Rockfax Description
The battered crack above the right-hand edge of the cave entrance is harder than it looks, and slippery too. © Rockfax

FA. J.Atkinson 1963. Previously aided.

mattlyons 14/Sep 2nd O/S
with Josh Willson
robdogg 27/Aug Lead O/S
The Reaper 22/Aug TR rpt

Shunt. Got it sussed now.

The Reaper 03/Aug Lead dog

Flash pump from hanging on too long working out the last sequence. Should have just got on with it. Easy when I did it.

Just_Waltr 16/Jun Lead O/S
T.ellwood-14 15/Jun Lead O/S
James Oakes 14/Jun Solo O/S
Elliot King LC&CC 11/Jun Lead β

Super polish and tough move at top someone shout as I missed it! I.e. Beta!

with Daniel
philhilo 21/May 2nd rpt
with mark hodson, ian wyatt
Hidden ?/May Lead
Hidden 11/Mar Lead
Chris Wright 11/Mar Lead rpt
with Dave Sarkar
James Thacker ??/2017 -
Chris Wright 04/Dec/16 Lead rpt
lanky 16/Oct/16 Lead dog
with Rich
Brannock 25/Sep/16 2nd
melv 10/Sep/16 Lead O/S
with Fi
BigTone 24/Aug/16 2nd
Dan Hostford 06/Aug/16 Lead rpt
with Martyn Long, Mike Vallely
scottcoates 24/Jul/16 Lead O/S
with Chris
Hidden 17/May/16 Lead
Matt Shepherd 17/May/16 2nd
climber34neil 17/May/16 Lead O/S

With pete

Ardo 13/May/16 Lead β

Supersport on Geoff's gear.

with Geoff
Hidden 11/May/16 Lead dnf
charleybaby5287 23/Apr/16 2nd
robgixer 23/Apr/16 Lead O/S
with Charley
Hidden 17/Apr/16 Lead O/S
Radical-G 22/Mar/16 Lead RP
Hidden 26/Sep/15 Lead G/U
Cake 26/Sep/15 Lead O/S

I found it hard work, but mid E1 might be right. Typical Stoney

with Matt
RM199 09/Sep/15 Lead G/U
Hidden 29/Aug/15 Lead O/S
Phillhop 25/Aug/15 Lead RP
James 1 25/Aug/15 Lead O/S

Good, if shiny and polished. Fun top section.

Graeme Hammond 22/Aug/15 Lead O/S
eduardo 08/Aug/15 Lead O/S

Seemed fairly straightforward for E1

with Ian W
OliverRoss 21/Jul/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Jul/15 Lead O/S
Angus Taylor 21/Jul/15 2nd O/S
JasonK 10/Jul/15 2nd
with Rich
rich_hw 09/Jul/15 Lead O/S
Dan Hostford 04/Jul/15 Lead O/S
B.D.Shah 04/Jul/15 2nd rpt

musch easier this time, Should be a good lead when I get round to it

Hidden 04/Jul/15 2nd
HannahGo 28/Jun/15 2nd O/S
with Jared Kitchen
williap 27/Jun/15 Lead
with Jonny
Dan Hostford 27/Jun/15 2nd O/S
oread 21/Jun/15 Lead O/S
B.D.Shah 21/Jun/15 2nd dog
CharlieMack 15/Jun/15 Lead O/S

Not sure whether I was having a low gravity day, but felt like a path...

with Joe Salter
Jono_LS16 30/May/15 Lead O/S
Somerset swede basher 13/May/15 Lead O/S
with Andy Nicholson
bigdrew 26/Apr/15 2nd rpt
with Dunc Frish, Ian Milward
Canyak ??/2015 -
Stoney Boy 24/Aug/14 Lead β

Easier than Mani - Never E2

with Colin Hughes
BFG 17/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Hazel Watchorn
Hardcore Pat 02/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Denny, Chris Vanderz
steveg 15/Jun/14 2nd
with Pete
eel 15/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Jun/14 Lead dog
JPGR ?/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Yvette
dr_botnik 21/Mar/14 Lead dog

dunt look that hard

with Andy
Andy Peak 1 21/Mar/14 2nd

in trainers

eel 02/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Dan Hostford 02/Mar/14 2nd O/S
with Eve Lancashire
shouter 21/Jul/13 Lead
Hidden 30/Jun/13 Lead
samt 25/Jun/13 Solo
dohart 14/Jun/13 2nd
with zippy
john lynch 26/May/13 2nd O/S
with anna, Ed Austin
Bullybones 15/Apr/13 TR
with Nell
Andrew Sloan 18/Nov/12 Lead dnf

Started once sun was off the bay. Got 10ft up but far too cold and polished so called it a day.

with Tony Holdsworth
Hidden 05/Sep/12 Lead O/S
belay bunny turned bad 05/Sep/12 2nd
with loundsy
Ian Broome 19/Aug/12 2nd β

Inbetween showers.

petellis 19/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with Broomy
mrginna 10/Aug/12 Lead dog
with Neil, Ben Pinches
Karl Wooffindin 05/Aug/12 Lead O/S

guidebook description lived upto expectations!

with Ollie Hemstock
robin_hackney 28/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Si
Hidden 28/Jul/12 2nd O/S
Whealiebob 11/Jul/12 Lead O/S

Nice route! Good, technical and well protected climbing. Definitely not E2 though

with Terry
Milne 11/Jul/12 2nd O/S


with Dave
nai 05/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Andrew
Hidden 30/Jun/12 Lead dog
deacondeacon 10/Jun/12 Lead

Clean lead although had seconded it a couple of months ago.

James Oswald 10/Jun/12 2nd O/S

Pumpy, a solid lead from duncan

with Duncan
gillywillyhoo 22/May/12 2nd dog

Thought i was climbing a VS, not ashamed of dogging it now.

Morwood 22/May/12 Lead dog

Oops, wrong route!

aretherenoneleft 21/May/12 Lead O/S
simonp ?/May/12 Lead O/S
with Annelies Sarrazyn
jamiev 14/Apr/12 Lead β

Lead clean w/ beta on Sean's gear after he'd lowered.

with Sean Lynch
Si dH 07/Apr/12 Lead O/S

Straightforward, seemed fairly soft E1 and that was as a warm-up. Don't know why its in here as E2?? E1 in the rockfax guide.

with Andy
Hidden 18/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Eddie Shelbourne 25/Feb/12 Lead O/S

Nice, bit pumpy but good gear

with Terry harris-ellis
Hidden 22/Oct/11 2nd rpt
philhilo 22/Oct/11 Lead rpt

Struggled to top, still pumped from Mani.

rp318m 20/Aug/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 24/Jul/11 2nd RP
garethb 24/Jul/11 Lead
with cheque
Hidden 19/Jun/11 Lead O/S
J.Wells 19/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Peakphil 17/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Dave Gilling 05/Jun/11 2nd
with Chris Parson
drcorbasisgod 05/Jun/11 2nd O/S
cem 05/Jun/11 Lead O/S

E2!? More like HVS 5b

with Dave Gilling, Chris Parson
thefuturesmiles ?/Jun/11 Lead O/S
bigdrew 09/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with Mark R
galpinos 12/Sep/10 2nd
with Ben
gingerwolf 12/Sep/10 Lead dog

Took huge whipper from near the top, only Rock 4 held and I came within 2m of the floor!! went right instead of left!

Hidden 06/Sep/10 -
Normclimber 10/Aug/10 Lead

Scary top bit.

with Stew Dale
Hidden ?/Aug/10 Lead O/S
rob1 24/Jul/10 Lead O/S

Good route steady climbing

Hidden 28/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Jun/10 Solo O/S
caradoc 15/May/10 Lead O/S

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with john b
Phil Jennings 24/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Anna Jennings, James Moneypenny, Kieran Smith
mark20 21/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Apr/10 Lead
metal arms 13/Mar/10 Lead
TonyF ??/2010 -
Duncan Campbell 31/Oct/09 Lead O/S

cool route, pretty pumpy but not too bad, phil put in a good effort on second and got all me gear out! I was possibly aided by the nap i had! :)

with phil taylor
Hidden 11/Oct/09 Lead RP
masa-alpin 04/Oct/09 2nd β
with Sirion
Hidden 04/Oct/09 2nd O/S
philhilo 04/Oct/09 Lead
tebs 16/Sep/09 Lead O/S

Packs a bit of a punch but if this is E2 i'm Adam Ondra

with Chris
Hidden 18/Aug/09 2nd rpt
Hidden 18/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Jun/09 2nd O/S
LiamDobson 28/Mar/09 2nd dog

Tried the lead, fell and rested several times then went for it on second would have got it clean but had to weight rope to attempt to get a stuck nut out

with GuyVG, Ian
Wood for Trees 28/Mar/09 Lead

wow thought I'd crush this and slipped off top move, quite a big fall and a lesson learned. Anyway, next go pulled ropes and got it clean. Guidebook description spot on. . .and its E1 in there.

with Ian Storey
godusty 22/Mar/09 2nd
Tony Holdsworth 19/Mar/09 2nd rpt
with Guido
Hidden 19/Mar/09 -
lowersharpnose 11/Mar/09 Lead

A bit damp, so felt like I had to hold on tight. Never E2.

with PeakDJ
Hidden 11/Mar/09 Lead rpt
Hidden 07/Mar/09 2nd
ian storey ??/2009 Lead
with guy van greuning
Hidden 07/Aug/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Apr/08 2nd
Al Evans ??/2008 -
Hidden 13/Oct/07 TR O/S
Hidden 13/Oct/07 TR
Hidden 30/Sep/07 Lead β
Mr Powly 02/May/07 Lead dog
tom.e 02/May/07 Lead O/S

on tom's gear

Rjukan 02/May/07 Lead O/S
with Pete
Andrew Sloan 28/Jan/07 2nd
Martin Haworth ?/Jan/07 Lead
with Andy
Hidden 09/Jul/06 Lead
willackers ??/2006 Lead O/S

repeating my dads route

with J.Bickerstaff
Dave Mason ?/May/05 Lead O/S
with Trev Tatler
Hidden 23/Jul/04 Lead O/S
robin heath 05/Jun/04 Lead O/S
with Carl Riley
FrankW 09/May/04 Lead O/S
with Jane T
lukea 08/May/04 Lead O/S
with shannon
Mark Davies PK ?/Aug/03 2nd O/S
with ???????????????
Hidden 08/Dec/01 Lead O/S
Brown 19/Jul/01 Lead O/S
skygodley 12/Jul/01 Lead O/S
with Bunny
Hidden 20/Jun/01 Lead
Phill Mitch ??/2001 Lead O/S
with steve winter
Hidden 04/Mar/00 Lead O/S
marcoleptic ??/2000 Lead
nickcanute ??/2000 Lead O/S
Chris the Tall ?/May/99 TR
with Bill G
Hidden 03/Apr/99 Lead dog
Roget 07/Sep/96 Solo rpt
Hidden 08/May/96 Lead
Hidden 28/Apr/96 Lead RP
John Southworth 15/Jun/94 Solo O/S
Roget 28/Nov/93 Lead O/S
Backinthegame ?/May/93 Lead O/S
with Andrew Hall
Hidden 07/Apr/91 Solo rpt
craig d ??/1991 Solo rpt
samt 08/Jul/90 TR
with Scott Willoughby
chrisrogers ?/Jul/90 2nd O/S
with Chris J
Neil R 21/Apr/90 Lead
with Howard
Neil R 28/Mar/90 2nd
with Richard W
malc 19/Feb/89 2nd dog
Rob Davies ?/Feb/89 2nd
rob.grafton ??/1989 AltLd
with barry maybank
goi.ashmore 01/Jun/88 Lead O/S
with Dave Forster
Hidden 30/Mar/88 Solo O/S
surfbish ?/Feb/88 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/1988 -
Hidden ??/1987 Solo
Hidden 19/Oct/86 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Jan/86 Lead O/S
Stoney Boy ??/1986 Lead O/S
sadams 18/May/85 Solo
ukb & bmc shark 06/Apr/85 Lead O/S
with Howard
Hidden 24/Feb/85 TR
Hidden ??/1985 2nd
Ian Clare ??/1984 -
Ian Clare ??/1984 -
Mark Kemball 12/Apr/83 Lead
with Dave Kenyon
charlesmfrench 26/Mar/83 2nd O/S
Hidden 29/Jan/83 TR
andy gittins ??/1983 -
Gezzer ??/1983 Lead
with Derek Shaw
uphillnow ??/1983 Lead
Hidden 28/Jul/82 Lead
tapley 01/Aug/81 Lead
babymoac ?/May/81 Lead
with MTW
Hidden ?/Apr/81 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Mar/81 Lead
Ghastly Rubberfeet ??/1981 Lead
ewar woowar ??/1981 2nd
Dave Musgrove 20/Sep/80 AltLd
with Kim Greenald
Chris Terrey ?/Jul/80 2nd
with Mike Morrison
Hidden ?/Jun/80 -
Nic Robinson ??/1980 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/1980 -
mitch1960 ??/1980 Lead
jon 24/Nov/79 Lead
with henry
Andy Edgar ??/1978 Lead
Chris Ellis 15/Jun/77 2nd
with Dave Crookes
Nigel Bond 06/Jul/76 Lead
with Andy Brown
petemeads ??/1975 Lead
Andy Say ??/1974 2nd
mikej 09/Apr/72 TR
with E
Martin Bennett 21/May/66 -
with MT, CJE
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