Moelwynion report, Martin Crook

Go through the mountains, crest a rise topping out Crimea Pass, then drop 13% steep, am millitar for ¼ of a mile, but don’t expect all visions of Snowdonia to guarantee serenity. You could for instance wake up in Blaenau Ffestiniog engulfed by Trollenberg Terror cloud cover and, if unfamiliar with drizzle grey surroundings, be... Continue Reading →

Arenig Newsflash!

July 2019 Pete Robbins finally links all of the traverses on the Bryn Dyfrgi, starting on the extreme left and continuing the full length of the wall to reach the 7b Martin Crocker route on the extreme right up which Pete climbed before pulling right to the large pocket and topping out on the pedestal.... Continue Reading →

Welcome to the Lledr Dome, Martin Crook

  Somewhere between Akinari Vedas tales of a pale mysterious moon after rain, and Von Ryans express lies the Lledr. That is not literally so hardly matters. Miss the train from Roman Bridge to Llandudno Junction on a misty November night and, well, tell me about it! Maybe your car’s parked in Dolwyddelan, so walk... Continue Reading →

Bouldering in Aberystwyth

Bouldering in the town has always been on the sea walls or in the nearby very tidal Clarach Bay (see the New Central Wales Guidebook 2018 ) In 2018 some hard new boulder problems were added to the north beach of Aberystwyth, mainly the non-tidal very low roof which has Fluffy Sheep in red graffiti... Continue Reading →

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