Climbs 35
Rocktype Pillow lava
Altitude 15m a.s.l
Faces N

Crag y Aderyn © Dean Scott

Crag features

Two and three pitch routes in a superb location next to the road in a secluded valley, seven miles inland from Tywyn. [Tom Payne 3/02]

Meirionnydd guide The CC, is up to 2002 : The main addition to the face is a new E5 just right of the Diagonal to the ledge and a new E6/7 which continues direct above the ledge just left of Pink Panther

The Dark Road also has a new direct finish up rightwards at hard E66b

Restricted Access

Restrictions apply from  1 March - 31 July. Reason - Nesting Birds

Eastern Face and Central Buttress are restricted due to nesting choughs, peregrines and cormorants - subject to a mid-season review. The crag is also located in a Special Protection Area for its avian assemblage. Climbers are also asked to avoid climbing here near to dusk as it's an important roosting site for choughs.

The routes on the Eastern Face are heavily vegetated and contain birds for most of the year and is probably best avoided altogether!


The main face - The Bastion is unaffected by the seasonal restriction.


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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1Daisy BelleE1 5b **20
2Bird Cage
HS 10
3The Buttress
VD 45
4The DiamondE3 5c **3
5pedestal route
S 5
6The DiagonalS 20
7Lunar Moves
HVS 5a 4
8North Face Girdle
HVS 5b 1
9The Beak
VS 4b 2
E1 5b 6
11Spike Wall
HVS 4c 6
12Koh-i-noorE3 5c 3
13Diamond Eliminate
E4 5c 4
14pink panther
E3 5c 2
15chouca ribVD 2
16the diamond eliminateE4 5b,5c 1
17Goat Walk
M 3
18The Bolero
HVS 5a 23
19The Gizzard
HS *13
20Little Tommy Pickles
E2 5b 1
21Roger Rabbit
VS 4c  
22St Benet's Rd
VD 2
23White Streak Rib
VS 4b 3
24Chucky Vinster
VD 2
25AgenerationVD 3
26SiestaS 4a 4
27The Jug
S *11
28Choucha Rib(bird rock)
29Barking at the MoonE1 5b **1
30The HowlingE2 5c 1
31Day of the TripheadsE2 5c 1
32Picket Line
HS 4b 1
33Curly Fringe Frown
VS 5a 2
34The Hunger
E7 6b ***1
35Gorilla's ArmpitHVS 5a *1

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