Tu'Shae HVS 5a
[Mark Garland first ascent of Tu'Shae, 2 kb]Climbs the large obvious crack 10ft right of Meirionydd. Ascend the crack to a shallow roof and step over and slightly right (crux) follow up the broken crack to reach a ledge. Escape via a grassy ramp on the right.
Soloed regularly by local climbers as far back as the mid 1970's

Photo: Mark Garland first ascent of Tu'Shae © MGrock
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Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/15

Hidden - 2nd - 14/Jun/15

found the bottom first few moves pretty tricky and demanding , after that it gets better , good climb !
Pinguville - 2nd O/S - 13/Jun/15 with George

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/15

Wiley - TR - 27/Apr/15

willyum1991 - Lead - 2015

Led this after spending a couple of hours unsuccessfully working Meirionydd, fantastic route, marred slightly by the ledge in the upper section. Felt like solid 5a coming through/ traversing the roof but pretty safe. Top section runout with 2 ok micro wires and a cam to protect.
spenser - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/14 with Shona Jones

SHONAJONES - 2nd O/S - 28/Jun/14 with spenser

I have to say that I cant believe people have been putting this down as E1, or even HVS... climb Meirionnydd to the left, or The Plum, or The Fang, or Meshach and then tell me this is the same grade. No more than HS.. I purposely lead it and in my opinion its severe 4a/b
Blake - Lead O/S - 03/May/14

mapperley samurai - 2nd - 12/Apr/14 with Ben Moss

first hvs lead (hard moves: getting over the roof and the move after getting over the roof
climbercrab - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/14

mrginna - Lead O/S - 27/Feb/14 with Nick

Ash_Johnson - Lead rpt - 26/Sep/13

Hidden - TR O/S - 23/Sep/13

Ows - Lead - Jun/13

Climbing Concentration.
bazthomas - Lead O/S - 19/May/13 with Chris (CC)

Anoetic - Lead O/S - 06/May/13

Second day of BRC
BenJ85 - TR - 09/Apr/13

bede.west - Lead O/S - 21/Oct/12

Hidden - TR O/S - 18/Mar/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Nov/11

didn't know what it was at the time. Probably explains it!
Stopsy - 2nd O/S - 27/Nov/11 with Bede

Thought i had a first ascent there, carried on up the top section using crack next to Meirionydd, overlap at bottom is tricky but felt like VS 5a tae me.
fatbuoybazza - Lead O/S - 13/Nov/11 with liv_the_div

The only climb of the day that I put my shoes on for. Nice route. Climbed after failing to get my fingers into the crack of Meirionydd.
Ash_Johnson - Lead RP - 15/Sep/11

RHarding - 01/Jun/11

Hidden - TR - 05/Mar/11

Nice little route but is harder than it looks,trust me.
ritchierich - Lead rpt - 21/Jun/10 with Vinny

was a bit shakey through the crux will climb it in better style next time!
vinspin - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/10 with ritchie

MGrock - 2010

Hidden - 2008

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hard E10 of 15
E16 of 15
easy E10 of 15
hard HVS5 of 15
HVS2 of 15
easy HVS1 of 15
hard VS0 of 15
VS0 of 15
easy VS1 of 15
hard 5b2 of 15
5b5 of 15
easy 5b1 of 15
hard 5a3 of 15
5a2 of 15
easy 5a1 of 15
hard 4c0 of 15
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