13m.

Rockfax Description
From a roofed-in alcove, move left to access the 'Royal Seat' then finish up the steep groove behind. A compelling line. © Rockfax

FA. Eric Byne early 1930s

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Eastern Grit 2 star plus (HVS/VS/HS)

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Offwidth 4 May, 2006 Show βeta
βeta: Definitive S 4b: low crux with a sling next to your head.
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βeta: Definitive S 4b: low crux with a sling next to your head.
helix 1 Sep, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: excellent route, though surely at least Hard Severe
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βeta: excellent route, though surely at least Hard Severe
MNA123 17 Jul, 2004 Show βeta
βeta: Is it just me or should this route have a higher grade then just S 4a, i found it quite a struggle and i usually climb at VS 4c/5a. Or maybe i'm just bein lame.
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βeta: Is it just me or should this route have a higher grade then just S 4a, i found it quite a struggle and i usually climb at VS 4c/5a. Or maybe i'm just bein lame.
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LibbyDoole ?Aug Lead
with Ailsa Holbourn
with Ailsa Holbourn
colin milton 23 Jun Lead
with ibbo
with ibbo
gritstone7 23 Apr Lead O/S
gaz3212 24 Mar 2nd O/S
Andypeak 24 Mar Lead
charlie broe 18 Feb Lead O/S
with Pam
with Pam
Andy Hardy 31 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S Fun move at bottom - well protected by the mother of all threads. Not sure how stable the corner cracks above are.
Fun move at bottom - well protected by the mother of all threads. Not sure how stable the corner cracks above are.
Adge 24 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S
with Saunders
with Saunders
buxtoncoffeelover 23 Jul, 2018 Lead Entertaining moves up & around the chockstone. Pleasant & easier than expected above
Entertaining moves up & around the chockstone. Pleasant & easier than expected above
Hidden 23 Jul, 2018 2nd
Rob Gillespie 12 Jul, 2018 Lead
Rgledable 27 May, 2018 Lead O/S
Caitlin 27 May, 2018 2nd
Hidden 27 May, 2018 2nd O/S
jonah_cook 27 May, 2018 2nd dog
mikespooner 27 May, 2018 Lead O/S
with Caitlin
with Caitlin
georgenvk 22 May, 2018 2nd O/S
with Alistair Bell
with Alistair Bell
Somerset swede basher 9 Jul, 2017 Solo O/S
slab_happy 23 May, 2017 2nd
with Droyd
with Droyd
Droyd 23 May, 2017 Lead O/S
Hidden 13 Aug, 2016 2nd O/S
sjbrook 20 Aug, 2015 2nd RP Dogged to death on Lead before DNF, then climbed on second with my knees. Bit slippy and quite physical. Not the best return to trad!
with PCC
Dogged to death on Lead before DNF, then climbed on second with my knees. Bit slippy and quite physical. Not the best return to trad!
with PCC
birthers 16 May, 2015 2nd
caroline256 16 May, 2015 Lead O/S
Budge 24 Apr, 2015 Lead O/S
with Ade
with Ade
Chris Oldfield 8 Mar, 2015 Lead dog Getting pretty wet by this point. Was told it was only a severe. Several stops to dry the rock and my shoes to try and get some purchase. Had my first bit of gear pop out, whoops.
with James Buckley
Getting pretty wet by this point. Was told it was only a severe. Several stops to dry the rock and my shoes to try and get some purchase. Had my first bit of gear pop out, whoops.
with James Buckley
SR1970 17 May, 2014 Lead
thrutch 17 May, 2014 2nd O/S
with Sven
with Sven
Hidden 1 Sep, 2013 Lead dog
Simon Caldwell 1 Sep, 2013 2nd O/S Didn't find the start too bad (I could reach the good holds), but the finishing cracks seemed hard and sustained 4b. Maybe I missed something. Felt like top end HS 4b, certainly not S 4b as in the guidebook.
with Lemming
Didn't find the start too bad (I could reach the good holds), but the finishing cracks seemed hard and sustained 4b. Maybe I missed something. Felt like top end HS 4b, certainly not S 4b as in the guidebook.
with Lemming
Hidden 9 Jul, 2013 2nd
Hidden 12 Jun, 2013 Lead O/S
Hidden 27 May, 2013 2nd O/S
Hidden 4 May, 2013 Lead O/S
Graeme Hammond 25 Apr, 2013 Solo rpt
Hidden 30 Sep, 2012 2nd
pebbles 26 May, 2012 2nd good value
with alastair, dyno-sore
good value
with alastair, dyno-sore
Hidden 25 May, 2012 2nd
Harri777 12 May, 2012 Lead Massively dogged. Gets HS 4b in Eastern Grit, and is good value even at that.
Massively dogged. Gets HS 4b in Eastern Grit, and is good value even at that.
NB Pixel 12 May, 2012 2nd O/S Nice moves from under the overhang :-) Definitely HS though!
Nice moves from under the overhang :-) Definitely HS though!
Hidden ?May, 2012 Lead O/S
jon_gill1 28 Jul, 2011 Lead O/S
with Chris Haynes
with Chris Haynes
dbarmbs 6 Jun, 2011 Lead O/S Hard for the grade, poss HS 4b? good to finish it in one.
with Duncan Beard
Hard for the grade, poss HS 4b? good to finish it in one.
with Duncan Beard
Dibdawg 27 May, 2011 Solo O/S
Wil Treasure 30 Apr, 2011 2nd
with Gareth
with Gareth
Hidden 30 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 25 Apr, 2011 Solo O/S
lozowen 29 Mar, 2011 Solo
Hidden 27 Mar, 2011 Lead O/S
flick ??, 2011 -
nick ferro 13 Nov, 2010 -
andrea83 19 Jul, 2010 Lead O/S HS in rockfax-I'd give it that. Good route.
with Saffra
HS in rockfax-I'd give it that. Good route.
with Saffra
Si dH 3 Jul, 2010 2nd O/S
with Gary, Olly
with Gary, Olly
Hidden 3 Jul, 2010 2nd O/S
mol 25 Apr, 2010 Lead
Jesse Dufton 25 Apr, 2010 2nd
with mol
with mol
Creep_pea 10 Apr, 2010 2nd O/S
with Tom
with Tom
Hidden 4 Apr, 2010 2nd
stewieatb 4 Apr, 2010 Lead O/S
Ken Taylor ??, 2010 -
AJ007 28 Sep, 2009 Solo
Graeme Hammond 19 Apr, 2009 Lead O/S
with Patrick Daniel
with Patrick Daniel
jcurley 27 Mar, 2009 Lead O/S
with FedUp
with FedUp
Hidden 8 Jun, 2008 Lead O/S
Hidden 18 May, 2008 Lead
barrylong 15 May, 2008 Lead O/S Looked well mossy, but had surprisingly good holds in the right places, a good, steep finish, and overall very satisfying.
with Phil from Peak CC
Looked well mossy, but had surprisingly good holds in the right places, a good, steep finish, and overall very satisfying.
with Phil from Peak CC
007 big d 21 Apr, 2007 2nd
with mark
with mark
markhilton 21 Apr, 2007 Lead O/S
MNA123 ??, 2007 Lead
Hidden 8 Aug, 2006 Lead O/S
Hidden 28 Aug, 2005 Lead
DerwentDiluted 25 Apr, 2005 Lead
with Nicola Pettit
with Nicola Pettit
nickdonohue 21 Jun, 2003 2nd
with Jim Barradale, Kath Donohue
with Jim Barradale, Kath Donohue
Phil West 20 Apr, 2003 2nd
with Chris Tan & Wingnut
with Chris Tan & Wingnut
Chalky Cat ??, 2003 2nd O/S
Peakology ??, 2003 Lead O/S
Chris the Tall ?Sep, 2000 Solo O/S
five ?Jul, 2000 Lead O/S
RobSimmo ??, 2000 2nd
kato'sdad ??, 2000 Lead
rocktigger ??, 2000 Lead O/S
with Clare
with Clare
Roget 22 Nov, 1998 Solo rpt
Mick King 22 Aug, 1998 Solo O/S
BruceW ??, 1997 Lead O/S
Hidden 16 Sep, 1990 Solo
Hidden 17 Jun, 1990 Lead
Roget ??, 1989 Lead O/S
with jim
with jim
BigHairyIan 28 Mar, 1988 2nd O/S
with Tufty (Stewart Moffat)
with Tufty (Stewart Moffat)
Tom V ??, 1987 -
Dave Musgrove 13 Apr, 1986 -
with Kim Greenald
with Kim Greenald
charlesmfrench 9 Jul, 1985 Solo O/S
rogerskews 23 Jun, 1985 Lead
with Jane Holmes
with Jane Holmes
steveb2006 5 May, 1983 Solo Initially did the route via Princess Crack start but then went back and did the overhanging start.
Initially did the route via Princess Crack start but then went back and did the overhanging start.
Rob Davies ?Aug, 1982 Lead
with Tony Welsh
with Tony Welsh
babymoac 30 Jan, 1982 -
with MTW & Paul R
with MTW & Paul R
babymoac 30 Jan, 1982 -
Brian Wilderspin 15 Jul, 1981 Solo O/S
DonnyDave 20 Jun, 1981 2nd
with Richard Tuting, Simon ????
with Richard Tuting, Simon ????
malc ??, 1981 Lead
andy tetsill ?Sep, 1980 Lead
with Rob Kevan
with Rob Kevan
Hidden 20 Jun, 1980 Solo
Nigel Bond 31 May, 1977 Lead
with Tony Cuddy
with Tony Cuddy
Hidden 8 Jan, 1977 Lead
RichardMc 16 Nov, 1975 Lead
with Unknown
with Unknown
Gordon Stainforth 31 Aug, 1975 Lead
with Nick Gregory
with Nick Gregory
Andy Say ??, 1973 Lead
mikej 1 Jun, 1971 Solo
with Wil Hurford
with Wil Hurford
tutbury ?Aug, 1969 Solo
mikej 8 Jun, 1969 Solo
with Alan Booth, Mike Browne
with Alan Booth, Mike Browne
mikej 31 May, 1969 Solo
with E C/W
with E C/W
mikej 2 Jul, 1967 Solo
with Nigel Sumner
with Nigel Sumner
mikej 16 Jul, 1966 2nd
with Keith Gregson
with Keith Gregson
mikej 9 Jul, 1966 Lead
with Ted Markham, Nigel Sumner
with Ted Markham, Nigel Sumner
mikej 23 Apr, 1966 Solo
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 TR
with Ted Markham
with Ted Markham
mikej 5 Jan, 1965 2nd dnf
with Barrie Dixon
with Barrie Dixon
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Low HS
High S
Mid S
Low S
Votes cast 22
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Mid 4b
Low 4b
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Style of Ascent
Lead
Followed
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