12m.

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12m. Climb a flaky crack in the gully wall to the ledge on the left and continue up the flake with care to a tricky exit. © Rockfax

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victim of mathematics 25 Jul, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: The start isn't hard, just steep. Comitting 4a I reckon, so HS 4a seems about right.
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βeta: The start isn't hard, just steep. Comitting 4a I reckon, so HS 4a seems about right.
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enotsnad 16 Sep Solo O/S
agour 20 Aug Lead Start wasn't that hard, but getting from the flake onto the ledge was the crux for me. Ended up with a very awkward mantle
with Maria
Start wasn't that hard, but getting from the flake onto the ledge was the crux for me. Ended up with a very awkward mantle
with Maria
colin milton 22 Jul Lead
with ibbo
with ibbo
Ian.ch 21 Jul Lead O/S
Paul Hy 30 Jun Lead O/S had a few attempts at the start. then its nice flake pulling. WC 5 for the layback flake. used it twice in one day!!
had a few attempts at the start. then its nice flake pulling. WC 5 for the layback flake. used it twice in one day!!
Hidden 30 Jun 2nd
neilmackie 30 Jun Solo
crag 21 Jun 2nd O/S Saff lead nursary arrete but i moved to flake crack half way up, i think.
with Adrian BuxMC, saff
Saff lead nursary arrete but i moved to flake crack half way up, i think.
with Adrian BuxMC, saff
climbdevon 25 May -
clark 22 May Lead O/S
Hidden 15 May Lead rpt
big ed 21 Apr -
Hidden 28 Mar Lead
RayG 18 Nov, 2018 Solo O/S
There's Always A Bigger Cam 29 Sep, 2018 Lead O/S Not all that great
Not all that great
Hidden 28 Sep, 2018 2nd rpt
Matt_Blackmore 14 Aug, 2018 2nd
Andy Moffatt 14 Aug, 2018 Lead
john max 11 Aug, 2018 2nd
with john_ni
with john_ni
Hidden 8 Jun, 2018 Solo O/S
Hidden 3 Jun, 2018 2nd β
Wayne S 3 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
phillipwright 21 May, 2018 Solo O/S
Alex@home 17 May, 2018 Solo
Hidden 12 May, 2018 2nd O/S
BlueJohn 12 May, 2018 Lead
with slacky
with slacky
dan_o_b 29 Apr, 2018 2nd O/S
buczko 29 Apr, 2018 Lead O/S
Dan Hostford 14 Oct, 2017 Solo O/S
with T.ellwood-14, LSMC
with T.ellwood-14, LSMC
JendeHoxar 3 Oct, 2017 Solo O/S
Amy121 27 Aug, 2017 Lead
Prof. Outdoors 8 Jul, 2017 2nd
with Simon
with Simon
rohai545 1 Jul, 2017 2nd
with Lance Baker
with Lance Baker
Rob Moorcroft 27 May, 2017 Lead
tk4210 14 May, 2017 2nd dog Hard start
with Joe North
Hard start
with Joe North
JdotP 6 May, 2017 2nd rpt
with Red Ted
with Red Ted
Hidden 6 May, 2017 Lead dnf
Hidden 3 May, 2017 2nd O/S
Duncan Zerafa 3 May, 2017 Lead O/S
with Jack Buczko
with Jack Buczko
stratandrew 3 May, 2017 Lead O/S
with Clay C
with Clay C
jimmysdead 30 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S
with Emma
with Emma
Hoyes 11 Apr, 2017 Solo O/S
Storme 26 Mar, 2017 2nd
with Jake397
with Jake397
Jake397 26 Mar, 2017 Lead
with Storme England
with Storme England
Retro Rowan 11 Mar, 2017 2nd O/S
Nick_Merriman 11 Mar, 2017 Lead O/S
Tim Harper 11 Mar, 2017 Lead O/S
alexcollins123 11 Mar, 2017 2nd O/S
V1c 22 Oct, 2016 2nd
George Frisby 22 Oct, 2016 Lead β went up the left side to place a nut runner. Found the top of the flake move very tricky for HS. Need to go back and do it without placing high nut runner.
with V1c
went up the left side to place a nut runner. Found the top of the flake move very tricky for HS. Need to go back and do it without placing high nut runner.
with V1c
Rory_Cummings_NI 4 Oct, 2016 Solo O/S
Hidden 30 Sep, 2016 Lead O/S
Rob Gillespie 11 Sep, 2016 Lead O/S
Richard Byrom 6 Sep, 2016 TR β
with Himanshu
with Himanshu
Mike_Gannon 1 Sep, 2016 2nd β
with Scott Robinson
with Scott Robinson
alaster tonge 13 Aug, 2016 Solo O/S
mrphilipoldham 21 Jul, 2016 Lead O/S
gpcomps 23 Jun, 2016 Lead rpt So, having thought I was climbing Nursery Arête I had an absolute mare on what appeared to be a blank face, so I finished up Flake Crack instead. Having looked at UKC it appears the guides wrong so I don't feel so bad
with Mike Hope
So, having thought I was climbing Nursery Arête I had an absolute mare on what appeared to be a blank face, so I finished up Flake Crack instead. Having looked at UKC it appears the guides wrong so I don't feel so bad
with Mike Hope
JdotP 8 May, 2016 Lead rpt Total sandbag if you ask me...
with Ski heil, bein kaputt, Red Ted
Total sandbag if you ask me...
with Ski heil, bein kaputt, Red Ted
will484 3 Apr, 2016 2nd
Hidden 3 Apr, 2016 Lead dog
Flavio 25 Mar, 2016 Solo O/S
MusicalMountaineer 25 Mar, 2016 Lead O/S Good fun. Worth the grade.
Good fun. Worth the grade.
dbdandan 21 Mar, 2016 Solo
Lauren Henshall 20 Mar, 2016 2nd O/S
sambeaumont 20 Mar, 2016 Lead O/S
Lawray 5 Mar, 2016 2nd β
with Swifty, SuperLee1985
with Swifty, SuperLee1985
SuperLee1985 5 Mar, 2016 Lead O/S In the snow. Struggled a bit on the start, couldn't quite work it out (combination of damp rock and the fact that I'd not done trad in 6 moths). Ended up using the corner crack and a bit of bridging to get established. Travers and swing up to the ledge was nice on good jugs. Lay-backing up the flake was also fun although easy to escape out left and it was not entirely clear at which point you were supposed to go left.
with Lawray
In the snow. Struggled a bit on the start, couldn't quite work it out (combination of damp rock and the fact that I'd not done trad in 6 moths). Ended up using the corner crack and a bit of bridging to get established. Travers and swing up to the ledge was nice on good jugs. Lay-backing up the flake was also fun although easy to escape out left and it was not entirely clear at which point you were supposed to go left.
with Lawray
Robin Nichols 3 Oct, 2015 Solo O/S
with Jim, Roget
with Jim, Roget
mevanssmith 25 Sep, 2015 Lead O/S
petern 11 Jul, 2015 2nd O/S
HazelMacLean 4 Jul, 2015 2nd O/S
cem 4 Jul, 2015 2nd rpt
Hidden 4 Jul, 2015 Lead O/S
Andy Hardy 9 Jun, 2015 Lead rpt
kez1 ?Jun, 2015 -
with Andrew Boardman
with Andrew Boardman
chrissyboy 23 May, 2015 Lead
with Chip
with Chip
buxtoncoffeelover 26 Apr, 2015 Lead Mystified by the start - took me 5 attempts to get established - must be missing the point.
Mystified by the start - took me 5 attempts to get established - must be missing the point.
Hidden 26 Apr, 2015 Lead
Hidden 23 Apr, 2015 -
John Higgs 19 Apr, 2015 Solo O/S
John H Bull (tcfka Bullybones) 6 Apr, 2015 2nd
with Neil
with Neil
MSchobitz 7 Mar, 2015 Solo O/S
with USMC
with USMC
Hidden ??, 2015 Lead
neilmackie 30 Nov, 2014 Lead dog wet
with lee1234
wet
with lee1234
lee1234 30 Nov, 2014 2nd O/S
Graeme Hammond 9 Nov, 2014 Solo O/S
with The Famous Grouse
with The Famous Grouse
Patrick Green 29 Jul, 2014 Lead O/S
with Andy Deans
with Andy Deans
Matt_C9716 23 Jul, 2014 Lead O/S
with Ged
with Ged
kermit_uk 13 Jul, 2014 2nd O/S
Albachoss 16 Jun, 2014 Solo O/S
daviesp2 1 Jun, 2014 2nd
freemanTom 1 Jun, 2014 Lead Awkward seems to be a trait of the Naze
with Paul Davies
Awkward seems to be a trait of the Naze
with Paul Davies
steven 31 May, 2014 Lead O/S
with Brian Hull
with Brian Hull
gpcomps 15 Apr, 2014 Lead O/S Harder than expected start
with Mark67
Harder than expected start
with Mark67
Hidden 29 Mar, 2014 2nd O/S
Hidden ??, 2014 -
Gaffalynch ??, 2014 -
Hidden 4 Dec, 2013 2nd
Hidden 25 Aug, 2013 2nd β
simeclimb68 25 Aug, 2013 Lead O/S
with Pwdr
with Pwdr
Hidden 7 Jul, 2013 2nd
Connolly8684 2 Jul, 2013 Lead O/S Partner: Tom
Partner: Tom
Hidden 16 Jun, 2013 2nd O/S
scott.hill 1 Jun, 2013 Lead O/S
with tinyali
with tinyali
MD 19 May, 2013 2nd
tomjemmett 19 May, 2013 Lead O/S
with Graham Beckett, Emily Beckett
with Graham Beckett, Emily Beckett
Happy Wanderer 19 May, 2013 Lead O/S
with MD
with MD
Hidden 29 Apr, 2013 Lead O/S
tombradshaw123 10 Apr, 2013 Lead O/S
johnself1603 2 Mar, 2013 2nd β
Hidden 29 Sep, 2012 TR
YoungYuk 29 Sep, 2012 TR O/S
steveth 4 Sep, 2012 2nd β
with chris_r
with chris_r
BTphonehome 31 Aug, 2012 Lead O/S
with baron84
with baron84
baron84 31 Aug, 2012 2nd
petekeron 24 Aug, 2012 Solo O/S
with Solo
with Solo
Kirill 12 Aug, 2012 Lead O/S
with Natalia Male Alcalde
with Natalia Male Alcalde
Hidden 28 Jul, 2012 2nd O/S
Russell Blackaller 18 Jun, 2012 Solo O/S
valentinesbabe 27 May, 2012 Lead O/S Don't know why but had a bit of a mare on the initial crack on this one, found the top section easy...last one of the day so maybe tiredness creeping in!
Don't know why but had a bit of a mare on the initial crack on this one, found the top section easy...last one of the day so maybe tiredness creeping in!
Tithe Technique 27 May, 2012 2nd O/S
shafiq lalloo 3 Mar, 2012 Lead O/S
with hoggy90, Tony Mahon
with hoggy90, Tony Mahon
Hidden ??, 2012 -
Hidden ??, 2012 Solo
PAJames ??, 2012 -
Will Caesar ??, 2012 Lead O/S
with BossHog
with BossHog
Sam Melville ??, 2012 -
lozowen 27 Nov, 2011 Lead O/S
with Sally Owen
with Sally Owen
Allan Winstanley 1 Oct, 2011 2nd Given a 4a in Western Grit. The initial moves are awkward and there is a definite overhang. I think this is under-graded.
with George
Given a 4a in Western Grit. The initial moves are awkward and there is a definite overhang. I think this is under-graded.
with George
Hidden 3 Sep, 2011 Lead rpt
Hidden 3 Sep, 2011 Lead β
Jesse Dufton 2 Sep, 2011 Lead
with mol
with mol
mol 2 Sep, 2011 2nd
Hidden 17 Aug, 2011 Lead
Dan Lane 1 Jun, 2011 Solo O/S
Hidden 1 Jun, 2011 2nd O/S
neillkelly 21 Apr, 2011 2nd
Smudge03 19 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
with Claudia
with Claudia
Hidden 19 Apr, 2011 2nd O/S
Hidden 10 Apr, 2011 2nd O/S
whiting.jp 10 Apr, 2011 Lead
with jamesca
with jamesca
daveyji ?Apr, 2011 Lead
with JT
with JT
jimmyjames1985 ?Apr, 2011 TR
rockover ?Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
Somerset swede basher 23 Mar, 2011 Solo O/S
Hidden 22 Mar, 2011 Solo O/S
Hidden 13 Mar, 2011 2nd
Goose4 ??, 2011 Lead
Mike_Hayes 24 Oct, 2010 -
with Sarah Marks
with Sarah Marks
Hidden 17 Oct, 2010 Lead
Hidden 13 Oct, 2010 Lead
Burty21 13 Oct, 2010 2nd O/S
Josh Maye 25 Sep, 2010 2nd
MaccMark 10 Aug, 2010 2nd
Hidden 19 Jul, 2010 Lead
Sianny 19 Jul, 2010 2nd O/S nice route
nice route
Howard J 13 Jul, 2010 2nd rpt
with Blod
with Blod
igneouscarl 10 Jul, 2010 2nd O/S
with Robert Jones
with Robert Jones
jose.climbing 9 Jul, 2010 Lead O/S
Byronius Maximus 3 Jul, 2010 Solo O/S
shed_hed 3 Jul, 2010 Solo O/S
jenniferanncleaver ?Jul, 2010 2nd
Andy Hardy 16 Jun, 2010 Lead O/S steep start.
steep start.
Andy Fielding 23 May, 2010 Lead
with Pete Milton
with Pete Milton
KristianBirchall 1 May, 2010 2nd O/S
with Claire Chadderton
with Claire Chadderton
Nick1812P 28 Apr, 2010 Solo
Hidden 28 Apr, 2010 Solo O/S
quarryman 17 Apr, 2010 2nd
with Steve Tomkinson, Norman Reece
with Steve Tomkinson, Norman Reece
Hidden 9 Apr, 2010 Lead
Hidden 9 Apr, 2010 2nd
Hidden 13 Feb, 2010 Solo
dswansonlow 13 Feb, 2010 Solo O/S
with Tom Green
with Tom Green
Derek Furze ??, 2010 -
cymjt ??, 2010 -
Double Knee Bar 15 Nov, 2009 2nd O/S
with EZ
with EZ
hairynortherner 27 Sep, 2009 Lead O/S Found it ok generally, little bold on the top section but one big cam size 3 near top.
with Andy
Found it ok generally, little bold on the top section but one big cam size 3 near top.
with Andy
Hidden 26 Sep, 2009 -
Hidden 26 Sep, 2009 Lead O/S
Ann S 13 Sep, 2009 2nd
with Jim Hall
with Jim Hall
minaturechris 13 Sep, 2009 Lead O/S
staceyjg 13 Sep, 2009 2nd O/S Chris led
with mark H, minaturechris
Chris led
with mark H, minaturechris
Howard J 12 Aug, 2009 2nd dog Struggled on the strenuous first move because I hadn't spotted the crucial foothold.
with Blod
Struggled on the strenuous first move because I hadn't spotted the crucial foothold.
with Blod
Simon Caldwell 9 Aug, 2009 Lead O/S
with Lemming
with Lemming
Carl Hanaghan 24 Jun, 2009 2nd
with Paul Shepherd
with Paul Shepherd
Hidden 16 Jun, 2009 2nd O/S
Hidden 16 Jun, 2009 Lead O/S
Hixmclix 23 Apr, 2009 Lead
Carl Hanaghan 22 Apr, 2009 AltLd
JDDD 19 Apr, 2009 2nd
Goody 14 Apr, 2009 2nd O/S
with Jonathon Teal
with Jonathon Teal
Richard Gilbert ??, 2009 Lead O/S
with Jerry Ostrowski
with Jerry Ostrowski
Mark Eddy ??, 2009 Lead
with Colin
with Colin
Hidden 20 Sep, 2008 2nd
Hidden 25 Aug, 2008 Solo O/S
Hidden 23 Aug, 2008 Lead O/S
Hidden 13 Aug, 2008 Lead O/S
tobydunford 1 Aug, 2008 Solo O/S
Heinrich 1 Aug, 2008 TR O/S
with Gaz
with Gaz
Hidden 23 Jul, 2008 Solo O/S
cpoad 8 Jun, 2008 Lead O/S Liked this, but no stars in guidebook
with Clare F
Liked this, but no stars in guidebook
with Clare F
Pete Horn 25 May, 2008 Lead O/S
with Chris
with Chris
Milne 24 May, 2008 Lead O/S nice steep moves.
nice steep moves.
Whealiebob 24 May, 2008 2nd O/S
Hidden 17 Feb, 2008 Lead O/S
stordys ??, 2008 -
skittles 17 Nov, 2007 2nd O/S
Hidden 17 Nov, 2007 Lead O/S
eirenutter 2 Nov, 2007 -
with sean, lora, beth, lydia
with sean, lora, beth, lydia
gazbonutter 18 Sep, 2007 Lead Very pumpy on 2 parts and a struggle to protect as you hang on (but I could have climbed it better I must add!)
with Geoff
Very pumpy on 2 parts and a struggle to protect as you hang on (but I could have climbed it better I must add!)
with Geoff
Hidden 8 Sep, 2007 Solo O/S
ChrisBrooke 14 Jul, 2007 2nd
with John Inkpen
with John Inkpen
mikehenesy ?Jun, 2007 Lead O/S
with Lee Dawson
with Lee Dawson
roscoe6 15 May, 2007 Lead
wirralclimber1984 15 May, 2007 Lead O/S
with rwm7131
with rwm7131
rwm7131 15 May, 2007 2nd
Hidden 27 Apr, 2007 2nd O/S
naughtybadboy 1 Apr, 2007 2nd
Hidden 1 Apr, 2007 Lead O/S
edXander 4 Feb, 2007 2nd
FrankW 26 Nov, 2006 Lead rpt
with Laura
with Laura
Rampikino 23 Sep, 2006 Lead
with MMC Various
with MMC Various
FrankW 17 Sep, 2006 Lead O/S
with Levi
with Levi
Howard J 12 Sep, 2006 Lead O/S
markhammonds 12 Sep, 2006 2nd
Hidden 8 Aug, 2006 Lead O/S
Hidden ?Aug, 2006 Lead O/S
Albie 30 Jul, 2006 2nd O/S Despite my best efforts to get pete to go to the roaches, he wanted to go to castle naze as it was somewhere new. A very compact crag , like a mini stannage really. Pete finds this HS and shoots up.
with Pete Davies
Despite my best efforts to get pete to go to the roaches, he wanted to go to castle naze as it was somewhere new. A very compact crag , like a mini stannage really. Pete finds this HS and shoots up.
with Pete Davies
Hidden ?Jul, 2006 2nd
Hidden ?Jul, 2006 Lead O/S
Cameron13 7 Jun, 2006 2nd O/S
SecretSquirrel 7 Jun, 2006 Lead O/S
JonBray 6 Jun, 2006 Lead O/S
JdotP 6 May, 2006 2nd O/S
with Stuart Bury
with Stuart Bury
Shad ?May, 2006 Lead
Maciek ?May, 2006 Lead O/S
with Chris M.
with Chris M.
tontopink 24 Apr, 2006 2nd O/S
studly84 22 Apr, 2006 Lead O/S
with thomas poulton
with thomas poulton
Hidden ?Mar, 2006 Lead
Hidden 4 Sep, 2005 2nd
goi.ashmore 11 Aug, 2005 Solo O/S
Hidden 6 Aug, 2005 2nd
victim of mathematics 23 Jul, 2005 2nd O/S
cem 9 Jul, 2005 Solo O/S
Jonny M ?Jul, 2005 2nd O/S
DavidR 18 Jun, 2005 Lead O/S
with Aidan McGuffie
with Aidan McGuffie
Mike Lee 20 May, 2005 Lead O/S Flake Crack 17mts HS 4b
with Neil
Flake Crack 17mts HS 4b
with Neil
Hidden ?May, 2005 -
JohnHutch 25 Apr, 2005 Lead
with L
with L
Dave Mason ?Sep, 2004 Lead O/S
with Andy Hobbs
with Andy Hobbs
jamie ward 25 Jun, 2004 Lead O/S
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 2 May, 2004 Solo O/S
ASchwirtz 31 Aug, 2003 Lead O/S
with Shona D'arcy
with Shona D'arcy
Hidden 27 Jul, 2003 Lead
Hidden 20 Jul, 2003 Lead
Ander 10 Apr, 2003 Lead
with Kev
with Kev
Hidden 19 Nov, 2002 Lead O/S
The Pulsing Motorik of Neu! 4 Jun, 2002 2nd O/S
with Rebecca
with Rebecca
Gman ?Aug, 2001 Lead O/S
with Sean
with Sean
adamwesthead 8 Apr, 2000 Lead O/S First HS
with Taylor
First HS
with Taylor
Roget 1 Jul, 1999 Solo O/S
Mick King 28 Mar, 1998 Solo O/S
John Eley ?Jul, 1997 Lead O/S
Martin Bennett 12 Sep, 1995 Solo
Hidden 23 Jun, 1995 Lead O/S
runestone 1 Jan, 1995 Lead O/S
Rog Wilko ?Jul, 1994 Lead
with Debbie Wilkinson
with Debbie Wilkinson
Brian Wilderspin 9 Jun, 1993 Solo O/S
Andy Say 23 Sep, 1987 Solo
uphillnow 1 Jun, 1985 Lead
with TCP
with TCP
Tim Bateman 17 Apr, 1985 2nd
steveb2006 31 Mar, 1984 Lead Whitehall assessment weekend - climbing with Andy Towne and Tony Wilkinson
Whitehall assessment weekend - climbing with Andy Towne and Tony Wilkinson
Rob Seymour 9 Apr, 1983 Solo O/S
babymoac 3 Aug, 1980 Solo
Chris Terrey ??, 1979 Solo
Nigel Bond 28 Apr, 1977 Solo
Hidden 8 Jun, 1976 Solo
Hidden 14 Jun, 1975 2nd
mikej 12 Oct, 1974 Solo
Hidden 16 May, 1966 Solo
Hidden 29 Jun, 1965 Solo
Hidden 1 Apr, 1965 Lead
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