Climbs 32
Rocktype Sandstone (hard)
Altitude 184m a.s.l
Faces W

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Charlotte Macdonald climbing Groping for Jugs (6a) at Bargoed © Mark Glaister

Crag features

Bargoed is a compact quarried wall with some worthwhile wall climbs which are of a fingery and technical nature. The routes are well equipped, and the rock is generally reliable and clean. This is a good spot for those looking for some good grade 6s with extremely quick and easy access.

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South Wales Sport Climbs

South Wales Sport Climbs covers the area to the south of the Brecon Beacons, spanning the land and sea cliffs from the River Wye on the Welsh border to Pembrokeshire in the west. The area is home to a wealth of sport climbing on a multitude of venues ranging from small inland quarries to extensive limestone sea cliffs.
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Gower & South-East Wales (2004)
Needs a clean up as there is some broken glass and rubbish lying about (note to self - bring bin bag next time). However, the rock itself is pretty solid for SW sandstone and the routes are pleasant. Definitely worth a second visit.
Jon_Warner - 12/Jul/15
Good crag. Could do with more traffic. The harder climbs are quite bouldery.
Paul Robertson - 02/May/15
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