Rockfax Description
Start just right of the large gash.
1) 30m. A long and delightful pitch 5m right of the arete to a belay above the heather.
2) 16m. Climb easily to the top. © Rockfax

SP 07/Nov Lead
Hidden 04/Nov Solo
Gabs Ruetz 18/Oct Lead
Hidden 17/Oct AltLd
Hidden 12/Oct AltLd
willjames222 04/Oct AltLd O/S
markev314 19/Sep Lead
tcrocker 06/Sep AltLd O/S

Ben led first pitch. I led second. Really nice climbing on first pitch

with Joe Doherty, Ben Libby
Jack_Marshall 31/Aug Lead O/S
steve.warrington 31/Aug Lead O/S

Laura's first rock climb. Done in one pitch, 60 mtr rope just makes it if you build your beley with slings

with Laura Rose
mickd 30/Aug Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Aug AltLd rpt
Hidden 11/Aug Solo
Hidden 30/Jul AltLd O/S
cornishbekx 24/Jul Lead O/S


with John
Hidden 23/Jul Lead
Cornish boy 21/Jul Lead O/S

Great route! Needed the 60m rope to do this in one pitch.

with Sean
D Berry 18/Jul Solo O/S
Chris Oldfield 18/Jul Lead O/S
MarkLoveday 17/Jul Solo O/S
Hidden 11/Jul 2nd
Hidden 11/Jul Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jul 2nd O/S
Hidden 28/Jun AltLd O/S
Hidden 13/Jun AltLd O/S
jamestaylor92 12/Jun Solo O/S
shell145 07/Jun AltLd O/S

I lead second pitch

with Ross
morgan91 28/May Solo O/S
jimorothy 25/May Lead

Lovely route after R and L surprise news! Cold and drizzly.

with Laura, Rob
Hidden 24/May AltLd O/S
Hidden 20/May AltLd
James-Shenfield 17/May 2nd
JA_climb 17/May Lead O/S
Hidden 04/May AltLd O/S
Louis Miller 29/Apr Solo O/S
emlynroberts 23/Apr Lead

First play with ropes for Rhys, he climbed in his work boots!

with Rhys Morgan
Astilath 23/Apr 2nd

in big boots. learning the ropes...

emlynroberts 22/Apr Solo
sparkybatteryboy 18/Apr AltLd
with jack swann
Hidden 13/Apr AltLd O/S
Hidden 07/Apr AltLd O/S
Hidden 07/Apr AltLd
jhb0510 02/Apr Lead O/S
with Holly Berwick
Rachel Rose Jeffree 14/Mar 2nd dnf
MariaSw 14/Mar 2nd
stevied01 14/Feb Lead O/S
SenzuBean 08/Feb Lead O/S

Some of the hand and foot holds were completely iced over, which left the lower parts quite runout indeed. Climbed in big boots. As a result, was a bit more difficult than the grade suggests.

with Maureen
Hidden 11/Jan AltLd O/S
BushwackerBritz ??/2015 -
Hidden 07/Nov/14 TR O/S
John Eley 31/Oct/14 2nd
Rotorslap 31/Oct/14 Lead O/S

Lead as single pitch. Reasonable run outs on the lead for gear, but far better options than the likes of Central Slab Route...for a rookie trad leader at least

will_feasey 29/Oct/14 Lead O/S
henry.jeffreys 26/Oct/14 Lead O/S
with UBMC
helehan 28/Sep/14 2nd rpt

Not much gear in places!

with Hannah Hupfeld
swoollock 28/Sep/14 AltLd
Hidden 21/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Sep/14 Solo
Hidden 15/Sep/14 Solo
Steve Palmer 13/Sep/14 Lead

first lead after broken ankle

Mayaculpa 11/Sep/14 Lead
with Kate, Jock Smith
helehan 17/Aug/14 AltLd O/S
with Adam Brickley
Charli Wisbey 17/Aug/14 AltLd

Lead p2

with Elwyn
summerse 17/Aug/14 AltLd O/S

lead 1st pitch

rushy11111918 12/Aug/14 2nd
with Morris Rodham
Hidden 12/Aug/14 Lead
Paul Hy 30/Jul/14 AltLd O/S
with Jenni L
Jenni Lees 30/Jul/14 AltLd O/S
Hidden 28/Jul/14 Solo O/S
08nbrierley 28/Jul/14 Solo O/S
with jamie
MatthewV 27/Jul/14 AltLd rpt

Pitches longer than in the Ogwen CC guidebook, I think.

with naath
naath 27/Jul/14 AltLd O/S

me/Matthew. Felt much longer than guidebook says.

with Matthew
mistymarsh 17/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Jul/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 07/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Jun/14 Solo
jwhereat 29/Jun/14 Solo
Cheet 18/Jun/14 AltLd O/S

Lead on P2, placed excessive gear for practice.

with Steven
Hidden 16/Jun/14 AltLd O/S
hp8g12 16/Jun/14 AltLd
Matadoors 12/Jun/14 Lead O/S

2 pitches

Jani_J 12/Jun/14 2nd
with Matt
PieMan 06/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Bill
j.buckley87 06/Jun/14 Lead O/S
jimartin 13/May/14 AltLd O/S
Stefan Trebicki 13/May/14 AltLd
Hidden 05/May/14 Lead
Hidden 05/May/14 Lead
UncleMephisto 05/May/14 Lead O/S
with Rachel Rosen
mrmoe17 04/May/14 Lead O/S
JamesWilliams 03/May/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 03/May/14 2nd
Hidden 03/May/14 AltLd
Redtournon 03/May/14 2nd O/S
with Colin fisher
Hidden 30/Apr/14 AltLd O/S
Hidden 30/Apr/14 AltLd O/S
Hidden 30/Apr/14 AltLd
ldgarrison 19/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Ben1983 18/Apr/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 18/Apr/14 AltLd O/S
Hidden 18/Apr/14 AltLd O/S
Hidden 18/Apr/14 TR O/S
mizzbloomability 08/Apr/14 2nd
SDaSilva 08/Apr/14 2nd
tdoyle 24/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Magsy 24/Mar/14 Lead O/S
callumbtaylor 09/Mar/14 Lead O/S
D.botts87 08/Mar/14 Lead O/S
with Dan H
RobEdwards 11/Jan/14 AltLd
with Maddy
steve1234 ??/2014 Solo O/S
Nobster ??/2014 Lead
ChrisGard 22/Nov/13 Lead O/S
with Jen George
J.Atkins 17/Nov/13 Solo O/S
Hidden 24/Oct/13 Lead O/S
LaurenFord 06/Oct/13 Lead O/S

Lead the 1st pitch and set up belay. Good climb, easy.

Hidden 06/Oct/13 Lead
carievans67 30/Sep/13 Lead
joeallen28 30/Aug/13 Solo O/S
cactus111 27/Aug/13 AltLd
with robin harris
partz 26/Aug/13 Solo O/S
anaesthetic 24/Aug/13 AltLd O/S

Led short P2

with Mark
monkeymark 24/Aug/13 AltLd
with Annes
Adam_42 24/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with James Gilburt, Tim Herlihy
Rhi Rhi 17/Aug/13 AltLd O/S

Lead second pitch

Hidden 11/Aug/13 Solo O/S
minus8 ?/Aug/13 -
with Maria Keenan
quarrtman1 12/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Stephen Jones
Ahebden93 06/Jul/13 AltLd O/S
GARY HEAP 06/Jul/13 2nd
with Lee Faulkner
Ndawson 06/Jul/13 Lead O/S
biggianthead 05/Jul/13 -
with G
Hidden 30/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Jun/13 AltLd O/S
Hidden 22/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Jun/13 Solo O/S
r.greaves 01/Jun/13 Lead
Johnny Rowland ?/Jun/13 Solo
carl_123 25/May/13 AltLd O/S
ali macphee 25/May/13 AltLd
steve.riches 14/May/13 AltLd
Hidden 12/May/13 Lead
Hidden 12/May/13 2nd
Hidden 09/May/13 2nd
Hidden 09/May/13 2nd
bgreen3761 06/May/13 Solo O/S
cteakle 05/May/13 Lead O/S

First full lead - 2 pitches

with Danny
dmetcalfe 05/May/13 2nd
with claire
keith hal 04/May/13 Lead O/S
with John Bell
Amazoniangirl 04/May/13 Lead
bgreen3761 04/May/13 Lead O/S
dregsy 04/May/13 2nd

Last climb of the day with Ben a real enjoyable crag

with Ben
dannygiblin ?/Apr/13 Lead
Natalyaaa 03/Mar/13 Lead O/S

Climbed in 1 pitch with 50mtr halves... ran out of gear half way up and had to steal some off Ciara seconding the route to the right of me... good fun :)

carl roberts 23/Feb/13 Lead
Hidden 02/Feb/13 2nd
Marder20 ?/Feb/13 Lead O/S
scott mayled ??/2013 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2013 Lead
edordead 25/Dec/12 Solo
Hidden 07/Oct/12 AltLd
Doug Hughes 08/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Ruth
Hidden 08/Sep/12 2nd O/S
spags88 08/Sep/12 2nd

nice climb with a good belay on a grassy step, loads of hand holds and foot holds

with gary mitchell
Sam Warby 26/Aug/12 2nd O/S

Sophie's 2nd lead (first Diff)

Sophiewhitter 26/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with Sam Warby
Peakpdr 20/Aug/12 -
Hidden 10/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Aug/12 2nd
carievans67 08/Aug/12 AltLd O/S
with Mark Evans
wme 08/Aug/12 AltLd
anthonydouglas 18/Jun/12 AltLd
wendynicholls 10/Jun/12 2nd O/S
anthonydouglas 10/Jun/12 AltLd
MartinN 02/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Tamarin_G 02/Jun/12 2nd

My second ever multi-pitch climb. A considerably more difficult 'Diff' than the 'Chimney Crack' but highly enjoyable and a good level of challenge for my ability.

George Collins 02/Jun/12 2nd
HairyBean 02/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Cwallace 02/Jun/12 Lead
lukerathmell 29/May/12 Lead
with Rachel Bennett
michael burrows 27/May/12 Lead O/S
with claire lloyd
two06 27/May/12 Lead O/S
greengrasss 26/May/12 AltLd
greengrasss 26/May/12 AltLd
rhys mence 26/May/12 AltLd
with Diego Montaldo, sean harvey
Hidden 25/May/12 AltLd
Hidden 25/May/12 AltLd
Hidden 25/May/12 AltLd
Hidden 20/May/12 Lead
Hidden 19/May/12 Lead
belaleaderdave 04/May/12 AltLd
Hidden 07/Apr/12 2nd
arandall 02/Apr/12 Solo O/S
Wendy Watthews 02/Apr/12 Solo O/S
joe.ohare 20/Mar/12 Lead
Adam Hughes 15/Mar/12 AltLd

took a mate climbing, this was his first alt lead. i lead pitch 1

RikPotts 10/Mar/12 2nd
jmjames22 29/Feb/12 AltLd O/S

Good beginner trad multi pitch venue (3 pitches at a push). Easy climbing S*** loads of protection.

Will Caesar ??/2012 AltLd O/S
Matt250 ??/2012 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2012 Lead
nick hawkins 30/Sep/11 Solo
GermanAlex 30/Sep/11 Solo
BigHairyIan 10/Sep/11 Lead O/S

In the wind and the rain!

with Matty Stranack
rickstaylor 10/Sep/11 Lead O/S
with Matty Stranack
andrusht84 04/Sep/11 2nd
with humph
Hidden 26/Aug/11 AltLd
Hidden 18/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Aug/11 2nd O/S
Tiddles09 17/Aug/11 AltLd O/S

My favourite climb of the day everything felt right great first pitch hardest moves near bottom gets easier as go up and a great place to set a belay on first pitch and your walk back down shorter great climb plenty of gear few hardish moves.

with AC
AC 17/Aug/11 AltLd O/S
snafu64 14/Aug/11 AltLd rpt
with al
Hidden 13/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Aug/11 2nd
neilisou ?/Aug/11 2nd O/S
Mr_Eccles 25/Jul/11 Lead rpt
with Paul Bellis
dippyhannah 23/Jul/11 AltLd O/S
Paul-Michael 23/Jul/11 2nd O/S

Climbed as single pitch

with Paul Nurse
BenRyle 14/Jul/11 Lead O/S
CharlotteMilner 14/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Mr_Eccles 11/Jul/11 Lead O/S
funkyvin1 10/Jul/11 AltLd O/S
Webster 09/Jul/11 Solo O/S
gemmasimpson77 06/Jul/11 AltLd O/S
with Jonny, Oli, Joseph, Pete
splatman 01/Jul/11 Lead
TonyJHughes 01/Jul/11 Lead O/S
markh78 08/Jun/11 Lead
Sianny 02/Jun/11 AltLd O/S
lizzyb 02/Jun/11 AltLd O/S

Beautiful morning, after an invisible early stretch (ended up at Tryfan Fach due to loish mist and,dampness initially. v. Busy halfterm day - lots of families or climbers club holidayers. All friendly though. Done with sian as an easier warmup and so she could practise interpreting guide book and leading to belaying point, looking at gear placements and belay.

nathan2day 28/May/11 Lead
with Francis
Hidden 28/May/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 08/May/11 Solo O/S
lukerathmell ?/May/11 Lead O/S

Did in one pitch, maybe a bad idea.

with Rachel Bennett
Benn A ?/May/11 AltLd
Hidden 29/Apr/11 AltLd
Hidden 29/Apr/11 AltLd O/S
Jamie Nobbs 28/Apr/11 AltLd O/S
spooksthehorse 25/Apr/11 Lead
with Emma
Hidden 18/Apr/11 Solo rpt
Hidden 13/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Mar/11 Lead
briggers 16/Feb/11 AltLd
aharbey ?/Feb/11 AltLd
M Leavy 01/Jan/11 Solo
Tom Livingstone ??/2011 Solo
iallaway ??/2011 AltLd O/S
darunniff ??/2011 Lead O/S
with Mark attenburrow
JonClark ??/2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Nov/10 Lead
gingerwolf 24/Oct/10 Solo O/S
Double Knee Bar 24/Oct/10 Solo O/S
kelricho2000 16/Oct/10 2nd O/S
with Mark Eddy
Mike_T0501 02/Oct/10 Lead
with Lynne
snafu64 02/Oct/10 AltLd rpt
with al
p_won ?/Oct/10 AltLd
Hidden 26/Sep/10 Lead O/S
MatthewV 25/Sep/10 AltLd O/S

Lead first pitch, SCV lead second pitch

with Sally
sally_v 25/Sep/10 AltLd
with Matthew
JezzaCat ?/Sep/10 Lead
with Jacob, Jonathan
dansmonkeytroubles 31/Aug/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 30/Aug/10 AltLd O/S
Rich Kay 30/Aug/10 AltLd O/S
thoabb 08/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with George
Hidden 01/Aug/10 AltLd O/S
Guto Evans 25/Jul/10 AltLd

Played about with hanging stances.

with Rob Collard
hayleylouise 12/Jun/10 AltLd

Led pitch 1

with Kevin Haseldine, Colin Riggs
Hidden 12/Jun/10 AltLd O/S
Hidden 12/Jun/10 AltLd O/S
Sleeping Cat 12/Jun/10 AltLd
with Andy
Hidden 06/Jun/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 04/Jun/10 Solo O/S
georgenvk 22/May/10 Lead O/S
Kingsjester 08/May/10 2nd O/S
groovy_nut 03/May/10 AltLd O/S

I led P1. B3 boots are quite scary on slabs until you get used to them!

with Patrick
Hidden 03/May/10 AltLd
Hidden 01/May/10 2nd
AndrewShanks 01/May/10 Lead O/S
joscott ?/May/10 Lead O/S
with Mike Clarke
Hidden 13/Apr/10 Solo rpt
Rhydian Evans ?/Jan/10 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2010 -
sionjosh ??/2010 -
philw ??/2010 -
Guymer ??/2010 -
williams.rs ?/Oct/09 2nd
Hidden 22/Aug/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 13/Aug/09 Lead
Hidden 07/Aug/09 AltLd
Hidden 07/Aug/09 2nd
morticiaskeeper ?/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Sharon
Andy Say 30/Jun/09 Solo
jaswa 12/May/09 Lead O/S
with Mark Ruocco
Hidden 02/May/09 2nd O/S
Fitzy ?/May/09 -
Hidden ?/May/09 Solo O/S
natalie28 19/Apr/09 AltLd O/S

Chris led first pitch...i led the second...( think we deviated slightly and belayed a little lower as per the next climb!)

with Chris G
ChrisGreen 19/Apr/09 AltLd O/S

first pitch lead second pitch 2nd

JRSB1991 ?/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/Mar/09 Lead
dswansonlow 31/Mar/09 Solo O/S
jacobjlloyd 31/Mar/09 Solo O/S
with Dougie
paulh1967 ??/2009 -
Hidden ??/2009 -
misplaced ?/Nov/08 Lead O/S
RFWilkie 13/Jul/08 Lead O/S

Alternating leads as part of pyb course.

bridget143 07/Jun/08 Solo O/S
with Al Braybrooke
RossT 19/May/08 Solo
with Pete Cook
Rob Hirst 08/May/08 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2008 -
leaf1741 ??/2008 -
alexrp 05/Oct/07 AltLd
with Chris
The Ivanator ?/Oct/07 AltLd O/S
with Andy
Ashapalan 28/Sep/07 Lead
with Nick.
Milne 08/Aug/07 Solo O/S
Flibble 28/Jul/07 Solo
angleseykayaker ?/Jul/07 Solo
with Sean Malone
Hidden 28/May/07 AltLd O/S
gibbo38 28/May/07 AltLd O/S
with gibbo21
gibbo21 28/May/07 AltLd O/S
with paul
dhdaveuk 27/May/07 Lead
with Phil
Hidden 01/May/07 Lead O/S
Dunx 14/Apr/07 AltLd O/S
with Culley and Libby
Libby 14/Apr/07 2nd O/S
with Dunx and Culley
Hidden 04/Apr/07 Solo
deanroberts ??/2007 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2007 Lead O/S
Jonny M 12/Nov/06 2nd O/S
GiveHerHelen 12/Nov/06 Lead O/S
Monk 08/Oct/06 Solo O/S
Neilfrherts 07/Oct/06 Lead O/S
with Sean
edmund94 05/Jun/06 Solo O/S

Downclimbed and used as descent route.

edmitchell ?/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with kai ren
Ian McNeill ??/2006 -
crossdressingrodney 13/Aug/05 2nd O/S
Hidden 12/Aug/05 Lead
Hidden ?/Aug/05 Solo
Big Steve ?/Jul/05 Lead O/S
A Crook 29/May/05 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Feb/05 Solo
mol 23/Oct/04 Lead
with Elaine Hughes
Hidden 07/Sep/04 Lead
Hidden ?/Aug/04 Solo
Hidden 25/Jun/04 2nd O/S
Hidden 24/Apr/04 Lead
rockjedi12345 ?/Feb/04 Lead O/S
with Elanor Hoskin
Climb Rox 04/Jan/04 2nd
Hidden ??/2004 AltLd O/S
KarlH 28/Jun/03 Lead O/S
with Tom Hales
Rampikino 23/Mar/03 Lead
with Bob Brown
dannyboy83 ?/Mar/03 Solo O/S
with SUMC
John Kettle ??/2003 Solo
Hidden ??/2003 Lead
Rampikino 26/Aug/02 Lead
with Paul Starr
DerwentDiluted ?/May/02 Solo
with Tim Stain
steev ??/2002 Solo O/S
Rampikino 29/Sep/01 Lead
with Bob Brown
Rampikino 27/Aug/01 Lead
with Waz
rockjedi12345 ?/Apr/00 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2000 -
Hidden ?/Apr/99 -
rockjedi12345 ?/May/98 Lead O/S
with Phil Mathews
Hidden 25/Apr/98 Lead
Hidden 24/Jun/97 Lead O/S
innesmac ??/1996 -
Hidden 07/May/95 Lead O/S
Mike_T0501 07/May/95 Lead O/S
Ian Archer 12/Jun/94 Solo
Rob Davies ?/May/93 Solo


cragspud ??/1993 Lead
gareth_hull ??/1991 Lead O/S
with Sarah Jones
Ghastly Rubberfeet ??/1981 Solo
mikej 06/Apr/80 Solo
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