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Fernlea Slabs

Caerphilly, WALES

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 ascensionist’s 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.

Weather forecast

 Today  Sat  Sun  Mon  Tue 

0.5mm rain
Sun
14 °C
18 kph

0.1mm rain
Sun
13 °C
19 kph

0.4mm rain
Sun
15 °C
14 kph

12.4mm rain
Mainly cloudy
14 °C
24 kph

7.4mm rain
Mainly cloudy
16 °C
27 kph
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Guidebooks
Gower & South-East Wales (2004)

Climbs at this crag

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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  
 Climb nameGradex
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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