Calisto** E1 5b
27m.

Rockfax Description
This pleasant route roughly follows the arete right of First Blood. Climb an open groove on the right-hand side of the arete to a large loose-looking flake. Move up to a ledge on the arete and then climb the arete on its right-hand side, past good but widely spaced gear. From the break move left behind a large pinnacle, step up onto this and climb the corner on the left. © ROCKFAX


FA. P Finklaire, B Etheridge 18/Apr/1981
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 220 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

Very pleasant climbing. Easier than Seal Hunt and Whispering Wind.
Pete_Frost - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/15 with Luke Maggs

harold walmsley - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/15 with Rob Davies

Soft touch but a good climb none the less.
LJKing - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/15 with Paul Clarkson

andy_pemberton - Lead - 20/Jul/15 with Steve Gibson

VS, maybe just HVS. The E1 grade is absolutely extraordinary.
johncoxmysteriously - 2nd - 20/Jun/15 with Mike Pollak

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Jun/15

tobydunford - 2nd β - 07/Jun/15 with Harry Martin

Dizz - Lead O/S - 25/May/15 with Dave Frost

morganator - 2nd O/S - 25/May/15 with Nicky Parkin

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/May/15

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 18/May/15

Sam Simpson - Lead O/S - 18/May/15 with Ally Hurst

More like 5a.
jimmatthews - Lead O/S - 18/May/15 with Chris Andrews

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 17/May/15

cameron_hall - 2nd O/S - 17/May/15 with Luke Doherty

adam 24 - Lead O/S - 10/May/15 with Caroline

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 10/May/15

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/15

wi11 - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/15 with Mike Goldthorp

Chris' third E1.
ollie_e - 2nd β - 06/Apr/15 with chris scutt

elliptic - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/15 with Tom R.

Jake Young - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/15 with Tom Appleby, Nick

chrisscutt - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/15 with oly

in approach shoes
Nick1812P - 2nd O/S - 06/Apr/15 with Tom A, Jake

Really fun climbing once on the start of the rib. Beautiful end to an awesome weekend.
Teappleby - 2nd - 06/Apr/15 with Jake Young, Nick Priestley

Good fun, low in the grade.
Nick Russell - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/15 with Emily

Really enjoyed this! Much less exhausting than The Arrow, but possibly more difficult as it had a couple of really fiddly moves that took me two or three tries to figure out. Got there in the end though. Did not like squeezing behind the big block on the ledge near the top.
Emily - 2nd O/S - 05/Apr/15 with Nick

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Apr/15

NuclearNev - 2015

Did this with Tony Ball in 2006. Soft for E1, I've done harder VS's at Curbar!
Andrew Sloan - Lead rpt - 28/Sep/14 with Martin Haworth

Apharri - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/14 with Dave Wharton

mynyddresident - 2nd - 17/Aug/14 with KP

Dilwat - 2nd O/S - 16/Aug/14 with Nick Donohue

nickdonohue - Lead - 16/Aug/14 with Ian Riddell

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 15/Jun/14

Hidden - Lead - 15/Jun/14

Stefan_Morris - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/14 with Edmundmorris

Dan0Me - 2nd - 01/Jun/14 with Jack G

Good lead by John
Pete Nugent - 2nd rpt - 24/Apr/14 with John Venier

Dean177 - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/14 with Alan Dibben

Dibdawg - 2nd O/S - 18/Apr/14 with Dean Merchant

simon kimber - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/14 with Will Pettet-Smith

Nice, one tricky move off a ledge.
Duncan Campbell - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/14 with GuyVG

w.pettet-smith - 2nd - Apr/14 with simon kimber

Jonny Nick - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/14

Bit damp today, not as bold as I remembered.
Ed morris - Lead rpt - 05/Mar/14 with carwen

Pleasant enough though HVS. Not very bold.
James Oswald - 2nd O/S - 06/Sep/13 with Jon Stewart

rd20 - Lead rpt - 20/Aug/13 with David P

dprctr - 2nd β - 20/Aug/13 with Robert Dufton

Straightforwards, with only one tricky section, although the fear isn't totally brilliant at that point. Very soft all the same.
victim of mathematics - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/13 with Andy

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 16/Aug/13

Not as bold as the guide suggests. Straightforward and pleasant.
Tim Sparrow - 2nd - Jul/13 with Monty

Very good, kept me guessing!!
monsteratt - 2nd O/S - 30/Jun/13 with Tim

AlexD - 2nd - 24/Jun/13 with Alasdair

a little bold but a long reach eases this dramatically, not too pumpy
alasdair19 - Jun/13

gravity - 2nd O/S - 25/May/13 with Hugh Thomas, Max Adamson

will_benfold - Lead O/S - 25/May/13 with Tor Nockles

Grezza - Lead - 18/May/13 with Paul E

Peanuts/Rps help protect thin section high up.
Twisty - Lead O/S - 05/May/13 with Greg Slee

Chi Cheng - Lead O/S - 04/May/13 with Rachel Stater

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/May/13

Thunderthighsontheloose - 2nd O/S - 04/May/13 with Mike Hayes

Rachel Slater - 2nd O/S - 04/May/13 with Chi Huo Cheng

Hidden - 2013

al99 - Lead O/S - 13/Oct/12 with Martina Zandonella

martinazando - 2nd O/S - 13/Oct/12 with Al Benson

Dave Reeve - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/12 with Tony Payne

ojp - 2nd O/S - 13/Aug/12 with Dave

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Aug/12

robin_hackney - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/12 with Si

Dave Foster - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/12 with Si

soph - 2nd - 27/Jul/12 with Annelies Sarrazyn

nige pacer - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/12

w-watson - Lead O/S - 20/May/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 20/May/12

melonmike - Lead O/S - 06/May/12 with Matt Roper

s.c.white - 05/May/12 with Alessio Tait

Oddjob - 2nd β - 06/Apr/12 with Markus

pie_eater_pete - Lead O/S - 04/Apr/12 with bwestwood

bwestwood - 2nd - Apr/12

haydng - Lead rpt - 25/Mar/12 with RachelG

Owain Llewelyn - 2nd - 09/Mar/12 with Gareth E

Colin Scotchford - 2nd - 02/Oct/11

Katya - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/11 with Chris Coleman

nice climbing all the way
stvredmond - Lead - 28/Aug/11 with Helen Norris

Helnorris - 2nd - 28/Aug/11 with Steve Redmond

Paul Bowen - Lead rpt - 27/Aug/11 with rob jenkins

Mark Kemball - 2nd - 20/Aug/11 with Lee Bartrop, Nic Dill

Easiest E1 of the trip, and we did 12 of them. HVS in spite of the mild boldness.
Owen W-G - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/11 with Jim

Hidden - 2nd - 17/Aug/11

Jus - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/11

Stanley - 2nd O/S - 31/Jul/11 with Cragking, Jack Bradbrook

haydng - Lead rpt - 24/Jul/11 with Dave

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/11 with Jake

jacobjlloyd - 2nd - 04/Jul/11 with Dan Barbour

HamishD - 2nd O/S - 03/Jul/11 with Wil Treasure

drysori - Lead - 03/Jul/11 with hamdunn

Quite a bit of gear if you're cunning, though it is just below your feet on the crux. I would say slightly spaced rather than widely spaced. Pleasant climbing!
Stone Muppet - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/11 with bc

Fatboy1000 - 2nd O/S - 26/Jun/11 with crispin

Nice pleasant climbing, took no time at all
chriscarroll - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/11 with Tommy Cole

Hidden - 2nd β - 23/Jun/11

If your comfortable stretching out with a rock one by your feet then this is probably HVS.
Alex Mason - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/11 with Laura Perry

Phil PBC - AltLd O/S - 06/Jun/11 with henry castle

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/11

dan gibson - 2nd O/S - 03/Jun/11 with richard lade

haydng - Lead rpt - 15/May/11 with Rob

Nice positions and lots of interesting moves
Byronius Maximus - 2nd β - 28/Apr/11 with Alex Twist

Pete Graham - Lead - 24/Apr/11 with Malcolm Scott

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/11

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Apr/11

Pippa - Lead - 22/Apr/11 with Jon

Hidden - Lead β - 04/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Apr/11

Rory Shaw - 2011

PAJames - 2011

rd20 - 2nd O/S - 30/Aug/10 with Gareth H

GarethHall - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/10 with Robert Dufton

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/Aug/10

givemetea - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/10 with Thea Williams

3 Names - 2nd - 29/Aug/10 with Sumee Holloway

Rob Pitt - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/10 with steveE9

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/Aug/10

Hidden - 2nd - 07/Aug/10

Brian Rodgers - 2nd O/S - 05/Aug/10 with Mike Todd

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/10

Nice route. Soft E1, very easy in lower half and one tricky move around marginal gear from the ledge. Very satisfying and enjoyable throughout. Non stressful considering surroundings and situation
Cragrat Rich - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/10

Finishing to the right rather than the left...not advisable!
themadbrown - 2nd O/S - 25/Jul/10 with james

Jams Crwca - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/10 with themadbrown

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/10

First E1 lead
misskebab - Lead β - 27/Jun/10 with Edd Reed

misskebab - 2nd - 30/May/10 with Edd Reed

Edd Reed - Lead β - 30/May/10 with Donna Mawson

Billg - 2nd rpt - 30/May/10 with Susanne Richards

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 23/May/10

Hidden - 2nd - 05/May/10

Ben1983 - Lead O/S - 03/May/10

barni - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/10 with Liam fleming

mattyork2 - 2nd - 13/Apr/10 with Mia Stacey

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Oct/09

kept expecting 5b move - but didnt find it!
ian d f - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/09 with Pete H

chris j - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/09 with Doug

Ed morris - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/09 with Dickon

pembrokeshirecaver - 2nd O/S - 17/Aug/09 with Edmund Morris

Run out!
Ceridwen - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/09 with Andy

feilx - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/09 with Heather

Nexonen - 2nd O/S - 01/Aug/09 with Ceri

haydng - Lead rpt - 12/Jul/09 with Rob

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Jun/09

Shauna - 2nd O/S - 24/May/09 with Jules

Sat in a cave in torrential rain for about an hour before eventually going up this, hard without chalk and fairly damp. Direct loose finish also not recommended! Some good moves though....
Chad123 - AltLd O/S - 17/May/09 with Humble and Emily

Damp but positive start leading to the flake and ledge. Delicate moves with small crack gear to the break are the meat of the climb. First E1 this year, and a good one to choose
clipskipper - Lead O/S - 05/May/09 with Matt the Dread, Mike

alek - Lead O/S - 02/May/09 with Martin Lane

Billg - Lead - 19/Apr/09 with Bob Brewer

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/09

Hidden - Lead rpt - 29/Mar/09

Bern - 2nd rpt - 29/Mar/09 with Andy Mos

Hidden - 2nd β - 2009

Richard Hession - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/08 with Stu

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/08

chris wyatt - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/08 with Rob Eagle

haydng - Lead O/S - 05/May/08 with Will, Rachel

RMG - 2nd - 05/May/08 with haydng

Hidden - Lead - 27/Aug/07

Urgles - Lead rpt - 10/Aug/07 with Beesley

Hidden - Lead rpt - 18/Jun/07

david morse - Lead O/S - 24/May/07 with Stu Corns

Tim W - Lead O/S - 19/May/07 with Dylan Tomlinson

cem - Lead rpt - 06/May/07 with Graham Dolman

Rob Kennard - 2007

janegallwey - Lead - 2007

drysori - Lead - 2007

keefe - Lead - 03/Sep/06 with Tansy

colkurtz - Lead - 30/Aug/06 with Karin

ASchwirtz - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/06 with Mike Todd

bfreeman - Lead O/S - Aug/06

Neil Ireson - Lead - 19/Jul/06 with Jane

chris sm - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/06 with Pippa Froggatt

JamieAyres - 2nd dog - 17/Apr/06 with Nick Ingram

Hidden - 16/Apr/06

Bern - 2006

Si Clapham - 2006

nathanmanc - Lead O/S - 2006 with Chris Todd

eddy-on-the-rocks - Lead O/S - 2006 with Dan

irish paul - Lead O/S - Sep/05 with Ed

Stefan Kruger - 2nd O/S - 29/May/05 with Jenny Hayward

willjones - Lead O/S - 2005

Billg - Lead O/S - 2005

Boxy - Lead O/S - 2005 with Aus

cem - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/04 with Liam Mark

NeilGriffiths - 29/Aug/04

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Aug/04

Urgles - Lead O/S - Aug/04 with Jack G

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/May/04

LC - Lead O/S - Apr/03

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Feb/03

Hidden - Lead - 2003

Hidden - Lead - 15/Aug/02

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/May/01

Hidden - Lead - 02/Aug/00

First E1 coming back...
DubyaJamesDubya - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/00 with Caroline...

PaulTanton - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/00 with Dave Taylor

Hidden - Lead - 2000

Hidden - Lead - 03/May/99

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/99

Graham Iles - Lead - 17/Aug/98 with Jenny Tweedy

ChrisJD - 2nd - 25/Aug/97 with rc

sadams - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/97 with Team Midlands

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/Apr/97

Budge - Lead O/S - Aug/96 with Brian Ottewell

Hidden - 1994

jfletcher - Solo - 02/May/92

Rich Kirby - Lead - Apr/92 with Paul Tanton

Steve Crowe - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/91 with KM

andy gittins - 1987

Hidden - 1985

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E20 of 60
easy E20 of 60
hard E11 of 60
E122 of 60
easy E130 of 60
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hard 5c0 of 59
5c0 of 59
easy 5c0 of 59
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5b13 of 59
easy 5b40 of 59
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