Rockfax Description
A classic trip at a more amenable grade; the upper roofs provide delicious, juggy entertainment. Climb the right wall of the arete, move back to the arete, and up to a good ledge on the left. Power rightwards through the roofs above, to a wide crack up on the left; follow this to finish through the well-positioned top roof. © Rockfax

Ticklists: Ultimate E1 ticklist.

Andrew Wilson 29/Aug AltLd
with Matt Nuttall
mattnuttall 29/Aug AltLd O/S

tide coming in fast so Andy chucked a belay in under roof so I could escape and lead through. Superb E1

Dave Musgrove Jnr 31/Jul Lead O/S

Total ripper of a climb. Great fun all the way.

with Viv
Martin Haworth 25/May Lead O/S

Absolutely brilliant route.

with Tony
Tony Holdsworth 25/May 2nd O/S

Belay on the ab rope - high tide.

with martin haworth
Hidden 24/May Lead O/S
GuyVG 24/May Lead O/S

very hungover but could still sense this was really very good, I'll suggest this route to anyone

with Pete Graham, Malc Scott
markalmack 24/May Lead O/S
with will
alastairbegley 18/Apr Lead O/S

Great route, hard to believe it is E1 from below!

Slick 18/Apr 2nd
R2B 06/Apr 2nd O/S

The best route I did all weekend and one of the best I've ever done. So much fun!

with Nick B
Brian Rodgers 05/Apr Lead O/S
Graeme Hammond 05/Apr Lead O/S

Stunning, so overhanging yet so big holds

with Phil Baxter, Alex Twist
Mike Todd 05/Apr 2nd O/S
misterb ?/Apr Lead O/S

I can't believe this isn't in the top fifty, got to be one of the best routes at the grade i've ever done

with russ
pembrokeshirecaver 21/Feb Lead O/S

Probably the best HVS in Pembroke

Sarah Black 28/Sep/14 Lead O/S
eduardo 23/Aug/14 Lead O/S

Brilliant route, seemed pretty straightforward at the grade, gear is decent.

PaulTanton 18/Apr/14 2nd O/S
Stefan_Morris 12/Oct/13 Lead
Ed morris 12/Oct/13 2nd O/S
with stefan
Hidden 05/Oct/13 2nd O/S
Kirill 05/Oct/13 Lead O/S

So good! Looks completely bonkers for the grade, but actually not too hard. Swanage-esque top out.

tim newton 26/Aug/13 2nd O/S
Tom Livingstone 13/Aug/13 2nd β
nickstephens 10/Aug/13 2nd O/S
gg4419 10/Aug/13 Lead O/S

Awesome route, started to rain as I came to the crux, luckily I was dry under the roof but when Nick left the belay ledge there was a distinct dry outline of his body on the rock!

Hidden 14/Jul/13 2nd β
brices 14/Jul/13 Lead O/S

Awsome prositons amazing

Joe Innes 14/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Sash, Simon Brice
Tim Sparrow 07/Jul/13 2nd

Last down there 15 yrs ago. Amazing adventure. It just shouldn't go at that grade!

with Piers Nesbitt
Adam Booth 29/Jun/13 2nd O/S
with Mike Grant, Rich Pickford
Stuart Johnston 06/May/13 Lead O/S

Got a bit wet as hanging ab left me dangling over the sea! retreated in to the big cave and then traversed right on to the route

msoldn 05/May/13 Lead O/S

just amazing! after having looked down the route from above a couple of times and never quite worked up the bottle to give it a go, put off by how blank and unprotected the bottom bit looks, finally gave it a go. And what a beauty of a climb it is, great gear, stunning exposure and fun varied climbing. perfect climb, best E1 in Pembroke??

with Berti
Hidden 08/Jul/12 2nd
valecoastclimber 03/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Kevster 07/Apr/12 Lead O/S
tonevert 07/Apr/12 2nd
with Kevin Faux
Dave Rumney 06/Apr/12 Lead

just beat the spring tide!

with Tanya Milner, Sean Roberts
david morse 31/Aug/11 Lead O/S

Not as good as rock idol, but pretty good! Next time i'm going to solo it

with markalmack, lole
Hidden 29/Aug/11 2nd O/S
climbingpixie 29/Aug/11 Lead O/S

Fantastic route that takes you through some really improbable terrain at the grade.

with Andy
Graham Iles 29/Aug/11 Lead
with Neil Stabbs
Hidden 04/Jul/11 Lead O/S
dannyboy83 03/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Jake
jacobjlloyd 03/Jul/11 2nd O/S
Nicola 02/Jul/11 2nd β
with Lee
Hidden 14/May/11 Lead O/S
steve.warrington 02/May/11 Lead O/S
Different Steve 29/Apr/11 2nd O/S
Rory Shaw ??/2011 -
Paul Boggis ??/2011 Lead
datoon 29/Aug/10 2nd O/S
with K
khawk 29/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with DT
Hidden 28/Aug/10 2nd O/S
Dan Lane 28/Aug/10 Lead O/S

Awesome route going through some totally improbable ground. Massive holds all the way.

with Steve Bowker
mattnuttall 28/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Matthew Tink Taylor
Jessie Rushbrooke 11/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with GF
Hidden 26/Jun/10 Lead O/S
cymjt ??/2010 -
Hidden 21/Jun/09 2nd O/S
AJM 21/Jun/09 Lead O/S

*** route..... Takes you places where most E1s don't, should be on everyone's Pembroke E1 ticklist

Tim M 10/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Emma
climbergg 10/Apr/09 2nd
Hidden ??/2008 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Dave Westby ?/May/07 2nd
with Tony Hulme
Tony Little 08/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Ed Brown
Urgles 11/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with Ady Short
Hidden 25/Aug/03 Lead O/S
dickypips ?/Jul/99 Lead dog

20 foot fall when carabiner unclipped whilst i was bedding in a nut,putting me off balance and causing fall.theres a lesson there somewhere

with john richards
Tim Sparrow 07/Aug/98 Lead
with Pete Robinson
sadams 04/May/98 Lead
with John Boyle
RichardMc ?/Aug/96 2nd
with Steve Gould
Steve Crowe 05/Apr/96 2nd
with KM
NickJH ??/1991 -
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