Rockfax Description
More quality climbing with good holds where it matters. © Rockfax

Ticklists: The Orme 7a+'s, North Wales Rock Graded List, Very good routes in the UK, North Wales Sport Climbing.

Widda 30/Oct/17 2nd dog

Managed all the moves (lots of rests) on the warm up - promising! Second time got to the undercling/pinch thing in one burn before my hands exploded. On the edge of my sharpness-threshold but worth it for the moves! Proj.

FloTilley ?/Oct/17 Lead β
JamesWilliams 30/Aug/17 Lead RP

Crux spat me off on the onsight placing the draws. Went fairly easy second go.

spidermonkey09 29/Aug/17 Lead O/S

Lovely moves, small holds, sharp rock!

Lenny 26/Jul/17 TR dog
with Alex
khawk 22/Jul/17 Lead dog
soph 20/Jul/17 Lead RP
with Emma Twyford
Mike_Hayes 09/Jul/17 Lead O/S
with Duncan Barrack
Chriswallis2 08/Jul/17 Lead RP
with Mikey Moo
pablosordo 02/Jul/17 Lead O/S
with Trystan
nickmoulden 01/Jul/17 Lead O/S
with zoe bidula
Tadams 12/Jun/17 TR dog
with Mark Challoner
embob 03/Jun/17 Lead dnf

Arrived at the crux a bit knackered and couldn't get anything back. Sat on the rope, then managed the crimpy sequence to the side pull and got completely shut down. Too sharp to try more than a few times. Will come back at some point!

with Alex
Hidden 03/Jun/17 Lead RP
Rach_D 25/May/17 2nd dog
Butel 22/May/17 Lead RP

No expectations and did it second go today ( 4th attempt). Happy.

spalmer0077 21/May/17 TR dnf

Dropped at pre-crux section moving up over bulge

anguskille 02/May/17 Lead O/S
with Rich Gentry
Sophie Nunn 22/Apr/17 Lead O/S
with Andy P
jezb1 21/Apr/17 Lead RP

Got this on the redpoint today. Quality route. Final crux holds were a touch greasy which added a little spice!

jezb1 08/Apr/17 Lead dog

Well good! Steady to the crux which is on thin and sharp holds. Clean next time I reckon :)

Harry Chaplin 02/Apr/17 Lead RP

2nd go. Great route!

Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing 25/Mar/17 Lead rpt
penny.orr 25/Mar/17 Lead RP

Might have flashed this if my fingers hadn't been frozen. Still, pleased to get it second go.

Gus 25/Mar/17 Lead
BC 25/Mar/17 Lead RP
James Beaumont 08/Mar/17 Lead dog
with Joe Franklin
sev 19/Feb/17 Lead rpt
DeaNomNom 25/Jan/17 Lead rpt
FreddieSmith 23/Jan/17 Lead rpt
with Silas, Alice Walton
Felix la shat 25/Sep/16 Lead RP
jonleighton 24/Sep/16 Lead O/S


Hidden ?/Sep/16 -
Matt Broadhurst 27/Aug/16 Lead O/S
with Rach
Hidden 15/Aug/16 TR dnf
Jack Delaney 31/Jul/16 Lead RP
with Becky Good, FreddieSmith, G?rman
sev 22/Jul/16 Lead O/S
Phil Davidson 30/Jun/16 Lead RP

Hmmm harder than I expected.....

with Ste Foxley, Edward Crossland
nathanlee 20/Jun/16 Lead β

Failed on this five years ago. Retroflash, great if sharp

Hidden 21/May/16 Lead RP
Wil Treasure 21/May/16 Lead
Hidden 04/May/16 Lead RP
wi11 04/May/16 Lead dog
with Soph
Adam Lincoln 01/May/16 Lead O/S
with Mick Lovatt
Hidden 25/Sep/15 Lead RP
Bristoldave 17/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with Ali
FreddieSmith 05/Jul/15 Lead RP
with Becky Good
The Grist 31/May/15 2nd
with Misha
Misha 31/May/15 Lead RP

So close! Fell off a move or two off better holds in the top break, good safe fall. Might have got it if fresh? Not much rest before the second go but got to the half rest below the crux in decent shape, managed to get a bit back and did the crux section fairly easily. Thought this was easier than Night Glue but it's higher in the graded list, then again it's exactly my style - crimps on a vertical wall.

with Mark G
Matt Cooke 16/May/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/May/15 Lead RP
quiffhanger 03/May/15 Lead O/S
with Rachel
Hidden 26/Apr/15 TR
Dave Turnbull, BMC 26/Apr/15 Lead O/S
amccann 14/Apr/15 Lead RP
with Chris
Ed morris 28/Feb/15 Lead RP

1st try.

with Dickon
Hidden 16/Nov/14 Lead
jacobjlloyd 15/Nov/14 Lead RP

2nd go. Felt easy.

with Sophie
Hidden 05/Oct/14 Lead β
alexjz 04/Oct/14 TR
with Ewan
Ewan Russell 04/Oct/14 Lead RP
with gwen
Hidden 04/Sep/14 Lead RP
DeaNomNom 14/Aug/14 Lead RP
Dan724 22/Jul/14 Lead RP

1 go to put the clips on, fell off going wrong handed through the crux on first rp, did it second rp. Awesome route!

with Matt Peach, James Williams
j.buckley87 21/Jun/14 TR dog
steveleahy 21/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Rob Humphries, George Hartley
Ram MkiV 08/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with al & jemma, Guy
Wood for Trees 08/Jun/14 Lead RP

2nd go, fell off on flash, annoyed as I was feeling quite good and Steve had ticked it for me

with Al and Jem, 5c Steve
Jim Tan ?/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/Mar/14 Lead RP
cjd91 29/Mar/14 Lead RP

Fantastic technical face climbing. Figured out some new beta on the crux and it went next go!

Hidden ??/2014 -
nige ??/2014 -
Ally Smith 21/Sep/13 Lead rpt
Luke Owens 21/Sep/13 Lead RP

First go today, placing clips and no warm up. Classic line!

Hidden 14/Sep/13 TR
Luke Owens 14/Sep/13 Lead dog

Amazing route, the crux moves are awesome! So close to the on-sight! Fell after the crux next go, then fell on the crux on the further 2 goes...

Toby Dunn 09/Aug/13 Lead
with Eric Hildrew
Hidden 22/Jun/13 Lead O/S
shed_hed 02/Jun/13 Lead O/S

Nice! Tricky at the top but suited me.

dswansonlow 02/Jun/13 Lead RP
emily_allen 06/May/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/May/13 Lead O/S
Duncan Campbell 05/May/13 Lead RP

1st red point, hard crux! Not overly sustained but I think the difficulty of the crux made it feel harder than axle attack? Cool climbing though!

with Fingers
Glyn 05/May/13 Lead β

Awesome climbing

Ian Broome 04/May/13 Lead O/S

Really enjoyed this, techy face climbing at its best.

Hidden 22/Apr/13 -
SMc 20/Apr/13 Lead RP

Harsh on the skin!!

with Anne
Sam Melville ??/2013 -
Nick Biven ??/2013 -
Pete_Frost 26/Aug/12 TR dnf

Hard: didn't even reach the crux.

richardr 26/Aug/12 Lead RP

Missed onsight by a whisker. 2nd go.

efrance24234 26/Aug/12 Lead β

Had a cupple of holds pointed out on lead so cant claim the onsight. First 7a+ flash!

soph 12/Aug/12 Lead dog
DDDD 29/Jul/12 TR RP

Tide coming in, not sure if I had enough left to get up it or not.

with Sham
Hidden ?/Jun/12 Lead RP
willoates 30/May/12 Lead O/S

found it hard, just made it, good route.

with Phill
Hidden 12/May/12 Lead RP
marky 04/May/12 Lead β

Repeat - numb fingers on crux added spice!

with Sharon
DJayB 15/Apr/12 Lead O/S
tyler836 15/Apr/12 2nd dnf
Adam Booth 18/Mar/12 Lead RP
fennerz 18/Mar/12 Lead β


LRob ??/2012 Lead
Hidden ??/2012 -
NickHarms ??/2012 -
innes ??/2012 Lead RP
Hidden 24/Sep/11 Lead RP
dominic lee 27/Aug/11 Lead O/S
La Mont 10/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Felix
feilx 10/Jul/11 Lead β
with Andy L
Mat Welsh ?/Jul/11 Lead O/S

Good route, pleased with the OS !

with Tony Ball, Mark Owens
Jordan B 27/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with becky
Liam FLeming 10/Jun/11 -
Hidden 28/May/11 Lead dog
ksjs 14/May/11 Lead RP

Went wrong on 1st attempt (easily done). Better beta 2nd go - done. A real delight and not as easy as NWR suggests.

with Radek
Lloyders 30/Apr/11 Lead RP
with Joe Sterling Moss
Hidden 16/Apr/11 Lead RP
highrepute 07/Apr/11 Lead β
frost 06/Apr/11 TR dog
with Pete H
frost 01/Apr/11 TR dog

3 laps, not quite making it through the crux in one yet.

with Pete H
samrad 20/Mar/11 Lead RP

really good climbing. not bad when you know which holds to use.

with james G
bigie bob 20/Mar/11 Lead RP
Mike Goldthorp 12/Feb/11 Lead rpt

Numb tips! But good start to the routes season! Pleased to see a fair few bits of LPT dry!

with Duncan Campbell, George Ulrich
Hidden ??/2011 -
Rory Shaw ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden ?/Oct/10 Lead
Stig 21/Aug/10 Lead dog

Fast becoming my nemesis

with Goi
Hidden 21/Aug/10 Lead dog
Hidden 20/Aug/10 Lead
dan gibson 26/Jul/10 Lead RP
with blair fyffe
Simon Davis 11/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Tom & Rae
smallerrich 25/Jun/10 Lead

2nd go, was nervous on the onsight for some reason and randomly pinged off mid crux. Oh well.

with Sam
Bennykr 23/Jun/10 Lead β

Awsome route, ground up 2nd go, fell off just before the last bolt,rested a bit then went for it and finished it with a hawaii 50 off the top as i had forgoten to take up a quickdraw for the top. aiir timme :D

with Ed
frost 06/Jun/10 TR dog
with D Garry
Luke Brooks 03/Jun/10 Lead β
hervenuttall ?/Jun/10 Lead RP
with Didier Nuttall
titchbach ?/Jun/10 2nd
schof 31/May/10 Lead RP

should have flashed!!! dick

with mike raine
Hidden 30/May/10 Lead β
mattyork2 29/May/10 Lead RP

Thought I had muffed the sequence and made a FEEBLE throw for the last hold on the tricky climbing. Climbed first red point. Lesson: MUst try harder and go for that 'one last move' - everytime, especially when the bolt is at your waist Matt!

with Garen
goi.ashmore 25/May/10 Lead β

Superb. Minor beta

with James Rees
Stig 25/May/10 Lead dog

Had couple of RP attempts under pressure from tide. One hard move.

with Goi
James Marshall ?/Apr/10 Lead β
Alex Mason 14/Mar/10 Lead O/S

After 3 rp attempts at muscle beach felt quite strong still until i pulled on this. Then i felt knackered, and it was going dark but just turned on the tenacity and went for it. Had seen people do bits before so not a true onsight but near enough. fingery and sustained quality. superb.

with Laura Perry, James Grey
farmus21 14/Mar/10 Lead RP

4th time.

with Drew, Sam Hamer
Hidden 14/Mar/10 Lead RP
owain86 10/Mar/10 TR dog
with Chris
eugeneth 10/Mar/10 TR dog

Wicked moves on sharp holds. Will return with some fresh skin....

farmus21 10/Mar/10 Lead dog

The lower moves flowed nicely and the crux passed with a little huffing and puffing. Fell before the last clip. Was certain of an onsight. Oh well, let skin repair and return.

with Eugene Theron
Hidden 01/Jan/10 -
Hidden ??/2010 -
Hidden ??/2010 -
Mike Goldthorp ?/Oct/09 Lead RP
Hidden 16/Aug/09 -
Ally Smith 05/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with ksjs
Hidden 05/Jul/09 Lead β
Rob Grant 25/May/09 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2009 -
Hidden 10/Sep/08 Lead RP
Hidden 15/Jul/08 Lead O/S
pete johnson 13/Jul/08 Lead
with Lun
Hidden ?/Jul/08 Lead O/S
datoon 28/Jun/08 Lead
Mark Riley 26/Apr/08 Lead rpt
Rob Pitt ??/2008 Lead RP
with steveE9
ksjs 19/May/07 Lead dog

just 1 fall, should get it next time

ksjs 12/May/07 Lead dog

good route, all moves done

Boy ??/2006 -
michael burrows 04/Jun/05 2nd dnf
nicholas Barrowclough ?/Jun/05 Lead
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe ??/2005 -
Gus ??/2005 Lead
Hidden ??/2004 2nd
Graham Iles 07/Apr/02 Lead O/S
zero six ??/2000 Lead O/S
djmarko75 ?/Jun/98 Lead O/S
sadams 10/May/98 Lead O/S
with Pete Bukowski
buzby78 17/Sep/97 Lead O/S
Mike Owen 30/Aug/97 Lead rpt
with Elaine Owen
Paul Clarke ??/1995 Lead
with Well Oiled Machine, Others
michael burrows 06/Sep/94 TR
with brian jones
steve taylor ?/Aug/94 Lead dog
with Steve Williams
Roget 11/Jun/94 Lead O/S
with baccy
Hidden 08/May/94 2nd
pete johnson 27/Apr/94 2nd
with Steve Findlay
crossleysm ??/1994 Lead RP
whispering nic ?/Aug/93 Lead O/S
with Kat
ukb & bmc shark ??/1993 Lead O/S

Year a guess

mik1miller ??/1993 Lead dog
with bernie bradbury
Rich Kirby 24/Aug/92 Lead O/S
Steve Crowe 27/Jun/92 Lead O/S
with KM
keefe 22/Sep/91 -
Hidden 18/Aug/91 Lead O/S
Ian Jones ?/Jul/91 Lead O/S
with A 10 pint hangover, Dirty Dave Swain
wynaptomos ?/May/91 Lead O/S
Mike Owen 01/May/89 Lead O/S
with Elaine Owen
Billg ??/1989 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Sep/87 -
robyn1 ??/1985 -
stp ??/1984 Lead


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