27m. Worthwhile, and fairly tough for the grade (formerly E1). Climb the big corner left of Withy Crack until, just below some trees, it is possible to step left onto a ledge in the arete. Climb cracks to the top.

M J Crocker 04/Sep/2002

Hidden 01/Oct TR RP
Hidden 11/Jul 2nd
will_benfold 11/Jul Lead O/S
MoWalker3 02/Jul -
with Rob
Felix Ottey 27/Jun Lead dnf

Not a friendly route. Looked ok from the ground but felt loose, dirty and uninspiring. Backed off before the bulge.

Hidden 11/Jun 2nd
Hidden 25/May Lead O/S
Paul Baller 15/Apr Lead O/S

Way harder than Withy crack.

with matt stevens
Hidden 20/Sep/14 Lead dnf
just one more 12/Sep/14 Lead O/S

Not a bad route,quite pumpy and some good moves

with john smith
katiep 03/Aug/14 Lead O/S

Very loose and vegetated to start. It started to rain halfway up so I cowered under the lip. After the lip there is a very large block that is slightly loose - pull gently!

with Callan
dan ely 06/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with tom
thomb 06/Jul/14 2nd
Echna 29/Sep/13 Lead dnf

Pulled of a shoe box sized block at the start, where it's very loose. Crack was wet from seepage. Got too pumped on the crack and bailed a 2-3 meters before the trees by traversing onto Withy's crack and finishing on that.

Matt Amos 11/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Tristypants 11/Aug/13 Lead dog

Unusually for quarry requiring arm strength

with Helen Eden
Cheese Monkey 24/Jul/13 2nd O/S

Harder than Withy Crack and Bad to the Bone put together

with Iggy, Peter
pheotleyr 24/Jul/13 Lead O/S

not a bad climb. was already properly pumped when swinging over onto the left hand slab and traversed out to the left (loose rock) instead of placing a nut (crack was covered by grass growing out of it) and stepping up. close to coming off, properly scared and pumped afterwards, but just about made it.

with Iggy, Ben
squicky 24/Jul/13 2nd O/S

Overcame the urge to thrutch up it which made it feel better than it looked. Definitely harder than BttB.

with Ben, Peter
Rick Ashton 20/May/12 2nd O/S

Nice route. Good crux but crappy rock near start

with Robert Drynda
bpmclimb 27/Apr/11 Lead O/S

A tough HVS 5a, old school. Surprisingly good route!

with Clare
nick hawkins 11/Mar/11 Lead dnf

Block broke off as I was trying to rock over onto it. Decided corner was a bit too friable

with Jez
MarkRyder 26/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with James P
jamespilgrim 26/Jul/09 2nd O/S
with Mark
ian d f ??/2008 Lead
cornishben ?/Jan/05 2nd O/S
with Richard Nadin
Hidden ??/2005 2nd O/S
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