Climbs 25 – Rocktype Sandstone (hard) – Altitude 147m a.s.l – Faces E

Crag features
The crag has been re-bolted and cleaned over 2013/14. Only the few easy routes to the right of the main wall have not been restored. If you wish to give these all a good clean, drop me a line and I will then re-bolt them.

The crag features a slabby broken right hand side, a vertical central wall containing the main sports routes('Big Tissue' to 'Belly Up') and minor buttress to the left.

The main wall usually requires a good dry spell until it dries out completely. Once dry it stays dry and a couple of climbs can even be done in the heaviest of rain.

The crag faces east and so becomes dark quickly at dusk.

Approach notes
Although this crag is impossible to see from the road, it is less than 100m from the car.

There is a large muddy pull in, on the western (uphill) side of Celynen Road, in which to park the car.

Walk back (south) for 20m whereupon an unmarked footpath (starting at chest height) leads gently uphill for 50m. The path then meets a disused railway track with a brick lined culvert beneath. Jump over the fence opposite and enter the quarry. Have fun.......

Gower & South-East Wales (2004), www.sportsclimbs.co.uk (1995), South Wales Mountaineering Club Wiki

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
1Pecker PatrolE1 5b 1
2The PostmanE2 5c  
3The Black Circular CatE3 5c  
4Rump And Scoop6a *15
5Root Canal6a 7
6Belly up7a+ **6
7A Cleft Stick7a **12
8The Pink Lady6c *16
9Paradise Row7a *12
10Fairies Wear Boots6c+ *14
11Mislivings7a *7
12Peachy6b+ **16
13The Big Tissue6b+ 9
14Cheeky AreteS 5
15Bore Hole3 13
16The Ring3+ 11
17Suppose a Tree4a 11
18High Moon6a+ *25
19Enema Of The Affair6c+ **18
20Jumping Jack Flash4c 18
21Lilly of The Valleys3+ 17
22Buen Culo4c 17
23Mal Culo4c 19
24The Four Minute Tyle *7b *1
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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Around 150 meters away from the main quarry i have discovered a small bouldering wall. It stands at around 3.5 meters tall and on an angle of 35 degrees overhanging. Ive spent many hours here making up my own boulder problems withdinos, technical and easy routes. This wall is perfect to finish a day off at the end of a days climb at Tyle Y Goch quarry. The wall is quarried and sharp in places however very enjoyable. To find it is rather difficult. Walk down the road from Tyle Y Goch car park towards West End, you will see a small overgrown quarry on the right. Take a steep, muddy trail going up the right side of the quarry. Before the trail turns right, take a left into the upper tear of the road side quarry. You will see the wall in front of you which is set below a 2ft step. Enjoy!
MathewWright1998 - 25/Sep/15
Popped in tonight. Put bolts in to reinstate Mislivings. Started to clean up the trad routes on the left, but needs more work! Good work in re-equipping the crag and cleaning it out folks.
goi.ashmore - 23/Jul/14
poped here on saterday bit damp in places came down only expecting to toprope due to missing bolts/rusted but someone has started to rebolt lovely to see tryed my first 7a outdoors good day out nice climbing after a good few days of dry weather due to seepage
noddy.rhys - 21/Apr/13
whent to the crag yesterday and sombody has smashed or flatend all but to of lower bolts still.ok for drop in
ewog - 02/Apr/09
Went there yesterday and although this is an awesome wall it is still quite wet and greasy.........
pinnochio - 07/Feb/08
Spent the weekend at this crag. Loads of fun!! Will be returning.
Nathan275 - 21/Oct/07