The Bryn* VS 4c
20m. The clean slab/wall left of Caerfai Crack has some testing moves. Climb the wall, moving gradually leftwards to gain the horizontal break. Finish more easily. © ROCKFAX
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This climb is in 259 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

Hard vs at most. But it looks good on the log book... lovely route.
luke glaister - 2nd O/S - 30/Dec/14 with casey johns

Run out at the start but not hard climbing then 3 great bits of gear to start moving left. Vs 4c
casey johns - Lead O/S - 30/Dec/14 with luke glaister

GethSurf - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/14

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Sep/14

maddy92 - 2nd - 14/Sep/14

stalbot93 - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/14 with maddy92

Jen Mason - 2nd O/S - 23/Aug/14 with Martin

Unable to place any gear on the bottom section so ended up going R onto bottom Caerfai Crack then rejoining the route at the first horizontal break. Seemed harder than VS?
smolders - Lead - 23/Aug/14 with Jen M

Rob Morgan - 2nd - 22/Aug/14

Steve Bartle - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/14 with Rob Morgan

Hidden - Lead - 06/Aug/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 06/Aug/14

Robin Brooke - Lead - Aug/14 with Paula Ryan

Pryan - 2nd - Aug/14 with Robin Brooke

DanChad - 2nd O/S - 28/Jul/14 with Chris Murray

Not a chance this is HVS.
Le Chevalier Mal Fet - Lead - 28/Jul/14 with Dan Chadfield

Steveb27 - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Jul/14

Stanners - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/14 with Tom Brierley, Shijing, BA, Maria Brierley

Feeling bold - 2nd O/S - 08/Jul/14 with Rob (lead), Rachel

miriamclaire - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/14

Radical-G - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/14

mclancy50 - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/14

Sam Hockley - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/14 with UBMC

MrJWilliams92 - 03/Jun/14

Hidden - 2nd - 31/May/14

cameron_hall - Lead rpt - 31/May/14 with Aileen Robertson

Pintsize - Lead O/S - 31/May/14 with Angus McBride

Hidden - TR O/S - 18/May/14

fuzzysheep01 - 2nd O/S - 04/May/14 with Graham Perry

Hidden - Lead - 03/May/14

Dan Hostford - Solo O/S - 02/May/14 with Dennis Reddyhoff

Bold .Very bold 2 pieces of gear half way up then one on the top out ! 80 feet ? Ha just realized my book said VS its HVS That explains it ! grades about right !
bantamdave - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/14 with Simon

hutchay - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/14 with Matt Hutch

hotfeet - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/14 with Jason Smeeth

Steveb27 - Lead - 18/Apr/14

Hidden - Lead - 18/Apr/14

themadbrown - 09/Apr/14 with Sid, chlo-jo,, james

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Mar/14

guy757 - 08/Mar/14

Alex the Alex - Lead O/S - 07/Mar/14 with Robin

BicycleBradley - 2nd rpt - 2014 with Chris Phelps

khris - Lead O/S - 2014 with Bradley

Great route. Ascender= no belayer need
Sol Armer - TR - 19/Oct/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Oct/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/Oct/13

cem - 2nd - 05/Oct/13 with EeFu Thong

Steve Lenartowicz - Lead - 13/Sep/13 with Clare

Hidden - 2nd - 02/Sep/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - Sep/13

not hvs.
DanOsb - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/13 with pat dawson

Martin Bagshaw - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/13 with Bernie

VS in newer guides, and felt like it
Montecore - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/13 with Ben Simpkins

Skullfire - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/13 with Jun Minohara

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Aug/13

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/13 with Sion

JenDurden - Lead - 16/Aug/13

cas54321 - 2nd - 06/Aug/13 with Chris

ladymuck - TR O/S - 06/Aug/13 with Jill Eccles

LiamAD - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/13 with Curly Chris

JonathanJones - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/13 with Scott

themadbrown - 2nd rpt - 26/Jul/13 with james

Phil Mercer - 2nd - 22/Jul/13 with erica

John Brayshaw - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/13 with Chris

erica - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/13 with Phil

chris skipton - 2nd - 22/Jul/13 with John Brayshaw

Hidden - TR O/S - 13/Jul/13

cant find anything that would warrant this hvs 5a
Matt88 - 2nd - 08/Jul/13 with Alex wade

Alex Wade - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/13 with Matt Riordan

cameron_hall - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/13 with Jen Booys

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

leeoftroy - 2nd O/S - Jul/13

JakeWShaw - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/13 with Clem

JHiley - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/13 with Zuzana

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

scott quinn - 2nd - 05/Jun/13

Foot slipped out of the top of the sentry box and I took my first lead fall. Bit of fun.
Tom.Priestley - Lead dog - 05/Jun/13 with Scott Quinn

mhawk - 2nd O/S - 01/Jun/13 with Louise Mangall, Kai Ren Ong

Rich God 3 - 2nd - 28/May/13 with Kin

VS 4c in the book. Definitely not HVS.
ashsleight - Lead O/S - 26/May/13 with John Wilkins

coffeepot - 2nd β - 25/May/13 with notgnarly, jelaby

Gets VS in guidebook. HVS is next route to the left.
98%monkey - Lead O/S - 18/May/13 with Nicki

Mistee - 2nd O/S - 18/May/13 with Phil

Dan Hostford - Lead O/S - 06/May/13

jimbonfire - Lead O/S - 05/May/13

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

Middling/Easy VS no HVS.
RFWilkie - 2nd O/S - 04/May/13 with James

theandthem - Lead O/S - 04/May/13 with Ralph

foostu4 - Lead O/S - 04/Mar/13 with George Humphery

djromberg - 2013

gjd - 2nd O/S - 20/Sep/12 with Mark V

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

dale.young - TR rpt - 05/Sep/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/12

Hidden - 2nd - 31/Aug/12

Easy first official HVS. Only one 5a move, which needed confidence rather than skill, enjoyed regardless.
BicycleBradley - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/12

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

Meinertzhagen - TR O/S - 13/Aug/12 with James Davis

Mountainman62 - 2nd - 13/Aug/12 with James91

Fiona McFarlane - 2nd - Aug/12

Rob Hirst - Lead rpt - 30/Jun/12 with Michelle Hordern

joe king - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/12 with Rose

HarryB - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/12 with John

I got 3 pieces of gear, all about mid-height, so HVS is not completely unreasonable. Definitely not 5a, though!
Katherine Ross - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/12 with Matt Chandy

mchandy - 2nd - 09/Jun/12 with Katherine Ross

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 02/Jun/12

Chris1234H - 2nd - 02/Jun/12

Ross.Cooper - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/12 with Jez

erbridger - Lead - 23/May/12

bigglesbutcha - Lead O/S - 18/May/12 with rob hunt

wiljones - Lead O/S - 08/May/12 with Ben Morris

benjih2o - Lead O/S - 08/May/12 with will jones

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/May/12

Hidden - 2nd - May/12

Hardcore Pat - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/12 with Chris Vanderz

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 08/Apr/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 08/Apr/12

Clay C - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/12 with Jay

Looking in an old guide book I think there's a bit of a confusion. To the left of Caerfai Crack there is a VS 4c (The Byrn) and then to the right of Caerfai Crack in between this route and White Corner there is a delicate slab route (HVS 5a - The Bryn).
Jay C - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/12 with Clay C

The one left of Caerfai crack looking at the crag. Definitely only VS
teflonpete - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/12 with Blanchie, rockovamonkey

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/12

paul horabin - 2nd O/S - 08/Apr/12

steven - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/12 with Fiona, Paul Horabin

VS 4c as with most of the routes on this wall the slab by first half is quite run-out (I placed a 00 micro wire that Rik said he wouldn't hang an ActionMan off).
UnkArl - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/12 with Lisa, Rik, Debbie

Big Rik - 2nd O/S - 08/Apr/12 with Karl Gregory

Debs - 2nd - 08/Apr/12 with Karl

3kidsandanorton - Lead - 07/Apr/12 with Catherine

Different Steve - Lead rpt - 07/Apr/12 with Emma Hawkins

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

Not much of climb, super easy tick for an HVS.
Jim Slater - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/12 with Gavlar

fi15 - 2nd - Apr/12

Hidden - 2nd - Apr/12

VS
funsized - Lead O/S - Apr/12

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Mar/12

dangerousoldfool - Lead O/S - Mar/12 with Matt

PAJames - 2012

Tom Wayman - Lead - 2012

Rob_Webster - 2012

garethsteel - Lead O/S - 21/Oct/11 with chris687

Mat finished up Caerfai Crack, I seconded up the correct line.
Blisco - 2nd - 28/Aug/11 with Mat Mitchell

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/Aug/11

Karlos - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/11 with Ben

Jonny M - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/11 with Karen Chalmers

fatbuoybazza - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/11 with liv_the_div

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/Aug/11

Jim Malo - 2nd O/S - 26/Aug/11 with Ian, Tim

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/11

Not sure why this is given HVS, it's more VS 4b.
mariannekhoo - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/11 with Tracey Tomlin

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

Hidden - Lead - 08/Aug/11

Hidden - Lead - 02/Aug/11

tully1987 - 2nd - 02/Aug/11 with Adam Barratt

Rob Hirst - TR O/S - Aug/11

Oliver Sherman - 2nd - 29/Jul/11 with John Eales

jonny taylor - Lead rpt - 25/Jul/11 with Andy K

alberttcone - 2nd O/S - 25/Jul/11 with jonny taylor

dansmonkeytroubles - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/11 with Dave Williams

adam carless - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/11 with Andy Sheridan

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Jun/11

mjeffery - 2nd rpt - 25/May/11

Matt Smith - Lead O/S - 14/May/11 with Stephen Jennings

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 14/May/11

james rafferty - May/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/11

coombs - Lead O/S - 01/Mar/11

danielskingley - Lead O/S - Mar/11

JG - 2011

Fine sunny afternoon. Climb protected by shunt on double rope.
Chris M Thomas - TR rpt - 08/Sep/10

First gear half way on top of the slab, then 4 gears in a row and up for the top
pelvoux - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/10 with Mario

Jim Gaffney - TR O/S - 13/Aug/10 with Jonny Taylor

jonny taylor - Lead rpt - 13/Aug/10 with Jim Gaffney

TM_Horton - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/10 with will

JoEglington - 2nd - 08/Aug/10

Nigel R Lewis - 2nd - 01/Aug/10 with Ian Goudge

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/10

hazeysunshine - 2nd - 01/Aug/10 with Dave

pie_eater_pete - Lead - Aug/10 with Jo

djprepie - 2nd - 10/Jul/10 with Luis Parsons (aka Hero)

Thought I was on the HS.
Ed morris - Solo O/S - 16/Jun/10 with Lee

Jams Crwca - Lead β - 16/Jun/10 with Jeff

timofy - Lead O/S - Jun/10

themadbrown - 2nd O/S - 21/May/10 with james

rich_greeny - TR O/S - 02/May/10 with Duncan Slater

Aid@n - Lead - 01/May/10

Byronius Maximus - 2nd - 01/May/10 with Alex Twist

Twisty - Lead O/S - 01/May/10 with Byron Buck

Rhydian Evans - 2nd O/S - 14/Apr/10 with ivan bricknell

Matt Bill Platypus - 2nd O/S - 27/Mar/10 with Dan Money

Zoomer - Lead O/S - 24/Sep/09 with Julia Bloomer

Jules 210681 - 2nd - 24/Sep/09 with glenn bloomer

jonny taylor - Lead O/S - 23/Sep/09 with James

Jimmy O - 2nd O/S - 23/Sep/09 with Jonny Taylor

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 18/Sep/09

mje1398 - Lead O/S - 16/Sep/09 with Steph B

Claire Taylor - 2nd O/S - 18/Aug/09 with Nick Weston

Hidden - TR O/S - 25/Jul/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/09

Leelogs - 2nd - 25/May/09 with Chris

Hidden - Lead - 24/May/09

broc - Lead O/S - 23/May/09 with Sarah, Geoff

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/May/09

Definitely not HVS; I thought I was on Caerfai Crack and was quite willing to believe it was VS 4b.
Blisco - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/09 with Chris Townsend

Rog Wilko - 2nd - 11/Apr/09 with Gerard Conway

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

Hidden - Lead - 18/Feb/09

scorpia97 - 2nd O/S - 18/Feb/09 with Caspian

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Nov/08

Rob Hirst - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/08

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/08

Howard J - 2nd O/S - 24/Aug/08 with Ronnie Abrams

pretty cool..good photos!
sman3333 - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/08

Hidden - TR - 10/Aug/08

drewish - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/08 with Andy Halt

Hidden - Lead rpt - 09/Jun/08

ASchwirtz - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/08 with Ian (UBMC)

tomB - Lead O/S - 24/May/08 with James Coles

Meg Jones - Lead O/S - 24/May/08 with Tim Griffin

jonnyhawkins1 - TR O/S - 17/May/08 with kat

GeorgeArmstrong - Lead O/S - 05/May/08 with Rob Harrison

Delicate climbing up the white slab, best route here.
jamie ward - Lead O/S - 02/May/08 with Chris Comrie

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 11/Nov/07

Nice but very easy for the grade Completed just before a heavy shower, but we still got soaked
Chris the Tall - Lead O/S - 11/Nov/07 with Dave J

Hidden - TR O/S - 28/Aug/07

hardoreVdiffBen - Lead O/S - 06/May/07 with Ben Freeman

toasted - Lead - 05/May/07 with Ian Atkins

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

Dave Wearing - 2nd - 06/Apr/07 with Ken Tebay

Dan Shirley - 2nd O/S - 29/Mar/07

swmackey - Lead - 2007

crag_monster - Lead - Jun/06

Marq - Lead O/S - 29/May/06 with Daniel Dennehy

timharrison - Lead O/S - 07/May/06 with John Wellbelove

MY FIRST HVS 5a, and it was fooking fantastic!!!
TheNorthernOne - Lead - 26/Apr/06 with Dave Steadman

K Wall - 2nd - 15/Apr/06 with Jonno

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 15/Apr/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2006

jamie ward - 2nd O/S - 29/May/05 with Tom Skipworth

Soft for the grade. VS 4c?
Rog Wilko - Lead - Mar/05 with Debbie Wilkinson

clive-greenwood - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/04 with Owen Sudlow

If this is what I think it is topped a few times.
kendogcatchy - TR - 2004

leon - Lead O/S - Jul/03 with Andy Wright

akhughes - Lead O/S - May/03 with Emma Hughes

Hidden - 2003

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/May/02

Hidden - 2002

Bry - 2nd O/S - Jul/01 with Pete Roberts

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/May/01

Hidden - 2nd - 2001

belay bunny turned bad - 2000

Hidden - 2000

alan moore - Solo - 2000

did not step left but climbed direct.
Paul-Michael - Lead O/S - 23/May/98 with Nick Hanie

auld al - Lead O/S - Apr/97

sdht - Jun/96

michael burrows - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/96 with richard parry

Andy Say - Lead O/S - 02/May/94

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1990

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Total votes cast 172
hard HVS0 of 65
HVS1 of 65
easy HVS15 of 65
hard VS32 of 65
VS15 of 65
easy VS2 of 65
hard HS0 of 65
HS0 of 65
easy HS0 of 65
hard 5a0 of 57
5a1 of 57
easy 5a16 of 57
hard 4c28 of 57
4c11 of 57
easy 4c1 of 57
hard 4b0 of 57
4b0 of 57
easy 4b0 of 57
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2 Stars10 of 50
1 Star35 of 50
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