10m.

Rockfax Description
Climb the right wall of the gully by a few decent moves using a pocket and small flake. Keep left for the best effect. © Rockfax

FA. Chris Craggs 1993

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Pythonist 21 Nov, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: I kept to the wall and away from the arete as much as I could, and it felt far more continuous climbing than most routes in the area... Not sure there's really a crux, and didn't look at gear (soloed), but the grading feels about right.
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βeta: I kept to the wall and away from the arete as much as I could, and it felt far more continuous climbing than most routes in the area... Not sure there's really a crux, and didn't look at gear (soloed), but the grading feels about right.
Iggy_B 20 May, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: And it is very close to the arete so you're not sure which holds belong to which route!
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βeta: And it is very close to the arete so you're not sure which holds belong to which route!
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Logged Ascents

User Date Style Notes & Partners
newvena 14 May Lead O/S
with will
with will
RayG 29 Oct, 2018 Solo O/S
Climbed69 20 Aug, 2018 Lead
with Simon Stokes, Hazza
with Simon Stokes, Hazza
Swiss Tony 20 Aug, 2018 2nd
JOHNB-W 25 Jun, 2018 Lead
with stuart leflay, andywinfrow
with stuart leflay, andywinfrow
Hidden 17 Jun, 2018 Solo O/S
Hidden 6 May, 2018 Lead O/S
Hidden 3 Sep, 2017 Lead G/U
charvey 27 Aug, 2017 Solo O/S
Marl 8 Aug, 2017 Solo O/S
Fobbit169 1 Jul, 2017 -
Hidden 29 Apr, 2017 2nd
Alex_Derbyshire 9 Oct, 2016 Solo
with Lloyd
with Lloyd
Lukeinch 29 Aug, 2016 Lead O/S
Dale Comley 14 Aug, 2016 Solo O/S
James Oakes 10 Aug, 2016 Solo O/S
csd23 7 Aug, 2016 Lead O/S
with Richard Dodds
with Richard Dodds
simeclimb68 20 Jun, 2016 Solo rpt
Hidden 6 May, 2016 Sent
hainesck100 10 Apr, 2016 2nd O/S
with Marius Twite
with Marius Twite
bendevonport 25 Mar, 2016 AltLd
Hidden 20 Mar, 2016 Solo O/S
Jaynie 19 Mar, 2016 2nd
with will484
with will484
will484 19 Mar, 2016 Lead O/S
with Jaynie
with Jaynie
Ardo 7 Feb, 2016 Solo O/S
the power 7 Feb, 2016 Solo
with Ardo
with Ardo
gaz3212 11 Dec, 2015 Solo O/S
atom 11 Oct, 2015 Solo O/S
with Becks87
with Becks87
Nick_Merriman 18 Jul, 2015 Lead O/S
with John Merriman
with John Merriman
dominic lee 6 Jun, 2015 Solo
zetamgr 10 May, 2015 2nd
with Greg
with Greg
freemanTom 6 Apr, 2015 Solo
John Higgs 13 Dec, 2014 Solo O/S
with Luke_G
with Luke_G
Robin Nichols 2 Dec, 2014 Solo O/S
with Jemma
with Jemma
Rich Malcolm 19 Oct, 2014 Solo β
KamilJ 15 Aug, 2014 Solo
dannyboy83 15 Aug, 2014 Solo O/S
with KamilJ
with KamilJ
philmitch 6 Jul, 2014 -
Alex_Derbyshire 11 Jun, 2014 Lead
Markheighton 11 Jun, 2014 2nd
andyclimber 6 Jun, 2014 2nd O/S
Hidden 18 May, 2014 Solo O/S
adam carless 5 May, 2014 Solo rpt
Karlos 5 Apr, 2014 2nd O/S
fuzzysheep01 5 Apr, 2014 Lead O/S
with Adam Hughes, Karlos
with Adam Hughes, Karlos
cwildblood 23 Nov, 2013 Solo O/S
Wayne S 16 Nov, 2013 Solo
Hidden 8 Sep, 2013 Solo
caroline256 18 Aug, 2013 2nd
birthers 18 Aug, 2013 Lead O/S
Hidden 4 Aug, 2013 Lead
Blueso 26 May, 2013 Solo O/S
with B4tgirl
with B4tgirl
B4tgirl 26 May, 2013 Solo
with Blueso
with Blueso
Cake 13 Apr, 2013 Solo O/S
nickb 18 Mar, 2013 Lead O/S
Hidden 27 Oct, 2012 Solo
Wayne S 20 Jul, 2012 Lead
Hidden 7 May, 2012 Lead
Hidden 28 Mar, 2012 Solo O/S
Gcrawford ?Feb, 2012 Lead
darrencabowabo ??, 2012 Lead RP
Fraser hill-casey ??, 2012 Lead O/S
kingholmesy ??, 2012 Solo O/S
Gazleah 17 Sep, 2011 Solo O/S
with serge
with serge
Hidden 21 May, 2011 Solo O/S
Tithe Technique 1 May, 2011 2nd rpt
with Clare Jennings, Geoff Burrows, valentinesbabe, charley
with Clare Jennings, Geoff Burrows, valentinesbabe, charley
Hidden 20 Mar, 2011 2nd O/S
mattwyles1 2 Oct, 2010 Solo
with Ellie, Joe
with Ellie, Joe
Hidden 25 Sep, 2010 Lead O/S
mattorford 13 Sep, 2010 Lead
simeclimb68 30 Aug, 2010 Solo O/S
Hidden 23 Jul, 2010 Solo O/S
edd rab 18 Jun, 2010 Solo O/S
Hidden 11 Apr, 2010 Solo
Somerset swede basher 8 Apr, 2010 Solo O/S
The Bad Cough 4 Apr, 2010 Solo O/S
with Christian Minett
with Christian Minett
Hidden 7 Sep, 2009 Lead O/S
Hidden 7 Sep, 2009 2nd
valentinesbabe 6 Sep, 2009 TR β All the others had done it so had the benefit of their experiences :D ie beta
All the others had done it so had the benefit of their experiences :D ie beta
charley 6 Sep, 2009 2nd O/S
chumleywarner 6 Sep, 2009 TR O/S
Tithe Technique 6 Sep, 2009 TR
with Geoff Burrows, Peter Ziak, valentinesbabe, chumleywarner, Charley
with Geoff Burrows, Peter Ziak, valentinesbabe, chumleywarner, Charley
markburgin83 30 Aug, 2009 TR
cpoad 2 Aug, 2009 Lead O/S Think I went too far right and might have avoided the crux
Think I went too far right and might have avoided the crux
paulerussell 2 Aug, 2009 2nd O/S
with cpoad
with cpoad
howlingbaboon 12 Jun, 2009 Solo O/S Difficult to avoid the temptation to move onto the arete, a bit atificial.
Difficult to avoid the temptation to move onto the arete, a bit atificial.
vvanhinsbergh 31 May, 2009 Solo O/S
Becky E 23 Apr, 2009 2nd dog Strange route, but has the best hold on grit.
with Mike the Vicar
Strange route, but has the best hold on grit.
with Mike the Vicar
boulderholder 18 Apr, 2009 Lead O/S bit crap really.
with paul76
bit crap really.
with paul76
Hidden 15 Mar, 2009 Lead
Hidden ??, 2009 -
Hidden ??, 2009 Solo O/S
Nicola 7 Dec, 2008 2nd O/S
with Pete and Barry
with Pete and Barry
popebenedictus 3 Aug, 2008 Lead O/S
Powder Puff Girl 3 Aug, 2008 2nd O/S
Oddjob 20 Jul, 2008 Solo O/S
AlexBloomfield1992 24 May, 2008 Lead O/S
adam carless 10 May, 2008 Solo O/S
phil stubbs 30 Mar, 2008 Lead
with Dave Short
with Dave Short
Hidden ?Jan, 2008 Solo O/S
daveagriff ??, 2008 Lead
oliverthomp 3 Nov, 2007 Lead
with Alice Woodhouse
with Alice Woodhouse
Hidden 3 Nov, 2007 2nd
Chris Baker 3 Nov, 2007 Lead
Rampikino 7 Oct, 2007 Lead
with Cat
with Cat
Pilch 6 Oct, 2007 Solo
steveb2006 20 May, 2007 Solo
caradoc 3 Mar, 2007 Solo O/S
chiverstom 1 Nov, 2006 Solo O/S
with Dave Turner
with Dave Turner
jamiev 8 Oct, 2006 Solo O/S
AJ007 10 Jul, 2006 Solo
John Lisle ??, 2006 -
Pythonist 20 Nov, 2005 Solo O/S
Katsmiff 14 Sep, 2005 Solo O/S
liamnkaz 1 Sep, 2005 2nd
Rich Long ?Sep, 2005 Lead O/S
Hidden 4 Aug, 2005 TR
climbing_wiggy ??, 2004 TR β
with Whitey
with Whitey
DerwentDiluted 26 Aug, 2003 Solo
Mark Stevenson 9 May, 2003 Solo O/S
Monk ??, 2003 -
rocktigger ??, 2000 Lead O/S
with Clare
with Clare
mikej 28 Oct, 1999 Lead
with Maff W
with Maff W
Andy Fielding 2 May, 1999 Solo
Iain Thow 23 Jul, 1998 Solo
uphillnow ??, 1976 Solo
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Style of ascent
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