25m.

Rockfax Description
A full-body work-out with reasonable gear. Start easily as for Theory of Everything then take the big cracks to the right up the steep wall (thread) pulling over a bulge to a ledge. An easy groove leads to the top. © Rockfax

FA. Pete Oxley 08/Aug/1986

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The Jazz Butcher 8 Jun, 2007 Show βeta
βeta: Wow! Full body work out I'll say! There is resonable gear, provided you can hang around and place it. The thread is still OK (06 June 2007) but place wires in the crack next to it. Pulling over the bulge on to the ledge is tricky when pumped. A belay rope is a very good idea!! I didn't have one and had to tip toe up near vertical mud! Awesome route!
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βeta: Wow! Full body work out I'll say! There is resonable gear, provided you can hang around and place it. The thread is still OK (06 June 2007) but place wires in the crack next to it. Pulling over the bulge on to the ledge is tricky when pumped. A belay rope is a very good idea!! I didn't have one and had to tip toe up near vertical mud! Awesome route!
matt perks 13 Dec, 2004 Show βeta
βeta: Having seconded this, it's a good route, well-protected provided the thread is in good nick (which it was - Dec. 2004). The grade seems fair - not too desperate technically, but very steep and pumpy, and it doesn't let up until you're on the ledge. A belay rope is a good idea; this is fine if it's on the flat ledge you can see from the grass slope at the top.
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βeta: Having seconded this, it's a good route, well-protected provided the thread is in good nick (which it was - Dec. 2004). The grade seems fair - not too desperate technically, but very steep and pumpy, and it doesn't let up until you're on the ledge. A belay rope is a good idea; this is fine if it's on the flat ledge you can see from the grass slope at the top.
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ian bryant ??, 2016 -
Ellis Bird ?Aug, 2015 Lead O/S
pezzerrr 8 Nov, 2012 Lead O/S Plenty of gear to back-up the in-situ.
Plenty of gear to back-up the in-situ.
Hidden 8 Nov, 2012 2nd
Alex Mason 11 Apr, 2012 Lead O/S Amazing route. Very intimidating/overhanging. Abbed in during a hailstorm adding to the adventure. Tat is looking pretty poor but can be backed up. Unassumingly goey through all the steepness. We preplaced a belay rope which took a while to locate and made access tricky. I'd recommend taking a solid belay on the lip of the steepness, then doing a relatively solid 5m pitch to the top ledge to then skirt out left around the mud/choss wall. As good as Lean Machine with the crux right where you want it.
Amazing route. Very intimidating/overhanging. Abbed in during a hailstorm adding to the adventure. Tat is looking pretty poor but can be backed up. Unassumingly goey through all the steepness. We preplaced a belay rope which took a while to locate and made access tricky. I'd recommend taking a solid belay on the lip of the steepness, then doing a relatively solid 5m pitch to the top ledge to then skirt out left around the mud/choss wall. As good as Lean Machine with the crux right where you want it.
Mr Tickle 11 Apr, 2012 2nd dog Well done Alex, my neck hurt belaying this one, this was steep!! What an adventure, hailing whilst abbing into an E5 over the big sea is never a comforting feeling! I did my best but ran out of juice, the holds weren't exactly jugs either with very awkward finger jams.
Well done Alex, my neck hurt belaying this one, this was steep!! What an adventure, hailing whilst abbing into an E5 over the big sea is never a comforting feeling! I did my best but ran out of juice, the holds weren't exactly jugs either with very awkward finger jams.
Hidden 7 May, 2011 TR dog
feilx 25 Apr, 2009 2nd O/S
with La Mont
with La Mont
feeko 28 Jun, 2007 Lead
with Dad
with Dad
Hidden 6 Jun, 2007 Lead RP
Marti999 6 Jun, 2007 2nd
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