UKC

Restricted Access

Seasonal Restrictions

Dates: 1 March to 1 August

Reason: Nesting Birds

05/05/2023 - Reports of the kestrel returning to nest have been received. Until this is fully verified, please refrain from climbing the routes 'Mouse Trap', 'Owl and the Antelope', and 'On Jupiter and Mars

 

 

25/05/2022 - We have now confirmed that there is a kestrel nest halfway up the "Owl and the Antelope". Please refrain from climbing routes in this area from April 15th - July 31st to allow the birds to care for their young. 

 

BMC have been advised that Barn Owls could be nesting at this crag. If so these birds have special protection under the Wildlife and Countryside Act.  Avoid climbing the routes on the Left Hand Retaining wall "Left Over" to "Half man-Half Machine"  inclusive.

 

20m.

Rockfax Description
Start up the thin crack. A fine climb with continual interest. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
The second line of bolts. Follow a discontinuous crack, present at the start and through the central bulge. Finish direct, not onto Deus Ex Machina. Formerly E3 retro-bolted 2013

T Forster 1988.

Ticklists

CUMC Ticklist , Rockfax South Wales Sandstone Graded List , Mid-Sixes Starred Valleys Sandstone , South Wales - Road to 7a

Feedback

User Date Notes
afshapes 10 Aug, 2020 Show βeta
βeta: old faithful, love this route
βeta?
Show beta
βeta: old faithful, love this route
ClimbingBowl 19 Jul, 2020 Show βeta
βeta: Really good route, a couple good rests on the way, nicely sustained challenge throughout the entire length with no obvious crux
βeta?
Show beta
βeta: Really good route, a couple good rests on the way, nicely sustained challenge throughout the entire length with no obvious crux
roundabout 18 Jun, 2016 Show βeta
βeta: Revisit for the old man who was very happy his route has been retro bolted, and he lead it beautifully ( I managed). Still got it 28 years later! Lovely, lovely.
βeta?
Show beta
βeta: Revisit for the old man who was very happy his route has been retro bolted, and he lead it beautifully ( I managed). Still got it 28 years later! Lovely, lovely.

Logged Ascents

534 users have logged this

Guidebooks for Navigation Quarry

Not all climbs appear in all guidebooks 31 users have this on their wishlist

Please Login to view more details on the logged ascents

Voting
High 6b+
Mid 6b+
Low 6b+
High 6b
Mid 6b
Low 6b
High 6a+
Mid 6a+
Low 6a+
Votes cast 64
Votes cast 66
Style of Ascent
Lead
Followed
Toproped
Alt Leads
Not Set
Onsighted
Repeated
Flashed (β)
Dogged
Redpoint
DNF
Ground Up
Not Set
Route of Interest
Terry Forkwit

Grade: 6b ***
(Treherbert Quarrry (Rhondda Pillar))

Loading Notifications...