Intensity** HVS 5a
11m. An intimidating but classic test piece requiring a forthright approach. Battle up the steep wide crack using a variety of jams and face holds. © ROCKFAX
FA. J Hesketh, H Tinkler 1962, one of the first routes to be climbed on the crag and certainly the hardest route in the valley for its day, a superb achievement.

Ticklists: Clwyd Limestone Top 50 List.

PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 37 logbooks, and on 7 wishlists.

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 06/Oct/13

Hidden - TR O/S - 10/Nov/12

Hidden - TR O/S - 10/Nov/12

metal arms - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/12

helenstuart - 2nd β - 27/May/12 with Mike

Back for clean ascent!
climbinmunkey - Lead rpt - 27/May/12 with Helen

Mike W - 2nd O/S - 20/May/12

Mike W - 2nd - 20/May/12

Hidden - Lead - 10/Mar/12

dmannion - Lead β - 2012

jmjw - Lead dog - 20/Aug/11 with Bob B

Tom Seccombe - Lead O/S - Aug/11 with duncan

Laurence Everitt - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/11 with Ruth Buckberry

Got gripped, got pumped then rested on the rope just under the crux. Found the crux was quite easy once I trusted the small footholds. Ended up doing the crux 3 times while I retrieved the gear I weighted while resting. Gear is solid.
climbinmunkey - Lead dog - 02/May/11 with Ken, Helen

cleft88 - Lead - May/11 with Ozzy

Anthony Dixon - Lead - 20/Mar/11

Hidden - 18/Jul/10

ndraper1 - Lead - Oct/09

The hardest HVS ive done on limestone. More like a grit route, without fricton.
willson - 2nd - 11/Jun/09 with ben

Rich35 - 2nd - 2009

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/08

Hidden - Lead - Mar/08

daveagriff - 2nd - 2008

Hidden - 2006

Mark Riley - Lead O/S - Jun/05

shoulders - Lead - 15/Jun/03 with mike shewring, dai

unfit - Lead - 17/Aug/02 with matt allport

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Jan/00

smudge - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/96 with Rob

Hidden - Lead - 09/Oct/94

John Marsland - Lead - 20/Jul/94 with David Aird

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 1994

michael burrows - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/87 with pete roberts

Hidden - 2nd - 1986

Nigel Bond - Lead - 03/Aug/85 with Martin Cash

neilh - 2nd - 23/Jun/85 with dave croker

wynaptomos - Lead O/S - Jun/84

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
chrisweight, ColinD, Mike Parker

Voting
Total votes cast 34
hard E10 of 12
E10 of 12
easy E12 of 12
hard HVS9 of 12
HVS1 of 12
easy HVS0 of 12
hard VS0 of 12
VS0 of 12
easy VS0 of 12
hard 5b0 of 12
5b1 of 12
easy 5b8 of 12
hard 5a2 of 12
5a1 of 12
easy 5a0 of 12
hard 4c0 of 12
4c0 of 12
easy 4c0 of 12
3 Stars6 of 10
2 Stars1 of 10
1 Star3 of 10
0 Stars0 of 10
Bag of .....0 of 10
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