13m.

Rockfax Description
The long crack in the left-hand side of the face is hard work where it splits the roof. A classic struggle, though a sneaky layback/bridging sequence can help get past the hardest section. © Rockfax

FA. Eric Byne 1930s

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krisb 13 Jul, 2006 Show βeta
βeta: A bit of a one move wonder - just be bold and stay on the edge of the crack
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βeta: A bit of a one move wonder - just be bold and stay on the edge of the crack
Offwidth 4 May, 2006 Show βeta
βeta: A great route but no struggle and nearer HS if your bold enough to stay as much as possible on the outside. Adjectivally easier but feels insecure and can be exhausting partly or fully inside.
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βeta: A great route but no struggle and nearer HS if your bold enough to stay as much as possible on the outside. Adjectivally easier but feels insecure and can be exhausting partly or fully inside.
CragHead 14 May, 2002 Show βeta
βeta: Classic Gritstone Struggle - Superb VS route, worth a try.
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βeta: Classic Gritstone Struggle - Superb VS route, worth a try.
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User Date Style Notes & Partners
jameslomax 26 Aug 2nd O/S
with Ason
with Ason
Somerset swede basher 30 Jun Lead O/S
with Jon Miles
with Jon Miles
Hidden 29 Jun 2nd
hazeysunshine 29 Jun 2nd
jessieleong 29 Jun Lead O/S I loved this! Found good gear and sussed the sequence out- a slightly damp and manky hold in the crack and a pocket sloper for the right - and a smear out on the left. Foot on arĂȘte and then commit and go for he layback.
with Helen Dunnett, hazeysunshine
I loved this! Found good gear and sussed the sequence out- a slightly damp and manky hold in the crack and a pocket sloper for the right - and a smear out on the left. Foot on arĂȘte and then commit and go for he layback.
with Helen Dunnett, hazeysunshine
charlie broe 18 Feb Lead O/S
with Pam
with Pam
buxtoncoffeelover 23 Jul, 2018 2nd Nice. Mild difficulties where crack passes roof
Nice. Mild difficulties where crack passes roof
Hidden 23 Jul, 2018 Lead
slab_happy 27 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S Went too high inside the crack and had to extricate myself through horizontal writhing. Highly recommended.
Went too high inside the crack and had to extricate myself through horizontal writhing. Highly recommended.
dr_botnik 27 Jun, 2018 2nd O/S
Hidden 27 May, 2018 2nd
RKirke 27 May, 2018 Lead O/S
lukevf 27 May, 2018 Lead O/S
Hidden 27 May, 2018 2nd O/S
georgenvk 22 May, 2018 Lead O/S
with Alistair Bell
with Alistair Bell
cragtyke 20 Apr, 2017 2nd
Deezel65 20 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S What a battle! Maybe I couldn't see the layback sequence - to me it looked about 5b, so decided to squirm up the chimney... Big mistake - I've always considered myself slight, but I had to move belay device, sling and Chalk bag to the side of my and even then it took a good 10 minutes to worn my way up, genuinely thinking the fire brigade would be needed to get me out!!
What a battle! Maybe I couldn't see the layback sequence - to me it looked about 5b, so decided to squirm up the chimney... Big mistake - I've always considered myself slight, but I had to move belay device, sling and Chalk bag to the side of my and even then it took a good 10 minutes to worn my way up, genuinely thinking the fire brigade would be needed to get me out!!
Flavio 26 Mar, 2017 Solo O/S
gritstone7 14 Aug, 2016 Lead O/S
Steve Clegg 7 Aug, 2016 2nd Bit of a tug from Clare
with Neil F, Clare
Bit of a tug from Clare
with Neil F, Clare
Hidden 7 Aug, 2016 2nd
JOHNB-W 20 Jun, 2016 -
Hidden 8 May, 2016 Lead O/S
Hidden 5 Apr, 2016 Lead O/S
atom 18 Jul, 2015 Lead O/S
with Becks87
with Becks87
Becks87 18 Jul, 2015 2nd O/S Good fun but a bit of a struggle if you have any anount of chest!!
with atom
Good fun but a bit of a struggle if you have any anount of chest!!
with atom
birthers 16 May, 2015 2nd
caroline256 16 May, 2015 Lead O/S
Tslater ?May, 2015 2nd
john max 13 Sep, 2014 2nd
with Pete Wimbush
with Pete Wimbush
Hidden 12 Aug, 2014 TR
Hidden 4 Aug, 2014 2nd
thrutch 17 May, 2014 2nd O/S
with Sven
with Sven
Calum Wadsworth 17 May, 2014 Lead O/S
SR1970 17 May, 2014 Lead
Matthew Ferrier 17 May, 2014 2nd
with Emma, Calum Wadsworth
with Emma, Calum Wadsworth
Bry 18 Jul, 2013 Lead O/S
with Caroline
with Caroline
matthomas79 13 Jul, 2013 Lead O/S
dsgarner 13 Jul, 2013 2nd O/S
Hidden 27 May, 2013 TR O/S
Hidden 27 May, 2013 2nd
Hidden 25 Apr, 2013 Lead
Graeme Hammond 25 Apr, 2013 Lead O/S lay-back the edge and avoid any squirming/thrutching :)
with john_ni
lay-back the edge and avoid any squirming/thrutching :)
with john_ni
Hidden 30 Sep, 2012 2nd O/S
Peakpdr 27 May, 2012 -
pebbles 26 May, 2012 Lead
with uncle tom cobley and all, dyno-sore
with uncle tom cobley and all, dyno-sore
Hardcore Pat 25 May, 2012 Lead O/S
with Steve Fletch
with Steve Fletch
Hidden 12 May, 2012 Lead O/S
NB Pixel 12 May, 2012 Lead O/S Spent a long time in the fissure summoning courage before making the moves. Felt a lot harder than 4b!
Spent a long time in the fissure summoning courage before making the moves. Felt a lot harder than 4b!
Harri777 12 May, 2012 2nd
PAJames ??, 2012 -
Hidden 10 Aug, 2011 Lead O/S
jon_gill1 28 Jul, 2011 Lead O/S
with Chris Haynes
with Chris Haynes
Hidden 22 May, 2011 Lead
Hidden 4 May, 2011 2nd O/S
shaky2 4 May, 2011 Lead
Hidden 4 May, 2011 2nd O/S
Hidden 4 May, 2011 2nd O/S
Wil Treasure 30 Apr, 2011 2nd
with Gareth
with Gareth
Hidden 30 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 29 Apr, 2011 2nd
adam carless 29 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S Good quality VS thrutching
Good quality VS thrutching
migs493 16 Apr, 2011 2nd O/S
with lozowen
with lozowen
lozowen 16 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
alasdair19 ??, 2011 -
nick ferro 13 Nov, 2010 -
simeclimb68 6 Nov, 2010 Solo O/S
chrisbussell 27 Apr, 2010 2nd
with Tim O'Neill
with Tim O'Neill
Tony Little 27 Apr, 2010 Lead O/S
with Richard
with Richard
mol 25 Apr, 2010 2nd
Jesse Dufton 25 Apr, 2010 Lead
with mol
with mol
Hidden ?Apr, 2010 Solo O/S
davidwright 13 Mar, 2010 Lead O/S
Hidden 13 Mar, 2010 2nd
Ken Taylor ??, 2010 -
AJ007 28 Sep, 2009 Solo
Peakology 11 May, 2009 Lead O/S
Chalky Cat 11 May, 2009 AltLd O/S A windy and increasingly dark night - led up to the crux move but just couldn't see how to make the step out of the crackline in the dark, returned to ground and let Dom find the tiny foothold that would make the difference, continuing to second with my head torch. A great evening.
A windy and increasingly dark night - led up to the crux move but just couldn't see how to make the step out of the crackline in the dark, returned to ground and let Dom find the tiny foothold that would make the difference, continuing to second with my head torch. A great evening.
vvanhinsbergh 10 May, 2008 Lead O/S
with Lewis Vanhinsbergh
with Lewis Vanhinsbergh
Rob Davies 26 Apr, 2008 2nd
with Phil A
with Phil A
five 3 Jun, 2007 Lead O/S
popebenedictus 14 Apr, 2007 TR O/S
Hidden 10 Apr, 2007 Lead O/S
EdShep ?Apr, 2007 2nd O/S
with Pilch
with Pilch
Pilch ?Apr, 2007 Lead O/S moved slightly right where crack steepens and did tricky move which felt harder than 4b
with Ed
moved slightly right where crack steepens and did tricky move which felt harder than 4b
with Ed
John Marsland 3 Sep, 2006 Lead O/S
KristianBirchall 11 Jul, 2006 Lead O/S
with Claire Chadderton
with Claire Chadderton
tommy82 11 Nov, 2003 2nd
cem 6 Aug, 2000 2nd
with Miles Butteriss
with Miles Butteriss
RobSimmo ??, 2000 2nd
kato'sdad ??, 2000 Lead
Roget 22 Nov, 1998 Solo rpt
Mick King 22 Aug, 1998 Solo O/S
paul birch ?Jun, 1997 -
Martin Bennett 28 Sep, 1996 -
with MT
with MT
morganator ?Sep, 1995 TR
with James Hall
with James Hall
Hidden 20 Aug, 1994 Solo
roncaves 8 Jun, 1993 Lead
Hidden 31 May, 1993 Lead O/S
steveb2006 18 Jun, 1992 2nd
with Ian Cartwright
with Ian Cartwright
Rob Davies ?Jun, 1991 Lead
with Angus McLean
with Angus McLean
NickJH ?Apr, 1991 2nd O/S
with N Hancock
with N Hancock
Hidden 16 Sep, 1990 Lead
Laramadness 10 Sep, 1990 TR
steve prior ?Sep, 1990 Lead
with Rob W
with Rob W
climbhigher0 10 May, 1989 Lead O/S About HVD as I stayed in the crack....!
About HVD as I stayed in the crack....!
Roget ??, 1989 2nd O/S
with jim
with jim
Hidden ??, 1987 Lead O/S
Hidden 10 Aug, 1986 Solo
RichardMc 26 Apr, 1986 Lead
with Pip Jones
with Pip Jones
charlesmfrench 9 Jul, 1985 Solo O/S
rogerskews 23 Jun, 1985 Lead
with Jane Holmes
with Jane Holmes
malc 6 May, 1984 Lead
Brian Wilderspin 15 Jul, 1981 Solo O/S
DonnyDave 20 Jun, 1981 2nd
with Richard Tuting, Simon ????
with Richard Tuting, Simon ????
andy tetsill ?Sep, 1980 Lead
with Rob Kevan
with Rob Kevan
babymoac 12 Apr, 1980 2nd
with MTW
with MTW
mike bridges 16 Jun, 1979 Lead O/S
with Pat Meeds
with Pat Meeds
Nigel Bond 31 May, 1977 Lead
with Tony Cuddy
with Tony Cuddy
Hidden 27 Feb, 1977 Lead
RichardMc 4 Sep, 1976 Lead rpt
with Tony Williams
with Tony Williams
RichardMc 16 Nov, 1975 Lead
with Unknown
with Unknown
Gordon Stainforth 31 Aug, 1975 2nd
with Nick Gregory
with Nick Gregory
mikej 1 Jun, 1971 Solo
with Wil Hurford
with Wil Hurford
tutbury ?Jul, 1969 -
with Fred Graham
with Fred Graham
mikej 8 Jun, 1969 Lead
with Alan Booth, Mike Browne
with Alan Booth, Mike Browne
mikej 16 Jul, 1966 2nd
with Keith Gregson
with Keith Gregson
mikej 9 Jul, 1966 2nd
with Ted Markham, Nigel Sumner
with Ted Markham, Nigel Sumner
mikej 23 Apr, 1966 Lead
with Dave Williams, Ted Markham, Nigel Sumner
with Dave Williams, Ted Markham, Nigel Sumner
mikej 10 Oct, 1965 Solo
with Howard Furguson
with Howard Furguson
mikej 14 Sep, 1965 Solo
with Ted Markham
with Ted Markham
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