The Gilwern Area

Sport, trad and bouldering around Gilwern near Abergavenny - 218 sport routes (144 of which are graded F6b or below), 125 new trad climbs, plus a plethora of previously unpublished bouldering.

The Gilwern Area is the first, fully comprehensive guide to the wealth of sport climbing and bouldering on the hillsides straddling the village of Gilwern, in the Brecon Beacons, near Abergavenny in South Wales. Gilwern Hill has been popular for a long time with climbers from Bristol, Gloucestershire and South Wales, and the best of its climbing is situated on top of the mountain with a huge panorama. The guide describes 218 sport routes (144 of which are graded F6b or below), a great many are generously bolted and readily accessible to the majority of climbers. Apart from the new sport crags, and over a 100 brand new sport climbs in its pages, there are also over 125 new trad climbs, plus a plethora of previously unpublished bouldering.

An excellent produced little guide with good mapping and photo diagrams.

By Gordon Jenkin and Mark Davies.

Card cover, 21cm x 16cm, 169 pages.

Published 2020.

ISBN: 978-1-83853-363-2.

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