Rockfax Description
22m. A little devious but with excellent, varied and exposed climbing. Head up the awkward left-leaning groove, then move left and climb Grad's Groove until holds lead out right. Climb the crack and continuation flake to a small ledge, then move delicately right into Y Climb to finish. The Direct Version is a good HVS 5b. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
The lower crack can be climbed direct (avoiding Grad's Groove) and a delicate direct finish up the arête is recommended (avoiding Y Climb).

Ticklists: Revenge List.

08nbrierley 06/Aug Lead O/S
with jamie
Hidden 06/Aug 2nd O/S
spenser 22/Jul Lead O/S

Harder than any other HVS and most of the E1s I've led! Feet both popped off while moving through the overhang and surprisingly my hand jam stayed in leaving me hanging, got on with it after that! 3 sections of solid 5a climbing with ledges in between and reasonable gear, spent ages stood on the ledges trying to figure out how to do the next bits! Apparently I can jam when required though!

with Mike NMC, Sarah Follmann
Hidden 16/Jun Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Jun 2nd
Adamski1986 03/Jun 2nd
Tim Rodgers 03/Jun Lead
foostu4 26/May Lead O/S
fatbuoybazza 01/May Lead O/S
with TimG
Hidden 01/May 2nd O/S
smithjmw46 20/Apr Lead O/S
dakidunn 27/Aug/14 2nd
with Tris
dakidunn 20/Aug/14 2nd
with Tris
Topsy Turvy 20/Aug/14 Lead O/S

Direct this time. Strenuous lower crack and delicate finish. Very worthwhile.

williap ?/Aug/14 Lead O/S

Beautiful but tough

Gabe Oliver 20/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Adamski1986 19/Jun/14 2nd
IanHope 17/May/14 TR
with John Haxton, matt
K Wall 17/May/14 Lead
with Martin
Matt Poole 17/May/14 2nd O/S
with John84
chris smith 06/May/14 2nd O/S
with Malcolm watson
Adrianw 08/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with John Wilson
Tommy Moore 13/Jul/13 2nd O/S

Nice route, if the line was straightened out it might just make E1.

Craig Holden 09/Jul/13 Lead O/S

fun, rather greasy on a warm day

with Robbie
peter.ravenscroft27 30/Jun/13 Lead dog

What a Fantastic Climb, Get On It Now!!! Did take a fall, because super greasy after some drizzle and got hands mixed up making holds slightly negative. lots of gear tho!

Gatley 30/Jun/13 2nd
elyben 29/Jun/13 2nd
colin milton 27/Jun/13 2nd dog

slippery when wet

with shaun l
Richard Alderton 10/Aug/12 2nd
with Liam
Dervey 10/Aug/12 Lead
with Rich
Richard Alderton 18/Jun/12 2nd

Went direct (twice) at 5b. Excellent.

with Al
David Cowley 12/Jun/12 2nd O/S
chris smith 12/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with david cowley
ushi 05/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with Andy Marshall
smollett 25/May/12 Lead
with paul
ed.burton 12/May/12 2nd dog
with Henry Häkkinen
Hidden 12/May/12 Lead O/S
Dervey ??/2012 -
y2keable 23/Aug/11 2nd O/S
with John
KevB 03/Aug/11 2nd
with Tony P
Hidden 30/Jul/11 Lead O/S
markfairbank 30/Jul/11 Lead O/S

Direct route, tricky for HVS

with Sandra Lee, Ray Sharples
Pohil 04/Jun/11 Lead
davewsargent 21/May/11 2nd
jshields 21/May/11 Lead
Hidden 21/May/11 Lead
graphiclunarkid 30/Apr/11 2nd dog

Brilliant, sustained and varied. Should have hand-traversed right instead of trying to mantle onto the ledge near the top. Got stuck with my leg thrown over the left-hand bit of the ledge and had to weight the rope to :o(

with Huw
mikecollins 21/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with stg
Hidden 30/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Em66 30/Jul/10 2nd
Hidden 07/Jul/10 2nd
jonny taylor 29/Jun/10 Lead dog

Some nice moves on this route. Took a big fall after some poor decision making. I've left a nut stuck at the start of the traverse round the arete I'm afraid.

with Andy B
ablackett 29/Jun/10 2nd dog
with Jonny
David Bulley 26/Jun/10 Lead O/S

Quite hard traversing after the crack near the top, maybe I did it wrong.

Hidden 24/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Oct/09 Lead dog
PeteH 22/Aug/09 Lead O/S

Have to say I wasn't that impressed by this climb. It had some nice moves on it, but the wandering line means it doesn't deserve more than one star, in my view.

NaomiHart 22/Aug/09 2nd O/S
andyhutch77 04/Jul/09 Lead
with Marc Tomlinson
odox 24/Jun/09 2nd O/S

Fantastic varied climbing on a long pitch with 3 star moves up every section. Brilliant.

petegunn 21/Jun/09 2nd
with Davina & Steve
stimpey 21/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Pete, Davina
Sylvi 21/Jun/09 2nd
with Rog
Hidden 21/Jun/09 2nd O/S
robinsi197 03/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Nick
oliwarlow 31/May/09 2nd
with Polly
7om ?/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with Chris Morish
Daniel Sutherland 23/Aug/08 Lead dog

Fell on the steep hand jamming crack, powered through the crack. Got established on the flake then fell again. Finally finished, Awesome route. Can't wait to go back and lead it clean.

with Chris
JonathanJones 15/Jul/08 2nd O/S
Chriswallis2 15/Jul/08 Lead O/S
with Anna
thomaspassmore 03/Nov/07 Lead O/S
with Dave Jones
Claire S-J ?/Nov/07 2nd
Hidden 20/Oct/07 2nd
Hidden 22/Sep/07 Lead O/S
Matt crawford 22/Sep/07 2nd
with Taba
telemark ??/2007 Lead O/S
with Ian Pulestone
nic42 17/Aug/06 2nd
with dru
dj_brigham05 25/Jul/06 Lead dog
Hidden 24/Jul/06 2nd
chris2451 ?/Jul/06 2nd O/S
Sankey ?/Sep/05 2nd dog

Superb. Disappointed to make the moves into and up the crack then blow (repeatedly) the mantel at the top.

with Luke
Andy Graham ??/2005 Lead O/S
with Steve Anderson
GPN ?/Jun/04 2nd
gripped01 ?/Jul/02 2nd O/S
with Martin Bohl
Steve Crowe 28/Jun/86 Lead O/S
Gary Coggon 26/May/85 2nd
with Mike Block
andybirtwistle ??/1982 -
Hidden ??/1980 -
MikeDowsett ??/1979 Lead
with Andy Lynch
Paula Hamilton-Gibson ??/1973 -
granitbahn ??/1970 AltLd
RichardMc 22/Oct/67 2nd
with Ian Stromberg
Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Alpenglow, sarah hawker, Matt_Hardy, Hidden, Matt Poole, Ian Jones
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