Zig Zag

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Lots of sun!
Uphill
10 mins
Seepage
Windy

The left side of Craig Ddu is home to several interesting routes. All but Mabinogion are prone to seepage and are only in condition after a long dry period. Walk down the left-hand (looking in) side of the crag. Guidebook page 89.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Mabinogion
A great route, where you can see how the glacier gouged out the pass. Starting just right of the main crack, gain the crack,...
 
2 Stars
Technical
E2 5c
2
Sea Panther
Often wet but good when dry. Start right of the chimney. Climb up and left then continue more direct, past a hard section, to...
 
2 Stars
Technical
E1 5a
3
Crown of Thorns
An interesting route tackling a great part of the left side of the cliff. Wait for a good dry-spell since it is dreadful when...
 
1 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
S 4a
4
Zig Zag
Another exciting route taking an airy rising-traverse up the ramps and grooves. Poor when wet, which it usually is!1) 4b,...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
VS 4b
5
Canol
A fantastic excursion through the black walls, facing the challenge of the central and tallest section of wall.1) 4c, 18m....
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Technical
Strong
E1 5b
  • Latest Comments

    For CRAIG DDU

    Zig Zag
    "Changed from VS 4b to VS 4b *, no votes" 10/Oct

    Rib and Slab
    "Rib is about Diff, easy moves but holds not always juggy, gear ok. Slab is about..." 12/Apr top50

    Rib and Slab
    "Takes less drainage than other routes here. P2 has 10m of wet grass on top befor..." 25/Feb top50

    Orpheus
    "I also enjoyed this route alot. Possible to abseil in one from the top of the ro..." 10/May

    Orpheus
    "I disagree. P1 is good enough for 1 star and is technically about right for the ..." 23/May

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