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Llanbradach QuarryCaerphilly, WALES
Climbs 107 – Rocktype Sandstone (hard) – Altitude 130m a.s.l – Faces E
Access is much improved since the 2008 BMC/SWAG crag clean-up.
Many routes have been rebolted from 2007 onwards, but be wary of older, corroded bolts. Use your judgement.
Most of the crag gets the sun early in the day, with the Luxury Walls in the sun from early afternoon to early evening.
May 2010: The crag is mostly dry, and is in very good condition.
Many routes on the Upper Tier have been rebolted, and worth a visit.
Although seepage can be a problem, some routes stay dry even in the rain.
Please contact the crag moderator if you have any concerns about bolts or other fixed protection.
Climbs at this crag
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
Follow the A469 N from Caerphilly, taking the first exit off the roundabout signposted for Llanbradach. Park on right after traffic calming chicane.
Walk back along road and follow path up under the railway line. Turn L along a track.
Access to the lower tier is on the R, following a good path along the edge of the pool to reach the Luxury Walls.
To access the upper tier, climb over a metal gate at the end of the track. Continue on for around 100m, until you reach a gently inclined path on the R. Follow this path until it levels out and wander to the left until you reach the first routes of the upper tier.
Usual precautions re. cars: don't leave valuables visible.