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Rockfax Description
A great VDiff and well worth seeking out. Start 25m right of the fallen block at a narrow chimney with a flake leaning across it at half-height.
1) 18m. Ascend the chimney making good use of the flake. Follow a groove up a steep wall.
2) 20m. Climb the short, steep wall on the left, then follow the short crack to mantel into a niche. Step left and enter the crack above from behind. Follow this to a stance 5m higher.
3) 12m. Climb into the corner and traverse left along the ledge to a chimney. Climb the chimney to a ledge and good belay.
4) 20m. Easy, broken ground leads to a large grassy rake.
5) 40m. Follow the grassy rake rightwards to reach a large jumble of rocks - The Vestry.
6) 25m. Traverse to the chimney 6m to the right and climb up it. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
A strenuous and testing climb for its grade.

M W Guiness,W Mcnaught, H R C Carr 27/Aug/1925.

Ticklists

North Wales Rock Graded List , Preparation climbs for a Cuillin ridge traverse , The Long Routes , George's Ultimate Easy to Mid-Grade North Wales Trad Ticklist

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Capricorn One 18 Jul Show βeta
βeta: Rockfax topo is way off. Pitch two as described leads up to a large (read: tonnes) amount of suspect rock with a 5a-ish move to the left. There are several bits of in-situ tat (plus one more now) where people have gone wrong.
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βeta: Rockfax topo is way off. Pitch two as described leads up to a large (read: tonnes) amount of suspect rock with a 5a-ish move to the left. There are several bits of in-situ tat (plus one more now) where people have gone wrong.
bonkersbilly123 23 Jun Show βeta
βeta: First 3 pitches are fab, if you can find it. The rockfax topo is way off for the second and third pitch. Best to go off the description and look at the photos someone has posted on here as reference.
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βeta: First 3 pitches are fab, if you can find it. The rockfax topo is way off for the second and third pitch. Best to go off the description and look at the photos someone has posted on here as reference.

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Sub-Cneifion Rib

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