Y Rhaffwr | 6c Sport route at Australia

Named after or in honour of Ian's grandfather who was a ‘ropeman’ or Y Rhaffwr in the quarries. One of the more dangerous jobs requiring men to descend rope via classic abseiling method (i.e. no harnesses) with massive pry-bars to lever slate of ledges. [1]

References

[1] Slate Historical Section

Contributors: remus

Ascents

1 recorded ascents.

Climber Style Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Ian Lloyd-Jones Lead (Worked) 18th Dec 2009
First ascent.