40m.

Rockfax Description
An awesome pitch tackling the thin crack and flake-line bounding the left side of the Nemesis Wall. Extremely sustained and varied climbing throughout. One of the original protection pegs is no longer in place and the pitch is now more strenuous because it's difficult to arrange alternative nut protection. Pull up to the base of the line and follow the crack steeply to where it curves and fades. A thin traverse left past a bolt eventually gains easier ground. The right-slanting crack above is still tricky. © Rockfax

FA. Stuart Cathcart 10.5.78 10/May/1978

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ClimberDateStyle
Theo Moore - UKC and UKH 01/Jul Lead O/S

Pretty hard and sustained. As Roisin said "I'm never seconding an e5 again". I could hardly grip anything by the time I got to the rest ledge... luckily the top crack is much easier than the guidebook makes out.

with Roisin
Adam Long 27/May 2nd

Second half of the crack is tricky.

with Ben Bransby
Ramon Marin 10/Sep/16 Lead β

Immaculate day to discover a new crag. As good as E5 as anywhere else in the country

with dave pickford
Ed Booth 05/Jun/16 Lead

Flash pump of the century!! Good to salvage a route from the weekend of stunning weather. Pumpy f*cker!

with Rob Ireson
Hidden 14/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2015 2nd
Hidden 04/Sep/13 Lead dog
Ally Smith 11/Aug/12 Lead O/S
barni 18/Oct/10 Lead dnf

very cold and hard

Billg 10/Oct/10 Lead O/S

Superb route. Not sure why the bolt is there - good small wires just below.

with Will Calvert
Ed Booth 16/Aug/10 Lead dog

a few rests around the crux. gets pumpy fast.

sadams 24/Jul/10 Lead RP
with Eric Hildrew
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe 24/Jul/10 2nd
with Ed Brown
Hidden 20/Aug/09 -
switch 08/Aug/09 Lead O/S
phil64 ?/Aug/08 2nd
with tim neill
LRob ??/2008 Lead O/S
Rich Kirby ?/Jul/05 Lead

Blew o/s as broke a foot hold and fell after clipping the bolt following crux. Finished route....damn!

with Hugh
Hidden 11/Jun/05 Lead O/S
Roget 23/Jul/94 Lead O/S
with jon
Steve Crowe 14/Aug/93 Lead O/S

E4 6b in my guidebook

with KM
ukb & bmc shark 19/Jun/93 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/1992 Lead O/S
wynaptomos ?/May/90 Lead O/S
Steve Walker ??/1988 Lead
Mike Owen 29/Jun/84 Lead O/S
with Pete Chadwick
Hidden ??/1983 Lead
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