Rockfax Description
The smooth slabby wall left of a small left-slanting corner. If the holds out left are used it is 6a+. Previously called Smooth. © Rockfax

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User Date Style Notes & Partners
Matt Poole 25 Mar Lead
abrooks 17 Feb Lead O/S Might have used some of the vague holds out to the left so not sure whether the 6b+ counts but still felt fairly solid
with Shane
Might have used some of the vague holds out to the left so not sure whether the 6b+ counts but still felt fairly solid
with Shane
Hidden 29 Jan Lead O/S
Hidden 6 Jan Lead
Hidden 29 Dec, 2018 Lead O/S
Hidden 15 Dec, 2018 Lead O/S
MaxPrescott 15 Dec, 2018 Lead O/S
Jakebirdy 15 Dec, 2018 Lead β
Jpinnegor 4 Apr, 2018 Lead
with tasp05
with tasp05
tasp05 4 Apr, 2018 Lead O/S
Hidden 13 Feb, 2018 Lead O/S
Lumbering Oaf 13 Feb, 2018 Lead
with Laura
with Laura
JEdmunds ?Feb, 2018 Lead β
monkeyman79 31 Jan, 2018 Lead O/S
with Jacob Edmunds
with Jacob Edmunds
Giles Davis 9 Dec, 2017 Lead O/S
Vixie 30 Nov, 2017 2nd β
Climbster 30 Nov, 2017 Lead O/S
with Vixie
with Vixie
hannahlee15 11 Oct, 2017 Lead β
with Thomas Li
with Thomas Li
potnoodle13 8 Oct, 2017 Lead
wobrotson 19 May, 2017 Lead O/S
with Nadia
with Nadia
Jan Quadrant Vincent 16 16 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S
DanC1985 26 Feb, 2017 Lead dog
with Sarah
with Sarah
Hidden ?Feb, 2017 Lead O/S
MichealMurphy 29 Jan, 2017 Lead O/S
with Lana
with Lana
Anthony Cheung ??, 2017 Lead dog
derekb 24 Dec, 2016 Lead
with Mette
with Mette
Hidden 23 Dec, 2016 Lead RP
pagey 23 Dec, 2016 Lead β
HazelMacLean 23 Dec, 2016 Lead rpt And so I returned, to climb this again but going straight up. More committing this time, more foccussed... probs 6b this way
And so I returned, to climb this again but going straight up. More committing this time, more foccussed... probs 6b this way
Hidden 18 Dec, 2016 Lead β
HazelMacLean 18 Dec, 2016 Lead O/S First time, went left which was apparently 6a+... would later return to finish what I started...
First time, went left which was apparently 6a+... would later return to finish what I started...
igola 18 Dec, 2016 2nd
with willu47
with willu47
Gareth Hynes 6 Dec, 2016 Lead G/U
timreynolds 6 Dec, 2016 Lead O/S Went left so 6a+
Went left so 6a+
EllieWoods 6 Dec, 2016 Lead O/S Now 6a+ if you move left at crux
Now 6a+ if you move left at crux
leowoods 6 Dec, 2016 Lead RP
Hidden 20 Nov, 2016 Lead O/S
Davidchatterton 20 Nov, 2016 Lead dog
mike25350 13 Oct, 2016 TR dog
potnoodle13 13 Oct, 2016 Lead
potnoodle13 26 Apr, 2016 Lead
Hidden 10 Apr, 2016 Lead
holly138 10 Apr, 2016 Lead O/S
with Jen
with Jen
stuart90 9 Apr, 2016 Lead O/S
with Laura Thompson
with Laura Thompson
alex toomey 6 Apr, 2016 Lead O/S
Gordon W ?Apr, 2016 Lead O/S
CraigOsborne ?Apr, 2016 Lead O/S
Hidden 25 Mar, 2016 2nd
hervenuttall ?Mar, 2016 Lead O/S
with Beth, Matt or Marcus
with Beth, Matt or Marcus
cjcuni ?Feb, 2016 Lead O/S
with Colin Walsh
with Colin Walsh
Lizlet13 ??, 2016 Lead dog Came off avoiding the holds left of the bolts, clipped going left then came back to try and do it properly...felt pretty tenuous!
Came off avoiding the holds left of the bolts, clipped going left then came back to try and do it properly...felt pretty tenuous!
MartinW92 ?Dec, 2015 Lead O/S
steve_gibbs 4 May, 2015 Lead O/S
with Tommy Henriksson
with Tommy Henriksson
zcsharp 4 May, 2015 Lead O/S
with Spanish Posse
with Spanish Posse
Little B 4 Apr, 2015 Lead O/S
Hugobristol ?Apr, 2015 Lead O/S
with Liam
with Liam
jamesk93 11 Jan, 2015 TR dog
KKilroy ??, 2015 Lead O/S
tommccluskey 18 Dec, 2014 Lead O/S 6b+ in guide...
6b+ in guide...
jessbinx 18 Dec, 2014 2nd dog
mol 3 Dec, 2014 Lead
Jesse Dufton 3 Dec, 2014 2nd
with mol
with mol
D Tempest 2 Oct, 2014 Lead Over graded at 6b+, 6a+ would be OK following the natural line just left of the bolts.
with Paul
Over graded at 6b+, 6a+ would be OK following the natural line just left of the bolts.
with Paul
Steph Ward 22 Apr, 2014 Lead O/S
OliverRoss 22 Apr, 2014 Lead RP Was concerned about going off route at an easy part, and took a small fall first time
with Richard Mason
Was concerned about going off route at an easy part, and took a small fall first time
with Richard Mason
Hidden 22 Apr, 2014 Lead β
ricco 22 Apr, 2014 Lead β
HIGHTOWER 28 Mar, 2014 TR
with Stu (Kinloss)
with Stu (Kinloss)
vinspin 12 Mar, 2014 Lead 6b+ if you go direct
with sammy
6b+ if you go direct
with sammy
Smurf-cat 2 Mar, 2014 -
with Gaz
with Gaz
kirky_p 8 Jan, 2014 Lead β
ashtond6 2 Jan, 2014 Lead O/S
Hidden 30 Sep, 2013 2nd
Hidden 28 Mar, 2013 Lead O/S
Hmgslade 28 Mar, 2013 2nd
with JWT
with JWT
Hidden 28 Mar, 2013 Lead O/S
Alex Wade 27 Mar, 2013 Lead O/S
with partz
with partz
partz 27 Mar, 2013 Lead O/S Quite enjoyable!
Quite enjoyable!
Mutant_Tractor 21 Feb, 2013 Lead dog
Siobhan Vye ?Feb, 2013 TR
CTotten88 ?Feb, 2013 TR dnf
johnpuddephatt 22 Dec, 2012 Lead O/S
with Ryan Mole
with Ryan Mole
RyMole 22 Dec, 2012 Lead O/S
twm 25 Nov, 2012 Lead O/S
with don tbo
with don tbo
Puckle 15 Nov, 2012 2nd
mjeffery 15 Nov, 2012 Lead O/S
with Puckle
with Puckle
SteWatkins ?May, 2012 -
Andy Clarke 6 Apr, 2012 Lead β Done last year, wimping out to left. This time went very direct up bolt line: much harder and better. I thought this way worth an extra star and solid 6b+. A couple of really good technical slab moves.
with Alex
Done last year, wimping out to left. This time went very direct up bolt line: much harder and better. I thought this way worth an extra star and solid 6b+. A couple of really good technical slab moves.
with Alex
IamJam 5 Apr, 2012 Lead O/S
vertigo 2 Apr, 2012 Lead β Bit pointless.
with Billy
Bit pointless.
with Billy
mattgrange 25 Mar, 2012 Lead β Agree with previous posts, this is not 6b+, 6a+ or even 6a seems right
Agree with previous posts, this is not 6b+, 6a+ or even 6a seems right
tony07 23 Feb, 2012 Lead dog
tim91 23 Feb, 2012 Lead O/S
with Michael Campbell
with Michael Campbell
Climbslikeaduck 23 Feb, 2012 Lead rpt
with Tim Rogers
with Tim Rogers
KCheung 21 Feb, 2012 TR dog
with Tim Rogers
with Tim Rogers
Hidden 21 Feb, 2012 Lead
tprebs 20 Feb, 2012 Lead O/S
with Jenny Lau, Emma Clarke
with Jenny Lau, Emma Clarke
Hidden 20 Feb, 2012 Lead O/S
RKernan 20 Feb, 2012 Lead O/S
with Michael Campbell
with Michael Campbell
Jordan-Miles 20 Feb, 2012 Lead O/S
with Benoit, Michael Campbell
with Benoit, Michael Campbell
cem 19 Feb, 2012 Lead dog
with riddle
with riddle
riddle 19 Feb, 2012 Lead dog
elyben 12 Feb, 2012 Lead
Ian Campbell 8 Jan, 2012 Lead O/S
Hidden ?Jan, 2012 TR
theandthem 29 Dec, 2011 Lead O/S
RFWilkie 29 Dec, 2011 Lead O/S f6b+ in Rockfax.
f6b+ in Rockfax.
callans 20 Dec, 2011 TR O/S
with katiep
with katiep
katiep 20 Dec, 2011 Lead O/S
with callans
with callans
Hidden 20 Dec, 2011 Lead O/S
owb106 20 Dec, 2011 Lead β
Matt Smith 20 Dec, 2011 Lead O/S
with owb106
with owb106
Hidden 21 Nov, 2011 Lead O/S
Rob Pitt 21 Nov, 2011 Lead O/S
with Nick Saunders
with Nick Saunders
Richard Kemble 25 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 25 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
Ken Applegate 16 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
with Alex Wheldon, Hannah Evans
with Alex Wheldon, Hannah Evans
dale 42 ?Apr, 2011 Lead RP
Andy Clarke 28 Mar, 2011 Lead O/S Much easier than the Rockfax guidebook grade of 6b+ if you use obvious holds to left of bolts.
with Dale
Much easier than the Rockfax guidebook grade of 6b+ if you use obvious holds to left of bolts.
with Dale
iccy 5 Feb, 2011 -
with aidant
with aidant
Hidden 5 Feb, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden ??, 2011 Lead O/S
RM199 ??, 2011 Lead RP Given 6b+
Given 6b+
elCapitano 17 Dec, 2010 Lead O/S
akhutton88 17 Dec, 2010 Lead 6b+ in rockfax - but was EZ
6b+ in rockfax - but was EZ
pawelx 21 Nov, 2010 Lead O/S flash, not 6b+ for sure.
flash, not 6b+ for sure.
Hidden 9 Nov, 2010 Lead
Alkis 29 Apr, 2010 Lead O/S
Liam Ingram 3 Apr, 2010 Lead O/S
AndyGodber75 3 Apr, 2010 Lead O/S
with Dan, Martin, Ollie and Phil
with Dan, Martin, Ollie and Phil
Harry Holmes ?Apr, 2010 Lead O/S
with ferdia, Aliastar Rocke, deeview
with ferdia, Aliastar Rocke, deeview
krasavenko 30 Mar, 2010 Lead O/S went left and ended up missing a bolt... not a 6b+ I guess?
with ferdia
went left and ended up missing a bolt... not a 6b+ I guess?
with ferdia
ferdia 30 Mar, 2010 Lead O/S
tomhull 5 Mar, 2010 Lead O/S
liamlonsdale 5 Mar, 2010 Lead rpt Went off route at "crux" ... ran out of holds and took a swinging fall which brought me right back to the starting ledge...CRACKING! Did it clean second go when I stayed on the route!
with tomhull
Went off route at "crux" ... ran out of holds and took a swinging fall which brought me right back to the starting ledge...CRACKING! Did it clean second go when I stayed on the route!
with tomhull
goi.ashmore 23 Feb, 2010 Lead O/S
with Roy Thomas
with Roy Thomas
adam06 15 Jan, 2010 AltLd dnf we had to dog on it in the end due to lack of daylight
with cosreba, Sarah Lewington
we had to dog on it in the end due to lack of daylight
with cosreba, Sarah Lewington
cosreba 15 Jan, 2010 - Went flying!
with adam06
Went flying!
with adam06
Hidden ?Jan, 2010 2nd O/S
Hidden ??, 2010 Lead
Ed Westwood 19 Dec, 2009 Lead O/S
with Robyn Cassidy
with Robyn Cassidy
Cheshire Dave 28 Nov, 2009 Lead Bolts straight up, line trends left... Not sure I did this one at this grade!
with Chris
Bolts straight up, line trends left... Not sure I did this one at this grade!
with Chris
Different Steve 23 Nov, 2009 Lead O/S
with Karen Roberts
with Karen Roberts
Clee 23 Nov, 2009 Lead dog
with Chris
with Chris
Hidden 11 Apr, 2009 Lead
tobyk ?Mar, 2009 Lead
PeteH 21 Dec, 2008 Lead O/S Very soft touch compared to the majority of El Chorro grading; although found most of Escalera Arabe to be much more generously graded (to my delight, having been spanked off several 6b+s on the previous few days!)
with Chris Moxon
Very soft touch compared to the majority of El Chorro grading; although found most of Escalera Arabe to be much more generously graded (to my delight, having been spanked off several 6b+s on the previous few days!)
with Chris Moxon
Voting
High 6c
Mid 6c
Low 6c
High 6b+
Mid 6b+
Low 6b+
High 6b
Mid 6b
Low 6b
High 6a+
Mid 6a+
Low 6a+
High 6a
Mid 6a
Low 6a
Votes cast 22
Votes cast 27
Style of Ascent
Lead
Followed
Toproped
Alt Leads
Not Set
Onsighted
Dogged
Flashed (β)
Redpoint
Repeated
DNF
Ground Up
Not Set