Rockfax Description
Climb the steep shallow groove on the right-hand side of the overhanging face to a good ledge. The holds are better than you might expect though the runners aren't. Finish up the short overhanging crack just to the left, or escape right - tut tut. © Rockfax

FA. Bill Birch (one nut) 1968. FFA. John Allen 1973

Ticklists: Stanage Routes BMC Graded List, Ron Fawcetts 100 extremes in a day, Pete's 150 Peak Extremes.

Hidden 28/Sep/17 Lead O/S
LBrown 28/Sep/17 Solo

E1 finish

marcduhig 20/Aug/17 Lead O/S
with Edward W, Alex Pond
cragsman9000 10/Aug/17 Lead O/S
with Neil
Harald 21/May/17 Lead O/S
climberchristy 22/Apr/17 Lead G/U

Glad to do this as backed off it a couple of years ago.

with bencole
patrickcd 06/Apr/17 2nd
with Ed
max_dickens 27/Nov/16 Lead O/S

Started up the E3, got really pumped and had to dig deep! Not used to this grit stuff yet. Ace fun

with Bow
James Beaumont 27/Nov/16 2nd O/S
with Max
kermit_uk 23/Oct/16 Lead O/S
Wizzy 19/Oct/16 2nd O/S
WillGraham1 25/Jun/16 Lead O/S
daniel heaton 25/Jun/16 2nd

Escaped right horrible jam against final roof

dobby 200 25/Jun/16 TR RP
hervenuttall ?/May/16 Lead O/S
with Matt W
Gambit 21/Apr/16 Lead O/S

Just keep saying better than expected holds on every move

phil64 10/Apr/16 Lead O/S

Excellent fun

with Andy Bowman
samrad 25/Mar/16 Lead O/S

I was planning on doing guillotine but after realising the swing potential for the second i climbed back along along under the roof and finished up this.

with Richard
Hannes B 12/Mar/16 Lead β
with Tom
bclifton 26/Sep/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/May/15 Lead O/S
Dave Musgrove Jnr 22/Apr/15 2nd
with Louis
Louishmouis 22/Apr/15 Lead
with Dave
Mark Warnett ?/Apr/15 Lead O/S

First moves of the E3 then finished on this by mistake

Alistair Corbett 09/Nov/14 Lead O/S
with Sam hamer
NDD 29/Jun/14 Solo
Jay.Carr 14/Jun/14 Solo
Jay.Carr 08/Jun/14 Solo
Hidden 02/May/14 Lead
Speeddemonsi 11/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Andrew Barker 11/Apr/14 2nd
with Si
Albachoss 02/Apr/14 2nd β

Proper finish. Dyno'd to a heelhook then grunted to glory

with Ben
nimajneb 02/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Nick1812P 01/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Ben
benkelsey 01/Apr/14 2nd O/S

strange anti line to finish

Gudge 31/Oct/13 Solo rpt

E1 variant finish.

Gudge 31/Oct/13 Solo rpt

E1 variant finish.

Gudge 08/Oct/13 Solo rpt

E1 finish x 3.

Gudge 08/Oct/13 Solo rpt

E1 finish x 2.

Gudge 08/Oct/13 Solo rpt

E1 finish x 1.

Hidden 29/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Chris Craggs 18/Aug/13 2nd

Biggish pulls, decent holds!

with Graham Parkes
Gudge 08/Aug/13 Lead O/S

Found the first bit to the ledge fine and gear (small cam) was adequate. The top bit through the overhang was a beast of a mantelshelf-thrutch-swim-bellyflop-grovel though!

Graeme Hammond 23/Apr/13 Lead rpt

with proper finish this time + no pads (previously escaped right as per the E1 version when soloed O/S done above snow & mats)

ellis 10/Apr/13 Sent

foot of snow, finished R

with Tom Holdsworth, Dave Musgrove
Dave Musgrove Jnr 10/Apr/13 Solo
with Blonde, Ellis Ash
Graeme Hammond 05/Apr/13 Solo O/S

Very nice, above snow and pads but still felt like a solo higher up, escaped right at top (E1 finish), will be back for the full tick

with Mark R
mark20 16/Feb/13 Solo O/S
Hidden 16/Feb/13 Solo O/S
jwpil 26/Oct/12 Lead O/S
with Deacon
deacondeacon 15/Oct/12 Lead O/S
shed_hed 28/Jul/12 2nd O/S

Hybrid of start of guillotine and finish of old dragon.

with Alun Freem
Mr Sparkle 23/May/12 Lead O/S
with Chris Taylor
Hidden 21/May/12 Solo
maddy.c 31/Mar/12 -
tom.e 23/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Brown 18/Mar/12 Solo
with Solo
Hidden 19/Nov/11 Lead O/S
Jeromecooper 13/Aug/11 -
john lynch 19/May/11 Lead O/S
with Tom
James Oswald 08/May/11 2nd dog

Several of the pulls felt brutal.

uphillnow ??/2011 -
Hidden ?/Dec/10 -
Hidden 12/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Jun/10 2nd dnf
JulesV 09/Nov/09 Solo
Hidden 29/Oct/09 Lead β
dannyboy83 10/Oct/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Apr/09 2nd rpt
Hidden 12/Apr/09 TR dog
Nom 12/Apr/09 Solo
with Joe Bream
Hidden 16/Nov/08 Lead
Si dH 18/Oct/08 2nd O/S
with Neil Furniss
Hidden 18/Oct/08 Lead O/S
Tez29 28/May/08 Lead O/S
with Ivan
Nicos 19/May/08 Lead O/S
with frazer
Phill Mitch ??/2008 Lead O/S
with dave
kingholmesy ??/2008 Lead O/S
MYSSAK 07/Oct/07 Solo rpt
Hidden 11/Jul/07 Lead dog
Pythonist 29/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with Chris Jennions
Garan 22/Apr/06 Lead O/S

Interesting moves over in a flash.

with Iain Fisher
Ben Bransby 15/May/05 -
Hidden 09/Oct/04 Lead
Mark Davies PK ?/Oct/03 Solo O/S
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 14/Jun/03 2nd O/S
DubyaJamesDubya ?/Jun/03 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Aug/02 Lead dog
Hidden ??/2002 -
Hidden 22/May/01 Lead
goi.ashmore 19/Aug/00 Lead O/S
with Roy Thomas
Hidden ??/2000 -
Boy ??/2000 -
nige ??/2000 -
Hidden ??/1998 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Oct/96 Lead
Roget 12/Jun/95 Lead O/S
crossleysm ??/1994 Lead


Hidden 04/Jul/93 Lead
Hidden ??/1985 2nd
Hidden 16/Jul/84 Lead
stp 03/Mar/84 Solo O/S
KRB 11/Aug/83 Solo O/S
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