Rockfax Description
14m. The thin leaning crack is an uphill struggle on thin-hand jams and fat finger-locks though protection is superb. The old wooden wedges manage to get in the way and the crux is where you don't want it, just below the top! © Rockfax

FA. Tony Howard (aid) 1962. FFA. Steve Bancroft 1972

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, World Graded List, 50 cracks to Squamish, Moorland Grit - The Essential Selection (Over The Moors), Ultimate E4 ticklist, Over the Moors 3 Star Magical Mystery Tour, Definitive *** Peak Grit.

Hidden ??/2014 Lead
mattnuttall 24/Jul/13 TR O/S

should've lead it then... desperate mind you, gotta be E5 placing the gear... and it's not all over at the niche either!

with Ian Heginbotham, Alan Holden, Matthew Tink Taylor
efrance24234 19/Jun/13 Lead β

Ground up seccond go. Strong on the ringlocks then not so strong on the pinch.

akhughes 03/Sep/12 Lead β
with Pete Harris
Dan Mckinlay ?/Sep/12 Lead β
Hidden 09/Aug/12 Lead RP
Simon Davis 08/Aug/12 Lead

Definatly not onsight. Took two visits!

with Pete Davies
Boy ?/May/09 -

There was no sign of the wooden wedges mentioned in the text

with Nige Kershaw
sadams 19/Apr/09 Lead dnf
with Eric Hildrew
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe 19/Apr/09 Lead β
with Steve and Eric
psychicbread 08/Jun/08 TR dnf
with Max
Laramadness 11/Apr/02 2nd dog
craig h 27/May/00 Lead RP

Had seconded it, also aided it on a wet day prior.

with Chris c
Paul Clarke ??/1998 Lead
with Barry Hobbs, John Hollingworth
craig h ?/Sep/93 2nd rpt
with Luke Steer
craig h 27/Aug/91 Lead dog

Slept in the quarry and after a few beers; thought it would be interesting to climb this on aid. We finished it in the morning.

with Duncan Martin and Jim w
Hidden ?/Jul/91 Lead dog
craig h ?/Jul/91 2nd
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