Rockfax Description
A fantastic climb on perfect rock with a thin start. Place some small wires then clip the thread from the right. Move up to better holds and good protection beneath the bulge. Pull rightwards to gain the hanging crack and follow this to the top. © Rockfax

FA. Stuart Cathcart, G.Swindley 30.8.79 30/Aug/1979

Ticklists: Clwyd Limestone Top 50 List, Suggested routes stripes should do....

Sophie Nunn 18/Jul/17 Lead O/S
with Andy P
georgenvk 15/Jul/17 2nd dog
with cem
cem 15/Jul/17 Lead O/S

Claiming the onsight as I last did it 8 years ago.

Jmpollard 04/Jul/17 Lead O/S

Felt steady after the bold start. Nice route.

Hidden 04/Jul/17 2nd
luke384 18/May/17 Lead O/S


with Skates
Nathan Chrismas 29/Apr/17 Lead O/S

First E2 onsight.

with Timms
Hidden 18/Aug/16 Lead dog
alastairbegley 10/Jun/16 2nd O/S

Should have lead it. Nice route.

Nick Russell 10/Jun/16 2nd

Fun route, would do again

Alex Winter 10/Jun/16 Lead O/S
with Nick and Alastair
Stanners 27/May/16 Lead β

good line. Led after belaying Matt.

with Fiend
The Grist 20/Mar/16 2nd
with Tom Doldon
redjerry 20/Jul/15 2nd O/S
with Robert Duran
morganator 07/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with John Roberts
Hidden 06/Jun/15 2nd
mattfarr 25/May/15 Lead O/S
with Simon
marlow83 ??/2015 -
GrantB 05/Jul/14 2nd
with Curly
Chriswallis2 05/Jul/14 Lead rpt
with GrantB
Chubbard 29/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with C Godfrey
switch 26/Jun/14 Solo rpt
with Sion, Leanne
Ben1983 21/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Adam Booth 07/Jun/13 2nd rpt
with Rich Pickford
Ally Smith 10/May/13 Solo rpt
Hidden 22/Sep/12 2nd rpt
Harry Thorpe 22/Sep/12 Lead O/S
mark20 02/Sep/12 Lead O/S
JBO 26/Aug/12 2nd O/S
edinbed 28/Jul/12 Lead O/S
M0untainM0nkey 31/Mar/12 TR dog
Hidden 16/Mar/12 2nd rpt
tlmarjot 16/Mar/12 2nd O/S
with Chris Todd, Dave Morse
david morse 16/Mar/12 Lead β
Hidden 26/Feb/12 2nd O/S
GazzerM55 ??/2012 -
Fran S8 01/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Sep/11 2nd O/S
Rob Pitt 21/Aug/11 Lead rpt
with Helen Pitt
Mike_Hayes 14/Aug/11 Lead O/S

Scary start - not too bad afterwards.

belay bunny turned bad 14/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with loundsy
Hidden 14/Aug/11 2nd β
rockjedi 07/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Keith Sharples, Julian Heath
Cowflinger 24/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Pete Lewis
goi.ashmore 03/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with James Rees
Toby Dunn 15/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Andy Reeve
petellis 14/May/11 Lead dnf

Nice one Ally...

thrutch 29/Apr/11 Lead
with Sven
Ally Smith 06/Apr/11 Lead O/S

Over-rated and over-graded. HVS 5b? 2*?

Chriswallis2 06/Apr/11 Lead O/S

Lead on Ally's gear

SR1970 ?/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Aug/10 Lead O/S
tedj234 07/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Kate Campbell
conorjclarke 23/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Jul/10 2nd O/S
pauldrew 16/Jun/10 2nd
caradoc 22/May/10 Lead
with john b
dread-i 09/May/10 2nd RP

Had several attempts at the overhang.

with papillon
spidey 22/Apr/10 Lead
with chris silverstone
phil stubbs ??/2010 -
Pete Horn 26/Sep/09 2nd
with Charles
cem 26/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with Pete Horn
Rich Kirby 27/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Kev
Hidden 22/Aug/09 Lead O/S
fennerz 13/Aug/09 Lead O/S


with Simon
metal arms ?/Jul/09 Lead O/S
mynyddresident ?/Jun/09 AltLd
with Kelly
Hidden 18/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Lee Proctor ??/2009 Lead
Hidden 27/Sep/08 2nd dog
Hidden 21/Sep/08 Lead O/S
Mark A Humphries 15/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with gary wood
phil stubbs 02/Jul/08 -
with rob greaves
mux 10/Jun/08 -
with Dave Almond
dts 11/May/08 2nd O/S
Hidden 11/May/08 -
ColinD ??/2008 Lead rpt
willson ??/2008 2nd
Ed Booth ??/2008 Lead
Adam Booth 21/Oct/07 Lead O/S
Adam Booth 21/Oct/07 Lead O/S
danny 7a+ 11/Jul/07 Lead
with kev
kevin k 11/Jul/07 Lead
with dan
katie75 ?/Jul/07 Lead
with dan
ColinD ??/2007 2nd
guyblackwood 30/Sep/06 TR rpt
with Mark Jones
guyblackwood 17/Sep/06 Lead O/S

really is a thin start- great route

with Lee
Hidden 11/Aug/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Jul/06 2nd
csalvage 18/Jul/06 2nd O/S
with Gary
Hidden 04/Jul/06 Lead
nige ?/May/06 Lead
with mark hounslea
Hidden ??/2006 Lead O/S
Mark Riley ?/Mar/05 Lead O/S
daveayton ??/2005 Lead O/S
with C Harney
The Grist ??/2004 Lead O/S
with Nick Allsop
Robmwatt ??/2000 Lead
phardman 22/May/97 Lead O/S
ColinD ??/1997 2nd
Shaved Atom ??/1996 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Jul/95 2nd O/S
uphillnow 08/Jul/95 Lead

possibly Sandy

Hidden 14/Aug/94 Lead
Strong Steve 11/Jun/94 Lead O/S
Stoney Boy 10/Jun/94 Lead O/S
with Bob Marks
Roget 07/May/94 Lead O/S
with jon
John Marsland 01/May/94 2nd
with Allen Newby
pete johnson 30/Jun/93 2nd
with Andy Robinson
Hidden 29/Jul/89 2nd
MikeYouCanClimb ??/1989 -
with Graham Evans
Hidden 15/Jun/86 Lead
Hidden ??/1986 -
Brian Wilderspin 27/Aug/85 -
with Stan Vick
wynaptomos ?/Jul/84 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/1984 Lead
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