Rockfax Description
An enticing but bold line. Climb carefully up the shallow open groove to the small overhang, where there is a thread and a good hold. Gain the thin flake above, step left and finish more easily. © Rockfax

FA. A.Austin 1976

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GrahamD 2 Nov, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: Some nice technical moves with good thread protection. Easy at E1 IMO.
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βeta: Some nice technical moves with good thread protection. Easy at E1 IMO.
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Hidden 23 Feb 2nd O/S
JoeCoxson 23 Feb Lead O/S Would have not have been pretty taking the fall before the thread. Fingery after that
with JakeB.
Would have not have been pretty taking the fall before the thread. Fingery after that
with JakeB.
rob.grafton 17 Sep, 2017 AltLd
Mike Todd 17 Sep, 2017 Lead O/S Thread needs replacing!
Thread needs replacing!
Maddie 4 Oct, 2016 Lead dnf Tried to power to the thread without any lower gear,got 1 move off, freaked a bit and downclimbed the entire thing. Top tactics...
with Sam Moss
Tried to power to the thread without any lower gear,got 1 move off, freaked a bit and downclimbed the entire thing. Top tactics...
with Sam Moss
Hidden 14 Aug, 2016 Lead O/S
SteveM 31 Jul, 2016 2nd
with James
with James
Hidden 31 Jul, 2016 Lead rpt
kyaizawa 14 May, 2016 Lead O/S
Bethwoodley 14 May, 2016 2nd O/S
with kyaizawa, Bruce Woodley
with kyaizawa, Bruce Woodley
beds74 27 Sep, 2015 TR No takers so shunted. Excellent line.
with Rebecca Edwards
No takers so shunted. Excellent line.
with Rebecca Edwards
Hidden 25 Jun, 2015 2nd
JendeHoxar 25 Jun, 2015 2nd O/S
tmawer 16 Nov, 2014 2nd rpt
with Mike Norbery
with Mike Norbery
JimHolmes69 26 Aug, 2014 Lead O/S
with AndyPratt88, Alan Cameron
with AndyPratt88, Alan Cameron
AndyPratt88 26 Aug, 2014 2nd dog
John Pickles 16 Aug, 2014 2nd
with Kieran Hodgson
with Kieran Hodgson
joeflan 29 Mar, 2014 Lead O/S
kempy7 ??, 2014 Lead O/S Dad stubbed his toe so didn't want to climb anymore so said he'd only belay me if I did a few E1s. Good day!!
with Dad
Dad stubbed his toe so didn't want to climb anymore so said he'd only belay me if I did a few E1s. Good day!!
with Dad
Jordanh031 24 Oct, 2013 - Nice climb, crux section still has the thread in place.
Nice climb, crux section still has the thread in place.
John Brayshaw 29 Jun, 2013 2nd dog
with Dan
with Dan
Hidden 23 Apr, 2013 Lead O/S
ollyroberts 4 Mar, 2013 Lead O/S
augustus trout 6 Oct, 2012 2nd
with Phil Jarvis
with Phil Jarvis
Hoyes 9 Sep, 2012 2nd O/S Excellent climbing, but hard (strenuous, sustained and technical) and some marginal gear below the thread.
Excellent climbing, but hard (strenuous, sustained and technical) and some marginal gear below the thread.
David Kay 9 Sep, 2012 Lead O/S Good sustained climbing. Small wires protect the lower section well until you get to the thread.
with Hoyes
Good sustained climbing. Small wires protect the lower section well until you get to the thread.
with Hoyes
Andy Hardy 9 Sep, 2012 Lead rpt
gw3285 14 Jan, 2012 Lead
Hidden 11 Jun, 2011 Lead O/S
victim of mathematics 11 Jun, 2011 2nd O/S Technically easy, but if you fell off the crux, you'd hit the ground. Nice climbing.
with Pagan
Technically easy, but if you fell off the crux, you'd hit the ground. Nice climbing.
with Pagan
PaulHermes 6 Mar, 2011 AltLd Dropped a top roap down. Powerfull moves and no let up till the top. Good route
with Stewart VCCC
Dropped a top roap down. Powerfull moves and no let up till the top. Good route
with Stewart VCCC
pastep 6 Mar, 2011 TR Fun to motor up on TR. Hardest part of leading would be hanging about fiddling small gear in.
with ebf
Fun to motor up on TR. Hardest part of leading would be hanging about fiddling small gear in.
with ebf
ebf 6 Mar, 2011 TR
with pastep
with pastep
Hidden ??, 2011 -
max_chan 19 Jun, 2010 Lead O/S
Andrew1 3 Jun, 2010 Lead O/S
with Hulda
with Hulda
Hulda 3 Jun, 2010 2nd
with Andrew1
with Andrew1
Hidden 24 Apr, 2010 Lead
Dave Warburton 30 Jan, 2010 Lead O/S Nice, good moves and situations.
Nice, good moves and situations.
Ewan Russell 30 Jan, 2010 2nd O/S
cobweb 28 Oct, 2009 Lead O/S
with martyn hopson
with martyn hopson
AshWall 23 May, 2009 TR O/S might have led it! felt well good..
with Andrew
might have led it! felt well good..
with Andrew
lithos 23 May, 2009 Lead O/S
with julie
with julie
Seymore Butt ??, 2009 Lead
joe larner 28 Jun, 2008 2nd
with Bruce and Dave
with Bruce and Dave
Hidden 28 Jun, 2008 2nd
Hidden 15 May, 2008 Lead
chicken88 26 Aug, 2006 -
with Andy Clough
with Andy Clough
Brown 26 Mar, 2006 Lead O/S
with Jessika
with Jessika
jim robertson ??, 2006 -
cem 29 Oct, 2005 Lead O/S
with GrahamD
with GrahamD
Hidden 20 Aug, 2005 Lead O/S
pezzerrr 7 Mar, 2004 Lead O/S
Hidden ??, 2004 Lead O/S
rob.grafton 26 Jul, 2003 Lead
with Bruce
with Bruce
Dave Westby ?Jul, 2003 -
with John Fishwick
with John Fishwick
phardman 29 Sep, 2002 Lead O/S
phardman 29 Sep, 2002 Lead O/S
Hidden 10 Oct, 1998 2nd
Hidden ?Sep, 1998 AltLd
Sut 26 Jun, 1998 Lead O/S
craig h ?May, 1998 Lead O/S
with Janet Hannah
with Janet Hannah
Hidden ??, 1998 Lead O/S
Hidden ?Aug, 1996 Lead
Martin Bennett 12 Jul, 1995 -
with MT
with MT
uphillnow 17 May, 1995 -
Hidden 7 May, 1995 Lead
Hidden 3 May, 1995 Lead O/S
Hidden 26 Sep, 1994 2nd
Dave Musgrove 17 Feb, 1994 Lead
Mick King 17 Apr, 1993 Lead rpt
with Steve Hill
with Steve Hill
Andy Say 10 May, 1992 Lead
Mick King 19 May, 1991 Lead O/S
with Pete Hankinson
with Pete Hankinson
rob.grafton 4 Nov, 1990 -
with Bruce
with Bruce
lithos ??, 1990 2nd O/S
with martin brown
with martin brown
Bruce Kerr 18 Sep, 1988 Lead
with Mike Boyle
with Mike Boyle
Chris Ellis 22 May, 1988 2nd
with Dan Morgan
with Dan Morgan
Brian Wilderspin 9 Jul, 1987 -
with Jim Bird
with Jim Bird
Hidden ??, 1986 -
Hidden 12 Oct, 1985 Lead
Hidden 27 Sep, 1985 Lead O/S
Dave Musgrove 8 Jun, 1985 AltLd
Hidden ??, 1985 Lead
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