Mission Impossible | E9 Trad climb at Gallt Yr Ogof

Around 8a+ to 8b difficulty wise, protected by pegs and small wires.


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James McHaffie
Added at 09:01 on 09 January 2021

Ascents

6 recorded ascents.

Climber Style FA Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Neil Carson Lead (Worked) 23 Jul 1997
James McHaffie Lead (Worked) 01 Jun 2009 (approx)

Second ascent.

https://vimeo.com/4925236

https://www.ukclimbing.com/news/2009/06/james_mchaffie_tom_cruises_mission_impossible-47686

Oli Grounsell Lead (Worked) 15 Jun 2016 (approx)

Third ascent.

I'd say this is the first route I have done which genuinely felt E9, purely for the physical difficulty (8a+/b). A lot of the others are kind of hovering on the border.

https://www.ukclimbing.com/news/2016/06/third_ascent_of_mission_impossible_e9_7a_for_oli_grounsell-70520

Angus Kille Lead (Worked) 17 Sep 2020

https://www.ukclimbing.com/news/2020/09/mission_impossible_e9_7a_by_angus_kille-72495

Hazel Findlay Lead (Worked) 22 Sep 2020
James Taylor Lead (Worked) 20 Jul 2022

https://www.instagram.com/p/CgxBxM8jnd_/