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[Basillus, 2 kb]16m. Start from the cave. Pull over the roof then climb easier rock to a rugged slab. Up this - sharp and sustained - to a discreet multi-strand lower-off tucked under the overlap. © ROCKFAX

Photo: Basillus © Alex Bryant
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This climb is in 175 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

ade sheffield - 2nd - May/14 with Dave Reeves

ClimberJimmyB - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/14 with Dan Matthewman

Hidden - 06/Apr/14

mark4344 - Lead - 29/Mar/14 with phil

tp45597 - Lead O/S - 20/Jan/14 with gareth

Hidden - TR - 20/Jan/14

Sam-westcott - Lead O/S - Jan/14 with james heney

Andy Chambers - Lead O/S - 13/Dec/13

pimpy - Lead O/S - 03/Dec/13 with Pete A, Graham

islandlynx - Lead - Dec/13 with Amy

Tom Phillips - Lead O/S - 27/Nov/13 with leo

Hidden - 2nd dog - 25/Oct/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Oct/13

Katya - Lead O/S - 19/Oct/13 with Katie

Alex Bryant - Lead O/S - 19/Oct/13 with Rich heard

Rockmonkey1977 - Lead β - 14/Oct/13

hotfeet - Lead O/S - 07/Oct/13 with Mac

Hidden - 2nd - 02/Oct/13

ianjfsutcliffe - Lead rpt - 11/Jun/13 with Cheese

Hidden - Lead - 02/Apr/13

bluenose - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/13

Matt_C9716 - Lead - 31/Mar/13

Adamski1986 - Lead - 28/Mar/13 with J Prescott

JonnoP - Lead O/S - 28/Mar/13 with Adamski1986

Made the start harder than in needed to be, I think, but still not too hard.
gav - Lead O/S - 22/Mar/13 with Dave

Hidden - Lead β - 22/Mar/13

Hidden - TR - 08/Feb/13

Hidden - Lead dog - 06/Feb/13

Hidden - Lead - 16/Jan/13

Hidden - Lead - 22/Dec/12

akhutton88 - 24/Nov/12 with LEO

Rosie Hutchins - 2nd O/S - 07/Oct/12 with Dave Button

jon_gill1 - Lead O/S - 07/Oct/12 with ross garfoot

Nice but committing start
Theantoff - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/12 with Claire Heenan

Darron - Oct/12

Hidden - 2nd β - 22/Apr/12

mdg skidmore - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/12 with joe penfold, clive dean

Rampikino - Lead - 11/Apr/12 with Cat, MMC Various

chri55ie - Lead - 11/Apr/12 with Liam Dunne

Plenty of skin left off this one after an inelegant knee-mantleshelf thing
mike_hough_uk - TR - 11/Apr/12 with MMC

richyg - 07/Apr/12

Sparky!!!3 - Lead O/S - 03/Apr/12

Hidden - TR - 01/Apr/12

Hidden - Apr/12

ravedave1806 - Lead β - Apr/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/12

HKinsella - Lead dog - 31/Mar/12 with Greg jones

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/12

Rich098 - Lead O/S - 14/Feb/12

Hidden - Lead - 06/Jan/12

RobbieT - Lead O/S - 2012

Brilliant fight to get to second bolt then excellent climbing above.
cactuscratch - Lead dog - 2012

Biggo - Lead O/S - 27/Nov/11 with Berta

cem - Lead O/S - 19/Nov/11 with Delphine Strauss

martin one - Lead O/S - 09/Nov/11 with Neil Nand

Tough polished first move.
ElBarto - 2nd O/S - 09/Nov/11 with Martin Lennon

skiswan - Lead - 19/Oct/11

AmandaJG - TR O/S - 18/Oct/11

mark led, anna & i threw shapes stiff start
katherinesydney - 2nd O/S - 15/Oct/11 with anna newberry, mark beecher

Hidden - Lead - 15/Oct/11

AndyFunnell - Lead - 15/Oct/11 with Ugly Kid Jo

Marq - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/11 with Katherine Sydney

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Oct/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/11

bigdrew - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/11 with Garry, Lisa

Andy Chubb - Lead - 21/Apr/11 with Steve Goodman

Mick Cassidy - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/11 with MMC

Hidden - TR - 17/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead dnf - 13/Apr/11

Last Days of Disco - 04/Apr/11

design crisis - Lead O/S - 13/Mar/11 with Tom W

elyben - TR - 24/Feb/11

Chris wilson - Lead - 12/Feb/11 with Alan W, Pete D

Hidden - Lead - 24/Jan/11

Amy Horton - Lead - 01/Jan/11

khmhau - Lead O/S - 01/Jan/11 with Luke Fuggle

Tom Downes - Lead O/S - 01/Jan/11 with Jen Durden

JenDurden - Lead dog - 01/Jan/11 with Tom Downes

Jonathan Emett - Lead O/S - 30/Dec/10 with karen

ianjfsutcliffe - Lead O/S - 20/Dec/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Dec/10

mtom91 - Lead O/S - 06/Nov/10

Jordan Harris - Lead O/S - 26/Oct/10 with Amy, Chris

Hidden - 25/Oct/10

Hidden - Oct/10

lil-chris - Lead O/S - Oct/10 with Eunry-Jordan

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/10

sneaks - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/10 with janey

mol - Lead - 24/May/10 with Jesse

Jesse Dufton - 2nd - 24/May/10 with Molly Thompson

asmith37 - Lead O/S - 08/May/10 with Bex Leigh

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/10

fatbuoybazza - Lead - 28/Apr/10 with liv_the_div

richardlongfils1986 - 27/Apr/10 with ian dalloway, andy simmonds

difficult climb up to cave, easy afterwards
richardlongfils1986 - TR RP - 27/Apr/10 with claire morgan, ian dalloway, andy simmonds

tincann - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/10 with James Lane

james.lane - AltLd O/S - 08/Apr/10 with Tom Cann

An excellent climb. Very strenuous on arms to get first bolt and into the cave. This is where I rested. The rest of the climb is easier and very enjoyable.
samcook - Lead dog - 04/Apr/10 with Chris Roo

Hidden - Lead β - 04/Apr/10

Matt Smith - Lead dog - 27/Mar/10 with Paddy Williams

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Mar/10

great climb interesting start and end.
Tom Downes - Lead O/S - 26/Mar/10 with Joe Premier

mrstarwarsman - 2nd O/S - 26/Mar/10 with matt smith

crimp2climb - Lead O/S - 02/Mar/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - Mar/10

Interesting start with first bolt over the cave
ahaynes - Lead O/S - 12/Feb/10 with Mark Pontin

JWB - Lead O/S - 02/Nov/09 with Charles

Rich Clague - TR - Nov/09

Great move into the cave.
gjd - Lead O/S - 27/Oct/09 with Graeme Seggie

Known locally as Basilius
Dave Lacey - Lead O/S - 26/Oct/09 with jak.kelly

Hidden - Lead rpt - 26/Oct/09

Hidden - Lead dog - 20/Oct/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Oct/09

Basilius - on the rock. Hard start then great rock and features, just too short. Lower off better than Rockfax 2005 suggests. 10/10
krikoman - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/09 with Ash Stevens

The pull over the cave is hard work, but the rest of the climb is a treat
Jeremy Wilton - Lead O/S - Oct/09 with Greg Childs

roc n run - TR - 20/Apr/09 with H & Steve C-W

konna - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/09 with John Roe

John Roe - Lead - 01/Apr/09 with Connor Roe

Noodles - 01/Apr/09 with Ben Cook

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/09

Richard Fox - 27/Feb/09

tapley - Lead - 23/Feb/09 with Alison Tapley

net - Lead - 31/Jan/09 with Ellie

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Dec/08

Hidden - Lead - Dec/08

Ewan Richards - Lead O/S - Dec/08 with Tara+Caroline

RCrockford - Lead O/S - 25/Nov/08 with Andy G, Andy C

LeighAdams - Lead - 13/Nov/08 with Eddie Banks

Rachel Somerville - Lead O/S - 20/Oct/08 with Gaz & Kyle

Hidden - Lead - 18/Oct/08

Hidden - Lead - 18/Oct/08

Ken Taylor - TR - 19/Apr/08 with Chris Michalak, Conan Harod

jl - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/08 with A School Group

pennyb - TR O/S - 12/Apr/08 with A School Group (with Jon)

ChrisBrooke - TR - 01/Apr/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/08

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/Mar/08

bpmclimb - Lead O/S - 12/Feb/08 with Clare

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Jan/08

CarolineH - Lead rpt - 03/Jan/08 with Neil

Hidden - 29/Dec/07

TonyP - Lead O/S - 13/Dec/07 with M Green

shameless - Lead - 08/Dec/07 with fi

Matt Bill Platypus - Lead O/S - 08/Dec/07 with The Gap

Jules 210681 - Lead - 15/Nov/07

ian_tintin - TR - 13/Nov/07 with Sally Brown

dazbarker - TR O/S - 22/Oct/07 with Paul

Paul/Ang
FrankKeogh - TR O/S - 22/Oct/07 with Paul Morse

PhilR - Lead - 17/Oct/07 with Wayne

Mother Simon - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/07 with Esther Wharf

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/07

prawn - 2nd - Jun/07 with Graham

brilliant route- the start was hard for little wimpy short me but wow! its a bit of a head f*** relying on the wierd "holds" on the upper slab
gilldando - 25/Apr/07 with Mike

Katex - Lead O/S - 25/Mar/07 with Simon Edwards

mark4344 - Lead O/S - 18/Mar/07 with Nick Coles

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Mar/07

SteveM - Lead O/S - 29/Dec/06 with Corky

Hidden - TR dog - 28/Dec/06

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 19/Dec/06

Dhonny_Jaws - Lead O/S - 19/Dec/06 with Andrew Porter, Michael Porter

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Nov/06

Zoomer - Lead - 15/Nov/06 with A Student

Hidden - Lead - 31/Oct/06

CJE - Lead O/S - 26/Oct/06 with Richard Merrell

The Bad Cough - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/06 with John Nesbitt

Captain Solo - Lead - 29/Apr/06 with Karen

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Apr/06

On trad gear, for a giggle.
alaan - Lead O/S - Apr/06 with Eurydice

Hidden - Apr/06

TiffTiff - Lead O/S - 02/Jan/06

Hopevalleypaul - 2nd - 20/Dec/05 with Gareth W

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Nov/05

Nice climbing. Easily my fav route of the day.
Dax - Lead O/S - 20/Oct/05

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Mar/05

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Style of ascent

Lead129 of 175 (73.7%)
Followed14 of 175 (8.0%)
Toproped17 of 175 (9.7%)
Alt Leads1 of 175 (0.6%)
Unknown14 of 175 (8.0%)

'Climbed'63 of 175 (36.0%)
clean O/S93 of 175 (53.1%)
clean β5 of 175 (2.9%)
clean rpt3 of 175 (1.7%)
clean RP1 of 175 (0.6%)
dogged9 of 175 (5.1%)
dnf1 of 175 (0.6%)