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Statement of Youth*** 8a

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A brilliant and revolutionary route which gives superb sustained climbing which is never desperate. Spend a few weeks stamina training at the climbing wall then go for it and you may get an 8a tick. © ROCKFAX

Ticklists: THE classic old skool 8a's, North Wales Rock Graded List, ROCKFAX Style Top 50: North Wales, ROCKFAX - Top 50 North Wales Climbs, The BMC 70th Anniversary Ticklist, Bangor BUMS Uni-Life Ticklist, Mike and Connors 2 year plan.

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 33 logbooks, and on 72 wishlists.

dswansonlow - Lead dog - 07/Sep/14 with Darren McMaster

Felt good after getting Bad Boy so jumped on this. Hard! Dogged on lead to the last clip and then dogged on second after that.
shed_hed - Lead dog - 07/Sep/14 with Dougie Swanson-Low

matt30987 - TR dog - 03/Sep/14 with Dad

Bit of stamina training in the wall made the difference in the end. Took a fair bit of perseverance this one!
Luke Brooks - Lead RP - 23/Aug/14 with Delyth

Luke Dawson - Lead RP - 10/Jul/14 with Charles Dawson

Awesome! One of the best 8a's I've ever done. Fantastic climbing. Messed up my sequence big time on the successful red point. Forgot to use the undercut on the top crux, had to match the side pull..sketchy! About 5th session. Maybe 8th red point
Glyn - Lead RP - 26/Jun/13 with Matt Smith

Hidden - TR dnf - 02/Jun/13

Two parts, progress. Worked out better sequence for top red point thin crux section
Glyn - Lead dog - 04/May/13 with Chris Davis

Hidden - Lead dog - 20/Apr/13

What a battle! great route!!!
westyb3 - Lead RP - 27/Jul/12 with Matt Cox

Hidden - Lead RP - 17/May/12

NickHarms - Lead dog - 2012

ahh got to the end of the top traverse then got straight back on and went to the top
bustermartin - Lead dog - 25/Sep/11

Hidden - Lead RP - 10/Sep/11

Finally put this nemesis to bed. 1st attempt of the day - finishing as the top groove was starting to get wet in the rain.
keefe - Lead RP - 30/Jul/11 with Tansy

Hidden - Lead RP - 24/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead dog - 09/Jul/11

Dave Douglas - Lead dog - 03/Jul/11 with the wife

day 1, some progress.
Martin Cleaver - TR dog - 14/May/11

got pumped, need some stamina.
dav - Lead RP - 01/May/11 with Gill B

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - Lead RP - 30/May/10

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - Lead RP - 2010

Hidden - TR dog - 05/Aug/09

hard, harder than i expected. struggled with traverse (pumpy), cross-through move to slot (where do my feet go?) and then moves right into groove at top (no footholds!) all a bit rushed due to tide. need another go to get a real feel for moves but great to be on the route after walking past it so much...
ksjs - TR dog - 05/Aug/09 with ally

Cassidy - Lead RP - 22/Jul/09 with McGeek, Neil Busby

Hidden - 2008

sadams - Lead RP - 09/May/98 with Pete Bukowski

whispering nic - Lead dog - Jul/96 with April

First 8a
kristian - Lead RP - Mar/96

Mike Owen - 11/Aug/91 with Elaine Owen

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Style of ascent

Lead23 of 33 (69.7%)
Toproped5 of 33 (15.2%)
Unknown5 of 33 (15.2%)

'Climbed'5 of 33 (15.2%)
clean RP14 of 33 (42.4%)
dogged13 of 33 (39.4%)
dnf1 of 33 (3.0%)