Access Banned

A major rock fall has occured - access to the lower tier, beyond Dawes of Perception slab is very restricted and has been fenced off to protect the public.

There is currently no access to the quarry and climbers should avoid it for the time being.

The quarry is within the Padarn Country Park, managed by Gwynedd Council.


Rockfax Description
Classic Dawes - bold and technical climbing. Gain the sabre teeth from the right and then climb the crack making sure you have arranged as much poor gear as possible before committing upwards. Scary moves to reach the sanctuary of the bolt are followed by desperate moves past it, to reach some cracks out left that lead to a hideous top-out. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
Climb the finger crack to the obvious sharp flakes, climb the crack and slab above to a bolt then make hard moves left to a thin crack, follow this to jugs then continue to the top.

J Dawes.


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