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|Gwynedd > Clogwyn Du Ymhen Y Glyder >|
|Blenderhead|| VII 8|
|100m, 4 pitches. P1. Up the diagonal ramp of Pillar Chimney to a thread belay
P2. Exposed traverse out left below El Mancho.
P3. Well protected climbing to a very awkward flared groove crux. Pumpy.
P4. Follow the gully past an awkward steep chimney/bulge.|
This climb is in 6 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.
Led P1, P2 and P4. Good lead by Dave on crux - technical and tenuous. Missing turf? One rest mid-crux
Tom Livingstone - AltLd dog - 23/Jan/13 with Dave Almond
Flared crack took some working out but got there in the end.
Dave Almond - AltLd - 23/Jan/13 with Tom Livingstone
Rob Pitt - Lead β - 02/Dec/12 with Rocio
Took two whippers, the second resulting in my crampon getting caught in the top bit of kit as I fell past and a dropped axe. So bailed.
Rob Pitt - Lead dnf - 18/Dec/11 with Jon Ratcliffe
Ian Parnell - Lead O/S - 15/Jan/09 with Jon Winter
zero six - Lead O/S - Jan/09
Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Mountain Spirit, Tom Livingstone