Restricted Access

The whole Eglwyseg escarpment is both a Site Of Special Scientific Interest and an European designated Special Area Of Conservation. 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

Applies to the whole crag but will be reviewed mid season and lifed early if the birds fail to nest here.  

Rockfax Description
Climb the corner (peg) to the block overhang and traverse leftwards along the break to twin vertical cracks beneath a bulge. Pull through the bulge and finish up the open groove. © Rockfax

FA. Stuart Cathcart, F.Bennett.


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High HVS
High VS
Mid VS
Low VS
High HS
Mid HS
Low HS
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Low 4c
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Grade: VS 4c ***
(Pandy Outcrop)

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