Rockfax Description
The corner with a cave below and right of it is quite tough for the grade but the gear is good. © Rockfax

D Parsons 29/Jul/1978

Ticklists: Pembroke VDiff-HVS.

ray2k 05/Aug Lead
with Christine
gobbledigook 31/Jul 2nd O/S

Felt stiff for the grade, the step around the overhang at the top is the crux, but with plenty of good gear

Hidden 23/Jul 2nd
murphyjoanna 05/Jul Lead O/S
with Jenni Lees
ADConway 20/Jun 2nd O/S
joeramsay 05/Jun Lead O/S
with UBMC, Abi Alsop, Maggie Knight
UBMC 05/Jun 2nd
Hidden 29/May Lead
KBerggren 29/May 2nd
WillAndrew 28/May Solo O/S
steve_gibbs 28/May Solo O/S
Neil Henson 21/May 2nd rpt
with Mark Collins
Mark Collins 21/May Lead O/S
with Neil Henson
Harry Padley 01/May Lead O/S
RebeccaPickles 30/Apr Lead
Sara DG 30/Apr 2nd O/S
with Hamish Legge
lceman 28/Mar Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Mar 2nd O/S
mila.and 28/Feb 2nd
with Rob
meanderthal ?/Feb AltLd
Hidden ??/2016 -
NeilHowarth 07/Nov/15 Lead O/S
arthur_de_briton 20/Sep/15 2nd
with cat mckenna
Hidden 05/Sep/15 2nd
tom bre 17/Aug/15 Lead O/S

Felt hard for the grade, harder than Urchin

with ben
Paul Hy 08/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with Sally
Hidden 01/Aug/15 Lead O/S
Hexman 01/Aug/15 2nd
with Patrick English
Bisto15 01/Aug/15 TR O/S

First experience of sea cliff climbing, fantastic environment.

tom0129 19/Jul/15 Lead O/S
stpauliblade 19/Jul/15 2nd
ayuplass 18/Jul/15 2nd
with Mette
r.greaves 13/Jul/15 2nd
with rich sanford
Howard J 20/Jun/15 Lead rpt
with Fiona Leach
Win-yei 07/Jun/15 2nd
with Rob
Rob Morgan 07/Jun/15 Lead
with Win-yei
jammy4536 06/Jun/15 Lead O/S
gingerbex 06/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Nick Eaton
RiPomc 06/Jun/15 2nd
with Julie Cooke
paulerussell 06/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Chiara
JCookie 06/Jun/15 Lead

Bit of an awkward move near the top out.

Hidden 06/Jun/15 Lead O/S
clairepagan 06/Jun/15 2nd dog
Hidden 25/May/15 2nd
watson.b 24/May/15 Lead O/S
garyb1442 24/May/15 2nd O/S
Benjaminblanc 24/May/15 Lead O/S

With Mike Rigby

sara n 24/May/15 Lead O/S
with Karl Blanchet
partz 23/May/15 2nd O/S
Hidden 23/May/15 Lead O/S
Adderbury Climber 23/May/15 2nd O/S
with Will
Hidden 23/May/15 Lead O/S
Neil Henson 23/May/15 2nd
with Jon
Hidden 03/May/15 Lead O/S
paulwaterhouse 03/May/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/May/15 2nd
Hidden 03/May/15 Lead O/S
3kidsandanorton 19/Apr/15 Lead
with Kay
Tim W 22/Mar/15 Lead rpt
with Gemma Lockwood
r.greaves 27/Sep/14 2nd
with Ian smith
katiep 12/Sep/14 2nd O/S
with Callan
daharro 06/Sep/14 Lead
with Scotty Davies
EllieWoods 24/Aug/14 2nd O/S
with Rich
Richard Alderton 24/Aug/14 Lead
with Ellie
benny_m 23/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Pete, Richard Hemes
Jim Malo 23/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Martina
bpw666 23/Aug/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 22/Aug/14 2nd O/S
stevelismore 22/Aug/14 Lead
youwillfindjimbo 21/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Jess
CLyus 16/Aug/14 2nd
with Leah H
Hidden 16/Aug/14 Lead
Hidden 03/Aug/14 -
Neil Watson 27/Jul/14 Lead rpt
KatOstrich 16/Jun/14 2nd
with Beth
Hidden 15/Jun/14 2nd O/S
mclancy50 08/Jun/14 Lead O/S
emmahanlon 08/Jun/14 2nd
HazelMacLean 07/Jun/14 Lead O/S
John Harrison 07/Jun/14 Lead O/S
wilchivs 03/May/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/May/14 2nd
ASchwirtz 03/May/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 03/May/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/May/14 Lead O/S
pog100 20/Apr/14 Lead

Actually started up the S to the left but poured with rain in the middle so diverted into the VDiff

with Cath Walton
Twisty 18/Apr/14 Lead rpt
with Greg Slee, Phil Baxter
SamJones974 15/Apr/14 2nd O/S
-restless- 15/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Cockman 22/Mar/14 Lead O/S
with James Weale
joem 09/Mar/14 Lead O/S
guy757 07/Mar/14 -
john. e.r 08/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with spencer
Neil Watson 26/Aug/13 Lead O/S

Missed the step out on the top and made it difficult for myself by going up the overhang.

bsparky 26/Aug/13 2nd
with Matt Holman, Ralph Ranford
TomCooksey 25/Aug/13 Lead dnf

Last route of the trip. Felt pretty sustained and started sweating, then started to get a little pumped. Escaped left onto Fel Gwyr in the end. :-(

Hidden 24/Aug/13 Lead
mky77 24/Aug/13 2nd
beksch 24/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Arul Umapathy
Martin Bagshaw 24/Aug/13 Solo O/S
Mrabey 24/Aug/13 Lead O/S
edjenkins 18/Aug/13 2nd
albt 10/Aug/13 2nd O/S
m675bowsl 08/Aug/13 Lead O/S
SianD 08/Aug/13 2nd
Amber Chaloner 07/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Hayley Graham
TimBoothby 06/Jul/13 Lead O/S

Look out for the foothold out to the left on the overhang.

with Becky
joe gallacher 06/Jul/13 Lead

Nice warm up route .

with Matt Moore
mattrm 06/Jul/13 2nd O/S
with Joe Gallacher
dpiddock 06/Jul/13 Lead O/S
David Walker 06/Jul/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 01/Jun/13 Solo O/S
Hidden 01/Jun/13 2nd
Hidden 25/May/13 Lead
gareth swanson 23/May/13 Lead O/S

clear, sunny, cold wind.

Hidden 06/May/13 2nd
Ruth Allan 06/May/13 Lead β
Ruth Allan 05/May/13 2nd O/S

Harder of the vdiffs. Cheeky move at the top requiring a good wide stance to get over the bulge.

Hidden 05/May/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/May/13 Lead O/S
useful 04/May/13 Lead
with Craig W
Natalyaaa 04/May/13 Lead O/S

Hard for the grade. Overhang was a bit tricky for the short...wide stance needed! Nothing special.

with katy huett
danwilliams99 04/May/13 Lead O/S
SPD224 04/May/13 Lead
Hidden 04/May/13 2nd
cvsephton 03/May/13 2nd
with Rob
luke glaister 17/Feb/13 2nd rpt
casey johns 17/Feb/13 Lead rpt
Swsloper 04/Feb/13 Lead O/S
Tomber 13/Oct/12 Solo O/S

Quick way back up

petersheppard 22/Sep/12 Lead O/S

There's a reason it's called Forgotten... it should be!!

with Marc Rogers
SteveM 22/Sep/12 2nd
with Kat
kitkat78 22/Sep/12 Lead
with SteveM
Alister123 13/Sep/12 Lead O/S
pete87abs 12/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Rich Wain-Hobson
londonoring ?/Sep/12 2nd
Elliott90 ?/Sep/12 Lead
mky77 26/Aug/12 2nd
Hidden 25/Aug/12 Lead O/S
JP78 25/Aug/12 2nd
Hidden 25/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Half Pint Lizz 23/Aug/12 Lead

Panicked and diverted onto route next-door. Possibly the most scared I've ever been.

Hidden 22/Aug/12 TR
Giles Davis 06/Aug/12 Lead rpt
Mossie Davis 06/Aug/12 2nd O/S
Hidden ?/Aug/12 -
luke glaister 15/Jul/12 Lead O/S

I must start to respect the grades more. was quite tricky but the gear is good.

casey johns 15/Jul/12 2nd O/S
Brian Moseley 24/Jun/12 Lead O/S
AntieJ 23/Jun/12 Lead O/S
thedatastream 23/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Jun/12 Lead
Hidden 09/Jun/12 Lead O/S
matjam 09/Jun/12 2nd
robinmuzette 05/Jun/12 2nd O/S
with Will Chapman
chappers909 05/Jun/12 Lead O/S

Probably a Severe, even 4a. Nails for vdiff

Chris1234H 04/Jun/12 2nd
36chambers 03/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Louise Hall 03/Jun/12 2nd O/S
Coops_13 03/Jun/12 Lead O/S

Nails for VDiff!

with James
Hidden 03/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Jun/12 2nd
Vicky T 24/May/12 Lead rpt

Pembroke GUCC summer trip

with Ollie Lancett
erbridger 21/May/12 Lead
HIGHTOWER 06/May/12 2nd
with Nathan Maxwell, Amanda Gillard
Rob84 06/May/12 2nd O/S
with Beth Oates
ollieboy ?/May/12 Lead
with Vicky Taylor
s.c.white 28/Apr/12 -
with Alessio Tait, Lauren Wallis
Jams Crwca 11/Apr/12 Solo
Hidden 06/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Apr/12 Lead O/S
1979dil 25/Mar/12 2nd
Hidden 03/Mar/12 2nd
JamesColeman ?/Mar/12 TR O/S

top rope solo

riff156 25/Feb/12 Lead O/S
with Jo Smith
Anta Misina ??/2012 -
Fiona McFarlane ??/2012 2nd
with Lizz Paley
Rob_Webster ??/2012 -
Jams Crwca ?/Dec/11 Lead O/S
with Martin
stephenarnold 06/Nov/11 2nd O/S
with Chris Mifsud
ill_bill 16/Oct/11 Lead
hels bels 01/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Richard Alderton 31/Aug/11 -
with Jonno, Ellie
PaulTanton 30/Aug/11 2nd O/S
with Anita Grey
Hidden 28/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Aug/11 2nd
max64 28/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with David
Desi Gillespie 27/Aug/11 2nd
canis cibo 27/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with hedley
Hedley 27/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Doug Flute
Hidden 27/Aug/11 2nd O/S
KieranT 27/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Desi Gillespie
djelkin1992 18/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Menna Pritchard 14/Aug/11 Lead O/S

Route to introduce brother and gf to outdoor/lead climbing. Great protection.

Mark Dennison 10/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Dawn
mattrm 30/Jul/11 Lead O/S

Lovely bridging moves again felt stiff for the grade.

with Joe Gallacher
joe gallacher 30/Jul/11 2nd
with Matt Moore
Gregthebadger 02/Jul/11 Lead
BALD EAGLE 25/Jun/11 2nd
with Rob Horler
iforwms 18/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with James Wood
petersheppard 22/May/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 21/May/11 2nd
cameron_hall 21/May/11 Lead O/S
suekullai ?/May/11 -
Hidden 26/Apr/11 2nd
Hidden 24/Apr/11 Lead O/S
lazybones 24/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Helen Jones
Hidden 22/Apr/11 Lead O/S
EmilyElouise 21/Apr/11 Lead rpt
Hidden 27/Mar/11 Lead
Hidden 27/Mar/11 2nd
oliver.ghill91 19/Feb/11 2nd
with Zardoz
Alkis 19/Feb/11 Lead O/S
dj hannaford ??/2011 TR O/S
31770 ??/2011 -
Paul Boggis ??/2011 Lead
mwatson ??/2011 -
TRFrost 16/Oct/10 Lead O/S
BrBlairs 16/Oct/10 Lead O/S
Richard James Edmunds 09/Oct/10 Lead O/S

Jake seconded whilst Mandy climbed next to me and checked my protection placement and techniques.

with Jacob Phillips
Hidden 18/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Sep/10 2nd O/S
EmilyElouise 18/Sep/10 Lead O/S
DaNo123 28/Aug/10 Solo
Hidden 28/Aug/10 2nd
DanHB 28/Aug/10 Lead
with Ben Wetherill
mariannekhoo 27/Aug/10 Lead O/S

According to Rockfax, it's HVD. Hard in the grade, and placements can be subtle.

with Sonya Crowe, Andy Garratt
andrewgarratt 27/Aug/10 2nd O/S
with Marianne, Sonya
tompilgrem 18/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Dad
bobpilgrem 18/Aug/10 2nd
with Bob/Tom
Babs 14/Aug/10 2nd dog

found it very hard half way up

benchwarmer 08/Aug/10 TR
with Lizzie
Hidden ?/Aug/10 2nd O/S
Guto Evans 17/Jul/10 2nd
with Rob Collard
Ben.De 17/Jul/10 2nd
with Steve Foley
Ben.De 17/Jul/10 2nd
with Steve Foley
Giles Davis 02/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Angus Ruddle
MartinN 19/Jun/10 Lead O/S
HarleyQ 12/Jun/10 2nd
Hidden 12/Jun/10 2nd
andycooper 12/Jun/10 Lead O/S
josh_smith_90 05/Jun/10 2nd O/S
chalk bunny ?/Jun/10 Lead dog
Ade7 15/May/10 2nd O/S
with Paul (ACC)
Gregthebadger 09/May/10 2nd
Katie S 07/May/10 Lead
JasRY 01/May/10 2nd
with Phill tooley
merry_tale ?/May/10 -
roblew ?/May/10 Lead
Hidden 30/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Apr/10 2nd
Hidden 25/Apr/10 Lead
Nexonen 17/Apr/10 2nd
with Huw
Emma-Louise Anderson 24/Mar/10 Lead O/S
with Riaz Shaik
Hidden 13/Mar/10 Lead O/S
Matt Smith 20/Feb/10 Solo O/S
Caspian Johnson 07/Feb/10 Lead O/S
Rhydian Evans 20/Nov/09 Lead O/S
Sam W 20/Sep/09 2nd
with Nina Jenkinson
Outdoorfun37 05/Sep/09 Lead
with Vicky Barker
pembrokeshirecaver 04/Sep/09 2nd O/S
mullermn 30/Aug/09 Lead O/S

HVD in new Rockfax - definitely stiff for a VD

PerrinT 30/Aug/09 2nd
Goody 29/Aug/09 2nd O/S
with Margaret Bowyer
purplemonkey 29/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Lizard 29/Aug/09 2nd
with Tim Roberts
Sam W 12/Aug/09 Lead
with Nina Jenkinson
hepitt 07/Aug/09 2nd
with Phillipa Arding
Blackgoby 05/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Tracey
saz_b 01/Aug/09 2nd O/S
with Mark Collins
Hidden 13/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Matthew Edwards 30/May/09 2nd O/S
with Ruben Fransen
Mariza Monckton 30/May/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 24/May/09 Lead O/S
kleinej 23/May/09 2nd
with Jayne N, Robert
rd20 23/May/09 Lead O/S
with Jayne, Jason
fatbuoybazza 23/May/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 23/May/09 2nd O/S
Philsy 23/May/09 Lead

Toughest VDiff I've ever done!

Hidden 09/May/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/May/09 Lead O/S
Wil.Hooke 09/May/09 Lead O/S
Different Steve 03/May/09 2nd O/S
with Clio
Clee 03/May/09 2nd
with Steve
PanzerHanzler 03/May/09 2nd O/S
carriegold 03/May/09 Lead O/S

bit exciting at the top!

Alpandy 02/May/09 2nd O/S
with Rob
Little AndyH 02/May/09 2nd O/S
tdudley 19/Apr/09 2nd O/S
BicepAndrews 19/Apr/09 Lead O/S
fishinwater ?/Apr/09 Lead
with Mark
hils theaker 07/Mar/09 Lead
with Jill
Od 07/Mar/09 2nd O/S
with Rachel "Piglett" Stroud
Rachel Stroud 07/Mar/09 2nd
with Od
Gareth T 01/Feb/09 2nd O/S
with Ruben
hash 24/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with Janette
Luke Marsden 24/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with Dwight Britten
iskra2000 24/Aug/08 Lead
with Clare Downie
Ed morris 15/Aug/08 Lead O/S

first lead. driving wind and irritating rain. top piece of gear got stuck. released with much groaning and renching. all the same it made a memorable first lead.

with stefan
manwithacam 02/Aug/08 2nd
with Steve
lindsam 19/Jul/08 -
with Jos Style
Hidden 29/Jun/08 2nd
HuwT 07/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Jack Grylls
Nobster ?/Jun/08 Lead
Hidden 25/May/08 2nd
Hidden 25/May/08 Lead O/S
mike_hough_uk 24/May/08 2nd
Rampikino 24/May/08 Lead
with MMC Various
chri55ie 24/May/08 Lead
bpmclimb 11/May/08 2nd O/S
with Clare
Ben Griffiths 03/May/08 Lead O/S
with Andrew Gardner
camilla 03/May/08 2nd O/S
with Anna Broome, Juliette Keech
Hidden ?/May/08 2nd O/S
Stefan_Morris ?/May/08 Lead O/S
annabel hodges ??/2008 -
hallex 13/Oct/07 Lead rpt
with Vicky, Annie
Hidden 27/Aug/07 2nd
Bisteris 25/Aug/07 Lead O/S
with Simon Thayre
erica 11/Aug/07 Lead O/S
with John
John Brayshaw 11/Aug/07 2nd rpt
with Erica
Richard ?/Aug/07 2nd O/S
with Carrie
Hidden ?/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Katie Marshall ?/Jun/07 Lead
with Hilary
Hidden 05/May/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/May/07 2nd O/S
Jeremy Wilton ?/May/07 Lead O/S

Found the top awkward

with Magda Bichajou
Hidden 29/Apr/07 Lead O/S
Browny 28/Apr/07 2nd O/S
Katya 06/Apr/07 Lead O/S

Sandbag... The bridging corner is a Severe move!

with Lynn
specopkirbs 16/Mar/07 2nd
with jackie burns, gary craig
Eccentric ?/Mar/07 2nd O/S
with Bunchuk
janegallwey ??/2007 Solo
djdf 25/Nov/06 Lead O/S

Not too bad. Felt harder than previous VD's, but then apparently Pembroke is hard. It's all about the mileage though.

with Oli
hallex 14/Oct/06 Lead O/S

Hard for the grade

with Dave Barter
boynamedsue 16/Sep/06 Lead
Nix Ward 16/Sep/06 2nd
Allan Young 26/Aug/06 Lead O/S

A hard move at the top of the corner to move left - a sandbag !

with Sam Gerrard
PeteLoveless ?/Aug/06 Lead O/S
Joe Marsh 29/Jul/06 Lead O/S
with Nicola, Ed, Ian
Hidden ?/Jul/06 Lead
atthedropofahat 25/Jun/06 Lead

Not exact route belay was in the wrong place, very hot at midday

with Mike
Matty ?/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with Chris Kennet, Vicky Spencer
Birdie 01/May/06 Lead O/S

Got a little bit wobbly after coming across a few rather large pieces of loose rock, may have even strayed onto the Diff next door afterwards?!

with Matt G
mje1398 29/Apr/06 Lead
with Numpty
Steve_Fozz 29/Apr/06 2nd O/S
with Fay Isherwood
Hidden 15/Apr/06 2nd O/S
Hidden 05/Mar/06 2nd
gareth r ?/Mar/06 Lead O/S
with Cerian
Flibble 26/Feb/06 Lead

Is this really V.D.?

with James Anderson
Hidden 29/Jan/06 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2006 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2006 Lead
treebadger ?/Nov/05 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Sep/05 2nd O/S
Howard J 29/Aug/05 2nd
with Richard Bonheyo, Helen Severn
localboy 28/Aug/05 Lead

An interesting middle and end to the route.

with Clare D
Caralynh 21/Aug/05 2nd
Hidden 21/Aug/05 Lead dog
JamieAyres 12/Jun/05 Lead O/S
Epic Ebdon 21/May/05 Lead O/S
with James Wasiak
Hidden ?/May/05 2nd O/S
Pythonist ??/2005 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2005 Lead
Hidden 28/Nov/04 Lead O/S
sce8 16/Oct/04 Lead O/S
7ames 29/Aug/04 2nd
Hidden 28/Aug/04 2nd O/S
Andy Barwell ?/Jun/04 Lead
Tim W 09/May/04 2nd rpt
Marq 01/May/04 Lead O/S
with Tim Brogden
The Mountain Goat ?/Oct/03 Lead β
colin milton 20/Sep/03 Lead
with rosco harris
Lev 06/Sep/03 2nd rpt
with Claire Durant
Hidden 31/May/03 Lead
rogerskews 31/May/03 AltLd
with Martin Coward
coffeepot 07/Dec/02 2nd
with Kev, Nenning Dennis
Lev 16/Nov/02 2nd O/S
with Zoe Strong
mattf77 20/Jul/02 Lead
Nigel R Lewis 29/Jun/02 Lead
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 21/Jun/02 Lead O/S
with Nicky Shaw
John Brayshaw 04/May/02 Lead O/S
with Ian Plested
Irk the Purist ?/Mar/02 Lead O/S

Not sure this is the right climb. Was definitely VDiff and at Saddlehead. Too new and scared to be sure!

with Tim McDonald
cem 26/Aug/01 2nd
with Andy Overitt
Tarquin ??/2001 -
Boxy 22/Aug/00 Lead O/S
with Aus
Hidden 22/Jul/00 2nd
Hidden 01/May/00 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2000 Lead
FrankW 06/Nov/99 Lead O/S
with Laura
p.crooky#1 20/Mar/99 Lead
with Moz, Gel
Sime64 08/Aug/98 Lead O/S
with Helen MMC, Cheryl
Hidden 03/May/98 Lead
Iain Thow 14/Mar/97 Solo
Jim Brooke 16/Nov/96 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Sep/96 Lead rpt
Hidden 16/Jul/94 Lead rpt
Andy Say 15/Apr/92 Lead
stokienomad ?/Aug/91 Lead
with Dave Mountford
Hidden ?/Mar/91 2nd
Tony Buckley ?/Dec/88 -
with Richard Brockman
Jelly Mould Surfer 30/May/88 Lead O/S
Nigel Bond 24/Aug/85 Lead
with Richard
Nigel Coe ??/1985 -
with Jerry Hawley, Steve Portnoi
Bob M ?/Aug/83 Lead
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