Rockfax Description
A similar but harder climb to its neighbour Out of the Blue. Start between the crack in the bulge of Out of the Blue and the corner that defines the right side of the wall.
Climb boldly up the wall to better holds and gear. Follow a series of reasonable holds up the sustained upper wall to the top. © Rockfax

FA. R. Harrison Jun/1987

Ticklists: West Country Climbs, Alex's Cornwall and Devon ticklist, Ultimate E4 ticklist.

Hidden 25/Oct/15 TR rpt
mattnuttall 16/Aug/15 Lead O/S

Last route of day... Tired and probably climbed a bit far right. Also didn't have much gear big enough left after half way so scary. Good though.

Jackislav 19/Jul/15 Lead O/S
ferdia 18/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with Misha, Andrew Wilson
Misha 18/Jul/15 2nd O/S

Easy to second, especially if you quickly find the hidden hold, but must be scary to lead as it's bold to the break. Steady pulling above but you feel it by the end. Worth E4 for the bold bit, E3 physically.

Andrew Wilson 18/Jul/15 2nd O/S
with Ferdia
Hidden 04/Jul/15 Lead O/S
phil64 27/May/15 Lead O/S

Great moves and Ace climbing

with Ali Taylor
Adam Booth 11/May/15 Lead O/S
Ed Booth 11/May/15 2nd O/S
kingholmesy ??/2015 Lead O/S
with Colin
Alex moore 05/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Alex Mason 27/Jul/14 Lead O/S

Bold to start, Superb E3 beyond.

with Jemma Powell
Pippa 15/Jun/14 Lead O/S
mountain_jay 15/Jun/14 2nd
R2B 01/Jun/14 Lead O/S

Good climbing. Like it says in the guide, similar to it's neighbour. Classic Sharpnose. Loved it.

with Charlotte
NancyJones 01/Jun/14 2nd dog
Hidden 01/Jun/14 2nd dog
Justin T 01/Jun/14 Lead O/S

Steady climbing but steady approach needed.

with Nancy
Hidden 31/May/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/May/14 2nd O/S
Bristoldave 30/May/14 Lead β

Had a look at the gear for the start from the ab

with john and steve
andy_pemberton 04/May/14 Lead

Great route. Pulled a small flake off just above the first good break, which added to the spice factor.

with Brian Hannon
Hidden 02/May/14 2nd
Ed Babs 20/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with AlexD
AlexD 20/Sep/13 2nd
with Ed
mike lawrence? 03/Sep/13 2nd
with FatRob
Mike W 08/Jul/13 Lead β
Luke Dawson 08/Jun/13 TR rpt
Hidden 07/May/13 Lead rpt
Michael Aylen 07/May/13 2nd
with Macca
Rob84 05/May/13 2nd dog
with Rob Greenwood
Hidden 22/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Jun/12 2nd
El3ctroFuzz 11/Jun/12 2nd O/S

Cool route. Large loose flake holding other loose rock just below half height. Quality climb.

with George Coiley
Hidden ??/2012 -
john nightingale 09/Aug/11 Lead O/S

Large loose hold at 30ft up

Fran S8 09/Aug/11 2nd
dannyboy83 30/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Dad
Adam Lincoln 09/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Keith Sharples, Kev Avery
nickdonohue ?/Jul/11 Lead
with Andy March
thomasadixon 26/Jun/11 Lead O/S

Class. Not that bold, not that hard...Sharpnose is awesome.

with Mike
Neil Adams 27/May/11 2nd O/S
jameshiggins 27/May/11 Lead O/S
with Neil Adams
Hidden 24/Apr/11 2nd
Hidden 24/Apr/11 2nd O/S
pezzerrr 17/Apr/11 Lead O/S
mwatson ??/2011 -
carlgodfrey 22/Oct/10 TR RP
Tom Last 06/Oct/10 TR
Hidden 02/Sep/10 Lead β
benkelsey 02/Sep/10 2nd O/S

good climbing - crimpy holds between the long reaches between bigger holds and rests.

Hidden 17/Jul/10 TR
Toby Dunn 04/Apr/09 Lead
with Alex Hughes
Hidden ??/2009 TR O/S
sara n 10/Oct/08 TR
with Neville Contractor
Hidden 08/May/08 Lead O/S
Chad123 20/Apr/08 AltLd O/S

A bit bold at the bottom but not too bad if you look around. Lovely sustained steep, juggy climbing with some tricky bulges at the top - I managed to lace it with gear, just about worth E4 I think or tough E3 5c....

with Emily
Hidden ?/Jun/07 Lead O/S
datoon 07/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with MJ
Hidden ?/Feb/07 Lead RP
eley1 ?/Feb/07 2nd
with graham
Hidden ??/2007 -
feilx 17/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with Crazy Tom
beanfingers 17/Jun/06 2nd O/S

exciting unprotected start.

with felix
Gus 28/May/06 Lead O/S
with mini pickles
Dave-Westlake ??/2006 -
Hidden 11/Jul/05 2nd
tuftynick ??/2003 -
tuftynick ??/2003 Lead O/S
Tim M ??/2000 Lead O/S
Rich Kirby ?/Aug/98 Lead O/S
with Robin
Hidden 15/Aug/97 Lead O/S
Roget 16/Jun/97 Lead O/S
lowersharpnose 24/May/97 Lead O/S

Ace. Lots of tiny wires.

with tombawimba
FATBOYFAT ??/1994 Lead O/S
with Dave Henderson
Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Hidden, Kipper-Phil Smith, EyebrowTom, alexjz, Ian Jones, Ropeboy, pmot
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