Rockfax Description
Climb the blunt arete using anything. It is slightly harder if you use the lip-pinch instead of the undercut. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
V4 from low slot and edge, V2 from standing. Various elimimates exist

Ticklists: Peak Bouldering - bold-star Eastern-Grit sub 7s.

adam carless 17/May Sent x

Took a couple of goes to get the wide pinch on the rib sorted. Nice problem, shame it doesn't really finish neatly.

tebs 03/May Sent rpt
with Drew M, Steve
thejunglist 18/Apr Sent x
with Rob
TGreen 17/Apr Sent x
owenhancock22 10/Apr Sent x
marcduhig 10/Apr Sent x
marcduhig 03/Apr Sent dnf
hipyhop 19/Mar Sent x

Second go today

The old James turnbull 16/Mar -
Hidden 12/Mar Sent rpt
hipyhop 11/Mar Sent dnf

Did the stand-start (6a+?), then two failed attempts to reach the final hold on the full problem

with Cherelle
Hidden 11/Mar Sent rpt
BAdhoc 28/Feb Sent dnf
cornishben 28/Feb Sent x
bpclarke 28/Feb Sent dnf

Did all the moves, too tired to put it together

Hidden 25/Feb Sent x
Hidden 19/Feb Sent x
Andrew Jennings 16/Feb Sent rpt
Hidden 14/Feb Sent rpt
Hidden 14/Feb Sent x
joshdee 14/Feb Sent x
Sam E Doyle 14/Feb Sent β
Alex Norman 30/Jan Sent β

cant remember if I have tried it before years ago, first go today

with Lorna, Sam, dbottomley
James Oakes 28/Jan Sent
Andy Moles 20/Jan Sent O/S
with James Oswald
Gaz of Bath 16/Jan Sent
Hidden 16/Jan Sent rpt
SDM 10/Jan Sent
Hidden 10/Jan Sent
Hidden ??/2016 -
tebs 31/Dec/15 Sent dnf
afrosam 23/Dec/15 Sent x
Hidden 20/Dec/15 Sent rpt
ashtond6 07/Dec/15 Sent
Angus Taylor 04/Dec/15 Sent β
fp219 22/Oct/15 -
danjimwill 22/Oct/15 -
RKirke 11/Oct/15 Sent x
with Freshers
Matt Groom 03/Oct/15 -
radioshed 02/Oct/15 Sent x
Hidden 25/Sep/15 Sent x
Hidden 20/Sep/15 Sent β
RichyBOYY 20/Sep/15 Sent x


stevedude888 20/Sep/15 Sent O/S
with Ant
Marcus B 12/Sep/15 Sent
SSRyanSS 30/Aug/15 -
Bernie L 08/Jul/15 Sent x
danJBA 29/Jun/15 Sent x
Luke Dawson 23/May/15 Sent x
MichaelGallimore 04/May/15 Sent x

No undercut. Took forever to get this!

with Ben Philips
ben.phillips 04/May/15 Sent
Edd Aspbury ?/May/15 -
arrang 26/Apr/15 Sent x
with Ben, Paul
bpclarke 20/Apr/15 Sent rpt
shaunhumphreys 20/Apr/15 Sent rpt

retro flash!

The old James turnbull 11/Apr/15 Sent
Mutl3y 04/Apr/15 -

Retro flash. Smashed it.

with Huw
TonyB 22/Mar/15 Sent x
with Anni
Hidden 21/Mar/15 Sent dnf
heywoodj 16/Mar/15 Sent
jess bt 14/Mar/15 -
Hidden 07/Mar/15 Sent dnf
tebs 21/Feb/15 Sent x

Nipped out between snow showers to grab victory from the jaws of a nemesis. 5 years and about a billion goes after trying this first I finally managed this properly the V4 way. Disproportionately chuffed for the grade!

Wizzy 17/Feb/15 Sent x

Tricky for the grade

Hidden 24/Jan/15 -
Duncan Campbell 18/Jan/15 Sent β

Really nice movement didn't think I'd catch the lash fo the finishing hold

with Lady penelope, Stadders, Robbie
Hidden 17/Jan/15 Sent x
Robin Nichols 08/Jan/15 Sent O/S
with Jemma
marconi 26/Dec/14 Sent x
with Chris
kermit_uk 26/Dec/14 Sent rpt
with Neil
Si dH 20/Dec/14 Sent x
crimpthengaston 16/Dec/14 Sent
with haydn the dredlocked machine, Taylor Elliot, Skinny White Kid Steve, James
Hidden 09/Nov/14 Sent x
Mattlamb90 09/Nov/14 Sent β
with Owen Davies, Ryan, Luke
Hidden 09/Nov/14 Sent
partz 09/Nov/14 Sent β
with Greg Jones, Joe McCarty
patsaunders ?/Nov/14 Sent
Matthew Ferrier 26/Oct/14 Sent x
shaunhumphreys 26/Oct/14 Sent x
with Jake Young, Matt Ferrier, Tom A, Nick
JamieSparkes 19/Oct/14 Sent dnf

too tired for the last move, but at least i remember the sequence now

with Clement Hutin, Liyen Nhuyen
Hidden 19/Oct/14 Sent x
Hidden 15/Oct/14 Sent
Hidden 11/Oct/14 Sent dnf
Hidden ?/Oct/14 Sent
Hidden 28/Sep/14 Sent
bpclarke 28/Sep/14 Sent x
chrismadar 20/Sep/14 Sent x
Nick1812P 14/Sep/14 Solo rpt
with Pete
KennyGeoghegan 28/Aug/14 Sent
fp219 27/Aug/14 Sent

retro flash

Jonny Slarke 21/Aug/14 Sent
rpinto 20/Aug/14 Sent dnf
Hidden 16/Aug/14 Solo rpt
Hidden 01/Jun/14 Sent x
Hidden 26/May/14 Sent x
PeteWilson 17/May/14 Sent
with Andi T, Dave
BillyRidal 27/Apr/14 Sent x
Hidden 23/Apr/14 -
David Stevens 20/Apr/14 Sent
radioshed 20/Apr/14 Sent x


with dave s
EdGS 15/Apr/14 Sent x

Felt soft V5, but it was very greasy and my beta was probably not the best.

Cake 29/Mar/14 Sent x

2nd go today. Not spent much time on it before

with Jeff
Hidden 24/Mar/14 Sent x
Hidden 11/Mar/14 Sent x
geddicakes 01/Mar/14 Sent
with Jim Brownlow
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 22/Feb/14 Sent rpt
Hidden 22/Feb/14 Sent x
PeterDawson 19/Feb/14 Sent x
Sidekick 02/Feb/14 Sent
tim newton 02/Feb/14 Sent x
Jimbo C 20/Jan/14 Sent

Repeat. Blowing away the new year cob-webs, surprisingly I can still do this.

Jack.H.92 12/Jan/14 Sent
with Conor
Hidden 11/Jan/14 Sent
gowdy ?/Jan/14 Sent
dturton ??/2014 -
Joe Lawson ??/2014 Sent O/S
Gianthit ??/2014 -
Gambit 29/Dec/13 Sent x

The bottom can be solved with good beta, the top needs a good grunt!

with Guiom
Simon_Letman 29/Dec/13 Sent x
CosmicHobo 29/Dec/13 Sent x
Hidden 29/Dec/13 Sent
tebs 01/Dec/13 Sent x

Finally! Did it the easy way too! A tricky one for me!

helehan 24/Nov/13 Sent dnf
with BUMS
sgl0jd 12/Nov/13 -
KDhruev 09/Nov/13 Sent O/S
with Katie
JakeWShaw 30/Oct/13 Sent x

2nd go felt easy today so pretty pleased as tried a few times in past.

with Jonny, Nick
Nick1812P 30/Oct/13 Sent rpt
stalbot93 20/Oct/13 Sent x
Eddie Shelbourne 08/Sep/13 Sent
Huw Cropper 07/Sep/13 -
with Gareth Pritchard
Hidden 01/Jun/13 Sent x
Jimbo C 07/May/13 Sent

Got the full problem with the low start this time. Not really 6b? maybe V3

benkelsey 24/Apr/13 Sent x

3rd go today. had to re-remember sequence. almost first go but just missed the jug. cool moves.

dave_middleton 20/Apr/13 Sent dnf
with Steve D
Hidden ?/Apr/13 Sent
joe1joe1joe2 18/Mar/13 Sent x

I either got this 2nd attempt or onsighted it, I can't remember.

Jimbo C 17/Mar/13 Sent

Standing start - about V2 I think

with Chris, Pete
JakeWShaw 05/Mar/13 Sent dnf
benkelsey 05/Mar/13 Sent dnf

so close on 4th attempt with nick's beta. will get it next time.

quiffhanger 02/Mar/13 Sent rpt
pie_eater_pete 20/Feb/13 Solo rpt
Hidden 17/Feb/13 Sent rpt
Mutl3y 17/Feb/13 Sent

Hilarious show of cowardice

with Huw, TonyM
Alison2 02/Feb/13 Sent rpt
with Matt Harle, matthew154
al123 02/Feb/13 Sent

7B version

Hidden 13/Jan/13 Sent dnf
Hidden 13/Jan/13 Sent x
Hidden 12/Jan/13 Sent rpt
AshWH 07/Jan/13 Sent x

tried this years ago on my first visit to the peaks but had no idea what it was called, good to find it again.

masonwoods101 04/Jan/13 -
al123 04/Jan/13 Sent
with Henry
Mike W 08/Dec/12 Sent O/S
chrism225 28/Nov/12 Sent x
with jem, mark
Hidden 10/Nov/12 Sent x
Hidden 03/Nov/12 Sent rpt
AndyJBooth 03/Nov/12 Sent x
Hidden 19/Oct/12 Sent rpt
al123 09/Oct/12 -

got rained off other things in the valley by lunch

Andrew Jennings 04/Oct/12 Sent
with George Taylor
Hidden 03/Oct/12 Sent rpt
al123 02/Oct/12 Sent
al123 18/Sep/12 Sent
bconibear ?/Aug/12 -
leon 16/May/12 Sent x

Second go.

Haydn Jones 15/May/12 Sent x
with ben vieyra
Hidden 13/May/12 Sent x
Hidden 12/May/12 Sent
swhitley 05/May/12 Sent x
al123 21/Apr/12 Sent
deacondeacon 20/Apr/12 Sent
tommo1664 10/Apr/12 Sent
with Gregor Crawford
petellis 03/Mar/12 Sent dnf
with Broomy, The short fuse, Sloth, Cleric James Koran, Alpha Blue
GrantB 03/Mar/12 Sent
with Team York (RELOAD)
jkarran 03/Mar/12 Sent
with Brew club
Ian Broome 03/Mar/12 -
with BC rotters
JamieSparkes 29/Feb/12 Sent x

8-10 goes

with Nick
Nick1812P 29/Feb/12 Sent
with Jamie
Hidden 19/Feb/12 Sent x
markalmack 19/Feb/12 Sent x

2nd go

cliffrad 14/Feb/12 Sent

Felt really hard! Good problem!

with eazy
quiffhanger 12/Feb/12 Sent x

Wet and hard feeling.

with Jenni, Jake
Hidden 12/Feb/12 Sent dnf
jacobjlloyd 12/Feb/12 Sent
with Ross
MartinWilliams87 11/Feb/12 Sent x
pie_eater_pete 07/Feb/12 Solo O/S
with bwestwood
Hidden 30/Jan/12 Sent
fennerz 15/Jan/12 Sent x
Ed Booth 15/Jan/12 Sent rpt
with Fennerz
tomthecoolperson ??/2012 Sent
with Ben 250
akhughes ??/2012 Sent
Hidden ??/2012 -
switch 27/Dec/11 Sent rpt
with Hannah B, Tom M
Hidden 19/Nov/11 Sent x
andy jennings 19/Nov/11 Sent O/S
al123 12/Nov/11 Sent
Tophe ?/Nov/11 Sent
J.Wells 30/Oct/11 Sent O/S
nathanlee 23/Oct/11 Sent x

6b+. brilliant

gcarmichael 23/Oct/11 -

Decent climb - good to see the grit crushing has begun.

Hidden 20/Oct/11 Sent x
Hidden 20/Oct/11 Sent x
Dirk Uhlig 04/Oct/11 Sent β
Hidden 26/Sep/11 Sent O/S
DaveFidler 15/Aug/11 Sent rpt
with Gavin
al123 14/Aug/11 Solo
Hidden 13/Aug/11 Sent rpt
Harry Thorpe 06/Aug/11 Sent x

Nice problem

with Andy
Mike_Hayes 04/May/11 Solo O/S
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 04/May/11 Sent rpt
Duck Egg 10/Apr/11 Sent x
DaveFidler 26/Mar/11 Sent x

Quite hard for the grade

rockjedi 20/Mar/11 Sent
loonyclimber 19/Mar/11 Sent β

RetroFlash - repeat from '06. felt a million times easier this time.

with Lee
Ian Broome 19/Mar/11 Sent rpt
eazyclimbing 13/Mar/11 Sent
al123 13/Mar/11 Solo O/S
Ed Booth 11/Mar/11 Sent x

silly swing first go, did second go and repeated a few times. Cool moves.

Gustav 04/Mar/11 Sent x
with Matt G
jowgli 28/Feb/11 Sent x
Hidden 17/Feb/11 Sent dnf
Hidden 10/Feb/11 Sent dnf
Hidden 08/Feb/11 Sent β
Hidden ?/Feb/11 Sent x
al123 30/Jan/11 Sent

did it first time. a repeat though. almost got the slopers eliminate version v6

kermit_uk 23/Jan/11 Sent x

Did the standing start flashed, had to work the start from the back out.

Alex Thompson 22/Jan/11 Sent dnf

Not a chance.

saalty 03/Jan/11 Sent x
with Emma, eddy
gregcourtney 03/Jan/11 Sent x
JimPope ??/2011 Sent x
infected mushroom ??/2011 -
soph ??/2011 Sent
Hidden 18/Dec/10 Solo β
al123 28/Nov/10 Sent x

pretty fun.

Ollie B 24/Nov/10 Sent x
with M.Bamford
bigdrew 19/Nov/10 Sent x
with Various
mark20 16/Nov/10 Sent x


JonBray 13/Nov/10 Sent x
Gustav 13/Nov/10 Sent x
joese7en 10/Nov/10 Sent x
Hidden 10/Nov/10 Sent
Hidden 06/Oct/10 Sent
angus ?/Oct/10 Sent x
dominic lee 19/Sep/10 Sent
jkarran 17/Sep/10 Sent

Nice, had to use a totally different sequence to Aly, more flexibility needed

with Aly
Hidden 17/Sep/10 Sent
PeteH 07/Sep/10 Sent x
Hidden 08/Aug/10 Sent x
Hidden 08/Aug/10 Sent x
AsleepOnBelay 02/Aug/10 Sent

Great problem, nice and technical. But I would say that, it's probably the first V4 I've done.

Stuart S 13/Jun/10 Sent
with John Cooke, Ali Ingleby, Amanda Lyons
geddicakes 19/May/10 Sent x

2nd go

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe 18/May/10 Sent
tommytwotone 16/May/10 Sent
Lex Wilkinson 20/Apr/10 -

Using slopers and avoiding undercut and jug..

Mr Sparkle 15/Apr/10 -
grey wolf 21/Mar/10 Sent
Souljah 14/Feb/10 Sent

Nice lil prob, sloper variant also

with Nick and Kasha
Chris_barr 14/Feb/10 Sent x

About time...

with Marie, Simon
philipjames 10/Feb/10 Sent
simon cox 31/Jan/10 Sent
dashitboarder ??/2010 Sent dnf
Hidden ??/2010 Sent
RossG ??/2010 -
stephenhartley ??/2010 Sent
fp219 ??/2010 -
James_D 13/Dec/09 Sent rpt
with Liam
Hidden 10/Dec/09 Sent x
Andrew Barker 08/Dec/09 Sent rpt

7a eliminate with slopers. Took several goes and still felt hard.

with Charlie, Jordanna, Phil Applegate
bfreeman 07/Nov/09 Sent x
andyebbens 27/Oct/09 Sent
Hidden 10/Oct/09 Sent rpt
Milne 04/Oct/09 Sent x

5 or 6 attempts.

with tom & mark.
Milnes 14/Sep/09 Sent x
with Stacey
smallerrich 09/Sep/09 Sent x

Mmmm... Warm n sweaty

with Steve
James_D 30/Aug/09 Sent rpt
with Jim
Hidden 02/Aug/09 Sent x
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 11/Jul/09 Solo rpt
Jeronimo 21/Jun/09 Sent O/S

pleased to flash this. Nice cut loose, didn't think I was gonna hold it.

with sam8oy
Hidden 01/Apr/09 Sent x
hervenuttall ?/Apr/09 Sent x
with Callum
jibberingwreck 14/Mar/09 Sent x

Went from the slots to the undercut, then launched to the top of the nose.

with Jon and Marcus
mustgetstronger 14/Mar/09 Sent
thomasadixon 07/Mar/09 Sent x
James_D 07/Mar/09 Sent x
with Will
Hidden 18/Jan/09 Sent x
Andy Barratt 04/Jan/09 Sent x
andyunder ??/2009 -
kingholmesy ??/2009 Sent x

Eliminate via slopers. 7a?

CBA ??/2009 -
galpinos 30/Dec/08 Sent rpt
with Mark
Dan 85 17/Dec/08 Sent x
with Tats, Mark, Jake
Hidden 11/Dec/08 Sent dnf
Graeme Hammond 09/Dec/08 Sent x

also done 15/Mar/09, 10/May/09, 28/Feb/10, 03/Mar/11

tommytwotone 07/Dec/08 Sent rpt
Gustav 06/Dec/08 Sent x
with Matt G
Si dH 01/Nov/08 Sent x
john lynch 31/Oct/08 Sent
Stig 21/Oct/08 Sent rpt
with cast of thousands
Pura Vida 18/Oct/08 Sent
viking ?/Oct/08 Sent x
with gareth
SteveM 26/Sep/08 Sent dnf
with Kat & Graham
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe 11/Sep/08 Sent

Decent windy and cool conditions.

with Rachel Hassall
Stig 17/Aug/08 Sent x

Astounded to get this after a few disconsolate tries last summer when I couldn't even do the stand-up. Went for the fabled 'one last try' of the first move, couldn't believe I'd latched it, and topped out seconds later. All on my tod.

sparkass 19/Jul/08 Sent x
Ian Broome 19/Jun/08 Solo rpt
Hidden 02/Jun/08 Sent x
mattyork2 14/Apr/08 Sent x
with Steve Aherne
Alex Mason 06/Mar/08 Sent x

Many, many attempts in the past first go today, last tried more than a year ago and i remembered the full sequence, funnily i couldnt picture it but my body naturally climbed it and reminded me.

TomHaigh ?/Mar/08 Sent x
Somerset swede basher 17/Feb/08 Sent O/S

From the low slot and edge.

with John Sargeant
tommytwotone 07/Feb/08 Sent rpt
Tim W 02/Feb/08 Sent x
Hidden ??/2008 -
Hidden ??/2008 -
kingholmesy ??/2008 Sent x
hebson ??/2008 -
highrepute ??/2008 Sent
Richard Hession 23/Dec/07 Sent x

2nd go from V4/6b start

alaan 25/Nov/07 Sent O/S
Hidden 11/Nov/07 Sent x
tom.e 09/Nov/07 Sent x
with Pete
Mark Riley 02/Nov/07 Sent O/S
with Alec
bourney ?/Nov/07 Sent
nai 25/Aug/07 Sent rpt
with Rob & Rik
Hidden 24/Aug/07 Sent x
Ian Broome 24/Jul/07 Solo rpt
Hidden 14/Jul/07 Sent x
nai 05/May/07 Sent rpt
dmoir 03/Apr/07 Sent
dannyboy83 ?/Apr/07 Sent O/S
jimjimmyjimjim 13/Mar/07 Sent x

A nice problem, very enjoyable.

galpinos 10/Mar/07 Sent x
Oceanic ?/Mar/07 -
Hidden 17/Feb/07 Sent
Nicos 14/Feb/07 Sent
Mark A Humphries 30/Jan/07 Sent
Ben1983 14/Jan/07 Sent x
Andrew Barker ??/2007 Sent x

Also did the eliminate sloper version without the big hold on the lip - given Font 7a but felt harder.

dan gibson ??/2007 Sent
A Longleat Boulderer 09/Nov/06 Sent

Almost did the 7b+ variation. Annoyed I didn't.

with Oli
bigphil 21/Oct/06 Sent rpt
Souljah 08/Oct/06 Sent
danm ?/Oct/06 Sent
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 16/Sep/06 Sent rpt
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 28/Aug/06 Sent O/S
loonyclimber ?/Jun/06 Solo

love'd it!

with Alex
Boy ??/2006 -
oldmanrivers ??/2006 Solo
Hidden ??/2006 -
Hidden ??/2006 Lead
Hidden ??/2006 -
Pete Graham ??/2006 Solo
Toby ??/2006 -
Ram MkiV 27/Dec/05 Sent
Hidden 04/Dec/05 -
Hidden ?/May/05 Sent
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe ??/2005 -
Hidden 19/Aug/04 Sent x
Hidden ??/2004 -
+4apeindex ??/2002 -
Monk ??/2001 Sent O/S
Cassidy ??/2001 Sent
Paul Boardman ??/2000 Sent x
tlr ??/2000 Sent
tuftynick ??/2000 Solo
ste_d 12/Feb/98 Sent
mikedelderfield 12/Feb/98 Sent O/S
Mike Owen ?/Oct/97 Sent
with Ewan McCallum, Pete Chadwick, Elaine Owen
Hidden ??/1997 Sent
marconi ??/1996 -
Daniel Wrightson ??/1995 Sent
whispering nic 08/Mar/92 Sent
Roget ??/1992 Sent
Hidden ?/Sep/90 -
Hidden ??/1990 Solo
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Style of ascent
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