Rockfax Description
An old favourite. It gives good crack and wall climbing on wonderful rock. Start below the cracks 3m right of the block. Climb the cracks to a break. Move up then left to a hidden flake hold and pull back right and up to another crack. Finish direct. © Rockfax

FA. M.Learoyd 27.10.79 27/Oct/1979

arthur_de_briton 06/Sep Lead
with cat mckenna
Hidden 05/Sep 2nd O/S
Justin T 05/Sep Lead O/S
with Nancy
spenser 30/Aug Lead O/S

Fantastic route! Richard said it was a wall climb on little crimps so I was rather surprised to get in a series of bomber fist jams! Not much gear in the top half but it felt ok at the grade to me.

with Richard Hopkinson
harold walmsley 09/Aug Lead rpt

Started to rain just before the top so had to finish quickly

with Rob Davies
Rob Davies 09/Aug 2nd dog

Required a tight rope in the rain!

bullwinkle 06/Aug 2nd O/S
with Jon
gurumed 28/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with gjd
gjd 28/Sep/14 2nd O/S
with Gurumed
Rob Rocket 24/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Scooter Young 24/Aug/14 2nd
Dizz 23/Aug/14 2nd O/S
with David, tony
Dave Reeve 23/Aug/14 Lead O/S

Tough at the start

JonmapDL 17/Aug/14 Lead O/S

Very good! quite hard!

with Claire Muir
DubyaJamesDubya ?/Aug/14 Lead O/S

Superb can't believe they demoted this to 2 stars.

with Andrew Bevan
Hidden 19/Apr/14 Lead dog
PaulTanton 19/Apr/14 2nd rpt
Lessworkmoreclimbing 19/Apr/14 2nd
with Kev
Jim Slater 18/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Apr/14 2nd dog
alastairbegley 12/Apr/14 Lead O/S

Felt pretty hard and runout at the top

Slick 12/Apr/14 2nd
Sarah Black 09/Mar/14 Lead O/S
PaulTanton 12/Oct/13 Lead rpt
with Alison McBride, Ken McBride
John Nuttall 31/Aug/13 2nd
with Jon
Hidden 27/Aug/13 2nd rpt
MartinWilliams87 26/Aug/13 Lead O/S
petecallaghan 26/Aug/13 Lead dnf
with Emma Grant
Dan Hostford 25/Aug/13 2nd O/S
with George Hostford
Hidden 25/Aug/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 24/Aug/13 Lead
pebbles 24/Aug/13 2nd

alis lead. sustained but well protected

with ali
Harri777 24/Aug/13 2nd
with Megan Beaumont
Hidden 24/Aug/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 24/Aug/13 Lead O/S
jkarran 24/Aug/13 2nd

Tricky start and sharp to finish.

with Simon
Hidden 24/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Rob84 18/Aug/13 2nd O/S
with Rob Adie
Hidden 11/Aug/13 Lead O/S
nickstephens 11/Aug/13 Lead O/S
gg4419 11/Aug/13 2nd
tobydunford 06/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Oli
RachelP 08/Jun/13 2nd

gulls nesting at the bottom, no restriction, but didnt see them until we were in. one got pretty agitated swooping in on the belay, a little distracting...luckily no poo!

Hidden 18/May/13 2nd dog
khalidq 18/May/13 2nd O/S
with Rob Powell
Hidden 06/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Apr/13 2nd O/S
jcw ??/2013 -
Hidden ??/2013 -
adie84 ??/2013 -
pembrokeshirecaver 28/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Martin
Hidden 26/Aug/12 Lead rpt
Kirill 25/Aug/12 2nd dog

Seconded Charles after failing to lead it.

cem 25/Aug/12 Lead rpt
Hidden 19/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Aug/12 2nd
Hidden 02/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Jul/12 2nd
riven 24/Jun/12 2nd O/S
with Joe T
stephenedwards 06/May/12 2nd dog
PAJames ??/2012 -
Hidden 29/Aug/11 Lead rpt
Hidden 29/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Aug/11 2nd O/S
Ollie B 27/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with G.Lewis
Monkey_Alan 27/Aug/11 Lead dog

Got pumped on lower section, rested then escaped up Aero.

risby 27/Aug/11 2nd dog

Found first part difficult and fell three times

brian watson 27/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with scott titt
Hidden 26/Aug/11 Lead
CRiddiford 25/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Mark
mark20 25/Aug/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 30/May/11 Lead O/S
Greg Pittam 30/May/11 2nd O/S
with Kate Keltie
Hidden 22/May/11 2nd
Hidden 24/Apr/11 2nd O/S
Lev 24/Apr/11 Lead O/S
EmilyElouise 23/Apr/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 23/Apr/11 Lead O/S
robinsi197 23/Apr/11 2nd
with Piotr, Nick
Hidden 11/Apr/11 Lead
Shauna 10/Apr/11 Lead O/S

Good climbing with a bit of a steep start.

with Annelies
Hidden 13/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2011 Lead β
mwatson ??/2011 -
victim of mathematics 17/Oct/10 2nd O/S

Steep at the start and finish, but really good climbing throughout.

with Andy
Hidden 17/Oct/10 Lead O/S
scoot 30/Aug/10 2nd β
with The Chairman, Becky Athay
scoot 30/Aug/10 2nd β
with Hash
Hidden 30/Aug/10 Lead dog
LoopyLou 27/Aug/10 Lead dnf

A very stiff rough at the grade, steep, fingery, and difficult to place good gear past the flake up to join the finishing crack. Ended up reversing to the flake, went back up, put a cam in the crack but still wasn't happy, reversed again, escaped and finished up Catch. Disappointed.

with Thea Williams
Ed morris 22/Aug/10 Lead O/S

Wow great climb. Blasted the lower section before I could get pumped then wobbled my way up the top crack.

with james
Jams Crwca 22/Aug/10 2nd dog
Hidden 15/Aug/10 Lead O/S
ian d f 12/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Grace Chuchla
simonp ?/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Garan Comley
Hidden 05/Jun/10 Lead rpt
Paul Bowen 02/May/10 Lead rpt
with Nicola Wilton-Jones
irish paul 02/May/10 2nd O/S
with Dave Ripley
Hidden 02/May/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/May/10 Lead O/S
jonnybull ?/May/10 Lead dog

got pumped. got scared. beauty of a route.

with Kunal
peggy_on_the_rocks 10/Apr/10 2nd dog
DanH9883 10/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Lee
Hidden ??/2010 2nd O/S
Seymore Butt ??/2010 -
Hidden ??/2010 -
Hidden 19/Sep/09 Lead RP
sara n 12/Sep/09 Lead O/S

Nice climb in dim light! fingery with positive holds.

with Matt Russell
Hidden 28/Aug/09 2nd
Hidden 27/Aug/09 2nd
cem 27/Aug/09 Lead rpt
Hidden 09/Aug/09 Lead O/S
belay bunny turned bad 09/Aug/09 2nd O/S
with loundsy
Hidden 11/Jun/09 Lead
Hidden 23/May/09 2nd
Hidden 23/May/09 -
Hidden 02/May/09 Lead
davidgent ?/May/09 Lead O/S
with Kunal and Jonny
Rob Kennard ?/May/09 -
with Jane Weir, Andy Schofield
chris wyatt 15/Mar/09 2nd O/S

Dan's first E1 lead

with Nik and Dan
Hidden 15/Mar/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Mar/09 Lead O/S
Kyuzo 14/Mar/09 2nd
with Joe Prinold
Hidden ??/2009 2nd O/S
janegallwey ??/2009 Lead
Tim Steward 27/Sep/08 2nd O/S
with Crispin
Hidden 29/Aug/08 Lead O/S
haydng 24/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with Si
ASchwirtz 23/Aug/08 2nd O/S
Mike Todd ?/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with anothony schwirtz
feilx 27/Apr/08 2nd O/S
with Tiff & John
TiffTiff 27/Apr/08 Lead O/S
Stone Muppet ??/2008 -
spacey 30/Sep/07 Lead O/S
khawk 09/Sep/07 Lead
with WH
Hidden 25/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Urgles 11/Aug/07 2nd rpt
with Beesley
Duncan Skelton 07/May/07 2nd
with Paul O'Toole
Duncan Skelton 06/May/07 2nd
with Kai Green
Tim W 29/Apr/07 2nd O/S
Hidden 06/Apr/07 2nd O/S
Dave Westby ?/Apr/07 -
with Tony Hulme
Rob Kennard ??/2007 -
Owen W-G 03/Sep/06 Lead O/S
with Simon Denison
Hidden 28/Aug/06 2nd O/S
datoon 26/Aug/06 Lead O/S
with MJ
david morse ?/Aug/06 Lead

easy to get off route

with rampant
frost ?/Aug/06 2nd
with D Garry N Griffiths
Bern ?/Aug/06 -
with Peter Brown
Hidden ?/Aug/06 Lead
Hidden ?/Jul/06 Lead O/S
Ramon Marin 15/May/06 Lead O/S
with Ben Gilbert
Hidden 01/May/06 2nd
alicia 29/Apr/06 2nd
with Pippa and Jamie
cornishben 29/Apr/06 Lead O/S
with Edouard Vincent
chris sm 29/Apr/06 Lead O/S
with Pippa Froggatt
Hidden 17/Apr/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Apr/06 2nd dog
Hidden 14/Apr/06 Lead O/S
ian caton ??/2006 Lead O/S
with Abi
Hidden ??/2006 Lead O/S
Kev Little ??/2006 Lead O/S
Bella 27/Aug/05 Lead dog
with Shaw
Shaw Brown 27/Aug/05 2nd
with Carissa
al99 ?/Aug/05 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Aug/05 2nd
LC ?/Aug/05 Lead O/S
Marq 01/May/05 2nd O/S
with Daniel Dennehy
ASchwirtz 30/Apr/05 Lead O/S
cem 30/Apr/05 Lead rpt
phardman 03/Sep/04 Lead O/S
Stig 22/Aug/04 Lead dog

Took my first big whipper on this, was pushing hard out of frustration at having to wait so long for the route!

with Yves
goi.ashmore 30/May/04 Lead O/S
with Roy Thomas
Digger 10/Apr/04 2nd dnf
with James Latham
Hidden 20/Jul/03 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Jun/03 2nd O/S
Hidden ?/May/03 2nd
alex_th 30/Mar/03 Lead O/S
with Tim Riley
Hidden 24/Aug/02 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Aug/02 Lead O/S
cem 04/May/02 Lead O/S
with Steve Masters
Jen79 ??/2002 2nd
with Ginny Carter
Hidden ??/2002 Lead
Hidden ??/2002 -
Billg 15/Sep/01 2nd O/S
with Megan Beaumont
Hidden 26/Aug/01 Lead
shoulders 10/Jun/01 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Apr/00 -
andy_pemberton ??/2000 Lead
with Steve Gibson
Hidden 15/Aug/98 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/May/98 Lead
Hidden 02/May/98 2nd
Rich Kirby ?/Apr/98 2nd
with Hugh
ArnaudG ??/1998 -
Hidden ??/1997 Lead
snowcat 07/Sep/96 2nd
with Chris Schiller
Hidden ??/1996 -
craig h 09/Sep/95 Lead O/S
with Janet Hannah
mikej 26/May/95 Lead
with Nick Salmon
Iain Thow 31/May/93 2nd
with Sue King
Roget 12/Apr/93 Lead O/S
with Jonathan T
Hidden 05/Sep/92 2nd O/S
Hidden ?/Sep/92 AltLd
Hidden 16/Aug/92 TR
Alan James - UKC and UKH 28/Jun/92 Lead
with Henriette Louwerse
mikej 01/Jun/91 2nd
with Mike Byles
Andy Say 05/May/90 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/1990 Lead O/S
Steve Crowe ??/1990 Lead O/S

circa 1990

Nigel Coe ?/Aug/89 Lead
with Frank Farrell, Norman Wright
Hidden 24/Jun/89 2nd
Jelly Mould Surfer 14/May/89 2nd O/S


with al
steve taylor ?/May/88 Lead
with vic radvills
andy gittins ??/1988 -
Hidden 19/Jul/87 2nd
Hidden 10/Jul/87 -
Dave Musgrove 20/Apr/87 Lead O/S
with Kenny Winkworth, David
Neil R 23/Aug/86 Lead
with Sharon
Hidden 20/Jul/85 2nd
John Marsland 25/May/85 Lead
with George Shaw
shark 10/Apr/85 2nd O/S
tapley 10/Apr/85 2nd
with Tony Raphael
Mike Owen 21/Apr/84 -
with Elaine Owen
Mark Kemball 30/Apr/83 Lead
with Dave Kenyon
steve L 29/Jun/80 Lead O/S
with Gary
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