Rockfax Description
An attractive and unprotected arete. Layaway the right-hand side usually above a rapidly diminishing stack of mats at f7A+. Originally the route swapped sides - easier but bolder. © Rockfax

FA. Neil Foster 1984

Ticklists: Froggatt to Black Rocks (BMC) - The Grade List, Ron Fawcetts 100 extremes in a day, Peak Rock/16/Eighties Gritstone :The Shape of Things to Come, The Froggatt to Black Rocks 3 Star Pilgrimage.

MichaelGallimore 09/Aug TR rpt
JenShelley 09/Aug TR dog
with Mike
markalmack 03/Apr Solo G/U

2nd go. Stayed on the right. Scary

B-bop ?/Mar TR RP
Ram MkiV 15/Feb Solo G/U

first time RHS all the way

whitehouse_rhys ?/Jan Solo RP
BenjaminLinneRyn 11/May/15 Sent
Ethan 23/Nov/13 Lead
with Dave, Don Walker
mark20 07/Sep/13 Sent x
malx ?/Apr/13 Sent
willackers 16/Feb/13 Sent x

2nd go above pads. Bloody brilliant, one of the best aretes I've done. RHS all the way.

with Andy Jennings
Andrew Jennings 16/Feb/13 Sent rpt
with Sam Ring, Dan Mcmanus, Will Atkinson, Andy Reeve
Andrew Jennings 30/Apr/12 Sent rpt
with Dan Mcmanus, Mia Stacey, Bob Smith
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe 24/Apr/12 Solo

4 pads. Right side all the way - felt brilliant.

with Bob, Mia and Ludo
Andrew Jennings 15/Jan/12 Sent
with John Alexander, Rob Grant, Tim Heaton, Brian McAlinden, Alain Gordon-Seymour
dominic lee 14/Jan/12 Solo

gr up direct. Brilliant. What a day.

nathanlee 13/Jun/11 Solo rpt

Video - http://www.vimeo.com/25042048 - Includes "the fall"...Go Direct!

Brown 06/Mar/11 2nd
with Henry
Mike Goldthorp 01/Mar/11 Solo O/S

Brilliant! Jumped off onto the grass from half height a couple of times - fine. Couple of pads leveling out gulley on the left - still scary movin around the arete!

pipof747 27/Nov/10 Solo RP

Great, 2 pads

Dave Musgrove Jnr 18/Sep/10 Solo O/S

2 pads, brilliant.

nathanlee 24/Aug/10 Solo

Ground up - First E5!

Ram MkiV 24/Oct/07 Solo

ground up with pads a plenty... Imagine it would feel very e6, onsight with no pads...

with reeve's b'day crowd
Hidden 24/Oct/07 Solo dnf
dannyboy83 ?/Sep/06 Solo O/S
with Dad
Hidden ??/2006 Solo β
Hidden ??/2006 -
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 06/Sep/04 TR dog
Hidden ??/2000 -
Hidden ?/May/85 2nd
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