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30m. A superb pitch. © Rockfax

Ticklists: El Chorro dreams 7a and above.

spidermonkey09 25/Nov Lead RP

Too wasted for a proper onsight go so had a rest before working the top half, then 1st RP. Very polished but still good. Moves past pocket are ace. Must have been even better 20 years ago.

Steven1993 25/Nov Lead RP

Great route, had 1 Tr, got finger stuck in a hold on first RP then got it second RP

with Brad, Neil, Jim
James Oswald 23/Nov Lead dog

Not sure if I was on the right route - felt really hard for 7a! Hot and I was crap.

with Ben Conway
EBailey 08/Nov Lead RP
tom.wp6 06/Apr Lead dnf
smartydh9 01/Apr Lead O/S
nickhamb ?/Apr Lead dnf

Almost got to the top....

CraigOsborne ?/Apr Lead dog
Hannes B 26/Feb Lead β
rikbattye 26/Feb Lead O/S
afrosam 08/Feb Lead dog

Fell off eyeballing the chains! Not the best rest day activity

with RB1
Jackislav 06/Feb Lead RP

2nd go, great route

Jaytaylor ?/Feb Lead dog
Luuuuuke 07/Jan Lead O/S
tom russell 05/Jan Lead O/S
with tim rankin
kylos8048 ?/Jan Lead
will smith11 31/Dec/16 Lead O/S
with Chris Lancaster, Dave Loh, Frances
Jack93 28/Dec/16 Lead RP
shaunhumphreys 27/Dec/16 Lead RP

Haaaaard! Tried to onsight a few days ago, so came back and got first go today.

with Tom A
mzchambers 24/Dec/16 Lead dnf
Jan Masat 23/Dec/16 Lead RP

Great route with surprisingly tough end section just when you think it is all over!

with Chris Seed
islandlynx 22/Dec/16 Lead dog

dropped the last move on super polished footholds. Baking hot at the end of a trip and too tired. Would have been great before it was mega polished.

Dawn_K_B 21/Dec/16 TR dog
Hidden 19/Dec/16 Lead O/S
littleluke 16/Dec/16 Lead dog
Hidden 06/Dec/16 Lead O/S
Tomas P 06/Dec/16 Lead O/S
with Tom
Cassidy ?/Dec/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Nov/16 Lead rpt
Andy Peak 1 24/Nov/16 Lead G/U

Fell on last move first try putting clips in, second time was smooth

mishabruml 24/Oct/16 Lead RP

2nd snailpoint

mishabruml 23/Oct/16 Lead dog

Ran up to give it a burn after waiting for rain all day, top drawer route. so close to flash with Hannah's beta but there was a snail in the big sidepull pocket on the top crux which put me off so I dropped the next move. Fuck snails

climbhannahclimb 02/Aug/16 Lead dog
with Rachel
climbhannahclimb 30/Jun/16 Lead dog

got excited near the top and fell from a foot slipping ggrrr

with Ante
climbhannahclimb 27/Jun/16 2nd dog
with Johnny
Slyven 17/Apr/16 Lead RP
Christopher Chan 16/Apr/16 Lead RP
with Craig Silvie
nickb1 16/Apr/16 Lead RP
Hidden 15/Apr/16 Lead O/S
AxelC 06/Apr/16 Lead O/S


with Craig Silvie
chrismadar 02/Apr/16 Lead RP

Dropped the onsight on the last move! Pretty gutted. Pulled rope and it went second go.

switch 01/Mar/16 Lead O/S

would give this 2*. Nice climbing, but the line is vague.

with Andy S
Tom Hobbs 06/Feb/16 Lead dog
Hidden 04/Feb/16 Lead RP
CharlieMack 04/Feb/16 Lead β

First route of the day. Mega flash pump.

with Simon Hughes
nimajneb ?/Feb/16 Lead O/S
tom169 08/Jan/16 Lead rpt
Davros the Psyched 08/Jan/16 Lead O/S
with Tom M
Alice.001 02/Jan/16 Lead dog

Dropped at polished top, cool moves but gets soooo much traffic not worth a second try

Alice.001 02/Jan/16 Lead dog

Dropped at polished top, cool moves but gets soooo much traffic not worth a second try

J_Spooner ??/2016 -
rachelvlc 31/Dec/15 TR

One rest. Favourite climb of the trip.

Alex the Alex 31/Dec/15 TR dog

Testing arm out after the accident. Good route!

Edward Kwong 31/Dec/15 Lead RP

Really underrated route, looks much better than Sara next to it. Varied, with middle and top cruxes. Did top with hidden left pocket, then up and right. 2nd go after dropping first crux on flash attempt. Awesome.

Matti Puckridge 31/Dec/15 Lead
with Rachel
Albert Exley 30/Dec/15 Lead O/S


with Jon
Hidden 29/Dec/15 Lead O/S
Dan724 30/Nov/15 Lead O/S
with Erik
Hidden 30/Nov/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Apr/15 Lead RP
jammy4536 17/Apr/15 Lead dnf
with Viktoria Zekoll
Hidden 10/Apr/15 Lead dnf
Keendan 10/Apr/15 Lead O/S

great route. Went in the chimney for a rest then out to the bulge. Cool moves at the top, long blind moves to small positive things. More like a flash with all the chalk on it.

with Hyeri
climbomaniac 07/Apr/15 Lead O/S

Hard at the top. Don't go in the chimney, that's cheating. Straight over the bulge! Fun climbing!!!

Alex N-R 25/Mar/15 Lead β

Blind at the top

with Greg
Dave Mayes 17/Mar/15 Lead β
with The Club
shed_hed 03/Mar/15 Lead O/S

Great climb but super hard to onsight!

with Jimmy Margot
JayAyBee ?/Mar/15 Lead O/S
TomJ 20/Feb/15 Lead RP

Final climb of my 20s! just aswell it was an absolute belter, sent at sunset with entertaining en route conversation! .

with Alex
Bristoldave 31/Jan/15 Lead O/S
with Luke
ned_85 07/Jan/15 TR
Hidden 25/Dec/14 Lead RP
Bron H 02/Nov/14 Lead RP
Leo Woodhead 19/Oct/14 Lead RP

What an amazing climb. Got it on my third attempt. Technical lower section, then strenuous through the bulge and the crux (for me) right near the top! My first ever 7a outdoors, very chuffed to get it clean!

with Joe Hook
MischaHY 18/Oct/14 Lead RP

Missed the finishing jug the previous night when onsighting in the dark. The daylight ascent felt ridiculous easy in comparison.

Adam_42 19/Apr/14 Lead dog

Fell at the top. Good route.

Wil Treasure ?/Apr/14 Lead O/S

Tough top section

richardashe ?/Apr/14 Lead RP

Really nice climb. Got it on first redpoint. Good rest on it and knowing where all the required holds are and the sequence made it go pretty nice in the end.

Hidden 18/Mar/14 Lead RP
Elliot Walker 18/Mar/14 Lead RP
with Conor
craigycraigo ?/Mar/14 Lead RP
hervenuttall ?/Mar/14 Lead O/S
with Matt W & The Olive Branch Crew
Danny Crump 10/Feb/14 Lead dog
with Jennie
alice fuller ?/Feb/14 TR O/S
with woj
Dan Jenkin 02/Jan/14 Lead β
with Lou, Rebecca Partridge, James Jacobs, Ellie Pygall
highrepute 02/Jan/14 Lead O/S
jsaric 31/Dec/13 -
Hidden 31/Dec/13 Lead RP
Ricky Rocks 14/Dec/13 Lead β
Hidden 07/Nov/13 TR dnf
Hidden 27/Oct/13 Lead RP
Hidden 01/Oct/13 Lead rpt
Hidden 18/May/13 Lead rpt
Hidden 25/Mar/13 Lead dnf
Graham Westbrook 25/Mar/13 Lead β
Hidden ?/Mar/13 Lead
KKilroy ?/Feb/13 Lead O/S

Wow! An excellent finish and so glad not to have passed out in the heat on this.

Hidden 10/Jan/13 Lead O/S
soph ?/Jan/13 Lead O/S


with Helena Robinson
J.Wells 27/Dec/12 Lead O/S
tom169 05/Dec/12 Lead O/S
with Andy T
Aaron.Clifford ?/Dec/12 Lead dog

Nearly onsight. Hidden holds on the final boulder to the chains spat me off. Should end a couple meters earlier!

Hidden 28/Nov/12 Lead dog
DanC1985 28/Nov/12 Lead rpt
with Emilio, Charlotte
Macleod 27/Nov/12 -
with dominic
DanC1985 27/Nov/12 Lead dog
with Charlotte
DanC1985 24/Nov/12 Lead dog
with Charlotte
Hidden 24/Nov/12 Lead rpt
DanC1985 22/Nov/12 Lead dog
robertmichaellovell 02/Nov/12 Lead

Up and down the crux a few times to figure it out, got there in the end

with Ben
tedj234 31/Oct/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Oct/12 Lead dog
Hidden 12/Oct/12 Lead dog
Hidden 05/Oct/12 Lead rpt
Hidden 05/Oct/12 Lead rpt
Hidden 01/Oct/12 Lead dog
Hidden 01/Oct/12 Lead RP
Hidden 25/Sep/12 Lead dog
Hidden 10/Sep/12 Lead dog
climbingsheep 06/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Richard Williams
Hidden 02/Sep/12 Lead dnf
Hidden 20/Apr/12 Lead RP
Hidden 20/Apr/12 Lead β
david morse 10/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with josh
Hidden ?/Mar/12 TR
iforwms 17/Feb/12 2nd dog
with Warner
dprctr 11/Feb/12 Lead RP

1st 7a Clean Redpoint. Was very happy to send this. 4th or 5th go.

with Jesse
DanC1985 09/Feb/12 Lead RP
with John
John O'Donnell ?/Feb/12 Lead dnf
with Dan Clemson
Hidden 23/Jan/12 Lead β
Hidden 05/Jan/12 TR dog
cayteye 05/Jan/12 TR dog
with stephen pearson
Hidden 05/Jan/12 Lead dog
Ian Broome 04/Jan/12 Lead O/S
with Becky
Justin T ?/Jan/12 Lead O/S
tom.ireson ??/2012 Lead rpt

Second try, great route!

Hidden 31/Dec/11 Lead dog
Hidden 31/Dec/11 TR
Mike_Hayes 30/Dec/11 Lead O/S
with Sarah Marks
Jake Young 22/Dec/11 TR dog
with Mike
El3ctroFuzz 19/Dec/11 Lead O/S

Not sure you can have F7a for all those hands off rests!

with George Coiley, Elaine Budden
Hidden 18/Dec/11 Lead O/S
tom106 17/Dec/11 Lead β
Luke Brooks 11/Dec/11 Lead O/S
barni 11/Dec/11 Lead β
with Karen, luke, Glyn, Liam fleming
Glyn 11/Dec/11 Lead β
with Luke, Barni
Elaine Budden ?/Dec/11 Lead RP

sequency top... hard onsight easy redpoint

mwatson ?/Dec/11 Lead O/S
LC ?/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Franco Cookson 25/Apr/11 Lead O/S

interesting onsight. Nesting bird was friendly.

billb ?/Apr/11 Lead
with Lee
Sidekick ?/Apr/11 Lead O/S
John 'B' Hutchinson 19/Mar/11 Lead RP

Blew the onsight at top move, hard to read! 2nd RP in the end. Brilliant route.

with Bean, Steve, Ina
Jonathan Bean 18/Mar/11 Lead β

Flashed. Awesome route in midday sun.

with B and Steve
stv ?/Mar/11 Lead RP

Cracking route, nice crux sequence.

with B, Beans, Ina
quiffhanger ?/Mar/11 Lead RP
Hidden 26/Feb/11 Lead dog
alek 09/Feb/11 Lead RP

RP1. Fell off last move. Punter.

Hidden 09/Feb/11 Lead RP
felixthelion 08/Jan/11 Lead RP

Just missed the onsight, was at the chains and next thing i knew i was airborne. got it next go

with Ed Bulman
Rory Shaw ??/2011 -
spidey 16/Nov/10 Lead O/S
with gruff
Hidden ?/Nov/10 Lead
LC ?/Oct/10 Lead O/S
eugeneth 02/Jul/10 Lead dog

A really tired attempt at an awesome route....great climbing all the way to the days are coming :-)

with Dougie, Jake
jacobjlloyd 02/Jul/10 Lead β

Would be HARD to onsight! Very sequency, blind crux, absolutely stunning flowing climbing. One of the best routes I have ever been on!

JPGR 23/Mar/10 Lead

Struggled find the sequence through the last bulge, blew the onsight on this

with Yvette
dannyboy83 01/Feb/10 Lead O/S
with Eddie Barbour
lx 20/Dec/09 Lead O/S

brilliant route, easily 3 stars, best route I have done on this sector. Scary to get to 1st bolt

with Jen
thebigfriendlymoose ?/Dec/09 Lead O/S
with Stephen
Mat Welsh ?/Nov/09 Lead RP

Second go - really good, felt hard for the grade at the time.

with Mark Owens
Alex Mason 26/May/09 Lead O/S

hard to onsight, blind and long moves up top, a great route despite close proximity to others

Graham Iles 18/Apr/09 Lead dog

Fell on the very last move...exhausted! Need trad gear at the start. Steep and pumpy but on generally good holds with a good rest in the cave at two thirds of the way up.

ASchwirtz 13/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Apr/09 Lead O/S
w.pettet-smith ?/Apr/09 Lead dog

steep. tricky to work out which chalked holds to go for.took a nice whipper good nut at level of first missing bolt

with claire jane carter
Ed Booth 27/Mar/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Mar/09 -
Steve Crowe 24/Jan/09 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2009 Lead O/S
Toby Dunn 30/Dec/08 Lead O/S
with simon richardson
Hidden 30/Dec/08 Lead O/S
skygodley 26/Dec/08 Lead O/S

I was glad I had the clip stick, the first bolt has been chopped and to get to it you have to pass a scary move, having said that; Redder was fantastic!

Morgan Woods 19/Dec/08 Lead O/S

Tough for the grade, very sustained.

with Johan
Jon_Warner ?/Dec/08 Lead RP

Brilliant route and hard to onsight

Hidden ?/Dec/08 Lead
derico 16/Dec/07 Lead O/S
with Dave J
Hidden 15/Dec/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Feb/06 Lead β
goi.ashmore 10/Jan/01 Lead O/S
with Iain Fisher
whispering nic ?/Jan/00 Lead O/S
keefe ?/Feb/98 -
Mike Owen 25/Oct/92 Lead O/S
with Elaine Owen
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