21m.

Rockfax Description
Excellent climbing up the slim left-facing flakes leads to a thought-provoking move before easier ground. © Rockfax

FA. Alan Steele, Frank Walker 2003. Alan Steele uncovers some very good new lines at a long-neglected venue.

Ticklists: The best 50 UK "Orange Spot" Sports Routes?.


ClimberDateStyle
Mike Todd 30/Dec/15 Lead rpt
with Jim Simpson
JenShelley 06/Dec/15 Lead O/S
with Jim
timmsy 08/Oct/15 -
with lionel
Jonathan Richardson 27/Sep/15 Lead O/S
with Rick Oats
Joedt 13/Sep/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Sep/15 Lead
Hidden 06/Sep/15 Lead rpt
JonF 01/Sep/15 Lead O/S
Andy Chambers 31/Aug/15 TR rpt
with Dave Ormerod
BernNolan 31/Aug/15 TR
with Rachel
Joe W-O 25/Aug/15 Lead O/S
beegsyboy 17/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with Marika
rd20 16/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with Hazel PC, Hilary CC
david morse 16/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with KT
Hidden 16/Aug/15 Lead
Alison Cairns 16/Aug/15 Lead rpt
with Andy
hazeysunshine 16/Aug/15 2nd
with Hilary
UnkArl 08/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with Debbie
Debs 08/Aug/15 2nd
with Karl
8fsheeh 07/Aug/15 Lead O/S
Ian Stirrups 01/Aug/15 Lead β
with Tim Howell, Elspeth, Bill Turner, Sue
Compo 18/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with Will
Hidden 18/Jul/15 Lead O/S
henry peter jenkins 18/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with tom beeton
Maddie 12/Jul/15 Lead rpt
with Micha
julesp 12/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with Iain
Hidden 05/Jul/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Jul/15 Lead O/S
Rob Rocket 30/Jun/15 Lead rpt
D Tempest 30/Jun/15 Lead
with Paul
barn owl 16/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Pete Brindle
Karl_Harrison 14/Jun/15 Lead dog
Andy Chambers 08/Jun/15 Lead rpt
with Cath Moran
Hidden 30/May/15 Lead O/S
SomeClimbingGuy 23/May/15 Lead O/S

Amazing route, very pleasant going all the way up with a bit of everything, just my style

Danny Crump 10/May/15 Lead
with Caleb, Cameron
MichaelGallimore 07/May/15 Lead dog

Warming up, took some practice falls

with jon lawson
tmawer 01/May/15 Lead rpt
with Chris Cunningham
Hidden 01/May/15 Lead
bobpilgrem 20/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Matthew
1poundSOCKS 20/Apr/15 Lead O/S

Good climbing and good rock.

Maddie 20/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Robinwood People
ladymuck 20/Apr/15 TR O/S
rob.grafton 19/Apr/15 Lead
with jim h
Jan.Hrb 19/Apr/15 Lead
with George
Dan Jenkin 19/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Gordon Jenkin
georgenvk 18/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Hrb
Acoustic_Olly 17/Apr/15 Lead O/S
kato'sdad 08/Apr/15 Lead
with Olly
ollyroberts 08/Apr/15 Lead rpt
Hidden 07/Apr/15 TR
wrapped in bacon 06/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Chris
Hidden 05/Apr/15 Lead O/S
erictant 05/Apr/15 2nd O/S
with Big Tom, Steve
tmawer 04/Jan/15 Lead rpt
with Mike Norbry
Cameroony101 ??/2015 TR O/S
Alex Thompson 23/Nov/14 Lead O/S
with Ian BMW, Mr SCarey
lloydrees91 09/Nov/14 Lead O/S
with ryan, caiti
John Brayshaw 12/Oct/14 Lead O/S
with Dan
pebbles 05/Oct/14 Lead rpt
with astrid, ali
ned_85 26/Sep/14 Lead
Somerset swede basher 07/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Katharine
leeds_belle 07/Sep/14 Lead RP
with Zylo
Hidden ?/Sep/14 Lead
pebbles 23/Aug/14 Lead

lovely. cant imagine why I found it hard the first time.

Graham Booth 23/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Luke Jones 20/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with JR - LMC
pete40 06/Jul/14 Lead
NickJH 05/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Andy Cross
erica 01/Jul/14 TR O/S
with Roger
Glen Burrows 24/Jun/14 Lead dog

Thanks to Neil Gresham for belaying me on my first successful outdoor sport route, was amazing, until the midges came.

D Tempest 22/Jun/14 Lead
with Paul
bantamdave 22/Jun/14 Lead dog
with Yorkshire Brian, Nigel
Hidden 21/Jun/14 Lead
saraguti 21/Jun/14 Lead β

Superb climb

with andy
Hidden 21/Jun/14 Lead dog
Hidden 06/Jun/14 Lead rpt
Rob Rocket 26/May/14 Lead O/S

Lovely climbing

Conan 21/May/14 2nd
with KMC
Shaw Brown 21/May/14 Lead
with Conan
Hidden 17/May/14 2nd dnf
BigTone 05/May/14 Lead rpt
PeteH 05/May/14 Lead O/S
John Pickles ?/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Kieran Hodgson
Hidden 30/Mar/14 Lead rpt
Hidden 30/Mar/14 Lead
Dave Musgrove 30/Mar/14 Lead rpt

To check belay.

Hidden 30/Mar/14 Lead rpt
papashango 11/Mar/14 Lead
with Rob
BigTone 09/Mar/14 Lead O/S
tmawer 28/Feb/14 2nd rpt
with Bram
BTphonehome 28/Feb/14 Lead rpt
with Tony
Martyn Nicholson ??/2014 Lead
timmsy 18/Oct/13 Lead
with lionel
Unknownbiker 12/Oct/13 Lead
with Simon Burn, stev1e.wilso
stev1e.wilso 12/Oct/13 TR dnf
with Simon Burn, Sam
Ken Taylor 29/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with Steve Livingston
rob.grafton 14/Sep/13 Lead
with Craig
Hidden 05/Sep/13 Lead
Hidden 22/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Jono_LS16 22/Aug/13 Lead O/S
tmawer 09/Aug/13 Lead rpt
with Sean
alpinismo.uk 27/Jul/13 Lead RP
Hidden 06/Jul/13 Lead O/S
tmawer 05/Jul/13 Lead rpt
with Bram
BTphonehome 05/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Tony
Hidden 30/Jun/13 Lead
Hidden 19/Jun/13 2nd
Dickon151 06/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Jun/13 Lead O/S
NickJH ?/Jun/13 Lead rpt
with P Stridgen
Hidden 30/May/13 Lead dnf
Danny Crump 20/May/13 Lead
with Richard Vaughan
leeds_belle 19/May/13 Lead dog
petekeron 17/May/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/May/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/May/13 Lead O/S
keithlambley 06/May/13 Lead O/S
with John T
Kirill 06/May/13 Lead O/S
cem 06/May/13 Lead rpt
Hidden 30/Apr/13 Lead
Hidden 17/Feb/13 Lead O/S
Timo Austino 17/Feb/13 Lead
with Dave Bart
greenroom 17/Feb/13 Lead
Leedearden ??/2013 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Oct/12 -
oread 06/Oct/12 Lead O/S
r_o_b_h2 04/Oct/12 Lead O/S
with Tom Woodstone
Hidden 04/Oct/12 Lead rpt
woodsy 23/Sep/12 Lead
JanBella 19/Sep/12 Lead β
embob 09/Sep/12 Lead

Fantastic moves, loved it.

with Alex
Hidden 09/Sep/12 Lead
Hidden 08/Sep/12 Lead
Hidden 26/Aug/12 Lead O/S
efrance24234 12/Aug/12 Lead O/S
john morrissey 12/Aug/12 -
with Tim Bertenshaw
Hidden 12/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Aug/12 Lead rpt
monkeyman79 08/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with David Edmondson
Hidden 05/Aug/12 Lead dnf
andy gittins ?/Aug/12 2nd
with M Dawes
Mike Hargreaves ?/Aug/12 AltLd
with Ben Dowman
Hidden 21/Jul/12 Lead
Hidden 14/Jul/12 Lead
adamjeffs 18/Jun/12 Lead O/S
joeflan 23/May/12 Lead O/S
Maz J 09/May/12 Lead
Paul Figg 05/May/12 Lead
Andy Chambers 03/May/12 Lead O/S
with Ken Forsyth
markfairbank 28/Apr/12 Lead rpt
with Harry Middleton, Ray Sharples
lcullum7 20/Apr/12 2nd O/S
D Tempest 15/Apr/12 Lead
Dave Musgrove 22/Mar/12 Lead rpt
with Ken Sugget, Bob Larkin
Charlie Zephyr Booth 18/Mar/12 Lead
with alan greig
cem 17/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with John Evans, Brad Jackson
Siderunner 17/Mar/12 Lead dog

Went too direct; top-roped to retrieve gear after K hurt her back.

with Kirsten
Hidden 19/Feb/12 Lead
Hidden 19/Feb/12 Lead O/S
g1m147 ??/2012 Lead O/S
with Mick.
greenroom 13/Nov/11 Lead O/S

Hugely overrated.

with Matt F
Hidden 07/Nov/11 Lead O/S
markfairbank 05/Nov/11 Lead O/S
with Paul Sheehan, Mick D
Hidden 28/Oct/11 Lead
matty123 22/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Tom Keaveny 22/Oct/11 Lead O/S
tmawer 01/Oct/11 2nd
with Jaime Robertson
Peter Smith 01/Oct/11 Lead rpt
with Mick Leather
lithos 25/Sep/11 Lead

nice climbing

with ali
pebbles 25/Sep/11 Lead dog

rested twice more for mental recomposure than tiredness ;-D. very nice route

with jenny tweedy
Hidden 25/Sep/11 Lead
timmsy 04/Sep/11 Lead β
with Neil
tech 17/Aug/11 Lead O/S

Good but not the best of it's grade even at this crag. For this look a few routes to the left.

lojant 31/Jul/11 Lead β
with Pawel Gregorczyk
DaveHo 25/Jul/11 Lead O/S

Excellent route, enjoyed this greatly.

with Janet
tomjagger 25/Jul/11 Lead
with Luke Dyer
Hidden 25/Jul/11 Lead
steven 24/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Ade
Hidden 24/Jul/11 2nd O/S
LardClimber 09/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Nic Dynes
Hidden 03/Jul/11 2nd
uphillnow 28/Jun/11 Lead
with trever Good
Hidden 26/Jun/11 Lead
Peter Smith 19/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Steve Simpson, Mick Leather
Hidden 15/Jun/11 Lead
Hidden 09/Jun/11 Lead
ChrisB.19 09/Jun/11 TR
with Anne, George
Nigel Bond 09/Jun/11 2nd
with Anne Daykin, Bern Hardman
FrankEd 04/Jun/11 Lead
Hidden 04/Jun/11 Lead O/S
joeflan 31/May/11 Lead dog
Hidden 25/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Mattyk 23/Apr/11 Lead O/S

Brilliant moves up the flake

with Wilky
Tim W 23/Apr/11 Lead O/S
D Tempest 09/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Apr/11 Lead O/S
pearson9596 ?/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Jan/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Jan/11 Lead
Hidden ??/2011 -
stevorobs3 ??/2011 Lead O/S
djromberg ??/2011 -
KevB 21/Nov/10 Lead
Hidden 24/Oct/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Oct/10 2nd dog
Dave Musgrove 17/Oct/10 Lead rpt
with Paul Farrish
Bob 17/Oct/10 Lead rpt
with S. Harry
Bex_M 17/Oct/10 TR
with Duncan Dunbar
mountain man ed 09/Oct/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Sep/10 Lead rpt
BicepAndrews 11/Sep/10 Lead O/S
selman 10/Sep/10 Lead β
with James Andrews
samrad 01/Sep/10 Lead O/S
with david (bro)
AlistairB 31/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Lisa
LisaA 31/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Lizzie, Alistair
Karlos 30/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Ben
oooeese 16/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with stvey
tmawer 14/Aug/10 Lead rpt
with Paul
Bob 01/Aug/10 Lead rpt
with S. Harry
tmawer 31/Jul/10 Lead rpt
with andrea
Hidden 31/Jul/10 Lead
morganator 25/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Stan Halstead
Vikki Bassek 06/Jul/10 TR dog
with Keith Roberts
Hidden 25/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Jun/10 2nd O/S
the_keef 20/Jun/10 2nd β

Failed the lead (partly due to injured arm) and followed up. Crux is between bolts 3 and 4 after that it's steady. Really nice climb. Will be back for the clean lead.

garburn 17/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Laura
Conan 15/Jun/10 Lead
with Chris Michalak
Hidden 05/Jun/10 Lead O/S
gb05 05/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Rob Brown
ollyroberts 28/May/10 Lead O/S
with Ben
riven 24/May/10 Lead O/S
Chriswallis2 24/May/10 Lead O/S
with Joe
Andrew1 21/May/10 Lead O/S
with Hulda
Hidden 21/May/10 Lead O/S
Jonathan Lagoe - UKC 18/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Pete Whillance
Bob 10/Apr/10 Lead rpt
with G. Macauley
Mowglee 27/Mar/10 Lead dog

Had to rest to regain feeling in my fingers. Would be easy in positive temperatures!

with Ali
chris_j_s 20/Sep/09 Lead O/S
Simon Rackley ?/Sep/09 Lead O/S

really nice climbing all the waY

with tracey baldwin
Hidden 08/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Jul/09 Lead O/S
Ben1983 28/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Bob 31/May/09 Lead O/S
with G. Macauley
Hidden 31/May/09 Lead O/S
AshWall 29/May/09 Lead O/S

Fantastic feeling at the end+ the view. Pfouah!

with Norman Wilkinson
Sue Underwood 26/May/09 TR dnf
clive-greenwood 10/May/09 Lead O/S
with James Rowe
Rachel Somerville 02/May/09 Lead O/S
Bulls Crack ?/May/09 Lead O/S
with Simon D
Hidden 26/Apr/09 Lead rpt
climbingpixie 26/Apr/09 Lead O/S

Awesome route

with Andy Hobson
Leelogs 25/Apr/09 Lead
with Chris
Tom Phillips 20/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with karl
mbambi 21/Mar/09 Lead O/S
ianburton 15/Mar/09 Lead
Adamec Jan ??/2009 Lead
with Hanka
Seymore Butt ??/2009 -
andy gittins ??/2009 -
Hidden ??/2009 -
GPN 28/Dec/08 Lead O/S
with Annette
net 28/Dec/08 2nd
with George
Hidden 11/Oct/08 2nd
Hidden 20/Sep/08 Lead rpt
Hidden 14/Sep/08 Lead
Dave Foster ?/Sep/08 Lead O/S

Nice climb. Good length and quality all the way. Make sure to go left at the top as it wanders off a bit towards the chain.

with Ian
robert10507 30/Aug/08 2nd O/S
maria85 24/Aug/08 Lead O/S

First 6a+ :) Awesome flakes, loved it

with Stef
RedFox 24/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with Maria
stimpey 17/Aug/08 2nd O/S
with Pete
petegunn 17/Aug/08 Lead
Hidden 10/Aug/08 Lead O/S
Shaw Brown 03/Aug/08 Lead
with Loz
Hidden 03/Aug/08 Lead O/S
Booey 27/Jul/08 2nd
Abi Chard 24/Jul/08 Lead O/S
with Carol P
dazbarker 23/Jul/08 Lead O/S
with Howie
ian d f ?/Jul/08 Lead O/S
with Mark
markfromstoke ?/Jul/08 Lead
with Ian
daveclarke5 29/Jun/08 TR
with Andy
Claire S-J ?/May/08 Lead
duzinga 16/Apr/08 Lead dog

took a rest

with Pete
Hidden 16/Apr/08 2nd
Hidden 09/Feb/08 -
gonzo_ls9 ??/2008 -
petegunn ??/2008 Lead
Hidden 23/Sep/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Sep/07 TR O/S
petegunn 14/Sep/07 TR
with Davina
Dave Westby 19/Jul/07 2nd
with Tony Hulme
Hidden 15/Jul/07 Lead O/S
Jack00 10/Jul/07 Lead O/S
with Dan Short
Tom Phillips 08/Jun/07 Lead rpt
with julian
khawk ?/May/07 Lead
with WH
khawk ?/May/07 Lead
with WH
furry 08/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Alex Young
spacey 31/Mar/07 Lead O/S
Stephen Roberts 24/Mar/07 Lead O/S
with Les Jennings and Pete Trewin
butterworthtom 08/Mar/07 Lead O/S
with Dan
datoon ??/2007 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Oct/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Oct/06 Lead
Graham Iles 24/Sep/06 Lead rpt
Tom Phillips 17/Sep/06 Lead rpt
with leo
Hidden 26/Aug/06 Lead
Tom Phillips 06/Aug/06 Lead rpt
with John
K Wall 29/Jul/06 Lead
rilem 20/Jul/06 2nd
with Rog S
reg_measures 02/Jul/06 Lead O/S
with timmy elson
Tom Phillips 29/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with martyn
Hidden 04/Jun/06 Lead rpt
Hidden 28/May/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/May/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Apr/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Sep/05 -
mattnuttall 09/Aug/05 Lead O/S
with Jamie Cassidy, Ian Vickers
Hidden 06/Aug/05 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Jul/05 Lead O/S
Brown 25/Jul/05 Lead RP
Hidden 24/Jul/05 Lead
Hidden ?/Jul/05 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Jun/05 TR O/S
WB 18/Jun/05 Lead O/S
with Jim
Hidden 01/May/05 Lead O/S
Nick Beckett ??/2005 Lead
with Mark Barret
Phill Mitch ??/2005 Lead O/S
with gritstone club
Hammy 28/Aug/04 Lead
with Joe Gittens
Hidden 28/Aug/04 2nd
Mark A Humphries 29/Jun/04 Lead O/S
with gary wood
Hidden ??/2004 Lead O/S
sdht ??/2004 -
Hidden ??/2004 Lead
Hidden 29/Oct/03 Lead O/S
Dave Musgrove ?/Oct/03 Lead
Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
NeilOMalley, Hidden, Hidden, alexyoung
Voting
High 6b
Mid 6b
Low 6b
High 6a+
Mid 6a+
Low 6a+
High 6a
Mid 6a
Low 6a
Votes cast 57
Votes cast 58
Style of ascent
Lead
Followed
Toproped
Alt Leads
Not Set
Onsighted
Repeated
Dogged
Flashed (β)
DNF
Redpoint
Not Set