118m, 4 pitches.

Rockfax Description
VS. A wandering route with some interesting positions. Start below a groove to the left of the arete of the cliff.
1) 4, 30m. Climb the groove then a steep wall to a gully. Belay here or cross over left to reach the belay ledge of Deception.
2) 4, 35m. Climb the slab behind the belay and then the left arete. Traverse down and left to reach a good ledge.
3) 4+, 25m. Climb the groove to a large recess.
4) 4+, 28m. Finish as for Diamond Solitaire. © Rockfax

FA. Edwards 1980

my 28/Oct/16 -

Led all pitches

BenGraham 26/Oct/16 AltLd
Tony Myers 26/Oct/16 AltLd O/S

I lead 2nd and 4th pitch. ben lead 1st and 3rd

Hidden ?/Feb/16 AltLd
Bisto15 21/Nov/15 Lead O/S

only climbed the first pitch. Trad route.

mikestr555 22/Oct/15 AltLd
islandlynx 16/Dec/14 AltLd O/S

Led p1, 2, 4.

with Amy
AmyAmy 16/Dec/14 AltLd

Lead pitch 3 of 4.

mikestr555 26/Nov/14 AltLd

lead piches 1,3

Hidden 24/Nov/14 Lead O/S
Simon_Freeman 18/Nov/14 2nd β
with henry
Hotcake ?/Nov/14 AltLd

MP. Trad VS. Lead the top half of the route (probably best pitches). Hard move on the first pitch but overall a really good route.

Hidden 05/Apr/14 Lead
mjeffery 03/Mar/14 Lead O/S
leemagowan 02/Mar/14 Lead O/S
bridget143 31/Dec/13 2nd
with Simen
Hidden 09/Jan/13 AltLd O/S
Duncan Hardy 06/Dec/12 AltLd
with Si Burrows
Hidden 29/Nov/12 2nd O/S
rovers777 24/May/12 2nd
gingergeorge 24/May/12 Lead
Col Davies 14/Nov/11 AltLd dog

Struggled seconding first pitch, led the second pitch.

antonymcphillips ?/Nov/11 2nd
MazElden 22/Oct/11 2nd O/S

Only completed first pitch, abbed down due to weather

with Graeme
Hidden 22/Oct/11 Lead dnf
Tarquin 20/Sep/11 -
with Sarah, Liz
Hidden 20/Sep/11 2nd
bigdan050 13/Nov/10 Lead O/S


with steve R, oz
stvredmond 13/Nov/10 Lead
with Dan
Hidden 12/Nov/10 AltLd O/S
Hidden 29/Mar/10 Lead O/S
jimdanson 15/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Tom Abbey
auld al ?/Jan/09 AltLd
Hidden 24/Dec/08 2nd
eldre070 28/Nov/08 Lead O/S

Horrible start, rock right in your face. Not 4+ HS

with 2 students
Hidden 16/Nov/08 Lead
LeighAdams 14/Nov/08 AltLd
with Eddie Banks
jamie ward 30/Sep/08 AltLd O/S
with Robbie Smyth
ian_tintin 14/Nov/07 2nd
with Sally Brown
Zoomer 14/Nov/07 Lead

leading 2 students. Hard start with poor gear (VS 4c) but 2 fantastic steep and exposed pitches to finish. Superb. Overall VS 4b/c.

with Sally Brown, A Student
Hidden 16/Oct/07 AltLd β
Hidden ?/May/07 AltLd O/S
Hidden 09/Nov/04 2nd O/S
Alaric 20/Apr/03 AltLd O/S

Lead pitches 1 and 3. Then we got caught in a thunderstorm - fortunately off the crag by then.

Simon Caldwell 02/Mar/03 Lead O/S
with Carmen
Hidden 31/Jan/03 Lead
John Brayshaw 19/Mar/02 AltLd O/S
with Chris
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