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Monument Boulders

Clwyd, WALES

Climbs 76 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude ? – Faces S

Crag features
To be found up from the monument between Garth and Trevor Rocks.

Dries quickly after the rain.

Access notes
Park in layby (100 yrds after monument if approaching from west) and walk up the diagonal left path towards monument. Continue past this to boulders.

Approach time 5 mins

Weather forecast

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0.0mm rain
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13 °C
13 kph

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14 °C
21 kph

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10 °C
24 kph

0.4mm rain
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11 °C
20 kph

9.0mm rain
Mainly cloudy
12 °C
29 kph
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Guidebooks
Clwyd Rock (1993)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
 LEFT HAND AREA  
2Little NoseV0- 4c 7
3Little Nose - Sit StartV0 5a 6
4SlantVB 4a 6
5Mini ProwVB 4a 7
6Mini Prow - Sit StartVB 4c 3
7Leaf WallVB 4b 9
8Leaf LeftVB 4c 9
9Leaf RightVB 4a 9
10Finger WallVB 9
11Finger FaceVB 4c 11
12Nice NicheVB 4a 7
13Little WallV0- 4a 16
14Angled CrackV0- 3c 16
15Scooped CapV0- 4a 8
16No CrackVB 4b 5
17Short CrackV0- 4b 10
18Short Crack (Sit Start)V0- 4c 11
19The BulgeV1 5c **1
20Step OutV0+ 4c 1
21Stiff CrackV0+ 5a 3
22Stiff Crack - Right HandV0- 4c 4
23Snub NoseV0 5a 5
24Snub CrackVB 4a 7
 CENTRAL BOULDERS AREA  
26Green BacksideVB 6
27Easy WallV0- 16
28Lichen AreteV0 4c 9
29Lichen LayawayV0- 4c 3
30Lichen WallV0- 4a 11
31SlappyV1 5a *2
32The ChockVB 5
33Tree Wall - LeftVB 4b 6
34Tree Wall - DirectV0 4c 8
35Grunt AreteV0- 4c 2
36Gashed CrackV0- 4a 10
37Stepped WallV0- 4a 12
 SQUARE FACED BOULDER  
39Back and LeftV0- 4b 4
40Left AreteV0 4c 8
41Left Arete SSV1 3
 Climb nameGradex
42Centre wall leftV0+ *10
43Centre wall rightV0+ 9
44Right AreteV0- 4b 12
45Right Arete- Right Hand SideVB 4b 5
 LONG BACK WALL AREA  
47RampscoopV0- 4c 3
48Left EntryVB 4a 2
49Flake LeftVB 4a 3
50Flake RightVB 4a 5
51Groove AreteV0- 4b 3
52Choked CrackV0- 4b 2
53Groove Wall RightVB 4b 3
54Flying RampV2 5c *4
55Hanging RampV2 5c *3
56Blinkered RibV0- 4c 2
57Two StageV0- 4b 4
58UppercutV0 5a 4
59Heathery FaceVB 4a 3
60The Big LeanV1 5a *2
61Shallow GrooveV0- 4b 2
 FAR RIGHT AREA  
63Far Slab LeftVB 5
64Far Slab RightVB 4
65Far Slab Sit StartV0- 4b 1
66Detached BlockVB 6
67Detached Block Sit StartV0 4c 1
68DiagonalVB 4a 4
69Short Hidden CracksVB 4
70Little ScoopV0- 4c 3
71Crooked NoseV0 4c 3
72Knobbly NoseVB 4a 4
73Lip StickV0- 5a 2
74Dappled WallV0- 4b 3
75Dappled AreteVB 4c 3
76Centre Wall DirectV1 *1
77Centre Wall Right SSV1 *1
 THE MONUMENT BOULDER (SMALL BOULDER)  
79The MonumentVB 3
80The Monument Sit StartVB 4b 10
81Left to Right TraverseV2 5c  
82Right to Left TraverseV3 6a 1
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Hi love the area just 5mins from house but could use a topo for routes just so I know what I've been climbing over the year. Anyone have/had one for this area? Thanks
gazj1986 - 19/May/14

Aww shucks thanks Joss! This is a great location for a bit of low-grade bouldering with plenty of variety and enough to keep you occupied for a good while. It could do with some of the harder stuff being entered onto UKC, though you are unlikely to get any first ascents as the crag has been climbed all over for a long time. I will continue to enter problems as I can! M
Rampikino - 29/Nov/11

Re: previous feedback..big thanks to Mat Dowsett for logging and grading the problems.
Joss - 28/Nov/11

A big thanks to Mat Howsett for logging and grading the Monument routes with descriptions..keep voting on the grades and stars. Thanks, Joss
Joss - 28/Aug/11

This is a great crag. Has anyone developed it at all?
Luke Owens - 25/Sep/10

i am a regular visiter to the crag,but i have no idear what grade the routes are or how many there are could you help me out. i have been looking on various web sites but have not found anything. ta VERY MUCH LEE RICHARDS.
lee richards - 24/Sep/08

Cracking little crag. Definatly worth a visit for the view alone! If you're a number chaser however then it may not be for you as i didn't spot any project lines. I'll be compiling a mini record/guide for myself. If anyone wants a copy email me. Will include annotated photos and maps/topos
zorro - 28/Mar/08