14m.

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A superb outing with quality finger-jamming. Gain the sinuous crack from the large block in the corner. Where the crack ends, transfer onto the final slab by a tricky mantelshelf - on the left or right though, which is best? . © Rockfax

FA. Graham West late 1950s. FFA John Allen 1973

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Fiend 16 Oct, 2006 Show βeta
βeta: An awesome route, protection is shockingly perfect, fingerlocks are mostly joyous, and the final move is a real eye-opener, although quite amenable for both grades. Harder than Picnic? Maybe in a parallel universe where Picnic actually has holds and bomber gear next to you...
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βeta: An awesome route, protection is shockingly perfect, fingerlocks are mostly joyous, and the final move is a real eye-opener, although quite amenable for both grades. Harder than Picnic? Maybe in a parallel universe where Picnic actually has holds and bomber gear next to you...
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UserDateStyleNotes & Partners
George Frisby 6 Jul 2nd dog Just about got the move at the top of the crack, mantle at the top still took me a few goes.
with Berny
Just about got the move at the top of the crack, mantle at the top still took me a few goes.
with Berny
Dan Wright 31 Aug, 2018 Lead dnf cam popper rock snapper whipper. Took a fall from 3/4 the way up. cam popped from the small flake and snapped a bit of the rock off. hasn't affected the hold much and still good for protection. Tried it three more times but was too pumped. brilliant climbing. Keen to get back on it.
cam popper rock snapper whipper. Took a fall from 3/4 the way up. cam popped from the small flake and snapped a bit of the rock off. hasn't affected the hold much and still good for protection. Tried it three more times but was too pumped. brilliant climbing. Keen to get back on it.
Graeme Hammond 6 Aug, 2018 2nd rpt
with Gambit
with Gambit
Gambit 6 Aug, 2018 Lead G/U Wanted to do this for so long and spend a long time falling off it 30ish years ago. Got to the rockover first time, fell cos its nails, went second go with gear still in, Piety well easier and needs traffic to stay clean (just saying)
with Greame Hammond
Wanted to do this for so long and spend a long time falling off it 30ish years ago. Got to the rockover first time, fell cos its nails, went second go with gear still in, Piety well easier and needs traffic to stay clean (just saying)
with Greame Hammond
Ilia Nadyrbayev 14 Jul, 2018 2nd RP Biggest trad fall yet from the terrifying mantel finish. Gear was far below me. Will need to do again properly.
with Kirill
Biggest trad fall yet from the terrifying mantel finish. Gear was far below me. Will need to do again properly.
with Kirill
rowland penty 14 Jul, 2018 Lead RP
countchalkula 14 Jul, 2018 Lead β
Kirill 14 Jul, 2018 Lead dog By clipping gear left from Ilia's attempt plus 1 point of aid to get past the mantle.
By clipping gear left from Ilia's attempt plus 1 point of aid to get past the mantle.
George Frisby 1 Jul, 2018 2nd dog So bad at manteling, found the top move so hard.
So bad at manteling, found the top move so hard.
rowland penty 30 Jun, 2018 Lead dog Foot slip at top of first section. Amazing route with an amazing mantle to top it off
Foot slip at top of first section. Amazing route with an amazing mantle to top it off
eb202 10 Jun, 2018 2nd dog Lovely route, but sadly dirty. Beautiful climbing until the crack runs out, by which point the gritty lichenous rock makes it difficult to gain purchase. Difficult sloping top out.
with Mike505
Lovely route, but sadly dirty. Beautiful climbing until the crack runs out, by which point the gritty lichenous rock makes it difficult to gain purchase. Difficult sloping top out.
with Mike505
Mike505 10 Jun, 2018 Lead dog It went smoothly until moving on to the top slab, I went the wrong way and ended up scraping around trying to find holds on the green crumbly slab before slipping off. Cleaned off a bit now, the slab is a bit better and the lower cracks were also cleared off moss
with eb202
It went smoothly until moving on to the top slab, I went the wrong way and ended up scraping around trying to find holds on the green crumbly slab before slipping off. Cleaned off a bit now, the slab is a bit better and the lower cracks were also cleared off moss
with eb202
pie_eater_pete 3 Sep, 2017 Lead β
bwestwood 3 Sep, 2017 Lead
soph 9 Sep, 2016 2nd O/S Brilliant- great holds and gear
Brilliant- great holds and gear
morganator 9 Sep, 2016 Lead O/S Great route. Exciting pulling onto the slab!
with soph
Great route. Exciting pulling onto the slab!
with soph
ferdia 15 Aug, 2016 2nd
Andy Moles 15 Aug, 2016 Lead dnf Baulked at the dirty mantel finish. Otherwise a very good route, shame the crag is so green.
with ferdia
Baulked at the dirty mantel finish. Otherwise a very good route, shame the crag is so green.
with ferdia
Hidden 6 Aug, 2016 Lead O/S
Flavio 23 Jul, 2016 Lead O/S
w-watson 23 Jul, 2016 2nd
with Flavio
with Flavio
WilliamRupp 7 May, 2016 2nd
FelixJT 7 May, 2016 Lead
John sealey 3 Oct, 2015 2nd
with si witcher
with si witcher
Si Witcher 3 Oct, 2015 Lead O/S Great route. Lower wall was still a little damp, but the crux was dry.
Great route. Lower wall was still a little damp, but the crux was dry.
lena.drapella 16 Aug, 2015 2nd O/S
dannyboy83 16 Aug, 2015 Lead O/S Brilliant, people should walk up here more often
Brilliant, people should walk up here more often
Andy Peak 1 7 Aug, 2015 Lead very very dirty, cume on chew climbers keep your routes in good nick, a three star clasick shold never get into this state!
very very dirty, cume on chew climbers keep your routes in good nick, a three star clasick shold never get into this state!
Hidden ??, 2015 -
steveb2006 14 Jul, 2014 Lead
Hidden 21 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S
Dohnny_Jawes 21 Jun, 2014 2nd O/S
Dohnny_Jawes 21 Jun, 2014 2nd O/S
Alistair Corbett 21 May, 2014 Lead O/S
with Sam hamer, Ed
with Sam hamer, Ed
hamer89 ?May, 2014 Lead O/S classic wimberry line
classic wimberry line
Si dH 28 Sep, 2013 Lead O/S Hadn't quite realised how much of a mantel the top crux was! Good route.
with Neil Furniss
Hadn't quite realised how much of a mantel the top crux was! Good route.
with Neil Furniss
dominic lee 14 Sep, 2013 Lead O/S
MikeLeeds 18 Jul, 2013 Lead O/S Good finger locks good gear, found getting to rest position at 2 3rds height trickiest bit and almost fell off. Found top mantle ok on right, get right foot high and then you can swing your left foot over to the lower left top.
Good finger locks good gear, found getting to rest position at 2 3rds height trickiest bit and almost fell off. Found top mantle ok on right, get right foot high and then you can swing your left foot over to the lower left top.
WB 7 Jul, 2013 Lead O/S dirty. brushed as i went, but the top was well sketchy
with GuyM
dirty. brushed as i went, but the top was well sketchy
with GuyM
Frank the Husky ??, 2013 -
Hidden 28 May, 2012 2nd O/S
Tom Doldon 28 May, 2012 Lead dog fell off on rock over at top
with sam simpson 48
fell off on rock over at top
with sam simpson 48
Tony Kartawick ??, 2012 -
Just Another Dave ??, 2012 2nd O/S
with Jo Bertalot
with Jo Bertalot
Hidden 14 Aug, 2011 -
ste_d 22 Jul, 2011 TR O/S
with shunt
with shunt
Ahab 10 Apr, 2011 Lead dog Unfortunately weighted gear after overstretching to gain the top hold.
Unfortunately weighted gear after overstretching to gain the top hold.
andrew549 9 Apr, 2011 2nd
TomPR 9 Apr, 2011 Lead
hilty 9 Apr, 2011 Lead Forgot my wires for very top move shit myself and fell off, put the wire in then it felt easy, top route!
Forgot my wires for very top move shit myself and fell off, put the wire in then it felt easy, top route!
Graeme Hammond 9 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S Easier than it looks, beautiful finger locks and perfect runners. Quality route
Easier than it looks, beautiful finger locks and perfect runners. Quality route
Martin Davies 4 Sep, 2010 Lead dog So frustrating, clean to the top mantel move. Tried it, climbed down to rest. Tried again then had to rest on rope. Then immediately did it! ARGH! Fantastic route!
with Tim Rogers
So frustrating, clean to the top mantel move. Tried it, climbed down to rest. Tried again then had to rest on rope. Then immediately did it! ARGH! Fantastic route!
with Tim Rogers
phil64 28 Jun, 2010 Lead a climb you could blow the onsight easily at the top, hence blasphemy!! classic allen route, quality!
a climb you could blow the onsight easily at the top, hence blasphemy!! classic allen route, quality!
Chi Cheng 24 Jun, 2010 Lead dog
Matthew reid 24 Jun, 2010 2nd β
Hidden 21 May, 2010 Lead dnf
Hidden 21 May, 2010 2nd dog
Hidden 21 May, 2010 Lead O/S
Gus ??, 2010 Lead O/S
Boy ?Sep, 2009 -
with Fiona Fullwood
with Fiona Fullwood
ste_d 24 Jun, 2009 TR rpt
with shunt
with shunt
mattnuttall 3 Jun, 2009 Lead O/S
with Andy Stewart, Alan Holden
with Andy Stewart, Alan Holden
SR1970 ?Jul, 2008 Lead O/S
Brown 3 Jun, 2007 2nd β
with John
with John
MeMeMe 2 Jun, 2007 Lead
with Simon
with Simon
nige 21 Apr, 2007 Lead
with kevin stephens
with kevin stephens
gregoritos ?Apr, 2007 Lead O/S
adam carless 16 Oct, 2006 2nd dog One rest - fluffed the move over the lip. Tough fingery moves all the way.
with Fiend
One rest - fluffed the move over the lip. Tough fingery moves all the way.
with Fiend
Hidden 16 Jul, 2006 Lead O/S
Hidden 4 Sep, 2005 Lead rpt
cem 23 Jul, 2005 Lead dog
with Miles Butteriss
with Miles Butteriss
Hidden 24 Jul, 2004 2nd O/S
adi bryant ??, 2004 Lead
sadams 27 Sep, 2003 Lead O/S
with Eric Hildrew
with Eric Hildrew
Hidden ?Sep, 2003 2nd
steveb2006 24 Aug, 2003 Lead Previously failed on this so good to get it done - doesnt feel too bad this time.
with Paul Ramsden
Previously failed on this so good to get it done - doesnt feel too bad this time.
with Paul Ramsden
DubyaJamesDubya 9 Aug, 2003 Lead O/S Marvellous route.
with Nik Howard
Marvellous route.
with Nik Howard
cem 13 Jul, 2003 Lead dog
with Jonathan Astin
with Jonathan Astin
Chris Reid 21 Aug, 2002 Lead O/S
with Richard allen
with Richard allen
Ian Jones ??, 2000 2nd O/S
with John Kirk
with John Kirk
Hidden ?Sep, 1999 Lead O/S
Dave Musgrove Jnr 6 Sep, 1998 Lead
Hidden ?Jul, 1998 Lead O/S
Craig Barton ??, 1997 Lead O/S
Neil McA 10 Sep, 1995 Lead rpt
with Andy Perkins
with Andy Perkins
John Southworth ?Sep, 1995 Lead O/S
ste_d 1 Aug, 1995 Lead O/S
Mike_d78 1 Aug, 1995 2nd O/S
with ste_d
with ste_d
Hidden 2 Jul, 1995 Lead rpt
Hidden 22 Jun, 1995 2nd
goi.ashmore 6 May, 1995 Lead O/S
with Matt Hirst
with Matt Hirst
crossleysm ??, 1995 Lead
steveriley ??, 1995 2nd Fierce top out!
with Steve W
Fierce top out!
with Steve W
NickJH ?Aug, 1994 Lead O/S
Martin Bennett 8 May, 1994 -
with MT
with MT
Hidden ??, 1993 Lead
Hidden 25 May, 1992 Lead
shaun stephens ?Apr, 1992 Lead dog
with Dave
with Dave
ste_d 28 Aug, 1991 Lead dog 1 fall
1 fall
Roget 26 Aug, 1991 Lead O/S
with chris jones
with chris jones
craig h 18 Aug, 1991 Lead O/S
Rich Kirby 16 Sep, 1990 Lead O/S
with Bruce woodley
with Bruce woodley
Hidden 15 Jul, 1990 2nd
Neil McA 4 May, 1990 Lead O/S
with Andy Perkins
with Andy Perkins
uphillnow ??, 1990 2nd about 1990
with Mark Gray
about 1990
with Mark Gray
phardman 28 May, 1989 Lead O/S
Neil R ?May, 1989 2nd
with Howard
with Howard
Hidden ??, 1987 Lead
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