Rockfax Description
The routes takes the cracks in the wall to the right of Bread Knife and features a distinct crux on smooth rock. © Rockfax

FA. Mike Robertson 18.3.94 18/Mar/1994

Ticklists: Winspit Sport Climbs.

HenryMeier 17/Oct Lead O/S
Greg_ohara 17/Oct Lead RP
bullybones 10/Sep Lead
with Linda F
Matt Groom 29/Aug Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Aug Lead dnf
Ranaz 01/Aug Lead β
charley 19/Jul Lead O/S
with Mark
Ciderslider 18/Jul TR O/S
with charley
Hidden 18/Jul Lead dnf
Hidden 05/Jul Lead dog
rumblesan 04/Jul Lead dnf

Failed at the crux after multiple attempts. Found it really hard to jam my toes in.

Hidden 27/Jun Lead β
jungle 21/Jun Lead dnf

Bottled it at the crack

wilchivs 20/Jun Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Jun Lead O/S
Matt.c.Warner 19/Jun Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Jun Lead
Giles Eperon 14/Jun Lead O/S
Charlie Eperon 14/Jun 2nd
zacloftus 11/Jun Lead RP
simonsnake77 07/Jun Lead RP

The blank polished slab with the crack at half height is seriously hard! Really pleased to get this after just one fall.

andrzej kierzek 31/May Lead O/S

Rope solo lead belay. Just one difficult move.

with Rope solo lead
elliptic 30/May Lead O/S
with Alex
davidrblakeman 24/May Lead rpt
gary9t9 17/May Lead rpt
Hidden 04/May Lead dog
Hidden 02/May Lead
with Shane
dh7892 17/Apr Lead O/S
jamespilgrim 14/Mar Lead dnf

Couldnt keep toe jam in the crack long enough to move up

How easy 14/Mar Lead
Hidden 31/Jan Lead O/S
BDC 04/Jan Lead
JayAsh 04/Jan Lead dnf
with Ben C
lukejb ??/2015 Lead RP
Hidden 24/Dec/14 Lead dog
TiffTiff 25/Oct/14 Lead O/S
DrIan 28/Sep/14 TR

Easy climbing below and above the one hard move. Bit polished on the crack but could get a toe planted in it

Montse Shelbourne 14/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Nathan
Montecore 14/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Kerry Simmons
adrianellis 11/Sep/14 Lead dnf

Inconsistent start with difficult crux which is smooth.

with Hugo Wolfe
gary9t9 10/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Dom
gary9t9 21/Aug/14 Lead dog
with Dom
gary9t9 05/Aug/14 Lead β
with Dom
Hidden 03/Aug/14 Lead
Hidden 21/Jul/14 Lead dnf
Johnny Rowland 12/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Jeromecooper 22/Jun/14 Lead

Trick crux, very polished, but can pull round onto ledge without too much difficulty.

lazMo 15/Jun/14 Lead rpt
Emmawood 08/Jun/14 TR
Alex Hallam 01/Jun/14 Lead O/S

Finger crack looks good from the ground but possibly more polished than the Queen's best silver. If your footwork is naff just pull ard.

rustaldo 01/Jun/14 Lead O/S

Crack area is pretty polished.

with Alex
bede.west 01/Jun/14 Lead dog

crux is polished like glass, no ice..... fell off :(

Shane Willis 01/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/May/14 Lead
samparsons 31/May/14 -
Hidden 30/May/14 Lead rpt
Semtex 14/May/14 TR dnf

Couldnt get a foot to stick in the crack

with Ben
Hidden 11/May/14 Lead
How easy 11/May/14 Lead
Hidden 06/May/14 TR
kieranbowen 05/May/14 2nd dog
with Ruth
Matt77 05/May/14 Lead β
with Shane
sbattams 04/May/14 Lead
Jenben 03/May/14 -
Gareth 26/Apr/14 Lead dog
with Mark
montymoo 26/Apr/14 Lead dog
with Gareth
Hidden 05/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2014 -
hlburns ??/2014 -
puppythedog 01/Dec/13 Lead β

Really enjoyable climb at the end of the day when I was knackered. A handy piece of advice from Steve which confirmed what I thought. I added my own inflection on the advice. A great climb if your tired, with good resting opportunity.

with Steve
mickd 24/Nov/13 Lead O/S
thefuturesmiles ?/Nov/13 TR O/S
with Ads
CurlyStevo ?/Nov/13 Lead
with Rob
brian watson 26/Oct/13 Lead rpt
with Paul Milton
Hidden 02/Sep/13 Lead dnf
Hidden 01/Sep/13 Lead G/U
Hidden 08/Aug/13 Lead
Skullfire 04/Aug/13 Lead dog
with Jun Minohara
elliotrochester 07/Jul/13 Lead RP

Messed up crux but managed on 3rd attempt

db79 30/Jun/13 Lead dnf
tomB 30/Jun/13 Lead O/S
stonemikey 23/Jun/13 Lead
JDG2428 23/Jun/13 Lead
katiep 02/Jun/13 Lead rpt
with Becky Bellworthy
Hidden 01/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Ian Ash 26/May/13 Lead O/S
AlexHerbert79 26/May/13 TR dnf

Couldn't make it past the shiny crux even on top rope :( Came close at one point when I got my fooot on the ledge but didn't quite have the strength to straighten that leg!

Boogs 06/May/13 Lead O/S
with Andy Scargs Caldwell
professorcobra 21/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Tony LeMesmer, Christina, Anna, Sabine Wilkins
Happy Haggis 14/Apr/13 2nd
annak 14/Apr/13 Lead dog
madguernseyboy 06/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Wildstyle 06/Apr/13 TR dnf
ElBarto 06/Apr/13 TR RP

Tough route.

tomshanti 31/Mar/13 Lead O/S
with Andrew
joshchalke 27/Jan/13 Lead
Rollo 11/Nov/12 Lead O/S

Polished feet makes this hard. Or maybe I should get better footwork.

with Mike
joshchalke 27/Oct/12 Lead
with bradfry
Hidden 01/Oct/12 Lead dnf
mike.rigby 16/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Rob Edwards
E30Adam 08/Sep/12 Lead dog

Exceptionally tricky crux midway with absolutely nothing except for the crack on a smooth plate to get footholds. Requires repeat attempts as fudged past the crux by holding the rope. Epic Fail!

with Stephanie Critchell, Milly Bones, Darryll Forward
masterofdisaster 08/Sep/12 Lead RP

lead climbed last 3 bolts, done crack on second attemp, not pretty though, elbows and knee used!

with Adam, Steph Critchell
afrosam 18/Aug/12 Lead O/S
phsharpy 18/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with Sarah Solomon
bpmclimb 14/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with Clare
Hidden 06/Aug/12 Lead dog
sam_craddock 22/Jul/12 Lead β
Ffej 18/Jun/12 TR dog
with Pete Clark
graemecw 17/Jun/12 TR
Sophie Nunn 16/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with Scott
Hidden 03/Jun/12 Lead dog
Hidden 02/Jun/12 Lead dog
sonic46 19/May/12 TR dnf
with Dave and Lee
Hidden 13/May/12 Lead
jon_gill1 07/May/12 Lead dog

found the crack hard with only flow stone for your feet so i fell out jamming my fingers in the crack!guide gives it 6a+

Hidden 19/Mar/12 Lead dnf
The Ivanator 17/Feb/12 TR rpt

Didn't find the crux nearly as bad as the first time I climbed this, quite enjoyable this time.

with Chris, Sue
Hidden 17/Feb/12 Lead rpt
Hidden 23/Jan/12 Lead dnf
Mike Green 15/Oct/11 Lead O/S
KarolinaKlos 15/Oct/11 Lead O/S
zdenek strycek 15/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Trevedian, Karolina Klos
woody0606 01/Oct/11 Lead dnf

Got to the crack and failed.

Hidden 01/Oct/11 2nd dnf
katiep 29/Sep/11 Lead O/S
with Nick Evens
nickevens 29/Sep/11 Lead O/S
with Katie Preston
Hidden 13/Sep/11 Lead RP
Monkey_Alan 13/Sep/11 Lead RP

Careful use of a knee means I never have to climb this route again!

ChrisHarris1981 03/Sep/11 2nd O/S
lewiz 28/Aug/11 Lead O/S

One move wonder. Easy for tall with the right beta

Martin Bagshaw ?/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Jake Rawlings
Hidden 31/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Andrew Gee 25/Jul/11 Lead O/S
alexanderjwatts 10/Jul/11 Lead β
Dirty Knees 02/Jul/11 TR O/S
Hidden 02/Jul/11 2nd O/S
patrickc 26/Jun/11 Lead dog
with oli
Hidden ?/Jun/11 Lead
torsok 22/May/11 Lead β
with Tania
MontyH 14/May/11 Lead rpt
with pete frost
Hidden 24/Apr/11 Lead β
el_monty 20/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Zo, Si
Ade7 03/Apr/11 Lead RP

Really nice little crux

with Liz
al99 03/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Apr/11 Lead RP
martinazando 03/Apr/11 2nd O/S
jcook1980 ?/Apr/11 Lead
Linc ?/Apr/11 Lead O/S
lostinmidlands 25/Mar/11 TR RP

Fell off the crack crux when trying to lead.

with tris
brian watson 19/Mar/11 Lead rpt
trevor macalonan 12/Feb/11 Lead RP
mikewiggs ??/2011 -
Aban ??/2011 Lead
Felix Ottey ??/2011 Lead
MikaelW 27/Nov/10 TR O/S
with Kalju
RockaJo 27/Nov/10 TR dog

Very cold day and tough crux at the crack so not one I would have led just yet.

with Mikael
Jonathan Emett 07/Nov/10 Lead O/S
with gary
jtree03 09/Oct/10 Lead RP
with Dan
chrism225 19/Sep/10 Lead O/S
with polly, dave
dctarrant2000 19/Sep/10 Lead O/S
with chris middleton, Polly Tarrant
Hidden 12/Sep/10 Lead dnf
Vince 30/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with John Percy
jamessiddle 28/Aug/10 2nd β
with Tom Campbell
Hidden 20/Aug/10 Lead RP
Monkey_Alan 05/Aug/10 Lead dnf
uncontrollable 05/Aug/10 Lead dnf
with Alan B
Monkey_Alan 29/Jul/10 TR
Andre Clarke 29/Jul/10 Lead

A Thugy excent but an excent. Not an enjoyable climb!

Hidden 11/Jul/10 Lead dnf
fatbuoybazza 11/Jul/10 Lead dnf
Hidden 11/Jul/10 Lead dnf
Hidden 04/Jul/10 Lead O/S
timharrison 30/Jun/10 Lead rpt
with Rob Tearle
searla 23/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Rob Clark
nath_casper 04/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Javis 04/Jun/10 Lead rpt
with Warren
Warren Earle 04/Jun/10 Lead dnf
with Javi
Warren Earle 04/Jun/10 TR dog
with Javi
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 25/May/10 Lead rpt
Hidden 24/May/10 Lead dnf
Tru 23/May/10 Lead O/S
The Ivanator 22/May/10 TR

A short nasty 6b sequence near the top of a 3+, unsatisfying.

Spence22 08/May/10 Lead O/S
with Chads
eroica64 25/Apr/10 TR dog
with Rehan, Dave Thompson, Peter Roberts
Plastikote 25/Apr/10 -

Nasty polished crack, just shy of the top bolts.

with Tim O
davenev 07/Apr/10 Lead dnf
with luke
Mr Tickle 07/Apr/10 Lead O/S

Tough crux

with davenev
s.c.white 06/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Erika Baker
Hidden 04/Apr/10 Lead dog
SJFox86 04/Apr/10 TR dog
Hidden ?/Apr/10 Lead O/S
jtree03 13/Mar/10 Lead O/S
with Adrian
abercolin 06/Mar/10 Lead RP

Was easier than Lee had had me believe

hayleylouise 06/Mar/10 2nd
quiksmith ?/Mar/10 Lead O/S
MontyH 20/Feb/10 Lead
with lee
Jane Weir ??/2010 Lead
mrtom ??/2010 Lead O/S
crispygts ??/2010 -
Hidden 04/Oct/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Oct/09 2nd
KarlH 13/Sep/09 Lead

Had 3 attemts at getting my foot onto the small ledge above the crack but nailed it in the end.

with Ollie
djking1983 07/Sep/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/Aug/09 2nd
Ben1983 31/Aug/09 Lead β
pelvoux 22/Aug/09 Lead
with Mario
davespider ?/Aug/09 Lead rpt
with Laura Barclay
AlexD 26/Jul/09 Lead rpt
Monkey_Alan 05/Jul/09 Lead dnf

Two tries, couldn't get enough grip on the shiny surface (or a toe in the crack)

Indy Nile 05/Jul/09 Lead dnf
woodenwealth 28/Jun/09 Lead

Good climbing, the crux took a couple of minutes to work out!

dannyboy83 15/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Alice
dmoir 15/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/May/09 2nd dog
marcduhig 30/May/09 Lead O/S

Crux: Right foot up in crack, slow move up, don't move foot.

with Andrew
searla 23/May/09 2nd dnf
with Rob Clark
LardClimber 17/May/09 Lead
riddle 10/May/09 Lead O/S
jacobjlloyd 09/May/09 Lead O/S
with Dougie
dswansonlow 09/May/09 Lead O/S
Tony Adshead 03/May/09 TR dnf

Completed 50% - too pumped to finish.

with Simon Box
tavarua 05/Apr/09 TR dnf
with Sarah
briar4012 04/Apr/09 TR dog
with Zo
Dandan82 ?/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Zoe
Hidden 29/Mar/09 Lead dog
Norman_P_W 29/Mar/09 2nd
with Bob M
Ed Babs 15/Feb/09 Lead RP
with Harry
Hidden ??/2009 -
Alex More ??/2009 Lead
eastley ??/2009 Lead
londondavid ??/2009 -
londondavid ??/2009 -
clarky ??/2009 Lead
LukeyG ??/2009 Lead
Ducks Rock ??/2009 Lead dog
djking1983 29/Dec/08 TR O/S
Bram 27/Dec/08 Lead
breed 10/Dec/08 Lead O/S
phil stubbs ?/Dec/08 Lead
Kyle F ?/Dec/08 Lead
critchlg 16/Nov/08 2nd dog
Hidden 16/Nov/08 Lead
aged_ape ?/Oct/08 Lead O/S
FrostyWebb 15/Sep/08 Lead RP
with Rich D
Dorset ?/Sep/08 2nd
KarlH 11/Aug/08 Lead dnf

Tough route for the grade, i will be back.

with Gemma
Al Franks 09/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with Tom Baines
Alasdair88 09/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with Tom baines
tscoobydoo ?/Aug/08 Lead O/S

One tricky move at the top of th crack

with Matt Drain
Hidden 26/Jul/08 Lead O/S
vertigo 22/Jun/08 Lead RP
with Phil Leach
d_meacher 18/Jun/08 TR dog

really hard crux, couldnt get my foot to stick in the crack.

DeclanMurphy 18/Jun/08 TR dog

had to be totally dragged up the crack!

with Jamie
jamie ward 18/Jun/08 TR dog
Trisha Murphy 18/Jun/08 2nd dog
Hidden 17/Jun/08 Lead dnf
Graham C 14/Jun/08 Lead O/S
jamie ward 01/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Martyn Eales
thelizard 30/May/08 Lead β
with Richard Knight
Hidden ?/May/08 Lead
lyneux 24/Mar/08 Lead rpt
with Susan Vittery
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 01/Mar/08 Lead O/S
with Matt Green, Matt Taylerson
ArranR ?/Mar/08 Lead RP
clipskipper 23/Feb/08 Lead O/S

Crux polished and tricky on a damp day.

with armchair climbing
Matt Bennett 10/Feb/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Jan/08 Lead dog
mark_wellin ??/2008 Lead
sam_cox ??/2008 Lead
trev_f 30/Dec/07 Lead RP
with John Godding
bigbobbyking 03/Dec/07 Lead O/S
with Mark Tomlinson
MarkRyder 10/Nov/07 Lead RP
with Alex
Oliver Sherman 07/Oct/07 Lead O/S
MontyH 09/Jul/07 Lead dog
with Paul Milton
Hidden 03/Jul/07 Lead O/S
Siderunner 17/Jun/07 Lead β
with Jill
Rokmunky 08/Apr/07 Lead O/S
hannahi ?/Apr/07 TR
tobydunford 03/Mar/07 Lead O/S
Will Homoky 27/Jan/07 Lead O/S
with Doug McNeall
Hidden ??/2007 -
kk43 ??/2007 TR O/S

need to go back and lead this now such a nice route in my opinion

with Josh f
MontyH 16/Dec/06 Lead rpt
with Pete Frost and Paul Milton
lyneux 26/Nov/06 Lead dog
with Laurence Weil
kevinknights 19/Nov/06 Lead dnf

Impossible crux!

with Andy Whincup
MontyH 07/Aug/06 Lead
with Paul Milton
jimjimmyjimjim 30/Jul/06 Lead β
Hidden 30/Jul/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Jul/06 Lead O/S
Scott N ?/Jul/06 Lead O/S
Martin ?/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with Trev Ford
Rob Kennard ??/2006 -
feeko ??/2006 -
Marti999 ??/2006 Lead
Hidden ??/2006 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2006 -
timharrison ?/Feb/05 Lead O/S
with Keith
Hidden ??/2005 -
Hidden ??/2005 2nd O/S
Richard Horn ??/2005 Lead O/S
mrtom ??/2005 Lead dog
runwildjohn 21/Aug/04 Lead dnf
with Alice Horton
clive-greenwood 17/Jul/04 Lead O/S
with Ray
Topsy Turvy ?/Jul/04 Lead O/S
with Marcin, Rob Sykes
runwildjohn 24/Jun/04 Lead dnf
with Alice Horton
jl 26/May/04 Lead
with Rachel
Martin ??/2004 Lead O/S
Adrian Daniels 10/Mar/02 2nd
with Steve Webster
FrankW 09/Sep/00 Lead O/S
with Laura
Fatclimber 02/Sep/00 Lead dog

Was a project

with Nigel Cook
jonberry791 13/Feb/00 Lead β
MontyH ?/Aug/99 Lead RP
with Andy Young
Hidden ??/1999 Lead
Gareth 18/Jul/98 Lead RP
with Andrew
Hidden 05/Apr/98 Lead O/S
brian watson ??/1998 Lead RP
Hidden 26/Jul/97 Lead
Hidden 25/Mar/95 Lead O/S
steve taylor ??/1995 Lead
Dringo ??/1995 -
Nigel Coe ??/1994 Lead

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