Rockfax Description
Better that it looks and with tricky moves at the nose - harder for the short who will struggle to reach past the crux. Only HS but harder than Apple Arete - which is a bit odd! © Rockfax

FA. Rupert Brooks 1934

Hidden 08/Jun Lead
Chris Sansum 07/Jun Lead O/S

Quite hard for the grade!

JHiley 21/Sep/14 2nd
with Sarah
sdixon 21/Sep/14 Lead
dannyboy83 09/Aug/14 Solo O/S
with Jasmine, Kamil
AndyPagett 31/May/14 Lead RP

Bloody hard work. Getting up to the crux was a struggle. The crux was a struggle. Realising the crux is actually further up was a struggle. Good gear throughout. Nice climb.

Hidden 03/May/14 2nd O/S
martinbettridge06 ?/Mar/14 2nd
david harvey ?/Mar/14 Lead O/S
with martin
althesin 06/May/13 Lead O/S
Reds 06/May/13 2nd O/S
schristophersmith 06/May/13 2nd O/S
Charley Carpenter ?/Oct/12 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Oct/12 2nd
Jake Young 02/Sep/12 Solo O/S
Dan Vaj 05/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with Jonathon Clark
Lukem6 22/May/12 Lead O/S
with Dale, Diane Blything
Hidden 22/May/12 2nd
Hoyes 22/May/12 2nd O/S
with Charles T
john max 17/May/12 Lead
with Marilyn Banks
Hidden 25/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Mar/12 2nd
PAJames ??/2012 -
AndrewJamesCherry ??/2012 Lead O/S

Placed terrible gear. Just ignored it and kept going.

hazeysunshine 16/Oct/11 2nd rpt
with GT
charley 30/Sep/11 Lead O/S
with Clare
Mark Salter 09/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Sep/11 2nd
sam coward 30/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Helen
Curly Rich 02/Jul/11 2nd O/S
daharro1 21/Jun/11 TR O/S
daharro 21/Jun/11 TR
Ewano 25/May/11 Lead O/S
howlingbaboon 29/Apr/11 2nd O/S
with Rob
embob 24/Apr/11 2nd

Not as strenuous as it looks, nice laybacking.

with Alex
Hidden 24/Apr/11 Lead
lozowen 15/Apr/11 Lead O/S
jo86 10/Apr/11 2nd
martin one 10/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Joe
Brannock 26/Mar/11 2nd O/S
Jeremy Wilton 10/Oct/10 2nd dog

Bloody awful

with Anne Wynn, Mark Readman
krikoman 10/Oct/10 Lead O/S

A bit of a fighter, good fun though. 8/10

with Anne Wynn, Jez Wilton
Steve J P 05/Sep/10 2nd
with BW
Bernie Wylde 05/Sep/10 Lead
with sp
madasten 05/Sep/10 Lead O/S
with Rich
payeo20 29/Aug/10 Lead

nice rest on a fist jam.

ajc 08/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Jul/10 2nd O/S
andrea83 03/Jun/10 2nd O/S

Excellent. Again better than Apple Arete. harder than Apple Arete

with Peak CC, Saffra
Hidden ?/Jun/10 2nd
Hidden 31/May/10 2nd dnf
hazeysunshine 31/May/10 2nd
with Dave
Graeme Hammond 16/May/10 Solo O/S
jshields 12/May/10 Solo
mark20 03/May/10 Lead O/S
tiga271 03/May/10 2nd
with mark20
Phil West 03/May/10 Lead dnf

Hailed and rained off!

with Shaun Walby
Hidden 17/Apr/10 2nd
migs493 17/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with LO
Hidden 14/Apr/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 11/Apr/10 Solo O/S
nickcanute ??/2010 -
MikeDowsett ??/2010 2nd
with Robin Stiffin
bobbarnes00 12/Sep/09 Lead β
with Richard Roberts
barrylong 11/Jun/09 Lead O/S

Much better than it looks - just like it says in the guidebook!

with Karl PCC
Karlos 11/Jun/09 2nd O/S
with Random
paul birch ??/2009 -
donkster 11/Oct/08 2nd O/S
mintcake 24/Jul/08 2nd
with Ian
Ropeboy 26/Apr/08 Solo


Hidden ??/2008 -
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
djbeaumont 06/Oct/07 Lead O/S
with Trace
SecretSquirrel 06/Oct/07 2nd
with Jon_nz
Hidden 08/Sep/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Aug/07 2nd O/S
Mtnexploits 02/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with Stu Bertram
steve taylor ??/2007 -
Rampikino 11/Jun/06 Lead
with MMC Various
thomasholyoak ?/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with DS
FrankW 30/Apr/06 Lead O/S
with Joe
baldcoder 16/Apr/06 Lead O/S
with Little Old Lady
John Lisle ??/2006 -
John Lisle ??/2006 -
Alex Mason 26/Sep/04 Lead

peturbed at the overhanging block for a while

with kieth poskitt
krikoman 05/Sep/04 Lead O/S

Wet and Slippery under the nose (the route not me!) A route that fights back a bit.

Simon Caldwell 03/Aug/03 Lead O/S
with Carmen
rob wmc 12/Jul/03 Lead O/S

Harder than Apple arete!

with Pete
SteveM 13/Apr/03 2nd
with Tobs
tradguy 30/Mar/03 2nd O/S
with Phil Loasby
Darragh ?/Mar/03 -
with Sonja
Hidden ??/2003 Lead O/S
DerwentDiluted 28/Sep/02 Lead
with V. Wilson
julian allen 27/Aug/02 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Aug/02 Lead
Hidden 20/Apr/02 Solo O/S
Alaric 09/Oct/01 2nd
with Syd F
Hidden ?/Sep/00 Lead
Rich Malcolm 21/May/00 Lead O/S
with Matt Brennan
Rich Malcolm 21/May/00 Lead O/S
with Mogadishu Matt
Hidden 09/Apr/00 Lead O/S
Marti999 ??/2000 Lead
marcoleptic ??/2000 Lead
with Ben
Phil West 21/Aug/99 Lead O/S
with David Atherton
Brian Rodgers 22/Jul/99 Lead O/S
with Hazel Jonas
Nigel Coe ??/1999 Lead
with Ian Smith
dodders 27/Aug/98 2nd
with Dick Hargreaves
Hidden 26/Jul/98 Lead O/S
martroberts ??/1998 Solo O/S
Hidden 05/Oct/97 Solo
five ?/Aug/97 Lead O/S
chris sm ?/Jul/97 2nd O/S
with Dom Goodridge
Rog Wilko ?/Jun/97 Lead
with Debbie Wilkinson
timreynolds 26/May/97 Lead
with Rob Clark
BruceW ??/1997 Lead O/S
Yourlead 12/Jun/95 Lead
with Graham Penny
Hidden 14/May/95 Lead dog
Hidden 08/May/95 2nd
Roget 27/Jun/92 Solo rpt
nai ??/1992 2nd
with Roger Devy
Iain Thow 28/May/91 TR
Laramadness 26/Jun/90 Lead O/S
Tony Buckley ?/Jun/90 -
with Robert Clark
babymoac 26/May/90 Lead
with Graeme
Raggar 06/May/90 Lead
with Steve B
tapley 16/Apr/90 -
Hidden 30/Apr/89 Lead O/S
Roget 09/Apr/89 2nd O/S
with jim
Hidden 03/May/85 Solo
Hidden ??/1985 2nd
mark-abz 19/Aug/83 TR
Mark Kemball 08/Jan/83 Solo
Hidden 11/Jul/81 Solo
andy tetsill ?/May/80 Lead
with Rob Kevan
Hidden 30/Mar/80 Solo
Ghastly Rubberfeet ??/1979 Lead
Hidden 29/Oct/77 Solo
Hidden 29/Oct/77 Solo O/S
Hidden 17/Apr/77 Lead
RichardMc 20/Jun/76 Solo
greenbuoy 15/Jan/72 Solo
mikej 26/Oct/69 Lead
with E
mikej 04/May/69 Solo
with Wil Hurford
Andy Say ??/1967 Lead

Used to do this nearly every weekend out. One guy had a custom made 'nut' made from a big block of alloy just for this route!

mikej 26/Dec/66 Lead
with Nigel Sumner
mikej 16/Jul/66 2nd
with Keith Gregson
mikej 05/Mar/66 TR dnf
with Ted Markham
mikej 30/Jan/66 TR dnf
with Ted Markham
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