South Wales Mountaineering Club. 779 likes. The South Wales Mountaineering Club aims to encourage interest in mountaineering in all its forms and to bring together like minded people.
All about rock climbing, including trad climbing, sport climbing and topos in Gower and South East Wales.
Llanberis - We'll meet at 9am in pete's Eats cafe, Llanberis, for quick introductions and briefing over a brew. Then we'll drive together a short distance to the parking area, where we'll get you kitted up with a Harness, Helmet, and climbing Shoes. Then we'll walk to the crag (climbing cliff), this could be anywhere between 5-30 minutes depending on which climb(s) we're aiming to do.
Glasshouse Mountains Rock Climbs. Listed under Rock Climbing in New South Wales, Australia. Photo by flickr user Recoverling. Pin It. Brave people put up the routes here in the 60s and 70s and adventure climbers not scared of the big walls still follow them. These old routes aren’t particularly well trodden (be careful to check all your bolts) so when you get to the top you’ll be admiring.
Rock climbing in Australia originated in Queensland, New South Wales and Tasmania in the early 1920s, and spread to the rest of Australia after WWII. In 1998 it had a 0.3% participation rate for both genders. It has been featured in magazines like Vertical Life.Competition climbing is managed by Sport Climbing Australia, and has seen a surge in participation since rock climbing's inclusion in.
South Wales Sport Climbing South of the Brecon Beacons lies a wealth of excellent sport climbing around Cardiff, Newport, Bridgend, Merthyr-Tydfil, Pontypridd and Abergavenny. This area is connected with good roads and motorways from the West Midlands and West London that make them easily accessible within a 2-hour drive.
Take to the Welsh mountains when you go rock climbing in South Wales! Find your feet on the rock faces of the Brecon Beacons and learn the basics of sport climbing from fully trained instructors, during this brilliantly action-packed day out that takes place way up high in the hills.
Britain is recognised as having one of the most diverse range of climbing in the UK and Wales offers people the ideal location to carry out their rock climbing activities. From Snowdonia and Llanberis in the north of the country to Pembrokeshire and the Wye Valley we have all your needs covered, whether you want to try mountain climbing, quarry climbing, sea coast climbing, slate or even.