Rockfax Description
A popular little route that loops out right then back left. Plenty of knee-bar rests for those who need them. © Rockfax

Hidden 12/Aug Lead RP
Leedearden 12/Aug Lead β
with loundsy
Hidden 06/May Lead β
Gus 06/May Lead
jimmyrua 04/May Lead RP
with Kaly Crew
Ri 02/May Lead
Jack Delaney 30/Apr Lead O/S
with Emily Barnett
John 'B' Hutchinson 27/Apr Lead β
Patrick Hill 14/Apr Lead O/S
with Rach
Hidden 09/Nov/16 Lead dnf
Hidden 07/Nov/16 Lead O/S
tomB 08/Oct/16 Lead dog
with Juliette
Hidden 26/Sep/16 Lead dog
C coldwell-storry 20/Sep/16 Lead O/S
with jake Rodgers
Hidden 20/Sep/16 Lead β
Hidden 20/Sep/16 Lead dog
MichaelGallimore 27/May/16 Lead O/S
with Flavio
PaddyN 13/May/16 Lead β

don't understand the grade, shorter and with more rests than DNA

Hidden 29/Apr/16 Lead dog
peetermans 03/Apr/16 Lead O/S
with Mum
Jake Young 26/Mar/16 Lead O/S

Onsight whilst putting the clips in, Stamina Machine :P very pleased with myself for this one.

with Kalymnos 2016
dom94 26/Mar/16 Lead β

After having tried ivi ole, still giving myself the flash as the start is straightforward.

Hidden 19/Mar/16 Lead dog
Hidden 14/Mar/16 Lead dog
polivmi1 ??/2016 -
Jim pratt ??/2016 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Nov/15 Lead O/S
GrahamGiles 27/Oct/15 Lead β

Have the biggest bruise on my leg from jamming it into every possible position imaginable to relieve the pump. The crux is trying not to give up when everything is burning and hurting! Didn't feel much harder than DNA for me.

with Renna Clifford, Aaron Clifford, pav low
Aaron.Clifford 27/Oct/15 Lead RP
JLS 24/Oct/15 Lead RP

Clip-stick warm-up, then two redpoints to tick. Not one where you'd want the arrive at the last move flying on fumes. :) For sure, harder than DNA but well worth a go if you've manage to rest your way up that.

with Koon
Koon 24/Oct/15 Lead RP

First RP after dogging up on first go as a warm up. Pumped outta my skull but managed to find a decent rest at the top before clipping the chains.

Andrew1 22/Oct/15 Lead
khawk 17/Oct/15 Lead O/S
AJM 17/Oct/15 Lead RP
Matt Fry 13/Oct/15 Lead O/S
watson.b 09/Oct/15 2nd dog
with rich
J1_TOV 09/Oct/15 Lead dnf

Foot blew at 7th bolt run out giving a fantastic whipper. Lost the will to live on a later attempt in the sun. Nah.

Luke Brooks ?/Oct/15 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Oct/15 Lead
Marti999 28/Sep/15 Lead RP

First RP

Josh Lewis 26/Sep/15 Lead O/S

Brilliant route - my right arm could not have been more pumped at the end!

just one more 24/Sep/15 Lead β

Last route of the week, putting the draws in, having already done Trela and Chnosi Family! Great route, wild angle but superb holds all the way

with Dan Birkby
DorsetGareth 21/Sep/15 Lead RP

1st Redpoint. Quite a route!

with RocUp
wilchivs 18/Sep/15 Lead O/S

Yes! First 7a+ onsight. Pretty chuffed with that.

DavidR 15/Sep/15 Lead G/U

Did okay to about half-way, then got intimidated. Did all the moves, but with a fair few rests. Remember virtually nothing from last time.

Henry.Todman 14/Sep/15 Lead RP
Dandan82 14/Sep/15 Lead β
Jack Shewring 01/Sep/15 Lead dog
joe1joe1joe2 ?/Sep/15 Lead O/S

I climbed Aphrodite, lowered down and immediately jumped on this as the sun came round. It was an experience. I spent about 30-40 minutes on the route, and probably lost about a litre in sweat, and also blinded my belayer / girlfriend. Great fun!

with Felicity Forster
keithpeck ?/Sep/15 Lead RP
galerito 29/May/15 Lead RP
D.Russell 21/May/15 Lead G/U

2nd shot fell off at the chains first time

with Tom R, Mike
rubben 19/May/15 Lead O/S
with Bonita Norris
mshorter 17/May/15 Lead RP

2nd go after going on the mole variation by accident.

with Dougie, tom
Kris suriyo 27/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Gary
tombrol 23/Apr/15 Lead RP

It is a great line, much nicer and a bit harder than DNA, with nice middle sequence i doubt it is 7b (maybe for spaced bolts?) Most importantly, it is a very enjoyable climb

with Kasia Maruszak
Adam Lincoln 14/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Wilson Moir
Hidden 13/Apr/15 Lead G/U
Ri 07/Apr/15 Lead rpt
Mat Welsh ?/Apr/15 Lead O/S

Better than the much hyped DNA

with Emily J
josh baldwin ??/2015 Lead β
LucasHarazin 02/Nov/14 Lead O/S
lewiz 24/Oct/14 Lead dog
Ed Booth 16/Oct/14 Lead O/S

7a+ in new guide. Thought it was tough for that grade. Pumpy warm up.

with Anna Pugh
Dan724 08/Sep/14 Lead RP

Should've Onsighted this really, fell off the easy bit going to the chains on my first try (got confused as there are so many holds to choose from - I ended up going for a rubbish one). Did it first go today putting the clips in.

with Polly Boyles, Dan Ely
Tom92 ?/Sep/14 Lead RP
Jon_Warner 22/May/14 Lead dnf

A bit spicy on the clips.

with Tom Jordan, Jenni
Hidden 16/May/14 Lead rpt
Nickc ?/May/14 Lead RP
Oliver Tilbury 30/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Apr/14 Lead β
Pathological_Climber 30/Apr/14 Lead β
annep11 26/Apr/14 Lead dog
Gus 24/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with ben rouse
jamiefoxen 21/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with jamie sparks
Hidden 19/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Apr/14 Lead O/S
shaunhumphreys 15/Apr/14 Lead O/S

pumped mess by the top! draws in helped alot thanks ben!

benkelsey 12/Apr/14 Lead RP

Putting the draws in with one fall at mid height. sent next go.

with Alex Mccan, Shaun Humphreys
migs493 07/Apr/14 Lead O/S

Plenty of rests if a little painful. One very wet hold which was a little disconcerting.

with RS
Ri 06/Apr/14 Lead
Ri 06/Apr/14 Lead
seanwalsh 06/Apr/14 Lead RP
Ri 04/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Ri 04/Apr/14 Lead
nickb1 ?/Apr/14 Lead RP
tom russell ?/Apr/14 Lead β
Hidden 04/Mar/14 Lead dnf
Hidden 04/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Oct/13 Lead dog
Michael Allday 10/Oct/13 Lead RP

second go

quiffhanger ?/Oct/13 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Oct/13 Lead
Hidden ?/Oct/13 -
JKinsella 27/Sep/13 Lead RP

Cool, 7a+! Great fun. Very similar to DNA by all accounts.

alek 12/May/13 Lead dog

4 attempts. To be continued....

Laurence Everitt 12/May/13 Lead RP

First RP. I love 4 pound Lonsdale kneepads, almost as much as the knee bars on this route.

yan hawkins 03/May/13 Lead β
with _m.cox_
Hidden 27/Apr/13 Lead β
Qisheng Xie 24/Apr/13 Lead RP

Awesome overhang tufa stamina test. Use the straddle to full effect.

Hidden 24/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Mike Owen 10/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Elaine Owen
rxmac 06/Apr/13 Lead RP
mic_b 03/Apr/13 Lead β
Hidden 03/Apr/13 Lead β
Hidden 03/Apr/13 Lead RP
Aaron.Clifford ?/Apr/13 Lead RP

Favourite of my kalymnos trip. Steady tufa pulling with a crux sequence about half way. Could be slightly better bolted. Onsightable if you can squeeze for long enough.

Hidden 31/Mar/13 Lead RP
DeanT ??/2013 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2013 Lead dog
Matt Cooke ?/Nov/12 -
with Sam Taylor
Gus 01/Oct/12 Lead rpt
Derek Ryden 22/Sep/12 2nd dog
with Dan Kalymnos
will smith11 17/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Babsi, Phil Kaiser, Ben Davison
Hidden 01/Sep/12 Lead dnf
AlistairB 26/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with Lisa
Hidden 08/May/12 Lead dnf
westyb3 03/May/12 Lead O/S
with Tom Harrison
Jay81 27/Apr/12 Lead β
with Tomar
Fredrik Nyberg 27/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Apr/12 Lead RP
CRiddiford 08/Apr/12 Lead dog

putting clips in, will do next time

with Jonny
mwatson 08/Apr/12 Lead O/S
thomasadixon 08/Apr/12 Lead β
Hidden 06/Apr/12 Lead dog
Hidden 05/Apr/12 Lead dog
benkelsey 02/Apr/12 Lead dog

put the draws in. 3 rests. what. a. route. you go out as far as you go up. each hold you could lose your arm in, how did it feel so hard. best sport route I have ever been on by some margin.

with JRae, Anna, Remus Knowles
Aaron Lines ?/Apr/12 Lead dog
nicolat ?/Apr/12 Lead dog
with James Mitchell
Dan Jenkin 13/Nov/11 Lead O/S

7a+ great fun!

with Gordon Jenkin
DavidEvans 30/Oct/11 Lead RP

1st RP

with Helen Garrett
Richard Hall 27/Oct/11 Lead O/S

Brilliant, brilliant route. Think i got 5 kneebars upto 2/3 height, then sprint for the top.

with Anais
keefe 24/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Liam FLeming 12/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with karen dalzell
Hidden 11/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Tris.w 11/Oct/11 Lead RP

should have onsighted. Another grotta monster classic!

with sash.c
fildac 23/Sep/11 Lead dnf
wilsonmackenzie 07/Sep/11 Lead β
RdC 07/Sep/11 Lead RP
ChrisCSC89 07/Sep/11 Lead RP

2nd go

with Nic, Ross, Wilson
NDD 31/Aug/11 Lead O/S
_m.cox_ 18/May/11 Lead O/S
con321 28/Apr/11 Lead O/S

fantastic climb!!!

Hidden 27/Apr/11 Lead RP
steve.warrington 27/Apr/11 Lead RP
with Paul Walters
ewen 22/Apr/11 -
Billg 10/Apr/11 Lead β
ThomasB ?/Apr/11 Lead β
Robbie_Phillips ?/Nov/10 -
John Henry Wynn 25/Oct/10 Lead O/S
jamesdyno 21/Oct/10 Lead dnf
chris_j_s 20/Oct/10 Lead RP

Brilliant - 1st 7b, 2nd go.

with James McCartan
skygodley 20/Oct/10 Lead O/S

This is the foundry main wall but much much longer, fantastic!

with SarahM
dan gibson 16/Oct/10 Lead RP
Hidden 14/Oct/10 Lead O/S
martroberts 24/Sep/10 Lead O/S

Loads of knee-bar rests so no harder than DNA I think. Great fun climbing through some really steep terrain on generally massive holds!

phil64 ?/Nov/09 Lead RP

nearly onsightable!

Gus 21/Oct/09 Lead O/S
andyinglis 16/Oct/09 Lead RP

Clips in then 1st redpoint.

Neil Adams 16/Oct/09 Lead dog
with Angus
mux 01/Sep/09 Lead O/S

enjoyed it all the way heaps of rests (knee bars , heel hooks etc) found the chain hard to clip though.

with Damian the Canadian
Hidden 25/Aug/09 Lead dnf
DavidR 20/May/09 Lead dog
Hidden 20/May/09 2nd dog
steve_biczyk ?/May/09 Lead RP

2nd go, kneebar-tastic!

with Emma Curry, Marcus Pontin
marcpontin ?/May/09 Lead RP
with steve
jfreeman 08/Apr/09 Lead β
simonr 08/Apr/09 Lead dog
Rob Grant ?/Jan/09 Lead β
La Mont ??/2009 -
Hidden ?/Nov/08 Lead RP
Hidden 26/Oct/08 Lead RP
Hidden 20/Oct/08 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Oct/08 Lead O/S
Phill Mitch ?/Oct/08 Lead O/S

o/s, placed quick draws on lead. hardest to date, less rests than d.n.a.I am amazed with the rock and how nice it is to climb on.

with peter and dean greenwood
mickersd ?/Jun/08 Lead RP
marky 21/May/08 Lead O/S
with Sharon
Kev Little ??/2008 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Dec/07 Lead O/S
elmihu 06/Oct/07 -
with lucy
elmihu 06/Oct/07 Lead O/S
with lucy
Hidden ?/Oct/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Sep/07 Lead β
ksjs 17/Sep/07 Lead O/S

pumpy but with good rests including a seat! v enjoyable physical climbing but too easy for 7b?

bencarpenter 12/Sep/07 Lead β
with Alan Higham
Ramon Marin 06/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Kyle Nystad
Hidden ??/2007 -
Richard Horn 26/Oct/06 Lead RP
Steve Crowe 12/Oct/06 Lead O/S
with KM
Hidden 30/Sep/06 Lead RP
Morgan Woods 30/Sep/06 Lead RP

hardest redpoint to date....felt more sustained than DNA.

with Nick
Hidden 04/Sep/05 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Oct/04 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Apr/04 Lead O/S
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