12m.

Rockfax Description
12m. The crack starts from a sentry box and gives good climbing to a naughty finish up the widening and undercut crack. It is possible to avoid the last few moves by traversing the break leftwards to give a one star HS 4b. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
Steady climbing to the last ledge to where a thrutch up the final crack awaits. A lot of parties move off sideways here at 4b. Large cam useful for that last crux section.

Pre 1957, possibly the E.Y.M.C.

Ticklists: Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs, The Dirty Dozen, The All New 3 Star Way to Yorkshire Gritstone Heaven..


ClimberDateStyle
stev1e.wilso 21/May 2nd rpt
with Simon
Furry Goose 06/May Lead O/S
with Pollard
Jmpollard 06/May 2nd β
with Fergus
henry peter jenkins 05/May Lead rpt

Hard udgy finish!

with Dan jones
masa-alpin 26/Apr Lead O/S

Very good route with keep-coming interests. Excellent off-width finish is icing on the cake.

Anti-faff 26/Apr 2nd rpt

Never gets old. One of the best at Brimham - as long as you know the trick for the last move ;-)

with Masa
Hidden 19/Apr Lead O/S
ollyroberts 12/Apr 2nd rpt
with Esther Seddon
OLGrady 11/Apr Lead
with I Walton
cacheson 08/Apr 2nd O/S

That top out is nails

Bethwoodley 25/Mar 2nd O/S
kyaizawa 25/Mar 2nd rpt
with Beth Woodley, Bruce Woodley
olliemartin 29/Jan 2nd
with Will
WGEvans 29/Jan Lead
with Ollie
Hidden 28/Nov/16 2nd O/S
Robaduck 05/Nov/16 Lead
tyho 05/Nov/16 Lead O/S
Remyveness 05/Nov/16 2nd O/S
Wesley Orvis 22/Oct/16 Lead
Hidden 19/Sep/16 Lead
Seb Wilkinson ?/Sep/16 Lead O/S
Wesley Orvis 13/Aug/16 2nd
Anti-faff 09/Aug/16 Lead

A great route. Definitely VS 5a when you get the right sequence at the top absolutely desperate if not!

with Ben
Hidden 03/Jul/16 -
manmike 22/Jun/16 -
shaun hunt 22/Jun/16 Lead
mikecollins 22/Jun/16 Lead O/S
Elsier 19/Jun/16 2nd
with Adrian, Ian
Hidden 01/Jun/16 TR rpt
lukehodson 30/May/16 Lead O/S

Birthday treat. Burly finish, felt a bit spicy with insufficiently large gear!

MarkAstley 24/May/16 2nd
with Luke Smith
Hidden 03/Apr/16 TR dog
Hidden 25/Mar/16 2nd
poigol5043 23/Feb/16 Lead
with Matt Elliott, Goodstuff
AC1 ??/2016 -
Hidden 29/Dec/15 Lead O/S
Anti-faff 23/Dec/15 Lead dnf

Too hung over. Really good but pretty brutal at the top for a VS. Crawled out right. Second got up it but he was devastated afterwards. The top can be protected with a little nut or cam in the break if you haven't got any big uns.

Hidden 19/Oct/15 2nd O/S
Deezel65 19/Oct/15 2nd O/S

The top off width is ungradable - desperate

cragtyke 19/Oct/15 Lead

Finished Left

with Chris, Ross
Steve Andrews 17/Oct/15 Lead O/S
with Helen PArker
gav 26/Sep/15 2nd β
with Jimbo
Jimbo C 26/Sep/15 Lead O/S

Tough and awkward stuff. Felt like I was at Black Rocks for a moment.

with Gav
Mike Todd 30/Aug/15 Lead O/S
spenser 25/Aug/15 Lead O/S

The Top out is a bit of a monster, jamming with your right hand and going up using the face left of the crack for footholds felt like it would be 5c, jamming with your left hand felt more like hard 4c or 5a. For someone with little jamming experience this was a rather harrowing experience with a massive cam, would have been horrific without. A 3 star experience of fist jamming!

mackem9 25/Aug/15 2nd
Rhi Rhi 16/Aug/15 2nd
with Shellj1
JenShelley 16/Aug/15 Lead dnf

Failed to wriggle up the top crack, knocked out my own gear then fell off - fortunately the hex below was good. Went back up but traversed out right and finished up right hand crack. Bit of a mission.

Hidden 15/Aug/15 Lead dnf
Hidden 13/Aug/15 TR O/S
AdamCB 02/Aug/15 2nd
Rachel Slater 18/Jul/15 Lead O/S
KeenClimber 10/Jul/15 Lead
Roget 04/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with robin
Robin Nichols 04/Jul/15 2nd O/S
with Roger
HarryBowyer 27/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Eszter
lithos 21/Jun/15 2nd
with Crofty
Hidden 21/Jun/15 Lead rpt
Simonj 16/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with jim
Jimmy1976 16/Jun/15 2nd rpt
with Simon
petegunn 14/Jun/15 2nd
Hidden 14/Jun/15 Lead
topsyturvy 03/Jun/15 Lead O/S
dakidunn 03/Jun/15 2nd

Couldn't finish the top section again! Slinked off right like a dog....

with Tris
davebrox 13/May/15 -
davebrox 13/May/15 -
SteveM 10/May/15 2nd
with Dave Clarke
Hidden 10/May/15 Lead O/S
cpforbes 10/May/15 2nd dog
Gabe Oliver 10/May/15 Lead O/S
freemanTom 23/Apr/15 Lead O/S

Paused whilst working out how best to enter the final crack. Enjoyed it when I did.

with Tenko
scott1895 19/Apr/15 -
Hidden 19/Apr/15 -
bobpilgrem 14/Apr/15 2nd rpt
with Matthew
1poundSOCKS 14/Apr/15 Lead rpt

I know the short man's beta for the top now. Just need to do it a bit more efficiently next time.

Hidden 08/Mar/15 TR
Hidden 07/Mar/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Mar/15 Lead O/S
Adamski1986 21/Feb/15 2nd
Tim Rodgers 21/Feb/15 Lead
ophillips 21/Feb/15 Lead dnf
jtilney ??/2015 2nd
Alex the Alex 06/Dec/14 Lead O/S

Such a meaty finish! Loved it. My favorite Brimham VS to date.

with Rog
RKirke 06/Dec/14 2nd O/S
with Alex T
Morgan P 23/Nov/14 Lead O/S

The top, if you don't escape to the left, is definitely HVS. Absolute desperate struggle.

Luke Jones 25/Oct/14 2nd
Hidden 05/Oct/14 2nd
Hidden 28/Sep/14 2nd RP
Hidden 28/Sep/14 Lead β
adi bryant 28/Sep/14 Lead β
with ian Wignall, Jimmy
djones66 27/Sep/14 2nd dog

Couldn't do the last bit. Either its a reach thing (I'm 5ft 4") or my hands are too small or I just sodded it up, but no way could I get to the top. Good up to the bit....beware!

with Stve mc D
robertmichaeladams 27/Sep/14 2nd
with Mike Lelliott, Bex
Olli-C 27/Sep/14 Lead O/S
MikeLell 27/Sep/14 Lead O/S
ericinbristol 21/Sep/14 Lead O/S

Memorable. Awkward start, lovely main section and then offwidth thrashing causing skin loss. Great stuff. The finish reminded me of Tom Randall saying of Pete Whittaker 'I couldn't work out why he got up things that I couldn't get up. Then I tried really hard, got up them and realised that that's what he did, first time, every time' (or words to that effect).

with Tim H
Hidden ?/Sep/14 Lead O/S
1poundSOCKS 30/Aug/14 Lead rpt

Nice to actually get up it this time, instead of having to traverse off left. Still pretty hard work at the top.

bobpilgrem 30/Aug/14 2nd O/S

Yorkshire VS !

with Matthew
jeddb 24/Aug/14 Lead O/S
nick ferro 09/Aug/14 -
Hidden 09/Aug/14 Lead β
Hidden 25/Jul/14 Lead
dakidunn 25/Jun/14 Lead
BnB 25/Jun/14 -
watson23 19/Jun/14 Lead O/S
John Brayshaw 31/May/14 Lead O/S
with Tony Womersley, David Wynne
David Wynne 31/May/14 2nd dnf

could not fathom last move

with Tony Womersley, John Brayshaw
Hidden 16/May/14 2nd O/S
redshapedfriday 15/May/14 Lead O/S
with Mike Watling
pastep 30/Apr/14 Lead
with ebf
ebf 30/Apr/14 2nd O/S

Gnarly moves in the bottom cave lead to fantastic lay away moved up the main crack, safe as houses. But the top! Scary, off balance, strong moves in a precarious position. What other grade could you give it than "Yorkshire VS"? :)

Hidden 20/Apr/14 Lead O/S
miles01 13/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Sally Byrne
peterhubbard 30/Mar/14 2nd
with Conrad
Hidden 27/Mar/14 Lead O/S
kyaizawa 08/Mar/14 Lead O/S

Brutal jamming on the final moves, but brilliant!!

Hidden 08/Mar/14 2nd
Chris Sansum 26/Dec/13 Lead O/S
with Soren
maumau 30/Nov/13 Lead O/S
Richard P Coates 10/Nov/13 2nd O/S
Higher Primate 10/Nov/13 2nd dog
elCapitano 10/Nov/13 Lead
with Coatesy
FragOcon 30/Oct/13 Lead
malteserEd 05/Oct/13 Lead
Hidden 22/Sep/13 Lead
Andrew_ing 14/Sep/13 2nd
Charlie Staincliffe 05/Sep/13 Lead

Ran out of big gear so left the final crack for another day and escaped left. Stuart did the normal finish on second: It was very amusing.

with Stuart Myatt
SPD224 20/Aug/13 2nd
with Martin Smith
Hidden 18/Aug/13 2nd
Hidden 18/Aug/13 2nd
FragOcon 13/Aug/13 2nd
Hidden 13/Aug/13 Lead
Dervey 04/Aug/13 Lead
mattwilk 04/Aug/13 2nd O/S

Another great effort from Mike. Really enjoyable route till the top crack, which is amazing when you commit, only succumbs to true determination. Brilliant.

with Mike
Pike 04/Aug/13 Lead O/S

Lots of up and down on the final crack. Absolutely brutal, but isn't that what it's all about? Proper Yorkshire VS.

Hidden 01/Aug/13 2nd
Simon Caldwell 01/Aug/13 2nd rpt

Right hand finish, makes for a better (more balanced) route. Thought about the left hand finish but it was getting late and I didn't have my bold head on.

Puma 01/Aug/13 2nd

traversed right at the lop to finish up right hand crack.

with Carmen, Simon C
smee87 15/Jul/13 TR O/S
with Kelly Nicol
danny_85 30/Jun/13 TR O/S
with Jen
jamesgodwin64 16/Jun/13 Lead O/S
cherad 15/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Louise Bell
Hidden 04/Jun/13 Lead O/S
PeteH 04/Jun/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 02/Jun/13 Lead rpt
Hidden 02/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Jono_LS16 02/Jun/13 Lead
Lunar25 01/Jun/13 Lead O/S

Easy climbing until the end, awkward arm jamming finish

with Phil Marsh
Hidden 27/May/13 Lead O/S
jon_gill1 27/May/13 Lead O/S

strained arm on top move,forced to reverse move and have a top rope thrown down to me to finish!gutted as route was awesome but did not enjoy finish!

with ross garfoot
Hidden 26/May/13 Lead dnf
Andrew23 25/May/13 2nd O/S
with Dominic Arnold
Hidden 25/May/13 Lead
kmaxwell 26/Apr/13 2nd
lanky and weak 26/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Katie
Hidden 22/Apr/13 Lead dog
Calum Wadsworth 21/Apr/13 Lead rpt
with Emma
Hidden 20/Apr/13 2nd
Joel_e 20/Apr/13 2nd dog

First gritstone climb.

MichaelGallimore 20/Apr/13 Lead rpt
with Joel_e
RagingPuffin 20/Apr/13 2nd
with Mike
Hidden 14/Apr/13 Lead
James Oakes 06/Apr/13 Lead O/S
braders94 06/Apr/13 2nd dog
spacecadetjake ?/Apr/13 TR

Loved the hand jamming good route

with henry peter jenkins, Robbie jenkins
henry peter jenkins 29/Mar/13 Lead

couldn't get up last flared crack as it was full of snow as if brimham top outs arent scary enough. so i bailed out left.

with jake mcmanus, robbie jenkins
Bergbaten ??/2013 TR β
robertmctague ??/2013 Lead O/S

Didn't have gear for direct 5a finish so did the pussy finish.

TedT 02/Dec/12 TR O/S
with Uni
Goose4 04/Nov/12 Lead O/S
with Alex Pokhilko
Laurence Cowton 06/Oct/12 2nd

Good route, top out fairly straight forward if a small foothold on the right is used.

with Vince
embob 06/Oct/12 2nd dnf

Couldn't even get established in that flared monstrosity at the top! Got Al to lower me off.

with Alex
Hidden 06/Oct/12 Lead
Hidden 04/Oct/12 2nd O/S
petegunn 04/Oct/12 Lead
with Tom, Davina
BaildonBanker 29/Sep/12 2nd
with club
1poundSOCKS 29/Sep/12 Lead dnf
Dibdawg 15/Sep/12 Solo dnf

Escaped right.

with Scott Haslam
Hidden 10/Sep/12 TR O/S
Hidden 01/Sep/12 Lead rpt
petekeron 16/Aug/12 2nd β
with Steve Brock
becster 02/Aug/12 2nd
Thinker01 02/Aug/12 Lead O/S

Definitely awkward at the top

with Becster
scarmichael ?/Aug/12 Lead O/S

beautiful jamming, tape up

leeds_belle 29/Jul/12 2nd dnf

I was really enjoying this route and had no problems with any of the moves...until the top out. It also started pouring down with rain which made trying to jam my right arm into the crack impossible. I felt so of balance trying to get my feet high and my hands up and over the boulder that I gave up in the end. And then it stopped raining.

Simonj 29/Jul/12 2nd O/S
with jim
Jimmy1976 29/Jul/12 Lead O/S

With the 5a finish

with Simon
MartinJWood 24/Jul/12 TR O/S
with Katy Banner
rob16 15/Jul/12 Lead
David Cowley 23/Jun/12 TR O/S

Soaking wet and greasy cause of recent weather so decided to toprope this

Hewitt 23/Jun/12 TR O/S
Nickster 17/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Jun/12 Lead
Charlie Zephyr Booth 10/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with michael kirby
jasonpm 04/Jun/12 AltLd O/S
with Simon
spragglerocks 02/Jun/12 Lead O/S

Sloped off left for the HS finish - I value my skin!

with Phil Bligh
CurlyStevo ?/Jun/12 Lead

Nice route, quite soft after the thrutchy start - until the top out with is quite tricky.

with Kevin
Dafydd Llywelyn 30/May/12 Lead O/S
with Kate Pritchard, Clare Wigley, Halla Parkin
lcullum7 20/May/12 2nd O/S

Steady 4c until the last move which just about warrants 5a

Matt Harle 20/May/12 2nd
Matt Cooke 14/May/12 Lead O/S
with Andrew Cooke
Hidden 13/May/12 2nd
Dickon151 13/May/12 2nd O/S
petekeron 13/May/12 Lead O/S
guisboro andy ?/May/12 AltLd
Hidden 01/Apr/12 2nd dog
Dervey 01/Apr/12 Lead
with Zazu
stemill 31/Mar/12 Lead
with Richard
RCrockford 31/Mar/12 2nd
with Ste M
Dizz 31/Mar/12 Lead

Ran away left :-)

with Richard S
Calum Wadsworth 25/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Ruairidh Wadsworth, Emma
Hidden 20/Mar/12 2nd
Dervey 19/Mar/12 -
stev1e.wilso 18/Mar/12 2nd O/S
with Simon
simon1985 18/Mar/12 Lead
yarbles 11/Mar/12 Lead
with Jo
Blackthorn 11/Mar/12 2nd
with Ollie
MichaelGallimore 10/Mar/12 2nd β

Amazing crack climb, wear long sleeves and trousers or get eaten by grit. "really squirmy finish"

with AUfton
Homebrew165 10/Mar/12 TR O/S

Nice and jammy, due to top rope didn't do the 5a topout bit of a shame! SUMC Spring Trip 2012

Aufton 10/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2012 -
sam_lav ??/2012 -
Hidden ??/2012 Lead O/S
mr random 12/Nov/11 2nd

wet

Hidden 12/Nov/11 2nd
Hidden 12/Nov/11 Lead O/S
Dhonny_Jaws 12/Nov/11 2nd O/S
speedymccreedy 09/Nov/11 TR β

Big move to top out.

with Andrew Maddison
ChrisBrooke 06/Nov/11 Lead O/S
with Andy Houseman
Rob Laird ?/Nov/11 Lead O/S
Desi Gillespie 31/Oct/11 TR dog
joermann 19/Oct/11 2nd
Hidden 16/Oct/11 Lead O/S
nic42 16/Oct/11 2nd dog
with dru
Steven Andrews 16/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Carter 16/Oct/11 2nd β
Drew M 16/Oct/11 Lead
with Nick Smith
Climbster 15/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Bloke on a Rope 15/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Matt
a13x 15/Oct/11 2nd O/S
with Jessie Harris, James Stokes
TRFrost 22/Sep/11 2nd O/S
with R. Timms
Pike 11/Sep/11 TR dnf

On a top rope so couldn't quite finish the final awkward section without getting yanked across to the left.

Freshprintce ?/Sep/11 Lead
sarah hawker 28/Aug/11 TR dnf

Managed all but the 'naughty move(?)' at the top. Still not sure how it's meant to be done.

with Natalie W, Adrian W
hotfeet 27/Aug/11 Lead

The direct finish is horrible - took the soft option and escaped right

waynem1985 27/Aug/11 Lead O/S

had to use a knee jam at the end, i just wasnt feeling the slopy jug on the top, but managed it.

with Mac
Hidden 02/Jul/11 -
chris_B 26/Jun/11 Lead

last move is quite straightforward when you find all the holds

louby 26/Jun/11 2nd
tom.n.walker 21/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Jun/11 Lead rpt
munch88 10/Jun/11 2nd β
with ben
Hidden 07/Jun/11 Lead
Hidden 04/Jun/11 2nd rpt
Hidden 21/May/11 2nd β
Hidden 21/May/11 Lead dnf
sam_lav 12/May/11 2nd
Hidden 11/May/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/May/11 Lead
y2keable 09/Apr/11 Lead O/S
tom heaney ?/Apr/11 -
with jayson keable
ollyroberts 04/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Will
Hidden 17/Feb/11 Lead
Puma 29/Jan/11 TR
Jamie Brown 29/Jan/11 TR dnf

Some hard moves throughout, but do-able, though I wouldn't fancy leading it yet.... the top is just plain stupid!

danny33 ??/2011 Lead
Hidden 13/Nov/10 2nd
kato'sdad 13/Nov/10 2nd

DNF cant do top move

RobSimmo 13/Nov/10 Lead dnf

Went left after going up and down last crack a few times.

with Jon Lewis, Jon Berry
philb 19/Oct/10 TR

with george guido

Hidden 17/Oct/10 2nd
bencole ?/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with Andy
matt.jj 29/Sep/10 Lead O/S

Nice route with good protection. Didn't jam really just laid back most of it. Last move is a bit comitting especially on a low placed hex, but the arm jams are sound, just untidy looking from below.

petebale2000 15/Sep/10 Lead RP
sten 29/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Amy Gustin
Jimmy1976 27/Aug/10 Lead O/S

Traversed out left before the final crack. Tried it several times but didn't feel confident enough to make it.

with Simon
Simonj 27/Aug/10 2nd O/S
with jim
Will Smith 24/Aug/10 2nd O/S

I didn't find the bottom bit trivial as my hands seemed the wrong size to get decent jams. Top out is ridiculous though! Anything elegant seems doomed to failure. In the end it was a combination of a tenuous fist jam and udging with my knee which worked.

with Peri
pebbles 24/Aug/10 Lead

cant claim clean as a small tumble on the final top out, but I'm not calling it a dog! god it was hard though. took numerous attempts and (mostly) downclimbs to work out the sequence that worked for me. Then once got final bomber fist jam and hand on break had to hang there to recover sufficient strength to finish and pull up - and anothe minute to recover suffiecient breath to call 'safe'.;-D

Martin Haworth 21/Aug/10 Lead O/S

Tough finish

with Tony
scottie390 19/Aug/10 Lead
RuthC 11/Aug/10 2nd
with Alain
christompzn 11/Aug/10 Lead
pastep 08/Aug/10 2nd
with ebf
ebf 08/Aug/10 Lead
Hoyes 07/Aug/10 2nd dnf
with Simon C
Batt 07/Aug/10 Lead O/S

Right fist jam, pull up, left foot on nobble in crack, step up, left hand in scoop right up tobreak and mantle...never again.

Hidden 07/Aug/10 2nd dog
Lumbering Oaf 07/Aug/10 Lead O/S

Fun climb til ledge. Painful climbing from ledge to top. Suffered on first attempt at crack but got it on second go: took a while though!

Gilgar 02/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Richard Clague
Hidden 18/Jul/10 Lead
Hidden 03/Jul/10 2nd
Hidden 30/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Jun/10 Lead
Brendan 04/Jun/10 Lead

Moved left at the top on the lead, then did the proper finish on a top rope. Surely the proper finish is harder than 5a?

with Mikey and Paul
Hidden 03/Jun/10 Lead
jshields 31/May/10 Lead

Sarah belayed.

Tony Holdsworth 01/May/10 Lead rpt
with Rich Cutsforth
Richie Rich 01/May/10 2nd dog

Couldn't manage the top out resorted to pulling on gear.

with Tony H
fionaholt ?/May/10 2nd
with jonny
dan gibson 02/Apr/10 Lead O/S
NorthernRock 01/Apr/10 2nd

Nice top out!!!!

ekaterina sigida 24/Mar/10 TR

think we went off rout a bit.

with Dan Mckinley
Ewan Russell 19/Mar/10 Lead O/S

after getting 1/2 way up grit attack did this.

simon kimber 14/Feb/10 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2010 2nd
robertharris7 02/Nov/09 TR

completed the first time, good use of hand and toe jamming on the crack, the top section was the hardest ...

andrew sandercock 05/Oct/09 Lead rpt

seconded before, top out a lot easier than last time, just took a bit of thought.

with robert sandercock
Hidden ?/Oct/09 2nd
Andy DB 29/Aug/09 Lead dnf
with chris
Adam1973 19/Jul/09 2nd rpt
with jonka
Hidden 25/Jun/09 2nd
Jesse Dufton 24/May/09 Lead
mol 24/May/09 2nd
with Jesse
MD 03/May/09 Lead dnf

Escaped right

with Heg
shouter 03/May/09 Lead

Arkward finish!

Graeme Hammond 02/May/09 Lead O/S
with adam
martinazando 02/May/09 2nd O/S
Adam1973 02/May/09 2nd rpt
with Graeme
al99 02/May/09 Lead O/S
scott mayled 14/Apr/09 Lead O/S
alexrafferty1986 08/Apr/09 Lead O/S

Easier than expected at the top. Big cam

with Mitch Lawson
madagascar 05/Apr/09 2nd
andrew300169 05/Apr/09 Lead O/S

good route horrendous off width finish...but fun.

with Judy
andrew sandercock 26/Mar/09 2nd O/S

did i hear someone say sandbag?

with ryan perry
CalumC 01/Mar/09 2nd O/S
Andy Moles 01/Mar/09 Lead O/S

Downclimbed a little to retrieve big hex to protect the top!

with Calum
victim of mathematics 22/Feb/09 2nd O/S
with gwilym
Hidden 14/Jan/09 Lead
mike fenwick ?/Jan/09 2nd
with Rich johnson
johniebriggs ?/Jan/09 TR
Hidden ??/2009 2nd
KragKing ??/2009 Lead
James Oswald 14/Dec/08 Lead O/S

With one peice of gear preplaced due to my partner attempting it before. Spent ages (about 90 min) on this route most of which was spent sitting on the ledge getting gear and psyching myself up for the crux! Tried the crux twice and almost fell off! Then wasn't motivated anymore and went off to the left! :( :( :( :( :(

with John Lewis
Woodiee 16/Nov/08 Lead O/S
stukent 16/Nov/08 2nd
Hidden 01/Nov/08 2nd rpt
Hidden 01/Nov/08 Lead dog
jonny taylor 17/Sep/08 Lead dnf

Bailed ignominiously right as I'd already used the only hex that would protect the top crack.

with Chris S
Hidden 17/Sep/08 2nd
alberttcone 17/Sep/08 2nd dog

Sharp grit at the very base, then some squeezy thrutching at the top. Good fun.

with Chris S, Jonny T
Hidden 09/Sep/08 TR O/S
Hidden 09/Sep/08 TR O/S
Hidden 01/Sep/08 TR O/S
markfairbank 29/Aug/08 Lead dnf

Kopped out of the tough top move and skulked off left at 4b - didn't fancy it with Alps tomorrow. Will be back...

with Mick D
Pete Randall 23/Aug/08 2nd
with Rob H
Ed Throp 02/Aug/08 Lead O/S

took the 4b option at the top

with joe noake
Joe Noake 02/Aug/08 2nd O/S

bottled out of the 5b move at the top with a traverse out left

tash 22/Jul/08 2nd
with Matty K
Mattyk 22/Jul/08 Lead O/S

Coudn't finish grit attack so did this instead.. top took a while to figure out.

with Natasha
Hidden 15/Jul/08 Lead O/S
Rich Thornton ?/Jul/08 2nd O/S
with Sam Davison-Webb, James Harland
andyhutch77 28/Jun/08 Lead
with Marc Tomlinson
jadm2 16/Jun/08 TR
with Helen
duzinga 05/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Stu Bolton
Tadams ?/Jun/08 Lead RP
21dono 25/May/08 2nd β
with stuart graham
joe larner 21/May/08 Lead O/S
with Jack
Jack00 21/May/08 2nd O/S
with JoeL 90
heather.deane 14/May/08 2nd dog

In old book as v. diff!

with Ray
davebold2008 ?/May/08 2nd
with Pete Davies
Hidden 22/Apr/08 Lead O/S
Si dH 12/Apr/08 2nd O/S

Top out felt desperate to start with but was actually ok once I got the knee-bar high enough - it has holds too!

with Neil Furniss
betamonkey 06/Apr/08 Lead O/S
with Jonny Baker, Adam Burt
Adam1973 06/Apr/08 2nd rpt
liamoloughlin ?/Apr/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Jan/08 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2008 -
traceymay6 ??/2008 -
innes ??/2008 Lead O/S
with Ruth
Liam Martin ??/2008 TR
mikekeswick 25/Nov/07 Lead O/S
with leif
Kirill 25/Nov/07 2nd dog
with Gareth, Gerard Thornley
Dan 85 04/Nov/07 Lead O/S
with Heddwyn
Hidden 20/Oct/07 2nd
alexyoung 30/Sep/07 2nd dog

Annoyed I took a rest but the last move is a killer! Thrutchorama!!!

with Steak
Hidden 22/Sep/07 Lead O/S
Simon Perry 04/Sep/07 2nd O/S
with Mick Ellerton
andymoin 07/Jul/07 2nd O/S

Awsome jamin and laybackin, tricky exit.

Neil Mackenzie 07/Jul/07 2nd dnf

that last bloody move!!! sweet up untill then

with andy + tim
beegsyboy 07/Jul/07 Lead O/S
with Eccie + Andy
mikekeswick 03/Jul/07 TR

nice thinky climbing,only vs when you get it right!

with gill
Xav 26/May/07 2nd O/S
with Greg Grace
Hidden 07/May/07 Lead
John Pickles 21/Apr/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Apr/07 2nd
FrankW 02/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Joe
Hidden 17/Mar/07 Lead O/S
duncana 28/Jan/07 Lead

Good route, bailed left before final 5a crack at top

with Pippa Archer
Hidden ??/2007 Lead rpt
nick ferro ??/2007 -
tallan9 ??/2007 -
Scott Anderson ??/2007 -
gilldando 24/Dec/06 TR dnf

got about halfway before giving up as it was bloomin freezin and I couldn't reach across the breaks

with Mike
Russell Lovett 08/Oct/06 2nd O/S
with tony lickes
Hidden 04/Jul/06 2nd dnf
Dave Foster ?/Jun/06 Lead O/S

Horrible finish. Still have grit rash on right arm years later.

with Bryn
jimstanton ?/Jun/06 Lead
spoony84 ?/Apr/06 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Mar/06 Lead
gonzo_ls9 ??/2006 Lead O/S
with nol, d dickey
beardy mike ??/2006 Lead O/S
with Miles Grout
pebbles ??/2006 Lead dnf

aargh smooth as silk all the way up then just could not do do that evil last move. Gave up after the third tumble to the ledge. Must Try Harder.

tomhull ??/2006 -
markalmack ??/2006 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Dec/05 Lead dnf
ramsay8202.freeserve.co.uk 02/Nov/05 TR

with Assisted Hoist !

Hidden 09/Oct/05 2nd O/S
Hidden ?/Jul/05 Lead O/S
dave_middleton 11/Jun/05 TR
with Andy & Elaine & Lu & Olivier
Phil West 21/May/05 Lead β
with Shaun Walby
mattyork2 ?/May/05 Lead
andyfeds ?/May/05 Lead
Brown 19/Feb/05 Solo
aaronthehippy ??/2005 Lead dog
with Jasmine
Nick Beckett ??/2005 Lead
Hidden 30/Aug/04 Lead dog
Simon Caldwell 04/Aug/04 Lead

A little aid on the 5a crack at the top :-(

with Carmen
clive-greenwood 02/May/04 Lead
MikeLeeds 02/May/04 2nd
Monk ?/May/04 Lead O/S
antroy 01/Apr/04 Lead
stevo smith 05/Mar/04 Solo O/S

Escaped left b4 the final crack at the top...makin the grade easier at 4b?

John Kettle ??/2004 Lead
sdht ??/2004 -
karly54 18/Sep/03 Lead
with Peter Goodwin
cem 27/Jul/03 Lead O/S
with Liam Mark
Strong Steve 30/Mar/03 Lead O/S
Rob Davies 28/Mar/03 2nd
with Angus McLean
Hidden 26/Jan/03 TR
Shaw Brown 30/Sep/02 2nd
with David Jones
dougiestein ?/Jul/02 Lead
Hidden 08/Jun/02 2nd O/S
pezzerrr 04/Nov/01 Lead O/S
Stone Muppet ??/2001 -
WB ?/Dec/00 Solo O/S
Hidden 14/May/00 2nd O/S
craig h ??/2000 -
Jonathan Richardson ??/2000 Lead
Hidden ??/2000 Lead O/S
Whealiebob ??/2000 -
with Robin
Hidden ??/2000 Lead O/S
ando227 ?/Jul/99 Lead O/S
with lois
Hidden 02/May/99 Lead
Hidden 28/Jun/98 Lead
EllieWoods 19/Feb/98 2nd O/S
jfmchivall ??/1998 -
Hidden 30/Nov/97 Lead
uphillnow 26/Aug/97 Lead
Le Chevalier Mal Fet ?/Jul/97 Lead
with Richard Bower
Hidden 12/Oct/96 Lead
Hidden 29/Jun/96 2nd β
Hidden ?/Jun/96 Lead O/S
tlr 19/Nov/95 Solo
with Chris Harvey
Raggar 04/Sep/93 2nd
with Guy C
Hidden ?/May/93 2nd
Hidden 15/Aug/92 Lead O/S
leathers 20/Jun/92 -
with Charlotte Evans
Paul Clarke ??/1992 Lead
with FMC
malc 25/Aug/91 2nd
Pete Pozman 01/May/91 Lead rpt
with John Byrne
Tom V 13/Apr/91 2nd
with Glenn Watson
Hidden 01/Sep/90 Lead
rob.grafton ??/1990 -
with barry maybank
Neil R 08/May/88 2nd
lithos ??/1988 Lead O/S
with all sorts
steve prior ?/Aug/86 Lead O/S
with Chris S
Will Webb ?/Mar/86 -
with John Griffiths
Martin Bennett 23/Feb/85 -
with MT
Hidden ??/1985 -
Tenko 06/Feb/82 Lead O/S
with York MC
charlesmfrench 31/Jan/82 Lead O/S
Andy Say 24/Jan/82 Lead O/S
telemark ??/1982 -
Hidden 28/Mar/81 Solo
Tenko 08/Feb/81 Lead O/S
with Pock Venture Scouts
RichardMc 08/Oct/77 Lead O/S
with Betty Seifert
beaumap ?/May/77 Lead
with Phil Revell
RichardMc 26/Jun/76 Lead
with Don Hammond
mikej 06/Apr/72 TR
with Stewart Grant
Dave Musgrove 20/Feb/72 -
greenbuoy 03/Jul/71 Lead
with Bob ?
Dave Musgrove ?/Jun/67 Lead
with Bob Knapton
antroy ??/0000 -
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