12m.

Rockfax Description
12m. A tough start up twin cracks and an wide awkward finish. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
This gets HS in BMC guide, left as VS (Rock fax) as there are log book ticks.

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Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs, Every Climb at Castle Naze

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Alex1 9 May, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: Oh god the end is a horrible offwidth. If you try and start this using only the right hand crack the moves about 5b. (and offwidthy as well)
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βeta: Oh god the end is a horrible offwidth. If you try and start this using only the right hand crack the moves about 5b. (and offwidthy as well)
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Mr Spoons 8 Aug Lead β
matthewculley 1 Jul -
Paul Hy 30 Jun Lead O/S quite a tough start, but eases from the ledge.
quite a tough start, but eases from the ledge.
Hidden 30 Jun 2nd
hainesck100 23 Jun 2nd
with Adhe, Marius Twite
with Adhe, Marius Twite
Edale 2 Jun 2nd
with Yvonne
with Yvonne
Edale 2 Jun Lead
with Yvonne
with Yvonne
Chrissy202 25 May 2nd O/S
with Hati
with Hati
climbdevon 25 May -
Hati W 25 May Lead O/S
with Chrissy
with Chrissy
Hidden 15 May Lead O/S
Joshthomas 29 Apr 2nd
joeruckus 24 Apr Lead
noteviljoe 24 Apr 2nd
Shane69 28 Mar 2nd
ipfreely 28 Mar Lead O/S Poor route
with Shane69
Poor route
with Shane69
Dave Garnett 26 Sep, 2018 2nd O/S
with John Fitzgerald, Peter Edgerton
with John Fitzgerald, Peter Edgerton
Graeme Hammond 17 Sep, 2018 Solo O/S
with The Famous Grouse
with The Famous Grouse
john max 11 Aug, 2018 Lead
with john_ni
with john_ni
XAPortela 5 Aug, 2018 Lead O/S
mrphilipoldham 30 Jul, 2018 Lead rpt
with Eeep
with Eeep
Eeep 30 Jul, 2018 2nd
Handsforfeet 21 Jul, 2018 Lead Just awkward really. Nothing much to recommend it
Just awkward really. Nothing much to recommend it
olibear2 10 Jul, 2018 Lead
with Youdy , Paul
with Youdy , Paul
Hidden 24 Jun, 2018 2nd
jack89 24 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
phillipwright 6 Jun, 2018 Solo O/S
TwofoZeus 19 May, 2018 Lead O/S
JimboWizbo 19 May, 2018 2nd
Alex@home 17 May, 2018 Solo
Hidden 12 May, 2018 2nd
BlueJohn 12 May, 2018 Lead
with slacky
with slacky
arthurpaulcaplan 4 May, 2018 2nd O/S
Tony Myers 4 May, 2018 Lead O/S
luke_blazejewski 4 May, 2018 Lead O/S
Richard Alderton 4 May, 2018 2nd O/S
Darren Lam 23 Sep, 2017 Lead O/S
with Col Di Lana
with Col Di Lana
kevinlee 2 Jul, 2017 Lead O/S
derekwwl 2 Jul, 2017 2nd O/S
Rob Moorcroft 27 May, 2017 Lead
Harri777 7 May, 2017 Lead
with Simon H
with Simon H
jimmysdead 30 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S
with Emma
with Emma
Soph541 29 Apr, 2017 2nd O/S
Oliver Houston 8 Apr, 2017 Lead
sarahsuth 8 Apr, 2017 2nd O/S
Andy Hardy 2 Apr, 2017 2nd O/S
TJ Mather 4 Dec, 2016 Lead rpt
with Ell
with Ell
gerstlauer 25 Nov, 2016 Lead
Hidden 25 Nov, 2016 2nd
Joecartmell 9 Oct, 2016 Lead Nice First few moves, stepped left at the final chimney because I could!
with Tom
Nice First few moves, stepped left at the final chimney because I could!
with Tom
TJ Mather 9 Oct, 2016 2nd rpt
charliepickering 5 Oct, 2016 Lead O/S
with Hamish
with Hamish
Rory_Cummings_NI 4 Oct, 2016 Solo O/S
smoreda 3 Oct, 2016 2nd
D.botts87 30 Sep, 2016 Lead O/S
with Minty
with Minty
Jweden2 8 Sep, 2016 Lead
Duncan Zerafa 24 Aug, 2016 Lead O/S
with Gary Thornhill
with Gary Thornhill
drolex 17 Aug, 2016 -
mrphilipoldham 8 Aug, 2016 2nd O/S
with JJBB
with JJBB
M60OON 4 Aug, 2016 Lead
Rob Gillespie 4 Aug, 2016 2nd
with M60OON
with M60OON
John H Bull (tcfka Bullybones) 5 May, 2016 Lead
with Neil
with Neil
John H Bull (tcfka Bullybones) 5 May, 2016 2nd
with Neil
with Neil
Hidden 4 May, 2016 Lead O/S
JimboWizbo 4 May, 2016 2nd
with BCT
with BCT
crag 3 May, 2016 2nd dnf 2nd time I'd climbed outside. Really struggled but couldn't finish.
with Alan
2nd time I'd climbed outside. Really struggled but couldn't finish.
with Alan
JdotP 3 Apr, 2016 Lead rpt
with Coo Beastie
with Coo Beastie
JohnWatt 3 Apr, 2016 2nd O/S
with JdotP
with JdotP
Flavio 25 Mar, 2016 Solo O/S
dbdandan 21 Mar, 2016 Solo
Bryan M 1 Nov, 2015 Lead
with Susannah Penk
with Susannah Penk
Wayne S 25 Oct, 2015 2nd RP
Hidden 25 Oct, 2015 Lead dog
gerstlauer 11 Oct, 2015 Lead O/S
Lukeinch 30 Aug, 2015 Lead O/S
Ry 30 Aug, 2015 2nd
Hidden 29 Aug, 2015 Lead O/S
TJ Mather 9 Aug, 2015 Lead O/S
Matt Bill Platypus 2 Aug, 2015 Lead O/S
cem 4 Jul, 2015 2nd
Hidden 26 Apr, 2015 TR
tom bre 22 Apr, 2015 Lead O/S Makes you work for it at the start - enjoyable route
Makes you work for it at the start - enjoyable route
MSchobitz 7 Mar, 2015 Solo O/S
with USMC
with USMC
jonathandavey 18 Feb, 2015 2nd
Hidden ??, 2015 Lead
John H Bull (tcfka Bullybones) 10 Oct, 2014 2nd
with Neil
with Neil
tom_lewis89 2 Oct, 2014 2nd
buxtoncoffeelover 2 Oct, 2014 Lead
Stroppy 14 Sep, 2014 Solo O/S
with Josh Brown
with Josh Brown
tom3667 14 Sep, 2014 2nd β First outdoor climb again after a 3 month injury period. Awkward.
First outdoor climb again after a 3 month injury period. Awkward.
Nordie_matt 3 Sep, 2014 2nd rpt
with Joey C
with Joey C
Gerko ?Sep, 2014 2nd
Ndawson 23 Aug, 2014 Lead O/S
Ahebden93 23 Aug, 2014 2nd
with Ndawson
with Ndawson
angus 20 Jul, 2014 Solo O/S
kermit_uk 13 Jul, 2014 Lead O/S
MD 12 Jul, 2014 2nd
Happy Wanderer 12 Jul, 2014 Lead O/S
with MD
with MD
hazeysunshine 28 Jun, 2014 2nd O/S
with Helen L, gritstone7
with Helen L, gritstone7
Marmoset 24 Jun, 2014 2nd O/S
Smudge03 23 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S Started up Ledgeway but then backed off and finished up this route instead
with dja
Started up Ledgeway but then backed off and finished up this route instead
with dja
Albachoss 16 Jun, 2014 Solo O/S
mrdigitaljedi 1 Jun, 2014 2nd
will9911 1 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S
stokienomad 1 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S Used right crack only .
Used right crack only .
Hidden ?Jun, 2014 Solo
bantamdave 31 May, 2014 2nd O/S
benny_m 31 May, 2014 2nd O/S
with Richard Hemes
with Richard Hemes
benny_m 31 May, 2014 2nd rpt
with Richard Hemes
with Richard Hemes
Hidden 18 May, 2014 Lead O/S
Nordie_matt 7 May, 2014 Lead O/S
Triggy Pop 6 May, 2014 2nd
Chris Murray 9 Mar, 2014 Lead Again, this one felt easier than Studio...never vs
with DMC
Again, this one felt easier than Studio...never vs
with DMC
DMC 9 Mar, 2014 2nd O/S
AdamPrzeslak 1 Mar, 2014 Lead β The start took a bit of work (definitely start up the left crack then move right) but was a lot of fun. From the ledge up it looks easy but topping out was quite scary!
The start took a bit of work (definitely start up the left crack then move right) but was a lot of fun. From the ledge up it looks easy but topping out was quite scary!
Mike_Gannon 22 Sep, 2013 2nd O/S
with Scott Robinson
with Scott Robinson
Hidden 1 Sep, 2013 2nd rpt
Hidden 1 Sep, 2013 Lead O/S
TJ Mather 18 Aug, 2013 2nd O/S
with martin lenord
with martin lenord
Hidden 17 Jul, 2013 Lead O/S
anaesthetic 19 Jun, 2013 2nd O/S
with Bram
with Bram
Hidden 18 Jun, 2013 Lead rpt
Hidden 16 Jun, 2013 Lead O/S
Hidden 10 Jun, 2013 Lead
Fawley1 6 Jun, 2013 Lead O/S
ashmellor 6 Jun, 2013 2nd O/S
with Fawley1
with Fawley1
gavster 1 Jun, 2013 2nd
afcervantesluna 19 May, 2013 Lead O/S
Matt_C9716 16 May, 2013 2nd
tombradshaw123 10 Apr, 2013 Lead O/S
Elsier 14 Oct, 2012 Lead O/S Didn't have a guidebook and thought it looked about V Diff, turned out to be a bit harder...
with becdent
Didn't have a guidebook and thought it looked about V Diff, turned out to be a bit harder...
with becdent
ashtond6 14 Oct, 2012 Lead
RamblingRyan 13 Oct, 2012 2nd
with Danny, Col
with Danny, Col
Duncan 88 4 Sep, 2012 2nd O/S
Hidden 4 Sep, 2012 Lead dnf
Hidden 31 Aug, 2012 2nd rpt
baron84 31 Aug, 2012 Lead
gpcomps 28 Aug, 2012 2nd rpt
with Stoff
with Stoff
Stoff 28 Aug, 2012 Lead
with gpcomps
with gpcomps
petekeron 24 Aug, 2012 Solo O/S
with Solo
with Solo
kasha_gregson 5 Aug, 2012 2nd
Hidden 5 Aug, 2012 Lead O/S
Wayne S 22 Jul, 2012 2nd
with g1m147
with g1m147
g1m147 22 Jul, 2012 Lead
with Wayne S
with Wayne S
WillCass 29 May, 2012 Lead
with Lee
with Lee
Hidden 22 May, 2012 2nd
Hidden 20 May, 2012 Solo O/S
mmmhumous 3 May, 2012 2nd Very bouldery start - Felt at least 4c maybe even 5a, but not V, after tricky start, theres plenty of holds and gear - S or HS, 4c or 5a seems closer than VS 4b.
with catie
Very bouldery start - Felt at least 4c maybe even 5a, but not V, after tricky start, theres plenty of holds and gear - S or HS, 4c or 5a seems closer than VS 4b.
with catie
kozzi 28 Mar, 2012 Lead O/S
John-Henry 28 Mar, 2012 2nd O/S
with kozzi
with kozzi
stevepotter 24 Mar, 2012 2nd
with ken
with ken
Duncan 88 18 Mar, 2012 Lead O/S
Somerset swede basher 14 Mar, 2012 Solo O/S
David Shelmerdine 15 Jan, 2012 2nd
with Gavin Peach
with Gavin Peach
Hidden 15 Jan, 2012 Lead O/S
Killianmurphy 14 Jan, 2012 Lead O/S
with Trina B
with Trina B
Trina B 14 Jan, 2012 2nd
Sam Melville ??, 2012 -
lozowen 27 Nov, 2011 Lead O/S
with Sally Owen
with Sally Owen
Hidden 27 Sep, 2011 2nd
sputnik 27 Sep, 2011 Lead O/S
with c00kie
with c00kie
Jesse Dufton 2 Sep, 2011 Lead
with mol
with mol
mol 2 Sep, 2011 2nd
ryansb90 28 Aug, 2011 Lead dnf Fell off on the start. Think there's (now) a loose small chock in the right crack. Sorry.
with Daren Blackburn
Fell off on the start. Think there's (now) a loose small chock in the right crack. Sorry.
with Daren Blackburn
Becky E 14 Aug, 2011 2nd O/S
eeonz 2 Aug, 2011 2nd
Pero 1 Aug, 2011 Lead
fatbuoybazza 9 Jul, 2011 Lead O/S
Plenk ?May, 2011 Lead O/S Took the left hand crack to start, feels like a bouldering problem. Topping out was a bit suspect until I found the magic hold!
with Jim
Took the left hand crack to start, feels like a bouldering problem. Topping out was a bit suspect until I found the magic hold!
with Jim
deklan 26 Apr, 2011 Solo
chris_r 25 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
with steveth
with steveth
steveth 25 Apr, 2011 2nd β Tricky start, nasty finish, didn't enjoy but interesting route anyway.
with chris_r
Tricky start, nasty finish, didn't enjoy but interesting route anyway.
with chris_r
neillkelly 21 Apr, 2011 TR
martin one 9 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
with Joe
with Joe
jo86 9 Apr, 2011 Lead
Hidden 9 Apr, 2011 2nd O/S
gpcomps 5 Apr, 2011 2nd rpt High wind, made an easy climb very unpleasant
with Stoff
High wind, made an easy climb very unpleasant
with Stoff
Stoff 5 Apr, 2011 Lead rpt Very high wind, made it almost impossible - never climbing in those conditions again !
with gpcomps
Very high wind, made it almost impossible - never climbing in those conditions again !
with gpcomps
WillCass 2 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
daveyji ?Apr, 2011 Lead
with JT
with JT
Goose4 ??, 2011 Lead
PAJames ??, 2011 -
eazyclimbing 25 Oct, 2010 Lead O/S
with heather
with heather
Heather Louise Wilson 25 Oct, 2010 2nd β
Hidden 16 Oct, 2010 Lead
Hoyes 16 Oct, 2010 Lead O/S
Pilch 2 Oct, 2010 Lead O/S Did the first part of ledgeway but then backed of the crux as crucial hold was wet, finished up this route, puzzling top out
with Jo
Did the first part of ledgeway but then backed of the crux as crucial hold was wet, finished up this route, puzzling top out
with Jo
mike4563 26 Sep, 2010 Lead O/S
hallg005 26 Sep, 2010 2nd O/S
Tala A 25 Sep, 2010 2nd O/S Top layback move is difficlt for HS
with payeo20
Top layback move is difficlt for HS
with payeo20
payeo20 25 Sep, 2010 Lead tricky start i thought, and end...book says it's just HS 4b though
tricky start i thought, and end...book says it's just HS 4b though
Yanis Nayu 22 Aug, 2010 2nd O/S
with Phil & Andy
with Phil & Andy
Hidden 5 Aug, 2010 Lead O/S
Howard J 5 Aug, 2010 2nd rpt Andy led. A bit of a struggle.
with acrawley, Vanessa Jackson
Andy led. A bit of a struggle.
with acrawley, Vanessa Jackson
Hidden 21 Jul, 2010 2nd O/S
WillCass 21 Jul, 2010 Lead O/S
igneouscarl 10 Jul, 2010 2nd
with Robert Jones
with Robert Jones
shed_hed 3 Jul, 2010 Solo rpt
hardoreVdiffBen 3 Jul, 2010 Solo O/S
Blondie.Simon 12 Jun, 2010 2nd O/S
with Dave Hecker
with Dave Hecker
Hidden 11 Jun, 2010 2nd
gpcomps 27 Apr, 2010 2nd O/S
with poya, Stoff
with poya, Stoff
Stoff 27 Apr, 2010 Lead rpt
with Mark S, gpcomps
with Mark S, gpcomps
SteveM 24 Apr, 2010 Lead O/S
kitkat78 24 Apr, 2010 2nd O/S
with SteveM
with SteveM
Ken Taylor ??, 2010 -
Hidden 26 Sep, 2009 -
Hidden 26 Sep, 2009 2nd O/S
Hidden 19 Sep, 2009 2nd O/S
B_M 13 Sep, 2009 Lead β
with Andrew Downing
with Andrew Downing
Leo Woodhead 4 Sep, 2009 Lead O/S
with Steve Wolstencroft
with Steve Wolstencroft
Steve Wolstencroft 4 Sep, 2009 2nd O/S
Simon Caldwell 9 Aug, 2009 Lead O/S Not terribly good. A very hard start, and easy middle, and an awkward but very short finish. More like HS 4c.
with Lemming
Not terribly good. A very hard start, and easy middle, and an awkward but very short finish. More like HS 4c.
with Lemming
Hidden 30 Jul, 2009 -
Stevepg 27 Jun, 2009 2nd
The Wild Scallion 27 Jun, 2009 Lead O/S
with Stevepg
with Stevepg
texuspete 14 Jun, 2009 2nd
with veteye
with veteye
robman 14 Jun, 2009 2nd O/S
Stoff ?May, 2009 TR
JDDD 19 Apr, 2009 2nd
Hidden 29 Mar, 2009 TR O/S
deejmonkey 15 Mar, 2009 2nd
tomparrott 15 Mar, 2009 Lead
Jimbo C 27 Sep, 2008 2nd
bobpilgrem 14 Sep, 2008 Lead O/S Tough start and a tricky finish.Just about a VS tick
with Bob/Nic
Tough start and a tricky finish.Just about a VS tick
with Bob/Nic
Hidden 13 Sep, 2008 2nd
Hidden 9 Sep, 2008 2nd
gethin_allen ?Sep, 2008 Lead O/S great fun laybacking the final moves
with Jimbo C
great fun laybacking the final moves
with Jimbo C
Hidden 23 Aug, 2008 Lead O/S
Sam W 30 Jun, 2008 Lead
with Nina Jenkinson
with Nina Jenkinson
RiPomc 8 Jun, 2008 2nd
with John Stibbard
with John Stibbard
JCookie 8 Jun, 2008 2nd Tricky start. Lovely section up from the ledge, interesting finish. Nice (hard) route.
with John Stibbard
Tricky start. Lovely section up from the ledge, interesting finish. Nice (hard) route.
with John Stibbard
harryt 7 Jun, 2008 Lead O/S
with Craig
with Craig
stevepotter 7 Jun, 2008 Lead
smolders 7 Jun, 2008 2nd O/S
with kleinej
with kleinej
kleinej 7 Jun, 2008 Lead O/S Start and finish are interesting.
Start and finish are interesting.
Hidden 4 Jun, 2008 Lead O/S
Hidden 4 Jun, 2008 2nd
shed_hed 10 May, 2008 2nd
Rob Davies 10 May, 2008 2nd
with Phil A
with Phil A
Hidden 3 May, 2008 2nd O/S
Benrj ?May, 2008 Lead
alek 3 Feb, 2008 Lead O/S
with TomBull
with TomBull
daveagriff ??, 2008 Lead
eirenutter 2 Nov, 2007 -
with sean, lora, beth, lydia
with sean, lora, beth, lydia
davidwright 7 Oct, 2007 Lead O/S
Hidden 7 Oct, 2007 2nd
gravity 9 Sep, 2007 TR
with Caroline
with Caroline
adam carless 8 Sep, 2007 Solo O/S
Hidden 8 Sep, 2007 Solo O/S
Simon Holden (LCandCC) 1 Sep, 2007 2nd O/S
with Murray & Pete Nugent
with Murray & Pete Nugent
FrankW 23 May, 2007 Lead rpt
with Laura
with Laura
stevo smith 13 May, 2007 Lead O/S
Hidden 27 Apr, 2007 Lead O/S
sammoore 31 Mar, 2007 Lead O/S
with Andy Vine
with Andy Vine
ChrisBrooke 5 Aug, 2006 Lead O/S
with Carole Baker
with Carole Baker
JdotP 25 Jul, 2006 2nd rpt
with Dave Lovelady
with Dave Lovelady
Cameron13 7 Jun, 2006 Lead O/S
SecretSquirrel 7 Jun, 2006 2nd
JdotP 4 Jun, 2006 Lead O/S My first VS lead :)
with James Collingwood, Stuart Bury
My first VS lead :)
with James Collingwood, Stuart Bury
Hidden ?Jan, 2006 Lead
Mark Eddy ?Jan, 2006 2nd
with KateA
with KateA
Mark Eddy ??, 2006 Lead
with Colin, KateA
with Colin, KateA
Hidden 24 Oct, 2005 2nd
AJ007 24 Sep, 2005 Lead
with Brian
with Brian
Howard J 13 Sep, 2005 2nd
with Mark Jarvis
with Mark Jarvis
Hidden 10 Aug, 2005 Lead dog
JonBray 27 Jul, 2005 Lead O/S
Becca_itd 14 May, 2005 Lead
Hidden 14 May, 2005 2nd
dk247 27 Apr, 2005 Lead
with Neil Gregory
with Neil Gregory
Hidden 29 Jun, 2004 Lead
Rampikino 4 Jun, 2004 Lead
Stig 20 Apr, 2004 Lead O/S
with Charlie Reade-Jahn
with Charlie Reade-Jahn
Carl Smethurst 21 Sep, 2003 Lead O/S
with Dave Pemberton, Alan Bowring
with Dave Pemberton, Alan Bowring
Howard J 15 Apr, 2003 2nd
Hidden 29 Mar, 2003 Lead O/S
Hidden ?Feb, 2003 Solo O/S
Budge 19 May, 2002 2nd O/S
with Mike Oates
with Mike Oates
julian allen ??, 2002 Lead O/S
kato'sdad 29 Sep, 2001 Lead
RobSimmo 29 Sep, 2001 2nd
runestone 21 Jul, 2001 Lead
with Blod
with Blod
FrankW 18 Jul, 1999 Lead O/S
with Laura
with Laura
Blod 25 Apr, 1999 Lead rpt
Howard J 25 Apr, 1999 2nd
with Blod
with Blod
Hidden 8 Oct, 1998 Lead O/S
Mick King 28 Mar, 1998 Solo O/S
stokienomad 15 Feb, 1998 Lead O/S
Blod 16 Sep, 1997 Lead rpt
Howard J 16 Sep, 1997 2nd
with Blod
with Blod
John Eley ?Aug, 1997 Lead O/S
MontyH 10 Sep, 1996 Lead O/S
with Andy Lawrance
with Andy Lawrance
Howard J 13 Aug, 1996 2nd
with Mike Higginbotham
with Mike Higginbotham
Howard J 25 Jun, 1996 Lead rpt
with Jo Edwards
with Jo Edwards
Martin Bennett 12 Sep, 1995 Solo
Blod 30 May, 1995 Lead O/S Tricky start and hard chimney finish, the middle section really feels out of character.
with Martin B
Tricky start and hard chimney finish, the middle section really feels out of character.
with Martin B
Martyn ??, 1994 Lead O/S
Andy Say 8 Sep, 1991 Solo O/S
uphillnow 1 Jun, 1985 Lead
with TCP
with TCP
Tim Bateman 17 Apr, 1985 2nd
Steve Lenartowicz ??, 1985 -
Hidden ??, 1985 TR
Rob Seymour 22 Sep, 1981 Lead O/S
with Stu Mackay
with Stu Mackay
Nigel Bond 28 Apr, 1977 Solo
mikej 12 Oct, 1974 Solo
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