UKC

25m.

Rockfax Description
One of the great E5s of the Pass. It requires a steady approach and a good eye for gear to make it safe - a large cam is handy. Start by a low diagonal crack in the centre of the wall. Move up over this and step up to the higher leftwards-slanting crack. Follow the crack left to a faint groove and a series of leaning flake/cracks. Move more urgently up these to reach a bold wall and a hand-jamming crack above. Gain the crack with relief if you can jam and continue on to the top. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
The excellent route up the centre of the wall on perfectly adequate gear. Start at the base of a very slight groove, move up to a leftward diagonal crack and follow this back to big holds and the aformentioned groove. Climb direct on satisfyingly large holds to a short, wide crack and scamper out left into a large steepening groove. Finish up this. french 6c.

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Ticklists

Top Five Pass E4's , Great Wall Climbs of the UK , North Wales Rock Graded List , Trad climbs for sport climbers , James' 2015 Summer. , Caff's 100 Ace E5s , Ultimate E5 ticklist , Definitive *** Llanberis , Welsh climbs to last a lifetime , North Wales E5s

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Steve Long 23 Jul, 2021 Show βeta
βeta: Maybe a harder crux, but less sustained than "What a difference"
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βeta: Maybe a harder crux, but less sustained than "What a difference"
James-m-h 22 Jun, 2019 Show βeta
βeta: Fell off after I couldn't get the gear out absolutely pumped
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βeta: Fell off after I couldn't get the gear out absolutely pumped

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Style of Ascent
Lead
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Route of Interest
Tufty Club Rebellion

Grade: E5 6b ***
(Esgair Maen Gwyn (Scimitar Ridge))

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