Dolgarrog

River: Afon Porth Llywd

Summery
This canyon is not rain dependent and is usually fed by 1 reservoir, but on occasion can have water pumped in from several other reservoirs resulting in constant/ sporadic extreme flows. This canyon is best avoided all together.
Canyon Descent:
230m
Highest Drop:
35m
Canyon Length:
1.2km
Minimum Ropes:
1X 70m
Flood Risk:
EXTREME
Access Type:
Private
Rock Type:
Basalt
Catchment:
7km2

*No Water Level Indicator

*No Topo map available

Duration: in, down and out:
IN: (Unknown) DOWN: (Unknown) OUT: (unknown)
Anchors
Mixed
Notes
Call dam operator on 0800 975 6660 to find out the likelihood of imminent release prior to a descent, Use the name Afon Porth Llywd to avoid confusion. Be aware the land owners prohibits canyoning in this gorge!. Extreme flash flood risk, with no prior indicators. When the water level is high at the reservoir, the tipper gate will cause a wall of water to flow down the canyon which could take anyone off their feet. This has resulted in one fatality so far. If you are going in regardless of the warnings please check the tipper gate at the reservoir at the top to see the water level in comparison to the tipper gate, the water level should be nowhere near the tipper gate. Even this offers no guarantee of avoiding the flash flood risk during your trip, as water level may still rise due to rainfall or movement of water between the network of other reservoirs into this one.
Description
Approach by Car:  Approach by foot: Canyon entry: (Unknown) Canyon descent: (Unknown) Exit: (Unknown) Escapes: (Unknown) First Decent: (Unknown) 
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This Canyon is Guided
Before entering this canyon please call the operator(s) below to prevent queuing. If you would like to be guided through this canyon get in contact with the recommended operator(s) below.
Have You Descended This Canyon Recently?
If so we would love to hear from you in the comment section below! Let the whole community know more about this canyon, Information such as time taken to: approach, descend and exit are extremely helpful, as well as any new hazards you may have come across whilst canyoning at this location.  If any information on this page is missing, incorrect or out of date, please get in contact with us directly so we can rectify as soon as possible. 
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