Rockfax Description
The open-corner on the left of the buttress gives a great outing on good holds with plenty of solid runners after a vegetated start. At the top break, move out left to escape. There may be an abseil station in place, if not, walk round. If you thought it a push-over, consider the next route as a suitable extension. © Rockfax

FA. H.Drasdo, G.Mansell 1955

Ticklists: World Graded List, Low grade quality Cheedale Trad.

Andy Hardy 08/May 2nd O/S
Jules Lane 08/May Lead O/S

A proper route. Top class stuff. Found bottom 1/3 hardest.

with Mynydd Colin
Hidden 08/Oct/15 Lead O/S
Just Another Dave 20/Sep/15 2nd O/S
with Ian Lau
morganator 08/Aug/15 2nd O/S
with Nicky Parkin
tmawer 30/May/15 2nd O/S

As start to Aplomb.

with Bram
BTphonehome 30/May/15 Lead O/S
with Tony
Hidden 12/Jul/14 Lead O/S
the power 01/Jul/14 2nd rpt
admackie 01/Jul/14 AltLd
Jim Slater 16/Jun/14 Lead rpt

Done as attempt on Aplomb,

benkelsey 06/Jun/14 Lead O/S

As the start to Alpomb. Sacked this off due to the second pitch being a loose grassfest. shame as the wild traverse was so close and looked awesome.

JakeWShaw 06/Jun/14 2nd O/S

Just did this after deciding against climbing the ivy/grass that was the second pitch of Aplomb. The rest looked so good, shame about the start

Leo Woodhead 05/May/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/May/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/May/14 2nd
Hidden 22/Sep/13 Lead O/S
migs493 01/Sep/13 Lead O/S

As the first pitch to Aplomb.

with LO
Brown 29/Jun/13 Lead
with Lilifa
Bry 16/Jun/13 2nd β
deacondeacon 09/Jun/13 Lead
the power 09/Jun/13 2nd
with deacon, rob
dr_botnik 06/May/13 2nd O/S
with Jack D
Jackwd 06/May/13 Lead
Jonathan Hall 09/Sep/12 2nd
with Will Ward
Graeme Hammond 02/Sep/12 Lead rpt

2nd attempt to do Aplomb but after Jim spent ages trying to lead this, I finished this off and we abseiled off as Jim wasn't feeling so good. 3rd time lucky i might actually get on the route?

with Jim
CRiddiford 16/Aug/12 Lead O/S

as part of aplomb

with Mark
Hidden 21/Aug/11 Lead rpt
Hidden 21/Aug/11 2nd rpt
mattnuttall 29/Jul/11 2nd O/S
with Alan Holden
Hardonicus 15/May/11 Lead RP

Ha! Poor performance. Slightly damp, couldn't find the holds on the early crux to long plumes of cascading grass. Little rest, then completed. Good route, first bit needs a real good garden though!

with Luke Donaldson
grubes 15/May/11 2nd
with Haydn
Hidden 11/May/11 Lead O/S
rockjedi 04/May/11 AltLd O/S
mark20 17/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Tamati 09/Sep/10 Lead O/S
DerwentDiluted 30/Aug/10 Lead
with Nicola Pettit
JRae 29/Aug/10 2nd
with Alan
Graeme Hammond 11/Aug/10 Lead O/S

went to do Aplomb but John didn't like the belay at the end of pitch 2 so he reversed the pitch and we abseiled off. Excellent route in its own right.

Dan Lane 28/Jun/10 Lead O/S

not a bad route, although the bottom section is quite vegetated. Top section makes up for it though. Some very new abseil tat, a sling, some brand new tat, and a petzl self locking krab, only put there last week by the look of it.

tobydunford 03/Jun/10 2nd O/S
with Nick Sillum
Si dH 15/May/10 Lead O/S

Went to do Aplomb, but second pitch (Neil's) was like climbing vegetated shale so backed off.

with Neil Furniss
Hidden 15/May/10 2nd
Hidden ??/2010 -
Seymore Butt ??/2010 -
cymjt ??/2010 -
Martin Haworth 27/Sep/09 Lead O/S

As first pitch of Aplomb

with Andy
Hidden 31/Aug/09 Lead O/S
OffshoreAndy 13/Aug/09 Lead β
with Jade
godusty 02/Jun/09 2nd
Hidden 25/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Apr/09 2nd O/S
AndyM-LVB 11/Apr/09 2nd
with Nicolas Tardy
jsrous ??/2009 2nd
with Sam Bennett
Hidden 14/May/08 Lead O/S
Nicos 14/Apr/08 Lead O/S
with andrew sutton
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
Hidden ??/2008 AltLd
Pilch 30/Sep/07 Lead

A great route with an adventurous feel, should have taken two ropes and abbed off tree, as descent path was awful

with Ed
EdShep 30/Sep/07 2nd O/S
with Pilch
tatz45 07/Aug/07 Lead O/S
with Quentin O'Brien
keith leonard ??/2007 Lead
Chris the Tall ?/Jul/05 2nd

Plans to do Aplomb were quickly scraped

Hidden ?/May/05 2nd
Phil West 10/May/03 Lead O/S

Shaun finished seconding as rain started. Chris Tan got halfway up but it was like a waterfall & he couldn't see through his glasses, so lowered off. We abbed off, but the rope wouldn't follow. A 2 hour epic covered in mud ensued to retrieve the rope!

with Shaun Walby
shaun walby 10/Mar/03 2nd O/S
with Phil West
cem 19/Jun/02 2nd
with James Gregory
colin milton ?/Jul/01 Lead
with eric milton
marcoleptic ??/2000 Lead O/S
with Akhil
uphillnow ??/2000 -
lost.arrow 10/Jul/99 Lead
Hidden 07/Aug/98 2nd
Marti999 ?/Sep/96 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Jul/95 Lead O/S
tlr 07/Jun/95 Lead
with Kim
shark ??/1995 Lead O/S
with Sonia
IanGilbertJones 21/Aug/92 Lead rpt
Backinthegame ?/Jul/92 Lead O/S
with John Wright
IanGilbertJones 03/May/92 2nd O/S
Roget 01/Sep/91 2nd O/S
with Jonathan T
Martin Bennett 19/May/91 -
with SF
Hidden 29/Mar/91 2nd O/S
whispering nic ?/Aug/90 -
with Graham Iles
dodders 03/May/90 2nd
with Dick Hargreaves
Hidden ??/1990 -
steve prior ?/Jun/88 Lead
with Chris S
Hidden ?/May/88 Lead O/S
malc 13/Jul/85 Lead O/S
with JW
Steve Lenartowicz ??/1985 -
Hidden 21/Jul/84 2nd
Hidden 25/Sep/83 AltLd O/S
steveb2006 19/Apr/82 2nd
with Mervyn Dudley
charlesmfrench 09/Apr/82 Lead O/S
Ghastly Rubberfeet ??/1982 AltLd
mikej 19/Apr/81 Lead
with Mike Mason
Dave Musgrove 28/Jul/78 -
tapley 14/Sep/75 Lead
with Alison Tapley
Nigel Bond 04/Jul/75 Lead
with John
Mark Kemball 26/Apr/75 Lead
with Dave "Hamish" Wilkinson
Falko 11/Jan/75 AltLd O/S
with Al W.
Andy Say ??/1975 Lead
Andy Edgar ??/1975 -
Rog Wilko ?/Dec/70 2nd
with ??
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