Climbs 45
Rocktype Slate
Altitude 300m a.s.l
Faces E

Adam Knightly on My Halo E7 6b © Stephen Knightly

Crag features

Contains the wonderful Seamstress Slab, which is as good an introduction to slate as any, with Seamstress (VS 4c) and Seams The Same (E1 5b), both low in the grade. Also offers rather fiercer E6s and E7s if you'd prefer.

Approach notes

From the dip in the path by Dali's Hole continue for about 200m past a circular slate air vent on the L. Walk back a few metres later between the vent and fence up a little path. Don't jump the fence. At the second level bear R past a large hut (some rail lines) to the Serengeti Plain.

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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
an awesome crag. Normally out of the wind, and south facing too, so it makes a great day out. Routes go between VS-Esomething silly, so caters for a lot of people.
Nils - 04/Nov/03
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Peter Pan Wall 
E2 5a *10
3Peter Pan6a+ **472
4Nick the Chisel7b *28
5Sans chisel variation6b *79
6Hole in One
VS 4c 5
7Walking Pneumonia
VS 5a 2
8Stick's Groove
VS 4b 11
9Stuck up FruhstuckE1 5c 3
 Seamstress Slab 
11Karabiner Cruise6c  
12Diagonal Dilemma7b *1
13No Problem
E4 6b 1
14Y Gwaedlyd7a *15
15Silent Homecoming
E2 5c 22
16Neat Arete
VS 5b *81
17Broken Memories
E5 6a  
18Yorkshire VDHS 15
19Balance of PowerE4 6a *4
20The Book of Brilliant ThingsE5 6a **12
21Out of AfricaE5 6b **7
22Stack of Nudebooks Meets the StickmanE4 6a 64
23Slug Club SpecialE5 6a **232
24SeamstressVS 4c **1992
25Seam, StressE6 6a **7
26Seams the SameE1 5b **1611
27My HaloE7 6b **34
28Windows of PerceptionE6 7a *9
29The Medium8a **17
30Heading the Shot7a+ ***255
31The Stick Up
E2 5b *21
 Round the Back of the Slab 
33Proless Cliff's Arete
E2 5b 5
34Proliferation Bang On
E3 6a 2
 Opposite the Slab 
36Laund Arete
E4 6b 2
37The Mark of Thor
E3 5c  
38Exploding Goats4c 57
39All For One5a 40
40Quelle Surprise5a 63
 Yellow Wall 
42Short Staircase to the Stars
E3 6a 31
43Slippery PeopleE2 6a **401
44Tentative DecisionsE5 6a **28
45Loved by a Sneer
E4 5c 4
46The Spirit Level
E7 6b  
47The Great CurveE2 5c *93
48Remain in LightE4 6a **74
49Long Distance Runner
E3 5c 6
50The Regular Amountf7A 1

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