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Rockfax Description
A brilliant route, but one that can have a problematic middle pitch in soft snow conditions
1) 2, 45m. Follow the deep gully to a belay beneath an overhang
2) 4, 20m. Battle past the overhang via a steep groove on the left and continue to a cave
3) 2, 60m. Climb leftwards from the cave belay to gain easier ground and the ridge. © Rockfax

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Cold Climbs, North Wales 100 Classic Climbs, Bangor BUMS Uni-Life Ticklist, Cold Climbs (slimmed down)

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Logged Ascents

User Date Style Notes & Partners
williap 25 Feb, 2018 AltLd O/S
Pete_Frost 24 Feb, 2018 AltLd rpt This time the crux was getting to the cave. P1 was pleasant bridging up an icy groove. Decent rock gear where it matters.
with Steve Jenkins
This time the crux was getting to the cave. P1 was pleasant bridging up an icy groove. Decent rock gear where it matters.
with Steve Jenkins
Ewan Russell 17 Feb, 2018 2nd
with LDudill
with LDudill
Hidden 17 Feb, 2018 Lead O/S
Hidden ??, 2018 Solo O/S
Hidden 1 Dec, 2017 Solo
mike mo ??, 2017 -
mike mo ??, 2017 -
Climbingspike ??, 2016 -
Pete_Frost 1 Mar, 2014 Solo O/S Nice, plastic water-ice on the crux by the cave. Didn't feel like tech 4.
Nice, plastic water-ice on the crux by the cave. Didn't feel like tech 4.
Hidden 3 Mar, 2013 AltLd O/S
suffolknick 2 Mar, 2013 2nd O/S
with clams
with clams
clams 2 Mar, 2013 Lead
Dizz 24 Feb, 2013 AltLd O/S Middle pitch (my lead) desperate but good fun! Never done those moves before!
with megan
Middle pitch (my lead) desperate but good fun! Never done those moves before!
with megan
mikeyjbs 23 Feb, 2013 AltLd O/S
with mike moss
with mike moss
mike.moss 23 Feb, 2013 AltLd O/S
Hidden 23 Feb, 2013 Lead O/S
Jillybean 23 Feb, 2013 AltLd
with Dan Butler
with Dan Butler
The Bad Cough 13 Dec, 2012 AltLd O/S
with Paul Beacall
with Paul Beacall
frost 13 Dec, 2012 Solo
Hidden 13 Dec, 2012 AltLd
Hidden 12 Dec, 2012 AltLd O/S
Hidden ??, 2012 -
Hidden ??, 2012 -
Hidden ??, 2012 -
Hidden 11 Jan, 2011 AltLd O/S
robblowen 11 Jan, 2011 AltLd O/S Fantastic route!!!
with Migsy
Fantastic route!!!
with Migsy
Hidden 9 Jan, 2011 AltLd
Hidden 8 Jan, 2011 AltLd O/S
Tim Sparrow 3 Jan, 2011 AltLd Thin on the crux, involved 2 axe pull up as restricted to the confines of the corner. Gear good.
with Ian Owen
Thin on the crux, involved 2 axe pull up as restricted to the confines of the corner. Gear good.
with Ian Owen
Tim Sparrow ??, 2011 -
Hidden ??, 2011 -
Hidden ?Dec, 2010 AltLd
rob k 13 Mar, 2010 AltLd O/S
with J Gorman
with J Gorman
George Ormerod 10 Mar, 2010 AltLd O/S
Roger Cruse 10 Mar, 2010 AltLd O/S
with George
with George
Hidden 9 Mar, 2010 AltLd O/S
Hidden 9 Mar, 2010 Lead rpt
freemanTom 6 Mar, 2010 Solo Jedi Soloed. Cracking route in good nick.
with Jurgen
Jedi Soloed. Cracking route in good nick.
with Jurgen
Hidden 6 Mar, 2010 Solo
Hidden 23 Feb, 2010 2nd O/S
willson 23 Feb, 2010 AltLd Nice but for all the wind and spindrift. Ice pretty thin.
with WILLS, ben
Nice but for all the wind and spindrift. Ice pretty thin.
with WILLS, ben
Cuillin Calling 20 Feb, 2010 AltLd
Paul-Michael 20 Feb, 2010 AltLd O/S Soloed up to small over hang, Diccon lead to cave, I then lead to top. Conditions lean ice with 2cm of fresh snow on top, we were the 1st party up the route since the snow had fallen, the cornice was 2m high.
Soloed up to small over hang, Diccon lead to cave, I then lead to top. Conditions lean ice with 2cm of fresh snow on top, we were the 1st party up the route since the snow had fallen, the cornice was 2m high.
Jules_odor 18 Feb, 2010 AltLd Lean low down with thin iced rock at the small overhang (definetly solid IV+ in that nick)with a mix of good and poor snow ice above. Soft and powdery at the top, no cornice to speak of, just a small lip.
Lean low down with thin iced rock at the small overhang (definetly solid IV+ in that nick)with a mix of good and poor snow ice above. Soft and powdery at the top, no cornice to speak of, just a small lip.
Hidden 13 Feb, 2010 Solo O/S
BorisVBlade 30 Jan, 2010 Lead O/S
with Daniel Wong
with Daniel Wong
Hidden 22 Mar, 2006 Solo
Ian McNeill ??, 2006 -
Hidden 26 Feb, 2005 AltLd O/S
Hidden ?Mar, 2004 -
Hidden 11 Dec, 1996 AltLd
michael burrows 2 Apr, 1996 Solo
with richard parry
with richard parry
Hidden 19 Feb, 1994 Lead O/S
bms ?Feb, 1991 2nd Hard exit from the cave on water ice.
with BCS
Hard exit from the cave on water ice.
with BCS
kenny boy 28 Jan, 1991 AltLd
Sean Kelly ?Jan, 1991 Lead 5 routes in a day & this was the best. Had to jam the pick over a jammed nut as the ice was rather thin on the crux!
with John Hynes
5 routes in a day & this was the best. Had to jam the pick over a jammed nut as the ice was rather thin on the crux!
with John Hynes
Hidden 13 Dec, 1987 Solo
Nick Biven 8 Mar, 1986 Solo
Neil McA 24 Feb, 1986 Solo O/S Good with a tricky crux
Good with a tricky crux
michael burrows 8 Feb, 1986 AltLd O/S
with ian nettleton
with ian nettleton
Hidden ?Feb, 1984 Solo
Hidden ?Feb, 1984 Solo
steveb2006 7 Apr, 1983 AltLd
with Mike Pryzodski
with Mike Pryzodski
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