28m.

Rockfax Description
A classic Yorkshire E5 with excellent but unnerving climbing. Ascend the grassy ramp and move up to good holds. Stand on the good holds and climb to the main break via a flake - peg. There is a bush at the break with a peg and old bolt above and to the left. Gain a shallow groove on the left which leads to a ledge. Climb over the bulge and then pull round the roof to finish up a groove - peg. Lower-off. © Rockfax

FA. Pete Gomersall, Duncan Drake 1980. Pete Gomersall starts his Blue Scar campaign. The first route to tackle the main challenge of the crag.

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Great Wall Climbs of the UK, Caff's 100 Ace E5s, Ultimate E5 ticklist, Yorkshire Limestone top 50

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nigel baker 22 Aug, 2003 Show βeta
βeta: Wrong grading system Ashley,Its not a sports climb!!
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βeta: Wrong grading system Ashley,Its not a sports climb!!
Tyler 21 Aug, 2003 Show βeta
βeta: About F6c or 6c+. Not all over once you get the peg and huge jug five feet from the lower off....unfortunately.
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βeta: About F6c or 6c+. Not all over once you get the peg and huge jug five feet from the lower off....unfortunately.
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Logged Ascents

User Date Style Notes & Partners
Hidden ??, 2017 -
Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing 24 Sep, 2016 Lead O/S Definitely not the easy ride I was expecting. There's some bold/insecure moves (at least that's how they felt with the dusty/dirty rock) in between some quite fiddly gear. Maybe it'd feel different when clean + chalked, but certainly no path in its current state!
with Tony Stone
Definitely not the easy ride I was expecting. There's some bold/insecure moves (at least that's how they felt with the dusty/dirty rock) in between some quite fiddly gear. Maybe it'd feel different when clean + chalked, but certainly no path in its current state!
with Tony Stone
Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing 24 Sep, 2016 TR rpt Had to get my gear out after lowering down + cleaning Priapism (which I never got round to actually doing, doh...)
with Tony Stone
Had to get my gear out after lowering down + cleaning Priapism (which I never got round to actually doing, doh...)
with Tony Stone
WB 15 Aug, 2015 Lead On Marks gear.
On Marks gear.
markalmack 15 Aug, 2015 Lead O/S Good. Soft. f6cish with a few run outs between good gear. Not dissimilar to right wall
with will-i-am-old-as-fuck
Good. Soft. f6cish with a few run outs between good gear. Not dissimilar to right wall
with will-i-am-old-as-fuck
Hidden 7 Aug, 2015 -
Hidden 27 Sep, 2009 Lead O/S
Ram MkiV 22 Sep, 2009 Lead β had watched/belayed al & andy last time here but was too cold/dark for a go that night. amazing route. tired and fighting!
with Guy
had watched/belayed al & andy last time here but was too cold/dark for a go that night. amazing route. tired and fighting!
with Guy
andy gravestock 13 Sep, 2009 Lead O/S first e5 onsite felt amazing got slightly scared but still got to the top.
with steve,allex
first e5 onsite felt amazing got slightly scared but still got to the top.
with steve,allex
Alex Mason 13 Sep, 2009 Lead β On andys pre-placed gear, plus more of my own. Dissapointingly after crossing the bulge i clipped some of andys gear (which i wouldnt have reached to place) in a moment of worry. Should do again though, amazing route, safe run-outs and no really hard moves.
On andys pre-placed gear, plus more of my own. Dissapointingly after crossing the bulge i clipped some of andys gear (which i wouldnt have reached to place) in a moment of worry. Should do again though, amazing route, safe run-outs and no really hard moves.
Rich Kirby 25 Sep, 2008 2nd rpt
with Eddie
with Eddie
D Tempest 1 Jul, 2008 2nd
with Rick
with Rick
mgeek ?Sep, 2006 Lead O/S
with Trevor Woods
with Trevor Woods
Eduardo Martinez 1 Sep, 2005 Lead rpt
Tony Little 24 Jul, 2005 Lead O/S Suddenly kicks in near the top.
with Ed Brown
Suddenly kicks in near the top.
with Ed Brown
Hidden 20 Aug, 2003 Lead dog
Tom Briggs ??, 2002 -
with Steve Adams
with Steve Adams
Hidden ??, 2001 Lead
craig matheson ??, 1999 Lead O/S
with Rob Matheson
with Rob Matheson
innes ?Jul, 1998 Lead O/S
with Craig
with Craig
phardman ??, 1998 Lead O/S
TCP ?Sep, 1997 Lead O/S With mi Dad felt ok good gear but spaced great climbing on a gem of a crag
With mi Dad felt ok good gear but spaced great climbing on a gem of a crag
uphillnow ?Sep, 1997 2nd
with TCP
with TCP
UKB Shark 30 Aug, 1997 Lead O/S
with Dave Marsh
with Dave Marsh
ste_d 16 Aug, 1996 2nd O/S
Mike_d78 16 Aug, 1996 Lead
with ste_d
with ste_d
crossleysm ?Aug, 1996 Lead O/S
uphillnow ??, 1996 2nd
with TCP
with TCP
Dave Musgrove Jnr 19 Aug, 1995 Lead O/S
with Nick Ashton
with Nick Ashton
Hidden 13 Jul, 1995 Lead
accynez 29 Aug, 1994 Lead O/S Just brilliant. Was very pleased with this and can still remember the day. (November 2018 now). Big Al flashed Unreal on the same day.
with Big Al
Just brilliant. Was very pleased with this and can still remember the day. (November 2018 now). Big Al flashed Unreal on the same day.
with Big Al
Roget 20 Aug, 1994 Lead O/S
with jon
with jon
Dave Musgrove 19 Aug, 1994 Lead rpt I had tried this a couple of times earlier in the summer but bottled it below the crux. No problems this time though. Very satisfying.
with Nigel Baker
I had tried this a couple of times earlier in the summer but bottled it below the crux. No problems this time though. Very satisfying.
with Nigel Baker
mattnuttall 8 Aug, 1994 Lead O/S
with Ian Vickers
with Ian Vickers
Mike_d78 1 Aug, 1994 Lead O/S
with ste_d
with ste_d
Hidden 4 Sep, 1993 Lead
Billg ??, 1993 Lead O/S
with Keith Sharples
with Keith Sharples
Rich Kirby 26 Jul, 1992 Lead O/S
ajtay ?Jun, 1992 -
Eduardo Martinez 21 Sep, 1991 Lead O/S
Steve Crowe 27 Jul, 1991 Lead RP Took a fall on my first attempt. Lead it clean next go.
with Colin Murley
Took a fall on my first attempt. Lead it clean next go.
with Colin Murley
andybirtwistle 18 Aug, 1990 Lead
with John Earl
with John Earl
Hidden 29 Jul, 1990 Lead O/S
Hidden 22 Jul, 1990 Lead O/S
Bob 13 Aug, 1989 2nd O/S
with al phizacklea
with al phizacklea
Neil McA 14 Sep, 1988 Lead O/S Like a Yorkshire 'Right Wall'
with Dave Gale
Like a Yorkshire 'Right Wall'
with Dave Gale
Hidden 30 Aug, 1987 -
Mike Owen 5 Oct, 1985 Lead O/S
with Elaine Owen
with Elaine Owen
Seymore Butt ??, 1985 Lead
with Ian Fenton
with Ian Fenton
Hidden ?Aug, 1984 Lead O/S
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