20m.

Rockfax Description
One that has a trad grade as gear is usually placed to reach the first bolt. Climb up the flake to the tree, then move left past a bolt to a tiny groove. Follow this past a second bolt, and exit to the lower-off on Alive and Kicking. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
Catrin E2 5c
. New route two bolts to the right of Alive and kicking, although the top bolt of A & K is clipped also. after the last bolt is passed, Keep right and climb the clean wall direct to lower of also shared with A+K

Llion Moris, Mark Reeves Feb/2007

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North Wales Rock Graded List, Slate Sport

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Logged Ascents

UserDateStyleNotes & Partners
ferdia 14 Jun TR
with Andy Moles, Hertha Taverner-Wood, burto
with Andy Moles, Hertha Taverner-Wood, burto
Andy Moles 14 Jun TR
james.slater 11 May Lead O/S
Hidden 11 May Lead rpt
Stanners 14 Apr 2nd O/S
with Colum
with Colum
LaAnnaPurna 7 Apr Lead O/S
Hidden 30 Oct, 2018 Lead O/S
Grubblack 6 Sep, 2018 2nd
Colin Scotchford 6 Sep, 2018 Lead
Adam John Haynes ?Aug, 2018 -
C coldwell-storry 15 Jul, 2018 Sent β
with rob lay
with rob lay
CoraS 10 Jul, 2018 TR O/S
Kohei ?Jul, 2018 TR
meinecke 16 Jun, 2018 Lead Anchor needs to be replaced!!!! Top left anchor bolt is coming out! Beware
Anchor needs to be replaced!!!! Top left anchor bolt is coming out! Beware
Tristan.Stricker 16 Jun, 2018 Lead
Dan Wright 31 May, 2018 2nd O/S
with Tom Kirby
with Tom Kirby
Nick1812P 7 May, 2018 Lead O/S
with Hati , dynoseb
with Hati , dynoseb
dynoseb 7 May, 2018 Lead β
Hati W 7 May, 2018 Lead O/S
rachelpearce01 5 Apr, 2018 Lead O/S
George_Surf 5 Apr, 2018 Lead O/S 3 bolts, more like 6a+ or e1 5c. Easy to the bolt, thin moves around this then easy to the top
3 bolts, more like 6a+ or e1 5c. Easy to the bolt, thin moves around this then easy to the top
Hidden 2 Sep, 2017 Lead O/S
Stixy 29 Aug, 2017 2nd O/S
with Stump
with Stump
eb202 28 Aug, 2017 2nd O/S
with Mike505
with Mike505
Mike505 28 Aug, 2017 Lead O/S Definitely worth sparing a few mins for fun crux sequence and run-outish above. The left bolt of the shared lower off is extremely loose however, not just the hanger but the whole bolt.
Definitely worth sparing a few mins for fun crux sequence and run-outish above. The left bolt of the shared lower off is extremely loose however, not just the hanger but the whole bolt.
Tom Redwood 28 Aug, 2017 TR β ### Loose left lower off bolt!!! Fun step through move near the tree then thin feet and hands until mid point, nice route.
### Loose left lower off bolt!!! Fun step through move near the tree then thin feet and hands until mid point, nice route.
Felix la shat 25 Aug, 2017 Lead O/S
with Dad
with Dad
Fionnuala ?Aug, 2017 Lead O/S
Eric Walshe ?Aug, 2017 Lead O/S First E2 lead but didn't really count it personally as it is bolted
First E2 lead but didn't really count it personally as it is bolted
BC 3 Jul, 2017 Lead Very good route. Better than A+k.
Very good route. Better than A+k.
JackM92 3 Jul, 2017 Lead O/S Nice technical sequence past the 2 bolts. Enjoyable moves.
with BC
Nice technical sequence past the 2 bolts. Enjoyable moves.
with BC
Hidden 17 Jun, 2017 TR O/S
ninastirrup 1 Jun, 2017 Lead O/S
with Dad
with Dad
Clare Dean 28 May, 2017 Lead β
with Sam2257
with Sam2257
Sam2257 28 May, 2017 Lead O/S Good fun and better than Alive and Kicking next door, but never E2 in a million years, runout at start is much much easier than A&K and then the climbing through the bolts and above them is thinner, but much more straight forward and obvious. Even less deserving of trad grade than A&K, runout sport 6a/+?
Good fun and better than Alive and Kicking next door, but never E2 in a million years, runout at start is much much easier than A&K and then the climbing through the bolts and above them is thinner, but much more straight forward and obvious. Even less deserving of trad grade than A&K, runout sport 6a/+?
Hidden 27 May, 2017 Lead O/S
Hidden 27 May, 2017 Lead O/S
Tristan.Stricker 7 May, 2017 Lead O/S Not pure sport because of runnout but not trad due to lack of natural pro. Route has identity issues. Fun none the less.
Not pure sport because of runnout but not trad due to lack of natural pro. Route has identity issues. Fun none the less.
meinecke 6 May, 2017 2nd Definitely coming back to lead this. Deck potential between 2nd and 3rd bolt
Definitely coming back to lead this. Deck potential between 2nd and 3rd bolt
Hidden 30 Apr, 2017 2nd
Hidden 30 Apr, 2017 2nd
Martin Haworth 30 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S
Hidden 15 Apr, 2017 TR
Andy Peak 1 25 Mar, 2017 Lead O/S Fun
with Andrew Deckon
Fun
with Andrew Deckon
BenRyle 25 Mar, 2017 Lead rpt
with Cat, Kim, Ian Grobowski
with Cat, Kim, Ian Grobowski
deacondeacon 25 Mar, 2017 Lead O/S
Lewis Perrin Williams ??, 2017 -
with Kim
with Kim
Terry Cruise ??, 2017 Lead O/S
smallerrich 29 Nov, 2016 Lead O/S
with BenRyle
with BenRyle
BenRyle 29 Nov, 2016 Lead rpt
with Kim, Max, Steve Daniels, Rich C
with Kim, Max, Steve Daniels, Rich C
Jim Slater 30 Oct, 2016 Lead O/S
Graeme Hammond 30 Oct, 2016 Lead O/S lower harder climbing well protected by the 2 bolts then a little run out on easier ground to the A+K bolt before the big swing fall potential on the eliminate top section (easy ground to left on A+K) which felt as hard as the lower crux to me.
lower harder climbing well protected by the 2 bolts then a little run out on easier ground to the A+K bolt before the big swing fall potential on the eliminate top section (easy ground to left on A+K) which felt as hard as the lower crux to me.
Dafydd Llywelyn 25 Oct, 2016 Lead RP Exciting groove section, bit of a rude awakening back to climbing!
with Clare Wigley
Exciting groove section, bit of a rude awakening back to climbing!
with Clare Wigley
JamesWilliams 31 Jul, 2016 Lead O/S
with Arthur Milr
with Arthur Milr
Sam Watson 29 Jul, 2016 Lead O/S Only marginally harder than Alive and Kicking, hardest parts are bolted and the run out is easy. Soft e2
Only marginally harder than Alive and Kicking, hardest parts are bolted and the run out is easy. Soft e2
Hidden 17 Jul, 2016 Lead O/S
jacob shieldhouse hadley 10 Jul, 2016 Lead O/S
with justin, Lewis Smith
with justin, Lewis Smith
Nick Russell 11 Jun, 2016 Lead β Good moves. Not sure how to grade something like this.
Good moves. Not sure how to grade something like this.
alastairbegley 11 Jun, 2016 Lead O/S Really nice route. Enjoyed the moves above the second bolt. Thankfully the climbing eases as the runout increases!
Really nice route. Enjoyed the moves above the second bolt. Thankfully the climbing eases as the runout increases!
Alex Winter 11 Jun, 2016 Lead β
with Nick and Alastair
with Nick and Alastair
efp 22 May, 2016 2nd
Laura Pruul 22 May, 2016 Lead O/S
with efp, Owen Jones
with efp, Owen Jones
jsmcfarland 15 May, 2016 Lead O/S Deserves the trad grade. Crux is fingery but the climbing is nice enough. 1 and a half stars? :)
Deserves the trad grade. Crux is fingery but the climbing is nice enough. 1 and a half stars? :)
tim.fairhall 15 May, 2016 Lead O/S
soph 6 May, 2016 Lead O/S
with Clinton martinengo
with Clinton martinengo
wi11 30 Apr, 2016 Lead O/S
Hidden 30 Apr, 2016 Lead O/S
Cheese Monkey 24 Apr, 2016 TR O/S
JimHolmes69 13 Apr, 2016 Lead O/S
with Pete Brindle
with Pete Brindle
alanblyth 31 Mar, 2016 2nd O/S
JendeHoxar 31 Mar, 2016 Lead O/S
ChrisAllen 19 Jan, 2016 Lead O/S
Hidden ??, 2016 -
Hidden 17 Oct, 2015 Lead O/S
Hidden 17 Oct, 2015 Lead O/S
tomwright1509 13 Oct, 2015 Lead O/S
ianstevens 13 Oct, 2015 Lead O/S Not really a trad route, the start is a little short on gear but the holds are bigger than an elephant's arse. Also easy for E2. Good fun though, F6a.
Not really a trad route, the start is a little short on gear but the holds are bigger than an elephant's arse. Also easy for E2. Good fun though, F6a.
efp 13 Oct, 2015 Lead
with Joe Taylor
with Joe Taylor
Mihkel 26 Sep, 2015 Lead O/S 2 bolts.
with Nev Contractor
2 bolts.
with Nev Contractor
bigdrew 19 Jul, 2015 Lead β
with Dan
with Dan
Dale ?Jul, 2015 Lead O/S After doing alive and kicking thought I might as well do this too. Very good route more sustained and more run out good for getting my head into slate.
with john
After doing alive and kicking thought I might as well do this too. Very good route more sustained and more run out good for getting my head into slate.
with john
Hidden 6 Jun, 2015 Lead O/S
BenRyle 3 Jun, 2015 Lead rpt
with raji, James
with raji, James
chrisdavies 31 May, 2015 Lead
with barry
with barry
wazzalad20 4 May, 2015 Lead O/S Class route, definitely had a trad vibe to it. E2 5C
with anna henshaw
Class route, definitely had a trad vibe to it. E2 5C
with anna henshaw
Alex Mason 14 Mar, 2015 Lead O/S
TheaSmea ?Mar, 2015 2nd O/S
cameronr11 14 Feb, 2015 TR O/S
with Tom Lloyd
with Tom Lloyd
Hidden 14 Feb, 2015 Lead O/S
treesrockice 14 Feb, 2015 Lead O/S sport route my arse! E2 defo, and great!
with German loui
sport route my arse! E2 defo, and great!
with German loui
Dronz 13 Feb, 2015 TR O/S
harold walmsley 24 Jan, 2015 Lead rpt Thought this was technically harder than the other two bolted routes hereabouts (Mark didn't).
with Mark Hounslea
Thought this was technically harder than the other two bolted routes hereabouts (Mark didn't).
with Mark Hounslea
Rob Gillespie ??, 2015 Lead O/S
ashtond6 28 Dec, 2014 Lead O/S E2 5c, F6a is a ridiculous grade for this route
E2 5c, F6a is a ridiculous grade for this route
Hidden 28 Sep, 2014 2nd
tobydunford 31 May, 2014 Lead O/S
with Harry Martin
with Harry Martin
Hidden 26 May, 2014 Lead O/S
Hidden 18 May, 2014 TR O/S
Hidden 2 May, 2014 Lead rpt
Coops_13 22 Mar, 2014 Lead O/S
adie84 ??, 2014 -
Si ??, 2014 -
DanielGyi 12 Oct, 2013 Lead O/S
Hidden 12 Oct, 2013 Lead O/S
Tom.Priestley 28 Sep, 2013 TR O/S Desperate middle section next to the two bolts. Not a sport route.
Desperate middle section next to the two bolts. Not a sport route.
Scott Quinn 28 Sep, 2013 TR fingery crux sequence, not quite a sport route
with Al, Tom.Priestley
fingery crux sequence, not quite a sport route
with Al, Tom.Priestley
wolf.leeb 21 Sep, 2013 Lead O/S
with Alexis
with Alexis
Hidden 21 Sep, 2013 Lead O/S
Hidden 11 Aug, 2013 Lead O/S
tim newton 10 Aug, 2013 Lead O/S
with si hughes
with si hughes
Fragmod 2 Aug, 2013 Lead
kyaizawa 26 Jul, 2013 Lead O/S Second bolt clip is tricky and mid move (at least at my height it was), so I'd say it deserves the E-grade as per the guidebook.
Second bolt clip is tricky and mid move (at least at my height it was), so I'd say it deserves the E-grade as per the guidebook.
Keendan 21 Jun, 2013 Lead O/S Cool technical sequence
with Hayden Richards
Cool technical sequence
with Hayden Richards
The Norris 16 Jun, 2013 Lead dnf Couldnt pass the crux. seems i picked the wrong route to try as my first attempt on slate! Very tough move by the second bolt.
with gembel
Couldnt pass the crux. seems i picked the wrong route to try as my first attempt on slate! Very tough move by the second bolt.
with gembel
SamStokes 29 May, 2013 Lead O/S
with emilyj
with emilyj
georgedunton 25 May, 2013 Lead O/S
Richard P Coates 25 May, 2013 Lead dog
elCapitano 25 May, 2013 2nd
Dan Hale 6 May, 2013 Lead O/S
BenRyle 6 May, 2013 Lead O/S
CharlotteMilner 6 May, 2013 2nd O/S
with BenRyle
with BenRyle
tcoombe1 6 May, 2013 2nd
with BenRyle
with BenRyle
miastacey 5 May, 2013 Lead β
with Bob Smith
with Bob Smith
richardr 4 May, 2013 Lead O/S
swoe 2 Apr, 2013 Lead O/S
petekeron 31 Mar, 2013 2nd O/S
with Steve Brock
with Steve Brock
Hidden 14 Mar, 2013 Lead O/S
dwillis 4 Mar, 2013 Lead O/S
Lenny 3 Mar, 2013 Lead O/S
with Mark (Jumper)
with Mark (Jumper)
ben360 ??, 2013 - harder than alive and kicking, thin moves by the bolts
harder than alive and kicking, thin moves by the bolts
PAJames ??, 2013 -
Gambit 6 Oct, 2012 Lead O/S
with OlI, drguiom, barney1
with OlI, drguiom, barney1
Ed morris 10 Sep, 2012 Lead O/S
with Dickon
with Dickon
simonp ?Sep, 2012 Lead O/S
with Annelies Sarrazyn
with Annelies Sarrazyn
Hidden 27 Jul, 2012 Lead O/S
mikeyjbs 8 Jul, 2012 Lead
with julia kelly
with julia kelly
charlietorrance 17 May, 2012 Lead β bold at the top and harder than F6a.....E1 5b?
bold at the top and harder than F6a.....E1 5b?
Hidden 13 May, 2012 Lead
JanBella 2 May, 2012 TR
with simon
with simon
Tomprusk 25 Mar, 2012 Lead O/S E1 5c maybe? Climbing at the top is bold but much easier than the crux which is next to bolts.
with Rosie
E1 5c maybe? Climbing at the top is bold but much easier than the crux which is next to bolts.
with Rosie
pauldrew 7 Jan, 2012 Lead
Dave Rumney 7 Jan, 2012 Lead dog
Hidden ??, 2012 -
metal arms 19 Nov, 2011 Lead O/S
Ian Andrews 16 Oct, 2011 TR β F6b+ at least..!
with Norman Clacher
F6b+ at least..!
with Norman Clacher
Roger Cruse 4 Sep, 2011 TR O/S
with Kris & Mark
with Kris & Mark
Mark Young 4 Sep, 2011 Lead
with Kris
with Kris
Hidden 21 Aug, 2011 TR
Hidden 21 Aug, 2011 TR
tjmillen ?Aug, 2011 Lead
with vicky
with vicky
Bumblebee Biggs 26 Jul, 2011 Lead O/S
mfisher 26 Jul, 2011 2nd O/S
matty123 26 Jul, 2011 Lead dog
with mfisher
with mfisher
Ewan Russell 22 Jul, 2011 Lead O/S
with Halla
with Halla
richiebongo 15 Jul, 2011 Lead O/S
with Jon Didymus
with Jon Didymus
robgixer ?Jul, 2011 Lead O/S
david morse 22 Jun, 2011 Lead O/S
with josh
with josh
simon kimber 9 Jun, 2011 Lead O/S
with Hanski
with Hanski
JulesV 4 Jun, 2011 -
with Shauna Cunningham
with Shauna Cunningham
Tom Keaveny 3 Jun, 2011 Lead O/S
matty123 3 Jun, 2011 2nd dog
vinspin 1 Jun, 2011 TR rpt
Sardien 27 May, 2011 Lead O/S massive run out to the top
with Sophie Ackermann
massive run out to the top
with Sophie Ackermann
Alan James - UKC and UKH 18 May, 2011 Lead
with ClimbWebNet
with ClimbWebNet
Jonas Paulsson 10 May, 2011 Lead O/S
with Duncan Tunstall
with Duncan Tunstall
benchwarmer 2 May, 2011 Lead O/S
with alys
with alys
caradoc 23 Apr, 2011 Lead
with john b
with john b
Glyn Davidson 17 Apr, 2011 Lead dog Tricky. Dan and I both came off it. Much harder than F6a+ but only one move.
with Dan77
Tricky. Dan and I both came off it. Much harder than F6a+ but only one move.
with Dan77
Dan77 17 Apr, 2011 Lead dog
adi bryant 2 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 27 Mar, 2011 TR O/S
Hidden 27 Mar, 2011 TR
farmus21 6 Mar, 2011 Lead Harder than Alive and Kicking with a definite crux sequence through the 2nd bolt. Good climbing though.
with Eugene Theron
Harder than Alive and Kicking with a definite crux sequence through the 2nd bolt. Good climbing though.
with Eugene Theron
Hidden 6 Mar, 2011 2nd
Jack Loftus 28 Feb, 2011 Lead RP
Hidden ??, 2011 -
ndraper1 ??, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden ??, 2011 -
Alex Auty ??, 2011 Lead O/S
Olli-C 20 Nov, 2010 2nd O/S shit bolts hard for 6a
with jfane
shit bolts hard for 6a
with jfane
Ally Smith 16 Oct, 2010 Lead O/S
with Aly
with Aly
jkarran 16 Oct, 2010 Lead Nothing like F6a. E1 6a (F6b+) would be more appropriate given the old-school slate bolting.
Nothing like F6a. E1 6a (F6b+) would be more appropriate given the old-school slate bolting.
Hidden 16 Oct, 2010 Lead β
petellis 16 Oct, 2010 Lead O/S
with jkarran
with jkarran
al123 31 Aug, 2010 Lead O/S
rustaldo 31 Aug, 2010 Lead O/S the bolts aren't great..
with al123
the bolts aren't great..
with al123
ClaireS 30 Aug, 2010 2nd
HIGHTOWER 28 Jul, 2010 TR
brices 25 Jul, 2010 Lead O/S
Hidden 25 Jul, 2010 2nd O/S
conorjclarke 23 Jun, 2010 TR rpt Felt very hard. Chickened out halfway up the slab, but after leading Alive and Kicking gave it a go on top rope. Very poorly bolted.
with Nate Sharpe and Jason Bello
Felt very hard. Chickened out halfway up the slab, but after leading Alive and Kicking gave it a go on top rope. Very poorly bolted.
with Nate Sharpe and Jason Bello
mr mills 2 Jun, 2010 Lead rpt Route is described as having only 2 bolts ! The 2nd bolt being around a quarter way up the route, what the fcuk is that all about ? If you put up a new route bolt it properly or not at all !!!
with Gareth
Route is described as having only 2 bolts ! The 2nd bolt being around a quarter way up the route, what the fcuk is that all about ? If you put up a new route bolt it properly or not at all !!!
with Gareth
Hidden 17 May, 2010 2nd
Hidden 16 May, 2010 Lead O/S
pete johnson 15 May, 2010 Lead rpt
with Lun
with Lun
willoates 10 May, 2010 Lead O/S hard for 6a
with Steeve
hard for 6a
with Steeve
Hidden 2 May, 2010 Lead O/S
halfmanhalfbiscuit ?May, 2010 Lead O/S Badly bolted.
Badly bolted.
zero six ?May, 2010 Lead O/S
dicky79 8 Mar, 2010 2nd O/S
with Mark Nicholson
with Mark Nicholson
Hidden ??, 2010 2nd
Hidden 31 Oct, 2009 Lead
alek 31 Oct, 2009 Lead O/S
with James Cross, Tanya
with James Cross, Tanya
Luke Brooks ?Sep, 2009 Lead
sinbad 21 Aug, 2009 2nd
with Mike Raine
with Mike Raine
Hidden 20 Aug, 2009 Lead
Hidden 23 Jul, 2008 Lead β
Owain Llewelyn 24 Jun, 2008 Lead
with Phil
with Phil
ritchierich 19 Jun, 2007 Lead O/S Top end 5B I'd say or even 5C. Check out www.slate.wetpaint.com for details.
with Bob Dickson
Top end 5B I'd say or even 5C. Check out www.slate.wetpaint.com for details.
with Bob Dickson
Hidden 20 Apr, 2007 Lead
NickHarms ??, 1989 -
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Voting
High E3
Mid E3
Low E3
High E2
Mid E2
Low E2
High E1
Mid E1
Low E1
Votes cast 14
High 6a
Mid 6a
Low 6a
High 5c
Mid 5c
Low 5c
High 5b
Mid 5b
Low 5b
Votes cast 14
Votes cast 46
Style of ascent
Lead
Followed
Toproped
Bouldered
Not Set
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Flashed (β)
Repeated
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