Rockfax Description
The best route on the right-hand side of the West Buttress tackles the clean red slab. Start by scrambling high up the Western Terrace to a point below the right edge of the slab, just before a large boulder.
1) 5b, 30m. Pull up, then traverse up leftwards to a flake at 15m. Move up over a bulge, then continue up leftwards along a flake to a small overhang. Pull round this on the left and belay in a shallow corner (peg).
2) 5b, 25m. Traverse left and head up to a tiny ledge, then move down and left to reach a grassy gully. Follow this to a stance.
3) 35m. The rib above leads to easier ground and the top. © Rockfax

Ticklists: North Wales Rock Graded List, Best slab climbs of the UK, North Wales E3's, UK Lonely Leads.

breed 03/Oct AltLd O/S
Ewan Russell 03/Oct AltLd O/S

Lead 1st! I Hope

with Brad
Hidden 25/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Bob ??/2014 -
Hidden ?/Apr/13 -
jcw ??/2013 -
Owain Llewelyn 14/Jul/11 Lead
with Dad
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
Seymore Butt ??/2009 -
jamesturnbull ?/Jun/08 Lead
with aiden
D Tempest ??/2000 AltLd O/S
with Chris, Rick
Paula Hamilton-Gibson ?/Jun/91 Lead O/S

Quote from Nick, 'Where are the bloody holds!'

with Sarah Keekus, Nick Keekus
Billg ??/1991 Lead O/S
with Jon Barton, Dave Gregory
Hidden 27/May/89 AltLd
Andy Edgar ??/1989 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/1985 -
charlesmfrench 13/Aug/83 AltLd O/S


with Nick
Nigel Bond 10/Jul/83 AltLd O/S
with Charlie Leverton
Mark Kemball 06/Jul/83 AltLd
with Dave Abbey
Hidden 24/May/80 AltLd
Chris Craggs ??/1980 Lead
andy gittins ??/1980 -
Chris Craggs ??/1980 -
Hidden 15/Jul/79 Lead
Ian Jones ??/1979 Lead O/S

Good feeling treading in Whillan's footsteps. Mild E2 at the time....

with Billy Jones
steve L 03/Jun/78 Lead O/S
with John Harwood
Mike Owen 14/Jul/77 -
with Colin Rowe, Chester Dent
GeoffG 09/Jul/77 Lead
with tony bowker
mike lawrence? ??/1977 Lead

In those days done with a tension traverse

RichardMc 28/Aug/76 2nd O/S
with Dave Langmead
mikej 12/Aug/76 AltLd
with Mike Byles
Falko 07/Jun/75 Lead O/S
with Alan Taylor
granitbahn ??/1971 AltLd
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