Climbs 14
Rocktype Sandstone (hard)

Glynfach crag © devo

Crag features

The crag consists of two main sections. The first is a long broken and semi natural bay on the left, with no recorded routes. The second is a sheltered, taller bay on the right. This main bay dries pretty quickly.

Approach notes

Above the village of Glynfach, SW of Cymmer. Follow the A4225 out of Pontypridd, heading for Porth. Pass through Trehafod to a roundabout by the Rhondda Heritage Park Hotel. Continue straight onto Porth, but where the road veers right, bear left. About ¸ a mile further on, the main road bears right, but bear left. The road swings steeply left up a hill and past a metal bridge. Immediately after the bridge, turn left into Glyn Street. After 100m, turn right and park. A path leads up to the right of some flats, eventually arriving at the crag. If on foot, get the train to Porth, walk over towards Cymmer, and follow the directions as above.

Guidebooks

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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Great crag, sheltered and sunny, with quite a few routes worth a star. The crag is hidden behind a smaller edge and is easier to find by heading straight up the hill from the bend in the road where Cross St turns into Kimberley Way.
Paul Robertson - 19/Apr/15
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1 Fach Roo 6a+ 25
2 Hot Fuss 6a * 21
3 Killer Arete 6b+ *** 40
4 Turn Off The Sun 7a * 10
5 Dai Hard 7b ** 4
6 Moses Supposes His Toeses Were Roses 6c * 18
7 Nervous Nineties 7a * 6
8 Fach Roo Too 6a+ 8
9 Fach When
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HVS 5a 2
10 Psychotherapy 7a * 3
11 Fach This
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VS 4b 2
12 Fach That
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VS 4c 5
13 Yak's Back 5c * 5
14 Little Kurd 6a * 4

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