16m.

Rockfax Description
Climb the right-hand crack in the recess. OK - though avoiding the previous route completely can be problematic. © Rockfax

FA. Bob Brayshaw 1957

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Rob Davies 17 Jul Show βeta
βeta: 4c in the BMC guide, but a sandbag at 5a if you avoid the crack to the L. Beware loose block lurking in the grass.
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βeta: 4c in the BMC guide, but a sandbag at 5a if you avoid the crack to the L. Beware loose block lurking in the grass.
JMAB 7 Jul Show βeta
βeta: Middle of the route contains a very loose large block.
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βeta: Middle of the route contains a very loose large block.
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User Date Style Notes & Partners
Jack Pearl 16 Sep Lead
Edward Church 18 Aug 2nd O/S Horrible
with Joseph Lord, James Thomas
Horrible
with Joseph Lord, James Thomas
Joseph Lord 18 Aug 2nd
Rob Davies 16 Jul 2nd dog Quite a struggle - 5b surely, unless very tall. An odd but typical choice of a warm-up...
with Phil A
Quite a struggle - 5b surely, unless very tall. An odd but typical choice of a warm-up...
with Phil A
JMAB 6 Jul 2nd O/S
Hidden 2 Jun 2nd
Hidden 2 Jun Lead O/S
ChristyCole 2 Jun Lead O/S
Hidden 2 Jun 2nd O/S
Happyguyme 1 Jun Lead
with BenP
with BenP
BenP 1 Jun AltLd
Jesse Dufton 19 May Lead
with mol
with mol
mol 19 May 2nd
Hidden 22 Mar Lead O/S
FaffmasterG 25 Feb 2nd
Deezel65 25 Feb Lead O/S One sharp move.
One sharp move.
crossleysm 17 Feb Lead O/S
with Dale Colver
with Dale Colver
Mattblackwell 16 Feb Lead β
with Shugs
with Shugs
clanger ?? -
stev1e.wilso 15 Sep, 2018 2nd dog
bradleyrichards93 22 Aug, 2018 Lead O/S
Hidden 31 Jul, 2018 2nd O/S
Hidden 23 Jul, 2018 2nd O/S
Steve_westy 23 Jul, 2018 Lead dog
Hidden 6 Jun, 2018 Lead
umbungowine 9 Oct, 2017 Lead RP
SteveJCox 5 Aug, 2017 Lead O/S
Andrew Holden 5 Aug, 2017 2nd
Ben Bransby 30 Jul, 2017 Solo
Murilo Lessa 26 Jul, 2017 Lead
with Bryan M
with Bryan M
Bryan M 26 Jul, 2017 2nd A bit of beast, harder than Leaning Buttress Gully
A bit of beast, harder than Leaning Buttress Gully
Cheryl 18 Jul, 2017 Lead dog
with zoe155
with zoe155
Andypeak 17 Jul, 2017 2nd
gaz3212 17 Jul, 2017 Lead O/S
adam clarke 17 Jun, 2017 TR O/S TR solo
TR solo
magd3026 3 Jun, 2017 Lead
Hidden 3 Jun, 2017 AltLd dnf
NinaR 26 May, 2017 2nd O/S
with samkat
with samkat
Hidden 26 May, 2017 -
Jim Walton 24 May, 2017 Lead
with PennyL
with PennyL
cragsman9000 11 May, 2017 Lead O/S
with bob_cbr
with bob_cbr
00robhar 10 May, 2017 Lead O/S
with Jaswant
with Jaswant
Albie 29 Apr, 2017 2nd O/S hard moves through the crux
hard moves through the crux
Pete Randall 29 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S
with Albie
with Albie
Hidden 31 Mar, 2017 Lead O/S
Hidden 25 Mar, 2017 Lead O/S
GaborS 30 Oct, 2016 Lead Very wet and slimy. It was a bit of a struggle, but the exit move was actually a lot more positive that it first looked.
with Anne
Very wet and slimy. It was a bit of a struggle, but the exit move was actually a lot more positive that it first looked.
with Anne
pete1993 25 Sep, 2016 Lead O/S shame its only one short sequence really, good fun though, sinker jams and powerful moves
with sbhb
shame its only one short sequence really, good fun though, sinker jams and powerful moves
with sbhb
buxtoncoffeelover 17 Sep, 2016 Lead A little strenuous jamming & pulling out & round the overhang. Grubby, but at least it was dry today
with smoreda
A little strenuous jamming & pulling out & round the overhang. Grubby, but at least it was dry today
with smoreda
Mark Stevenson 24 May, 2016 Lead O/S
with Malcolm Max Streeton
with Malcolm Max Streeton
Pixie-Andy 7 May, 2016 2nd O/S We took the alternative finish with the slightly committing wild swing out, onto Leaning Buttress Direct.
We took the alternative finish with the slightly committing wild swing out, onto Leaning Buttress Direct.
Angeline 7 May, 2016 2nd dog Fell twice on the overhang. After sacrificing sufficient blood, finished with the step out onto the arête.
Fell twice on the overhang. After sacrificing sufficient blood, finished with the step out onto the arête.
Nick1812P 10 Apr, 2016 Solo O/S desperate and somewhat eliminate, a poor man's Unprintable. also loose blocks in the upper gully/chimney.
desperate and somewhat eliminate, a poor man's Unprintable. also loose blocks in the upper gully/chimney.
MrFantastic 23 Feb, 2016 Solo O/S
Caitlin 11 Oct, 2015 2nd
Andypeak 30 Aug, 2015 Lead
Hidden 30 Aug, 2015 2nd O/S
MartinW92 16 Aug, 2015 Lead dog
Hidden 12 Jul, 2015 2nd O/S
Rembrandt 12 Jul, 2015 Lead O/S
BTphonehome 3 Jul, 2015 Lead O/S
with Cass
with Cass
Mike W 21 Jun, 2015 2nd
with Dogwood
with Dogwood
Dogwood 21 Jun, 2015 Lead dnf Bailed and used the left crack. Went out right onto leaning buttress after.
with Mike W
Bailed and used the left crack. Went out right onto leaning buttress after.
with Mike W
keitht 18 Jun, 2015 Lead O/S Desperately hard moves over the overhang if done purely on the right. Very well protected. So pumpy for a few moves! There is a very loose large block in the gully above which can easily be avoided.
with Dave Lomas
Desperately hard moves over the overhang if done purely on the right. Very well protected. So pumpy for a few moves! There is a very loose large block in the gully above which can easily be avoided.
with Dave Lomas
Hidden 10 May, 2015 2nd O/S
khalidq 10 May, 2015 Lead RP Second attempt and I just made it. Really hard figuring this one out. Exhausting.
Second attempt and I just made it. Really hard figuring this one out. Exhausting.
hamer89 14 Apr, 2015 Solo
craig.england1 ??, 2015 Lead
abtibbs 11 Oct, 2014 Lead O/S One move wonder
with Jake
One move wonder
with Jake
Hidden 21 Sep, 2014 Lead
icantthinkrightnow 14 Sep, 2014 Lead
morganator 18 Aug, 2014 Solo O/S
deacondeacon 16 Aug, 2014 Lead O/S
Jesse Dufton 9 Aug, 2014 Lead
with mol
with mol
mol 9 Aug, 2014 2nd
the power 4 Mar, 2014 2nd O/S shite
shite
dr_botnik 4 Mar, 2014 Lead dog
joem 23 Feb, 2014 AltLd O/S
with partz
with partz
partz 23 Feb, 2014 AltLd O/S Found it nails! Pulled round the lip on third attempt and had to fight my feet slipping on some green. Really powerful, elimnated the LHS entirely. Pitched after the overhang, brought Henry, Adam and Joe up as Leah couldn't get the move. Joe lead a second pitch.
Found it nails! Pulled round the lip on third attempt and had to fight my feet slipping on some green. Really powerful, elimnated the LHS entirely. Pitched after the overhang, brought Henry, Adam and Joe up as Leah couldn't get the move. Joe lead a second pitch.
adam6509 23 Feb, 2014 AltLd
with partz
with partz
Dan Arkle ??, 2014 -
Tom Downes 5 Oct, 2013 Lead
Amy Ellie 5 Oct, 2013 2nd
Hidden 20 Sep, 2013 2nd
john max 20 Sep, 2013 Lead
danny269 19 Aug, 2013 Lead
with Keir
with Keir
victim of mathematics 17 May, 2013 Lead O/S Not sure how this is independent of Leaning Buttress Gully, unless you're meant to avoid bridging, in which case it's certainly harder than VS. Good fun all the same.
with Jaime
Not sure how this is independent of Leaning Buttress Gully, unless you're meant to avoid bridging, in which case it's certainly harder than VS. Good fun all the same.
with Jaime
CKegan 26 Apr, 2013 2nd
Hidden 26 Apr, 2013 Lead dnf
gcandlin 20 Apr, 2013 2nd Harder than I remember
with terry lines
Harder than I remember
with terry lines
pie_eater_pete 3 Mar, 2013 Solo O/S
with bwestwood
with bwestwood
ianar.davis 16 Nov, 2012 2nd O/S
brownie mike 7 Oct, 2012 Lead O/S
khalidq 3 Oct, 2012 Lead dnf Started raining and I didn't feel strong enough to pull out and over the roof.
with Dan Vaj
Started raining and I didn't feel strong enough to pull out and over the roof.
with Dan Vaj
steve prior ?Oct, 2012 Lead
with Andy C
with Andy C
john max 4 Sep, 2012 2nd
with john_ni
with john_ni
john_ni 4 Sep, 2012 Lead John backed down from overhang; made the move on second attempt
John backed down from overhang; made the move on second attempt
shouter 9 Aug, 2012 Lead
Hidden 12 Jul, 2012 Lead dnf
steve-grigg 25 Jun, 2012 Lead rpt
Hidden 26 Feb, 2012 Lead O/S
Hidden ??, 2012 -
Scott Anderson ??, 2012 -
Hidden ??, 2012 Lead O/S
TCarrick 22 Oct, 2011 Lead O/S
steve-grigg 22 Oct, 2011 Lead O/S
treg 10 Sep, 2011 2nd Seconded Ben after stepping down from the lead.
Seconded Ben after stepping down from the lead.
francesanncavanagh 17 Aug, 2011 2nd cool little overhang :)
with Dave Bryant, Matt Hale
cool little overhang :)
with Dave Bryant, Matt Hale
Hidden 13 Aug, 2011 Lead O/S
philippe ?Aug, 2011 Lead
1906johns 20 Jul, 2011 -
Hidden 2 Jul, 2011 2nd O/S
Blurgy319 2 Jul, 2011 Lead O/S New guidebook gives 5a which seems fair, shame it's all over after the one move, still gets a star though
with Peter Williams
New guidebook gives 5a which seems fair, shame it's all over after the one move, still gets a star though
with Peter Williams
Gambit 21 Jun, 2011 2nd O/S
with barney1
with barney1
Hidden 21 Jun, 2011 Lead O/S
Ragnaar 15 Jun, 2011 2nd O/S Martin took a fall on this, and stopped just short of the floor. Couldn't retrieve the wire so a number 4 is now in-situ! I am tall and found the move ok.
with martin hirons
Martin took a fall on this, and stopped just short of the floor. Couldn't retrieve the wire so a number 4 is now in-situ! I am tall and found the move ok.
with martin hirons
AsleepOnBelay 14 Jun, 2011 2nd O/S Better than it looks, tough moves to get out from under the block for a VS.
with Steve PCC
Better than it looks, tough moves to get out from under the block for a VS.
with Steve PCC
gb83 4 May, 2011 Lead dnf fell moving through the roof. lowered and climbed leaning buttress gully.
with Rob Mitchell
fell moving through the roof. lowered and climbed leaning buttress gully.
with Rob Mitchell
mikehenesy 20 Apr, 2011 Lead dog Bugger me, what a struggle and tutoring Paul in correct belaying technique at the same time! First route of the day, what a warm up.
with Paul Smith
Bugger me, what a struggle and tutoring Paul in correct belaying technique at the same time! First route of the day, what a warm up.
with Paul Smith
Hidden 18 Apr, 2011 2nd O/S
RKernan 18 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
with bugs29
with bugs29
James_D 12 Apr, 2011 Lead dnf Not a good warm up!
with Dave
Not a good warm up!
with Dave
Davebryant ??, 2011 Lead O/S
with Matt Hale, Fran Cavanagh
with Matt Hale, Fran Cavanagh
uphillnow ??, 2011 -
Hidden ?Dec, 2010 -
JohnHutch 28 Jul, 2010 Lead dnf Too hard for sandals!
with L
Too hard for sandals!
with L
JDDD 30 May, 2010 Lead
Shad 30 May, 2010 2nd
Hidden 21 May, 2010 2nd dog
mark4344 21 May, 2010 Lead
with andreas and matt, Andreas, Matt Payne, Nick Coles
with andreas and matt, Andreas, Matt Payne, Nick Coles
Anthony Allsopp 9 May, 2010 Lead O/S Really neat moves round the overhang but shame it's a one move wonder!
with Richard Wilkinson
Really neat moves round the overhang but shame it's a one move wonder!
with Richard Wilkinson
Richard G Wilkinson 9 May, 2010 2nd O/S
with Anthony Allsopp
with Anthony Allsopp
craig naylor 22 Apr, 2010 Lead O/S
Tony Holdsworth 23 Mar, 2010 Lead rpt Last done as a youth! Tiring...
with Guido
Last done as a youth! Tiring...
with Guido
Hidden 23 Mar, 2010 -
Hidden 21 Mar, 2010 Lead O/S
Seymore Butt ??, 2010 -
RossG ??, 2010 -
mattshort 7 Nov, 2009 Lead O/S
frume 21 Sep, 2009 Lead O/S Very hard getting past the overhang, I had to down climb, rest and do it the second time. The rest of the climb was firly easy.
with Saff
Very hard getting past the overhang, I had to down climb, rest and do it the second time. The rest of the climb was firly easy.
with Saff
howlingbaboon 11 Sep, 2009 Lead O/S
Hidden 11 Sep, 2009 2nd
gcandlin 22 Aug, 2009 Lead β Hard and scary to pull over the roof.
with Fat climber
Hard and scary to pull over the roof.
with Fat climber
Fatclimber 22 Aug, 2009 Lead dnf Could not get past the roof
Could not get past the roof
Brown 10 Jul, 2009 Solo O/S
with Solo
with Solo
miastacey ?May, 2009 2nd
with Heather Clarke
with Heather Clarke
tinyali 19 Apr, 2009 2nd O/S
with Tim Webber
with Tim Webber
keith leonard ??, 2009 -
BRUCESTRAC ??, 2009 -
SteveM 15 Oct, 2008 Lead O/S
kitkat78 15 Oct, 2008 2nd O/S
with SteveM
with SteveM
Graeme Hammond 28 Sep, 2008 Lead O/S
with Barra
with Barra
Fat Tim 1 Jul, 2008 Lead O/S
with Miss SB
with Miss SB
Neil D 12 Jun, 2008 Lead dog
Hidden 12 Jun, 2008 2nd O/S
tanssop 4 Jun, 2008 2nd dog loud swearing allowed on this route I reckon
with Mark
loud swearing allowed on this route I reckon
with Mark
Hidden 4 Jun, 2008 Lead O/S
Franco Cookson OLD 4 Jun, 2008 Solo O/S
Franco Cookson OLD 31 May, 2008 Solo O/S
Kit Gillibrand 31 May, 2008 2nd dog Terrible climb. Not worth the effort.
with Roly Chuter
Terrible climb. Not worth the effort.
with Roly Chuter
Rollo 31 May, 2008 Lead O/S
with Kit
with Kit
adam coxsell ?May, 2008 2nd
mikeyg 23 Apr, 2008 Lead O/S
gnc760 23 Apr, 2008 Lead O/S
with Simon Hazelwood
with Simon Hazelwood
Hidden ??, 2008 -
TrollJester ??, 2008 AltLd O/S
with VARIOUS Throughout 80's+90's
with VARIOUS Throughout 80's+90's
daveagriff ??, 2008 Lead
Hidden ??, 2008 -
sdht ??, 2008 -
Hidden 15 Nov, 2007 Lead O/S
Lizzy Andrew 15 Nov, 2007 2nd
rayash 23 Oct, 2007 2nd
with steveluco
with steveluco
Hidden 9 Sep, 2007 Lead O/S
Hidden 11 May, 2007 Lead O/S
Mutl3y 26 Apr, 2007 2nd
with TonyM
with TonyM
Hidden 26 Apr, 2007 Lead O/S
craig matheson ?Apr, 2007 Solo
Hidden ??, 2007 -
Hidden ??, 2007 -
dannyboy83 ?Jun, 2006 Solo O/S
Neil Adams ??, 2006 -
UKB Shark 29 Oct, 2005 Solo rpt
reg_measures ?Oct, 2005 2nd O/S
with Ralph
with Ralph
Hidden ?Jul, 2005 Lead O/S
Stig 20 Jun, 2005 Lead O/S
with Charlie Reade-Jahn
with Charlie Reade-Jahn
mikeyjbs 23 Apr, 2005 2nd O/S
with lachie, davina budd
with lachie, davina budd
Martin Bennett 25 Mar, 2005 -
with MT
with MT
ChrisBrooke 12 Jun, 2004 2nd
with John Inkpen
with John Inkpen
Hidden ??, 2004 Lead
Hidden ?Oct, 2003 Lead O/S
rayles 29 Mar, 2003 Lead O/S
with Coni
with Coni
Russell Flynn 14 Jul, 2001 Lead O/S
Mark Davies PK ??, 2000 Lead O/S
Hidden ??, 2000 -
Simon Pearce ??, 1999 -
Adi Hooper ??, 1999 Lead
with Sherborne Adventure Group
with Sherborne Adventure Group
Hidden ??, 1996 -
RossG123 ??, 1996 Solo
nigehughes ?Jul, 1995 AltLd
with Pete Kay
with Pete Kay
Hidden 20 Aug, 1994 Lead
babymoac 13 Jul, 1991 2nd
with Sid
with Sid
Andy Say 19 Nov, 1988 Solo
Dave Musgrove 22 May, 1986 -
ajtay ??, 1986 Lead
Ian Clare ??, 1985 -
Rob Davies 6 May, 1984 2nd
with Tony Welsh
with Tony Welsh
charlesmfrench 11 Jun, 1983 2nd O/S
Ian Clare ??, 1982 -
Andy Fielding ??, 1979 2nd
Hidden ?May, 1977 -
Hidden 17 Nov, 1974 2nd
Nigel Bond 22 Jun, 1973 2nd
with Andy Hodges
with Andy Hodges
Canyak ??, 1973 -
greenbuoy 22 Aug, 1971 2nd
with Terry Taylor
with Terry Taylor
Rick51 15 May, 1971 Lead
Hidden 28 Apr, 1968 2nd
mikej 3 Jul, 1967 Lead
with Geoff Williams
with Geoff Williams
Hidden 3 Oct, 1965 Lead
Hidden 10 Jul, 1965 Lead
Hidden 22 May, 1965 Lead
Hidden 1 May, 1965 Lead
Hidden 28 Apr, 1965 Lead
Hidden 25 Apr, 1965 Lead
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