Rockfax Description
6m. Hop off the block and up the blunt arete. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
From the boulder climb the arete up its middle. Bold feel to finish. Sees a lot of solos. Given 4a in YG guide, 5a in Rockfax, voting was for 4b on 11/06/09.

Ernie Shepherd, Jack Wilson. 1965

Betajunkie 07/May Sent
John Brayshaw 21/Apr Lead rpt
with Gareth
trisimondo 11/Apr 2nd O/S
accordion_to_who 11/Apr Lead O/S
elnombremike 25/Mar 2nd
with Tom
Bishop 25/Mar Lead rpt

Nice route, soft for 5a though.

with Mike
bobstones 25/Mar Sent
chancer 25/Mar Sent O/S
WeeLee 17/Oct/15 Lead O/S
with Luke
millingtonl551 17/Oct/15 2nd O/S
with WeeLee
georgenvk 20/Sep/15 Solo O/S
atthedropofahat 20/Sep/15 Solo
Dave192939 20/Sep/15 Solo O/S
Alex the Alex 29/Aug/15 Solo
pete_naylor 29/Aug/15 Solo
with Alex
joesmith 23/Jul/15 Lead
with Kristin, Martin
kristinspeidel 23/Jul/15 2nd
with Martin Smith, Joe Smith
atom 05/Jul/15 Solo O/S
Jethro ?/Jul/15 Solo
Bishop ?/Jul/15 Solo O/S
Keith Swainson 19/Jun/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 18/Jun/15 Solo O/S
gladys 30/May/15 Lead
rob.grafton 30/May/15 Lead
with becky
Luke Jones 16/May/15 2nd
with Aidan - LMC, Adrian - LMC
Hidden 16/May/15 2nd RP
MikeDowsett 11/May/15 2nd
DaveB61 11/May/15 Lead
Graeme Hammond 19/Apr/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 17/Apr/15 Solo O/S
adamwesthead 17/Apr/15 2nd rpt
with Zeb
stewc 29/Oct/14 Lead
Hidden 05/Oct/14 Sent β
Andysomething 02/Oct/14 2nd O/S
with Bruce Perry
theomoore 01/Oct/14 Solo O/S
Jenni Myers 11/Sep/14 TR rpt
Jenny Clarke ?/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with alan
Hidden ?/Sep/14 Solo β
Hidden 09/Aug/14 Solo O/S
yorkshiresherpa 07/Aug/14 Lead rpt
with Emma
emmathefish 07/Aug/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 24/Jun/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 01/Jun/14 Lead O/S
ebf 26/May/14 Solo O/S

Solo'ed to put the top rope down Acme Wall. Nice route, though. :)

Hidden 16/May/14 Solo O/S
Jono_LS16 16/May/14 Solo O/S
Simon Caldwell 09/May/14 2nd rpt
with Carmen
Hidden 09/May/14 Lead rpt
BenedictIEP 21/Apr/14 Solo

In trainers.

Hidden 21/Apr/14 Solo O/S
max_dickens 17/Apr/14 Solo O/S
Luke W Edwards 14/Apr/14 TR O/S
peterhubbard 30/Mar/14 2nd
with Conrad
Hidden 27/Mar/14 Lead O/S
bomtall ??/2014 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Nov/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Nov/13 2nd rpt
Alpenglow 05/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with Becky S, Sarah, Matt T
katyhope 10/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with IanHope
IanHope 10/Aug/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 10/Aug/13 Lead rpt
nick ferro 23/Jun/13 Solo
with Oli Birkill, toolboxtim
Hidden 23/Jun/13 -
charley 10/Jun/13 Solo O/S
with Ange, Kev
valentinesbabe 10/Jun/13 2nd O/S

Nice climb.

Tithe Technique 10/Jun/13 Lead O/S
bullybones 26/May/13 Sent
Jenni Myers 20/May/13 2nd O/S
kitkat78 20/May/13 Lead
with Jenny M
Blisco 12/May/13 2nd O/S
with Alison Stanley, David Sim
kato'sdad 02/May/13 Lead
Hidden 02/May/13 2nd
kingholmesy ??/2013 Solo O/S
Bloke on a Rope 01/Dec/12 Solo O/S
with Matt
yorkshiresherpa 11/Nov/12 Lead O/S
Emma-Louise Anderson 13/Oct/12 Lead O/S
ebf 07/Oct/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 15/Sep/12 2nd
Hidden 05/Sep/12 Solo
Didymus 28/Aug/12 Solo O/S
a13x 12/Jul/12 Solo rpt
Paul Figg 04/Jul/12 Solo
eburki1 25/May/12 Lead O/S
yekko 25/May/12 2nd O/S
pebbles 20/May/12 Lead rpt
with astell
Matt Harle 20/May/12 Solo O/S
kyaizawa 20/May/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 20/May/12 Solo O/S
DanT 18/May/12 2nd O/S
with James Moore
betamonkey 20/Apr/12 Solo rpt
Bisteris 15/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with Phil Stride, Kieran Terry
Peter Reynolds ?/Apr/12 Solo
another_mark 28/Mar/12 Lead O/S

very pleasant

Steve John B 28/Mar/12 2nd

Found this much easier than Merle (S4a)

tommo1664 24/Mar/12 Solo O/S
taz21 15/Mar/12 2nd O/S

First Outdoor Climb , Really Enjoyed !!

with William Jackson, Arthur Gregory
Connorsgrandad 15/Mar/12 Lead
with taz21
Marq 19/Feb/12 Lead O/S
ianjfsutcliffe 19/Feb/12 Solo rpt
Higher Primate 19/Feb/12 Solo O/S
with Henry Woods, Ian Sutcliffe
victim of mathematics 19/Feb/12 Solo rpt
Hidden 19/Feb/12 2nd
Climbster 15/Jan/12 Sent rpt
Hidden 29/Oct/11 Solo O/S
Jimmy1976 16/Oct/11 2nd O/S

Better than it looks. Enjoyed this one.

with Simon
Simonj 16/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with jim
quantized 16/Oct/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 15/Oct/11 Solo O/S
a13x 15/Oct/11 Solo rpt
Hidden 14/Sep/11 Solo O/S
DKaye 14/Sep/11 Solo
with dunnyg
pebbles 11/Sep/11 Lead rpt
with courteney
Hidden 31/Aug/11 Lead
Hidden 31/Aug/11 2nd
munch88 03/Aug/11 Solo O/S
Connorsgrandad 13/Jul/11 Lead β

Easy climb, just what I needed. Really good.

with Tim, William Jackson
a13x 11/Jul/11 Solo O/S
whity4420 04/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Jun/11 TR O/S
tompilgrem 15/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Dad
bobpilgrem 15/Jun/11 2nd

another nice climb

with Bob/Tom
succa89 13/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with munch88
Hidden 10/Jun/11 Lead O/S
CragDog 10/Jun/11 Solo
Hidden 10/Apr/11 Solo O/S
wave1art 09/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Haighy 28/Mar/11 Solo O/S


Manchi 21/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with tim_mcd
tim_mcd 21/Mar/11 2nd O/S
with Manchi
PaulHermes 20/Mar/11 AltLd
with Martin VCCC
Jimbo_28 08/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Mitch1990 07/Mar/11 Solo
Anthony Dixon 06/Mar/11 Sent
David Wynne 29/Jan/11 Lead
with Carol Wynne
PaulHermes ??/2011 -
danny33 ??/2011 Solo
robertmctague ??/2011 Solo O/S
Wizzy ??/2011 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Oct/10 Solo
Hidden 21/Sep/10 Lead β
soph_the_loaf 21/Sep/10 Lead O/S

nice start, bit short though

with dave williamson
Tiddles09 28/Aug/10 Lead O/S

Yeh would say a good 4b nice climb

with Alex Charlesworth
Hidden 19/Aug/10 Solo
Lumbering Oaf 07/Aug/10 Lead O/S

Not 5a. UKC is right on this one. Didn't use either arete.

Batt 07/Aug/10 2nd O/S

Def not 5a even without either side of the arete.

alexyoung 07/Aug/10 Lead O/S

A more accurate grade than Rockfax

with Rachel
Hidden 07/Aug/10 2nd O/S
David Wynne 01/Aug/10 Solo
with Carol Wynne
Carol Wynne 01/Aug/10 2nd
with david wynne
1918hasti 01/Aug/10 Lead
ollyroberts 06/Jul/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 06/Jul/10 Lead rpt
PeteH 26/Jun/10 2nd O/S
NaomiHart 26/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Mattyk 20/Jun/10 Solo O/S
with on my own
Hidden 20/Jun/10 Solo O/S
ojp 12/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Sandra
vincentchopper 10/Jun/10 Lead O/S

Nice lead. Easier than appiewand. Could have done with bigger cams.

with Chris Chinnick, Chris Baker
cjbaker 10/Jun/10 2nd O/S
with Chris Chinnick, Jack Sage
David Wynne 21/May/10 Solo
simon kimber 15/May/10 Solo O/S
Hanski 15/May/10 Lead
with Laura Hunt
mfisher 24/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Matthew Jeffock
Mowglee 24/Apr/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 21/Apr/10 Lead
rgd1977 18/Apr/10 Lead O/S
beckybray1 18/Apr/10 2nd
simonward 17/Apr/10 Solo
tanssop 06/Apr/10 Lead rpt
with Wayne
Yanis Nayu 06/Apr/10 2nd O/S
with Phil Lucas
Owen W-G 28/Mar/10 Solo O/S
with Gav
Hidden 07/Mar/10 2nd
Matt Bill Platypus 07/Mar/10 Lead O/S
with Maureen
peteJ23 20/Feb/10 Lead O/S
peppermill 20/Feb/10 Solo O/S

nice little solo but probably not 5a if your tall. Bit of a strange one to lead as youd probably hit the boulder even with gear in

Andy Graham ??/2010 -
Hidden 15/Nov/09 Lead β
John Pickles 26/Sep/09 Solo O/S
with Andrew Morton
wildeybeast 11/Sep/09 2nd O/S
with Paul
tobydunford 24/Aug/09 Solo O/S
bpmclimb 22/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with Clare
Hidden 24/Jun/09 2nd rpt
pebbles 24/Jun/09 2nd rpt

enjoyable as ever

with donal
Simon Caldwell 09/Jun/09 Lead rpt

I must have climbed this before, though I haven't logged it anywhere!

with Carmen
pboniface 08/Jun/09 2nd O/S
with Hedley
Hedley 08/Jun/09 Lead O/S
aldred 08/Jun/09 2nd O/S
ryansb90 ?/Jun/09 Lead dog

Would be clean if i had the balls.

lithos 29/May/09 Solo
jkarran 27/May/09 Sent
with Pete
stimpey 10/May/09 Solo O/S
with Cas, Pete, Davina, Tom
tanssop 12/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Andy
Hidden 05/Mar/09 Solo O/S
Col Kingshott ??/2009 Lead
Hidden 28/Oct/08 Solo
popebenedictus 23/Aug/08 Solo O/S
with Soloed
gilldando 20/Aug/08 -
with Mike
Hidden ?/Aug/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 26/Jul/08 2nd
Hidden 20/Jul/08 Solo O/S
Adam1973 29/Jun/08 Lead rpt
jlury 29/Jun/08 2nd
with Adam
adam carless 28/Jun/08 Solo rpt
Col Kingshott 11/Jun/08 Lead O/S
rockandroll 08/Jun/08 TR
with Gop
Claire S-J ?/Jun/08 Lead
jadm2 21/May/08 TR O/S
sharky91 11/May/08 2nd
with Jim Golding
Hidden 03/May/08 Lead
Hidden 03/May/08 2nd
hawkins321 26/Apr/08 Solo O/S
with rosie atkinson
Hidden 22/Mar/08 2nd
Hidden 22/Mar/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Mar/08 Solo
Neil Pacey 16/Mar/08 Lead O/S
Tanya Savage 16/Mar/08 2nd

Bold step up to start but then quite nice

Hidden 04/Mar/08 Solo
Hidden 04/Mar/08 Solo O/S
hamish2016 09/Feb/08 Solo O/S

in trainers & down jacket (had to take jacket off half way up!)

Timothy Greenhalgh 19/Jan/08 Lead O/S
with Andy B
Hidden 13/Oct/07 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Oct/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Sep/07 TR
Stuart S 01/Sep/07 Solo O/S
with Amanda Lyons, Jenny Bentley & Mike Simmonds
furry 29/Aug/07 Solo O/S
reapey 12/Aug/07 Lead
with dawn
beaumap ?/Jul/07 2nd
with Peter Camp
Mike Hall 02/Jun/07 2nd
with Ian A
sharky91 23/May/07 Lead O/S

Good Climb

with Jim Golding
Hidden 06/May/07 Lead
Hidden 05/May/07 Solo
howlingbaboon 30/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Ruthy
adam carless 21/Apr/07 Solo rpt
Adam1973 21/Apr/07 Solo
Hidden 21/Apr/07 Solo O/S
Will Smith 17/Apr/07 2nd O/S
with Richard Storrie
Hidden 17/Apr/07 Lead O/S
victim of mathematics 14/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Jaime
ed woods 09/Apr/07 Solo

HS 4a

adamwesthead 07/Apr/07 Solo O/S
with Thomas
Jack00 02/Apr/07 Solo O/S
Russell Lovett 01/Apr/07 Solo rpt
with alone
MG50 25/Mar/07 2nd O/S
with Keith & Mark
northernneil ??/2007 -
tallan9 ??/2007 -
Hidden 22/Oct/06 TR O/S
joe_alexander 21/Oct/06 Lead β

easyer than appiwand, def. not 4c, seconded stu and went back to get the lead

with Emma
Hidden 15/Oct/06 Sent
kwickfit 26/Sep/06 Lead O/S

Not a bad climb, very sparse pro big friends come in handy half way up

with chris
Mtnexploits 26/Sep/06 2nd
with Andy
Hidden 26/Aug/06 Lead
Hidden 15/Jul/06 TR O/S
no_more_scotch_eggs ?/May/06 Lead O/S

first trad lead, didn't know grade, probably just as well...

with Pete Johnson
mje1398 22/Apr/06 Lead
with John M
Zoomer 21/Apr/06 Solo
with Nobby Clarke
fizzy_elephant 20/Apr/06 Solo
Birdie 05/Apr/06 Lead O/S
with Nads
Hidden 25/Jun/05 Solo O/S
Hidden 09/Jun/05 Lead O/S
chrishedgehog 07/Jun/05 Lead O/S
with S. Mead
Brown 21/May/04 Solo O/S
Hidden 23/Apr/04 2nd
antroy 01/Apr/04 Lead
Ander 27/Jun/03 Solo
Strong Steve 07/Apr/03 Solo O/S
Phil West 31/Mar/03 Solo O/S
SteveM 29/Mar/03 Solo
Roget ??/2003 Solo O/S
with jon
John Brayshaw 28/Oct/01 Lead O/S
with Richard Tomlinson
pezzerrr 27/Oct/01 Solo O/S
EddieA 23/Feb/01 Solo O/S
Hidden 23/Jun/00 Solo
Andy Say 25/Jan/00 Solo
Whealiebob ??/2000 -
with Robin
craig h ??/2000 -
Climbster 19/Dec/99 Solo O/S
rocktigger ?/Mar/98 Lead O/S
with lee + shelby
jfmchivall ??/1998 -
p.crooky#1 12/Mar/97 Solo O/S
with Ecca
Hidden ??/1997 Lead
KillingtonT 13/May/96 Solo O/S
with Mark Drinkwater
nai ??/1996 Solo
crater 16/Jul/95 Solo O/S
Tom V 30/Apr/95 -
rob.grafton 26/Feb/95 Solo
with Bruce
uphillnow 25/Aug/94 Lead
with Margaret Smith
Hidden 07/Nov/93 Solo O/S
Mick King 29/Jul/93 Solo
with Simon Walsh
John Southworth 27/Jun/93 Solo O/S
tapley 21/Apr/93 Lead
with Alison Tapley
craig h 26/May/92 Lead O/S
with Jo
whispering nic ?/May/92 Solo
Chris the Tall ?/Sep/91 Solo O/S
goi.ashmore 06/May/90 Solo O/S
Hammy 21/Mar/87 Solo
Pete Pozman 23/Mar/85 Solo O/S
with Mark Walker
Hidden ??/1984 Lead
telemark ??/1982 -
mikej 05/May/71 Solo
antroy ??/0000 -
High VS
Mid VS
Low VS
High HS
Mid HS
Low HS
High S
Mid S
Low S
Votes cast 32
High 5b
Mid 5b
Low 5b
High 5a
Mid 5a
Low 5a
High 4c
Mid 4c
Low 4c
High 4b
Mid 4b
Low 4b
High 4a
Mid 4a
Low 4a
Votes cast 26
Votes cast 24
Style of ascent
Alt Leads
Not Set
Flashed (β)
Not Set