Rockfax Description
12m. Climb steeply into the scoop then balance up its left edge using a thin crack before finishing straight up or rightwards into the wide crack which is a touch easier. © Rockfax

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List.

Adam24B 27/Oct Solo O/S

Old school onsight, forgot the guide book, saw the line and went for it

Robin Nichols 03/Oct Solo O/S
with Jim, Roger
philmitch 05/Sep TR O/S
John Higgs 15/Aug Solo O/S
with Ollie
JEP 16/Jul Lead O/S
with Jules
David Kay 16/Jul 2nd
with Mark Proctor
Jules Lane 16/Jul 2nd rpt
with Jonathon Prager
fuzzysheep01 28/Jun Solo O/S
Hidden 03/Jun 2nd O/S
bryce.dorin 03/Jun Lead G/U
with dunnyg
amccann 07/Mar Solo rpt
jezb1 31/Dec/14 Lead
Graeme Hammond 09/Nov/14 Solo O/S
with The Famous Grouse
Hidden 31/Oct/14 Solo
Gerko 14/Oct/14 2nd
jon.daniels 10/Oct/14 Lead O/S

really nice classic route , tricky top out not alot up there!!

with gehrkey
Graham Westbrook 20/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Haydn Jones 31/Aug/14 Solo O/S
MatthewH 03/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Dan
snapperdan 03/Aug/14 2nd O/S
angus 20/Jul/14 Solo O/S
meltdown34 17/Jul/14 2nd O/S
Albachoss 13/Jul/14 Solo rpt
Nick Sherring 21/Jun/14 2nd β
marclloyd77 21/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Albachoss 16/Jun/14 Solo rpt
alaan 11/Jun/14 Solo O/S
doughobbs 08/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Antoinette Wintin
PeteWilson 16/May/14 Lead O/S
with Timm Wilson, Andrew Graham
gregoritos 18/Apr/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 15/Apr/14 Lead
Jonathan Hall 20/Oct/13 2nd
disturbed_one51 20/Oct/13 Lead
with Wee man
jshields 07/Jul/13 2nd
with Ben Devonport, Roman Jivkov
bendevonport 07/Jul/13 2nd dnf
Hidden 26/Jun/13 2nd
sbattams 22/Jun/13 TR
Sarah Davies 22/Jun/13 TR
Hidden 04/Jun/13 2nd
amccann 04/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/May/13 2nd O/S
Jules Lane 24/Apr/13 2nd β
with Will
Will Sheaff 24/Apr/13 Lead rpt
with Jules Lane
Marti999 31/Mar/13 Lead O/S
with Debbie
debbie roberts 31/Mar/13 2nd
Will Caesar 09/Oct/12 2nd
RichyBOYY 09/Oct/12 Lead
Matt JM Stevens 28/Aug/12 Lead
Hidden 28/Aug/12 2nd
petekeron 24/Aug/12 Solo O/S
with Solo
mrginna 05/Aug/12 Lead O/S
pebbles 21/Jul/12 2nd

avoided the first move by going up the start of keep arete

with guido
Hidden 12/May/12 Lead
timmyhobby 20/Apr/12 Lead O/S
A Crook 01/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Mar/12 Lead β
PAJames ??/2012 -
Sam Melville ??/2012 -
Steve Waters, Mynydd 20/Sep/11 2nd
with Richard Waltham
JamieSparkes 13/Aug/11 Lead O/S

found the start tricky today.

with Nick
Hidden 26/Jul/11 Solo O/S
John Lewis 24/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Maureen
Col Allott 28/Jun/11 Solo O/S
Lumbering Oaf 26/Jun/11 2nd O/S
Batt 26/Jun/11 Lead O/S

Easier than the scoop face, def not 5b as rockfax has it

masa-alpin 12/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Ed P
Ketu 08/May/11 2nd O/S
with Charles M
cem 08/May/11 Lead O/S
with Rob Truckle
Hidden 19/Apr/11 Lead
Goose4 ??/2011 Lead
simeclimb68 25/Sep/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 03/Sep/10 Lead
Hidden 11/Jul/10 Lead
Byronius Maximus 03/Jul/10 Solo O/S
shed_hed 03/Jul/10 Solo O/S
hardoreVdiffBen 03/Jul/10 Solo O/S
Stoff 29/Jun/10 TR O/S

Definitely harder moves than scoop face.

with Mark L, gpcomps
ffdalton 24/Jun/10 2nd O/S
with Dean Dalton
alimckay 28/May/10 Lead O/S
MTS 19/May/10 Solo O/S
donkster 12/May/10 Lead O/S
with pete buswell, ben
cooper leek 12/May/10 2nd O/S
with pete, donk
Hidden 03/May/10 Lead RP
Irn Bruce 23/Apr/10 Lead O/S

Harder than Scoop Face Direct IMO. The start on those slopey holds is very tricky

heavy Belay 23/Apr/10 2nd
with Fisher
Peakpdr 07/Mar/10 Lead O/S
with nick
Hidden 13/Feb/10 Lead
A Downing 13/Sep/09 2nd rpt
with Ben Monkton
B_M 13/Sep/09 Lead β
with Andrew Downing
Hidden 11/Jun/09 2nd rpt
Jon Dittman 15/Apr/09 Lead
davross1986 ?/Apr/09 2nd O/S

relatively easy but no protection until over half way up

andeeeee 29/Mar/09 2nd
with Steve Taylor
A Downing 15/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Damian Lawson
Daymo 15/Mar/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 14/Sep/08 2nd
Bob 13/Sep/08 2nd O/S
with M. Bullough
Hidden 23/Aug/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Aug/08 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2008 -
Hidden 30/Sep/07 2nd
OffshoreAndy 12/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with Jade
Hidden 06/Jun/07 2nd O/S
alj 03/Jun/07 Lead
with leon skeldon
Hidden 26/May/07 Lead
Col Allott 25/Jan/07 Solo O/S
Steve Banham ??/2007 Lead
with Layla
Shad ??/2007 Lead
tallsop 30/Aug/06 Lead
with alex
Hidden ?/Jul/06 Lead O/S
Shad ?/May/06 Lead
LakesWinter 22/Apr/06 Lead

A nice steep finish with better climbing but less historical than the original way

Hidden 22/Apr/06 2nd O/S
dannyboy83 ?/Oct/05 Solo O/S
Hidden 13/Sep/05 TR
Hidden 30/May/05 2nd O/S
edmitchell ?/May/05 Lead O/S
with kai ren
Hidden 18/Jul/04 2nd
BlueJohn 27/Jun/04 2nd
with John Hempston
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 02/May/04 Solo O/S
lost.arrow 24/Apr/04 Lead
Hidden ??/2003 -
adamwesthead 28/May/01 2nd rpt
with Hoult
Charlie Staincliffe 04/May/01 Lead O/S
with Craig Brooks
adamwesthead 10/Aug/00 Lead rpt


with Taylor
phardman 19/Jun/00 Lead O/S
with Teresa
adamwesthead 06/Jun/00 TR O/S
with Taylor
Roget 01/Jul/99 Solo O/S
mikej 17/Apr/81 Solo
with Bob Lewis, Mike Mason
Hidden 16/May/66 Solo
Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
SuperLee1985, mmmhumous, PeteWilson, Steve Waters, Mynydd
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