Rockfax Description
12m. Climb to the roof and pass it on the right before moving carefully back left to a ledge. Balance up the final groove to safety. The ledge can be reached direct by a layback and a bit of a stretch. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
Left of Birch Tree Wall is a prominent overhanging roof half way up the face. Climb to this and pass it by going right. Then step back left and up into a groove which feels bold and insecure.

K Wood, M. Biden, M Mortimer. 16/Oct/1971

Wizzy 25/Aug Solo rpt
LMS 18/Jul 2nd

Great climb till slippy scary ending!!!

climberchristy 18/Jul Lead rpt

Top as filthy as ever but enjoyed the route nevertheless.

with LMS
Anti-faff 13/Jun Lead dnf

Top groove filthy and greasy, backed off and finished up BTW.

with Masa
masa-alpin 13/Jun 2nd β

A bit dirty at the crucial slab. Cleaning would have made a difference. The initial overhang was a hard 5c for me, as I could not reach the good slot from a good stable foothold.

John Brayshaw 24/Sep/16 2nd O/S
with Gareth
Dr Toph 10/Sep/16 Solo O/S

bit dirty on the crux

Roisin 04/Oct/15 Lead O/S
David_Gledson 18/May/15 Lead O/S
with Alan
davebrox 12/May/15 Lead O/S
with Lee
Climbster 26/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Vick, Ian
Bloke on a Rope 26/Apr/15 2nd β
with Matt
Hidden 23/Apr/15 Lead O/S
Graeme Hammond 19/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Jim
Jim Slater 19/Apr/15 2nd O/S
Wizzy 07/Sep/14 Lead O/S
jackappleby 10/Jul/14 Lead O/S

a route of two halves, both with an interesting move.

with Rowan
crossleysm ?/Jul/14 2nd
with Tony Walker
kyaizawa 08/Mar/14 Lead O/S

Great route, move through rook using sidepull wasn't as hard as expected once I'd got high enough on the hold, and given the slightly green conditions, the top groove was spicy!!

Hidden 08/Mar/14 2nd
MFB 10/Sep/13 2nd
with MB
ebf 04/Aug/13 Lead O/S

Excellent route of two halves. Brilliant pull through the overhang (make sure you get your right hand in the side pull!) and delicate smearing in the top groove. Lovely.

with Woody
pebbles 27/Jul/13 2nd

backed off the lead - just couldnt seem to reach the sidepull. managed to get it once but not high enough, then couldnt get it again. watched how dave did it, but he could just about reach from the ledge. eventualy thrutched the move on second after a protracted struggle but it was nowhere near in control. gear above is there but very small.

Theo Moore - UKC and UKH 17/Jun/13 Lead O/S
climberchristy 10/Jun/13 Lead O/S

A nice route. Easy for 5b but fairly run out at top.

with bencole
PeteH 04/Jun/13 2nd O/S
bencole ?/Jun/13 Lead O/S
cobweb 25/May/13 Lead
with Roger Waterworth
Calum Wadsworth 15/May/13 Lead O/S

Tad run out but thats what makes it brilliant!

with S.O.C, Harry
Hidden 21/Oct/12 Lead O/S
climbingpixie 21/Oct/12 2nd O/S

Desperate moves to get established on the slab (I think reach may be an issue getting the pocket) and then hard moves on dirty scrittly holds to get up the top groove.

with Andy
RFWilkie 02/Aug/12 2nd O/S
with Mark
Thinker01 02/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with Ralph Wilkinson
Hidden 10/Jun/12 Lead O/S
jeffb 31/Mar/12 2nd
with diggler
Diggler 31/Mar/12 Lead O/S

First lead of the year

with jeffb
robertmctague ??/2012 Lead O/S

felt easy for E1 despite how green it was.

a13x 16/Oct/11 2nd O/S
with Jessie Harris, James Stokes
pebbles 29/Aug/11 2nd

good lead by dave, gear is a bit sparse and mostly below you on hardest moves

andysroom 22/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Ali
pebbles 27/Jul/11 TR

initially thought there was no gear on the face, but its protectable (just) with micro cams and nuts. final groove is unprotected, but you would probably just plop onto the ledge

Ewan Russell 06/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Alec
APRS 06/Jun/11 2nd O/S
markfairbank 11/May/11 Lead dnf

Bottled the top groove, probably would have been ok but 'probably' is a big word with poor gear!

with Ray Sharples
mfisher 05/May/11 2nd O/S
ollyroberts 05/May/11 Lead O/S
with Matty
Palindrome ?/May/11 2nd

Rest at crux.

petellis 06/Oct/10 2nd O/S
jkarran 06/Oct/10 Lead

A rare E1 gift from Brimham

with Pete
Hidden 25/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Sep/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 11/Jul/10 -
cobweb 14/May/10 Lead O/S
with martyn hopson
Tamati ?/Apr/10 2nd O/S
RossG ??/2010 -
BorisVBlade 11/Oct/09 2nd O/S
with Leon, Neil Dowse
Jack00 24/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Will Ward
Adam1973 07/Dec/08 2nd rpt
with jonka
cem 28/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Adam1973 15/Jun/08 2nd rpt
IanJackson 29/May/08 2nd
with Robeverybody
betamonkey 06/Apr/08 2nd O/S
with Jonny Baker, Adam Burt
Adam1973 06/Apr/08 Lead rpt
Adam1973 17/Aug/07 2nd rpt
IanJackson 17/Aug/07 Lead O/S
with Adam
Adam1973 09/Aug/07 Lead O/S
stewart murray 09/Aug/07 2nd
furry 06/Jun/07 2nd O/S
with LMC
Hidden 18/Feb/07 Lead O/S
reapey 12/Oct/06 2nd
with phil
Russell Lovett 08/Oct/06 2nd O/S
with tony lickes
Zoomer 21/Sep/06 2nd

Wobbly finish.

with Paul Chiddle
Hidden ??/2006 Lead O/S
Phill Mitch ??/2006 Lead O/S
with reapey
Hidden 11/Apr/05 Lead O/S
stuart100 ?/Apr/05 Lead rpt
with Claire Graham
adam carless ?/Jan/05 2nd
with JRo
Hidden ?/Jan/05 Lead
Hidden ?/Jan/05 Lead
Hidden ?/Jan/05 Lead
Hidden ?/Jan/05 Lead
Hidden ?/Jan/05 Lead
Hidden ?/Jan/05 Lead
Stone Muppet ??/2005 -
adam carless ??/2005 2nd O/S

The top scoop was definitely an enigma for James and me. Anni was 3rd man up and had no problems at all.

Cragrat Rich ?/Aug/04 Lead O/S

Standard climbing club evening fare. Pathetically undeserving E1 tick was my opinion

Hidden ?/Aug/04 Lead O/S
Brown 21/Jun/04 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/04 2nd O/S
Hidden ??/2004 2nd
Hidden 22/Aug/03 Lead O/S
pezzerrr 15/Jun/02 Lead O/S
Martin Bennett 29/May/00 -
with NickH
Hidden ??/2000 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/96 Lead O/S
The Pulsing Motorik of Neu! 11/Jul/95 2nd O/S
with Drew
nickdonohue 10/May/95 2nd
with Dave Chapman
Dave Turnbull 17/Jul/94 Lead
with Jane Turnbull
Hidden 20/Mar/94 Lead O/S
Andy Say 25/Aug/92 Solo G/U
Hidden 15/Aug/92 Lead O/S
Chris Reid ?/Apr/92 Lead O/S
Paul Clarke ??/1992 Lead
with Unsure
Dave Musgrove 29/Apr/90 Lead
with Jim Worthington
Pete Pozman 11/Apr/90 Lead rpt
with John Byrne
Marti999 ??/1990 Lead
Chris Ebbutt ??/1990 Lead
Pete Pozman 26/Jul/89 2nd O/S
with John Byrne
Hammy 20/Apr/89 2nd
with Colin Struthers
Dave Musgrove 20/May/84 -
Hidden 16/May/84 Lead O/S
Nic Robinson 01/Aug/81 Solo O/S
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