Rockfax Description
14m. Steep and exhilarating. Move right from the crack to access the hanging groove which is followed with interest. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
uses common start with Christmas Tree Arete

Hidden 01/Nov Lead O/S
Jenkins75 24/Oct 2nd O/S
Topsy Turvy 22/Oct Lead rpt
with mat
Simnel 20/Sep TR
with Tim, Graham Bray
robertmichaeladams 23/Aug -

Learn to climb outdoors - with the Wanneys CC

rodge 17/Aug Lead O/S
leerodgers84 17/Aug 2nd O/S
with Joe
Hidden 01/Aug -
Macleod 18/Jul Lead
garyb1442 12/Jul Lead

First ever HVS lead. Really fun climb with a scary top out.

with mark jackson, Stu Bennett
mjackson 12/Jul 2nd
rgd1977 03/Jul Lead rpt
ClimbingGlen 21/Jun Lead rpt
with Kai Liebold
waynem1985 21/Jun Lead O/S
chris smith 16/Jun 2nd O/S
with Malcolm watson
Mark Bull 12/Jun Lead rpt
with Mike
ClimbingGlen 07/Jun Lead dog
with Mateusz Sleczka
Hidden 07/Jun 2nd rpt
Pat-H 07/Jun Lead O/S
with louise
FraserMcClennan 07/Jun Lead
garyb1442 06/Jun 2nd
watson.b 06/Jun Lead rpt
michaelb1 31/May Lead
with carlh
HeatReactor 30/May 2nd rpt
cem 26/May Lead O/S

Shouldn't that be Gagarin?

Kirill 26/May 2nd β

Had 3 or 4 failed attempt of the final mantel before finally managing to heave myself over. Last route of the 5th day of climbing and not much left in the tank.

pimpy 26/May 2nd
Hidden 25/May 2nd O/S
Hidden 17/May 2nd rpt
Hidden 16/May Lead rpt
stub1990 04/May Lead rpt
with Ben Watson, Adam Gregg
Adamski1986 04/May 2nd
watson.b 04/May 2nd β
dj_brigham05 13/Apr 2nd rpt
abbeywall 11/Apr Lead rpt
with RL
Klingon 04/Jan Lead
with Nimble
ClimbingGlen ??/2015 -
sarah hawker 23/Nov/14 TR

Tried to lead but bottled out of the final move. Toproped clean after lunch

with bob
Hidden 18/Oct/14 Lead rpt
andrew sandercock 18/Oct/14 2nd rpt
MightyStew 18/Oct/14 Lead O/S
jev 18/Oct/14 Lead O/S
with HWUMC
Hidden 18/Oct/14 Lead O/S
sebbi30 18/Oct/14 2nd O/S
Sara 18/Oct/14 2nd
cpforbes 28/Sep/14 Lead O/S
FraserMcClennan 28/Sep/14 2nd
Klingon 21/Sep/14 Lead
with Andy, Dave
Dervey 26/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Rich
Fiona Reid 16/Aug/14 2nd
with Alison
abbeywall 16/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Fiona
TizzyA 16/Aug/14 2nd O/S
barney_edin 16/Aug/14 Lead
with Tizzy, Jude
Jude 16/Aug/14 TR O/S

Steep and fun!

benchwarmer 16/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Jamie
yehti 15/Aug/14 2nd

Susan lead vdiff and I took the harder finish.

Gabe Oliver 03/Jul/14 Lead O/S
dakidunn 03/Jul/14 2nd
kyaizawa 26/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Emma Reynolds 26/Jun/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 21/Jun/14 Lead
robertmichaeladams 07/Jun/14 2nd
with Chris Down
Adamski1986 05/Jun/14 Lead
carlh 03/Jun/14 Lead O/S

Climbed with JM.

redshapedfriday 26/May/14 Lead O/S
with tom anderson
Elsier 18/May/14 2nd
with Adrian
salix 14/May/14 2nd

Excellent finish.

with Aaron
Hidden 04/May/14 2nd
Sean Bell 02/May/14 Lead
with Justyna
jazzyjackson 18/Apr/14 Lead
with stuart
stugreen75 18/Apr/14 2nd rpt
with Jase
PittPauly 17/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Gordon McAllan
JonnoP 12/Apr/14 2nd O/S
with Malcolm, Zoe S
oliverk 12/Apr/14 Lead rpt
with Pam
Woodiee 23/Mar/14 Lead rpt
Tim Rodgers 16/Mar/14 Lead
radioshed 08/Mar/14 Lead O/S
with James Priestly
radioshed 08/Mar/14 Lead
watson.b 01/Mar/14 Lead dnf
with Stu Bennett
Klingon 22/Feb/14 Lead
with Nimble
Adamski1986 09/Feb/14 2nd
with Richard Gage
Klingon 09/Feb/14 Lead
with Nimble
chris smith ??/2014 Lead dog
with Malcolm watson
stub1990 ??/2014 2nd
with Adam Gregg
Hidden 30/Nov/13 2nd rpt
Hidden 05/Oct/13 Lead β
mot1 05/Oct/13 Lead β
with shanala
Hidden 31/Aug/13 -
Hidden 30/Aug/13 TR O/S
EalCapitan 11/Aug/13 2nd O/S
with Andrew Young
andrewyoung99 11/Aug/13 Lead
Hidden 27/Jul/13 Lead O/S
freemanTom 21/Jul/13 Lead rpt

Did proper more direct line over bulge this time.

with Ben Pearce
dakidunn 18/Jul/13 Lead
IanHope 18/Jul/13 2nd
Hidden 08/Jun/13 2nd O/S
NaomiHart 26/May/13 Lead O/S
with Nige
Klingon 12/May/13 Lead
with Nimble
Richard Fletcher 01/May/13 Lead rpt
with Tom Hopper
oliverk 13/Apr/13 Lead O/S
dakidunn 02/Mar/13 TR
IanHope 02/Mar/13 TR O/S
Simnel 02/Mar/13 TR
with Ian, Mark
tom.e 03/Feb/13 Lead O/S
with Clare Muir
Klingon 18/Nov/12 Lead
with Nimble
gibbermonkey 06/Oct/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 29/Sep/12 Lead β
Hidden 29/Sep/12 2nd O/S
Tim Rodgers 15/Sep/12 2nd
with David Forster
Mark Bull 12/Sep/12 2nd
with Mike
Fiona Reid 09/Sep/12 2nd
with Mike
Mike-W-99 09/Sep/12 Lead rpt
with Fiona
Hidden 08/Sep/12 2nd
Mark Bull 03/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Mike
Adrianw 08/Aug/12 Lead O/S
freemanTom 29/Jul/12 Lead

Fun finish

with Andy Night
Klingon 13/Jul/12 Lead
with Nimble
mwatson 08/Jul/12 Solo O/S
Jake Young 08/Jul/12 Solo O/S
Nick1812P 08/Jul/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 20/May/12 Lead O/S
welchy29 ?/May/12 -
sarah hawker 15/Apr/12 2nd rpt

Ed's lead

Hidden 14/Apr/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 09/Apr/12 -
malteserEd ?/Apr/12 Lead
Hidden 18/Mar/12 Lead rpt
Hidden 18/Mar/12 2nd
dakidunn 16/Mar/12 2nd
with Matt Poole
Simnel 16/Mar/12 2nd
with Matt, Mark
Matt Poole 16/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with John Lambert, Mark Dunn
ukinio 12/Mar/12 -
Hidden 11/Mar/12 2nd β
andybroadway 26/Feb/12 Lead O/S
with Brian Whitworth
y2keable 28/Jan/12 2nd O/S

Want to lead this next time

with John
aleckirby 13/Jan/12 2nd O/S
Ben lad ??/2012 -
with The Wallace
Hidden 06/Nov/11 2nd O/S
Heike 22/Oct/11 -
with Brian
Richard Fletcher 21/Oct/11 TR O/S
Hidden 25/Sep/11 2nd rpt
Hidden 24/Sep/11 Lead O/S
daWalt 24/Sep/11 Lead O/S
with Lisa
Hidden 24/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Klingon 23/Sep/11 Lead rpt

Failed HVS top out again. Missing something.

with Nimble
Hidden 18/Sep/11 Lead O/S
JRae 10/Sep/11 Solo
Klingon 04/Sep/11 Lead rpt

Didn't do final mantle. Wimp! Couldn't find hold so went left onto arete.

with Nimble
mav 29/Aug/11 Lead

top route, looks improbable, thin holds.

with Ashley
Hidden 30/Jul/11 TR rpt
Snap 30/Jul/11 TR O/S
with Rab
Hidden 30/Jul/11 Solo
Natalie feather ?/Jul/11 Lead
Sean Bell 25/Jun/11 Lead

Nice moves at the top.Love this wee bit of the crag

with Sophie
sophiecb 25/Jun/11 2nd
with Sean
rgd1977 20/Jun/11 Lead O/S
beckybray1 20/Jun/11 2nd dog
Adamski1986 02/Jun/11 2nd O/S
with Richard Gage
iceicebaby 28/May/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 21/May/11 2nd
Hidden 30/Apr/11 Lead O/S
el cholo 17/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Apr/11 Lead β
HeatReactor 08/Apr/11 2nd β
andrew sandercock 07/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Dave Sandercock
MDowson 03/Apr/11 Lead O/S

Favourite route done in months. Loved it.

with Jonathon Powell
Klingon 02/Apr/11 2nd

Had to hand the gear near top to retrieve stubborn nut.

with Albert
pete87abs 22/Mar/11 Lead O/S
adamjc13 21/Mar/11 2nd

Nice route, bit pumpy, helmet fell off.

with Paolo Thige
Hidden 19/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2011 -
lisafer ??/2011 -
fall-line 13/Nov/10 Lead O/S

Never too hard, probably quite easy for HVS if you know what is coming.

with Khalid Abdulla, Mark Hammonds
markhammonds 13/Nov/10 2nd β
Hidden 29/Oct/10 2nd
Hidden 17/Oct/10 2nd O/S
sneaks 17/Oct/10 Lead O/S


with janey
Harry Holmes 09/Sep/10 2nd O/S
with Adam Russel, Claire Muir
rick cawthra 10/Aug/10 Lead
Klingon 04/Aug/10 2nd
with John
Hidden 01/Aug/10 Lead
Hidden 01/Aug/10 -
Cacyn 29/Jul/10 2nd O/S
with John Jackson
Lawrie Brand 27/Jul/10 2nd O/S
with Ian smith, John Chivall
Hidden 07/Jul/10 2nd rpt
Shaun Parkin ?/Jul/10 Lead
mr_nsglover ?/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Richard Alderton 05/Jun/10 2nd

Not as bad as it looks.

with Sean
alisonsmigova 30/May/10 2nd
Fiona Reid 22/May/10 Lead O/S
with Mike
Mike-W-99 22/May/10 2nd
with Fiona
Hidden 19/May/10 2nd
Hidden 08/May/10 2nd dog
Hidden 08/May/10 Lead O/S
KMoeckell 08/May/10 2nd

Still v.hungover

make 26/Apr/10 2nd
j0shwyatt000 26/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Apr/10 2nd
Hidden 17/Apr/10 Lead O/S
hawkins321 10/Apr/10 2nd β
Em66 08/Apr/10 Lead
with Mat
David Bulley 02/Apr/10 Lead O/S

Easy for HVS.

simon_D 02/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Tiso boys!
the real dave ?/Apr/10 2nd β
Roberttaylor 17/Mar/10 2nd O/S

Really good fun, hope to lead it on my next trip.

with Marcus Horgan
abreen ?/Mar/10 Lead O/S
smollett ?/Mar/10 Lead O/S
with oliver
scott gibson ??/2010 -
GAHarris ??/2010 Lead
TomKingston ??/2010 Lead
danjw ??/2010 -
sergio46 25/Oct/09 2nd O/S
Ian Jones 25/Oct/09 Lead O/S

Absolutely superb and absolutely overgraded. A total path, more like Severe.

with Serge Gomez
Hidden 25/Oct/09 Lead
oliverk 25/Oct/09 Lead
with Malcolm
Hidden 17/Oct/09 2nd O/S
Woodiee 03/Oct/09 Lead O/S

brilliant - never hard - amazing position on good gear (although spaced) - the top holds are to dream for!

andybroadway 26/Sep/09 2nd
with Martin Fitzsimons
odox 20/Sep/09 2nd
with Sam Webb
tomdude 19/Sep/09 Lead O/S

nice wee route

with andy ventham, lawrence
wence 19/Sep/09 2nd
with Andy V, Tom
Hidden 01/Sep/09 Lead
Hidden 30/Aug/09 Lead O/S
sarah hawker 30/Aug/09 2nd dnf

Mark pulled me over the final overhang.

with Mark G (NCC), Anne K Amble, John Tucker
stukent 07/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Steven Walker
stoat 19/Jul/09 2nd
markfairbank 19/Jul/09 Lead O/S

Very nice; good moves into the groove and above through the overhang. Steady at HVS.

with Mick D
Sean Bell 02/Jul/09 Lead

Nice on Lead.Quite a steady climb with gear all over.I agree its not HVS, but folk that think it is 'Severe' are off the mark

with col
robinsi197 10/Jun/09 2nd
with Nick
Hidden 07/Jun/09 Lead O/S
oliwarlow 06/Jun/09 Lead
with Polly
david morse 24/May/09 Lead O/S
with andy+ben
French Erick 09/May/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 09/May/09 2nd
jameshall 03/May/09 Lead O/S
with Jane
Chad123 25/Apr/09 AltLd rpt
with Kiwi Steve
Hidden 25/Apr/09 Lead O/S
odox 18/Apr/09 Lead
with Sam Webb
AndrewShanks 18/Apr/09 2nd β
Hidden 18/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Snap 12/Apr/09 2nd O/S
with Rab
T Break 12/Apr/09 -
with Rab
jimstanton ?/Apr/09 2nd
with Tom
Hidden 17/Mar/09 Lead rpt
ShelleyRhodes 17/Mar/09 2nd
Hidden 08/Mar/09 Lead β
Andy Moles 22/Feb/09 Lead rpt

Felt a lot easier than last time!

with Burton
Mithral999 17/Jan/09 2nd
Sean Bell 09/Jan/09 2nd
with Neil C
jess ??/2009 Lead O/S
with martin
Hidden ??/2009 2nd O/S
Phill_ Thompson ??/2009 Lead
Hidden 12/Oct/08 2nd
clive-greenwood 01/Sep/08 2nd

Should be 2 stars.

MikeLeeds 01/Sep/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Jul/08 Lead O/S
burto 28/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with marcus
pimpy 28/Jun/08 Lead
Hidden 08/Jun/08 2nd O/S
beegsyboy 06/May/08 Lead O/S

Had a bit of a tamtrum, the fanny gene surfaced!!

with Sean + Andy
Sean Bell 06/May/08 2nd O/S
with Tim, Andy
andymoin 06/May/08 2nd rpt
alaan 23/Feb/08 Lead O/S
mattyork2 23/Feb/08 Lead O/S
dj_brigham05 09/Feb/08 Lead O/S
jonnie3430 09/Feb/08 2nd
with dj_brigham05
fritz_in_aotearoa ??/2008 -
PaulWillis1973 ??/2008 -
jimstanton ??/2008 Lead
Maz J ??/2008 -
andyandy 14/Oct/07 Lead
with Ben
oliverk 11/Aug/07 2nd
Sam Judson 28/Jul/07 Lead O/S

First HVS lead, 1 day before my birthday! Lovely jubbly.

with Phil Steadman, Caroline Judson
Hidden 09/Apr/07 2nd O/S
Andy Moles 18/Mar/07 Lead O/S

First HVS lead (on the same day as my first VS lead), was pretty scared at the top!

with Calum
andymoin 17/Mar/07 Lead O/S

Another great route with some nice moves getting up to the nose into the scoop and over the roof. Good gear, but some suspect rock!

with Mark Jarvie
Russell Lovett 11/Mar/07 Lead rpt
with richard ?
Xav 15/Oct/06 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Oct/06 Lead O/S
Russell Lovett 10/Sep/06 Lead
with tony lickes
Piglet 12/Jul/06 Lead
snowcat 17/May/06 2nd

A good lead by Steve and pleased with my ascent - no wimpering or scrabbling - just enjoyed it

with Steve Orrell
Hidden ??/2006 -
Hidden ?/Aug/05 Lead O/S
barney_edin 17/Apr/05 Lead O/S
with Nicole
Topsy Turvy ??/2005 Lead O/S

good finish

with Dan Hattle
French Erick ?/Sep/04 Lead O/S
with Stewart Richardson
Hidden 30/Aug/04 Lead O/S
betamonkey ?/Jul/03 TR O/S
Bruce Kerr 25/May/03 Lead
with Sean Canavan
Hidden ??/2002 Lead O/S
stugreen75 ??/2002 Lead O/S

Can't remember who I led this with. 2nd with Kenny years later.

gypsy3006 ??/2000 Lead
Hidden ?/Nov/99 2nd
Climbster 24/Jul/99 2nd β
Hidden 27/May/99 Lead
Roget 08/Sep/98 Solo O/S
with jim
John Pickles ??/1998 Lead O/S
greenroom ??/1996 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Apr/94 2nd
uphillnow ?/Aug/92 -
with Margaret Smith
Marti999 ??/1992 Lead
kato'sdad ??/1992 TR
Hidden 12/Aug/90 AltLd O/S
Hidden ??/1989 -
Steve Crowe 13/Jul/86 Lead O/S
with K Briggs
andybirtwistle 09/Mar/83 -
telemark ??/1980 2nd
Hidden ??/1980 -
Paula Hamilton-Gibson ??/1974 -
with Will Walker
Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
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