24m.

Rockfax Description
A reasonable route with a few bold moves. Link the start of Where Are My Sensible Shoes? to the top of Drowning Man via a small ramp-line. © Rockfax

M.Dicken, S Dicken 20/Mar/2007

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All the Llanberis SLATE sport @ 6a & 6a+, Slate Sport, Slate Mastery

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User Date Style Notes & Partners
The lanky man 16 Oct Lead O/S Didn't enjoy climbing this from start to finish! Not my style of climbing I guess, but found it much harder than the grade would suggest. Slopey-lay-backy holds and precarious balancey moves with bits of slime and seepage along the way, ugh.
with Kim TM, thescaredclimber
Didn't enjoy climbing this from start to finish! Not my style of climbing I guess, but found it much harder than the grade would suggest. Slopey-lay-backy holds and precarious balancey moves with bits of slime and seepage along the way, ugh.
with Kim TM, thescaredclimber
Wendy Watthews 23 Jun 2nd O/S
JoeCoxson 23 Jun Lead O/S Weird. Looks easy from the floor, but very awkward on route
Weird. Looks easy from the floor, but very awkward on route
alex_shurik 6 May Lead dog
with Gethin, tommills
with Gethin, tommills
ClimberPentir 10 Apr Lead Great
with Andy Gardiner
Great
with Andy Gardiner
Andy Peak 1 10 Apr Lead O/S Awesome
Awesome
Sam Brown 26 Mar Lead rpt
with jess bryne, zak, Natalie Brown
with jess bryne, zak, Natalie Brown
Callum Clark 17 Nov, 2018 Lead O/S
ferdia 15 Sep, 2018 TR
with Tessa Lyons, Andy Moles
with Tessa Lyons, Andy Moles
Andy Moles 15 Sep, 2018 Lead
with Tess, ferdia
with Tess, ferdia
Maddie 6 Sep, 2018 Lead dnf No idea what to do, must have been missing something!
No idea what to do, must have been missing something!
MaxPrescott 14 Apr, 2018 Lead β
Binigo 8 Apr, 2018 Lead RP Quite a lot harder/bolder than 6b when soaking wet...
with Glyn
Quite a lot harder/bolder than 6b when soaking wet...
with Glyn
Lewis Perrin Williams 24 Mar, 2018 -
with Kim
with Kim
rurp 10 Oct, 2017 Lead O/S 6b+6c wet and covered in green slime
with bill farmer
6b+6c wet and covered in green slime
with bill farmer
Hidden 25 Sep, 2017 Lead O/S
Matthew Davies 27 Aug, 2017 Lead RP Mid section made hard if you dont have ape like reach. First bolt is high off the deck.
with Sean Breza
Mid section made hard if you dont have ape like reach. First bolt is high off the deck.
with Sean Breza
James Beaumont 19 May, 2017 Lead O/S Shit bolting, a fall at the end of the traverse would be nasty
with Misha , Max, Crimps
Shit bolting, a fall at the end of the traverse would be nasty
with Misha , Max, Crimps
steven_daniels99 17 May, 2017 Lead
Hidden 1 May, 2017 TR
Phil4000 1 May, 2017 Lead O/S
with Jo Boyd
with Jo Boyd
BTphonehome 21 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S
Saurusrock 25 Mar, 2017 Lead O/S I made a bit of a meal out of the first couple of clips by getting quite high on the route but got there in the end!
with Mondane Fouqueray
I made a bit of a meal out of the first couple of clips by getting quite high on the route but got there in the end!
with Mondane Fouqueray
KeenClimber 7 Sep, 2016 Lead O/S
with Darren Lee
with Darren Lee
Glyn 23 Jul, 2016 Lead O/S
with Amy UT
with Amy UT
jonleighton 21 Jul, 2016 Lead O/S
Emily C 21 Jul, 2016 Lead O/S Really enjoyed this! Interesting climbing.
Really enjoyed this! Interesting climbing.
Pimwuh 19 Mar, 2016 Lead O/S
with Elliot
with Elliot
Hidden ??, 2016 -
Hidden 26 Oct, 2015 Lead O/S
EdGeall 26 Oct, 2015 Lead O/S
Hidden 26 Oct, 2015 Lead O/S
Keiran O'Mahony 8 Jul, 2015 Lead O/S
with Kit
with Kit
Hidden 7 Jun, 2015 Lead O/S
tim newton 1 Feb, 2015 Lead β
Rachel Slater 1 Feb, 2015 Lead rpt A bit wet.
A bit wet.
Sarahcrowsley 12 Oct, 2014 Lead
Hidden 5 May, 2014 Lead O/S
Joepenfold 20 Apr, 2014 Lead O/S
spidermonkey09 1 Apr, 2014 Lead O/S
Hidden 1 Apr, 2014 Lead dnf
Big Lee 29 Sep, 2013 Lead O/S My first 6a+. Some great sloping lay-back moves up the rising traverse, although the very last moves at the top felt the crux. Awesome.
with annak
My first 6a+. Some great sloping lay-back moves up the rising traverse, although the very last moves at the top felt the crux. Awesome.
with annak
annak 29 Sep, 2013 2nd O/S
with Big Lee
with Big Lee
Hidden 1 Sep, 2013 Lead O/S
eugeneth 1 Jun, 2013 Lead O/S This gets 6a+ in the guide and thought it hard 6a+ at that.
with Dan Carne
This gets 6a+ in the guide and thought it hard 6a+ at that.
with Dan Carne
Dale ?Mar, 2013 Lead dog Whats going on, felt hard fell off crux got my hands wrong. Another good route on a very good wall
with dave
Whats going on, felt hard fell off crux got my hands wrong. Another good route on a very good wall
with dave
Calder 29 Sep, 2012 Lead dnf Made a right botch of the start, peeled, and next thing I know I'm being escorted to Bangor in a helicopter. Cock.
with andyob
Made a right botch of the start, peeled, and next thing I know I'm being escorted to Bangor in a helicopter. Cock.
with andyob
Paul ablitt 14 Jul, 2012 -
with Iain grey, Rushy
with Iain grey, Rushy
Dan Hale 14 Jun, 2012 Lead O/S Probably 6a if you read the moves correctly. Small cam or nut useful for protecting last move as it's above a ledge.
with dan ely
Probably 6a if you read the moves correctly. Small cam or nut useful for protecting last move as it's above a ledge.
with dan ely
Chris the Tall 12 May, 2012 2nd dog Bit of french free on the first bolt, bit of a rest on the second, can't even blame the wet bits. Some good moves but surely at least 6b
with jamiev
Bit of french free on the first bolt, bit of a rest on the second, can't even blame the wet bits. Some good moves but surely at least 6b
with jamiev
jamiev 12 May, 2012 Lead O/S Excellent route but sandbag. F6b.
Excellent route but sandbag. F6b.
Rachel Slater 15 Apr, 2012 Lead O/S
HIGHTOWER 30 Mar, 2012 Lead dnf Only got to second bolt.
with Tom Hansford
Only got to second bolt.
with Tom Hansford
ksjs 12 Mar, 2012 Lead dnf Why the **** bolting! What I did was good (trickier than it looks from the ground) but with damp holds and thoughts of the rope scything I backed off before getting stood up in Drowning Man. Needs an extra bolt.
with Rich
Why the **** bolting! What I did was good (trickier than it looks from the ground) but with damp holds and thoughts of the rope scything I backed off before getting stood up in Drowning Man. Needs an extra bolt.
with Rich
BenRyle 23 Feb, 2012 Lead O/S
pauldrew 7 Jan, 2012 Lead
NickHarms ??, 2012 -
Cailean Harker 13 Nov, 2011 Lead O/S
harold walmsley 13 Nov, 2011 2nd O/S Caused problems for several people. Probably at least 6b. Found it harder than Drowning Man and would be more bold to lead. Not well bolted.
with Mark Hounslea, Colin Struthers
Caused problems for several people. Probably at least 6b. Found it harder than Drowning Man and would be more bold to lead. Not well bolted.
with Mark Hounslea, Colin Struthers
Ian Andrews 13 Nov, 2011 2nd β Committing to lead from the 2nd bolt to 3rd. Was wet in places. 6b maybe +.
with Norman Clacher
Committing to lead from the 2nd bolt to 3rd. Was wet in places. 6b maybe +.
with Norman Clacher
pearson9596 6 Nov, 2011 Lead O/S
with Jeff, Jess Campbell
with Jeff, Jess Campbell
Kevin Robert Jones 25 Aug, 2011 2nd O/S Unnerving... even when seconding. Slate was wet and slippery in places. Enjoyed it though
Unnerving... even when seconding. Slate was wet and slippery in places. Enjoyed it though
Tomos Davies 23 Aug, 2011 Lead O/S My first lead climb! Midges everywhere, but other than that it was a good experience!
My first lead climb! Midges everywhere, but other than that it was a good experience!
climbing son 17 Aug, 2011 Lead O/S
Amazoniangirl 17 Aug, 2011 2nd
Tesni 25 Jul, 2011 2nd
wolf.leeb 27 May, 2011 Lead O/S
with hosey
with hosey
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