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Ogmore (Main)

Bridgend, WALES

Climbs 97 – 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.

Weather forecast

 Today  Fri  Sat  Sun  Mon 

1.6mm rain
Sunny periods
14 °C
15 kph

0.8mm rain
Mainly cloudy
14 °C
18 kph

3.2mm rain
14 °C
23 kph

0.0mm rain
14 °C
12 kph

3.4mm rain
Mainly cloudy
15 °C
19 kph
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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
8PillockVS 4c *11
9TwinkleD 25
10Route 1D 17
11SinestroS 4a *3
12CanuteVD 20
13Canute Right HandHVS 5a 10
15Fool's FantasyE5 6a 1
16WipeoutE4 5c 4
17Right Little RaverE5 6b 1
18NythE3 6a 1
19DisneyworldE6 6c 1
20PlutoVS 4c **55
22Open InvitationE5 6b 1
23Finger PrintE4 6a **9
24Brothers In ArmsE6 6b 1
25Abbey RoadHVS 5a ***38
26Roof Of The WorldE5 6c 1
27The GremlinE1 5a *13
28The ArrowE2 5c **9
29MegalopolisE1 5b **11
30Rat FinkHVS 4c 4
31Loaded QuestionE3 5c 1
32Implausible SuggestionE5 6a 2
33Jumping Jack FlashE1 5c *6
34GriffinE3 6a 2
35PinnochioHVS 4c ***49
36Exposure ExplosionHVS 5a ***92
37Easy Livin'E3 5c **8
38Wave BandE2 5b *23
39Slime CrimeHVS 5a *12
40Elephant WallVS 4b *46
41Elephant Wall (Direct Finish)VS 5a *6
43Tusker ChimneyHVS 5a **2
44Mind ProbeE2 5b *11
45Wet LookHVS 4c *1
46Domestic BlissE1 5b 1
47Domestic ResponsibilityE2 5c *3
48Flash HarryHS 4a **56
49Yorkshire PudS 14
50MordredHVS 4c 8
51tim's RouteVD *5
53The Dribbling Douh WhatHVS 4c 2
54ScutchHVS 5b 7
 Climb nameGradex
56Quick DrawE4 6a 1
57Siren DirectVS 4c 4
58Total Eclipse of the SunE8 6b  
59A Bigger SplashE3 5c ***5
61The Uncanny DirectE6 6c ***1
62The UncannyE6 6c *** 
63SpellbinderE4 6a ***2
65FuryE3 5c 1
66Burn 'Em UpE5 6b 3
67FireE3 5c **11
69The BishopHVS 4c *3
70Cone CountryHVS 5a *2
71Bute StreetE3 5b 2
72Spring TideE2 5b **5
73Low EbbE3 5c **4
74PoseidonHVS 5a ***7
75The CastleVS 4b 1
77QuimbleVS 4b 2
79Made in Maes Cwn6c+ ***2
80Superstitious?7a ***2
81Fast LuckE2 5b *2
82Fast ReactionsE2 5b *2
83The HatchHS 4a *5
84Here Comes The RainVS 4c 3
85Cold SteelE2 5c 1
86Ogmore OlympicsE2 5c 3
87GlycogenE1 5a ***19
88Brain WaneE3 5b **2
89PhaserE3 5c ***6
90Stray DogHVS 4c 4
91Fashoda ChimneyVD *8
92General GordonVS 5
93A Tale of High AdventureVS 4b 4
94Lady JaneHVS 4a,4c 4
95Norwegian WoodE2 5b  
96Spring FeverE3 5c 1
97FalsityE2 5b 1
98The HunchbackE1 5a 2
99Against The GrainE3 5c 1
100Moonlight FlitE1 5b 2
101Via NormaleD 5
102L'EscargotVS 4b 4
103Birthday BashMVS 4b  
104OverdueVS 4b 7
105The Timely TrickE1 5b 2
106Just Taking A GanderE1 5b 2
107Now Your Goose Is Cooked HVS 5a 2
108Sauce For The Goose HVS 5b 3
109Goose Step VS 4b 3
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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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