At the south western end of the Arennig complex this domed mountain is littered with many small walls and boulders and gives a good day out just exploring with a mat.
Rhobell Fawr, Trad climbing
Composed of a wide spread of small walls and edges the rock is the usual high friction good quality Rhobell type, the aspect south and the view magnificent. The far west wall commands a fabulous view down across the Mawddach.
Clogau, Bontddu: Guide to Traditional Routes
OS: SH 676214 A long escarpment facing south west on the slopes of Clogau above the village of Bontddu on the Mawddach. Good quality high friction rock in an ideal (quiet!) setting. Approach: From Dolgellau take the Barmouth road to Bontddu. At the old hotel turn right and take the steep road up the... Continue Reading →
Creggenan Lake: Bouldering Guide PDF
Although generally small and scattered the wonderful rock texture and the setting high on the hills over the Mawddach estuary make this a worthwhile venue. All the boulders are near parking, the longest walk is 5 minutes.
Torrent Walk’s Warped Wall, Dolgellau: Bouldering Guide PDF
Steve Hobbs wrote another great guide to the Torrent Walk Gorge in Dolgellau.
Moel y Penmaen, Coed y Brenin: Bouldering Guide PDF
Moel Y Penmaen OS 72414 30146, a small, excellent bouldering spot just north of Coed y Brenin. See document for more details: moel_y_penmaen__os_72414_30146_topo(1)