Rockfax Description
A fine line tackling the triangular niche after a start up Diagonal Direct. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
The bolted line into the niche above the roof and starting up Diagonal Direct gives a brilliant climb. Above the niche a testing wall leads to the bolt lower-off by a fallen tree. The starting groove of the next route provides an alternative start.

FA. C.Sowden 1993

sheppy 18/Sep Lead dog

Mystery route, hard move into the triangular niche would have been enough to have given it the 7a grade but the head wall above was brick. It would be possible to deviate right into the next route but following the bolts directly is savage. Felt like solid 7b to me. Standing traffic was easy by comparison.

with Iain MacD
Dave Turnbull 15/Aug Lead dnf

Seemed well hard. Paul put the clips in for me lowering off from the end of the traverse. Gave it a good go but couldn't even do the moves dogging it. Two and three finger pockets and a sharp flake. Not a question of stamina, just couldn't pull through those fierce moves on sharp small holds.

Hidden 17/Jul Lead RP
Scott Quinn 27/Sep/15 Lead O/S


Tom.Priestley 27/Sep/15 TR dog

Dogged to hell, couldn't do it.

oread 09/Aug/15 Lead O/S

Right at the roof into the blank section rather than left. good alternative

fellrunner 15/Jul/15 Lead

With dil and dean

dillon_archer 11/Jul/15 Lead
with Dean Eastham
david morse 11/Jul/15 Lead RP

Hard to read upper wall. Second go

with KT
Paul Clarke ??/2012 Lead
Dave Musgrove 16/Oct/93 Lead
Paul Clarke ??/1993 Lead
with Well Oiled Machine
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