Rockfax Description
A popular though highly-polished wall climb that has a tough initial section. Start in the centre of the face below a small crescent-moon shaped crack at 4m.
Climb up past the crack to a ledge on the right at mid-height. Climb the crack and wall above to the top. © Rockfax

FA. c.1960s 1965

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User Date Style Notes & Partners
Mlewis 1 Sep TR O/S Seemed a lot harder than a 4c!
Seemed a lot harder than a 4c!
ed.vos100 3 Aug TR
Ilia Nadyrbayev 28 Jul Lead O/S Polished trash as per
with Abbie Hurt
Polished trash as per
with Abbie Hurt
JoeCoxson 27 Jul Lead O/S Nice looking face, thought it must be worth a star ... then I felt the polish
with Hannah Dry
Nice looking face, thought it must be worth a star ... then I felt the polish
with Hannah Dry
jamie.gartside 22 Jun TR O/S
with Harvey Quinn, Chris kwiatkowski
with Harvey Quinn, Chris kwiatkowski
Chrissyk88 22 Jun Lead O/S
Harry williams 4 Jun Lead O/S Very fun route on small holds
with Cam
Very fun route on small holds
with Cam
petecallaghan 29 May Lead rpt
with Joe Callaghan
with Joe Callaghan
jamesrankin 29 May Lead G/U
with Wolfram
with Wolfram
Hidden 29 May TR
climbdevon 23 May -
Laurence Mitchell 4 May Lead
with Becky Marsden
with Becky Marsden
R0BJ0N 12 Apr Lead O/S
with Simon Torr, Steve Price
with Simon Torr, Steve Price
Hidden 2 Mar 2nd
Hidden 2 Mar 2nd
Jacob Eagles 2 Mar Lead O/S
with Emma Turner, Jack Turner
with Emma Turner, Jack Turner
petecallaghan 15 Sep, 2018 TR rpt
with Joe Callaghan
with Joe Callaghan
timorme 12 Sep, 2018 TR rpt
with Vincent Grendon 
with Vincent Grendon 
Skip 8 Sep, 2018 2nd dog
Tommy yorke 8 Sep, 2018 Lead O/S The polish makes for interesting climbing the start felt bold.
with Skip
The polish makes for interesting climbing the start felt bold.
with Skip
Henrylmmorgan 8 Sep, 2018 2nd RP
with Chris Kwiatkowski, Paul Aspey
with Chris Kwiatkowski, Paul Aspey
paulaspey 8 Sep, 2018 Lead
ShaneMoore 18 Aug, 2018 Lead rpt
AJH 17 Jun, 2018 2nd
Rebecca Hart 17 Jun, 2018 Lead
with AJH
with AJH
J.A.Thomson 5 Jun, 2018 TR O/S Rope solo
Rope solo
Hidden 13 Mar, 2018 TR O/S
Hidden 25 Feb, 2018 TR
DavidH89 26 Aug, 2017 TR
Peter Hewes 26 Aug, 2017 TR
Hidden 5 Aug, 2017 Lead O/S
Jim blackford 1 Aug, 2017 Lead O/S Gear is actually rather good
Gear is actually rather good
Chrissy202 14 Jul, 2017 2nd dog
with Andy
with Andy
timorme 26 Jun, 2017 TR dog
with Dan Isaac
with Dan Isaac
Hidden 7 May, 2017 -
Pete Burgess 26 Apr, 2017 2nd
with simon tong
with simon tong
sinbad 26 Apr, 2017 Lead Head torch ascent! Pete tried but backed off so I did it - nice end to the evening and first head torch ascent for a while - good training for the alps....
with Pete
Head torch ascent! Pete tried but backed off so I did it - nice end to the evening and first head torch ascent for a while - good training for the alps....
with Pete
LDJ 21 Apr, 2017 TR
with Alfie
with Alfie
Fakey Rocks 17 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S 5a? Pumpy getting the gear in... On polished footholds. I don't understand the direct start photos? I went direct... It is a direct start... is it a right hand variation missing the 1st gear? The lefthand start is indirect... The photos might be a joke!
with Skip
5a? Pumpy getting the gear in... On polished footholds. I don't understand the direct start photos? I went direct... It is a direct start... is it a right hand variation missing the 1st gear? The lefthand start is indirect... The photos might be a joke!
with Skip
Skip 17 Apr, 2017 2nd dog
G Weatherley 10 Apr, 2017 2nd
with Ed Walker
with Ed Walker
DCIGadget 5 Apr, 2017 TR RP
timreynolds 5 Apr, 2017 TR O/S
DanDevey94 28 Mar, 2017 Lead
timorme 28 Mar, 2017 TR rpt
with kayley Jefferys
with kayley Jefferys
Lizard Ollie 18 Mar, 2017 Lead dog The route is so polished I could see myself gurning in the reflection of the crimp. Unpleasant.
with Cal Pearson
The route is so polished I could see myself gurning in the reflection of the crimp. Unpleasant.
with Cal Pearson
phil456 15 Mar, 2017 TR O/S
with Graham M
with Graham M
Hidden 19 Feb, 2017 Lead O/S
Hidden 18 Dec, 2016 TR
Steve Jehu 17 Oct, 2016 Lead
Hidden 17 Oct, 2016 2nd β
BC 30 Jul, 2016 Solo O/S
Rob Moorcroft 29 Jul, 2016 Lead
Hidden 29 Jul, 2016 2nd
jamesb101 17 Jul, 2016 Lead O/S
with Rhyd
with Rhyd
Vorlette 15 Jul, 2016 2nd
WilliamRupp 15 Jul, 2016 Lead O/S
foxjerk 8 Jul, 2016 TR O/S eliminated the right hand arete. harder than direct!
with wiwwim
eliminated the right hand arete. harder than direct!
with wiwwim
bren361 10 May, 2016 TR rpt
Lee_Meaden 3 May, 2016 Solo O/S
stephen ashworth 27 Apr, 2016 2nd
with Ian hendy
with Ian hendy
Wilkie210685 26 Apr, 2016 TR O/S
Jenka sennikova 25 Apr, 2016 TR O/S
jacklut 20 Apr, 2016 TR O/S
Hidden 4 Dec, 2015 TR O/S
derryclimbs 26 Sep, 2015 TR top-roped, but should have lead it
top-roped, but should have lead it
Joe Andrews 19 Sep, 2015 Lead
with hairy51
with hairy51
Benjaminblanc 19 Sep, 2015 Lead β
with Joe Andrews, hairy51
with Joe Andrews, hairy51
hairy51 19 Sep, 2015 2nd
AndyMorrall 11 Sep, 2015 Lead First lead after shunting the route a couple weeks ago
First lead after shunting the route a couple weeks ago
Hidden 23 Jul, 2015 TR RP
Dan-Raven 16 Jul, 2015 TR
Danhan 9 Jul, 2015 2nd O/S
Jackislav 5 Jul, 2015 Solo O/S
Hidden ?Jun, 2015 Lead
frostage 23 May, 2015 TR RP First step into grade 5 territory
First step into grade 5 territory
Hidden 7 May, 2015 TR
SteveoS 26 Mar, 2015 Lead G/U Lead clean after putting in a cam and climbing down. Very polished but a good confidence booster for a VS climber.
with Chris Joyce
Lead clean after putting in a cam and climbing down. Very polished but a good confidence booster for a VS climber.
with Chris Joyce
Hidden 26 Mar, 2015 2nd O/S
LanceSolf 22 Mar, 2015 Lead O/S
Rob Moorcroft 15 Mar, 2015 2nd
with Richard Ive
with Richard Ive
JoelVJ3 9 Jan, 2015 TR dog
Hidden ??, 2015 -
jacobjohncharles 29 Dec, 2014 Lead O/S
Hidden 6 Dec, 2014 TR O/S
Hidden 9 Nov, 2014 TR
Hidden 9 Nov, 2014 Lead rpt
Hidden 2 Sep, 2014 TR
Hidden 2 Jul, 2014 Lead O/S
OllieF 30 Jun, 2014 2nd rpt Up to the easy part to remove gear then got lowered down to save the walk!
with Ant
Up to the easy part to remove gear then got lowered down to save the walk!
with Ant
OllieF 5 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S First VS in a while! Fun route!
First VS in a while! Fun route!
mpcfowle 5 Jun, 2014 TR dog Awkward climb, I will conquer this next time!
Awkward climb, I will conquer this next time!
Darrell Read 25 May, 2014 2nd
Hidden 25 May, 2014 Lead β
tobydunford 15 Mar, 2014 Lead O/S
with Kirsty Kerr
with Kirsty Kerr
Hidden 9 Mar, 2014 Lead RP
Hidden 9 Mar, 2014 Lead
Tom Seccombe 26 Feb, 2014 Solo O/S
with max goodman
with max goodman
jamiegee97 ??, 2014 Solo O/S
emmafromSB 16 Nov, 2013 2nd dog It was very dark. And wet. I missed the feet on the traverse and swang to beneath a bit of an overhang. Error.
with Matt Robinson
It was very dark. And wet. I missed the feet on the traverse and swang to beneath a bit of an overhang. Error.
with Matt Robinson
Hidden 10 Nov, 2013 TR rpt
petecallaghan 27 Oct, 2013 Lead rpt
with Josey Field
with Josey Field
Chris dyer 2 Aug, 2013 TR RP
with Jack Hunter, josh.sims
with Jack Hunter, josh.sims
josh.sims 2 Aug, 2013 TR
Russell Blackaller 1 Aug, 2013 Solo O/S The second VS route I have done at Chudleigh clinging on to a mono. Interesting start.
with misterb
The second VS route I have done at Chudleigh clinging on to a mono. Interesting start.
with misterb
martin clarke 16 Jul, 2013 Lead rpt
with steve ashworth
with steve ashworth
stephen ashworth 16 Jul, 2013 2nd
with martin clarke
with martin clarke
paul reah 24 Jun, 2013 TR O/S polish polish polish, squeeze hard, polish squeeze, done, would not fancy the lead!
with Tim Orme
polish polish polish, squeeze hard, polish squeeze, done, would not fancy the lead!
with Tim Orme
Hidden 19 May, 2013 Lead dnf
Graham Atkins 12 May, 2013 Solo
Hidden 2 May, 2013 2nd O/S
kennythescot 2 May, 2013 Lead
with Markwww
with Markwww
Dale Turrell 29 Apr, 2013 Lead O/S
stephen ashworth 6 Apr, 2013 Lead
with caroline blackmore
with caroline blackmore
Ian Miller 6 Mar, 2013 2nd dog Fell off without shouting "take" first, I guess that's some sort of improvement.
Fell off without shouting "take" first, I guess that's some sort of improvement.
Cheese Monkey 6 Mar, 2013 Lead O/S Just about better than staying at home. Just
Just about better than staying at home. Just
Hidden 25 Feb, 2013 TR O/S
Johnbsmith 22 Feb, 2013 Lead O/S
timorme 9 Jan, 2013 TR RP
with Alex Frosty
with Alex Frosty
Nick Biven ??, 2013 -
rustaldo 25 Jun, 2012 2nd O/S Damp and polished. Good lead from Hinchy.
with Hinchrn
Damp and polished. Good lead from Hinchy.
with Hinchrn
Hinchrn 25 Jun, 2012 Lead Very polished, making the first gear placement a little dicy
Very polished, making the first gear placement a little dicy
wezzie 23 May, 2012 Lead β
with Luke Steel
with Luke Steel
Orifice 15 May, 2012 TR O/S
timorme 1 May, 2012 TR dog
with Alex Frosty
with Alex Frosty
Hidden 31 Mar, 2012 TR
Chris_gowing 29 Feb, 2012 TR
Laura Parker 19 Feb, 2012 Lead Tricky start
Tricky start
Mr Tickle 17 Feb, 2012 Lead O/S
with davenev
with davenev
davenev 17 Feb, 2012 2nd O/S
FrancescaFord 15 Jan, 2012 TR Very polished, quite delicate. Pleased I did it without a fall. Prob my max whilst still being comfortable on polish. First top-rope outdoor climb...oooh.
Very polished, quite delicate. Pleased I did it without a fall. Prob my max whilst still being comfortable on polish. First top-rope outdoor climb...oooh.
crazymadfool 15 Jan, 2012 -
Debs 13 Nov, 2011 2nd
with UnkArl
with UnkArl
UnkArl 13 Nov, 2011 Lead O/S Fairly polished at the start but not too bad. First decent piece of gear is after the crux (which is the first couple of moves); it's pretty much all over after that. Nice route.
with Debs
Fairly polished at the start but not too bad. First decent piece of gear is after the crux (which is the first couple of moves); it's pretty much all over after that. Nice route.
with Debs
Hidden 12 Nov, 2011 TR
Will Hodges 21 Oct, 2011 Lead O/S
with Angusmc
with Angusmc
Frostie 16 Sep, 2011 Solo
stephen ashworth 27 Aug, 2011 Lead
with martin clarke
with martin clarke
Angusmc 8 Aug, 2011 TR O/S
with Jay cromwell
with Jay cromwell
berry 11 Jun, 2011 TR O/S
nick hawkins 28 May, 2011 -
Hidden 17 May, 2011 Lead
Wildstyle 14 May, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden ?Apr, 2011 Lead
NathanC 1994 28 Mar, 2011 TR O/S
adam kendrick 28 Mar, 2011 TR
BelayBunney 20 Feb, 2011 Lead rpt
with KittyG
with KittyG
Hidden 20 Feb, 2011 2nd O/S
Hidden 6 Feb, 2011 TR O/S
Hidden 4 Feb, 2011 AltLd O/S
ewanthomson 18 Jan, 2011 2nd RP
Ed morris 18 Jan, 2011 Lead O/S Truly terrible route.
with ewan
Truly terrible route.
with ewan
Ed Lau 15 Sep, 2010 Lead
with markv21
with markv21
francois 15 Sep, 2010 Lead O/S
Hidden 9 Sep, 2010 TR
georgedunton 9 Sep, 2010 TR
mike_lumby ?Sep, 2010 TR
f.kav 9 Aug, 2010 TR
petecallaghan 21 Jul, 2010 Lead O/S
sofe13 10 Jul, 2010 TR Loved it!
with Kilve Girls
Loved it!
with Kilve Girls
henbot 21 Jun, 2010 Lead O/S guide description is pretty poor
with Keith Lackie
guide description is pretty poor
with Keith Lackie
Hidden 19 Jun, 2010 TR O/S
richardadventurecafe 12 Jun, 2010 Lead Not too sure about the route finding - book is pants in terms of description... rubbish! But made it up as best we could!
with Neil Sperrings
Not too sure about the route finding - book is pants in terms of description... rubbish! But made it up as best we could!
with Neil Sperrings
cripper 4 Jun, 2010 TR A good sequence of moves to make in order to get up. Would like to solo it after a few more TR sessions to ensure I have the moves nailed.
with Benw320
A good sequence of moves to make in order to get up. Would like to solo it after a few more TR sessions to ensure I have the moves nailed.
with Benw320
jeremyvanr 4 Jun, 2010 Lead RP
Hidden 4 Jun, 2010 TR O/S
Hidden 27 May, 2010 2nd
Jimma 19 Apr, 2010 TR RP
Matt02003 ?Apr, 2010 TR O/S
with Jimma
with Jimma
Hidden 11 Mar, 2010 TR
harry40740 7 Feb, 2010 TR O/S
markv21 ??, 2010 Lead RP
MH123 ??, 2010 -
jmhood ??, 2010 -
Noodles 29 Aug, 2009 Lead
with sthame
with sthame
sthame 29 Aug, 2009 2nd
jamessandels 28 Jun, 2009 2nd
with Chris Sandels
with Chris Sandels
Kate Edhouse 12 Feb, 2009 TR
with Haven banks
with Haven banks
Popkids 24 Jan, 2009 TR Pete lead the route then set up a top rope.
with Kafoozalem & Nolan
Pete lead the route then set up a top rope.
with Kafoozalem & Nolan
Kate Edhouse 9 Jan, 2009 TR O/S
with Shunted
with Shunted
Jack_F ??, 2009 -
Hidden ??, 2009 TR O/S
Marti999 15 Dec, 2008 Solo O/S
Hidden 5 Nov, 2008 TR rpt
andrew549 1 Nov, 2008 TR O/S
RobSteere 25 Oct, 2008 Lead O/S
with Lida
with Lida
Reeges 13 Oct, 2008 Lead O/S
marksrhodes 9 Oct, 2008 2nd O/S
with Ben Rhodes and Nick Saunders
with Ben Rhodes and Nick Saunders
Hidden 7 Sep, 2008 Solo O/S
Hidden 27 Aug, 2008 TR rpt
richardr ?Aug, 2008 Solo O/S up down up down up up
up down up down up up
twm 3 Jun, 2008 Lead O/S
with Rob
with Rob
Hidden 31 May, 2008 Lead O/S
LaybackLizzie 31 May, 2008 2nd O/S
Hidden ??, 2008 -
ijd201 ??, 2008 -
dewrats ??, 2008 Lead O/S
Chris_barr ??, 2008 2nd O/S
with Harry
with Harry
Hidden ??, 2008 2nd RP
Hidden 23 Oct, 2007 Lead O/S
Noodles30 ?Sep, 2007 TR
sharmawho? 20 Jul, 2007 Lead O/S
with Oli, Chris, Nick , Dave
with Oli, Chris, Nick , Dave
Hidden 7 Apr, 2007 2nd
climber sim ??, 2007 -
Jonny_86 9 Sep, 2006 TR O/S
Jon_Warner 8 Sep, 2006 TR O/S
Hidden 17 Aug, 2006 Lead O/S
Hidden 15 May, 2006 Lead O/S
Hidden ??, 2006 Lead O/S
Hidden 13 Mar, 2005 Solo O/S
JeromeT ??, 2005 Lead O/S
Ben1983 ?Aug, 2004 Lead O/S
charlesmfrench 8 Jun, 2004 2nd O/S
with Simon Howe
with Simon Howe
MontyH 23 May, 2004 Lead O/S
with Paul Milton
with Paul Milton
bazzag ??, 2001 Lead
with james
with james
northerngreg ??, 2001 TR
Hidden ??, 2000 -
Steveb27 ??, 2000 AltLd
petegunn 5 Jul, 1999 Lead
with Jamie Caveman
with Jamie Caveman
Hidden 21 Feb, 1999 Lead dog
Hidden 18 Feb, 1999 TR
Hidden 24 Aug, 1998 2nd
Hidden 24 Aug, 1998 Lead
Hidden ?Sep, 1997 Lead G/U
colin milton 7 May, 1994 TR
with eric milton
with eric milton
Nettle 28 Apr, 1994 TR Playing about, Rog' followed.
Playing about, Rog' followed.
tompercy ?Jul, 1993 Solo
Hidden ??, 1992 Solo rpt
Derek Ryden 4 Feb, 1990 Solo O/S
Hidden ??, 1990 Lead O/S
Mickdenali ??, 1990 Lead
davidalcock ??, 1988 -
with Philip Scorer
with Philip Scorer
Hidden ??, 1987 Lead
Hidden 27 Dec, 1985 Solo O/S
Ena ?Jun, 1983 Solo β
Mike C 4 Mar, 1981 TR
mark-abz 7 May, 1979 TR
with Mick D
with Mick D
Steve Bell ??, 1979 -
Mike C 16 Jun, 1978 TR
Mike C 5 Mar, 1978 TR
Mike C 4 Mar, 1978 TR
Simon cook ??, 1978 -
Simon cook ??, 1974 -
Bolt Phobia 9 Sep, 1973 TR
Steve Woollard ??, 1972 Lead
scott titt ??, 1970 -
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