Rockfax Description
Climb the natural line of grooves and flake-cracks on the left-hand side of the impressive Sauron slab. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
Climbs the natural line of grooves and flake cracks on the left hand side of the impressive 'Sauron' slab. Climb the initial blocky groove past 3 bolts via 2 fins to gain the large ledge. The hard climbing starts here with a technical move to get established on the wall / slab. Continue upwards following the system of flakes to a square cut groove, some technical and precarious moves up the arete on the right hand side of the groove make for a really cool crux. 11 bolts protect to a double bolt lower off + a bolt belay / abseil point on the ledge above.

Ian Lloyd-Jones and Sion McGuinness 05/May/2011.


All the Llanberis SLATE sport @ 7a & 7a+ , Slate Sport , Rarely repeated Slate Sport 7's , Sl@teheads Sl@te , Slate Mastery


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Style of Ascent
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Route of Interest
Entering the Neutral Zone

Grade: 7a ***
(Minllyn Quarry)

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