Mounton Valley Rocks Monmouthshire, WALES
Climbs 56 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 77m a.s.l – Faces W
All details can be found in the Climbers' Club Wye Valley Supplement 2012
There is now (as of 2012) a massive forestry track at the foot of the crag that runs from the Barnets wood carpark. check map for details.
August 2013: The route described in the 2012 supplement from the layby along the river is no longer viable. The turn up through the forest to the crag has been blocked by new barbed wire fencing put in place by the new landowner of the footpath who does not want people to cross it.
DO NOT APPROACH THIS WAY.
The only approach is to park in Great Barnets wood carpark and take the main wide track south (signposted Mounton Brook) through the woods then after 10 mins and 100 metres after a very sharp right-hand bend a path is taken on the left which leads down to the crag. 15-20 mins approach time.
SEE MAP IN PHOTO GALLERY BELOW.
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Wye Valley supplement 2012 (2012)
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The Pylon King - 04/Jul/14
Double Dip wall is looking sadly neglected. It's a shame as the climbing here is excellent.
Paul Robertson - 03/Jul/14
The vegetation is starting to encroach at the base of Overhanging Wall. Neighbourhood Wall area is the driest section with the worst access. Otherwise a great little venue, worthy of a several visits.
riddle - 01/Jun/14
Easier to find, I think, if you skirt the wood to the right from the car park as the book says, but then take the broad track left where there is a clearing (gate into field on your right), and turn right again down another broad track which takes you to the right-hand end of the crags.
BusyLizzie - 15/Dec/12
This place is the very devil to get to
KDW - 31/Jul/12
great new crag with some quality climbs.
Stanners - 20/Nov/11