TREHERBERT QUARRY


High above the small town of Treherbert, at the head of the Rhondda Valley, lies an excellent little quarry. The quarry is nicely situated with some fine climbing on good quality rock with routes mainly in the range from 5c to 7a+.

Routes

8 trad routes (HVS...E5)
31 sport routes (4c...7a)
Graded List of Routes
List of First Ascents
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Buttress (click for routes) No. of Routes Route Type Sunshine
or shade
Approach walk Other
Main Wall
A long and indistinct section of cliff that has some reasonable pitches. and is worth tracking down...
10
Sport
Morning sun
Uphill

20 mins

Windy
Rhondda Pillar
This fine buttress juts out from the main bulk of the crag and provides a small number of good...
7
Sport
No sun
Uphill

20 mins

Windy
The Leaning Towers
These are the series of tower-like buttresses first encountered on the approach. The routes,...
12
Sport
Afternoon sun
Uphill

20 mins

Windy
Back Crag
Tucked away from the main quarry is this steep wall which is worth a look and gets the morning...
10
Sport
Sun to mid-afternoon
Uphill

20 mins

Windy
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