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A few collections of natural sandstone outcrops in the village of ynysybwl. The problems are easily accessible and worth the visit if desperate for some training!

Ynysybwl Boulder Problems.


Follow roads as for ynysybwl and take a left upon entrance to the village. Park as for Brookfield and follow the marked access path through the driveway up and along the river.

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"Stoned Golem" Located just to the left of the main path towards the river is a nice little problem.

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Sit Start under the cave as far back as possible.using crimps in the roof, Gain the highest sloper match or top out for a sweet finish.

A few other options for new lines with future cleaning.

Area 2 :

A short walk away from the river problems, located in the hillside above llys gwil ym street park, is a collection of rocks overlooking the village. This can be reached through the field on the right further up the river path. Google maps pin approx - 51.633956,-3.360528

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The small cave area has two problems for the beginner.

Problem 1: I just want shoes! Sit start on the obvious low jugs, gain the top out via a pinch and a nice mantle.Right side is out!

Problem 2: whichetty man Right to left traverse starting on easy lip holds. Use heels to traverse across the lip and rock over right to gain the top out. Starting block for problem 1 is out!

Continue along the Top path over the stile to find the remainder ( 3-4 + a few potential lines ) tucked under the hillside. 51.635992,-3.361405

Problem 3: Brother Solidus

Problem 3. Tucked away under the hillside.jpg

Tough butress traverse ( right to left ) under a small roof. Starting with a match on the right crimp with high feet, use powerful moves to gain sloper edges on the left side. Finish matched on the white spotted sloper.( Can be topped with some effort on cleaning.) Bottom block is out for feet.

Problem 4: A snake in Alaska

Traverse from left to right under and up. Sit start on left hand slopers with a high match on the right side in line with the prominent adjacent flake.

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