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Flake Wall* HVS 5a

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[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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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 47 logbooks, and on 10 wishlists.

Hidden - AltLd - 16/Aug/14

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

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

5a
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

Hidden - 2nd - 06/Sep/92

Hidden - 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

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
poeter210, druss, The Pylon King, Hidden, The Ivanator, willson, Ropeboy, Paul McCallum, Hidden, PanzerHanzler

Voting
Total votes cast 28
hard E10 of 13
E10 of 13
easy E12 of 13
hard HVS4 of 13
HVS7 of 13
easy HVS0 of 13
hard VS0 of 13
VS0 of 13
easy VS0 of 13
hard 5b0 of 1
5b0 of 1
easy 5b0 of 1
hard 5a0 of 1
5a0 of 1
easy 5a1 of 1
hard 4c0 of 1
4c0 of 1
easy 4c0 of 1
3 Stars3 of 14
2 Stars7 of 14
1 Star3 of 14
0 Stars1 of 14
Bag of .....0 of 14
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Style of ascent

Lead21 of 47 (44.7%)
Followed16 of 47 (34.0%)
Alt Leads6 of 47 (12.8%)
Unknown4 of 47 (8.5%)

'Climbed'18 of 47 (38.3%)
clean O/S26 of 47 (55.3%)
clean β1 of 47 (2.1%)
clean rpt1 of 47 (2.1%)
dnf1 of 47 (2.1%)