Rockfax Description
A good route up the central crackline. The 6b direct start is by-passed at this grade by starting from the ledge on the right © Rockfax

FA. G.Lewis, M.Harber 1985

Ticklists: Ultimate E2 ticklist.

lithos 19/Sep 2nd

very tricky middle moves, found top crux ok.

with Gav
cem 30/Jul Lead rpt
with Deniz Sumengen
renetemple 21/Jul 2nd O/S
with Alex cutsthebush
BTphonehome 20/Jun 2nd

Hard crux for inflexible legs like mine!

with Tony
tmawer 20/Jun Lead O/S
with Bram
chris wyatt 09/May Lead O/S

about 10 goes to work out the crux. Good climb

with myles
john lynch 07/May Lead O/S


with Bethan D
Ollie B 04/May Lead β

Bob led first, pulled ropes and i led.

with B.Brewer
Hidden 04/May Lead O/S
RKirke 19/Apr 2nd O/S
Stroppy 19/Apr Lead O/S

The gear is actually pretty good and the rests are probably too good. Felt easier than Azimuth by a long way

Hidden 09/Apr 2nd
Andrew1 09/Apr Lead
with Hulda
Dizz 04/Apr 2nd rpt
with Dave Frost
Ian craigie ??/2015 Lead
with Will nicholls
duncandarnell 28/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Dizz 22/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with David, tony
guy757 15/Jul/14 -
Hidden 13/Jul/14 2nd rpt
Hidden 05/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Alex the Alex 14/Jun/14 Lead O/S

Great route. Really good problems in between rests. The gear for the crux was interesting.

Ross.Cooper 09/Jun/14 2nd O/S
Dan Geh 09/Jun/14 Lead O/S

cool moves

with Paddy, Ross
Patrick Hill 09/Jun/14 2nd O/S
with Dan Geh
MorganPreece 02/Jun/14 Lead O/S

With the low start

quiffhanger 31/May/14 2nd β
will_benfold 31/May/14 Lead O/S

Without the bouldery start

RFWilkie 25/May/14 Lead O/S
Matthew Glenn 13/May/14 TR dog
Rachel Slater 08/May/14 Lead O/S
Justin T 08/May/14 2nd
with Rachel
Hidden 03/May/14 2nd
Hidden 03/May/14 Lead O/S
hlegge 02/May/14 2nd O/S

Cool route,top move was interesting

with Adam Knightly
Stefan_Morris 04/Apr/14 Lead O/S
jcw ??/2014 -
Frank the Husky ??/2014 -
Dan Hostford 24/Aug/13 Lead rpt
Anoetic 03/Aug/13 Lead O/S

Great climb

Hidden 03/Aug/13 Lead dog
lyndsayh 03/Aug/13 2nd
with Ian Goudge
Chriswallis2 01/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Liam
LiamAD 01/Aug/13 2nd O/S
with Curly Chris
Matt Harle 16/Jun/13 Lead O/S

with 6b start

with Matt Gibbs
kyaizawa 15/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Jun/13 2nd
scott quinn 06/Jun/13 Lead


Tom.Priestley 06/Jun/13 2nd O/S

Scott had a tis

monsteratt 19/May/13 Lead O/S

A great series of exciting rockovers. Took me a while to psyche up for the opening moves to the big ledge. Felt thin and greasy. Glad I did though as the rest if the route was well worth it.

with Andy C
Dan Hostford 06/May/13 Lead O/S
freemanTom 04/May/13 Lead O/S

Utterly superb, worth the wait

with Stuart gmc, Asbo
shed_hed 04/May/13 Lead O/S

Cool moves.

with Maddie Sweetman
iksander 04/May/13 2nd O/S

Loved it, nice one chom

Maddie 04/May/13 2nd
goi.ashmore 01/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Roy Thomas
Hidden 13/Oct/12 2nd O/S
givemetea 21/Jul/12 Lead rpt
Rachel Somerville 21/Jul/12 2nd
with Ros M
Hidden 21/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Jul/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 04/Jun/12 2nd
Dibdawg 04/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with Will Twiggers
Hidden 04/Jun/12 2nd O/S
theotherpetehill 26/May/12 Lead O/S

Excellent route

with Caroline Culwick
Hidden 26/May/12 2nd O/S
jossjones 23/May/12 Lead
Hidden 22/May/12 2nd O/S
Daniel Heath 06/May/12 Lead RP

Seconded once a year before. Did the direct start this time, which felt soft 6a, but very committing. Lovely route and well protected with cams.

with Alun, Remus
Hidden 06/May/12 2nd rpt
hutchay 08/Apr/12 2nd dog

Hard. Good gear but bouldery.

with Tom
Hidden 08/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Jim Slater 07/Apr/12 Lead O/S

Easier than I thought it was going to be.

with Gavin Singleton
markalmack 07/Apr/12 Lead O/S

short and sweet. nice moves

Hidden 07/Apr/12 2nd rpt
d_meacher 01/Oct/11 2nd O/S
Paulos 01/Oct/11 Lead
AlexD 30/Sep/11 2nd
with Sophie
Sophie Nunn 30/Sep/11 Lead O/S
with Alex
Jams Crwca 14/Aug/11 Lead dnf

Backed off from crux move, wasn't finding good gear (bad head day)!

gaz.marshall 11/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Viv
AlexRenshaw 28/Jul/11 2nd

Via direct start

with Ted Lister, Thomas Renshaw
felixthelion 22/Jul/11 Lead O/S

Bouldery start, tricky moves between good gear and good rests. Very enjoyable, quite technical moves.

with anthony puddy
Hidden 20/Jul/11 -
Glyn 29/Jun/11 2nd O/S
with Luke, Barni
Luke Brooks 29/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Glyn Hudson, Barni
benchwarmer 29/Jun/11 2nd O/S
with Konrad
barni 29/Jun/11 2nd O/S
with luke, Glyn
mjeffery 24/May/11 Lead O/S
Daniel Heath 29/Apr/11 2nd O/S

Slightly sad not to have led it, but it was fun seconding.

with Alun
Hidden ??/2011 Lead O/S
adie84 ??/2011 -
C Mclean ??/2011 Lead O/S
thomasadixon 09/Sep/10 Lead O/S

Might feel much easier if you're tall, found the crux moves much harder than those on Kitten Claws! Well protected though and not sustained so still E2.

with Becca
BeccaSnowden 09/Sep/10 2nd O/S

Hard moves between good holds/ rests.

with Tom
sam820 07/Sep/10 Lead O/S
with Angry Chris
Hidden 30/Aug/10 Lead
Pippa 30/Aug/10 2nd
with Jon
david morse 26/Aug/10 Lead O/S

excellent route, shame its so short. a good one to push the grade, very good pro

with siobhan
Hidden 26/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Aug/10 2nd
Adam Moroz 16/Aug/10 Lead O/S

Small gear, nice climbing, soft E2.

with john (Krank)
Dave Foster 16/Aug/10 Lead O/S

Lovely but soft. RPs recommended.

with Andy
Cragrat Rich 24/Jul/10 Lead O/S

Epic encounter. Got soaked by a wave gearing up from a swellingly close tide then two waves drenched me wife whilst I was contemplating the two cruxes. Then it started to rain whilst facing the top run-out moves. Some stiff & technical moves!

Hidden 24/Jul/10 Lead O/S
RobRock84 14/Jul/10 Lead rpt
with Steve Quinton
Shauna 28/Jun/10 2nd O/S
with Jules
adam coxsell 10/Jun/10 2nd
Hidden 10/Jun/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 10/Jun/10 2nd O/S
Laurence Everitt 10/Jun/10 Lead O/S
gnc760 10/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with James Kay
Byronius Maximus 03/May/10 Lead O/S

Lovely route; tricky moves between good gear.

Twisty 03/May/10 2nd rpt
with Byron Buck
hardoreVdiffBen 02/May/10 2nd
Hidden 02/May/10 Lead O/S
Twisty 02/May/10 Lead O/S
with Ben Littley
cem 29/Aug/09 Lead rpt
Hidden 28/Aug/09 2nd
Hidden 24/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Ed morris 25/Jul/09 Lead O/S

first E2 clean onsight. lots of gear and quality flexible moves. Great route.

with Ronan Kemp
dodfoster 23/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with ben robinson
C coldwell-storry ?/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with George Ullrich
givemetea 24/May/09 2nd O/S
garywong 24/May/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/May/09 Lead
RobRock84 09/May/09 2nd O/S

brilliant climb with technical moves ,one tricky move right at the top(long reach needed)

with Steve Quinton
Brown 10/Apr/09 2nd O/S
with John
dannyboy83 01/Nov/08 Lead O/S
with Nils
tbs105 01/Nov/08 2nd
with Dan
Chris the Tall 27/Sep/08 Lead β

Lead on gear placed by Dom

with Dom Ske
Oli 25/Sep/08 2nd O/S
with Matt
Hidden 25/Sep/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Jul/08 Lead rpt
Hidden 12/Jul/08 Lead dnf
Tim W 12/Jul/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Meg Jones 24/May/08 2nd O/S
with Tim Griffin
Jeronimo 05/May/08 TR dog

Couldn't do the direct 6b start. Bit of a boulder problem. And couldn't get the crux reach to the mono. Had quite a few goes at it before I got it. Next time, flash it!

with Dyno
Hidden 22/Mar/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Mar/08 2nd O/S
davebrox ?/Oct/07 Lead O/S
crag_monster ?/Aug/06 Lead
ewen 16/May/06 2nd O/S
John Kettle 16/May/06 Lead
with ewen
John Kettle ??/2006 -
feilx ??/2006 -
cem 28/Aug/05 Lead O/S
with James Gill
Hidden ?/Aug/04 2nd O/S
alex_th 10/Apr/04 Lead O/S
with Tim Riley, Will Frost
Hidden ??/2001 -
belay bunny turned bad ??/2000 -
Nigel Coe ??/1999 Lead
Rich Kirby ?/Aug/98 Lead
with Robin
Carl Smethurst 23/Jul/98 TR
with Ian Pickles
Jeff25 ?/Jul/98 Lead RP

Nicer than its sister crack!

with Oliver
timbanton ?/Feb/98 -
michael burrows 07/Apr/96 2nd
with richard parry
Hidden ??/1990 Lead O/S
bullybones ??/1988 -
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