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Chwarel Moel Ystradau

Meirionnydd, WALES

Climbs 6 – Rocktype Microgranite – Altitude 250m a.s.l – Faces W

Crag features
On the East side of Tanygrisiau reservoir is a two tiered quarry of very hard microgranite type rock. Some of the walls are of excellent quality being compact and solid, other areas of the quarry contain a lot of shattered rock presumably from blasting. These areas demand respect as they often have large unstable blocks, flakes and piles of loose rock on ledges. A fine place to be in late afternoon/early evening. Plenty of scope for further development.

Access notes
Park in marked parking area on A496 just South of junction for Tanygrisiau. Cross river by footbridge at SH688446 and follow public footpath SW under pylons to crag - about 1km

Meirionnydd (2002)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
2Trance Mission7b+ **1
3The Dawn Arete8a ** 
 Climb nameGradex
5Straight from the Ghekko6a+ * 
6Byzantium6b * 
7Afterburn7a+ ** 
8Selling out to AlmatyHVS 5b 1
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