Rockfax Description
A fine route which is high in the grade and popular too. Start from the ramp, then move right and up to the bulge. Move past this then stretch right to an overlap. Finish straight up. © Rockfax

FA. Gary Gibson 1983

Ticklists: Peak Sport 3 Star Routes 6c+-7c+, Peak limestone north graded list - sport.

Kelsey 04/Oct/17 TR dog
with James
Hidden 19/Sep/17 Lead RP
camcjgceron 03/Sep/17 Lead dog
soph 16/Jul/17 Lead rpt
with Annelies Sarrazyn
Lessworkmoreclimbing 10/Jul/17 Lead dog

Did most moves with rests first time but didn't like second clip - above ledges - so top roped. Two clean top ropes. Several on/off moves. Would extend draw for the lead. Route is only short but no let up, one poor rest just below top, and lots of quite big moves off small holds with v polished feet. Great route, one to come back for.

with Pete Wimbush , Kev
Jonny Nick 09/Jul/17 Lead rpt
James Oakes 05/Jul/17 Lead O/S
with Henry Francis, Alex McCann, Sophie Klein
Hidden 23/Jun/17 Lead O/S
katy_abra 19/Jun/17 Lead RP
davidw 17/Jun/17 Lead dog
B.D.Shah 03/Jun/17 Lead RP

nice to get the lead done, the head game is starting to make a return

Qisheng Xie 03/Jun/17 Lead O/S

Tricky climb with many technical moves

B.D.Shah 07/May/17 TR

working out the moves for the lead, got cold belaying so saving it for another day.

Hidden 03/May/17 Lead β
Jake Young 30/Apr/17 Lead RP

Awkward in the grove

Hidden ??/2017 -
Hannes B 15/Oct/16 Lead O/S
with DebsB
Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing 30/Jul/16 Lead O/S

Tough warm-up!

penny.orr 30/Jul/16 TR


nai 23/Jun/16 Lead O/S
mrteale 23/Jun/16 Lead RP
with Tom
Hidden 19/Jun/16 2nd dog
soph 09/Jun/16 Lead rpt
with Tash Ottley
Stoney Boy 06/Jun/16 Lead rpt
with Andy Elliot, Adge
Alex Handley 28/May/16 Lead O/S

Great route, pretty pumpy

with Jack Weedon
Greg Cunningham 23/May/16 Lead rpt
with Katherine Schirrmacher
Hidden 22/May/16 Lead O/S
Adam Willison 07/May/16 Lead dog
Jim pratt ??/2016 Lead RP
Dave Mayes 05/Sep/15 Lead O/S
with James
Hidden 17/Aug/15 Lead
afrosam 16/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with Si, Trisha Murphy
Trisha Murphy 16/Aug/15 Lead
Hidden 16/Aug/15 Lead rpt
Hidden 09/Aug/15 Lead RP
Toby Dunn 17/Jul/15 Lead
with Katherine Sellars
PeteWilson 17/Jul/15 2nd
with John R
Hidden 17/Jul/15 Lead RP
Hidden 16/Jul/15 Lead O/S
will smith11 12/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with Frances
Frances Bensley 12/Jul/15 Lead β
Mike_Hayes 30/Jun/15 Lead rpt
danJBA 23/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with James R
Hidden 20/Jun/15 Lead dog
Nick Sherring 07/Jun/15 Lead

horribly polished, would have been a good route before being hammered. Some of the routes on this wall have polish but are still good to climb, this one suffers too much because of the nature of footholds / smears.

brices 06/Jun/15 Lead β
with Tom B, Wendy, Llinos
emily_allen 21/May/15 Lead rpt
nathanlee 07/May/15 Lead O/S
with Laura Smitton
dominic lee 05/May/15 Lead

The polish, The polish !!

with andy elliot
Hidden 04/May/15 Lead RP
nicolat ?/May/15 Lead
wintermute 25/Apr/15 Lead RP
with Deacon
Tophe 17/Apr/15 Lead O/S
dannyboy83 17/Apr/15 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Apr/15 Lead O/S
Seymore Butt ??/2015 -
marconi 13/Sep/14 Lead RP

1st RP

with Mackie
admackie 13/Sep/14 -
with mark
innes 03/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Ruth
morganator 03/Aug/14 Lead RP
AsleepOnBelay 29/Jul/14 Lead RP

Almost onsight last time, so thought I'd have it first go, how wrong can you be. Had to work all the moves, then it went on the next go. Must have been the granola. Sustained with a poor rest at last bolt, polish didn't seem to matter and all of the moves are sweet. Went straight up to undercuts at last bolt rather than the filthy traverse right. Mustn't forget huge undercut between 1st and 2nd bolts either! Really enjoyed it.

with oxford john
Cake 29/Jun/14 Lead dog

Dogged is an understatement. I think I completed every individual move, but I'm not sure. No chance second go

with Jeff, Matt
Adam_42 28/Jun/14 Lead RP

1st RP. Surprisingly good route.

Wil Treasure 28/Jun/14 2nd
with Adam_42
Wil Treasure 28/Jun/14 2nd
with Adam_42
mic_b 16/Jun/14 Lead rpt
with Heidi
dominic lee 12/Jun/14 Lead
with andy elliot
tebs 08/Jun/14 Lead dog


with Tim
Hidden ?/Jun/14 Lead RP
petellis 18/May/14 Lead RP

3rd go, hard.

with The short fuse
Gus 03/May/14 Lead
with stadders
Misha 05/Apr/14 Lead RP

Very hard for the grade, at least in today's conditions, wouldn't argue with 7a. The sloper that you have to latch at the third clip was sopping wet, to the extent that I had to clip stick up to the bolt and dry the hold with a beer mat. After that it was still very damp but just about climbable! Got it second go. A great little route, technical and fairly physical, with a fun finish over the last bulge.

with Ian W, Phil
philhilo 05/Apr/14 TR dog

Wet, dirty and polished - and not a warm up, but only thing nearly dry on this wet day. Nice moves all the same. Defeated by the sidepull into the high(wet)sloper.

with misha, ian wyatt
petellis 16/Mar/14 Lead dnf

Wet, grimy, and a poor choice of warm-up so abandoned.

with The short fuse
Neil Amos ??/2014 -
Hidden 31/Aug/13 Lead RP
Si dH 11/Aug/13 Lead RP

1st rp

with Andy Morris
rikbattye ?/Aug/13 Lead
samt 22/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Nic Kidd
soph 17/Jul/13 Lead rpt
with Lindy Smith
Cassidy 07/Jul/13 Lead O/S
jkarran 06/Jul/13 Lead RP

Not ideal as a warm-up but ok once the moves are figured out

with Aly
Hidden 06/Jul/13 Lead RP
Hidden 18/Jun/13 Lead β
Ian Broome 18/Jun/13 Lead rpt
soph 16/Jun/13 Lead rpt

first go :o)

with Lee Cooper
Mike_Hayes 16/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with John Nightingale
emily_allen 21/May/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/May/13 Lead rpt
Jonny Nick 18/May/13 Lead RP
Nick Sillem 07/May/13 Lead rpt
martroberts 04/May/13 Lead O/S

Described as route of the crag in the guide. Maybe it was more fun when it was less polished

tomsmartacus 01/May/13 Lead RP
with Dave Pinnington
miastacey ?/May/13 Lead RP
with Nick Warren
justin c ??/2013 -
markalmack 02/Sep/12 Lead RP
Gus 09/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/May/12 Lead rpt
Hidden 25/May/12 Lead
Hidden 25/May/12 2nd
chiverstom 22/May/12 Lead O/S
with Adam Butterworth
Hidden 01/Apr/12 Lead RP
Dan Jenkin 31/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Graham Parkes, Dan Parkes
Hidden ??/2012 -
Hidden 02/Oct/11 Lead rpt
Chi Cheng 01/Oct/11 Lead dog
Hidden 03/Sep/11 Lead RP
Marti999 06/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Gary Jackson
Hidden 01/Aug/11 Lead RP
Hidden 31/Jul/11 Lead RP
Hidden 31/Jul/11 Lead rpt
Hidden 24/Jul/11 Lead dog
Hidden 19/Jul/11 Lead
Hidden ?/Jul/11 Lead β
Luke Brooks 18/Jun/11 Lead rpt

Retro-flash after 5 years, didn't remember anything, felt like on-sight.

shafiq lalloo 09/Jun/11 Lead


Jus 05/Jun/11 Lead O/S

Onsight. Just!

jamesgodwin64 29/May/11 Lead dnf
with johnny, Phil Craven
richardr 25/May/11 Lead RP

Following a failed attempt a few weeks ago.

Hidden 24/May/11 Lead dog
leon 22/May/11 TR dog
with Greg
dan gibson 22/May/11 Lead RP
with michael porter
Hidden 22/May/11 Lead RP
highrepute 20/May/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/May/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/May/11 Lead dog
Hidden 28/Apr/11 Lead RP
Hidden 28/Apr/11 Lead RP
Ram MkiV 09/Apr/11 Lead rpt
with guy, mick & noaks
Hidden 08/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Joe Grondowski 26/Mar/11 Lead rpt
with Tom Churchman
robandian ??/2011 Lead RP
Stig 16/Oct/10 Lead RP

1st RP. Great little 7a.

with Goi
Gambit 02/Oct/10 Lead RP

Didn't get how good this route was untill the redpoint. Getting it put a huge smile on my face. Harder than some of the 7a's

with Barney
gregoritos 17/Sep/10 Lead β
Hidden 01/Sep/10 Lead RP
galpinos 21/Aug/10 Lead β
with Martin & Paul
Sankey 21/Aug/10 2nd dog
with Luke
Hidden 18/Jul/10 Lead β
mark20 02/Jul/10 Lead RP
J.Wells 02/Jul/10 Lead RP
Hidden 02/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Nick Taylor 29/Jun/10 Lead RP
with Ben Wills
Daniel Wicks 28/Jun/10 Lead
with Howett
thrutch 19/Jun/10 -
with Sven
Hidden 16/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Birdo 05/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Jenny Brown
bigie bob 05/Jun/10 Lead O/S
scottski ?/Jun/10 Lead RP
SR1970 ?/Jun/10 Lead RP
Hidden 28/May/10 Lead rpt
tatz45 28/May/10 Lead RP

Twice on TR then 2nd RP.

Hidden 28/May/10 Lead O/S
Matt Fry 16/May/10 Lead O/S
tskelhon 16/May/10 Lead
with Jen K Disgrace
tskelhon 16/May/10 Lead RP

1st attempt was warm up. got 1st rp

with Jen K Disgrace
Hidden 01/May/10 Lead RP
belay bunny turned bad 01/May/10 -
Joe Grondowski 14/Apr/10 Lead
with John Lynch
john lynch 14/Apr/10 Lead rpt
with joe grondowski
Hidden 10/Apr/10 Lead RP
katyvose1 ??/2010 -
mattwyles1 ??/2010 Lead RP
Fat Tim 25/Oct/09 TR dog
with Peter Milner
Hidden 03/Oct/09 Lead rpt
dominic lee 03/Oct/09 Lead rpt
with neil foster
Hidden 27/Sep/09 Lead RP
jondude 18/Sep/09 Lead O/S
Wil Treasure 13/Aug/09 Lead RP

Second go, should have flashed. A great route.

Hidden 08/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Aug/09 Lead rpt
Joe Costello 27/Jun/09 Lead RP
with Matt and Mike
goi.ashmore 20/Jun/09 Lead RP
with Mark Hundleby
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 14/Jun/09 Lead dog
Hidden 13/Jun/09 Lead O/S
steve_biczyk 13/Jun/09 Lead RP
with Emma & Keith
Hidden 02/Jun/09 Lead RP
JPGR ?/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Yvette
Hidden 31/May/09 Lead dog
john lynch 30/May/09 Lead RP
with adam harrison
Hidden 29/May/09 Lead dog
Ian Broome 26/May/09 Lead

2nd go. tricky

Hidden 26/May/09 Lead β
Morgan Woods 24/May/09 Lead RP

Failed o/s and only rp'd by the skin of my teeth. Nearly foiled by the nasty gaston at the last route.

with Iain
Dan 85 10/May/09 Lead RP
with John Lynch, Matt, Rich, Joe G
tedj234 11/Apr/09 Lead
with Nicolas Rabb
kingholmesy ??/2009 Lead RP
with Borg
Hidden 21/Sep/08 Lead dog
Luke Brooks 01/Sep/08 Lead RP
TomHaigh 30/Aug/08 Lead RP
with Jarek
Hidden 25/Aug/08 Lead RP
Hidden 22/Aug/08 Lead RP
thebigfriendlymoose 21/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with Stephen
ukb & bmc shark 17/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with Seb Grieve
robal ?/Aug/08 Lead
OffshoreAndy 18/Jul/08 Lead O/S
dts 29/Jun/08 Lead dnf
Hidden 29/Jun/08 Lead
morganator 17/Jun/08 Lead RP
with Ivan Green
Hidden 11/May/08 Lead β
mattyork2 08/May/08 Lead RP
with Steve Aherne
Hidden ??/2008 -
Jack Symmons ?/Aug/07 Lead


with Chris T
Rob Grant 19/Jun/07 Lead
Mick B 09/Jun/07 Lead RP
with Steve & Guy
Strong Steve 09/Jun/07 Lead RP
Hidden 06/May/07 -
Hidden 05/May/07 Lead RP
Andrew Barker ??/2007 Lead RP
Hidden ??/2007 Lead
willackers ??/2007 Lead O/S
with Rob Napier, Dan Walker
Alex Mason 17/Jul/06 Lead

was knackered after tower chimney yesterday, a quick pre practice to try to figue out the moves seemed futile. got on the red point attempt and just managed to get up it good route well sustained.

Ram MkiV 05/Jul/06 Lead RP
with Alex and Tristov
Hidden 09/May/06 Lead RP
Boy ??/2006 -
robyn1 ??/2006 -
Dave Bond 28/Aug/05 Lead O/S
with Caroline
Jon Read ?/Aug/05 Lead O/S
skygodley 22/May/05 Lead O/S
with SarahM
Paul Clarke ??/2005 Lead
with Unsure
mark s ??/2005 -
Hidden ??/2005 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Jun/03 Lead dog
Hidden 01/Jun/03 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/03 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/May/03 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2003 -
nige ?/Sep/02 Lead
with mark hounslea
kristian ??/2000 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2000 Lead O/S
Roget 01/May/93 Lead O/S
with jon
Hidden 30/Jun/92 Lead rpt
Tony Little 21/May/92 Lead O/S
craig d ??/1992 -
Stoney Boy 21/Jul/90 Lead O/S
with Colin Hughes
Hidden ??/1990 -
sadams ?/Sep/88 Lead O/S
with Guy Townsend
Mike Owen 22/May/88 Lead O/S
with Mike Mortimer, Elaine Owen
Hidden 24/Apr/88 Lead rpt
ukb & bmc shark ??/1988 Lead
Hidden 26/Apr/87 Lead
Hidden ??/1985 Lead
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