17m.

Rockfax Description
A tough start to the last route. Keep direct for the tick. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
Desperate start leads to easier climbing finish up Ring of confidence.

G Gibson 18/Jun/1994

Ticklists

Rockfax South Wales Sandstone Graded List

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hutster781 16 Jul Show βeta
βeta: Had to dyno for the ledge below the second bolt From here it was static to the right had edge ( 3 finger crimp) then right hand up 6b onwards.
 
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βeta: Had to dyno for the ledge below the second bolt From here it was static to the right had edge ( 3 finger crimp) then right hand up 6b onwards.
plant_based_tommo 23 Jun Show βeta
βeta: stick clipping second bolt is a good idea but not essential. beware hollow sounding rock in upper section.
βeta?
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βeta: stick clipping second bolt is a good idea but not essential. beware hollow sounding rock in upper section.
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Logged Ascents

User Date Style Notes & Partners
Roland stopps 21 Sep Lead dnf
with Nevil
with Nevil
cdpuk 21 Sep Lead RP
JJones 28 Jul Lead dnf Nope, not even close! Absolutely nails!
Nope, not even close! Absolutely nails!
hutster781 16 Jul Lead dnf Had a quick play on this to gain some beta for the next visit
with Matt77
Had a quick play on this to gain some beta for the next visit
with Matt77
Matt77 16 Jul Lead dog Took a bit of working out but should go next time
Took a bit of working out but should go next time
Wise 1 Jul Lead RP
Hidden 22 Jun Lead RP
plant_based_tommo 22 Jun Lead RP very hard crimpy boulder problem to start. 7a+/b 1.5 star
with sergio bristol
very hard crimpy boulder problem to start. 7a+/b 1.5 star
with sergio bristol
Billg 23 May Lead O/S
with PhoebeG
with PhoebeG
eddieclimb 22 Apr Lead RP 1stRP, fingers not warmed up enough first attempt... Enjoyable moves...
with Jason Parker, alex
1stRP, fingers not warmed up enough first attempt... Enjoyable moves...
with Jason Parker, alex
dryvita 6 Apr Lead RP cool route - little slappy boulder problem off the deck then a body tension move to get established in a little slot.
cool route - little slappy boulder problem off the deck then a body tension move to get established in a little slot.
adamsriches 6 Apr Lead RP
with dryvita
with dryvita
Hidden 2 Sep, 2018 Lead dog
emma1987 2 Sep, 2018 Lead dnf nails first move
with lukey13
nails first move
with lukey13
Hidden 24 Aug, 2018 Lead dog
Hidden 24 Aug, 2018 Lead RP
Lilypopskeal 6 Aug, 2018 Lead dog Start is desperate
Start is desperate
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 22 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S
with James Carey, Stew Terry, Will McEvoy, Adie
with James Carey, Stew Terry, Will McEvoy, Adie
strudles 11 Jul, 2018 Lead RP
with alexjz
with alexjz
anthony henry 24 Jun, 2018 Lead RP
with ollie_e, Freya, Elyse
with ollie_e, Freya, Elyse
AlecCrisp 23 Jun, 2018 Lead dnf
tommccluskey 9 Jun, 2018 Lead G/U Tried years ago - first go today
with Jake West, Katka, rafaelfordgonzalez, Lucia
Tried years ago - first go today
with Jake West, Katka, rafaelfordgonzalez, Lucia
Stickle Tarn 3 Jun, 2018 Lead dog
Hidden 23 May, 2018 Lead RP
Tom92 7 May, 2018 Lead RP
julesmckim 7 May, 2018 Lead dog The snatch for the shelf is hard, making the most of the crimp is hard and the rockover move is desperate. What a sequence. Felt much tougher than other 7as climbed recently.
The snatch for the shelf is hard, making the most of the crimp is hard and the rockover move is desperate. What a sequence. Felt much tougher than other 7as climbed recently.
peaches69 7 May, 2018 Lead G/U Fell off 1st big move couple times, fierce crimps
Fell off 1st big move couple times, fierce crimps
Peter Bradbury 7 May, 2018 Lead RP
Ally Smith 6 May, 2018 Lead O/S 7b?
with hms
7b?
with hms
Luuuuuke ?Apr, 2018 Lead RP
Strife 9 Jul, 2017 TR dog Made some good links. It's basically all over once you're at the 3rd clip. Awesome moves!
Made some good links. It's basically all over once you're at the 3rd clip. Awesome moves!
Jimbob64 9 Jul, 2017 Lead dog
with Strife
with Strife
tobydunford 8 Jul, 2017 Lead RP
with Myles jordan
with Myles jordan
AlexanderWilliams 2 Jul, 2017 Lead dnf First time trying this route. Super crimpy moves for first three bolts. Pretty much got the moves dialled in but need to link it. Top looks much more generous. Will try again soon.
with Chris Watt
First time trying this route. Super crimpy moves for first three bolts. Pretty much got the moves dialled in but need to link it. Top looks much more generous. Will try again soon.
with Chris Watt
Wayne.Gaudin 18 Jun, 2017 Lead RP Went first red point. Crux move feels very dropable but the rest felt fine.
Went first red point. Crux move feels very dropable but the rest felt fine.
Wayne.Gaudin 15 Jun, 2017 TR dog Top roped to work the lower sequence
Top roped to work the lower sequence
Wayne.Gaudin 15 Jun, 2017 TR RP Went OK with the chosen sequence. Will lead next time.
Went OK with the chosen sequence. Will lead next time.
David Clover 13 May, 2017 Lead RP
Hidden 29 Apr, 2017 TR dnf
richsmithinbristol 17 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S
richsmithinbristol 17 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S Clips in from lowering off 6b
Clips in from lowering off 6b
Max Lowry 6 Aug, 2016 Lead RP
Tomas P 8 Aug, 2015 Lead RP Hard boulder problem up to third bolt, great sequence!
with Dan
Hard boulder problem up to third bolt, great sequence!
with Dan
Hidden 7 Sep, 2013 Lead RP
DorsetGareth 30 Jul, 2013 Lead dnf All moves in isolation (on the 7a bit), but failed to hold the crimps on lead.
All moves in isolation (on the 7a bit), but failed to hold the crimps on lead.
Hidden 27 Jul, 2013 Lead RP
Michelle W 25 Jun, 2013 Lead RP
with karoo88
with karoo88
karoo88 25 Jun, 2013 Lead RP Glad to finally get this! Had to find the perfect sequence for the middle moves, or it simply wouldn't have gone!
with Michelle
Glad to finally get this! Had to find the perfect sequence for the middle moves, or it simply wouldn't have gone!
with Michelle
DaveFidler 21 May, 2013 Lead RP
Ricky Rocks 18 May, 2013 Lead O/S tough start, took a while to work it out..
with tym
tough start, took a while to work it out..
with tym
Ollie B 1 May, 2013 Lead β 1st time on route. Draws in. Seen holds early when lowered off adjacent route.
with H.Watchorn
1st time on route. Draws in. Seen holds early when lowered off adjacent route.
with H.Watchorn
tweedcore 30 Apr, 2013 Lead RP
with Tom
with Tom
Hidden 5 Mar, 2013 Lead RP
Spillers 5 Mar, 2013 Lead
thomasadixon 2 Sep, 2012 Lead RP Good & hard starting sequence with some v nice moves.
with BeccaSnowden, Ben
Good & hard starting sequence with some v nice moves.
with BeccaSnowden, Ben
Joe Innes 21 Jul, 2012 Lead RP Awesome bouldery start moves, easy F6a airy finish
Awesome bouldery start moves, easy F6a airy finish
guy xavier percival 19 Jun, 2012 Lead rpt
with paul
with paul
Hidden 13 May, 2012 Lead rpt
Hidden 3 Jun, 2011 Lead RP
DafSWMC 12 May, 2011 Lead RP Bit of a palaver working out the moves, but went fairly quickly in the end.
with Sean L
Bit of a palaver working out the moves, but went fairly quickly in the end.
with Sean L
tombeasley 29 Aug, 2010 Lead dnf
with Chris Cleave
with Chris Cleave
RD 16 Aug, 2010 Lead Hard to on-sight. Fell off dyno first go the OS to the top.
Hard to on-sight. Fell off dyno first go the OS to the top.
RD ?Aug, 2010 -
richardr 22 Jun, 2010 Lead RP
MorganPreece 9 May, 2010 Lead rpt 2nd Go! really dynamic move at the start! nice route
with Monty
2nd Go! really dynamic move at the start! nice route
with Monty
gejones 9 Jun, 2009 Lead RP
with DafSWMC
with DafSWMC
Hidden ?Jun, 2009 Lead RP
onlytovey 20 Jun, 2008 Lead RP
with Hannah Williams
with Hannah Williams
onlytovey 9 Sep, 2007 TR RP tricky catch and then a savage crank off a tiny crimp and its all over.
with Mike Peddle
tricky catch and then a savage crank off a tiny crimp and its all over.
with Mike Peddle
Hidden 31 May, 2006 Lead RP
Hidden 14 Aug, 2003 Lead RP
goi.ashmore 22 Jun, 1994 Lead O/S Second Ascent
with Roy Thomas
Second Ascent
with Roy Thomas
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Style of Ascent
Lead
Toproped
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Redpoint
DNF
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