Rockfax Description
A good route that rises to a climax in its upper corner. Start at a wide chimney at the right-hand end of the ledge.
Climb the chimney and then move out onto its left wall. Work up leftwards to join the right-trending crack-line. Climb the crack-line to its end below a steep groove. Make some hard moves to enter and move up the groove. Easier ground above leads to the top. © Rockfax

Ticklists: West Country Climbs, Ultimate E3 ticklist.

Ed Babs 01/Aug 2nd O/S
with AlexD
AlexD 01/Aug Lead O/S

Didn't have the patience to wait for it to stop raining... Didn't matter at all, the friction is so good!

with Ed
benkelsey 08/Jul Lead O/S

Cool moves above good gear with a slightly longer than expected run out to the top.

with Shaun Humphreys
Dilwat 06/Jun 2nd dog

Slid off on the final (yes final) move! Oh well... Great lead by Nick on a technical route with some sustained moves through the top groove.

nickdonohue 06/Jun Lead

A good climb; sustained though not strenuous at the crux (but relying on technical bridging). Well protected. :)

Ian Jones 11/Apr 2nd rpt

Felt very much harder this time. Definitely E3 despite what the new definitive says.

with Robert Durran (aka 'Big Bob')
quiffhanger 10/Aug/14 2nd β
theotherpetehill 10/Aug/14 Lead O/S

Finally got up something that wasn't wet or sketchy or terrifying!

with Ross McKerchar
alice fuller 27/Jul/14 2nd rpt
Misha 06/Jul/14 Lead O/S

A nice route to finish the weekend on. Fun chimney section with optional back and footing followed by a great VS/HVS section up the C shaped flake before the 5c moves kick in. Pretty easy for the grade (a good grade easier than Raven Wall), I'd say hard E2 if you don't mind being a bit above gear (which is good). Good crux section which carries on longer than you expect but is pretty steady with lots of bridging.

with Sue
Hidden 06/Jul/14 2nd rpt
gg4419 05/Jul/14 Lead dog

Fell on the crux numerous times due to the pump.

nickstephens 05/Jul/14 2nd dog
Fred_Richard 14/Jun/14 2nd dog
with bill turner
Hidden 13/Apr/14 2nd β
Hidden 18/Mar/14 2nd
hornbywill ??/2014 Lead O/S
Luxulyan 12/Oct/13 2nd
with Tim
tim.fairhall 12/Oct/13 Lead O/S
with Richard
Bristoldave 01/Sep/13 2nd β
with justin
Justin T 01/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with Dave
Hidden 31/Aug/13 Lead O/S
jakenichol 01/Jun/13 Lead β

Very good gear, hard crux section but hands off rest just after

drysori 17/May/13 Lead O/S
with Davor
Dave Turnbull, BMC 13/May/13 2nd
tuftynick 04/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with Aide Jebb
alice fuller 02/May/12 2nd dog

Pete was awesome! (he wrote this :-))

Hidden 20/Feb/12 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2012 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Nov/11 TR RP
gowla 13/Sep/11 Lead dog
with tom maunder
adam cooper*super* 04/Aug/11 2nd O/S
Jack_F 04/Aug/11 Lead O/S
pezzerrr 10/Jul/11 Lead RP

Rested on it back in '03

JulesV 25/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Graham Atkins 25/Jun/11 2nd
colesy 18/Jun/11 Lead O/S
quiffhanger 09/Jun/11 Lead O/S
billb ?/May/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Apr/11 2nd
Ian Jones 29/Apr/11 Lead O/S

*** Superb finger jugs and sustained upper section. Very hot but still a grade easier than Xanadu!

with Major Martin Stephens, Major Daniel Moore
dan gibson 29/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with helen gibson
Dave Turnbull, BMC 15/May/10 2nd
with Nimrod (Israel)
Different Steve 10/May/10 2nd O/S
with Mick Walsh
JerryD ??/2010 Lead
davefount 11/Jun/09 2nd dog
with Glyn
Glyn 11/Jun/09 Lead O/S

Bit damp but awesome route. E2 in CC guide

eddy-on-the-rocks 12/Oct/08 Lead O/S
with Sinbad
Toby Dunn 08/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with Ruth
feilx 28/Aug/06 Lead O/S
with Iain Hammond
wojt ??/2006 Lead
lukea ?/Jul/05 AltLd O/S
with Al
William Robertson ??/2005 Lead O/S
with Mark Calver
shazbat ?/Apr/04 2nd dog
with Mike
peterbeaumont ?/Jul/02 2nd
jfletcher 14/Jan/01 Lead
Marti999 ??/2000 Lead
goi.ashmore 31/Jul/99 Lead O/S
with Roy Thomas
PaulTanton 10/Aug/98 Lead O/S
Mark Kemball ?/Aug/98 Lead
with Bill McKee
Hidden 25/May/95 Lead O/S
keefe 25/May/91 -
Glenn Sutcliffe 25/May/91 -
with keefe
Hidden 31/Mar/90 Lead dog
Hidden 09/May/87 Lead O/S
sadams 29/Jul/86 2nd
with Kevin Edwards
steve L ?/Apr/81 Lead O/S
with Clive Curle
Hidden 13/Jun/80 2nd
Hidden ??/1980 -
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