8m.

Rockfax Description
Follow the finger-crack then the middle of the wall above (slightly bold) on small finger holds, trending leftwards. Said by some to be easier than the walk-in! © Rockfax

FA. Steve Bancroft 1972

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ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, Moorland Grit - The Essential Selection (Over The Moors)

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Fiend 16 Oct, 2006 Show βeta
βeta: I agree with Mick B. Very neat climbing with some nice discoveries en-route. Probably hard E1 5b. Great rock.
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βeta: I agree with Mick B. Very neat climbing with some nice discoveries en-route. Probably hard E1 5b. Great rock.
Mick B 2 Sep, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: Great little climb, whatever the grade.
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βeta: Great little climb, whatever the grade.
Adam van Lopik 20 Sep, 2002 Show βeta
βeta: Seem to remember going slightly left at the top and finding it very easy (bottom end E1)
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βeta: Seem to remember going slightly left at the top and finding it very easy (bottom end E1)
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Logged Ascents

UserDateStyleNotes & Partners
George Frisby 6 Jul 2nd dog
with Berny
with Berny
Graeme Hammond 6 Aug, 2018 2nd rpt
with Gambit
with Gambit
Gambit 6 Aug, 2018 Lead O/S
with Greame Hammond
with Greame Hammond
rowland penty 14 Jul, 2018 Lead G/U
George Frisby 9 Jul, 2018 TR RP
Dan Wright 26 Jun, 2018 Lead β Went up a bit, struggled, came down. Tom lead it, I took his beta and lead it after tom. Cool but absolutely filthy... was brushing every crimp with a finger before continuing.
with Hansa Patel, Tom Kirby
Went up a bit, struggled, came down. Tom lead it, I took his beta and lead it after tom. Cool but absolutely filthy... was brushing every crimp with a finger before continuing.
with Hansa Patel, Tom Kirby
hilty 18 May, 2018 Lead O/S
Leofallon 18 May, 2018 2nd
Martin Bagshaw 12 May, 2018 Lead O/S
Fakey Rocks 12 May, 2018 2nd O/S Only just, quite slippy with crumbly lichenous surface, nearly popped off on crimps left at top of crack! We went left at top of crack to arrete then stepped back onto the wall, seems right at the grade.
Only just, quite slippy with crumbly lichenous surface, nearly popped off on crimps left at top of crack! We went left at top of crack to arrete then stepped back onto the wall, seems right at the grade.
devious wally 9 May, 2018 Lead dnf Thought I had it and then didn’t, couldn’t get my feet right and fell off
Thought I had it and then didn’t, couldn’t get my feet right and fell off
pie_eater_pete 3 Sep, 2017 Lead O/S
bwestwood 3 Sep, 2017 Lead
Marti999 17 Jul, 2017 Lead
db79 18 Jun, 2017 2nd O/S Should have tried to onsight it. Tough moves through the crack, top section a delight.
Should have tried to onsight it. Tough moves through the crack, top section a delight.
Hidden 11 Sep, 2016 2nd O/S
Stroppy 11 Sep, 2016 Lead O/S Never 5c, nice mini route though
with Hastie
Never 5c, nice mini route though
with Hastie
ferdia 15 Aug, 2016 Lead O/S
Andy Moles 15 Aug, 2016 2nd
with ferdia
with ferdia
Hidden 6 Aug, 2016 Lead O/S
BenedictIEP 23 Jul, 2014 Lead dnf Toes in agony. Failed.
Toes in agony. Failed.
Hidden 23 Jul, 2014 Lead dog
steveb2006 14 Jul, 2014 Lead
PeteWilson 18 May, 2014 Lead got pumped and rested on gear, first dogged route in years! cool climbing though
with Andrew Graham
got pumped and rested on gear, first dogged route in years! cool climbing though
with Andrew Graham
angus ?Mar, 2014 -
Si dH 28 Sep, 2013 Lead O/S
with Neil Furniss
with Neil Furniss
dominic lee 14 Sep, 2013 Solo
alias dave 10 Aug, 2013 TR O/S
with Dan Moran
with Dan Moran
alias dave 10 Aug, 2013 TR rpt
with Dan Moran
with Dan Moran
WB 7 Jul, 2013 Lead O/S quite a good little route
with GuyM
quite a good little route
with GuyM
thetradlad 29 Jun, 2013 Lead dog
Louise Hall 29 Jun, 2013 2nd dog Lovely climb, messed up the sequence going out left and had to rest.
with Vybz, thetradlad, Josh Daymond
Lovely climb, messed up the sequence going out left and had to rest.
with Vybz, thetradlad, Josh Daymond
Hidden 29 Jun, 2013 Lead RP
Hidden 18 Jun, 2013 2nd RP
The Grist 18 Jun, 2013 Lead RP I aborted my first attempt and left the gear in situ. Straight forward the second attempt on mostly pre placed gear.
I aborted my first attempt and left the gear in situ. Straight forward the second attempt on mostly pre placed gear.
Frank the Husky ??, 2013 -
Hidden 9 Aug, 2012 2nd O/S
Jethro ?Aug, 2012 Lead
Ali D ?Aug, 2012 Lead O/S
with Dad
with Dad
St0neMonkey ?Aug, 2012 2nd
with Jethro
with Jethro
Hidden 22 May, 2012 2nd dog
BenedictIEP 22 May, 2012 2nd dnf Found the crack a battle but possible couldn't get established on the upper wall
Found the crack a battle but possible couldn't get established on the upper wall
Hardonicus 22 May, 2012 2nd O/S
with James W
with James W
Just Another Dave ??, 2012 Lead β Led on Jo's gear. Soft touch with little cams (would have been proper bold value before them days). Edit: I meant soft touch at E2, as it was. Bout right now.
with Jo Bertalot
Led on Jo's gear. Soft touch with little cams (would have been proper bold value before them days). Edit: I meant soft touch at E2, as it was. Bout right now.
with Jo Bertalot
Hidden 14 Aug, 2011 Lead β
Hidden 17 Apr, 2011 Lead β
willworkforfoodjnr 17 Apr, 2011 Lead RP Ground up. Not E2!
with Nick
Ground up. Not E2!
with Nick
Ahab 10 Apr, 2011 Lead dog E1 if you know you are reaching up to a big pocket + gear! Otherwise fairly difficult to grade.
E1 if you know you are reaching up to a big pocket + gear! Otherwise fairly difficult to grade.
Graeme Hammond 9 Apr, 2011 Lead β On John's gear, which might have just affected the grade (but not using the arête!), not sure I like leading on pre placed gear. Nice moves, a quality grit micro route
On John's gear, which might have just affected the grade (but not using the arête!), not sure I like leading on pre placed gear. Nice moves, a quality grit micro route
TomPR 9 Apr, 2011 Solo
jiles 15 Aug, 2010 2nd dog
with Alex Winter
with Alex Winter
Alex Winter 15 Aug, 2010 Lead β
with jiles
with jiles
phil64 28 Jun, 2010 Lead classic bancroft in miniature
classic bancroft in miniature
Chi Cheng 24 Jun, 2010 Lead dog
Matthew reid 24 Jun, 2010 2nd β
Birdo 4 Oct, 2009 Lead O/S
with Ceri Lewis
with Ceri Lewis
ste_d 24 Jun, 2009 TR rpt
with shunt
with shunt
Hidden 24 May, 2009 2nd dog
Hidden 10 Jun, 2008 Lead dnf
daveagriff ??, 2008 TR
Hidden 24 Jul, 2007 Lead
Ben1983 4 Jun, 2007 Lead O/S
gregoritos ?May, 2007 Lead O/S
adam carless 16 Oct, 2006 2nd O/S Leaving the crack is the crux, but good moves all the way.
with Fiend
Leaving the crack is the crux, but good moves all the way.
with Fiend
ArnaudG ??, 2006 -
Hidden 11 Sep, 2005 2nd O/S
dan_o_b ?Sep, 2005 Lead O/S
Carl Smethurst 7 Jul, 2005 2nd
with Ian Pickles
with Ian Pickles
Daniel Armitage 17 May, 2004 Lead O/S
RobSimmo 4 Oct, 2003 2nd O/S
kato'sdad 4 Oct, 2003 Lead
sadams 27 Sep, 2003 Lead O/S
with Eric Hildrew
with Eric Hildrew
uphillnow 17 Sep, 2003 Lead
Hidden ?Sep, 2003 2nd
steveb2006 24 Aug, 2003 Lead Last route of a good day
with Paul Ramsden
Last route of a good day
with Paul Ramsden
DubyaJamesDubya 9 Aug, 2003 2nd O/S A good lead by Nik
with Nik Howard
A good lead by Nik
with Nik Howard
cem 13 Jul, 2003 Lead dog
with Jonathan Astin
with Jonathan Astin
Rob Davies ?May, 2003 TR
with Les Goram
with Les Goram
Hidden ?Sep, 1999 Lead O/S
Dave Musgrove 28 Aug, 1999 2nd
Dave Musgrove Jnr 28 Aug, 1999 Lead
Nigel Coe 26 Jun, 1999 2nd
with Martin Crocker
with Martin Crocker
Phil West 8 Aug, 1998 Lead dnf
with David Atherton
with David Atherton
SR1970 ?Jun, 1997 Lead O/S
nige ??, 1997 Lead
with sven rowan
with sven rowan
John Southworth ?Sep, 1995 Lead O/S
Roget 29 Jul, 1995 Lead RP
Hidden 22 Jun, 1995 Lead
goi.ashmore 6 May, 1995 Lead O/S
with Matt Hirst
with Matt Hirst
crossleysm ??, 1995 Lead
steveriley ??, 1995 Lead
with Steve W
with Steve W
Martin Bennett 8 May, 1994 -
with MT
with MT
ste_d 18 Jul, 1993 Lead O/S
Mike_d78 18 Jul, 1993 Lead O/S
with ste_d
with ste_d
Hidden 25 May, 1992 2nd
Craig Barton ??, 1992 Solo RP
Hidden ?Sep, 1991 Lead O/S
sadams 8 Mar, 1991 Lead
with Mark Bonham
with Mark Bonham
Tom V ??, 1991 Lead
with Howie Darwin
with Howie Darwin
andrew300169 ??, 1991 TR
with nai
with nai
nai ??, 1991 Lead
Stoney Boy 4 Nov, 1990 Lead O/S
Rich Kirby 16 Sep, 1990 2nd
with Bruce woodley
with Bruce woodley
steveb2006 27 Aug, 1990 Lead Fail on Halina
with Simon Mee
Fail on Halina
with Simon Mee
Hidden 15 Jul, 1990 2nd
NickJH ?Jul, 1990 2nd
with D Picker
with D Picker
Neil McA 4 May, 1990 Solo O/S
with Andy Perkins
with Andy Perkins
Hidden ?Jul, 1989 Lead O/S
phardman 28 May, 1989 Lead O/S
Neil R ?Mar, 1989 Lead
with Howard
with Howard
craig h 10 May, 1988 Solo O/S
Hidden 17 Jun, 1986 Lead
charlesmfrench 12 Jul, 1981 2nd
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Style of ascent
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