Cheesy Rider Area

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Cheesy Rider Area
Dinas rock cheesy rider area.jpg
Rock Type Quarried Carboniferous Limestone
Climbing Style Sport
Approach Time 3 minutes
Area Inland Limestone
Sub Area Dinas Rock
WGS-84 Location 51.759469, -3.577147
OS Grid Ref. SN 912 079
WGS-84 Parking Location 51.759561, -3.578172
GR Parking Location SN 911 079
Parking Postcode SA11 5NU
Base Elevation 85 metres (SRTM Estimation)
General Info
Faces Direction South
Aspect Partially Sunny
Wind Sheltered Mostly
Climbing Type Normal
Seepage Needs a short dry spell
Crags Within 10.0 km

Cheesy Rider Area, Craig Tyle-Cam, Craig y Nos, Cwmaman Main, Cwmaman West, Dinas - Main Slab, Dinas Main Crag, Inflated Roundhead Area, Kennelgarth Wall, Love Of Ivy Area, Lower Cave Area, Maerdy - Rhondda Fach, Pen Pych, Sheriff Quarry - Maerdy, Space Mountain

RAD Notice/Restriction Cheesy Rider Area@BMC RAD


The first area encountered alongside the path following the river from the car park to Kennelgarth Wall.

The Routes

Cheesy Rider Area
  1. Fromage Frais - Fr.5+
    The left-hand line, following the left edge of the wall and a handrail rightwards to the lower off of Rob Roy. 12m

  2. Rob Roy - Fr.7a
    This route has a very hard starting sequence, but don't let this deter. 12m

  3. Cheesy Rider - Fr.6c *
    The right hand side of the wall has a hard move low down and pleasant sustained arête and roof to finish. 13m

  4. Creme De Roquefort - Fr.6b+
    A reachy route supplied with good holds. 12m

  5. Scraping The Barrel - Fr.5+
    This is the left-hand line on the short lower wall to the right of Cheesy Rider. 8m

  6. Tapping The Keg - Fr.6b+
    The right-hand line, very bouldery. 8m

First Ascents

  1. R.Thomas 01.02.1998
  2. S.Doerr 00.00.1995
  3. R.Thomas 08.06.1995
  4. G. Gibson 03.05.2009
  5. R.Thomas 00.00.1997
  6. R.Thomas 00.00.1997