Climbs 72
Rocktype Slate
Altitude 302m a.s.l

Holy Holy Holy Holy Batman! © Mark Alderson

Crag features

Routes mostly concentrated around the E1 grade. Some routes (the very hardest) have bolts, though hardly count as sport. Since 2006 many easier lines have been well bolted, to make this a popular sport climbing spot on a sunny day.

PLEASE REMEMBER THAT ALL ROUTES ON THE HOLY HOLY HOLY WALL ARE IN AN AREA OF DISPLAY, AND DUE TO CURRENT SITUATION WITH FIRST HYDRO, PLEASE `DO NOT `GATHER HERE IN LARGE NUMBERS, OR THIS COULD HAVE AN AFFECT ON ACCESS TO THE WHOLE QUARRYS.
`DO NOT` DAMAGE THE FENCE!

Approach notes

Reached from Bus Stop Quarry parking and following the well-marked path through a gate, until you can see the large pool and bolted slab of Dali's Hole on the left.

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Guidebooks

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.
More info
More Guidebooks:
North Wales Rock (2006)
Slate (1992)
The Slate Wiki
The vast majority of the hangers have been removed off of the Holy, Holy, Holy wall. Bolts have been left and some of them have nuts still attached.
ben.phillips - 28/Apr/15
follow access from commenter below, also the abseil (in or off your climb) is either walk around, trust a rotting stumpy wooden (concreted based) post, trust a small rusty iron hanger of sorts or bring 2 L brackets and 2 nuts as there are bolts left in.
jamesgodwin64 - 07/Sep/14
DO NOT CLIMB THE FENCE!!!! The following link will show the correct 'spiral / round the back access' http://maps.google.co.uk/maps/ms?msid=206243880791400744219.0004a7dffa652925269da&msa=0
ian Ll-J - 23/Jul/11
Hi Chris, It's this route: http://slate.wetpaint.com/thread/1751949/Harvey%27+s+Brass+off+retro+bolt
ERU - 06/Feb/10
Does anyone know what the name (if logged) of the sport climb between 'Zambesi' and 'Launching Pad' ? it has a piece of slate at the bottom which says it was bolted by accident and is at f6b... Cheers.
0ll - 16/Mar/09
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 dali`s hole 
2A Good Slate Roof/Tribulation to Bob Marley and Peter Tosh
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E3 6a  
3A Good Slate RoofE2 5c  
4Mu Hat Mu Ganja
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E1 5b *2
5Twm Dre (Monkey on a Stick)E6 6b 1
6Le Cochon
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HVS 5b *1
7Simion Street
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E2 5c 3
8John VerybiglongwordsE1 5a **8
9Velvet Walk
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VS 4c 1
 holy holy holy wall 
11Lob ScouseE4 6b 1
12Return to Coldbitz6c+ **5
13ZambesiVS 4c *451
14Harvey's Brassed off Team
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HVS 5c *19
15Launching PadE1 5b *503
16Holy, Holy, HolyE2 5c **423
17The Chiselling
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E4 6a *15
18At the Cost of a RopeE1 5b *71
 De-bolted Routes 
20La Gendre6a+ 264
21Mon Amie
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5a 246
22Tolerance
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5a 280
23Le Grandpere
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5c 202
24Pour Tout le Monde
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6a 261
25Departure Lounge
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3+ 19
26Kinder Sport
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3 185
27le petit pois6a+ 173
28Slate Arrivals4c 56
29Slate Arrivals left
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5a 18
30La Grandmere
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5a 195
31La Famille
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4c 38
32Aardman productions5a 48
33Resurrection
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5c 13
34Swing Time
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6a 20
35Binky Bonk Central
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4c 81
36My Wife's an Alien
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4c 111
37CAPTAIN SLOG4c 62
38Emerald Dyke
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4a 163
39The Telescopic Stem Master6b+ **35
40Tower of LaughterE1 6a *53
41Jex's Fumble Clipping Arete (care to be taken)HVS 5a 3
42Dali's Lemming Ducklings (care to be taken)E3 6b  
 hidden wall 
44Immac Groove
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E2 6a 2
45Mfecane7b * 
46Her IndoorsE3 5c *5
47Yuk Hunter
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E4 6a *1
48Minder6c+ **1
49Arthur Dali
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E3 6b  
50Come off it Arfer
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VS 4c 2
51Rycott
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E3 5c  
 dali`s slab 
53Schmitt Hammer
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S 12
54Medicine ShowHVS 5b *18
55When the Winds Blows
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7a 5
56Toad in Toad Hall
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7a 3
 dali`s wall 
58First and Last
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6b+ 19
59The Hemulin
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E2 5c 14
60Rock Video
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E2 6a 3
61Grandad's Rib
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E2 5b *28
62Coy Mistress
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E1 5c *18
63Salvador
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E5 6a 3
64Moth to the Flame
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E3 6b  
65Dali Mirror
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E2 5c *3
66Dali Express
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E3 6a  
67Dali's Dihedral
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E5 6b  
68Return of the Visitor
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E5 6b * 
69Cuts like a Knife
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E5 6a * 
70Making Plans for Nigel
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E1 5c *2
71Con Quista Dors
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7b **1
72Stretch Case
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E4 6a *1
 cali tunnel entrance! 
74Slip Not6a+ 19
75Why Knot?6a+ 19
76Green Stone Pillar
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VD 10
77At the Cost of Two Bolts
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E1 5b 11
78Twm Dre (Aid route)E3 5c 1
79Snakes and Ladders (and chains)VF1A ***3
 Location Unknown 

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