Restricted Access

The whole Eglwyseg escarpment is both a Site Of Special Scientific Interest. This means that any deliberate or reckless damage or disturbance to the features of the site (inc. to nesting birds, vegetation clearance or drilling) could be regarded as a criminal act.


Seasonal Restrictions

Dates: 15 February to 15 July

Reason: Nesting Birds

Restrictions normally apply from the route  "Black & Blue"  to the far south side of the crag ("Freshly Dug") inclusive - all routes between and including these routes are usually restricted from Feb 15th until July 15th. Look out for marker posts on the cliff base to confirm the restrictions.   All routes on the right hand side of Nemesis wall sector and all of Dawn Buttress sector are affected by this restriction.





39m, 3 pitches.

Rockfax Description
1) 5c, 12m. A good little pitch up excellent rock, past a peg in a horizontal break, to a fluttery shallow scoop.
2) 5a, 12m. The overhang and corner to a belay on the left.
3) 5a, 15m. Move back to the corner and go right to the exposed arete below an overhang (peg). Move through the overhang on the right and traverse right to finish up a broken crack. © Rockfax

FA. Stuart Cathcart, Tom Curtis 18.5.80 18/May/1980.


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Solo in Soho

Grade: E3 6a ***
(Pinfold Area)

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