Rockfax Description
Climb direct to reach pockets in the wall left of Hovis. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
Using only the pockets on the front of the buttress, trending rightwards into the grove to join Hovis Direct.

Peter Reynolds 12/Dec/17 Sent x
Hidden 03/Nov/17 Sent x
Hidden 21/Jan/17 Sent
JamesTurnbull97 05/Jan/17 Sent x

Have tried this on numerous visits and never been able to manage it. Just clicked 1st go today

with Flo
pie_eater_pete 02/Jan/17 -
Hidden 26/Nov/16 Sent
Andrew Jennings 22/Oct/16 Sent
with James Renardson
Hidden 12/Mar/16 Sent x
Lloyders 04/Nov/15 Sent
samrad 04/May/15 Solo G/U

felt really greasy at the start and I came off a couple of times. my left hand actually greased off when I went for the crimps but I managed to hold it. felt quite insecure for a few moves after the crimps.

bfreeman 07/Mar/15 Sent β
with Tim Stubley, Greg Courtney
Kevster 21/Feb/15 Sent dnf

Failure on the last hold.

Compo 21/Feb/15 Sent x
nathanlee 21/Feb/15 Sent x
with Bob, Laura Smitton, Duncan Campbell
markalmack 08/Feb/15 Sent x
with helen boothman, lauren, tozzle, andy lole, chris todd, Dave morse
robertmctague 02/Dec/14 Sent
Dave Turnbull 14/Nov/14 Sent rpt
ferdia 04/Oct/14 Sent x
robman 24/Apr/14 Sent x
soph 01/Mar/14 Sent dnf
with Clare Jane carter, Lindy Smith
highrepute 16/Feb/14 Sent
Bill Lawrence 30/Nov/13 Sent dnf

Would love to come back and finish this, found it hard to reach the side-pull crimp

with Will Hunt, dave warburton
Will Hunt 30/Nov/13 Sent O/S
with Billy Lawrence, Dave Warburton
loonyclimber 23/Nov/13 Sent O/S

Great moves.

with Woody & Kate
chinkus303 01/Apr/13 Sent dnf

tricky little fucker reaching for last hold will finish

GPN 02/Dec/12 Sent
with Annette
WB 18/Nov/12 Sent x

after about a million goes! Tricky...

Mr Sparkle 11/Nov/12 Sent dnf
julesmckim 11/Nov/12 Sent x
Mike_Hayes 11/Nov/12 Sent
Ian Broome 27/Oct/12 Sent O/S


with barry
NDD 20/Oct/12 Sent β
Hidden 02/Jan/11 Sent x
Hidden 14/Feb/10 Sent
Hidden 01/Jan/10 -
Hidden 03/Jan/09 Sent dnf
Chazz 25/Mar/08 Sent x
Rob1988 ?/Feb/08 Sent β
with Willl Wilson
joe larner 27/Jan/08 Sent x

V5. good problem. 4th go.

Hidden ??/2008 Sent x
Ram MkiV 26/Feb/07 Sent

up pockets, technical and powerful - V5

with Al
Paul Clarke ??/2000 Lead
whispering nic ??/2000 -
pete johnson ??/1989 Solo
Nic Robinson ??/1982 -
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High f7A
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High f6C
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High f6B+
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Votes cast 4
Style of ascent
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Flashed (β)
Ground Up
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