Rockfax Description
A magnificent trip up this massive wall. The climbing is remarkably sustained with a crux right at the top. © Rockfax

FA. George Smith, Al Phizacklea 1983. A major contribution from George Smith who later left the area for North Wales

fellrunner 31/Oct/15 Lead β

Did route from cold had to hang in to onsight it ,sustained , clips in thanks to Dean Eastham

samrad 30/Sep/15 Lead O/S
with ben
Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing 23/Aug/15 Lead O/S

Always steered away from this one due to it's wandering nature, but with a selection of extended quickdraws it doesn't feel that bad at all.

penny.orr 23/Aug/15 TR dog

Very wondering but quite good moves.

GPN 11/Aug/15 Lead O/S

Pretty much onsight: had mega rope-drag at the top so grabbed the chain to clip. Did it totally cleanly after - having somebody remove the 2 rightmost qds helped a lot with the drag. Double ropes would be good as well!

with Gavin, Graham Hadaway
gav 11/Aug/15 2nd dog

Managed to below the final line of bolts, but from thereon there was a lot of resting.

Hidden 12/Jul/15 Lead O/S
steveleahy 15/Feb/15 Lead O/S
Dave Turnbull, BMC 20/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Simon Lee
ukb & bmc shark 20/Sep/14 Lead

Flashed but grabbed the belay

Hidden 16/Sep/14 Lead O/S
kevg ??/2014 Lead RP
kevg 12/Oct/13 Lead dog
with Ewan, Fraser
Fraser 12/Oct/13 TR dog

Seems pretty hard for 7A+, but I've said that before about routes at CH, so will reserve judgement till I've been back on it again. Sustained, high quality climbing all the way.

with Ewan, Kev
Hidden 26/Aug/13 Lead O/S
nathanlee 10/Aug/13 Lead β

bit of vague beta helped alot, did the middle section of flight path i think.

with Dom Lee
dominic lee 10/Aug/13 Lead O/S

Great technical route..great crag.

innes ??/2012 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Aug/11 Lead O/S
steepstuff 24/Jul/11 -
with Woody
ewen 27/Aug/10 Lead dnf

needs a few wires. which i did not have.

with rich
tomhull 14/Aug/10 Lead dnf

good onsight effort but no cigar

with paul cox
craig matheson ??/2010 -
mattnuttall 16/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with Ian Vickers
jim robertson ??/2006 -
whispering nic ?/Aug/03 -
with Niall
Roget 30/Jun/00 Lead rpt
with jon
sadams 15/Sep/96 Lead O/S
with Team Midlands
Paul Clarke ??/1996 Lead
Rich Kirby 12/Jul/92 Lead O/S
Steve Crowe ??/1992 Lead O/S

circa 1992

Hidden 24/Aug/91 Lead β
keefe 24/Aug/91 -
Hidden 26/Jul/87 Lead
Hidden 14/Jul/87 -
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