Rockfax Description
The widest crack on the face gives a grim-but-great struggle with just enough protection. Slings and large cams protect. © Rockfax

FA. Ron Fawcett, John Heseltine 1973

Ticklists: Victim Of Mathematics' Ticklist of Extreme Justice.

rpettit 28/Aug/17 2nd
with Ben
jackob 31/Jul/17 2nd rpt
will_benfold 30/Jul/17 2nd O/S
mskngch 29/Jul/17 Lead O/S
cem 29/Jul/17 2nd
with Masaki Noguchi
Elliot King LC&CC 29/Jun/17 Lead rpt

Got a great no hands rest! Classic route comfortable and steady lead by Mark

with mark stenhouse
Martin Haworth 25/Jun/17 Lead rpt
Brannock 25/Jun/17 2nd rpt
JendeHoxar 22/Jun/17 2nd rpt
Mike Hewitt 22/Jun/17 Lead rpt
rpettit 11/Jun/17 2nd
with Ben
Hidden 23/Apr/17 Lead
radddogg 17/Apr/17 2nd O/S

Hard start getting established on the face then another hard move at the dogleg before the main crack. Unusual style but once you get used to combining the leg jam with crimps out right or becomes quite straight forward.

Elliot King LC&CC 17/Apr/17 Lead O/S

Tougher than expected for 5a but tbh was more worried about the gear which didn't help!

with Rob Powell
Cuillin Calling 24/Mar/17 TR

Stunned to see a tawny owl fly out of the crack just below my partners legs. I can now say I've seen it "owl" (all - groan!) on a climb!

DaveThexton 04/Mar/17 Lead O/S
with stephen thexton, Fiona Thexton
jackob 06/Oct/16 Lead
stratandrew 18/Sep/16 Lead rpt

As hard as the last time. It's a beast of an off-width. No5 and No6 cams very useful to say the least.

with Nils Elgar
Andy Nicholson 26/Aug/16 2nd O/S
Somerset swede basher 26/Aug/16 Lead O/S
with Andy Nicholson
Hidden 07/Jul/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Apr/16 2nd
Jmpollard 30/Apr/16 Lead O/S

Amazing offwidth action! got to use the club's new big cams too, which were a massive help and probably made it feel like a hard HVS.

JoeFoster59 19/Mar/16 2nd O/S

Very brutal fun useful crimps to help pull the leg and arm jam further up the crack

with Freddie
TomatoPro 19/Mar/16 Lead
with Joe
Mike Hewitt 28/Feb/16 2nd O/S

Solid lead by Jen at sundown.

JendeHoxar 28/Feb/16 Lead O/S
antonymcphillips 21/Sep/15 Lead
antonymcphillips 21/Sep/15 Lead
PaulTanton 13/Sep/15 Lead O/S
with Maz
MazElden 13/Sep/15 2nd
with Paul tanton
Bloke on a Rope 15/Aug/15 Lead O/S

Proper bit of big crack action!

with Matt
Climbster 15/Aug/15 2nd rpt
with Ian
mshorter 09/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with steely
steely 09/Aug/15 2nd O/S
Hidden 02/Aug/15 Lead
MichaelGallimore 16/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with jon lawson
Hidden 21/Jun/15 2nd
Hidden 21/Jun/15 Lead
erictant 18/Jun/15 2nd
with Jordan
Danny Crump 10/Jun/15 2nd
with Dexter, Matt Amos
Matt Amos 10/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Dexter JW 10/Jun/15 2nd O/S
Joshcastril 07/May/15 Lead O/S
jesse rees 07/May/15 Lead O/S
Stroppy 04/May/15 Lead O/S

Weird style but quite easy once you get used to it, a long way between good gear unless you have massive cams!

Climbster 30/Nov/14 Lead O/S
with Vick
GPN 27/Jul/14 Lead

Great fun! Not bold, even without big cams.

with Annette
net 27/Jul/14 2nd

Surprisingly nice -apart from the start it must be like what the rest of main wall was like before it got polished. The start is horrid though.

with George
MazElden 06/Jul/14 2nd rpt
tmawer 06/Jul/14 Lead rpt
Tony Holdsworth 23/Mar/14 2nd O/S

Led by Martin - not hard but quite bold without a lot of big cams

with Martin Haworth, Nick Mitchell
Martin Haworth 23/Mar/14 Lead rpt
with nick mitchell, Tony
rob.grafton ??/2014 -
Hidden ??/2014 -
Glenn Sutcliffe 22/Nov/13 Lead rpt
with Woody
manwithacam 13/Oct/13 2nd

great route, got to get stuck in and battle a bit. The fossil features on the wall are amazing and help a lot. Quite like climbing at St Govans Pembroke.

with Alan
BigTone 28/Sep/13 TR rpt

I don't like cracks.

Hidden 21/Jun/13 Lead
Hidden 21/Jun/13 2nd O/S
pie_eater_pete 21/May/13 Lead O/S
with Niall
liam.ashton ?/May/13 Lead O/S
beds74 23/Apr/13 -


Hidden 03/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Goose4 24/Feb/13 Lead O/S
with Simon Bennet
Danny Crump 06/Jan/13 TR
with Dinos, Sarah Pentelow
Hidden ??/2013 -
Kirill 17/Nov/12 Lead O/S

Top tip 1: Camalot #4 is too small. Top tip 2: Don't leave 120cm slings at the bottom.

Steve Lenartowicz 14/Oct/12 2nd
with John N
MazElden 29/Jul/12 TR rpt
with Graeme
Graeme James Cook 29/Jul/12 TR O/S
with Maz
Brannock 15/Jul/12 2nd O/S
Martin Haworth 15/Jul/12 Lead O/S
matus 07/Jul/12 Lead β

first third(till junction)plenty of small gear, higher up 2 bomber chockstones(long slings needed)

Adam Coles 20/May/12 Lead
with hilty
hilty 20/May/12 2nd
bigglesbutcha 08/May/12 Lead dnf

Hard start, which I couldn't commit to. A Noisy, continually barking dog put me off! Down climbed, I'll save the onsight for another day.

with rob hunt
steven 06/May/12 Lead β
with Ade
Hidden 01/Apr/12 TR O/S
Hidden 31/Mar/12 Lead O/S
howlingbaboon 05/Mar/12 TR O/S

A beast of a route! Crazy rock too! I love the sit down rest near the top.

Matt Bennett 26/Feb/12 2nd O/S
with Mr Lopez
Callum Anderson ??/2012 -
cballard ??/2012 -
adie84 ??/2012 -
Hidden ??/2012 -
MarkRoe 21/Nov/11 TR O/S

In the darkness and the wet on top rope, just for fun. For most of it I couldn't see the top or the ground.

will9911 12/Nov/11 Lead O/S
with Swifty
Lord_ash2000 29/Aug/11 Lead O/S
stratandrew 14/Aug/11 Lead O/S

Camalot 5 and some ingenuity essential. if you don't like off width cracks then don't bother! very strenuous in places. very enjoyable and much less polished than Jean Jeanie

with James Hoyle
ceaddiso 02/Aug/11 TR
with Conan
Conan 02/Aug/11 TR
with Clare A
gb05 04/Jun/11 TR O/S
Hidden 04/Jun/11 TR dog
Exodus 11/May/11 Lead O/S
with Tim
Hidden 16/Apr/11 2nd O/S
kjbix 10/Apr/11 Lead
with Wez
robin_hackney 12/Mar/11 Lead O/S

Nice route. Variety of ways to do each move combining jams, laybacks and even crimps on the sides of the crack.

with Si
ojp 12/Mar/11 2nd O/S
with Dave
Hidden 12/Mar/11 2nd O/S
Dave Foster 12/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Si
Hidden ??/2011 -
chipdidychip 13/Oct/10 2nd O/S

Very comfortable second.

with dan miller
j_turner023 22/Aug/10 2nd O/S
Birdo 22/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Jenny Brown
greenroom 04/Aug/10 Lead O/S

This climb is a total path, more like VS 4c. A doddle. Get in the crack, no protection needed. You can get solid leg locks and hands free rests almost all the way up.

with Harrington Melhuish
Hidden 11/Jul/10 2nd
Conan 20/May/10 TR rpt
with Derek Capper
MMarsden 19/Mar/10 2nd O/S
Spence22 19/Mar/10 Lead O/S
with Marsdon, Jo
PeteH 22/Feb/10 Lead O/S

Beautiful climbing. Bit run out, but in a strangely enjoyable sort of a way :)

Hidden ??/2010 -
mcgrathr ??/2010 -
Hidden 17/Aug/09 -
MikeDowsett 19/Jun/09 2nd
with Paul Tretheway
goi.ashmore 07/Jun/09 Lead O/S

Highly amusing

with John Marsland
John Marsland 07/Jun/09 2nd O/S
with Goi
rdi1v07 16/May/09 TR
mattish2000 03/May/09 Lead O/S
with Rob
Hidden 03/May/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/May/09 2nd O/S
Ken Taylor 08/Apr/09 2nd
with Chris Michalak, Conan Harod
Tom Phillips 09/Mar/09 Lead rpt
with dick
Hidden 09/Mar/09 2nd
keith leonard ??/2009 Lead
Hidden 26/Oct/08 Lead O/S
nutty_didz 22/Aug/08 2nd
with Herve Nuttall
hervenuttall 13/Aug/08 Lead O/S

real nice route

with Didier Nuttall
Rich Guest 23/Jul/08 Lead O/S

Felt pretty steady/easy for E1. Spaced gear options and ranting pigeons added to the suspense though!

Hidden 23/Jul/08 Lead O/S
simonfife 25/Jun/08 2nd O/S
with Karl Lunt
Shaw Brown 27/May/08 Lead
Conan 27/May/08 2nd O/S

One move of 5a at the start and the rest is 4b/4c

with Shaw
Martin Davies 13/May/08 2nd O/S

Pretty tough, wide crack is difficult to jam in. Not massive amount of gear either. Good route though.

with Matt Murg
Hidden 04/Apr/08 2nd
Tom Phillips 04/Apr/08 Lead
with dick
Al Evans ??/2008 -
lukerockwalker ??/2008 TR
Sean Kelly ??/2008 -
Hidden ??/2008 -
bigglesbutcha 20/Oct/07 2nd O/S
Hidden 20/Oct/07 Lead dog
jak.kelly 22/Jul/07 Lead β
with Lynnette Evans
Martin Bennett 15/May/07 -
with SW
shoulderbreaker 20/Mar/07 2nd O/S
with Michael Robinson
Hidden 15/Feb/07 TR rpt
steven ??/2007 2nd
with Brian Hull
butterworthtom 15/Aug/06 TR O/S
with James Carter, Will Barton
Andy Chubb 30/Jul/06 Lead
with Bill Wheeler
Hidden 03/May/06 2nd O/S
Hidden 03/May/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Jan/06 TR
karabiner 21/Jan/06 TR O/S

also very nice crack. but not as diff as i thought in the beginning...

with Chris, Thomas Mei?ner
Hidden ??/2006 2nd O/S
jim robertson ??/2006 -
datoon 31/May/05 -
with DS
Hidden ??/2005 Lead O/S
MazElden ??/2005 2nd
with Peter
Shaw Brown 17/Jul/04 2nd
with David Jones
Sue Underwood 19/Aug/03 TR dnf

Got about two-thirds up using leg jam but was too tired to finish.

with Mark Underwood
Hidden ?/Aug/03 Lead
Hidden ?/Aug/03 Lead O/S
Mark A Humphries 24/Jun/03 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Apr/03 Lead O/S
Rog Wilko ?/Sep/02 2nd
with Steve Monks
uphillnow 08/May/02 2nd
with Mark Gray
John Brayshaw 15/Jul/01 2nd O/S
with Keith Shaw
Hidden 10/May/01 Lead rpt
Hidden 08/May/01 2nd O/S
daviesxxx ??/2000 Lead
Hidden ?/Jul/99 Lead
jsw1 08/May/99 TR
with Dave Hopkinson, Bernie Bradbury
Justin Tracey ?/Jun/98 Lead O/S
with Damien Tracey
Hammy 26/Apr/98 2nd
with Brian Horn
Dave Westby ?/Jan/98 Lead
with John Fishwick
Puma ?/Apr/97 2nd
NickJH ?/Jun/96 Lead O/S
BenTiffin 29/Mar/96 Lead

Hand placed bong used to protect

with Ellen Wolfenden
Hidden ??/1996 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Jul/95 Lead rpt
Derek Ryden ??/1994 Lead O/S
with Pierre
Mick King 24/Apr/93 Lead
with Steve Hill
Hidden 13/Apr/93 TR
Mick King 21/Sep/92 2nd
with Simon Walsh
Nigel Coe 15/Feb/92 2nd
with Tim Dunsby
Julian Wedd ??/1992 2nd
with A. Brierley
Hidden ??/1992 Lead
Hidden 27/Jul/91 2nd
Hidden ??/1991 Lead O/S
jfletcher 10/Jun/89 Lead O/S
Billg 20/Jul/85 2nd
with Dave Gregory
ewar woowar ??/1983 Solo
Ghastly Rubberfeet ??/1983 Solo
Hammy 27/Feb/80 AltLd
with Rob Lawson
Paula Hamilton-Gibson ??/1979 Lead
with John Bogg
Hidden 06/Nov/77 2nd O/S
Hidden 06/Nov/77 -
Hidden ??/1977 Lead O/S
Paul Clarke ??/1976 Lead
with FMC
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High E2
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High E1
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Low E1
High HVS
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High 5b
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High 5a
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High 4c
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