Climbs 62
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 *13
3Peter Pan6a+ **539
4Nick the Chisel7b *35
5Sans chisel variation6b *107
6Hole in One
VS 4c 7
7Walking Pneumonia
VS 5a 4
8Stick's Groove
VS 4b 13
9Stuck up FruhstuckE1 5c 3
 Peter pan bouldering 
11The green beretsf6A+ **1
12Mr slantyf2 1
13Jug wallf2+ 1
14Keep off the greenf5 1
15Ridiculous aretef4+ 1
 Seamstress Slab 
17Humpbackf6B 1
18Barf6A 1
19A bit on the sidef5+ 1
20Night lifef6B 1
21Night life variantf5 1
22Say cheesef5 1
23Blowpipe boogie woogief6B *1
24Karabiner Cruise6c  
25Diagonal Dilemma7b *1
26No Problem
E4 6b 1
27Y Gwaedlyd7a *25
28Silent Homecoming
E2 5c 26
29The Other Medium *E3 6c *1
30Neat Arete
VS 5b *100
31Broken Memories
E5 6a  
32Yorkshire VDHS 18
33Dirty Harryf6A+ 1
34Balance of PowerE4 6a *6
35The Book of Brilliant ThingsE5 6a **12
36Out of AfricaE5 6b **10
37Stack of Nudebooks Meets the StickmanE4 6a 72
38Slug Club SpecialE5 6a **277
39SeamstressVS 4c **2251
40Seam, StressE6 6a **9
41Seams the SameE1 5b **1836
42My HaloE7 6b **42
43Windows of PerceptionE6 7a *9
44The Medium8a **19
45Heading the Shot7a+ ***290
46The Stick Up
E2 5b *31
 Round the Back of the Slab 
48Proless Cliff's Arete
E2 5b 5
49Dweller in the cellerf6B+ *1
50Exit flakef5 1
51Hypotenusef5 1
52Proliferation Bang On
E3 6a 2
 Opposite the Slab 
54Laund Arete
E4 6b 3
55The Mark of Thor
E3 5c  
56Exploding Goats4c 63
57All For One5a 45
58Quelle Surprise5a 76
 Yellow Wall 
60Short Staircase to the Stars
E3 6a 38
61Slippery PeopleE2 6a **459
62Tentative DecisionsE5 6a **41
63Loved by a Sneer
E4 5c 4
64The Spirit LevelE7 6b 2
65The Great CurveE2 5c *106
66Remain in LightE4 6a **99
67Long Distance Runner
E3 5c 8
68The Regular AmountV6 1
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