Rockfax Description
Follow the ramp, then the bulging crack, to a hard finish. © Rockfax

FA. Les Gillot, early 1960s 1962

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Eastern Grit (2006): Top 500.

Jim Malo 02/Nov Lead rpt
with Vixxm
Vixxm 02/Nov 2nd O/S
with Baldy
TGreen 11/Oct 2nd O/S
yarrow 11/Oct Lead O/S
josh_smith_90 11/Oct 2nd O/S
with Harry Y
Rosie Henstock 11/Oct Lead O/S
Andrew Barker 10/Sep Solo O/S
Sam Ash 08/Sep Solo O/S
Hidden 29/Aug 2nd
Hidden 23/Aug 2nd
mky77 16/Aug 2nd
Hidden 16/Aug Lead O/S
petern 15/Aug 2nd O/S
lizzie789 15/Aug Lead O/S

A one move wonder at the top.

with kp64zl
Hidden 15/Aug Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Aug 2nd rpt
kp64zl ?/Aug 2nd
with Liz D
GermanAlex 27/Jun Lead O/S

Good fun, pretty much a quick boulder problem a few meters above the ground.

with Emma
Dan Hostford 23/May Solo O/S
SamT1 16/May 2nd β
with LA Wray, Chris Knight
knighty 16/May Lead O/S

Nice climbing. What you see is what you get.

with SamT1
Cake 10/May 2nd O/S
with Matt
AsleepOnBelay 10/May 2nd
with Matt, Owen
alicethwaites 10/May 2nd
with Tom Geliot
Hidden 07/May Lead O/S
MD 04/May 2nd
with Jo, Mark H
Curly Rich 04/May 2nd O/S
with gmc
Happy Wanderer 04/May 2nd O/S

Mark led

with Mark H, Mike D
Chris M 14/Apr -
with Dan G
WhipperSnapper 09/Apr Lead
with Minty
bazilikiukas 09/Apr 2nd O/S
Hidden 07/Apr 2nd
alaster tonge 06/Apr Lead O/S
with Assad Lahlou
pete_naylor 05/Apr Lead O/S
FlavioL1989 05/Apr Solo O/S
mattpw 04/Apr 2nd O/S
with Nick Butler
TobyA 14/Mar Solo dnf

Actually could reach over the top, but couldn't find a convincing enough hold to pull over the overhang. Down climbed.

vigroovian 10/Mar 2nd O/S

Great climb! Get those Knee bars in!

with Ryan
ryan_d 10/Mar Lead O/S

Tough finish but fun.

with Will Weir
robblowen 08/Feb Lead O/S
robgixer ??/2015 -
gazfellows 02/Nov/14 Lead
with Graham
benlatham07 12/Oct/14 Lead O/S
icantthinkrightnow 11/Oct/14 Lead
ralphio 10/Oct/14 Lead O/S

Very short route, only just worth VS. Basically three or four steep pulls on jugs then its all over.

with Charles
cem 10/Oct/14 2nd rpt
with Ralph
tim.fairhall 16/Sep/14 Solo
Andy Fielding 14/Sep/14 Lead
goddamm7 14/Sep/14 2nd O/S
stuart90 14/Sep/14 Lead
with Laura Thompson
RichardMc 04/Sep/14 2nd
with Andy Sutton
OffshoreAndy 03/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with ukc richard
Hidden 16/Aug/14 2nd O/S
Jimbo C 27/Jul/14 Solo rpt
with Jon, Chris
jonhowson 27/Jul/14 Solo O/S
with Jimbo
minaturechris 26/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Stacey
staceyjg 26/Jul/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 22/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Jun/14 2nd O/S
ashtond6 05/May/14 Solo O/S
djones66 05/May/14 2nd O/S

There are very few moves on this route. I'd give it HS. Not worth a star.

with Stve mc D
Hidden 20/Apr/14 2nd O/S
MPSBunny 20/Apr/14 Lead O/S

This was a real tussle. Managed to get myself into the lower wide crack and had a real issue moving out of it into the bulges above.

tprebs 14/Apr/14 Solo O/S
Eireannach 14/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Roisin Malone
jonhowson 30/Mar/14 Lead O/S

Bit of a one move wonder. Moist.

with Aline
Aline 29/Mar/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 09/Mar/14 TR O/S
the power 02/Jan/14 2nd

green slime bailout

with Paul Hy
Dan Arkle ??/2014 -
Hidden 01/Dec/13 Solo
pebbles 29/Sep/13 Lead O/S

one move wonder

with kevin
BarrySW19 22/Sep/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 21/Aug/13 2nd
Nick1812P 19/Aug/13 Solo O/S
with Jamie
MatthewH 18/Aug/13 Lead O/S
snapperdan 18/Aug/13 2nd
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 10/Aug/13 Solo rpt
shaunhumphreys 07/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Leonhamnett 07/Aug/13 2nd
Jimbo C 28/Jul/13 Solo O/S

A good one to solo, probably easier than leading it due to the steepness. Amazing top out.

fatbuoybazza 27/Jul/13 Lead rpt
hotfeet 16/Jul/13 2nd O/S
with Keith
Clay C 13/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with James W
JimboWizbo 13/Jul/13 2nd O/S

Fun, soft?

with Emma, Beth
Hidden 13/Jul/13 Lead O/S
adam clarke 13/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Dani Parker
augustus trout 13/Jul/13 2nd
with Clay C
SecretSquirrel 16/Jun/13 Lead rpt
jshields 16/Jun/13 Lead
MikeDowsett 16/Jun/13 2nd
Hidden 31/May/13 2nd
Hidden 27/May/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/May/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/May/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 15/May/13 2nd
Gumery 05/May/13 Lead O/S
Pryan ?/May/13 2nd
with Margaret( Pinnacle club)
fweatherall1 27/Apr/13 2nd
with james
Hidden 20/Apr/13 2nd
jogh 20/Apr/13 2nd
with Vincent
vinni 20/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with James
pie_eater_pete 03/Mar/13 Solo O/S
with bwestwood
Hidden ??/2013 Lead O/S
AlanPedrick ??/2013 -
Hidden ??/2013 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2013 2nd
seanlikeskites 20/Oct/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 20/Oct/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 20/Oct/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Oct/12 TR O/S
lennym 06/Oct/12 Lead O/S

Top section is strenuous, but on good holds.

woodsy 29/Sep/12 Lead
Hidden 22/Sep/12 2nd
Joe.Elliott1 22/Sep/12 2nd
p_won 22/Sep/12 Lead O/S
jac00 15/Sep/12 2nd
with Tom
Montecore 09/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Mat Mitchell
cf2g08 08/Sep/12 Lead O/S
LakesWinter 04/Sep/12 Lead
with Mark R
Matt10 02/Sep/12 2nd
with ldadams
danny269 02/Sep/12 2nd
with Keir
mol 01/Sep/12 2nd
with Jesse
deacondeacon 20/Aug/12 Solo O/S
shed_hed 27/Jul/12 Solo rpt
Wayne S 27/Jul/12 -
fatbuoybazza 21/Jul/12 Solo rpt
Another James 21/Jul/12 2nd
with Rachel
Hidden 15/Jul/12 Lead O/S
A Crawford 28/Jun/12 Lead O/S
alexjz 18/Jun/12 2nd O/S
with Matt Hilton-Webb
Oceanic 17/Jun/12 -
Hidden 25/May/12 Lead
Nigel Bond 16/May/12 TR
with Anne Daykin, Bern Hardman
Yanis Nayu 12/May/12 2nd O/S
with Andy
glennofsheff 12/May/12 Lead O/S

steepens with height but never gets too much, as the holds keep coming. finish not as bad as guide suggests

with Chris Smith
stev1e.wilso 15/Apr/12 2nd
with Simon
simon1985 15/Apr/12 Lead
Hidden 11/Apr/12 Lead O/S
HIGHTOWER 07/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with Luke Watts
Hidden 01/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Jim Brownlow 01/Apr/12 2nd O/S
with Iain Mount
bazthomas 24/Mar/12 Lead O/S

Nice overhang!

TommyC 24/Mar/12 2nd O/S
with Baz
EllieWoods 24/Mar/12 2nd O/S
with Baz
Hidden 20/Mar/12 Solo O/S
Michael Aylen 20/Mar/12 2nd O/S
Andy Peak 1 21/Feb/12 Solo
Scott Dunkley ??/2012 -
brummievet ??/2012 -
Hidden ??/2012 Lead
phleppy 15/Nov/11 2nd

seconding in the dark was bad enough!

with Mark
Hidden 17/Oct/11 Lead rpt
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 15/Oct/11 Solo rpt
moberg 02/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Oct/11 Lead RP
Hidden 29/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Sep/11 2nd O/S
buxtoncoffeelover 30/Aug/11 Lead
shed_hed 21/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Greg Slee
r@bag 20/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Nick Payne
CurlyStevo ?/Aug/11 Lead

nice enough quite soft if you are condfident

with Kenny
Neil Rodgers (PCC) 31/Jul/11 Lead O/S

Just a couple of juggy moves and your there !

with Marilyn, Mick Sissons
SteveM 31/Jul/11 Solo
Hidden 31/Jul/11 2nd
paulerussell 23/Jul/11 Lead
matiamallia 23/Jul/11 2nd β
rockman 11/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Gerry_Doncaster 11/Jul/11 -
timcedwards 11/Jul/11 2nd
RichardMc 03/Jul/11 Lead
with Dave Whiteley
simoncov 19/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Ross Remnant
geddicakes 11/Jun/11 Solo
JEP 07/Jun/11 2nd
charley 05/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Luke, Ange, Kev
valentinesbabe 05/Jun/11 TR O/S

Nice climb. Charley's lead, Kev 2nd

Tithe Technique 05/Jun/11 2nd O/S
skwiddy 05/Jun/11 2nd
Mr Tickle 31/May/11 Lead O/S
riven 21/May/11 Lead O/S
JonathanJones 21/May/11 2nd O/S
with Joe
thomasadixon 08/May/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 17/Apr/11 Lead β
Josephine 17/Apr/11 2nd
shafiq lalloo 16/Apr/11 Lead O/S

Positive top out!

with szelest
John Brayshaw 09/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Erica
erica 09/Apr/11 2nd
with John
Somerset swede basher 06/Apr/11 Solo O/S
with George Taylor
Jayne Jackson 06/Apr/11 2nd O/S
with Steven Guy
Neil Rodgers (PCC) 25/Mar/11 2nd O/S

A lot easier than it looks. Would like to lead this next time

with Becky Ellis, Mick Sissons
Hidden 25/Mar/11 Lead
Becky E 25/Mar/11 2nd O/S
shaun walby 19/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Martin Haworth
Jim Malo 06/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Putt
w.pettet-smith ?/Mar/11 Solo
andyjirvin 26/Feb/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Feb/11 2nd
Hidden 25/Feb/11 2nd β
Hidden 22/Jan/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Jan/11 Solo O/S
uphillnow ??/2011 -
mwatson ??/2011 -
DeanD ??/2011 -
DeanD ??/2011 -
Hidden ?/Dec/10 -
Steven Andrews 14/Nov/10 2nd O/S
with Richard Lines
Tanya Savage 13/Nov/10 Lead

walk up a ramp then a short but steep and juggy bit. Very good if it was a bit longer!

Neil Pacey 13/Nov/10 2nd O/S
James_D 17/Oct/10 Lead rpt
with Tim
Hidden 09/Oct/10 Lead
JRae 02/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with Sarah S
JamieSparkes 02/Oct/10 Lead
with Ryan, LUUMC lot
Hidden 18/Sep/10 Lead
Podling 18/Sep/10 2nd
with Helen (Pcc)
James_D 05/Sep/10 Lead O/S

Great fun!

with Rach
CWMulcahy 30/Aug/10 2nd
Chris Craggs 15/Aug/10 2nd

Awkward move up the wide crack to reach the juggy finish.

with Colin Binks
Chris Ellis 07/Aug/10 Lead
with Helen Odwell
kleinej 05/Aug/10 2nd O/S
with Robert
rd20 05/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Jason
hailtryfan ?/Aug/10 2nd O/S
with Danny
geddicakes 24/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Liam, Matthew Parkin
liamoloughlin 24/Jul/10 Solo O/S
simeclimb68 24/Jul/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 19/Jun/10 Lead O/S
gareth_psgb 16/Jun/10 Lead O/S
johnnorley 16/Jun/10 2nd
Keenb 12/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Steve Rogers
davewsargent 05/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with dave pellat
edmitchell 31/May/10 Lead O/S
IanMulvany 22/May/10 Lead O/S
with Daniel Keller
Hidden ?/May/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Apr/10 2nd O/S
lithos 18/Apr/10 2nd

burly at top, direct start as well at same grade

with Kirk
Hidden 17/Apr/10 TR O/S
Hidden 17/Apr/10 TR dnf
Hidden 10/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Troi 28/Mar/10 2nd
MilesMcgennity 28/Mar/10 2nd β
with Mikey B
crimp2climb 20/Mar/10 Lead O/S
Rich Clague 24/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with Luke
Jay J 20/Sep/09 Lead O/S
Monkey_Alan 19/Sep/09 2nd
Danny Crump 19/Sep/09 2nd
with Bernie Sosin
Hidden 19/Sep/09 Lead
tobydunford 27/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Aug/09 Lead O/S
andrew549 09/Aug/09 2nd O/S
quiffhanger 09/Aug/09 Solo
Howard J 25/Jul/09 2nd rpt

Also with Steve Birchall

with Jeff Burgum
Hidden 25/Jul/09 Lead O/S
Pilch 10/Jul/09 2nd O/S
with Graham
gronbech 13/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Robin & Edward
Hidden 25/May/09 Lead rpt
RichardMc 24/May/09 Lead
with Tony Williams
Hidden 05/May/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Apr/09 Lead rpt
gravity 05/Apr/09 2nd O/S
with John Tomlinson
Hidden 05/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Dave Rumney 04/Apr/09 -
with Tanya Milner
Brown 03/Apr/09 Solo O/S
with Solo
davidwright 15/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Sam
Hidden 15/Mar/09 2nd
d_meacher 13/Mar/09 2nd O/S

Climbed at midnight

Hidden ?/Mar/09 Lead
Hidden ?/Mar/09 2nd
Protheroe 28/Feb/09 Lead O/S
with Dave C + Rob WR
Hidden 28/Feb/09 2nd
R_W_M 28/Feb/09 2nd
with Dave C, Gareth
fatbuoybazza 03/Jan/09 Lead rpt
with olivia
Hidden 03/Jan/09 2nd O/S
Philsy 03/Jan/09 Lead
with Bella
kimrickwood ??/2009 -
Sal37 ??/2009 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Sep/08 2nd O/S
Hidden 28/Sep/08 Lead O/S
Hedley 27/Sep/08 Lead O/S
pboniface 27/Sep/08 2nd
with Hedley
petemeads 26/Sep/08 Solo
Hidden 21/Sep/08 Lead rpt
fatbuoybazza 21/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with olivia
popebenedictus 18/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with Edd Rab
edd rab 18/Sep/08 2nd O/S
Rob Davies 13/Sep/08 2nd
with Phil Ashton
JimBee ?/Sep/08 2nd O/S
with Matt Ellis
richardr 24/Aug/08 Lead O/S
kendogcatchy 23/Aug/08 Lead
with Raquel
monita 23/Aug/08 2nd
with Nick
Shauna 22/Aug/08 2nd O/S
with Steve
Hidden 13/Aug/08 Lead O/S
Andysomething 11/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with Steve Cunnington
Hidden 13/Jul/08 2nd O/S
MD 13/Jul/08 Lead
with Donna
SecretSquirrel 10/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with MeMeMe
MeMeMe 09/Jun/08 2nd
Hidden 07/Jun/08 2nd rpt
Franco Cookson OLD 04/Jun/08 Solo O/S
stuartberg 01/Jun/08 TR O/S
dannyboy83 ?/Jun/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 31/May/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/May/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/May/08 2nd
Hidden 11/May/08 2nd
Hidden 05/May/08 2nd
lowersharpnose 01/Jan/08 Lead
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
Hidden ??/2008 -
sdht ??/2008 -
Hidden ??/2008 -
LakesWinter 03/Nov/07 2nd
with Gustav and John Lamb
Gustav 03/Nov/07 2nd O/S
with Matt G
DerwentDiluted 21/Oct/07 Lead
with Nicola Pettit
Hidden 06/Oct/07 2nd rpt
howlingbaboon 22/Sep/07 2nd O/S
Hidden 09/Sep/07 Lead dnf
Hidden 09/Sep/07 2nd rpt
C@rwyn 08/Sep/07 2nd O/S
with Heather and Jake
HeatherF 08/Sep/07 2nd
with Carwyn
pad-rat 09/Aug/07 Lead
Hidden 10/Jun/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Jun/07 Solo rpt
Hidden ?/Jun/07 2nd
Jim Vach 19/May/07 Solo O/S
John Eley ?/May/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Apr/07 2nd rpt
Hidden 21/Apr/07 2nd
PanzerHanzler 21/Apr/07 2nd rpt
Hidden 18/Apr/07 Lead O/S
craig matheson ?/Apr/07 Solo
Hidden 17/Mar/07 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2007 -
Peakpdr ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 Lead
harryt 21/Oct/06 Lead O/S
with Sam
PanzerHanzler 07/Oct/06 Lead O/S
with David Rafe
Nicos 24/Sep/06 Solo O/S
with solo
Mike H 17/Sep/06 Lead
with Mahjongg
mahjongg 17/Sep/06 2nd
with Mike H
Hidden 09/Sep/06 Lead O/S
Pythonist 30/Aug/06 Solo O/S
gibbo38 27/Aug/06 2nd
with John bishop
Hidden 27/Aug/06 Lead O/S
naughtybadboy 27/Aug/06 2nd
Hidden 25/Aug/06 Lead O/S
Piers Harley 06/Aug/06 Lead
with Matt Oldfield
Wilbur 08/Jul/06 Lead O/S
with Gareth
viking 08/Jul/06 Lead O/S
with morgan
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 02/Jul/06 Solo O/S
just wanna climb 27/Jun/06 2nd dog

held once towards top - HVS not my strong point

with Colin and pep
colin milton 27/Jun/06 Lead
with just wanna climb & pep
Graeme Hammond 24/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with Pete aka Dad
Piers Harley 04/Jun/06 Lead
with Simon Clark
Rob Laird 04/Jun/06 2nd O/S
Hidden 04/Jun/06 Lead O/S
Piers Harley 28/May/06 Lead O/S
with Chris Grimble
Mutl3y 27/May/06 Lead
with Iggy
Hidden ??/2006 Lead
Hidden ??/2006 -
adam carless ??/2006 -
greg101 10/Jul/05 2nd
with Matt O'Connor
Hidden 10/Jul/05 2nd
liamnkaz ?/Jul/05 2nd
with Richard L, Ian H
Hidden 26/Jun/05 Lead O/S
Stig 20/Jun/05 Lead O/S
with Charlie Reade-Jahn
ellie macpherson ?/Jun/05 Lead
with Neil Macpherson, Ian Holmes
ASchwirtz 23/Apr/05 2nd O/S
with Ed
Hidden 03/Oct/04 Lead O/S
Mike Turner 11/Sep/04 Lead O/S


with Adrian Fagg
Hidden 03/May/04 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Mar/04 -
Hidden 31/Aug/03 2nd O/S
Hidden 30/Aug/03 TR O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/03 Lead
Hidden 06/Apr/03 Lead
Nathan Kemp ?/Apr/03 -
Apharri ?/Mar/03 2nd
with Dave Wharton
Monk ??/2003 -
Hidden ??/2003 Lead O/S
Phil West 13/Jul/02 Lead O/S
with Chris Tan
A Crook 10/Jul/02 2nd
with Florian Hostis
Pete Nugent 21/Apr/02 -
with Simon Trathen, Rob Hodgkinson
Ropeboy 18/Oct/01 Solo
martroberts 04/Jun/00 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2000 -
Rock Fairy ??/2000 2nd
Urgles ??/2000 Lead O/S
cem 22/Aug/99 Lead O/S
with Mladen
Howard J 21/Aug/99 2nd
with Jeff Burgum
Blod 21/Aug/99 Lead rpt
with Howard J
Iain Thow 02/Apr/99 Lead
with Liz Jolley, Chris Dodd
bigphil 13/Apr/98 Solo
Roget 06/Jul/97 Solo O/S
Laramadness 12/Oct/96 Lead
Hidden 27/Jul/96 2nd O/S
cragspud ?/Jun/96 Lead O/S
craig h 18/Nov/95 Solo O/S
rurp ??/1995 -
stokienomad 08/Apr/94 Lead
Tony Buckley ?/Aug/93 Lead
with Clare Downie
Hidden 17/Jul/91 Lead
babymoac 17/Jun/90 -
with Graeme
babymoac 17/Jun/90 2nd
with Graeme
goi.ashmore 14/Oct/88 Solo O/S
Andy Say 29/Apr/88 Solo
RichardMc 27/Jun/87 2nd
with Dave Langmead
Rob Davies ??/1984 Lead
with John Stevenson
tapley 09/Sep/79 Lead
with Alison Tapley
Hidden ?/May/79 Solo O/S
Rob Davies 06/Nov/73 2nd
with Joseph Cullen (ICMC)
mikej 07/Jun/69 Solo
with Geoff Williams
Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
High HVS
High VS
Mid VS
Low VS
High HS
Mid HS
Low HS
Votes cast 62
High 5a
Mid 5a
Low 5a
High 4c
Mid 4c
Low 4c
High 4b
Mid 4b
Low 4b
Votes cast 58
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Style of ascent
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