Flake Wall* HVS 5a
[David Bailey leads on Flake Wall, 2 kb]37m, 2 pitches. Climb up to first flake on sparse protection then slightly to left of second flake. Move up and then traverse left on good holds and protection. Finish straight up to belay

Ticklists: North Wales Rock Graded List.

Photo: David Bailey leads on Flake Wall © robshimwell
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This climb is in 59 logbooks, and on 10 wishlists.

Fantastic, not as bold as expected and the location really makes it worth doing
Dogwood - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/15 with Ro Murphy

A great route, I climbed the front of the starting large flake (its wher ethe lnie is shown on ground up) Couldn't decide where to step off onto the wall, to the right is a really dodgy hollow flake and then a blank traverse left, To the left looks easier but no gear at all! I went right (used a low cam) found a small wire delicate traverse (crux for me). Rest was really really good. the bold traverse at the top isn't bold but is great. Windy but dry.
lithos - Lead - 18/Jul/15 with Mike Shaw

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/15

Great Route Has a pretty serious feel to it when stepping off the detached Flake
Palmer - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/15 with Sarah

Hidden - Lead - 05/Apr/15

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/Apr/15

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 19/Mar/15

Hidden - 2015

Hidden - AltLd - 16/Aug/14

Great! Led the little last bit.
oddtoast - 2nd - 16/Aug/14 with Gav

Quite intimidating but the holds and gear are all there. Take lots of small wires.
Alison Cairns - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/14 with Bob mcadam

Harri777 - 2nd - 13/Apr/14 with jt

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/14

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

greenclimb - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/13 with Mike H

beckycoles - AltLd O/S - 30/Apr/13

As one pitch. Good route. "Bold" traverse well protected.
jezb1 - Lead - 20/May/12

Hoyes - Lead O/S - 19/May/12 with Rachel B

Tip toes but good and lovely position
Batt - 2nd O/S - 19/May/12 with James Hoyes

chrisallan - Lead O/S - 13/May/12

jossjones - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/11

Bob Windsor - Lead - Jun/11 with paul trower

tim_mcd - AltLd O/S - 29/Apr/11 with Manchi

Tim led P1. Led the easy P2.
Manchi - 2nd O/S - 29/Apr/11 with tim_mcd

cem - 2nd rpt - 26/Mar/11 with Charles Mason

Hidden - 2011

PAJames - 2011

PAJames - 2011

Great climbing
Rob Evans - Lead O/S - 2011

barni - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/10 with Ewan, Justin Hughes

benchwarmer - 2nd O/S - 10/Aug/10 with Owen Barnicott, Justin Hughes

Renegade_Pony - 2nd - 10/Aug/10 with benchwarmer, barni

hazeysunshine - 2nd - 08/Aug/10 with Dave

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/10

willoates - 2nd O/S - 09/Mar/10 with Olly Sanders, Steve

First HVS lead (apart from where's the baby seal gone on range west)
mick1jones - Lead β - 27/Sep/09 with Stuart Day

Mick did great on this - his 1st proper HVS route.
SGD - 2nd - 27/Sep/09 with Mick Jones WMC

peter myers - Lead O/S - Sep/09 with Ralph Heath

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 13/Aug/09

Did a wet main first pitch which made it feel more like an E2 with the slippy foot and hand holds I couldn't use,but nice climb. P.S. Take insect repellent with you.
ritchierich - AltLd O/S - 13/Aug/09 with Steve Joynson

Excellent climb. Flakes a bit loose. Completed in a single pitch
mick1jones - 2nd O/S - 13/Apr/09 with Stuart Day

This was Brilliant...***
SGD - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/09 with Mick Jones WMC

Andy White - AltLd O/S - 13/Apr/09 with Ian Goudge

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

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Mar/09

chedder - 2nd - 25/Dec/08 with andy woolston

Lloyders - 2nd O/S - 02/Aug/08 with simonl

Anthony Allsopp - Lead O/S - 24/May/08 with Olly Ryan

Hidden - Lead - 11/Aug/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2007

cem - Lead O/S - 17/Dec/05 with Graham Dolman

Beautiful rock. especially when lit by the raking high sunlight in June. A compelling climb. 07 06 15.
caradoc - AltLd O/S - 21/Jul/02 with john b

Hidden - 2nd - 06/Sep/92

Hidden - 1990

Nick Biven - 1990

Nick Biven - 1990

Mark Kemball - Lead - May/85 with Barry Simner

mikej - Lead - 29/May/80 with E

mikej - Lead dnf - 29/Feb/76 with Malcolm Parker

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