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Table of contents

1. Dinas Cromlech 11 routes in Crag

Summary:
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All Trad
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 *** Left Wall E2 5c Trad 45m
2 Left wall direct finish

Go straight up instead of traversing left

E3 6a Trad 60m
3 *** Resurrection E4 6a Trad 55m
4 *** Cenotaph Corner E1 5c Trad 45m
5 *** Right Wall

FA: Pete Livesey

E5 6a Trad 45m
6 *** Cemetry Gates E1 5b Trad
7 Cemetery gates. Direct finish

Straight up instead of heading to arête for second pitch

E2 5b Trad 60m
8 ** Noah's Warning VS 5a Trad 68m 2
9 ** Sabre Cut VS 4c Trad 55m
10 ** Dives/Better Things HS 4a Trad 63m
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
11 *** Flying Buttress

A superb ridge climb leading to a fine finish high up on the wall. Start at the base of the prominent jagged ridge running down the eastern side of the crag.

  1. 20m. Head up the middle of the buttress to belay by a block on a large ledge.

  2. 20m. Continue up to the large pinnacles at the top of the main ridge, belaying on the right-hand side of the last spike before the col.

  3. 5m. Drop down into the col and belay (skip this belay if you are a confident leader but watch your rope work for the runners placed in the col section).

  4. 15m. Climb a grassy crack to gain a leftwards-trending line leading to a superb belay on the arete.

  5. 15m. Climb up the lovely slab then trend rightwards to a large sloping ledge below the final chimney.

  6. 15m. Entering the chimney via the crack is something of a crux not made easier by the polish of thousands of passing climbers. The awkward section is thankfully short-lived! Descend the main gully to the right.

VD Trad 90m 6

2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style
VD *** Flying Buttress Trad 90m 6
HS 4a ** Dives/Better Things Trad 63m
VS 4c ** Sabre Cut Trad 55m
VS 5a ** Noah's Warning Trad 68m 2
E1 5b *** Cemetry Gates Trad
E2 5b Cemetery gates. Direct finish Trad 60m
E1 5c *** Cenotaph Corner Trad 45m
E2 5c *** Left Wall Trad 45m
E3 6a Left wall direct finish Trad 60m
E4 6a *** Resurrection Trad 55m
E5 6a *** Right Wall Trad 45m