Rockfax Description
Just left of the central groove. Getting to the overlap at the break is okay then a reachy pull provides the main difficulties. Finding the correct hold is usually the crux. © Rockfax

FA. Keith Sharples, Nigel Slater 1989

MartinPL 25/Oct Lead O/S

Nice route, straight after doing 'Stone the loach' 7c

Eddie Shelbourne 03/Oct Lead β
Hidden 03/Oct Lead RP
ashtond6 06/Sep Lead RP

Probably harder than most 7a's I've done! Really nice sequences

JamieSparkes 15/Aug Lead G/U
Hidden 08/Aug Lead RP
nath_casper 18/Jul Lead RP
Montse Shelbourne 18/Jul Lead RP

hard moves getting over the bulge

with Nathan
Chris3112 18/Jul Lead G/U

Long reach over bulge is hardest move.

with Montse
nai 09/Jun Lead RP

piece of shit

with Andrew
dprctr 09/Jun Lead β
Hidden 09/Jun Lead β
Hidden 07/Jun Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Apr Lead
john lynch 22/Apr Lead rpt
with Lewis Andrew
dominic lee 19/Apr Lead
with debbie birch
Albert Exley 16/Apr Lead dog


Stoney Boy 14/Apr 2nd rpt
with Tim Gould, Nick Conway
oldcheese ??/2015 -
Seymore Butt ??/2015 -
Nick Sherring 14/Sep/14 Lead RP

1st go today after last week's flapping. OK if you commit to reaches etc. Easy 7a seems fair.

Nick Sherring 07/Sep/14 Lead dog

oh dear

deacondeacon 30/Aug/14 Lead RP

Nice moves, not as reachy as expected. 2nd RP attempt.

psborland 24/Aug/14 Lead dog

Head failures

with Nick
mattwyles1 06/Aug/14 Lead rpt
with Andy
Hidden 06/Aug/14 Lead rpt
GuyVG 26/Jun/14 Lead rpt

first go tonight, tough just after the big reach strangely enough

with Rob Greenwood
kristian 15/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Gus 08/Jun/14 Lead
with whiters, the inspector
tom3667 26/May/14 Lead RP

First 6c+!!! And an awesome route at that! Great moves around the crux

with Andy Cooley, Andy baguley
Hidden 26/May/14 Lead RP
Hidden 21/May/14 Lead β
Leo Woodhead 05/May/14 Lead dog

Really nice route, can't wait to come back and try to get it clean. The crux is tough, and even when you've sunk the hold to surmount the break there's still a few good moves before you know that you've done it.

Lenny 04/May/14 -
with John
Hidden 03/May/14 Lead RP
Hidden ?/May/14 Lead dog
Ricky Rocks 12/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Si dH 29/Mar/14 Lead rpt
with Andy
Hidden 24/Mar/14 Lead
Tophe 19/Mar/14 Lead O/S
with Dave Burn
Hidden ?/Mar/14 Lead RP
Hidden 22/Sep/13 Lead dog
Gus 18/Aug/13 Lead
with simon "the horse" wilson
Ian Broome 04/Jun/13 Lead

Done before, barn doored off when going for jug.

Daniel Heath 02/Jun/13 Lead β

Helpful beta from Remus

with Remus
Hidden 02/Jun/13 Lead RP
Chris Wright 21/Apr/13 Lead
climbingsheep 15/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Jonny Reay
highrepute 13/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Feb/13 Lead rpt
JRae ??/2013 -
Hidden 02/Sep/12 Lead RP
david morse 02/Sep/12 Lead RP
with chris todd
markalmack 02/Sep/12 Lead β
chrism225 22/Aug/12 Lead RP


CRiddiford 22/Aug/12 Lead rpt

not 6c+ at all after working out the moves

with Chris
goddamm7 11/Aug/12 TR RP

Route of the day for me managed one stop at crux one to head back to on a dry day for the under cut

Jake Young 09/Aug/12 Lead RP
with Mark R
Si dH 05/Aug/12 Lead dog

Trying to onsight, got through the crux to the good hold but then faffed about too long before getting my feet up over the lip, and couldn't make the clip so slumped back down. Silly really. Cruxy route.

with Chris Foster
Somerset swede basher 18/Jul/12 Lead β
with Adam, Birdo
Hidden 22/May/12 Lead rpt
Brown 01/Apr/12 Lead
with Lilifa
Hidden 01/Apr/12 Lead RP
Dan Jenkin 31/Mar/12 Lead β
with Graham Parkes, Dan Parkes
Hidden 22/Mar/12 Lead β
Ollie B 22/Mar/12 Lead β

Belayed Liam prior to lead. Easy for 6c+

with L.Postlewaith, M.Rankine
mic_b 13/Mar/12 Lead RP
with Phil
Hidden ??/2012 -
Hidden 16/Oct/11 TR dog
Hidden 29/Sep/11 Lead RP
Hidden 11/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Alan James - UKC and UKH 10/Sep/11 Lead RP
Joughton 23/Jul/11 Lead O/S

Had to 'pop' a bit to get the hold cause I'm a short-arse but easy after that.

Hidden 05/Jul/11 Lead RP
belay bunny turned bad 19/Jun/11 2nd
with loundsy
Hidden 11/Jun/11 Lead RP
Cragrat Rich 11/Jun/11 Lead RP

Previously top-roped. Found the moves to the break a bit stiff and puzzling. Felt a bit gritstone-esk through the top section?

Hidden 07/Jun/11 TR dog
Hidden 05/Jun/11 Lead dnf
Hidden 28/May/11 Lead
Hidden 25/May/11 Lead
Hidden 25/May/11 Lead rpt
Hidden 25/May/11 Lead β
Hidden 22/May/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/May/11 TR rpt
Hidden 30/Apr/11 Lead RP
JulesV 17/Apr/11 Lead
Joe Costello 16/Apr/11 Lead RP
with Matt
bigdrew 03/Apr/11 Lead RP

Pretty close to the flash!

with Mark R
mark20 02/Apr/11 Lead RP
Hidden ??/2011 Lead
robandian ??/2011 Lead RP
belay bunny turned bad 21/Sep/10 TR
with loundsy
Gambit 18/Sep/10 Lead β
with Barney
nathanlee 05/Aug/10 Lead RP
with Dom Lee
Hidden ?/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Jul/10 Lead β
jamiev 01/Jul/10 Lead RP
with Tom Lewis
jamiev 27/Jun/10 Lead dog
with Tom Lewis
Hidden 23/Jun/10 Lead
mattyork2 17/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Niall Grimes
davefount 31/May/10 TR dog
smudge 25/May/10 Lead RP
with Joe Shaw
jowgli 25/May/10 Lead RP
with Dan Smith
Dan Lane 03/May/10 Lead dog

Only fell off the crux because I went for the wrong hold above the roof.

Hidden ?/May/10 Lead O/S
Souljah 24/Apr/10 Lead
with Greg
gregoritos 18/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Apr/10 2nd dog
belay bunny turned bad 16/Apr/10 2nd
with Debbie, loundsy
Hidden 16/Apr/10 Lead O/S
GrantB 10/Apr/10 Lead
Hidden 10/Apr/10 Lead O/S
john lynch 17/Mar/10 Lead dog

should have flashed this, just needed to bump my feet higher for 'the move'..

with joe grondowski
Joe Grondowski 17/Mar/10 Lead
cymjt ??/2010 -
Hidden 04/Oct/09 TR dog
Hidden 03/Oct/09 Lead rpt
scottski 26/Sep/09 Lead RP
with M Ayres
jondude 27/Aug/09 -
Hidden 22/Aug/09 Lead RP
Dave Bond 08/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with marc
Hidden 06/Aug/09 2nd
justin c ?/Jul/09 Lead
Don Jebus 05/Jun/09 Lead RP
with frazer
Ian Broome 28/May/09 Lead β
Hidden 28/May/09 Lead O/S
Mark Dennison 14/May/09 Lead dog
ASchwirtz 21/Mar/09 Lead dog

One fall, did not both repeating as it was a warm up

Brian Rodgers 21/Mar/09 Lead β
with Ant
mattwyles1 ??/2009 Lead RP
Hidden 22/Aug/08 Lead rpt
Hidden 17/Aug/08 TR RP
Hidden 16/Aug/08 Lead
loonyclimber 13/Aug/08 Lead RP

Fingery little bastard

with Dave Mullett
Hidden 21/Jul/08 Lead
andy gravestock 13/Jul/08 Lead O/S

good warm up.

with rob,dave,tom,mick
craig d 05/Jul/08 Lead rpt
with Simon Kincaid
TomHaigh 20/Jun/08 Lead RP
with Fraser
Hidden 10/Jun/08 Lead rpt
Alex Mason 09/Jun/08 Lead O/S

One hard move over the bulge but a good one.

Hidden 08/Jun/08 Lead dog
Nicos 06/Jun/08 Lead O/S
craig d ?/Jun/08 Lead rpt
with Mark Bridgman-Smith
Stig 09/Aug/07 Lead RP
with Goi
goi.ashmore 09/Aug/07 Lead RP
with James Rees
Ram MkiV 13/Sep/06 Lead O/S
with Dan and Tom
bigie bob 10/Aug/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Jun/06 Lead RP
Hidden 06/Jun/06 TR RP
Hidden 06/May/06 TR
Boy ??/2006 -
Hidden ??/2006 -
Hidden ??/2006 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Aug/05 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2005 -
robyn1 ??/2005 -
nige 11/Sep/04 Lead
with alex barber
Mick 06/Jul/04 Lead rpt
with Ian
spidey 27/Jul/03 Lead RP
Hidden ??/2003 -
Hidden 24/Jun/01 2nd
Jon Read ?/May/98 Lead RP
with Tanya Holdsworth
Hidden 13/Jun/97 Lead O/S
tlr 04/Jul/96 Lead RP
uphillnow ??/1996 2nd
Mick 08/May/95 Lead RP
with Andy T
Dave Musgrove 02/Apr/95 Lead
with Kim Greenald
mattnuttall 12/Jun/94 Lead O/S

was E4 6a

with Tall Tim, Adrian Berry
Roget 27/Jul/93 Lead O/S
Tony Little 12/May/93 Lead RP
with Martin
Billg ??/1993 Lead O/S
with Phil McAllistair
Stoney Boy 01/Apr/91 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/1990 -
Hidden ??/1990 Lead RP
Hidden ??/1990 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Jul/89 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/1988 -
andy gittins ??/1985 -
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