Rockfax Description
The slim corner-line to the right of Nirvana is brilliant but has a hard start up a groove that requires care to protect. © Rockfax

FA. R.Sutcliffe 1968

babymoac 05/Nov/17 Lead
Hidden 05/Nov/17 Lead
Martyn Nicholson 08/Oct/17 -
with Jamie Nicholson
karly54 26/Sep/17 Lead O/S
rob.grafton 17/Sep/17 AltLd
Mike Todd 17/Sep/17 2nd O/S
timmsy 30/Aug/17 Lead
with poppy
Danny Crump 17/Aug/17 Lead
with Anita
Hidden 24/Jul/17 2nd
Hidden 24/Jul/17 2nd
Jonathan Richardson 17/Jun/17 2nd O/S
erkershaw 17/Jun/17 Lead O/S
ninastirrup 14/Jun/17 Lead O/S
with Grandad
Hidden 17/May/17 AltLd
wrapped in bacon 06/May/17 2nd O/S
with Chris
lithos 02/Apr/17 2nd
with Mike Shaw
JHolland 25/Mar/17 2nd
Hidden 25/Mar/17 Lead
g1m147 15/Oct/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Sep/16 TR
Hidden 24/Aug/16 Lead
Hidden 14/Aug/16 Solo O/S
SteveM 14/Aug/16 2nd
with Spenser
SteveM 30/Jul/16 Lead O/S

Groove protected from below before coming in from the right, as described in YL guide

with James
Hidden 30/Jul/16 2nd rpt
embob 23/Jul/16 2nd

Yep, hard start!

with Alex
crossdressingrodney 23/Jul/16 Lead O/S
with fergus
john lynch 16/Jul/16 Solo O/S
Hidden 27/May/16 Lead
Tom Phillips 24/May/16 Lead O/S
with Penny
noshjewbold 28/Feb/16 Lead β
beds74 27/Sep/15 Lead

Repeat. Direct.

with Rebecca Edwards
DavidFarrow 15/Aug/15 Lead
hazeysunshine 15/Aug/15 2nd O/S
Hidden 15/Aug/15 2nd
Danny Crump 22/Jun/15 2nd
with Dexter
Dexter JW 22/Jun/15 Lead O/S
will9911 24/May/15 Lead O/S
bantamdave 24/May/15 Lead O/S
with Nigel
Lessworkmoreclimbing 10/May/15 -
with Kev
Hidden 19/Apr/15 2nd rpt
Hidden 06/Apr/15 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2015 Lead
Martin Bennett 31/Jul/14 -
with AlanB
Vikki Bassek 10/Jul/14 2nd O/S
erica 05/Jul/14 2nd dog
with John
John Brayshaw 05/Jul/14 Lead rpt
with Erica
Dave Musgrove 04/Mar/14 Lead rpt
with Johnny Walker, Nigel Baker
airborne 29/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with Robbie Allen
Unknownbiker 31/Aug/13 Lead
with Tony W
Hidden 19/May/13 Lead O/S
Nigel Bond 30/Apr/13 Lead
with Anne Daykin, Bern Hardman
Hidden 23/Apr/13 Lead rpt
ollyroberts 16/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Huffers69 20/Oct/12 2nd
Hoyes 09/Sep/12 2nd O/S
with David K
spragglerocks 09/Sep/12 Lead O/S
David Kay 09/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Andy Hardy 09/Sep/12 Lead rpt
Batt 09/Sep/12 2nd O/S

Awkward start

erica 28/Aug/12 2nd dog
with John
John Brayshaw 28/Aug/12 Lead rpt
with Erica
beds74 25/Mar/12 Lead
with Rebecca Edwards
gw3285 14/Jan/12 2nd
Callum Anderson ??/2012 -
Snorfalorpagus 13/Nov/11 Lead dnf

Tired and getting dark.

Hidden 13/Nov/11 Lead
egg-man 30/Oct/11 2nd
with Peter Loftus, Paul Randell
Nigel Coe 28/Jul/11 -
with Pete Kelly
Hidden 02/Jul/11 Lead
Hidden 02/Jun/11 2nd
ChrisH.19 02/Jun/11 2nd
with Allan
Gumery 18/Apr/11 2nd
steveleahy 10/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Dave Allen, Neil Davies, Chris Leahy
Hidden 26/Mar/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 23/Mar/11 Lead
Nigel Bond 07/Oct/10 Lead
with George Wostenholm
maria85 04/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with Andy H
Hidden 04/Oct/10 2nd O/S
joe_lancs 04/Sep/10 2nd O/S
Heather651 04/Sep/10 Lead
abercolin 05/Jun/10 Lead O/S

Hayley stated to lead it placed the first few bits of gear then came down. I finished it.

hayleylouise 05/Jun/10 2nd O/S
Calder 31/May/10 2nd
with Ste
stemill 31/May/10 Lead
with Graham
Hidden 30/May/10 Lead O/S
Slaney 22/May/10 Lead O/S

Enjoyable all the way - better than Nirvana IMO

alisonk 11/Apr/10 2nd
with Adrian
munki1971 02/Apr/10 TR O/S
Slaney 02/Apr/10 TR O/S
gcandlin 26/Oct/09 Lead dog

Wieghted the gear about 5 ft of the ground. Foot hold i wanted was all wet

with David candlin
Hidden 25/Jul/09 TR
joeflan 14/Apr/09 2nd O/S
gripped01 ?/Apr/09 Lead
with Jim Jarvis, Elaine Smithson
wheelo 19/Mar/09 2nd
with chris & foggy
Hidden ??/2009 Lead O/S
jasonpm 14/Sep/08 AltLd O/S
with Simon
alisonk ?/Aug/08 2nd
with Adrian
Booey 20/Jul/08 TR O/S
Ken Taylor 01/Jul/08 2nd
with Chris Michalak
dpmUK 24/May/08 Lead O/S
with Neil
Hidden 15/May/08 2nd
Hidden 03/May/08 Lead
Tom Phillips 29/Apr/08 Lead O/S
with martyn
Hidden ??/2008 Lead
ian storey ??/2008 Lead
Peter Smith ??/2008 -
with Mick Leather
Hidden 11/Oct/07 2nd O/S
mike fenwick ?/Sep/07 Solo

Back rope solo

Hidden 26/Jun/07 Lead O/S
betamonkey ?/Jun/07 2nd
with Andy Blakely
mattyork2 26/May/07 Lead O/S
with chris kay
penrithblencathra 28/Apr/07 Lead
with Ed or Jon
Swotson ?/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Ian Athroll
Neil Pacey 25/Mar/07 Lead O/S

Hard start, felt like 5a not 4c as in my guide

rilem 05/Aug/06 2nd

Backed off

with Ian W
Hidden ?/Jul/06 Lead O/S
Shaw Brown 25/Jun/06 2nd
with simon blythe
Peter Metcalfe 25/Jun/06 Lead

Climb this one on double ropes - it allows you to get a wire under the crux before setting off and a couple in at the right end of the traverse into the difficult bit.

with Alan Maines
Hidden 03/Apr/06 Solo
jim robertson ??/2006 -
cem 29/Oct/05 Lead O/S
Whitt ?/Oct/05 Lead RP
with Matt Harris
DavidR 21/Aug/05 Lead O/S
Shaw Brown 12/May/05 Lead
with john martyn
The Pulsing Motorik of Neu! 02/Apr/05 2nd O/S
with Rebecca
Hammy 12/May/04 2nd
with Rick Waterjetski
pezzerrr 07/Mar/04 2nd O/S
Nick Beckett ??/2004 Lead O/S
with Mark Barret
Hidden ??/2004 Lead O/S
max_chan ??/2004 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Oct/03 2nd O/S
Martin Bennett 07/Sep/03 -
with RA
Hidden ?/Jul/03 Lead O/S
Dave Westby ?/Jul/03 -
with John Fishwick
phardman 29/Sep/02 Lead O/S
phardman 29/Sep/02 Lead O/S
babymoac 06/Aug/02 2nd
with Pete C
Hidden 28/Jul/02 2nd rpt
Hidden 01/Jun/02 Lead rpt
Hidden 01/Apr/00 Lead
Hidden 10/Oct/98 Lead
Hidden 04/Jun/98 -
Hammy 28/May/98 TR
craig h ?/May/98 Lead O/S
with Janet Hannah
Trobbo 12/Aug/97 Lead
with john blower
Martin Bennett 09/Aug/97 -
with Jerry Evans
Hidden ?/Jul/96 Lead
Hidden 25/Jun/95 Lead
Hidden 11/May/95 Lead rpt
Hidden 26/Sep/94 Lead
leathers 24/Jun/94 Lead O/S
with Charlotte Evans
Rog Wilko ?/Jun/94 Lead
with Debbie Wilkinson
Hidden 30/Apr/94 Lead O/S
Dave Musgrove 17/Feb/94 Solo
Hidden 28/Jul/93 Lead O/S
Mick King 17/Apr/93 2nd
with Steve Hill
Dave Musgrove ?/Mar/92 Solo
with Steve Webster, David
tapley 11/Aug/91 Lead
with Alison Tapley
Mick King 19/May/91 Lead
with Pete Hankinson
rob.grafton 04/Nov/90 -
with Bruce
lithos ?/Jun/89 Lead O/S
with all sorts
BigHairyIan 29/Jan/89 2nd O/S
with Pete Hodson
Neil R 14/May/88 Lead
with Sharon
John Brayshaw 01/May/88 2nd O/S
with Chris
hazeysunshine 03/May/87 2nd
Hidden ??/1986 -
Andy Say 02/Jul/85 Lead
Dave Musgrove 08/Jun/85 AltLd
Hidden ?/Mar/85 2nd
Paul Clarke ??/1985 Lead
with Not Sure
Martin Bennett 05/Nov/83 -
with John G
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