|100m, 6 pitches. Takes the flat rib which is clearly delineated on its right by a grassy corner gully running down into the large grassy bay. The slabs of this rib are on a higher plane then the main quartz slab. The start is at a cairn 20m left of a steep crack.
1.) 17m, two short slabs trending left to a large ledge. Belay on the right or a large flake higher on the left.
2.) 8m, from the flake move up, step left and then return to a stance directly above.
3.) 20m, go straight up the slab above, delicate, to a large flake belay overlooking the corner gully.
4.) 20m, (Y Drafel - the slate trimming blade) the sharp edge of the pinnacle leads in 10m to a big ledge with a block belay.
Scramble off here or...
5.) 20m, the 5m wall above can be climbed by the crack or avoided by scrambling a little right
6.) 16m, the pleasant quartzy slab above leads to the top of the crag. |
DH Jones, G Williams 02/Jun/1953