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Sea Panther** E1 5a

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[quick.... its dry..., 3 kb]Decent soft touch on the far L of the crag, following a clean black wall between the severe chimney and the drainage streak. The start is a little bold.

Ticklists: North Wales Rock Graded List.

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 82 logbooks, and on 11 wishlists.

Tim M - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/14 with Emma

Felt a little bit eliminate at the start next to the chimney but nice climbing over all
JamesWilliams - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/14 with Adam Revill

Quirky and interesting on good rock.
adamre12 - 2nd O/S - 26/Jun/14 with JamesWilliams

richardr - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/14 with Chris Wyatt

A good lead by Rich!
chris wyatt - 2nd O/S - 22/Jun/14 with rich

davebrox - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/14 with Fiona

Didn't really enjoy the bold bit.
Mowglee - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/14 with Ali

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/Mar/14

Si - 2014

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/13

dswansonlow - 2nd O/S - 24/Jul/13 with Darren McMaster

shed_hed - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/13 with Dougie Swanson-Low

UncleMephisto - 2nd O/S - 21/Jul/13 with Brian Seery, Will Hardy

Really good. Found it a bit reachy especially the crux but never desperate and it eases off right after the crux (2 low wires). Good positive hols in the upper crack - there is also a jammed wire.
SGD - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/13 with Vicky Holmes

Bold but easy climbing
wi11 - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/13 with Rafe

dan gibson - Solo O/S - 17/Jul/13

Hidden - 2nd - 16/Jul/13

Sam Simpson - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/13 with James West

Lenny - Lead β - 09/Jun/13 with Phil .N

its a shame this crag is always wet!
JamesLloyd - 2nd O/S - 08/Jun/13

Found this very easy for E1, have done harder VS's plus the gear is there where you need it. Really good moves and a cracking route up a natural line.
Dan724 - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/13 with James Lloyd

Owain Llewelyn - 2nd - 06/Jun/13 with Brad

Bit run out at the start
Ollie B - Lead O/S - 30/May/12 with C.Clifford

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/May/12

Ewan Russell - 2nd O/S - 28/May/12 with Connor

This route is very good. Well worth doing when it's dry. You will need some small cams to protect the crux, I used a green and blue Alien in the bottom wall. Don't think friends would fit. It's not too hard but you are way above the gear on the crux. Lovely rock..... Just do it...
PaulTanton - Lead O/S - 27/May/12 with Anita Grey

Great climbing. I had beta by virtue of the fact that I abseiled down the route with a brush 'borrowed' fron Ynys Ettws (in order to sweep off the perceived detritus on the wall). One hardish move at approx 8m. Curious but effective (though untested) pro below that crux. Abbed off 'in situ' slings and maillon at the tree. The route is 28m not 48m as described in some guidebooks.
Falko - Lead β - 28/Mar/12 with Steve M

Hidden - 2012

Only E1 as the start is bold... It has odd gear with nice 5a face climbing
chriscarroll - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/11 with Ben Alsford

Hidden - 04/May/11

Katy Nelson - 2nd - 29/Apr/11 with steven Parry

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

Hidden - 2011

Rory Shaw - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

PAJames - 2011

PAJames - 2011

SMc - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/10 with Anne

barni - Lead rpt - 22/Jun/10 with Justin Hughes

Wandered off course, didnt do it properly
Renegade_Pony - 2nd dog - 22/Jun/10 with barni

mr mills - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/10 with edwin

Liam Ingram - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/10 with Tabea Fiechter

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 16/Jun/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/10

Hidden - 2nd - 06/Jun/10

Pippa - Lead - 06/Jun/10 with Jon

Lenny - 2nd O/S - 05/Jun/10 with James. D

feilx - Lead O/S - 28/May/10 with tom smart, Heather

HIGHTOWER - 2nd - 26/May/10 with Dave Gleave

wolf.leeb - 2nd O/S - 25/May/10

mynyddresident - Lead - 25/May/10 with wolf, geraint

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 23/May/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/May/10

Ed F - AltLd O/S - 21/May/10

Hidden - 2nd β - 21/May/10

Really goood wall climbing.
Alex Mason - Lead O/S - 21/May/10 with Laura Perry

gaz.marshall - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/10 with Steev

keith leonard - Lead - 2010

barni - 2nd - 14/Jun/08 with Liam fleming

the juicy dangler - 2nd O/S - 31/May/08 with Andrew Davies

Sgt. Vest - Lead O/S - 31/May/08 with sophie wilmes

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/May/08

sonnenstern - Lead O/S - 31/May/08 with Will Malcolm

John Dale - Lead - 31/May/08 with Erik Schaberg

drewish - Lead O/S - 07/May/08 with Mark Taylor

Hidden - AltLd - 2008

Surprised that this doesn't appear in any other logs - it seemed popular the day we were there. A good route, if a bit more HVS than E1.
Owen W-G - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/07 with Robin

zero six - Lead O/S - 2007

Andy Clarke - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/06 with Rob

Rachael Barlow - 2nd - 2006 with Pete Robins

Rachael Barlow - 2nd - 15/May/05 with Pete Robins

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Aug/96

Hidden - 2nd - 21/May/94

Hidden - 2nd - 06/May/93

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Jul/90

Hidden - 1990

Melok - AltLd - 1983

Melok - AltLd - 1983

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Voting
Total votes cast 71
hard E20 of 26
E20 of 26
easy E20 of 26
hard E10 of 26
E116 of 26
easy E19 of 26
hard HVS1 of 26
HVS0 of 26
easy HVS0 of 26
hard 5b0 of 22
5b0 of 22
easy 5b0 of 22
hard 5a9 of 22
5a10 of 22
easy 5a3 of 22
hard 4c0 of 22
4c0 of 22
easy 4c0 of 22
3 Stars1 of 23
2 Stars11 of 23
1 Star11 of 23
0 Stars0 of 23
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Style of ascent

Soloed1 of 82 (1.2%)
Lead40 of 82 (48.8%)
Followed25 of 82 (30.5%)
Alt Leads6 of 82 (7.3%)
Unknown10 of 82 (12.2%)

'Climbed'30 of 82 (36.6%)
clean O/S47 of 82 (57.3%)
clean β3 of 82 (3.7%)
clean rpt1 of 82 (1.2%)
dogged1 of 82 (1.2%)