The Weaver*** E2 5c
[The Weaver, 2 kb]The most direct line on this complex buttress, despite its name! 1) 5b, 12m. GIVEN 4B IN THE GUIDEBOOK BY MISTAKE. Climb an awkward groove and short wall to the first Vector stance. 2) 5c, 35m. Traverse left, then pull up to join Nimbus. Climb through the bulge, then up left to a notch. Difficult moves lead up left, then climb fairly directly to the finishing flake of Vector. 3) 4b, 15m. As for One Step... © ROCKFAX

Ticklists: North Wales Rock Graded List, North Wales 100 Classic Climbs, Ultimate E2 ticklist, Alex's Wales ticklist, Bangor BUMS Uni-Life Ticklist.

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This climb is in 273 logbooks, and on 34 wishlists.

Ed morris - Lead O/S - 15/Nov/14 with Tom Grant

I led pitch 1, didn't do official third pitch. Pitch 1 packs a lot into a short length, solid E1 at least in own right. Seconded pitch 2 clean - just! Great route.
Lessworkmoreclimbing - AltLd O/S - 17/Sep/14 with Kev

Amazing crux move.
DubyaJamesDubya - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/14 with Andrew Bevan

Andy led as a single pitch. It rained when he did the layback at the top, luckily not so damp when I got there somehow! Still think getting in & out of the groove in the middle is really hard and weird
Sardien - 2nd rpt - 03/Aug/14 with Andy Scott

A good route. Led P2 and P3 in one and didn't exactly cruise it... Perplexing crux with weird moves to get stood up on the big footholds / small ledge left of the steep groove. Didn't feel like I would come off but was genuinely puzzled what to do! Trying unlikely looking moves did the trick! Then that hard bit on the last pitch of Vector - I've led it twice before and still found it pretty hard! Ed led the first pitch, starting further left than where the route actually goes due to my bad advice - eventually he traversed back right into the right line (I had thought that was Vector's first pitch as that's how I'd started Vector in the past but it actually goes up further right).
Misha - AltLd O/S - 20/Jul/14 with Ed

Led P1, fell on 1st wall. 1 rest on P2
eduardo - AltLd dog - 20/Jul/14 with Misha

mikeyjbs - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/14 with mat downes

Awesome route, got the middle (and best) pitch. Gets you into some pretty cool positions on the vector buttress.
Sarah Black - AltLd O/S - 08/Jun/14 with Paul Black

irish paul - AltLd O/S - 08/Jun/14 with Sarah Black

Hidden - Lead rpt - 04/Jun/14

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - AltLd - 28/May/14 with Ben Winston

With Killer Hangover!
Garan - AltLd O/S - 25/May/14 with Ben Heason

Lead P1. Bailed on P2
twem - AltLd dnf - 04/May/14

Attempted leading p2, bailed during the first overhang
alastairbegley - AltLd dnf - 04/May/14 with Andrew Twemlow

Abi Chard - AltLd O/S - 04/May/14 with Ian

amazing climbing, and hard
Sardien - 2nd O/S - 09/Mar/14 with Andy Scott

Hidden - 2014

oliverpcain - 2nd - 2014

Si - 2014

Hidden - 2014

mike mo - 2014

mike mo - 2014

mike mo - 2014

mike mo - 2014

mike mo - 2014

mike mo - 2014

prcleary - 2014

beneole - Lead O/S - Oct/13

stuart34 - 2nd - 30/Sep/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 30/Sep/13

Alex Riley - AltLd O/S - 03/Sep/13 with Anna Y

Anna Yorke - AltLd - 03/Sep/13

steep and sustained, class
Andy Peak 1 - AltLd - 23/Aug/13 with Simon huges

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 23/Aug/13

In one, almost ran out of gear by the top.
Lenny - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/13 with Phil .N

Good route, lots of tricky climbing!
andyinglis - AltLd O/S - 20/May/13 with Dave Ogden

Excellent route. Did this in 2 pitches
Russell Birkett - AltLd O/S - 20/May/13 with Dave Cowan

Excellent
dave o - AltLd - 20/May/13 with Andy Inglis

Lead P2 - brilliant!!
sonnenstern - AltLd O/S - 19/May/13 with Gwen

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 18/May/13

Got lost on the second pitch and ended up near Vector P2 belay. Lowered off after much faffing.
BigTone - 2nd dnf - 04/May/13

Led p1 and p2. p2 absolutely brilliant.
Si dH - AltLd O/S - 01/Apr/13 with Chris Foster

air - AltLd O/S - 2013

Nick Biven - 2013

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 27/Oct/12

Better and more sustained than vector imo, ace route finding on really cool rock! Mostly via head torch (Good effort seconding by Anna). Crux of vector was wet too and used every krab on my harness by the belay. What a quality route to finish a fun weekend.
JRae - Lead - 14/Oct/12 with Anna D

Hidden - AltLd - 28/Sep/12

Had to rest on rope to retrieve a stuck cam on the roof. Good route with some tricky moves!
shed_hed - 2nd dog - 22/Sep/12 with Dougie Swanson-Low

dswansonlow - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/12 with Darren McMaster

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 08/Sep/12

Hidden - AltLd - 08/Sep/12

pie_eater_pete - AltLd O/S - 08/Sep/12 with bwestwood

bwestwood - AltLd - 08/Sep/12 with pete sargeant

soph - AltLd - 02/Sep/12 with Sam Ring

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 02/Sep/12

Abbed off at top of 1st pitch as Vic blew his arms out on the 2nd pitch.
ashsleight - 2nd O/S - 21/Aug/12 with vic reeves

Hidden - Lead - Aug/12

Toby Dunn - Lead - 28/Jul/12

Graham Iles - AltLd rpt - 27/Jul/12 with Neil Stabbs

Probably did this routes several years ago but nothing seemed familiar. Totally stupendous route.
migs493 - Lead rpt - 23/Jun/12 with Tom Odling

victim of mathematics - 2nd O/S - 20/May/12 with Jon Stewart, James Oswald

Ace. lots of hard, technical climbing.
James Oswald - 2nd - 20/May/12 with Colin Angus, Jon Stewart

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

Straight on it after work. bit pumpy but fucking awesome route!! much better than vector!
Ollie B - Lead O/S - 12/May/12 with N.Sommers

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

In one monster pitch . Dangerous 1st peg semi removed by my partner, might be a placement if the rest is dug out.
mynyddresident - Lead rpt - 24/Apr/12 with liam

dan ely - 2nd rpt - 14/Apr/12 with crispin

Stone Muppet - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/12 with dan ely, ah

Linked into 1 long pitch - Nice!
markalmack - Lead O/S - 17/Mar/12 with andy lole

Hidden - 2nd - 17/Mar/12

Liam FLeming - 01/Mar/12 with rich gentry

Hidden - Lead rpt - 14/Jan/12

adie84 - 2012

Hidden - 2012

Hidden - 2012

Hidden - 2012

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2012

The Green Giant - Lead O/S - 13/Nov/11 with Dan with the van

Flipped for it and Ian got the lead. In one, brilliant. Just as good as Vector!
jacobjlloyd - 2nd O/S - 06/Nov/11 with Ian Cooper, Chris Allan

chrisallan - 2nd dog - 06/Nov/11

Really glad I got to lead this one, despite nearly running out of gear at the top....
i_a_coops - Lead O/S - 06/Nov/11 with Chris, Jake, Jenni

Hidden - 2nd β - 06/Nov/11

P2 got soooo lost!
wi11 - AltLd O/S - 15/Oct/11 with Meg

Mike led. Managed to second this clean except that I had to sit on the rope to remove gear just before the end :-)
Katex - 2nd - 13/Sep/11 with Mike

had to escape from crux onto One Step
Katex - 2nd - 09/Sep/11 with Mike

to get to bananas. which was sunsequently aided to the max
nathanlee - 2nd - 28/Aug/11 with Dom Lee

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/Aug/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/Aug/11

dan ely - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/11 with terry

Hidden - Lead - Aug/11

Hidden - 2nd - Aug/11

Would be an epic single pitch..
Lawrie Brand - AltLd O/S - 31/Jul/11 with Tom Sampson, Matt Etheridge

Felt absolutely nails for E2, perhaps cause I strung the first two pitches together. Wicked though, better than Vector!
thomasadixon - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/11 with Alan

robertmichaeladams - AltLd - 02/Jun/11 with Tom

tomdude - AltLd O/S - 02/Jun/11 with rob

laurelfan - Lead O/S - 11/May/11 with Rob

Hidden - Lead rpt - 09/May/11

Had to make belay at the merge with Vector due to traffic on V. Seconded last section which was wet, pulled on a piece or two.
Jonas Paulsson - AltLd - 09/May/11 with Duncan Tunstall

Amazing climb. Pulled through the crux with John Dunne shouting encouragement from below. Legend.
Diggler - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/11 with jeffb, Calder

jeffb - 2nd dog - 09/Apr/11 with diggler, Calder

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/11

Calder - 2nd - 09/Apr/11 with jeffb, Mark

Hidden - 2nd dog - 03/Apr/11

Liam FLeming - Lead - 26/Mar/11 with barni

barni - 2nd rpt - 26/Mar/11 with Liam fleming

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 02/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - Mar/11

Hidden - 2011

Rory Shaw - 2011

Tim Sparrow - 2011

alkira - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

PAJames - 2011

PAJames - 2011

centurion05 - 2011

alasdair19 - 2011

Hidden - 2011

attempted the weaver ended up doing weaver nimbus vector combo.
bwestwood - 15/Dec/10 with pete sargeant

mynyddresident - AltLd - 20/Nov/10 with wolf

P2, ironed out any previous uncertainty
wolf.leeb - AltLd rpt - 20/Nov/10 with nic

phil64 - Lead rpt - 21/Oct/10

In one monster pitch!
Luke Brooks - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/10 with Liam

1st me, 2nd andy. go back and lead 2nd
willoates - AltLd O/S - 24/Sep/10 with andy psyche

Dan Geh - 2nd - 07/Sep/10 with Thomas Geh

dominiclincoln - 04/Sep/10 with attirechimps, griffon

Hidden - Lead dnf - 31/Aug/10

Owain Llewelyn - Lead - 21/Aug/10 with Dad

Hidden - AltLd dog - 17/Aug/10

Kev - pitch 1; me - pitch 2.
DavidR - AltLd O/S - 17/Aug/10 with Kevin Bowser

Did first pitch but had to have quick rest while trying to work out 2nd crux move peg number 2 that goes left. Hard and pumpy route with the crux of Vector pitch 3 to do after.
ritchierich - AltLd dog - 11/Aug/10 with Bob Dickson

wolf.leeb - AltLd dnf - 02/Aug/10 with nic

dan gibson - Solo rpt - 22/Jul/10

found route finding tough, theres alot of routes and chalk up there!
david morse - AltLd O/S - 03/Jul/10 with si lambert

P1 + 3
Ed Babs - AltLd O/S - 14/Jun/10 with Harry

SO HOT!!! led the crux pitch....susained throughout with a few really tricky moves and one good rest....managed to sit down and take my shoes off on the slab below the vector groove as my feet were screaming...in the cool im sure it would be much easier ad comfortable....awesome route though!
Duncan Campbell - AltLd O/S - 03/Jun/10 with Bubbles, Ben Alsford

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/Jun/10

Hidden - Jun/10

Hidden - 2nd - 16/May/10

3 Names - Lead O/S - 03/May/10 with Sumee Holloway

Hidden - Lead rpt - 02/May/10

Awesome route.
Glyn - AltLd O/S - 17/Apr/10 with Chris Davis

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 17/Apr/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 11/Apr/10

I got it into my head that you needed to do a move no hands and did it in a silly way.
eddy-on-the-rocks - Lead O/S - 04/Apr/10 with Gaz

simonp - Lead O/S - Apr/10 with Annelies Sarrazyn

halfmanhalfbiscuit - Lead O/S - Apr/10

zero six - Lead O/S - Apr/10

Great route, good line... ill belayer
farmus21 - Lead - 10/Feb/10 with Sam Hamer

mr mills - 2010 with paul simkiss

simeclimb68 - 2010

nickcanute - Lead - 2010

titchbach - 2nd - 05/Oct/09

al99 - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/09 with Luke Thomas

Toby Dunn - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/09 with Jon Fulwood

Richard Horn - AltLd O/S - 25/Aug/09

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 01/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead - 01/Aug/09

led main pitch. brilliant, Tremadog perfection - very well protected except maybe moves into the Vector finish (you wont go far but theres scope to hit the ledge below, small wires can be fiddled in to keep you off this). the crux took a bit of working out but is all there once you commit
ksjs - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/09 with jo

lead first and last pitches
Phill Mitch - AltLd O/S - 18/Jul/09 with mick

Eetu - AltLd O/S - Jul/09 with Olli

DDDD - AltLd O/S - 22/Jun/09 with Mick Haffner

thompson1000 - 2nd - Apr/09

thompson1000 - 2nd - Apr/09

Brown - AltLd O/S - 15/Mar/09 with Nicos

Nicos - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/09 with dave

in one
barni - 2009 with Sam

Boy - 2009 with Toby Dunn

Seymore Butt - 2009

dan gibson - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/08 with sam read

Sgt. Vest - AltLd O/S - 20/Jun/08 with Andy Davies

Hidden - Lead dog - 20/Jun/08

tumbling wizard - Jun/08

Hidden - 2008

Matt Vigg - 2008

if youve done vector then your hard move is already covered except on little rock over near the start on the second pitch
hans solo - Lead O/S - 2008

led P1+2
joe larner - AltLd O/S - 21/Oct/07 with Bruce

the juicy dangler - 2nd O/S - 10/Sep/07 with rob greenwood and John

jfreeman - Lead O/S - Aug/07 with Simon Robinson

simonr - 2nd - Aug/07 with Jon Freeman

Led pitch 2 (5c)
MONKEY78 - AltLd - 28/Jul/07 with adam ellwood

Mick B - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/07 with Guy Tooth

reg_measures - Lead O/S - 2007 with neil thomas

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Sep/06

Hidden - Lead rpt - May/06

Rob Greenwood - UKC - AltLd O/S - 29/Jan/06

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Jan/06

Hidden - 2006

Hidden - 2006

Hidden - 2006

Ian McNeill - 2006

spidey - Lead O/S - 07/May/05

Rob Kennard - AltLd - 2005 with Rich White

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - 2005

VPJB - 2005

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/04

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 02/Aug/04

frost - 2nd - Jul/04 with N Griffiths

nicholas Barrowclough - Lead - Apr/04

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 06/Mar/04

haydng - AltLd O/S - 2004 with Rob

James B - AltLd - 18/Oct/03 with Phil

Hidden - 2003

chrishedgehog - Lead O/S - 2003 with Deg Bolger

akhughes - Lead - 2003

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 2003

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Oct/02

Shaw Brown - 2nd O/S - 2002 with David Menadue

Derek Ryden - AltLd O/S - 07/May/00 with Duncan Spencer

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 1999

Roget - Lead O/S - 24/May/98 with jon

Ched - Lead O/S - 1997 with Glanfor

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/96

mike lawrence? - 01/Jun/95 with James Ellson

michael burrows - 2nd - 19/Mar/95 with phil jones

Budge - 2nd O/S - Mar/95

Richard White - 1995

Hidden - AltLd - 1995

Big Rik - 1995

NeilGriffiths - AltLd - 1995

michael burrows - AltLd rpt - 19/Jun/94 with john roberts

In the rain
Dave Musgrove Jnr - AltLd - 05/Apr/94 with Chris Ranner

IanGilbertJones - AltLd O/S - 30/Oct/93 with Geoff Quinn

Cowflinger - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/93 with John Harwood

mark-abz - Lead - 24/Aug/93 with Simon K

Alan James - UKC and UKH - Solo - 10/Jul/93

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Apr/93

AlanLittle - 2nd - Aug/92

WB - 1992

Hidden - AltLd - 1992

Hidden - AltLd - 30/Jul/91

whispering nic - 06/Jul/91 with Graham Iles

Hidden - Lead - 19/May/91

Rich Kirby - AltLd O/S - Jul/90 with Will (S. Williamson)

MikeYouCanClimb - Lead O/S - 19/May/90 with Graham Evans

Bob - 1990

ChrisJD - AltLd - 12/Aug/89 with PeteC

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Apr/89

BigHairyIan - 2nd O/S - 16/Apr/89 with Steve Waite (Little Steve)

Hidden - AltLd - 01/Jul/88

Hidden - AltLd - 27/May/88

Dave Musgrove - AltLd - 02/May/88 with Pete Finklaire, David

Dave Musgrove Jnr - AltLd - 01/May/88 with Pete Finklaire, Dad

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/88

EagerAndy - Lead - 1988

steve taylor - 2nd - Jul/87 with stumpy

Steve Crowe - AltLd O/S - 25/May/87 with SimonGee

sadams - 2nd - 11/Apr/87 with Guy Townsend

ewar woowar - 1987

John Marsland - Lead - 28/Sep/86 with Dave Cousins

Dave Musgrove - AltLd - 16/Aug/86 with Kim Greenald

neilh - 2nd - 20/Jul/86

wynaptomos - 2nd O/S - Jun/86

Hidden - Lead - 03/May/86

Mike Owen - 20/Apr/86 with Elaine Owen

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/85

Hidden - 1985

"Best route on Weaver buttress." Quote-Phil Burke.
Ghastly Rubberfeet - Lead - 1985 with Duncan Bond

andy gittins - 1985

Melok - AltLd - 1985

sadams - AltLd - 06/May/84 with Chris Thwaites

Hidden - AltLd - 29/Apr/84

keefe - 17/Apr/84

jasper11 - 1984

A magnificent companion route to Vector. Robert led the superb main pitch.
Gordon Stainforth - AltLd - 31/Jul/83 with Robert Barton

stp - Lead - 1983

Hidden - Lead - 26/Jun/82

andy gittins - 1982

Climbed first about 1982 with I think J Robinson (need to check). Done a number of times most recently seconding Keith Morgan
David Smith - Lead O/S - 1982 with John Robinson

Ian Jones - Lead O/S - 1980 with Jamie Holding

Hidden - 1980

steve L - 1979

Hidden - 1978

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