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8m. Climb leftwards to the arete from a block on the right (opposite the path to the cliff). A steep little number with good but rather fiddly protection. © ROCKFAX

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Gabe Oliver - Solo O/S - 27/Jul/14

Madden - Solo O/S - 27/Jul/14 with Gabe Oliver

Jonny M - TR O/S - 20/Jul/14 with Karen Chalmers

Deezel65 - Solo O/S - 12/Jul/14

KDhruev - Solo O/S - 21/Jun/14

Hidden - Solo rpt - 21/Jun/14

AlexanderRyanBanks - Solo O/S - 06/Jun/14

Climbster - Solo O/S - 17/May/14 with Climbout, Ian

Bloke on a Rope - Solo O/S - 17/May/14 with Jake, Matt

SGD - Solo - 28/Apr/14

Alex Thompson - Solo O/S - 19/Apr/14

Hidden - Solo - 19/Apr/14

georgenvk - Solo RP - 12/Apr/14

odox - Solo O/S - 29/Mar/14 with Andy Birtwistle

MischaHY - Solo O/S - 10/Mar/14

Fran Sgr - Solo O/S - 28/Sep/13

Le Chevalier Mal Fet - Solo - 20/Aug/13

hirving - TR O/S - 05/Aug/13 with Robbie Irving

Callum van Werkhoven - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/13 with Pete Stewart, Keith Williams

Strachan - 2nd O/S - 21/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead - 12/Jul/13

nice short climb with mini traverse
Beth-Cath-T - 2nd O/S - 10/Jul/13 with Emma

David Kay - Solo O/S - 04/Jul/13

frost - Solo O/S - 21/Jun/13 with D Garry

mux - Solo - 21/Jun/13 with frost

MaccMark - Lead - 17/Jun/13 with James Williams

Alistair Corbett - Solo O/S - 14/Jun/13

andrewlyons14 - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/13 with Gerallt Owain

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/13

sputnik - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/13

spacecadetjake - 2nd - Jun/13 with Robbie jenkins

mark4344 - Lead O/S - 27/May/13 with Andreas

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/May/13

Nick Sherring - 2nd O/S - 24/May/13 with Marc Lloyd

In the rain.
marclloyd77 - Lead O/S - 24/May/13 with Nick Sherring

hard to place protection but once found can be fiddly
barryp08 - 2nd - 20/Apr/13 with mike zurawlew

sting - Lead - 20/Apr/13 with kwaidy

HAJ Francis - Solo O/S - 20/Apr/13

kwaidy - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/13 with sting

Andyh83 - Solo O/S - 18/Feb/13

Hidden - Solo - 2013

Hidden - 2013

claregardiner - 2nd - 21/Oct/12

Joe Costello - Solo O/S - 06/Oct/12

Hidden - Lead rpt - 08/Sep/12

Previous solo. June 2006
jshields - Lead - 02/Sep/12 with Dean Jones

Jones_d - 2nd O/S - 02/Sep/12 with Jon Shields

kozzi - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/12

HB1 - Solo rpt - 18/Jun/12

Jonathan Hall - Solo - 12/Jun/12

Sam Simpson - Solo O/S - 29/May/12 with Kate Simpson

Came off on first attempt so reapeated ground up and got it. Will do again to get clean ascent! Nice moves when you work them out!!
valentinesbabe - Lead dog - 28/May/12 with Kevin Tithe

Tithe Technique - 2nd rpt - 28/May/12 with Angela Paul

RichyBOYY - Lead - 30/Apr/12 with Andy Pearson

Dave Foster - Solo - 24/Mar/12

CharlieMack - Solo O/S - 22/Mar/12

TM_Horton - Lead O/S - 22/Mar/12 with ronnie

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2012

Sam Melville - 2012

dmannion - Lead β - 2012

PeteWilson - Solo - 25/Oct/11

markhilton - Solo O/S - 03/Oct/11

disturbed_one51 - Solo - 27/Sep/11

Hidden - Lead - 27/Sep/11

Oceanic - 20/Aug/11

deklan - Solo - 18/Aug/11

Heggie - Lead - 15/Aug/11 with Tim Rodgers

riddle - Solo O/S - 13/Aug/11 with Yasmina

Hidden - Solo O/S - 21/Jul/11

benkelsey - Solo O/S - 21/Jul/11 with Remus Knowles

Nick Rundall - Solo rpt - 14/Jul/11

Pretty poor route really, one move.
Dan Lane - Solo O/S - 13/Jul/11

Direct up the hanging arete is steeper, but actually easier and better. Going direct up the centre of the wall is much tougher.
Col Allott - Solo rpt - 12/Jul/11

Malcolm Tucker's Sweary Aunt - 2nd O/S - 09/Jul/11 with Andy

gpcomps - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/11 with Chris Bridgland

All over after the first two moves.
Stoff - 2nd - 30/Jun/11 with gpcomps

Hidden - Solo rpt - 27/Jun/11

AB744 - Solo O/S - 24/Jun/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/Jun/11

thomasadixon - Solo O/S - 11/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/May/11

Hidden - 2nd - 29/May/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 07/May/11

Only two moves and then all over.
rockman - Lead O/S - 03/May/11 with Peter B

culmclimberRob - Solo - 30/Apr/11

spacey - Solo - 29/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead - 27/Apr/11

AndyFunnell - 2nd - 27/Apr/11 with Skinny

Jake Young - Solo O/S - 21/Apr/11

exit_music_ok - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/11

arunthomas - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/11 with Mark C

MarkCunnington - Solo O/S - 17/Apr/11 with Arun Thomas

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/Apr/11

whiting.jp - Lead - 09/Apr/11 with jamesca

Hidden - Solo O/S - 08/Apr/11

Stig - Solo - 06/Apr/11

Rachel Slater - Solo O/S - 22/Mar/11 with Chi Huo Cheng

Chi Cheng - Solo O/S - 22/Mar/11 with Rachel Stater

Somerset swede basher - Solo O/S - 02/Mar/11

lozowen - Solo - 25/Feb/11

mwatson - Solo O/S - 2011 with thomasadixon

timmyhobby - Lead - 2011

Col Allott - Solo rpt - 25/Oct/10

Anthony Allsopp - Lead O/S - 09/Oct/10

shed_hed - Lead O/S - 17/Sep/10

Sam Simpson - Solo O/S - 08/Sep/10

charley - Lead rpt - 04/Sep/10 with Kev

Tithe Technique - 2nd O/S - 04/Sep/10 with Charley Fell

Good climbing to get on to the arete.
wild_nomad - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/10 with Kevin

ChrisBrooke - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/10 with John Inkpen

Hidden - Solo O/S - 05/Aug/10

joeoutdoors - Solo O/S - 05/Aug/10 with Ally Hurst

redknight137 - 2nd - 22/Jul/10

Hidden - Solo rpt - 10/Jul/10

Spidermunkie - Solo O/S - 26/Jun/10

chri55ie - 2nd - 16/Jun/10 with Richard Grimes, Ronnie Jones

Rachel Somerville - 2nd O/S - 13/Jun/10 with Des Chadderton, Al Metelko

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/10

jumpingjimminy - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/10 with James, Vic

Souljah - Solo O/S - 28/May/10 with On my own, straight from work

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/May/10

Kev's lead. I tried and tried...not enough umph in me!
valentinesbabe - 2nd dnf - 21/May/10 with Charley Fell, Kevin Tithe, Steven Fletcher

Tithe Technique - Lead O/S - 21/May/10 with Steve Fletcher, Angela Paul, Charley Fell

chumleywarner - TR O/S - 21/May/10 with Angela Paul

Kev's lead
charley - 2nd O/S - 21/May/10 with Steve Fletcher, Ange, Kev

Hidden - 2nd - 21/May/10

Carl Hanaghan - TR - 12/May/10 with Grant

Gh1 - TR - 12/May/10 with Carl Hanaghan

hellboundblr - Lead - 09/May/10 with Danny Smudge

jamesgodwin64 - Solo O/S - 09/May/10 with R8JimBob88

Hidden - 2nd - 09/May/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/May/10

JamieSparkes - Solo O/S - 04/May/10 with solo

Nick Rundall - Lead rpt - 04/May/10 with Jon Taylor

nice route
maxkellock - 2nd O/S - 03/May/10

shafiq lalloo - Lead β - 03/May/10 with maxkellock

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/May/10

Nick Rundall - Solo rpt - 03/May/10

Shad - Solo - 28/Apr/10

igneouscarl - 2nd - 24/Apr/10 with Robert Jones

donkster - 2nd rpt - 21/Apr/10 with crooko

dja - Lead RP - 19/Apr/10 with Andy Smith

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 19/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead rpt - 18/Apr/10

shafiq lalloo - Solo O/S - 11/Apr/10

Hidden - Solo rpt - 16/Mar/10

Hidden - 11/Mar/10

melonmike - Lead O/S - 18/Oct/09 with Maria

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/09

MattT88 - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/09 with Killian Murphy

donkster - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/09 with pete buswell

Hidden - Aug/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - 28/Jul/09

Jona Ure - Solo O/S - 02/Jun/09

A Downing - Solo O/S - 03/May/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - 22/Apr/09

vincentvega - 2nd - 13/Apr/09 with danny robb

Jon Dittman - Solo - 31/Mar/09

Nice crossover move for hands. Jon's first solo attempt left him flailing around on poor green slopers unable to get up to the jug on the arete. He was lucky to get back down unscathed.
Steve Waters, Mynydd - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/09 with Jon Dittman

Hidden - Solo - 19/Mar/09

summo - 2009

Kayan - 2009

James led it, discovered it was a one move wonder, so I soloed it to save setting up a belay in the cold wind.
adam carless - Solo β - 27/Dec/08 with James Rowe

Graeme Hammond - Solo O/S - 19/Oct/08

dimwit18 - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/08 with Simon Hill

dimwit18 - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/08 with Simon Hill

Sharp
prof_vague - 2nd O/S - 27/Sep/08 with Nick

monita - Lead - 27/Sep/08 with prof vague

Original climber - TR O/S - 25/Sep/08 with adam

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Sep/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/08

Retroman3 - Lead - 18/May/08 with Yan, Rachel, Steph

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/May/08

Paul Bowen - Solo O/S - 12/May/08

Carl Smethurst - Solo rpt - 07/May/08

Bold move to swing onto arete- nice climb.
bobpilgrem - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/08 with Bob/Nic

Dunx - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/08 with Ollie W

ollie080488 - 2nd O/S - 13/Apr/08 with Duncan Curry

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

Hidden - 2008

kingholmesy - Solo O/S - 2008

Hidden - Solo - 19/Dec/07

Hidden - Solo O/S - 02/Sep/07

a "one move wonder" route
gb83 - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/07 with m.sakano

Hidden - Solo O/S - 25/Aug/07

Shad - Lead - Jun/07

stevo smith - Lead O/S - 07/May/07 with Steve story, Chris Britton

Alex@home - Solo - May/07

Hidden - Solo - 17/Apr/07

Hidden - Solo - 17/Feb/07

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2007

sdht - 2007

Goose4 - 2007

Hidden - Solo O/S - 06/Nov/06

Hidden - Oct/06

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - Oct/06

Hidden - Solo O/S - 21/Sep/06

Hidden - TR - 05/Aug/06

Hidden - TR - 05/Aug/06

Hidden - Solo O/S - 19/Jul/06

RETICENTFISH - Lead - 18/Jun/06

Hard start
old un - 2nd - 18/Jun/06 with Steve Dorsett

ASchwirtz - Solo O/S - 04/Mar/06 with Dan Fasham

Ben1983 - Solo β - 2006

ArnaudG - Solo - 2006

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Nov/05

Hidden - Solo - 19/Aug/05

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Aug/05

Andy Rayner Led
Andrew Abraham - 2nd - Jul/05

Neil Curtis - 2nd - 26/Jun/05 with Arthur Austin

Col Allott - Solo O/S - Jun/05 with Chris Allott

dk247 - Lead - 04/May/05 with Neil Gregory

cem - Lead O/S - 20/Mar/05 with Neil (Sally's friend)

chrishedgehog - Solo O/S - 31/Oct/04

highclimber - Lead O/S - Oct/04

Rampikino - Lead - 01/Aug/04 with Liz Hay

Laramadness - Solo O/S - 11/May/04

Hidden - 2004

Monk - 2004

Monk - Solo O/S - 2004

FrankW - Solo O/S - 2004

Stig - Solo O/S - 18/Oct/03

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/03

Hidden - 04/Sep/03

Ander - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/03 with Kev

Hidden - Solo - Aug/03

Neil Curtis - TR O/S - 05/May/03 with Arthur Austin

petekeron - Lead O/S - 2003

adamwesthead - Solo rpt - 06/Jul/01 with Taylor

adamwesthead - Solo rpt - 27/May/01 with Hoult

bullybones - 2000

phardman - Lead O/S - 21/Oct/97

Hidden - 1993

Ian Clare - 1983

Ghastly Rubberfeet - Solo - 1981

David Smith - 1980

Voting
Total votes cast 82
hard E10 of 22
E10 of 22
easy E10 of 22
hard HVS0 of 22
HVS2 of 22
easy HVS6 of 22
hard VS13 of 22
VS1 of 22
easy VS0 of 22
hard 5b0 of 32
5b0 of 32
easy 5b0 of 32
hard 5a1 of 32
5a18 of 32
easy 5a9 of 32
hard 4c4 of 32
4c0 of 32
easy 4c0 of 32
3 Stars0 of 28
2 Stars1 of 28
1 Star17 of 28
0 Stars10 of 28
Bag of .....0 of 28
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Style of ascent

Soloed104 of 239 (43.5%)
Lead71 of 239 (29.7%)
Followed37 of 239 (15.5%)
Toproped9 of 239 (3.8%)
Unknown18 of 239 (7.5%)

'Climbed'81 of 239 (33.9%)
clean O/S131 of 239 (54.8%)
clean β4 of 239 (1.7%)
clean rpt19 of 239 (7.9%)
clean RP2 of 239 (0.8%)
dogged1 of 239 (0.4%)
dnf1 of 239 (0.4%)