Rockfax Description
An excellent and memorable route with a run-out section that will put hairs on your chest! Start below a crack and climb edges up and left, then back right, to reach the first gear in the crack. Follow the crack, sometimes on the wall to the left or right, to gain the pipe. Make bold moves to a shot-hole below a tower, then move left to a groove and follow it easily to a belay on a large flat ledge. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
A classic crack climb of the slate quarries. Climbs the distinct crackline up rainbow slab. Climb with interest to the metal pipe, tie this off then boldly continue up the easier slab above. belay well back.


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User Date Notes
Astilath 15 Apr, 2022 Show βeta
βeta: Take a medium tricam for shot hole at top of runout! Would be very welcome on a lead!
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βeta: Take a medium tricam for shot hole at top of runout! Would be very welcome on a lead!

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Grade: E2 5c ***
(Min Pistyll)

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