Rockfax Description
The leaning groove left of a large Y-trunked tree is steep and sustained. Pass the bulge (crux - old peg) for more of the same then escape left up the groove. Easier for the long-legged. © Rockfax

FFA. Ron Fawcett, Pete Gomersall 1976. FA. Terry Bolger, Phil Lee (2 pts, AL) 26/5/1968

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mike mo ??/2016 -
Mike_Hayes 05/Jun/15 Lead O/S

Wet crux holds but I still think 6a for the move around the bulge.

Hidden 15/Jul/14 2nd O/S
ejected ??/2013 -
crossleysm ??/2013 Lead
nbotting ??/2012 -
Andrew Barker 01/Aug/11 Lead O/S

A good route with a tough pull over the roof.

Dave Bond 16/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Simon Wren
Misha 23/May/10 Lead O/S

Felt a bit adventurous as not very clear where the lines goes, pretty obvious once you're on it though. Still, missed the initial groove and instead followed a line slightly to the left up to the bulge - probably a bit easier but not that well protected. The bulge provided a powerful crux and was followed by a sustained groove. The peg in the bulge didn't look too bad but the two bits of battered tat that were clipped into it didn't inspire confidence. Ian belayed but didn't fancy it so Eddie did it instead.

with Ian B, Ed
miastacey 28/Jun/09 2nd
with Bob Smith
Sankey 25/Aug/07 2nd dog

Hard moves around the overhang!

with Luke
thebigfriendlymoose 25/Aug/07 Lead O/S
with Stephen
Hidden 29/Jun/07 2nd dog
Boy ??/2006 -
steveb2006 14/Aug/02 2nd

Dave leads after I fail on it. Even have to pull on peg seconding.

with Dave Taylor
Andy Edgar ??/2000 -
sadams 20/Aug/96 Lead O/S
with Hugh Cottom
steveb2006 19/Mar/93 Lead

Mike also leads it

with Mike Pycroft
nickcanute ??/1993 Lead
Roget 20/Sep/92 Lead O/S
with baccy
uphillnow ?/Sep/92 2nd
with Mark Gray
Hidden 01/May/92 Lead rpt
steveb2006 09/Apr/92 Lead dog

Grab peg over roof - step down and do it properly

with Brian Hamilton
Hidden ??/1990 -
Hidden ??/1989 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Jul/88 Lead O/S
steveb2006 25/Apr/88 Lead
sadams 22/Jun/85 Lead
with Kevin Edwards
andy gittins ??/1985 -
TonyF ??/1983 Lead
with Tony Cox
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