pillar in the centre of the face....
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
Crimpy
7c+
11
The Bittersweet Connection
A strenuous and problematical 1st pitch leads to a sensational finish over the top roof. Start as for New Dimensions.1) 6b...
 E5 6b
12
Telegraph Road
The best of the traverses follows the main horizontal break.1) 6a 26m. Climb New Dimensions to the break. Follow this...
 E5 6b
13
Plas Berw
An exciting route which follows the magnificent tufa left of New Dimensions.1) 6a 20m. As for New Dimensions to the wall...
 E5 6b
14
No Plas Like Home
An even more exciting direct alternative to Plas Berw which gives a very long and sustained trip.40m. As for Plas Berw to...
 E6 6b
15
New Dimensions
A fantastic and varied route, with a pumpy first pitch that leads to a stunning climax in the upper groove. Start to the left...
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
E4 6a
16
Nouvelle Cuisine
The first line of resin bolts right of New Dimensions. Continue direct to the top of the groove over the roof to a lower-off.
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
7b+
17
Hidden Sign
A decent sport route. Start at the top of a red ledge, above a grotty pillar, by a belay bolt. Follow the resin bolts upwards...
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7b+
18
Cruella Deville
A superb direct line improving on a few old attempts up this same bit of rock. Climb up then pull leftwards into a groove which...
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7b
19
Appian Way
The original girdle which follows the break below the top roof. Good protection and amazing positions make this a great...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Fluttery
E2 5c