Rockfax Description
A technical start and a finish that feels bolder than it is. There is also a finish to the right, which is harder, but less bold. © Rockfax

FA. Ian French, Mark Pretty

greenclimb 12/Nov Lead RP
Hidden 03/Nov TR dnf
Hidden 02/Nov TR
Tomas P 23/Sep Lead RP
with Aelita
Dom Taylor 20/Sep Lead RP

2nd go.

with James 1
Hidden 20/Sep TR dog
morganator 15/Aug Lead O/S
Urban5teve 13/Aug Lead RP
Hidden 18/Jul 2nd dog
Luke Dawson 30/May Lead O/S
Theo Moore - UKC and UKH 11/May Lead O/S
scotty88 10/Apr Lead RP
Hidden 18/Dec/16 Lead O/S
Dan Jenkin 30/Oct/16 Lead RP
with Rebecca Partridge
cragsman9000 22/Sep/16 Lead O/S

First 7a onsight!

with Neil
AdamBrown 10/Sep/16 Lead RP

Felt fine. Lovely

F.Wish 07/Aug/16 Lead RP
masonwoods101 17/Jul/16 Lead β
with The dogs, danjimwill
Hidden 25/Jun/16 Lead RP
bpclarke 22/Jun/16 TR dnf
Hidden 09/Jun/16 Lead dog
Hidden 27/May/16 TR
Kipper-Phil Smith 10/May/16 TR
with Mick
James Oakes 06/May/16 Lead RP

Finally. Fell off the last move several times a few years ago. Felt easy today.

David Sherratt 09/Sep/15 Lead RP
Neal Jobling 30/Jul/15 Lead dog
Stroppy 25/Jul/15 Lead dnf
with Jake Young
Jack Delaney 03/Jul/15 Lead RP
with Emily Barnett
MrBIond 28/Jun/15 Lead RP
mrteale 24/Jun/15 Lead RP
with MrBlond
Nickc ?/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Simon lee
Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing 17/Feb/15 Lead O/S
Chris Wright 26/Oct/14 Lead rpt
MischaHY 13/Sep/14 Lead RP

Second go, after dropping the top moves on the onsight. Pleasantly powerful moves through the first three bolts are the best of this route, the top half is easier but less obvious. Would be high in the grade were it not split by such easy climbing.

dannyboy83 26/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Shane Donnelly
stp 18/Jul/14 Lead RP

Second bolt is hard to clip and should really be placed a bit lower. After faffing there and then grabbing the draw I ended up just missing it out on lead and clipping it from the jugs above. Top bit is not too hard when you know where to go but the easiest way is not at all obvious. Like other routes on this wall finding the holds is often the hardest thing about them. An OK route, more like one star than two though.

with Julie
drcorbasisgod ?/Apr/14 Lead rpt
with Marc Weisner
MartinPL 11/Jan/14 Lead rpt

done in about 2 degrees in 11th of january, repeated ascent

Hidden 18/Aug/13 Lead RP
Hidden 28/Sep/12 Lead dnf
chiverstom 22/Sep/12 Lead dnf
henry peter jenkins 17/Sep/12 Lead RP

this was a really nice climb with a tricky start and finish. really good moves. got on 2nd attempt.

with david proctor, paul jones
dprctr 17/Sep/12 Lead dnf

Nails, tried easier 7b+s, not that Im an expert.

Nick Allen 18/Aug/12 Lead RP

Great climbing, look out for cheky crimp above 2nd bolt

morganator 07/Aug/12 2nd
soph 07/Aug/12 Lead β
Mick r 26/Jul/12 Lead dog

1st crux went fairly easily. worked top crux for a while but still not sure I got the right sequence

with Miles, Olli
Gambit 19/Jun/12 Lead RP

Great low crux sequence, easy middle section and a hidden hold on the top crux. found it of benifit to put two opposing quickdraws on the top bolt (made the top crux calmer)

with Barney
Dandan82 20/May/12 Lead O/S
drcorbasisgod 16/Oct/11 Lead dog

Must come back and do this clean

Hidden 13/Aug/11 Lead β
Hidden 15/May/11 Lead dog
jelaby 10/Apr/11 Lead dnf

Too hot and too hard for me. Was pretty pleased to be able to clip the first bolt (it's a long way up, and not an easy reach for the short). Not so pleased when I had to get the 'draws back, though.

Hidden 09/Apr/11 Lead dog
Hidden 17/Feb/11 Lead rpt
Hidden ?/Feb/11 Lead β
uphillnow ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 Lead dog
Hidden 11/Dec/10 Lead RP
Rob Grant 18/Jul/10 Lead
Andrew Barker 09/Jul/10 Lead O/S

A good tough route, just a pity the two hard sections are split by much easier climbing.

with Chunk
jamesgodwin64 21/Jun/10 TR dnf
Leeds 20/Jun/10 Lead RP

felt more like 7a+

smudge 07/Jun/10 Lead RP
jamiev 20/May/10 Lead dnf

it all went wrong near the top, just couldn't do / figure out the sketchy moves above last bolt. great route though and it was v hot

Somerset swede basher 09/May/10 Lead O/S
with Andy and Eric
Hidden ?/May/10 Lead
Hidden ?/Apr/10 Lead RP
Hidden 08/Sep/09 Lead dog
sadams 13/Aug/09 Lead
with Eric Hildrew
Hidden 23/Apr/09 Lead dnf
ASchwirtz 29/Mar/09 Lead RP
with Misha
Hidden 07/Mar/09 Lead O/S
sasmojo 07/Mar/09 Lead dnf

Completely shut down for a while, then finally made it to the last very difficult move near the top and failed.

with Mark G
robal ??/2009 Lead O/S
Ian Broome 04/Jul/08 Lead dog

hard for 7a, bottom felt like proper English 6b. Top stupidly run out. Not 2*'s!

Hidden ??/2008 -
Mick B 23/Jun/07 Lead RP
with Steve Pritchard
Andrew Sloan 20/May/07 TR dog
Whitt 06/Apr/07 TR dnf
with (Shunted)
skygodley 16/Jun/06 Lead RP
with SarahM
ukb & bmc shark 23/Jan/05 Lead rpt
with John Codling
Hidden ?/Sep/02 TR O/S
Hidden 17/Aug/02 Lead RP
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 03/Aug/02 Lead O/S
with Arnaud Leclerc
steepstuff ??/2001 Lead O/S
with Gary
Paul Clarke ??/2000 Lead
with Duncan Drake
Andy Edgar ??/1999 Lead O/S
with Hugh Woodland
Hidden 17/Aug/93 TR
Roget 08/Aug/93 Lead O/S
with colin
Steve Crowe 26/Sep/92 Lead O/S
with KM
whispering nic ?/Sep/91 -
with slow hand nick
Stoney Boy 28/Aug/91 Lead RP
with Andy Chambers, Colin Hughes
Andy Chambers 28/Aug/91 2nd
Hidden 08/May/91 Lead rpt
Billg ?/Jul/90 Lead O/S
with Jon Barton
Hidden 13/Jul/89 Lead O/S
ukb & bmc shark ?/Feb/89 Lead
jon 27/Jun/87 Lead
with H
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