Rockfax Description
A cruxy route with interesting moves on good rock. Start just right of a small spike, about 4m left of the ramp-line of Kaisergebirge Wall. Follow a shallow groove past a spike to reach Kaisergebirge Wall. Climb this up and left to a sloping ledge by a thin vertical crack. Arrange gear in the crack and move up and left to where a tricky traverse right gains the top of the crack and a hidden hold. Follow the easier ramp/flake-line leading diagonally up and right to a ledge and belay. Abseil off.
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UKC Logbook Description
A short but interesting wall. Start at a small spike left of Kaisergerbirge Wall.
Climb the shallow groove right of the spike to join the Kaisergebirge Wall traverse. From the sloping platform climb up bearing slightly left until a difficult move right to a sharp hidden hold enables the obvious traverse line to be followed up right to easy ground. Ascend to Lords. (p 89 Llanberis Climber's Club guide 2009)

H I Banner, J O'Neil, R Beesly 02/Aug/1958.


North Wales Rock Graded List , "A Graded List of a Few Welsh Climbs" Aka ROGER'S LIST , Glyn's North Wales mid-grade ticklist , Bold Tradprenticeship , Llidberis


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