Rockfax Description
18m. Climb straight up the wall to the overlap (poor rest in a niche) then follow the thin pumpy crack above. © Rockfax

FA. Hank Pasquill 1968

Ticklists: Lancashire's Finest, ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, Ultimate E3 ticklist.

JenShelley 15/Oct 2nd dog
with Mike
MichaelGallimore 15/Oct Lead O/S

The 'poor rest at the niche' was actually very good.

Dave Warburton 26/Sep Lead O/S
robertmctague 19/Sep Lead O/S
with Theo
Mark Grist 06/Sep Lead O/S
bantamdave 05/Sep 2nd dog
with Gary, Will
Hidden 05/Sep Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Aug 2nd O/S
petegunn 28/Aug Lead
with Davina
khawk 09/Jul Lead rpt
TraverseKing 21/Jun -
TraverseKing 21/Jun -
TraverseKing 16/Jun -
TraverseKing 16/Jun -
TraverseKing 16/Jun -
TraverseKing 23/Apr -
TraverseKing 23/Apr -
TraverseKing 21/Apr -
TraverseKing 21/Apr -
TonyF 19/Apr 2nd O/S
with Mike Lee
Hidden 18/Apr Lead O/S
Andrew Wilson 07/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Matt Nuttall
mattnuttall 07/Sep/14 2nd rpt
with Andy Wilson
Laurence Everitt 05/Sep/14 Lead RP
TraverseKing 24/Aug/14 TR O/S
GPN 09/Aug/14 Lead O/S

A bit dirty at the crux, but still very good.

with Greg
Leo Woodhead 09/Jul/14 Lead dog

Completely blew the onsight. Will have to go back to lead it clean. Really nice route, albeit a little difficult to read with some interesting moves. Lots of gear as well so there's no excuse, if you're leading at this grade, get on it! Can't wait to get back on it.

with Ian W
Robb Bert 25/Jun/14 -
Trobbo 21/May/14 2nd
with martin dale
Hidden ??/2014 -
masa-alpin 01/Oct/13 Lead O/S

It is technical, but is very well protected. It is not sustained, IF you have find good rests (including no-hand rest :-). Felt soft for E3 (more like E2) and for 5c.

with Max C
Hidden 26/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Dave Musgrove 20/Aug/13 2nd

Steep and pumpy, would I have made it on-sight on the lead placing gear? Not sure.

with Roy Healey, Terry Holmes
switch 27/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Pete M
andy gittins 09/Jul/13 2nd
with T Raffle
Hidden 26/Jun/13 Lead O/S
efrance24234 25/Jun/13 Lead O/S
cooperman 25/Jun/13 Lead O/S


with Greg Foster
Joughton 18/Jun/13 Lead O/S

very pumpy, steeper than it looks!

pie_eater_pete 10/Jun/13 Lead β
with bwestwood
bwestwood 10/Jun/13 Lead β
Sam Simpson 31/May/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 06/May/13 Lead dog
erictant 06/May/13 2nd dog
with Dave, Paul
khawk 24/Jul/12 Lead dog
with DT
Chi Cheng 24/May/12 Lead O/S
with Nathen Foster
nepsoi999 14/May/12 Lead dog
with pete
Howard Lawledge 12/May/12 Lead
with Jack
lancashirelass 28/Mar/12 TR
with dan armer, kjbix
Hidden ??/2012 -
Stone Idle ??/2012 -
Lunar25 15/Oct/11 Lead dog

Felt strong but wasted too much time placing gear. Must return and do clean :-)

with Titi
akhughes 14/Jul/11 Lead β
Hidden 09/Jun/11 2nd
pie_eater_pete 19/Apr/11 Lead
lrandall 08/Apr/11 Lead O/S

Seriously pumpy in the upper crack but the holds keep appearing as long as you keep plugging on. The gear up high was less inspiring then I had hoped, tho the route still felt safe.

with Mandy
Hidden 27/Mar/11 Lead O/S
mattnuttall 27/Mar/11 Lead rpt
with Alastair Whittaker, Matthew Tink Taylor
Dan Mckinlay ??/2011 Lead dog
dave mann ??/2011 Lead rpt
PeteH 25/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Jul/10 2nd rpt
Tony Holdsworth 17/Jun/10 2nd dnf

again tough climbing.

with Peter Harris
lukehunt 16/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Sam Dewhurst1
mickJ 13/May/10 2nd dog
with nick
stevebarratt ??/2010 Lead O/S
with Gareth Watkins
dannyboy83 25/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with Alice
ian caton 15/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with Abi
Mr Wild 13/Sep/09 2nd O/S
Rachel Somerville 13/Aug/09 2nd
with Mike
Toby Dunn 08/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Nick Verney
Marti999 06/Aug/09 Lead O/S
briar4012 06/Aug/09 2nd dog
with Marti
Hidden 15/Jul/09 2nd dog
Jacob Bloodworth ?/Jul/09 Lead O/S
Shauna 12/Jun/09 2nd dog


with Jules
Hidden 13/Apr/09 Lead β
Si dH 13/Apr/09 2nd

Had to sit on the rope to extract a nut that Neil had placed upside down fter it fell out round his feet near the top (rather a scary moment!) Otherwise would have probably got onsight

with Neil Furniss
Hidden 13/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Seymore Butt ??/2009 -
Hidden ??/2009 Lead
ksjs 04/Jul/08 Lead O/S

sustained and good moves all the way. low in the grade

Hidden 23/Jun/08 2nd
Hidden 23/Jun/08 Lead O/S
tlmarjot ?/Jun/08 2nd O/S
with Ben Freeman
joe larner 15/May/08 Lead O/S

Got rather pumped. Great route.

Tom Phillips 11/May/08 Lead O/S
with leo
bfreeman 08/May/08 Lead O/S
with Tim Marjot
kingholmesy ??/2008 Lead O/S
with Brian
John Southworth 30/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with Alex Jakubowski
galpinos 16/Sep/07 2nd

Seconded clean.

with Nick V
gregoritos ?/May/07 Lead O/S
middlevern ??/2007 Lead O/S
with Mike Blood
mattnuttall 14/Jun/06 Lead rpt
with Alan Holden
datoon ??/2006 Lead O/S
with RT
Hidden ??/2006 -
Iggy_B ?/Jul/05 Lead O/S
with Simon Troop
nige 21/Jun/05 Lead
with dave kells
Trobbo 29/May/04 2nd
with martin dale
Hidden 25/May/04 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2004 TR RP
Adam Lincoln ??/2002 Lead
Hidden ?/Jul/01 Lead O/S
Chris Reid ?/Jul/01 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Jun/01 Lead O/S
uphillnow 12/Jun/00 -
Hidden 15/Jun/99 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Aug/97 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/May/96 TR
Hidden ??/1995 Lead
Roget 04/Sep/94 Lead O/S
CBA ??/1994 -
Tony Little 21/Aug/92 Lead O/S
with Merk
Neil R 29/Jun/92 2nd
with Mark
mattnuttall 22/Jun/92 Lead O/S
with Alan Holbert
John Marsland 26/Jun/90 TR
chev1n ??/1990 2nd
with dave hibbert
Hidden 24/Aug/89 TR
Hidden 15/Jun/89 2nd
Rich Kirby ??/1989 Lead
sadams 07/Jun/88 Lead
with Andy Mitchell
Hidden ??/1988 -
neilh 31/May/85 Lead
with dave croker
johno072 ??/1985 Lead
Mark Kemball 25/Oct/82 Lead
Hidden ??/1973 AltLd
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