Rockfax Description
Follow The Thorn until a traverse leads out right to a ledge (possible stance to the right if required) then climb the face via a short crack and the wall above up a shallow groove running up towards the ivy. Cut left under this to reach the Ivy Gash. © Rockfax

FA. Nat Allen D.Burgess 1970

jmills94 21/Jun Lead O/S

seriously good route only let down by not being longer! surely worth 2 stars. Great pockets and lovely moves but the gear is a bit fidly. Well worth a look as an alternative finish to the thorn p1.

with michael
Mike505 21/Jun 2nd O/S

Fun route .... very painful to climb bare foot :)

Alison Cairns 04/Jun Lead rpt
with Andy
Hidden 17/May Lead
Hidden 10/May Lead O/S
Jonathan Hall 10/May 2nd
Hidden 02/May 2nd
Thunderthighsontheloose 11/Apr Lead O/S
GermanAlex 21/Mar Lead O/S

Same as Stagnation. Great climbing, by far better than West Wall Climb. Got to be worth at least 2*.

with Jack
Tony Holdsworth 18/Mar Lead O/S

A better route than it looks from below

with Martin Haworth
Hidden 20/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Hoyes 15/Jul/14 2nd O/S

A really good route.

Hidden 09/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Sep/13 -
Hidden 18/Jun/13 AltLd rpt
chrisbussell 08/May/13 Lead
with Tim O'Neill
Hidden 08/May/13 Lead O/S
ashtond6 04/May/13 Lead O/S
alp79 04/May/13 2nd
Si dH 14/Apr/13 2nd rpt

As approach pitch

with Alison Ingleby
ejected ??/2013 -
BoulderyDave 26/Oct/12 2nd
Hidden 29/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Tony Ryland 29/Sep/12 2nd
Hidden 12/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Jules Lane ?/Jun/12 2nd O/S
with Dutch Mel
Hidden 12/May/12 Lead
Hidden 25/Mar/12 2nd O/S
Babika 24/Sep/11 Lead O/S

Great route and perfect gear!

with Charles Leek
climbingxcat 24/Sep/11 Lead O/S
with Brian
simeclimb68 09/Sep/11 2nd O/S
with Phil Wilkinson
Nevil ?/Sep/11 Lead
with Mike
Hidden ?/Sep/11 2nd
Marvino 23/May/11 -
with Martin
Chriswallis2 01/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Anna
Hidden 25/Mar/11 Lead
Kirill 09/Jan/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Jan/11 2nd
cem 09/Jan/11 2nd rpt
Hidden 30/Oct/10 Lead
simonp ?/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with Kyanouche
PanzerHanzler 01/Jul/10 2nd O/S
with Guy
szelest 22/Jun/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 19/Apr/10 2nd
GF ??/2010 Lead
Pete Randall 05/Sep/09 2nd O/S
with Pete Neden
bullybones 16/Aug/09 -
Brown 05/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with John
Hidden 21/Jun/09 AltLd O/S
Hidden 02/Jun/09 Lead O/S
SGD 22/Mar/09 AltLd O/S
AndyM-LVB 26/Jul/08 Lead O/S
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
MikeDowsett ?/Nov/07 AltLd
with John Harrison
dts 25/Aug/07 2nd O/S
Hidden ?/Aug/07 -
Hidden 15/Apr/07 AltLd O/S
Hidden 06/Apr/07 Lead O/S
cem 18/Mar/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Nov/06 AltLd O/S
Si dH 13/Oct/06 Lead O/S

After backing off Pocket Symphony.

with Neil Furniss
Gustav ?/Jul/06 Lead O/S
with Neil
Gustav ?/Jul/06 Lead O/S
with Neil
Hidden 19/Nov/05 Lead
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 28/Apr/04 2nd O/S
chrishedgehog 25/Jan/04 Lead O/S
with Erwin Bottomley
nickdonohue 15/Jul/03 2nd
with Joe Brown
nickdonohue 06/Apr/03 2nd
with Jim Barradale
DubyaJamesDubya 16/Mar/03 Lead O/S
with Martin Flint
marcoleptic ??/2000 Lead O/S
with Mel
Iain Thow 27/May/99 Lead

Appropriately dark by the time Roger finished.

with Roger Hardon
Chris Ellis 06/Feb/99 Lead
with Louise Pellett
five 18/May/97 Lead O/S
with AJ
Roget 22/Mar/97 Lead O/S
with jon
craig h 28/Apr/96 2nd O/S
with Janet Hannah
Backinthegame ?/Mar/94 Lead rpt
with John Wright
nai ??/1993 Lead
whispering nic 21/Apr/91 Lead
with Ali W
steve prior ?/Sep/88 Lead
with Paul L
Rob Davies 24/Jul/88 Lead rpt
Hidden 18/Oct/87 2nd
Chris the Tall ?/Oct/86 Lead O/S
Ena ?/May/86 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/1986 -
Hidden 14/Sep/85 Lead
Ian Clare ??/1985 -
Simon2005 ??/1984 Lead O/S
with KevinL
tapley 04/Jun/83 -
with John Sumner
charlesmfrench 17/Mar/83 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Aug/82 Lead
Mark Kemball 06/Feb/82 2nd
with Sian Calow
Sean Kelly ??/1980 -
Andy Edgar ??/1980 -
with Hugh Woodland, Mick Hardwick
Rob Davies ?/Nov/77 Lead
rogerskews ??/1976 AltLd
with Martin Coward
Nigel Bond 25/Oct/75 Lead
with John Derbyshire
Hidden ??/1972 Lead
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