Rockfax Description
A brilliant route up the line of triangular grooves. The initial wall and groove leads to two juggy pockets. Continue up the wall above until a hard move right gains the finishing wall. Lower-off at the main break. © Rockfax

FA. Geoff Weigand 1989.

Ticklists: Classic UK F7s, Northern Limestone for Catalans, 28 Decent Sport Routes, Yorkshire Limestone Graded List, 2016 Crush-fest.

oread 11/Sep Lead RP

Superb route. Chuffed to do it so quickly

Hidden 06/Aug Lead rpt
Hidden 17/Jul Lead dnf
robertmctague 30/Jun Lead RP

Second session. The best sport route I've done so far, big fight from the eyes right to the top.

with Mike
nathanlee 29/Jun Lead RP

Such a brilliant route. Skipped the clip off the boss. Fell going to the jugs after the boss twice, then did it by the skin of my teeth third go! Good fight

JamesTurnbull97 28/Jun Lead RP

2nd go, pretty sure I climbed the section from the eyes differently both times. Was convinced I was going to fall off every move on the run out to the chain

Hidden 28/Jun Lead RP
Ramon Marin 25/Jun Lead dog

Felt too tired, too many days on.

Hidden 21/May Lead dnf
nickmoulden 20/Apr Lead rpt
with zoe bidula
Hidden 24/Mar Lead dog
Eduardo Martinez ??/2016 -
cooperman 13/Sep/15 Lead RP

1st 7c+ 4th day on it, 2nd RP day, 6th PR attempt - 3rd that day. Never under-estimate the 3rd RP!! Lunge again at the crux rather than the drop knee.

with Chris Rabs
FloTilley 21/Aug/15 Lead RP
Hidden 09/Aug/15 Lead RP
khawk 19/Jul/15 Lead RP
with DS
Adam Lincoln 28/Jun/15 Lead RP
with Sam Williams
samwillo 28/Jun/15 Lead


with Adam Lincoln, Malham Crowd
Hidden 26/Jun/15 Lead RP
datoon 25/Jun/15 Lead RP
with K
markalmack 23/Jun/15 Lead RP
Glyn 07/Jun/15 Lead RP

Came close on the onsight, got it second go. Bit of a fight! Amazing route. Stunning, even to European standards

with Harriet Ridley
Seb Grieve ??/2015 -
Joughton 01/Sep/14 Lead β

Had brilliant beta from Pete and had watched Chris come really close so I had a pretty good idea of what to do. First 7c+ flash and on the best sport route I've done in the country - a great experience.

Hidden 01/Sep/14 Lead RP
Hidden 31/Aug/14 Lead RP
Hidden 19/Aug/14 Lead RP
emily_allen 13/Aug/14 Lead dog
BillyRidal 01/Aug/14 Lead RP
Mat Welsh ?/Aug/14 Lead RP

Class line, gets harder all the way!

with Dave Pinno, John Maskell, Emily J, Mark Owens, Pete Dicko
PeteH 26/Jul/14 Lead RP

Went quickly after I changed my beta for the crux, but still very close on the successful attempt. Awesome route.

with Arran Deakin
adamjeffs 13/Jul/14 Lead RP
with chris
WB 01/Jul/14 Lead RP
with Charlotte
rikbattye 11/Jun/14 Lead RP

Did it first go, putting draws in as I went, after 2 poor redpoint attemps a few days earlier. Lovely route.

Leon Laubscher 05/Jun/14 Lead RP
Hidden ?/Jun/14 Lead RP
will smith11 31/May/14 Lead β

I tried this once 3 years ago so not a true flash. Great climbing.

with Ben Davison
C coldwell-storry 14/Sep/13 Lead RP

Quality. 1st RP

jfreeman 24/Aug/13 Lead RP
with Nic Duboust
AJM 13/Aug/13 Lead RP

Superb, one of the best sports routes I've done. Struggled loads with keeping enough in my arms for the clip off the boss! 12th redpoint.

PeterDawson 07/Aug/13 Lead β
Luke Dawson 06/Aug/13 Lead β

tried 3 years ago did first try this trip such a good route

Hidden 14/Jul/13 Lead dog
Hidden 06/Jul/13 Lead dnf
Hidden 29/Jun/13 TR dog
thebigfriendlymoose 23/Jun/13 Lead RP

Desperate lunge for break after boss.... semi-footless finish due to uncontrollable disco-leg. Happy days!

with Stephen
a_hein 13/May/13 TR dog
with Sam C, Clare F
Hidden 04/May/13 Lead dnf
jacobjacob 21/Apr/13 Lead RP

Pitiful flash attempt, then two pitiful redpoints. Finally sorted my life out as it was getting dark at the end of the day.

piken ?/Apr/13 Lead RP

Great Route

with Andy
Howard Lawledge 11/Aug/12 Lead RP
Hidden 20/Jun/12 Lead RP
Hidden 17/Jun/12 Lead dog
highrepute 02/Jun/12 Lead RP
zero six ?/Jun/12 Lead RP

Brilliant, happy to get this quickly, getting fitter. Grade chasers miss out big time!

Jon Garside 31/Jul/11 Lead RP

Good kneebar rest in the left eye, but wear a pad!

dav 06/Jul/11 Lead RP
with Gill B
Hidden ??/2011 Lead
NDD 02/Sep/10 Lead

Very good. Quite tricky.

Hidden 30/Aug/10 Lead RP
marcpontin ?/Jun/10 Lead dog
with huw
willackers 24/Apr/10 Lead RP


with Tom Mills
Hidden ?/Apr/10 Lead RP
Apharri 27/Aug/09 Lead RP
with Marie Richards
lx 15/Jul/09 Lead
with Mirf
steve_biczyk 12/Jul/09 Lead RP

Almost as hard as the Bulge but with a couple of good rests. 1st 7c+ in a day, 3rd go

with Emma Curry, Marcus Pontin
bigie bob 01/Jul/09 Lead RP
pezzerrr 03/Jun/09 Lead RP
Hidden 24/May/09 Lead RP
Hidden 05/Jul/08 Lead RP
Ram MkiV 28/Jun/08 Lead RP
with Tommy M
andy farnell 03/Aug/06 Lead RP

Stunning route. 7a+ to the 'eyes' and a good shake, then blast upto the boss, shakeout and final tricky move to the first big break. Breath and enjoy the run-out to the belay.

with Steve Roberts
Boy ??/2006 -
mgeek ??/2006 Lead RP
with ross hennigan
Henners 01/Aug/05 Lead RP
with Neil McGeek
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe ??/2005 Lead RP
Cassidy 16/Aug/04 Lead RP
with Scottish Raiding Party
Dave Musgrove Jnr ?/Jun/03 Lead RP

1st Redpoint

marky 21/Jul/02 Lead RP
whispering nic ??/1999 Lead dog
ukb shark 30/Jul/97 Lead RP
sadams 06/Jul/96 Lead RP

3 days

with John Boyle
robyn1 ??/1995 -
Steve Crowe ??/1994 Lead RP

circa 1994

keefe 08/Jun/91 -
Glenn Sutcliffe 08/Jun/91 -
with keefe
Mike Owen 13/Jul/89 Lead RP
with Al Murray
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