Rockfax Description
A magnificent trip up this massive wall. The climbing is remarkably sustained with a crux right at the top. © Rockfax

FA. George Smith, Al Phizacklea 1983. A major contribution from George Smith who later left the area for North Wales

fellrunner 31/Oct Lead β

Did route from cold had to hang in to onsight it ,sustained , clips in thanks to Dean Eastham

samrad 30/Sep Lead O/S
with ben
Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing 23/Aug Lead O/S

Always steered away from this one due to it's wandering nature, but with a selection of extended quickdraws it doesn't feel that bad at all.

penny.orr 23/Aug TR dog

Very wondering but quite good moves.

GPN 11/Aug Lead O/S

Pretty much onsight: had mega rope-drag at the top so grabbed the chain to clip. Did it totally cleanly after - having somebody remove the 2 rightmost qds helped a lot with the drag. Double ropes would be good as well!

with Gavin, Graham Hadaway
gav 11/Aug 2nd dog

Managed to below the final line of bolts, but from thereon there was a lot of resting.

Hidden 12/Jul Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Feb Lead O/S
Dave Turnbull, BMC 20/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Simon Lee
shark 20/Sep/14 Lead

Flashed but grabbed the belay

adamjeffs 16/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with mum
kevg ??/2014 Lead RP
kevg 12/Oct/13 Lead dog
with Ewan, Fraser
Hidden 12/Oct/13 TR dog
Hidden 26/Aug/13 Lead O/S
nathanlee 10/Aug/13 Lead β

bit of vague beta helped alot, did the middle section of flight path i think.

with Dom Lee
dominic lee 10/Aug/13 Lead O/S

Great technical route..great crag.

innes ??/2012 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Aug/11 Lead O/S
steepstuff 24/Jul/11 -
with Woody
ewen 27/Aug/10 Lead dnf

needs a few wires. which i did not have.

with rich
tomhull 14/Aug/10 Lead dnf

good onsight effort but no cigar

with paul cox
craig matheson ??/2010 -
mattnuttall 16/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with Ian Vickers
jim robertson ??/2006 -
whispering nic ?/Aug/03 -
with Niall
Roget 30/Jun/00 Lead rpt
with jon
sadams 15/Sep/96 Lead O/S
with Team Midlands
Hidden ??/1996 Lead
Rich Kirby 12/Jul/92 Lead O/S
Steve Crowe ??/1992 Lead O/S

circa 1992

keefe 24/Aug/91 -
Hidden 24/Aug/91 Lead β
Hidden 26/Jul/87 Lead
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