40m. Straight up top crack instead of traversing left on jugs.

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User Date Style Notes & Partners
anguskille 2 Aug Lead rpt cracking day out with keen youth
with Client
cracking day out with keen youth
with Client
Harry Martin 24 Jul Lead
with Hayley Russell
with Hayley Russell
Ellis Bird 23 Jul Lead
Hidden 9 Jul Lead
Hidden 7 Jul 2nd
Culann 7 Jul Lead O/S Obvious Finish to a great route
with Nastia
Obvious Finish to a great route
with Nastia
Pia Bager 1 Jul 2nd β
paul ireland 1 Jul Lead O/S Amazing. Take lots of nuts and leave the cams behind.
Amazing. Take lots of nuts and leave the cams behind.
Olly Chapman 29 Jun Lead O/S
rachelpearce01 27 Jun Lead O/S Awesome, wanted to do this for ages. Felt really steady on it, just a nice experience !
Awesome, wanted to do this for ages. Felt really steady on it, just a nice experience !
Hidden 21 Jun Lead β
Hidden 20 Jun 2nd β
Andy Moles 19 Jun Lead rpt Still think this is one of the best pitches in the world.
with Aggie, ferdia
Still think this is one of the best pitches in the world.
with Aggie, ferdia
ferdia 19 Jun 2nd
Alex Mason 18 Jun Lead rpt
with Andy Moles
with Andy Moles
Andy Moles 18 Jun 2nd
with Alex Mason
with Alex Mason
Ian Carr 21 May -
with Bev H, Martin
with Bev H, Martin
Hidden 21 May 2nd O/S
Hidden 15 May 2nd
soph 13 May 2nd rpt
with Peter jan de Roo
with Peter jan de Roo
ian bryant 13 May 2nd O/S
nicola parkin 21 Apr 2nd dog route ok until e3 portion
route ok until e3 portion
morganator 21 Apr Lead rpt
DeaNomNom 20 Apr Lead O/S
r8ck_chick 19 Apr 2nd dog
with riff156
with riff156
riff156 19 Apr Lead O/S Well Quite simply a fantastic route
Well Quite simply a fantastic route
BRoe 7 Apr Lead O/S
with MarkRoe, Anna
with MarkRoe, Anna
metrorat 7 Apr Lead O/S Such a beautiful route and a joyful experience. Really wasn’t sure if I could do it when I was standing underneath looking up, but as soon as I started it just flowed.
with Euan Maharg
Such a beautiful route and a joyful experience. Really wasn’t sure if I could do it when I was standing underneath looking up, but as soon as I started it just flowed.
with Euan Maharg
adamsriches 23 Feb Lead O/S Amazing route, forced myself to take direct
Amazing route, forced myself to take direct
Matt Amos 23 Feb Lead O/S
Oliver Haworth 23 Feb 2nd dog First experience of trad climbing. Was seconding but amazing line, needed a couple of rest for the dog leg right and the direct finish.
First experience of trad climbing. Was seconding but amazing line, needed a couple of rest for the dog leg right and the direct finish.
alexkitts 23 Feb 2nd dog Second time I've been up this route (on-sighted it back in 2015) - This time I felt very pumped in the upper sections and took two rests at the crux of the original route and at the E3 move at the top
Second time I've been up this route (on-sighted it back in 2015) - This time I felt very pumped in the upper sections and took two rests at the crux of the original route and at the E3 move at the top
james.slater 9 Aug, 2018 Lead RP After falling off Left wall years ago, it went smoothly today, the direct finish is perfect.
with Heather, J.Taylor
After falling off Left wall years ago, it went smoothly today, the direct finish is perfect.
with Heather, J.Taylor
MC 7 Aug, 2018 2nd Great route, found the top crack hard
with ted collins
Great route, found the top crack hard
with ted collins
anguskille 5 Aug, 2018 Lead rpt
with Heather, J.Taylor
with Heather, J.Taylor
Hidden 5 Aug, 2018 2nd rpt
markvaughan 2 Jul, 2018 2nd O/S
WilliamRupp 2 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S
Bernie L 22 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
with Alex Haines, cdpuk
with Alex Haines, cdpuk
Climber_Tim 20 Jun, 2018 Lead
with Pete Hutchings
with Pete Hutchings
JendeHoxar 3 Jun, 2018 2nd O/S
with Flavio
with Flavio
Flavio 3 Jun, 2018 Lead β Shame about the neck damage...Done Left Wall before which is the copout, this is definitely the true finish!
Shame about the neck damage...Done Left Wall before which is the copout, this is definitely the true finish!
Jon Garside 28 May, 2018 -
jezb1 14 May, 2018 2nd
Hidden 7 May, 2018 Lead
Hidden 9 Apr, 2018 2nd
Davy Gunn ??, 2018 -
Davy Gunn ??, 2018 -
tprebs 23 Aug, 2017 2nd rpt Climbed just after sunset
with JackM92
Climbed just after sunset
with JackM92
JackM92 23 Aug, 2017 Lead rpt Faffed around placing way too much gear and got slightly pumped. So much better than the standard version.
with tprebs
Faffed around placing way too much gear and got slightly pumped. So much better than the standard version.
with tprebs
JackM92 25 Jul, 2017 2nd O/S Not much harder than the normal route
Not much harder than the normal route
tprebs 25 Jul, 2017 Lead O/S amazing route. Much better finish and its just 1 extra move
with JackM92
amazing route. Much better finish and its just 1 extra move
with JackM92
Katekeltie 16 Jul, 2017 2nd Lovely alternative finish to an amazing route.
Lovely alternative finish to an amazing route.
Stephen Horne - Rockfax 16 Jul, 2017 Lead O/S
jonleighton 26 Jun, 2017 Lead O/S Had done Left Wall so it was only the finish. One move really, it's THE LINE though for sure.
with Butel
Had done Left Wall so it was only the finish. One move really, it's THE LINE though for sure.
with Butel
Hidden 24 Jun, 2017 Lead rpt
Tom Livingstone 20 Jun, 2017 Lead rpt
with Ben Silvestre
with Ben Silvestre
Tom Livingstone 14 Jun, 2017 2nd rpt
with Ben Silvestre
with Ben Silvestre
mshorter 26 May, 2017 Lead O/S
Phil4000 19 May, 2017 2nd rpt
with Jo Boyd
with Jo Boyd
Hidden 18 May, 2017 AltLd O/S
Hidden 18 May, 2017 AltLd
BC 11 May, 2017 Lead β
Tom Livingstone 23 Apr, 2017 Lead rpt
beni 8 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S
islandlynx 2 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S The direct finish is clearly the best line. The top moves are the hardest but not out of sync with the rest of the route.
with Horton
The direct finish is clearly the best line. The top moves are the hardest but not out of sync with the rest of the route.
with Horton
Horton 2 Apr, 2017 2nd dog Great climb. 1 move with the wrong hand and it was all over
Great climb. 1 move with the wrong hand and it was all over
kieranor ?Apr, 2017 Lead O/S Best climb I've done so far. Steady, adventurous climbing on good gear leads to a lovely finish up a thin crack. The exposure is magnificent and the line is astounding
Best climb I've done so far. Steady, adventurous climbing on good gear leads to a lovely finish up a thin crack. The exposure is magnificent and the line is astounding
chancer 5 Jan, 2017 2nd O/S
with Marc Duhig
with Marc Duhig
marcduhig 5 Jan, 2017 Lead O/S
with chancer
with chancer
Hidden ??, 2017 -
Ellis Bird ??, 2017 Lead O/S
Andrew Nelson ??, 2017 -
Ed Booth 20 Sep, 2016 2nd rpt
Adam Booth 20 Sep, 2016 Lead O/S
Phil4000 18 Sep, 2016 Lead O/S Direct finish, already done left w
with Pablo
Direct finish, already done left w
with Pablo
mattnuttall 17 Sep, 2016 2nd O/S Bit of a combo journey up the left wall... Resurrection into Left Wall into direct finish. Quality though.
Bit of a combo journey up the left wall... Resurrection into Left Wall into direct finish. Quality though.
Andrew Wilson 17 Sep, 2016 Lead O/S
eel ?Sep, 2016 2nd O/S
with Emma
with Emma
Martin Haworth 29 Aug, 2016 Lead O/S Better finish than the regular finish and only a bit harder. Best single pitch in Wales/UK?
Better finish than the regular finish and only a bit harder. Best single pitch in Wales/UK?
AJM 27 Aug, 2016 Lead Had been on Left Wall (original) 3 years ago but few memories remaining. Couple of hard extra moves after a fair amount of climbing. Excellent route and a thoroughly enjoyable experience.
with AllyBee
Had been on Left Wall (original) 3 years ago but few memories remaining. Couple of hard extra moves after a fair amount of climbing. Excellent route and a thoroughly enjoyable experience.
with AllyBee
Hidden 26 Aug, 2016 Lead rpt
anguskille 23 Aug, 2016 Lead rpt
with Hans
with Hans
George Ponsonby 10 Aug, 2016 Lead O/S
Hidden 6 Aug, 2016 Lead O/S
Hidden 3 Aug, 2016 Lead rpt
papashango 22 Jun, 2016 2nd rpt
Pippa 18 Jun, 2016 2nd rpt
anguskille 2 Jun, 2016 Lead rpt
with Rich Gentry
with Rich Gentry
Mike W 29 May, 2016 2nd
Chriswallis2 29 May, 2016 Lead O/S
with Mike W
with Mike W
Alex Mason 17 May, 2016 Lead O/S Sublime! Obviously.
with Jack lawledge
Sublime! Obviously.
with Jack lawledge
soph 16 May, 2016 Lead rpt
with Tash Ottley
with Tash Ottley
deacondeacon 14 May, 2016 Lead O/S Expecting a hard section to come along but thankfully it never came. Wish I'd done it when E2 was my limit. Still a Mega route!
Expecting a hard section to come along but thankfully it never came. Wish I'd done it when E2 was my limit. Still a Mega route!
w.pettet-smith ?May, 2016 -
with andy west
with andy west
Elliot Walker 24 Apr, 2016 Lead O/S
with Aggi
with Aggi
AMY l3 22 Mar, 2016 2nd
mcgovern 22 Mar, 2016 Lead Superb pitch
with AMY l3
Superb pitch
with AMY l3
Hidden 22 Mar, 2016 Lead G/U
Hidden ??, 2016 Lead
Hidden ??, 2016 -
anguskille 2 Nov, 2015 Lead rpt
Tom Livingstone 2 Nov, 2015 2nd rpt
Mark Stevenson 3 Oct, 2015 TR
MarcinGobczynski ?Oct, 2015 Lead O/S
Rachel Slater 26 Sep, 2015 Lead O/S OS the finish bit. Doesn't feel any harder than LW if you aren't pumped.
OS the finish bit. Doesn't feel any harder than LW if you aren't pumped.
tim newton 26 Sep, 2015 2nd rpt
Hidden 19 Sep, 2015 Lead
papashango 10 Sep, 2015 Lead O/S
with PMW
with PMW
Hidden 18 Jul, 2015 2nd β
Brian H 3 Jul, 2015 Lead O/S Onsight for top bit - have done Left Wall original route before. Direct finish is well protected and not much harder.
Onsight for top bit - have done Left Wall original route before. Direct finish is well protected and not much harder.
treesrockice 23 Jun, 2015 Lead O/S felt good at the end of left wall so went direct up the "true-er" line. improves the route, nice to see it makes it a grade harder to, it does add to it :). Really please to get this ticked before leaving Bangor and uni... :')
felt good at the end of left wall so went direct up the "true-er" line. improves the route, nice to see it makes it a grade harder to, it does add to it :). Really please to get this ticked before leaving Bangor and uni... :')
Sardien 21 Jun, 2015 2nd rpt
with nawface
with nawface
Owain Llewelyn 23 May, 2015 2nd
with Gareth E
with Gareth E
Hidden 15 May, 2015 2nd rpt
soph 12 May, 2015 2nd
with Klemen Zumer
with Klemen Zumer
alexkitts 18 Apr, 2015 Lead O/S
with Sam Davies
with Sam Davies
geoff b 6 Apr, 2015 2nd
MikePycroft 6 Apr, 2015 Lead rpt Steady, did direct finish as challenge - very good
with geoff b
Steady, did direct finish as challenge - very good
with geoff b
Hidden ??, 2015 -
Hidden ??, 2015 2nd
waynekinrade ??, 2015 Lead O/S
kingholmesy ??, 2015 2nd O/S
with Brian H
with Brian H
ChrisDavis 12 Oct, 2014 Lead O/S
with tsl42
with tsl42
shed_hed 22 Sep, 2014 2nd rpt Looked at escaping out right and finishing the normal way this time but it didn't look as good so continued straight up. Great route.
Looked at escaping out right and finishing the normal way this time but it didn't look as good so continued straight up. Great route.
kermit_uk 14 Sep, 2014 2nd dog Nothing left in my arms did first 1/2 clean then had a few rest on the tough section. Will be back for this! Great route!
with bigdrew
Nothing left in my arms did first 1/2 clean then had a few rest on the tough section. Will be back for this! Great route!
with bigdrew
bigdrew 14 Sep, 2014 Lead O/S
wi11 10 Sep, 2014 2nd O/S
wolf.leeb 5 Sep, 2014 2nd O/S
Ed morris 8 Aug, 2014 Lead O/S
Alice Thompson 4 Aug, 2014 Lead O/S
with miles01
with miles01
Hidden 26 Jul, 2014 Lead O/S
Hidden 24 Jul, 2014 Lead
dr_botnik 18 Jul, 2014 2nd dog Quite sustained. i found it difficult to recover after the crux traverse and had to rest on the rope to retrieve gear and work the final few moves.
Quite sustained. i found it difficult to recover after the crux traverse and had to rest on the rope to retrieve gear and work the final few moves.
Andy Peak 1 17 Jul, 2014 Lead Hard until you find the pockets which make it much essayer than trying to fingerlock the crack
Hard until you find the pockets which make it much essayer than trying to fingerlock the crack
Hidden 25 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S
eel 24 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S
with Liam
with Liam
Sarah Black 21 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S
steveb2006 15 May, 2014 Lead Done normal route a few times but the direct finish adds a bit - good stuff
Done normal route a few times but the direct finish adds a bit - good stuff
Jay.Carr 15 Apr, 2014 Lead O/S
with Malin Kvist
with Malin Kvist
samwillo 14 Apr, 2014 Lead
with The Bear
with The Bear
Matt.c.Warner 13 Mar, 2014 Lead O/S
with Dave
with Dave
DavidPC 13 Mar, 2014 2nd
Dan Hale 12 Mar, 2014 Lead O/S Not much harder than the original, but still harder than most E2's I've been on! Superb route though and probably better than the normal finish. Felt great to be out trad climbing in the sun again after 4 months of rain. Have definitely lost some fitness!
with BenRyle
Not much harder than the original, but still harder than most E2's I've been on! Superb route though and probably better than the normal finish. Felt great to be out trad climbing in the sun again after 4 months of rain. Have definitely lost some fitness!
with BenRyle
mr mills ??, 2014 Lead O/S
with ioan d
with ioan d
Tom Livingstone 28 Aug, 2013 Lead β Had seconded Left Wall a while ago, but never been on this bit. Soft.
with Calum Muskett
Had seconded Left Wall a while ago, but never been on this bit. Soft.
with Calum Muskett
Matt Harle 10 Aug, 2013 Lead O/S
Justin T 21 Jul, 2013 Lead O/S Hadn't intended to do the direct finish but didn't spot the traverse off. Brill!
Hadn't intended to do the direct finish but didn't spot the traverse off. Brill!
Hidden 19 Jul, 2013 Lead O/S
sheelba 17 Jul, 2013 2nd
Keendan 8 Jul, 2013 Lead O/S Good to get this classic done. E3 finish is superb.
Good to get this classic done. E3 finish is superb.
Hidden 8 Jul, 2013 2nd O/S
dswansonlow 6 Jul, 2013 2nd rpt Better than the Left Wall finish. Incredible climb.
Better than the Left Wall finish. Incredible climb.
jacobjlloyd 6 Jul, 2013 Lead dog fluffed the last move, disco legged off the foothold. I am never going to get over the frustration, falling off the warm-up
fluffed the last move, disco legged off the foothold. I am never going to get over the frustration, falling off the warm-up
jacobjlloyd 6 Jul, 2013 Lead rpt had to do it again.
had to do it again.
centurion05 ?Jul, 2013 2nd
Hidden 9 Jun, 2013 Lead O/S
Hidden 8 Jun, 2013 Lead O/S
andyinglis 25 May, 2013 Lead O/S Found out I had (unintentionally) done the direct finish when I got back to the ledge! Maybe should read the description next time! Brilliant pitch, with climbing getting more difficult the higher you get!
with James Wheater, Steve Addy
Found out I had (unintentionally) done the direct finish when I got back to the ledge! Maybe should read the description next time! Brilliant pitch, with climbing getting more difficult the higher you get!
with James Wheater, Steve Addy
shed_hed 2 May, 2013 Lead O/S Amazing.
Amazing.
dan ely 7 Apr, 2013 2nd rpt
with dan
with dan
Hidden 31 Mar, 2013 2nd O/S
Michael Allday 18 Sep, 2012 2nd rpt
Bruce Houston 18 Sep, 2012 Lead O/S
Ed Babs 6 Sep, 2012 2nd O/S Only a couple of moves, but very nice.
with IainAM
Only a couple of moves, but very nice.
with IainAM
Hidden 21 Jul, 2012 Lead O/S
Rich Kirby 23 May, 2012 Lead O/S Wow, forgotten how good LW is.....
Wow, forgotten how good LW is.....
Stone Muppet 22 May, 2012 Lead O/S Probably not harder than the low crux of Left Wall, for the tall
with cc
Probably not harder than the low crux of Left Wall, for the tall
with cc
Luke Brooks 15 Mar, 2012 Lead rpt
with Konrad Doyle
with Konrad Doyle
alice fuller ??, 2012 2nd O/S
with wojt
with wojt
Hidden ??, 2012 -
dan ely 27 Jul, 2011 Lead rpt
with helen
with helen
halfmanhalfbiscuit ?Jul, 2011 Lead O/S
zero six ?Jul, 2011 Lead O/S
dan ely 30 Jun, 2011 2nd rpt
Hidden 30 Jun, 2011 Lead dog
dan ely 14 Jun, 2011 Lead rpt
with ben (the heights)
with ben (the heights)
david morse 14 Jun, 2011 Lead rpt
with Dan B
with Dan B
centurion05 7 Jun, 2011 2nd
with al99
with al99
al99 7 Jun, 2011 Lead O/S
markalmack 25 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
with james marjot
with james marjot
dan ely 19 Apr, 2011 Lead rpt
with tim newton, tony (army)
with tim newton, tony (army)
willoates 17 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S Amazing! going to do it again... and again..
Amazing! going to do it again... and again..
centurion05 ??, 2011 -
Hidden ??, 2011 -
Hidden ??, 2011 -
Rory Shaw ??, 2011 -
Ed Booth 1 Sep, 2010 2nd O/S Never been up the direct finish. Not really much worse than the main crack. Perhaps better than the original.
Never been up the direct finish. Not really much worse than the main crack. Perhaps better than the original.
dan ely 11 Aug, 2010 2nd dog rested on the crux of direct finish. Pumped!
with rich
rested on the crux of direct finish. Pumped!
with rich
Paul ablitt 3 Jul, 2010 Lead rpt
centurion05 15 Jun, 2010 Lead
HIGHTOWER 15 Jun, 2010 2nd
Hidden 31 May, 2010 Lead O/S
Hidden 20 May, 2010 2nd
Hidden 27 Apr, 2010 2nd
masa-alpin 24 Apr, 2010 Lead O/S I felt quite rusty, particularly my head was awful, but I was pleased to have managed to flash it. It was not easy but never desperate. Superb route! I did not mean to do this direct finish, but just ended up. Definitely this is the more natural line than the original!
with Doug S
I felt quite rusty, particularly my head was awful, but I was pleased to have managed to flash it. It was not easy but never desperate. Superb route! I did not mean to do this direct finish, but just ended up. Definitely this is the more natural line than the original!
with Doug S
Hidden 24 Apr, 2010 2nd
samrad 21 Apr, 2010 Lead O/S really great climbing! i was plannin on just doing left wall but saw the direct finish an thought it looked like better climbing, than escaping off left on the jugs. so thought what the hell and went 4 it.
really great climbing! i was plannin on just doing left wall but saw the direct finish an thought it looked like better climbing, than escaping off left on the jugs. so thought what the hell and went 4 it.
farmus21 6 Mar, 2010 Lead dog Cocked it up.
Cocked it up.
smallerrich 6 Mar, 2010 2nd
Hidden 27 Sep, 2009 2nd O/S
givemetea 27 Sep, 2009 Lead dog took a lob from two metres below the top on the direct finish ... v pumped and fluffed the move. got the move second go. fantastic climb! excellent gear all the way up. bring lots of small wires
took a lob from two metres below the top on the direct finish ... v pumped and fluffed the move. got the move second go. fantastic climb! excellent gear all the way up. bring lots of small wires
barni 11 Sep, 2009 2nd
with Glyn
with Glyn
Glyn 11 Sep, 2009 Lead O/S
with barni
with barni
Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing ??, 2009 -
Hidden ?Aug, 2008 Lead O/S
richgac 14 Jun, 2008 Lead O/S Cruised it
with Nick
Cruised it
with Nick
tumbling wizard ??, 2008 -
tumbling wizard ??, 2008 -
Hidden 28 Sep, 2007 Lead O/S
Dave Bond 4 Sep, 2007 Lead O/S
with Rich Hatton
with Rich Hatton
Hidden 19 Apr, 2007 Lead rpt
Mark Stevenson 19 Apr, 2007 2nd
Tim M ??, 2005 -
AlexRenshaw 9 Jun, 2003 2nd
Steve Crowe 9 Sep, 2002 Lead O/S Onsight although I'd done Left Wall before.
with karin
Onsight although I'd done Left Wall before.
with karin
Ched ??, 1998 2nd O/S
with Grant Farqhuar
with Grant Farqhuar
Si Witcher ??, 1997 Lead O/S finish of True Grip - adds another 5b move onto the top of Left Wall (maybe E3 5c if you're short)
finish of True Grip - adds another 5b move onto the top of Left Wall (maybe E3 5c if you're short)
Cefin14 ??, 1996 -
Cefin14 ??, 1996 -
Cefin14 ??, 1996 -
FATBOYFAT ??, 1992 -
Hidden ??, 1992 Lead O/S
Alan Cameron-Duff ?Jun, 1990 -
with Ian Lee, Heather, Toby, Dave Swaine
with Ian Lee, Heather, Toby, Dave Swaine
phardman ??, 1989 -
Eduardo Martinez ??, 1988 Lead O/S
Neil McA 12 Aug, 1986 Lead O/S
with Satish Patki
with Satish Patki
Hidden ??, 1985 Lead O/S
Melok ??, 1985 -
Hidden ??, 1980 -
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