Rockfax Description
14m. Follow Right Route to the overhang then pull over this to gain the hanging groove just above and follow this to the top. © Rockfax

Ticklists: Western Peak Grit 100 VD - VS.

freec 16/Sep Lead O/S

Only one hard move getting into the hanging groove but that move felt at least 5a.

Mark Loveday 25/Jul 2nd O/S
Rob Gillespie 20/Jun Lead O/S
tom 27/May 2nd
craig.england1 27/May Lead
with tom, Dave F
Luke Hickson 24/May TR
Ianhulme 30/Apr Lead G/U
with Stopsy
Stopsy 30/Apr 2nd
with Ian
Sarah Kenyon 23/Apr Lead
with Simon Gee
Sarah Kenyon 23/Apr AltLd
with Simon Gee
Timmilner 19/Apr 2nd rpt
with Paul H
derekwwl 02/Apr 2nd O/S
kevinlee 02/Apr Lead O/S
Melonfly ?/Nov/16 Lead
with Hugo
RM199 23/Oct/16 Lead O/S
loonylovegood93 22/Oct/16 Lead dog
Naomi.P 18/Sep/16 2nd dog

Took as a variation to the v diff. Fell off but eventually made it. Felt hard!

with Leo H
Will Miles ?/Sep/16 Lead O/S
with Cameron C
tom bre 23/Aug/16 2nd rpt
Hidden 23/Aug/16 Lead
Amy121 04/Jun/16 Lead
rajeshwarbisht 15/May/16 2nd dog
with Kane
BareBears 14/May/16 Lead O/S


with John Ridley, Connor
Hidden 24/Apr/16 TR β
KeenClimber 25/Feb/16 Lead O/S
with Phil Shaw
crag_hopper_Jay 18/Oct/15 2nd rpt
GargoyleFeet 17/Oct/15 Lead O/S
with Claire
Andy Smallwood 12/Oct/15 Lead O/S
FlavioL1989 10/Oct/15 Solo O/S
pistal10 26/Sep/15 Lead
Jackwd 19/Sep/15 2nd O/S
charley 19/Sep/15 Lead O/S
with JackD
Kemics 09/Sep/15 Lead O/S

I managed to reach jugs so was very easy for the lanky. If you were forced to use bunched insecure flared jams would be nails! Only one hard move though.

with Mel
andyclimber 04/Jul/15 Lead dnf

Well I did finish but couldn't manage to get over the overlap. Felt really hard for a 4b, I was obviously doing something wrong but couldn't figure it out. Ended up going a little further up Right Route and then stepping around back on to the route avoiding the pull over the overlap (although even that wasn't very easy).

Jamjar 10/May/15 2nd O/S
with Steve Bennett
emmymoss ?/May/15 2nd O/S
with Tom Dewhurst
James-m-h ??/2015 Lead O/S
Gympaul ?/Nov/14 -
Andrew Abraham 26/Oct/14 Lead O/S
with Paul Deane
Caspian Johnson 12/Oct/14 2nd
Snowbones 12/Oct/14 Lead O/S

Fun straightforward route, plenty of gear

with Cas
Hidden 29/Sep/14 Lead O/S
bob_cbr 25/Sep/14 2nd O/S
cragsman9000 25/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Neil
Hidden 21/Sep/14 2nd β
philmitch 21/Sep/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 11/Sep/14 2nd O/S
fuzzysheep01 06/Sep/14 2nd O/S
with Pierce Ferris
TomGB 06/Sep/14 2nd O/S
with Pierce Ferris
gavster 29/Jul/14 Lead
with ruth
Ruthie 29/Jul/14 2nd
with Gavin
JP78 26/Jul/14 2nd
Wright.phil 17/Jul/14 2nd O/S

with dave? pauls mate

poigol5043 12/Jul/14 2nd
cdpuk 06/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Charles Leek, Paul O'Toole
Hidden 06/Jul/14 Lead dog
Derek Furze 18/Jun/14 2nd
with Paul Mitchell
Hidden 14/Jun/14 2nd
Hidden 03/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Dan Vaj 12/Apr/14 Lead O/S
dbm 12/Apr/14 2nd O/S
jimbonfire 04/Apr/14 Lead O/S
jtree03 04/Apr/14 Lead
with Jim, Tony
DanChad 30/Mar/14 2nd O/S

Horrible thrutchy finish

Rob Davies 30/Mar/14 Lead

Tricky bulge - 4c

with Mike Jones
Chris Murray 30/Mar/14 Lead

The definitive guide has this at VS 4b, which I think is about right. Only 1-2 hard moves through the overhang, which would be very tricky if you don't know how to jam. Well protected by friends and nuts though. A friend 4 (or maybe a large hex) protects the final moves.

knighty 15/Mar/14 Lead O/S
with Dan Roberts
Matt Cooke 08/Mar/14 2nd β
with Rosh
Hidden 08/Mar/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 08/Mar/14 2nd O/S
doogal2003 ??/2014 -
Hidden ??/2014 -
gavster 06/Oct/13 AltLd
with rob
Hidden 01/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Paul Hy 19/Jun/13 2nd O/S
with Adam H, Dave E
Darcy Turner 15/Feb/13 Lead
MJS ??/2013 -
Bullybones 05/Sep/12 2nd
with Neil
Jonny M 18/Aug/12 2nd O/S
matthomas79 13/Aug/12 Lead dnf

Fell off after it started hammering down with rain, hands slipped and end up pointing the wrong way down the slab and hitting my head heavily. This route is easier for the tall.

Hidden 21/Jul/12 Lead O/S
jjclarke70 18/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with Saul
Hidden 18/Jun/12 2nd O/S
Paul_southgate68 ?/Jan/12 Lead O/S
with matt mee
Charlie Zephyr Booth ??/2012 AltLd O/S
with martin broadhurst
Hidden ??/2012 -
Sam Melville ??/2012 -
Jon Read 06/Nov/11 Solo O/S
Lauren Davies 14/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Keendan 28/Sep/11 Lead O/S

Didn't fancy Kelly's direct, so escaped on this.

Nigel Bond 24/Aug/11 Lead
with Bern Hardman
vix 21/Aug/11 2nd O/S
with luke
gd303uk 17/Aug/11 Lead O/S
stuaart 05/Aug/11 2nd O/S

Only one hard move, but it is quite a move.

with Thomas Smith, Neil Redgrave
thomasaneurinsmith 05/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Neil Redgrave, Stuart Reeves
Hidden 05/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Kylie 02/Jul/11 2nd O/S

A nice climb, nice moves to pull up over the overhang.

mullermn 02/Jul/11 Lead O/S

Nice route, enjoyable move round the overhang. Guidebook calls this VS and I think that's probably fair.

Hoyes 14/Jun/11 Lead O/S

Quite hard for a HS 4b!

Batt 14/Jun/11 2nd dog

Hard severe? Whatever...!

mol 05/Jun/11 Lead
with Jesse
DerbyLiam 08/May/11 Lead O/S
Marvino 19/Apr/11 Lead
alias dave 10/Apr/11 AltLd O/S
with Sam.EB
Hidden 10/Apr/11 AltLd O/S
ali newman ukc ?/Apr/11 2nd
Hidden 21/Mar/11 2nd rpt
Lunar25 08/Mar/11 Solo O/S
thefuturesmiles ?/Mar/11 Lead O/S
adam 24 ??/2011 Lead O/S
John Mckeating ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
MarkRoe 27/Oct/10 Lead O/S

Ballsy finish.

lostinmidlands 09/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with troelsS
fraserbarrett 09/Oct/10 Lead O/S
snomonkee 09/Oct/10 Lead O/S
dja 16/Aug/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 16/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Aug/10 2nd O/S
Gigga ?/Jul/10 2nd O/S
b.hayley 05/Jun/10 Lead rpt
Jim Malo 30/May/10 2nd dog
Hidden 19/May/10 Lead O/S
gpcomps 18/May/10 2nd O/S
Stoff 18/May/10 Lead O/S

very hard middle section (but gear available) and little protection in top section. Did it as an "easy" route - quite a nasty surprise !

with gpcomps
Hidden 16/May/10 Lead
manwithacam 19/Apr/10 2nd

Hard move for HS. Not the best warm up.

with Joris
Joris.Roulleau 18/Apr/10 Lead O/S
JohnFJP ?/Mar/10 2nd
Hidden ?/Mar/10 2nd
stefie c ?/Mar/10 Lead
with Steve Jones, John Powell
pie_eater_pete ??/2010 -
Hidden ??/2010 Lead
GF ??/2010 -
Phil PBC ??/2010 -
Ken Taylor ??/2010 -
Mike W 22/Aug/09 Solo
simonw1 ?/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Andy H
hellboundblr 01/Jul/09 2nd
with Steve P
Hidden 30/May/09 2nd O/S
Frostie ?/May/09 Lead O/S
with Dan Eastman
Mr Wild ??/2009 Solo
rockjock0_1 ??/2009 -
with gary buckle
keith leonard ??/2009 -
ChesterChris ??/2009 -
Rose Williams 13/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with Tommy B
dannyboy83 ?/Feb/08 Solo O/S
Lauren Davies 29/Jan/08 Lead O/S
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
Hidden ??/2008 -
Goose4 ??/2008 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Nov/07 Solo
Hidden ?/Oct/07 Lead
Jesse Dufton ?/Sep/07 Lead
with Nick Lambert
simonw1 24/Mar/07 2nd
with Heather Lewis
Hidden ??/2007 2nd
2RoyalAnglian ??/2007 Lead O/S
with mark ansty
deanroberts ??/2007 Lead O/S
Chewie ??/2007 Lead O/S
Phil Jennings 09/Sep/06 Lead O/S
with Anna Jennings, Jo Jennings, Pete Jennings
superturbo 17/Jul/06 Lead O/S
John HW 04/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with Cath
C.J.Horsfield ??/2006 Lead O/S
mark s ??/2005 -
Dux 14/Nov/04 Lead dog

3 falls!

Hidden ?/Sep/04 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/May/04 Lead O/S
James B 24/Aug/03 -
Timmilner 04/Aug/03 2nd O/S
with Andy B
jamie ward 20/Jul/03 Lead O/S
with John Howes
waldenmatt ??/2003 Lead O/S
with Tim Waterworth
dan gibson ??/2002 Lead O/S
Gus 24/Apr/00 Lead
Hidden ??/2000 Lead
alan moore ??/1996 -
Marti999 ??/1995 Lead
brady ??/1995 2nd
with John Cameron
nai ??/1992 Lead
Roget 27/Apr/90 Solo O/S
Hidden 13/Jan/90 Solo O/S
andrew300169 ??/1990 -
Hidden ?/Jun/88 Lead
leland stamper 01/Nov/81 Lead O/S
Ghastly Rubberfeet ??/1980 Solo
duncan ?/Sep/78 Lead O/S
GeoffG 07/Mar/76 Lead
rogerskews ??/1974 Solo
oldmanofmow ??/1959 Lead
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