Rockfax Description
The centre of the pock-marked wall is high in the grade and very sustained. As a consequence it feels a lot bigger than it looks. Start under a handrail at 4m below the middle of the wall.
Heave up to good holds on the handrail, step left and climb the pock-marked wall and thin crack to the top. © Rockfax

Ticklists: West Country Climbs.

LJC 20/Sep/16 Lead O/S

Probably VS

with Theo
theocelano 20/Sep/16 2nd
with luca
SuperLee1985 05/Aug/16 Lead

Nice climbing but very pumpy with fidly gear. Hands get a little less positive and feet less obvious about 2/3 the way up and i had to rest on gear to recover some pump before finishing. Direct start seemed nails so ended up starting to the right which seemed like the start of the Severe.

StevieLee 05/Aug/16 2nd dog
Hidden 21/Jun/16 2nd
th0ma5_ander50n 21/Jun/16 2nd O/S
with Tim
lcullum7 13/Jun/16 TR β
Hidden 13/Jun/16 2nd O/S
beni 04/Jun/16 2nd
Jelly Mould Surfer 16/Jan/16 Lead O/S

Steep, fingery and insecure. The guidebook said high in the grade....into the next and beyond. Builder's merchant terms apply, terms like "nails" and "sandbag"

Ben1983 24/Sep/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Sep/15 Lead O/S
Sophie Nunn 02/Sep/15 2nd rpt
Hidden 31/Aug/15 2nd
Hidden 27/Aug/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Jul/15 2nd
Alison Cairns 03/Jul/15 Lead O/S

Not difficult climbing but really fiddly gear so a bit worrying at the grade!

with Andy
Hidden 07/Jun/15 Lead O/S
fulton333 21/May/15 2nd
with Darren
manbat 08/Apr/15 2nd O/S

Holds just weren't quite good enough. Felt a little desperate for HS.

with Mayo
Legs 07/Apr/15 Lead O/S
Mayo 07/Apr/15 Lead
with Matt G
gingerbex 06/Apr/15 2nd O/S
Hamish777 22/Mar/15 2nd O/S

Felt more like a VS.

andrea83 22/Mar/15 Lead O/S

Enjoyed this. One or two stars. Def VS.

with Andy, Hamish
monkeytennis 22/Mar/15 2nd O/S
Hidden 10/Sep/14 2nd
Hidden 21/Aug/14 2nd
Hidden 05/Aug/14 2nd dog
mdjb 23/Jul/14 -
csd23 ?/Jul/14 2nd O/S
with Mark Bunyard
Skullfire 04/May/14 Lead O/S
with Jun Minohara
Hidden 04/May/14 2nd
Chazwoz 03/May/14 Lead O/S
Ian JL 20/Aug/13 Lead O/S
HIGHTOWER 10/Aug/13 2nd
with Arran Glencross
Hidden 10/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Mark Kemball 02/Aug/13 Lead
with Solly Kemball Dorey
Zerocks 01/Jun/13 TR O/S
with Huw, Anne
drysori 15/May/13 2nd
Simon Alden 13/May/13 Lead O/S
with Richard Wheeldon
Hidden ??/2013 Lead O/S
Skip 18/Nov/12 2nd O/S

At least VS

A Walker 18/Nov/12 Lead O/S

First time I've come close to falling off. Deceptively sustained and strenuous despite the holds been good

with Skip
andy_pemberton 17/Nov/12 2nd

I have done easier HVSs!!

with Dave Marshall
hotfeet 16/Sep/12 Lead
Blue68 16/Sep/12 2nd O/S
mikemontain ?/Sep/12 -
with alison williams
SurferStan 22/Aug/12 Lead O/S
whiteexplorer 22/Aug/12 2nd O/S
with SurferStan
neilstubbs 15/Jul/12 TR

As others say, tough in the grade. I'm happy leading up to VS normally but wasn't keen to lead this!

with Stefan Parkin
Hidden 04/Jun/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 04/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Jun/12 2nd RP
MarkCunnington 02/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with Arul Umapathy
Hidden 11/May/12 Lead O/S
aljezurusrf08 07/May/12 2nd dog
with Willow
Chris Manasseh 05/May/12 Lead
with Jonah Jones
mullermn 07/Apr/12 Lead O/S

Nice route, does feel sustained as its quite vertical and the holds, while positive are sometimes small.

Dale Turrell 07/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with Hertha
Hidden 07/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Apr/12 2nd
Slick 07/Apr/12 Lead
Kylie 07/Apr/12 2nd O/S

Felt quite tough, a bit steep and sustained.

tompilgrem 06/Apr/12 2nd O/S
with Dad
bobpilgrem 06/Apr/12 Lead dog
with Tom
tobydunford 02/Apr/12 2nd O/S
with Harry Martin
arandall 14/Jan/12 Lead O/S
with Rebecca Palfrey
solenostomus 19/Jun/11 Lead dnf
solenostomus 19/Jun/11 2nd

Managed a clean ascent seconding, after Steve led the second crux. As I had led half of the route before before falling off, it was a bit odd clearing my own gear from the route.

with Steve P, Emma Grant
Hidden 19/Jun/11 2nd
Hidden 08/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Adam_Jones 05/Jun/11 2nd O/S
with Will Cunnington
DanLear 15/May/11 2nd O/S
with Andy Pemberton
sergio46 24/Apr/11 Lead O/S

High in the grade, and sustained.

with Sarah Fletcher
Barry D 24/Apr/11 Lead
with Trish
Steve Waters, Mynydd 23/Apr/11 2nd
mtempest 23/Apr/11 Lead
with Steve Waters, Mynydd
mark schramm 05/Mar/11 2nd
Chaman 05/Mar/11 2nd O/S

Lead by Chris

Chris Ebbutt 05/Mar/11 Lead
Mayo 23/Dec/10 Lead dnf

Hit the deck from 8 to 10 meters. 2 bits of gear ripped

with Erin Bastian
Marti999 23/Sep/10 2nd O/S
with James Raitt
nickstephens 12/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Monkey_Alan 30/Aug/10 Lead O/S

Good holds throughout, but only fiddly small gear until the top.

with Andre Clarke, Stella Moggs
Andre Clarke 30/Aug/10 2nd

Surprisingly difficult for an HS

with Alan
Hidden 26/Aug/10 2nd
five 30/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with AV
mattyork2 16/Feb/10 Lead O/S

At the end of a frustrating wet day.

with Johnny Richard
katherinesydney 13/Oct/09 2nd dog

surprisingly tricky! but an interesting pockmarked wall

Bobby Gilbert 13/Oct/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/May/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 28/May/09 Lead rpt
Sophie Nunn 04/May/09 Lead O/S
Geoffers ?/May/08 Lead O/S
with Tim
Hidden 01/Mar/08 2nd O/S
Bob M 07/Oct/07 -
ChrisBrooke 21/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with John Inkpen
Samuel P 22/Feb/04 2nd
with Bob
Mark Davies PK ?/Jun/03 Lead O/S
with Laura
andy_pemberton ?/Feb/03 Lead

also with Dan 5/2011

with Katharine Pemberton
pezzerrr 30/Mar/02 Lead O/S
stuart100 18/May/00 Lead O/S
with Claire Graham
Andy Say 10/Jun/98 Lead O/S
lost.arrow 12/Jun/96 Lead
lost.arrow 12/Jun/96 Lead
Ashley Hold 08/Jun/88 2nd
with Glyn Davies
Hidden 08/Apr/85 2nd
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High VS
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