Route Database : Pincushion


Country: Wales
Region: North Wales
Location: Tremadog
Crag/Mountain: Craig Pant Ifan
Route Name: Pincushion
Type: Rock Climb
Grade: E2
Guidebook: Tremadog Cwm Silyn
Climbers: Sally Pearce, Alison Stockwell
Date Climbed: 1998-07-16
Author: Alison Stockwell
Date Entered: 2005-01-17


If you are female, make sure you start this climb with an empty bladder, as the leader has a lot of work to do on the second pitch & may wish to take their time. The tree belay ledge at the top of pitch one is not a place to unrope, & you do not need uncomfortable distractions. The chimney is bold & intimidating, & the crux overhang is very strenuous, though protected by a peg. The overhangs above are not so bad, but you'll be pumped & drained by then.


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