TRYFAN


Tryfan is one of the most iconic mountains in Snowdonia and a home to many classic routes which continue to attract novice and expert alike. Whether it be your first lead on Little Tryfan or the Milestone Buttress, or a big easy Alpine day on Grooved Arete, these are routes you will enjoy and remember for years to come.

Routes

35 trad routes (M...E5)
Graded List of Routes
List of First Ascents
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Buttress (click for routes) No. of Routes Route Type Sunshine
or shade
Approach walk Other
Little Tryfan
A superb sweep of clean rock at an amenable angle, Little Tryfan (or Tryfan Bach as it is also...
11
Trad
Afternoon sun
Uphill

10 mins

East Face
The easiest descent from the summit of the mountain is via the South Ridge. It is also possible to...
7
Trad
Morning sun
Uphill

45 mins

Windy
Milestone Buttress
The right-hand side of Milestone Buttress gets afternoon sunshine and a lot of climbing traffic....
9
Trad
Sun and shade
Uphill

15 mins

Windy
Bochlwyd Buttress
A lovely little crag that gets evening sun and dries quickly. Approach (see map on page 164) - Park...
8
Trad
Afternoon sun
Uphill

20 mins

Windy
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  • Latest Comments

    For TRYFAN

    Crack 2
    "Changed from D to D *, no votes" 11/Oct

    Gashed Crag
    "good climb, but the chimney was very polished" 27/Jun top50

    Boot Crack
    "Start is a bit tricky as it tends to be greasy, but hardest move is getting into..." 25/Apr

    Stepped Crack
    "This route should be graded VD. It is a lot harder then the other Ds on the crag..." 19/Sep top50

    Munich Climb
    "Think the crux on the first pitch is 5a. The step up onto the nose felt more lik..." 06/Sep

    Pinnacle Rib Route
    "Think this route description might be wrong? Pitch 4 is a 25m ish diagonal trave..." 25/May top50

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