Arete left of turning the century sharing same lower off. 4 bolts. This is a rather contrived line. On the first ascent the arete was climbed in its entirety to the triangular niche. this involved a one armed mantle and was hard. the grade was a conservative estimate. You need blinkers to repeat it this way so just climb what you want. 5 plus if everything is used.

P. Targett I. Lloyd-Jones 21/Aug/2007

Ticklists: Slate Sport, All the Llanberis SLATE sport @ 6b & 6b+.


ClimberDateStyle
Harry Padley 18/Nov Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Nov 2nd
Hidden 03/Nov Lead O/S
Curtis woodcock 23/Oct Lead O/S
with simon
mattgrange 22/Oct Lead O/S

Use of left wall does this make this fairly easy, thought the hard bit was clipping the first bolt!

hlegge 14/Oct Lead O/S
with Dom Pearce
Marti999 09/Oct Lead O/S
with Debbie
Hinchrn 08/Oct Lead β
evans859 08/Oct Lead
with Josh Graham
James Beaumont 07/Oct Lead rpt
with Tom Kirby
suds_01 27/Sep AltLd O/S
with Graham, Chris sawdon
JulianB 11/Sep Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Sep 2nd
CJC 10/Sep TR O/S
with Ollie
Oliver-Lambourn08 10/Sep Lead O/S
with CJC
Jonathan Spooner ?/Sep Lead
with Will Birkett
guy127917 27/Aug Lead G/U
with Jen
Hidden 27/Aug 2nd RP
jotunscope 27/Aug Lead O/S
with Chris Smith
JessWilliams 26/Aug Lead
with Alice
a_m154 26/Aug Lead
Jamdahll 08/Aug Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Jul Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Jul Lead O/S
Cat Lawrence 17/Jul TR

Used arete - F6a variation

with Nigel
snook 17/Jul Lead O/S
harold walmsley 08/Jul Lead O/S

Led it via the easier arete on the L then did the R arete on TR but used sequences on the route to the R low down before moving round the arete and bridged on th the L arete at one point higher up. No way the R arete direct canbe 6b the easy way is only 6a

with Rob Davies
Rob Davies 08/Jul 2nd

Using big holds on L, 5+ but some wet holds. Couldn't fathom out moves directly up arête even on TR.

Rachael Ellis ?/Jul Lead O/S
with patrick hill
Colin Scotchford 19/Jun -
Hidden 15/Jun Lead O/S
Pinguville 15/Jun 2nd

used left arete for easier climbing

with George
georgenvk 28/May Lead O/S
Hidden 24/May Lead O/S
Theeni 21/May Lead O/S
cdoclarky59 21/May 2nd
nigel bassam 15/May Lead
with Paul/patrick
chudders1 14/May Lead O/S
with jamie p
steveg 10/May Lead dnf
with Wioletta
Colin Scotchford 08/May Lead
jcking231 24/Apr 2nd
Phil Bullock 13/Apr Lead O/S

Used left arete to make a fairly easy climb. Without left arete seems much harder than 6a+/b !?

with Sophia
tobydunford 05/Apr Lead O/S
with Kirsty Kerr
Butel 15/Mar Lead O/S
Mr Boulder 13/Mar Lead O/S
CharlWelch 12/Mar Lead
James-m-h 14/Feb Lead O/S
with Cosette darby
Hidden 30/Jan Lead
Jack93 21/Nov/15 Lead O/S
foostu4 17/Oct/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Oct/15 Lead O/S
ChrisH_273 04/Oct/15 Lead O/S
Dafydd Llywelyn 03/Oct/15 Lead O/S
cindylmy ?/Oct/15 TR O/S
mzk 25/Sep/15 -
chris nutman ?/Sep/15 Lead dog
Hidden 30/Aug/15 Lead O/S
Dan Jenkin 30/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with Emma, Rich Jenkin, Gordon Jenkin
joermann 29/Aug/15 Lead

Used Arete

Hidden 29/Aug/15 Lead O/S
louisr23 27/Aug/15 Lead O/S
noshjewbold 13/Aug/15 Lead O/S
ChristyCole 08/Aug/15 Lead O/S
richiebongo 06/Aug/15 Lead O/S

The purest version and desperate, more like 6c+ for the mid point mantelrockover!

with Will
Hidden 23/Jul/15 Lead
Hidden 30/Jun/15 2nd O/S
Hidden 21/Jun/15 Lead
odari 18/May/15 -
treesaregood 11/May/15 TR

F6a variation

Jono_LS16 16/Apr/15 Lead O/S
tim20 07/Apr/15 -
Hazel Morgan ?/Apr/15 Lead

Thought I wouldn't be able to do it, turns out I could.

jamesb101 22/Mar/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Mar/15 Lead O/S
WilliamRupp ?/Jan/15 Lead
with felix
FelixJT ?/Jan/15 2nd
euge74 ??/2015 Lead O/S
craig.england1 ??/2015 -
Owen240 ??/2015 Lead G/U
FelixJT ??/2015 Lead
Sam McCarthy 06/Dec/14 Lead O/S
Lawrence Beesley-Peck 06/Dec/14 Lead O/S
with Tom Appleby
mattlyons 06/Dec/14 TR
Mark Young 23/Nov/14 Lead β
with Helen
will_benfold 16/Nov/14 Lead O/S
with John Baranik
adamre12 11/Oct/14 Lead O/S
max_dickens 03/Oct/14 Lead O/S

Used left Arete

James Beaumont 02/Oct/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Sep/14 2nd
jalqazzaz 01/Sep/14 Lead O/S
adamkitson ?/Sep/14 Lead O/S

Used left edge Moderate 5+, but not harder.

ItsHuwHaribo 31/Aug/14 Lead O/S

Very easy for grade

Hidden 31/Aug/14 2nd
Hidden 31/Aug/14 2nd
Emma Reynolds 18/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Felix Ottey 09/Aug/14 Lead O/S
JVard 22/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Mattlamb90 20/Jul/14 Lead O/S

Shit route

with Ryan
HB1 12/Jul/14 Lead
with Will
Matt Robinson 21/Jun/14 -
ErikWaskiewicz 08/Jun/14 Lead O/S
emlynroberts 08/Jun/14 Lead

Used left arete.

with Josh Roberts
mike pearson 03/Jun/14 2nd O/S
Luxulyan 31/May/14 Lead O/S
with Kyle Dumka, Tom Murrell
Hidden 26/May/14 Lead
Anna Yorke 21/May/14 Lead O/S
Peter Goulding 14/May/14 TR β
Darryl.h ?/May/14 Lead O/S
jenko2323 28/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Mario Grabinski 21/Apr/14 Lead
with Ada Guzniczak
HIGHTOWER 13/Apr/14 Lead

With left arÍte. Easy 6a max.

with Lliam, Mark Amyes
Hidden 08/Mar/14 TR β
davebrox ??/2014 -
RKirke 23/Nov/13 Lead O/S
with Sion
Hidden 23/Nov/13 TR
Hidden 23/Nov/13 Lead O/S
Colin Scotchford 01/Sep/13 Lead
Paul_southgate68 11/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with shane dawson
Hidden 01/Aug/13 Lead
rabnud 16/Jul/13 Lead O/S
np134 05/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with H. Jones
fizzychewitt 30/Jun/13 Lead

Used arete

with Mike Doyle, Martin
sheelba 30/Jun/13 TR

Tried to climb it without the arÍte but gave up halfway up, very hard. finished on the left

Oliver Branagan 26/Jun/13 Lead O/S

Didn't climb the 6b side however didn't take it as easy as it could have gone on the 6a side. Tried to stay to the middle up the wall as much as possible. Feel 6a+ in relation to other grades in the area. Great mantle cruxy move.

Reedymc 26/Jun/13 Lead O/S

did the 6a variant as a warm up

DelorieC13 25/Jun/13 Lead O/S

Loose block at top.

jon_ridley 08/Jun/13 Lead O/S

used the arete. sh*t!

Hidden 02/Jun/13 Lead O/S
mr mills 02/Jun/13 Lead O/S

Possibly one of the crappiest routes Iv`e climbed on slate, and I have climbed quite a lot !!!

with Roger
andy tetsill 01/Jun/13 TR
with Shrewsbury MC
michael burrows 26/May/13 Lead rpt
with ryan cassidy, mike doyle
Glyn Davidson 26/May/13 Lead O/S
with Dan
Hidden 26/May/13 Lead
rustaldo 27/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Tom
Hidden 19/Apr/13 Lead O/S
squicky 10/Apr/13 Lead dog

If this is a 6b, then my father's the Pope. After dogging and cheating finally got the crux by mantling off my right thumb, my right foot moving up next to it, left foot on a side hold and my left hand stretched up to a flake undercling that would look small to a mouse to keep it all together. The 6b next door was much more reasonable.

with rg1976
Nick Sherring 01/Apr/13 Lead O/S

did easy version for warm up, prob easy F6a

psborland 01/Apr/13 Lead O/S

using arete

marclloyd77 01/Apr/13 Lead O/S

With Arete.

Ows 17/Jan/13 Lead dog

Dynamic movement. Could not do it static.

Coops_13 02/Dec/12 Lead RP
Lizzie S 29/Oct/12 Lead dog
Hidden 29/Oct/12 Lead O/S
griffithpatrick 21/Oct/12 Lead O/S
dakter ?/Oct/12 Lead O/S
pastep 08/Sep/12 TR

Think I did a 6a version. Left foot in the corner & left hand on the arete at the start.

with Woody
ebf 08/Sep/12 Lead O/S

First experience of Welsh slate. Nice, but somewhat put off by Paul falling off "Sad Man Who's Sane" mid-way through my lead!

Hidden 25/Aug/12 Lead dog
DaveMo 25/Aug/12 Lead dnf

finished but used arete/corner to the left. Made it a lot easier.

SallyMay 11/Aug/12 TR
Hidden 07/Jul/12 -
IanD353 04/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with Ailsa
garry smith 23/May/12 Lead O/S
John Lewis 13/May/12 TR O/S
with Perry
Hidden 04/May/12 Lead O/S
Stone Muppet 17/Apr/12 Lead O/S

easy way

with ah
g1m147 06/Apr/12 Lead
with Mick.
andrewlyons14 30/Mar/12 Lead O/S

went left used everything think its either 5+ or 6a

with Charlie Daniel
roberts1234567890 24/Mar/12 Lead
Kayan 24/Mar/12 2nd
BenRyle 02/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Tom Seccombe 02/Mar/12 Lead β
with ben ryle
Hidden ??/2012 Lead
piersg ??/2012 Lead
Hidden 20/Nov/11 Lead dog
Hidden 27/Oct/11 TR
mullermn 22/Oct/11 TR dog

Just used right hand arete and face. Seemed pretty bloody hard to me.

ASchwirtz 22/Oct/11 Lead dog

Fell off 6b version. endedup getting up 6a version using left protruding arrete

Hidden 22/Oct/11 TR O/S
eugeneth 05/Aug/11 Lead O/S

hmmmmm.....not sure if i did this right as didn't feel anywhere near 6b

with Dan Carne
Hidden 25/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Jun/11 Lead β
stevemcg 11/Jun/11 Lead
with Matt
jstringer 09/Jun/11 Lead O/S

Used arete to left, felt more like F5+/Easy F6a

Fatboy1000 27/May/11 Lead O/S

Really cool actually, smeary start followed by some good jug pulling.

with BigAndy
mick1jones 09/Apr/11 Lead β
with Simon Holding
sideswiper ?/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Mar/11 2nd O/S
George Nichols 27/Feb/11 TR O/S
with Niel Donovan, Alex Wolfgang, Ziyad Soobhan
Keendan 19/Feb/11 Lead O/S
shed_hed 19/Feb/11 Lead dnf
with Dan Heath
dpiddock 23/Jan/11 Lead dog

Slipped early on and blew the onsight. Frustrating

MariaT 23/Jan/11 Lead

Took a while as I struggled to determine the correct line, otherwise, not too bad after the initial start

Rory Shaw ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden 09/Oct/10 Lead O/S
RhedwrMynydd 09/Oct/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 30/Aug/10 TR dnf
christoph owen 25/Aug/10 Lead O/S

easy for f6b more like f5+

with Mat H
Hidden 31/Jul/10 2nd O/S
whiting.jp 31/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with jamesca
katiep 05/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/May/10 Lead O/S
Sam W 02/May/10 Lead

Climbed arete and then face to left of arete. Didn't use the big holds/second arete on left. Hard for 6b, although we were being quite eliminate

with Richard
Mr Sparkle 02/May/10 Lead O/S
farmus21 27/Apr/10 Lead O/S

First routes back from injury. Not a classic.

with Ryan Walker
sishaw 23/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Chris the Tall 23/Apr/10 Lead β

Used the arete to the left - seems contrived not too, so 5+ and poor

Mark Young 04/Apr/10 Lead
JWB 17/Feb/10 Lead O/S

Not sure if I climbed this "correctly", used the arete on the left for a couple of moves. However without this I would have thought it much harder than 6b.

jon_gill1 17/Feb/10 2nd O/S
Hidden ??/2010 Lead O/S
The Green Giant 08/Nov/09 Lead RP

One fall, should have done it really.

with Dan with the van
Duncan Campbell 14/Oct/09 Lead β
with ella vogel, max stanley
ebastock 26/Sep/09 2nd

Really lovely route. Quite thuggy start from the arete.

with John Beddard
HeatherF 18/Aug/09 Lead
with Esther
emlynroberts 19/May/09 Lead
with Serinde VanWijk, Si Creer
Sardien 28/Apr/09 Lead O/S
emlynroberts 28/Apr/09 2nd
with Serinde VanWijk
michael burrows 15/Oct/08 Lead O/S

we climbed left of the bolts(up the corner) as we had no route info, felt about 5+.needs new bolt in the lower off as this is loose

with norman clacher
metal arms 13/Sep/08 Lead O/S
SGD 31/Jul/08 Lead
TiffTiff 09/Mar/08 Lead RP
fran04 11/Oct/07 TR
with ian rowell
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