Rockfax Description
Climb the vague groove up the slab past two bolts. Passing the second is the crux - a dyno for a three-finger edge. From here, move into the top of Heading the Shot. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
Nails climbing up the faint groove immediately left oh Heading the Shot via 2 bolts to join the top section of the aforementioned route

J Dawes 24/Jul/1986

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North Wales Rock Graded List, Best slab climbs of the UK, Top class slate sport 7b-8a, Slate Sport, All the Llanberis SLATE sport @ 8's & 9

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Logged Ascents

UserDateStyleNotes & Partners
ferdia 19 Apr TR
with Tessa Lyons, Ben Silvestre, burto
with Tessa Lyons, Ben Silvestre, burto
Hidden 9 Apr TR dog
LucaC 16 Sep, 2018 TR dog Couldn’t do the dyno
with Jack
Couldn’t do the dyno
with Jack
i_a_coops 13 Jul, 2018 Lead RP Fab. Extended clip 2 as Felix has only been belaying for a few weeks :D
with Felix
Fab. Extended clip 2 as Felix has only been belaying for a few weeks :D
with Felix
pablosordo 31 Dec, 2016 TR worked moves on a top rope, thin, doable with the right beta?
with phil
worked moves on a top rope, thin, doable with the right beta?
with phil
jacob shieldhouse hadley 15 May, 2016 Lead RP I do love to kazoo!
I do love to kazoo!
jacob shieldhouse hadley 30 Apr, 2016 TR rpt linked it all!!!!!!!
linked it all!!!!!!!
Ally Smith 6 Sep, 2015 TR dog Super techy - f8a. Think i've got a method now, but may need some special footboard training to get the toe stamina!
Super techy - f8a. Think i've got a method now, but may need some special footboard training to get the toe stamina!
jacob shieldhouse hadley 30 Aug, 2015 TR dog all moves part from rockover!
with shunt
all moves part from rockover!
with shunt
Ally Smith 29 Nov, 2014 TR dog All the moves done; intense!
All the moves done; intense!
wolf.leeb 8 Jul, 2014 TR dog Moves done..
with Alexis
Moves done..
with Alexis
shed_hed 24 Jun, 2013 TR dnf Clean up until the second bolt but then completely shut down by the crux. Think this is a bit beyond me at the moment, but maybe one day!
Clean up until the second bolt but then completely shut down by the crux. Think this is a bit beyond me at the moment, but maybe one day!
dswansonlow 24 Jun, 2013 TR dnf What?! I do not understand where to begin with the crux....
What?! I do not understand where to begin with the crux....
alexkitts 18 Jun, 2013 TR dog
with Sam Davis, Paddy Griffiths, Lizzie Short
with Sam Davis, Paddy Griffiths, Lizzie Short
Hidden 25 Nov, 2012 TR
NickHarms ??, 2012 TR
Mike Goldthorp 14 Mar, 2011 Lead RP Real pleased to get this in a session. After a couple of hours on shunt figured out all the moves, crux is tricky to suss out. Cheers Tom n Jez for the belay and encouragement. F8a, bolts are where you need em
with JezH, Tom Livingstone
Real pleased to get this in a session. After a couple of hours on shunt figured out all the moves, crux is tricky to suss out. Cheers Tom n Jez for the belay and encouragement. F8a, bolts are where you need em
with JezH, Tom Livingstone
Sl@te Head 8 Feb, 2011 Lead RP Got this on the lead today :-)Very,very happy! What a brilliant route....I love thin slabs!!! Given F8a in the new slate guide my 2nd 8a... (Thanks Sion, Liam and Macsen for your support)
Got this on the lead today :-)Very,very happy! What a brilliant route....I love thin slabs!!! Given F8a in the new slate guide my 2nd 8a... (Thanks Sion, Liam and Macsen for your support)
Sl@te Head 31 Jan, 2011 TR Top-roped clean today, very nearly got it on the lead as well....fingers slipping off the finishing jug. Will hopefully get the red point sometime soon.
Top-roped clean today, very nearly got it on the lead as well....fingers slipping off the finishing jug. Will hopefully get the red point sometime soon.
smallerrich 2 May, 2010 TR dog Jaysus this is nails. Can do all but 2/3 moves that are the crux. Maybe one day..
with samrad
Jaysus this is nails. Can do all but 2/3 moves that are the crux. Maybe one day..
with samrad
samrad 2 May, 2010 TR dog nails. gonna need to develop some more crimping strength b4 i get this clean, with that hard crux section after the 2nd bolt.
nails. gonna need to develop some more crimping strength b4 i get this clean, with that hard crux section after the 2nd bolt.
Hidden ??, 2006 -
goi.ashmore 8 Jun, 1998 Lead RP In an afternoon. Thought it was more like E7,7a (see this is the grade given rather than E6,7b given in the old guidebook). The dyno isn't the crux - the rocker before the dyno is...
with James Tracey
In an afternoon. Thought it was more like E7,7a (see this is the grade given rather than E6,7b given in the old guidebook). The dyno isn't the crux - the rocker before the dyno is...
with James Tracey
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