Rockfax Description
A more sustained and pumpy finish to Open Road. Climb Open Road on to the right-hand wall and then take the left line of bolts to a high lower-off. © Rockfax

FA. Craig Entwhistle 2002

Hidden 20/Sep Lead rpt
Hidden 06/Sep Lead rpt
GPN 31/Aug Lead O/S

Nice. Anybody who thinks this is a 3 star route needs to get out more though!

Mike Todd 22/Aug Lead O/S
Duncan Campbell 02/Aug Lead β

Nearly fluffed it

with Rach
jamesdyno 01/Aug Lead RP
Misha 26/Jul Lead O/S

Warm up on Rachel's clips. Rather polished towards the bottom but a good route and feels a bit like a trad route in places due to the rock features. Bolts a bit too spaced low down.

with Rachel
nathanlee 24/Jul Lead rpt

great warmup

with Katy Whittacker
jonti 19/Jul Lead dog
Luke Dawson 06/Jul Lead O/S
tim newton 05/Jul Lead RP
Rachel Slater 05/Jul Lead rpt
Rachel Slater 28/Jun Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Jun Lead rpt
uptown 16/Jun Lead β
with Sean_J
Hidden 16/Jun Lead β
MichaelGallimore 09/Jun Lead rpt
with jon lawson
Hidden 07/Jun Lead rpt
OERees 06/Jun Lead O/S
Gregory ?/Jun Lead O/S
with Badger
Hidden 21/May Lead rpt
robertmctague 17/May Lead β

Had done open road before.

wintermute 26/Apr Lead RP
with Jon
Hidden 11/Apr Lead
WuDavid ??/2015 -
papashango 19/Oct/14 Lead O/S

tried hardly annual and got v close. good couple of days getting spanked on the limestone

with Phil
samwillo 11/Oct/14 Lead
with Steve Taylor
shark 03/Oct/14 Lead RP
with Paul Reeve
Hidden ?/Oct/14 Lead RP
stp 21/Sep/14 Lead O/S

After faffing on the crux, undecided which way to go, I got very pumped and barely made it.

with Ben Moon
coneco 08/Sep/14 Lead RP
with Peter Dickinson
soph 07/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Brian McAlinden
Joughton 02/Sep/14 Lead O/S
cjsheps 02/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Aug/14 Lead dog
emily_allen 13/Aug/14 Lead rpt
Hidden 07/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Aug/14 Lead
BillyRidal 01/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Acoustic_Olly ?/Aug/14 Lead RP
tam.sayers ?/Aug/14 Lead rpt
najki_2000 31/Jul/14 2nd RP

Put clips in on lead. Not my style at all - surprised to see all holds are pretty much jugs. Good knee bars below the overlap. Slightly spooked by bolts spacing in bottom part.

Dave Turnbull, BMC 25/Jul/14 Lead
MartinJWood 10/Jul/14 2nd dnf
with Katy Banner
Hidden 10/Jul/14 Lead O/S
henry peter jenkins 10/Jul/14 Lead RP
with charlie latter, emilio bachini
Emilysaladfingers ?/Jul/14 Lead RP

Brilliant climb!

Ian Broome 21/Jun/14 Lead rpt
with Mike
david morse 15/Jun/14 Lead O/S

Felt easier than open road...

with 2 finger, KT, markalmack, chris todd
adamjeffs 14/Jun/14 Lead RP
with mum
Hidden 14/Jun/14 Lead O/S
henry peter jenkins 13/Jun/14 Lead dog
with jamie N A
Harry Holmes 12/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Oli Read
Hidden 12/Jun/14 Lead dog
oread 12/Jun/14 Lead
jamesgodwin64 07/Jun/14 Lead RP

Got it second go, used as a warm up. Pretty nice route its all in your feet.

with John Copper
willsm11 31/May/14 Lead β
with Ben Davison
Hidden 25/May/14 Lead rpt
MichaelGallimore 22/May/14 Lead β

Only just.

with Paul,
marky 18/May/14 Lead rpt
with Sharon
Hidden 18/May/14 Lead rpt
Hidden 04/May/14 Lead O/S
Steve Hickie ?/May/14 -
PeteH 30/Apr/14 Lead β
with James Foley, Kev Avery
Hidden 26/Apr/14 Lead rpt
Hidden 30/Sep/13 Lead rpt
timmsy 18/Sep/13 TR β
with lionel
AJM 07/Aug/13 Lead β

Also on 9th.

with Andy McVittie, David Stainthorpe
petekeron 31/Jul/13 TR β
with Barry Scott
climbingpixie 27/Jul/13 Lead RP

Lovely climbing! Got it on my second RP attempt after inexplicably dropping the first one after the crux!

with Andy
Hidden 25/Jul/13 Lead
emily_allen 20/Jul/13 Lead β
Hidden 14/Jul/13 Lead rpt
Ian Broome 14/Jul/13 Lead rpt
Bulls Crack 12/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with SP
Hidden 11/Jul/13 Lead β
Hidden 22/Jun/13 Lead rpt
Hidden 22/Jun/13 Lead rpt
Ian Broome 22/Jun/13 Lead rpt
Sankey 09/Jun/13 Lead RP
with Luke
Sankey 27/May/13 2nd dog
with Luke
Sankey 25/May/13 2nd dog
with Luke
tomsmartacus 05/May/13 Lead RP

Did open road first then 2nd rp after working out moves

with Alistair Brash
Hidden 08/Sep/12 Lead dnf
cooperman 12/Aug/12 TR O/S

Warm up route

with Neil Stabbs
DDDD 05/Aug/12 Lead rpt

Nice route - good warm up route

with Seb Grieve
Moondance 03/Aug/12 Lead RP
lithos 19/Jul/12 Lead dog

last route - pete cruised it and i didnt - failed to lead! couldnt do it Petes way but eventually worked out a way on TR, on for when im fresh - steep on big holds

with pete harris, Adam
Hidden 30/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Jun/12 Lead O/S
thebigfriendlymoose 05/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with Duncan
innes ?/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Mat Welsh ?/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with Dave Pinno, John Maskell, Emily J, Mark Owens, Pete Dicko
Hidden 26/May/12 Lead rpt
sgl0jd 13/May/12 -
Hidden 01/Apr/12 Lead rpt
jacobjacob 30/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Ewan Russell 30/Mar/12 Lead RP
ollyroberts 28/Mar/12 Lead RP
with Ben
Malcolm Bass ??/2012 Lead rpt
Hidden 05/Oct/11 TR
Chad123 11/Sep/11 AltLd dog

More dogging - no hard moves on this one just sustained and pumpy! More stamina needed....much better line than the 6c version...

with Emily
Glenn Sutcliffe 14/Aug/11 Lead rpt
with Ant
tim newton 21/Jul/11 2nd dog
Exodus 21/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Tim Newton
craig matheson 19/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Jul/11 Lead RP
Hidden 02/Jul/11 Lead rpt
GrantB 28/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Jun/11 Lead O/S
jkarran 28/Jun/11 Lead dnf

Warm-up putting clips in, will RP it another time. Nice route.

with Smith, Grant
RdC 23/Jun/11 Lead RP
with Chris E, Ross H
Hidden 19/Jun/11 Lead
gregoritos 18/Jun/11 Lead O/S
James Oswald 18/Jun/11 Lead RP

Awesome route. Lead it after working some of the top moves. Lovely high foot "mantelly" move :) A little better than Open road. Should have flashed it though.

with Greg
Hidden 12/Jun/11 Lead rpt
Hidden 11/Jun/11 Lead rpt
Hidden 29/May/11 Lead O/S
Mowglee 23/May/11 Lead dog
with Ali
Hidden 15/May/11 Lead rpt
Ian Broome 14/May/11 Lead β
Hidden 16/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Andy Graham 11/Apr/11 2nd dog
with Niels Pampus, Simon Kimber
nickmoulden 07/Apr/11 Lead rpt
with Arron
Hidden ??/2011 Lead
marky 12/Sep/10 Lead β
with John
Hidden 30/Aug/10 Lead rpt
marky 30/Aug/10 Lead RP
with Gareth Scott
Mike Owen 30/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Elaine Owen
Hidden 22/Aug/10 Lead rpt
ian caton 21/Aug/10 Lead dog

tired after metal guru. so polished.

with Anna, Abi
Hidden 21/Aug/10 Lead rpt
Glenn Sutcliffe 14/Aug/10 -
with keefe
Hidden 14/Aug/10 Lead rpt
Hidden 08/Aug/10 Lead rpt
Hidden 07/Aug/10 Lead rpt
Jack00 02/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Rob
RD ?/Aug/10 Lead
Hidden 31/Jul/10 Lead rpt
Hidden 24/Jul/10 Lead rpt
simon kimber 24/Jul/10 Lead RP
with Rob Sandercock, Hannah Hunt
Hanski 24/Jul/10 2nd
Hidden 17/Jul/10 Lead rpt
Hidden 10/Jul/10 Lead O/S
akhughes 09/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Toby Dunn 09/Jul/10 Lead
with Andy Chrome
Rich Kirby 29/Jun/10 Lead rpt
with Dal
marky 20/Jun/10 Lead β

Repeat for warm up then 2 rp attempts on Le Lapin - close.

with John
morganator 06/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Andrew James
Rich Kirby 29/May/10 Lead rpt
with Tim Lowe
khawk 20/May/10 Lead O/S
with DT
Rich Kirby 13/May/10 Lead rpt

..and some proj.

with Eddie
marky 09/May/10 Lead β

Worked no more jumping to conclusions

Hidden 01/May/10 Lead rpt
Hidden ?/May/10 -
Popkids 30/Apr/10 TR
with Phil, Kafoozalem
Phil79 30/Apr/10 TR dog
with Tony
Hidden 30/Apr/10 Lead RP
Paul Figg 27/Apr/10 Lead RP
JM ??/2010 -
JM ??/2010 -
Steve Crowe ??/2010 Lead
andymcbill ??/2010 -
andymcbill ??/2010 Lead O/S
Adam Lincoln ??/2010 Lead
Hidden ??/2010 Lead RP
marky 20/Sep/09 Lead β
with Sharon
duzinga 20/Aug/09 Lead RP
with Pete Harris
uptown 14/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Keeg
Alex Mason 09/Aug/09 Lead O/S

Easier than i was execting, no harder than open road really, my forearms felt invincible on this

with Noaksy
Hidden 02/Aug/09 Lead RP
Hidden ?/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Aug/09 2nd β
Bennykr 28/Jul/09 Lead rpt
with JB
Jillybean 28/Jul/09 2nd
with Ben
Hidden 19/Jul/09 Lead RP
Bennykr 16/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with Huw
Matt Rowat 12/Jul/09 Lead dog

Dissappointed to rest at Crux. Not fit enough.

with Charlie
dominic lee 05/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with neil foster
Hidden ?/Jul/09 Lead O/S
robbo 26/Jun/09 Lead RP

Went second go. Much nicer route than Directisimo

marky 14/Jun/09 Lead β


with Sharon
Sean_J ?/May/09 Lead RP
datoon 04/Apr/09 Lead
with MJ
Seymore Butt ??/2009 -
marky 31/May/08 Lead rpt
with John
RD 10/May/08 Lead rpt
Hidden ??/2008 -
derico 05/Sep/07 Lead β
with Jonny
Hidden 12/Aug/07 Lead O/S
ian caton ?/Aug/07 Lead O/S
with steve w
Hidden 10/Jun/07 Lead RP
joe larner 03/Jun/07 2nd
Hidden 01/Jun/07 Lead O/S
skygodley 12/Aug/06 Lead O/S
with SarahM
Ram MkiV 08/Jul/06 Lead O/S
with Dave and Alex
Rich Kirby ?/Jul/06 Lead O/S
with Jenny Woodward
Boy ??/2006 -
Hidden ??/2006 -
Henners 01/Aug/05 Lead O/S
with Alan Cassidy
Hidden 06/Jun/05 Lead O/S
keefe ??/2005 -
Hidden ??/2005 Lead
Cassidy 08/Aug/04 Lead β
with Scottish Raiding Party
Hidden ?/Apr/04 Lead
Dave Douglas ??/2004 Lead O/S
Dave Musgrove ??/2003 Lead RP
with Nigel Baker
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