Comes the Dervish*** E3 5c
[After the overlap on Comes the Dervish, 2 kb]40m.

Rockfax Description
A stellar route, and one deserving of its reputation. Follow the crack-line up for 8m to the first good runner. Easier climbing leads to the dog-leg in the crack, passing this is the crux. Good holds lead up to the overlap, which is easier to pass than it looks. Above, the gear is small and the climbing run-out. A steady head leads to the belay. © ROCKFAX

UKC Logbook Description
The most famous route on slate? Well-chalked and visible from Pete's Eats, this stunning crackline takes the centre of the Dervish slab, passing an overlap at two thirds height. "It's alright man, we're experienced rock cats."

S Haston Feb/1981

Ticklists: Extreme Rock, Top 25 UKC Wishlist Rock Climbs, Dinorwig Essentials, North Wales Rock Graded List, Best slab climbs of the UK, Full of Myself - Johnny's Book namecheck, North Wales E3's, a State of Slate, ROCKFAX Style Top 50: North Wales, Progression, ROCKFAX - Top 50 North Wales Climbs, The BMC 70th Anniversary Ticklist, Alex's Wales ticklist, Bangor BUMS Uni-Life Ticklist, Mike and Connors 2 year plan, Tick List for 2015/2016, AMC Uni Ticklist, Radical Rockcats 2nd Year of Uni Ticklist, WideBoyz Crack School.

Photo: After the overlap on Comes the Dervish © New Willis
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This climb is in 756 logbooks, and on 287 wishlists.

FINALLY! as part of the east face of vivian
JamesWilliams - Lead rpt - 28/Sep/15 with bren

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Sep/15

FlavioL1989 - Lead O/S - 18/Sep/15 with Martin Levy

Fell off crux move rightwards
tsjx - 2nd - 06/Sep/15 with Ian

DavidR - 2nd rpt - 05/Sep/15 with Holly Adamthwaite

Wendy Watthews - 2nd O/S - 29/Aug/15 with Chris BCF

elliptic - Lead - 29/Aug/15 with Wendy M.

guy757 - 26/Aug/15

Matt Cooke - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/15 with Nick Jones

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/15

Interesting that the GroundUp slate guide says this is a 'soft' E3, wasn't anything at all soft about it in my mind! The start is very poorly protected and polished to hell, after that it is super well protected but still very polished and sustained. By the time I got to the nice rest at the roof after the crux I was a pumped mess and my feet were ready to fall off. What a fantastic route! ****
jsmcfarland - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/15 with Alan

Julie Carroll - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/15 with Chris Wallis

James Oakes - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/15 with Gareth Hooson

Fragmod - Lead - 29/Jul/15

Albert Exley - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/15 with Jon

Made up to get this done, feels like a post surgery milestone. Came off a few times sorting feet to reach the good rest under the overlap, and had to take some deep breaths on the upper slab, but got there in the end.
UncleMephisto - Lead dog - 22/Jul/15 with Rob Partridge

dicky79 - Lead O/S - 19/Jul/15 with Mark Nicholson

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Jul/15

Great route - really glad to get it clean. Lives up to expectations and then some.
kenneM - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/15 with Chris

FreddieSmith - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/15 with Danny Grifths

Fell from two moves beneath the gear at 8m. Didn't deck but almost. Thank goodness for brass RP's. I'll be back!
BAdhoc - Lead dnf - 27/Jun/15

incredible route!! lived up to the hype, excellent moves and positions! bolder than i expected it to be past the overlap
Tom Redmond - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/15 with kelly campbell

Sam4242 - 2nd O/S - 25/Jun/15

max_dickens - Lead dnf - 25/Jun/15 with Andrei

Always wanted this since I first saw it on climbing films. Shocked at how magical the quarry is. After the first few moves it was only a matter of time before I was off..atleast thats what I thought! First proper route on slate and despite lack of wires on my rack and the midges majorly kicking in at 2/3 height I somehow got up it. Loved how much it challenged me but that run out at the top is a bit cheeky isn't it?! incredible route. Bit of a slag of a route none the less with the amount of chalk left on her. Trip Endex. Happy.
Stanners - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/15 with Andy G

Hidden - Lead dog - 18/Jun/15

Brilliant! Nearly threw myself backwards off the start trying to wiggle some tiny wires, downclimbed for a breather then straight up (placed 16 runners). Feels like half Llanberis is watching you!
Tom McCabe - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/15 with Rob Law

Essential "safety" Beta from Robert as this was my first E3 before any E2.
Suzana - Lead β - 10/Jun/15 with Robert Partridge

started raining when I got on
98%monkey - 2nd O/S - 06/Jun/15 with Al Dibben

The last and and most polished of all the 5c routes today.
Dibdawg - Lead dog - 06/Jun/15 with Phil Mitchel

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/15

ASchwirtz - Lead O/S - 28/May/15 with Claire Duffield

A gorgeous sunny evening, a grand finish to a good few days in Wales : )
petegunn - Lead - 26/May/15 with Nicole, Matt Reeve, Davina

Tom Seccombe - Lead O/S - 26/May/15 with Iain

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/May/15

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/May/15

Clama - 2nd - 24/May/15 with Charlie

theotherpetehill - Lead O/S - 23/May/15 with Georgina Brooke

Very pleased to finally do this one. Clean onsight with no big fuss :-) Great climbing and a great line
adam 24 - Lead O/S - 23/May/15 with Caroline

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 23/May/15

Drat - slipped off on the polish! First go at leading E3 so not too sad as found the actual climbing much easier than when I seconded it clean years ago :)
Dizz - Lead - 17/May/15 with peri

have rarely enjoyed following a lead so much! awesome route.
pebbles - 2nd - 17/May/15 with Liz

james1978 - Lead O/S - 17/May/15

belay bunny turned bad - 16/May/15

morganator - 2nd rpt - 16/May/15 with International Meet Guest

backed off from starting jug, heat made the polish even worse
James Beaumont - Lead dnf - 13/May/15

Hannes B - Lead O/S - 12/May/15 with Aidan

Hidden - 2nd - 12/May/15

Hidden - 2nd - 12/May/15

robpartridge - Lead rpt - 12/May/15 with Harry Wickham

Shame about the start! Really good route, amazing line, good moves and varied climbing. 3 star only bad comments would be about the start so do it before it gets worse!
wi11 - Lead O/S - 09/May/15 with Sabby

seconded hungover with 2 hours sleep, will be back to lead, probably this week
James Beaumont - 2nd O/S - 04/May/15

Spicy start then v enjoyable. First ever route on slate.
quiffhanger - Lead O/S - 04/May/15 with Rachel

mega mega mega, the line of north wales?
ashtond6 - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/15

Hidden - Lead dog - 16/Apr/15

Glyn - Lead rpt - 09/Apr/15 with Amy

What a route! Simply superb throughout. Well sustained. Blew onsight with a slip off a glassy foothold with my feet only 4ft off the floor! Held by microwire. Then pulled rope and completed route with no further falls so as near as dammit to onsight. Start feels very bold to good cam at 8m. There are microwires and offsets to be placed below this butnone too inspiring. Rest of route eats small gear by the shedload. Used 13 quickdraws on it.
climberchristy - Lead G/U - 07/Apr/15 with Ben Cole

Dan Vaj - 2nd - 24/Mar/15 with James Machaffie

90 minutes on the route, new record!
PaddyN - Lead β - 17/Mar/15

mcgovern - Lead - 15/Mar/15 with Neil

ned_85 - Lead dog - 15/Feb/15 with Mischa Hawker-Yates, Sean Chu

Senna - Lead O/S - 15/Feb/15 with Ned

Hidden - 2015

Hidden - 2015

Hidden - 2015

Hidden - 2015

phil64 - 2015

harry_lewis - Lead O/S - 06/Dec/14 with Alex McCann

soph - Lead rpt - 29/Nov/14 with Niek de Jonge

I read a load of guidebook descriptions saying committing lower section, so I took a ton of small wires which I'd hoped would protect this. I found the bottom section committing.
MichaelGallimore - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/14 with Jared Kitchen, Andrew Erskine

flash, saw Theo on it first.
robertmctague - Lead β - 04/Oct/14

theomoore - Lead O/S - 04/Oct/14

papashango - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/14 with Glynn

Colin Scotchford - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/14

Hidden - Lead rpt - 27/Sep/14

morganator - 2nd - 27/Sep/14 with John Roberts

just awesome 5c moves with good rests best gear I've ever seen / had to wrestle out.
scott quinn - 2nd O/S - 26/Sep/14 with Tom Priestley

Cool route, loads of gear apart from the start. The offset 1 might have held.......
Tom.Priestley - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/14 with Scott Quinn

Hidden - Lead - 22/Sep/14

Wayne S - 2nd O/S - 15/Sep/14

Got really spooked on this. A couple of silly slips at the start totally shook my confidence and wasn't able to compose myself for the rest of the route. Ended up messing up an easy move in the middle and falling right by gear, very unhappy with my performance and would like to come back to do it again in better style!
James S - Lead dog - 15/Sep/14 with tom p, jack g

Hidden - Lead - 07/Sep/14

Hidden - 2nd - 07/Sep/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/14

Big lead finally got around to doing it! Took 18 draws and ran out before the top... Awesome route, with great moves and good gear - definitely worth the hype!!
kyaizawa - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/14 with Emma Reynolds

Awesome route. Shoes literally just slipped off about 10m up, started route again and got 2nd time. Giant slug in crux holds made it a bit harder...a lot easier after the overhang.
Emma Reynolds - 2nd RP - 20/Aug/14 with Ky Aizawa

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

Don't like e3s - 2nd - 09/Aug/14

Tim Hamlet - Lead - 28/Jul/14 with Laura Hamlet

redjerry - Lead - 28/Jul/14 with Ed Morris

duncandarnell - Lead rpt - 09/Jul/14

Not such a fun start. After this the climbing is great, sustained and technical with perfect gear. Sore on the toes. Excellent, fairly soft for e3
James Oswald - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/14 with Rachel Slater

Sustained and very good, with some great technical moves. After a pokey start takes lots of gear.
Nick Russell - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/14 with Pablo

WOW! Keeps on coming , but moves all work. 1st gear teally high, them commitment and perseverance prevail!
climbingrev - 2nd O/S - 25/Jun/14 with Peter Ocampo

poeter210 - 2nd dog - 25/Jun/14 with Bob Wilson

mr mills - Lead rpt - 21/Jun/14 with Mel Roberts

Went up to the crux but was psyched out after ending up on a bold E4 earlier and having to back off. Way way too hot, down climbed. Will come back with better conditions and more psyche.
Ewano - Lead dnf - 14/Jun/14 with Pete Danson

Just a pro show - felt really tired this week. Need too come back. Gave up and rested after first good piece of gear at 8 meters. The rested again and decided to back off just under the rightward swerve.
ASchwirtz - Lead dnf - 26/May/14 with Claire Duffield

Soft and great :)
Rachel Slater - Lead O/S - 15/May/14 with Alistair, James Moneypenny

Found the start hard and got gripped at the top. Classic route then ticked nicky's leap... Spend the rest of the trip injured!
Alistair Corbett - Lead O/S - 15/May/14 with rachael, penny

Luxulyan - Lead O/S - 13/May/14 with Tom Murrell

greenclimb - Lead O/S - 04/May/14 with Sarah

John Gale - Lead O/S - 03/May/14

Hidden - May/14

Amazing. Definitely very much harder than Pull My Daisy and not soft touch either with the polish! Not in the bag til you hit the final jugs. So psyched!
spidermonkey09 - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/14 with Ellie Fuller

seconded then led.
bede.west - 2nd O/S - 29/Mar/14 with Henry Francis

led after seconding
bede.west - Lead rpt - 29/Mar/14 with Henry Francis

Easy 2nd. Bomber gear all the way and climbing was not too hard, rests after every hard move. Both thought it felt soft.
DavidPC - 2nd - 09/Mar/14

Excellent route, but super super safe. Didnt think it was near E3.
TommyMcG - Lead O/S - Mar/14

HAJ Francis - Lead O/S - Mar/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Feb/14

oliverpcain - Lead - 2014

Seymore Butt - 2014

Mikewilson119 - Lead - 2014 with james taylor

Dan-Cheetham - 2014

mike mo - 2014

Hidden - 2nd - 2014

Allanfairfechan - 2014

just as much fun on second
Andy Peak 1 - 2nd - 24/Nov/13 with Dan bates

Dan Bates - 24/Nov/13

trying to finish off 'East face of the vivian' but ran out of light. Downclimbed it, will be back - looks awesome.
funsized - Lead dnf - 23/Nov/13 with Fi

Yong_Welsh - Lead O/S - 13/Nov/13

ChrisAllen - Nov/13

Came off on a polished hold just before the foot ledge I have never shouted motherf**ker so hard in my life! so psyched to get on E3 tho :D
JamesWilliams - Lead dog - 08/Oct/13

fell off the start, glad i did bother putting n rp in
tim exley - Lead dog - 27/Sep/13 with ben ryle

Stefan_Morris - 2nd rpt - 19/Sep/13 with AndrewJamesCherry

Like a bloody yoyo.
AndrewJamesCherry - Lead RP - 19/Sep/13

Pieterjan De Roo - Lead O/S - 19/Sep/13

mr mills - Lead rpt - 14/Sep/13 with Roger

Hidden - 2nd - 14/Sep/13

pie_eater_pete - Lead O/S - 06/Sep/13 with bwestwood

Paul Collins - Lead rpt - 04/Sep/13 with Conor Murphy

Hidden - TR - 04/Sep/13

With 'hidden'
steveboote - Lead - 04/Sep/13

Chriswallis2 - Lead rpt - 03/Sep/13 with Anna

Hidden - 2nd - Sep/13

Calf pump!! slightly bold at the start but gear still comes, great fun top section.
BenNorman - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/13

Never to hard but never to easy. major calf pump glad to get on this today
brices - Lead β - 31/Aug/13 with Ben Norman

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/13

Deserves all the hype, every move is good. Managed to get a lovely 00 nut before the good gear at 8m which helped no end.
sparkass - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/13 with Rob Lovatt

brilliant scarier than i expected!
Ginger McGrath - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/13 with rob, pete abernethy

First E3 on same day as first E2; both onsighted. So much psyche for slate :D
Phil Blue - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/13

alicee - 2nd - 16/Aug/13 with Niels Ernst-Williams, Daniel Whitlum

Chris Reid - Lead - 14/Aug/13 with Andy murray

tgeh - Lead O/S - 06/Aug/13 with dan geh

Slate perfection! Elegant moves all the way. Laced it with gear :)
Dan Geh - Lead O/S - 06/Aug/13 with Thomas Geh

Hidden - Lead - 04/Aug/13

One fall at last hard move before overlap. Pulled up to previous highpoint and climbed through. Sustained with little rest for your calves.
nigel pearson - Lead dog - 03/Aug/13 with Robin

Hidden - Lead - 02/Aug/13

pete87abs - 2nd - Aug/13 with Graham, rob

Took a whipper and got inverted when foot popped after dogleg right - probably a bit hot in full sun. Got it next go later in evening when cooler. Rope burn on left calf as memento.
Jon Didymus - Lead RP - 25/Jul/13 with Dan

must have climbed up and down the first bit 3 times till I committed above the micro's. climbed after jons first fall with his top wire still in. great to finally get on it after standing underneath it ready to go and getting rained off 2 years ago.
danp - Lead β - 25/Jul/13 with Jon Didymus

Finally came back to this after about 10 years. Dogged it to shit back then, this time much more fun now that I can climb cracks!
Dr Toph - Lead rpt - 16/Jul/13 with Emily

beautiful line and slab!
Velo Orange - 2nd - 16/Jul/13 with Toph

First E3, absolutely mint!
Mattlamb90 - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/13 with Luke

duncandarnell - Lead rpt - 05/Jul/13

Really good. No single hard move, just long and a little run out after the overlap.
rustaldo - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/13 with Dan Heath

Derek Ryden - 2nd rpt - 03/Jul/13 with Geoff Bennett

Steady at E3, lots of bomber gear and just a couple hardish moves. Every piece of gear is pretty much as good as a bolt, pit 18 runners and run out of draws. Mega classic, go do it!
Ramon Marin - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/13 with Tom le fanu

Mike W - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/13

HarryB - 2nd dog - 17/Jun/13 with Ross

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/13

Sardien - 2nd rpt - 15/Jun/13 with Rich Gentry

UnkArl - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/13 with Lisa, Rik, Debbie

Debs - 2nd - 07/Jun/13 with Karl

awesome sunny ascent! bit too polished to fully enjoy..
air - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/13 with Lloyd

On Air's gear
Lloyders - Lead β - 06/Jun/13 with Air

andyinglis - Lead O/S - 22/May/13 with Dave Ogden

tim newton - Lead O/S - 20/May/13 with brad reed

mr mills - Lead rpt - 17/May/13 with edwin

Sardien - 2nd rpt - 06/May/13 with Rich Gentry, Owen

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/May/13

Felt harder than two years ago! I'll put that down to early season weakness - second trad lead do the year. Generally fine but got a bit stuck just below the overlap, trying to get stood up on two good flatties - couldn't figure out the moves! Had to climb back down a little for a rest. Straightforward 5b move once I realised what to do. Great route even second time round.
Misha - Lead - 05/May/13 with Mark

BigTone - 2nd dog - 05/May/13

Hidden - 2nd dog - May/13

bwestwood - Lead - May/13

Dan724 - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/13 with Ben Ryle

Careless seconding
BenRyle - 2nd dog - 29/Apr/13 with Dan

Jillybean - 2nd - 18/Apr/13 with Brad

JCAshman - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/13

If it hadn't rained this wold of gon clean slate really has no friction in the wet! The start is safe ish with small brass wires:-) fiddley to place well
Andy Peak 1 - Lead - 10/Apr/13 with Will

swoe - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/13

Paul Collins - 2nd O/S - 18/Mar/13 with Jono

ianstevens - Lead dnf - 15/Feb/13

esther - Lead - Feb/13

dwillis - Lead rpt - 2013

captain - 2013

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2013

Climbed this with Malcolm Boater in the 90's and also sometime later.
richiebongo - Lead O/S - 2013

Sam Melville - Lead - 2013

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2013

At night with head torches. Amazing. The first 8m felt much more scary than before. Footholds were hard to see.
Daniel Heath - Lead rpt - 18/Dec/12 with Nathan Ling

nathan.ling - 2nd dog - 18/Dec/12 with Dan Heath

Stoked to have done this. Much more sustained than pull my daisy and very polished in places. Loads of gear after the cheeky start. Great route slightly detracted from by the polish. Climbed up and down the start a few times and an unfortunate fall higher up when a foot popped.
jezb1 - Lead - 18/Nov/12

Excellent and sustained climbing. My first E3. topped out in the sunset! Brilliant end to the day!
shed_hed - Lead O/S - 21/Oct/12 with Ryan Gibson

At last, what a satisfying route and the 500th record of an ascent on UKC!
Gambit - Lead RP - 07/Oct/12 with Barney

williamsd79 - 2nd O/S - 27/Sep/12 with Phoebe

Dizz - 2nd O/S - 23/Sep/12 with Ian l

Hidden - Lead rpt - 23/Sep/12

Brilliant route. Peak E2.
ianjfsutcliffe - Lead O/S - 17/Sep/12 with George

georgedunton - 2nd dog - 17/Sep/12 with Ian J F Sutcliffe

Good micro wires up to the 'first gear' so not really that bold in my view. Polished though. First E3 lead.
pembrokeshirecaver - Lead O/S - 11/Sep/12 with Edmund Morris

Jen 'Banksy' Banks - TR O/S - 09/Sep/12 with Stefan

Stefan_Morris - Lead - 07/Sep/12 with AndrewJamesCherry

Hidden - Sep/12

Ewan Russell - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/12 with Alec

Ace. Tried this as my first E3 a few years ago and fell off. Felt easy this time. Great route.
Adam Booth - Lead rpt - 31/Aug/12 with Calum Musket

APRS - 2nd - 31/Aug/12 with Ewan Russell

Dibdawg - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/12 with Dean Merchant

barni - Lead rpt - 08/Aug/12 with Ami

Dean177 - Lead O/S - Aug/12 with Alan Dibben

Hidden - 2nd dog - 22/Jul/12

Over rated - do Tango instead its much ...MUCH better
mux - 2nd - 22/Jul/12 with Dave Almond

Not as much fun this time. Could have been my very sore toes or crap new boots. Pleased to have done it clean but not in the same bracket as centrefold
Dave Almond - Lead - 22/Jul/12 with Dave Garry

So long coming. Turn the brain off and go for the first good gear.
Compo - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/12 with Kev Faux

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Jul/12

One fall just before the overlap due to a left foot slip. Was fairly tired setting off up this route so fairly happy to get up my first E3 regardless of the fall. Will get it clean next time for sure
williamsd79 - Lead dog - 14/Jul/12 with Andy Woolston

SamuelHarris - Lead dog - 12/Jul/12

dswansonlow - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/12 with Sam Harris

jamestaylor92 - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/12 with james slater

paultaylor - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/12 with Will I Am

Hidden - Lead - 23/Jun/12

Awesome route :)
Jillybean - 2nd - 19/Jun/12 with George

Alex.M-M. - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/12

jossjones - Lead dog - 12/Jun/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/12

Matt Harle - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 06/Jun/12

Wanted to do it for so long. Can finally sleep in peace...
a13x - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/12 with Chris Higton

Two falls on lower slab.
The Mountain Goat - 2nd dog - 06/May/12 with Dom Sellers

Somerset swede basher - Lead O/S - 06/May/12 with Jon Miles

gw3285 - Lead - 05/May/12

Dropped my set of nuts just before the step out right, so had to lower down and do it again, then fell off just before the overlap! Bit gutted by that but finished it clean after. Such an awesome amazing climb! Eats lots of microwires
Sardien - Lead - 02/May/12 with Matthew Jaques

MarkRoe - Lead β - 01/May/12 with Matt Fisher

owain86 - Lead RP - 29/Apr/12 with Chris

chrisicles - 2nd - 05/Apr/12

BenRyle - Lead O/S - 19/Mar/12

Michael Allday - 2nd rpt - 18/Mar/12

Bruce Houston - Lead - Mar/12

matt perks - 2012

guy757 - 2012

Hidden - 2012

matt perks - 2012

Narked4fun - Lead - 2012

Hidden - 2012

cballard - 2012

Mark put me up to it , I did it ok but struggled lead it again several years later (at a time when I was climbing well)
Tony Kartawick - Lead O/S - 2012 with Mark Danson

Tony Kartawick - 2012

Stone Idle - 2012

Nick Sillem - 2012

Hidden - 2012

rob 528 - Lead O/S - 2012

After dark, by headtorch with the Llanberis fireworks going off in the background! Blew some moves and fell a few times, but amazing route, can't wait to come back and try and get it clean.
MarcusP - Lead dog - 05/Nov/11 with Martin, Jonnie

Hidden - Lead - 05/Nov/11

Michael Allday - Lead O/S - 03/Nov/11 with John beecham

Hidden - Lead - Oct/11

Drew M - Lead - 23/Sep/11 with Ed Feldman

Hidden - Sep/11

greased off about 3m up, fortunately there is actually a good wire just before, lowered off then onsighted, (so technically not onsight). Reckon a bit overated, kinda the same moves all the way to the top
lx - Lead - 24/Aug/11 with alison

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 23/Aug/11

belay bunny turned bad - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/11 with annabelle, loundsy

gaz.marshall - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/11 with Viv

Great route, harder than I expected, definitely worth 3 stars
roberto18 - Lead - 13/Aug/11 with Dad (Mike Bridges)

Misha - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/11 with Tom

definitely lived up to expectations, haston is a legend.
dav - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/11 with Gill B

olly_davey - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead - 10/Jul/11

AlistairB - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/11 with Lisa

Had the thrill of doing this at the last minute on the last day of the trip. Spent 50 minutes on the route and topped out soon before dark. Amazing experience throughout. Many thanks to Rich Clarke for driving me there and holding the ropes. One of the best routes.
Daniel Heath - Lead β - 07/Jul/11 with Richard Clarke

Down climbed from just below the jug with the first gear in. Will either fiddle gear in next time or man up..
bigdrew - Lead dnf - 07/Jul/11 with Alistair, Lisa

very pleased to have got this, hard to claim a true insight having looked at every picture since this route was first climbed, I wanted to do this route so much. I didn't notice a crux, ther are some smoothish footholds, and the beginning is great, some small RP's protect this quite well, in fact small pro all the way was ample. getting past the overlap was easier than Tango. And once over the overlap rejoice, there isn't much gear and on a hot day those flat triangle impressions feel very slippy, but there is some nice moves and a run out. I loved this route.
gd303uk - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/11 with John Rogers

khawk - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/11 with DT

Hidden - Lead - 24/Jun/11

Liam FLeming - 15/Jun/11 with mat hawkins

stevebarratt - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/11 with Rob Sandercock

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Jun/11

markalmack - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/11

Dangerous Dave - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/11 with Wild Beast

rob.s22 - Lead O/S - Jun/11

vertically_challenged - Lead O/S - 31/May/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 30/May/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/May/11

Chriswallis2 - Lead O/S - 21/May/11 with Ally Smith

Hidden - 2nd - 21/May/11

Hidden - 2nd - 18/May/11

Polished as hell and thin as, needless to say I shit my pants.
Noodles - 18/May/11 with Ben Wurzel Cook

Glyn - 2nd O/S - 12/May/11 with Perttu Ollile, Luke

another climber placed the first good cam after I fell of and hit the boulder mat on my first try...
laurelfan - Lead RP - 12/May/11

Great route. Hard on your feet.
Jonas Paulsson - Lead O/S - 10/May/11 with Duncan Tunstall

mr mills - Lead rpt - 07/May/11 with Gareth

Luke Brooks - 2nd - 06/May/11 with Konrad Doyle

2 rps in before first good slot. Pretty confident they would hold a small slide.
Rory Shaw - Lead rpt - 03/May/11

Kevster - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/11

wolf.leeb - Lead rpt - 15/Apr/11 with nic

mynyddresident - 2nd rpt - 15/Apr/11 with wolf

Jack00 - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/11 with Anna

jimshrimp - 2nd O/S - 25/Mar/11

Tom Livingstone - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/11 with Jez Hawksworth, Tom Ripley

i think it would be e2 and a better climb if not for the polished ankle breaking start
dan ely - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/11 with jason

jade Edwards Leaney - Lead dog - Mar/11 with vaughan

centurion05 - Lead β - 26/Feb/11 with dave g

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 19/Feb/11

Hidden - 2011

adie84 - 2011

Jack Geldard - UKC Chief Editor - 2011

Rory Shaw - 2011

Hidden - 2011

GeoffG - 2011

adie84 - 2011

PAJames - 2011

Hidden - Lead - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

ColinD - 2nd O/S - 2011

Si - 2011

Gareth H - 2011

Jonathan Lagoe - UKC - 2011

Dave Parton - 2011

ben360 - 2nd - 2011

pasbury - 2011

stargazer85 - 2011

mwatson - 2011

Lone Rider - 2011

djromberg - 2011

C Mclean - Lead O/S - 2011

spacey - Lead β - 31/Oct/10 with Tom

benchwarmer - Lead rpt - 27/Oct/10 with Owen Barnicott

owain86 - Lead dnf - 12/Oct/10 with Chris

I'm speechless for this one. Emotional at the top, 6 years of dreaming and wondering, a solid year of preparation! Huge milestone and highpoint of my climbing career. Some of the bits i'd heard were hard went dead easy (start & overlap), probably found hardest bit the dogleg and move from first gear slot. Totally totally classic and engrossing throughout though. I'm this pleased :)))))
Cragrat Rich - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 12/Oct/10

simon kimber - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/10 with Hannah Hunt

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Oct/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Oct/10

Oh my feet!
MikeLeeds - 2nd O/S - 09/Oct/10 with Clive Greenwood

Brilliant climbing. For me correct at top end e2 5c.
clive-greenwood - Lead O/S - 09/Oct/10 with Mike Nuttall

Way more polished than 4 years ago. Classic line.
mynyddresident - Lead rpt - 07/Oct/10 with ben

Awesome. Fairly sustained and pretty tasty at the bottom before the first cam. Only one foothold seemed overly polished, the rest seemed OK.
al99 - Lead O/S - 07/Oct/10 with Andrew Bitmead

barni was a hereo
Liam FLeming - 2nd rpt - 04/Oct/10 with barni

barni - Lead rpt - 04/Oct/10 with Liam fleming

Hidden - Lead O/S - Oct/10

sam820 - Lead O/S - 11/Sep/10 with Matt Roper, Terry

After going up a wet tryfan. Finished as the sun set. lived up to my expectations and more.
Ed morris - Lead O/S - 11/Sep/10 with james

Jams Crwca - 2nd O/S - 11/Sep/10 with Ed morris

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 11/Sep/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/10

gforce - Lead - 18/Aug/10 with Kath

erinbastian - 2nd - 15/Aug/10 with jacob phillips

John Kettle - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/10

lauren2009 - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/10

Sandy Simpson - 10/Aug/10 with Ross Hewitt

Piss. No more polished than any other classic slate line. Awesome.
deaddogsdie - Lead O/S - Aug/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/10

Hidden - Lead β - Aug/10

Hidden - Lead dog - 17/Jul/10

adam06 - 2nd - 16/Jul/10 with french alex, gaz leah

Alexandre Buisse - 2nd O/S - 16/Jul/10 with adam06, Gazleah

Jen Crook - 2nd - 11/Jul/10 with Rob Patchett

Hidden - Lead - 11/Jul/10

scorky345 - Lead - 02/Jul/10 with Tim Oates

tim20 - 2nd - 02/Jul/10 with sam corcoran

JayAr - Lead - Jul/10 with Marija

this is such a iconic route. Its bin climbed to much and I felt it was slippy. fell off the start not to hy off the gound, still a good thud though, and fell half way up due to my foot slipping both times did'nt even find it hard just steady. A brilliant line and route though think it loses one of its stars now due to it bing over climbed
Dale - Lead dog - Jul/10 with johny

brilliant :)
Gazleah - Lead O/S - Jul/10 with adam radcliff

Derek Ryden - Lead rpt - Jul/10 with Ofir (Drimer)

Ed Babs - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/10 with Harry

Bristoldave - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/10 with pete

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Jun/10

Dunx - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/10 with Joe M

joeym - 2nd dnf - 06/Jun/10 with duncan curry

Good route. Once you get going there is heaps of gear.
eddy-on-the-rocks - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/10 with Rich

hard !
London Luke - Lead O/S - Jun/10

schof - 2nd O/S - Jun/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 31/May/10

Sam W - Lead - 30/May/10 with Martin Lane, Carl Reilly

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/May/10

AMAZING!!!!! perfect way to finish an awesome weekend! :) so happy :)
willoates - Lead O/S - 24/May/10 with Steve

Over the moon. First e3, felt pretty steady.
lukehodson - Lead O/S - 13/May/10 with Charlotte

Epic, best route ive done on slate!! :D
Bennykr - Lead O/S - 07/May/10 with Bubbles

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/May/10

drcorbasisgod - Lead O/S - 02/May/10 with Tim Guilliams

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/May/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/May/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/May/10

great climb
Rowansb - Lead O/S - 01/May/10 with sean

Pretty low in the grade, probably only E2 and easy 5c. Fantastic route though.
akhughes - Lead O/S - May/10 with Emma Hughes

JeromeT - Lead O/S - May/10 with Dom Jeff

both routes where awesome.
going going gone - Lead β - May/10

great day.
daniel hobbs - Lead O/S - May/10

Hidden - Lead rpt - 28/Apr/10

Felt much stiffer than Last Tango in Paris. Good gear, after the initial 8m!
Ken Applegate - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/10 with Hannah Evans

oliverthomp - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/10 with Luke Jones

KKilroy - Lead O/S - Apr/10 with O Hara

harvie - Lead O/S - 26/Mar/10

Nice, sustained, precarious.
farmus21 - Lead O/S - 05/Mar/10 with Eugene Theron

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Mar/10

SAF - 2nd - 22/Feb/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Feb/10

soph - 01/Jan/10

Speeddemonsi - Lead O/S - 2010

cool, first E3! and onsight too! pretty hard up to the overlap then a bit dodge on the flakes! foot hold broke within a meter of topping out but lukily i stayed on! topped out as the sun set so lush view with orange clouds, not a good as pull my daisy, but a classic nevertheless.
Duncan Campbell - Lead O/S - 11/Dec/09 with Oli Henson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Oct/09

metal arms - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/09

Wow! Still can't believe I actually climbed this. I wouldn't bother with the nut key, it's pretty hard to find where it goes (I couldn't) and you just get pumped out when you'd be better climbing the thing. Not too cruxy, pretty sustained and worth the hype. First proper E3. Get on it before the bottom becomes even more polished! Flashed.
Tom Last - Lead β - 18/Sep/09 with Marshy

TimPerkin - Lead dog - 14/Sep/09 with Dave Gale

Brilliant, brilliant route! It's been on my wish list for years and years. Fantastic feeling to finally get on it and up it clean! (I actually had a very brief go at this a very long time ago (1998), when I wasn't climbing anywhere near the grade. Didn't even get to the first slot back then, before bailing, so I reckon my ascent today is effectively on-sight (apart from the first 2m!)).
DavidR - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/09 with Holly Adamthwaite

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/Sep/09

Hidden - Lead β - 10/Sep/09

fell off below the overlap in 93,so unfinished business finally dealt with.
frost - Lead rpt - 07/Sep/09 with D Almond

great weather made all the more fun under chemo my third stevie haston route.
Dave Almond - 2nd - 07/Sep/09 with Simon Frost

simonp - Lead O/S - Sep/09 with Annelies Sarrazyn

smallerrich - 2nd rpt - 22/Aug/09 with Mikey

Mike Goldthorp - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/09 with Rich Cannell

mikeyjbs - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/09

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 05/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/09

ingo - Lead rpt - 27/Jul/09 with Peter

Hidden - 2nd β - 27/Jul/09

my first lead on slate. nearly fluffed the start but had alot of fun the rest of the way!
Dave Searle - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/09 with tony

orb - 2nd - 23/Jul/09 with Luke Brookes

Rob Pitt - 2nd - 20/Jul/09 with Owen Davies

mr mills - Lead rpt - 10/Jul/09 with Gerwyn

AdrianP - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/09 with Riikka

cratered from 6 metres, but got straight back on. Fell off again at about 12 metre but then carried on up and completed the route. Fantastic route and will go back and do it in better style next time.
mlmatt - Lead - 27/Jun/09

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 17/Jun/09

Oli - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/09 with Dave Johnson

Fabulous route. Fully in the zone, each moved felt brilliant. 'Scary' start a bit over hyped I thought.
richardr - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/09

Between showers. Slippy when wet!
Cassidy - Lead β - 07/Jun/09 with Robin, Jules, Graham, Will

sgl0jd - Jun/09

billb - Lead O/S - Jun/09 with jbvulliamy

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/May/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/May/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/May/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/May/09

Hidden - Lead - 20/May/09

Fell trying move foot up into the big pocket just below the overlap
JLS - Lead dnf - 07/May/09 with Jacqui

beci tointen - Lead O/S - May/09 with Jamie Kean

RachelP - 2nd - 20/Apr/09 with Matt

mattyork2 - Lead rpt - 20/Apr/09 with Adrian and Rachel from Ogwen

Hidden - Lead dog - 13/Apr/09

great climb to second going to get it on the lead next time there. Good work Joe
mzchambers - 2nd dog - 12/Apr/09 with Joe

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/09

mr mills - Lead - 07/Apr/09 with edwin

Great end to a fantastic bday weekend, safe and interesting climbing throughout, a total classic!
msoldn - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/09 with Oli

barni - 2nd rpt - 03/Apr/09 with Glyn

Glyn - Lead O/S - 03/Apr/09 with Sally

Peter Reynolds - Lead - Apr/09

Hidden - Lead - 29/Mar/09

1st proper E3 lead.
GPN - Lead O/S - 22/Mar/09 with Annette

It rained 15 minutes before. I love slate, the sun was even out for the climb!
smallerrich - Lead O/S - 01/Mar/09 with Sam

RossG - Mar/09

lukehunt - Lead O/S - 21/Feb/09 with Jon Stokes

samrad - Lead O/S - Feb/09 with rich

Hidden - 2nd - 2009

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2009

Audrey @ The Castle - Lead O/S - 2009

Hidden - 2009

Jack Symmons - Lead - Nov/08 with Chris T

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/08

Hidden - Lead β - 27/Sep/08

benchwarmer - 2nd - 18/Sep/08 with Calum Musket

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Sep/08

barni - 2nd - 10/Sep/08 with Oli

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 29/Aug/08

Fantastic route. Loved every move.
PenJD - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/08 with Dave Johnson

mr mills - Lead rpt - 28/Aug/08 with paul simkiss

Funny really, spent 2 days learning to climb slate, preparing for this. This is the least slate like, slate route i've climbed, big jugs, not thin, not run out, bomber gear, reasonable foot holds, no real scary rockovers, felt rather soft for E3?! Awesome line though, really good fun!
Matt Bennett - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/08

ewen - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/08 with cat

Polished low down
willson - 2nd - 17/Aug/08 with ben

Wahey! What an amazing route! So Pleased I did it! My first E3
HeatherF - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/08 with Jonny

worthy of its status and, despite comments on here, not really polished. psychological crux low down but straightforward; ignore comments about friend 1.5 etc - theres a superb nut placement at exactly the same point (still nice to have the friend though). stepping right to gain continuation crack is technical crux. felt bold above overlap but is steady with good gear available.
ksjs - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/08 with jo

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/08

dan gibson - Lead O/S - 19/Jul/08 with sam read

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/08

samwisethebrave2 - 2nd O/S - 13/Jul/08 with tim evans and jon walker

Backed off one move before first gear. Need to get back on it.
Oli - Lead dnf - 13/Jul/08 with Lee

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/08

Felt soft for E3, run-out but excellent gear all the way and the holds were just too good.
dodfoster - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/08 with dan jones

Quite bold at the bottom. Nothing too hard above. Hardest move felt like the move up to the roof. Overlap and above are pretty easy. Great route.
chris sm - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/08 with Pippa Froggatt

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/08

Tim Steward - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/08 with Helen Alderson

gregoritos - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/08 with james

Awesome. Dropping my small wires at 8m wasn't a good move.
Stig - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/08 with Greg

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/08

Sgt. Vest - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/08 with Rich bennet

hervenuttall - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/08 with xav

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/08

tumbling wizard - Jun/08

Bit upset to second this, but i don't really like Slate, so i thought it was pushing it to try and lead on my 3rd day on the stuff. Franco adapted very quickly, but i was glad i did it clean rather than possibly dogging up on lead. Nice Route.
Dave Warburton - 2nd O/S - 27/May/08 with Franco Cookson

awesome line, awesome experience. set off in the rain, had difficulty swapping cracks, but finally managed it. easy climbing to the roof left only the pull and 'easy' slab above. just as I was thinking of how i could get out of the powerful pull over the roof, the sun came out. Spurred on I climbed over the roof with relative ease, only to be greeted by the slab. only 5a/b climbing,but run out, Dave looked on as I swore loudly about the guide book writer. It was finally done and I was happy i could say I had led a proper E3. :-)
Franco Cookson OLD - Lead O/S - 27/May/08 with David Warburton

mattyork2 - Lead O/S - 24/May/08 with Alan Royle

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 14/May/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/May/08

E3? f6b+
ian caton - Lead O/S - May/08 with Abi

Greaaaaaaat route!!
daniel hobbs - Lead O/S - May/08

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Apr/08

butterworthtom - 2nd O/S - 21/Mar/08

david morse - 2nd - 16/Feb/08 with ben freeman

bfreeman - Lead O/S - 16/Feb/08 with Dave Morse

Matt Vigg - 2008

Suzie Wilson - Lead O/S - 2008 with jack

dparkes - 2008

best slate route ever if im allowed to say so! more like a sustained E1 though although many might disagree
hans solo - Lead O/S - 2008

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2008

Orlov - Solo - 2008 with dave

tuftynick - 2008

tchallen99 - Lead - 2008

Marcus - 2008

C coldwell-storry - Lead O/S - 27/Oct/07 with Adam Gill

datoon - Lead O/S - 25/Oct/07 with Richard Toon

Wow! Committing moves to get the first gear, tricky moves over the overlap then a run-out to the top. The number one route on my wishlist and it didn't disappoint. My calves and feet were in agony by the time I topped out though!
climbingpixie - Lead O/S - 21/Oct/07 with SecretSquirrel

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Oct/07

My favourite climb. I've been dearming about this route ever since I started climbing.
hun - Lead O/S - Oct/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/07

chrishedgehog - Lead O/S - 23/Sep/07 with James

Dave Bond - Lead O/S - 06/Sep/07 with Simon Wren

Quality route jibbing a bit on it didnt climb it very well but top quality route!
Alex Mason - Lead O/S - 03/Sep/07 with Thomas Martin

What a route! Great moves, nice and scary start. Bomber gear. Technical, aesthetic line, dries quickly, viewable from Llanberris. Just a total 5* classic!
Oliver Sherman - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/07 with Ian Frith

Jus - Lead O/S - Sep/07

Hidden - Lead - 28/Aug/07

Fantastic climb....great lead from Gareth.
Morgan Woods - 2nd O/S - 25/Aug/07 with Gareth

ingo - Lead dog - 12/Aug/07 with Peter

Adam Booth - Lead dog - 30/Jul/07 with Ed Booth

Ed Booth - 2nd - 30/Jul/07 with Adam Booth

Stuart Johnston - Lead dnf - 20/May/07 with g taylor

Toby Dunn - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/07 with Ruth

feilx - Lead O/S - 10/Mar/07 with Floris

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2007

Brian Rodgers - 2nd - 2007 with Phil Leng

climber sim - 2007

Hidden - Lead dog - 2007

not sure if this was this year or last? thought i had entered it already, Bring on the slate!
tonanf - Lead O/S - 2007 with burt

barni - Lead rpt - 2007 with Lou

eddiejames_uk - 2007 with Jon Shields

zero six - Lead O/S - 2007

Only just dry enough, topped out in the dark- absolutely splendid!
alaan - Lead O/S - 13/Nov/06 with Matt

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Oct/06

climbed to the first pro at 20 foot, placed, down climbed to ground, climbed to top. Cool climb. Finger tips in places.
tonanf - Lead - 06/Oct/06 with burt

not sure about this on sight thing? climbed up, climbed down, climbed up again, climbed down again, climbed all way to top?
tonanf - Lead O/S - Oct/06 with burt

a_radiohead_fan - Sep/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/06

Ran the top out above an RP2 for a laugh and got to the top and realised it was further away than i thought, he he he
Ed Booth - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/06 with Remus Knowles

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/06

Cowflinger - Lead O/S - Jul/06 with John Williams

First route on slate. Ended up on this semi-by-accident but glad we did. quality.
Ram MkiV - Lead O/S - 31/May/06 with Alex

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/May/06

Precarious and polished start leads to a sustained middle section. The overlap is fairly straightforward and the upper slab easier. Gem of a pitch!
Owain Llewelyn - Lead O/S - 01/May/06 with Dad

Very Scary in the last 10 meters if you don't have micro wires!
Luke Brooks - Lead O/S - 09/Feb/06 with Melanie Clayton

Hidden - 2006

Ian McNeill - 2006

Bern - 2006

Hidden - 2006

centurion05 - 2006

Dringo - 2006

Rachael Barlow - 2nd - 2006 with Pete Robins

Rik Dawes - Lead O/S - 2006

jeffmcd56 - Lead O/S - 2006

Good route, good setting
KRB - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/05 with Chris & Martin

Hidden - 2nd dog - 14/Aug/05

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/05

Bella - 2nd O/S - 28/May/05 with Michael

Andy Campbell - 2nd O/S - May/05 with James

Adam Lincoln - Lead - 2005

shoulders - 2nd - 2005 with chrisevans

Hidden - Lead - 30/Aug/04

nicholas Barrowclough - Lead - 07/Jul/04 with Mark

Hidden - 2nd dnf - Jul/04

lukea - 2nd O/S - 12/Jun/04 with Al

rapidrich - Lead O/S - 12/Feb/04 with Zoe

A route coming a cropper due to its fame - now very polished...
Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing - Lead rpt - 2004

joe c ook - Jul/03

Gus - Lead O/S - 25/May/03

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/03

paul m hadley - 2003

westaway - Lead O/S - 2003

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/Sep/02

Alastair Hudson - Lead O/S - 03/Jan/02 with Steve Golley

Jus - Lead dnf - 2002

Hidden - 2002

Brown - Lead - Aug/01

Marti999 - Lead - 2000

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - Lead - 2000

philhilo - 2000

Tim M - 2000

bullybones - 2000

Dave Musgrove - 2nd rpt - Aug/99 with Pete Finklaire

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Jun/99

Hidden - Lead - 15/May/99

caveman_chris - Lead - May/99

Mark Riley - Lead O/S - Feb/99 with Stuart Greenall

Hidden - 1999

wolf.leeb - 2nd O/S - 1999

petekeron - 2nd O/S - 1999 with Alex Binks

JulesV - Lead O/S - 1999

MjrTom - Lead O/S - Nov/98

DavidR - Lead dnf - 26/Aug/98 with John Marston

djmarko75 - Lead O/S - Jun/98

BenTiffin - TR - May/98 with Andy Bissell

stuart100 - Lead O/S - 20/Mar/98 with Claire Graham

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1998

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1998

ellis - Lead O/S - Aug/97 with Simon Witcher

Hidden - Lead - Jul/97

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/97

D Tempest - Lead - 20/Apr/97 with Rick

kp64zl - Lead O/S - Apr/97 with David Pickford

Paul Boardman - 2nd O/S - 1997 with Iain Boardman

Hidden - 2nd - 1997

Ched - Lead O/S - 1997 with Glanfor

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1997

phardman - 1997

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1997

nacnud - 2nd - 29/Nov/96

I wasn't planning to do any climbing this evening, but a spur-of-the-moment idea by Dave had us racing to the quarry at dusk. Fell off once low down, onto in situ RP0 which Dave has now. Climbed with didgeridoo echoing around quarry. Finished as fireworks whizzed around quarry, in complete darkness. Then we went to a typical Llanberis party. Wild evening!
Jon Read - Lead - Aug/96 with Dave Hollingham

WB - Lead O/S - Aug/96 with Guy

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/96

One fall on the bottom hard move. Returned to ground and re-started
MarkDavies36 - Lead dog - May/96

kristian - Lead O/S - 1996

robtrooper - 1996

Hidden - Lead RP - 11/Oct/95

my first E3
andyblain - Lead O/S - Jul/95

Roget - Lead rpt - 08/May/95 with jon

mikedelderfield - 2nd O/S - 01/Apr/95 with Steven Delderfield

NeilGriffiths - 1995 with Paul Tucker

Glenn Sutcliffe - 1995 with keefe

neilh - Lead - 13/Aug/94 with sara hyde

Hidden - Lead G/U - 15/Jun/94

michael burrows - Lead rpt - 10/Apr/94 with lola gunn

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1994

richparry - 1994

John Southworth - Lead O/S - 24/Oct/93

ste_d - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/93 with mik

Brilliant climbing, make sure your boots are comfy
ellie macpherson - 2nd - Sep/93 with Graeme Jarvis, Ian Holmes

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/93

tlr - Lead - 27/Jul/93 with Pom

nai - Lead - 21/Jul/93 with Tim

On fire that day. Tried to repeat it in 2011 and fell off before the first pro when talking to my second when I should have been climbing - ouch!
Pete_Frost - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/93 with Nick Davies

Thefly - Lead O/S - Jun/93

First E3
DubyaJamesDubya - Lead O/S - Jun/93

Stoney Boy - 2nd O/S - 19/Apr/93 with Bob Marks

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/Apr/93

jamiev - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/93 with Adrian Berry

Done before breakfast
OMSKB - Lead O/S - 06/Mar/93 with Ian Roberts

CBA - 1993

adi bryant - Lead O/S - 1993 with Tim

Tony Little - Lead O/S - 01/Nov/92 with Pete

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Oct/92

Derek Ryden - 2nd rpt - Aug/92 with Paul Twomey

Typical of the time. Manic drive up to North Wales and hit the slate about an hour before dusk.
goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/92 with Simon Coles

Andy Fielding - 2nd - 18/May/92 with Mark Lardner

TheAndyBarker - Lead - May/92 with Nick Sharpe

Paula Hamilton-Gibson - May/92 with Paul Kallmes

SPD224 - AltLd - Apr/92

kato'sdad - Lead - 29/Feb/92 with Jerry Mattinson

channinga - 1992

mattnuttall - Lead β - 07/Sep/91 with Alan Holbert

mattnuttall - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/91 with Matthieu Mounier

Hidden - Lead - 13/Jul/91

Rich Kirby - 2nd - 01/Jul/91 with Andy Mackay

Derek Ryden - Lead O/S - Jun/91 with Andy Turner

nige - Lead O/S - 24/May/91 with sven rowan

Hidden - Lead - 30/Apr/91

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1991

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/Nov/90

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Nov/90

mattnuttall - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/90 with Alan Holden

mark-abz - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/90 with Pete T

Climbed this route twice, a couple of years earlier with Mick Mason
Campbell42 - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/90 with Barry Roberts

Dave Rumney - Lead - 28/May/90

Hidden - Lead β - 26/May/90

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/May/90

whispering nic - Lead - 14/Apr/90 with noj

whispering nic - Lead - Apr/90 with noj

Paul Figg - Lead - Apr/90

ChrisJD - Lead dnf - 18/Mar/90 with Alex

LUMC meet
jfletcher - Lead O/S - 18/Feb/90

lukea - Lead O/S - 1990 with Al

chrisdavies - Lead O/S - 1990

Paula Hamilton-Gibson - 2nd O/S - 1990 with Andy Hyslop

pulled a moony on the over hang
mik1miller - Solo - 1990

Hidden - Lead - 1990

PaulHermes - 1990

Hidden - 1990

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1990

It just keeps coming, great move after good.
Andy Edgar - Lead O/S - 1990 with Hugh Woodland

Hidden - Lead O/S - Sep/89

michael burrows - Lead - 27/Aug/89 with brian jones

mik1miller - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/89 with elliot blaylock

We all led it.
Dave Musgrove - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/89 with Rupert Wyard, David

Dave Musgrove Jnr - Lead - 08/Jul/89 with Dad

davemhart - 2nd O/S - 02/Jul/89

Rich Kirby - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/89 with Will (S. Williamson)

Ooh. Ah!!!
eroica64 - 2nd - 06/May/89 with Ray Hancock

Hidden - Lead - 14/Apr/89

Billg - Lead O/S - 1989

NickHarms - 1989

Neil R - 2nd - 1989 with Howard

Steve Crowe - 2nd O/S - 17/Sep/88 with SimonGee

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/88

Hidden - Lead - 21/May/88

Excellent route
steve taylor - Lead O/S - May/88 with Jim Waddington

steve taylor - Lead - May/88 with vic radvills

tonykay - 1988

Mike Owen - 2nd rpt - 04/Sep/87 with Elaine Owen

Mike Owen - 2nd rpt - 27/Aug/87 with Paul Schlofeldt, Elaine Owen

andybirtwistle - 2nd - 03/Aug/87 with Ian Kyle

Bruce Kerr - Lead - 20/Jul/87 with Johnny May

ChrisJD - 2nd - 20/Jun/87

Found overlap quite easy. Done the same day that 'Maggie' was re-elected for a second term...I had the day off from teaching. There was a van with speaker on the roof, driving around Llanberis and it even came into the quarry.
Sean Kelly - 2nd - Jun/87 with Frank Richards

Larry had fallen from the move at 20 feet so I finished the route
uphillnow - Lead - 28/May/87 with Larry Parks

charlesmfrench - Lead O/S - 03/May/87 with Pog

charlesmfrench - Lead O/S - 03/May/87 with Pog

sadams - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/87 with unseconded

Didn't know about using the nutkey as the first bit of gear so lead through the first crux until 20-25ft where I got my first gear in with relief. Sounds like the crack has widened since then. Rest went fine and have to say I loved nearly every second of it.
Guy - Lead O/S - 1987 with The old man

Hidden - 1987

DDDD - 1987

William Robertson - Lead O/S - 1987 with Emily, Steve, Shaun etc

Hidden - Lead - 1987

keefe - 14/Sep/86

Hidden - Lead - 27/Jul/86

shark - Lead - Jul/86 with Charlie Stripp

A tricky start, possibly due to being excited about the route. After the first few metres it was fingery fun. Running short of gear at the overlap but great views from the top.
Snivelling - Jul/86

shark - Lead dnf - 14/Jun/86 with Steve Etherington

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Apr/86

Trevor Hodgson - Solo β - 1986

Hidden - Lead - 1986

Hidden - 1986

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/May/85

Hidden - 2nd - 20/May/85

It was given E5 at the time though everyone knew it was going to get downgraded. Did it after tea in Pete's Eats following a full day at Pen Trwyn.
Bob - Lead O/S - 07/May/85 with J. Topping

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 07/May/85

mark mcgowan01 - 1985

Nick Biven - 2nd - 1985 with Karl Strange

Hidden - 1985

A rare example of grade shift downwards - it was E5 in Pollitt's 1982 supplement, but we thought it was worth more like E4.
Mark Kemball - Lead - 15/Jun/84 with Willie Todd

steve L - Lead - 20/May/84 with Clive Curle, Alun Richardson

Gezzer - Lead O/S - 1984 with Andy Towne

Hidden - Lead - 1984

Mark Kemball - Lead dnf - 04/Jul/83 with Tom Jones

Mike Owen - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/83 with Pete Chadwick

A fairly early ascent when it was still considered to be E5.
Ian Jones - Lead O/S - 1983 with Dave 'Chesters' Lee

Tim Sparrow - 2nd - 1983 with Ned

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1982

Marcus - 1980

Marcus - 1980

Marcus - 1980

Marcus - 1980

Chris Craggs - 1980

Hidden - 1973

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