Slatebite** 7a
[Chris Davies makes crux move look easy on first lead of Slatebite (Fruitbat level, Australia Quarry)., 1 kb]15m. Wall 20m to the right of stretch limo. line of four bolts to a double lower off. start up the groove, then awkward moves to the tall pocket out right, up and into this, then make a hard move up to gain the fourth bolt then the top. I need to extend the chain at the lower off, as the rope rubs over some rough bits of slate, so ab off or extend for the top rope!
Chris Davies, unseconded. 06/Feb/2010

Ticklists: All the Llanberis SLATE sport @ 7a & 7a+.

Photo: Chris Davies makes crux move look easy on first lead of Slatebite (Fruitbat level, Australia Quarry). © jogwen
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This climb is in 34 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

myoung - Lead β - 23/Nov/14 with Helen

scott quinn - Lead - 14/Nov/14 with Tom Priestley

Had to finish off scott's attempt at this. Very sequencey crux.
Tom.Priestley - Lead dog - 14/Nov/14 with Scott Quinn

Did it clean on toprope after I'd threaded it.
Tom.Priestley - TR RP - 14/Nov/14 with Scott Quinn

First 7a onsight
alexjz - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/14 with Gwen

I have decided I do not like hard slate.
Jon_Warner - Lead dnf - 25/May/14 with Tom

tskelhon - Lead O/S - 23/May/14 with Spike Murray, John_Warner

BenRyle - Lead O/S - 04/Apr/14 with Charlottte

dwillis - Lead β - 12/Mar/14

Hidden - Lead RP - 29/Sep/13

wolf.leeb - Lead rpt - 29/Sep/13 with Alexis

Andy_B39 - TR dog - 21/Aug/13 with Sam Tolhurst

dswansonlow - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/13 with Darren McMaster

Good fun line. I eventually made the crux moves after a long while trying to figure the best option for me. Glad I could make my foot smear stick after my terrible/non existent footwork of the day before!
shed_hed - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/13 with Dougie Swanson-Low

Hidden - TR dog - 06/Apr/13

Really good moves. Got it second go after a hidden foothold was revealed. Amazed that Raji got up this as she only climbs once every few months.
Dan724 - Lead RP - 29/Sep/12 with Steve Keys, Raji Salan

would to lead one day
raji - TR dog - 29/Sep/12

Ewan Russell - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/12 with Halla

Led clean after falling off below the crux, didnt read the guidebook properly!
james.slater - Lead G/U - 12/Jun/12 with Joss Jones

Mattlamb90 - Lead dog - 04/Jun/12 with Tibbett

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/May/12

alek - Lead β - 15/Oct/11 with Sam Walmsley, James Kay

Sam W - Lead β - 15/Oct/11 with Alek Kumar

Hidden - Lead β - 15/Oct/11

Second go after blowing the flash at the crux..
bigdrew - Lead RP - 09/Jul/11 with Sam Davis

sam820 - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/11 with Andy

ksjs - Lead O/S - 20/Mar/11

nige - Lead - Feb/11 with ewan mccallum, mark hounslea

wolf.leeb - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/10

mynyddresident - TR rpt - 25/Aug/10 with wolf

McGuinness - Lead RP - 21/May/10 with Ian ll-j

ian Ll-J - Lead RP - 07/May/10

A good route with some tricky climbing.
mynyddresident - Lead - 19/Mar/10

first ascent.
chrisdavies - Lead - 06/Feb/10

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