Rockfax Description
19m. Good little wall of ‘Verdon-esque’ rock. © Rockfax

alasdaircavaye 07/Apr Lead dog

Really hard. Interesting climbing and rock, but polished.

with Charlie Taylor
Hidden 27/Mar Lead O/S
Nicole_vole 26/Mar Lead
with Niamh
Tom Lord 26/Mar Lead O/S
Niamh Gibson 26/Mar Lead dog
with Nicole Roberts
Adam Patterson 09/Mar Lead O/S
climbhannahclimb 14/Feb Lead
takaczapka 09/Feb Lead
Gemmazrobo 05/Feb Lead O/S

Probably crossed bit far into right line at points, interesting climbing

Hidden 05/Jan -
adoran ?/Jan Lead dog

Amazing climb, crazy for the grade

Seán Fortune ?/Jan Lead RP

6a+ in local guidebook, and felt hard for that grade. brilliant and sustained

Emily C 24/Dec/17 Lead O/S
TBromley 20/Dec/17 Lead dog
rashwell 16/Dec/17 Lead
HannahGo 16/Dec/17 Lead dnf
HannahGo 16/Dec/17 TR dog
Sam Moss 15/Dec/17 2nd
Jemima Churchhouse 07/Dec/17 Lead O/S

Grades (Agip and Billy) are the other way round to the rock fax guide. Tricky but fun

with GwilymR
Hidden 02/Dec/17 Lead O/S
timozheng ?/Dec/17 Lead O/S
hfotheri 30/Nov/17 Lead dog
jack_44 17/Nov/17 Lead dnf
Hidden 04/May/17 Lead
Charlie Zephyr Booth 04/May/17 Lead O/S
with dave armstrong
Hidden 19/Apr/17 Lead O/S
Little B 12/Apr/17 Lead O/S

not a 6a - harder than nanuz

smartydh9 01/Apr/17 Lead O/S
mark4344 26/Mar/17 Lead

v.tough for grade.polished

with derek
dickypips 03/Mar/17 Lead O/S
with gav
Gelston173 03/Feb/17 Lead dog

Awful would be an understatement, this climb is a true morale Hoover

Hidden ?/Feb/17 Lead
Hidden 09/Jan/17 Lead O/S
Ben Grounsell 06/Jan/17 Lead O/S
with Olly Russell, Jacob Mcadie
derekb 20/Dec/16 Lead dog
with Jose
EllieWoods 07/Dec/16 2nd O/S
with stuartf
stuartf 07/Dec/16 Lead dog

Desperate! One fall and a couple of rests. Not 6a!

Davidchatterton 22/Nov/16 Lead dog


buxtoncoffeelover 22/Nov/16 2nd

Seconded, with a rest point, after Dave had fought his way up

Hidden 22/Nov/16 Lead dnf
mishabruml 25/Oct/16 Lead O/S

fingery wee route, no nails moves but 6a is a right sandbag

DrIan 13/Apr/16 TR dog
with Roland
Hidden 11/Apr/16 TR β
Hidden 11/Apr/16 2nd
liam14 10/Apr/16 Lead
chrismadar 31/Mar/16 Lead O/S

Fancied a nice cool down route at the end of the day - this was not it! Felt harder than 6a, especially with the polish.

with Craig Osborne
Ryan Clarke ?/Mar/16 Lead dog
hervenuttall ?/Mar/16 Lead O/S
with Beth, Matt or Marcus
Conor McNamara 25/Feb/16 Lead dnf

Couldn't finished but it was a great route. Best route in El Chorro

Chris Manasseh 27/Jan/16 Lead dog

Sandbag at the grade!

Butel 16/Dec/15 Lead O/S
Carl 15/Dec/15 Lead dog

Cool climb, but very polished.

Pete_Frost 25/Nov/15 Lead O/S

Technical and fun.

bvilsue 08/Nov/15 Lead dog

very tough for the grade

with Kirsten
Wolfi_H 08/Nov/15 Lead O/S

hardest 6a+ of trip , lower part more like 6b+

chris85 ?/Oct/15 Lead O/S
TomJ 15/Feb/15 Lead O/S

Good, sustained and harder than a lot of 6Bs

with paul, DJCowley
dprctr 23/Jan/15 Lead O/S

Climbed twice.

Roo123 08/Jan/15 Lead
with Laura McQuillan
mol 01/Dec/14 Lead
BarnDawg 16/Nov/14 Lead dog
with Peri Cheal
mjeffery 10/Nov/14 Lead O/S
marcb 04/Nov/14 Lead O/S

Probably slightly harder than Nanuz.

with Gemma
funsized 04/Nov/14 Lead O/S
callans 03/Nov/14 TR dnf

Very hard for the grade. Over-pump and fail just after reaching the jugs after the big undercling.

with katiep
katiep 03/Nov/14 Lead O/S

Felt very hard for 6a.

with callans
matt10990 ?/Apr/14 Lead dog

Very hard for 6a+. Went on "Billy The Kid" for the start

HIGHTOWER 31/Mar/14 Lead O/S
with Ben Thynne
meierdaniel 18/Mar/14 Lead dog
Sinéad 11/Mar/14 Lead dog

hard 6b for sure!!

with Siobhan Vye
Siobhan Vye 11/Mar/14 Lead dog
with Sinead
Hidden 10/Mar/14 Lead dog
Danny Crump 07/Feb/14 Lead
with Zenjen
ashtond6 01/Jan/14 Lead O/S
Siobhan Vye ??/2014 Lead O/S
with Sinead
George_Surf 31/Dec/13 Lead O/S

Difficult slab, felt really precarious, more like 6b slab climbing...

with Pete Ellis, El Bailos
TraverseKing 25/Dec/13 -
Hidden 20/Dec/13 Lead dog
pftom 18/Dec/13 Lead
petellis ?/Dec/13 Lead dnf

Nasty nasty slabby grey holiday limestone and new shoes, bad combo.

with Georgy porgy
Hidden 23/Oct/13 Lead O/S
goddamm7 17/Oct/13 Lead RP

tough for 6a

with batson
Hidden 17/Oct/13 Lead
Hidden 29/Apr/13 Lead dnf
Hidden 16/Apr/13 Lead
domskezz 14/Apr/13 Lead O/S

Really hard start, looked liked a hold may have come off though. Harder than the 6a+ next door.

with Jamma
BedRock 09/Apr/13 Lead dnf
chiverstom 02/Apr/13 Lead O/S
ambrooker 01/Apr/13 TR O/S
joem 30/Mar/13 Lead
Alex Wade 30/Mar/13 Lead dog

took a fall after going too direct, hanging around too long and finger bleeding everywhere. worthwhile doing the 'Billy the kid' extension.

with joem
Connorsgrandad 08/Mar/13 2nd
with UnkArl
UnkArl 08/Mar/13 Lead β

Gets 6a in the Rockfax - it's AT LEAST 6b first two clips are quite scary too. It's all in the footwork. Hard, sustained and technical - good route!

with Uncle Bill, Connorsgrandad
anyes varenne 28/Feb/13 Lead dog
Hidden 21/Feb/13 Lead dog
Hidden 21/Feb/13 Lead dog
Hidden 03/Feb/13 Lead O/S
Charlie Zephyr Booth ??/2013 -
Pete_Frost 27/Nov/12 Lead O/S

Polished, probably F6b now.

DanC1985 15/Nov/12 Lead O/S
with Jose, Charlotte
Hidden ?/Oct/12 Lead
davecurtains 02/May/12 Lead dog

Found this hard, very sharp rock with very little foot work. Top section not as hard as it looked though.

The Big Sender 19/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Apr/12 Lead
Hidden 24/Mar/12 Lead O/S
dprctr 06/Feb/12 2nd β
leglesslizard ?/Feb/12 Lead O/S
Gazleah ?/Feb/12 Lead O/S
with joey gilham
Hidden ?/Feb/12 Lead rpt
tom.ireson ??/2012 Lead O/S
with Char
lozowen 29/Dec/11 Lead O/S
with Sally Owen
mark20 17/Dec/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Dec/11 Lead O/S
chrism225 ?/Dec/11 Lead dog

fucking ridiclopus, hardest 6a+ ever

with anna D
Cardi 21/Nov/11 Lead O/S
with Jamie Spain
Hidden 03/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Richard Kemble 27/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Ken Applegate 23/Apr/11 Lead rpt
with Alex Wheldon, Hannah Evans
Hidden ?/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Oliver Houston ?/Apr/11 -
Hidden 29/Mar/11 2nd
mark4344 22/Mar/11 Lead dog

v. tough for grade. harder than the 6a+ next to it.

with Andy Philipson
3 Names 04/Jan/11 Lead O/S
winged_traveller ?/Jan/11 Lead
Anna duckett ??/2011 Lead
Hidden 10/Dec/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Dec/10 Lead O/S
vix 10/Nov/10 Lead dnf
with J25
Hidden 10/Nov/10 Lead dog
Hidden 02/Nov/10 Lead dog
Paul Bowen 02/Nov/10 Lead β
with Nicola Brankley
catblack 30/Mar/10 Lead dog

tricky at the start, harder than 6a (as rockfax says it is)

Andrew Barker 30/Mar/10 Lead β
Hidden 29/Mar/10 Lead O/S
andrea83 28/Mar/10 TR O/S

Wouldn't like to have lead this route. Did with no rests. Very difficult. Good route though.

Jack Loftus 28/Mar/10 Lead O/S
JPGR 27/Mar/10 Lead O/S
with Yvette
tomhull 02/Mar/10 Lead O/S
Skullfire 12/Feb/10 Lead dog
with Pino Ferro
Hidden 12/Feb/10 Lead O/S
pete johnson ?/Feb/10 Lead O/S
with Lun
adam06 20/Jan/10 2nd

hated it! backed off on lead... deceiving foot holds and small sharp hand holds. not nice climbing.

with cosreba, Sarah Lewington
Nature_Boy12689 17/Jan/10 Lead O/S

A very hard route, was harder than the 6b I climbed earlier on in the day. A ridiculous grade.

Hidden 14/Jan/10 Lead
Hidden 02/Jan/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Jan/10 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jan/10 Lead
dmoir 20/Dec/09 Lead O/S
with gidmord
alek 20/Dec/09 Lead O/S
with Jenny Lear
thebigfriendlymoose ?/Dec/09 Lead O/S
with Sankey
Hidden 13/Nov/09 Lead
Hidden 13/Nov/09 Lead
Sankey ?/Nov/09 2nd
leepip ?/May/09 Lead O/S
with al mason
George Bassant 22/Apr/09 Lead
with Pam Waud
Hidden 31/Mar/09 2nd dog
Andy Moles 30/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with CalumC
CalumC 30/Mar/09 Lead O/S
galpinos 01/Mar/09 Lead β
with Martin
Ken Applegate 04/Jan/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Dec/08 Lead dog
Hidden 26/Mar/08 Lead
mhairi thorburn 13/Feb/08 Lead O/S
with malc
lukeh ?/Apr/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Dec/05 Lead O/S
dan gibson ?/Oct/00 Lead O/S
SR1970 28/Dec/95 Lead O/S
goi.ashmore 25/Dec/93 Lead O/S
with Simon Coles
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