58m, 3 pitches.

Rockfax Description
This crack provides a more testing start to Y Gelynen. Start by scrambling up to the base of the V-groove of Dorcon.
1) 5b, 40m. Make some hard moves up the middle of the wall to gain the crack. Climb this to the rib and follow Y Gelynen.
2) and 3) As for Y Gelynen. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
This crack provides a more testing start to Y Gelynen. Start by srambling up to the base of the v-groove of Dorcon.
1.) 40m (5b), make some hard moves up the middle of the wall to gain the crack. Climb this to the rib and follow Y Gelynen.
2.) 12m, as for Y Gelynen.
3.) 16m, as for Y Gelynen.

M Crook, M Griffiths May/1978

Ticklists: North Wales Rock Graded List.


ClimberDateStyle
khalidq 17/May AltLd O/S
with Max Adamson
Hidden 09/May Lead dnf
Hidden 09/May 2nd dnf
Tim Sparrow ??/2016 -
SAF 27/Sep/15 2nd
with Phil
Hidden 27/Sep/15 Lead O/S
Callum van Werkhoven 12/May/15 Lead O/S
with Cedri Roberts
Chriswallis2 07/Apr/15 Lead rpt
with Jenny
Jenny Clarke ?/Apr/15 2nd
Hidden ??/2015 -
Rich Kirby 13/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Helen
Hidden 13/Sep/14 2nd
Chriswallis2 28/Jul/14 AltLd O/S
with Anna
Hidden 26/May/14 Lead dog
Hidden 26/May/14 AltLd
Hidden 05/May/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Apr/14 AltLd O/S
Hidden 30/Mar/14 2nd
Allanfairfechan ??/2014 Lead
with Cant remember so long ago
Rob Evans ?/Jun/13 Lead dog

Pumped out my mind in the sun an took my first proper fall. Great climb need more stamina, will be back.

Hidden ??/2013 AltLd
MoWalker3 07/Oct/12 2nd
with Neil
Marti999 08/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with Debbie
mjeffery 27/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Ando
Bennykr 24/Jul/12 AltLd O/S

Sweet first pitch!!

with Bubbles, Duncan
Duncan Campbell 24/Jul/12 2nd

Brilliant climbing, with some tricky moves up the crack but perfect gear.

chrisallan 13/May/12 2nd O/S
theotherpetehill 13/May/12 Lead O/S

Sustained, quite hard for E1

Hidden ??/2012 -
Hidden 26/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Abi Chard 26/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Ian
jossjones 26/Jun/11 TR
Rory Shaw ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
PAJames ??/2011 -
PAJames ??/2011 -
NeilGriffiths 16/Aug/10 -

Bold start. Really sustained.

with Adam
A Crook 16/Aug/10 AltLd O/S
jelaby 25/Jul/10 Lead O/S

A bit damp at the bottom. Very enjoyable.

coffeepot 25/Jul/10 2nd
with jelaby
metal arms 30/May/10 Lead O/S
barni 15/May/10 Lead O/S
with luke
Hidden 26/Apr/10 Lead
PaulHarris 20/Sep/09 AltLd
Hidden 22/Mar/09 Lead
mikelaing ?/Oct/08 2nd
with Pete Harrison
Brown 21/Sep/08 2nd O/S
with Henry
Hidden 01/Jul/08 2nd
Hidden 12/Feb/08 Lead O/S
SGD 20/Oct/07 AltLd

I did P1 - bloody hard and scary start....

with Alastair Thompson
Hidden 09/Sep/07 AltLd dog
Dale ?/May/07 Lead dog

keep you head till you get to the crack pumpy after that rested on gear near the top to pumped

with johny
Hidden 11/Apr/04 Lead O/S
Marq 10/Apr/04 2nd O/S
with Daniel Dennehy, Jon Moulding
Ed Booth ??/2001 -
Ed Booth ??/2001 -
nickdonohue 02/Jun/96 2nd
Matt Tranter 04/Jun/94 2nd
with Chris White
Hidden 31/May/94 Lead
Hidden 26/Sep/93 Lead O/S
Martin Bennett 23/May/92 -
with SF
Hidden ??/1990 -
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