18m.

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

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BruceW 14 Jun, 2004 Show βeta
βeta: Good value at (soft) E2 with the side runners...
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Hidden 1 Jul TR rpt
kermit_uk 7 Oct, 2018 2nd O/S Would be a tough prospect onsight with a nasty landing. Climbing felt steady enough but a move that felt quite insecure.
with Michelle_250, Steve Woolass
Would be a tough prospect onsight with a nasty landing. Climbing felt steady enough but a move that felt quite insecure.
with Michelle_250, Steve Woolass
Andrew Barker 1 Oct, 2018 Solo rpt
Hidden 12 Nov, 2017 2nd rpt
Fobbit169 1 Jul, 2017 -
Alkis 8 Apr, 2017 TR O/S Would not lead.
with Alex Goodall, Jack Lisle, AlistairBerridge, Gordon Weight
Would not lead.
with Alex Goodall, Jack Lisle, AlistairBerridge, Gordon Weight
ColinD 7 Aug, 2016 TR
Ed Babs 23 Jul, 2016 2nd O/S Following Alex up apple arête.
with AlexD
Following Alex up apple arête.
with AlexD
Hidden 3 Oct, 2015 2nd
xiangoh 19 Sep, 2015 2nd O/S
Hidden 4 Jun, 2015 TR dog
Jackwd 20 Mar, 2015 TR O/S Need to come back to this, felt easy on a rope!
with Shannyb
Need to come back to this, felt easy on a rope!
with Shannyb
RM199 9 Mar, 2014 TR O/S desperate, would not lead
desperate, would not lead
Jonathan Hall 9 Mar, 2014 2nd rpt
with RM199
with RM199
SB_NWUK_99 ??, 2014 2nd
sgl0jd 17 Nov, 2013 - Tried it on the left but had to swing back right
Tried it on the left but had to swing back right
ashtond6 18 Aug, 2013 2nd rpt
PeteWilson 14 Aug, 2013 2nd O/S will deffinately be back to lead this one when im fit again!
with John R
will deffinately be back to lead this one when im fit again!
with John R
jimbonfire 26 May, 2013 -
Sidekick 25 May, 2013 Solo
Ceridwen 7 Aug, 2012 2nd dog
with Pete Staves
with Pete Staves
default_slipper ?Jul, 2012 TR
Jonathan Hall 8 Apr, 2012 TR
charley 24 Sep, 2011 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.
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, 2011 2nd RP
Andrew Barker 22 Mar, 2011 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
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 3 Feb, 2011 Solo O/S
Ram MkiV 13 Nov, 2010 Solo rpt not really even a route. whack eliminate but nice moves
with i'ma solo solo
not really even a route. whack eliminate but nice moves
with i'ma solo solo
Hidden 2 Oct, 2010 TR O/S
PanzerHanzler 6 Sep, 2010 TR O/S
Hidden 17 Jul, 2010 2nd RP
Hidden 23 May, 2010 2nd dog
Hidden 23 May, 2010 Lead O/S
dominic lee 28 Apr, 2010 Solo
migs493 17 Apr, 2010 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 lozowen
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 lozowen
paul__in_sheffield 4 Apr, 2010 Solo O/S
with Noodle
with Noodle
co1ps 4 Apr, 2010 Solo
with noodle the labradoodle
with noodle the labradoodle
Hidden 30 May, 2009 TR
tommytwotone 5 Apr, 2009 2nd rpt
with Nigel
with Nigel
Creep_pea 11 May, 2008 2nd O/S Possibly cheated a bit with a foot in the crack
Possibly cheated a bit with a foot in the crack
Hidden ??, 2008 -
Ram MkiV 30 Oct, 2007 Solo O/S
with reeve, barrows & toby
with reeve, barrows & toby
Hidden 30 Oct, 2007 Solo O/S
Hidden ?Jun, 2007 Solo
dannyboy83 6 Apr, 2007 Lead O/S
with dmoir
with dmoir
steve taylor ??, 2007 -
Brown 2 Oct, 2005 Solo RP
with Solo
with Solo
Tom Briggs ??, 2005 -
chrishedgehog 23 Apr, 2004 2nd O/S
with Erwin, Snod et al
with Erwin, Snod et al
dancurrie 6 Jun, 2003 TR dog
with Richard Kirk
with Richard Kirk
Hidden 22 Jul, 2002 Lead
cem 23 Jun, 2002 TR O/S
Hidden ?Jul, 1999 2nd
Nettle 26 Jul, 1998 TR O/S *** - Apple Arete normal led by Chinny Holland and followed by Jen Purcell, Johnny Cutcliffe, Mick Darfield and Liz Duff. I then followed doing the ate direct at 5c.
with Liz Duff, Mick Darfield, Johnny 'The Dog' Cutcliffe, Wilf2, Jen Purcell
*** - Apple Arete normal led by Chinny Holland and followed by Jen Purcell, Johnny Cutcliffe, Mick Darfield and Liz Duff. I then followed doing the ate direct at 5c.
with Liz Duff, Mick Darfield, Johnny 'The Dog' Cutcliffe, Wilf2, Jen Purcell
David Slater ?Apr, 1997 Lead O/S on-sight solo on a low-friction warm day - one of scariest routes I have done - surely E6 6a for the short? Utterly committing with a death drop off to the left.
on-sight solo on a low-friction warm day - one of scariest routes I have done - surely E6 6a for the short? Utterly committing with a death drop off to the left.
John Southworth ?Apr, 1997 Solo
BruceW ??, 1997 Lead O/S With E2 side runner
with Keith S.
With E2 side runner
with Keith S.
Yourlead 12 Jun, 1995 2nd Did the direct after Gra lead the normal route. Thought it 5a / 5b
with Graham Penny
Did the direct after Gra lead the normal route. Thought it 5a / 5b
with Graham Penny
Chris the Tall ??, 1995 TR
with Dave Gurney
with Dave Gurney
Backinthegame 2 May, 1992 2nd
with Bryn
with Bryn
Dave Garnett 20 Jul, 1986 Lead O/S
with Jane Garnett
with Jane Garnett
ajtay ??, 1986 -
mark-abz 19 Aug, 1983 TR
Mark Kemball 8 Jan, 1983 Lead (side runner)
(side runner)
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