Rockfax Description
The best route on the wall gives hard and fingery climbing. © Rockfax

Ticklists: North Wales Rock Graded List, ROCKFAX - Top 50 North Wales Climbs, North Wales Sport 2016.

JenShelley 25/Oct Lead dog

Had three tries - made all the moves but couldn't string them together for a clean climb

with Mike
Hidden 14/Aug Lead O/S
jacob shieldhouse hadley 07/Aug Lead dog

super polished

with dad
alice fuller 03/Jul Lead O/S

lead 1st..put in draws and everything:)

Brian H 02/Jul Lead O/S

Hard for a warm up. Was glad that Alice went first and put the clips in.

James Oakes 28/Jun Lead O/S
mikeshewring 27/Jun Lead O/S
Fragmod 02/Jun Lead
Hidden 11/May Lead O/S
Stoney Boy 18/Apr 2nd rpt
with Nick Conway
JamesWilliams 16/Apr Lead dog

really could drop any move on the route and some of the draws are scary to clip. will be back

with Dan Q
Hidden ?/Apr Lead O/S
samwillo 07/Mar Lead
Hidden ??/2015 -
Tommyads ??/2015 -
georgenvk 29/Nov/14 TR dog
dswansonlow 16/Nov/14 Lead rpt

I thought this would feel easier than when I did a few years ago. It didn't.... Still desperate.

with James Docherty
thrutch 27/Sep/14 Lead RP
with Sven
Hidden 13/Sep/14 Lead dog
Hidden 08/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Adam Lincoln 06/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Rick Kirby
Hidden 25/Aug/14 2nd
Dave Turnbull, BMC 25/Aug/14 Lead rpt
Hidden 15/Jul/14 Lead
Hidden 10/Jul/14 Lead
wynaptomos 24/Jun/14 Lead dog
Hidden 14/Jun/14 Lead β
alooker 14/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Alex, Ed
mrteale 14/Jun/14 Lead β
dav 08/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Gill B
Luxulyan 12/May/14 Lead O/S
with Tom Murrell
michael burrows 24/Apr/14 Lead dog

did the moves, but needed a couple of rests, then fell the finishing hold!!

with tony shelmadine
wolf.leeb 24/Apr/14 Lead rpt
with Joe
Hidden 22/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Rosea Day 16/Apr/14 Lead RP

had to come down on first attempt due to frozen hands.

Rosyk 12/Apr/14 2nd dog
Jay-Ast 05/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Rosyk
R2B 29/Mar/14 Lead O/S

Tough warm up. Techy but great.

with Cherry
Davecapewell 13/Mar/14 Lead dog
with Simon m
Hidden ??/2014 Lead
Si ??/2014 -
mike mo ??/2014 -
Hidden ??/2014 -
Ewan Russell 01/Dec/13 Lead O/S

Intense. Backed off this when I was a kid.

with Anna
wolf.leeb 20/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with Alexis
Hidden ?/Sep/13 Lead O/S
oliver.ghill91 08/Jul/13 Lead
Luke Owens 07/Jul/13 Lead O/S


with Owen Davies
Hidden 30/Jun/13 Lead
asmith37 08/Jun/13 Lead dog

Did not enjoy this, very thin upto 3rd bolt. Must have the wrong route as there's not much 3* climbing!

Hidden 04/Jun/13 Lead RP
Hidden 04/Jun/13 Lead RP
Hidden 04/Jun/13 Lead dog
Adam Booth 24/May/13 Lead O/S


Hidden 21/May/13 Lead rpt
tim newton 15/May/13 Lead O/S
with liam fleming, stuart lade
willoates 10/May/13 Lead O/S
with Dave Evans
dswansonlow 27/Apr/13 Lead O/S
shed_hed 27/Apr/13 Lead O/S

Felt hard!

air 19/Apr/13 Lead O/S

i dont speak funny.................

with Richard
smallerrich 19/Apr/13 Lead O/S

Really didnt enjoy this, I shouldnt be pulling on mono crimps on a 6b+.... hard and techy.

with Funny speaking Canadian person who climbs better than me on techy limestone..
LeeWood 14/Nov/12 Lead


soph 21/Aug/12 Lead rpt
with Helena Robinson
Hidden 17/Jul/12 Lead rpt
Lenny 08/Jul/12 Lead dog
with Phil .N
AmandaJG 04/Jul/12 TR dnf

Couldn't complete first crux move - feet didn't feel secure!

Dave Warburton 26/Jun/12 Lead O/S

Warm up, humid early morning conditions - tricky.

with Bert, Conor
Hidden 26/Jun/12 Lead O/S
roberto18 26/Jun/12 Lead

Pretty thin

with Dave Warb, Conor Cussell
Diggler 17/Jun/12 Lead RP

Possibly 6c

with Calder
alek 27/May/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/May/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/May/12 Lead O/S
Adam Booth 25/Mar/12 Lead O/S
fennerz 25/Mar/12 Lead O/S

harder than axle attack!

Tom Livingstone 21/Feb/12 Lead O/S
kingholmesy ??/2012 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2012 -
Hidden ??/2012 -
Hidden ??/2012 -
Hidden ??/2012 -
Hidden ??/2012 -
LRob ??/2012 Lead
Hidden 23/Nov/11 Lead rpt
samrad 23/Nov/11 Lead O/S

cheeky for a 6b+

with crad
Bennykr 23/Nov/11 Lead O/S

Sweet climbing, tricky to work out sections!!

with JB
Jillybean 23/Nov/11 2nd
with Ben
barni 31/Oct/11 Lead rpt
with luke
Luke Brooks 31/Oct/11 Lead rpt
wazzalad20 20/Oct/11 Lead dnf

Worked out moves to third bolt. Very hard for the grade, was meant to be a warm up, must be joking! Defo 6c

IanD353 01/Oct/11 Lead O/S

Excellent route, worth it's 3 stars

with Mark H
Paul Bowen 25/Sep/11 -
Stewart B 09/Sep/11 Lead RP
with Dave Redpath
Lloyders 03/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Pete
rob.grafton ?/Aug/11 2nd
with kev little
Chriswallis2 20/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Jul/11 Lead O/S
richiebongo 16/Jul/11 Lead O/S

Naughty 1st bolt.

with Jon Didymus
BeccaSnowden 15/Jul/11 Lead RP

Hard but very good! First sport route worked - got clean 3rd try.

CRiddiford 15/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Becca
thomasadixon 15/Jul/11 Lead O/S

Felt tough, but then I never sport climb...

with Becca
Hidden 14/Jul/11 Lead O/S
ksjs 13/Jul/11 Lead rpt
with owen
Hidden 08/Jul/11 Lead β
Anoetic ?/Jul/11 Lead β
Kevin Robert Jones 15/Jun/11 Lead RP
Hidden 13/Jun/11 TR RP
Hidden 13/Jun/11 2nd RP
al99 09/Jun/11 Lead β
with Luke Thomas
dan ely 08/Jun/11 Lead O/S

rather drink mates piss than do that again. nuts def usful and go go gadget arms to clip the bolts

with steve
david morse 07/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with josh, andy psyche
Ows ?/Jun/11 Lead

Harder for the short and a bit polished

Alex Mason 21/May/11 Lead O/S

Thin moves.

with matt burdekin, Sam Farnsworth, George Ullrich
victim of mathematics 21/May/11 TR dnf

Fell off passing the third bolt and gave up. Very fingery.

soph 21/May/11 Lead rpt
Lenny 19/May/11 TR RP
with Ian W.
laurelfan 13/May/11 Lead dnf


with Nigel
mr mills 08/May/11 Lead rpt
with Gareth
ksjs 13/Apr/11 Lead rpt
with jo
tobydunford 13/Apr/11 Lead β
with Harry Martin
frost 06/Apr/11 Lead RP
with Adam
A Crook 06/Apr/11 TR
Laurence Everitt 20/Mar/11 Lead O/S


LeeJWC 19/Mar/11 Lead dog
with Ben Ota
koalapie 24/Feb/11 Lead RP
Rory Shaw ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
PAJames ??/2011 -
PAJames ??/2011 -
ducko ??/2011 -
fran04 ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
centurion05 31/Oct/10 Lead O/S
williamsd79 31/Oct/10 -
Glyn 10/Oct/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Oct/10 Lead rpt
Hidden 08/Sep/10 TR RP
Hidden 04/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Stig 03/Sep/10 Lead β

Did first go but previously tried two years ago. Done many easier 6cs

with Goi
Misha 14/Aug/10 Lead O/S

Nice technical climbing on good rock. Last route of the day, finished about 8.30pm and were treated to a wonderful sunset.

with Tom
Luke Dawson 14/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Jul/10 Lead RP
michael burrows 22/Jul/10 2nd rpt
with steve davies
partz 22/Jun/10 Lead O/S
ziggytang 22/Jun/10 Lead rpt
with chris & matt
Hidden 20/Jun/10 Lead dog
Hidden 17/Jun/10 Lead rpt
metal arms 05/Jun/10 Lead O/S
ksjs 04/Jun/10 Lead rpt
with pete
ziggytang 26/May/10 TR O/S

Didn't feel too bad, but I like reachy climbing, should have lead.

with Chris, Dan, Matt
mr mills 12/May/10 Lead rpt
with ioan d
Hidden 03/May/10 Lead
Hidden 25/Apr/10 Lead
Hidden ??/2010 Lead
Hidden ??/2010 -
Toby Dunn 25/Oct/09 Lead
with Nick Verney
ksjs 08/Oct/09 Lead dog

first 6b+ fail in a long time, 1 fall - couldnt feel my fingers so wont read too much into that. still dislike how this is bolted

with dave r
eugeneth 24/Sep/09 Lead RP

came off on first go. Got first RP attempt. Pretty hard for the grade!

with Seb
sebrider 24/Sep/09 Lead RP
hepitt 10/Sep/09 Lead RP
with Rob Pitt
hepitt 15/Jul/09 TR

3 times clean on top rope, now to find the time to lead it!

with Rob Pitt
richardr 14/Jul/09 Lead O/S

Excellent route. One of the bolts could have been lower. Lovely delicate climbing.

Hidden ?/Jul/09 Lead rpt
barni 28/Jun/09 Lead β
with helena
Dave Searle 23/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with tony
Hidden 20/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Rob Pitt 18/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Owen Davies
Hidden 14/Jun/09 Lead RP
Hidden 14/Mar/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Jan/09 Lead O/S
farmus21 08/Dec/08 Lead O/S
with Tom Devine
Hidden 24/Nov/08 TR
Mike Goldthorp 03/Nov/08 Lead rpt
with John Allen, Ben Alsford
drewish 08/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with SteveE9
hervenuttall ?/Sep/08 Lead dog
with Drew
Paul Robertson 27/Jul/08 Lead dog


Owain Llewelyn 28/Jun/08 Lead
with Dad
Hidden 31/May/08 Lead dog
Hidden 24/May/08 Lead dog
ksjs 17/May/08 Lead rpt
with anders
gareth scott borthwick 06/May/08 Lead dog
with phil
Hidden ?/May/08 Lead dog
ksjs 24/Apr/08 Lead rpt
with sarah
Hidden 14/Feb/08 -
dts 14/Feb/08 2nd O/S
Rich Kirby 27/Jan/08 Lead rpt
Rachel Somerville 27/Jan/08 TR
with Richard K
Julian Wedd ??/2008 -

Flashed, quite balancy and fingery.

Hidden ??/2008 Lead
zero six ??/2008 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Nov/07 Lead O/S
Owen W-G 03/Aug/07 Lead O/S

About as hard as I can do. Seemed to have three cruxes with the finish not as easy as hoped.

with Simon Denison
Dave Bond 17/Jul/07 Lead O/S
with Rich Hatton
Hidden 16/Jul/07 Lead dog
Hidden 14/Jul/07 Lead dog
barni 06/Jul/07 Lead O/S
with Paul James
Andrew1 24/Jun/07 Lead
with Juliet Parker Smith
Hidden 10/Jun/07 2nd
michael burrows 04/May/07 TR
with fran04
ksjs 29/Apr/07 Lead dnf

not impressed with the bolting - backed off

fran04 ??/2007 Lead

at last

michael burrows 23/Sep/06 TR

and eddy

Hidden 23/Sep/06 TR
matt30987 ?/Sep/06 TR rpt
with Dad
Hidden 06/Jul/06 Lead β
Mark A Humphries 06/Jul/06 Lead O/S
with dean howard
Lee Proctor 23/Apr/06 Lead rpt
with Guy Blackwood
guyblackwood 23/Apr/06 2nd dog

very technical

with Lee
Boy ??/2006 -
michael burrows 30/Aug/05 TR
with andy boorman
mattyork2 16/Aug/05 TR
with mike rose
michael burrows 26/Jul/05 Lead
michael burrows 14/Jul/05 Lead
with mike hammill
nicholas Barrowclough ?/Jul/05 Lead
with Tim Davies
MikeYouCanClimb 11/Jun/05 Lead RP
with Matthew
michael burrows 07/Jun/05 Lead

and john/fran/ian a

with brian jones
michael burrows 24/May/05 Lead
michael burrows 17/May/05 Lead
with brian jones
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe ??/2005 -
IOAN D ??/2005 Lead
with Mills
chris sm ??/2005 Lead O/S
with Dom Goodridge
michael burrows 18/Jun/03 2nd

and brian jones

Hidden ??/2003 2nd
Brown ??/2003 Lead RP
with Alex
michael burrows 11/Jun/02 TR
with brian jones
michael burrows 23/Apr/02 2nd
mux ??/2002 Lead O/S
with Mike Woodbridge
Hidden 08/Jul/01 2nd
ian caton ?/Jun/01 Lead O/S
with Andy
Mark Riley ??/2000 Lead O/S
nige 05/Jun/99 Lead
with mark hounslea
Hidden ??/1999 -
Hidden 05/Jul/98 Lead
sadams 25/Apr/98 Lead
with John Boyle
NeilGriffiths 21/Mar/98 -
with paula
Hidden ??/1998 Lead RP
nickcanute ??/1998 Lead O/S
buzby78 18/Sep/97 Lead O/S
mikedelderfield 01/Jun/97 Lead O/S
michael burrows 15/Apr/97 Lead rpt
with brian jones
michael burrows 10/Apr/97 Lead rpt
with brian jones
michael burrows 08/Apr/97 Lead rpt
with mark ryan
Ched ??/1997 Lead rpt
with Steve Graham
michael burrows 14/Aug/96 Lead rpt
with mark ryan
ste_d 21/Jul/96 2nd O/S
with mik
Hidden 02/Jun/96 2nd
michael burrows 08/May/96 Lead rpt
with brian jones
Hidden ?/Mar/96 Lead RP
kristian ??/1996 Lead O/S
Shaved Atom ??/1996 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Oct/95 Lead O/S
michael burrows 07/Jun/95 Lead rpt
with richard parry
michael burrows 09/May/95 Lead rpt
with brian jones
michael burrows 18/Apr/95 Lead rpt
with brian jones
michael burrows 07/Apr/95 Lead rpt
with steve ward
michael burrows 04/Apr/95 Lead rpt
with brian jones
steveriley ??/1995 Lead
andy gittins ??/1995 -
John Southworth 26/Oct/94 Lead O/S
whispering nic ?/Jul/94 Solo
with Kat
mattnuttall ?/Jul/94 Lead rpt
with Alan Holden
michael burrows 28/Jun/94 Lead rpt
with dan
michael burrows 13/Jun/94 Lead rpt
with lola gunn
Hidden 26/May/94 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/May/94 Lead
michael burrows 11/May/94 Lead rpt
with lola gunn
Hidden 02/May/94 Lead
Hidden 01/May/94 Lead
Roget 16/Apr/94 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Sep/93 TR
Hidden 25/May/93 2nd
uphillnow 27/Mar/93 -
goi.ashmore 07/Mar/93 Lead O/S
with Simon Coles
mik1miller ??/1993 Lead O/S
with bernie bradbury
Backinthegame 25/Dec/92 Lead dog

Bloody cold Christmas day - didn't fall but hung on rope a couple of times to warm hands - annoying as I did all moves first go!

Nigel Coe 31/Oct/92 2nd
with Tim Dunsby
steve taylor ?/Aug/92 Lead O/S
with Steve Williams
Hidden 05/Jul/92 Lead rpt
Nick Biven 20/Jun/92 Lead
Tony Little 16/Jun/92 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Jun/92 Lead
mattnuttall 07/Jun/92 Lead O/S
with Gareth Parry
Mike Owen 07/Jun/92 Lead rpt
with Elaine Owen
Hidden 31/May/92 Lead
Hidden 16/May/92 Lead
innes ??/1992 Lead
with Chris
Hidden 25/Aug/91 2nd
Rich Kirby 02/Oct/90 Lead O/S
with Andy Mackay
Steve Crowe 07/Jul/90 -
nigehughes ?/Jun/90 2nd
with Nick Sharpe
Billg ??/1990 Lead O/S
Bulls Crack ??/1990 Lead O/S
with AM
michael burrows 29/Jun/89 -
phardman 11/Sep/88 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Jun/88 AltLd
Hidden 29/May/88 Lead
Hidden 05/Apr/88 Lead
Hidden 12/Jul/87 Lead
shark 13/Jun/87 Lead O/S
with Seb Grieve
Hidden 08/May/87 Lead
Hidden ??/1987 -
Hidden 13/Jun/86 Lead
Mike Owen 26/Apr/86 Lead rpt
with Elaine Owen
Gregory 01/Jul/85 Lead β

first E3

with andy cave
Mike Owen 23/Jun/85 Lead rpt
with Elaine Owen
Hidden 28/May/85 2nd O/S
Hidden 19/May/85 2nd
keefe 05/May/85 -
Hidden ??/1985 Lead
Mike Owen 05/Feb/84 -
with Elaine Owen
Hidden ??/1984 AltLd
Ian Jones ?/Jul/83 Lead O/S
with Robert Kieske ('Flog')
GordonHart ??/1982 2nd RP
with John Dunn
robyn1 ??/1980 -
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