Climbing / bouldering at Tremadog and Porth Ysgo

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Climbing / bouldering at Tremadog and Porth Ysgo

Time: August 1, 2014 at 6pm to August 3, 2014 at 7pm
Location: Tremadog / Porth Ysgo
Event Type: climbing, /, bouldering
Organized By: Jill Brumby
Latest Activity: Aug 3, 2014

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Event Description

A weekends climbing based near Portmadog in North Wales.  Saturday climbing at Tremadog described here as:

"predominantly made up of solid dolerite, with lots of positive edges, corners, arêtes, cracks and other features which make the climbing diverse and interesting, as well as fairly well endowed with protection. With routes ranging from Diff to E7 there is something here for everyone." 

Sunday bouldering at Porth Ysgo which is a beautiful venue by the sea near Abersoch, with some good boulders, most of which are not tidal and there are plenty of problems from V0 to V12.  However, mats are essential as the landings are not good.

Planning to stay Friday/Saturday nights at the infamous Eric's Barn in Tremadog which currently has availability and there is camping here also.  A night in the barn is around £7.50 each and the cafe does food.  Will need to book so let me know if you want a place reserving.

All welcome.

I've booked for 8 both nights.  If anyone else wants me to reserve a place just let me know. Jill

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Comment by Jill Brumby on August 3, 2014 at 20:58

Top, top weekend.

Comment by Jill Brumby on July 31, 2014 at 18:07

Sounds good - hopefully see you there.  Most of us will be there Friday evening by around 8ish  - Jordans headtorching Friday night!

Comment by Leo Woodhead on July 31, 2014 at 12:00

Hey Jill, from the looks of it, it'll be better on Sunday and after a heavy spell of rain on Saturday morn it looks to be only light rain in the afternoon. It dries out pretty quickly and certain spots are sheltered as well so all may be fine. I think I'm going to be coming down with Jim. Also if it all goes to pot there's always Carreg Hyll-Drem for the girdle traverse.

Comment by Jill Brumby on July 31, 2014 at 10:01

Hi Leo.  We are all just heading down there whatever the weather and we'll sort it when we get there.  There's around 10 going and I think your best chance of a lift down is probably Jon now.  

Comment by Leo Woodhead on July 29, 2014 at 12:36
Is there a back up plan as yet? Hoping the weather is going to change as it's not looking great at the mo. It's early days though I suppose!
Comment by Lisa Reynolds on July 28, 2014 at 19:09
I am happy to come and watch and get a couple of climbs in sat do a walking route then may come back with Jon on sunday.
Comment by Jon Waring on July 27, 2014 at 18:55
Thanks Jill
I can't make this Wed ( down south) but good news we have just
Employed a sales manager based in London to
help me out
So I will only need go once a month now
So expect to see more of me
Thanks
Jonnie
Comment by Jill Brumby on July 27, 2014 at 18:40

Hi Jon.  Will sort everything out by Wednesday night at Ousel's Nest at the latest.  Jill

Comment by Jon Waring on July 27, 2014 at 18:02
Sorry slow reply
What time are we hoping to leave on Sunday
I may need be back early, I got a birthday party to attend
I'm happy to drive and take people but I may
Need to leave early
Worse case if I took people there could someone else
take them back
Also do we have an eta on the Friday
I can leave from 4pm but will wait if others can't
Get away so soon
Thanks
Jonnie
07977 222236
Comment by Jill Brumby on July 16, 2014 at 10:13

That just leaves Leo and Jon

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