Rockfax Description
8m. Follow the right-hand edge of the slab throughout. © Rockfax

beds74 01/Nov -


with Alastair, Peter Metcalfe
John Brayshaw 25/Oct Lead rpt
with Phil
John Brayshaw 25/Oct 2nd rpt

R/H version

with Phil
Phil Mercer 25/Oct 2nd
John Brayshaw 30/Sep Solo rpt
db79 26/Sep Lead O/S

The pocket takes protections. The move above is a good test of your head.

Hidden 19/Sep Lead O/S
stev1e.wilso 13/Sep Lead rpt
with Rosie
Wayne S 13/Sep Lead O/S

Stayed left straight up slab @ VS4b

with Dale
D Berry 13/Sep 2nd rpt

No arete and much the better for it.

with Wayne S
Rozzlarr1992 13/Sep 2nd
with Dad
BnB 11/Sep -
John Brayshaw 05/Sep 2nd rpt
stev1e.wilso 05/Sep Lead O/S
Prof. Outdoors 05/Sep Lead
with Jeff, Mike P
John Brayshaw 20/Aug 2nd rpt
with Gareth
John Brayshaw 20/Aug Lead rpt
with Gareth
Ben1983 16/Aug Lead O/S

VS probably right if you keep left of arete.

John Brayshaw 11/Aug Lead rpt

HS version - right of arete

with Pete Twist
John Brayshaw 11/Aug Lead rpt
with Pete Twist
stewc 07/Aug Solo
Hidden 19/Jul Solo
alias dave 27/Jun Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Jun Solo O/S
John Brayshaw 16/Jun 2nd rpt
with Gareth
John Brayshaw 14/May Lead rpt
with Gareth
Steven Andrews 11/May Lead O/S
with Harry
Jono_LS16 10/May Solo O/S
Hidden 04/May Solo O/S
adamwesthead 23/Apr Lead rpt
with Zeb
Hidden 08/Apr Solo
jonnysims 15/Mar Solo O/S
Hidden 31/Dec/14 Lead O/S
RKirke 05/Dec/14 Solo O/S
with Dan (Norwich), Niels, Alex T
Hidden 05/Dec/14 Solo O/S
Alex the Alex 05/Dec/14 Solo O/S
with Rog
andy gittins 30/Nov/14 2nd
with Dave Scott-Maxwell
DSM 30/Nov/14 Lead O/S
with Andy Gittins
g1m147 23/Nov/14 Lead
Hidden 23/Nov/14 2nd
farmus21 15/Oct/14 Lead O/S
Andy Moles 04/Oct/14 Solo O/S
with Ferdia
Hidden 11/Sep/14 Lead rpt
Hidden 02/Sep/14 Solo rpt
kieranlivett 02/Sep/14 Solo
with nv
Simonpeel 26/Aug/14 Lead rpt
robman 20/Jul/14 Solo rpt
dig 20/Jul/14 Solo O/S
with rob
mol 05/Jul/14 2nd
with Jesse
robman 29/Jun/14 Solo rpt
jimbonfire 06/May/14 Lead O/S
Phil Mercer 04/May/14 Lead O/S
with Dave Hunter
Hidden ?/May/14 -
NorthernClamberer 29/Apr/14 TR β

First time out since Polldubh last September!

with Denise, John
RalphC 19/Apr/14 Lead
with Rob, Caroline
John Brayshaw 05/Apr/14 TR rpt
with Phil
John Brayshaw 05/Apr/14 TR rpt
with Phil
Phil Mercer 05/Apr/14 TR
joemallia 30/Mar/14 2nd O/S

Mark will be disappointed but not surprised - we thought it didn't deserve the VS 5a given in the Rockfax guide.

BnB 30/Nov/13 -
mikestr555 30/Nov/13 2nd
Hidden 10/Nov/13 Solo O/S
Hidden 25/Aug/13 -
Hidden 18/Aug/13 Lead
eldre070 18/Aug/13 2nd O/S

Easy stuff.

with Alan
FarmerFred 30/Jul/13 TR dog

Managed to fall on Top Rope. Hahahahaha

with Stuart CMC
Hidden 07/Jul/13 2nd
Will242 06/Jul/13 Lead
PaulHermes 06/Jul/13 2nd
with Paul VCCC
ebf 06/Jul/13 Solo O/S

Will led it and I solo-ed to remove his pro. Lovely.

jake magell 08/Jun/13 TR O/S
Puma 02/Jun/13 Solo
kitkat78 01/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with SteveM
SteveM 01/Jun/13 Solo
with Kat
LakesWinter 30/May/13 2nd
with Phil B
philboy 30/May/13 Lead
with matt g
bullybones 25/May/13 Solo
betamonkey 08/May/13 Solo rpt
Hidden 20/Apr/13 Lead O/S
SteveM 13/Apr/13 Solo
Simonpeel 07/Apr/13 2nd O/S
victim of mathematics 05/Mar/13 Lead rpt
with Lizzie
joeflan 27/Feb/13 Solo
Hidden 20/Feb/13 Lead
cpt_crunch 16/Feb/13 Solo O/S
Chris Redding 16/Feb/13 Solo O/S

Went up the right side of the aréte. Will do the other side when I next return.

Seymore Butt ??/2013 -
freemanTom 13/Oct/12 Sent
with Amy Till
DaveAtkinson 09/Sep/12 Solo
morsy 08/Sep/12 Solo
with peter berwick
John Brayshaw 29/Aug/12 Lead rpt
with Tim Burnett, Erica
erica 29/Aug/12 2nd
with Tim Burnett, John
barryp08 23/Jul/12 2nd

no real gear placements

pebbles 15/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with rachel, ali
Rachel Somerville 15/Jul/12 2nd
danhedges 15/Jul/12 TR
with Andrew Bright
fulton333 24/Jun/12 Solo
cookacat 12/Jun/12 Solo O/S
with ewan, Dafydd
Dafydd Llywelyn 12/Jun/12 Solo O/S
Matt Schwarz 04/Jun/12 Lead O/S
phillipjohnson 04/Jun/12 2nd
Nathancoward 19/Feb/12 2nd O/S
with Luca Jandu, Ash Jones
Lucaj 19/Feb/12 Solo
Hidden 22/Jan/12 2nd
PAJames ??/2012 -
Hidden 23/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Andy Hudson 22/Oct/11 Lead
John Brayshaw 22/Oct/11 2nd rpt
Hidden 22/Oct/11 2nd
Hidden 22/Oct/11 Lead
fulton333 02/Oct/11 Solo
spitfirerick ?/Sep/11 Lead O/S
mikestr555 29/Aug/11 2nd
five 24/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with S
MeMeMe 10/Jul/11 Solo
nick ferro 03/Jul/11 -
tompilgrem 14/Jun/11 2nd O/S
with Dad
bobpilgrem 14/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Bob/Tom
andy jennings 04/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Momber
alisonk 28/May/11 TR
tomthecoolperson 14/May/11 2nd
ben_250 14/May/11 2nd O/S
with Andrew, Tom
Hidden 03/May/11 Solo O/S
tomthecoolperson 28/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Louise
Alan Scowcroft 17/Apr/11 Lead rpt
with Adam Collinge
bwestwood 06/Mar/11 Solo
Hidden 05/Mar/11 Solo O/S
Gerry_Doncaster 01/Mar/11 -
Hidden 02/Jan/11 Lead
John Brayshaw 12/Dec/10 TR rpt
with Josh
John Brayshaw 12/Dec/10 Lead rpt
with Josh
jcurrie93 12/Dec/10 2nd O/S
jcurrie93 12/Dec/10 TR O/S
Hidden 27/Nov/10 Lead
thetradlad 21/Nov/10 2nd O/S
with Tommy Bullock
Hidden 07/Nov/10 Solo O/S
pffft 10/Oct/10 Solo rpt
gb05 10/Oct/10 Solo O/S
Batt 02/Oct/10 2nd O/S
spragglerocks 02/Oct/10 Lead O/S
Hoyes 02/Oct/10 Lead O/S
alisonk 26/Sep/10 2nd
John Brayshaw 26/Sep/10 Lead rpt
with Alison
TRFrost 18/Sep/10 Solo O/S
hellboundblr 12/Sep/10 2nd
with LCCC
Nigel Bond 04/Sep/10 Lead
with Stuart Bond
Daniels735 30/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Clair Fowler
bengillies 19/Jun/10 Solo O/S
PerrinT 19/Jun/10 Solo
Andrew Bangs 19/Jun/10 Lead O/S

Considered soloing this... climbed about half way and didn't fancy the next move... down climbed to get gear and led it. The one piece of small gear wasn't worth the effort in the end.

with Annya
pffft 19/Jun/10 Solo O/S

rather easy, one move wonder!

Annya 19/Jun/10 2nd
erica 11/Jun/10 TR

Practise setting up top ropes and absails

with John
John Brayshaw 11/Jun/10 TR rpt
with Erica
John Brayshaw 07/Jun/10 TR rpt

Practising slab technique

with Bunny
Hidden 05/Jun/10 Solo O/S
bwestwood 04/Jun/10 Solo O/S
akhughes ?/Jun/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 09/May/10 Solo O/S
PeteH 03/May/10 Lead O/S
Russell Lovett 02/May/10 TR rpt
with gede gibons and alan taylor
Hidden 01/May/10 2nd O/S
christina9689 01/May/10 2nd
with robin mitton, dkelly
SteWatkins ?/May/10 -
al jackson ?/May/10 Solo
joe_alexander 25/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Stu
abercolin 19/Apr/10 Lead O/S

Placed two hexs camming against each other in the pocket - worked surprisingly well!

with Kev
Kevveth_09 19/Apr/10 2nd O/S
phleppy 16/Apr/10 Solo
John Brayshaw 27/Mar/10 Lead rpt
with Dan
Hidden 21/Mar/10 Lead
Hidden 21/Mar/10 2nd
Hidden 21/Mar/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Mar/10 2nd
peteJ23 31/Jan/10 Lead O/S
stimpey 18/Oct/09 2nd O/S
with Pete, Davina
petegunn 18/Oct/09 Lead
with Davina & Steve
Hidden 18/Oct/09 2nd O/S
wheelo 08/Oct/09 2nd
with john
alimckay ?/Oct/09 Lead O/S
with ufton
Hidden 20/Sep/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 13/Sep/09 Lead rpt
Hidden 13/Sep/09 Solo rpt
jkarran 29/Aug/09 Lead

Nice but a bit short

with Team
kitch22 23/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Paul Pack
Simon Caldwell 02/Aug/09 2nd rpt
with Peri
pebbles 02/Aug/09 Lead rpt
Hidden 01/Jul/09 Lead O/S
iceferret 01/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with Dave Nunwick
johniebriggs ?/Jul/09 Solo
Mattyk 21/Jun/09 Solo rpt
with Jon B and Jen
robman 24/May/09 Solo
with stu
Justin Tracey 26/Apr/09 Solo
with Katy Charlesworth
Hidden 20/Apr/09 Lead
Hidden 20/Apr/09 2nd O/S
erica 17/Apr/09 2nd
with John
John Brayshaw 17/Apr/09 Lead rpt
with Erica
andybuckley 12/Apr/09 Lead

Probably the pocket isn't allowed for this grade... but I used it anyway! More like Severe that way.

with Jonny Taylor
Hidden 21/Feb/09 2nd O/S
victim of mathematics 21/Feb/09 Lead O/S

Very much a one-move wonder. Some trickery with tiny nuts makes it a safe move too :)

with gwilym
Jonny M 21/Feb/09 Lead O/S
Marq 21/Feb/09 2nd
Bob 03/Jan/09 Solo rpt
Hidden 28/Dec/08 Solo O/S
erica 06/Dec/08 2nd
with John
John Brayshaw 06/Dec/08 Lead rpt
with Erica
Jamie Brown 05/Oct/08 2nd O/S
Puma 05/Oct/08 Lead
mattcyp88 23/Sep/08 Lead
Hidden 01/Jul/08 Lead O/S
Hammy 13/Jun/08 TR
stuckonarock 18/May/08 Lead O/S
with Matthew
Nick Beckett 11/May/08 Solo β
ollyroberts 11/May/08 Lead O/S
with Ben
John Brayshaw 02/May/08 Lead rpt
with Erica
John Brayshaw 02/May/08 2nd rpt
with Erica
erica 02/May/08 2nd
with John
erica 02/May/08 Lead RP
with John
matt thornton 17/Mar/08 Lead O/S
with david maws
Hidden ?/Feb/08 Solo O/S
Jack00 22/Oct/07 Lead O/S

Didn't have any big cams so I put a hex in the pocket... which decided to fall out just as I topped out!

with Jono
Hidden ?/Sep/07 Solo
Adam1973 07/Jul/07 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jul/07 2nd O/S
adamwesthead 05/Jun/07 Solo rpt
with JBA
adamwesthead 05/Jun/07 TR rpt
with JBA
VS4b 29/May/07 2nd
with Jo
John Brayshaw 29/May/07 Lead rpt
with Erica
erica 29/May/07 2nd
with John
Hidden 20/May/07 Solo
Dax H 21/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Marcus Evans
Rob Davies ?/Feb/07 Lead
with Phil Ashton
Hidden 04/Oct/06 Solo O/S
leighjepson ?/Oct/06 Lead
with Alison Dawson
Nick Beckett ?/Sep/06 Lead
with various
Hidden 05/Aug/06 Lead
lithos 15/Jul/06 Solo
John Brayshaw 07/Jul/06 Lead rpt
KeithW 02/Jul/06 Lead O/S

first route, before it became too hot

with Bruce
Phil West 10/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with Shaun Walby
jimorothy ?/May/06 TR

easy on a top rope.

with Rachel Crolla
Hidden 22/Apr/06 Lead
reubensampson 17/Jul/05 Lead O/S
with Justyna Gemzala
John Brayshaw 13/Jul/05 Lead rpt
with Erica
erica 13/Jul/05 2nd
with John
Hidden 22/Jun/05 Solo O/S
shaun walby 15/Jun/05 Solo O/S
Martin Haworth ?/Jun/05 Lead O/S
with val p
Anna Horrox 02/May/05 2nd
clive-greenwood 02/May/05 Lead
with Anna
erica 17/Apr/05 Lead

(Didn't climb the correct line)

with John
John Brayshaw 17/Apr/05 2nd rpt
with Erica
Hidden ??/2005 Solo O/S
rock ape ??/2005 Lead O/S
with Linzy T
John Brayshaw 17/Oct/04 Lead rpt
with Andrea Balderson
John Brayshaw 25/Jun/04 Solo rpt
Simon Caldwell 09/May/04 2nd O/S
with Carmen
Hidden 01/May/04 Solo O/S
John Brayshaw 20/Apr/04 Lead rpt
with Chris
Hidden 12/Apr/04 Lead
IanMcC 12/Apr/04 Lead

Rained off

with Mhairi
Brown 06/Apr/04 Solo O/S
D Berry 18/Feb/04 Solo O/S
John Kettle ??/2004 Solo
John Brayshaw 09/Sep/03 Lead rpt
with Jesse Bryant
crater 01/Sep/03 Solo O/S
with andrew
Hidden 31/Aug/03 Solo O/S
adamwesthead 29/Aug/03 Solo O/S
Climbster 06/Jul/03 Sent O/S
John Brayshaw 29/Apr/03 Lead rpt
with Steve McCain, Pete Greaves
cem 26/Apr/03 2nd
with Sally Dipple
Hidden 25/Sep/02 Solo
Hidden 17/Aug/02 Solo
John Brayshaw 28/Jul/02 Lead rpt
with Pete Greaves
Roget 11/Jun/02 Solo O/S
with baccy
Hidden ?/Jun/02 Solo O/S
Mattyk 07/Apr/02 Lead O/S

easy but insecure

jsw1 07/Apr/02 Solo O/S
EddieA 14/Feb/02 2nd O/S
cragspud ?/Feb/02 Lead O/S
with Wharncliffebabe
Wharncliffebabe ?/Feb/02 2nd O/S
with Cragspud
John Brayshaw 03/Sep/00 2nd O/S
with Caroline Young
Hidden 16/Jan/00 2nd
Hidden ??/2000 Lead O/S
uphillnow ?/May/99 Solo
Dave Musgrove Jnr 13/Mar/99 Solo
Dave Musgrove 13/Mar/99 Solo
with David
Whealiebob ??/1999 -
with Robin & Sal
Chris the Tall ?/Jun/98 Solo O/S
OriginalGeckoboy ??/1998 -
craig h 21/Sep/97 2nd rpt
with Janet Hannah
Trobbo 14/Sep/96 Solo
with john blower
Hidden ?/Jul/95 Solo O/S
Andy Say 26/Mar/94 Solo
John Southworth 16/Nov/93 Solo
Hidden 30/Aug/93 Solo
Iain Thow 04/Feb/93 Solo
Mick King 05/Jul/92 Solo
crater 23/Jun/92 Solo O/S
Hidden 21/Jun/92 Solo O/S
whispering nic ?/Apr/92 Solo
Hammy 08/Mar/92 Solo
Mick King 05/Oct/91 Solo
tapley 21/Sep/91 Lead
with Alison Tapley
kato'sdad 01/Sep/91 Solo
Mick King 25/Aug/91 Solo
andy@ark ?/Jun/90 Solo
with Ian Paterson
Chris Ellis 31/Aug/89 Lead
with Colin Imrie
goi.ashmore 28/Mar/89 Solo O/S
craig h ??/1989 Solo O/S
Pete Pozman 31/Jul/85 Lead O/S
with John Byrne
Nic Robinson ??/1982 -
Falko 05/May/80 AltLd O/S
with Al W.
Hammy 19/Nov/79 Solo
Hammy 29/May/79 Solo
oldmanofmow ??/1975 -
mikej 20/Aug/72 Solo
with John Bickerdyke, E
Dave Musgrove 01/Aug/71 Solo
with Keith Butler, Andy Wild
Hidden ??/1970 AltLd
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