Detour** E2 5c

Rockfax Description
Well-named; wandering but worthwhile! At least one stance will be needed along the way. Climb the steepening crack to the big ledge and belay. Traverse right to GNR and up this to just above the roof and a spectacular finish up the right arete. © ROCKFAX

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Bit dirty and a nails crux! Couldn't find the feet, but reading on here there aren't any apparently...
Jackwd - Lead dnf - 30/May/15 with Charley Fell

Awesome route! Finished great north road as I didn't feel flexible enough to stride across!
robblowen - 2nd β - 14/Mar/15 with Dale, Jonny

Had never done p2 before, great fun
ashtond6 - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/15

ashtond6 - Lead rpt - 07/Sep/14

Really enjoyed this route, pleased to second it clean. Positive holds but hard moves :)
alp79 - 2nd O/S - 07/Sep/14 with Jonny Ashton

This is very good, the tech crux sequence is long and technical. Steeper than it looks of positive holds. Hidden gem!
ashtond6 - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/14

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/14 with Lena, Maisy, Ben Ochner

Harder than I remembered it, good finger locks but nothing for feet on the crux, good route though.
Brannock - Lead dog - 01/Jun/14

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 01/Jun/14

A great route to do in one pitch. Good moves ont crux, the traverse is easy enough but brill, play with the best bit of GNR and finish on a creaky topped, flattering arete. What's not to like? 2 stars
adi bryant - Lead O/S - 30/Nov/13 with christianbreeze

P1 only.
john lynch - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/13 with Lewis Andrew

One massive pitch, i think its safer to lead this one than second the swing wood be massive:-)
Andy Peak 1 - 2nd - 25/Jun/13 with Simon huges

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/13

Rich Malcolm - Lead dog - 25/May/13 with Lee Stanley

Andy Peak 1 - Lead - 17/Sep/12 with random

Wayne S - 2nd - 17/Sep/12 with Andy

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/12

done in one pitch, rope drag wasn't an issue.
JamieSparkes - Lead O/S - 12/May/12

One rest. Did as a single pitch which makes runners and ropework interesting. Really good route, feels like a real adventure.
Martin Haworth - Lead - 11/Mar/12 with John Brannock

Brannock - 2nd - 2012

led 2nd pitch up the arete, side runners high up
steve_yo - AltLd O/S - 22/Aug/11 with smacks

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/11

berry - 2nd O/S - 13/Jul/11 with Kafoozalem

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/May/11

Brown - Lead - 17/May/11 with Gabrial

Seemed sensible to do this in two pitches. Ian led P1, which has the technical crux - sketchy 5c for a couple of moves followed by a few 5b moves on better holds. I did P2 from the massive ledge, which wasn't particularly hard (the crux was going round the bulge in GNR) but had great positions with lots of exposure and not much gear in places, as well as an intricate line. Worth a couple of stars.
Misha - AltLd O/S - 17/Oct/10 with Ian W

mark20 - Lead dog - 16/Oct/10

Hidden - 2nd dog - 15/Aug/10

rikbattye - Lead dog - 02/Jun/10

Hidden - Lead - 26/Apr/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Feb/08

Roget - Lead rpt - 14/Apr/01

Hidden - Lead - 1993

Al Evans - 1976

Jonathan Lagoe - UKC - 1976

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