75m, 4 pitches. A true classic, winding its way through some very impressive rock architecture. Start right of a rightward-leaning crack/corner in the centre of the wall.
1.) 20m, climb the wall just right of the crack, until a step left can be made into the crack, which is followed to a ledge. An ascending traverse right leads to a ledge at the foot of a wall.
2.) 17m, the wall above is climbed to a broken ledge and corner on the left. Climb the crack in the corner followed by the right wall to a slab that leads to a corner.
3.) 15m, semi hand traverse 10m right in a sensational position to a corner. Climb the rib on the right to a ledge.
4.) 23m, ascend the small pinnacle on the right, then step left into the crack which is followed to a rock ledge. Easy climbing leads to the top of the ridge.

H.M. Kelly and R.E.W Pritchard Jul/1923

Ticklists: Classic Rock, Classic Rock Climbs of Great Britain by Bill Birkett, 50 Best HS Routes in the UK., Kendal Wall's Best 100 climbs in Britain, CLIMB Mag's Top 100 routes in Britain, My List, Best Multi-pitch Severe and Hard Severe, Lakeland's Best Multi-pitch Routes up to HVS.

Andrew Holden 18/Oct AltLd
SteveJCox 17/Oct AltLd O/S
Glyn Harrison 19/Sep 2nd O/S
westaway 11/Sep AltLd O/S
with imelda and ned
Hidden 11/Sep AltLd
Hidden 31/Aug Lead O/S
Hidden 31/Aug 2nd β
Hidden 31/Aug 2nd
quickdrawmcraw 31/Aug Lead
AdamCB 01/Aug Lead

Start felt bold but ok once up first few moves, intially started a bit too far right and almost backed off. Traversed too far right on the hand traverse pitch, reversed but think was still off route, climbed difficult unprotected wall just left of the rib, should have gone up and belayed further left. Strong wind made it all feel a bit more serious. With Nick Morphet, led all pitches.

Hidden 01/Aug 2nd O/S
Matt Smith 01/Aug Lead O/S

Phwoar! Great route, intimidating but relatively straight forward. Best HS I've done I think.

Samuel Wainwright 25/Jul Lead O/S
with Rafe, Emma Smith
UncleMephisto 25/Jul 2nd O/S

Pure class!

with Emma Smith, Sam Wainwright
Hidden 25/Jul 2nd O/S
Ian Stirrups 24/Jul AltLd

Walked up in T shirts, froze on climb, but a great route at the grade.

with Bill Turner
Hidden 16/Jul 2nd
1poundSOCKS 16/Jul Lead O/S

In 3 pitches. Threaded 2 nuts to place a high first runner off the ledge at the start of pitch 1. The belay at the top of pitch 1 wasn't in the most secure rock ever, wouldn't want to fall off the bold wall at the start of pitch 2 and test it.

Steve Lenartowicz 09/Jul Lead
with Clare
Hidden 29/Jun AltLd O/S
David_Gledson 29/Jun AltLd O/S

With Soren from UKC, awesome route, one of the best. Lead 1 and 3.

Hidden 15/Jun AltLd O/S
colin milton 15/Jun AltLd
Hidden 11/Jun AltLd
ruairidhwad 09/Jun Lead O/S
with Calum Wadsworth
Calum Wadsworth 08/Jun AltLd O/S

Lead the first two pitches as one, then did the last pitch, great route! I managed to get the lead on most of it which was nice

with Ruairidh Wadsworth
Hidden ?/Jun AltLd O/S
G Weatherley ?/Jun 2nd β
with Richard Ive
Fiona Reid 30/May AltLd O/S

Led 2 and 4 including a wee excursion too far right on 2. Clearly not the first as there's a nut and krab that made reversing my stupidity some less harrowing. Brilliant route though. Exposure on pitch 4 is mental.

with Mike
Mike-W-99 30/May AltLd O/S

Exposed for the grade. Felt harder due to cold temps!

with Fiona
AngelaC 26/May AltLd
Hidden 24/May AltLd O/S
sheelba 23/May Lead
with Naomi
Becks87 23/May 2nd O/S
with Adam L
TomGB 23/May Lead O/S

Stunning, absolute cracker. Great weather, great day

Hidden 23/May AltLd O/S
Hidden 23/May AltLd O/S
Hidden 23/May AltLd
Dave Mahon 23/May AltLd

An excellent climb! Got up at 5.15am to really enjoy it on our own. Sun, scenery, peace and quiet. We abbed off the top to save time on the scree descent.

with Justin Sharpe
atom 23/May Lead O/S

Beautiful route, amazing exposure and traverse pitch. A great day

runwildjohn 14/May AltLd

Stu led p1+3, I led p2+4.

How easy ?/May AltLd
Gramps24 09/Apr 2nd
with jamie paluch
Mike Bayley ??/2015 -
Mike Bayley ??/2015 -
Hidden ??/2015 -
gunnarofhlidarend ??/2015 2nd
Gillieshill ??/2015 AltLd O/S
DavidH89 ??/2015 -
DavidH89 ??/2015 -
Gillieshill ??/2015 -
Hidden 29/Nov/14 Lead
Hidden 29/Nov/14 2nd
dakidunn 14/Oct/14 AltLd dnf

Abbed off after 1st pitch, but will return

Simon2005 14/Sep/14 AltLd O/S

What a fantastic route. Gary P1 P2 P5 I did P3 P4 & P6.

with Gary H
mark20 11/Sep/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 03/Sep/14 AltLd O/S
Hidden 03/Sep/14 AltLd O/S
r_o_b_h2 03/Sep/14 Lead O/S
asmith37 03/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Ryan Jones, Bex Leigh
ben_armstrong ?/Sep/14 2nd O/S
with Frazer Scott
Phil Blaylock 27/Aug/14 2nd
with Piers
pimpy 24/Aug/14 AltLd dnf

Couldn't find gear on second pitch. probably off route. ab'd off first belay

with Chris
towdman 15/Aug/14 AltLd O/S
sea_lene 09/Aug/14 AltLd

Led p2,3,4. Rock was WET by time I led final two pitches. Final hand jamming crack then out right onto slippery slab was AIRY.

with Geoff Rinaldi
Hidden 28/Jul/14 AltLd
Hidden 26/Jul/14 AltLd
Hidden 25/Jul/14 2nd
John Pickles 25/Jul/14 Lead rpt
JamieSparkes 24/Jul/14 Lead O/S

Moved together in one pitch. Excellent sustained easy climbing on big holds, with plenty of gear after the first 5m or so.

with Nick Bryan
Mark D 24/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Oli Jeffs
Oli.Jeffs 24/Jul/14 2nd O/S
with Mark Duggan
Paul_scott89 21/Jul/14 AltLd β

Adam 1st and 3rd pitches. I lead 2nd and the 4th pitches. The intermittent belay was used to split the last pitch. Amazing climb can see why it's a classic.

KevB 05/Jul/14 AltLd O/S

Windy. Led 1 & 3.

with Rich Mayfield
C May 23/Jun/14 AltLd
with Tim
Longsufferingropeholder 23/Jun/14 AltLd
with C May
Conan 22/Jun/14 Lead

Felt much easier 2nd time round

with John Jennings
Hidden 21/Jun/14 Lead O/S
scott quinn 20/Jun/14 AltLd O/S

Simply amazing for hs the last pitch boggles the mind

Tom.Priestley 20/Jun/14 AltLd O/S

Lead P1 and P2 run together, good climbing. Last Pitch was the gem tho.

JanBella 18/Jun/14 AltLd O/S
with frazer
Em66 ?/Jun/14 -
with Mat
Adamski1986 31/May/14 AltLd
Hidden 31/May/14 AltLd
stub1990 31/May/14 AltLd
with Adam Gregg
Hidden 27/May/14 AltLd
Hidden 21/May/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 17/May/14 Lead O/S
Calder 17/May/14 AltLd O/S


with jeffb
SPD224 17/May/14 2nd
with Chris Wright, Martin Smith
Hidden 17/May/14 AltLd
ned_85 03/May/14 AltLd
mrplastique 03/May/14 AltLd O/S

Excellent route, lead P2 and P4. P4 was lovely and exposed.

with helixmh
bullwinkle 03/May/14 Lead O/S
with Amanda
erbridger 03/May/14 AltLd
with nedly14
Nick Russell 20/Apr/14 Lead O/S

A truly classic route. High winds and a few spots of rain.

with Emily
helenstuart 19/Apr/14 AltLd O/S
with Mike
Olli-C 18/Apr/14 AltLd O/S
with Chris Waddle
tobydunford 13/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Harry Martin
nj.harris ??/2014 -
Hidden ??/2014 -
Hidden 01/Oct/13 Lead O/S
joe hallam 30/Sep/13 AltLd O/S

i imagine it gets better each time. will confirm

mcglenr25 28/Sep/13 AltLd O/S

Went a bit off route on P3 but good fun! Felt stiff for HS...

Hidden 28/Sep/13 AltLd
thomaspomfrett 04/Sep/13 AltLd O/S

Lead p2&4

with Joe Callaghan
jasonpm 04/Sep/13 AltLd O/S

Superb route, pitch 1 and 3 for me, pitch 3 was the best.

with Chris
sims 26/Aug/13 AltLd O/S

Beautiful sustained climbing at the grade- a memorable day

with Jonno
Bex_M 25/Aug/13 AltLd O/S
with Claire Ellwood
Hidden 25/Aug/13 AltLd
y2keable 25/Aug/13 AltLd O/S
with John
Andy Moles 22/Aug/13 AltLd O/S
with Ferdia
ferdia 22/Aug/13 AltLd O/S
with Andy
Mark Grist 18/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Paula lockett
petekeron 08/Aug/13 Solo β
with Solo
redshapedfriday 07/Aug/13 AltLd
with tom anderson
Sam_Marsland 18/Jul/13 AltLd O/S
with Nicole MacGregor, Matt Reeve
Hidden 14/Jul/13 AltLd
LJC 14/Jul/13 AltLd

Theo P1.

with Little Ben, Theo
theocelano 14/Jul/13 AltLd O/S

lead pitch 1

with little ben, luca
al jackson 14/Jul/13 AltLd
BTphonehome 13/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Kasha
kasha_gregson 13/Jul/13 2nd O/S
with Bram
Hidden 13/Jul/13 AltLd O/S
Hidden 12/Jul/13 AltLd
55pete55 10/Jul/13 2nd
Tanya Savage 09/Jul/13 Lead

absolutely brilliant, probably the best hard severe ever anywhere

Neil Pacey 09/Jul/13 2nd rpt
Pete Rigby 07/Jul/13 AltLd O/S
with Kelli Roberts
Jenny Hall 07/Jul/13 2nd O/S
with Louis
Louis Hume 07/Jul/13 Lead
with Jenny
kelliroberts3 07/Jul/13 AltLd O/S
RUDIN.J.D.H 06/Jul/13 -

Awesome climb worth its 3 stars

with Paul Rudin
dtalbot 06/Jul/13 Lead

Nearly lost a chock stuck in belay at top of second pitch

Mark123 06/Jul/13 2nd O/S

One of the best rock routes I have done in years. Brilliant route.

Hidden 06/Jul/13 AltLd
Le Chevalier Mal Fet 29/Jun/13 AltLd

Awesome route. Lead pitch 1 + 3.

with Richard Bower
braders94 29/Jun/13 AltLd O/S
with Chris Fenton, Rob Cooper
Hidden 18/Jun/13 AltLd O/S
scott gibson 09/Jun/13 AltLd rpt

linked pitches 1 + 2 and 3 + 4 great climbing.

with paul hainsworth
mike_w18 05/Jun/13 2nd
with Will
wil_perry 05/Jun/13 -
with Mike
GPN 02/Jun/13 Solo

Couple of cock ups: forgot food and took wrong turning at sty head pass, nearly ended up on Great End! Brilliant route though, worth the hype.

Metalbear 02/Jun/13 AltLd O/S
with John James McEvoy
Hidden 02/Jun/13 2nd O/S
Graham Booth 01/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Dan Goodey
Hidden 07/May/13 AltLd O/S
benkelsey 05/May/13 AltLd O/S

small waterfall on crux first pitch. ran together first two with a wet run-out to a dodgy belay. should have continued another 5m. cool pitch from Pete, then awesome moves in the wet, swirling cloud around the pinnacle. good day.

Darrell Read 04/May/13 AltLd

Led pitch 1. Ollie led the rest. Slight detour from the correct line at the top. Horrid weather.

pete1993 04/May/13 AltLd O/S

horrifically wet, great route even if bits were not far off a waterfall

with Ben
chris ginge ??/2013 Lead
Hidden ??/2013 -
Hidden ??/2013 -
Andy Chadwick ??/2013 -
Hidden ??/2013 -
andybirtwistle ??/2013 -
Tim Bowen ??/2013 -
Topsy Turvy ??/2013 AltLd O/S
with Gordon Foster
Rob Rocket 27/Oct/12 AltLd O/S

1,2 & 4

with Mike V
stemill 21/Oct/12 AltLd
with Johnny
Conan 09/Sep/12 Lead O/S

Climbed in 2 pitches The start felt like the crux

with Matt
baldy.matt 02/Sep/12 2nd
with Conan Harrod
Hidden 12/Aug/12 2nd
gav 11/Aug/12 AltLd O/S

In 3 pitches as per most recent FRCC Gable & Pillar. I led P1 and P3. Great climb, some loose rock to be wary of in places, sometimes disguised as good handholds.

with Mark
Hidden 21/Jul/12 Lead
peaker16 15/Jul/12 Lead
foostu4 14/Jul/12 AltLd O/S

with rucksaks

Goose4 14/Jul/12 AltLd O/S
Sam Marks 12/Jul/12 AltLd O/S

1,3, A superb outing.

with Matt Capsey
fall-line 14/Jun/12 AltLd O/S
with Vince
Hidden 14/Jun/12 AltLd O/S
Ed Booth 04/Jun/12 AltLd
with Edwin Mitchell
Paul Bowen 04/Jun/12 Lead O/S
edmitchell 04/Jun/12 AltLd O/S
treg 02/Jun/12 AltLd O/S

Fantastic climb all the way. Me P2&4, Rach 1&3.

with Rachel
Richard Alderton 02/Jun/12 AltLd

Excellent climb. Quite airy, especially top pitch. Led P1 & first part of P3 before managing to cock up the rope work, so had to belay in the niche below the final wall.

with CB
Hidden 02/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Jun/12 AltLd rpt
flatnose 25/May/12 AltLd O/S
with Barney Whiteside
nakedave 22/May/12 AltLd O/S
Hidden 19/May/12 AltLd O/S
carl_123 19/May/12 AltLd
Steven Andrews 12/May/12 AltLd O/S
with Zeb, Andrew Marshall
cas smerdon 05/May/12 AltLd dnf
with Mark S
Hidden 05/May/12 AltLd dnf
Alex Munnery 03/May/12 AltLd O/S
Mike Hood 03/May/12 AltLd
with Alex
johniebriggs ?/May/12 AltLd

And dave. With swim at styhead tarn

with Kat M
guisboro andy ?/Apr/12 AltLd
Liam Martin 31/Mar/12 AltLd O/S

led pitches 2 and 4. excellent route one of the best ive done. but a bit tough for HS.

Dervey 28/Mar/12 AltLd O/S
with Beronj
Beronj 28/Mar/12 AltLd O/S

Alternating leads with Dervey. Absolutely gleaming mountain multi-pitch. First pitch is a little sparse, second wanders a little but the third is an amazing traverse followed by a crack climb. Memorable.

Woodiee 25/Mar/12 AltLd O/S

Sam led pitch 1&2 together, I did 3 & 4 - pretty exposed for a HS - definiately a "classic" line.

with sam webb
Hidden 24/Mar/12 AltLd O/S
morsy 18/Mar/12 AltLd
with peter berwick
Pete23 18/Mar/12 AltLd

Has to be up there with the best HS routes in the UK. Great climb!

with Stephen Mors
gazb ?/Mar/12 AltLd
with liam martin
Darron ??/2012 -
A Downing ??/2012 -
Hidden ??/2012 AltLd O/S
Hidden ??/2012 -
alan moore ??/2012 -

A gorgeous October day. Unfortunately spent it stuck behind a couple of noggins who, fortunately, got lost on the last pitch. Needle in the sunset, Ridge in the gloaming and over Gable in the dark. Righteous.

keith leonard ??/2012 Lead
gingermike1 ??/2012 AltLd
JonG ??/2012 -
Narked4fun ??/2012 -
JonG ??/2012 -
Stone Idle ??/2012 -
Stone Idle ??/2012 -
Hidden 13/Nov/11 AltLd O/S
Hidden 13/Nov/11 AltLd O/S
Bruce Houston ?/Nov/11 AltLd O/S
with Fraser Houston
Adi Hooper 29/Sep/11 Lead
with Alex Stothert
Hidden 27/Sep/11 Lead O/S
barney800 27/Aug/11 Lead O/S

Ran first two pitches together (badly). Traverse and subsequent pitch amazing - had the whole crag to ourselves too!

with Katherine Shaw
Petarghh 25/Aug/11 AltLd O/S

Big Boots - 1st and 3rd Pitch

Jack Loftus 25/Aug/11 -

Big Boots - 2nd and 4th Pitch

Hidden 23/Aug/11 Lead
Hidden 05/Aug/11 Lead O/S
adam06 30/Jul/11 Lead
Hidden 27/Jul/11 Lead
Mountain Llama 24/Jul/11 AltLd

Brilliant weather. Lead P3 & 4

with Paul S
Simon Caldwell 24/Jul/11 AltLd rpt

In 2 pitches. I led to the start of the hand traverse, then Carmen led to the top. Harder and better than I remember it from last time!

with Carmen
JYates 23/Jul/11 AltLd O/S

Led pitches 1, 3 and 4. A really nice route with some awsome positions!

with Stephen Kearney
Paul Figg 14/Jul/11 AltLd O/S
with Rachel Antill
pffft 02/Jul/11 Lead O/S

lovely route, only really scary part is leaving first belay. Rest is just lovely climbing all the way! :)

with Charlie Edwards, Jojo Mills
fulton333 02/Jul/11 AltLd
with naomi havercroft
Hidden 02/Jul/11 AltLd O/S
Hidden 02/Jul/11 2nd
Ste Ridd 05/Jun/11 AltLd

Three clasic climbs in one excellent day.

Hidden 05/Jun/11 AltLd O/S
mikecollins 05/Jun/11 AltLd O/S
Hidden 05/Jun/11 2nd
Lee Sheard 04/Jun/11 AltLd O/S

Superb Route. Quite bold for the grade. Felt more MVS?

with John Hubbard
Hidden 04/Jun/11 AltLd O/S
RossT 04/Jun/11 AltLd


with Chris, Andrew Edwards
joscott 02/Jun/11 2nd O/S
chris smith 02/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/May/11 AltLd O/S
Clay C 01/May/11 AltLd O/S
with Ross
tev 30/Apr/11 2nd O/S
with Leon
leonjones 30/Apr/11 Lead
Julian Prieto 30/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Paul Crowsley
Graeme Hammond 30/Apr/11 AltLd O/S

Excellent, felt bold for HS at the start of pitches 1 & 2. (led 1 + 3) Despite a late start we still beat the masses to the start (4or 5 quing pairs) and were down before the last had left the ground. Walked round the corner and the whole of the rest of the Napes was free!!

Hidden 30/Apr/11 AltLd
Hidden 29/Apr/11 Lead
Hidden 29/Apr/11 AltLd
Hidden 29/Apr/11 AltLd
Hidden 29/Apr/11 AltLd
jon59 27/Apr/11 AltLd
Hidden 27/Apr/11 Lead
Graham Westbrook 24/Apr/11 AltLd O/S
disturbed_one51 22/Apr/11 AltLd

led Ptich 1 and 2 as one and then lead the final pitch. Fantastic route with good exposure.

with Martyn Grayson
tom heaney 22/Apr/11 Lead O/S
WB 10/Apr/11 Solo O/S
JakiBell ?/Apr/11 2nd
with Nigel Jenkins
Hidden ??/2011 -
brianrunner ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
birdie num num ??/2011 -
rurp ??/2011 Lead
bullybones ??/2011 -
Mark Salter ??/2011 -
danny33 ??/2011 Lead
j.buckley87 ??/2011 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2011 -
jordan taylor ??/2011 Lead O/S
LardClimber 27/Sep/10 AltLd O/S
with Nic Dynes
JLS 26/Sep/10 AltLd O/S
with Jacqui
99bolivar 26/Sep/10 2nd

Climbed 30 yrs earlier

with George Wostenholm
Will Hunt 25/Sep/10 Lead O/S
with Ruth Snowden
jon clayton 25/Sep/10 Lead
Klingon 25/Sep/10 AltLd

I lead pitch 1 and 4. Steve lead pitch 2. Albert lead pitch 3

with Albert, Steve Kirkup
Hidden 25/Sep/10 AltLd O/S
ColdAndWet 25/Sep/10 AltLd
with Iain Makkison, John Botham
JohnBotham 25/Sep/10 AltLd
Hidden 30/Aug/10 AltLd O/S
Hidden 15/Aug/10 -
Hidden 12/Jul/10 AltLd O/S
davidwright 12/Jul/10 AltLd O/S
with Simon B
jl 30/Jun/10 Lead O/S
pldarch 30/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Isabel
ollismark 30/Jun/10 2nd
Hidden 27/Jun/10 -
Hidden 26/Jun/10 Lead O/S
cem 26/Jun/10 AltLd O/S

Led p 1, 2 & 4

with Pete Atkinson
MaxR 20/Jun/10 2nd O/S
with Toby
Russell Lovett 20/Jun/10 AltLd O/S
with alan taylor
tobyk 19/Jun/10 Lead O/S

brilliant route! every pitch was superb!

Stuart Macfarlane 19/Jun/10 AltLd O/S

I led pitches 1 & 3, Jeanie led pitches 2 & 4. We continued to the top of Great Gable.

with Jeanie
Hidden 18/Jun/10 AltLd O/S
hazeysunshine 18/Jun/10 AltLd O/S
with Dave
Hidden 14/Jun/10 AltLd O/S
dja 14/Jun/10 AltLd O/S
yarbles 12/Jun/10 Lead

Straight forward climbing, nothing special in my opinion. Watch out for loose rock and recommend skipping the first belay point. Morning climb will catch the sun.

Hidden 10/Jun/10 AltLd O/S
Steven Andrews 10/Jun/10 AltLd O/S

led first and 3rd pitches. Not much gear on the first two pitches

clairepoppett 06/Jun/10 AltLd O/S
with Jim Gaffney
Jim Gaffney 05/Jun/10 AltLd O/S
pnorth 03/Jun/10 AltLd

Wow. Scary unprotected start (although the guidebook we read later mentioned a tape runner), getting easier and better protected the higher you go. Stunning top out.

with Tim Ewington
Jen Mason 03/Jun/10 AltLd O/S
with Adrian, Tamara
ayuplass 25/May/10 AltLd O/S

i led hand traverse /3rd pitch

with miles
mark v 21/May/10 2nd O/S

What a route on a beautiful day with the crag to ourselves.

with Mike Norbury
Hidden 03/May/10 2nd
Sophie Nunn 02/May/10 AltLd O/S

Led last pitch

TiffTiff 02/May/10 AltLd O/S

Led p2+3 (run into one)

with Sophie, Heather
heather rogers 02/May/10 AltLd
with Tiff John, Sophie Nunn
melvin 27/Apr/10 AltLd
with Rob Atkinson
Hidden 24/Apr/10 AltLd O/S
tomthecoolperson 24/Apr/10 Lead O/S

pitches 1 and 3

with Andrew
Hidden 24/Apr/10 AltLd O/S
Hidden ??/2010 -
Hidden ??/2010 -
Hidden ??/2010 -
sass ??/2010 -
Hidden ??/2010 2nd
Ken Taylor ??/2010 -
Hidden 12/Oct/09 AltLd
twoplates ?/Oct/09 AltLd dnf
climberuk 26/Sep/09 Lead O/S

Ran first 2 pitches together. Great exposure. Final pitch is intimidating but the moves are not as bad as they look.

with Griff
auld al ?/Sep/09 AltLd O/S
A Mountain Journey 08/Aug/09 -

Working - was a grand day

Hidden ?/Aug/09 AltLd
lithos 25/Jul/09 Lead

in 2 pitches witha 40 rope. Top stuff varied and intersesting climbing. Wonderful hand traverse and final pilar of fun. NB: the flat topped spike metioned in the 2007 Gable+Pillar FRCC guide early on P1 is LOOSE and would not hold a fall. There are wires available.

with julie
Elsier 11/Jul/09 AltLd O/S
with Michael
GeorgeArmstrong 27/Jun/09 AltLd O/S
with Dave Scott
220bpm 27/Jun/09 AltLd O/S
with Dave
tatz45 08/Jun/09 AltLd O/S
Hidden 04/Jun/09 AltLd O/S
Caralynh 04/Jun/09 AltLd O/S
Hidden 30/May/09 AltLd O/S
Simonfarfaraway 29/May/09 AltLd

The best HS I have thus far climbed!

with Paul Gale
thebigfriendlymoose 09/May/09 AltLd O/S

P1 2nd; P2; lead; P3 2nd; P4 lead

with Andy Ebbens
davetigger 02/May/09 AltLd O/S
with Dave Berry
oliverk 02/May/09 AltLd

Pitches 1 and 2

with Neville, Michael
buddha1369 19/Apr/09 AltLd O/S
with Simon B (OB)
jimorothy 15/Apr/09 Lead

Blowing a gale. Started raining while at second belay, fortunately upper two pitches are steady enough. Much enjoyed.

with Rachel Crolla
Orlov 15/Apr/09 Solo β
with some friendly chaps from classic rock
Martin Davies 11/Apr/09 AltLd O/S

Led 3 (hand traverse) and 4. Brilliant route!

tomhull 11/Apr/09 AltLd

lead 1 and 2 together

DavidEvans 11/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Helen Garrett
Mark Kemball 05/Apr/09 AltLd

What a superb route - one of the best I've done at the grade. Comparable with Main Wall, Cyrn Las.

with Nic Dill
John Pickles 21/Mar/09 Lead rpt
with Andrew Morton
Hidden 20/Mar/09 Solo
Hidden ??/2009 -
beaumap ??/2009 Lead
Seymore Butt ??/2009 -
abbeywall 30/Sep/08 AltLd

led 1 and 4

with K, EwanR
Chriswallis2 23/Sep/08 Lead O/S
stimpey 26/Jul/08 AltLd O/S
with Pete, Davina
petegunn 26/Jul/08 AltLd
with Davina & Steve
Hidden 26/Jul/08 AltLd O/S
RichW606 20/Jun/08 AltLd O/S
cheeky 08/Jun/08 AltLd rpt
mark4344 08/Jun/08 AltLd O/S
with Matt Payne
Hidden 07/Jun/08 AltLd O/S
George Bassant 01/Jun/08 AltLd
with Pam Waud/Adie Jones
Steve Perry ?/Jun/08 AltLd
with Derek
net 24/May/08 AltLd

Rob led p1 & 3, I led p2 & 4.

with Rob & Joanne
jonny taylor 17/May/08 AltLd O/S

A really fun route to climb. Should be protected with nothing but slings!

with James
Ben1983 17/May/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/May/08 Lead O/S
Jimmy O 17/May/08 AltLd O/S

Great Climbing, amazing top pitch.

Hidden 17/May/08 2nd O/S
decs 15/May/08 AltLd
with Ian
Hidden 05/May/08 Lead O/S
Paula Hamilton-Gibson 05/May/08 AltLd
with Ron Kenyon
cat22 ?/May/08 2nd O/S
with Mike
Hidden ?/May/08 AltLd O/S
nakedave 20/Apr/08 Lead rpt


mick grim ?/Apr/08 AltLd O/S
chris warner 19/Mar/08 Lead O/S
with dave warner
nakedave 17/Feb/08 AltLd
Hidden 11/Feb/08 AltLd O/S
guy_whitton 11/Feb/08 AltLd O/S
with Craig
AndrewJenkins ??/2008 -
Hannah Moulton ??/2008 Lead
with Rob Middleton, steve jones
Hidden ??/2008 Lead
markfairbank 07/Oct/07 AltLd O/S

Absolutely superb climb, loved it all the way. My first route out of Classic Rock and my best climb to date. Hope they are all this good! Led pitches 1 and 3.

with Helen Tait
Hidden 06/Oct/07 Lead
Lawrie Brand 30/Sep/07 AltLd O/S
Hidden 15/Sep/07 AltLd
Ian Parnell 07/Sep/07 AltLd O/S
with Sandy Ogilvie
beds74 04/Sep/07 AltLd
with Johnny Spiller, neil mackay
Hidden 20/Aug/07 2nd O/S
Hidden 22/Jul/07 AltLd O/S
Phill_ Thompson ?/Jul/07 AltLd
with Lucy Prins
Gybebunny 05/Jun/07 2nd

Good, lots of variation

with Roger and Debbie
Rog Wilko 05/Jun/07 Lead
with Debbie Wilkinson
IanGilbertJones 27/May/07 Lead
BALD EAGLE 26/May/07 AltLd
with Nick Eaton
Hidden 14/May/07 2nd
Kirill 05/May/07 Lead O/S

Finished a bit late and missed the dinner, but it was totally worth it.

with David Allen, Simon Hay
Hidden 15/Apr/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Apr/07 Lead
Hidden 08/Apr/07 AltLd O/S
Trobbo 08/Apr/07 AltLd O/S
with steve crossley
victim of mathematics 06/Apr/07 AltLd O/S
with Dan Denehy
gilldando 31/Mar/07 2nd O/S
with Mike
Hidden ??/2007 -
mikekeswick ?/Nov/06 AltLd
with gill
Hidden ?/Oct/06 AltLd
Hidden 30/Sep/06 AltLd O/S
apeman241 29/Jul/06 2nd O/S
with Nick Harvey
craig h 26/Jul/06 AltLd O/S
with Scot B
DavidR 22/Jul/06 AltLd O/S
with John Marston
Darragh ?/Jul/06 -
with Colm & Pat
ewen ?/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with glyn
NickST ?/Jun/06 AltLd O/S
with Phil Tucker
NickST ?/Jun/06 AltLd
with Phil Tucker
Babika ?/Jun/06 Lead

One of my top 3 routes of all time. Superb!

with Dusan Antosik
Hidden 06/May/06 Lead O/S
Whitt 06/May/06 AltLd O/S
with Tom
AndyG85 16/Apr/06 AltLd O/S

was very nice, pitch 3 is excellent.

with steve n andy
Hidden 10/Apr/06 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Apr/06 2nd
John Kettle ??/2006 Lead O/S
stewart murray ??/2006 -
paul79 ??/2006 -
Hidden ??/2006 -
A Crook 11/Sep/05 AltLd O/S

Again a great wall climb, the hand traverse was fun and easy, feeling the exposure but not the difficulty

Hidden 23/Aug/05 AltLd O/S
Hidden ?/Aug/05 AltLd
Peter Metcalfe ?/Aug/05 AltLd
with Craig
Hidden 22/Jul/05 Lead
krikoman 25/Jun/05 2nd O/S

What a walk in! What a climb! Kev lead all pitches.

Hidden 12/Jun/05 Lead O/S
Jeremy Wilton ?/Jun/05 2nd O/S

Wonderful outdoor, big scenery

with Kev Gibbs, Mark Readman
Dave Searle 30/May/05 2nd
smollett ?/May/05 AltLd O/S

hail storm as we set off on 1st pitch. Interesting

stukent ?/Apr/05 AltLd O/S
with James Sugdon
smollett ?/Mar/05 AltLd O/S
with Stu Kent, tim wallis
Wayne S ??/2005 -
Hidden 28/Aug/04 Lead
Dave Latimer 07/Jun/04 AltLd O/S
Phil West 01/May/04 AltLd rpt

I led pitches 1, 2 & 4, having led 1 & 3 on a previous occasion.

with Shaun Walby
shaun walby 01/May/04 AltLd O/S
with Phil West
speedymccreedy 14/Jun/03 2nd O/S

MRT: Marr.

with RAF MRS
MaNimal 07/Jun/03 -
with Clare Cook
Hidden ?/Jun/03 AltLd O/S
Hidden ?/May/03 -
Mark Collins 18/Apr/03 AltLd O/S
with Jane Riley
Hidden ??/2003 -
Andysomething 29/Sep/02 AltLd O/S

Big Day in the North Pete 2nd and 4th pitches Went wrong on walk in (Grains Gill), hungover! Arrrived late at crag, met Colin and Katie (walking) late back (car at 7.30pm).

with Peter McGarry
Bruce Kerr 14/Sep/02 Lead
with Jenny Kerr
thegoatstroker ?/Aug/02 Lead
with Fiona McCarthy
phardman 13/Jul/02 Lead O/S
Fatherof2 ?/Jul/02 AltLd
with Johnny
malc 22/Sep/01 AltLd O/S
with CL
Hidden 22/Aug/01 Lead dnf
Celia Watson 22/Aug/01 2nd
Hidden ?/Aug/01 2nd O/S
Shaw Brown ?/Aug/01 AltLd

First day after Foot and Mouth restrictions lifted.

with simon blythe
Hidden ?/Jun/01 -
rlrs ??/2001 Lead
Urgles ?/Aug/00 Lead
with Mad Nige
Lepista ?/May/00 AltLd

With Ben Rogers, completed the climb at about 2:00 in the morning, had to descend with ropes and a torch in darkness! Hairy...

Hidden 09/Apr/00 Lead O/S
kickaha4 09/Apr/00 2nd
Steve Lenartowicz ??/2000 -
with Steve G
bullybones ??/2000 -
Antoine1 ??/2000 2nd
jonnie3430 24/Sep/99 2nd O/S
Simon Caldwell ?/Jul/99 AltLd O/S
with Mike
Hidden 05/May/99 Solo O/S
Stone Muppet ??/1999 -
haydng ??/1999 -
Bug ??/1998 -
ColdAndWet ??/1998 Lead
Just Another Dave ??/1998 Lead O/S

Best HS ever.

with Laura
Hidden ?/Aug/97 AltLd O/S
steve prior ?/Aug/97 Lead
with Nick M
Neil Conway 07/Sep/96 AltLd O/S
with Steve Hardy
Hidden 17/Aug/96 Lead
Marti999 ?/Jun/96 Lead
Phil West 25/May/96 AltLd O/S

I led pitches 1 & 3.

with David Atherton
Hidden 04/May/96 Lead
Hidden 04/May/96 2nd
kevp ?/Aug/95 Lead O/S

Dropped most of the rack!

with Mike Vogler
Hidden 24/Jun/95 Solo
ed woods ??/1995 2nd
with Rob, Claire & Winnick
Hidden ??/1995 -
Hidden ??/1995 Lead
Rich ??/1995 -
Hidden ??/1994 AltLd
Hidden 14/Jun/93 AltLd
Hidden ?/Jun/92 AltLd
Raggar ?/Jun/92 AltLd
with Chris B
Mick King 17/May/92 Lead
with Steve Brodie
Ghastly Rubberfeet ??/1992 Lead
daprince ?/Jun/91 AltLd
Nigel Bond 21/Jul/90 Lead
with Roger Skews
rogerskews 21/Jul/90 AltLd O/S
BigHairyIan 18/Mar/90 AltLd O/S
with Big Richard
Hidden 05/Jul/89 Lead
Rog Wilko ?/Jun/89 Lead

One of the Lake District's greatest sub-VS routes! Don't be deceived by the FRCC guide! First and last pitches, at least, both deserve technical grade of 4b. Not recommended for your first HS lead!

with Debbie Wilkinson
babymoac 04/May/89 Lead
with Howard
Andy Say 13/Nov/88 Solo
MoWalker3 01/Jul/87 AltLd
Tony Buckley ?/Jul/87 AltLd
with Robert Clark
Gordon Stainforth 28/Jun/86 2nd

One of the best Severes in Britain

with David BA Jones
Guy ??/1985 -
dtalbot 09/Jun/84 AltLd O/S
with Margret
charlesmfrench 06/May/84 Solo O/S
with Chris the body.
Richard Weller 21/Apr/84 Lead
with Paul Mavin
EddieA ?/Apr/84 AltLd O/S

lovely route - did it again in spring 1995

with Jim F
Hidden ??/1984 Lead
sadams 09/Jul/83 AltLd
with Steve Gordon-Head
ill_bill ?/Aug/82 AltLd
with Martin Bown
Hidden 03/Jul/82 AltLd O/S
Steve Crowe 03/Jul/82 AltLd O/S
with Jamie
Hidden 15/May/82 Solo
biggianthead ?/May/82 -
with M
Nigel Coe 17/Apr/81 AltLd
with Steve Portnoi
Nic Robinson 03/May/80 Solo O/S
MikeDowsett 12/Apr/80 AltLd
with Andy Lynch
Tom V ??/1980 -
beaumap ?/Oct/78 AltLd
with Will Armitage
tapley 21/Jul/78 Lead
with Alison Tapley
uphillnow ?/May/78 AltLd

Done from Wasdale, went on to do Engineerrs Slab and other routes plus E2 on Pillar

with Al Bennett
RichardMc 10/Jul/76 AltLd O/S
with Brian Cooper, Ken Salter
Hidden ?/Apr/76 AltLd
Hidden ?/Jun/75 2nd
Hidden ?/May/74 2nd O/S
Chris Craggs ??/1974 -

Peter Ackroyd (probably)

Hidden ??/1973 Lead
Dave Musgrove 04/Jul/67 AltLd
with Jim Worthington
Hidden ??/1958 Solo
rem12112122 ??/0000 2nd
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