Hidden Sign*** 7b

Rockfax Description
A decent sport route. Start at the top of a red ledge, above a grotty pillar, by a belay bolt. Follow the resin bolts upwards to the belay of New Dimensions. © ROCKFAX

UKC Logbook Description
A stunning new sport route which has already become a classic. Start at the top of a red ledge above a grotty pillar. By a belay bolt. Follow the resin bolts upwards to the belay of New Dimensions, abseil off.

S.Lee, H.Lancashire. Named because they didn't see the restriction sign. The route was climbed by all the locals before they knew whos route it was. May/1996

Ticklists: North Wales Rock Graded List.

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This climb is in 33 logbooks, and on 5 wishlists.

Adam Lincoln - Lead β - 21/Aug/15 with Mick Lovatt

dan gibson - Lead β - 12/Aug/15 with alice thompson

Really good.
breed - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/15

Hidden - Lead RP - 04/Jul/15

100% humidity, 100% grease! Amazing continental style route!
Luke Owens - Lead dog - 01/Jul/15 with Matt Price

So greasy and humid awesome route
munch88 - TR dog - 01/Jul/15 with luke owens

Stunning route! Got it clean to the moves just after the rest which stopped me in my tracks. After working that out I got it clean to the lower off. Loved the final top moves just before the jugs - so good! Practiced the top section on top rope and then got it clean first red point attempt. 7b+ to onsight but 7b with clips in and beta/second go.
shed_hed - Lead RP - 06/Aug/14 with TC, Dougie Swanson-Low

dswansonlow - Lead RP - 06/Aug/14 with TC, Darren McMaster

soph - Lead - 16/Aug/12 with Luke brooks

Luke Brooks - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/12 with Sophie

Hard and greasy. Ben put in a mint effort up to the bolt above the thread which is where I got to aswell. Though I didn't get it clean up to there. Awesome crag.
Duncan Campbell - Lead dnf - 07/Aug/12 with Ben Reinsch

Got to the in-situ tat then couldnt work out what to do, greasy as slopers!! amazing route/ crag though.
Bennykr - Lead dnf - 07/Aug/12 with Duncan

LRob - Lead - 2012

gregoritos - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/11 with Dougie Hall

Outstanding. I don't think the rest detracts from quality. Tried a fortnight ago in shitty, wet conditions and dropped the crux bulge, so ground up ascent. Chuffed to get it after getting insane flash-pump on The Exile.
Alex Mason - Lead β - 17/Aug/11 with Andy Schofield

I can see how some people think this route is only 7b. It is very Spanish in style, big moves between generally good holds. I dropped the flash with masons beta on the last move. However the final boulder problem on the headwall has a short sequence on extremely small sidepulls, i think although soft for the grade of 7b+ moves on holds that small just warrant the grade. A good first 7b+ - One of the best routes on the orme.
schof - Lead RP - 17/Aug/11 with alex mason

If you could see the hidden sign it would say "This way to one of the best 7bs on the Orme!".
JM - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/11 with Dave Pinnington

Boy - Lead - 06/Aug/11 with Ed Brown

Simon Lee lets rip and its a belter.
edinbed - Lead O/S - 06/Aug/11

great continental style route
doylo - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/11

Toby Dunn - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/11 with Andy Cave

Hidden - Lead RP - 21/Jul/11

Very weird indeed: still fatigued after y'day eve's flash pump, bouldered in cave briefly before this but no warm-up route, totally detached but still engaged with the route. Anyway not many days I onsight 7b as a warm-up in the UK (draws in and chalked up so some way down the onsight spectrum). Really good climbing but really didn't feel very much emotion when on it, strange. As close as Pen Trwyn gets to continental sport: tufa and big holds throughout, really suited my style. Never 7b+ in a million years.
ksjs - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/11 with pete

Rob Pitt - Lead β - 20/Apr/11 with Lee Roberts

7b and brilliant.
halfmanhalfbiscuit - Lead RP - Apr/11

zero six - Lead RP - Apr/11

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

7b - a couple of hard moves above a hands-off rest at half-height.
switch - Lead RP - 27/Jul/08

Mark Riley - Lead RP - 26/Jul/08 with Simon Witcher

sadams - Lead RP - 17/Aug/96 with John Boyle

shark - Lead RP - 18/May/96 with Howard Lancashire

innes - Lead O/S - 1996 with Craig

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Luke Owens, stp, eugeneth

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