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A technical start and a finish that feels bolder than it is. There is also a finish to the right, which is harder, but less bold. © Rockfax

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llanberis36 13 Aug, 2007 Show βeta
βeta: great route, a bit of everything, second clip ok with good heal hook and 'good value' top moves.
 
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βeta: great route, a bit of everything, second clip ok with good heal hook and 'good value' top moves.
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Rockmonkey1977 10 Nov Lead dog A very good route, or should that be two excellent boulder problems... Hung at the first crux struggling to clip the third qd... Thought I’d sussed it so lowered back down and started again. Second attempt managed to clip the qd but couldn’t move past it so hung again. Found a small pocket that I’d missed so carried on climbing to the upper crux. Made some good moves on the upper crux, thought I’d probably done it after catching the long throw to the incut sloper and found myself staring at the bolt unable to get a body position that would allow me to get a qd in... Took the whip. Climbed back up and found myself in exactly the same position. Having just taken the fall the fear was way less this time so made another long throw for the edge above the bolt. Caught it, clipped and topped. Was too late in the day for a decent Redpoint attempt so will look forward to coming back and learning it all over again! Note to self- ab in to hang Qd’s.
A very good route, or should that be two excellent boulder problems... Hung at the first crux struggling to clip the third qd... Thought I’d sussed it so lowered back down and started again. Second attempt managed to clip the qd but couldn’t move past it so hung again. Found a small pocket that I’d missed so carried on climbing to the upper crux. Made some good moves on the upper crux, thought I’d probably done it after catching the long throw to the incut sloper and found myself staring at the bolt unable to get a body position that would allow me to get a qd in... Took the whip. Climbed back up and found myself in exactly the same position. Having just taken the fall the fear was way less this time so made another long throw for the edge above the bolt. Caught it, clipped and topped. Was too late in the day for a decent Redpoint attempt so will look forward to coming back and learning it all over again! Note to self- ab in to hang Qd’s.
Kipper-Phil Smith 2 Oct Lead Lovely conditions nice and sunny but cool so did not get sweaty hands
Lovely conditions nice and sunny but cool so did not get sweaty hands
adi bryant 8 Aug Lead dnf
with Preet
with Preet
Hidden 18 Jul Lead RP
morganator 7 Jul Lead rpt
AnnJ 6 Jul Lead RP
with LAURA PAJÓN
with LAURA PAJÓN
Hidden 2 Jul Lead RP
Haydn Jones 6 Jun Lead O/S
Hidden 25 May Lead RP
Hidden 21 May Lead dog
Twiggy Diablo 19 May Lead RP Dogged it first try then sent it ground up on the second.
with Rowan
Dogged it first try then sent it ground up on the second.
with Rowan
Hidden 28 Apr TR dnf
dominic lee 11 Apr Lead rpt
with andy elliot
with andy elliot
Misha 7 Apr Lead RP Came off on the crux as misread the sequence. Got straight back on and did it fine. After that it’s about 6a+ until the last two bolts. I did the right hand finish but it didn’t fit the line in the BMC guide so I downclimbed it to the ledge and tried the left hand finish instead. Ended up pumping out and falling off one move from the jugs on the finishing ledge! Went fine next go. The crux and that sting in the tail finish are fine when you know what to do. Worth clip sticking the second bolt though as it’s a bit exciting otherwise. The third bolt is also hard to clip but at least you shouldn’t deck with an attentive belayer.
with eduardo
Came off on the crux as misread the sequence. Got straight back on and did it fine. After that it’s about 6a+ until the last two bolts. I did the right hand finish but it didn’t fit the line in the BMC guide so I downclimbed it to the ledge and tried the left hand finish instead. Ended up pumping out and falling off one move from the jugs on the finishing ledge! Went fine next go. The crux and that sting in the tail finish are fine when you know what to do. Worth clip sticking the second bolt though as it’s a bit exciting otherwise. The third bolt is also hard to clip but at least you shouldn’t deck with an attentive belayer.
with eduardo
eduardo 7 Apr TR dnf Tough initial sequence, then not too bad, then tough finishing crux. More or less did all the moves up to the final crux. Bailed; knackered.
with Misha
Tough initial sequence, then not too bad, then tough finishing crux. More or less did all the moves up to the final crux. Bailed; knackered.
with Misha
Gus 30 Mar Lead
with Vicky hurley
with Vicky hurley
sishaw 26 Mar TR dog
with Tim G
with Tim G
Jay Schofield 23 Mar TR dnf
with Jamie77
with Jamie77
Kipper-Phil Smith 24 Feb TR moved the rope over after we did poisonality. tough bottom section and a move at the top thats really hard.
with Denis
moved the rope over after we did poisonality. tough bottom section and a move at the top thats really hard.
with Denis
Will Collett 21 Feb Lead dog bouldery start and tricky section at the top. tricky placing draws on a couple of clips. 7a probably fair, just about.
bouldery start and tricky section at the top. tricky placing draws on a couple of clips. 7a probably fair, just about.
Jan Masat 9 Jan Lead RP
john lynch ?Jan TR
kev c 25 Oct, 2018 Lead RP great route
great route
Hidden 28 Sep, 2018 Lead RP
Andy Peak 1 28 Sep, 2018 Lead RP Super hot! 3rd go as sweaty as Jimmy Saviles underpants
Super hot! 3rd go as sweaty as Jimmy Saviles underpants
Alex@home 24 Sep, 2018 Lead RP 2nd RP. Fell on last move of crux on onsight then messed up tricky move at top on 1st RP. A bit disjointed but still very good
with TonyM
2nd RP. Fell on last move of crux on onsight then messed up tricky move at top on 1st RP. A bit disjointed but still very good
with TonyM
Hidden 24 Sep, 2018 Lead β
Hidden 23 Sep, 2018 Lead dog
Paul ablitt 15 Sep, 2018 Lead rpt
Sam Brown 15 Sep, 2018 Lead O/S
with Paul albiet
with Paul albiet
steveleahy 20 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S Tough 7a on the onsight
Tough 7a on the onsight
kermit_uk 19 Jul, 2018 Lead RP Went up putting clips in worked a sequence. Had a short rest and did it. Felt very tired on it but still felt steady.
Went up putting clips in worked a sequence. Had a short rest and did it. Felt very tired on it but still felt steady.
Hidden 15 Jul, 2018 Lead β
Hidden 14 Jul, 2018 Lead RP
kermit_uk 29 Jun, 2018 Lead dog Went up putting clips in. Bottom section feels fairly pokey. Top felt very sweaty. Was too tired to have a proper burn on it. Would expect it to go next time.
Went up putting clips in. Bottom section feels fairly pokey. Top felt very sweaty. Was too tired to have a proper burn on it. Would expect it to go next time.
Hidden 7 Jun, 2018 Lead RP
Gabe Oliver 6 Jun, 2018 Lead dog Tough bottom section. Hard to place the third clip. Went right at the top which isn’t as good
with Remy
Tough bottom section. Hard to place the third clip. Went right at the top which isn’t as good
with Remy
john lynch ?Jun, 2018 TR
Josh Hadley 24 May, 2018 Lead O/S
will6459 23 May, 2018 Lead RP
lucybradbury 14 May, 2018 Lead
Patrick Hill 1 May, 2018 Lead O/S
with Rach
with Rach
Paul ablitt 21 Apr, 2018 Lead rpt
with Lucy, Rushy
with Lucy, Rushy
Paul ablitt 14 Apr, 2018 Lead rpt
Paul ablitt 12 Nov, 2017 Lead RP
wert 3 Nov, 2017 TR dnf
with Robert Nudds
with Robert Nudds
sishaw 2 Nov, 2017 TR
with Jim Tan
with Jim Tan
Tomas P 23 Sep, 2017 Lead RP
with Aelita
with Aelita
Dom Taylor 20 Sep, 2017 Lead RP 2nd go.
with James 1
2nd go.
with James 1
Hidden 20 Sep, 2017 TR dog
morganator 15 Aug, 2017 Lead O/S
Hidden 13 Aug, 2017 Lead RP
Luke Dawson 30 May, 2017 Lead O/S
with Chas
with Chas
Theo Moore - UKC and UKH 11 May, 2017 Lead O/S
edoardogaude ?May, 2017 Lead dog
scotty88 10 Apr, 2017 Lead RP
Hidden 18 Dec, 2016 Lead O/S
Dan Jenkin 30 Oct, 2016 Lead RP
with Rebecca Partridge
with Rebecca Partridge
cragsman9000 22 Sep, 2016 Lead O/S First 7a onsight!
with bob_cbr
First 7a onsight!
with bob_cbr
AdamBrown 10 Sep, 2016 Lead RP Felt fine. Lovely
Felt fine. Lovely
F.Wish 7 Aug, 2016 Lead RP
masonwoods101 17 Jul, 2016 Lead β
with The dogs, danjimwill
with The dogs, danjimwill
sishaw 25 Jun, 2016 Lead RP No practice first go putting clips in on way and felt in complete control. Conditions perfect. Sooo pleased.
with Scot slim boy
No practice first go putting clips in on way and felt in complete control. Conditions perfect. Sooo pleased.
with Scot slim boy
bpclarke 22 Jun, 2016 TR dnf
sishaw 9 Jun, 2016 Lead dog Nearly had it, fell off final move to the thank god jug! Gutted because I had nothing left to try again - too tired from grafting for three days.
with Scot slim boy
Nearly had it, fell off final move to the thank god jug! Gutted because I had nothing left to try again - too tired from grafting for three days.
with Scot slim boy
sishaw 27 May, 2016 TR Almost got the moves in the session.
with Tim
Almost got the moves in the session.
with Tim
Kipper-Phil Smith 10 May, 2016 TR
with Mick
with Mick
James Oakes 6 May, 2016 Lead RP Finally. Fell off the last move several times a few years ago. Felt easy today.
with Borg, BartH, Fragmod
Finally. Fell off the last move several times a few years ago. Felt easy today.
with Borg, BartH, Fragmod
Petethemeat ??, 2016 Lead RP
David Sherratt 9 Sep, 2015 Lead RP
Neal Jobling 30 Jul, 2015 Lead dog
Stroppy 25 Jul, 2015 Lead dnf
Jack Delaney 3 Jul, 2015 Lead RP
with Emily Barnett
with Emily Barnett
MrBIond 28 Jun, 2015 Lead RP
with mrteale
with mrteale
mrteale 24 Jun, 2015 Lead RP
with MrBIond
with MrBIond
Nickc ?Jun, 2015 Lead O/S
with Simon lee
with Simon lee
Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing 17 Feb, 2015 Lead O/S
Chris Wright 26 Oct, 2014 Lead rpt
MischaHY 13 Sep, 2014 Lead RP Second go, after dropping the top moves on the onsight. Pleasantly powerful moves through the first three bolts are the best of this route, the top half is easier but less obvious. Would be high in the grade were it not split by such easy climbing.
Second go, after dropping the top moves on the onsight. Pleasantly powerful moves through the first three bolts are the best of this route, the top half is easier but less obvious. Would be high in the grade were it not split by such easy climbing.
dannyboy83 26 Jul, 2014 Lead O/S
with Shane Donnelly
with Shane Donnelly
stp 18 Jul, 2014 Lead RP Second bolt is hard to clip and should really be placed a bit lower. After faffing there and then grabbing the draw I ended up just missing it out on lead and clipping it from the jugs above. Top bit is not too hard when you know where to go but the easiest way is not at all obvious. Like other routes on this wall finding the holds is often the hardest thing about them. An OK route, more like one star than two though.
with Julie
Second bolt is hard to clip and should really be placed a bit lower. After faffing there and then grabbing the draw I ended up just missing it out on lead and clipping it from the jugs above. Top bit is not too hard when you know where to go but the easiest way is not at all obvious. Like other routes on this wall finding the holds is often the hardest thing about them. An OK route, more like one star than two though.
with Julie
drcorbasisgod ?Apr, 2014 Lead rpt
with Marc Weisner
with Marc Weisner
MartinPL 11 Jan, 2014 Lead rpt done in about 2 degrees in 11th of january, repeated ascent
done in about 2 degrees in 11th of january, repeated ascent
Hidden 18 Aug, 2013 Lead RP
Hidden 28 Sep, 2012 Lead dnf
chiverstom 22 Sep, 2012 Lead dnf
henry peter jenkins 17 Sep, 2012 Lead RP this was a really nice climb with a tricky start and finish. really good moves. got on 2nd attempt.
with dprctr, paul jones
this was a really nice climb with a tricky start and finish. really good moves. got on 2nd attempt.
with dprctr, paul jones
dprctr 17 Sep, 2012 Lead dnf Nails, tried easier 7b+s, not that Im an expert.
Nails, tried easier 7b+s, not that Im an expert.
Nick Allen 18 Aug, 2012 Lead RP Great climbing, look out for cheky crimp above 2nd bolt
Great climbing, look out for cheky crimp above 2nd bolt
morganator 7 Aug, 2012 2nd
with soph
with soph
soph 7 Aug, 2012 Lead β
Mick r 26 Jul, 2012 Lead dog 1st crux went fairly easily. worked top crux for a while but still not sure I got the right sequence
1st crux went fairly easily. worked top crux for a while but still not sure I got the right sequence
Gambit 19 Jun, 2012 Lead RP Great low crux sequence, easy middle section and a hidden hold on the top crux. found it of benifit to put two opposing quickdraws on the top bolt (made the top crux calmer)
with barney1
Great low crux sequence, easy middle section and a hidden hold on the top crux. found it of benifit to put two opposing quickdraws on the top bolt (made the top crux calmer)
with barney1
Dandan 20 May, 2012 Lead O/S
drcorbasisgod 16 Oct, 2011 Lead dog Must come back and do this clean
Must come back and do this clean
Jonny_86 13 Aug, 2011 Lead β Good route with tough start and tough finish. Easy middle
Good route with tough start and tough finish. Easy middle
Hidden 15 May, 2011 Lead dog
coffeepot 10 Apr, 2011 2nd dnf
with jelaby
with jelaby
jelaby 10 Apr, 2011 Lead dnf Too hot and too hard for me. Was pretty pleased to be able to clip the first bolt (it's a long way up, and not an easy reach for the short). Not so pleased when I had to get the 'draws back, though.
Too hot and too hard for me. Was pretty pleased to be able to clip the first bolt (it's a long way up, and not an easy reach for the short). Not so pleased when I had to get the 'draws back, though.
Hidden 9 Apr, 2011 Lead dog
Hidden 17 Feb, 2011 Lead rpt
Hidden ?Feb, 2011 Lead β
uphillnow ??, 2011 -
Hidden ??, 2011 Lead dog
Hidden 11 Dec, 2010 Lead RP
Hidden 18 Jul, 2010 Lead
Andrew Barker 9 Jul, 2010 Lead O/S A good tough route, just a pity the two hard sections are split by much easier climbing.
A good tough route, just a pity the two hard sections are split by much easier climbing.
jamesgodwin64 21 Jun, 2010 TR dnf
Leeds 20 Jun, 2010 Lead RP felt more like 7a+
felt more like 7a+
smudge 7 Jun, 2010 Lead RP
jamiev 20 May, 2010 Lead dnf it all went wrong near the top, just couldn't do / figure out the sketchy moves above last bolt. great route though and it was v hot
it all went wrong near the top, just couldn't do / figure out the sketchy moves above last bolt. great route though and it was v hot
Somerset swede basher 9 May, 2010 Lead O/S
with Andy and Eric
with Andy and Eric
Hidden ?May, 2010 Lead
smudge ?Apr, 2010 2nd
Hidden ?Apr, 2010 Lead RP
Hidden 8 Sep, 2009 Lead dog
sadams 13 Aug, 2009 Lead
with Eric Hildrew
with Eric Hildrew
Hidden 23 Apr, 2009 Lead dnf
ASchwirtz 29 Mar, 2009 Lead RP
with Misha
with Misha
Brian Rodgers 7 Mar, 2009 Lead O/S
sasmojo 7 Mar, 2009 Lead dnf Completely shut down for a while, then finally made it to the last very difficult move near the top and failed.
with Mark G
Completely shut down for a while, then finally made it to the last very difficult move near the top and failed.
with Mark G
robal ??, 2009 Lead O/S
Ian Broome 4 Jul, 2008 Lead dog hard for 7a, bottom felt like proper English 6b. Top stupidly run out. Not 2*'s!
hard for 7a, bottom felt like proper English 6b. Top stupidly run out. Not 2*'s!
Jason livesey ??, 2008 -
Mick B 23 Jun, 2007 Lead RP
with Steve Pritchard
with Steve Pritchard
Andrew Sloan 20 May, 2007 TR dog
Whitt 6 Apr, 2007 TR dnf
with (Shunted)
with (Shunted)
skygodley 16 Jun, 2006 Lead RP
with SarahM
with SarahM
UKB Shark 23 Jan, 2005 Lead rpt
with John Codling
with John Codling
Hidden ?Sep, 2002 TR O/S
Hidden 17 Aug, 2002 Lead RP
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 3 Aug, 2002 Lead O/S
with Arnaud Leclerc
with Arnaud Leclerc
steepstuff ??, 2001 Lead O/S
with Gary
with Gary
Hidden ??, 2000 Lead
Andy Edgar ??, 1999 Lead O/S
with Hugh Woodland
with Hugh Woodland
Hidden ??, 1995 Lead
Hidden 17 Aug, 1993 TR
Roget 8 Aug, 1993 Lead O/S
with colin
with colin
Steve Crowe 26 Sep, 1992 Lead O/S
with karin
with karin
whispering nic ?Sep, 1991 -
with slow hand nick
with slow hand nick
Stoney Boy 28 Aug, 1991 Lead RP
with Andy Chambers, Colin Hughes
with Andy Chambers, Colin Hughes
Andy Chambers 28 Aug, 1991 2nd
Hidden 8 May, 1991 Lead rpt
Billg ?Jul, 1990 Lead O/S
with Jon Barton
with Jon Barton
Alan James - UKC and UKH 10 Mar, 1990 Lead
Hidden ??, 1990 Lead O/S
Hidden 13 Jul, 1989 Lead O/S
UKB Shark ?Feb, 1989 Lead
Hidden 27 Jun, 1987 Lead
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