15m.

Rockfax Description
A strong line with excellent climbing along the left-to-right diagonal line of pinnacles and flakes. Watch out for rope drag. © Rockfax

FA. J Hesketh, H Tinkler 1962

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Si dH 16 Mar, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: not a bad route but i wouldnt have said the line was that great and some loose holds in the final groove. not 2*
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βeta: not a bad route but i wouldnt have said the line was that great and some loose holds in the final groove. not 2*
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Ian Campbell 11 Jul Lead O/S
Sanjin 7 Jul Lead O/S
with Glenn
with Glenn
Graeme Hammond 1 Jul Solo O/S
RM199 1 Jul Solo O/S
vonbon 21 Jun 2nd
Otis 25 May Lead Bit more elegant than the last attempt!
Bit more elegant than the last attempt!
luke384 16 Feb Solo O/S
Hidden 28 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S
evansliam 19 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S
with Jacob Shaw
with Jacob Shaw
evansliam 19 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S
with Jacob Shaw
with Jacob Shaw
Hidden ?Jul, 2018 2nd
Paul Roberts 26 Jun, 2018 Solo O/S
with Alec
with Alec
adam001 9 Jun, 2018 2nd
Hidden 9 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
xbraddersx ?Jun, 2018 Lead
with kiopo
with kiopo
kiopo ?Jun, 2018 2nd O/S
adamkidson 19 Apr, 2018 -
Hidden 25 Mar, 2018 2nd
Geoff Pettitt 25 Mar, 2018 Lead
tomcr88 17 Feb, 2018 Lead O/S
davecg89 17 Feb, 2018 Lead O/S
with tomcr88
with tomcr88
JustDom 23 Dec, 2017 -
Jd13 21 Dec, 2017 -
adamkidson 13 Oct, 2017 Lead O/S
Chrissy202 1 Jul, 2017 Lead O/S
with Bekah
with Bekah
Joel Miller 1 Jul, 2017 Solo O/S
nath2915 4 Jun, 2017 Lead O/S
darrenpp 4 Jun, 2017 2nd
Jack Manfredi 19 Apr, 2017 Lead
with Dad
with Dad
cmtoombs 15 Apr, 2017 Lead
with John Brammer
with John Brammer
adam001 15 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S Simple enough climbing, little loose rock nearer the top. Plenty of rope drag
Simple enough climbing, little loose rock nearer the top. Plenty of rope drag
dan_waterston 10 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S
with Ruth
with Ruth
tradisrad ??, 2017 Lead O/S
Hidden 28 Oct, 2016 Lead
Chris Manasseh 9 Oct, 2016 Lead
with Hannah Carrington
with Hannah Carrington
l21bjd 4 Sep, 2016 2nd
Dan Wilcox 31 Jul, 2016 Lead
Hidden 27 Jun, 2016 Lead O/S
Jan T 8 Jun, 2016 2nd Some bold moves for grade. Very little gear needed long slings.
with Jon Price
Some bold moves for grade. Very little gear needed long slings.
with Jon Price
Rob Wardle 7 May, 2016 Lead β
with Dave Wardle
with Dave Wardle
s.rogers 5 May, 2016 2nd
P Rogers 5 May, 2016 Lead O/S
Hidden 2 May, 2016 2nd
Simon Caldwell 2 May, 2016 Lead O/S
with Lemming
with Lemming
Allanfairfechan ??, 2016 Lead
with Simon Leigh Smith
with Simon Leigh Smith
penyolewen 27 Sep, 2015 2nd
with Ceri Evans
with Ceri Evans
Hidden 23 Sep, 2015 Solo O/S
tom bre 4 Sep, 2015 Lead O/S
with Ann Marie
with Ann Marie
petern 19 Jul, 2015 2nd
Mike_T0501 9 Jul, 2015 2nd
justdoit 5 Jul, 2015 Lead
Hidden 1 Jul, 2015 Lead O/S
lost.arrow 1 Jul, 2015 2nd
with Ian Ashworth
with Ian Ashworth
adamre12 18 Jun, 2015 2nd O/S Nick's first lead. The route is inelegant as the name suggests, entertaining nonetheless.
Nick's first lead. The route is inelegant as the name suggests, entertaining nonetheless.
idlefoddie 18 Jun, 2015 Lead
Caitlin 7 Mar, 2015 Lead
Hidden 7 Mar, 2015 2nd
darrenpp 5 Feb, 2015 Lead Oh, the inelegance!
Oh, the inelegance!
gazj1986 27 Jan, 2015 Lead
Rob Gillespie ??, 2015 Lead O/S
ChristineLouise89 1 Nov, 2014 2nd O/S
Hidden 3 Aug, 2014 Lead O/S
Hidden 3 Aug, 2014 2nd dnf
Neil D 27 Jul, 2014 2nd rpt
with Betha.
with Betha.
TomGB 22 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S
with Julie Taylor, Stewart Moody
with Julie Taylor, Stewart Moody
Hidden 22 Jun, 2014 TR O/S
Hidden 14 May, 2014 Lead dnf
matthew_ellis24 19 Apr, 2014 Lead O/S Found it a bit boring to be honest, but very well protected by slings
Found it a bit boring to be honest, but very well protected by slings
LiamGallagher 13 Apr, 2014 2nd O/S
with Chris
with Chris
Otis 13 Apr, 2014 Lead Fun climbing, good exposure and perfectly named in places. Worth having a few slings on lead.
Fun climbing, good exposure and perfectly named in places. Worth having a few slings on lead.
Hidden 8 Mar, 2014 Lead O/S
JackW 8 Mar, 2014 2nd O/S
Tomt1er 25 Oct, 2013 Lead O/S
pwb1981 25 Aug, 2013 Lead O/S
Hidden 14 Aug, 2013 Lead
Hidden 14 Aug, 2013 2nd
Hidden 6 Aug, 2013 Lead
Hidden 20 Jul, 2013 Lead O/S
c357 6 Jul, 2013 Lead O/S
Hidden 6 Jul, 2013 Lead O/S
Hidden 19 Jun, 2013 Lead O/S
kristinawe 1 Jun, 2013 Lead
Hidden 1 Jun, 2013 2nd O/S
franckNW 9 May, 2013 Lead O/S nice diagonal
nice diagonal
Hidden 5 May, 2013 Lead O/S
0ddba11 ?May, 2013 Lead
Landy_Dom 30 Apr, 2013 Lead rpt Clean repeat lead. Really enjoyed the wide bridging moves at the top. Well protected where it matters. Nicely seconded by Catherine.
with Catherine
Clean repeat lead. Really enjoyed the wide bridging moves at the top. Well protected where it matters. Nicely seconded by Catherine.
with Catherine
useful 20 Apr, 2013 Lead O/S Learned a lot about friction on this one!
with Steve E
Learned a lot about friction on this one!
with Steve E
JamesLloyd 4 Mar, 2013 Lead O/S
Wolfy1987 NEWMC 1 Sep, 2012 Lead
Landy_Dom 14 Aug, 2012 Lead O/S Lead clean on sight. Inelegance is right! Ended up traversing some of the pinnacles by straddling them. Exposed, mountain feel with great views. Protection needs a bit of thought in places.
with Ciaran Gallagher
Lead clean on sight. Inelegance is right! Ended up traversing some of the pinnacles by straddling them. Exposed, mountain feel with great views. Protection needs a bit of thought in places.
with Ciaran Gallagher
Hidden 26 Jul, 2012 Lead O/S
Ben0591 3 Jul, 2012 Solo
lost.arrow 23 Jun, 2012 -
with Stu Sherwood
with Stu Sherwood
Radical-G 9 Jun, 2012 Lead O/S
mdg skidmore 26 May, 2012 Lead O/S
with joe penfold
with joe penfold
devavictrix 24 May, 2012 2nd
belaleaderdave 29 Mar, 2012 Lead
leewhitear 20 Mar, 2012 TR O/S Plumpton College
Plumpton College
Rich Kay 10 Mar, 2012 2nd
with Admiral Steel, DH
with Admiral Steel, DH
DH 10 Mar, 2012 Lead O/S
with Admiral Steel, Rich Kay
with Admiral Steel, Rich Kay
CashaJones 9 Mar, 2012 Lead β
ScottHW ?Feb, 2012 Lead rpt
devavictrix 26 Nov, 2011 2nd
Matthew walton 24 Nov, 2011 Lead
tcn_2002 19 Nov, 2011 Lead
Contact 15 Oct, 2011 Lead
with Sam Howarth, Katie Simmons
with Sam Howarth, Katie Simmons
lou_p 2 Oct, 2011 Lead
with Liz
with Liz
Hidden 2 Oct, 2011 2nd β
Wolfy1987 NEWMC 24 Sep, 2011 Lead O/S
crossdressingrodney 11 Sep, 2011 Lead O/S
with Marq
with Marq
Marq 11 Sep, 2011 2nd O/S
Adam Hughes 8 Sep, 2011 Lead A route that has a lot of natural protection, a great route!
A route that has a lot of natural protection, a great route!
FinrodFelagund 20 Aug, 2011 Lead O/S Feels very exposed, and gear placements aren't great until you're nearly at the end.
with Susanne Flach
Feels very exposed, and gear placements aren't great until you're nearly at the end.
with Susanne Flach
Rich35 ?Aug, 2011 Lead
Tom Seccombe ?Aug, 2011 Lead O/S
with duncan
with duncan
Cooper ?Aug, 2011 2nd O/S
TCarrick 9 Jul, 2011 2nd O/S
Hidden 3 Jul, 2011 Lead O/S
bibster1989 2 Jul, 2011 Solo
Hidden ?Jul, 2011 TR rpt
Jenny Clarke ?Jul, 2011 Lead O/S
argyle_dude 28 Jun, 2011 Lead O/S
armouredego 4 Jun, 2011 2nd
part.tom 4 Jun, 2011 Lead O/S polished to a high buff
polished to a high buff
Hidden 29 May, 2011 Lead O/S
Bones [:B 29 May, 2011 2nd O/S
Chriswallis2 2 May, 2011 Lead O/S
with Jim MEC
with Jim MEC
Jack Delaney ?May, 2011 Lead O/S
with Vikki Morton
with Vikki Morton
Klingon 19 Apr, 2011 Solo O/S Easy VDiff. Solo'd & then brought Kelly up
with Klingon
Easy VDiff. Solo'd & then brought Kelly up
with Klingon
theboghopper 9 Apr, 2011 TR
simonvand 27 Mar, 2011 Lead
Spillers 6 Mar, 2011 Lead O/S
with Browell
with Browell
TheKing 20 Feb, 2011 Lead easy
easy
yarrow 29 Jan, 2011 2nd O/S
with Takacs
with Takacs
Takacs 29 Jan, 2011 Lead
with Harry Yarrow
with Harry Yarrow
Neil D 7 Nov, 2010 2nd rpt
with Betha.
with Betha.
Betha. 7 Nov, 2010 Lead O/S
with Neil D
with Neil D
Hidden 3 Oct, 2010 Lead O/S
Hidden 14 Sep, 2010 2nd O/S
tallan9 ?Sep, 2010 Lead
j.carney 30 Aug, 2010 Lead O/S
r.greaves 30 Aug, 2010 2nd
with james carney
with james carney
Jacqui Parker 28 Aug, 2010 Lead
with Stu McKinnon
with Stu McKinnon
Hidden 9 Aug, 2010 2nd
Hidden 1 Aug, 2010 Lead
Hidden 17 Jul, 2010 2nd O/S
turbojames 5 Jul, 2010 Lead Feels quite exposed, found myslef straddling a rock for a bit.
Feels quite exposed, found myslef straddling a rock for a bit.
lizzyb 12 Jun, 2010 Lead O/S
with Dan Styles, Chris Wood
with Dan Styles, Chris Wood
simozzer 5 Jun, 2010 Lead
with Cass
with Cass
ebastock 23 May, 2010 Lead O/S Anything but elegant so very aptly named!
with Lisa Levick
Anything but elegant so very aptly named!
with Lisa Levick
cas54321 9 May, 2010 2nd
mikelaing ?May, 2010 Lead
simozzer 25 Oct, 2009 Lead O/S
with Cass
with Cass
gary.barr 20 Sep, 2009 Lead O/S
mary 5 Sep, 2009 2nd
Neil D 5 Sep, 2009 2nd O/S
BorisVBlade 5 Sep, 2009 Lead O/S Very Inelegant indeed!
Very Inelegant indeed!
climbing_wiggy 5 Sep, 2009 2nd β
with Mary
with Mary
Hidden 31 Aug, 2009 Lead
Hidden 31 Aug, 2009 2nd
Hidden 19 Aug, 2009 2nd rpt
Leigh Phillips 19 Aug, 2009 Lead O/S
with Col552
with Col552
Ali H 5 Aug, 2009 2nd
with Tim
with Tim
Hidden 25 Jul, 2009 2nd
Hidden 25 Jul, 2009 Lead O/S
asmith37 12 Jul, 2009 Lead O/S
themanfromdelmonte ?Jul, 2009 Lead O/S
with martin williams
with martin williams
timjones 28 Jun, 2009 2nd
with Wayne Penzer
with Wayne Penzer
Sam1991 14 Jun, 2009 Solo O/S wicked little route, bit loose at the top unfortunately, but solid enough if you search around. Safe, easy solo, nice:)
with Dan
wicked little route, bit loose at the top unfortunately, but solid enough if you search around. Safe, easy solo, nice:)
with Dan
cooper leek 13 Apr, 2009 Lead O/S
with dave nw
with dave nw
Hidden 13 Apr, 2009 2nd rpt
Hidden ?Apr, 2009 Lead O/S
Hidden 15 Mar, 2009 2nd
sleavesley 15 Mar, 2009 Lead O/S
Hidden 28 Feb, 2009 Lead O/S
andrewineichen 20 Feb, 2009 Lead O/S
with jenny dodd / Mike Thompson
with jenny dodd / Mike Thompson
robbie9m 11 Jan, 2009 Lead O/S
samwisethebrave2 ?Jan, 2009 Lead O/S
with Lear Robertson
with Lear Robertson
Hidden ??, 2009 Lead
richardhargreaves ??, 2009 Lead
Hidden ??, 2009 Lead
Hidden ??, 2009 -
seb m-c 30 Dec, 2008 Lead O/S
with Martin Callaghan
with Martin Callaghan
Hidden 20 Nov, 2008 Lead
barni 20 Nov, 2008 2nd SPA ass
with ronnie
SPA ass
with ronnie
thompson1000 20 Nov, 2008 2nd
Mike_T0501 25 Oct, 2008 Lead O/S
with Paul
with Paul
dsjms 18 Oct, 2008 Lead O/S Not that enjoyable. Inelegant is the right word, you never really have a change to get into the route with all the scrabbling around.
Not that enjoyable. Inelegant is the right word, you never really have a change to get into the route with all the scrabbling around.
jonski21 18 Oct, 2008 2nd O/S
with dsjms
with dsjms
Marti999 12 Oct, 2008 Lead O/S
with lorna
with lorna
Hidden 27 Sep, 2008 Lead O/S
Hidden 19 Sep, 2008 2nd O/S
pad-rat 30 Aug, 2008 Lead
adam06 10 Aug, 2008 2nd well named, difficult to do elegantly!
with djnc
well named, difficult to do elegantly!
with djnc
Hidden 10 Aug, 2008 Lead
Graham Beaumont 29 Jul, 2008 2nd O/S Matt led the climb, and after the rain stopped, i edged my way up this not so elegant route.
with Matt
Matt led the climb, and after the rain stopped, i edged my way up this not so elegant route.
with Matt
Paul Bailey 27 Jul, 2008 Lead O/S
Hidden 27 Jul, 2008 Lead
Hidden 4 Jun, 2008 2nd O/S
C0ckn3y 1 Jun, 2008 Lead β
robkbangor 18 May, 2008 Lead O/S the two easier climbs here look like gear fests but the cracks are too wide. tricky.
with Phil Cockerton
the two easier climbs here look like gear fests but the cracks are too wide. tricky.
with Phil Cockerton
richprideaux 6 May, 2008 Lead O/S
with Alan Rossiter
with Alan Rossiter
Hidden 5 May, 2008 Lead O/S
neilmackie 17 Apr, 2008 2nd O/S
Hidden 17 Apr, 2008 Lead O/S
little trev 3 Mar, 2008 Lead
kitkat78 17 Feb, 2008 Lead O/S
with SteveM
with SteveM
SteveM 17 Feb, 2008 2nd O/S
Hidden 12 Feb, 2008 Lead
willson ??, 2008 Lead
with rosie
with rosie
MaddieT ??, 2008 Lead
with Matty
with Matty
Ed Booth ??, 2008 Lead
Matty ??, 2008 2nd O/S
with MaddieT
with MaddieT
daveagriff ??, 2008 Lead
DaveWarren 26 Dec, 2007 Lead O/S Inelegant
Inelegant
Strangler 26 Dec, 2007 2nd O/S
with Dave Warren
with Dave Warren
Hidden 4 Nov, 2007 2nd
Hidden 4 Nov, 2007 Lead
bobpilgrem 2 Nov, 2007 2nd O/S Nic lead- a mountain feel to this route, well worth doing.
with Bob/Nic
Nic lead- a mountain feel to this route, well worth doing.
with Bob/Nic
EAYL 5 Sep, 2007 Lead
with matt owen
with matt owen
MattOwen 4 Sep, 2007 2nd
with Ed Young
with Ed Young
peter myers ?Jul, 2007 Lead
warringtonade 18 Jun, 2007 2nd
with craig
with craig
climbingpixie 17 Jun, 2007 Solo An excellent example of that rarest of beasts - a solid, safe, low-grade limestone route. See also Incompetence.
An excellent example of that rarest of beasts - a solid, safe, low-grade limestone route. See also Incompetence.
Hidden 17 Jun, 2007 Solo O/S
lost.arrow 21 Apr, 2007 -
Hidden 1 Apr, 2007 Lead O/S
andy tetsill ?Apr, 2007 Lead
with Joy Luke Hazel
with Joy Luke Hazel
robo84 ??, 2007 Lead
Bex Atkinson 29 Oct, 2006 2nd O/S
with Adam Hall (led) / Abi Pascoe (belayed)
with Adam Hall (led) / Abi Pascoe (belayed)
hallex 29 Oct, 2006 Lead O/S Lovely climb with some nice moves but some really inelegant moves.
with Abi Pascoe and Bex Atkinson
Lovely climb with some nice moves but some really inelegant moves.
with Abi Pascoe and Bex Atkinson
EAYL 18 Oct, 2006 Solo
Hidden ?Sep, 2006 Lead O/S
snowcat 13 Aug, 2006 Lead Surprisingly interesting as it weaves around all the flakes and pinnacles - and worth its name
with David Gale
Surprisingly interesting as it weaves around all the flakes and pinnacles - and worth its name
with David Gale
Swirly 11 Jun, 2006 Lead O/S
with katherine
with katherine
warringtonade 7 Jun, 2006 2nd
with Joss
with Joss
Hidden 4 Jun, 2006 2nd O/S
Hidden 25 Apr, 2006 Lead β
Hidden 13 Apr, 2006 2nd O/S
Hidden ??, 2006 Lead
Hidden ??, 2006 2nd O/S
Hidden ??, 2006 2nd O/S
MDowson ??, 2006 2nd
with Richard Hargreaves
with Richard Hargreaves
George Ormerod ?Oct, 2005 Lead O/S
with Kris
with Kris
Hidden 25 Sep, 2005 Lead O/S
rob wmc 4 Sep, 2005 Lead O/S
with Pete
with Pete
BlueJohn 26 Jun, 2005 Lead
Si dH 15 Dec, 2004 Lead O/S
with Alison Ingleby
with Alison Ingleby
Hidden 4 Sep, 2004 Solo rpt
timjones 17 Jul, 2004 Lead O/S
lost.arrow 6 Oct, 2003 -
Hidden ?Sep, 2002 Lead O/S
jimshrimp 22 Aug, 2002 Solo
Hidden 27 Apr, 2002 Solo rpt
andy007 2 Aug, 2001 Lead O/S Lots of rope drag
with Jon Humphreys
Lots of rope drag
with Jon Humphreys
caradoc 25 Jun, 2001 2nd
lost.arrow 18 Feb, 2001 Lead
Allan Young 29 Aug, 2000 Lead O/S
with Michelle Ryan
with Michelle Ryan
lost.arrow 13 Jun, 2000 -
Hidden 4 Jun, 2000 2nd rpt
Hidden 11 Feb, 2000 Lead O/S
Hidden 17 Jun, 1998 Lead
Hidden 17 Jun, 1998 Lead
Roget 28 Mar, 1997 Solo O/S
with jon
with jon
lost.arrow 20 Jul, 1996 -
with Julie Bond
with Julie Bond
Rik Payne ??, 1995 -
Tony Buckley ?May, 1994 -
whispering nic ?Jul, 1993 Lead O/S
with torquil
with torquil
Hidden 29 Mar, 1988 Solo
RichardMc 25 Oct, 1987 Solo
Nigel Bond 16 Jun, 1984 Solo
wynaptomos ?Jun, 1984 Solo
Hidden ??, 1980 Solo
Rob Davies ??, 1973 Lead Date?
with Allan Sleight, John Lumley
Date?
with Allan Sleight, John Lumley
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