Rockfax Description
8m. The centre of the buttress eases with height (if you can do the start and don't bottle it). © Rockfax

Dave Musgrove jnr. (solo) 23/Sep/1995

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Callum Smith 05/Nov/17 Sent x

Something I never imagined I'd do and far better than I could have imagined.

Hidden 01/Sep/17 -
ollyisaclimber 02/Jul/17 Solo G/U

Amazing climbing! Slightly harder than And She Was.

scarmichael 02/Jul/17 Solo G/U

Brilliant, just brilliant!

Scooter Young 30/Dec/16 Sent dnf

Bouldered out start to big holds at about half height.

Adam Long 05/Nov/16 Solo
nathanlee 05/Nov/16 Sent O/S

Great holds, especially at the top

with Crew
Joshcastril 02/May/16 Sent x
markalmack 17/Apr/16 Solo O/S
with josh, tozzle, andy lole, ctodd
Andrew Jennings 10/Apr/16 Sent
with Lee Barnes, Rachel Boyd, Emma Harris
Hidden 06/Mar/16 Sent x
Will Hunt 29/Dec/15 Sent x

Should have done this ages ago. So much easier than its neighbour.

with Michaela Tracy, Neil Furniss, mark20
loonyclimber 27/Sep/15 Sent β

A bit gripped. :P

with Andy Jennnings
Kody-James 26/Sep/15 Sent x
Toby 09/Sep/15 Sent
with Simon
Wizzy 30/Aug/15 Solo G/U

Really cool!! 2 pads

robertmctague 17/Feb/15 Sent
Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing 09/Nov/14 Solo

Good, but felt a little eliminate in comparison to its neighbouring arete (which was brilliant).

Duncan Campbell 09/Nov/14 Sent

G-Up. A hard first move into steadier but still interesting climbing. Great stuff!

annep11 17/May/14 Solo RP

A few goes to get the first move. Above pads.

oread 17/May/14 Solo
Liam Ingram 17/May/14 Solo β

After a few false starts. Above pads.

Harry Holmes 17/May/14 Solo RP
with Oli Read
alexmcmillan 17/May/14 Solo β

First go!

KristopherHall 09/Mar/14 Sent x
chris m fisher 09/Mar/14 Sent
nia 09/Mar/14 Sent O/S
petegunn 09/Mar/14 Sent
Nez ??/2014 -
Hidden 30/Nov/13 Sent O/S
Dave Warburton 06/Oct/13 Solo G/U

Couple of false starts. Great climbing but feels a bit squeezed in?

Somerset swede basher 29/Sep/13 Solo O/S
with Jen, Rob, Birdo
Hidden 20/Apr/13 Solo G/U
Bloke on a Rope 20/Apr/13 Solo G/U

Another excellent highball, managed to maintain composure for the tasty top move!

Hidden 02/Feb/13 Sent x
Ian Broome 02/Feb/13 Sent

Ended up on holds near right arete? after starting in the middle,

highrepute 02/Dec/12 Solo
jacobjacob 02/Dec/12 Solo O/S
PeteH 25/Jul/11 Solo dnf

Bailed off from over half-height onto my tiny mat! I found the line quite indistinct, naturally drawing you either too close to the left arete or too close to the VS crack on the right (big chickenheads) - tried to stay right in the middle and failed. Blinkered approach certainly deserves an extra E-grade given the lack of pro, I would've thought. I think I need someone to tell me what I'm allowed to use on this one!

Boy ?/Nov/10 Solo
with Fiona Fullwood
Mattyk 04/Sep/10 Sent x

So pleased to send this. Bloody superb climbing and when it gets high and scary the holds get really good! One of the best highballs in yorkshire.

with ali k
Hidden 04/Sep/10 Solo
Bennykr 17/Apr/10 Solo O/S

freken awesome route, definetly a uber highball boulder problem, but i wouldnt like to think wat would happen if you came off the last few moves!!

Hidden 19/Sep/09 Solo β
Hidden 18/Nov/08 Solo RP
Chris Reid 18/Jul/99 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/1999 Lead O/S
Dave Musgrove 23/Sep/95 2nd

David led - New Route.

Dave Musgrove Jnr 23/Sep/95 Solo O/S

First Ascent

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