Rockfax Description
Technically interesting but never desperate. Climb direct to the third bolt then move right to finish. © Rockfax

FA. Doug Kerr, D.Reynolds 16.3.86 16/Mar/1986

Ticklists: Clwyd Limestone Top 50 List.

jezb1 26/Sep Lead
shazza65 11/Aug Lead dog

Some foot holds polished. Hard mid section

with annie rowley
virgil 10/Aug Lead O/S


with west
Parker550 29/Jul Lead O/S
with Al Stewart, jim hewson
Reyno87 23/Jul Lead
Hidden 05/Jul Lead O/S
jas128 05/Jul Lead RP
Hidden 04/Jul Lead O/S
doman11hate 04/Jul Lead O/S
with Mark
Kap 07/Jun Lead O/S
with Sean
Valentino 28/May Lead O/S
Peakphil 21/May Lead O/S
thefuturesmiles 21/May Lead
Hidden 13/May Lead rpt
eduardo 26/Apr Lead rpt
with Mark H
tom_lewis89 09/Apr Lead β
with Matthew Lyen
mattfarr 04/Apr Lead rpt
with Dave C
thefuturesmiles ?/Apr Lead
FreddieSmith ?/Mar Lead RP
Pete Sanger 15/Feb Lead O/S
g1m147 15/Feb Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Dec/14 Lead O/S
spragglerocks 18/Oct/14 2nd O/S
with Matt
najki_2000 24/Aug/14 Lead

Still as good as I remember

jjsk8a 03/Aug/14 Lead rpt

Went clip to clip to get the draws in and chalked a few holds (fingery gaston on crux was key) then dibs flashed and i followed up clean, nice route with some good rest positions

with david wear
IanD353 27/Jul/14 Lead rpt
with Ailsa
Tricklebank 17/Jul/14 Lead RP
Hidden 15/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Jul/14 AltLd β
Hidden 29/Jun/14 TR dog
rosiehawker 29/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Metz 26/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Will Murphy 26/Jun/14 Lead O/S
tash 15/Jun/14 2nd
with Milney
DWebs 14/Jun/14 2nd dog
Hidden 01/Jun/14 2nd
lost.arrow 27/May/14 Lead
Chubbard 26/May/14 Lead rpt
with C Godfrey
Hidden 19/Apr/14 Lead O/S
andybirtwistle 18/Apr/14 Lead

6a+ my arse! 6b in anyones book and getting polished to boot!

with Keith Lonsdale
Tom Clough 17/Apr/14 Lead RP
with Matt Clough
Hidden 13/Apr/14 Lead dog
petellis 22/Feb/14 Lead O/S
with The short fuse
hollysingleton ??/2014 TR β
CharlWelch ??/2014 Lead

2nd lead ever... Nice climb!

Pinky 26/Sep/13 TR RP
with alec thomas
Tom Clough 10/Sep/13 Lead β
Hidden 24/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Andy Myers 02/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Tomt1er 20/Jul/13 Lead O/S
simo 07/Jul/13 Lead O/S
greenclimb 30/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Sarah
mbxcs1 30/Jun/13 Lead β
Hidden 20/Jun/13 Lead β
Hidden 20/Jun/13 Lead rpt
Hidden 30/May/13 Lead rpt
Hidden 30/May/13 TR O/S
goodboy 26/May/13 2nd β
TraverseKing 25/May/13 Lead
permanenttrauma 22/May/13 Lead dog
mattfarr 22/May/13 Lead RP
Hidden 19/May/13 Lead β
lost.arrow 21/Apr/13 Lead
with David Bowler, Stu Sherwood
Hidden 02/Mar/13 Lead
Hidden ??/2013 -
saffy ??/2013 Lead
ravedave1806 29/Nov/12 Lead
Hidden 06/Oct/12 Lead
Hidden 06/Oct/12 Lead
Maxim2023 ?/Oct/12 Lead O/S
with Kate Tarrant
kate tarrant ?/Oct/12 TR β
Paul Hy 08/Sep/12 TR O/S
Hidden 08/Sep/12 Lead dog
psborland 02/Sep/12 Lead
with Nick
Nick Sherring 02/Sep/12 Lead O/S

Excellent climb with a little traverse, just enough to keep you going

simeclimb68 24/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with John Chiverton
KiaranR 24/Jul/12 TR O/S
with Simon P
Ben0591 11/Jul/12 Lead
deejmonkey 05/Jul/12 Lead
with Tom
tomparrott 05/Jul/12 2nd
with DJ
JaseSSDD 17/Jun/12 2nd
with Ian Barker
MD 10/Jun/12 Lead dog

Miss read the route and went the wrong way, easy when had the right sequence.

with Mark H
Luke Owens 28/May/12 Lead rpt
with Charles
Jay C 26/May/12 Lead O/S
esp821 25/May/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/May/12 Lead rpt
Rich Kay 05/May/12 Lead rpt
Hidden 05/May/12 TR
btc 05/May/12 Lead O/S
with Marina
Lenny 03/May/12 Lead rpt
with Adam
Rob Davies ?/May/12 Lead

Now polished and less pleasant

with Angus McLean
Rich Kay 30/Apr/12 Lead dog
The Ivanator 08/Apr/12 Lead

Sustained, a couple of vital holds near the top were in a minging wet streak ...interesting.

with Rich
Richard Wilson 23/Mar/12 TR
Luke Owens 10/Dec/11 Lead rpt
Hidden 06/Nov/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Nov/11 Lead O/S
asmith37 06/Nov/11 TR RP
Samuel Wainwright 21/Oct/11 Lead
Rocklaws 16/Oct/11 Lead O/S

Plenty of small ledges to rest - super moves

Hidden 11/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Luke Owens 17/Sep/11 Lead rpt
jon_gill1 10/Sep/11 Lead rpt
Luke Owens 09/Sep/11 Lead rpt
wazzalad20 11/Aug/11 Lead O/S

Clean onsight sweet;-) classic climb for the grade with enjoyable moves.

Calder 06/Aug/11 Lead O/S

Warm up - Pretty chuffed with this.

with Ste
stemill 06/Aug/11 Lead dog
with Graham
Gabe Oliver 03/Aug/11 Lead β
elliptic 31/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Lisa
Luke Owens 30/Jul/11 Lead RP

First 6a+ Redpoint

Hayles 10/Jul/11 2nd dnf
with Annie Rose Byass Clark
luke384 01/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Mattlamb90 01/Jul/11 Lead β
with Luke
Darron 26/Jun/11 -
Tomprusk 05/Jun/11 Lead β

vaguely remember top roping this a few years ago, nice moves.

with Dad
Hidden 01/Jun/11 Lead RP
najki_2000 29/May/11 Lead β

lovely climb, a few tricky moves to the jugs at the top

with Chris Rose
Luke Owens 28/May/11 Lead dog
Hidden 25/May/11 Lead O/S
lost.arrow 25/May/11 -
Chriswallis2 02/May/11 Lead O/S
with JK
jkarran 02/May/11 Lead
with Curly
danJBA 30/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Tom Greenwood 22/Apr/11 Lead rpt
with Chris Shannon
Diggler 16/Apr/11 Lead rpt
with Johnny
Hidden ?/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Giles1 26/Mar/11 Lead O/S
lrandall 13/Mar/11 Lead O/S

Afther thrashing myself on Traction Control this felt quite tricky/insecure with one hard blind move and the finishing moves on rounded holds. Nice climbing tho.

Chubbard 23/Feb/11 Lead rpt
with C Godfrey
Dan Geh 30/Jan/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Jan/11 Lead dog
Stepanek 30/Jan/11 Lead dog
Ger H 29/Jan/11 TR dog

Difficult crux at the top. Climbed with Dave Wxm.

with DaveNW
ben360 ??/2011 Lead
PAJames ??/2011 -
djromberg ??/2011 -
ChrisBigwood 06/Nov/10 Lead O/S
with Mark Rowe
Hidden 30/Oct/10 Lead rpt
Matt Smith 30/Oct/10 TR RP
mrstarwarsman 30/Oct/10 2nd
thrutch 22/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with Sven
Hidden 10/Oct/10 2nd dog
Hidden ?/Oct/10 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Oct/10 Lead O/S
migs493 26/Sep/10 Lead O/S
with RS
Lenny 25/Sep/10 TR
with Ian W.
climbing_wiggy 25/Sep/10 TR dog

hard for the grade

with Ian, Leon
Hidden 12/Sep/10 2nd O/S
AB744 02/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/Aug/10 Lead
Hidden 16/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Emma-Louise Anderson 16/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Wez Inskip
JWB 09/May/10 Lead O/S

Fantastic climb. All the moves and holds are there, it is never desperate!

jon_gill1 09/May/10 Lead O/S
DannyK 03/May/10 Lead O/S
with pep, Katie
danimal03 27/Apr/10 Lead β
with scylla750
Hidden 17/Apr/10 Lead dog
Hidden 10/Apr/10 Lead dog
donkster 10/Apr/10 2nd rpt
with DaveNW
Spillers 11/Mar/10 Lead O/S
with Jake
Hidden 07/Mar/10 Lead dog
Chubbard 19/Feb/10 Lead dog

frozen warmup in gathering gloom

with C Godfrey
Harry Thorpe 13/Feb/10 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2010 -
funsized 31/Oct/09 Lead O/S

Really good route. Very 'Thinky' towards the top.

Hidden 31/Oct/09 2nd
Hidden 31/Oct/09 Lead dog
Graham Iles 25/Oct/09 Lead O/S
with Jenny Tweedy
tmawer 28/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with chris king
ChesterChris 21/Sep/09 Lead O/S

Very hard going on this one. Just try to beef your way up.

Ben Harper 19/Sep/09 Lead O/S
ritchierich 05/Sep/09 Lead dnf
with Alan Evans
Hidden 31/Aug/09 Lead β
Laurence Everitt 31/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Tommy B
Hidden 29/Aug/09 2nd
Kingsjester 08/Aug/09 Lead

Awkward start and a difficult move nearer top.

Hidden 07/Aug/09 2nd dog
donkster 07/Aug/09 Lead rpt
with DaveNW
Hidden 05/Aug/09 Lead O/S
steven 25/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with Brian Hull
Dave Rumney 15/Jul/09 Lead
with Tanya Milner
richardr 14/Jul/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Jul/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Jul/09 TR O/S
Jo wood 28/Jun/09 -
with Chris Burlton, Jo Hepburn,Dylan Burgess
alek 21/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Martin Lane
Katie Marshall 21/Jun/09 Lead
with Sophie Heavey
rob1 20/Jun/09 Lead
Andy Clarke 20/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Rob
Sam1991 14/Jun/09 Lead dog

Fell of 3 times on the easy(er) section, then did the crux clean, odd game climbing is, isnt it?

with Dan
dts 14/Jun/09 Lead β
Hidden 25/May/09 Lead
CharlotteJelleyman 24/May/09 Lead
with Steve Franklin
Karlos 04/May/09 TR O/S
stevemcg 02/May/09 Lead
with Judy
Hidden 01/May/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Apr/09 TR
skittles 26/Apr/09 Lead O/S
leopet 21/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Chris
tedj234 18/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with David Liu
Milne 11/Apr/09 Lead O/S

top moves felt nails at 6a+, great moves all the way.

with Dave
Whealiebob 11/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Stee & Terry
embob 05/Apr/09 Lead

First 6a+ lead (clips pre-placed by Alex). Nice route with a good little crux at the top.

with Alex
jonny_098 05/Apr/09 Lead dog

Hard work on small features. Pushing my limits.

with Matt Bazire
Hidden 05/Apr/09 Lead
AndyM-LVB 22/Mar/09 Lead O/S
odox 22/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Sam Webb
nic42 21/Feb/09 Lead O/S
mikeyg 24/Jan/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Jan/09 2nd
Sam Simpson ??/2009 Lead RP
tunaficiency ??/2009 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Dec/08 Lead O/S
richardhopton 07/Dec/08 Lead O/S
Diggler 01/Nov/08 TR
with @ndy
RCrockford 01/Nov/08 Lead O/S
with Andy G
scylla750 12/Oct/08 Lead
with dante 03 & em
danimal03 12/Oct/08 Lead
with scylla750
Tomprusk 03/Oct/08 TR
with Dad
Noodles30 ?/Sep/08 Lead
spqr 15/Aug/08 Lead dog
with Misha
smudge 12/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with Rob
Lear ?/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with Tom Roberts
Hidden ?/Aug/08 2nd
Hidden 30/Jul/08 2nd rpt
Hidden 30/Jul/08 TR O/S
Dan 85 26/Jul/08 Lead O/S
with Lee
SamStokes 25/Jul/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Jul/08 TR dog
metal arms 01/Jul/08 Lead O/S
Rampikino 25/Jun/08 Lead
with MMC Various
The Bad Cough 24/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Lee Bonner
Hidden 12/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Brian Rodgers 07/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Lucy H
Hidden 24/May/08 2nd dog
donkster 24/May/08 Lead O/S
with DaveNW
MattOwen 18/May/08 Lead dog
with Simon Thorn
Ian Broome 03/May/08 Lead O/S
with Mike
Katya 17/Feb/08 2nd dog
Hidden 09/Feb/08 Lead
dts 09/Feb/08 Lead O/S
phil stubbs ?/Feb/08 Lead
Jakey4060 ?/Feb/08 Lead β
willson ??/2008 Lead
Hidden ??/2008 -
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
lee richards ??/2008 Lead

fantastic climbing on good clean rock well worth the grade.

with robbo84
SMc ??/2008 Lead O/S
with Anne
SMc ??/2008 Lead O/S
with Anne
Hidden ??/2008 -
matt30987 ??/2008 Lead RP
with Dad
Ed Booth ??/2008 Lead
dicky79 30/Dec/07 Lead rpt
with Pete
cia05js 04/Nov/07 -
gareth scott borthwick 31/Oct/07 Lead O/S
Marti999 05/Oct/07 Lead O/S
with Guy Buckingham
anguskille 30/Sep/07 Lead O/S

ok, my first sport actually, gets tough near the top, i didnt know where to go at all

fennerz 30/Sep/07 Lead O/S

1st sport climb

with Angus Kille
davespider 23/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with Rob Lewis
Chris the Tall 07/Sep/07 Lead β
Hidden 06/Sep/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Sep/07 Lead
Carl Smethurst 26/Aug/07 Lead β
with Ian Pickles, Dave Pemberton
Hidden 17/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Aug/07 Lead O/S
lost.arrow 09/Aug/07 -
Hidden 08/Aug/07 TR dog
Hidden 08/Aug/07 TR rpt
Owen W-G 02/Aug/07 Lead O/S
with Simon Denison
peter myers ?/Aug/07 Lead
lost.arrow 30/Jul/07 -
with Ian Ashworth
Hidden 29/Jul/07 TR dog
btc 29/Jul/07 Lead O/S
with Susannah Ellis
Rampikino 21/Jun/07 Lead
with Cat
KitCat 21/Jun/07 2nd
with Mat
matt0759 24/May/07 Lead
smallerrich 23/May/07 Lead O/S

Very interesting route, hard at the top on last moves

A Crook 22/May/07 Lead O/S
Ben1983 20/May/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/May/07 Lead rpt
warringtonade ?/May/07 TR
with Joss
Hidden 20/Apr/07 Lead dog
rawk 07/Apr/07 Lead

another one I can't remember the details to. Need to take notes. duh! maybe I lead it?

with Max
Hidden 07/Apr/07 Lead β
tobydunford 01/Apr/07 Lead dog
Jon_Warner 04/Feb/07 Lead O/S

best sub 6b route in the area, sustained and solid.

with Jonny
Hidden 03/Feb/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Feb/07 Lead RP
Hidden 02/Feb/07 Lead O/S
kingholmesy ??/2007 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2007 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Dec/06 TR
IanD353 ?/Oct/06 Lead O/S
with Ailsa
a_d_tru 27/Jul/06 2nd
with Julie
Hidden 27/Jul/06 2nd dnf
John Marsland 22/Jul/06 2nd
with Darrell Small
nige 26/Jun/06 Lead
with jenny hunt
John Marsland 03/Jun/06 Lead
with Goi
BruceW 03/Jun/06 Lead O/S

V. good route

with Al D.
goi.ashmore 03/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with John Marsland
Hidden ?/Jun/06 Lead dnf
dicky79 30/May/06 Lead rpt
with Pete
dicky79 09/May/06 Lead O/S
with Pete
Hidden 28/Apr/06 Lead O/S
lost.arrow 19/Feb/06 Lead
Lee Proctor 04/Feb/06 Lead rpt
with Paul Bolger
Mark Riley 14/Jan/06 Lead rpt
Hidden ??/2006 -
Hidden ??/2006 2nd
ASchwirtz 29/Oct/05 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Oct/05 Lead O/S
Rob Davies 25/Sep/05 Lead
with Andy Gee, Phil Ashton
Hidden 18/Sep/05 Lead O/S
Clucky 05/Sep/05 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Aug/05 2nd
daveayton ??/2005 Lead O/S
with C Harney
Hidden ??/2005 Lead
Hidden ??/2005 Lead
Hidden 02/May/04 2nd
Rob Davies 07/Mar/03 TR

Pre bolts was given E2 5c, but would have been not very well protected

with Les Goram
Mark Riley ??/2003 Lead O/S
lost.arrow 02/Jul/98 -

E2 5c *(**) before the bolts.

with Tim Malone
NeilGriffiths 19/Jul/97 -
with paula
Roget 09/Apr/95 Lead O/S
with jon
Stoney Boy 11/Jun/94 Lead O/S
with Bob Marks
Hidden ??/1987 Lead
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