Night Glue*** 7a+
[Night Glue, 2 kb]

Rockfax Description
A classic of the Orme which has a bit of everything, alternating between steep pulls and technical sequences with good rests in between. © ROCKFAX

UKC Logbook Description
Make elegant moves over the first bulge to reach a resting place below an overlap. Pull over and follow a line of jugs rightwards across the bulge to reach a handrail. Get stood up and step back left, then climb straight up to jugs. Finish with a sequence of superb rock-overs.

Ticklists: The Orme 7a+'s, North Wales Rock Graded List, ROCKFAX Style Top 50: North Wales, Classic UK F7s, ROCKFAX - Top 50 North Wales Climbs, North Wales Limestone Sport 7s.

Photo: Night Glue © andy farnell
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This climb is in 240 logbooks, and on 42 wishlists.

1st RP. Really chuffed with this, felt totally desperate putting the clips in but really easy on the lead. Really varied climbing.
spidermonkey09 - Lead RP - 07/Sep/15 with Ellie Fuller

nickmoulden - Lead RP - 05/Sep/15 with zoe bidula

Albachoss - Lead dog - 24/Aug/15 with Matt

soph - Lead rpt - 12/Aug/15 with Glyn Hudson

Eadan Cunningham - Lead β - 08/Aug/15

failed to on-sight early 90s.
Gregory - Lead RP - 31/Jul/15 with paul christie

jamestaylor92 - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/15 with Neils

1st RP. Got the traverse sequence all wrong on the os
Bristoldave - Lead RP - 17/Jul/15 with Ali

Hidden - Lead - 10/Jul/15

FreddieSmith - Lead RP - 05/Jul/15 with Becky Good

Hidden - Lead RP - 04/Jul/15

Tophe - Lead RP - 03/Jul/15 with Will S

willsm11 - Lead β - 03/Jul/15 with Chris Smith

Hidden - Lead dog - 26/Jun/15

JRJones - Lead dnf - 12/Jun/15 with Elis Rees

OERees - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/15

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/15

Mark Grist - Lead RP - 31/May/15 with Misha

Thought it was nails when working the moves but got it first redpoint and didn't find it too bad then! Found the steep juggy moves above the third bolt hard as the feet are poor but worked out an ok sequence for the redpoint (LH into first jug, RH, LH, LH, RH to good jug above next bolt. Technical crux is getting the mega jug on the headwall. Also felt desperate and had to try it many times on the first go but straightforward on the redpoint. Pleased!
Misha - Lead RP - 31/May/15 with Mark G

Tom Seccombe - Lead RP - 29/May/15 with Dan Hale

Retro flash
Tom Livingstone - Lead β - 28/May/15 with Jack Lawledge

Matt Cooke - Lead O/S - 16/May/15 with Nick Jones

Pretty wet!
quiffhanger - Lead O/S - 03/May/15

Spanked me last year but finally smashed it first go.
Stu Lightford - Lead RP - 01/May/15

Made it look (and feels nails) whilst putting the clips in then got it 2nd go today. Pleased
wi11 - Lead RP - 28/Apr/15 with Soph, Henry F

Hidden - Lead RP - 28/Apr/15

FreddieSmith - Lead dog - 13/Apr/15 with Rhys Evans

Ian craigie - Lead dog - 2015

Hidden - Lead dog - 05/Oct/14

Haydn Jones - Lead O/S - 30/Sep/14 with ed morris

Hard to onsight, easy to flash?
Ed morris - Lead RP - 30/Sep/14 with Hadyn

First go working the moves. The bottom half was very greasy (especially around the bulge).
James_L88 - Lead dnf - 20/Sep/14 with Karl Gregory

Hidden - Lead RP - 23/Aug/14

Hidden - TR - 22/Aug/14

Climbed easily first go today putting the clips in. Dropped final move to the jug on first session.
Dan724 - Lead RP - 28/Jul/14 with James Williams

Not, as it turns out, a warm-up onsight. Quite a thin move high up.
Justin T - Lead RP - 25/Jul/14 with Russ

Completed on 3rd visit and found it suprisingly ok as had previously worked out moves
matt30987 - Lead RP - 09/Jul/14 with Dad

MikeYouCanClimb - Lead rpt - 09/Jul/14 with Matthew

Hidden - Lead RP - 07/Jul/14

Luke Dawson - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/14 with Charles Dawson

Good rests the whole way through the lower section. Painfully sharp hold on the upper crux took me ages to commit to using it.
DeaNomNom - Lead RP - 29/Jun/14

Hidden - Lead RP - 22/Jun/14

One of the best around
Luke Owens - Lead RP - 21/Jun/14 with Sam Milner

Hidden - TR dog - 14/Jun/14

Bugger. Flashed to the crimp and mono then couldn't do the move because of my finger injury. I'll be back.
Adam Booth - Lead dnf - 06/Jun/14 with Ed Booth

Luxulyan - Lead dog - 04/Jun/14 with Tom Murrell

The route was in awful condition, got way too pumped trying to do the first bit with wet hands. That's my excuse at least!
jonleighton - Lead dog - 25/May/14

sev - Lead dog - 24/May/14

Hidden - Lead RP - 12/May/14

went on this on my first visit to LPT years ago and couldnt do it, retro flash.
Ed Booth - Lead β - 12/May/14 with Angus Kille

first tick at the crag, psyched for LPT!
anguskille - Lead O/S - 12/May/14 with Ed Booth

1st RP
Chris_barr - Lead RP - 27/Apr/14 with Theo

rikbattye - Lead - Apr/14

Failed a few years ago. Tough at the grade.
nathanlee - Lead RP - 28/Mar/14 with Benno, Henry Francis, Oli Grounsell

Really good climb. Has a bit of everything from technical slabby crimps to steep jugs and pockets.
cjd91 - Lead RP - 27/Mar/14

brices - Lead dog - 23/Mar/14 with Mike, Cailean

Tried 5 years ago, nice to get it done. classic. 1st RP today.
Ian Broome - Lead RP - 15/Mar/14 with Mike

The cornflake was wet! And I was pretty drained after 4 or so attempts to initiate the crux in a way that I've never done so before - trust your instincts!
ksjs - Lead dnf - 09/Mar/14 with tommy

HAJ Francis - Lead RP - Mar/14

oliverpcain - Lead β - 2014

Hidden - 2014

nige - 2014

mileshill540 - Lead - 2014

Blew OS after the crux and the big rail, after spending ages on the route and trying lots of different methods. Hard 7a+, but really good!
cjsheps - Lead RP - 03/Sep/13

Felt hard, will start rp next time
Mattlamb90 - Lead dog - 01/Sep/13 with Ryan, Luke Owens

Cool route. Felt hard for the grade! Only just got this.
shed_hed - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/13 with Andrew Cherry, Dougie Swanson-Low

dswansonlow - Lead RP - 31/Aug/13 with Andrew Cherry, Darren McMaster

Had a complete mental aberration crossing the overlap on first rp and went for completely the wrong hold, weird. Came down for 2-3 mins then got back on and did it. Good route, cool crag.
Si dH - Lead RP - 16/Aug/13 with Andy Morris

Onsight go ended a few moves from the hand rail. Second go.
AJM - Lead RP - 16/Aug/13 with Simon de Haas

Hidden - Lead RP - 04/Aug/13

eazyclimbing - Lead RP - 03/Aug/13 with cliff

2nd go! great route!
cliffrad - Lead RP - 03/Aug/13

first go - yey!
soph - Lead rpt - 21/Jul/13 with Lee Cooper

oliver.ghill91 - 10/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/13

Kieran19 - Lead RP - 01/Jul/13 with vinspin

dswansonlow - Lead dog - 29/Jun/13 with Yada

Ssebo Banange - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead RP - 25/Jun/13

Mark Grist - Lead dog - 22/Jun/13 with Alan Barnes

wolf.leeb - Lead rpt - 11/Jun/13 with Alexis

nai - Lead dnf - 02/Jun/13 with Luke

Hidden - TR rpt - 02/Jun/13

jfreeman - Lead O/S - 26/May/13 with Callum Coldwell-Storry

going back to smash its back doors in, fell off the biggest hold on the crag!
Sam Melville - Lead dog - 20/May/13

Hard but good. Will be back for it for sure!
Duncan Campbell - Lead dog - 20/May/13 with Will Oates

Last time I tried this it felt desperate! Didn't think I'd ever do it. did it first go today... psyched!
air - Lead RP - 19/May/13 with Oliver

Glyn - Lead rpt - 04/May/13 with Chris Davis

Hidden - Lead β - 04/May/13

Gus - Lead β - 04/May/13 with whiters, mini pickles

Hidden - Lead β - 20/Apr/13

Nick Biven - 2013

Hidden - 2013

Rob Pitt - Lead rpt - 2013 with Jo Bertalot

dswansonlow - Lead dnf - 08/Sep/12 with Darren McMaster

Hidden - Lead RP - 01/Sep/12

SMc - Lead RP - 18/Aug/12 with Anne

Pretty gopping at the bottom.
Luke Brooks - Lead rpt - 18/Jun/12

3rd RP
Chi Cheng - Lead RP - 01/Jun/12 with Petri Kemppainen

wolf.leeb - Lead dog - 15/May/12 with nic

Mark Riley - Lead RP - 06/May/12 with Michelle Forest, Tom Greenall

ksjs - Lead rpt - 03/May/12 with tommy

C coldwell-storry - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/12 with Iron Mike

1st go after putting clips in
Twisty - Lead RP - 31/Mar/12 with Will Smith

Liam FLeming - 09/Mar/12 with mat smith

Hidden - 2012

LRob - Lead - 2012

Wet and weak
wi11 - Lead dnf - 23/Nov/11 with Tom

Mowglee - Lead dog - 24/Sep/11 with Joel

ksjs - Lead rpt - 07/Sep/11 with jo

Lloyders - Lead RP - 04/Sep/11

Hidden - Lead dog - Sep/11

dominic lee - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/11 with nathan lee

Hidden - Lead RP - 26/Aug/11

belay bunny turned bad - 2nd - 26/Aug/11 with loundsy

Nice to have a project. Need bigger arms for next time
Julian Cooper - Lead dog - 26/Aug/11 with Ben Steel

Hidden - Lead dog - 13/Aug/11

the crux of a 7c on a 6c route, 7b?
lx - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/11 with dafyd

Retroflash. felt good to crank through the top crux on the small crimp without any trouble.
Alex Mason - Lead β - 09/Aug/11 with Owain Atkins

La Mont - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/11 with felix coxwell

feilx - Lead β - 10/Jul/11 with Andy L

Mat Welsh - Lead RP - Jul/11 with Mark Owens

1st go with the clips in. Great moves and contrasting sections.
mynyddresident - Lead β - 27/Jun/11 with Andy

Usual orme 7a+ drill, blew the onsight for silly reasons and got it second go!!
smallerrich - Lead - 16/Jun/11 with Owen

Liam FLeming - Lead - 09/Jun/11 with luke brooks, nick

well happy to get this in one quick session.
willoates - Lead RP - 03/Jun/11 with david morse

Hidden - Lead β - 28/May/11

Hidden - Lead dog - 28/May/11

Hidden - Lead - 27/May/11

ksjs - Lead rpt - 14/May/11 with Radek

samrad - Lead β - 13/May/11 with tom livingstone

Done first go but with the clips in, Pretty Awsesome route, :D
Bennykr - Lead β - 13/May/11 with Sam Rad, caradog chapman

Tom Livingstone - Lead dog - 13/May/11 with sam radcliffe

Hidden - Lead RP - 01/May/11

dav - Lead O/S - 01/May/11 with Gill B

blaza1 - Lead O/S - May/11

steve_yo - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/11 with jojo

Move by move beta from Rocio, much appreciated!
sam820 - Lead β - 16/Apr/11 with Rocio, Mum

2nd rp
eddieclimb - Lead RP - 12/Apr/11 with Tom Rogers

Luke Brooks - Lead - 12/Apr/11

super classic,second go easy for 7a+, just quite tricky to find the right part of some of the holds in the lower section. headwall is the crux
schof - Lead RP - 12/Apr/11 with luke 'power house' brooks

highrepute - Lead dnf - 07/Apr/11

Rory Shaw - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Glyn - Lead O/S - 03/Sep/10 with Andy Psyche

barni - Lead dog - 22/Aug/10 with long jon

dan gibson - Lead RP - 21/Aug/10 with rab carrington

Simon Davis - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/10 with Tom & Rae

phil64 - Lead β - Jul/10 with dave evans

Hidden - Lead dog - 30/Jun/10

2nd redpoint
frost - Lead RP - 20/Jun/10 with N Griffiths

Varied and excellent.
NeilGriffiths - TR - 20/Jun/10 with Simon Frost

Luke Brooks - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/10

daveayton - Lead β - 06/Jun/10 with Vince, Neal McQuaid, C Harney

daveayton - Lead β - 06/Jun/10 with Vince, Neal McQuaid, C Harney

Hidden - Lead β - 30/May/10

Hidden - Lead dog - 26/May/10

Sharp but awesome!
willackers - Lead O/S - 16/May/10 with lots of scottish people

got it clean second go but not quite happy with the sequence through the roof, to lead it yet.
frost - TR RP - 08/May/10 with D Garry

2nd go
mux - Lead RP - 08/May/10

Hidden - TR dog - 28/Apr/10

J_Clark - 24/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead dog - 09/Apr/10

hervenuttall - Lead RP - Apr/10 with ross

Top quality
halfmanhalfbiscuit - Lead RP - Apr/10

zero six - Lead RP - Apr/10

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - 2010

soph - 2010

Felt powered out from the cave and climbing badly, still made it too the last hard move and tapped the jug on the onsight, second go. Nice and sustained. Terrifying 2nd clip.
Alex Mason - Lead RP - 03/Oct/09 with Herve, George Ullrich

Toby Dunn - Lead β - 30/Aug/09 with Jon Fulwood

1st go = clips in / warm up 2nd go = done, super classic tick
ksjs - Lead RP - 20/Aug/09 with tommy

2nd go. Cool climbing
Stewart B - Lead RP - 19/Aug/09 with Mike Jeans

Lead it up with lots and lots of rests, then top roped it. A project for in the future for me
HeatherF - Lead - 06/Aug/09 with Esther

Hidden - Lead β - Aug/09

esther - Lead dog - Aug/09

Hidden - Lead β - 26/Jul/09

Hidden - Lead dog - 09/Jul/09

Hidden - Lead RP - 07/Jul/09

Fell off the last hard move using a wack sequence.
Oli - Lead dog - 15/Jun/09 with Dave Johnson

Hidden - Lead - 13/Jun/09

Rob Pitt - Lead RP - 10/Jun/09 with Helen Pitt

a bit rich for a warm up - lower section pumpy, up top crimpy. i had forgotten how good this is - must do it clean some time.
ksjs - Lead dog - 09/Jun/09 with wee dave

Dave Searle - Lead dog - 09/Jun/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/09

2 goes. Still can't do top crux. Useless.
Chubbard - Lead dnf - 11/Apr/09 with C Godfrey

Hidden - Lead RP - 2009

Brilliant climb - varied and sustained.
alaan - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/08 with Mat and Grant

Second day.
Paul Robertson - Lead RP - 29/Jul/08

Hidden - Lead dnf - 24/Jul/08

2 goes. can't do top move.
Chubbard - Lead dnf - 19/Jul/08 with C Godfrey, H Tudor

mr mills - Lead RP - 05/Jul/08 with ioan d

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2008

pure class - pumped out on lower section but it still took me several goes to get past the technical crux. keeps going
ksjs - Lead dog - 29/Apr/07 with goosebump

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - Lead rpt - 28/Apr/07 with Andy Cave

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - Lead rpt - 17/Sep/06 with Nic Sellers

shark - Lead rpt - 02/Aug/06 with Neil Dickson

switch - Lead O/S - Jun/06

Boy - 2006

andy farnell - Lead RP - Mar/05 with Ian Patterson

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - 2005

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/03

Hidden - Lead RP - 2003

One fall just above the half-way ledge.
Graham Iles - Lead dog - 07/Apr/02 with andy farnell

Hidden - Lead RP - 06/Apr/01

Adam Lincoln - Lead - 2001

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/May/00

Henners - Lead RP - 01/Apr/00 with Neil McGeek

Hidden - 2000

Ian Jones - Lead β - Aug/99 with Karen Ghiselli

innes - Lead O/S - 1999

kristian - Lead O/S - 1998

buzby78 - Lead O/S - 16/Sep/97

Hidden - Lead RP - Aug/97

sadams - Lead - 05/Apr/97 with Team Midlands

shark - Lead - 05/Oct/96

keefe - 1996

Billg - Lead O/S - 14/May/95 with Phil McAllistair

whispering nic - 1995 with andy farnell

Hidden - Lead - 1995

michael burrows - Lead rpt - 28/Aug/94 with andy boorman

michael burrows - 2nd - 08/Aug/94 with tony barnett

Mike Owen - Lead rpt - 02/Aug/94 with Elaine Owen

steve taylor - Lead dog - Aug/94 with Steve Williams

Mike Owen - Lead rpt - 30/Jul/94 with Elaine Owen

Roget - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/94 with colin

goi.ashmore - Lead RP - 30/Apr/94 with Simon Coles

CBA - 1994

Tony Little - Lead β - 01/May/93 with Martin

Steve Crowe - 1993

Rich Kirby - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/92 with Paul Tanton

Pedro50 - Lead β - 17/Jul/92 with Juan Varella-Nex

1st go after fall on OS
mattnuttall - Lead RP - 07/Jun/92

Stoney Boy - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/91 with Geraldine Taylor, Bob Marks

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/91

Mike Owen - 11/Aug/91 with Elaine Owen

robyn1 - 1985

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