Rockfax Description
The intimidating sheer wall below The Table provides an atmospheric climb that is a brilliant way to access the start of Cyfrwy Arete itself. From Llyn y Gadair, go up scree to a fin of rock below the wall. Scramble up the gully on the right-hand side of the fin to a belay and gearing-up ledge just right of a rock pinnacle that leans against the face.
1) 9m. Climb up just right of the pinnacle and then move right to a belay.
2) 16m. Climb up left of a grassy corner and then head leftwards to belay at the base of a long corner.
3) 14m. Climb the blocky corner to a good ledge and belay.
4) 10m. From the right end of the ledge climb up and then left to a belay. From here an easy scramble leads down to the start of Cyfrwy Arete. © Rockfax

Ticklists: North Wales 100 Classic Climbs, The best the UK has to offer for mere mortals (apart from the lakes cos its always wet), The Ridges of England, Wales and Ireland.


ClimberDateStyle
MusicalMountaineer 29/Jul Lead O/S

Great for a VDiff.

Karl Whitfield 26/Jul Solo O/S
Hidden 08/Jul AltLd O/S
John Elliott 05/Jul AltLd O/S
connie.rose 18/Jun 2nd β
scottywakefield 16/Jun AltLd O/S
with Richard
HypnoticPenguin 07/Jun AltLd
sambeaumont 03/Jun AltLd rpt

Led P1 and 2 (Table Direct) and P2, 3 and 5 on Cyfwry Arete

Connor170 01/Jun Lead
Matt Harmon 28/May AltLd O/S

in b2's. led first half

Sarah Roscoe 28/May AltLd O/S

led P3+4 of table direct as one pitch. simul-climbed the arete

Jake397 26/May AltLd
with Storme
Storme 26/May AltLd
five 26/May AltLd O/S
with ALA
jim182 19/May AltLd O/S
with Ian
Nomes 18/May AltLd
with Darren
darrenpp 18/May AltLd
with Naomi
Pinguville 08/May AltLd rpt

nice day for it , if a bit windy , lovely route , and easy route finding , forgot about the chimney after the big pitch above the table though !

Emily_vau 08/May AltLd
Hidden 07/May AltLd O/S
philmitch 07/May Lead O/S
philmitch 07/May Lead O/S
philmitch 07/May -
Hidden 07/May AltLd O/S
dan-8990 03/May Solo O/S
ewanjp 15/Apr Lead O/S

Lovely mountaineering route. Was a bit cold and wet for the first V-Diff section - changed into approach shoes for the rest of the route up to the summit (the bit that is graded as a diff). Some of the rock is a bit suspect tho! Led all pitches OS.

with alicec
stacey73 27/Mar 2nd
with Emma
Hidden 25/Mar AltLd O/S
leobold 01/Feb -
leobold 01/Feb -
guy757 21/Jan -
cwhyatt ??/2017 AltLd O/S
with jeff ridd
Jack_Marshall 17/Dec/16 Lead O/S

Climbed in big boots for first 2 pitches, much more fun after I put rock shoes on for the next 2 pitches, very damp, but able to avoid most of it.

Hidden 16/Dec/16 Lead O/S
Theeni 19/Nov/16 AltLd O/S
with Matt Kemp
mattkemp70 ?/Nov/16 AltLd
with Henry
Hidden 24/Oct/16 Lead O/S
tedburt 22/Oct/16 AltLd O/S

Climbed as party of three.

with Jack Hornby, Aaron Burdett
Graeme Hammond 22/Oct/16 AltLd O/S
with Becky E
gav 21/Oct/16 Lead O/S

First pitch a little damp to start but excellent. 2nd pitch good also though concerning at the top. 3rd pitch chossy.

with Anna
amaciejk 21/Oct/16 2nd
with Gavin
BoobyBaby 09/Oct/16 AltLd
funkyvin1 09/Oct/16 AltLd O/S

The climbing is straightforward but we kept a rope on for the most part as there was enough loose rock around to pose a risk.

Hidden 02/Oct/16 AltLd
jimorothy 17/Sep/16 AltLd

Super.

with Rachel Crolla
jessie 10/Sep/16 2nd
with Ciaran
Hidden 10/Sep/16 AltLd O/S
glaramara 29/Aug/16 Lead

Great route. Easy for the grade, less loose rock than some people seem to think.

with tamzin
markk 14/Aug/16 -
JaySchofield 29/Jul/16 -

Cracking day out in the wet and big boots. Locating it was tough in low visibility to be honest but we found it eventually. Roped up for a couple of pitches but the rest we just simul-climbed or soloed. Didn't feel like a climb as such, but good practice for the Cuillin Ridge I believe. Spikey.

Hidden 23/Jul/16 2nd
l21bjd 23/Jul/16 Lead

Led. P1 and P2 together; continued P4 into a "direct start" of Cyfrwy Arete

Glenn2732 13/Jul/16 AltLd O/S
with Neil champion
Hidden ?/Jul/16 2nd
ianstevens 25/Jun/16 AltLd rpt
with Emily Groves
emgroves 25/Jun/16 AltLd
Hidden 11/Jun/16 Lead
ginger 04/Jun/16 AltLd
with Nick
Robin Woodward 29/May/16 Lead O/S

Lovely route although getting there slightly earlier than the masses felt a bit like we were in a zombie disaster movie whilst we ran away from the tangle of ropes and bodies.

Hidden 15/May/16 Solo O/S
David Staples 15/May/16 Solo O/S
Hidden 30/Apr/16 2nd
DavidWilby 30/Apr/16 Lead dnf

Climbed the table direct part of the route in an unseasonable blizzard before the settled snow melted leaving the rock extremely wet. Bailed off at the notch by the table. Will return!

with Anna
peter.ravenscroft27 11/Apr/16 AltLd
MarkRoe 11/Apr/16 AltLd O/S

Moving together.

with Nick Austin, Peter Ravenscroft
suds_01 10/Apr/16 Lead
with Laura
ADConway 19/Mar/16 Lead O/S

Beautiful first trad lead since the fall, stunning climbing on sound rock!

with Wrekin MC
LP 19/Mar/16 -
with richard greaves
r.greaves 19/Mar/16 AltLd
with phil hughes
chancer 23/Jan/16 Lead O/S
with Frazer Waller
Sophie Gibbens 23/Jan/16 2nd
bobstones 23/Jan/16 Lead O/S

Lead all pitches. Awesome route, so much fun! Weather could've been better especially towards the end when it hailed, rained and blew a gale but didn't spoil it just made it even more epic. Defo one to do again.

birge55 ??/2016 -
with lee
Tony Prendergast ??/2016 -
adam088 28/Dec/15 AltLd O/S

Windy

Dale Finnie 28/Dec/15 AltLd
with adam088
RM199 06/Dec/15 Lead O/S

Wet and in trainers

Fellmonkey 14/Nov/15 Lead O/S
Rupey 31/Oct/15 AltLd O/S

Superb ridge biffing. Pitched first half then moved together.

with Al
Hidden 31/Oct/15 2nd β
dbm 25/Sep/15 AltLd O/S
Hidden 25/Sep/15 AltLd O/S
steverees 17/Sep/15 Lead O/S

Very loose after the 1st pitch, did not feel comfortable with all the loose rock around.

Tim Francis 07/Sep/15 AltLd O/S
mikelaing ?/Sep/15 Solo
Penny32 31/Aug/15 AltLd O/S
with gary b
Hidden 18/Aug/15 AltLd
JohnBotham 18/Aug/15 AltLd O/S

In 2 pitches.

calico1972 15/Aug/15 2nd
Hidden 12/Aug/15 Solo
Patrick Clissold 08/Aug/15 AltLd O/S
with Eleri Clissold
Douglas 02/Aug/15 AltLd
with Fed
scottyp 02/Aug/15 AltLd O/S

Joe North led first two pitches. Led the next two.

with Joe north
Federico Sher 02/Aug/15 AltLd O/S

Lead pitch 1, 2 and 4 Seconded pitch 3

Hidden 01/Aug/15 AltLd O/S
Rebs 25/Jul/15 AltLd O/S

Soooo goood!!

with Rob
MikeLell 25/Jul/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 11/Jul/15 -
dbradbeer ?/Jul/15 2nd
devious wally ?/Jul/15 AltLd O/S
zzee83 ?/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with Andy Hind, David Bradbeer
sambeaumont 27/Jun/15 Lead O/S
RhysRolfe 26/Jun/15 Lead dnf

Cold, very wet (stream of water down rock face), 20 meter visibility, abseiled off at the halfway mark. Pretty sketchy day out, difficult ascent of the scree slope and a long steep walk in.

d.f.this 26/Jun/15 2nd

Weather wasnt great on the approach, seemed to clear up, so started. Got worse and had to retreat. Had to leave gear at first ledge - sling and screwgate. climbing its self was easy, even when there was a river running down the crag

Hidden 12/Jun/15 Lead
colinw 26/May/15 AltLd O/S

pitch one G 2-me 3-G 4- me windy, in approach shoes, but dry

Cornish boy 23/May/15 AltLd O/S

We did this in two 25m pitches. Me P1, Sean P2. Felt easier than the crux pitch on Cyfrwy Arete! Nice way to access the arête though.

with Sean
jimshrimp 23/May/15 Lead O/S

As suggested in the Guide- strong on atmosphere. Lots of dubious/loose rock as expected on a Mid-Wales north facing route. Worth doing once but probably wouldn't rush back. Table and Gap technicalities added some spice to proceedings, and longer sections great for practising moving together and short-roping.

Hidden 12/May/15 -
ianstevens 12/May/15 Lead

Moving together

davenev 04/May/15 Lead O/S
with Client
matt.woodfield 29/Apr/15 Lead O/S

4 1/4 hrs car to car. great mountain route

tommylongfellow 22/Apr/15 AltLd
emma benton 19/Apr/15 2nd
with si holding
Rob Wardle 19/Apr/15 AltLd O/S
with Geoff Hibbs
lewk_c 19/Apr/15 AltLd O/S
Clegm 19/Apr/15 AltLd

Mark led to table I led second half eggs the arete

mawbyfc 18/Apr/15 2nd O/S

first multi-pitch route with Matt taking a heroic lead. highly exposed in strong winds but a clear day with fantastic views. absolutely thrilling!

Hidden 18/Apr/15 2nd
Hidden 18/Apr/15 Lead
Circus 18/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Seren
Joris.Roulleau 04/Apr/15 Lead O/S

a bit wet. in big boots. feels old school.

lotoad 01/Apr/15 Lead
Lmt ?/Apr/15 2nd
mike fenwick ?/Apr/15 Solo
benny_m 22/Mar/15 AltLd rpt
with Su
d80f0u 22/Mar/15 AltLd O/S
with Dave
Hidden 07/Mar/15 Solo O/S
08nbrierley 07/Mar/15 Solo O/S

a bid wet and windy

with jamie
foostu4 04/Jan/15 AltLd O/S

Nice cold but sunny day. Good route, well worth the walk-in

stephheeley 15/Nov/14 2nd
andrewmc 26/Oct/14 Lead O/S

Started late (about 12?), my excuse is I had already climbed Aran Fawddwy that morning... Soaking wet rock at the start, not quite as damp for middle part and then the clouds came in and the rain started on the last couple of pitches. Soloed the top scramble in the pitch black (Alex roped up with another pair climbing with us). Not the quickest ascent by any means but good practice still... Horizontal rain on the summit, strong winds and a brief bit of difficulty finding the pony path but got down in the end. Absolute madness but great fun :P

with Alex Manaton
Hidden 26/Oct/14 2nd
GDS 23/Sep/14 AltLd
with BCC
Matthew Martin Wsm 13/Sep/14 Lead O/S

Climbed as 3 in big boots and sack in just under 4 hours, fab route. Lead all pitches

with Ash payne, ian marshall
Hidden ?/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Benjaminblanc ?/Sep/14 Lead O/S

Wet but fun.

Bizboz ?/Sep/14 Lead
Bizboz ?/Sep/14 Lead O/S
davenev 12/Aug/14 AltLd O/S
Steveb27 09/Aug/14 Solo O/S
aneate ?/Aug/14 -
Stanners 17/Jul/14 AltLd O/S

realised how much fun mountain VD's can be in the right conditions! Ran to the summit after and then back down for wild swimming in the lake. Rounded off a prefect trip!

with Alex Rhodes
Bristol_Quornstar 17/Jul/14 AltLd O/S
tom jefferies 12/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Richard Oneil
GDS 06/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with mike
Hidden 22/Jun/14 Lead
Neil Watson 21/Jun/14 2nd

Did it in big boots. Excellent day.

Hidden 14/Jun/14 AltLd
Climbthatpitch 14/Jun/14 AltLd
with Pete, kirk
Hidden 06/Jun/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 30/May/14 AltLd O/S
Pinguville 30/May/14 AltLd O/S
with George
yossarian714 26/May/14 Solo O/S
Rosie Henstock 18/May/14 AltLd rpt
with Martin Lane, Mark Duggan, Tom Green
Mark D 18/May/14 AltLd
with TGreen
TGreen 18/May/14 AltLd rpt
with Martin Lane, Mark D, Rosie Henstock
cmjones2 22/Apr/14 -
with Mike
Mike Hood 22/Apr/14 AltLd
with Cora
Hidden 19/Apr/14 AltLd O/S
Hidden 19/Apr/14 AltLd O/S
Hidden 18/Apr/14 Lead
Hidden 13/Apr/14 AltLd
Hidden 02/Mar/14 AltLd O/S
Hidden 02/Mar/14 AltLd
Dingchav 22/Feb/14 Lead

Easy climbing,climbing shoes not needed,weather was bad 100mph winds and some snow,visibility poor

dtbrad 22/Feb/14 AltLd O/S

Lewis lead the climb and everyone else followed by top rope

with Josh 'One Beam' Murphy, Lewis Mckenzie, Adam 'el crono' Croney, Joe 'killer' Strutt, Wayne 'Crag Rat' Martucci
wayne martucci 22/Feb/14 2nd
with andy
Joe Strutt 22/Feb/14 TR
with dtbrad
Hidden 22/Feb/14 Lead O/S
BnB 11/Dec/13 -
elliptic 07/Dec/13 Lead

Big boots, wet conditions and even a brief hail shower at the start.

with Stewart
Hidden 23/Nov/13 AltLd O/S
Hidden 23/Nov/13 AltLd O/S
Hidden 23/Nov/13 Lead O/S
r.greaves 22/Nov/13 AltLd

move together for top

with neil
tennantbell 14/Nov/13 Lead O/S

Big boots. Very cold!

with Alex Hebbes, Ed Walker
CHASETRAILBUILDA 29/Sep/13 AltLd

Good fun. Wind was blowing a real Hoolie, so moved together after the Climbs, and used odd bits of gear to avoid being blown off. Reckon it could be soloed on a calmer day

with andy
Andy DJ 29/Sep/13 -

V Windy

Hidden 14/Sep/13 AltLd
Hidden 01/Sep/13 AltLd O/S
wjcdean 22/Aug/13 AltLd O/S

Killer approach but probably worth it. Struggled to find route start but after that was okay. Down climb off the table was pretty amusing. Hellishly loose rock at the beginning of the arete.

with Trevers
Trevers 22/Aug/13 AltLd

The VDiff pitches are very straightforward despite the damp and slippery rock. Finding the start is not so easy. Fun day out.

with wjcdean
Hidden 10/Aug/13 Lead O/S
nicknicely 10/Aug/13 AltLd
with louis, Jon
Bruce Kerr 19/Jul/13 AltLd
with Jenny Kerr
Stephen Halliday 14/Jul/13 AltLd
Badgers 14/Jul/13 AltLd
Hidden 11/Jul/13 AltLd
HJSmith ?/Jul/13 AltLd
Hidden 10/Jun/13 AltLd O/S
Hidden 10/Jun/13 AltLd O/S
Rosie Henstock 08/Jun/13 AltLd O/S
with Martin Green, Tom Green
trish1968 08/Jun/13 AltLd

Fantastic sunny day out

Hidden 08/Jun/13 AltLd
TGreen 08/Jun/13 AltLd rpt
with Rosie Henstock, Martin G
Hidden 02/Jun/13 AltLd O/S
church465 01/Jun/13 2nd O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/13 AltLd O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/13 AltLd O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/13 AltLd
AnnMarie3 ?/Jun/13 AltLd O/S
Run_Ross_Run 25/May/13 AltLd

and Aaron. not sure the start was 100% correct but still a good route. quite a few pitched then moved together sort of on the final few pitches

with MattM
mattrm 25/May/13 Lead O/S

Think we largely did the right route this time. Pretty easy for the grade. The large grassy rising traverse was pretty gearless tho. Not pleasant. Bit of a scrappy climb all in.

with Darren Ross
Hidden 06/May/13 Lead O/S
doughobbs 06/May/13 Lead O/S

WOW!! what a classic and brilliant route! The start was fun as if you approach the crag via the scree slope instead of coming up from the lake you can read the route start into any number of places on the crag, we were eventually guided to the foot of the route and the true start by a couple of other guys who were doing routes close by. Whilst looking and waiting for the start 2 girls beat us to the crag foot and started off up the wrong route thinking the same as us... they were heading off up an E2! Around midway up P2 we heard a very interesting bird making a single screech/ping sound similar to that of a smoke alarm with a flat battery.. no idea what it was but it was loud! There was also a cuckoo in the valley below that was singing all day long! Once at/on the table rigging a belay was interesting as there seems little to rig from/off, from here we went off up the Cyfrwy Arete (other writeup). A very good route and my first multi-pitch lead and first multi-pitch with Toni! :-)

with Antoinette Wintin
chrisdajenk 05/May/13 2nd

Fantastic fun day out

with Jamie, idioa
Hidden 03/Mar/13 Lead O/S
joe gallacher 23/Feb/13 Lead O/S

Kool bivy , cool route. couple of pitches after the table quite awkward in the conditions. Great exposure.

with Tim Hoddy
clarky_two ??/2013 -
Hidden ??/2013 Lead
danny269 21/Oct/12 AltLd

Done in B2s. After a fairly dull/threatening clouds ascent to the start of table direct we followed on after James led Rose & Helen. Quite damp and slimy on the Table Direct route but lovely & dry (and in some sunshine) for the final part of the upper arete just prior to the main scramble. Awesome route & views!

with Cripsey
Hidden 20/Oct/12 AltLd O/S
Mick Riley 13/Oct/12 2nd O/S

Wet and slippery but a fantastic day,out

with Bob thomas, Dominic
JdotP 06/Oct/12 Lead O/S

Wet! Just did the Table Direct bit, came back the next day for the rest of the Cyfrwy arete.

with Commander Lapdance, The former Mrs Huska
LesserTrochanter 06/Oct/12 AltLd
with Michael Finegan
zvm ?/Oct/12 TR
Hidden 23/Sep/12 Lead O/S
55pete55 23/Sep/12 2nd
RoseHindley 22/Sep/12 -

Climbed up the cyfrwy arete via table direct. James lead it, I went up in between james and helen. Weather was cloudy but it cleared while we where climbing. Clear summit of Cadir (great views). walked down via the poney track. 7/8 hour day.

Hidden 15/Sep/12 AltLd O/S
snowy_woodruff 26/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with Mem
haydng 28/Jul/12 AltLd O/S

Plus Loveday in 7 person mass ascent!

with RachelG
RMG 28/Jul/12 AltLd
with haydng
Hidden 28/Jul/12 Lead
Hidden 30/Jun/12 2nd
Hidden 30/Jun/12 Lead
palf123 26/May/12 2nd
Hidden 26/May/12 Lead
Tarquin 24/May/12 -
with Sarah
RosiePalmer 17/May/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 25/Mar/12 -
Hidden 25/Feb/12 AltLd O/S
Hidden ??/2012 Lead O/S
The Ivanator 28/Dec/11 AltLd O/S

Windy, cold, greasy and all the better for it. A good day out to blow the Christmas cobwebs (and lard) away!

with Rob
stephenarnold 15/Oct/11 Lead O/S

Good day out awesome weather.

climbing_wiggy 02/Oct/11 Lead rpt

led all pitches in big boots

with John Hayden
asmith37 01/Oct/11 AltLd O/S
LP 19/Aug/11 Solo

A moment to myself. Amazing, the effect of no rope - can only have taken 20minutes max! Final steep wall after pinnacle nearly psyched me but pushed on.

Andrew_ing 18/Aug/11 -
Gerallt Owain 14/Aug/11 AltLd O/S
S1LL 14/Aug/11 2nd
Hidden 06/Aug/11 -
Hidden 14/Jul/11 AltLd
misskebab 04/Jul/11 AltLd O/S
with Edd Reed
Edd Reed 04/Jul/11 AltLd O/S
with Donna Mawson
themadbrown 03/Jul/11 AltLd O/S

Hot day for walk in-climbed in shade. Immense views. Great pitches.Led 2nd + 4th.

with james
danJBA 02/Jul/11 Solo O/S
Ryder ?/Jun/11 AltLd
Hidden 14/Apr/11 AltLd O/S
Hidden 09/Apr/11 AltLd O/S
adam clarke 02/Apr/11 AltLd
with John Sells, James Hulme, Hannah Hulme Hunter
Hidden 27/Mar/11 2nd O/S
emmarowe 26/Mar/11 2nd O/S
edmitchell 25/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Rhydian Evans ?/Feb/11 AltLd O/S
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
stephenarnold 30/Dec/10 Lead O/S

Started about 30m right of table direct start. Just climbed a line where gear had been left in absail after 3 pitches joined on to CA route got to table and called it a day due to light then found actual start to CA climb. very greasy and wet good day.

najames ?/Dec/10 2nd
najames ?/Dec/10 -
Hidden 31/Oct/10 -
benny_m 31/Oct/10 AltLd O/S
Mattyk 16/Oct/10 Lead

Quite pleasant combination, pitched lower VD bit and moved together above the table. 8 years since me and Tom did it for first time with hike soc.

with Rosie, Tom Rumsey
roblew ?/Oct/10 AltLd
john heaton ?/Sep/10 AltLd

Early start drove for three hours in the rain walked in ,in the rain, started climbing in light rain summited in glorious sunshine, who says they cant get the forecast right. Awesome route loads of very positive holds

with Ben the Bear MacAllister
adam clarke 07/Aug/10 AltLd

wet drizzly day, big boots; great route, a little slimey in places but all part of the fun! have to re-do to savour the position and exposure on a clear day

with James Hulme
dillsupertramp ?/Aug/10 2nd O/S

good climb with boots and backpack, bivved in the hut on summit

with philip hughes
Hidden 25/Jul/10 AltLd O/S
lancashire_dry 03/Jul/10 Lead

Climbed in boots with daysack. Lots of fun...

JasonV 03/Jul/10 AltLd O/S

nice easy climbing - beware near the Table - there is a loose block about the size of a large TV

with Rod
Roget 03/Jul/10 AltLd O/S
with jim
tdan0504 03/Jul/10 -

Easy climb even when wearing big boots and a backpack, but not one to get complacent on as it's a very long way down. Imagine it would be a bit trickier in wet weather. Good fun though and an excellent place for a first attempt at multi pitching.

with Rich Slaney
RobRock84 27/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Lizzy Richards
trish1968 26/Jun/10 Lead

Fantastic climb did in big boots it felt like how I imagine an alpine route would feel. Gorgeous hot sunny day loved it.

with Sian
Sianny 26/Jun/10 2nd O/S

Fantastic sunny day - great route and fantastic views - still buzzing

Hidden 26/Jun/10 Lead O/S
ross duffield 12/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with stu
tomosb ?/Jun/10 Lead
with Darren Thompson
KarlH 22/May/10 Lead O/S

Great day out. First pitch above the table seemed the hardest but nothing too complicated. Climbed in about 8 pitches.

with Gemma
Zygoticgema 21/May/10 2nd O/S
with KarlH
Stone Muppet 15/May/10 Lead O/S
with ah
Cadairmanuk ?/May/10 2nd O/S

This was my first climb away from Barmouth slabs really enjoyed it.

jandyd05 18/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Apr/10 2nd
Kyle F ?/Mar/10 AltLd
cem 16/Jan/10 AltLd O/S
with Dan Muldoon, Graham Dolman
popov86 ?/Dec/09 Lead
Rustyshanks 27/Oct/09 Lead O/S

Down climbed after table and skirted round to begin pinacle climb far quicker and simpler than ab'. finished at dusk, great views great climb.

with E Kalnins, I M Parry
Moomin.williams 18/Oct/09 Lead
with Jen T
Freckles 18/Oct/09 2nd
fizzychewitt 18/Oct/09 Lead

In big boots and damp conditions. Ace!

with Matt Morrow, Colin A
colina 18/Oct/09 2nd

did this on wet drizzly day ,would imagine it to be a great easy climb on a summers day ,but didnt enjoy it as very greasy and slippery ,did it in boots..definatly one to do on a nice day 3 pitches

with liz matt
GardnerWoods 13/Sep/09 Lead O/S

Superb day out. Approach from car park opposite telephone box at 698153, up Pony path, branch left at cross paths near wall at 696142, to traversing path which brings you up under the north side of east ridge above Llyn y Gadair (go round the boulder fields, it's much easier). 3 long pitches to the table, 1 above the table then a scramble, walk to the summit, back down the main ridge to the Pony Track. Took minimal rack of wires and hex's.There's a bit of ab tat on a spike at the start of the pitch above the table, this takes you down to a horrendous looking screen.

jdgaventa 23/May/09 AltLd
with katy
jamesh 18/Apr/09 Lead
with Emily Price
seb m-c 13/Apr/09 2nd

Really cracking day. Strange climiboing in boots but excellent fun

with Martin Callaghan
Hidden 29/Mar/09 AltLd rpt
KevM 21/Feb/09 AltLd O/S

Climbed in boots and daysack. Very cold, as expected in Feb! Good route and my first introduction to Trad.

with Paul Mackay
Hidden 28/Jan/09 AltLd O/S
rwm7131 04/Jan/09 AltLd
with Jerry lewis
AdrianP 27/Dec/08 Solo

Inspired by Yosemite speed ascents, we had to carry out our own for a laugh. Jogged up to the route past Lake Gwernan Hotel, summitted and down the Pony track. Car to car in just under 2h.

Hidden ?/Dec/08 2nd
Feeling bold 18/Oct/08 Lead O/S

Think we started at P2 somehow and strung P3 and 4 together. Nice route and great scramble along the arete to finish.

with Egons - Sue
gareth scott borthwick 21/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with Dad
Skinny Kin 20/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with Ruth Levine
leeangell 13/Sep/08 Lead β

Very exposed,beautiful weather for wild camp, excellent day.

with Lee Parsons
pete.hutchings ?/Sep/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Aug/08 AltLd O/S
Hidden 17/Aug/08 2nd O/S
Hidden 13/Jul/08 AltLd rpt
Hidden 12/Jul/08 AltLd O/S
mariannekhoo ?/Jul/08 2nd O/S
with Jack Delaney
jonnie3430 30/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Dad
Jillybean 24/May/08 AltLd
with Ben
Bennykr 24/May/08 AltLd O/S

Alpine ascent, very windy

with JB
Hidden 24/May/08 2nd
Hidden ?/May/08 2nd O/S
Hidden ?/Mar/08 AltLd dnf
Hidden 12/Jan/08 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jan/08 Lead
jossjones ??/2008 Lead
Hidden 25/Nov/07 Lead
mart rich 27/Oct/07 AltLd O/S

Done in the pouring rain - good route though

with Steve Moody
marc1967 08/Oct/07 2nd O/S
with Roger Payne
Hidden 28/Sep/07 Lead
Crammy 09/Sep/07 AltLd O/S
with Anita
Crammy 09/Sep/07 AltLd O/S
with Anita
Peter Metcalfe 09/Sep/07 Lead
with Anita Goldsworthy
Oceanic ?/Sep/07 -
Oceanic ?/Sep/07 -
Filmax2004 24/Aug/07 AltLd β
dshearer 23/Aug/07 Lead O/S

lead all pitches

with Tony Springer
John HW 17/Aug/07 Lead

Climbed in two pairs Rhys with Cath, Ben with me

with Rhys HW, Ben HW, Cath
Hidden 17/Aug/07 2nd
Ben HW 17/Aug/07 2nd
with John HW
deano 08/Aug/07 Lead
with Tunell Morgan/Lloyd Jon Lloyd
monkeyjumper ?/Aug/07 2nd
monkeyjumper ?/Jul/07 Lead
Hidden 09/Jun/07 AltLd O/S
Richard Fox 09/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with Jane Goodwin
Chris Murray ?/Jun/07 -
with Richard Bower
davidk ?/Jun/07 2nd
with alison
alisonk ?/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with Dave
Wangy 05/May/07 AltLd O/S
with Rob Bradley and Mark Eaton
TGreen 26/Apr/07 AltLd O/S
with Martin G
climber sim ??/2007 -
climber sim ??/2007 -
richprideaux ??/2007 2nd
with Alan Rossiter
Mike Dudley 18/Nov/06 AltLd O/S

AL/MT. Continued to top of Cader.

cavemancolumbus ?/Oct/06 Lead

Cold on top

with Oli
Matt Bulmer 16/Sep/06 Lead O/S
with Sharon Bulmer
Hidden 16/Sep/06 -
Gav J 09/Sep/06 2nd

Kate's lead, a good warm up but with some dodgy rock

with Kate and tdixon
Hidden 09/Sep/06 2nd
peter myers ?/Aug/06 AltLd
with Matt Eyre, Alex May
brady 29/Jul/06 AltLd dnf

rained off on top of second pitch

with Gareth Roberts
Hidden 15/Jul/06 -
Hidden 06/Jul/06 AltLd
bms 06/Jul/06 AltLd
with DW
gareth r ?/Jul/06 AltLd dnf

Rained off after second pitch

with Steve
sgl0jd ?/Jul/06 AltLd

did at midnight - what an adventure!

with Tom Devas
localboy 29/May/06 AltLd O/S

Wet and windy, but then it was raining and blowing a gale! Would be nice if you could see it and if it was more easily found!

with Simon F
Kamikaze Badger 01/May/06 AltLd
with Dave Moseley
dave moseley 01/May/06 Lead
with nick
Hidden ??/2006 Solo O/S
Tom M Williams 17/Dec/05 AltLd O/S
with Andy Davies
Julie Carroll 12/Jul/05 AltLd
with Malcolm Dyson
Tim W 26/Mar/05 AltLd O/S
with Andrew Davidson
Jonny M ??/2005 AltLd O/S
with Alleyn Bowen
Hidden ??/2005 AltLd O/S
Hidden 15/Aug/04 AltLd O/S
Hidden ??/2004 AltLd O/S
caradoc 28/Aug/03 Lead O/S

One of the best ridge climbs in Wales.

with nick yapp
Howard J 19/Jul/03 AltLd rpt
with Steve Astley
Ian Archer 01/Jun/03 AltLd O/S
Ann S ?/May/03 AltLd
with Bill Harrison
Hidden ??/2003 AltLd
Hidden 04/Sep/02 Lead O/S
nrg8125 08/Dec/01 AltLd
Mark Davies PK ?/Oct/99 Lead O/S

VERY windy!!

with Laura
TobyA 11/Sep/99 Lead O/S

Not quite sure of the date.

with Olly
Hidden 24/Jul/99 AltLd O/S
Darragh ?/Jun/99 -
with Rob
Darragh ?/Jun/99 -
with Rob
alan moore ?/Jan/99 -

Cold and wet but OK.

Hidden 10/Sep/98 Lead O/S
Nigel R Lewis 02/May/98 Lead
with Lisa Lewis
Hidden ??/1998 AltLd O/S
Howard J 19/Jul/97 AltLd
Howard J 19/Jul/97 AltLd rpt
Hidden 10/Sep/96 AltLd
Hidden ??/1996 Solo
Ian Robertson 20/May/95 Lead

Piched first part, moved together on upper easy section.

with Krystina Lotoczko
nigehughes ?/Jun/94 AltLd
with Dave Cameron
colin milton 28/May/94 AltLd
with eric milton
adi bryant ??/1994 AltLd O/S
with Tim
roncaves 31/Jul/93 -
with John Barnard
Hidden 24/Apr/93 Lead
babymoac 27/Oct/91 Lead
with Thomas B
Hidden ??/1990 Solo
andy@ark ?/Jun/89 AltLd

Plus farley's mate.

with Paul Farley
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