Rockfax Description
The right-hand tufa is hard to reach and pumpy thereafter. It has become popular to finish on the left, before the upper tufa. This is easier but still worth 7c+. © Rockfax

FA. Mark Leach 1985

Ticklists: Classic UK F7s.

JM 01/Nov Lead RP
with Ally Smith
Hidden 06/Oct Lead
Duncan Campbell 30/May Lead dog

felt nails on first acquaintance then on second go up it seemed to come together. My first RP go was a surprise with me falling off the tufa due to a foot fuck up. Next go was a bit of a farce due to savaged fingertips.

with Rach
Glyn 24/May Lead RP

Wow, amazing route. Stunning tufa wresting. Best route I've done at Malham. 3rd redpoint

with Luke
Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing 10/May Lead RP

Very satisfying to have done it so quickly

Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing 04/May Lead dog

So close, so many times (but not close enough)

Hidden 06/Apr -
Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing 21/Mar Lead dog

Tired from previous ascents that day, should go in a session or two.

Hidden 20/Mar Lead RP
youngidiotnic ?/Mar Lead RP
Hidden 30/May/14 Lead RP
jfreeman 05/Apr/14 Lead RP
with Callum Coldwell-Storry
innes 05/Apr/14 Lead RP
with Martin
emily_allen ?/Apr/14 Lead dog
Hidden 13/Mar/13 Lead RP
ejected ??/2013 -
thebigfriendlymoose 02/Sep/12 Lead dog
with Stephen
thebigfriendlymoose 18/Aug/12 TR dog

Linked through from crux to top.

with Eric H
thebigfriendlymoose 15/Jul/12 TR dog
with Martin Fisher
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe 16/Jun/12 Lead RP
with Eric Hildrew
Hidden 05/Jun/12 Lead RP
jacobjacob 11/May/12 Lead RP

reasonably close on the onsight.

Hidden 09/May/12 Lead
Jon Garside 06/May/12 Lead RP
with Andy Turner
marky 15/Apr/12 Lead RP

Classy route. First did this 15 years ago with Phil Rigby!Finished direct up the tufa for added value.

with Sharon
Hidden 03/Sep/11 Lead dog
NDD 24/Jun/11 Lead RP

2nd go. Feeling good, nice route.

Hidden 24/Jun/11 Lead RP
C coldwell-storry 31/May/11 Lead RP
with Esther
Hidden 19/Mar/11 Lead RP
Hidden 12/Mar/11 Lead
Hidden ??/2011 Lead
EllaRus 29/Aug/10 Lead RP
with john
Hidden 28/Aug/10 Lead RP
Adam Lincoln 26/Aug/10 Lead RP

First rp.

with Adam Jeewooth
marric 02/May/10 Lead RP
with Andy Sharp
andyinnes 21/Apr/10 Lead O/S
bigie bob 10/Apr/10 Lead RP
jondude 19/May/09 -
Hidden 23/Oct/08 -
Hidden 08/Aug/08 Lead RP
mgeek ?/Aug/08 Lead RP
with Neill Busby
Hidden 09/Jul/08 Lead RP
Hidden ?/Jul/08 Lead RP
Ram MkiV 17/Jun/08 Lead RP

cool route but would rather forget about the excessive number of redpoints and days it took to actually bag it (especially the rp which ended with a fall from the flakes/jugs(!) after all the hard stuff). Surprise, surprise, felt easy 2nd rp today and was static on the mono move for the first ever time - grrr!

with andy
buzby78 13/May/08 Lead RP


with bozwell
Hidden ?/May/08 Lead RP
Hidden ??/2008 -
Oliver Wright ??/2008 Lead
Cassidy 24/Sep/07 Lead RP
with Rob Sutton, Malc
Hidden 01/Sep/07 Lead RP
Hidden 06/May/07 Lead RP
Hidden 03/Mar/07 Lead RP
Hidden 18/Feb/07 Lead dog
Hidden 17/Feb/07 Lead dog
Hidden 21/Oct/06 Lead dog
Hidden 01/Jun/06 Lead dog
Henners 01/May/06 Lead RP

very cool route

with Neil Buzby
Adam Ellwood 01/May/06 Lead RP
with Dave Evans
Boy ??/2006 -
Toby Dunn ??/2006 Lead
andy farnell ?/May/05 Lead RP

Top route

with Ian Patterson
nige 23/Apr/05 Lead RP
with mark hounslea
WuDavid ??/2000 Lead RP
Mike Owen 01/May/99 Lead rpt
with Elaine Owen
Billg ?/Sep/98 Lead RP

1st redpoint

with Phil McAllistair
Mike Owen 14/Mar/98 Lead rpt
with Elaine Owen
Steve Crowe 22/Feb/98 Lead RP
with KM
Mike Owen 11/Oct/97 Lead rpt
with Elaine Owen
shark 03/Jun/97 Lead RP
Mike Owen 08/Mar/97 Lead rpt
with Elaine Owen
sadams 25/May/96 Lead RP

2 days

Mike Owen 25/May/96 Lead rpt
with Elaine Owen
Mike Owen 20/Apr/96 Lead rpt
with Elaine Owen
robyn1 ??/1996 -
Mike Owen 01/Oct/95 Lead rpt
with Elaine Owen
Mike Owen 23/Jul/95 Lead rpt
with Elaine Owen
jfletcher 29/May/95 Lead RP
Mike Owen 02/Apr/95 Lead rpt
with Elaine Owen
Hidden 05/Jul/94 Lead RP
Mike Owen 26/May/94 Lead rpt
with Elaine Owen
Mike Owen 20/Jun/93 Lead rpt
with Elaine Owen
Mike Owen 11/Oct/92 Lead rpt
with Dougie Hall
Mike Owen 30/May/92 Lead rpt
with Elaine Owen
Andy Hyslop ?/Mar/90 -
Glenn Sutcliffe ??/1990 -
with keefe
Hidden ??/1990 Lead
Mike Owen 18/Oct/89 Lead RP
with Dan ?
mark mcgowan01 ??/1989 -
mark mcgowan01 ??/1989 -
keefe ??/1989 -
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