Strapiombo** HVS 5a
A mighty chimney with moves to match, it can feel anywhere between HVS and E3 depending of your chimneying abilities and the number of massive cams you own! 1) 35m. As for P1 of Poor Man's Peuterey, then continue straight up and left to a tree below the slot. 2) 5b, 18m. Get yourself into the chimney and use any means you can to get to the top. Breaststroke seems to work best. © ROCKFAX

Ticklists: North Wales Rock Graded List.

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This climb is in 55 logbooks, and on 18 wishlists.

JHC - 23/Aug/14

Rob P1, me P2. Interesting climbing up to the chimney, and a challenging shimmy up thereafter. I really enjoyed this, only took small cams, got stuck in and hoped for gear at the top. It felt like a stiff VS, but I have done a lot of this type of chimney and am quite small which makes a difference.
MichaelGallimore - AltLd O/S - 04/May/14 with Rob

I literally puked on top of this route. Never again unless I take a size 6 cam. But memorable.
The Grist - Lead O/S - 16/Mar/14 with Tom Doldon

virtually unprotectable I'll be back armed with a big cam. Beware of the loose blocks below the chimney.
highclimber - AltLd dnf - 15/Mar/14

mike mo - 2014

Allanfairfechan - 2014

Michael Allday - Lead rpt - 23/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead dnf - 26/May/13

Hidden - Lead - 27/Apr/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Mar/13

Probably no harder than 4c but thats 4c every time you move a limbe:-) was awsome to second this
Andy Peak 1 - 2nd - 30/Mar/13 with Simon huges

tim newton - 2nd O/S - 12/Mar/13 with ken, stuart lade

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Mar/13

Nick Biven - 2013

Lee started for Pear Tree Variation, but decided not to do, because it was overgrown. I took over and did this route. I struggled a lot (and appreciated immensely Friends 5&6) but the route was absolutely fantastic!
masa-alpin - Lead O/S - 06/May/12 with Lee P

Hidden - 2012

lead 1st pitch,. had to back off 2nd
mattorford - AltLd - 15/Oct/11

omg! fun to watch (i nearly wet myself watching Vince lead this one!), not quite so much fun to climb!
givemetea - 2nd O/S - 22/Jul/11 with Vince

Roz lead pitch 1, I lead pitch 2
3 Names - AltLd O/S - 22/Jul/11 with Roslyn Mckendry

Hidden - Lead - 11/Jun/11

no cams so soloed the last pitch
Michael Allday - Lead O/S - Apr/11 with rodney greenfield

Hidden - 2011

The first pitch is way, way longer than the 80ft given in the definitive guide! The second pitch is brilliant, in an ungradeable horrorshow kind of a way. Would probably get HVDiff in the Peak District...
victim of mathematics - 2nd O/S - 11/Apr/10 with Tony

Hidden - 2010

soph - Lead - 2010

soph - Lead - 2010

Derek Ryden - AltLd O/S - 04/Jul/09 with Peter Hill

the juicy dangler - Lead O/S - Jul/09 with becky

sgl - Lead O/S - 04/Apr/09 with Mallard

Hidden - Lead - 17/Sep/08

dan gibson - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/08 with sam read

The route description in North Wales rock is spot on! Great fun
Mike Goldthorp - Lead O/S - 31/May/08 with Sam Jones, Tom Barton

Sgt. Vest - Lead O/S - 09/Feb/08 with james andy

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Feb/08

Matt Vigg - 2008

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/07

Rob Kennard - 2007

Andy Campbell - 2nd - May/05 with Sim

John Kettle - AltLd - 2003

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Sep/02

Just Another Dave - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/02 with Chris Bird

Hidden - AltLd - 29/Jan/98

steve taylor - 1994

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 18/Jul/92

Hidden - AltLd - 1991

andy gittins - Lead - 1990

Glad I seconded
David Smith - 2nd - 1988 with charlie french

Melok - 1984

William Robertson - Lead O/S - 1980 with Emily, Steve, Shaun etc

Hidden - 1980

ewar woowar - Lead - 1980

Falko - Lead O/S - 22/Mar/75 with Al W.

granitbahn - AltLd - 1975

mikej - Lead - 12/Mar/67 with Keith Gregson

Hidden - AltLd - 17/Jul/66

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Voting
Total votes cast 23
hard E12 of 9
E10 of 9
easy E10 of 9
hard HVS4 of 9
HVS2 of 9
easy HVS0 of 9
hard VS1 of 9
VS0 of 9
easy VS0 of 9
hard 5b0 of 3
5b1 of 3
easy 5b0 of 3
hard 5a0 of 3
5a1 of 3
easy 5a0 of 3
hard 4c1 of 3
4c0 of 3
easy 4c0 of 3
3 Stars9 of 11
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