Rockfax Description
4m. The slabby arete is short and sweet. A side-runner may help the timid and a small cam is useful just below the top. © Rockfax

FA. Jim Rubery 1984

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List.

Dan Hostford 14/Oct/17 Solo O/S
with Tom Ellwood, LSMC
Hidden 03/Oct/17 Solo O/S
Hidden 17/Sep/17 2nd O/S
PanzerHanzler 17/Sep/17 Lead rpt
RyanR 27/Aug/17 Solo O/S
Becks87 15/Aug/17 Solo rpt
Wayne S 13/Aug/17 Solo
with Pete
Hidden 06/Aug/17 Lead
Hidden 30/Jul/17 TR dog
rob_oatway 30/Jul/17 2nd
Stephen3005 08/Jul/17 Solo O/S
Hidden 26/Jun/17 2nd
jimxxx 24/May/17 Solo
JdotP 06/May/17 Solo rpt
Hidden 18/Apr/17 Solo O/S
abi.k.l 11/Apr/17 2nd
with David
David Kay 11/Apr/17 Lead O/S
Hoyes 11/Apr/17 Solo rpt
meanderthal 07/Apr/17 Solo
Ciaran Mullan 25/Mar/17 Solo O/S
with Malte Vesper
Ciaran Mullan 25/Mar/17 Solo O/S
with Malte Vesper
Hidden 25/Mar/17 Solo O/S
ryry ??/2017 -
w-watson 05/Nov/16 Solo O/S
Hidden 29/Oct/16 Lead O/S
George Frisby 22/Oct/16 Solo O/S
Rory_Cummings_NI 05/Oct/16 Solo O/S
M_Robinson 16/Sep/16 Solo O/S
with Michael Morrell
There's Always A Bigger Cam 01/Sep/16 Solo O/S

Too short to get a trad grade usually. Probably just a boulder problem.

alaster tonge 13/Aug/16 Solo O/S
Stroppy 31/Jul/16 Solo O/S
admcne 26/Jul/16 2nd
lewis_james84 26/Jul/16 2nd
jack 9895 26/Jul/16 Lead O/S
with Lewis
mrphilipoldham 21/Jul/16 Lead O/S
with Jodie Platten
nwakeman 17/Jul/16 Solo O/S
with Jim Wilson
smudge 10/Jul/16 Solo O/S
pc1983 16/Jun/16 Solo O/S
markK6 22/May/16 Lead O/S
with Simon
Hidden 22/May/16 2nd O/S
Keith Swainson 14/May/16 Solo O/S
Nafclimbsrocks 07/May/16 Solo
Hidden 23/Apr/16 Solo
Hidden 20/Apr/16 Lead O/S
Droyd 20/Apr/16 Solo O/S
JoeFoster59 17/Apr/16 Solo O/S

Cool route thought short but sound a fun little boulder problem really

louisr23 17/Apr/16 Solo
dan_o_b 10/Apr/16 Solo rpt
Hidden 10/Apr/16 Solo dnf
atom 10/Apr/16 Solo O/S
Becks87 10/Apr/16 Solo O/S
Antony Mariani 10/Apr/16 Solo O/S
with Jo P
Hidden 03/Apr/16 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Apr/16 2nd
mmmhumous ?/Apr/16 Lead
with Laura
Flavio 25/Mar/16 Solo O/S
dbdandan 21/Mar/16 Solo
PanzerHanzler 12/Mar/16 Solo rpt
Lawray 05/Mar/16 2nd β
with Camman
SuperLee1985 05/Mar/16 TR β

Attempted this on lead (in the snow), got 2/3 of the way up with no gear and all the handholds became wet and slimy. I failed to find the secret jug around the corner and after a lot of faffing about and yo-yo-ing back down to the big break I eventually bottled it. Repeated it on top-rope later and did it clean, kicked myself for missing the crucial hold on the lead attempt.

with LA Wray
SamT1 05/Mar/16 -
Jaynie 31/Oct/15 2nd
with will484
will484 31/Oct/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Oct/15 Solo O/S
Robin Nichols 03/Oct/15 Solo O/S

On its right as well.

with Jim, Roger
mattgrange 27/Sep/15 Lead
Hidden 26/Sep/15 Solo
spence 19/Sep/15 Solo
TiffTiff 19/Sep/15 Solo O/S
rockman 09/Sep/15 Lead O/S

Really nice - shame it isn't longer

timcedwards 09/Sep/15 2nd
Lukem6 22/Aug/15 Solo O/S
C Witter 15/Jul/15 Solo O/S

As the book says, short and sweet. Really enjoyed this.

Bertbee 15/Jul/15 Solo
Hidden 12/Jul/15 2nd O/S
Hidden 12/Jul/15 Solo
petern 11/Jul/15 Lead O/S
j616s 11/Jul/15 TR O/S
bobstones 28/Jun/15 Lead O/S
fuzzysheep01 28/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Nono
dsgarner 27/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Becky 27/Jun/15 2nd O/S
Chris Oldfield 13/Jun/15 Solo RP
jonathan_doyle 13/Jun/15 Solo O/S
Blackgoby 04/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Tracey
kez1 ?/Jun/15 -
with Andrew Boardman
John Higgs 19/Apr/15 Solo O/S
Matt Harmon 07/Mar/15 Solo O/S
amccann 07/Mar/15 Solo O/S
Roberttaylor 07/Mar/15 Solo O/S
franhammond92 07/Mar/15 Solo O/S
with USMC
MSchobitz 07/Mar/15 Solo O/S
with USMC
angus ?/Mar/15 Solo O/S
angus ?/Mar/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 02/Feb/15 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2015 Lead
Tom Twin Jones ??/2015 -
Graeme Hammond 09/Nov/14 Solo O/S
with The Famous Grouse
buxtoncoffeelover 18/Oct/14 Solo
Jake Young 12/Oct/14 Solo O/S
Bullybones 10/Oct/14 Solo
jonathandavey 02/Oct/14 Solo O/S
Alex_Derbyshire 28/Sep/14 Solo O/S
MatthewH 28/Sep/14 Solo O/S

Did it twice.

Hidden 23/Sep/14 TR
Graham Westbrook 20/Sep/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 10/Sep/14 Solo O/S
Paul1 07/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Nicole
col3 07/Sep/14 2nd O/S
with Paul
Amy Ack ?/Sep/14 2nd
kermit_uk 13/Jul/14 Solo O/S
TGreen 12/Jul/14 Solo O/S
bennidavies90 12/Jul/14 Solo
hazeysunshine 28/Jun/14 2nd O/S
with Helen L, Val P
dja 23/Jun/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 23/Jun/14 Solo O/S
Andrew Abraham 21/Jun/14 Solo O/S
Albachoss 16/Jun/14 Solo O/S
cameron_hall 15/Jun/14 Solo β
will9911 01/Jun/14 Lead O/S
freemanTom 01/Jun/14 Solo
phildawson 20/May/14 Solo O/S
JdotP 19/May/14 Solo rpt
AndyPagett 18/May/14 Lead O/S

Went for the chicken siderunner. Might have bouldered it if I'd had a mat.

Hidden 18/May/14 Solo O/S
john max 18/May/14 Solo
TheLiz 17/May/14 2nd
with Bart Harris
oodie72 17/May/14 Solo O/S
with Ingo Boegeman, Fraser Campbell
andy_d 27/Apr/14 Solo O/S
yossarian714 21/Apr/14 Solo O/S
D.botts87 14/Apr/14 Solo O/S
J Walker 14/Apr/14 -
Chris Murray 09/Mar/14 Solo
DanChad 09/Mar/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 01/Mar/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 29/Sep/13 Solo
simeclimb68 25/Aug/13 Solo O/S
Hidden 25/Aug/13 2nd O/S
simonscubadiver 08/Aug/13 2nd O/S
Kendrick 08/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Si
SteveM 04/Aug/13 Solo
PatrickP ?/Aug/13 Lead
with Emma McMinn
Hidden 27/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Jul/13 2nd
blackholesun 19/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Michael Brown 14/Jul/13 Solo O/S
willson 29/Jun/13 Solo
Hidden 29/Jun/13 Solo O/S
Stoff 25/Jun/13 Solo O/S
with gpcomps
gpcomps 25/Jun/13 Solo O/S
spacecadetjake ?/Jun/13 Solo
with Robbie jenkins
fredallingham 31/May/13 Solo
Bradbury 26/May/13 Solo O/S
Landy_Dom 26/May/13 Solo O/S

Solo clean on sight. Went for this straight after Double Crack. Lovely balancy crux – think, breathe, move, breathe! Worth HS but only 4a in my book. S 4a with side runners.

with Catherine, Ciaran Gallagher, Mike Bailey
nacmacfeeglexx08 26/May/13 Solo O/S
with Cathrine Murphy, Ciaren Gallagher, Dominic Gallagher
Rampikino 25/May/13 Solo
with MMC Various
Gerallt Owain 21/Apr/13 Solo O/S
BTphonehome 06/Apr/13 Solo
Marti999 31/Mar/13 Solo O/S
Hidden 17/Mar/13 Solo O/S
Hidden 02/Mar/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Mar/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 27/Feb/13 Solo
LivinITlarge 05/Jan/13 Lead O/S
with Joe
jmjw 15/Sep/12 Solo
with Rob H, Tim R, Sophie R
gronbech 09/Sep/12 Solo O/S
Climbster 07/Sep/12 Solo O/S
with Ian
Bloke on a Rope 07/Sep/12 Solo O/S
with Matt
petekeron 24/Aug/12 Solo O/S
with Solo
ozzie35 01/Aug/12 Solo O/S
Russell Blackaller 18/Jun/12 Solo O/S
Laura-lou 20/May/12 Solo
PeteWilson 16/May/12 Solo O/S

soloed this with a bum hand, thought i was o a diff or something! never hard severe

jshields 13/May/12 Solo
MJP 06/May/12 Lead
Hidden 06/May/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 06/May/12 2nd
kwaidy 05/May/12 Solo
sting 05/May/12 Solo
mmmhumous 03/May/12 2nd
with Catie
mmmhumous 30/Apr/12 Solo
with Steve
Hidden 30/Apr/12 Solo
A Crook 01/Apr/12 Solo O/S
matthewpjgrant 01/Apr/12 Solo O/S
with Ignacio Fernandez Cacho, David Bird, Sin Estelle
Hidden 30/Mar/12 -
tim.fairhall 08/Mar/12 Solo
timmyhobby 08/Feb/12 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2012 Solo
PAJames ??/2012 -
Will Caesar ??/2012 Lead O/S
TM_Horton 20/Nov/11 Solo
joemallia 06/Nov/11 Solo
Hidden 15/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Sep/11 Solo O/S
mol 02/Sep/11 Lead
with Jesse
Hidden 24/Aug/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 16/Aug/11 Solo
disturbed_one51 14/Aug/11 Solo
JJB 14/Aug/11 TR
mmmhumous 09/Aug/11 2nd rpt

Amy's first HS lead (I preplaced a side runner in double crack for her). Felt easy on second.

with Amy
Hidden ?/Aug/11 Solo
Hidden 26/Jul/11 Solo O/S
fatbuoybazza 09/Jul/11 Solo O/S
sally_v 02/Jul/11 2nd RP
with Matthew
MatthewV 02/Jul/11 Lead O/S

Felt pretty bold; I didn't get any gear in, so rather more solo than lead!

with Sally
Hoyes 26/Jun/11 Solo rpt
gb83 14/Jun/11 Lead
Steve Palmer 14/Jun/11 2nd O/S
Dan Geh 03/Jun/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 25/Apr/11 2nd
chris_r 25/Apr/11 Solo O/S
steveth 25/Apr/11 Solo O/S
Rich Kay 24/Apr/11 Sent
tubby Tez 24/Apr/11 -
Hidden 24/Apr/11 TR O/S
Hidden 18/Apr/11 2nd O/S
paulerussell 10/Apr/11 2nd O/S
with Tom Jones
tsjx 10/Apr/11 Lead

Paul seconded

ElBarto 09/Apr/11 Solo O/S

Good solo, probably a HS due to the lack of gear and the unprotected crux if lead.

jo86 09/Apr/11 Solo
WillCass 02/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Ky ?/Apr/11 Solo O/S
Somerset swede basher 23/Mar/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 22/Mar/11 Solo O/S
samuel.stevens 17/Mar/11 Solo
AMarchant 17/Mar/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 17/Mar/11 Solo O/S
fletch540 02/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Jo Roberts
Goose4 ??/2011 Lead
tubby Tez ??/2011 -
tasmat 31/Oct/10 Solo
Hidden 08/Oct/10 TR
Hidden 08/Oct/10 Lead O/S
matthomas79 25/Sep/10 Solo O/S
RichT 31/Aug/10 Lead rpt
with Helen
adamho 26/Aug/10 TR O/S
grubes 21/Aug/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 21/Aug/10 Solo O/S
Ben Hollands 08/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Chris Harding
RalphC 08/Aug/10 Lead
with Caroline
Hidden 20/Jul/10 Solo
joeoutdoors 12/Jul/10 -
with Ally Hurst
joeoutdoors 12/Jul/10 Solo O/S
with Ally Hurst
Byronius Maximus 03/Jul/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 03/Jul/10 2nd O/S
shed_hed 03/Jul/10 Solo O/S
hardoreVdiffBen 03/Jul/10 Solo O/S
Dan Lane 30/Jun/10 Solo O/S

good route although is moving onto the left face in?

with Hugh Wheeler
Hidden 30/Jun/10 Solo
maybe_si 28/Jun/10 Solo O/S
Mitch1990 27/Jun/10 Lead O/S
mmmhumous 27/Jun/10 Lead O/S

Side-runner (Big Hex on Double Crack)came in useful.

Valentino 12/Jun/10 Solo
Blondie.Simon 12/Jun/10 2nd O/S
with Dave Hecker
Hidden 27/May/10 Solo
Roch 22/May/10 Lead
with MRT
Hidden 20/May/10 Solo O/S
Goody 20/May/10 Lead O/S
with Andy Crawley
jamesgodwin64 16/May/10 Solo
joe.91 28/Apr/10 Solo O/S
arctic_jen 28/Apr/10 2nd
with Dan
dpmUK 28/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Jen
chumleywarner 10/Apr/10 TR O/S
charley 10/Apr/10 Solo O/S

Took a few attempts to commit to the last move.

Tithe Technique 10/Apr/10 2nd O/S
valentinesbabe 10/Apr/10 TR O/S

Kev's lead, nice steady climb

georgenvk 05/Apr/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 05/Apr/10 -
RichT 19/Mar/10 Solo rpt
ml706 14/Mar/10 Solo O/S
Dave Mason 11/Mar/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 13/Feb/10 Sent
dswansonlow 13/Feb/10 Solo O/S
with Tom Green
Hidden 06/Feb/10 Solo O/S
Derek Furze ??/2010 -
cymjt ??/2010 -
Will Hunt 08/Nov/09 Solo O/S
Ewan Russell 08/Nov/09 Solo O/S
with luumc people
Peakpdr 15/Oct/09 Solo O/S
JLS 12/Oct/09 Solo dnf
with Jacqui
Martin McPhillie ?/Oct/09 Lead dog
with Random LUUMC Fresher
sgl0jd 26/Sep/09 -
kel1989 20/Sep/09 2nd β
with Joe Lewis
Hidden 19/Sep/09 Solo O/S
Ann S 13/Sep/09 2nd
with Jim Hall
minaturechris 13/Sep/09 Solo O/S
with Stacey
staceyjg 13/Sep/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Aug/09 Lead O/S
chrisallan 08/Aug/09 Solo
Ardo 06/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Tim
Hidden 02/Aug/09 TR O/S
greggyboy 02/Aug/09 2nd β
with Martin Heaton
Hidden 02/Aug/09 TR
markytaylor 24/Jul/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 24/Jul/09 Solo O/S
thrutch 18/Jul/09 Solo
markw 28/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Tor
Tor 28/Jun/09 2nd O/S
with mark
Stevepg 27/Jun/09 Solo
Hidden 27/Jun/09 Solo
Hidden 27/Jun/09 Solo
bobpilgrem 14/Jun/09 Solo
robman 14/Jun/09 Solo O/S
tompilgrem 14/Jun/09 2nd O/S
with Dad
texuspete 31/May/09 Solo
Shad ?/May/09 Solo
melonmike 22/Apr/09 Solo O/S
morrisdaboss 19/Apr/09 Lead rpt
with Cecile
JDDD 19/Apr/09 Solo
JDDD 15/Apr/09 Solo
rwm7131 11/Apr/09 Solo
Steve Waters, Mynydd 02/Apr/09 Solo O/S
morrisdaboss 21/Mar/09 Solo
with JB
Hidden 21/Mar/09 Solo
A Downing 15/Mar/09 Solo O/S
Daymo 15/Mar/09 Solo O/S
with Andy
jscoles ??/2009 Lead O/S
with Tom Baker
Hidden ??/2009 Lead
summo ??/2009 -
williap 15/Oct/08 Solo O/S
PanzerHanzler 12/Oct/08 Solo O/S
Pilch 12/Oct/08 Solo O/S
RichT 23/Sep/08 Solo rpt
Hidden 20/Sep/08 Solo
Bob 13/Sep/08 -
with M. Bullough
Hidden 13/Sep/08 Solo rpt
Hidden 31/Aug/08 Solo
dashitboarder 17/Aug/08 Solo
with Dad
morrisdaboss 03/Aug/08 Solo
with Steve B & JG
tobydunford 01/Aug/08 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Aug/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 23/Jul/08 Solo rpt
Sam W 30/Jun/08 Solo
morrisdaboss 19/Jun/08 Solo O/S
Benrj 19/Jun/08 Solo
with john kearns
Hidden 16/Jun/08 Solo rpt
CJE 08/Jun/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 04/Jun/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 04/Jun/08 Solo O/S
will6459 04/Jun/08 Solo O/S
with Sam Crabb
skittles 04/Jun/08 Solo O/S
duncan 29/May/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 25/May/08 Solo O/S
jcurley 16/May/08 Lead O/S
with EAYL
EAYL 16/May/08 2nd
with jcurley
Hidden 02/Apr/08 Solo O/S
b.hayley ?/Apr/08 Solo
Hidden ?/Apr/08 Solo
Alfredo ?/Mar/08 Solo
Hidden 10/Feb/08 TR O/S
stevefromstoke 10/Feb/08 TR

nice cpl of moves

with mart
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
platt2000 ??/2008 -
rbalmer ??/2008 Lead O/S
popebenedictus 04/Nov/07 Solo O/S
with Soloed
Simon Caldwell 22/Sep/07 Lead O/S

With a side runner. Otherwise it would have been a solo - the promised small friend only appears after all the hard climbing and is pointless.

with Carmen
Jonny M 02/Sep/07 Lead O/S
GiveHerHelen 02/Sep/07 2nd O/S
doughboy_swiftandsure 26/Aug/07 Solo O/S

Really good fun, technical and 'balancy'. Great practise. Just maybe without the wind...

Matthallinan ?/Aug/07 Solo
JonBray 10/Jul/07 Solo O/S
climbing_wiggy ?/Jul/07 Lead O/S
with George
Hidden 06/Jun/07 Solo O/S
mikehenesy ?/Jun/07 Solo O/S

It's not very tall.

stevo smith 13/May/07 Solo O/S
daza 12/May/07 Solo O/S
tontopink 07/May/07 Lead
roscoe6 02/May/07 Solo
Rampikino 20/Apr/07 2nd
with Cat
Hidden 14/Apr/07 Solo O/S
adam carless 01/Apr/07 Solo O/S
Dale Berry 31/Mar/07 Solo O/S

Soft touch.

naughtybadboy 25/Mar/07 2nd
Hidden 25/Mar/07 Lead O/S
Calder 24/Mar/07 2nd
JdotP 14/Mar/07 Solo rpt
edXander 04/Feb/07 2nd
Hidden 04/Feb/07 2nd O/S
Hidden 04/Feb/07 Lead O/S
FrankW 26/Nov/06 Solo O/S
with Laura
tallsop 19/Oct/06 Solo
with Simon
Stig 19/Sep/06 Solo rpt
mc1105 ?/Sep/06 Solo
Cameron13 31/Aug/06 Lead O/S
with Mark, Kate, Rach
Hidden 08/Aug/06 2nd O/S
ChrisBrooke 05/Aug/06 Solo O/S
Hidden 29/Jul/06 TR
eonuk 26/Jul/06 2nd
with Jacko
Hidden 23/Jul/06 Solo O/S
Whitt 23/Jul/06 Solo O/S
crossdressingrodney 25/Jun/06 Solo O/S
with Gordon, kim
carriegold 24/Jun/06 Solo

Much spotting required from the Hamster

with Hamster
Nicos 11/Jun/06 Solo O/S
with keith leonard
BobbyH 10/May/06 Solo O/S
JdotP 06/May/06 Solo O/S

My first HS :)

Hidden 22/Apr/06 Solo O/S
dan_o_b ??/2006 Solo
orb ?/Sep/05 Lead O/S
with Mojo
Hidden ?/Sep/05 Solo
goi.ashmore 11/Aug/05 Solo O/S
Hidden 06/Aug/05 Solo O/S
victim of mathematics 23/Jul/05 2nd O/S
Hidden 22/Jul/05 2nd
cem 02/Jul/05 Solo O/S
Hidden 14/May/05 Solo
Gman ?/May/05 Solo O/S
ArnaudG ??/2005 -
Neil Curtis 15/Aug/04 Lead rpt
with Marta de Madariaga
kitch22 06/Aug/04 Solo
with Daniel Metcalfe
BlueJohn 27/Jun/04 Solo
Rampikino 25/May/04 Lead
with Liz Hay
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 02/May/04 Solo O/S
Chris Davids 31/Mar/04 Lead O/S
with Clare
Stig 15/Oct/03 Solo O/S
kato'sdad 21/Sep/03 Solo
Hidden 14/Aug/03 Solo O/S
Hidden 24/Jun/03 Solo
Neil Curtis 21/Jun/03 Solo O/S
Laramadness 18/Mar/03 Solo
Reds 28/Jul/02 Lead O/S
DerwentDiluted 12/Mar/02 Solo
Hidden ??/2002 Solo O/S
adamwesthead 26/Aug/01 Solo rpt
with Rob
Roget 01/Jul/99 Solo O/S
Martin Bennett 12/Sep/95 Solo
Iain Thow 02/Apr/95 Solo
John Eley ??/1995 Lead O/S
Rob Davies 06/Jun/91 Solo
uphillnow ??/1985 Lead
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