Rockfax Description
The wall past the right-hand side of the undercut. © Rockfax

FA. Paul Pritchard 1985

Ticklists: 28 Decent Sport Routes.

spidermonkey09 08/Nov Lead RP

Finally! God knows how many RP's but got it eventually. Changed the sequence around the tooth to avoid it completely and it worked first go.

GuyVG 01/Nov Lead RP

great today, I must've been very weak a few years ago

JCAshman 01/Nov Lead RP
jesse rees ?/Nov Lead RP

fell off on flash on wet undercyt, thought it was drier than it was

with al
OERees 31/Oct Lead rpt
OERees 28/Oct Lead RP
giuly 27/Sep TR
with Nick, Keith
Benjamin Mitchell 10/Sep Lead dog
with Simon Bennett
Albert Exley 23/Aug Lead RP
with Jon
Hidden 23/Aug Lead dog
giuly 23/Aug TR
with Karl B.
giuly 09/Aug Lead dog
with Roberto Bettotti
dan gibson 01/Aug Lead RP
with julie carroll
SED 17/Jul Lead RP

Good to come back for this one.

with beth
Ethan 15/Jun Lead O/S
with Don Walker
Adam Lincoln 31/May Lead β
with Ewan
penny.orr 23/May Lead
Hidden 10/May Lead RP
Luke Dawson 10/May Lead O/S
Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing 10/May Lead β

After spending a couple of sessions on Herbie every hold on this felt like a jug!!

Luke Brooks 07/May Lead dog

Onsight to just below the chains, tried to go direct and fell off what would have been a 5b move had I stayed right and then stepped across. I'll do it next time.

Hidden 01/May Lead O/S
Justin T ?/May Lead dog
Hidden ?/May Lead O/S
JamesTurnbull97 26/Apr Lead RP

3rd RP both falling on the last few moves, 5th tie in.

with Will Buck
Ellis Butler-Barker 09/Apr Lead O/S
with Jamie Paffery
lanky and weak 25/Mar Lead RP
with Emma Twyford
nathanlee 19/Mar Lead RP

Retroflash. Think I tried this three or four years ago and got fully shut down. Grim climbing!

with Laura Smitton
Hidden 08/Mar Lead RP
Hidden 07/Mar Lead
TRFrost 22/Feb Lead RP
Hidden 02/Jan Lead β
Hidden ??/2015 -
OERees 06/Dec/14 Lead dog

Cold hands.

RKirke 17/Nov/14 Lead RP
with Alex T
samwillo 09/Nov/14 Lead
papashango 05/Nov/14 Lead RP
with Jonny
Hidden 01/Nov/14 Lead rpt
Kim M 31/Oct/14 Lead RP
with Nige
Jonny Nick 04/Oct/14 Lead RP
Hidden 25/Aug/14 Lead RP
climbingpixie 24/Aug/14 Lead RP

Pleased to get this in sweaty conditions.

with Andy
Abi Chard 22/Aug/14 Lead RP
with Ian
Haydn Jones 19/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Duncan O'Sullivan
sev 18/Aug/14 Lead β
Ed Booth 01/Aug/14 Lead RP

2nd go.

with Rob Ireson, Adam Booth
Adam Booth 01/Aug/14 Lead dog

So polished

Hidden 01/Aug/14 Lead dog
keithpeck ?/Aug/14 Lead RP
henry peter jenkins 08/Jul/14 Lead RP
with charlie latter, emilio bachini
theomoore 26/Jun/14 Lead RP

first 7b

Ed morris 21/Jun/14 Lead RP

Worked the day before then led first go today. First Malham 7b.

with Cherry, stefan
Hidden ?/Jun/14 Lead RP
Steve Hickie ?/Jun/14 -
TonyB 29/May/14 Lead RP

Took some time to refine the sequence. Fell off twice between the last bolt and the chain before changing the sequence and the getting next go

with Anni
coombsy 25/May/14 Lead RP

First 7b at Malham. Figured out a sequence avoiding the 'horrible' hold which worked fine on a toppy. Climbed like a muppet on lead but just made it:)

with James Clarkson
rikbattye 24/May/14 Lead
Hidden 20/May/14 Lead
david morse 13/May/14 Lead RP

First Malham 7b

with 2 finger
markalmack 09/May/14 Lead β

alzheimer's flash!

Nick Sillem 06/May/14 Lead RP
Matt Cooke 03/May/14 Lead RP
pie_eater_pete 30/Apr/14 Lead RP
Tophe 27/Apr/14 Lead rpt
Leon Laubscher ?/Apr/14 Lead RP

second redpoint

jolucas 14/Mar/14 Lead RP
with Andy
Hidden 11/Mar/14 Lead
henry peter jenkins 09/Mar/14 Lead dog

fun short route, I ran out of arm juice towards the top :(

with jo lucas
robertmctague ??/2014 Lead RP
Ian Broome 11/Oct/13 Lead RP

1st RP tried a few years ago

with Mark
sharklet 29/Sep/13 Lead RP
Hidden 15/Sep/13 TR dog
DrGav 16/Aug/13 Lead dog

Start and end were nails but middle was sweet!

with Wendy
np134 04/Aug/13 Lead RP

TR once then 2nd RP.

cjd91 24/Jul/13 Lead RP
Bennykr 25/Jun/13 Lead RP

Should of flashed but wasn't sure what to do at the top groove, easy second go.

with Dan Green
littleluke 20/Jun/13 Lead RP
Jay.Carr 13/Jun/13 Lead RP
with Stefan Gatti, Darren
dwisniewski 11/Jun/13 Lead

2nd go.

with Stefan, Jay
Jay.Carr 11/Jun/13 Lead dog
with Darren
littleluke 10/May/13 TR dnf
drysori 28/Apr/13 Lead dog

Cold day and aching a little. Nice route, should tick it next time.

with Dunc
James Malloch 14/Apr/13 Lead RP

First of the grade - psyched!!! Got the the last few moves too many times. Went at the end of the third session on it.

Hidden 14/Apr/13 Lead dog
Hidden 29/Mar/13 Lead dnf
Hidden 18/Mar/13 Lead dnf
thebigfriendlymoose 17/Mar/13 Lead rpt

Far better sequence for crux - avoiding the horrible "tooth". I now feel I have unfairly maligned this route in the past!

with Mark R and Guy
Hidden 17/Mar/13 Lead RP
mark20 09/Mar/13 Lead RP

Should have flashed it

Hidden 09/Mar/13 Lead β
Hidden 09/Mar/13 Lead dog
Hidden 08/Mar/13 TR dnf
Hidden ??/2013 -
nick bamber ??/2013 -
atapper21 ??/2013 Lead O/S
markalmack 28/Oct/12 Lead RP
with Nicolas Duboust
Hidden 23/Sep/12 Lead RP
Hidden 22/Sep/12 TR dog
Hidden 21/Sep/12 TR dog
Hidden 19/Sep/12 TR dog
adamjeffs 23/Aug/12 TR RP
Hidden 10/Aug/12 TR dog
Hidden 10/Aug/12 TR dog
RebekahD 17/Jun/12 Lead RP

Got the redpoint 1st go today. 1st 7b RP outside :o)

with Eleanor
RebekahD 16/Jun/12 Lead dog

Tried 3x. Fell off the crux on 1st go, really struggled reaching the lower off on 2nd go, fingers too trashed on 3rd go!

with Eleanor
thebigfriendlymoose 03/Jun/12 Lead RP
with Martin Fisher
PeteH 05/May/12 Lead RP

It's a shame the crux is so short and sharp compared with the rest of the route. Glad to get this done before I got annoyed at it!

with Ian Dunn
samrad 27/Apr/12 Lead RP
with james G
Hidden 24/Apr/12 Lead RP
bigie bob 21/Apr/12 Lead β
Hidden 09/Apr/12 Lead RP
Hidden 24/Mar/12 Lead RP
Hidden 18/Mar/12 Lead dog
Chi Cheng 18/Mar/12 Lead RP

RP attempt 5

with Tom Richmond
PeteH 15/Mar/12 Lead dog

A few wet holds. Should go next time (but then I always say that..)

with Ian Dunn
Jack00 21/Feb/12 Lead RP
with Dan Miller
Hidden ??/2012 -
Joughton 26/Nov/11 Lead dog

Got on this because it looked pretty good, I flashed up to the move to the spike but did it all wrong, I got back on and went to the top, got terrified getting to the chains, then was too annoyed at myself to try it again.

Hidden 19/Nov/11 Lead RP
Hidden 12/Nov/11 Lead RP
Hidden 09/Nov/11 Lead dog
Tom Keaveny 17/Oct/11 Lead RP
ollyroberts 17/Oct/11 Lead RP
with Tom
khawk 15/Oct/11 Lead RP
with TM
Hidden ?/Oct/11 Lead RP
Stefan Kruger 15/Aug/11 Lead RP
Hidden ?/Aug/11 Lead RP
Hidden 24/Jul/11 Lead RP
uptown 28/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Sean_J
Hidden 25/Jun/11 Lead rpt
craig matheson 21/Jun/11 Lead O/S
bigdrew 18/Jun/11 Lead RP
with Si, Chris F, Neil
everettchris8 14/Jun/11 -

first 7b onsight

GrantB 31/May/11 Lead
Hidden 30/May/11 TR RP
dodfoster 25/May/11 Lead RP
with liam taylor
Hidden 25/May/11 Lead RP
Hidden 24/May/11 Lead RP
Hidden 15/May/11 Lead RP
dominic lee 14/May/11 Lead RP
Hidden 10/May/11 Lead RP
jfreeman 07/May/11 Lead O/S
with Dave Nicholl
esther ?/May/11 Lead
Wendy 30/Apr/11 Lead RP
with Tom Ball
Hidden 30/Apr/11 Lead RP
Rob1988 28/Apr/11 Lead RP
with Andrew
Hidden 27/Apr/11 Lead RP
ChrisCSC89 23/Apr/11 Lead RP
with Nic, Ross, Wilson
RdC 22/Apr/11 Lead RP

Amazing, but easy 7b!!!

with Team Beast
Sam the Butcher 18/Apr/11 Lead
with Dave Redpath
AlistairB 12/Apr/11 Lead RP

Really nice, worked moves on TR for a bit and then got it on 2nd redpoint.

wilsonmackenzie 08/Apr/11 Lead RP
nickmoulden 06/Apr/11 Lead β
jacobjacob 05/Apr/11 Lead RP

Oh dear...

highrepute 03/Apr/11 Lead RP
3 Names 02/Apr/11 TR dnf

found this really hard

with Nick
Hidden 27/Mar/11 Lead RP
Anna_wells 25/Mar/11 Lead dog
with Rob Greenwood
Hidden 19/Mar/11 Lead RP
Hidden 06/Mar/11 Lead RP
Hidden ?/Mar/11 Lead rpt
Hidden ??/2011 Lead
MelH 10/Aug/10 TR dog
with Nathan Pike, A
Hidden 10/Aug/10 TR dog
akhughes 09/Aug/10 Lead rpt

Got a flash pump and fluff second last move on the onsight. Easy second go

Hidden 25/Jul/10 Lead β
Hidden 17/Jul/10 Lead RP
spunkymonkey 17/Jul/10 Lead RP
Hidden 14/Jun/10 Lead RP
Hidden 14/Jun/10 Lead RP
Ben1983 13/Jun/10 Lead RP
Hidden 30/May/10 Lead RP
Hidden 21/Apr/10 Lead RP
jacobjacob 31/Mar/10 Lead dog

onsighted to the top then dynoed to the chain, so probably doesnt count...

Hidden 28/Mar/10 Lead RP
Mike Goldthorp 22/Mar/10 Lead RP

Awesome route! Mostly steady, top moves are trickier but really cool. Lead dog to work sequence then lead 2nd go.

jondude 28/Feb/10 -
Matt Fry 28/Feb/10 Lead RP

Undercut was soaking, tricky moves at the top saw off the flash. 2nd go.

andymcbill ??/2010 Lead RP
Mat Welsh ?/Sep/09 Lead RP

First 7b - tricky crux moves to the lower-off

with Mark Owens, Pete Dicko
Hidden 26/Jul/09 Lead RP
Hidden 26/Jul/09 Lead
marky 19/Jul/09 Lead RP

Did + 20 years ago pretty tough now the crux footholds are so polished

with John
Hidden ?/Jul/09 Lead dog
Hidden 06/Jun/09 Lead RP
Hidden 23/May/09 Lead rpt
NDD 16/May/09 Lead β
with Stu, Will, Chris
Stewart B 16/May/09 Lead RP

2nd go

with Boost, Willackers and Chris E
nathanmanc 15/May/09 Lead RP
Matt Rowat 09/May/09 Lead RP

Really good, 1st redpoint after doing it in 2 halves last week.

with Charlie
Chazz 09/May/09 Lead RP

Cool moves at the top. First redpoint.

ewen 07/May/09 Lead RP
with jeb + rich
Hidden 03/May/09 Lead RP
robbo 19/Apr/09 Lead

Third Session lucky. Managed to find a better sequence through the crux and creamed it first go. First 7B, well chuffed

with Flump looking after me
lx 12/Apr/09 Lead O/S

really good.

with Dave
Hidden 15/Feb/09 Lead rpt
Glyn 07/Feb/09 Lead dog
with Jonny
SeanHopkins ??/2009 -
Seymore Butt ??/2009 -
C coldwell-storry ??/2009 Lead RP
with rob lay
Hidden ??/2009 -
Hidden 11/Oct/08 Lead O/S
steve_biczyk 20/Sep/08 Lead RP
with Emma Curry, Keith Clarke, Mark Shea
Hidden 04/Aug/08 Lead RP
Hidden 30/Jul/08 Lead dog
tedj234 10/Jul/08 Lead RP
with Nicolas Rabb
ian caton ?/Jul/08 Lead RP
with Abi
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe 22/Jun/08 Lead RP

Also worked Zoolook

with Eric Hildrew
Hidden 22/Jun/08 Lead rpt
andy gravestock 01/Jun/08 Lead O/S

first 7b onsite fantastic climbing aswell.

with dave law
mhairi thorburn 28/May/08 Lead RP

well hard!

with malc
Hidden 17/May/08 Lead RP
Hidden 10/Apr/08 TR
Hidden 04/Apr/08 Lead
Hidden 03/Apr/08 Lead rpt
WB 11/Mar/08 Lead RP
Greg Boswell ??/2008 Lead RP
Oliver Wright ??/2008 Lead
Hidden ??/2008 -
Hidden ??/2008 Lead
alaan 07/Nov/07 Lead RP

Quick redpoint.

with Grant
Hidden 21/Oct/07 Lead RP
Hidden 17/Oct/07 Lead RP
Hidden ?/Sep/07 Lead RP
Hidden ?/Aug/07 Lead RP
Ram MkiV 29/Jun/07 Lead RP

Dampness the excuse for not flashing

with mike b
Alex Mason 23/Jun/07 Lead

went first rp attempt, steady until the top.

with dave law
Hidden 15/Jun/07 Lead rpt
Hidden 31/May/07 Lead RP
Ali 07/May/07 Lead RP

Lovely route :o)

with John
Garan 31/Mar/07 Lead RP

5th redpoint. Sloppy footwork. Could do better!!

with Mike Birkby
willackers ??/2007 Lead RP
with Tom Mills, Dan Walker, Rob Napier
derico ?/Sep/06 Lead RP
with Dave J
Hidden 28/Aug/06 Lead
Hidden 19/Feb/06 Lead RP
Hidden 29/Jan/06 Lead RP
Hidden 28/Jan/06 Lead RP
Boy ??/2006 -
Hidden ??/2006 Lead RP
Toby Dunn ??/2006 Lead
Brown 08/Sep/05 Lead RP
Bella 19/Mar/05 TR
with Michael
spidey 04/Aug/04 Lead RP
Hidden ?/Jun/04 Lead RP
jameshiggins 08/May/04 Lead RP
Hidden ??/2004 Lead RP
Henners 01/Nov/02 Lead RP
with Neil McGeek
nige ?/Mar/00 Lead RP
with mark hounslea
Hidden ??/2000 -
Hidden 14/Sep/99 Lead RP
bronsonite 10/Aug/98 Lead RP
with Nathan Lawrence
Hidden 10/May/97 Lead RP
buzby78 06/Apr/97 Lead RP
andrew300169 14/Feb/97 TR dnf
with Mike Stacey
FATBOYFAT ??/1997 Lead RP
with Jim Hatfield
John Southworth ?/May/96 Lead RP
with Matt Booth
robyn1 ??/1996 -
Hidden ??/1995 -
Mike Owen 09/Oct/94 Lead rpt
with Elaine Owen
Mike Owen 08/Oct/94 Lead rpt
with Elaine Owen
Mike Owen 17/Sep/94 Lead rpt
with John Sheard, Eric Rooseberry
goi.ashmore 03/Sep/94 Lead RP

There was a bizarre incident when an (empty) birds nest came out and landed on someone else's rope bag!

with Smon Coles
mattnuttall ?/Aug/94 Lead β
with Gareth Parry, Alan Holden
Billg ?/Jun/94 Lead RP
with Phil McAllistair
Paul Figg 19/Sep/93 Lead RP
shark 15/Aug/93 Lead RP
Dave Musgrove Jnr 14/Jul/93 Lead RP
with Jenny Ibbotson
Hidden 03/Jul/93 Lead
Rich Kirby ?/May/93 Lead RP
Tony Little 25/Apr/93 Lead RP
with Pete
Steve Crowe 24/Oct/92 Lead rpt
Mike Owen 11/Oct/92 -
with Dougie Hall
jfletcher 27/Aug/92 Lead RP
Hidden 14/Aug/92 Lead RP
whispering nic ?/May/92 -
andy farnell ??/1992 Lead RP
with whispering nic
Mike Owen 23/Jun/91 Lead rpt
with Elaine Owen
Mike Owen 21/Apr/91 Lead rpt
with Elaine Owen
Mike Owen 24/Mar/91 Lead rpt
with Elaine Owen
keefe 17/Feb/91 -
Hidden 07/Oct/90 Lead RP
Hidden 07/Oct/90 Lead β
Mike Owen 05/Jul/90 Lead rpt
with Tony Mitchell
Dave Douglas 03/Apr/90 Lead RP
Hidden ??/1990 -
Glenn Sutcliffe ??/1990 -
with keefe
Hidden ??/1990 Lead
mark mcgowan01 ??/1989 -
sadams ?/Jun/88 Lead rpt
with Guy Townsend
Mike Owen 16/Sep/87 Lead O/S
with Mark Taylor (Fluff)
Hidden ??/1987 -
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