14m.

Rockfax Description
The fine thin crack leads to a crusty exit. High in the grade. © Rockfax

FA. Paul Cropper 1978

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Tommyoshea 25 May Show βeta
βeta: Probably needs grade updating as per new guidebook.
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βeta: Probably needs grade updating as per new guidebook.
Mattskeet1982 LC&CC 16 May Show βeta
βeta: This is Not VS top end HVS to low E1
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βeta: This is Not VS top end HVS to low E1
Gripped 17 Sep, 2004 Show βeta
βeta: Dirty but nice!
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βeta: Dirty but nice!
Andrew Smith 16 Jun, 2004 Show βeta
βeta: Ermmm, would agree with Rob on this one. The gear is there but, doesn't inspire confidence for this tricky little climb. Quite a tough little VS for the grade.
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βeta: Ermmm, would agree with Rob on this one. The gear is there but, doesn't inspire confidence for this tricky little climb. Quite a tough little VS for the grade.
r0b 26 Apr, 2003 Show βeta
βeta: Quite sustained and the crack doesn't take gear as well as it might. Top out is dirty and loose in places. Overall, a tougher proposition than Metamorphosis next door.
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βeta: Quite sustained and the crack doesn't take gear as well as it might. Top out is dirty and loose in places. Overall, a tougher proposition than Metamorphosis next door.
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User Date Style Notes & Partners
Mark Collins 3 Jul TR rpt
with Derek Robinson
with Derek Robinson
Tommyoshea 25 May Lead O/S
Brewerbry 16 May Lead
Mattskeet1982 LC&CC 16 May Lead rpt
Andy Peak 1 6 Apr Lead O/S Definitely not vs
Definitely not vs
deacondeacon 6 Apr Lead
deacondeacon 6 Apr Lead
Hidden 24 Nov, 2018 Lead O/S
Stuart Russell 24 Nov, 2018 2nd
Graeme Hammond 1 Oct, 2018 Lead O/S Not VS!!
Not VS!!
Liam Watson 30 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
with Pete96
with Pete96
Jonathan Richardson 26 Jun, 2018 2nd O/S
Colin177 26 Jun, 2018 2nd
Hidden 26 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
luke_blazejewski 20 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
Caitgreen 20 Jun, 2018 2nd
dave mann ??, 2018 Lead O/S
Hidden 20 Aug, 2017 Lead
bwestwood 16 Jul, 2017 Lead
radddogg 13 Jul, 2017 Lead O/S Des per ate. Bouldery rock over stay was nice. Gear shocking where it matters. Got two micros in that you wouldn't want to hang your coat on. Felt at least 5b for a few desperate moves. Had to really run it out until it relented.
Des per ate. Bouldery rock over stay was nice. Gear shocking where it matters. Got two micros in that you wouldn't want to hang your coat on. Felt at least 5b for a few desperate moves. Had to really run it out until it relented.
Mattskeet1982 LC&CC 13 Jul, 2017 Lead rpt Still not a vs more HVS/ E1
Still not a vs more HVS/ E1
Treeking82 13 Jul, 2017 2nd O/S
with Matt Skeet
with Matt Skeet
DenzelLN 13 Jul, 2017 2nd O/S
Mark Collins 21 Jun, 2017 TR rpt
with Derek Robinson
with Derek Robinson
Derek Robinson 21 Jun, 2017 TR dnf
Mark Collins 19 Jun, 2017 TR rpt
with Martin Sherlock
with Martin Sherlock
Mattskeet1982 LC&CC 11 Jun, 2017 2nd O/S Not a E1 and not a VS low to mid HVS maybe but a nice routes.
Not a E1 and not a VS low to mid HVS maybe but a nice routes.
g1m147 11 Jun, 2017 Lead Given E1 5b in new Lancs rock, but HVS 5a in the old one.
Given E1 5b in new Lancs rock, but HVS 5a in the old one.
Hidden 14 May, 2017 2nd
Hidden 14 May, 2017 2nd
Martin Haworth 14 May, 2017 Lead O/S
Flavio 13 May, 2017 Solo O/S
Trobbo 11 May, 2017 2nd
with martin dale
with martin dale
Nafclimbsrocks 9 May, 2017 2nd O/S
Elliot King LC&CC 9 May, 2017 Lead O/S E1 5b in new Lancashire guidebook!
with Nathan Rostron
E1 5b in new Lancashire guidebook!
with Nathan Rostron
Hidden 11 Apr, 2017 TR
Buxy ??, 2017 TR
Dr Toph 8 Oct, 2016 Solo O/S
Hidden 18 Sep, 2016 2nd O/S
Chris Wright 7 Aug, 2016 -
steveboote 17 Jul, 2016 Lead O/S Sandy gritty start that could come unstuck
with Paul Cronin
Sandy gritty start that could come unstuck
with Paul Cronin
Antony Mariani 15 May, 2016 Lead O/S
with Jo P
with Jo P
Hidden 15 May, 2016 2nd RP
NickJH 30 Apr, 2016 2nd rpt
with LiamG
with LiamG
JendeHoxar 8 Apr, 2016 Lead O/S Really dirty and poor gear
with Anne
Really dirty and poor gear
with Anne
Hidden 11 Mar, 2016 TR
Oliver Livesey ??, 2016 2nd
atom 18 Oct, 2015 Lead dnf Looked like the top of the crag had dumped all over this one, sandy as hell and very polished feet, not a good combination. Couldn't commit to first move as you are already starting at the top of an embankment and no gear
with Becks87
Looked like the top of the crag had dumped all over this one, sandy as hell and very polished feet, not a good combination. Couldn't commit to first move as you are already starting at the top of an embankment and no gear
with Becks87
Mike Hood 1 Oct, 2015 Lead
mcb 8 Aug, 2015 Lead O/S Quite tuff for a couple of moves before the bigger holds arrive.
with miles01
Quite tuff for a couple of moves before the bigger holds arrive.
with miles01
chris74 6 Aug, 2015 Lead rpt
martintom 6 Aug, 2015 2nd rpt
with chris74
with chris74
Mark Collins 3 Aug, 2015 TR rpt
with Jane Sherlock, Martin Sherlock
with Jane Sherlock, Martin Sherlock
ChrisNaylor ?Aug, 2015 Lead
g1m147 15 Jul, 2015 Lead
with SteveX
with SteveX
Hidden 15 Jul, 2015 2nd
Hidden 15 Jul, 2015 2nd
Hidden 1 Jul, 2015 Lead
mitseb 7 Jun, 2015 2nd
Hidden 7 Jun, 2015 2nd
chris74 28 May, 2015 2nd O/S Martin lead clean onsight
with Chris. H, martintom
Martin lead clean onsight
with Chris. H, martintom
martintom 28 May, 2015 Lead O/S
with Chris Horrocks, chris74
with Chris Horrocks, chris74
Martin Davies 24 May, 2015 Lead O/S Good line, one good hand jam required. More like 5a.
with AdP
Good line, one good hand jam required. More like 5a.
with AdP
Hidden 24 May, 2015 2nd O/S
Timothy Greenhalgh ??, 2015 -
ben1987 1 Nov, 2014 - Thin! Loose at the top.
Thin! Loose at the top.
dknibb 21 Sep, 2014 2nd β Last one of the day. Very dirty! But some fun moves on second.
with gav
Last one of the day. Very dirty! But some fun moves on second.
with gav
gav 21 Sep, 2014 Lead O/S Was pretty dirty, and had to clean on lead as I went. Hard unprotected rockover to start feels a little spicy, but doesn't let up. Would be 2 stars when clean I think; well worth doing.
with dknibb
Was pretty dirty, and had to clean on lead as I went. Hard unprotected rockover to start feels a little spicy, but doesn't let up. Would be 2 stars when clean I think; well worth doing.
with dknibb
Hidden 19 Aug, 2014 2nd O/S
petegunn 19 Aug, 2014 Lead Some good climbing on the lower wall, though a bit muddy.
Some good climbing on the lower wall, though a bit muddy.
noemie5438 24 Jul, 2014 2nd O/S
with Mark
with Mark
25mac06 26 Jun, 2014 TR
Hidden 31 May, 2014 2nd O/S
miles01 5 May, 2014 Lead O/S
with Sally Byrne
with Sally Byrne
momonga 1 May, 2014 TR O/S
Fragmod 7 Jul, 2013 2nd
pbuggy91 7 Jul, 2013 Lead O/S
Derek Robinson 10 Jun, 2013 2nd dog
with Caroline Gillett, Mark Collins
with Caroline Gillett, Mark Collins
Mark Collins 10 Jun, 2013 Lead rpt
with Caroline Gillett, Derek Robinson
with Caroline Gillett, Derek Robinson
Derek Robinson 30 Apr, 2013 2nd dnf
Mark Collins 30 Apr, 2013 Lead dnf Really grimey at the minute. Got a bit further than last weeks effort but I'm not climbing aswell as this time last year.
with Derek Robinson
Really grimey at the minute. Got a bit further than last weeks effort but I'm not climbing aswell as this time last year.
with Derek Robinson
jacko120 7 Apr, 2013 Lead
Hidden 3 Apr, 2013 TR
Rob Davies 5 May, 2012 Lead Sandy but better than previous time
with Phil A
Sandy but better than previous time
with Phil A
Stefan Trebicki 17 Mar, 2012 TR
Matthew Cunningham 17 Mar, 2012 TR
jimartin 20 Nov, 2011 TR
Stefan Trebicki 20 Nov, 2011 TR
bigglesbutcha 23 Jun, 2011 Lead O/S
with Ian Selby
with Ian Selby
runestone 30 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
with Nic
with Nic
wrapped in bacon 6 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S Hard for a VS
with Rob
Hard for a VS
with Rob
MazElden ?Apr, 2011 TR O/S
Hidden ?Apr, 2011 TR
nepsoi999 23 Jan, 2011 Lead O/S
with nadeem
with nadeem
Hidden 4 Oct, 2010 Lead O/S
tomhull 4 Oct, 2010 2nd β tricky, quite thin for VS
with matt harris
tricky, quite thin for VS
with matt harris
Hidden 18 Sep, 2010 2nd
Bumblebee Biggs 5 Aug, 2010 Lead O/S
Lenny 3 Aug, 2010 TR O/S
with Billy
with Billy
sam2590 4 Jul, 2010 TR
with Gareth Cooper, Grant Fulton
with Gareth Cooper, Grant Fulton
Grant Fulton 4 Jul, 2010 TR
with Gareth Cooper, sam2590
with Gareth Cooper, sam2590
Ianwesterby 17 Jun, 2010 2nd
Leo Woodhead 17 Jun, 2010 Lead O/S
with Ian W
with Ian W
Hidden 15 May, 2010 Lead dog
richorme 11 May, 2010 2nd O/S
with Gary Woodburn
with Gary Woodburn
chrisboywonder 1 May, 2010 Lead O/S
with Mike Harper
with Mike Harper
philw ??, 2010 -
sarah13 9 Aug, 2009 TR O/S grrrrr too reachy 4 me. but still finished!
with pete40
grrrrr too reachy 4 me. but still finished!
with pete40
morrisdaboss 4 Jun, 2009 Lead O/S Took a while to work out the sequence, moves quite thin but good.
with Cecile
Took a while to work out the sequence, moves quite thin but good.
with Cecile
Hidden 23 Apr, 2009 Lead O/S
innesmac ??, 2009 -
Lunar25 ??, 2009 Lead O/S
with Stacy Oliver
with Stacy Oliver
ruggystunts 14 Sep, 2008 2nd
with kjbix
with kjbix
kjbix 14 Sep, 2008 Lead
dicky79 14 Jun, 2008 2nd O/S
with Nicola
with Nicola
Hidden 26 May, 2008 Lead O/S
Hidden 26 May, 2008 Lead O/S
lost.arrow 25 May, 2008 -
Hidden 25 May, 2008 Lead O/S
Rob Davies 2 Mar, 2008 Lead dog Muddy and cold
with Phil A
Muddy and cold
with Phil A
Rachel S 10 Feb, 2008 Lead O/S
with Des Chadderton
with Des Chadderton
Hidden 9 Feb, 2008 TR O/S
Hidden 9 Feb, 2008 Lead O/S
samking251 ??, 2008 -
Mark Collins 7 Oct, 2007 Lead O/S
with Neil Henson
with Neil Henson
Neil Henson 7 Oct, 2007 2nd dog Had a real struggle on this. The hangover didn't help
with Mark Collins
Had a real struggle on this. The hangover didn't help
with Mark Collins
Hidden 31 Jul, 2007 Lead
Hidden 31 Jul, 2007 Lead
Crewey-Si 31 Jul, 2007 2nd dog
with Rob
with Rob
Hidden ?Apr, 2007 Lead O/S
tomB 25 Jan, 2007 2nd O/S
jonnyboy 25 Jan, 2007 Lead O/S
with tomB
with tomB
thegavster ??, 2007 TR O/S
santobugito ??, 2007 2nd dog
with Mike Webber
with Mike Webber
samwelli 7 Oct, 2006 Lead dog
Chris Davids 7 Oct, 2006 2nd RP After backing off on the lead
After backing off on the lead
Hidden 13 Jul, 2006 2nd
spyda 11 Jul, 2006 TR β
with Pauline L & Roger V
with Pauline L & Roger V
Mnlovett 11 Jul, 2006 TR O/S
robman 9 Feb, 2006 Lead O/S 15m
with Tim
15m
with Tim
Johann ??, 2006 Lead O/S
steveb2006 26 Jul, 2005 Solo
Mark Stevenson 30 Jun, 2005 Lead O/S
with not seconded
with not seconded
Mark Collins 4 Sep, 2004 Lead O/S
Hidden ?Sep, 2004 Lead O/S
BlueJohn 10 May, 2004 2nd
with John Hempston
with John Hempston
Mark A Humphries 3 Jun, 2003 Lead O/S
Hidden ??, 2003 Lead O/S
Hidden ??, 2003 Lead O/S
csw ?Jul, 2002 -
tapley 16 May, 2001 Lead
with Alison Tapley
with Alison Tapley
Hammy 10 May, 2001 TR
Mick King 5 Jun, 1996 Lead O/S
with Steve Lavender
with Steve Lavender
Steve Clark 9 May, 1996 2nd O/S
Hidden 29 May, 1995 Lead
Hidden 26 Jul, 1993 2nd O/S
Neil R 23 May, 1993 Lead O/S
with Sharon
with Sharon
CBA ??, 1993 -
Tony Little 30 Nov, 1991 Solo O/S
with Merk and Guy
with Merk and Guy
whispering nic ?Jun, 1990 -
with noj
with noj
goi.ashmore 17 Apr, 1988 Solo O/S
Martin Bennett 12 Sep, 1986 TR
Bob 14 Feb, 1982 -
Hidden 8 Jun, 1980 Lead
Mark Kemball 12 Apr, 1980 Solo
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High HVS
Mid HVS
Low HVS
High VS
Mid VS
Low VS
High HS
Mid HS
Low HS
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High 5a
Mid 5a
Low 5a
High 4c
Mid 4c
Low 4c
High 4b
Mid 4b
Low 4b
Votes cast 26
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Style of Ascent
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