From North Wales Bouldering Guide
"From a sit down start with a heelhook on the sloping shelf. follow the steep arete, pulling into the scoop at the top. Spotter Recommended.
Graded V4/V5

Phijinator 01/Nov Sent x


Hidden 27/Oct Sent dnf
Hidden 02/Oct -
Hidden 29/Sep Sent x
Dave Cale 30/Aug Sent β
with Craig
Hidden 17/Aug Sent x
jh305 19/Jul Sent x
mr mills 08/Jul Sent rpt
mrteale 08/Jul Sent x
FreddieSmith 05/Jul Sent x
with Becky Good
ksteadman88 ?/Jul Sent
KiaranR 27/Jun Sent β
with Alice
Aerondt 21/Jun Sent x
Tom Seccombe 25/May Sent rpt
mark_wellin 25/May -
holliehinsley 16/May Sent
Gaz of Bath 16/May Sent
shed_hed 13/May Sent x

Had occasionally tried this before a over the years. Went fairly quickly today (first time after I stuck the start move).

dswansonlow 13/May Sent rpt
david morse 22/Mar Sent β

Good beta from team Cardiff

with KT
alexjz 21/Mar Sent x
with Serena Brotherton
KennyGeoghegan 01/Mar Sent
with Paddy
con321 15/Feb Sent β
Ricky Rocks 07/Feb Sent
whispering nic 07/Feb -
jack Humphreys ??/2015 -
Tom92 29/Dec/14 Sent β
EdGS 16/Nov/14 Sent β
with James Squire, Hamish Potokar
Haydn Jones 22/Sep/14 Sent O/S
Spillers 20/Sep/14 Sent
karoo88 14/Sep/14 Sent x
with Simon Rawlinson
Hidden 06/Sep/14 Sent x
Ben Briggs ?/Jul/14 Sent x
with Abs
Hidden 04/Jun/14 Sent x
Hidden 29/May/14 Sent
jstringer 29/Apr/14 Sent x
dswansonlow 28/Apr/14 Sent rpt
danpyrs 16/Apr/14 -
Luke Owens 13/Mar/14 Sent x
Hidden 13/Mar/14 Sent rpt
dswansonlow 10/Mar/14 Sent rpt
Tubb93 09/Mar/14 Sent
HAJ Francis ?/Mar/14 Sent x
oliverpcain ??/2014 Sent β
owiowz ??/2014 -
peaches69 28/Dec/13 Sent O/S
with Brigi
amccann 08/Dec/13 Sent O/S


tom 08/Dec/13 Sent x
Stefan_Morris 01/Dec/13 Sent x
Shaun James Cox 23/Nov/13 Sent O/S
with Iwan, Daz, Baker
MatBaker 23/Nov/13 -
dazzyb 23/Nov/13 Sent x
JamesWilliams 12/Nov/13 Sent x
tombeasley 29/Oct/13 Sent
mattnuttall 28/Sep/13 Sent
Ed morris 20/Sep/13 Sent O/S
with -martin
rhoslynfrugtniet 05/Sep/13 Sent x
Hidden ?/Sep/13 Sent
MikeBeasley ?/Sep/13 Sent x
karoo88 26/Aug/13 Sent x
Hidden 25/Aug/13 Sent β
dswansonlow 20/Aug/13 Sent rpt
BRoe 20/Aug/13 Sent O/S
with Heather O, whitehouse_rhys
gazzabeasley 19/Aug/13 Sent x
dswansonlow 19/Aug/13 Sent rpt
dswansonlow 12/Aug/13 Sent rpt
Glyn Davidson 10/Aug/13 Sent x
with Dan
Hidden 10/Aug/13 Sent x
Hidden 02/Aug/13 Sent x
marcduhig 01/Aug/13 Sent O/S
with Steve G
fyfee8a ?/Aug/13 -
vinspin 26/Jul/13 Sent
Laurence Everitt 09/Jul/13 Sent x
Hidden 21/Jun/13 Sent rpt
Charlie Noakes 19/Jun/13 Sent O/S
Hidden 10/Jun/13 Sent x
Tom Livingstone 06/Jun/13 Sent O/S
anguskille 31/May/13 Sent β
nai 31/May/13 Sent x
vyl20 25/May/13 Sent x
Michelle W 25/May/13 Sent x
with Dan
Hidden 24/May/13 Sent
wi11 21/May/13 Sent rpt

defiantly not a retro-flash! more like retro RP!

with Vicky Hau, @ndy
mrginna 05/May/13 Sent x
crimpthengaston ?/May/13 Sent
tim newton 30/Apr/13 Sent x
dswansonlow 08/Apr/13 Sent rpt
Tom Keaveny 05/Apr/13 Sent x
Legs 03/Apr/13 Sent x
soph 01/Mar/13 Sent
with Vera Hale, Lee Cooper
dswansonlow 27/Feb/13 Sent rpt
Ross.Cooper 24/Feb/13 Sent x
Alex Norman 20/Feb/13 Sent x
Hidden 12/Feb/13 Sent β
dale 42 ?/Feb/13 Sent
Duncan Campbell 01/Jan/13 Sent

Nearly fell off the top jugs as I totally ran out of gas due to being up til 5:00am partying... just managed to claw my way up. 2nd go. 6C. also climbed the ramp, retroflashed the direct to pocket wall, pocket wall, retroflashed the edge and reclimbed Jonny's. not too shabby for a day's work...

with Robbie
Hidden ?/Jan/13 Sent
air ??/2013 Sent x
CallumC ??/2013 Sent
Ross.Cooper 01/Dec/12 Sent dnf


Patrick Hill 01/Dec/12 Sent x
Tom Seccombe 01/Dec/12 Sent x
matt30987 14/Oct/12 -
charlietorrance 06/Oct/12 Sent x
with Meg93
Michael Allday 04/Sep/12 Sent rpt
hebson 28/Aug/12 Sent O/S


Hidden 14/Aug/12 Sent β
cover09 14/Aug/12 Sent x

Should have flashed it, didn't see the jug.

wi11 11/Aug/12 Sent β
with Ben
pie_eater_pete 06/Aug/12 Sent x
dswansonlow 10/Jul/12 Sent x
jason reeve 25/Jun/12 Sent x
with iwan
jimmyrua 23/Jun/12 Sent
Hidden 18/Jun/12 Sent O/S
tom106 17/Jun/12 Sent O/S
with on my lonesome / + random welsh people!
cjsheps 10/Jun/12 Sent x
EliotStephens 10/Jun/12 Sent x
derico 26/May/12 Sent x
Dan724 11/May/12 Sent x
Michael Allday 28/Apr/12 Sent O/S
Adam Booth 02/Mar/12 Sent O/S
owain86 26/Feb/12 Sent rpt
with Greg
simeclimb68 23/Feb/12 Sent x
Hidden 22/Jan/12 Solo RP
Ollie B 15/Jan/12 Sent β

shown which holds to use. first go

ChrisBigwood 15/Jan/12 Sent x
with Mark Riley, Mark Rowe
andrewlyons14 13/Jan/12 Sent x
seanross 02/Jan/12 Sent
ducko ??/2012 -
Hidden 13/Nov/11 Sent rpt
Daniel_Boocock 06/Nov/11 Sent x
Hidden 02/Oct/11 -
jamestaylor92 02/Oct/11 Sent x
with Sam Tolhurst
Arcarn 02/Oct/11 Sent β
Hidden 27/Sep/11 Sent
Richard Kemble 23/Sep/11 Sent x
owain86 12/Sep/11 Sent rpt
with Greg
peewee2008 04/Sep/11 Sent x
with Caleb
Matt Reid 31/Aug/11 Sent O/S
with chris
PeterDawson 28/Aug/11 Sent x
Luke Dawson 26/Aug/11 Sent O/S
Alex Mason 15/Aug/11 Sent β


Hidden 30/Jul/11 Sent β
Bill Lawrence 02/Jul/11 Sent x
ajeakins ?/Jul/11 -
M_W_Court 30/Jun/11 Sent
Yong_Welsh 18/Apr/11 Sent β
dmoir 18/Mar/11 Sent β
with Oli
owain86 06/Mar/11 Sent x
with Chris
Hidden 06/Mar/11 Sent x
grp 06/Mar/11 Sent x
Rich Kirby 03/Mar/11 Sent
with Ruth
Timothy Graham Peck 03/Mar/11 Sent x
adamcrowefarmboy 03/Mar/11 -
dane2468 ?/Mar/11 Sent x
Hidden 28/Feb/11 Sent
the real dave 23/Feb/11 Sent x

put the wrong heel on for the first move. rookie mistake

chriscarroll 21/Feb/11 Sent x

Cut lose like a it 2nd go

Hidden 20/Feb/11 Sent β
surfboybert 19/Feb/11 Sent


jimmyrua ?/Jan/11 Sent
masonwoods101 ??/2011 -

2nd go

fp219 ??/2011 -
Bennykr 14/Nov/10 Sent x

good fun and not too scary :D

with PT, Dom girl, Stefen, Em Benbow
samrad 14/Nov/10 Sent x

tried quite a while back. went 1st go as darkness was falling. really wet ontop.

with ben r, smallerrich
Glyn 24/Oct/10 Sent x
alaan 18/Oct/10 Sent O/S
Hidden 29/Sep/10 Sent rpt
mynyddresident 21/Sep/10 Sent rpt
jgrigson 25/Aug/10 Sent x
sgl0jd 21/Aug/10 -
SiW 15/Aug/10 Sent
James Oakes 08/Aug/10 Sent x
sparkass 29/Jul/10 Sent O/S
mshorter 29/Jul/10 Sent
with dunc
wolf.leeb 07/Jul/10 Sent x
AlistairB 15/Jun/10 Sent x
NEKromantiK 17/May/10 -

For me it's V4

with Maria,Teresa
Andy Barratt 15/Apr/10 -
Lex Wilkinson 15/Apr/10 Sent O/S
string arms 04/Apr/10 Sent


lukeh ?/Apr/10 -
with Eleanor Anstice
Hidden 19/Mar/10 Sent
Ed Shaw 07/Mar/10 Sent x
JonBrown 06/Mar/10 Sent
with Ed Shaw
theellis ?/Mar/10 Sent
Hidden 13/Feb/10 Sent x
harvie 17/Jan/10 Sent β
Lloyders ??/2010 Sent
h forrester 1994 ??/2010 Sent
deano 18/Oct/09 Sent
Hidden 06/Aug/09 Sent x
dj_brigham05 14/Jun/09 Sent O/S
with The Gang
barni ?/Jun/09 -
Hidden 28/Apr/09 Sent x
Ollie Wragg 18/Mar/09 Sent x
Jeronimo 21/Feb/09 Sent x
with Bob Young, Greg Courtney
drewish 26/Jan/09 Sent
with Mikey G
climber96 ??/2009 Sent x

Nice, powerful!

with Dad
daddy day care ??/2009 Sent

josie climbed

Hidden ??/2009 -
Mark Riley ??/2009 Sent
with Alec
mattyork2 06/Dec/08 Sent x
with Oliver Pollard
Stewart B 08/Aug/08 Sent x

2nd go

with Chris Everett
Dan 85 25/Jul/08 Sent β
with Francis
hervenuttall 14/May/08 Sent O/S
Mike Goldthorp ?/Apr/08 Sent x

came back to it after a few months and cruised it, lovely problem

Hidden ??/2008 -
@ndyM@rsh@ll 29/Sep/07 Sent x


with and Chris Lycett
newclimb19 28/Sep/07 Sent O/S
with 2007
OffshoreAndy 27/Aug/07 Sent
Richard Hession 05/Jun/07 Sent x
dannyboy83 11/Mar/07 Sent O/S
RachubAndy 03/Feb/07 Sent rpt
with Henry and Adam
PWEI_fan ??/2007 -
Hidden 22/Dec/06 Sent x
loonyclimber 03/Dec/06 Sent

great arete climb.. a bit damp but still do-able.

with Jen Green
Mark A Humphries ??/2005 Sent
richiebongo ??/2000 Sent
Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Aerondt, jamie_bkc, scylla750
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Style of ascent
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