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Chwarel Moel Ystradau

Meirionydd, 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.

Guidebooks
Meirionnydd (2002)

Climbs at this crag

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

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