Rockfax Description
The central line on the wall is often well-chalked and high in the grade; short climbers with fat fingers may want to claim an E3. Climb to the base of the steeper rock (wires to the right) and sprint up a flake to a deep slot. Step left and climb the tough thin crack to a triangular hole which takes a big nut. A final couple of long reaches/powerful pulls gain the top. © Rockfax

FA. Geoff Birtles 1975

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gronbech 24/Nov/17 2nd
with Tom
Tom Redwood 19/Nov/17 2nd dog

Messed up the final sequence. Need to come back for the lead when I'm ready.

with MT
Mike505 19/Nov/17 Lead O/S

Been saving this one for a while, last weekend half a bottle of whiskey the previous night meant it was a no go. I behaved a little better the night prior this time around, conditions were perfect so I went for it. Up to the break and threw in some gear, down climbed for a quick shake out and assess then gunned if for the top.

kermit_uk 08/Oct/17 Lead dog

Wasn't on it today at all had two goes GU but the thin crack was having none of it. Great route and felt OK at E2 difficulties are short lived. When climbing well will be ok.

Dr Toph 03/Oct/17 Lead O/S

Crack for thin fingers ;) but easier than it looks.

with Emily
Eloise_SW 23/Sep/17 2nd dnf
with Dom
Neil McA 10/Sep/17 2nd rpt
with pete barrass, Andy Perkins
Hidden 01/Sep/17 Lead rpt
JendeHoxar 20/Aug/17 2nd
with Flavio
Flavio 20/Aug/17 Lead O/S
Mike_Hayes 19/Aug/17 Lead O/S
marcduhig 07/Aug/17 Lead O/S
with Alan
tonto169 01/Jul/17 -
Pippa 01/Jul/17 Lead
with Maithridara
katy_abra 22/Jun/17 Lead O/S
with Eve Lancashire
Hidden 13/Jun/17 2nd rpt
justtoots 11/Jun/17 2nd O/S
dylan.b 30/Apr/17 2nd
with George
George Killaspy 30/Apr/17 Lead

Can I claim the E3 please? Clean to the triangle, then fluffed the smeary feet us short folk need to make the jug in the face above.

with Dylan
Hidden 30/Apr/17 2nd
Leo Woodhead 15/Apr/17 Lead O/S

Really enjoyable route - sustained and pumpy, but the holds are all there. Really enjoyed the finishing moves! Read the intimidating route description before setting off. Was glad to hear it wasn't as difficult as it sounded.

Hidden 11/Apr/17 2nd rpt
Andy Peak 1 11/Apr/17 Lead rpt

eliminated the crack except from the jug at the end and dident use the intermediate to go to the big lege

Jonathan Richardson 10/Apr/17 TR O/S
with Sam
justtoots 04/Apr/17 TR
maria85 31/Mar/17 2nd dog
with Dom
nuts and bolts ??/2017 -
Andy Moles 10/Oct/16 Lead O/S

Great, but easily E3!

with Ferdia
ferdia 10/Oct/16 2nd
Duncan Campbell 02/Oct/16 Lead O/S

Touch and go... Very close to falling at the top having faffed around with gear the whole way up the crack. Climb quick and keep going at the top of the crack - commitment is rewarded.

with Becca
Jack93 01/Oct/16 Lead dog

Wrong handed myself completely and was too pumped to fix it!

with Chris WT, Ellie Fuller
Hidden 01/Oct/16 2nd dog
Hidden 28/Sep/16 2nd dog
James Oswald 28/Sep/16 Lead O/S
with Alan saul
Hidden 28/Sep/16 -
Wizzy 25/Sep/16 Lead β

Felt tough for the grade. One of the best e2's I've done for sure

MSchobitz 25/Sep/16 Lead dnf

Mega pump. Fell off from big jug. Started raining when I was going to get back on it, so I've now gotta go back!

with Wizzy, USMC
phil64 24/Sep/16 2nd rpt

still tough at the top!

with john orr
Borden 16/Sep/16 Lead

One fall after crack, missed key foot. Great climb.

timreynolds 16/Sep/16 TR
with Scott Borden
lukehunt 05/Sep/16 Lead rpt
with Tom Ripley
MichaelGallimore 06/Aug/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Jul/16 Lead dog
Andrew Barker 19/Jul/16 2nd rpt
with Chris M
Andrew Barker 17/Jul/16 2nd β


with Chris M, Charlie
Hidden 17/Jul/16 Lead dog
Hidden 14/Jul/16 Lead
DHHZ 07/May/16 Lead dnf

Slanting crack was seeping. Had a few goes but couldn't finish it off.

with Stephen
shaunhumphreys 20/Apr/16 Lead G/U

been meaning to do for a while, committed on bad locks first time and fell out of the crack! felt much better next time, nice hand jam in the top of the crack!

harry_lewis 20/Apr/16 2nd rpt
with Shaun
James Oakes 25/Mar/16 Lead O/S

Hard, got wrong handed and pretty pumped near the top.

patrickcd 12/Oct/15 Lead
with Ed
benkelsey 27/Sep/15 Lead rpt

Tough!! Had a little foot slip on the head wall. Lowered, pulled ropes and smashed through on my pre placed gear. Had plenty in the tank second time.

with Shaun Humphreys
phil64 25/Sep/15 Lead

tough as last route of the day

with matt dean
deacondeacon 15/Aug/15 Lead G/U

Shouldn't have warmed up on this. Silly slip out of the crux crack, then led ground up. Dropped a set of nuts but rob sex pest managed to catch them before they went in the pool. Some cool dragonflies cruising around the pool today too.

ChrisBrooke 18/Jul/15 Lead O/S

Enjoyed this one. Bottom slab had just enough gear to be OK with a confident approach. Clipped the sad looking peg but also placed the wire on the right. Nice climbing through the jugs to the crack. Placed some gear in the crack then down climbed to the peg to de-pump for 5 mins. After the rest, stormed through to the top with enjoyable powerful and technical climbing. Best finishing holds this side of Cratcliffe. The whole thing rewards a confident approach and of course some forearm endurance.

with Duncan Bell
Hidden 04/Jul/15 TR dog
belay bunny turned bad 11/Jun/15 Lead
with james
phil64 07/Jun/15 Lead RP

Still as hard as ever! not a good one for hot days.

with Ali Taylor
Hidden 05/Jun/15 2nd
Hidden 03/Jun/15 Lead
Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing ?/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Tim Hill
soph 28/May/15 Lead dog
with Maria Pilarski
Kevster 25/May/15 -

Sadly had skills failure at the top. Lots of chalk and not all of it useful.

with jon C
Compo 25/May/15 2nd dog
with Kev Faux
Jake Young 24/May/15 Lead rpt

Good Route! :)

with Alex M
amccann 24/May/15 Lead G/U
Hidden 24/May/15 2nd β
mrteale 22/May/15 Lead O/S
with MrBlond
Hidden 20/May/15 2nd dog
Hidden 11/May/15 Lead O/S
bigdrew 10/May/15 Lead O/S

Bout time I did this..

markalmack 04/May/15 Lead O/S

So good!

bantamdave 04/May/15 2nd dog
with Will
will9911 04/May/15 Lead O/S
with dave
admackie 29/Apr/15 Lead β

on andy's gear, a big advantage i think

with andy
dr_botnik 29/Apr/15 Lead dnf

Got pumped trying to find finger locks and slipped off.

Andy Peak 1 29/Apr/15 Lead rpt
with phill ukc
Andy Peak 1 29/Apr/15 Lead rpt

Lead three times in a afternoon it's that good!

with Rob smith, Andy Makey, phill ukc
Theo Moore - UKC and UKH 26/Apr/15 Lead G/U

finger lockin' good. dropped my nuts in the pool but managed to fish them out! Didn't think it was all that hard for the grade - really well protected.

harry_lewis 22/Apr/15 Lead RP

Dogged it, then seconded a friend, then led it clean with a wet shoe after dropping mine in the pond

dom94 22/Apr/15 Lead O/S

Epic, feels so good to reach the top.

Jim Slater 11/Apr/15 2nd O/S
MYox 11/Apr/15 2nd O/S

Sustained. Struggled a bit in the diagonal crack, but managed to second it clean. One to come back to.

with Gavin
Louishmouis ?/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Felix
Hidden 22/Mar/15 2nd dog
Dogwood 07/Mar/15 2nd dog
Mike W 07/Mar/15 Lead
with Dogwood
Felix la shat ??/2015 TR dog
with Louis
Dave Rumney ??/2015 -
Dave Rumney ??/2015 -
Dave Rumney ??/2015 -
Dave Rumney ??/2015 -
Mike W ??/2015 -
phil64 ??/2015 -
Neil McA 02/Nov/14 2nd rpt
with Andrew James
morganator 01/Nov/14 Lead
with martin gibson
fabricio 26/Oct/14 Lead dog
with lee
CharlieMack 03/Oct/14 2nd dog

Got up to the triangle hole, but my foot wouldnt reach the decent foothold, so i pumped out :(

with Hannes
Hannes B 03/Oct/14 Lead O/S
with Charlie
Nick1812P 28/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Jake
Jake Young 28/Sep/14 Lead dog

Took many falls from the crux, Got a pretty good sequence by the end. Will have to go back and get it clean. pretty sweaty but good fun.

with Nick
Jake Young 28/Sep/14 2nd rpt

Seconded Nick clean shortly after my dogged ascent. will be back :) good route

with Nick
Hidden 28/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Dave Warburton 27/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Colin Scotchford 21/Sep/14 Lead dnf

failed to reach the final 'jug'

Hidden 13/Sep/14 Lead rpt
dannyboy83 04/Sep/14 2nd O/S
tebs 27/Aug/14 2nd rpt

Hard warm up.

with Burns, Adam
Olli-C 16/Aug/14 2nd rpt
with Swanny
John Jefferies 13/Aug/14 Lead RP
with Alan Segar
Chris Reid 03/Aug/14 Lead
with Rob Muirhead
Brannock 20/Jul/14 2nd
stevorobs3 28/Jun/14 Lead dog
with Mark Condon
James Oswald 11/Jun/14 2nd O/S

Only just, pretty pumped at the top. Crack was fairly wet.. Almost as difficult as I remembered.

Rachel Slater 11/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/May/14 Lead O/S
tim newton 03/May/14 Lead O/S
with magda bo, phil dawson
phildawson 03/May/14 2nd dog
with Magda Bo, Tim Newton
Hidden 27/Apr/14 2nd dog
Hidden 19/Apr/14 2nd dog
pie_eater_pete 29/Mar/14 Lead
irish paul 29/Mar/14 Lead O/S
bwestwood 29/Mar/14 2nd
Hidden 17/Mar/14 Lead
Granitemuncher 16/Mar/14 2nd

good lead from Robert

with Robert
uphillnow ??/2014 -
Hidden ??/2014 -
mike mo ??/2014 -
Bob ??/2014 -
Hidden ??/2014 -
Hidden ??/2014 Lead
Hidden 06/Oct/13 Lead
Matthew Ferrier 29/Sep/13 Lead O/S

Sweet. Not E3 for the short. Very glad to get the onsight as it's the sort of route I look at and just get psyched out.

with Mike
Gambit 28/Sep/13 2nd dog

The crack was so hard today!

with Tom
Dan Bates 28/Sep/13 -
Ed Booth 22/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with Anna Pugh
tebs 21/Sep/13 Lead rpt

What a great route. The best I've done in the quarry. 1st go went well up until the jug - struggled to place gear for some reason. Went with the last piece half way up the crack, got the hold in the middle of the final wall, didn't fancy the whipper and downclimbed. If only I'd known this move was the crux! Pulled the ropes and it went smoothly in round 2. Agree with the comment below about the moves being easier than those on suspense, but the route as a whole is a harder proposition.

with Tim
Tom Livingstone 20/Aug/13 Lead O/S
BRoe 12/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Heather O
Mr Wild 27/May/13 Lead dog

Hard work, found the finish from the jug quite balancy

Dibdawg 26/May/13 Lead dog

Better luck without the beery night before may help!

with Scott Haslam
Hidden 19/May/13 2nd O/S
Chris Reid 19/May/13 Lead
Dave Turnbull, BMC 04/May/13 Lead rpt
with Debbie Birch
Si dH 28/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Neil Furniss
The Grist 27/Apr/13 Lead RP

Dogged the first attempt as stupidly tried to do as a warm up. Got back on it later in the day and it went clean and easy. Hard to onsight I think.

with Tom Doldon
henry peter jenkins 23/Apr/13 Lead O/S

really enjoyable route. loved it.

with dale clover
Hidden 21/Apr/13 -
Hidden 17/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Apr/13 2nd dog
Mike Warner ??/2013 Lead rpt
John Gale ??/2013 2nd β
James Oswald 18/Nov/12 Lead dog

Fell having battled my way through the crack, got a huge bomber wire in the slot and then fell trying to switch hands. Place a big wire on QDs on either side of your harness. The two reaches for the top are nails. Really e2? No! My next attempts were fairly poor, finally got to the top. Desperate! Harder than the rasp, fern hill, five finger exercise...

JRae 23/Sep/12 Lead

Crack and jamming rests were slimy but managed to dry enough out to get through. Bit of a race against the rain too. 5a but run out slab to peg on the left and bomber number 4 rock on the right. Balancy climbing up the groove into the right hand jam rest. Thin, but good enough, diagonal locks to a triangle slot and another sinker jam. Then some good cranking to glory. Pretty damn good! (for a grit route anyway)

masa-alpin 16/Sep/12 Lead dog

Fell off near the top immediately above the jug. Gutted!!! The very top move was more like super-reachy 6a for me, a (very) shortie (maybe 4a for a tall?).

Pixie-Andy 16/Sep/12 2nd
with Masa
WillDoyle 13/Sep/12 Lead dnf

Found it really hard to jam my fat sausage fingers in the diagonal crack. Fell and lowered off. Mike aid climbed it with style.

Glyn 21/Aug/12 Lead O/S

In the rain, topped out to a proper soaking!

with Amy
JBO 18/Aug/12 Lead O/S

This felt like a pretty solid E3 really, lots of hard moves on the upper wall into a sequence of pretty tough 5c moves to finish. To be fair the gear is bomber, but the climbing's hard too. Not as pumpy, or as good as I expected though.

Hidden 20/Jun/12 Lead dog
pabbage 02/Jun/12 2nd
Andy Peak 1 02/Jun/12 Lead
with pabage
Chi Cheng 24/Mar/12 Lead dog
Olli-C 24/Mar/12 2nd dog

Chi fell twice, the crack was easier than i expected but the nut at the top required some serious nut key work so had to sit on the rope. Also messed up the sequence to get the first flatty. Nice route

with Chi
tom.e 19/Mar/12 Lead

1 fall attempting to downclimb to the rest. lowered off and did it clean on the second go.

mark20 14/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Tony Kartawick ??/2012 -
Tony Kartawick ??/2012 -
jess ??/2012 Lead O/S
Nick Sillem ??/2012 -
Matt Cooke 19/Nov/11 Lead dnf

Fell off after moving up from tringle

Matt Cooke 19/Nov/11 2nd dog

Had to remove a very jammed in nut.

J.Wells 19/Nov/11 Lead O/S
eduardo 06/Nov/11 2nd dog
with Misha
MD 06/Nov/11 2nd dog

Had a slight mishap topping out. One of my walking boots somehow unclipped from my harness. It was very fortunate that the pool level was 1m lower than normal because the boot came to rest at the very bottom half way between Excaliber and Billy Wizz. Retrieving it with one rock shoe and a boot was fun. In a moment of confusion we thought one of Misha's trainers had gone in as well.

with Ed, Misha
Misha 06/Nov/11 Lead dog

Had struggled back in March 2009 so hoped to now do it clean. Fine to the non-rest at the start of the crack but then fell off when a finger lock failed. Harder than it looks as the initial section of the crack doesn't accept finger locks easily. Got to the hole and swapped hands a few times but couldn't get a proper shake out. Went for the finishing moves anyway and got the moves right but too pumped to hold the 'jug' so dropped onto the gear in the hole. Finished easily after a rest. Need to do it again one of these days... Think it deserves E3. Mike's shoe unclipped itself and fell in the pool as he was topping out on second!

with Mike D, Ed
Hidden 29/Oct/11 Lead rpt
Hidden 22/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Aug/11 TR
Hidden 14/Aug/11 Lead rpt
Hidden 14/Aug/11 Lead dog
Keendan 13/Aug/11 Lead β

Beta. Lots of beta. In fact I even had my two biggest nuts prepared with quick draws at the front of my harness, one either side just in case. Found the slab the most scary, not a fan. After recovering from over-gripping the rest was amazing, technical and interest sustained throughout. The top out jug was very welcome! E2 5c but just a lot of it I think

Hidden 10/Aug/11 TR dog
gregoritos 07/Aug/11 Lead
w.pettet-smith ?/Aug/11 Lead

very fine

with greg
Hidden 27/Jul/11 2nd dog
Hidden 27/Jul/11 Lead β
Hidden 26/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Jack Loftus 26/Jul/11 2nd dog
with Nick
Hidden 01/Jul/11 Lead dog
Hidden 01/Jun/11 Lead dog
Hidden 29/May/11 Lead
Rob Grant 21/May/11 Lead
with Lindy
Hidden 16/May/11 Lead dog
willoates 21/Apr/11 Lead O/S

nice climb, really pumped at the top

with Jim Burton
thomasadixon 19/Apr/11 Lead rpt

Got scared (probs due to nasty fall the other day) so downclimbed pretty much the entire route (from the big jam). Went easy when I manned up a bit, good route!

with Becca
BeccaSnowden 19/Apr/11 2nd dog
with Tom
Hidden 13/Apr/11 2nd dog
GPN 13/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Speeddemonsi 12/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Apr/11 Lead dog
Graeme Hammond 02/Apr/11 Lead rpt

Had to have an extended rest on a dogged lead the previous day with tired arms. No such problems this time, whizzed up, of course gear placements and fresh memory of the moves helped. Found the climbing overall much easier than the crux of suspense.

with Becky E
gordonday 31/Mar/11 TR dog
with clive
mwatson ??/2011 -
walts4 ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 Lead
GuyM ??/2011 -
Dan Mckinlay ??/2011 -
adie84 ??/2011 -
pie_eater_pete 15/Nov/10 Lead O/S
with bwestwood
bwestwood 15/Nov/10 2nd
with pete sargeant
crispyboy 13/Nov/10 Lead dog

finger crack was wet, maybe next time

with inchley
stuart34 13/Nov/10 2nd dog

The crack was wet

barni 12/Oct/10 2nd O/S
Luke Brooks 12/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with Liam, Barni
Hidden 09/Oct/10 Lead dnf
thomasadixon 26/Sep/10 Lead rpt

Had fallen off in 4/9.

with Mike
Hidden 15/Sep/10 Lead dnf
Hidden 07/Sep/10 Lead dog
Hidden 05/Sep/10 2nd dog
highrepute 04/Sep/10 Lead dog

rested at top of crack, disappointing have to come back for it

Hidden 31/Aug/10 2nd dog
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 28/Aug/10 Lead rpt
Hidden 24/Aug/10 2nd
thebigfriendlymoose 22/Aug/10 Lead dog
with Stephen
geddicakes 22/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with John
Sankey 22/Aug/10 2nd dog
with Luke
richiebongo 09/Aug/10 Lead O/S

fingers didn't fit the crack and was pumped stupid by the top - very exciting!

Hidden 08/Aug/10 TR dog
Hidden 23/Jul/10 2nd
Hidden 04/Jul/10 Lead O/S
adi bryant 05/Jun/10 Lead O/S

Finally just had a go after 19 years of thinking about it and it is a great, great climb. Only just stuck the final moves.

with Lee
leegodson1989 05/Jun/10 2nd dog

Tricky, pumpy moves. beautiful climb!

with Adi
John Pickles 28/May/10 2nd
with Kieran Hodgson
Hidden 15/May/10 Lead rpt
vanderz 26/Apr/10 Lead O/S
gronbech 28/Mar/10 2nd rpt
with Tom
DJayB 14/Mar/10 2nd O/S
with Luckas Smejkal
Hidden 10/Mar/10 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2010 Lead O/S
jonnybull ??/2010 Lead dnf

scared at crux. must go back for this.

chiverstom 03/Oct/09 Lead O/S
with Jon leighton, Austen
bigie bob 27/Sep/09 Lead O/S
Rob Cole 22/Sep/09 2nd dog

very very pumpy, seemed hard for E2.

Hidden 12/Sep/09 Lead O/S
dan gibson 12/Sep/09 2nd rpt
with michael porter
Hidden 09/Sep/09 2nd dog
Hidden 29/Aug/09 Lead rpt
Hidden 29/Aug/09 2nd
Hidden 18/Aug/09 Lead dnf
mike reed 14/Aug/09 Lead
Rachel S 14/Aug/09 2nd
with Mike
Different Steve 09/Aug/09 2nd O/S
with Chris
Clee 09/Aug/09 2nd dog
with Chris
mbutton ?/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Alex Adgar
Hidden 20/Jul/09 Lead
Stephen Horne - Rockfax 20/Jul/09 Lead rpt
drcorbasisgod 08/Jun/09 Lead rpt
lukehunt 30/May/09 Lead O/S
with francocookson
Hidden 12/May/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/May/09 Lead dnf
Neil McA 11/May/09 2nd rpt
with Jon Morgan
datoon 10/May/09 Lead O/S
with K
DavidEvans ?/May/09 Lead O/S
with R Smitton
BeccaSnowden 23/Apr/09 Lead dnf

Almost! Couldn't reach top ledge properly - fingers slipped off, big fall, ow!!

with Tom
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe 22/Apr/09 Lead
with Eric Hildrew
Dan 85 18/Apr/09 Lead dog
with Rich
jfherrera 15/Apr/09 TR
with Rob Smith, Martin Hudson
Hidden 09/Apr/09 Lead O/S
DanH9883 08/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Ed
Coel Hellier 05/Apr/09 Lead dog
Hidden 01/Apr/09 Lead
middlevern ?/Apr/09 Lead rpt
with Emily Ross
Hidden 30/Mar/09 2nd
Misha 22/Mar/09 Lead dog

A few rests and a fall on the crux section. Goes straight on the list of routes to be repeated!

BrettB ??/2009 2nd
DannyK 25/Aug/08 2nd O/S
with pep
Hidden 12/Aug/08 Lead
russonly 13/Jul/08 Lead dnf
with Paul
russonly 13/Jul/08 Lead dnf
with Paul
russonly 13/Jul/08 Lead dnf
with Paul
Becky E 30/Jun/08 2nd dnf

Got all Al's gear out but couldn't finish

alaan 30/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with bex
Brown 11/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Henry
Hidden 25/May/08 Lead dog
joe larner 18/May/08 Lead O/S

Not quite as hard as i had feared, though still fairly hard work between the rests. Couldn't take my hand out of the slot to get a big nut in, but the top section wasn't too bad.

riddle 18/May/08 Lead dog
mattyork2 07/May/08 Lead dog
with Steve Aherne
matsavage 15/Mar/08 2nd
Ram MkiV 23/Feb/08 Lead

Last route of the day, was cold setting off and just got colder on the route. Couldn't feel much in the crack but managed to get my fingers in it better than last time! Final wall felt exciting, climbing with arms and fingers that felt like crow-bars.

with Alex
IanJackson 10/Feb/08 Lead dnf

Crack was way to wet and my arms way to weak, gave up.

with Big Ian
The old James turnbull ??/2008 Lead
The old James turnbull ??/2008 Lead
rockhugger ??/2008 -
The old James turnbull ??/2008 Lead
Hidden ??/2008 -
Apharri ?/Nov/07 Lead O/S
with Andre Hedger
Hidden 21/Oct/07 Lead dog
Mick r 20/Oct/07 2nd dog

Alex Mason 20/Oct/07 Lead O/S

put off doing this for a while. good route top end of both e3 and 5c

with mick radford
Hidden 30/Sep/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Sep/07 Lead O/S
ksjs 01/Sep/07 Lead dog

not good, i onsighted this but couldnt manage a clean repeat. am blaming Boulevard success and resultant lack of psyche

ksjs 11/Aug/07 Lead O/S

how good was that with a dyno to boot! it really isnt that long but it feels very involving and builds to a great climax. bomber gear (except for the slabby start) and good moves throughout. certainly one of the best Peak E2s

Lawrie Brand 08/Jul/07 TR dog
with Ash
Hidden ?/Jul/07 Lead RP
craig d ?/May/07 Lead rpt
with Mark Bridgman-Smith
doug s 29/Apr/07 2nd
with mike
climbingrick 26/Apr/07 2nd dog
Hidden 01/Apr/07 Lead dog
Hidden 01/Apr/07 2nd dog
DavidR 01/Apr/07 Lead dog
Jus 17/Mar/07 2nd β
UndercoverElephant ??/2007 Lead O/S
Rob Kennard ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 Lead
tumbling wizard ??/2007 -
Oliver Sherman 05/Aug/06 Lead
Hidden 05/Aug/06 2nd dog
Ram MkiV 21/Jun/06 Lead dog

really disappointed to fall off this. Made heavy weather of the thin crack though wasn't really pumped. Just poor reading and finger lock selection left me 'udging' on 1/2 pads of 2 fingers of one hand poorly jammed in. Though the crack is very thin for my fingers, solid locks are still there, just didn't find them on the onsight!

with Alex
Hidden 30/Apr/06 Lead
dan gibson ??/2006 -
Boy ??/2006 -
ukb & bmc shark 19/Nov/05 2nd rpt
WB 14/Aug/05 Lead O/S
with Guy
JulesV ??/2005 Lead O/S
RossG ??/2005 -
RossG123 ??/2005 Lead
Hidden ??/2005 2nd
Hidden ??/2005 -
Obi-Wan is lost... 24/Jul/04 2nd
with Phil
bigphil 24/Jul/04 Lead dog
with Toby
Ben1983 ?/Jun/04 Lead β
fellgazelle ??/2004 2nd
with Dave Fooks
Hidden ??/2004 Lead rpt
Rik Dawes ??/2004 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Sep/03 Lead
Gus 19/Sep/02 Lead O/S
with luisa giles
AJ007 14/Sep/02 2nd dog
with Dan
nickdonohue ?/Aug/02 Lead
with Joe Brown
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 08/Jul/02 Lead dog
Hidden 16/Jun/02 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/May/02 Lead
Hidden ?/Apr/02 Lead dog
highlux ?/Mar/02 Lead O/S

Great route. Remember it being tricky in one spot.

Hidden 07/Oct/01 Lead dog
nickdonohue ?/Sep/01 Lead dog
with Kath Donohue
Hidden 18/Jun/01 Lead dog
Hidden ?/Jun/01 TR
tuftynick ??/2001 -
rob.grafton ??/2001 -
DubyaJamesDubya 08/Jul/00 Lead O/S
with Naomi Walker, Martin Flint
Marti999 ??/2000 Lead
nickcanute ??/2000 -
with led or solo -various dates
philhilo ??/2000 Lead

Slapped the top and departed!

Tim M ??/2000 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Jul/99 2nd
sadams 05/Jun/99 Lead
BlueJohn ??/1999 2nd
with JohnnyM
tmawer ??/1999 Lead β

Had failed on this in 1979 and followed in 85, so giving myself a beta flash

with chris king
Jon Read ?/Aug/98 Lead O/S
with Tanya Holdsworth
Hidden 27/Jun/98 Lead
Rich Kirby 27/Jun/98 2nd
clark alston ?/Jun/98 Lead O/S
with Dick Hanson
Hidden ??/1998 -
Steve Bell ??/1998 -
Billg ??/1998 Lead O/S
goi.ashmore 08/Aug/97 Lead O/S
with James Tracey
Chris Reid 06/Jun/97 Lead O/S
with Dave Plummer
Hidden 22/Mar/97 2nd
Hidden ??/1997 2nd β
John Southworth 08/Sep/96 Lead O/S
with Matt Booth
Hidden 27/May/96 Lead
Neil R 28/Apr/96 2nd
with Ian
Roget 08/Oct/95 Lead rpt
with jon
Hidden 30/Sep/95 Lead
Hidden 09/Jul/95 2nd
SR1970 ?/Jun/95 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/May/95 Lead rpt
ste_d 12/Apr/95 2nd O/S
with mik
nokishatov 23/Mar/95 Lead dog
nai ??/1995 Lead
Hidden ??/1995 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/1995 Lead O/S
D Tempest 15/May/94 Lead
with Rick
Okecroak 15/Apr/94 AltLd
with M Mercy
channinga ??/1994 -
Hidden ??/1994 2nd
Hidden 10/Oct/93 2nd
leadmat ?/Oct/93 Lead dog
with Andy Farnell
Hidden 18/Sep/93 Lead β
Stoney Boy 17/Jul/93 2nd O/S
with Neil McCallum
Hidden 07/Mar/93 Lead
IanD353 ?/Mar/93 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/1993 Lead
crossleysm ??/1993 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/1993 -
Hidden ?/Sep/92 -
NickJH ?/Sep/92 Lead O/S
with J Hirst
samt 10/May/92 2nd
Tony Little 10/May/92 Lead O/S
with Sam
andybirtwistle 10/May/92 Lead
with Mike Arnold
Steve Crowe 02/May/92 Lead rpt

I had seconded it previously but lead it today.

with KM
iksander ?/May/92 Lead O/S
with Rupe
Hidden 08/Mar/92 Lead
samt 20/Oct/91 2nd
Chris Ellis 06/Sep/91 2nd
with Dan Morgan
Hidden 22/Jun/91 Lead
sadams 21/Jun/91 2nd
with Kev Mellieu
Gordon Stainforth 14/Apr/91 2nd dnf

Got to within about 6 inches of the finishing jug ...

with David BA Jones
whispering nic ??/1991 -
KRB 14/Oct/90 Lead rpt

Sneaked this one in whilst out for an afternoon stroll despite protestations from my (ex)wife who hadn't anticipated us stopping to climb - what on earth did she expect!.

with Rog Dillon
Hidden 02/Sep/90 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/May/90 Lead O/S
mark-abz 22/Apr/90 Lead
with Ian D
Hidden ??/1990 Lead O/S
Seymore Butt ??/1990 Lead
with Dave Barton
Hidden ??/1990 -
Nick Rundall ??/1990 2nd dog
Bulls Crack ??/1990 Lead β
with AM
Hidden 18/Oct/89 Lead
tapley 22/Jun/89 2nd
Rich Kirby ??/1989 2nd
phardman 21/May/88 Lead O/S
with John Lloyd
BRUCESTRAC ??/1988 -
with Chris Cracknell,Various
Dave Musgrove 25/Jun/87 Lead
with Kim Greenald
ukb & bmc shark 19/May/87 Lead O/S
sadams 26/Apr/87 Lead O/S
with unseconded
Bruce Kerr 19/Apr/87 Lead
with Grahame Nicoll
GuySummers ??/1987 Lead
Chambers ??/1987 Lead

I got really fed up with my second on this quarried gritstone romp. Tied the fucker off and went to the pub if memory serves.

Eduardo Martinez ??/1987 Lead O/S
Neil R 26/Oct/86 2nd
with Ian
Steve Crowe 07/Sep/86 2nd O/S
Hidden 24/Jun/86 2nd
Hidden 17/Jun/86 AltLd dog
Neil McA 19/May/86 Lead rpt
with Dave Wills, Pete Gronbech
Neil McA 10/May/86 Lead rpt
with Andy Perkins
Hidden 12/May/85 2nd
Neil McA 31/Mar/85 Lead rpt
with Tom Lewis
Mike Owen 20/Mar/85 Lead O/S
with Lew Brown
tmawer 09/Mar/85 2nd
with Steve Howe
daviesxxx ??/1985 -
charlesmfrench ??/1985 Lead O/S
andy gittins ??/1985 -
Neil McA 27/Sep/83 Lead rpt
Hidden 18/Sep/83 Lead
Mark Kemball 10/Jun/83 2nd
with Paul "Curly" Williamson
Andy Nicholson ?/May/83 Lead O/S
with Paul DeMengal
Gezzer ??/1983 Lead O/S
with Andy Towne
Gezzer ??/1983 -
with Andy Towne
Steve Lewis 12/Jun/82 Lead O/S
with Alan Dance, Alun Richardson
Hidden ?/Apr/82 Lead
Neil McA 06/Jun/81 Lead
with Flog
Hidden ??/1981 Lead
Neil McA 04/Oct/80 Lead dnf
with Dean
Hidden ??/1980 Lead O/S
paul__in_sheffield ??/1980 Lead
Chris Craggs ??/1980 Lead
stuartberg 31/Dec/79 TR O/S
Mark Kemball 06/Oct/79 Lead
Neil McA 13/Sep/79 2nd
duncan ?/Sep/79 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Jul/69 Lead dog
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