Rockfax Description
Aptly named. Climb the left-slanting flaky crack 3m left of Fool's Gold. Follow this to the top of a pinnacle, then move right to a crack/groove and up to a ledge. Move left gingerly to escape. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
Aptly named, climb the left slanting flaky crack 3m left of the fools gold crack. follow this to the top of a pinnacle. Move right to a crack/groove then up to a ledge. Move gingerly left to escape.

T.Taylor & A.Whittall 18/Jun/1985

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Logged Ascents

UserDateStyleNotes & Partners
Andy England 3 Jun Lead O/S
Rob Hirst 3 Jun Lead O/S
FatRob 26 May 2nd O/S Not as loose as they say, care needed.
with Sam Eldridge
Not as loose as they say, care needed.
with Sam Eldridge
Alex Hallam 11 May Lead O/S Excellent
Excellent
hutchay 21 Apr Lead O/S
with Dan (meetup)
with Dan (meetup)
KarenAlmighty 20 Apr 2nd O/S Cruise
Cruise
Wanderlust 20 Apr Lead O/S Lovely. Felt more like HS 4b.
Lovely. Felt more like HS 4b.
jopayne1988 7 Apr Lead dnf
Stuart Russell 12 Dec, 2018 Lead O/S It looks very loose but most of it is solid enough
It looks very loose but most of it is solid enough
felixwilkins 14 Oct, 2018 2nd
Graham Carter ??, 2018 -
Graham Carter ??, 2018 -
SeánM 30 Jul, 2017 Lead
with Rob N
with Rob N
Rob N 30 Jul, 2017 2nd
with SeánM
with SeánM
Derek Graham 21 May, 2017 -
Gabe Oliver 15 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S A bit crap really
A bit crap really
Hidden 23 Aug, 2016 2nd O/S
KeenClimber 18 Aug, 2016 Lead O/S
Moritz L 21 Jul, 2016 Lead O/S
with Dan0Me
with Dan0Me
Dan0Me 21 Jul, 2016 2nd O/S
charley 10 Jun, 2016 2nd O/S Seemed pretty solid. Definitely worthwhile..
Seemed pretty solid. Definitely worthwhile..
Ciderslider 10 Jun, 2016 Lead O/S Quite a nice route
with charley
Quite a nice route
with charley
Tim Harvey 28 May, 2016 Lead O/S
with Tom West
with Tom West
rinda_ree 16 Mar, 2016 2nd
with Jack Nicholls
with Jack Nicholls
Hidden 30 Dec, 2015 2nd O/S
owen gibson 29 Dec, 2015 Lead
brader-brader 16 Jun, 2015 Lead O/S
andyboy123 30 May, 2015 Lead O/S
with CJ Sutton
with CJ Sutton
Hidden 30 May, 2015 Lead rpt
Simon Alden 12 May, 2015 Lead O/S
with Phil Thomas
with Phil Thomas
damob123 11 Mar, 2015 Lead O/S
with Louise Titchfield
with Louise Titchfield
willyum1991 ??, 2015 Lead
EBailey 8 Nov, 2014 2nd Definitely felt like VS
Definitely felt like VS
Hidden ?Nov, 2014 -
Hidden 12 Oct, 2014 Lead O/S
damob123 11 Sep, 2014 Lead O/S
with Elena Murphy, Louise Titchfield
with Elena Murphy, Louise Titchfield
jtree03 15 Jun, 2014 Lead Nice route, with a couple of scary moves to the right up the shattered arête when you get to the top of the climb.
with Brother Al
Nice route, with a couple of scary moves to the right up the shattered arête when you get to the top of the climb.
with Brother Al
Big Lee 4 Aug, 2013 Lead O/S The 4c moves were well protected with good rests and good gear so I'm not sure how this warrents HVS 4c. Felt no harder than Equinox further right.
The 4c moves were well protected with good rests and good gear so I'm not sure how this warrents HVS 4c. Felt no harder than Equinox further right.
Hidden 4 Aug, 2013 2nd O/S
Steve Perry 2 Jun, 2013 2nd
with Stu
with Stu
Dan Hale 2 Feb, 2013 Lead O/S Guidebook said it had partly collapsed and was best avoided-didn't feel too bad to me, most of it fairly solid, just had to be careful.
with raji
Guidebook said it had partly collapsed and was best avoided-didn't feel too bad to me, most of it fairly solid, just had to be careful.
with raji
scott mayled ?Feb, 2013 Lead O/S climbed with george best
climbed with george best
Nick Biven ??, 2013 -
philippe orchard 1 Aug, 2012 Lead
Hillseeker 28 Jul, 2012 2nd
with Paul Greenhow
with Paul Greenhow
iwebster59017 18 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
Kirsty810202 18 Apr, 2011 2nd O/S
Ieuan 31 Dec, 2010 2nd O/S
SimonHolloway1 9 Oct, 2010 Lead O/S
stevethomas 18 Jun, 2010 Lead
with Pete
with Pete
Mr Tickle 4 Jun, 2010 2nd O/S Weird descent....almost a second pitch!
with davenev
Weird descent....almost a second pitch!
with davenev
davenev 4 Jun, 2010 Lead O/S Interesting descent.....very very easy for HVS
Interesting descent.....very very easy for HVS
Steeve 22 May, 2010 Lead O/S quite loose, but nice climbing, and an interesting escape!
quite loose, but nice climbing, and an interesting escape!
Hidden 19 Apr, 2010 2nd O/S
Ewan Russell 14 Apr, 2010 Solo O/S
with Myself!
with Myself!
samrad 10 Mar, 2010 Solo O/S
Hidden 15 Jan, 2010 2nd O/S
griff90 ??, 2010 Lead
BigStuff 31 Oct, 2009 2nd β
with Amy Brown, jaswa
with Amy Brown, jaswa
jaswa 30 Sep, 2009 Lead
with craig palmer
with craig palmer
isaac d m 8 Apr, 2009 2nd O/S
Justin Tracey 6 Apr, 2009 Lead O/S
with Jimdanson
with Jimdanson
jimdanson 6 Apr, 2009 2nd
with justin tracey
with justin tracey
Mikelo 9 Jan, 2009 2nd
with adam06
with adam06
adam06 9 Jan, 2009 Lead
with Mikelo
with Mikelo
Mowglee ?Sep, 2008 Lead O/S
with Tania
with Tania
Hidden 31 May, 2008 Lead rpt
Hidden 26 May, 2008 Lead O/S
Hidden 26 May, 2008 2nd
Hardonicus 26 May, 2008 2nd O/S
bobette 14 May, 2008 2nd O/S
with Jon
with Jon
pad-rat 27 Mar, 2008 Solo
Hidden 7 Mar, 2008 Lead O/S
Sgt. Vest 15 Feb, 2008 Solo O/S
tcn_2002 5 Oct, 2007 Lead
Miles87 13 May, 2007 2nd O/S
with Will Maxwell+ Elsie Blackshaw
with Will Maxwell+ Elsie Blackshaw
Rob Kennard ??, 2007 -
@ndyM@rsh@ll ??, 2007 Solo O/S
Katie Weston 4 Nov, 2006 2nd O/S
petellis 7 Oct, 2006 Lead O/S
with Aly
with Aly
Hidden 29 Sep, 2006 Lead O/S
michael burrows 26 Apr, 2005 Lead
with rockcat
with rockcat
centurion05 ??, 2005 Lead O/S
with marshall kinnear
with marshall kinnear
centurion05 ??, 2005 Lead O/S
with marshall kinnear
with marshall kinnear
jcbarber993 ?Apr, 2004 Lead O/S
Hawthorn 10 Oct, 2003 Solo O/S
paul m hadley ?Oct, 2003 -
Mark Stevenson 6 Apr, 2003 Solo O/S
Kerm ?Aug, 2001 Lead
Marti999 ??, 2000 Lead
stuart100 21 Mar, 1998 Lead O/S
with Claire Graham
with Claire Graham
Rog Wilko ?Apr, 1997 Lead
with Debbie Wilkinson
with Debbie Wilkinson
Scott McRae ?Jul, 1992 Lead O/S
with Steve Jones
with Steve Jones
ewjudge 23 Jul, 1991 Lead O/S
with JSRCI course
with JSRCI course
kato'sdad 13 Apr, 1991 Lead
with Jerry Mattinson
with Jerry Mattinson
PaulHermes ??, 1991 -
Hidden 4 Nov, 1990 2nd O/S
Hidden 14 Oct, 1990 Lead rpt
Hughbery55 28 Mar, 1990 Lead O/S
with Dave
with Dave
chrisdavies ??, 1990 Solo
lithos ?Nov, 1989 -
conradallen 6 May, 1989 Lead
Dave Douglas 24 Jul, 1988 Lead O/S
Dave Musgrove 30 Apr, 1988 Solo
Hidden ?Oct, 1987 Lead O/S
Hidden 22 Apr, 1987 2nd
Sean Kelly ??, 1986 -
with Duncan Lee
with Duncan Lee
kjacks ??, 1986 Lead
with Phil McCosh
with Phil McCosh
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Style of ascent
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