Rockfax Description
Exposed, highly enjoyable arete climbing. Pull rightwards from the start of Shiraz to gain the arete, and follow it to the top; belay on blocks. It's also possible to start to the right of the arete at a short crack at the same grade. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
on the Velvet Wall 5 mins walk from main crag

cem 31/Aug Lead O/S
Kirill 31/Aug 2nd O/S
LovelyMrTom 29/Aug Lead O/S

Lovely climbing, didn't feel like a pushover.

jamesshames 15/Aug 2nd O/S
callumbtaylor 23/Jul 2nd

great steep climbing, if only it was twice the length!

peaterpan 23/Jul Lead O/S

Fantastic line and really fun climbing, but over way too soon.

ReubenS1990 ?/Jul Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jul 2nd
Hidden 10/Jun Lead O/S
Maria Bechaalani ?/Jun Lead
with Robin Morton
Julian Prieto 23/May Lead O/S
with Steve Newman, Anita Christensen
Hidden 23/May Lead
Monkey_Alan 23/May Lead O/S
with Marta Adamus, Anne-Marie Shepherd
Norman_P_W 23/May 2nd
with Bob M
Dizz 06/Apr Lead O/S
with Dave Frost
deklan ??/2015 Solo
garywong 23/Aug/14 2nd O/S
LakesWinter 05/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Phil B
philboy 05/Aug/14 2nd
with matt g
DanChad 03/Aug/14 2nd O/S
Le Chevalier Mal Fet 03/Aug/14 Lead

Lovely. A mini gem.

Le Chevalier Mal Fet 03/Aug/14 Lead

Felt like Dr Who on this route.....

Hidden 02/Aug/14 2nd
Jaysquared69 02/Aug/14 Lead
with Olly P
Robin Brooke ?/Aug/14 Lead
Pryan ?/Aug/14 2nd
with Robin Brooke
Carl Watkins 26/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with jackie, sam
Hidden 25/May/14 2nd
RachelP 25/May/14 2nd
Hidden 17/May/14 Lead
Hidden 17/May/14 2nd
Hidden 18/Apr/14 2nd
GPN 17/Apr/14 Lead
with Annette
net 17/Apr/14 2nd
with George
Andrew1 09/Apr/14 2nd
with Hulda
Hidden 09/Apr/14 Lead
Hidden 21/Nov/13 2nd
Steve Lenartowicz 14/Sep/13 Lead
with Clare
Hidden 07/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Wilbur 07/Sep/13 2nd O/S
with Paul Winder
rd20 26/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Loic
Hidden 24/Aug/13 2nd
Hidden 16/Aug/13 Lead O/S
mikecollins 13/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Laura D
Hidden ?/Aug/13 2nd
scott quinn 07/Jun/13 2nd
Tom.Priestley 07/Jun/13 Lead O/S
RachelP 06/Jun/13 2nd
Jus 31/May/13 Solo O/S
Hardcore Pat 06/May/13 Lead O/S
with Chris Vanderz
DanielGyi 03/May/13 Lead O/S
with Bart Harris
Hidden 03/May/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 12/Oct/12 2nd O/S
Martin Davies 12/Oct/12 Lead O/S
hazeysunshine 12/Aug/12 2nd O/S
with Lionel
myoung ?/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with Helen
Rachel Somerville 22/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Alex
LukeyG 08/Jul/12 Lead
Hidden 08/Jul/12 2nd
Chriswallis2 22/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with Anna
gw3285 04/Jun/12 2nd
Anthony Dixon 02/Jun/12 -
steven 18/May/12 2nd O/S
with Paul Horabin
Mark Salter 23/Apr/12 Lead O/S
themadbrown 12/Apr/12 2nd
with james
Jams Crwca 12/Apr/12 Lead rpt


Becky E 08/Apr/12 Lead O/S
max_chan 08/Apr/12 2nd O/S
stevelismore 08/Apr/12 2nd O/S
with Becky PCC
Jim Slater 07/Apr/12 2nd O/S
with Gavin Singleton
asmith37 07/Apr/12 2nd rpt
Hidden 07/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Different Steve 07/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with Emma Hawkins
Graeme Hammond 06/Apr/12 Lead O/S

superb micro route

with Dick
hutchay 06/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with Tom
Hidden 06/Apr/12 2nd O/S
Helnorris 14/Mar/12 2nd
stvredmond 12/Mar/12 Lead

Easy more like vs4c. Quality though on some excellent rough rock

paul horabin ??/2012 Lead
mandy ?/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with elf
Alex Winter 07/Sep/11 2nd O/S

Lovely. Most of Jake's gear fell out as usual.

Hidden 30/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Aug/11 Lead O/S
givemetea 29/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Aug/11 2nd O/S
broc 28/Aug/11 Lead O/S

Really nice, but only VS.

with Paul, Luke
Hidden 28/Aug/11 2nd O/S
Voltemands 28/Aug/11 2nd O/S

Awesome climb. Would've loved to try the Lead but was on a time limit.

WalnutHorse 27/Aug/11 2nd
Hidden 27/Aug/11 2nd
Hidden 27/Aug/11 Lead
Hidden 18/Aug/11 2nd
scorpia97 18/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Caspian
tim newton 30/Jul/11 2nd O/S
AlexRenshaw 26/Jul/11 2nd
with Ted Lister, Thomas Renshaw
Hidden ?/Jul/11 Lead O/S
asmith37 24/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Martin Cleaver 24/Jun/11 2nd

nice little route

with alex smith
Hidden 03/Jun/11 2nd
just one more 01/Jun/11 2nd
with tim b
Hidden 31/May/11 Lead O/S
mjeffery 20/May/11 Lead O/S
with Steve
Edd Reed 19/May/11 2nd rpt
with Martin Allen
Edd Reed 19/May/11 2nd rpt
with Martin Allen
jtree03 02/May/11 Lead
with Brother Al
John Roe 01/May/11 2nd
Hidden 01/May/11 Lead
Swirly 24/Apr/11 2nd O/S

Great route

with Dale and Nia
nia 23/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Nov/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Sep/10 2nd dog
Oliver Sherman 18/Aug/10 Lead O/S

Lovely moves and position

with Matt Reed
Shauna 12/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Jules
JoEglington 08/Aug/10 2nd
Rob Exile Ward 04/Aug/10 Lead O/S

Great micro route - best pro in the world!

with L Edwards
barney800 02/Aug/10 Lead O/S

Really good fun. Decent gear and positive holds when needed.

with Katherine Shaw
pie_eater_pete ?/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Jo
Hidden 26/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Rosie Henstock 11/Jun/10 2nd O/S
Laurence Everitt 11/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Paul Bowen 01/Jun/10 2nd
Hidden 01/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Dibdawg 01/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Dominic Turner
martinp 26/Apr/10 Lead

HVS 5a in guide book. Lead but with runners in place from previous climber.

with IanH
RobRock84 18/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Chris price
Hidden 16/Sep/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 28/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Aug/09 Lead rpt
belay bunny turned bad 22/Aug/09 Lead rpt
with Pat
gareth r 28/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with Paul
eagleopus 28/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with Martin Skinner
Hidden 13/Nov/07 Lead O/S
Chris the Tall 13/Nov/07 Lead β

Done on gear placed by Dave

with Dave J
gareth scott borthwick 24/Oct/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Apr/06 2nd O/S
Hidden 15/Aug/04 Lead
Hidden 05/Aug/04 Lead
Woody63 05/Aug/04 2nd
with Dave W
Hidden ?/May/01 Lead
Hidden ??/2001 -
Hidden 30/May/99 2nd
Hidden 25/May/98 Lead
Paul-Michael 25/May/98 Lead O/S
with Bill Russell
alan moore ??/1997 -
Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Hidden, Ropeboy, Yanis Nayu, CRiddiford, Ropeboy
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