Start 4m right of the drop to the Green Meanie area. Boulder bravely up the lower wall on concretions to the first in situ thread. Continue to the second thread, then make tricky and mildly bold moves to gain better holds and gear at the point where the angle eases. Continue with care, trending left, up the easier but slightly dubious cracked wall.

Ticklists: Ultimate E2 ticklist.

Robin Nichols 15/May Lead O/S
with Roger
cdpuk 15/May Lead O/S
bigbobbyking 15/May 2nd O/S
with Charles Green
Hidden 15/May 2nd O/S
charles-green 15/May Lead O/S
Georgina Brooke 02/Apr 2nd dog

was really tired after leading MY FIRST E1 Motion Pictures (somewhat inefficiently) right next to it. Cool moves - bit bold at start (until thread) which is why I guess it gets e2

Hidden 04/Oct/15 Lead O/S
Cheese Monkey 23/Sep/15 Lead O/S
with Ric E
jungle 05/Sep/15 2nd
with Rob Smart, Paul Mcarthy
Andrew Sloan 29/Aug/15 Lead dnf

Second attempt at this. I got to within about 2 inches of the hold by the first thread when I came off. Nasty landing, hurt my back. Don't think I'll be coming back to try it again.

with Tony Holdsworth
Andrew Sloan 07/Aug/15 Lead dnf

Not quite strong enough to commit to finishing the boulder problem start.Backed off just below the 1st thread. One to come back to.

with ben
bpmclimb 02/Aug/15 Lead rpt

A few false starts before going for it.

with Clare
tobydunford 18/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with Kirsty Kerr
kenneM 21/Jun/15 Lead O/S

Brilliant - first thread can be backed up in the right. Slightly bold climbing past the second thread to good small gear and a pull up into the grove. A good one for a first time E2 - just don't fall off going up to the first thread!

Hidden 21/Jun/15 2nd
alaster tonge 14/Jun/15 TR O/S

After leading Last Call and heading across to lower off. Lovely route. Would love to lead it one day.

stevoland 28/May/15 Lead O/S
jsmcfarland 28/May/15 Lead O/S

The quality climbing is short and sweet. Great crimpy moves up to the first gear at a few meters up. Good footwork is needed to avoid peeling off. I used the high-friction undercut/sidepull and stretched for my left-hand, but there are more secure ways of doing it! After the first thread things ease off to E1/HVS climbing for the rest of the route and is pretty enjoyable. Good gear and easy moves. ***

with Steve
hutchay 18/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Dave Clover
RichyBOYY 06/Apr/15 Lead O/S

loved this route - i was gripped!!!!!

with Ben M
Benzo 06/Apr/15 2nd O/S
with Ric
Ed morris 05/Nov/14 Lead O/S
with Henry
grp 12/Oct/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Oct/14 2nd β
shaunstar9 13/Sep/14 2nd O/S

Great route, hard crimpy moves with marginal feet to start..the crux reach to the concretion by the first thread is tough for the short!

with Kev
simon1965 17/Aug/14 Lead O/S

One slight slip up with the clip.

with dom
cem 16/Aug/14 Lead O/S
EeFu 16/Aug/14 2nd
Quarryboy 24/Jul/14 Lead O/S

I'm 6ft 4 and despite being knackered from climbing two days on the go I still insist that the start just feels ridiculously reachy and somewhat dangerous.

Ricky Rocks 21/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Nath Kitcher
Hidden 20/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Mattyk 20/Jul/14 2nd O/S
Stanners 12/Jul/14 Lead O/S

one I've always wanted to have a go at in the Wye Valley! Scary stretch lower down!

with Alex Rhodes
richiebongo 02/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Jon Didymus
Hidden 22/Jun/14 TR O/S
julesmckim 08/Jun/14 2nd O/S

Bouldery first section. E2 for the landing - you wouldn't want to fall off. Good climbing throughout.

with Rob Smart
tskelhon 17/May/14 Lead β
clmacdonald 17/May/14 2nd
Hidden ?/May/14 Lead O/S
Phil PBC 18/Apr/14 -
with Josh baldwin
MD 13/Apr/14 Lead O/S

The difficulties on this are bouldery and short lived so not really my style. A fierce start on some less than generous holds, didn't feel like a soft touch.

with Jo
Happy Wanderer 13/Apr/14 2nd dog

Terrifying start for the short.

with Mike D
Ash Sayers 12/Apr/14 Lead O/S

First E2!

evhall 29/Mar/14 Lead dog

next time!

with Steve P
jon_gill1 22/Mar/14 2nd O/S
with chris Lyness
Tomar 16/Nov/13 Lead O/S

One move wonder. Felt easy

Dan Hostford 22/Sep/13 Lead dog
with George Hostford
tomhull 04/Sep/13 2nd β

great techy and strenuous start

with Stephen Cumberland
James Oswald 27/Aug/13 Lead

Lead after looking at from the abseil off Motion Pictures. Long, tough stretch to the first good holds. More gear, second thread and then a big weird move to the ledge. Cool route. Not soft E2 in my opinion.

panda70 27/Aug/13 2nd dog
LucasHarazin 24/Aug/13 Lead O/S
bpmclimb 10/Aug/13 Lead rpt
with Helen
Kevster 21/Jul/13 Lead rpt
duzinga 20/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Omer
Hidden 20/Jul/13 2nd O/S
andyjirvin 13/Jul/13 2nd β

Hard start - excellent lead by Jim. Once to the first thread it eases, though some intricate and technical climbing still awaits before safety. Would like to lead - finger strength and endurance on crimps would be the key though!

bpmclimb 07/Jul/13 Lead dog

Grabbed the first thread rather than the hold, otherwise clean. Holds slick and insecure in the heat made this feel hard today.

with Ben Crook, Greg Clarke, Clare
gregclarke 07/Jul/13 2nd
with Brian
Nick Russell 24/Jun/13 Lead O/S

Bold start. Comparable difficulty to the crux on Moving Pictures, but without gear, so if we're being consistent about grades it should definitely be E2.

alastairbegley 24/Jun/13 2nd

fell and touched the ground on rope stretch, then climbed ground up

Anthony Dixon 23/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Caleb
Kemics 23/Jun/13 Lead β

Watched Ant and even took his gear selection (plus a few extra pieces) E1 5c if the threads are good. Ant looked very solid so thought it was going to be a little easier with my reach...wasnt! Crux was clipping the first thread.

with Anthony
bluesharper 12/May/13 Lead O/S
with Richard
Dean177 04/May/13 Lead O/S

E2? Really? very similar in style to desperation at stanage, except that is harder! E1 5c

Dibdawg 04/May/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 03/May/13 2nd β
bpmclimb 03/May/13 Lead rpt
with Helen S
kelliroberts3 20/Apr/13 Lead

Took me four attempts to get the first thread clipped! Really nice climbing after that.

riff156 24/Feb/13 TR O/S
with Jo Smith
Hidden ??/2013 -
Ollie B 13/Oct/12 Lead O/S
with D.Foster
Tim Sparrow 15/Sep/12 2nd
with Ned
nniff 15/Sep/12 Lead O/S
KitRabbette 12/Sep/12 2nd O/S

Beautiful route, beautiful view. Give it a few months and I'll redpoint it

Hidden 09/Sep/12 Lead RP
Poco Loco 08/Sep/12 2nd

The crux at the start took a couple of tries.

with Will Wykes
Hidden 26/Aug/12 2nd dog
Hidden ?/Aug/12 Lead O/S
richardr 29/Jul/12 Lead O/S

I read somewhere about a broken thread or concretion but couldn't really see where from. Good route.

Luuuuuke 24/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Si
thetradlad 09/Jun/12 2nd O/S
with Keeno
Coops_13 09/Jun/12 Lead O/S

First E2! Heart in mouth up to first thread!

Neil D 04/Jun/12 2nd dog

One point of aid!

with Jiefei Ma
Derek Ryden 26/May/12 Lead O/S
with Andy Forbes
missxandrabee 30/Mar/12 2nd dog

the one that steve kind of unexpectedly beasted

with Steve
stevorobs3 30/Mar/12 Lead O/S

Moves up to the first bit of tat are the hardest and scariest (no gear and awful landing)

with Xandra
ian d f 30/Mar/12 Lead O/S

Stressful start

with Helen B
Goose4 26/Mar/12 Lead O/S
RossT 24/Mar/12 2nd
Kyle Rance 15/Jan/12 Lead O/S

Awesome route, thoroughly enjoyed it, things ease slightly after the first in-situ thread, but all in all a really good route.

with Ollie Hoffman
Hidden 15/Jan/12 2nd β
Hidden ??/2012 -
Scotsken 14/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Sep/11 Lead O/S
jonnobyrne 27/Jul/11 Lead β
Didymus 26/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Nick
stvredmond 23/Jul/11 Lead

good lower section with excellent climbing. got quite run out after the last thread, but was oiver easy ground. would not want to fall off this

Helnorris 23/Jul/11 -

Awesome route. All credit to steve for leading it. Such a stretch to the first thread.

garywong 04/Jul/11 2nd O/S
GarethHall 03/Jul/11 Lead O/S
MarkRyder 02/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with James P
jamespilgrim 02/Jul/11 2nd RP

Managed to grab the rope while lunging for the concretion at first thread, otherwise really fun

with Mark
flashpanther 30/Jun/11 Lead O/S
thomasadixon 27/Jun/11 Lead rpt
with Mike
AlexRenshaw 26/Jun/11 Lead
with Ted Lister
Tom Brierley Gore 14/Jun/11 Lead O/S

can't remember if i did this one clean - all i remember is it was getting dark and i had to get a move on.

tommytuffa 10/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Rich
Hidden 10/Jun/11 2nd
leon 04/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Chris Munton
Hidden 23/May/11 Lead
Hidden 14/May/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Apr/11 TR
Justin T 23/Apr/11 Lead β

Retro-flash of several year-old unfinished business.

with Cherry
Hidden 03/Apr/11 Lead RP
Hidden 19/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Mar/11 2nd O/S
monsteratt 12/Feb/11 Lead O/S

Good climb. A bit of a tricky move to get the first thread, but then some good rests on large holds then another slightly tricky move to reach the jugs. Got pretty pumped.

with Tim, Andy Abraham
Tim Sparrow 12/Feb/11 2nd
Andrew Abraham 12/Feb/11 2nd β
marclloyd77 17/Oct/10 Lead rpt

Pulled on first thread.

Matt Johnson 17/Oct/10 2nd rpt

Fell last time I tried it, got it clean today. Pumpy!

peaches69 17/Oct/10 2nd rpt
guy xavier percival 09/Oct/10 Lead β
with luke
Hidden 19/Sep/10 2nd
Hidden 19/Sep/10 Lead O/S
simeclimb68 11/Sep/10 Lead rpt
with Ricahrd Millet
Dave Thompson 30/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Ali.B 30/Aug/10 2nd O/S

very hard and tough on the fingers getting off the ground

Hidden 15/Aug/10 Lead
colkurtz 15/Aug/10 2nd
with Robb
brew_guru 11/Aug/10 2nd O/S

this was unfinished business for super gav and now for me!!

with super gav
Sam W 08/Aug/10 Lead
with Nina Jenkinson
peaches69 05/Aug/10 Lead O/S

really liked climbing on the concreations, good bouldery start

with matt, sarah
Matt Johnson 05/Aug/10 2nd dog
Hidden 31/Jul/10 Lead O/S
hardoreVdiffBen 31/Jul/10 2nd O/S
with Remus
Kevster 25/Jul/10 Lead
Julie Carroll 20/Jul/10 Lead RP
with Steve Rivers
Hidden 05/Jul/10 Lead O/S
dean79 06/Jun/10 2nd
with alan watson
marclloyd77 06/Jun/10 2nd
Allan Watson 06/Jun/10 Lead
with Heather
leigh 05/Jun/10 TR O/S

Good tight rope on initial step up!

with Tim
ASchwirtz 09/May/10 Lead O/S
with Misha
rubben 30/Apr/10 Lead O/S

4th ever trad lead... Quite scary getting the first piece of tat...and then again, quite scary after having clipped into the second piece of tat...going up through the groove before getting a jug to get some dubious wires...easy climbing though!

with Marcus O'Leary
natalietanzer 25/Apr/10 2nd RP

boulder problem start (where i fell off first go), then easy after first gear-loop is reached

with nacnud
nacnud 24/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2010 2nd
Hidden 18/Oct/09 Lead O/S
dts 18/Oct/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 04/Oct/09 Lead
JPGR ?/Oct/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Aug/09 TR O/S
Hidden ?/Jul/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Jun/09 2nd O/S
Wilbur 20/Jun/09 2nd O/S

Iain's first E2. Good effort that man..

with Iain
Hidden 20/Jun/09 Lead O/S
catt 20/Jun/09 Lead O/S

First E2. Great fun.

with Will
mattjam 19/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with sammy d
Hidden 13/Jun/09 Lead O/S
tweedcore 09/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Trisha Murphy 09/Jun/09 2nd O/S
with tweedcore
d_meacher 25/May/09 2nd O/S
Trisha Murphy 25/May/09 Lead
Dan_Carroll 23/May/09 Lead O/S
with Eric Herring
briar4012 26/Apr/09 2nd dog
with Marti
Marti999 26/Apr/09 Lead O/S
thomasadixon 16/Apr/09 2nd rpt
with Becca
BeccaSnowden 16/Apr/09 Lead O/S

Scary first moves...

with Tom
Hidden 15/Mar/09 Lead O/S
gripped01 ??/2009 Lead O/S
quiffhanger ??/2009 Lead O/S
just one more 23/Oct/08 Lead O/S
with Svenn G
Dale ?/Oct/08 Lead dog

got scared didn't want to hit the floor. Fell but held it pulled up again grabed the sling. dam

DafSWMC 21/Sep/08 2nd β
with Gareth
gejones 21/Sep/08 Lead dog

Shameful performance! Straightforward climbing, but was compelled to grab the thread rather than jug just above, didn't rest just clipped and carried on. Guess I was spooked by the potential landing. Rest went without a hitch although I'm too slow at placing gear, must climb more trad!

with DafSWMC
bpmclimb 17/Sep/08 Lead rpt
with Tom
thomasadixon 17/Sep/08 2nd rpt
with Brian
chris sm 30/Aug/08 Lead rpt
with Pippa Froggatt
Hidden 07/Aug/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Aug/08 2nd
Lois 29/Jun/08 2nd dog
with Steve Beckwitt
Tim W 22/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Marina Unterfosthuber
Tim M 06/Jun/08 Lead
with John A
thomasadixon 24/May/08 2nd O/S
with Bismarck
Hidden 18/May/08 Lead O/S
Mark Walter 17/Apr/08 Lead O/S
with Crispin Cooper
Paz 23/Feb/08 Lead O/S
with DC, TS2
Bristoldave 16/Feb/08 Lead O/S
with Joe & Caroline
CarolineH 16/Feb/08 2nd dog
with Dave and Joe
daveagriff ??/2008 2nd
Stone Muppet ??/2008 Lead dog
Owen W-G 17/Nov/07 Lead O/S
with Tony Seale
Hidden 03/Nov/07 2nd O/S
Brian Rodgers 13/Oct/07 Lead O/S
with Mark Hudson
Circus 24/Aug/07 Lead O/S
with Loz
Dr Caterpillar 24/Aug/07 2nd dog
with Adam
SamStokes 01/Aug/07 Lead O/S

Felt super strong today!

goi.ashmore 18/Jul/07 Lead O/S
with Roy Thomas
chris wyatt 14/Jul/07 2nd RP

Nik did what I could not

Morgan Woods 09/Jun/07 Lead O/S

A few very crimpy moves to begin but good climb.

with Gareth
Hidden 02/Jun/07 2nd dog
Hidden 05/May/07 Lead O/S
bpmclimb 03/Oct/06 Lead O/S

Great climb, serious start

with Clare
Hidden 28/Sep/06 2nd O/S
dan gibson 28/Sep/06 Lead O/S
with chris broadly
Paul Robertson 06/Aug/06 Lead rpt
with Ben Friedland
Redsnake 05/Aug/06 TR RP

Great little sequence at the beginning. Hardest ever moves have pulled on rock.

with DrGav
DrGav 05/Aug/06 TR O/S

Superb moves. Too bold a lead for me!

with Wendy
Jez 21/Jul/06 Lead O/S
Bux 18/Jul/06 2nd rpt
with Harry and Sam
shoulders 15/Oct/05 Lead
Stefan Kruger 28/Aug/05 Lead rpt

Technical, but never desperate, bit bold to start.

with Sarah Porter
Bux ?/Jul/05 Lead RP

Had to work the first move, fell a few times before flashing

with Will
drysori ?/Mar/05 Lead
with Malcolm
LC ?/Mar/05 Lead O/S
philhilo ??/2005 Lead O/S

Straightforward crimping

with simon C
furry 16/May/04 Lead O/S
with Phil B
Hidden 31/Mar/04 2nd O/S
Urgles ?/Jan/04 Lead O/S
with David Elder
Hidden 16/Jun/03 Lead
Hidden ?/May/03 Lead O/S
steveb2006 06/Apr/03 Lead

Roland leads first after I failed, then lead it ok

with Roland Smith, Ian Cartwright
Hidden 05/Jan/03 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2003 2nd O/S
simon kimber ??/2003 Lead O/S
ericinbristol ??/2003 Lead β

Long draw hanging from first thread, so E1.

greedo 25/Jun/02 2nd
with Tim bray
chris sm 04/Jun/02 TR
DubyaJamesDubya ?/Jun/02 -
gimmer ??/2001 Lead
with Andy Keron
Laramadness 18/Jul/00 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Jun/00 Lead O/S
mikej 01/May/00 TR
with Bob Hassall, Nick Salmon
Roget 11/Sep/99 Lead O/S
pezzerrr 04/Sep/99 Lead O/S
Jim Brooke 06/Feb/99 2nd O/S
with Rich
Hidden 06/Feb/99 Lead
liabilityliz 28/Jun/98 Lead
with Mark Trepte
chris sm 26/Apr/98 2nd O/S
with Jim Hall
mikej 02/Jun/96 2nd
with Bill Turner
Gary Coggon ??/1996 Lead O/S

Colin Dry pre-'97

with Colin Dry
3 Names ??/1994 Lead O/S
Backinthegame 07/Aug/93 Lead O/S

With Andy Stoddard - bouldery start then steady

with Andy Stoddard
Guy ?/May/93 Lead O/S
strapless 30/Jun/91 Lead
with Ju
Hidden 06/May/89 Lead
steve L 24/Mar/85 Lead
with Morty, Clive Curle
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