33m.

Rockfax Description
This long pitch with some good moves gives a memorable outing. The upper section is an amazing wall at the grade. © Rockfax

FA. Gary Gibson 21.2.89 21/Feb/1989

Ticklists: Clwyd Limestone Top 50 List.


ClimberDateStyle
1poundSOCKS 24/Apr Lead O/S

First bolt is high up. And the third "bolt" is a peg, but it looked pretty solid. Good climbing on the upper wall.

pauldrew 21/Apr Lead
BarbsMurray 21/Apr 2nd
with Paul
harold walmsley 20/Apr Lead rpt

Previous ascent done many years ago so pretty much a geriatric onsight. Excellent.

with Chris Calow
tom jefferies 19/Apr Lead O/S
with Kim Tirreyll-Marsh
Dave Almond 18/Apr Lead rpt
Dave Almond 04/Apr Lead rpt
with Pete Harrison
Dibster 02/Apr Lead RP
marclloyd77 12/Mar Lead rpt
Andy Peak 1 18/Feb Lead O/S

Good

with Theo
Theo Moore - UKC and UKH 18/Feb Lead β
with Andy
BenRyle 14/Nov/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Oct/16 Lead O/S
The Ivanator 28/Oct/16 TR

Awesome, one of the best UK Sports lines I've done. Climbing no more than 6b, but long, had to rest near top a couple of times.

with Sue
Hidden 23/Oct/16 Lead dog
Hidden 23/Oct/16 TR rpt
SMc 22/Oct/16 Lead rpt
with Mike, Sara, Anne
cem 15/Oct/16 Lead rpt

Soft for 6b+ but excellent nevertheless.

Dan Hostford 24/Sep/16 Lead O/S
with Johanna Jansson, Maddie Sweetman, Dennis Reddyhoff
pauline_chester 24/Sep/16 Lead dnf

still had four clips left to make. also pulled on one of the bolts to left to help me.

with Kev Lee
Hidden 19/Sep/16 TR dog
djwilse 19/Sep/16 2nd
with Ben
Lakesben 19/Sep/16 Lead O/S

Excellent route. Bolts feel a bit spaced but it's safe enough. A commitment to push on yields rewards.

with djwilse
allend 19/Sep/16 Lead RP
Rosyk 11/Sep/16 2nd rpt
Andy Nicholson 02/Sep/16 Lead O/S
with Spalice
spalice 01/Sep/16 Lead O/S
with Andy Nicholson
Hidden 09/Aug/16 Lead β
GouldHarry 31/Jul/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/Jul/16 Lead β
pauldrew 20/Jul/16 Lead
pauline_chester 20/Jul/16 2nd dog

Gets harder as you go past halfway

crossleysm 08/Jul/16 Lead O/S
with Tony Walker
mike8331 03/Jul/16 Lead
Hidden 03/Jul/16 2nd
Hidden 21/Jun/16 Lead rpt
Emilysaladfingers 31/May/16 Lead β

retro flash as warm up. Still a lovely route!

allend 30/May/16 Lead
with Becky
Becky 30/May/16 TR dog
Hidden 29/May/16 Lead β
Nick Russell 28/May/16 Lead O/S

Long and sustained with a few long reaches. Excellent climbing for the grade! Done on a 60m rethreading a bolt just above the ledge. A bit of a faff but I left the 80 in Bristol. Punter.

Hidden 21/May/16 Lead rpt
Hidden 16/May/16 Lead rpt
jamesidney 16/May/16 Lead dog
davebowes 16/May/16 Lead rpt
Jay-Ast 15/May/16 Lead O/S
with Rosyk
Rosyk 15/May/16 2nd dog
Daniel 15/May/16 Lead O/S
with Ian Bell
Ian Bell 15/May/16 Lead O/S

Excellent, pumpy as warm up! Prob only 6b moves but worth the grade for the length.

with Daniel
TimMorgan 14/May/16 Lead dog

Rested twice - should just push through

caradoc 08/May/16 Lead O/S
with SianKM
Daz8477 06/May/16 Lead O/S
with Dave G, Ed
jon_gill1 30/Apr/16 Lead rpt
with martin johnson, shaun
jjsk8a 30/Apr/16 Lead β

Had the benefit of the draws been in and some good beta after the crux had been done

with david wear
Hidden 20/Apr/16 Lead β
henry.jeffreys 13/Apr/16 Lead O/S
raymondlinklater 13/Apr/16 Lead β
with Laurence Everitt, Ethan Linklater, Henry Jeffreys
Alex Mason 09/Apr/16 Lead O/S
with Jemma Powell
Hidden 17/Mar/16 Lead O/S
Rooney90 ?/Mar/16 Lead O/S
SDM 27/Feb/16 AltLd O/S

Split it in to two pitches, then did it again on top rope to clean it after Michael got injured. Some fun climbing on good holds in a great situation, must feel a bit airy if it is at your limit!

with Michael
Hidden 19/Feb/16 Lead O/S
Emily Y ?/Feb/16 -
Stanners 30/Jan/16 Lead O/S

A long and impressive route! Very enjoyable and I even got a bit of sun! Spaced bolts and one missing lower down where there is a peg? Heavy with 2x60m ropes so I could ab off.

with Giles
bantamdave 20/Dec/15 Lead O/S
with Tony Maden
Derek Ryden 11/Oct/15 Lead O/S
with Chris Parkin
keith Lonsdale 04/Oct/15 2nd
andybirtwistle 04/Oct/15 Lead
LiziSnush 27/Sep/15 Lead

Top roped day before clean, lead clean

najki_2000 27/Sep/15 Lead O/S

Been on my list for quite some time but looked too intimidating. Quite exciting getting to the first high bolt especially for shorter - glad the draw was in. Good moves on headwall; didn't feel pumpy but quite airy and run out.

Hidden 26/Sep/15 Lead rpt
Hidden 26/Sep/15 Lead rpt
B.D.Shah 26/Sep/15 2nd
with Remus
Maddie 26/Sep/15 Lead O/S

Mega climb

Hidden 25/Sep/15 TR dog
Phil Davidson 17/Sep/15 Lead O/S
with Ste Foxley, Dave Greenald
ned_85 06/Sep/15 Lead
Hidden 20/Aug/15 Lead O/S
Luke Owens 18/Aug/15 Lead rpt
Hidden 15/Aug/15 Lead rpt
Luke Owens 11/Aug/15 Lead rpt

Twice

Becky 30/Jul/15 2nd O/S
pauldrew 29/Jul/15 Lead
dominic lee 25/Jul/15 Lead
with andy elliot
ADConway 21/Jul/15 TR O/S
Hidden 12/Jul/15 Lead rpt
Kap 11/Jul/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Jul/15 Lead O/S
jas128 08/Jul/15 TR β
Hidden 05/Jul/15 Lead β
Hidden 06/Jun/15 TR dog
Hidden 06/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Kipper-Phil Smith 10/May/15 Lead O/S
with Denis
Radical-G 09/May/15 Lead rpt
TraverseKing 04/Apr/15 -
Honey badger 93 29/Mar/15 Lead O/S
Wojtek Haase 15/Mar/15 Lead dog

muddy start of the outdoor season

Dogwood 01/Mar/15 Lead β

First outdoor sport route and longest route to date, with a hangover. Really nice climbing, fairly spaced gear (apparently) and should have extended a quickdraw at the break to reduce drag

FreddieSmith ?/Feb/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Jan/15 Lead
stemill 11/Jan/15 TR

Couple of laps to keep warm!

with Mike Buddle
stemill 02/Jan/15 Lead RP

Second go

with Richard
RCrockford 02/Jan/15 2nd
with Ste M
Hidden ??/2015 2nd
Dan Mckinlay ??/2015 Lead O/S
Andrew171 ??/2015 Lead rpt
Tenntenntuihn ??/2015 -
MikeSP 25/Oct/14 TR β
Hidden 12/Oct/14 Lead rpt
Nick Sherring 28/Sep/14 Lead O/S

Fantastic long route, keeps you interested all the way. Almost messed up the crux several times but worked something out using an undercut in the end.

with Dean
Hidden 27/Sep/14 Lead β
Robin Nichols 16/Aug/14 2nd O/S
with Roger
Roget 16/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with robin
Hidden 04/Aug/14 Lead
wazzalad20 29/Jul/14 Lead rpt

Great warm up!

with The Hulk
Hidden 13/Jul/14 Lead dog
Gympaul ?/Jul/14 -
deejmonkey 26/Jun/14 Lead
with Sammy
Chriswallis2 21/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Anna
Tala A 11/Jun/14 2nd rpt

Found this easier than last time

Hidden 21/May/14 Lead rpt
guy757 13/May/14 -
J1_TOV 18/Apr/14 Lead O/S
mallardhealhook 18/Apr/14 Lead dog

Need more stamina will tick it next time

Hidden 12/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Apr/14 TR dog
Hidden 30/Mar/14 Lead O/S
adrian perera 22/Mar/14 Lead RP
jon_gill1 09/Mar/14 Lead rpt
with ross garfoot
LiziSnush ?/Mar/14 TR dog
Jack Delaney 24/Feb/14 Lead O/S
with Emily Barnett
BrennyCo 18/Feb/14 Lead O/S

First proper outdoor lead.

jon_gill1 11/Jan/14 Lead rpt
with martin johnson
Hidden 11/Jan/14 2nd β
Sammy Oakes ??/2014 Lead β
with Dj
Hidden ??/2014 Lead
marlow83 ??/2014 -
Hidden 23/Dec/13 Lead
Robnort 08/Dec/13 Lead dog
Robnort 28/Sep/13 TR dog
Hidden 28/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Dan Jenkin 26/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Emma, Rebecca Partridge, Rich Jenkin, Gordon Jenkin
Hidden 26/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Happy Wanderer 10/Aug/13 2nd dog

Found the temptation to rest on a bolt too great to resist at the crux. Darn it! Reachy in places for the short but lovely steep, technical route. Comedy rope twist added to the fun.

with Mike D
MD 10/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Jo
Hidden 30/Jul/13 Lead rpt
wazzalad20 ?/Jul/13 Lead O/S

Best sport route I have ever done, amazing! Lovely wall climbing all the way

davebowes ?/Jul/13 Lead O/S

fun times on a 60m rope

Radical-G 30/Jun/13 Lead rpt
Radical-G 22/Jun/13 Lead O/S
JamesWilliams 26/May/13 Lead O/S

Brilliant climbing let down a little by the half way ledge but awesome upper wall

Hidden 25/May/13 TR β
pauldrew 15/May/13 Lead
mattfarr 02/May/13 Lead O/S

Awesome all the way.

Emilysaladfingers ?/May/13 Lead β
ejected ??/2013 -
drcorbasisgod 18/Dec/12 Lead O/S
with Marc Weisner
Diggler 17/Nov/12 Lead O/S
stemill 17/Nov/12 TR
with Graham
Tala A 06/Oct/12 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Oct/12 Lead
neilh 29/Sep/12 Lead dog
with Rob Davies
Rob Davies 29/Sep/12 2nd dog

Joint efforts got us to the top eventually but not in good style

al99 12/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with Tom Greenham
embob 11/Aug/12 Lead

Such a good route, felt brilliant to lead it. Fell off on second 3 years previous. Lovely sequence at the crux. Wet weather seems to have taken its toll, breaks were filthy. E (no A).

with Alex
Hidden 11/Aug/12 Lead
_m.cox_ 21/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Ed Booth 09/Jul/12 Lead rpt
with Anna Pugh
Hidden 01/Jul/12 Lead rpt
marky 02/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with Sharon
Hidden 22/May/12 Lead
Luke Owens 22/May/12 Lead O/S

Really psyched to get this On-Sight! Long routes I thought I'd have problems with but it didn't feel to bad! The crux is awesome and very technical and the finale is on some great strangely formed rock! Brilliant! We did it with a 60m rope tie the belayer in and you can reach good ledges to down climb. **

with Leon Bowen
Hidden 10/May/12 Lead dog
Hidden 06/Apr/12 Lead
marclloyd77 31/Mar/12 Lead RP

Second attempt.

with Tim
Hidden 26/Mar/12 2nd
Hidden 23/Mar/12 TR dnf
Hidden 11/Mar/12 Lead
Hidden 25/Feb/12 TR dnf
richardr 19/Feb/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Jan/12 Lead
Hidden 09/Jan/12 2nd dog
Dave Foster 27/Dec/11 Lead β

On Si's draws and with a bit of beta.

with Si 2
Hidden 27/Dec/11 Lead rpt
JBO 05/Nov/11 Lead O/S

Breaks full of smeggy stuff but was still a good route.

yarrow 19/Sep/11 Lead dog

Awesome climb - wish I'd just kept moving to the second ledge before resting. One to come back for.

with Josh D
Hidden 19/Sep/11 Lead O/S
jon_gill1 11/Sep/11 Lead O/S
ripper 11/Sep/11 2nd
migs493 10/Sep/11 Lead rpt
philhilo 04/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Aug/11 Lead
Hidden 29/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Ed Booth 23/Aug/11 Lead rpt
with Ollie Dreghorn
con321 17/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Twisty 14/Aug/11 Lead rpt
with Byron Buck
keith Lonsdale 04/Aug/11 2nd
andybirtwistle 04/Aug/11 Lead
deejmonkey 28/Jul/11 Lead
with Gaz
odox 25/Jul/11 Lead
with Matt Dowson, Sam Webb
odox 25/Jul/11 Lead
with Matt Dowson, Sam Webb
MDowson 25/Jul/11 Lead β
with sam webb, Ian Birtwistle
Laurence Everitt 22/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Jen Crook 21/Jul/11 Lead
simone.lombardi 13/Jul/11 Lead rpt

Finally!!!!

with Jairo Domingo
Hidden 11/Jul/11 Lead dog
lamma_hippie ?/Jul/11 TR
with John Dunne
migs493 26/Jun/11 Lead rpt
with RS
ben360 ?/Jun/11 Lead
Hidden 21/May/11 Lead O/S
matthewjames 10/May/11 Lead rpt
with Nick Jones, Sam Taylor
skip222222 10/May/11 Lead β
with Nick Jones, Matt Marshall
simone.lombardi 12/Apr/11 Lead dog
Hidden 06/Apr/11 TR rpt
Hidden 20/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Adam Clifford ?/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Jan/11 Lead O/S
uphillnow ??/2011 -
gnc760 21/Nov/10 Lead O/S
with Cleaver
metal arms 17/Oct/10 Lead O/S
migs493 25/Sep/10 Lead O/S
mynyddresident 08/Sep/10 TR O/S

In the dark with headtorch. 6b+ for length, not too hard ever but fairly sustained. Excellent.

with Phil
davidliu 05/Sep/10 Lead O/S
tedj234 05/Sep/10 Lead O/S
with David Liu, Kate Campbell
Hidden 02/Sep/10 -
EmilyElouise ?/Aug/10 2nd O/S
jamiev 25/Jul/10 Lead O/S

maybe best 6b+ i've ever done.

with Tom Lewis
Hidden 22/Jun/10 Lead rpt
matthewjames 05/Jun/10 Lead dog
with James Chapman, Fabian Pilgram
Ed Booth 28/May/10 Lead
deejmonkey 27/May/10 TR
with Damian
Daymo 27/May/10 TR O/S
with DJ
A Downing 23/May/10 Lead rpt
with Ben Monkton
A Downing 21/May/10 Lead O/S
with Andy Merrick, Ben Monkton
SamStokes 03/May/10 Lead dnf
bob johnson 25/Apr/10 -

very good workout

with Al Borrett, Rich Ball
bob johnson 25/Apr/10 -

very good workout

with Al Borrett, Rich Ball
AB1965 18/Apr/10 Lead rpt

With Bob and Rich. Good steep route and nice moves.

mick1jones 16/Apr/10 TR dog
with Chris Dale
hervenuttall ?/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with matty, ross
dicky79 21/Mar/10 Lead O/S
with Lottie
Joe Grondowski 13/Mar/10 Lead
Hidden 01/Mar/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Feb/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Feb/10 Lead
Richard Horn 14/Feb/10 Lead O/S
evyasb ??/2010 TR
Antony Mottershead ??/2010 -
Seymore Butt ??/2010 -
liam 22 ??/2010 Lead dog
kingholmesy ??/2010 Lead O/S
with Andy S
Hidden 18/Dec/09 Lead O/S
Billg 13/Dec/09 Lead O/S
with Megan Beaumont
dannyboy83 01/Nov/09 Lead O/S
with Gid
Glyn Davidson 26/Oct/09 Lead β

Lovely climbing up the black face above. Rob had already lead this so the QD's were in place. My first 6B+ onsight (if you don't include the fact that I'd watched Rob climb it).

with Rob Greaves
Allan Watson 18/Oct/09 Lead O/S
with Paul Greenhow
cem 10/Oct/09 Lead dog

1 fall

Hidden 03/Oct/09 Lead O/S
groovy_nut 23/Sep/09 TR β

Need to lead this complete

dts 21/Sep/09 TR O/S
Hidden 20/Sep/09 Lead
Hidden 20/Jul/09 Lead rpt
Abi Chard 18/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with Ian
Hidden 18/Jul/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Jul/09 Lead O/S
Daymo 08/Jul/09 Lead dnf

Didn't have a 70m rope. Had a look and will get it done

Hidden 08/Jul/09 2nd
Hidden 05/Jul/09 Lead
embob 05/Jul/09 2nd dog

Lovely, lovely route. Al got it clean, one fall for me. Will definitely be back to lead this.

with Alex
robbie9m ?/Jul/09 TR O/S
Hidden 26/Jun/09 Lead O/S
SMc 12/Jun/09 Lead O/S

Excellent

with Anne
porridgefan 09/Jun/09 TR
Dave Rumney 03/Jun/09 Lead
with Tanya Milner
Hidden ?/Jun/09 Lead
Hidden 09/May/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Ed Booth 29/Apr/09 Lead
with Roel Driesen
richardhopton 19/Apr/09 Lead RP
AndyM-LVB 19/Apr/09 Lead RP

Returned to lead this cleanly today, got it first time.

AndyM-LVB 18/Apr/09 Lead dog

Best sport climb I've done. Amazing. Will return soon to lead it clean.

richardhopton 18/Apr/09 2nd
Knoxy 05/Apr/09 Lead dog
with David Clough
Hidden ?/Mar/09 TR dog
mattyork2 28/Feb/09 Lead O/S
with James Gray and Pete Harrison
farmus21 28/Feb/09 Lead
with Matt Maynard Pete Harrison
matt30987 ??/2009 Lead RP
with Dad
fennerz ??/2009 -
Hidden ??/2009 Lead
climber96 ??/2009 TR O/S

Nice climbing long rope required!

with sean
abrom 23/Dec/08 Lead rpt
with angus kille, tom fenwick
anguskille 22/Dec/08 Lead O/S

pretty fun, reachy though

with Sean Roberts
Marti999 10/Oct/08 Lead O/S
with lorna
rob1 08/Oct/08 Lead
with Dave Williams
Hidden ?/Oct/08 -
Hidden 30/Aug/08 Lead
khawk 25/Aug/08 Lead
with DT
Ally Smith 03/Aug/08 Lead O/S
SGD 15/Jul/08 Lead

great wall at this grade, so many rest points but sooo long too - Brilliant

with Tom Relf
Hidden 12/Jul/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Jun/08 Lead rpt
Hidden 06/Jun/08 Lead rpt
Ed Booth 02/Jun/08 TR

Time trial - 2 mins 1 second.

with Roel Driesen
Ramon Marin 18/May/08 Lead O/S
with Rob Gibson
Hidden 08/May/08 TR rpt
samwisethebrave2 08/May/08 Lead rpt
with Tim Evans, Rob Ireson
Noodles30 ?/May/08 TR
Hidden ?/Apr/08 Lead
ksjs 16/Feb/08 Lead O/S

good climbing but quite airy up there - could really use some extra bolts.

with mark
smallerrich 27/Jan/08 Lead β

This just goes on and on, nice route though

datoon 26/Jan/08 Lead O/S
with MJ
dts 12/Jan/08 2nd dog
Hidden 12/Jan/08 Lead O/S
Mat Welsh ??/2008 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2008 Lead O/S
willson ??/2008 TR
with Rob Greaves
abrom ??/2008 TR O/S
Dale ?/Sep/07 Lead O/S

pleased with this good route first onsight 6b+

with johny
Jarin 26/Aug/07 Lead O/S
with Dave
Hidden 04/Aug/07 Lead rpt
John Marsland 28/May/07 2nd rpt
with Goi
goi.ashmore 28/May/07 Lead O/S
with Gary Gibson
Knoxy 04/May/07 TR dog
with Patrick Green
northerngreg ?/May/07 Lead O/S
with Chris Gibson
Hidden ?/Mar/07 Lead O/S
Macca_7 04/Feb/07 Lead O/S
jondude ??/2007 -
a_radiohead_fan ?/Oct/06 -
samwisethebrave2 20/Sep/06 TR RP
with Rob Ireson
Hidden 16/Sep/06 Lead
permanenttrauma 16/Aug/06 -

Yay

John Marsland 01/Jul/06 2nd
with Darrell Small
Rich Kirby ?/Jul/06 Lead O/S
with Hugh
Mark Riley 25/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with Patrick Green
Ed Booth ?/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with Roel Driesen
Lee Proctor 05/Feb/06 Lead rpt
with Paul Bolger
Hidden ??/2006 Lead RP
Hidden ??/2006 -
guyblackwood 25/Oct/05 Lead rpt

very long- but not pumpy, really enjoyable, glad of 70m rope- not a cm too long. Quite scary threading anchors 100ft up.

with Mark Jones
Mark A Humphries 17/Oct/05 Lead O/S
with dean howard
Hidden 13/Sep/05 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Jun/05 TR O/S
Hidden 08/May/05 -
nige ??/2005 Lead
with nick colton
Macca_7 12/Aug/04 Lead O/S

Good long route after Spain good weather too!

with Ann Fisher
Hidden 25/Apr/04 2nd
Hidden 12/May/03 2nd
Gary Gibson 21/Feb/89 Lead

First ascent trad at E4 5c. Aided my rwork covert from a very serious accident. Germany failed to protect her borders, she had got lost in the American dream. It becomes black and white, is it true what they say, they turn the day into night and black and white becomes.....

with Hazel
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Style of ascent
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