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Llangattock Escarpment (Craig y Castell)

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Climbs 58 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 391m a.s.l – Faces NE

Crag features
The very RH end of the escarpment. Routes up to 24m, notably Storm (E2 5b**).

Access notes
DO NOT climb in the areas between OS ref SO 195157 to SO 183165 - these lie in the Craig-y-Cilau nature reserve and need a permit.

As for the LH end of the escarpment, but follow the nature track to the beginnings of this section - Crackin Wall.
Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.

Weather forecast

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6.0mm rain
Sunny periods
20 °C
11 kph

2.2mm rain
18 °C
14 kph

0.0mm rain
14 °C
16 kph

0.0mm rain
14 °C
7 kph

0.6mm rain
15 °C
14 kph
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More: Met Office: Brecon Beacons

Gower & South-East Wales (2004), Gower & SE Wales (1991)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1Mudfall WallVS 2
2Crackin WallE1 5b 1
3The Left TwinVD 13
4Northern Exposure *E1 5b 1
5The Right TwinVD 9
6The Rock GardenVD 1
7StromboliHS 4a 21
8RebeccaVS 4b  
9StormE2 5b **1
10TempestE1 5b 2
11The Ascent of Rum DoodleVS 4b 5
12Abseil WallVD 8
13DaedalusVD 6
14Daedalus DirectS 4
15Heaven's GateHVS 5b 1
16Cool TouchE2 5b 1
17Fleet FeetE1 5c 1
18CatacombVS 4b 4
19Accidently RightVS 4b 5
20OrangUtangVD 18
21SheisskopfS 1
22JackornerVS 4b 4
23Beware of Crocodiles In The TreesE1 5a *1
24Tales of the the unexpectedE2 5c *2
 Climb nameGradex
25The Rain ManE2 5b *1
26God's TeethVS 4c  
27Rockfall ClimbVS 4b 1
28Duty FreeVS 4c *6
29The DescendantHVS 4c 1
30The Route to RowanVS 4b 5
31Rowan RouteVD 8
32Tarzan BoyE1 5b 1
33Trading PlacesHS 4b 3
34Split IndifferencesVS 4c 2
35Lime JuiceE1 5c 3
36FreshE1 5b 1
37chickenVS 4c 3
38I should smileE3 5c 1
39Road to nowhereE1 5c 3
40Crack of gwentE1 5b *1
41Developing worldE2 6a 2
42Quiet HeroE2 5b 1
43Peaches And CreamE2 5c *2
44SlurryS 3
45Only YesterdayVS 4b 1
46Briar CrackVD 1
47jug thugE2 5b 2
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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A very respectable crag, good gear, beautiful views. Easy walk in, Midge+++, steep routes lots of small roofs. Worth a couple of visits.
joolskilly - 05/Jun/09