Exploration of the area near Craig-y-Dinas

Following the AGM and the general meeting in the Pontneddfechan village hall, a short geotrail was explored near Craig-y-Dinas in the afternoon. The pictures below show some items of interest on the Sychryd Trail.

Craig-y-Dinas fault plane ahead and bedding plane on the side
Craig-y-Dinas fault plane ahead and bedding plane on the side
First stop on the Sychryd Trail, being the old tramway to the silica mine
First stop on the Sychryd Trail, being the old tramway to the silica mine
Erosion of cave walls next to fault plane
Erosion of cave walls next to fault plane
Fold and slip at Bwa Maen
Fold and slip at Bwa Maen
Info board at Bwa Maen
Info board at Bwa Maen
Fault plane near the waterfalls
Fault plane near the waterfalls
End of the Sychryd Trail, with the waterfall in full flow
End of the Sychryd Trail, with the waterfall in full flow
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