6m.

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6m. The twisting crack is very tricky, especially for the short. © Rockfax

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PJ_Tan 22 Aug, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: If you're 6 ft. and taller, its a piece of cake. If you're a shortie like myself (5'9"), the climb involves jamming, laybacking and bridging, and a very hard and awkward top-out. Just don't leave it as a warming-down route.
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βeta: If you're 6 ft. and taller, its a piece of cake. If you're a shortie like myself (5'9"), the climb involves jamming, laybacking and bridging, and a very hard and awkward top-out. Just don't leave it as a warming-down route.
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Billywax 13 Sep Lead O/S
Jedi1969 15 Jul Lead
with J
with J
smudge 4 Jul Solo rpt
smudge 3 Jul Lead O/S
with Rob Wymer
with Rob Wymer
mrphilipoldham 2 Jul Lead O/S
with sassan
with sassan
sassan 2 Jul 2nd β
bonebag 30 Jun Lead Climbing with Ann, Daniel, Jamie and Jane. My lead and Daniel second. A two star route. Weather was overcast with a few sunny spells and a moderate cold W wind.
with Jane, Jamie, Daniel, Ann
Climbing with Ann, Daniel, Jamie and Jane. My lead and Daniel second. A two star route. Weather was overcast with a few sunny spells and a moderate cold W wind.
with Jane, Jamie, Daniel, Ann
Graeme Hammond 29 Apr 2nd rpt
Hidden 29 Apr Lead
Hidden 21 Apr Lead
Hidden 21 Apr 2nd
sammyblack 21 Apr 2nd
Hidden 7 Apr 2nd
Callum Clark 30 Mar Lead O/S
WillRhodes 6 Feb Lead O/S Thrutched somewhat. Was a bit damp and green, no surprises there.
Thrutched somewhat. Was a bit damp and green, no surprises there.
runestone ?? Lead
deruiter14 3 Nov, 2018 Lead O/S
ndraper1 19 Jul, 2018 Solo
jimmysdead 27 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
with DPC Rob
with DPC Rob
PhilIpGBailey 22 Jun, 2018 2nd
with Skinflint
with Skinflint
pguilloux 10 Jun, 2018 2nd
Pete Randall 10 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
with Pascal G
with Pascal G
rajeshwarbisht 9 Jun, 2018 2nd RP
with gar0cky
with gar0cky
gar0cky 9 Jun, 2018 Lead G/U Completed on Raj gear after backed off exit
Completed on Raj gear after backed off exit
Oplumb 26 May, 2018 Lead O/S
with matt sims
with matt sims
josefft 20 May, 2018 2nd O/S
with Dave Clay, Krzysztof Czechowicz
with Dave Clay, Krzysztof Czechowicz
Hidden 21 Apr, 2018 Lead
Chris Murray 3 Jun, 2017 Lead
with DMC
with DMC
DMC 3 Jun, 2017 2nd O/S
Kitty27 31 May, 2017 Lead O/S Very good climb!
with Mike W
Very good climb!
with Mike W
tedswag 21 May, 2017 Lead O/S Dom found it hard on second.
Dom found it hard on second.
themattyshep 21 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S
with Lenipen
with Lenipen
Lenipen 21 Apr, 2017 2nd β
Ids1165 ??, 2017 Lead
LukeWS 20 Nov, 2016 Lead O/S Very green top out!
with Rob Elkington
Very green top out!
with Rob Elkington
melv 9 Oct, 2016 Lead O/S
with Fi
with Fi
BarbsMurray 17 Sep, 2016 2nd
with Mikey
with Mikey
Paul Guerin 25 Jun, 2016 Lead O/S Great climb. Really struggled with the top out. Tried to jam it but lay backing was easier.
Great climb. Really struggled with the top out. Tried to jam it but lay backing was easier.
Hidden 15 May, 2016 2nd O/S
Hidden 14 May, 2016 Lead O/S
Humm1985 14 May, 2016 2nd
gavster 8 May, 2016 Lead
with Ruthie, Ad
with Ruthie, Ad
Stotty_88 8 May, 2016 2nd O/S
with gavster
with gavster
Hidden 23 Apr, 2016 Lead O/S
mjeffery 20 Apr, 2016 Lead O/S
JHiley 17 Apr, 2016 Lead O/S Quite smelly.
with NinaR
Quite smelly.
with NinaR
NinaR 17 Apr, 2016 2nd O/S Enough to bridge on. Enjoyed the sit down rest before the finish.
with JHiley
Enough to bridge on. Enjoyed the sit down rest before the finish.
with JHiley
Tom McCabe 13 Mar, 2016 2nd O/S Good jams, but very sharp pebbles! Barefoot.
with Andrei Markin
Good jams, but very sharp pebbles! Barefoot.
with Andrei Markin
Hidden 11 Oct, 2015 Lead O/S
mop449 3 Oct, 2015 TR O/S
jules1990 13 Sep, 2015 Lead O/S
with Hannah Collard
with Hannah Collard
Jules Lane 16 Aug, 2015 2nd O/S Awful, awkward struggle.
with Mynydd Paul Justin
Awful, awkward struggle.
with Mynydd Paul Justin
Andy Hardy 16 Aug, 2015 2nd rpt
Joe90 20 Jun, 2015 Lead
with Trig
with Trig
Nomes 12 Jun, 2015 Lead O/S
darrenpp 12 Jun, 2015 2nd
with Nomes
with Nomes
Flavio 6 Jun, 2015 Solo O/S
Rob84 3 Jun, 2015 2nd rpt
with Dan M
with Dan M
Adamski1986 25 Apr, 2015 2nd
with Zoe Strong
with Zoe Strong
PeteWilson 21 Apr, 2015 Solo O/S very hot, in trainers, thought I should do it at some point, jam jam jam :)
very hot, in trainers, thought I should do it at some point, jam jam jam :)
Hidden 14 Apr, 2015 2nd
BoulderyDave 14 Apr, 2015 Lead O/S Well protected but both moves a little tricky if you can't jam
Well protected but both moves a little tricky if you can't jam
Hidden 7 Mar, 2015 2nd O/S
jack_44 7 Mar, 2015 Lead
Mike W ??, 2015 Lead
Rob Gillespie ??, 2015 Lead O/S
adie84 ??, 2015 -
Kirill 15 Nov, 2014 Lead O/S
with cem
with cem
robblowen 15 Nov, 2014 Lead O/S Packs a lot in for such a short route, really nice.
with munch88
Packs a lot in for such a short route, really nice.
with munch88
cem 15 Nov, 2014 2nd rpt
with Kirill
with Kirill
munch88 15 Nov, 2014 2nd β
John Holden 12 Sep, 2014 2nd
with John Wilson
with John Wilson
Sciguy 12 Sep, 2014 2nd O/S
with John Wilson
with John Wilson
TGreen 9 Jul, 2014 Lead O/S
Rosie Henstock 9 Jul, 2014 2nd O/S
with TGreen
with TGreen
mapperley samurai 6 Jul, 2014 2nd
with Michael H
with Michael H
Michael-H 5 Jul, 2014 Lead
Derek Furze 18 Jun, 2014 Lead
with Paul Wheeler
with Paul Wheeler
vinspin 21 May, 2014 Lead O/S
with kaz
with kaz
Rory Bascombe 21 May, 2014 2nd O/S
with Ben clark
with Ben clark
Tiinster 18 Apr, 2014 Lead O/S please I got this one. thread round the chock stone and up.
with Lee
please I got this one. thread round the chock stone and up.
with Lee
deacondeacon 30 Mar, 2014 Solo O/S
james.slater 24 Mar, 2014 2nd O/S Awkward but great!
Awkward but great!
Hidden 2 Feb, 2014 2nd
TobyA 2 Feb, 2014 Lead O/S
with TonyB
with TonyB
dtbrad ??, 2014 Lead O/S
Dingchav ??, 2014 2nd
sgl0jd ??, 2014 -
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 10 Nov, 2013 Solo O/S
howsthebeef 20 Oct, 2013 TR dog
with M. Moore
with M. Moore
cem 19 Oct, 2013 2nd Wet.
with Deniz Sumengen, Ian Frith
Wet.
with Deniz Sumengen, Ian Frith
Pete Nugent 22 Sep, 2013 Lead rpt
with Paul Burgess
with Paul Burgess
lcullum7 25 Aug, 2013 Lead O/S
with Dave Lomax
with Dave Lomax
Hidden 27 Jul, 2013 Lead O/S
Paul Hy 3 Jul, 2013 Lead O/S
Mayaculpa 29 Jun, 2013 Lead First HS 4b lead. Really pumpy !!
with Kyle87
First HS 4b lead. Really pumpy !!
with Kyle87
Andy Hardy 25 Jun, 2013 Lead O/S
Hidden 9 Jun, 2013 2nd
Ramblin dave 7 Apr, 2013 Lead O/S Burly. Packs a lot into 6m...
with Alison
Burly. Packs a lot into 6m...
with Alison
kez1 1 Feb, 2013 Lead dnf
with nic andrews, andy lees
with nic andrews, andy lees
jack01 7 Oct, 2012 Lead O/S
with emma
with emma
Hidden 7 Oct, 2012 2nd
tombeasley 7 Oct, 2012 2nd
Hidden 22 Sep, 2012 2nd O/S
asmith37 22 Sep, 2012 Lead O/S
Hidden 9 Sep, 2012 2nd
marcduhig 2 Sep, 2012 Lead O/S
j.townley 21 Jul, 2012 Lead O/S
jjclarke70 11 Jul, 2012 Lead O/S
frankcp87 11 Jul, 2012 2nd
with James Clarke
with James Clarke
Double Knee Bar 5 Jul, 2012 2nd rpt
gingerwolf 5 Jul, 2012 Lead O/S
SteveHi 13 Jun, 2012 2nd O/S A little longer, and this would be a classic!
with Nathan Magnall
A little longer, and this would be a classic!
with Nathan Magnall
namagnall 12 Jun, 2012 Lead
Maken 10 Jun, 2012 2nd O/S
with tallsop
with tallsop
terri mc 29 May, 2012 2nd β
with Andy Shardlow
with Andy Shardlow
tom bre 24 May, 2012 Lead O/S More clean ground up as I tried a couple of ways to do the two cruxes. No falls or weighting gear. Panicked topping out and nearly fluffed it! Nice moves good value for severe grade.
More clean ground up as I tried a couple of ways to do the two cruxes. No falls or weighting gear. Panicked topping out and nearly fluffed it! Nice moves good value for severe grade.
rockwing 23 May, 2012 Lead O/S
Stuart William 21 May, 2012 2nd dog
with Lewis M
with Lewis M
Hidden 1 Apr, 2012 Lead
Julesthe1st 1 Apr, 2012 2nd O/S
Hidden 1 Apr, 2012 2nd
Keendan 10 Mar, 2012 Solo O/S
Hidden 26 Feb, 2012 2nd O/S
tompilgrem 26 Feb, 2012 2nd O/S
Morgan P 26 Feb, 2012 Lead O/S Beautiful crack and beautiful moves.
with Tara O'Neil
Beautiful crack and beautiful moves.
with Tara O'Neil
JaseSSDD 25 Feb, 2012 2nd
with Andy Eaton
with Andy Eaton
david morse 11 Feb, 2012 Lead O/S Top out covered in verglas. Banter
with josh, lole
Top out covered in verglas. Banter
with josh, lole
Hidden 11 Feb, 2012 2nd
nick221 14 Jan, 2012 2nd
amy.hill13 13 Jan, 2012 Lead do this one fresh
do this one fresh
Sophie Nunn 7 Jan, 2012 2nd O/S
with Floris
with Floris
Andrew Abraham ??, 2012 Lead Great holds, nice fun route
Great holds, nice fun route
Hidden ??, 2012 -
tzettle ??, 2012 -
GermanAlex 29 Oct, 2011 Lead O/S no way 4b, tricky even for a 4c but excellent fun.
with xander
no way 4b, tricky even for a 4c but excellent fun.
with xander
bobpilgrem 14 Oct, 2011 Lead O/S well protected on solid jams.
with Bob/Nic
well protected on solid jams.
with Bob/Nic
Hidden 27 Sep, 2011 Lead
Hidden 27 Sep, 2011 AltLd
Hidden 13 Sep, 2011 Lead
Hedley 10 Sep, 2011 Lead O/S
with Roger Lord
with Roger Lord
victim of mathematics 13 Aug, 2011 Lead O/S 4c to get established and 4c to top out. I've climbed easier VSs. Good fun.
with SCC
4c to get established and 4c to top out. I've climbed easier VSs. Good fun.
with SCC
Hidden 13 Aug, 2011 2nd O/S
Ab Wilson 24 Jul, 2011 2nd O/S Superb effort from Tom as his second ever lead. Essentially two very full on sequences with an excellent rest in between. Good gear all the way.
with Tom Carter
Superb effort from Tom as his second ever lead. Essentially two very full on sequences with an excellent rest in between. Good gear all the way.
with Tom Carter
Hidden 12 Jul, 2011 Solo O/S
williamsd79 2 Jul, 2011 Lead O/S
HIGHTOWER 2 Jul, 2011 2nd
Rob Davies 1 Jun, 2011 Lead
with Angus McLean
with Angus McLean
Kyle87 ?Jun, 2011 Lead O/S
bennys89 ?Jun, 2011 -
OMSKB 17 May, 2011 Lead damp green top out
with Richard Winfield
damp green top out
with Richard Winfield
Actionflack 24 Apr, 2011 TR O/S
JaseSSDD 21 Apr, 2011 2nd β
with Ant Bury, Ian Barker
with Ant Bury, Ian Barker
Double Knee Bar 29 Mar, 2011 Lead O/S
with EZ
with EZ
Hidden 26 Mar, 2011 Lead
TM_Horton 23 Mar, 2011 Lead O/S
with addam
with addam
ryansb90 12 Mar, 2011 2nd β Nice jamming
Nice jamming
Smudge03 3 Mar, 2011 Lead O/S
with Dux
with Dux
Dux 3 Mar, 2011 2nd O/S
Hidden 24 Oct, 2010 2nd
Hidden 22 Sep, 2010 2nd
Alex Winter 22 Sep, 2010 Lead O/S
Alistair Corbett 22 Sep, 2010 2nd
with ben peake
with ben peake
tigertim 8 Sep, 2010 2nd
Hidden 6 Jul, 2010 Solo O/S
Hidden ?Jul, 2010 Solo
Hidden 15 May, 2010 Lead O/S
chris_r 24 Apr, 2010 Lead O/S
with JonBray
with JonBray
Hidden 6 Apr, 2010 Lead O/S
jkarran 3 Apr, 2010 2nd Tough. Seems I'm not very good at wide cracks
with GrantB
Tough. Seems I'm not very good at wide cracks
with GrantB
GrantB 3 Apr, 2010 Lead
with jkarran
with jkarran
will randall ?Apr, 2010 Lead O/S green as can be on the top out
with sarah
green as can be on the top out
with sarah
peaches69 29 Mar, 2010 2nd rpt
with Cossar
with Cossar
Cossar 28 Mar, 2010 Lead O/S
Hidden ?Mar, 2010 2nd
peaches69 7 Feb, 2010 Lead O/S
with tom stenson
with tom stenson
Hidden ??, 2010 Lead
keith leonard ??, 2010 -
jimlear ??, 2010 -
GF ??, 2010 -
mark89 18 Oct, 2009 Lead
Carl Hanaghan 27 Aug, 2009 Lead
with Gh1
with Gh1
Gh1 27 Aug, 2009 2nd
garywong 12 Jul, 2009 Lead O/S
rachaeldanks 12 Jul, 2009 2nd
with mark s
with mark s
rob wmc 11 Jul, 2009 2nd O/S
with Alan
with Alan
Hidden 11 Jul, 2009 Lead O/S
Hidden 28 Jun, 2009 2nd dog
neilpotter 24 Jun, 2009 TR O/S
Hidden 20 Jun, 2009 Lead O/S
chris m fisher 20 Jun, 2009 2nd
with Don + Graham
with Don + Graham
Graeme Hammond 16 Jun, 2009 Solo O/S found the very top hard hard on solo but would have laybacked away more confidently on lead. Not as hard as the guide makes out lower down on solid jams!
found the very top hard hard on solo but would have laybacked away more confidently on lead. Not as hard as the guide makes out lower down on solid jams!
Hidden 23 May, 2009 Lead
highclimber ?May, 2009 -
nickwhimster 12 Apr, 2009 TR
with andy abraham
with andy abraham
Rob Laird 10 Apr, 2009 Lead O/S
with Luke
with Luke
Peakology 8 Apr, 2009 Lead O/S
Chalky Cat 8 Apr, 2009 2nd O/S
Simon Holden (LCandCC) 1 Mar, 2009 2nd O/S
with Pete Nugent
with Pete Nugent
koopa ??, 2009 -
RM199 ??, 2009 -
Andrew Abraham ??, 2009 Lead O/S
Hidden ??, 2009 Lead
Daymo ?Jun, 2008 TR
Hidden 29 May, 2008 Lead O/S
AlexRenshaw 5 May, 2008 Lead
with Tim Raffle, Thomas Renshaw
with Tim Raffle, Thomas Renshaw
Sankey 17 Feb, 2008 2nd O/S
with John + Eddy
with John + Eddy
daveagriff ??, 2008 Lead
Hidden ??, 2008 Lead
Goose4 ??, 2008 Lead O/S
Hidden 16 Nov, 2007 Solo
nicki_2712 4 Nov, 2007 2nd Tricky start, yet awesome once done!
with Sam Howell
Tricky start, yet awesome once done!
with Sam Howell
kendogcatchy 20 Oct, 2007 TR
prof_vague 20 Oct, 2007 2nd O/S
flyboy86 ?Oct, 2007 Lead O/S
Hidden 17 Sep, 2007 Lead O/S
unfit 14 Sep, 2007 2nd
with matt w
with matt w
JWB 5 Aug, 2007 Lead O/S
Chris Lyon 30 Jul, 2007 Lead O/S
with Tom Whitehead
with Tom Whitehead
jdgaventa ?May, 2007 Lead
joe_alexander 8 Apr, 2007 Lead dog
crazydaisy 8 Apr, 2007 2nd
Hidden 8 Apr, 2007 Lead O/S
Hidden 6 Apr, 2007 Lead O/S
Williams 6 Apr, 2007 2nd O/S
with Joss Thomas
with Joss Thomas
Maciek ?Apr, 2007 Lead O/S
with P.J.
with P.J.
rachelwheatcroft ?Jan, 2007 2nd Hated it
with Marvino
Hated it
with Marvino
Birdo ??, 2007 -
with Dave Bird
with Dave Bird
Simon Caldwell 4 Nov, 2006 Lead O/S Tricky for 4b, but well protected, and easier than it looks from below.
with Carmen and Dave E
Tricky for 4b, but well protected, and easier than it looks from below.
with Carmen and Dave E
daza 29 Oct, 2006 Lead O/S
with Ceara
with Ceara
Hidden 24 Jun, 2006 2nd dnf
lost.arrow 22 Apr, 2006 -
with Perry Yapp
with Perry Yapp
Steve Banham ??, 2006 Lead rpt
with wig
with wig
John Lisle ??, 2006 -
pauldrew ??, 2006 Lead
Hidden 7 Aug, 2005 Lead O/S
adam carless 14 May, 2005 2nd
Hidden 14 May, 2005 Lead O/S
John Eley ?May, 2005 Lead O/S
coffeepot 19 Mar, 2005 2nd
with jelaby
with jelaby
Hidden ?Sep, 2004 Lead O/S
donkster ?Sep, 2004 2nd O/S
with trigg
with trigg
Andy Clarke 31 May, 2004 Lead O/S
with Dale
with Dale
FrankW 15 May, 2004 Lead O/S
with Laura
with Laura
dannyboy83 ?May, 2004 Solo O/S
g2 ?Jan, 2004 -
Mark Stevenson 19 Jun, 2003 Solo O/S
Becca_itd 26 Apr, 2003 2nd
Hidden 26 Apr, 2003 Lead
Chesh ??, 2003 Lead
with ScotsPaul
with ScotsPaul
CurlyStevo ??, 2003 Lead
mark s ??, 2003 Solo
Mark Salter 21 Apr, 2002 Lead
with Chris Shorrock
with Chris Shorrock
Gus ??, 2002 Solo
John H Bull (tcfka Bullybones) ??, 2001 Lead
rocktigger ??, 1999 Solo O/S
craig h 8 Oct, 1998 Solo O/S
with Jamie Lillieman
with Jamie Lillieman
Martin Bennett 27 Oct, 1997 -
with Cec
with Cec
Chris Murray ?Jun, 1996 Lead
with Richard Bower
with Richard Bower
alan moore ??, 1996 -
nai ??, 1995 Solo
stokienomad 2 Jul, 1992 Lead
Hidden 5 Oct, 1991 Lead
Roget 16 May, 1990 Solo O/S
andrew300169 ??, 1990 -
Iain Thow 19 Oct, 1988 Lead
with Ken (Aston), Ash (Aston)
with Ken (Aston), Ash (Aston)
tlr ?Jun, 1988 TR
with Fin and Nick
with Fin and Nick
andy gittins ??, 1984 -
The Reaper 22 Mar, 1979 -
rogerskews ??, 1976 Solo
Rog Wilko ?May, 1971 Lead
with Debbie Wilkinson
with Debbie Wilkinson
mikej 3 May, 1970 Solo
with E C/W
with E C/W
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