Lightning Visit** VS 4c
[Lightning Visit
, 2 kb]The second of the trio of classics follows the wall and slim groove in the centre of the crag. The one to start on to get yourself warmed up 1) 4a, 17m. Climb a cracked groove and then follow blocky ledges up above to a good stance 2) 4c, 20m. Move up and right to gain the groove proper. After some tricky moves this leads more easily to the top and a finish on the left. © ROCKFAX

Ticklists: North Wales Rock Graded List, North Wales 100 Classic Climbs.

Photo: Lightning Visit © sgl0jd
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 280 logbooks, and on 8 wishlists.

Danhan - 2nd O/S - 15/Oct/14 with Tom Lawfield, Nick

Lead crux pitch. 4c top groove. Easy and well protected.
inspiration_needed - AltLd O/S - 27/Sep/14 with Mat Cooper

Led second pitch. Found moves up to the V groove hard and worrying. Moves into the V groove much easier. Excellent protection through out. Still an excellent route overall.
D Berry - AltLd O/S - 24/Aug/14 with Wayne S

Wayne S - AltLd - 24/Aug/14 with Dale

svdie - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/14

Lead second pitch, lovely corner.
Kate Edhouse - AltLd O/S - 07/Aug/14

HB-Pencil - 2nd β - 04/Aug/14

Hidden - 29/Jun/14

julesmckim - 2nd - 29/Jun/14 with Mickie Streule

mark mcgowan01 - 29/Jun/14 with Anita Grey

Super sunny grippy rock
Dave Almond - 2nd - 22/Jun/14 with Nicole Almond

Nice climb, lovely lead, great weather. A stolen day.
nicole almond - Lead - 22/Jun/14 with Dad

foostu4 - AltLd O/S - 18/Jun/14

beesleys - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/14 with alison

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 16/Jun/14

rgd1977 - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/14

nodwas - Lead - Jun/14

John Nuttall - Lead - 31/May/14 with Sharon

poeter210 - Lead O/S - 24/May/14 with adrian voss

druss - 2nd O/S - 24/May/14

Very soft for VS - more like HS 4b. With Sasha from PyB course.
AndrewP - AltLd O/S - 18/May/14

Lead 1st pitch
anthonydouglas - AltLd O/S - 02/May/14 with Craig Letham

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 02/May/14

swmackey - AltLd - 12/Apr/14 with simon hills

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Feb/14

Hidden - 2014

mike mo - 2014

IanGilbertJones - 2014

Allanfairfechan - 2014

Hidden - 2014

Hidden - AltLd - 23/Sep/13

lead second pitch. great
saraguti - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/13 with rick sewards

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Sep/13

Pinguville - 2nd O/S - 18/Sep/13 with George

Prof. Outdoors - AltLd - 31/Aug/13 with Wendy

First pitch steep, 2nd pitch crux getting into the groove keep going the holds will come, backed off on lead then flew up as second (the holds are there - annoyed).
Simon Cahill - 2nd RP - 19/Aug/13 with Alpinismo.uk

alpinismo.uk - Lead - 19/Aug/13

Andy_B39 - 2nd O/S - 19/Aug/13 with Sam Tolhurst

Led p2
Robin Brooke - Lead - Aug/13 with Paula Ryan

Pryan - AltLd - Aug/13 with Robin Brooke

Hidden - AltLd - 28/Jul/13

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 28/Jul/13

jcasey2436 - AltLd O/S - 22/Jul/13 with Joe birchall

Easily worth it's two stars. Dan pitch 1, me pitch 2.
Glyn Davidson - AltLd O/S - 29/Jun/13 with Dan

mynyddresident - Lead - 09/Jun/13 with Rach

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 09/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead - 01/Jun/13

Andrew Lester - AltLd - 28/May/13

Hidden - 2nd - 19/May/13

Excellent climbing, nearly missed the belay so had to back track from the ledge. 2nd pitch easily the best, a tad wet in places but really nice moves with exposure on the crux :) started to rain on pitch 2 but managed to finish it in time.
herman0055 - Lead O/S - 13/May/13 with Jenny

Hidden - 2nd - 13/May/13

ross brinson - AltLd O/S - 08/May/13 with Ben Biscoe

Abi Chard - AltLd O/S - 06/May/13 with Ann B

Tim Rodgers - 2nd - 05/May/13 with Mike Lea

A nice climb after work. 2 really good sections on the top pitch.
ashsleight - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/13 with Jordan jones

JonesJ - 2nd O/S - 30/Apr/13

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Apr/13

1st pitch. Mouth-wateringly good.
Kyle87 - AltLd O/S - 08/Apr/13

Dan724 - AltLd O/S - 08/Apr/13 with Kyle Williamson

Fragmod - Lead - 03/Mar/13

Done as a single pitch.
Alex.M-M. - Lead O/S - 03/Mar/13

great climb worthy of an extra star
Ray Sparks - AltLd O/S - 17/Feb/13 with mike b

herman0055 - Lead - 09/Feb/13

Nick Biven - 2013

tim20 - 2013

Sam Simpson - AltLd O/S - 05/Oct/12 with Tom Dolden

ads - AltLd - 15/Sep/12

Andrew Lester - AltLd - 06/Sep/12

Very good climb. Multi pitch route. I lead the first and will lead the second. Next time I would park on the track closest to the crag otherwise it's a maze through the woods.
Robert.harden - AltLd O/S - 10/Aug/12

bwestwood - AltLd - 06/Aug/12 with Ben Smedley

Anna Yorke - 2nd - 23/Jul/12

guy757 - AltLd - 21/Jul/12

Johnywilks - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/12

zukator - AltLd - 12/Jul/12 with Shaun

Hidden - Lead - 23/Jun/12

Tarquin - 2nd - 23/Jun/12

I really enjoyed this climb. Second pitch lovely
fizzychewitt - Lead - 02/Jun/12 with Andy

Lead P1, prav's pitch was better.
jayrenegade - Lead O/S - 26/May/12 with Prav

Hidden - Lead - 26/May/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/12

Hidden - 19/Mar/12

p1, couldn't really feel my fingers!
jezb1 - AltLd - 19/Mar/12

Hidden - 2012

Hidden - 2nd - 02/Oct/11

Hidden - AltLd - 28/Sep/11

riff156 - AltLd O/S - 29/Aug/11 with Paul Williamson

Led P2. Would get 3 stars on another crag which didn't have Lavaredo on it...
victim of mathematics - AltLd O/S - 09/Aug/11 with Simon

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 09/Aug/11

Ed Booth - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/11

g1m147 - AltLd - 24/Jul/11 with Mick.

in one. 5 mins
willoates - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/11 with lawrence

in one pitch
asmith37 - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/11 with Michelle Baylis, Bex Leigh

davesb - AltLd rpt - 13/Jun/11 with Sarah Hawker, Tom Wilson

I led the second pitch.
taw - AltLd rpt - 13/Jun/11 with Dave sb, Sarah Hawker

Dave led P1, Tom led P2
sarah hawker - 2nd O/S - 13/Jun/11 with Tom Wilson, Dave SB

kristinawe - 2nd - 29/May/11

Quite steep VS, nice big hand holds, beautiful and peaceful place!
xusa - 2nd O/S - 03/May/11 with Gareth Borthwick

I led pitch 1, making it look like 4c, C led pitch 2, making it look like 4a!
Simon Caldwell - AltLd O/S - 01/May/11 with Carmen

cmsg - 30/Apr/11 with Richard Haszko, John Tomlinson

In one pitch.
hellboundblr - 2nd - 29/Apr/11 with Steve P

stevepotter - Lead - 29/Apr/11 with Bryan

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 29/Apr/11

cjohn62 - 2nd - 28/Apr/11 with bob

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Apr/11

Katy Nelson - AltLd - Apr/11 with Lawrence Ramsey

Hidden - Lead - Apr/11

Led in one.
cem - Lead rpt - 27/Mar/11 with Charles Mason

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Mar/11

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

PAJames - 2011

PAJames - 2011

centurion05 - 2011

Hidden - 30/Aug/10

MikeLeeds - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/10 with Kevin Bowser

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/Aug/10

clive-greenwood - 2nd O/S - 27/Aug/10 with Anna

Jessie Rushbrooke - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/10 with PShearman

chri55ie - Lead - 16/Aug/10 with Tony Marchant

Hidden - Lead - 15/Aug/10

As one pitch
Ant Man Bee - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/10 with Kirill Spiridonov, Charles Moreton

Kirill - 2nd O/S - 14/Aug/10 with Paul Bolton, Charles Moreton

cem - 2nd - 14/Aug/10 with Paul Bolton

seb m-c - 2nd - 13/Aug/10 with Martin Callaghan

Richard Gilbert - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/10 with Jerry Ostrowski

alek - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/10 with Krystina Common, Charlie Tomlinson

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Jun/10

Alexandre Buisse - 2nd - 31/May/10 with Dave E. Brown

Brown - Lead O/S - 31/May/10 with Alexandre Buisse

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/May/10

matt.woodfield - AltLd O/S - 16/May/10

Hidden - AltLd - 12/May/10

lead p2
dan ely - AltLd O/S - 10/May/10 with terry

As one pitch.
Adam Booth - Lead O/S - 09/May/10 with Tim Evans

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 09/May/10

Hidden - 2nd - 09/May/10

1st pitch
willson - AltLd - 03/May/10 with Dave, Ali H

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 03/May/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 03/May/10

Hidden - AltLd - 03/May/10

edpd1b - Lead - May/10 with Rhiannon

Beautiful setting! Led P2. Really nice top pitch, and in-situ ab is worth using!
Ken Applegate - AltLd O/S - 20/Apr/10 with Hannah Evans

Stuart_Burbidge - AltLd O/S - 18/Apr/10 with Seb Anderson

metal arms - AltLd O/S - 13/Feb/10

Hidden - AltLd - 2010

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 2010

Rob Evans - Lead O/S - 2010

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Oct/09

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 19/Sep/09

Ben HW - AltLd O/S - 14/Sep/09 with David Browne

Got to sit at the top for this one, chris led the first pitch. Second pitch easier than it first appears but non the worse for that. A little wet but great fun!
mikehenesy - AltLd O/S - 04/Sep/09 with Chris Lodge

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 24/Aug/09

davesb - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/09 with Emma Sunerton-Burl

Liam FLeming - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/09 with karen dalzell

P2, a great pitch up the crack and corner, fantastic
lithos - AltLd - 09/Aug/09 with cookie

mikelaing - Lead - Jul/09 with Ian Whitehead

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 14/Jun/09

kleinej - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/09 with Jayne J

RD P1
rd20 - AltLd O/S - 14/Jun/09 with Loic

Different Steve - 2nd rpt - 14/Jun/09 with Clare

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 14/Jun/09

twright180 - Lead O/S - Jun/09

samwisethebrave2 - Lead O/S - 30/May/09 with Jon Walker

Jon Walker - 2nd - 30/May/09 with Sam Roberts

Jasper peny - 2nd O/S - 30/May/09 with Julian

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/May/09

Lead in a single pitch
drewish - Lead O/S - 11/May/09 with SteveE9

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 11/May/09

bit of balance required on the second pitch.
bob johnson - AltLd O/S - 09/May/09 with Rich Ball

Different Steve - Lead O/S - 08/May/09 with Clare

1st pitch
barni - AltLd O/S - 13/Apr/09 with Northern

thompson1000 - AltLd - 13/Apr/09 with Barni

A fabulous, fun and sustained climb!
Siany - 2nd - 12/Apr/09 with Rob Shepherd

Led 1st pitch could have been 2008
taw - AltLd - 2009 with Dave sb

davesb - AltLd - 2009 with Tom Wilson

Led 2nd Pitch
snakebite - Lead O/S - 02/Nov/08 with Matt Reynolds

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Oct/08

Hidden - AltLd - 21/Sep/08

Lead top pitch- very nice route.
bobpilgrem - AltLd O/S - 20/Sep/08 with Bob/Nic

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 30/Aug/08

Glyn - AltLd O/S - 29/Jul/08 with Trystan

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 26/Jul/08

This climb can be run into 1 pitch if needs be.
ritchierich - AltLd O/S - 26/Jul/08 with Steve Joynson

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 26/Jul/08

plastichead - 2nd O/S - 13/Jul/08 with Andy

psychicbread - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/08 with Mark

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/Jul/08

another good route, again the 2nd pitch is lovely and eats gear - a great choice for a aspiring VS leader
SGD - Lead - 01/Jun/08 with Carol Umarova

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 25/May/08

Diggler - AltLd O/S - Feb/08

popov86 - AltLd - Feb/08

robshep - AltLd O/S - 27/Jan/08 with Dave Hunnisett

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

tom_1985 - AltLd O/S - 20/Oct/07 with Martin Lane

sdawson1 - AltLd O/S - Oct/07 with Ray

Didnt have much time left so just top roped this on at the end of the day
hetaher - TR O/S - 22/Aug/07 with Lee and Carwyn

Really was a Lightning Visit at the end of the day - felt really easy on a top rope
C@rwyn - TR O/S - 22/Aug/07 with Heather and Lee

sgl0jd - AltLd - Aug/07 with Tom Devas

Ing - 2nd - 17/Jun/07 with Hal and James

Not going well today!
halhorner - 2nd dog - 17/Jun/07 with James Shand, Ingrid Ferguson

Luke Brooks - May/07

Goes very well as one long 40m pitch
The Pylon King - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/07 with Beesley

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/07

richw2k2 - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/07 with Monika

Moniawl - 2nd - 06/Apr/07 with rich

richardr - Apr/07

fran04 - AltLd - 2007

peter myers - 2007 with Tom Sylvester

Great 2nd pitch.
Zoomer - AltLd - 24/Sep/06 with S. Hassel

Wow, awesome route
EAYL - AltLd - 10/Sep/06 with Iain

kp64zl - AltLd - Aug/06 with Philip S

I climbed first (4a) pitch, John climbed second (4c) pitch
mje1398 - AltLd O/S - 28/May/06 with John M

Neil Metcalfe101 - 2nd O/S - 14/May/06 with Richard, Tony & Mal.

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/06

Hidden - 2006

mikelaing - 2006

mike kann - Lead O/S - 2006 with Iain Shone

Hidden - Lead β - Oct/05

Hidden - Lead - 23/Aug/05

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/05

steve prior - AltLd - May/05 with Andy C

Hidden - AltLd - 12/Aug/04

Hidden - AltLd - 12/Aug/04

Hidden - Lead - Jul/04

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/Jun/04

Hidden - AltLd - 26/Apr/04

FrankW - 2nd O/S - 30/Aug/03 with Joe, Laura

John Kettle - AltLd - 2003

Roget - Lead O/S - 2003 with jon

five - AltLd O/S - 03/Aug/02 with TW

Hidden - AltLd - 18/May/02

date uncertain, one of my first climbs outside
taw - 2nd - 2002 with Paul Blanks

Shaved Atom - Lead O/S - 2001

WB - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/00 with Paul

marcoleptic - Lead - 2000 with Gibbon Bum

buxtoncoffeelover - 2nd - Jun/99

Mark Riley - AltLd O/S - 1999 with Stuart Greenall

Hidden - AltLd - 03/Sep/98

Brian Rodgers - AltLd O/S - 31/Aug/98 with Geff

Pete Nugent - 30/May/98

zero six - Lead O/S - 1998

Tim Bateman - AltLd - 25/Aug/96 with Tim Joseph

V windy and wet, good holds and slippery cracks. Back end twitching!
Bilbo - 2nd - 28/May/96 with Steve B & Annette

Julian Wedd - Lead - 1996 with C. Jones

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Sep/95

babymoac - AltLd - 09/Jul/95 with cash

Hidden - Jul/95

Marti999 - Lead - 18/Jun/95

Tim Bateman - AltLd - 28/May/95

Ched - Lead O/S - 1995 with Glanfor

Hidden - AltLd - 23/Jul/94

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/94

biggianthead - 26/Jun/94 with HT

Should have done Lavaredo Wall, but there was a queue.
Al Urker - Lead O/S - 18/Sep/93 with Colin Jones

Hidden - AltLd - 18/Sep/93

Hidden - Lead - 03/Aug/93

auld al - AltLd O/S - May/93

michael burrows - 2nd rpt - 05/Apr/92 with pete roberts

Hidden - 1992

Led pitch 1
Iain Thow - AltLd - 14/Aug/91 with Rob Ivens

frost - Aug/91

Rog Wilko - Lead - Sep/89 with Debbie Wilkinson

Hidden - Lead - 27/Aug/89

AlanLittle - Lead - Jul/89 with Tim Dillon

nigehughes - AltLd - Apr/89 with Mark Jones

Hidden - AltLd - 1989

Hidden - 2nd - 10/Jan/88

Hidden - AltLd - Sep/86

with gary H
Backinthegame - Lead O/S - Jul/86 with Gary Hughes

Babika - Lead O/S - 17/Nov/84 with Jane w

wynaptomos - Solo - Sep/84

mikej - Lead - 15/Nov/81 with Mike Mason

Hidden - Lead - 22/Jun/80

Hidden - Lead - 05/May/80

Bolt Phobia - AltLd - 18/Feb/76 with John Broadwell

Nigel Bond - Lead - 27/Jun/75 with Rob

Dave Musgrove - AltLd - 20/Jun/71 with Bob Knapton

greenbuoy - 2nd - 27/Aug/69 with A N Other

eroica64 - Lead - 01/Jun/66 with Eric Reynolds

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Voting
Total votes cast 165
hard HVS0 of 57
HVS0 of 57
easy HVS0 of 57
hard VS2 of 57
VS43 of 57
easy VS11 of 57
hard HS0 of 57
HS1 of 57
easy HS0 of 57
hard 5a0 of 54
5a0 of 54
easy 5a0 of 54
hard 4c1 of 54
4c38 of 54
easy 4c12 of 54
hard 4b2 of 54
4b1 of 54
easy 4b0 of 54
3 Stars14 of 54
2 Stars35 of 54
1 Star5 of 54
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