Rockfax Description
The lower arete is very bold requiring unprotected, rounded and scary laybacking. More like a sensible E1 5c with side-runners. © Rockfax

FA. Gary Gibson 1980

Hidden 03/Oct 2nd
xiangoh 19/Sep 2nd O/S
jonhowson 04/Jun TR dog

Chris lead up Apple Arete and I seconded this. Very sweaty conditions caused me to pop off high up but I didn't find it too hard. Tempted to lead it in good conditions.

with Will, Chris
Jackwd 20/Mar TR O/S

Need to come back to this, felt easy on a rope!

Hidden 09/Mar/14 TR O/S
Jonathan Hall 09/Mar/14 2nd rpt
sgl0jd 17/Nov/13 -

Tried it on the left but had to swing back right

ashtond6 18/Aug/13 2nd rpt
PeteWilson 14/Aug/13 2nd O/S

will deffinately be back to lead this one when im fit again!

with John R
jimbonfire 26/May/13 -
Sidekick 25/May/13 Solo
Ceridwen 07/Aug/12 2nd dog
with Pete Staves
default_slipper ?/Jul/12 TR
Jonathan Hall 08/Apr/12 TR
charley 24/Sep/11 TR RP

On the shunt. Had a confidence issue trusting the shunt the first time as it got caught up but got it second go.

Hidden 17/Apr/11 2nd RP
Andrew Barker 22/Mar/11 Solo

I seem to remember trying this ages ago and bailing off it into one of the nearby routes. No problems this time, started on the right, pulled round left to go for the break.

with Tom Lyons
nathanlee 03/Feb/11 Solo O/S
Ram MkiV 13/Nov/10 Solo rpt

not really even a route. whack eliminate but nice moves

with i'ma solo solo
Hidden 02/Oct/10 TR O/S
PanzerHanzler 06/Sep/10 TR O/S
Hidden 17/Jul/10 2nd RP
Hidden 23/May/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/May/10 2nd dog
dominic lee 28/Apr/10 Solo
migs493 17/Apr/10 Lead β

Unfortunately I placed side runners and one in the break effectively making this a top rope!. Did the lower moves without any gear. Loz thougt it was VS!!

with LO
co1ps 04/Apr/10 Solo
with noodle the labradoodle
paul__in_sheffield 04/Apr/10 Solo O/S
with Noodle
Hidden 30/May/09 TR
tommytwotone 05/Apr/09 2nd rpt
with Nigel
Creep_pea 11/May/08 2nd O/S

Possibly cheated a bit with a foot in the crack

with Rob
Hidden ??/2008 -
Ram MkiV 30/Oct/07 Solo O/S
with reeve, barrows & toby
Hidden 30/Oct/07 Solo O/S
dannyboy83 06/Apr/07 Lead O/S
steve taylor ??/2007 -
Brown 02/Oct/05 Solo RP
with Solo
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe ??/2005 -
chrishedgehog 23/Apr/04 2nd O/S
with Erwin, Snod et al
Hidden 06/Jun/03 TR dog
cem 23/Jun/02 TR O/S
Hidden ?/Jul/99 2nd
BruceW ??/1997 Lead O/S

With E2 side runner

with Keith S.
Yourlead 12/Jun/95 2nd

Did the direct after Gra lead the normal route. Thought it 5a / 5b

with Graham Penny
Chris the Tall ??/1995 TR
with Dave Gurney
Backinthegame 02/May/92 2nd
with Bryn
Hidden ??/1986 -
mark-abz 19/Aug/83 TR
Mark Kemball 08/Jan/83 Lead

(side runner)

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