Rockfax Description
From the ledge on the previous route, step right and climb the steep groove throughout , or the narrow wall to its left. © Rockfax

FA. Paul Nunn 1957

jcurley 11/Nov/17 2nd O/S
Sam Curley 11/Nov/17 Lead O/S
with jcurley
Hidden 17/Oct/17 TR O/S
Renfrew1 23/Jul/17 Lead

Still a sandbag!

Paul Hy 20/Apr/17 2nd

defo shite

with Phil O
mrphilipoldham 20/Apr/17 Lead O/S

Bag o' shite

yossarian714 18/Apr/17 Lead rpt
with Steve Birchall
pingora 21/Jan/17 2nd O/S


with Charles
cem 21/Jan/17 Lead rpt
John Geoffrey 21/Sep/16 TR dog
with Fiona
FDixon 21/Sep/16 2nd O/S
Hidden 27/Aug/16 Lead
samnbuk 23/Apr/16 Lead O/S
with Alice A, Kimmie Y
Jake Young 21/Apr/16 Solo O/S
tobydunford 10/Apr/16 Lead O/S
with Kirsty Kerr
tomtom89 03/Apr/16 Lead O/S
with Emmy
Stroppy 31/Mar/16 Solo O/S
JdotP 13/Mar/16 Lead O/S
with Phiran
sammerckel 04/Dec/15 TR
with Dave
RKirke 17/Sep/15 Solo O/S
atom 08/Sep/15 Lead O/S
Becks87 08/Sep/15 2nd O/S

More sand.

peachos 20/Jun/15 2nd
yossarian714 26/May/15 Lead O/S
with Steve Pepper
R Brown 20/May/15 2nd
Mr Fuller 20/May/15 Lead O/S
Derek Furze 10/May/15 2nd
with Paul Mitchell
Julie 25/Apr/15 2nd
with Sam
Hidden 25/Apr/15 Lead
matthewlyen 07/Apr/15 2nd
JohnWatt 07/Apr/15 Lead O/S

Awful, a definite sandbag. I've never been so pleased to get to the top of a route. All of the holds are covered in loose gravel or vegetation. No obvious places to place gear in the last 1/3 of the route. Couple of horrible mantels to top out, a slip here was definitely going to lead to a 'decking' incident. Avoid

with Niomi McSorley
tmawer 02/Apr/15 2nd O/S
with Bram
BTphonehome 02/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Tony
tenbelter ??/2015 -
Peakpdr ??/2015 -
akhughes 31/Dec/14 -
matt.stevenson 09/Nov/14 Lead O/S
tallginge 28/Sep/14 2nd O/S
with gunny
ajb1 25/Sep/14 TR O/S

A very challenging climb, hard to pick best routes available but managed to get up and reach the top! very proud of my progress today :)

Hidden 25/Sep/14 TR dnf
Hidden 24/Sep/14 TR O/S
MatthewH 31/Aug/14 Lead O/S

Puts the 'sand' into sandbag. Exited via grim mantle. Avoid.

craig h 07/Jul/14 Solo rpt
Hidden 19/May/14 Lead O/S
Iclimb 19/May/14 2nd
with Beth
sibluer 16/May/14 Lead
callum2806 16/May/14 2nd
traineed 05/May/14 2nd O/S
with dk247, Robin
bigglesbutcha 24/Apr/14 2nd O/S
with Murray Gallagher
stratandrew 09/Apr/14 2nd
kkris 19/Mar/14 Lead O/S
with Adam
dl_wraith 07/Oct/13 Solo O/S

Frightening lack of grip on the 2nd to last move due to grit on the holds. Almost didn't make it!

BenedictIEP 17/Aug/13 Solo rpt

In wet trainers. Spicy.

scottidog 16/Apr/13 Lead
peachos 16/Apr/13 2nd O/S
Gooders 06/Apr/13 Lead β

If that's a Severe I'm Leo Houlding.... In fact, I bet that horror show would even take him by surprise.

Hidden ?/Apr/13 Lead O/S
masmith 06/Mar/13 TR
James Oakes 19/Feb/13 Solo O/S
kkris 18/Feb/13 TR O/S

hobson moor self b.

Martin Brierley ??/2013 Lead O/S

The climb would have been trivial if not for the masses of loose grit on some of the more vital holds which never seemed to ever get clean. Dirty as. Thoroughly enjoyed it.

Scott Dunkley ??/2013 -
jules699 27/Oct/12 2nd

Felt like HS.

wil_perry 27/Oct/12 -

Compaired to the other climbs that r graded vs in this quarry this is an e1. Truly horrible climb especially the top- still have grit in my teeth. One to miss.

StuartCJones ?/Oct/12 Solo
ozzie35 19/Sep/12 2nd O/S
with Steve Graham
Nick1812P 15/Sep/12 Solo O/S
bantamdave 13/Sep/12 2nd O/S


with Murray
lizzyb 23/Jul/12 Lead O/S

Someone below comments "severe my arse" - my thoughts entirely. Defo top end HS if not a soft VS. gritty gravely sandy top mantle i did with as little style as possible while trying not to wet myself. HS 4a rockfax

James Oswald 23/Jul/12 2nd
with lizzyb
Somerset swede basher 12/Jul/12 Solo O/S
David Shelmerdine 25/Jun/12 TR O/S

Would not like to lead this... pointless climb.

with Craig
MaccMark 13/Jun/12 Lead
with Chris Morrow, Clare Hodgson
Fragmod 12/Jun/12 2nd
tsl42 12/Jun/12 Lead O/S

Greasy and needed more chalk.

Sam_Marsland 22/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with Lynn Marsland
Will Sheaff 16/Apr/12 Lead
ozzie35 16/Apr/12 2nd O/S
with peter
rod757 ?/Feb/12 Lead
t8t9t8 28/Sep/11 -
Hidden 18/Sep/11 2nd
Hidden 18/Sep/11 Lead dnf
Jonny Nick 23/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Viki
cmars89 17/Aug/11 Lead
eddzzz 25/Jul/11 TR O/S
with Daniel Higham
Hidden 01/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Plenk ?/Jul/11 2nd O/S

A tricky start and a tricky finish, the middle was quite straight forward using the big flake.

with Jim
Gashworth 26/Jun/11 -
garywalker147 26/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Barry
Gashworth 26/Jun/11 Lead
seanraby 13/Jun/11 TR RP
with Dave Manton
Hidden 19/May/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Mar/11 Lead O/S
cem 20/Feb/11 2nd
Ketu 20/Feb/11 2nd O/S
with Graham, Charles M
nmoysey ??/2011 -
nokishatov ??/2011 -
d_evo20 08/Oct/10 2nd O/S
with James Brownhill
Viki 26/Aug/10 Lead O/S


with Eddie
Matthew Edwards 26/Aug/10 2nd O/S

not a good route, could improve with more traffic to clean it...maybe

chris.mac 01/Aug/10 -
with rick, gordon
steveth 06/Jul/10 Lead dnf

Couldn't commit to the tricky mantle at the top. Reclimbed on TR.

steveth 06/Jul/10 TR β

Taxing from the start. Sandbag?

TerryB 20/Jun/10 2nd O/S
Dan Lane 12/May/10 2nd O/S

Awful route which deserves to be complimented by a box of explosives and a match.

dpmUK 12/May/10 TR dog

Had to get rescued from lead due to some dodgy gear and a lack of confidence. Severe my arse, top moves seemed at least 4b.

jamesgodwin64 28/Apr/10 Solo β
Johnny B Diggerman 18/Apr/10 TR O/S

Good climb everything is there when you need it good workout for arms

with Mike, Michael
Hidden 10/Mar/10 Lead O/S
MarkCoupe ??/2010 -
grubes 18/Oct/09 2nd
with Ben, Chris
BenedictIEP 18/Oct/09 2nd rpt
willworkforfoodjnr 18/Oct/09 Lead O/S
with Ben, grubes
wheelo 24/Sep/09 Lead
with nat & ann
Steve Wolstencroft 18/Aug/09 2nd O/S
with Leo
Leo Woodhead 18/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Steve Wolstencroft
Hidden 10/Aug/09 Lead rpt
Andrew Lodge 10/Aug/09 2nd
with Steve
vincentvega 16/Jun/09 2nd
with kevin k
sibluer 12/May/09 TR
Hidden ?/May/09 2nd
JDDD 08/Apr/09 Lead
hcooper 07/Apr/09 Lead O/S

A bit left arm pumpy

Jen80 ??/2009 -
cymjt ??/2009 -
Owdham ??/2009 Lead
jamesgodwin64 01/Oct/08 Lead O/S
with Dan F
trish1968 23/Sep/08 2nd O/S
Hidden 24/Aug/08 Lead
craig h 19/Jun/08 Solo rpt
rice boy ?/Mar/08 -

Damp and terrifying.

with lewisl
Hidden 05/Aug/07 Lead
BenedictIEP 31/Jul/07 Lead dnf
Reaver2k 25/Apr/07 Lead dnf

Chickened out of this, went part way up the flake and placed a pretty dodgy wire, I had no choice to extend it as the rope drag would be horrible, spent atleast 5 minutes doing this hanging back on a flake gradually tiring myself. Finally began moving right onto what I think was the way to go, the moves looked relatively tricky for me, protection was poor, so I decided it wasnt worth the 2/3m deck out potential and downclimbed - possibly to save for another day. Half proud of myself and half disappointed. In the long run it will give me confidence on backing down on anything I don't want to commit myself to, but it was only a Severe. Not sure what to think.

with GH - Matt, Alex, Louise, Katie, Frank
headius ??/2007 TR rpt
with jay
callmehobbes ??/2007 Lead
kevin k ?/Jul/06 TR O/S
with dave
Katy Nelson 08/Jun/06 Lead

Came up left of the crack at the top

with Ben Schofield (college)
dk247 23/Apr/06 Lead O/S
with Neil Gregory
Joe Costello ?/Aug/05 Solo O/S
with Liam/tom/naylor
Simonj 14/Jul/05 Lead O/S
with Andy
Mark Eddy ??/2005 Lead
with Colin
Stig 08/Jul/03 Lead O/S

A horrible route

with Jonathan Teale
Hidden 25/Aug/02 Solo
Shad 15/Jul/02 Lead

Awful climb

Gman ?/May/01 Solo O/S
John Eley ?/May/01 Lead O/S
Martin Bennett 28/Jan/01 -
with MT
Adi Hooper ??/2001 Lead
with Sherborne Adventure Group
craig h 10/Oct/98 Solo rpt
Hidden 25/Jun/98 Lead O/S
babymoac ??/1991 -
Ghastly Rubberfeet ??/1990 Lead
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