20m. Climb the prominent flake on the left side of Lower Buttress, then the crack above above with interest. Finish up the open corner. The bolt refered to by the FRCC Eskdale/Wasdale guide has long since disappeared but there are plenty of options for setting up a safe belay.

Hidden 25/Sep 2nd rpt
Stewart_DarkSide 25/Sep Lead O/S

Nice lead climb to finish the evening with - would have finished quicker if I'd remembered all the gear...

with Dave
Roberttaylor 24/Sep 2nd O/S
with Clare Muir
Ken Taylor 03/Sep Lead O/S
with John Jennings, Harry Salisbury
john lynch 16/Aug Lead O/S
with Bethan D, rosie, mike lynch
john lynch 16/Aug Lead O/S
with Bethan D, rosie, mike lynch
Hidden 13/Aug 2nd
burto 02/Aug Solo O/S
Little B 15/Jul Lead rpt
with Jane
akhughes 30/Jun Lead O/S
craig naylor 06/Jun Solo
DanielBryan 05/Jun Lead O/S
AndrewP 05/Jun 2nd O/S
with Daniel Bryan
Charlie Zephyr Booth 24/May AltLd
with martin smith
Petarghh 20/May Lead O/S
lorens holm 05/Apr Lead O/S
with Leonard, Rosa, Oscar
gingerking ?/Nov/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Aug/14 Lead O/S
pimpy 23/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Chris
Sam-westcott 28/Jun/14 Lead
PaulC 28/Jun/14 2nd
Blueso 21/Jun/14 2nd
with Anna
B4tgirl 21/Jun/14 Lead O/S

Interesting, varied climbing that feels quite bold in parts!

with Tony
vinspin 13/Jun/14 2nd O/S
with kaz, carl
sea_lene 01/Jun/14 Lead O/S

balancy moves up steep section, friction toe hooked a groove (possibly didn't need to, but it felt awesome!), placed gear to the left blind. Corner above was "bleugh", did nothing for me...

Hidden 31/May/14 TR
Hidden 26/May/14 Lead
eldre070 24/May/14 Lead O/S

Nice stuff. MVS and no more.

with Stuart barclay
Hidden 21/May/14 2nd O/S
elliptic 18/May/14 Solo
jon bradley 17/May/14 Lead O/S
with Charles Brett
bullwinkle 05/May/14 Lead O/S
with Amanda
Hidden 15/Apr/14 TR rpt
Hidden 15/Apr/14 TR rpt
Hidden 14/Apr/14 2nd O/S
Hidden ?/Apr/14 Lead O/S
gav 14/Sep/13 Lead

Fairly straightforward climbing, though the step off the pinnacle feels committing. Enough gear in the route, guidebook MVS feels fair. Possibly stepped a bit off route into a niche on the left near the top. Stepped back across before final mantle but probably skipped a move up. Nice climb, worth 2 stars IMO.

with Stew, Mark
Hidden 30/Jul/13 2nd
smithjmw46 22/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Morag Kennedy, Nathan Jones
Hidden 04/Jul/13 TR O/S
Hidden 24/Jun/13 2nd O/S
Andysomething 24/Jun/13 2nd rpt
with Bruce Perry
Hidden 18/Jun/13 Solo rpt
rem12112122 04/Jun/13 Lead
with fracis
Hidden 16/May/13 TR rpt
j_turner023 06/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Wil
Hidden 30/Mar/13 Lead rpt
Hidden 29/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Wooda 06/Sep/12 2nd
Hidden 05/Sep/12 Lead
Hidden 05/Sep/12 2nd
John Brayshaw 12/Aug/12 Lead O/S
erica 12/Aug/12 2nd
with John
Hidden 12/Aug/12 2nd
wadh1720 10/Jun/12 Lead O/S

Now know what the Fireball XL5 is (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fireball_XL5)! Nice climb and crux most fun part. No bolt belay, unless I am blind. Great end to a gorgeous afternoon.

with John R
Alex Parker 04/Jun/12 TR

nice climb after mama bear had lead and babybear had second'd.

Babybear 04/Jun/12 2nd O/S
Laura Parker 04/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Andysomething 09/May/12 Lead O/S

Good varied climbing

with Bruce Perry
Adi Hooper 03/May/12 Lead
with Roger Ward
s.scott 30/Mar/12 Lead
Hidden 25/Mar/12 2nd O/S
Ian Hinkins 24/Mar/12 Lead
colin smith 22/Mar/12 Lead
with Paul Winstanley
sarah hawker 18/Mar/12 2nd O/S

Ed's lead

adamjeffs 11/Mar/12 2nd O/S
Hidden ??/2012 2nd O/S
Rob Rocket 12/Nov/11 Lead O/S
with C P Shaw
Hidden 12/Nov/11 2nd
Ste Ridd 20/Sep/11 Lead
Hidden 18/Sep/11 2nd
Shaw Brown 18/Sep/11 Lead

Led in trainers,rock boots in bag still at home!

Samuel Wainwright 31/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with wainers
Wainers44 30/Aug/11 2nd
barney800 29/Aug/11 Lead O/S

Move onto the slab felt tricky, but is actually quite easy when committed.

with Katherine Shaw
zach.stone 14/Jul/11 2nd
i_a_coops 14/Jul/11 Lead O/S
theotherpetehill 14/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Darron 09/Jul/11 -
Hidden 27/Jun/11 Lead O/S
drysori 27/Jun/11 2nd
crazy chicken 12/Jun/11 Lead O/S

My first full on trad lead! Reet happy and psyched to keep on going :-)

with Timo Austino
Timo Austino 12/Jun/11 2nd O/S

1st proper trad, like, lead n it rained too - go girl!!

with Nats
Hidden 14/May/11 Lead
Pinkgremlin 01/May/11 TR
darrenk 16/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Apr/11 2nd O/S
mcglenr25 23/Jan/11 Lead O/S
ali newman ukc 23/Jan/11 -
ar1fbr ??/2011 -
rgd1977 09/Oct/10 Lead O/S
beckybray1 09/Oct/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 05/Sep/10 Lead O/S
nia 30/Aug/10 Lead
with osian fletcher, Pete rodgers
Hidden 08/Aug/10 Lead
Adam1973 27/Jun/10 2nd
with Chris Tan, Ann S
Ann S 27/Jun/10 2nd

Should have romped up this with good jams but spooked off by granite, backed off.

with Chris Tan
Steven Andrews 07/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Harry
djmarko75 ?/Jun/10 Lead O/S
isi_o 18/May/10 2nd
JackPott 18/May/10 2nd β
Gulon 18/May/10 Lead O/S

My hardest lead. Got sketched out and stuck on top of the pinnacle, took nearly 3 hours for me to complete, but what a great feeling when I did! Good job it was sunny so my partners got a nice tan whilst being bored out out of their minds!

Roger Cruse 08/May/10 2nd rpt
with Kris
Monkey_Alan 02/May/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/May/10 Lead O/S
Caralynh 24/Apr/10 Lead rpt
Hidden 24/Apr/10 2nd
ollismark 06/Mar/10 2nd
with penny lynch, Jon Lynch
jl 06/Mar/10 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2010 2nd O/S
NorthernRock 22/Oct/09 2nd
andymoin 20/Sep/09 Solo O/S

One rock over move.

Hidden ?/Sep/09 Lead O/S
matthewjames 17/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Michael Watson
Reaver2k 17/Aug/09 Lead O/S

Only HS really, a slightly awkward but well protected move up over the wall then very basic all the way up the slab with good gear. Couldn't find the bolt belay so constructed some out of some old tat round a chockstone I found, a hex in a boulder that moved, and a decent cam placement.

with Lisa Trollope
Lisaaa 17/Aug/09 2nd
cmsg 09/Aug/09 2nd O/S
with Adam Young, Llewelyn Thomas
Hidden 09/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Tanya Savage 25/Jul/09 2nd

To get there, go round the hill not over! VS rather than MVS as per guidebook. Very steep wall, still some awkward moves after angle eases.

Neil Pacey 25/Jul/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Jul/09 Lead
Hidden 01/Jul/09 Solo
joe king 21/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Rose
Rosey Posey 21/Jun/09 2nd O/S
with Paul
steveP 21/Jun/09 2nd O/S
with Simon Ringrose
Hidden 12/Jun/09 -
Marq 24/May/09 2nd O/S
Richard Weller 23/May/09 -
with David Small
Joris.Roulleau 03/May/09 Lead O/S
Blisco 03/May/09 2nd
HamishD 18/Apr/09 2nd O/S
with Tom Ripley
andyhutch77 07/Feb/09 AltLd

Very good climb tricky move onto the block and a fine finish.

with Marc Tomlinson
George Ormerod 27/Sep/08 2nd O/S
with Chris Ford
pieweb 27/Sep/08 2nd O/S
with Trevor Cruse
Hidden 25/Sep/08 2nd
Hidden 01/Aug/08 Lead rpt
ewen 28/Jul/08 Solo O/S
robert10507 27/Jul/08 Lead O/S
with Dylan, Stu
Peter Metcalfe 14/Jun/08 2nd
with Rob Hopkins
net 14/Jun/08 2nd
with Rob & Pete
Hidden 13/Jun/08 Lead O/S
biggianthead 09/Jun/08 -
with T
Hidden 04/Jun/08 -
Hidden 23/May/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/May/08 Lead O/S
stimpey 11/May/08 Lead O/S
with Tom, Cas
coral21 11/May/08 2nd
with Steve, Tom
Timpy1584 11/May/08 2nd
with Caz, Steve
Hidden 02/May/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Oct/07 Lead
220bpm 30/Sep/07 2nd
with Dave
BruceG 31/Jul/07 2nd
with Marty
Hidden 21/Jul/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Jul/07 2nd
John Kettle 23/Jun/07 Lead O/S
Rampikino 23/Jun/07 Lead
with MMC Various
KitCat 23/Jun/07 2nd
with MMC
Stephen Shaw 23/Jun/07 Lead
Hidden ?/Jun/07 2nd
Hidden 28/May/07 Lead O/S
simonfife 26/May/07 Lead O/S
with jrenee
Hidden 27/Apr/07 Lead O/S
Rob Rocket 15/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Pete Randall
Pete Randall 15/Apr/07 2nd O/S
with Rob
victim of mathematics 09/Apr/07 2nd O/S
with Dan Denehy
Jonny M 09/Apr/07 Lead O/S
GiveHerHelen 09/Apr/07 2nd O/S
petegunn ??/2007 2nd
Hidden ??/2007 Lead
FrankW 15/Sep/06 2nd O/S
with Joe
Hidden 13/Aug/06 2nd dnf
Peter Metcalfe 13/Aug/06 Lead

A sneaky crux with unpleasant consequences if you stuff things up. HS 4b would probably be a better grade as the rest of the route is pretty easy.

with Alan Maines
Caralynh 13/Aug/06 Lead O/S

Great route, lots of fun!

adam carless 13/Aug/06 2nd O/S

Nice moves all the way.

Hidden ?/Aug/06 Lead
fizzy_elephant 24/Jul/06 Lead O/S
with stu
Hidden 24/Jul/06 AltLd O/S
Hidden 08/Jul/06 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jul/06 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jul/06 2nd rpt
Simon Caldwell 24/Jun/06 Lead O/S

Much better protected than the grade suggests, a super little route.

with Carmen
Hidden ??/2006 TR O/S
Urgles ?/Aug/05 Lead O/S
with Ady Short
Hidden ?/Jun/05 Lead
babymoac 21/May/05 Lead
with Pete C
Hammy 21/Aug/04 2nd
with Joe Gittens
Trobbo 15/Jun/04 Lead O/S
with martin dale
Monk ?/May/04 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Jun/03 2nd O/S
Hammy 31/May/03 TR
Hidden ?/Apr/03 Lead O/S
Little B 05/May/02 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2002 Lead
Chris the Tall 18/Jun/00 Lead O/S
with Bill G
Hidden 11/Mar/00 -
lost.arrow 03/May/99 Lead
with Gill Heartly
Andy Say 14/Nov/98 Solo
Hidden 13/Apr/97 2nd
Neil Conway 29/Mar/97 Lead O/S
with Darren Leigh
biggianthead 18/May/96 -
with HT
Rog Wilko ?/Jul/95 Lead

hard for grade - VS 4c?

with Debbie Wilkinson
steve prior ?/Apr/95 Lead
with Roz C
RichardMc 17/Jun/90 2nd
with Angel Vila
Hammy 14/Aug/85 Solo
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