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8m. The acute arete by some pleasantly mild laybacking. © Rockfax

Hidden 16/Sep Lead O/S
stevethomas 13/Aug Solo
RichT 18/Jun Lead O/S
with Helen
apana790 13/May 2nd
Lenipen 27/Jan 2nd
themattyshep 27/Jan 2nd O/S
with Rob M
Rob_Morris1996 27/Jan Lead O/S

Rime at the top...

yossarian714 23/Oct/16 Lead O/S
with Martyn
Hidden 09/Oct/16 Lead O/S
Jweden2 26/Aug/16 2nd
Frankie Doodle 15/Aug/16 Lead O/S
with Andy, kez1
cragtyke 19/Jul/16 Solo
Rob Gillespie 13/Jul/16 Solo O/S
Hidden 18/Jun/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Jun/16 Lead rpt
laurence orchard 08/Jun/16 Solo O/S
Dave Garnett 29/May/16 Solo
James-Shenfield 23/Apr/16 Lead
JA_climb 23/Apr/16 Lead O/S
C May 13/Mar/16 Lead O/S
with Tim
Longsufferingropeholder 13/Mar/16 2nd O/S
with C May
phleppy 30/Sep/15 Solo
Hidden 26/Sep/15 2nd
DanChad 10/Sep/15 Solo O/S
Chris Murray 10/Sep/15 Solo

Easier than the diff next to it. Gets hvd in bmc which is generous.

tom bre 11/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with Paul
jack 9895 18/Jul/15 Solo O/S
IainMay 18/Jul/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Jun/15 Lead
Hidden 29/May/15 2nd O/S
buxtoncoffeelover 21/May/15 Solo
Jules_Julia 10/May/15 2nd O/S
Nick_Merriman 10/May/15 Lead O/S
fuzzysheep01 24/Apr/15 Solo O/S
Kinge 18/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with CUMS
deacondeacon 06/Apr/15 Solo O/S
abtibbs 07/Mar/15 2nd O/S
with Hugo
jamesgodwin64 21/Sep/14 Solo O/S
with John Cooper
Yobnation 24/Aug/14 TR
Dale ?/Aug/14 Lead O/S

Dam it's raining

with Anna
mky77 27/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Rosie Henstock 26/Jun/14 2nd O/S
TGreen 26/Jun/14 Lead O/S
mrmoe17 23/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Jun/14 Lead
markK6 08/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Simon
BoulderyDave 08/Jun/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 08/Jun/14 2nd O/S
jimshrimp 07/Jun/14 Lead O/S

Lovely climbing, not much gear. Perhaps not the best first outdoor climb of the season. Would be better if longer and more placements for the grade.

Jayster329 21/May/14 2nd O/S

bit easy for an S4a, probably because easier for taller people towards the top. (wish i had time to lead it.)

Ad Shaw 18/Apr/14 Lead O/S
csd23 09/Mar/14 Lead O/S
with Richard Dodds
Hidden 29/Sep/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 28/Sep/13 Lead
Goody 28/Sep/13 2nd O/S
ruthonbike 28/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with Jonathan, Josh, Goody
gpcomps 22/Sep/13 Solo O/S
3kidsandanorton 14/Sep/13 Lead
with Nick L
Zerocks 26/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Sian
sianabanana 26/Aug/13 2nd O/S
with Merten
Ala the 'cat' Piatkowska 22/Jul/13 2nd
with Stuart
jasonpm 21/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Jeremy
Mike Turner 21/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Adam Gosling
AielSavage 14/Jul/13 Lead
rockmaverick ?/Jul/13 Lead

great little climb....protect the crux...a dainty friction-based escape up the final slab

with Ala 'the Cat' Piatkowska
Hidden 15/Jun/13 Lead rpt
Hidden 15/Jun/13 2nd
benny_m 15/Jun/13 2nd rpt
JenEvans 09/Jun/13 2nd
Ricky Layf ?/Jun/13 2nd O/S
with Kate
warrygallace ?/Jun/13 Solo
kate tarrant ?/Jun/13 Lead O/S
johngriffin 25/May/13 Lead O/S
pete1185 07/Apr/13 Lead O/S
tallphil 07/Apr/13 2nd
becca calvert ?/Apr/13 2nd
Hidden 06/Oct/12 2nd
dbm 06/Oct/12 Lead O/S
with Karl Dolder, Kim Minshall
chumleywarner 08/Sep/12 2nd O/S
hazeysunshine 08/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Fred
charley 08/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Sep/12 2nd O/S
carl_123 07/Sep/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 04/Sep/12 2nd O/S
Double Knee Bar 04/Sep/12 Lead rpt
Hidden 22/Aug/12 Lead O/S
dja 22/Aug/12 2nd O/S
Bullybones 18/Aug/12 Solo
puppythedog 10/Aug/12 Solo O/S

Solo'd with a rope, set off to lead it, decided not to place gear and at the committing section could not have and chose to commit. Not quite a full solo because I had a rope attached but full solo feeling when making the crux move.

with Julia
RyanOsborne 28/Jul/12 Lead
frankcp87 12/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with James Clarke
bennys89 ?/Jul/12 Lead
Bisteris 04/Jun/12 2nd O/S
with Glen Du Jardin
Hidden 26/May/12 Solo O/S
AB744 26/May/12 Lead O/S
valentinesbabe 20/May/12 2nd O/S

Excellent climb! Really nice and quite gentle at the grade.

PeteWilson 20/May/12 Solo O/S
Tithe Technique 20/May/12 Lead O/S
benny_m 13/May/12 Lead rpt
Hidden 13/May/12 Lead
Hidden 13/May/12 2nd
Hidden 13/May/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 01/Apr/12 TR O/S
Dan0Me 19/Feb/12 2nd
with Daniel Smedley
Will Caesar ??/2012 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2012 -
solfreak 12/Dec/11 -

Self belay top rope

bavarianGaz 16/Nov/11 2nd rpt
with Andy
Andy Merrick 16/Nov/11 Lead O/S
with Gaz Hatton
jimhall 15/Nov/11 Solo O/S
with Paddy
partz 06/Nov/11 Lead O/S
CLyus 06/Nov/11 -
stle93 06/Oct/11 2nd
with Matt Everett, Chris Lyus
ragabond007 14/Aug/11 Lead

one piece of protection half way but easy climbing

Paul Hy 14/Aug/11 2nd O/S
with Ian
bennys89 ?/Aug/11 -
Andy DJ 03/Jul/11 Lead
with andy
thrutch 26/Jun/11 Solo
gingerwolf 23/Jun/11 Solo β
kez1 14/Jun/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 11/Jun/11 Lead O/S
colin milton 21/May/11 Solo
dpmUK 04/May/11 Lead rpt
with Jen
arctic_jen 04/May/11 2nd
with Dan
tradguy 02/May/11 Lead O/S
JCookie 01/May/11 2nd
with Richard Plater, Nick Gardiner
Hidden 01/May/11 Lead
RiPomc 01/May/11 2nd
with Nick Gardiner
sam coward 23/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Helen
Derikku 14/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Apr/11 Lead
TheLiz 11/Apr/11 2nd
with Josh
adam carless 10/Apr/11 Lead
with scc
Hidden 10/Apr/11 2nd O/S
nickwhimster 01/Apr/11 Solo O/S
Andrew Abraham 01/Apr/11 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Apr/11 2nd
Hidden ?/Apr/11 2nd
antonymcphillips ?/Apr/11 Lead
Daymo 06/Mar/11 Solo
Hidden ??/2011 Solo
matthomas79 28/Nov/10 Lead O/S

great little climb, not a lot of gear hence the grade, but very pleasant arete climbing, shame it wasn't longer.

with Nicola Thomas
Garron 26/Sep/10 Solo β
thebullmaster 24/Sep/10 Lead O/S
with Hayley
sgl0jd 01/Sep/10 Solo
simeclimb68 01/Sep/10 Solo rpt
cj1970 30/Aug/10 Solo O/S
tompilgrem 23/Jul/10 Lead rpt
with Nick/D
SteWatkins ?/Jul/10 -
armouredego 12/Jun/10 Lead O/S
part.tom 12/Jun/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 11/Jun/10 2nd O/S
Double Knee Bar 05/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with TomBond
gingerwolf 05/Jun/10 2nd O/S
Ali H 23/May/10 Lead β
with Dave WXM
Hidden 23/May/10 2nd rpt
bigbobbyking 09/May/10 Solo O/S
lukebowman551 17/Apr/10 2nd
with Duncan Bourne
Tom Lee-Field 15/Apr/10 2nd O/S
with Dan, Gaz
bavarianGaz 15/Apr/10 Solo
Chewie 21/Mar/10 2nd

Nice route but easy for the grade.

with Keren Willcocks
Petarghh 29/Oct/09 Lead O/S
bavarianGaz 28/Oct/09 Lead O/S
with Tom
Tom Lee-Field 28/Oct/09 2nd O/S
with Gaz
Hidden 19/Sep/09 2nd O/S
Protheroe 15/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with Dave C
Hidden 15/Sep/09 2nd
tomparrott 12/Sep/09 Lead
mlmatt 06/Sep/09 Solo O/S
birbeck 19/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Louise
naughtybadboy 21/Jun/09 2nd
with Vic Chambers
Hidden 14/Jun/09 Lead O/S
A Downing 13/Jun/09 Solo O/S
Neil Henson 09/Jun/09 Lead rpt
with Graham Robinson
LivinITlarge ?/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/May/09 Lead O/S
axeman 30/May/09 Solo O/S

easy solo fun climb

with schofield
snakebite 24/May/09 Solo O/S
dannyboy83 11/May/09 Solo O/S
Glyn Davidson 10/May/09 Solo O/S
with Osian
Hidden 10/May/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/May/09 2nd O/S
michael burrows 09/May/09 Solo O/S
benny_m 09/May/09 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/May/09 Lead
Hidden 18/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Em White 18/Apr/09 2nd
with James
tompilgrem 12/Apr/09 Lead O/S

nice route-well worthy of a star-shame not longer. A little commiting to start moving up on arete but holds are goodonce you move up!

with Dad
PaulGreenhead 11/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Kirsty
donkster 11/Apr/09 Solo rpt
Kirsty 11/Apr/09 2nd
Hidden ??/2009 -
Hidden 29/Dec/08 2nd O/S
asmith37 29/Dec/08 Lead O/S
donkster 11/Dec/08 Solo rpt
Hidden 06/Dec/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/Oct/08 Lead
jumpingjimminy 21/Sep/08 TR O/S
with Ellie
HeatherF 14/Sep/08 Solo
Hidden 01/Jul/08 2nd
Hidden 01/Jul/08 Lead
rachelwheatcroft 18/May/08 2nd
with Marvino
Marvino 18/May/08 Lead
with Rach
Hidden 18/May/08 Lead O/S
dpmUK 17/May/08 TR O/S
hapymike 15/May/08 Lead
john lynch 13/May/08 Solo
with rich armour, mike lynch
Hidden ?/May/08 Solo O/S
Ben Hollands 12/Apr/08 Lead O/S
with Wendy Anderson
misterb 17/Feb/08 Lead
with rachel.gregory.helen
Hidden ??/2008 -
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
The Mountain Goat 10/Nov/07 2nd
Somerset swede basher 10/Nov/07 Lead O/S
with Jon Miles
Hidden 12/Oct/07 Lead O/S
Stig 11/Oct/07 Solo
with Charlie Reade-Jahn
mintcake 22/Sep/07 2nd
with John Kelly
Jon Read 15/Sep/07 Solo
with Turner & Sharrat
gazbonutter 28/Aug/07 2nd

Lovely severe worthy of a star again. Only dubious part is laying back off the edge of the arete and trusting your feet but it is a great quality climb.

with Vanessa + Gary
bobpilgrem 19/Jul/07 Lead O/S

lovely little route.

with Bob/Nic
goi.ashmore 16/Jun/07 Solo O/S
captainH 29/Apr/07 TR O/S
Hidden 31/Mar/07 Lead O/S
John Sergeant ??/2007 -
Steve Banham ??/2007 -
chrisallan ??/2007 Solo O/S
Hidden 19/Dec/06 Solo O/S
maybe_si 12/Nov/06 Solo O/S
Si dH 04/Nov/06 Solo O/S

really nice moves at half height. I think having just done Mantis made this feel easier than it would have otherwise, is it quite hard for severe?

with Neil Furniss
fizzy_elephant 07/Oct/06 Solo O/S
with stu
Hidden 11/Sep/06 2nd
Hidden 01/Sep/06 Solo O/S
Hidden 12/Aug/06 Solo O/S
Hidden 09/May/06 Solo
Steve Pardoe 03/May/06 2nd

Nice, "mostly good holds" is right

howlingbaboon ?/May/06 Lead O/S
with Ruthy
FrankW 29/Apr/06 Lead O/S
with Joe
duncan 01/Apr/06 Solo O/S
John Eley ?/Apr/06 Lead O/S
Neil Henson ??/2006 Lead O/S

Expected this to be harder and more poorly protected. Low in the grade.

with Mark Collins
Hidden 24/Sep/05 Lead
Hidden 17/Jul/05 2nd
Caralynh 17/Jul/05 Lead
orb ?/Jun/05 Solo
ArnaudG ?/Jun/05 Solo
Hidden 23/May/05 Lead O/S
Bob M 01/May/05 Lead
with Chris Bristow
Carl Smethurst 04/Sep/04 Solo O/S
Rampikino 08/Aug/04 Lead
with Liz Hay
donkster ?/Aug/04 Solo O/S
with trigg
Brown 06/Mar/04 Solo O/S
Hidden 25/Feb/04 Solo O/S
Andy Clarke 21/Jun/03 Solo O/S
DerwentDiluted 04/Jun/03 Solo
nige pacer 16/Mar/03 Solo O/S
Gus ??/2002 Solo
mark s ??/2002 -
craig h 08/Oct/98 Solo O/S
with Jamie Lillieman
smudge 14/Jul/97 Solo rpt
alan moore ??/1996 -
Hidden ??/1995 -
nai ??/1995 Solo
smudge 05/Jul/93 Solo O/S
OMSKB 27/Mar/93 Solo
smudge ??/1993 Solo O/S
babymoac 19/Apr/92 Solo
SimonN 22/May/91 Solo
Rob Davies ?/Apr/90 Solo
andrew300169 ??/1990 -
Roget 01/Jul/89 Solo O/S
with jim
Iain Thow 17/May/89 Solo
Nigel Bond 28/Mar/87 Solo
Hidden ?/Oct/83 -
Nigel Bond 18/Sep/83 Solo
tapley 03/Oct/74 Lead
with Alison Tapley
mikej 26/Aug/70 Solo
with Stewart Grant
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