Commander Energy*** E2 5c
[Dan Pearce, On Commander Energy, E2 5c, at the Roaches, 2 kb]12m.

Rockfax Description
12m. The flying fin is approached up the bulging arete. Hand-traverse a flange out left then rock onto it and layback smartly, heart in mouth, up the impressive arete. Photo page 41. © ROCKFAX

FA. John Allen 1975

Ticklists: The Roaches - Routes Graded List, ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, Full of Myself - Johnny's Book namecheck, Ultimate E2 ticklist, The Top 5 E2's in the UK?.

Photo: Dan Pearce, On Commander Energy, E2 5c, at the Roaches © ToffeeSockScissorBitch
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This climb is in 584 logbooks, and on 131 wishlists.

Pleased with this one. Had it on my to do list.
jimmysdead - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/15 with Jon Haddon

Hidden - Lead dnf - 15/Aug/15

RKirke - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/15 with Dougie

Jake Young - 2nd rpt - 08/Aug/15

Callum van Werkhoven - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/15 with James Metzger

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Jun/15

Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/15 with Alan James, Tom Ripley

Alan James - UKC and UKH - Lead - 03/Jun/15 with Tom Ripley, Rob Greenwood

FlavioL1989 - Lead β - 30/May/15 with Mike Gallimore

MichaelGallimore - 2nd rpt - 30/May/15 with Flavio

Stepanek - Lead O/S - 10/May/15 with Rachel Ashwell

R2B - Lead O/S - 04/May/15 with Lucas

First E2! Great climb, would've been nicer without the constant light rain
callumbtaylor - Lead O/S - 02/May/15 with Tom Dickinson

Bit of everything, fantastic moves, the hard looking bits aren't so but neither are the easy looking bits
tedswag - 2nd β - 02/May/15 with Callum Taylor

rashwell - 2nd - May/15

robertmichaeladams - Lead - 26/Apr/15 with Tim

Tim Rodgers - 2nd - 26/Apr/15 with Rob Adams

mike8331 - TR - 23/Apr/15

Tried it once before but had to back off due to poor weather conditions. Absolutely amazing line, really good climbing with committing moves at the exposed crux.
Will Murphy - Lead G/U - 20/Apr/15 with Andy

Tricklebank - 2nd O/S - 20/Apr/15 with Will Murphy

Mark Grist - 2nd - 18/Apr/15 with Paul Tanton

Good moves on the slab Easy if your tall. Top bit is fantastic, quite easy for the grade
PaulTanton - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/15 with Mark Grist

oread - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/15

Took a fall off the slab and damn near hit the ground! Brushed myself off and went again. Superb route.. requiring some commitment!
Dafydd Llywelyn - Lead G/U - 16/Apr/15 with Steve

stevoland - 2nd β - 16/Apr/15

ned_85 - 2nd - 12/Apr/15 with Sean Chu

Senna - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/15 with Ned

Albachoss - Lead rpt - 30/Mar/15 with Matt Cox

Stunning line, just held the crux by repeatedly shouting 'watch me' and a sticky jumper! Made the fin feel like a walk in the park (the flake does move a bit worryingly when you stand on it). A long term goal and first proper Extreme!
Tom McCabe - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/15 with Joe Jones

Tom Lead, best lead of the week.
JRJones - 2nd - 23/Mar/15 with Tom McCabe, Rob Law

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Mar/15

What a flipping good route!
Albachoss - 2nd rpt - 07/Mar/15 with Ed

Wooo! Such a cool route, very very worthy of its three stars
Stroppy - Lead O/S - 07/Mar/15 with Alex Banks

What a route! Felt pretty solid on this, despite fumbling with and dropping nuts and taking a little while to compose myself for the final moves.
mikespooner - Lead O/S - 07/Mar/15 with Alex Owen

Did this terribly. Struggled on the slabby bit though think a legitimate short person on grit excuse can maybe be used for that. No desire to lead it at all! Would be good if you're confident at the grade though
Maddie - 2nd dog - 02/Jan/15 with Alun

Seymore Butt - 2015

jcw - 2015

adam 24 - Lead O/S - 01/Nov/14 with Stuart Johnston

Stuart Johnston - 2nd O/S - 01/Nov/14 with Adam Ryan

Andrew Abraham - 2nd rpt - 28/Oct/14 with Paul Deane

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Oct/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/Sep/14

Martin Bagshaw - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/14 with Neil Passmore

Theeni - TR O/S - 21/Sep/14 with Joseph

Think I cheated (as well as top roping) by using a crack out to the left
jrccrosby - TR - 21/Sep/14 with Henry Crosby

cjsheps - Lead O/S - 16/Sep/14

Chris led onsite then we pulled the ropes and i lead it on his gear.
phildawson - Lead β - 16/Sep/14 with Chris Shepherd

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/14

Andy Smallwood - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/14

Drew M - Lead dnf - 14/Sep/14 with Nick Smith

mike8331 - TR - 09/Sep/14

mark12345 - 2nd - 31/Aug/14 with julian

Hidden - Lead RP - 28/Jul/14

EmilyElouise - 2nd dog - 28/Jul/14 with Tom

JayAyBee - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/14

Wow! what a route, simply brilliant.
Mike Todd - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/14 with Ian

poigol5043 - 2nd - 06/Jul/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/14

dunk3607 - Lead O/S - Jul/14

jack 9895 - 2nd - 06/Jun/14

Really chuffed with this. Been wanting to do it for ages,but the climb seemed too intimidating. Went smoothly, lots of mental prep and self talk helped. Surprised at how much gear I got in.
MichaelGallimore - Lead β - 18/May/14 with Brendan

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/Apr/14

switch - 2nd rpt - 13/Apr/14 with Tim H

The grit felt like velcro on the upper section!
David Kay - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/14 with Moritz Lessmann

Hidden - Lead - 13/Apr/14

Stopsy - 2nd rpt - 12/Apr/14 with Bede

First E2 o/s! cheers for the belay stops!. great climb love the feel of the moves on the arete.
bede.west - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/14 with Stopsy

Roo123 - 2nd - 12/Apr/14

TheaSmea - 2nd dog - 12/Apr/14

Really nice and well protected. Bit of a soft touch?
Calum Wadsworth - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/14 with micki

Used Calums pre-placed gear. Really hard crux if youre short. Pebble crimping to the max!
MSchobitz - Lead β - 29/Mar/14 with Calum Wadsworth

amccann - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/14

Great route, a good route to get on as the gear is good all the way.
Teappleby - Lead - 29/Mar/14 with Alex McCann

a13x - Lead RP - 15/Mar/14 with Jordan Phethean

Just go
Ky - Lead O/S - 09/Mar/14 with Pete Bridgewood

Matt Cooke - Lead O/S - 08/Mar/14 with Rosh

Happy to finally get on it
Nathanie1 - Lead O/S - 01/Mar/14 with Louise Hall

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 01/Mar/14

CragDog - Lead RP - 01/Mar/14

so easy on second!
sev - 2nd O/S - 16/Feb/14

Was surprised by the crux being on the slab and had to skip it because it was getting dark, and that i was too scared to do it. Top section was alot easier than i thought and was superb climbing.
zcsharp - Lead dnf - 16/Feb/14 with Jonny Raines

Frank the Husky - 2014

Hidden - 2014

jimxxx - 2014

alasdair19 - 2014

mileshill540 - 2nd - 2014

bwestwood - Lead - 10/Nov/13

DubyaJamesDubya - Lead O/S - Oct/13 with Duncan Frisch

Really enjoyed this. I've wanted to do this route since I first saw it many years ago. It didn't disappoint.
Monk - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/13 with finchelata

finchelata - 2nd O/S - 29/Sep/13 with dave

Hidden - Lead dnf - 27/Sep/13

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 27/Sep/13

Simon attempted, but backed off from the crux slab. I pulled down the ropes and lead - retroflush, as I seconded Dom on it several years ago.
masa-alpin - Lead RP - 27/Sep/13 with Simon P

mat cooper - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/13

AlexRenshaw - 2nd - 14/Sep/13 with Jules McKim

Lovely route. Hardest move on lower arete. The rest of it well protected and fun
julesmckim - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/13 with Alex Renshaw

vanderz - Lead rpt - 08/Sep/13 with Graeme Vanderhoven

brilliant route!!!
dionisys - 2nd - 08/Sep/13 with vanderz

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/13

Top route all there
Andre Clarke - 2nd O/S - 04/Sep/13

A great route. leaving the flake to start climbing the top arÍte can be a bit intimidating but not as hard as it looks.
Dale - Lead O/S - Sep/13 with dave

ERH - Lead β - 26/Aug/13 with Sarah R

theomoore - Lead β - 25/Aug/13

wolf.leeb - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/13 with hosey

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Aug/13

lovely with Good moves throughout. The flake seems okay-ish, offsets are very useful. upper section is splendid!
Albachoss - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/13 with James.H, Dr Matt

UnkArl - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/13 with Lee

great fun, the belay stance is almost as fun as the rest of it
anguskille - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/13 with Callum, Andy Myers

First E2- took a tumble on the crux, got back on the horse and got it 2nd try. Great moves on upper section!
Goodstuff - Lead - 20/Jul/13

Again, skipped out the slab move before the roof. Also took a few minutes before going for the arete. Not much commitment as I reckon you could reverse the juggy traverse.
Daniel Heath - Solo rpt - 16/Jul/13

Most intense climb to date and first e-grade lead clean! Loved it.
mrteale - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/13

Tried the lead but couldn't commit to the 5c move on the slab so seconded. Definitely one to come back for!
thomaspomfrett - 2nd β - 16/Jul/13 with Ed Teale

Mattlamb90 - Lead β - 14/Jul/13 with Ryan

Stuart_Burbidge - Lead rpt - 04/Jul/13 with Henry Francis

Stopsy - 2nd β - 02/Jul/13 with Stu, Henry

HAJ Francis - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/13

Malcolm Bass - 2nd - 30/Jun/13 with Andy Brown

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/13

Fell at the crux just below the fin- lack of height the main problem! Pulled ropes through and had another crack. Found the rest very straightforward if a bit scary. Good beta from Frosty.
spidermonkey09 - Lead RP - 21/Jun/13 with Jack Knight

Jack93 - 2nd O/S - 21/Jun/13 with Jim Hulbert

Mike W - Lead rpt - 16/Jun/13

Alistair Corbett - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/13 with sam corbett

WillDoyle - Lead O/S - 30/May/13 with Mike

Dan Geh - Lead rpt - 26/May/13 with Jonny, Hazel

Hidden - TR β - 26/May/13

Nice layback at top
HazelMacLean - TR β - 26/May/13

Indy92 - 2nd O/S - 26/May/13

great climb
Caspian Johnson - Lead O/S - 05/May/13 with Nickfoulds

Nickfoulds - Lead β - 05/May/13 with Cas

Sam Simpson - Lead O/S - 02/May/13

Jake Young - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/13 with Laura

lbarras - 2nd - 20/Apr/13 with jake

Fragmod - 2nd - 15/Apr/13

Hidden - 10/Apr/13

deacondeacon - Lead - 08/Apr/13

Hidden - 2nd - 07/Apr/13

sopaz - 2nd - 07/Apr/13 with Mackie

cem - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/13 with Paul Bolton

Hidden - Lead RP - 07/Apr/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/13

efrance24234 - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/13 with Beth heatherington

Fantastic climb. The crux is definitely the at the final stage of the slab, when gaining the hold under the roof. The arÍte at the end makes for easy, but precarious and exposed climbing.
joe1joe1joe2 - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/13 with Phillip Wright

After 2 top ropes I tried it on lead. Did the start wrong (followed what the people on TR did - came up the crack and in right under the roof to the flake to go out to the arete) but the route is there for the exposure at the top. Awesome, proud of that.
Morgan P - Lead RP - 25/Feb/13

Stefan_Morris - Lead O/S - 24/Feb/13 with Mark Saywell

Completed slab and traverse under overhang. Fell several times trying to pull over lip.
SophieEmily - 2nd dnf - 20/Feb/13 with Morgan Plain

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 19/Feb/13

tcn_2002 - 2nd - 17/Feb/13 with Ian Faulkner

pearson9596 - Lead O/S - 17/Feb/13 with Pete Hiscox

ian d f - Lead O/S - 17/Feb/13 with Jacob, Tom C

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Jan/13

Layback didn't seem so dramatic. Then again I did have 4 bits of gear in the flake.
AndrewJamesCherry - Lead β - 2013 with stef morris

admackie - 2013 with paul renwick

robertmctague - Lead O/S - 2013

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Dec/12

Good route, but inconsistent difficulties detract a bit.
WB - Lead O/S - 10/Nov/12 with Pagan

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 10/Nov/12

luke384 - 2nd β - 10/Nov/12 with Ryan mcconnell

TRFrost - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/12 with N. Howett

Sam Melville - Lead O/S - 09/Oct/12

second time, still awesome
jack1996 - Lead rpt - 23/Sep/12 with Luke c

Yeah ok...... not as awesome as all the people make out, gear is good and moves are ok.
centurion05 - Lead O/S - 16/Sep/12 with Ian Llewellyn

Foot slipped and I fell off. Then bottled it. Weak.
ianjfsutcliffe - Lead dnf - 15/Sep/12 with Coatesy

Richard P Coates - 2nd O/S - 15/Sep/12 with ianjfsutcliffe

Andy Peak 1 - Lead - 14/Sep/12 with Andrew Deckon

gw3285 - 2nd - 16/Aug/12

wouldnt want to fall from the crux on the lower slab, a good 5C move, but easy once the sloper under the roof is reached. found the fin easy and well protected by the creaking flake. wanted to do this for ages, great route for the grade!
Woodiee - Lead O/S - 04/Aug/12 with Ian Birtwistle

andybirtwistle - 2nd - 04/Aug/12 with Woodiee

soft but good
w.pettet-smith - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/12 with ben

I was surprised by some tricky climbing lower down. I suppose I'd only been thinking about the top
Nick Russell - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/12

paddygoodwinlondon - 2nd - 30/Jun/12 with Gareth Hall

GarethHall - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/12 with Patrick Goodwin

Jay C - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/12 with Charlotte, Anastasia

fell 3 times trying to find the move under the prow.
mrmoe17 - TR dog - 02/Jun/12

ranga - 2nd - 12/May/12

Loved it :-)
Alastair - Lead - 12/May/12 with Jane Edwards

Dean177 - Lead O/S - 12/May/12 with Alan Dibben

Dibdawg - 2nd O/S - 12/May/12 with Dean Merchant

Brilliant climb!
saffy - Lead O/S - 12/May/12

nice, soft for 5c
Dan Geh - 2nd O/S - 15/Apr/12 with Thomas Geh

Really nice, probably easy for e2
tgeh - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/12 with dan geh

Language was clean in parts. Awesome, first seconded E grade, great end to weekend in Roaches
ladymuck - 2nd O/S - 15/Apr/12 with George Nichols

Tremendous pebble-pulling and a lovely, airy final sequence. Great fun. First E2, but a slight cheat when I got the fear trying to work out the slab sequence and stuck a hand in the left hand crack. Annoying.
George Nichols - Lead - 15/Apr/12 with Kim Ashworth

hoggy90 - 2nd - 01/Apr/12

wicked route, wasnt 100% about the strength of the hollow sounding flake!
timmyhobby - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/12

pete1993 - Lead O/S - 25/Mar/12

Fell a couple of times on second but fine once I finally manned up and committed!
JakeWShaw - 2nd dog - 25/Mar/12 with Pete

Nick1812P - Lead β - 25/Mar/12

stefie c - 2nd - 25/Mar/12 with Nick Priestley

Sick. Easier for the tall.
Ewano - Lead O/S - 25/Mar/12 with Pete Briggs, Joel Brown

fell off the slab just below the fin before going back up and sticking it second time round, absolutely top climbing though!
AielSavage - Lead - 24/Mar/12

awesome route
mattorford - Lead - 24/Mar/12

This route has everything! Techy slab, thrutchy roof and bold arete! Awesome!
ollyroberts - Lead O/S - 16/Mar/12 with James

disturbed_one51 - 2nd - 16/Mar/12 with Wee man

Jonathan Hall - Lead - 16/Mar/12 with Mark Williams

Hidden - Lead dnf - 25/Feb/12

Hidden - TR dnf - 18/Feb/12

Hidden - TR dnf - 18/Feb/12

Felt comfortable back on the grit, so good to be back on it!
Mike Goldthorp - Lead O/S - 12/Jan/12 with Paul, Neil

antclark6381 - 2012

Hidden - 2012

Got second go after falling going to the break under the nose, pulled the ropes down and got it second go. Such an awesome route, been on my wishlist for ages!
jack1996 - Lead - 30/Oct/11 with Sid, tom s

AlistairB - Lead O/S - 29/Oct/11 with Jake

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Oct/11

Hidden - 2nd - 23/Oct/11

Brilliant moves all the way up, a shame the slab feels eliminate but still 3*
Si dH - Lead O/S - 22/Oct/11 with Neil Furniss

Seconded this last year. Didn't stick to the eliminate slab this time.
Daniel Heath - Lead RP - 22/Oct/11

Speeddemonsi - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/11

Andrew Barker - 2nd rpt - 26/Sep/11 with Si

Made this look pretty ugly.
Compo - Lead O/S - 03/Sep/11 with Hannah

Nice route, good pro to start and bold finish (remember to sling the flake, not doing so would be daft, not recommended. Placing a crap nut instead, also not a good idea) Surprising how flexibale the flake seems when stood on it :)
thetradlad - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/11 with Rachel Takacs

Takacs - 2nd - 02/Sep/11 with Jake Lodge

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 20/Aug/11

Brown - 2nd - 14/Aug/11 with Lily

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/11

Thanks to Duncan for the Ropes - good effort on the lead mate !
Petarghh - 2nd O/S - 08/Aug/11

robman - 2nd O/S - 31/Jul/11

Hidden - 2nd dog - 30/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead dnf - 30/Jul/11

hard part is the slab before the fin. top section is easy with confidence. "going to be the best fall ever if you stack it from the flake ben" cheers remus.
benkelsey - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/11 with Remus Knowles

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 20/Jul/11

theotherpetehill - Lead β - 15/Jul/11 with Zach Stone

Anta Misina - TR - Jul/11

JRae - Lead - 19/Jun/11 with Pete Graham, C Middleton

chrism225 - 2nd β - 19/Jun/11 with jonny

chrism225 - 2nd β - 19/Jun/11 with jonny

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

RachaelB - 2nd - 11/Jun/11 with Rob Battams

pipof747 - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/11

Tried this about a year ago but ended up downclimbing.
Sidekick - Lead β - 03/Jun/11

pie_eater_pete - Lead - 24/May/11 with bwestwood

bwestwood - 2nd - 24/May/11

amazing climb must lead this one day!!
minirollsrule - 2nd O/S - 12/May/11 with Stu

Stuart William - Lead O/S - 11/May/11 with Alex Maggs

Double Knee Bar - 2nd O/S - 10/May/11 with Iain

mhawk - 2nd - 08/May/11 with Tom Fenwick

fennerz - Lead O/S - 08/May/11 with Sean Grady

Chriswallis2 - Lead O/S - 06/May/11 with Anna

galpinos - Lead O/S - 04/May/11 with Sam

grady - Lead O/S - May/11

edmitchell - Lead dnf - 24/Apr/11 with Emma Rowe

emmarowe - 2nd - 24/Apr/11 with ed mitchell

Bottled the final layback, had a rope lowered then cruised up no problem. Headgames.
Onion - Lead dnf - 22/Apr/11 with Nick A, Giles W

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 10/Apr/11

Audrey @ The Castle - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/11

Hidden - TR β - 09/Apr/11

jas128 - TR dog - 09/Apr/11

sara n - 2nd O/S - 09/Apr/11 with Chris Glasson

CharlieMack - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/11 with David

First grit E2! Superb finish!
richardr - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/11

nai - 2nd rpt - 27/Mar/11 with Richard

Been practicing aretes to prepare me for this, got on it and totally crushed it! Felt wonderful :-) found the lower slab the hardest bit....
Lunar25 - Lead O/S - 22/Mar/11 with Gedas

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 20/Mar/11

crispyboy - Lead O/S - 20/Mar/11 with Lashlin

Working. My Birthday. E2 on-sight. Doesn't get much better. Possibly the highlight of my climbing career to date. Must drink less Export, and spend more time at the Wall! Amazing route, and perhaps luck played a part, but all my gear 'fell' into place and I was most encouraged during the ascent.
jimshrimp - Lead O/S - 07/Mar/11

First e grade. Great fun but scary!
sam.sam.sam.ferguson - Lead β - 01/Mar/11 with Harry Massey

sure the flake moved!
petegunn - Lead - 24/Feb/11 with Davina

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/Feb/11

Climbed a fee times now so got it dialled nice solo!!!
hilty - Solo O/S - 30/Jan/11

ellmang - TR - 29/Jan/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Jan/11

Hung around at the good rest before moving onto the flake to warm my fingertips up. Rockover then the slopey aret great climbing.
Gigga - Lead O/S - 23/Jan/11

Shorty83 - 2nd O/S - 22/Jan/11 with Dan Parry, Giles

Brilliant rockover move after the scary blank slab. Planning to try and lead next time I'm there.
Onion - 2nd O/S - 22/Jan/11 with Nick A, Giles W

'Mate, if you come off from the crux you're going to go flying'...'Cheers Dan'...Got to the ledge before the crux and contemplated life for 10 minutes then went for it.
The Green Giant - Lead O/S - 20/Jan/11 with Dan with the van

donkster - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Rory Shaw - 2011

John Mckeating - 2011

Steff007 - 2nd O/S - 2011

Tom Wayman - 2nd dog - 2011

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 2011

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2011

Cool route.
highlux - Lead O/S - 20/Nov/10

jamesgodwin64 - Lead O/S - 13/Nov/10 with Phil Craven

nadeem - 2nd rpt - 13/Nov/10 with James Morrison

nice climb in perfect conditions. Loving the rock over on the slightly hollow flake, and we hand shuffling needed at the top :D
nepsoi999 - Lead O/S - 13/Nov/10 with nadeem

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 10/Nov/10

nic42 - Lead RP - 10/Nov/10 with Jack

hilty - Lead O/S - 27/Oct/10

Hannes B - Lead O/S - 24/Oct/10 with Neil P

david morse - Lead O/S - 23/Oct/10 with phil+rory

phil64 - 2nd rpt - 22/Oct/10 with rory shaw, dave morse

Easy climbing but quite exciting!
Mark Warnett - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Oct/10

_m.cox_ - Lead O/S - Oct/10 with Ben West

brilliant climb, how it changes from a thrutchy rock-over, to delicate arete climbing is awesome
Bill Lawrence - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/10 with tommy martin

Took me a few attempts to get the crux move moving up to under the prow. Felt a bit insecure making the move not having anything for hands, but I guess that's grit slabs for you. Didn't find the top move too bad, but I did have a oh f**k this is waht it feels like to fall off moment.
monsteratt - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/10 with Andrew Abraham

Good skills Monty
Andrew Abraham - 2nd - 25/Sep/10 with Clement Attwood

nic42 - 2nd O/S - 23/Sep/10 with Fred

Plenty of uncertainty throughout made this a really engrossing route. The rock-over onto the flake was definately my kind of speciality and felt pips (as my little lad would say) and the top arete, despite my apprehension, felt really cool and not as scary or daring as expected
Cragrat Rich - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/10

Diggler - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/10 with andyob

Phill Mitch - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/10 with bleggs

matthomas79 - TR dog - 04/Sep/10 with Simon Palmer

simeclimb68 - Lead rpt - 04/Sep/10 with Adele Greenway

Really enjoyed this climb although extremely reachy in the middle, where i had to take a rest.
Kingsjester - 2nd dog - 04/Sep/10 with Simon Palmer

Paul C F - TR dog - 04/Sep/10 with Simon Palmer

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/10

Lost scissors, paper, stone and got the 2nd!
riddle - 2nd O/S - 22/Aug/10 with Mike Stephenson

dave o - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/10 with Julia H

MaccMark - 2nd - 16/Aug/10 with Philip Jarvis

Hidden - Lead rpt - 15/Aug/10

amazing route, well worth doing
Kyle Rance - Lead RP - 07/Aug/10 with John Proudfoot

Hidden - TR - 07/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead rpt - 07/Aug/10

Struggled with the slab crux due to reach issues!
Claire Taylor - 2nd dog - 05/Aug/10 with Scott Gibson

nadeem - Lead β - 02/Aug/10 with Tom Foote

Super cool position at the top. A few contrasting hard moves but thankfully short.
farmus21 - Lead - 22/Jul/10 with Frazer Hopwwod

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 10/Jul/10

DavidR - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/10 with Holly Adamthwaite

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/10

thrutch - Lead - 09/Jul/10

One on the best feeling's in my life nice climbing and its all their.
Mitch1990 - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/10

mattyork2 - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/10 with Ruth Colston

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Jun/10

Surprisingly easy although feeling the flake moving whilst standing on it was a little disconcerting
sgl0jd - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/10

Jacqui Parker - 2nd - 12/Jun/10 with Stu Burbidge, James Dexter

jacobjacob - Lead - 06/Jun/10

trikstatroy - TR - 05/Jun/10

i_a_coops - Lead β - Jun/10 with Jacob

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/May/10

troym - TR dog - 31/May/10 with Clare Midwood

benjizac - TR - 31/May/10 with Troy Midwood

neil0968 - Lead - 23/May/10

Laurence Everitt - 2nd rpt - 19/May/10 with Mark D

Mark D - Lead O/S - 19/May/10 with Laurence Everitt

lead clean first found it easy then did it solo. Great climb
hilty - Solo - 16/May/10

VERY COOL, not sure how hard its meant to be E2 wise but it felt like an E1 to me. The lay backing that I was worried about was dead easy and the hard bit was unexpectedly the first slab and getting a borrowed fat sling to go on the spike.
Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 15/May/10 with Richard Williams

Gareth Clendinning (UBMC) - 2nd rpt - 28/Apr/10 with James Kay

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/10

1st E on grit for 4/5 yrs? Made a meal of the bottom slab crux. Rest ok. Need to go back and get it clean.
philhilo - Lead dog - 23/Apr/10 with roni beer

Purple Roni - 2nd - 23/Apr/10 with Phil Leng

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 20/Apr/10

drcorbasisgod - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/10 with Pete Atkinson, Graham Dolman

Amazing! First E2.
marclloyd77 - Lead β - 11/Apr/10 with Al Watson

toasted - 2nd - 11/Apr/10 with Marc Lloyd

Got gripped on the slab. A guy standing on top talked me through it. Gear in the flake on the fin is actually good despite what I'd heard! But is the flake entirely secure?
Will Hunt - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/10 with Matt Ringrose, Sean Jacobs

couldn't put faith in my feet on the slab below the roof! gutted - next time
dean79 - Lead dnf - 21/Mar/10 with Marc Lloyd

Laurence Everitt - Lead O/S - 12/Mar/10 with Harry Thorpe

Harry Thorpe - 2nd O/S - 12/Mar/10 with Laurence Everitt

change you pants kinda stuff!!! top arete is easy if you trust the friction in your shoes. sling came off flake when half way up arete (foolishly thought 60cm sling + draw would suffice, no, 120cm sling would do much better job) had other gear in so was ok bout this
peaches69 - Lead O/S - 07/Mar/10 with chris fenton

Had 2 pieces of gear in low down before crux after bubbles fell off. otherwise onsight. tech crux before bulge but found rocking over onto flake physical crux though hung around being chucked a sling and arranging it on the top of the flake. amazing finish! my first E-point on grit, thanks to everyone for the encouragement not sure I could have done it else!
Duncan Campbell - Lead β - 07/Mar/10 with Rach T

IAmAStone - Lead rpt - Feb/10 with Ruth Aitken

Ebarnes - 2010

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - Lead - 2010

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2010

andyob - Lead O/S - 2010 with Diggler

Drew M - Lead - 2010

mwatson - 2010

chris fox - Lead O/S - 2010

Totally amazing route!
lukehodson - Lead O/S - 15/Nov/09 with Charlotte

Mr Powly - Lead O/S - 18/Oct/09 with Tom Everett

tom.e - Lead β - 18/Oct/09 with Tom Powell

Pete Graham - Lead O/S - 18/Oct/09 with Malcolm Scott

snakebite - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/09 with Matt Reynolds

Matt Bennett - 2nd O/S - 26/Sep/09 with Nathan Sharp

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

chris sm - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/09 with Pippa Froggatt

Tim M - Lead O/S - 19/Sep/09 with Emma

climbergg - 2nd - 19/Sep/09 with cheesesarnie

Neil D - Lead O/S - 11/Sep/09 with Boriz Korzh

BorisVBlade - 2nd O/S - 11/Sep/09 with Neil Dowse

The hollow wobbly flake that you have to trust with your only gear is not very confidence inspiring. Fantastic route though :)
Glyn Davidson - Lead O/S - 06/Sep/09 with Ali

Ali H - 2nd - 06/Sep/09 with Glyn

barni - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/09 with Strong Jon

Alex Winter - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/09 with J. Iles-Smith

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/09

willoates - Lead O/S - Jul/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Jun/09

jcurley - 2nd O/S - 08/Jun/09 with Mike Buddle

smudge - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/09 with Rob

michael burrows - TR - 10/May/09 with steve davies

Lallylandslider - 2nd - 10/May/09 with steve davies

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/May/09

Jim Slater - Lead rpt - 09/May/09 with Alan Smith

gear pre-placed
nickwhimster - Lead O/S - 02/May/09 with andy abraham

Tom Eagle - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/09 with Dave Greenald

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/09

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Apr/09

liamoloughlin - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/09

GPN - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/09 with Annette

net - 2nd - 11/Apr/09 with George

Martin Haworth - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/09 with Andy

Andrew Sloan - 2nd O/S - 05/Apr/09

NDD - 2nd - 05/Apr/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/09

Stoff - TR - Apr/09

BeccaSnowden - 2nd rpt - 29/Mar/09 with Tom

Scary crux at the top of the slab! Lovely (and relatively easy) top flake & arete. Awesome route.
thomasadixon - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/09 with Becca

Hidden - TR rpt - 20/Mar/09

First E2 and favourite climb to date
Gazleah - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/09 with dave proctor

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/09

Didnt lay back and scuffed up my ankles alot, but possibly my favourite climbing experience ever.
dprctr - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/09 with Dale Comley, Gaz Leah

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 14/Mar/09

eddy-on-the-rocks - Lead O/S - 07/Mar/09 with Geoff

Seconded the route earlier in the day clean, so decided to lead it myself
jchenoweth - Lead RP - 07/Mar/09 with Chris K

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Mar/09

ckms - 2nd dog - Mar/09 with Danger Jon

alexharv3y - 2nd rpt - 28/Feb/09

Tobes - Lead O/S - Feb/09 with Alex

Andrew Abraham - Lead O/S - 2009

mic_b - Lead O/S - 22/Nov/08 with fruitcake72

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Nov/08

Lev - Lead rpt - 01/Nov/08 with Emma Ross

Hidden - 2nd dog - 01/Nov/08

tumbling wizard - Nov/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Oct/08

troym - TR O/S - 12/Oct/08 with Rory Juss

siah - Lead O/S - 09/Oct/08 with gavin nixon

metal arms - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/08

C@rwyn - Lead dnf - 14/Sep/08 with Tom

Jim Slater - 2nd O/S - 10/Aug/08 with Gavin Singleton, Phil Lee

really nice.
northy1983 - Lead O/S - Aug/08 with ginge, dom

Hidden - Lead rpt - 21/Jul/08

Hidden - Lead dnf - 25/Jun/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/08

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 15/Jun/08

Great fun, Emily tried and got put off by the blank slab move to the roof - I used my height to help with this one, then loved the top arete - wicked!
Chad123 - AltLd O/S - 14/Jun/08 with Emily

Phil Jennings - 2nd O/S - 14/Jun/08 with Kieran Leary, Outdoor ED

Coel Hellier - Lead - 09/May/08

alaan - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/08 with Oli

Oli - 2nd rpt - 06/Apr/08 with Alan

areeves - TR - Apr/08 with Andy

tommytuffa - Lead O/S - 16/Feb/08 with Felix

mat cooper - 2nd - 09/Feb/08

Amazing, grinning from ear to ear, although not as hard as I'd expected. Probably the best climb I've done on grit.
Tom Last - Lead O/S - 03/Feb/08 with Caroline and Cordelia

Tricky upper arete. Nice climb but a bit short
felixthelion - Lead O/S - Feb/08 with T. Brookes

alexharv3y - Lead O/S - 27/Jan/08

jamesturnbull - Lead - 2008

jamesturnbull - Lead - 2008

jamesturnbull - Lead - 2008

Mancunianimport - 2008

kingholmesy - Lead O/S - 2008 with Brian

daveagriff - 2nd - 2008

Hidden - 2nd - 2008

JGW - 2nd - 2008 with Matt Tilley, Ali Gurney

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2008

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Dec/07

Dan 85 - 2nd O/S - 17/Nov/07 with John

Lev - Lead O/S - 03/Nov/07 with Rob Horton & Jon Crouch

Awesome climb, with the tricky bit at the bottom, and the bold bit at the top, with a dubious sling on a rickety flake!
Steve Banham - Lead rpt - 24/Oct/07 with Dan M (wig)

Steve Banham - Lead rpt - 24/Oct/07 with Dan M (wig)

Hard hands-free move to under the prow, easy flake mantle and a magnificent finish up the exposed arete! sweet!
Alex Mason - Lead O/S - 21/Oct/07 with Duncan Banatine

kendogcatchy - TR - 20/Oct/07 with Paul Martindale

Luke Brooks - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/07 with Neil Pope

flyboy86 - TR O/S - Oct/07 with Nick Kennedy

Mike W - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/07 with steve

djking1983 - TR - 14/Aug/07

Used neighbouring crack for L foot (but not hands or gear) at crux before top of slab. Seemed v eliminate not to, it being easily within reach, altho I probably missed out the 5c by doing so. Stunning layback finale much easier than expected. Some chap took some photos of me on it and promised to email to me but never did, so here I am!
Owen W-G - Lead O/S - 04/Aug/07 with Simon Denison

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/07

Richard Hall - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/07 with Sam Kendrick

Hidden - TR O/S - 14/Jul/07

orb - Lead rpt - 05/Jun/07 with Slate-monkey

Brilliant route....with a great variety of moves and an excellent position.
Morgan Woods - Lead O/S - 05/May/07 with Gareth

First 5C onsight
tatz45 - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/07 with Mark Boden

The smooth slab is the tricky bit, getting on the upper arret is a move for the jug thugs. Was expecting much worse of the arret itself.
UndercoverElephant - Lead O/S - Apr/07 with S

spooky laybacking
jonnyboy - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/07 with James Coles

Mr Wild - Lead dnf - 14/Mar/07 with Pete

Dom lead.
masa-alpin - 2nd β - 11/Mar/07 with John Se [ULMC], Dom S

Somerset swede basher - Lead O/S - 10/Mar/07 with Masa Sakano

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Feb/07

Jus - 2nd rpt - 18/Feb/07

Getting to the break under the nose seemed the hardest bit. Brilliant climbing.
Oli - Lead O/S - 04/Feb/07 with Lee

Hidden - 2nd dog - 04/Feb/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Feb/07

John Southworth - Lead O/S - Feb/07 with Chris Snell

gregoritos - Lead O/S - Jan/07

Hidden - 2007

jamesturnbull - 2007

donkster - Lead rpt - 29/Oct/06 with dennis

daza - 2nd - 24/Oct/06 with Sam D

dan gibson - 2nd rpt - 08/Oct/06 with AJ

Took an unexpected whipper before the roof upon reaching a VERY slopey slab with one hand and thinkink i may be able to hold it and then . . . errr not. Caught the belayer by surprise. Didn't come far from the ground. Oooops!
Ed Booth - Lead dog - 05/Sep/06

Hidden - TR RP - Sep/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/06

Wonderful climb totally worthy of the 3 stars. Felt like 3 varied boulder problems with good shake out opportunities in-between!
Richard Hession - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/06 with Nick

Pythonist - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/06 with Dave

Col Allott - Lead - 06/Aug/06 with Alex Sturrock

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/06

Hidden - Lead RP - 22/Jul/06

jamieevans - Lead - Jul/06

dan gibson - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/06 with karing

orb - Lead O/S - 03/May/06 with Simon Fairman

ASchwirtz - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/06 with Hanna Wride

Ram MkiV - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/06 with Alex

First E2
Jack Symmons - Lead - Mar/06 with Mikey

John Sergeant - Lead - 2006

Rik Dawes - Lead O/S - 2006

Stig - Lead O/S - 09/Oct/05 with Geraldine Lawless

mux - Lead O/S - Sep/05 with Simon Frost ,

LoopyLou - Lead O/S - Sep/05 with Mike Peak

donkster - 2nd O/S - 02/Aug/05 with sharratt

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/05

JPGR - 2nd - Jul/05 with Andy

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - Jun/05 with Will Barbour

drysori - Lead - May/05 with Sam Burns

Apharri - Lead O/S - Apr/05 with Dave Wharton

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/05

Scottish78 - Lead O/S - 05/Mar/05 with Matt Kirk

Hidden - Lead O/S - Mar/05

Hidden - 2005

Hidden - Lead - 2005

Andrew Barker - Lead O/S - 2005

Brian Rodgers - Lead O/S - Aug/04 with Kath

Hidden - TR - Jun/04

Hidden - Lead dnf - 30/May/04

Billg - Lead O/S - Apr/04

feilx - 2004

Mark Collins - Lead O/S - 06/Dec/03 with Neil Henson

One of my all time favourites. Very pleased to have seconded this cleanly.
Neil Henson - 2nd β - 06/Dec/03 with Mark Collins

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - 2nd O/S - 11/Oct/03 with John Nightingale

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/03

Hidden - Lead - 10/May/03

Hidden - Lead - May/03

Managed to deck out from the flake due to some sketch belaying!
Smelly Fox - Lead dnf - 09/Mar/03 with Rob Clifton

chrishedgehog - Lead O/S - 2003 with Claire Parfitt / Joe Thompson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/02

akhughes - 2nd - Apr/02 with Smithy

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Mar/02

Hidden - 2002

Hidden - Lead - 28/Oct/01

chrishedgehog - Lead O/S - 27/Oct/01 with C. Parfitt, Joe Thompson

adamwesthead - Lead O/S - 29/May/01 with Hoult

Stone Muppet - Lead β - 2001

Hidden - 2nd - 2001

Gus - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/00

tlr - Lead - 2000

willackers - 2nd β - 2000

bullybones - 2000

Laramadness - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/99

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 08/Aug/99

tuftynick - Lead - 1999 with ciaran troup

Stoney Boy - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/98 with Neil McCallum

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Aug/98

Mark Riley - 2nd - 1998 with Richard Ibberson

nige - Lead - 1998 with john buckley

switch - Lead O/S - 1997

Tim Sparrow - Lead - Sep/96 with Alex Langdon

brady - 2nd - 22/Jul/95 with John Cameron

Hidden - Lead - 01/Jul/95

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/95

Brilliant climbing!
Sean Kelly - Lead - May/95 with Pete Carmichael

cragspud - 2nd O/S - 1995

Marti999 - Lead - 1995

nai - Lead - 1995

AlexRenshaw - Lead - 22/Dec/94 with Ted Lister

NickJH - Aug/94

Duncan Bourne - 2nd - 02/Jul/94 with E Allcock

Just Brilliant!
andrew300169 - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/93 with Pom

Hidden - TR - 19/Aug/92

Hidden - Lead - 12/May/91

channinga - 1991

Rich Kirby - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/90 with Andy Mackay

Roget - Lead rpt - 08/Sep/90 with jon

Roget - 2nd O/S - 08/Jul/90 with jim

Hidden - 2nd - 02/May/90

Dave Musgrove - Lead O/S - 07/May/89

uphillnow - Lead - 29/Apr/89

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/89

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Mar/89

jamiev - Lead O/S - Oct/88 with Adrian Hawkins

Hidden - TR - 23/Jun/88

Seconded Dave Booth on 8/6/85.
charlesmfrench - Lead rpt - 10/Jun/88

Hidden - Lead - 24/Apr/88

goi.ashmore - Lead - 04/Apr/88 with Rob Scott

Hidden - Lead - 24/Jun/87

Hidden - Lead - 12/Oct/86

Chris Ellis - 2nd - 28/Sep/86 with Karen Veale, Martin Veale

Mike Owen - 08/Mar/86 with Elaine Owen

Tom V - 2nd - 1986 with Neil Plant

AlexRenshaw - 2nd - 01/Sep/85 with Sean Myles

Hidden - Lead - 12/May/84

Mark Kemball - 2nd - 01/Apr/84 with Paul Clark

andy gittins - 1984

First E lead. One of my best days, also soloed Roscoe's Wall and led Sloth & Hypothesis.
Michael Hood - Lead - 04/Dec/83

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Oct/83

stp - 2nd - 08/Jun/83

Mark Kemball - Lead - 08/Mar/83 with Johnny Dawes

Hidden - 2nd - 10/Oct/82

Ghastly Rubberfeet - Solo - 1982

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