Contributed by Sl@te Head Feb/19 - This public hilllist has been seen 3,793 times

My contribution to the Dinorwic Slate Quarries, grades from VS to E6 Trad and 4a to 7c Sport. A list of my own slate first ascents and also routes I cleaned and bolted for others. Enjoy....

Twll Mawr new Trad route   'Cam-ikaze Corner'   © Sl@te Head
Twll Mawr new Trad route 'Cam-ikaze Corner'
© Sl@te Head, Aug 2014

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Map of routes in this ticklist

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Note: Only showing summits, scrambles, winter routes, and low grade climbs

Distribution of grades

Top 12 photos of this hilllist

Gerwyn Roberts on  "Plastic Soldier" Dinorwig Quarry - 6a

Plastic Soldier
Gerwyn Roberts on "Plastic Soldier" Dinorwig Quarry - 6a
© HeddFWilliams

Geoff Setting the Controls for the Heart of the Sun....

Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun
Geoff Setting the Controls for the Heart of the Sun....
© Steve Long

Celt (11) Leading Pitch 2 on the first Ascent of 'Imagine Dragons' Twll Mawr

Imagine Dragons
Celt (11) Leading Pitch 2 on the first Ascent of 'Imagine Dragons' Twll Mawr
© Sl@te Head

Jamie chilling on p5 after the 7a flash

Tân y Ddraig
Jamie chilling on p5 after the 7a flash
© gowain

Final moves

Y Gwaedlyd
Final moves
© 2852tomki

slabrog-gorbals

Slab Rog
slabrog-gorbals
© Sl@te Head

Plastic soldier

Plastic Soldier
Plastic soldier
© groundupbobman

Yr Wyddfa looming in the backdrop

Hawk Eye
Yr Wyddfa looming in the backdrop
© finnbell0101

Mark Hounslea finishing Supermassive Black Hole, Llanberis slate

Supermassive Black Hole
Mark Hounslea finishing Supermassive Black Hole, Llanberis slate
© lonetreephotography.co.uk

Reaching for a bolt on Clash

Clash of the Titans
Reaching for a bolt on Clash
© James McDonald

Lovely climb, amazing position

Plastic Soldier
Lovely climb, amazing position
© Karl

Tesni aged 11 on Slate First ascent

We no speak Americano!
Tesni aged 11 on Slate First ascent
© Sl@te Head


Add Climb name Grade Ticks? Height Crag name
TWLL MAWR
The Rock Bottom Line 7b+ *** 35 135m • 5 Twll Mawr
Dark Side of the Moon 7b * 2 22m Twll Mawr
Champagne Supernova 7b ** 2 50m Twll Mawr
Black Hole Sun 7a+ *** 67 75m • 3 Twll Mawr
Tân y Ddraig 7a ** 87 180m • 6 Twll Mawr
Supermassive Black Hole 7a *** 210 75m • 4 Twll Mawr
Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun 7a ** 19 22m Twll Mawr
Black Holes and Revelations 7a ** 25 75m • 2 Twll Mawr
Black Hole of Calcutta 7a * 12 55m • 2 Twll Mawr
The Desolation of Smaug! 6c ** 257 145m • 6 Twll Mawr
Imagine Dragons 6b ** 96 47m • 2 Twll Mawr
Black Holes and Revelations - The Wobbly Ladder Pitch 6b ** 18 25m Twll Mawr
Black Hole of Calcutta (P2) 6a+ * 8 ? Twll Mawr
Cam-ikaze Corner E3 6a * - 15m Twll Mawr
Lost in the Echo E2 5b * - 25m Twll Mawr
Rhyfelwr E2 5b ** 74 27m Twll Mawr
Booooom, Blast & Ruin VS 4c * 9 22m Twll Mawr
Tunnel Vision V5 3 8m Twll Mawr
AUSTRALIA
Glasgow Kiss 7c ** 16 30m Australia
Toe be or not Toe be... 7b 20 12m Australia
Ziplock 7b ** 14 15m Australia
Pulverised 7b 4 20m Australia
Øyenstikker 7a+ * 2 15m Australia
Slabaholics Anonymous 7a+ ** 73 27m Australia
Rock Yoga 7a+ ** 215 18m Australia
Cirith Ungol 7a+ ** 18 ? Australia
Boulevard of Broken Dreams 6c+ * 51 14m Australia
G'Day Corner 7a+ * 8 25m Australia
Walk this way 7a ** 57 22m Australia
Mister Blister 7a * 24 17m Australia
Impact Zone 7a ** 19 16m Australia
Fontaineslab 7a * 4 15m Australia
Mynd am Aur 7a * 182 15m Australia
Slabology 7a * 48 25m Australia
Hack the Jugular 6c * 6 25m Australia
Shorty's Dyno (Short Person's Method) 6c+ 291 ? Australia
Crazy Train 6c ** 104 ? Australia
Wave Rock 6c ** 24 15m Australia
Sleeper 6c * 32 ? Australia
Donald Duck 6c * 127 ? Australia
Y Rhaffwr 6c ** 31 16m Australia
Slab Rog 6b+ *** 221 17m Australia
Ride like the wind! 6b+ * 6 ? Australia
Scarface Claw 6b+ ** 105 ? Australia
The Olympic Torch 6b+ ** 167 15m Australia
Feeling Rusty? 6b+ * 253 13m Australia
To infinity and beyond! 6b ** 23 ? Australia
Slab Slayer 6b ** 109 13m Australia
Cyber World Sl@te Heads 6a+ * 692 ? Australia
Orangutang Overhang 6a+ ** 1204 ? Australia
Hogiau Pen Garet 6a+ * 128 ? Australia
Better Slate than Never 6a+ * 11 15m Australia
Clash of the Titans 6a ** 814 40m Australia
The Curious Incident 6a * 49 ? Australia
Shorty's Dyno (Tall Person's Method) 6a * 137 ? Australia
Celtic Blood 6a * 100 20m Australia
Harri Bach Llanrug 6a * 307 18m Australia
Plastic Soldier 6a ** 1126 40m Australia
Surprise Surprise 6a * 1588 ? Australia
Sl@tehead's Arête 6a+ * 200 16m Australia
Sport 4 All 5a 848 ? Australia
Kinder Surprise 5a * 1448 ? Australia
Steps of Glory 5a ** 1958 ? Australia
The Garet Slide 4a 14 12m Australia
Zzzooming The Tube E3 6a * 65 ? Australia
Planet Zzzoink Arete E3 5c - ? Australia
Just for Fun E2 5c * 308 11m Australia
The Man Who Fell to Earth E2 5c 4 ? Australia
Brief Encounter HVS 5a * 220 20m Australia
BUS STOP QUARRY
Finatic 6c * 77 ? Bus Stop Quarry
Bohemian Slabsody 7a * 17 10m Bus Stop Quarry
Drivin' the Karma Bus 6a+ - 26m Bus Stop Quarry
Bosch Stop Quarry 6a+ * 524 ? Bus Stop Quarry
Bish Bash Bosch 6a+ * 479 ? Bus Stop Quarry
Mini Bus Stop 6a * 250 ? Bus Stop Quarry
Jenga 4c * 420 ? Bus Stop Quarry
Jagged Face 4a * 752 ? Bus Stop Quarry
CALIFORNIA
Slabs 'R' Us 7b * 5 24m California
Welcome to the Machine 7a+ ** 8 40m California
We no speak Americano! 6a ** 125 30m • 2 California
NEVER NEVER LAND
Cavity Wall 7c ** 51 20m Never Never Land
Let Yourself Go! 7a * 71 14m Never Never Land
Super Slinky 6c * 92 13m Never Never Land
Easy for Caterpillars 7a 54 12m Never Never Land
Swiss Air 6c * 144 20m Never Never Land
Release the Kraken! 6b+ ** 289 22m Never Never Land
Operation Bee Line 6c+ 24 22m Never Never Land
Macsen 5c * 347 ? Never Never Land
Hawk Eye 5c ** 868 20m Never Never Land
Octogenarian 5b ** 373 18m Never Never Land
Learning to Fly 5a ** 248 18m Never Never Land
Suspension of Disbelief E4 6a - 22m Never Never Land
Shock the Monkey HVS 5a 31 25m Never Never Land
SERENGETI
Diagonal Dilemma 7b * 1 ? Serengeti
Y Gwaedlyd 7a * 59 ? Serengeti
Seam, Stress E6 6a 14 20m Serengeti
No Problem E4 6b 1 ? Serengeti
Igam-Ogam E4 6a * 21 ? Serengeti
Same Ol' Situation (S.O.S) 5b * - 20m Serengeti
RAINBOW WALLS
Honorary Limestone 7a ** 27 22m Rainbow Slab Area
Chinook Arete 7a ** 39 23m Rainbow Slab Area
Doobie the Dugong 7a 8 12m Rainbow Slab Area
Paradise Lost Direct 6c+ * 4 ? Rainbow Slab Area
Monster Munch 6c+ * 145 12m Rainbow Slab Area
Teenage Dreams 6b ** 231 18m Rainbow Slab Area
Celtic Warrior 6a+ ** 234 15m Rainbow Slab Area
Over Taken By Department 'C' 6a ** 220 20m Rainbow Slab Area
Circus Skills 6a * 288 12m Rainbow Slab Area
Slate Ninja 6a ** 244 15m Rainbow Slab Area
White Tiger 6a ** 278 14m Rainbow Slab Area
Magic Carpet 5a * 277 15m Rainbow Slab Area
Colin's Arete 4c 226 ? Rainbow Slab Area
Y Rybelwr E4 6a * 2 22m Rainbow Slab Area
LOST WORLD / HEAVEN WALLS
Saruman 7a ** 7 30m The Lost...
XXXposure 6a+ * 9 8m The Lost...
DALI'S HOLE
Slip Not 6a+ 20 ? Dali's Hole
Why Knot? 6a+ 21 ? Dali's Hole
Dali's Lemming Ducklings (care to be taken) E3 6b - ? Dali's Hole
Tower of Laughter E1 6a * 68 ? Dali's Hole
Jex's Fumble Clipping Arete (care to be taken) HVS 5a 3 12m Dali's Hole
SLATE ADVENTURES
Hobbits, Ladders and Tunnels XS *** 2 ? Twll Mawr
43 e, 151 stars 22,097 2,241m 144
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