Rockfax Description
A fine feature of the buttress that follows the right-trending line of overhangs. Care with the rock needed at the start. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
Probably the best E1 on sandstone. Follow the underside of the stepped roofs from left to right, a tricky move at the end allows access to a ledge (thread a long sling in a vertical borehole) and an easy finish.

G Lewis, S Blackman 1982

Ticklists: CUMC Ticklist, Becky's ticklist.

Hidden 14/Jun/17 2nd dog
Pontyjosh 25/May/17 2nd
dmacmorris 25/May/17 Lead O/S

Good route

with Josh
KiranV 14/Sep/16 2nd rpt
with David Kilner
dkilner 14/Sep/16 Lead rpt
with Kiranv
Hidden 22/Jun/16 2nd O/S
spearing05 21/Jun/16 Lead rpt

It's been a while, so a cracking route.

with Andrew Manon.
Hidden 21/Jun/16 Lead rpt
No? Yes! 25/May/16 2nd

Enjoyable figuring out sequence at crux

with Rob
dkilner 25/Mar/16 Lead RP
with Dan
dkilner 23/Mar/16 TR
with Kiranv
KiranV 23/Mar/16 TR
with David Kilner
pdrums777 01/Sep/15 2nd O/S

Realized where a key hold was at the crux after making awkward move.

with Gareth (trev)
gman2 01/Sep/15 Lead O/S
with paul
Hidden 31/Jul/15 2nd β
Steve Lewis 25/Jul/15 2nd β
with ZClegg
Hidden 25/Jul/15 Lead O/S
VPJB 20/May/15 Lead
steve-grigg 13/May/15 Lead O/S
James Lamb 13/May/15 2nd
Alex Winter 08/Feb/15 2nd O/S

Really nice. HVS I reckon.

with Ben Darby
Cheese Monkey 08/Feb/15 Lead O/S

Probably more like HVS 5b, but still a great route

with Alex W
evhall 01/Feb/15 Lead O/S
with Tom P
Hidden 01/Feb/15 2nd O/S
AndrewP 04/Oct/14 Lead O/S

A pleasant VS with a one move E1 crux. Took me ages to commit to the move but was OK in the end. Doesn't say much for S Wales sandstone if this is the best E1!

FelixPeterken 04/Oct/14 2nd O/S

Just one big move

with AndrewP
David Maddison 11/Sep/14 Lead O/S
gingernick 15/Jul/14 Lead rpt
steveanthony 15/Jul/14 2nd β
Giles Davis 15/Jul/14 2nd O/S
with Dean Jones
Didymus 11/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Ra
Dafydd Llywelyn 09/Apr/14 2nd O/S
tommccluskey 09/Apr/14 Lead rpt
with Dafydd
Petar Samkov 07/Dec/13 -
tommccluskey 07/Dec/13 2nd O/S

In the dark and drizzle - interesting!

with Petar
matjam 28/Nov/13 2nd rpt
gingernick ?/Aug/13 Lead rpt
with Darrell 06/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Leo
Hidden 03/Apr/13 Lead β
tweedcore 26/Feb/13 2nd O/S
with Leo
EmilyN 11/Nov/12 2nd
with Toph
Dr Toph 11/Nov/12 Lead O/S

Really not all that. Dodgy rock at the bottom and the top, with a couple of nice moves tucked in the middle.

with Emily
Tym_m ?/Aug/12 Lead O/S
jon clayton 21/Jul/12 Lead
Hidden 29/May/12 Lead O/S
spearing05 10/Apr/12 Lead rpt
with Andrew
Hidden 10/Apr/12 2nd rpt
Hidden 18/Mar/12 Lead β
spearing05 18/Mar/12 2nd

Attempted lead, slumped on gear several time on crux, bailed then managed to second it.

with Andrew
spearing05 18/Mar/12 Lead dnf

Couldn't commit to the crux - have been back and completed since. First E1

with Andrew
huwmjames 05/Aug/11 2nd
Hidden 03/Aug/11 Lead O/S
matjam 20/Jul/11 2nd
gareth r 19/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Aug/10 Lead rpt
Hidden 11/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Aug/10 Lead β
jon clayton 09/Jul/10 Lead
Hidden 19/Apr/10 Lead O/S
sdi 01/Oct/09 Lead O/S

Felt more like HVS to me? Maybe the recent alpine chossfests have affected me badly. Good route, though.

with Steve B
spbond 01/Oct/09 2nd O/S
with Stef
Paul Bowen 03/Jul/09 Lead rpt
with John Crane
Hidden 22/May/09 Lead O/S
Mark Walter 05/Jun/08 TR O/S
with Jon Bleiker
Paul Bowen 18/May/08 Lead rpt
with Julian Steer
chris wyatt 16/Feb/08 Lead
with Mike Barclay
Ollie B ??/2008 Lead O/S
with various
Hidden 10/Aug/07 Lead O/S
mikeshewring ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2006 Lead O/S
Billg ??/2005 Lead O/S
with Susanne Richards
Hidden 01/Jun/03 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Jul/02 Lead O/S
Laramadness 06/Jun/00 2nd β
Hidden 19/Aug/98 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Jun/98 2nd O/S
goi.ashmore 09/Sep/97 Lead O/S
with James Tracey
Adrian Eggleton 31/May/94 2nd
with jim whitford
Hidden 14/Aug/93 Lead
channinga ??/1990 -
wynaptomos ?/May/86 Lead O/S
sablackman ??/1982 2nd O/S
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