80m, 2 pitches.

Rockfax Description
Dartmoor's enduring classic gives sustained and engrossing climbing on perfect rock. Start at a short, square-cut pillar below a steep flake-crack.
1) 5b, 16m. Climb the short pillar to beneath the bulging and rounded flake-crack. Forceful moves into and up the crack are then followed by a delicate and technical traverse right to a hanging belay on nuts and a tied-off chickenhead.
2) 5a, 20m. Traverse a short way rightwards and climb a flake-crack and the insecure drainpipe above to easier, slabby climbing and the summit. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
By popular UKC demand this will remain at E1 for now!

FA. D.Bassett 1961 15/Jun/1961

Ticklists: West Country Climbs, Rockfax West Country top 50, Ultimate E1 ticklist.

Lumbering Oaf 12/Oct AltLd O/S

P1. Luca P2. Lovely climbing and a great traverse and belay at the tied-off chicken head. Bit soft for 5b?

with Luca
tcn_2002 27/Sep Lead
Hamish777 26/Sep AltLd O/S

A really good P1 lead by Andrea. P2 was good, just a little thin for gear in the runnel. My first E1!!

with Andrea
andrea83 26/Sep AltLd RP

Great route. Lead P1. Foot popped off unexpectedly nearish the bottom and took a small fall! Lowered down and did it from the bottom again clean without rest/fall. Found the traverse much easier than expected. Hamish did great leading P2.

with Hamish
Graham Westbrook 20/Sep Lead O/S

Led both pitches

with Matt Kemp
twill 31/Aug Lead O/S
Hartz 31/Aug 2nd

Twills' first O/S E1

with twill
Hidden 29/Aug Lead rpt
Master Chief 17/Aug 2nd O/S
Spearos 17/Aug Lead O/S
Nathan Chrismas 08/Aug 2nd dog

Found this a bit tough getting up the crack at the start. More oomph required.

with Lucas F
Hidden 08/Aug Lead O/S
spgibbs 02/Aug 2nd dog

Came off on the traverse, bugger.

Jackislav 02/Aug Lead rpt

1 pitch, much more fun

LRob 01/Aug Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Jul Lead O/S
Lewis Stewart 30/Jul 2nd rpt
LanceSolf 16/Jul Lead G/U
Will7777 16/Jul 2nd
Phil79 01/Jul 2nd O/S

Fantastic route.

with Steve H
cdpuk 27/Jun Lead O/S

Felt sustained. Did in one pitch but would advise against due to rope drag. Top out is much further away than it looks.

Hidden 27/Jun 2nd dog
Pete Randall 27/Jun 2nd O/S
with Alex, Chris P, Seb
Hidden 27/Jun 2nd dog
No? Yes! 27/Jun Lead
mreynolds 24/Jun 2nd dog
timreynolds 24/Jun Lead
islandlynx 20/Jun 2nd
Matt77 20/Jun Lead O/S

Done as one long pitch.

with Shane
LanceSolf 16/Jun 2nd O/S
with Duncan Potts
Rob Davies 15/Jun AltLd

Hardest bit is traverse R - starting crack is OK and P2 is easy

with Dave Nicol
Hinchrn 14/Jun AltLd dog
with Tom Berks
Adam Hill 10/Jun 2nd

Peeled off 3 times. Too pumped at beginning after getting position wrong. Needed to commit more. Then off again on traverse, needed to get feet right.

with Simon
JamieSparkes 07/Jun Lead O/S

perfect, well protected climbing on great rock. IT is however, much longer than listed in the guide book. Abseiling from the summit block belay to retrieve a backrope anchor from the traverse left me with only about 5m of rope left from a pair of 60s!

martin one 07/Jun 2nd O/S
with Markus
Sam Simpson 28/May AltLd O/S
Hidden 28/May AltLd O/S
Will Mortimer 27/May AltLd O/S
Hidden 27/May AltLd rpt
surf1nal-kern0w 25/May AltLd O/S

Woop Woop. First E1 lead P1. or it is a HVS! I don't care. Thanks to great encouragement from partner. Once that Hex was in I was on it. What a traverse! Fantastic. Topped off with a hated hanging belay at Chicken head. all Good. We finished P 2 in Windy conditions as usual on Haytor

clubmanpete 25/May AltLd

Done first pitch to gave that to my buddie... finally got to lead the second pitch with half a cam in the drain pipe.. felt solid enough once compited to it....

supersouthward 23/May -
matt_read 23/May 2nd O/S
Bargate_Champ 04/May Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Apr AltLd β
Caspian Johnson 18/Apr Lead O/S

Great climb!

petegunn 09/Apr Lead

A superb end to an excellent few sunny days on the moor 😃 Done in a oner.

with Davina
Hidden 09/Apr 2nd O/S
andycash 08/Apr Lead O/S
with chris day
petecallaghan 08/Apr Lead O/S
with Scott Borden, Josey Field
Andy Moles 05/Apr Lead O/S
with Ferdia
ferdia 05/Apr 2nd
with Andy
cornishben 07/Mar AltLd O/S
with Rich Draisey
nickstephens 30/Dec/14 2nd dnf
with Alex choo-choo-arse Moore, Jordon
Jack Porteous 07/Dec/14 AltLd O/S

Lead 2nd pitch

Stroppy 06/Dec/14 Lead O/S

Absolutely Incredible route, done as 1 pitch, just wish I could have felt my hands on the traverse!!!

tombushell 06/Dec/14 2nd
with Ed
Hidden 12/Oct/14 Lead O/S
C coldwell-storry 24/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with jake Rodgers
LDJ 18/Sep/14 Lead
with Tom
Brian H 14/Sep/14 Lead rpt
with Martin Slater
Hidden 13/Sep/14 Lead O/S
David Staples 13/Sep/14 2nd dnf
Tom Seccombe 08/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with James Arding
Lee_Meaden 05/Sep/14 AltLd O/S
with Luke Robinson
Hidden 24/Aug/14 AltLd O/S
Hidden 02/Aug/14 Lead dog
LauraTejada ?/Aug/14 2nd

Need a strong confident second. Traverse is delicate and if your unfit after the first pulls, you can just fall across like I did ;-)

Hidden ?/Aug/14 Lead
climbhannahclimb 30/Jul/14 2nd O/S
with Nick Stephens, Jay Jackson
Hidden 30/Jul/14 AltLd rpt
nickstephens 30/Jul/14 AltLd O/S
with Jay Jackson, Hanna
pheotleyr 27/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Rich
Hidden 22/Jul/14 AltLd O/S
DredStripe 19/Jul/14 AltLd RP

P1:2nd, P2 led with a fall out of the drainpipe.

tskelhon 19/Jul/14 Lead O/S
clmacdonald 19/Jul/14 2nd
dbrooks 16/Jul/14 AltLd O/S

led pitch 2

with John
Dilwat 15/Jul/14 Lead O/S

Lead both pitches. Tough start and traverse is thin if you go low. Good varied route.

with Dave P
Jenny Dart 13/Jul/14 2nd
Alex the Alex 13/Jul/14 AltLd O/S

Awesome! Two brilliant pitches and no real signs of wear considering their popularity. Led pitch two as the sun went down.

with Jenny, Robin
Robin Woodward 13/Jul/14 AltLd

Great route in an amazing position! Lead P.1. Got into the crack fine, but faffed for a bit with gear and sussing out options before finally committing to the traverse. A great end to a poor day of climbing for me.

with Alex
Ewan Russell 10/Jul/14 2nd O/S
with Tom Nichols
Chaman 05/Jul/14 AltLd O/S

I led first pitch. First crack was really tough, traverse was great!

Hidden 05/Jul/14 AltLd rpt
kennythescot ?/Jul/14 Lead O/S
elyben 27/Jun/14 Lead
Hidden 25/Jun/14 AltLd O/S
Sophie Nunn 24/Jun/14 AltLd O/S


with Gid
gidmord 24/Jun/14 AltLd O/S

Lead second pitch

ewanthomson 22/Jun/14 AltLd

Fantastic! Led P1, Will P2. Getting into the first crack was a struggle! Lovely traverse!

Will Mortimer 22/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Ewan Thopson
Gabe Oliver 06/Jun/14 Lead O/S

Two pitches as one. A little on the soft side of E1

Hidden 05/Jun/14 2nd rpt
Nevil 27/May/14 Lead
with Vince
Vincej 27/May/14 2nd
with Nevil
waydan 26/May/14 Lead O/S

Great climb, strong climbing in places, had a great laugh with Swifty all the way up.

clubmanpete 26/May/14 AltLd

A very random decision to have a bash at this and never really thought we would get up it... but was buzzing that we did and in style may in add... cracking climbing!!!!

with lmacey
lmacey 26/May/14 Lead
with Pete campion
Hidden 17/May/14 Lead dog
Lewis Stewart 15/May/14 Lead O/S
John Pickles 14/May/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/May/14 2nd
Kirill 05/May/14 Lead β

Climbed it again in an attempt to fight off the demons after a somewhat traumatic ascent the day before.

with Dina
Martin Bagshaw 04/May/14 Lead O/S

Ran pitches together. Topping out on a granite dome was reminiscent of yosemite. Tad bit more moss though!

ashtond6 21/Apr/14 Lead O/S

Led as one, felt benchmark E1 with mossy damp cracks & rope drag

alp79 21/Apr/14 2nd

Great route, not easy

snook 19/Apr/14 AltLd O/S

Been on my wishlist since last year but was not confident enough to lead it. Stoked with the onsight of Pitch 2. Alex smashed the delicate traverse

James Oswald 14/Apr/14 Lead O/S

Done in one pitch with the second pitch of rhino. Totally and climbing. Then did the first pitch of think into the second pitch of this. Totally ace, though I fell off both of rhino's crux moves..

with lex
James.helm 30/Mar/14 2nd dnf

Struggled with traverse across to hanging belay. sketched out

Jack J Keogan 30/Mar/14 Lead dnf

First pitch clean onsight, james struggle with crux as hasn't been climbing for months so lowered off the anchor and ab'd from the top to reclaim gear form the anchor. Also reclimbed and down-climbed until the traverse to get gear form the route back. Looking forward to going for it again.

Hidden 26/Feb/14 Lead O/S
s.thursz 26/Feb/14 2nd
lawsy_boy1 ??/2014 Lead O/S
Tom D ??/2014 AltLd
Hidden 06/Oct/13 2nd O/S
cathymiller 06/Oct/13 2nd
Hidden 05/Oct/13 Lead rpt
KDhruev 19/Sep/13 Lead O/S
nickstephens 14/Sep/13 AltLd O/S
gg4419 14/Sep/13 AltLd rpt

Lead pitch 1.

Jackislav 13/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Matt Amos 12/Sep/13 Lead O/S

Did in one pitch with a single rope. Insane rope drag!!!!

chrisdevon 02/Sep/13 2nd
with Mike
Hidden ?/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Norman_P_W 22/Aug/13 AltLd
with Bob M
Hidden 22/Aug/13 AltLd
zcsharp 03/Aug/13 Lead rpt
with Ollie Stevens
Hidden 03/Aug/13 2nd O/S
Matthew Robinson 01/Aug/13 Lead
with Rebecca
Tom Last 09/Jul/13 2nd rpt

Great to do this again.

with Billy
Hidden 09/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Jul/13 2nd
jonlord ?/Jul/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 29/Jun/13 AltLd O/S
LJC 21/Jun/13 Lead

Now with in-situ gold wallnut. P1+2.

with Theo
theocelano 21/Jun/13 2nd
with luca
alice fuller 07/Jun/13 Lead β

1st E1 lead - led both pitches. Previously seconded Will 2010.

R2B 05/Jun/13 AltLd O/S

Led P2. First multipitch lead on the moors.

with Justin
esther ?/Jun/13 Lead
Hidden 31/May/13 Lead O/S
danJBA 30/May/13 Lead O/S

One pitch

Kayan 30/May/13 2nd
dodfoster 25/May/13 AltLd O/S
metal arms 25/May/13 2nd
stephen ashworth 06/May/13 2nd
with john frost, martin clarke
martin clarke 06/May/13 2nd
Ed morris 06/May/13 AltLd O/S

I led the second pitch, the flake at the belay sounds hollow.

with Colin
tim.fairhall 27/Apr/13 Lead O/S

As 1 pitch

with Matt
nickstephens 02/Feb/13 Lead O/S
with Shaun McCance
Grabtheslab ??/2013 -
climberkayaker ??/2013 Lead β
willhornby ??/2013 -
Cheese Monkey 11/Nov/12 2nd O/S

Fun fun fun! Not so fun having numb feet on the delicate traverse and second pitch. Iain took a nice whipper and landed next to me on the hanging belay

with Martin, Iain
willbatho ?/Nov/12 Lead O/S
hornbywill 21/Oct/12 Lead O/S

did it in one no hanging belay

shoulders 20/Oct/12 AltLd O/S

lead fiset pitch. Went for 2nd in one long runout but rope drag,lack of gear and exhaustion stopped me.

with pete lewis
Hidden 06/Oct/12 AltLd dog
Hidden 06/Oct/12 AltLd O/S
tim exley 21/Sep/12 Lead dnf

Going so well until Ben couldn't do the traverse. Lowered off n

with ben padbrury
Hidden 02/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Ed Babs 19/Aug/12 AltLd O/S

P1. Really really good.

with Mike Hawkins
Hidden 19/Aug/12 Lead
Infinite Granite 10/Aug/12 Lead dog

Awesome climb, took a tasty little fall on it but finished both pitches on lead in the end. Perfect weather.

with Joey
Davebryant ?/Aug/12 Lead O/S
sam.hann ?/Aug/12 2nd
Doug miller 28/Jul/12 Lead rpt
with alex steele
zcsharp 28/Jul/12 Lead dnf

Did the first pitch clean onsight, Charlie was exhausted after working on the flier for most of the time were there and couldn't finish seconding the first pitch, having no chance of leading the second pitch we had to bail.

with Charlie
cbeard 28/Jul/12 2nd dog

Didn't finish as I'd burnt out and could no longer climb... Better luck next time!

with Jamie
Sean Kelly 23/Jul/12 Lead

3* climb and quite sustained at the grade. Done in one long runout. Brilliant pro & beautiful weather!

with Harry Pearce
Hidden 22/Jul/12 Lead
Hidden 20/Jul/12 AltLd O/S
andy_pemberton 19/Jul/12 Lead

Done in one pitch.

with Brian Hannon
Brian H 19/Jul/12 2nd rpt
with Andy Pemberton
Stanners 15/Jul/12 AltLd O/S

Top pitch. What a route!

Quarryboy 15/Jul/12 AltLd O/S

Second E1 of the day although I think it is just HVS, fantastic climbing with both thuggish and delicate moves as well an exposed belay to top it all off. Drinks of cider all round upon success. (led pitch 1)

Jamiet297 08/Jul/12 2nd O/S
with David C
Hidden 08/Jul/12 Lead
Motown 04/Jul/12 AltLd O/S

Second pitch.

with Erik
French Erick 04/Jul/12 AltLd O/S
with will
chris ebbutt 04/Jul/12 AltLd

lead first pitch

with Dave C.
tom169 01/Jul/12 2nd rpt
with Jerome
Hidden 24/Jun/12 AltLd
Hidden 19/Jun/12 2nd
smollett 19/Jun/12 Lead

Jurga refused first pitch after a brief attempt. Waited ages for oliver to be free to second it.

yarbles 19/Jun/12 AltLd

Second pitch - (easier than first)

with James
efrance24234 13/Jun/12 Lead O/S

In one pitch. The runnel bit was wet so felt E1for sure.

Michael Aylen 09/Jun/12 AltLd O/S

Lead first pitch

with Kris
mbradberry2008 26/May/12 Lead dnf

Some back issues early on in the route so down climbed and removed the gear, am coming back for this!

with James Mccann
mark schramm 24/May/12 2nd rpt
with Andy G
francois 24/May/12 Lead β

Probably HVS and not E1. Done in one big pitch. Previously seconded the first pitch. It still feels pretty delicate on the traverse, teetering on small crystals for feet. The runnel pitch was excellent, nicely exposed and good flowing climbing! Didn't think the second pitch was run out.

with Ben
mark schramm 06/May/12 AltLd

Led 2nd pitch

with Anthony
Anthony Dixon 06/May/12 Lead

Both pitches.

Doug miller 04/May/12 Lead O/S

Lead both pitches

with alex steele
Alex Steele 04/May/12 2nd
Oddjob 16/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with Ramon
guy757 16/Apr/12 -
rustaldo 08/Apr/12 AltLd O/S

A cracking route! I lead pitch 1, hanging belay was good fun.

with Jordon
Jordon Fleming 08/Apr/12 AltLd O/S
with matt
Elaine Budden 30/Mar/12 2nd rpt
with Tristan Sherlock
Tristan Sherlock 30/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Mr Tickle 24/Mar/12 2nd rpt
with Max Railing
burto 24/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with tom powell
Hidden 24/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Mar/12 Lead O/S
nickstephens 03/Mar/12 AltLd O/S
Mr Powly ?/Mar/12 Lead β

on Ian's gear

with Rozzy
gg4419 ?/Mar/12 Lead O/S

Led Pitch 2

Hidden ??/2012 AltLd O/S
Hidden ??/2012 Lead O/S
ian d f 26/Nov/11 Lead O/S

Did in one pitch and suffered crippling rope drag at the top.

mark schramm 22/Oct/11 Lead rpt
with tom m
tommoulds 22/Oct/11 2nd dnf
with Schramm
Jonathan Emett 03/Oct/11 2nd O/S

very nice.

with toby
katherinesydney 01/Oct/11 2nd β

yay! great. and so different all the way up

Bobby Gilbert 01/Oct/11 Lead O/S
p2-melhuish ?/Oct/11 Lead
MBarraclough 30/Sep/11 2nd O/S
Jim Slater 22/Sep/11 Lead O/S

Led as one pitch.

gowla 14/Sep/11 Lead β
with Alex Burns
Stone Muppet 02/Sep/11 Lead O/S

Took hanging belay but then led on when Ami decided not to follow

with ah
GPN 31/Aug/11 Lead O/S

1 pitch.

with Annette
Graeme Hammond 29/Aug/11 Lead O/S

Utterly Brilliant!!! as one pitch (thanks to Becky for the suggesting this as it was probably so much better as one big pitch). 50m gets you to the block right at the top with correctly extended runners.

with Becky E
Becky E 29/Aug/11 2nd

Struggled on the initial moves (never really found the sequence???) but then really enjoyed the rest.

Alkis 28/Aug/11 Lead RP

Got my right hand trapped while jamming at the bottom and fell off, then restarted from the ground and did the whole thing clean. Be careful with the rope lengths, did it with a doubled 60m rope and run out on the slabs.

with Chris Nawrat
Cragrat Rich 27/Aug/11 Lead O/S

Very nice climbing on great rock. Seemed pretty soft touch after all the recent stuff I'd been on.

Hidden 27/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Chad123 09/Aug/11 AltLd O/S

Nice climb, not as good as Interrogation but plenty of interest. Quite a thuggy crux overhang but the rest is fine for grade...

with Emily
andi turner 08/Aug/11 Lead

Extremely windy. It was rattling my eyelids.

with Eddie
Souljah 08/Aug/11 -

Brilliant route, was blowing a bit tho!

with Andi T
i_a_coops 08/Aug/11 2nd
Hidden ?/Aug/11 2nd
dannyboy83 28/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Dad
dale1968 24/Jul/11 2nd O/S
with Tom
Hidden 24/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Jul/11 Lead O/S
mark schramm 02/Jul/11 Lead rpt

lead 1st pitch

flashpanther 02/Jul/11 Lead β

Climbed at an awesome sunset after dinner... Also mark I think you left a sling and a snap gate, My friend chris has them and will post them on the lost gear as soon as he can.

dmaldonado 01/Jul/11 2nd dog
Hidden ?/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Chris Sansum 25/Jun/11 AltLd O/S
with Gary Lewin
Hidden 23/Jun/11 AltLd
tobydunford 04/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/May/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 25/May/11 AltLd O/S
Fultonius 25/May/11 Lead O/S
with Burnsie
jonnie3430 25/May/11 Lead O/S
with Carol
James Mitchelmore 25/May/11 Lead O/S
Homes 24/May/11 2nd
with Leo
ParkFace 24/May/11 2nd O/S

Awesome route on an awesome evening, on the wishlist for a repeat lead!

with Pete Greening
leohl 24/May/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/May/11 Lead
cripper 04/May/11 2nd dnf

Almost finished the first pitch seconding when i screwed up removing a cam from a bad position and took a 25ft fall, luckily it swung me in a big arc under an overhang instead of straight into it, and the only thing that happened was a bit of a bust up knee where it hit the rock on the fall. (nb, do more falling practice)

with Ben
nickdonohue ?/May/11 Lead
with Pete Merrick
Hidden 30/Apr/11 AltLd
Hidden 30/Apr/11 2nd
Hidden 29/Apr/11 AltLd O/S
Liam FLeming 28/Apr/11 Lead O/S
kdalzell 27/Apr/11 2nd
Helnorris 18/Apr/11 2nd

Brillant climbing, Really enjoyable, testing route. Traverse was pretty tricky as a second, and a case of just committing to it. Really worth doing though.

stvredmond 18/Apr/11 Lead

first day ever climbing on granite and was brilliant to tick an E1. the climbing was brilliant and varied and the delicate traverse moves were very delicate. need a brave second

Hidden 17/Apr/11 Lead O/S
adam cooper*super* 17/Apr/11 AltLd O/S

brill route :)

with dazza
tuftynick 12/Apr/11 Lead rpt
with jess, glen
Hidden 12/Apr/11 2nd dog
pudding 07/Apr/11 AltLd O/S

phil did first more strenous pitch, i did second more run out pitch

with phil jarvis
thomb 06/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with tim, emma, David Coley
timreynolds 06/Apr/11 2nd
msoldn 02/Apr/11 Lead O/S

Felt just as great as I remembered it from 5 years ago, perfect variable climbing on immaculate granite. Lead in one pitch, definitely the way to do it.

with Dave
Robin Warden ?/Apr/11 Lead
with Tall Paul
mark schramm 27/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Chris E
chris ebbutt 27/Mar/11 2nd
with Mark
MH123 16/Mar/11 2nd rpt
sarpedon ?/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2011 -
cripper ??/2011 Lead rpt

finally got round to doing this after my big fall, lead both pitches, second one in the dark and heavy fog/high winds - standard dartmoor fun!

with Ben
CptRicActiv ??/2011 Lead
CptRicActiv ??/2011 Lead
djromberg ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 Lead
The Green Giant 14/Dec/10 Lead O/S

Slipped off about 3 moves off the floor due to not being able to feel my fingers?? Warmed them up and lead p1 clean.

with Fiila
Spence22 ?/Nov/10 Lead O/S

Tried to do the whole thing in one pitch, which was a mistake.

with Simon
riddle 25/Sep/10 Lead O/S
with Yasmina
Hidden 25/Sep/10 2nd
joese7en 15/Sep/10 Lead O/S

more like top end VS and certainly NOT E1, also no moves of 5b at all, 5a at the most, good route though

Hidden 05/Sep/10 Lead
colkurtz 05/Sep/10 2nd
with Robb
Toby Dunn 03/Sep/10 Solo
Hidden 02/Sep/10 AltLd O/S
JonHarvey 02/Sep/10 AltLd O/S

Really really good climb :-) Thats all I have to say.

Hidden ?/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Alasdair88 30/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Paula
Kemics 29/Aug/10 Lead O/S

Led first pitch, spent 2 hours sitting in hanging belay due to faff. Second pitch chimney is definitely the crux, fairly bold with tricky moves. Easy E1 but E1 nonetheless

Hidden 15/Aug/10 AltLd rpt
Si dH 14/Aug/10 AltLd O/S

I led first pitch, Neil led second. Got pissed down on heavily when seconding the second pitch. Thought traverse the crux.

with Neil Furniss
Hidden 14/Aug/10 AltLd O/S
Popkids 28/Jul/10 Lead β

This is my frist E1 lead. Great route

with Berry
berry 28/Jul/10 2nd
with tony hopkins
Toby Dunn 26/Jul/10 Lead
with Andy Reeve
Hidden 08/Jul/10 Lead O/S
gangreen 02/Jul/10 -
_m.cox_ ?/Jul/10 2nd β
with Jason Williams, Tom Harrison
Homes 23/Jun/10 AltLd
with Mike B
tom169 22/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Pawel
Hidden 20/Jun/10 Lead rpt
Hidden 18/Jun/10 Lead O/S
JPGR 12/Jun/10 Lead O/S

Never E1, good HVS, did both pitches, nice route, but 2 stars at the moment, couldn't work out what was so special about it...maybe i missed something.

Hidden 05/Jun/10 Lead dog
leohl ?/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Frostie 25/May/10 Lead rpt
with Roy Harris
MH123 15/May/10 2nd O/S
tcfield 27/Apr/10 AltLd O/S
Hidden 11/Apr/10 AltLd O/S
david morse 11/Apr/10 AltLd O/S
with chris todd
culmclimberRob 10/Apr/10 Lead O/S

lead both pitches the traverse was a bit delicate to say the least but all was good my first e1 onsight!!!

with callum mcgowen
Mr Tickle 13/Mar/10 Lead O/S

Hardest bit was the start.....rest was fine. Easy E1

with davenev
davenev 13/Mar/10 2nd

Tough at the start and then struggled to retrieve a wire but from there on all good. Nice traverse and top pitch

with luke
mattyork2 14/Feb/10 Lead O/S

Desperately tenuous in poor fitting new rock boots

Hidden 30/Jan/10 Lead O/S
Bristoldave 30/Jan/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Jan/10 AltLd O/S
Ben Vieyra ??/2010 AltLd O/S
with Tom Field
Hidden ??/2010 -
jcook1980 ??/2010 -
Bob Peters ??/2010 2nd
GarethSL 25/Oct/09 2nd
with Shaun
twright180 14/Oct/09 Lead O/S
mikeburf 14/Oct/09 AltLd O/S

lead 2nd pitch

Hidden 10/Oct/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Oct/09 AltLd O/S
dmoir 17/Sep/09 AltLd O/S
Lauren Davies 17/Sep/09 AltLd O/S
Popkids 12/Sep/09 2nd O/S
with Baz
grumpyoldjanner 10/Sep/09 Lead

Led both pitches, rested on the rope at the start of the first pitch trying to figure out how to get into the flaked crack, led the rest clean.

argyle_dude 10/Sep/09 2nd dog
Hidden ?/Sep/09 Lead
Hidden 29/Aug/09 AltLd O/S
hrgcb 29/Aug/09 AltLd O/S

Great climb, more like HVS 5a than E1 5b

with Joe Prinold
El3ctroFuzz 25/Aug/09 Lead O/S

First E1 Onsight! Not too hard actually lol!!

with Billy
worklessclimbmore 25/Aug/09 2nd O/S
hepitt 18/Aug/09 Lead
with Phillipa Arding
DanLear 11/Aug/09 2nd
with Al McPhierson
Misha 08/Aug/09 Lead O/S

Great climbing, fantastic stance. HVS, mostly 5a apart from a couple of harder moves up the flakey overhanging bit towards the start.

37degrees 15/Jul/09 AltLd O/S

Great climb not to hard.

with Ben Bradford
PaulTanton 11/Jul/09 AltLd O/S
cornishben 04/Jul/09 2nd rpt
DorsetGareth 04/Jul/09 AltLd O/S

I lead the first pitch, Tim lead the second.

with Ben Sutton & Tim Riley
Chubbard 14/Jun/09 Lead O/S
JimR 14/Jun/09 -
w.pettet-smith 11/May/09 Lead

mixed and matched with rhino. didn't the pull onto top slab, slunk off back to the mother route via some flakey, mossy shite. was lovely fun.

with claire jane carter
clairejane ?/May/09 2nd
with will
jon bradley 29/Mar/09 Lead dog

Got careless and lobbed on pitch one - still it meant I got to do the hand jammy bit twice

with Huw Howells
Alex Thompson 21/Mar/09 Lead O/S

1st E1(?!) - but eats cams for breakfast. Climbed in a single push, but too much rope drag so untied left rope halfway.

sinbad 14/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Pete
jon thompson27 ?/Mar/09 -
with Alex Thompson
crobinson 26/Feb/09 2nd

Top quality climb!!!

with Tom Last
Tom Last 26/Feb/09 Lead O/S

Long held target and what a brilliant climb. Led both pitches, fun belay, second pitch the hardest. I've done easier E1s and harder HVSs, so who knows about the grade, but who cares. Brilliant!

with Chester
Chris M ??/2009 -
adamscottthomas 17/Oct/08 AltLd O/S

Led first pitch

Rock Lizard ?/Oct/08 2nd
Duncan Campbell 25/Sep/08 Lead G/U

ground up with 3 attempts on 3 seperate days and 2 falls! awesome route tho the traverse at the top was savage!!

with rob steer
mike88 16/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with JAmes Codner
dan gibson 28/Aug/08 Solo O/S
AlexD 25/Aug/08 AltLd

led 2nd pitch

with Sim + Nick B
misterb 23/Aug/08 Lead O/S

lead 1st pitch ,good climbing , good gear , great setting.

with sim
Hidden 20/Jul/08 Lead O/S
Brian Rodgers 13/Jul/08 Lead O/S

Led as a single pitch

with Ian Bruce
Hidden 30/Jun/08 2nd
Jon_Warner 24/Jun/08 Lead rpt

1st Pitch Lead, 2nd Tom, Wicked.

with Tom
Reeges 09/Jun/08 AltLd O/S
Hidden 09/Jun/08 AltLd RP
Shaw Brown 04/May/08 Lead
with Jeb
Hannes B ?/Mar/08 2nd
with Rik D
dewrats ??/2008 -
with Oli Boyes , Dave Searle, Chris Barr
sharmawho? ??/2008 Lead O/S
with Oli, Chris, Nick , Dave
Hidden ??/2008 -
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
Hidden ??/2008 -
OliBoyes ??/2008 Lead O/S
with Chris Barr
Chris_barr ??/2008 Lead
sebrider ?/Dec/07 2nd O/S

Cold cold, was too cold to lead!

with Roby Rudolf
Tobes ?/Sep/07 AltLd O/S
with Tamir
alaan 26/Aug/07 AltLd O/S
with Connor
Justin T 26/Aug/07 Lead rpt
with Vicky
Hidden 26/Aug/07 AltLd
Jon_Warner 01/Aug/07 AltLd O/S

Second pitch is long and requires thought, at times run out. a complete contrast from the shortish pumpy pitch 1! brilliant.

with Richard Ray
richardr ?/Aug/07 -

Rest below crux, then fired through second go!

brian watson 31/Jul/07 Lead O/S
with Katherine Watson
Urgles 24/Jul/07 AltLd O/S

Benchmark E0 5b

with Brian
bpmclimb 24/Jul/07 AltLd O/S

Verging on E1

with Mark
Steerpike 11/Jul/07 AltLd O/S
with Tommo
Justin T 10/Jul/07 2nd rpt
with Clara
Justin T 09/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with Wifey
Hidden 09/Jun/07 2nd dog
Dave Searle 02/Jun/07 Lead

lead first pitch

with mark
Dave Searle 02/Jun/07 Lead
with mark
Owen W-G 20/May/07 Lead RP

Led both pitches. Fell on first nut on P1, removed it and led clean from start. E1 seemed fair overall. A classy route with many varied sections of interest. Crux low down!

with Simon Denison
Hidden 08/Apr/07 Lead O/S
gregarding 08/Apr/07 Lead O/S

I think it warrants E1 if you are dosy as me and decide to pitch it out with a single rope...loadsa drag...no sympathy please

Hidden ?/Apr/07 -
Rob Kennard ??/2007 -
misterb ??/2007 2nd O/S
with sim
climber sim ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 -
gregarding ??/2007 Lead O/S
with Donna Nichamin
eddy-on-the-rocks ??/2007 Lead O/S
nopants ??/2007 AltLd
with Rob
Hidden ??/2007 Lead O/S
zcapxa5 04/Nov/06 Lead O/S
with Dave Ross
Hidden ?/Nov/06 2nd
Dave Searle 20/Oct/06 Lead O/S
with sim
Hidden 22/Aug/06 Lead O/S
chrissloan84 17/Aug/06 Lead rpt
with AJM
Dave Kerr 08/Aug/06 Lead
with Jill Kerr
Hidden 23/Jul/06 AltLd
Carl Smethurst 19/Jul/06 AltLd O/S

AW - pitch 1, CS - pitch 2

with Tony Woods
chris j 11/Jun/06 Lead rpt
with Richard
AJH 03/Jun/06 2nd
with Crispin
Hidden 01/Jun/06 AltLd
Bern ??/2006 -
jmhood ??/2006 AltLd O/S
with Ante
mark4344 20/Aug/05 2nd
with Nick Coles
Ben1983 ?/Jul/05 AltLd O/S
Jon Evans ?/May/05 -
Hidden ??/2005 AltLd O/S
Steve Bell ??/2005 -
westaway ??/2005 Lead O/S
ChrisBrooke 29/Aug/04 AltLd O/S
with John Inkpen
Hidden 05/Aug/04 AltLd O/S
tom.e ?/Jul/04 Lead O/S
with Charlie Everett
Tim Steward 09/May/04 Lead
with James Parrot
aged_ape ?/Apr/04 Lead O/S
Gibson27 ??/2004 AltLd
Hidden ??/2004 AltLd O/S
rockpool 06/Sep/03 2nd

wrong technique on the traverse ,so a bit scary but very enjoyable, a must for aspiring e1,rs

with zin
Hidden 31/Aug/03 Lead
Hidden 20/Jun/03 Lead O/S
Samuel P 04/May/03 2nd
with Luke
Mark Collins 29/Mar/03 AltLd O/S
with Mark Watson
Hidden 29/Mar/03 AltLd O/S
Rob Pitt ??/2003 -
cem 05/Oct/02 Lead O/S


with James Gregory
DubyaJamesDubya ?/Aug/02 Lead O/S
with Naomi Walker
Hidden 21/Jul/02 Lead O/S
JamieForman ?/May/02 AltLd O/S
with Little Rich
bullybones ??/2002 -
rockjedi12345 ?/Oct/01 Lead O/S

great climb

with Ian Stocker
Hidden 20/Aug/01 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Aug/01 2nd O/S
cornishben ??/2001 AltLd O/S
with Noel Duffy
Roget 11/Sep/00 Lead rpt
Hidden 04/Sep/00 Lead O/S
CraigMac1 ??/2000 -
Marti999 ??/2000 -
andy_pemberton ??/2000 Lead
NickP ??/2000 -
Steveb27 ??/2000 AltLd
Hidden ?/Sep/99 Lead
timreynolds 13/Jul/99 Lead
with John Burnip
Hidden 14/Jun/99 AltLd O/S
Hidden ?/Apr/99 Lead
markw ??/1999 2nd O/S

As pictured in 'Rock Climbing in England and Wales' by David Simmonite

Frostie ??/1999 Lead
stuart100 09/May/98 Lead O/S
with Claire Graham
Mark Kemball 25/Oct/97 2nd
with Bill McKee
Jon Read ?/May/97 Lead O/S
with Noel Curtis
Gregory ?/Nov/96 Lead
chris sm ?/Jul/96 AltLd O/S
timreynolds 15/May/96 2nd
with Andy Leivers
colin milton 14/Aug/95 Lead
with eric milton
sdht ??/1994 -
daprince ?/Aug/93 AltLd
leadmat ?/Jun/93 Solo
pmot ??/1993 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Sep/92 Lead O/S
Cowflinger 21/Apr/92 -
with Pete Lewis
kp64zl ?/Apr/92 Lead
with Jason M
FATBOYFAT ??/1992 AltLd O/S
with Andy Brown
Andy Fielding 09/Sep/91 AltLd
with Mark Lardner
eroica64 ?/Aug/91 AltLd
with Denis Crampton
John Southworth ?/Jul/91 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/91 Lead
Tim M ??/1991 AltLd O/S
NickJH ??/1991 -
Hidden 15/Jul/90 AltLd O/S
Roget 23/Jun/90 2nd O/S
with jim
Hidden 30/May/90 -
ecowaller ??/1990 -

Great route only HVS though

with bunny
Pete Nugent 26/Jul/87 Lead

led both pitches, HVS 5a,5a in the 83/85 guide

with John Derbyshire
Nick Biven 29/Jun/87 Lead O/S
charlesmfrench ??/1985 AltLd

l,2.. Led all since 11/5/04 and 15/5/04 with Simon and Andy.

with Ian Milne
Hidden 17/Aug/84 Lead O/S
Mark Kemball 26/Jun/83 2nd
with Dave Abbey
Mark Kemball ?/Jun/83 Lead
mark-abz 03/Jun/82 Lead O/S
with Andy W
steve L 13/Apr/82 Lead O/S
with Lyndsey
Simon cook ??/1981 AltLd
D Tempest 01/Jul/78 Lead O/S

Before this date

D Tempest ?/Jan/76 Lead
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