Rockfax Description
The wider crack of the pair (or both) just right of the main corner gives a couple of good fist-jamming moves to a steep dirty exit. The thin crack on its own is Short but Thick, HVS 5b. © Rockfax

FA. Oliver Woolcock 1963

gritnit 06/Jun Lead
Sam McCarthy 23/May 2nd O/S
James Lowe 23/May Lead O/S
with Tom Bennell, Sam M
Hidden 10/May Solo O/S
Hidden 10/May Solo O/S
Hidden 10/May Solo O/S
Hidden 10/May Solo O/S
Hidden 10/May Solo O/S
Hidden 10/May Solo O/S
Hidden 10/May Solo O/S
Hidden 10/May Solo O/S
Hidden 10/May Solo O/S
Hidden 10/May Solo O/S
Hardcore Pat 10/May Lead O/S
with Dr Julie
Thunderthighsontheloose 26/Apr 2nd O/S
Neal Jobling 25/Apr Lead O/S
with Tracy
Graeme Hammond 23/Apr Lead O/S

bit rubbish

with Becky E
john max 23/Apr Lead
with Andy Prichard
jonhowson 07/Mar 2nd O/S

Would be nice if there were more of it.

with Jimbo
Jimbo C 07/Mar Lead O/S

Surprisingly not very 'cracky' rather steep and pumpy with good positive holds

with Jon
cem 06/Dec/14 2nd rpt
Kirill 06/Dec/14 Lead O/S

Consolation route after unsuccessful attempt to climb 'Short but Thick'.

Palmer 26/Oct/14 Lead
sopaz 26/Oct/14 2nd
with Palmer
LakesWinter 03/Oct/14 Lead

Quite tricky

sting 30/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with kwaidy
Hidden 30/Aug/14 2nd
Somerset swede basher 02/Jul/14 Solo O/S
mikestr555 13/Apr/14 Lead
williap 13/Apr/14 Lead
with verity cross
Hidden 13/Apr/14 2nd O/S
timreynolds 13/Apr/14 Lead dnf

Wrongly described in Rockfax (1st Ed) - horrible

AshBash 09/Mar/14 Lead O/S
amccann 12/Nov/13 2nd
Teappleby 12/Nov/13 Lead
SteveM 01/Sep/13 Lead
with Kat
kitkat78 01/Sep/13 2nd O/S
with SteveM
Andrew Sloan 18/Oct/12 2nd O/S
with Steve Grove
Harri777 22/Sep/12 Lead

With a very enjoyable fall while trying to top out! The downside was it meant doing the crux again since I ended up below it.

nick ferro 16/Sep/12 -
with Oli Birkill
Hidden 30/Oct/11 Lead dog
Rob Davies 30/Oct/11 2nd
with Phil Ashton
glennofsheff 31/Aug/11 Lead O/S

Tough little route , pumpy towards the top , rather grubby start and exit . Some good cimbing in between

Montygoo 14/Jun/11 2nd

First trad climb for sometime, I dragged my way up but got there eventually!

Hidden 14/Jun/11 2nd
Hidden 15/Apr/11 2nd O/S
rylett 15/Apr/11 Lead
gethin_allen 07/Apr/11 Lead O/S

glad to find other people think this is tough for VS 4b. Almost came off but just about managed to down climb it to a rest.

with Chris
philb 10/Oct/10 2nd O/S

seriously undergraded this is more like 5a 5 b beware

Hidden 10/Oct/10 2nd
Si dH 28/Apr/10 Lead RP

Fell off on first attempt after getting stuck in an awkward position between the two cracks. God knows what I was doing. An inauspicious start to the day! Much easier second attempt, stuck to the left hand crack only and it felt more like the VS warm-up I was looking for..

with Chris Foster
Hidden 28/Apr/10 2nd O/S
jack89 08/Apr/10 Lead dnf

Bit of a shock for the grade. Pumped out.

gaz_jones 08/Apr/10 2nd
Hidden 09/May/09 2nd O/S
duzinga 02/Mar/08 2nd O/S

did not enjoy this climb. Definitely not 4b.

with Stu Bolton
c_s_hawkins 29/Apr/07 -
with sarah
Hidden ??/2007 -
Brown 30/Nov/06 Solo O/S
Hidden 04/Nov/06 Solo
Hidden 19/May/06 2nd O/S
Si Croft 19/May/06 Lead
with JH
Hidden 21/Feb/05 Lead O/S
cem 09/Jan/05 2nd
Hidden 06/Apr/02 Solo O/S
Hidden 07/May/90 Solo
Andy Say 17/Oct/89 Solo O/S
mikej 13/Oct/74 Solo
High HVS
High VS
Mid VS
Low VS
High HS
Mid HS
Low HS
Votes cast 19
High 5a
Mid 5a
Low 5a
High 4c
Mid 4c
Low 4c
High 4b
Mid 4b
Low 4b
Votes cast 18
Votes cast 17
Style of ascent
Not Set
Not Set