Rockfax Description
The arete with a big droopy bar in its upper section - steady as you go! Climb the slab easily to below the droopy bar. Slinging this and passing it is the crux. © Rockfax

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UserDateStyleNotes & Partners
benrhyd 18 Jun Lead
with JRJones
with JRJones
JRJones 18 Jun 2nd O/S
with Ben
with Ben
tasp05 4 May AltLd O/S
with Lloyd
with Lloyd
Jenny Dart 30 Apr 2nd As part of Australia link up, 4th if 6 climbs
As part of Australia link up, 4th if 6 climbs
Hidden 30 Apr Lead O/S
tradisrad 28 Apr Lead O/S
Hidden 7 Apr Lead O/S
williemiller 23 Mar Lead O/S
with graham
with graham
banjoDan 1 Mar 2nd O/S First half bold, then we'll protected- including the 'whiskey dick' slung by Jim.
First half bold, then we'll protected- including the 'whiskey dick' slung by Jim.
Jim blackford 1 Mar Lead O/S somewhat bold start then two good bits of gear protect getting the sling on the pipe. Straightforward 5a above - HVS in my opinion
somewhat bold start then two good bits of gear protect getting the sling on the pipe. Straightforward 5a above - HVS in my opinion
khalidq 1 Sep, 2018 Lead O/S I stood on the bar. Is that okay?
I stood on the bar. Is that okay?
MatthewK 1 Sep, 2018 2nd
with khalidq
with khalidq
guy127917 31 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S
hetheringtom 21 Apr, 2018 Lead O/S
with Kate Moorcroft
with Kate Moorcroft
Hidden 19 Apr, 2018 Lead O/S
chris_woodsy 4 Feb, 2018 Lead O/S
with Widda
with Widda
chriswood ??, 2018 -
Hidden 17 Oct, 2017 2nd O/S
JonesE 17 Oct, 2017 Lead O/S Soft for E1 and reasonable protection. Nice crimpy finish keeping close to the arete.
Soft for E1 and reasonable protection. Nice crimpy finish keeping close to the arete.
Olly Chapman 7 May, 2017 2nd β
matt peacey 7 May, 2017 Lead O/S
rashwell 29 Apr, 2017 2nd
morgan91 23 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S
Hidden 25 Mar, 2017 2nd O/S
Mike Hewitt 25 Mar, 2017 Lead O/S
Marq 30 Oct, 2016 2nd O/S
with SteveM
with SteveM
SteveM 30 Oct, 2016 Lead Good, built a nest and nervous at top but climbed it well. Barely noticed the bold start!
with Marq
Good, built a nest and nervous at top but climbed it well. Barely noticed the bold start!
with Marq
Jack93 23 Oct, 2016 Lead O/S
Charlie Low 23 Oct, 2016 2nd O/S
with Jack93
with Jack93
Hidden 24 Aug, 2016 Lead O/S
birks3746 11 Jun, 2016 2nd rpt
with Craig Lukins
with Craig Lukins
birks3746 21 May, 2016 Lead O/S Nice moves, think the E grade is more for the lack of gear rather than the difficulty but enjoyed the climbing all the way up. Done as part of the West Face of Australia Link Up
with Dad
Nice moves, think the E grade is more for the lack of gear rather than the difficulty but enjoyed the climbing all the way up. Done as part of the West Face of Australia Link Up
with Dad
neal 24 Apr, 2016 Lead O/S Part of 6 pitch linkup
with Paul Dickson, Chris S
Part of 6 pitch linkup
with Paul Dickson, Chris S
Rob Gillespie 25 Jul, 2015 Lead O/S
Muttly 12 Jul, 2015 2nd β Only seconding but felt considerably easier than E1 to me. done as P4 of West Face of Australia.
with David Nicol
Only seconding but felt considerably easier than E1 to me. done as P4 of West Face of Australia.
with David Nicol
Hidden 28 Jun, 2015 2nd O/S
james.slater 24 May, 2015 Lead O/S
RM199 4 May, 2015 Lead O/S
chris nutman ?May, 2015 Lead O/S Typical slab, run out in places but easier climbing at that point. Best to just not fall off.
Typical slab, run out in places but easier climbing at that point. Best to just not fall off.
Ewan Russell 18 Apr, 2015 Lead O/S
with Halla, Dafydd Llywelyn
with Halla, Dafydd Llywelyn
Dafydd Llywelyn 18 Apr, 2015 2nd rpt
with Halla Parkin, Ewan Russell
with Halla Parkin, Ewan Russell
Rory Shaw 14 Apr, 2015 Lead
spenser 15 Mar, 2015 Lead O/S Felt very easy for E1, although the hard bit was definitely in the poorly protected top section. Some enjoyable moves.
with Dave HE
Felt very easy for E1, although the hard bit was definitely in the poorly protected top section. Some enjoyable moves.
with Dave HE
Fragmod 15 Feb, 2015 Lead
DanielGyi 15 Feb, 2015 Lead O/S
with Jonathon Lavi
with Jonathon Lavi
Hidden 15 Feb, 2015 2nd β
Pete Sanger 14 Feb, 2015 Lead O/S
a_mcmullan ??, 2015 2nd O/S
mrginna 6 Dec, 2014 Lead O/S
with Mike A, Stu P
with Mike A, Stu P
Erynsmum 15 Nov, 2014 2nd Had to down climb the first half as dropped gear (doh) on a grand day out but lovely route, would have happily lead it.
with Soames
Had to down climb the first half as dropped gear (doh) on a grand day out but lovely route, would have happily lead it.
with Soames
Ian Miller 15 Nov, 2014 2nd O/S
Cheese Monkey 15 Nov, 2014 Lead O/S
will9911 10 Aug, 2014 Lead O/S
with Alison
with Alison
Swotson 10 Aug, 2014 2nd O/S
with Will Taylor
with Will Taylor
Mark Young 15 Jul, 2014 Lead O/S
with Helen
with Helen
emlynroberts 27 May, 2014 TR Moves ok, but would be a bold lead.
with Paul Emmett, Karoliina Koivisto
Moves ok, but would be a bold lead.
with Paul Emmett, Karoliina Koivisto
Hidden 27 May, 2014 2nd O/S
Sol Armer 1 Apr, 2014 Lead O/S
ianstevens 11 Jan, 2014 Lead O/S Odd little route, just the one move which really isn't difficult. It might be a little run out, but E1 still seems generous...
Odd little route, just the one move which really isn't difficult. It might be a little run out, but E1 still seems generous...
Hidden 11 Jan, 2014 Lead O/S
Dafydd Llywelyn 28 Dec, 2013 Lead O/S
with Hannah Bach
with Hannah Bach
harold walmsley 15 Oct, 2013 2nd O/S Struggling with R hand. Couldn't fix pro reliably so had to 2nd everything
with Colin Struthers
Struggling with R hand. Couldn't fix pro reliably so had to 2nd everything
with Colin Struthers
Georgia H ?Oct, 2013 2nd
Hidden 24 Aug, 2013 2nd O/S
Hidden 3 Aug, 2013 Lead
Matt Rowat 29 Jun, 2013 Lead O/S Link up- Looning the Tube, Steps of Glory, P2 of a Grand Day Out, MIL Arete, Razorback & Clash of the Titans. Ace day out, Plastic Soldier prob a better pitch to finish but people on it.
with Rob
Link up- Looning the Tube, Steps of Glory, P2 of a Grand Day Out, MIL Arete, Razorback & Clash of the Titans. Ace day out, Plastic Soldier prob a better pitch to finish but people on it.
with Rob
Hidden 6 Jun, 2013 2nd O/S
Alex.M-M. 23 Apr, 2013 Lead O/S
with Vasco Bull
with Vasco Bull
Hidden 15 Feb, 2013 2nd O/S
Samuel Wainwright 27 Nov, 2012 Lead O/S
Frank Blakeley 20 Oct, 2012 2nd O/S
with Colin, Mark
with Colin, Mark
Hidden 27 Jul, 2012 2nd O/S
NeilGriffiths 27 Jul, 2012 Lead Odd little route. Move at the top.
with Adam
Odd little route. Move at the top.
with Adam
Hidden 3 Jun, 2012 2nd
kyaizawa 1 Jun, 2012 Lead O/S Definitely worth doing - a nice slate slab with associated run out, and thinner top section past the droopy metalware.
with pudding
Definitely worth doing - a nice slate slab with associated run out, and thinner top section past the droopy metalware.
with pudding
lcullum7 1 Jun, 2012 2nd O/S
with mmason1
with mmason1
spacey 30 May, 2012 Lead Pulled a hold off the upper section, ripped off a finger tip and went tumbling down the slab. The good bit was that the sling I had larks-footed around the drooping pipe miraculously held.
Pulled a hold off the upper section, ripped off a finger tip and went tumbling down the slab. The good bit was that the sling I had larks-footed around the drooping pipe miraculously held.
Paul Evans 30 May, 2012 2nd
with spacey
with spacey
Rob Davies 20 May, 2012 Lead Over-graded - more like HVS 4c
with Dave Rimmer, Phil A
Over-graded - more like HVS 4c
with Dave Rimmer, Phil A
charlietorrance 20 May, 2012 2nd β Bold
with Meg93
Bold
with Meg93
Coel Hellier 11 May, 2012 Lead
simonvand 26 Feb, 2012 Lead
roberts1234567890 26 Feb, 2012 2nd
Mark Eddy ??, 2012 Lead
with Colin, Frank
with Colin, Frank
Hidden 17 Oct, 2011 2nd O/S
vinspin ?Jun, 2011 -
ritchierich ?Jun, 2011 -
with vinspin
with vinspin
Hidden 19 Mar, 2011 2nd O/S
Hidden 20 Sep, 2008 2nd O/S
MjrTom ?Jul, 1999 Lead O/S
chrisdavies ??, 1990 -
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High 5a
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