Rockfax Description
Climb the delicate narrow slab on the right-hand side of the bay to easier rock. Poorly protected and quite sketchy. © Rockfax

FA. Fred Piggott et al. early 1920s 1922

Carl 19/Sep/17 Solo O/S
lukevf 19/Sep/17 Solo O/S
The Screaming Finn 19/Sep/17 Solo O/S
Andrew Lodge 28/Aug/17 TR O/S

Done without use of the flake or either arete, Suggested at E1 in the definitive guide.

with Pete
pedrosanpb 28/Aug/17 TR

No flake, no arête, given at E1 hence the top rope!

with Andrew Lodge
zephr 06/Aug/17 Lead O/S
James Oakes 22/Jul/17 Solo O/S
Hidden 19/Jul/17 Lead O/S
PaulTanton 18/Jul/17 Solo O/S
tonanf ?/Jul/17 Lead
ColinD 18/Jun/17 Solo
Hidden 17/Jun/17 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/May/17 Solo O/S
Ben Bransby 23/May/17 Solo
Rich J 13/May/17 2nd
Hidden 30/Apr/17 Solo
BradRoberts 29/Apr/17 2nd


with Charlie, Rick Curtis, Barry West
yossarian714 23/Apr/17 Solo O/S
Fallow ??/2017 2nd
Jonny Holmes 15/Nov/16 AltLd
Neil Watson 23/Oct/16 TR

Bottled it half way up and bailed out to the left. Carried on up and set up a bottom rope rig.

with Alex RMC
roald47 23/Oct/16 2nd
with Toby
Oo 23/Oct/16 Lead
Rob Gillespie 02/Oct/16 Lead O/S
Tom.Priestley 02/Oct/16 Solo O/S
dynodean 24/Sep/16 Solo dnf
Hidden 13/Sep/16 TR O/S
Hidden 11/Sep/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Aug/16 Solo O/S
TobyA 10/Jul/16 Solo O/S
drolex 06/Jul/16 -
Chris Sansum 05/Jun/16 Solo O/S
Hidden 09/May/16 TR
greylag 23/Apr/16 2nd
Pewtle 23/Apr/16 Lead O/S

Gear is useless! Basically a solo

Markheighton 18/Mar/16 AltLd O/S
Hidden 11/Oct/15 TR
steveg 19/Sep/15 Lead O/S
with Dave Craven
Hidden 19/Sep/15 Lead O/S
dmannion 17/Aug/15 Lead
Hidden 08/Aug/15 -
Capricorn One 30/Jul/15 Solo
stevelismore 23/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with Jess Macnair
gaz3212 15/Jul/15 Solo O/S
lithos 04/Jul/15 2nd
with luke (yac)
Hidden 03/Jul/15 Solo
Darryl.h ?/Jul/15 -
harry_lewis 18/Apr/15 Solo O/S
with Matt Lyons
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 18/Apr/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 18/Apr/15 Solo O/S
Matt Marsh 22/Mar/15 Lead
with Aiden Gandy
MSchobitz 27/Feb/15 Solo O/S
phildawson 11/Feb/15 2nd O/S
Ciaran Mullan 11/Feb/15 Lead O/S
dan_o_b ??/2015 Lead O/S
Canyak ??/2015 -
Andy Peak 1 09/Nov/14 Solo
Martin Lilley 26/Oct/14 TR O/S

Delicate middle section requiring confidence in smearing

with Alpine
andrew549 11/Oct/14 Lead
TeeKayeWun 05/Oct/14 TR
with Aiden Kerr, Steve vincent
Hidden 21/Sep/14 2nd O/S
Paul Eckton 21/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Johnathon masson
scottcoates 06/Sep/14 Lead
StevieJ 31/Aug/14 2nd
with Luke
jhsp 03/Aug/14 Lead dog

It was v windy so I stuck a runner on the left halfway up and then finished the climb.

Jake Young 03/Aug/14 Solo O/S
csumner28 20/Jul/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 20/Jul/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 13/Jul/14 2nd
Alex Hallam 10/Jul/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 05/Jul/14 2nd
AlisonMacD 11/Jun/14 2nd β
with Jay
PeteWilson 11/Jun/14 Solo O/S
with Dave
Jay.Carr 11/Jun/14 Solo
Hidden 08/Jun/14 -
Flavio 26/May/14 Solo O/S
HelenWilson 17/May/14 TR
Derek Furze 16/Apr/14 Lead
with Dee
jneilly699 ?/Apr/14 2nd
Buccaneerbilly 02/Jan/14 Solo
mikehenesy 02/Jan/14 Solo O/S

HS in original style with big boots but easy in stickies

with Willy
tom 09/Nov/13 Solo O/S
Phil Mercer 06/Oct/13 TR O/S
John Brayshaw 06/Oct/13 TR O/S

With the flake

John Brayshaw 06/Oct/13 TR O/S

with the edge

georgenvk 28/Sep/13 Solo O/S
Hidden 08/Sep/13 2nd
harold walmsley 08/Sep/13 Solo rpt
Hidden 08/Sep/13 Lead
DaveGarrity 16/Jun/13 Lead O/S

Bugger all protection lower down, but an interesting climb.

with Ewan
Hidden ?/Jun/13 AltLd
thomaspomfrett 05/May/13 Solo O/S
Hidden 13/Apr/13 TR O/S
cem 02/Mar/13 2nd rpt
eldre070 02/Mar/13 Lead O/S

Immaculate rock. Really enjoyed it actually.

with Cem
weekendwarrior92 ??/2013 Lead
with Zoe Logan
Hidden 10/Nov/12 Lead O/S
alexm198 10/Nov/12 Lead O/S

Stuck a cam in slightly round the corner as we had no pad and the start was pretty run out!

with Pete Edwards
a13x 10/Nov/12 Solo O/S
gingerking ?/Nov/12 Solo O/S
Strachan 27/Oct/12 Lead O/S

Gearless. Managed to get a very suspect nut in just above half way, balanced on a pebble.

Hidden 14/Oct/12 Lead O/S
Dan Geh 07/Oct/12 TR O/S
with Freshers
pimonserry 07/Oct/12 TR O/S
with Helen Bailey
robinmuzette 07/Oct/12 TR O/S
with Helen Bailey
Hidden 06/Oct/12 2nd O/S
chappers909 06/Oct/12 Lead O/S

poorly protected is correct, run out at the start..

with Sam Hockley
pftom 26/Aug/12 Lead O/S
ScottyD 25/Aug/12 Lead O/S
SimonAndersen 24/Aug/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 19/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Strong Steve 28/Jul/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 21/Jul/12 Lead O/S
davemcummings 21/Jul/12 2nd β

First ever trad climb. No surprises. Trust feet.

with Ralph
Goody 12/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with Suzie Hughes
Marmoset 30/Mar/12 2nd β

A littly Chossy in places but a nice climb

darrencabowabo 30/Mar/12 Lead O/S
maxkellock 12/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Dee
DeeDee_Naylor 12/Mar/12 2nd O/S
with Max
Hidden 11/Mar/12 Solo rpt
deacondeacon ??/2012 Solo
Sam Melville ??/2012 -
Hidden ??/2012 -
Andy Peak 1 19/Nov/11 Lead
with random
stafford101 06/Nov/11 TR
DanC1985 29/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Martin
lozowen 21/Oct/11 Solo O/S
nadeem 02/Oct/11 Solo
nepsoi999 02/Oct/11 Solo O/S
with nadeem
DeanD 01/Oct/11 Solo
John_Hat 24/Sep/11 Solo O/S

E1 Direct variation not using flake on right.

psychicbread 04/Sep/11 Solo O/S
with Max
Somerset swede basher 02/Sep/11 Solo O/S
Ron 30/Aug/11 2nd
with Chris
Ander 14/Aug/11 Solo
tim.fairhall 02/Aug/11 Solo
Becky H ?/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Dan Hampshire, Adrian Hampshire
Hidden 14/Jul/11 Solo
Nick1812P 14/Jul/11 Solo O/S
with Jamie
victim of mathematics 12/Jul/11 Solo O/S
Will Hunt 11/Jun/11 Solo O/S
with Halla Parkin, Dafydd Llywelyn
Dafydd Llywelyn 11/Jun/11 Solo O/S
with Halla Parkin, Will Hunt
rfdl100 05/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Vic O'dell
belay bunny turned bad 02/Jun/11 Solo O/S
with Jon, loundsy
chris_r 21/May/11 Lead O/S
steveth 21/May/11 2nd O/S

Made a good stab at the BMC's suggested E1 direct when seconding but grabbed the arete just above the flake

Sleeping Cat 14/May/11 TR
with Bryan
Hidden 14/May/11 TR O/S
Hidden 01/May/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 24/Apr/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 24/Apr/11 Solo O/S
Peter Holder 24/Apr/11 Solo O/S
sylwia 22/Apr/11 2nd
idiotproof (Buxton MC) 22/Apr/11 -
Hidden 22/Apr/11 Solo O/S
tprebs 22/Apr/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 16/Apr/11 Lead O/S
DanC1985 09/Apr/11 2nd O/S
with Colin
M Leavy 03/Apr/11 2nd O/S
ellpeecee 03/Apr/11 Lead O/S
John Lewis 20/Mar/11 Solo O/S
madasten 29/Jan/11 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2011 Solo
Hidden ??/2011 -
AielSavage ??/2011 Solo O/S
grubes 13/Nov/10 Solo O/S
SteveM 06/Nov/10 Solo
TRFrost 24/Oct/10 Solo O/S
rednip120372 24/Oct/10 Lead
with robblowen
robblowen 24/Oct/10 2nd β
Hidden 10/Oct/10 Lead O/S
valentinesbabe 05/Sep/10 2nd O/S
with Luke, Charley Fell, Geoff Burrows, Kevin Tithe
Tithe Technique 05/Sep/10 TR O/S
with Luke Paul, Geoff Burrows, Angela Paul, Charley Fell
charley 05/Sep/10 Lead O/S

Nice climb but more of a solo then a lead.

with Luke, Ange, Geoff, Kev
Hidden 04/Sep/10 Solo
Hidden 27/Aug/10 Lead
DaNo123 22/Aug/10 Solo
with em
Kelly D 15/Aug/10 Lead O/S

One bit of gear, right where you don't need it!

with Andy ?, Kiri
Hidden 31/Jul/10 Lead O/S
lottiec 31/Jul/10 2nd
with Mikey P
harold walmsley 10/Jul/10 Solo rpt
adam clarke 26/Jun/10 2nd
with James Hulme
Hidden 21/Jun/10 2nd
trish1968 20/Jun/10 Lead
with Laura
neilfish 20/Jun/10 Lead O/S

Led variation in BMC guidebook- E1 5b (not using right hand finger flake)

with Hans
LozM 20/Jun/10 2nd
with Trish M
Hidden 12/Jun/10 Solo O/S
paulharmer 07/Jun/10 TR
with John Price
paulharmer 07/Jun/10 Lead
with John Price
Nicholas Livesey 05/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Lucie Sedlarova
emmafromSB 30/May/10 Lead
with Dan Boast
Hidden 18/May/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/May/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/May/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Apr/10 Solo
Hidden 25/Apr/10 Solo O/S
jwpil 13/Apr/10 Solo O/S
Alkis 03/Apr/10 2nd O/S
chrisclimber_1986 03/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with alkis
stuart34 13/Mar/10 Lead O/S
Webster 13/Mar/10 Solo

my guide book said severe. easy but no gear hence the solo

Marcin78 ??/2010 2nd
with Nick
Sean Kelly ??/2010 -
Mr G 18/Oct/09 Solo O/S
mrstarwarsman 17/Oct/09 Solo
Hidden 17/Oct/09 Solo O/S
dswansonlow 17/Oct/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 17/Oct/09 Solo
Hidden 13/Oct/09 Solo O/S
Matt Bennett 11/Oct/09 Solo O/S
with Luke Copley, Lewis Grey
sasmojo 26/Sep/09 Lead O/S

Rope solo.

with Nikki
Ollie B 20/Sep/09 Solo O/S
dpmUK 27/Aug/09 Solo O/S
Jimbo C 12/Aug/09 Lead O/S

Hospital potential on this one

with Dan
csd23 ?/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Dan Marsh
Mattyk 31/Jul/09 Solo O/S
Sam W 18/Jul/09 Solo
Hidden 14/Jul/09 Solo O/S
Kirk 12/Jul/09 2nd
with Skenders
The Bad Cough 10/May/09 Solo O/S
howlingbaboon 02/May/09 Solo O/S
petemeads 23/Apr/09 Solo
A Downing 18/Apr/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 12/Mar/09 Solo O/S
masonwoods101 ??/2009 Solo
fp219 ??/2009 Solo
RM199 ??/2009 -
Hidden 05/Oct/08 Solo O/S
kdlauder 20/Aug/08 Solo O/S
with Peter Kastner
Hidden 15/Aug/08 Solo
tobydunford 15/Aug/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 30/Jul/08 2nd O/S
Stig 22/Jul/08 Solo O/S
IAmAStone 20/Jul/08 Solo

No gear, thus the solo.

with Tom Parry
Hidden ?/Jul/08 Lead
Hidden 22/Jun/08 Solo
lithos 04/Jun/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 24/May/08 2nd
Hidden 14/May/08 Solo
popebenedictus 13/May/08 Lead O/S

No gear

with Edd Rab
edd rab 13/May/08 2nd O/S
Hidden 06/May/08 Solo rpt
Dale Berry 26/Apr/08 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2008 -
chadrads 17/Nov/07 Solo O/S

solo based on no gear

sean72 17/Nov/07 2nd
with Chadrads
AJ007 07/Oct/07 Solo
Peakpdr 06/Oct/07 -
with PeakDJ
Hidden 25/Aug/07 Lead O/S
cpoad 28/Jul/07 Lead O/S

No protection at all until the very top

with Clare F
Hidden 24/Jul/07 Lead
richardr ?/Jun/07 Solo
Joe Dove 09/May/07 Solo
with kev
Jim Vach 11/Apr/07 Solo O/S
Hidden 08/Apr/07 Solo O/S
craig matheson ?/Apr/07 Solo
Hidden ?/Apr/07 Lead
Graeme Hammond 03/Mar/07 Lead O/S
with Phil Baxter
Hidden ??/2007 Lead
sdht ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 -
Duncan I ??/2007 -
jamiev 29/Oct/06 Solo O/S
adam carless 14/Oct/06 Solo O/S
Nicos 02/Oct/06 Solo O/S
with solo
Hidden ?/Oct/06 TR
Fraser Hughes 09/Sep/06 Lead O/S
IOAN D ??/2006 Solo
with Mills
gonzo_ls9 ??/2006 -
with d
Jon Greengrass ??/2006 -
Pythonist 12/Nov/05 Solo O/S
EAYL 30/Oct/05 Solo
Owen W-G 24/Sep/05 Solo O/S
with Tony Seale
Dave Heaton ?/Sep/05 Lead
Hidden 16/Aug/05 2nd O/S
cem 09/Jul/05 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Apr/05 Lead
Darrell Read 20/Feb/05 Lead O/S
Rampikino 14/Nov/04 Lead
with Liz, Ian, Claire, Glyn
Hidden 02/Oct/04 Solo O/S
dannyboy83 ?/Oct/04 Solo O/S
Graeme Hammond 16/Jun/04 TR O/S
Hidden 13/Jun/04 Lead
Mr Spoons 12/Jun/04 Lead
with Marianne
LankyPaddy 13/Apr/04 Solo O/S
uphillnow ??/2004 Solo

done befor

Neil Curtis 28/Sep/03 Lead rpt
with Ursula Augsdorfer
Hidden ?/Jun/03 Solo
Hidden 27/Apr/03 Lead O/S
chris warner ?/Apr/03 Solo
with ben edwards
Mark Stevenson 05/Oct/02 Solo O/S
Phil West 08/Jun/02 Solo O/S
DerwentDiluted 24/Apr/02 Solo
martroberts 14/Apr/02 Solo O/S
MJS ??/2002 -
CrashMat Rob 18/Aug/01 Solo O/S
with Nicky
Neil Curtis 01/Jul/01 2nd
with Arthur Austin
Blod 09/Apr/00 Lead rpt
Howard J 04/Apr/00 2nd
Roget 20/Feb/00 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2000 -
Ropeboy 16/Oct/99 Solo
bigphil 03/Jul/98 Solo
rocktigger ??/1998 Solo O/S
five ?/Oct/96 Lead O/S
cragspud ?/Jul/95 Lead
Laramadness 09/May/95 Solo
IanD353 ??/1994 Lead O/S
Scott McRae 02/Aug/92 Lead O/S
with Dave Elton
Hammy 14/Jun/92 Solo
NeilGriffiths ??/1992 -
Hidden ?/Oct/91 Solo
babymoac 01/Jun/90 Solo
BRUCESTRAC ??/1988 -
with Chris Cracknell,Various
Hidden ??/1988 Solo
Andy Say 21/Dec/87 Solo
Iain Thow 01/Aug/87 Solo
mark-abz 31/May/87 Solo
goi.ashmore 02/Jun/86 Solo O/S
tapley 28/Jul/83 Solo
Rob Davies 08/Aug/80 Solo
Hidden 27/Oct/79 Solo
mike bridges 06/Nov/77 Solo O/S
Dave Musgrove 18/Apr/76 Solo
with Tim Leach, Dennis Gray
rogerskews ??/1975 -
Hidden 22/Jan/67 Solo
mikej 13/Sep/66 Solo
with Brian Lefevre, John Lee
Hidden 13/May/65 Solo
Hidden 13/Mar/65 Solo
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