19m.

Rockfax Description
The open groove is a tricky proposition, and has a number of blind moves. Finish at the lower-off of Scapa Flow. © Rockfax

FA. Steve Taylor 04/Sep/1993

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User Date Style Notes & Partners
Stroppy 20 Oct Lead O/S
TeenageMutantClimbingTurtle 20 Oct 2nd dog
with Stroppy
with Stroppy
FerClimbs 7 Sep Lead dog One rest at the crux. Ignore the small pockets, just focus on the feet and use the medium size pockets/handholds.
One rest at the crux. Ignore the small pockets, just focus on the feet and use the medium size pockets/handholds.
GerryWall 2 Sep Lead dog
Hidden 2 Sep Lead dog
veronicajabronica 2 Sep TR dog Umm. No. That bit with no holds is not 6b+
Umm. No. That bit with no holds is not 6b+
veronicajabronica 2 Sep TR dog Umm. No. That bit with no holds is not 6b+
Umm. No. That bit with no holds is not 6b+
Hidden 24 Aug Lead RP
annakh 24 Aug Lead dog
luke harvie 24 Aug Lead O/S
with Liam
with Liam
james n 3 Aug Lead O/S
with Lisa P
with Lisa P
Hidden 3 Aug Lead RP
Hidden 3 Aug 2nd dog
Ignas Va 27 Jul Lead dog
with JorgeR
with JorgeR
lbachini 14 Jul 2nd
Hidden 14 Jul Lead O/S
Hidden 14 Jul Lead rpt
Mid1344 13 Jul Lead dnf
kenneM 27 Jun Lead O/S
with Chris
with Chris
Hidden 22 Jun Lead dog
tania 22 Jun Lead dog
slowmotion 16 Jun Lead dog
Abi Chard 3 Jun Lead O/S
Hidden 28 May Lead O/S
john lynch 6 May Lead O/S
Bethan May Davies 6 May Lead dog Absolutely desperate! I couldn't feel my fingers which didn't help...
Absolutely desperate! I couldn't feel my fingers which didn't help...
Paul Sagar 16 Apr Lead dog Tricky sequence in the crux. Realised I was doing it wrong when resorting to heaving on a mono.
Tricky sequence in the crux. Realised I was doing it wrong when resorting to heaving on a mono.
Paul Sagar 16 Apr Lead RP Straightforward second go
Straightforward second go
Ian Bell 24 Mar Lead O/S Really enjoyed this one, 2 star at least
Really enjoyed this one, 2 star at least
julesmckim 22 Mar Lead O/S Took more working out than expected!
with Piero
Took more working out than expected!
with Piero
Hidden ?? -
ThomasB 20 Oct, 2018 Lead O/S
aiyer 7 Oct, 2018 Lead β Very delicate near the top..
Very delicate near the top..
Kev Little 7 Oct, 2018 Lead rpt
with aiyer
with aiyer
afterthesend 9 Sep, 2018 Lead rpt
Michael Bortoluzzi 18 Aug, 2018 Lead O/S Felt nails. Took ages to figure out the crux
Felt nails. Took ages to figure out the crux
mregueira 18 Aug, 2018 2nd dog
philhaigh 18 Aug, 2018 Lead rpt
with mregueira, Noe NK, Raul Enriquez, Quitiweb, Juanjo Castill?n
with mregueira, Noe NK, Raul Enriquez, Quitiweb, Juanjo Castill?n
FerClimbs 7 Jul, 2018 Lead dog One fall and lots of rest in the crux. It is actually not that hard.
One fall and lots of rest in the crux. It is actually not that hard.
adamsriches 1 Jul, 2018 Lead rpt Forgot how tricky the crux is on this
with Toro
Forgot how tricky the crux is on this
with Toro
Phil Davidson 6 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
with Steve Challoner
with Steve Challoner
afterthesend 24 May, 2018 Lead RP
kcichy 6 May, 2018 Lead β
with Nick
with Nick
nacnud 22 Apr, 2018 Lead dog
with Ed Wigmore
with Ed Wigmore
Brian H 31 Oct, 2017 Lead rpt
with Martin Slater
with Martin Slater
Hidden 8 Oct, 2017 Lead dnf
nimajneb 22 Sep, 2017 Lead O/S
gem_stone12 22 Sep, 2017 TR O/S
Will Beaumont 26 Aug, 2017 2nd
ClimbingAlex 26 Aug, 2017 Lead dog Came off at the crux groove. Rested on rope and got it second try. Blind moves lead to big jugs at the top.
Came off at the crux groove. Rested on rope and got it second try. Blind moves lead to big jugs at the top.
Jsanford 13 Aug, 2017 Lead
StrongDan 6 Aug, 2017 Lead O/S
adamsriches 6 Aug, 2017 Lead RP Missed the onsight at the crux went through fine for the red point
with Elodie
Missed the onsight at the crux went through fine for the red point
with Elodie
RangerMcFreindly 5 Aug, 2017 Lead dnf Got shut down half way up, 2 draws after the break. Will be back.
Got shut down half way up, 2 draws after the break. Will be back.
treesrockice 12 Jul, 2017 Lead O/S fun!
fun!
Hidden 5 Jul, 2017 Lead RP
Hidden 25 Jun, 2017 Lead dog
Hidden 11 Jun, 2017 Lead O/S
Dohnny_Jawes 11 Jun, 2017 2nd O/S
Natalie C ?Apr, 2017 2nd O/S
katiep 2 Oct, 2016 Lead β
with Connorolfe, Tina Parsonage, Amy Ellie
with Connorolfe, Tina Parsonage, Amy Ellie
Connorolfe 2 Oct, 2016 Lead RP
Hidden 11 Sep, 2016 -
littleluke 11 Sep, 2016 Lead
brian watson 17 Aug, 2016 Lead O/S Desperate in the groove!!
Desperate in the groove!!
hervenuttall ?Aug, 2016 Lead O/S
with Doug
with Doug
Hidden 31 Jul, 2016 Lead O/S
Smurf-cat 16 Jul, 2016 Lead dog
afrosam 16 Jul, 2016 Lead O/S
Tristan.Stricker ?Jul, 2016 Lead O/S Technical and hard to read in the groove. Great route
Technical and hard to read in the groove. Great route
Pete Scott 27 Jun, 2016 Lead O/S
Rockmonkey1977 28 May, 2016 Lead β Didn't really have beta but the QD's were in from Ferdies onsight. He thought it was the 6a, thus I thought it was the 6a and was rightly surprised by how tricky it seemed. Good warm up...
Didn't really have beta but the QD's were in from Ferdies onsight. He thought it was the 6a, thus I thought it was the 6a and was rightly surprised by how tricky it seemed. Good warm up...
AlexD 25 May, 2016 Lead rpt
with Marti999, Eddy
with Marti999, Eddy
pheotleyr 15 May, 2016 Lead O/S
Marti999 8 May, 2016 Lead rpt
eduardo 2 May, 2016 Lead dog Was bitterly cold and slightly damp by the time I got to the 2nd attempt - felt harder on the toprope!
with Misha
Was bitterly cold and slightly damp by the time I got to the 2nd attempt - felt harder on the toprope!
with Misha
Julesthe1st 24 Apr, 2016 Lead O/S
with Luke
with Luke
Bristoldave 10 Jan, 2016 Lead O/S Numb fingers!
Numb fingers!
RFWilkie 27 Sep, 2015 Lead dog
BRoe 30 Aug, 2015 Lead O/S
with Sam P
with Sam P
Hidden 6 Aug, 2015 Lead O/S
Greg Jones 27 Jun, 2015 Lead dog Sequence was wrong to high for me.
with Neil
Sequence was wrong to high for me.
with Neil
beakerburgess 27 Jun, 2015 2nd O/S
with Charlotter, greg jones
with Charlotter, greg jones
Hidden 8 Jun, 2015 Lead RP
peaterpan 8 Jun, 2015 Lead RP great climb. Great way to finish of the weekend after failing to on-sight Reptile Smile the day before.
great climb. Great way to finish of the weekend after failing to on-sight Reptile Smile the day before.
Jack93 8 Jun, 2015 TR
pymn nice but dim 7 Jun, 2015 2nd
samparsons 7 Jun, 2015 Lead β
callumbtaylor ??, 2015 Lead dog
mr_cf 5 Oct, 2014 Lead RP
with FuriousT, Luke Walsh
with FuriousT, Luke Walsh
Hidden 5 Oct, 2014 2nd G/U
Julie Carroll 6 Sep, 2014 Lead RP
with Cristiano Costa
with Cristiano Costa
Jon_Warner 28 Aug, 2014 Lead rpt Retro flash! Requires gusto for the grade.
Retro flash! Requires gusto for the grade.
Dan Jam 16 Aug, 2014 Lead RP Fun crux sequence.
Fun crux sequence.
Murilo Lessa 20 Jul, 2014 Lead dnf
with Daniel James
with Daniel James
Murilo Lessa 20 Jul, 2014 Lead dnf
with Daniel James
with Daniel James
Hidden 12 Jul, 2014 -
L.miura 29 Jun, 2014 Lead RP On 2nd go
On 2nd go
Maddie 25 Jun, 2014 Lead dog Being a punter. Literally no reason to fall off twice
with Lola, Remi Richards, Dan S
Being a punter. Literally no reason to fall off twice
with Lola, Remi Richards, Dan S
philhaigh 15 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S
with Mike Gubbins, Jane Weir, Murray Freestone
with Mike Gubbins, Jane Weir, Murray Freestone
Hidden ?Jun, 2014 TR
odyxanthi 26 May, 2014 Lead dog two takes
two takes
bryan61 25 May, 2014 Lead O/S
with minde
with minde
adam 24 25 May, 2014 Lead O/S
dh4096 ?May, 2014 TR dog
kirtus86 12 Apr, 2014 Lead β
Kerm ??, 2014 Lead
phillipwright ??, 2014 Lead O/S
lewiz 14 Sep, 2013 Lead rpt
trev_f 7 Sep, 2013 Lead rpt
chris j 5 Sep, 2013 Lead Tricky moves in the groove spat me off the first time
Tricky moves in the groove spat me off the first time
Hidden 6 Jul, 2013 Lead
redjerry 5 Jul, 2013 TR O/S
Dibdawg 28 Jun, 2013 Lead O/S
with Pete Clark
with Pete Clark
burto 1 Apr, 2013 Lead O/S
with hertha
with hertha
RadekNowak ??, 2013 Lead RP
James Oswald 3 Sep, 2012 Lead O/S there's a hard technical move in the middle. good route
with Jake shaw, Liam, mark20
there's a hard technical move in the middle. good route
with Jake shaw, Liam, mark20
Jake Young 26 Aug, 2012 Lead O/S
James Oswald 26 Aug, 2012 2nd
Tomar 21 Jul, 2012 Lead O/S
with Kelly
with Kelly
Brian H 19 Jul, 2012 Lead rpt
with Martin Slater
with Martin Slater
tedj234 1 Jul, 2012 Lead O/S
with kenyajc
with kenyajc
LeahJamie 24 Jun, 2012 Lead dog Thought it was the 6a. Nearly got it clean, but rested as thought it was only a warm up!
with mrtom
Thought it was the 6a. Nearly got it clean, but rested as thought it was only a warm up!
with mrtom
mrtom 24 Jun, 2012 2nd
Hidden 23 May, 2012 Lead RP
Alex More 17 May, 2012 Lead
with Ed babs
with Ed babs
lewiz 10 Mar, 2012 Lead O/S
with inomine, Owen John
with inomine, Owen John
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 1 Mar, 2012 Lead dog
Marti999 1 Mar, 2012 Lead rpt
Sophie Nunn 15 Oct, 2011 Lead O/S
Toby Dunn 15 Oct, 2011 Lead
with Sophie Nunn
with Sophie Nunn
dan gibson 14 Oct, 2011 Lead O/S
with julie carroll
with julie carroll
ASchwirtz 2 Oct, 2011 Lead O/S
with Franc
with Franc
jon_gill1 24 Sep, 2011 Lead dog
with Soph
with Soph
Dandan 3 Sep, 2011 Lead rpt
with Linc
with Linc
Hidden 3 Sep, 2011 Lead dog
Brian H 10 Jul, 2011 Lead dog
Hidden 10 Jul, 2011 Lead O/S
Jonathan Emett 4 Jul, 2011 Lead dog tough crux!
with J5Kay, Rupey
tough crux!
with J5Kay, Rupey
J5Kay 4 Jul, 2011 Lead O/S
wi11 26 Jun, 2011 Lead O/S
with Frank C
with Frank C
PeterDawson 4 Jun, 2011 Lead O/S
James Nott 29 May, 2011 Lead β
james.pilbeam 29 May, 2011 Lead dog
Mr Sparkle 21 May, 2011 Lead O/S
Mike_Hayes 21 May, 2011 Lead O/S
with Sarah Marks, Mr Sparkle
with Sarah Marks, Mr Sparkle
chris sm 21 May, 2011 Lead rpt
with Laurel Bowler
with Laurel Bowler
MarkRyder 15 May, 2011 Lead RP
with Ivan M
with Ivan M
Ben Harper 29 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
with vertigo
with vertigo
J.Wells 17 Apr, 2011 Lead β
Hidden 16 Apr, 2011 Lead dnf
IanMulvany 16 Apr, 2011 Lead dog
Hidden 9 Apr, 2011 Lead β
robajob 20 Mar, 2011 Lead RP
Hidden ??, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden ??, 2011 -
Jonathan Emett 4 Sep, 2010 Lead RP
with mike pinney
with mike pinney
J5Kay 26 Jul, 2010 -
davidrblakeman 1 Jul, 2010 Lead O/S
with Kev
with Kev
Wil.Hooke 5 Jun, 2010 Lead dnf
trev_f 31 May, 2010 Lead O/S
with Natalie
with Natalie
RFWilkie 2 May, 2010 TR dog
Cowflinger 18 Apr, 2010 Lead O/S
with Pete Lewis
with Pete Lewis
sam_cox 13 Feb, 2010 Lead β
tobydunford 24 Jan, 2010 Lead RP
Jane Weir ??, 2010 -
candicegallab ??, 2010 2nd dog
mattcyp88 22 Nov, 2009 Lead dog got scared on a spacey bolt. Shouldn't have.
with Maddie
got scared on a spacey bolt. Shouldn't have.
with Maddie
LiLaMont 22 Aug, 2009 TR O/S
with Tom Houghton
with Tom Houghton
Hidden 9 Aug, 2009 Lead dnf
Hidden 9 Aug, 2009 Lead dnf
chris sm 2 Aug, 2009 Lead O/S
with Pippa Froggatt
with Pippa Froggatt
AlexD 31 Jul, 2009 Lead O/S
Mike_Hayes 25 Jul, 2009 Lead O/S
breed 4 Jul, 2009 Lead O/S
with Dave Giles
with Dave Giles
Dave Giles 4 Jul, 2009 TR
with Brad Reed
with Brad Reed
Hidden 14 Jun, 2009 Lead
w.pettet-smith 14 Jun, 2009 Lead O/S very nice. pockets at the top quite blind and top break prone to the grease though. still very nice.
very nice. pockets at the top quite blind and top break prone to the grease though. still very nice.
Ed Babs 13 Jun, 2009 Lead O/S
with Mike Hawkins
with Mike Hawkins
Matt Bennett 31 May, 2009 Lead O/S
Chubbard 24 May, 2009 Lead O/S
with Jim & Mark
with Jim & Mark
Hidden 2 May, 2009 Lead dog
Jon_Warner 2 Apr, 2009 TR β One very hard sequence surrounded by straightforward climbing. Fingery.
with Mark Glaister
One very hard sequence surrounded by straightforward climbing. Fingery.
with Mark Glaister
Dandan ?Mar, 2009 Lead rpt
nealh ??, 2009 Lead
pete johnson ?Oct, 2008 -
with Denis Wong, jim jones
with Denis Wong, jim jones
andybirtwistle 28 Sep, 2008 Lead
with Andy Grondowski
with Andy Grondowski
Hidden 13 Sep, 2008 Lead O/S
Jonathan Emett 13 Sep, 2008 TR dog lead to the crux move. tired - so terribly tired...
lead to the crux move. tired - so terribly tired...
Hidden ?Jul, 2008 TR
Hidden 29 Jun, 2008 Lead O/S
dmoir 18 May, 2008 Lead O/S
dannyboy83 18 May, 2008 Lead O/S
with dmoir
with dmoir
andy jennings ?May, 2008 2nd β
with Ivan the Strong
with Ivan the Strong
jl 27 Mar, 2008 Lead dog
with Nick, Footie & Dave (Simon's Friends), Vulch
with Nick, Footie & Dave (Simon's Friends), Vulch
Hidden ??, 2008 Lead O/S
La Mont ??, 2008 -
Brian Rodgers 6 May, 2007 Lead O/S
with Louise Rodgers
with Louise Rodgers
Rob Kennard ??, 2007 -
Hidden ??, 2007 -
bigie bob 3 Jun, 2006 Lead O/S
Marti999 ??, 2006 Lead
Richard Horn ??, 2006 Lead O/S
steve taylor ??, 2006 Lead
goi.ashmore 27 Mar, 2003 Lead O/S
with Duncan Powell
with Duncan Powell
John Southworth 8 Jun, 2002 Lead O/S
Hidden 4 Jun, 2002 Lead O/S
migs493 8 May, 2002 Lead β
Dave Musgrove ?Apr, 2002 Lead O/S
with Nigel Baker
with Nigel Baker
Hidden ??, 2002 -
Hidden 23 Jul, 2001 2nd
Hidden 21 May, 2001 2nd
duncan 1 May, 2000 Lead O/S
with Rei Kozaki
with Rei Kozaki
Hidden ??, 2000 Lead
Hidden ??, 2000 -
steveb2006 27 Mar, 1999 Lead
with Neville Contractor
with Neville Contractor
Martin Dale ??, 1999 Lead O/S
Hidden 21 Mar, 1998 Lead O/S
Hidden ?Mar, 1998 Lead O/S
Hidden ??, 1998 Lead
Ben Thorne ??, 1998 Lead RP Hard, scary and awkward.
with John Pullin
Hard, scary and awkward.
with John Pullin
Mark Kemball 19 Oct, 1997 Lead O/S
with Rob Galley
with Rob Galley
phardman 29 Mar, 1997 Lead O/S
Roget 10 May, 1996 Lead O/S
with jon
with jon
Hidden 5 Aug, 1995 Lead RP
Hidden 15 Apr, 1995 Lead
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Mid 6b+
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Style of Ascent
Lead
Followed
Toproped
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