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The pilliar on the left-hand side of the orange rock scar leads to a groove and a tough finale. © Rockfax

FA. Gary Gibson 2001

crossleysm 12/Nov/17 Lead O/S
with Aiden Morris
the power 03/Nov/17 -
with rob
robert-hutton 09/Oct/17 -
d_e_ambrose 08/Oct/17 TR dog
bryan61 05/Oct/17 Lead rpt
with kevin
Tomas P 02/Sep/17 Lead O/S
with Aelita
Hidden 02/Sep/17 Lead O/S
mikeyjbs 27/Aug/17 Lead O/S
with Idoia
Rob Kelly 10/Aug/17 Lead O/S
jshields 09/Aug/17 Lead
with Paul Tretheway
Daly3174 13/May/17 Lead dog
with Charlie stancliffe
Cowflinger 13/May/17 Lead O/S
Charlie Staincliffe 13/May/17 Lead G/U
Marl 10/May/17 TR β

Warm up for training on next 2 routes. Good route all the same

adi bryant 29/Apr/17 Lead β


Rachel Hoyland 29/Apr/17 Lead O/S

Day 1 of 3

abrooks 09/Apr/17 Lead dog

couldn't do the last move, pull up on QDs!

GLO 09/Apr/17 Lead rpt
abrooks 09/Apr/17 Lead dog
GLO 02/Apr/17 Lead O/S
eb202 19/Feb/17 Lead dog

Tricky last move; down climbed a few times before going for it, got stood up and ended up grabbing the chains.

g1m147 05/Feb/17 Lead
with Mick.
Hidden 08/Jan/17 Lead
Hidden 06/Oct/16 2nd
bobstones 21/Aug/16 Lead dog

Cheated to get to the top. Still no beta and still feels desperate. Need to pull on the smaller right hand hold first, left knee on the ledge with left hand on the shit hold out left.

with Ed Wigmore, Sophie Gibbens
ChrisBrooke 17/Aug/16 Lead O/S
with Duncan Bell
bobstones 06/Aug/16 Lead dnf

Failed to clip the chains, felt very hard to pull through and couldn't work out any beta.

smudge 27/Jul/16 Lead rpt
with Wes Southall
Palmer 17/Jul/16 Lead dnf

top move felt nails rest is pretty steady

timrooker 17/Jul/16 Lead dnf

Last move is nails, couldn't work it out and had to lower off the bolts to the right of the final runner. Quite unimpressed by the routes here, maybe we're not climbing hard enough on sport to make the most of it.

with Carla
sopaz 17/Jul/16 Lead
with Palmer
CarlaJG 17/Jul/16 2nd
Hidden 03/Jul/16 Lead O/S
cragsman9000 02/Jun/16 Lead O/S
with Neil
bob_cbr 02/Jun/16 Lead
Hidden 28/May/16 2nd
Jan.Hrb 07/May/16 Lead O/S
with Marta
The Grist 30/Apr/16 Lead O/S
PaulTanton 30/Apr/16 Lead O/S
Oscar Popels 10/Apr/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Apr/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Apr/16 Lead dog
Hidden 31/Mar/16 Lead rpt
Constant Solo 19/Mar/16 Lead
Hidden 19/Mar/16 Lead dog
SeanSmith 13/Mar/16 Lead O/S
tom_lewis89 10/Sep/15 Lead dog

Slipped placing last draw. managed to clip it and hang onto the dog bone but will have to redo.

buxtoncoffeelover 10/Sep/15 TR
Pete Wimbush 22/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with Greg Cunningham
the power 18/Aug/15 Lead dog

Pulled on draw

with rob
dr_botnik 18/Aug/15 Lead RP
Graeme Hammond 30/Jul/15 Lead O/S
Chris Murray 25/Jul/15 Lead
DanChad 25/Jul/15 Lead O/S
admackie 22/Jul/15 Lead
dr_botnik 22/Jul/15 Lead dog

Lost confidence on the final crimps. I blamed my sprained thumb, but it was obviously a lack of commitment, no excuses, should have got it first go.

Hidden 15/Jul/15 Lead O/S
monkey_yan 10/Jul/15 Lead dog
with Paige Stromberg
paigels93 10/Jul/15 TR
mrteale 29/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with MrBlond
MrBIond 28/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Jun/15 2nd
bryan61 29/May/15 Lead O/S
with Mr Cess
Marcus B 10/May/15 Lead
Karl Wooffindin 10/May/15 Lead O/S

A one move wonder.

with JG
JCresswell 26/Apr/15 Lead dog
BareBears 26/Apr/15 Lead dog

Last moves pretty difficult for a warm up climb, 6a in our guidebook

with Joe Cresswell
Hidden 08/Apr/15 Lead
Tru 06/Apr/15 Lead O/S
rock_hopp5r ??/2015 Lead
Ben Grounsell ??/2015 Lead O/S
nick ferro 09/Nov/14 Lead rpt
with Oli Birkill
nick ferro 09/Nov/14 Lead
with Oli Birkill
charley 27/Oct/14 Lead O/S

Didn't really rate this one, a romp until the last awkward last move...

with JackD, Kev
Tithe Technique 27/Oct/14 Lead O/S
Jackwd 27/Oct/14 2nd
benlatham07 05/Oct/14 Lead O/S
Tom Gale 21/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Dan
Tom Keaveny 21/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Jacob
chancer 13/Sep/14 Lead dog
oodie72 13/Sep/14 Lead O/S
daveagriff 26/Aug/14 Lead dog
Jack Whiteley 13/Aug/14 Lead O/S
TimG 13/Aug/14 Lead β
with Jack
leon 15/Jul/14 Lead O/S
fabricio 15/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with leon
Hidden 13/Jul/14 Lead dnf
jordan taylor 13/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Batt 29/Apr/14 Lead dog

Easy, just too knackered!

with Jon Hall
Jonathan Hall 29/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Leo Woodhead 01/Mar/14 Lead dog

This was the first outdoor route of the year. Fluffed the finishing move and fell. Took a while to work it out but got it in the end. Tricky to read.

alias dave 29/Sep/13 Lead O/S
ian2707 28/Sep/13 TR
with Kyle
andybirtwistle 27/Sep/13 Lead
sbattams 14/Sep/13 TR
rich_hw 05/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with James
Hidden 05/Sep/13 Lead
Hidden 10/Aug/13 Lead O/S
DaveMo 03/Aug/13 Lead
with Ben Prince, Simon Woodcock
BJP001 03/Aug/13 2nd
Cake 21/Jul/13 Lead O/S
ashtond6 20/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Jul/13 Lead O/S
sbattams 27/May/13 TR
Sarah Davies 27/May/13 TR
Rosyk 28/Apr/13 2nd dog
Kirill 28/Apr/13 Lead dog
cem 28/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Jay-Ast 28/Apr/13 Lead O/S

easy climbing up to a hard finish..

with mick, Rosyk
Lazytraveller 14/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Apr/13 Lead O/S
sbattams 07/Apr/13 TR
Sarah Davies 07/Apr/13 TR
g1m147 17/Feb/13 Lead
with Mick.
alias dave ??/2013 Lead rpt

Dan was a let down, had to re-climb to strip gear.

Nick Sherring 16/Dec/12 Lead dog

not too bad til the last moves to the belay which seemed very hard for the grade, i think this was the one i ended up doing some kind of lateral mono - tough!

with Lorna, Max Lowry
oread 13/Oct/12 Lead O/S
jacob_anderson 29/Sep/12 Lead RP

clips preplaced

with David Rogers
goodboy 28/Jul/12 Lead O/S

hard last move to lower off

Dizz 15/Jul/12 Lead
with Andy I
andyjirvin 15/Jul/12 -

Ok route but quite a hard finish. Some nice climbing,not bad overall.

Compo 15/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Hannah
biobuild 01/Jul/12 Lead dnf

very tuff finish 3/4 moves away from finish

with tuck
danieltuck 01/Jul/12 2nd dog
with Shep
jshields 27/Jun/12 Lead
Hidden 10/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/May/12 Lead dnf
Laurence Cowton 27/Feb/12 Lead dog
with Vince
Drew M 26/Feb/12 Lead
lozowen 01/Sep/11 Lead
with Sally Owen
pr1984 02/Jun/11 Lead O/S

Great climb with some lovely technical moves, and a brilliant finale.

with Mitch
DerwentDiluted 07/May/11 Lead
Hidden 10/Apr/11 Lead RP
payeo20 07/Mar/11 Lead
Hidden 08/Feb/11 Lead
bigdrew 11/Dec/10 Lead O/S
with Si
Si dH 11/Dec/10 Lead dog

Messed up the last move and rested. Not a great warmup. Cruxy.

with Andy
Hidden 29/Aug/10 2nd
al99 29/Aug/10 Lead O/S
R8JimBob88 24/Jul/10 Lead dog

That finish! Average route, nothing brilliant. An awkward mantle onto a shelf half way and an absolute stopper of a finish! Well bolted before the crux and a good rest before the hard move. Went up and tried a few sequences and downclimbed to the rest. Had one rest on the rope (no idea why as I should have just down climbed again!) and then commited to some painful finger jamming to make the loweroff!

with Laura
N-Missin 10/Jul/10 Lead dnf
tebs 08/Jul/10 Lead O/S

warm up. decent pump achieved working out the top move.

with Luke
koalapie 04/Jul/10 Lead RP
smudge 01/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with John St Leger
Rik Dawes 15/Jun/10 Lead O/S
migs493 12/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Justinho 31/May/10 Lead dog

Lovely route with a Knee-knocker of a finish.

Hidden 31/May/10 2nd dog
Chris the Tall 27/May/10 Lead dog

Very easy until the last stopper move

with Jamie V
jamiev 27/May/10 Lead β
natalie28 28/Apr/10 2nd
with Rik
padski ?/Apr/10 -
simeclimb68 16/Mar/10 Lead O/S
with Tom Jewel
lrandall 03/Jan/10 Lead

Can't call it an onsight in good conscious as the wall between the last bolt and lower-off was covered in ice and snow, so had to pendulum-swing over to the lower-off to the right. A nice route though

nickcanute ??/2010 Lead
Hidden 26/Sep/09 Lead
Duck Egg ?/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with Jon Stewart
Hidden 30/Jun/09 Lead
hervenuttall ?/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Doug
Somerset swede basher 26/May/09 Lead O/S
with Katharine, George and J-Lo
scottski 29/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with D. Marriot
aspyrex 21/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with dave_middelton
dave_middleton 21/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Marek
markfairbank 22/Feb/09 Lead
with Harry Middleton, Ray Sharples
Hidden 19/Feb/09 -
Paul Robertson 18/Oct/08 Lead O/S
with Paul Dearden
Bluekowari 14/Sep/08 Lead
with MT
Hidden 23/Aug/08 Lead
nige pacer 27/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Sep/06 Lead
dicky79 ?/Oct/05 Lead dog
with Mike Bottomley
Adam Potter 31/Jul/05 2nd
Joe Costello ?/Jul/05 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/04 Lead O/S
Mark A Humphries 26/Sep/03 Lead β
with Jim
steepstuff ??/2001 Lead O/S
with Gary
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