Rockfax Description
14m. A great climb up the groove and crack cleaving the right wall of the gloomy recess - honest hard work and well protected throughout. Climb the leaning groove then continue up the concreted crack above until it fizzles out. Finger traverse right then pull for the top. A Direct Finish is only a little harder. © Rockfax

Ticklists: Classic Rock Climbs In Northern England by Bill Birket, Ultimate E2 ticklist.

SPD224 30/Aug 2nd dnf
with Martin Smith
Hidden 30/May Lead β
D.Russell 30/May Lead O/S
salix 30/May Lead O/S


with Frazer
stuart34 30/May Lead β
with Doug the thug, Adam Russel
Gabe Oliver 25/May Lead O/S

What an unbelievable route!! Super varied and with interesting moves throughout, a great line and superb weather to cap it off. Was getting a bit psyched out by this one before hand so it was amazing to get on it and feel comfortable!

cpforbes 25/May 2nd rpt
chris smith 01/Jul/14 Lead dog

Guttered slipped off the traverse at the end other than that a great route and well protected

robertmichaeladams 16/Jun/14 2nd

Good effort by Chris

with Richard Gage, Chris Down
westaway 17/Nov/13 Lead O/S
ferdia 12/Aug/13 Lead dog
with Andy
redjerry 26/Jul/13 TR O/S
Dave Warburton 07/Jul/13 Lead

Too hot, went home!

robertmichaeladams 06/May/13 Lead
with Bex
wence 27/Apr/13 2nd O/S


with Andy H
a_hein 27/Apr/13 Lead O/S


Nick Sillem ??/2013 Lead O/S
RossKirtley 12/Aug/12 2nd β

Brilliant line, feels a bit E3 in a few sections. Placing gear was pretty sketchy according to Matt.

Trevera 30/Jul/12 Lead

Tricky move is not where expected. well protected. overhang and upper section are surprisingly easy

with nick sillem
Chriswallis2 12/Jul/12 Lead rpt
with Anna
odox 29/May/12 2nd β

Epic route! Going back to lead this one!

with Sam Webb
cballard ??/2012 -
cat22 04/Sep/11 2nd
with Mike
tmawer 21/Aug/11 Lead β

On Jaime's gear, very pleasant with gear in place but outrageous cheating really!

with Jaime Robertson
dave o 20/Aug/11 Lead O/S


with Julia H
PiotrB 09/Jul/11 Lead rpt
y2keable 27/Jun/11 2nd O/S
with John
petegunn 10/Apr/11 Lead

Very good. strenuous, with good protection and a couple of resting points. Excellent finish traverse with a welcome jug right where you want it

with Davina
Hidden 10/Apr/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 29/Mar/11 2nd
arrang ??/2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Em66 31/Jul/10 2nd
Hidden 28/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Jul/10 Lead β
Chriswallis2 12/Jun/10 Lead O/S
barni 06/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/May/10 -
j0shwyatt000 18/May/10 2nd
Hidden 01/May/10 Lead dnf
scott gibson ??/2010 -
Hidden 07/Aug/09 Lead O/S
oliwarlow 25/Jun/09 Lead

great route! messed up the sequence through the crux overhang and took an 8ft lob onto an in situe #1 rock making a slap for the next hold! be back to get it clean....

with Matt
MDowson 25/Jun/09 2nd

Bloody hard.

with oli warlow
Trefo 30/May/09 Lead dog

fantastic route, excellent gear, brilliant sustained moves, strenuous but not overly pumpy-just bloody hard!upper limit of the grade

with mav
Woodiee 22/Apr/09 Lead dnf

gear ripped from 1.2 height - decked out breaking my wrist and severly bruising my ass..cheers to MRT and RAF who choppered me out... will be back for this one when im better :s

with Polly Harmer
tom rookes 14/Apr/09 TR

an awesome route

with nick stewart
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe 12/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Rachel Hassall
miastacey 12/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Bob Smith
Hidden 20/Mar/09 Lead O/S
KragKing ??/2009 2nd
Neil Morbey 17/Apr/08 Lead O/S


with Graeme
IanJackson 02/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with Big Ian
dj_brigham05 21/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with Chris Gordon
andi turner 23/Sep/06 Lead O/S

Worthy of its national status. Awesome route.

with richard fielding & grimer
Hidden ?/Jun/06 Lead O/S
chrishedgehog 25/Aug/05 Lead O/S
with Dan Bailey
Urgles ?/Aug/03 Lead O/S
with Fiend
gypsy3006 ??/2000 Lead
Russell Lovett 28/Jun/99 Lead O/S
with andrew haigh
Hidden 19/May/99 2nd
craig h 07/May/98 2nd O/S
with Mike c
Evoman ?/Aug/97 Solo

Can't believe I soloed it really... felt harder on a rope the next day

Dave Musgrove Jnr 19/Apr/95 Lead
with Emmy McCowen
Tony Little 08/Sep/91 Lead O/S
with DK and SG
Hidden 02/May/90 Lead O/S
Steve Crowe 02/May/90 Lead O/S

I have led it many times before but Simon actually led it today.

allmag 15/May/88 Lead

My first E2. A fantastic route, well-protected but best not to hang about after pulling round the little roof. Classic E2 but not hard for the grade.

steviewindsurf ??/1987 2nd O/S
with Dave Campbell
andybirtwistle 08/Sep/84 -
Bruce Kerr 29/Jun/84 Lead
with Gordon Bisset
Hidden ??/1980 -
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