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Author Thursday Nighters - 16th of August
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Thursday Nighters - 16th of August
Posted: 15/08/2018 15:29:29
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Hello all!

This Thursday we are going for a wander up to Conglog slate quarry (weather permitting) with the possibility of doing some ropework, so bring SRT kit if you are interested, but it isn't essential. A further walk up to Rhosydd (time permitting) might also be on the cards.

If the weather turns poor then we might take a pop into Cmworthin instead. Again, bring SRT kit if interested.

Everyone is welcome, just meet at the Cwmorthin carpark at 18:15 https://zoom.earth/#52.989972,-3.963513,16z,sat


Hope to see you all there Flowers
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Thursday Nighters - 16th of August
Posted: 17/08/2018 08:10:21
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Grrr only just seen this Sad I could have come had I known. Cursing
Oh well, next time Smile

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Thursday Nighters - 16th of August
Posted: 17/08/2018 11:08:38
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That's a shame Llion, we ended up in Wrysgan instead and had a lovely trip. With a new recruit too. IP: 84.93.106.211
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Thursday Nighters - 16th of August
Posted: 17/08/2018 12:02:20
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A very enjoyable trip.

Our recruit sends her thanks to you, Willy, for kindly lending her kit for the trip!
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Posted: 17/08/2018 13:22:48
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Speaking of Wrysgan. Is the incline still climbable these days? Bottom looked a bit loose when I was walking past back in Spring. IP: 185.19.209.50
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Posted: 17/08/2018 13:41:15
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The internal incline is as steep and unpleasant as ever. I've yet to summon the energy to try the external one. IP: 84.93.106.211
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Posted: 17/08/2018 15:19:39
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It's quite some time (nearly 11 years!) since I walked up the exit incline.

The top part through the tunnel is 'interesting'. Most of the packing from the incline is missing and what is left is a series of rock steps, some getting on towards a metre high. When negotiating these, looking back down the incline makes it feel quite exposed. I would not recommend descending that way. Shocked

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Thursday Nighters - 16th of August
Posted: 17/08/2018 21:24:36
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BertyBasset wrote:

Speaking of Wrysgan. Is the incline still climbable these days? Bottom looked a bit loose when I was walking past back in Spring.

I climbed it 12 months ago from the tarmac road halfway up, it is challenging but do-able
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Thursday Nighters - 16th of August
Posted: 18/08/2018 21:25:23
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I descended it roughly 12 months ago. Getting off when done at the lower part is interesting, but it's certainly doable, and gives your thighs a workout the Gym can only dream of.

As said, some of the "steps" in there are a decent size. Not for those with issues of a vertical nature.

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