Rockfax Description
Climb the shallow orange groove and crack. © Rockfax

FA. Dave Williams, Geoff Middlehurst 2003

Neil R 10/Oct Lead
with Dean
williap 20/Sep Lead
with Liam
JHiley 19/Sep Lead β

Anchor is quite low compared to the others. Much too easy for 6a+ unless the crux is in the choss above.

with Jon Howson
jonhowson 19/Sep Lead O/S


Hidden 16/Aug -
wyzfen 15/Aug Lead O/S
with Agnieszka, Dana
Hidden 12/Jul Lead
Wildrnes 11/Jul Lead O/S
with Vic
cragsman9000 28/Jun Lead rpt
with Neil
bob_cbr 28/Jun Lead RP
Dan Jenkin 06/Jun Lead O/S
with Gordon Jenkin
BareBears 26/Apr Lead O/S
with Joe Cresswell
JCresswell 26/Apr Lead dog
Hoyes 16/Apr Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Mar TR
Alex_Derbyshire 18/Feb Lead
withey1992 18/Feb 2nd O/S
rachelvlc 27/Oct/14 Lead
Chrisbaron7 27/Oct/14 Lead
buxtoncoffeelover 26/Oct/14 Lead

Clips in (Tom)

tom_lewis89 26/Oct/14 Lead
dunk3607 ?/Oct/14 Lead O/S
Neil R 21/Sep/14 Lead
with Ian
RichardMc 11/Sep/14 Lead
with Dave Langmead
Hidden 22/Jul/14 Lead
Hidden 22/Jul/14 2nd
Hidden ?/Jul/14 Lead
cragsman9000 15/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Neil
bob_cbr 15/Jun/14 Lead dog
Liamg20025 21/May/14 Lead O/S
pawel suhy 21/May/14 TR dog
with Neil B.
Hidden 17/May/14 Lead β
DavidPC 17/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Matt Kempson
jordangolding 16/Apr/14 Lead rpt


deanhorsburgh 16/Apr/14 Lead rpt
Jacob Hodge 95 16/Apr/14 TR O/S
with peter chapman
lewiswilson 15/Apr/14 Lead O/S
lewiswilson 13/Apr/14 TR O/S
jordangolding 13/Apr/14 TR O/S
alexcummings95 13/Apr/14 TR
deanhorsburgh 13/Apr/14 TR O/S
LukeRobinson 13/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Jacob Hodge 95 13/Apr/14 TR O/S
with peter chapman
kermit_uk 15/Mar/14 Lead O/S
with Phil Parkin, James Blake
tom3667 15/Mar/14 Lead β

Nice, pleasant climbing

Pete Wimbush 09/Mar/14 Lead O/S
with Gavin Singleton
shaunyegg 01/Mar/14 Lead O/S
AlexBush 02/Sep/13 Lead O/S
DaveMo 03/Aug/13 Lead
with Ben Prince, Simon Woodcock
DaveMo 03/Aug/13 Lead
with Ben Prince, Simon Woodcock
Phil373 01/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Jul/13 Lead
Hidden 06/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Neil R 25/May/13 Lead β
RichyBOYY 13/Apr/13 Lead

can do a pretty cool limestone mantel on this route which is rare...

Hidden 13/Apr/13 2nd
Hidden 31/Mar/13 Lead O/S
Fragmod 17/Mar/13 Lead
tsl42 17/Mar/13 Lead O/S
georgenvk 03/Nov/12 Lead rpt
Hidden 14/Oct/12 Lead
Wayne S 14/Oct/12 Lead O/S
Jim Malo 06/Oct/12 Lead O/S
with Mark
Nevil ?/Sep/12 2nd
with Mike
Hidden ?/Sep/12 Lead
danieltuck 26/Aug/12 Lead O/S

damp and slimy - soft spitting rain.

with Hickerz
Hickerz 26/Aug/12 Lead dog
Chaos 05/Aug/12 2nd
with jim bob
Jimbobski 05/Aug/12 2nd
jon_gill1 29/Jul/12 Lead rpt
with jigi
MarkCunnington 29/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Arul Umapathy
JP78 29/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Bex_M 28/Jul/12 2nd O/S
with Duncan Dunbar
jennifers87 10/Jun/12 Lead dog

Lots of rests, nice holds when you find them but tiring

with Reena Mistry
Barry D 02/Jun/12 TR
with Couch
Matt Shepherd 08/May/12 Lead O/S
leon 15/Apr/12 Lead rpt
with agp
gingerwolf 14/Mar/12 Lead O/S
luke321 26/Feb/12 Lead
Falko 25/Feb/12 2nd O/S
with Chris Plant, Steve M
Haszko 16/Feb/12 Lead O/S
with Dave Kidd
PAJames ??/2012 -
Hidden 22/Oct/11 Lead β
hazeysunshine 15/Sep/11 2nd dog
with Helen L
rich_hw 08/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Graeme Hammond 08/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Aug/11 Lead dog
nick ferro 13/Aug/11 -
Gecko2k 25/Jul/11 2nd O/S
with Martyn Brown, Ola Bartkowska
JRae 13/Jul/11 Lead
with T Anthistle
Hidden 27/Jun/11 Lead
hellboundblr 26/Jun/11 Lead
with Adam Harvey
Viki 26/Jun/11 TR O/S
Hidden 19/Jun/11 Lead
Hidden 27/May/11 Lead
Jonathan Hall 24/May/11 Lead O/S
georgenvk 21/May/11 TR O/S
with fr4nk
jamesgodwin64 01/May/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Apr/11 Lead
al_robinson76 17/Apr/11 TR O/S
with Dougy Craven, Jim, Emma Robinson
malc 14/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Nige Berry
Michael Ryan 07/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Elaine Bull, Donna Claridge
Hidden 02/Apr/11 Lead O/S
eazyclimbing 26/Mar/11 Lead β
Martin Haworth 26/Mar/11 Lead rpt
Andrew Sloan 26/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Mar/11 2nd
mark20 13/Mar/11 Lead RP
bigdrew 13/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Mark R
thekendo 03/Jan/11 Lead O/S
with andrew sharpe
lozowen 03/Jan/11 Lead
uphillnow ??/2011 -
masonwoods101 ??/2011 Lead β
Hidden ??/2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Sep/10 TR β
Hidden 04/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Sep/10 Lead O/S
leon 21/Aug/10 Lead
with Mark
Hidden 11/Aug/10 Lead rpt
Haszko 09/Aug/10 TR
with Pete Denver, James Salter
migs493 30/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with RS
Coxy7 28/Jul/10 -
Cossar 27/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Si
Matt Johnson 27/Jul/10 Lead dog
with Sarah Applegate
Hidden 29/Jun/10 Lead rpt
Hidden 23/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Jun/10 2nd
Marti999 19/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Anna
The Mountain Goat 12/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Dan Wicks
furry 12/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Dave C
christensena 12/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Dave B
Hidden 12/Jun/10 Lead O/S
highfivekrissy ?/Jun/10 TR
wingalina 31/May/10 Lead
chrisbussell 31/May/10 Lead O/S
with Jonny Wing
Somerset swede basher 28/May/10 Lead O/S
with Dan Wicks
Hidden 28/May/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/May/10 TR dnf
Jack Whiteley 25/May/10 TR O/S
M0untainM0nkey 15/May/10 Lead dog
Mike Soulby 14/May/10 2nd O/S
with Rosie
Hidden 28/Apr/10 Lead β
Hidden 24/Apr/10 Lead O/S
kickaha4 24/Apr/10 2nd
Dave Reeve 21/Apr/10 Lead O/S
tigertim 21/Apr/10 2nd
Hidden 17/Apr/10 Lead
Ollie B 17/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with B.Ranson
jwpil 10/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Mat
Onion magnet 10/Apr/10 TR

Had my doubts at first but I will lead this next time, lovely climb. At least 1 star

Hidden 10/Apr/10 2nd O/S
oddessy_uk 28/Mar/10 Lead O/S
Tithe Technique 21/Mar/10 Lead


with Geoff Burrows, Steve Fletcher, Angela Paul, Charley
chumleywarner 21/Mar/10 TR dnf

Failed at last bolt, no go-go left!!

Hidden 09/Mar/10 Lead O/S
nickcanute ??/2010 Lead
Hidden 30/Oct/09 Lead
Hidden 25/Oct/09 2nd
peppermill 30/Sep/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Sep/09 Lead
Adrian Bates 10/Sep/09 2nd dog

Tough at the start

with Rob Lillywhite
Theguyp 09/Sep/09 Lead β
markfairbank 16/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Mick D
Hidden 03/Aug/09 Lead O/S
pizza 19/Jul/09 Lead rpt

second attempt after missing out 2 weeks previously failed on last clip last time

superdiamondgeezer 11/Jul/09 Lead O/S

Re done as trad, crack allowed nice placement of nuts.

rob1 12/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Andy Clarke 12/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Rob
allydonald ?/Jun/09 -
ed woods 31/May/09 Lead O/S
with Square Ben
Hidden 26/May/09 Lead O/S
PanzerHanzler 23/May/09 Lead rpt
carriegold 23/May/09 Lead dnf
jowgli 07/May/09 Lead RP
with nick
jon_gill1 04/May/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Apr/09 -
JWB 13/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Dave Button
PanzerHanzler 08/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with David Rafe
asmith37 04/Apr/09 TR dog
Hidden 29/Mar/09 Lead O/S
RichardMc 22/Mar/09 Lead
Hidden 23/Feb/09 Lead
Milne 29/Dec/08 Lead RP

hard work at top.

with Dave
Whealiebob 29/Dec/08 Lead rpt
with Ned
Hidden 10/Dec/08 2nd
Hidden 12/Oct/08 Lead
Claire S-J ?/Oct/08 Lead
Hidden 21/Sep/08 2nd rpt
mark20 20/Sep/08 Lead dog

One rest on 3rd bolt.

Hidden 18/Sep/08 Lead dog
scottski 24/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with A.Cooley
Hidden 23/Aug/08 Lead
Barry D 10/Aug/08 Lead
with Ian
Hidden 23/Jul/08 TR
Brian Rodgers 20/Jul/08 Lead rpt
with Steve Thompson
minaturechris 13/Jul/08 2nd O/S
with Cecelia
TomHaigh 13/Jul/08 Lead O/S
with Ben Carter
Nicos 20/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with christos liaskos
Rokmunky 31/May/08 Lead O/S
with Hannah
Mark Dennison 30/May/08 Lead
Ben Tyrrell 26/May/08 Lead O/S
galpinos 11/May/08 Lead O/S
with Mark
OffshoreAndy 07/May/08 Lead O/S
with Works Frasier
Dave Mason 06/May/08 Lead O/S
with Trev Tatler
Hidden 30/Apr/08 Lead
spqr 20/Apr/08 Lead O/S
with Mahroof
Andy Chubb 16/Feb/08 Lead
with Steve Goodman
Adam Potter 16/Feb/08 Lead O/S
thefuturesmiles ??/2008 Lead O/S
CupFullOf Mead 17/Oct/07 Lead O/S
with Barnsley + JPW
Carl Smethurst 14/Oct/07 Lead O/S
with Nigel Blandford
Mick r 18/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with Dave L
loonyclimber 18/Sep/07 Lead O/S
dave_middleton 18/Sep/07 Lead O/S

Felt positive all the way. Good climb.

Joe Dove 09/Sep/07 Lead
with kev
russonly 05/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with Tigger
Whealiebob 25/Aug/07 Lead dog

Rested briefly by the last bolt, gutted!

with Stee & Terry
Milne 25/Aug/07 Lead dog

good route - one rest near top

BigToe 25/Aug/07 Lead
with Milne
Hidden 02/May/07 Lead O/S
kitkat78 27/Apr/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Apr/07 2nd O/S
Brian Rodgers 26/Apr/07 Lead O/S
philhilo 26/Apr/07 2nd
Pythonist 11/Mar/07 Lead O/S
with Nick Shuttleworth
2shortplanks 11/Mar/07 -
Hidden ?/Mar/07 Lead dog
Martin Haworth ?/Mar/07 Lead O/S
Abi Chard ?/Mar/07 Lead O/S
with Kay, Ian
Hidden ??/2007 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Aug/06 Lead O/S
Stig 30/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with Jonathan Teale
tomboyle 01/Jun/06 Lead dog
with tatts
Andy Chubb 14/Apr/06 Lead
with Bill Wheeler
Hidden 08/Apr/06 Lead O/S
tatz45 ?/Apr/06 Lead O/S
RichardMc 11/Sep/05 Lead
with Dave Langmead
CrashMat Rob 19/Feb/05 Lead
with Andrew, Martin Whelan, Nicky, Glynn
Chris the Tall ?/Jul/03 Lead O/S
with Ian Fones
High 6b
Mid 6b
Low 6b
High 6a+
Mid 6a+
Low 6a+
High 6a
Mid 6a
Low 6a
Votes cast 24
Votes cast 20
Style of ascent
Not Set
Flashed (β)
Not Set