140m, 5 pitches.

Rockfax Description
E2. Start 5m left of the right edge of the wall.
1) 5+, 25m. Climb the overhanging crack and then move left across the wall to the base of a groove. Up this to the overlap and pull right into the groove above. Follow this to a good ledge on the left. Bolt belay.
2) 5+, 25m. Climb the groove into the first cave. Pull over this and continue up the groove to belay in a second cave.
3) 5, 25m. Follow the groove to the top of the tower, bolt belay.
4) 6a, 20m. The steep groove to the top of the pillar, bolt belay.
5) 6b, 45m. Climb to the roof and move up and left (two threads) then tackle the wall above to the top. © Rockfax

FA. R.Edwards, S.O'Rouke and ‘Patty’ 1997. Pitches 1 to 3 had previously been climbed by some local climbers.


ClimberDateStyle
superturbo 15/Nov/15 Lead dnf

Alt lead up to pitch 6 of 9 (in the guidebook)

Joughton 18/Feb/13 AltLd O/S

Actually quite a serious trad route, with loose rock and unreliable pro, E3 probably. Great route though, would be a classic in Britain.

Hidden 03/Jan/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Dec/12 AltLd
richsmithinbristol 09/Apr/12 AltLd O/S

P1,3,5 led

nige 03/Apr/12 AltLd

HVS 5b, E1 5b, HVS 5a, E2 5b, E2 5c. Two long abseils to the base on 60m ropes.

with mark hounslea
ldadams ?/Mar/10 2nd
with George Frost, Mark Chaplin
Hidden 02/Feb/04 AltLd O/S
Hidden 04/Dec/02 2nd O/S
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