Climbs 69
Rocktype Slate
Altitude 450m a.s.l

Long way above the last bolt © mr mills

Crag features

Five minutes' walk (if that) from the road. Many pleasant slab routes at E2-E4, with sparse bolts (4 bolts in 25m). Also some worrying lower-grade trad routes: rock and finishes may be loose or fragile.

Approach notes

Mind the fence after parking on the roundabout.

Access Advice

Restrictions apply from  15 February - 30 April. Reason - Nesting Birds

Ravens nest directly above the routes Hasta La Vista Baby and Race Against The Pump. All three routes on Jenga Buttress on the Upper Levels are also restricted as they are level with and directly opposite the nest- Bish Bash Bosch, Bosch Stop Quarry, and Jenga.

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North Wales Climbs

North Wales Climbs covers the best climbing from the whole of this huge and varied area. The book is modelled on the very popular West Country Climbs which set a new standard for selected climb guidebooks back in 2010. It contains all the routes from the 2010 publication North Wales Classics and many more routes and areas, with expanded descriptions and much bigger photo-topos. The book covers all the major mountain crags from Llanberis Pass, to Cloggy; and from Ogwen to the Carneddau. It also includes the Llanberis Slate quarries, Tremadog, the Moelwyns, the Gwynant Valley, Mid-Wales, Gogarth and the North Coast Limestone.
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More Guidebooks:
North Wales Rock (2006)
Slate (1992)
The Slate Wiki
The first bolt on Septuagenarian is now missing but you can use a small cam just above this if required.
jeff - 19/May/13
Had a nervous lower-off after seconding Septuagenarian this weekend. Had heard the right-hand lower-off bolt was quite loose, but the left-hand one also wobbled a millimetre or so...
dgb - 14/May/12
From: chilli07 Climb: Septuagenarian overhang still has alot of loose rock on it and some sharp bits ... o, and my mates blood!!! the first bolt just past this is loose, didnt have a wrench to fix it so be aware
remus - 12/Jan/10
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 bus stop wall 
2First Stop5a 698
3Septuagenarian6a *796
4mud slide slim/Ferrero RocheHS 4a 194
5Whizz Bang6c *246
 Equinox Wall 
7GuillotineHVS 4c *82
8Wusty WoofE1 5c 24
9Fool's GoldE1 5c **1574
101000 Tons of Chicken ShitE5 6a *61
11Scare CityE6 6a **44
12Raisin Frumpsnoot7b+ *34
13Forsinain Motspur7c **29
14Beltane7b **117
15SolsticeHVS 5a **1332
16Solstice DirectE2 5c 75
17EquinoxVS 4c **1460
18Sterling SilverE2 5c **300
19Demolition DerbyE1 5a 8
 upper level 
21The Big Easy4a 196
22Jagged Face4a 198
23Finatic6c 24
24Jenga4a 160
25Bosch Stop Quarry6a+ 164
26Bish Bash Bosch6a+ 158
27Comfort Zone5c 274
 Macho Wall and Rippled Slab 
29Hasta La Vista Baby
E3 6a *3
30Race Against the Pump
7b **3
31Shoreline7c+ **1
32Geordie War Cry7a+ ***55
33Mildly MachoE5 6b ** 
 the rippled slab 
35Scarlet RunnerE4 5c ***136
36Scarlet Runner DirectE3 5c *51
37(unamed)V 6  
38Virgin on the RidiculousE4 6a *22
39MassambulaE2 5b **359
40MeltdownE4 6a *14
41Walking OutE5 6b *2
42Gnat AttackE1 5c **887
43Blue HorizonS 5
44BreakdanceVS 4a 5
E4 6a 2
 the short stuff 
47My Hovercraft is full of Eels6b+ *78
48Mini Bus Stop5c 114
49Fridge6b+ 23
50Freezer6b+ 40
 lone tree hole 
52So This is Living
E2 5a  
53Malice In WonderlandE2 5b 1
54As The Sun Sets In The West
E4 5c  
VS 4c 1
 blast shelter crag 
57Biggles Flies UndoneE1 5b *181
58Reclaim Your MindE3 5c *1
59Stand to your Rights
VS 4c 6
60Silent Hammering
E2 6a 1
61Forsinain Motspur Direct7c+ ** 
62Forsinain Motspur Superdirect8a ** 
63The Heather PullXS 1
64Tiny Little ElephantsHS 4a **13
65Casual ManE1 5b ***18
66Nose Bleed SectionE4 6a **6
67Slap stixV1 **11
68SkittlesV3 7
69Bus Stop traverse R - L *f6C+ *1
70Bus Stop Traverse basic *f5+ 1
71Bus Stop Traverse Finish *f6B+ 1
72Scul p1 *f5+ 1
73Scul p2 *f6A+ 1
74Scul p3 *f6B+ 1
75The Casual Plan *HVS 5b *5
76Tiny little elephants (areteless eliminate) *V0+ *2
77Equinox Direct *E1 5a *1
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.

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