First Come HVS 5a

Rockfax Description
A variation on Slocum. Pull over the centre of the low roof then keep right, avoiding Slocum. Mantel onto the large ledge below the top then finish out left with difficulty. Hard for the short. © ROCKFAX

FA. Chris Craggs 1996
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Graded for giants - not the average climber.
PanzerHanzler - Lead dog - 03/Oct/15 with Lynn R

Nick1812P - Solo O/S - 05/Sep/14

fatbuoybazza - Lead rpt - 09/Aug/14 with AnnB, TimG

Made a wrong turn at the end of the route. Went right instead of left after failing to finish direct. Only noticed the mistake after consulting the guide book after we got back down. A shame because the finish to the left looks like it would be the best part of the route.
cragsman9000 - Lead O/S - 18/May/14 with Neil

Looks like took the wrong exit, when right at the top, should have gone left.
bob_cbr - 2nd O/S - 18/May/14 with cragsman9000

jogh - 2nd - 17/May/14 with Flic, Steve, Pete

pete_naylor - Lead O/S - 17/May/14 with James

nick ferro - 2nd O/S - 03/May/14 with Oli Birkill

escaped right at top
claregardiner - Lead - 26/May/12

Fab first move, but top out is absolutely terrible. Not sure how this managed to get a 5a grade unless the first ascentionist was 6ft 5"!
staceyjg - 2nd O/S - 01/Jul/11 with Chris Gardner

The top was not easy for the short... assuming I went the right way. Slopey and awkward and felt more like 5b/c
minaturechris - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/11 with Stacey

Has anyone done the proper left hand finish? It is proper desperate I went right up the crack then traversed left thats bout HVS. The left finish is sumwhere 5C mayb even 6A stupid.
Dale - Lead O/S - Sep/10 with johny

Great top move, but guide description confused on final moves. First HVS in two years!
Scott McRae - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/10 with Wavey Davey

fatbuoybazza - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/10 with deborah

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/Jul/10

the top out was a green wet mess so topped out right. way easier than Great Buttress
SGD - Solo - 28/Sep/08

chrisclimber_1986 - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/07 with gareth

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/Aug/07

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