Rockfax Description
An attractive steep grey wall of fine rock that has a technical and worn start. High in the grade. © Rockfax

FA. Gary Gibson 9.7.05 09/Jul/2005

Ben0591 26/Sep Lead O/S
with Nick watt
Dan Hostford 19/Sep Lead O/S

Jo and Dave were such punters they didn't even get off the floor.

with Dave Wellbeloved, Jo Trendell
Wendy Watthews 31/Aug Lead O/S
with Chris BCF
elliptic 31/Aug Lead O/S
with Wendy M.
TomGB 18/Jul TR O/S

Never a 5, like climbing glass.

with Pete Nielsen
petern 18/Jul 2nd O/S
gazj1986 09/Jul Lead
Ben T@ylor 11/Jun Lead O/S
Mattlamb90 06/Jun Lead rpt
with SarahC
Matt Bill Platypus 17/May Lead O/S
with Helen F
Hidden 15/May Lead O/S
helenstuart 05/Apr Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Mar TR
Hidden 04/Mar Lead O/S
Pete Sanger 15/Feb Lead O/S
g1m147 15/Feb Lead O/S
duncan ross ??/2015 -
Roch 05/Oct/14 Lead O/S
with Gordon Henderson
Hidden 05/Oct/14 TR
Birdz ?/Oct/14 Lead O/S
Spillers 27/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Zoe Silsbury
Hidden 08/Aug/14 Lead O/S
crazy pierre 03/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Scott Araya, Karen Baker
Senna 03/Aug/14 Lead O/S
scottaraya 03/Aug/14 Lead
eduardo 03/Aug/14 Lead rpt
with Senna
P Rogers 21/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Jul/14 AltLd β
steady 12/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Peter J
Hidden 12/Jul/14 TR
Hidden 29/Jun/14 Lead
stevedeno 26/Jun/14 Lead rpt
TedT 22/Jun/14 Lead O/S
francesfromedinburgh 22/Jun/14 Lead RP
with TedT
aerobiee 22/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with York uni
abk505 21/Jun/14 TR
Darron 15/Jun/14 -
darrenpp ?/Jun/14 -
jimecallaw 21/Apr/14 Lead O/S
AdamH 21/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Apr/14 Lead O/S
petellis 22/Feb/14 Lead O/S
with The Exotic One, Chuck Norris
henry.jeffreys 25/Jan/14 Lead O/S
with UBMC
raymondlinklater 25/Jan/14 Lead O/S

polished. very very polished

Hidden 25/Jan/14 Lead O/S
dmannion ?/Jan/14 Lead O/S
Roget 05/Oct/13 Lead O/S
with robin, jim
Robin Nichols 05/Oct/13 2nd O/S
Tony Kartawick 22/Sep/13 Lead O/S

desperately polished

with Jan Kartawick
Toronto 24/Aug/13 Lead O/S
gazj1986 18/Aug/13 2nd rpt
littleluke 15/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Jack93 08/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Jonnie Murray
pimmie 03/Jul/13 Lead
mhawk 09/Jun/13 2nd rpt

Very polished and now significantly harder, I'd say getting on towards 6b if done direct.

Hidden 09/Jun/13 Lead dog
Dan818 07/Jun/13 Lead O/S
UnkArl 06/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Debbie
Debs 06/Jun/13 2nd
with Karl
Hidden ?/Jun/13 2nd
Hidden 31/May/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/May/13 Lead rpt
eduardo 19/May/13 Lead O/S
with Ken Tranter, Roger F
Hidden 19/May/13 Lead β
jshields 21/Apr/13 Lead
josh Bradnum 05/Apr/13 TR O/S
ianstevens 02/Mar/13 Lead O/S
mikedeleyser 02/Mar/13 TR O/S

with part overhang, climbed to the right

climbEdclimb 02/Mar/13 Lead O/S
dmannion ?/Jan/13 Lead O/S
SamHallam ??/2013 Lead
ravedave1806 29/Nov/12 Lead
Tom Clough 29/Nov/12 Lead
Hidden 10/Nov/12 Lead
SGD 21/Oct/12 Lead O/S

Very polished and quite hard now. I have done it before years ago.

Paul Hy 08/Sep/12 Lead RP

Bradley Cox

with Other
Kerstin_V 08/Sep/12 Lead
Hidden ?/Aug/12 Lead
robandian ?/Aug/12 Lead O/S
mick1jones 25/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Simon Holding
DaveJ 11 24/Jul/12 TR O/S
Zara_92 21/Jul/12 2nd
augustus trout 21/Jul/12 Lead
with Zara_92
Hidden 17/Jul/12 Lead rpt
sideswiper ?/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with mick jones
Hidden 11/Jun/12 Lead rpt
Happy Wanderer 10/Jun/12 Lead dog

Right foot slipped on polish just after clipped first bolt. Re-started with clean ascent after Chrissie extracted hands from back of my harness!

with Christine
neil86 16/May/12 2nd O/S
neil86 16/May/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 13/May/12 2nd O/S
Rich Kay 13/May/12 Lead
psborland 13/May/12 Lead O/S
D_E_Manton 12/May/12 TR β
Hidden 03/May/12 TR rpt
Hidden 24/Apr/12 Lead O/S
khalidq 24/Apr/12 Lead RP

Messy first attempt so had another go.

Hidden 24/Apr/12 Lead
mhawk 22/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Apr/12 Lead
The Ivanator 08/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with Rich
simeclimb68 07/Apr/12 Lead rpt
eloise 07/Apr/12 2nd O/S
simeclimb68 28/Mar/12 Lead O/S
lizzyb 21/Mar/12 Lead

Spent ages working out how to get round/over the overhang as hadn't warmed up properly yet and didn't trust my feet. Enjoyably thought provoking.

with Chris Mitchell
Hidden 19/Mar/12 Lead O/S
paulpitcher 17/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Angus Dell
Owain Llewelyn 16/Mar/12 Lead
with Dad
anth_smith 11/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Calder 10/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Andy OB
Hidden 10/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Mattlamb90 26/Feb/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Feb/12 Lead O/S
chappers909 22/Jan/12 Lead RP
with UBMC
sianais ??/2012 -
with Dad
Samuel Wainwright 03/Dec/11 Lead O/S
alisterrobbird 03/Dec/11 Lead rpt
tcn_2002 20/Nov/11 Lead
williap 19/Nov/11 Lead
Gazleah 16/Oct/11 Lead β
with joey gilham
tocall 09/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Ants
Hidden 02/Oct/11 Lead
Hidden 01/Oct/11 Lead
Adam Hughes 28/Sep/11 Lead O/S
alisterrobbird 26/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Luke Owens 17/Sep/11 Lead rpt
munch88 17/Sep/11 2nd β
Hidden 10/Sep/11 -
heather rogers 03/Sep/11 Lead O/S
The Bad Cough 31/Aug/11 Lead O/S
jgustafsson 28/Aug/11 Lead O/S

I took a very direct line at the start, but that felt about 6b to me. Pretty nice though.

with Jen
gary.barr 23/Aug/11 Lead RP
five 14/Aug/11 Lead

Direct line very much harder than 5+ due to polish so took easier line up arete

with MG, AV
ladislav 14/Aug/11 TR RP
with Andy, Alan
wazzalad20 11/Aug/11 Lead O/S

Hard for the grade. Will the polish I found this harder than any 6a at trevor.

Hidden 07/Aug/11 Lead
pyro2312 02/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Chris Rose
tommy 31/Jul/11 TR
boardbagged 29/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Andy Owen
moelfras 16/Jul/11 Lead
Rosyk 03/Jul/11 TR O/S
Jay-Ast 03/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Rosyk
Hidden 26/Jun/11 TR
Hidden 25/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Chris Manasseh 18/Jun/11 Lead
Hidden 14/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Andrew Cross 05/Jun/11 Lead β

First sport climbing lead. Polished lower section so took a line to the left. Scramble at the top

Hidden 29/May/11 Lead O/S
gamp 29/May/11 Lead O/S
with mark darby
darbstar 29/May/11 Lead O/S

Very polished for the first few moves, not pleasant

Hidden 25/May/11 Lead O/S
Gerallt Owain 18/May/11 Lead O/S
stevechaps1 18/May/11 2nd
Luke Owens 14/May/11 TR O/S
Jack Delaney ?/May/11 Lead RP
with Vikki Morton
MrMarris 30/Apr/11 -
Bex_M 16/Apr/11 2nd
with Duncan Dunbar
Hidden 12/Apr/11 Lead O/S
afrosam 09/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Apr/11 Lead O/S
happy_c 24/Mar/11 Lead
happy_c 24/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Sam Simpson 19/Mar/11 Lead O/S
edisdead 19/Mar/11 2nd RP
with sam simpson
Hidden 19/Mar/11 Lead
Katie Simmons 13/Mar/11 Lead
ruraltim 04/Mar/11 2nd β
Hidden 29/Jan/11 TR
Jackspratt ??/2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Nov/10 TR O/S
Hidden 13/Nov/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 13/Nov/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Nov/10 TR O/S
mikespooner 31/Oct/10 Lead O/S
RKirke 31/Oct/10 Lead β
JenDurden 31/Oct/10 Lead dog
Hidden 30/Oct/10 Lead O/S
TiffTiff 30/Oct/10 Lead rpt
with Charlie Main
richardlongfils1986 25/Sep/10 Lead O/S
with claire morgan, ian dalloway
Hidden 25/Sep/10 Lead β
climbing_wiggy 25/Sep/10 2nd β
with Ian, Leon
Hidden 03/Sep/10 Lead rpt
Hidden 30/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Gtok 24/Aug/10 Lead β

Lead this for the first time. More like a 6a than a 5 to get started but is easier as you go up. Another short climb.

with Lawson David
goose2k7 22/Aug/10 TR O/S

Again Crappy Start

with Leon Bowen
skwiddy 22/Aug/10 TR β

Horrible amounts of polish

with George Bradford
Hidden 21/Aug/10 Lead
najki_2000 25/Jul/10 Lead dog

went leftwards at the bottom

with Chris Rose
Hidden 11/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Jul/10 Lead rpt
christina9689 04/Jul/10 TR
with dkelly
Hidden 03/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Emma-Louise Anderson 03/Jul/10 Lead O/S

A lovely warm up

MTS 20/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Kayla
Daymo 19/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Jun/10 2nd
rockjedi 10/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Jun/10 Lead O/S
christoph owen 26/May/10 AltLd O/S
with Mike L
duddjaco 25/May/10 Lead
AB744 25/May/10 Lead β
adam06 22/May/10 Lead

climbed direct, but felt 6a+ cause of polish

with mike
hellboundblr 17/May/10 Lead
with Danny Smudge
Hidden 17/May/10 Lead O/S
mew 13/May/10 Lead
climbingsheep 03/May/10 Lead rpt
with Andy McKenzie
Siany 03/May/10 -
with Rob Shepherd
deklan 03/May/10 Lead
with dad
andrewcurthoys 02/May/10 Lead O/S
joscott ?/May/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Hewin 11/Apr/10 Lead dnf

Managed to get the first bolt but just ridiculously polished! Couldn't get going!

with Perry
Hidden 14/Mar/10 Lead rpt
jandyd05 06/Mar/10 Lead rpt
Hidden 06/Mar/10 2nd
thetradlad 13/Feb/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Feb/10 TR dog
aoc211282 ??/2010 Lead O/S
Taum ??/2010 Lead
evyasb ??/2010 Lead
luda0801 ??/2010 -
guido ??/2010 Lead
nickevens 31/Oct/09 Lead O/S
with stuart grieves
Hidden 17/Oct/09 Lead O/S
treeminkies 15/Oct/09 2nd
with allen and leon
Hidden 11/Oct/09 Lead O/S
jaxxman 11/Oct/09 Lead
Mark_RMC 10/Oct/09 Lead

A very difficult bottom section (first 2-3 clips) then becomes a scramble.

with Michelle
0ddba11 ?/Oct/09 Lead
Ben Harper 19/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with shane, Cat
Hidden 07/Sep/09 Lead O/S
ritchierich 05/Sep/09 Lead RP

Very polished on lower section.

with Alan Evans
GDArkley 31/Aug/09 -
embob 16/Aug/09 Lead

Nice! Quite delicate at the bottom for a 5+.

with Alex
Sarajayne4 16/Aug/09 Lead rpt
ginger_bobs 16/Aug/09 2nd
with sara
Hidden 16/Aug/09 Lead
WoD 06/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Sophie
sofe13 06/Aug/09 TR
with Ben
Mike_T0501 25/Jul/09 TR
with Lynne
Gazleah 15/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with chester cmc
aide 02/Jul/09 AltLd O/S
with Dave Con
james.vandewaal 02/Jul/09 -
simozzer 30/Jun/09 TR rpt
with Matt
rocklobster 30/Jun/09 Lead
with Simon
Hidden 28/Jun/09 Lead O/S
jl 22/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with A School Group
JWB 21/Jun/09 Lead rpt


with Mike Allen
berni87 01/Jun/09 Lead
Hidden ?/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Chris Craggs 29/May/09 Lead O/S

Keep left for the holds. Polished.

with Sherri Davy
myoung 28/May/09 Lead
Roger Cruse 28/May/09 Lead O/S
with Jill
Kirill 23/May/09 Lead
with Dina, Ilia
Hidden 12/May/09 Lead RP
Frank Blakeley 12/May/09 Lead O/S
with Ian
Tomprusk 11/May/09 Lead O/S
with Matt
Hidden 03/May/09 Lead dnf
Hidden 03/May/09 Lead O/S
SteWatkins ?/May/09 -
rockjedi ?/May/09 Lead O/S
stevemcg 23/Apr/09 Lead
with Jason
Hidden 23/Apr/09 TR dnf
Hidden 22/Apr/09 Lead
JDSwain 19/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Rich Cannel
naughtybadboy 13/Apr/09 Lead
with Paul Gibson
Hidden 11/Apr/09 Lead O/S
jonny_098 04/Apr/09 Lead β

First section harder than it looks.

with Matt Bazire
simonw1 29/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Jo Scott
Hidden 27/Mar/09 Lead rpt
Hidden 27/Mar/09 Lead rpt
AndyM-LVB 22/Mar/09 Lead O/S
ChrisBigwood 21/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Mark Rowe
TiffTiff 22/Feb/09 Lead O/S
with Steve M
Matt Smith 22/Feb/09 Lead O/S
tbs105 21/Feb/09 Lead O/S
with Will
Hidden 21/Feb/09 TR O/S
gnc760 24/Jan/09 Lead O/S
with Lee
Hidden 24/Jan/09 TR
keith leonard ??/2009 -
Rich35 ??/2009 Lead
tunaficiency ??/2009 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Dec/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Dec/08 Lead O/S
Steeve ?/Nov/08 Lead O/S
gazbonutter 12/Oct/08 Lead dnf

could not make my feet stay on any of the poished footholds at the start so climbed off left eventually in frustration

Hidden 11/Sep/08 Lead
Hidden 30/Aug/08 TR
Hidden 20/Aug/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Aug/08 2nd O/S
Hidden 10/Aug/08 Lead rpt
lamma_hippie ?/Aug/08 Lead
with Katie barlow
Hidden 15/Jul/08 TR
jandyd05 26/Jun/08 Lead RP

Tricky low down. Felt more like a 6 to me. Would have been clean o/s but for a slip on 1st attempt.

with Ian Warren
Karlos 25/Jun/08 Lead O/S

Tough just getting off the ground. Felt ard for a 5+

with Ben
The Oracle 24/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Steve Graham
Hidden 13/Jun/08 2nd dog
donkster 13/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with DaveNW
Hidden 11/Jun/08 TR dog
Gtok 10/Jun/08 TR RP
with Mick
Brian Rodgers 07/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Lucy H
flower like 31/May/08 Lead O/S
with Chris Williams
ickleiz 31/May/08 Lead
with Duncan Willey
JWB 11/May/08 Lead
with Karen
matt0759 07/May/08 Lead
JWB 05/May/08 Lead O/S
with Laura
BruceW 05/May/08 Lead rpt
with Becca
El Rabano 05/May/08 Lead
with Mike Rignall
Hidden 05/May/08 2nd
climbingsheep 15/Mar/08 Lead O/S
with Meg Tripney, Mark Tripney, Richard Williams
Calder 02/Mar/08 Lead
@ndy 02/Mar/08 Lead O/S
nmwr 23/Feb/08 Lead β
Hidden 23/Feb/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Feb/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Feb/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Feb/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Feb/08 Lead
dts 09/Feb/08 Lead O/S
willson ??/2008 Lead
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
lee richards ??/2008 Lead
with robbo84
Hidden ??/2008 Lead O/S
vincentvega ??/2008 Lead
with danny robb
leaf1741 ??/2008 Lead O/S
argylectu ??/2008 Lead O/S
with Nick Hutson
littlenick ??/2008 Lead rpt
SMc ??/2008 Lead O/S
with Anne
dicky79 30/Dec/07 Lead rpt
with Pete
gibbo38 16/Nov/07 Lead O/S
with brian
Hidden 28/Oct/07 Lead
Carl Smethurst 21/Oct/07 Lead O/S
with Nigel Blandford
alwyn101 18/Oct/07 2nd O/S
climbingpixie 06/Oct/07 Lead O/S
with James
Hidden 06/Oct/07 Lead O/S
Jonny M 23/Sep/07 Lead O/S
GiveHerHelen 23/Sep/07 TR O/S
Hidden 22/Sep/07 Lead O/S
Dave Wearing 13/Aug/07 Lead
with Robbo.
SamStokes 11/Aug/07 Lead O/S
emilyj 11/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Andy Clarke 08/Aug/07 Lead O/S
with Tommo
Owen W-G 02/Aug/07 Lead O/S
with Simon Denison
nick ferro ?/Aug/07 -
Hidden 09/Jul/07 2nd rpt
Rob Davies ?/Jul/07 Lead

Started to rain before long

smallerrich 17/Jun/07 Lead O/S

A good warm up

D Berry 17/Jun/07 Lead rpt
with Claire Berry
trants1 07/Jun/07 Lead
with J Gough
Hidden 02/Jun/07 Lead O/S
glasto_mudd 02/Jun/07 2nd
robkbangor 29/May/07 Lead O/S
with Nic Sheerin
lindsam 24/May/07 Lead
Mike Gee 24/May/07 Lead O/S
with Lindsam
Richard Hession 22/May/07 Lead O/S
with Stu
Hidden 20/May/07 2nd O/S
lost.arrow 20/May/07 -
Matty 05/May/07 Lead O/S
with Charlie Tomlinson
Hidden 27/Apr/07 Lead dog
Hidden 27/Apr/07 Lead rpt
sce8 15/Apr/07 Lead dog
with David Spencer
Hidden 08/Apr/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Apr/07 Lead
Knoxy 04/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with David Clough
Hidden 04/Apr/07 Lead
tobydunford 01/Apr/07 Lead O/S
LiLaMont 01/Apr/07 Lead O/S
ebastock ?/Apr/07 2nd
with John Beddard
Sp0r7 C1mb3r 17/Mar/07 2nd

quite a crimpy start for a 5+ but all in all an easy route.

nufan 17/Mar/07 Lead O/S
Rob Davies ?/Mar/07 Lead
with Neil Hyde, Phil Ashton
D Berry 11/Feb/07 Lead rpt
with Claire Berry
Lloydfletch 07/Feb/07 Lead dog
with Danleatherjacket
gareth scott borthwick ??/2007 Lead O/S
with Harriet Brewster
Hidden ??/2007 -
fran04 ??/2007 TR
Hidden ??/2007 2nd
Hidden 19/Dec/06 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Nov/06 Lead
Somerset swede basher 28/Oct/06 Lead O/S
ducle 22/Oct/06 Lead O/S
with Adam Young
Hidden 22/Oct/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Oct/06 Lead O/S
Charles 20/Oct/06 Lead O/S
with Tom Fox
K Wall 09/Sep/06 Lead
with Richard, Martin
Mike Parker 01/Sep/06 Lead O/S
Tom M Williams 30/Aug/06 Lead
with Mick
Hidden 12/Aug/06 Lead O/S
a_d_tru 27/Jul/06 Lead β
with Julie
Hidden 27/Jul/06 2nd O/S
Hidden 16/Jul/06 Lead dog
jandyd05 ?/Jul/06 2nd O/S
with Ian Warren
Gooders ?/Jul/06 Lead O/S
with Ant
Swirly 04/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with katherine
John Marsland 03/Jun/06 Lead
with Goi
BruceW 03/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with Al D.
goi.ashmore 03/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with John Marsland
Haglington ?/Jun/06 Lead O/S
Rampikino 27/May/06 Lead
with MMC Various
A Crook 23/May/06 Lead O/S
dicky79 09/May/06 Lead O/S
with Mark
Dale ?/May/06 Lead O/S
with johny
Katy Nelson 19/Apr/06 Lead O/S
with Mark Kemball
Mark Kemball 19/Apr/06 Lead O/S
D Berry 25/Mar/06 Lead rpt
with Claire Berry
Hidden 22/Mar/06 Lead O/S
D Berry 18/Mar/06 Lead β

Nice flowing moves till just past the 2nd bolt, easier above.

with Claire Berry
Hidden ??/2006 Lead
Hidden ??/2006 Lead
Rob Davies 17/Sep/05 Lead
ASchwirtz 04/Feb/05 TR O/S
Hidden ??/2005 Lead β
Hidden ??/2005 Lead
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