UKC

60m, 2 pitches.

Rockfax Description
One of the UK's milestone routes for any aspiring hard climber which traces a majestic line up this stunning wall with initially technical climbing giving way to easier, but bolder moves higher up. Start on a grassy terrace below the high groove of Daurigol and to the right of some thin cracks that lead up the left-hand side of the Great Wall.
1) 6a, 25m. Climb up to a small overlap below a line of cracks. Climb these up and rightwards with difficulty until a reach gains a crack. Pull up into a depression to belay.
2) 5c, 35m. Climb up the crack and then a corner above (becoming thin on gear) to a left-facing groove and overlap. A memorable long move to a good hold leads quickly to a long ledge. Traverse right along this and back left to easier ground. © Rockfax

Ticklists

15 Climbs to do before you die, Hard Rock, Extreme Rock, Great Wall Climbs of the UK, North Wales Rock Graded List, Good E4s, Full of Myself - Johnny's Book namecheck, Extreme Rock "Wall" Routes, ROCKFAX Style Top 50: North Wales, ROCKFAX - Top 50 North Wales Climbs, Alex's Wales ticklist, Bangor BUMS Uni-Life Ticklist, Ultimate E4 ticklist, The best the UK has to offer for beasts (apart from the lakes cos its always wet), 2019 Targets, Wales Ticklist, Hard Rock 2020, World Class Britain & Ireland, Hard Rock 2020

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βeta: Fine lead by Johnny. A superb climb with your best friend...good memories!
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βeta: Fine lead by Johnny. A superb climb with your best friend...good memories!

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Byzantium

Grade: E4 6a ***
(Craig Doris)
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