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Ogmore (Main)

Bridgend, WALES

Climbs 103 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude ? – Faces S

Crag features
Generally steep and overhanging rock - mostly good but "some of the finishes and occasionally entire routes" can be unstable. In-situ gear may be corroded. A real adventure experience, but not to be underrated. Routes up to 36m.

Access notes
Tidal - extremely so, with tides rising 6m to 9m up the cliff.

Take the road from Ogmore by Sea (B4524) tw Southerndown Bay to a sharp bend passing West Farm (just after sign marking Southerndown boundary). Park in grassy area bounded by concrete posts. The tea shop is now a Jazz venue which does have a Cafe/Bar, called The Barn.

Walk down grassy gully tw sea to narrow path running W. Abseil approach. There are some stakes, but there are also a number of bolts to abseil off as well.

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Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
2Spangle TextureVS 4b 5
3Christmas CrackerHVS 4c 5
4Christmas HangoverHS 4b 12
5Strategic Zap AttackE3 6b 1
6WazzockHVS 5a 10
7Now Your Goose Is Cooked HVS 5a 2
8Sauce For The Goose HVS 5b 3
9Goose Step VS 4b 3
11PillockVS 4c *11
12TwinkleD 25
13Route 1D 17
14SinestroS 4a *3
15CanuteVD 20
16Canute Right HandHVS 5a 10
18LeprechaunE1 5b *2
19Fool's FantasyE5 6a 1
20WipeoutE4 5c 4
21Right Little RaverE5 6b 1
22NythE3 6a 1
23DisneyworldE6 6c 1
24PlutoVS 4c **57
26Open InvitationE5 6b 1
27Finger PrintE4 6a **9
28Brothers In ArmsE6 6b 1
29Abbey RoadHVS 5a ***39
30Roof Of The WorldE5 6c 1
31The GremlinE1 5a *14
32The ArrowE2 5c **9
33MegalopolisE1 5b **11
34Rat FinkHVS 4c 4
35Loaded QuestionE3 5c 1
36Implausible SuggestionE5 6a 2
37Jumping Jack FlashE1 5c *6
38GriffinE3 6a 2
39PinnochioHVS 4c ***50
40Exposure ExplosionHVS 5a ***93
41Easy Livin'E3 5c **8
42Wave BandE2 5b *23
43Slime CrimeHVS 5a *12
44Elephant WallVS 4b *46
45Elephant Wall (Direct Finish)VS 5a *6
47Tusker ChimneyHVS 5a **2
48Mind ProbeE2 5b *11
49Wet LookHVS 4c *1
50Domestic BlissE1 5b 1
51Domestic ResponsibilityE2 5c *3
52Flash HarryHS 4a **56
53Yorkshire PudS 14
54MordredHVS 4c 8
55tim's RouteVD *5
57The Dribbling Douh WhatHVS 4c 2
58ScutchHVS 5b 7
 Climb nameGradex
60Quick DrawE4 6a 1
61Siren DirectVS 4c 4
62Total Eclipse of the SunE8 6b  
63A Bigger SplashE3 5c ***5
65The Uncanny DirectE6 6c ***1
66The UncannyE6 6c *** 
67SpellbinderE4 6a ***2
69FuryE3 5c 1
70Burn 'Em UpE5 6b 3
71FireE3 5c **11
73The BishopHVS 4c *3
74Cone CountryHVS 5a *2
75Bute StreetE3 5b 2
76Spring TideE2 5b **5
77Low EbbE3 5c **4
78PoseidonHVS 5a ***7
79The CastleVS 4b 1
81QuimbleVS 4b 2
83Fast LuckE2 5b *2
84Mindfuck6b+ ***1
85Made in Maes Cwn6c+ ***3
86Skullthuggery *7b ***1
87Cure for the Cancer *7b+ ***1
88Superstitious?7a ***4
89Twenty First Century *7a ***1
90These Dangerous Seas *6b+ ***1
91Fast ReactionsE2 5b *2
92The HatchHS 4a *5
93Here Comes The RainVS 4c 3
94Cold SteelE2 5c 1
95Ogmore OlympicsE2 5c 3
96GlycogenE1 5a ***19
97Brain WaneE3 5b **2
98PhaserE3 5c ***6
99Stray DogHVS 4c 4
100Fashoda ChimneyVD *8
101General GordonVS 5
102A Tale of High AdventureVS 4b 4
103Lady JaneHVS 4a,4c 4
104Norwegian WoodE2 5b  
105Spring FeverE3 5c 1
106FalsityE2 5b 1
107The HunchbackE1 5a 2
108Against The GrainE3 5c 1
109Moonlight FlitE1 5b 2
110Via NormaleD 5
111L'EscargotVS 4b 4
112Birthday BashMVS 4b  
113OverdueVS 4b 7
114The Timely TrickE1 5b 2
115Just Taking A GanderE1 5b 2
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The routes I've climbed here feel bigger and harder than the grade suggests. Not a place to push your grade?
Mattress - 22/Jul/05