Rockfax Description
8m. The right arete of the wall is serious but well worth doing. © Rockfax

FA. Jonny Woodward 1977

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List.

GargoyleFeet 03/Apr Lead O/S

Once I'd worked out how to get on the route was fine. One piece of gear low down was it...

with Claire
philmitch 03/Apr TR β
MusicalMountaineer 19/Mar 2nd O/S

Nice moves. Another bare slab...

buxtoncoffeelover 19/Mar Lead

Entertainingly insecure/balancy with only 1 gear placement

Robin Nichols 14/Feb Solo O/S
with Roger
DrIan 19/Sep/15 Lead O/S

Interesting start, a pleasant middle and interesting finish.

with Kevin
Nigel Bond 11/Aug/15 2nd
with Bern Hardman
Louishmouis 09/Aug/15 Solo O/S
with Dad
Hidden 21/Jun/15 2nd O/S
Martin Dale 30/May/15 Lead
with Wriggers
fuzzysheep01 24/Apr/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 14/Apr/15 -
John Brayshaw 18/Oct/14 TR O/S
Andy Hudson 18/Oct/14 TR
David Stevens 04/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Christina Holmgrun
PeteWilson 20/Jul/14 Lead O/S

enjoyable little route, Andrews first climb since fracturing his wrist!

with Andrew Graham
poigol5043 19/Jul/14 Lead
Hidden 06/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Leleanor93 14/Jun/14 2nd dnf

Fell off repeatedly, tried an alternative style and fell off without being properly on belay. Got some good bruises and grazes!

BenedictIEP 14/Jun/14 Lead O/S

Solid unrelenting 4b. Solid VS.

Hidden 11/Jun/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 17/May/14 TR
Hidden 17/May/14 2nd
ClareG 17/May/14 2nd O/S
alcrosby 17/May/14 2nd
Charles Kinniburgh 14/May/14 2nd
with Mike from Chester, Rob Davies
Rob Davies 14/May/14 2nd
with Mike Jones, Charles Kinniburgh
Hidden 24/Apr/14 Lead
harold walmsley 08/Oct/13 Solo O/S
with Colin Struthers
cem 14/Sep/13 2nd
Hidden 16/Jun/13 Solo
mattgrange 01/Jun/13 Lead O/S

Bold but fun

Hidden 25/May/13 Lead O/S
Louise Hall 25/May/13 2nd β
bobpilgrem 30/Apr/13 Lead rpt
with Bob/Nic
JM0rrison 07/Apr/13 Lead O/S
jumpingjimminy 15/Sep/12 TR O/S
with Ellie
Hidden 15/Sep/12 TR O/S
Hidden 15/Sep/12 TR O/S
Whitters 08/Sep/12 2nd O/S
Margaret 08/Sep/12 Lead O/S

Ali Stewart Sec

with PC
jjclarke70 06/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Pete
Paula Ryan ?/Sep/12 2nd
with Hazel
Robnort 24/Aug/12 TR O/S
Hidden 21/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2012 -
Heggie 23/Nov/11 Lead
with Tim Rodgers
Hidden 12/Jul/11 Solo O/S
Chris Sansum 02/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Nathaelle Bouttes
Hidden ?/Jul/11 Lead
clive-greenwood 21/May/11 Solo
tompilgrem 19/Mar/11 2nd O/S
with Dad
bobpilgrem 19/Mar/11 Lead β
with Bob/Tom
31770 19/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Ian Johnson
bobpilgrem 30/Sep/10 TR

Nice line- gear in break-a steady lead required.

with Bob/Nic
antmorgan1991 20/Sep/10 2nd O/S
marclloyd77 12/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Danny Crump 12/Sep/10 Lead O/S
LiL Saz 12/Sep/10 2nd
Hidden 25/Aug/10 TR O/S
staceyjg 12/Jun/10 TR O/S

Lovely climb, jumped on it before John could leave!

with John Lewis, Emma, Katie
John Lewis 12/Jun/10 Lead O/S

and ewan

with Maureen
Hidden 12/Jun/10 2nd dog
donkster 22/May/10 2nd rpt
with DaveNW
Hidden 22/May/10 Lead O/S
chrissyboy ?/May/10 2nd
with Jim Lear
becoming-stranger 24/Apr/10 Lead dnf

My 4th lead and my first ever groundfall. Rather ruined that trip to the Roaches...

Sparky!!!3 24/Apr/10 Lead
donkster 21/Mar/10 Lead rpt
with pete buswell
muwasi 16/Jan/10 Lead O/S
GF ??/2010 -
benny_m 13/Sep/09 Lead O/S
Tanya Savage 05/Jul/09 2nd

good delicate climbing, arete for hands, feet on slab

Neil Pacey 05/Jul/09 Lead O/S
mmalbon 14/Jun/09 TR

Felt much more awkward than last year - bugger!

with Mick
Hidden ?/May/09 Lead
Rob Laird 12/Apr/09 2nd O/S
with B Sosin
mr random 12/Apr/09 Lead O/S

Crux is low down beneath the gear. there is gear at half height and a side runner can be placed in the adjacent climb.

with Rob L
Hidden 11/Apr/09 TR
dashitboarder 05/Apr/09 2nd
PaulGreenhead 05/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Kirsty
Kirsty 05/Apr/09 2nd
Dan 85 29/Mar/09 2nd O/S
with Mark
Chris Harding 23/Aug/08 Lead O/S

defintaely deserves the heart with wings in the book

Ben Hollands 23/Aug/08 2nd O/S
with Chris Harding
bobpilgrem 14/Jul/08 TR

Nice technical moves-would be a necky lead.

with Bob/Nic
Duncan I 02/Jul/08 Solo
mmalbon 25/May/08 TR

Nice easy climb once you've sussed the awkward pull up (right foot and right hand) near the start.

with Mick and Simon
john lynch 13/May/08 Lead
with rich armour
Hidden ?/May/08 Lead O/S
Jonny M 10/Feb/08 Lead O/S
with Adam Limer
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
doughboy_swiftandsure 27/Aug/07 Solo O/S

Definately fluttery, and loord knows where you'd put any gear.

edmitchell 11/Aug/07 Lead O/S
with kai ren
Hidden 11/Aug/07 Lead rpt
Hidden 11/Aug/07 Lead
Hidden 14/Jul/07 2nd
goi.ashmore 16/Jun/07 Solo O/S
Marvino 15/Apr/07 Lead
with Rach
rachelwheatcroft 15/Apr/07 2nd
with Marvino
eduardo 28/Mar/07 Solo O/S
gibbo38 14/Jan/07 Lead O/S
with martin
Hidden 16/Oct/05 Lead
FrankW 16/Aug/05 TR O/S
with None
Col Allott ?/Aug/05 Lead O/S

Thought this was just as hard/technical as nosepicker. Or did I climb it wrong?

with Alex Sturrock
Steve Pardoe 08/Jun/05 Lead O/S

Scary, delicate, bad landings, no gear high up... ...really good!

with Marek Piekarski
ArnaudG ?/Jun/05 Solo
mark s ??/2005 Solo
Hidden 31/Dec/04 Lead O/S
donkster ?/Aug/04 Lead O/S
with talltim
Hidden 18/Jul/04 Solo
Hidden 05/Jun/04 Solo O/S
r0b 28/Mar/04 Solo O/S
Andy Clarke 12/Aug/03 Solo O/S
Hidden 02/Sep/02 Lead
Gus 18/Jul/02 Lead
Martin Bennett 10/May/00 Solo
craig h 08/Oct/98 Solo O/S
with Jamie Lillieman
Hidden 08/Aug/98 Lead
martroberts 29/Mar/98 Solo O/S
smudge 14/Jul/97 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/1997 Lead O/S
alan moore ??/1996 -
Hidden ??/1995 -
nai ??/1995 2nd
Roget 13/Apr/90 Solo O/S
andrew300169 ??/1990 -
Iain Thow 17/May/89 Lead
with Ian(Lich)
tapley 18/Sep/87 Solo
Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
DanChad, stvey, SuperLee1985, Chewie
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