Rockfax Description
Bolder and harder than the original, and with the same runners. The lower arete has a reachy sequence to the ledge, the upper section eases after initial tricky and precarious moves. © Rockfax

scott quinn 04/Oct Lead O/S

bold, insecure & balancy climbing makes for an awesome route. 3 stars for me

Tom.Priestley 04/Oct 2nd O/S

Hard and Bold

pete1993 22/Sep 2nd rpt
with Shaun
harry_lewis 16/May 2nd O/S
tcn_2002 19/Apr TR
pete1993 11/Apr 2nd β

bernie did the normal route, but i went direct to see what it was like

with Bernie
WillDoyle 26/Dec/14 Lead O/S
paul__in_sheffield 21/Nov/14 Sent
with Noodle
rurp 27/Oct/14 TR dog

Took some working out, not one for lead

Hidden 12/Oct/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Jul/14 TR O/S
Hidden 22/Jun/14 TR O/S
MischaHY 22/Jun/14 Lead O/S

First E3 onsight on Outcrop Grit. Upper moves felt a little scary.

deacondeacon 09/May/14 Lead

Tried before but ended up doing straight and narrow. Almost dropped the move to the break too. Climbing pretty poorly recently. Oh well.

radioshed 19/Apr/14 2nd O/S
with dave s
jshields 16/Mar/14 2nd
with Mike Lea, Paul Tretheway
ashtond6 15/Mar/14 2nd O/S
Teappleby 04/Dec/13 TR dog

Fell once trying to make the move just above the ledge, but clean otherwise

Hidden 06/Oct/13 Lead O/S
Lev 21/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Sep/13 2nd O/S
Dr Toph 31/Aug/13 Solo O/S

After bailing off last time onto the original, it was good to stick that high foot match! Tricky.

sgl0jd 15/Apr/13 Solo
Nick Sillem ??/2013 Lead O/S
Matt Harle 11/Nov/12 Lead O/S
keithpeck 14/Oct/12 2nd O/S
Anthony Allsopp 14/Oct/12 Lead O/S
Danny Crump 16/Sep/12 TR
Nick1812P 01/Sep/12 2nd O/S

felt hard

ianjfsutcliffe 22/Jul/12 Lead O/S

Immediately after original. Class.

with Kenny
Hidden ??/2012 -
Hidden 19/Nov/11 TR dog
maffujones 22/Oct/11 Lead
with Zuzana Deans
mwatson 19/Oct/11 -
Peter Holder 14/Sep/11 Lead O/S
ColinD 04/May/11 TR O/S
PeteH 07/Mar/11 Lead O/S

Defo tricky moves off the ledge. Pretty safe though.

with Mark Watson, Chris Fox
Hidden 06/Mar/11 Lead O/S
andy_e 06/Mar/11 TR O/S
Hidden 29/Jan/11 2nd O/S
masonwoods101 ??/2011 Lead O/S

very good

mwatson ??/2011 -
Aaron Hauptmann 30/Oct/10 TR dog

got on some blokes top rope just to give the moves a try, cheap shoes screwed me up by making my smears insecure, so I fell off the lower crux, but was fine on the upper crux.

with Danny Salvadori
oliver.ghill91 30/Oct/10 TR dog
Alkis 30/Oct/10 TR RP

Nice climbing all the way up. I found the crux to be the second move past the ledge, not the one getting onto the ledge.

Hidden 05/Aug/10 TR β
chris sm 24/Jul/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 24/Jul/10 Lead
nia 15/May/10 TR
with Fred Mainwaring
BeccaSnowden 14/Apr/10 2nd RP
Oliver Houston 14/Apr/10 2nd
thomasadixon 14/Apr/10 Lead O/S

Awesome! Finishing up the original skips the hard bit...

freddieneame10 ?/Apr/10 2nd

Fantastic! so good ive gotta go back and lead it sometime

kingholmesy ??/2010 Lead O/S

Finishing up the arete instead of the original felt a bit artificial.

with Andy S
bigie bob 31/Oct/09 Lead O/S
Ceridwen 31/Oct/09 2nd O/S
with Bob
Dave Foster 18/Oct/09 Lead β

On Andy's cams after belaying him for an hour (or two). Great lead as he didn't look happy at any point. First E3, albeit with beta.

with Andy
felixthelion 27/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with Rob
mgeek 23/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with adam hughes
akhughes 23/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with Mgeek, Andy Innes, Emma Hughes
Tithe Technique 16/Sep/09 TR
with Angela Paul, Charley
valentinesbabe 16/Sep/09 TR dnf
Misha 21/Mar/09 Lead dog

Comedy upside down fall off the tricky move on the upper arete, fairly safe as my head ended up at least 2 metres off the ground! Got it second go.

Hidden 18/Mar/09 2nd rpt
Hidden 06/Mar/09 2nd O/S
john lynch 06/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Lewis Andrew, rich armour
Lewis Andrew 06/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with John Lynch, Rich Armour
fatbuoybazza 31/Jan/09 TR O/S

pretty tough for me, no mistakes apart from a shockin mantel ontae the shelf, nice climbin above tho..

with olivia
Hidden ?/Jan/09 TR dog
Brown 07/Dec/08 Lead O/S
with Henry
lukea 28/Sep/08 2nd O/S
with felix
chadrads 24/Sep/08 TR RP
with adrian berry
barni 27/Aug/08 Lead
with Jack
Hidden 28/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/May/08 2nd O/S
Nom 16/Apr/08 TR O/S
with Joe Bream
Hidden 16/Apr/08 TR O/S
tommytuffa 07/Feb/08 Lead

Finished up original and used a mat. Great Climbing. First E3 (if finishing up original and using a mat is still worth that grade)!!

Hidden 07/Oct/07 Solo O/S
Ram MkiV 07/Oct/07 Solo β

followed barros up it. swapped places on the ledge and finished up original.

with Alex B, Alex M, Toby
Chad123 09/Sep/07 AltLd O/S
with Emily and Numpty
Jon Read 24/Jul/07 Lead rpt

Finished up Brown's Eliminate.

with Debs
Hidden ?/May/07 Lead
Joe Dove ??/2007 2nd
with kev
steve taylor ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 -
dannyboy83 ?/Feb/04 Lead O/S
Duncan I ??/2002 Lead O/S
RossG ??/2000 -
Sean Kelly ?/May/95 Lead

An interesting alternative start.

with Keith Bolton
jim_randell 10/Jul/94 TR O/S

If this is the same as "Straight and Narrow" E2 (5c).

IanD353 ?/Mar/93 Solo O/S
craig d ??/1993 -
Hidden ??/1992 Lead
Rob Davies 11/Aug/91 TR
Nick Rundall ??/1990 2nd O/S
Hidden ?/Feb/89 2nd
Rich Kirby ??/1989 Solo
Hidden ??/1989 -
mark-abz 01/Sep/87 TR
with Andy W
Carl Hamer ??/1987 TR dog
mark mcgowan01 ??/1986 -
mark mcgowan01 ??/1986 -
Tom V ??/1986 -
Nic Robinson 19/Feb/83 Solo rpt
ewar woowar ??/1982 Solo
Hidden 05/Jun/81 Solo
Mark Kemball 24/May/81 Lead RP
Hidden 07/May/81 Solo
Hidden 10/Apr/81 Solo
Ghastly Rubberfeet ??/1981 Solo
Hidden ?/Apr/80 Solo O/S
Nic Robinson 20/Feb/80 Solo O/S
Andy Fielding ??/1980 TR
Steve Bell ??/1978 Solo O/S
andy gittins ??/1978 -
KRB 31/Jul/77 Solo O/S
Andy Edgar ??/1976 Solo
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