8m.

Rockfax Description
The right side of the slab has a couple of long reaches but is less polished than the other routes here. © Rockfax

FA. Chris Craggs 1993


ClimberDateStyle
Wayne S 20/Sep 2nd rpt
with Dale
D Berry 20/Sep Lead G/U

Previously backed off soloing more than once. 1 fall from start today, followed by clean , but shaky, ascent.

with Wayne S
Alex 74 11/Sep Lead O/S
with Dave m
tommccluskey 10/Sep Solo O/S
Hidden 10/Sep 2nd
justtoots 05/Sep Lead O/S
Mike505 02/Sep Solo O/S
akhughes 21/Aug Solo O/S
PenJD 17/Aug Solo rpt
Kipper-Phil Smith 05/Aug Solo
TGreen 30/Jul Lead O/S
Rosie Henstock 30/Jul 2nd O/S
Noah Near-Theholds 21/Jul Lead O/S
JohnBotham 05/Jul 2nd
with Jeremy Windsor
virgil 03/Jul -
with hairy steve
MD 18/Jun Lead O/S
with Richard H
jennym32 06/Jun TR O/S
Nabil 27/May 2nd β
Ian JL 07/May Solo O/S
rholdswo 24/Apr Solo O/S
bigdrew 22/Apr Solo O/S
Andrew Barker 20/Apr Solo O/S
keitht 19/Apr Solo
Felix la shat 20/Mar Solo O/S
KamilJ ??/2016 TR O/S
Robin Nichols 25/Nov/15 Solo O/S
John Brayshaw 01/Nov/15 Lead O/S
with Erica
stev1e.wilso 01/Nov/15 2nd
with Simon
erica 01/Nov/15 2nd dog
with John
mike8331 29/Sep/15 Lead
Wizzy 22/Sep/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 05/Sep/15 Sent rpt
BnB 29/Aug/15 -
PenJD 12/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with Pat Dawson
Hidden 09/Aug/15 Solo rpt
Pete_Frost 08/Aug/15 Solo O/S
justtoots 25/Jul/15 2nd O/S
Le Chevalier Mal Fet 09/Jul/15 Lead
with Richard Bower
AielSavage 09/Jul/15 Lead
DaveB61 06/Jul/15 Lead
with Tony Fidler
TonyF 06/Jul/15 -
with Dave Bankart
Hidden 15/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/May/15 Solo rpt
Dan Hostford 23/May/15 Solo O/S
cragsman9000 21/May/15 Lead O/S
with Neil
bob_cbr 21/May/15 2nd O/S
sjbrook 21/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Tom B
TClimb 21/Apr/15 2nd
with sjbrook
mrginna 16/Apr/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 15/Apr/15 -
Hidden 15/Apr/15 Lead rpt
angus 09/Apr/15 Solo O/S
FlavioL1989 08/Apr/15 Solo O/S
jamesking2 04/Apr/15 2nd O/S
with Dan Richardson
Hidden 07/Mar/15 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2015 -
Hidden 25/Dec/14 Solo O/S
WillDoyle 05/Nov/14 Solo O/S
robblowen 02/Oct/14 Solo O/S
georgenvk 28/Sep/14 Solo O/S
Hoyes 27/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Batt 27/Sep/14 2nd O/S
theandthem 27/Sep/14 Lead dnf
simon1965 10/Sep/14 Solo
Senna 05/Sep/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 31/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/Aug/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 20/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Aug/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 20/Aug/14 2nd
Hidden 20/Aug/14 2nd
rpinto 18/Aug/14 Lead O/S
benthomas.online 17/Aug/14 Solo O/S

A wet and windy day!

with Robin Edwards
tex.ryan 09/Aug/14 2nd O/S
JIMJIM 09/Aug/14 Lead
Nick1812P 09/Aug/14 Solo O/S
Mr Spoons 06/Aug/14 Lead
with Giles
scarmichael ?/Aug/14 Lead O/S
mike8331 25/Jul/14 Lead
PaulTanton 24/Jul/14 Solo O/S
Dan Jenkin 24/Jul/14 Solo O/S
morganator 14/Jul/14 Solo
bwestwood 08/Jul/14 Solo
AlisonMacD 12/Jun/14 2nd β
with Jay
Jay.Carr 12/Jun/14 Lead
stefelafel 12/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Alison, Rach, Jay
Hidden 19/May/14 Solo O/S
ralphio 14/May/14 Lead O/S

Required thinking. Probably worth one star!

with Andrew
jwpil 14/May/14 2nd O/S
with Deacon
Lawrence Beesley-Peck 14/May/14 Solo
Hidden 09/May/14 Solo
ashtond6 09/May/14 Solo O/S
marcduhig 03/May/14 Solo O/S
Dafydd Llywelyn 19/Apr/14 Solo O/S
simontyrrell 19/Apr/14 Lead O/S
nesbear 11/Apr/14 2nd O/S
with marshy
Hidden 04/Apr/14 Lead
robgixer 14/Mar/14 Solo
vigroovian 13/Mar/14 TR O/S

Too windy to lead climbs - 50-60mph ha ha Adds a little spice

Dan Arkle ??/2014 -
jogh 06/Oct/13 Lead O/S
with Mark
danny269 29/Sep/13 2nd
with Keir
TimPerkin 20/Sep/13 TR
with Mike Porter, Richard Harris
Hidden 14/Sep/13 Solo O/S
grakgrak 14/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with nicktong
Wayne S 04/Sep/13 Lead
with Deacon
Sam Moss ?/Sep/13 TR
Hidden 31/Aug/13 2nd O/S
Tithe Technique 25/Aug/13 TR O/S
jack01 25/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with charley, kev
charley 25/Aug/13 Solo O/S

Tricky start, the conditions were rubbish and the swarm of midges halfway up weren't pleasant...

valentinesbabe 25/Aug/13 2nd O/S
mikealexpayne 23/Aug/13 Lead
Hidden 04/Aug/13 2nd
jimmysdead 22/Jun/13 Lead O/S

Gritstone Challenge 2013

with Blake
Hidden 13/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Jun/13 Lead
Nigel Bond 01/Jun/13 Lead
mickd 01/Jun/13 2nd
Hidden 01/Jun/13 Solo
victim of mathematics 31/May/13 Lead O/S
James Oswald 31/May/13 2nd
Ewano 12/May/13 Solo O/S
MikeLell 02/May/13 Solo O/S
pie_eater_pete 03/Mar/13 Solo O/S
with bwestwood
bwestwood 03/Mar/13 Solo
with pete sargeant
jmills94 ?/Mar/13 Lead O/S
jshields 17/Feb/13 Lead
Scott Anderson ??/2013 Solo
Hidden ??/2013 -
tsjx 18/Nov/12 2nd
with Wayne
teh_mark 14/Oct/12 TR O/S
pimonserry 06/Oct/12 TR β
MrTeej2 01/Oct/12 TR RP

Gritstone slab with difficult holds needing heavy weight on feet

harold walmsley 04/Sep/12 Solo rpt
Hidden 12/Aug/12 Solo rpt
The Big Sender 12/Aug/12 Solo O/S
johnself1603 11/Aug/12 Lead β
Wayne S 27/Jul/12 -
roberto18 24/Jul/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 18/Jul/12 Solo
dannyboy83 14/Jul/12 Solo O/S
mwatson 12/Jun/12 Solo O/S
khalidq 05/Jun/12 TR O/S
cameronmcloughlin 05/Jun/12 TR O/S
mikej 29/May/12 Lead
with Rick Naylor
Hidden 25/May/12 2nd β
Chris the Tall 23/May/12 Solo rpt
deacondeacon 24/Apr/12 Solo O/S
pog100 25/Mar/12 2nd
with Cath Walton
nutty_didz 21/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Josh Dickerson
tompilgrem 10/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Dad
bobpilgrem 10/Mar/12 2nd β

Bold lead for VS

with Tom
Falko 06/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Les Deakin, Chris Plant, Steve M
Les Deakin 06/Mar/12 2nd
with Falko Rech
alexcollins123 04/Feb/12 Lead O/S
Steve Waters, Mynydd 14/Jan/12 2nd
mtempest 14/Jan/12 Lead
with Steve Waters, Mynydd
Hidden ??/2012 Lead
Hidden ??/2012 -
Hidden 16/Oct/11 Solo O/S
Chalky Cat 30/Sep/11 2nd O/S
with Dom
andybirtwistle 29/Sep/11 Solo
climbing_wiggy 25/Sep/11 Lead O/S
with John Hayden
rockcrimper 17/Sep/11 2nd O/S
with Karl Taylor
peterbull 15/Sep/11 Solo
al123 24/Aug/11 Solo
TCarrick 09/Aug/11 Lead
mattwilk ?/Aug/11 TR O/S
with Marissa
benkelsey 22/Jul/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 15/Jul/11 Lead O/S
adi bryant 03/Jul/11 Solo
Hidden 30/Jun/11 Solo O/S
adamjeffs 16/Jun/11 Lead O/S
timreynolds 10/Jun/11 Lead O/S
mikehenesy 10/Jun/11 2nd
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 02/Jun/11 Solo O/S
claregardiner ?/Jun/11 2nd
Hidden 29/May/11 Solo O/S
jw231 28/May/11 Solo O/S
with Alex Skew
TRFrost 16/May/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 11/May/11 Solo O/S
psychicbread 29/Apr/11 Solo O/S
with Max
rustaldo 20/Apr/11 Solo O/S
ankyo 19/Apr/11 Solo
PeteH 18/Apr/11 Solo O/S
ColinD 29/Mar/11 Solo
raptorheli 28/Mar/11 2nd
Hidden 26/Mar/11 TR
Hidden 26/Mar/11 TR
Hidden 26/Mar/11 TR O/S
j.hubbard 26/Mar/11 TR O/S
lithos 22/Mar/11 Lead
with fliss
pebbles 22/Mar/11 2nd
with flisse, rob
harold walmsley 14/Mar/11 Solo rpt
Hidden 14/Mar/11 -
lozowen 08/Feb/11 Solo
Hidden ??/2011 Lead O/S
mwatson ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
jade ??/2011 2nd
with andy
Hidden ??/2011 Solo
Hidden ?/Dec/10 -
Hidden 19/Nov/10 TR
dswansonlow 16/Oct/10 Solo O/S
jacobjlloyd 16/Oct/10 Solo
with Dougie
jade ?/Oct/10 2nd
with andy
Hidden 21/Sep/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 10/Sep/10 Sent O/S
eel 06/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Aug/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 29/Aug/10 Lead dog
Claire Molloy 15/Aug/10 TR
NoelleG 15/Aug/10 TR
jmjw 31/Jul/10 Solo
with Ben T
Mike_Hayes 27/Jul/10 Lead
Sam Simpson 26/Jul/10 Solo O/S
shouter 10/Jul/10 2nd
Hidden 04/Jul/10 Lead O/S
pboniface 24/Jun/10 2nd O/S
aldred 24/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Jun/10 Solo O/S
masa-alpin 13/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Andy Rail
migs493 03/Jun/10 Solo O/S
stuartberg 03/Jun/10 TR O/S
Hidden 19/May/10 Solo
Chris the Tall 18/May/10 Solo rpt
edd rab 06/May/10 Solo rpt
Mr Powly 28/Apr/10 Solo
Matt Bennett 07/Mar/10 Solo O/S
with Sam Corbett, Lewis Grey
sam corbett ?/Mar/10 Solo
johniebriggs ?/Dec/09 Solo
DaveB61 30/Oct/09 2nd
with Pete Howlett
Peter Howlett 30/Oct/09 TR O/S
shed_hed 11/Oct/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Oct/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Oct/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 24/Sep/09 TR O/S
edd rab 17/Sep/09 Solo rpt
Pete Graham 07/Sep/09 Solo
d_evo20 23/Aug/09 Solo O/S
with MMC
The Bad Cough 23/Aug/09 Solo O/S
Zoomer 22/Aug/09 Lead

Tricky start.

Jules 210681 22/Aug/09 2nd
Bernie Wylde 02/Aug/09 2nd
Steve J P 02/Aug/09 2nd
with AS
will9911 02/Aug/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 02/Aug/09 Solo O/S
Shad ?/Aug/09 Lead
Hidden 28/Jul/09 2nd O/S
fatbuoybazza 20/Jul/09 Lead O/S
rockman 10/Jul/09 TR O/S
timcedwards 10/Jul/09 TR
Somerset swede basher 09/Jul/09 Solo O/S
vanderz 26/Jun/09 Solo O/S
hang_about 21/Jun/09 Lead
rocktigger 12/Jun/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 31/May/09 Solo O/S
Hardcore Pat 30/May/09 Solo
gav 22/May/09 Lead dog

Didn't have right size cam with me, and didn't want to climb it unprotected, so had to bail to the right from 2/3rds up until the cam could be passed up.

with Jens
Hidden 06/Apr/09 2nd O/S
bobpilgrem 03/Apr/09 TR O/S

Top roped it as gear was pretty poor- would be a bold lead for VS.

with Bob/Tom
Hidden 03/Apr/09 Lead
nai 30/Mar/09 Solo O/S
tlr 20/Mar/09 Solo
Strong Steve 21/Feb/09 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2009 Sent
kingholmesy ??/2009 Solo O/S
metal arms 26/Oct/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 18/Oct/08 Solo O/S
JackMountains 25/Sep/08 Solo O/S
SteveM 19/Sep/08 Solo
Brown 08/Sep/08 Solo O/S
Matt Fry 26/Aug/08 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Aug/08 Lead O/S
Mattyk 21/Jul/08 Solo O/S
adam carless 05/Jul/08 Lead O/S
practicalcat 05/Jul/08 2nd
steve taylor 04/Jul/08 Solo rpt
with Jim Waddington
craig h 10/Jun/08 Solo O/S
maybe_si 08/Jun/08 Solo O/S
petemeads 22/May/08 Solo
Hidden 21/May/08 Solo
Creep_pea 18/May/08 Lead O/S
with Walsh
timharrison 13/May/08 Lead O/S
with Jo Chia
Chris the Tall 17/Feb/08 Solo rpt
TrollJester ??/2008 AltLd O/S
with VARIOUS Throughout 80's+90's
Hidden ??/2008 -
Hidden 11/Dec/07 Solo O/S
prof_vague 03/Nov/07 2nd O/S
with Nick
kendogcatchy 03/Nov/07 Lead O/S
Woodiee 03/Nov/07 2nd O/S
mic_b 12/Oct/07 Lead O/S
r@bag 07/Oct/07 Lead O/S

Nice and technical climb. Protection was limited on the harder bottom section.

The Mountain Goat 07/Oct/07 2nd O/S
with Laurence Davis
AJ007 05/Oct/07 Solo
Alfredo ?/Oct/07 Solo
Hidden 20/Sep/07 Solo O/S
fizzy_elephant 26/Aug/07 Solo O/S

felt easier on solo than its neighbour to the left. could be the polish..

with kate
Allan Watson 26/Aug/07 2nd
with Ian Atkins
Fred Sergeant 23/Aug/07 TR
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 04/Aug/07 Solo O/S
HimTiggins 02/Aug/07 Solo O/S
popebenedictus 09/Jul/07 2nd O/S

Edd aborted lead and escaped into Mantelpiece crack

with Edd Rab
edd rab 09/Jul/07 TR β
Hidden ?/Jul/07 2nd
sjf 26/Jun/07 TR O/S

Nice climb, wet though.

with simon, nick
Nicholas_Swain 26/Jun/07 TR
Jim Vach 11/May/07 Solo O/S
galpinos 07/May/07 Solo O/S
with John
Whealiebob 22/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Ste and Chris
Hidden 02/Apr/07 Lead
catt 25/Mar/07 2nd O/S

nice enough. although if you avoid escaping it is hard and fairly bold for a vs. have climbed easier hvs's.

with Blane
Graeme Hammond 02/Mar/07 Solo O/S
Hammy 18/Feb/07 2nd
jamiev 04/Feb/07 Solo rpt
Hidden 03/Feb/07 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2007 -
Dan 85 26/Nov/06 Lead O/S
with Heddwyn
Hidden 17/Sep/06 Solo O/S
Pythonist 13/Sep/06 Solo rpt
Rampikino 17/Jun/06 Lead
with Jonathan
Lex_2004 11/May/06 Solo O/S
baldcoder 23/Apr/06 Lead O/S
with Little Old Lady
mikecopp 04/Apr/06 Solo
Tobias at Home ??/2006 -
Nicos 26/Sep/05 Solo O/S
with solo
Alex Mason 31/May/05 Lead

nice moves but easy escapable

with jools holland
loonyclimber ?/May/05 Solo
Dave Mason ?/Aug/04 Lead O/S
with Trev Tatler
Hidden 24/May/04 Solo O/S
Hidden 22/May/04 Lead
Hidden 06/May/04 Solo
loose85 04/Aug/03 2nd
Phil West 26/Jul/03 Solo rpt
jamiev 14/Jun/03 Solo O/S
cem 08/Jun/03 2nd
Iain Thow 31/Mar/03 Solo
Chris the Tall ??/2003 Solo O/S
Hidden 14/Sep/02 TR
DerwentDiluted 04/Sep/02 Solo
Hidden 27/May/02 Solo O/S
chris sm 12/May/02 Solo
Jon Greengrass ??/2002 -
Hidden ??/2000 -
Mark Davies ??/2000 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2000 Solo O/S
cragspud ??/1998 Solo O/S
Canyak ??/1973 -
Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
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Voting
High HVS
Mid HVS
Low HVS
High VS
Mid VS
Low VS
High HS
Mid HS
Low HS
Votes cast 46
High 5b
Mid 5b
Low 5b
High 5a
Mid 5a
Low 5a
High 4c
Mid 4c
Low 4c
Votes cast 45
Votes cast 38
Style of ascent
Soloed
Lead
Followed
Toproped
Bouldered
Alt Leads
Not Set
Onsighted
Repeated
Flashed (β)
Dogged
Redpoint
DNF
Ground Up
Not Set