25m. A stunning and direct route up the wall. Start at the base of a thin L-R diagonal crack 10m left of the shattered cave that is the start of Certain Surprise. Move up to a big hand ledge and make extending moves to clip a bolt. From here climb direct to a large break at half height. Arrange protection, kiss the guns and power through the steepness to another break. Top out moving rightwards past the broken cave.

M J Crocker (solo) 27/Jun/1990

Ticklists: West Country Climbs, Ultimate E3 ticklist.

Bristoldave 11/Oct Lead O/S
with douglas
Nathan Chrismas 27/Sep 2nd dog

Loads of holds which are probably quite nice to use if you don't pump yourself to hell in the first 5m.

kenneM 17/Aug Lead O/S

Brilliant !!

with Chris
Wendy 25/Jul Lead O/S
with Tom Ball
Hidden 11/Jul TR dnf
Toby Dunn 30/Jun Lead O/S

A great route, probably about E1 at many UK inland limestone crags

with Chris Jones
Brian H 07/Jun Lead O/S
Rich Kirby 30/May Lead O/S
with Helen
Paul Baller 17/May Lead G/U
with matt stevens
Alex Winter 19/Apr Lead O/S

Brilliant wall climbing. The rock is a bit like the stuff on the ramp in Bristol, rough and nicely featured.

with Pablo
Paul Baller 12/Apr TR RP
with matt stevens
Hidden ??/2015 Lead
Hidden 26/Dec/14 Lead rpt
Hidden ?/Oct/14 2nd O/S
Jon_Warner 17/Aug/14 2nd rpt

Nicely led by segwin

with Jenni, Tom
tskelhon 17/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Aug/14 2nd β
Hidden 02/Jul/14 Lead O/S
tash 02/Jul/14 2nd
with ali k
Hidden 17/May/14 Lead O/S
zcsharp 14/May/14 Lead O/S

Very pumpy, very good, especially after the big rest in the middle.

with Joe Innes, Al
Hidden 14/Apr/14 Lead O/S
chris j 14/Apr/14 2nd
with Nick Arding
Paul Baller ??/2014 TR RP
Hidden 13/Nov/13 Lead rpt
Rosea Day 08/Nov/13 Lead β


Hidden 07/Nov/13 TR
tom.e 31/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Charlie Everett
petegunn 23/Jul/13 Lead

Excellent pumpy route with good holds and gear. (Rustic Wall Direct!?, RockFax)

with Davina
Hidden 23/Jul/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 19/Jul/13 2nd rpt
Hidden 18/Jul/13 TR O/S
Pete Rigby 13/Jul/13 Lead dnf

very hot!

with Jim Tan
Hidden 10/Jul/13 TR
Chubbard 09/Jul/13 TR rpt
Hidden 09/Jun/13 Lead O/S
richiebongo 03/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Nick Smith
Hidden 28/Apr/13 Lead β
Cheese Monkey 15/Apr/13 2nd O/S
with Neil
Hidden 07/Oct/12 Lead rpt
Hidden 09/Sep/12 TR rpt
wilkinscl ?/Sep/12 2nd
BeccaSnowden 14/Aug/12 Lead RP

Excellent route, really pleased to have got it after backing off before. (Had quickdraw pre-placed on bolt this time so I could reach to clip it!)

with Tom
will909 20/Jun/12 Lead RP
Hidden 17/Apr/12 Lead
Hidden 29/Mar/12 TR rpt
al99 10/Mar/12 TR
brices 28/Feb/12 Lead O/S

really good climb,happy as felt totaly comfortable all the way sucha good ending to the day

lukehodson 28/Feb/12 2nd O/S
Marti999 27/Feb/12 2nd rpt
Ed Babs 27/Feb/12 Lead O/S

A very enjoyable climb.

with Marti
Hidden 25/Feb/12 Lead dog
Tomar 25/Feb/12 Lead O/S

A bit scary and bold at the start, then just beatiful sustained and safe climbing on cool rock.

with Tris
Hidden 25/Feb/12 Lead O/S
eddy-on-the-rocks 22/Feb/12 Lead rpt

Thursday night head touch ascent - lots of 'road runner'ing

with P Dawg
dan gibson 14/Feb/12 Lead O/S
with anna barnes
maddy.c ??/2012 -
oggles 06/Nov/11 TR rpt
oggles 06/Nov/11 TR RP
Hidden 22/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Oct/11 Lead O/S
BeccaSnowden 16/Oct/11 2nd O/S

Not technically on-sight as tried to lead first, got almost to the bolt but couldn't commit to standing up to clip it. Did it easily on second, shame.

with Tom
thomasadixon 16/Oct/11 Lead O/S

Great route, steep with loads of jugs! Bit of a bold start before the bolt's clipped.

with Becca
gazhbo 29/Aug/11 Lead rpt

Brilliant route. Better than Certain Surprise.

Richard Hall 29/Aug/11 Lead O/S

Amazing route! Dont know why Rockfax thought they had the right to change the name though...

with Gaz
Justin T 30/Jul/11 Lead O/S

Lovely climbing! NB this route is given as "Rustic Wall Direct" in the new West Country Climbs Rockfax but seems to be the same route.

with Cherry
Jon_Warner 21/May/11 2nd rpt
with Dan P
will909 18/May/11 TR dog
benkelsey 11/May/11 TR rpt

went up and down about 6 times with only pausing to ab back down. placing gear as i went for reality. trying to get the stamina up on steep stuff!! feel like it would go easily on the lead when I can get a partner

_m.cox_ 01/May/11 Lead O/S
paultaylor 19/Mar/11 Lead β
with Edd
Hidden ??/2011 -
benkelsey 24/Sep/10 2nd O/S

done about 6 times now - good warm up will lead next time

tommytuffa 28/Mar/10 Lead O/S

brilliant climb, take a big cam or two

with max, ollie b
Hidden 31/Oct/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/Oct/09 2nd O/S
pezzerrr 04/Oct/09 Lead O/S
Jon_Warner 04/Jul/09 TR rpt

deeeuurrr x3

with Mark Glaister, Tom
Jon_Warner 13/Apr/09 TR β
with Mark Glaister
billb ?/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with alex j
eddy-on-the-rocks 28/Feb/09 Lead O/S

Brilliant Porn * climbing. FAB

with Remus
Chubbard 01/Jul/08 Lead O/S

stick clipped first bolt. Amazing route.

JimR 01/Jul/08 2nd
with Charles H
Hidden 06/May/08 2nd O/S
ian d f ??/2008 TR
Hidden ??/2008 Solo rpt
oldmanrivers ??/2006 -
Marti999 ??/2006 Lead
just one more 26/May/05 Lead O/S
with tim b
Hidden ??/2005 Lead O/S
cornishben ?/Jul/04 Lead O/S
with Mike Raine
Hidden ??/2002 -
Tim M ??/2000 -
rapidrich 03/Sep/99 TR O/S
with Katie
John Southworth 01/Jun/99 Lead O/S
with Stone Elworthy
Hidden ??/1998 Lead O/S
Didymus 20/May/94 TR
with Rongor
NeilGriffiths ??/1994 -
Hidden ??/1993 Lead O/S
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