Rockfax Description
The arete just right of Central Gully starting up the first section of Central Gully. The climbing is mostly to the left of the bolts. © Rockfax

FA. Alan Firth, Roy Healey 1997. Bolted 2004.

Matt Amos 04/Dec/16 Lead O/S
jonathan_doyle 04/Dec/16 Lead O/S
with Ola Pi, Matt Amos
Neil R 29/Aug/16 2nd dog
with Gill & Ian
Andy Hardy 29/Aug/16 Lead β

Pumpy start

tmawer 29/Jul/16 Lead rpt
with steph
Hidden 03/Jul/16 Lead O/S
Maddie 21/Jun/16 Lead O/S
with Sam Moss, Robinwood People
Ken Taylor 17/May/16 Lead O/S
with George North
Hidden 25/Mar/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Mar/16 TR
paul_the_northerner ??/2016 -
Hidden 27/Sep/15 Lead rpt
Hidden 13/Sep/15 Lead
Charlie Zephyr Booth 13/Sep/15 AltLd
with dave ferguson
marky 13/Sep/15 Lead β
with Dave
Hidden 13/Sep/15 Lead
Alison Cairns 16/Aug/15 Lead rpt
with Andy
BarbsMurray 08/Aug/15 2nd
with Mikey
henry peter jenkins 18/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with tom beeton
tmawer 10/Jul/15 Lead rpt
with Chris Cunningham
Hidden 04/May/15 Lead rpt
TraverseKing 05/Oct/14 Lead O/S
pebbles 05/Oct/14 Lead O/S

my log reckons iv followed on this previously but iv no memory of it at all...reckon I probably added the wrong route at the time

with astrid, ali
Hidden 21/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Aug/14 Lead rpt
bantamdave 22/Jun/14 Lead dog
with Yorkshire Brian, Nigel
Hidden 21/Jun/14 Lead
joeflan 06/Jun/14 Lead O/S
pebbles 31/Mar/14 2nd

line wanders at top, hard to clean unless someone seconds it

with stu bolton
Hidden 30/Mar/14 Lead rpt
pebbles 30/Mar/14 2nd

line wanders at top, hard to clean unless someone seconds it after, so seconded so stu could do it

with stu bolton
Dave Musgrove 30/Mar/14 Lead rpt

To check belay.

Paul Clarke 30/Mar/14 Lead rpt
tmawer 28/Feb/14 2nd RP
with Bram
BTphonehome 28/Feb/14 Lead RP
with Tony
Martyn Nicholson ??/2014 Lead
Hidden 05/Oct/13 Lead
tmawer 13/Sep/13 Lead rpt
with Bram
BTphonehome 13/Sep/13 TR β
with Tony
Hidden 08/Sep/13 Lead
Hidden 25/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Jono_LS16 25/Aug/13 Lead O/S
uphillnow 26/Jul/13 Lead
with Graham Exley
Hidden 09/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Jul/13 2nd dog
Hollywood 09/Jul/13 2nd
with karly54
Hidden 11/Nov/12 TR
jamesgodwin64 14/Oct/12 Lead O/S
Bertbee 11/Aug/12 Lead O/S

Must have gone off-line here... found myself pulling through on slopers, which seems a bit out of place at 6a+!

with Rachel
marky 22/Jul/12 Lead β
with Sharon
adamjeffs 18/Jun/12 Lead O/S
nevetsplummer 26/May/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/May/12 Lead rpt
markfairbank 12/May/12 Lead O/S
with Ray Sharples
Maz J 09/May/12 Lead
Beronj 08/May/12 Lead

Desperate line on the edge of the Central Gulley. Thrashed my way up it, much to the probable amusement of the onlooking crag oldtimers. Technical balancy moves and stamina showed me up.

with Zara
Andy Chambers 03/May/12 Lead O/S
with Ken Forsyth
KristopherHall 18/Mar/12 Lead O/S
John Postlethwaite 19/Feb/12 Lead O/S
with John and Nicky
g1m147 ??/2012 Lead O/S
with Mick.
greenroom 13/Nov/11 Lead O/S
with Matt F
Hidden 28/Oct/11 Lead
ollyroberts 22/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Matty
cooperman 15/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Graham Iles
Graham Iles 15/Oct/11 Lead rpt
tmawer 01/Oct/11 Lead rpt
with Jaime Robertson, andrea
Hidden 01/Oct/11 Lead dog
Peter Smith 23/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Mick Leather
Sam Parker 10/Jul/11 Lead
with Dad
Hidden 03/Jul/11 Lead dog
Nigel Bond 09/Jun/11 TR
with Anne Daykin, Bern Hardman
cobweb 03/Jun/11 Lead
Hidden 03/Jun/11 Lead O/S
NickJH ?/Jun/11 Lead
with TonyH, LiamG
Hidden 17/Apr/11 Lead rpt
chris_j_s 16/Apr/11 Lead O/S
D Tempest 15/Apr/11 Lead O/S
philski46 ?/Apr/11 -
Hidden 24/Oct/10 Lead dog
Hidden 24/Oct/10 2nd dog
Bex_M 17/Oct/10 TR
with Duncan Dunbar
Hidden 17/Oct/10 Lead rpt
Karlos 30/Aug/10 Lead dog
with Ben
the_keef 20/Jun/10 TR RP

Not sure if I was on the right route, followed the left hand edge of the arete. Not on the gold bolts like the guidebook said. Nice sustained climb with a bit of pump and some decent layback moves

Chriswallis2 24/May/10 Lead O/S
with Joe
Phill Mitch 23/May/10 Lead O/S
with mick, wayne
Andrew1 02/May/10 Lead O/S
with Hulda
Hulda 02/May/10 Lead O/S
with Andi
Hidden 10/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Lumbering Oaf 10/Apr/10 Lead dog

Found getting up onto the corner the hardest part! Go up, the holds are there somewhere!

alexyoung 10/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Simon Rackley ?/Apr/10 Lead O/S

the move after the 3rd clip is tuff untill you find the right beta then its not to bad.

with tracy baldwin
Hidden 21/Mar/10 Lead O/S
KeithW 29/Jun/09 Lead dog
with Kev Bowser
Skinny Kin 03/Jun/09 TR dog

Too tired at the end of the day. The 6b+ killed me.

with Cliff Robson
Bob 31/May/09 Lead O/S
with G. Macauley
khawk 24/May/09 Lead O/S
with DT
Rachel S 02/May/09 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/May/09 Lead
Tom Phillips 20/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with karl
Seymore Butt ??/2009 -
Hidden 11/Oct/08 Lead O/S
gibbo38 21/Sep/08 TR O/S
with george
naughtybadboy 21/Sep/08 TR
with George Frost
Hidden 08/Jun/08 Lead O/S
marky 26/May/08 Lead rpt
with Sharon
marky 26/May/08 Lead rpt
with Sharon
Hidden 26/May/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/May/08 Lead dog
Claire S-J ?/May/08 2nd
pezzerrr 17/Feb/08 Lead O/S
petegunn ??/2008 Lead
Hidden 03/Nov/07 Lead
Hidden 23/Sep/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Aug/07 2nd
furry 08/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Alex Young
alexyoung 08/Apr/07 2nd rpt
with Steve
ThePimpOfCrimp 31/Mar/07 Lead O/S

Much easier if you actually follow the right line...

with Naomi Atkin
Hidden 13/Oct/06 Lead dog
petegunn 13/Oct/06 2nd
with Davina
Graham Iles 24/Sep/06 Lead rpt
Hidden 26/Aug/06 Lead
Andy Chubb 29/Jul/06 Lead
with Bill Wheeler
Tom Phillips 01/Jul/06 Lead O/S
with dick
Hidden 01/Jul/06 2nd
Mark A Humphries 01/Mar/06 Lead β
with gary wood
karabiner 18/Feb/06 TR O/S


with Chris, Dan
Hidden 18/Feb/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Feb/06 2nd β
Hidden 16/Aug/05 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Aug/05 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Jul/05 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jul/05 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Jun/05 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/May/05 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Aug/04 Lead
Hidden ?/Aug/04 Lead O/S
Dave Musgrove ?/Feb/04 -
Paul Clarke ??/2004 Lead
with .
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