Rockfax Description
A fine route up the centre of the wall, starting at the notch. The climbing is tough, the holds are generally poor, and there are no runners. The landing is pretty grim too! A left-hand variation is Spike at f7B which is easier to pad out. © Rockfax

FA. Ron Fawcett 1990s 1995

Ticklists: Burbage, Millstone and Beyond Routes Graded List, The Shock Of The New.

Teappleby 19/Mar TR

Was always going to be a long shot to get this dialed with trashed skin, warm weather and the darkness coming on quick!

theomoore 06/Mar Solo RP

Good route, found it quite hard.

Wizzy 08/Feb Solo RP

Great route, which felt awesome with such good conditions. Solo was pretty steady :)

Bloke on a Rope 05/Oct/14 TR RP

Wow, this felt hard! Managed to shunt solo it clean on my 6th go then couldn't get it again, pretty sure it would feel easier without my back pack swinging about on the end of the rope, would be pretty serious solo especially with that landing!

pipof747 04/May/14 Lead RP
Ethan 13/Mar/13 Solo β
with Sam Hamer
J.Wells 11/Nov/12 Lead RP
mwatson 23/May/12 TR RP
Jonathan Hall 17/Apr/11 TR dog

Too hot and too hard!

nathanlee 16/Apr/11 Solo RP

Top route. Never E7.

with Dom Lee
dominic lee 16/Apr/11 Solo RP
Ram MkiV 08/Feb/11 Solo β

Really nice end of day conditions and spot on beta from sam

with sam
AdamjBailes ??/2011 -
mic_b 05/May/10 Solo dnf

Fell off. Broke me leg. Bugger!

Somerset swede basher 01/May/10 Solo RP
with Wicks and Birdo
Jethro ?/Apr/10 TR
St0neMonkey ??/2010 TR β
MorganPreece 14/Sep/09 TR RP

didunt wana solo it, did Life Assurance insted, hot september day! NO FRICTON!

tallsop 25/May/09 TR

Did all the moves, only took about ten mins to work them al out but couldnt do all in one, really hot an muggy day, not ideal. reckon i could do clean if it were cold.

liamoloughlin ?/Jan/09 Solo RP

Hard but should be E6

Hidden ??/2009 -
Oli 29/Nov/08 Solo RP

With tied down spotter and mat (seemed stupid not to use the mat as we had one with us). Nice moves.

with Dave, Nick, Al
alaan 29/Nov/08 TR O/S

Flashed on TR but not too bothered about a lead - landing is aweful!

fizzy_elephant 25/Oct/07 TR dog

in the rain.. dry but felt pretty hard being weak as i am.

with Nick Fletcher
dannyboy83 18/Feb/07 Solo RP
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe 26/Mar/06 Solo O/S

Soloed ground-up in the rain (it stays dry!). No pads or spotters.

Hidden ??/2006 Solo β
Hidden 17/Dec/05 Solo RP
bronsonite 20/Nov/05 Solo RP
Gus 01/Dec/04 Lead RP
tuftynick ??/2004 Lead RP
with jules cartwright
Adam Lincoln ??/2003 Solo
with John Cox
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