Rockfax Description
The vague arete on the far left has a hard start. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
LH side of wall. Hard start but soon eases. Gain and climb the thin crack and the easier continuation. Step right at the break to follow a faint rib in the centre of the wall.
(Incorrectly called "No Way is Flatulence a Virtue" in the Rockfax. Originally trad at E1 5c. )

Nick Taylor 03/Apr/1998

GargoyleFeet 26/Sep Lead O/S

lovely start - crimpy and hard but easy after half way

with Claire
thecruxclimber 26/Sep TR dnf
with P warren
cragsman9000 30/Aug Lead O/S
with Neil
bob_cbr 30/Aug Lead RP
edhawk21 08/Aug TR O/S
with Peter Knight
jamiejsn ?/Jul Lead O/S

Bouldery start, nice short climb. First clean 6b, stoked.

admackie 19/Oct/14 Lead
the power 19/Oct/14 Lead

Took me about 4 goes to get the start haha fuckin spaz

with admackie, chris
Palmer 19/Oct/14 Lead RP

Called No Way is Flatulence a Virtue in my book. got it second go

TimG 14/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with John
Hidden 14/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Aug/14 Lead O/S
deacondeacon 14/Jun/14 Lead O/S
MD 03/May/14 Lead RP

Tried this four years ago, felt much easier though conditions better today.

with Jo
Happy Wanderer 03/May/14 2nd dog

Section to first clip is strenuous

with Mike D
Hidden 21/Mar/14 Lead O/S
simon1965 10/Jul/13 Lead
with dom
Hidden 01/Jul/13 Lead
Bob Hassall 16/Jun/13 Lead O/S

Done with the kids on Father's Day!

Moby Copperfield 06/May/13 TR dog

Agree about the hard start. Makes the rest of it feel like a breeze!

Bertbee 01/May/13 Lead O/S

Hold broke before the first clip. Claiming the clean onsight for the first 'real' attempt.

with Andy Dog
MichaelConstantinou ?/May/13 Lead rpt
Jim Malo 28/Apr/13 Lead β
with Mikael
Marti999 15/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Debbie
debbie roberts 15/Apr/13 2nd
Duz ?/Oct/12 Lead O/S
DaveInPortwood 07/Sep/12 2nd
andybirtwistle 16/Aug/12 Lead
with Keith Lonsdale
treg 29/Jul/12 Lead O/S

very enjoyable

with Bird
LakesWinter 17/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Jan/12 Lead O/S
Colin Scotchford 30/Oct/11 Lead
Hidden 31/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/Aug/11 2nd
eltax2005 23/Apr/11 Lead β
Tru 23/Apr/11 Lead β

The vague arete?

eltax2005 23/Apr/11 Lead β

Nice climb after few arguments about what is an arete

R8JimBob88 19/Mar/11 Lead rpt
with Jay
smudge 18/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Mar/11 2nd
Hidden 13/Mar/11 Lead dog
madasten 13/Mar/11 Lead
with Miquel
Martin Haworth 12/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Guido
Hidden 12/Mar/11 -
lozowen 30/Jan/11 Lead
lozowen 30/Jan/11 Lead
uphillnow ??/2011 -
bigdrew 27/Nov/10 Lead O/S
with Pete
Adam Armitage 22/Aug/10 Lead O/S
R8JimBob88 27/Jun/10 Lead O/S

Brilliant climb! Bouldery start and fantastic climbing above on interesting rock. Loved it

with Laura
Hidden 22/Jun/10 Lead RP
jelaby 05/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Jun/10 Lead β
John 1804 31/May/10 Lead O/S
with Chan
Hidden 31/May/10 2nd dog
minstermansam 27/May/10 Lead dog
edegupa 23/May/10 Lead

This is an awesome Climb, should probably get a star...

with GL
devilman 23/May/10 -
dashitboarder 10/Apr/10 Lead RP
MD 27/Mar/10 Lead dog

One fall

with Misha
Hidden 23/Mar/10 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Mar/10 2nd
nickcanute ??/2010 Lead
ollie_e ??/2010 -
matsavage 20/Sep/09 Lead
Pilch 24/Jun/09 Lead O/S

on simons clips, stiff start

with Simon
Brown 04/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with James
Milne 28/May/09 Lead RP

2nd go, considerably harder if you cant reach the good hold out left on the hard move after 1st bolt!

with cooper
Ben_Bullbridge 28/May/09 Lead β
with Milne
Rokmunky 24/May/09 Lead O/S
with Hannah
bullybones 20/Mar/09 Lead
bullybones 20/Mar/09 Lead
Mark A Humphries 20/Jan/09 Lead β
with Jason
Hidden 20/Jan/09 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Sep/08 Lead O/S
Nev Hallam 14/Jun/08 Lead O/S

Awesome route pleasent climbing Love the start!

Hidden 14/Jun/08 Lead β
scottski 20/May/08 Lead O/S
with A.Cooley
Joe Dove 18/May/08 Lead
with kev
Dave Mason 30/Sep/07 Lead RP
with Trev Tatler
Whealiebob 16/Sep/07 Lead β

Bouldery start, with a second crux higher up as long as you ignore the crack. Another lovely route!!

with Stee
BigToe 16/Sep/07 Lead
Hidden 04/Sep/07 2nd
Hidden 15/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Carl Smethurst 29/Jul/07 Lead rpt
with Ian Pickles
SGD 08/Jul/07 Lead

great climb. start is fingery, you get a bit pumped really nice rock

with Tom WMC
Hidden 08/Jul/07 Lead O/S
Brian Rodgers 26/Apr/07 Lead O/S
Mick B 25/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Rick Asher
Hidden 01/Apr/07 Lead O/S
Carl Smethurst 11/Mar/07 Lead β
with Dave Pemberton
Hidden 14/Jan/07 Lead
Hidden ??/2007 -
tobydunford 26/Nov/06 Lead dog
Roget 01/Oct/06 Lead O/S
with jon
Adam Potter 26/Jul/06 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Oct/05 Lead β
Chris the Tall 30/Jun/05 Lead RP

Couple of rests on first attempt, clean on second

Hidden ?/Apr/05 Lead O/S
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