Over Taken By Department 'C'** 6a

Rockfax Description
A pleasant route up a narrow seam of emerald dolerite. A couple of tricky moves to surmount the last bulge lead to a thin slab and lower-off. © ROCKFAX

UKC Logbook Description
Start just left of Taken Over By Department 'C'. Climbs the thin green Dolerite Vein to gain the hanging slab, follow the hairline crack to the lower off . 8 Bolts lead the way.

Ian Lloyd-Jones, John Roberts and Peter White 15/Jun/2008

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

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This climb is in 65 logbooks, and on 7 wishlists.

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/15

BAdhoc - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/15

FreddieSmith - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/15 with Alice Walton

spalice - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/15 with FreddieSmith

K Dawg - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/15 with Kit

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/15

ChrisAllen - 21/Mar/15 with Joe Squire

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/14

Weird slat climbing, and a surprise finish. really good fun!
AndrewJamesCherry - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/14 with will ceuppens

Douglas - Lead - Aug/14 with Doug Lindo

david morse - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/14 with KT

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/14

mattfarr - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/14 with Dave C

Davecapewell - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/14 with Matt

well good!
Stefan_Morris - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/14 with Edmundmorris

Took a rest before move onto slab, then noticed big foothold on right that i could have just stood on!
emlynroberts - Lead dog - 05/Jun/14 with Karoliina Koivisto

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/May/14

Colin Scotchford - Lead - 18/May/14

spidermonkey09 - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/14 with Ellie Fuller

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/13

great route with odd finish
macgowand - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/13

Glyn - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/13 with Jon Leighton

jonleighton - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/13 with Glyn Hudson

Renegade_Pony - 2nd - 03/Jun/13

eugeneth - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/13 with Dan Carne

jezb1 - Lead - 30/Apr/13

dswansonlow - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/13 with Darren McMaster

shed_hed - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/13 with Dougie Swanson-Low

Alex Norman - Lead β - 30/Mar/13

air - Lead O/S - 2013 with Lloyd

Lloyders - Lead O/S - 04/Nov/12 with Paddy

Top slab was wet, mossy and had comfy looking slugs sitting on the holds.
Rachel Somerville - TR - 23/Oct/12 with Nik

Nik Jennings - Lead - 23/Oct/12 with Rachel

Better than it looks, slab at the top is worthwile
neilh - 2nd - 21/Oct/12 with Rob Davies, Phil Ashton

In tennies, interesting route
Gambit - 2nd O/S - 06/Oct/12 with Barney

Top slab didn't look enticing so just lowered off the top of the wall.
Calder - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/12 with Andy OB

pembrokeshirecaver - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/12 with Andy

top slab needs a brushing, like climbing up a house rocking over onto a 40 degree roof.
Ed morris - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/12 with Dickon

lauraT - Lead β - Sep/12

Dan724 - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/12 with Dan Ely

vinspin - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/12 with GerM, sera

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/12

Tom Hecht - Lead dog - 13/May/12 with Lotte Stuer

freddy25 - AltLd β - 08/May/12 with Simone, Luke

Rachel Slater - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/12 with Chi Huo Cheng

Trickier than it looked. I found the slab pretty hard, but I am crap at slabs.
HIGHTOWER - Lead O/S - 30/Mar/12 with Tom Hansford

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Mar/12

BenRyle - Lead O/S - 23/Feb/12

Dave Rumney - Lead - 07/Jan/12 with Jim Jones

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 01/Dec/11

Hidden - Lead - 19/Nov/11

Pulled something in my back in the week so no leading today. The seconding went OK
harold walmsley - 2nd O/S - 13/Nov/11 with Mark Hounslea, Colin Struthers

Slab at the top is good :-) Nice route.
Ian Andrews - Lead O/S - 13/Nov/11 with Pete Williams, Norman Clacher

Cailean Harker - Lead O/S - 13/Nov/11

missxandrabee - TR O/S - 06/Nov/11 with Cameron, Steve

cameron_hall - TR β - 06/Nov/11 with Steve Robinson

moelfras - 2nd - 23/Oct/11

climbing son - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/11

Tesni - 2nd O/S - 25/Jul/11

wolf.leeb - Lead O/S - 27/May/11 with hosey

Microwired22 - 14/Mar/11

NickHarms - Lead - Aug/10 with Max Harms

SAF - 2nd β - 10/Mar/10 with Mark

beesleys - Lead O/S - 07/May/09 with ian llj

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