Clwyd Limestone

This database contains the routes as published in the Clwyd Limestone Rockfax guidebook. Some new routes are being added as they get done. Please let us have your votes on the grades and information in the guide.

Routes

752 trad routes (M...E7)
174 sport routes (4...8b)
50 of the Best Routes top50
Graded List of Routes
List of First Ascents


Crag (click for details) No. of Routes Grade Range Route Type Sunshine
or shade
Approach walk Other Page
World's End
World's End is a beautifully-sited series of forested, tiered cliffs that hang...
133
^^^^
Trad
Afternoon sun
Uphill

10 mins

  -
Craig Arthur
The huge rampart of Craig Arthur looms over the upper end of the long line of...
64
_-^^
Trad and Sport
Afternoon sun
Uphill

20 mins

Restricted Access
-
Twilight Zone
No crag description at present
91
^^^-
Trad
Afternoon sun
Uphill

25 mins

  -
Pinfold Area
he hugely varied climbing experience available along the Pinfold escarpment has...
163
-^^^
Trad
Afternoon sun
    -
Monk's Buttress
No description at present
52
-^^^
Trad
Afternoon sun
    -
Dinbren
The long line of unbroken low escarpment that overlooks Castell Dinas,...
166
-^^^
Trad and Sport
Lots of sun!
Uphill

7 mins

Sheltered
-
Trevor Area
In contrast to the rest of the crags on the Eglweseg escarpment the mix of...
79
-^^-
Trad and Sport
Afternoon sun
Uphill

8 mins

Sheltered
122
Pot Hole Quarry
No crag description yet
37
-^^_
Trad
Afternoon sun
Uphill

6 mins

  -
Maeshafn
No crag description as yet.
58
-^^-
Trad
      -
Devil's Gorge
Devils Gorge is a difficult crag to categorise, on first appearance the crag...
21
_---
Trad and Sport
No sun
Downhill

5 mins

Seepage
Sheltered
144
Ruthin Escarpment
Clwyd’s most esoteric venue is worth visiting if you fancy something a little...
13
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Trad
Afternoon sun
Uphill

13 mins

  -
Llanymynech
The huge vertical grey and red limestone faces of Llanymynech Quarry are...
49
--^^
Trad and Sport
Sun and shade
Level

5 mins

Sheltered
151
  • Latest Comments

    For Clwyd Limestone

    Crystal (World's End)
    "Route to left, steep to start, a crimpy pull over the bulge then continue up the..." 19/Mar

    So Lucky (Dinbren)
    "This had been bolted some time ago, (not by me) 3 bolts. Has now been finished 4..." 13/Jun

    Black Bastard (Llanymynech)
    "Some good moves but a little contrived" 04/Sep top50

    It's Yours (Dinbren)
    "The Project to the left has been climbed and is called The sound and the fury 8b..." 31/Aug

    The Orgasmatron (Dinbren)
    "Glad this one is getting some attention. Nice one Sam" 04/Aug

    The Orgasmatron (Dinbren)
    "I repeated this from the ground today. Powerful boulder problem start utilising ..." 29/Jul

    Strawberry Tubin (Llanymynech)
    "A route of two cruxes, mid height fingery sequence, and the final crimpy move to..." 27/Jul

    Calculus (Maeshafn)
    "Fantastic route, delicate start up the arete followed by a hard move past the ov..." 10/Jul

    Lost Control (Trevor Area)
    "Sadly this route has been chipped by some mindless vandal." 28/Jun

    Driller Thriller (Dinbren)
    "Route to the left of Driller Thriller " Trailer Trash" F6b. 23.05.12 ..." 26/May

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