/ No climbing at Ty Newydd (A55 Crags)
So was just wondering if anyone knows why and also a heads up to save you the walk.
It wasn't a BMC sign?
No, a printed laminated one on the post after the gate. There has also been a small chain and krab added to the gate too.
I'm not aware of any changes here - the landowner has not contacted the BMC to tell us of any changes to the agreement and for some reason his phone appears out of order so have been unable to contact him.
The sign could be an old one that was (and should still be) covered up and is intended for the "closed season" at this crag, which doesn't start until the autumn. If anyone is aware that there is a geunine access issue then please get back to me.
BMC Access & Conservation Officer (Wales)
I was there just over a week ago and could only see the usual BMC sign.
I did notice some strange things at the crag though. Alot of the greenary around the base of the crag has been churned up and also a boulder has been moved at the bottom of the route "Clitoris Allsorts".
There was also rubbish at the crag which I cleaned up. I'm not sure if any of this has anything to do with a new sign being added by the landowner.
I really hope not as losing access to this great crag would be terrible.
Thanks Elfyn, I was going to email you as the RAD does not say anything. I was there the week before and there sign was not on the post then. Bit of a pain to walk all (I know its not that far) the way in before finding out :)
"WARNING ALL CLIMBING SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE".
This sign was there over the winter.
Bearing in mind that some effort has gone into making it, I very strongly suspect that it was put there by the shooters rather than the farmer. As it no longer applies, it should be taken down. The access slope to the crag is more bare than it was but there are no other changes.
Elfyn Jones is off on holiday and a bin bag will be put over the sign as a temporary measure.
Please keep strictly to the access agreement to avoid further problems.
> So was just wondering if anyone knows why and also a heads up to save you the walk.
Ah, that clarify's my above post.
I cleaned up the rubbish but was rather confused by what had happend there. Make's sense now thanks.
Interesting to hear about the 4x4 though.
> Ah, that clarify's my above post.
> I cleaned up the rubbish but was rather confused by what had happend there. Make's sense now thanks.
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