Rockfax Description
Brilliant; one the crag's strongest lines. Low in the grade. Climbing with your hands in the break provides the best protection, feet in the break is less strenuous and much more scary! Climb up to the square pocket, then follow the rising break all the way to Left Edge, and finish up this. © Rockfax

Ticklists: Pembroke VDiff-HVS.

rachelpearce01 22/Sep 2nd O/S
Hidden 22/Sep Lead O/S
mattnuttall 02/Sep 2nd O/S


JenShelley 27/Aug 2nd O/S
with Mike H
shaunhumphreys 23/Aug Lead O/S

gear and feet were worse than expected!

with Alex M
amccann 23/Aug 2nd rpt
with Shaun H
Hidden 07/Aug Lead β
Matt77 29/Jul 2nd
with Shane
islandlynx 29/Jul Lead
thomas.veness 11/Jun 2nd O/S
with Mark Condon
amccann 08/Jun Lead O/S
with Dom
dom94 08/Jun 2nd O/S
CRead 05/Jun 2nd
Hidden 03/Jun 2nd O/S
ian d f 29/May Lead O/S
pearson9596 29/May 2nd O/S
elliptic 25/Mar 2nd
with Tom R.
BenRyle 17/Mar Lead O/S
CharlotteMilner 17/Mar 2nd O/S
with BenRyle
davebrox ??/2016 -
dobby 200 06/Sep/15 Lead O/S
with Kendal
KittyKat 10/Jul/15 Lead dog

gear was quite sparse. rested once to shake out left foot and convince myself to not give up. E1 5a in guidebook

with Dave M
Hidden 10/Jul/15 -
ReubenS1990 ?/Jul/15 Lead O/S
M_Robinson 17/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Adam24B 17/Jun/15 2nd
Kris2fa 17/Jun/15 2nd
doyle12 25/May/15 2nd
with Dan S
Hidden 23/May/15 Lead O/S
CharlieMack 11/May/15 Lead O/S
with Donas
chris wyatt 09/May/15 Lead O/S

Pleasant traversing

with myles
john lynch 07/May/15 Lead O/S

What a journey. Purple cam claimed by the ocean.

with Bethan D
Ollie B 04/May/15 Solo O/S
Dizz 04/Apr/15 2nd O/S
with Dave Frost
misterb ?/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with justin
Justin T ?/Apr/15 2nd
with Nick B
oddtoast 06/Sep/14 2nd

Pretty serious and scary on second, sustained, long, and really wouldnt want to fall off first half but wonderful climbing.

with Gav
clairemathews 28/Aug/14 2nd
Martin Bagshaw 28/Aug/14 Lead O/S
spearing05 23/Aug/14 2nd dog

Rested after a prolonged struggle to remove gear.

with Andrew
Hidden 23/Aug/14 2nd O/S
3 Names 22/Aug/14 2nd
with Robert Dufton
rd20 22/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Vince
andy dunn 16/Aug/14 2nd
with Darren, J
Hidden 13/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Jul/14 2nd O/S
Short&Savage 21/Jun/14 2nd O/S
with Tom Doldon
quiffhanger 31/May/14 2nd β
will_benfold 31/May/14 Lead O/S
Graham Westbrook 28/May/14 2nd
Hidden 14/May/14 2nd
Dan Hostford 05/May/14 Lead O/S
Maddie 05/May/14 2nd O/S

Didn't lead it but would give it E1 as would take some pretty huge swings if you slipped off one of the times you don't have mega footholds. Dans cam decided to be a nut aswell which was a pain in the arse

with Remi, Dan Hostford
Remi Richards 05/May/14 2nd
hlegge 02/May/14 Lead O/S

Awesome traverse! went high a tad early, but just fantastic climbing

with Adam Knightly
mike lawrence? 29/Apr/14 2nd
with Metal
clairejane 21/Apr/14 Lead O/S

Nice nice nice. Shame about faff for gear. Solo with tide in?

with will
w.pettet-smith ?/Apr/14 2nd

Fine lead from the lady.worth e1 I'd say as the ledge is never far away!

with claire jane carter
Dave Turnbull, BMC 21/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with Martin Doyle
Hidden 10/Sep/13 2nd O/S
Wilbur 10/Sep/13 Lead O/S

Bonkers traverse, great fun! Wouldn't argue with e1 5a due to the 20 ft pumpy run out in the middle

with Paul Winder
Adam Booth 31/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Chriswallis2 01/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Liam
JClimb 22/Jul/13 Lead O/S

E1 in the guide book!

with Vince Brown
AlexD 26/Jun/13 2nd rpt
a13x 15/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Matt Harle 14/Jun/13 Solo O/S
RUDIN.J.D.H 12/Jun/13 2nd O/S

Great Route. Sustained and pumpy climbing until the break, which arrives just when you want it. Afterwards becomes relatively easy. technically not above 5a moves, however potential for big swings if you fall, even on second. Well worth it.

with Mike Mason
Hulda 09/Jun/13 2nd O/S
with Andi
Andrew1 09/Jun/13 Lead
with Hulda
alasdair19 ?/Jun/13 -

led worth the E1 i think. Bold particularly without micro wires. it felt like a long pitch. Will come back in cool weather with the right equipment!

Jillybean 30/May/13 Lead O/S
with Tim jepson
Hidden 30/May/13 Lead O/S
Jacob k-d 21/May/13 Lead O/S
monsteratt 19/May/13 2nd O/S
with Andy C
Daniel Heath 06/May/13 Solo β

Great fun

Chi Cheng 03/May/13 2nd O/S
with Adam Knightly
Olli-C 03/May/13 Lead O/S
Rachel Slater 03/May/13 2nd O/S
hutchay 29/Mar/13 2nd

some large gaps betweeen gear, climbed with hands in the break mostly.

with Tom
Hidden 29/Mar/13 Lead O/S
cbeard 13/Oct/12 Lead O/S

Excellent traverse line, don't forget your micro wires

mcglenr25 12/Aug/12 Lead O/S

Pretty scarey, thought I was off just before the great flake but thankfully adrenaline took over! Cool route though, pleased to survive.

Hidden 12/Aug/12 2nd O/S
Aaron Lines 02/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with jim, Dan
simonsclimbing 29/Jul/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 24/Jul/12 Lead
givemetea 21/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Rachel S 21/Jul/12 2nd
with Ros M
Hidden 09/Jul/12 2nd
LukeyG 08/Jul/12 Lead
simonp ?/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Annelies Sarrazyn
Ed morris 28/Jun/12 2nd rpt
with Dickon
pembrokeshirecaver 27/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Coops_13 07/Jun/12 Lead O/S

Great line but more HVS 4c

yarrow 07/Jun/12 2nd O/S
Dibdawg 04/Jun/12 2nd rpt
with Will Twiggers
Hidden 02/Jun/12 2nd
Hidden 27/May/12 Lead O/S
jacobjacob 26/May/12 Solo O/S
jacobjlloyd 26/May/12 Solo O/S
with Jacob
jossjones 22/May/12 Lead
Aid@n 06/May/12 2nd O/S
Dafydd Llywelyn 06/May/12 Lead O/S

Just brilliant...

Will Hunt 06/May/12 2nd O/S


Mark Salter 24/Apr/12 Lead O/S
vanderz 12/Apr/12 Lead O/S
dodfoster ?/Apr/12 Lead O/S
esther ?/Apr/12 Lead
Adam Coles ?/Mar/12 Lead O/S
The Green Giant ??/2012 Lead O/S
with Dan with the van
james.slater 12/Oct/11 2nd O/S

Brilliant route, great line, fun and easy climbing with just adequate protection!

Hidden 12/Oct/11 Lead O/S
AlexD 30/Sep/11 Lead O/S
with Sophie
Sophie Nunn 30/Sep/11 2nd O/S
with Alex
mjeffery 28/Sep/11 Lead rpt
with Ando
Hidden 29/Aug/11 2nd
mikecollins 19/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Aug/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 10/Aug/11 Lead O/S
jonny taylor 30/Jul/11 Lead O/S

What a route! Really struggled to find good quality protection on the early stages when treating it as a hand traverse, getting pretty knackered in the process. Then opted for the feet-in-break option which felt technically very easy indeed and still had just about adequate protection.

with Andy B
ablackett 30/Jul/11 2nd
with Jonny
Oliver Sherman 29/Jul/11 2nd

Scary one to second!

with John Eales
AlexRenshaw 27/Jul/11 2nd
with Ted Lister, Thomas Renshaw
Hidden 22/Jul/11 -
C coldwell-storry 19/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with rob lay
pipof747 29/Jun/11 2nd O/S
Fatboy1000 27/Jun/11 2nd O/S

Sweet route, balancey climbing on small feet at the start. Lead it next time!

with Chris
chriscarroll 27/Jun/11 Lead O/S

Gets E1 in the guide...ukc has it right

vertically_challenged 23/Jun/11 2nd O/S

nice climb not that hard but spaced gear at times.

Will Horton 05/Jun/11 2nd O/S

Great E1, technicle to start off with but the holds gt bigger as you go along, very little food placements so in parts spearing is paramount. In total, a great climb.

with Tom Horton
TM_Horton 05/Jun/11 Lead O/S

awesome climb, in my books worth 3 stars. plenty of gear (just need time to find it).

with will
Tommy Cole ?/Jun/11 Lead O/S

Soft, but well worth doing!

with Max Stanley
mjeffery 24/May/11 2nd rpt
benkelsey 01/May/11 2nd O/S
shed_hed 01/May/11 Lead O/S

Long and with fairly spaced gear, but really nice climbing! Started with hands in crack with nice big ledges for feet every so often, then put feet in crack and edged along the last half. Easy climbing with plenty of rests but big fall potential.

with Ben Kelsey
Hidden 29/Apr/11 2nd
jkarran 29/Apr/11 Lead
with Aly
Dibdawg 27/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Mark Sheridan
Hidden 26/Feb/11 Lead rpt
feilx 30/Jan/11 2nd rpt
with Floris
williamsd79 12/Sep/10 AltLd O/S
centurion05 12/Sep/10 Lead O/S
muttley_109 04/Sep/10 2nd O/S
with Gary Lewis
Hidden 27/Aug/10 2nd O/S
C Mclean 27/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Kieran O' Sullivan
RobRock84 07/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Robin neath
metal arms 21/Jun/10 Lead O/S

Finished up Metamorphosis

Hidden 10/Jun/10 2nd O/S
gnc760 10/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with James Kay
Jams Crwca 31/May/10 Lead O/S

Used the crack for the feet, nothing callenging but so great looking back across the traverse to see where you've just been!

with pete
02jmmoran 03/May/10 -
02jmmoran 03/May/10 2nd
hardoreVdiffBen 02/May/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/May/10 Solo O/S
Byronius Maximus 02/May/10 2nd

Easily worth three stars!

Twisty 02/May/10 Lead O/S
with Byron Buck
Hidden ?/May/10 Lead
Ed morris 25/Jul/09 2nd O/S

good route.

with Ronan Kemp
Becky E 07/Jun/09 Lead O/S

Exciting! Hands in break.

Brown 10/Apr/09 Solo O/S
with John
Hidden 17/Feb/09 2nd
scorpia97 17/Feb/09 Lead O/S

In the pembroke supplement its graded E1 5a **, probably deserves this grade. An awesome climb well worth doing.

with Paul, Caspian
feilx 01/Nov/08 Solo rpt
with Floris
Hidden 25/Sep/08 2nd rpt
jonnybull ?/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with Alban
Hidden 10/Jun/08 Lead rpt
BenJacobs 10/Jun/08 2nd O/S

quite bold even seconding

with PeakDJ
Hidden 16/Apr/08 2nd O/S
Hidden 12/Nov/07 Lead O/S
Chris the Tall 12/Nov/07 2nd
with Dave J
david morse 18/Jul/07 Lead

girdle traverses, always great

with Stu Corns
stuc ??/2007 2nd
feilx 18/Nov/06 Solo
Mike H 30/May/06 2nd
with Jamie Smith
Hidden 30/Apr/06 Lead O/S
cem 28/Aug/05 2nd
with James Gill
al99 ?/Jun/04 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/04 2nd
VPJB ??/2004 -
Hidden ??/2000 Lead
belay bunny turned bad ??/2000 -
eroica64 03/Aug/98 Lead

Lovely climb; sustained, long, in-balance, delicate, quite well protected.

with Joanne Mellor
timbanton ?/May/98 -
RichardMc ?/Aug/96 Lead
with Steve Gould
Hidden ??/1990 Lead O/S
Andy Say 31/May/89 Lead O/S
Martin Bennett 17/Jul/86 -
with John Genessi, RA
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