18m.

Rockfax Description
The best lower-grade route on the cliff climbs the huge central groove. The crucial bulge is climbed using a highly suspicious looking foothold on the left wall. Excellent stuff. © Rockfax

FA. Anton Stoop 1910

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Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs, ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, World Graded List, Moorland Grit - The Essential Selection (Over The Moors), Over the Moors 3 Star Magical Mystery Tour, Definitive *** Peak Grit, Beginner Peak Severe

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andi_e 12 Jul, 2004 Show βeta
βeta: tasty jam!
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βeta: tasty jam!
Dan_S 31 May, 2003 Show βeta
βeta: Judging by the filth, this route doesn't see much traffic, which is a real shame. Fantastic climbing. Takes a while to dry. (If you use the crack, but you can back and foot up the slab facing left)
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βeta: Judging by the filth, this route doesn't see much traffic, which is a real shame. Fantastic climbing. Takes a while to dry. (If you use the crack, but you can back and foot up the slab facing left)
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V1c 25 May Lead Certainly interesting. Lost graceful Ness as I laid on my side on the moosy ledge while trying to jam anything that I can into the crack.
Certainly interesting. Lost graceful Ness as I laid on my side on the moosy ledge while trying to jam anything that I can into the crack.
GermanAlex 25 May 2nd By far the most enjoyable green route I've ever climbed! Very mossy, but oddly still very good to climb, the padding is even welcome at times.
with Viktoria
By far the most enjoyable green route I've ever climbed! Very mossy, but oddly still very good to climb, the padding is even welcome at times.
with Viktoria
Hidden 24 May Lead O/S
mattnuttall 14 May 2nd
with Alan Holden, Matthew Tink Taylor
with Alan Holden, Matthew Tink Taylor
Hidden 22 Apr Lead O/S
j616s 11 Apr Lead O/S Carpeted in moss today. Probably VS just for all the gardening and slipiness from the green and soil!
Carpeted in moss today. Probably VS just for all the gardening and slipiness from the green and soil!
jakebrown 2 Sep, 2018 TR O/S Very green!
Very green!
pawel suhy 11 Aug, 2018 Lead O/S Green and bit struggle. Not sure if worth 3 stars
with alexjf
Green and bit struggle. Not sure if worth 3 stars
with alexjf
Vincej 4 Aug, 2018 Lead
with Nevil
with Nevil
Hidden 4 Aug, 2018 2nd
Hidden 30 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
mshorter 20 May, 2018 Lead O/S
with Tom Shaw
with Tom Shaw
admackie 2 Sep, 2017 Lead probably the greenest climb i've ever been on grass, moss the works
with Ardo
probably the greenest climb i've ever been on grass, moss the works
with Ardo
Ardo 2 Sep, 2017 2nd O/S Needs a good freeze to bring it into condition, as the turf wouldn't take a warthog.
Needs a good freeze to bring it into condition, as the turf wouldn't take a warthog.
ElliottB 27 Jul, 2016 TR O/S
Flavio 23 Jul, 2016 Solo O/S
Hidden 29 May, 2016 Lead O/S
Antony Mariani 29 May, 2016 2nd O/S
with Jo P
with Jo P
devious wally 9 May, 2016 2nd O/S
mrphilipoldham 9 May, 2016 Lead O/S
tanssop 9 May, 2016 2nd
with Phil & Rob
with Phil & Rob
richy85 27 Oct, 2015 2nd Very green and muddy. Quite a struggle.
with George Salt, Paul
Very green and muddy. Quite a struggle.
with George Salt, Paul
JackSnowden 23 Aug, 2015 -
stuc 12 Jun, 2015 Lead
Rob Davies ?Jun, 2015 Lead Very mossy
with Angus McLean
Very mossy
with Angus McLean
Cruty Rammers 13 May, 2015 Lead O/S Mossy around the bulge, clean further up. It's all there once you work it out, good gear all the way up too.
Mossy around the bulge, clean further up. It's all there once you work it out, good gear all the way up too.
matt.stevenson 21 Apr, 2015 Lead O/S Very green and mossy.
Very green and mossy.
Hidden 27 Jul, 2014 2nd
Hidden 27 Jul, 2014 Lead O/S
Hidden 26 Jul, 2014 Lead O/S
timjones 26 Jul, 2014 2nd
with Simonj
with Simonj
Simonj 26 Jul, 2014 Lead O/S
with tim jones
with tim jones
MatthewH 26 Jul, 2014 2nd O/S
with Jonathan Booth
with Jonathan Booth
Bron 9 Jul, 2014 Lead O/S First lead with jamming. Yikes.
First lead with jamming. Yikes.
Stuart Hurworth 9 Jul, 2014 2nd O/S Awkward, tricky, green but fun! The beautifully soft moss garden at half height was comfy but not very helpful! Excellent sweeping crack line.
Awkward, tricky, green but fun! The beautifully soft moss garden at half height was comfy but not very helpful! Excellent sweeping crack line.
stratandrew 9 Jul, 2014 2nd O/S Looks green but an excellent route with great protection.
Looks green but an excellent route with great protection.
Patrick Green 26 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S
with Andy Deans
with Andy Deans
Marq 26 Jun, 2014 2nd O/S
with Skinny
with Skinny
Hidden 26 Jun, 2014 Lead
Phil West 28 Sep, 2013 Lead rpt 2nd climb of the Chew Valley Challenge
with John Perry
2nd climb of the Chew Valley Challenge
with John Perry
riff156 25 Aug, 2013 Lead O/S yep greener than a bowl of pea soup, was fun though
with Jo Smith
yep greener than a bowl of pea soup, was fun though
with Jo Smith
Steve J P 21 Jul, 2013 2nd
Bernie Wylde 21 Jul, 2013 Lead
skittles 17 Jul, 2013 Lead O/S Lots of fun, really makes you think, a little dirty in the mid section, but just wiped the grime on my shorts and carried on. Fantastic route.
Lots of fun, really makes you think, a little dirty in the mid section, but just wiped the grime on my shorts and carried on. Fantastic route.
Idaftclimbdaft 17 Jul, 2013 2nd
Jo_Horsey 17 Jul, 2013 TR dog
Rob Jarratt 14 Jul, 2013 2nd Looked clean from the bottom, but very mossy. The necessary footholds were clean though. We had perfect weather, but I could imagine this being quite difficult in any other condition.
Looked clean from the bottom, but very mossy. The necessary footholds were clean though. We had perfect weather, but I could imagine this being quite difficult in any other condition.
tomB 13 Jul, 2013 2nd O/S
with Tim Griffin
with Tim Griffin
Hidden 13 Jul, 2013 2nd O/S
leeds_belle 12 Jul, 2013 2nd O/S Wet and slimy. Looked clean from the ground. Would be a lovely route in condition.
Wet and slimy. Looked clean from the ground. Would be a lovely route in condition.
jennifers87 12 Jul, 2013 Lead O/S Beginning the route was very straight forward. Main climb was covered in moss and damp. Not an easy shuffle up.
Beginning the route was very straight forward. Main climb was covered in moss and damp. Not an easy shuffle up.
tom bre 9 Jul, 2013 Lead O/S Really good, though hard for the grade! Moss does not help!
with Matthew Brereton
Really good, though hard for the grade! Moss does not help!
with Matthew Brereton
Droyd 6 Jul, 2013 Lead dnf Backed off as it looked so repulsively green - Definitely not three stars, in the state it's in.
with Nathan Magnall, JoeMortimer
Backed off as it looked so repulsively green - Definitely not three stars, in the state it's in.
with Nathan Magnall, JoeMortimer
thetradlad 29 Jun, 2013 Solo O/S Very very green
Very very green
tsl42 20 Jun, 2013 2nd O/S
with David Fountain
with David Fountain
fooforever 19 Jun, 2013 Lead O/S
with Rowan Leech
with Rowan Leech
Mr Fuller 8 Jun, 2013 Lead O/S A bit green in places but doesn't affect the climbing much. A fantastic route - needs more traffic!
A bit green in places but doesn't affect the climbing much. A fantastic route - needs more traffic!
Hidden 8 Jun, 2013 2nd O/S
Nigel Bond 3 Jun, 2013 Lead
D.botts87 3 Jun, 2013 2nd
D.botts87 3 Jun, 2013 2nd
Just Another Dave 2 May, 2013 Solo O/S
Frank the Husky ??, 2013 -
Barry D 8 Sep, 2012 2nd First half very mossy (but dry). Much cleaner when I first did it years ago.
First half very mossy (but dry). Much cleaner when I first did it years ago.
Jules Lane 8 Sep, 2012 Lead O/S Pretty good fun but would be better without the mossy carpet.
with Mynydd Barry
Pretty good fun but would be better without the mossy carpet.
with Mynydd Barry
chrisgaynon69 8 Sep, 2012 Lead β Three words, Green dirty struggle.
with Darren Jones
Three words, Green dirty struggle.
with Darren Jones
Hidden 9 Aug, 2012 2nd O/S
JdotP 27 May, 2012 2nd O/S
with Tom Reed
with Tom Reed
Reedymc 27 May, 2012 Lead O/S very green so its hard to trust foot work but would be a pleasant route once cleaned or climbed more...
with John Proctor
very green so its hard to trust foot work but would be a pleasant route once cleaned or climbed more...
with John Proctor
Legionreturns 23 May, 2012 Lead horrible! Mossy, damp, broken glass and even a sanitary pad! 3 stars my arse!
horrible! Mossy, damp, broken glass and even a sanitary pad! 3 stars my arse!
Richard Alderton 23 May, 2012 2nd Foul climb. Moss jams. Tugged on a hex.
Foul climb. Moss jams. Tugged on a hex.
Hidden 22 May, 2012 Lead O/S
CKegan 31 Mar, 2012 2nd
Hidden 31 Mar, 2012 Lead dnf
ryan118116 1 Sep, 2011 TR
alias dave 14 Aug, 2011 Lead O/S Absolutely soaking wet and slimy. Awesome and defiantly one for the experience bank.
with Aidrien Peckit
Absolutely soaking wet and slimy. Awesome and defiantly one for the experience bank.
with Aidrien Peckit
neillkelly 14 Jul, 2011 Lead O/S
gazfellows 2 Jul, 2011 Lead
with shaun d and Dave
with shaun d and Dave
WillCass 31 May, 2011 Lead O/S Dirty and mossy which was a shame. Needs more traffic.
Dirty and mossy which was a shame. Needs more traffic.
Hidden 31 May, 2011 2nd
Tom Stapleton 17 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
Graeme Hammond 9 Apr, 2011 Lead rpt Needs a good clean, gave parts of it a brush on lead, but need to abseil for a major spring clean. Shame its so dirty as it would be so good, unfortunately at present it isn't getting the traffic it deserves to keep it clean.
Needs a good clean, gave parts of it a brush on lead, but need to abseil for a major spring clean. Shame its so dirty as it would be so good, unfortunately at present it isn't getting the traffic it deserves to keep it clean.
nmoysey ??, 2011 -
with Ben Vickers
with Ben Vickers
Martin Davies 4 Sep, 2010 2nd O/S Pretty horrible route, damp and mossy. Not worth 3 stars!
with Tim Rogers
Pretty horrible route, damp and mossy. Not worth 3 stars!
with Tim Rogers
d_evo20 31 Aug, 2010 Lead O/S
with Brett Chapman
with Brett Chapman
jiles 15 Aug, 2010 Lead O/S Great climbing made all the more interesting by the huge amounts of moss.
with Alex Winter
Great climbing made all the more interesting by the huge amounts of moss.
with Alex Winter
Alex Winter 15 Aug, 2010 2nd O/S Brilliant.
with jiles
Brilliant.
with jiles
Hidden 14 Aug, 2010 2nd
manwithacam 14 Aug, 2010 Lead Lovely day and only us on crag. The bottom half of the route had turned into a lovely mossy lawn, great for a picnic but not to climb. Needs more traffic. Kind of fun though.
with Sarah
Lovely day and only us on crag. The bottom half of the route had turned into a lovely mossy lawn, great for a picnic but not to climb. Needs more traffic. Kind of fun though.
with Sarah
Pilch 11 Jul, 2010 2nd dirty
with Andy
dirty
with Andy
Graeme Hammond 11 Jul, 2010 2nd O/S dirty but very good still
with Sarah New, Jools_oneill
dirty but very good still
with Sarah New, Jools_oneill
ayuplass 3 Jul, 2010 2nd O/S
with miles
with miles
saxonzulu ?Jul, 2010 -
Hidden 30 Jun, 2010 TR O/S
grubes 30 Jun, 2010 Lead O/S Shit!
with J25, kasiab
Shit!
with J25, kasiab
Nick1812P 23 Jun, 2010 2nd O/S
Hidden 23 Jun, 2010 Lead O/S
Phil West 22 Jun, 2010 2nd rpt
with Chris Tan & Dan Lane
with Chris Tan & Dan Lane
Dan Lane 22 Jun, 2010 Lead O/S surprisingly enjoyable considering the fur coat it had.
with Phil West, Chris Tan
surprisingly enjoyable considering the fur coat it had.
with Phil West, Chris Tan
Hidden 21 Jun, 2010 2nd
ggflett 19 Jun, 2010 Lead O/S
with Dave
with Dave
johnjb 23 May, 2010 Lead O/S It could be named for me, but it was not a bugbear. I found dry moves, but needed to scrape away thick moss to place gear in the crack. Good route but needs more traffic.
with Ray Sharples, markfairbank
It could be named for me, but it was not a bugbear. I found dry moves, but needed to scrape away thick moss to place gear in the crack. Good route but needs more traffic.
with Ray Sharples, markfairbank
Hidden 15 May, 2010 Lead O/S
scotty h 3 May, 2010 2nd β would make an 'interesting' lead thanks to all the moss, excellent route to second.
with Andy Knight
would make an 'interesting' lead thanks to all the moss, excellent route to second.
with Andy Knight
greatowl 22 Apr, 2010 2nd
cymjt ??, 2010 -
Hidden 20 Sep, 2009 Lead O/S
jonka ?Sep, 2009 -
with gareth
with gareth
john.gaffney 9 Aug, 2009 Lead O/S Absolute quality and felt comfortable all the way up. Wouldn't like it to have been my first severe lead though - quite steep and slippery (due to moss/green slime) in middle section.
with Stephen Boult
Absolute quality and felt comfortable all the way up. Wouldn't like it to have been my first severe lead though - quite steep and slippery (due to moss/green slime) in middle section.
with Stephen Boult
pog100 1 Jul, 2009 2nd
with Cath Walton
with Cath Walton
Hidden 24 May, 2009 Lead dnf
becjones 9 May, 2009 2nd dog Very green.
with Mike Hough
Very green.
with Mike Hough
mike_hough_uk 9 May, 2009 Lead dog Fell off as green, slimy and full of moss. Yuk!
with becjones
Fell off as green, slimy and full of moss. Yuk!
with becjones
dashitboarder 22 Apr, 2009 2nd Very mossy. Still nicely climbable though.
Very mossy. Still nicely climbable though.
ste_d 27 Jul, 2008 Solo rpt
Andrew Sandercock ?Jun, 2008 Lead O/S 1st ever grit lead.
with robert sandercock
1st ever grit lead.
with robert sandercock
Laura89 5 May, 2008 2nd
with Jez
with Jez
CharlieC 5 May, 2008 2nd dog Tried to lead but much to green and slimy. Horrible climb. Not 3 stars.
with Jez
Tried to lead but much to green and slimy. Horrible climb. Not 3 stars.
with Jez
Mancunianimport ??, 2008 -
Hidden ??, 2008 Lead O/S
net 15 Jul, 2007 2nd Rather green to begin with. Then it rained. Lots.
with Rob & Jeb
Rather green to begin with. Then it rained. Lots.
with Rob & Jeb
mr bounce 9 Jun, 2007 2nd O/S
with Paul
with Paul
gazbonutter 1 Sep, 2006 Lead O/S Was a bit green but still enjoyed the feel of teetering up it with potential to slip. Its well protected throughout so green doesn't matter much! Nice climb.
with pjm116
Was a bit green but still enjoyed the feel of teetering up it with potential to slip. Its well protected throughout so green doesn't matter much! Nice climb.
with pjm116
Hidden 12 Aug, 2006 Lead O/S
Hidden ?Aug, 2006 2nd
Hidden 16 Jul, 2006 Solo O/S
Matt Bulmer 15 Jul, 2006 Lead O/S
with Sharon Bulmer
with Sharon Bulmer
Hidden 3 Jul, 2006 2nd
spacey 29 Jun, 2006 Lead O/S
with jo macey
with jo macey
Mike Hargreaves 6 May, 2006 AltLd
with Matt Lewis
with Matt Lewis
yewchen 23 Sep, 2005 Lead O/S
with russell, osamu
with russell, osamu
dan_o_b ?Sep, 2005 Lead O/S
cem 23 Jul, 2005 2nd
with Sally Dipple
with Sally Dipple
babymoac 23 Jul, 2005 Lead
with James Gill
with James Gill
Simonj 28 May, 2005 TR
Ann S ??, 2005 2nd Remind me not to try to lead this ever ever ever.
with Bill Harrison
Remind me not to try to lead this ever ever ever.
with Bill Harrison
Hidden 2 Sep, 2004 2nd
Chris Davids 30 Aug, 2004 Lead O/S
with Bethan
with Bethan
Simon Caldwell 1 Aug, 2004 2nd O/S
with Lemming
with Lemming
Trobbo 12 Jun, 2004 2nd
with graham wood
with graham wood
RobSimmo 4 Oct, 2003 Lead O/S
kato'sdad 4 Oct, 2003 2nd
Hidden ?Sep, 2003 Solo
steveb2006 24 Aug, 2003 Lead After scaring myself trying to do Sickbay Shuffle - retreat from the traverse and finish up the corner
with Paul Ramsden
After scaring myself trying to do Sickbay Shuffle - retreat from the traverse and finish up the corner
with Paul Ramsden
Michael Brown 19 Aug, 2003 2nd
Hidden 19 Aug, 2003 Lead β
Hidden 3 Aug, 2003 Lead
chrishedgehog 7 Jun, 2003 Lead O/S
with Clare Wilkie
with Clare Wilkie
Hidden ??, 2003 Lead O/S
Laramadness 31 Aug, 2002 2nd
with BA
with BA
Hidden ??, 2002 Lead O/S
Blod 2 May, 2000 Lead β Brilliant climb but getting greener and harder every year.
Brilliant climb but getting greener and harder every year.
alan moore ??, 2000 -
alan moore ??, 2000 -
alan moore ??, 2000 -
alan moore ??, 2000 -
roncaves 26 Jun, 1999 Solo
Phil West 18 Aug, 1998 Solo rpt
StevePr ??, 1998 Lead
with Alan
with Alan
barney@helmshore 29 Aug, 1996 Lead O/S
with mike w
with mike w
Phil West ?Jul, 1995 Lead O/S
with Steve Wild
with Steve Wild
runestone 1 Jan, 1995 Lead No date
No date
Hidden 17 Jul, 1994 2nd
ste_d 18 Jul, 1993 Lead O/S
Mike_d78 18 Jul, 1993 2nd O/S
with ste_d
with ste_d
Rob Davies ?Jul, 1993 Lead Very slimy
Very slimy
nickprior ??, 1992 Lead
with Joyce Ambrose
with Joyce Ambrose
The Pulsing Motorik of Neu! 14 Sep, 1991 2nd O/S
with Liz
with Liz
Roget 26 Aug, 1991 Lead O/S
with chris jones
with chris jones
craig h 18 Aug, 1991 Lead rpt
with Matt Ford
with Matt Ford
Hidden 19 Jul, 1991 Solo
sadams 8 Mar, 1991 Lead
with Mark Bonham
with Mark Bonham
andrew300169 ??, 1991 Lead O/S
nai ??, 1991 2nd
NickJH ?Jun, 1990 Solo O/S
charlesmfrench 10 Aug, 1989 Lead
Andy Say 14 Jul, 1989 Solo O/S
Hidden ?Jul, 1989 Lead O/S
Chris Ellis 4 Jun, 1989 2nd Rob led
with Rob Gale, Dan Morgan
Rob led
with Rob Gale, Dan Morgan
craig h 10 May, 1988 Solo O/S
Neil McA 10 May, 1980 Solo
with Mick Ward
with Mick Ward
Darron ??, 1980 -
Sean Kelly ??, 1977 -
with Graham Thompson & Steve Berisford
with Graham Thompson & Steve Berisford
uphillnow 26 Oct, 1971 Lead with various school pupils from 1971 and soloed in evening visits
with various school pupils from 1971 and soloed in evening visits
Rick51 14 Jun, 1970 Lead
Tom V ??, 1969 -
tutbury ?May, 1967 -
with andy sheehan
with andy sheehan
Hidden 19 Jul, 1966 Solo
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