Rockfax Description
Start from the cave. Pull over the roof then climb easier rock to a rugged slab. Up this by easier climbing. Excellent. © Rockfax

Derek Graham 13/Jan Lead O/S
razzle 10/Jan Lead
Lianne.Sellors 23/Nov/17 Lead G/U
thompsonjr21 11/Oct/17 TR O/S
JGriffiths 11/Oct/17 Lead O/S
with Gravy
partz 11/Oct/17 Lead O/S

Burly fun over the cave

Hidden ?/Oct/17 Lead
eastonator 27/Sep/17 Lead O/S
with Graham Hughes
Sutok 10/Sep/17 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Jun/17 Lead O/S
zoe.louise94 ?/Jun/17 Lead
thelightside 05/May/17 Lead
Gear Lover 11/Apr/17 Lead O/S
Matt Rogers 03/Apr/17 Lead O/S
fatbuoybazza 22/Mar/17 Lead rpt
bpmclimb 11/Feb/17 Lead rpt

Re-lead to get gear after C din't follow.

with Clare
bpmclimb 11/Feb/17 Lead rpt
with Clare
td72 23/Jan/17 Lead O/S
with Katie
Giles Davis 16/Jan/17 Lead O/S


with Angus Ruddle
smashers 14/Jan/17 Lead dog
thelightside 14/Jan/17 Lead O/S
Dawn_K_B 25/Nov/16 Lead O/S
Phil Mercer 03/Nov/16 Lead O/S
John Brayshaw 03/Nov/16 Lead O/S

Powerful start gives access to a very enjoyable slab

Hidden 03/Nov/16 TR
erica 03/Nov/16 Lead G/U
with Chris
thelightside 27/Oct/16 Lead O/S
Tony Myers 26/Oct/16 Lead O/S

LivBarron 30/Sep/16 Lead O/S
Karlgreasley 30/Sep/16 -
with Liv
Hidden 23/Sep/16 Lead O/S
martin one 16/Sep/16 Lead rpt
with Sue
potnoodle13 04/Sep/16 Lead
with Marie
richardsavill 10/Aug/16 Lead O/S
sarahrowlands 10/Aug/16 2nd
PAJames 18/Apr/16 -
ADConway 16/Apr/16 Lead O/S
TimMorgan 16/Apr/16 Lead O/S
with Allister
Andy Hardy 06/Apr/16 2nd O/S
Steph2004 01/Apr/16 Lead O/S
AlexCib 01/Apr/16 Lead
tommicass 25/Mar/16 Lead O/S
with Jon Evans
Andrew Sullivan 25/Mar/16 Lead O/S
with Tom Cassidy
jon59 25/Mar/16 Lead
Hidden ?/Mar/16 2nd
Hidden 15/Feb/16 -
Hidden 09/Jan/16 Lead
Hidden 13/Dec/15 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Dec/15 Lead O/S
Bisto15 25/Nov/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Nov/15 TR O/S
Hidden 20/Nov/15 TR O/S
Hidden 08/Nov/15 TR
P Rogers 16/Sep/15 Lead O/S
with MBK
Gareth T 07/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Haley
Amber Chaloner 07/Apr/15 Lead dog

Tricky but fun bouldery move to start then an easy route to finish.

with Sonya Bells
jordangolding 01/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Joe Solway
Jacob Hodge 95 01/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with peter chapman
Kathryn_Brown 31/Mar/15 Lead RP
Hidden 02/Mar/15 Lead O/S
steveprice.exmouth 02/Mar/15 2nd
Hidden 26/Jan/15 Lead
fs251 26/Jan/15 TR
Hidden 15/Jan/15 Lead
andybirtwistle 13/Jan/15 Lead O/S
with Sue Birtwistle
Tim Rodgers 24/Dec/14 Lead
with Dominika
Hidden 18/Dec/14 Lead O/S
Chris wilson 23/Nov/14 Lead
with Rod
nick ferro 20/Nov/14 Lead O/S
with Oli Birkill
Alex 74 21/Oct/14 Lead O/S
with Dave m
Ste_b1978 20/Oct/14 Lead
Hidden 18/Oct/14 Lead
froglette 04/Oct/14 2nd
with johnpr
andyevans 04/Oct/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 04/Oct/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Ade in Sheffield ?/May/14 2nd
with Dave Reeves
davidreeves ?/May/14 Lead O/S
with Adrian Ripley
Hidden 18/Apr/14 2nd
ClimberJimmyB 18/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Apr/14 -
mark4344 29/Mar/14 Lead
with phil
Hidden 20/Jan/14 TR
Hidden 20/Jan/14 Lead O/S
Sam-westcott ?/Jan/14 Lead O/S
with james heney
Andy Chambers 13/Dec/13 Lead O/S
pimpy 03/Dec/13 Lead O/S
with Pete A, Graham
islandlynx ?/Dec/13 Lead
with Amy
Tom Phillips 27/Nov/13 Lead O/S
with leo
Leofallon 27/Nov/13 2nd
Hidden 25/Oct/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Oct/13 2nd dog
Alex Bryant 19/Oct/13 Lead O/S
Katya 19/Oct/13 Lead O/S
with Katie
Rockmonkey1977 14/Oct/13 Lead β
hotfeet 07/Oct/13 Lead O/S
with Mac
Hidden 07/Oct/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 02/Oct/13 2nd
elCapitano 11/Jun/13 Lead rpt
with Cheese
Hidden 02/Apr/13 Lead
bluenose 02/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Matt_C9716 31/Mar/13 Lead
Adamski1986 28/Mar/13 Lead
with JonnoP
JonnoP 28/Mar/13 Lead O/S
dknibb 22/Mar/13 Lead β


with Gavin
gav 22/Mar/13 Lead O/S

Made the start harder than in needed to be, I think, but still not too hard.

with Dave
Hidden 08/Feb/13 TR
Hidden 06/Feb/13 Lead dog
Hidden 16/Jan/13 Lead
Hidden 22/Dec/12 Lead
akhutton88 24/Nov/12 -
with LEO
jon_gill1 07/Oct/12 Lead O/S
with ross garfoot
Rosie Hutchins 07/Oct/12 2nd O/S
with Dave Button
Theantoff 06/Oct/12 Lead O/S

Nice but committing start

Darron ?/Oct/12 -
Hidden 22/Apr/12 2nd β
mdg skidmore 22/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with joe penfold, clive dean
Rampikino 11/Apr/12 Lead
with Cat, MMC Various
chri55ie 11/Apr/12 Lead
with Liam Dunne
mike_hough_uk 11/Apr/12 TR

Plenty of skin left off this one after an inelegant knee-mantleshelf thing

with MMC
richyg 07/Apr/12 -
Sparky!!!3 03/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Apr/12 TR
birbeck ?/Apr/12 -
ravedave1806 ?/Apr/12 Lead β
HKinsella 31/Mar/12 Lead dog
with Greg jones
Greg Jones 31/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Helen
Hidden 24/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Rich098 14/Feb/12 Lead O/S
Hampbry 06/Jan/12 2nd
Hidden 06/Jan/12 Lead
RobbieT ??/2012 Lead O/S
cactuscratch ??/2012 Lead dog

Brilliant fight to get to second bolt then excellent climbing above.

Dave Sr 27/Nov/11 Lead O/S
with Berta
cem 19/Nov/11 Lead O/S
with Delphine Strauss
ElBarto 09/Nov/11 2nd O/S

Tough polished first move.

martin one 09/Nov/11 Lead O/S
with Neil Nand
skiswan 19/Oct/11 Lead
AmandaJG 18/Oct/11 TR O/S
Marq 15/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Oct/11 Lead
AndyFunnell 15/Oct/11 Lead
katherinesydney 15/Oct/11 2nd O/S

mark led, anna & i threw shapes stiff start

with anna newberry, mark beecher
Hidden 13/Oct/11 2nd
LisaA 23/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Gary, Andy
bigdrew 23/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Garry, Lisa
Andy Chubb 21/Apr/11 Lead
with Steve Goodman
Hidden 17/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Apr/11 TR
Hidden 13/Apr/11 Lead dnf
Last Days of Disco 04/Apr/11 -
design crisis 13/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Tom W
elyben 23/Feb/11 TR
Chris wilson 12/Feb/11 Lead
with Alan W, Pete D
Hidden 12/Feb/11 2nd
Hidden 24/Jan/11 Lead
JenDurden 01/Jan/11 Lead dog
khmhau 01/Jan/11 Lead O/S
with Luke Fuggle
Amy Horton 01/Jan/11 Lead
Tom Downes 01/Jan/11 Lead O/S
with Jen Durden
Jonathan Emett 30/Dec/10 Lead O/S
with karen
Hidden 29/Dec/10 Lead O/S
elCapitano 20/Dec/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Dec/10 Lead O/S
mtom91 06/Nov/10 Lead O/S
Jordan Harris 26/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with Amy, Chris
Hidden 25/Oct/10 -
lil-chris ?/Oct/10 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Oct/10 -
Keith-Getoutadventures 22/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with janey
Hidden 22/Aug/10 Lead O/S
mol 24/May/10 Lead
with Jesse
Jesse Dufton 24/May/10 2nd
asmith37 08/May/10 Lead O/S
fatbuoybazza 28/Apr/10 Lead
Hidden 28/Apr/10 Lead O/S
richardlongfils1986 27/Apr/10 TR RP

difficult climb up to cave, easy afterwards

with claire morgan, ian dalloway, andy simmonds
richardlongfils1986 27/Apr/10 -
with ian dalloway, andy simmonds
tincann 08/Apr/10 Lead O/S
james.lane 08/Apr/10 AltLd O/S
Hidden 04/Apr/10 Lead β
samcook 04/Apr/10 Lead dog

An excellent climb. Very strenuous on arms to get first bolt and into the cave. This is where I rested. The rest of the climb is easier and very enjoyable.

with Chris Roo
Matt Smith 27/Mar/10 Lead dog
Hidden 26/Mar/10 Lead O/S
Tom Downes 26/Mar/10 Lead O/S

great climb interesting start and end.

mrstarwarsman 26/Mar/10 2nd O/S
crimp2climb 02/Mar/10 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Mar/10 Lead O/S
ahaynes 12/Feb/10 Lead O/S

Interesting start with first bolt over the cave

with Mark Pontin
Rob Davies 24/Nov/09 2nd
with Phil Ashton
JWB 02/Nov/09 Lead O/S
with Charles
Rich Clague ?/Nov/09 TR
gjd 27/Oct/09 Lead O/S

Great move into the cave.

with Graeme Seggie
Dave Lacey 26/Oct/09 Lead O/S

Known locally as Basilius

jak.kelly 26/Oct/09 Lead rpt
Hidden 20/Oct/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Oct/09 Lead dog
MoWalker3 19/Oct/09 -
krikoman 06/Oct/09 Lead O/S

Basilius - on the rock. Hard start then great rock and features, just too short. Lower off better than Rockfax 2005 suggests. 10/10

with Ash Stevens
Jeremy Wilton ?/Oct/09 Lead O/S

The pull over the cave is hard work, but the rest of the climb is a treat

with Greg Childs
roc n run 20/Apr/09 TR
with H & Steve C-W
konna 01/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Noodles 01/Apr/09 -
Hidden 01/Apr/09 Lead O/S
John Roe 01/Apr/09 Lead
Hidden 24/Mar/09 Lead O/S
Richard Fox 27/Feb/09 -
tapley 23/Feb/09 Lead
with Alison Tapley
net 31/Jan/09 Lead
with Ellie
Hidden 03/Dec/08 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Dec/08 Lead
Ewan Richards ?/Dec/08 Lead O/S
with Tara+Caroline
RCrockford 25/Nov/08 Lead O/S
with Andy G, Andy C
LeighAdams 13/Nov/08 Lead
with Eddie Banks
Rachel S 20/Oct/08 Lead O/S
with Gaz & Kyle
Hidden 18/Oct/08 Lead
Hidden 18/Oct/08 Lead
Ken Taylor 19/Apr/08 TR
with Chris Michalak, Conan Harod
pennyb 12/Apr/08 TR O/S
with A School Group (with Jon)
jl 12/Apr/08 Lead O/S
with A School Group
ChrisBrooke 01/Apr/08 TR
Hidden 27/Mar/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Mar/08 2nd O/S
bpmclimb 12/Feb/08 Lead O/S
with Clare
Huntlyfiddler 12/Feb/08 2nd
Hidden 27/Jan/08 Lead O/S
CarolineH 03/Jan/08 Lead rpt
with Neil
Hidden 29/Dec/07 -
TonyP 13/Dec/07 Lead O/S
with M Green
Matt Bill Platypus 08/Dec/07 Lead O/S
with The Gap
shameless 08/Dec/07 Lead
with fi
Jules 210681 15/Nov/07 Lead
ian_tintin 13/Nov/07 TR
with Sally Brown
FrankKeogh 22/Oct/07 TR O/S


with Paul Morse
dazbarker 22/Oct/07 TR O/S
with Paul
Hidden 17/Oct/07 Lead
Mother Simon 02/Jul/07 Lead O/S
with Esther Wharf
prawn ?/Jun/07 2nd
with Graham
Hidden ?/Jun/07 Lead O/S
gilldando 25/Apr/07 -

brilliant route- the start was hard for little wimpy short me but wow! its a bit of a head f*** relying on the wierd "holds" on the upper slab

with Mike
Katex 25/Mar/07 Lead O/S
with Simon Edwards
mark4344 18/Mar/07 Lead O/S
with Nick Coles
Hidden 05/Mar/07 Lead O/S
SteveM 29/Dec/06 Lead O/S
with Corky
Hidden 28/Dec/06 TR dog
Hidden 19/Dec/06 2nd O/S
Dhonny_Jaws 19/Dec/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Nov/06 Lead O/S
Zoomer 15/Nov/06 Lead
with A Student
Hidden 31/Oct/06 Lead
CJE 26/Oct/06 Lead O/S
with Richard Merrell
The Bad Cough 01/Oct/06 Lead O/S
Captain Solo 29/Apr/06 Lead
with Karen
Hidden 03/Apr/06 Lead O/S
alaan ?/Apr/06 Lead O/S

On trad gear, for a giggle.

with Eurydice
Hidden ?/Apr/06 -
TiffTiff 02/Jan/06 Lead O/S
Hopevalleypaul 20/Dec/05 2nd
with Gareth W
Hidden 21/Nov/05 Lead O/S
Dax 20/Oct/05 Lead O/S

Nice climbing. Easily my fav route of the day.

brianrunner 09/Apr/05 AltLd
Hidden 05/Mar/05 Lead O/S
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