|Climber||Date||Style||Notes & Partners|
|Matthew Ferrier||24/Apr||Lead O/S|
Made the climb but could not top out due to the amount of snow/ice on the top. Figured I'd come back to it.
|Matt Harmon||03/Oct/14||Lead dnf||
couldn't quite make the span- managed to get the second pocket once with a desperate attempt but ended up back on the ledge
|Bernie L||03/Oct/14||Lead O/S||
First E1 very bouldery
still well hard if you can't span.
1st half of this. Couldn't fathom the move so finished up Greydon Boddington. Start probably 5b too. Followed by a Lancaster flyby!
very long! if you can reach I'm sure it's fine but it was a committing move when you're short.
Ben Abell, Neil Shephard
odd one to grade. did it as the leader went up the hvs. gears good but you would hit the slab which is scary but safe unless you fell off the top. no way E1 for shorties
Fell at bouldery start, did the rest clean. Then seconded it clean after Ric.
on jords gear
Great little route. Take thin slings for the threads... At least top end 5b if not 5c
rescued lynsey with my tallness. dogged still. pencil tick.
Finished up HVS next door. Ridiculously technical move for shorties is probably just a big reach for lanks.
|Jim Slater||22/Sep/13||2nd O/S|
2 pockets as only holds & runners - weird but awesome! Found crux very reachy - 5c? Didn't bother trying to faff around threading top pocket and just went for top.
|Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing||?/Jun/13||Solo O/S|
Finally led it clean. Still really hard for the short and really hard to thread the final pocket without stuffing it up as a handhold. At least 5c.
Matt, Andrew Graham
Andrew Graham, Pete Wilson
|dominic lee||18/Nov/12||Solo O/S|
Brilliant little micro route, definitely 5c to get between the pockets. Take thin slings and something to pull at them with, though at least the tricky thread is the lower one!
Faffed for ages on second pocket threading cord, slipped out just as I threaded it through. I should of used smaller tat and key to hook... got back on and finished it fine, grrr.
6a to link the pockets for the short I reckon, fun route.
Bit of a tricky move for the short, short-lived, but enjoyable
|Jake Young||04/Sep/12||Lead O/S|
|harold walmsley||28/Aug/12||TR rpt||
|Andy Hardy||22/Jul/12||Lead O/S|
Could not find a way up the upper half; finished up Greydon Boddington instead.
Took a rest trying to get up the first bit, and then couldn't find a good way of reaching between the pockets and doing the top.
|Haydn Jones||19/Jun/12||Lead O/S|
One fall messing up the crux.
Very bouldery. Also run out at the end unless you want to hang around and place gear in the second pocket.
one for those with baboon arms ! glad i was seconding this one - foot slipped at the crux but held it on the pocket - then found an intermediate crimp, pretty cool route !!
|Richard P Coates||06/Nov/11||2nd dnf|
|The Big Sender||16/Oct/11||Lead O/S|
a wee bouldery bastard
|Graeme Hammond||30/Jun/11||Lead O/S||
thought the reachy direct start was the crux (5c). reach to get the 2nd pocket wasn't to hard if you move your feet up (lay-backing/smearing)! My threaded nut in the 2nd was hard to place and took up half the hold. Not as good as i expected it. One to do again to see if it is better 2nd time round??
Gavin Singleton, Matt Fennelow
Fun little route. Felt like the top thread might blow with a fall though.
Lovely ledge to look at the next bit. Managed to shout 'TAKE' and nearly come off when I didn't even have a first piece in. Gave Cat a moment of confusion as to what she was supposed to do..
|Chalky Cat||21/Mar/11||2nd O/S||
Lovely route on second - a tentative reach and smear for the top pocket and topout which was fine on a rope.
My first E1, bit of a cheat given im 6'3" and able to reach between the holds.
First E1. Bottom bit took a while to work out. Decided to press on without the 2nd thread for a nice run out. Good moves quite tough! enjoyed it
|Sam Simpson||16/Oct/10||2nd β||
Tried the lead in the rain, much too slippy to top out came back and seconded no problem
|Dave Foster||16/Oct/10||2nd O/S||
Si's first E1.
Got up the start easily, got the thread, then for the life of me could not reach the pocket by mantling. Boo. Finished up the HVS to the left. Tall second reached from a ledge a foot below where I was stood.
First E1. Thought it was Soft but dont have much to compare to.
Todd, Tom, Ivan
made just past 2nd pocket but ended up eating slab. nice long walk back to car with ruptured tendons in ankle. good times
Long reach is compulsory
Tough move to get the second pocket, definately at least 5c (although a long span would probably make it 5a!).
Could not reach the pockets and never likely to until I can pull up on pebbles. Not one for the short! Finished on Greydon Boddington (HVS 5B) to the left.
|metal arms||21/Mar/09||Lead O/S|
|chris sm||23/Aug/08||Lead O/S||
|Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH||08/Jun/08||Solo O/S||
Felt a little committing to solo, would've probably felt better if it wasn't 25 degrees at the time too.
Black ice on the top out- perfect friction.
|Lewis Stewart||??/2007||Lead O/S||
Definately 5c- very reachy but a lovely move for one of my stature. Threading the top pocket was a little fiddly...
|A Crook||15/Oct/06||Lead O/S||
5c for me. Massive rock up on an insipid little edge, thread runners where fun.
|Alex Mason||?/May/05||Lead O/S||
sling in the lower pockets. i think this sould get e2 6a i did a cut looe move with just a toe hook to get the other pockets after much deliberation powerful and then the top out was not so easy
|Ram MkiV||??/2005||Lead O/S||
tried to solo this. didn't facy it so got rope chucked up to ledge
|Brian Rodgers||??/2005||Lead O/S|
|Daniel Armitage||25/Oct/03||Lead O/S||
In the rain.