Rockfax Description
Climb the wide cracks on the front face of the buttress. Head right at the top to the finish of Tinsel's Tangle. © Rockfax

FA. Wilf White 1956

sopaz 11/Dec/16 Lead

Belayed 3 at once. Nobody died...

with Phil, Rob, Mackie
the power 11/Dec/16 2nd

4 on a rope

Karl_Harrison 08/Oct/16 Lead O/S
with Lisa
LisaBillybobs 08/Oct/16 2nd
Hidden 10/Aug/16 Solo
Calum Wadsworth 13/Jul/16 Lead O/S

Nice route

with Emma
john max 05/Jul/16 Lead
AlexxelA 06/Jun/16 Lead O/S
with Myles
will484 01/May/16 Lead O/S
with jaynie blake
lusonavigator 30/Apr/16 2nd

Always shaky even seconding on a warmup route

with Mladen
Wizzy 17/Apr/16 Solo O/S
Stroppy 17/Apr/16 Solo O/S
PaulTanton 10/Apr/16 Solo O/S
Hidden 25/Mar/16 2nd dog
Ardo 13/Mar/16 2nd O/S
deacondeacon 13/Mar/16 Lead O/S

Came down to do indoor fisherman. Ended up running away up this. Cool route on lovely holds.

jonhowson 11/Mar/16 Lead O/S

Really nice if a bit damp. Weirdly awkward (but fine) top out.

with Claudia
Clama 11/Mar/16 2nd
dom94 22/Feb/16 Solo O/S
amccann 22/Feb/16 Solo O/S
with Dom
jack 9895 02/Nov/15 Lead O/S
admcne 02/Nov/15 2nd O/S
Nigel Coe 13/Oct/15 Lead
with Amnon
Hidden 11/Oct/15 Lead O/S
Marcus B 11/Oct/15 2nd
with JIMBO
Hidden 08/Oct/15 Lead O/S
Alex Winter 27/Sep/15 Solo O/S
with Jake and Alice
Hidden 04/Aug/15 Lead
Barrie Schofield II 04/Jul/15 Lead O/S
Noah Near-Theholds 04/Jul/15 Lead O/S
Steph Swann 04/Jul/15 2nd β
bencole ?/Jul/15 Lead O/S
ayuplass 21/Jun/15 2nd
with Thea
Luke90 05/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Liz
Hidden 05/Jun/15 2nd O/S
John Higgs 03/Jun/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 24/May/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/May/15 Lead O/S
rich_hw 07/Apr/15 Lead rpt
with Nikki
Hidden ?/Nov/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 04/Oct/14 Lead O/S
john_ni 04/Oct/14 2nd
WillDoyle 27/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Robbiobaby 21/Sep/14 Lead O/S

Climbed this injured thinking it was an easy HS.

AdamPrzeslak 21/Sep/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 14/Sep/14 Lead
JHiley 09/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Katy M
Brannock 12/Jul/14 Solo O/S

Reet good

Hidden 12/Jul/14 Lead O/S
MPSBunny 12/Jul/14 Lead O/S

Nice route, however I struggled mentally with it after having such a 'mare on Crooked Start Direct before.

Hidden 12/Jul/14 2nd O/S
alp79 08/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Clio
Lancer 06/Jul/14 2nd O/S
with Steve PCC
stevelismore 05/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Nick PCC
climbercrab 25/Jun/14 2nd

classic gritstone move of awakward move over the top (no holds for hands but enough for the feet) basically a mantle move

Hidden 22/Jun/14 TR
john_ni 06/May/14 2nd
with Mick Sissons (PCC)
belay bunny turned bad 05/May/14 Lead
with al
cem 04/May/14 Lead O/S
CrispsSmiths 04/May/14 2nd
with cem
Andy Hardy 15/Apr/14 Lead rpt
JEP 15/Apr/14 2nd
DavidPC 10/Apr/14 Solo O/S
Graeme Hammond 16/Nov/13 2nd rpt
with Phil Baxter, Alex Twist
Jim Slater 09/Nov/13 Lead O/S
mikej 20/Aug/13 2nd
with Rick Naylor
Hidden 11/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Clee 06/Jun/13 2nd
with Julian
westong 03/Jun/13 -
Hidden 26/May/13 2nd dog
adam carless 19/May/13 2nd O/S

nice moves all the way

Hidden 19/May/13 Lead
Hidden 11/May/13 Lead rpt
Rich Malcolm 05/May/13 Lead rpt
with Neil Jackson
Hidden 02/May/13 2nd
marcduhig 06/Jan/13 Lead O/S

Interesting finish. Not worth the walk tho.

lizzie789 06/Jan/13 2nd O/S
bclifton ??/2013 Lead
dannyboy83 07/Oct/12 Solo O/S
jshields 19/Aug/12 Lead
MikeDowsett 19/Aug/12 2nd
Gareth Bowen 14/Jun/12 Lead O/S

Savaged by midges.

Graeme Hammond 21/May/12 Solo rpt
Rob Davies 26/Apr/12 Lead
with Phil Ashton
Hidden 07/Apr/12 TR O/S
MazElden 07/Apr/12 TR
with Graeme
stephenhartley 31/Mar/12 Lead
with Laurence King
Hidden 31/Mar/12 2nd
harold walmsley 13/Mar/12 2nd rpt

After failure on Ghost of the Brook

with Colin Struthers
Steven Andrews 11/Mar/12 Lead O/S

nice wee climb in a lovely setting.

with Howie
dionisys 26/Nov/11 Lead O/S
with pat dawson
Hidden 20/Nov/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 03/Sep/11 2nd rpt
Brown 14/Jul/11 Lead
with Lilifa
Jim Brownlow 29/May/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 19/May/11 2nd rpt
markhammonds 11/May/11 Lead O/S

Seemed easy for VS 4c. Thought it deserved at least one star, though.

with Joe Barragry
crag_hopper_Jay 25/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Apr/11 Lead β
Joe Costello 17/Apr/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 27/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Becky E 20/Mar/11 Lead O/S

First lead of the year. It's been too long...

Graeme Hammond 20/Mar/11 2nd O/S

Lovely climb, with a bit more traffic this would be solid 2 star material

with Becky E
Guy Wilson 19/Mar/11 2nd
with Andy Winter, Byron Buck
KatrinaP 19/Mar/11 2nd
Hidden 19/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Byronius Maximus 19/Mar/11 2nd
with Andy Winter, Guy Wilson
Hidden 22/Jan/11 Lead
rikbattye 28/Oct/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 22/Sep/10 2nd O/S
Andy Hardy 01/Sep/10 2nd
Martin Stevens 18/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Tony M.
migs493 17/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Josh
djones66 01/Jul/10 2nd

Very pleasant and very safe. A rather soft touch for VS4c.

with Stve mc D
tompilgrem 21/Jun/10 2nd O/S
with Dad
bobpilgrem 21/Jun/10 Lead O/S

Nice climb in the shade on a hot day.

with Bob/Tom
Pilch 12/Jun/10 2nd rpt
with Graham
LozM 23/May/10 Lead
with Mark J
Whealiebob 15/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Terry
Hidden 15/Apr/10 2nd O/S
Milne 15/Apr/10 TR O/S
with Dave
julian allen 12/Oct/09 Lead O/S
thomasadixon 10/Oct/09 2nd O/S
with Becca
BeccaSnowden 10/Oct/09 Lead O/S

A good route though with a worrying rounded top-out (maybe I should have placed some gear on the 2nd half of the route!) HS 4b

with Tom
frost 11/Aug/09 Solo
Pilch 02/Jun/09 2nd O/S

Graham led

with Ed and Graham
EdShep 02/Jun/09 2nd O/S
with Pilch and Graham
Hidden 02/May/09 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/May/09 2nd
howlingbaboon 24/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Chris FitzHugh and Ady
Different Steve 19/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Clee 19/Apr/09 Lead
with Steve
Hidden ??/2009 2nd
Hidden ??/2009 -
petemeads 19/Jun/08 Lead

Consolation for finding the arete was too hard...

sten 25/May/08 Lead O/S
with Amy Gustin/Tommy Franzen
Hidden ??/2008 -
Hidden 04/Nov/07 Solo O/S
Circus 05/May/07 Lead O/S
with Scaffolder Dave
Hidden 04/May/07 2nd
Pythonist 20/Mar/07 Solo O/S

Don't get why this is given VS here... More like a hard S / easy HS 4b!

HannyHancock 04/Feb/07 Lead dog
Hidden 27/Jul/06 Lead dog
Mutl3y 18/Feb/06 Lead
with Clog
Clog 18/Feb/06 2nd
with Mutl3y
Jon Greengrass ??/2006 -
Hidden 07/Aug/05 2nd O/S
climbingfoetus 11/Jun/05 Lead O/S
with Tom Phillips (Spike)
Somerset swede basher 07/Jun/05 Lead O/S
with Josh Radford
DerwentDiluted 05/Jun/04 Lead
with Nicola Pettit
Hidden 27/Mar/04 Lead
Hidden ?/Mar/04 2nd
Hidden ?/Sep/03 Solo
Hidden 06/May/02 Solo O/S
nickdonohue ?/May/02 Lead
with Kath Donohue
Hidden ?/Apr/01 Lead
Roget 15/Jul/98 Solo O/S
Hidden 27/Apr/97 Lead O/S
Blod 02/Aug/95 Lead β
with Andy T
Hidden 06/May/95 Lead
Hidden 11/Jul/93 Lead O/S
Rog Wilko ?/May/93 Lead

Not really worth 4c.

with Debbie Wilkinson
Hidden 16/May/92 TR O/S
Nigel Bond 03/Jan/81 Solo
Andy Say 10/Aug/79 Solo
duncan ??/1978 Solo O/S
mikej 02/May/70 Solo
with E
mikej 30/Sep/67 Solo
with Steve Radford, Dave Williams, Nigel Sumner
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