Rockfax Description
18m. The original and best? A ramp on the lower tier leads to a heather cornice and belay on the ledge. Gain the slab with difficulty then pass the big pocket and then the notch in the roof. © Rockfax

rod757 27/Oct/17 Lead O/S
mournesmtneer 27/Oct/17 Lead
Wizzy 23/Aug/17 Solo O/S
pie_eater_pete 04/Jan/17 Sent
Graeme Hammond 01/Oct/16 Lead β

led after rich, seemed bold even with the cam in the pocket that rich didn't bother with!

rich_hw 01/Oct/16 Lead G/U
Calum Wadsworth 17/Jul/16 Lead O/S

Bottom part was a laugh. Top was tricky at the bottom and I felt deserved an E point due to the boldness higher up!

with Ben Wadsworth
PaulHermes 10/Apr/16 Lead
with ebf
pastep 10/Apr/16 Lead

No gear at the start

with ebf
ebf 10/Apr/16 2nd O/S

From the ledge (the bottom is not worthwhile). Paul S lead it, slipped off the bottom move to the pad but then went back on and finished in style. Really, only the bottom couple of moves are hard, but it's very bold all the way up. Paul found a friend 0 to the left of the notch which might hold body weight that's about it! There's a sneaky nut 1 on the left to protect the belayer.

MFB 27/Feb/16 2nd
with MB
Ben1983 13/Sep/15 Lead O/S
markalmack 13/Sep/15 2nd O/S
with Ben
nick ferro 23/May/15 2nd O/S
with Oli Birkill
Hidden 06/Apr/15 Lead G/U
DavidEvans 28/Sep/14 Lead O/S

Quite hard and scary for HVS 5b

with Helen Garrett
DavidEvans 28/Sep/14 Lead O/S

Quite hard and scary for HVS 5b

with Helen Garrett
Hidden 11/Sep/14 Lead rpt
Hidden 14/Jun/14 Lead β
nick ferro 14/Jun/14 2nd O/S
Bry 18/May/14 2nd β
Hidden 03/May/14 Lead dnf
Hidden ?/May/14 -
Smelly Fox 11/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Mike Soulby 10/Nov/13 2nd O/S
RM199 10/Nov/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Sep/13 AltLd
Alex Thomson 05/Sep/13 AltLd
Hidden 21/Oct/12 Lead O/S
betamonkey 05/Jun/12 2nd O/S

top pitch only - finished direct through the roof

Andrew Wilson 05/Jun/12 Lead O/S
MeMeMe 12/May/12 Lead
with Josh
mikeyg 06/May/12 AltLd O/S

Did p1 which has a crazy top out through thick heather, couldn't get off the floor for p2 so Twigger did it

Bloke on a Rope 22/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Matt
Climbster 22/Oct/11 2nd O/S
barney800 21/Aug/11 Solo dnf

Soloed the move off the ledge just to see if I could. I could, but it felt tough for 5b!

Hidden 05/Mar/11 Solo O/S
Rob Davies 22/Aug/10 Lead dnf

Couldn't do start of P2, despite a lot of tries

with Phil Ashton
Chriswallis2 05/Aug/10 Lead O/S

sgrit top pitch

with Pete
petellis 04/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Apr/10 Lead O/S
ClimberJimmyB 04/Apr/10 2nd
Grit Wraith 01/Oct/09 Solo
Grit Wraith 01/Oct/09 Solo rpt
Hidden 25/Sep/09 2nd
andybuckley 12/Apr/09 2nd dnf

Neither of us could boulder out the first moves on the upper slab. Lower tier pitch pointless. Time to retreat!

with Jonny Taylor
jonny taylor 12/Apr/09 Lead dnf

Couldn't get established on the slab. Didn't feel that the bottom section added anything whatsoever to the route - recommend starting on the ledge.

Martin Haworth 29/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Ian Storey
Seymore Butt ??/2009 Solo
WB 14/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with Ross
erica 08/Jul/08 2nd

Good route, having finally managed to get off the ground.

with Keith
Hidden 17/Feb/08 2nd O/S
Hidden 08/Apr/07 Lead
Hidden 04/Feb/07 Lead O/S
tomB 27/Jan/07 Lead rpt
Nick Beckett ?/Sep/06 Lead
with various
shaun walby 01/Jun/06 Lead O/S

Wasp nest next to the crux made it interesting

robman 02/Mar/06 AltLd O/S

tricky second pitch to start, but first pitch is nothing to worry about

with Tim
tomB ?/Mar/06 TR dog
Nick Beckett ??/2005 -
Nick Beckett ??/2005 -
Hidden ?/Oct/04 -
Hidden ?/May/04 Solo O/S
Brown 25/Apr/04 Solo O/S
mike fenwick ?/Aug/03 Solo
cem 26/Jul/03 Lead O/S
with Liam Mark
Laramadness 25/Aug/02 2nd
with The Duke
Roget 11/Jun/02 Solo O/S
with baccy
Martin Bennett 21/Apr/02 -
with NickH
Antoine1 25/Jun/00 2nd
chrishedgehog 07/May/00 Lead O/S
with Drew
Paul Clarke ??/2000 Lead
craig h 21/Sep/97 Lead O/S
with Janet Hannah
rob.grafton 13/Jun/95 Solo
with Bruce
roncaves 30/Jul/94 Solo
D Tempest 19/Sep/93 Solo O/S
with Rick
rob.grafton 04/May/93 2nd
with Bruce
Mick King 05/Jul/92 Solo
John Marsland 25/May/92 Lead
with Pete Murphy
Hammy 08/Mar/92 Solo
Mick King 05/Oct/91 Lead
with Simon Walsh, Pete Hankinson
Mick King 25/Aug/91 Solo
Dave Musgrove 11/May/91 Solo
with David
crossleysm ??/1991 Lead
Andy Say 21/Apr/90 Solo O/S
Andy Say 21/May/89 Lead
Chris Ellis 21/May/89 2nd
goi.ashmore 28/Mar/89 Solo O/S
Dave Musgrove 31/May/87 Lead
with Kim Greenald
Pete Pozman 31/Jul/85 Lead O/S
with John Byrne
Nic Robinson ??/1982 -
Hidden ??/1978 Lead
Hidden ??/1971 Lead
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