Rockfax Description
A fantastic trad line, which is about 10m right of the base of Clash of the Titans, in a small bay. Climb up into a cleft to where a crack leads up a slab to the level above. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
the obvious crack in the wall to the right of the main wall, where the crag drops to half hight

Ticklists: a State of Slate, North wales road to ruins HVS.

TobyA 18/Nov/17 Lead O/S
with DaveG
Dave Garnett 18/Nov/17 2nd O/S
with Toby Archer
andork123 15/Nov/17 Lead rpt
with Josh H, sam.carr21
youwillfindjimbo 20/Sep/17 2nd O/S
with Danny G
mop449 20/Sep/17 Lead O/S

Really nice crack.

with Jimbo
Astilath 30/Aug/17 2nd

Nice! Toejam!

emlynroberts 30/Aug/17 Lead
with Astilath, Karoliina Koivisto
ginger 24/Aug/17 Lead
webby2203 15/Aug/17 Lead O/S
with Griff
griff5800 15/Aug/17 Lead O/S

nice little climb, crack is wider than it looks from the bottom. would be an awesome intro to climbing slate cracks.

kelly_426 03/Aug/17 Lead O/S
with Jen
Amy UT 02/Aug/17 Lead O/S
with Karl Lingiah
*superchilled 01/Aug/17 2nd rpt
with Amy
Sarah Coulthard 30/Jul/17 2nd
Hidden 29/Jul/17 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Jul/17 Lead rpt
emc110502 29/Jul/17 2nd

Backed off, was going for lead on Dads gear. Did not like middle section.

Hidden 14/Jul/17 Lead
Jenn Franklyn 14/Jul/17 2nd
scarmichael 14/Jul/17 2nd
James Rigby 07/Jun/17 Lead rpt

Beaut crack

with Conor
ez does it 21/May/17 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/May/17 2nd
hotfeet 07/May/17 Lead
with David Hammond
ollychapman123 05/May/17 Lead O/S
*superchilled 04/May/17 2nd
with Jim
Makhani 04/May/17 Lead rpt
charley 01/May/17 2nd O/S
with Alex, Mark, Sam
MDR61 01/May/17 Lead O/S
with charley
MDR61 01/May/17 Lead O/S
andork123 01/May/17 2nd O/S
afearn91 ?/May/17 Lead O/S
theotherpetehill 15/Apr/17 2nd
with Georgina Brooke, Glynne Andrew
Georgina Brooke 15/Apr/17 Lead
tradisrad ??/2017 Lead O/S
static266 29/Dec/16 2nd rpt
Keiran O'Mahony 19/Dec/16 Lead O/S
justaddpowder 19/Dec/16 2nd
FrancisI 04/Dec/16 Lead O/S
with Naomi & Maddy
Jack_Clinch 03/Dec/16 Lead
Marq 30/Oct/16 2nd O/S
SteveM 30/Oct/16 Lead

Great line, wish it went on for longer!

with Marq
Cat Lawrence 17/Jul/16 2nd
with Nigel
Hidden 30/Jun/16 2nd
Ron Rees Davies 30/Jun/16 Lead
John Bunney 21/Jun/16 -
with Charlie
charlietorrance 21/Jun/16 Lead O/S

hand jamming toe squashing ha good though

Jenn_Stretton 12/Jun/16 2nd O/S

Seemed hard for a vs even on second but I guess it's 5a. Ball ache to get to

DaveThexton 12/Jun/16 Lead O/S
sheelba 14/May/16 2nd
Hidden 14/May/16 Lead O/S
whiteexplorer 13/May/16 Lead O/S

toe crushingtastic

with joe
gareth scott borthwick 05/May/16 Lead
Harry Ellis 05/May/16 2nd
dready ?/May/16 2nd

amazing crack this!

David Kay 17/Apr/16 2nd
Joel Miller 17/Apr/16 Lead O/S
with Hamish Cracket, Ellie Bailey
Moritz L 17/Apr/16 Lead O/S
BLodge 30/Mar/16 Lead
static266 23/Feb/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Jan/16 Lead
cameronr11 23/Nov/15 2nd O/S
bede.west 23/Nov/15 Lead O/S

cool! shame so short, worth more than a star

with cam ray, stu
Big Lee 17/Oct/15 2nd O/S
annak 17/Oct/15 Lead O/S
ErikWaskiewicz 03/Oct/15 2nd O/S
with Jana
Hidden 06/Sep/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Aug/15 2nd O/S
zimpara 11/Aug/15 Lead O/S

A great climb. Take some very strong toes and a good sense of balance.

with rob
megamonkeyman 11/Aug/15 2nd O/S

Awesome idyllic crack. Wish there was more of it. + struggled with a cam which made it at least E12 8a.

with jason
Little Amy 11/Aug/15 2nd O/S
with Paddy
griffithpatrick 11/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with amy trower
rushy11111918 07/Aug/15 Lead
with Ron Rees Davies
Ron Rees Davies 07/Aug/15 2nd
with Matt, Tizz
rob wmc 04/Jul/15 2nd O/S
with Alan
Alfie Maun 06/Jun/15 Lead O/S
M_Robinson 06/Jun/15 2nd
dickypips 26/May/15 2nd
with nick o neil
mattfarr 17/May/15 Lead O/S

Fun, fun, fun.

with Simon
aidanchitty 14/Apr/15 Lead
Hidden 14/Apr/15 Lead O/S
JoeCoxson 14/Apr/15 2nd O/S

Great crack

Wendy Watthews 14/Apr/15 2nd rpt
with JakeB.
DubyaJamesDubya ?/Mar/15 Lead O/S
with Andrew Bevan
Hidden 16/Nov/14 Lead
Hidden 14/Oct/14 Lead G/U
KeenClimber 29/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Ian Dugdale
wolf.leeb 16/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Alexis
Hidden 16/Sep/14 2nd O/S
RUDIN.J.D.H 26/Aug/14 Lead O/S

Nice climbing with good gear. Shame its such a short route

lcullum7 26/Aug/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 16/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Phil West 12/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Chris Tan
shed_hed 16/Jul/14 2nd dog

Nice little route. Was testing out cam placements in the crack on the way up, so effectively resting/pulling on gear.

andy75 15/Jun/14 2nd
with cem
emlynroberts 08/Jun/14 Lead
with Josh Roberts
Rampikino 01/Jun/14 Lead
with MMC Various
Hidden 04/May/14 2nd
Hidden 04/May/14 Lead O/S
Bernie L 04/May/14 2nd O/S
jordan taylor 04/May/14 2nd O/S
emlynroberts 28/Apr/14 Lead

Lots of protection, and nice climbing.

with Karoliina Koivisto
arandall 10/Apr/14 2nd O/S
Wendy Watthews 10/Apr/14 Lead O/S
tomwright1509 11/Jan/14 2nd O/S
Sol Armer 11/Jan/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Dec/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 10/Dec/13 TR O/S
Hidden 10/Oct/13 Lead O/S
guy757 23/Sep/13 -
Pete_Frost 21/Sep/13 2nd
with Megan Beaumont
Pete_Frost 16/Aug/13 Lead O/S

Suffers only from being too short. Brilliant route.

Hidden 09/Aug/13 Lead
morgan91 27/Jul/13 2nd O/S
BradleyWhite 27/Jul/13 Lead
ksjs 06/May/13 Lead O/S
Zoomer 21/Nov/12 Lead O/S

Brilliant but gutted its not longer, great a finger locks, proper hidden gem.

gingergeorge 21/Nov/12 2nd
Hidden 18/Nov/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Nov/12 Lead O/S
Bullybones 06/Oct/12 Lead O/S
with Neil
Lloyders 02/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Dave L
petellis 26/Aug/12 2nd rpt
with The short fuse
Hidden 26/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Aug/12 2nd
Tomos Davies 23/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Kevin Robert Jones 23/Jul/12 Lead O/S
emlynroberts 22/Jul/12 Lead

VS seems fair, good gear all the way.

with Paul Emmett
vinspin 22/Jul/12 Lead rpt

seconded this route a few years ago

ritchierich 22/Jul/12 2nd rpt
Hidden 22/Jul/12 2nd
Hidden 22/Jul/12 2nd O/S
Alastair 21/Jul/12 Lead
with Claire Duffield, Jane Edwards
fizzychewitt 08/Jul/12 Lead

Began to rain so had to ab off to get gear- like an ice rink

with Jon Price
Bob Windsor 07/Jul/12 AltLd
with paul trower
JasonV 22/Jun/12 Lead O/S

good crack climbing

with Mart
Mattlamb90 20/May/12 Lead O/S
with Tibbett
Hidden 19/May/12 2nd β
Hidden 19/May/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/May/12 Lead O/S
Bruce Houston ?/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Jan/12 -
Danjones 15/Nov/11 Lead rpt
with Craig roberts
Rob Davies 12/Nov/11 2nd
with Phil Ashton
Hidden ?/Nov/11 2nd
Lotte Stuer 28/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Jimbob, Jamie
thecurlyone 15/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Oct/11 2nd O/S
dionhughes 03/Oct/11 Lead dnf

Not good when wet. Try another day, when its nice.

with Frank
Sardien 23/Aug/11 Lead rpt
Alix Tyers 23/Aug/11 2nd O/S
with Illiana, Sophie
emlynroberts 23/Aug/11 2nd
with Serinde VanWijk
Hidden 23/Aug/11 2nd
Hidden 23/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Tesni 20/Jul/11 2nd rpt
Hidden 16/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Jun/11 2nd
gd303uk 07/May/11 2nd rpt

if only this was a longer and steeper route. good all the same lace it with as much gear as you like crimp and/or jam your way up, very nice.

with daveyb
daveyb 07/May/11 Lead O/S

Great crack climb with loads of gear

with gd303uk
Hidden 02/May/11 Lead rpt
gd303uk 01/May/11 Lead rpt
with Shelley Garvey
dionhughes 25/Apr/11 2nd

Good solid crack climbing.

with Frank
Frank Blakeley 25/Apr/11 Lead O/S

Great climb, fully enjoyable..

with Dion
Hidden 23/Apr/11 Lead
Hidden 23/Apr/11 Lead rpt
Hidden 22/Apr/11 Lead O/S
fizzychewitt 22/Apr/11 Lead
with Andy
gd303uk 22/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with John Rogers
Sardien 26/Mar/11 Lead O/S

wish it was longer - great climbing

with Simon Moore
Hidden 05/Mar/11 Lead O/S
mzchambers 04/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with I.L.J
Hidden 26/Feb/11 Lead O/S
climbingpixie 26/Feb/11 2nd

Nice route, shame it's not twice the length.

with Andy
victim of mathematics 26/Feb/11 Lead O/S

Underwhelming to look at, but great to climb. If only there was a bit more of it...

with J-Ro
Hidden 26/Feb/11 2nd
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
nickcanute ??/2011 -
Rob Evans ??/2011 Lead O/S

Great trad climbin

RhedwrMynydd 24/Oct/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Oct/10 Lead O/S
Noodles 13/Oct/10 Lead

A great climb in a great setting, well worth the walk in.

david morse 30/Sep/10 2nd O/S

best VS in the quarries

with chris todd
Hidden 30/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Sep/10 2nd
Keith Jones 08/Sep/10 2nd
with Chris
christoph owen 08/Sep/10 Lead O/S

good fun, shame its not longer

petellis 11/Jul/10 Lead O/S
jkarran 11/Jul/10 2nd

Good and clean, also a fairly unique feature in the quarries. Shame there's not another 10m of it.

with Pete
scorky345 04/Jul/10 2nd
tim20 02/Jul/10 Lead
Hidden 28/Jun/10 Lead
michael burrows 02/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with peter white, mike doyle
fizzychewitt 18/May/10 Lead
with Jayne
mr mills 03/May/10 Lead O/S
with Elfyn (chang)
Hidden 24/Apr/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 20/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Apr/10 2nd O/S
Ewan Russell 04/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Huw
dionhughes 23/Jan/10 2nd
with Wyn Price, Owen
ritchierich 23/Jan/10 Lead O/S

Little wet at bottom.

with Vinny, Alan Evans
vinspin 23/Jan/10 2nd β
with ritchie
gritrash0 ??/2010 -
Hidden 28/Oct/09 Lead
adam06 26/Oct/09 Lead

nice route! needs to be a bit longer to justify the walk up though. but one of the decent few sub E1s in the quarry. VS 5a lots of gear and more rests than you expect

cosreba 26/Oct/09 Lead O/S
willson 13/Oct/09 2nd
with Alun
Hidden 13/Oct/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Oct/09 Lead
Hidden 15/Aug/09 Lead
Glyn 13/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Amy
Keith Jones 08/Jun/09 Lead
with ali, David
Hidden 04/Jun/09 -
ChalkBall 19/Apr/09 Lead O/S
beesleys 15/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with phil
benchwarmer 24/Dec/08 TR
with Justina
Renegade_Pony 24/Dec/08 -
barni 07/Dec/08 Lead rpt
Renegade_Pony 07/Dec/08 2nd
with barni
barni 06/Dec/08 2nd
with james hayward
Keith Jones 14/Dec/07 2nd
with David
Rob Davies 02/Jun/07 2nd
with Phil Ashton
rob1 06/May/07 Lead O/S
with Tom Martin
Hidden ??/2007 2nd O/S
Hidden ??/2006 Lead O/S
Dringo ??/2006 -
Mark Reeves ??/2006 -
robkbangor ??/2004 Lead O/S
with Martin Jones
Hidden 14/Jun/03 Lead
Mark Riley ?/Sep/00 Lead O/S
with Stuart Greenall
julian allen 21/Aug/99 2nd
MjrTom ?/Jul/99 Lead O/S
stuart100 ?/May/98 Lead O/S
with Claire Graham
Dax 24/May/97 Lead O/S

Good pro but hard climb.

Rob Davies 29/May/94 Lead
conradallen 31/Mar/90 2nd
chrisdavies ??/1990 -
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