36m, 2 pitches.

Rockfax Description
Superb and steep climbing through the imposing yellow wall.
1) 16m. Scramble up the right-hand side of the huge grassy rock-triangle to an ample block-belay.
2) 4b, 22m. Climb a groove to the large overhanging tooth. Make an exposed step right to gain the base of a continuation groove. Follow this nearly all the way to the top until a step left gains the straight-forward finish up the wall. © Rockfax

Ticklists: North Wales Rock Graded List, Joe Browns Shops 50th Anniversary Celebration Routes List, "A Graded List of a Few Welsh Climbs" Aka ROGER'S LIST, Glyn's North Wales mid-grade ticklist.

dkd 24/Jul/17 Lead O/S
with Al
drolex 16/Jun/17 2nd
with SteveG
John Bunney 24/May/17 AltLd
with Butel
Butel 24/May/17 2nd O/S
dobby 200 07/May/17 AltLd O/S

I led P2

with Helen Rudkin
h3l3n283 07/May/17 AltLd
charley 02/May/17 2nd O/S
with Mark
MDR61 02/May/17 Lead O/S
with charley
MDR61 02/May/17 Lead O/S
with charley
Hidden 02/May/17 Lead O/S
alexjz 22/Apr/17 Lead O/S
with Huw Humphreys
Hidden 09/Apr/17 AltLd O/S
Jamie Brown 09/Oct/16 AltLd O/S
lithos 09/Oct/16 AltLd

great route, really fab P2. P1 really just a scramble. I led P2 which has fantastic holds and gear until after the groove, Low end VS, the top is exposed.

with jamie b
DaveThexton 05/Oct/16 2nd O/S
Jenn_Stretton 05/Oct/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Sep/16 Lead O/S
khalidq 18/Sep/16 2nd O/S
with Rachel Balding
Hidden 06/Aug/16 Lead rpt
Hidden 23/Jul/16 2nd O/S
charlie.wilkinson 14/Jul/16 2nd
Matt Poole 03/Jun/16 Lead O/S
Harry Ellis 02/Jun/16 Lead
with Rich Hazelby
tim20 22/Apr/16 AltLd
smallerrich 22/Apr/16 AltLd O/S
RhysB 22/Apr/16 -
Seymore Butt ??/2016 -
Hidden 11/Oct/15 Lead O/S
JCresswell 26/Sep/15 Lead O/S
zadurrani 06/Sep/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Jul/15 AltLd
Hidden 25/Jul/15 AltLd
Samuel Wainwright 11/Jul/15 AltLd O/S

In the pissing wet would be an understatement!

UncleMephisto 11/Jul/15 AltLd O/S
JamesWilliams 09/Jul/15 2nd O/S
with Bren, Becky
beckyjg 09/Jul/15 2nd
Andrew Lester 03/Jun/15 AltLd
Hidden ?/Jun/15 -
Andrew Lester 08/May/15 AltLd
Keiran O'Mahony 20/Apr/15 2nd O/S

Scrambled the first pitch. Kit led the second in approach shoes as he left his climbing shoes in the car. Excellent post work climb.

with Kit
Hidden 15/Apr/15 Lead O/S
Louvet 07/Apr/15 -
JamesRich 15/Feb/15 Lead O/S
with George
carl_123 ??/2015 Lead O/S
Rafal Malczyk 15/Nov/14 Lead O/S

Nice climb but on a wet rock unfortunately.

with Chris Sabel
Hidden 16/Sep/14 Lead O/S
HB-Pencil 16/Sep/14 2nd
Kate Edhouse 09/Sep/14 Lead O/S

Soloed the first pitch up to the big block, very easy. Second pitch lovely moves up the corner.

with Christine Biles
GermanAlex 07/Sep/14 Lead O/S

As mentioned before, effectively a 1 pitch climb. But what an excellent one! A lot easier than it looks from below, felt more like HS (although gear gets more sparse after the corner).

with Nigel
No? Yes! 07/Sep/14 2nd
Edvenables ?/Sep/14 AltLd O/S

Scrambled p1, y led p2

with Ye Seul
dan gibson 18/Jul/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 12/Jul/14 Lead O/S
pnorth 09/Jul/14 Lead

Really a single-pitch climb, with a scramble to the base. But you start high, steep juggy moves into the groove, good gear, then high step left onto the arĂȘte, then it's a ladder. The gear gets worse, but the holds get bigger as you ascend.

with Graham Barnes TSCC
Delyth 06/Jul/14 Lead O/S

scrambled first pitch. lots of lovely jugs. great views at the top of llyn peris and sunset.

Luke Brooks 06/Jul/14 2nd
with Delyth
djones66 30/Jun/14 Lead O/S

A really good pitch but you have to work for it, meaning that for what is really a 1-pitch easy route at a 'roadside crag' it has a proper mountaineering feel to it. Beware the slippery grass slopes on the approach! The abseil will raise the pulse rate, too.

with Stve mc D
Nigel Coe 23/Jun/14 AltLd
with Pete Kelly
TimKnight 22/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Dave Marshall
daxtari 14/Jun/14 2nd O/S
shed_hed 13/Jun/14 Solo O/S


Hidden 17/May/14 Lead O/S
bigbobbyking 04/May/14 2nd O/S
with Chris Allan
Duncan Beard 04/May/14 2nd O/S

Most entertaining and a nice ab off.

with Pip McCarthy
RoscoJB 03/May/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 03/May/14 Lead
chrisallan ??/2014 Lead O/S
Rob Gillespie ??/2014 Lead O/S
Si ??/2014 -
Hidden ??/2014 -
Hidden 27/Jul/13 AltLd
Hidden 27/Jul/13 AltLd O/S
piersnewton 21/Jul/13 AltLd O/S

lead pitch 2

ollyroberts 21/Jul/13 AltLd O/S

Pitch 1 (scramble really)

LouMullen 07/Jul/13 AltLd O/S

1st Pitch - a scramble to the boulder ledge. 2nd pitch led by Mark, bold pulls up the grey arete edge.

with Mark
AndyMcCoy 13/Apr/13 AltLd O/S

Led the second pitch. Nice climb. The first "pitch" was just a scramble.

with Nathan
mattkemp70 ?/Apr/13 AltLd
with Uncle john
Little Amy ??/2013 2nd O/S
with Paul
Lloyders 03/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Paddy
steven_daniels99 ?/Jun/12 AltLd O/S

lead first

neal 29/May/12 AltLd

Led p2 (main pitch) With Steve (Marle Hall).

MikeLell 28/May/12 Lead O/S

Soloed first pitch. Getting around arete near the started seemed tricky, loved the corner afterwards though.

TheLegoMan 17/May/12 Lead O/S
Falko 27/Mar/12 AltLd O/S

Scrambled P1, Led P2. Delightful.

with Steve M
Hidden 26/Mar/12 -
jezb1 25/Mar/12 2nd

Very good top pitch. Exposed but on good holds with good gear. 4b climbing in a great position.

Greg Cunningham ??/2012 Lead O/S
with Rob Cole
Hidden ??/2012 -
Hidden ??/2012 -
gd303uk 08/Nov/11 2nd O/S
with John Rogers
adam 24 06/Nov/11 Lead O/S
guy757 15/Oct/11 Lead
Hidden 26/Jul/11 2nd
rabnud 24/Jul/11 Lead O/S
ropeburn 24/Jul/11 2nd O/S
with gordon dunbar
Hidden 14/Jul/11 -
david morse 14/Jul/11 2nd O/S
with katie
mr mills 10/Jul/11 Lead rpt
with dionne
kdalzell 30/Jun/11 2nd
with Caroline Tombs
Blurgy319 18/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Dave Gleave
a13x 03/Jun/11 AltLd O/S
Hidden 03/Jun/11 Lead O/S
rwm7131 03/Jun/11 Lead
marc1967 03/Jun/11 2nd O/S
with Andy McQue
wirralclimber1984 03/Jun/11 2nd O/S
pudding 02/Jun/11 2nd
Abi Chard 30/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Thea
Hidden 24/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Mar/11 2nd
Cardi 19/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Ruth
Hidden ??/2011 -
PAJames ??/2011 -
PAJames ??/2011 -
Rory Shaw ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
Derek Ryden 17/Sep/10 Lead rpt
with Bo
Hidden 31/Aug/10 Lead
Hidden 26/Jun/10 Lead O/S
SMc 26/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Anne
Hidden 24/Jun/10 Lead O/S
ritchierich 22/Jun/10 2nd O/S

Can only call these a one pitch climb,scramble can be soloed to get to block,nice climb though.

with Vinny
vinspin 22/Jun/10 AltLd O/S

great second pitch good gear and positive holds

with ritchie
alwyn101 21/Jun/10 AltLd O/S
Elizabeth Noyes 21/Jun/10 2nd O/S
Tim Ducker 21/Jun/10 AltLd O/S
Hidden 21/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Jess patel 19/Jun/10 AltLd
Alex Mason 19/Jun/10 Solo O/S

Nice positive climbing up the grooves.

with Mikey G
Noodles 16/Jun/10 Lead
with Will Brown
stuart34 16/Jun/10 2nd
Hidden 16/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Jun/10 Lead
Hidden 02/Jun/10 Lead rpt
feilx 28/May/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 26/May/10 Lead O/S
mr bounce 15/May/10 AltLd O/S
Ardo 15/May/10 AltLd O/S

P1, (scramble) - me P2 - Tim

with Tim
cem 02/May/10 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/May/10 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/May/10 2nd
hedgehog77 26/Apr/10 Lead
Paul ablitt 24/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Sarah
Bry 18/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Trys
dan ely 16/Apr/10 2nd O/S

good warm up first pitch is a path

with terry
Hidden 16/Apr/10 Lead O/S
dashitboarder 10/Apr/10 2nd
Ows ?/Apr/10 Lead
mr mills ??/2010 -
with paul simkiss
mick1jones 26/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with Dave Wilkinson
adam06 20/Sep/09 Lead

nice route! shame the first pitch was so rubbish we decided it wasn't worth roping up for. grade felt about right.

Hidden 13/Sep/09 -
Ann S 12/Sep/09 2nd

Superb route but short. Big jugs most of the way on pitch 2. Be careful on the scramble approach to maibewitch if wet and slippy.

with Jim Hall
Hidden 12/Sep/09 Lead rpt
Hidden 12/Sep/09 Lead O/S
fizzychewitt 10/Sep/09 Lead

Good climb, steep but all there and with a little sting in its tail when the nice hand holds stop abruptly. Would have been even better if it had a couple more pitches

with Jayne
Ows ?/Jul/09 AltLd
rayash 11/Jun/08 Lead O/S


with skygod
Nicos 08/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/08 2nd
Hidden 26/May/08 AltLd O/S
masa-alpin 26/May/08 Lead O/S

A bit windy (300 tents were destroyed in Shell Island campsite 2 days ago, we later learnt).

with Adam W
brady 25/May/08 Lead
with Roger
eagleopus 25/May/08 Lead O/S
with Gareth
Fatclimber 24/May/08 2nd O/S

Scrambled pitch 1

mike278 16/May/08 2nd O/S

Done in trainers as forgot rock shoes

with Jenny Williamson
TrevorCruse 05/May/08 Lead O/S
with Malcolm
Hidden ?/May/08 Lead
Hidden 20/Feb/08 AltLd O/S
Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing ??/2008 Solo
Hidden ??/2008 AltLd
naine 24/Aug/07 -
Rampikino 15/Apr/07 Lead
with Mike (Tarvin)
gilldando 06/Apr/07 Lead O/S

found it quite naughty for a 4b but loved it- the first puitch is nowt but worth it for the nice crack line up above

with Mike
Theeni ?/Apr/07 Lead O/S
mikekeswick ?/Nov/06 2nd
with gill
sammoore ?/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with Will Sutcliffe
Hidden ??/2006 -
Dale ??/2006 -
with johny
Eduardo Martinez 19/May/05 Solo O/S
caradoc 06/Jun/04 AltLd O/S
with john b
Hidden 15/May/04 Lead
Hidden ??/2004 Lead
Phil West 20/Mar/03 Lead O/S
with Chris Tan
Mark Riley ?/Jul/02 2nd
with Stuart Greenall
Hidden 28/Jun/01 Lead O/S
five ?/Aug/00 Lead O/S
with TW
zero six ??/2000 Lead O/S
csalvage 01/Aug/99 AltLd O/S
with Jack
Hidden ?/Oct/97 AltLd
The Pulsing Motorik of Neu! 10/Apr/97 Lead O/S
with Duncan
BenTiffin 14/Dec/95 Lead
with John Wheeler
michael burrows 09/Jul/95 AltLd O/S
with steve swygart
SimonN 07/May/95 Lead
Ched ??/1995 Lead O/S
with Glanfor
Hidden 18/Jul/94 Lead
colin milton 17/Jun/94 2nd
with eric milton
Hidden 21/May/94 Lead
Hidden 05/Sep/93 Lead
Roget 05/Jun/93 2nd O/S
with jon
frost ?/May/93 Lead
Hidden 13/May/92 Lead
Hidden 27/Apr/91 2nd
Hidden 27/Apr/91 Lead
nigehughes ?/Mar/91 AltLd
with John Roe
Hidden 22/May/90 2nd
Hidden 16/Jul/89 2nd O/S
Hidden 06/Nov/87 Lead
rogerskews 10/May/87 AltLd
with Martin Coward
Melok ??/1983 AltLd
Melok ??/1983 AltLd
Brian Wilderspin 07/Feb/81 AltLd
kjacks ??/1980 Lead
Hidden ??/1980 -
Hammy 09/Aug/78 Lead
with Jonathon Stacey
Chris Terrey 12/Jun/78 Lead
with Roger Wilson
Mark Kemball 08/Apr/78 Lead
with Richard Lang
Hidden ?/Jun/77 2nd
Ian Jones ??/1977 AltLd O/S
mikej 18/Aug/76 Lead
with Tony Waite
Derek Ryden ?/Aug/76 Lead O/S
with Richard
beaumap ?/Jun/76 2nd
with Fred Smith
Bolt Phobia 26/Apr/76 Lead
with Mike Combley
Rob Davies 01/Apr/76 Lead

Surprisingly steep

with Mike Uren (CUMC)
Bolt Phobia 30/Sep/75 AltLd
with John Broadwell
Hidden 24/Aug/75 AltLd
granitbahn ??/1974 AltLd
Bob M ?/Aug/73 -
with Geraldine King
Hidden ?/May/73 Lead
D Tempest 14/Jul/72 2nd
Andy Say ??/1972 Lead
Martin Bennett 01/Oct/71 -
with JD
Tom V ?/Sep/70 2nd
with Chris Mellor
greenbuoy 01/Aug/70 Lead
with Dave G
mikej 16/May/70 Lead
with E
tapley 05/Aug/69 Lead
with Dave Hearnshaw
Gordon Stainforth 23/Aug/68 Lead
with John Stainforth
mikej 19/Mar/66 Lead dnf
with Keith Gregson
eroica64 ??/1965 2nd

Climbed in the rain

with Nick Estcourt
uphillnow 20/Nov/62 Lead

also with Marg Smith 1989.Latest lead 8/4/17

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