Carreg Y Foel Gron Sports Routes

Carreg Y Foel Gron: OS 745 427 Upper Tier A good collection of faces ranging from 25m slabs to 12 m leaning cracks and arête. The larger south facing section is visible from the Ffestiniog to Penmachno road. Parking is by LLyn Dubach below the crag. A short stroll brings you to the main slabs. To … Continue reading Carreg Y Foel Gron Sports Routes

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New Climbing Guide to Central Wales. June 2018

The new Central Wales guidebook has just been published and contains all you need to know about this previously undocumented area between Machynlleth and Pembroke. The area has seen extensive development of bouldering, sea cliff climbing, bolted quarry routes and long pitches on remote mountain crags. It is incredibly well researched and documented with a … Continue reading New Climbing Guide to Central Wales. June 2018

Sports routes in Llwyngwril

After some consideration and discussion with local climbers bolting of new routes began in the summer of 2009 at Llwyngwril Allens Sunbeach. The cliffs are of course tidal so great care should be taken with timetables : generally most walls are accessible 3-4 hours either side low tide on the north shore and 3 hours … Continue reading Sports routes in Llwyngwril

LLwyngwril north shore bouldering

LLwyngwril north shore bouldering . OS  SH 53978  BNG 10988 The small village of LLwyngwril lies on the A493 on the coast road from Dolgellau to Tywyn. The drive from Dolgellau is 15 minutes, from Tywyn ten minutes so from somewhere like Aberystwyth just over an hours drive. Boulder problems created by Gary Morgan , … Continue reading LLwyngwril north shore bouldering

Dysynni Valley

Dysynni Valley has as its main crag the wonderful Bird Rock with a high concentration of good routes mainly on the Bastion. Col Crag on the same side of the valley  continues to be a very popular venue with outdoor groups due to easy access, a lovely meadow at its base and easily arranged belays … Continue reading Dysynni Valley

Craig Ddu, Moel Siabod

Moel Siabod Craig Ddu Reference: 698539 New routes Craig ddu has three distinct sections, the left or south crag with easy slabs on its extreme left side and a wide grassy gully bounding its right northern end . The central section has the massive upper wall with the great leaning ( unclimbed ) prow in … Continue reading Craig Ddu, Moel Siabod

Newgale beach

This tidal venue offers great bouldering on clean, slopey rock. Care should be taken in some of the caves with friable holds on rotten bands; generally these are obvious to the eye. The landings are generally quite friendly but pebble shift can expose bare rock landings, a mat is definitely recommended. The pebble levels do … Continue reading Newgale beach

Cae Du

The campsite at Cae Du sits above a good small cliff that provides excellent bouldering, some lead routes and plenty of in-situ stakes for arranging top roping. The rock is a compact , water- washed boulder shale that tests slap and hold abilities . Tidal but accessible 10 hours of the 12 hour cycle . … Continue reading Cae Du