Rockfax Description
10m. The centre of the face is steep and strenuous. © Rockfax

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, Every Climb at Windgather.

MusicalMountaineer 27/May 2nd rpt
Barrie Schofield II 27/May Lead O/S
TDSvejstrup 07/May Lead O/S
with Rebekah Hailes
MusicalMountaineer 06/May 2nd O/S

Not hard, but a bit bare...

dan_o_b 04/May Solo rpt
mrphilipoldham 22/Apr Lead O/S
tanssop 22/Apr 2nd
with Philip Oldham
Matt Harmon 22/Apr Solo O/S
harry_lewis 22/Apr Solo O/S
with Matt Harmon
mitseb 25/Mar Solo O/S
with Artur Kwiek
FlavioL1989 25/Mar Solo O/S
tom_lewis89 22/Mar Lead

Took a couple of attempts to do it but had to have another go after watching Nik calmly solo it! It's all in the first 2 moves

Kinge 20/Mar Lead O/S

Roped solo

Hidden 21/Nov/15 Solo O/S
charley 31/Oct/15 Solo O/S
Robin Nichols 10/Oct/15 Solo O/S
with Roger
yossarian714 04/Oct/15 Solo β
Hidden 26/Sep/15 Solo
Hidden 19/Sep/15 TR
g1m147 30/Aug/15 Solo
John Higgs 05/Jun/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 21/May/15 Solo
Hidden 21/May/15 Solo
smartydh9 12/May/15 Lead O/S
stratandrew 01/May/15 2nd
with Rob Clark
fuzzysheep01 21/Apr/15 Solo O/S
Becks87 08/Apr/15 Solo O/S
atom 08/Apr/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 07/Apr/15 2nd
Hidden 07/Apr/15 2nd
shaunhumphreys 02/Apr/15 Solo O/S

probably the slimeyist/wettest route of the day! made it feel a little scary!

CharlieMack 27/Mar/15 Solo rpt
Ciaran Mullan 15/Mar/15 Lead dnf
phildawson 15/Mar/15 2nd
Roberttaylor 07/Mar/15 Solo O/S
dan_o_b ??/2015 2nd O/S
georgenvk 16/Nov/14 Solo rpt
TJ Mather 10/Nov/14 TR RP

TR self belay

Jacob Forshaw 02/Nov/14 Lead O/S
buxtoncoffeelover 30/Sep/14 Solo
Hidden 27/Sep/14 Solo O/S
geoff.comley 21/Sep/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 05/Sep/14 Solo O/S
amccann 04/Sep/14 Solo
craggybear 27/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Marti999 27/Aug/14 Solo O/S
with Ben Hallett
kkris 24/Aug/14 TR

Self belay

pheotleyr 04/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Mike
Gabe Oliver 27/Jul/14 Solo O/S
Madden 27/Jul/14 Solo O/S

My hands sweated up during the crucial moves around the lip. Not ideal without a safety net.

with Gabe Oliver
Stuart Walker 26/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Jul/14 TR dog
Deezel65 12/Jul/14 Solo O/S
HB1 07/Jul/14 Solo
Hidden 25/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Jun/14 Solo RP
Connolly8684 17/Jun/14 Lead O/S

Partner: Tom

sibluer 18/May/14 Solo
jumpingjimminy 17/May/14 2nd
with Sean, Michelle
Jonny M 04/May/14 2nd O/S
fatbuoybazza 04/May/14 Lead rpt
with Grimbo, Jon
andy_d 02/May/14 Lead O/S
with Nick
Rob84 28/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Pidg
Hidden 28/Apr/14 2nd
Alex Thompson 19/Apr/14 Solo O/S
matthomas79 18/Apr/14 Lead O/S

Roped solo.

dsgarner 18/Apr/14 2nd RP
georgenvk 12/Apr/14 Solo O/S
arandall 06/Apr/14 Solo O/S
alpinemonkey 01/Apr/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 29/Mar/14 TR
juliesunray 29/Mar/14 TR
K Mckay 10/Mar/14 Lead
with Katie Farrell, Ben Lewis
K Farrell 09/Mar/14 2nd O/S
with K McKay
Timm Wilson ?/Mar/14 2nd O/S
orb 03/Sep/13 Lead
Andrew Abraham 26/Aug/13 2nd O/S
with Mel Brown, Andy Rayner, Ceara
Louis Miller 22/Aug/13 TR β
Le Chevalier Mal Fet 20/Aug/13 Solo

Had to do it twice because I strayed too far left into Route 2 the 1st time.

Mark Loveday 23/Jul/13 Lead O/S
The Norris 14/Jul/13 Lead O/S

ahhhh, there's the hold i needed. Couldnt find the bugger.

with Gem
adamashcroft 14/Jul/13 2nd
Hidden 12/Jul/13 Lead
David Kay 04/Jul/13 Solo O/S
frost 21/Jun/13 Solo O/S
with D Garry
mux 21/Jun/13 Solo
with frost
jogh 16/Jun/13 Solo O/S
with Vincent
vinni 16/Jun/13 Solo O/S
with James
Alistair Corbett 14/Jun/13 Solo O/S
andrewlyons14 08/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Gerallt Owain 08/Jun/13 2nd O/S
with Andy Lyons
sputnik 03/Jun/13 Solo O/S
monkeymatt 02/Jun/13 Lead O/S
spacecadetjake ?/Jun/13 2nd
with Robbie jenkins
gregoritos 16/May/13 Solo
sting 20/Apr/13 2nd
with kwaidy
HAJ Francis 20/Apr/13 Solo O/S
Hidden 20/Apr/13 Lead RP
Steve Waters, Mynydd 09/Apr/13 Solo
Steve Waters, Mynydd 07/Apr/13 Solo
Hidden 06/Apr/13 2nd
Hidden 06/Apr/13 Lead O/S
the power 16/Mar/13 Lead O/S

holds were covered with kermit spunk

with deacon
peteramsden ?/Feb/13 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2013 -
popebenedictus 27/Oct/12 2nd O/S
with Edd Rab
edd rab 27/Oct/12 Lead O/S
Keiran.A 27/Oct/12 TR RP

attempted lead but decided to t-r after a few moves in as hand were numb due to cold (2, windy, littile snow in the air)

with ben mc'd, matt mc'd
claregardiner 21/Oct/12 Lead
BTphonehome 20/Oct/12 Lead O/S
with Kasha
kasha_gregson 20/Oct/12 2nd
Joe Costello 06/Oct/12 Solo O/S
asmith37 15/Sep/12 Lead O/S
mjeffery 09/Aug/12 Lead O/S
terri mc 08/Aug/12 TR O/S
with John
Nick F Smith 24/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Stuart_Burbidge 22/Jul/12 Lead O/S

All in first half, great climb!

j.townley 22/Jul/12 2nd O/S
Steve Waters, Mynydd 21/Jul/12 Solo

Exciting and enjoyable crux moves.

Jim Slater 21/Jul/12 Solo O/S
PeteWilson 18/Jul/12 Solo rpt
mrginna 15/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Bernie
Hidden 05/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Sam Simpson 29/May/12 Solo O/S
with Kate Simpson
Jonny Nick 23/May/12 Lead O/S
RichyBOYY 18/May/12 Lead
no-e1 ?/May/12 2nd
MarkRoe 13/Apr/12 Lead O/S
parker236 30/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Ric Elliot
rockman 27/Mar/12 Lead O/S

Good value for VS

with AH, JA
Rob Davies 25/Mar/12 Solo
Dave Foster 24/Mar/12 Solo
CharlieMack 22/Mar/12 Solo O/S
PeteWilson 16/Mar/12 Lead rpt

nice for getting back out on the rock

Hidden ??/2012 Solo O/S
rob 528 ??/2012 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2012 Solo
markhilton 03/Oct/11 Solo O/S
hoggy90 01/Oct/11 TR O/S
Hidden 13/Sep/11 Solo O/S
DKaye 02/Sep/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 02/Sep/11 Lead
A Crook 31/Aug/11 Lead
NeilGriffiths 31/Aug/11 2nd
with Adam
Hidden 21/Aug/11 2nd O/S
Andy Hardy 21/Aug/11 Lead O/S
John Lewis 21/Aug/11 2nd O/S
with Chris
minaturechris 21/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Aug/11 Lead
Oceanic 20/Aug/11 -
deklan 18/Aug/11 Solo
riddle 13/Aug/11 Solo O/S
with Yasmina
john.gaffney 24/Jul/11 2nd
with dan m
Hidden 24/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Jul/11 Solo O/S
benkelsey 21/Jul/11 Solo O/S
AB744 24/Jun/11 Solo O/S
thomasadixon 11/Jun/11 Solo O/S
Viki 02/Jun/11 2nd O/S

in guide VS

Mitch1990 02/Jun/11 Solo
Sam Simpson 03/May/11 Solo O/S
culmclimberRob 30/Apr/11 Solo
Hidden 27/Apr/11 2nd
AndyFunnell 27/Apr/11 Lead
with Skinny
Stoff 26/Apr/11 Lead O/S

Bold lower half after which it gets a lot easier.

with gpcomps
gpcomps 26/Apr/11 2nd O/S
ggflett 24/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Tom Foster
fatbuoybazza 24/Apr/11 Lead O/S
sarawilliams 24/Apr/11 2nd
Jake Young 21/Apr/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 21/Apr/11 Lead
Hidden 20/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Apr/11 Solo
arunthomas 17/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Mark C
Joe Grondowski 10/Apr/11 Lead
with Andy Grondowski
Hidden 09/Apr/11 2nd O/S
whiting.jp 09/Apr/11 Lead
with jamesca
Stig 06/Apr/11 Solo
PeteWilson 23/Mar/11 2nd
Hillson 23/Mar/11 Lead O/S
deklan 23/Mar/11 Solo
cayteye 06/Mar/11 2nd O/S
with Paul Highams
tradguy 06/Mar/11 Lead O/S
ed_1973 06/Mar/11 2nd
Somerset swede basher 02/Mar/11 Solo O/S
mwatson ??/2011 Solo O/S
Anthony Allsopp 09/Oct/10 Lead O/S
Richard G Wilkinson 09/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with Oliver Ryan
Josh Maye 09/Oct/10 2nd
shed_hed 17/Sep/10 Solo rpt
Hidden 09/Sep/10 Lead
Hidden 05/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Jonathan Hall 02/Sep/10 Solo
KeenClimber 02/Sep/10 TR O/S


Sam Simpson 14/Aug/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 05/Aug/10 Solo O/S
joeoutdoors 05/Aug/10 Solo O/S
with Ally Hurst
redknight137 22/Jul/10 2nd
Steve J P 21/Jul/10 2nd
with BW
Bernie Wylde 21/Jul/10 Lead
with sp
Hidden 10/Jul/10 Solo rpt
simeclimb68 26/Jun/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 26/Jun/10 Solo O/S
Rachel S 14/Jun/10 2nd O/S
with Des Chadderton, Al Metelko
Souljah 28/May/10 Solo O/S
with On my own, straight from work
jamesgodwin64 09/May/10 Solo O/S
Nick Rundall 04/May/10 Lead O/S
with Jon Taylor
Hidden 03/May/10 2nd dog
Hidden 03/May/10 Lead
cooper leek 21/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with donk
donkster 21/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with ben
Hidden 18/Apr/10 Lead
spacey 18/Apr/10 Solo
Col Allott 18/Apr/10 Solo rpt
with Alexandra Sturrock
Hidden 18/Apr/10 2nd
Hidden 16/Mar/10 Solo rpt
philw ??/2010 -
cymjt ??/2010 -
Richard Gilbert 17/Oct/09 2nd
with Jerry Ostrowski
Mitch1990 05/Oct/09 Lead
Hidden 11/Sep/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Sep/09 2nd
axeman 22/Aug/09 Lead rpt
with schofield
Hidden 22/Aug/09 Lead O/S
JamieSparkes 21/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Nick
Nick1812P 21/Aug/09 2nd
with Jamie
niallk 14/Aug/09 Lead O/S

One tricky move near the bottom then big holds. Didn't seem to be much gear so just kept going over the bulge once on jugs.

with Iain
JWB 09/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Celine
paul__in_sheffield 02/Aug/09 Solo O/S
with Noodle
Hidden 28/Jul/09 Solo O/S
Byronius Maximus 25/Jul/09 2nd O/S
AMarchant 20/Jul/09 Solo O/S
with Stu Air
sgl0jd 30/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Luke
Hidden 30/Jun/09 2nd dog
Dan Lane 24/Jun/09 Lead O/S

Good moves, but bottom part is exposed, but the 2 bomber wires in the crack in the roof.

Hidden 24/Jun/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 08/Jun/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 06/Jun/09 2nd O/S
Steve Pardoe 02/Jun/09 2nd dog

Tough on the arms, loitered getting gear out, needed a dangle to get going again.

with Goi Ashmore
goi.ashmore 02/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Steve Pardoe
max_chan 23/May/09 Lead O/S
with Lou
A Downing 03/May/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 29/Apr/09 Solo O/S
axeman 28/Apr/09 Lead dnf

this climb shut me down due to by passing what little protection this route has, lttle proection pumpy, will have it next time! fingers crossed

with schofield
Little AndyH 22/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with will points
Hidden 19/Mar/09 Solo
hardoreVdiffBen ??/2009 -
summo ??/2009 -
thedanwhalley ??/2009 -
Hidden ??/2009 Lead
roscoe6 22/Oct/08 Lead
Graeme Hammond 19/Oct/08 Solo O/S
SGD 18/Sep/08 Solo
HeatherF 13/Sep/08 Solo
Jacob Ram 11/Sep/08 Lead
with Micheal Kemp
Mr Wild 27/Jul/08 Lead O/S
skittles 23/Jul/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 03/Jul/08 2nd O/S
mmalbon 31/May/08 TR dog

Maul! Got up it just about after Mick sussed the route / holds. Need to go back and do it clean.

with Mick
Hidden 15/May/08 TR O/S
Paul Bowen 12/May/08 Solo O/S
Jeronimo 10/May/08 Solo O/S
shed_hed 10/May/08 Solo O/S
Carl Smethurst 07/May/08 Solo O/S
Benrj ?/May/08 Solo O/S
taine 22/Apr/08 TR O/S
with Rich
kingholmesy ??/2008 Solo O/S
stordys ??/2008 TR
daveagriff ??/2008 Solo
Hidden ??/2008 -
jamie-annetts ??/2008 Lead O/S

cool bit scary as no gear and potential of nasty deck-out

with guy melbourne
Shad ??/2008 Solo
Hidden ??/2008 Lead O/S
benjizac ??/2008 2nd
Hidden 19/Dec/07 Solo
tomparrott 04/Oct/07 Lead
Hidden 25/Aug/07 Solo O/S
bobpilgrem 29/Jun/07 TR
with Bob/Nic
Hidden 17/Apr/07 Solo
littledave 06/Apr/07 Solo O/S
with Ian Parkhouse
Hidden ??/2007 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2007 2nd O/S
Goose4 ??/2007 -
adam carless 02/Dec/06 Solo O/S

Not sure I did this one right, need to find a guidebook, but it didn't feel HVS

Wangy 21/Oct/06 Solo

Onsight solo, didn't even know the grade, just thought it looked doable.

Hidden 21/Oct/06 Solo O/S
dan gibson 06/Oct/06 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Oct/06 -
dannyboy83 ?/Oct/06 Solo O/S
Stig 26/Sep/06 Solo rpt
Hidden 21/Sep/06 Solo O/S
Hidden 18/Sep/06 Solo O/S
Hidden 22/Aug/06 Solo
jonathan watt 14/Aug/06 TR
Col_MAN 10/Jun/06 TR
Hidden 03/Jun/06 Lead
spacey 30/May/06 Lead O/S
studly84 28/Apr/06 Lead O/S
with thomas poulton
Ben1983 ??/2006 Solo β
ArnaudG ??/2006 Solo
Si01 ??/2006 Solo O/S
Hidden 26/Nov/05 Lead O/S
steveb2006 19/Aug/05 Solo
Chris Davids 14/Aug/05 Lead O/S
with Jon
Col Allott ?/Jun/05 Solo O/S
with Chris Allott
peas 31/May/05 2nd dog

Overhang proved too much.

with Chris Ford
Mike Turner 14/May/05 Lead β
cem 20/Mar/05 Lead O/S
with Neil (Sally's friend)
highclimber ?/Oct/04 Lead O/S
jimshrimp 05/Sep/04 2nd
Mike Turner 12/Jun/04 TR O/S
Hidden 24/Apr/04 Solo O/S
Stig 11/Apr/04 Solo O/S
Hidden 04/Sep/03 -
Hidden ?/Aug/03 Solo
Hidden 03/Jul/03 Lead
Mark Riley ?/Jul/03 Lead O/S
Chris the Tall ?/Jun/03 Solo O/S
Laramadness 09/May/03 Solo
Hidden 08/May/03 Lead O/S
petekeron ??/2003 Lead O/S
Goody 18/Aug/02 TR O/S
with Judy Flynn
Hidden 06/Jun/02 Lead O/S
Rob Davies ?/Jun/02 Solo
Allan Young 07/Apr/02 TR β
with Ann Rees
adamwesthead 16/Sep/01 2nd rpt
with Taylor
adamwesthead 10/Jun/00 Lead O/S

Forshaw. Tashed a bit

with Taylor
bullybones ??/2000 -
Roget 04/May/98 Solo O/S
John Eley ?/Oct/97 Lead O/S
astrecks 19/Jun/95 Lead O/S
with Rod
Sean Kelly ??/1994 Solo
Hidden ??/1993 -
Rob Davies 14/Apr/90 Solo
Andy Say 23/Jul/87 Solo O/S
Billg 28/Jul/85 Solo
with Dave Gregory
Ian Clare ??/1983 -
uphillnow ??/1980 -
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