Rockfax Description
The centre of the less-impressive wall to the right of The Golden Tower is popular. It sports good holds and runners. © Rockfax

FA. Bev Heslop 1962

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List.

atom 12/Sep/17 Lead rpt

Stu and Jen seconded. Also attempted by my 3yr old niece

with Stu, Jen Lowe
Violinist 02/Sep/17 Lead O/S
with Kirsty, Joe
fuzzysheep01 02/Sep/17 2nd O/S
kirsty_t 02/Sep/17 -
with Joe, Ben
due 30/Aug/17 Lead O/S
atom 28/Aug/17 Lead rpt
with Stu, Jen Lowe
HannahGo 06/Aug/17 Lead O/S
with Sam P, Cal Wilson
Hidden 09/Jul/17 2nd
Duncan Zerafa 04/Jul/17 2nd O/S
with Pati Xariklia
Mattskeet1982 LC&CC 09/May/17 Lead O/S
with Gary woodburn
radddogg 09/May/17 2nd O/S
with Chris Jackson
Cavemanclimb 07/May/17 2nd
with JdotP
JdotP 07/May/17 Lead rpt
with Caveman
liverpooldave 07/May/17 Lead O/S
Flavio 06/May/17 Solo O/S
Jan.Hrb 15/Apr/17 Lead O/S
with Matus
Rob Moorcroft 12/Apr/17 Lead
with Joe Brennan, Amy Jones
Chris Hatton 11/Apr/17 2nd
with Steve Swift
matus 07/Apr/17 2nd
Hidden 07/Apr/17 Lead
Jeffstu 22/Jan/17 TR dnf
with Graham, Adam
atom 22/Jan/17 TR
with Stu, Graham
jackob 01/Nov/16 2nd
with Mike
yossarian714 22/Oct/16 Lead O/S
with Rowan Ellwood
Pete_Mosely 22/Oct/16 Lead O/S
with Mynydd Climbing Club
Hidden 09/Oct/16 Lead O/S
Dr Toph 08/Oct/16 Solo O/S
Lesley Smith 07/Jun/16 2nd O/S
with Mark Stenhouse
Hidden 02/Jun/16 2nd rpt
Hidden 26/May/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/May/16 2nd
FDixon 13/May/16 Lead O/S
John Geoffrey 13/May/16 2nd
with Fiona
philgillespie 26/Apr/16 2nd
Nomes 20/Apr/16 Lead O/S
with Darren
darrenpp 20/Apr/16 2nd
with Naomi
dapperdan 16/Apr/16 Solo
Robaduck 12/Apr/16 -
sambeaumont 17/Mar/16 Lead O/S
samrad 16/Mar/16 Solo O/S
Jay Schofield 14/Feb/16 Lead O/S

Easy blocky pulling. Not great - surprised it has a star.

with Luke Weaver
bantamdave 17/Sep/15 2nd rpt
with Nathan
Nafclimbsrocks 17/Sep/15 Lead O/S
ChrisNaylor ?/Aug/15 Lead
Hidden 30/Jul/15 2nd rpt
Hidden 25/Jul/15 Lead rpt
Tommy_shaw 10/Jul/15 Lead O/S
jillb 27/Jun/15 Lead
Hidden 07/Jun/15 -
mitseb 07/Jun/15 -
miketong 03/Jun/15 Lead O/S

Comfortable lead, I was enjoying it so much I moved left on to the face to extend the climb at the end rather than topping out with a final scramble as described on the route.

with Mike Preece
mattsmithuk 02/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/May/15 Lead O/S
quarryman 02/May/15 TR
with Chris Edwards
Andrew Holden 22/Apr/15 Lead
ladymuck 16/Apr/15 Lead
with Rachael Taylor
Hidden 16/Apr/15 Lead
trish1968 16/Apr/15 2nd
JdotP 06/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Michael Jimenez, Magda Borkowska
Hidden 20/Nov/14 2nd O/S
sibluer ?/Nov/14 Lead
Nigel Bond 18/Oct/14 Lead
with Colin Hutton
Hidden 09/Sep/14 TR rpt
Dave Richards 09/Sep/14 2nd O/S
with Sarah Rudge
D.botts87 04/Sep/14 Solo
Hidden 04/Sep/14 Solo O/S
climbupflydown 02/Sep/14 Lead O/S
sarahjk ?/Sep/14 Lead
Martin Davies 31/Aug/14 Solo O/S

Long walk round!

dapperdan 24/Aug/14 Lead β
Dave Richards 01/Jul/14 Lead rpt
with Chris74, Tom Rodgers
Hidden 01/Jul/14 2nd rpt
Shuttsie 01/Jul/14 2nd
with chris horrocks, sarah keast
sarahjk ?/Jul/14 Lead
John sealey 22/Jun/14 Solo
with switch
switch 22/Jun/14 Solo
with John S
philgillespie 03/Jun/14 Lead
StuartCJones 03/Jun/14 2nd
Hidden 31/May/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 18/May/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 14/May/14 Lead O/S
Jamie Miranda 14/May/14 2nd O/S
jessericson 12/May/14 Lead O/S
robman 12/May/14 2nd
rocktraveller 15/Apr/14 Lead
Derek Robinson 13/Apr/14 2nd rpt
with Ken Muckle, Mark Collins
duffy82 ?/Apr/14 2nd
chrisbartlett 30/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Oct/13 2nd β
Climbster 12/Oct/13 Lead O/S

Pottering in approach shoes

with Vick
MichaelGallimore 07/Oct/13 Lead O/S

Pulled a tendon on this! Or maybe on the descent. Nice line, trickier than it appears from below. Stake belays are a bit off to one side.

with Whiskey tom, Jose Barrett
lady_radiation 07/Oct/13 2nd

Harder then I thought it would be from the bottom with some challenging moves.

with Tom Pidcock, Mike Galllimore
erbridger 22/Sep/13 Lead
with nedly14
ned_85 22/Sep/13 2nd
Hidden 11/Aug/13 2nd
snapperdan 08/Aug/13 Lead O/S

In the dark.

Hidden 07/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Liam_T 27/Jul/13 Lead O/S

Loose block halfway

Samjharding95 17/Jul/13 2nd O/S
Samjharding95 17/Jul/13 2nd O/S
Jacob Forshaw 17/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Chris1234H 17/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Chris Nash 12/Jul/13 2nd
Cruty Rammers 26/Jun/13 2nd β

ok, nice view from the top.

ChrisH.19 20/Jun/13 TR
Matt Bill Platypus 19/Jun/13 Lead O/S
The Norris 19/Jun/13 2nd rpt
with Matt
The Norris 04/Jun/13 Lead O/S

No idea why this has a star.

with Gem
ladymuck 02/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Jo Holt
nic42 24/May/13 Lead O/S
with jack r
ElliottB 22/May/13 2nd O/S
MaccMark 22/May/13 Lead
with Chris Morrow, Clare Hodgson
Mark Collins 14/May/13 Lead rpt

Wasp nest free at the moment.

with Derek Robinson
Derek Robinson 14/May/13 2nd rpt
Hidden 06/May/13 Lead O/S
dapperdan 05/May/13 2nd

with holden

Amazoniangirl 26/Apr/13 Lead
carl_123 26/Apr/13 2nd
anaesthetic 19/Apr/13 2nd
with Mark
ElliottB 13/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Dom Harrison
anth12 05/Apr/13 2nd O/S
with Matt, Leachy7
jacko120 05/Apr/13 Lead
peachos 04/Apr/13 Lead O/S
scottidog 04/Apr/13 2nd O/S
Rob Davies 03/Apr/13 Lead
with Phil Ashton
Hidden 03/Mar/13 Lead O/S
Mike Hood 16/Jan/13 2nd
TallPaulT ??/2013 Lead O/S
dave mann ??/2013 Solo O/S
Andrew Holden ??/2013 Lead
Hidden 21/Oct/12 2nd
Hidden 21/Oct/12 Lead
gw3285 25/Jul/12 Lead
Fragmod 27/May/12 2nd
tsl42 27/May/12 2nd O/S
with Bill
Dave Richards 21/May/12 Lead O/S
with sjbrook
sjbrook 21/May/12 2nd O/S
Mike Hood 02/May/12 Lead
AlisonSmiles 24/Apr/12 2nd
with SG
Rob Jarratt 24/Apr/12 2nd
with Dave Spence
Hidden ?/Apr/12 Lead
bantamdave 27/Mar/12 2nd O/S

First outdoor climb

with Swifty
munki1971 18/Mar/12 Lead O/S
beeson_paul 08/Mar/12 2nd

Tom SPA training

Gumery 02/Mar/12 Lead O/S


HairyMan 01/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Mar/12 2nd RP
Hidden 26/Feb/12 Lead
Jackspratt 03/Feb/12 Lead O/S
Andrew Holden ??/2012 Lead
jramsdale 19/Nov/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Nov/11 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Nov/11 Lead O/S
Derek Robinson 04/Oct/11 2nd O/S
Mark Collins 04/Oct/11 Lead rpt

WARNING, there is a wasp nest at the top of this!

with Derek Robinson
Emma Cairns 03/Sep/11 Lead
Hidden 02/Aug/11 Lead
WillCass 02/Aug/11 2nd
with Si
ChrisGreen 26/Jul/11 2nd rpt
with John W
bigglesbutcha 26/Jul/11 2nd O/S
with Swifty
wheelo 25/Jul/11 Lead
with judith, chris g
garywalker147 29/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Jordan2
t8t9t8 29/Jun/11 Lead
stratandrew 29/Jun/11 2nd
with Paul Marsden
augustus trout 29/Jun/11 2nd O/S

Did it bare foot.

with Nick Adamson
Hidden 19/Jun/11 Lead rpt
cheeky monkey77 02/Jun/11 2nd
Steve J P 18/May/11 Lead
with BW
Bernie Wylde 18/May/11 2nd
with sp
Stuart Hurworth 08/May/11 Solo O/S

Quite awkward for Severe, soloed and made me think 'better do this move right' !!

Tomber 08/May/11 Solo O/S

Steeper than it looks from the ground! Pleasant solo on good holds though

Glenn Sutcliffe 30/Apr/11 -
with Charl
Graeme James Cook 09/Apr/11 2nd O/S
with Maz
MazElden 09/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Graeme
happy_c 05/Apr/11 Lead O/S

Brilliant climb, im sure that block will pull of one day!

Hidden 03/Apr/11 Lead O/S
MazElden ?/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Graeme
jacktomlinson 29/Mar/11 2nd
jacktomlinson 29/Mar/11 2nd
eccyamigo 25/Mar/11 Lead O/S

first outdoor climb with milo, 3 peices of gear nice route comfy!!

with Milo Dog
Matt Reed 24/Mar/11 Lead
with Phil M
fletch540 08/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Mar/11 Lead O/S
dannye103 08/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Matty Ward
HevLewis 08/Mar/11 Lead dog


with joe
mmmhumous 06/Mar/11 2nd RP

I bottled the crux, lowered off, and then seconded the route after Rhys.

with Rhys
dannye103 06/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Neil Pacey 09/Jan/11 2nd O/S
Tanya Savage 09/Jan/11 Lead

cold, damp in places, large block that you kind of need to pull up on looks to be just set in mud.

Hidden 04/Oct/10 Lead O/S
tomhull 04/Oct/10 2nd β
with matt harris
jamesrogers ?/Oct/10 -
Peter Metcalfe 18/Sep/10 Lead
Donald Kelly 05/Sep/10 Lead rpt
with Andy PMC
sparkass 21/Aug/10 Solo O/S
Jon boy 16/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Tim Graham, Cat Altounyan
Donald Kelly 11/Jul/10 2nd O/S
with Becky PMC
tomo_tom ?/Jul/10 TR rpt
ratm 30/Jun/10 Lead O/S
joe.91 30/Jun/10 2nd rpt
RagingSphere 27/Jun/10 Lead dog

I hate this climb with passion! Which is why I am going to go back to it until I have it tamed!

with Stephanie, Josh
Hidden 18/Jun/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 11/Jun/10 -
Mark Collins 06/Jun/10 Solo rpt
d_meacher 03/Jun/10 2nd O/S
Viki 03/Jun/10 Lead O/S
wheelo 24/May/10 Lead
with Jo, ann
Hidden 12/May/10 2nd
ayuplass 09/May/10 Lead O/S
bigglesbutcha 04/May/10 Lead β
with Nick
Dave Heaton 27/Apr/10 Lead
JasRY 18/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Annusarin Lowe
Rob Rocket 15/Apr/10 2nd
with Tim & Brian
bigglesbutcha 15/Apr/10 2nd O/S
with Brian 2
hellboundblr 15/Apr/10 Lead
with LCCC
philw ??/2010 -
efrance24234 ??/2010 -
Brendan H 12/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with paul
joe.91 07/Aug/09 Lead rpt
aldred 01/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Michelle Piper 01/Aug/09 2nd O/S
mozza1234 31/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with dti
Boulton 12/Jul/09 Lead O/S
nickhoward 28/Jun/09 2nd O/S
with Martin Knight
adam06 19/Jun/09 Solo

steeper than it looked from below. bit of a scary solo

Mark Wilson23 15/Jun/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 07/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Jun/09 2nd
john.gaffney 04/Jun/09 Lead O/S

Pretty lame and awkward

with Ed Arnett
RagingSphere 30/May/09 2nd O/S
natalie28 11/May/09 2nd
with John
wheelo 11/May/09 Lead
with Jo and Natalie
richorme 21/Apr/09 2nd rpt
with Craig
slarty 16/Apr/09 Lead O/S

Great gear, Steps

Hidden 06/Apr/09 2nd
kjbix 05/Apr/09 Lead
lancashirelass 05/Apr/09 2nd O/S


with kjbix
Taffa 01/Feb/09 Lead O/S
with Neil Mackay
Lunar25 ??/2009 Solo
Hidden 24/Dec/08 Lead O/S
wheelo 14/Sep/08 Lead
with cas
cas smerdon 14/Sep/08 2nd
with john wheeler
joe.91 ?/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with Iain Cumpstey
Matt Bulmer 23/Jul/08 Lead rpt
with Stephen Kearney
jeffb 15/Jul/08 2nd
with Calder
Calder 15/Jul/08 Lead O/S
with jeffb
Hidden 03/Jul/08 Lead dnf
wheelo 17/Jun/08 2nd
with pete
Hidden 15/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/May/08 2nd O/S
Hidden 01/May/08 2nd O/S
richorme 22/Apr/08 Lead O/S
with Andy Lowe
Hidden 19/Apr/08 TR O/S
Hidden 19/Apr/08 2nd O/S
Hidden 08/Apr/08 Lead O/S
Fred Sergeant 20/Feb/08 Lead O/S
with Chris Kuta
alun1111 17/Feb/08 Lead
Booey 16/Feb/08 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2008 -
samking251 ??/2008 -
daveagriff ??/2008 2nd
galpinos 21/Oct/07 Solo O/S
with Nick V and Emily
lucasp 15/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with geoff
Hidden 15/Sep/07 Solo O/S
Dax H 15/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with Helen Vowles
Goody 11/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with Helen Severn
scouser666 08/Sep/07 TR dnf

well this is easy at the begining but once half way up there are few finger holds but another one that i have done but it was hard work once i got past half way

with fedster187
Hidden 08/Sep/07 TR O/S
michael burrows 27/Aug/07 2nd O/S
Hidden 05/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Aug/07 2nd O/S
Frosty 09/Jun/07 Lead
with Dan
climbingste ?/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with Lynsey Tsoi
Matt Bulmer 03/May/07 Lead O/S
with Rick
rick1fugazi 03/May/07 2nd O/S

easy stuff

with Matt (Boomer)
adec73 02/May/07 2nd O/S
with tim butcher
jom 01/May/07 TR O/S
with Jason
special k 28/Apr/07 2nd O/S
with Dean Gaskell
thegavster 21/Apr/07 2nd O/S
with Dean Gaskell
mr bounce 01/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Shona
wushu 11/Mar/07 2nd O/S
samking251 ??/2007 -
robman 12/Oct/06 2nd O/S

craigs first lead!!! hurrah

with Craig
Cletus the rock climbing cowboy 12/Oct/06 Lead O/S

First Lead!!!!!

with Rob
existing debt 30/Sep/06 2nd
with stevie t
Allan Young 16/Aug/06 Lead O/S

Superb route, only let down by the scrappy finish. A good, honest Severe.

with Steve Turner
Will Hunt 06/Aug/06 Lead O/S
with Jamie and Phil
Gooders ?/Aug/06 -

Swallowed my number 5 Hex - and almost got benighted trying to get it out!

with Ant
Hidden 30/Jul/06 2nd O/S
Hidden 06/May/06 Lead
Hidden ?/May/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Apr/06 2nd O/S
Hidden 26/Apr/06 2nd
Hidden 26/Apr/06 Lead O/S
karabiner 26/Apr/06 2nd O/S
Hidden 16/Apr/06 2nd
reubensampson 14/Apr/06 Lead O/S
with Justyna Gemzala
jscoles 15/Mar/06 Lead O/S

First lead outdoors ever...tim came up the side of me for a bit of moral

with Tim Griffin
Darryl M ??/2006 Lead O/S
with Neil Constantine
kingholmesy ??/2006 2nd O/S
with SteveOc
Hidden ??/2006 -
CasWebb ??/2006 2nd O/S
with Clive Bell
Hidden ??/2006 Lead O/S
Marvino ?/Aug/05 2nd
with Jamie
Hidden 26/Jul/05 Solo
Mal Grey ?/Jun/05 Lead O/S
Carl Smethurst 04/May/05 Solo β
steven ?/May/05 Lead O/S
with Chris donahue
dk247 23/Apr/05 Lead
with Neil Gregory
Mark Collins 18/Sep/04 Lead O/S
with Neil Henson
Neil Henson 18/Sep/04 2nd β
with Mark Collins
rovers777 ?/Aug/04 Lead
Trobbo 21/Jul/04 Solo
with darren hartley
Si dH ?/Jul/04 Lead O/S
with Matt (Fiend)
Hidden ?/Jun/04 Lead O/S
Stig 28/Apr/03 Lead O/S
with Kos
nige 22/Apr/03 Solo
with dave kells
jsw1 16/Apr/03 Lead O/S
with Heike Funke
cjphillips 10/Apr/03 Lead O/S

rock came off in hand

Hidden ??/2003 Lead
Hidden ??/2002 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Nov/01 Lead
Owdham 15/Jun/01 TR O/S

Easy climb. Not very inspiring.

with Babs, Girtch
col finnegan 13/Jul/00 -

Various youth groups including blind awareness day. Interesting and varied mix of groups.

Hidden 11/Jun/00 Lead O/S
Trobbo 08/Jun/00 Solo
with bill clarke
Hidden ??/2000 Lead O/S ??/2000 Lead
A Crook 23/May/99 2nd
Hidden 18/Oct/98 2nd
Neil Conway ??/1998 Solo O/S
Hidden 28/Jul/96 Lead
Hidden 23/Jun/96 2nd
Hidden ??/1996 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Oct/95 TR
kitch01 13/Aug/95 Solo
Hidden ??/1995 -
Hidden 10/Jul/94 2nd
Hidden ??/1994 -
ellie macpherson ?/Apr/93 Lead
CBA ??/1993 -
Hidden 07/Jun/92 2nd
Hidden 15/May/92 2nd
The Pulsing Motorik of Neu! 07/Sep/91 2nd O/S
with Ali
Hidden 09/Nov/90 Solo O/S
Raggar 13/Apr/90 Lead
with Pete C, Jon B
John Southworth ?/Mar/90 Lead O/S
whispering nic ?/Oct/89 -
with noj
Hidden 14/Apr/89 2nd
Roget ??/1989 Solo O/S
with jim
badgy ??/1989 Lead
goi.ashmore 29/Aug/87 Solo O/S
Carl Smethurst 02/Jun/86 Solo
Carl Smethurst 07/May/86 Solo
BigHairyIan 04/Sep/84 Solo O/S
Bob 14/Feb/82 -
Paul Clarke ??/1978 AltLd
with FMC
Hammy 26/Jun/77 Solo
Martin Bennett 14/May/74 Solo
Hidden 30/May/70 Solo O/S
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