20m.

Rockfax Description
A fine and testing pitch. Follow the line of steep grooves and overlaps just right of the base of the buttress, past a jug in the back of the groove and bolt on the left wall at five metres. © Rockfax

FA. Ron Fawcett, Al Evans, Dave Parker 1974. Ron Fawcett puts Chapel Head on the national map with the ascent of the much respected Moonchild. Moonchild has gradually drifted up the grades from E2.

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UKB Shark 17 May, 2002 Show βeta
βeta: bold start - good skyhook placement - gives confidence (not joking)
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stuardo 8 Sep Lead O/S
with jolly
with jolly
Julian Cooper 7 Sep Lead O/S
with Ben Steel
with Ben Steel
Hidden 2 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S
Rob Rocket 3 Nov, 2017 TR
Duncan Campbell ??, 2017 Lead Did retroed line but want the Craggsy 100 tick!!
Did retroed line but want the Craggsy 100 tick!!
Scooter Young 5 Nov, 2016 TR Now bolted
Now bolted
Rob Rocket 5 Nov, 2016 TR
Rob Rocket 4 Nov, 2016 TR
john lynch 28 Oct, 2016 Lead O/S fantastic!
with Lewis Andrew
fantastic!
with Lewis Andrew
Hidden 18 Sep, 2016 Lead O/S
tbeet 1 Sep, 2016 Lead RP around 6c+...
around 6c+...
The Grist 28 Aug, 2016 Lead O/S Now fully bolted. Grade? Felt 6c+ to me. Great route.
with Tim Whitaker
Now fully bolted. Grade? Felt 6c+ to me. Great route.
with Tim Whitaker
tunnah 5 Aug, 2016 Lead RP 2rd go has been bolted now wouldn't of like to lead this on trad gear think its like 6c french now
with CMoore
2rd go has been bolted now wouldn't of like to lead this on trad gear think its like 6c french now
with CMoore
CMoore 5 Aug, 2016 Lead O/S Great line. Should see more acents now it's bolted.
with tunnah
Great line. Should see more acents now it's bolted.
with tunnah
craig matheson ??, 2016 -
Adam Long 31 Aug, 2011 Lead O/S No pegs, though there is a bolt in reach at 4m.
with Ben Bransby
No pegs, though there is a bolt in reach at 4m.
with Ben Bransby
Seymore Butt ??, 2011 Lead O/S
with Ian Fenton
with Ian Fenton
Hidden ??, 2008 Lead O/S
Hidden 14 Oct, 2006 Lead O/S
jim robertson ??, 2006 -
Hidden ??, 2006 -
pete johnson 11 Sep, 2005 Lead O/S
pauldrew 11 Sep, 2005 2nd
whispering nic ?Aug, 2003 -
with Graham Iles
with Graham Iles
accynez ??, 2000 Lead O/S
ste_d 18 May, 1997 2nd O/S
Mike_d78 18 May, 1997 Lead O/S
SR1970 ?Aug, 1996 Lead O/S
Dave Musgrove 27 Jul, 1996 Lead O/S
with Andy Watts
with Andy Watts
Dave Musgrove Jnr 24 Jun, 1996 Lead O/S
with Jari Pollenen
with Jari Pollenen
UKB Shark 11 Aug, 1994 Lead Some kind person at the crag lent me his skyhook to protect the start
Some kind person at the crag lent me his skyhook to protect the start
Jonathan Lagoe - UKC ?Aug, 1994 AltLd O/S
with Martin Doyle
with Martin Doyle
Steve Crowe 25 Jul, 1992 Lead O/S
Hidden 11 Aug, 1990 2nd
uphillnow ??, 1990 2nd Seconded twice 1990s.
Seconded twice 1990s.
keefe 12 Sep, 1988 -
andybirtwistle 16 Jun, 1988 Lead O/S
Hidden 26 Jul, 1987 Lead
daviesxxx ??, 1987 Lead O/S lead late 80's found it very tough, quite fluttery
lead late 80's found it very tough, quite fluttery
Hammy 30 Oct, 1985 2nd
with Luke Steer
with Luke Steer
Hammy 6 Aug, 1984 Lead
with Colin Struthers
with Colin Struthers
Hidden ??, 1978 Lead
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