Rockfax Description
Start next to the wide chimney at the bottom right-hand corner of the slab. Climb the slab to the left of this then follow the arete above with a hard move past the overlap. Join and finish up Michelangelo. Low in the grade but quite serious. © Rockfax

FA. S.Whimster 4.80 Apr/1980

Max Streeton 28/Aug/17 Lead O/S
emma1987 27/May/17 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Jul/16 Lead O/S
Mike Roger ??/2016 -
AngelaC 05/Sep/15 2nd
Hidden 16/Aug/15 2nd
Ian1987 04/Apr/15 Lead O/S
markalmack 04/Apr/15 2nd O/S
with ian
Neil Watson 26/Jul/14 2nd
BFG 03/May/14 Lead
bigbobbyking 13/Apr/14 Lead

Bit worrying and loose.

with David Brock
onlyfoddington 13/Apr/14 2nd O/S

Not too hard but some (a lot) really concerning rock in the top half.

wild_nomad 25/Aug/13 Lead O/S

Best of the day! Sustained interest throughout.

with Kevin
Nigel Coe 06/Aug/13 Lead
with Pete Kelly
lyneux 06/May/13 Lead O/S
with Paul Clarkson
mikeyjbs 05/May/13 Lead O/S
with Anna Kennedy
riddle 05/May/13 Lead O/S
with Derek
Fragmod 05/May/13 2nd
annak 05/May/13 2nd dog
with Mike Stephenson
sam corbett ?/May/13 Lead O/S
jcw ??/2013 -
themadbrown 06/Jun/12 2nd O/S
with james
Jams Crwca 06/Jun/12 Lead rpt
Richard James Edmunds ?/Apr/12 Lead O/S
PAJames ??/2012 -
vanderz 17/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Richard Alderton 28/Aug/11 2nd

Not sure where the 5a bit was meant to be.

with Pickles, Ellie
Mr. K 27/Aug/11 Lead O/S
James Oswald 27/Aug/11 2nd O/S

First lead of the trip from Kyle. Not bad

gritrash0 ?/May/11 -
Jams Crwca 24/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Pat
Hidden ??/2011 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden 12/Jul/10 Lead O/S
sjblake 11/Jul/10 2nd dog

Easy up to the overlap. Took a fall at that point, then had a breather before trying again. Got over it but was pumped for the rest of the climb. "If this climbs easier than the grade (HVS) then I'm not ready for HVS"

pembrokeshirecaver 03/Jan/10 2nd O/S


Ed morris 03/Jan/10 Lead O/S
with Dickon
Monkey_Alan 29/Aug/09 2nd
with Thomas Vaughan, Stella Moggs
tev 29/Aug/09 2nd
with Alan B, Stella
Des J 29/Aug/09 2nd O/S
with Max Streeton
Bex_M 29/Aug/09 2nd O/S
with Astrid Saxby
Mark_RMC 20/Jun/09 Lead

Lead this line after Ross backed off teh crux at the overlap. Some uncertainty as whether this follows the arete or the face (I took the face). Great fun, but with more sparse gear than the VS routes.

with Ross
trevor macalonan 14/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Southampton Rats
Hidden 14/Jun/09 2nd
Neil Pacey 25/May/09 Lead O/S
Tanya Savage 25/May/09 2nd
dave1 24/May/09 Lead O/S

Not a very hard Hard VS! But nice and the first of the season at 5a

with Alan Clouth
sara n 20/Jul/08 Lead O/S
with John Brooks
Hidden 05/May/08 2nd O/S
ksjs 05/May/08 Lead O/S

softest HVS ive done in a long time. fiddly gear in 1 or 2 places though

Edd Reed ?/May/08 Lead O/S

Accidental 1st HVS lead, on wrong route, oh well

with Donna Mawson
mike.moss 03/Nov/07 Lead
Rollo 03/Nov/07 2nd O/S

Easy in the grade, pinchy crux move on overlap

with Mike
tom.e 26/Aug/07 Lead O/S
with Claire
Hidden 26/Aug/07 2nd O/S
petecallaghan 05/May/07 Lead rpt
simoncov 05/May/07 2nd
with Rich Lade
coffeepot 06/Apr/07 2nd
with jelaby
My Gravity 27/Aug/06 2nd O/S

More interesting than the adjacent VSs

with Simon S
Hidden 26/Mar/06 2nd O/S
jamie ward 30/May/05 AltLd O/S
with Tom Skipworth
Hidden 01/May/04 Lead O/S
Chris the Tall ?/May/04 Lead O/S
with Alan Selby
tommy82 28/Jun/03 2nd
Marq 08/Jun/03 Lead O/S
Digger 26/May/03 2nd O/S
with James Latham
petecallaghan 06/May/03 Lead O/S
with Adrian Sherriff
Tarquin ??/2002 -
Bry ?/Nov/01 2nd O/S
with Pete Roberts
Hidden 05/Aug/00 2nd
cem 30/Apr/00 Lead O/S
with Miles Butteriss
Hidden 11/Oct/98 2nd O/S
Hidden 20/Aug/98 Lead O/S
Graham Iles 18/Aug/98 Lead
with Jenny Tweedy
Andy Say 04/May/90 Lead O/S
Rob Davies ?/May/89 Lead
with Mick Moss
mike bridges 18/Jul/81 2nd O/S
with Neil Gregory, Kevin Bridges
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High E1
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High HVS
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High 5b
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High 4c
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