Rockfax Description
The arete left of the big groove of Tactician usually has a tempting thread dangling from its upper section. Start as for Tactician but break left along a crack to a junction with War Games. Move right around the arete and then climb a hard crack to a ledge. Finish up the arete above in a magnificent position. © Rockfax

Luke Brooks 16/Aug Lead O/S

Went too far right at the top. Meh.

with Kate
D.Russell 10/Apr Lead O/S
with Ramon
Ramon Marin 10/Apr 2nd rpt

The big fluffy tat is gone. There's still a thread there but higher up so you have to do a few moves of the crux to clip it

with Douglas Russell
Hidden 27/Sep/15 Lead O/S
Ed morris 02/Aug/15 Lead O/S

Low in the grade, great position on the top arete.

with -martin
Hidden 25/Jul/15 Lead β
James Marshall 25/Jul/15 Lead O/S

Great for a first e5 because most of the gear is placed from rests and it really isn't very run out at the top.

with ollie
nathanlee 24/May/15 Lead O/S

Wild top arÍte!

Duncan Campbell 24/May/15 2nd

Wild top arÍte absolutely mega!

quiffhanger 18/Apr/15 Lead O/S

A little contrived but worth it for the awesome airy finish - some hard & runout moves but super safe fallout zone. Threads were looking a little crusty, but you can get bomber gear just below them. Great.

adam 24 18/Apr/15 2nd β

Great climbing in a brilliant position

with Ross
Ed Booth 06/Apr/15 Lead dog

Haven't quite got my trad multi E5's in a day arms back yet. Took the ride off the top arete.

Adam Booth 06/Apr/15 2nd O/S
Justin T ?/Apr/15 Lead dog
with Nick B
misterb ?/Apr/15 2nd dog
with justin
Sarah Black 22/Mar/15 TR O/S
Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing ??/2015 -
Hidden 26/Sep/14 Solo
Ramon Marin 14/Sep/14 Lead O/S

A bit of a clip up really, but really good route, worth 2 stars. I backed the tats with a few bomber wires and cams on the break below and run it out to the top. Techy headwall but the difficulties are soon over. Low in the grade

with ciaran tracey
Misha 30/Aug/14 2nd O/S
with Dan
dan gibson 30/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Misha
soph 23/Aug/14 Lead rpt
with Blair Fyffe
dannyboy83 21/Jun/14 Lead β

Just made sure the threads were good

bigie bob 19/Apr/14 Lead O/S
morganator 03/May/13 Lead

Fell off on the crux onto dodgy looking thread, backed up with a good wire. Got it second go- wild route, pumpy low down as well as a very pumpy crux

with Stan Halstead
LRob 20/Apr/13 Lead O/S
willoates 31/Mar/13 Lead O/S

Good climbing up to the arete, then the arete is the best position I climbed all trip.

with soph
soph 31/Mar/13 2nd O/S
jacobjacob 30/Jul/12 Lead O/S

Great position. Good route.

JulesV 22/Jul/12 Lead O/S

Worth at least two stars!

valecoastclimber 07/Apr/12 Lead O/S
john nightingale 11/Aug/11 Lead O/S
redjerry ?/Aug/11 TR O/S

bouldery upper arete

Hidden 04/May/08 Lead O/S
Tony Little 06/Apr/07 2nd
with Ed Brown
Ricky Rocks ??/2007 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jul/06 -
Kev Little ??/2006 Lead O/S
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe ??/2005 2nd β
with Steve Adams
daveayton ??/2005 Lead O/S
Steve Crowe 12/Apr/04 Lead O/S
with KM
Hidden 05/Jun/02 2nd O/S
sadams 26/Aug/00 Lead O/S
with Tom Briggs
DavidBarraclough ?/Aug/00 Lead RP
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