Rockfax Description
A super little route which is quite tricky for the short. The climbing is delicate and exposed but never quite as serious as it feels. Climb to the flake and lace it, and the break, with wires. Make a tricky step up to stand on the holds on the flake, commit to some slopers and reach the upper groove. Finish more easily to a single-bolt lower-off. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
There is now a good double bolt lower off.

FA. Chris Jackson, Dave Sant, Rod Haslam 1976. Given HVS originally because Chris didn't think he was good enough to lead extreme. The grade stuck for 13 years!

Ticklists: Peak Rock/13/The Limestone Revolution, Ultimate E3 ticklist.

ClimberDateStyleNotes & Partners
Brian Rodgers 29/Jul Lead O/S
philhilo 02/Jul 2nd dog

Couldn't figure it at all on the lead. Still hard after watching Misha lead it. So polished - ended up in the bushes on 1st attempt. Topped out 23.00 ish. Not a great evening for me, but considering the downpour good going.

Misha 02/Jul Lead O/S

On Phil's gear to the flake. At the end of an evening session, racing against encroaching darkness - lowered off at 10.15pm, then Phil top roped by head torch! Tricky technical 5c sequence getting stood up in the break at the top of the flake - took a while to figure it out. Worrying moves up the slab above, fortunately half decent handholds soon materialise but still some 5c there as the footholds are poor. E1ish from the gear in the small groove. Good route.

mike mo ??/2015 -
samt 24/Apr/14 Lead

Been wanting to do that for over 20 years! Thoroughly enjoyable

Andrew Hart
Hidden ??/2014 -
Speeddemonsi 11/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Hannes B 01/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Apharri 01/May/13 Lead O/S
Steve Franklin
Hidden ??/2013 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Apr/12 Lead O/S
kristian 08/Feb/12 TR O/S
Stoney Boy 11/Aug/11 2nd O/S
Nick Conway
Hidden 30/Jul/11 TR dnf
PeteH 29/Jun/11 Lead O/S

Great route despite the cobwebs from lack of traffic!

John Cooper
John Cooper 29/Jun/11 Lead O/S
kingholmesy ??/2011 Lead RP

Underestimated this at the end of a day's climbing and made a poor effort on the first attempt. Pulled the ropes and went OK 2nd go.

sparkass 11/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Jul/10 Lead O/S
dominic lee 08/Jul/10 Lead rpt
nathanlee 08/Jul/10 Lead RP
Seymore Butt ??/2010 -
Toby Dunn 09/May/09 Lead O/S
Alex Hughes
Hidden ?/May/09 Lead O/S
Matt Fry 29/Mar/09 Lead O/S
andy gravestock 06/Jun/08 Lead O/S

good e3 it gets your heart pumping nice climbing.

Alex Mason 05/Mar/08 Lead O/S

Quite thin and scary for bottom end E3, but very satisfying.

Alex Barrows and Ed Booth
Ed Booth 05/Mar/08 Lead β

Had Cragdog Al's gear already in but moved some around to make it feel like i was putting it in ha! NIce route.

Alex Mason
Hidden 05/Mar/08 Lead β
Hidden ??/2008 Lead O/S
shark 15/Dec/05 Lead dnf

Had a go after Mark fell off but with cold fingers and no enthusiasm. Reversed the crux and stripped the gear

Hidden 15/Dec/05 Lead dnf
Dave Bond 29/Aug/05 Lead O/S
Andy Price
Hidden 09/Jul/96 Lead
Bruce Kerr 19/Sep/92 Lead
Brian Wilderspin
Backinthegame ?/Jul/92 2nd
Roget 24/May/92 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Oct/91 Lead
Rich Kirby 09/Jun/91 Lead O/S
Bruce woodley
Billg ??/1990 Lead O/S
Keith Sharples
Hidden 28/Aug/89 2nd
shark 27/Jul/89 Solo rpt
Hidden 09/Jul/89 Lead
Hidden ??/1989 -
phardman 18/Sep/88 Lead O/S
John Lloyd
keefe 11/Sep/88 -
Hidden 21/Aug/88 Lead
Hidden 17/Oct/87 2nd
Hidden 01/Aug/87 2nd
Hidden 04/May/87 Lead
Stoney Boy ?/Mar/87 Lead O/S
Chris Ellis 27/Jul/86 2nd
Andy Barker
sadams 31/Aug/85 Lead
Kevin Edwards
shark 11/Jun/85 -
Seb Grieve
andy gittins ??/1985 -
Hidden 29/Sep/84 -
Mike Owen 14/Oct/83 Lead O/S
Andy Pollitt
charlesmfrench 04/Sep/83 2nd O/S
Alan Bennett
Mark Kemball 28/Aug/82 Lead
Bill McKee, Dave Abbey
Hidden 20/Jun/82 AltLd
nbotting ??/1982 2nd O/S
Ian Jones ??/1979 2nd O/S
The great Mark Stokes
High E4
Mid E4
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High E3
Mid E3
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High E2
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High 6a
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High 5c
Mid 5c
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High 5b
Mid 5b
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Style of ascent
Alt Leads
Not Set
Flashed (β)
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