Rockfax Description
A mean fish which is steeper than first appearances might suggest. It tackles the first big crack-line on the wall and never lets up. Safe, pumpy and excellent. © Rockfax

FA. Arni Strapcans, Gordon Jenkin 1.4.79. FFA. Dave Ivory, P.Preston 1.4.83 01/Apr/1979

Ticklists: Swanage wild pumpfests, Ultimate E4 ticklist.

James Oakes 01/Sep 2nd O/S
Ram MkiV 01/Sep Lead O/S
with noaks
brices 05/Jul 2nd β
Caspian Johnson 05/Jul Lead dog

A good route to experience your first falls on gear!

with brices
Mark Warnett 28/Jun Lead O/S

The bulge is soooo steep thought there was no way I could do the route, but kept going and it does ease. Once in the fault found the rest and it was in the bag. So happy as its terrifyingly steep from below

with Andy O'Conner
pearson9596 07/Jun 2nd O/S
quiffhanger 07/Jun Lead rpt

First led back with Jake yonks ago.

Hidden 25/May Lead
Hidden 12/Apr Lead O/S
ian bryant ??/2015 -
JM 30/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Stevo
3 Names 03/Jun/14 2nd
with Ed Bulman
Hidden 03/May/14 Lead O/S
JulesV ?/May/14 2nd O/S
with Will Boxen
billb ?/May/14 Lead dog

pumped unfit and had to rest

dan gibson 11/Apr/14 Lead rpt
with Tom Livingstone
Tom Livingstone 11/Apr/14 2nd β


Hidden 05/Oct/13 2nd dog
Sophie Nunn 20/Aug/13 2nd O/S
with Richard
Luxulyan 20/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Sophie
ianto ??/2013 -
Ed Babs 04/Oct/12 Lead β

Really really good, and a lot easier than Warlord. Second dog previously with Purple Sue on 04 Oct 09. Cool coincidence with the dates.

with AlexD
AlexD 04/Oct/12 2nd dog
with Ed
dan gibson 03/Aug/12 Lead rpt
with andre hedger
Hidden 02/Jun/12 Lead O/S
jacobjlloyd 31/Mar/12 Lead O/S

Apprehensive about getting on this, as I've neglected climbing a bit and become massively unfit. I was right to worry - I was maximally pumped on this for a long time. Couldn't pull back the cams to place them, so i hung on jams yelling about it and somehow pulled through! Very pleased to get up it. Though Ross had to go and find two hands-free rests in the pumpy bit... Lovely climb. Shame it gets a bit rubbish toward the top.

with Ross
quiffhanger 31/Mar/12 2nd β

Very nice and not too pumpy if you find the rests :)

with Jake
Hidden 21/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Justin T 21/Mar/12 2nd
with Cherry
Hidden 13/Mar/11 Lead dnf
Hidden 04/Oct/09 Lead β
Toby Dunn 16/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Andy Reeve
Bern 22/Mar/09 Lead O/S

Superb workout!

Hidden 22/Mar/09 2nd dog
feeko 31/Jul/07 Lead O/S
with Dad
tonanf ?/Jul/07 2nd dog

V.F'ing hard!

with Pep
Hidden 03/Mar/07 2nd O/S
dan gibson 28/Apr/06 Lead O/S
with jamie evans
ellis ?/Jul/05 Lead O/S
with Dan Rowles
Roget 30/Jul/98 Lead O/S
with jon
Hidden ??/1997 Lead O/S
Nigel Coe 21/Aug/88 2nd dog

I had 4 rests.

with Ray Mardon
frank ramsay ??/1988 Lead
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