12m.

Rockfax Description
A good hard route. It follows a big 'S' shape up the wall around the small bulge requiring some big pulls on small sharp holds. It eases with height but not by much. © Rockfax

FA. Gary Gibson 1987

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Classic UK F7s, Peak limestone north graded list - sport

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mark s 31 Jul, 2004 Show βeta
βeta: polished as fook,but still a really good route.
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βeta: polished as fook,but still a really good route.
Al Austin 14 Jul, 2004 Show βeta
βeta: I first did this route in 1989. I really wanted it to be 7c, but in my heart of hearts I knew it was really only 7b+, albeit at the top of the list. I did it again yesterday, the first time for 15 years - the holds have changed a little bit and its as polished as a Ferrari gear knob. I love to think its 7c now, but the truth is ......
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βeta: I first did this route in 1989. I really wanted it to be 7c, but in my heart of hearts I knew it was really only 7b+, albeit at the top of the list. I did it again yesterday, the first time for 15 years - the holds have changed a little bit and its as polished as a Ferrari gear knob. I love to think its 7c now, but the truth is ......
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Hidden 8 Sep Lead dog
will6459 16 Jul Lead RP
JayAyBee 6 Jun Lead RP Nice, felt good on the send. Third RP, 7c+?
with eazyclimbing, Dan
Nice, felt good on the send. Third RP, 7c+?
with eazyclimbing, Dan
eazyclimbing 6 Jun Lead RP Clip to clip then first redpoint
with Dan , James b
Clip to clip then first redpoint
with Dan , James b
Nigel White ?? -
Mike W 27 Sep, 2018 Lead RP
Hidden 10 Sep, 2018 Lead dog
shaunhumphreys 12 Jun, 2018 Lead dog loads harder than stone the loach! top section is fine, lower bulge feels desperate!
loads harder than stone the loach! top section is fine, lower bulge feels desperate!
thejunglist 5 Jun, 2018 Lead RP Set off intending to dog the gear in and ended up doing it placing draws as i went, good route.
with Phil Baker, Timmy G
Set off intending to dog the gear in and ended up doing it placing draws as i went, good route.
with Phil Baker, Timmy G
Haydn Jones 19 May, 2018 Lead rpt 7c+ now
7c+ now
Adam24B 16 May, 2018 Lead RP Certainly still climbable although it did feel very tough getting through the boulder problem at the second clip. I suspect this is where a hold may have broken, solid 7c in its current state.
Certainly still climbable although it did feel very tough getting through the boulder problem at the second clip. I suspect this is where a hold may have broken, solid 7c in its current state.
MathewWright1998 10 Sep, 2017 Lead RP Close to onsighting. Low 7c+ in my opinion. Getting over the bulge is friggin hard
Close to onsighting. Low 7c+ in my opinion. Getting over the bulge is friggin hard
AdamBrown 25 Aug, 2017 Lead RP Liked it so much I fell off three times at the same place. Can't image where the lost hold/s was/were, seems to flow perfectly as is
Liked it so much I fell off three times at the same place. Can't image where the lost hold/s was/were, seems to flow perfectly as is
James Oakes 2 Jul, 2017 Lead RP Didn't climb this route before hold breakage but mid 7c still seemed fair to me.
Didn't climb this route before hold breakage but mid 7c still seemed fair to me.
Apharri 13 May, 2017 Lead Felt 7c+. I'm told it has lost various bits over the last year. I'm short 5'6 so didn't lank anything. Felt a grade harder than stone the loach. Quality climbing and I daresay the sequence is better now there is no big jug
Felt 7c+. I'm told it has lost various bits over the last year. I'm short 5'6 so didn't lank anything. Felt a grade harder than stone the loach. Quality climbing and I daresay the sequence is better now there is no big jug
debsb ??, 2017 Lead RP
with Tom Bridgeland
with Tom Bridgeland
Dave Musgrove Jnr 14 Sep, 2016 Lead RP 2nd RP, 1st session. Maybe 7c+. I hear there used to be a better hold!
2nd RP, 1st session. Maybe 7c+. I hear there used to be a better hold!
Adam_42 9 Sep, 2016 Lead dog Unfortunately had the right hand sidepull explode on me. Suspect it will still be climbable, but obviously very much altered.
Unfortunately had the right hand sidepull explode on me. Suspect it will still be climbable, but obviously very much altered.
jujuheath ?Aug, 2016 -
Hidden 28 May, 2016 Lead dog
Hidden 11 May, 2016 Lead RP
Hidden 11 May, 2016 Lead dog
ashtond6 11 May, 2016 Lead dog First try on it got all the moves, picked another PE route urgh!
First try on it got all the moves, picked another PE route urgh!
Hidden 8 May, 2016 Lead dog
Hidden 24 Apr, 2016 Lead RP
Hidden 24 Apr, 2016 Lead dog
Hidden 23 Apr, 2016 Lead dog
Hidden 20 Apr, 2016 Lead dog
Hidden 10 Apr, 2016 TR dog
Nick Sherring 17 Oct, 2015 Lead RP Finally, 7c in the bag! Good old tin of mackerels did the trick yet again.
Finally, 7c in the bag! Good old tin of mackerels did the trick yet again.
Nick Sherring 11 Oct, 2015 Lead dog
MartinPL 10 Oct, 2015 Lead
Hidden 4 Oct, 2015 Lead dog
David Sherratt 19 Sep, 2015 TR
Hidden 19 Sep, 2015 TR dog
belay bunny turned bad 22 Aug, 2015 Lead dog
with Bri
with Bri
Duncan Campbell 15 Aug, 2015 Lead RP Bolt-to-bolted once last year. Dogged once to sort sequences then fucked first RP when I put my foot on the wrong hold going for the pocket at the top. Went fine 2nd RP. the sequence out left is really, really good.
Bolt-to-bolted once last year. Dogged once to sort sequences then fucked first RP when I put my foot on the wrong hold going for the pocket at the top. Went fine 2nd RP. the sequence out left is really, really good.
penny.orr 15 Aug, 2015 Lead RP First 7c! First redpoint of the day, though not my fist session on it. Had quite cold fingers but managed to push on and clip the chains anyway.
First 7c! First redpoint of the day, though not my fist session on it. Had quite cold fingers but managed to push on and clip the chains anyway.
najki_2000 9 Aug, 2015 TR dog Footwork essential. All moves sorted bar one trying to get my feet up. Brilliant sequence on the undercuts. First try of the grade
with Chris Rose
Footwork essential. All moves sorted bar one trying to get my feet up. Brilliant sequence on the undercuts. First try of the grade
with Chris Rose
Sadie ?Aug, 2015 Lead RP Was pleased to get this 3rd go... Feet popped on the crux but managed to muddle through and shrug up into it...
with Penelope
Was pleased to get this 3rd go... Feet popped on the crux but managed to muddle through and shrug up into it...
with Penelope
penny.orr 30 Jul, 2015 Lead dog Great route! One move away from clipping the last bolt, so I'm keen to get back.
Great route! One move away from clipping the last bolt, so I'm keen to get back.
dannyboy83 18 Jul, 2015 Lead RP
Dave Mayes 27 Jun, 2015 Lead RP In a day, 2nd RP, great route. Did not see a vole though.
In a day, 2nd RP, great route. Did not see a vole though.
Hidden 25 Jun, 2015 Lead dnf
Joe Lawson 20 Jun, 2015 Lead RP 1st rp
with tommyp, Serpius the Oracle, Richos Maximus the 3rd, Jim pratt, Sam Lawson
1st rp
with tommyp, Serpius the Oracle, Richos Maximus the 3rd, Jim pratt, Sam Lawson
brices 7 Jun, 2015 Lead dog bit grim
with Tom B, Wendy, Llinos C
bit grim
with Tom B, Wendy, Llinos C
Max Lowry 6 Jun, 2015 Lead RP
with KeriV
with KeriV
Jack.H.92 2 May, 2015 Lead RP
Haydn Jones 28 Apr, 2015 Lead O/S Really pleased to onsight this. Tricky sequences the whole way up!
with nigel leeming
Really pleased to onsight this. Tricky sequences the whole way up!
with nigel leeming
Mike_Hayes 26 Apr, 2015 Lead dog to last bolt on Flash...couldn't RP though...next time when fresh.
to last bolt on Flash...couldn't RP though...next time when fresh.
ben.meakin 26 Apr, 2015 2nd
john lynch 22 Apr, 2015 Lead RP fell on last move then got it 2nd RP. Good n fingery!
with Lewis Andrew
fell on last move then got it 2nd RP. Good n fingery!
with Lewis Andrew
Luke Dawson 16 Apr, 2015 Lead O/S
Neil Amos ??, 2015 -
kristian 1 Nov, 2014 Lead RP Good
Good
MartinPL 14 Sep, 2014 Lead dog
Matt Broadhurst 31 Aug, 2014 Lead RP 2nd 7c, smashing route that covers good ground and great moves/holds, 3rd go to
with Paul, Amy H, Pete M
2nd 7c, smashing route that covers good ground and great moves/holds, 3rd go to
with Paul, Amy H, Pete M
Harriet Rebecca Hall 23 Aug, 2014 Lead RP Tried this climb a month ago in 3 parts and couldn't link it, some long moves in between technical sections. Really pleased to link it today. Technical limestone wall with really cool moves, so one of my favourites.
Tried this climb a month ago in 3 parts and couldn't link it, some long moves in between technical sections. Really pleased to link it today. Technical limestone wall with really cool moves, so one of my favourites.
Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing 3 Aug, 2014 Lead RP Something of a contrast to The Prow at Raven Tor, which I had climbed earlier that day.
Something of a contrast to The Prow at Raven Tor, which I had climbed earlier that day.
Si dH 3 Aug, 2014 Lead dog Pretty greasy today, should have stayed at the cornice!
with Chris Foster
Pretty greasy today, should have stayed at the cornice!
with Chris Foster
Keendan 6 Jul, 2014 Lead RP 2nd go today, 3rd go in total. 4th 7c to date. Great short route, no big shakeouts.
with Alun, remus
2nd go today, 3rd go in total. 4th 7c to date. Great short route, no big shakeouts.
with Alun, remus
Dale Comley 5 Jul, 2014 Lead RP
Hidden 5 Jul, 2014 Lead RP
al123 1 Jul, 2014 Lead Liked this one. Good moves, 2nd session 1st rp.
with Crew
Liked this one. Good moves, 2nd session 1st rp.
with Crew
w.pettet-smith ?Jul, 2014 - First red point, puffing like a freight train. Well chuffed.
First red point, puffing like a freight train. Well chuffed.
NDD 22 Jun, 2014 Lead β
with toby, tony stone
with toby, tony stone
Toby Dunn 22 Jun, 2014 Lead RP
with Nick Dubost
with Nick Dubost
Duncan Campbell 19 Jun, 2014 Lead dog Cool! Got all the moves pretty quick, but still need to work it a bit more. Shit, a short Peak lime sport route I like... Also did the 6b+ as a warm-up
Cool! Got all the moves pretty quick, but still need to work it a bit more. Shit, a short Peak lime sport route I like... Also did the 6b+ as a warm-up
Hidden 19 Jun, 2014 Lead RP
nai 17 Jun, 2014 Lead RP
with Andrew
with Andrew
Dan Jenkin 10 May, 2014 Lead RP 1st redpoint...bit soft but really good! definitely the best on the wall
with Lou, highrepute, Ellie Pygall
1st redpoint...bit soft but really good! definitely the best on the wall
with Lou, highrepute, Ellie Pygall
Hidden ?May, 2014 Lead RP
Tophe ?May, 2014 Lead
tom3667 18 Apr, 2014 2nd dog Played about on this on a top rope between Cooley's red point attempts, way out of my league at the moment but managed to get every move and topped it out each time! Even lead the easy last bolt twice :-P
with Andy Cooley
Played about on this on a top rope between Cooley's red point attempts, way out of my league at the moment but managed to get every move and topped it out each time! Even lead the easy last bolt twice :-P
with Andy Cooley
Hidden 18 Apr, 2014 Lead RP
Si dH 29 Mar, 2014 Lead dog Put the clips in then had two redpoint burns, both failed on the undercut sequence, ran out of power. Felt tired today but should go next visit.
with Andy
Put the clips in then had two redpoint burns, both failed on the undercut sequence, ran out of power. Felt tired today but should go next visit.
with Andy
Hidden 25 Mar, 2014 Lead
Si dH 23 Mar, 2014 TR dog Gave it a good clean and worked out all the moves, really cool climbing
with Chris Foster
Gave it a good clean and worked out all the moves, really cool climbing
with Chris Foster
ejected ??, 2014 -
J.Wells 10 Sep, 2013 Lead RP
with Ima Nahumury
with Ima Nahumury
Gus 18 Aug, 2013 Lead
with simon "the horse" wilson
with simon "the horse" wilson
DrGav 7 Aug, 2013 Lead dog Damp..lower half was too tough
Damp..lower half was too tough
nathanlee 21 Jul, 2013 Lead RP same old story, quick play years ago, steady today.
same old story, quick play years ago, steady today.
mwatson 25 Jun, 2013 Lead RP first rp possibly lanked the crux?
first rp possibly lanked the crux?
Keendan 2 Jun, 2013 Lead dog Pretty psyched by this. The top moves on undercuts looked impossible but I lead in in overlapping halves 1st RP. Psyched to return to it.
with remus
Pretty psyched by this. The top moves on undercuts looked impossible but I lead in in overlapping halves 1st RP. Psyched to return to it.
with remus
thrutch 26 May, 2013 Lead RP
with helen
with helen
Hidden 7 May, 2013 Lead RP
Hidden 7 Apr, 2013 Lead RP
Wil Treasure ??, 2013 Lead dog Came close second go.
Came close second go.
Hidden 22 Aug, 2012 Lead RP
mark20 22 Aug, 2012 Lead RP
DrGav 18 Aug, 2012 Lead dog 1 rest. 4th session. Essentially 3 boulder problems! Used a couple of full spans. Loved it!
1 rest. 4th session. Essentially 3 boulder problems! Used a couple of full spans. Loved it!
Jonny Slarke 2 Jun, 2012 Lead RP
bigie bob 29 Mar, 2012 Lead RP
Hidden ??, 2012 -
JulesV 16 Oct, 2011 Lead RP 1 go yesterday then sent it first redpoint today. Brilliant climbing!
1 go yesterday then sent it first redpoint today. Brilliant climbing!
Jonny_86 14 Aug, 2011 Lead RP Almost 2nd go! Great route. Very sustained the whole way with long, powerful moves!
Almost 2nd go! Great route. Very sustained the whole way with long, powerful moves!
Hidden 14 Jul, 2011 Lead
Hidden 14 Jul, 2011 Lead RP
Hidden 12 Jul, 2011 Lead dog
Hidden 12 Jul, 2011 Lead dog
Ethan 16 Jun, 2011 Lead
with Jon Clark
with Jon Clark
Hidden 4 Jun, 2011 Lead RP
Hidden 3 Jun, 2011 Lead
Hidden 6 May, 2011 Lead RP
Hidden ??, 2011 -
Hidden 14 Sep, 2010 TR dog
andi turner 5 Aug, 2010 Lead RP Good to climb this again after many years.
with Mark Sharratt
Good to climb this again after many years.
with Mark Sharratt
highrepute 17 Jun, 2010 Lead RP
Joe Costello 10 Jun, 2010 Lead RP 1st go dans le redpoint. Ultimate psyche! I think of it as 7b+.
with James
1st go dans le redpoint. Ultimate psyche! I think of it as 7b+.
with James
gregoritos 24 Apr, 2010 Lead RP 4th go
4th go
Hidden 1 Jan, 2010 -
Simon Davis ??, 2010 Lead RP
with Bourney, Dave Mclaughlin
with Bourney, Dave Mclaughlin
Hidden 27 Oct, 2009 Lead
dominic lee 3 Oct, 2009 Lead RP
with neil foster
with neil foster
Hidden 19 Sep, 2009 -
jondude 27 Aug, 2009 Lead O/S
Hidden 16 Aug, 2009 Lead O/S
Ian Broome 15 Aug, 2009 Lead RP a few redpoints! 6 maybe, last move to pocket had me over a few times!
with keith
a few redpoints! 6 maybe, last move to pocket had me over a few times!
with keith
Hidden 13 Aug, 2009 Lead RP
Ian Broome 1 Jul, 2009 TR dnf one to return to
one to return to
Hidden 1 Jul, 2009 TR dog
hamer89 21 Jun, 2009 Lead RP
Hidden 10 May, 2009 Lead RP
lx 15 Apr, 2009 Lead Really good, best route here. Definately three stars compared to some of the other routes that are given two stars
with alison
Really good, best route here. Definately three stars compared to some of the other routes that are given two stars
with alison
steve_biczyk ??, 2009 - Unsure of date, 2nd go that day plus a few tries over the previous years
with Emma
Unsure of date, 2nd go that day plus a few tries over the previous years
with Emma
EllaRus ??, 2009 Lead RP
with j_duds
with j_duds
Fraser13 ??, 2009 -
andy gravestock 13 Jul, 2008 Lead RP sustained climbing first redpoint (on day)
with rob,dave,tom,mick
sustained climbing first redpoint (on day)
with rob,dave,tom,mick
Hidden 24 May, 2008 Lead RP
skygodley 23 May, 2008 Lead RP
Hidden 13 May, 2008 Lead RP
Mick B ??, 2008 Lead RP
with Al Austin
with Al Austin
Hidden 7 Jun, 2007 Lead RP
Dave Bond 6 Mar, 2007 Lead RP
Ram MkiV 16 Sep, 2006 Lead RP only just got this in as my hardest redpoint before 3 month trip to south africa.
with Alex
only just got this in as my hardest redpoint before 3 month trip to south africa.
with Alex
Gus 18 Jul, 2006 Lead RP
Gus 18 Jul, 2006 Lead RP
hutch ?Jul, 2006 -
Hidden 6 Jun, 2006 Lead RP
Boy ??, 2006 -
Hidden ??, 2005 Lead
mark s ??, 2005 -
realbobsmith ??, 2005 Lead RP
robyn1 ??, 2005 -
nige 11 Sep, 2004 Lead
with pete chadwick
with pete chadwick
Hidden ??, 2003 -
Cassidy 18 Jun, 2002 Lead
with Henners
with Henners
Hidden ?Aug, 2001 Lead RP
Greg Cunningham ??, 2000 Lead RP
sadams 10 Jul, 1999 Lead
with John Boyle
with John Boyle
Hidden 24 May, 1998 Lead RP
Jon Read ?May, 1998 Lead RP
with Tanya Holdsworth
with Tanya Holdsworth
Hidden 13 Jun, 1997 Lead RP
tlr 2 Sep, 1996 Lead dog
with Dave
with Dave
Billg 23 Apr, 1995 Lead RP
with Dave Cross
with Dave Cross
Hidden ??, 1995 Lead
Tony Little 20 May, 1993 Lead RP
FATBOYFAT ??, 1993 Lead RP
Pedro50 24 Jun, 1992 Lead RP
with A. Belayer
with A. Belayer
craig d ??, 1992 -
Hidden 6 Aug, 1991 Lead O/S
ajtay ??, 1990 -
with Various
with Various
Hidden ??, 1990 Lead RP
Mike Owen 9 Sep, 1989 Lead RP
with Graham Parkes, Elaine Owen
with Graham Parkes, Elaine Owen
Hidden 12 Jun, 1989 Lead
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Style of Ascent
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