14m.

Rockfax Description
The large groove leads by oddly technical trickery to a ledge, harder than it looks. Finish up the easy corner behind. © Rockfax

FA. Malc Baxter (2 pegs) 1960. FFA. Jim Campbell, Al Evans 1976

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User Date Style Notes & Partners
Lee0901 13 Aug Lead
sambamlam 13 Aug 2nd
with Lee0901
with Lee0901
AlanLittle 13 Aug 2nd O/S
colin milton 13 Aug Lead
ChrisClark1 4 Aug Lead O/S Moves and gear awkward, Awesome lead though.
with George Frisby, Bernard
Moves and gear awkward, Awesome lead though.
with George Frisby, Bernard
George Frisby 4 Aug 2nd O/S
with ChrisClark1, Berny
with ChrisClark1, Berny
db79 20 Jul Lead rpt
with Ali
with Ali
Lee0901 18 Jul 2nd
nuts and bolts 18 Jul Lead rpt
therat 20 Jun Lead O/S
Lee0901 16 May 2nd
nuts and bolts 16 May Lead rpt
db79 12 May 2nd rpt
db79 21 Apr 2nd O/S
ipfreely 15 Apr 2nd O/S Worth while , though no push over and some small foot holds
Worth while , though no push over and some small foot holds
Deezel65 15 Apr Lead O/S Hard to see what’s coming up but everything just keeps appearing. Good route.
Hard to see what’s coming up but everything just keeps appearing. Good route.
yossarian714 9 Apr 2nd rpt
with Will Evans
with Will Evans
Mattblackwell 11 Oct, 2018 Lead β
Dan Wright 2 Sep, 2018 Lead O/S Enjoyed navigating the overhang. Pleasantly technical. Lots of gear.
with Mark
Enjoyed navigating the overhang. Pleasantly technical. Lots of gear.
with Mark
Hidden 29 Aug, 2018 2nd rpt
mBob8 29 Aug, 2018 Lead O/S Cleanest its looked in a while so hopped on, nice route with more gear than it looks.
Cleanest its looked in a while so hopped on, nice route with more gear than it looks.
nuts and bolts 16 Aug, 2018 Lead O/S
MikeGr32 21 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S
DavidHendry87 18 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S
Mattypy282 18 Jul, 2018 Lead β
gritstone7 17 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S
Hidden 14 Jul, 2018 -
KeenClimber 7 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S
with Darren Lee
with Darren Lee
tom_lewis89 22 Jun, 2018 Lead
Barrie Schofield II 6 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
luke_blazejewski 19 May, 2018 2nd O/S
arthurpaulcaplan 18 May, 2018 Lead O/S Arthur’s variation, continue up straight line of arête hehe
Arthur’s variation, continue up straight line of arête hehe
benrhyd 21 Feb, 2018 Lead
with Will, lizzie
with Will, lizzie
WilliamRupp 21 Feb, 2018 2nd
Hidden 15 Aug, 2017 TR dog
Kimmie 6 Aug, 2017 Lead dnf
Oldmanofsalford 6 Aug, 2017 2nd
with Kimmie
with Kimmie
smoreda 17 Jul, 2017 TR
Hidden 17 Jul, 2017 TR
ben1987 1 Jun, 2017 Lead O/S
Cheeks 31 May, 2017 Lead dnf It was going dark, but in reality I really could not see the point in carrying on, unless you like bridging, maybe one to return to... should have got on Gideon instead !
It was going dark, but in reality I really could not see the point in carrying on, unless you like bridging, maybe one to return to... should have got on Gideon instead !
Darren Lam 31 May, 2017 2nd
with Cheeks
with Cheeks
Johnathan 6 May, 2017 2nd
WilliamRupp 5 May, 2017 Lead O/S
markvaughan 2 May, 2017 2nd O/S
rachelanneggleshaw 22 Oct, 2016 TR
mike8331 29 Sep, 2016 Solo
Laurabrown 17 Sep, 2016 2nd
with Ben Selbie, hlegge
with Ben Selbie, hlegge
hlegge 17 Sep, 2016 Lead
Hidden 1 Sep, 2016 Lead O/S
Hidden 27 Aug, 2016 TR
Julie 27 Aug, 2016 TR
with scbooth
with scbooth
mrphilipoldham 1 Aug, 2016 Lead rpt
with Georgina Watt
with Georgina Watt
Antony Mariani 10 Jul, 2016 Lead O/S
with Jo P
with Jo P
Hidden 10 Jul, 2016 2nd O/S
noteviljoe 23 Jun, 2016 2nd O/S
yossarian714 23 Jun, 2016 Lead O/S One foot on Crew's Route low down
One foot on Crew's Route low down
WillCass 30 May, 2016 Lead
with Monika
with Monika
Graham Boxall 27 May, 2016 2nd
mrphilipoldham 27 May, 2016 2nd rpt
devious wally 27 May, 2016 Lead rpt
devious wally 6 May, 2016 Lead O/S A really enjoyable route. Worth more stars in my opinion
A really enjoyable route. Worth more stars in my opinion
Hidden 6 May, 2016 Lead rpt
mrphilipoldham 6 May, 2016 2nd O/S
The Grist 5 May, 2016 Lead O/S
kkris 22 Apr, 2016 Lead dog
with Graham
with Graham
AdamFreeman 21 Apr, 2016 Lead O/S Didn't get much gear.
with Becks87
Didn't get much gear.
with Becks87
atom 21 Apr, 2016 2nd O/S Intimidating to look at but climbs really well, might have to go for some long runners in crews route if I get round to leading this one
Intimidating to look at but climbs really well, might have to go for some long runners in crews route if I get round to leading this one
kkris 21 Apr, 2016 TR rpt
with self belay
with self belay
Becks87 21 Apr, 2016 TR O/S
Tslater ?Apr, 2016 2nd
efrance24234 18 Mar, 2016 Lead O/S
mb_manchester 11 Oct, 2015 2nd β
Hidden 7 Aug, 2015 2nd
Kimmie 2 Aug, 2015 2nd
Becky E 2 Aug, 2015 2nd O/S
Graeme Hammond 2 Aug, 2015 Lead O/S
with Becky E
with Becky E
Hidden 22 Jul, 2015 Lead
Hidden 18 Jul, 2015 TR O/S
kkris 15 Jul, 2015 TR rpt
with self belay
with self belay
ben.phillips 3 Jul, 2015 Lead O/S
with Brendan Edwards
with Brendan Edwards
Andyjharper ?Jul, 2015 Lead
g1m147 23 May, 2015 2nd
Helen Boothman ?May, 2015 Lead O/S
with Andy P
with Andy P
Rob Davies 30 Apr, 2015 Lead rpt
Charles Kinniburgh 28 Apr, 2015 2nd
tenbelter ??, 2015 -
dan_o_b ??, 2015 2nd O/S
Peakpdr ??, 2015 -
Hidden 13 Sep, 2014 2nd O/S
David Kay 13 Sep, 2014 Lead O/S
with Ross Brown
with Ross Brown
sibluer 3 Sep, 2014 Lead
fooforever 3 Sep, 2014 2nd
kkris 3 Sep, 2014 TR O/S
with self belay
with self belay
jimbonfire 9 Aug, 2014 -
j.buckley87 1 Jul, 2014 Lead O/S
steveb2006 27 Apr, 2014 Solo The bit of vegetation on this does not get in the way - not a bad route
The bit of vegetation on this does not get in the way - not a bad route
g1m147 29 Dec, 2013 2nd
with Mick.
with Mick.
snapperdan 13 Aug, 2013 - Led the first half and took a big fall at the crux tried again but was too pumped. Matt led the rest and I came up on clean second.
Led the first half and took a big fall at the crux tried again but was too pumped. Matt led the rest and I came up on clean second.
MatthewH 13 Aug, 2013 Lead Dan lead first half and fell, I finished including extra heathery exit not in guide book.
Dan lead first half and fell, I finished including extra heathery exit not in guide book.
Hidden 7 Aug, 2013 2nd
alias dave 6 Jul, 2013 Lead O/S
cjbaker 30 Jun, 2013 2nd O/S
with Peachy, Alvaro
with Peachy, Alvaro
johnself1603 17 Jun, 2013 Lead RP
Hidden 26 Apr, 2013 2nd
Hidden 7 Apr, 2013 2nd
Hidden ??, 2013 2nd β
Scott Dunkley ??, 2013 -
mikephilrob 2 Sep, 2012 Lead O/S
petellis 2 Sep, 2012 Lead O/S
with Caroline, The short fuse, El Bailos
with Caroline, The short fuse, El Bailos
Somerset swede basher 12 Jul, 2012 Solo O/S
Hidden 23 May, 2012 2nd
g1m147 13 May, 2012 2nd
with Mick.
with Mick.
AlisonSmiles 2 May, 2012 2nd
with Will S
with Will S
crag_hopper_Jay 30 Mar, 2012 Lead O/S
adie84 ??, 2012 -
efrance24234 16 Sep, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 16 Sep, 2011 2nd β
ste_d 15 Sep, 2011 Solo rpt
antroy 14 Sep, 2011 Lead
pog100 24 Aug, 2011 2nd
with fat boys
with fat boys
eddzzz 16 Aug, 2011 TR O/S
with Daniel Higham
with Daniel Higham
zephr 13 Aug, 2011 Lead
eddzzz 25 Jul, 2011 TR dog
with Daniel Higham
with Daniel Higham
Hidden 14 Jul, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 22 Jun, 2011 2nd
Hidden 19 Jun, 2011 Lead
Hidden 19 May, 2011 2nd O/S
grubes 24 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S nice, felt difficult. Placed two micro wires at the crux
nice, felt difficult. Placed two micro wires at the crux
BenedictIEP 24 Apr, 2011 2nd β
with grubes
with grubes
D J Williams 23 Apr, 2011 Lead rpt
Rob Davies 3 Apr, 2011 Lead Starting to rain
with Phil A
Starting to rain
with Phil A
JBO ?Mar, 2011 Lead O/S
Plenk ?Jan, 2011 TR O/S On a top rope not very eventful. Looks like a different story on the lead.....will do soon
with Jim
On a top rope not very eventful. Looks like a different story on the lead.....will do soon
with Jim
attack the crack ??, 2011 Lead RP
Leo Woodhead ??, 2011 -
Mike_T0501 16 Oct, 2010 TR dnf
with Paul
with Paul
Ally Smith 10 Oct, 2010 Lead β sGrit
sGrit
GrantB 10 Oct, 2010 Lead
Andrew Lodge 20 Sep, 2010 Lead
steveshaking 20 Sep, 2010 2nd
PeteH 6 Sep, 2010 Lead rpt
with Chris Tan
with Chris Tan
craig h 3 Jul, 2010 2nd rpt
with Janet Hannah
with Janet Hannah
Hidden 11 Jun, 2010 Lead O/S
climbinmunkey 3 Jun, 2010 Lead O/S Climbed in a hurry in semi darkness so I didn't place much gear. Some awkward moves.
with Andy
Climbed in a hurry in semi darkness so I didn't place much gear. Some awkward moves.
with Andy
R8JimBob88 20 May, 2010 Lead O/S Nice climb. Good gear. I like!
with Gaz
Nice climb. Good gear. I like!
with Gaz
eschaton 9 May, 2010 Lead
with Christian
with Christian
Hidden 8 May, 2010 Lead O/S
Hidden 8 May, 2010 2nd O/S
Hidden 3 May, 2010 Lead O/S
Nick1812P 3 May, 2010 2nd O/S
ashmellor 28 Mar, 2010 2nd O/S
Kendrick 14 Mar, 2010 2nd dog
with Mr Hobbs
with Mr Hobbs
MarkCoupe ??, 2010 -
BobPorter 31 Oct, 2009 2nd O/S
Hidden 23 Sep, 2009 2nd
Shad 15 Sep, 2009 Lead Got the legs trembling!
Got the legs trembling!
DaveLeonard 11 Sep, 2009 2nd
with PeteH
with PeteH
PeteH 11 Sep, 2009 Lead O/S In fading light... (Arrived at quarry at 7.15 and this was our second climb)
In fading light... (Arrived at quarry at 7.15 and this was our second climb)
NaomiHart 8 Aug, 2009 2nd O/S
with PeteH
with PeteH
Simon Holden (LCandCC) 6 Aug, 2009 2nd O/S
with Swifty
with Swifty
steven 6 Aug, 2009 Lead O/S
with Simon Holden
with Simon Holden
jamesgodwin64 29 Jul, 2009 Lead O/S
dread-i 8 Jul, 2009 2nd O/S
with papillon
with papillon
Hidden 8 Jun, 2009 TR
Dave Rumney 19 Apr, 2009 -
with Tanya Milner
with Tanya Milner
Dan Lane 8 Apr, 2009 Lead β Very nice, didn't feel that hrad either.
with dpmUK
Very nice, didn't feel that hrad either.
with dpmUK
dpmUK 8 Apr, 2009 2nd O/S
cymjt ??, 2009 -
Stig 26 Aug, 2008 2nd rpt
with Jonathan Teale
with Jonathan Teale
runestone 25 Aug, 2008 Lead O/S
with Mark
with Mark
Hidden ?Aug, 2008 Lead O/S
adam carless 11 May, 2008 2nd O/S
SecretSquirrel 11 May, 2008 Lead O/S
cem 20 Apr, 2008 Lead O/S
with GrahamD
with GrahamD
daveagriff ??, 2008 Lead
Sean Kelly ??, 2008 -
Ben1983 18 May, 2007 Lead O/S
psychicbread 1 May, 2007 2nd O/S
with Max
with Max
Shad ??, 2007 2nd
paul79 ??, 2007 -
headius ??, 2007 TR rpt
with jay
with jay
Hidden 13 Oct, 2006 2nd
Jim Vach 13 Oct, 2006 -
with Paul Winder
with Paul Winder
Hidden 24 Sep, 2006 2nd O/S
Stig 12 Sep, 2006 2nd rpt
with Charlie Reade-Jahn
with Charlie Reade-Jahn
kevin k ?Jul, 2006 TR O/S
with dave
with dave
spacey ?May, 2006 2nd O/S
Paul Evans ?May, 2006 Lead
with spacey
with spacey
Carl Smethurst 26 Apr, 2006 Lead rpt
with Gareth Mayhead
with Gareth Mayhead
Joe Costello ?Aug, 2005 Solo O/S
with Liam/tom/naylor
with Liam/tom/naylor
JohnHutch 24 Jan, 2005 Lead dnf
with L
with L
Hidden ??, 2005 Lead
Hidden 22 Aug, 2004 Lead O/S
Carl Smethurst 16 Jun, 2004 Lead β
with Ian Pickles
with Ian Pickles
Howard J 13 Apr, 2004 2nd
with Ronnie Abrams
with Ronnie Abrams
Mark A Humphries 17 Mar, 2004 Lead O/S
with gary wood
with gary wood
Hidden 20 Aug, 2003 Lead O/S
Stig 18 Jul, 2003 Lead rpt First HVS lead, nearly wobbled off it.
with Charlie Reade-Jahn
First HVS lead, nearly wobbled off it.
with Charlie Reade-Jahn
Stig 8 Jul, 2003 2nd O/S
with Jonathan Teale
with Jonathan Teale
Carl Smethurst 6 Jul, 2003 2nd
with Ian Pickles
with Ian Pickles
Rob Davies ?Apr, 2003 Lead Kim held rope
with Kim Davies
Kim held rope
with Kim Davies
SR1970 ?Oct, 1996 Lead O/S
robtrooper ??, 1996 -
astrecks 2 Dec, 1994 TR
with Rod
with Rod
Neil McA 21 Sep, 1994 Solo O/S
with Tut
with Tut
Hidden 9 Oct, 1993 Lead
Roget 2 May, 1992 Solo O/S
Hidden ??, 1992 -
ste_d 25 May, 1991 Lead O/S
Ghastly Rubberfeet ??, 1990 Lead
with Therry Cooper
with Therry Cooper
Blubert ??, 1990 TR O/S
uphillnow ??, 1990 Lead During lunch break on SPA course I ran
During lunch break on SPA course I ran
RockPhoenix 1 Sep, 1989 Solo O/S
Rick51 21 Apr, 1982 2nd
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