This climb goes to the left of craig dhu wall up a large sloping left crackline. 2 overhangs on the left. Above the first overhang move out left smearing and holding on to the undercuts as you traverse left to a slanting crack and safety. Crux can be easily protected. The second pitch is interesting and moves over 2 overlaps to the top. A tree on the left can be used to abseil down with sling & link in situ.

Simon & Ray 29/Sep/2007

Ticklists: North Wales Rock Graded List, 100 Best Wales Mid Grade Climbs, Glyn's North Wales mid-grade ticklist.


ClimberDateStyle
milena 12/Aug AltLd O/S
with Dave
Pinguville 10/Aug 2nd O/S

in one long pitch , nice variation worth doing , the lower part is quite different and deffo vs climbing !

with George
George_Surf 10/Aug Lead O/S

90 mins c2c. in 1 big pitch, the main part of the route going direct is good, out across the hanging slab on undercuts.the upper groove is balancy and bold.

pie_eater_pete 01/Aug AltLd O/S
with bwestwood
Dirty Knees 13/Jul AltLd O/S

Led p1 of standard route, p2 took direct finish

Hidden 13/Jul AltLd O/S
peter.ravenscroft27 19/Jun AltLd
with rene
JendeHoxar 04/Jun Solo O/S
FlavioL1989 04/Jun Solo O/S
with Jenny
Hidden 03/Jun Lead
MarkRoe 19/May 2nd O/S

All in one pitch.

cavemancolumbus ?/May Lead
with Oli
Graeme Hammond 23/Apr Lead O/S

Excellent, led both pitches, traverse out left to avoid the overhang felt fairly full on for VS! Lovely contrasting 2nd pitch where you need to be carefully to protect.

with Becky E
PeteMc 18/Apr 2nd
Hidden 18/Apr Lead O/S
Shaw Brown 15/Apr Lead
judith neaves 15/Apr 2nd
with Shaw Brown, kelly brown
kellyb (velvet.mustard) 15/Apr 2nd O/S
Tony Holdsworth 26/Mar 2nd
Martin Haworth 26/Mar Lead O/S
with Tony
The old James turnbull 24/Oct/16 2nd
with aiden
fweatherall1 22/Oct/16 AltLd
Si 11/Oct/16 AltLd
with Tom W, beckycoles
beckycoles 11/Oct/16 AltLd
with Si
nodwas 29/Sep/16 AltLd
with suds_01
suds_01 29/Sep/16 AltLd
rachelpearce01 23/Aug/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/May/16 2nd
Dan Vaj 15/May/16 AltLd O/S
with Khalid
khalidq 15/May/16 AltLd O/S
joedean ??/2016 -
Tim Sparrow ??/2016 -
Hidden ??/2016 -
cem 10/Sep/15 AltLd O/S

Led p1. Pete ended up finishing up the top pitch of the ordinary route, though.

with Peter Debbage
Hidden 30/Aug/15 AltLd
fizzychewitt 30/Aug/15 AltLd

Led p1. Traverse is committing but not hard. There is now a jammed cam in the underclings, urggh...

with John Norman, Alun
Hidden 30/Aug/15 AltLd O/S
Hidden 12/Aug/15 Lead O/S
Andrew Sloan 19/Jul/15 AltLd O/S

Agnes led up first pitch but couldn't commit to crux move, so set up belay just below.

with Agnes
Hoyes 11/Jul/15 AltLd O/S
with Alex S
martrin 07/Jul/15 Lead
with Sarah Kekus
Hidden 19/Jun/15 2nd O/S
Hidden 19/Jun/15 Lead O/S
9fingerjon 06/Jun/15 Lead
with Matt
Hidden 06/Jun/15 2nd
ASchwirtz 29/May/15 Lead O/S

Claire led second pitch.

KeenClimber 26/May/15 AltLd O/S

P1 lead, P2 second.

soph 23/May/15 Lead
with Helena Robinson
Jen Crook 15/May/15 Lead
with Fred Mersch
morganator 11/May/15 AltLd O/S
with International Meet Guest
jimxxx ?/May/15 AltLd

with chris

j.buckley87 11/Apr/15 AltLd O/S
Hidden 25/Mar/15 AltLd
Hidden 21/Mar/15 AltLd O/S
Hidden 19/Mar/15 AltLd O/S
foostu4 19/Mar/15 AltLd O/S
ian bryant ??/2015 -
southern_smit ??/2015 AltLd
Hidden 15/Nov/14 AltLd
Dave Warburton 15/Nov/14 AltLd O/S

Went straight up steep crack. Oops.

Dizz 30/Jun/14 AltLd rpt
with Martina
cat22 12/Jun/14 2nd dnf
with Mike
mike mo ??/2014 -
Allanfairfechan ??/2014 AltLd
with Cant remember so long ago
HVSJames 06/Oct/13 2nd O/S
BenRyle 09/Sep/13 AltLd O/S
with Dan, Dan Ely
smallerrich 02/Sep/13 AltLd O/S
danpyrs 10/Jun/13 2nd
dicky79 25/May/13 2nd rpt
with Pete
Adrianw 05/May/13 AltLd
malteserEd 05/May/13 AltLd
Alex Mason 17/Feb/13 Lead O/S

Led both pitches. Nice moves.

with Nat White
tim20 ??/2013 -
Steve Wakeford 27/Sep/12 2nd
Dom Cordner 27/Sep/12 AltLd O/S

Sopping Wet ..... Ming-fest at the bottom

djking1983 17/Sep/12 2nd

MIA ASSESS

dan-8990 30/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with SE
sgl 28/Jul/12 Lead
with Seaweed
John Brayshaw 24/Jul/12 AltLd O/S
with Erica
erica 24/Jul/12 AltLd

Did as 3 pitches. Led middle

with John
martrin 21/Jun/12 AltLd

did the normal finish because it started raining, was a bit worried

with Sarah Kekus
carl_123 04/Jun/12 AltLd rpt
Duncan Campbell 23/May/12 AltLd

Lead p1 to the hollow block belay. Tricky move, definitely 5a. Jess put in a good effort leading the top of the normal Creag Dhu Wall, considering she hasn't climbed outdoors for ages. A great little day out.

with Jess
highclimber 15/May/12 AltLd
with ADHD
Hidden 15/May/12 AltLd O/S
Hidden 13/May/12 Lead O/S
ads 12/May/12 AltLd

led pitch 1.

Happy Wanderer 06/May/12 AltLd O/S
with Mike D
MD 06/May/12 AltLd O/S

Led p1

with Jo
xusa 03/May/12 2nd O/S
Carl Simmons 16/Apr/12 2nd
Mark Young ?/Apr/12 AltLd O/S
with Helen
PaulTanton 26/Feb/12 Lead O/S

Cold

with Anita Grey
Hidden ??/2012 -
Hidden ??/2012 -
Callum Anderson ??/2012 -
Andy Clarke 29/Aug/11 AltLd O/S

Led P1.Just as good as the original.

with Alex, Ralph
victim of mathematics 08/Aug/11 AltLd O/S

Led P1. Felt quite hard.

crossdressingrodney 08/Aug/11 AltLd O/S
Ann S 23/Jul/11 2nd

Crux on first pitch not quite as desperate as I thought it might be.

with Adam
Adam1973 23/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Ann S
Hidden ?/Jul/11 AltLd
Different Steve 18/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Clare
Dizz 11/Jun/11 Lead O/S

Traversed a bit far left through some tricky but nice moves and ended up on One Step in the Crowds, finished up P2 of this, in a single pitch. Nice climb!

with Ruth A
Hidden 28/May/11 AltLd
david morse 09/May/11 AltLd O/S
with Glyn+Alex (Romania)
hellboundblr 02/May/11 AltLd

Me P1, Steve P2.

with Steve P
stevepotter 02/May/11 AltLd
with Bryan
Glyn 21/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Ellie, Trystan
tobydunford 12/Apr/11 AltLd O/S
with Harry Martin
dan ely 27/Mar/11 2nd O/S
with jon (ukc reading)
Hidden 01/Mar/11 Lead
Hidden ??/2011 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
escalade ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
PAJames ??/2011 -
PAJames ??/2011 -
Rory Shaw ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden 02/Oct/10 AltLd
brockers 02/Oct/10 AltLd O/S
Abi Chard 15/Aug/10 AltLd O/S
with Ian
Hidden 15/Aug/10 AltLd O/S
Ben1983 17/Jul/10 AltLd O/S
Bex_M 17/Jul/10 AltLd O/S
with Ewan Buckingham
Hidden ?/Jun/10 AltLd
Hidden ?/Jun/10 AltLd O/S
Hidden 09/Apr/10 2nd
Hidden 09/Apr/10 AltLd O/S
JRSB1991 ?/Apr/10 AltLd O/S
Liam FLeming 07/Mar/10 -
with paul james, james hayward
chrisallan 07/Feb/10 Lead O/S
krusty23 06/Feb/10 2nd
with Malcom Fraser
sionjosh ??/2010 -
Hidden ??/2010 -
simeclimb68 ??/2010 -
Sparky!!!3 04/Oct/09 AltLd
dicky79 16/Aug/09 2nd O/S
with James W
Brendan 15/Jul/09 AltLd

Led P1, although I may have gone the wrong way. Exciting overhang anyway.

with Paul
3 Names 14/Jul/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Apr/09 Lead O/S
dan gibson 14/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with chris
cavemancolumbus ?/Mar/09 Lead O/S

As one pitch

with dan
Sgt. Vest 21/Feb/09 Lead dog
Hidden 21/Feb/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/Oct/08 AltLd O/S
popov86 19/May/08 -
Marcus ??/2008 -
tumbling wizard ??/2008 -
tumbling wizard ??/2008 -
Hidden 04/Oct/07 AltLd O/S
sdawson1 28/Sep/07 AltLd O/S

good climb - led the crux - nice

with Ray
Hidden 09/Sep/07 Lead O/S
Bob M 07/Aug/07 AltLd
Hidden ?/Aug/07 Lead O/S
MikeT ?/May/07 AltLd O/S
with MO
hils theaker ??/2007 2nd
climber sim ??/2007 -
mikelaing ?/Oct/06 Lead O/S
caradoc 26/Jun/06 AltLd O/S
with john b
Chris Wright 09/Apr/06 -
Dale ?/Jan/06 AltLd O/S

lead the crux pitch

with johny
GScot38 16/Aug/05 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Aug/04 AltLd
Hidden 22/Feb/03 Lead
Hidden ??/2003 -
rlrs ??/2001 AltLd
with Olly?
Mark Davies PK ?/Dec/00 AltLd O/S
with Laura
DavidR 28/Aug/99 AltLd O/S
with John Marston and Nathan Rippin
Hidden ?/Aug/99 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/98 Lead
sdht ?/May/96 -
mikej 13/Aug/95 Lead
with M
Cowflinger ?/May/95 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Mar/95 AltLd
Ched ??/1995 Lead O/S
with Glanfor
Hidden 22/Aug/94 AltLd
GuyM ??/1994 -
mattnuttall 30/Mar/91 AltLd O/S
with Alan Holden
Nick Biven ??/1990 -
Nick Biven ??/1990 -
Hidden 01/Aug/85 Lead O/S
mikej 07/Sep/83 AltLd
with Mike Byles
AlanLittle ??/1982 -
mikej 05/Oct/80 Lead
with Mike Mason
Ian Clare ??/1980 -
granitbahn ??/1975 AltLd
uphillnow ??/1970 -
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