Climbs 29
Rocktype Limestone
Altitude 1400m a.s.l
Faces NE

Pumpy moves on Corrugation! © Jamie Skelton

Crag features

Sometimes used by outdoor centres (consider yourself warned). Routes up to 12m, Ideal for sub-E1 climbers seeking a bit of seclusion... though the best route is a really good E1 called Corrugation

Approach notes

Leave the A465 at Dowlais roundabout (Asda supermarket). Past superstore entrance, turn L, then L again, then R. Take the track through buildings and horseboxes and then R up a potholed road for 1mi to the quarries.

Or: park in Pant Cad Ifor car park (SO 062094). Take the Garth lane (30m R from the pub), through farm, through gas pumping station, to the potholed track/road.

The guide is correct, however there are some large gaps between routes that aren't made clear in the descriptions.
sdi - 26/Sep/08
assuming we were at the right crag the route discriptions are completely wrong in the guide for any of the sections. the only feature reconisable was the E1-'Corrugation' the obvious arete in section 2. working left and right from this feature nothing seamed to fit guide book descriptions. its a shame the guide seams so inacurate, its a lovely little crag. could any one enlighten us as to if we were in the wrong place or the guide is so inacurate.
paul greenhow - 31/May/05
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
none 2a 9
2Painful Crack
none 4a 6
3Short Cleft
none 4a 7
4Wide Crack
none 3a 6
none 2a 5
6Finger Line
none 5b 4
7Thin Crack
none 5a 4
8The Reach
none 5a 2
9CorrugationE1 5b 35
10FlowstoneHVS 5a 22
11Two Half Quids
VS 4c 16
12Two Fingers
VS 4c 10
13Cystitis Eat Your Heart Out
VS 4c 25
14Black Crack
VS 4b 14
15Frontal Wall
S 4a *21
16Hawthorn Chimney
D 4
17Pete's Finish
E1 5b 8
18Little Owl
VS 4c 5
19Short CrackHS 4b 14
20Suns Going DownVS 4c 9
21Nut wall
VS 4c 6
22Tree tripS 4a 2
 Same as the named routes in Bay 3? 
24Unamed 1VB 2
25Crack 1V0 2
26Crack 2V0 2
27GrooveVB 2
28Middle WallV1 1
29Spare RibHS 4b 1
30White Groove
HS 4b 2

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