Great Zawn Routes

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Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
The Entry Traverse
An alternative to the abseil approach into the zawn is to scramble down to the foot of the rock peninsula below the Meadow....
 VS 4c
2
Ride Across the River
A good introduction to the zawn staring 8m right of the cave.40m. Climb the wall trending rightwards to a ledge at 10m....
 E3 5c
3
Hot Space
The pocketed wall starting 5m right of the cave.45m. Move up to a slot and make fingery moves rightwards then back left to...
 E3 6a
4
Mur Yr Ogof
The big line above through the cave.45m. Climb up and out of the cave onto the wall on the right. Continue to the foot of a...
 E3 6a
5
Quoin
The wall left of the cave via a huge detached-looking flake. Start as for the previous route.50m. Climb up to the cave then...
 E1 5b
6
Tartarean
The wall above the detached flake is very grassy in its upper section. Probably best avoided 50m. Climb to the top of the flake...
 HVS 5a
7
Father John
Bold and delicate climbing up the slab left of the big detached flake. Start on the sloping ledge.50m. Move up and left...
 E4 5c
8
Quietus
One of the classics of the zawn which climbs the left-facing groove in the lower section of the wall.50m. Continue...
 E2 5c
9
Old Sam
A good route up the centre of the large slab after an atmospheric approach traverse.1) 5b 18m. Follow Quietus to below its...
 E3 6a
10
The Glass Wall
Another fine slab climb in an unparalleled position. Scarier than Old Sam but technically easier.1) 5b 18m. As for Old...
 E2 5c
11
Tunnel of Love
A superb and committing route that requires very steady climbing. It is sustained and bold and also has it far share of loose...
 E4 5c