Climbs 58
Rocktype Sandstone (hard)
Altitude 326m a.s.l

Thumbsucker E5 6a solo ascent. © dmacmorris

Crag features

A great crag in a stunning position,almost a mountain crag feel. Can be bracing in winter due to it's exposed position but less seepage than you would expect as seperate from the main mountain. The old routes have been regeared as appropriate and most remaining trad routes are equipped with belays/lower offs, To complement the refreshed classic old lines there are numerous new lower grade sport routes and bouldering,well worth the walk whatever your tastes!

Approach notes

The crag lies up the mountainside above Treherbert railway station - a convenient way of arriving if on train/foot. If coming by car drive to the same place and park. Cross over to the far side of the railway turn left and follow a track for 100m until a short cut up and left across a stream, then take the track up right. Continue up this for 1/4 mile, until a trail breaks off left at a wooden seat. This trail leads directly up to the crag in about 20 minutes .Take your time and enjoy the scenic walk!

Wow!"defianetly" a significant solo of Thumbsucker by dimacmorris. S.Wales sandstone trad routes don't often get repeats never mind solos.Glad to see you negotiated the rubbly top out ok.
freelunchprovider - 16/Feb/15
There were plenty of bolts there 2days ago,nice and sunny on the back crag and towers too.
freelunchprovider - 23/May/14
Sounds like you have stumbled upon a troll, Kev.
alan rosier - 28/May/12
Where on earth are the new bolts mentioned in the descriptions?! Was there today and the routes are as per the original descriptions. There are remains of old PR's and the odd old bolt but certainly no shiny 5 bolts!
KH - 20/May/12
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Jedstar Boulder
2Jedstarf6C ***
3Dusty Springfieldf6B *
 Back Crag
5The Thin Drum4c
6Gallow's Step5c
7Grunter Ass6b+ *
8Lynch 'EmE5 6a
9Exterminate All Bolt Thieves
E4 6a *
10String 'Em Up5a
11Exhumate All Trad Beliefs
VS 4b
12Seb Eats Shite6a+
13Coprophagic Canine6a+
14Do Doo It
VS 4b
15Faecal Finger Of Fate6a+ *
16Double Or Squits6b
 Main Bay
18Spoilt Bastard6a *
19Uncle Eddie Meets The Modern Parents
6a+ *
20Student Grant6a *
21Biffa Bacon6a+ *
22Johnny Fartpants6a+ *
23Little Big EgoE2 6a
24Submerged By BlubberE2 5b
25Scrotal Scratch Mix6a *
26Baker DayHS 4b
27Blubberf6A+ *
28Blubber Right Handf3 *
29The Grufff6A *
 Kruger Wall
31Tally Whore5c
32Litter All Loutf4+ *
33Blood Dreadf5 *
34Kruger Wallf7B ***
 Lone Boulder
36Lone Boulder Left Handf6A **
37Lone Boulder Right Handf2+ **
38Amy's Problemf2+ **
39Treherbert Traversef6B **
 Rhondda Pillar
41Rowan Jelly5c ***
42Mint Sauce6a+ **
43Lamb Leer DiseaseE1 5b *
44Bizarre GeetarE3 6a
45Nosepicker7a+ **
46ThumbsuckerE5 6a ***
47Nailbiter6c+ *
 The Third (jammed Boulder) Tower
49Drinks At The Dog And Hammer
50Billy The FishHVS 4c
51Clock Sucker4c
52Crock Licker6b **
53Terry Forkwit6a+ **
54Norbert Colon Meets The Fat Slags6a *
 The Second Tower
56Buster Gonads5c
57Powered By Simian Love FuelHVS 5a
58Mickey's Monkey Spunk MopedVS 4c
59A Fish Called Rhondda5a
 The First Tower
61Crescent Wanker5c *
62She's A Squirter!!5c
63The Day The Drill Conked Out5a
64Burning Brush6b+
65Brush DownHS 4b *
 Jedlinge Boulder (Under the Pillar)
67Jedlingef6C ***
68Power Hourf7A+ ***

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