Rockfax Description
A winding route which tackles the impressive wall between Pedestal Crack and The Corner. Great sustained climbing leading to a thrilling climax high on the wall. Start by scrambling up to below Pedestal Crack and start just right of this at a rib.
1) 4b, 20m. Climb the rib for 8m until you can head right into an easy groove. Follow this up and left to a stance on the top of the pedestal.
2) 5b, 40m. Move right along a ramp/ledge to a groove then climb this to a hand-traverse. Move right along this then up to a ledge. Climb upwards steadily until a move right gains a blind flake. Sprint up this to finish. © Rockfax

Ticklists: North Wales Rock Graded List, Ultimate E2 ticklist, Alex's Wales ticklist.

Hidden 05/May/17 AltLd
Dave Almond 05/Mar/17 2nd

Very cold but superb route

with Tom Ripley, Philip Ingle
Climbingspike ??/2017 -
Lenny 17/Sep/14 2nd O/S
with Chris
Gudge 17/Sep/14 AltLd O/S

P2. Bloody amazing especially the finish - one of the best pitches I've ever done!

Hidden 02/Jul/14 Lead
Hidden 29/Jun/14 AltLd O/S
nathanlee 29/Jun/14 AltLd O/S

Top wall is great! Nice to climb in the sun!

Mr. K 21/Jun/14 AltLd dog

I lead the first HVS pitch, bodged the crux on my first attempt so lowered off and climbed it solidly on my second try. I found the E2 pitch absolute nails and the crux sequence very difficult to read. I needed a short rest on the ropes before blasting through. An amazing piece of climbing in a very intimidating situation.

James Oswald 21/Jun/14 AltLd O/S

Kyle lead P1, I lead P2. P2 has a mildly bold start, then the traverse is a little strenuous but not too bad. Then the first hard section on Silhouette up the groove is tough but much easier because I'd done it last year. The final section is pretty runout, but it gets a bit easier as it goes. Lovely!

Rachel Slater 18/Jun/14 AltLd O/S


tim newton 18/Jun/14 AltLd O/S
Allanfairfechan ??/2014 2nd
with Dave Woodcock
Bob ??/2014 -
Hidden 27/Jul/13 AltLd O/S
HAJ Francis 13/Jul/13 AltLd O/S
Stuart_Burbidge 13/Jul/13 AltLd O/S

Lead pitch 2. Great climb!

Hidden 12/Jul/13 AltLd O/S
Abi Chard 12/Jul/13 AltLd O/S

Led P2

with Ian
mike lawrence? 09/Jul/13 Lead

Really fantastic climb but the top blind crack is not the crux which was a relief!

with Colin
Hidden 09/Jul/13 2nd O/S
wi11 07/Jul/13 AltLd O/S

P1 - climbed rib to right of pedestal crack as crack was wet. Climbed after work, first trip to Cloggy

with Ben
dan gibson 18/Jun/13 2nd rpt
with alice thompson
Alice Thompson 18/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Mark Leicester 10/Jun/13 Lead O/S

Fantastic and well-protected wall climbing.

markalmack 10/Jun/13 2nd O/S

tres bon!

Hidden 09/Jun/13 Lead O/S
georgedunton 04/Jun/13 Lead O/S
jcw ??/2013 -
Luke Brooks ??/2013 -
Dave Rumney 27/May/12 Lead

Never found the thread described. Blind flake is relatively easy to protect.

with Tanya Milner
manwithacam 26/May/12 AltLd

very windy on wall, and was bit concerned about ropework. very good climb, bold upper section unless you escape out right.

with Mike R
Owain Llewelyn 14/Jul/11 Lead
with Dad
givemetea 04/Jul/11 AltLd O/S

P1 5a, P2 5b - led P1

dan gibson 04/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with roslyn mckendry
Hidden 03/Jul/11 2nd O/S
frank ramsay 03/Jul/11 2nd

Cracking route. Difficult middle bit.

with Dave Turnbull
dan ely 03/Jul/11 AltLd O/S
with terry
Dave Turnbull, BMC 03/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Frank Ramsey
Ed Babs 18/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Harry
khawk 22/May/10 AltLd O/S
with DT
datoon 22/May/10 2nd O/S
with K
soph 01/Jan/10 -
Pete Graham 27/Jul/08 Lead
with Rick Graham
Hidden 04/Jun/06 Lead
Hidden 11/Jul/05 Lead
Rich Kirby ?/Jul/05 2nd
with Ash
tom.e ?/Aug/04 2nd O/S
with Charlie Everett
pete johnson 28/Sep/02 Lead O/S
with Phil Moore
dickypips ??/2002 Lead O/S

found the blank groove quite tricky.excellent

Martin Bennett 19/Aug/96 -

3* not just 2

with MT
Hidden ?/Jun/96 AltLd
michael burrows 20/Aug/95 AltLd O/S
with richard parry
Hidden 06/May/95 2nd
Hidden 06/Jun/93 2nd
Mike Owen 16/May/92 Lead rpt
with Al Phizackerlea
Hidden 21/Jun/88 Lead O/S
charlesmfrench 28/Jun/86 Lead O/S
Seymore Butt ??/1985 Lead
with Spuz
Hidden ??/1984 AltLd
Neil McA 27/Aug/80 2nd O/S
with Someone called John I met in The Pass
uphillnow 19/May/80 2nd
with john stanger, Al Bennett
Chris Craggs ??/1980 Lead
Mike Owen 29/May/77 Lead O/S
with John Roberts
Steve Lewis 26/Jun/76 2nd
with sharpie
Hidden ?/Jun/76 AltLd
sharpie ?/Jul/75 Lead O/S
with PL
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