Firefly*** E3 5c
Fourth to Plumbline, Anchovy and String of Pearls in the 'quality Pen Trwyn E3 list'. It follows the prominent groove reached by a steep undercut start with a bolt. © ROCKFAX

Ticklists: North Wales Rock Graded List.

PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 107 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

wolf.leeb - Lead rpt - 20/Jun/14 with nic

On Gwen's gear
wi11 - Lead rpt - 05/Mar/14 with Gwen L

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Mar/14

Hidden - Lead β - 24/Nov/13

Dibdawg - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/13 with Richard Durnford

Hidden - Lead - 08/Sep/13

Laura Hudson - 2nd β - 12/Jul/13 with Evan Holdsworth

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

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

Attempted captain fingers but bailed onto this
Harry Holmes - Lead - 10/May/13 with Anne Peale

annep11 - 2nd dog - 10/May/13 with Harry Holmes

willoates - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/13 with Murdoch

On Nicks gear
Lloyders - Lead β - 13/Apr/13 with Nick Jangles

wi11 - 2nd β - 19/Oct/12 with Gwen L

Luke Brooks - Lead rpt - 13/Jun/12 with Guy Steven

SMc - Lead β - 12/May/12 with Ged

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

Owain Llewelyn - Lead - 24/Apr/12 with Dan

Slipped off the bottom, lowered then flashed it to the chains on Mason's gear. Pretty gopping at the cruxy bottom, then fairly sustained to the top. First hard trad of the year.
Duncan Campbell - Lead β - 20/Feb/12 with Rage, Livingbone, Mason

led on alex's gear
Tom Livingstone - Lead β - 20/Feb/12 with Duncan Campbell, Alex Mason, sam radcliffe

F6bish. All the start was soaking wet and ended up hanging on the bolt whilst contemplating carrying on. Finished it off, then led it cleanly in the rain.
Alex Mason - Lead RP - 20/Feb/12 with Tom Livingstone, Duncan Campbell, Sam Radcliff

Hidden - 2012

LRob - Lead - 2012

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 27/Nov/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 23/Nov/11

no point in clipping second bolt as you can get a bomber .5 cam.
samrad - Lead O/S - 23/Nov/11 with crad

metal arms - Lead O/S - 22/Oct/11

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 16/Oct/11

Nice climbing, trickiest through the bulge. Good kit, reckon clipping the 2nd bolt on the neighbouring route would dilute the trad feel.
mynyddresident - Lead - 12/Sep/11 with wolf

pumpy start, then nice, steady moves with great kit all the way to the top.
wolf.leeb - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/11 with nic

Hidden - Lead - 10/Jul/11

Adam Ellwood - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/11 with Dave Evans

benchwarmer - Lead dnf - 22/Jun/11 with Liam, Luke

Luke Brooks - Lead rpt - 22/Jun/11 with Ewan, Liam

Hidden - Lead - 09/Jun/11

david morse - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/11 with Ben A, josh, andy psyche

lead on Ally's gear with the first couple of pieces clipped.
Chriswallis2 - Lead β - 07/Jun/11 with Ally Smith

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead - Jun/11

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

JulesV - Lead O/S - 18/Mar/11 with Shauna Cunningham

Rory Shaw - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

ksjs - 2nd rpt - 09/Jul/10 with jo

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

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/Jun/10

barni - 2nd rpt - 12/Jun/10 with long jon

Gear in situ
Luke Brooks - Lead - 26/May/10 with Barni

barni - Lead O/S - 26/May/10 with luke

really good climbing, similar quality and difficulty to Plumbline. quite pumpy, top felt trickier than it looks. 2nd bolt on Mr Chips shouldnt be used at the grade.
ksjs - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/10 with owen

Pretty sweeet, but cold on the old hands n feet!!
Bennykr - Lead O/S - 17/Feb/10 with Em Benbow, Cradmire, Ollie Torr

middlevern - Lead O/S - 25/Oct/09 with Toby Dunn

Toby Dunn - Lead - 25/Oct/09 with Nick Verney

hepitt - 2nd dog - 18/Jun/09 with Rob Pitt

Rob Pitt - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/09 with Helen Pitt

Boy - Apr/09 with Nige Kershaw

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

mr mills - Lead rpt - 01/Mar/09 with Elfyn (chang)

nutallovertheface - Lead RP - Mar/09 with Drew

How many of the bolts are in? Resisted clipping the second on 'Mr Chips' and although there is good gear, it seemed a bit silly not to though? Great sustained climbing, a fine route, warmed the cockles on a very cold day!
mattyork2 - Lead O/S - 30/Nov/08 with James Gray and Pete Harrison

In light rain
goi.ashmore - Lead β - 18/Oct/08 with James Rees

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/08

haydng - 2nd O/S - 18/May/08 with Si

switch - Lead O/S - Feb/08

Julian Wedd - 2nd - 2008 with A. Howarth

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

Rob Kennard - 2007

IOAN D - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/06 with rick

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

Mark Riley - Lead O/S - 2003

nige - Lead - 16/May/99 with mark hounslea

kristian - TR O/S - 1999

Paul Clarke - 1999 with Well Oiled Machine

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/98

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1998

nickcanute - Lead O/S - 1998

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - Feb/97

Ched - Lead dog - 1997 with Steve Graham

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

Hidden - Lead - 22/Oct/95

michael burrows - Lead - 21/Oct/95 with richard parry

Hidden - Lead O/S - Oct/95

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

michael burrows - 2nd - 26/Mar/95 with brian jones

andy gittins - 1995

Roget - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/94

shark - Lead - 06/Jun/93

Hidden - Lead rpt - 24/Apr/93

Rich Kirby - Lead O/S - Jan/93 with Paul Tanton

mik1miller - Lead O/S - 1993 with bernie bradbury

Nick Biven - 2nd - 21/Jun/92

Hidden - 2nd - 16/May/92

Steve Crowe - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/90 with KM

nigehughes - 2nd - Jun/90 with Paul Jiggens

Billg - Lead O/S - 1990

sadams - Lead O/S - Sep/89 with Andy Mitchell

Paula Hamilton-Gibson - Lead - 02/May/88 with Bill Williamson

shark - Lead - Mar/87 with Seb Grieve

Hidden - 1987

Hidden - Lead - 27/Sep/86

Hidden - Lead - 01/Jun/85

keefe - 04/May/85

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

Mike Owen - 26/Jun/83 with Dave Lyon

robyn1 - 1980

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