CharlotteHoyle 26/Aug/17 2nd O/S

Our longest pitch climb. Very tiring 6hr climb. A couple of the pitches were tough, but mostly enjoyable climbing. Not much for placements.

with Sean Fox
Hidden 19/Jun/17 Solo O/S
Andrew Sloan 26/May/17 AltLd rpt

A lovely day out in glorious sunshine. 6 pitches in 3 hours.

with Steve Grove
John Bunney 25/May/17 Solo O/S

Fab route, dry rock in approach shoes. Straightforward route finding, a little bit of polish, but nothing like horned crag route. Dropped down from the summit and solo'd back up, 45 mins round trip.

LJJ77 25/May/17 AltLd

A hot and humid day with a long walk in but good mountain route in great surroundings, done in my big boots to save my sore toe joints (breaking in new shoes) scrappy lower pitches were made up for with some nice ones further up led last pitch only as it was easier to because Neil had built anchor from the rope and no other placements available, Neil led all the rest of the pitches to save time as there was 5 of us in total and 3 in our party and it was Reg's first climb

with Reg, Neil
static266 11/May/17 Lead O/S

Amazing route with some good value pitches for the grade, well protected. Led all in 6 pitches: 1, 2&3, 4&5, 6&7, 8&9, 10.

Hidden 07/May/17 AltLd O/S
G Weatherley 29/Oct/16 2nd

Very wet day so chose to simul climb this one instead of our intended fine weather plan. Started in think mist and pitch black to top out at midday. Continued via watkin to snowdon summit, above the cloud level, and descended down the pyg. Great adventure day in sopping wet conditions

with Ed Walker
Hidden 11/Oct/16 2nd
ig248 07/Aug/16 Lead O/S
with Rohan
snowcat 19/Jul/16 AltLd

13 hr day from Pen y Gwryd, bus up to Pen y Pass, 2 hr walk in - 8 pitches and descend over Liwedd's tops and walk back to cars. Damp stances made some of the slab pitches awkward. The knife edge arete too much for me. P8 the groove really tricky. Nice to top out on the path.

with Lindsay Griffin
Neil Watson 11/Jun/16 2nd

The main objective of doing this route was so CJ could nab the Geocache. Did it in boots, which with damp rock/drizzle made it a fair bit more difficult. Great route but the guide can be a bit vague especially lower down; following the polish seemed the better option. Got to the belay above, what I would call the notch and had trouble finding the route. Abbed down two pitches then went back up the same. Found the way to the left, under the over hangs. Great route and would do it again in an instance.

with CJ
Dale Finnie 28/May/16 AltLd
Hidden 25/Mar/16 AltLd
jon_gill1 25/Mar/16 AltLd O/S

a great fun route, we moved together till the start of the climbing proper then i led 2 pitches then si led 2 pitches and so on. A great day out in big boots and sunshine!

with big Si
Mike Roger ??/2016 -
Tim Sparrow ??/2016 -
Climbingspike ??/2016 -
Abu777 18/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with Nick Helm
Ben Hollands 04/Jul/15 Lead O/S

Some nice positions. Found some parts surprisingly hard though we were in boots and it was wet!

with Dan the man
David Maddison 09/Jun/15 AltLd O/S

A very worthwhile route! Don't forget to bring lots of layers even on a sunny day!

Hidden 09/Jun/15 AltLd O/S
Hidden 06/Jun/15 AltLd
r.greaves 22/May/15 AltLd
with Ian smith
cymjt 21/Apr/15 AltLd O/S

P1, P3+4, 6+7 and 10. Great route, a good adventure!

evansliam 19/Apr/15 2nd O/S

very windy climb even though the weather said it was going to be calm, and the crag gets very little sun throughout the day.

with William Bovington
RossT 08/Apr/15 Lead
mattx1123 06/Apr/15 2nd O/S
Darrell Read 06/Apr/15 AltLd

Robbie led P1-5, Darrell led P6-10

odari 05/Apr/15 -
hoppojoe7 10/Jan/15 AltLd O/S

got lost towards top ended up on slabby mossy icy crap. stu slipped with no gear in place. saved our lives with ridge jump... promptly after he bought me a beer!!

tonevert ??/2015 AltLd O/S
with Dave
Hidden ??/2015 -
Bobling 15/Nov/14 AltLd

My first mountain route. Very enjoyable when not in imminent danger of slipping off of the wet greasy rock. Highlight was the exposed step right onto the start of the 5 star ridge.

with Dave B
Hidden 15/Nov/14 AltLd O/S
BALD EAGLE 15/Nov/14 Lead
with Rob Horler
morgan91 30/Sep/14 AltLd O/S

very low visibility, very damp, brilliant day!

Hidden 03/Aug/14 AltLd
aneate ?/Aug/14 -
Bobby Pearson 23/Jul/14 Lead O/S

V hot sunny day. Excellent climb, the ridge section was short but v nice, exposed. Tim had a moment! After topping out took in Lliwedd summit and then a dip in Llyn Llydaw. Fantastic mountain adventure

with Tim Pearson
rogerskews 07/Jul/14 AltLd
with Martin Coward
Phil Hutchinson 21/Jun/14 AltLd

Moving Together. Then up Lliwedd, then Snowdon, then down Crib Gogh.

with Helen King
boucherjl 15/Jun/14 AltLd O/S

Sjoerd lead pitch 1, moved together pitch 2, I lead pitch 3-4, Sjoerd lead 5-6, I lead 7-8 (ended up on Arete as more protected, quite bare near top, brought Sjoerd up to solo finish), Sjoerd lead 9-10. Amazing day with sun and clouds. Started climbing around 9:00am - topped out at 3:30pm. People on Avalanche Route had an accident on Pitch 1 - mountain rescue called. :(

Hidden 15/Jun/14 Lead O/S
scottidog 08/Jun/14 AltLd

Horseshoe finish

peachos 08/Jun/14 AltLd

Got a bit off-route near the top. Finished off with a loop of the horseshoe. Great day.

Robertspd2 ?/Jun/14 AltLd

moving together for the majority

Fiona McFarlane ?/Jun/14 Lead O/S

Moving together, done with one change of lead 2 hours

with Loic menzies
wilf 31/May/14 AltLd

fine weather, more like severe with the polish. joined p's 2&3, 5&6 + 7&8. me P1, 4,5,6,8 & 9 P's 4 to 9 sustained great climbing.

with Tom, Andy, nick f
strudles 26/May/14 Lead O/S

led all 10 pitches with jun

Hidden 24/May/14 AltLd O/S
Binder 24/May/14 AltLd O/S

Big boots in the rain! Nice route. Moved together most of the way.

with Chris C
Hidden 17/May/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 15/May/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/May/14 -
Hidden 28/Apr/14 2nd
nj.harris ??/2014 -
meanderthal ?/Nov/13 AltLd O/S
pwb1981 31/Aug/13 Lead O/S

soloed the first 3 pitches - took about 6 hours with Andrew and Stu seconding

Hidden 24/Aug/13 AltLd
Hidden 22/Jul/13 AltLd O/S
Hidden 22/Jul/13 AltLd
Malt_Loaf 21/Jul/13 Lead O/S

Moved together Alpine style; lovely romp up an impressive buttress. Followed by the Horseshoe.

Caralynh 20/Jul/13 AltLd

Mostly moving together with a bit of pitching where rope drag caused problems.

Hidden 20/Jul/13 AltLd
Josiemc 11/Jul/13 AltLd O/S

A nice climb, would have graded it a bit more of a hard Diff, Rock fall on pitch eight to look out for.

jonathandavey 30/Jun/13 AltLd O/S

A lot of moving together and running pitches together. Unfortunately the cloud came down so no views at all.

JdotP 30/Jun/13 AltLd O/S
with The Chosen One
Hidden 08/Jun/13 AltLd O/S
Pete_Frost 08/Jun/13 Solo O/S

Fun! Getting polished, but still good holds. Check out the perfect hand-crack below the belay at the start of the knife-edge pitch (like I had to when I dropped my guide book ;-) )

caradoc 06/Jun/13 Solo

This felt like a good route to solo in rockboots and dry conditions. Mainly positive holds although quite delicate in places. The route is well described in the guide although I missed the traverse right at the big spike and had to downclimb a bit.

sebbo 04/May/13 AltLd O/S

Soaking wet (rock shoes stayed in rucksack) and head in the clouds for parts of it - welcome to North Wales! Nice technical top out (off route) but shame it wasn't dry so we could have a go at Avalanche/Red Wall/Longlands continuation. Hopefully next time.

with Grant Brown
Yeknom ?/May/13 AltLd O/S
dickie01 01/Dec/12 AltLd

In boots as a rope of three

with Julian King, Joe Heasman
Hidden 06/Oct/12 AltLd O/S
Josh_West 29/Sep/12 AltLd O/S
Hidden 15/Sep/12 -
JasonV 09/Sep/12 AltLd

climbed in rock shoes - some small foot placements

Hidden 08/Sep/12 2nd
ojgrant 28/Aug/12 -

Climbed alpine style in big boots, really wanted rock shoes though. Not overlay difficult but thin foot placements all the way made it a bit interesting in big boots.

with Ben Humphreys, James Liggins
Ben0591 28/Aug/12 Lead

Climbed in B2 boots.

ollyroberts 13/Aug/12 AltLd O/S

Big boots. Very Wet!

with Ben
Hidden 09/Aug/12 Lead
Ramblin dave 08/Aug/12 Lead O/S

Awesome route - some great exposure and a real mountaineering feel. Mostly stayed on route apart from accidentally doing most of the direct finish, which felt about severe.

with Alison
sam_owen41 27/Jul/12 -
Clay C 02/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with Izzy
Hidden 26/May/12 AltLd dnf
Hidden 24/May/12 AltLd
Ash_Johnson 22/May/12 Lead
Jeavsy 22/May/12 AltLd

A fantastic mountain day out. Beautiful weather. Great location. Practicing moving as a team of 4 - Ash and I climbed as a pair and led first few pitches leaving the gear in place for Matt and Ian. Swapped over for last few pitches.

with Ash Johnson, Ian Lynch, Matt Hing
mark32 ?/Jan/12 -
Hidden 02/Dec/11 AltLd O/S
jon59 30/Nov/11 AltLd

Interesting day out in the rain and wind climbing the route in mountain boots

bob johnson 07/Nov/11 AltLd
with Rich Ball
mrmattwright 05/Nov/11 2nd O/S

Fun day out, did the whole route in Alpine style. Ran the first 5 together, and some of the others after that. 2 slightly difficult sections, cruised the first, but went off route on the second and had a awkward traverse move in an airy spot. Should have worn another jumper. Topped out and then headed for Snowdon. First ascent of that, then back the to carpark. Finished in the for a pint. Lovely.

with Alex Palmer, Adrian Fletcher
Chris Sansum 22/Oct/11 Lead O/S

Great route for a damp day!

with Frankie Pedley
Hidden 04/Sep/11 AltLd
mattfarr 30/Aug/11 AltLd
with Liam
Hidden 28/Aug/11 2nd
Adamski1986 28/Aug/11 Lead O/S

Wet Grassy and Horrible!!

with kerry
Clogwyn y Gwin 17/Aug/11 AltLd O/S
with Rob
Coops_13 20/Jul/11 Lead O/S

Did in 11 pitches as got confused on 8th pitch and had to down-climb a bit. Big boots

with Andy Cooper
Gazlynn 03/Jul/11 AltLd
with Stuart
scree 03/Jul/11 -
simo540 11/Jun/11 AltLd O/S

Climbed in 7 pitches - started in hail, topped out in the sunsine!

kitl101 11/Jun/11 AltLd O/S
cameron_hall 04/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Aaron Chee, Jess Campbell
georgenvk 04/Jun/11 Lead O/S
mes32 04/Jun/11 Lead O/S

Soloed first 2 pitches. 4th pitch went direct which was interesting! Not a lot of gear but great fun and never felt scary despite long run-outs. Confident first big mountain route day!

jwpil 28/Apr/11 AltLd O/S

Moved together, really nice ridge section.

with Ben
benscarter 28/Apr/11 AltLd O/S

moved together in hiking boots

with Jack
MJP 23/Apr/11 AltLd O/S

Sunny day. Nice route. Possibly missed route slightly at grassy traverse (P9) - unclear quite where to go up, but great outing

davidwright 22/Apr/11 AltLd
Hidden 22/Apr/11 AltLd O/S
Hidden 09/Apr/11 AltLd rpt
wiswilson 09/Apr/11 AltLd O/S
with Neil Lloyd
chrissy 17/Mar/11 AltLd
MoWalker3 17/Mar/11 AltLd
with chrissy
aussie ray 19/Feb/11 2nd O/S

Moved together on the climb, first time in wet and cold wales, very fun.

with Ben Lardy, Hamish
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
kelricho2000 17/Oct/10 2nd O/S

Second to last pitch (pitch 8) was definitely harder than a V Diff. Bitch of a walk in...the first 40m before the bottom of the Quartz zigzags was emotional and wet. No-one esle on crag, cloud came in mid way through which could have made route finding difficult. Need to identify the route from a distance initially and then pay attention to route all the way through.

with Mark Eddy
bobpilgrem 02/Sep/10 AltLd

'A Grand Day Out'- in 10 pitches as per definitive guidebook. Route finding straightforward.

with Bob/Tom
tompilgrem 02/Sep/10 AltLd O/S

Lead pitches 2 4 6 8 10 . Great route , crux is grooves on p 5+6 , other than that its all plain sailing and route finding is never a problem apart from traverse on p 8, just follow the polish !

with Dad
Hidden 31/Aug/10 2nd
Hidden 31/Aug/10 Solo
Hidden 11/Jul/10 AltLd O/S
Hidden 26/Jun/10 AltLd rpt
stevepotter 20/Jun/10 Solo
cjohn62 06/Jun/10 AltLd
with andy
cjohn62 06/Jun/10 AltLd
with andy
Hidden 30/May/10 AltLd
Hidden 30/May/10 AltLd
Hidden 30/May/10 2nd
Rich Kay 30/May/10 Lead
bms 25/May/10 AltLd
adam06 25/May/10 AltLd

climbed alpine style for the first time, cant beat a nice big route on a sunny day

paul birch 02/May/10 AltLd
Hidden ?/May/10 AltLd
Graham Westbrook ?/May/10 AltLd
mattkemp70 ?/May/10 AltLd
with Westy
lauramfletcher 24/Apr/10 AltLd O/S
2shortplanks 24/Apr/10 Lead
Hidden 24/Apr/10 AltLd O/S
Hidden 24/Apr/10 -
FrankW 24/Apr/10 AltLd rpt
with Mark Thompson
chrissy 17/Apr/10 AltLd
with Mo
Hidden ??/2010 2nd
deahutchins ??/2010 -
Microwired22 ??/2010 -
Hidden 24/Dec/09 Lead O/S
The Bad Cough 12/Dec/09 AltLd O/S
with Christian Minett, Tom Williams
asmith37 27/Sep/09 AltLd

Nice easy day out.Did in 7 pitches, led pitches 1,2,4 & 6, topped out in about 4 hours. First 2 pitches were very easy but hardly any protection, found having a 60m rope useful. Climbing was a lot better from then on, with a very awkward groove on pitch 4 just before the arete. Our pitch 6 up the steep quartz wall and steep groove were excellent.

Rich Kay ?/Sep/09 Lead

First two pitches very easy but not much pro.60m rope handy for 'run out' second pitch.

amthalmann ?/Sep/09 AltLd O/S
Rich Kay ?/Sep/09 AltLd
with Dave G
Hidden ?/Sep/09 AltLd O/S
Hidden 12/Aug/09 2nd O/S
KeenClimber 02/Aug/09 AltLd O/S
Howard J 19/Jul/09 -

Climbed alpine-style in big boots with Darren and Rachel Smith, following John Waterhouse, Fiona Leach and Adam on a separate rope. Good fun, but I found the wet groove near the top a lot harder than Diff! A big day out - we started from Llyn Gwynant campsite and came up the pipeline, then descended via the Watkin Path back to the campsite.

with Darren Shepherd
Hidden 05/Jul/09 -
industrialiceman 21/Jun/09 Lead β
dannymoo99 07/Jun/09 AltLd
with Chris (CC)
Hidden 05/Jun/09 AltLd O/S
Hidden 05/Jun/09 AltLd O/S
alwyn101 01/Jun/09 AltLd O/S
mic_b 25/May/09 AltLd O/S
with Skinner
Hidden 10/May/09 AltLd O/S
freemanTom 03/May/09 AltLd

Superb mountain day. Great route. Some snow about so winter ascent? And started hailing on final pitch.

snakes77 02/May/09 2nd

Climb started fairly straight forward, almost just a scramble. It got a little more tricky on the undercut groove, good fun tho. the knife edge is I guess what this climb is all about, not as hard as it looks - we did the climb in 8 pitches as a posse to the 10 which the book said. the last pitch I'm still not sure we went right or a little off route BUT it seemed alot more than a diff! but I still managed it with a little thought, which I certainly wouldn't of had a few weeks ago. The final pitch made the climb to be fair. Very good day out ...

with Monkey1
monkey1 02/May/09 Lead O/S

Fantastic day out, planned to go on to the Horshoe but opted for the shorter Eastwards descent as we were knackered by then. Did in 8 Pitches, all fairly straight forward with some nice exposure, 4th Pitch is the best up the exposed slab before getting on the arete itself. Need to be very careful to stay on route - We went off route on what should have been the last 2 easy pitches, and ended up doing a 40m pitch that felt more like severe (lots of gear though). Great day out, stunning scenery for the walk in and had the route to ourselves. My climbing partners 3rd big multi pitch

with Snakes77
size9hex ?/May/09 AltLd O/S

Weather too dicey for Avalanche / Red Wall / Longlands, but superb time had on our plan B route. Couple of moves felt delicate in big boots.

danleyden 21/Feb/09 AltLd O/S
with Chris Townsend
jon thompson27 ??/2009 AltLd
with Alex Thompson
mikemartin 11/Oct/08 AltLd
Glyn 12/Sep/08 AltLd O/S

Moved together

with Trystan
Ben Griffiths 27/Jul/08 Lead


Hidden 23/Jun/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 16/Jun/08 2nd
Hidden 03/May/08 Lead
Hidden ?/Mar/08 AltLd O/S
bigbobbyking 27/Oct/07 AltLd
cat22 27/Oct/07 Lead O/S
with Caroline
Hidden ?/Oct/07 AltLd
Calder 15/Sep/07 AltLd O/S
with Ste
stemill 15/Sep/07 AltLd O/S
with Graham
Kaiser999 ?/Sep/07 AltLd
with Jonoh
Hidden 27/Aug/07 AltLd
IanGilbertJones 08/Jul/07 -
with Richard Garnett
the rec 23/Jun/07 AltLd O/S
with Jules
Hidden 05/May/07 Lead
DavidBarraclough ?/Mar/07 Lead O/S
RM199 ??/2007 -
fran04 ??/2007 AltLd
FrankW 17/Jun/06 Lead rpt
with Laura
Hidden 03/Dec/05 Lead O/S
MartinN ?/Dec/05 AltLd O/S
FrankW 23/Jul/05 AltLd O/S
with Joe
Hidden ?/Mar/05 AltLd O/S
Hidden ?/Mar/04 AltLd
Hidden 22/Mar/03 -
Tarquin ??/2003 -
Hidden 07/Sep/02 2nd
Tarquin ??/2002 -
TobyA ?/Nov/01 AltLd O/S
with Ed, Olly
Hidden 20/Oct/01 Lead
Mark Davies PK ?/Aug/01 Lead O/S

In the rain

with Will
Hidden 29/Jul/01 AltLd
Hidden 31/May/00 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Apr/00 AltLd
Hidden ??/2000 Solo
Hidden 05/Sep/99 AltLd O/S
Dom Goodwin 05/Jun/99 Lead
Tarquin ??/1999 -
Hidden ??/1999 AltLd
Hidden 09/Aug/97 AltLd
Ian Robertson 19/Jul/97 AltLd O/S

Hardest bits are near the top!

with Krystina Lotoczko
telemark ??/1997 -
with Joyce Ambrose
michaelb1 ?/Jul/95 Lead
with A Kenny
nickdonohue 20/May/95 AltLd

soloed intial pitches then moved together (but questionable decision, sparse gear)

with John Proctor
Rob Davies 01/Apr/95 Solo
plain kitten ??/1994 2nd
five ?/Dec/93 AltLd O/S
with JR
stokienomad 28/Oct/92 Lead

Rather cold and snowy.

stokienomad 24/Oct/92 Lead

very cold and snowing.

Hidden 02/Jul/92 AltLd O/S
Simon Caldwell ??/1992 AltLd

Sometime in the early 90s. Can't remember too much about it, other than we got slightly lost at one point, and it was great fun!

with Martin
Hidden 16/Jun/91 AltLd
Ian Archer 03/Jun/91 AltLd O/S
with Tony Green
Mark Riley ??/1991 2nd

1st ever multi-pitch route with JT and Steve James

alan moore ?/Dec/90 -

Xmas trip. Wet. Fog. Foul. Hard in big boots.

nigehughes ?/May/90 AltLd
with Bob Perry
Simon cook ??/1987 Lead O/S

Climbed twice once in pouring rain, continued around crib gogh a good day out in new boots with nige jagger

Falko 04/Jan/85 AltLd O/S

I have pencilled 'Excellent Route' in the 1972 Drasdo guidebook to Lliwedd

with Al W.
Richard Weller ??/1983 Solo
mikej 16/Apr/82 Solo
paul59 18/May/80 AltLd
with Paul Kirk
Bob M ?/Jun/79 -
with Roy Fisher
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