Rockfax Description
A tricky start leads to good jamming above - steep. © Rockfax

Babika 06/Sep Lead O/S

Led under the impression it was HVD as it is in my guidebook.....No wonder it felt a bit steep!

with Charles Leek
albarnett93 07/Jun 2nd O/S
with George Combe
cragsman9000 07/Jun 2nd O/S
with Neil
Hidden 07/Jun Lead
bob_cbr 07/Jun Lead O/S
JessWilliams 26/Oct/14 Lead
dannyboy83 16/Oct/14 Solo O/S
jshields 21/Sep/14 Lead
with Mike Dowsett, Cameron Shields
MikeDowsett 21/Sep/14 2nd
wyzfen 13/Sep/14 AltLd O/S
mol 24/Aug/14 Lead
with Si Brown, Jesse
andyclimber 13/Mar/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 15/Jul/13 2nd
sara n 05/May/13 2nd O/S
AlanPedrick ??/2013 -
JonBray 15/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Charlie
Somerset swede basher 05/Sep/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 29/Jul/12 Lead dog
Simon Caldwell 28/Jul/12 2nd O/S

S 4b in the guidebook, but tough and sustained HS 4b. A good route.

with Carmen
Hidden 28/Jul/12 Lead O/S
MikeB1 ?/Apr/12 2nd
robblowen 30/Mar/12 Lead rpt

Solo aid practice.

PhillS 25/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Paul S
nutty_didz 11/Mar/12 2nd O/S
with John Moran
Josh Dickerson 11/Mar/12 2nd
with Duncan Bottrill
PAJames ??/2012 -
rockmaverick ??/2012 -
with Adrian Fagg, Ian Ackerley
speedymccreedy 29/Oct/11 TR RP

Tried a lead but failed, Ash tried and failed. Ash escaped the route to the left and set up a top rope.

Brown ?/Sep/11 Solo
with Solo
NinaB 27/Aug/11 Lead
with Kim
Hidden 02/Jul/11 Lead dnf
Hidden 16/May/11 TR O/S
Braintax 29/Apr/11 2nd

Lead but backed off... need to practice jamming. Hard for the grade?

tiga271 23/Apr/11 Lead
with Andy
shed_hed 20/Oct/10 2nd O/S
with Jake Harrison
Ron 05/Sep/10 -
with Harry, Pete
PhillS 31/Jul/10 Lead dog

Hard for the grade. Had a rest on the way up.

with Paul S
paul smith 31/Jul/10 2nd dog
with Phill
Howard J 11/Jul/10 Lead O/S

Quite awkward - as someone else has said it doesn't reveal itself easily.

with Jeff Burgum
Hidden 11/Jul/10 Lead dog
Hidden 03/Jul/10 2nd dog
WalnutHorse 26/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Troi 12/Jun/10 2nd dog

One fall

Neil Rodgers (PCC) 12/Jun/10 Lead dog

Got in a tangle with ropes so had to come back down to fix - twice!. A little sustained but good once the moves had been worked out.

with Emma
migs493 04/Jun/10 Solo O/S
frankcp87 22/May/10 2nd O/S
with Ian Holbrook
Hidden 10/May/10 Lead
Hidden 11/Apr/10 2nd
Mr. K 11/Apr/10 2nd β
Ed Throp 08/Apr/10 Lead O/S
nickcanute ??/2010 -
Mutl3y 08/Aug/09 Lead dog

Very traditional

with Clog
Clog 08/Aug/09 2nd
with Mutl3y
robblowen 13/Apr/09 Lead dnf
robblowen 13/Apr/09 Lead rpt
rednip120372 13/Apr/09 2nd
with robblowen
Hidden 12/Apr/09 2nd O/S
dfbpdave 12/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Becky
Hidden 19/Oct/08 2nd β
aldred 19/Oct/08 Lead O/S

avoided the suggested fist jam by lay backing instead

with chris
mintcake 24/Jul/08 2nd
with John Kelly
AsleepOnBelay 28/Jun/08 Lead O/S

The "S" in this case is definitely for Sandbag! Once you get atop the lower block, things become more tricky. Beta warning: I managed an undercling with my right foot that enabled me to place gear in the crack above, before jamming my way out of tbe steeper bit above.

with Sarah Davis
Hidden 28/Jun/08 2nd
Twisty 17/Jun/08 2nd
with Luke Evans & Andy Winters
Hidden 17/Jun/08 Lead O/S
wwykeham 18/May/08 Lead O/S

Cake. Piece of.

paul_d 18/May/08 2nd
Chris Ellis 15/May/08 Lead
with Helen Odwell
Hidden 11/May/08 Lead dnf
whiting.jp 11/May/08 Lead dog

Completing James' attempt, so some pre-placed runners, botched the sequence and pumped out at the (high) crux. Had to reverse and rest on gear briefly. Otherwise clean.

with jamesca and guillame
chrisallan ??/2008 Lead dog
Reaver2k 01/Sep/07 Lead O/S

Very fun, although I wouldn't say the bottom was the hardest move. I cruised up the bottom with ease and up the crack a little bit until it steepens. Then shoved in a piece of gear, jammed with right hand (cupped and torqued) moved up and couldn't find anything for my left hand, nor could I get my cammed hand out! Reversed it, tried it on the right with my left hand jammed, crossed behind with my left leg onto the arete and stood up, and could then reach higher, great fun! Bit of a one move wonder but deffonately worth doing!

with Dad, Neil, Matt
pog100 01/Sep/07 2nd
matthewjames 01/Sep/07 2nd O/S
howlingbaboon 27/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Apr/07 Lead
Adrian Bates 15/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Chris Haynes
popebenedictus 14/Apr/07 TR dnf

Escaped onto Chockstone Crack

Adam Moroz ??/2007 Lead
Stig 02/Nov/06 Solo O/S
with Charlie Reade-Jahn
kenneM 02/Feb/05 Lead
with Ange Laycock
DerwentDiluted 21/Jul/04 Lead
with Nicola Pettit
Si dH ?/May/04 2nd RP
with Stuart Fox
Ander 20/Apr/04 Lead
with Kev
Chris Davids ?/Jul/03 2nd O/S
with Clare
Hidden 24/May/03 Solo O/S
just wanna climb ??/2003 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Apr/02 Solo
Roget 30/Mar/97 Solo O/S
with jon
Andy Say 01/Jun/91 Solo
Laramadness 10/Apr/91 2nd
RichardMc 16/Apr/89 Lead
with David McElligott, Jon Clifford-Smith
Hammy 21/Aug/77 Lead
with Jonathon Stacey
rogerskews ?/Apr/72 -
with Various
mikej 04/May/69 Solo
with Wil Hurford
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