18m.

Rockfax Description
Start by the flake-crack. Six bolts lead to a lower-off. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
Climbs the wall to the left of ‘Put it on the Slate Waiter’ on the Skyline level.Start by the obvious flake crack. 6 Bolts lead to a lower off. Named after my great grandfather who spent 54 years of his life working as a Quarryman in the Dinorwic Quarries...Grade shown forced by Rockfax. F6a more appropriate.

Ian Lloyd-Jones and Chris Davies (both lead) 12/Nov/2009

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Slate Sport, All the Llanberis SLATE sport @ 6a & 6a+, Sl@teheads Sl@te

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Logged Ascents

User Date Style Notes & Partners
thescaredclimber 1 Sep Lead RP Not scary at all this time!
Not scary at all this time!
The lanky man 1 Sep Lead rpt Warm-up
Warm-up
G Robinson 10 Jul 2nd
jrobinson 10 Jul Lead O/S
Jack Manfredi 20 Jun Lead
with Jack Harvey
with Jack Harvey
ianstevens 15 Jun Lead O/S
Celt Ll-J 31 May Lead rpt
Mozer 26 May Lead O/S
with Amanda
with Amanda
George Cox 26 May Lead O/S
Zakko 24 May Lead O/S
The lanky man 23 May Lead O/S Quite nice warm-up climb
Quite nice warm-up climb
thescaredclimber 23 May Lead dnf Backed off at the last bolt...couldn't figure out how to reach the nice ledge above.... just being a wuss and will go back!
Backed off at the last bolt...couldn't figure out how to reach the nice ledge above.... just being a wuss and will go back!
jackiartist 14 May Lead O/S Lovely.
Lovely.
williemiller 14 May TR
SophiaBach 4 May Lead O/S great route !
great route !
williemiller 4 May 2nd To get TR on Rock Yoga
To get TR on Rock Yoga
ali_c 4 May Lead
with Will Miller, SophiaBach
with Will Miller, SophiaBach
Hidden 22 Apr 2nd O/S
Behold81 21 Apr Lead O/S
Keith Swainson 19 Apr Lead β
RockPhoenix 13 Apr Lead O/S Strangely bold last section even if climbing was ok - superb set of moves / rock overs on this great route
with Kamal
Strangely bold last section even if climbing was ok - superb set of moves / rock overs on this great route
with Kamal
Sam2257 6 Apr Lead O/S
with Evon
with Evon
vonbon 6 Apr Lead β
with Sam2257
with Sam2257
James Beaumont 23 Mar Lead O/S Wandery and loose in places
with Macey
Wandery and loose in places
with Macey
LaAnnaPurna 5 Mar Lead rpt
LaAnnaPurna 20 Jan Lead rpt
Terry Cruise 4 Jan -
LaAnnaPurna 4 Jan -
Marti999 4 Jan Lead O/S
Ollie Wragg ?? -
Terry Cruise ?? -
AOC 15 Sep, 2018 2nd
Saurusrock 15 Sep, 2018 Lead O/S Bit wandery, but solid moves throughout.
with Louise Fitzgerald
Bit wandery, but solid moves throughout.
with Louise Fitzgerald
Amy UT 5 Aug, 2018 Lead O/S
with Glyn
with Glyn
ali_c 21 Jun, 2018 Lead
with Makhani
with Makhani
Makhani 21 Jun, 2018 Lead
with ali_c
with ali_c
Colin Scotchford 9 Jun, 2018 Lead
darrenpp 2 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
KeenClimber 23 May, 2018 Lead O/S
with Darren Lee
with Darren Lee
williemiller 17 May, 2018 Lead O/S
llanberis36 17 May, 2018 2nd
mattdennies 5 May, 2018 Lead O/S First 6a sport lead
First 6a sport lead
James.houghton 5 May, 2018 Lead
Rob Davies 19 Apr, 2018 Lead Good upper section
with Phil A
Good upper section
with Phil A
JessWilliams 1 Apr, 2018 Lead 6a sport
with a_m154
6a sport
with a_m154
Hidden 23 Sep, 2017 Lead O/S
jack01 27 Aug, 2017 Lead O/S
with charley
with charley
charley 27 Aug, 2017 Lead O/S
with jack01
with jack01
Hidden 1 Jul, 2017 Lead
JonesE 1 Jul, 2017 Lead rpt
Hidden 1 Jul, 2017 Lead O/S
Hidden 21 Jun, 2017 2nd
chris nutman ?Jun, 2017 Lead O/S
a_m154 28 May, 2017 Lead O/S Super fun route, some little suspect flake holds are gonna come off soon!
with James Ormrod
Super fun route, some little suspect flake holds are gonna come off soon!
with James Ormrod
JonesE 29 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S Some nice moves on the upper half.
with kez1
Some nice moves on the upper half.
with kez1
Mike Hewitt 28 Dec, 2016 Lead O/S
JendeHoxar 28 Dec, 2016 2nd O/S
tim_mcd 4 Dec, 2016 Lead O/S
with Manchi
with Manchi
Ewan Russell 11 Nov, 2016 Lead O/S
James Worthington 11 Nov, 2016 Lead
embob 10 Sep, 2016 Lead Really good! Worth a couple of stars.
with alik b
Really good! Worth a couple of stars.
with alik b
Shoes 2 Aug, 2016 TR O/S
with spalice
with spalice
edwardwoodward 25 Jul, 2016 Lead O/S
Hidden 30 Jun, 2016 2nd
Ron Rees Davies 30 Jun, 2016 Lead
John Bunney 21 Jun, 2016 -
charlietorrance 21 Jun, 2016 Lead rpt
Steve Shorrock 15 May, 2016 Lead O/S
with Ian Selby
with Ian Selby
whiteexplorer 13 May, 2016 2nd O/S
Hidden 8 May, 2016 Lead O/S
Peter Goulding 8 May, 2016 Lead O/S
polychromatic 6 May, 2016 Lead O/S
th£wrecker ?May, 2016 Lead O/S
SamN 21 Nov, 2015 Lead O/S A great route, classic slate
with Gainz
A great route, classic slate
with Gainz
charlie.wilkinson 2 Nov, 2015 -
Jack Delaney 10 Oct, 2015 Lead O/S
with Emily Barnett
with Emily Barnett
adi bryant 10 Oct, 2015 Lead rpt
Barrez 4 Oct, 2015 Lead O/S
keitht 21 Jun, 2015 Lead
with Ted Rogers
with Ted Rogers
Arty 21 Jun, 2015 Lead
with mike hamill
with mike hamill
goi.ashmore 4 May, 2015 Lead O/S
with Eugetj, Roy Thomas
with Eugetj, Roy Thomas
Eugetj 4 May, 2015 Lead O/S
with Roy Thomas, goi ashmore
with Roy Thomas, goi ashmore
Hidden 26 Apr, 2015 Lead rpt
Hidden 26 Apr, 2015 2nd O/S
Markheighton 6 Apr, 2015 2nd
Alex_Derbyshire 6 Apr, 2015 Lead O/S
Callumjnelson 19 Mar, 2015 Lead
Hidden 16 Nov, 2014 Lead
Rob Davies 3 Nov, 2014 Lead Cold, then it started to rain
Cold, then it started to rain
adi bryant 12 Sep, 2014 Lead O/S
with Indestructimo
with Indestructimo
Hidden 13 Jul, 2014 Lead O/S
Joepenfold 13 Jul, 2014 Lead O/S
Hidden 2 Jul, 2014 Lead O/S
Hidden 29 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S
IanD353 29 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S
with CMC
with CMC
Mark Young 22 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S
with Helen
with Helen
Rampikino 1 Jun, 2014 TR
with MMC Various
with MMC Various
SGD 31 May, 2014 Lead Really good route, great rock.
with vholmes
Really good route, great rock.
with vholmes
emlynroberts 27 May, 2014 Lead Nice route, shame the midges where out.
with Karoliina Koivisto
Nice route, shame the midges where out.
with Karoliina Koivisto
Hidden ?May, 2014 -
Merlin Fincken 11 Jan, 2014 Lead Supper wet at the bottom.
Supper wet at the bottom.
TheaSmea 11 Jan, 2014 Lead O/S
nige 10 Nov, 2013 Lead
with mark hounslea
with mark hounslea
Pete_Frost 21 Sep, 2013 2nd
with Megan Beaumont
with Megan Beaumont
Kitesurfer.alex1990 4 Sep, 2013 Lead dog
Colin Scotchford 29 Aug, 2013 Lead
Andy_B39 22 Aug, 2013 Lead O/S
with Sam Tolhurst
with Sam Tolhurst
Pete_Frost 16 Aug, 2013 Lead O/S Gets better as you go up. Weaves about a bit.
Gets better as you go up. Weaves about a bit.
Hidden 27 Jul, 2013 Lead dog
magsb 23 Jun, 2013 2nd
with rockcat, John Roberts
with rockcat, John Roberts
air 29 May, 2013 Lead O/S
Lloyders 29 May, 2013 Lead β An OK route, but 3 stars??? Haha.. No.
with air
An OK route, but 3 stars??? Haha.. No.
with air
Hidden 25 May, 2013 2nd O/S
jstringer 25 May, 2013 Lead rpt
with Rye
with Rye
Takacs 25 May, 2013 Lead O/S
with Annie Rose Byass Clark
with Annie Rose Byass Clark
ksjs 21 May, 2013 Lead rpt
with Rhys
with Rhys
ksjs 6 May, 2013 Lead O/S Really nice, quite reachy and at least one pull on a fairly small edge.
Really nice, quite reachy and at least one pull on a fairly small edge.
caradoc 4 May, 2013 Lead Safe slab climbing, what could be better?
with john b
Safe slab climbing, what could be better?
with john b
Hidden 1 Mar, 2013 2nd O/S
Tim Sparrow 3 Nov, 2012 Lead
with Piers Nesbitt
with Piers Nesbitt
augustus trout 20 Oct, 2012 Lead O/S
with Phil Jarvis
with Phil Jarvis
Hidden 4 Sep, 2012 Lead O/S
Hidden 26 Aug, 2012 Lead O/S
fizzychewitt 28 Jul, 2012 Lead Excellent route, really enjoyed the moves on this
Excellent route, really enjoyed the moves on this
Alastair 21 Jul, 2012 Lead
with Claire Duffield, Jane Edwards
with Claire Duffield, Jane Edwards
JasonV 8 Jul, 2012 Lead fine climbing on small ledges - excellent route
with Chris
fine climbing on small ledges - excellent route
with Chris
Hidden 12 May, 2012 Lead O/S
harold walmsley 2 Feb, 2012 Lead O/S First route of a very cold day (temps ~ 0C), 7 layers on upper body, fingers wooden on route but warmed up nicely with gloves back on again at the bottom.
with Colin Struthers
First route of a very cold day (temps ~ 0C), 7 layers on upper body, fingers wooden on route but warmed up nicely with gloves back on again at the bottom.
with Colin Struthers
Hidden 28 Jan, 2012 Lead O/S
piersg ??, 2012 Lead
Danjones 15 Nov, 2011 Lead dog One rest passing second bolt as I was too far right!
with Craig roberts
One rest passing second bolt as I was too far right!
with Craig roberts
Ian Andrews 6 Nov, 2011 Lead O/S
with Norman Clacher
with Norman Clacher
thecurlyone 15 Oct, 2011 Lead O/S
with Rjbm
with Rjbm
eugeneth 24 Jul, 2011 Lead O/S
with Dan Carne
with Dan Carne
jstringer 2 Jun, 2011 Lead β
Anoetic ?May, 2011 Lead β
Hidden 5 Mar, 2011 2nd O/S
nickcanute ??, 2011 -
Rob Evans ??, 2011 Lead O/S Fun climb
Fun climb
Hidden 8 Oct, 2010 Lead O/S
RhedwrMynydd 8 Oct, 2010 2nd O/S
HeatherF 21 Aug, 2010 Lead
Hidden 21 Aug, 2010 2nd
John H Bull (tcfka Bullybones) 23 May, 2010 Lead O/S
Hidden 4 May, 2010 Lead O/S
bryn 4 May, 2010 2nd
mr mills 3 May, 2010 Lead O/S
with Elfyn (chang)
with Elfyn (chang)
beesleys 16 Apr, 2010 Lead O/S
with ian llj
with ian llj
gazbrownbear ??, 2010 2nd O/S
chrisdavies 12 Nov, 2009 Lead first ascent with ian.
with I.LL.JONES
first ascent with ian.
with I.LL.JONES
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Voting
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High 6a
Mid 6a
Low 6a
High 5c
Mid 5c
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Votes cast 23
Votes cast 23
Style of Ascent
Lead
Followed
Toproped
Not Set
Onsighted
Repeated
Flashed (β)
Dogged
DNF
Redpoint
Not Set