Ridgeway Gwent, WALES
Climbs 9 – Rocktype Sandstone (hard) – Altitude 280m a.s.l – Faces SE
The Ridgeway quarry lies in a rural hilltop location and contains a couple of quick drying walls of coarse sandstone. So far, sport climbing development has been restricted to the tall 'Black Slab' and short orange overhanging face, 'Boney Wall'.
From the A472 between Ystrad Mynach and Blackwood, where the carriageway changes from single to dual, turn south on the roundabout sign posted to Bryn Meadows Golf Club. Follow the lane for approximately 1 mile and park on the right at an obvious layby. Follow a path directly from the layby into the quarry on the right, approximately 50m.
If in doubt look for the tall radio mast about 100m beyond the quarry.
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A new route was added to the right side of the slab in March.|
alan rosier - 28/Mar/11
any ideas if this place was rebolted on 17/03/2011?
stevespar - 18/Mar/11
the boney wall is lose, the black slab is seeping bad!!!
liam jay - 13/Dec/10