Rockfax Description
A good route up the central crackline. The 6b direct start is by-passed at this grade by starting from the ledge on the right © Rockfax

FA. G.Lewis, M.Harber 1985

Ticklists: Ultimate E2 ticklist.

Graeme Hammond 03/Oct/17 Lead O/S

great gymnastic moves with good protection

with Nina R
Hidden 03/Oct/17 2nd O/S
ianstevens 06/Sep/17 Lead O/S
with Jesse Stuck
cem 26/Aug/17 Lead rpt
with Masaki Noguchi
pie_eater_pete 13/Aug/17 2nd
with bwestwood
bwestwood 13/Aug/17 Lead
Hidden 08/Aug/17 Lead dnf
Hidden 08/Aug/17 TR
Flavio 04/Aug/17 Lead O/S
JendeHoxar 04/Aug/17 2nd
with Flavio
Hidden 22/Jul/17 Lead O/S
Longsufferingropeholder 09/Jul/17 Lead O/S
with C May
C May 09/Jul/17 2nd O/S
with Tim
GwilymR 22/Jun/17 Lead O/S
MSchobitz 18/Jun/17 2nd O/S
CRead 18/Jun/17 Lead O/S

Cools moves which are fine once you commit, cheers for the patient belaying micki!

with Micki
Rory Shaw 20/May/17 Lead O/S
with Jo Boyd
marcus_goff ??/2017 Lead dog
with will
Hidden ??/2017 -
mattnuttall 02/Sep/16 2nd O/S

With the 6b bouldery start which is OK... Climbs a lot like slate.

Andrew Wilson 02/Sep/16 Lead O/S
Will Hunt 28/Aug/16 Lead O/S

Really great climbing.

Hidden 28/Aug/16 2nd O/S
markfairbank 25/Aug/16 Lead O/S
Anne Gumbley 25/Aug/16 2nd dog
patrickcd 16/Aug/16 TR
with Charlie
bwestwood 06/Aug/16 2nd
pie_eater_pete 05/Aug/16 Lead O/S
deklan ?/Aug/16 Lead
Hidden 31/Jul/16 Lead O/S
Matt77 29/Jul/16 2nd
with Shane
islandlynx 29/Jul/16 Lead

After doing a huge rockover span to mono near the top matt educated me on the right way to approach things.

Tom Brierley Gore 23/Jun/16 Lead O/S

Short, repetitive, punctuated, nice last move.

dom94 08/Jun/16 2nd O/S
amccann 08/Jun/16 Lead O/S
with Dom
Hidden 02/May/16 2nd O/S
Dan Hostford 02/May/16 Lead O/S

Last route of the day. fun last move. No issues from either of the party

deklan 11/Mar/16 Lead
with louis
lithos 19/Sep/15 2nd

very tricky middle moves, found top crux ok.

with Gav
cem 30/Jul/15 Lead rpt
with Deniz Sumengen
renetemple 21/Jul/15 2nd O/S
with Alex cutsthebush
BTphonehome 20/Jun/15 2nd

Hard crux for inflexible legs like mine!

with Tony
tmawer 20/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Bram
chris wyatt 09/May/15 Lead O/S

about 10 goes to work out the crux. Good climb

with myles
john lynch 07/May/15 Lead O/S


with Bethan D
Ollie B 04/May/15 Lead β

Bob led first, pulled ropes and i led.

with B.Brewer
Hidden 04/May/15 Lead O/S
RKirke 19/Apr/15 2nd O/S
Stroppy 19/Apr/15 Lead O/S

The gear is actually pretty good and the rests are probably too good. Felt easier than Azimuth by a long way

Hulda 09/Apr/15 2nd
with Andi
Andrew1 09/Apr/15 Lead
with Hulda
Dizz 04/Apr/15 2nd rpt
with Dave Frost
Hidden ??/2015 Lead
duncandarnell 28/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Dizz 22/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with David, tony
guy757 15/Jul/14 -
Hidden 13/Jul/14 2nd rpt
Hidden 05/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Alex the Alex 14/Jun/14 Lead O/S

Great route. Really good problems in between rests. The gear for the crux was interesting.

Patrick Hill 09/Jun/14 2nd O/S
with Dan Geh
Coops_13 09/Jun/14 2nd O/S
Dan Geh 09/Jun/14 Lead O/S

cool moves

with Paddy, Ross
MorganPreece 02/Jun/14 Lead O/S

With the low start

Hidden 02/Jun/14 2nd
will_benfold 31/May/14 Lead O/S

Without the bouldery start

quiffhanger 31/May/14 2nd β
RFWilkie 25/May/14 Lead O/S
cpoad 17/May/14 2nd O/S
with Steve G
Hidden 13/May/14 TR dog
Justin T 08/May/14 2nd
with Rachel
Rachel Slater 08/May/14 Lead O/S
eel 03/May/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/May/14 2nd
hlegge 02/May/14 2nd O/S

Cool route,top move was interesting

with Adam Knightly
Stefan_Morris 04/Apr/14 Lead O/S
jcw ??/2014 -
Frank the Husky ??/2014 -
Dan Hostford 24/Aug/13 Lead rpt
Anoetic 03/Aug/13 Lead O/S

Great climb

Hidden 03/Aug/13 Lead dog
lyndsayh 03/Aug/13 2nd
with Ian Goudge
Chriswallis2 01/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Liam
LiamAD 01/Aug/13 2nd O/S
with Curly Chris
Matt Harle 16/Jun/13 Lead O/S

with 6b start

with Matt Gibbs
kyaizawa 15/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Jun/13 2nd
Tom.Priestley 06/Jun/13 2nd O/S

Scott had a tis

Scott Quinn 06/Jun/13 Lead


monsteratt 19/May/13 Lead O/S

A great series of exciting rockovers. Took me a while to psyche up for the opening moves to the big ledge. Felt thin and greasy. Glad I did though as the rest if the route was well worth it.

with Andy C
Dan Hostford 06/May/13 Lead O/S
freemanTom 04/May/13 Lead O/S

Utterly superb, worth the wait

with Stuart gmc, Asbo
Maddie 04/May/13 2nd
iksander 04/May/13 2nd O/S

Loved it, nice one chom

shed_hed 04/May/13 Lead O/S

Cool moves.

with Maddie Sweetman
goi.ashmore 01/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Roy Thomas
Rachel S 21/Jul/12 2nd
with Ros M
givemetea 21/Jul/12 Lead rpt
Hidden 21/Jul/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 21/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Jun/12 2nd
Hidden 04/Jun/12 2nd O/S
Dibdawg 04/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with Will Twiggers
Hidden 26/May/12 2nd O/S
theotherpetehill 26/May/12 Lead O/S

Excellent route

with Caroline Culwick
jossjones 23/May/12 Lead
james.slater 22/May/12 2nd O/S

Nice little route, loads of gear!

Keendan 06/May/12 Lead RP

Seconded once a year before. Did the direct start this time, which felt soft 6a, but very committing. Lovely route and well protected with cams.

with Alun, Remus
Hidden 06/May/12 2nd rpt
Hidden 08/Apr/12 Lead O/S
markalmack 07/Apr/12 Lead O/S

short and sweet. nice moves

Hidden 07/Apr/12 2nd rpt
Jim Slater 07/Apr/12 Lead O/S

Easier than I thought it was going to be.

Paulos 01/Oct/11 Lead
d_meacher 01/Oct/11 2nd O/S
Sophie Nunn 30/Sep/11 Lead O/S
with Alex
AlexD 30/Sep/11 2nd
with Sophie
Jams Crwca 14/Aug/11 Lead dnf

Backed off from crux move, wasn't finding good gear (bad head day)!

gaz.marshall 11/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Viv
AlexRenshaw 28/Jul/11 2nd

Via direct start

with Ted Lister, Thomas Renshaw
felixthelion 22/Jul/11 Lead O/S

Bouldery start, tricky moves between good gear and good rests. Very enjoyable, quite technical moves.

with anthony puddy
Hidden 20/Jul/11 -
benchwarmer 29/Jun/11 2nd O/S
with Konrad
barni 29/Jun/11 2nd O/S
with luke, Glyn
Luke Brooks 29/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Glyn Hudson, Barni
Glyn 29/Jun/11 2nd O/S
with Luke, Barni
mjeffery 24/May/11 Lead O/S
Keendan 29/Apr/11 2nd O/S

Slightly sad not to have led it, but it was fun seconding.

with Alun
Hidden ??/2011 Lead O/S
C Mclean ??/2011 Lead O/S
adie84 ??/2011 -
thomasadixon 09/Sep/10 Lead O/S

Might feel much easier if you're tall, found the crux moves much harder than those on Kitten Claws! Well protected though and not sustained so still E2.

with Becca
BeccaSnowden 09/Sep/10 2nd O/S

Hard moves between good holds/ rests.

with Tom
sam820 07/Sep/10 Lead O/S
with Angry Chris
Pippa 30/Aug/10 2nd
with Jon
Hidden 26/Aug/10 2nd
david morse 26/Aug/10 Lead O/S

excellent route, shame its so short. a good one to push the grade, very good pro

with siobhan
Hidden 26/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Dave Foster 16/Aug/10 Lead O/S

Lovely but soft. RPs recommended.

with Andy
MNA123 16/Aug/10 Lead O/S

Small gear, nice climbing, soft E2.

with john (Krank)
Rich Guest 24/Jul/10 Lead O/S

Epic encounter. Got soaked by a wave gearing up from a swellingly close tide then two waves drenched me wife whilst I was contemplating the two cruxes. Then it started to rain whilst facing the top run-out moves. Some stiff & technical moves!

Hidden 24/Jul/10 Lead O/S
RobRock84 14/Jul/10 Lead rpt
with Steve Quinton
Shauna 28/Jun/10 2nd O/S
with Jules
conorjclarke 10/Jun/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 10/Jun/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 10/Jun/10 Lead O/S
adam coxsell 10/Jun/10 2nd
gnc760 10/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with James Kay
Twisty 03/May/10 2nd rpt
with Byron Buck
Byronius Maximus 03/May/10 Lead O/S

Lovely route; tricky moves between good gear.

hardoreVdiffBen 02/May/10 2nd
Twisty 02/May/10 Lead O/S
with Ben Littley
Hidden 02/May/10 Lead O/S
cem 29/Aug/09 Lead rpt
Hidden 28/Aug/09 2nd
Hidden 24/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Ed morris 25/Jul/09 Lead O/S

first E2 clean onsight. lots of gear and quality flexible moves. Great route.

with Ronan Kemp
dodfoster 23/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with ben robinson
C coldwell-storry ?/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with George Ullrich
garywong 24/May/09 Lead O/S
givemetea 24/May/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 14/May/09 Lead
RobRock84 09/May/09 2nd O/S

brilliant climb with technical moves ,one tricky move right at the top(long reach needed)

with Steve Quinton
Brown 10/Apr/09 2nd O/S
with John
dannyboy83 01/Nov/08 Lead O/S
with Nils
tbs105 01/Nov/08 2nd
with Dan
Chris the Tall 27/Sep/08 Lead β

Lead on gear placed by Dom

with Dom Ske
Hidden 25/Sep/08 2nd O/S
Hidden 25/Sep/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Jul/08 Lead rpt
Tim W 12/Jul/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Jul/08 Lead dnf
Hidden 10/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Meg Jones 24/May/08 2nd O/S
with Tim Griffin
Jeronimo 05/May/08 TR dog

Couldn't do the direct 6b start. Bit of a boulder problem. And couldn't get the crux reach to the mono. Had quite a few goes at it before I got it. Next time, flash it!

with Dyno
Hidden 22/Mar/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Mar/08 2nd O/S
davebrox ?/Oct/07 Lead O/S
crag_monster ?/Aug/06 Lead
ewen 16/May/06 2nd O/S
John Kettle 16/May/06 Lead
with ewen
feilx ??/2006 -
John Kettle ??/2006 -
Hidden 24/Sep/05 2nd
cem 28/Aug/05 Lead O/S
with James Gill
Hidden ?/Aug/04 2nd O/S
alex_th 10/Apr/04 Lead O/S
with Tim Riley, Will Frost
Hidden ??/2001 -
belay bunny turned bad ??/2000 -
Nigel Coe ??/1999 Lead
Rich Kirby ?/Aug/98 Lead
with Robin
Carl Smethurst 23/Jul/98 TR
with Ian Pickles
Jeff25 ?/Jul/98 Lead RP

Nicer than its sister crack!

with Oliver
Hidden ?/Feb/98 -
michael burrows 07/Apr/96 2nd
with richard parry
Hidden ??/1990 Lead O/S
wynaptomos ?/Apr/89 2nd O/S
Bullybones ??/1988 -
Eduardo Martinez 19/Apr/87 Lead O/S
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