Rockfax Description
The route on the right-hand side of the slab, just before the base gets broken and the height decreases. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
"Utilises Phils start ? to continue direct where ATL goes right ,4 bolts + twin Bolt lower-off.


The third bolt of this route has no hanger, so nrware

Josie Ball(aged 10) 13/Oct/2007

Ticklists: Slate Sport.

smashers 04/Dec Lead O/S

Really enjoyed the slate today. Balancey climbing on small edges.

with Paul, James
Hidden 04/Dec Lead O/S
robbjackson 13/Nov Lead O/S
ollyrowe 05/Nov Lead O/S
with Marta
kitty_dowry 31/Oct Lead β
with Ross Cawood
Hidden 30/Oct 2nd rpt
elizabethporter 22/Oct Lead
with ICOC
ray.allwood 16/Oct Lead
timreynolds 16/Oct Lead
Hidden 15/Oct 2nd
Hidden 15/Oct Lead O/S
matthewhayes120 08/Oct 2nd
kez1 08/Oct Lead rpt
with JonesE, dino, Frankie Doodle, ian clare
Bisto15 30/Sep Lead O/S
suds_01 27/Sep AltLd O/S
with Graham, Chris sawdon
nodwas 27/Sep 2nd
with suds_01
Hidden 25/Sep TR O/S
Hidden 16/Sep Lead O/S
Ron Rees Davies 16/Sep Lead
Hidden 10/Sep Lead rpt
Maz142 10/Sep Lead
Hidden 10/Sep 2nd
Hidden 29/Aug Lead O/S
emc110502 29/Aug Lead O/S
with Diane Mangan, Jim Croft
bhh23 28/Aug TR
Hidden 28/Aug Lead O/S
KeenClimber 28/Aug Lead O/S
with Beth
Gerlach 27/Aug TR
Hidden 27/Aug Lead O/S
TheSingularity 27/Aug Lead rpt
Hidden 17/Aug Lead rpt
Hidden 14/Aug 2nd
Neil Metcalfe101 14/Aug TR
with Caroline, Chris
LukeT27 12/Aug Lead O/S
with Aeron
Derek Furze 08/Aug Lead
with Leigh Harrison
Hidden 01/Aug Lead O/S
edhawk21 31/Jul Lead O/S
Hidden 31/Jul Lead O/S
meehanlj 30/Jul Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Jul TR O/S
Hidden 25/Jul TR
AndyCarts 23/Jul Lead β
Hidden 17/Jul Lead
magsb 13/Jul Lead O/S
with John Roberts
Hidden 12/Jul Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Jul Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Jul Lead O/S
harold walmsley 03/Jul Lead O/S

Seemed a touch easier than Rack and Pin. New bolt now replaces the hangerless one

with John Codling
James Lamb 21/Jun Lead O/S
Elaine Reed 21/Jun TR β
with Ram
Tony Myers 18/Jun Lead O/S
with Gema Martin, Sian Russell, Kath Saunders
Siân Russell 18/Jun -
Hidden 15/Jun Lead O/S
Pinguville 15/Jun Lead
with George
RivalAllan 10/Jun 2nd
Hidden 09/Jun Lead
Bryn@Moelfre 09/Jun -
TheSingularity 08/Jun TR O/S
Ali Mortazavi 05/Jun Lead O/S
with Rita
Hidden 05/Jun Lead
kez1 05/Jun Lead rpt
with ian clare, james davies
Hidden 04/Jun Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Jun Lead
EBridges ?/Jun Lead
PatrickEnglish 29/May Lead O/S
JayClare 29/May Lead O/S
mattgrange 29/May Lead O/S
Hidden 29/May Lead O/S
TashaZ 29/May Lead O/S
with Danny
Trent T 28/May Lead O/S
Hidden 28/May Lead O/S
Ron Rees Davies 24/May Lead
freemanTom 15/May Lead O/S
with Nicky
Hidden 15/May 2nd
JonesE 15/May Lead O/S
with James Shaughnessy
Hidden 15/May TR dnf
clipskipper 15/May Lead O/S
with Alex Roberts
Pyott 13/May Lead O/S
jenko2323 13/May Lead O/S
steveg 11/May Lead O/S
with Roger
whiteexplorer 10/May Lead O/S
with joe
SimonMarcYoung 04/May -
TimMorgan 24/Apr Lead O/S
with Alex M
bedmaster_3000 23/Apr Lead O/S

Crimpy, Balancey climbing. Great slab slate climbing.

Hidden 23/Apr Lead O/S
Allan Watson 23/Apr Lead β
johnnyboulton 22/Apr Lead O/S
with Sarah Reynolds
Hidden 17/Apr Lead
tobydunford 05/Apr Lead O/S
with Kirsty Kerr
jacob shieldhouse hadley 28/Mar Lead O/S


with Lewis Smith, jasper cluff
Lewis Smith 28/Mar Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Mar -
Hidden 20/Mar Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Mar TR
Hidden 13/Mar Lead O/S
Mark Young 13/Mar Lead
with Helen
hotfeet 13/Mar Lead
rob 528 12/Mar Lead O/S
M_Robinson 06/Mar -
DanielleMarie 28/Feb Lead O/S
Rebecca_h 27/Feb Lead

5b in llanberis slate guidebook

with Mat
naylormat 27/Feb Lead O/S
with Becca
Eve Mulholland 15/Feb Lead O/S
with george sewell
Hidden 18/Dec/15 Lead O/S
max_dickens 17/Dec/15 Lead rpt
with Brogie, ScottyG, Bow
broganwoodcock 17/Dec/15 TR
with Max
Sam McCarthy 06/Dec/15 Lead O/S
with USMC
Charlie Low 21/Nov/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Nov/15 Lead O/S
tyho 21/Nov/15 2nd O/S
Petrology 21/Nov/15 Lead rpt
Craigpinch 02/Nov/15 -
Hidden 01/Nov/15 Lead O/S
PaulTom 30/Oct/15 Lead
AshBarnes 25/Oct/15 Lead O/S
with Jules
Hidden 21/Oct/15 Lead
foostu4 17/Oct/15 Lead O/S
Dazluke2000 27/Sep/15 Lead O/S
Mattlamb90 27/Sep/15 Lead O/S
with SarahC
Hidden 27/Sep/15 TR β
pauline_chester 26/Sep/15 2nd
BStar 13/Sep/15 Lead O/S
Trevers 13/Sep/15 Lead dog


with Rachael, BStar
Hidden 13/Sep/15 Lead O/S
Rachael88 13/Sep/15 2nd
Tom Pillow 11/Sep/15 Lead
with Mike Bennet
BrennyCo 03/Sep/15 Lead O/S
WeeLee 03/Sep/15 Lead O/S
chris nutman ?/Sep/15 Lead O/S
Phil Bullock ?/Sep/15 Lead O/S
with Sophia
Hidden 29/Aug/15 Lead
konstanci 18/Aug/15 Lead
Gecko2k 16/Aug/15 Lead O/S
anthonylewis 15/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with Nick, Clive Harris
Alyssa 15/Aug/15 TR
Kris2fa 09/Aug/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Aug/15 -
andrewmcleod 01/Aug/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Aug/15 Lead O/S
Awinter 17/Jul/15 TR O/S
with William Bovington, Liam Evans
JessWilliams 16/Jul/15 Lead
geoff_blackman 12/Jul/15 TR
robhunt 04/Jul/15 Lead
with Ellie
Ellie Hunt 04/Jul/15 Lead O/S
shed_hed 29/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Catherine Lawrence
K Dawg 23/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Kit
gotama178 22/Jun/15 Lead O/S
lcullum7 11/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Rowan Chesmer
useful 07/Jun/15 Lead

Installing Top Rope for CMC B&I Group.

penguin5465 ?/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/May/15 2nd O/S
robhunt 26/May/15 Lead
with Lois
Hidden 21/May/15 Lead
Hidden 21/May/15 AltLd
Hidden 17/May/15 Lead β
Hidden 17/May/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/May/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/May/15 Lead O/S
sbattams 03/May/15 TR
olihayes 03/May/15 TR
Hidden ?/May/15 Lead
Hidden 30/Apr/15 Lead
Hidden 28/Apr/15 Lead
broganwoodcock 26/Apr/15 TR O/S
with Fritha West
louisr23 26/Apr/15 Lead O/S
Roo123 26/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Laura McQuillan
Simonpeel 17/Apr/15 -
Jack Delaney 08/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Emily Barnett
Ahebden93 06/Apr/15 Lead O/S
Ndawson 06/Apr/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Mar/15 Lead O/S
Samuel P 28/Mar/15 Lead O/S
with Dave Barrow, Tommy
andrew549 21/Mar/15 Lead O/S
partz 01/Mar/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Mar/15 Lead O/S
Alex Wade 01/Mar/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Feb/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Feb/15 Lead O/S
Jack93 08/Feb/15 Lead O/S
with Toby, Joel Miller
Steven1993 08/Feb/15 Lead O/S
Amy Hare 08/Feb/15 Lead O/S
siyun ??/2015 Lead β
evansliam ??/2015 Lead O/S
with Annie Winter, William Bovington,
kez1 ??/2015 Lead O/S
with conor forshaw
craig.england1 ??/2015 2nd
dbdandan 29/Nov/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Nov/14 Lead O/S
neal 25/Nov/14 Lead O/S
with Chris S
remus 22/Nov/14 Lead O/S
Alex_Derbyshire 19/Nov/14 Lead O/S
Markheighton 19/Nov/14 2nd
carbar64 16/Nov/14 Lead O/S
nickah118 15/Nov/14 Lead
matt peacey 14/Nov/14 Lead O/S
Denry 29/Oct/14 Lead O/S
with Will lloyd
Ayla26 12/Oct/14 Lead
londonoring 12/Oct/14 Lead
deanhorsburgh 22/Sep/14 Lead RP
jordangolding 22/Sep/14 Lead β
Hidden 21/Sep/14 Lead
lewiswilson 21/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Sep/14 2nd
alexcummings95 19/Sep/14 TR
deanhorsburgh 19/Sep/14 TR O/S
Miss_Dani 12/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Jonathan Harrison
Eifion Lloyd Jones 08/Sep/14 TR

Route led by Ceri Jones - climbed on top rope with Margaret Ross belaying.

with Lydia Murphy, Margaret Ross, simon jones, Ceri Jones
cerijones 08/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with CMM
leethebee 04/Sep/14 Lead β
with Disco
Hidden 04/Sep/14 2nd β
Dazluke2000 02/Sep/14 TR O/S
Hidden 01/Sep/14 Lead O/S
JoeCoxson 28/Aug/14 Lead O/S

Nice technical climbing, all on the feet.

with Anna Coxson
Phil West 12/Aug/14 Lead β

Chris led it first.

with Chris Tan
Hidden 07/Aug/14 Lead O/S
tommccluskey 06/Aug/14 Lead rpt
with Jess
jessbinx 06/Aug/14 2nd β
with Tom <3
Douglas ?/Aug/14 Lead
with Doug Lindo
Hidden 27/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Jul/14 Lead
Eddie Roberts 13/Jul/14 Lead O/S
kingtaco 13/Jul/14 Lead
Hidden 05/Jul/14 Lead
Chris dyer 01/Jul/14 2nd O/S
with Jack Hunter, Oli Foxlow
Matt Robinson 22/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Dawlish 17/Jun/14 -
Mark Young 15/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Helen
Gavdee1 15/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Claire
Jack_Lewin 03/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Thom Wilson-Parry
davebrox 28/May/14 Lead
fletch540 27/May/14 Lead O/S
D.botts87 27/May/14 Lead O/S
with Baz
Anne Gumbley 26/May/14 Lead
with Phil Wadsworth
bsparky 25/May/14 Lead O/S
amy 18/May/14 Lead
tatz45 18/May/14 Lead O/S
with Amy Illingworth
DaveJ 11 16/May/14 TR O/S

new 3rd bolt has been fitted, will be back to lead asap first time back on slate in nearly a year...

Katherine Ross 15/May/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/May/14 Lead O/S
Matadoors 12/May/14 Lead
John Brayshaw 20/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Dick Winslow
dee_mee_tree 20/Apr/14 Lead O/S
badgerjockey 20/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Rich/Kuang
Hidden 18/Apr/14 TR
Hidden 15/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Apr/14 Lead O/S
dionhughes 28/Mar/14 Lead
with DJ
RKirke 22/Mar/14 Lead O/S
with Liam Day, mikespooner
Hidden 22/Mar/14 Lead O/S
mikespooner 22/Mar/14 Lead
polychromatic 14/Mar/14 Lead O/S
with Dave Willis
SAF 10/Mar/14 Lead
with Mark
carbar64 27/Feb/14 Lead O/S
Jamie Everitt 26/Jan/14 Lead O/S
FlavioL1989 19/Jan/14 Lead O/S
v1brownie ??/2014 Lead
lloydy1992 ??/2014 Lead O/S
ben.phillips 13/Oct/13 TR O/S
Hidden 05/Oct/13 Lead O/S
bantamdave 14/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with Ken
Hidden 14/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Tina Wilkinson 02/Sep/13 TR O/S

Slate Mines. Interesting to climb on

with David Barber
mikelaing ?/Sep/13 Lead
with Jon Ledger
mikelaing ?/Sep/13 Lead
with Jon Ledger
DanTT 27/Aug/13 Lead β

Bolt missing - used pre-placed sling to protect

with Andy @ PYB (coach Andy)
tommccluskey 19/Aug/13 Lead O/S

preplaced sling from the mallard on the last bolt as the third was missing

with michael
Hidden 19/Aug/13 TR
Joshthomas 03/Aug/13 Lead O/S
littleluke 17/Jul/13 Lead O/S
mfisher 25/Jun/13 Lead O/S
matty123 25/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with fish
KitRabbette 04/Jun/13 -
Hidden 04/Jun/13 Lead
Hidden 03/Jun/13 Lead O/S
danpyrs 02/Jun/13 Lead O/S
andy tetsill 01/Jun/13 Lead
with Shrewsbury MC
Jack Manfredi 26/May/13 -
Hidden 14/May/13 TR
Hidden 14/May/13 TR
Hidden 14/May/13 TR
Sol Armer 04/May/13 Lead O/S
dakter ?/May/13 Lead O/S
tomdadom 03/Apr/13 Lead
with Rhys
pftom 30/Mar/13 Lead O/S
paul__in_sheffield 03/Mar/13 AltLd O/S
with Beanie
penny_pops25 ?/Mar/13 Lead O/S
BeckyS 25/Feb/13 TR
Chris Manasseh 24/Feb/13 Lead
with Anne Orde
Hidden 23/Feb/13 Lead O/S
mky77 21/Feb/13 2nd
Hidden 17/Feb/13 Lead
Hidden 17/Feb/13 Lead
Ows 17/Jan/13 Lead
Danny_boulders ?/Jan/13 Lead
with Paul Norris
dale 42 25/Nov/12 Lead O/S
weeclare86 25/Nov/12 Lead O/S
Dafydd Llywelyn 25/Nov/12 Lead O/S
with Clare Wigley
lithos 25/Nov/12 Lead

3rd bolt hangar is missing and bolt is loose,

with YAC
morgan91 27/Oct/12 Lead
rhys mence 21/Oct/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Oct/12 -
partz 07/Oct/12 Lead O/S

3rd bolt missing. Ran it out.

Hidden 07/Oct/12 TR
Alex Wade 07/Oct/12 Lead O/S
neuromancer 06/Oct/12 TR O/S
Hidden 29/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Sep/12 TR
lizzyb 22/Sep/12 TR O/S

Felt easier to me than some of the others so not sure why people are rating it harder?

Cat Hamilton 19/Sep/12 TR O/S
williap 26/Aug/12 Lead
with josh robinson
tomdavenport 26/Aug/12 TR
MichaelGallimore 26/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Aug/12 Lead O/S
emlynroberts 23/Jun/12 TR

Top hanger missing and both lower off bolts loose. Used lower off of mallard to top rope it.

with Paul Emmett
Hidden 23/Jun/12 2nd
herrettscott 04/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Danny Crump 04/Jun/12 Lead
with Martin Bagshaw
Martin Bagshaw 04/Jun/12 Lead
ASchwirtz 04/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Jun/12 Lead O/S
roberts1234567890 28/May/12 Lead
with Hanni
stratandrew 25/May/12 TR O/S

hanger on bolt before the lower off is missing. take care as a fall while clipping the lower off would take you to the ground.

with Dave Wylie
greengrasss 11/May/12 -
Joe.Elliott1 11/May/12 Lead
Hidden 11/May/12 2nd
Hidden 04/May/12 Lead O/S
no-e1 ?/May/12 2nd
jstringer 14/Apr/12 Lead rpt
two06 14/Apr/12 TR β
starktoclimb ?/Apr/12 TR
Joe.Elliott1 ?/Apr/12 TR
with Starky
Hidden 24/Mar/12 2nd O/S
Milne 24/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with sarah.
jstringer 18/Mar/12 Lead rpt
Hidden 10/Mar/12 Lead
mikelaing ?/Mar/12 Lead
with Canadian Group
Hidden 15/Jan/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Jan/12 Lead
Hidden 07/Jan/12 Lead
Jones_88 06/Nov/11 Lead O/S
seanross ?/Nov/11 Lead
Luke Owens 30/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Mark Stitson (ULGMC) 22/Oct/11 Lead

Third bolt is missing the hanger.

heathergotrumbled 22/Oct/11 Lead O/S

Bolt missing, makes crux a bit scary. I hooked over a nut but I'm sure this wouldn't have done much.

with MS
mike_uk82 15/Oct/11 Lead
Timothy Graham Peck 15/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Charly
Mad Man in a Mini 28/Sep/11 Lead
with Nic Bartlett
tiffanykate12 04/Sep/11 Lead
jezb1 25/Aug/11 Lead
TimKnight 01/Aug/11 TR O/S

First climb on slate...

Hidden 09/Jul/11 Lead
tsjx 09/Jul/11 Lead O/S
dpiddock 09/Jul/11 Lead O/S

3rd bolt missing

with Tom Jones 09/Jul/11 2nd
with jamesca
Hidden 18/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Jun/11 Lead
Sardien 20/May/11 Lead O/S
with Matthew Jaques
jstringer 18/May/11 Lead O/S
fizzychewitt 08/May/11 Lead
with Martin
robhorton 01/May/11 Lead
with Sally, Dave Hunnisett
Theantoff 24/Apr/11 2nd
with Arul Umapathy
Kevster 19/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Mar/11 Lead
twem 06/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Sarah Bannister
Pete_Frost 06/Mar/11 Lead O/S
TiffTiff 05/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Grace
Rjbm ??/2011 2nd
with Ben Ram
Hidden ??/2011 -
Rory Shaw ??/2011 -
PWEI_fan ??/2011 -
emlynroberts 07/Nov/10 Lead

3rd bolt has gone, the tread is there but loose

with Emma Pebbles
Hidden 10/Oct/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Oct/10 2nd
twem 21/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Aug/10 TR
Hidden 30/Aug/10 TR
A Crook 29/Aug/10 Lead O/S

Spinning bolt near the top, the actual bolt can also be spun un and out, i hand tightened whilst clipping not great

Coops_13 16/Aug/10 TR O/S
Hidden 16/Aug/10 TR
miles155 16/Aug/10 TR
Renegade_Pony 29/Jul/10 Lead
with barni
twem 27/Jul/10 Lead O/S
owiowz 25/Jun/10 Lead
with Aerondt
Hidden 23/Jun/10 2nd O/S
wirralclimber1984 22/Jun/10 Lead O/S
rwm7131 22/Jun/10 Lead
Hidden 03/Jun/10 Lead O/S
RhedwrMynydd ?/Jun/10 Lead O/S
willson 16/May/10 Lead
with Ali H
fizzychewitt 16/May/10 Lead
with ChrisB
Ali H 16/May/10 Lead
with Willson
Hidden 13/May/10 Lead O/S
Moondance 03/May/10 Lead O/S

Bolts on this aren't great, 3rd particularly poor with bolt at 45' and spinning hanger. Next not much better. Someone has scratched this warning into the rock (twice for some reason).

Gareth Pritchard 02/May/10 Lead O/S
Rhys_Alun 11/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Red Dragon
Simon Bostock 04/Apr/10 Lead O/S
arunthomas 04/Apr/10 2nd O/S
with ripper
JWB 03/Apr/10 Lead O/S
jon_gill1 03/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Laura-lou 01/Apr/10 Lead
Hidden 12/Mar/10 Lead
gailc 12/Mar/10 2nd O/S
with Pete B
Chris Craggs 11/Mar/10 Lead
with Sherri Davy
Noodles 08/Mar/10 Lead O/S

3rd bolt is well dodge

Hidden 08/Mar/10 Lead
scrat 24/Feb/10 Lead
jogwen 13/Feb/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 13/Feb/10 TR O/S
highfivekrissy ?/Feb/10 TR
Simon Rogers ??/2010 Lead
simozzer 12/Dec/09 Lead
with Cass
Hidden 08/Nov/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 08/Nov/09 Lead O/S
adam06 26/Oct/09 Lead

dodgy 3rd bolt

Hidden 10/Oct/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Feb/09 Lead
Hjort 03/Jan/09 Lead O/S
daddy day care ??/2009 Lead
Rob Evans ??/2009 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Oct/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Jul/08 Lead
@ndy 13/Jul/08 Lead O/S
with calder
gregoldridge 10/Jul/08 Lead O/S
with Mirka Slavska
Hidden ?/Jul/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/May/08 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Mar/08 Lead
Siany ?/Feb/08 -
with Rob Shepherd
Hidden ??/2008 Lead
emlynroberts ??/2008 Lead
with Si, Serinde, Shovye or Polly
Keith Jones 10/Dec/07 AltLd
with David
Ewan Russell 22/Oct/07 Lead O/S
with Celyn and James
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