Rockfax Description
Up the leaning arete on its right side by technical laybacking and long reaches, until a grasping exit round the arete becomes essential. Swinging around a couple of moves earlier reduces the grade to a more sensible E1 5b. © Rockfax

FA. Gary Gibson 1979

Ticklists: Ron Fawcetts 100 extremes in a day.

James Oakes 04/Oct/14 Solo β

Up and down a few times to sus out the crux.

WillDoyle 30/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Matthew Ferrier 11/Mar/14 Solo O/S

With a pad. Gem of a route, hidden in plain sight!

with George, Alex McCann
Dan Arkle ??/2014 TR
MischaHY 28/Nov/13 TR O/S

Awesome laybacking with great feet, felt very steady for 6a. Can get a little green though. Will be back to lead/solo.

ellis 18/Nov/12 Sent

good highball V3, finished to the L

Dave Musgrove Jnr 26/Oct/11 Lead
with Dale, Viv
Roberttaylor 24/Apr/11 2nd dnf

Did finish, but finished the E1 variation (clean). Don't want folk thinking I climb E4.

with Harry Holmes
Harry Holmes 24/Apr/11 TR O/S

lead the e1 variation 3 times. Its too easy to escape from

with Clement
Hidden ?/Dec/10 -
Hidden 11/Jun/10 Solo O/S
Aston mountaineers 17/Oct/08 -
Hidden 21/Jun/07 Solo O/S
Hidden 04/Aug/06 Solo O/S
Hidden 28/Jan/06 Solo O/S
dannyboy83 ??/2006 Solo O/S
with Will Barbour
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 01/Sep/04 Solo G/U

Did the E1 5b version

sadams 06/Apr/00 Solo
with Tom Briggs
Hidden ??/2000 -
Hidden ??/2000 Lead RP
stp 16/Feb/85 Solo O/S

Easy (HVS) finish.

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