10m.

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


ClimberDateStyle
slab_happy 17/Jul Lead

Onsight apart from the top-out (shared with Tinsel's Tangle). What a lovely route!

with Nikki
jameslomax 11/Jun 2nd O/S
robbie morse 10/Jun Lead O/S

Climb in very nice location, easy to protect and fun climbing

RuthW 06/May 2nd dog
Hidden 30/Apr Lead O/S
Si 28/Apr Lead

1:1 lead coaching with Cheryl

pawel suhy 23/Apr 2nd O/S
alexjf 23/Apr Lead O/S
There's Always A Bigger Cam 23/Apr Lead G/U

Bit sustained. Good gear and great climbing. Liked it.

Lindsaywellsy12345 23/Apr 2nd

Had to take a short rest after spending ages trying to hack out Matt's bomb proof nut! Good fun climb, slightly pumpy section in the middle, balancy move towards the end. Same walrus maneuver finish as Tinsel's tangle (same as my earlier lead - except Matt actually got some pro in!) - felt a lot better going over the top without the entire rack weighing me down!

Jonny M 17/Apr 2nd O/S
fatbuoybazza 17/Apr Lead O/S
with Jon
jimmysdead 03/Apr Lead O/S

Lovely climb. First of the 2017 season

with Emma
chrisdjackson 02/Apr Lead O/S
Andy Moles 24/Mar Solo
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

LisaBillybobs 08/Oct/16 2nd
Karl_Harrison 08/Oct/16 Lead O/S
with Lisa
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
scottycrimpsalot89 ?/May/16 Lead O/S

My first HS. Easy peasy.

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.

Clama 11/Mar/16 2nd
Hidden 11/Mar/16 Lead O/S
amccann 22/Feb/16 Solo O/S
with Dom
dom94 22/Feb/16 Solo O/S
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
Steph Swann 04/Jul/15 2nd β
Barrie Schofield II 04/Jul/15 Lead O/S
Noah Near-Theholds 04/Jul/15 Lead O/S
bencole ?/Jul/15 Lead O/S
ayuplass 21/Jun/15 2nd
with Thea
Luke90 05/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Liz
Elizabeth Allen 05/Jun/15 2nd O/S
with Luke
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
john_ni 04/Oct/14 2nd
Hidden 04/Oct/14 Lead O/S
WillDoyle 27/Sep/14 Lead O/S
AdamPrzeslak 21/Sep/14 2nd O/S
Robbiobaby 21/Sep/14 Lead O/S

Climbed this injured thinking it was an easy HS.

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

Reet good

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 Lead O/S
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
lizzie789 06/Jan/13 2nd O/S
marcduhig 06/Jan/13 Lead O/S

Interesting finish. Not worth the walk tho.

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
MazElden 07/Apr/12 TR
with Graeme
Hidden 07/Apr/12 TR O/S
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
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
Becky E 20/Mar/11 Lead O/S

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

Byronius Maximus 19/Mar/11 2nd
with Andy Winter, Guy Wilson
Hidden 19/Mar/11 Lead O/S
KatrinaP 19/Mar/11 2nd
Hidden 19/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Guy Wilson 19/Mar/11 2nd
with Andy Winter, Byron Buck
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
bobpilgrem 21/Jun/10 Lead O/S

Nice climb in the shade on a hot day.

with Bob/Tom
tompilgrem 21/Jun/10 2nd O/S
with Dad
Pilch 12/Jun/10 2nd rpt
with Graham
LozM 23/May/10 Lead
with Mark J
Hidden 15/Apr/10 2nd O/S
Whealiebob 15/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Terry
Milne 15/Apr/10 TR O/S
with Dave
julian allen 12/Oct/09 Lead O/S
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
thomasadixon 10/Oct/09 2nd O/S
with Becca
frost 11/Aug/09 Solo
EdShep 02/Jun/09 2nd O/S
with Pilch and Graham
Pilch 02/Jun/09 2nd O/S

Graham led

with Ed 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
Clee 19/Apr/09 Lead
with Steve
Different Steve 19/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2009 -
Hidden ??/2009 2nd
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
Mark Stevenson 06/May/02 Solo O/S
nickdonohue ?/May/02 Lead
with Kath Donohue
Hidden ??/2002 -
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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