Rockfax Description
13m. An attractive steep grey wall of fine rock. © Rockfax

FA. Gary Gibson 9.7.05 09/Jul/2005

ClimberDateStyleNotes & Partners
Dan Hostford 19/Sep Lead O/S

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

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

Never a 5, like climbing glass.

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
Matt Bill Platypus 17/May Lead O/S
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
Gordon Henderson
Hidden 05/Oct/14 TR
Birdz ?/Oct/14 Lead O/S
Spillers 27/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Zoe Silsbury
Hidden 08/Aug/14 Lead O/S
crazy pierre 03/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Scott Araya, Karen Baker
Senna 03/Aug/14 Lead O/S
scottaraya 03/Aug/14 Lead
eduardo 03/Aug/14 Lead rpt
P Rogers 21/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Jul/14 AltLd β
steady 12/Jul/14 Lead O/S
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
aerobiee 22/Jun/14 Lead O/S
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
The Exotic One, Chuck Norris
henry.jeffreys 25/Jan/14 Lead O/S
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
robin, jim
Robin Nichols 05/Oct/13 2nd O/S
Tony Kartawick 22/Sep/13 Lead O/S

desperately polished

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
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
Debs 06/Jun/13 2nd
Hidden ?/Jun/13 2nd
Hidden 31/May/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/May/13 Lead rpt
eduardo 19/May/13 Lead O/S
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

Kerstin_V 08/Sep/12 Lead
Hidden ?/Aug/12 Lead
robandian ?/Aug/12 Lead O/S
mick1jones 25/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Simon Holding
DaveJ 11 24/Jul/12 TR O/S
Zara_92 21/Jul/12 2nd
Hidden 17/Jul/12 Lead rpt
sideswiper ?/Jul/12 Lead O/S
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!

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
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.

Chris Mitchell
Hidden 19/Mar/12 Lead O/S
paulpitcher 17/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Angus Dell
Owain Llewelyn 16/Mar/12 Lead
anth_smith 11/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Calder 10/Mar/12 Lead O/S
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
sianais ??/2012 -
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
joey gilham
tocall 09/Oct/11 Lead O/S
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.

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

ladislav 14/Aug/11 TR RP
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
Chris Rose
tommy 31/Jul/11 TR
boardbagged 29/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Andy Owen
moelfras 16/Jul/11 Lead
Rosyk 03/Jul/11 TR O/S
Jay-Ast 03/Jul/11 Lead O/S
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
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
Vikki Morton
MrMarris 30/Apr/11 -
Bex_M 16/Apr/11 2nd
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
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
Charlie Main
richardlongfils1986 25/Sep/10 Lead O/S
claire morgan, ian dalloway
Hidden 25/Sep/10 Lead β
climbing_wiggy 25/Sep/10 2nd β
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.

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

Again Crappy Start

Leon Bowen
skwiddy 22/Aug/10 TR β

Horrible amounts of polish

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

went leftwards at the bottom

Chris Rose
Hidden 11/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Jul/10 Lead rpt
christina9689 04/Jul/10 TR
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
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
duddjaco 25/May/10 Lead
AB744 25/May/10 Lead β
adam06 22/May/10 Lead

climbed direct, but felt 6a+ cause of polish

hellboundblr 17/May/10 Lead
Danny Smudge
Hidden 17/May/10 Lead O/S
mew 13/May/10 Lead
climbingsheep 03/May/10 Lead rpt
Andy McKenzie
Siany 03/May/10 -
Rob Shepherd
deklan 03/May/10 Lead
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!

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
stuart grieves
Hidden 17/Oct/09 Lead O/S
treeminkies 15/Oct/09 2nd
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.

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

Very polished on lower section.

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

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

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


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.

Sherri Davy
myoung 28/May/09 Lead
Roger Cruse 28/May/09 Lead O/S
Kirill 23/May/09 Lead
Dina, Ilia
Hidden 12/May/09 Lead RP
Frank Blakeley 12/May/09 Lead O/S
Tomprusk 11/May/09 Lead O/S
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
Hidden 23/Apr/09 TR dnf
Hidden 22/Apr/09 Lead
JDSwain 19/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Rich Cannel
naughtybadboy 13/Apr/09 Lead
Paul Gibson
Hidden 11/Apr/09 Lead O/S
jonny_098 04/Apr/09 Lead β

First section harder than it looks.

Matt Bazire
simonw1 29/Mar/09 Lead O/S
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
Mark Rowe
TiffTiff 22/Feb/09 Lead O/S
Steve M
Matt Smith 22/Feb/09 Lead O/S
tbs105 21/Feb/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Feb/09 TR O/S
Gareth Clendinning (UBMC) 24/Jan/09 Lead O/S
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
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.

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

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

The Oracle 24/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Steve Graham
Hidden 13/Jun/08 2nd dog
donkster 13/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Jun/08 TR dog
Gtok 10/Jun/08 TR RP
Brian Rodgers 07/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Lucy H
flower like 31/May/08 Lead O/S
Chris Williams
ickleiz 31/May/08 Lead
Duncan Willey
JWB 11/May/08 Lead
matt0759 07/May/08 Lead
JWB 05/May/08 Lead O/S
BruceW 05/May/08 Lead rpt
El Rabano 05/May/08 Lead
Mike Rignall
Hidden 05/May/08 2nd
climbingsheep 15/Mar/08 Lead O/S
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
Hidden ??/2008 Lead O/S
vincentvega ??/2008 Lead
danny robb
leaf1741 ??/2008 Lead O/S
argylectu ??/2008 Lead O/S
Nick Hutson
littlenick ??/2008 Lead rpt
SMc ??/2008 Lead O/S
dicky79 30/Dec/07 Lead rpt
gibbo38 16/Nov/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Oct/07 Lead
Carl Smethurst 21/Oct/07 Lead O/S
Nigel Blandford
alwyn101 18/Oct/07 2nd O/S
climbingpixie 06/Oct/07 Lead O/S
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
SamStokes 11/Aug/07 Lead O/S
emilyj 11/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Andy Clarke 08/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Owen W-G 02/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Simon Denison
nick ferro ?/Aug/07 -
Hidden 09/Jul/07 2nd rpt
smallerrich 17/Jun/07 Lead O/S

A good warm up

D Berry 17/Jun/07 Lead rpt
Claire Berry
trants1 07/Jun/07 Lead
J Gough
Hidden 02/Jun/07 Lead O/S
glasto_mudd 02/Jun/07 2nd
robkbangor 29/May/07 Lead O/S
Nic Sheerin
lindsam 24/May/07 Lead
Mike Gee 24/May/07 Lead O/S
Richard Hession 22/May/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/May/07 2nd O/S
Matty 05/May/07 Lead O/S
Charlie Tomlinson
Hidden 27/Apr/07 Lead dog
Hidden 27/Apr/07 Lead rpt
sce8 15/Apr/07 Lead dog
David Spencer
Hidden 08/Apr/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Apr/07 Lead
Knoxy 04/Apr/07 Lead O/S
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
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
D Berry 11/Feb/07 Lead rpt
Claire Berry
Lloydfletch 07/Feb/07 Lead dog
gareth scott borthwick ??/2007 Lead O/S
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
Adam Young
Hidden 22/Oct/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Oct/06 Lead O/S
Charles 20/Oct/06 Lead O/S
Tom Fox
K Wall 09/Sep/06 Lead
Richard, Martin
Mike Parker 01/Sep/06 Lead O/S
Tom M Williams 30/Aug/06 Lead
Hidden 12/Aug/06 Lead O/S
a_d_tru 27/Jul/06 Lead β
Hidden 27/Jul/06 2nd O/S
Hidden 16/Jul/06 Lead dog
jandyd05 ?/Jul/06 2nd O/S
Ian Warren
Gooders ?/Jul/06 Lead O/S
Swirly 04/Jun/06 Lead O/S
John Marsland 03/Jun/06 Lead
BruceW 03/Jun/06 Lead O/S
Al D.
goi.ashmore 03/Jun/06 Lead O/S
John Marsland
Haglington ?/Jun/06 Lead O/S
Rampikino 27/May/06 Lead
MMC Various
A Crook 23/May/06 Lead O/S
dicky79 09/May/06 Lead O/S
Dale ?/May/06 Lead O/S
Katy Nelson 19/Apr/06 Lead O/S
Mark Kemball
Mark Kemball 19/Apr/06 Lead O/S
D Berry 25/Mar/06 Lead rpt
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.

Claire Berry
Hidden ??/2006 Lead
Hidden ??/2006 Lead
ASchwirtz 04/Feb/05 TR O/S
Hidden ??/2005 Lead β
Hidden ??/2005 Lead
High 6a
Mid 6a
Low 6a
High 5c
Mid 5c
Low 5c
High 5b
Mid 5b
Low 5b
Votes cast 47
Votes cast 36
Style of ascent
Alt Leads
Not Set
Flashed (β)
Not Set