Contributed by Pete_Frost Oct/13 - This public hilllist has been seen 31,095 times

Routes featured in Steve Ashton's 1988 book "100 Classic Climbs in North Wales". Over 100 climbs from Diff to E2 - though some have been upgraded since the book came out. Some climbs are enchained, and some of Steve's "climbs" were actually three or four neighbouring routes.

Lee at the belay on Sunset Ledge.   © Cornish boy
Lee at the belay on Sunset Ledge.
© Cornish boy, Sep 2014

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Map of routes in this ticklist

Least routes Most routes

Note: Only showing summits, scrambles, winter routes, and low grade climbs

Distribution of grades

Top 12 photos of this hilllist

Rescue from the Trinity Face

Central Trinity
Rescue from the Trinity Face
© Sean Kelly

Banana Skin Sabotage

Left Wall
Banana Skin Sabotage
© Dan Arkle

May 30 1966

Shrike
May 30 1966
© jcw

Johnny Dawes strolling up White Slab on Cloggy, July 1990

White Slab
Johnny Dawes strolling up White Slab on Cloggy, July 1990
© Gordon Stainforth

Joe on the crux of Left Wall.

Left Wall
Joe on the crux of Left Wall.
© zcsharp

Left Wall

Left Wall
© Mark Alderson

Cenotaph Corner

Cenotaph Corner
© Grahame N

Britomartis HVS.Gogarth

Britomartis
Britomartis HVS.Gogarth
© kebana

Amphitheatre Buttress - this took longer to take than I'd like to admit xD

Amphitheatre Buttress
Amphitheatre Buttress - this took longer to take than I'd like to admit xD
© starlitejumper

John Syrett and John Stainforth on Shrike (E1), Cloggy, August 1970

Shrike
John Syrett and John Stainforth on Shrike (E1), Cloggy, August 1970
© Gordon Stainforth

The Gogarth season starts

The Strand
The Gogarth season starts
© jethro kiernan

Arjun seconding me on a wet crack, to avoid a wet slab.

Wen
Arjun seconding me on a wet crack, to avoid a wet slab.
© Cati


Add Climb name Grade Ticks? Height Crag name
Amphitheatre Buttress VD *** 1903 ? Craig Yr Ysfa
Mur y Niwl VS 4c *** 466 ? Craig Yr Ysfa
Pinnacle Wall S 4a *** 364 ? Craig Yr Ysfa
Great Gully S *** 238 267m • 11 Craig Yr Ysfa
The Groove E1 5b *** 243 ? Llech Ddu (Black...
Direct Route HVD *** 3606 85m • 5 Tryfan
Soapgut - Chimney Route Finish HS 4b ** 164 ? Tryfan
Grooved Arête HVD 4a *** 4385 230m • 8 Tryfan
Pinnacle Rib Route D *** 2181 164m • 6 Tryfan
Gashed Crag VD ** 1218 190m • 6 Tryfan
Wall Climb HS 4b ** 565 46m Clogwyn Bochlwyd
Bochlwyd Eliminate HVS 5a ** 560 37m Clogwyn Bochlwyd
Chimney Climb S * 608 34m Clogwyn Bochlwyd
Central Gully II/III * 38 ? Glyder Fach
Chasm Route VD ** 199 85m Glyder Fach
Direct Route VS 4c *** 844 88m • 7 Glyder Fach
Lot's Groove HVS 5b *** 167 34m Glyder Fach
Lot's Wife VS 4c * 111 37m Glyder Fach
Yob Route HVS 5a ** 273 ? Clogwyn y Tarw (The...
Slab Climb D ** 544 ? Clogwyn y Tarw (The...
Monolith Crack HS ** 415 ? Clogwyn y Tarw (The...
Zig-Zag HS 4b ** 450 ? Clogwyn y Tarw (The...
The Ordinary Route D ** 3574 140m • 4 Idwal Slabs (aka...
Cneifion Arete D *** 3802 140m Cwm Cneifion
Faith VD ** 1429 126m • 5 Idwal Slabs (aka...
Hope VD *** 4627 135m • 4 Idwal Slabs (aka...
Charity S ** 1656 ? Idwal Slabs (aka...
East Wall Girdle VS 4c ** 180 ? Idwal Slabs (aka...
Original Route - Wall Variations HVS 5a * 109 ? Idwal Slabs (aka...
Suicide Wall Route 1 E2 5c *** 309 ? Idwal Slabs (aka...
Grey Slab VS 4b *** 409 81m • 2 Glyder Fawr
Grey Arête HVS 5a *** 231 ? Glyder Fawr
Clogwyn Du Gully S 9 ? Clogwyn Du Ymhen Y...
South Gully IV 4 *** 243 140m • 4 Devils Kitchen (Cwm...
The Ramp III 3 *** 334 100m • 3 Devils Kitchen (Cwm...
The Screen IV 4 *** 280 65m • 2 Devils Kitchen (Cwm...
Devil's Kitchen Route VD * 76 ? Devils Kitchen (Cwm...
Devil's Staircase S ** 32 90m Devils Kitchen (Cwm...
Brant VS 4c ** 1112 120m • 4 Clogwyn y Grochan
Brant Direct HVS 5a *** 1895 ? Clogwyn y Grochan
Nea VS 4b ** 2134 75m • 4 Clogwyn y Grochan
Spectre HVS 5a *** 1300 ? Clogwyn y Grochan
The Wrinkle VD ** 2061 75m • 3 Carreg Wastad
Crackstone Rib S 4a *** 3702 55m • 3 Carreg Wastad
Flying Buttress VD *** 3132 87m • 6 Dinas Cromlech
Cemetery Gates E1 5b *** 2712 52m • 2 Dinas Cromlech
Cenotaph Corner E1 5c *** 2140 ? Dinas Cromlech
Left Wall E2 5c *** 1806 38m Dinas Cromlech
Dives/Better Things HS 4b *** 1551 60m • 2 Dinas Cromlech
The Cracks HS 4c *** 2422 90m • 5 Dinas Mot
Slow Ledge Climb VS 4b ** 271 90m • 4 Dinas Mot
Direct Route VS 5b *** 1882 74m • 4 Dinas Mot
Super Direct E1 5b *** 1347 75m • 3 Dinas Mot
Diagonal HVS 5a *** 1559 78m • 4 Dinas Mot
The Mole HVS 5a ** 118 84m • 3 Dinas Mot
Gollum HVS 5b *** 130 91m • 3 Dinas Mot
Plexus E1 5b *** 574 ? Dinas Mot
Main Wall HS 4b *** 1660 140m • 6 Cyrn Las (Gyrn Las)
The Grooves E1 5b *** 779 116m • 3 Cyrn Las (Gyrn Las)
Parsley Fern Gully I *** 345 250m Clogwyn y Ddysgl
Gambit Climb S *** 640 99m • 5 Clogwyn y Ddysgl
The Snowdon Horseshoe (Summer) Grade-1 *** 1492 ? Crib Goch
Snowdon Horseshoe (Winter) I *** 246 ? Crib Goch
Slanting Buttress Ridge Route D ** 292 ? Y Lliwedd
Horned Crag Route VD * 275 244m • 11 Y Lliwedd
Route 2 S 56 300m • 8 Y Lliwedd
Red Wall and Longland's Continuation VD *** 226 137m • 7 Y Lliwedd
Great Gully III 3 ** 62 230m • 3 Clogwyn y Garnedd
Central Trinity II 2 *** 574 ? Clogwyn y Garnedd
Left-hand Trinity II 2 ** 190 ? Clogwyn y Garnedd
Right-hand Trinity III 3 * 199 ? Clogwyn y Garnedd
Ladies' Gully III 3 *** 99 ? Clogwyn y Garnedd
Cave Gully III 4 *** 70 ? Clogwyn y Garnedd
The Mostest E2 5c ** 43 ? Clogwyn Du'r...
Shrike E2 5c *** 350 ? Clogwyn Du'r...
Llithrig E1 5c *** 382 ? Clogwyn Du'r...
Pinnacle Arete E2 5b ** 134 ? Clogwyn Du'r...
Pigott's Climb HVS 5a ** 149 ? Clogwyn Du'r...
Chimney Route VS 4c * 34 ? Clogwyn Du'r...
Curving Crack VS 4c ** 301 66m • 3 Clogwyn Du'r...
Vember E1 5b *** 343 ? Clogwyn Du'r...
Pedestal Crack HVS 5a ** 194 ? Clogwyn Du'r...
The Corner HVS 5b *** 288 ? Clogwyn Du'r...
The Boulder E1 5a *** 147 ? Clogwyn Du'r...
Longland's Climb VS 4c ** 362 126m • 5 Clogwyn Du'r...
White Slab E2 5c *** 540 ? Clogwyn Du'r...
West Buttress Eliminate E3 5c *** 152 ? Clogwyn Du'r...
Great - Bow Combination HVS 5a *** 663 ? Clogwyn Du'r...
Oxine VS 4c *** 549 ? Clogwyn y Wenallt
Lavaredo VS 5a *** 978 ? • 2 Carreg Alltrem
Lightning Visit VS 4c ** 774 ? Carreg Alltrem
Asahel - Eagle Finish VS 4c ** 297 46m • 2 Craig y Clipiau...
Mean Feat HVS 5a ** 201 33m • 2 Craig y Clipiau...
Y Gelynen VD ** 476 58m • 3 Craig Yr Wrysgan
Honeysuckle Corner HS 4b ** 312 16m Craig Yr Wrysgan
Kirkus's Climb Direct S 4a ** 1247 ? Clogwyn yr Oen...
Slick VD ** 1528 66m • 4 Clogwyn yr Oen...
Slack S 4a ** 1047 ? • 4 Clogwyn yr Oen...
Dwm E3 6a *** 119 ? Castell Cidwm
Ordinary Route D ** 276 ? Craig Yr Ogof (Cwm...
Outside Edge Route VD *** 796 ? Craig Yr Ogof (Cwm...
Kirkus's Direct HVS 5a ** 154 ? Craig Yr Ogof (Cwm...
Crucible E1 5b *** 160 ? • 3 Craig Yr Ogof (Cwm...
Jabberwocky E2 5c ** 81 ? • 2 Craig Yr Ogof (Cwm...
Table Direct VD *** 999 ? Cadair Idris -...
Cyfrwy Arete (Summer) D *** 1044 ? Cadair Idris -...
Rib and Slab VS * 14 ? Cadair Idris -...
Great Gully IV *** 2 300m • 9 Cadair Idris -...
Aardvark HVS 5a *** 48 ? Gist Ddu
Acheron HVS 5a ** 62 150m • 6 Craig Cywarch (aka...
Maesglasau Falls IV 4 *** 22 200m • 6 Maesglase
Britomartis HVS 4c *** 1124 ? Gogarth North Stack...
Spider Wall E1 5a ** 257 ? Gogarth North Stack...
A Dream of White Horses HVS 4c *** 3004 ? • 4 Gogarth North Stack...
Wen HVS 5a ** 814 ? Gogarth North Stack...
The Concrete Chimney HVS 5a *** 503 ? Gogarth North Stack...
Gogarth E1 5b *** 1423 112m • 5 Gogarth North Stack...
Central Park HVS 5a ** 387 55m • 2 Gogarth North Stack...
The Strand E2 5b *** 1348 ? • 2 Gogarth North Stack...
Mousetrap E2 5a *** 474 128m • 3 Gogarth South Stack
Red Wall E2 5b *** 236 ? Gogarth South Stack
Blanco HVS 5a ** 802 ? Gogarth South Stack
True Moments/Freebird E1 5b *** 198 ? Gogarth South Stack
Tensor E2 6a ** 178 ? Craig y Castell...
The Wasp E2 5c *** 238 ? Craig y Castell...
Creagh Dhu Wall HS 4b *** 1879 65m • 2 Craig y Castell...
Borchgrevinck / Poor Man's Peuterey S ** 321 76m • 5 Craig Pant Ifan...
Pincushion E2 6a ** 414 ? Craig Pant Ifan...
Barbarian E1 5b *** 936 ? Craig Pant Ifan...
Scratch VS 4c ** 1455 ? Craig Pant Ifan...
Scratch Arete HVS 5a *** 2011 ? Craig Pant Ifan...
Falcon E1 5b *** 562 ? Craig Pant Ifan...
Christmas Curry S 4a *** 3655 75m • 4 Craig Bwlch y Moch...
The Plum E1 5b *** 1792 ? Craig Bwlch y Moch...
The Fang HVS 5a *** 1524 ? • 2 Craig Bwlch y Moch...
Extraction E2 5c ** 489 ? • 2 Craig Bwlch y Moch...
Striptease VS 5a ** 1538 50m • 2 Craig Bwlch y Moch...
One Step in the Clouds VS 4c *** 4869 69m • 4 Craig Bwlch y Moch...
Vector E2 5c *** 1420 ? Craig Bwlch y Moch...
The Weaver E2 5c *** 619 ? Craig Bwlch y Moch...
Meshach HVS 5a *** 1840 ? Craig Bwlch y Moch...
Shadrach VS 4c ** 1754 ? • 2 Craig Bwlch y Moch...
Leg Slip E1 5b ** 888 ? Craig Bwlch y Moch...
First Slip E1 5c ** 510 ? Craig Bwlch y Moch...
Merlin VS 5a * 964 ? Craig Bwlch y Moch...
Merlin Direct HVS 5a *** 2393 50m • 2 Craig Bwlch y Moch...
Hardd E2 5c *** 188 ? Carreg Hyll-Drem
The Hyll Drem Girdle HVS 5a ** 542 ? • 4 Carreg Hyll-Drem
58 e, 364 stars 134,712 6,715m 342
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