Rockfax Description
Take the first section of The Golden Tower then attack the hairline crack just right of the arete. Excellent sustained climbing. © Rockfax

FA. Dave Knighton 1978

Ticklists: Lancashire's Finest, ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, Ultimate E4 ticklist.

samrad 27/Mar/17 Lead O/S
with Dominique
Andy Moles 05/Nov/16 Lead

Pumped out first go, slipped off carelessly second go. Couldn't be bothered starting all over again so just went from the ledge. Good climbing, hard E4.

with Tess, Ben Silvestre
millsy 03/Aug/16 Lead O/S
with Craig Smith
GeoffG 17/Jul/16 TR
with tim lowe
datoon 13/Sep/15 Lead rpt
with K
Hidden 28/Sep/14 Lead O/S
John sealey 22/Jun/14 2nd
with switch
switch 22/Jun/14 Lead β

finished up the L arete, which seemed logical. Cleaned out the top crack on the RHS too, and looks like another good move to finish on the RHS of the arete. Would be a better line without the option to go left.

with John S
erictant 12/Aug/13 TR dnf

Got to bracken clump.

with Paul
Jordan B 02/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Naomi Buys
khawk 13/Apr/13 Lead RP
with DT
khawk 02/Mar/13 Lead dog
with DT
Jacob Bloodworth ?/Aug/12 Lead G/U

Got clean on second try. Went too far right at the top on first go.

Stone Idle ??/2012 -
JulesV 19/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Shauna Cunningham
Hidden 01/Jan/10 -
Brown 12/Aug/09 TR O/S

In gathering darkness

with John
datoon 23/Apr/09 Lead dog
with K & RT
nige 25/May/04 Lead β
with dave kells
D Tempest 31/May/99 TR
with Rick
Hidden 13/Sep/95 TR RP
Roget 29/Aug/94 Lead dnf

finished up ledges on the left side of the arete

with jon
whispering nic ??/1992 TR
Nick Rundall ??/1990 2nd dog
mik1miller ??/1990 Lead O/S
with gary deane, derek johnson
Mike Owen 16/Apr/89 Lead O/S
with Tim Lowe
Mark Kemball 04/Aug/82 Lead
Paul Clarke ??/1980 2nd
with FMC
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