Gogarth -North Stack area to Easter Island Gully

Gogarth Area

Adventurous traditional climbing at its best - from desperate E7's on the Cad wall to the iconic Dream of White Horses in Wen Zawn. Includes North Stack promotory, Parliament House Cave, Wen Zawn and Easter Island Gully

Crag information
Climbing Area: Wales Rock Type: Quartzite
Importance: International CRoW Land: Yes
Ownership: RSPB No. of Routes: 100
Within National Park: No Year Developed: 1966
Grid Reference: SH 21517 83676

Seals breed in Parliament House cave during the autumn months and climbers should take particular care not to disturb them during the time from late August to late October when the young seal pups can be eailsiy sepreated from their mothers with devastating consequences.

A large (huge!) rockfall occured at the back of Parliement House Cave in 2017 which affects some of the routes in the cave and further rockfalls are likley! 

Easter Island area: SH 21527 83578

Wen Zawn: SH 21533 83683

Fly Trap: SH 21509 83843

North Stack Wall: SH 21479 83930

Parking and Approach

Park at Breakwater park is the easiest approach.

Area information

Gogarth's seacliffs contain some of the most important breeding seabird colonies in Europe. It is important climbers continue contributing towards their protection by observing the negotiated nesting restrictions which apply to a number of cliffs. Most of the area is managed by the RSPB as an internationally important bird reserve and the arrangements here are often cited as best exemplars of how climbing and conservation can co-exist. PLEASE REFER TO THE INDIVIDUAL CRAG ENTRIES ON THIS DATABASE FOR FULL DETAILS. The range of cliffs include Gogarth Bay, South Stack, The Range as well as other outlying crags along the Anglesey coast.

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Parking at Breakwater park currently closed due to Covid. Parked at Ynys Lawd instead.