Rockfax Description
From halfway up Stepped Crack, swing right around the arete awkwardly (loose flake) and finish up the deep groove. © Rockfax

ClimberDateStyleNotes & Partners
yossarian714 26/Sep Solo O/S
m_andersson 02/Aug 2nd O/S
Dave Heaton 25/Jul Solo
Mike Bayley 25/Jul 2nd O/S
Adrian Fagg
BAdhoc 14/Jul Lead
will_feasey 04/Jul Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Jun Solo
clairemathews 19/Jun 2nd
Richard Apthorp
Hidden 19/Jun Lead O/S
Sebastien Gastaud 16/Jun Lead O/S
Nicholas Ballet, Claudia Borrelly
Butler! ?/Jun Lead
James Brown
Wayne S 30/May 2nd
D Berry 30/May Lead O/S
Jonni 24/May Lead
Jenny Monkey 24/May Lead rpt
bethany hackford
Lawrence Beesley-Peck 22/May Solo O/S
Nigel Bond 16/May Solo
Matt Groom 10/May Solo
zzee83 ?/May Lead
batterj2 10/Apr Lead O/S

Put a nut in the crack behind the loose flake (that thing is nearly ready to come out I swear) and then scurried...

Ricky Nos
FlavioL1989 09/Apr Solo O/S
charley 02/Apr Solo rpt
Lukem6 22/Mar 2nd rpt
Jenny Monkey 22/Mar Lead
Tom Last 19/Mar Solo rpt
mrs milf ??/2015 2nd

hard mantelshelf at start and tricky move around the arete

bencoope 26/Oct/14 Solo O/S
joe1joe1joe2 ?/Oct/14 Solo O/S
Sam Garland, Dominic Joyce
Alex Newton 31/Aug/14 2nd O/S
Tom Read-Cutting 31/Aug/14 Lead O/S
TJ Mather 24/Aug/14 Lead O/S
georgenvk 17/Aug/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 26/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Nigel Bond 16/Jul/14 Solo
buxtoncoffeelover 07/Jul/14 Solo
Hardcore Pat 04/Jul/14 Solo β
Hidden 11/Jun/14 Lead
stacey73 ?/Jun/14 2nd O/S
winter hill1 ?/Jun/14 Lead
James Lowe ?/Jun/14 2nd
Hidden 31/May/14 2nd O/S
leggy118 26/May/14 2nd O/S

Great step around buldge on arete

scott.hill 03/May/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Apr/14 Lead
Steve Palmer 18/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Calum Wadsworth 19/Mar/14 Solo O/S
Uni Lot
Hidden 09/Mar/14 2nd O/S
David_Gledson 09/Mar/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 09/Mar/14 2nd
Tommy Moore 05/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Alex Taylor
robblowen 19/Feb/14 Solo O/S

Felt really awkward moving round the loose flake everything was still soaked.

Emily93Mobley 08/Feb/14 Lead O/S
Ella7 08/Feb/14 2nd O/S
Oo 30/Nov/13 2nd
KatOstrich 10/Nov/13 Lead

nice and seemingly easy

laurence_falconer 10/Nov/13 -

Managed to get the ropes stuck when going round the corner!

Joel Harman, Laura Knight
L_Knight 10/Nov/13 2nd dog
MikeDowsett 03/Aug/13 2nd
Ruth Gordon, Dave Bankart
Hidden 02/Aug/13 Solo O/S
simon kimber ?/Aug/13 Solo O/S
Hidden 30/Jun/13 2nd O/S
Jonny M 30/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Jun/13 Solo
Hidden 16/Jun/13 2nd
Andy Clarke 08/Jun/13 Solo O/S

Good exposed moves around arete - made all the more exciting by the lodged flake that shifts alarmingly when you lean off it!

mattscott 04/Jun/13 Lead O/S
mark eastman, james walker
Blueso 01/Jun/13 TR
Mal Boyns, Anna
Mike Turner 01/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Sam Gough, Hannah Simmonds, Dan Simmonds, Joshua Turner
B4tgirl 01/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Mal, Tony
runestone 05/May/13 Lead
Simon UKC
tiga271 05/May/13 2nd
Steve ukc
Marder20 30/Apr/13 Lead
SteveoS 24/Feb/13 Lead O/S
Josh Holland
benny_m 02/Feb/13 Lead O/S
AlanPedrick ??/2013 -
Hidden 08/Oct/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Oct/12 2nd
deacondeacon 05/Oct/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 16/Sep/12 2nd
francesanncavanagh 15/Sep/12 Lead
Rob McNeil, Dan McCann
jon59 28/Aug/12 Lead
mullermn 19/Aug/12 TR O/S
Kylie 19/Aug/12 Lead O/S

Lovely move out around the corner, some good exposure.

Hidden 19/Aug/12 Solo O/S
DaveB61 03/Aug/12 Lead
Ruth Gordon, Mike Dowsett
Hidden 28/Jul/12 Lead
gonzo_ls9 28/Jul/12 Lead O/S
gem, d
ieuanr 13/Jul/12 Lead O/S

Exposure and loose flake make for an exciting move round the corner.

Hidden ?/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Lukem6 10/Jun/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 10/Jun/12 TR
Jenny Monkey 10/Jun/12 2nd O/S
alex townsend, Luke Mansfield
Joey C 02/Jun/12 2nd
Dave Bowler
Hidden 27/May/12 2nd
Rob Jarratt 26/May/12 Lead
Julie Hardie, Andy Crawley
Jake Young 25/May/12 Solo O/S
joemallia 13/May/12 Lead rpt

Finished with the 'Black Slab' finish - almost blown off it!

Ignacio del Valle
simon1985 12/May/12 Lead
Jessicahicklin 12/May/12 2nd
Hidden 06/May/12 Lead O/S
Fraser hill-casey 05/May/12 Solo O/S
JamesWilliams 24/Apr/12 Lead O/S

nice easy start hug the Arete with your nose while traversing and trust your feet on the nice slab at the top

cem 21/Apr/12 Solo O/S
JamesKing817 28/Mar/12 Lead
Matt JM Stevens 25/Mar/12 Solo
Michael Aylen 23/Mar/12 Lead
Hidden 06/Mar/12 Lead
Mistee 28/Jan/12 Lead rpt
98%monkey 28/Jan/12 Lead O/S
98%monkey 28/Jan/12 2nd rpt
sjr ??/2012 2nd
andy.smythe ??/2012 -
Hidden ??/2012 -
Hidden 20/Nov/11 Lead O/S
andyjirvin 29/Oct/11 Lead O/S

Warm-up lead with Rachael.

barni 29/Sep/11 -
joemallia 24/Sep/11 Solo rpt

On 9 Edges Challenge

Hjort 17/Sep/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 01/Aug/11 Lead
monika paprzycka 27/Jul/11 Lead
Chris Tan
lozowen 25/Jul/11 Solo O/S
andycash 24/Jul/11 2nd O/S
jason cash
jasoncash 24/Jul/11 Lead O/S
fosterrobert 23/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Luke, Sarah, Liz
Mike Bayley 09/Jul/11 TR O/S
John Sellars & Cathy Burgess
robblowen 26/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Alex.M-M. 21/Jun/11 Solo O/S
Purple Roni 19/Jun/11 2nd
krikoman 19/Jun/11 Lead O/S

Very worrying lose flake, how does it stay in there? Top section too easy and out of keeping with te rest of it.

P Rogers 19/Jun/11 Lead O/S

The loose flake provides an entertaining moment or two.

Jeremy Wilton 19/Jun/11 2nd O/S
Mark Readman
robjc89 18/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Sam Wolfman
rustaldo 12/Jun/11 Solo O/S
bigbadbob12345 11/Jun/11 Lead O/S
stev1e.wilso 11/Jun/11 2nd
Andy Peak 1 05/Jun/11 Solo
Hidden 02/Jun/11 Lead
rockaddict ?/Jun/11 Lead
Hidden 21/May/11 Solo O/S
charley 19/May/11 Solo O/S
Tithe Technique 19/May/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 10/May/11 Solo O/S
AndyFunnell 02/May/11 Lead
Duncan Bell
Hidden 29/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Neil Rodgers (PCC) 19/Apr/11 Lead O/S

Nice move around the arete

David PCC
Hidden 19/Apr/11 2nd O/S
steven24584 11/Apr/11 Lead O/S
GrahamHP 09/Apr/11 2nd
Richard Rampling
Mr Sparkle 07/Apr/11 Lead O/S
DanT 03/Apr/11 Lead O/S
stevo smith 27/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Mar/11 Solo O/S
bullethead 19/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Eddie1234 14/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Chris Anderson
chrisanderson 14/Mar/11 2nd
PAJames ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 Solo rpt
Ffej 06/Nov/10 2nd
sasmojo 30/Oct/10 Solo
Ben ski 17/Oct/10 2nd O/S
andy jennings 12/Oct/10 Solo β
Mr. Lovatt, ben
Hidden 10/Oct/10 Lead O/S
Fran S8 03/Oct/10 Solo
Andy Peak 1 21/Sep/10 -
RichardMc 07/Aug/10 Lead
Dave Langmead
joeydurkin 05/Aug/10 Lead
Martin Hill, parksy986
parksy986 05/Aug/10 Solo O/S
martin hill
Martin McPhillie ?/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Katie Simmons
JoEglington 30/Jul/10 Lead
naughtybadboy 25/Jul/10 2nd
John Shelley, Vic Chambers
RachaelB 04/Jul/10 2nd

Only one decent move - bit poor.

geddicakes 03/Jul/10 Lead rpt

Finished up black slab for a much better finish.

Aiden Smith, Nat
frankcp87 20/Jun/10 Lead O/S

with Black Slab (VS 4a) finish

Ian Holbrook
Hidden 14/Jun/10 Solo O/S
Roger Cruse 13/Jun/10 2nd O/S
Clare D
jjclarke70 13/Jun/10 Lead O/S
RichardMc 31/May/10 Lead O/S
Tony Williams
jaxxman 30/May/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 30/May/10 Lead O/S
nigel pearson 30/May/10 2nd
geddicakes 22/May/10 Solo O/S
Gerallt Owain 17/May/10 Lead O/S
stevechaps1 17/May/10 2nd
Oliver Branagan 15/May/10 Solo O/S

Will finish up the VS next time I think.

Hidden 21/Apr/10 Solo O/S
tiga271 18/Apr/10 2nd
simon mitchie 19/Mar/10 Lead O/S
tjhare1 ??/2010 -
Adam1973 07/Nov/09 2nd rpt
David Wynne 07/Nov/09 Lead
Hidden 18/Oct/09 Solo O/S
r@bag 18/Oct/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 10/Oct/09 2nd
Matt Bennett 10/Oct/09 Solo O/S
Luke Copley, Lewis Grey
scottski 22/Aug/09 Solo
Hidden 16/Aug/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 16/Aug/09 Solo O/S
Blurgy319 08/Aug/09 2nd
John Hopwood
Hidden 31/Jul/09 2nd
valentinesbabe 03/Jul/09 2nd O/S

Thought it was a bit easy for a S so finished up Black Slab route after swinging right.

sclly ?/Jul/09 2nd
trish1968 16/Jun/09 2nd
Howard J 16/Jun/09 Lead O/S

A bit of a struggle to start - which is supposed to be Mod! Nice moves around the arete.

Richard Bonheyo
sadsetts 13/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Al and Ronny
maybe_si 05/Jun/09 Solo O/S
Onion magnet 30/May/09 Lead O/S
Stevepg 30/May/09 2nd
katyc 30/May/09 2nd
abs3 ?/May/09 Lead O/S

It was loverly had to wedge myself in the crack to get off the ground in good caver style. A deep breath moment to get round the corner, then mega haul on the ropes due to gettin them stuck in crack must remember to put extentions on to gear cut the drag.

Hidden 25/Apr/09 Lead
Rob Barthorpe 21/Apr/09 Lead
Hidden 07/Apr/09 2nd
phill bentham 04/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Mar/09 2nd
Hidden 22/Mar/09 Lead
Neil Metcalfe101 14/Mar/09 Lead O/S
treeminkies 14/Mar/09 Lead
Jon Dittman 07/Mar/09 Solo
Hidden 04/Mar/09 2nd
popebenedictus 21/Feb/09 Solo O/S
victim of mathematics 04/Jan/09 Lead O/S
John Lewis 04/Jan/09 2nd
jsrous ??/2009 Lead
Hidden 15/Dec/08 Solo O/S
Dave Mason 22/Nov/08 2nd O/S
Trev Tatler
KieranT 10/Oct/08 Lead O/S
Hannah Buckingham
tlr 27/Sep/08 Solo
SteveM 14/Sep/08 Solo
dhthomson 30/Aug/08 Lead O/S
Matthew Donn
Hidden 20/Aug/08 Lead
fizzy_elephant 15/Aug/08 Solo O/S
Shandy 22/Jul/08 2nd O/S

scary move hangin on to the wobbly rock, while swinging self round to grab unseen flake!

Hidden 08/Jul/08 Solo rpt
Hidden 04/Jul/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 04/Jul/08 Solo O/S
Chris Ellis 16/Jun/08 Lead
Colin Imrie
wingalina 14/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Robert Turnbull
bridget143 09/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Brown 09/Jun/08 Solo O/S
liamoloughlin ?/Jun/08 Solo
climber.brandon 31/May/08 Solo O/S
Brandon Copley 31/May/08 Solo O/S
RCrockford 18/May/08 2nd
Mike A
ducle 17/May/08 Lead O/S
Tom Cattermole
Adam Potter 01/May/08 Solo O/S
craig matheson ?/Apr/08 Solo
Adam1973 24/Mar/08 2nd O/S
kevlad 24/Mar/08 Lead O/S
adam burt
john lynch 14/Feb/08 Solo
Bo Robertson
Mark Collins 27/Jan/08 Solo O/S
Neil Henson
vard ??/2008 Lead O/S
mars ??/2008 Lead O/S
Alfredo ?/Nov/07 Solo
dannyboy83 20/Oct/07 Solo O/S
erica 30/Sep/07 2nd
John Brayshaw 30/Sep/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Sep/07 Lead
Richard L 09/Sep/07 2nd
liamnkaz 09/Sep/07 Lead O/S
Richard L, Ian H
adam carless 25/Aug/07 Solo O/S
nai 25/Aug/07 Solo O/S
Rob & Rik
Hidden 01/Aug/07 2nd rpt
gregarding ?/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Ashley Hutton
Mtnexploits 28/Jul/07 Lead O/S
Stu Bertram
Somerset swede basher 28/Jul/07 Solo
Sam Clarke 24/Jul/07 Lead O/S

Tricky start

howlingbaboon 24/Jul/07 Solo O/S
John Eley ?/Jul/07 Lead O/S
Thomas L 10/Jun/07 TR O/S
Heledd Lyne
baldcoder 04/Jun/07 Lead O/S
Little Old Lady
Hidden 04/May/07 Solo rpt
Hidden 28/Apr/07 2nd O/S
djbeaumont 28/Apr/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Apr/07 Solo O/S
Jim Vach 12/Apr/07 Solo O/S
PanzerHanzler 25/Mar/07 Solo O/S
Jord64@msn.com 18/Feb/07 Lead O/S
Hannah Stock
Graeme Hammond 15/Feb/07 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2007 -
Birdo ??/2007 -
Scott N ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 -
Wayne S ??/2007 -
MikeDowsett ??/2007 Lead
Kris Scheinkonig
Hidden ??/2007 Solo
Hidden ??/2007 Lead
Si dH 10/Nov/06 Solo O/S
majicjohn 05/Nov/06 2nd
tomcorley55 ?/Nov/06 Lead O/S

very very windy day- belayed from the top with my cheeks billowing out and chalk dust flying up from John's chalkbag

John McGinley
whiting.jp 15/Oct/06 Lead O/S
Oli 24/Sep/06 Solo O/S
Epic Ebdon 10/Sep/06 Lead O/S
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 28/Aug/06 Solo rpt
Joe Costello 26/Aug/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Aug/06 2nd
Hidden 06/Aug/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Aug/06 2nd O/S
Hidden 16/Jul/06 Lead β
Hidden 30/Jun/06 2nd
Hidden 17/Jun/06 Lead
Paul Leader 17/Jun/06 Lead O/S
Andy Say 17/Jun/06 2nd
Hidden 07/Jun/06 Lead O/S
gibbo38 04/Jun/06 Lead
John Shelly
Nicos 02/Jan/06 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2006 -
Hidden ?/Dec/05 -
Hidden ?/Sep/05 Lead
Hidden 24/May/05 Lead O/S
Rampikino 02/Apr/05 Lead
Rob Wilson
Tom Last ?/Mar/05 Lead
AJ007 ??/2005 Solo
Darrell Read 07/Nov/04 Lead
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 12/Jun/04 Solo O/S
Outdoorfun37 05/Jun/04 Lead
Hidden ?/Jun/04 Solo O/S
madaxeman 31/May/04 2nd
Simon (Sam) Garrad
Hidden 13/May/04 Lead
Jon Greengrass ??/2004 -
Hidden ??/2004 -
Hidden ??/2004 -
Phil West 11/Oct/03 Lead rpt
Chris Tan
LankyPaddy ?/Oct/03 Lead O/S
Pelleas ?/Jul/03 Lead
Hidden ?/Jun/03 Solo rpt
Hidden 16/Mar/03 Solo
Hidden ??/2003 Lead O/S
Monk ??/2001 Solo O/S
FrankW 15/Oct/00 Lead O/S
DerwentDiluted 11/Sep/00 Solo
Laramadness 27/Apr/00 Lead O/S
Matt Lawson
RobSimmo 29/Nov/98 2nd O/S
Adult Ed course
Budge 14/Oct/98 Solo
Hidden ?/Aug/98 Solo O/S
martroberts 28/May/97 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/1997 -
Hidden ??/1997 -
Roget 18/Nov/95 Solo O/S
Hidden 29/Oct/95 2nd
cragspud ??/1995 Lead
GrahamHP ??/1994 Lead
Hidden 03/May/93 Solo
Mal Grey ??/1991 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Sep/90 -
Hidden ??/1990 Solo
Chris the Tall ?/Sep/89 Solo O/S
goi.ashmore 27/Jun/88 Solo O/S
Iain Thow 02/Aug/87 Solo
Hidden ?/Aug/85 Solo O/S
sadams 02/Jun/84 Solo
Anton Eady ??/1983 -
Howard Dixon ??/1981 Solo
mark-abz 25/Sep/80 Solo
Hidden 26/Jan/80 Solo
Ghastly Rubberfeet ??/1980 Solo
Andy Fielding ??/1978 Solo
MikeDowsett ??/1978 Lead
Nigel Bond 17/Jun/76 Solo
Mark Kemball 29/May/76 Solo
Ian Grace
rogerskews ??/1971 Solo
CMC Members
Andy Say ??/1971 2nd
mikej 26/Apr/70 Solo
High HS
Mid HS
Low HS
High S
Mid S
Low S
High HVD
Votes cast 33
High 4b
Mid 4b
Low 4b
High 4a
Mid 4a
Low 4a
High 3c
Mid 3c
Low 3c
Votes cast 28
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Style of ascent
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