Charisma* E3 6a
[Al Evans on the first ascent of Charisma, St Govans Head, 1980, 3 kb]40m, 2 pitches. A good route with one hard move. The peg can be backed up but the route is probably now worth E4. Climb the lower wall to the ledge. Move up to the base of a ramp and follow it to its end. Make a difficult move up the wall above, then move right into a groove and climb this to the top. © ROCKFAX
The peg is in a very dangerouse state and would not take a fall. The route is probably E4.
FA. A.Evans, N Siddiqui 15.8.80 15/Aug/1980

Photo: Al Evans on the first ascent of Charisma, St Govans Head, 1980 © Andrea Evans

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redjerry - TR O/S - 05/Jul/14

Failed a few times before, clean and steady today.
Ed morris - Lead RP - 05/Jun/14 with stefan

Stefan_Morris - 2nd O/S - 05/Jun/14 with Edmundmorris

No memory of previously following this. Definite E4 now, the peg is worthless, and though safe, the fall wouldn't be comfortable.
Toby Dunn - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/14 with Tom Mills

Nick Sillem - Lead O/S - 2013

irish paul - Lead O/S - 2013 with Sarah Black

dswansonlow - 2nd O/S - 14/Aug/12 with jacob loyd

Set off up john wayne, but it was s greasy i thought i would save it and did this instead. Tried to go straight up the groove for a while, took some time to find the line, but it was ace when i did. Great moves.
jacobjlloyd - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/12 with Dougie

Definitely felt E4 to me, at similar level to Brave New World. Great route. The peg is useless
Ramon Marin - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/12 with ciaran tracey

Justin T - 2nd - 07/Apr/12 with Cherry

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/12

markalmack - Lead O/S - 04/Dec/11 with james marjot

dan gibson - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/11 with richard lade

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2011

nickcanute - Lead O/S - 2011

Did without consulting the guide, went right to the arete at the peg which felt hard, but this was only after trying to climb the groove. Best to finish up the rough left hand groove at the top, wicked frictiony climbing and worth 2* like this.
Alex Mason - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/10 with Laura Perry, Mikey G

dav - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/10 with Gill B

Seymore Butt - 2010

Toby Dunn - 2nd - 27/Aug/09 with JulesV

peg on crux is worse than useless but there's other gear nearby
JulesV - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/09 with toby dunn

Billg - Lead rpt - 19/Apr/09 with Bob Brewer

Used the peg for aid
haydng - Lead dog - 2007 with Rob

used peg for aid
Chubbard - Lead dog - 09/Apr/06 with C Godfrey

Bern - 2006

daveayton - Lead O/S - 2005

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/02

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Sep/01

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/01 with Roy Thomas

Billg - 2001

Richard White - 1999

sadams - Lead - 01/Sep/98 with Pete Bukowski

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/May/98

PaulTanton - Lead O/S - 04/May/98 with Dave Taylor

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/May/98

Rich Kirby - 2nd - May/98 with Paul Tanton

jfletcher - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/92

Hidden - 1990

andy gittins - 1987

Hidden - Lead - 26/May/86

Mike Owen - 24/Aug/85 with Elaine Owen

Used peg.
Mark Kemball - Lead - 23/Apr/83 with Dave Kenyon

Hidden - Lead dog - 1982

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