14m.

Rockfax Description
Good climbing in a superb setting with good rests and protection. From the base of the crack of Monkey Puzzle trend right to climb a flat overhang on the right (juggy but steep) and then the airy arete above. . © Rockfax

FA. John Gosling 1960s 1965

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Fiend 6 Aug, 2006 Show βeta
βeta: A very fine route that is more amenable than the flamboyant photos make it look, but still enjoyably exposed and rather good fun.
βeta?
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βeta: A very fine route that is more amenable than the flamboyant photos make it look, but still enjoyably exposed and rather good fun.
Paul Evans 3 Jul, 2006 Show βeta
βeta: Absolutely superb...well worth the walk in. Good conditions are fairly useful though.
βeta?
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βeta: Absolutely superb...well worth the walk in. Good conditions are fairly useful though.
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User Date Style Notes & Partners
Michael Morrell 24 Aug Lead O/S Exposed!
Exposed!
spidey 26 Jul Lead O/S Great position, tricky move over overlap. Go right at the top!
with Hazel
Great position, tricky move over overlap. Go right at the top!
with Hazel
nuts and bolts 22 Jul Lead O/S
paulsross 30 Jun 2nd Steep and sustained from start to finish.
with Phil Biglands
Steep and sustained from start to finish.
with Phil Biglands
deanf 1 Jun 2nd
Hidden 1 Jun 2nd O/S
spalmer0077 5 Aug, 2018 2nd β Not as bad as it looks, some good holds just make sure you place the gear!
with Stu
Not as bad as it looks, some good holds just make sure you place the gear!
with Stu
The Reaper 5 Aug, 2018 2nd O/S
bryan61 5 Aug, 2018 Lead O/S brilliant route
with m meaney
brilliant route
with m meaney
DMC 26 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S
Chris Murray 26 Jul, 2018 2nd
with DMC
with DMC
DubyaJamesDubya 8 Jul, 2018 Lead rpt
with Ian Smith
with Ian Smith
timrooker 8 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S
esuddes 8 Jul, 2018 2nd
with Henry
with Henry
Mike Todd 8 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S
with Chris Wright
with Chris Wright
CarlaJG 8 Jul, 2018 2nd
Dominic Burke 7 Jul, 2018 2nd dog
Hidden 7 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S
hfotheri 7 Jul, 2018 2nd O/S
with simon
with simon
kishanvekaria 6 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S
Hidden 6 Jul, 2018 2nd O/S
George Frisby 1 Jul, 2018 2nd O/S
thetradlad 1 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S
with Mike (Saul)
with Mike (Saul)
rowland penty 1 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S
max_chan 1 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S Excellent. Kept to the main face - going round the arete looked easier but didn't seem appropriate.
Excellent. Kept to the main face - going round the arete looked easier but didn't seem appropriate.
db79 1 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S
pog100 1 Jul, 2018 2nd
with Jake
with Jake
MatthewK 24 Jun, 2018 2nd
with Matt Clark
with Matt Clark
gravy 24 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S What a jolly route! amazing fun.
What a jolly route! amazing fun.
Hidden 24 Jun, 2018 -
Hidden 24 Jun, 2018 2nd
Alex@home 15 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
with The Doctor
with The Doctor
Andy Hardy 10 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S Think we did a mash up with monkey puzzle just L. Ok though.
Think we did a mash up with monkey puzzle just L. Ok though.
Jules Lane 10 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S Fantastic ! May have gone too far up before moving right to the arête, but it seemed logical and felt right and from the photos here others have too. But well worth going back and doing again..
with Mynydd Nikki
Fantastic ! May have gone too far up before moving right to the arête, but it seemed logical and felt right and from the photos here others have too. But well worth going back and doing again..
with Mynydd Nikki
KeenClimber 9 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
with Darren Lee
with Darren Lee
Hidden 9 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
BlueJohn 9 Jun, 2018 2nd
JimboWizbo 7 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
mrphilipoldham 7 Jun, 2018 2nd rpt
with Megan Beaumont
with Megan Beaumont
tom_lewis89 2 Jun, 2018 Lead Great fun once you've done the bold traverse. Some expletives were uttered. One of my top grit routes.
Great fun once you've done the bold traverse. Some expletives were uttered. One of my top grit routes.
Frank the Husky 27 May, 2018 -
with Mike Hutton, Youth
with Mike Hutton, Youth
Hidden 19 May, 2018 2nd rpt
tmawer 19 May, 2018 Lead O/S
Coel Hellier 18 May, 2018 Lead
MusicalMountaineer 18 May, 2018 2nd O/S Not as good as I was expecting. Quite hard, even seconding. Lost my bottle after this. Went home.
Not as good as I was expecting. Quite hard, even seconding. Lost my bottle after this. Went home.
buxtoncoffeelover 26 Aug, 2017 Lead Awesome route. Committing start to good gear & glorious romping up the overhang/arete
with Karin
Awesome route. Committing start to good gear & glorious romping up the overhang/arete
with Karin
Paul Sagar 24 Jun, 2017 2nd O/S Good fun trying to get Jess's cam back out at the 3/4 mark...
Good fun trying to get Jess's cam back out at the 3/4 mark...
The Pulsing Motorik of Neu! 21 Jun, 2017 Lead dnf
with athroll
with athroll
donalmurray 20 Jun, 2017 2nd
Alfie Maun 20 Jun, 2017 2nd O/S
with donalmurray, Joe Barlow
with donalmurray, Joe Barlow
scotty88 18 Jun, 2017 2nd
with James
with James
Manc88 17 Jun, 2017 Lead dnf Two tries, no success. First attempt thwarted by too much faffing on the opening traverse meaning I was pumped by the time I reached the corner. Second attempt thwarted by inability to find a positive jam, too much sweat and the world's largest swarm of midges!! I'll be back one day...
Two tries, no success. First attempt thwarted by too much faffing on the opening traverse meaning I was pumped by the time I reached the corner. Second attempt thwarted by inability to find a positive jam, too much sweat and the world's largest swarm of midges!! I'll be back one day...
Hidden 16 Jun, 2017 2nd O/S
PeteWilson 16 Jun, 2017 Lead O/S very good, nice and exposed, lovely big jugs :)
very good, nice and exposed, lovely big jugs :)
Cake 16 Jun, 2017 Lead β On Matt's gear. Superb. Loads of different difficulties beside the low crux
with Steve, LakesWinter
On Matt's gear. Superb. Loads of different difficulties beside the low crux
with Steve, LakesWinter
arasham 16 Jun, 2017 2nd O/S
Hidden 16 Jun, 2017 Lead O/S
mrphilipoldham 25 May, 2017 Lead O/S Delicate towards the top and protection not all that. Nipple-grazing top out. Excellent route!
Delicate towards the top and protection not all that. Nipple-grazing top out. Excellent route!
devious wally 25 May, 2017 -
Flavio 21 May, 2017 Solo O/S Now that was exciting!
Now that was exciting!
Andy Peak 1 8 Apr, 2017 2nd
with cheque
with cheque
Andy Peak 1 8 Apr, 2017 2nd
with cheque
with cheque
Hidden 8 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S
Hidden ??, 2017 -
Droyd 16 Aug, 2016 Lead O/S
g1m147 6 Aug, 2016 Lead O/S
with Mick.
with Mick.
bryce.dorin 17 Jul, 2016 Lead O/S
with Corty, MattAcres
with Corty, MattAcres
Keith Swainson 17 Jul, 2016 2nd β
with MTL
with MTL
Hidden 17 Jul, 2016 2nd
Georgie25 17 Jul, 2016 2nd
Hidden 17 Jul, 2016 Lead O/S
ian Wignall 24 Jun, 2016 2nd
adi bryant 23 Jun, 2016 Lead O/S
Andy Moles 20 Apr, 2016 Lead O/S
with Ben Silvestre
with Ben Silvestre
Peakpdr ??, 2016 -
Hidden 6 Sep, 2015 Lead β
Hidden 8 Aug, 2015 2nd
Julie 31 Jul, 2015 2nd
with scbooth
with scbooth
Hidden 31 Jul, 2015 Lead
Kirill 11 Jul, 2015 2nd O/S
cem 11 Jul, 2015 Lead rpt To all intents and purposes an onsight since I previously did it 11 years ago.
To all intents and purposes an onsight since I previously did it 11 years ago.
leethebee 11 Jul, 2015 Lead
with Richard Howarth, david roberts
with Richard Howarth, david roberts
Hidden 11 Jul, 2015 2nd
Mike505 ?Jul, 2015 Lead
jmills94 ?Jul, 2015 2nd O/S the start was the crux for me for sure. As soon as you are round on the arete its monster jugs of glory all the way to the top.
with Mike505
the start was the crux for me for sure. As soon as you are round on the arete its monster jugs of glory all the way to the top.
with Mike505
Hidden 27 Jun, 2015 Lead rpt
Stroppy 27 Jun, 2015 Lead O/S Completely messed up the start of the route
Completely messed up the start of the route
Stroppy 27 Jun, 2015 2nd rpt I think I went the right way this time
I think I went the right way this time
RKirke 27 Jun, 2015 2nd O/S
steve prior ?Apr, 2015 Lead
with Andy C
with Andy C
keith leonard ??, 2015 -
Hidden ??, 2015 -
Hidden ??, 2015 -
pete1993 7 Sep, 2014 2nd O/S
amccann 7 Sep, 2014 Lead O/S
Matt Harmon 7 Sep, 2014 Lead O/S
with amccann
with amccann
Nick1812P 7 Sep, 2014 Lead O/S
deacondeacon 6 Aug, 2014 Lead O/S
grrrrrrrh 3 Aug, 2014 2nd O/S
with Jon Gill
with Jon Gill
jon_gill1 3 Aug, 2014 Lead O/S
with Geoff Hannis
with Geoff Hannis
Hidden 26 Jul, 2014 2nd
belay bunny turned bad 26 Jul, 2014 Lead
with Al Doig
with Al Doig
David_Gledson 17 Jul, 2014 Lead O/S
with AlanP
with AlanP
tatz45 12 Jul, 2014 Lead O/S
with Will Harris
with Will Harris
shaunhumphreys 2 Jul, 2014 Lead O/S fairly exposed at the top!!
fairly exposed at the top!!
franhammond92 2 Jul, 2014 2nd
Hidden 24 Jun, 2014 2nd
Robb Bert 22 Jun, 2014 -
manwithacam 18 Jun, 2014 Lead
with mirella
with mirella
newskin 18 Jun, 2014 2nd dog Brilliant climb that I fell off about halfway up.
with Dan Metcalfe, Agnes Beviz
Brilliant climb that I fell off about halfway up.
with Dan Metcalfe, Agnes Beviz
sishaw 13 Jun, 2014 2nd O/S
with Stig
with Stig
Stig 13 Jun, 2014 Lead rpt
with sishaw
with sishaw
adie84 ??, 2014 -
MDowson 26 Aug, 2013 2nd O/S
with sam webb
with sam webb
climbergg 10 Aug, 2013 2nd
with Tim M
with Tim M
Tim M 10 Aug, 2013 Lead O/S
Anne Fairbank 20 Jul, 2013 2nd
with Ray Sharples, markfairbank
with Ray Sharples, markfairbank
markfairbank 20 Jul, 2013 Lead O/S
with Anne Fairbank, Ray Sharples
with Anne Fairbank, Ray Sharples
Hidden 17 Jul, 2013 2nd
Dave Musgrove 17 Jul, 2013 Lead O/S Absolutely Brilliant. Intimidating to contemplate but pretty straightforward to execute.
Absolutely Brilliant. Intimidating to contemplate but pretty straightforward to execute.
Phill Mitch 14 Jul, 2013 Lead O/S
with bleggs
with bleggs
Wil Treasure 13 Jul, 2013 Lead O/S
sopaz 13 Jul, 2013 2nd
jimbonfire 13 Jul, 2013 -
admackie 13 Jul, 2013 Lead
with sopaz
with sopaz
kasha_gregson 12 Jul, 2013 2nd O/S
Hidden 12 Jul, 2013 Lead O/S
Pete Wimbush 7 Jul, 2013 Lead O/S
with Chris Wiles
with Chris Wiles
Hidden 7 Jul, 2013 2nd
Hidden 7 Jul, 2013 Lead β
Hidden 6 Jul, 2013 Lead O/S
DanielGyi 6 Jul, 2013 Lead O/S
with Pete Bugryniec
with Pete Bugryniec
Hidden ?Jul, 2013 2nd
bencole ?Jul, 2013 Lead O/S
The Grist 30 Jun, 2013 Lead O/S
with Paula lockett
with Paula lockett
Mr Messy 26 Jun, 2013 Lead O/S
with mike
with mike
spitfirerick 26 Jun, 2013 2nd O/S
pie_eater_pete 18 Jun, 2013 Lead O/S
with bwestwood
with bwestwood
bwestwood 18 Jun, 2013 2nd
tsjx 9 Jun, 2013 2nd
with Garry
with Garry
MikeLeeds 9 Jun, 2013 Lead O/S
with Bruce Hayward
with Bruce Hayward
Hidden 6 Jun, 2013 Lead O/S
Bloke on a Rope 6 Jun, 2013 2nd β
Jake Young 2 Jun, 2013 Lead O/S
with liam
with liam
Si dH 2 Jun, 2013 Lead O/S
with Neil Furniss
with Neil Furniss
Frank the Husky ??, 2013 -
alasdair19 ??, 2013 -
dominic lee 9 Sep, 2012 Solo
nathanlee 9 Sep, 2012 Solo O/S jugs of glory
jugs of glory
uphillnow 6 Sep, 2012 Lead
with john stanger
with john stanger
jorge1983 14 Aug, 2012 Lead O/S
Hardonicus 11 Aug, 2012 Lead O/S Start harder than it looks, the rest is a romp after the initial commitment to the roof. Sweet position.
with Ben Powrie
Start harder than it looks, the rest is a romp after the initial commitment to the roof. Sweet position.
with Ben Powrie
BenedictIEP 11 Aug, 2012 2nd dnf No strength left in me, in major need of recovery time.
No strength left in me, in major need of recovery time.
John Nuttall 8 Aug, 2012 Lead
with Clive
with Clive
Hidden 30 May, 2012 2nd
ColinD 29 May, 2012 Lead
ColinD 29 May, 2012 Lead
tsjx 26 May, 2012 2nd
with Neil
with Neil
Hidden 23 May, 2012 2nd
Sam Cooke 1 Apr, 2012 2nd O/S
with SteveHi
with SteveHi
SteveHi 1 Apr, 2012 Lead O/S
with Sam Cooke
with Sam Cooke
Jonathan Hall 27 Mar, 2012 Lead
with RM199
with RM199
RM199 27 Mar, 2012 2nd O/S
Hidden ??, 2012 Lead O/S
Hidden 1 Oct, 2011 Lead O/S
Jack Whiteley 1 Oct, 2011 2nd O/S
with Steve
with Steve
Peakpdr 29 Sep, 2011 2nd
with andy
with andy
Hidden 4 Sep, 2011 Lead
OffshoreAndy ?Sep, 2011 Lead O/S
with UKC Paul
with UKC Paul
Hidden 16 Aug, 2011 2nd
Steve Lenartowicz 30 Jul, 2011 TR
with Clare
with Clare
Mr Sparkle 24 Jul, 2011 2nd O/S
Mike_Hayes 24 Jul, 2011 Lead O/S Awesome - V hung over...
Awesome - V hung over...
Hidden 2 Jul, 2011 TR O/S
antroy 15 Jun, 2011 Lead
JRae 21 May, 2011 Lead
with Molly G, Reaver2k
with Molly G, Reaver2k
Reaver2k 21 May, 2011 2nd
with JRae
with JRae
Hidden 23 Apr, 2011 2nd rpt
Graeme Hammond 16 Apr, 2011 2nd rpt Also 2nd 21/6/2017 with Neil
Also 2nd 21/6/2017 with Neil
Jim Slater 16 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
Scott Anderson ??, 2011 -
Hidden 4 Sep, 2010 2nd
Hidden 10 Jul, 2010 2nd O/S
catblack 3 Jul, 2010 2nd
with Jack Symmons
with Jack Symmons
chrisallan 27 Jun, 2010 2nd O/S
theotherpetehill 27 Jun, 2010 Lead O/S
liamoloughlin 12 Jun, 2010 Lead
Ram MkiV 24 May, 2010 Lead β
with Ivan, tez
with Ivan, tez
Hidden 23 May, 2010 Lead
Tez29 22 May, 2010 Lead O/S Awesome!
with Ram MkiV, Ivan
Awesome!
with Ram MkiV, Ivan
Richie Rich 22 May, 2010 2nd
with Tony H
with Tony H
davidwright 22 May, 2010 Lead O/S
Hidden 22 May, 2010 2nd
Tony Holdsworth 22 May, 2010 Lead rpt
with Rich Cutsforth
with Rich Cutsforth
Hidden 22 May, 2010 2nd
Pilch 20 Sep, 2009 Lead O/S Superb moves all the way
with Graham
Superb moves all the way
with Graham
asmith37 12 Sep, 2009 2nd O/S
Hidden 12 Sep, 2009 Lead O/S
Graeme Hammond 22 Aug, 2009 Lead O/S
with Pete aka Dad
with Pete aka Dad
dominic lee 13 Jun, 2009 Lead O/S
with mike waters
with mike waters
Hidden 13 Jun, 2009 2nd β
Steve Waters, Mynydd 2 Jun, 2009 Lead Superb. Steep, exciting and sustained but reasonable rests make it enjoyable. It takes as much gear as you can stuff into it.
Superb. Steep, exciting and sustained but reasonable rests make it enjoyable. It takes as much gear as you can stuff into it.
JDDD 2 Jun, 2009 2nd
mtempest 2 Jun, 2009 2nd
with Steve Waters, Mynydd
with Steve Waters, Mynydd
@ndy 31 May, 2009 2nd
RCrockford 31 May, 2009 Lead O/S
with @ndy
with @ndy
dashitboarder 31 May, 2009 TR Felt tough F5+. Really nice route. Glad I didn't lead it this time!
Felt tough F5+. Really nice route. Glad I didn't lead it this time!
Hidden 30 May, 2009 2nd O/S
Tony Little 21 Apr, 2009 Lead O/S
with Dan
with Dan
Hidden 8 Jun, 2008 Lead O/S
daveagriff ??, 2008 Lead
John Kettle 11 Aug, 2007 -
Hidden 8 Aug, 2007 2nd O/S
psychicbread 5 Jun, 2007 2nd O/S
with Max
with Max
Hidden 15 Apr, 2007 Lead O/S
Hidden 12 Aug, 2006 AltLd
Hidden 12 Aug, 2006 2nd
Tom Phillips 5 Aug, 2006 Lead O/S
with Mick B
with Mick B
Hidden 5 Aug, 2006 Lead O/S
colin milton 28 Jul, 2006 Lead
with horace
with horace
spacey 2 Jul, 2006 2nd O/S
Paul Evans 2 Jul, 2006 Lead
with spacey
with spacey
dan gibson 16 Jun, 2006 Lead O/S
with helen gibson
with helen gibson
Jez 16 Sep, 2005 Lead O/S
Stig 2 Sep, 2005 Lead O/S
with Charlie Reade-Jahn
with Charlie Reade-Jahn
Hidden 21 Aug, 2005 2nd β
lost.arrow 17 Jul, 2005 -
with Isabelle Membrez
with Isabelle Membrez
Hidden 9 Jul, 2005 2nd
Brian Rodgers ??, 2005 Lead O/S
with Ian Wyatt
with Ian Wyatt
steveb2006 5 Sep, 2004 2nd
with Paul Ramsden
with Paul Ramsden
Hidden 22 May, 2004 Lead O/S
cem 16 May, 2004 Lead O/S
with Rod Strachan
with Rod Strachan
Ben1983 ??, 2004 Lead O/S
Hidden 2 Sep, 2003 Lead O/S
Small and weak ?Sep, 2003 Solo Back rope solo
Back rope solo
Hidden 9 Aug, 2003 Lead O/S
Hidden 13 Jul, 2003 2nd O/S
steveb2006 13 Jul, 2003 Lead
with Simon Pape
with Simon Pape
lithos 10 Jul, 2003 2nd
andybirtwistle 10 Jul, 2003 Lead
with lithos
with lithos
chrishedgehog 29 Jun, 2003 Lead O/S
with Clare Wilkie
with Clare Wilkie
DubyaJamesDubya 31 May, 2003 Lead O/S
with Martin Flint
with Martin Flint
steveb2006 24 Jun, 2001 2nd
with Pete Carter
with Pete Carter
Mark Davies PK ??, 2001 Lead O/S
with Laura
with Laura
chris sm 7 Aug, 1999 Lead dog Quite hard!!
with Pippa Froggatt
Quite hard!!
with Pippa Froggatt
nige ?Aug, 1999 Lead
with john buckley
with john buckley
SR1970 ?Jul, 1999 Lead O/S
Martin Bennett 28 Sep, 1997 -
with MT
with MT
goi.ashmore 7 Aug, 1997 Lead O/S
with James Tracey
with James Tracey
jcw ?Jun, 1997 -
with Martin Harris
with Martin Harris
Neil R 22 Jun, 1996 2nd
with Richard W
with Richard W
Mick King 9 Jun, 1996 Lead O/S
with Steve Lavender
with Steve Lavender
Hidden ??, 1996 -
Rob Davies ?Jul, 1995 2nd
with Pete Hemmings
with Pete Hemmings
Hidden 8 May, 1995 2nd
Gordon Stainforth 23 Jul, 1994 2nd
with Steve Dean
with Steve Dean
Brian Wilderspin 20 Jul, 1994 -
with Tony Clifford
with Tony Clifford
steveb2006 12 Jul, 1994 Lead
with Corine Eade, Ian Cartwright
with Corine Eade, Ian Cartwright
Mike_d78 1 Jul, 1994 Lead O/S
with ste_d
with ste_d
NickJH ?May, 1993 2nd O/S
with AGrieve, N Hancock
with AGrieve, N Hancock
Neil McA 25 Jun, 1992 Lead O/S
with Greg Cunningham, Andy Cave
with Greg Cunningham, Andy Cave
Greg Cunningham 25 Jun, 1992 2nd
Sean Kelly ?Jun, 1992 - Easier than it looks, no more than VS tops, but very photogenic!
with Andy Roberts
Easier than it looks, no more than VS tops, but very photogenic!
with Andy Roberts
John Marsland 16 May, 1992 2nd
with Dave Soles
with Dave Soles
Roget 9 Sep, 1990 2nd O/S
with colin
with colin
charlesmfrench 10 Jun, 1982 Lead O/S
Tom V ??, 1980 -
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