Maesglasau Falls*** IV 4
[Maesglasau Falls. The second pitch is good but the best is yet to come., 2 kb]200m, 6 pitches. 1. 45m (2) From the frozen stream bed climb a steep section then easier ice to boulders at the base of the falls proper.
2. 45m (3) Climb an ice-groove on the right then a ramp into the centre of the wall. Belay on screws.
3. 30m (4) Climb the steep ice wall on the right to a bay. Belay on screws.
4. 20m (3) Move left up steepish ice to a ledge.
5. 40m (2) Follow the stream line with a short ice wall to the top.
6. 20m (3) Steep ice on the left to finish.
John (Fritz) Sumner & Glenn Kirkham (alt leads) 1979

Ticklists: North Wales 100 Classic Climbs.

Photo: Maesglasau Falls. The second pitch is good but the best is yet to come. © Lauren Richardson
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This climb is in 16 logbooks, and on 9 wishlists.

Hidden - AltLd - 26/Dec/10

dts - AltLd - 26/Dec/10 with Andy Taylor

Hidden - AltLd - 09/Dec/10

A great day, lots of us taking our time.... Great route and generally very good ice several variations from the guide book line too. excellent.
AB1965 - AltLd - 09/Dec/10 with Bob Johnson

bob johnson - AltLd - 09/Dec/10 with Al Borrett

Awesome - Despite the barrage of Ice from above and the barracking from below ! lol !!!
sdawson1 - 09/Dec/10 with Vic Belshaw

kenneM - AltLd - 09/Dec/10 with Carl Davies

Good route, icey bombardment somthing to forget though. Busy
mynyddresident - AltLd - 08/Dec/10

Solo'd P1, led P3 and 5. Awesome route.
groovy_nut - AltLd O/S - 08/Dec/10 with Dave W

Cracking route, great day out.
moorea - AltLd O/S - 07/Dec/10 with Jonah

Hidden - 03/Dec/10

Hidden - AltLd - Dec/10

Excellent route. Mike lead the pitch of 4.
jcurley - AltLd O/S - 14/Jan/10 with Mike Buddle

Hidden - 09/Jan/10

sdawson1 - AltLd O/S - 08/Jan/10 with Ray

Mark Kemball - AltLd O/S - 20/Jan/85 with Roger Symonds

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
pwb1981, stevez, AB1965, The Mountain Goat, iksander, groovy_nut
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