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Slape Direct** E2 5c

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[Slape Direct, 3 kb]Short and fierce. 20m. Gain the leftward slanting crack from the right. Climb past a small quartz ledge and make hard moves through a bulge. Finish more easily. © ROCKFAX

Ticklists: North Wales Rock Graded List, Alex's Wales ticklist.

Photo: Slape Direct © IanB
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 261 logbooks, and on 7 wishlists.

Hidden - TR - 12/Aug/14

Hidden - Lead dog - 31/Jul/14

Ed morris - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/14 with Jerry Handren

alexm198 - 2nd - 27/Jul/14 with Matt Harle

Matt Harle - 27/Jul/14

Rachel Slater - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/14 with Borg

found this hard
Hannes B - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/14 with wil

drysori - Lead - 25/Jul/14

Sat on a cam which popped. Bad fall and plenty of rope burn. Lots of lessons to learn from this one. Don't fancy doing something like that again.
Adam_42 - Lead dnf - 21/Jul/14 with Wil

Brilliant route, climbed really well
alexjz - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/14 with Gwen

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Jul/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/14

Hidden - 2nd dog - 12/Jul/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/14

mynyddresident - Jul/14 with KP

Felt quite easy for the grade but sadly I've been informed it just gets easier if you're really tall
Jack93 - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/14 with Jim Hulbert

One move wonder, but nice climbing.
spidermonkey09 - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/14 with Jack Knight

Kevster - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/14 with Nibs

Steve Crowe - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/14 with KM

Hidden - Lead rpt - 18/Jun/14

cat22 - 2nd - 12/Jun/14 with Mike

Hidden - Lead dog - 01/Jun/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/May/14

On a grigri...not as hard as I remembered
wi11 - TR rpt - 18/May/14 with Jack L, Anna G

JulesV - Lead rpt - 18/May/14

On Chris' gear - Stood on own quick draw instead of hold!
wolverine - Lead - 18/May/14 with Chris Coleman

Chris M - TR - 04/May/14

Cold damp and white fingers . No excuse really just need to try harder
Dave Almond - Lead dog - 02/May/14 with Dave Garry

Hidden - May/14

Roo123 - 2nd dog - 30/Apr/14

HAJ Francis - Lead O/S - Apr/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Mar/14

Hidden - 2014

mike mo - 2014

mike mo - 2014

mike mo - 2014

mike mo - 2014

mike mo - 2014

mike mo - 2014

tim newton - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/13 with gwen lancashire

Fell off!! foot slip but good to take a fall. Lead on si's gear after.
BenNorman - Lead - 01/Sep/13

brices - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/13 with Ben Norman

Easy when you go the right way
smallerrich - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/13

metal arms - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/13

Michael Allday - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/13

Rested on gear :-(
Shaw Brown - Lead - 03/Aug/13 with Judith Neaves

spidey - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/13 with mat lamb

Mattlamb90 - 2nd β - 21/Jul/13 with Ryan

wi11 - Lead rpt - 13/Jul/13 with Brian

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

wolf.leeb - 2nd rpt - 10/Jun/13 with Huw

Climber to crux and fell. Finished it.
Dan Vaj - TR dog - 07/Jun/13 with Matthew stygall

Tubs - Lead - 31/May/13 with AJM

Harder than it looks!
wi11 - Lead O/S - 25/May/13 with Gwen L

Chris Wright - Lead - 25/May/13

wolf.leeb - 2nd rpt - 20/May/13 with hosey

ksjs - Lead rpt - 07/May/13 with Rhys

Tim Rodgers - TR - 04/May/13 with Mike Lea

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/May/13

robin_hackney - 2nd O/S - 04/May/13 with Si

shed_hed - 2nd O/S - 01/May/13 with Dougie Swanson-Low

dswansonlow - Lead O/S - 01/May/13 with Darren McMaster

Uber pumped
BenRyle - Lead RP - 26/Feb/13 with Dan

Dan724 - 2nd rpt - 26/Feb/13 with Ben Ryle

Alex.M-M. - Lead dog - 22/Sep/12 with chris ripper

Hard work for a few moves.
Ed Babs - 2nd β - 09/Sep/12 with Iain Moodie

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

Dan724 - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/12 with Gareth James

Cardi - 2nd O/S - 26/Aug/12 with Dan

Jenny Crook - 2nd dog - 23/Aug/12 with Rob Patchett

guy757 - 14/Aug/12 with Vic

mikeshewring - Lead β - 06/Jun/12

Richard Kemble - 2nd O/S - 29/May/12 with Lewis G

wynaptomos - 2nd dog - 24/May/12

Attempted the pump by accident previously, much easier than that!
Ollie B - Lead O/S - 03/May/12 with L.Fleming

Stone Muppet - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/12

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Mar/12

ksjs - Lead rpt - 26/Mar/12 with goosebump

PaulTanton - 2nd O/S - 25/Mar/12 with Chris Reid

sam820 - Lead O/S - 23/Mar/12 with Rich

Hidden - 2012

Hidden - 2012

Tom Livingstone - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/11 with Owain Atkins

On Tom's Gear
owain86 - Lead β - 01/Oct/11 with Livingstone

Hidden - AltLd - 23/Sep/11

Hidden - Lead - Aug/11

gregoritos - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/11

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Jul/11

halla did brant direct afterwards
Ewan Russell - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/11 with Halla

Hidden - 2nd - 23/Jul/11

Ally Smith - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/11 with Curly Chris

Hidden - Lead - 23/Jul/11

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/11 with Felix Coxwell

mr mills - Lead rpt - 29/Jun/11 with sion

Matthew Robinson - TR - 11/Jun/11 with Nick

Lenny - TR dog - 04/Jun/11 with Les

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Apr/11

Pippa - Lead - 29/Apr/11 with Jon

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/11

wolf.leeb - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/11 with helen, nic

took one rest trying to power through crux. got wrong handed and still suffering from left wall syndrome the day before.
benkelsey - 2nd dog - 21/Apr/11 with Remus Knowles

Hidden - Lead RP - 21/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/11

barni - 2nd rpt - 29/Mar/11 with Liam fleming

I'm Hard
Liam FLeming - Lead β - 29/Mar/11 with barni

dan ely - Lead rpt - 29/Mar/11

Danjones - 2nd O/S - 29/Mar/11 with dan ely

Rory Shaw - Lead rpt - 22/Mar/11

a Pumpy little bastard
thetradlad - 2nd dog - 19/Mar/11 with Harry Thorpe

Fell off on the crux, pumpy!
Harry Thorpe - Lead dog - 19/Mar/11 with Jake Lodge

Rory Shaw - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

off balance crux.
samrad - Lead O/S - 20/Oct/10 with james G

Another fight, great line with tough crux
farmus21 - 2nd - 20/Oct/10 with Sam Radcliffe

Hidden - Lead dnf - 19/Aug/10

the crack on the crux was damp and i slipped out of it, got it from the ground next go
dave o - Lead - 16/Aug/10 with Julia H

dan gibson - Solo O/S - 16/Aug/10

Hidden - TR dog - 29/Jun/10

Chriswallis2 - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/10 with Anna

gd303uk - Lead dnf - 12/Jun/10 with John Rogers

John Lewis - 2nd - 30/May/10 with Ewan

richardr - Lead O/S - 19/May/10

did same day before with ed. rested at crux both times.
dan ely - 2nd dog - 17/May/10 with rich

did same day before with ed. rested at crux both times.
dan ely - 2nd dog - 17/May/10 with rich

ksjs - Lead rpt - 17/May/10 with jo

Ed F - Lead β - 16/May/10

Laurence Everitt - 2nd O/S - 15/May/10 with Mark D, Tommy B

Mark D - Lead dog - 15/May/10 with Tommy B, Laurence Everitt

Hidden - Lead - 15/May/10

Chris M - Lead - 11/May/10 with rach d

Sam W - Lead - 02/May/10 with Sam Ring

JPGR - Lead O/S - 01/May/10 with Yvette

cool, a wee bit pumpy!!! but shortlived
Bennykr - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/10 with Benji, Ollie Torr

Hidden - Lead dog - 16/Apr/10

eddy-on-the-rocks - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/10 with Rich

Hidden - Lead O/S - Apr/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/10

Skin ripping sensation with great moves and a few falls.
Tomprusk - Lead dog - 14/Mar/10 with Alex

Going back ASAP to climb it clean, Really annoyed that I came off it, Ending up going up the crack for the last part of the E2 to the right of it too...
The Green Giant - Lead dog - 14/Mar/10 with Tom

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Mar/10

Hidden - Lead - 08/Mar/10

Dave Rumney - Lead dog - 07/Mar/10 with Tanya Milner

nutallovertheface - Lead O/S - Mar/10 with Andy

Hidden - Lead - 12/Feb/10

mr mills - 2010 with paul simkiss

robin heath - 2nd O/S - 2010 with Tom Wild

Speeddemonsi - Lead O/S - 2010

centurion05 - 2010

brian watson - Lead RP - 27/Sep/09 with scott titt

Carly - 2nd - 20/Jul/09 with Richard

the juicy dangler - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/09 with carlene hill

Luke Brooks - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/09 with Strong John

DDDD - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/09 with Mick Haffner

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 23/Jun/09

davidwright - 2nd O/S - 12/Jun/09

Ri - Lead O/S - Jun/09 with Anja Jones

barni - Lead rpt - 03/Apr/09 with Glyn

MONKEY78 - Lead O/S - Mar/09 with adam ellwood

kingholmesy - Lead O/S - 2009 with Brian

Seymore Butt - 2009

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 27/Jul/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/08

Guy Wilson - Lead β - 07/Jun/08 with Steve Long

Owain Llewelyn - Lead - 03/Jun/08 with Phil

Hidden - Lead - Jun/08

Hidden - 2nd - Jun/08

Tim M - Lead - 30/May/08 with Emma

climbergg - 2nd - 30/May/08 with cheesesarnie

kieranrex - Lead - 10/May/08 with Sophie Wilmes

sonnenstern - 2nd O/S - 09/May/08 with Kieran King

Matt Vigg - 2008

barni - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/07

lovely bouldery single pitch action
ksjs - Lead rpt - 01/Jun/07 with goosebump

Richard Horn - 2nd O/S - 26/May/07

Hidden - Lead dog - 05/May/07

pumpy but basically a one move wonder!
Morgan Woods - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/07 with Gareth

Dan 85 - Lead RP - 24/Mar/07 with Tim

tumbling wizard - Lead - Mar/07

Rob Kennard - 2007

zero six - Lead O/S - 2007

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Aug/06

Hidden - Lead dog - 02/Aug/06

brilliant tough and technical sequence.
Alex Mason - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/06 with Steve Ramsden

One rest on gear :(
Shaw Brown - Lead - 08/Jul/06 with Chris King

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Jun/06

Chubbard - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/06 with C Godfrey

IOAN D - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/06 with Mills

Bern - 2006

Ian McNeill - 2006

Hidden - 2006

rob.grafton - AltLd - 2006 with Bruce

mattyork2 - 2nd dog - 03/Aug/05 with Jim

Hidden - Lead rpt - 18/Jun/05

a_radiohead_fan - 2005

nicholas Barrowclough - Lead - 18/Jun/04

Lizard - 2nd - May/04 with Andrey K

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/03

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/02

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/02

Failed on this the day I first led the Dervish in 1983.
Ian Jones - Lead β - 2002 with Karen Ghiselli

jfletcher - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/01 with Charlotte Fletcher

Hammy - 2nd - 07/Jun/00 with Jim Evans

big - Lead - Jun/00

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/May/00

Derek Ryden - Lead O/S - 05/May/00 with Duncan Spencer

Ed Booth - Lead O/S - 2000

Hidden - Lead - 1999

WB - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/98 with Ciaran

craig h - Lead O/S - 22/Mar/98 with Janet Hannah

Ched - Lead O/S - 1998 with Glanfor

Hidden - Lead - 1998

Bruce Kerr - Lead - 02/Jul/96 with Perric Crellin

michael burrows - 2nd - 20/Jun/96 with mark ryan

Roget - Lead O/S - 07/May/95 with jon

Cowflinger - Solo O/S - May/95

John Southworth - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/94

chris sm - Lead dog - 18/Jun/94

Marti999 - Lead - 1994

Stoney Boy - 2nd O/S - 04/Sep/93 with Bob Marks

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Jun/93

had climbed previously
David Smith - 2nd - 29/Apr/93 with Graeme Smith, Mark Gray

Hidden - TR - 16/Sep/92

Hidden - TR - 27/May/92

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Aug/91

Hidden - Lead - 26/Jul/91

Hidden - Lead - 13/Jul/91

sadams - Lead - 01/Feb/91 with Kev Mellieu

Nigel Coe - 1991 with Scott Titt

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Jul/90

Neil R - Lead dnf - 05/May/90 with Ian

whispering nic - Lead - May/90

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 31/Mar/90

michael burrows - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/89 with pete roberts

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 12/Jul/89

Hidden - Lead - 19/Jun/89

ChrisJD - TR - 27/May/89

ChrisJD - Lead dnf - 20/May/89 with PeteC

steve taylor - Lead - May/89 with mark grover

phardman - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/88

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/88 with Dave Forster

Hidden - TR - 07/Nov/87

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Sep/87

Dave Musgrove - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/87 with Lyn

Nick Biven - Lead - 01/May/87

Backinthegame - Lead O/S - Jul/86 with Hugh Watkins

nigehughes - Lead - May/86 with Karl Greenwood

GordonHart - 2nd β - Jul/85

keefe - 21/Apr/84

Melok - AltLd - 1984

Hidden - Lead - 01/Sep/83

philhilo - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/83 with M Cave

Ivan Machin - 21/Aug/82 with Jon Mellor

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Apr/81

Hammy - Lead - 27/Apr/80 with Rob Lawson

Mark Kemball - Lead - 1980

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1980

Hidden - 1980

Mike Owen - 10/Apr/77 with Pete Craig

Found it very strenuous
greenbuoy - 2nd - Jul/70 with Terry Taylor

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Voting
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Style of ascent

Soloed2 of 261 (0.8%)
Lead158 of 261 (60.5%)
Followed55 of 261 (21.1%)
Toproped12 of 261 (4.6%)
Alt Leads4 of 261 (1.5%)
Unknown30 of 261 (11.5%)

'Climbed'101 of 261 (38.7%)
clean O/S98 of 261 (37.5%)
clean β9 of 261 (3.4%)
clean rpt19 of 261 (7.3%)
clean RP4 of 261 (1.5%)
dogged25 of 261 (9.6%)
dnf5 of 261 (1.9%)