Rockfax Description
18m. Well worth calling in for if you are passing this way. Traverse the slab to its apex and make an awkward move to access the ledge and a possible stance. Move right for a nicely exposed finish. Photo on page 39. © Rockfax

Ticklists: Moorland Grit - The Essential Selection (Over The Moors).

Hidden 29/May Lead O/S
paul79 20/Apr Lead
John Higgs 25/Oct/15 Solo dnf
Becks87 27/Sep/15 2nd O/S
atom 27/Sep/15 Lead O/S

Awesome route, feet slipped off the slabby traverse a couple of times but held on and avoided certain shin injuries. Loved the move to access the ledge. Used a really good right knee bar before it to rest and place gear. Top section was tricky to place protection and almost pushed through without. Dubious wall nut placement in some loose rock helped psychologically. Definitely worth the stars and the walk up just for this alone.

karlb 11/Jun/15 TR dnf
db79 03/Jun/15 2nd O/S
Hidden ??/2015 -
colin milton 19/Oct/14 Lead
with shaun l
Jam_sandwich 25/Jun/14 2nd rpt
HVSJames 25/Jun/14 Lead β
with Jam
Mr Messy ?/Jun/14 Lead
with Sam
Hidden ?/Jun/14 2nd
Jam_sandwich 17/May/14 Lead rpt
with Aoife O'Connell, Dayle Jones, Sam Carey, Margret Kathmann
Jam_sandwich 17/May/14 Lead rpt
with Aoife O'Connell, Dayle Jones, Sam Carey, Margret Kathmann
augustus trout 15/May/14 Lead O/S
with Helen Boothman
Jam_sandwich 18/Apr/14 Lead rpt

Good route. May have pulled a hold off today as it crumbled in my hand.

Jam_sandwich 27/Aug/13 Lead β
Meeker 08/Jul/13 -
Hidden 30/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Jun/13 Lead
BenedictIEP 26/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Tom Stapleton
PaulTanton 09/Jun/13 2nd O/S
with Bruce Woodley
Moritz L 06/Jun/13 Lead rpt

max decked on corner. I fell whilst reaching out of the corner, didn't go for the back but the jug that wasn't one on the left. swung out, arm must have twisted as it just gave. Much smoother on 2nd attempt. top moves were great.

with Max L
crag_hopper_Jay 04/Jun/13 Lead O/S
sunshine.hannah 04/Jun/13 2nd
Alex Thompson 08/May/13 2nd rpt

Haydn's lead, showing Tom "the ropes".

with toma, Haydn Martin
Hardonicus 08/May/13 Lead rpt
with Alex Thompson
matt0759 20/Apr/13 Lead
with JamesA
Hidden 20/Apr/13 2nd
Hidden 07/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Frank the Husky ??/2013 -
petellis 18/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with Broomy
Ian Broome 18/Aug/12 2nd β

err 3D wierdness.

thedatastream 06/Aug/12 2nd β

Easy when you know how :P

with Haydn
Hardonicus 06/Aug/12 Lead rpt

Finished for JP, pulled the ropes.

chrishedgehog 28/Jun/12 Lead O/S

Crux felt a bit insecure for VS.

with Kieran Myles
Alex Winter 25/Jun/12 Solo O/S
RichyBOYY 23/Jun/12 Lead
Joe.Elliott1 23/Jun/12 2nd
pog100 23/May/12 2nd
with Ben
Jim Slater 12/May/12 Lead O/S
Graeme Hammond 12/May/12 2nd O/S
with Jim
Graeme Hammond 12/May/12 Solo rpt

Even better hanging free on the upper wall jugs on solo, nice moves on the traverse too :)

greengrasss ??/2012 2nd O/S
Hidden 04/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Joe.Elliott1 11/Sep/11 Lead
Hidden 24/Jul/11 2nd O/S
agolay 10/Jul/11 2nd β
with Jamie
Adam Coles 10/Apr/11 Lead O/S
ben1987 10/Apr/11 2nd
bwestwood 28/Mar/11 Lead O/S
bwestwood 28/Mar/11 Lead O/S
antroy 14/Sep/10 Lead
Tiddles09 22/Aug/10 Lead dnf

Im a short arse so i couldnt make the reach and didnt trust my feet on the dam smooth grit to smeer on the akard corner, so wimped out but good climb though!

with Alex Charlesworth
Leo Woodhead 15/Aug/10 Lead RP

Took a surpise fall just before the awkward corner. Came back down and tried again and did it. The top section felt exposed but the holds are there!

with Ian W
Ianwesterby 15/Aug/10 2nd
with Leo
James Oswald 08/Aug/10 Lead O/S

Very good. An awesome long reach :) Brilliant

willworkforfoodjnr 08/Aug/10 2nd rpt
SteWatkins ?/Jun/10 -
J25 24/May/10 Lead O/S

A climb of two halves, the lower section is novel before a reach around and up to the ledge. The top section is steep but the holds are better than they appear to be.

vix 24/May/10 2nd O/S
with Jonny
Hardonicus 24/May/10 2nd rpt
with Jonny Owen, vix
climbing_rocks1983 12/May/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 22/Aug/09 Lead O/S
rosieposie 22/Aug/09 2nd
with Karl
sgl 25/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with ben
willworkforfoodjnr 13/Jun/09 Lead RP
with grubes
climbing_rocks1983 08/Jun/09 2nd O/S
with Petey
willworkforfoodjnr 01/Jun/09 TR O/S

Getting better at smears slowly. Think the bottom half would have been less scary on the lead tbh!

grubes 01/Jun/09 TR dog
Hardonicus 08/Apr/09 2nd rpt
Alex Thompson 08/Apr/09 Lead rpt

Crux went smoothly despite being "serenaded" by Hadyn on an abandoned guitar... Top wall felt more intimidating. Kay tested the new club rope's impact force a few times.

with Kay Martin & Haydn Martin
JSA ??/2009 -
Hidden 26/Sep/08 Lead O/S
joe larner 26/May/08 Lead O/S
with Sam
MeMeMe 11/May/08 Lead O/S
with Duncan
Hidden 11/May/08 2nd O/S
Hidden 29/Jul/07 AltLd
Alex Thompson 26/Apr/07 2nd dog

Managed the hanging corner crux after initial fall. Struggled with top wall... bloody little finger!

with Haydn Martin + Danny Hodgson
Stig 08/Mar/07 Lead O/S
with Cris
goi.ashmore 11/Aug/05 Lead O/S
with Duncan Irving
Rob Davies 02/Jul/05 Lead
adi bryant ??/2004 Lead O/S
with Austyn
adi bryant ??/2004 Solo
Carl Smethurst 12/May/02 Lead O/S

Direct Start (5c)

with Ian Pickles
Martin Bennett 31/Jul/01 -
with SF
Roget 04/Jul/99 Solo O/S
with jon
babymoac 30/Aug/86 Lead
Martin Bennett 06/Sep/84 Solo
Mark Kemball 29/Apr/80 Solo
charlesmfrench 28/Oct/79 2nd

Keith led

Tom V ??/1970 -
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