35m. Another fine wall climb with great climbing and a sequency crux by the pegs. The fixed gear can be backed up with wires but the route is still a bold undertaking. High in the grade. Incorrectly described in West Country Climbs! The original line climbs up at the first spike NOT the second (Fay)spike.

FA. Steve Monks 17.5.87 17/May/1987

Ticklists: Great Wall Climbs of the UK, Very good routes in the UK, West Country Climbs, 100 or so good E6s - aye Caff.

Ed Booth 21/Jul Lead dnf

round two armed with twin ropes. shouted takes pumped out of my mind above the pegs(with fresh tat). worked crux above to the next break. no particularly good gear but ok to rest on, then went exploring up. bad rock and not much kit. in the end bailed all the way along a break to reach the Fay lower off felling traumatised. I reckon this is definitely E7 with the original start(which is a bit more dangerous), if the tat on the pegs is ok, and you get the wires, in then the crux is safe but its not piss and its really jumpy to get all the kit in. An impressive one for people that have onsighted it.

Adam Booth 20/Jul 2nd dog

Hard around the crux, and suspect rock in places, make the whole thing a pretty big undertaking.

Alex Mason 30/Jul/14 Lead β

Ground-up. Tried on the Monday with the RF start, got pumped and useless by top peg (looks shit). Lowered off. Returned on Wednesday after a tiring days bouldering and assault coursing, but armed with knowledge of this start. Went ok this time, tricky, reachy crux with a lot of hard climbing (sustained 5c/6a) either side.

with Jemma Powell
Hidden ??/2012 -
mwatson ??/2011 Lead dnf
Dave-Westlake ?/Aug/10 Lead O/S

Onsight Aug 2010, amazing route and worth the wait

Hidden 15/Jul/09 2nd dog
Toby Dunn 29/May/09 -

Attempted - three long falls onto top peg. High point reaching better holds and a nut slot after hard thin sequqnce on side pulls. Too hot!

with Simon Lee
Dave Musgrove Jnr ?/Aug/03 Lead O/S
with Viv
Hidden 13/Jun/99 Lead dnf
Chris Wright 24/Aug/91 Lead O/S
keefe 27/May/91 Lead O/S
Glenn Sutcliffe 27/May/91 -
with keefe
Mike Owen 08/Aug/89 -
with Elaine Owen
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