Rockfax Description
Superb. Consider placing a runner in the start of the regular route to avoid a massive pendulum if you muff the crux moves. Follow the diagonal crack, as for Nutcracker, out to a poor rest. Then climb a shallow groove and the crack that runs back to the right to reach the pumpy crux of Fern Hill. Follow this to the top. The start is 6a for the short. © Rockfax

FA. Ron Fawcett 1976

Ticklists: The best the UK has to offer for beasts (apart from the lakes cos its always wet).

Rich Kirby 06/Oct/12 Lead O/S


with Manbeast
Tony Walker 05/Sep/12 Lead RP

Hard jump/pop to start if you are shortish!

Dirk Uhlig 04/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Boy 01/Sep/11 -
with Tom Randall
Hidden 14/Jun/09 2nd dog
dan gibson 14/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with michael porter
DavidEvans 15/Apr/09 Lead dnf

Fell off three times on lead. Seconded first go. Put foot up before reaching up with hands!

with Jules Vulliamy
willackers 06/Nov/07 2nd β
with Tom Mills, Dan Walker
Hidden 06/Oct/07 Lead O/S
Toby Dunn 25/Mar/07 Lead O/S
with JulesV
dominic lee 01/May/04 Lead rpt
with daniel lee
tuftynick ??/2004 Lead
Hidden 15/Feb/98 Lead rpt
Roget 14/May/97 Lead O/S
with baccy
Hidden 04/Jun/95 Lead O/S
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