48m, 2 pitches.

Rockfax Description
A tough and sustained proposition with immaculate climbing and great moves. With careful ropework it can be climbed in one long stellar pitch.
1) 5b, 30m. Climb the wall just right of the large rock pyramid boldly for 6m to a rest and gear. Move up to a shallow groove on the left, which is followed to an overhang. Climb this on the right (tricky) and move up to a sloping ledge.
2) 5b, 20m. Traverse left under an overhang to a sloping shelf. Pull rightwards through the roof above to gain a technical groove leading to the top. © Rockfax

Ticklists: North Wales Rock Graded List, Bangor BUMS Uni-Life Ticklist, "A Graded List of a Few Welsh Climbs" Aka ROGER'S LIST.


ClimberDateStyle
Rich Kirby 21/Jun Lead O/S

In one

with Greg Cunningham
Greg Cunningham 21/Jun 2nd
tprebs 23/May Lead O/S

Done in 1. I got the ropes crossed going through the roof and had horrendous rope drag for the top

with Darren
shed_hed 23/May 2nd rpt
Hidden 10/May Lead rpt
Greg Cunningham 07/May Lead O/S
with Rich Lindsay
Fatherof2 07/May Lead

Bold start but bomber nut after a few moves then keep going. Great route plenty of 5b just keep going.

with Gary
charley 02/May Lead O/S
with Mark
Ciderslider 02/May 2nd O/S
with charley
Ciderslider 02/May 2nd O/S
with charley
redjerry 11/Apr Lead O/S
with Robert Duran
peter.herd 07/Apr 2nd
with Murdo
DaveThexton 19/Sep/16 Lead
with Dave Searle
joe.91 06/Aug/16 AltLd O/S

Great climb, first pitch.

Hidden 06/Aug/16 Lead O/S
robpartridge 03/Jul/16 Lead O/S
with wi11
wi11 03/Jul/16 2nd rpt
Hidden 05/Jun/16 AltLd O/S
Abi Chard 05/Jun/16 AltLd β
with Ian
steveboote 03/Jun/16 AltLd O/S

Got first pitch and found it a hard move...maybe not warmed up

with Hidden
Hidden 03/Jun/16 AltLd O/S
Hidden 01/Jun/16 AltLd O/S
Seymore Butt ??/2016 -
Matt77 01/Oct/15 AltLd

P2

with Owen
Owen W-G 01/Oct/15 AltLd O/S

P1, got a bit confused at the end of pitch - keep going UP from R of roof to find stance. Enjoyable and soft for E2 we thought, not tough nor sustained. Stunning conditions.

mynyddresident 10/Sep/15 Lead O/S
with wolf
wolf.leeb 10/Sep/15 2nd O/S
with nic
wi11 21/Apr/15 Lead O/S

In a oner! Nice climb gear is good enough

with Mike Goldthorp, Sabby
Hidden 08/Apr/15 AltLd O/S
centurion05 ??/2015 AltLd O/S
with chris thorne
Edvenables ?/Sep/14 Lead O/S

Scary. First e2 onsight. Y struggled, so we finished in the dark

with Ye Seul
Helen Gibson 20/Jul/14 2nd

the start felt very thin and hard...after that was great!

with dan
dan gibson 20/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with helen gibson
JamesWilliams 26/Jun/14 AltLd rpt

A year after backing off the first pitch, lead pitch one and it felt really steady! things coming along nicely. first mountain rock E2

adamre12 26/Jun/14 AltLd O/S

P1 was good, i led P2 and had a mare getting scared on committing moves. Made it eventually.

Hidden 17/May/14 AltLd rpt
greenclimb 17/May/14 AltLd rpt
with Sarah
Marti999 12/Mar/14 Lead O/S
with Debbie
Nick Biven ??/2014 -
tim newton 04/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Aug/13 Lead O/S
shed_hed 24/Jul/13 2nd O/S

Cool moves. Ropes were trying to pull me off the first overhang so had to pull out a lot of slack which meant i'd have gone for a nice swing.

dswansonlow 24/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Dan724 06/Jul/13 Lead O/S
JamesWilliams 06/Jul/13 2nd O/S

climbed up to the quartz pock on lead and backed off. followed dan up on second

Jillybean 07/Jun/13 AltLd
with Brad
mr mills 06/Jun/13 Lead rpt
with paul simkiss
Tim M 06/May/13 Lead O/S
with Emma
climbergg 06/May/13 2nd
Hidden 05/Sep/12 Lead rpt
wynaptomos 05/Sep/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 02/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Jun/12 2nd
Ollie B 30/May/12 Lead O/S

Both pitches

with C.Clifford
Owain Llewelyn 24/Mar/12 AltLd
with Gareth E
Owen_P ??/2012 -
Hidden ??/2012 -
SMc 30/Jul/11 Lead O/S

done in one pitch, crux was mid way up p1. fiddly gear

with Anne
Hidden 01/Jul/11 2nd
Laurence Everitt 01/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Andy Clarke 03/Jun/11 AltLd O/S

Led P1. Fine climbing with three distinct cruxes and quite run out. Probably made it harder by starting too far right. Missed ab point at top so had long walk back in bare feet.

with Dale
Dale ?/Jun/11 AltLd O/S

Andy got the first crux pitch, run out 5b moves Think we went wrong way on first moves making it harder than it should of been. I got second pitch which we both thought was easier, 5b to get into groove. Then at top guide book sez walk off right so we did walked up to top of mountain big 45min walk off in bear feet, adds to adventure. brilliant route.

with Andy
dan ely 28/Apr/11 Lead rpt
with jason
Shauna 24/Apr/11 2nd O/S
with Jules
JulesV 24/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Shauna Cunningham
mr mills 20/Apr/11 AltLd rpt
with Gareth
PAJames ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
Rory Shaw ??/2011 -
PAJames ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
tomdude 27/Aug/10 AltLd O/S
with blair
Hidden 16/Jun/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 16/Jun/10 Lead O/S
feilx 28/May/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/May/10 AltLd O/S
Duncan Campbell 22/May/10 AltLd O/S

led P.1 - 3 tricky sections with fiddly gear you have to work for....top is the crux. p.2 has a stiff pull but seems well protected

Alex Mason 21/May/10 Solo O/S

forgot how fun sooling was! woooo!

with Laura Perry
Mike Goldthorp 21/May/10 Lead O/S

Done in one really good pitch, just had to extend everything. Fantastic runout but fairly secure climbing, never feels too urgent.

with Jono
greenclimb 24/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Sarah
Hidden 24/Apr/10 Lead
Hidden 24/Apr/10 Lead
Hidden 14/Apr/10 Lead O/S
dan ely 13/Apr/10 2nd O/S

glad i was on the blunt end! really nice route on amazing rock. lots of very commiting hard moves

with ed
mr mills ??/2010 -
with paul simkiss
mux 13/Sep/09 -
with Simon Frost , Neil Griffiths
frost 13/Sep/09 AltLd O/S
with N Griffiths, D Garry
NeilGriffiths 13/Sep/09 AltLd
with Simon Frost, Dave Garry
Hidden 12/Sep/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 20/Apr/09 Lead
galpinos 26/Sep/08 AltLd O/S

2nd pitch

with Ben
barni 14/Jun/08 Lead O/S

Lead both because because liam fell of last pitch

rayash 11/Jun/08 2nd

recommended,abseil from tree,slings in place

with skygod
Nicos 08/Jun/08 Lead O/S
ksjs 07/Jun/08 Lead O/S

done in 1 pitch, varied, thoughtful and worthwhile.

Hidden 07/Jun/08 2nd dog
Hidden ?/Jun/08 Lead
kingholmesy ??/2008 AltLd O/S

Led 2nd pitch.

with Brian
Hidden ??/2008 AltLd
Eduardo Martinez 19/May/05 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2004 AltLd
Derek Ryden 06/Aug/03 AltLd O/S
with Pete Griffiths
Mark Riley ?/Jul/02 Lead
with Stuart Greenall
WB 08/Oct/98 AltLd O/S
with Paul
Hidden 10/May/96 AltLd
Hidden 01/Jul/95 AltLd O/S
Ched ??/1995 Lead O/S
with Glanfor
Roget 05/Jun/93 Lead O/S
with jon
Hidden 17/Aug/87 AltLd
John Marsland 07/May/84 2nd
with Dave Mould
Hidden ??/1984 AltLd
Hidden ??/1983 AltLd
Mike Owen 09/May/82 AltLd O/S
with Harold Walmsley
Mark Kemball 07/Apr/80 AltLd
with John Jefferies
uphillnow ??/1980 -
jon 08/Apr/78 Lead
with micky moss
Ian Jones ??/1977 2nd

2 *? Used to get none in our day.

with Dave Greenald
Bolt Phobia 25/Apr/76 AltLd
with Wil Hurford
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