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Clogwyn y Person Arete** III 4

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[Clogywn Y Person Arete, 2 kb]200m. III, 4 grade as per the 2011 Ground Up North Wales Winter Climbing Guide

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This climb is in 45 logbooks, and on 8 wishlists.

LJC - Solo - 25/Jul/14 with Little Ben, Theo, ben.richards

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Feb/14

No axes used but bloody iffy climbing under snow and gopping wet rock. Found tricky for the grade.
Jonny Nick - AltLd O/S - 04/Jan/14 with eleytim

Hidden - AltLd β - 04/Jan/14

Very windy & greasy, glad I had some nuts and sling to place above me and move up..
JamesM - Solo O/S - 12/Oct/13

hairy51 - Jun/13 with Joe Andrews, Ben Axford

Some hard sections, esp the crux where unlike in summer we went right rather than left - not the best belay in the world!
bowls - AltLd - 03/Apr/13

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 30/Mar/13

Quite icy in places so crampons required, but not axes. Great situation!
Katherine Ross - 2nd O/S - 02/Feb/13 with James Chesmer

james chesmer - Lead O/S - 02/Feb/13 with Katherine Ross

Led all with Gemma and Harriet. Not really winter, done without crampons on and only occasional axes. Good snow once the climbing was over up to summit of Snowdon.
Neil D - Lead O/S - 01/Dec/12

Hidden - 2nd β - 02/Feb/12

Hidden - Solo - 28/Jan/12

Hidden - Solo - 28/Jan/12

Hidden - 2012

Scramblemad - AltLd O/S - 2012

Hidden - AltLd - 10/Dec/11

Simul-soloed. Suprisingly good winter condition- turf well frozen and snow was nice and consolidated for most of the route.
Andy_B39 - Solo O/S - 10/Dec/11 with Sam Tolhurst, James Davidson

Hidden - Solo - Dec/10

Ashley Hold - Solo - Dec/10 with Torquil Bennett

snow was unconsolidated and turf was frozen. Defiantly more winter than summer!
Glyn - AltLd O/S - 28/Nov/10 with Lawrence

MontyH - 03/Jul/10 with Pete Frost and Paul Milton

Great route with some interesting mixed moves. Hard steep middle section which took a while to figure out after trying two other possible lines and wussing out.
MikeLell - Solo O/S - 01/Mar/10

Climbed on 10 to 20cm of fresh snow and some verglas. After West gully (P1: lead by Luke), climbed the arete directly; I lead P2(20m), P3(20m), P5(40m), while Luke lead P4(10m) and P6(45m), before scrambling up. P1 (tech-grade 3, according to the definitive guidebook) was definitely easier than any of P2, P3, P5, where I used all sorts of torquing including tin-opner moves, move after move. Overall IV 5? Possibly we should have taken more right of the arete, as the guidebook suggests, to get the described grade? It was a good fun, though!
masa-alpin - AltLd O/S - 20/Feb/10 with P Luke

Found this pretty hard for the grade, more like a IV but went pretty direct up the centre. Think we should have been more on the right of the arete.
lucasp - Lead O/S - 20/Feb/10

tom_holdsworth - 2nd - 19/Feb/10 with Mike Kennedy

rob k - AltLd O/S - 06/Feb/10 with H Griffin

Hidden - Solo - Feb/10

Hidden - 23/Jan/10

TerryB - 2nd O/S - 19/Apr/09 with Mark F

KerryClimbing - Lead - Mar/09

Climbed with Moony the same weekend that I climbed Ice Gully on Black Ladders (dates are approx.)
kenneM - Lead - Feb/09 with Moony

mickd - 2009

andy tetsill - Solo - 30/Dec/08

Mike Parker - AltLd O/S - 06/Dec/08 with James Ayre

The Bad Cough - Solo O/S - 02/Dec/08 with John Sealey

dansmonkeytroubles - 2nd rpt - Nov/08 with Joe Harris

Nicholas Livesey - Lead - 23/Aug/08 with Jim Hobson

Mat J - Lead O/S - Jul/06 with Jonah

Awesome winter route. Felt like a solid III. Gained the Arete via the Western Gully. Got stuck under the boulder at the top and had to remove my pack to get through. Didn't use my axes much. Good protection all the way. Started late and didn't arrive back at the CIC hut until 10.30pm.
Big Lee - AltLd O/S - 05/Mar/06 with Conrad Bower

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Mar/06

steven - Solo - 16/Sep/05

adi bryant - Solo - Feb/05

Climbed midweek when it was quiet and perfect snow conditions. Needed care at the short corner in double boots! Climbed Direct start with Bob Anderson & Martin Mandel in the 80's. Mostly powder & verglas!
Sean Kelly - Solo - Feb/95

Nick Biven - Solo - 21/Mar/87 with Keith Fleming

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
peachos, Hidden, iksander, CM1992, Tom Hecht, Joss, fleapitfan, simon_williams6

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Style of ascent

Soloed15 of 45 (33.3%)
Lead8 of 45 (17.8%)
Followed5 of 45 (11.1%)
Alt Leads12 of 45 (26.7%)
Unknown5 of 45 (11.1%)

'Climbed'22 of 45 (48.9%)
clean O/S20 of 45 (44.4%)
clean β2 of 45 (4.4%)
clean rpt1 of 45 (2.2%)