The North Wales Limestone area is a uniquely varied place to climb: there can be few other venues in the UK with such a diverse range of climbing styles co-existing side-by-side within such a concentrated area. From single pitch trad cragging to font 8B bouldering, remote multi-pitch sea cliff adventures on loose guano-covered rock to French 8c’s on immaculate well-equipped sport crags, ‘designer-danger’ hybrid routes to easy access entry-level grade 4 and 5 sport climbs - all of these exist within walking distance on The Great and Little Ormes, sometimes on the same crag!
Selected climbing guide to Gower Peninsula in South Wales. Photo Topos, inspirational photos, bouldering and a mix of sport routes and trad climbs all in a stunningly beautiful setting.Classic Seacliff Trad Climbs.
North Wales Classics is a pocket-sized guide packs in hundreds of superb routes throughout the mountains of Snowdonia. From Tremadog to Tryfan, and everywhere in between, the book covers mid-grade routes on the best crags and features top-notch photo-topos and inspirational action shots taking you where you want to go.
The diversity of the rock and the climbing styles in North Wales is phenomenal. This guidebook features 8 different rock types and 56 different crags, each with its own character, feel and of course history. Since the bolt-boom of the 1980s and the rebolting efforts of recent years, North Wales now offers fine sport climbing to sit alongside its world-class traditional adventures. And it is these adventures that are the biggest draw to the area.
This is Rockfax's first full guide to North Wales Slate and covers the amazing quarries near Llanberis famous for their technical run-out slabs and, more recently, for the wealth of sport climbing. It is also famous for the bizarre and spectacular rock formations that give a unique climbing environment.
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