Rockfax Description
Climb direct up the wall above the orange scar. © Rockfax

FA. Doug Kerr 5.6.86 05/Jun/1986

Ticklists: Clwyd Limestone Top 50 List.

Hidden 24/Sep Lead rpt
ClimbCJH 07/Sep 2nd dog
emma1987 31/May Lead O/S
seanlikeskites 21/May Lead dog
Hidden 11/May TR rpt
Tadams 30/Apr Lead
with Eugene
AndrewRoberts89 09/Apr Lead
with Ollie Pickup
lukey13 30/Oct/16 Lead RP
Oliver.Pickup 22/Oct/16 TR dnf
Sophie Nunn 22/Oct/16 Lead O/S
with Olly P, Anna
Hidden 16/Sep/16 Lead RP
GLO 11/Sep/16 TR dog

Only two attempts Hard to read crux sequence

seanlikeskites 31/Jul/16 TR dog
Ian Bell 24/Jul/16 TR RP

3rd go. Pretty technical crux

Hidden 17/Jul/16 TR dog
Allan Watson 17/Jul/16 TR
psborland 03/Jul/16 Lead β
terragait 23/Jun/16 TR
with deej
deejmonkey 23/Jun/16 TR
with rob, len
Joedt 30/May/16 Lead O/S
spalice 17/May/16 Lead RP

Suuuuper cool route!!! Amazing mono to 3 finger slot move, followed by mega-high rockovers using perfect sidepulls. Brilliant!!! (.....Oh yeah and I didn't even mention the fang!...)

with Luke Foster
adamre12 19/Apr/16 Lead G/U

Hard to read but not all that hard for 6c.

Tom Gale 17/Apr/16 TR RP
with Becca, Pierre, Ken, Nico, Dan
Hidden 10/Oct/15 TR dog
Jack93 20/Sep/15 Lead rpt
Phil Davidson 29/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with Al Stewart, jim hewson
Reyno87 23/Jul/15 Lead
Jack93 19/Jul/15 Lead RP
NickHarms 05/Jul/15 -
Hidden 04/Jul/15 Lead O/S
doman11hate 04/Jul/15 Lead RP
with Mark
terragait 11/Jun/15 2nd
with deej
deejmonkey 11/Jun/15 Lead
with rob
Kap 07/Jun/15 Lead dog
with Sean
SeanSmith 07/Jun/15 2nd
with Perry
psborland 24/May/15 Lead dog

1 OS attempt, 2 rp attempt

with Nick
nige 04/May/15 Lead
with Louis Hunt, jay hunt, jenny hunt
GouldHarry ??/2015 Lead RP
najki_2000 24/Aug/14 Lead RP

Last tried 3 years ago when it was a fairly big project. Nice to see I found it a lot easier today. Such a lovely climb that I didn't mind leading it again just to collect quickdraws from the 6a+ on the left

IanD353 27/Jul/14 Lead rpt
with Ailsa
Hidden 22/Jul/14 Lead RP
Paulie78 22/Jul/14 Lead dog
Hidden 15/Jul/14 Lead dnf
Metz 30/Jun/14 Lead RP
Will Murphy 27/Jun/14 Lead RP
Andy Myers 26/Jun/14 Lead RP
Chubbard 26/May/14 Lead dnf


with C Godfrey
FreddieSmith ?/May/14 Lead O/S
with Rhys Evans
Hidden 19/Apr/14 Lead dog
AB744 09/Apr/14 Lead O/S
FreddieSmith ?/Apr/14 Lead RP
dmannion ?/Jan/14 Lead dog
hollysingleton ??/2014 2nd dog
Hidden 05/Oct/13 Lead RP
Hidden 08/Sep/13 Lead β
Hidden 24/Aug/13 Lead RP
Hidden 09/Jul/13 Lead dog
Hidden 20/Jun/13 TR
Hidden 30/May/13 TR RP
Hidden 30/May/13 Lead dog
mattfarr 22/May/13 Lead RP
eduardo 19/May/13 Lead dog

Very tough crux sequence which I didn't really get, maybe one to toprope before next lead attempt

with Ken Tranter, Roger F
The Grist 18/May/13 Lead β
with Paula lockett
pauldrew 01/May/13 Lead
dmannion ?/Jan/13 Lead dog


permanenttrauma ??/2013 TR RP
Hidden ??/2013 -
saffy ??/2013 Lead
Roger Cruse 14/Oct/12 TR dog
with Kris
Maxim2023 ?/Oct/12 Lead O/S
with Kate Tarrant
kate tarrant ?/Oct/12 TR dog
Hidden 29/Jul/12 Lead O/S
tomparrott 05/Jul/12 2nd
with DJ
deejmonkey 05/Jul/12 Lead
with Tom
MD 10/Jun/12 TR dog
with Mark H
Hidden ?/Jun/12 Lead
Luke Owens 28/May/12 Lead RP
with Charles
esp821 25/May/12 TR O/S
paddy1024 09/May/12 -
btc 05/May/12 Lead dog
with Bob Workman
rw7399 05/May/12 2nd O/S
SteveHi 31/Mar/12 TR O/S
Sam Cooke 31/Mar/12 TR dog

With two rests - good sustained face climbing - not my style, however.

deklan 20/Mar/12 Lead dog
with chris
Luke Owens 10/Dec/11 TR RP

Finally cracked it on top-rope. Awesome crimpy crux moves. Bring on the redpoint!

Hidden 06/Nov/11 Lead RP
najki_2000 21/Aug/11 Lead dog

next time clean

with Chris Rose
deejmonkey 14/Jul/11 Lead
with matt
pauldrew 13/Jul/11 Lead
najki_2000 29/May/11 TR RP

took a few attempts to figure out the best sequence

with Chris Rose
mynyddresident 25/May/11 Lead dog

Ahh daft mistake, next time...

with jez
danJBA 30/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Diggler 16/Apr/11 Lead RP
with Johnny
Hidden 18/Mar/11 Lead O/S
PAJames ??/2011 -
scylla750 ??/2011 Lead RP
with mill
Hidden 30/Oct/10 TR dog
Hidden ?/Oct/10 Lead RP
migs493 26/Sep/10 Lead O/S

Felt very hard, perhaps as it was the seventh route! Lowered off three times before unlocking the move - still feel it was a fair onsight.

with RS
Jim the Baker 25/Sep/10 Lead β
climbing_wiggy 25/Sep/10 TR dog
with Ian, Leon
Hidden 03/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Dave Almond 22/Jun/10 TR
with A Crook
NeilGriffiths 22/Jun/10 Lead RP
with Dave Almomd, Adam
A Crook 22/Jun/10 TR
Emma-Louise Anderson 16/Jun/10 TR dog

Definitely one to nail next time : )

with Wez Inskip
DannyK 03/May/10 Lead dog
with pep, Katie
Spillers 11/Mar/10 Lead O/S
with Jake
Jakey4060 11/Mar/10 2nd
Chubbard 19/Feb/10 Lead dog

Awesome little route.

with C Godfrey
Hidden 13/Feb/10 Lead β
cliff jones ??/2010 Lead
Ed Booth 02/Nov/09 Lead
with Si Marlow
groovy_nut 19/Oct/09 Lead RP

A really nice technical climb, similar to Traction Control.

with Phil
Sophie Nunn 19/Sep/09 2nd
Ben Harper 19/Sep/09 Lead RP
with shane
caradoc 09/Sep/09 Lead G/U
with emma v.
DrGav 21/Aug/09 Lead dog

Felt hard for 6c and reachy too. Could be my rubbish footwork of course.

with Dave
David Martin 21/Aug/09 Lead dog

Fingery and fun. Well worthy of two stars.

with DrGav
Hidden 05/Jul/09 Lead RP
tedj234 08/May/09 Lead O/S
with Kate Campbell
HeatherF ?/May/09 Lead
metal arms ?/May/09 Lead dog
skittles 26/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Apr/09 Lead
embob 05/Apr/09 TR dog

Did all the moves, just not at the same time!

with Alex
TiffTiff 21/Feb/09 Lead O/S
with Steve M
gnc760 24/Jan/09 Lead RP
with Lee
matt30987 ??/2009 Lead RP
with Dad
Hidden ??/2009 Lead O/S
Diggler 01/Nov/08 Lead dog
with @ndy
RCrockford 01/Nov/08 TR
with Mark D
Hidden ?/Sep/08 TR RP
Noodles30 ?/Sep/08 TR
smallerrich 07/Aug/08 Lead rpt

Finally got this clean

with Will Nicholls
pauldrew 11/Jun/08 Lead
Hidden 07/Jun/08 Lead O/S
samwisethebrave2 07/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Tom Roberts and Rhydian Morris
phil stubbs 03/Jun/08 -

ticked off the last route on the best piece of rock

Jamie Light 05/May/08 2nd dnf
with Matt
Ian Broome 03/May/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Apr/08 Lead O/S
Martin Cleaver ?/Apr/08 -
Hidden 09/Feb/08 Lead
dts 09/Feb/08 Lead O/S
Jakey4060 ?/Feb/08 Lead β

Lost skin....Nath was funny!

SMc ??/2008 Lead O/S
with Anne
SMc ??/2008 Lead O/S
with Anne
dicky79 30/Dec/07 TR dog
with Pete
dannyboy83 04/Nov/07 Lead O/S
feilx 03/Nov/07 Lead O/S
with Heather
Hidden 21/Oct/07 TR
Marti999 05/Oct/07 Lead O/S
with Guy Buckingham
Hidden 06/Sep/07 TR
Carl Smethurst 26/Aug/07 Lead rpt
with Ian Pickles, Dave Pemberton
Hidden 17/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Aug/07 Lead O/S
rwm7131 24/May/07 Lead RP
Ben1983 20/May/07 TR dog
Dan 85 07/Feb/07 Lead O/S
with Rob
Hidden 03/Feb/07 Lead RP
Hidden 03/Feb/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Dec/06 TR
IanD353 ?/Oct/06 Lead O/S
with Ailsa
John Marsland 03/Jun/06 2nd dog
with Goi
goi.ashmore 03/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with John Marsland
dicky79 30/May/06 Lead RP
with Pete
Lee Proctor 04/Feb/06 TR
with Paul Bolger
Mark Riley 14/Jan/06 Lead rpt
ASchwirtz 29/Oct/05 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Oct/05 Lead O/S
Rob Davies 25/Sep/05 TR dog
with Phil Ashton, Andy Gee
Hidden 18/Sep/05 2nd β
Hidden 29/Aug/05 2nd
Carl Smethurst 01/May/05 Lead dog
with Ian Pickles, Dave Pemberton
daveayton ??/2005 Lead O/S
with C Harney
Hidden ??/2005 Lead
Hidden 02/May/04 2nd
tunaficiency ??/2004 Lead dog
Rob Davies 07/Mar/03 TR dog
with Les Goram
Mark Riley ??/2003 Lead O/S
NeilGriffiths 19/Jul/97 -
with paula
Stoney Boy 11/Jun/94 Lead O/S
with Bob Marks
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