Rockfax Description
Climb the wall past a suspect flake to a tricky finish. Also known as Blunt Arete. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
Appears as Blunt Arete in the BMC guide

Hidden 07/Jan TR RP
Lord_ash2000 06/Nov/17 Lead O/S
Felix la shat 25/Oct/17 Solo O/S
Hidden 15/Oct/17 Lead
Ron 15/Oct/17 2nd O/S
with Clive, Dawn
john max 28/Sep/17 2nd
stevelismore 28/Sep/17 2nd O/S

The so called "suspect flake" seemed solid to me

with Chris PCC
Sam Cooke 06/Sep/17 2nd
colin milton 06/Sep/17 Lead
with sam
mrteale 02/Sep/17 Solo O/S
Ben.Collingwood 29/Aug/17 2nd O/S
Andy Hardy 20/Aug/17 2nd O/S
kermit_uk 20/Aug/17 2nd rpt
chrisdjackson 23/Jul/17 Lead O/S
with Beth, John
gar0cky 22/Jul/17 Lead O/S

Struggle / grovel at top - not sure right - to be repeated

with Raj
Amy121 16/Jul/17 Lead
tprebs 16/Jun/17 Solo O/S
Ben Bransby 09/Jun/17 Solo
RagingPuffin 01/Jun/17 Solo O/S
Col Kingshott 31/May/17 Lead O/S
Lmt 21/May/17 2nd
with Richard
suerace1 21/May/17 TR
galpinos 22/Apr/17 Solo rpt
scottycrimpsalot89 21/Apr/17 Lead O/S

Worth 2 stars in my opinion

James Oakes 30/Mar/17 Solo O/S
Milnes 27/Mar/17 Solo O/S
James.houghton 25/Mar/17 2nd
with Antreas
mattcooperkay 07/Dec/16 Lead
with Gareth
Hidden 07/Dec/16 2nd
Hidden 26/Nov/16 2nd O/S
Hidden 26/Nov/16 2nd
FrancisI 31/Oct/16 Lead O/S
with Mark D
Hidden 15/Oct/16 Lead
Hidden 18/Sep/16 Lead O/S
Clama 18/Sep/16 2nd O/S
with Maia
AndyPagett 18/Sep/16 2nd O/S

Not much, followed by an awesome finish.

with Nick Edwards, Sarah Hennell
tommccluskey 10/Sep/16 Solo O/S
andork123 30/Aug/16 Lead O/S

lovely moves to a less friendly topout!

khalidq 28/Aug/16 Lead O/S
with Max Adamson
akhughes 21/Aug/16 Solo O/S
Pixie-Andy 13/Aug/16 2nd O/S
andyclimber 13/Aug/16 Lead O/S
with sshandy
Kipper-Phil Smith 05/Aug/16 Solo
Rosie Henstock 30/Jul/16 Lead rpt
TGreen 30/Jul/16 2nd O/S
dsgarner 27/Jul/16 Lead O/S
with Jamie Batey
hotfeet 06/Jul/16 Lead O/S
ashtond6 03/Jul/16 Solo O/S
Hidden 26/Jun/16 2nd
MD 18/Jun/16 2nd
with Richard H
Alex 74 18/Jun/16 Lead rpt
with Declan
db79 08/May/16 Lead O/S

Easy enough up to the nicely rounded top out.

leopolian 19/Apr/16 2nd β
keitht 19/Apr/16 Solo
Naomi.P 19/Apr/16 Lead

Nice route. Tricky top out. Potentially a bit soft or maybe I'm a bit strong ;)

with Leo H
Knot-Paul 10/Apr/16 Lead O/S
with Mick
robblowen 05/Apr/16 Solo rpt
Jgresh 21/Mar/16 Solo O/S
Matt Broadhurst 29/Feb/16 Lead O/S
with JC
tomB 27/Feb/16 Lead O/S
with Juliette
MSchobitz 24/Feb/16 Solo O/S
KamilJ ??/2016 TR O/S
Robin Nichols 25/Nov/15 Solo O/S
david harvey 17/Oct/15 Lead O/S
with martin
Ian Saxton 17/Oct/15 2nd
with martin, dave
martinbettridge06 17/Oct/15 2nd
fuzzysheep01 10/Oct/15 Solo O/S
GemmaMJ 27/Sep/15 2nd O/S
Hidden 19/Sep/15 -
Amy Hare 11/Sep/15 2nd
Steven1993 11/Sep/15 Lead O/S

Really good climbing, thoroughly enjoyed the route :-)

Hidden 10/Sep/15 2nd O/S
Hidden 05/Sep/15 Sent rpt
Hidden 24/Aug/15 TR
Hidden 21/Aug/15 Solo O/S
Charlie Eperon 16/Aug/15 2nd
Giles Eperon 16/Aug/15 Lead O/S
PenJD 12/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with Pat Dawson
Johnny B Diggerman 11/Aug/15 2nd O/S

Good climb, the flake did not feel suspect, though the gear placed behind it was suspect! Good climb

with Paul G
Alex 74 10/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with Ian c
Pete_Frost 08/Aug/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 30/Jul/15 Lead
charley 25/Jul/15 Solo rpt
robblowen 23/Jul/15 Solo rpt
watson.b 21/Jul/15 Lead O/S

Typical stanage top out

with Mark
Dave Garnett 09/Jul/15 Lead
with Rob Bryant
DaveB61 06/Jul/15 Lead
with Tony Fidler
TonyF 06/Jul/15 -
with Dave Bankart
oodie72 04/Jul/15 Lead
with Ingo Boegeman
Hidden 04/Jul/15 2nd O/S
stev1e.wilso 20/Jun/15 2nd rpt
with Simon
will484 28/May/15 Lead
with jaynie blake
Dan Hostford 23/May/15 Solo O/S
bob_cbr 21/May/15 2nd O/S
cragsman9000 21/May/15 Lead O/S
with Neil
Hidden 04/May/15 Lead
Hidden 04/May/15 2nd
Hidden 22/Apr/15 Solo O/S
pete1993 22/Apr/15 Solo O/S
Matt Groom 22/Apr/15 Lead
giuly 21/Apr/15 2nd
with Ed
Hidden 19/Apr/15 -
Hidden 19/Apr/15 2nd O/S
mrginna 16/Apr/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 15/Apr/15 -
Jim Walton 15/Apr/15 Lead O/S
tapley 14/Apr/15 Lead
with Alison Tapley
angus 09/Apr/15 Solo O/S
Flavio 08/Apr/15 Solo O/S
simon kimber 14/Mar/15 Solo O/S
efrance24234 17/Feb/15 Solo
robgixer ??/2015 -
WillDoyle 05/Nov/14 Solo O/S
Angus Taylor 18/Oct/14 Lead O/S
Rachel Rose Jeffree 18/Oct/14 2nd β
AndyRogers 12/Oct/14 Solo O/S

Was a little worried until I grabbed the suspect looking flakes, weighted them then monstered to the finish!

Jake Young 29/Sep/14 Solo O/S
MDR61 21/Sep/14 Lead O/S

Horrid top out but the rest is easy. Lost a red camalot c4 in the crack at the top

with Ben
Phil West 13/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Chris Tan
Hidden 11/Sep/14 Sent O/S
JennieSkeoch 23/Aug/14 2nd

Awful top out.

with Dom
Jenn Franklyn 20/Aug/14 Lead G/U
with Richard Franklyn 17/Aug/14 Lead O/S

A wet and windy day!

with Robin Edwards
Nick1812P 09/Aug/14 Solo O/S
robblowen 04/Aug/14 Solo rpt
Hidden ?/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Dan Jenkin 24/Jul/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 23/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Jul/14 Lead
Hidden 23/Jul/14 2nd O/S
Hardcore Pat 15/Jul/14 Solo rpt
jamesclimbing 09/Jul/14 Lead
bwestwood 08/Jul/14 Solo
heidavey 25/Jun/14 Lead rpt

Think I might have broken a rib on the top out...

with Susi
charvey 22/Jun/14 Solo O/S

I finished about 1m left of the line drawn in my guide.

JackM92 12/Jun/14 Lead β
NickNixon 12/Jun/14 Lead O/S
MysteriousCeorl 10/Jun/14 Lead
Hidden 08/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Jun/14 2nd
simontyrrell 27/May/14 Lead
deacondeacon 14/May/14 Lead

Soloed it, didnt like the top-out so put a rope on and led it.

marcduhig 03/May/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 24/Apr/14 2nd
PeteMc 24/Apr/14 Lead O/S
robblowen 10/Apr/14 Lead O/S
JoeWakefield 10/Apr/14 2nd
Ian JL 23/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Ardo 14/Mar/14 Lead rpt
with runestone
runestone 14/Mar/14 2nd
with Neil
Matt Marsh 11/Jan/14 Lead O/S
with Jam, Sam Carey
Hidden ??/2014 Solo
Dan Arkle ??/2014 -
AidanG ??/2014 Lead
Rich Malcolm 02/Dec/13 Lead O/S
will_benfold 20/Oct/13 Lead O/S
Dan Wilcox 20/Oct/13 2nd
the power 08/Oct/13 Lead O/S
with rob
g1m147 06/Oct/13 Solo
jogh 06/Oct/13 Lead O/S
with Mark
danny269 29/Sep/13 2nd
with Keir
Keendan 23/Sep/13 2nd rpt
marr.simon 23/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Allan Watson 22/Sep/13 Lead
with Ian Atkins
TimPerkin 20/Sep/13 TR
with Mike Porter, Richard Harris
Hidden 30/Aug/13 Lead β
Tithe Technique 25/Aug/13 TR rpt
valentinesbabe 25/Aug/13 2nd rpt
jack01 25/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with charley, kev
charley 25/Aug/13 2nd rpt
with Jack
Joe Jackson 23/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Carl Rich
mountaingoatgirl 19/Aug/13 2nd
Hidden 19/Aug/13 2nd
buxtoncoffeelover 19/Aug/13 Lead
with Rosie, Vicar
sdht 18/Aug/13 Lead
Hidden 18/Aug/13 2nd
Hidden 04/Aug/13 Lead
Jim Slater 04/Aug/13 Solo O/S
stevelismore 05/Jul/13 Lead O/S
hodge192 05/Jul/13 2nd
rockman 03/Jul/13 Lead O/S
timcedwards 03/Jul/13 2nd
grayspectre 18/Jun/13 Lead

Really nice climbing, fine, with good handholds higher up. Interesting Mantle to finish... would repeat.

with Helen Davies
pie_eater_pete 03/Mar/13 Solo O/S
with bwestwood
bwestwood 03/Mar/13 Solo
with pete sargeant
Hidden 23/Feb/13 Lead O/S
stev1e.wilso 06/Jan/13 2nd O/S
with Simon
kcollender 21/Oct/12 Lead
ian d f 14/Oct/12 Lead
with Olaf
Mowglee 29/Sep/12 Solo O/S
chris murnin 06/Sep/12 Lead
ColPerkins 04/Sep/12 2nd O/S
harold walmsley 04/Sep/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 12/Aug/12 Solo rpt
The Big Sender 12/Aug/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 26/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Jul/12 2nd O/S
dannyboy83 14/Jul/12 Solo O/S
SamJones974 05/Jul/12 2nd O/S
with Nathan Missin
tim.fairhall 12/Jun/12 Solo
Alex.M-M. 01/Apr/12 Lead O/S
heidavey 28/Mar/12 TR O/S
with Susi
Tom Seccombe 12/Mar/12 Lead O/S
tompilgrem 10/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Dad
bobpilgrem 10/Mar/12 2nd O/S
with Tom
Hidden ?/Mar/12 TR
ChrisBrooke 26/Feb/12 Lead O/S
with John Inkpen
Tithe Technique 06/Nov/11 TR rpt
valentinesbabe 06/Nov/11 2nd rpt

Charley's lead

charley 06/Nov/11 Lead O/S

JUGS!!! Well until you get to the top-out that is, then it gets rather flat.... Really enjoyable climb!

with Ange, Kev
rockcrimper 17/Sep/11 Lead O/S
with Karl Taylor
Hidden 28/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Jules 210681 24/Aug/11 2nd
al123 24/Aug/11 Solo
Zoomer 24/Aug/11 Lead O/S
john_ni 09/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Peak CC
simoncov 06/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with LJ
Hidden 15/Jul/11 2nd O/S
Ardo 12/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Tim
Hidden 30/Jun/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 29/Jun/11 Lead O/S
mic_b 17/Jun/11 Lead O/S

Left at the top makes it HS at most

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 02/Jun/11 Solo O/S
claregardiner ?/Jun/11 Lead
john lynch 17/May/11 Solo O/S
with kela
TRFrost 16/May/11 Solo O/S
Steve J P 02/May/11 Lead
with BW
Bernie Wylde 02/May/11 2nd
with sp
Benn A ?/May/11 Lead O/S
Benn A ?/May/11 Lead
phil.cheeseman 26/Apr/11 Lead
with Jonny Cox
phil.cheeseman 26/Apr/11 2nd
with Jonny Cox
rustaldo 20/Apr/11 Solo O/S
ankyo 19/Apr/11 Solo
cloneragan 16/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Tithe Technique 07/Apr/11 2nd O/S
valentinesbabe 07/Apr/11 Lead O/S

Lovely climb, found the top out slightly tricky but holds are there if you hunt around

lithos 22/Mar/11 Lead
with fliss
pebbles 22/Mar/11 2nd
with guido
lozowen 08/Feb/11 Solo
Hidden ??/2011 Lead O/S
uphillnow ??/2011 -
jade ??/2011 2nd
with andy
Hidden ?/Dec/10 -
Hidden 19/Nov/10 Lead
tim exley 28/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with alice
tim exley 28/Oct/10 Solo rpt
Garron 17/Oct/10 Solo O/S
jacobjlloyd 16/Oct/10 Solo
with Dougie
dswansonlow 16/Oct/10 Solo O/S
geoff.comley 12/Oct/10 Lead O/S

Bit soft, but worth doing.

with Antony Mckenzie
Hidden 09/Oct/10 2nd
madasten 06/Oct/10 Solo O/S
with Ethan
Hidden 21/Sep/10 Solo O/S
eel 06/Sep/10 Lead O/S
inuklm 29/Aug/10 Lead O/S
geddicakes 27/Jul/10 Solo rpt
Kelly D 27/Jun/10 Lead O/S

I think that counts as my worst top out ever. Belly flop ftl!

with Kiri
The Mountain Goat 27/Jun/10 Lead O/S
kermit_uk 20/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Steve Woolass
masa-alpin 13/Jun/10 Lead rpt

First onsighted on 03/Nov/2007. Difficult top-out.

with Andy Rail
Lenny 04/Jun/10 TR O/S
with Adam
migs493 03/Jun/10 Solo O/S
jeanjacquescarnages 31/May/10 Lead O/S

Soft at the gade

Hidden 19/May/10 Solo
Hidden 13/May/10 2nd dnf
adam.butler.dsfc 30/Apr/10 2nd RP
Mr Powly 28/Apr/10 Solo
newvena 26/Apr/10 TR O/S
with sam
Dave Heaton 09/Apr/10 Lead
Neil Rodgers (PCC) 08/Apr/10 2nd O/S
with Angus PCC
Martin Haworth 21/Mar/10 Solo O/S
rfdl100 20/Mar/10 TR dnf

Top roped in wet, could not top out as no friction for hands

Milne 08/Mar/10 Lead O/S
with sarah.
Hidden 08/Mar/10 2nd O/S
Matt Bennett 07/Mar/10 Solo O/S
with Sam Corbett, Lewis Grey
rockjedi ?/Jan/10 Lead O/S
RM199 ??/2010 Lead O/S
Lumbering Oaf 15/Nov/09 Lead dog

Fell on the top out! Ha Aaaaaaaaaaah......

gw66 15/Nov/09 Lead O/S
Batt 15/Nov/09 2nd rpt
Hidden 29/Oct/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 13/Oct/09 Solo O/S
rdi1v07 10/Oct/09 Lead
Hidden 10/Oct/09 2nd O/S
intotheoutside 25/Sep/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Sep/09 Solo
Pete Graham 07/Sep/09 Solo
Hidden 07/Sep/09 Lead
Hidden 04/Aug/09 Lead O/S
scorpia97 04/Aug/09 2nd O/S
with Caspian
Hidden 28/Jul/09 2nd O/S
Somerset swede basher 09/Jul/09 Solo O/S
vanderz 26/Jun/09 Solo O/S
Strong Steve 25/Jun/09 Solo O/S
Josh Dickerson 12/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Andy Dickerson
rocktigger 12/Jun/09 Solo O/S
JDDD 09/Jun/09 Solo
Hidden 31/May/09 Solo O/S
munkey 09/May/09 2nd β
with dangerous
Hidden 26/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Apr/09 Solo O/S
kdlauder 12/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Mike C
Milne 18/Jan/09 Lead O/S

flake is solid.

BigToe 18/Jan/09 2nd
with Milne
Dhcol 01/Jan/09 2nd rpt
Dhcol ?/Jan/09 2nd
metal arms 26/Oct/08 Lead O/S
Ollie Wickham 04/Oct/08 2nd O/S
with Duncan Curry
tedburt 28/Sep/08 Lead O/S
Ben Snook 25/Sep/08 2nd
with n0ph33r
JackMountains 25/Sep/08 Lead O/S
SteveM 19/Sep/08 Solo
Brown 08/Sep/08 Solo O/S
paulstrutt01 24/Aug/08 2nd O/S
with pete
jamessandels 23/Aug/08 2nd
with Chris Sandels
Oceanic 17/Aug/08 -
KatieLowe 14/Jun/08 2nd

Great climb but forgot bit of pro close to the top and the climb has a tricky move at the top, I had to lower a bit to take out the pro, difficult. Really nice though.

with Paul Henderson
maybe_si 08/Jun/08 Solo O/S
kitkat78 29/May/08 Lead O/S
with SteveM
SteveM 29/May/08 2nd O/S
with Kat
Hidden 21/May/08 Solo
Hidden 13/May/08 Lead O/S
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
Hidden 11/Dec/07 Solo O/S
masa-alpin 03/Nov/07 Lead O/S
with P Luke
Hidden 07/Oct/07 2nd
pimmie 07/Oct/07 2nd
Hidden 07/Oct/07 2nd dog
mitch 07/Oct/07 Lead O/S
AJ007 05/Oct/07 Solo
shameless 15/Sep/07 Lead
with fi
Mutl3y 08/Sep/07 Lead
with Jimbo
Mutl3y 01/Sep/07 2nd
with Garv
Allan Watson 26/Aug/07 Lead
with Ian Atkins
Hidden 02/Jul/07 2nd
Richard Hall 29/Jun/07 Solo O/S
Jim Vach 11/May/07 Solo O/S
J R R Hartley 07/May/07 2nd O/S
with Barra
Hidden 01/May/07 Solo rpt
Hidden 10/Apr/07 2nd O/S
Rosie Henstock 10/Apr/07 Lead O/S
craig matheson ?/Apr/07 Solo
Graeme Hammond 02/Mar/07 Solo rpt
Hidden 18/Feb/07 Lead rpt
Hidden ??/2007 -
Jacob Ram 24/Sep/06 Lead O/S
with elisa best
Pythonist 13/Sep/06 Solo rpt
Happy Wanderer 29/Jul/06 2nd O/S
with Ken T
hallex 27/Jun/06 2nd O/S

Loved this one, intresting mantle move to top out

with John Sergeant
Rampikino 15/Apr/06 Lead
with Rob Wilson & Mark Hills
Tim W 10/Apr/06 Lead O/S
with Janna Trevorrow
mikecopp 04/Apr/06 Solo
MikeDowsett ??/2006 2nd
with Andy Neath
Fraser13 ??/2006 -
Rich A-Wilkes 23/Oct/05 Lead O/S
with Craig ?
RussB 09/Oct/05 AltLd O/S
with Trevor Brown
Nicos 26/Sep/05 Solo O/S
with solo
Stig 20/Jun/05 Lead O/S
with Charlie Reade-Jahn
JoW 02/Jun/05 2nd

Beached whale top out

Hidden 17/Apr/05 Lead rpt
loonyclimber ??/2005 Lead O/S
jonnyboy 22/Dec/04 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Oct/04 Lead O/S
Adam Potter 08/Aug/04 Lead O/S
Dave Mason ?/Aug/04 Lead O/S
with Trev Tatler
Graeme Hammond 31/Jul/04 Lead O/S
with Pete aka Dad
Hidden 24/May/04 Solo O/S
Hidden 22/May/04 Lead
Hidden 01/Mar/04 2nd O/S
Clucky 22/Nov/03 Lead O/S
with Andy Stripp
John Brayshaw 05/Oct/03 2nd O/S
with Chris
tobydunford 18/Sep/03 Solo O/S
DerwentDiluted 03/Nov/02 Lead
Mark Stevenson 27/May/02 Solo O/S
Jon Greengrass ??/2002 -
Hidden 29/Aug/01 Lead O/S
A Crook 05/Jun/01 Solo O/S
Hidden 07/May/00 Lead rpt
Andy Say 14/Mar/00 Lead
Blod 23/Jan/00 Lead O/S
with Martin B
Rock Fairy ??/2000 2nd
tlr ??/2000 Solo
Hidden ??/2000 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2000 -
Allan Young 09/Oct/99 TR O/S
Hidden 30/Jun/99 Lead
Hidden ?/Jun/99 Lead
Bug ??/1999 Lead O/S
with Robert
bigphil 30/Jun/98 Solo
roncaves 09/May/97 Solo
Hidden 10/Apr/97 2nd O/S
Roget 25/Jan/97 Solo O/S
Hidden 18/Aug/96 Lead O/S
Laramadness 08/Jul/96 Solo
Hidden 24/Apr/96 -
John Southworth 16/Jul/95 Solo O/S
nai ??/1995 Solo
Iain Thow 24/Mar/93 Solo
Rog Wilko ?/Sep/92 Lead
with Debbie Wilkinson
IanHazzard 17/Mar/92 Solo O/S
goi.ashmore 11/Apr/91 Solo O/S
leathers ??/1991 -
Hidden ?/Jul/90 Solo
Canyak ??/1973 -
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