12m.

Rockfax Description
The wall immediately to the right of the crack. The route isn't well protected, although it is easy to lean left to place runners, reducing the grade to VS. The crux is accessing the final slab. © Rockfax

FA. Fergus Graham 1920s

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Mick B 26 Aug, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: This felt 5a to me. You can get a good blue Alien in lower down then a big runout, worth carrying a good selections of cams for the higher break.
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βeta: This felt 5a to me. You can get a good blue Alien in lower down then a big runout, worth carrying a good selections of cams for the higher break.
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User Date Style Notes & Partners
mrteale 20 Aug Solo O/S
rickeden 17 Aug Lead O/S
MrFantastic 15 Jul Solo G/U
The Reaper 4 Jul TR O/S Shunt
Shunt
AlexBclimbing 1 Jul Solo rpt
Hidden 21 Jun 2nd rpt
adrianscott 21 Jun Lead O/S
with edd rab
with edd rab
robint12 22 May Lead
with tiga271
with tiga271
cragtyke 7 May Lead small cams useful on lower wall but steady climbing, just hvs maybe.
with Trisha, buxtoncoffeelover
small cams useful on lower wall but steady climbing, just hvs maybe.
with Trisha, buxtoncoffeelover
dynoseb ?Mar Solo O/S
afterthesend 5 Jan Solo O/S
Hidden 15 Sep, 2018 2nd
KeenClimber 9 Aug, 2018 Lead O/S
with Phil Shaw
with Phil Shaw
John Nuttall 9 Aug, 2018 Solo rpt
Hidden 18 Jun, 2018 -
royle883 17 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
John Nuttall 20 Apr, 2018 Solo
Hidden 26 Mar, 2018 -
Andy Moles 8 Oct, 2017 Solo
Jesse Dufton 24 Sep, 2017 2nd
with mol
with mol
mol 24 Sep, 2017 Lead
colin milton 8 Sep, 2017 Lead with a 10 minute rain break in adjoining niche
with a 10 minute rain break in adjoining niche
WillRhodes 21 Aug, 2017 Lead O/S Really nice route. No side runners used, defo HVS.
Really nice route. No side runners used, defo HVS.
Ben Bransby 30 Jul, 2017 Solo
Pete Nugent 18 May, 2017 TR 5a - much harder than Hargreaves Original.
with Mike Bullough, Ian Makin
5a - much harder than Hargreaves Original.
with Mike Bullough, Ian Makin
Hidden 28 Apr, 2017 Lead
mrphilipoldham 13 Apr, 2017 2nd O/S
with Paul Hy
with Paul Hy
Paul Hy 13 Apr, 2017 Lead rpt
Hidden 3 Apr, 2017 -
Wizzy 27 Mar, 2017 Solo
Heather Osborne 14 Mar, 2017 Lead O/S
Philip Hawarden 14 Mar, 2017 2nd O/S Great climb, crux at the top is a bit contrived but make the climb a lot more challenging. Unless you are tall ofc
Great climb, crux at the top is a bit contrived but make the climb a lot more challenging. Unless you are tall ofc
Hidden 24 Feb, 2017 -
Vlad71 5 Nov, 2016 -
CallumJ 25 Sep, 2016 TR
RuthW 25 Sep, 2016 TR
Calum Wadsworth 11 Sep, 2016 Lead O/S
StevieLee 10 Sep, 2016 Lead O/S
with Tom Swift
with Tom Swift
Mark D 30 Jul, 2016 2nd O/S 10 hours of Hell
10 hours of Hell
thetradlad 30 Jul, 2016 Lead O/S
with Mark D
with Mark D
RKernan 22 May, 2016 Lead O/S
stev1e.wilso 22 May, 2016 2nd rpt
with Jess, simon1985
with Jess, simon1985
rholdswo 24 Apr, 2016 Solo O/S
Hidden 19 Apr, 2016 Lead
Nick1812P 10 Apr, 2016 Solo O/S
MrFantastic 16 Mar, 2016 Solo dnf
Hidden ??, 2016 -
rushy11111918 26 Oct, 2015 TR
Scott Quinn 3 Oct, 2015 Solo O/S
spenser 6 Sep, 2015 Lead O/S No meaningful gear until you are through the 4c section, however there is a good amount of insecure 4b climbing near the top so still worth using a rope and gear as protection improves after the crux. A quintessential bold gritstone slab!
with Dean Hepworth
No meaningful gear until you are through the 4c section, however there is a good amount of insecure 4b climbing near the top so still worth using a rope and gear as protection improves after the crux. A quintessential bold gritstone slab!
with Dean Hepworth
cragsman9000 3 Sep, 2015 Lead O/S Guide book said little protection, so I put gear in every placement thinking that it might be my last. Ended up sewing up the whole route! Modern small cams make this route protectable.
with bob_cbr
Guide book said little protection, so I put gear in every placement thinking that it might be my last. Ended up sewing up the whole route! Modern small cams make this route protectable.
with bob_cbr
robblowen 18 Jul, 2015 2nd β 5a
with munch88
5a
with munch88
munch88 17 Jul, 2015 Lead O/S
Pixie-Andy 12 Jul, 2015 Lead O/S Protected from the left hand route so can only claim VS
with ZoeP
Protected from the left hand route so can only claim VS
with ZoeP
charley 26 Jun, 2015 Lead O/S
Ciderslider 26 Jun, 2015 2nd O/S
with charley
with charley
Hidden 26 Apr, 2015 Lead
Brown 19 Apr, 2015 Solo
with Solo
with Solo
buxtoncoffeelover 2 Apr, 2015 Lead Not the best gear for inspiring confidence, but the climbing is fairly friendly.
Not the best gear for inspiring confidence, but the climbing is fairly friendly.
Theo Moore - UKC and UKH 26 Oct, 2014 Solo O/S
Marmoset 12 Oct, 2014 2nd O/S
Marmoset 12 Oct, 2014 2nd O/S
Wizzy ?Oct, 2014 Solo O/S
stev1e.wilso 28 Sep, 2014 2nd O/S
Hidden 11 Jul, 2014 Solo O/S
Bob M 23 Jun, 2014 Lead
with riggy
with riggy
Hidden 11 Jun, 2014 Lead
bobpilgrem 6 May, 2014 TR
with Bob/Nic
with Bob/Nic
WillDoyle 2 May, 2014 Solo
Callum Smith ?Mar, 2014 2nd
Hidden ?Mar, 2014 -
Dan Arkle ??, 2014 -
Mark Salter ??, 2014 -
rurp 10 Dec, 2013 Lead O/S Cold, scary balance climbing good effort for 1920 fergus
with bill farmer
Cold, scary balance climbing good effort for 1920 fergus
with bill farmer
Hidden 20 Sep, 2013 2nd
john_ni 20 Sep, 2013 Lead O/S
with Peak CC
with Peak CC
Hidden 5 Sep, 2013 Lead
Andre Clarke 3 Sep, 2013 2nd
Hidden 2 Sep, 2013 Lead O/S
dr_botnik 30 Jul, 2013 Lead O/S I found a good cam slot that would have protected the crux, quite a soft route.
I found a good cam slot that would have protected the crux, quite a soft route.
Hidden 21 Jul, 2013 TR
Hidden 7 Jul, 2013 2nd
Ian JL 7 Jul, 2013 Lead O/S
migs493 7 Apr, 2013 2nd β Stanage HVS
with lozowen
Stanage HVS
with lozowen
deacondeacon 23 Nov, 2012 Lead O/S More like a vs and didn't find it particularly bold.
More like a vs and didn't find it particularly bold.
Paul Hy 23 Nov, 2012 2nd O/S
Hidden 14 Oct, 2012 2nd
Ewano 7 Oct, 2012 Solo O/S
Dibdawg 10 Sep, 2012 Solo O/S
Strong Steve 3 Sep, 2012 Lead O/S
Hidden 3 Aug, 2012 2nd
pebbles 3 Aug, 2012 2nd felt harder than 4c to me. very bold
felt harder than 4c to me. very bold
Hardcore Pat 11 Jul, 2012 Lead O/S
with Sir William of pettitsmith
with Sir William of pettitsmith
Dafydd Llywelyn 24 Jun, 2012 Solo O/S
BLodge 13 Jun, 2012 TR
victim of mathematics 26 Mar, 2012 Lead O/S
with Jaime
with Jaime
Ed Navigante 23 Mar, 2012 2nd
Jeromecooper 23 Mar, 2012 -
Hidden 19 Mar, 2012 Solo O/S
wi11 13 Jan, 2012 Solo O/S
Hidden 30 Oct, 2011 Lead O/S
Dave Ing 30 Oct, 2011 2nd O/S
shouter 29 Sep, 2011 Lead
SamuelHarris 11 Sep, 2011 Lead β
Gabe Oliver 11 Sep, 2011 Lead O/S Favourite route of the day. interesting with cross winds and a little ballsy in the middle section without too much gear
Favourite route of the day. interesting with cross winds and a little ballsy in the middle section without too much gear
claregardiner 9 Sep, 2011 Lead
migs493 6 Aug, 2011 Solo O/S
tracyclimber 10 Jun, 2011 Lead O/S
PhilCartwright 19 May, 2011 2nd O/S
with Liam Brown
with Liam Brown
Si Croft 6 May, 2011 Lead not much gear placment where needed
with JD
not much gear placment where needed
with JD
Hidden ?May, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 22 Apr, 2011 TR O/S
Hidden 22 Apr, 2011 TR O/S
Hidden 19 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
Nigel Bond 6 Apr, 2011 2nd
with Bern Hardman
with Bern Hardman
Karl Wooffindin 27 Mar, 2011 Lead O/S
with Bryce Rigler
with Bryce Rigler
Hidden 22 Mar, 2011 Solo O/S
Hidden 8 Mar, 2011 -
Dan Mckinlay ??, 2011 -
uphillnow ??, 2011 -
Hidden ?Dec, 2010 -
Garron 24 Oct, 2010 Lead O/S Guide says basically unprotected so took too little gear, there is some protection and two 0.3 camelot placements
Guide says basically unprotected so took too little gear, there is some protection and two 0.3 camelot placements
Hidden 26 Sep, 2010 Lead O/S
hamer89 11 Sep, 2010 Solo
holters 4 Aug, 2010 -
gingergeorge 4 Aug, 2010 Lead
with holters
with holters
Steve J P 30 May, 2010 2nd
with JDDD
with JDDD
JDDD 30 May, 2010 Lead
Shad 30 May, 2010 2nd
Jonathan Hall 1 May, 2010 Solo
Hidden 8 Apr, 2010 Lead O/S
Hidden ?Apr, 2010 Solo O/S
Hidden ?Apr, 2010 Lead
Hidden 27 Mar, 2010 -
Crofty 27 Mar, 2010 Lead O/S
Sean Kelly ??, 2010 -
dannyboy83 17 Oct, 2009 Solo O/S
tompilgrem 19 Sep, 2009 2nd
bobpilgrem 19 Sep, 2009 TR O/S Nice line-bottom section felt easy- but with no pro- some small friends would help towards the top.Easy 4C but very bold.
Nice line-bottom section felt easy- but with no pro- some small friends would help towards the top.Easy 4C but very bold.
Hidden 23 Aug, 2009 Lead rpt
Mark_RMC 15 Aug, 2009 Lead A bold and delicate climb with a couple of side runners low down to offer some (but not much) protection.
with Michelle
A bold and delicate climb with a couple of side runners low down to offer some (but not much) protection.
with Michelle
Phil West 4 Jul, 2009 2nd rpt
with Chris Tan & Wingnut
with Chris Tan & Wingnut
rocktigger 13 Jun, 2009 2nd The problems lower down can be avoided but attacking the centre of the top bulge gives the best move of the route.
with Jonny
The problems lower down can be avoided but attacking the centre of the top bulge gives the best move of the route.
with Jonny
dunk 13 Jun, 2009 TR
with rocktigger
with rocktigger
Crotchett 13 Jun, 2009 TR
with dunk
with dunk
Chris the Tall 2 Apr, 2009 Solo rpt
Oceanic 22 Mar, 2009 -
RM199 ??, 2009 -
metal arms 24 Dec, 2008 Solo O/S
9fingerjon 20 Sep, 2008 Lead
Hidden 20 Sep, 2008 2nd
maybe_si 21 Jul, 2008 Solo O/S
Mattyk 21 Jul, 2008 Solo O/S a bit of a lame route as you can step left at any time if you chicken out.
a bit of a lame route as you can step left at any time if you chicken out.
Andy Hudson 11 Jun, 2008 TR
with Jayne
with Jayne
Hidden 2 Jun, 2008 Lead O/S
Franco Cookson OLD 31 May, 2008 Solo O/S
Hidden 20 May, 2008 TR
JHM 11 May, 2008 Lead O/S Think I might've copped out a bit in a moment of desperation. Very run out, very little gear. went too far to the left.
with Rayan
Think I might've copped out a bit in a moment of desperation. Very run out, very little gear. went too far to the left.
with Rayan
Gambit 8 May, 2008 Lead O/S
with Carl
with Carl
Gambit 8 May, 2008 Lead O/S
with Carl
with Carl
AJ007 19 Mar, 2008 Solo
Chris the Tall 17 Feb, 2008 Solo rpt
Joe Dove 10 Feb, 2008 2nd
with kev
with kev
mic_b 6 Jan, 2008 Lead O/S
Hidden ??, 2008 -
daveagriff ??, 2008 Lead
Hannah Moulton ??, 2008 Lead
with Rob Middleton
with Rob Middleton
UKB Shark 1 Dec, 2007 Solo rpt
Hidden 22 Sep, 2007 Lead
Hidden 18 Sep, 2007 Solo
maybe_si 6 Jul, 2007 Lead O/S
with charlie
with charlie
cpoad 26 May, 2007 TR O/S
with Clare F
with Clare F
Graeme Hammond 11 Mar, 2007 Solo O/S
Hidden ??, 2007 -
Rob Kennard ??, 2007 -
Wil Treasure ??, 2007 -
Whitt 16 Sep, 2006 Lead O/S
with Anne
with Anne
bobette 11 Sep, 2006 2nd O/S
with mike
with mike
chrissloan84 19 Aug, 2006 Solo O/S
Hidden 10 Jul, 2006 2nd
Hidden 29 Apr, 2006 Lead O/S
UKB Shark 29 Mar, 2006 Solo
Hidden 23 Mar, 2006 Solo
Sidekick ??, 2006 Lead O/S
UKB Shark 29 Oct, 2005 Solo rpt
Rampikino 4 Jun, 2005 Lead
with Claire, Liz, Mark & Rob
with Claire, Liz, Mark & Rob
reg_measures 25 Mar, 2005 Solo O/S
Phil West 19 Mar, 2005 2nd rpt
with Chris Tan, Ed, James Rowe
with Chris Tan, Ed, James Rowe
Chris the Tall 19 Feb, 2005 Solo rpt
Hidden 25 Jun, 2004 Lead
steveb2006 23 Jun, 2004 Solo
Hidden 6 Jun, 2004 Solo
Hidden ??, 2004 Solo
steveb2006 1 Nov, 2003 Solo
with Dave Taylor
with Dave Taylor
Hidden 17 Aug, 2003 Lead O/S
mikeyjbs 2 Jul, 2003 Lead O/S
Phil West 21 Jun, 2003 Solo O/S
Hidden 20 Jun, 2003 Solo O/S
Hidden 6 Oct, 2002 Solo
Hidden ?Aug, 2002 Lead O/S
Hidden ??, 2002 -
Hidden ?Sep, 2001 Solo
Hidden 29 Aug, 2001 Lead
Hidden ??, 2000 -
akhughes ??, 2000 -
Hidden 24 May, 1999 Lead O/S
Simon Pearce ??, 1999 -
Iain Thow 27 May, 1997 Lead
with Alex Doherty
with Alex Doherty
Rog Wilko ?Nov, 1995 Lead
with Debbie Wilkinson
with Debbie Wilkinson
Chris the Tall ?Jun, 1995 Solo
NeilGriffiths ??, 1991 -
Tom V 22 Jun, 1988 Solo
goi.ashmore 3 May, 1988 Solo β
mike bridges 30 May, 1986 2nd O/S Pat did R-H Trinity and I did F G`s direct traversing back to take his runners out.
with Pat Meeds
Pat did R-H Trinity and I did F G`s direct traversing back to take his runners out.
with Pat Meeds
Dave Musgrove 22 May, 1986 -
Rick51 3 Jul, 1983 Lead
Neil McA 14 Apr, 1981 Solo
Hidden 14 Feb, 1981 Solo
Hidden 19 Apr, 1980 Solo
duncan ?Nov, 1979 Solo O/S
mikej 19 Oct, 1979 TR
with Mike Byles
with Mike Byles
Mark Kemball 1 May, 1977 Solo
mikej 29 Jun, 1969 Solo
with Geoff Williams
with Geoff Williams
mikej 1 Jun, 1969 Solo
with E C/W
with E C/W
mikej 10 Sep, 1967 Solo Not sure the line was correct.
with Steve Radford, Ted Markham, Nigel Sumner
Not sure the line was correct.
with Steve Radford, Ted Markham, Nigel Sumner
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High E1
Mid E1
Low E1
High HVS
Mid HVS
Low HVS
High VS
Mid VS
Low VS
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High 5a
Mid 5a
Low 5a
High 4c
Mid 4c
Low 4c
High 4b
Mid 4b
Low 4b
Votes cast 31
Votes cast 27
Style of Ascent
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Soloed
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