Porth Ysgo

Climbs 176 – Rocktype Gabbro – Altitude ? – Faces ?

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Bouldering by the sea a couple of miles from Hell's Mouth in the Lleyn Peninsula.

A beautiful venue by the sea, with some good boulders.

Most of the boulders are not tidal.

However, mats are essential as there are a lot of high ball problems and the landings are not good.

Guidebooks
North Wales Bouldering / Bowldro Gogledd Cymru (2004)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGrade
 AREA 1  
2The SeatV0+ *2
3Sweet DessertsV8  
4Area 1 Problem 3V1 *15
5Area 1 Problem 4V0- *19
6Grump SlapV4 *7
7Hogiau LlangefniV5 *3
8Area 1 Problem 7V1 *7
9Area 1 Problem 8V1 *4
10Area 1 Problem 9V2 *5
 AREA 2  
12Super CheersV0 *29
13Super Cheers (SDS)V5 9
14Area 2 Problem 2V0 *40
15Fantastic DayV3 33
16Area 2 Problem 4V0- *37
17The Ysgo FlangeV2 **128
18Area 2 Problem 6V3 *43
19Full FlangellationV8+ ** 
20Simon's AreteV6 *3
21Simon's Arete SDSV8+  
22Ble Mae CharlieV6 3
23GWPV6 1
24RawhideV7 ** 
25Area 2 Problem 7V2 12
26Area 2, Problem 7 SDSf7A **8
27Area 2, problem 8V5 1
28Area 2 Problem 9V0- *31
29Area 2 Problem 10V0- *33
30Area 2 Problem 11V1 *2
31TruthV1 **90
32Truth sdsV8 17
33JusticeV1 *56
34Justice SDSV6 2
35Area 2 Problem 13V0 **1
36Area 2 Problem 13 LHSV2 1
37Really Cool ToysV0+ *38
38Really Cool Toys SDSV6 *33
39Toys Right HandV6 *7
40Chaos Theory (problem 16 area2)V8+  
41Calm Before The StormV7 ** 
42Area 2 Problem 17V0 *8
43Area 2 Problem 18V0 *8
44Area 2 Problem 19V0 *4
45Area 2 Problem 20V0 *4
46Ysbeidiau HeulogV4 **16
47Higginson's ScarV4 6a ***119
48Higginson Scar Right-HandV6 6
49Area 2 Problem 25V1 *15
50Area 2 Problem 26V0+ *14
51What It Is To BurnV11 1
52Dolly RockerV11  
53Scar faceV2 ** 
54Slap handedV5 ***2
55Crack slapV2 **2
56Dringo GaeafV7 ** 
57Winter swellV5 ** 
 AREA 3  
59Paddle FootV6 3
60JoystickV2 **27
61Joystick SSV7 *12
62Jones' EliminateV3 *24
63Jones' Eliminate SSV8 **5
64GrooveriderV0 **47
65Area 3 Problem 5V0- **20
66Area 3 Problem 6V0- *18
67SimplicityV0+ **18
68Black Krispy TraverseV5 *2
69Area 3 Problem 10V0 *9
70BK AreteV4 *4
71Area 3 Problem 12V0 *7
72Area 3 Problem 13V0 **7
73Area 3 Problem 14V0 3
74Area 3 Problem 17V0 2
75Area 3 Problem 18V0- 9
76Area 3 Problem 19V2 3
77Watch Me JumpstartV6  
78Area 3 Problem 20V1 *5
79PG's SlabV1 **6
80The UncleV7  
81Opus CampusV8+  
82The Incredible Shaking ManV3 ***68
83The Incredible Shaking Man SSV7 ***32
84Perrin's CrackV2 ***88
85Perrin's Crack SSV7 **13
86Beach Boy AreteV4 **49
87Beach Boys Arete SDSV5 **18
88Pet SoundsV8+  
89Uncle Pete's GrooveV0+ **17
90Area 3 Problem 30V0 *1
 AREA 4  
92Van GuffV0- **15
93Klem's WallV3 2
94Adam's WallV3 4
95Brave Sir NoelV2 2
96Cured WeaklingV6 ***6
97VG CentralV3 **6
98Area 4 problem 7V0 *1
99Area 4 problem 7 SDSV0+ * 
100The Ysgo FlakeV3 **14
101Throbbin's AreteV4 **2
102Area 4 Problem 11V0 *5
103Area 4 Problem 12V0- *8
104Area 4 Problem 13V0- *4
105Nodder's FlakeV5 1
 AREA 5  
107Here Comes The SunV2 **3
108Here Comes The Sun SDSV6  
109Foam PartyV6 **19
110Conservative PartyV8+  
111Area 5 Problem 5V0- *4
112Area 5 Problem 6V0- *3
113Area 5 problem 7V1 **2
114Area 5 problem 9V1 *1
115Area 5 Problem 11V7 1
116The ShelfV0+ *25
117The RampV3 ***108
118Porn Makes Me HornyV10  
119Brian SprayV5 *34
120Unmarked GraveV4 **49
121Tide Of DreamsV10 2
122Talking DogV4 *10
123Talking CloserV6 **3
124CloserV3 **69
 AREA 6  
126Red RumV2 *14
127Floppys AreteV0+ **29
128The Ysgo Fear TestV2 *1
129Johnny's SlabV4 **28
130Ysgo CrackV1 ***75
131Lip FlipV6 **1
132Lip Flip SDSV9  
133Area 6 problem 11V0- *2
134Area 6 problem 13V0+ *2
135Area 6 Problem 17V0- *4
 AREA 7  
137Howling HoundV7 *19
138Tents at MidnightV6 **2
139The 11 O'Clock ShowV6 **3
140Ugly WomenV3 **68
141Ugly HoundsV3 *1
142Early Morning WigwamV6 **6
143Tough DogsV1 *23
144Fast CarsV5 ***72
145Area 7 Slab Opposite Fast CarsV0 *4
146ThrobberV6 1
147Mutant ChildV5 **27
148Mutant Child SDSV8 ***11
149AnacondaV9 3
150Lo Lo CrouchV10 1
151Lo LoV12  
152Area 7 Problem 10V7  
 AREA 8  
154Shredded FeetV1 **11
155Rice Krispy AreteV0- **16
156Rice Krispy Arete SDSV4 **1
157Area 8 Problem 3V1 2
158Toffee CrispV6 **1
159Popcorn PartyV6 ***77
160Unnamed V0-V0- *2
161Unnamed V0V0 *5
162Jets to BrazilV5 *14
163JawbreakerV5 **87
164Jawbreaker SSf7B ***2
 AREA 9  
166Away From the NumbersV6 **5
167American RafikiV4 **12
 AREA 10  
169Stairway..V1 **3
170Trons BrownV4 ***1
171Heaven GrooveV2 **7
172Made In HeavenV4 ***15
173Fear of GodV5 **2
174Ding Dong's Arete SDSV8 *** 
175The SlotV7  
176hanging bell traverseV5 1
177PianoV2 *1
178Left Said FredV11  
179BubblesV8  
180Sack The PreacherV8  
181V3 area 10 *V3 1
182Ysgo MagicV6 ***2
183Flange AreteV4 *1
184ShredderV4 *1
185The Ramp DirectV3 **1
186Unmarked RampV4 **1
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Porth Ysgo Tide times - http://magicseaweed.com/Hells-Mouth-Surf-Report/27/tide/uk/#forecastTable
Beastly Squirrel - 25/Jun/11
Fantastic rock - good friction (not quite gritstone) and great holds (not quite font) make a superb combination and probably amongst the best climbing I've done. Stacks of rock, and you could invent new problems all day! You really need a pad because of the rocky landings, but where possible people have "filled in" the bigger holes so that the landings are ok with a pad. Some of the boulders are tidal and some aren't, but there is plenty to do even if the tide is in. There is also a small beach on the far right side looking out to sea, which you can get to down the wooden steps. This is excellent for kids, and there is some bouldering here to that doesn't seem to be in the guidebook for some reason.
RobertHepburn - 04/Sep/06
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