Rockfax Description
A good line on good rock with a testing but well-protected crux. Start on a boulder at the base of a low, left-trending crack in the centre of the wall.
Follow the crack left to its end and move up to a narrow ledge. Climb the slim corner above and traverse left to the base of a small staggered corner. Follow the technical corner and steep flake above to a final short wall and the top. © Rockfax

FA. Steve Bell 25.4.81 25/Apr/1981

Ticklists: West Country Climbs, Extreme 2018.

danjouan 06/Nov/17 2nd
patrickcd 26/Aug/17 Lead O/S
with Luke
Luke_92 26/Aug/17 2nd dog

Had to hang on the rope to be talked through getting a Tricam out, as I had never seen one before and had no clue how to remove it!

with Patrick
alice fuller 22/Aug/17 Lead β

Prev 2nd George C in March 2012. Enjoyed, def pumpy in hot conditions

gazhbo 05/Aug/17 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Jun/17 Lead O/S
Andrew Sloan 01/Jun/17 2nd O/S

One hard but well protected move.

Martin Haworth 01/Jun/17 Lead O/S
with Andy
Jess Carr 28/May/17 Lead O/S
with Ade
aiyer 03/Apr/17 2nd
with Wendy
beni 02/Apr/17 2nd
Wendy Watthews 02/Apr/17 Lead O/S

One set of hard moves that I struggled to commit too, followed by a fantastic flake, plenty of gear and a great route

with Abby, Beni
Rooney90 ??/2017 2nd
Ellis Bird ??/2017 Lead O/S
JackM92 09/Oct/16 Lead O/S

Found the crux section pretty hard, much harder than Misery Goat and Out Of The Blue. No gear, got extremely pumped so gunned for the top...huge runout, no more gear after the hands off rest. Felt very spicy.

Hidden 03/Oct/16 2nd rpt
tim.fairhall 18/Aug/16 Lead rpt
with Richard
Luxulyan 18/Aug/16 2nd
Kevster 14/Aug/16 Lead O/S

Must have missed the perplexing crux. Straight forwards.

Mike_Hayes 06/Aug/16 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jul/16 TR rpt
Hidden 12/Oct/15 2nd
philhilo 15/Aug/15 Lead O/S

Pumpy with a perplexing crux.

with Helen E
Hidden 18/Jul/15 2nd β
pete johnson 17/Jul/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Jul/15 Lead O/S
stevoland ?/Jun/15 Lead dog

Pulled off hold on last hard move

Tim_C7 04/May/15 Lead O/S

Really enjoyed this, crux felt ok.

with Luke Williams
London Luke 04/May/15 2nd O/S
adam 24 11/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Caroline
Hidden 11/Apr/15 2nd β
James Oswald 09/Apr/15 2nd O/S

Nice climbing

with Andy Moles
JulesV 05/Apr/15 Lead O/S
Ian Jones 05/Apr/15 2nd O/S

Quite difficult crux section and hard work to get the gear in/oot.

with Robert Durran (aka 'Big Bob')
Luxulyan 04/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Abi
Shauna 04/Apr/15 2nd
with Jules
John Tanner 07/Mar/15 Lead β
dbrooks 07/Mar/15 2nd O/S

enjoyable climb, serious jug romp at the top section... solid lead from John

with mo, John
eel 22/Sep/14 2nd O/S
with Andy J
bigdrew 22/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Eve
ferdia 14/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Stroppy 24/Aug/14 2nd O/S

A hard climb, tricky crux to figure out, I did it differently to Alex & Rog.

RKirke 24/Aug/14 2nd O/S
Alex the Alex 24/Aug/14 Lead dog

Slumped below the overhangs after faffing around too long. Big jessie. The crux turned out to be fine. Gibbered my way up the rest of the route. Will be back.

with Ed, Rog
bigie bob 02/Jul/14 Lead O/S
EmilyElouise 24/Jun/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 24/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Jun/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 01/Jun/14 Lead O/S
irish paul 01/Jun/14 Lead O/S
markalmack 30/May/14 Lead O/S
with james marjot
Mr Tickle 17/May/14 Lead O/S

Harder that 'Out of the Blue'. Found the crux quite pumpy but found a good no hands rest just before the crux which was very useful. Harder than it looks.

with RusseyB
andy_pemberton 04/May/14 2nd
with Brian Hannon
tim.fairhall 03/May/14 2nd O/S
with Sophie
Sophie Nunn 03/May/14 Lead O/S
with Tim .
Hidden 02/May/14 Lead
kingholmesy ??/2014 Lead O/S
with Colin
Neil McA 07/Oct/13 Lead O/S
with James Turnbull
AJM 22/Sep/13 2nd β
Tubs 22/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with AJM
Graham Westbrook 05/Sep/13 2nd
PaulTanton 29/Aug/13 2nd rpt

Was still laughing the second time round

with Bruce Woodley
Hidden 25/Aug/13 Lead
JBO 23/Aug/13 2nd O/S
alexjz 20/Jul/13 Lead O/S

Good route. Had a bit of a spaz going from the corner to the flake crack. Not very happy with my protection on this, should have taken more big cams as the initial crack swallows them up and had none left for the rest of the route.

with Matt Burdekin
Ed morris 26/May/13 2nd O/S

Great effort by Colin for a first E2. I suffered in the heat even seconding, maybe should have warmed up.

with Colin
will moy 18/May/13 2nd dog
with paul taylor
paultaylor 18/May/13 Lead dog
stuart34 05/May/13 Lead dnf


with mel b
Tom Seccombe 28/Nov/12 Lead O/S
jgordon75 30/Aug/12 Lead O/S

VERY well protected, though have to use the biceps at times to place it.

Ed Babs 18/Aug/12 Lead O/S

Good, but not great like most of the climbs here.

with Mike Hawkins
Hidden 25/Jun/12 Lead dnf
Spearos 20/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with Mike
Mike W 20/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with bigrob
Brian H 06/May/12 Lead O/S
Bristoldave 06/May/12 2nd
with Cusco
tobydunford 05/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with Toby Pitts Tucker, Harry Martin
burto 26/Feb/12 Lead O/S
with tom everett
Hidden ??/2012 -
Hidden 15/Oct/11 Lead O/S
nick arding 15/Oct/11 2nd
with nick saunders
CRiddiford 29/Aug/11 2nd
with Mark
mark20 29/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Different Steve 14/Aug/11 Lead dog
with Emma Hawkins
Hidden 04/Aug/11 Lead
dannyboy83 29/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Dad
pezzerrr 21/Jul/11 Lead O/S
nickdonohue ?/Jul/11 Lead

very good

with Andy March
Tom Heslam 02/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Ed Heslam
Hidden 27/May/11 2nd O/S
Alasdair Fulton 27/May/11 Lead O/S
with Burnsie
Nick Wallis ?/May/11 Lead
with Laura
ellis 29/Apr/11 2nd O/S
with Alan Willoner
Fran S8 24/Apr/11 Lead O/S
PaulTanton 24/Apr/11 Lead O/S

This is very goo. Well worth doing

with Special Robin
Hidden 05/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Craig Geddes 05/Mar/11 2nd
with Chris Goddard
Justin T 20/Feb/11 Lead dog

An inauspicious start to my trad season. Didn't find the alleged crux too bad, but lost the plot on the upper wall.

with Cherry
Hidden 20/Feb/11 2nd
Rory Shaw ??/2011 -
Mark Kemball 20/Nov/10 2nd

Slipped off at about 10' hit the ground on the stretch, badly brused bum on a boulder! (Got back on and did it>)

with Lee Bartrop, Nic Dill
Hidden 27/Sep/10 2nd rpt
feilx 28/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Heather
Chris_barr 22/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Simon
Chad123 14/Aug/10 AltLd O/S

Good hungover lead by Emily and a great little route, worth two or three stars though not particularly sustained, weird to do a smeary, balancy crux on a steep wall!

with Ben, Emily
lrandall 14/Aug/10 2nd

Brilliant climbing, exciting even as second. Very well protected with a great crux which felt softish for 5c. Took one rest on the rope after the crux moves due to serious pump. Very impressive lead from Max.

Si dH 11/Aug/10 Lead O/S

Pleased with this, was a bit go-ey for a few moves.

with Neil Furniss
Hidden 11/Aug/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 26/Jul/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 25/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Popkids 25/Jul/10 2nd O/S
with Kafoozalem
Macca_7 25/Jul/09 Lead β

Really pleased to do this, had a go about 4 years ago and had to rest lots. Well pleased

simon kimber 23/May/09 Lead O/S
with Hamish Rowe
sara n 09/Oct/08 TR
with Neville Contractor
Hidden 07/May/08 Lead O/S
eley1 22/Apr/08 Lead
with steve
Hidden 30/Sep/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Jul/07 Lead RP
Marti999 07/Jun/07 2nd
Hidden 07/Jun/07 Lead O/S
datoon 24/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with RT & AB
chris j 09/Jun/06 2nd O/S

Short crux at serrated groove, rest HVS-E1

with Ben Bradford
Dave-Westlake ??/2006 -
andy_pemberton ??/2000 Lead
with Zoe Billinghurst, Rich Mayfield
clark alston ?/Sep/99 Lead O/S

Quite cruxy.

with Brian Wilkinson
Hidden 12/Apr/98 Lead O/S
lowersharpnose 23/Mar/97 Lead O/S
with tombawimba
Mark Kemball ??/1990 Lead
Steve Bell ??/1981 Lead β
with Roland Perriment
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