80m, 4 pitches. A truly magnificent and awe inspiring route.
1. 30m(5a) Pitch 1 Central Pillar Direct Start.
2. 18m(5a) Pitch 2 C.P. Direct Start.
3. 24m(6b) The initial belay has caused concern.
Traverse left to the steep wall, up and left to the slim corner. The moves to get on the ledge before the crux can be a little worrying. Usually there is a nut insitu on the crux. After a bulge follow a slab.
4. 9m (4c) Cross the wall to the arete.
After the flat hand hold go straight into the underclings which
lead into the corner. This is steady E2 climbing.

The climbing is stunning and the line is probably one of
the best in the UK.

Rod Valentine and paul Braithwaite (3 pts aid); FFA Martin and Bob Berzins 08/08/1977 05/May/1974

Ticklists: Extreme Rock, Kendal Wall's Best 100 climbs in Britain, Caff's 100 Ace E5s, Caff's 100 Best E5's, Ultimate E5 ticklist.

Rachel Slater 05/Sep 2nd β

Cruxin' out on the traverse into the groove! Time is limited!

tim newton 05/Sep Lead O/S

Dreamt of doing this route for five years since I did central pillar and saw a team on it. The line, the name, great climbing and a real fight for me. What a route!

GPN 08/Aug Lead G/U

Mega! Had a failed attempt last year. Took a fall from the crux today (slightly damp still) before pulling the ropes and getting it second go. A king line for sure.

redshapedfriday 08/Aug 2nd dog
phil64 ??/2015 -
Nick Sillem 16/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/May/14 AltLd
Hidden 20/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Jul/13 AltLd
Hidden 17/Jul/13 AltLd
Julian Cooper 16/Jun/13 Lead dog

Had a silly slip at the bottom of the groove when my foot rolled off a dirty hold. Did it fine straight afterwards. Great climbing. Bomber gear.

with Stuart Knott
Peter Holder 03/Jun/13 2nd O/S
with Matt Foot
Hidden 03/Jun/13 Lead dog
Apharri 03/Jun/13 Lead O/S

My favorite trad route, despite having to queue!!

with Dave Wharton
datoon 26/May/12 Lead
with K
Dave Parton 02/Jul/11 Lead
with Nath
Hidden 05/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Jack Geldard - UKC Chief Editor ??/2011 -
GeoffG ??/2011 -
Dave Parton ??/2011 -
C coldwell-storry 10/Jun/09 Lead β

Amazing climb, One of, if not best line in the Lakes

with Mike Thomas
Adam Ellwood 18/May/08 AltLd O/S
with Nath
sadams 25/Aug/01 Lead O/S
with Tom Briggs
Hidden ??/2001 2nd
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe ??/2000 Lead
simon cox ??/2000 -
Hidden 05/Jun/98 2nd
phardman 15/Jun/97 AltLd

Tim lead crux pitch.

Hidden 15/Jun/97 AltLd
Dave Musgrove 25/Jul/96 AltLd O/S

Excellent. David led the big pitch.

with David
Dave Musgrove Jnr 25/Jul/96 Lead O/S
with Dad
Glenn Sutcliffe ??/1995 -
with keefe
keefe ??/1995 -
Hidden ?/Jun/94 AltLd
Steve Walker ??/1993 Lead
with jason cain
Steve Crowe 17/May/92 Lead O/S

E4 6b when I did it. Super classic.

with KM
Hidden 14/Jul/90 Lead O/S
keefe 07/Aug/88 -
rocksol ??/1988 Lead

drove up from Tideswell early morn. did Cumbrian then walked on and did Shere Khan. Drove home amazing dy out

Bruce Kerr 03/Oct/87 2nd
with Murray Hamilton
William Robertson ??/1987 Lead O/S
with Emily, Steve, Shaun etc
Mike Owen 18/Sep/86 -
with Mike Mortimer
Hidden 01/Jun/85 Lead
Bob 27/Jul/84 AltLd O/S
with Bill Birkett
Hidden ??/1984 AltLd
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