9m.

Rockfax Description
An easy groove leads the way to a problematic pull. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
left side front face

gary gibson May/2010


ClimberDateStyle
mr_w 20/Sep Lead O/S
garygecko 17/Sep TR
with Simon clements
Jimbob64 17/Sep Lead O/S
with Tom Hole, Andrew, Simon, KC Cook
PaulTclimbing 17/Sep Lead O/S
with BDT
Hidden 02/Sep Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Sep Lead O/S
NickHarms 29/Aug Lead
with Nina Holland
Hidden 22/Aug Lead RP
s_sheath 25/Jul 2nd
jk29 25/Jul Lead O/S
with Stu
dkilner 10/Jul Lead
with james
Climbingenthusiast 10/Jul Lead rpt
Dom Garman 09/Jul Lead rpt
mlennox 09/Jul Lead
chitty 09/Jul Lead
korn 24/Jun Lead O/S
crimpsoplenty 24/Jun Lead O/S

Pretty soft for a 6a

with Scott
ericinbristol 22/Jun Lead O/S
vertigo 22/Jun Lead β
with Eric
Hidden 03/Jun Lead O/S
Enid 25/May Lead
with Ben
BDoc 25/May Lead O/S

Easiest route at the crag, on par with the 4's the other end.

with Enid
curon 24/May Lead RP

Got past the main crux on lead, but ended up in a bad position and failed to spot a nice foot hold to my left... should have done this O/S. After an attempt by Phillipa, I redid this to set up top rope for others

with Phillipa
Amber Chaloner 24/May TR rpt
with Philippa
philipbwilliams 29/Apr Lead rpt
with Tanya, Steve Wright
katkasutakova 27/Apr Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Apr Lead O/S
Wayne.Gaudin 14/Apr Lead O/S

Usually holds fall off climbs rather than fall onto them. 5c for me now it has been cleaned up but not loose now.

with eddie
Hidden 12/Apr Lead rpt
Hidden 08/Apr Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Apr Lead O/S
drgrange 03/Apr Lead O/S

I've cleared the loose blocks.

with Gordon
Joe Mathers 02/Apr Lead
rztipping 25/Mar Lead O/S
Dom Garman 25/Mar Lead rpt
with Martin
Tree-normas 25/Mar Lead rpt
Tree-normas 12/Mar Lead O/S
Dom Garman 12/Mar Lead
kieranbowen 11/Mar 2nd O/S
with Ruth
myrddinmuse 02/Mar Lead O/S

Thought the white X meant the whole block was a renegade, very nervous pulling through it, but thankfully it's just a little part of it. Not 6b as noted in the guide, maybe not even 6a.

Rhys.Roberts 02/Mar Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Mar Lead
julesmckim 27/Dec/16 Lead O/S

meh

Steve Bartle 05/Nov/16 Lead
danieleaston 05/Nov/16 Lead O/S
with Steve
SteveLobley 22/Oct/16 Lead O/S
with Rich Taylor, corine hines
Hidden 08/Oct/16 Lead O/S
Lewis Price 11/Sep/16 Lead O/S
with Ffyona
Megan.richardson1 23/Aug/16 2nd
with Marie
Marie357 23/Aug/16 Lead O/S
with Dave, Megan
maresia 14/Aug/16 Lead O/S

6b.... Really???? The hardest thing was avoiding the jenga of loose blocks. 5+ at the most.

with Tom Gape
Anouk Spelt 14/Aug/16 TR
Chris Harbour 14/Aug/16 Lead O/S
with Helen Kinsella, Ellie Pople, Alfie Wearn, Serena Dillon, Anouk Spelt
Tom courtiour 07/Aug/16 Lead β
Jon Thorne 03/Jul/16 Lead rpt
partz 18/Jun/16 Lead O/S

Soft for the flexible!

Hidden 18/Jun/16 Lead O/S
Kemics 05/Jun/16 Lead O/S
with Meeps
MoWalker3 05/Jun/16 -
Hidden 01/Jun/16 Lead
dkilner 05/May/16 Lead
with Kiranv
KiranV 05/May/16 2nd O/S
with David Kilner
Tee-1 29/Apr/16 Lead O/S
Climbthatpitch 20/Apr/16 Lead
with Mike
chris85 ?/Apr/16 Lead O/S
Huntlyfiddler 12/Mar/16 Lead β
bpmclimb 12/Mar/16 Lead rpt
with Clare
bpmclimb 12/Mar/16 Lead rpt

To get gear back, having absent mindedly pulled down the rope.

with Clare
Weh2k9 ??/2016 Lead
AndyLT ??/2016 -
AndyLT ??/2016 -
Samuel P 05/Dec/15 Lead O/S

Err 6b? More like a 5+

with Tommy
Hidden 05/Dec/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Dec/15 Lead β
evhall 22/Nov/15 Lead O/S
with Tim Bray
Hidden 18/Oct/15 Lead rpt
Hidden 13/Oct/15 Lead O/S
bpmclimb 09/Oct/15 Lead rpt
with Alan
wurzelinzummerset 09/Oct/15 Lead O/S
with Brian
Huntlyfiddler 04/Oct/15 2nd
bpmclimb 04/Oct/15 Lead rpt
with Clare
The Ivanator 03/Oct/15 Lead rpt
with Rob
gregclarke 27/Sep/15 2nd O/S
with Ivan, Brian
bpmclimb 27/Sep/15 Lead rpt
The Ivanator 27/Sep/15 Lead O/S

Absolute gift, honestly more like a F5+, perhaps the route has altered making it easier? A couple of suspect blocks high up (avoidable though).

with Greg, Brian
Huntlyfiddler 13/Sep/15 2nd
bpmclimb 13/Sep/15 Lead O/S

More like 6a maximum, 5+ even. Big loose block at 2/3 height.

with Clare
Shineyball 06/Sep/15 TR
PerMarePerTerram 06/Sep/15 Lead O/S
with Tracey Cotterell
clipskipper 08/Aug/15 Lead O/S
Bates 02/Aug/15 Lead β

Very soft, soft 6a!

with Pete swaine, Andy Brice
amberr 01/Aug/15 Lead O/S
Jon_Warner 25/Jul/15 Lead O/S

A bit loose...

with Jenni, G Warner
Hidden 25/Jul/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Jul/15 Lead O/S
Robheirene 29/Jun/15 Lead O/S

Soft, but nice.

NikkiClimbaCrag 29/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Rob
mikegbpf 20/Jun/15 Lead
AndrewP 17/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Jun/15 Lead O/S
wilchivs 15/Jun/15 Lead rpt
Jim Malo 07/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Vix
shaunstar9 07/Jun/15 Lead O/S

Mmm, bit soft?!

with Mel
Gemma_Penny 06/Jun/15 Lead
bonoid 04/Jun/15 Lead
huwbrace 30/May/15 Lead O/S
Tiff Vaggas 30/May/15 Lead O/S
Max Lowry 23/May/15 Lead O/S
Vixxm 07/May/15 TR dog
with Baldy
Hidden 04/May/15 Lead O/S
Giles Davis 25/Apr/15 Lead rpt
Hidden 12/Apr/15 Lead O/S
Giles Davis 21/Mar/15 Lead rpt
Giles Davis 21/Mar/15 Lead
bonoid 08/Feb/15 Lead
needlefluff 08/Feb/15 2nd
with bonoid
rhys mence 02/Feb/15 Lead O/S

nice flake

MathewWright1998 ??/2015 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2015 Lead
gingernick 19/Oct/14 Lead rpt
with Darrell
Jon Thorne 10/Sep/14 Lead O/S
birge55 13/Aug/14 Lead dog
birge55 13/Aug/14 Lead dog
Ian Bell 09/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Tania T
Giles Davis 07/Aug/14 Lead rpt
Amber Chaloner 23/Jul/14 TR O/S
with Eira Jepson
wilchivs 15/Jul/14 Lead O/S
RobRocks 15/Jul/14 Lead rpt
with Roz Cooper
RobRocks 01/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Roz Cooper
mdecoleman 01/Jul/14 Lead
Gemma_Penny 29/Jun/14 2nd
tobydunford 22/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Kirsty Kerr
luke glaister 21/Jun/14 Lead O/S

Nice route. Never 6b tho.

deano 18/Jun/14 Lead
matt.woodfield 09/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Giles Davis 17/May/14 Lead rpt

Warm up route

Brian Moseley 06/May/14 Lead O/S

A lot of fun with some nice moves around the flake. There's no way this is a 6b though - more like an easy 6a!

Giles Davis 03/May/14 Lead rpt

Warm up.

Giles Davis 03/May/14 Lead rpt

To set up a top rope for Anita.

Giles Davis 03/May/14 Lead rpt

To retrieve quick draws.

Hidden 18/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Alex Wade 15/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Tim Smith
deano 09/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Dafydd Llywelyn 17/Mar/14 Lead O/S
with Pippa
philli 17/Mar/14 -
with daff
slugger5uk 16/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Ade7 16/Mar/14 Lead rpt
with Lisa B
MarkyMark_7 16/Mar/14 2nd β
Giles Davis 16/Mar/14 Lead rpt

Warm up route.

richiebongo 11/Mar/14 Lead O/S
with Nick Smith
gingernick 09/Mar/14 Lead O/S

good

Giles Davis 09/Mar/14 Lead rpt
Miss_Mands 09/Mar/14 TR
Slick 08/Mar/14 Lead
alastairbegley 08/Mar/14 Lead O/S

No way this is 6b!

BALD EAGLE 08/Mar/14 TR
with Richard Nicholson
tommccluskey 04/Mar/14 Lead rpt

Jess's first 6b outdoors!

with Jess
jessbinx 04/Mar/14 2nd
with Tom <3
Andrew will wilson ??/2014 -
rich H0001 ??/2014 Lead
Giles Davis 06/Oct/13 Lead rpt
Tom92 10/Sep/13 Lead O/S
dawesbub 28/Aug/13 Lead rpt

still hard over the bulge

antjones123 28/Aug/13 Lead dnf

Felt good till I hit the bulge....game over

Nix33 25/Aug/13 -
tommccluskey 18/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Jess
Hidden 09/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Brucifer 02/Jun/13 2nd
chrisg90 02/Jun/13 Lead O/S

Great climb, solid and very enjoyable

Hidden 31/May/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/May/13 Lead O/S
steve-grigg 26/May/13 Lead O/S
DaveFidler 02/May/13 Lead O/S
with Zoe
Hidden ?/May/13 Lead
Giles Davis 27/Apr/13 Lead rpt
monsteratt 19/Apr/13 Lead rpt
with Philippa
Matt_Hardy ?/Apr/13 TR O/S
Giles Davis 02/Mar/13 Lead O/S
with Mattdix
guy xavier percival 22/Feb/13 Lead O/S
with paul
jon clayton 17/Feb/13 Lead
with jason williams
jon clayton 17/Feb/13 Lead
with jason williams
Carl Watkins ??/2013 Lead O/S
Swamp murphy ??/2013 -
ring476 15/Oct/12 Lead
lucyh 06/Oct/12 Lead
Poco Loco 06/Oct/12 Lead O/S

Easy peasy

with Lucy
BALD EAGLE 06/Oct/12 Lead
with Rob Horler
Phil Murray 15/Sep/12 Lead O/S

6b? Barely 5+. Not even very good, and a not-hard to find sinker jug at the supposedly hard bit at the top. disappointing.

with Liz
valleyslad 14/Sep/12 Lead O/S

I know its supposedly easy but this was my first climb at this grade outside-very happy :-)

danwatts02 14/Sep/12 2nd
SamStokes 09/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Kris Manning, Emily Stokes
Hidden 26/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Blackgoby 01/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Nick, Tracey
Hidden 19/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Jun/12 Lead O/S
cjohn62 17/Jun/12 TR
with paul
matjam 12/Jun/12 Lead
Gareth T 23/May/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/May/12 Lead O/S
SamStokes 22/Apr/12 Lead rpt
SamStokes 25/Mar/12 Lead O/S
tommytom ??/2012 -
dkilner ??/2012 Lead
dkilner ??/2012 Lead
tommytom ??/2012 -
Fatboy1000 10/Jul/11 Lead O/S

One bouldery, hard move on a 5+ route, very soft. The 6a to the right is probably as hard.

with BigAndy
Hidden 07/Jul/11 Lead O/S
jang 04/Jul/11 Lead O/S

Bouldery, quite nice. The large flake was more solid than I was expecting.

with Ellen H
Hidden 04/Jul/11 2nd dog
owlman 03/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Rock Lizard ?/Jul/11 Lead
dawesbub 19/Jun/11 Lead O/S
goi.ashmore 10/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Roy Thomas
Hidden 06/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Ade7 13/Mar/11 Lead O/S

More like 5+. Bolts don’t look too safe

with Jess
alex jay 13/Mar/11 Lead β
stevespar 13/Mar/11 Lead β
with Liam Jay, alex jay
Hidden 12/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Herron 30/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Quad 04/Aug/10 TR dnf

Had a bash on top rope for a laugh after doing crumlin towards England.

with Jayne
Doey ?/Aug/10 Lead
Webster 12/Jul/10 Lead dnf

backed off at third bolt as the route was falling apart on me. the whole block that the third bolt is on feels like it will come off one day soon.

bluesharper 10/Jul/10 Lead O/S

The flakes don't feel to secure. One day the whole huge boulder can come down...

with Agusia
stu1981 05/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Jun/10 Lead
lil-chris 26/May/10 Lead O/S
Jordan Harris 26/May/10 Lead O/S
with Chris
JONLIKE 23/May/10 Lead rpt

Needs to be used to get rid of the dust

Hidden 18/May/10 Lead O/S
Paul Bowen 13/May/10 Lead O/S
with Nicola Brankley
Tom Heslam ??/2010 Lead O/S
with Ed Heslam
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Voting
High 6b
Mid 6b
Low 6b
High 6a+
Mid 6a+
Low 6a+
High 6a
Mid 6a
Low 6a
High 5c
Mid 5c
Low 5c
Votes cast 48
Votes cast 34
Style of ascent
Lead
Followed
Toproped
Not Set
Onsighted
Repeated
Flashed (β)
Dogged
DNF
Redpoint
Not Set