Rockfax Description
Tricky moves straight up the wall to a solid (non-yew) tree then continue in the same line to a fingery flake. Step right and press on to the remains of the big yew. Escape right along the break, or abseil from the fixed gear. Almost a sport route now with all the threads. © Rockfax

FA. Paul Nunn Jeff Morgan (1 sling) 1969 1970s

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mrs milf 13/Aug/17 TR

Fantastic route

with John Cook
Lessworkmoreclimbing 16/Jul/17 2nd
with Kev
Noah Near-Theholds 28/May/17 Lead O/S
Andrew Sandercock 02/Apr/17 Lead O/S

Absolutely quality

Hidden 02/Apr/17 2nd rpt
deacondeacon 24/Jul/16 Lead O/S

Quality route. Phil belayed standing next to a dead sheep.

Pete Wimbush 18/Jun/16 Lead O/S
with Richard Williams
Gympaul 04/Oct/15 -
sopaz 19/Sep/15 Lead O/S
with Mackie
admackie 19/Sep/15 Lead rpt

easier than john peel

Palmer 19/Sep/15 2nd
Jonathan Hall 05/Sep/15 Lead
RM199 05/Sep/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Aug/15 Lead rpt
danJBA 18/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with Simon
BTphonehome 19/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with Kasha
kasha_gregson 18/Jul/15 2nd dog
with Bram
the power 17/Jul/15 Lead dog

Haha fuck

with neil
Ardo 17/Jul/15 2nd O/S
benw681 21/Jun/15 Lead rpt

Fun route!

with Hannah
spidey 30/May/15 2nd

like a sport route

with Jimmy
jimbonfire 30/May/15 -
davewsargent 16/May/15 Lead G/U
with jeff ingman, jon shields
jshields 16/May/15 Lead

Repeat, lead, early'90s, great climb.

Hidden ??/2015 -
cem 09/Aug/14 2nd rpt
Graeme Hammond 09/Aug/14 Lead O/S

Quality climbing with great moves on great rock, the E1 version of Ten Craters of Wisdom? Some of the institute threads are a bit overkill as it is easy to thread most of them yourself from rest positions, particularly the one behind the tree when you are standing on a big ledge!!

with Charles
dr_botnik 07/Aug/14 Lead dog
with derek
derekb 07/Aug/14 Lead β

Led 1st time stepping l with 1 fall, rob led and stepped right so I did decent thing - led clean following right line

with Rob
Hidden 15/Jul/14 Lead rpt
the power 01/Jun/14 Lead dog

Got wrong handed fucked it up"TAKE!"haha

admackie 01/Jun/14 Lead

on phils gear

Hidden 01/Jun/14 2nd
JasTaplin 01/Jun/14 2nd
J.Wells 01/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/May/14 Lead O/S
ColinD 31/May/14 Lead
with Craig
eel 13/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Andy J
Robin Nichols 13/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Roger
Bob ??/2014 -
Hidden ??/2014 -
Hidden 22/Sep/13 TR
leon 01/Sep/13 Lead O/S
fabricio 01/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with leon
ashtond6 27/Jul/13 Lead O/S

great route, lovely pockets & awesome moves even to the tree!

jamie ward 27/Jul/13 2nd
with Marcus Harvey
alp79 27/Jul/13 2nd
markalmack 27/May/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 27/May/13 Lead rpt
Si dH 25/May/13 2nd rpt
with Andy
GrantB 07/Sep/12 Lead

Sgrit - Nice Sport route!

Hidden 31/Aug/12 Lead O/S
JEP 18/Aug/12 2nd rpt
Dan Lane 18/Aug/12 Lead β

Great climbing on good holds all the way. Replaced all of the in-situ threads.

with Rach Batt
Batt 18/Aug/12 2nd O/S

Reachy for the short

with Dan
will9911 15/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with Pete Nugent
Pete Nugent 15/Apr/12 2nd dog

Good lead by Will, needed to pull on the gear on the crux section at 3/4 height. We abbed/lowered off from the tree above the dead yew.

with Will Taylor (LC&CC), Rod Campbell
Dizz 26/Mar/12 Lead

Reach issues ... Harder for the short i think! Rested to work it out as could not reach the crux holds! Used a small pocket desperately.

with Matt K
Hidden 25/Mar/12 2nd O/S
MDowson 10/Mar/12 2nd O/S
with sam webb
Martin Haworth 10/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Brannock 10/Mar/12 2nd rpt
PAJames ??/2012 -
cymjt ??/2012 -
Hidden ??/2012 -
Hidden 16/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Sep/11 Lead O/S
marcoleptic 30/Jun/11 Lead dog

Got crux wrong,Went low on traverse, should go right with right hand and high with left.

Andy Hardy 28/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Jonathon Prager
JEP 28/Jun/11 2nd rpt
Mike_Hayes 26/Jun/11 Lead O/S
bigdrew 05/Jun/11 Lead β

On Marks gear.

with Mark R
mark20 05/Jun/11 Lead O/S
biobuild 19/May/11 2nd

first ever e1 i loved it!! amazing

Hidden 29/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Tom Seccombe 01/Jan/11 Lead O/S

Two pitches and two pitch abseil. I the wet

with Brother Nick
rikbattye ??/2011 -
Brannock 15/Aug/10 2nd O/S
Wil Treasure 15/Aug/10 Lead O/S

Sport 6a. Only a couple of nuts needed. Really good.

with brannock
Rich Guest 04/Jun/10 Lead O/S

Great 'Sport Climb'!!

Hidden 04/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Apr/10 Lead
Hidden ??/2010 Lead
Hidden 13/Sep/09 Lead O/S
Misha 05/Sep/09 Lead O/S

Juggy pockets a-plenty, very nice. Some moves looked hard but none actually were hard, don't think it's 5c. Climbed up to the tree from the left, looks there's a variation from the right past a thread. Four more threads on the route, getting a bit old but possible to back them up by threading slings or with other gear.

metal arms 22/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Barry D 22/Aug/09 Lead
with Mel
Hidden 22/Aug/09 2nd
Brown 22/Aug/09 2nd O/S
with James T
Owen W-G 09/Aug/09 Lead O/S

Pleasant and well-pro climbing. 2 cruxes, one (5b) to get off the tree and the second (5c) right near the top, but there's a few good nuts and insitu threads abound.

with Si & Andy
Hidden 14/Jul/09 Lead O/S
Si dH 14/Jul/09 2nd O/S
with Neil Furniss
gazfellows 24/Jun/09 2nd
with shaun d
gazfellows 24/Jun/09 2nd
with shaun d
mic_b 24/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with mrsbate
Hidden 23/Jun/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 24/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Jon Read 02/Aug/08 Lead
with Mark Sharrat & Andi Turner
mark s 02/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with jon read andi t
Hidden 21/May/08 Lead
Hidden 24/Jul/07 2nd
Ian Broome 14/Jul/07 Lead β
with Bob
Ropeboy 15/Apr/07 Lead
Coel Hellier 31/Mar/07 Lead
goi.ashmore 08/Jul/06 Lead RP

Slipped off!

with John Marsland
John Marsland 08/Jul/06 2nd
with Goi
Boy ??/2006 -
chrishedgehog 11/Oct/05 Lead O/S
with Erwin Bottomley
Chris the Tall 15/Jul/05 Lead rpt

Virtually a sports route but fine moves

Dave Bond 08/Sep/04 Lead O/S
with sharon
Hidden 17/Apr/04 Lead
Phill Mitch ??/2004 Lead O/S
with john d
pauldrew 04/Oct/03 -
pete johnson 04/Oct/03 -
cem 06/Jul/02 Lead O/S
with James Gregory
Bullybones ??/2002 -
Budge 17/Sep/00 Lead
with Rich, Mike Oates
Hidden 09/Apr/00 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Apr/97 Lead
Hidden 01/Mar/97 Lead
craig h 29/Apr/96 Lead O/S
with Janet Hannah
Hidden ?/Nov/95 Lead O/S
andy_pemberton 28/Oct/95 Lead

v. nice. + seconded 12.5.1996

Gordon Stainforth 15/Oct/95 2nd
with Richard McHardy, Barbara McHardy, Steve Dean
Daniel Wrightson ?/Oct/95 Lead O/S
with Olivia Horner
Chris the Tall ?/Apr/95 Lead β
with Bill G
nickcanute ??/1995 Lead
Hidden 28/Aug/94 Lead
Marti999 ?/May/94 2nd O/S
with john
Backinthegame 19/Mar/94 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/1994 Lead O/S
robtrooper ??/1994 Lead O/S
Bruce Kerr 27/Mar/93 Lead
with Perric Crellin
Hidden 20/Sep/92 AltLd
Ena ?/Jul/92 Lead rpt


Rob Davies 20/Apr/92 Lead

Possibly another later date

with Angus McLean
Rob Davies 11/Apr/92 Lead
leathers 04/Apr/92 Lead O/S
with Martin Whittaker
AlanLittle 11/Mar/92 Lead
nai ??/1992 Lead
Hidden ??/1992 -
Roget 11/Aug/91 Lead O/S
with colin
tlr 04/Aug/91 Lead
with Pom
Hidden ?/Aug/91 Lead
Hidden 15/Jun/91 2nd
Ena ?/Jun/91 Lead β
Neil R 26/May/91 2nd
with Ed
NickJH ??/1991 -
Hidden 15/Oct/89 Lead
Michael Hood 16/Jul/89 Lead
babymoac 11/Jun/89 2nd
with Dave P, Vic L
Hidden 12/Jun/88 Lead
Derek Furze ??/1988 Lead
with Leigh Harrison
Derek Furze ??/1988 Lead
with Leigh Harrison
John Marsland 30/Aug/87 Lead
with Paul
Hidden 25/Jul/87 2nd
Hidden 31/May/87 Lead
Billg 19/Apr/87 2nd
with Dave Gregory
Stoney Boy ?/Oct/86 2nd O/S
with Phil Cundy, Steve Wigmore
Martin Bennett 31/Aug/86 -
with MT
Mike Owen 27/Jul/86 2nd β
with Elaine Owen, Gavin Peat
Gezzer ??/1986 Lead O/S
with Merv Dudley
TonyF 01/May/85 Lead
with Tony Cox
Ian Clare ??/1985 -
andy gittins ??/1985 -
Hidden 06/Oct/84 Lead
neilh 23/Jul/84 Lead
John Marsland 21/Jul/84 2nd
with Dave Mould
Hidden 16/Jun/84 Lead dog
ukb & bmc shark 09/Jun/84 Lead O/S
with Phill Dickens
AlanLittle ??/1984 Lead
with Carl Blakeley
Hidden 13/Nov/83 Lead
charlesmfrench 24/Sep/83 AltLd O/S


Hidden 07/May/83 Lead
Hidden 30/Apr/83 2nd
Neil McA 25/Jul/82 Lead O/S
with Steve Hartland, Bob from Barnsley
Hidden 08/Jul/82 Lead
Andy Stephenson 01/Sep/81 Lead O/S
with Chris Plant
Hidden ?/May/81 AltLd
uphillnow ??/1980 Lead
rogerskews ??/1978 AltLd
with Martin Coward
Nigel Bond 13/Sep/75 AltLd
with Ben Foord
mikej 18/Nov/73 Lead
with Geoff Williams
Hidden 12/Jun/73 Lead
Andy Edgar ??/1972 Lead

It was given as VS with a point of aid, so free climbed it, as many people did I expect

with Mick Hardwick
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