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Ruthin Escarpment (Pwllglas Rocks)

Clwyd, WALES

Climbs 57 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 150m a.s.l – Faces W

Crag features
Two tiers of generally sound quality limestone, averaging about 10m in height.

This climbing Area is on Private Property!

If you do wish to climb here please contact the landowner

prior to use.

Land Owner contact details:-

Mr Fleming

Eyarth House

LL15 2EG

For Quarry Wall:

Its situated on the right-hand side of the road if you approach from ruthin and is a couple of hundred yards from the pwll glas sign at the beginning of the village. The crag although one of the most roadside venues in the area does require a 10 min walk due to where you need to park. this should be either the large laybe on the left handside in the village itself or just the otherside of the bridge which leads to Llanfair dc.

Tel. 01824702745

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Guidebooks
Clwyd Limestone (2005), Clwyd Rock (1993)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGradex
 BEAST BUTTRESS  
2Beastie Boys7a *2
3The Bloopers and Production No No'sProject  
4The Wee Beastie7c 1
5Green Bean6b+ 8
6The RouteVS 4c 1
 MIDDLE BUTTRESS  
8CCR6c+ *6
9Old Gunk's Grandad's Pastime7a *4
10Runner Bean7a *3
11Summertime Blues7a *3
12Eating Words6c+ *5
13The Rock Animal Leaves His MarkE1 5b  
14Ego ManiacHVS 5a *2
15Return to the TreesE1 5b  
16Deuce CoupeE1 5b  
17The NerdE1 5b  
18Mind the BramblesHS 4b 2
 BUTTERFLY BUTTRESS  
20Fritillary Flake6c *12
21The Butterfly Collector7b **8
22Float Like A Butterfly7a+ *5
23Sting Like a Bee7c **5
24Metamorphosis6b 9
25Metamorphosis Direct6b 1
26Chrysalis6c+ *2
 BUTTERFLY BUTTRESS BOULDERING  
28Three flappersf6C 2
29Clocks Go Back sdsf7A 1
30Penniless sdsf6C 4
316C sdsf6C 3
32Pity the Billionaire sdsf6C 8
 Climb nameGradex
33Pity the Billionaire RHf6C *2
34Si's Bulgef6C  
35Lead Rainf7B ** 
36Billionaires Bulgef6C  
37Another Millionf7A+ 1
38Lickin' the Lollipopf6B 3
39Lickin' the Lollipop sdsf7A 1
40Hobby's Start to TBC sdsf7A 1
41Hobby's Start to FF sdsf6C 1
42Andy's Start to FF sdsf7A 2
43Cassius Clay SDSf7A+ 2
44One in a Million pt1 (The Cassius Clay low punch)f7B 1
45Fritillary Flakef6A+ 8
46The Butterfly Collectorf6B 8
47Simon's Start to The Butterfly Collectorf7A 7
48Simon's Start to FF sdsf7A 4
49One in a Million pt1 sds - travf7B  
50One in a Million to Lollipopf7A 1
51Thriller in Manilla sdsf6C 5
52Rumble in the Jungle sdsf6B+ 5
53Sting like a Butterlyf7A+ 1
 LOST BUTTRESS  
55Lost Cause6c+ *4
56Lost Arrow6b+ *5
57Lost Innocence6c *3
58Lost Boys6b+ **9
 QUARRY WALL  
60Fraxinus Excelsior7c  
61Apple Crumble7b  
6221 steps to Pigeon Street6b  
63Catch the Pigeon6a 1
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Access notes
Take the A494 from Ruthin south towards Bala for about 3 miles until you reach Pwllglas at a large

lay-by on the left hand side. Park here and walk back towards Ruthin for about 100m to a turning on

the right. Follow this lane, passing a renovated mill, over an old railway bridge and past several houses until the road ends and a public footpath can be seen on the right. Take this, heading south, until the edge of the escarpment can be seen.

Please do not drive the car up the road, as parking there will cause annoyance to the owners of the houses, and thus potentially cause access problems.

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Topo for bouldering at Butterfly wall can be found here... http://www.northwalesbouldering.com/newsitem.asp?nsid=550
Mark Riley - 25/Jan/12

Checked out the new bouldering with Mill today. Quality rock and problems. Psyched for getting back!
Luke Owens - 23/Jan/12