We walked through the quarries from Bus Stop to beyond Twll Mawr from where we took an incline up a few level to the top of Twll Mawr. From here a tunnel leads you through the slate to a window 45 meters up the side of the Lost World hole. We abseiled out of here (bolts in place), which is a little bit exciting, to the bottom of the Lost World. Its a well named spot - its very surreal down there. It has its own little lake and ecosystem in there and the walls are streaked with bright red mosses. From there a tunnel leads you into Mordor which is escaped by climbing a series of rickety ladders - all scary stuff! A great little adventure.
On the mountains there is a bit of fresh snow to about 850m and its is forecast to be cold for a few days so take care in them hills!
|Jen in the Lost World. Access is via abseil from the hole in the cliff.|
|Jen abseiling out of the window|
|Heading down into the Lost World|
|Jen climbing the ladders to escape from Mordor|