Rockfax Description
16m. Devious but logical. From the cave/hole traverse the break right to a shallow groove and follow this to the break. Traverse back left to a finish up the forked-lightning crack. © Rockfax

rnotman67 23/May Lead rpt

Excellent climb in the fading sunset

with Mark Watson
Hidden 22/May Lead O/S
Tony Myers 03/May 2nd O/S
mjackson 03/May Lead O/S
Jack Ridley 20/Apr Lead O/S

I think I got 2 bits of gear in. Fun climb, a bit balancey. With Ebba

MBarraclough 30/Aug/15 2nd O/S
AliT 23/Aug/15 Lead
MBarraclough 19/Aug/15 Lead
Senna 13/Aug/15 Solo O/S
rodge 12/Aug/15 2nd O/S
leerodgers84 12/Aug/15 Lead O/S

Easy climbing but I could hardly find any protection until near the top.

with Joe
Hidden 25/Jul/15 Lead O/S
joem 25/Jul/15 2nd O/S
Klingon 11/Jul/15 Solo
mot1 05/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with Peter
abbeywall 07/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with K
Georgie25 25/May/15 Lead
rgd1977 20/May/15 Lead rpt
peterjph 16/May/15 Lead
with Iain Mc, nicky hume
Doby 09/May/15 2nd dog

Great climb. Think I would have done it cleanly had I not had to climb up quite high at the beginning to remove a bit of gear (too short to reach it from where it was placed). This involved going up the start of an E1 climb - going up was fine but coming down back onto the route was a bit tricky, and hands slipped off leading to small fall. Was grateful to Elsie for some assistance.

with Iain
yanboss 18/Apr/15 2nd
Alex Mason 07/Apr/15 Solo O/S
with Jemma Powell
Hidden 20/Mar/15 Solo O/S
Victor Ivanov 21/Feb/15 Lead rpt
Manix 02/Nov/14 Lead O/S

With Sir Faffalot

with Victor Ivanov
Victor Ivanov 02/Nov/14 2nd O/S
fall-line 26/Oct/14 2nd
with The General
ajt68 26/Oct/14 Lead O/S
jev 18/Oct/14 Solo O/S
with HWUMC
robertmctague 13/Oct/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 11/Oct/14 Lead O/S
Klingon 21/Sep/14 2nd
with Andy, Dave
MightyStew 14/Sep/14 Lead O/S
yehti 15/Aug/14 2nd
girlymonkey 15/Aug/14 Lead
TizzyA 26/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Sally, Jude
Jude 26/Jul/14 2nd O/S
with Sally, TizzyA
dakidunn 22/Jul/14 2nd
with Tris
Topsy Turvy 22/Jul/14 Lead
John Pickles 21/Jul/14 Lead rpt
Hidden 21/Jul/14 2nd
andrew sandercock 29/Jun/14 Solo rpt
FraserMcClennan 21/Jun/14 Lead O/S
cpforbes 21/Jun/14 2nd O/S
David Cowley 25/May/14 2nd O/S
MikeLell 16/May/14 Solo O/S
JonathanJones 03/May/14 Lead O/S
with Scott
Hidden 15/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Apr/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 21/Mar/14 Lead O/S
planetmarshall 16/Mar/14 2nd
Hidden 16/Mar/14 Lead O/S
stouffer 22/Feb/14 Lead
Baggie 07/Nov/13 Lead

Did a beached seal impression on the traverse back. Ridiculously windy.

jamieB707 24/Sep/13 2nd
with connall brown
TheNorthDwarf 24/Sep/13 Lead
Hidden 01/Sep/13 2nd
Hidden 01/Sep/13 Lead
Tom Folley 02/Aug/13 2nd O/S
Jordangask 02/Aug/13 Lead
jonnysims 21/Jul/13 Lead
Madden 18/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Andy Hedgecock
08nbrierley 25/Jun/13 2nd O/S
watson.b 25/Jun/13 Lead rpt
with nicky
ewan i 22/Jun/13 Lead rpt
el diablo 16/Jun/13 2nd
with Mick James
Hidden 16/Jun/13 Lead rpt
jjax 26/May/13 2nd β
with lee
Hidden 26/May/13 Lead rpt
Hidden 06/May/13 2nd
Neil Pacey 05/May/13 2nd O/S

Nice Severe worth a star or two.

Tanya Savage 05/May/13 Lead

thoroughly enjoyable, quite easy for the grade

net 05/May/13 2nd
robahalliday 20/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Apr/13 2nd
odox 20/Apr/13 AltLd
with Sam Webb
watson.b 14/Apr/13 Lead dnf

Wind was blowing a hooley so traversed into the chimney to top out

Hidden 13/Apr/13 Lead
Klingon 09/Feb/13 Lead
with Nimble
Hidden ??/2013 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2013 2nd
alexm198 18/Nov/12 Lead O/S
with Mike Yaxley
Hidden 18/Nov/12 Lead
ablackett 20/Oct/12 Lead
with Andy Wallace
Dervey 22/Sep/12 Solo
Simnel 22/Sep/12 Lead
with Beccy, John H, Gary, Mark
Richard Alderton 22/Sep/12 Lead

Managed to avoid the beached whale impression this time.

with Tom Wi
dakidunn 22/Sep/12 2nd
with Simnel
Hidden 15/Sep/12 Lead rpt
Badam 15/Sep/12 2nd O/S
with lee
sarah hawker 29/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Adrianw 29/Jul/12 2nd
Chris wilson 03/Jul/12 Lead
with Harry
rgd1977 14/Jun/12 Lead rpt
Oliver Houston 05/Jun/12 2nd
with Sarah
sarahsuth 05/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/May/12 2nd rpt
Klingon 28/Apr/12 2nd
with Nimble, Capt Kirk
Hidden 14/Apr/12 Lead O/S
d1griffiths 14/Apr/12 2nd O/S

Total sandbag. The traverse is really tricky if you don't have someone telling you where to put your feet from below.

with Richard Baynes
barni 17/Mar/12 Solo O/S
with Ami
crombie 11/Mar/12 2nd rpt
with Lee
Hidden 11/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Two Cams Tom 11/Mar/12 2nd
with Davina, petegunn, Eric Bray
Hidden 11/Mar/12 Lead rpt
petegunn 11/Mar/12 Lead
with Tom
georgedunton 10/Mar/12 Solo O/S
Kayls 01/Mar/12 2nd O/S

First climb of the season :) :) :)

Klingon 07/Jan/12 Lead rpt
with Nimble
Mike-W-99 20/Nov/11 2nd
with Fiona
Fiona Reid 20/Nov/11 Lead rpt
with Mike
Will Hunt 22/Oct/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 08/Oct/11 Lead
Hidden 08/Oct/11 2nd O/S
daWalt 24/Sep/11 Lead rpt
with Lisa
daWalt 24/Sep/11 2nd O/S
with Lisa
Hidden 24/Sep/11 2nd
Hidden 08/Sep/11 2nd rpt
Lee Wilson 08/Sep/11 Lead
Klingon 28/Aug/11 2nd
with Nimble
pmurdy 22/Aug/11 2nd rpt
with Zora
ccraigg22 22/Aug/11 Solo rpt
Hidden 09/Aug/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 09/Aug/11 Lead O/S
redshapedfriday 05/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with jess
JessicaBell 05/Aug/11 2nd dog
with Graham Hadaway
crombie 01/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Lee
Hidden 31/Jul/11 2nd O/S
hawkins321 24/Jul/11 2nd
with chris thompson
Hidden 02/Jul/11 2nd rpt
Tom Baird 26/Jun/11 2nd O/S

Easy climbing but gear difficult in places if you are short and can't see into the breaks to place it.

with Bee
Rexie 08/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Dave
mr spoon 21/May/11 2nd
7om 02/May/11 Lead O/S
with Tim Key
Hidden 30/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Apr/11 2nd β
Ab Wilson 24/Apr/11 Lead O/S

Caught a late evening route after the kids were in bed. Came down in the dark. George climbed in an improvised harness and a pair of converse trainers.

with Georgina Turnbull
Hidden 23/Apr/11 2nd
Hidden 22/Apr/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 20/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Apr/11 Lead
beckybray1 14/Apr/11 Lead
rgd1977 14/Apr/11 2nd rpt
andrew sandercock 07/Apr/11 2nd O/S
with Dave Sandercock
Hidden 02/Apr/11 Lead O/S
RoscoJB 24/Mar/11 2nd O/S
markhammonds 27/Feb/11 Lead rpt

Enjoyable climb. Did it just before dark.

with Emily Raemaekers, Khalid Abdulla
Hidden ??/2011 2nd
lisafer ??/2011 Lead
with Walter
Whitty2012 02/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with Alex Hughes
Hidden 29/Aug/10 Lead
nic42 25/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with dru
Hidden 29/Jul/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 29/Jul/10 Lead O/S
iansm 29/Jul/10 2nd
with John, Tam
pmurdy 28/Jul/10 Lead O/S
daWalt 27/Jul/10 2nd O/S
with Luis
akhutton88 26/Jul/10 Lead
jameslord 05/Jul/10 2nd
with chris
Hidden 05/Jul/10 Lead
Liam Ingram 03/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Nick DW
holly138 03/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Laura Getts, Tom B
rgd1977 02/Jul/10 Lead O/S
beckybray1 02/Jul/10 2nd O/S
Hidden ?/Jul/10 -
Klingon 24/Jun/10 Lead
Hidden 22/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Jun/10 Lead
oliwarlow 16/Jun/10 Solo
jonb23 16/Jun/10 2nd
with Louis Wallace
Hidden 23/May/10 Lead
Hidden 19/May/10 Lead
clairepoppett 15/May/10 2nd
with Jim Gaffney
Jim Gaffney 15/May/10 Lead O/S
daWalt 02/May/10 Lead O/S

this deserves a *

with Lisa
Hidden 11/Apr/10 2nd
gjd 11/Apr/10 Lead
Ardginny 10/Apr/10 2nd O/S
with Ali Gover
rnotman67 04/Mar/10 Lead O/S
Andy Moles 03/Mar/10 Solo O/S
with -
scott gibson ??/2010 -
carlh ??/2010 -
ewan i ??/2010 Lead
fall-line 05/Dec/09 TR O/S
with Mark Hammonds
markhammonds 05/Dec/09 TR O/S
Andysomething 04/Nov/09 Lead O/S

Just before dark

with Norman Bennett
Hidden 04/Nov/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 25/Oct/09 Lead
shouter 22/Aug/09 Lead
Hay ?/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Lewis
niallk 21/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Steven Harris, Sarah
climberuk 21/Jun/09 2nd β

Interesting line. Try hard not to go on your hands and knees on the large horizontal break.

with Niall
jimstanton 06/Jun/09 Solo
iceicebaby 27/May/09 Lead O/S

very nice

daWalt 24/May/09 Lead O/S
with Lisa
Hidden 09/May/09 Lead
Hidden 25/Apr/09 Solo O/S
odox 18/Apr/09 Lead
with Sam Webb
AndrewShanks 18/Apr/09 2nd β
Claire Taylor 06/Apr/09 Lead β
Hidden 06/Apr/09 Solo O/S
craig.s.93 ??/2009 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2009 Lead
Phill_ Thompson ??/2009 Lead
sneaks 24/Dec/08 Solo
axeman 12/Nov/08 2nd O/S

nice climb tricky at the top

with schofield
Skinny Kin 11/Oct/08 Lead O/S

Helen chickened out on the foot traverse and used the lower option. It was a bit 'out there' for a severe.

with Helen Thornton
Elsier 05/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with Stuart
clive-greenwood 31/Aug/08 Solo
petellis 26/Jul/08 2nd
Rachael Barlow 13/Jul/08 2nd
with Pete Robins
Lindsay Sutherland 05/Jul/08 2nd O/S
with Daniel Sutherland
Daniel Sutherland 05/Jul/08 Lead O/S
with Lindsay
Jenny Clarke ?/Jul/08 Lead O/S
with Pete
Hidden 08/Jun/08 Lead O/S
boglebadger ?/Jun/08 Lead
BelleVedere 20/Apr/08 Lead O/S

Took a few hestitations to do the final crack - the only hand hold was a kind of jam and i have never done one before, so wasn't sure how - but it seemed to work for the few seconds it was needed.

with Mike Lauder
tomdude ?/Feb/08 Lead O/S
with mark
phillipjohnson ??/2008 Lead
petegunn ??/2008 Lead
gilldando 03/Nov/07 2nd
with Mike
mikekeswick 03/Nov/07 Lead O/S
with gill
Fiona Reid 22/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with Mike
Mike-W-99 22/Sep/07 2nd
with Fiona
Hidden 14/Sep/07 2nd
pocketsarah 04/Sep/07 Lead
with simon
Colin Matheson 15/Jul/07 Lead
with Charlie Fisher
climbingpixie 09/Jul/07 2nd
with Dan
Hidden 09/Jul/07 Lead O/S
Jimmy O ?/Jun/07 2nd O/S
jonny taylor ?/Jun/07 Lead O/S

Would be interesting on a single rope

with James
elegant cheddar ?/May/07 Lead
with adam hughes
Christopher Williamson ?/May/07 -
andyandy 01/Apr/07 Lead
with Piotr
Hidden 01/Apr/07 -
akhughes ??/2007 Lead
CurlyStevo ??/2007 Lead
beegsyboy 30/Sep/06 2nd O/S
with Sandy
Stuart Macfarlane 05/Aug/06 2nd
with John D
el diablo 05/Aug/06 Lead
G1BBO44 08/Jul/06 2nd
Sam Judson 31/May/06 Lead O/S
with Andrew (NMC)
Russell Lovett 30/Apr/06 Solo
chris2451 ?/Jan/06 Lead O/S
dj_brigham05 ?/Jan/06 2nd O/S
steev ??/2006 -
duncana 14/Aug/05 Lead

Nice warm-up climb

with Nathan
barney_edin 26/Jul/04 Lead O/S
with Penny
Andysomething ?/Jun/04 Lead O/S
with Katy Wilson
Hidden ??/2004 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Oct/02 2nd
Hidden 10/Apr/02 Lead
Hidden 03/Apr/02 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2002 Solo
Hidden 21/Sep/01 2nd
Hidden 17/Jun/00 Lead
gypsy3006 ??/2000 Lead
Hidden ?/Jul/99 Lead O/S
Roget 07/Sep/98 Solo O/S
with jim
JiveWeasel 10/May/98 Lead
Richard Alderton 18/Feb/98 Lead

Got stuck in the break for a bit

with Smith
John Pickles ??/1998 Lead O/S
Ritchyrich82 14/Sep/97 Lead O/S
Colin Matheson ?/Sep/97 Lead
with Lewis Matheson
Ian Jones ??/1997 Solo O/S
with Sean Smith
Steve Crowe 23/Jun/93 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Mar/93 2nd
uphillnow ?/Aug/92 -
with Margaret Smith
Willi Crater ??/1992 -
beaumap 25/Aug/91 AltLd
with Tim Waddington
Hidden ??/1989 -
Martin Bennett 10/Jun/81 Solo
telemark ??/1981 -
Hidden ??/1980 -
andybirtwistle ??/1980 -
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