SERENGETI AREA


Serengeti has several areas with an excellent variety of climbing styles, as well as some classic routes that are rightly popular. The routes on Never Never Land Slab and The Serengeti Buttress have been climbed regularly for years. Seamstress is one of the most popular routes in the quarries. There are also some excellent harder multi-pitch routes in the giant pit of Twll Mawr.

Routes

16 trad routes (VS...E8)
23 sport routes (4+...8a)
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 Page
Patellaectomy
Tucked away in a cul-de-sac, this area is easy to miss. The route Patellaectomy is a must for total...
6
Trad and Sport
Afternoon sun
Level

18 mins

sheltered
61
Nuremburg and Never Never Land
A great area, with some good modern sport routes and older run-out slabs. Approach (see map on page...
14
Trad and Sport
Sun and shade
Up and down

18 mins

sheltered
62
Serengeti Slab
The central section of the complex Serengeti Area has some excellent slab climbing and Seamstress...
12
Trad and Sport
Sun to mid-afternoon
Uphill

20 mins

sheltered
64
Twll Mawr
The massive and impressive hole of Twll Mawr is famous for its hard routes but a few more amenable...
7
Trad and Sport
Morning sun
Up and down

20 mins

sheltered
66
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