Rockfax Description
Climb the shallow, stepped grove in the south-facing side-wall - good but short-lived. The hard move is well protected. © Rockfax

FA. Mike Simpkins 1966

atom 01/Nov Lead O/S

This one felt very tough today, had a right mare getting established on to ledge

philmitch 04/Oct TR rpt
Vanessa Simmons 01/Oct 2nd
with DaveB
DaveB61 01/Oct Lead
with Cath Sinclair
andy.smythe 09/Jul Lead
Pero 09/Jul 2nd
buxtoncoffeelover 27/Jun Lead

With Rob ( Andy's mate )

Hidden 27/Jun 2nd
Hidden 18/Jun Lead O/S
Hidden 25/May Solo O/S
Nick1812P 25/May 2nd O/S
MSchobitz 25/May Lead O/S
Ian Hylands 14/May 2nd O/S
with Graham
jimbonfire ??/2015 -
onlyfoddington 06/Dec/14 Lead O/S

Felt real tough - glad I didn't fall.

with Andy
Hidden 13/Aug/14 Lead
Hidden 13/Aug/14 2nd
Teappleby 12/Jun/14 Solo
Lawrence Beesley-Peck 12/Jun/14 Solo
Ron 10/Jun/14 2nd O/S
with Pete
migs493 08/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with LO
Jules Lane 03/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Mynydd Colin
philmitch 01/Jun/14 2nd dog
theomoore 27/May/14 2nd
with Roisin
Hidden 26/May/14 -
pete_naylor 05/May/14 Lead O/S
with Neil
Hidden ?/Apr/14 Lead
tiga271 30/Mar/14 Lead
with Mark
Hidden 12/Nov/13 2nd
Rachel Somerville 28/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with Louise, Hilary
Hidden 06/Apr/13 Lead dog
nick ferro 06/Apr/13 -
Hidden 06/Apr/13 2nd
stevetheleg 06/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Feb/13 Lead O/S
andy jennings 17/Nov/12 2nd β
with Floris
Hidden 16/Nov/12 2nd
thomasaneurinsmith 11/Nov/12 Lead dog

One hard move, but well protected. Probably VS 5a to be fair. But the rest is easy.

with Simon Tracy, Cora Moffat
Hidden 21/Oct/12 Lead dog
john_ni 09/Aug/12 2nd


with Nick Read
RichyBOYY 02/Jun/12 Lead
Hidden 20/May/12 Lead dog
Monkey_Alan 20/May/12 Lead O/S

Easy - once you've found the hold!

jonleighton 20/May/12 2nd O/S
tomshanti 20/May/12 2nd β

Alan lead

charley 12/May/12 Lead O/S
chumleywarner 12/May/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 24/Apr/12 Lead O/S
stefie c 21/Mar/12 Lead
ushi ??/2012 -
Hidden ??/2012 -
tomparrott 23/Oct/11 Lead
with DJ
deejmonkey 23/Oct/11 Lead
with Tom
Steven Andrews 22/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Carter 22/Oct/11 2nd O/S
with Laurence
Laurence Cowton 22/Oct/11 Lead

First time (2010) I did it had to use Stevens foot as a hold halfway up when he was on Potter's Wall. Clean this time.

with Steven Andrews
Hidden 15/Oct/11 Lead O/S
tdan0504 30/Sep/11 -
with Bartosz Inglot, Beata Slopien, Bat Casale
Hidden 25/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Stefan Trebicki 20/Aug/11 TR dog
with Mark Galligan
wahniel 13/Aug/11 Lead O/S

awkward one-move-wonder

with olliver hoffmann
Hidden 13/Aug/11 2nd
ChrisBrooke 02/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Peter Staves
gripped01 ?/Jun/11 Lead
with Rimon Than
mattparratt 26/Apr/11 2nd
Hidden 17/Apr/11 Lead O/S
jon_gill1 08/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Apr/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 27/Mar/11 TR dog
Hidden 27/Mar/11 TR
SteveM 20/Mar/11 Lead
with Kat
kitkat78 20/Mar/11 2nd O/S
with SteveM
Gareth Bowen 02/Mar/11 Lead O/S

Off Route at start, with the arete.

with Dave Whitely
mwatson ??/2011 -
James Oswald 08/Nov/10 2nd

Hard for VS. Very good though.

mark20 07/Nov/10 Lead O/S
hazeysunshine 24/Oct/10 2nd
with Dave
Hidden 17/Oct/10 Lead rpt
fatbuoybazza 02/Oct/10 2nd O/S
with AnnB, TimG
drcorbasisgod 08/Aug/10 Solo O/S
Dogmusher 08/Aug/10 Solo
B-bop 17/Jul/10 2nd O/S
with john b, Juan
Hidden 17/Jul/10 Lead β
Stevepg 15/May/10 2nd dog

Hung over

helios 15/May/10 2nd
with Abigail Joynes
Onion magnet 15/May/10 Lead
ChrisBrooke 15/May/10 Lead O/S
with John Inkpen
shaun walby 02/May/10 Lead RP

hard move low down fell off, but got it eventually gear very good

with Phil West
Phil West 02/May/10 2nd dog
with Shaun Walby
akhutton88 31/Jan/10 2nd dog

Dogged Massively. Horrible.

ElvisLeg 11/Oct/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Oct/09 Lead O/S
goddamm7 12/Sep/09 Lead
with Sandrex
Oceanic 30/Aug/09 -
doogstrue 15/Aug/09 2nd
with phil & andy
tanssop 15/Aug/09 2nd dnf
with Andy & Paul
Hidden 14/Aug/09 Solo
igneouscarl 03/May/09 2nd
with Robert Jones
DavidEvans 04/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Helen Garrett
Hidden ??/2009 -
Hidden ?/Aug/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/May/08 Lead dnf
Andrew Sloan 05/May/08 2nd O/S
with Richard
SecretSquirrel 26/Apr/08 2nd
adam carless 26/Apr/08 Lead O/S
HC~R 26/Apr/08 2nd
with Adam Carless
Hidden 19/Apr/08 Lead O/S
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
mankrambler ?/Nov/07 TR O/S
with CUMC
tobydunford 30/Aug/07 2nd O/S
with Harry Martin
five 02/Jun/07 Lead O/S
bob3141 06/Apr/07 2nd
Jesse Dufton 06/Apr/07 Lead
with bob3141
Andrew Sloan 18/Feb/07 2nd O/S
John Lisle ??/2007 -
dannyboy83 ?/Apr/06 Solo O/S
Nicos 02/Feb/06 Solo O/S
with solo
Dave Mason ?/Feb/06 2nd O/S
with Trev Tatler
Dave Mason ?/Feb/06 2nd O/S
with Trev Tatler
catt 10/Dec/05 2nd O/S
with Toby
Tobias at Home 10/Dec/05 Lead dog

hadn't really woken up - still, felt hard for 4c.

with catt
Hidden ?/Oct/05 AltLd
Hidden ?/Jul/04 Lead O/S
darren1 06/Jun/04 -
loonyclimber ?/Apr/04 Lead
babymoac 29/Jun/03 Lead
with Pete C
Hidden 26/May/03 Solo O/S
mikej 18/Mar/03 Lead
with Rick Naylor
Hidden ??/2003 Lead
Roget 12/Jun/02 Solo O/S
Steerpike 30/Mar/02 Lead dog
with CMC
Hidden ?/May/01 2nd
Hidden 09/Mar/97 Solo
Chris Ellis 11/May/91 2nd
with Dave Turner
Iain Thow 06/Jun/88 Solo
Andy Say 20/May/88 Solo
Andy Fielding ??/1981 Solo
Hidden 09/Mar/80 Solo
uphillnow ??/1980 -
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