Rockfax Description
A good route. Thin cracks lead to the break, then trend left. © Rockfax

FA. H.Griffiths, M.Harber, G.Lewis 1985

Ticklists: Best slab climbs of the UK.

cdpuk 26/Sep 2nd O/S
RobScarisbrick 26/Sep Lead O/S
with Jamie
JulianB 26/Sep Lead O/S

Seconded it clean after falling on lead

deklan 10/Sep 2nd
with louis
pimpy 29/Aug 2nd O/S
with Graham
cem 30/Jul 2nd rpt
with Deniz Sumengen
BTphonehome 20/Jun 2nd
with Tony
tmawer 20/Jun Lead O/S

Very enjoyable climbing.

with Bram
Hidden 18/Jun Lead β
Hidden 06/Jun Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Jun 2nd
Hidden 04/May Lead O/S
jonny_098 09/Apr 2nd O/S

Fun climb, alex tried the direct finish but didnt like it so changed his mind.

with Alex Cutbush
Hidden 04/Apr Lead O/S
spearing05 04/Apr 2nd O/S

Felt more 5a - but then I wasn't leading a long way above any gear.

with Andrew
andrea83 18/Sep/14 TR O/S
with Hamish
Hamish777 18/Sep/14 TR O/S
with Andrea
John Nuttall 26/Aug/14 Lead
with Simon
simon1965 26/Aug/14 2nd O/S

Very good and clean line, quite tricky.

3 Names 22/Aug/14 2nd
with Robert Dufton
rd20 22/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Vince
Steveb27 30/Jul/14 2nd O/S
guy757 15/Jul/14 -
Hidden 21/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Matthew Glenn 29/May/14 Lead O/S
RFWilkie 25/May/14 Lead O/S

Bit tricky and with poor gear beyond half height.

hlegge 02/May/14 Lead O/S

Nice route that flowed well, much easier and better protected than Beeline which gets the same grade...

with Adam Knightly
hotfeet 18/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with David Hammond
Stefan_Morris 10/Apr/14 Lead O/S
jcw ??/2014 -
Neil ??/2014 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Sep/13 Lead O/S
steve.warrington 14/Sep/13 Lead O/S
James Oswald 05/Sep/13 Lead O/S

Not very difficult. Soft E1 with plenty of gear really.

petegruf 25/Aug/13 2nd
with chuck
victim of mathematics 14/Aug/13 Lead O/S

Soft. Oddly named given that it has more runners than most of the routes round there...

with Andy
Hidden 14/Aug/13 2nd O/S
Dibdawg 03/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Richard Snow, Terry Smith
Hidden 03/Aug/13 Lead O/S
lyndsayh 03/Aug/13 2nd
with Ian Goudge
Hidden 27/Jul/13 2nd β
JClimb 22/Jul/13 2nd O/S
with Vince Brown
VPJB 22/Jul/13 Lead O/S

Good route with enough gear!

with Jclimb
Andrew1 13/Jul/13 2nd
with Hulda
Hidden 13/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Jun/13 2nd
Justin T 29/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Nancy
a13x 15/Jun/13 Lead O/S
kyaizawa 13/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Jun/13 2nd
freemanTom 04/May/13 Lead O/S

Felt soft to me' but gear not great near top

with Stuart gmc, Asbo
iksander 04/May/13 2nd

easier than azimuth

Olli-C 03/May/13 2nd O/S

Got wet while belaying. Rachel threw nuts at the sea.

Rachel Slater 03/May/13 Lead O/S
Steveb27 ?/May/13 2nd
goi.ashmore 01/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Roy Thomas
givemetea 21/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Rachel Somerville 21/Jul/12 2nd
with Ros M
Anoetic 21/Jul/12 Lead O/S
AndrewP 21/Jul/12 2nd O/S
with Paul Griffiths
mikeyg 04/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Jun/12 2nd
Hidden ?/Jun/12 2nd
theotherpetehill 26/May/12 2nd O/S
with Caroline Culwick
Hidden 26/May/12 Lead O/S
simonf 12/May/12 Lead O/S
with Simon
Hardcore Pat 12/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with Chris Vanderz
hutchay 08/Apr/12 Lead O/S

Got scared moving left.

with Fliss
andrew sandercock 07/Apr/12 Lead O/S

Easy moves, pants gear, fun times!

with Mark A
markalmack 07/Apr/12 2nd O/S
Ceridwen 30/Sep/11 2nd O/S
with Dan Barbour, Andy Mosienko
felixthelion 21/Jul/11 Lead O/S

Lots of gear in the first half, not so much in the second half and a bit fiddly to place. Good fun, nice moves trending left.

with anthony puddy
Hjort 04/Jul/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 04/Jul/11 Lead O/S
mjeffery 24/May/11 2nd O/S
jtree03 30/Apr/11 Lead
with dazza
belay bunny turned bad 17/Apr/11 2nd rpt
with loundsy
Hidden 17/Apr/11 Lead rpt
tobydunford 11/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Harry Martin
Tom Greenwood 19/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Chris Simpson
Jo Davison 20/Feb/11 2nd O/S
with Dougie
dswansonlow 20/Feb/11 Lead O/S
with sarp
Rory Shaw ??/2011 -
3kidsandanorton 26/Sep/10 2nd
with Pete Templar
teflonpete 12/Sep/10 Lead O/S

Whooping finish!

with Barry
Hidden 07/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Aug/10 2nd
cem 28/Aug/10 Lead rpt
Hidden 27/Aug/10 2nd O/S
C Mclean 27/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Kieran O' Sullivan
david morse 26/Aug/10 2nd O/S
with siobhan
Hidden 26/Aug/10 Lead
Hidden 16/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Jim Gaffney 12/Aug/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 12/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Aug/10 2nd O/S
jonny taylor 12/Aug/10 Lead O/S

Moves above the break required some balls after placing plenty of ok gear.

Jim Slater 31/Jul/10 2nd O/S
Cragrat Rich 25/Jul/10 Lead O/S

Hardest of the E1's I did today. Sustained and hard-won gear of marginal quality on left trending upper half

Hidden 25/Jul/10 Lead O/S
TM_Horton 30/Jun/10 2nd O/S

another awesome barcud line GOD that place is awesome !

with ed
Jams Crwca 27/Jun/10 Lead O/S
spacey 15/May/10 2nd
Hidden 07/May/10 Lead rpt
Hidden 26/Apr/10 2nd O/S
djking1983 26/Apr/10 Lead O/S
RobRock84 03/Jan/10 Lead rpt
with Steve Quinton
Hidden ??/2010 Lead O/S
RobRock84 29/Sep/09 TR rpt
Hidden 17/Sep/09 Lead rpt
belay bunny turned bad 17/Sep/09 2nd rpt
with loundsy
bullybones ?/Aug/09 Lead
Ed morris 25/Jul/09 2nd O/S

copious gear, nothing to desperate. nice.

with Ronan Kemp
Hidden 25/May/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 24/May/09 Lead O/S
broc 24/May/09 2nd O/S
with Luke
Hidden 24/May/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 24/May/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 24/May/09 -
Hidden 12/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Brown 10/Apr/09 Solo O/S
with Solo
RobRock84 22/Mar/09 2nd O/S
with Steve Quinton
d_meacher 20/Feb/09 Lead O/S
tweedcore 20/Feb/09 2nd O/S
scorpia97 15/Feb/09 Lead O/S
with Paul
Aaron Lines ??/2009 Lead
eagleopus 27/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with Martin Skinner
Hidden 13/Sep/08 Lead dog
dan gibson 28/Jul/08 Lead O/S
with anna barnes
chris sm 20/Jul/08 Lead rpt
with Pippa Froggatt
tobydunford 17/Jul/08 TR O/S
with Harry Martin
imlycett 05/May/08 TR O/S

Felt exposed near top, lack of handholds.

with Steve Venton
MikeT ?/May/08 2nd O/S
with AW
Hidden 16/Apr/08 2nd O/S
Ben Harper 09/Feb/08 Lead O/S
with Steven Mayor
Hidden 12/Nov/07 2nd rpt
Chris the Tall 12/Nov/07 Lead O/S

Found the bottom half fairly easy, so ended up go straight on when I should have jinked left

with Dave J
Ram MkiV 11/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with reeve
Dan 85 05/May/07 Lead O/S
with Luke
Graeme Hammond 05/May/07 Lead O/S
zcapxa5 08/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Adam Young
Hidden 08/Apr/07 Lead O/S
coffeepot 08/Apr/07 2nd
with jelaby
benjhans 05/Apr/07 2nd O/S
janegallwey ??/2007 Lead
crag_monster ?/Aug/06 Lead
Hidden 27/Jun/06 -
Hidden 05/Jun/06 Lead O/S
Marq 28/May/06 2nd O/S
with Daniel Dennehy
Boy ??/2006 -
irish paul ?/Sep/05 Lead O/S
with Ed
Hidden ?/Aug/05 Lead O/S
cem 30/Jul/05 2nd
with David T
ASchwirtz ?/Jun/05 Lead O/S
alex_th 10/Apr/04 Lead O/S
with Tim Riley, Will Frost
chris wyatt ??/2004 Lead
with gwyn evans
Dave Musgrove Jnr 11/Jun/01 Lead O/S
with Viv
Hidden ??/2001 -
belay bunny turned bad ??/2000 -
Hidden 14/Aug/99 Lead
chris sm 20/Jun/99 Lead O/S
with Dom Goodridge
Hidden 24/May/98 Lead
Rich Kirby ?/Apr/98 Lead O/S
with Hugh
RichardMc ?/Aug/96 Lead
with Steve Gould
Hidden 12/Jun/96 Lead
Hidden ??/1995 Lead
Andy Say 31/May/93 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/1991 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/1990 Lead O/S
Neil R 12/Jul/89 2nd
with Mark
eroica64 29/May/88 Lead
with Denis Crampton
Chris Craggs ??/1980 -
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