4m.

Rockfax Description
At the left-hand edge of the wall, gain a hanging groove and then climb the crack in the arete. Short-lived but pretty steep. © Rockfax

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Iggy_B 20 May, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: 2/3 moves maximum and the holds are huge.
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βeta: 2/3 moves maximum and the holds are huge.
Chris Fitzhugh 15 Aug, 2003 Show βeta
βeta: An exciting solo at severe - even when you think you know it. Minimum strength runs out all too quickly on this shortest of aretes if your sequence of moves is hesitant or at fault.
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βeta: An exciting solo at severe - even when you think you know it. Minimum strength runs out all too quickly on this shortest of aretes if your sequence of moves is hesitant or at fault.
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Hidden 5 Sep Solo
Carl 7 Jul Solo O/S
Hidden 5 May Solo O/S
pete87abs 5 May Solo O/S
with Sleeping Patrick, DJayB
with Sleeping Patrick, DJayB
EspenK 18 Apr Solo β
TGHB 6 Apr Solo O/S
Andrew Barker 25 Mar Solo rpt
williemiller ?Feb Solo O/S
Ollie Wragg ?? Solo
Sam O'Rourke 18 Nov, 2018 Solo O/S
RayG 29 Oct, 2018 Solo O/S
Ed Throp 28 Oct, 2018 Lead dog Took a few go's to work it out, more of a boulder route really although one nut was placed in the crack.
with joe noake
Took a few go's to work it out, more of a boulder route really although one nut was placed in the crack.
with joe noake
ChrisLloyd 13 Oct, 2018 2nd
UglyKidJoe 13 Oct, 2018 Lead O/S
Marl 25 Aug, 2018 Solo O/S
with Glynis
with Glynis
Tom Etchells 9 Aug, 2018 Solo O/S
Hidden 10 Jul, 2018 Solo O/S
timmr002 1 Jul, 2018 Solo O/S
with Astrid Southam
with Astrid Southam
Hidden 17 Jun, 2018 Solo O/S
Dan Vaj 6 May, 2018 Solo O/S
Kangaroo 29 Apr, 2018 TR
keitht 6 Apr, 2018 Solo
Keith Swainson 13 Jan, 2018 Solo O/S
Greg manimal tolson ??, 2018 -
gb83 6 Nov, 2017 Lead O/S
with alison
with alison
Kinge 14 Oct, 2017 Solo dnf Final move fall....oww...
Final move fall....oww...
charvey 27 Aug, 2017 Solo O/S Stepped on and off a few times before doing it.
Stepped on and off a few times before doing it.
Remyveness 18 Aug, 2017 Lead
Remyveness 18 Aug, 2017 Lead Led as part of Womens Trad Fest
Led as part of Womens Trad Fest
Remyveness 18 Aug, 2017 Lead
Hidden 17 Aug, 2017 Solo O/S
ipfreely 10 Jul, 2017 Solo
keitht 9 Jul, 2017 Solo
Fobbit169 1 Jul, 2017 -
Theeni 21 Jun, 2017 Solo O/S
Christabel Goode 13 May, 2017 Lead O/S
with Simon, Helena Goode
with Simon, Helena Goode
Helena Goode 13 May, 2017 2nd
andy tetsill 18 Apr, 2017 Solo
nation1 8 Apr, 2017 Solo
ChrisBrooke 1 Apr, 2017 Sent rpt
seanlikeskites 19 Feb, 2017 Solo rpt
Chris Murray 18 Feb, 2017 Solo
BenjyW 5 Jan, 2017 2nd rpt
Rob Gillespie 23 Oct, 2016 Solo O/S
Lottie T 2 Oct, 2016 2nd O/S
with Jack jk
with Jack jk
Jack jk 2 Oct, 2016 Solo O/S
fuzzysheep01 25 Sep, 2016 Solo O/S
Dale Comley 14 Aug, 2016 Solo O/S
James Oakes 10 Aug, 2016 Solo O/S
BenjyW 14 Jul, 2016 Solo O/S
Hidden 6 Jul, 2016 Solo O/S
ChrisBrooke 2 Jun, 2016 Solo
Hidden 31 May, 2016 2nd
lewis_james84 31 May, 2016 Lead O/S
with admcne
with admcne
Jack Whiteley 26 May, 2016 2nd O/S
with TimG
with TimG
TimG 26 May, 2016 Lead
Oo 7 May, 2016 2nd
Climbed69 16 Apr, 2016 Lead Not a pretty attempt but made it
with Serena Lampre
Not a pretty attempt but made it
with Serena Lampre
the power 29 Mar, 2016 Solo
with Ardo
with Ardo
Ardo 29 Mar, 2016 Solo O/S
samdickensuk 23 Jan, 2016 Solo O/S
Matt Shepherd 31 Dec, 2015 Solo
John Higgs 11 Dec, 2015 Solo O/S
charley 22 Nov, 2015 Solo rpt
Chrissy202 25 Oct, 2015 Lead O/S
with Charlie P
with Charlie P
gd303uk 19 Oct, 2015 Lead O/S
Flavio 18 Oct, 2015 Solo O/S
Becks87 11 Oct, 2015 Solo O/S
with atom
with atom
atom 11 Oct, 2015 Solo rpt
with Becks87
with Becks87
Stanners 9 Sep, 2015 Solo O/S
with James Rich
with James Rich
mr random 1 Aug, 2015 Solo
with Ethan Sosin, Mike Sosin
with Ethan Sosin, Mike Sosin
harrison 25 Jul, 2015 TR O/S Found this pretty tricky - relied on strength to layback to the top. Enjoyable if you like physical moves.
with Sarah
Found this pretty tricky - relied on strength to layback to the top. Enjoyable if you like physical moves.
with Sarah
mattprince 20 Jun, 2015 Solo O/S
dobby 200 20 Jun, 2015 Solo O/S
heywoodj 19 May, 2015 Solo O/S
seanlikeskites 2 May, 2015 Solo O/S
will9911 19 Apr, 2015 Solo
cem 8 Feb, 2015 Solo rpt
Hidden 8 Dec, 2014 Solo O/S
Hidden 8 Dec, 2014 Solo O/S
Robin Nichols 10 Nov, 2014 Solo O/S
loco wilko ?Oct, 2014 Solo
Hidden 27 Sep, 2014 Solo O/S
stpauliblade 20 Sep, 2014 Lead
tom0129 20 Sep, 2014 Lead
cheeky 15 Sep, 2014 Lead
mark4344 15 Sep, 2014 Lead
with Matt Payne
with Matt Payne
mikestr555 14 Sep, 2014 Lead
Hidden 3 Aug, 2014 Sent
Hidden 16 Jul, 2014 Lead O/S
Hidden 16 Jul, 2014 2nd RP
Hidden 25 Jun, 2014 Solo
DavidPC 17 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S
with richyp
with richyp
Hardcore Pat 8 Jun, 2014 Solo rpt
with Dr Julie
with Dr Julie
Lawrence Beesley-Peck 18 May, 2014 Solo
Matt Harmon 18 May, 2014 Solo O/S
amccann 17 May, 2014 Solo O/S
Stopsy 14 Apr, 2014 2nd O/S
with Merri
with Merri
will_benfold 22 Mar, 2014 Solo O/S
adam carless 16 Feb, 2014 Solo rpt
Lawrence Beesley-Peck ??, 2014 Solo
BTphonehome 15 Nov, 2013 Solo
CRiddiford 24 Sep, 2013 Solo O/S
Hidden 14 Sep, 2013 Solo
mattvitel 14 Sep, 2013 Solo O/S
Hidden 8 Sep, 2013 Solo
JimboWizbo 1 Sep, 2013 Solo O/S
Hidden 23 Aug, 2013 Lead O/S
NeilGriffiths 21 Aug, 2013 Solo
with Adam
with Adam
Jim Slater 7 Aug, 2013 Solo O/S
Hidden 17 Jul, 2013 Solo
mfisher 4 Jul, 2013 Solo O/S
matbrown333 ?Jul, 2013 Solo
johngriffin 1 Jun, 2013 2nd
Hidden 5 May, 2013 Solo
The Reaper 8 Apr, 2013 Solo O/S
ChrisBrooke 2 Mar, 2013 Solo rpt
Jonny M 2 Feb, 2013 Lead dog
mrginna 2 Feb, 2013 Sent O/S
tiga271 ?Jan, 2013 2nd
with Dave
with Dave
bclifton ??, 2013 Lead
deacondeacon 13 Nov, 2012 Solo O/S
nick ferro 11 Nov, 2012 Solo
JonnyW 4 Nov, 2012 2nd
partz 4 Nov, 2012 Lead O/S A good laugh
A good laugh
runestone 19 Sep, 2012 2nd bold
with LizS, Blod
bold
with LizS, Blod
Hidden 9 Sep, 2012 Solo
Coops_13 8 Sep, 2012 Solo O/S
with yarrow
with yarrow
yarrow 8 Sep, 2012 Solo O/S
ChrisBrooke 18 Aug, 2012 Solo rpt
Wayne S 20 Jul, 2012 Lead
Hidden 25 May, 2012 Solo O/S
Mike_Hayes 19 May, 2012 Solo
Josh Dickerson 16 May, 2012 Solo O/S
Alex.M-M. 6 May, 2012 Solo O/S
Claire Sephton 27 Mar, 2012 Lead
with Adam
with Adam
Michael Aylen 22 Mar, 2012 Lead
laurie turpin 22 Mar, 2012 Lead
Derek Furze 20 Mar, 2012 Solo
Hidden 16 Mar, 2012 Solo O/S
Andy Moles 12 Mar, 2012 Solo O/S
with -
with -
Daymo 10 Mar, 2012 Solo O/S
PAJames ??, 2012 -
Bradbury 30 Sep, 2011 Solo O/S
Gazleah 17 Sep, 2011 Solo O/S
with serge
with serge
MarkCunnington 2 Aug, 2011 Lead O/S
williap ?Aug, 2011 Solo
wishicud climbHVS 25 Jul, 2011 2nd Nice route, quite hard for grade but a lot easier than it's neighbour " sailors crack" which chewed us hands up and spat them out ( fell off)!!!
with Ash Crazy fool Green
Nice route, quite hard for grade but a lot easier than it's neighbour " sailors crack" which chewed us hands up and spat them out ( fell off)!!!
with Ash Crazy fool Green
Hidden 24 Jul, 2011 2nd O/S
Ouncepounce 23 Jul, 2011 TR O/S Fab moves should have soloed it though
Fab moves should have soloed it though
Danny Crump 22 Jul, 2011 Solo
Katie S 12 Jul, 2011 Lead
Hidden 2 Jul, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 18 Jun, 2011 -
Hidden 11 Jun, 2011 2nd O/S
lanc23 3 Jun, 2011 Lead O/S Eastern Grit said it's a 4a!? Certainly a struggle for me!
Eastern Grit said it's a 4a!? Certainly a struggle for me!
Hidden 14 May, 2011 Solo O/S
graphiclunarkid 12 May, 2011 Solo O/S
francesanncavanagh 27 Apr, 2011 2nd
with Ahbi
with Ahbi
Hidden 24 Apr, 2011 Solo O/S
iamstebarker 23 Apr, 2011 Solo O/S
Kendrick 13 Apr, 2011 2nd
simonscubadiver 13 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 12 Apr, 2011 Solo O/S
Lev 12 Apr, 2011 Solo O/S
with Emma
with Emma
sharpie530 3 Apr, 2011 Solo O/S
stefie c 2 Apr, 2011 Solo
mwatson ??, 2011 -
mattwyles1 2 Oct, 2010 Solo
with Ellie, Joe
with Ellie, Joe
Hidden 25 Sep, 2010 2nd O/S
parksy986 24 Aug, 2010 Lead O/S
eel 19 Aug, 2010 Solo O/S
Hidden 23 Jul, 2010 Solo O/S
Hidden 23 Jul, 2010 Solo O/S
Goody 5 Jul, 2010 Lead O/S
with Suzie Hughes
with Suzie Hughes
tony wood 4 Jul, 2010 Solo O/S
wirralclimber1984 13 Jun, 2010 Solo O/S
payeo20 18 May, 2010 Solo
Hidden 15 May, 2010 Lead
Jack Loftus 11 May, 2010 Solo
charley 9 May, 2010 Solo rpt
Purple Roni 28 Apr, 2010 2nd
with Andy Hilton
with Andy Hilton
chumleywarner 23 Apr, 2010 TR O/S
valentinesbabe 23 Apr, 2010 2nd O/S Kev's lead
Kev's lead
Tithe Technique 23 Apr, 2010 Lead O/S
chumleywarner 23 Apr, 2010 Solo rpt
The Bad Cough 4 Apr, 2010 Solo O/S
with Christian Minett
with Christian Minett
Maxim2023 ?Apr, 2010 Solo
migs493 28 Mar, 2010 Lead O/S
with Novice
with Novice
bennevis 21 Mar, 2010 Lead O/S
with Heather
with Heather
freemanTom 21 Mar, 2010 Lead Climbed after abortive attempt on Sailors crack (must improve jamming). Short but steep, had me puffing.
with Paul Davies
Climbed after abortive attempt on Sailors crack (must improve jamming). Short but steep, had me puffing.
with Paul Davies
tdudley 13 Mar, 2010 Solo O/S
gronbech 7 Mar, 2010 Lead O/S
with Robin & Edward
with Robin & Edward
LivinITlarge 13 Feb, 2010 Lead O/S
johniebriggs ?Jan, 2010 Lead
AielSavage ??, 2010 Lead O/S
Hidden 7 Nov, 2009 Lead O/S
Pilch 31 Oct, 2009 Solo
disturbed_one51 8 Oct, 2009 Solo
Hidden 26 Sep, 2009 Solo
Jonathan Hall 22 Sep, 2009 Solo
Karlos ?Sep, 2009 Solo O/S
Andrew Barker 8 Aug, 2009 Solo rpt Soloed before.
Soloed before.
clive-greenwood 5 Jul, 2009 Solo O/S
Benrj 19 Jun, 2009 Solo
with jay mowat
with jay mowat
ajoliver 18 May, 2009 Solo rpt
Hidden 12 May, 2009 Lead O/S
Hidden 11 May, 2009 Solo O/S
aldred 13 Apr, 2009 Solo O/S
Hidden 21 Mar, 2009 Solo O/S
sean72 21 Mar, 2009 Solo
with Chadrads
with Chadrads
chadrads 21 Mar, 2009 Solo O/S
with sean72
with sean72
Peakology 11 Mar, 2009 Lead O/S
with Chalkycat
with Chalkycat
Chalky Cat 11 Mar, 2009 2nd O/S
Mattyk 20 Feb, 2009 Solo O/S
with Tim Kavanagh
with Tim Kavanagh
John Eley ?Jan, 2009 Lead O/S
Hidden ??, 2009 Lead
Hidden ??, 2009 -
Hidden ??, 2009 Solo O/S
SCGale 22 Dec, 2008 Lead RP
with Doug Collett
with Doug Collett
Hidden ?Oct, 2008 Lead
krikoman 28 Sep, 2008 Solo O/S
vvanhinsbergh 18 Sep, 2008 Solo O/S
charley 26 Aug, 2008 TR
andi taxi 26 Aug, 2008 TR
with charly fell, laughterton
with charly fell, laughterton
highfivekrissy ?Aug, 2008 Lead
Hidden 24 May, 2008 2nd
adam carless 10 May, 2008 Solo rpt
bigbobbyking 3 May, 2008 Solo
Hidden 13 Apr, 2008 2nd O/S
edd rab 16 Feb, 2008 Lead O/S
daza 6 Jan, 2008 Lead O/S
with Sam D
with Sam D
daveagriff ??, 2008 Lead
goi.ashmore 31 Dec, 2007 Solo O/S
Hidden ?Dec, 2007 Solo O/S
Chris Baker 4 Nov, 2007 2nd
Hidden 2 Nov, 2007 Lead O/S
Alfredo ?Nov, 2007 Solo
roscoe6 22 Oct, 2007 Lead
Stuart S 29 Aug, 2007 Solo O/S
with lyons
with lyons
Hidden 9 Aug, 2007 Lead O/S
phill bentham 5 Aug, 2007 Lead O/S
nai 14 Jul, 2007 Solo O/S
Dane 14 Jul, 2007 Solo O/S Cool lay back at top, hard on the arms and bit scary cos of landing
Cool lay back at top, hard on the arms and bit scary cos of landing
bigglesbutcha 9 Jun, 2007 Lead
with Snatch
with Snatch
Hidden 9 Jun, 2007 2nd
HimTiggins 5 Jun, 2007 Solo O/S
popebenedictus 2 Jun, 2007 TR O/S
Jon_Warner 26 May, 2007 Solo dnf Did not have the confidence to pull round on solo.
with derico
Did not have the confidence to pull round on solo.
with derico
howlingbaboon 18 May, 2007 Solo O/S
Rampikino 8 Apr, 2007 2nd
with Cat
with Cat
Gambit 11 Mar, 2007 Solo O/S
with Family trip
with Family trip
Graeme Hammond 7 Mar, 2007 Solo O/S
Hidden ??, 2007 -
Steve682 ??, 2007 TR O/S
gibbo38 24 Dec, 2006 Lead O/S
with Dayo
with Dayo
Hidden 24 Dec, 2006 2nd
naughtybadboy 23 Dec, 2006 2nd
Hidden 21 Oct, 2006 2nd O/S
Hidden 21 Oct, 2006 Lead O/S
PanzerHanzler 8 Oct, 2006 Lead O/S
with David Rafe
with David Rafe
Somerset swede basher 11 Sep, 2006 Solo O/S
The Mountain Goat 11 Sep, 2006 Solo
AJ007 11 Jul, 2006 Solo
Hidden 23 Jun, 2006 Lead O/S
tobydunford 11 May, 2006 Solo O/S
edmitchell ?May, 2006 -
Hidden 29 Apr, 2006 2nd O/S
Hidden ??, 2006 Solo
John Lisle ??, 2006 -
Pythonist 13 Nov, 2005 Solo O/S
Hidden 26 Sep, 2005 Lead
Katsmiff 14 Sep, 2005 Solo O/S
RussB 3 Sep, 2005 Solo O/S
darren1 1 Aug, 2005 -
Hidden 10 Jul, 2005 TR
mikej 14 Jun, 2005 Lead
with Rick Naylor
with Rick Naylor
Rampikino 11 Jun, 2005 Lead
with Liz & Claire
with Liz & Claire
cem 19 Mar, 2005 Solo O/S
chrishedgehog 16 Jan, 2005 Solo
OffshoreAndy 3 Aug, 2004 Solo
dannyboy83 ?Jul, 2004 Solo O/S
samwelli 26 Mar, 2004 Solo O/S
duncan 25 Oct, 2003 Solo rpt
with Nick
with Nick
SteveM 28 Sep, 2003 Solo
kevp ?Aug, 2003 Solo
with Jasen Ainley
with Jasen Ainley
Hidden 21 Jun, 2003 Solo rpt
Mark Stevenson 24 May, 2003 Solo O/S
CrashMat Rob 29 Mar, 2003 Solo
Smelly Fox 19 Mar, 2003 Solo O/S
LankyPaddy 30 Jan, 2003 Solo O/S
crater 28 Oct, 2002 Lead O/S
with chris
with chris
duncan 18 Oct, 2002 Solo
Hidden ?Aug, 2002 Lead rpt
pete johnson 20 Apr, 2002 Solo
DerwentDiluted 8 Sep, 2001 Solo
Andy Fielding 27 Aug, 2000 Solo
Hidden ?Aug, 2000 Solo
EllieWoods 8 Apr, 2000 Solo O/S
with Si
with Si
Martin Bennett 5 Apr, 2000 Solo
DubyaJamesDubya ?Mar, 2000 Solo O/S
mikej 28 Oct, 1999 TR
with Maff W
with Maff W
rocktigger ?Jun, 1999 Solo O/S
ajoliver 8 Apr, 1997 Solo O/S
Laramadness 24 Dec, 1994 Solo O/S
The Pulsing Motorik of Neu! 14 Aug, 1994 Solo
Hidden 15 Aug, 1992 Solo
Roget 1 Feb, 1992 Solo O/S
Rob Davies ?Oct, 1991 Solo
Hidden 21 Sep, 1991 Solo
Hidden ?Nov, 1989 Solo O/S
Andy Say 8 Oct, 1988 Solo
tapley 18 May, 1988 Solo
Chris the Tall ?Apr, 1988 Solo O/S
Iain Thow 14 Sep, 1987 Solo
Hidden ??, 1987 -
steveb2006 9 Jun, 1985 Solo
CrashMat Rob ??, 1980 Lead O/S 1980's
1980's
petemeads ??, 1976 Solo
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