North Wales Bouldering News

by Simon Panton Simon Panton at reports on two new V12´s and a successful North Wales bouldering meet this last weekend. First off at Parisella´s Cave, Llandudno, Neil Dyer made a link of Halfway House V12/Font 8a+ into the highball finish of Upper Cut V8/+/Font 7b/+. In Ogwen, Chris Davies has climbed another desperate line at Gallt yr Ogof. This Parade V12/Font 8a+ starts sitting as for Regeneration then breaks left after 2 moves to follow a series of head high crimps past Sway On, to finish up Diamond Eyes, the V9/Font 7c dyno on the left side of this steep face.The 2007 North Wales Bouldering Meet turned out to be a fantastic weekend, with much fun and frolics had by all who got involved. Friday night at the newly energised Fricsan pub in Cwm y Glo proved to be a rocking affair with live music and much drunken shenanigans stretching late into the night. Visitors dropped in from the Lakes, Liverpool, Manchester, Sheffield, Birmingham and Oxford; there was also a strong contingent of local hosts who turned out.Read the full reports at