Plumbline*** E3 5c
[Roger Benion Leading Plumbline E3/5C, 3 kb]A superb line (the only line at Pen Trwyn?) which is an excellent reason why not every route on these walls needs bolting. Great nut protected climbing - lets keep it that way. © ROCKFAX

Ticklists: North Wales Rock Graded List, North Wales E3's, ROCKFAX - Top 50 North Wales Climbs, Ultimate E3 ticklist.

Photo: Roger Benion Leading Plumbline E3/5C © ingramphoto

PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 183 logbooks, and on 9 wishlists.

thrutch - Lead RP - 27/Sep/14 with Sven

Pumpy
Mattlamb90 - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/14 with Ryan, Luke

Helen Gibson - 2nd - 14/Jul/14 with dan

tim newton - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/14 with rachel slater

Rachel Slater - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/14 with Tim Newton

dav - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/14 with Gill B

eugeneth - 2nd - 01/Jun/14 with Owain

Fell off three years ago, didn't fall today, still pumpy though!
owain86 - Lead rpt - 01/Jun/14 with Eugene

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/May/14

John Postlethwaite - TR O/S - 31/May/14 with liam

Yeay!
funsized - Lead RP - 23/Mar/14 with Danny Boy

Hidden - Lead - 2014

1 rest after overlap. PUMPY!
funsized - Lead dog - 24/Nov/13 with Fi

Dibdawg - Lead dog - 09/Sep/13 with Richard Durnford

Tough at the top.
richiebongo - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/13 with Al Dibben

Hidden - Lead - 08/Sep/13

First E3 for 3 years, due to illness. Feels good.
ian caton - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/13 with Abi

Still pumpy.
ksjs - 2nd rpt - 30/Jun/13 with owen

The Grist - 2nd O/S - 22/Jun/13 with Alan Barnes

dan gibson - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/13 with alice thompson

Alice Thompson - Lead β - 11/Jun/13 with Dan Gibson

Tom Livingstone - Lead rpt - 08/Nov/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/12

Dave Warburton - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/12 with Bert, Conor

Hidden - Lead β - 25/Jun/12

Got very pumped and had to rest at the top
roberto18 - Lead dog - 25/Jun/12 with Dave Warb, Conor Cussell

Alex.M-M. - Lead dnf - 10/Jun/12

Alex.M-M. - TR dog - 10/Jun/12

Matt Cooke - Lead O/S - 13/May/12 with Tom Jagger

phardman - Lead rpt - 08/May/12 with Jon Bibby

Luke Brooks - Lead rpt - 02/May/12 with John Orr, Francis

Led on pre-placed gear
Owain Llewelyn - Lead - 24/Apr/12 with Dan

Hidden - Lead rpt - 22/Apr/12

Hidden - 2nd dog - 22/Apr/12

Found this really easy compared to Stroll on yesterday. Nice climbing though.
willoates - Lead O/S - 16/Mar/12 with Murdoch

LRob - Lead - 2012

Tom Livingstone - Lead O/S - 04/Nov/11 with sam radcliffe

After the previous trad effort thought it would be safer to get some beta from Ollie on the gear placements.! Gaz turned up and had an epic on the route !
James Marshall - Lead β - 27/Oct/11 with ollie

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Sep/11

Nails.
Dave Foster - 2nd dog - 23/Sep/11 with Si 2

7 meter fall, cam ripped ! before finally managing it although had to rest a couple of times.
London Luke - Lead dog - Sep/11 with Si

Had a go on preplaced gear. Only 1 rest on second attempt :)
BeccaSnowden - Lead dog - 16/Jul/11 with Caroline

on preplaced gear, came off once at crux, learn to find good holds quicker!
CRiddiford - Lead dog - 16/Jul/11 with Becca

thomasadixon - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/11 with Caroline, Mike, Becca

Toproped as weather was coming in - hard!
gingerwolf - TR O/S - 10/Jul/11

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Jul/11

Good to spot your footholds above the overlap
mynyddresident - Lead - 01/Jul/11 with wolf

wolf.leeb - Lead β - 01/Jul/11 with nic

Hidden - Lead dog - 25/Jun/11

Adam Lincoln - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/11 with Rich Kirby

Rich Kirby - 2nd rpt - 11/Jun/11 with Adam Lincoln

dan ely - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/11 with steve

Liam FLeming - Lead - 13/May/11 with luke brooks

laurelfan - 2nd - 13/May/11 with Nigel

Luke Brooks - 2nd - 10/May/11 with Alex, Glyn Hudson

Hidden - Lead rpt - 10/May/11

Glyn - Lead O/S - 10/May/11 with Luke

Ram MkiV - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/11 with Guy

glad to get it clean this time. tough
david morse - Lead rpt - 18/Mar/11 with katie

Hidden - TR rpt - 13/Mar/11

Pumpy!!
owain86 - Lead dog - 09/Mar/11 with Chris

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Mar/11

petellis - TR dnf - 05/Mar/11 with Rock and Dole, Ally

fell off a few moves above overlap,too pumped
Aaron Lines - Lead dnf - Feb/11 with Dan

Rory Shaw - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

mwatson - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Jun/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/10

Good line, sustained, never desperate and great gear. Loved it.
richardr - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/10

Fell off at the overlap then rested there second go
metal arms - Lead dog - 06/Jun/10

Luke Brooks - Lead O/S - 26/May/10 with Barni

barni - Lead dog - 26/May/10 with luke

Hidden - 2nd - 09/May/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/10

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Apr/10

ksjs - 2nd rpt - 18/Apr/10 with jo

Hidden - Lead dnf - 09/Apr/10

Toby Dunn - Lead - Apr/10 with Andy Reeve

nutallovertheface - Lead dog - Feb/10 with Sam Hamer

Got super pumped. Underestimated the top groove, quite tricky
Mike Goldthorp - Lead O/S - 30/Jan/10 with alex mason, Herve

soph - 01/Jan/10

Rob Pitt - 2010

Hidden - Lead dnf - 15/Jun/09

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

Hidden - Lead - 14/Jun/09

brilliant route, keeps coming all the way.
Alex Mason - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/09 with andy gravestock

cool climbing with bomber nut placements all the way .
andy gravestock - Lead β - 11/Jun/09 with allex

miastacey - Lead O/S - 30/May/09 with Bob Smith

Rich Kirby - Lead rpt - 07/May/09 with Andy Boorman

nige - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/09 with ewan mccallum

Boy - Apr/09 with Nige Kershaw

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/09

Ground up - Third time lucky. Pumpy, bomber gear, very satisfying even though I nearly got utterly spanked.
mattyork2 - Lead - 18/Jan/09 with Sam Hamer and James Gray

Nice, nice climb. Must admit there was gear in already for most of it...
farmus21 - Lead O/S - 18/Jan/09 with Matt Maynard

centurion05 - Lead O/S - 29/Nov/08 with Stu Harth

Definitely a little pumped at the top!
alaan - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/08 with Grant

GrantB - 2nd - 28/Sep/08 with Matt, Al and John

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/08

Hidden - Lead dog - 22/Jun/08

ksjs - 2nd rpt - 03/Jun/08 with geraldine

Mark Riley - Lead - 14/May/08 with Simon Witcher

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/Feb/08

genius - one of the best around! totally deserving of its classic status: steady climbing leads to a surprisingly awkward bulge where jams and footwork should see you through
ksjs - Lead O/S - 05/Feb/08 with mark

Julian Wedd - Lead - 2008 with Dave Evans

pumpy section near top!
Tom Phillips - 2nd dog - 17/Oct/07 with fiend

Done before but not cleanly
Chubbard - Lead RP - 15/Jul/07 with C Godfrey

Ed Booth - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/07 with Ioan Doyle

Toby Dunn - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/07 with Joe Bawden

gregoritos - Lead O/S - Jan/07

Rob Kennard - 2007

jeffmcd56 - Lead O/S - 2007 with Rob

dicky79 - 2nd dog - 09/Jul/06 with Tony B

Hidden - Lead - 09/Jul/06

Hidden - Lead β - 13/Jun/06

IOAN D - Lead - Jan/06 with rick

Ian McNeill - 2006

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - 2005

nicholas Barrowclough - Lead - Jun/04

spidey - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/03

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/03

mux - Lead O/S - 2002 with Mike Woodbridge

Mark Riley - Lead dog - 2000

Marti999 - Lead - 2000

Hidden - 2000

zero six - Lead RP - 2000

Paul Clarke - 1999 with Well Oiled Machine

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/98

Hidden - Lead - 04/Jul/98

nickcanute - Lead O/S - 1998

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/97

mikedelderfield - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/97 with Steven Delderfield

michael burrows - Lead rpt - 29/Apr/97 with brian jones

phardman - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/97 with Jon Bibby

michael burrows - Lead rpt - 08/Aug/96 with mark ryan

steve taylor - Lead O/S - Aug/96 with mark williams

ste_d - 2nd O/S - 21/Jul/96 with mik

whispering nic - Lead O/S - Jun/96

kristian - Lead O/S - 1996

Hidden - Lead - 15/Oct/95

Hidden - Lead O/S - Oct/95

michael burrows - Lead rpt - 22/Aug/95 with brian jones

michael burrows - Lead rpt - 04/Jul/95 with brian jones

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/95 with Simon Coles

michael burrows - Lead rpt - 02/Apr/95 with brian jones

michael burrows - Lead rpt - 26/Mar/95 with brian jones

michael burrows - Lead dog - 12/Mar/95

andy gittins - 1995

1 rest
michael burrows - Lead dog - 05/Aug/94 with john roberts

Dave Musgrove Jnr - Lead - 31/Mar/94 with Muir Morton

Cowflinger - Lead O/S - 06/Nov/93 with Tim Emmett

Hidden - TR - 25/May/93

Hidden - 2nd - 17/Apr/93

mik1miller - Lead β - 1993 with bernie bradbury

Mick King - 2nd - 01/Nov/92 with Pete Hankinson

Nigel Coe - Lead dog - 31/Oct/92 with Tim Dunsby

Hidden - Lead - 08/Oct/92

Nick Biven - Lead - 21/Jun/92

Hidden - Lead - 16/May/92

Rich Kirby - Lead O/S - 29/Feb/92 with Andy Mackay

Roget - Lead O/S - 19/Jan/92 with colin

**** classic, superb & brilliant!
Steve Crowe - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/90 with KM

nigehughes - 2nd - Jun/90 with Nick Sharpe

Billg - Lead O/S - 1990

one point of rest
michael burrows - Lead dog - 18/Jun/89 with pete roberts

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Jul/88

charlesmfrench - 2nd O/S - 28/May/88 with Ian Milne

sadams - Lead - 24/Apr/88 with Andy Mitchell

shark - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/87 with Seb Grieve

michael burrows - Lead - 20/May/87 with ket

Hidden - 1987

Backinthegame - TR - Sep/85 with Stephen hughes

keefe - 04/May/85

Hidden - Lead - 1985

Mark Kemball - 2nd - 06/Mar/84 with Nigel Slater

Mark Kemball - Lead - 11/Feb/84 with Alan Little

AlanLittle - 2nd - Feb/84 with Mark Kemball

Melok - AltLd - 1984

Mike Owen - 18/Sep/83 with Elaine Owen, Phil Davidson

Ian Jones - Lead O/S - Jul/83 with Robert Kieske ('Flog')

robyn1 - 1980

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