Rockfax Description
A popular route with some hard moves in the middle section. The bolts are in a straight line but the moves snake around a bit. © Rockfax

FA. Gary Gibson 1986

Ticklists: Peak limestone north graded list - sport, Peak sport.

Hidden 18/Sep/16 Lead β
chrisscutt 07/Aug/16 Lead O/S
with remus
brices 07/Aug/16 Lead O/S
with Llinos
Hidden 05/Aug/16 Lead rpt
jdawz1 31/Jul/16 Lead

Really good sequence through the mid section!

with liam
Liamg20025 31/Jul/16 Lead
with jdawz1
remus 24/Jul/16 Lead dog

Cruelly sandbagged in to a dodgy sequence by M!

Rocky 24/Jul/16 Lead RP

Was really worried about third clip, kept awake all night but was fine in the end.

with Remus
andyman666999 26/Jun/16 Lead RP

2nd redpoint. Had to work on sequence again after falling putting draws in (had forgotten my new clipstick), but felt easy on RP.

with Nick
Dave Mayes 09/Jun/16 Lead O/S

Felt way harder than the one to the right... Took it too direct maybe

shaunhumphreys 08/Jun/16 Lead RP
Luke Dawson 07/Jun/16 Lead O/S
with Jen Wood
Stoney Boy 06/Jun/16 Lead rpt
with Andy Elliot, Adge
Dan 85 05/Jun/16 Lead rpt
with Andy
Stroppy 04/Jun/16 Lead dog

One more move!

with Lewis Gray
Ash Sayers 31/May/16 Lead RP
jelmersnoeck 22/May/16 Lead dog
with Alex
Adam24B 14/May/16 Lead rpt

Busy day at the crag so started on this, should have had it onsight but didn't want to do commit to the mono without warming up, got it second go.

andyman666999 08/May/16 Lead dog

Absolutely wasted myself on lower crux just could not see how to use one specific hold, must have tried the sequence for around 30-40mins ! Very specific sequence for me, however think it will go fine on RP now that it's dialled.

with Martin
giuly 08/May/16 Lead RP
with Chris Saunders
Adam_42 06/May/16 Lead RP

1st RP. Good route.

with Dan Boast, Sam Keyne
sammo247 06/May/16 Lead RP
with Adam_42
Jim pratt ??/2016 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Aug/15 Lead rpt
Trisha Murphy 16/Aug/15 Lead RP
afrosam 16/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with Si, Trisha Murphy
James Oswald 16/Aug/15 Lead RP

Nice route. I onsighted the crux section then didn't know to go hard left to clip the 3rd bolt, so I fell off. Got it 2nd time, good route

with Dan Middleton
Hidden 08/Aug/15 Lead RP
Mick r 08/Aug/15 TR rpt

quick play to remember the moves then clean on top rope.

with Yannis, Kris C, Paige, Olli
Oliver Branagan 08/Aug/15 Lead rpt

Fell off crux on 2 lead attempts prior to the retro-redpoint.

with Paige LH, Kris C, Yannis C, Mick R
markalmack 08/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with TL, chris todd
monkey_yan 08/Aug/15 TR dog
with Mick Radford, Paige Stromberg, Oliver Branagan
monkey_yan 08/Aug/15 Lead dog

first EVER 7a lead

with Mick Radford, Paige Stromberg, Oliver Branagan
mrteale ?/Aug/15 Lead RP
Toby Dunn 30/Jul/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Jul/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Jul/15 Lead β
Jack Delaney 02/Jul/15 Lead RP
with Emily Barnett
Mike_Hayes 30/Jun/15 Lead rpt
dominic lee 29/Jun/15 Lead
with andy elliot
spidermonkey09 27/Jun/15 Lead RP

Nice route, techy middle section but all over once you pull through the bulge.

Hidden 27/Jun/15 Lead RP
dannyboy83 27/Jun/15 Lead O/S

Nice route and had some knowledge seeing some other folk on it today

with Lena
lena.drapella 27/Jun/15 2nd dog
ashtond6 27/Jun/15 TR dnf
Cake 25/Jun/15 Lead RP

11 months later...

tebs 21/Jun/15 Lead dog
with Phil
sishaw 18/Jun/15 TR

Warm down felt hard after all day

Max Lowry 07/Jun/15 Lead O/S
psborland 07/Jun/15 Lead


najki_2000 06/Jun/15 Lead RP

Jumped on this as crag was busy and this was the only free line. Cruised it on first RP but really should have o/s-ed - need bigger balls! Bit scary going past third bolt. Very soft for 7a but pleasant route overall

with Chris Rose
dprctr 06/Jun/15 Lead RP
Hidden 06/Jun/15 Lead RP
Hidden 21/May/15 Lead dog
Cake 21/May/15 Lead dog

Gonna get this when its dry

with Matt
giuly 17/May/15 Lead dog
with Heliya
Duncan Campbell 13/May/15 Lead β

Thanks to some good beta from Nathan

Hidden 07/May/15 TR
sishaw 04/May/15 Lead

Not quite a repeat, one practice then clean with first three clips in.

with Chris Hindley, Si Willshire, Nick
Hidden 04/May/15 Lead rpt
thrutch 02/May/15 Lead RP
with Sven
Hidden 18/Apr/15 Lead RP
Sankey 16/Apr/15 Lead dnf
with Andy E
wintermute 12/Apr/15 Lead RP
with Deacon
Hidden ?/Apr/15 Lead O/S
paigels93 08/Mar/15 TR dnf
with Kristian Chesterman, Oli Branagan, Yannis Clark
monkey_yan 08/Mar/15 TR
timmsy 24/Oct/14 Lead RP
MischaHY 12/Oct/14 Lead O/S
dprctr 12/Oct/14 Lead dog

Couple of attempts. Clip is scary.

with Mischa, Joe Hook
oread 27/Sep/14 Lead
Hidden 21/Sep/14 Lead dog
Hidden 13/Sep/14 Lead dog
Nick Sherring 18/Aug/14 Lead RP

Quick go to work out moves, then 1st redpoint. Nice climb with good crossovers crux and fun juggy overhang finish. Overall nice route bue Max Pax is better and harder

kermit_uk 10/Aug/14 Lead β

retro flash

Chris Wright 05/Aug/14 Lead rpt
morganator 03/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Marti999 02/Aug/14 Lead RP
with Debbie
marclloyd77 27/Jul/14 Lead RP

First RP

Hidden 24/Jul/14 TR dog
Hidden 12/Jul/14 TR dog
Cake 12/Jul/14 Lead dog

maybe next session

with Phil B, Matt
Keendan 06/Jul/14 Lead β
Maddie 05/Jul/14 Lead RP

3rd go I think. Had to change the beta a bit for the one hard move in the middle. Bulge is ok once you find the holds

with Remi Richards, Alun, Dan Heath, Dan S, remus
remus 05/Jul/14 Lead O/S

Dan s and maddie managed to get it done, and there wan't even a mega siege. Cray cray.

Danstephens 05/Jul/14 Lead RP

4th attempt, bit scrappy. Nice route though, better in the dry!

with alun, Dan Heath, Remus Knowles, Maddie, remi richards
jwpil 21/Jun/14 Lead RP

First RP

with Jake
Jake Young 21/Jun/14 Lead RP
with Jack
Hidden 21/Jun/14 Lead β
cjd91 17/Jun/14 Lead RP

3rd go. just gets 7a due to the boulder crux

Hidden 13/Jun/14 Lead rpt
ashtond6 13/Jun/14 Lead dog

need to get the hand back up to strength! Will be back

dom94 12/Jun/14 Lead RP
with Laura Bulson
dominic lee 12/Jun/14 Lead
with andy elliot
Somerset swede basher 11/Jun/14 Lead RP
with Adam
mic_b 20/May/14 Lead RP
with Heidi
Hidden 06/May/14 TR rpt
w.pettet-smith 04/May/14 Lead

Pleasingly technical crux

with jonny
Shortarse.Crowley ?/May/14 Lead RP

finally got it! :D

with Justin Critchlow
Hidden ?/May/14 Lead rpt
Tophe ?/May/14 Lead
with Ben Ochner
eel 19/Apr/14 Lead dog
bigdrew 19/Apr/14 Lead rpt
with Eve
Neil Amos ??/2014 Lead O/S
justin c ??/2014 -
Souljah 10/Aug/13 Lead
with Andi and Alistair
MoWalker3 21/Jul/13 2nd dog

2 falls/rests

with Shaky
Jonny Slarke 20/Jul/13 Lead O/S
ellis 18/Jul/13 Lead β
with Tom Holdsworth, Tom Bridgeland
Llinos C 13/Jul/13 Lead
with Oliver hill
oliver.ghill91 13/Jul/13 -
Nick Sillem 09/Jul/13 Lead rpt
thetradlad 08/Jul/13 Lead dog
Cassidy 07/Jul/13 Lead O/S
alek 06/Jul/13 Lead dnf
Laurence Everitt 06/Jul/13 Lead RP
Hidden 29/Jun/13 Lead O/S
miastacey 18/Jun/13 Lead RP
with Sophie Whyte
soph 18/Jun/13 Lead
Mike_Hayes 16/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with John Nightingale
Hidden 10/Jun/13 Lead
LisaA 10/Jun/13 Lead β

first 7a flash

with Mark
belay bunny turned bad 09/Jun/13 2nd
with loundsy
Ian Broome 09/Jun/13 Lead rpt
karol dubas 08/Jun/13 Lead RP
with Pawel
jamiev 02/Jun/13 Lead RP

1 go: didn't flash but worked out crux; then 1st rp.

with Tim Parkinson
Hidden 01/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/May/13 Lead RP
Hidden 08/May/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/May/13 Lead O/S
adrian perera 06/May/13 Lead dog
with david rose
martroberts 04/May/13 Lead O/S

Route of the crag so far for me. Nice technical climbing. Maybe an easy 7a

Hidden 22/Sep/12 Lead rpt
Dan Jenkin 09/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Ellie Pygall
belay bunny turned bad 06/Jun/12 Lead rpt
with loundsy
leon 05/Jun/12 TR

Two goes on top rope, both clean. Should have lead but the top was wet, it was raining and i'm a baby.

with Rob Adie
Hidden 02/Jun/12 Lead rpt
Hidden 31/May/12 Lead dog
Hidden 31/May/12 TR β
Hidden 30/May/12 Lead dog
Hidden 29/May/12 Lead rpt
Hidden 29/May/12 Lead
leon 28/May/12 TR dog

1 fall because I got my thumb into the positive part of a side pull where it needed to be the fingers so i could shift my weight across. rekon this one will go in the next session.

with Rob Adie
Dave Turnbull, BMC 26/May/12 TR
with Debbie Birch
ambrooker 01/Apr/12 TR dog
with Tom
chiverstom 01/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with Alice
Hidden ??/2012 -
Hidden 02/Oct/11 Lead rpt
nathanlee 17/Sep/11 Lead O/S
with Dom Lee
Hidden 02/Sep/11 Lead RP
Hidden 28/Aug/11 TR RP
Gambit 23/Aug/11 Lead RP

Always felt hard on the top rope and the crux took a bit of worrking out, redpoint first go.

with Dave
Hidden 20/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Aug/11 Lead RP
pr1984 07/Aug/11 TR dog

Fell due to forgetting to unclip the top rope as I went - should have lead it!

Mitchinx 07/Aug/11 Lead rpt

After working it on top-rope, I finally managed a clean lead attampt! - First 7A! Whoop!

with Chris Chambers, Phil Robinson
Stewart B 05/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Dave Redpath
Hidden ?/Aug/11 -
pr1984 31/Jul/11 TR dog

Worked bolt to bolt and then top-roped. Got all the moves, just not linked them. One to come back for!

Shauna 21/Jul/11 Lead RP

First 7a!

with Jules
JulesV 21/Jul/11 Lead rpt
with Shauna Cunningham
Hidden 14/Jul/11 Lead
JBO 14/Jul/11 Lead O/S

First 7a O/S, good times!

thrutch 06/Jul/11 Lead RP
with Sven
Hidden 05/Jul/11 Lead
Ben HW 20/Jun/11 Lead β

First ever 7a outside! Lead it on my second try too!

with Joseph Torr
Hidden 16/Jun/11 Lead β
Hidden 05/Jun/11 Lead rpt
Jus 05/Jun/11 Lead RP

2nd go, muffed the onsight stupidly

Vince 05/Jun/11 Lead dog
with Jus
Ian Broome 28/May/11 Lead rpt
with Nick
Hidden 25/May/11 Lead
Hidden 25/May/11 Lead rpt
Hidden 22/May/11 Lead RP
Misha 22/May/11 Lead RP

Was going to go up to Brian's but he phoned to say it was raining - then called again at lunchtime to say it had cleared up, so I headed up. Started drizzling as we got to the car park, then rained quite heavily on and off for the best part of half an hour while we hid in the tunnel. Amazingly most routes stayed dry. The easier routes were wet or had people on them so had to warm up on this one. Made it up first go but bypassed the crux by using the flake to the left for a few moves. Got on it again to straighten out the line and didn't quite make it through the crux. Got it third go though.

with Brian
R8JimBob88 21/May/11 Lead dog

WorkIng from bolt to bolt. Found the middle wall below the break nails! The buldge isn't too bad and the top roof is juggy and easy!

with Laura
Michael Ryan 21/May/11 -
Hidden 17/May/11 Lead rpt
Hidden 12/May/11 Lead rpt
Hidden 08/May/11 Lead
Hidden 08/May/11 Lead rpt
tatz45 05/May/11 Lead β

First 7a flash, feels easier than the 6c's on the wall.

Hidden 02/May/11 Lead RP
cliffrad 30/Apr/11 Lead RP

Finally got it after 5 goes! Great fun!

Ricky Rocks 30/Apr/11 Lead β
sishaw 29/Apr/11 Lead RP

Eventually it's done. First 7A, felt good, got moves wired now.

Hidden 29/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Apr/11 TR dog
Hidden 22/Apr/11 Lead
sishaw 22/Apr/11 Lead dog

Lead onefall.Will be goingcleannext time!

Si dH 17/Apr/11 Lead RP

First go today, and putting the clips in. Felt strong, was good.

with Olly
Hidden 17/Apr/11 Lead dog
Bill Lawrence 16/Apr/11 Lead β

awesome climbing, really happy to get the flash after some good beta from noakes

with Steve Ramsden, Bradley Cowley, alex mason, oaksi2
Hidden 10/Apr/11 Lead RP
Si dH 10/Apr/11 Lead dog

1 bolt-to-bolt and 2 redpoint failures. Bit disappointed but was first day climbing for over 3 weeks.

with Chris Foster
Hidden 09/Apr/11 Lead
James Oakes 09/Apr/11 Lead RP

Failed after the hard bit on flash attempt, first RP.

Ram MkiV 09/Apr/11 Lead rpt
with guy, mick & noaks
sishaw 09/Apr/11 Lead dog

First 7A try, bit too strong round the bulge bit I'll be back after soe training.

with peakdj
bigdrew 02/Apr/11 Lead RP
with Mark R
Hidden 25/Sep/10 TR dog
Hidden 25/Sep/10 Lead O/S
switch 12/Sep/10 Lead O/S
with James
nai 06/Sep/10 Lead RP
with Andrew
Hidden 27/Aug/10 Lead RP
belay bunny turned bad 27/Aug/10 2nd rpt
with loundsy
Hidden 19/Aug/10 2nd dog
Hidden 08/Aug/10 Lead
belay bunny turned bad 08/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Liz, Dave
Brown ?/Aug/10 Lead
Hidden 30/Jul/10 -
bustermartin 25/Jul/10 Lead β


tebs 23/Jul/10 Lead RP
with Chris S, mark, Chris
mark20 23/Jul/10 Lead RP
najki_2000 18/Jul/10 TR dog

eventually got to the top, a bit slimey after a period of rain

Joe Costello 10/Jul/10 Lead RP
with Matt
highrepute 10/Jul/10 Lead β
Hidden 08/Jul/10 -
Hidden 04/Jul/10 Lead RP
scottski ?/Jul/10 Lead RP
thrutch 25/Jun/10 -
with Sven
Hidden 07/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Birdo 05/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Jenny Brown
dominic lee 05/Jun/10 Lead rpt
Fred Mainwaring 05/Jun/10 Lead dnf
ukb shark 31/May/10 Lead O/S
with Sonia + family
Hidden 23/May/10 Lead RP
Oliver Branagan 18/May/10 Lead RP

Spent two previous sessions on it. It went easily first thing today.

Mick r 18/May/10 Lead RP

repeat ascent

with Miles, Olli
Matt Fry 16/May/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/May/10 Lead
Dan Lane 03/May/10 Lead O/S

First onsight 7a, clips were already in place, felt fairly hard, but not too hard, although the crux was pretty powerful.

Hidden 03/May/10 Lead
goi.ashmore 03/May/10 Lead O/S
bigie bob 02/May/10 Lead β
Hidden ?/May/10 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/May/10 Lead
J.Wells 24/Apr/10 Lead RP
with Chris Lockyer
Jon_Warner 24/Apr/10 Lead RP

Should have gone 1st RP. Good mixed route. Technical in places. Took a rather direct dyno-type move at the crux, which may have been OTT

with Tom
tskelhon 24/Apr/10 Lead RP

1st RP

Hidden 21/Mar/10 Lead
Ian Broome 21/Mar/10 Lead rpt
with Dave
cymjt ??/2010 -
Dave Turnbull, BMC 03/Oct/09 Lead O/S
with Rab Carrington
jondude 18/Sep/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Sep/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Jul/09 2nd dog
Hidden 25/Jun/09 Lead rpt
Hidden 25/Jun/09 TR dog
Hidden 24/Jun/09 Lead rpt
Hidden 24/Jun/09 Lead β
SMc 13/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Ged
Hidden 31/May/09 Lead RP
Hidden 31/May/09 TR rpt
Hidden 24/May/09 Lead O/S
Morgan Woods 24/May/09 Lead rpt

Failed to retro flash.

with Iain
Dan 85 10/May/09 Lead O/S
with Matt, John Lynch, Rich, Joe G
john lynch 10/May/09 Lead RP

1st RP :)

john lynch 09/May/09 TR

rp next time :)

with katie hill
tedj234 12/Apr/09 Lead RP

1 RP

with Nicolas Rabb
mattwyles1 ??/2009 Lead
thebigfriendlymoose 21/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with Stephen
Hidden 16/Aug/08 Lead RP
OffshoreAndy 18/Jul/08 Lead O/S
alaan 11/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Ian
Ian Broome 11/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Al
Morgan Woods 26/May/08 Lead RP

Nice liitle route with 3 distinct sections. A little sequency at the crux but not too difficult.

with Iain
catt 26/May/08 TR dog

Just working the moves. Down to one rest.

loonyclimber 18/May/08 Lead

Struggled with the move from the break.. will spank this when i have a fully working hand! oh yes!

Mick r 18/May/08 Lead RP

Second F7a - harder than max pax'm'in, though not sure if you could use the big hold out left at half height - good to burn Rob off for a change - take it while you can

with Rob
Boy ??/2008 -
Hidden ??/2008 -
Fraser13 ??/2008 -
Fraser13 ??/2008 -
skygodley 12/Aug/07 Lead O/S

One or two of the holds are a bit damp.

Hidden 12/Aug/07 Lead RP
Hidden 05/Aug/07 Lead RP
Hidden 05/Aug/07 Lead RP
Hidden 19/Jun/07 Lead
timbanton 06/May/07 -
Dave Bond 06/May/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/May/07 Lead RP
Andrew Barker ??/2007 Lead β
Hidden ??/2007 Lead
Hidden 15/Jul/06 Lead O/S
Alex Mason 11/Jul/06 Lead

redpointed on second attempt, top roped and had a awkward sequence then on the first rp attempt refined the sequence with a rest. 2nd f7a.

Ram MkiV 10/Jul/06 Lead β
with Alex
Hidden 06/Jun/06 Lead RP
Hidden 04/Jun/06 TR RP
Hidden 09/May/06 Lead RP
Hidden ??/2006 -
robyn1 ??/2006 -
Hidden ??/2006 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2005 Lead RP
Gus ??/2005 Lead
Hidden ?/May/04 Lead RP
Hidden 01/Jun/03 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2003 -
nige ?/Sep/02 Lead
with mark hounslea
climber34neil ??/2002 -
Hidden ?/Jul/01 Lead RP
kristian ??/2000 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2000 Lead RP
Hidden 10/Aug/99 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/1992 Lead
Hidden 20/Aug/91 Lead O/S
Stoney Boy 09/Jun/91 Lead
with Paul Dearden, Colin Hughes
Hidden 03/Jun/90 TR
Hidden ??/1990 -
Hidden ??/1987 Lead O/S
Chris Wright 09/Sep/86 Lead O/S
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