Climbs 30
Rocktype UNKNOWN
Altitude 1m a.s.l
Faces SW

Crag features

Porth-Y-Garan is a small lower grade crag between 15 and 20 metres in height, situated about 1.5 miles north of the main cliffs of Rhoscolyn.

Approach notes

Travelling from Valley and 4 Mile Bridge on the B4545, take the second turning signposted to Rhoscolyn on the left (if you are travelling from Trearddur take the first on the right). Drive for about a mile, passing a school on the right and turn right onto a small road signposted for "Gwynfryn B&B" (Changed to a 'For Sale' sign Apr 2015) and also a dead-end sign. Drive for about a third of a mile, through a gateway/cattlegrid and park on the side of the track in a small layby just before a gate on the left marked private. The crag is a 5 minute walk away. Follow the marked footpath north over a stile and then head over towards the coast around a small sandy bay following the path. The crag is the highest clifftop area, and is South of the Porth y Garan bay marked on the OS map. (If you reach the caravan site you've gone too far).

There is a steep descent route on the right of the main crag (left side when stood on the top looking out to sea) which is about mod/diff standard or abseil in. It is also possible to approach from around the other side but it is a long way round.

Topo available at : (accessed 15/04/2015) NOTE: THE OS MAP POSITION OF THE CRAG IS WRONG ON THIS LINK - The crag is to the South of the 'sideways-Y' shaped bay.

A good little crag this, ideal for an easy day out or as in intro to Sea cliffs.
SGD - 14/Jun/11
A good beginners crag in a great setting with an execellent mini guide on the gogarth wetpaint.
steve joynson - 03/Aug/09
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1Training for the DepotE1 5c 1
 Main crag 
3Jugfest 3000E1 5a *1
4Rostam's Awkward BulgeHVD *3
5Sunset CrackVS 5a 2
6ForgettableS 6
7Golden Gate
D 14
D 10
9Scimitar DirectHVS 5b 1
10Va-Va-VroomVS 4c 2
11Blast HoleVS 4c 9
12SnappyHVS 4c 2
13Central WallS 4a 21
14DidgeridooS 4a 5
15Double PocketS 4a 4
16Rising TideS 4a 36
17Double ThreadVD 7
18GaranteedVD 31
19PickpocketVD 35
20GwennolD 3
21KeloptomanicVS 4a *2
22Descent routeM 11
 Right of descent area 
24DipperVS 4c *3
25PunctureVS 4c **19
26Eliminate this CameronE1 5b 2
27Spring TideHVS 5a 6
28Thug's CornerVS 4c *3
29Apparantly even crap routes merit names(just)S 4a 2
30<Insert name>HS 4b 2
31<Insert Another Name>S 2
32Heartbreak SlabVS 4b *2

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