Dan Dicks

South East Wales

A big quarry above the village of Ynyshir on the west side of the valley.The crag offers a mixture of groove's arete's and walls,like all new sandstone crags there is some superficial loose rock which will reduce with traffic.The crag is a morning sun trap and apart from the three routes on the far right-hand side which seep after prolonged rain,the rest tends to stay dry.

Crag information
Climbing Area: Wales Rock Type: Sandstone
Importance: Local CRoW Land: Yes
Ownership: Unknown No. of Routes: 14
Within National Park: No Year Developed:
Grid Reference: ST 02136 92855

Please be aware that there is possibly peregrines in the area, its unknow if they are nesting or feeding in the area. 


The area of rock between Dan'ds-Inferno and Sweet whistling Geronimo is banned from any development.

Parking and Approach

Follow the A4233 for a mile out of Porth passing the Station pub on the right,turn sharp left 100 metres past the pub,then a sharp right into Graig rd, park considerately at the gap half way along the road. Walk through the gap between the houses, bear left then back right to reach the crag. Approx 5mins. 


Area information

A wide variety of crags, including adventurous sea cliffs at Ogmore, modern sports routes on inland limestone and sandstone cliffs, and winter climbing venues in the Brecon Beacons. To Donate to the South Wales Bolt Fund https://www.southwalesboltfund.co.uk/swbf/support/ Up to date route info can found on the South Wales Climbing Wiki:-https://swcw.org.uk/

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