Gogarth -Red Walls

Gogarth Area

This awesome orange wall gives open climbing of a serious and precarious nature - treat all the routes with respect.

Crag information
Climbing Area: Wales Rock Type: Quartzite
Importance: National CRoW Land: Yes
Ownership: RSPB No. of Routes: 30
Within National Park: No Year Developed: 1966
Grid Reference: SH 20640 82082

Restrictions apply from 1 February - 27 July.

Reason: Nesting Birds

The nesting restriction applies to the whole crag due to the presence of large colonies of auks (Razorbills  and Guillemots) as well as a small population of Puffins. 

Area information

Gogarth's seacliffs contain some of the most important breeding seabird colonies in Europe. It is important climbers continue contributing towards their protection by observing the negotiated nesting restrictions which apply to a number of cliffs. Most of the area is managed by the RSPB as an internationally important bird reserve and the arrangements here are often cited as best exemplars of how climbing and conservation can co-exist. PLEASE REFER TO THE INDIVIDUAL CRAG ENTRIES ON THIS DATABASE FOR FULL DETAILS. The range of cliffs include Gogarth Bay, South Stack, The Range as well as other outlying crags along the Anglesey coast.

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