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 Dimbath28Sandstone (hard)W
Caerphilly crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Llanbradach107Sandstone (hard)E
Penallta57Sandstone (hard)S
Cardiff crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Taff's Well107LimestoneW
Taff's Well West58LimestoneN
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 Quarries51LimestoneNE
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
Ferndale71Sandstone (hard)E
Navigation Quarry81Sandstone (hard)SW
The Darren 35Sandstone (hard)SW
The Gap128Sandstone (hard)NE
Treherbert Quarrry (Rhondda Pillar)60Sandstone (hard)NW
White Rocks5Sandstone (hard)?
Swansea crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Caswell Bay77LimestoneSW
Conservative Club Crag3LimestoneS
Dinas Rock267LimestoneSW
Fall Bay to Mewslade430LimestoneS
Limeslade Crag106Limestoneall
Three Cliffs Bay124LimestoneS
Tor Bay and Great Tor177LimestoneS
Trial Wall Area136LimestoneNW
Vale of Glamorgan crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Ogmore (Main)163LimestoneS
Wenvoe (Whitehall) Quarry17LimestoneW