SN9209 : The path behind Sgwd yr Eira waterfall

taken 6 years ago, 3 km from Penderyn, Rhondda Cynon Taff/Rhondda Cynon Taf, Great Britain

The path behind Sgwd yr Eira waterfall
The path behind Sgwd yr Eira waterfall
Some walkers make their crossing behind the waterfall on a very slippery rocky path. Full waterproofs strongly recommended as the spume and spray will leave you wet, even in the few seconds it takes.

The last time I was here, in July 2007, the waterfall was ribboned off and warning notices proclaimed the hazards of a recent rockfall from the overhanging rocks above the path. Luckily this rockfall took place when no walkers were scuttling underneath.

I crossed anyway and met another risk taking adrenaline junky halfway across - his eyes were like saucers - and we grappled trying to gain the inside path like a scene from a Harold Lloyd flick before passing and alleviating the danger. The danger continues so most walkers neither rush nor dilly-dally, though many stop for the fullest experience and photo opportunities. Yes, me included I'm afraid.
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Sunday, 22 January, 2012   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 24 January, 2012
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Paths  Sport, Leisure  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  People, Events 
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OSGB36: geotagged! SN 9289 0998 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:46.6922N 3:33.2376W
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