30m.

Rockfax Description
More brilliant tufa-wrestling. Full on 3D climbing with some huge rests along the way. Getting polished and harder when it is humid. The extension is probably still a project at around 8c. © Rockfax

FA. Guy Abert, Olivier Didon, Lionel Catsoyannis, Paola Pezzini 30/Nov/2001

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Ben Stokes 22 May, 2006 Show βeta
βeta: I found this route quite disjointed and therefore slightly dissapointing. Still worth a couple of stars though.
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βeta: I found this route quite disjointed and therefore slightly dissapointing. Still worth a couple of stars though.
andybirtwistle 4 Nov, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: Another wild ride up tufas and you can det good rests
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βeta: Another wild ride up tufas and you can det good rests
Neil Binns 1 Nov, 2004 Show βeta
βeta: The lower off is placed to high for some bizarre reason
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βeta: The lower off is placed to high for some bizarre reason
richardh 19 Oct, 2004 Show βeta
βeta: Also fantastic, with hands-off rests, do you trust the gargoyle at the top to sit on?
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βeta: Also fantastic, with hands-off rests, do you trust the gargoyle at the top to sit on?
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idselerier@gmail.com 5 Jun -
jackob 14 May Lead O/S Almost as fun watching your partner struggle to mount the tufas as climbing it.
Almost as fun watching your partner struggle to mount the tufas as climbing it.
Hidden 12 May Lead O/S
lnbeamer 2 May Lead β Tufa bear wrestling!
Tufa bear wrestling!
CRead 24 Apr Lead O/S Outrageous moves and huge hugs, so fun
with Issy Budd
Outrageous moves and huge hugs, so fun
with Issy Budd
Hidden 7 Apr 2nd O/S
ian d f 7 Apr Lead O/S
James Smith 4 Apr Lead O/S Harder than Axium and maybe better too. Just totally silly!
Harder than Axium and maybe better too. Just totally silly!
Trisha Murphy 4 Apr Lead O/S
Rockmonkey1977 3 Apr Lead O/S Not quite the ‘full experience’ as Jim had placed the qd’s. Found this harder than Axium and less enjoyable but still fun enough.
Not quite the ‘full experience’ as Jim had placed the qd’s. Found this harder than Axium and less enjoyable but still fun enough.
shafiq lalloo 9 Nov, 2018 Lead dog
Lizlet13 6 Nov, 2018 2nd dog
with PaulG90
with PaulG90
Hidden 22 Oct, 2018 Lead dog
David Dickinson 19 Oct, 2018 Lead dnf Got so close to the OS but jumped off to escape some mean looking hornets. Found it much harder than wadi rum
Got so close to the OS but jumped off to escape some mean looking hornets. Found it much harder than wadi rum
Hidden 13 Oct, 2018 2nd
Roland stopps 13 Oct, 2018 Lead G/U
Hidden 11 Oct, 2018 Lead O/S
jacobjohncharles 1 Oct, 2018 Lead O/S
tinydancer 29 Sep, 2018 Lead dog demanding moves between getting to the no hands rests on the blobby tufas. brilliant route though
demanding moves between getting to the no hands rests on the blobby tufas. brilliant route though
Tom Corras 19 Sep, 2018 Lead O/S
with Gav, Newberry
with Gav, Newberry
Hidden 19 Sep, 2018 Lead β
Hidden 11 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
Scott Quinn 9 May, 2018 Lead O/S wild wild wild wild climbing such awesome sequences, only just held onto this felt hard!
wild wild wild wild climbing such awesome sequences, only just held onto this felt hard!
Tom.Priestley 9 May, 2018 Lead O/S Stupid wild 3D tufa maddness, amazing route! Hard!
Stupid wild 3D tufa maddness, amazing route! Hard!
Stanners 3 May, 2018 Lead O/S
with Kalymnos 2018 gang
with Kalymnos 2018 gang
Dave Reeve 27 Mar, 2018 Lead dog
with Steve Hordley
with Steve Hordley
Hidden ?Mar, 2018 Lead
Luis SD 18 Nov, 2017 Lead O/S
Hidden 17 Nov, 2017 Lead dog
AJM 27 Oct, 2017 Lead O/S More resting than climbing :) and all the better for it!
with Chris Foster, AllyBee
More resting than climbing :) and all the better for it!
with Chris Foster, AllyBee
Charlie Zephyr Booth 11 Oct, 2017 Lead O/S Last moves again! Bloody mythos!????
Last moves again! Bloody mythos!????
Malaka 26 Sep, 2017 Lead Most enjoyable single pitch of the trip :]
with Semen
Most enjoyable single pitch of the trip :]
with Semen
dranoel 8 Sep, 2017 TR dog One to try again, was the last climb and pretty tired when tried it.
with Eugenio, Vito
One to try again, was the last climb and pretty tired when tried it.
with Eugenio, Vito
Hidden 3 May, 2017 Lead O/S
chris_woodsy 27 Apr, 2017 Lead dog
Hidden 27 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S
matt davies 21 Apr, 2017 Lead dnf Got ridiculous pump left draw in....
Got ridiculous pump left draw in....
robertmichaellovell 20 Apr, 2017 Lead dog slippy feet!
with The Geordies/Mackems
slippy feet!
with The Geordies/Mackems
Rachael Ellis 18 Apr, 2017 Lead G/U
with patrick hill
with patrick hill
Patrick Hill 18 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S
with Rach
with Rach
sidge ??, 2017 -
Luis SD 17 Oct, 2016 Lead O/S
with K Wall
with K Wall
K Wall 17 Oct, 2016 Lead dog Fell just getting to final tufa
with Luis SD
Fell just getting to final tufa
with Luis SD
Juliette Baker 12 Oct, 2016 TR dog
with tomB
with tomB
tomB 12 Oct, 2016 Lead dog
with Juliette
with Juliette
Hidden 5 Sep, 2016 Lead dnf
wilchivs 5 Sep, 2016 Lead G/U Ground up probably most accurate description. Tried it as my first route of the trip last year and got beaten off after wrestling 3/4 of the way up. Did it clean first time this trip. Still a brutal climb, you really have to commit yourself to the last mushroom blob! 6c+ in the newest guide.
Ground up probably most accurate description. Tried it as my first route of the trip last year and got beaten off after wrestling 3/4 of the way up. Did it clean first time this trip. Still a brutal climb, you really have to commit yourself to the last mushroom blob! 6c+ in the newest guide.
dbrooks 16 Jun, 2016 Lead O/S Insane route, almost came off trying to clip the chains!
with Ben
Insane route, almost came off trying to clip the chains!
with Ben
nikolai17 3 Jun, 2016 Lead O/S Hard in greasy, sweaty conditions today
with Sarah
Hard in greasy, sweaty conditions today
with Sarah
marky 14 May, 2016 Lead rpt
with Sharon
with Sharon
rurp 10 May, 2016 Lead O/S Insane. Just bonkers! Ended up bridged between my heels and the back of my head. Hahahaha
Insane. Just bonkers! Ended up bridged between my heels and the back of my head. Hahahaha
Hidden 4 May, 2016 Lead
dom94 25 Mar, 2016 Lead O/S
Dawn_K_B 25 Mar, 2016 Lead dnf Unfortunately couldn't get onto the last stalagtite blob, excellent route though and would like to come back for it
Unfortunately couldn't get onto the last stalagtite blob, excellent route though and would like to come back for it
amccann 25 Mar, 2016 Lead β Nice boulder problems betweeen 6 brilliant rests, flashed in about 40mins as I enjoyed the rests a little too much, then climbed clean again in about 10mins while it was getting dark and a storm was moving in. Made it to the moped before the rain started, not the usual pleasant ride back.
Nice boulder problems betweeen 6 brilliant rests, flashed in about 40mins as I enjoyed the rests a little too much, then climbed clean again in about 10mins while it was getting dark and a storm was moving in. Made it to the moped before the rain started, not the usual pleasant ride back.
Teappleby 25 Mar, 2016 Lead β Got abit confused in the middle. Luckily there's a rest every 5cm's.
with Kaly2016
Got abit confused in the middle. Luckily there's a rest every 5cm's.
with Kaly2016
eel 16 Oct, 2015 Lead O/S
with Mountains guides
with Mountains guides
Hidden 10 Oct, 2015 Lead O/S
3 Names 10 Oct, 2015 Lead O/S
cameron.rutherford 6 Oct, 2015 Lead O/S 6c+
6c+
LucasHarazin 11 Sep, 2015 Lead O/S
wilchivs 9 Sep, 2015 Lead dnf First route of the holiday - will come back for it next year!
with Phil James
First route of the holiday - will come back for it next year!
with Phil James
Hidden 28 May, 2015 Lead O/S
TomJ 6 May, 2015 Lead O/S Obscene! Head over heels finale. 6c+ in guide
Obscene! Head over heels finale. 6c+ in guide
yan hawkins 15 Apr, 2015 Lead O/S
with ron
with ron
DanielGyi 8 Apr, 2015 Lead Total Lamb Stamna fest. I thought it was quite Stifado for the grade. I rode the tufas like an Italian cowboy.
with Phil Skurok
Total Lamb Stamna fest. I thought it was quite Stifado for the grade. I rode the tufas like an Italian cowboy.
with Phil Skurok
M_Robinson 7 Apr, 2015 Lead O/S Given 6c+ in the most recent guide, felt soft considering the 4 sit/lie down rests
Given 6c+ in the most recent guide, felt soft considering the 4 sit/lie down rests
Hidden 31 Oct, 2014 Lead β
Hidden 31 Oct, 2014 TR dog
Hidden 22 Oct, 2014 Lead O/S
Hidden 21 Oct, 2014 Lead dnf
Dougie Harvey 21 Oct, 2014 Lead O/S
with Mark Littlewood, Finlay Wild
with Mark Littlewood, Finlay Wild
DorsetGareth 18 Oct, 2014 Lead O/S Fantastic route! Mangling the tufa was a hilight. Loads of amazing rests.
with Wise
Fantastic route! Mangling the tufa was a hilight. Loads of amazing rests.
with Wise
RFWilkie 13 Oct, 2014 Lead O/S
Hidden 10 Oct, 2014 TR dog
Hidden ?Oct, 2014 -
Mike Owen 8 Sep, 2014 Lead O/S
with Elaine Owen
with Elaine Owen
Jon_Warner 22 May, 2014 Lead O/S 6c+. Awesome features and an awkward finish.
with Jenni
6c+. Awesome features and an awkward finish.
with Jenni
derico 16 May, 2014 Lead β
galerito 11 May, 2014 Lead β super mario :)
super mario :)
Hidden ?May, 2014 2nd β
Hidden 25 Apr, 2014 Lead O/S
jamiefoxen 25 Apr, 2014 2nd
Hidden 22 Apr, 2014 Lead dog
shaunhumphreys 16 Apr, 2014 Lead RP
benkelsey 13 Apr, 2014 Lead dog Flash pump - may have been a too steep warm up. one small rest.
Flash pump - may have been a too steep warm up. one small rest.
Adam Matthews 8 Apr, 2014 Lead dog
Hidden 5 Apr, 2014 Lead dnf
jason walker ?Apr, 2014 Lead O/S
with andy tibbs
with andy tibbs
Naomi Kyan 22 Mar, 2014 Lead RP
Hidden 6 Mar, 2014 Lead dnf
Hidden 6 Mar, 2014 Lead RP
Hidden 6 Mar, 2014 Lead β
colinmckay8 17 Sep, 2013 Lead dog Busy route therefore handsoff rests were shorter than they could have been, might get clean with some work. Very fun and different route.
Busy route therefore handsoff rests were shorter than they could have been, might get clean with some work. Very fun and different route.
Hidden 13 Sep, 2013 Lead O/S
Hidden 13 Sep, 2013 TR dog
alek 15 May, 2013 Lead β
Hidden 15 May, 2013 Lead O/S
Phil PBC 30 Apr, 2013 Lead O/S
with tym white
with tym white
Pippa 30 Apr, 2013 Lead O/S
Jim Brooke 30 Apr, 2013 Lead O/S hard work, despite the full on rests!
with Jamie, Marty, Pippa
hard work, despite the full on rests!
with Jamie, Marty, Pippa
mountain_jay 30 Apr, 2013 2nd
with Pippa
with Pippa
Martin Grenfell 30 Apr, 2013 Lead β
Hidden 19 Apr, 2013 Lead O/S
Hidden 19 Apr, 2013 Lead O/S
Hidden 18 Apr, 2013 Lead O/S
Hidden 15 Apr, 2013 Lead dnf
Hidden 15 Apr, 2013 Lead O/S
Carter 15 Apr, 2013 2nd dog
with Ed F
with Ed F
dannyboy83 13 Apr, 2013 Lead O/S
with Leona, Sky
with Leona, Sky
Hidden 12 Apr, 2013 Lead β
Alex Hallam 9 Apr, 2013 2nd β
Tom Livingstone 9 Apr, 2013 Lead O/S
with Rob Richardson, Alex Hallam
with Rob Richardson, Alex Hallam
Bargate_Champ 4 Apr, 2013 Lead O/S
benkelsey 2 Apr, 2013 Lead O/S so much tufa
with remus
so much tufa
with remus
Hidden 2 Apr, 2013 Lead O/S
dan gibson 6 Nov, 2012 Lead O/S
with julie carroll, helen gibson
with julie carroll, helen gibson
Fredrik Nyberg 27 Oct, 2012 Lead β
matiamallia 21 Oct, 2012 Lead O/S
Hidden 21 Oct, 2012 Lead dnf
Hidden 19 Oct, 2012 Lead dnf
Hidden 9 Oct, 2012 Lead O/S
Dave Foster 9 Oct, 2012 Lead dnf
with Si 2
with Si 2
simonr 8 Oct, 2012 Lead O/S
with Steve Warrington
with Steve Warrington
Tomar 5 Sep, 2012 Lead O/S
with Jay81
with Jay81
Jay81 5 Sep, 2012 Lead β
with Tomar
with Tomar
Hidden 13 May, 2012 Lead
Brendan 10 May, 2012 Lead O/S This and Totenhansel get 6c+ in the 2010 guide. I thought this was definitely the harder of the two. Other-worldly climbing.
This and Totenhansel get 6c+ in the 2010 guide. I thought this was definitely the harder of the two. Other-worldly climbing.
Billg 8 May, 2012 Lead O/S
with Bob Brewer
with Bob Brewer
Hidden 7 May, 2012 Lead O/S
davidliu 7 May, 2012 Lead O/S
with Helen Dale
with Helen Dale
Adam Booth 7 May, 2012 Lead O/S
adrian perera ?May, 2012 2nd dog
climbinmunkey 24 Apr, 2012 Lead dog Tried to do the last stalactite direct and slithered off. Great fun .
Tried to do the last stalactite direct and slithered off. Great fun .
pete1993 20 Apr, 2012 Lead
Jake Young 20 Apr, 2012 Lead O/S
Nick1812P 20 Apr, 2012 Lead O/S
with Kalymnos 2012
with Kalymnos 2012
JRae 20 Apr, 2012 Lead
Brian Rodgers 17 Apr, 2012 Lead O/S
with Esther Bott
with Esther Bott
ewen 11 Apr, 2012 Lead O/S 6c+
6c+
Hidden ?Apr, 2012 Lead O/S
Anna duckett ?Apr, 2012 Lead
Steve Long 28 Mar, 2012 2nd
MikePycroft 28 Mar, 2012 Lead dog one fall - big climb 6c+
one fall - big climb 6c+
kdalzell 13 Oct, 2011 TR dog
Liam FLeming 13 Oct, 2011 -
Hidden 13 Oct, 2011 Lead dnf
Liam FLeming 11 Oct, 2011 -
fildac 19 Sep, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 6 May, 2011 Lead RP
Hidden 2 May, 2011 Lead O/S
steve.warrington 25 Apr, 2011 Lead β
Hidden 25 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 14 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
ThomasB ?Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 26 Oct, 2010 Lead RP
Marti999 18 Oct, 2010 Lead O/S
Phill Mitch 16 Oct, 2010 2nd rpt
with Pete Brown
with Pete Brown
Glenn Sutcliffe 12 Oct, 2010 -
with Mike Waters, Neil Foster
with Mike Waters, Neil Foster
Hidden 12 Oct, 2010 Lead O/S
R8JimBob88 7 Oct, 2010 TR dog Taking clips out. Excellent climbing. Complete stamina fest and some crazy mushroom features!
with alik b
Taking clips out. Excellent climbing. Complete stamina fest and some crazy mushroom features!
with alik b
Hidden 7 Oct, 2010 Lead
La Mont 28 Sep, 2010 -
Greenman28 25 Sep, 2010 -
stargazer85 23 Sep, 2010 -
MonkeyDawson 1 Sep, 2010 Lead O/S
Hidden ?Sep, 2010 Lead O/S
Will_Maxwell 30 Jun, 2010 Lead dog Pumped out just before big no hands rest, second one from top! Should have been onsight! Amazing climb though!
with Rafael Pena
Pumped out just before big no hands rest, second one from top! Should have been onsight! Amazing climb though!
with Rafael Pena
craig d ?May, 2010 Lead O/S
marky 8 Apr, 2010 Lead O/S Unique!
with Sharon
Unique!
with Sharon
jgustafsson ?Mar, 2010 Lead O/S
with Jen
with Jen
Hidden ??, 2010 Lead O/S
Phill Mitch 16 Oct, 2009 Lead O/S One of the classic routes on the island.
with Peter greenwood
One of the classic routes on the island.
with Peter greenwood
llevick 14 Oct, 2009 2nd β reachy at top. Lots of rest positions
with .
reachy at top. Lots of rest positions
with .
ANC 13 Oct, 2009 Lead β Great route. Watch those tuffas; bumped my head! 6c+ in guide (2008) but felt pretty stiff; think i messed up any potential sequence.
Great route. Watch those tuffas; bumped my head! 6c+ in guide (2008) but felt pretty stiff; think i messed up any potential sequence.
Hidden 13 Oct, 2009 Lead O/S
Neil Adams 13 Oct, 2009 Lead O/S
with ANC
with ANC
reapey ?Oct, 2009 2nd first tufa climb hard but good rests awesome
with pete, mick
first tufa climb hard but good rests awesome
with pete, mick
Hidden 25 May, 2009 Lead O/S
DavidR 25 May, 2009 Lead O/S
nicolat ??, 2009 TR O/S
Eduardo Martinez ?Nov, 2008 Lead O/S
IceBun 16 Oct, 2008 Lead O/S
with John Wilson
with John Wilson
Hidden 8 Oct, 2008 2nd
andyinglis 8 Oct, 2008 Lead O/S Fanastic route. If carlsberg made sport routes... 6c+ in 2008 guide.
with Mal, Monica and Jen
Fanastic route. If carlsberg made sport routes... 6c+ in 2008 guide.
with Mal, Monica and Jen
Morgan Woods 26 Sep, 2008 Lead O/S Another brilliant tufa line.
with Iain and Tim
Another brilliant tufa line.
with Iain and Tim
khawk 20 Sep, 2008 Lead O/S
hamer89 30 Dec, 2007 Lead O/S
Hidden ?Oct, 2007 Lead
Hidden 22 Sep, 2007 Lead O/S
Ramon Marin 7 Apr, 2007 Lead O/S
with Kyle Nystad
with Kyle Nystad
Dave Musgrove ??, 2007 Lead In the sun and just after finishing cleaning and bolting Absent Friends. That's my excuse for a less than stylish ascent.
with Keith Morgan
In the sun and just after finishing cleaning and bolting Absent Friends. That's my excuse for a less than stylish ascent.
with Keith Morgan
Richard Horn 24 Oct, 2006 Lead O/S
JPGR 23 Oct, 2006 Lead O/S
with Yvette
with Yvette
Pete Wimbush ?Apr, 2006 Lead O/S
with Tim Foers, Andy Drinkall
with Tim Foers, Andy Drinkall
Seymore Butt ??, 2006 Lead
with Gil, Swinney
with Gil, Swinney
andybirtwistle 19 Oct, 2005 Lead
Kev Little ??, 2005 Lead O/S
Hidden 7 Nov, 2003 Lead
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