8m.

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8m. The right-leaning crack is best climbed by awkward laybacking, just plug in a unit and go! Easy for the bold. © Rockfax

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ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, Peak Bouldering - bold-star Western-Grit sub 7s, Bouldering cracks

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Pythonist 21 Aug, 2006 Show βeta
βeta: Great laybacking. Easy for anyone who's confident soloer, but might be a tad hard for those trying to place gear on their first VS!
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βeta: Great laybacking. Easy for anyone who's confident soloer, but might be a tad hard for those trying to place gear on their first VS!
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Hidden 17 Aug Lead O/S
Wanderlust 17 Aug Lead dnf Brutally pumpy! And found the pull up to the ledge a bit go-ey.
with riff156
Brutally pumpy! And found the pull up to the ledge a bit go-ey.
with riff156
Wanderlust 17 Aug 2nd β Easier on second, of course! Tough route, though.
with riff156
Easier on second, of course! Tough route, though.
with riff156
fredludlow 31 Mar 2nd dog
Hidden 23 Feb Sent
Andrew Barker 13 Feb Solo O/S
JayAyBee 24 Dec, 2018 Sent x Above 4 pads. Feels high!
with TedT
Above 4 pads. Feels high!
with TedT
gaz.marshall 24 Dec, 2018 Sent
WillRhodes 26 Nov, 2018 Solo O/S Above two pads. Probably could have lead, in retrospect, but really good.
Above two pads. Probably could have lead, in retrospect, but really good.
spidey 22 Sep, 2018 Lead O/S Just a couple of size 4 cams required! Leave the R.P’s in your sack!
with Giorgio
Just a couple of size 4 cams required! Leave the R.P’s in your sack!
with Giorgio
GeorgiePorgie1 22 Sep, 2018 2nd With Ryan. Short lived, but very pumpy. Reminded me of Elephant Ear at Newstones.
With Ryan. Short lived, but very pumpy. Reminded me of Elephant Ear at Newstones.
Southall4000 20 May, 2018 2nd O/S
with smudge
with smudge
smudge 20 May, 2018 Lead O/S
IWasJack 12 May, 2018 2nd O/S
with Rory
with Rory
Jamiewalkerjones 12 May, 2018 2nd
FeargalR 12 May, 2018 Lead O/S
mop449 12 Apr, 2018 Sent β The worst climbing experience of my life. The top crack was harrowing. Trapped my right leg and couldn't go up or down. Paid a pound of flesh from my thigh/knee/ankle to get through the end. A poor choice of warm up.
The worst climbing experience of my life. The top crack was harrowing. Trapped my right leg and couldn't go up or down. Paid a pound of flesh from my thigh/knee/ankle to get through the end. A poor choice of warm up.
JackRamsden7 ?Mar, 2018 -
highrepute 24 Feb, 2018 Sent
James Oakes 7 Jan, 2018 Solo O/S
ferdia 7 Jan, 2018 Sent O/S
Stotty_88 19 Nov, 2017 Solo O/S
darrenpp 13 Aug, 2017 Sent x
Dan_Hill11 ?Jun, 2017 TR β
Dave Cale 19 Feb, 2017 Sent O/S
with CLedden
with CLedden
Jmpollard 5 Feb, 2017 Sent Great fistjams to start, had to briefly layback before getting involved in the wide upper section. Lots of fun!
with Imperial Lot, Xride20
Great fistjams to start, had to briefly layback before getting involved in the wide upper section. Lots of fun!
with Imperial Lot, Xride20
Stopsy 4 Dec, 2016 Sent O/S
with Kinge
with Kinge
Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing 23 Oct, 2016 Sent
with Tom Ripley, Duncan Campbell
with Tom Ripley, Duncan Campbell
Tom Ripley 23 Oct, 2016 Sent
Duncan Campbell 23 Oct, 2016 Sent O/S Great fun for the many, not the few ;)
Great fun for the many, not the few ;)
bummingham 17 Sep, 2016 2nd dog Tried to lead. Got two good cams in but ran out of strength. Joe flew up. Then more hard work getting cams out.
Tried to lead. Got two good cams in but ran out of strength. Joe flew up. Then more hard work getting cams out.
fuzzysheep01 17 Sep, 2016 Lead O/S
Somerset swede basher 22 Apr, 2016 Solo O/S
Hidden 16 Jan, 2016 Sent O/S
Robin Nichols 22 Nov, 2015 Solo O/S
with Jemma
with Jemma
Jules Lane 11 Oct, 2015 2nd O/S Great to second but well scary to lead.
with Mynydd Richard W
Great to second but well scary to lead.
with Mynydd Richard W
Hidden 24 Sep, 2015 Solo O/S
JBO 24 Aug, 2015 Solo O/S
Ky 17 Aug, 2015 Lead
Andrew Abraham 17 Aug, 2015 2nd rpt
with Ky
with Ky
TGreen 3 Jul, 2015 Lead O/S
Rosie Henstock 3 Jul, 2015 2nd rpt
with TGreen
with TGreen
Rosie Henstock 16 Jun, 2015 TR dog
mapperley samurai 9 Jun, 2015 2nd
with Lewis Holmes
with Lewis Holmes
Flavio 8 Jun, 2015 Solo O/S
Andy Myers 8 Jun, 2015 Sent O/S Fantastic feature
Fantastic feature
Will Murphy 7 Jun, 2015 Sent O/S
deacondeacon 6 Apr, 2015 Lead Well good
Well good
Andy Peak 1 6 Apr, 2015 Solo O/S Jam jam jam good feat lay away get leg stuck in top crack love it.
with Andrew Deckon
Jam jam jam good feat lay away get leg stuck in top crack love it.
with Andrew Deckon
Rob Gillespie ?Feb, 2015 Solo O/S
Toby ??, 2015 -
Paul ablitt 1 Nov, 2014 Lead O/S
Landy_Dom 3 Aug, 2014 Lead O/S Lead clean on sight. Pre-loaded a Dragon 6 (my only large cam) onto the rope and held it in my teeth. Strenuous moves up to the horizontal break, placed the one and only runner, then battled to the top fearful of the run out approaching, then passing, the ground fall point. Scary.
with Tess Gallagher, Otis
Lead clean on sight. Pre-loaded a Dragon 6 (my only large cam) onto the rope and held it in my teeth. Strenuous moves up to the horizontal break, placed the one and only runner, then battled to the top fearful of the run out approaching, then passing, the ground fall point. Scary.
with Tess Gallagher, Otis
Hidden 11 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S
jimmatthews 1 Jun, 2014 Solo O/S Our biggest cam was too small.
Our biggest cam was too small.
Joemanglerocks 19 Apr, 2014 Lead
with Satoshi Kimura
with Satoshi Kimura
mapperley samurai 29 Mar, 2014 Lead O/S Not half bad. Made more interesting by the fact I used the only 2 bits of gear that would fit on the first 1/3, finishing with a size 3 cam balanced percariously on the tips of its lobes in the only bit that it would fit. It subsequently fell out. Wider than it looks at the top. 3 large (min size 4) cams recommended.
with Blake, Michael H, Ben Moss
Not half bad. Made more interesting by the fact I used the only 2 bits of gear that would fit on the first 1/3, finishing with a size 3 cam balanced percariously on the tips of its lobes in the only bit that it would fit. It subsequently fell out. Wider than it looks at the top. 3 large (min size 4) cams recommended.
with Blake, Michael H, Ben Moss
Michael-H 22 Mar, 2014 2nd mixture of laybacking and painful jamming!
mixture of laybacking and painful jamming!
Hidden 10 Jan, 2014 Solo
Hidden 10 Jan, 2014 Solo
Dan Geh 29 Dec, 2013 Sent O/S
with tgeh
with tgeh
tgeh 29 Dec, 2013 Sent
with Dan Geh
with Dan Geh
edmitchell 21 Sep, 2013 TR Literally running with water!
Literally running with water!
emmarowe 21 Sep, 2013 2nd
Andrew Abraham 24 Jul, 2013 Lead O/S Harder than I expected, a lot of effort for a warm up route, good climb though!
with Ceara
Harder than I expected, a lot of effort for a warm up route, good climb though!
with Ceara
Alistair Corbett 16 Jun, 2013 Solo O/S
sgl0jd 19 May, 2013 Lead
Diggler 6 Apr, 2013 Solo O/S
with Calder
with Calder
Hidden 24 Feb, 2013 Sent O/S
Hidden 18 Feb, 2013 Sent O/S
sam corbett ??, 2013 Solo O/S
Graeme Hammond 8 Dec, 2012 Solo O/S excellent worth a couple of stars at least if soloing, probably a pain to protect if leading without some big gear.
excellent worth a couple of stars at least if soloing, probably a pain to protect if leading without some big gear.
Hidden 2 Dec, 2012 Solo O/S
Stuart Johnston 2 Dec, 2012 Solo
with Aly
with Aly
Hidden 18 Nov, 2012 Solo β
Phil Layton 12 Jul, 2012 Solo dnf
simeclimb68 12 Jul, 2012 Solo rpt
yarrow 28 Apr, 2012 Sent O/S
timmyhobby 5 Apr, 2012 Solo RP the way to do this is defiantly not to jam!
the way to do this is defiantly not to jam!
Ian Broome 14 Jan, 2012 Sent
dickie01 14 Jan, 2012 Lead O/S
with Joe Heasman
with Joe Heasman
Hidden ??, 2012 -
PAJames ??, 2012 -
Hidden ??, 2012 Solo
AlexRenshaw 6 Nov, 2011 Solo
TM_Horton 28 Oct, 2011 Solo O/S awesome place, awesome atmosphere and a awesome climb.
awesome place, awesome atmosphere and a awesome climb.
Ky 27 Sep, 2011 Solo
with Dom
with Dom
Hidden 20 Jul, 2011 Solo O/S
Hidden 17 Apr, 2011 2nd O/S
edmitchell 18 Mar, 2011 2nd O/S
Adam Booth 18 Mar, 2011 Lead O/S
simeclimb68 22 Jan, 2011 Solo O/S
SteveOc 9 Jan, 2011 Solo O/S
with Foley
with Foley
Rory Shaw ??, 2011 -
buxtoncoffeelover ?Dec, 2010 2nd
vanderz 27 Nov, 2010 Solo O/S
danJBA 23 Nov, 2010 Solo
tedj234 25 Sep, 2010 -
with Kate Campbell
with Kate Campbell
Lenny 24 Jul, 2010 2nd dog
with Paul
with Paul
climbing_wiggy 24 Jul, 2010 Lead dog took 1 fall, lowered off, then completed the climb
with Leon
took 1 fall, lowered off, then completed the climb
with Leon
bobpilgrem 18 May, 2010 TR β could not manage the lead- but got it clean on T/R. Size 5 cam protects top of crack.
with Bob/Nic
could not manage the lead- but got it clean on T/R. Size 5 cam protects top of crack.
with Bob/Nic
jowgli 1 Mar, 2010 Sent O/S
Ebarnes ??, 2010 -
Hidden 23 Aug, 2009 Solo
Smudge03 13 Aug, 2009 Solo O/S
with dja
with dja
Col Allott 30 Dec, 2008 Solo O/S
Dave Bond 7 Dec, 2008 Solo O/S
The Bad Cough 7 Jun, 2008 Lead O/S
with Lee Bonner
with Lee Bonner
dannyboy83 ?May, 2008 Solo O/S
Peakology 25 Mar, 2008 Lead O/S Awkward laybacking, done in a horizontal blizzard. The rock was very very cold. Retreated to Warslow pub for free beer.
Awkward laybacking, done in a horizontal blizzard. The rock was very very cold. Retreated to Warslow pub for free beer.
Chalky Cat 25 Mar, 2008 2nd O/S Have now tried climbing in freezing blizzard and don't like it (too much pain for the fingers and toes) shame because the line itself was nice.
Have now tried climbing in freezing blizzard and don't like it (too much pain for the fingers and toes) shame because the line itself was nice.
daveagriff ??, 2008 Lead
Jus 29 Sep, 2007 Solo With mats
With mats
Jack Symmons 16 Sep, 2007 Solo
with Chris T
with Chris T
Mike W 18 May, 2007 Sent O/S
Toby Dunn 28 Mar, 2007 Solo O/S
with dave evans
with dave evans
daza 17 Mar, 2007 2nd
with Sam D
with Sam D
Boy ??, 2007 -
Hidden 26 Sep, 2006 Solo O/S
dan gibson 17 Sep, 2006 Lead O/S
with helen gibson
with helen gibson
Hidden 3 Sep, 2006 Lead O/S
a_d_tru 3 Sep, 2006 2nd Take BIG friends - desperate without!
Take BIG friends - desperate without!
Pythonist 11 Aug, 2006 Solo O/S
with teapot
with teapot
Hidden 11 Aug, 2006 Lead
feilx 29 Jul, 2006 Solo
Hidden 4 Mar, 2006 Sent O/S
Hidden 21 Jan, 2006 Solo
John Lisle ??, 2006 -
rob1 31 Oct, 2004 2nd
Andy Clarke 31 Oct, 2004 Lead rpt
with rob1, Dale
with rob1, Dale
ASchwirtz 18 Jul, 2004 Lead O/S
with Shona D'arcy
with Shona D'arcy
dominic lee ?Jun, 2004 Solo O/S
with daniel lee
with daniel lee
Jon Read ?May, 2004 Solo O/S
with Debs
with Debs
Gus ??, 2004 Solo
mark s ??, 2003 -
Hidden 28 Sep, 2002 Lead
Hidden ??, 1997 Lead O/S
Mark Kemball 21 Apr, 1995 Solo
nai ??, 1992 Solo
Roget 13 Apr, 1990 Solo O/S
Mark Kemball 11 May, 1977 Solo dnf
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