50m, 2 pitches.

Rockfax Description
1) 5a, 28m. A fine and popular climb up the big groove with its solitary tree. Take care with some loose blocks on this pitch. At the top of the groove traverse left over grass to belay on L.S.D.
2) 4b, 10m. Trend right up the tottery wall to enter a more solid groove and finish up this. © Rockfax

FA. Doug Scott, Steve Read 1964

Ticklists: Peak Rock/10/White Life.

Budge 11/Sep Lead rpt
with Ade
Paul Hy 04/Aug 2nd


with Harry G
David Kay 04/Aug Lead O/S

P1 only

with Richard Waltham
jon_gill1 01/Jul Lead O/S

After work In yesterdays temperature it made for quite an interesting ascent as the weather created wet cracks from condensation, as if the rock was sweating, very strange. followed by a dip in the river!

with chris Lyness
matt pigden 06/Apr Lead O/S

I found this pretty straight forward for HVS. Really good climbing. Well protected. There is a wobbly block high up which will no doubt fall out at some point but would appear to have been there for many years but best to be careful with. Otherwise fairly solid rock and some great moves. Really enjoyable route.

Hidden 26/Aug/14 AltLd O/S
Jaysquared69 26/Aug/14 AltLd
with Olly P
BeccaSnowden 27/Jul/14 Lead O/S

Excellent climb. Only did pitch 1 and then abbed off.

with Tom
dan_blair87 24/Jul/14 Lead dog
djones66 23/Jul/14 2nd

First time I've been on this in 22 years. Didn't seem any easier. A very kind soul has placed a solid-looking bolt next to the two pegs at the belay directly above the Lime Street Direct groove, so we ab'd out rather than tackle the loose top bit. I suspect most people will do the same.

with Matt S
admackie 05/Jul/14 AltLd
with mark
the power 03/Jul/14 Lead O/S


with Andy
Andy Peak 1 03/Jul/14 2nd

One hardish move at the overlap

with phill ukc
Hidden 22/Jun/14 Lead dog
Jonathan Hall 22/Jun/14 2nd
Hoyes 22/Jun/14 2nd O/S
with Rob M, Jonathan H
Robb Bert 17/May/14 -
robgixer ??/2014 Lead O/S
Wayne S 22/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Aug/13 2nd O/S
eduardo 21/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Ross, Mark H
K Wall 14/Jul/13 Lead

Fantastic up to the tree, then the very loose -unpleasant- rock starts.

with Marie, Martin
davewsargent 10/Jul/13 Lead O/S

Confident lead after a weak couple of weeks back on the tracks

with andy neath
Kirill 15/Jun/13 2nd rpt

upper half got even chossier than before

ig248 15/Jun/13 Lead
with Kirill
geoff.comley 20/May/13 Lead O/S

Damp but good climbing until the loose stuff is reached.

Hidden 20/May/13 2nd
Dave Pen ??/2013 AltLd

great jamming, tough bulge just below the tree.

ejected ??/2013 -
Double Knee Bar 29/Sep/12 Lead O/S

Large loose block (18"x12") on left side of groove a few metres after the tree. Nice climb. Strenuous to get around the bulge. Loose holds up to ledge are unnerving.

Jim Slater 27/May/12 Lead rpt
Dave Bond 02/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Simon Wren
Hidden 01/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Chris M 06/Aug/11 2nd
Kirill 06/Aug/11 AltLd rpt

Led 2nd pitch of Lime Street

cem 06/Aug/11 Lead rpt

Led main pitch

masa-alpin 21/Jul/11 Lead O/S

The second half is rather loose.

with Lee P
Hidden 08/Jun/11 2nd rpt
Byronius Maximus 02/Jun/11 Lead O/S

Nice climbing in the bottom half, a lot of the top half seems quite loose though maybe it's not as bad as I thought

with Andy Winter
bigdan050 13/Apr/11 Lead O/S

good route

with Tosh
wishicud climbHVS 04/Apr/11 2nd

hard section through bulge. Slippy. great route

markpollak 29/Mar/11 Lead rpt

abit loose near the top ...

with suzanne mcfadzean
jshields 16/Sep/10 Lead

Repeat climb, first done early nineties with Dad & Dave. Done in a single pitch.

gordonday 22/Jul/10 2nd rpt
with Jack
jwpil 22/Jul/10 Lead O/S

Tough crux, but really good value.

with Gordon
twright180 ?/Jul/10 AltLd O/S
migs493 27/Jun/10 Lead O/S

Lead in one pitch. Felt hard!

with Josh
Jim Slater 05/Jun/10 2nd O/S
Graeme Hammond 05/Jun/10 Lead O/S

Led as one big pitch as the peg belay on line street looked poor and was occupied (although latter abseiled off it!) great 3 star moves lover down passing the bulge but some loose rock higher up then vegetation (mainly the 2nd pitch) made for more careful slower climbing and tainted the experience. I couldn't remember which was the 2nd pitch and which was the end pitch of lime street went when I got to the top of the first pitch and neither could the guy on lime street but ended up picking the easier and correct line of the two, to a more solid belay.

with Jim
gordonday 15/Apr/10 Lead
Matt Fry 11/Mar/10 2nd O/S

Pretty chilly!

holters ??/2010 -
Seymore Butt ??/2010 -
alasdair19 ??/2010 -
Budge 24/Sep/09 Lead rpt
katyc 11/Sep/09 2nd
Hidden 09/Sep/09 2nd rpt
Pilch 15/Jul/09 Lead O/S

Climbed in one long pitch

with Ed
Adam1973 11/Jul/09 AltLd O/S
with Alex
Kirill 01/Jul/09 Lead O/S

as one pitch

cem 01/Jul/09 2nd rpt
Hidden 28/Jun/09 Lead
Hidden 28/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Brian Rodgers 13/Jun/09 2nd
philhilo 13/Jun/09 Lead
Hidden 01/Jun/09 Lead RP
Andy Peak 1 03/May/09 Lead

Good at HVS

Sam1991 24/Apr/09 Lead O/S

loved it, really really good route. Tricky pull over the bulge below the tree, (look for that cheeky foothold ;), and loose blocks galore above the tree. Still nice though, second pitch is very easy at 4b, more like 4a, and is a nice simple end to the route. Worth the stars. Tough at the grade, but never E1, possible 5b in places?

with Andy J
bigdrew 24/Apr/09 2nd
joese7en ??/2009 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Oct/08 Lead rpt
greenclimb 11/Oct/08 Lead rpt
with Sarah
Alfredo ?/Aug/08 Lead
with Ben H
b.hayley ?/Jul/08 2nd
HamishD 26/Jan/08 Lead O/S

I climbed this with a stinking hangover and had to hang off the tree whilst i hauled up a set of nuts i'd dropped in my drunkeness.

with matt savage
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
AntiGrav ??/2008 Lead
Budge 13/Sep/07 Lead dog
Hidden 03/Sep/07 Lead O/S
PenJD 02/Sep/07 AltLd O/S

5a, 4b. Duncan led first, me second.

Hidden 05/Aug/07 2nd O/S
Hidden 08/Jun/07 2nd rpt
Hidden 19/Aug/06 AltLd
DrGav 29/Jul/06 Lead dog

Found it quite tough, and the loose blocks didn't really help. Great bridging though

with Wendy
Hidden 28/Jul/06 AltLd O/S
Hidden 14/Jul/06 AltLd rpt
nige pacer 29/Jun/06 Lead O/S
Bry ??/2006 Lead
Hidden 22/Jun/05 2nd
cem 12/Jun/05 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Apr/04 2nd
Hidden 03/Sep/03 2nd O/S
Sankey ?/Aug/03 AltLd O/S
with Reuben
DubyaJamesDubya 20/Jul/03 Lead O/S

A route made more memorable and impressive because of the presence of some loose rock! Exhilarating and exhausting climbing. Seconded by Jo (a one off partner)

nickdonohue ?/May/02 Lead

good but with some loose rock

with Kath Donohue
nickdonohue ?/May/02 Lead
with Kerry Sandbach, Kath Donohue
Dave Mason ??/2002 Lead O/S
with Trev Tatler
Hidden 26/Jul/01 2nd
Woody63 26/Jul/01 Lead
with Dave W
philb ?/Aug/00 Lead
Andy Edgar ??/2000 -
Roget 20/Aug/98 Lead rpt
with baccy
Trobbo 02/Aug/95 2nd
with john blower
colin milton 20/Jul/95 AltLd
with eric milton
Tim Bateman 16/Jul/95 AltLd
nai ??/1995 Lead
Hidden 18/Jun/94 Lead
nickcanute ??/1993 Lead
Hidden 05/Aug/92 Lead
Budge ?/May/92 Lead
with Brian Ottewell
marcoleptic ??/1992 Lead O/S
with Moley
djones66 ??/1992 Lead

Found the move through the first bulge hard.

with Mick Fleetwood
Hidden 01/Sep/91 AltLd
g1m147 24/Aug/91 Lead O/S
with Mick.
uphillnow ?/Sep/90 -

no record other than date

Hidden ??/1990 -
RichardMc 24/Apr/88 Lead
with Jon Clifford-Smith
Roget ??/1988 2nd O/S
with jim
Rob Davies ?/May/87 2nd
RichardMc 20/Jul/86 2nd
with Pete Stokes
Chris the Tall ?/Jun/86 2nd
with Phil Dickens
sadams 05/Oct/85 2nd
with Aylesbury CC
Hidden 31/Aug/85 AltLd
Hidden 10/Jul/85 2nd
andy gittins ??/1985 -
charlesmfrench 12/Feb/84 Lead O/S
Ian Clare ??/1984 -
Hidden 02/Jul/83 Lead
Andy Stephenson 22/Jun/83 Lead O/S
with Alan Dance
TonyF ??/1983 -
Nigel Bond 04/Jul/82 AltLd
with Rodger Edenborough
tapley 30/Jun/81 Lead
with Chris Seymour
Nevil ??/1981 Lead dnf

Second refused to follow

babymoac 30/May/80 2nd
with MTW
jcw 16/Jun/79 -
with Martin Harris
Mark Kemball 14/Oct/78 Lead
with Sarah Bridge
Hidden 16/Apr/77 Lead
Falko 14/Mar/76 Lead O/S
with Alan Taylor
Hidden 17/Aug/75 AltLd
mikej 11/Sep/73 Lead
with E
Dave Musgrove 23/Oct/71 -
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