Rockfax Description
A crack 2m right of the arete leads to a ledge with difficulty. Step right and follow the continuation crack to the top. © Rockfax

FA. Dave Gregory 1971

ClimberDateStyleNotes & Partners
sbattams 20/Sep TR
Chris Ellis 04/Jun Lead
Chris Tingle
Hidden 03/Jun 2nd
jshields 17/May Lead
David Bankard, Jonathan Harrison
Hidden 17/May 2nd
DaveB61 17/May 2nd
slab_happy 17/May Lead O/S
Alison Cairns 17/May 2nd
Claire S
Robin Nichols 16/May Solo O/S
Jim, Roger
Roget 16/May Solo rpt
Hidden 13/May 2nd O/S
Hidden 29/Apr 2nd O/S
cragtyke 29/Apr Lead
Wayne S 11/Apr Lead
Hidden 11/Apr 2nd dog
Hidden ?/Apr Solo O/S
eburki1 21/Mar Lead O/S
jonhowson 21/Mar Lead O/S

The start is the crux, the rest is nice!

Jimbo C 21/Mar Lead rpt
DaveB61 24/Sep/14 Lead
Danny Hoyle, Mike Dowsett
DannyH001 24/Sep/14 2nd
MikeDowsett 24/Sep/14 2nd
tanssop 30/Jul/14 2nd dnf
Tithe Technique 13/Jul/14 TR O/S
ciderspider 13/Jul/14 2nd dog
charley 13/Jul/14 Lead O/S

Nice route although I misread the crux, wasn't excepting it to be at the start - took a couple of attempts to leave the ground.

valentinesbabe 13/Jul/14 TR O/S

Charley's lead. Nice route.

SuperLee1985 04/May/14 2nd O/S

Pretty good crack climbing if a bit grubby. The start is defininately the crux.

simon gale, stevie lee
StevieLee ?/May/14 2nd dog

Could not for the life of me do the first move! Started using Pedestal Arete

Peakphil 21/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Apr/14 2nd
Chris M 13/Apr/14 AltLd
Dan G
Deezel65 19/Mar/14 2nd O/S
cragtyke 19/Mar/14 Lead

good route

Goodstuff 19/Mar/14 Lead O/S

Nice, fingery climbing.

mol 15/Mar/14 Lead
dannyboy83 05/Mar/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 12/Sep/13 2nd
john_ni 12/Sep/13 Lead O/S

attempted then bypassed bottom & started from ledge as too wet & slippy

David Fisher (PCC)
Jimbo C 27/Jul/13 2nd

Good lead by Spiros since it was incredibly dirty. Some nice moves. It would be quite good if clean.

Hidden 27/Jul/13 2nd O/S
Duncan 88 27/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Pete Randall 22/Jun/13 2nd O/S
ashtond6 11/May/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Apr/13 Lead O/S
cem 03/Mar/13 Lead O/S

Tricky start

frankcp87 29/Jul/12 2nd
Ian Holbrook
treg 28/Jul/12 2nd

Thoroughly enjoyable going up this again.

gaz_jones 01/Jul/12 2nd
jack89 01/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/May/12 2nd rpt
shouter 13/May/12 Lead
Rampikino 07/Apr/12 Lead
Hidden 01/Apr/12 2nd O/S
SPD224 01/Apr/12 2nd
Martin Smith
treg 24/Mar/12 2nd
eloise 11/Mar/12 TR O/S
Hidden 25/Feb/12 2nd
PAJames ??/2012 -
lozowen 26/Nov/11 Lead O/S
Sally Owen
odox 22/Sep/11 -
Keith Lonsdale, Andrew Birtwistle
andybirtwistle 22/Sep/11 Solo
sgl0jd 19/Aug/11 -
treg 16/Jun/11 Lead dog

The polished feet make gaining the good holds at the start tricky. Took 4 attempts. The second part felt steep but with good spots for placing gear.

Hidden 16/Jun/11 2nd O/S
Ade7 05/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Fran82 05/Jun/11 2nd O/S
dangerousoldfool ?/Jun/11 2nd O/S
Jim Brownlow 29/May/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 22/May/11 2nd
Dave Gilling 15/May/11 2nd
Dave Bolton Knight
Lenny 14/May/11 2nd rpt
climbing_wiggy 14/May/11 Lead rpt
Lenny 15/Jan/11 Lead O/S


climbing_wiggy 15/Jan/11 Lead β


Hidden 05/Sep/10 Lead O/S
glennofsheff 17/Aug/10 Lead rpt

return visit to a tricky climb. previous attempts resulted in falls and rests,today totally cruised it,slight scare at top of 1st ledge(now 3" lower) where a large block pulled free almost sending me backwards to the belayer managed to stay on gather myself and romp the rest .

Hidden 09/Jul/10 2nd
hellboundblr 04/Jul/10 Lead
john_ni 04/Jul/10 2nd
john_ni 04/Jul/10 2nd
Laurence Everitt 23/May/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/May/10 2nd O/S
mattyork2 17/May/10 Solo
jon_gill1 15/May/10 Lead O/S
mark blackband
Alexandre Buisse 15/May/10 2nd

Seconded in approach shoes, with no chalk and a sprained ankle. The crux went with a well-placed heel hook, fun route.

migs493 09/May/10 Solo O/S
Graeme Hammond 22/Apr/10 2nd rpt
glennofsheff 21/Apr/10 Lead dog

tough start. sustained ,steep .took falls ,good gear tho will be back for repeat great route

Becky E 28/Mar/10 Lead

Steep! After clearing clods of earth off it 3 weeks ago I thought I'd climb it. Still needs more attention with a brush.

Hidden 17/Mar/10 Lead O/S
pedro.silva 17/Mar/10 2nd O/S

Tried to lead, couldn't get off the ground. Mud has come down the face and holds are very dirty. Mean start regardless

Hidden ??/2010 Lead O/S
paulerussell 21/Aug/09 2nd O/S
Chris Poad
Stoff ?/Aug/09 TR
jules699 11/Jul/09 Lead O/S

kinda hard for a vs. tricky start - i did a lil dyno cos am a short ass. upper section very nice but dirty/sandy on top out!!

Bisteris 11/Jul/09 2nd dog
Hidden 28/May/09 Solo
Hidden 09/May/09 2nd dog
newvena 19/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Apr/09 Lead O/S
victim of mathematics 08/Apr/09 2nd O/S

Steep but good climbing

AJ007 17/Mar/09 2nd
dan gibson 17/Mar/09 Solo O/S
HamishD 22/Feb/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Nov/08 Lead O/S
SteveM 25/Oct/08 Lead dnf

Couldn't get off the ground due to rain, moss, dirt and general slipperiness. Retired to the Works to lick our wounds.

teflonpete 20/Jul/08 Lead O/S

Hard move to start then easier after the ledge.

Pete C
Whealiebob 15/Jun/08 Lead O/S

Excellent yarding on big holds!

frankcp87 14/Jun/08 Lead

a great route in the glorious evening sun.

Dick Bond
Pilch 10/Jun/08 2nd O/S

hard moves for the grade

Graham and Ed
EdShep 10/Jun/08 2nd O/S
Pilch and Graham
Hidden 08/Mar/08 Lead O/S
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
Phill Mitch ??/2008 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Dec/07 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Dec/07 2nd O/S
gibbo38 22/Sep/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Apr/07 Lead
Graeme Hammond 22/Apr/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Apr/07 2nd dog
Mark_RMC 01/Apr/07 2nd

The start of this is really awkward and polished (very, very hard for VS). It defied both Rob and I. But succumbed (more easily than I would like) to Richard.

Richard Battersby
Maciek ?/Apr/07 Lead O/S
Dale ?/Nov/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Apr/06 Lead O/S
Ian Archer 23/Jul/05 2nd O/S
Different Steve ?/Apr/05 Lead O/S
Caroline Goldsworthy
Wayne S ??/2005 -
mikej 15/Jun/04 Lead
Rick Naylor
Nicos 14/Sep/03 Lead O/S
mark richardson
Dave Mason ?/Mar/03 Lead O/S
Trev Tatler
julian allen 13/Jul/02 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/May/02 Solo O/S
John Roe 28/Jul/01 2nd
Rob Hanam
Hidden 29/Apr/01 Lead O/S
rogerskews 29/Apr/01 2nd
sdht ??/2001 -
Roget 21/Nov/99 Lead O/S
rocktigger ??/1999 Lead O/S
DerwentDiluted 05/Aug/98 Lead
Laurie Smith
iskra2000 12/Oct/97 Lead
Andy Leech
Andy Say 23/Mar/97 Lead
Rampikino 01/Mar/97 2nd
andrewbooth1000 26/Aug/96 Lead
Rob & Mark
Rog Wilko ?/Mar/93 Lead
Debbie Wilkinson
Hidden 27/May/91 Lead
ChrisJD 30/Apr/88 2nd
uphillnow ??/1988 Lead
steve prior ?/Aug/87 Lead
Rob W
ChrisJD 12/Apr/87 Lead
babymoac 04/Oct/85 Lead
Billg 16/Jul/85 Lead O/S
Dave Gregory
Simon2005 ??/1985 Lead O/S
tapley 09/Jun/84 Lead
Malc Otter
nigehughes ?/Mar/83 Lead
Alec Pirrie
mark-abz 16/Sep/81 Lead
Andy W
Andy Fielding ??/1980 Lead
Hidden 23/Feb/75 2nd
High HVS
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Votes cast 38
High 5a
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High 4c
Mid 4c
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High 4b
Mid 4b
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Style of ascent
Alt Leads
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