Climbs 176
Rocktype Rhyolite
Altitude 300m a.s.l
Faces all

Boysen's Groove. © Mark Bullock

Crag features

The collection of boulders on the south side of the pass behind the ynws ettws (climbers club) hut going up towards craig y rhaeadr. Classic Welsh bouldering in a brilliant location on excellent rock.

Approach notes

Parking can be difficult on busy days if you're not a member of the climbers club

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Ynys Ettws boulders 
2The Crook Roof
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V5 **25
3Pebble PowerV4 *2
4The DashV3 *37
5Dash Arete
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V1 *30
6Dash TraverseV5 *2
7Fear of a Slopey PlanetV6 **65
8Problem 5 Ynws Ettws BouldersV1 *1
9Problem 6 Ynws Ettws BouldersV8 * 
10Boysen's RoofV4 **14
11Boysen's Roof SSV7 **3
12Problem 8 Ynys Ettws BouldersV3 *9
 Utopia 
14Slapshot
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V4 *4
15Problem 2 Utopia BoulderV1 *24
16Minor Threat
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V4 3
17Midget Gem
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V5 *4
18Utopia Righthand
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V5 **19
19Utopia TraverseV6 **31
20The Crack
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V0 **56
21Problem 8 Utopia Boulder
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V5 *8
22The Pebble
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V6 ***16
23The Flake
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V0- ***143
24Problem 11 Utopia BoulderV5 *1
25Utopia CentralV4 **91
26Johnny's JumpV6 ***5
27The Groove
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V2 ***126
28The Groove SSV4 ***27
29The Groove Direct FinishV4 ** 
30The Groove DynoV7 **1
31Utopia Lefthand
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V5 **77
32Utopia Lefthand SSV7 **13
33Back Arete
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V0- *28
 Pieshop 
35Pie ShopV9 *11
36Happy SnapperV4 *4
37Gettin' The ChopV3 *5
38Paul's Arete
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V1 *26
39Paul's Arete SS
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V3 *11
40Problem 4 Pieshop Boulders
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V2 14
41Ham Thwack
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V2 *20
42Problem 6 Pieshop Boulders
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V0 17
43Pythagoras
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V10 * 
44Humble Pie Disorder
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V11 ** 
45Problem 9 Pieshop Boulders
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V2 *21
46Kebab Legs
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V3 *14
47Rampant Slapper
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V4 *4
48Pie Eyed
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V8+ *1
49Plinth Eyedf7B **6
50Beef Growlerf7B **1
51Beef Pastyf7B+ **1
52Beef pasty RH finishf7C *1
53Chip Shop Slapper
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V3 *10
54The Pieman
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V3 *23
55The Nasty Pastie
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V4 3
56Rampant Kebab
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V5 * 
 Wavelength 
58Gav's SitterV6 *25
59Scoop Arete
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V1 **110
60New WaveV9 **1
61The ShelfV3 **167
62The Groove
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V4 ***140
63Wavelength Central
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V2 **102
64Wavelength Central SSV5 **8
65HellraiserV5 *11
66Hellraiser SDS
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f7B ** 
67King Of Drunks Stand StartV5 ***35
68King Of DrunksV6 ***277
69Wavelength
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V8+ **21
70King Of Drunks RighthandV6 **27
71Problem 9 Wavelength BoulderV0 *11
72Problem 10 Wavelength BoulderVB 2
73Small Potato Wall
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V1 *19
74Small Potato Arete
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V0+ **17
75Small Potato Arete SS
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V5 **9
76Wedgie LefthandV4 **18
77Wedgie Righthand
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V4 **3
78The Ferret *f7B+ *1
 Jess Boulder 
80Jess LHV5 *4
81Jess RHV6 **1
 Grooves Boulder 
83Flake ArĂȘteV3 **4
84Groove Left Handf6B+ **2
85Deep Throat Donut
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V5 *25
86Boysen's grooveV4 ***211
87Boysen's Groove SSV7 **12
88The Witch Sit StartV8 **1
89The WitchV7 **52
90Witches Knickers
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V8 *6
91Groove RighthandV5 **31
92Paul's Bulge
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V5 **42
93Six PackV5 *10
94How's Yer Plummin'
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V4 *3
95The RampV4 *12
 Lower Satellites 
97Klem's Traverse
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V4 *1
98Ninja Cut
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V0+ **27
99Split Ends
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V0+ *18
100Split Rock Groove
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V0- **23
101Split Rock Traverse
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V1 *4
102Supa Dupa Fly
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V1 **7
103Ice Hockey Haircut
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V3 *6
104The Appauling Traverse
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V3 **9
105The Low Traverse
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V5 *4
106The Crack
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V0+ **8
107AppauledV5 **7
108Appauling
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V6 *5
109Mark's Gritty Sitter
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V4 *21
110PantsV3 *8
111Problem 15 Lower Satellites
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V0+ *13
112Problem 16 Lower SatellitesV1 *16
113Problem 17 Lower Satellites
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V0- *18
114Trouty's Sitter
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V4 * 
115Up Bombay
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V0+ **11
116Problem 20 Lower Satellites
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V0 *10
117Problem 21 Lower Satellites
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V2 7
118Sugar ChunkV1 *9
119SweetnessV3 **8
120Problem 24 Lower Satellites
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V3 *2
121Problem 25 Lower Satellites
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V0+ **4
122Problem 26 Lower SatellitesV0+ **4
12321st Century (Digital Boy)V7 * 
124In The AtticV4 **8
125Cellar SwingsV5 **5
126ToxicityV6 *4
 Upper Satellites 
128Message To Rudy
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V8 * 
129Motor AwayV5 * 
130Problem 3 Upper Satellites
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V4 *2
131Problem 4 Upper Satellites
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V4 *3
132The Ramp
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V2 **1
133Northern Soulf7A **11
134The Confederate
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V8 **3
135Arse Soulf7A **21
136Kris' Groove
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V4 ***15
137Kris' Groove SS
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V7 **1
138Forcing The Rhubarb
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V5 *1
 The Meadow 
140Zen Arcade
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V8+ ** 
141Moose's Mantel
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V5 *2
142Problem 2 The Meadow BouldersV0 *9
143Problem 3 The Meadow BouldersV0 *9
144Monkey Magic
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V6 ** 
145Killer Weedf6C+ **26
146Meadow CrackV2 **26
147Meadow Rooff6C **42
148Lotus
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V10 **3
149Gwion's Traverse
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V3 * 
150Meadow Groove
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V0 **5
151Willy Two Goes
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V8 ***4
 The Dome 
153Death Of An IdiotV1 **9
154Hughes Direct
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V1 *7
155Nick's AreteV5 **14
156Welcome To KrellV3 **10
157Krell RighthandV1 *10
158Lordy, LordyV5 ***70
159Dome Head
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V1 *5
160Lord HuntzV4 *13
 Beyond The Dome 
162Tiger Tiger
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V5 *3
163The Wolf
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V5 **5
164The Slopes Of Hope
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V4 * 
1655 Knuckle Shuffle
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V8 *2
166Alfred McAlpine
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V5 * 
 Misc 
168Sky Pilatesf6C 1
169Nightmare On Elm Streetf6C+ 1
170Ragef6C **1
171Rabbitf6A 1
172The wonderful life of Walter grittyf6C 1
173Wavelength SSf7C *** 
174Finesse *f6C *1
175Fear of a slopey plantagenet *f6C *1
176A girl called april *f6C+ 1
177Ham thwack extension *f6A+ *1
178Cheese block *f5+ 1
179Ham groove *f5 1
180Jews harp *f5 1
181Sandbag *f6A 1
182Slot arete *f5 *1
183Penny slots *f6C 1
184Not another slopey lip traverse *f6A 1
185The jug jug bird *f5+ 1
186The crumble roof *f6A+ 1
187Petite arete *f6C *1
188Legend *f5+ 1
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