Clogau Mawr

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Clogau Mawr
Rock Type Quarried Carboniferous Limestone
Climbing Style Trad
Approach Time
Area Inland Limestone
WGS-84 Location 51.857187, -3.851872
OS Grid Ref. SN 725 192
WGS-84 Parking Location
GR Parking Location
Base Elevation 420 metres (SRTM Estimation)
General Info
Faces Direction North
Wind Sheltered
Climbing Type
Crags Within 10.0 km

Clogau Mawr, Herberts Quarry (Black Mountain)


Some short limestone walls visible from and very close to the A4609. In the centre of the bay is a 12m wall, with four cracklines.


From Brynamman follow the A4069 Llangadog road for 3 miles until a car park is reached just below the crest of the hill as for Herbert’s Quarry. Clogau Maur is about 1km WNW of Herbert's Quarry.


Walk off.


  1. Crack One - E4,6b *
    The left-most crack. 12m. M. Crocker 19.06.1994

  2. Crack Two - E2,5b
    The second crack from the left with an obvious pod. 12m. M. Crocker 19.06.1994

  3. Crack Three - E1,5b
    The third crack from the left gained via the overlap. 12m. M.Crocker 19.06.1994

  4. Crack Four - E2,5c
    The rightmost crack, mantling onto the grassy ledge at the top. 10m. M. Crocker 19.06.1994

  5. Think Of A Name - E2,5b *
    The obvious thin righward-slanting groove in the grey wall towards the left side of the crag. Mantle onto the ledge below the groove, from the left, past a spike runner. Ascend the groove (runners in a shot hole), to reach a small tree and shuffle right at the top. 12m. M. Crocker 19.06.1994