Tom Livingstone 02/Nov 2nd rpt
with Angus Kille, Tim Neill
Hidden 04/Oct Lead dnf
Hidden 27/Sep Lead dnf
joe.91 26/Sep 2nd O/S
with Andy, Steve Scott
Ian craigie 11/Sep Lead
with James Taylor
breed 07/Sep Lead rpt
spragglerocks 16/Aug 2nd O/S
with Misha
Misha 16/Aug Lead O/S

Harder but safer than I thought it would be. Couple of stiff pulls to the forest ledge. Thought it was going to be really run out after that but there was gear out on the face, not exactly bomber but good enough and no need for side runners in LW. Quite a few 5b and 5c moves but between good handholds so you can hang around. A bit stiff for a warm up though. The arÍte after the top ledge proved harder than expected - there are some more 5b moves lurking up there, protected by a couple of so-so cams and good gear on the ledge. A mini classic. Rach seconded fine for her second ever E3.

with Rach
Ramon Marin 15/Aug 2nd
with ciaran tracey
Hidden 18/Jul Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Jul 2nd O/S
jamestaylor92 20/May Lead O/S
Tom Livingstone 20/May 2nd rpt
Dave Turnbull, BMC 15/May Lead rpt
with Max (France)
Hidden 15/May 2nd
Andy Peak 1 08/Apr Lead

Awsome climbing, took me a while to figure out the cruk

with Si
pete johnson 06/Apr 2nd
with Chris Parkin
Hidden 06/Apr 2nd rpt
Hidden 06/Apr 2nd
Hidden ??/2015 -
Hidden ??/2015 2nd rpt
jcw ??/2015 -
Ed morris 02/Oct/14 Lead O/S

Good climbing to the ledge after the crux. Didn't enjoy the insecurity of the upper arete.

with Steve
Hidden 03/Sep/14 2nd O/S
James Oswald 02/Jul/14 2nd O/S

Wasn't as much fun as out could have been due to ape feet.

Rachel Slater 01/Jul/14 Lead O/S

Nice positions, easy climbing.

Hidden 30/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Jun/14 Lead O/S
jamesturnbull 17/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with tom grant
Mark Grist 14/Jun/14 2nd O/S
with Paul Tanton
papashango 14/Jun/14 Lead O/S

really great

with Martin Broadhurst
PaulTanton 14/Jun/14 Lead O/S

Excellent route, quite run-out in places but you can see your going for good holds. The top section feels a bit friable so take care.

oliverpcain ??/2014 Lead
Hidden ??/2014 -
Dan724 24/Sep/13 Lead O/S

A good vibe at the crag with lots of friendly people getting on some hard routes and really going for it. Haven't felt this steady on an E3 before. Felt pretty cruisy most of the way. Had a bit of a wobble on the easy bit at the top as I let my guard down and mis-read the sequence, although I sorted it out easily enough. Ignore the negative comments on here: there's plenty of bomber gear and the upper arete isn't that bad (I found one loose hold and the rest wobble slightly but are solid). I didn't feel the need for any runners in left wall as some guides suggest. Enjoyed it as much as Left Wall :)

Hidden 24/Sep/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 01/Sep/13 2nd β
mr mills 22/Jul/13 Lead rpt
with paul simkiss
Daniel Heath 08/Jul/13 Lead O/S

E5 5c if you kick your runners out... Enjoyed the crux section (big moves between secure crimps) but the arete felt loose. Didn't trust the flakes

with Brad
tim newton 10/Jun/13 2nd rpt
with si hughes
Hidden 10/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Nifec14 07/Jun/13 2nd
with Elf yn jones
tim newton 20/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with george
herman0055 20/Apr/13 2nd
Tom Livingstone 02/Mar/13 Lead O/S
with Gwen Lancashire
Albachoss 02/Mar/13 2nd dog

As hard if not harder than left wall, i though the line was a superb adventure. I made the top arete more tricky than necessary, got pumped and peeled off good holds. Nice, but no Left Wall.

with Dougie, Ben
dswansonlow 02/Mar/13 Lead O/S
with Chris S
ejected ??/2013 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Jul/12 Lead
Duncan Campbell 20/Jun/12 Lead O/S

Nice. Wasn't particularly psyched so got on this and felt pretty steady on it. Was spitting rain as I started which although off-putting it felt good to push on. Big moves in the middle section way above gear. I didn't bother trying to fiddle crappy gear in. Upper arete isn't too bad but again reachy and not much gear on it (I actually forgot to put gear in but it's pretty steady. Good to be able to feel pretty steady on top-end E3 when lacking in motivation.

Rob Pitt 29/May/12 2nd rpt
with Jon Ratcliffe
Bob ??/2012 -
matt perks ??/2012 -
Hidden ??/2012 Lead
owain86 28/Oct/11 Lead O/S

Spent a while trying to go straight up from the first ledge, once you gain the ledge, traverse immediately right onto the face* Good crux, had to pull on a tiny hold! Top arete was more loose and a bit harder than I expected.

with Chris
Jen Crook 03/Aug/11 2nd
Hidden 03/Aug/11 Lead O/S
ruaidh 30/Jul/11 2nd

One thin, testy move 25' above gear. What an mild name for such a terrifying route. Cracking lead, Rob.

with rob
Owain Llewelyn 27/Jul/11 2nd

Cracking route

with Gareth E
al99 10/Jul/11 2nd rpt
centurion05 10/Jul/11 Lead
with benji
Hidden 27/Jun/11 Lead O/S
willoates 07/Jun/11 Lead β

I had done it a couple of years ago on a top rope, but went a completely different way this time and can't remember what I did at all. I thought it was absolutely mint upto the 2nd ledge with just enough gear (none in left wall). After that, the arete was poo

with Josh, david morse
david morse 07/Jun/11 Lead O/S

Chossy and serious. A 1 star route in a 3 star position

with willoates, josh
al99 07/Jun/11 2nd O/S
centurion05 07/Jun/11 Lead
with benji
Hidden 30/Apr/11 Lead O/S
markalmack 25/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with james marjot
Hidden 10/Apr/11 Lead dnf
Derek Ryden 10/Apr/11 2nd
Rory Shaw ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
phil64 ??/2011 -
Seymore Butt ??/2011 -
Andrew Barker 13/Oct/10 Lead O/S

Awesome stuff. I've wanted to lead this since I did Cenotaph Corner in 2004. I remember seeing someone leading it and hearing them shout down to their belayer "That's the scariest thing I've ever done!". It felt pretty steady and the gear felt good enough that I didn't need to resort to side runners in Left Wall as is suggested in some guidebooks.

with Si
centurion05 02/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with Stu Harth
centurion05 09/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Jul/10 2nd O/S
TomPR 03/Jul/10 Lead
halfmanhalfbiscuit ?/Jun/10 Lead O/S

I don't think much of this - great lower half, a loose top half with shite gear.

zero six ?/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Rob Pitt 28/May/10 Lead O/S
with Helen Pitt
hepitt 28/May/10 2nd O/S

very nice, but sharp holds!

with Rob Pitt
dodfoster 25/May/10 Lead O/S
jacobjacob 15/May/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/May/10 2nd dog
Hidden 27/Apr/10 2nd
Bennykr 27/Apr/10 Lead O/S

AWSOME, but was epically windy!!!!

with Benji
samrad 21/Apr/10 Lead O/S

sweet route! really great climbing!

Hidden 17/Apr/10 Lead O/S
HeatherF 16/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Tom R
barni 10/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with luke
Luke Brooks 10/Apr/10 2nd
Hidden 02/Mar/10 2nd
farmus21 02/Mar/10 Lead

Awesome route. Tried to go straight up from the thin flake...hard. Once on route was much happier.

with Alex Mason
soph 01/Jan/10 -
Hidden ??/2010 -
hervenuttall ?/Oct/09 Lead O/S
with Sam Farnsworth
Jus 25/Sep/09 Lead O/S

Felt like E4, uber run out! but perhaps I missed some gear placements...

Mike Goldthorp 16/Sep/09 Lead O/S

one of the best ive ever done

with Heather
Ram MkiV 22/Aug/09 2nd rpt
with Al
Alex Mason 22/Aug/09 Lead O/S

The trip warm-up. really enjoyed the moves and run-outs.

JulesV 02/Aug/09 Lead O/S

top arete's a bit spicey

with Shauna Cunningham
Ed Booth 30/May/09 2nd
ksjs 30/May/09 Lead O/S

how good! i thought this was superb: the lower wall is just perfect and the arete is superbly positioned. if youre fit / can recover then its steady too: the climbing is very positive and youre never more than 1 move away from good gear or good holds. the arete feels a bit more serious with thoughts of the ledge but you still have good gear and the climbing remains very positive. totally recommended!

Hidden 30/May/09 2nd O/S
Adam Booth 30/May/09 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/May/09 2nd rpt
James Oakes 15/Mar/09 2nd dog

Pretty much my first outdoor route!!!!! Fell off about 6 times =)

Ram MkiV 14/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Oaksy
datoon 27/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with K
mr mills 20/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with joe chorley
feilx 20/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with Heather
Russell Birkett 20/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with Dez
Hidden ?/Sep/08 2nd
Dan 85 23/Jul/08 2nd O/S
with Francis
alaan 15/Jun/08 2nd O/S
with Aly
Brian Rodgers 15/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Ken Tranter
hangon 15/Jun/08 2nd

Good lead by Brian Rogers on a great rout

with Brian R
gregoritos 14/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with james
Stig 14/Jun/08 2nd O/S
with Greg
richiebongo ?/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/May/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/May/08 2nd rpt
Hidden 06/Oct/07 2nd
dan gibson 25/May/07 Lead O/S
with simon chevis
Hidden 04/May/07 Lead rpt
Toby Dunn 04/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Nick Verney
middlevern 04/Apr/07 2nd
Ewan Brown ??/2007 AltLd O/S
with Douggie Gamble
Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing ??/2007 Lead O/S
a_radiohead_fan ?/Sep/06 -
Ed Booth 06/Aug/06 Lead O/S
with Remus Knowles
Hidden 03/Aug/06 2nd O/S
Hidden 03/Jun/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/May/06 Lead O/S
Boy ??/2006 -
Bern ??/2006 -
Apharri 27/Jul/05 2nd β
with Dave Wharton
shark 16/Jul/05 Lead rpt
with John Codling
Hidden 11/Jun/05 Lead rpt
nicholas Barrowclough 07/May/05 Lead
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe ??/2005 -
Hidden ?/Jun/04 -
Hidden 23/May/04 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Apr/03 Lead rpt
Hidden 14/Sep/02 2nd O/S
tuftynick ??/2001 -
tuftynick ??/2001 Lead
Hidden 31/May/00 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2000 2nd
WB 14/Oct/99 Lead O/S
with Paul
BenTiffin ?/May/99 -


caveman_chris ?/May/99 Lead
Ched ??/1999 Lead O/S
with Ifan
sadams 04/Jun/98 Lead O/S
with Andy Bowie
ellis ?/Jul/97 2nd O/S
switch ??/1997 Lead O/S
mikedelderfield 18/Aug/96 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Aug/96 AltLd
Hidden 09/Jun/96 Lead
Dave Musgrove Jnr 28/Apr/96 Lead
with Nick Ashton
Steve Crowe ??/1996 Lead
Hidden ?/Jun/95 Lead O/S
michael burrows 09/Apr/95 Lead O/S
with phil jones
Jon Garside ?/Jun/94 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/1994 2nd
jfletcher 12/Jun/93 Lead O/S
Roget 08/Jun/93 Lead rpt
with jon
Hidden 01/May/93 2nd
Hidden 16/May/92 Lead
Alan James - UKC and UKH 24/Aug/91 2nd
with Paul Dearden
whispering nic 26/May/91 -
with Graham Iles
Hidden ??/1991 Lead
Rich Kirby ?/Jul/90 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/1990 Lead
andy gittins ??/1990 -
Hidden ?/Sep/89 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Aug/89 Lead
Dave Musgrove 18/Jul/89 TR

David and Rupert had done left wall so I just top-roped this as something different. It felt quite tough though and I think I strayed onto Tess for part of it.

with Rupert Wyard, David
phardman ??/1989 -
Hidden ??/1989 -
Alan James - UKC and UKH 30/Oct/88 Lead
with Juan Varela-Nex
Hidden 04/Apr/88 Lead O/S
Bruce Kerr 23/Jul/87 2nd
with Johnny May
shark ?/Jul/86 Lead O/S
with Sean ?
Sean Kelly ?/Jul/86 2nd

Done at the end of a full day so was slightly pumped tying onto Simon's rope. I messed up the final move on the crux sequence and retreated back to L Wall for a rest, but was totally pumped by the time I eventually topped out!

with Simon Lee
Paula Hamilton-Gibson ??/1986 Lead
with Iain Clark
Steve Bell ??/1985 -
Hidden ??/1985 -
keefe 14/Apr/84 -
Gezzer ??/1984 Lead O/S

Dubious protection

with Andy Towne
Mike Owen 31/Jul/83 Lead rpt
with Simon King
Ian Jones ?/Jul/83 Lead O/S
with Geraldine Taylor
Ivan Machin 23/Aug/82 -
with Jon Mellor
Mark Kemball 11/Jul/82 AltLd
with Dave Abbey
Hidden 13/Apr/82 2nd
Andy Stephenson 08/Apr/81 Lead O/S

Climbed up to the crux, hesitated and reversed back to the last runner. Then just went for it. Didn't bother with runners on the final arete.

with Phil Crudge
Mike Owen 04/Sep/78 Lead O/S
with Elaine Watson
steve L ??/1977 -
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