Rockfax Description
The lower arete is very bold requiring unprotected, rounded and scary laybacking. More like a sensible E1 5c with side-runners. © Rockfax

FA. Gary Gibson 1980

Hidden 12/Nov/17 2nd rpt
tonto169 01/Jul/17 -
Alkis 08/Apr/17 TR O/S

Would not lead.

with Alex Goodall, Jack Lisle, AlistairBerridge, Gordon Weight
ColinD 07/Aug/16 TR
Ed Babs 23/Jul/16 2nd O/S

Following Alex up apple arête.

with AlexD
Hidden 03/Oct/15 2nd
xiangoh 19/Sep/15 2nd O/S
Hidden 04/Jun/15 TR dog
Jackwd 20/Mar/15 TR O/S

Need to come back to this, felt easy on a rope!

RM199 09/Mar/14 TR O/S

desperate, would not lead

Jonathan Hall 09/Mar/14 2nd rpt
sgl0jd 17/Nov/13 -

Tried it on the left but had to swing back right

ashtond6 18/Aug/13 2nd rpt
PeteWilson 14/Aug/13 2nd O/S

will deffinately be back to lead this one when im fit again!

with John R
jimbonfire 26/May/13 -
Sidekick 25/May/13 Solo
Ceridwen 07/Aug/12 2nd dog
with Pete Staves
default_slipper ?/Jul/12 TR
Jonathan Hall 08/Apr/12 TR
charley 24/Sep/11 TR RP

On the shunt. Had a confidence issue trusting the shunt the first time as it got caught up but got it second go.

Hidden 17/Apr/11 2nd RP
Andrew Barker 22/Mar/11 Solo

I seem to remember trying this ages ago and bailing off it into one of the nearby routes. No problems this time, started on the right, pulled round left to go for the break.

with Tom Lyons
nathanlee 03/Feb/11 Solo O/S
Ram MkiV 13/Nov/10 Solo rpt

not really even a route. whack eliminate but nice moves

with i'ma solo solo
Hidden 02/Oct/10 TR O/S
PanzerHanzler 06/Sep/10 TR O/S
tebs 17/Jul/10 2nd RP

Misread the layback and landed at the bottom on stretch. Quite straightforward second time but the mantle would have been terrifying to lead.

with Tim
Hidden 23/May/10 2nd dog
Hidden 23/May/10 Lead O/S
dominic lee 28/Apr/10 Solo
migs493 17/Apr/10 Lead β

Unfortunately I placed side runners and one in the break effectively making this a top rope!. Did the lower moves without any gear. Loz thougt it was VS!!

with LO
paul__in_sheffield 04/Apr/10 Solo O/S
with Noodle
co1ps 04/Apr/10 Solo
with noodle the labradoodle
Hidden 30/May/09 TR
tommytwotone 05/Apr/09 2nd rpt
with Nigel
Creep_pea 11/May/08 2nd O/S

Possibly cheated a bit with a foot in the crack

with Rob
Hidden ??/2008 -
Ram MkiV 30/Oct/07 Solo O/S
with reeve, barrows & toby
Hidden 30/Oct/07 Solo O/S
dannyboy83 06/Apr/07 Lead O/S
steve taylor ??/2007 -
Brown 02/Oct/05 Solo RP
with Solo
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe ??/2005 -
chrishedgehog 23/Apr/04 2nd O/S
with Erwin, Snod et al
Hidden 06/Jun/03 TR dog
cem 23/Jun/02 TR O/S
Hidden ?/Jul/99 2nd
BruceW ??/1997 Lead O/S

With E2 side runner

with Keith S.
Yourlead 12/Jun/95 2nd

Did the direct after Gra lead the normal route. Thought it 5a / 5b

with Graham Penny
Chris the Tall ??/1995 TR
with Dave Gurney
Backinthegame 02/May/92 2nd
with Bryn
Hidden ??/1986 -
mark-abz 19/Aug/83 TR
Mark Kemball 08/Jan/83 Lead

(side runner)

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