Climbs 28
Rocktype Sandstone (hard)
Altitude 100m a.s.l
Faces W

Dimbath © Dean Scott

Crag features

Secluded; surrounding woodland may keep it damp after rain. Plenty to entertain the VS-HVS climber - including the arêtes near the entrance which are sunny and dry quickly - and some three-starred E4+ routes; the longest up to 23m.
Very dirty rock, lots and lots of moss so take a brush and visit in a dry spell. Will improve with traffic.

Approach notes

M4 junction 36, take the A4061 (Bryncethin to Blackmill) road. In Blackmill turn R onto A4093 (signpost Tonyrefail) just after Ogmore Junction pub. Head uphill to Glynogwr, and there turn L between village church and school, into steep narrow lane. Park at the bottom after passing ford.

Alternatively turn left into the housing estate at the bottom of the hill,drive through it then follow a lane to the parking spot by the ford.
Walk into forest, following track (upstream), over a gate; at junction with road turn R and almost double back on yourself. Walk up the path 20 meters and at graffitied trees turn L onto small path to the main rift of the crag. Takes approx 25 mins from car park.

Went this summer after a few really good days of sunshine and it was still damp and wet. Bitten to death by flys and covered in mud! Dirty rock - near blackmill but not really worth the trip (still itching now). Probably good 10 years ago
Simon Bathard - 08/Jan/04
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1Bitter EndE1 5b 1
2The Creaming CodpieceE2 5c 3
3Consuming PassionHVS 5b 2
4Never Mind The Bollocks Share The Knowledge
E3 5c 4
5EnfranchiseE6 6b  
6TrieksodeeophobiaHVS 5a 6
7TrickieVS 4b 6
8Alpha Q
HS 4c 1
9Up The Wrasse
HS 4c 1
10Tilly Turts
HS 4b 1
11GroucherVS 4c 7
12BurdizzoE1 5b 1
13Day Of The Mastodon
HVS 5a 1
14Big SurpriseE1 5b 1
15If You Go Down To The Woods Today
E4 6a 2
16Haven't A Clue
7a+ **1
17Where The Power Lies
E6 6b ***1
18Teddy Bears Picnic5b 2
19Sal's Ammoniac
E2 5c 2
20Phil's Ammonia
E1 5b 2
21At Your Convienience
E3 5c 3
22Sucking Eggs
E3 6a ***3
23Huff And Puff
HVS 4c 1
VS 4c 4
HVS 4c 1
26Teaching Granny
E1 5c 2
27Into The Trees
VS 4b 2
28Across The RiverVS 4c 1

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