40m, 2 pitches. No description has been contributed for this climb.

Ticklists: Connoisseur's Classic Rock, 100 More Classic British VS Climbs, Select VS Climbs in the Lake District.

ClimberDateStyleNotes & Partners
petegunn 11/Oct Lead
55pete55 19/Sep 2nd
elliptic 18/Jun Lead
Tom R.
Route Adjuster 13/Jun 2nd

With Mark C

DanielBryan 07/Jun Lead O/S
AndrewP 07/Jun 2nd O/S
Daniel Bryan
Scooter Young 31/May Lead
Fiona Reid 30/May 2nd

Stunning route, finished up the final part of Kern Knotts Chimney.

Mike-W-99 30/May Lead O/S

Excellent climb, great gear and full of interest all the way.

Dave Mahon 24/May Lead

A lovely VS, loads of gear, remember your medium wires! We climbed to the top but it is best to ab after P1.

Justin Sharpe
Hidden 23/May 2nd O/S
Georgie25 23/May 2nd
Keith Swainson 23/May Lead O/S
Matt Levick, Dan Jackson, Georgie
MFB 17/Apr Lead
JackM92 07/Apr 2nd O/S

Outstanding climb.

Hidden 05/Apr Lead O/S
gunnarofhlidarend ??/2015 2nd
DubyaJamesDubya ??/2015 -
petegunn 16/Nov/14 Lead

A super little pitch, beautiful day.

Tobias Barthelmes 16/Oct/14 -
Pete and Davina
91dave 28/Sep/14 2nd β

Will lead and we all seconded. Fantastic route. We picked the climb after seeing the 100+ year old picture of O.G. Jones on it in the Wasdale Head Inn. Abbed off after the first pitch as didn't fancy the walk out from the top.

Hidden 28/Sep/14 2nd
will_benfold 28/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Sep/14 2nd
Hidden 28/Sep/14 2nd
FraserMcClennan 13/Sep/14 2nd
pimpy 24/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Aug/14 Lead
Hidden 09/Aug/14 2nd
sea_lene 08/Aug/14 Lead O/S

Friday evening after work... Lovely jams were used. Crazy final moves!

Geoff Rinaldi
Hidden 07/Aug/14 -
bpclarke 07/Aug/14 -
JamieSparkes 24/Jul/14 Lead O/S

Excellent crack climbing, perfect stance at the top. second "pitch" is more or less a scramble.

Nick Bryan
Anne Gumbley 18/Jul/14 Lead
Conan 22/Jun/14 Lead

What great climbing.

John Jennings
Em66 ?/Jun/14 -
Rosie, Mat
Hidden 31/May/14 Lead O/S
hotfeet 17/May/14 Lead O/S
Blue68 17/May/14 2nd O/S

3 Days after Knee opp so only seconded

JanBella 13/May/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Apr/14 -
tobydunford 13/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Harry Martin
climbalive 12/Mar/14 2nd O/S
Chris Hill
nj.harris ??/2014 -
nickcj ??/2014 -
thomaspomfrett 04/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Joe Callaghan
jasonpm 04/Sep/13 Lead O/S

Excellent well protected route, must be one of the best vs' in the lakes.

Topsy Turvy ?/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Gordon Foster
scott quinn 26/Aug/13 Lead O/S
rob.grafton 20/Aug/13 2nd
Chris Wright
Tanya Savage 09/Jul/13 2nd

great route, felt like my upper limit for,seconding. very sustained, melting by the time i got to the top.

Hidden 08/Jun/13 Lead
colin milton 06/Jun/13 Lead
colin smith 05/Jun/13 2nd
Paul Cook
Hidden ?/Jun/13 2nd
martrin 07/May/13 Lead
Sarah Kekus
Hidden ?/May/13 2nd
Simonpeel 03/Mar/13 2nd O/S
jonny taylor 22/Sep/12 2nd
Klingon 22/Sep/12 Lead
Jenny Hall 22/Sep/12 2nd O/S
Louis Hume 22/Sep/12 Lead
Hidden 11/Aug/12 2nd
harold walmsley 09/Aug/12 Solo rpt
Hidden 21/Jul/12 Lead
Simon Caldwell 14/Jul/12 AltLd O/S

Carmen led the main pitch, I did the 2nd easy pitch (which contrary to the guidebook has virtually no polish). A fantastic route.

Hidden 14/Jul/12 AltLd O/S
Hidden 14/Jul/12 2nd O/S
SPD224 14/Jul/12 Lead
Vivian Sherwood
Hidden 08/Jul/12 2nd
treg 02/Jun/12 Lead O/S

One of my favourite VSs to date, though it's pretty soft in the grade with loads of great protection all the way up. Abseiled down.

Dan Osbaldeston, Rachel
DanOsb 02/Jun/12 2nd O/S


Hidden 26/May/12 Lead
chris smith 26/May/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Mar/12 2nd O/S
Richard Alderton 28/Mar/12 Lead

P1 only, then abbed off.

Beronj 28/Feb/12 2nd

Seconded for Rich. Climbed in approach shoes on a dare from Dervey. Rapidly regretted it, but sill an enjoyable climb in the dry.

arrang ??/2012 Lead O/S
gingermike1 ??/2012 -
Narked4fun ??/2012 -
Hidden 13/Nov/11 2nd
Beronj 04/Nov/11 Lead dog
Hidden 04/Nov/11 2nd O/S
Dervey 04/Nov/11 2nd
James Oswald 03/Oct/11 Lead O/S


mark20 01/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Aug/11 Lead
Andysomething 22/Aug/11 2nd O/S


Bruce Perry
Dervey 09/Aug/11 Lead O/S
petegunn 03/Jul/11 Lead
Hidden 03/Jul/11 2nd rpt
Hidden 03/Jul/11 2nd
dbell67 03/Jul/11 2nd
Davina, Petegunn
y2keable 02/Jun/11 Lead O/S

Personally, I think it's a nicer climb that the main crack.

Dave Doc ?/Jun/11 Lead O/S
tom heaney 22/Apr/11 AltLd O/S
Jack Loftus 19/Apr/11 Lead O/S
craig naylor 19/Apr/11 2nd O/S
Graham Iles 10/Apr/11 2nd
Mark Holt
Steve Lenartowicz ?/Apr/11 Lead
Nigel Coe 11/Oct/10 Lead
Will Hunt 25/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Sep/10 2nd
stimpey 22/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Pete, Davina
petegunn 22/Aug/10 2nd
Davina & Steve
Hidden 22/Aug/10 2nd rpt
Hidden 14/Aug/10 2nd O/S
clive-greenwood 14/Aug/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 14/Aug/10 AltLd O/S
Hidden 11/Aug/10 Lead dog
Hidden 11/Aug/10 Lead rpt
HansUDes 11/Aug/10 2nd O/S

climbed in wet conditions early morning

Dave Rumney ?/Aug/10 -
texuspete 03/Jul/10 2nd
May Anderson, Matt Shrubb
Hidden 27/Jun/10 Lead O/S
cem 26/Jun/10 2nd
Pete Atkinson
tobyk 20/Jun/10 Lead O/S

brilliant, although off balance moves.

MaxR 20/Jun/10 2nd O/S
nickstephens 09/Jun/10 Lead O/S
chrisallan 31/May/10 Lead O/S
John Pickles 17/May/10 2nd
Graham Niven, Kieran Hodgson
Andrew Wilson 11/Apr/10 2nd O/S
Hidden ??/2010 -
Hidden ??/2010 -
Ken Taylor ??/2010 -
RCrockford 17/Oct/09 2nd
biggianthead 11/Jul/09 -
Jack Shepherd 24/Jun/09 2nd O/S
Luke Jones
Hidden 30/May/09 -
mbambi 29/May/09 Lead
Simonfarfaraway 29/May/09 Lead
Paul Gale
Hidden 24/Apr/09 2nd
Hidden 18/Apr/09 2nd O/S
John Pickles 18/Apr/09 Lead O/S
DavidEvans 12/Apr/09 Lead O/S

Excellent Route. Felt quite bad about pulling the ropes and wrapping them around the guy who was shitting his pants on Kern Knotts Crack to the left. Sorry mate.

Helen Garrett
Hidden 11/Apr/09 Lead O/S
petegunn 19/Mar/09 Lead
Hidden 19/Mar/09 2nd O/S
beaumap ??/2009 -
Seymore Butt ??/2009 -
Hidden ??/2009 -
Hidden ??/2009 -
Chriswallis2 23/Sep/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Jun/08 2nd
Hidden 15/Jun/08 2nd O/S
Hidden 15/Jun/08 Lead β
Rog Wilko 15/Jun/08 Lead
Debbie Wilkinson
Hidden 14/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Jun/08 2nd O/S
m dunn 14/Jun/08 Lead
Hidden 08/Jun/08 Lead O/S
spacey 07/Jun/08 Lead O/S
perfectlynormalbeast ?/Jun/08 2nd O/S

Lots of fun. I prefer Kern Knotts Crack though.

Stuart Fox
jonny taylor 18/May/08 Lead O/S

A very enjoyable route. Felt low in the grade: one well-protected 4b/c move to finish.

Jimmy O 18/May/08 2nd O/S
Hidden 05/May/08 Lead O/S
tomhull ?/May/08 Lead
Ian Parnell 08/Sep/07 2nd
Sandy Ogilvie
ewen 30/Jul/07 2nd
steveP 05/May/07 2nd
joe king 04/May/07 AltLd
steve petit
Hidden 06/Apr/07 Lead O/S
victim of mathematics 06/Apr/07 2nd O/S
Dan Denehy
gilldando 31/Mar/07 2nd O/S

Leif lead it- defo want to go back and lead this myself

Leif, Tommy and Mike
mikekeswick ?/Nov/06 2nd O/S
Hidden 09/Sep/06 2nd
Hidden 22/Jul/06 Lead O/S
khawk 10/Jun/06 Lead
Hidden 07/Jun/06 AltLd O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/06 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/06 2nd O/S
NickST ?/Jun/06 Lead O/S
Phil Tucker
NickST ?/Jun/06 AltLd
Greg Grace
Hidden 06/May/06 Lead O/S
karabiner 06/May/06 Lead O/S
NickST ?/May/06 Lead O/S
Phil Tucker
Peter Metcalfe 22/Apr/06 Lead

An absolute classic: very enjoyable and more gear than you know what to do with. Loads of tat for abseil although guide indicates descent to W.

Alan Maines
Hidden 10/Apr/06 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Apr/06 2nd
Hidden ?/Apr/06 2nd
alpinismo.uk ??/2006 -
Hidden ?/Jul/05 -
Hidden ?/Jun/05 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/May/05 Lead
smollett ?/May/05 AltLd O/S
nakedave ?/Jan/05 -
platt2000 ??/2005 Lead
dave o 14/Aug/04 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Aug/04 2nd O/S
Marvino ?/Jul/04 2nd
Phil West 01/May/04 Lead O/S
Shaun Walby
Hidden 03/Sep/03 Lead
Hidden 15/Sep/02 2nd O/S
Hidden 20/Aug/02 2nd O/S
Shaw Brown ?/Aug/01 Lead
simon blythe
Hidden 12/Jun/01 2nd O/S
chris wyatt ??/2000 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Aug/99 2nd O/S
Sean Kelly ?/Jun/99 -
Ben lad ??/1999 -
Ben lad ??/1999 -
mikej 09/Aug/98 Lead
Nick Salmon
BenTiffin ?/Jul/98 Lead
Hidden ??/1998 Lead
five ?/Aug/97 Lead O/S
Bruce Kerr 03/May/97 2nd
Malcolm Davies
Neil Conway 07/Sep/96 Lead O/S
Steve Hardy
MaNimal 10/Jun/96 Lead
Rob Whiteman
Trobbo 06/May/96 2nd
andy hartley
steve prior ?/Mar/95 Lead
Roz C
ed woods ??/1995 2nd
Rob, Claire & Winnick
biggianthead 01/Apr/94 -
EddieA ?/Apr/94 2nd O/S
Ian Archer 27/Mar/94 2nd O/S
Rob Gilkes
Andy Say 05/Sep/93 2nd
Marti999 ?/Jul/93 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/1992 Lead
Hidden ??/1992 Lead
John Southworth ?/Apr/91 Lead O/S
babymoac 25/Aug/90 Lead
Gordon C
Hidden ??/1990 -
DaveHo ??/1990 Lead O/S
Mick King 03/Dec/89 Lead
Mark Lester
Hidden 21/Jun/89 Solo
lithos ?/Jun/89 Lead O/S
Mick King 15/Dec/88 2nd
Pete Hankinson
Tony Buckley ?/Jul/87 AltLd
Guy ??/1985 -
graham lawrie ??/1985 Lead O/S
Richard Weller 21/Apr/84 Lead
Paul Mavin
John Marsland 29/Jun/83 2nd
Tony Rex
ill_bill ?/Aug/82 Lead
Martin Bown
MikeDowsett ?/Jun/82 Lead
Jon Sharpe
Nic Robinson 03/May/80 2nd
Gordon Stainforth 28/Aug/78 Lead


John Stainforth
Gordon Stainforth 05/Jun/77 Lead
John Haswell
Hidden ?/Apr/77 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Jul/75 TR O/S
Hidden 01/Jun/75 Lead
Steve Crowe ?/Jun/73 2nd O/S

My second route.

Chris Woodall
Dave Musgrove 05/Jul/67 Lead
Jim Worthington
RichardMc 11/Jun/67 Lead O/S
Keith Morton
Hidden ??/1957 Solo
High HVS
High VS
Mid VS
Low VS
High HS
Mid HS
Low HS
Votes cast 38
High 4c
Mid 4c
Low 4c
High 4b
Mid 4b
Low 4b
High 4a
Mid 4a
Low 4a
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Style of ascent
Alt Leads
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