Rockfax Description
14m. Climb rightwards from the steep groove in the arete to ledges (possible stance) then take the groove behind to reach easy ground. The more direct version on the diagram is E1 5b. © Rockfax

FA. Ken Powell 1964 John Hartley (the Direct) 1983

galpinos 11/May 2nd
with Dan
Hidden 11/May Lead O/S
Ross88 22/Apr 2nd O/S
with Danny A
ben1987 17/Apr/16 Lead O/S

Started up fingernail, finished direct up the crack at back of ledge

with Lee
Seymore Butt ??/2016 -
robertmctague 19/Sep/15 Solo O/S
Barrie Schofield II 06/Sep/15 Lead O/S
scottmarcberry 29/Jul/15 Lead O/S
gingerwolf 13/Sep/14 2nd O/S
D.botts87 30/Jul/14 2nd O/S
with Johnny W
Rob Davies ?/Jul/14 2nd

VS 4b?? - committing move to step up R. Mike led this after I backed off

with Mike Jones
g1m147 18/May/14 2nd
with Mick.
Leo Woodhead 29/Apr/14 2nd β
efrance24234 18/Apr/14 Lead O/S
noemie5438 24/Nov/13 2nd O/S
with Alex Corkett
The Norris 14/Sep/13 Lead O/S

Spicier than a chicken vindaloo when going round the arete!

Metalbear 14/Jul/13 2nd
with Woody
Danny Crump 04/Jun/13 2nd
with Ben Humphris
SuperMike64 06/May/13 2nd O/S
WillCass 09/Aug/12 Lead
with Lee
g1m147 19/Jun/12 Lead
with Mick.
Derek Robinson 22/May/12 2nd dog

Done in 2 pitches as practice. 1st pitch to big ledge.

Mark Collins 22/May/12 Lead O/S
with Delboy
Hidden 17/May/12 2nd dnf
Hidden 16/May/12 Lead O/S
paulwaterhouse ??/2012 Lead
Leo Woodhead ??/2012 -
with Ian W
carl_123 31/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Jul/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 01/Jul/11 Solo O/S
will9911 22/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Jun/11 2nd dog
SteWatkins ?/Apr/11 -
Hidden ??/2011 2nd O/S
Hidden 03/Aug/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 09/Jul/10 2nd
clive-greenwood 26/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Anna
Hidden ??/2010 Lead O/S
Lunar25 ??/2010 Lead O/S
dave mann ??/2010 Lead O/S
lewk_c 11/Sep/09 Lead O/S

Should've worn dark boxers for the first section

Hidden 05/Aug/09 Lead O/S
wilkie14c 12/May/09 2nd
with Brenden
Brendan H 12/May/09 Lead O/S

Hard start, then eases up

with paul
Hidden 20/Apr/09 Lead
Shad ??/2008 Lead
kingholmesy ??/2008 Solo rpt
daveagriff ??/2008 2nd
Simon Holden (LCandCC) 23/Aug/07 Lead O/S
with Murray
George Ormerod ?/May/06 2nd O/S
with Roger
Maciek ?/Mar/06 Lead O/S
with James R.
Hidden 27/Jul/05 Solo
BigHell ??/2004 Lead

Climbed this route a time or two but not for some years .

with Jeff, Gary
A Crook 15/Aug/01 2nd
with Rich Alston
Trobbo 03/Jun/98 Lead
with cliff robson
Martin Bennett 20/May/98 -
with MT
Andy Say 27/May/95 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/1991 Lead
jlancashire ??/1990 Lead
Hidden ??/1989 Lead
Enty ??/1988 -
goi.ashmore 29/Mar/87 Solo β
BigHairyIan 14/Jul/85 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Jun/82 2nd O/S
Derek Ryden ??/1972 Lead O/S
with Geoff Riding
Dave Westby ??/1963 Lead
with Garry Nuttal
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