Nea** VS 4b
[Lee seeking some after work sun and dry rock in Hurricane Katia. , 3 kb]75m, 4 pitches. A classic outing, taking the central line of the buttress with some devious moves. Start on the large ledge gained by a scramble up the gully. 1) 4b, 20m. Climb the groove, taking the left branch until a precarious step back right gains a small belay. 2) 4a, 23m. Follow the obvious corner crack and chimney to a large ledge. 3) 4b, 20m. Pull left onto the steep wall and reach a small groove. Follow this to a ledge. © ROCKFAX
Its a lovely climb but the rock is pretty rotten on pitch 3, with some really loose large blocks which unfortunately also look like lovely inviting hand holds! Not hard, just a little scary because of this.

Ticklists: Classic Rock, The 100 Best UK VS routes?, North Wales Rock Graded List, Menlove Routes, North Wales 100 Classic Climbs.

Photo: Lee seeking some after work sun and dry rock in Hurricane Katia. © adi bryant
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I dropped my gold helium cam from the 3rd pitch, if anyone finds it please let me know!
jt232 - AltLd - 23/Nov/14

Pleasant climb, stay right on the first pitch to arrive at the fairly cramped hanging belay off two parallel cracks. Easy second pitch, followed by and exposed start to the third pitch.
Remyveness - AltLd O/S - 23/Nov/14

Matthew Glenn - Lead - 14/Oct/14 with Sam Pollit

sampollitt - AltLd O/S - 14/Oct/14

Ian MK - 2nd - 29/Sep/14 with Anna

better than i remembered - first pitch a wee bit glassy second pitch tremendous - even with the wobbly spike
bob johnson - AltLd - 28/Sep/14 with Rich Ball

Did P1 and P2 in one pitch. Found P3 a bit more thrilling. Climbing is not hard but gear is a bit sparse. Could only find bad placements for 2 tiny cams on the whole pitch which were more for confidence rather than protection. When Ian led this pitch as the final pitch of Spectre he managed to find 2 nut placements. Oh well there is still more to learn!
Anna Maykova - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/14 with Ian

Hidden - 2nd - 23/Sep/14

katie lead 1 and half of 2, then i did rest to top of 3 then abbed down.
Matt Schwarz - AltLd O/S - 21/Sep/14 with katie

dtalbot - AltLd - 21/Sep/14 with Wm

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 21/Sep/14

Katie S - AltLd - 21/Sep/14 with Matt Schwarz

MrJWilliams92 - 15/Sep/14

joedoherty - AltLd O/S - 08/Sep/14

Enjoyable climbing with good positions. Damp initial moves made me less trusting of my feet!
A Mountain Journey - Lead - 07/Sep/14 with Kate

georgenvk - Lead O/S - 06/Sep/14 with Becks87

Becks87 - 2nd - 06/Sep/14 with georgenvk

Lead first 2 pitches as one, Nigel lead last pitch.
GermanAlex - AltLd O/S - 05/Sep/14 with Nigel

Led pitch 1 and 3. Didn't think much of the first two pitches but the third was wonderful. Not too hard once commited but lovely and exposed. Thought the gear was a big sparse in places.
ralphio - AltLd O/S - 04/Sep/14 with Maumau

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 03/Sep/14

Somerset swede basher - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/14 with Luke Spiers

KKilroy - Sep/14

tobydunford - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/14 with Kirsty Kerr

Sarah Black - AltLd O/S - 24/Aug/14 with Paul Black

mattfarr - AltLd O/S - 24/Aug/14 with Simon

Rob84 - AltLd rpt - 22/Aug/14 with Mel

There is a very large and unstable block on the steep wall above the belay at the start of the third pitch. Treat with caution.
planetmarshall - AltLd O/S - 18/Aug/14 with Helen Mort

Cerris90 - AltLd O/S - 04/Aug/14

marvin1987 - AltLd O/S - 04/Aug/14 with Cerris Starkey

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 31/Jul/14

philboy - AltLd - 31/Jul/14 with matt g

On MIA training
AndrewP - Lead - 21/Jul/14

What a cracking climb. Lovely exposure with good holds. Searching out the dry places for hands and feet for the first 25ft added to the excitement! First pitch is the best although the belay is cramped. Lead first and second pitches, then abseiled off.
andyclimber - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/14 with Angeline

Seconded the first and second pitches; freaked out a bit during my first hanging belay! Who would have thought that a hanging belay would be scarier than trusting some slightly wet footholds? Abseiling down from the second pitch, though, was fantastic.
Angeline - 2nd O/S - 20/Jul/14 with Andy

Nice route. Led P1 and 3. P3 was great!
Mike Nolan - AltLd O/S - 16/Jul/14 with Heather Osborne

Heather Osborne - AltLd O/S - 16/Jul/14 with Mike Nolan

Climbed after work with Emily and Harry, I led pitches 2 and 3.
Kate Edhouse - AltLd - 13/Jul/14 with Emily Bridger

Climbed 1st pitch - over climbed up slab.
erbridger - AltLd - 13/Jul/14 with Kate Edhouse

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 10/Jul/14

Easy VS, gear is good throughout. The belay stances for pitch 1 is a little hard to spot on route. Would do the 44m pitch up to the better stance in future.
scott mayled - AltLd O/S - 09/Jul/14 with ashsleight

Easy at VS. Solid gear throughout. Didn't do the last pitch due to advice from other posts.
ashsleight - AltLd O/S - 09/Jul/14 with Scotty

Not VS at all, much easier.
WillCass - AltLd - 02/Jul/14 with Monika

Max19 - AltLd - Jul/14

Lead P2 and P4 - such an epic route! P1-3 were awesome, not really worth doing the 4th pitch, had to abseil off a tree down to P3 belay stance and ab down properly from there.
charlielow - AltLd O/S - 30/Jun/14 with James McDonald

Led P2.
CathS - AltLd rpt - 29/Jun/14 with Dave Clark, Kev Bowser

Lead P1 and P3, loved the start moves on P3 and based on the amount of cobwebs the spiders do too!
James12389 - AltLd O/S - 29/Jun/14 with Charlie Low

JDG2428 - 2nd - 29/Jun/14 with Mike Silver

stonemikey - Lead - 29/Jun/14 with Jon Gibbins

cpt_crunch - AltLd O/S - 28/Jun/14 with matt lally

Nigel Coe - AltLd - 26/Jun/14 with Pete Kelly

Peter led first, I lead through to 2nd, then ab'd off. Nice, good climbing on a lovely crag. Nothing too tricky.
climbingrev - AltLd O/S - 24/Jun/14 with Peter Ocampo

poeter210 - AltLd O/S - 24/Jun/14 with Bob Wilson

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 23/Jun/14

Kev led p1and p2 in a oner, I led 3and 4 in a oner. P4 isn't that great and mega rope drag if you run it with 3. The start to p3 is great, very exposed :-) real fun move
valentinesbabe - AltLd - 23/Jun/14 with Charley Fell, Kevin Tithe

I lead p1 and p2, Ange lead p3 and p4
Tithe Technique - AltLd O/S - 23/Jun/14 with Angela Paul, Charley Fell

charley - 2nd O/S - 23/Jun/14 with Ange, Kev

dave657 - AltLd O/S - 22/Jun/14 with Alys

Hidden - AltLd - 22/Jun/14

Led 1st and 3rd, Dad led 2nd. Great climbing, and each pitch is very different! Abbed from top of P3
james.slater - AltLd O/S - 21/Jun/14 with Simon Slater

simonsclimbing - AltLd O/S - 21/Jun/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/14

SimonvanDam - AltLd - 20/Jun/14

useful - AltLd O/S - 19/Jun/14 with Dan

Dan77 - AltLd O/S - 19/Jun/14 with Stephan Hobdell

jack 9895 - AltLd O/S - 18/Jun/14

P3, great bold position on the headwall, the 50m abseil is cracking too.
Goodstuff - AltLd O/S - 18/Jun/14 with Jack, WillDoyle

K Dawg - AltLd O/S - 16/Jun/14 with Kit

tim newton - Solo O/S - 15/Jun/14

Hidden - AltLd - 14/Jun/14

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

We had originally planned to do Hazel Groove. I didn't like the look of the traverse left to the tree so decided to do Nea instead. Lead P1, 2 & 3. We did P4 as well but discovered the descent gully was wet so we had to ab down.
leeds_belle - AltLd O/S - 14/Jun/14 with Zylo

shed_hed - Solo O/S - 13/Jun/14

Hidden - AltLd - 13/Jun/14

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 12/Jun/14

Andrew Lester - AltLd O/S - 12/Jun/14

JenRoberts - 2nd O/S - 03/Jun/14 with Ollie

jon59 - Lead - 01/Jun/14

Hidden - AltLd - Jun/14

Rob Evans - AltLd O/S - Jun/14

Did half of pitch 2 and all of pitch 3 as we split the route into two
SimonMarcYoung - AltLd O/S - 30/May/14

alaster tonge - Lead O/S - 25/May/14 with Lailah, Assad Lahlou

Hidden - AltLd - 17/May/14

Qureshi - 2nd O/S - 15/May/14

Hidden - 14/May/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/May/14

Another lovely grochan VS. pretty easy all the way but the last pitch feels very airy. Lead pitches 1 & 3
JamesWilliams - AltLd O/S - 05/May/14 with jamesA

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 05/May/14

Nice climbing with an easier second pitch, and bold 3rd.
adamre12 - Lead O/S - 05/May/14 with Dan Qureshi

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 03/May/14

Pryan - AltLd - May/14 with Robin Brooke

Robin Brooke - Lead - May/14 with Paula Ryan

BTphonehome - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/14 with Matt

Matt_C9716 - 2nd - 30/Apr/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 28/Apr/14

Hidden - Lead - 19/Apr/14

Samuel Wainwright - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 18/Apr/14

Steve Woollard - Lead - 18/Apr/14 with Samantha Roach

ads - AltLd - 18/Apr/14 with Julie

MoWalker3 - 18/Apr/14 with Cormac

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 18/Apr/14

Mr Messy - Lead rpt - 16/Apr/14 with Julie

Julie - 2nd - 16/Apr/14 with Matt

led P2
Matt Harmon - AltLd O/S - 12/Apr/14 with Anna Duckett

guy757 - 11/Apr/14

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 17/Mar/14

ian d f - AltLd rpt - 15/Mar/14 with Mark

markfromstoke - AltLd - 15/Mar/14 with Ian

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 14/Mar/14

Hidden - AltLd - 14/Mar/14

IanGilbertJones - 2014

Hidden - 2014

oliverpcain - Lead O/S - 2014

Si - 2014

mike mo - 2014

yesbutnobutyesbut - 2014

Alfie Conn - 2014

rbharries - AltLd - 2014 with denry

Hidden - 2014

Allanfairfechan - 2014

Hidden - 2014

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 29/Sep/13

led pitch 2. Also did start of pitch one of Spectre - up to the ledge. NOTE - there is a large 2ft x 6" block on the right of the small groove of the top pitch (4), about 15 ft up just before head leftwards. Its an inviting handhold but is just sitting there - it needs tumbled, but will fall all the way down the route & can't see the bottom.
john_ni - AltLd O/S - 29/Sep/13 with Maia Hunnex (PCC)

ben8522 - Lead - 26/Sep/13

Led P2. P1 was mostly soaking yet but that didn't cause much trouble to either of us.
Alkis - AltLd O/S - 14/Sep/13 with Chris Aslin

Yet another bangin route in the pass. Well worthy of 3stars !! Really don't understand why the majority are voting 2stars?? Absolute class :))
gazfellows - Lead - 31/Aug/13 with Nic

rob.grafton - Lead - 26/Aug/13 with Jim

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 23/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/13

Shaw Brown - AltLd - 03/Aug/13 with Judith Neaves

Chris Hind - AltLd - 03/Aug/13 with Bry

Bry - AltLd O/S - 03/Aug/13 with Chris Hind

Pryan - AltLd - Aug/13 with Robin Brooke

Led p1, 3. Bit wet to start, not a lot of Nat pro on p3. Nice climb and easy abseil descent
Robin Brooke - Lead - Aug/13 with Paula Ryan

robgixer - Lead O/S - Aug/13

p1
Jon Didymus - AltLd O/S - 26/Jul/13 with Remo

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Jul/13

Louis Hume - Lead - 24/Jul/13 with Hair Bear

Did in 2 pitches. I did pitch 1 and belayed half way up slab.
ollyroberts - AltLd O/S - 22/Jul/13 with Piers Newton

benscarter - AltLd O/S - 22/Jul/13 with Jack

lead 2nd half of pitch 2 and pitch 3
piersnewton - AltLd O/S - 22/Jul/13 with Olly Roberts

jwpil - AltLd O/S - 22/Jul/13 with Ben

Hidden - 21/Jul/13

R Spisser - AltLd - 21/Jul/13 with Alasdair Monteith

very hot conditions - did it on my own to mark last day in Nant Peris :-)
skippyridgway - Solo rpt - 18/Jul/13

rd20 - AltLd - 16/Jul/13 with Ben Ram

A lovely climb for a lovely evening! Every time i do this route i like it more. Great to climb it with Robert too!
thecurlyone - AltLd O/S - 16/Jul/13 with Robert Dufton

Chris dyer - 2nd O/S - 16/Jul/13 with Tom Moores

Lead pitch 1 and 2 together. Joe lead 3
jcasey2436 - AltLd O/S - 16/Jul/13 with Joe birchall

Hidden - Lead - 14/Jul/13

alicelarkin - 2nd β - 06/Jul/13 with Nicky Beck

Hidden - 2nd - 06/Jul/13

Soaking wet first pitch, bailed at the top of pitch 2 due to rain. Great climbing with very good gear. Looking forward to finishing it.
Zoomer - AltLd O/S - 03/Jul/13 with Julia Bloomer

didnt do last pitch, started to rain, so abbed off!
Jules 210681 - AltLd - 03/Jul/13 with glenn bloomer

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 01/Jul/13

lead all pitches
CurlyStevo - Lead - Jul/13 with Rob

nice climb. final pitch lets it down a bit with quite a bit of loose rock including large lump right where you want to grab doing one of the crux moves.
robbraby - 2nd - Jul/13 with Steveo

Bit wet in the corner of 1st pitch. Otherwise quite good. Not as hard as Phantom Rib.
Skinny Kin - AltLd O/S - 19/Jun/13 with Joe

Matt Reed - AltLd - 09/Jun/13 with Terry R

Trobbo - AltLd - 09/Jun/13 with Matt Reed

j.buckley87 - AltLd O/S - 08/Jun/13

Dan Vaj - 2nd O/S - 07/Jun/13 with Kirsten

pyb
kirsten - Lead - 07/Jun/13 with Dan Vajzovic

Led p 1 & 3
cem - AltLd rpt - 02/Jun/13 with Pero Kalugerovich

Hidden - 2nd - 30/May/13

Hidden - Lead - 30/May/13

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 26/May/13

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 26/May/13

Done pitch 1 and a bit and pitch 4
JonathanJones - AltLd O/S - 25/May/13 with Curly Chris

vyl20 - Lead O/S - 25/May/13 with Celyn

Chriswallis2 - AltLd O/S - 25/May/13 with Beef Cake

augustus trout - AltLd O/S - 25/May/13 with Stevie G

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/May/13

francesanncavanagh - 2nd - 20/May/13 with Craig Fussy Pants Letham

Great climb. People say isn't a classic...what more do they want?! Lovely. Did last pitch too, two abs down.
beds74 - Lead - 07/May/13 with Rebecca Edwards

Murryabish - 2nd O/S - 07/May/13 with Bill Strachan

Hidden - AltLd - 07/May/13

Ray Sparks - AltLd O/S - 06/May/13 with pete ranstead

Hidden - 2nd - 06/May/13

middle pitch is not as easy as it looks and the top pitch is hard to get gear placements
tommy - AltLd - 06/May/13

Chris led p1 & p3, I led p2 & p4
staceyjg - AltLd O/S - 04/May/13 with Chris Gardner

minaturechris - AltLd O/S - 04/May/13 with Stacey

Steve Woollard - 2nd - 02/May/13 with Lailah Sahzayasin

sheelba - AltLd - 01/May/13

Hidden - AltLd O/S - May/13

Bex_M - AltLd β - 26/Apr/13 with Scott, Claire Ellwood

Easy but exctiting climbing, with a strong and obvious line. For both me and Mike found it a way more enjoyable experience. We did it in two pitches, there's an easy belay halfway along the slab. Top pitch steep exposed and loose - great fun!
andyjirvin - AltLd O/S - 20/Apr/13

Metalbear - AltLd - 06/Apr/13 with Matthew Brown, John James McEvoy

BenRyle - AltLd O/S - 26/Feb/13 with Dan

Very easy with one proper pitch
Dan724 - AltLd O/S - 26/Feb/13 with Ben Ryle

chris ginge - Lead - 2013

Hidden - 2013

Hidden - 2013

Hidden - 2013

TheAndyBarker - 2013

Richard Kinsman - Lead O/S - 2013

Richard Kinsman - Lead O/S - 2013

Andy Chadwick - 2013

andybirtwistle - 2013

andybirtwistle - 2013

DubyaJamesDubya - 2013

Hidden - AltLd - 2013

neilh - 2013

Hidden - Lead - 2013

My first VS lead. Patrick lead 1&4 as it was wet I lead 2nd and 3rd.
Naomi2003 - AltLd - 2013 with Patrick Hutchinson

Wet start, climb good but quality variable, not 3 stars as guide. Exposure good. Descent horrific (top an left) dont advise!
Stuart_Burbidge - AltLd O/S - 18/Oct/12 with Bede West

wet, descent horrible
bede.west - AltLd O/S - 18/Oct/12 with stu

Great climb if a fair bit damp at the start, well worth it's classic status. Only did the first 2 pitches as we'd heard the last 2 weren't worth bothering with. The first 2 pitches are easily worth 3*
CM1992 - Lead - 07/Oct/12 with Jacob Swift

Led P1 + 3. Abbed off after P3.
Chris Manasseh - AltLd - 09/Sep/12 with John Armstrong

Chris
jvarmstrong - AltLd - 09/Sep/12

Hidden - 08/Sep/12

Hidden - Lead - 03/Sep/12

Unexpectedly good weather in the evening, and what a nice climb to enjoy it with.
thecurlyone - AltLd O/S - 14/Aug/12 with Rich Gentry

SAF - 2nd - 09/Aug/12 with Mark

ldadams - Lead O/S - Aug/12 with Rob Fowler

3rd
bwestwood - Lead - 31/Jul/12 with Ben Smedley

Another classic climb, loved the exposure of the left step out/traverse on the 3rd pitch.
Skullfire - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/12 with Jun Minohara

Mackinclimb - AltLd - 15/Jul/12

Dan Vaj - 2nd O/S - 06/Jun/12 with James Machaffie

efrance24234 - Lead O/S - 28/May/12

Lead pitches 1 & 3. First two pitches felt like HS climbing. Third pitch a little more challenging as not much gear for the traverse moves left. Large loose block halfway up the third pitch (although wasn't obvious until I had passed it). Good route. Phantom Rib slightly better.
Big Lee - AltLd O/S - 26/May/12 with Mike Lelliot

Led P2
MikeLell - AltLd O/S - 26/May/12 with Lee Harrison

Hidden - AltLd - 24/May/12

Lead on 2nd. Good 3rd pitch. Watch out for large loose juggy spike (2'x1') about 5 metres after stance on third pitch. If that thing goes its landing straight on the belayer.
Double Knee Bar - AltLd O/S - 20/May/12 with Iain

paddy1024 - Lead O/S - 16/May/12

joeruckus - 2nd - 11/May/12

Led P1 and P3. Rain and hail!
EllieWoods - AltLd O/S - 06/May/12 with Lucy

I led P1&2 together, Dan did P3.
treg - AltLd O/S - 05/May/12 with Dan Osbaldeston

Hidden - Lead - 05/May/12

matt lead 1&2. i lead 3, awesome exposed climbing on pitch 3. dont mind the waterfall on pitch 1 its short lived.
DanOsb - AltLd - 05/May/12

LouMullen - 2nd β - 29/Mar/12 with Garry Smith, Mark Gylby

Hidden - Lead - 28/Mar/12

Did first 4c pitch of Spectre then, into this as a nice warm down. Also seconded Ollie on SS SPecial and The Stebbing. Nice to revisit them on the blunt end.
Duncan Campbell - AltLd O/S - 25/Mar/12 with Ollie B

Hidden - 25/Mar/12

In one pitch upto P2 ab
Ollie B - Lead O/S - 25/Mar/12 with D.Campbell

Hexman - 2nd - 24/Mar/12 with EdO, Andy Holder

Stumpyham - Lead O/S - 18/Mar/12 with Jody Vallance

Hidden - 14/Mar/12

Harri777 - AltLd - 11/Mar/12 with Danushka, jt

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 11/Mar/12

Yong_Welsh - Lead O/S - 02/Mar/12 with Harry, Tom

Hidden - Lead - 25/Feb/12

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Feb/12

Led P1 and 3. Alarming loose block on 3.
cmsg - AltLd O/S - 15/Jan/12 with Llewelyn Thomas

A Crook - AltLd rpt - 15/Jan/12 with Dom Stockton

Dom Whillans - AltLd - 15/Jan/12 with a.crook

Darron - 2012

TheAndyBarker - 2012

TheAndyBarker - 2012

davidtrelawnyross - 2012

Hidden - 2012

alan moore - 2012

bwestwood - 2012

Stewart Armstrong - 2012

JamesP - 2012

goadventure1 - 2012

goadventure1 - 2012

captain dringo - 2012

captain dringo - 2012

Hidden - 2012

cballard - 2012

Hidden - 2012

Tony Kartawick - 2012

Owen_P - 2012

cballard - 2012

matt perks - 2012

Stone Idol - 2012

Stone Idol - 2012

Hidden - Lead - 2012

roberts1234567890 - AltLd O/S - 14/Nov/11 with Simon Van Dam

SimonvanDam - AltLd - 14/Nov/11 with Matt Roberts

melonmike - Lead O/S - 06/Nov/11 with Ewan Chamings

1st/3rd pitch, 1st was drippin wet
Jams Crwca - AltLd O/S - 05/Nov/11 with Justin

bwestwood - Lead - 03/Oct/11

kristinawe - 2nd - 29/Sep/11

Bennykr - AltLd O/S - 28/Sep/11 with Sam Thame

wet first 10m after that very nice climbing
scottski - Lead β - 27/Sep/11

Great lead by Lee,first 2 pitchs certainly not in the lee, of hurricane katia's wind n rain. 3rd pitch good too.
adi bryant - AltLd O/S - 13/Sep/11 with Lee

mr mills - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/11 with dionne

Tom Cox - 2nd O/S - 01/Sep/11

Pitches 1 + 2
stonemikey - AltLd - 01/Sep/11 with Dom Gill

Dagash - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/11

SteveJCox - 2nd - 01/Sep/11

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Sep/11

First pitch a little damp. Jonathen climbed very well. Climbed all pitches and descended the gully - would not do this in the rain! Went back to Ynys for lunch!
Falko - Lead rpt - 31/Aug/11 with Jonathan Rech

dpiddock - AltLd O/S - 29/Aug/11 with Tom Jones

With Dan. I lead pitches 1 & 3.
tsjx - AltLd O/S - 29/Aug/11

Pitch 4 not worth bothering with, had to down climb it anyway to get back to abseil point after aborting on wet sketchy gully descent
claregardiner - Lead - 29/Aug/11

richyg - 29/Aug/11

arthurraffle98 - AltLd - 28/Aug/11 with Tim Raffle

Lawrie Brand - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/11 with Joe

kirsten - 2nd - 17/Aug/11 with John Kettle, Emily Carr

Felt tricky after all the easier routes!
Alex Thompson - AltLd O/S - 14/Aug/11 with Jon Thompson

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 05/Aug/11

good last pitch.
willoates - AltLd O/S - 05/Aug/11 with Iona, Lotta

Hidden - AltLd - 05/Aug/11

Nice top pitch
jezb1 - AltLd - 03/Aug/11

Hidden - AltLd - Aug/11

vertically_challenged - AltLd O/S - 31/Jul/11

Classic. Led pitched 1 and 3. Windy conditions made pitch 3 exciting!
skippyridgway - AltLd β - 31/Jul/11 with Ali Thomas

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 24/Jul/11

Led in 2 pitches, led 1st.
Sophie Nunn - AltLd O/S - 24/Jul/11 with Pete S

alexjz - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/11 with Brecht Morris

Hidden - AltLd - 23/Jul/11

Hidden - AltLd - 23/Jul/11

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 10/Jul/11

Forced climb to retrieve ropes left over night on Spectre from ab. decent.
Dibdawg - AltLd O/S - 10/Jul/11 with Terry Smith, Mark Sheridan

whiting.jp - AltLd - 10/Jul/11 with jamesca

jasonpm - AltLd - 04/Jul/11 with Arla IMC, Steve IMC

Different Steve - AltLd rpt - 04/Jul/11 with Jason, Ala

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Jul/11

hazeysunshine - AltLd O/S - 02/Jul/11 with Helen L

bit damp
Dan Geh - AltLd O/S - 28/Jun/11 with Thomas Geh

tgeh - AltLd O/S - 28/Jun/11 with dan geh

Hidden - AltLd - 25/Jun/11

did pitch 1 and half of second. Rained off at the top of P2
Anthony Dixon - AltLd - 21/Jun/11

Blurgy319 - Lead rpt - 18/Jun/11 with Dave Gleave

joeydurkin - AltLd - 14/Jun/11 with Andy w

chris687 - AltLd O/S - 13/Jun/11 with Gareth Steel

garethsteel - AltLd O/S - 13/Jun/11 with chris687

lilliyan - 10/Jun/11 with Ewan

benchwarmer - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/11 with Lizzie

lead middle pitch
Simon Cahill - AltLd O/S - 09/Jun/11 with Sam Benson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/11

Did it in 2 pitch's
smallerrich - AltLd O/S - 04/Jun/11 with Dan R

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/11

matthias13 - AltLd - 28/May/11 with wirralclimber1984

wirralclimber1984 - AltLd O/S - 28/May/11 with richard matthias

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/May/11

Pitch 2 for me this time.
ritchierich - AltLd rpt - 03/May/11 with Andy McQue

P2
Noodles - AltLd - 03/May/11 with Ben Cook

kdalzell - AltLd - 03/May/11 with Neil Pope

Hidden - AltLd - 03/May/11

Ian JL - Lead O/S - 01/May/11 with Beth Frampton

Hidden - 2nd - 01/May/11

Clarky10 - May/11 with Ben Matthews

lead in 2 pitches. First was wet and unpleasant, second was well protected and had nice moves.
pawelx - AltLd O/S - 30/Apr/11

The Bad Cough - Lead rpt - 27/Apr/11 with Michael Clayton, John Sealey

First two pitches to retreive some gear out of Spectre after someone had a leader fall.
The Bad Cough - 2nd rpt - 27/Apr/11 with John Sealey

jon22 - 2nd - 27/Apr/11 with The Bad Cough

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/11

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 23/Apr/11

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 22/Apr/11

cem - AltLd rpt - 22/Apr/11 with Dave Amos

Col Kingshott - AltLd O/S - 22/Apr/11

Daymo - AltLd O/S - 21/Apr/11 with DJ

deejmonkey - AltLd O/S - 21/Apr/11 with Damian

let pitch 3 and 4
Sam Marland - AltLd O/S - 17/Apr/11 with Andy Barnes

Andy_B39 - AltLd O/S - 17/Apr/11 with Sam Marland

With Dan Wilson. Sunny day, great climb - bit damp at start. Abseil off (50 metres to ground ledge)
carlh - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/11

stevepotter - AltLd - 16/Apr/11 with Aaron V

avin_a_look - AltLd O/S - 16/Apr/11 with Steve Potter

First pitch was wet, second is polished and the third is bold. Despite all this its a very good route!
Ceridwen - AltLd O/S - 10/Apr/11 with Heather

Marks one thousandth different climb!!!
Blurgy319 - 2nd O/S - 08/Apr/11 with Mark Freestone

david morse - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/11 with Lawrence

HIGHTOWER - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/11 with Mark Amyes

Katy Nelson - AltLd - Apr/11 with Josh

myoung - AltLd O/S - 27/Mar/11 with Heather

hetaher - AltLd rpt - 27/Mar/11 with Mark

gd303uk - AltLd O/S - 24/Mar/11 with Duncan martin, Dave Bennet

daveyb - 24/Mar/11 with duncan martin, gd303uk

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 23/Mar/11

Hidden - 2011

adie84 - 2011

brianrunner - 2011

jon59 - 2011

Hidden - 2011

PAJames - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Bob - 2011

birdie num num - 2011

David Smith - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

ColinD - 2011

Hidden - 2011

rurp - Lead - 2011

pasbury - 2011

Mark Salter - 2011

Tobias at Home - 2011

Tobias at Home - 2011

with gavin, boots, steep thrutchy
alasdair19 - 2011

Hidden - 2011

djromberg - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - AltLd - 2011

james chesmer - AltLd O/S - 2011 with Ben Barton

Ala the 'cat' Piatkowska - 2nd - 2011 with Steve Culverhouse

Callum T - 06/Nov/10 with Libby Southgate, Steve Mullan

First outdoor trad! Steve and Callum alt/lead (Led 1 pitch of a different climb up to a tree on the left of the climb's base afterwards, no idea what it was called though.)
LibS - 2nd O/S - 06/Nov/10 with Steve Mullan, Callum Tayor

Katex - AltLd O/S - 25/Oct/10 with Simon Edwards

Steve Woollard - AltLd - 17/Oct/10 with Lou Reynolds, Steve Price

Paul Bailey - 2nd - 13/Oct/10

good climb hardest id done so far got me away from the easier grades and let me know what i should be climbing
minus273degrees - 2nd dnf - 10/Oct/10 with timboroo

Scotsken - Oct/10

Lee Groves - AltLd O/S - Oct/10 with Charlie Allington

r.greaves - 2nd - 26/Sep/10 with neil, aled davies

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 18/Sep/10

Darrell Read - AltLd - 04/Sep/10 with Simon Hall

Hidden - AltLd - 04/Sep/10

MC
Jen Crook - AltLd - 02/Sep/10 with Will Marshall

Keith Jones - AltLd - 01/Sep/10 with Chris

me p1 + p3, keith p2
christoph owen - AltLd O/S - 01/Sep/10 with Keith jones

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/10

Traversed in from the top of P2 of Spectre.
Steve Waters, Mynydd - 2nd - 30/Aug/10 with Mike Tempest

Abevan - AltLd rpt - 30/Aug/10 with Andy Wright

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 15/Aug/10

Dazzlin - 2nd - 15/Aug/10 with Nick Harvey, Ross Davidson

Hidden - Lead dnf - 14/Aug/10

nigsims - 2nd O/S - 14/Aug/10 with Nig Caton

Lead the first pitch, Tony the 2nd and Alan the 3rd
chri55ie - AltLd - 13/Aug/10 with Tony Marchant, Alan Gill

JasonV - AltLd O/S - 25/Jul/10 with Mike Doyle

Led second pitch.
Goody - AltLd O/S - 23/Jul/10 with Howard Jones

I led the first (crux) and third pitches. Excellent throughout, with some tricky moves. Abbed off the tree after Pitch 3, because that's where the Pokketz guide says it finishes.
Howard J - AltLd O/S - 23/Jul/10 with Dave Goodman

Ewan Russell - Solo rpt - 21/Jul/10 with Myself!

We did the route in two pitches as a warm up. Only just makes VS due to a couple of bold feeling exposed moves. Gear sound and climbing enjoyable.
climbinmunkey - AltLd O/S - 27/Jun/10 with Ken

Hidden - Lead - 27/Jun/10

carl_123 - AltLd O/S - 27/Jun/10

Elizabeth Noyes - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/10

s.c.white - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/10

Peter Metcalfe - AltLd - 20/Jun/10 with Cath Sullivan

wilchivs - AltLd O/S - 19/Jun/10 with Liv Pearson

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 19/Jun/10

Lenny - AltLd O/S - 17/Jun/10 with Phil

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 16/Jun/10

stuart34 - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/10 with tim ashlin

A bit of a long one. A struggle of a lead not helped by a team climbing onto the wrong line from Phantom Rib
gilbert - 2nd rpt - 12/Jun/10 with Joe RAFMA

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 12/Jun/10

Lead P3. Pretty poorly protected and probably why the route as a whole gets VS. Not sure why it's in classic rock though - fairly average.
Wilbur - AltLd O/S - 12/Jun/10 with Caine

twodada - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/10 with Steve GH

Dunx - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/10 with Joe M

joeym - AltLd - 04/Jun/10 with duncan curry

quite easy for VS
viking - AltLd O/S - Jun/10 with wilbur

Hidden - AltLd - Jun/10

steve prior - AltLd - Jun/10 with Andy C

ian caton - 2nd rpt - 31/May/10 with Abi

Abi Chard - Lead O/S - 31/May/10 with Ian

Lead 2nd pitch, abbed off after 3rd.
Mr. K - AltLd O/S - 30/May/10 with James Rowe

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 28/May/10

Hidden - 2nd - 28/May/10

Hidden - Lead - 27/May/10

Jillybean - AltLd - 20/May/10 with Martyn

P1,P3 P3 = Bold
Noodles - AltLd - 20/May/10 with Jill Reinsch

P2
groovy_nut - AltLd rpt - 17/May/10 with Matt K

WMC Classic Rock weekend: Nea. Four vastly contrasting pitches. P3 steep, poorly protected and possibly loose. Reversed top pitch and abseiled off the tree.
Monkey_Alan - Lead O/S - 16/May/10 with Thomas Vaughan

tev - 2nd - 16/May/10 with Alan B

bigbobbyking - AltLd O/S - 15/May/10 with Ian Faulkner

ian d f - AltLd O/S - 15/May/10 with Robert King

Hidden - Lead - 13/May/10

Gareth Pritchard - AltLd O/S - 09/May/10 with Huw Cropper

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

Andy Butler - Lead O/S - May/10

Graham Westbrook - AltLd - May/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/10

pete1993 - 24/Apr/10

Hidden - AltLd - 22/Apr/10

joe1979 - AltLd - 22/Apr/10

Lead pitches 2 and 4; Steve lead 1 and 3
philgriffiths - AltLd - 18/Apr/10 with Steve Taylor

Si dH - AltLd rpt - 12/Apr/10 with Robin Macintosh

Liam FLeming - 12/Apr/10 with james hayward

First two pitches only (strung together)
Bex_M - 2nd O/S - 11/Apr/10 with Andy Saxby, Claire Ellwood

aipattison - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/10 with Alex Yare

Yetiyare - 2nd O/S - 09/Apr/10 with Alex Pattison

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Apr/10

martinazando - AltLd O/S - 28/Mar/10 with Poppy Klen

alancash100 - AltLd - 2010

did in two pitches. Major rope drag on end of 1st pitch after a short runner before right move around bulge
krusty23 - Lead - 2010 with Janek

31770 - 2010 with Ian Johnson

centurion05 - 2010

DuckingFesperate - Lead - 2010

Hidden - 2010

Ken Taylor - 2010

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 2010

sgl0jd - 2010

soph - 2010

Very cold day. First pitch was wet. Still enjoyable though.
adamscottthomas - Lead rpt - 12/Dec/09 with Luke

Lead pitch 2, Abseil after pitch 3
danleyden - AltLd - 17/Oct/09 with Jenny James

PaulHarris - AltLd - 03/Oct/09

wolf.leeb - Lead O/S - Oct/09

RD P1 and P3, Martin P2 - then abseil descent
rd20 - AltLd O/S - 27/Sep/09 with Martin

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/Sep/09

smolders - AltLd O/S - 27/Sep/09 with Robert D

a big jump into climbing after nearly 6 weeks. An epic.
ungracefulathlete - 2nd O/S - 26/Sep/09 with Tim C

Did in 4 pitches, 1st belay is very cramped, would be better to link pitches 1 & 2 although communication & rope drag would be a problem. Pitch 1 was steep and easy with a tricky move going around the rib near the top.I thought pitch 2 was the most awkward, not many positive holds when you want them. Pitch 3 was steep with nice climbing on really positive holds and is much easier than it looks from below, however there are no worthwhile runners until a vertical crack near the top, watch out for some very wobbly blocks on this pitch! Pitch 4 is short and easy, not really worth the effort, better to abb off at the top of pitch 3. We took a look at the descent gully which looked very slippery, so down climbed last pitch and abbed off. Although a good and varied climb and well worth doing, not really deserving of its classic status.
asmith37 - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/09 with Bex Leigh

mikeshewring - AltLd O/S - 25/Sep/09

Essentially led the whole thing due to a touch of blondeness and missing the first belay.
groovy_nut - Lead O/S - 18/Sep/09 with Patrick

(PYB Lead Climbing Coaching, Guide: Mark Reeves)
Mr G - AltLd O/S - 13/Sep/09 with O

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Sep/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - Sep/09

I can only really remember the last pitch and the Ab down. The last pitch was def the best :)
SaraKaikk - 2nd - Sep/09 with Keri

Hidden - AltLd - Sep/09

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Aug/09

v.easy for grade and nothing special for it's classic rock status. Pitch 3 slightly bold, but loads of good holds, which is probably why it's VS.
mark4344 - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/09 with Michel and james

mmm
cooper leek - AltLd O/S - 06/Aug/09 with crucko

Took wrong route for third pitch
sam820 - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/09 with Clive Stevens

Clivest - 2nd - 02/Aug/09 with Sam Davis

Boris p1&p2&p4, Neil p3
BorisVBlade - AltLd O/S - 01/Aug/09 with Neil Dowse

Led P3
Neil D - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/09 with Boriz Korzh

Ows - AltLd - Aug/09

A late evening climb. I led pitch 2. Abbed off from the top of pitch 3 just as it started getting dark. A great route! Pitch lengths don't seem to quite match up with description in Ground Up.
CathS - AltLd O/S - 24/Jul/09 with Kev Bowser

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 24/Jul/09

In two pitches. Admittedly quite damp but didn't feel like a classic. Unbalanced in its current state.
Stig - AltLd O/S - 23/Jul/09 with Chris

Consider abseiling: the descent to the left (looking in) is miserable. I understand there was a fatality here not so long ago and it was clear how that could happen judging by what it was like in the wet.
chrishedgehog - AltLd - 23/Jul/09 with James

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/09

lovely evening climb! F15 down the pass???
gilbert - 2nd - 08/Jul/09 with Stu Harth

Audrey @ The Castle - Lead O/S - Jul/09

chrisallan - AltLd O/S - Jul/09

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 28/Jun/09

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 26/Jun/09

Fast ascent after 8pm. The new (4c) Pitch 3's lack of gear scared me more than the Wild Mouse at Blackpool! Descent via gully watercourse twas tricky
jimorothy - AltLd - 19/Jun/09 with Rachel Crolla

Liam FLeming - AltLd - 16/Jun/09 with karen dalzell

Marti999 - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/09

briar4012 - 2nd O/S - 12/Jun/09 with Marti

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

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 05/Jun/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/09

Did 2nd pitch.
ritchierich - AltLd rpt - 31/May/09 with Wyn Price

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/May/09

Keith Jones - Lead - 26/May/09 with ali, Dilwyn

Em66 - Lead O/S - 25/May/09 with Mat

CharlieMack - AltLd O/S - 24/May/09 with Matt Watkins

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/May/09

I got the first and third pitch, cracking route, very pleasant!
JDSwain - AltLd O/S - 11/May/09 with Sally Lisle

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 03/May/09

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 02/May/09

I did the 1st and 3rd pitch. Abseiled after this. Fantastic climb.
fizzychewitt - AltLd - 23/Apr/09 with Jayne

existing debt - 23/Apr/09 with Iain a

Hidden - AltLd - 23/Apr/09

catblack - Lead - 18/Apr/09

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 15/Apr/09

Great route, first pitch was a bit wet but still fine. Second pitch was quite low in the grade. Last pitch was great. Exposed, limited gear. But still loads of fun. Ab off after this pitch (ab point at topof pitch 3) if you top out of the crag, only safe desent was a long walk out to wastad (skylon/wrinkle)
Dynosoar - Lead - 12/Apr/09 with Sally Enwhistle

Brilliant last pitch.
Morgan Woods - AltLd O/S - 12/Apr/09 with Blaine

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 05/Apr/09

led p2, abseiled off from the top of P3
debbien1 - AltLd O/S - 05/Apr/09 with Joe

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 01/Apr/09

nice route!
adam06 - AltLd - 19/Mar/09 with chris white and Hilary Theaker

hils theaker - 2nd - 19/Mar/09 with Adam + Chris

The Bad Cough - AltLd O/S - 16/Mar/09 with John Nesbitt, Chris Minnett

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 16/Mar/09

gravity - 2nd dog - 14/Mar/09 with Hugh and David

Lead 2nd pitch
cavemancolumbus - AltLd O/S - Mar/09 with dan

popov86 - AltLd - Mar/09

Rob84 - Lead O/S - 22/Feb/09 with Chris & Jack

Loved this climb, finished by absailing down. Awesome
Chris_Stroud - 2nd O/S - 22/Feb/09 with Rob Dyer, Jack Appleby

en7edh - 2nd - 2009

MarkFoster - 2009

Seymore Butt - 2009

Sally Lisle - 2009

sionjosh - 2009

wilkie14c - 2009

popov86 - AltLd - 2009

pad-rat - Lead - 17/Oct/08

Led all four pitches. Sun. Nice.
kleinej - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/08 with Adam

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 27/Sep/08

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

Keith Jones - AltLd - 24/Sep/08 with ali, David

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 24/Sep/08

Led top pitch, easy for VS.
Swirly - AltLd O/S - 21/Sep/08 with Dale and Nia

GPN - AltLd - 20/Sep/08 with Annette

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 20/Sep/08

Very wet at the bottom. Ran p1 & 2 together. Rather easy for VS, but pleasant.
net - Lead - 20/Sep/08 with George

ewen - AltLd O/S - 23/Aug/08 with cat

I led the first and fourth pitch. First pitch was quite wet but had positive holds so felt safe enough. Definately worth abseiling off, we went left and downclimbed right of the gully. Bad idea.
rob wmc - AltLd O/S - 02/Aug/08 with Alex WW

crag_monster - Lead - Aug/08

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 27/Jul/08

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/Jul/08

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 21/Jul/08

Led P1 & P3
Jim Slater - AltLd O/S - 20/Jul/08 with Alan

Hidden - AltLd - 29/Jun/08

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 29/Jun/08

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 28/Jun/08

simonfife - AltLd O/S - 28/Jun/08 with Steve Crossley

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 15/Jun/08

jeffb - AltLd O/S - 13/Jun/08 with andy g

mjeffery - AltLd O/S - 11/Jun/08

First 2 pitches only, then abseiled off.
leonjones - AltLd - 08/Jun/08 with Phil Barley

irish paul - AltLd - 07/Jun/08 with Sarah Joyce

Led pitches 1 and 3, abbed from the tree. Pitch 3 in particular is awesome.
victim of mathematics - AltLd O/S - 01/Jun/08 with Mark (Refugee)

Abseiled off after pitch 3. I found the description of pitch 3 in "North Wales Rock" a little misleading. The description in the "Llanberis Pass" guidebook makes more sense (oh, and I have been up Nea before!). Yes, a small-ish rock spike a couple of moves up pitch 3 is indeed loose ... which I only found out when I put some gear behind it and then pulled up on it! It's still hanging around, so be aware!!
JiveWeasel - Lead - 22/May/08 with Mrs Weasel

Mrs Weasel - 2nd - 22/May/08 with JiveWeasel

Led pitches 3 and 4. 3rd pitch has loose rock on the right just before the traverse. D linked pitches 1 & 2.
mitch - AltLd O/S - 15/May/08 with Deirdre Ninaber

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 15/May/08

Renegade_Pony - 2nd - 15/May/08 with Owen Barnicott

Hidden - AltLd - 14/May/08

My first full lead on a VS! and a good long abseil down from the top.
si_green99 - Lead O/S - 05/May/08 with mike morgan

hetaher - Lead - 05/May/08 with My mum

Jim Walton - Lead - May/08

zchael6 - Lead - May/08

Hidden - Lead - May/08

johniebriggs - AltLd - Feb/08

Matt Vigg - 2008

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

Hidden - 2008

Hidden - AltLd - 2008

Hidden - 2008

LP all
barni - Lead O/S - 2008

Hidden - AltLd - 2008

Hidden - 2008

Marcus - 2008

MMC Annual Dinner
Rampikino - Lead - 17/Nov/07 with Cat

givemetea - AltLd O/S - 03/Nov/07 with Craig Jenkins

great fun, pitch 3 especially.
joe larner - Lead O/S - 24/Oct/07

Samsungl - 2nd - 24/Oct/07 with Joe Larner

Very nice climb! recomend absailing out as the walk/down climb out is horrible
tweedcore - Lead O/S - 21/Oct/07 with Jam/Toby

jambomotamops - AltLd O/S - 21/Oct/07 with Toby Vye, Owen Tweedie

Hjort - AltLd O/S - 21/Oct/07 with James Mortimer, Owen Tweedie

Hidden - Lead O/S - Oct/07

cem - AltLd O/S - 30/Sep/07 with Graham Dolman

Keith Jones - 2nd - 11/Sep/07 with David

Dave Westby - AltLd - 28/Aug/07 with Liam Gascon

Lead P3,4
OffshoreAndy - AltLd - 27/Aug/07 with NCC Kelvin

Theeni - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/07 with Matt Dalby

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 10/Aug/07

Hidden - AltLd - 10/Aug/07

Great abseil
cas smerdon - 2nd - 30/Jul/07 with Gary Thomas

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 19/Jul/07

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 19/Jul/07

Pete Horn - AltLd O/S - 23/Jun/07 with Pete A

Hidden - Lead - 06/Jun/07

the juicy dangler - AltLd O/S - 05/Jun/07 with carlene hill

Carly - AltLd O/S - 05/Jun/07 with Richard

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/07

vinspin - Jun/07 with steve

psychicbread - AltLd O/S - 25/May/07 with Max

sonnenstern - AltLd O/S - 23/May/07 with Will Malcolm

Sgt. Vest - AltLd O/S - 23/May/07 with sophie wilmes

Led pitches 1 and 3. Abbed off from the ledge. Loved the 3rd pitch - lots of exposure on a wall the guidebook correctly defines as "deceptively steep"
Caralynh - AltLd - 20/May/07 with cider nut

toasted - AltLd - 20/May/07 with Charlie Shufflebotham

ritchierich - AltLd - 04/May/07 with Steve Joynson

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 04/May/07

Hidden - AltLd O/S - May/07

Did in 2 with a grassy scramble one at the top. 1st was quite awkward, the way I went after the chimney felt bold and hard for 4b
Cardi - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/07 with Pete D

mje1398 - AltLd O/S - 10/Apr/07 with Dom

Another consistent route. S/L/S/L
KeithW - AltLd O/S - 08/Apr/07 with Corky

MikeLeeds - AltLd - 07/Apr/07 with John Forrester

MikeT - AltLd O/S - Apr/07 with SP, TP

brighters - 2007

Samsungl - 2007 with Joe Larner

Climbed in 2 pitches
Samsungl - 2007

Joe Costello - 2007

matthewjc - AltLd - 2007 with Nigel

steve2006 - Lead - 2007

peter myers - Lead - 2007 with Simon Bennet

tumbling wizard - Lead - 2007

richardr - Oct/06

John Southworth - 2nd O/S - Sep/06 with Vicky Munn

Si dH - AltLd O/S - 05/Aug/06 with Neil Furniss

JGW - AltLd - Aug/06 with Matt Tilley

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/06

Hidden - AltLd - 23/Jul/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/06

I led 1st and 2nd pitches run together. Nice climb, probably doesn't warrant VS though.
adamscottthomas - AltLd O/S - 14/Jul/06 with Rob Mead

Lovely climb. At easier end of VS.
bob3141 - AltLd O/S - 14/Jul/06 with Adam Thomas

sammoore - Lead O/S - Jul/06 with Will Sutcliffe

I lead pitches 1, 2, 3,4. Lead pitch 5.
PenJD - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/06 with Lianna and Ketch

Heavy rain meant we had to beat a retreat!!
dicky79 - AltLd dnf - 18/Jun/06 with Pete

dan gibson - Solo O/S - 07/Jun/06

Lovely... a multipitch climb after work watching the sunset!!! nice position... nice n easy climbing.. fab apres-graft relaxant!!!
PWEI_fan - AltLd O/S - 01/Jun/06 with Ad Powers

Slightly damp in the groove on the first pitch but dry above. Absorbing climbing and a cheeky exposed third pitch which got the heart racing a little too well. Ian linked pitches 1 and 2 and I led 3 and 4. Superb.
Joyce - AltLd O/S - 30/Apr/06

Did as two pitches. I took the first 2 and Andy got the fantastic 3rd pitch as well as the 4th. Git.
Irk the Purist - AltLd O/S - 30/Apr/06 with Andy

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

Nice route, 3rd pich was a bit run out
urbanmonkey - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/06 with Cath Bilson

shaun walby - AltLd O/S - 29/Apr/06 with Chris Tan

Hidden - AltLd - 21/Apr/06

Strange little creature - 2nd O/S - Apr/06 with SimonSanders

beardy mike - Lead O/S - 2006 with Matt Bengy

Ian McNeill - 2006

Hidden - 2006

Hidden - 2006

mikelaing - 2006

Hidden - Lead - 2006

Hidden - 2006

alpinismo.uk - 2006

rob.grafton - AltLd - 2006 with Bruce

Luke Brooks - Lead O/S - Nov/05 with Melanie Clayton

petebale2000 - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/05

Very Busy!
petebale2000 - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/05

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 19/Jun/05

BALD EAGLE - AltLd - 10/Jun/05 with Will Wykes, Christian Darr

Hidden - AltLd - May/05

On PyB course. Partner led final pitch
Stone_donkey - Lead - May/05

wirralclimber1984 - Lead O/S - May/05 with jerry

tomkhoward - AltLd O/S - 30/Apr/05 with John Spear

Tom M Williams - AltLd O/S - Apr/05

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - 2005

Although it's one of the easiest VSs, the crux moves made the onsight solo a bit tenuous because I was only leading 4c at the time.
Nigel Mackwood - Solo O/S - 2005

Hidden - AltLd - Jun/04

tlr - AltLd - Jun/04 with Pom

Gman - AltLd - Jun/04 with James

Hidden - Lead - 31/May/04

Hidden - Lead - May/04

Dave Mason - Lead O/S - Apr/04 with Trev Tatler

John Kettle - AltLd - 2004

keith leonard - 2004

Can't remember if I lead any pitches or not. With dad's mate(name escapes me)
Ewan Russell - 2004 with Mike(Dad)

Hidden - AltLd - 10/Nov/03

SteveM - AltLd - 09/Nov/03 with Tobs

richardlong78 - 05/Sep/03 with Willie MacRitchie

Well bit exposed now most of the chimney has fallen off
A Crook - AltLd O/S - 14/Aug/03 with Pat Boothman

Lead pitches 1 and 3
Alaric - AltLd O/S - 05/Jul/03 with Patrick R

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Jul/03

Tim W - AltLd O/S - 07/Jun/03 with Cat

Mark Riley - AltLd O/S - Jun/03 with Stuart Greenall

John HW - AltLd - Jun/03 with Cath and Jill

BIgYeti86 - AltLd - Jun/03

Joe Brown abbed past me, and Hanna met him at the bottom.
Darragh - May/03 with Hanna & Sonja

Hidden - AltLd - 05/Apr/03

with stitches in foot
The Pylon King - AltLd O/S - Apr/03 with Laura

Chesh - Lead - 2003 with Mash

Hidden - AltLd - 2003

akhughes - 2003

DerwentDiluted - AltLd - Nov/02 with J. Ellson

Hidden - Lead - 26/Aug/02

nige pacer - AltLd O/S - Jul/02

Julie Carroll - 2nd - 10/May/02 with Pete Richardson

J1PEF - 2002

Hidden - 2nd - Jun/01

FrankW - AltLd O/S - 01/Oct/00 with Joe

sims - Lead O/S - Aug/00 with Nick

Hammy - AltLd - 07/Jun/00 with Jim Evans

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Apr/00

Hidden - 28/Apr/00

MoWalker3 - AltLd - 01/Jan/00

Hidden - AltLd - 2000

kitkat78 - AltLd - 2000 with Gavin E

Hidden - 2000

Ed Booth - Lead O/S - 2000

bullybones - 2000

Dave Toseland - Lead O/S - 2000 with Bill

marcoleptic - AltLd - 2000 with Moley

runestone - 2000

Derek Ryden - Solo rpt - 2000

Matt Tranter - 2000

Matt Tranter - 2000

TobyA - AltLd O/S - 21/Nov/99 with Stuart Adams

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/99

Hidden - AltLd - 21/Aug/99

Hidden - AltLd β - Jul/99

Ab off @ tree
YnysHir - 2nd O/S - 16/May/99

dickypips - AltLd O/S - 1999 with john richards

dickypips - Lead rpt - 1999

pigeonjim - 1999

haydng - 1999

RobSimmo - AltLd O/S - 18/Aug/98 with Jon Berry

kato'sdad - AltLd - 18/Aug/98 with Rob Simpson

stokienomad - Lead - 30/May/98

rachm2004 - 2nd - 01/May/98 with Ian L

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 1998

zero six - Lead O/S - 1998

Julian Wedd - 1998

ColdAndWet - Lead - 1998

Hidden - Lead - 05/Jun/97

frost - Jun/97

John Pickles - AltLd O/S - 03/May/97 with Dave Elliot

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 10/Apr/97

Hidden - Solo - 20/Sep/96

five - AltLd O/S - Aug/96

buxtoncoffeelover - 2nd - 07/Jul/96

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 1996

A good first VS.
BenTiffin - Lead - 14/Dec/95 with John Wheeler

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 19/Oct/95

Budge - AltLd O/S - Jul/95 with Richard Teed

JiveWeasel - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/95 with Kate S

danm - 1995

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 1995

Abbed off after pitch 2.
Tom Vivian - AltLd - 23/Sep/94

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Aug/94

colin milton - AltLd - 17/Jun/94 with eric milton

ste_d - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/94 with mik

mikedelderfield - AltLd O/S - 11/Jun/94 with Steven Delderfield

Tenko - AltLd O/S - 08/Jun/94 with Kev Wilson

auld al - AltLd O/S - May/94

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 26/Mar/94

Hidden - AltLd - 20/Mar/94

Hangover. Very wet.
NeilGriffiths - AltLd - 01/Jan/94 with Simon Bennett

Hidden - Lead - 1994

smudge - Lead O/S - 1994

stokienomad - 1994

And Debs.
BigHairyIan - AltLd O/S - 24/Oct/93 with Tufty (Stewart Moffat)

Cowflinger - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/93

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 01/May/93

Pete_Frost - Solo O/S - 15/Apr/93

Mike_T0501 - AltLd O/S - 26/Mar/93

DavPk - AltLd - 1993 with Gareth Wood

Hidden - Solo - 1993

With Doug ? First VS lead. Climbed after party in front hit ground on rope stretch after gear ripped. Winded but OK. Squashed sandwiches in rucksack.
iskra2000 - Lead - 1993 with Paul Woodcock

Paul Clarke - AltLd - 1993 with .?, Tim White, Nick Dalzell

Ian Archer - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/92 with Peter Horton

Chris Ellis - AltLd O/S - 23/May/92 with Ernie Horrocks

My first climb in Wales and the name of my daughter
jacque - AltLd - May/92 with Roger Martin

WB - 1992

Andy Chubb - Lead - 01/Sep/91 with Dave Higham

Duncan I - AltLd - Jul/91 with Simon Hunter

AdmWlr - Lead O/S - 1991

timreynolds - AltLd - 29/Sep/90 with Andy Phillips

mattnuttall - Lead - 14/Aug/90 with Steve Prior, Alan Holden

Hidden - Lead - 05/Aug/90

Hidden - AltLd - 13/Jul/90

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 06/Jul/90

rogerskews - Lead - 06/Jul/90 with Phil

Hidden - AltLd - 01/Apr/90

lithos - Mar/90

rilem - 2nd - 1990 with Ian W

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1990

Hidden - 1990

phardman - 1990

alan moore - 1990

Steve Lenartowicz - 1990

Hidden - 1990

Andy Say - Solo - 19/Oct/89

Steve Crowe - 1989

Ran into 2 pitches, I led first.
Iain Thow - AltLd - 26/Nov/88 with Nick Hunt

We set off from the car at 6.30 when the rain got a little lighter. It soon came back, heavy as ever. It was getting dark when we discovered that the last pitch had fallen off. After some consequent excitement, two rather soggy climbers just made last orders at the Vaynol.
Tony Buckley - AltLd - Jul/88 with Richard Brockman

cragspud - Lead O/S - Jul/88

Budge - AltLd O/S - Jun/88 with Richard Teed

Jelly Mould Surfer - Lead O/S - Jun/88

Hidden - AltLd - 28/May/88

Raggar - AltLd - 22/May/88 with Steve B

Hidden - AltLd - May/88

mark-abz - AltLd - 30/Apr/88 with Andy W

Paul Figg - Lead - Mar/88

AndyB123 - Lead O/S - 1988

Hidden - Lead - 1988

malc - AltLd O/S - 30/Oct/87

sadams - Lead - 24/Oct/87 with LUMC Fresher's Meet

Yourlead - 2nd - Oct/87 with Harvey, John Sellers

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 04/Jul/87

Hidden - AltLd - Jul/87

biggianthead - 18/Jun/87 with M

Did this in the mid-late 80's. Glad I didn't lead top pitch. I think the original top pitch had only just fallen off then. First 2 pitches I rember as highly polished back then. Can only reiterate what an earlier logger has written :- "recomend absailing out as the walk/down climb out is horrible" Very, more dangerous unroped than the climb was roped.
jimslade - AltLd - Jun/87

A sense of history on this route..
Babika - Lead - May/87 with Ian Shore

?With Catherine Hammond, Stantonbury student.
Gary Coggon - Lead O/S - Jul/86

Hidden - AltLd - 29/Jun/86

neil3965 - 1986

Hidden - Lead - 1986

Richard Weller - 1986

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/85

Nick Biven - Lead O/S - 03/May/85

Ian Clare - 1985

nigehughes - AltLd - Sep/83 with Steve Nicholson

Mark Kemball - Lead - 22/Aug/83 with Bill Kemball

hazeysunshine - AltLd O/S - Aug/83 with Pete H

JohnHutch - Lead - 23/Jul/83 with L

charlesmfrench - Solo O/S - 15/Jul/83

Hidden - Lead - 10/Jul/83

pebblespanker - AltLd O/S - 21/Apr/83 with Simon Matthews

Melok - AltLd - 1983

AlanLittle - AltLd - Jun/82

Brian Wilderspin - AltLd - Feb/81 with Steve Gough

MikeDowsett - AltLd - 1981

RichardMc - Lead - 12/Jul/80 with Margaret Clennet, Pam Holt

philhilo - 2nd - Jul/80 with Dave or Hes? Pickup

RichardMc - Solo - 29/Jun/80

PaulHermes - 1980

robinsi197 - 1980 with Barbara

Chris Craggs - 1980

Hidden - Lead - 1980

Hidden - 1980

Hidden - 1980

Hidden - 1980

Neil R - AltLd - 01/Sep/79 with David M

Bruce Kerr - Lead - 15/Apr/79 with Brian Dick

Hidden - AltLd - 1979

jasper11 - 1979

Andy Fielding - AltLd - 23/Jul/78 with Mike Gilbert

Hammy - AltLd - 27/May/78 with Jonathon Stacey

babymoac - Lead - 29/Apr/78

Andy Chubb - Lead - 23/Sep/77 with Saxon Ridley

RichardMc - Lead - 03/Jul/77 with Mo Dunning

tapley - Lead - 21/Jul/76 with Alison Tapley

beaumap - AltLd - Jun/76 with Bernie Green

Down climb after Sickle
RichardMc - AltLd - 25/Aug/75 with Tony Sawyer

Hidden - AltLd - Aug/75

Ian Jones - Lead O/S - 1975 with Billy Jones

Mike Owen - Aug/74 with John Roberts

Rog Wilko - Lead - May/74 with Debbie Wilkinson

Nigel Bond - Lead - 01/Apr/74 with Dave Jolliffe

This was before the top pitch fell down,it was graded Severe then
Howard J - AltLd O/S - 1974 with Mike Crawley

petemeads - Lead - 1974

granitbahn - AltLd - 1974

On YHA climbing course, It was sever then before the top pitch fell down.
Brian Wilderspin - 2nd - Aug/73

pneame - Apr/73

Derek Ryden - AltLd O/S - Apr/73 with Geoff Riding

Bolt Phobia - 09/Mar/73

Hidden - Mar/73

Paula Hamilton-Gibson - AltLd - 1973 with Ed Thompson

John Stenhouse - AltLd - Sep/72 with John Offord

Tom V - 1972

eroica64 - Solo - 13/Oct/70

In wet conditions.
Gordon Stainforth - AltLd - 17/Jan/70 with Tim James

zukator - 1970

Repeat
Gordon Stainforth - AltLd - 30/Aug/69 with John Stainforth

eroica64 - Lead - 26/Jun/69 with Tony Mellor

mikej - AltLd - 26/May/69 with Wil Hurford

RichardMc - AltLd - 14/Apr/69 with Bill Grant

mikej - AltLd - 08/Mar/69 with Pete Kokolaar

Gordon Stainforth - AltLd - 10/Aug/68 with John Stainforth

mikej - Lead - 14/Jun/68 with Isabel Ross

My first ever climb in Wales. A good one to start!
Sean Kelly - AltLd - May/68 with Dick Curtis & Paul Chapman

RichardMc - Lead β - 17/Apr/68 with S Hotchkiss

RichardMc - AltLd - 13/Apr/68 with Tony Richards

Hidden - AltLd - 17/Sep/67

mikej - Lead - 22/Sep/66 with Ted Markham

eroica64 - Solo - 25/Jun/66

Hidden - Lead - 01/Jan/66

Hidden - Lead - 07/Nov/65

eroica64 - 2nd - Jul/65 with Steve from Cromlech Club

David Smith - May/63

Colin Mortlock led Bob Caulkwell and I
oldmanofmow - 2nd - 29/Jun/59

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