Pigtail S 4a
8m.

Rockfax Description
Climb a left-slanting groove to easy ground. © ROCKFAX


FA. Richard Brown 1951

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 279 logbooks, and on no wishlists.

Hidden - Sent O/S - 16/Aug/15

seanlikeskites - Solo O/S - 07/Jun/15 with Rich Cope

Hidden - Solo - 13/May/15

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 10/May/15

samh.uk - Solo - 19/Apr/15 with Tish

Hidden - Solo - 19/Apr/15

Hidden - Solo O/S - 18/Mar/15

alijam42 - 2nd - 2015 with Louis, Jonathan Phillips

John Higgs - Solo O/S - 13/Dec/14 with Allan Watson, Luke Green

katyc - Sent - 25/Nov/14

Larey - Solo O/S - 17/Sep/14

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - 15/Aug/14 with Kamil

Took dad quite a bit to get off the ground. More of a boulder problem. Left after this as it started to chuck it down.
hirving - 2nd O/S - 14/Aug/14 with Bill Irving

OliverRoss - Solo O/S - 07/Aug/14

Hidden - Solo - 03/Aug/14

Hidden - TR dnf - 26/Jul/14

Hidden - TR dnf - 26/Jul/14

Nigel Bond - Solo - 18/Jul/14

Hidden - Solo O/S - 09/Jul/14

stuaart - Sent - Jul/14 with Neil Redgrave

Mayaculpa - Solo - 29/Jun/14 with dbm

Hidden - TR O/S - 29/Jun/14

peter.ravenscroft27 - Solo - 24/Jun/14

Alex_Derbyshire - Lead - 11/Jun/14 with Mark Heighton

Markheighton - Lead - 11/Jun/14

johngriffin - Lead O/S - 31/May/14

philhayes - 2nd O/S - 31/May/14

Blueso - Solo - 02/May/14 with Felipe Wigster, Jezz, Anna

Sy Finch - Solo O/S - 14/Apr/14

Greeny8053 - TR O/S - 14/Apr/14 with Nicola Wallis-Green

Blueso - Solo - 13/Apr/14 with Anna

jamesclimbing - Solo - 13/Apr/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Mar/14

popebenedictus - Solo rpt - 13/Mar/14 with Soloed

Hidden - Solo - 11/Mar/14

cragtyke - Solo - 08/Mar/14

doyle12 - Lead O/S - 08/Mar/14 with Adam

Jenks82 - 2nd - 08/Mar/14 with Simon Oliver

Robin Nichols - Sent O/S - 07/Mar/14

AshBash - Solo - 26/Feb/14

cwildblood - Solo O/S - 23/Nov/13

Wayne S - Solo - 16/Nov/13

mky77 - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/13

Hidden - Solo - 14/Sep/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/13

jason smeeth - 2nd - 08/Jun/13

johngriffin - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/13

matbrown333 - Solo - Jun/13

Blueso - Solo O/S - 26/May/13 with Anna

B4tgirl - Solo - 26/May/13 with Tony

Pretty much a boulder problem to begin with followed by an easy scramble.
briggers - Lead - May/13 with Tim Entwistle

Hidden - Lead - May/13

Wayne S - Solo - 28/Apr/13

ChrisBrooke - Solo rpt - 02/Mar/13

ceturnock - Solo - 2013

harold walmsley - Sent - 18/Nov/12

edordead - Lead - 17/Nov/12

deacondeacon - Solo O/S - 13/Nov/12

McKEuan - Solo O/S - 11/Nov/12

phleppy - Sent - 20/Oct/12

Benn A - Solo O/S - 22/Sep/12

Hidden - Solo - 10/Sep/12

gronbech - Solo O/S - 09/Sep/12

Ross.Cooper - Solo O/S - 08/Sep/12 with Harry Yarrow

Mike Bayley - 2nd rpt - 19/Aug/12 with Neil Armstrong

ChrisBrooke - Solo rpt - 18/Aug/12

jaxxman - 2nd O/S - 12/Aug/12 with xjz89

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/12

Charley17 - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/12

Mike Bayley - 2nd O/S - 22/Jul/12 with Neil Armstrong

Ben Hollands - Solo O/S - 21/Jul/12 with Wendy Anderson

atom - Solo O/S - 21/Jul/12 with Richard Sharpe, Lee Parker

Wayne S - Lead - 20/Jul/12

Hidden - Solo - 12/Jul/12

Jimbo C - Solo O/S - 01/Jul/12

Jethro - Solo - Jul/12 with Mark Watkins, Richard Sharpe, Adam Lindley

Neil Henson - Solo O/S - 29/May/12

David Walker - Sent x - 26/May/12 with Isabel García Hermosa, Maria

Theantoff - Lead RP - 19/May/12 with Claire Heenan

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/May/12

kierandm - 2nd - 13/May/12 with Mark Hale

Hidden - Solo - 08/May/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/May/12

Hidden - Solo O/S - 28/Mar/12

JamesKing817 - Lead - 27/Mar/12

Morwood - Sent O/S - 20/Mar/12

Derek Furze - Solo - 20/Mar/12

Andy Moles - Solo O/S - 12/Mar/12 with -

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Mar/12

thefuturesmiles - 2nd O/S - Mar/12

Hidden - Solo rpt - 26/Feb/12

ryansb90 - Solo O/S - 26/Feb/12

kingholmesy - Sent O/S - 2012

victim of mathematics - Sent O/S - 28/Sep/11

tinab - Solo - 24/Sep/11

Roch - Lead O/S - 18/Sep/11 with Fie

Fie - 2nd O/S - 18/Sep/11 with Paul

Gazleah - Solo O/S - 17/Sep/11 with serge

JenEvans - 03/Aug/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 31/Jul/11

fulton333 - Solo - 31/Jul/11

Danny Crump - Solo - 22/Jul/11

Sam Simpson - Solo O/S - 21/May/11

batterj2 - Lead O/S - 21/May/11 with Jamie Shaw

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 19/May/11

cragspud - Lead O/S - 08/May/11 with Wharncliffebabe

Hidden - Solo - May/11

Hidden - Solo - 09/Apr/11

Hidden - Sent O/S - 02/Apr/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 02/Apr/11

Chris46 - Lead O/S - 26/Mar/11 with Oliver

Oliver46 - 2nd O/S - 26/Mar/11 with Chris

Lenny - 2nd - 20/Mar/11 with Paul

a sand bag of a route
climbing_wiggy - Lead rpt - 20/Mar/11 with Jo, Leon

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Mar/11

mtempest - Sent - 12/Feb/11 with Steve Waters, Mynydd

Steve Waters, Mynydd - Solo - 12/Feb/11

mwatson - 2011

phildavies84 - Solo O/S - 31/Oct/10

Hidden - Sent O/S - 24/Oct/10

whiting.jp - Sent - 24/Oct/10 with jamesca

jymbob - Lead O/S - 13/Oct/10 with Steve Brown

leonjones - Solo - 19/Sep/10

shepman - Lead O/S - 16/Sep/10 with Lizzie Tym

Hidden - Solo O/S - 19/Aug/10

S 4a
Webster - Solo O/S - 01/Aug/10

Martin McPhillie - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/10 with Katie Simmons

Sam Simpson - Solo O/S - 05/Jul/10

tony wood - Solo O/S - 04/Jul/10

edd rab - Solo rpt - 18/Jun/10

migs493 - Solo O/S - 04/Jun/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 30/May/10

charley - Solo O/S - 09/May/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 24/Apr/10

bullybones - Solo - 23/Apr/10

freemanTom - Solo - 17/Apr/10

Katharine.eaton - Solo O/S - 09/Apr/10

The Bad Cough - Solo O/S - 04/Apr/10 with Christian Minett

Mark Collins - Solo O/S - 27/Mar/10

Jonathan Hall - Solo - 31/Oct/09

disturbed_one51 - Solo - 31/Oct/09

Hidden - TR - 26/Sep/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - 30/Aug/09

markburgin83 - Solo - 30/Aug/09 with TonyBBBB

Scott McRae - Solo O/S - 18/Aug/09

Jon Dittman - Solo - 09/Aug/09

robjc89 - Lead O/S - Aug/09 with Tom Houston

asmith37 - Solo O/S - 04/Jul/09

Reds - Solo O/S - 25/Jun/09

markburgin83 - Solo - 21/Jun/09

vvanhinsbergh - Solo O/S - 31/May/09

Onion magnet - Solo O/S - 23/Apr/09 with Jack

jwpil - Solo O/S - 23/Apr/09

Hidden - Solo - 18/Apr/09

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Apr/09

PanzerHanzler - Solo O/S - 12/Apr/09

Gareth Clendinning (UBMC) - Solo O/S - 21/Mar/09

phill bentham - Lead - 17/Mar/09

Peakology - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/09 with Chalkycat

Chalky Cat - 2nd O/S - 11/Mar/09 with Dom

Hidden - 2009

Lewis Stewart - Solo O/S - 2009 with Dan, Phil, Claire and Eddie

JonathanJones - Solo O/S - 03/Oct/08 with Al Breen

Hammy - Solo - 11/Sep/08

scottski - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/08 with A.Cooley

JohnAI - Lead - Aug/08

benman - Solo O/S - 21/Jul/08

Hidden - Solo - May/08

Hidden - Solo O/S - 25/Mar/08

PenJD - Solo - 16/Mar/08 with Simon Palmer

mikej - Solo - 12/Feb/08 with Rick Naylor

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

goi.ashmore - Solo O/S - 31/Dec/07

edd rab - Lead O/S - 27/Oct/07 with Seb

Pilch - Solo - 06/Oct/07

Somerset swede basher - Solo O/S - 15/Sep/07 with Sarah and Abi

Hidden - Solo O/S - 15/Sep/07

Ben Hollands - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/07 with Wendy Anderson

Hidden - Lead - 27/Aug/07

rj_townsend - 2nd O/S - 27/Aug/07 with Laura

howlingbaboon - Solo O/S - 14/Jul/07

popebenedictus - Solo rpt - 14/Jul/07 with Soloed

Mtnexploits - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/07 with T

Hidden - Solo rpt - 27/Jun/07

Neilfrherts - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/07 with Sean

Jonny M - Solo O/S - 10/Jun/07 with Solo

popebenedictus - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/07 with Ruth Harding

Powder Puff Girl - 2nd O/S - 02/Jun/07 with Ben H

paul_d - Lead O/S - 26/May/07 with Will Wykeham

wwykeham - 2nd O/S - 26/May/07 with Paul Dickenson

tristangale - Lead O/S - 06/May/07 with Dan

Hidden - Solo O/S - 28/Apr/07

Hidden - Solo O/S - 20/Apr/07

The Mountain Goat - Solo O/S - 01/Apr/07

chrisrogers - Solo O/S - Apr/07 with Steve R

jimjimmyjimjim - Solo O/S - 14/Mar/07

Graeme Hammond - Solo O/S - 07/Mar/07

Alfredo - Solo - Mar/07

Hidden - 2007

chiverstom - Solo O/S - 01/Nov/06 with Dave Turner

Hidden - Solo - 28/Oct/06

Oddjob - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/06

WRMusall - TR - 14/Sep/06 with Brendan Gallagher and Dan

Scally - Solo - Sep/06 with Maggie

AJ007 - Solo - 10/Jul/06

tobydunford - Solo O/S - 11/May/06

colin milton - Solo - 26/Mar/06

ChrisBrooke - Solo O/S - 28/Jan/06

John Lisle - 2006

Pythonist - Solo O/S - 2006

Hidden - Solo - 2006

tiga271 - Solo - 2006 with Mark

climbing_wiggy - Lead O/S - 2006 with Nocker

donkster - Solo O/S - Sep/05

Hidden - Solo - 04/Aug/05

Dave Mason - Solo - Aug/05

joeoutdoors - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/05 with Chris Spicer

crag_monster - Lead - May/05

Nicos - Solo O/S - 17/Apr/05 with solo

Hidden - 2005

maria85 - 2nd - 09/Oct/04 with Andy & Ronnie

Hidden - Solo O/S - 15/Aug/04

OffshoreAndy - Solo - 03/Aug/04

mikej - Solo - 27/May/04 with Rick Naylor

CJC - 2nd O/S - 17/Apr/04 with Ra

samwelli - Solo O/S - 26/Mar/04

Hidden - 2004

Stefan Kruger - Solo O/S - 06/Jul/03

Chris Davids - Lead O/S - Jul/03 with Dad

Hidden - Solo - 21/Jun/03

Hidden - Solo O/S - 09/May/03

SteveM - Solo - 21/Apr/03

chrishedgehog - Solo - 25/Feb/03

LankyPaddy - Solo O/S - 30/Jan/03

Monk - 2003

nige pacer - Solo O/S - 06/Oct/02

Ander - Lead - 18/Jul/02 with Kev

D Berry - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/02 with Claire Berry

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 19/May/02

Phil West - Solo O/S - 06/Apr/02

Hidden - Solo - 24/Mar/02

DerwentDiluted - Solo - 28/Aug/01

rocktigger - Solo O/S - Jun/99

Andy Fielding - Solo - 02/May/99

RobSimmo - Solo O/S - 18/Oct/98 with Adult Ed course, Jon Berry

kato'sdad - Solo - 18/Oct/98 with Rob Simpson

Hidden - Solo rpt - 21/May/97

mikej - Solo - 13/Apr/97 with Sc, R

Hidden - Solo - 15/Feb/97

ajoliver - Solo O/S - 14/Feb/97

crater - Solo O/S - 24/Oct/96

Hidden - Solo O/S - 05/Jun/96

adam carless - Solo - 1995

mikej - Solo - 08/Aug/93 with M

Roget - Solo O/S - 05/Dec/92

Hidden - Solo - 15/Aug/92

Backinthegame - Solo - Apr/92

Chris Ellis - Solo O/S - 30/Mar/91

babymoac - Solo - 27/Jan/91

tapley - Solo - Aug/89

Laramadness - Solo O/S - 10/Jun/89

Chris the Tall - Solo O/S - Jan/88

Iain Thow - Solo - 14/Sep/87

Hidden - Solo - 03/Jan/87

Hidden - 1987

johnwright - 06/Sep/86

mark-abz - Solo - 01/Jun/82

mikej - Solo - 18/Oct/81

1980's
CrashMat Rob - Lead O/S - 1980

Mark Kemball - Solo - 03/Dec/77

RichardMc - Solo - 25/Apr/76

mikej - Solo - 03/Jan/76

petemeads - Solo - 1976

mikej - Solo - 20/Apr/75

mikej - Solo - 06/Jul/74 with E

mikej - Solo - 01/Jan/71 with Stewart Grant

Andy Say - Solo - 1971

mikej - Solo - 31/Aug/70 with E

mikej - Solo - 14/Feb/65 with Paul Richardson

Voting
Total votes cast 58
hard HS0 of 21
HS0 of 21
easy HS0 of 21
hard S0 of 21
S2 of 21
easy S17 of 21
hard HVD2 of 21
HVD0 of 21
easy HVD0 of 21
hard 4b1 of 21
4b0 of 21
easy 4b9 of 21
hard 4a3 of 21
4a8 of 21
easy 4a0 of 21
hard 3c0 of 21
3c0 of 21
easy 3c0 of 21
3 Stars0 of 16
2 Stars0 of 16
1 Star10 of 16
0 Stars6 of 16
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