116m, 3 pitches.

Rockfax Description
Three exacting long pitches giving tremendous climbing.
1) 5b, 40m. Climb easily up to the roof then gain the groove. Follow this to a ledge then climb the wall above and left to a large ledge.
2) 5b, 45m. Head up easily behind the belay and get stood on the pinnacle. Follow the continuation groove above to a ledge. A wall leads to another ledge.
3) 5b, 35m. Gain a left-slanting ledge above and traverse left to the second groove. Follow this to easier ground and the top. © Rockfax

Ticklists: Hard Rock, Victim Of Mathematics' Ticklist of Extreme Justice, North Wales Rock Graded List, ROCKFAX Style Top 50: North Wales, MIA logbook must haves!, UK Extreme Corners, North Wales 100 Classic Climbs, ROCKFAX - Top 50 North Wales Climbs, Ultimate E1 ticklist, UK Lonely Leads, The BMC 70th Anniversary Ticklist, AMC Uni Ticklist, Caff's Cool E1s List.

shaunhumphreys 03/Oct/15 AltLd O/S

lead P1 and alt P3 quite alot of jamming/thrutching on p2 but still ace climbing, had been meaning to do it for a while so was nice to finally get it done.

benkelsey 03/Oct/15 AltLd O/S

P2. Quality route and it was even dry! Finished up overhanging arete wih very cold fingers.

with Shaun Humphreys
Hidden 27/Sep/15 AltLd O/S
David Kay 27/Sep/15 AltLd O/S
Adam Hill 11/Sep/15 2nd

Awesome climbing, great rock. P3 is the most exciting.

with Simon
The_Boy_ODwyer 10/Sep/15 AltLd O/S

Lead p2. Probably the best E1 i've ever done.

with Robert Canavan
scottcoates ?/Jul/15 AltLd O/S
with Chris
samwillo 23/Jun/15 Lead

Probably the worst E1 I've ever done.

manfred 23/Jun/15 AltLd

well it was trad, so nothing spectacular just akward moves

Hidden 18/Jun/15 AltLd O/S
dswansonlow 16/May/15 Lead rpt
with Claire
clairejane ?/Mar/15 2nd

Cold. Cold. Cold

phil64 ??/2015 Lead
tim20 ??/2015 -
Hidden 21/Sep/14 AltLd O/S
KKilroy 15/Sep/14 AltLd O/S
with bradley
Aaron Lines 14/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Peter Metcalfe 13/Sep/14 Lead
with Roger Chaldecott
LJKing 13/Sep/14 AltLd O/S

Led pitches 1 and 3. Fantastic climb.

with Paul Clarkson
Stopsy 12/Sep/14 AltLd RP

Had to Ground Up my lead on p.2. Pitch clean on second attempt.

with Henry
HAJ Francis ?/Sep/14 AltLd O/S

p1 and 3

rbharries 01/Aug/14 Lead O/S

Danger backed out, first multi pick e1 on my lonesome

with Bridger
erbridger 29/Jul/14 2nd

Second to Rhys. A thugish climb.

ellis 25/Jul/14 AltLd O/S
davesykes 25/Jul/14 AltLd

Traditional! Probably should've done the arete finish

with Ellis
Ewan Russell 24/Jul/14 AltLd O/S


with Halla
Callum_Johnson 23/Jul/14 AltLd O/S
with Uisdean
Uisdean hawthorn 23/Jul/14 AltLd
ned_85 22/Jul/14 AltLd
with Didrik Kristiansen
Motown 10/Jul/14 AltLd O/S

Very satisfying route. Learnt a lot leading second pitch. Tough E1 5b.

with Richard
HB1 10/Jul/14 AltLd

Fulfilled a long-held ambition. Worth every penny!

with WC
James Oswald 02/Jul/14 AltLd O/S

Lead p2, superb sustained and really hard. Wouldn't argue with soft e2. Brilliant climbing, Rachel finished up the overhanging arete

Rachel Slater 02/Jul/14 AltLd O/S

Lead pitch one then the arete finish.

wi11 30/Jun/14 AltLd rpt


with Helen G
Helen Gibson 30/Jun/14 AltLd

led 2nd pitch.. lovely all the way.

with Will Hardy
Jack93 29/Jun/14 AltLd O/S

Superb! I think it ended up with each of us leading the right pitches for us! Lead P2 with the mega jamming corner crack

spidermonkey09 29/Jun/14 AltLd O/S

P1 and 3. What a route! First pitch was amazing, glad Jack got the second as it involved jamming and the third was properly steep but very juggy. I'll be back for the E2 finish.

Ed Babs 29/Jun/14 AltLd O/S

P1+3, so Alex got the tough one. : )

with AlexD
AlexD 29/Jun/14 AltLd O/S

led 2nd pitch, bit of a struggle, excellent gear though!

with Ed
Steve Crowe 23/Jun/14 Lead O/S


with KM
Wevcore 23/Jun/14 2nd O/S
with Rich
Luxulyan 23/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Kev Brown
GPN 22/Jun/14 AltLd

P1 and P3. Probably the best E1 I've done.

with Misha
Misha 22/Jun/14 AltLd O/S
with George
chris wyatt 21/Jun/14 AltLd O/S

Superb tiring climb.

with rich
Patu 21/Jun/14 2nd dog
with Nicolas
richardr 21/Jun/14 AltLd O/S
Hidden 21/Jun/14 Lead O/S
wi11 19/Jun/14 AltLd O/S


with Will S
Hidden 19/Jun/14 AltLd
james1978 17/Jun/14 AltLd
with pam
Mike_Hayes 15/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Brannock 14/Jun/14 AltLd

Pitch 2, old school crack udging, nice route though.

guy757 14/Jun/14 -
A Crook 14/Jun/14 AltLd O/S

Without a doubt a classic of the country,(4 star rating if it was in Scotland) 3 pitches all 5b, all sustained, all differing in character and every pitch E1. As it shook down in the end the ideal person got each pitch to lead. Top day out lads

NeilGriffiths 14/Jun/14 AltLd

Unremitting. Very good.

with Dom, Adam
Martin Haworth 14/Jun/14 AltLd O/S
Hidden 14/Jun/14 AltLd
Hidden 08/Jun/14 AltLd
Hidden 08/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/14 AltLd
Hidden 18/May/14 AltLd O/S
adam 24 18/May/14 AltLd O/S

Classic thrutch'n'thrash. Great exposure at the top, led P1 & P3.

Hidden 17/May/14 AltLd O/S
zcsharp 03/May/14 AltLd O/S

Dear god, this route doesn't give you a break, thought it deserved E2 cause of how sustained it is. Need to get better at jamming since i got very scared on p2.

Joe Innes 03/May/14 AltLd O/S
jcw ??/2014 -
Hidden ??/2014 -
Si ??/2014 -
Tim Sparrow ??/2014 -
mike mo ??/2014 -
Allanfairfechan ??/2014 -
Hidden ??/2014 -
James Thacker ??/2014 -
JamesWilliams ??/2014 AltLd O/S

lead the second pitch. ollie did the overhanging arete pitch to finish but ropes got jammed on second had to sit on some gear. the grooves is mega hard!

spragglerocks 31/Aug/13 AltLd O/S

Led P2

with Ben
chrisallan 25/Aug/13 AltLd O/S

Brilliant! got P2, lots of nice jams and bomber gear. All nice and dry.

harold walmsley 08/Aug/13 AltLd rpt

Had a look at Overhanging Arete but the corner was dripping and green. Led P1,3

with Colin Struthers
robgixer ?/Aug/13 Lead O/S
evhall 21/Jul/13 AltLd O/S

FANTASTIC route! Did P1 and 3, exposure is crazy..sunshine and no dampness - perfect day out!

with goat
Mr Tickle 20/Jul/13 Lead O/S

Led all pitches. An amazing climb, P2 seems to never stop wanting to spit you off! Final pitch is fantastic one of the best pitches I've climbed.

with davenev
davenev 20/Jul/13 2nd

This took everything I had just to get up it - P2 is so sustained

with luke
climbingpixie 16/Jul/13 AltLd O/S

Just superb! Led P2 which felt pretty sustained, definitely upper end of E1.

with Maria
maria85 16/Jul/13 AltLd O/S

Utterly brilliant, one of the best routes I've ever done. First pitch is amazing, the thrutch through the overhang was thankfully dry, rest of pitch incredible jug pulling, stemming and bomber gear. 2nd pitch more sustained. 3rd pitch a nice short, sharp finale.

with Julie
Hidden 14/Jul/13 Lead O/S
rd20 14/Jul/13 AltLd O/S

RD P2 - best climb todate

with Alison Cairns
Hidden 13/Jul/13 AltLd O/S
Andy Clarke 13/Jul/13 AltLd O/S

Superb. An imposing line with continuously challenging climbing and a thrillingly positioned finish. Fought my way up the full-on P2: excellent sustained jamming. One of the very best E1's I've done

with Tim
greenclimb 13/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Sarah
Dan724 12/Jul/13 AltLd O/S
BenRyle 12/Jul/13 AltLd O/S

Epic. Glorious day. Welsh Paradise

with Dan
Hidden 10/Jul/13 2nd
Hidden 10/Jul/13 AltLd
dswansonlow 08/Jul/13 AltLd O/S
Hidden 08/Jul/13 AltLd rpt
mike lawrence? 08/Jul/13 AltLd

Totally fantastic but quite hard. Colin led first and third.

with Colin
shed_hed 08/Jul/13 AltLd O/S

Nice route, even if a bit damp still despite all the good weather. Felt quite hard for the grade; middle pitch was quite awkward and sustained and the exposure on the last pitch was a bit of a shock! I led the middle pitch. Walk in was ridiculously hot and sweaty and took much longer than the guidebook time!

Hidden 07/Jul/13 AltLd O/S
Alex.M-M. 08/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Jun/13 2nd rpt
Abi Chard 08/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Ian
NickJH 08/Jun/13 AltLd
with LiamG
Dan Mckinlay ?/Jun/13 -
steveboote ?/Jun/13 Lead

With Vic Belshaw

with Vic Belshaw
Palindrome 26/May/13 2nd

Aided pitch 2.

stuaart 26/May/13 2nd
with Sandra McCabe, Neil Redgrave
Samuel Wainwright 02/May/13 AltLd O/S


with Rafe Osborne
UncleMephisto 02/May/13 AltLd O/S

The best! Tried the overhanging arete but was pretty goosed by that point and the exposure blew my mind! Props to Sam for being a true gentleman on this one and giving us the final pitch as well.

Andy Chadwick ??/2013 -
Dizz 08/Sep/12 Lead

Very good ... have to do again with friction turned on! Rather green. One silly slip extending gear ... the lichen got me! E2 alternate finish.

with megan, David B
Longsufferingropeholder 07/Sep/12 AltLd O/S
The old James turnbull ?/Aug/12 AltLd
with aiden
Kirill 28/Jul/12 Lead O/S

Top quality climb! It started raining on the P3, which made the "easy" ground at the top not so easy.

McGuinness 29/May/12 AltLd O/S

Led P2 and finished up overhanging arete. Amazing.

with Dafydd
Dafydd Llywelyn 29/May/12 AltLd O/S
Hidden 27/May/12 AltLd rpt
Lenny 26/May/12 AltLd O/S

Pitch 2

with Pete
Hidden ?/May/12 AltLd
efrance24234 25/Mar/12 AltLd O/S
OffshoreAndy ?/Jan/12 AltLd
OffshoreAndy ?/Jan/12 AltLd
OffshoreAndy ?/Jan/12 AltLd
OffshoreAndy ?/Jan/12 AltLd
Captain Gear ??/2012 -
Hidden ??/2012 -
Stewart Armstrong ??/2012 -
kingholmesy ??/2012 AltLd O/S

Led p1 & finished up The Overhanging ArÍte.

Hidden ??/2012 -
JonG ??/2012 -
Hidden ??/2012 -
Adam Potter ??/2012 AltLd O/S

Cant remember the date. I did 1st and 2nd pitch. It was very wet. I remember on the 1st pitch, water from the holds running down my arms in my sleeves as far as my elbows.

with Sari
Tony Kartawick ??/2012 -
Stone Idle ??/2012 -
Hidden ??/2012 -
Hidden 01/Oct/11 AltLd O/S
Noodles 30/Sep/11 AltLd O/S

Led p1 and p3, awesome mountain route. Full on from start to finish. Pitch 2 felt soild for 5b tho...

Bennykr 30/Sep/11 AltLd O/S

Amazing route, led P2 :D

with Noodles
ianjfsutcliffe 27/Jul/11 AltLd O/S

Led pitch 2. Brilliant route. Pitch 2 sustained and hard. Pitch 3 awesome.

with Courty
M_W_Court 27/Jul/11 AltLd O/S

Led P1 and P3

Hidden 25/Jul/11 AltLd
Hidden 25/Jul/11 AltLd
Jessie Rushbrooke 12/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with GF
al99 04/Jul/11 AltLd O/S

Finished up hanging arete! Amazing

with Andrew Bitmead
deejmonkey 26/Jun/11 Lead

2nd pitch was running with water which made climbing difficult, but the exposure on the 3rd pitch was well worth all the effort - superb!

with Tom
tomparrott 26/Jun/11 2nd
with DJ
olly_davey 17/Jun/11 Lead O/S
vertically_challenged 06/Jun/11 AltLd O/S

probably my best multi pitch. i did 2nd pitch which was for sure the hardest of the 3. every pitch was very sustained fun :)

ben360 ?/Jun/11 -
Diggler 28/Apr/11 AltLd O/S
with Craig w, Buddle
rockjedi 28/Apr/11 AltLd O/S
cem 25/Apr/11 AltLd O/S

Led pitches 2 & 3. Good but certainly not the best E1 in Wales

with Dave Amos
david morse 22/Apr/11 Lead O/S

Well worth its uber-classic status

with lole
Hidden 22/Apr/11 AltLd O/S
Hidden 22/Apr/11 AltLd O/S
Owain Llewelyn 20/Apr/11 Lead
with Dad
tim newton 20/Apr/11 AltLd O/S
with dan ely
Hidden 20/Apr/11 AltLd O/S
Hidden 20/Apr/11 AltLd O/S
dan ely 20/Apr/11 AltLd O/S
with tim
Ceridwen 18/Apr/11 2nd

I tried to lead p2, which is nails! Then backed off, Mike lead it but fell and the I fell trying to get the nut which heald the fall. Couldn't get it out at all. Other 2 pitches clean. I reckon p2 is more like 5c than 5b.

with Uber Mike
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
centurion05 ??/2011 -
JEP ??/2011 -
Rory Shaw ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
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PAJames ??/2011 -
PAJames ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 AltLd O/S
Glenn Sutcliffe ??/2011 -
pasbury ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden 26/Sep/10 AltLd
Jim Slater 04/Sep/10 AltLd O/S

Led P2. Superb climb.

Graeme Hammond 04/Sep/10 AltLd O/S

really something special, great rock/gear/belays and probably almost perfect conditions. 3 equally amazing pitches!! led pitches 1 & 3

with Jim
mikeyjbs 26/Jun/10 AltLd β
Alex T (RAFMA) 17/Jun/10 AltLd
Alex T (RAFMA) 17/Jun/10 AltLd
Hidden 16/Jun/10 AltLd rpt
Marti999 16/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Graham C 16/Jun/10 2nd O/S
with Marti
Bristoldave 15/Jun/10 Lead O/S
CarolineH 15/Jun/10 2nd O/S
with Dave
Hidden 13/Jun/10 Lead O/S
London Luke ?/Jun/10 AltLd O/S
Hidden 25/May/10 AltLd O/S
Hidden 25/May/10 AltLd O/S
Ben1983 24/Apr/10 AltLd O/S
Chubbard 17/Apr/10 AltLd O/S

Ace!! Pitch 2 is brilliant.

with C Godfrey
DuncanR 11/Apr/10 AltLd

Cracking route, sustained, great position.

with Scott Mckenzie
Hidden ??/2010 -
Ken Taylor ??/2010 -
Dave Rumney ??/2010 -
with Tanya Milner
Hidden ??/2010 -
soph ??/2010 -
DanH9883 ??/2010 Lead
Duncan Campbell 17/Oct/09 AltLd

led first and last pitches tom took a bit if a fall on the second pitch at the crux P2 proper hard if u dont like jamming! i also had to rest on the rope on crux pitch to remove a stuck cam

Tomprusk 17/Oct/09 AltLd dog

Greasy, sustained, exposed, amazing! fell off the crux on pitch 2 due to grease but got up it next go.

with Duncan
Hidden 13/Sep/09 AltLd O/S
Hidden 13/Sep/09 AltLd O/S
Adam Booth 12/Sep/09 -

Wet wet wet!

with Roel
lithos 08/Aug/09 Lead O/S

P1,P2,P3 ! knackered at top, well protected but sustained esp P2.

with cookie
Hidden ?/Aug/09 AltLd O/S
Cassidy 05/Jun/09 AltLd O/S

Epic. Super classic (climbed with E2 arete finish). Pitch 2 is amazingespecially in trainers. Whillans and Brown are demi-gods.

with Robin, Jules, Graham, Will
billb ?/Jun/09 AltLd O/S
Hidden 31/May/09 2nd
Hidden 31/May/09 Lead O/S
Seymore Butt ??/2009 -
mr mills 27/Jul/08 AltLd O/S

Got to be one of the best route of it`s grade i`ve done ! Very satisfying indeed !

with Katy F
Hidden 27/Jul/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Jul/08 AltLd O/S
belay bunny turned bad ?/Jul/08 2nd
Hidden ?/Jun/08 AltLd dog
barni 29/Apr/08 Lead O/S

climbed as a three

Hidden ??/2008 AltLd
Marcus ??/2008 -
Nicos 20/Oct/07 Lead O/S
with rich mansfield
Ed Booth 23/Aug/07 Lead O/S

What a route!

Hidden 23/Aug/07 AltLd O/S
Hidden 11/Aug/07 AltLd O/S
Rich Mayfield 10/Aug/07 AltLd
Tim Steward 09/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with Haggis Harris
Hidden 09/Jun/07 2nd dog
Hidden 05/Jun/07 AltLd O/S
OffshoreAndy 05/Jun/07 AltLd

Led pitch 2

with UKC Dan
dan gibson 05/Jun/07 AltLd O/S
sebrider ?/Jun/07 AltLd O/S

Done via hanging arÍte

with Roby Rudolf
IOAN D 04/May/07 Lead O/S


with rob
Hidden ??/2007 AltLd O/S
brian watson 23/Sep/06 AltLd dog

Scott lead P1,P3. Then in my infinite wisdom i decided the route went up P4 of "sunday school outing E4 6a" after resting on the "dubious peg" i actually manage the moves "in a position of tremendous exposure" and then bolted for the summit!! Belayer not very happy with me. Then we went to the pub :-)

Hidden 08/Jul/06 2nd O/S
chris j 05/Jul/06 AltLd O/S
with Ben Bradford
Hidden ?/Jul/06 AltLd dnf
tom.e 10/Jun/06 AltLd O/S
with Charlie Everett
lost.arrow 09/Jun/06 AltLd
with Perry Yapp
Hidden ?/May/06 AltLd
Ian McNeill ??/2006 -
a_radiohead_fan ??/2005 -
Brian Rodgers ??/2005 AltLd O/S
alasdair19 ??/2005 -

with Alys and sion cold may bh should of been on the S side!

Hidden ??/2005 2nd dog
mikeski ??/2005 AltLd
Rob Davies ??/2004 Lead dnf

Backed off spooky traverse on final pitch. Then had to escape by traversing R, short abseil, then up finish of Green Caterpillar

with Les Goram
Hidden 18/Oct/03 Lead O/S
kp64zl ?/Jun/03 Lead
nickdonohue ?/Jun/03 AltLd
with Jim Barradale
Hidden ?/Jun/03 2nd
DubyaJamesDubya 23/Mar/03 Lead O/S

Led this route 3 times. Circa '94 (Duncan),'00 (Cedric)and '03 (Martyn). Have led all the pitches clean but struggled with the last pitch the last two times which in spite of originally being given a 5a grade seems the hardest to me. Never any trouble with the others.

with Cedric Favre, Duncan Frisch, Martin Peters
Coel Hellier ??/2003 AltLd
andyblain ?/Jul/01 Lead O/S
timbanton ?/Aug/00 -
Mark Riley ?/Jul/00 AltLd
with Stuart Greenall
WB 09/May/00 AltLd
with Paul
bullybones ??/2000 -
zero six ??/2000 Lead O/S
dickypips 16/Aug/99 AltLd O/S


with john richards
crossleysm ?/Jul/99 AltLd O/S
Neil Ireson ??/1999 AltLd
with Pete M
Hidden ??/1999 AltLd O/S
Hidden ??/1999 AltLd O/S
Hidden ??/1998 AltLd
phardman 20/Jul/97 -
tlr 18/May/97 AltLd
with Richard
Hidden ??/1997 AltLd
Hidden 18/Aug/96 Lead O/S
goi.ashmore 04/Aug/96 Lead O/S
with Roy Thomas
Sean Kelly ?/Jun/96 -

The best route on this side of the Pass. A very hot day so hence the climb. Very sustained at the grade. Finished up the Overhanging Arete!

with Keith Bolton
Hidden ??/1996 AltLd
D Tempest 06/Aug/95 AltLd
with Rick
Chris Ellis 04/Aug/95 AltLd
with Louise Pellett
IanGilbertJones 07/May/95 AltLd O/S
Ched ??/1995 Lead O/S
with Glanfor
richparry ??/1995 -
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Cowflinger 24/Jul/94 AltLd
with John Williams
shoulders 24/Jul/94 Lead
shoulders 21/Jul/94 AltLd O/S
Bruce Kerr 07/Jul/94 AltLd
with Robert Durran
Hidden ?/Jun/94 AltLd
Andy Edgar ??/1993 AltLd O/S

Hugh finished up overhanging arete

MikeYouCanClimb 17/Jun/90 Lead
with Graham Evans
Campbell42 05/May/90 AltLd O/S
with Ray ?
surfbish ?/May/90 Lead O/S
philhilo ??/1990 -
philhilo ??/1990 -
Hidden ??/1990 -
steveb2006 06/Aug/89 AltLd

Simon leads first and third pitch. Eye up the overhanging arete finish which looks very good - next time?

with Simon Mee
Grezza ?/Aug/89 AltLd O/S


michael burrows 19/Jul/89 AltLd O/S

led 1st and 3rd pitches

with pete roberts
BigHairyIan 19/Jun/89 Lead O/S

It was all dry. The first pitch buldge, which I would imagine would be a nightmare if damp, was fine. I climbed up, placed to nuts and climbed down, to rest and psyc up. As it happened the rep was bigger than the route and I powered through the bulge and above. Took the easier finish, the arete looks wild!

with Alan Lilley (Thug)
Hidden ?/Jun/89 AltLd
Mike Owen 25/Jun/88 2nd rpt
with Elaine Owen
mark-abz 18/Jun/88 Lead
with Phil R
Hidden 20/May/88 AltLd
andy gittins ??/1988 -
Hidden 05/Jul/87 AltLd
PaulTanton ?/May/87 Lead O/S
with Smokin Dick
Nick Biven ?/Apr/87 AltLd

Climbed six times as it's so good! April 1987 with Owain Jones, May 1987 with Simon Rose, April 1988 with Karl Strange, Oct 1988 with Ian Henderson, May 1990 with Mark Wickenden and 1996 with Ellie Roddick - all with Overhanging Arete finish

with Owain Jones
eroica64 14/Jun/86 AltLd O/S

Started up to crag at 5.30am after bivvying at road side.

with John Graeme
michael burrows 08/Jun/86 AltLd O/S

led 1st and 3rd pitches

with steve ward
William Robertson ??/1986 Lead O/S
with Emily, Steve, Shaun etc
Nigel Bond 16/Jul/83 Lead O/S
with Dave
Gezzer ??/1983 Lead O/S
with Merv Dudley
andybirtwistle 05/Aug/82 AltLd
with Ian Kyle
charlesmfrench 11/Jul/82 AltLd O/S


with Ian Milne
Hidden ?/Jun/82 AltLd O/S
uphillnow ?/Aug/80 Lead

I had seconded the route with the overhanging arete finish behind Pete Allison about 1965. Did with several partners since where I led all

with John Robinson
babymoac 06/Jul/80 AltLd
with MTW
TonyF ?/Jun/80 Lead O/S
with Paul Harrison
Nevil ?/May/80 Lead
Hammy 28/Apr/80 AltLd
with Rob Lawson
robinsi197 ??/1980 -
with Barbara
Hidden ??/1980 AltLd
Hidden 03/Jun/79 Lead
Hidden ?/Jun/79 AltLd O/S
Hidden 28/May/79 AltLd
Mark Kemball ??/1979 Lead
Ian Jones ??/1979 Lead O/S


with Mike Wright
Chris Terrey 15/Jul/78 AltLd
with Gerry Dunford
mike mo ?/Jun/78 Lead
Hidden ??/1978 AltLd O/S
Hidden 10/Jul/77 Lead O/S
GeoffG 08/Jul/77 AltLd
with tony bowker
GeoffG ?/Jul/77 AltLd
with tony bowker
tapley 08/Aug/76 AltLd
with John Sumner
Mike Owen 27/Jun/76 -
with John Roberts
steve L 24/Apr/76 AltLd O/S
with sharpie
Hidden 21/Apr/76 Lead
Marcus ??/1976 -
Martin Bennett 28/Oct/75 -
with JD
Falko 09/Feb/75 AltLd O/S

Swung leads with Bill. I led 1, 3, and 4a, the Overhanging Arete

with Roger Edwards, Bill Briggs
granitbahn ??/1975 AltLd
Tom V ?/May/73 AltLd
with Kev Graham
Tony Holdsworth 01/Jan/70 -
mikej 13/Jun/68 AltLd
with Geoff Williams
Hidden 14/Apr/68 AltLd
oldmanofmow 28/Aug/64 2nd

Found the first bit getting into the groove the hardest, after that fairly straightforward. John worried about giving me protection on both pitch 2 and 3 so we escaped up Green Caterpillar. I led the slab pitch because John reckoned I was good on crap rock and grass.

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