7m.

Rockfax Description
7m. The south west face is well travelled. Descend by reversing it. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
Climbs the polished west face, usually reversed to get off.

FA details unknown.

Ticklists: Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs.


ClimberDateStyle
heathergrace 26/Feb Lead O/S
with wupert
Hidden 26/Feb 2nd
Hidden 26/Feb 2nd
dazwan 14/Jan -
with William Poulter, Stew B, Paul S
ebf 14/Jan Solo

Seconded Darren first, then soloed it. Spicy move to the large ledge.

DGY 25/Sep/16 Lead
with Xtina, john
Hidden 14/Sep/16 Solo O/S
Jonam 30/Aug/16 Lead O/S
with Jim
Hidden 30/Aug/16 2nd
Hidden 08/Aug/16 Solo
Deezel65 08/Aug/16 Solo O/S

Much trickier in descent

will_benfold 02/Aug/16 Solo O/S
Katharina 17/Jul/16 2nd
with Dan Peary
Hidden 08/Jul/16 Lead O/S
ArranLaird 22/Jun/16 Solo O/S
Ste Ridd 08/Jun/16 Solo
shaun hunt 08/Jun/16 Solo
Owen W-G 03/Jun/16 Solo O/S

Rescued insitu child

with My lonesome
manmike 02/Jun/16 -
with danny, mikecollins
mikecollins 02/Jun/16 Solo O/S
with danny, Mike Sadler
Tommo0930 28/May/16 Sent O/S
Hidden 27/May/16 Solo O/S
Hidden 12/May/16 Solo O/S
alan moore 24/Mar/16 -

Beautiful spring day. 5 yr old Stirling's first climbing ambition proved too much...

Hidden 13/Mar/16 2nd O/S
Alastair Hudson 19/Sep/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 20/Aug/15 Solo
atom 16/Aug/15 Solo rpt
Becks87 16/Aug/15 Solo O/S

And down climbed for descent.

atom 05/Jul/15 Solo O/S

Tricky downclimb

Roget 04/Jul/15 Solo O/S
with robin
Jethro ?/Jul/15 Solo
Sibbotson13 ?/Jul/15 TR O/S
Hidden 20/Jun/15 Lead O/S
petern 20/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Henry Brett 02/May/15 Lead
Tom McCabe 02/May/15 2nd O/S
brownie0705 19/Apr/15 Solo
DanT 21/Feb/15 Lead O/S
with Isobel
rustaldo 28/Sep/14 Solo O/S

One for the Kit Perry challenge.

with Alex
Alex Hallam 28/Sep/14 Solo O/S

Nice view.

Hidden 16/May/14 Solo O/S
peterhubbard 30/Mar/14 2nd
with Conrad
Hidden 27/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Graeme Hammond 09/Mar/14 Solo O/S
Calum Wadsworth 25/Dec/13 Solo rpt
with Ewan
payeo20 14/Sep/13 Solo O/S

Both climbed up at same time. Gave the bears 'nose' a hug with all fours

with Dave Y
Hidden 13/Aug/13 Solo O/S
AMJ098 11/Jun/13 Solo O/S
Rob Davies 02/Jun/13 Solo
55pete55 26/May/13 2nd
kirky_p 25/May/13 Solo
Tightsgirl 29/Apr/13 Solo
arose 29/Apr/13 Solo

Tricky!

Hidden 30/Oct/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 09/Sep/12 2nd
BeckyPayne 09/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Sep/12 Solo O/S
mhawk 06/Sep/12 Solo
Hidden 26/Aug/12 Solo O/S
cookacat 26/Aug/12 Solo O/S
with huw
Mattlamb90 08/Jul/12 Solo O/S
with Tibbett
a13x 20/Jun/12 Solo rpt
with Doug
gringo1804 17/Jun/12 Lead O/S

Lowered off to side, nut popped, due to side pull in dirty crack. Dropped a couple of metres and stripped sheath from rope.

Hidden 09/Jun/12 Lead
spitfirerick 22/May/12 Lead O/S
lcullum7 20/May/12 Solo O/S
with Ben Barnard
a13x 20/May/12 Solo O/S
with Ky Aizawa, Michael Mason
kyaizawa 20/May/12 Solo O/S

Great fun, until it was time to come back down...

Hidden 20/May/12 Solo O/S
simon1985 05/Apr/12 Lead
Jessicahicklin 05/Apr/12 2nd
disturbed_one51 28/Mar/12 Solo
Alpenglow 28/Oct/11 Solo O/S
with Family
Hidden 15/Oct/11 2nd O/S
djelkin1992 27/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Tanya Savage 27/Aug/11 Solo

Climb diff, downclimb HVD. Had to be done.

Neil Pacey 27/Aug/11 Solo O/S
Didymus 22/Aug/11 Solo O/S
alexrankine30 23/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Dad
RuthC 26/Jun/11 Solo
folksi 26/Jun/11 -
alan1234 05/Jun/11 2nd
Hidden 05/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Russell Lovett 01/May/11 Solo O/S

Reversed off

with gede gibons and alan taylor
richtc88 30/Apr/11 Lead O/S
y2keable 09/Apr/11 Solo O/S
steven703 09/Apr/11 Lead
Ander ?/Apr/11 Solo
tom heaney ?/Apr/11 -
with jayson keable
Spence22 16/Mar/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 27/Feb/11 2nd
John Brayshaw 27/Feb/11 2nd rpt
Hidden 27/Jan/11 2nd
Andy Hudson ??/2011 Lead
Tom Tindale ??/2011 -
Wizzy ??/2011 Solo O/S
benghull 18/Sep/10 2nd O/S

Very polished start, nice run after didn't fancy down climb so abbed off.

with Pete
pizza 18/Sep/10 Lead
karly54 12/Sep/10 Solo
with Maxine
Hidden 19/Aug/10 Solo
Jonathan Hall 24/Jul/10 Solo
steve02697 02/Jul/10 Solo O/S
Jonny M 19/Jun/10 2nd O/S
with Andre Knirsch
scottie390 16/Jun/10 -
scallan022 16/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Simon Caldwell 12/May/10 TR

In descent - protected by rope over the top of the pinnacle.

Tithe Technique 02/May/10 TR O/S
valentinesbabe 02/May/10 Solo O/S

Me and Charley soloed...Steve soloed halfway then wanted the toprope passed down...Geoff and Kev toproped. Nice climb just a little exposed feeling.

charley 02/May/10 Solo O/S

did it twice in approach shoes - really liked it. We didn't fancy the down climb so setup a rope to get back down..

with Steve Fletcher, Ange, Geoff, Kev
chumleywarner 02/May/10 TR O/S
joem 17/Apr/10 Solo O/S
AndrewShanks 11/Apr/10 Lead β

Abbed off for the descent rather than downclimbing

Hidden 11/Apr/10 2nd
dancey1981 ?/Mar/10 Solo O/S
Andy Graham ??/2010 Solo O/S
mfisher 17/Oct/09 Lead O/S

leaped onto boulder opposite instead of full down climb

with Piers Newton
lancashire_dry 15/Sep/09 Lead
David Wynne 10/Sep/09 Solo
Alex Winter 04/Sep/09 Solo O/S
Reaver2k 13/Aug/09 Solo O/S

Me and Matt cruised up this to sit on the top, nice climb, but great position to sit in when your finished. Watched the sun lower slightly then realised we had to do the quite scary downclimb! Turned out not to be as bad as I had remembered and felt much more solid this time round.

matthewjames 13/Aug/09 Solo O/S
lancashire_dry 06/Jul/09 Lead
Davie Thomson 06/Jul/09 Lead

First lead on a nice wee climb... nice weather, kids watching and best mate seconding.... excellent.

with Richard Slaney
Hidden 03/Jun/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 22/Apr/09 Solo
Adam Potter 18/Apr/09 Solo O/S
with Sari, Louise Kennedy
Whitters 15/Apr/09 Solo O/S
aldred 12/Apr/09 Solo O/S
Col Kingshott ??/2009 Lead
Robin Nichols ?/Oct/08 Solo O/S
with Simon
popebenedictus 23/Aug/08 Solo O/S
with Soloed
jadm2 16/Aug/08 Solo O/S
nick ferro 03/Aug/08 -
adam carless 28/Jun/08 Solo O/S

Remember the descent is either to reverse the route, or jump to the next boulder. No walking off this one.

jimorothy ?/Jun/08 Solo

Rory bobbed up in his trainers and we felt obliged to follow also in trainers... did the cliffhanger jump of glory to get off which has to be easier and safer than the down climb.

with Rory McKeating, Rachel Crolla
gilldando 18/May/08 Sent O/S
with Mike
Hidden 13/May/08 Solo O/S
Matt Bill Platypus 26/Apr/08 Lead O/S
with Lisa Welford
Em66 11/Apr/08 Solo O/S
with Laura
SimonBrown 25/Mar/08 Solo O/S
Rob1976 06/Oct/07 Lead O/S
with Louise
Jeremy Wilton ?/Oct/07 Solo

Got stuck on the top had to jump off and strained a testicle

Hidden 18/Sep/07 2nd
geordiekev 18/Sep/07 Lead
with gareth c
lithos 13/Jul/07 Solo
Ste Ridd ?/Jul/07 Lead
with G.Carlill
Tom Wayman ??/2007 Solo O/S
DerwentDiluted ?/Jul/06 Solo
Simon Caldwell 16/Aug/05 2nd rpt
with David D
Hidden 25/Jun/05 Solo O/S
Simon Caldwell 04/May/05 2nd O/S
with Carmen
CurlyStevo ??/2005 Lead
Stone Muppet ??/2004 -
mike fenwick ?/Jul/03 Solo
Phil West 31/Mar/03 Solo O/S
Ian Archer 18/Sep/02 Lead O/S
with Mirek Zoubek
Hidden ?/Jun/02 2nd
Hidden 31/Mar/02 Lead
gripped01 ?/Jul/01 Lead O/S
with Emma Smith
EddieA 23/Feb/01 Solo O/S
timreynolds 31/May/00 Solo
John Brayshaw 03/Jul/99 Lead O/S
with John Kennedy, Martin Cooper
Hidden ??/1999 Solo
Hidden 30/May/98 Solo O/S
jfmchivall ??/1998 -
John Eley ?/Oct/97 Lead O/S
with Ed
rocktigger ?/Mar/95 Solo O/S

airial descent

with lee + shelby
Hidden ??/1994 Solo
Hidden 28/Jul/93 Solo O/S
Chris the Tall ?/Sep/91 Solo O/S
Hidden 02/Aug/90 Solo O/S
craig h ??/1987 Solo
Pete Pozman 31/Mar/85 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/1985 -
Andy Say 23/Oct/83 Solo O/S
Hidden 13/Sep/75 Solo
mikej 27/Jul/71 Solo
Dave Musgrove ??/1966 Solo
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