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No Car? No Problem! (Cardiff) ticklist

contributed by HoffiDringo Sep/17

A ticklist of crags that can be reached by public transport from Cardiff. Bouldering, Sport and Trad :)

I've divided it up into what trains/buses go past what crags.

I've excluded Taffs Well because everyone knows it's there anyway.

A push bike would help with Abertysswg and Avon.

Avon is big, this list doesn't give a fair representation of the quantity of routes there.

Abertysswg is the biggest sandstone crag on here, and has potential for much more :) It is listed as "New Tredegar" on SWMC. New Tredegar on here is listed as "New New Tredegar" on SWMC

Rhymney train goes from Queen Street.

Bristol train goes from Cardiff Central.

All trains that go through Cathays also go through Pontypridd, their directions split after that.

The 122, 124 and 132 are all stagecoach buses, their routes overlap a bit with some trains, but may drop you slightly closer to some crags.

Go by the swbg location for Ponty common.

Sully Island is very tidal, don't get stuck on the island for 6 hours! Check the tide times.



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Add Climb name Grade Ticks? Height Crag name
 MERTHYR TRAIN
Western Front Direct7a ***219?Navigation Quarry
Rockover Beethoven5c *193?Navigation Quarry
Fly Me to the MoonVS *176?Navigation Quarry
EverestV0+ *1?Navigation Boulders
Check your Croissant, before you Wreck your Croissantf4 1?Navigation Boulders
The UnforgivenV3 **5?Troedyrhiw
Aint No CrockerV3 ***6?Troedyrhiw
Fluster6a+ **38914mThe Gap
Encore! Magnifique!7b+ ***12921mThe Gap
Rattle Those Tusks6b **23918mThe Gap
Sweet Dreams of PornV3 ***22?Goitre Coed Rocks
Strawberry Splitf7A+ ***43mGoitre Coed Rocks
Bashing The BishopV2 16?Goitre Coed Rocks
The Blockf5 **4?The Steps (ponty...
Not To Commonf7A ***4?The Steps (ponty...
 TREHERBERT TRAIN
Rhubarb Lets Fly7a *24?Trehafod
Discount Included in the Price6a+ **101?Trehafod
Gorki's Zygotic Mynci6c+ *50?Trehafod
Talking Turkey6a *5?Llwynypia
Master Baker Of Gingerbread Love Dolls6a+ *66mLlwynypia
Terry Forkwit6b ***62?Treherbert Quarrry...
Nosepicker7a ***2418mTreherbert Quarrry...
Lamb Leer DiseaseE2 **22?Treherbert Quarrry...
A Little Something I Prepared Earlier6b **19?Gelli
Galvinised6a+ **45?Gelli
Final Relief of the Blue Ball Artist5b *1415mTon Pentre (Ystrad)
Solihull Calling6b *8?Ton Pentre (Ystrad)
 RHYMNEY TRAIN
Barracudaf7B **3?Tir phil blocs
Nobby No Matesf6A+ ***5?Graig-Y-Bedw
In Heaven She Walks6a+ *4?New Tredegar
Spanish Eyes6b+ *5?New Tredegar
Beware the Burly Butcher of Bargoed6b+ **95?Bargoed
Groping for Jugs6a ***14112mBargoed
Bold FingerVS 5b *24?Penallta
Devils in hellVD 233?Penallta
Internal Reflection6a 52?Llanbradach
You Are What You Is6b+ **25?Llanbradach
Warren Spector vs Rector7b+ **120mAbertysswg
BORING BRISTOLIAN BENEFITS BENEFICIARY BEGATS BILIOUS BANKER BAS7a+ 1?Abertysswg
Mutton Dressed As Lamb6a+ ***420mAbertysswg
 ABERDARE TRAIN
Outspan7a+ **24?Mountain Ash
I Came6a+ *64?Mountain Ash
Ashes to AshesV1 *2?Mount Boulders
KneedyV1 *2?Mount Boulders
Pipe DreamsV5 *1?Mount Boulders
 122 + 124 BUS
Campaign for See-Through Bikinis6a+ ***91?Coed Ely
Young, Free and Single7a **32?Coed Ely
Alements5c 47?Coed Ely
I Spy ArêteHS 4a *262?Trebanog
Banog's Barmy Army7a **38?Trebanog
Air PlayVS 4b *161?Trebanog
 124 + 132 BUS
Sweet Whistling Geronimo7a **9?Dan Dicks
Catch the Pigeon6b *11?Dan Dicks
By Appointment Only6c+ **7?Ferndale
Culture Vulture6b *9?Ferndale
Ripple Slab3a *3512mBlaenllechau
Away with the Mixer6b+ **2412mBlaenllechau
Dicky Dyson5c **3418mBlaenllechau
Killer Arête6b+ ***4212mGlynfach
Fach Roo6a+ 30?Glynfach
Hot Fuss6a *29?Glynfach
 94 BUS
He Came, He Saw, He Slabbed In The Woodsf5 4?Sully Island
Canis Malus Iterum Fugit!6b+ *18?Sully Island
Hamilton McMillanf6A *1?Sully Island
Catherine Spartacus Jonesf5 **2?Sully Island
Haelen Bridgef7A *4?Sully Island
Sully View Slabf5 **23?Sully Island
 BRISTOL TRAIN
Suspension Bridge ArêteHVS 5a **97035mAvon Gorge...
Giant's Cave ButtressVS 4c ***94580mAvon Gorge...
MorpheusHVD **133167m• 4Avon Gorge (Sea...
DaydreamVS 5a *53225mAvon Gorge (Sea...
LimboE1 5b ***58745mAvon Gorge...
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