Rockfax Description
The last of the clutch of corners is a narrow affair and it joins Urchin higher up. © Rockfax

J Williams 22/Jul/1978

ClimberDateStyleNotes & Partners
Berwyn85 31/Aug Lead O/S
Paul Hy 06/Aug Lead O/S
Howard J 20/Jun Lead O/S

Apparently I'd not done this before. Surprising.

Fiona Leach
RhysRolfe 07/Jun Lead O/S
RiPomc 06/Jun 2nd
Julie Cooke
JCookie 06/Jun Lead
Adderbury Climber 23/May 2nd O/S
Hidden 23/May Lead O/S
cathymiller 03/May 2nd O/S
matt.stevenson 03/May Lead O/S
Dan Hostford 03/May Lead O/S
mwwhale89 03/May 2nd β
Matt Stevenson, Amy Sears
M_Robinson 03/May Solo O/S
Amy Sears 03/May 2nd
3kidsandanorton 19/Apr Lead
Happeuss 11/Apr 2nd β

Forgot my climbing shoes, started up this one and made excuses to come down. Followed John up, good climb really. Agree with others who are saying it's harder than VDiff. I'd have called it a Severe.

John Venier
mike lawrence? 07/Apr Solo
callumbtaylor 21/Mar 2nd
GainzULMC 21/Mar Lead O/S

First lead on Trad

Hidden 14/Mar -
Hidden 02/Jan Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Dec/14 Lead
Fallow 27/Sep/14 2nd O/S
Trace ?/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Luke Jones 31/Aug/14 2nd
Dervey 25/Aug/14 Lead O/S
nic_nac_doodle 25/Aug/14 2nd
benny_m 23/Aug/14 2nd O/S
Pete, Richard Hemes
Hidden 23/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Aug/14 Lead
Hidden 22/Aug/14 Lead O/S
humptydumpty 16/Aug/14 Lead O/S

Weird spiky rock.

CLyus 16/Aug/14 2nd
Leah H
Hidden 16/Aug/14 Lead
Rob Morgan 29/Jun/14 Lead
KatOstrich 16/Jun/14 2nd
Beth Norman 15/Jun/14 Lead dog
mclancy50 08/Jun/14 Lead O/S
John Harrison 07/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Lizzie B 06/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Jun/14 Lead
Pintsize 01/Jun/14 2nd O/S
Aileen Robertson
daharro 28/May/14 2nd O/S
ScottyD 28/May/14 Lead β
Hidden 03/May/14 Lead O/S
Rog Wilko 21/Apr/14 Lead

Awkward crux for the grade. No easier than neighbouring severes, if you ask me.

Debbie Wilkinson
emmarowe 19/Apr/14 2nd O/S
Tooticki 19/Apr/14 2nd dog
bantamdave 19/Apr/14 2nd O/S
edmitchell 18/Apr/14 Lead O/S
mattpw 18/Apr/14 2nd O/S
Nick Butler
katherinesydney 17/Apr/14 Lead O/S
carla thomas
SamJones974 15/Apr/14 2nd O/S
-restless- 15/Apr/14 Lead O/S
miriamclaire ?/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Cockman 22/Mar/14 Lead O/S
James Weale
Carodashes 09/Mar/14 Lead
partz 09/Mar/14 Solo O/S
joem 09/Mar/14 Solo O/S
guy757 07/Mar/14 -
Hidden 25/Aug/13 2nd
Hidden 24/Aug/13 Lead
EllieWoods 24/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Marcus, Jono
chubbyclimber 24/Aug/13 Lead

Felt it was tough for a VDiff although very easy to protect.

Hidden 24/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Faz86 18/Aug/13 Lead
shelagh23 27/Jul/13 Lead O/S
joe gallacher 06/Jul/13 2nd

VD ! not really for new leaders this one.

Matt Moore
mattrm 06/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Joe Gallacher
TimBoothby 06/Jul/13 Lead O/S

Crux felt tricky for the grade.

steve-grigg 08/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/May/13 2nd
Hidden 25/May/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/May/13 AltLd O/S
gareth swanson 23/May/13 Lead O/S

clear, sunny, cold wind.

ASchwirtz 05/May/13 2nd
Hidden 05/May/13 Lead
Hidden 04/May/13 Lead O/S
Ruth Allan 04/May/13 2nd O/S
useful 04/May/13 Lead
Craig W
useful 04/May/13 2nd rpt

Seconded Craig's first trad lead.

Craig W
Hidden 27/Apr/13 Lead
Hidden 27/Apr/13 Lead
MoWalker3 13/Apr/13 2nd

Long way to drive for a soaked VD!

Neil Henson 13/Apr/13 Lead O/S


Mo Walker
Hidden ?/Mar/13 Lead O/S
Montecore 29/Sep/12 Lead O/S
BenLarby 29/Sep/12 2nd
petersheppard 22/Sep/12 2nd O/S

Bit hard in places for VD.

Marc Rogers
LauraChilterns 16/Sep/12 2nd β
Dominic Turner
londonoring ?/Sep/12 2nd β
mky77 26/Aug/12 2nd
JP78 25/Aug/12 Lead
fizzychewitt 04/Aug/12 Lead
Hidden 04/Aug/12 2nd
Hidden 10/Jun/12 Lead
matjam 09/Jun/12 2nd
chrissloan84 04/Jun/12 2nd O/S
jennym32 04/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Chris1234H 04/Jun/12 2nd
Hidden 02/Jun/12 Lead
suekullai ?/Jun/12 2nd
HIGHTOWER 06/May/12 2nd
Nathan Maxwell, Amanda Gillard
Jams Crwca 11/Apr/12 Solo
Hidden 06/Apr/12 Lead O/S
1979dil 25/Mar/12 2nd O/S
Anta Misina ??/2012 -
Rob_Webster ??/2012 -
Rich Clague 06/Nov/11 Lead
hels bels 01/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Aug/11 Lead O/S
max64 28/Aug/11 Lead O/S
MichJ 28/Aug/11 2nd
Andy Miller
Desi Gillespie 27/Aug/11 2nd
Sophie Foxen, Karl Taylor
Hidden 27/Aug/11 2nd
Hidden 27/Aug/11 Lead
gravity 20/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Steve Gandy
djelkin1992 18/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Aug/11 2nd O/S
mattrm 30/Jul/11 Lead O/S

First climb of the day and I struggled on it as per usual. Downclimbed to the bottom before going back up and finally getting up it.

Joe Gallacher
joe gallacher 30/Jul/11 2nd
Matt Moore
Gregthebadger 02/Jul/11 2nd
Hidden 25/Jun/11 Solo O/S
iforwms 19/Jun/11 2nd O/S
Andy Dennis, James Wood
josephgrimwade 11/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Peter Stollery
MJP 29/May/11 Lead O/S

So managed it, but definitely not v diff. Probably harder than urchin, as more sustained around overhang

ladymuck 29/May/11 2nd O/S
ollieboy ?/May/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Apr/11 Lead
Blurgy319 24/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Lee Wales
prwalker 22/Apr/11 Lead
Ali Hutton
Paul Boggis ??/2011 Lead
stevorobs3 ??/2011 Lead O/S
mwatson ??/2011 -
Hidden 25/Sep/10 2nd O/S
MarkCunnington 29/Aug/10 Solo O/S
John Hayden
DanHB 28/Aug/10 Solo
Hidden 27/Aug/10 2nd
Richard Alderton 27/Aug/10 2nd
NicolaDBA 27/Aug/10 Lead
EllieWoods 27/Aug/10 Lead
Aaron Stephens 07/Aug/10 Lead
Racky123 07/Aug/10 2nd
Ben.De 17/Jul/10 2nd
Steve Foley
Ben.De 17/Jul/10 2nd
Steve Foley
richyclimb 17/Jul/10 Lead
Luke Jones 26/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Adam, Jim
Adam_Jones 26/Jun/10 2nd O/S
Takacs 12/Jun/10 2nd O/S

Tough for grade I thought

Faith Protts
Hidden 12/Jun/10 Lead
Rhydian Evans 02/Jun/10 Lead O/S
rhys edwards
chalk bunny ?/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 30/May/10 Solo O/S
Katya 30/May/10 Solo
dansmonkeytroubles 23/May/10 Lead rpt
Dave Reaney
Ade7 15/May/10 2nd O/S
Paul (ACC)
joe.91 01/May/10 Lead O/S

Climbed in big boots for the crack

merry_tale ?/May/10 -
roblew ?/May/10 Lead
Hidden ?/May/10 Lead
Hidden 02/Apr/10 -
AlistairB 11/Oct/09 Lead O/S
Qisheng Xie
Peter White 30/Aug/09 Lead
Robin Sillen
purplemonkey 29/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Lizard 29/Aug/09 2nd
Tim Roberts
Hidden 30/May/09 2nd
Matthew Edwards 30/May/09 Lead O/S
Ruben Fransen
Mariza Monckton 30/May/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 09/May/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/May/09 Lead O/S
Wil.Hooke 09/May/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/May/09 Lead O/S
enrogue 04/May/09 2nd
James Dugan
Alpandy 02/May/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Apr/09 2nd
Darren_R 12/Apr/09 Lead O/S
fishinwater ?/Apr/09 Lead
dansmonkeytroubles ?/Feb/09 2nd rpt
Dave Reaney
dansmonkeytroubles ?/Jan/09 2nd O/S
Dave Reaney
TomWebber ??/2009 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Nov/08 2nd
jamesh 13/Sep/08 Lead
Emily Price
iskra2000 24/Aug/08 Lead
Clare Downie
daviesp2 02/Aug/08 Lead
Kyle Rance 02/Aug/08 Lead
lindsam 19/Jul/08 -
Jos Style
Steve Hill 29/Jun/08 -
Hidden 29/Jun/08 2nd
Steve Hill 28/Jun/08 Lead O/S
chrisjones199 28/Jun/08 2nd
Steve Kar
chrisjones199 28/Jun/08 2nd O/S
HuwT 07/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Jack Grylls
andy jennings ?/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Allan Young 24/May/08 2nd β

A definite sandbag !

Steve Turner
PhillipG 04/May/08 2nd
Hidden 04/May/08 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/May/08 Lead
Hidden ?/May/08 2nd O/S
grumpyoldjanner 08/Mar/08 Lead O/S
annabel hodges 02/Mar/08 Lead
Jon Bleiker
Trisha Murphy 02/Mar/08 Lead O/S
d_meacher 23/Feb/08 2nd O/S
nmwr 14/Oct/07 Lead O/S
Pete Randall 30/Sep/07 Lead O/S
mol 29/Sep/07 AltLd
Henry Olver
Hidden 27/Aug/07 Lead
Hidden 27/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Aug/07 2nd O/S
davidwright 25/Aug/07 Lead rpt
Hidden 25/Aug/07 2nd
tobydunford 12/Aug/07 Solo O/S
Ben Smith
Rose2 ?/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Richard ?/Aug/07 Lead O/S
plaz 16/Jun/07 Lead
Laurence Everitt 09/Jun/07 Lead O/S
tjw_78 06/May/07 2nd O/S

Faffed in the middle a bit

Hidden 06/May/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/May/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/May/07 2nd
Hidden 05/May/07 2nd
Hidden ?/May/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Apr/07 Lead O/S
Jimbo12c 27/Mar/07 Lead rpt
Mark Walter ?/Mar/07 Lead O/S
Eccentric ?/Mar/07 Lead O/S
hils theaker ??/2007 Lead
janegallwey ??/2007 Solo
Hidden 23/Sep/06 2nd O/S
boynamedsue 16/Sep/06 Lead β

Harder than VD for sure!

boynamedsue 16/Sep/06 Lead
Nix Ward 16/Sep/06 2nd

tricky in the middle! under-graded?

givemetea 22/Aug/06 2nd O/S
Chris Hines
PeteLoveless ?/Aug/06 Lead O/S
atthedropofahat 25/Jun/06 2nd

Hard going carrying a rope and rucksack

Jules_Robbo ?/Jun/06 Lead

Stupid wobble at first sea cliff climb

Matt Davies
Hidden 28/May/06 Lead O/S
localboy 15/Apr/06 Lead O/S
Clare D
Hidden 14/Apr/06 2nd
Hidden ?/Apr/06 Lead O/S
gareth r ?/Mar/06 Lead O/S
hailtryfan ?/Mar/06 Solo
Hidden 29/Jan/06 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2006 Lead O/S
Dave Foster ??/2006 2nd O/S
Hidden ??/2006 Lead
collingwood 17/Sep/05 Lead O/S

confused and climbed this by mistake.

Andrew Gregson
Hidden ?/Sep/05 Lead O/S
localboy 28/Aug/05 Lead
Clare D
Caralynh 21/Aug/05 Lead
Hidden 21/Aug/05 2nd
Hidden 08/Jul/05 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jul/05 Lead
victim of mathematics 30/May/05 Lead O/S
crossdressingrodney 30/May/05 2nd O/S
Cornish Merlin 30/May/05 2nd
Pythonist ??/2005 Solo O/S
Hidden 30/Aug/04 2nd rpt
7ames 29/Aug/04 Lead
Hidden 28/Aug/04 Lead O/S
sara n 24/Jul/04 -
Cheryl Mackway-Jones
Tim W 09/May/04 2nd rpt
colin milton 20/Sep/03 Lead
rosco harris
Hidden ?/Aug/03 Solo O/S
Hidden 31/May/03 Lead
Jen79 ?/Feb/03 Lead
Claire Sheppard
Lev 16/Nov/02 2nd O/S
Zoe Strong
Hammy 29/Jul/02 Solo
sammoore 20/Jul/02 2nd O/S
Newbury College
Nigel R Lewis 29/Jun/02 Lead
John Brayshaw 04/May/02 Lead O/S
Ian Plested
nige pacer ?/May/02 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2002 Lead
MartinN ?/Apr/01 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2001 -
Hidden ??/2001 2nd
Hidden 21/Aug/98 Solo O/S
Jim Brooke 01/Nov/97 Lead
Iain Thow 14/Mar/97 Solo
cornishben ??/1997 Lead O/S
Andy Connor
Hidden 08/Sep/96 Lead rpt
Hidden ??/1996 -
Rog Wilko ?/Oct/95 2nd

mild severe

Debbie Wilkinson
Hidden 16/Jul/94 Lead O/S
mikej 06/Jun/93 TR

With 2 rucksacks

Mike Byles
chris sm 20/Feb/93 Lead O/S
Martin Sime
sims 27/Jun/92 Lead O/S
stokienomad ?/Aug/91 Lead

First sea cliff route.

Dave Mountford
Hidden ?/Aug/90 Lead
Tony Buckley ?/Dec/88 -
Richard Brockman
BigHairyIan 07/Apr/88 Lead O/S
Little Dean (Dean Gibbs)
ChrisJD 09/May/87 Solo
Nigel Coe 28/Aug/83 Lead
Jackie Coe
Gordon Stainforth 27/Aug/83 Solo

Descent. Notable for a tricky fingery traverse.

Dave Williams, Tony --?
rachcrewe ??/0000 Lead
Jamie Nutt
High HVD
High VD
Mid VD
Low VD
High HD
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Votes cast 31
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Style of ascent
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