Fernlea Slabs

Climbs 20 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 121m a.s.l – Faces ?

Crag features
One massive slab set a low angle. Protection can be sparse / very run out. Can also be loose in places. Although this crag is generally regarded as rubbish there are however a few worthwhile lines in the centre of the crag.

Retro-bolting permissible with first ascensionistís permission. Replacement of worn fixed gear on a point for point basis with bolts is permissible. New sports routes allowed.

Access notes
Leave the M4 at junction 27 and take the A467 towards Risca. Turn right towards Risca (at Aldi) mini, then left at the next mini roundabout. Go through the town heading towards Cross Keys. Take a right turn immediately before the Esso Petrol Station, go up a short steep hill and over a level crossing. Follow the road up round a short bend to the main gate of the quarry on your left. Park in a layby 20 m further on.

Gower & South-East Wales (2004)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
  Climb nameGrade
1PredatorHS 4b
2TerminatorHS 4b
3Running ManVS
4New NeighboursVD
5TemptressVS 4c
6Tormented EjaculationHVS 4c
7The Rats And The FliesVS 4c
8Enjoy The Bounce And SwingHVS 4c
9Quick SlippersHVS 4c
10Golden GearHVS 4c
11Smells FishyHVS 4c
12Fishy SmellHVS 4c
13With Johnny Custard On Night ManoeuvresHVS 4c 4c
14Feather FoundVS 4c 4a
15TheaHVS 4c
16Pussy WillowHVS 4c 4a
17Walk Like An EgyptianHVS 4b 4c
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