Tentative Decisions** E5 6a
[Reaching the "cluster of bollox" gear..., 3 kb]Good sustained thin climbing above the bolt, with many small wires, rp`s to protect if you can hang around to place them!

This route is possibly going down to E4 in the new guide, but it will be a necky one, cool head required!
Chris Davies, Dec/1989

Ticklists: North Wales Rock Graded List, slate E5's.

Photo: Reaching the "cluster of bollox" gear... © Fiend
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This climb is in 28 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

really good, good rps and medium/small cam!
jacob shieldhouse hadley - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/15 with sol ammer

climbingpixie - 2nd O/S - 25/Jul/15 with Andy

Hidden - Lead G/U - 25/Jul/15

cant believe it, I dropped the final move....the last bloody move! pretty big fall onto the large & bomber RP, run out to the bolt is simple on small positive edges above the bolt its sustained but easy 6a still don't believe I fell on the last move.....robbed! abbed for gear still got the g/u for next time
scott quinn - Lead dnf - 16/May/15 with Tom Priestley

Hidden - Lead β - 10/Mar/15

Slate guide gives this and 'remain in light' same grade but this felt at least a grade harder than 'remain in light' to me. Got bit scared!
soph - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/14 with Brian McAlinden

Both the unprotected moves and the hardest moves are easier than the equivalent unprotected and hard moves on slug club. Whether that makes this E4 or Slug Club E5 for the onsight, I don't know.
tim newton - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/13 with chris wallis

Returned to finish the job.. Its ok when you know what to expect.. Marginal gear above bolt.
wolf.leeb - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/13 with Alexis, jo

wolf.leeb - Lead dnf - 01/Jun/13 with Huw

dominic lee - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/12 with nathan lee

not to bad, just didn't want to fall off onto anything apart from the bolt (it might have held though)
willoates - Lead O/S - 08/Feb/12 with Iona, Lotta

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Feb/12

Nice route, first e5 onsight but it didnt feel e5. Easier than slug club in my opinion
centurion05 - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/11

Blurgy319 - 2nd dnf - 17/Aug/11 with Andy

feilx - 2nd O/S - 09/Jul/11 with Andy L

took me a while to get to the top but got there in the end! not sure any of the gear after the bolt would have held but still made it easier to commit.
vertically_challenged - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/11

Didn't see many rp placements but a few small cams. Great climbing, much better than it looks.
Luke Brooks - Lead O/S - 06/May/11 with Konrad Doyle

Rory Shaw - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

JulesV - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/10 with Shauna Cunningham

Bailed after going a few moves past the bolt, by down climbing then lowering
smallerrich - Lead dnf - 12/May/09 with Swain16

Nice. Maybe soft E5 or am i getting better??
Ed Booth - Lead O/S - 03/May/09 with Fennerz

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

barni - Lead O/S - 09/Oct/08 with Shoulders

Hidden - TR O/S - 2006

MjrTom - TR RP - May/98

chrisdavies - Lead - 23/Dec/89 with P.TARGETT

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
theomoore, jacob shieldhouse hadley

Total votes cast 46
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