Rockfax Description
A snaking line featuring exposed positions and very steep climbing. Start 2m right of the base of the arete.
Powerful moves on slopers, past a bolt, lead to an overhung niche on the arete. Pull directly out of the niche and climb past another bolt to beneath more steep ground. Traverse left to a spike on the arete. Continue up the arete before making a fingery move left to positive holds and a lower-off just above. © Rockfax

FA. (1pt aid) Frank Cannings, Peter Biven, Pat Littlejohn 1968. FFA. Steve Bell, Bruce Woodley 1979

Ticklists: Littlejohn South West Climbs, West Country Climbs, Ultimate E3 ticklist.

kingholmesy ??/2016 Lead O/S
mike mo ??/2016 -
alice fuller 17/Sep/15 2nd dog
Hidden 21/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Ellis Butler-Barker 18/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Toby Dunn 09/Dec/11 Lead
with Pete Saunders
Dawlish 03/Sep/11 2nd dnf

couldn't get off the floor this time - in my defence i was just getting over a nasty illness i picked up in the alps

Bristoldave 03/Sep/11 Lead O/S
with Dawlish
Hidden 24/Oct/10 Lead dnf
John Mcshea ??/2010 Lead O/S
with ante
ecowaller ??/2010 Lead O/S

done many times over the years

with Wendy Sampson
feilx 14/Jun/09 Lead dog

hard hard hard, i'll be back

with Angus
Justin T 30/Nov/08 Lead dnf

Hard. Starting moves, though powerful, are not 6b though.

with Crispin
Rob Kennard ??/2007 -
Marti999 ??/2006 Lead
Hidden ??/2006 Lead RP
tuftynick ??/2005 Lead O/S
jmhood ??/2002 Lead RP
with Wayne Miller
Simon cook ??/2000 Lead O/S

Clarke Alston

Tim M ??/2000 2nd
CraigMac1 ??/2000 -
Mark Kemball 05/Jul/98 2nd
with Jason Lloyd
mattnuttall 04/Aug/93 Lead O/S
with Ian Vickers, Alan Holden
Hidden ?/Jul/93 2nd
Derek Ryden ??/1993 Lead β
with Andy Turner
Mike Owen 07/Aug/92 Lead O/S
with Elaine Owen
adriandesouza ?/May/91 2nd O/S
Nick Biven ??/1990 2nd
with Keith Fleming
clark alston ?/Nov/87 Lead O/S

Hard start!

Hidden 26/Apr/87 Lead β
Paul Clarke ??/1981 Lead
with Unsure
Chris Terrey ?/May/80 2nd
with Mike O'Brien, Mike Morrison
Steve Bell ?/Sep/79 Lead RP
with Bruce Woodley
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