10m.

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Start up GFC (or direct - 5b ) then move right onto the wall and climb it direct. Nice positions and moves but sadly a bit artificial. © Rockfax

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roberto18 19 May, 2007 Show βeta
βeta: S4a in nunns old guide, although felt like vs 4c, I did topsail (vs 4c) and roger the cabin boy (vs 4c) on birchens, on the same day and they felt much harder.
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βeta: S4a in nunns old guide, although felt like vs 4c, I did topsail (vs 4c) and roger the cabin boy (vs 4c) on birchens, on the same day and they felt much harder.
Monk 23 Jun, 2003 Show βeta
βeta: A nice route. Not that artificial if you start direct with a big pull.
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βeta: A nice route. Not that artificial if you start direct with a big pull.
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Hidden 8 Sep Lead O/S
georgenvk 8 Sep 2nd O/S
with James Ayres
with James Ayres
Tony Holdsworth 8 Sep Lead rpt A bit frigged using the crack on the right.
A bit frigged using the crack on the right.
Hidden 21 Jul Lead O/S
cassaela 14 Jul 2nd
Andysomething 2 Jul 2nd
with Bruce Perry, Colin Binks
with Bruce Perry, Colin Binks
FranCollett ?Jul Lead O/S
FranCollett ?Jul Lead O/S
with ann
with ann
seanwilson 28 Jun 2nd O/S
with GRivers
with GRivers
climberchristy 2 Jun 2nd Nice route
with LMS
Nice route
with LMS
Hidden 2 Jun Lead O/S
MatthewK 23 May 2nd
with John (PCC)
with John (PCC)
PeteWilson 23 Apr Lead O/S A bit rubbish really
A bit rubbish really
Hidden 23 Apr 2nd O/S
max_chan 21 Apr Lead rpt
Jesse Dufton 14 Apr Lead
with mol
with mol
mol 14 Apr 2nd
ninjawil 17 Feb 2nd O/S
Hidden 17 Feb Lead O/S
Hidden 13 Feb 2nd
Graeme Hammond 13 Feb Lead rpt
jimbonfire 6 Aug, 2018 Lead O/S
with TT
with TT
craig.potter 2 Jul, 2017 2nd O/S
planetmarshall 30 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S Direct start. Bit eliminate.
with Helen Mort
Direct start. Bit eliminate.
with Helen Mort
Hidden 22 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S
cmliebmann 9 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S
fuzzysheep01 8 Apr, 2017 2nd O/S Eliminate, a bit hard at grade and not very worthwhile.
Eliminate, a bit hard at grade and not very worthwhile.
DubyaJamesDubya 8 Apr, 2017 Lead
Dan Vaj 25 Mar, 2017 TR O/S
slab_happy 9 Oct, 2016 2nd
with Joan
with Joan
fatbuoybazza 29 Sep, 2016 Lead O/S
with Zebra
with Zebra
Hidden 29 Sep, 2016 2nd
buxtoncoffeelover 24 Sep, 2016 Lead Nice climbing but suspect gear under roof
with mountaingoatgirl, Jacob
Nice climbing but suspect gear under roof
with mountaingoatgirl, Jacob
mountaingoatgirl 24 Sep, 2016 2nd
john lynch 12 Aug, 2016 Solo
emc110502 7 Aug, 2016 Lead O/S
with Crofty
with Crofty
Crofty 7 Aug, 2016 2nd O/S
Chris Murray 19 Jul, 2016 Lead
with Richard Bower
with Richard Bower
Robin Nichols 4 Jun, 2016 2nd O/S
with Jon , Jim, Roget
with Jon , Jim, Roget
Roget 4 Jun, 2016 Lead O/S
with robin, jim, jon
with robin, jim, jon
Roget 4 Jun, 2016 Solo rpt With the direct start
with jim, jon, robin
With the direct start
with jim, jon, robin
TimCul 8 May, 2016 2nd
Hidden 8 May, 2016 Lead O/S
max_chan 5 May, 2016 Lead O/S Tricky eliminate
with Andy Prichard
Tricky eliminate
with Andy Prichard
JasonK 5 May, 2016 Lead
with Glen
with Glen
ColinD 4 May, 2016 Lead
Jonathan Hall 24 Apr, 2016 2nd
with RM199
with RM199
RM199 24 Apr, 2016 Lead O/S
codenamel 17 Apr, 2016 Lead O/S
Jay Schofield 17 Apr, 2016 2nd O/S
MusicalMountaineer 13 Mar, 2016 Lead O/S Found this quite a struggle. Wasn't trusting gear...
Found this quite a struggle. Wasn't trusting gear...
Mike Roger ??, 2016 -
petellis 10 Oct, 2015 2nd O/S
with GrantB
with GrantB
Hidden 25 Sep, 2015 Lead RP
Hidden 25 Jul, 2015 Lead O/S
heywoodj 18 Jun, 2015 Lead O/S direct start to the direct!
direct start to the direct!
Andrew Sloan 10 Jun, 2015 2nd O/S I think Tony went too far right.
I think Tony went too far right.
Tony Holdsworth 10 Jun, 2015 Lead dnf Sort of did it but drifted off left as the gear wasn't too great.
with Andy Sloan
Sort of did it but drifted off left as the gear wasn't too great.
with Andy Sloan
bigdrew 30 May, 2015 2nd O/S
with Joe Bawden
with Joe Bawden
Hidden 2 May, 2015 2nd
HimTiggins 2 May, 2015 Lead O/S
with tebs
with tebs
phillipjohnson 26 Apr, 2015 Lead
Kirill 11 Apr, 2015 2nd β seconded after backing off on lead
seconded after backing off on lead
Hidden 11 Apr, 2015 2nd rpt
cem 11 Apr, 2015 Lead rpt
dannyboy83 16 Oct, 2014 Solo O/S
Hidden 21 Sep, 2014 Lead
Hidden 21 Sep, 2014 Solo O/S
Albie 21 Sep, 2014 Lead O/S I'm normally good at these type of gritsone routes with reachy moves. But was clearly tired when i got to this one and hadn't realsied that some of the moves were slightly overhanging. very exhausting last climb and much releived to top out.
with Roman Jivkov
I'm normally good at these type of gritsone routes with reachy moves. But was clearly tired when i got to this one and hadn't realsied that some of the moves were slightly overhanging. very exhausting last climb and much releived to top out.
with Roman Jivkov
mol 24 Aug, 2014 Lead
Jesse Dufton 24 Aug, 2014 2nd
with mol
with mol
steveb2006 6 Aug, 2014 Solo Perhaps not as direct as it could have been
Perhaps not as direct as it could have been
bob_cbr 29 Jun, 2014 2nd O/S
cragsman9000 29 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S
with bob_cbr
with bob_cbr
keith leonard 16 Apr, 2014 Lead
Hidden 16 Apr, 2014 2nd
Hidden 13 Apr, 2014 Lead O/S
Si Witcher 12 Apr, 2014 2nd
Knot-Paul 4 Nov, 2013 2nd
with Paul Hy
with Paul Hy
Paul Hy 4 Nov, 2013 Lead O/S
ashtond6 18 Aug, 2013 Lead rpt
Outdoorista 18 Aug, 2013 2nd Hard for the grade, nice moves and steeper than it looks. Shame it's an eliminate.
with Rosa, ashtond6
Hard for the grade, nice moves and steeper than it looks. Shame it's an eliminate.
with Rosa, ashtond6
Hidden 16 Jul, 2013 2nd
davidalcock 4 Jun, 2013 Lead
with Dom
with Dom
Hidden 30 Apr, 2013 2nd
Thunderthighsontheloose 28 Apr, 2013 2nd O/S
Mike_Hayes 28 Apr, 2013 Lead rpt
Hidden 20 Apr, 2013 2nd O/S
Hidden 20 Apr, 2013 Lead O/S
masa-alpin 7 Apr, 2013 Lead O/S
with James D
with James D
Hidden ?Apr, 2013 2nd
Jenny Clarke ?Apr, 2013 2nd
with paul
with paul
Longsufferingropeholder ?Apr, 2013 Lead
with C May
with C May
AlanPedrick ??, 2013 -
Somerset swede basher 5 Sep, 2012 Solo O/S
moberg 11 Aug, 2012 Lead O/S Took the 5b direct start and used runners either side. A small cam might have been handy in a pocket.
Took the 5b direct start and used runners either side. A small cam might have been handy in a pocket.
Hidden 11 Aug, 2012 2nd
SGD 28 Jul, 2012 2nd Direct start, very, very polished and a bit wet. good moves though.
with rob1
Direct start, very, very polished and a bit wet. good moves though.
with rob1
rob1 28 Jul, 2012 Lead
with SGD
with SGD
hotfeet 27 May, 2012 2nd
with Tom Dudley
with Tom Dudley
Alex 74 25 May, 2012 Lead
with Dave m
with Dave m
David Kay 22 May, 2012 2nd
with Mark Proctor
with Mark Proctor
smokeyj ?May, 2012 -
with butters
with butters
nutty_didz 11 Mar, 2012 Lead O/S
with John Moran
with John Moran
Hidden 12 Jan, 2012 2nd O/S
Hidden 12 Jan, 2012 2nd O/S
shaky2 12 Jan, 2012 Lead
with hameay
with hameay
PAJames ??, 2012 -
Hidden 29 Oct, 2011 Lead
dpmUK 2 Oct, 2011 2nd rpt
Hidden 2 Oct, 2011 Lead
Hidden 3 Sep, 2011 Lead
Brown ?Sep, 2011 Solo
with Solo
with Solo
Mike Hegarty 30 Jul, 2011 Lead O/S Warm up route..Plenty of gear..Big reaches though.
with Dave
Warm up route..Plenty of gear..Big reaches though.
with Dave
Mike_Hayes 30 Jul, 2011 Lead
Nigel Edley 30 Jul, 2011 2nd
wishicud climbHVS 28 Jul, 2011 2nd Direct start which is hard. Try doing this route without using your knees!!! Good luck. Nice route.
with Ash Crazy fool Green, bigdan050
Direct start which is hard. Try doing this route without using your knees!!! Good luck. Nice route.
with Ash Crazy fool Green, bigdan050
bigdan050 28 Jul, 2011 Lead really good route,long reach and balancy
with ash green, wishicud climbHVS
really good route,long reach and balancy
with ash green, wishicud climbHVS
teamrob 2 Jul, 2011 2nd
with Dan
with Dan
wahniel 2 Jul, 2011 Lead O/S
with Robin Hoffmann
with Robin Hoffmann
milkyjoe 26 Jun, 2011 2nd
with gareth
with gareth
Twigster45 26 Jun, 2011 TR O/S
with Louise, Rachel, Chris, Charlotte
with Louise, Rachel, Chris, Charlotte
Steven Andrews 19 Jun, 2011 Lead O/S Taken direct which is pretty tough.
with Marco
Taken direct which is pretty tough.
with Marco
Graeme Hammond 9 Jun, 2011 2nd O/S
with Peter Borchers
with Peter Borchers
Dan Hale 25 May, 2011 Solo O/S
with raji
with raji
Jim Malo 21 May, 2011 Lead dnf Done the 5b start, could`nt do the 5a bit
with Mark
Done the 5b start, could`nt do the 5a bit
with Mark
treg 4 May, 2011 2nd
with Chris S
with Chris S
waynem1985 1 May, 2011 2nd
hotfeet 1 May, 2011 Lead
antdav 1 May, 2011 2nd O/S
Elsier 29 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
with Scott, Ian
with Scott, Ian
lozowen 15 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
eduardo 9 Apr, 2011 2nd
with MD
with MD
MD 9 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S Direct start
with eduardo
Direct start
with eduardo
jchenoweth 7 Nov, 2010 TR O/S
shed_hed 20 Oct, 2010 Lead O/S The direct start.
with Jake Harrison
The direct start.
with Jake Harrison
Hidden 10 Oct, 2010 2nd O/S
drcorbasisgod 18 Sep, 2010 2nd O/S
Hidden 17 Aug, 2010 Lead O/S
Daniel Wicks 27 Jun, 2010 Solo O/S
Rhythm24 19 Jun, 2010 Lead O/S
Hidden 19 Jun, 2010 Lead O/S
Hidden 19 Jun, 2010 2nd O/S
hannah burkitt 19 Jun, 2010 2nd O/S
adrianscott 18 May, 2010 Lead O/S
popebenedictus 18 May, 2010 2nd O/S
Tithe Technique 16 May, 2010 Lead O/S
with Clare Jennings, Geoff Burrows, chumleywarner, valentinesbabe, charley
with Clare Jennings, Geoff Burrows, chumleywarner, valentinesbabe, charley
dpmUK 16 May, 2010 Lead Repeat - had previously top-roped. Took a rest in the Diff on the right.
with Mark
Repeat - had previously top-roped. Took a rest in the Diff on the right.
with Mark
chumleywarner 16 May, 2010 TR O/S
ptigga 16 May, 2010 2nd
tiga271 15 May, 2010 2nd
with mark20
with mark20
mark20 15 May, 2010 Lead O/S
radioactivekid 9 May, 2010 2nd O/S
with Kyya
with Kyya
Hidden 24 Apr, 2010 2nd O/S
Blue Straggler 24 Apr, 2010 Lead G/U
with adamski
with adamski
Jimbo C 14 Apr, 2010 2nd Direct start. Very top of the grade for VS. The pump!!
Direct start. Very top of the grade for VS. The pump!!
garethb 10 Apr, 2010 Lead
with cheque
with cheque
Hidden 10 Apr, 2010 2nd O/S
frume 8 Mar, 2010 TR O/S used Gri Gri.
with Myself
used Gri Gri.
with Myself
nickcanute ??, 2010 -
Marcin78 ??, 2010 2nd
with Paul
with Paul
Birdo 17 Oct, 2009 Solo O/S
Hidden 27 Sep, 2009 Lead O/S
AsleepOnBelay 11 Jul, 2009 Lead O/S The start is good and deserves 5b. If you don't put side runners out right, it's tricky to protect and soon had me feeling pumped. Wicked secret hold for the top move though.
with Sarah Davis
The start is good and deserves 5b. If you don't put side runners out right, it's tricky to protect and soon had me feeling pumped. Wicked secret hold for the top move though.
with Sarah Davis
Pilch 21 Jun, 2009 2nd O/S Jim Led, precarious and poorly protected
with Jim and Graham
Jim Led, precarious and poorly protected
with Jim and Graham
cem 7 Mar, 2009 Lead rpt Direct start
with Pete Horn
Direct start
with Pete Horn
Hidden 7 Mar, 2009 Lead O/S
Hidden 7 Mar, 2009 2nd
Different Steve 12 Oct, 2008 Lead rpt
with Trish
with Trish
Chris Sansum 21 Sep, 2008 2nd O/S
with Duncan Bourne
with Duncan Bourne
russonly 11 Jun, 2008 Lead O/S
with PeteS
with PeteS
Ropeboy 4 Jun, 2008 Solo
victim of mathematics 11 May, 2008 Lead O/S
with Jim
with Jim
Hidden 11 Oct, 2007 Lead O/S
Caralynh 11 Oct, 2007 2nd O/S
with PeakDJ
with PeakDJ
Hidden 8 Sep, 2007 Solo
vvanhinsbergh 31 Aug, 2007 TR O/S
ioboy 6 Aug, 2007 2nd
Hidden 4 Aug, 2007 Lead O/S
Hidden 4 Aug, 2007 2nd O/S
mooseloose 28 Jul, 2007 2nd O/S
with Jim S'
with Jim S'
neilmackie 2 Jun, 2007 Lead O/S my first 5a!
with TomBull
my first 5a!
with TomBull
TomBull 2 Jun, 2007 2nd O/S
with Neil
with Neil
mike bridges 19 May, 2007 2nd O/S Rob led then it rained for me 2nding!
Rob led then it rained for me 2nding!
roberto18 19 May, 2007 Lead
MNA123 ??, 2007 Lead
Cameron13 10 Nov, 2006 2nd
with James Rowe
with James Rowe
Hidden 10 Nov, 2006 Solo dnf
Stig 2 Nov, 2006 2nd O/S
with Charlie Reade-Jahn
with Charlie Reade-Jahn
dpmUK 14 Oct, 2006 TR dog
practicalcat 14 Oct, 2006 2nd
SecretSquirrel 14 Oct, 2006 2nd
adam carless 14 Oct, 2006 Lead O/S A couple of tricky long reaches, and difficult to stay away from the next route.
A couple of tricky long reaches, and difficult to stay away from the next route.
climbingrick 18 Feb, 2006 Lead O/S
Hidden 18 Sep, 2005 Lead
Becca_itd 18 Sep, 2005 2nd
Hidden 24 Aug, 2005 2nd O/S
cem 10 Apr, 2005 2nd
with GrahamD
with GrahamD
Chris the Tall ?Apr, 2005 Lead
with Ropeboy
with Ropeboy
Hidden 29 May, 2004 Lead
Hidden 24 Apr, 2004 Lead O/S
Mike Lee 9 Jul, 2003 Lead Messed about at the top..!
with Liz
Messed about at the top..!
with Liz
Budge 3 Jul, 2003 2nd O/S
with CarlMonster, Mike Oates
with CarlMonster, Mike Oates
Hidden ?Jul, 2003 Solo rpt
Mark Stevenson 24 May, 2003 Solo O/S
Monk ??, 2003 Solo O/S
Hidden 14 Apr, 2002 Solo
Different Steve ?Apr, 2002 2nd O/S
Hidden ?Aug, 2001 2nd
ajoliver ?Jun, 2001 Lead
RussB 12 Aug, 2000 Lead O/S
with Steve Orchard
with Steve Orchard
Hidden ??, 1999 -
Hidden 17 Oct, 1998 Lead
kato'sdad 22 Oct, 1997 Lead
RobSimmo 22 Oct, 1997 2nd O/S
Nettle 8 Jun, 1997 Lead O/S
with Wilf2
with Wilf2
Hidden 31 Aug, 1996 2nd O/S
The Reaper 2 Jul, 1995 Lead O/S
babymoac 21 Aug, 1994 -
Gordon Stainforth 5 Sep, 1992 2nd
with David BA Jones
with David BA Jones
Hidden 14 Oct, 1990 Lead
RichardMc 16 Apr, 1989 2nd
with Jon Clifford-Smith
with Jon Clifford-Smith
Hidden 13 Oct, 1985 2nd
RichardMc 18 Aug, 1984 Lead
with Rupert Hoare
with Rupert Hoare
Hidden 18 Apr, 1980 Solo
Nigel Bond 21 Apr, 1976 Lead
with Pete
with Pete
Andy Say ??, 1971 Lead
mikej 20 Sep, 1967 Lead
with Keith Mcdowel, John Lee
with Keith Mcdowel, John Lee
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