Rockfax Description
12m. The long straight crack leads past Rapunzel's 'barred window'. © Rockfax

Bruce Goodwin, Clive Morton 08/May/1982

Oldmanofsalford 26/Oct 2nd

another I'll be back to lead! If, on arriving at 'the window', the maiden chooses to let down her hair, then use it to climb, if she chooses not to, you are in for a struggle to enter and leave said aperture!

Nafclimbsrocks 26/Oct Lead O/S
with Oldmanofsalford, Sharon
timmsy 22/Sep 2nd
with lionel
Hidden 19/Sep TR rpt
Hidden 19/Sep Lead O/S
qwidgibo 13/Sep 2nd rpt
Hidden 04/Sep Lead O/S
JenShelley 04/Sep 2nd rpt
with John
Nigel Bond 24/Aug Lead
MikeW83 24/Aug TR
ChrisGreen 24/Aug TR rpt
with Nina R
Hidden 24/Aug TR O/S
Jamesmoly 24/Aug 2nd O/S
bantamdave 06/Aug Lead rpt
with Gary
Nigel Bond 04/Aug Solo
Andrew Holden 30/Jul Lead
Trobbo 30/Jul 2nd
with john hickman
JenShelley 27/Jul Lead rpt
with Jim, Charlie
Charleston 27/Jul 2nd
with Jenny
GrimpeurJim 27/Jul 2nd
martintom 23/Jul Lead rpt
with Lesley Smith, Nikki Morrison
Hidden 23/Jul 2nd rpt
JenShelley 10/Jul 2nd rpt

Spent a very very long time over extracting a rock 6 nut in the dark.

with Mike
The Norris 03/Jul Lead O/S
with Gem
yossarian714 04/Jun Lead O/S
with Nigel Blandford
clare Thomas ?/Jun TR
with Hannah Philp, Andy Philp, shaun stephens
Nigel Bond 23/May Lead
with Stuart Bond
robhunt 12/May Lead O/S
with Swifty
chris74 07/May Lead O/S
with Tom
fulton333 ?/May Lead
JenShelley 23/Apr TR O/S
Hidden 20/Apr Lead rpt
BAZIL 18/Apr Lead O/S
with paul haunch
Hidden 15/Apr 2nd O/S
Hidden 05/Apr 2nd rpt
Roget 05/Apr Lead O/S
with jim
jordan taylor 05/Apr Lead rpt
qwidgibo 18/Mar TR rpt
Danny Crump 18/Sep/14 Lead
with Anita
Hidden 18/Sep/14 2nd
g1m147 11/Sep/14 Lead rpt
Hidden 11/Sep/14 2nd
duffy82 28/Aug/14 2nd
sibluer 18/Aug/14 Lead
mattnuttall 18/Aug/14 2nd
with Alan Holden
jordan taylor 27/Jul/14 Lead rpt
Climbster 13/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Vick
Vixie 13/Jul/14 2nd dog
with Matt
bantamdave 10/Jul/14 2nd rpt
with Rob Hunt, Simon
Hidden 07/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Jul/14 Lead β
martintom 03/Jul/14 Lead
Shuttsie 03/Jul/14 2nd
with Martin PMC
sarahjk ?/Jul/14 2nd
AndyPratt88 25/Jun/14 Lead

Awesome first VS lead

with Jim
Nigel Bond 22/Jun/14 Lead
with Stuart Bond
Hidden 18/Jun/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 18/Jun/14 2nd
Scott Dunkley 17/Jun/14 -
Hidden 12/Jun/14 2nd
Tzoo 12/Jun/14 2nd O/S
Guyinsas 11/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Stuart Hurworth 11/Jun/14 2nd O/S

Felt quite intimidating but actually not too hard, pretty much everything is there if you find it! Some awkward moves till you figure it out.

with Manchester Climbing Club
newskin 11/Jun/14 TR β

Tricky on the way up, but felt nice at the top.

with Dan O'Brien, Stu Hurworth
Matt250 01/Jun/14 Lead
adam06 31/May/14 2nd
williap 31/May/14 Lead
with adam06
philgillespie 21/May/14 Lead
StuartCJones 14/May/14 Solo β
StewartBradshaw 19/Apr/14 Lead rpt
Hidden 16/Apr/14 TR O/S
AndyPratt88 08/Apr/14 2nd
with Jim
JimHolmes69 08/Apr/14 Lead O/S
bantamdave 03/Apr/14 2nd rpt
with Simon, Murray
Idaftclimbdaft ?/Apr/14 Lead O/S
qwidgibo 29/Mar/14 Lead O/S
andy_e 12/Mar/14 Lead O/S

Great route, good climbing, well protected.

with Ben Phillips
ben.phillips 12/Mar/14 2nd O/S
joesmith 09/Mar/14 Lead O/S
with Martin
@cc_onetowatch 09/Mar/14 TR rpt
mikedelderfield 13/Sep/13 Solo O/S
markw 10/Sep/13 2nd rpt
with Edward
Nigel Bond 03/Sep/13 2nd
with Andy Bond, Jason
bantamdave 15/Aug/13 Lead O/S

Around my limit

with Becki
bexyboo 15/Aug/13 2nd
with dave
mcb ?/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Tim G
Hidden 15/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Matt250 14/Jul/13 Lead O/S
bantamdave 18/Jun/13 2nd O/S
with Ade
bigglesbutcha 18/Jun/13 Lead rpt
with Murray Gallagher
colinw 05/Jun/13 TR dog

a TRBB mish mash between this and Stacked Deck with group Got to have a go at end of day before packing ropes away

g1m147 04/Jun/13 Lead rpt
with Mick.
pie_eater_pete 31/May/13 -
Albanian 26/May/13 2nd
with Norman
sjbrook 21/May/13 2nd rpt
Dave Richards 21/May/13 Lead rpt
with sjbrook
Rachel Somerville 08/May/13 Lead O/S
ChrisGreen 06/May/13 Lead rpt
with John D
MichaelGallimore 02/May/13 Lead O/S
with Joel eaton, Andy Hawkins
Nigel Bond 02/May/13 Lead
with Jeff cmc
Ste_b1978 30/Apr/13 2nd
with Danny
jimartin 27/Apr/13 TR
Stefan Trebicki 27/Apr/13 TR
Guyinsas 24/Apr/13 2nd O/S
jordan taylor 23/Apr/13 Lead rpt
Scott Dunkley 23/Apr/13 -
Vixie 23/Apr/13 2nd dog
Alan Dixon 23/Apr/13 2nd
StewartBradshaw 01/Apr/13 TR
Hidden ?/Apr/13 Lead
chrisbeano ??/2013 2nd
YoungYuk 07/Oct/12 TR dog
joe_lancs 29/Sep/12 -
Hidden 08/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Sep/12 Lead dnf
John Dale 17/Aug/12 Lead
with Max Cole
wrapped in bacon 26/Jul/12 2nd rpt
with Rob (LCCC)
miles01 24/Jul/12 Lead rpt
Stefan Trebicki 07/Jul/12 2nd
with Liam Brady
Hidden 25/Jun/12 Lead dog
Russ_Critchley 14/Jun/12 TR O/S

With Tom and Graham, last climb and was raining slightly

Smiffy91 28/May/12 TR
with Kris Fairhurst, Colin Clayton
ColClayton 28/May/12 TR
JonnoP 24/May/12 2nd
with Paul Burke
hellboundblr 24/May/12 Lead
with Ian Wilkinson
Dave Richards 22/May/12 Lead O/S
Donald Kelly 22/May/12 2nd O/S
with Sam PMC
sjbrook 22/May/12 Lead O/S

Why has this no stars, great climb!

with Donald Kelly, PMC
tjrukc 22/May/12 -
Hidden 16/May/12 2nd O/S
manwithacam 16/May/12 Lead
Hidden 16/May/12 2nd O/S
Smiffy91 02/May/12 TR
with Kris Fairhurst, Colin Clayton
g1m147 02/May/12 Lead rpt
with Mick.
ColClayton 02/May/12 TR
Hidden 24/Apr/12 Lead O/S
khawk 24/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with JB
Smiffy91 12/Apr/12 TR
with Kris Fairhurst, Colin Clayton
ColClayton 12/Apr/12 TR
butteredfrog ??/2012 -
Krystalli 19/Nov/11 2nd O/S
with Andy W
sgl 07/Nov/11 Lead O/S
with will
Stefan Trebicki 02/Sep/11 2nd
with Liam Brady
g1m147 03/Aug/11 Lead
with Mick.
miles01 02/Aug/11 -
Hidden 28/Jul/11 2nd rpt
monkeymark 24/Jul/11 2nd O/S
with Mick
Hidden 23/Jul/11 Lead
anteater 23/Jul/11 -
Hidden 16/Jul/11 TR
johnny20whales 12/Jul/11 TR
Miss_Dani 04/Jul/11 TR O/S
richaworth 04/Jul/11 TR O/S
Hidden 28/Jun/11 2nd O/S
santobugito 17/Jun/11 TR dog
with Mike Webber
Hidden 14/Jun/11 2nd
Tom Baird 03/Jun/11 Lead O/S

Nice but very eliminate

with Matt Baird
Tor 03/Jun/11 2nd rpt
markw 03/Jun/11 2nd rpt
ChrisGreen 03/Jun/11 Lead rpt
with Malcolm
ChrisB.19 31/May/11 TR
with Barry, Daz, Trish
TrishyP 31/May/11 TR
wiganwarriors 31/May/11 TR rpt
eccyamigo 30/May/11 Lead O/S
with Milo Dog
stratandrew 25/May/11 Lead rpt
with Blaise Harvey
augustus trout 25/May/11 Lead O/S
with Carolyn Mills
t8t9t8 25/May/11 2nd
Hidden 10/May/11 Lead
ChrisB.19 28/Apr/11 2nd
with George
Hidden 25/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Mungo Shuntobox 25/Apr/11 TR
AMarchant 21/Apr/11 Solo rpt
jac.c123 16/Apr/11 2nd
Nigel Bond 12/Apr/11 2nd
with Bern Hardman
paulwaterhouse 09/Apr/11 2nd
John Green 07/Apr/11 TR O/S
barney@helmshore 07/Apr/11 TR rpt
with James W
garywalker147 06/Apr/11 2nd rpt
with Rick
ben1987 06/Apr/11 TR O/S
Hidden 02/Apr/11 2nd rpt
Hidden 02/Apr/11 Lead
pudding 29/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with john phethean
joe.91 29/Mar/11 2nd O/S
Chi Cheng 29/Mar/11 Lead O/S

Got pumped lacing gear; so rixham could lead on it and look at gear placements.

Hidden 27/Mar/11 Lead dnf
Hidden 27/Mar/11 Lead
eccyamigo 23/Mar/11 Lead O/S

first vs lead of the year,pleased as i climbed it much smoother than last time...that was back in 2003 though!!

with martin knight
hairynortherner ??/2011 Lead β

Scared the living p15s out of me! Really pleased to have lead it and will do it again. If possible get gear in before at the window as it is strenous stopping there

with Andy
Ian-WE ??/2011 -
with Damo
Alex Auty ??/2011 Lead O/S
jimhall 17/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with Paddy
bigglesbutcha 28/Sep/10 2nd rpt
with Swifty
Hidden 21/Sep/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 17/Sep/10 2nd O/S
climbing_rocks1983 04/Sep/10 2nd O/S
with Kieran
hairymess 03/Sep/10 TR RP

horrible climb but a must do

with jonathon fearn
mickJ 02/Sep/10 Lead
with simon
Hidden 15/Aug/10 Lead
Hidden 15/Aug/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 10/Aug/10 Lead rpt
jake.entwistle 01/Aug/10 TR rpt
santobugito 28/Jul/10 TR
with Mike Webber
Hidden 24/Jul/10 Solo O/S
stratandrew 24/Jul/10 Lead rpt
with Dave Wylie
bwestwood 12/Jul/10 2nd O/S
barney@helmshore 11/Jul/10 TR O/S
with James W
tobyk 10/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Claire Hoolohan
alecjcook 09/Jul/10 TR O/S
with Tom Onley
Nigel Bond 02/Jul/10 Lead
with Stuart Bond
Hidden ?/Jul/10 Lead
agolay 30/Jun/10 Lead O/S

Some tricky moves, had to power through the middle section pretty far past my last runner until i found a good enough spot for my next one.

alecjcook 26/Jun/10 TR O/S
d_evo20 24/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Brett Chapman
wrapped in bacon 24/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with John
garethtodd 22/Jun/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 16/Jun/10 2nd
Hidden 15/Jun/10 Lead rpt
sibluer 15/Jun/10 2nd
paulwaterhouse 15/Jun/10 Lead O/S
stratandrew 12/Jun/10 2nd
with Carolyn Mills
trish1968 24/May/10 2nd
with Dave 2
lancashirelass 21/May/10 Lead
bexyboo 21/May/10 Lead
with selma
markw 11/May/10 Lead RP
with Pete G, Tor
Tor 11/May/10 2nd
with mark
Mungo Shuntobox 11/May/10 TR
Hidden 03/May/10 2nd
Hidden 28/Apr/10 2nd
plastikman 24/Apr/10 2nd
with Steve
Andrew1 24/Apr/10 2nd
with Hulda
Hidden 24/Apr/10 Lead O/S
lancashirelass 17/Apr/10 Lead

very happy!!

with kjbix
nickhoward 10/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Apr/10 2nd O/S
Hidden ?/Apr/10 Lead rpt
chrisboywonder 14/Mar/10 2nd
with Mike Harper
climbing_rocks1983 21/Nov/09 -
wheelo 13/Oct/09 Lead
with chris g
ChrisGreen 13/Oct/09 2nd rpt
with John W
Hidden 15/Sep/09 Lead rpt
mickJ 15/Sep/09 Lead
with paul r
Hidden 15/Sep/09 Lead
Hidden 09/Sep/09 2nd O/S
slarty 26/Aug/09 2nd O/S

Positive Holds

with Bill
richorme 18/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Gary Woodburn
MikeC_000 12/Aug/09 Lead
with Tim
nickhoward 09/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Martin Knight
Hidden ?/Aug/09 Lead O/S
MikeC_000 27/Jul/09 2nd
with John Carlin
ChrisGreen 27/Jul/09 Lead RP

My first ever VS 5a lead, wanted to do this one for a long time. Great climb :)

with Mark S
Hidden 05/Jul/09 2nd
Slaney 05/Jun/09 2nd O/S
7om 05/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Abi Chittenden
peewee2008 25/May/09 Lead rpt
with Jamie
nickhoward 25/May/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 21/May/09 Lead
Hidden 14/May/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/May/09 Lead
peewee2008 10/May/09 2nd O/S
Bainbridge 10/May/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/May/09 TR
conboy93 ?/May/09 Lead
Kaiser999 29/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Derek
mickJ 23/Apr/09 Lead
with andy l
ruggystunts 16/Mar/09 Lead
with Kev
farmus21 25/Jan/09 2nd
with Pete Wilkinson
vertical worm ??/2009 Lead
wheelo 21/Nov/08 TR

started hailing

with natalie
natalie28 21/Nov/08 TR
with John
mickJ 27/Sep/08 Lead
with paul r
ChrisGreen 04/Aug/08 TR rpt
with Paul B
Hidden 13/Jul/08 Lead β
wheelo 08/Jul/08 Lead
with pete
troym 01/Jul/08 Lead β
with Clare Pickup
mickJ 30/Jun/08 Lead
with paul r
markgscott 30/Jun/08 TR
Fred Sergeant 08/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Graham
SecretSquirrel 24/May/08 2nd
with j-ro
Hidden 24/May/08 Lead O/S
kjbix 12/May/08 Lead
lancashirelass 12/May/08 2nd
with kjbix
Hidden ?/May/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Apr/08 2nd O/S
mickJ 19/Apr/08 Lead
with paul r
TonyP 30/Mar/08 Lead O/S
with Nic
Timothy Greenhalgh 16/Feb/08 Lead rpt
with Chico
Simon Rackley ??/2008 -
with andy barnes
quirky ??/2008 TR O/S

interesting sustained route. back to lead it at a later date.

with mark scott
Hidden ??/2008 Lead
wheelo 11/Dec/07 TR
with pete
kennypkuk ?/Oct/07 TR
with donna
mickJ 08/Sep/07 Lead
with paul r
bigglesbutcha 03/Sep/07 2nd O/S
with Rich Bostock
Timothy Greenhalgh 01/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with Chico
jpreston 27/Aug/07 Lead

VS 5a

with andrew coulton
spyda 05/Aug/07 TR O/S
with Pauline & David
Mnlovett 05/Aug/07 TR O/S
Dave Westby 02/Aug/07 Lead O/S

Definitely a VS. Very well protected. Just is quite sustained

Jamie Light 07/Jun/07 Lead O/S

VS 5a

Hidden 07/Jun/07 2nd
adec73 06/Jun/07 Lead dog
with tom benfield, matt aspden
beno006 06/Jun/07 Lead O/S

Interesting climb, fingery

with Ade, Matt
kevd200 05/Jun/07 Lead O/S
Carl Smethurst 22/May/07 Solo rpt
mickJ 10/May/07 Lead
with andy l
Hidden 07/Apr/07 2nd O/S
Hidden 07/Apr/07 Lead
Hidden 25/Mar/07 Lead O/S
pinkie 25/Mar/07 -
Hidden 07/Jul/06 Lead O/S
dread-i 14/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with rod
willplatts 30/May/06 TR O/S
grahamb 30/May/06 TR O/S
Howard J 23/May/06 2nd rpt
with Mark Ford
Booey 11/May/06 TR
tomB 11/May/06 2nd O/S
with Tim Griffin
Carl Smethurst 03/May/06 Solo rpt
Carl Smethurst 03/May/06 Lead rpt
with Gareth Mayhead, Nigel Blandford
Simon Holden (LCandCC) ?/May/06 Lead O/S

2nd'd on the 20/05/08

with John Turner
goi.ashmore 21/Jan/06 Lead O/S
with Duncan Irving
santobugito ??/2006 2nd rpt
Hidden ??/2006 -
Phil West 31/Jul/05 2nd O/S
with Simon Clough
ChrisGreen 25/Jul/05 TR rpt
phardman 17/Jul/05 Lead O/S
Rob Davies ?/Jun/05 2nd
with Phil Ashton
George Ormerod 16/May/05 2nd O/S
with Roger
pudding ?/Nov/04 TR O/S
Carl Smethurst 24/Jul/04 Lead O/S
with Ian Pickles
Marvino ?/Jul/04 Lead
with Jamie
Howard J 18/May/04 Lead rpt
with Helen Severn
Howard J 02/Sep/03 Lead rpt
with Dave Spencer
ChrisGreen 01/Sep/03 TR
Gimpy86 ?/Sep/03 Solo rpt
Howard J 24/Jun/03 Lead dnf
with Rachel James
Hidden ??/2003 Lead O/S
jsw1 08/May/02 Lead O/S
ed woods ??/1999 Lead
with Jen
nai 18/May/96 Lead
with UCL CC
Andy Say 16/Jun/93 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Jun/92 Lead
mattnuttall ?/Sep/91 Solo β
tapley 05/Jul/91 Lead
with Alison Tapley
mattnuttall ?/Aug/90 2nd
with Alan Holden
mattnuttall ??/1989 Lead
with Alan Holden
BigHairyIan 16/Nov/88 Lead O/S
with Alan Lilley (Thug)
Hidden 06/Jun/84 2nd O/S
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