Rockfax Description
8m. The right-hand crack has nice moves but is squeezed. © Rockfax

FA. Gary Gibson 1978

Kitesurfer 09/Oct Lead
Scooty 09/Oct 2nd
phleppy 30/Sep Solo
Hidden 29/Aug 2nd O/S
thecruxclimber 29/Aug TR β
GargoyleFeet 25/Aug TR O/S
with Claire
Pkrynicki1984 12/Aug 2nd
IainMay 18/Jul Lead O/S
jack 9895 18/Jul 2nd O/S

Iain got lost

Prof. Outdoors 21/Jun -
Mike Turner 20/Jun Lead O/S
with Steve Mace
Ross88 23/May Lead O/S
with M.A. Rett
buxtoncoffeelover 21/May Solo
Hidden 16/May Lead O/S
shell145 16/May TR O/S
with Jana, Ursula
Nick_Merriman 10/May Lead O/S
Jules_Julia 10/May 2nd O/S
g1m147 26/Apr 2nd
Hidden 26/Apr Lead
summerse 19/Apr TR O/S
Charli Wisbey 19/Apr TR
with Elwyn
Mike.Kinge 18/Apr Lead O/S
with CUMS
Danm79 04/Apr TR
clairemathews 28/Sep/14 2nd
Hidden 28/Sep/14 2nd O/S
jamesgodwin64 21/Sep/14 Solo O/S
with John Cooper
SGD 31/Aug/14 Lead O/S

A damp and slippy start to the day. Good little route though

Rosie Henstock 26/Jun/14 Lead O/S

Struggled not to use holds on Breakfast problem at the very top. Probably not a true ascent of the route. Fun jamming!

Rosie Henstock 26/Jun/14 2nd rpt
TGreen 26/Jun/14 2nd O/S
TGreen 26/Jun/14 Lead rpt
Hidden 08/Jun/14 2nd O/S
markK6 08/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Simon
leglesslizard ?/Jun/14 Lead O/S
emilypdavis 26/May/14 TR
Jayster329 21/May/14 2nd O/S

difficult as not many holds, flagging and smearing.

Ad Shaw 04/May/14 Lead O/S
with Bridget Large
Big John b 10/Apr/14 2nd
with Dean
mapperley samurai 29/Mar/14 2nd
with Blake Williams, Michael H, Ben Moss
wnlwy 01/Mar/14 Lead
vinspin 29/Dec/13 2nd O/S
Kieran19 29/Dec/13 Lead O/S
with vinspin
Ross.Cooper 16/Nov/13 Lead O/S

Finished up this from San Melas

Jordanh031 01/Oct/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Sep/13 2nd O/S
Goody 28/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Sep/13 Lead
ruthonbike 28/Sep/13 2nd O/S
mikealexpayne 24/Sep/13 Lead
gpcomps 22/Sep/13 Solo O/S
3kidsandanorton 14/Sep/13 2nd
with Nick L
adamashcroft 10/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Jul/13 2nd O/S
jasonpm 21/Jul/13 2nd O/S
with Jeremy
rockmaverick ?/Jul/13 2nd

quality crack climbing

with afghanis Dan
benny_m 15/Jun/13 2nd rpt
Hidden 15/Jun/13 Lead rpt
pete_naylor 01/Jun/13 Lead O/S
kate tarrant ?/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Ricky Layf ?/Jun/13 2nd O/S
with Kate
johngriffin 26/May/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/May/13 Lead O/S
Iclimb ?/May/13 Lead
with Roger Dyke
pete1185 07/Apr/13 2nd
Alasdair88 ?/Apr/13 2nd O/S
lizzie789 ?/Apr/13 Lead O/S
BB95 17/Mar/13 2nd
hannahmmt ?/Feb/13 2nd
with Cherry
AndrewJamesCherry ??/2013 Lead O/S

F*ck strict.

londonoring 11/Nov/12 TR


jumpingjimminy 15/Sep/12 Lead β
with Ellie
Hidden 09/Sep/12 Lead
Hidden 09/Sep/12 2nd O/S
hazeysunshine 08/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Fred
Hidden 08/Sep/12 2nd
charley 08/Sep/12 Lead O/S

Stuck to right-hand crack only. Was very strict (Steve made me)...

chumleywarner 08/Sep/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 04/Sep/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 01/Sep/12 -
toasted 01/Sep/12 Lead
with Andy Graham
dja 22/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Aug/12 2nd rpt
belaleaderdave 20/Aug/12 Lead
rockman 11/Jul/12 Lead O/S

Purist route

timcedwards 11/Jul/12 2nd
Hidden 26/May/12 Solo O/S
valentinesbabe 20/May/12 Lead O/S

Really an eliminate and nice if treated as such. Good one to practice jamming

Tithe Technique 20/May/12 2nd O/S
benny_m 13/May/12 Lead rpt
Hidden 13/May/12 2nd
Alastair 12/May/12 Lead
with Jane Edwards
AB744 12/May/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Apr/12 TR O/S
nr 25/Mar/12 2nd O/S
with Foz
Dan0Me 19/Feb/12 Lead O/S
with Daniel Smedley
Hidden ??/2012 -
pclark 15/Nov/11 Lead O/S
with jimhall
jimhall 15/Nov/11 Solo O/S
with Paddy
joem 06/Nov/11 Lead O/S
Sir-chill-a-lot 06/Nov/11 2nd
with Nick Foulds, Jack Pitts
Paul Hy 14/Aug/11 Lead O/S

just using the crack on the right.

with Ian
Hidden 14/Aug/11 2nd O/S
bennys89 ?/Aug/11 -
Ky 27/Jul/11 2nd O/S
with Crucko
Monkey_bill 13/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Andy DJ 03/Jul/11 Lead
Hidden 03/Jul/11 Solo O/S
with andy
jaxxman 02/Jul/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 02/Jul/11 Lead O/S
thrutch 26/Jun/11 Solo
swoollock 26/Jun/11 Lead
cragant 26/Jun/11 Lead
gingerwolf 23/Jun/11 Solo β
kez1 14/Jun/11 Solo O/S
RachaelB 11/Jun/11 Lead
with Cym Moore
Milne 07/Jun/11 2nd O/S
Hammy 04/Jun/11 TR
with Shunt
Hidden 04/May/11 Lead O/S
arctic_jen 04/May/11 2nd
with Dan
tradguy 02/May/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/May/11 2nd
RiPomc 01/May/11 Lead
with Julie Cooke & Nick Gardiner
JCookie 01/May/11 2nd
with Richard Plater, Nick Gardiner
Hoyes 17/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Paul J, Dick W
Hidden 17/Apr/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 17/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Sam Simpson 10/Apr/11 Lead O/S
alias dave 10/Apr/11 2nd O/S
with Sam.EB
B-bop 10/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Claire Lee
Hidden ?/Apr/11 2nd
antonymcphillips ?/Apr/11 Lead
John Eley ?/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Rich Kay 26/Mar/11 Lead
Hidden 26/Mar/11 2nd O/S
bavarianGaz 20/Mar/11 2nd rpt
with Damian and Len
Hidden 19/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Daymo 06/Mar/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 06/Mar/11 Lead
Hidden ??/2011 Solo
sleavesley 20/Nov/10 Lead O/S

hard at the grade if not using other crack

with Nick Scott
Solcambs 10/Oct/10 Lead O/S

Relatively easy going with good gear. Great belay at the top sheltered from the wind.

Garron 26/Sep/10 2nd β
Hidden 31/Aug/10 2nd O/S
Dux 31/Aug/10 Lead O/S
cj1970 30/Aug/10 Lead O/S
najki_2000 31/Jul/10 2nd O/S
with Chris Rose
tompilgrem 23/Jul/10 TR rpt
with Nick/D
part.tom 12/Jun/10 Lead O/S
armouredego 12/Jun/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 11/Jun/10 2nd O/S
gingerwolf 05/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Double Knee Bar 05/Jun/10 2nd O/S
with TomBond
Ali H 23/May/10 2nd
with Dave WXM
Hidden 23/May/10 Lead rpt
Ben Hollands 22/May/10 Lead O/S

Hard at the gade if you do not use paralel cracks

with Wendy Anderson
Spidermunkie 24/Apr/10 2nd O/S
andrusht84 24/Apr/10 Lead O/S

harder than it looks at first, polished and greasy when I did it, not lots of gear either.imo

lukebowman551 17/Apr/10 Lead
with Duncan Bourne
bavarianGaz 28/Oct/09 Lead dog

fell off at last but one move, gutted. Shall do it clean next time im there.

with Tom
Tom Lee-Field 28/Oct/09 2nd dog
with Gaz
emilysmile 27/Oct/09 Lead


CharlieMack 17/Oct/09 Solo O/S
with mattc86
Hidden 19/Sep/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 15/Sep/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Sep/09 Lead
tomparrott 12/Sep/09 -
mlmatt 06/Sep/09 Lead O/S
Laura-lou 06/Sep/09 2nd
with Chink
Hidden 02/Aug/09 -
naughtybadboy 21/Jun/09 Lead
with Vic Chambers
Rob Davies 12/Jun/09 2nd
with Phil Ashton
Hidden 31/May/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/May/09 Lead O/S
axeman 30/May/09 2nd O/S
with schofield
dannyboy83 11/May/09 Solo O/S
Glyn Davidson 10/May/09 Solo O/S
with Osian
benny_m 09/May/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/May/09 2nd O/S
Chris Homewood (Swindon MC) 19/Apr/09 Lead β
with Toby Tyas
tompilgrem 12/Apr/09 2nd
with Dad
cymjt ??/2009 -
Hidden 29/Dec/08 2nd O/S
Hidden 06/Dec/08 2nd dog
Col Allott 21/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with Alexandra Sturrock
jumpingjimminy 21/Sep/08 TR O/S
with Ellie
Paul green 20/Sep/08 TR
with Matthew, Alison, Priestley family
AndyM-LVB 28/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Brendan Ferguson
Marvino 18/May/08 Lead
with Rach
rachelwheatcroft 18/May/08 2nd
with Marvino
rachelwheatcroft 18/May/08 2nd
with Marvino
hapymike 15/May/08 Lead
Hidden ?/May/08 Solo O/S
bobpilgrem 30/Mar/08 TR

top roped as crack was very greasy- nice climb.

with Bob/Tom
Dan Lane 17/Mar/08 TR O/S

TR with 20 other scouts.

misterb 17/Feb/08 Lead
with rachel.gregory.helen
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
Hidden ??/2008 -
The Mountain Goat 10/Nov/07 2nd O/S
Somerset swede basher 10/Nov/07 Lead O/S
with Jon Miles
cooper leek ?/Nov/07 Lead O/S
with donk
Hidden 12/Oct/07 Lead O/S
Jon Read 15/Sep/07 Solo
with Turner & Sharrat
gazbonutter 28/Aug/07 2nd

Challenging most of the way up as a lead but not too scary as leaning in somewhat.

with Vanessa
Hidden 01/Jun/07 2nd
Hidden 01/Jun/07 Lead
captainH 29/Apr/07 TR O/S
Hidden 03/Apr/07 Solo O/S
Mr Wild ?/Feb/07 Solo O/S
Si dH 04/Nov/06 Solo O/S
with Neil Furniss
richardhopton 01/Sep/06 Lead O/S
with Matt Thombs
nige 25/Aug/06 Solo
Hidden 14/May/06 TR O/S
Steve Pardoe 03/May/06 Lead

Steady, avoided side-runner in DGB, some sandy moments

FrankW 29/Apr/06 Lead O/S
with Joe
Hidden 01/Apr/06 Solo O/S
Neil Henson ??/2006 Lead O/S
with Mark Collins
donkster ??/2006 Lead O/S
davek ?/Aug/05 Lead O/S
with Larson
Hidden 17/Jul/05 2nd
Col Allott ??/2005 Solo O/S
with Alex Sturrock
Hidden ??/2005 Solo
Hidden 30/Oct/04 Solo O/S
Carl Smethurst 04/Sep/04 Solo O/S
Rampikino 08/Aug/04 Lead
with Liz Hay
jimshrimp 01/Aug/04 2nd
Hidden ??/2004 -
nmwr ??/2004 Solo O/S
Simon Caldwell 18/Oct/03 2nd O/S
with Carmen
Hidden ??/2003 Lead
Gus ??/2001 Solo
Hidden 13/Dec/98 Lead
craig h 08/Oct/98 Solo O/S
with Jamie Lillieman
Hidden ??/1997 Lead O/S
alan moore ??/1996 -
Hidden ??/1995 -
Duncan Bourne 24/Apr/94 Solo
OMSKB 27/Mar/93 Solo
Andy Say 20/Aug/91 Solo
OMSKB 24/Jun/90 Lead
Roget 13/Apr/90 Solo O/S
Hidden 18/Mar/90 Lead
andrew300169 ??/1990 -
Iain Thow 01/Nov/89 Solo
goi.ashmore 01/May/88 Solo O/S
tapley 18/Sep/87 Solo
Babika 07/May/83 Lead
with Mark Jones
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