13m.

Rockfax Description
12m. The pocketed roof above Great Western's traverse yields most easily to a dynamic approach. Finish up a short crack on perfect jams. Short lived but storming. © Rockfax

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ClimberDateStyle
scarmichael 24/Sep -

Repeat on steves gear

with Steve Wooton
Steve Wootton 24/Sep Lead dog
Will Hunt 02/Sep Lead O/S

Placed a ridiculous amount of protection before embarking on the crux. Long reaches between decent flatties.

SteveM 02/Sep 2nd dnf
with Will Hunt
scarmichael 21/Aug Lead

Top quality fun! Got second time on own gear, will be back for a ground up for sure!

with Steve Wooton
Hidden 26/Jun Lead G/U
will9911 13/May Lead dog
Hidden 20/Apr Lead O/S
tim newton 01/Nov/15 Lead β
Rachel Slater 01/Nov/15 2nd dog

Missed the dyno the first time, then managed to sneak through it with alternative beta.

robertmctague 25/Oct/15 Lead rpt

Linked from Western Front.

Hidden 22/Sep/15 Lead rpt
Mike Todd 19/Sep/15 Lead O/S

Easier than I was expecting.. always nice when that happens.

Hidden 17/Sep/15 Lead β
WB 09/Sep/15 Lead O/S

Good steep fun. Only one r-r-reachy move. Get them feet up. The rest is hvs...

GPN 23/Aug/15 Lead O/S

I'd say this just about deserves E4. It's definitely not easier than the E3s! I missed the good bit of the hold on the slap move at the first attempt, but somehow managed to stay on the rock.

redshapedfriday 23/Aug/15 2nd dog
david morse 23/Jul/15 2nd rpt
with 2 finger
PeteH 18/Jul/15 Lead O/S

Easier than the big three E3s. Top quality fun though!

with Rob Boyle
robman 18/Jul/15 2nd O/S
climberchristy 12/Jul/15 Lead G/U

Went clean 2nd try today after messing my hand sequence up on go one. Great route. Gets E3 in Yorks Grit guide but deserves E4.

with Ben Cole
Matt Cooke 04/May/15 Lead rpt
with Sam Taylor
theomoore 04/May/15 Lead G/U

grand

with Roisin
robertmctague 10/Feb/15 Lead O/S

had done great western before

robertmichaeladams 05/Oct/14 Lead

YES!! Been on the list for a while, good to get it done

with Chris Down, Bex
samwillo 30/Sep/14 Lead
with LUUMC
david morse 21/Sep/14 2nd β
with 2 finger
pezzerrr 18/Apr/14 Lead O/S
pie_eater_pete 01/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Nez ??/2014 -
elCapitano 05/Oct/13 2nd dog
markalmack 27/Jun/12 Lead β

easier than all of the big 3 E3's!

akhughes 10/Jun/12 Lead O/S

Not that bold, with bomber gear at knee height for crux. E3. Good climbing though.

Dan Mckinlay 13/Apr/12 Lead β
Hidden 04/Apr/12 Lead O/S
jacobjacob 29/Feb/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Jan/12 Lead dog
Jack00 09/May/11 Lead β

Have done the other routes that form the start and finish before.

with Scott from Reading
Hidden 03/Jun/10 Lead rpt
Tez29 23/May/10 2nd dog

Powerful move, got with one rest. Tough

with Ivan
simon kimber 20/May/10 Lead O/S
with Tom Middleton
Hidden 03/Apr/10 2nd O/S
dan gibson 03/Apr/10 Lead
with michael porter
Toby Dunn 17/May/09 Lead O/S
with JulesV
Tommy G 21/Mar/09 Lead dnf

Oh I'm still a boulderer! I must remember that routes are not my thing. Great climbing though, what little of it I expereinced!

with Andy Reeve, Tom P, Kook, Mina
Seymore Butt ??/2009 -
kingholmesy ??/2009 Lead O/S

Not sure whether this merits E4, but good fun.

Boy ?/Oct/08 -
Ram MkiV 12/Aug/06 Lead

Made it out to lip before floundering in a (grand) delusional state a couple of years back (in a vein attempt to leap-frog the E3 grade IIRC). Really enjoyed the climbing this time - easy enough if a little bold.

with Alex
andi turner 01/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with Gus Hudgins
Gus 01/Jun/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Sep/02 Lead O/S
Chris Reid 25/Apr/02 Lead O/S
with Rob Muirhead
PaulTanton 27/Jul/99 Lead O/S
with Dirty Derek
Hidden 29/Jun/99 Lead O/S
GeoffG 06/May/99 Lead
Jon Read ?/Aug/98 Lead O/S
with Tanya Holdsworth
innes ?/Mar/98 Lead O/S
with Craig
Hidden 23/Sep/97 2nd rpt
John Southworth 02/Nov/96 Lead RP
rob.grafton ??/1995 Lead
with Tim
Hidden ?/Oct/94 Lead O/S
Dave Musgrove Jnr 01/May/94 Lead O/S
with Nick Ashton
Hidden 21/Jun/93 Lead O/S
craig h ??/1990 2nd O/S
with Luke Steer
jhardwick ??/1990 2nd dog

hard and reachy

Paul Clarke ??/1990 Lead
with Not Sure
Dave Musgrove 23/Aug/89 Lead O/S

3 brilliant moves in a superb position.

with Paul Dawson
duncan ??/1988 Lead O/S
Chris Craggs ?/Aug/81 Lead

On sight - with a little dyno.

with John Addy
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