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Beddgelert Forest

Gwynedd, WALES

Climbs 18 – Rocktype Dolerite – Altitude 267m a.s.l – Faces NE

Crag features
Bouldering venue with flat landings although often Damp. Fantastic Dolerite with perfect slopers and massive linkup potential on the main 'Boss Cuvier block'.

Access notes
To reach the boulders: pull in at the Rhyd Ddu end of the forest. The track turns and runs parallel to the main road (i.e. towards Beddgelert); space to park can be found 100m along this track. Walk back and cross the railway by the pull in spot and walk up the track running straight into the forest. Take the 2nd right turning, then bear right at the next junction. After a few more hundred metres the track runs up hill and a prominent boulder is seen on the right (you can actually see this from the road). Continue up the track until level with the dense forest line then break off right on a small path and follow this for 50m cutting leftwards behind the prominent boulder to reach two undercut blocks.

The walk in takes a good 20 minutes, but can easily be mountain biked in around 10 minutes there, and a gloriously quick 5 minutes back to the road.

Weather forecast

 Today  Fri  Sat  Sun  Mon 

3.6mm rain
16 °C
29 kph

2.6mm rain
12 °C
19 kph

0.2mm rain
12 °C
15 kph

0.4mm rain
Sunny periods
15 °C
13 kph

25.5mm rain
16 °C
22 kph
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Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1Boss Cuvierf5 **7
2Boss Cuvier sdsf6B **4
3Central Hogf5+ **6
4Central Hog sdsf7A **2
5Central Cuvierf7A+ **3
6Waterf7B+ **1
7Visionf7A+ **2
8Clear Visionf7B **2
9Clear Spotf7A+ ***3
 Climb nameGradex
10Black Spotf7A+ **1
11Black Visionf7B **1
12Boss Visionf7C ** 
13Black Cuvierf7B+ ** 
14Boss Spotf7C *** 
15Matterhorn Aretef6B+ *1
16Central Spotf7B+ **1
17Central Visionf7B+ ** 
18Boss Hogf7B ** 
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Awesome little find, more photos and video here (Central Hog beta alert!)
Glyn - 09/Sep/12