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Baltic Quarry

Merthyr Tydfil, WALES

Climbs 27 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 1200m a.s.l – Faces W

Crag features
Good quality rock, routes up to 12m - making solos a possibility. Used at times by outdoor centres.

Access notes
BIRD BAN: peregrines nest here. DON'T disturb them in the breeding season March-end Sept.

Either: park in the layby as for Taf Fechan, and follow the Brecon Mtn Railway for 0.5mi before heading up the hill to the quarry's southern bay;

or: park at Ponsticill reservoir dam, cross the Mtn Railway, head SE diagonally up the hillside, arriving quarry's N bay.

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16 °C
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Gower & SE Wales (1991)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1MinusculeVS 5b 3
2Taff's Not WellVS 4b 2
3RediscoveryVS 5a 1
4Andy BoreholeVS 5a 3
5Holiday FeverE1 5b  
6Exam BluesHVS 5b  
7TemptressVS 5a 3
8The ArchE1 6b  
9Slagged OffE1 6b 2
10Lonesome PineE3 6a 1
11Slight AlterationsE3 6a *2
12Not So Plain JaneE2 5b 2
13Health Inspector '87E5 6a 1
14SanitizeE2 6a  
 Climb nameGradex
15SteriliseE2 6b  
16UnknownE1 5c  
17Light SpeedE2 6c  
18Why Wimp Out?HVS 5c 1
19Iron AweHVS 5b  
20Metal MistakeE3 6b  
21Harmony Of The SkiesE3 6b  
22SmileVS 5a 1
23Appear, Smear, Disappear Then ReappearE2 6a *1
24Bumbling About In BhutanE4 6b  
25TorturedVS 4c 1
26TractionVS 5a 1
27Curb All IntransigenceE1 5c 1
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Nice crag with awsum views - shame the guidebook has such poor descriptions of the climbs
James_86 - 17/Oct/09