Rockfax Description
The left-hand side of the front face leads to a shallow groove. Gain the flake above with difficulty and finish direct. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
The flake is reported to be loose - care needed.

FA. John Street 1993

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Eastern Grit (2006): Top 500.

Hidden 20/Oct 2nd
Paul Hy 20/Oct Lead O/S
with Neil M
DanChad 04/Oct 2nd O/S
Le Chevalier Mal Fet 04/Oct Lead
Sean Kelly 03/Oct Lead
with Chris Ebbutt
Hidden 03/Oct Lead
EllieWoods 03/Oct Lead O/S
with Josey
chris ebbutt 03/Oct 2nd
with Sean
Hidden 19/Sep 2nd O/S
JamieSparkes 06/Sep Solo O/S
with solo
Hidden 05/Sep 2nd rpt
Hidden 05/Sep Lead G/U
Matt Shepherd 29/Aug Solo O/S
JCresswell 23/Aug Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Aug 2nd
Ben Griffiths 16/Aug Lead RP

Pre-placed early gear.

Hidden 16/Aug 2nd O/S
Hidden 08/Aug 2nd
Hidden 08/Aug Lead
Hidden 18/Jul Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Jul Solo O/S
jasonpm 27/Jun 2nd
PanzerHanzler 27/Jun Lead rpt
with Jason M
Hidden 07/Jun 2nd O/S
markK6 07/Jun Lead O/S
with Simon
PLM 26/May Solo O/S
MarkCunnington 16/May Lead O/S
mky77 16/May 2nd
Hidden 04/May Lead O/S
Hidden 01/May 2nd
ColdAndWet 01/May Lead
Hidden 26/Apr Lead
cem 18/Apr 2nd rpt
with Hervé Péter-Contesse
Hidden 24/Mar TR O/S
Hidden 22/Mar Lead rpt
Flashjordan ?/Mar Lead
robblowen 02/Jan Solo O/S
Canyak ??/2015 -
Retro Rowan 01/Nov/14 Lead O/S
ryan_d 27/Sep/14 Lead O/S

Awkward start but good fun

with Will Weir
SophGreen 20/Sep/14 TR O/S
Hidden 13/Sep/14 2nd O/S
daveagriff 11/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Stuart Hossack, Steve Hill
keith leonard 09/Sep/14 Lead
Alex 74 18/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Dave m
adam clarke 09/Aug/14 2nd
with Adam Lynch
67hours 09/Aug/14 Lead O/S

Committing start, then not much afterwards.

with Erinna
Jake Young 03/Aug/14 Solo O/S
staceyjg 20/Jul/14 2nd rpt
minaturechris 20/Jul/14 Lead rpt
with Stacey
Hidden 13/Jul/14 2nd rpt
katyc 05/Jul/14 Lead
mike8331 03/Jul/14 2nd
climbingfoetus 14/Jun/14 Lead O/S
timreynolds 14/Jun/14 2nd
Hidden 13/Jun/14 2nd
Hidden 06/Jun/14 2nd O/S
Sam Moss ?/Jun/14 2nd
with Jill Eccles
puppythedog 31/May/14 Lead O/S

I remember the trio here and two right as being very much of a muchness. Enjoyable climbing.

with Matt
Happy Wanderer 17/May/14 Lead O/S
with Astrid
jonhowson 17/May/14 2nd O/S

Nice simple climbing, not much in the way of gear to strip out too!

with Chris
AndyPagett 13/Apr/14 2nd O/S
DavidPC 13/Apr/14 Solo O/S
Kyrros 13/Mar/14 Lead O/S
guy757 06/Mar/14 -
DavidPC 23/Nov/13 2nd
Sean Kelly 05/Oct/13 -
with Colin Maddison
Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing ?/Oct/13 Solo
with Mal Scott
buxtoncoffeelover 30/Sep/13 2nd
with Vicar
Hidden 30/Sep/13 Lead
darlolad 29/Sep/13 Lead O/S
ewan.davies 22/Sep/13 2nd O/S

This seemed preposterously easy (for the tall).

with Helen, Caitlin, Rosy
vanderz 14/Sep/13 Lead O/S
JenEvans 14/Sep/13 2nd
Unknownbiker 14/Sep/13 2nd
with Dave Hunter
harold walmsley 08/Sep/13 Solo O/S
Mowglee 18/Aug/13 2nd O/S
with Ali
Hidden 13/Aug/13 2nd dog
MikeB1 ?/Aug/13 Lead O/S
treg 27/Jul/13 2nd

Although the holds are positive, I think it must be a committing start for a HS leader.

with Julie
richardhopton 23/Jul/13 Lead
with Matt Thombs
Steve J P 07/Jul/13 2nd
with BW
Bernie Wylde 07/Jul/13 Lead
with sp
Tanya Savage 29/Jun/13 2nd

hard thuggy start, didn't enjoy

Theeni 29/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Joseph
jrccrosby 29/Jun/13 2nd
Neil Pacey 29/Jun/13 Lead O/S
dpiddock 08/Jun/13 Lead dnf
with Jo Humphries
Nick Sillem 07/Jun/13 Solo O/S
JonathanJones 06/May/13 2nd O/S
with Liam
LiamAD 06/May/13 Lead O/S
3kidsandanorton 06/May/13 2nd
Oliver Houston 05/May/13 Lead
with Sarah
sarahsuth 05/May/13 2nd
martin one 20/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Nick
madguernseyboy 20/Apr/13 2nd O/S
with Nicholas Osborne, Martin Lennon
phillipjohnson 20/Oct/12 -
darrencabowabo 06/Oct/12 Lead O/S
Marmoset 06/Oct/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 06/Oct/12 Lead O/S
deacondeacon 04/Oct/12 Solo O/S
paul horabin 29/Sep/12 Lead
Nick1812P 13/Sep/12 Solo O/S
cf2g08 09/Sep/12 Lead O/S
ElvisLeg 01/Sep/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 28/Aug/12 -
rfdl100 21/Aug/12 TR O/S
with Simon Waters
daniel.loram 18/Aug/12 TR O/S
with Sian Reece
BLodge 25/Jul/12 2nd
Chris Craggs 15/Jul/12 Lead

Steep start on rounded holds. One tricky move to start the flake.

with Steve Cunnington, Dave Gregory
patsaunders ?/Jul/12 Lead O/S
jasonpm 30/Jun/12 AltLd O/S
with Nick
David Wynne 17/Jun/12 Lead

Backed off initial moves due to lack of protection and traversed in from side

with Martin Locke, Carol Wynne
David Wynne 17/Jun/12 TR
with Martin Locke, Carol Wynne
John Brayshaw 17/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with Jo Midgley
stev1e.wilso 27/May/12 Lead
with Dylan
bigbadbob12345 27/May/12 2nd
Hidden 20/May/12 Lead
Hidden 20/May/12 -
sam coward 12/May/12 Lead O/S
with Helen
sopaz 15/Apr/12 2nd
Palmer 15/Apr/12 Lead
sting 24/Mar/12 Solo O/S
with kwaidy
Hidden 24/Mar/12 Solo
wilkie14c 23/Mar/12 Lead
with Dave Clarke
Hidden 11/Mar/12 Solo RP
the power 26/Feb/12 Lead
Hidden 26/Feb/12 2nd
Jack Whiteley 13/Jan/12 Lead O/S
with Ros
Hidden ??/2012 Solo
Mark Dennison 20/Nov/11 Lead
with Dawn
Hidden 06/Nov/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Oct/11 Lead O/S
RichardMc 09/Oct/11 Lead
with Ian Gunn
Adderbury Climber 02/Oct/11 2nd O/S
with Richard
valentinesbabe 11/Sep/11 Lead O/S

No gear for the first 4 metres and then it's pretty much all over!

Tithe Technique 11/Sep/11 2nd rpt
Hidden 01/Sep/11 2nd dog
nai 05/Aug/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 31/Jul/11 Lead
Neil Rodgers (PCC) 30/Jul/11 Lead O/S

No gear for quite a while if you don't cheat, nice route though

with Marilyn
Hidden 29/Jul/11 2nd
Hidden 29/Jul/11 Lead
thomasadixon 14/Jun/11 Solo O/S
rich_hw 09/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Nikki
alaster tonge 06/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Fat Tim 31/May/11 Lead O/S
pie_eater_pete 31/May/11 Solo O/S
mikej 19/May/11 Lead
with Rick Naylor
niall_stone ?/May/11 Lead
Hidden 30/Apr/11 TR O/S
Hidden 28/Apr/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 10/Apr/11 Lead O/S
gavster2405 10/Apr/11 2nd
jmr 02/Apr/11 2nd
with Paul Greenhow
highfivekrissy ?/Apr/11 2nd
Luke Davies 29/Mar/11 Lead
Sam Simpson 27/Mar/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 25/Mar/11 2nd O/S
Freddie 1 25/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Andyh83
Becky E 21/Mar/11 Lead

Avoided the tricky move at the start.

Hidden 21/Mar/11 2nd
RalphC 19/Mar/11 2nd
with Helen, Ali
Chrisc4 23/Jan/11 Lead O/S

loose flake

folksi ??/2011 -
MPSBunny ??/2011 Lead
with Ben Llewellyn
Hidden 25/Oct/10 Solo O/S
Andy Peak 1 17/Oct/10 Lead
with H washbrook
trish1968 16/Oct/10 TR
with Nick Bennett, MrA
Hidden 16/Oct/10 TR
Pete Nugent 16/Oct/10 2nd
Hidden 10/Oct/10 Lead RP
charley 25/Sep/10 2nd O/S
with Kev
Tithe Technique 25/Sep/10 Lead O/S
The Mountain Goat 12/Sep/10 2nd O/S
with George Taylor
PhillS 05/Sep/10 Lead O/S
with Mich, Jamie
jamiemcdonald 05/Sep/10 2nd O/S
with Michelle Taylor, Phill Sparks
harryt 31/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Phil G, Jason
thecurlyone 31/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Sonia, Mark
andrewgarratt 31/Jul/10 2nd O/S
with Harry
Hidden 25/Jul/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 25/Jul/10 Lead
migs493 10/Jul/10 2nd β
with Josh, Dan
Daniel Heath 10/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Jul/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 03/Jul/10 Lead O/S
rockman 24/Jun/10 Lead O/S
timcedwards 24/Jun/10 2nd
malc 20/Jun/10 2nd rpt
with Martin Hewes
Hidden 15/Jun/10 Solo
krikoman 12/Jun/10 Lead O/S

Great climb but very near to Kelly's Crack, which is sometimes tempting. Good moves and varied climbing in a short route.8/10

with Mark Bathe
nick ferro 05/Jun/10 -
Piers Harley 05/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Jeremy Windsor
Goody 05/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Petra Guy
Jim Malo 18/May/10 2nd
APuddy 15/May/10 Lead O/S
Jon Pilling 13/May/10 Lead O/S
with Chris Bowker
swoosh 04/May/10 Solo
lucasp 24/Apr/10 Lead O/S

Bold start. Climbed up Kelly's crack to put in first gear then climbed down to do the route. Not sure if this is cheating or common sense.

with ditch
Hidden 24/Apr/10 2nd
jwpil 13/Apr/10 Solo O/S
Andy Fielding 11/Apr/10 Lead
with Dave Sadler
Hidden 11/Mar/10 Lead O/S
Jon Dittman 13/Dec/09 2nd
victim of mathematics 15/Nov/09 2nd O/S
with Jaime
Adam1973 18/Oct/09 Lead O/S
with Mark G
Stuart Wildman 17/Oct/09 Lead O/S
with Andy Potter
Hidden 10/Oct/09 Lead O/S
peter myers ?/Oct/09 2nd
with Rebecca Coles
Jules Lane 13/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with Ben, Ben
mick1jones 23/Aug/09 2nd O/S

Alex led. Very pumpy start and no gear if direct line taken more like HVS unless Kelly's Eliminate or Kelly's Crack start adopted

gavster2405 21/Aug/09 -
andrew549 08/Aug/09 2nd O/S
with Becky E
Becky E 08/Aug/09 Lead O/S
staceyjg 02/Aug/09 2nd O/S
minaturechris 02/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Stacey
Mattyk 31/Jul/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 31/Jul/09 Solo O/S
Ben1983 04/Jul/09 Solo O/S
Poco Loco 21/Jun/09 2nd O/S
bobbarnes00 21/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Jun/09 Solo O/S
Shad ?/Jun/09 Lead
asmith37 24/May/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 24/May/09 Lead O/S
rd20 25/Apr/09 2nd
with Jason
epic ed 18/Apr/09 Lead O/S

off-route at start?

with Dan
LakesWinter 12/Apr/09 Lead
with gustav
Gustav 12/Apr/09 2nd O/S
with Matt G
Hidden 05/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Bex_M 05/Apr/09 2nd O/S
with Ewan Buckingham
Alfredo 19/Mar/09 Solo
Hidden ??/2009 -
Graeme Hammond 23/Dec/08 Lead O/S
with Phil Johnson
Oddjob 01/Nov/08 Lead O/S
with Mani
Hidden 19/Oct/08 Solo O/S
TiffTiff 18/Oct/08 Lead O/S
Sam W 12/Oct/08 Lead

Quite a random route

with Nina Jenkinson
Hidden 11/Oct/08 Lead O/S
Ed Westwood 11/Oct/08 Lead O/S
with Gideon Mordecai
Hidden 28/Sep/08 Lead O/S
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 27/Sep/08 Solo O/S
craig h 21/Sep/08 2nd O/S
with Janet Hannah
Hidden 21/Sep/08 2nd O/S
Pete Randall 20/Sep/08 2nd O/S
with Richard B
flat eric 19/Sep/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Aug/08 Lead O/S
debbien1 24/Aug/08 2nd
with Robin
PanzerHanzler 16/Aug/08 Lead O/S
Brown 15/Aug/08 Solo O/S
lithos 10/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with Debbie
Hidden 26/Jul/08 2nd rpt
wingalina 11/Jun/08 2nd O/S
with Robert Turnbull
feilx 11/Jun/08 Solo O/S
tractorbachcoch 07/Jun/08 2nd dog
with Andy, Peter
chadrads 07/Jun/08 2nd O/S

once you are off the ground it is steady all the way up

with andy chapman
Hidden 07/Jun/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 02/Jun/08 Lead
1918hasti 23/May/08 Lead
with Paul Bradwell
texuspete 18/May/08 2nd
RichardMc 05/May/08 Lead
with Caroline Gray
Dinger 26/Apr/08 2nd O/S
with Bandit
alaan 19/Apr/08 Solo O/S
babymoac 03/Apr/08 2nd
with Pete C
Hidden ??/2008 2nd
Hidden ??/2008 -
dan gibson ??/2008 -
Twisty 13/Oct/07 TR
Graham T 07/Oct/07 Lead O/S
with Annelise
Hidden 27/Aug/07 Solo
howlingbaboon 25/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Jonny M 04/Aug/07 Lead O/S
with Helen Cheney
Darrell Read 02/Aug/07 Lead
with Henry Olver, Simon Hall
Hidden 02/Aug/07 2nd
Hidden 28/Jun/07 Lead
Hidden 10/Jun/07 Solo O/S
Hidden 05/Jun/07 2nd O/S
Katya 02/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with Denise
Hidden 25/May/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/May/07 2nd O/S
Hidden 02/May/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Apr/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Apr/07 Solo rpt
AJ007 21/Apr/07 Solo
dan gibson 21/Apr/07 Solo rpt
with AJ
Jim Vach 11/Apr/07 Solo O/S
clive-greenwood 03/Feb/07 Solo
Hidden 14/Jan/07 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2007 -
chrisallan ??/2007 2nd O/S
gibbo38 17/Dec/06 Lead O/S
with Robert
Hidden 18/Oct/06 2nd
adam carless 14/Oct/06 Solo rpt
Hidden 14/Oct/06 2nd O/S
loonyclimber 08/Oct/06 Solo
Nicos 02/Oct/06 Solo O/S
with solo
Zoomer 10/Sep/06 Lead
Jules 210681 10/Sep/06 2nd
Chris the Tall 06/Aug/06 Solo rpt
andi_e 15/Jul/06 Solo O/S
leon ?/Jul/06 Lead O/S
mr bounce ?/Jul/06 Lead O/S
with Shona
PenJD 17/Jun/06 Lead O/S
mol 22/Apr/06 2nd
with James Wasiak
liamoloughlin ?/Mar/06 Lead
Jon Greengrass ??/2006 Solo O/S
Charlie Williams ?/Oct/05 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Jun/05 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/May/05 TR O/S
alj ?/May/05 Lead
with leon skeldon
catt 23/Apr/05 Lead O/S
Howard J 19/Apr/05 Lead O/S
with Helen Severn
Hidden ?/Apr/05 2nd
Budge 20/Mar/05 Lead O/S
with Mike Oates
wahniel 08/Mar/05 Lead O/S
with Hugh Squire
Hidden 11/Feb/05 Lead
Hidden 14/Nov/04 Solo
darren1 26/Sep/04 -
with Janna Miller
Hidden 18/Aug/04 Lead O/S
malc 09/Apr/04 Lead
with PS/MH
Raggar 02/Oct/03 2nd
with Pete K, Jon B
dannyboy83 ?/Oct/03 Solo O/S
Hidden 20/Sep/03 Solo
Neil Curtis 02/Aug/03 Lead O/S
with Pete Barnes
Simon Caldwell 27/Jul/03 Lead O/S
with Carmen
Outdoorfun37 29/Jun/03 2nd
cem 06/Apr/03 Lead O/S
with Sally Dipple
Hidden ?/Apr/03 Lead
Ropeboy 19/May/02 Solo
Hidden 04/May/02 Solo O/S
Rock Fairy ??/2000 2nd
Iain Thow 02/Jan/97 Solo
rurp ??/1995 -
Hidden 26/Aug/93 Solo
BRUCESTRAC ??/1990 -
with Chris Cracknell,Various
Hidden ??/1986 -
Hidden ??/1984 Lead
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