Rockfax Description
Start to the right of the tree and climb an awkward wide crack (huge cams help) to a ledge, finish up the steep right-hand crack in the upper wall. © Rockfax

Ticklists: Wide Cracks.

Mr Fuller 17/Sep/17 2nd O/S
Hidden 17/Sep/17 Lead O/S
colin milton 12/Sep/17 2nd
with Nik
tomhull 13/Aug/17 2nd β
with sandyb, Hayley Kruger
Hidden 13/Aug/17 Lead O/S
Durkules 10/Aug/17 2nd
mattc 12/Jun/17 2nd
with Ed
eduardo 12/Jun/17 Lead O/S
with matt car
EllieWoods 21/May/17 Lead O/S
with Leo, Rich
Richard Alderton 21/May/17 2nd O/S
with Leo, Ellie
Hidden 14/May/17 Lead
Paul Hy 28/Apr/17 2nd rpt
with Phil O
mrphilipoldham 28/Apr/17 Lead O/S
alex goodall 09/Apr/17 Lead

Big gear really helps. Nice climb though

ad1 25/Mar/17 -
kwaidy 27/Dec/16 2nd O/S
sting 27/Dec/16 Lead O/S
with kwaidy
Flavio 01/Oct/16 Solo O/S
James Oakes 30/Sep/16 Solo O/S
mattcooperkay 08/Sep/16 Lead
tombartlett 08/Sep/16 2nd O/S
with Matt
JasonK 08/Sep/16 Lead

Much easier than it looks

with Nick
john max 08/Sep/16 Lead
with Andy Jobling
gravity 22/May/16 2nd O/S
si_pro_83 22/May/16 Lead O/S
with Toby
soph 24/Apr/16 Solo rpt
with Emma Twyford
Paul Hy 19/Apr/16 2nd O/S
with Jack C
saffy 19/Apr/16 Lead
with Paul Hy
Hidden 10/Apr/16 Lead O/S
Paul ablitt 10/Apr/16 2nd
with Sarah
soph 23/Jan/16 Solo O/S
Hidden 01/Oct/15 2nd
DaveB61 01/Oct/15 Lead
with Cath Sinclair
max_chan 06/Sep/15 Lead O/S
with Irene - PCC
Antonio Ferra ?/Sep/15 2nd O/S
cragsman9000 12/Jul/15 2nd O/S
with Neil
bob_cbr 12/Jul/15 Lead dog

A slip gaining the upper crack cost me the clean onsight.

Andypeak 09/Jul/15 Lead
Hidden 18/Jun/15 Lead O/S
keitht 07/Jun/15 Solo
amccann 25/May/15 Solo O/S
Nick1812P 25/May/15 2nd O/S
MSchobitz 25/May/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/May/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 20/Apr/15 Lead O/S
althesin 19/Apr/15 2nd O/S
schristophersmith 19/Apr/15 Lead dog

Got up the off width but couldn't get onto top crack so climbing the arete on the right to escape

mjeffery 17/Apr/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Apr/15 -
cragtyke 02/Apr/15 Lead
with Chris
Hidden 02/Apr/15 2nd O/S
Hidden ?/Apr/15 2nd O/S
onlyfoddington 06/Dec/14 Lead O/S

Not too much wide crack.

with Andy
bantamdave 30/Nov/14 2nd O/S
with Brian
Hidden 30/Nov/14 Lead
Matt Harmon 05/Oct/14 Solo O/S
Chalky Cat 26/Sep/14 2nd O/S
with Dom
John Higgs 26/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Jon Stear, Ian Atkins
Hidden 13/Jul/14 Lead
Marq 13/Jul/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 13/Jul/14 Lead
cpforbes 28/Jun/14 2nd O/S
FraserMcClennan 28/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Jun/14 Lead
JohnBotham 21/May/14 2nd
Hidden 21/May/14 Lead
Hidden 21/May/14 2nd
elCapitano 06/May/14 -
with Jonny
petecallaghan 04/May/14 Lead O/S
with Rich
Richard Alderton 04/May/14 2nd
ben.phillips 23/Nov/13 2nd O/S
with Jared Kitchen, Tom Pidcock
Hidden 28/Sep/13 2nd O/S
Alex Eperon 08/Sep/13 2nd O/S
will9911 24/Jul/13 Lead O/S
jimmysdead 22/Jun/13 2nd

Gritstone Challenge 2013

with Blake
Dave Mason 04/Jun/13 2nd O/S
with Trev Tatler
Jackwd 02/Jun/13 Lead
Tithe Technique 02/Jun/13 2nd O/S
stevelismore 02/May/13 Lead O/S

Needs at least number 4 Friends to protect-bigger would be better. Only had 1 so a bit hairy!

with John PCC
Dan Vaj 25/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Dave Chidgey
Graeme Hammond 09/Apr/13 Lead O/S
gsavell 10/Nov/12 TR
with Sarah Knight
psronan 16/Oct/12 2nd O/S
ashtond6 19/Aug/12 Lead

O/widthed it

Hidden 12/Aug/12 2nd
john max 09/Aug/12 Lead
Jim Slater 09/Aug/12 Solo rpt
stuaart 21/Jul/12 2nd

Dave led

with Dave Payne, Neil Redgrave
Hardcore Pat 25/Jun/12 Solo O/S
deacondeacon 01/Jun/12 Solo O/S
Max Streeton 20/May/12 Lead
tomshanti 20/May/12 Lead O/S

interesting awkward crack to start

Monkey_Alan 20/May/12 2nd
robblowen 12/May/12 Lead O/S
with Wayne
charley 03/May/12 2nd O/S

In the dark.

with JackD, Ange
valentinesbabe 03/May/12 Lead O/S

Lovely climb, last one of the day in impending darkness with left leg unable to bend! First part awesome for practising armbars and knee jams, second part a lovely hanging crack with perfect jams in it...only made difficult by the dodgy knee. Only HS I think.

Jackwd 03/May/12 2nd O/S
Hidden ??/2012 -
maddogdave ??/2012 Lead
Steven Andrews 22/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Sep/11 Lead
ayuplass 03/Sep/11 2nd O/S
with Tracy T, Helen, Thea
Oliver Houston 02/Apr/11 -
sharpie530 23/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Jon Rous
Hidden 22/Jan/11 2nd
hazeysunshine 24/Oct/10 2nd
with Dave
Rhythm24 10/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with Rob Benton, Hannah
bobpilgrem 26/Sep/10 Lead O/S

Bottom crack well protected by big cams, top crack easier than it looks from below.Easy touch VS- and well worth a star.

with Bob/Tom
tompilgrem 26/Sep/10 2nd O/S
with Dad
Pilch 15/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Ed
katyc 31/May/10 Lead
ChrisBrooke 15/May/10 Lead O/S
with John Inkpen
ajc 09/May/10 Lead O/S
SteWatkins ?/May/10 -
Hidden 17/Apr/10 2nd
Sophie Nunn 10/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Woodiee 04/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Sep/09 Lead O/S
edd rab 22/Sep/09 2nd rpt
popebenedictus 22/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with Edd Rab
Pelleas 12/Sep/09 2nd
with Ian, Norman
The_Boy_ODwyer 30/Aug/09 2nd O/S
with Ben
thecurlyone 30/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with James
markytaylor 07/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Aug/09 2nd O/S
Powder Puff Girl 04/Jul/09 2nd O/S
with Edd R
edd rab 04/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with Ruth Harding
bvilsue 22/Jun/09 2nd
with Simon
urbanmonkey 22/Jun/09 Lead O/S

Tricky move off the ledge in to the crack, particularly for the short.

with Bea
Rampikino 25/May/09 Lead
with Chris & Mike
chri55ie 25/May/09 2nd
mike_hough_uk 25/May/09 TR
with Rampikino, chri55ie
Hidden 29/Apr/09 Solo
Hidden 08/Apr/09 Solo O/S
Rachel Stroud 14/Mar/09 2nd
with Od
Hidden ??/2009 -
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
Hidden 25/Nov/07 Lead O/S
John Dale 04/Aug/07 Lead
with Max Cole
five 02/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with TW
craig matheson ?/Apr/07 Solo O/S
chris murnin 12/Sep/06 Lead
adrianj 19/Aug/06 Lead
Hidden 19/Aug/06 2nd O/S
Becky E ?/Jun/06 Lead
Mark Stevenson 28/May/06 Solo O/S
mel holmes ?/May/06 2nd
with nick w
dannyboy83 ?/Apr/06 Solo O/S
PenJD 19/Sep/05 Lead O/S
with Dave Evans
Hidden 17/Sep/05 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Jun/05 2nd O/S
Hidden 25/May/05 2nd O/S
Hedley 28/Aug/04 2nd
with Richard Cole
loonyclimber ?/Apr/04 Lead
Phil West 13/Sep/03 Lead rpt
with Mark B
Hidden 05/Apr/03 2nd
Hidden 05/Apr/03 Lead O/S
duncan 05/Oct/02 Solo
Phil West 28/Sep/02 2nd rpt
with Chris Tan & Joanne ?
Budge 02/May/02 2nd O/S
with Carl Tiivas, Mike Oates
DerwentDiluted 01/Apr/02 Lead
with Laurie Smith
Blod 30/Jun/01 Lead O/S
runestone 30/Jun/01 2nd
with Blod
Different Steve ?/May/00 Lead O/S
Chris Ellis 15/Apr/00 Lead
with Louise Pellett
Happy Wanderer 18/Mar/00 Lead O/S
with Graham C
Ian Archer 04/Jul/99 2nd O/S
with Mike Kirby
Hidden 09/Mar/97 Solo
Roget 26/Nov/95 Solo O/S
with jon
GrahamHP ??/1994 -
Steve Crowe 18/Mar/93 Solo
Tarquin ??/1993 -
roncaves 23/Jun/92 Lead
with James Thomas
fellgazelle ??/1990 Lead O/S

Found it tough, think it was either VD or S in my guidebook at the time?

with Alan Haigh
Hidden 01/Oct/89 -
Andy Say 16/Apr/87 Solo
Hidden 04/Aug/83 Solo
Dave Musgrove 29/Mar/81 Lead
with Jim Worthington
uphillnow ??/1980 -
tapley 20/Jun/79 Lead
with Alison Tapley
mikej 24/Oct/76 Solo
paul59 08/Nov/75 TR
with Nigel Scriven
mikej 19/Oct/68 Solo
with Wil Hurford
mikej 14/Aug/66 Lead
with Roy Ecclestone
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