28m.

Rockfax Description
A fine line though it is pretty slippery. Climb the well-defined groove throughout; good gear available, though the upper section is quite sustained. © Rockfax

FA. Steve Read, Steve Hunt 1958

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Skinny 26 Jul Show βeta
βeta: Pleasant route with some good moves. Earns it's 2 stars.
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βeta: Pleasant route with some good moves. Earns it's 2 stars.
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Hidden 25 Jul 2nd
mountaingoatgirl 25 Jul Lead O/S
Hidden 25 Jul Lead
NinaR 25 Jul Lead O/S
coach_scb 25 Jul -
Georgie25 25 Jul 2nd
Lewproff 23 Jul Lead O/S
Hidden 23 Jul 2nd dog
Kye Gregory 23 Jul 2nd O/S
nige pacer 23 Jul Lead O/S
jayray 29 Jun Lead
cathymiller 23 Jun Lead dnf Sometimes, you make bad choices...
Sometimes, you make bad choices...
AVSheard 6 Jun 2nd O/S
with GFidz
with GFidz
GFidz 6 Jun Lead O/S
Deezel65 27 May 2nd rpt
ipfreely 27 May Lead O/S Worth while and better than it looks from below, some cleaning done on all of today’s routes.
Worth while and better than it looks from below, some cleaning done on all of today’s routes.
Andy Williams 22 Apr Lead
ninjawil 4 Sep, 2018 Lead O/S
with Ade
with Ade
Michael Morrell 14 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S
goshawk 5 Jul, 2018 2nd Awkward at the top
with Steve Meadows
Awkward at the top
with Steve Meadows
Tony Holdsworth 1 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S
with Jo Rowell, Steve Smith
with Jo Rowell, Steve Smith
Bradbury 1 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S Enjoyed this
with Luke Evans
Enjoyed this
with Luke Evans
martinbettridge06 6 Jun, 2018 2nd Tough moves at midheight
with Alan parker
Tough moves at midheight
with Alan parker
philhilo 21 May, 2018 TR O/S Abbed down looking for Blessed, so reclimbed.
with Top rope solo
Abbed down looking for Blessed, so reclimbed.
with Top rope solo
Hidden 20 May, 2018 Lead O/S
Simon Caldwell 20 May, 2018 2nd O/S I'm in the "not that polished really" camp on this one, though possible my opinion is skewed by having done Garrotter just before. A really good route I thought.
with Lemming
I'm in the "not that polished really" camp on this one, though possible my opinion is skewed by having done Garrotter just before. A really good route I thought.
with Lemming
alasdair.scott 15 May, 2018 Lead O/S Ended up going straight up rather than trending left with the groove, nice route! Felt like a solid 4c
Ended up going straight up rather than trending left with the groove, nice route! Felt like a solid 4c
RM199 13 May, 2018 2nd O/S
loonylovegood93 13 May, 2018 Lead O/S
joese7en 7 May, 2018 Lead rpt
with DaveW
with DaveW
Deezel65 9 Oct, 2017 Lead O/S Much better than it looks, quite low in the grade - excellent.
Much better than it looks, quite low in the grade - excellent.
cragtyke 9 Oct, 2017 2nd
doughobbs 28 Aug, 2017 Lead
with Antoinette Wintin
with Antoinette Wintin
Hidden 3 Aug, 2017 Lead O/S
James rogers86 3 Aug, 2017 2nd O/S
Robin Nichols 15 Jun, 2017 Lead O/S
with Simon
with Simon
Hidden 9 Sep, 2016 Lead
Hidden 23 Aug, 2016 Lead O/S
Hidden 9 Aug, 2016 2nd rpt
john max 7 Aug, 2016 Lead
with john_ni
with john_ni
TobyA 29 May, 2016 2nd O/S A bit scruffy but really enjoyable.
with TonyB
A bit scruffy but really enjoyable.
with TonyB
Rosie Bishop 23 Apr, 2016 2nd O/S
with Peter Kincaid
with Peter Kincaid
MikeDowsett 9 Sep, 2015 2nd
with TonyF
with TonyF
Hidden 9 Sep, 2015 Lead
Richard Kendrick 7 Sep, 2015 2nd rpt
with Derek
with Derek
DubyaJamesDubya 6 Sep, 2015 2nd O/S Trevor led.
with Trevor Stevens, Paul Hennelly
Trevor led.
with Trevor Stevens, Paul Hennelly
Jonathan Hall 22 Aug, 2015 2nd
with RM199
with RM199
RM199 22 Aug, 2015 Lead O/S
adam clarke 8 Aug, 2015 Lead O/S Fairly sustained but very well protected
with James Hulme
Fairly sustained but very well protected
with James Hulme
Paul Hy 4 Aug, 2015 Lead O/S couple of stiff moves for a 4b, id have said 4c/5a
couple of stiff moves for a 4b, id have said 4c/5a
jon_gill1 30 Jul, 2015 Lead rpt
with catherine pickup
with catherine pickup
Hidden 30 Jul, 2015 -
Hidden 17 Jul, 2015 2nd O/S
Luke90 17 Jul, 2015 Lead O/S Not as polished as the guidebook suggests and it rarely gets in the way. Lovely route which deserves three stars.
Not as polished as the guidebook suggests and it rarely gets in the way. Lovely route which deserves three stars.
Hidden 30 Jun, 2015 2nd
Hidden 9 Jun, 2015 Lead O/S
Hidden 28 May, 2015 2nd O/S
Wayne S 28 May, 2015 Lead O/S Good route, nearly a great route, 2.75 stars, absorbing climbing, well protected but hard enough to maintain interest.
Good route, nearly a great route, 2.75 stars, absorbing climbing, well protected but hard enough to maintain interest.
jasonpm 26 Oct, 2014 2nd O/S
with Simon Hockin, Steve IMC
with Simon Hockin, Steve IMC
DaveB61 3 Sep, 2014 Lead
with Cath Sinclair
with Cath Sinclair
Vanessa Simmons 3 Sep, 2014 2nd
with DaveB61
with DaveB61
MikeDowsett 3 Sep, 2014 2nd
Graeme Hammond 19 Aug, 2014 Lead O/S Lovely route and not really polished that much as the guide makes out.
with Jim 2
Lovely route and not really polished that much as the guide makes out.
with Jim 2
mbxcs1 16 Aug, 2014 2nd
Flavio 9 Aug, 2014 Lead O/S
with NLMC
with NLMC
masa-alpin 17 Jul, 2014 2nd rpt Andy lead.
with Andy P, Ian S
Andy lead.
with Andy P, Ian S
andyclimber 17 Jul, 2014 Lead O/S
Hardcore Pat 5 Jul, 2014 Lead O/S
with Dr Julie
with Dr Julie
barneytrubble ?Jul, 2014 2nd
Hidden 22 Jun, 2014 2nd
jon_gill1 20 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S
with Arul
with Arul
Different Steve 15 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S
with Emma Hawkins
with Emma Hawkins
GermanAlex 6 Jun, 2014 2nd going directly up is definitely the way forward, the traverse to the left I did on lead last time was not fun
with Alkis
going directly up is definitely the way forward, the traverse to the left I did on lead last time was not fun
with Alkis
Alkis 6 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S
GermanAlex 11 May, 2014 Lead O/S After a whole day of on-off rain we took our chances, and the route was bone dry! A little bit dirty, but nothing too tragic.
After a whole day of on-off rain we took our chances, and the route was bone dry! A little bit dirty, but nothing too tragic.
monkeyme2 11 May, 2014 2nd O/S Hard going as first climb of day! Crux was puzzling and took several attempts to find way past it.
Hard going as first climb of day! Crux was puzzling and took several attempts to find way past it.
masa-alpin 1 Aug, 2013 2nd rpt Despite the hottest day of this year, rock was still damp/wet and greasy in places in the evening.
with Brian Q
Despite the hottest day of this year, rock was still damp/wet and greasy in places in the evening.
with Brian Q
Hidden 18 Jul, 2013 Lead O/S
petegruf 14 Jul, 2013 2nd
with dan z, cem
with dan z, cem
cem 14 Jul, 2013 Lead rpt
with Dan Zhou, petegruf
with Dan Zhou, petegruf
Michael-H 11 Jul, 2013 Lead Started off intending to do the right hand variation, but didn't like the look of it when i got up to it!
Started off intending to do the right hand variation, but didn't like the look of it when i got up to it!
mapperley samurai 11 Jul, 2013 2nd
with Michael H
with Michael H
Hidden 10 Jul, 2013 2nd rpt
EeFu 15 Jun, 2013 Lead O/S
with cem
with cem
cem 15 Jun, 2013 2nd rpt
with EeFu
with EeFu
Dave Pen ??, 2013 Lead Lovely route! gave the cucumber a big hug
Lovely route! gave the cucumber a big hug
Double Knee Bar 29 Sep, 2012 Lead O/S
jwhereat 16 Sep, 2012 2nd O/S
Hidden 1 Sep, 2012 Lead O/S
helios 16 Aug, 2012 2nd
with Katy Coutts
with Katy Coutts
Hidden 25 Jul, 2012 2nd O/S
Hidden 25 Jul, 2012 Lead
Jenny Monkey 1 Jul, 2012 2nd O/S
Lukem6 1 Jul, 2012 Lead O/S
Hidden 1 Jul, 2012 TR β
Oceanic 27 May, 2012 -
chumleywarner 27 May, 2012 2nd O/S
with charley
with charley
charley 27 May, 2012 Lead O/S Best route of the day. Again, a couple of tricky sections (fairly sustained all the away up) but good gear - very enjoyable...
Best route of the day. Again, a couple of tricky sections (fairly sustained all the away up) but good gear - very enjoyable...
Hidden ??, 2012 2nd
Hidden ??, 2012 Lead
daveclarke5 23 Oct, 2011 Lead
with Andy
with Andy
Hidden 1 Oct, 2011 Lead O/S
MikeDowsett 7 Sep, 2011 Lead
with Kris Scheinkonig
with Kris Scheinkonig
csh.1000 7 Sep, 2011 TR dnf Climbing with DMC (Mike Dowsett & Pete?). Climbed at Willersly crag xxx VS/MVS 4b - Mike lead the route and Pete seconded, I climbed top roped - belayed by Mike and got upto the cave and out - once out I got stuck and my fingers were getting cold and numb and it was starting to rain and get dark so I lowered off from just above the cave. First climb on limestone.
with Mike
Climbing with DMC (Mike Dowsett & Pete?). Climbed at Willersly crag xxx VS/MVS 4b - Mike lead the route and Pete seconded, I climbed top roped - belayed by Mike and got upto the cave and out - once out I got stuck and my fingers were getting cold and numb and it was starting to rain and get dark so I lowered off from just above the cave. First climb on limestone.
with Mike
Hidden 3 Sep, 2011 Lead
masa-alpin 21 Jul, 2011 Lead O/S Set up the bottom-rope for the others, including Stu and Matt.
with Anni, Lee P
Set up the bottom-rope for the others, including Stu and Matt.
with Anni, Lee P
Andy Chubb 10 Jul, 2011 Lead Great route, worn but not particularly polished
with Steve Goodman
Great route, worn but not particularly polished
with Steve Goodman
eduardo 26 Jun, 2011 2nd O/S
with Roger F
with Roger F
MD 26 Jun, 2011 Lead O/S
with Dave Pen, Holly
with Dave Pen, Holly
ash longreach ??, 2011 Lead
Hidden 27 Jun, 2010 Lead O/S
Hidden 27 Jun, 2010 Lead O/S
Hidden 16 Jun, 2010 2nd O/S
monkey1 21 Mar, 2010 2nd O/S felt much harder than it should due to polish and seepage. sustained after block/overhang
felt much harder than it should due to polish and seepage. sustained after block/overhang
Hidden 16 Aug, 2009 2nd O/S
mic_b 16 Aug, 2009 Lead O/S
Hidden 19 Jul, 2009 AltLd O/S
Hidden 19 Jun, 2009 2nd rpt
Ian Broome 23 May, 2009 2nd
with Bob
with Bob
EdShep 24 Jul, 2008 2nd O/S
with Pilch
with Pilch
Pilch 24 Jul, 2008 Lead O/S
with Ed
with Ed
djp1 16 Jul, 2008 2nd
with Greg
with Greg
SR1970 22 Jun, 2008 Lead O/S
steveb2006 19 May, 2008 2nd Simon led
with Roger Gibb, Simon Pape
Simon led
with Roger Gibb, Simon Pape
Hidden 19 May, 2008 2nd rpt
Bluekowari 9 May, 2008 Lead O/S
with MT
with MT
daveagriff ??, 2008 Lead
AntiGrav ??, 2008 Lead
aulda 15 Nov, 2007 2nd O/S
with Kulbir
with Kulbir
Oceanic ?Jul, 2007 2nd
steveb2006 27 Jun, 2007 2nd
RichardMc 7 May, 2007 Lead
with Mary Sealey
with Mary Sealey
malc 14 Apr, 2007 Lead O/S
with Nick
with Nick
Whealiebob 9 Apr, 2007 Lead dog One brief rest at the bulge, but loved every second of this route! (And nowhere near as polished as the description makes it sound)
with Milne
One brief rest at the bulge, but loved every second of this route! (And nowhere near as polished as the description makes it sound)
with Milne
cem 5 Aug, 2006 Lead O/S
with Sally Dipple
with Sally Dipple
Hidden 28 Jul, 2006 Lead O/S
Hidden 25 Jul, 2006 2nd β
Milne 25 Jul, 2006 Lead O/S
with Nedley
with Nedley
Hidden 14 Jul, 2006 2nd rpt
Neil McA 23 Jun, 2006 Lead O/S
with Jonathan Morgan
with Jonathan Morgan
mol 9 Jun, 2006 Lead
with Dave
with Dave
steveb2006 23 Apr, 2006 2nd
doughobbs ??, 2006 2nd With Chris Moorcroft
with Chris Moorcroft
With Chris Moorcroft
with Chris Moorcroft
Hidden 7 Sep, 2005 2nd rpt
CrashMat Rob 27 Jul, 2005 Lead
Dave Mason ?May, 2004 2nd O/S
with Trev Tatler
with Trev Tatler
Alfredo ?Aug, 2003 Lead
nickdonohue 31 May, 2003 2nd
with Jim Barradale, Kath Donohue
with Jim Barradale, Kath Donohue
unfit 26 Jul, 2002 -
with beth and graham
with beth and graham
nickdonohue ??, 2002 2nd
with Mark McCarthy
with Mark McCarthy
Dave Bond ??, 2002 Lead O/S
with Adrian Whitehall
with Adrian Whitehall
buxtoncoffeelover ?Jun, 2000 Lead
philb ??, 2000 2nd
Rich Malcolm 8 Aug, 1998 Lead rpt
with Ellen French
with Ellen French
Reds 1 May, 1998 Lead O/S
with Sezer
with Sezer
Rich Malcolm 17 Aug, 1997 Lead O/S
with Ellen French
with Ellen French
Hidden 5 Aug, 1997 Lead O/S
Chris Ellis 20 Jul, 1996 2nd
with Rachel Nicolson
with Rachel Nicolson
five ?May, 1996 Lead O/S
Hidden 4 Nov, 1995 Lead O/S
Hidden 10 Aug, 1995 Lead O/S
nai ??, 1995 Lead
Phil1967 23 Sep, 1994 Lead
with Ed
with Ed
Hidden 24 Aug, 1994 Lead
Hidden ?Jul, 1994 2nd
CrashMat Rob ??, 1994 Lead O/S
Iain Thow 21 Aug, 1993 Lead
with Rob Ivens
with Rob Ivens
Backinthegame ?Jun, 1993 Lead
with Mark Atkinson
with Mark Atkinson
roncaves 17 Apr, 1993 Lead
with Lynn Bland
with Lynn Bland
nickcanute ??, 1993 Lead
Roget 12 Jul, 1992 Solo rpt
Budge ?May, 1992 Lead O/S
with Brian Ottewell
with Brian Ottewell
marcoleptic ??, 1992 2nd
with Moley
with Moley
Gordon Stainforth 16 Jun, 1991 Lead
with Rene--
with Rene--
malc 2 Jun, 1991 2nd
Martin Bennett 12 May, 1991 -
with MT
with MT
steveb2006 23 Jun, 1990 Solo
Nick Rundall ??, 1990 Lead O/S
HighChilternRidge ??, 1990 -
ajtay ??, 1990 -
with Various
with Various
steve prior ?May, 1988 Lead
with Paul L
with Paul L
Roget ??, 1988 2nd O/S
with jim
with jim
steveb2006 17 Apr, 1984 Solo Backed off soloing White Wall Corner afterwards
Backed off soloing White Wall Corner afterwards
Ian Clare ??, 1984 -
babymoac 24 Sep, 1983 2nd
with MTW
with MTW
John Brayshaw 15 Jun, 1983 Lead O/S
with Alfreton MC
with Alfreton MC
Hidden ??, 1983 Lead
steveb2006 17 Oct, 1982 Lead
with Terry Lister
with Terry Lister
Hidden 1 Jun, 1982 Lead O/S
Rob Davies ?May, 1982 Lead
with Roy Lindsay
with Roy Lindsay
Sully 11 Oct, 1981 Lead O/S
with DP, MC
with DP, MC
Brian Wilderspin 25 Jun, 1981 Solo
jcw ?Jun, 1981 - Also 13.3.83 with Martin Harris.
with Mike Harrop
Also 13.3.83 with Martin Harris.
with Mike Harrop
Ian Clare ??, 1981 -
MikeDowsett ??, 1981 Lead
with Jon Sharpe
with Jon Sharpe
Andy Edgar ??, 1979 Solo
Andy Nicholson ?Jul, 1978 Lead O/S
Rick51 18 Jun, 1978 Lead
Nigel Bond 1 May, 1976 Lead
with Pete
with Pete
Hidden 28 Mar, 1976 Lead
Falko 14 Mar, 1976 Lead O/S
with Alan Taylor
with Alan Taylor
Hidden 2 Nov, 1975 Lead
mikej 28 Aug, 1974 Lead
with E C/W
with E C/W
Hidden 23 Jul, 1974 Lead
Andy Say ??, 1973 Lead O/S
bob@daysmill ??, 1973 Lead β
rogerskews ??, 1973 AltLd
with CMC Members
with CMC Members
Rog Wilko ?Jul, 1972 Lead
with Debbie Wilkinson
with Debbie Wilkinson
tapley 1 Jan, 1972 2nd
with Dave Hearnshaw
with Dave Hearnshaw
Dave Musgrove 23 Oct, 1971 -
tutbury ?Apr, 1969 -
with Judd
with Judd
Hidden ??, 1969 Lead
Seymore Butt ??, 1968 -
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