Rockfax Description
12m. A direct line one metre from the right-hand edge of the slab gives a pleasant pitch. © Rockfax

John Brayshaw 25/Oct Lead rpt
with Phil
Phil Mercer 25/Oct 2nd
mrplastique 11/Oct 2nd
with helixmh
Hidden 13/Sep Solo O/S
markalmack 13/Sep Solo O/S
with Ben
John Brayshaw 05/Sep Lead rpt
stev1e.wilso 05/Sep 2nd rpt
freemanTom 16/Aug Lead rpt

No memory of seconding before, found trick on lead

with Nicky
John Brayshaw 30/Jul Lead rpt
Hidden 30/Jul 2nd
John Brayshaw 25/Jul Lead rpt
Hidden 25/Jul 2nd
John Brayshaw 14/Jul Lead rpt
with Pete Twist
Mike Todd 16/Jun Lead O/S
with Harrogate MC
Hidden 23/May Lead
Steven Andrews 11/May Lead O/S
with Harry
BenedictIEP 04/May Lead O/S


Leleanor93 04/May 2nd O/S
John Brayshaw 01/May Lead rpt
with Gareth
farmus21 18/Apr Solo
with lauren davies, David Moir
John Brayshaw 16/Apr 2nd rpt
with Gareth
Jacob Forshaw 09/Apr Lead O/S
John Brayshaw 05/Apr Lead rpt
with Phil
Phil Mercer 05/Apr 2nd O/S
Hidden ??/2015 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Dec/14 Solo O/S
arose 05/Nov/14 Solo
K Farrell 28/Sep/14 Lead O/S

Cool starting moves up the slab, became a tad odd towards the top.

BnB 18/Sep/14 -
Hidden ?/Sep/14 Lead O/S
tanssop 14/Jul/14 2nd
with Andy
John Brayshaw 08/Jun/14 Lead rpt
with Erica
erica 08/Jun/14 2nd
with John
fjg123 31/May/14 2nd
John Brayshaw 29/Apr/14 Lead rpt
with Stewart Blair
joemallia 30/Mar/14 2nd O/S

A couple of marginal, teetery moments. It's a bit reachy for a short guy... or maybe I just climbed it badly.

mcglenr25 24/Mar/14 Lead O/S
with Luke Armitage
mikestr555 15/Dec/13 Lead O/S
BnB 30/Nov/13 -
mikestr555 30/Nov/13 2nd
morganator 28/Sep/13 Solo O/S
chipdidychip 26/Sep/13 TR O/S
with Joe Jarosz
DavidPC 07/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with Nia
Hidden ?/Sep/13 -
Hidden 18/Aug/13 Lead
eldre070 18/Aug/13 2nd O/S

Bit of an artificial line

erica 30/Jul/13 2nd
with Phil
Phil Mercer 30/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with erica
iceicebaby 22/Jul/13 2nd O/S
matt.thornton123 20/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Will mcevoy
talldick 12/Jul/13 Lead
Will242 06/Jul/13 Lead O/S

Bit of a thin start and didn't get any gear in till the first break, which felt a bit bold. After that it was all fine and get gear in was pretty relaxed.

with Claire Stringer, Anneka Welding
Metalbear 06/Jul/13 2nd O/S
ebf 06/Jul/13 Solo O/S
AnnekaW 06/Jul/13 TR
with Will
SteveM 16/Jun/13 2nd
with Kat
kitkat78 16/Jun/13 Lead rpt
with SteveM
Hidden 09/Jun/13 TR
Hidden 07/Jun/13 2nd O/S
ralphio 07/Jun/13 Lead

Protection ok but some of the moves halfway felt very thin. Found it harder than 'East of the River' next door which was graded 5a.

Hidden 07/Jun/13 Solo O/S
Puma 02/Jun/13 Solo

Did the lower slab to half height.

fulton333 19/May/13 2nd
Hidden 19/May/13 Lead
odox 21/Apr/13 2nd

Tricky for VS - finished up with Octopus

with Ruairidh Wadsworth
SteveM 13/Apr/13 Solo
ruairidhwad 13/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Ian B
Dave McKechnie 07/Apr/13 2nd O/S
spragglerocks 07/Apr/13 Lead rpt
David Wynne 06/Apr/13 2nd

Feels very thin

with Sue, Pete Corrigan
victim of mathematics 05/Mar/13 Lead O/S
with Lizzie
Gerry_Doncaster 03/Mar/13 Lead

Very pleasant.

Hidden 02/Mar/13 Lead O/S
tobyk 02/Mar/13 Lead O/S
jack_44 ??/2013 -
SteveM 11/Nov/12 Lead
with Kat
kitkat78 11/Nov/12 2nd
with SteveM
sarah hawker 11/Nov/12 Lead dog

Rested on gear when I felt my feet sliding and didn't want to shock load a microcam. In the twilight. Sustained at the grade.

with bob
David_Gledson 09/Oct/12 2nd O/S
with Tom
TRFrost 09/Oct/12 Lead O/S
with D. Gledson
DaveAtkinson 09/Sep/12 Solo
Hidden 01/Aug/12 2nd β
no_more_scotch_eggs 08/Jul/12 Lead RP

started up direct but slimy wet patch on upper slab forced detour left only the variant of octopus which joins diagonal crack. nice moves on lower slab.

with iain
Matt Schwarz 04/Jun/12 2nd O/S
phillipjohnson 04/Jun/12 Lead
Laurence Everitt 06/May/12 2nd O/S
yarrow 06/May/12 Lead O/S
mikeyg 06/May/12 Lead O/S
ebf 06/May/12 Solo O/S

Beautiful VS slab. Everything is there and - if you lead it - no real danger of falling far.

gingerwolf 27/Apr/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 24/Apr/12 -
Hidden 01/Apr/12 2nd O/S
simon1985 25/Mar/12 Lead
stev1e.wilso 25/Mar/12 2nd
with Simon
adamjeffs 25/Mar/12 Lead O/S
John Brayshaw 24/Mar/12 Lead rpt
with Pete Corrigan
John Brayshaw 24/Mar/12 TR rpt
with Pete Corrigan
R Spisser 17/Mar/12 Sent O/S

Bottom slab only

Hidden 17/Mar/12 Solo dnf
aussie ray 25/Feb/12 Lead O/S
Lucaj 19/Feb/12 2nd
with Nathan
jac.c123 14/Jan/12 2nd
pastep ??/2012 Solo
Hidden 27/Nov/11 Lead O/S
Andy Hudson 22/Oct/11 Lead
John Brayshaw 22/Oct/11 2nd rpt
John Brayshaw 02/Oct/11 Lead rpt
with Erica
erica 02/Oct/11 2nd
with John
pratty25 02/Oct/11 TR
Dave Richards 01/Oct/11 Lead O/S

First VS lead, came out right after halfway though so prob dropped a grade due to the top half.

with sjbrook
sjbrook 01/Oct/11 2nd dog
with Dave Richards, PMC
spitfirerick ?/Sep/11 Lead O/S
mikestr555 29/Aug/11 2nd
freemanTom 21/Aug/11 2nd
with Dave Everitt CMC
Hidden 10/Jul/11 Lead O/S
John Brayshaw 09/Jul/11 2nd rpt
with Josh
jcurrie93 09/Jul/11 Lead
PaulHermes 03/Jul/11 2nd
with Stewart VCCC
Hidden 03/Jul/11 -
pastep 03/Jul/11 2nd

How hard!

nick ferro 03/Jul/11 -
DaveAtkinson 26/Jun/11 2nd
with Haydn Keith, P.Cannon
John Brayshaw 24/May/11 Lead rpt
with Erica
erica 24/May/11 2nd
with John
Hidden 03/May/11 Solo O/S
mrplastique 01/May/11 2nd O/S
with helixmh
al jackson ?/May/11 Lead
tim_mcd 26/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Manchi
Manchi 26/Apr/11 2nd O/S
with tim_mcd
Hidden 22/Apr/11 2nd O/S
hairynortherner 17/Apr/11 Lead O/S

Really good lead, just enough gear and just enough exposure. Belay bit lower down than top slab.

Alan Scowcroft 17/Apr/11 Lead rpt
with Adam Collinge
Hidden 17/Mar/11 Solo O/S
Jimbo_28 14/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Gerry_Doncaster 01/Mar/11 -
victim of mathematics 03/Jan/11 Sent O/S

Traversed off right at the big break.

helixmh ??/2011 Lead O/S
Lumbering Oaf 02/Oct/10 2nd rpt
spragglerocks 02/Oct/10 Lead O/S
Rob Davies ?/Oct/10 Lead rpt
with Phil Ashton
Hidden 18/Sep/10 2nd
hellboundblr 12/Sep/10 2nd
with LCCC
Hidden 12/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Ben ski 12/Sep/10 2nd O/S
with James
MeMeMe 15/Aug/10 2nd
with Andy
Lumbering Oaf 15/Aug/10 2nd O/S

fun route with an awkward move off the ledge at half height.

alexyoung 15/Aug/10 Lead O/S

Might have gone a bit too left

phillipjohnson 16/May/10 Lead
Tiddles09 02/May/10 TR O/S

Excelent climb hard to start if small but after that good climb have to lead it next time good fun.

with Jason Bottomley, Alex Charlesworth
WalnutHorse 02/May/10 Lead O/S
joe_alexander 25/Apr/10 Lead O/S

not sure if i stayed on line over top overhang

with Stu
SteWatkins ?/Apr/10 -
Jillybean 04/Mar/10 2nd
with Martyn
matthewjames 14/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with John Powell
Lisaaa 14/Aug/09 Lead
with George Powell
Discodan 09/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with Dan Mc
Hidden 01/Jul/09 Lead O/S
djbeaumont 23/May/09 Lead O/S
with Trace
jonny taylor 12/Apr/09 2nd
David Wynne 21/Mar/09 Lead
alisonk 21/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Dave
betamonkey 21/Mar/09 2nd rpt
davidk 21/Mar/09 2nd
with alison
Hidden 28/Dec/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 28/Dec/08 Lead
Claire S-J ?/Sep/08 Lead
erica 02/Aug/08 2nd
with John
John Brayshaw 02/Aug/08 Lead rpt
with Erica
texuspete 24/Jul/08 Lead
with Brenda Peacock
Neil Pacey 13/Jul/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Jul/08 Lead O/S
betamonkey 18/May/08 Solo rpt
ollyroberts 29/Mar/08 Lead O/S
with Adam
Zoomer 18/Oct/07 Lead
with A Student
kitkat78 08/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with SteveM
SteveM 08/Sep/07 2nd rpt
with Kat
David Wynne 01/Sep/07 2nd
betamonkey ?/Sep/07 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Sep/07 Lead
matt thornton 29/Aug/07 2nd O/S
with mick
Aussie Mick 29/Aug/07 Lead O/S
with Matt. T
John Brayshaw 18/Jul/07 Lead O/S
with Erica
erica 18/Jul/07 2nd
with John
stewart murray 08/Jul/07 2nd
Adam1973 07/Jul/07 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jul/07 2nd O/S
clive-greenwood 02/Jun/07 Lead
with Keith
adamwesthead 15/May/07 TR O/S
with JBA
moreno 15/Apr/07 2nd

seconded first time in 2004

ieverett ?/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Linda Horner
Rob Davies ?/Feb/07 Lead
with Phil Ashton
Zoomer 02/Jun/06 2nd
with Ollie Noakes
robman 02/Mar/06 2nd O/S

far to eacy 4c, would be scepticle about this grade. felt more like a vd or severe.

with Tim
jonnyboy 02/Mar/06 Solo O/S

very pleasent moves lower down, a bit brocken further up.

Hidden ??/2006 Lead
reg_measures 10/Sep/05 Solo O/S
D Berry 29/May/05 Lead O/S
with Claire Berry
Si dH 05/Feb/05 Lead
with Ronan Kavanagh
VS4b ??/2005 Lead O/S

1st VS lead!

Mattyk 29/Aug/04 Lead O/S
with Dominick Spracklen
Hidden 21/Jun/03 2nd
Alaric 28/Jul/02 Lead
with Syd F
Urgles ?/Mar/02 2nd
with Fiend
cragspud ?/Feb/02 Lead O/S
with Wharncliffebabe
Simon Caldwell ??/2002 2nd O/S
OriginalGeckoboy ??/1998 -
Dave Musgrove 12/Aug/97 Solo
Nic Robinson ??/1982 -
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