Caseg Boulder

Climbs 24 – Rocktype Rhyolite – Altitude 375m a.s.l – Faces NW

Crag features

Two massive boulders of immaculate rock featuring great traverses and classic problems, some of which are a little highball. The classic is the Caseg Groove V5.

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Approach notes

Park at Gerlan opposite the shop, and go towards Ciltwllan and follow the hill up to the dirt track. Walk up and round the bend to an aluminium gate on the right. Through this, follow a vague sheep track that leads to a steep fern-filled bank. Go down to the river and across. The first boulder is a few meters in front, the second one a few hundred yards futher up the river.

Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.


Out of print: North Wales Bouldering / Bowldro Gogledd Cymru (2004)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
2ScoopVB 12
3Scoop VariationV0- 11
4P1V0 *46
5P2V0 *43
6P3V0- **46
7P4V0+ *47
8Sheep Pen Traverse/Top Caseg Traverse (P5)V5 ***40
9Caseg AreteV2 *14
10P6V4 *31
11P7V0+ *37
12P8V3 **21
14P9V0 *26
15P10V0 **54
16P11V4 *55
17P12V2 61
18The Gimp (P13)V8 ***23
19Mein Vein (P14)V10 ***2
20Caseg Groove (P15)V5 ***77
21Caseg Groove (ss)f8A 7a ***1
22P16V7 2
23Don't think, DrinkV7 *17
24Don't Think Feel (P17)V8+ **13
25On The WagonV7 1
26P18V7 7
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The guidebook says to Harrison Ford stylee across the river...make that fall in and watch out for the bogs on the hillside :) Lovely rocks, and either I can't read guidebooks or there's a 3rd boulder downstream of the lower one...150m ish?
chers - 20/Sep/11