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Clutch** VS 4c

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27m. Best gained by abseil. Good thread underneath the huge boulder at top
A J J Moulam,W R Craster, J F Mawe 20/Dec/1953

Ticklists: North Wales Rock Graded List.

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This climb is in 90 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

Hidden - Lead - 31/May/14

Good route
Andy Chubb - Lead O/S - 17/May/14 with Nick Gregory

Gareth T - Lead O/S - 04/May/14 with Eulee

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/May/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 18/Apr/14

cold fingers - felt hard...
hazeysunshine - 2nd O/S - 13/Apr/14 with Ann B

Abi Chard - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/14 with Cathy W

Getting a bit vegetated. TR because none else wanted to do it :(
edmitchell - TR rpt - 30/Mar/14 with Emma Rowe

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Mar/14

Si - 2014

mike mo - 2014

tompilgrem - Lead O/S - 18/Sep/13 with golly, Dad

Easy ab in from in-situ gear to a good starting ledge.Good route.
bobpilgrem - 2nd O/S - 18/Sep/13 with Tom

Only one tough part, nice climbing, well protected!
vertigo714 - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/13 with Will Molyneaux

r.greaves - Lead - 03/Aug/13 with jim daly, tony minette

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Jul/13

3 stars surely, brilliant climbing from start to finish. Was very glad we chose to ab in rather than brave the jungle at the bottom!
Simon Caldwell - 2nd O/S - 05/May/13 with Carmen

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

david morse - 2nd O/S - 01/May/13 with josh

MD - 2nd - 27/Apr/13 with Jo

Happy Wanderer - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/13 with Mike D

Hidden - AltLd - 2013

chrisallan - Lead O/S - 10/Nov/12

The old guide talks about scrambling up to the start, I dread to think what that would have been like. A good pitch.
caradoc - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/12 with john b

Jones_88 - 2nd - 15/Jul/12

adam06 - Lead - 15/Jul/12 with Wyn Jones

Good rock, gear, moves and exposure
Cardi - Lead O/S - 05/May/12 with Dave H

Hidden - Lead - 05/May/12

Hidden - TR O/S - 02/Apr/12

Alessandro Tentori - 2nd O/S - Apr/12 with Paolo Fubini

BenRyle - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/12

myoung - Lead O/S - 04/Mar/12 with Sioned

rob.grafton - AltLd - 2012 with andy bunnage

Different Steve - Lead O/S - 29/May/11 with Clare

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 22/May/11

r.greaves - 2nd - 12/May/11 with stu lade

Lovely pitch. Abseiled in and the rope got stuck, ended up having to prussic up the rope to free it.
brockers - 2nd O/S - 01/May/11 with Maggie Bass

Hidden - Lead - 01/May/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/11

emmarowe - 2nd O/S - 30/Apr/11 with ed mitchell

Hidden - Lead rpt - 29/Apr/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/11

Phil Layton - 2nd O/S - 26/Mar/11 with simon

simeclimb68 - Lead rpt - 26/Mar/11 with Phil Layton

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

edmitchell - Lead O/S - 2011 with Emma Rowe

PAJames - 2011

PAJames - 2011

emmarowe - 2nd - 2011 with ed mitchell

Abbed in from top....best approach for many of the routes hereabouts. Nice climb
Pete Nugent - Lead - 24/Oct/10 with Mandy T

kitkat78 - Lead O/S - 09/Oct/10 with SteveM

SteveM - 2nd - 09/Oct/10 with Kat

Hidden - AltLd - 02/Oct/10

Ab'ed in and the rope got stuck! eeek.
coffeepot - 2nd - 31/May/10 with jelaby

Valuable lesson not to be forgotten: it's hard to pull a knot across grass. Had to lead on the remaining length of rope, with the ab rope stuck in the corner. Didn't seem to affect much, except I kept trying to clip the ab rope into my gear.
jelaby - Lead O/S - 31/May/10 with CoffeePot

Hidden - Lead - May/10

Hidden - Lead - 07/Apr/10

took a while at the crux mioving up and down lots in the corner!! Final moves after corner really nice and airy
krusty23 - Lead - 28/Mar/10 with Chris H

cold
Noodles - 2nd - 01/Mar/10 with Jill Reinsch

exciting and scary traditional climb!
Jillybean - Lead - 01/Mar/10 with Martyn

simeclimb68 - 2010

Hidden - Lead O/S - Sep/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 22/Mar/09

Noodles30 - Lead - 2009 with Joe Sims

Hidden - Lead - 17/Oct/08

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 17/Oct/08

Some nice moves
Glyn - Lead O/S - 23/Sep/08 with David Fountain

davefount - 2nd O/S - 23/Sep/08 with Glyn

Hidden - Lead - 27/May/08

Sean Kelly - 2008

barni - Lead - 2008 with Si

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2002

steve prior - Lead - Aug/95

Ched - Lead O/S - 1993 with Glanfor

RichardMc - Lead - 15/Nov/91 with Pam Holt

Hidden - 2nd - 11/May/91

Hidden - AltLd - Aug/89

DDDD - 1985

RichardMc - AltLd rpt - 29/Nov/80 with Dave Langmead

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Aug/78

Nigel Bond - AltLd - 08/Jul/78 with Tony Cuddy

Brian Wilderspin - AltLd - Jun/78 with Chris Hindley

Hidden - Lead - 19/Feb/78

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Feb/78

Hidden - Jun/77

granitbahn - AltLd - 1973

Gordon Stainforth - 2nd - 07/Sep/72 with John Stainforth

mikej - AltLd - 25/May/70 with Jerry Young

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Voting
Total votes cast 52
hard HVS0 of 19
HVS0 of 19
easy HVS0 of 19
hard VS8 of 19
VS9 of 19
easy VS2 of 19
hard HS0 of 19
HS0 of 19
easy HS0 of 19
hard 5a0 of 18
5a0 of 18
easy 5a0 of 18
hard 4c8 of 18
4c8 of 18
easy 4c2 of 18
hard 4b0 of 18
4b0 of 18
easy 4b0 of 18
3 Stars3 of 15
2 Stars10 of 15
1 Star2 of 15
0 Stars0 of 15
Bag of .....0 of 15
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Style of ascent

Lead43 of 90 (47.8%)
Followed28 of 90 (31.1%)
Toproped2 of 90 (2.2%)
Alt Leads9 of 90 (10.0%)
Unknown8 of 90 (8.9%)

'Climbed'44 of 90 (48.9%)
clean O/S42 of 90 (46.7%)
clean rpt4 of 90 (4.4%)