Skull Rocks

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Skull Rocks
Right-hand Face
Right-hand Face
Rock Type Quarried Sandstone
Climbing Style Sport
Approach Time
Area Sandstone
Sub Area Sandstone Western Valleys
WGS-84 Location
OS Grid Ref.
WGS-84 Parking Location
GR Parking Location
Base Elevation metres
General Info
Faces Direction
Wind Sheltered
Climbing Type

Bolting Policy

Retro-bolting allowed with first ascentonist permission. New sports route allowed.


A remote venue located in the forest above Maesteg. A long walk-in require but on the plus side there are two stacks.


(NGR: E: xxxxxx,N: xxxxxx)


All routes will have lower-offs. The stacks will have lower-offs.


1. Project 1 D. Emanuel

Sustained overhang on rib of good rock in right of venue.

2. Project 2 D. Emanuel

Face and Deep Crack

3. Project 3 D. Emanuel

Face and crack

4. Project 4 D. Emanuel

Scramble up the rightmost stack

5. Projects D. Emanuel

A number of routes are proposed for the second stack.

Stack 2