6m.

Rockfax Description
Climb the thin crack to its end, then swing left and continue boldly to a reachy and shelving exit. A loose flake has to be used (carefully) for the final move. © Rockfax

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Adrian Bates 10 Sep, 2007 Show βeta
βeta: I haven't lead for a while but even so this felt still for a HS. My last bit of gear was at half height.
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βeta: I haven't lead for a while but even so this felt still for a HS. My last bit of gear was at half height.
Iggy_B 21 May, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: This is quite fun but very easy for both HS and 4b
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βeta: This is quite fun but very easy for both HS and 4b
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HarryBowyer 22 Oct 2nd
georgenvk 7 Sep Solo O/S
climbhigher0 30 Aug Solo O/S
Allterraindude 18 Jun Solo O/S
TwofoZeus 5 May Solo O/S
RM199 3 Apr Solo O/S
Hidden 1 Apr Solo
Hidden 17 Feb Lead
williemiller ?Feb Solo O/S
Rob Gillespie 2 Jan Solo O/S
RayG 29 Oct, 2018 Solo O/S
freec 28 Oct, 2018 Solo β
ipfreely 19 Oct, 2018 Solo
ipfreely 19 Oct, 2018 Solo
Steve_westy 27 Jul, 2018 Solo O/S
Hidden 10 Jul, 2018 Solo O/S
Hidden 25 Jun, 2018 Lead
TGreen 23 Jun, 2018 Solo O/S
Hidden 17 Jun, 2018 Solo O/S
Dan Vaj 6 May, 2018 Solo O/S
outdoors.nick 5 May, 2018 Lead Only placed one cam. Probably would be better as a highball
Only placed one cam. Probably would be better as a highball
Blossoms 5 May, 2018 2nd
morganator 8 Oct, 2017 Solo
with Dave Sykes, Neil McAdie, Stan Halstead
with Dave Sykes, Neil McAdie, Stan Halstead
charvey 1 Sep, 2017 Solo O/S
keitht 15 Aug, 2017 Solo
db79 11 Jun, 2017 Solo O/S
Manchi 20 May, 2017 Lead O/S
with tim_mcd
with tim_mcd
tim_mcd 20 May, 2017 2nd O/S
with Manchi
with Manchi
samh.uk 30 Apr, 2017 Solo O/S
Hidden 30 Apr, 2017 Solo O/S
Hidden 29 Apr, 2017 TR O/S
Hidden 29 Apr, 2017 Solo
MarkCunnington 29 Apr, 2017 Solo O/S
with JP78
with JP78
JP78 29 Apr, 2017 Sent
Hidden 18 Feb, 2017 Solo O/S
adi bryant 15 Oct, 2016 Solo
fuzzysheep01 25 Sep, 2016 Solo O/S
Hidden 6 Sep, 2016 Solo 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
althesin 17 Jul, 2016 Solo O/S
Hidden 17 Jul, 2016 Solo O/S
simeclimb68 20 Jun, 2016 Solo rpt
Wilkie210685 29 May, 2016 Solo
with Jenka sennikova, Nath
with Jenka sennikova, Nath
Nathanhelstrip18 28 May, 2016 Solo O/S
Hidden 20 May, 2016 Solo
philmitch 7 May, 2016 Lead O/S
Hidden 20 Mar, 2016 Solo O/S
the power 6 Mar, 2016 Solo
mattwyles1 27 Feb, 2016 Solo
gaz3212 11 Dec, 2015 Solo O/S
John Higgs 11 Dec, 2015 Solo G/U
jimbonfire 11 Dec, 2015 -
with TT
with TT
shell145 11 Oct, 2015 TR O/S
with Ursie
with Ursie
Hidden 11 Aug, 2015 2nd
Dan Vaj 11 Aug, 2015 Solo O/S
Chris Dovey 11 Aug, 2015 Lead O/S
GrahamHP 16 Jul, 2015 2nd
with Simon Clarke
with Simon Clarke
hainesck100 25 Jun, 2015 2nd O/S
with Marius Twite
with Marius Twite
the power 18 Jun, 2015 Solo O/S
with ken
with ken
rohai545 11 Jun, 2015 2nd
with Jonny Holmes, Chris Jones
with Jonny Holmes, Chris Jones
chrisdjackson 25 May, 2015 Solo rpt
chrisdjackson 17 May, 2015 Solo O/S Bit of a reach to find help for the top out
Bit of a reach to find help for the top out
Hidden 13 May, 2015 Solo
samdickensuk 10 May, 2015 Solo O/S
rockjedi 9 May, 2015 Sent O/S
Hidden ??, 2015 Lead
Robin Nichols 10 Nov, 2014 Solo O/S
Rich Malcolm 19 Oct, 2014 Solo β
Larey 17 Sep, 2014 Solo O/S
freemanTom 30 Aug, 2014 Solo
Hidden 21 Aug, 2014 Solo O/S
ipfreely 21 Aug, 2014 Solo
Hidden 21 Aug, 2014 Solo O/S
KamilJ 15 Aug, 2014 Solo
dannyboy83 15 Aug, 2014 Solo O/S
with KamilJ
with KamilJ
RossCallender 3 Aug, 2014 Lead
Hidden 3 Aug, 2014 Solo
Hidden 9 Jul, 2014 Solo O/S
ipfreely 9 Jul, 2014 Solo
stuaart ?Jul, 2014 Solo O/S
with Neil Redgrave
with Neil Redgrave
peter.ravenscroft27 24 Jun, 2014 Solo
Alex_Derbyshire 11 Jun, 2014 Lead
Markheighton 11 Jun, 2014 2nd
Hidden 26 May, 2014 Sent
Dave Mason 21 May, 2014 Lead O/S
with Fiona MacDonald
with Fiona MacDonald
Blueso 2 May, 2014 Solo
with Felipe Wigster, Jezz, B4tgirl
with Felipe Wigster, Jezz, B4tgirl
popebenedictus 13 Mar, 2014 Solo rpt
with Soloed
with Soloed
Hidden 11 Mar, 2014 Solo
Deezel65 8 Mar, 2014 Solo O/S
hodge192 22 Sep, 2013 Lead
josephxtian 22 Sep, 2013 TR O/S
AndyPagett 22 Sep, 2013 2nd RP A bit desperate, but fine once the 'thank god' hold had been located.
A bit desperate, but fine once the 'thank god' hold had been located.
stev1e.wilso 19 Aug, 2013 Lead O/S
with Rozzlarr1992, Tom
with Rozzlarr1992, Tom
Rozzlarr1992 19 Aug, 2013 2nd
eel 18 Aug, 2013 Solo O/S
Ron 7 Jul, 2013 Lead O/S
with Pete, Chris
with Pete, Chris
Mike_Hayes 30 Jun, 2013 Sent
cpoad 2 Jun, 2013 Lead O/S
with Steve G
with Steve G
B4tgirl 26 May, 2013 Solo
with Blueso
with Blueso
Blueso 26 May, 2013 Solo O/S
with B4tgirl
with B4tgirl
Hidden 5 May, 2013 Solo
ipfreely ?May, 2013 Solo
Chris Redding 28 Apr, 2013 Lead O/S
with Amy Mason
with Amy Mason
The Reaper 8 Apr, 2013 Solo O/S
PeteWilson 7 Apr, 2013 Solo O/S
ChrisBrooke 2 Mar, 2013 Solo rpt
Hidden 26 Feb, 2013 Lead O/S
deacondeacon 13 Nov, 2012 Solo O/S Didn't notice a loose hold. Top-out was slimy.
Didn't notice a loose hold. Top-out was slimy.
Benn A 22 Sep, 2012 Solo O/S
gronbech 9 Sep, 2012 Solo O/S
Hidden 9 Sep, 2012 Solo
yarrow 8 Sep, 2012 Solo O/S
Coops_13 8 Sep, 2012 Solo O/S
with yarrow
with yarrow
ChrisBrooke 18 Aug, 2012 Solo O/S
Charlotte Nelson 5 Aug, 2012 Lead O/S
Andysomething 26 Jul, 2012 2nd O/S
with Bruce Perry
with Bruce Perry
St0neMonkey 21 Jul, 2012 Solo
with atom
with atom
Ben Hollands 21 Jul, 2012 Solo O/S
with Wendy Anderson
with Wendy Anderson
atom 21 Jul, 2012 Solo O/S
Wayne S 20 Jul, 2012 Lead
DaveFidler 24 Apr, 2012 Sent O/S
Derek Furze 1 Apr, 2012 Solo
Steph Ward ?Apr, 2012 2nd
Charley Carpenter ?Apr, 2012 Lead O/S
Morwood 20 Mar, 2012 Sent O/S
kingholmesy ??, 2012 Solo O/S
Hidden 24 Sep, 2011 Solo O/S
tedburt 18 Sep, 2011 2nd O/S
with Aaron Burdett
with Aaron Burdett
Gazleah 17 Sep, 2011 Solo O/S
with serge
with serge
mtempest 15 Aug, 2011 Solo
Hidden 31 Jul, 2011 Solo O/S
Maken 9 Jul, 2011 Lead O/S very fun route, not much protection, could easily be done as a solo with a good boulder mat.
very fun route, not much protection, could easily be done as a solo with a good boulder mat.
hcaw ?Jul, 2011 Lead β First HS, bold but short
with Laura Kaddour, Simon Gajewski, Maken
First HS, bold but short
with Laura Kaddour, Simon Gajewski, Maken
waynem1985 4 Jun, 2011 Solo O/S
with antdav
with antdav
antdav 4 Jun, 2011 2nd O/S
Hidden 21 May, 2011 Solo O/S
Hidden 13 May, 2011 Solo O/S
mustdobetter 29 Apr, 2011 2nd
Hidden 24 Apr, 2011 Solo O/S
Hidden 2 Apr, 2011 2nd O/S
Hidden 2 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 3 Jan, 2011 Sent
ash longreach ??, 2011 Solo
mattwyles1 2 Oct, 2010 Solo
with Ellie, Joe
with Ellie, Joe
freemanTom 3 Sep, 2010 Solo
MilesMcgennity 29 Aug, 2010 Solo O/S
Oliver Branagan 29 Aug, 2010 Solo O/S Not like the other routes, A good V0.
Not like the other routes, A good V0.
eel 19 Aug, 2010 Solo O/S
Webster 1 Aug, 2010 Solo O/S scetchy and scary top out, rest of the route is easy.
scetchy and scary top out, rest of the route is easy.
Hidden 6 Jul, 2010 Lead
Hidden 27 Jun, 2010 2nd O/S
edd rab 18 Jun, 2010 Solo rpt
migs493 4 Jun, 2010 Solo O/S
John H Bull (tcfka Bullybones) 23 Apr, 2010 Solo
M_Bell 17 Apr, 2010 Lead O/S
Somerset swede basher 9 Apr, 2010 Solo O/S
The Bad Cough 4 Apr, 2010 Solo O/S
with Christian Minett
with Christian Minett
Mark Collins 27 Mar, 2010 Solo O/S
trigger118 31 Oct, 2009 TR O/S
Justin T 10 Oct, 2009 Solo β
Hidden 26 Sep, 2009 TR dog
Scott McRae 18 Aug, 2009 Solo O/S
Hjort 10 Jul, 2009 Solo O/S
Hidden 27 Jun, 2009 Solo O/S
Hidden 21 Jun, 2009 Lead O/S
vvanhinsbergh 31 May, 2009 Solo O/S
Yanis Nayu 9 May, 2009 2nd O/S
with Phil & Andy
with Phil & Andy
tanssop 9 May, 2009 2nd
with Andy & Wayne
with Andy & Wayne
thrutch 2 May, 2009 Solo O/S
The Wild Scallion 23 Apr, 2009 Solo O/S
with jwpil
with jwpil
Hidden 23 Apr, 2009 Solo O/S
Hidden 7 Apr, 2009 Sent
Peakology 11 Mar, 2009 Lead O/S
with Chalkycat
with Chalkycat
Chalky Cat 11 Mar, 2009 2nd O/S
liamoloughlin 1 Mar, 2009 Solo
Hidden ??, 2009 -
Hidden ??, 2009 Solo O/S
3kidsandanorton 7 Dec, 2008 Solo
teflonpete 7 Dec, 2008 Solo Climbed clean to final mantle. Top green and greasy, took hold on Nick's rope to change hand hold as I was slipping off
Climbed clean to final mantle. Top green and greasy, took hold on Nick's rope to change hand hold as I was slipping off
colin milton 21 Sep, 2008 Solo
jl 14 Sep, 2008 TR O/S
with A School Group
with A School Group
andi taxi 26 Aug, 2008 TR brill but painfull too short !!!
with charly fell, laughterton
brill but painfull too short !!!
with charly fell, laughterton
charley 26 Aug, 2008 TR O/S
Col Kingshott 16 Aug, 2008 Lead O/S
btc 10 May, 2008 Lead O/S
with snooze
with snooze
snooze 10 May, 2008 2nd
with btc
with btc
adam carless 10 May, 2008 Solo O/S
phil stubbs 30 Mar, 2008 Lead
with Dave Short
with Dave Short
Hidden 1 Mar, 2008 Solo
Hidden ?Jan, 2008 Solo O/S
daveagriff ??, 2008 Lead
Pilch 6 Oct, 2007 Solo holds on left near top and a high foot ease the exit.
holds on left near top and a high foot ease the exit.
Alfredo ?Oct, 2007 Solo
gibbo38 14 Sep, 2007 Lead O/S
with Robert
with Robert
Adrian Bates 7 Sep, 2007 Lead O/S
with Chris Lilley
with Chris Lilley
Pythonist 13 Aug, 2007 Solo O/S
Another James 4 Aug, 2007 Lead O/S
with Kirsten M
with Kirsten M
Hidden 14 Jul, 2007 Solo O/S
edd rab 14 Jul, 2007 Solo
with Loz and seb Rab
with Loz and seb Rab
Steve682 14 Jul, 2007 Solo O/S
popebenedictus 14 Jul, 2007 Solo O/S
with Soloed
with Soloed
seb rab 14 Jul, 2007 2nd dog
with edd rab
with edd rab
Hidden 10 Jun, 2007 Lead
Jonny M 10 Jun, 2007 2nd O/S
GiveHerHelen 10 Jun, 2007 2nd O/S
with Andre K
with Andre K
tommo1664 8 Apr, 2007 Solo
climbingpixie 6 Apr, 2007 Solo Didn't notice the loose flake that is mentioned in the route description. Top-out is a bit nasty though.
Didn't notice the loose flake that is mentioned in the route description. Top-out is a bit nasty though.
chrisrogers ?Apr, 2007 Solo O/S
with Steve R
with Steve R
jimjimmyjimjim 14 Mar, 2007 Solo O/S
Graeme Hammond 7 Mar, 2007 Solo O/S
caradoc 3 Mar, 2007 Solo O/S
steve2006 ??, 2007 Lead O/S
chrisclimber_1986 17 Sep, 2006 Lead O/S
with Katie Anderson
with Katie Anderson
Scally ?Sep, 2006 Lead O/S
with Maggie
with Maggie
AJ007 10 Jul, 2006 Solo
Chris the Tall 1 Jun, 2006 Solo rpt
Hidden 1 Jun, 2006 Solo O/S
tobydunford 11 May, 2006 Solo O/S
Hidden 10 Apr, 2006 Solo rpt
John Lisle ??, 2006 -
fragglerock 18 Sep, 2005 Lead O/S
Hidden 29 Aug, 2005 Lead
Hidden 4 Aug, 2005 2nd
darren1 1 Aug, 2005 -
ron244 13 Jul, 2005 Lead O/S
with Louise Wolfenden
with Louise Wolfenden
smudge 2 Oct, 2004 Solo O/S
andybuckley 19 Sep, 2004 Solo
Adam Potter 22 Aug, 2004 Lead O/S
Hidden ?Jul, 2004 Solo O/S
Neil Curtis 17 Apr, 2004 Lead O/S
with e.kiu
with e.kiu
climbing_wiggy ??, 2004 2nd β
with Whitey
with Whitey
Hidden 28 Sep, 2003 Solo
SteveM 28 Sep, 2003 Solo
Stefan Kruger 6 Jul, 2003 Solo O/S
Hidden 21 Jun, 2003 Solo
Mark Stevenson 9 May, 2003 Solo O/S
RussB 6 Apr, 2003 Solo O/S
with Leigh
with Leigh
LankyPaddy 30 Jan, 2003 Solo O/S
Monk ??, 2003 -
Phil West 6 Apr, 2002 Solo O/S
Martin Bennett 5 Apr, 2002 Solo
DerwentDiluted 28 Aug, 2001 Solo
ajc 3 Sep, 2000 Lead O/S
rocktigger ?Jun, 1999 Solo O/S
Andy Fielding 2 May, 1999 Solo
RobSimmo 18 Oct, 1998 TR O/S
with Adult Ed course, kato'sdad
with Adult Ed course, kato'sdad
kato'sdad 18 Oct, 1998 TR
ajoliver 4 Jun, 1998 Solo O/S
Hidden ??, 1998 TR
crater 24 Oct, 1996 Solo β
Rog Wilko ?Jul, 1996 Lead
with Debbie Wilkinson
with Debbie Wilkinson
andrewbooth1000 10 Oct, 1995 Solo
Strong Steve 29 Apr, 1995 Solo O/S
Hidden 15 Aug, 1992 Solo
Rob Davies ?Oct, 1991 Solo
Roget 9 Jul, 1991 Solo O/S
adi bryant 13 Oct, 1990 Solo rpt
adi bryant 13 Oct, 1990 2nd RP
with Ollie
with Ollie
Laramadness 12 Sep, 1990 Solo O/S
Jelly Mould Surfer 2 Sep, 1990 Solo O/S
craig h 29 Apr, 1990 Solo O/S
tapley ?Aug, 1989 Solo
steve prior ?Oct, 1988 Solo
Iain Thow 14 Sep, 1987 Solo
babymoac 24 May, 1987 Solo
Hidden ??, 1987 -
andy tetsill ?Oct, 1985 Solo
steveb2006 12 Jun, 1985 Solo
Dave Garnett 23 Jul, 1983 Solo O/S
mark-abz 1 Jun, 1982 Solo
CrashMat Rob ??, 1980 Lead O/S 1980's
1980's
Mark Kemball 3 Dec, 1977 Solo
RichardMc 25 Apr, 1976 Solo
petemeads ??, 1976 Solo
mikej 25 Nov, 1973 Solo
with Janice Williams, E C/W, Geoff Williams
with Janice Williams, E C/W, Geoff Williams
mikej 27 May, 1973 Solo
with E C/W
with E C/W
Andy Say ??, 1972 Solo
mikej 17 Apr, 1971 Solo
with E C/W
with E C/W
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