Rockfax Description
Bold and precarious arete climbing, even with the chockstone in Silver Crack threaded. © Rockfax

FA. Peter Beal 1986

BRoe 20/May Lead RP
with Will Lord, Millard
ned_85 07/Mar TR
Morgan P 07/Mar TR dog

Awesome route, fell off at one point a few times as I tried to get the beta right but rest of it was very tenuous but great climbing

ralphio 06/Mar TR RP
MischaHY 06/Mar Lead RP

First E5, despite having just done my second E6. Brilliant tenuous climbing, easily a two star route.

whitehouse_rhys 26/Oct/14 Lead
with aron, heather osborn
Hidden 21/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Sep/14 2nd β
dannyboy83 05/Jun/14 Solo RP
saffy 15/Apr/14 TR RP

one to come back to when the friction is better!

WillDoyle 01/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Mar/14 2nd
Mark Kemball 30/May/13 TR
with Solly Kemball Dorey, Dave Hall, John Jefferies
adam carless 31/Mar/12 TR O/S

happy about this even if it was a TR. Felt out of balance on quite a few moves, only just held it on the crux, so very glad I wasn't on the pointy end!

Hidden 31/Mar/12 TR
Leelogs 31/Mar/12 TR dog

Did it second time around. Nice!

Hidden 15/Mar/12 TR O/S
alexrankine30 15/Sep/11 TR O/S
with George
Hidden 13/Nov/10 TR RP
Hidden 03/Jul/10 TR O/S
Hidden 06/Apr/10 TR dog
Adam Moroz ??/2010 2nd

Isn't too bad if you have a belayer who runs/jumps off to the left if the leader falls, i did just this when John fell off quite high on the route and he stopped at the chockstone. Think i ended up falling further then him :).

Hidden 31/Aug/09 TR rpt
Hidden 14/Jun/09 TR dog
Joris.Roulleau 31/Jan/09 TR
Hidden 31/Jan/09 TR dog
Orlov ?/Jul/08 Solo O/S
Franco Cookson OLD 30/May/08 Lead O/S

I say lead. I was by myself. I tied the rope with a figure of eight to the only runner and then to myself with enough slack to get to the top. I realised high up it was getting harder, but the moves were irreversible. I contemplated just jumping on to the gear, before I got much higher, but realised it may not hold. I climbed on in a daze and everything came together, my feet stuck and I found myself at the top of my first E5. - Me thinks it was this 'zone' people speak of. The rope came tight and I had to untie to top out. I need to get some friends, good route though.:-) - mike popped by earlier.

with Joe Cookson
Hidden 28/May/08 Lead O/S
Gus ?/May/08 Lead O/S
with simon "the horse" wilson
Ian Parnell ?/Apr/07 Lead
with John Winter and Ben Cossey
Jeff25 01/Mar/03 Lead O/S

used the chockstone - not sure if its allowed. Quite nice but any difficulty is very short lived.

with Oliver
Hidden ??/2002 TR O/S
Hidden ??/2000 TR O/S
Jon Read ?/Jun/99 Lead RP
Nick Rundall ??/1990 TR dog
Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
theomoore, Hidden, whitehouse_rhys, Hidden, danwaters, gregarding
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