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An harmonious climb that combines a technical lower section with some cracking manoeuvres high up. Start up El asesino. © Rockfax

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UserDateStyleNotes & Partners
Kangaroo 5 May 2nd O/S Abseiled down.
with godot1900, Aris
Abseiled down.
with godot1900, Aris
KristianBirchall 26 Mar Lead O/S
with Claire Chadderton
with Claire Chadderton
Hidden 26 Mar Lead O/S
Woodisobel 22 Mar -
alex505c 21 Mar Lead O/S Very fun, every move felt like it flowed perfectly from the one before. Was able to lower with a 60m rope, but just barely.
Very fun, every move felt like it flowed perfectly from the one before. Was able to lower with a 60m rope, but just barely.
centurion05 5 Mar Lead
with eve29
with eve29
Mick r 4 Mar Lead
with Steve Smith, Chris Gooder, Tony Holdsworth
with Steve Smith, Chris Gooder, Tony Holdsworth
abrooks 21 Feb Lead G/U Silly slip
with Jonathan Wignall
Silly slip
with Jonathan Wignall
Hidden 18 Feb Lead O/S
HannahGo 18 Feb Lead dnf
bobstones 4 Feb Lead rpt Firstly a 70m rope will just about get you up and down but you’ll need to climb down the last little bit. This is an excellent climb for the full 35m. Certainly not your average 6a+ but nothing on it is desperately hard, just quite bold and technical. Really enjoyed this.
Firstly a 70m rope will just about get you up and down but you’ll need to climb down the last little bit. This is an excellent climb for the full 35m. Certainly not your average 6a+ but nothing on it is desperately hard, just quite bold and technical. Really enjoyed this.
migs493 15 Jan Lead O/S Excellent route, sort touch for 6a+ but nice and long
Excellent route, sort touch for 6a+ but nice and long
jamthompson222 15 Jan TR dnf
Hidden 15 Jan Lead dog
Hidden 6 Jan Lead β
Hidden 5 Jan Lead β
Lilifa 3 Jan Lead
with Emma
with Emma
Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing 3 Jan Lead O/S
with Lily Fitzgibbon , Emma Hanna, penny.orr, Dave Brown, Tim Hill, Alex Haslehurst, Katy Whittaker
with Lily Fitzgibbon , Emma Hanna, penny.orr, Dave Brown, Tim Hill, Alex Haslehurst, Katy Whittaker
Hidden 2 Jan Lead rpt
James Oswald ?Jan Lead O/S
with Alan saul
with Alan saul
RosieYates 28 Dec, 2018 Lead O/S Brilliant and interesting all the way (and it's a long long way)
with mop449
Brilliant and interesting all the way (and it's a long long way)
with mop449
mop449 28 Dec, 2018 Lead β Lovely climb! 70m rope was perfect length. 18 draws.
Lovely climb! 70m rope was perfect length. 18 draws.
Potsy 27 Dec, 2018 Lead O/S
imogen.fish 22 Dec, 2018 Lead O/S
Emily-Cooper 22 Dec, 2018 Lead O/S Fantastic long route with lots of fun moves. First 6a+ on lead, very proud of myself. Good end to the holiday.
Fantastic long route with lots of fun moves. First 6a+ on lead, very proud of myself. Good end to the holiday.
tobichallis 16 Dec, 2018 Lead O/S
andymorris17 23 Nov, 2018 Lead Decided to bail at the first lower off, wasn't feeling psyched for it. Will come back for it another day.
Decided to bail at the first lower off, wasn't feeling psyched for it. Will come back for it another day.
Hidden 16 Nov, 2018 2nd O/S
Hidden 3 Nov, 2018 Lead rpt
stevenboxwell 2 Nov, 2018 Lead O/S
MrRiley 23 Oct, 2018 Lead Stunning long pitch, steadied myself on a draw momentarily after placing it, silly
with Richard Hines
Stunning long pitch, steadied myself on a draw momentarily after placing it, silly
with Richard Hines
will_of_fortune 26 Aug, 2018 Lead O/S
Jack Ridley 23 Apr, 2018 Lead
with Sam Mercer, Sophieo16
with Sam Mercer, Sophieo16
FeargalR 2 Apr, 2018 2nd
Jamiewalkerjones 2 Apr, 2018 Lead O/S Tricky (slippery) crux just after the optional anchor. Once those three bolts are clipped it seems to be plain sailing and fun fun fun to the top.
Tricky (slippery) crux just after the optional anchor. Once those three bolts are clipped it seems to be plain sailing and fun fun fun to the top.
Adam Patterson 23 Mar, 2018 Lead O/S
ChloeJ 23 Mar, 2018 Lead O/S
Francesco Di Lallo 23 Mar, 2018 Lead
eel 12 Feb, 2018 Lead O/S
Nathan Chrismas 9 Feb, 2018 Lead O/S
Lumbering Oaf 9 Feb, 2018 Lead O/S
with Laura
with Laura
Gemmazrobo 7 Feb, 2018 Lead O/S Interesting
Interesting
monkeyman79 1 Feb, 2018 AltLd O/S
with Jacob Edmunds
with Jacob Edmunds
BenedictIEP 1 Feb, 2018 AltLd (1pt.) Done as two pitches, Andy led the first pitch and I the second. Had a wobble clipping a bolt low down and grabbed a draw.
with Andy Mackinson
(1pt.) Done as two pitches, Andy led the first pitch and I the second. Had a wobble clipping a bolt low down and grabbed a draw.
with Andy Mackinson
JEdmunds ?Feb, 2018 Lead O/S
Hidden 24 Dec, 2017 Lead O/S
TBromley 15 Dec, 2017 Lead O/S
100bc 17 Nov, 2017 TR
Josh Hadley 31 Oct, 2017 Lead O/S
col3 3 May, 2017 2nd O/S Surprisingly good climb. Quite a lot of different styles in a single climb. A lot of good holds but some thin moves. Well bolted.
with Matt Heritage, Paul1
Surprisingly good climb. Quite a lot of different styles in a single climb. A lot of good holds but some thin moves. Well bolted.
with Matt Heritage, Paul1
katiet 30 Apr, 2017 TR dog
Steve Shorrock 30 Apr, 2017 Lead
with katiet
with katiet
intiocean 17 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S
with Laurrie
with Laurrie
mark4344 23 Mar, 2017 Lead O/S fantastic sustained climbing,steady at grade.
with derek
fantastic sustained climbing,steady at grade.
with derek
GOS 23 Mar, 2017 Lead O/S technical but well bolted
with Geoff Thomas
technical but well bolted
with Geoff Thomas
AxelC 26 Feb, 2017 Lead O/S
with eilidh_m, Craig Silvie
with eilidh_m, Craig Silvie
Hidden 20 Feb, 2017 Lead O/S
cteakle 17 Feb, 2017 Lead Only did first part to the split off at 9m.
Only did first part to the split off at 9m.
leggsimon 17 Feb, 2017 TR O/S
Hidden 17 Feb, 2017 TR
ollylegg 17 Feb, 2017 Lead O/S
goddamm7 28 Jan, 2017 Lead O/S
rachelSquirrel 28 Jan, 2017 Lead dog Bit of "aid" going on. Would love to do it clean. Not my kind of route though. Babs loved it.
with babs
Bit of "aid" going on. Would love to do it clean. Not my kind of route though. Babs loved it.
with babs
Andy Fielding 28 Jan, 2017 Lead
tomoneill84 14 Jan, 2017 Lead O/S Anna belaying!
Anna belaying!
Hidden ?Jan, 2017 Lead
SJPowderham1 19 Dec, 2016 Lead O/S
timreynolds 5 Dec, 2016 Lead O/S
stuartf 5 Dec, 2016 Lead O/S
EllieWoods 5 Dec, 2016 Lead O/S
Hidden 14 Nov, 2016 2nd
Alex Thomson 14 Nov, 2016 Lead O/S
with jenpen
with jenpen
Baggie 9 Nov, 2016 Lead O/S
Hidden 9 Apr, 2016 Lead β
Hidden 9 Apr, 2016 Lead
Hidden 9 Apr, 2016 TR
Steffan Gwynn 28 Mar, 2016 Lead
Hidden 28 Mar, 2016 2nd
cragsman9000 18 Mar, 2016 Lead O/S Fabulous climb.
Fabulous climb.
mattbarratt7a 14 Mar, 2016 Lead O/S
with Allan
with Allan
BTphonehome 1 Mar, 2016 Lead O/S
kasha_gregson 1 Mar, 2016 2nd
derekb 28 Feb, 2016 Lead
with Alex
with Alex
Hidden 24 Jan, 2016 TR
Hidden 24 Jan, 2016 Lead O/S
james1978 16 Jan, 2016 Lead O/S
with pam
with pam
KKilroy 6 Jan, 2016 Lead O/S
with claire
with claire
teamvix 4 Jan, 2016 Lead β
with Olive Branch Family
with Olive Branch Family
Steffan Gwynn ??, 2016 -
Hidden ??, 2016 -
KittyKat 29 Dec, 2015 Lead O/S Very nice climb with a nice cavey bit to sit in and rest half way up
Very nice climb with a nice cavey bit to sit in and rest half way up
alitchka 28 Dec, 2015 TR
with fr4nk
with fr4nk
Hidden 18 Dec, 2015 TR
67hours 14 Dec, 2015 Lead O/S
with Mark Parsnip
with Mark Parsnip
jamesb101 13 Dec, 2015 Lead O/S
with Dan Martinho-Corbishley
with Dan Martinho-Corbishley
Tom Smart 1 Nov, 2015 Lead
Hidden 20 Apr, 2015 Lead O/S
Frostie 20 Apr, 2015 Lead
Hidden 20 Apr, 2015 Lead
chancer 13 Apr, 2015 Lead O/S
with oodie72
with oodie72
oodie72 13 Apr, 2015 Lead O/S
with chancer
with chancer
bobstones 13 Apr, 2015 Lead O/S
clarendon 2 Apr, 2015 2nd
topsyturvy 2 Apr, 2015 Lead O/S
Hidden 28 Mar, 2015 Lead
Bruise Apprentice 24 Feb, 2015 Lead O/S Can be led from start to finish with a 70m rope. Make sure you tie a knot in the end of your rope and don't use huge amounts of rope when threading the anchor.
with rd20
Can be led from start to finish with a 70m rope. Make sure you tie a knot in the end of your rope and don't use huge amounts of rope when threading the anchor.
with rd20
dprctr 24 Feb, 2015 Lead rpt
with Nick Pike, paddygoodwinlondon
with Nick Pike, paddygoodwinlondon
rd20 24 Feb, 2015 Lead O/S
bridget143 1 Jan, 2015 Lead dnf
with Simen
with Simen
emilyclimbs 17 Dec, 2014 Lead dog Awkward beginning, some scary moments lower half for a short arse but lovely top. LONG route - take at least 18 draws.
Awkward beginning, some scary moments lower half for a short arse but lovely top. LONG route - take at least 18 draws.
wyzfen 17 Nov, 2014 Lead O/S
mjeffery 12 Nov, 2014 Lead O/S
hands solo 9 Oct, 2014 Lead O/S
D Tempest 3 Oct, 2014 Lead Another great route
with Paul
Another great route
with Paul
Hidden ?Oct, 2014 -
rfdl100 17 May, 2014 Lead
with Nicole
with Nicole
jogh 22 Apr, 2014 Lead
with vinni
with vinni
vinni 22 Apr, 2014 Lead O/S
with jogh
with jogh
Little B 19 Apr, 2014 Lead O/S
ASchwirtz 15 Apr, 2014 Lead O/S
lithos 10 Apr, 2014 Lead awkward off the shelf
awkward off the shelf
peterbradshaw101 10 Apr, 2014 2nd
with lithos
with lithos
Hidden 5 Apr, 2014 Lead O/S
Gareth T 30 Mar, 2014 Lead
with Tim Popplestone
with Tim Popplestone
Hidden 3 Mar, 2014 2nd
Hidden 3 Mar, 2014 Lead
Hidden 2 Mar, 2014 Lead
dprctr 26 Feb, 2014 Lead O/S
BarnDawg 26 Feb, 2014 Lead β
with dprctr
with dprctr
Lenny 23 Feb, 2014 Lead O/S
Rich Malcolm 22 Feb, 2014 Lead O/S
Mike_Hayes 22 Feb, 2014 Lead O/S
Tom Peeper 28 Dec, 2013 AltLd
with Bertbee
with Bertbee
Bertbee 28 Dec, 2013 AltLd
buddha1369 27 Dec, 2013 Lead O/S
Hidden 27 Nov, 2013 Lead O/S
Chomp 22 Oct, 2013 Lead O/S Enjoyed - tired at the top but happy
Enjoyed - tired at the top but happy
Hidden 18 Oct, 2013 Lead dog
Hidden 18 Oct, 2013 Lead RP
Hidden 18 Oct, 2013 TR RP
steven 15 Oct, 2013 Lead O/S
with Ade
with Ade
steven 15 Oct, 2013 Lead O/S
with Ade
with Ade
Martin Bagshaw 14 Oct, 2013 Lead O/S
with Neil Kerr, Danny Crump
with Neil Kerr, Danny Crump
Danny Crump 14 Oct, 2013 Lead
with Neil Kerr, Martin Bagshaw
with Neil Kerr, Martin Bagshaw
beakerburgess 29 Mar, 2013 Lead O/S
Hidden 29 Mar, 2013 Lead O/S
JonnyW 29 Mar, 2013 Lead O/S
Hidden 29 Mar, 2013 Lead dog
CrispsSmiths 18 Mar, 2013 2nd
with cem
with cem
cem 18 Mar, 2013 Lead rpt Clean this time round
Clean this time round
cem 15 Mar, 2013 Lead dog A very distinct crux which I made a complete balls of: got the sequence completely wrong & fell off
with Josh Richardson
A very distinct crux which I made a complete balls of: got the sequence completely wrong & fell off
with Josh Richardson
Hidden 15 Mar, 2013 Lead O/S
DavidEvans 2 Mar, 2013 Lead O/S Helen climbed too.
with Helen Garrett
Helen climbed too.
with Helen Garrett
mattgrange ?Mar, 2013 Lead
riff156 15 Feb, 2013 Lead O/S
with HannahC
with HannahC
Hidden 15 Feb, 2013 Lead
Hidden 5 Jan, 2013 Lead O/S
Julie Black 4 Jan, 2013 Lead O/S Excellent last route of trip
Excellent last route of trip
Russell Blackaller 3 Jan, 2013 Lead O/S
Jon_Warner ?Jan, 2013 Lead O/S
with Jenni
with Jenni
lecko ?Jan, 2013 Lead O/S
Hidden ?Jan, 2013 Lead
Hidden 29 Dec, 2012 Lead O/S
Hidden 29 Dec, 2012 Lead O/S
Jesse Dufton 25 Dec, 2012 2nd
with mol
with mol
mol 25 Dec, 2012 Lead
Elaine Bunn 19 Dec, 2012 Lead O/S
bunn.aroundthebloc 19 Dec, 2012 Lead O/S
with Elaine Budden
with Elaine Budden
Phil Layton 19 Dec, 2012 Lead O/S
with tom south
with tom south
RyMole 17 Dec, 2012 Lead O/S
johnpuddephatt 17 Dec, 2012 Lead dog
with Ryan Mole
with Ryan Mole
Hidden 5 Dec, 2012 2nd dog
Hidden 5 Dec, 2012 Lead O/S
K Wall 2 Dec, 2012 Lead
with Martin
with Martin
anjelly 10 Nov, 2012 Lead O/S
mrmoe17 9 Nov, 2012 Lead O/S
Hidden 1 Nov, 2012 Lead β
escostar 31 Oct, 2012 TR dog
elyben 20 Oct, 2012 Lead
Hidden 20 May, 2012 Lead O/S
SteWatkins ?May, 2012 -
Gary K Duke 10 Apr, 2012 2nd
GrahamGiles 10 Apr, 2012 Lead O/S
with Nick Low, Renna Clifford, Aaron.Clifford, Gary K Duke
with Nick Low, Renna Clifford, Aaron.Clifford, Gary K Duke
elCapitano 9 Apr, 2012 Lead O/S
s.scott 9 Apr, 2012 Lead
ryansb90 5 Apr, 2012 2nd β
with Daren Blackburn
with Daren Blackburn
Hidden 28 Mar, 2012 Lead
Hidden 21 Mar, 2012 2nd
Hidden ?Mar, 2012 Lead
Hidden ?Feb, 2012 Lead
Hidden 26 Jan, 2012 Lead O/S
Ian Broome 3 Jan, 2012 Lead O/S
with Becky
with Becky
RFWilkie 2 Jan, 2012 Lead O/S Long.
Long.
theandthem 2 Jan, 2012 Lead O/S
pete johnson ?Jan, 2012 Lead O/S
with Lun
with Lun
Kevster 27 Dec, 2011 Lead O/S
lozowen 24 Dec, 2011 Lead O/S
with Sally Owen
with Sally Owen
Tesni 14 Dec, 2011 TR O/S
mwatson ?Dec, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 21 Nov, 2011 Lead O/S
paul horabin 27 Oct, 2011 Lead dog
fi15 27 Oct, 2011 TR
Hidden 11 Oct, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 11 Oct, 2011 Lead O/S
Frostie 11 Oct, 2011 Lead O/S
with Lewis, Cam
with Lewis, Cam
Hidden 2 Oct, 2011 Lead O/S
waynem1985 14 Sep, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 26 May, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden ?May, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden ?May, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 28 Apr, 2011 Lead
Hidden 28 Apr, 2011 2nd
llamaglama 18 Apr, 2011 2nd
Hidden 18 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
Andy Clarke 27 Mar, 2011 Lead O/S Very good climb up two fine contrasting cracks.
with Dale
Very good climb up two fine contrasting cracks.
with Dale
Rich A-Wilkes 27 Mar, 2011 2nd
with Dale
with Dale
Dale ?Mar, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 22 Feb, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 22 Feb, 2011 Lead O/S
RM199 ??, 2011 Lead O/S
Rob Evans ??, 2011 -
Different Steve 28 Dec, 2010 Lead rpt
with Clare
with Clare
goi.ashmore 11 Nov, 2010 Lead O/S
with Roy Thomas
with Roy Thomas
Lallylandslider 7 Nov, 2010 2nd
michael burrows 7 Nov, 2010 Lead O/S suberb route, ok to do with a 70m rope
suberb route, ok to do with a 70m rope
Hidden ?Nov, 2010 Lead O/S
Jim Slater 29 Apr, 2010 Lead O/S
with Hayley Graham
with Hayley Graham
Hidden 11 Apr, 2010 -
pottsworth 27 Mar, 2010 Lead Best face climb I've ever done! Definately deserving of it's top 50 spot, really nice sustained but steady climbing to the top. Individual moves quite easy for 6a+, but fairly sustained. Took 16 draws and had to reverse a couple moves to retrieve a couple.
Best face climb I've ever done! Definately deserving of it's top 50 spot, really nice sustained but steady climbing to the top. Individual moves quite easy for 6a+, but fairly sustained. Took 16 draws and had to reverse a couple moves to retrieve a couple.
Hidden 19 Mar, 2010 Lead O/S
Andy Chubb 19 Mar, 2010 Lead
with Guy Hustinx
with Guy Hustinx
Hidden ?Mar, 2010 Lead O/S
benthfc ?Mar, 2010 Lead O/S
with Richard Clubb, Tim
with Richard Clubb, Tim
Hidden 23 Feb, 2010 Lead
tobydunford 19 Feb, 2010 Lead β
with Harry Martin
with Harry Martin
pauldrew 14 Feb, 2010 Lead
with pete johnson, Kevin Sales
with pete johnson, Kevin Sales
james chesmer ??, 2010 Lead O/S
Hidden 22 Dec, 2009 Lead O/S
Hidden 22 Dec, 2009 Lead O/S
katiep 15 Dec, 2009 Lead O/S
with Jit
with Jit
JonBrown 15 Dec, 2009 Lead O/S
with Alec
with Alec
Ed Westwood 14 Dec, 2009 Lead O/S
Hidden 14 Dec, 2009 2nd O/S
Hidden ?Dec, 2009 Lead dog
Hidden 8 Nov, 2009 Lead β
Simon Rackley ?Nov, 2009 Lead O/S
with stan hodson
with stan hodson
Hidden 21 Oct, 2009 Lead O/S
rockjedi ?Oct, 2009 Lead O/S Need 80m rope
Need 80m rope
Graham Iles 11 Apr, 2009 Lead O/S
with Pete Robinson, cooperman
with Pete Robinson, cooperman
Hidden 5 Apr, 2009 Lead
Giles1 11 Mar, 2009 Lead O/S
paul birch 11 Mar, 2009 -
craig d ?Mar, 2009 -
with Paul Innes
with Paul Innes
Ken Applegate 18 Jan, 2009 Lead O/S
Chris the Tall 11 Jan, 2009 Lead β
with Dave Coley
with Dave Coley
Hidden 1 Jan, 2009 Lead O/S
PeteH 20 Dec, 2008 Lead O/S Absolutely lovely climbing.
with Chris Moxon
Absolutely lovely climbing.
with Chris Moxon
Hidden 16 Dec, 2008 Lead O/S
timjones 27 Oct, 2008 2nd O/S
with Robin Pugh
with Robin Pugh
Hidden 12 Dec, 2001 Lead
Hidden 8 Dec, 2001 Lead
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Style of ascent
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Alt Leads
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