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Gower & SE Wales

Author Goi Ashmore and Roy Thomas
Published South Wales Mountaineering Club (1991)
ISBN 1-871890-94-2


Wide-ranging guide, most popular for inclusion of Three Cliffs Bay and the Rhossili-Thurba Head areas. Also includes inland sandstone crags (less popular with visitors). No bouldering suggestions.


Crags covered by this Guide
Bridgend crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Cwm Dimbath40Sandstone (hard)W
Caerphilly crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Llanbradach108Sandstone (hard)E
Penallta57Sandstone (hard)S
Cardiff crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Taff's Well118LimestoneW
Taff's Well West59LimestoneN
Gwent crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Cwmcarn Quarry36Sandstone (hard)SW
Sirhowy77Sandstone (hard)W
Merthyr Tydfil crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Baltic Quarry27LimestoneW
Cefn Coed61LimestoneW
Morlais Quarries112LimestoneNW
Taf Fechan Quarry32LimestoneNW
Twynau Gwynion Quarries52LimestoneNE
Powys crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Llangattock Escarpment (Chwar Pant y Rhiw)94LimestoneNW
Llangattock Escarpment (Craig y Castell)58LimestoneNE
Llangattock Escarpment (Eastern Edge)78LimestoneN
Rhondda Cynon Taff crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Coed Ely18Sandstone (hard)S
Cwmaman36Sandstone (hard)W
Cymmer (Punk Rocks)20Sandstone (hard)E
Ferndale78Sandstone (hard)E
Navigation Quarry81Sandstone (hard)SW
The Darren36Sandstone (hard)SW
The Gap147Sandstone (hard)NE
Treherbert Quarrry (Rhondda Pillar)60Sandstone (hard)NW
White Rocks5Sandstone (hard)?
Swansea crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Caswell Bay77LimestoneSW
Conservative Club Crag3LimestoneS
Dinas Rock271LimestoneSW
Fall Bay to Mewslade430LimestoneS
Fetlock Zawn5LimestoneSE
Limeslade Crag115Limestoneall
Three Cliffs Bay126LimestoneS
Tor Bay and Great Tor180LimestoneS
Trial Wall Area143LimestoneNW
Vale of Glamorgan crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Ogmore (Main)186LimestoneS
Wenvoe (Whitehall) Quarry17LimestoneW