North Wales Limestone

£34.95

North Wales Limestone: The Definitive Guide covers all the climbing along the North Wales coastal area - from Benllech in the west to the Devil's Gorge (near Mold) in the east, and includes the popular Great and Little Ormes of Llandudno. The book details nearly 2,000 routes (600 more than the 2014 edition). The majority of the routes are well equipped sport climbs, with the exception of the nationally significant trad venue of Craig y Forwyn.

North Wales Limestone

North Wales Limestone
£34.95
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North Wales Limestone: The Definitive Guide covers all the climbing along the North Wales coastal area - from Benllech in the west to the Devil's Gorge (near Mold) in the east, and includes the popular Great and Little Ormes of Llandudno. The book details nearly 2,000 routes (600 more than the 2014 edition). The majority of the routes are well equipped sport climbs, with the exception of the nationally significant trad venue of Craig y Forwyn.

This not-for-profit guidebook has been written by a team of local climbers who share a keen interest in the North Wales Limestone area. All profits from sales will be donated to access and environmental projects, including the North Wales Bolt Fund. This will enable the bolt fund to continue its vital support of volunteers in actively developing new climbs and maintaining existing climbs and their lower-offs.

The book features inspiring action photos from both amateur and professional climbing photographers, full-colour photo topos throughout, detailed route descriptions and approach maps, environmental and access information and a historical section with contributions from many of the area's most prolific climbing activists.

Crags covered:-
Western Sport: Benllech, Fedw Fawr, Penmaen Mawr Hillside, Penmaen West Quarry, Creigiau'r Gigfran, The Gallery, Penmaenbach Quarry, Noticeboard Crag.
The Great Orme: Tram-Station Crag, Empire Crag & Elephant's Cave, Pen Trwyn, Parisella's Cave, Mayfair Wall, South East Walls, North East Walls, North West Walls, Lower Pen Trwyn, Pigeon's Cave Area, Great Orme Lighthouse, Hamburger Buttress, Surprise Zawn, Crinkle Crags, Fluted Wall, Craig Hafnant, Peninsula Wall, Wonder Wall, Unnamed Wall, Craig Arwahan, Turdon Gorge, Castell y Gwynt, Point Five Buttress, Pen y Gogarth, St Tudno's Upper, St Tudno's Lower, Seal Point, The Hornby Crags, Observatory Buttress, Sticky Mix Wall, Enemy Wall, Crescent Buttress.
The Little Orme: Angel Bay, The Meadow, The Great Zawn, The Detritus Area, The Allotment, The West Buttress, The Diamond, Lower Craig y Don, Upper Craig y Don, Manor Crag, Chwarel Bach, Bodafon.
Central Sport: Penmaen Head, Craig Marian Bach, Castle Inn Quarry, Craig Bryn Dulas, Rhyd y Foel Quarry, Llanddulas Cave.
Craig y Forwen: Far Left Sector, Main Cliff Left-Hand, Main Cliff Right-Hand, Two Tier Buttress.
Eastern Sport: Ty Newydd, Waterfall Crag, Castle Quarry, Meliden Quarry, Denbigh Castle, Pen y Fron Quarry, Devil's Gorge.

By Andy Boorman and Ian Carr.

Card cover, 21cm x 15cm, 525 pages.

Due 2023.

ISBN: 978-1-904207-76-4.

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