56m, 2 pitches.

Rockfax Description
Short-lived and unbalanced but it follows a strong natural line.
1) 5a, 28m. Take pitch 1 of The Thorn to the chains.
2) 5b, 28m. Scramble along the cave (stance) then make tricky moves along the break, to a big hole (on Black Grub). Enter a steep groove which soon eases to floral scrambling. © Rockfax

FA. John Sumner late 1950s 1957

philhilo 18/Jul Lead O/S

Surprisingly good. Used as a way to get to Black Grub, thought it was going to be VD from memory, it wasn't, and much better.

with Helen E
Thunderthighsontheloose 11/Apr 2nd O/S
Hidden 16/Mar/14 2nd rpt
Hidden 09/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Sep/12 -
Thunderthighsontheloose 08/Sep/12 2nd

Did this after Pocket Symphony - found it quite tough, hot heat and exposure! Very scary top out on loose dirt and rocks - better heading to the left.

with iain mount, Mike Hayes
Hidden 31/Aug/10 Lead
Stig 08/Aug/08 2nd O/S
with Charlie Reade-Jahn
Gustav ?/Jul/06 2nd O/S
with Neil
Gustav ?/Jul/06 2nd O/S
with Neil
nickdonohue 06/Apr/03 Lead


with Jim Barradale
DubyaJamesDubya 16/Mar/03 Lead O/S

Warm and sunny but not too warm.

with Martin Flint
cem 16/Dec/01 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Feb/00 Lead
five 18/May/97 Lead dog
with AJ
Mark Kemball 11/Apr/93 Lead
with Bill Kemball
leathers 25/Mar/93 2nd
with Martin Vimpany
Roget 07/Jul/92 Lead O/S
with colin
Andy Say 04/May/92 Lead O/S
Ena ?/Feb/92 Lead dog
with Martin Trouse
whispering nic 21/Apr/91 Lead
with Graham Iles
mark-abz 04/Jun/88 Lead
with Andy W
Dave Musgrove 01/Nov/87 Lead

It was wet but we managed to free it.

with Paul Dawson, David
Hidden ??/1987 -
Hidden 05/Apr/86 Lead
charlesmfrench 17/Mar/83 Lead O/S
Gezzer ??/1983 -
with Merv Dudley
Nic Robinson 07/May/82 Lead O/S
with Irish George
babymoac 25/Jul/81 Lead
with MTW
Sean Kelly ??/1980 -
Andy Edgar ??/1980 -
with Hugh Woodland, Mick Hardwick
Hidden 13/May/79 AltLd
mikej 30/Sep/72 Lead
with E
Dave Musgrove 13/Oct/68 AltLd

I think Speedy Smith or Nat Allen led us up the crux of this one.

with Bob Knapton
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