Rockfax Description
Up the arete and the wall above. Beware the bendy flake. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
Reborn from the older route Sickle Buttress Arete, which fell down in the 80's.

FA. Matt Boyer 1985.

kez1 ?/Sep Lead O/S
with Andrew Boardman
Rich Malcolm 09/Jul Lead rpt
sjbrook 21/May 2nd O/S
with PCC
stevelismore 21/May 2nd O/S

Was pretty much pitch dark by the time I did it-with a bit of illumination from onlookers head torches. Another climb where my short arms made it harder!

with jason king pcc
JasonK 21/May Lead
JamieSparkes 01/Nov/14 Solo O/S
with Clement Hutin, Claire Holland
Hidden 12/Oct/14 2nd
Hidden 12/Oct/14 Lead O/S
Nick1812P 21/Sep/14 Solo O/S
hodge192 21/Aug/14 Lead O/S
rich_hw 21/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Aug/14 Lead
Hardcore Pat 20/Jul/14 Solo O/S
Andy Peak 1 14/Jul/14 Solo
Hidden 27/Apr/14 Lead O/S
WillDoyle 01/Apr/14 Solo
ashtond6 15/Mar/14 Solo O/S
dominic lee 09/Mar/14 Solo
keith leonard ??/2014 -
jayray ??/2014 -
GuyVG 15/Dec/13 Solo O/S

Reachy start

Hidden 11/Aug/13 2nd
Dave Toseland 18/Jul/13 2nd
with Dan, Fred
mattgrange 29/Jun/13 Lead O/S

Bit of a reeeeeach, nicely technical, shame it's not taller

shaun walby 06/May/13 2nd rpt
with al Jackson
al jackson 06/May/13 Lead
grubes 02/Feb/13 Solo O/S
with Nick
deacondeacon 11/Jan/13 Lead O/S
the power 11/Jan/13 2nd
with deacon
AlanPedrick ??/2013 -
Hidden 09/Sep/12 2nd
Hidden 09/Sep/12 2nd
Hidden 22/Jul/12 Lead
Hidden 18/Jul/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 15/Jul/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 01/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Graeme Hammond 24/May/12 Solo O/S

soft, but nice, the flake is a bit bendy :o

Hidden 06/May/12 Solo
Hidden 11/Mar/12 Solo rpt
Cake 10/Mar/12 Lead
Hidden 08/Jan/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 21/Oct/11 Lead β
Jim Slater 16/Oct/11 Solo rpt
Hidden 19/Sep/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 04/Sep/11 Lead O/S
M_W_Court 15/May/11 2nd
Ollie B 12/May/11 Solo O/S

good holds and easy, best combination

mattorford 11/May/11 Lead
thekendo 27/Mar/11 Solo O/S
with andrew sharpe
markpollak ??/2011 -
claregardiner 16/Oct/10 2nd
natalietanzer 29/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with sue, kev
Hidden 08/Aug/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 23/Jun/10 Solo rpt
tomthecoolperson 18/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Ben 250
ben_250 18/Jun/10 2nd
with Tom
nathanlee 28/May/10 Solo O/S
Jim Slater 13/May/10 Solo rpt
Hidden 01/May/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 31/Aug/09 Solo rpt
Hidden 23/Aug/09 Solo rpt
Hidden 26/May/09 Solo rpt
Chris Plewa ?/May/09 Lead O/S
Dave Foster 26/Apr/09 Solo O/S
with Andy
bridget143 25/Apr/09 2nd
danm 25/Apr/09 Lead
Hidden 24/Apr/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 21/Apr/09 Solo rpt
simonp ?/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Nicki Hearne
catblack ?/Mar/09 2nd
Phill Mitch ?/Mar/09 Lead O/S

The hard move is unnerving if,like me you can't reach the good hold from the ledge

with wayne
Sandy Holford 16/Oct/08 Solo RP
PenJD 11/Oct/08 Solo O/S
El Rabano ?/Oct/08 2nd β
with Mike Rignall, Chris Tan
Franco Cookson OLD 30/May/08 Solo O/S
with Mike Hunt
Hidden 09/Apr/08 Solo
mic_b 14/Mar/08 Solo O/S
00nip 09/Mar/08 Solo
Hidden 06/Jan/08 Solo
jamesturnbull ??/2008 Lead
Hidden ??/2008 2nd O/S
Hidden ??/2008 -
RocknRoll 31/Dec/07 Lead O/S

No Gear and a delightful challenge

with Jim Slater
Jim Slater 31/Dec/07 2nd O/S

Glad I was only seconding. Bold climb on lead.

adam carless 21/Oct/07 Lead O/S

Tricky move leaving the ledge if you can't reach the good edge.

with Jon_nz
thrutch 09/Sep/07 Solo O/S
with helen
kitkat78 01/Sep/07 2nd dog
with SteveM
SteveM 01/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with Kat
Brown 06/Aug/07 Solo O/S
james.f.williamson 03/May/07 2nd
with Jamie Evans
Hidden 14/Apr/07 Lead O/S
dannyboy83 02/Apr/07 Solo O/S
chiverstom 11/Mar/07 Lead O/S
with James Baker
Tobias at Home 14/Jan/07 Solo rpt
Hidden ??/2007 -
david morse 02/Dec/06 Solo
alaan 19/Nov/06 Solo O/S
Hidden 04/Nov/06 Solo O/S
Oli 08/Oct/06 Solo O/S
fizzy_elephant 08/Oct/06 Solo O/S
with stu
Joe Costello 12/Aug/06 Solo O/S
with Matt
Hidden 26/Apr/06 Solo
Hidden 18/Feb/06 2nd
Hidden 18/Feb/06 AltLd O/S
chrishedgehog 23/Jan/06 2nd
with Karl
mattwyles1 ??/2006 Solo O/S
LankyPaddy 27/Jan/05 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Aug/04 Solo O/S
Si dH ?/Jul/04 2nd O/S
with Kane Chandler
Hidden ?/Feb/04 Solo
Hidden ?/May/03 2nd
Hidden ?/Mar/03 -
DerwentDiluted 25/Jul/02 Lead
with A. Murray
Hidden 06/May/02 Solo O/S
Chris the Tall ?/May/02 Solo O/S
reg_measures 24/Apr/02 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2002 2nd
Stuart S 22/May/01 Lead O/S
martroberts 28/Aug/00 Solo O/S
cornishben ?/Jan/00 Lead O/S
with Andy Connor
tlr ??/2000 Solo
marcoleptic ??/2000 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Oct/99 Solo O/S
Phil West 26/Sep/98 Solo rpt
chris sm ?/Jul/97 Solo
Hidden 25/May/97 Solo O/S
Phil West 16/Mar/97 Lead rpt
with David Atherton & Steve Wild
Hidden ??/1997 Solo
CrashMat Rob 26/Oct/96 Solo
with Matt Thompson, Karen
Phil West ?/Aug/95 2nd O/S
with Steve Wild & jimmy Turner
Adam Greenwood ?/Apr/95 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/1995 -
andrew300169 30/Apr/93 Solo
with Pom
craig d ??/1993 -
Roget 28/Jun/91 Solo O/S
Iain Thow 23/Jun/87 TR
with Steve Ball
Hidden 01/Jul/84 Solo
Nic Robinson 19/Feb/83 Solo rpt
Hidden 07/May/81 Solo
Hidden 07/May/81 Solo
Hidden 13/May/78 2nd O/S
rogerskews ??/1973 -
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