12m.

Rockfax Description
12m. Excellent juggy climbing. Follow the diagonal overlap leftward strenuously then pull over and sprint up a short flake. © Rockfax

FA. John Yates 1969

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Neil Morbey 19 Aug, 2003 Show βeta
βeta: Yeah.... ultra mega! Except for the bird s**t!
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outdoors.nick 22 Jun 2nd O/S
George Frisby 1 Jun 2nd rpt Nightmare to set up anchor!
with Berny
Nightmare to set up anchor!
with Berny
Steve_90 1 Jun Lead O/S
deacondeacon 19 May Lead
dr_botnik 19 May Lead β
admackie 19 May Lead
Ky 1 Apr Lead β With Pete b and David simm
with Andi Turner
With Pete b and David simm
with Andi Turner
JayAyBee 31 Mar Lead O/S Great route
Great route
mrphilipoldham 19 Feb Lead O/S Full on cut loose once I reached the first good jug just before the undercut traverse. Found the climbing much less juggy, and much more technical than the guide suggested. How HVS should be. An absolute battle.
Full on cut loose once I reached the first good jug just before the undercut traverse. Found the climbing much less juggy, and much more technical than the guide suggested. How HVS should be. An absolute battle.
devious wally 19 Feb 2nd RP Slipped before the good jug trying a sequence that was never going to work got the knack second time around, can’t wait to come back for the lead tick
Slipped before the good jug trying a sequence that was never going to work got the knack second time around, can’t wait to come back for the lead tick
FelixJT 17 Feb Lead
Hidden 17 Feb 2nd
KeenClimber 30 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
with Ron
with Ron
Andrew Abraham 24 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
with Ky
with Ky
Ky 24 Jun, 2018 2nd
George Frisby 10 Jun, 2018 2nd dog Struggled to get up to the jugs on the initial section and hard grit slopey top out too.
Struggled to get up to the jugs on the initial section and hard grit slopey top out too.
countchalkula 10 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
Bernie L 9 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
Hidden 9 Jun, 2018 2nd O/S
GeorgiePorgie1 20 May, 2018 Lead O/S With Ryan. Great piece of climbing. I say onsight, but Jimbo and Ryan gave me a ton of Beta so... Still, lovely, and decent lead I thought. :)
With Ryan. Great piece of climbing. I say onsight, but Jimbo and Ryan gave me a ton of Beta so... Still, lovely, and decent lead I thought. :)
jimbonfire 19 May, 2018 Lead O/S
with spidey
with spidey
spidey 19 May, 2018 Lead β After Jim
After Jim
timreynolds 7 May, 2018 Lead O/S
with Christie Lea Graves
with Christie Lea Graves
Hidden 17 Oct, 2017 Lead O/S
Holly Mckenzie-Barnes 17 Aug, 2017 2nd
rtdennison 17 Aug, 2017 Lead Would have been great if I hadnt got two cams stuck together on the steepest section!! >:( Still a quality climb though (even with a very questionable belay at the top)
Would have been great if I hadnt got two cams stuck together on the steepest section!! >:( Still a quality climb though (even with a very questionable belay at the top)
Ardo 16 Aug, 2017 Lead O/S Cool route
Cool route
Graeme Hammond 31 Jul, 2017 2nd rpt also 2nd 17-10-17 with Matt G
with Neil Colquhoun
also 2nd 17-10-17 with Matt G
with Neil Colquhoun
James Smith 30 Jul, 2017 Lead O/S
ninjawil 21 May, 2017 Lead dnf
with Ade
with Ade
ninjawil 21 May, 2017 2nd dog
with Ade
with Ade
jimlear ??, 2017 Lead O/S
JemG 13 Jul, 2016 Lead dog
Hidden 14 May, 2016 2nd dog
Hidden 10 Apr, 2016 2nd
Martin Davies 10 Apr, 2016 Lead O/S Nice layback at bottom, used some au cheval moves at the top. Final top out quite slopey!
with AdP
Nice layback at bottom, used some au cheval moves at the top. Final top out quite slopey!
with AdP
Flavio 10 Oct, 2015 Lead O/S
with andy_e
with andy_e
Cake 12 Aug, 2015 Lead O/S Excellent
Excellent
Hidden 18 Jun, 2015 2nd O/S
John Higgs 6 Jun, 2015 Solo dnf
Jake Young 23 May, 2015 Lead G/U Having been 1 move away from the rest two thirds of the way up the route decided to downclimb for a rest. upon decent to the ground slipped and ended up weighting the gear. route done ground up. O well.
Having been 1 move away from the rest two thirds of the way up the route decided to downclimb for a rest. upon decent to the ground slipped and ended up weighting the gear. route done ground up. O well.
PeteWilson 7 Apr, 2015 Lead β yet again on john's gear, great route :) finally one at ramshaw that doesn't have any hard moves!
with John P, Andi T
yet again on john's gear, great route :) finally one at ramshaw that doesn't have any hard moves!
with John P, Andi T
mark s 28 Sep, 2014 Lead
with andi t
with andi t
Jonathan Hall 13 Jun, 2014 2nd
disturbed_one51 13 Jun, 2014 Lead
jwhereat 5 May, 2014 Lead
ldadams 2 May, 2014 2nd O/S
Alex Winter 14 Mar, 2014 2nd rpt
with George
with George
georgeevans88 14 Mar, 2014 Lead O/S Almost got pumped trying to place gear on the traverse. Then Alex pointed out that one move left led to a decent rest so did that.
Almost got pumped trying to place gear on the traverse. Then Alex pointed out that one move left led to a decent rest so did that.
Rob Davies 1 Sep, 2013 AltLd dnf Several not very convincing attempts
with neilh
Several not very convincing attempts
with neilh
Hidden 11 Aug, 2013 2nd
Maken 10 Jun, 2012 Lead O/S First HVS lead, Loved it!
with tallsop
First HVS lead, Loved it!
with tallsop
tallsop 10 Jun, 2012 - Chris's first HVS lead, really good effort as its not a pushover!
with Chris
Chris's first HVS lead, really good effort as its not a pushover!
with Chris
ranga 27 May, 2012 Lead
saffy 27 May, 2012 2nd O/S
Graeme Hammond 15 Apr, 2012 Lead O/S Turns out I did the E1 direct start by mistake before (26/6/2010), the proper way is even better!! Bonus lead after Rich backed off
with rich_hw
Turns out I did the E1 direct start by mistake before (26/6/2010), the proper way is even better!! Bonus lead after Rich backed off
with rich_hw
Hidden 25 Feb, 2012 Lead O/S
cookacat 25 Feb, 2012 2nd O/S Got such cold fingers at the top I didn't know if I was holding jugs, slopers or crimps. Pretty good though.
with jamie s
Got such cold fingers at the top I didn't know if I was holding jugs, slopers or crimps. Pretty good though.
with jamie s
Hidden ??, 2012 Lead O/S
Hidden ??, 2012 -
Nickc ??, 2012 -
Jonny Nick 20 Nov, 2011 2nd O/S
Shortarse.Crowley ?Oct, 2011 Lead RP climber mag shoot !
with Justin Critchlow
climber mag shoot !
with Justin Critchlow
Hidden 21 Aug, 2011 Lead dog
Stoney Boy 7 Aug, 2011 2nd O/S
with Nick Conway
with Nick Conway
Dan Geh 13 Jul, 2011 Lead O/S nice
with tgeh
nice
with tgeh
tgeh 13 Jul, 2011 2nd O/S
with dan geh
with dan geh
shafiq lalloo 24 Jun, 2011 2nd O/S wonderful!
wonderful!
Hidden 24 Jun, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 10 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 30 Aug, 2010 Lead O/S
cem 8 Aug, 2010 Lead dnf I was having a really bad day...
with GrahamD
I was having a really bad day...
with GrahamD
cem 8 Aug, 2010 2nd
with GrahamD
with GrahamD
irish paul 11 Jul, 2010 Lead O/S
with Sarah Joyce
with Sarah Joyce
Graeme Hammond 26 Jun, 2010 Lead O/S excellent little number, not as hard as it looks but fairly commiting steep crux, cool knee bar to :)
excellent little number, not as hard as it looks but fairly commiting steep crux, cool knee bar to :)
shed_hed 26 Jun, 2010 2nd dog Struggled with the move onto the break halfway up.
Struggled with the move onto the break halfway up.
AlexRenshaw 22 May, 2010 2nd
with Thomas Renshaw
with Thomas Renshaw
Boy 17 Apr, 2010 -
with Adam , Nige Kershaw
with Adam , Nige Kershaw
nickcanute ??, 2010 Lead O/S
victim of mathematics 23 Aug, 2009 2nd O/S Curiously named.
with Alex
Curiously named.
with Alex
Hidden 23 Aug, 2009 Lead O/S
mol 9 Aug, 2009 2nd
Jesse Dufton 9 Aug, 2009 Lead
with mol
with mol
Alex Winter 20 Jul, 2009 Lead
with jiles
with jiles
jiles 20 Jul, 2009 2nd
dan gibson 3 Jun, 2009 Solo O/S
Jon Read 15 Mar, 2009 Lead
Hidden 27 Sep, 2008 2nd O/S
mark s 17 Sep, 2008 Solo
with andi t
with andi t
jiles 8 Sep, 2008 2nd
Alex Winter 8 Sep, 2008 Lead dog Trod on the rope during the final friction move and took a big cheese-grater.
with jiles
Trod on the rope during the final friction move and took a big cheese-grater.
with jiles
Si dH 13 May, 2008 2nd RP After backing off (downclimbing from) lead. Didnt find the break in the right place on lead for soem reason. Felt quite hard to start. Eases off once youve got the break though.
with Neil Furniss
After backing off (downclimbing from) lead. Didnt find the break in the right place on lead for soem reason. Felt quite hard to start. Eases off once youve got the break though.
with Neil Furniss
Hidden 3 May, 2008 2nd O/S
Hidden 3 May, 2008 Lead O/S
Hidden ??, 2008 -
daveagriff ??, 2008 Lead
nige 20 Aug, 2007 Lead
with mark hounslea
with mark hounslea
Coel Hellier 4 Jun, 2006 Lead
Hidden ??, 2003 -
Neil McA 12 Jun, 2001 2nd rpt
morganator 12 Jun, 2001 Lead
Gus 5 May, 2000 Lead O/S
marcoleptic ??, 2000 Lead dnf
SR1970 ?Jul, 1996 Lead O/S
andrew300169 30 Jun, 1993 Lead O/S
with nai
with nai
Roget 18 Jun, 1992 Solo O/S
nai ??, 1991 Solo
Brian Wilderspin 22 Jul, 1989 -
Neil McA 25 Sep, 1986 2nd O/S
with Martin Wilson
with Martin Wilson
Rick51 10 Jul, 1977 2nd
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