Hello! Looking for some local knowledge. On the way to Pembrokeshire tomorrow and would like to sample some South Wales Sport on the way. Don't know where to start in the South Wales Rockfax! Looking for reasonably quick access, and climbing around 6b. Any tips or favourites would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
Can't help with route suggestions but might be useful to know where you are heading from
Good point thank you! Coming from the South via M4.
was down that way the other week and thought Navigation quarry one of the better venues. some cracking 6a & 6bs and if you check on the south wales wiki youll see that most of these routes now have lower offs
These are the better sandstone crags I've been to:
The Gap - Steeper stuff
Navigation Quarry - Crimpy rock-over slabs
Tirpentwys - Some nice crack lines
Sirhowy - Steep face climbing with some bouldery routes in the middle area
This looks good at the grade and is short approach but I have no personal experience of it: Bargoed
Gilwern (there are a few different crag pages for Gilwern, so have a look at the other crags around that area)
Pendine is worthwhile. Had a fun half day of bolt clipping there on the way to Pembroke
A lot of the crags now fall into the Lockdown areas introduced over the last few days. Best checking before making any plans, etc.
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