24m.

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


ClimberDateStyle
NeilHowarth 07/Nov/15 2nd O/S
jesstx 30/Oct/15 TR O/S
mlcumberlidge 17/Oct/15 2nd
with Dave Spooner
Berwyn85 31/Aug/15 Lead O/S
eduardo 25/Aug/15 Lead O/S

A day of much rain and a terminally ill car, managed to actually get a route done!

with lout
Paul Hy 06/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with Dee
Howard J 20/Jun/15 Lead O/S

Apparently I'd not done this before. Surprising.

with Fiona Leach
RhysRolfe 07/Jun/15 Lead O/S
RiPomc 06/Jun/15 2nd
with Julie Cooke
JCookie 06/Jun/15 Lead
Adderbury Climber 23/May/15 2nd O/S
with Will
Hidden 23/May/15 Lead O/S
cathymiller 03/May/15 2nd O/S
with Rajni
matt.stevenson 03/May/15 Lead O/S
Dan Hostford 03/May/15 Lead O/S
mwwhale89 03/May/15 2nd β
with Matt Stevenson, Amy Sears
M_Robinson 03/May/15 Solo O/S
Amy Sears 03/May/15 2nd
3kidsandanorton 19/Apr/15 Lead
with Kay
Happeuss 11/Apr/15 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.

with John Venier
mike lawrence? 07/Apr/15 Solo
callumbtaylor 21/Mar/15 2nd
GainzULMC 21/Mar/15 Lead O/S

First lead on Trad

Hidden 14/Mar/15 -
Hidden 02/Jan/15 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
with Nicola
nic_nac_doodle 25/Aug/14 2nd
with Liam
benny_m 23/Aug/14 2nd O/S
with 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
with Leah H
Hidden 16/Aug/14 Lead
Ezra_Byrne ?/Jul/14 2nd O/S
Rob Morgan 29/Jun/14 Lead
KatOstrich 16/Jun/14 2nd
with Beth
Beth Norman 15/Jun/14 Lead dog
mclancy50 08/Jun/14 Lead O/S
emmahanlon 08/Jun/14 2nd
John Harrison 07/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Lizzie B 06/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with UBMC
Hidden 01/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Jun/14 Lead
Pintsize 01/Jun/14 2nd O/S
with 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.

with Debbie Wilkinson
emmarowe 19/Apr/14 2nd O/S
Dorte 19/Apr/14 2nd dog
with Nick E.
bantamdave 19/Apr/14 2nd O/S
with Simon
edmitchell 18/Apr/14 Lead O/S
mattpw 18/Apr/14 2nd O/S
with Nick Butler
katherinesydney 17/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with 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
with 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
with 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.

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

Crux felt tricky for the grade.

with Becky
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
with Craig W
useful 04/May/13 2nd rpt

Seconded Craig's first trad lead.

with 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

Wet!

with 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.

with Marc Rogers
LauraChilterns 16/Sep/12 2nd β
with Dominic Turner
londonoring ?/Sep/12 2nd β
mky77 26/Aug/12 2nd
JP78 25/Aug/12 Lead
fizzychewitt 04/Aug/12 Lead
with Jayne
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
with 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
with David
MichJ 28/Aug/11 2nd
with Andy Miller
Desi Gillespie 27/Aug/11 2nd
with Sophie Foxen, Karl Taylor
Hidden 27/Aug/11 2nd
Hidden 27/Aug/11 Lead
gravity 20/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with 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.

with Joe Gallacher
joe gallacher 30/Jul/11 2nd
with Matt Moore
Gregthebadger 02/Jul/11 2nd
Hidden 25/Jun/11 Solo O/S
iforwms 19/Jun/11 2nd O/S
with Andy Dennis, James Wood
josephgrimwade 11/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with 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
with Lee Wales
prwalker 22/Apr/11 Lead
with 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
with John Hayden
DanHB 28/Aug/10 Solo
Hidden 27/Aug/10 2nd
Richard Alderton 27/Aug/10 2nd
with Ellie
NicolaDBA 27/Aug/10 Lead
with JB
EllieWoods 27/Aug/10 Lead
with Rich
Aaron Stephens 07/Aug/10 Lead
Racky123 07/Aug/10 2nd
Ben.De 17/Jul/10 2nd
with Steve Foley
Ben.De 17/Jul/10 2nd
with Steve Foley
richyclimb 17/Jul/10 Lead
Luke Jones 26/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Adam, Jim
Adam_Jones 26/Jun/10 2nd O/S
Takacs 12/Jun/10 2nd O/S

Tough for grade I thought

with Faith Protts
Hidden 12/Jun/10 Lead
Rhydian Evans 02/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with rhys edwards
chalk bunny ?/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Howard
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 30/May/10 Solo O/S
Katya 30/May/10 Solo
dansmonkeytroubles 23/May/10 Lead rpt
with Dave Reaney
Ade7 15/May/10 2nd O/S
with 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
with Qisheng Xie
Peter White 30/Aug/09 Lead
with Robin Sillen
purplemonkey 29/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Lizard 29/Aug/09 2nd
with Tim Roberts
Hidden 30/May/09 2nd
Matthew Edwards 30/May/09 Lead O/S
with 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
with James Dugan
Alpandy 02/May/09 Lead O/S
with Rob
Hidden 13/Apr/09 2nd
Darren_R 12/Apr/09 Lead O/S
fishinwater ?/Apr/09 Lead
with Mark
dansmonkeytroubles ?/Feb/09 2nd rpt
with Dave Reaney
dansmonkeytroubles ?/Jan/09 2nd O/S
with Dave Reaney
TomWebber ??/2009 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Nov/08 2nd
jamesh 13/Sep/08 Lead
with Emily Price
iskra2000 24/Aug/08 Lead
with Clare Downie
daviesp2 02/Aug/08 Lead
Kyle Rance 02/Aug/08 Lead
lindsam 19/Jul/08 -
with 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
with Steve Kar
chrisjones199 28/Jun/08 2nd O/S
HuwT 07/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Jack Grylls
andy jennings ?/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Momber
Nobster ?/Jun/08 Lead
Allan Young 24/May/08 2nd β

A definite sandbag !

with Steve Turner
PhillipG 04/May/08 2nd
with Roger
Hidden 04/May/08 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/May/08 Lead
Hidden ?/May/08 2nd O/S
grumpyoldjanner 08/Mar/08 Lead O/S
with Xavier
annabel hodges 02/Mar/08 Lead
with 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
with Scott
Pete Randall 30/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with Jamie
mol 29/Sep/07 AltLd
with 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
with Ben Smith
Rose2 ?/Aug/07 Lead O/S
with Bott
Richard ?/Aug/07 Lead O/S
with Carrie
plaz 16/Jun/07 Lead
with Mat
Laurence Everitt 09/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with Tommy B
tjw_78 06/May/07 2nd O/S

Faffed in the middle a bit

with Phil
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
with matt
Mark Walter ?/Mar/07 Lead O/S
Eccentric ?/Mar/07 Lead O/S
with Bunchuk
hils theaker ??/2007 Lead
with Sophie
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
with Chris Hines
PeteLoveless ?/Aug/06 Lead O/S
atthedropofahat 25/Jun/06 2nd

Hard going carrying a rope and rucksack

with Mike
Jules_Robbo ?/Jun/06 Lead

Stupid wobble at first sea cliff climb

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

confused and climbed this by mistake.

with Andrew Gregson
Hidden ?/Sep/05 Lead O/S
localboy 28/Aug/05 Lead
with 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 -
with Cheryl Mackway-Jones
Tim W 09/May/04 2nd rpt
colin milton 20/Sep/03 Lead
with rosco harris
Hidden ?/Aug/03 Solo O/S
Hidden 31/May/03 Lead
Jen79 ?/Feb/03 Lead
with Claire Sheppard
Lev 16/Nov/02 2nd O/S
with Zoe Strong
Hammy 29/Jul/02 Solo
sammoore 20/Jul/02 2nd O/S
with Newbury College
Nigel R Lewis 29/Jun/02 Lead
John Brayshaw 04/May/02 Lead O/S
with 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
with Andy Connor
Hidden 08/Sep/96 Lead rpt
Hidden ??/1996 -
Rog Wilko ?/Oct/95 2nd

mild severe

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

With 2 rucksacks

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

First sea cliff route.

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

Descent. Notable for a tricky fingery traverse.

with Dave Williams, Tony --?
rachcrewe ??/0000 Lead
with Jamie Nutt
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Style of ascent
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