Rockfax Description
10m. The pleasant left-hand side of the slab is unprotected unless you (sensibly) place gear in the gully at half height. © Rockfax

Ticklists: Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs.

Hidden 27/Jul/16 2nd
stratandrew 27/Jul/16 Lead O/S
with Jim Symon
FlavioL1989 23/Jul/16 Solo O/S
jimbonfire 08/May/16 TR
Hidden 16/Sep/15 Lead
OliWoolland 10/Jun/15 TR O/S
with Matt
Hidden 10/Jun/15 TR
Hidden 31/May/15 -
Hidden 23/Jul/14 Solo O/S
Leleanor93 23/Jul/14 2nd O/S
JEP 17/Jun/14 Solo O/S
Alex_Derbyshire 26/May/14 Lead O/S
Markheighton 26/May/14 2nd
jshields 18/Aug/13 Solo
with Paul Tretheway
Hidden 13/Jul/13 -
gw3285 26/Jun/13 Lead
Andrew Lodge 17/Jun/13 2nd O/S
with Tony
Nigel Bond 03/Jun/13 2nd
D.botts87 03/Jun/13 Lead O/S
matthew_ellis24 ??/2013 TR O/S
chrisgaynon69 08/Sep/12 Lead β

Put first piece of gear in off route for protection which was a slight cheat.

with Darren Jones
atom 11/Aug/12 Solo β
jorge1983 ?/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Jethro ?/Aug/12 Solo
St0neMonkey ?/Aug/12 Solo
with Jethro
PD 05/Jun/12 Solo O/S

Pleasant...ly scary ;-).Good holds tho' pretty dirty, brushed en route. Nice climb.

AlisonSmiles 24/May/12 2nd
with Carl Pulley
Legionreturns 23/May/12 Lead O/S
Richard Alderton 23/May/12 2nd

Quite bold

harold walmsley 05/May/11 Solo O/S

Actually had a rope on but placed no gear

with Colin Struthers
J25 17/Apr/11 Solo
grubes 17/Apr/11 Solo O/S

new guide has it as HS 4a probably close to the truth!

nmoysey ??/2011 -
with Ben Vickers
Martin Davies 04/Sep/10 Solo O/S

No gear so solo.

Hidden 23/Jun/10 Solo O/S
craig h 22/Jun/10 Solo rpt
Phil West 22/Jun/10 2nd rpt
with Chris Tan & Dan Lane
Dan Lane 22/Jun/10 2nd O/S

in trainers, possibly a mistake as they dont do slightly polished smears very well...

with Chris Tan
Hidden 21/Jun/10 Solo
chri55ie 05/Jun/10 Lead rpt
with Laila Jhaveri, Brian Coupland
DerwentDiluted 17/May/10 Solo
cymjt ??/2010 -
Graeme Hammond 19/Sep/09 Solo O/S

not sure how you could place runners in the gully from the climb (not that i was leading), HS 4a in the new Rockfax with a bold symbol is much nearer the mark. Sandbag at HVD!! Very nice though.

Graham Armitage 24/May/09 Lead
with towdman
towdman 24/May/09 2nd
becjones 09/May/09 2nd O/S
with Mike Hough
RankAmateur 09/May/09 2nd O/S

Very nice, but glad I was seconding.

chri55ie 09/May/09 Lead O/S
James Oswald ?/Jul/08 Solo O/S
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
mike_hough_uk 11/Aug/07 2nd
with Rob W, Chris
chri55ie 11/Aug/07 2nd
with Rob Wilson, Mike Hough
jak.kelly 09/Jun/07 2nd O/S
with Lynnette Evans
Brown 03/Jun/07 Solo O/S
with John
Hidden 11/Jun/06 Solo O/S
Simonj 28/May/05 TR
Simon Caldwell 01/Aug/04 Lead O/S


with Carmen
chrishedgehog 07/Jun/03 Lead O/S
with Clare Wilkie
Nigel Coe 26/Jun/99 Solo
Phil West 18/Aug/98 Solo rpt
Phil West 09/Aug/98 Solo rpt
Phil West 08/Aug/98 Lead rpt
with David Atherton
Phil West 21/Jun/98 Solo O/S
Martin Bennett 08/May/94 -
with MT
Chris Ellis 28/Jun/92 2nd
with Mike Guy
telemark ??/1992 -
Hidden 14/Sep/91 Solo O/S
andrew300169 ??/1991 Solo
with Pom
nai ??/1991 Solo
Tony Prendergast ?/May/90 -
with Mike Cleary
charlesmfrench 10/Aug/89 Solo
Andy Say 14/Jul/89 Solo O/S
craig h 10/May/88 Solo O/S
Rob Davies ?/Apr/83 Solo
Sean Kelly ??/1977 -
with Graham Thompson & Steve Berisford
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