Rockfax Description
The original route of the buttress which follows a great line. Its best bits now feature in other routes but it is still worthwhile. The Snake finish is even better and still only E2 5c.
1) 4b, 25m. As for One Step... (page 244 ).
2) 5c, 25m. Move up and right (as for Diadic) but continue rightwards on the lip of a roof. A short stiff pull over a roof as for Weaver leads to a small ledge on the lip. Break right up the steep groove of Cream, which leads to the Vector cave stance.
3) 4b, 10m. Continue along the same diagonal line past the spike belay of Cream and continue right to the sloping ledge stance on Void. Either keep going to a tree in the gully and abseil off, or belay and continue up The Snake. © Rockfax

Ticklists: North Wales Rock Graded List, Full of Myself - Johnny's Book namecheck.

guy757 27/Aug -
jacob shieldhouse hadley 30/Jul 2nd O/S
Hidden 30/Jul Lead O/S
guy757 25/Jul -
Owain Llewelyn 19/Apr AltLd
with Gareth E
Hidden ??/2015 -
FATBOYFAT ??/2015 -
Hidden 04/Jun/14 2nd O/S
Dave Musgrove Jnr 28/May/14 2nd
with Sam Townsend, Rennie
samt 28/May/14 2nd O/S

Ian led both pitches. Then I led the last pitch of Grim Wall Direct to top out

with Ian Renshaw, Dave Musgrove
Dave Almond 12/Apr/14 AltLd O/S

Not so sunny but nice route. Managed to stay on route this time and not wonder off on to the Weaver.

mike mo ??/2014 -
mike mo ??/2014 -
mike mo ??/2014 -
Hidden 04/Aug/13 AltLd O/S
Nick Biven ??/2013 -
steveghalifax ?/Oct/12 AltLd O/S

John led the hard pitch

with John
Hidden 14/Aug/12 2nd
dan ely 07/Apr/12 Lead O/S

finished up the snake

with steve
Cailean Harker ??/2012 -
simonp ??/2012 Lead O/S
knicos 07/Nov/11 AltLd dnf

DNF due to lack of daylight and late start. Did first 3 pitches.

with Sam Taylor
Luke Brooks 15/Sep/11 AltLd O/S

Liam did 5b variant P1, I lead 2+3 together.

with Liam
Hidden 10/Jul/11 AltLd O/S
tonanf ?/May/11 Lead
with j
jamestaylor92 26/Jan/11 AltLd O/S
with chris meclean
Hidden ??/2011 -
Rory Shaw ??/2011 -
Tim Sparrow ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
C Mclean 03/Sep/10 AltLd O/S
with Samual Tolhurst
beci tointen ?/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with my uncle carl
Ed Babs 14/Jun/10 AltLd O/S

P2 + 3, snake connection

with Harry
Hidden ?/Jun/10 -
halfmanhalfbiscuit ?/Apr/10 Lead O/S
zero six ?/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Mar/10 -
mr mills ??/2010 -
with joe chorley
Hidden ??/2010 -
simeclimb68 ??/2010 -
Dave Almond 25/Jul/09 AltLd

off route pitch 2

NeilGriffiths 12/Jul/09 -

Wrong on pitch 2. Snake 6a finish superb

with Dave Almond
Hidden 22/Mar/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Mar/09 2nd dog
barni 05/Mar/09 AltLd O/S

2nd and 3rd

with ronnie
Seymore Butt ??/2009 -
lost.arrow 08/Jun/08 -
Hidden ??/2008 -
Marcus ??/2008 -
joe larner 26/Oct/07 AltLd O/S

led p1+3. Finished up the Snake which made a fun link up.

Rob Kennard ??/2007 -
Ed Booth 20/Aug/06 AltLd O/S
with will sim
Adam Booth 20/Aug/06 2nd O/S
with Will Sim, Ed Booth
ritchierich 25/May/06 AltLd O/S
Hidden ??/2006 -
Bern ??/2006 -
Hidden ??/2006 -
IOAN D ?/May/05 2nd
with Mills
nicholas Barrowclough ?/Jun/04 Lead
akhughes ?/Sep/02 Lead
Shaw Brown ??/2002 2nd
with David Menadue
Tim M ??/2001 Lead O/S
with Conroy
Hidden ??/1999 AltLd O/S
Roget 23/May/98 Lead O/S
with jon
Joe Solo 01/May/97 Lead O/S
with jed and tony
Ched ??/1997 Lead O/S
with Glanfor
Hidden 24/Mar/96 AltLd
Budge ??/1995 AltLd O/S
Hidden ??/1995 -
rob.grafton ??/1995 Lead
with Ben, Bruce
frost ?/May/94 Lead
Dave Musgrove 04/Apr/94 AltLd

David led big traverse pitch.

with David
Dave Musgrove Jnr 04/Apr/94 Lead
with Dad
steve taylor ??/1994 -
Hidden ??/1993 Lead
Derek Ryden ?/Jun/91 AltLd O/S
with Andy Turner
Hidden ??/1990 -
Hidden ??/1990 AltLd
michael burrows 10/Jul/88 AltLd O/S

led 3rd pitch

with pete roberts
Hidden 30/Apr/88 Lead
Paula Hamilton-Gibson 03/Apr/88 AltLd
with Bill Williamson
Hidden 17/Sep/87 Lead
Hidden 26/Aug/87 AltLd rpt
Hidden 25/Jul/87 AltLd
sadams 10/Apr/87 AltLd O/S

did main pitch

with Guy Townsend
ewar woowar ??/1987 -
John Marsland 28/Sep/86 2nd
with Eduardo Martinez
Steve Crowe 28/Sep/86 AltLd O/S
Hidden 24/Jun/86 AltLd
Alan James - UKC and UKH 17/Sep/85 AltLd
with Brian Harley
Hammy 12/Jun/85 Lead
with Colin Struthers
Hidden ??/1985 -
Ghastly Rubberfeet ??/1985 Lead
with Duncan Bond
andy gittins ??/1985 -
stp ?/Sep/84 Solo rpt
AlanLittle 20/Jun/84 Lead
with Carl Blakeley
keefe 19/Apr/84 -
Hidden 16/Apr/84 AltLd
Robmwatt ??/1984 -
steveboote ??/1983 Lead
with French Patric
andy gittins ??/1982 -
Nic Robinson 31/Oct/81 Lead O/S
Andy Stephenson 20/Apr/81 AltLd O/S

Chris led the hard pitch; not that it helps as it's a traverse! No problems.

with Chris Plant
Hidden ?/Sep/80 Lead
Ian Jones ??/1980 Lead rpt

No problemo.

with Mike Wright
Hidden ??/1980 -
Mike Owen 16/Sep/78 2nd rpt
with Pete Craig, Phil Ralph
Steve Bell ??/1978 -
Ian Jones ??/1978 2nd O/S

Felt fine.

with Dave Greenald
kjacks ??/1978 Lead

Used the peg in the groove, took ages and was knackered afterwards

Mike Owen 15/Oct/77 Lead rpt
with John Roberts
steve L 08/Oct/77 2nd
with sharpie
Mike Owen 07/Aug/77 -
with Brian Jones
Marcus ??/1977 -
with Pete Sutton
Bolt Phobia 13/Feb/76 AltLd
with Dave Williams
petemeads ??/1975 Lead
gwedgwood ??/1975 2nd O/S
with Martin Sharples
granitbahn ??/1975 AltLd
uphillnow ??/1975 2nd

Lead on numerous occasions since

with Nigel Helliwell
mikej 22/Apr/68 Lead
with John Given, Keith Johnson
Hidden 07/Sep/66 AltLd
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