Altitude 300m a.s.l
Caroline Ciavaldini in The Groove © NeilHart.info
Not for the faint-hearted or soft-headed, some loose rock so helmets advised. Twll Mawr is the home of some amazing routes, single and multi-pitch up to 219 metres the nearest Britain really has to Yosemite. (Leo Houlding spent a lot of time here.) The Big Hole is home to the famously impressive 'The Quarryman' (E8 7a) and 'The Meltdown' 9a. A number of single and multi pitch sport routes have been added over recent years including the 4 longest multi pitch sport routes in the UK, 'The Rock Bottom Line' 135 metres, 'The Desolation of Smaug' 145 metres, 'Long in the Twll / The North is Rising' 160 metres and 'Tan y Ddraig' 180 metres.
NOTE: If you've enjoyed any of the bolted routes in Twll Mawr please consider donating to the North Wales Bolt Fund :-)
From Bus Stop Quarry continue along the path, beyond Dalis and Never Never Land. The huge vista of rock should be obvious as you go on.
|If You've enjoyed any of the bolted sports routes in Twll Mawr please consider donating to the North Wales Bolt Fund :-)
Sl@te Head - 04/May/15
|How to Find Twll Mawr on You tube...
Sl@te Head - 08/Mar/15
|Some links for The Rock Bottom Line, Supermassive Black Hole, Black Hole Sun and Black Holes and Revelations...
Sl@te Head - 04/Jun/12
|Check out my photosynth panoramic at the base of SuperMassive Black Hole in Twill Mawr:
Jonny2vests - 11/Sep/11
|A historical account of Joe Brown's early explorations in Twll Mawr...Note to self - must remember the beer next time next time I'm new routing in there :o)
Sl@te Head - 11/Sep/11
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