2 pitches.

Rockfax Description
A varied and testing hybrid which is both delicate and strenuous. Start right of Fly on the Wall at the base of the slabby front face.
1) 5a, 16m. Climb the thin weakness 4m right of the slabby arete to the overhangs. Move left under the overhangs to the arete and move awkwardly around it. Move steeply up and back right above the overhang and belay immediately below an overhanging corner.
2) 5a, 15m. Climb the overhanging corner and at its steepest point use good holds on the left arete to gain easier ground above that leads to the top. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
A varied and testing hybrid which is both delicate and strenuous. Start right of Fly on the Wall at the base of the slabby face.
1) 5a. Climb the weakness 4m right of the slabby arete. Move left under the overhangs to the arete. Move up and back right above the overhang (not direct). Move right again to a belay.
2) 5a. Move back left into the overhanging corner on the arete and follow this to easier climbing.

FA. Silken Thread T.Patey 1958 / Imperialist L.Benstead & D. Morrod 1969

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User Date Style Notes & Partners
royle883 14 Jul Lead dnf Initial slab too slippy in the heat, down climbed
Initial slab too slippy in the heat, down climbed
JagoNeath 6 Jun Lead
with 96izzi
with 96izzi
96izzi 6 Jun 2nd
Saffa 25 May 2nd
Hidden 25 May 2nd dog
climbdevon 23 May -
Luke90 19 Apr Lead O/S
with jbrom
with jbrom
Hidden 19 Apr 2nd dog
rohanpawlowski 15 Apr AltLd rpt
Cbulman 13 Apr AltLd rpt
rohanpawlowski 13 Apr AltLd O/S
with Cbulman
with Cbulman
Phil79 27 Mar TR rpt 3 laps for training
with Shunt
3 laps for training
with Shunt
J.A.Thomson 1 Mar AltLd rpt
with Ritch
with Ritch
brian watson 26 Feb Lead O/S in one pitch
in one pitch
scott titt 26 Feb 2nd
fammer 21 Oct, 2018 AltLd O/S I led first pitch, pretty scary.
with Alex
I led first pitch, pretty scary.
with Alex
Whorlhill 28 Sep, 2018 2nd
Small and weak 28 Sep, 2018 Lead
R0BJ0N 8 Aug, 2018 Lead O/S
with Steve Price
with Steve Price
Binder 5 Aug, 2018 AltLd O/S I led p1. Fairly exciting at times.
with Tutu
I led p1. Fairly exciting at times.
with Tutu
Tutu 5 Aug, 2018 AltLd O/S led p.2 with a small overhang
with Binder
led p.2 with a small overhang
with Binder
Martyv 25 Jul, 2018 AltLd Led first pitch, quite bold
Led first pitch, quite bold
Hidden 25 Jul, 2018 AltLd O/S
Hidden 23 Jun, 2018 AltLd O/S
lukegorman 13 May, 2018 AltLd O/S
JoeCoxson 13 May, 2018 AltLd O/S Entertaining with 4 people. Thought provoking moves, lots of variety from thin to steep. Gear was tricky at the start, but improved by the base of the overhangs.
Entertaining with 4 people. Thought provoking moves, lots of variety from thin to steep. Gear was tricky at the start, but improved by the base of the overhangs.
poreilly 13 May, 2018 2nd O/S
omaskrey 13 May, 2018 2nd O/S
Tilt 29 Apr, 2018 AltLd whoop! dewer hvs'in
with LDJ
whoop! dewer hvs'in
with LDJ
LDJ 29 Apr, 2018 AltLd
with Tilt
with Tilt
Cbulman 24 Feb, 2018 Lead
ollie1 20 Oct, 2017 AltLd O/S
with LDJ
with LDJ
LDJ 20 Oct, 2017 AltLd
with ollie1
with ollie1
evhall 19 Aug, 2017 AltLd O/S p2 - very steep - but juggy - great fun
with tp45597, goat
p2 - very steep - but juggy - great fun
with tp45597, goat
Hidden 19 Aug, 2017 AltLd
Phil79 12 Jul, 2017 TR rpt 2 laps for some stamina training
with Shunt
2 laps for some stamina training
with Shunt
matt_batchelor 9 Jul, 2017 2nd O/S
Tom Hill 13 Jun, 2017 Lead O/S Pitch 1 of this into pitch 2 of Spider's Web.
with Martin
Pitch 1 of this into pitch 2 of Spider's Web.
with Martin
nvalentine760 7 Jun, 2017 Lead O/S
SimonWooden 7 May, 2017 2nd O/S
with Mark Lewis
with Mark Lewis
Hidden 25 Apr, 2017 2nd O/S
nickstephens 25 Apr, 2017 AltLd rpt
with Chris Spencer, Henri
with Chris Spencer, Henri
CmSpencer 25 Apr, 2017 AltLd O/S
timreynolds 17 Apr, 2017 AltLd rpt
Dominic Acland 17 Apr, 2017 AltLd
with Tim Reynolds
with Tim Reynolds
afterthesend 9 Apr, 2017 AltLd O/S Me 1st pitch Sam 2nd pitch
Me 1st pitch Sam 2nd pitch
samparsons 9 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S
phil456 5 Apr, 2017 2nd O/S
with Graham M
with Graham M
emmyyatagai 27 Mar, 2017 2nd
m.powell02 27 Mar, 2017 Lead O/S
Hidden 1 Jan, 2017 Lead
jhobbs 26 Oct, 2016 2nd
with Pete Belfield , Charlie chambers
with Pete Belfield , Charlie chambers
Hidden 23 Oct, 2016 Lead O/S
andy bisson 7 Aug, 2016 Lead
AndyMorrall 7 Aug, 2016 2nd
gidmord 14 May, 2016 Lead O/S lead second pitch
with Pete Abernethy
lead second pitch
with Pete Abernethy
Ian Miller 14 May, 2016 2nd rpt
Cheese Monkey ?May, 2016 Lead O/S Fantastic climbing. Involved the whole way. Huge jugs on p2. Awesome
Fantastic climbing. Involved the whole way. Huge jugs on p2. Awesome
Jelly Mould Surfer 17 Apr, 2016 AltLd O/S P1, A technical slab and an awkward traverse under the overhang. Good climbing
with Mike Thorpe
P1, A technical slab and an awkward traverse under the overhang. Good climbing
with Mike Thorpe
alice fuller 16 Mar, 2016 AltLd O/S Lead the first pitch.Pleased to be in good mindset well above gear. Pete flowed elegantly(his words):) up the 2nd pitch with gratuitous kneebar/handsfree showoff move on loopy ropes and his usual solid nuts in the ohang, placed while cutting loose and shouting" look at me ".Think this is a bit below his grade:)
Lead the first pitch.Pleased to be in good mindset well above gear. Pete flowed elegantly(his words):) up the 2nd pitch with gratuitous kneebar/handsfree showoff move on loopy ropes and his usual solid nuts in the ohang, placed while cutting loose and shouting" look at me ".Think this is a bit below his grade:)
Skinnybloke 13 Mar, 2016 AltLd Lead p1, had a fall. Comitting around the corner. Pete lead p2 well climbed. What a start to thr season!
Lead p1, had a fall. Comitting around the corner. Pete lead p2 well climbed. What a start to thr season!
clubmanpete 13 Mar, 2016 AltLd O/S Started with the idea of Geoff leading both pitches.. once completing the first pitch and learning Geoff had an injured finger... was Tim to step up myself and lead second pitch.. second pitch though exposed is easier than it looks... first pitch for sure is more the trouser filler... when moving your right leg round onto the slab..beware... smearing on it is tough as it's very slipping... slow and balance required here.. a great mini adventure and worthy of its grade for sure
Started with the idea of Geoff leading both pitches.. once completing the first pitch and learning Geoff had an injured finger... was Tim to step up myself and lead second pitch.. second pitch though exposed is easier than it looks... first pitch for sure is more the trouser filler... when moving your right leg round onto the slab..beware... smearing on it is tough as it's very slipping... slow and balance required here.. a great mini adventure and worthy of its grade for sure
pete87abs ??, 2016 AltLd
with gidmord, Rosie Crossley
with gidmord, Rosie Crossley
ian d f 21 Nov, 2015 Lead O/S
onlyfoddington 21 Nov, 2015 2nd O/S Good mix of styles, tricky gaining the traverse line.
with ian d f
Good mix of styles, tricky gaining the traverse line.
with ian d f
Lumbering Oaf 5 Sep, 2015 AltLd O/S Led P1. Good slab climbing with a slightly awkward move left to the short wall before the belay stance. Well protected where it matters. P2 also good value for money.
Led P1. Good slab climbing with a slightly awkward move left to the short wall before the belay stance. Well protected where it matters. P2 also good value for money.
Chimnastics 5 Sep, 2015 AltLd dog Followed P1. I found this hard and awkward, and would have struggled to lead it. Took a big fall leading P2. Mis-read the sequence and powered on through above gear to reach the good hold, but was all out of balance. Fell all the way back to the belay ledge - nice one! Had to have another rest on the 2nd attempt, before sorting myself out and doing it on the 3rd go. Despite my difficulties, this is a great, and varied climb, though I think it's hard for the grade.
Followed P1. I found this hard and awkward, and would have struggled to lead it. Took a big fall leading P2. Mis-read the sequence and powered on through above gear to reach the good hold, but was all out of balance. Fell all the way back to the belay ledge - nice one! Had to have another rest on the 2nd attempt, before sorting myself out and doing it on the 3rd go. Despite my difficulties, this is a great, and varied climb, though I think it's hard for the grade.
Hidden 18 Aug, 2015 Lead O/S
matt1024 8 Aug, 2015 AltLd O/S Led overhanging pitch (p2). Great climb of two contrasting pitches, well worth doing
Led overhanging pitch (p2). Great climb of two contrasting pitches, well worth doing
Giles Eperon 8 Aug, 2015 AltLd Led P1. Quite hard traverse and awkward corner move. Much fun!
with Dan Wilcox, Matt Titterington
Led P1. Quite hard traverse and awkward corner move. Much fun!
with Dan Wilcox, Matt Titterington
Rob Moorcroft 22 Jul, 2015 2nd
with Richard Ive
with Richard Ive
crispycodd 30 Jun, 2015 AltLd O/S Led P1, Stephen led P2. P1 does not have any gear until at the overhang but then has loads, nice move round left and then back right above the overhang. P2 steep to start with but much easier above the overhang.
Led P1, Stephen led P2. P1 does not have any gear until at the overhang but then has loads, nice move round left and then back right above the overhang. P2 steep to start with but much easier above the overhang.
Matt77 21 Jun, 2015 AltLd O/S I led pitch 1.
with Shane
I led pitch 1.
with Shane
islandlynx 21 Jun, 2015 AltLd O/S Led p2 which felt easy. Contrasting pitches
with Matt77
Led p2 which felt easy. Contrasting pitches
with Matt77
Hidden 14 Jun, 2015 2nd
Mr Tickle 29 Dec, 2014 AltLd rpt Led p1
with Will B
Led p1
with Will B
Jim Malo 18 Oct, 2014 2nd O/S
with Stu
with Stu
J.A.Thomson 18 Oct, 2014 AltLd O/S
Hidden ?Oct, 2014 AltLd rpt
Hidden 20 Jul, 2014 Lead O/S
dbrooks 13 Jul, 2014 Lead O/S led both pitches
with gidmord
led both pitches
with gidmord
Sarah Welsh 11 Jun, 2014 2nd
timreynolds 11 Jun, 2014 Lead
Hidden 11 Jun, 2014 AltLd O/S
Felix Ottey 1 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S Led all pitches after partner got spooked on last pitch... Almost feels bottom end E1.
Led all pitches after partner got spooked on last pitch... Almost feels bottom end E1.
Joby 16 May, 2014 2nd O/S
with Tom Bunn
with Tom Bunn
Phil79 9 May, 2014 AltLd dog 2nd pitch. Rested on nut at top of overhang. Good climbing.
2nd pitch. Rested on nut at top of overhang. Good climbing.
whiteexplorer 25 Apr, 2014 2nd O/S struggled but succeeded
with Dave Piper, SurferStan
struggled but succeeded
with Dave Piper, SurferStan
Dilwat 25 Apr, 2014 Lead rpt led both pitches.Pitch one feels bold but there is gear if you search around. Good footwork helps. P2 has less finesse. Great climb with loads of variety.
led both pitches.Pitch one feels bold but there is gear if you search around. Good footwork helps. P2 has less finesse. Great climb with loads of variety.
Jackislav 9 Apr, 2014 Lead O/S Good holds were very wet! Scary first pitch
Good holds were very wet! Scary first pitch
Paul Hy 9 Apr, 2014 AltLd O/S
with Jack G
with Jack G
Hidden 12 Mar, 2014 2nd
Hidden 19 Jun, 2013 2nd β
richsmithinbristol 9 Jun, 2013 AltLd O/S Some kind of route climbed whilst trying to find Spider's Web!
Some kind of route climbed whilst trying to find Spider's Web!
shoulders 9 Jun, 2013 AltLd O/S
hornbywill 30 May, 2013 Lead O/S
tskelhon ?May, 2013 Lead
clmacdonald ?May, 2013 2nd
ewanthomson 19 Apr, 2013 AltLd rpt Led 1st pitch this time, Jack 2nd. Delicate!
with Jack Keo
Led 1st pitch this time, Jack 2nd. Delicate!
with Jack Keo
Mr Tickle 24 Feb, 2013 Lead O/S Found the first pitch the trickiest. Led p1 and p2
Found the first pitch the trickiest. Led p1 and p2
Ian Miller 4 Feb, 2013 2nd
Hidden ??, 2013 -
willhornby ??, 2013 -
MrWiggles 6 Sep, 2012 AltLd O/S lewis 1st pitch. myself 2nd pitch
with lewis stuart
lewis 1st pitch. myself 2nd pitch
with lewis stuart
LDJ 1 Sep, 2012 Lead
with Lou
with Lou
debbie roberts 21 Aug, 2012 2nd
Marti999 21 Aug, 2012 Lead O/S
nickstephens 28 Jul, 2012 AltLd O/S
with gg4419
with gg4419
gg4419 ?Jul, 2012 AltLd O/S Lead Pitch 1
Lead Pitch 1
martin clarke 22 May, 2012 AltLd dog second pitch lead push me
with steve ashworth
second pitch lead push me
with steve ashworth
stephen ashworth 22 May, 2012 AltLd
with martin clarke
with martin clarke
Ed morris 28 Apr, 2012 AltLd O/S tricky climbing on first pitch. goey on the secound. just right at HVS.
with ewan
tricky climbing on first pitch. goey on the secound. just right at HVS.
with ewan
ewanthomson 28 Apr, 2012 AltLd O/S Ed pitch one, I led 2nd pitch; got the heart rate going! Very contrasting. Enjoyable route
Ed pitch one, I led 2nd pitch; got the heart rate going! Very contrasting. Enjoyable route
Doug miller ?Mar, 2012 Lead O/S There is Very little gear on the second half!
with SteveoS
There is Very little gear on the second half!
with SteveoS
DanRicketts 21 Oct, 2011 2nd O/S
Mark Kemball 30 Sep, 2011 AltLd O/S
with Simon Hammond
with Simon Hammond
Hidden 21 Sep, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 31 May, 2011 Lead
Hidden 31 May, 2011 2nd
pielander 14 Mar, 2011 2nd
minexplorer 14 Mar, 2011 Lead led both pitches.phew top pitch v run out huge fall potential commiting moves.v delicate 1st pitch at start bit commiting too with deck out potential-take care
led both pitches.phew top pitch v run out huge fall potential commiting moves.v delicate 1st pitch at start bit commiting too with deck out potential-take care
DanRicketts ??, 2011 2nd O/S
stevorobs3 ??, 2011 Lead dog had one rest below the overhang :(
had one rest below the overhang :(
Dilwat 24 Sep, 2010 2nd O/S
with Nick
with Nick
minexplorer 15 Sep, 2010 AltLd led 1st pitch brilliant delicate unprotected bit in middle
led 1st pitch brilliant delicate unprotected bit in middle
Rock Lizard ?Sep, 2010 AltLd
nickdonohue ?Aug, 2010 Lead
with Steve ?
with Steve ?
Homes 28 Jun, 2010 AltLd
with Shaun M
with Shaun M
Hidden 13 Oct, 2009 2nd rpt
Hidden ??, 2007 AltLd
leadmat ??, 2006 Lead
leadmat ??, 2006 -
Hidden 18 Mar, 2004 Lead O/S
Mark Stevenson 4 Aug, 2002 AltLd O/S
with Gerry Martin
with Gerry Martin
Frostie ??, 2002 Lead
with various
with various
Paul_southgate68 ??, 1995 - Hard**
Hard**
Hidden 24 Mar, 1984 Lead β
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