Folded Walls

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Folded Walls
Rock Type Natural Carboniferous Limestone
Climbing Style Sport/Trad
Approach Time
Area South Coast
Sub Area Witches Point
WGS-84 Location 51.442213, -3.605850
OS Grid Ref. SS 884 726
WGS-84 Parking Location 51.446124 -3.6053771
GR Parking Location SS 885 731
Parking Postcode CF32 ORT
Base Elevation 2 metres (Other)
General Info
Faces Direction
Wind Sheltered
Climbing Type
Crags Within 2.0 km

Black Zawn, Cave Inlet, Davy Jones' Locker and the Sea Caves, Dirty Harry Walls, Dunraven Cliff, Elephant Wall, Every Persons Wall, First Inlet, Folded Walls, Fools Fantasy Area, Mitzy Wall, Ogmore Popular End, Phaser Wall, Playtime Wall, Right Hand Wall, Second Inlet, Stone Wings Cliff, The Biscuit, The Castle Area, The Long Wall, The Western Crag, Tiger Bay, Tusker Chimney Area, Twinkle Buttress, Witches Cave, Witches Tip





Folded Walls
  1. Ysgubwr Simneiau - S
    The chimney R of narrow black zawn, trad.

  2. Cachau Hwch - Fr. 5
    Pull onto a large platform to start the first of 3 routes.

  3. Mewn Cachiad - Fr. 5
    The second route off the platform

  4. Diawl Bach - Fr. 6b+
    Steep pulls gain the arête above the roof. Low in the grade.

  5. Drewgi - Fr. 5b
    Start below the platform, the chimney and corner.

  6. Pwdin Blew - Fr. 6a+
    Start just L of trad route,care at top needed just before staple belay as still damp and muddy. Will brush when dry.

  7. Swmpus - HVS,5b ***
    Chimney,steep start,continue to belay up left,snaky bolt clipping at top not allowed.

  8. Twll Tin - Fr. 6b*
    Wall right of chimney share belay of Coc Oen. 1.69m right of chimney.

  9. Coc Oen - Fr. 6b*
    Short corner leading to more downward sloping action with a sneaky handjamb.

  10. Wnco Mwnco - Fr. 6b+ *
    Tricky start off the narrow platform leads to juggy headwall.

  11. Onco Fonco - Fr. 6b
    Easy coral slab leads to steepening and undercuts with tricky move onto ledge.

  12. Hen Gi - Fr. 6a+
    After a steep crozzly start pull over the arête onto ledges and shared belay.

  13. Triciau Newydd - Fr. 5
    Start up the arête 1.69 m right of previous then pull up the hanging roof on big holds to shared belay on the left.

  14. Pen Pidyn - HS,4b **
    From the knobbly slab take a series of ledgy pulls to gain the crack through the roof. Top out onto ledge and shared belay with the following.

First Ascents

  1. R Thomas solo severe chimney
  2. R.Thomas Giles Davis 2017
  3. R.Thomas Giles
  4. R.Thomas Giles
  5. R.Thomas Giles
  6. R.ThomasG.Ashmore
  7. R.Thomas G.Ashmore
  8. R.Thomas R.Phillips
  9. R.Thomas E.T Jones 2017
  10. R.Thomas R.Phillips 30.08.2017
  11. R.Thomas G.Ashmore 10.09.2017
  12. R.Thomas E.T Jones 2017
  13. R.Thomas E.T Jones 2017
  14. R.Thomas solo 2017