Rockfax Description
18m. Another great route at a (slightly) more amenable grade. The next long crack line gives excellent climbing with sustained and well protected climbing to a more difficult (or at least more pumpy) moves to the top. © Rockfax

FA. Les Ainsworth 1966

Ticklists: Lancashire's Finest, ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, Classic Wilton Workout.

Mike Hood 09/Oct Lead
with Ben
Martin Davies 19/Sep Lead O/S

Amazing, totally pumped at top, loads of great gear, just totally boxed! Good holds too, problem is too pumped to hold them :)

with Ollie Lister
NickJH 13/Sep 2nd rpt
with LiamG
Mark Grist 06/Sep Lead O/S
Bernie L 06/Sep Lead O/S
Jake Young 06/Sep Lead O/S
with Bernie
Unknownbiker 05/Sep 2nd
with Roger
Hidden 28/Aug 2nd O/S
petegunn 28/Aug Lead
with Davina
Hidden 13/Aug Lead rpt
Rachel Somerville 15/Jun Lead rpt

Combined tactics!

with Andy M
Tom.Priestley 06/Sep/14 TR O/S

With Calum Muskett at Wiltonfest

Hidden 27/Jul/14 2nd O/S
John Southworth 27/Jul/14 Lead
with Alex Messenger
Hidden 27/Jul/14 2nd
Hidden 21/Jun/14 Lead O/S
RCrockford 16/Jun/14 2nd
with Mike B, Charlie
AndyPratt88 14/May/14 2nd dog
with Jim
JimHolmes69 14/May/14 Lead O/S
with AndyPratt88, Pete
masa-alpin 01/Oct/13 Lead O/S

I found this route was pretty steady, particularly with use of jamming, and very well protected - E1?

with Max C
BigTone 27/Sep/13 2nd dog


Dave Turnbull, BMC 14/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with Ian Carr
Derek Kenyon 14/Sep/13 Lead β

I knew I'd fine it tough, not a climb to warm up on, still a top route which keeps coming right to the end and well worth doing.

with Alan Dixon
Dave Musgrove 20/Aug/13 2nd

A quick top-rope flash at the end of the day. Nice climb.

with Roy Healey, Terry Holmes
Danny Crump 14/Aug/13 2nd
with Martin Bagshaw
Martin Bagshaw 14/Aug/13 Lead O/S

first e2!

Hidden 01/Jun/13 Lead O/S
metal arms 25/Apr/13 Lead dog

Rested near the top then couldn't do the top out in the rain so scuttled off up the big muddy crack and ledges on the right.

Hidden 21/Oct/12 TR O/S
Hidden 15/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Mike Hood 10/Sep/12 TR
khawk 26/Jul/12 Lead rpt
with DT
nick bamber 14/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/May/12 2nd O/S
Chi Cheng 24/May/12 Lead O/S
with Nathen Foster
nepsoi999 22/May/12 Lead O/S
with pete
Graeme Hammond 31/Mar/12 Lead O/S

Brilliant :)

Stone Idle ??/2012 -
bigbirdflying 31/Jul/11 2nd
with Dean
Tony Holdsworth 14/Jul/11 Lead β

Previously seconded Dan

with Peter Harris
Hidden 09/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Tony Holdsworth 27/May/11 2nd O/S
with Dan McKinlay
Hidden 25/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Apr/11 2nd rpt
Cragrat Rich 25/Apr/11 Lead O/S

Awesome route, which didn't turn out to be the fight i'd envisaged near the top. Very constant and sustained at the grade. Loved it!

fr4nk 22/Apr/11 TR
lrandall 08/Apr/11 Lead O/S

Pumpy and with a pretty manky top-out which almost spat me off. Loads of gear tho and very enjoyable moves.

with Mandy
Hidden 19/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Dan Mckinlay ??/2011 -
middlevern ??/2011 -
akhughes ?/Oct/10 -
PeteH 25/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Adam Lincoln 30/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Arran Deakin
clive-greenwood 10/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Anna
Hidden 03/Jul/10 Lead O/S
nic42 03/Jul/10 2nd dog
with Jack
Hidden 26/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Jun/10 Lead rpt
DavidR 26/Jun/10 2nd O/S
lukehunt 23/Jun/10 Solo rpt
datoon 13/May/10 2nd O/S
with K
khawk 13/May/10 Lead O/S
with DT
JulesV 09/May/10 Lead O/S
with Shauna Cunningham
Shauna 09/May/10 2nd O/S
with Jules
Toby Dunn ?/May/10 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Apr/10 Lead O/S
stevebarratt ??/2010 Lead
Rachel Somerville 13/Aug/09 2nd O/S
with Mike
Hidden 15/Jul/09 Lead O/S
Dave Rumney 05/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with Sean Roberts
khawk 05/Jul/09 Lead rpt
with DT
Hidden 02/Jul/09 Lead O/S
mattish2000 28/Jun/09 2nd O/S
with Nick H
Andrew1 09/Jun/09 Lead
Hidden 09/Jun/09 2nd
Tom Phillips 03/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with karl
Fred Sergeant 02/May/09 2nd dog
with Jim Holmes
Seymore Butt ??/2009 -
jmarshall 21/Sep/08 TR dnf

last climb of the day arms too tied for the laybacking 2/3 the way up

with richard barcock
khawk 15/Jul/08 Lead
with DT
ksjs 04/Jul/08 Lead O/S

quite pumpy, good moves all the way, top out felt a bit 'scrabbly'

Stig 01/Jul/08 Lead β
with Greg
tlmarjot ?/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Ben Freeman
Tom Phillips 11/May/08 Lead O/S
with leo
Snorfalorpagus 11/May/08 2nd dog

Tricked by Karl into thinking we were doing the VS to the left.

with Karl Waterhouse
dave mann ??/2008 Lead rpt
Rich Kirby 04/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with Craig Smith
Tony Little 05/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with steve
Hidden 05/Jun/07 2nd dog
datoon ??/2007 Lead O/S
nige ?/Oct/05 Lead
with dave kells
Hidden 12/Aug/05 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2005 Lead RP
phardman 08/Aug/04 Lead O/S
with Teresa
Hidden ?/Jul/01 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Jun/01 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Jun/99 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jul/97 Lead O/S
BillyDavies ??/1997 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Sep/96 Lead O/S
tapley ??/1995 2nd
neilh ??/1994 -
mattnuttall 01/May/93 2nd O/S
with Alan Holden
Neil R 07/Jul/92 2nd
with Mark
mattnuttall 09/Jul/91 Lead O/S
with Matthieu Mounier
Hammy 26/May/81 AltLd
with Rob Lawson
Mark Kemball 21/Aug/79 Lead
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