45m. A quality climb, with a bold start, which takes a rightward-rising line across Rob's slab. Climb the smooth slab just left of Rob's Crack to a good handhold at 4m and continue through a steeper area to a concretion. Gain a standing position on this and traverse rightwards across Rob's Crack; then move up on thin holds (the crux of Four Steps to Heaven)to a thin horizontal crack. Follow this rightwards to a good horizontal break (on Volume Eleven), step right again, and follow a line of concretions to the top.

I Butterworth, P Clarke 27/Apr/2002

Ticklists: Fairy Cave Quarry Top 20.

Hidden 17/Jul/16 TR
Hidden 09/Jul/16 2nd
Hidden 09/Jul/16 Lead O/S
Felix Ottey 05/Jun/16 2nd O/S
markfromstoke 13/May/16 2nd
with Ian, Steve N
ian d f 13/May/16 Lead rpt
with Mark
Hidden 02/Apr/16 2nd O/S
Matt Smith 02/Apr/16 Lead O/S

Got a fair bit of gear in and the crux of Fours Steps... didn't feel as bad as when I did that. Only my second lead of the grade though so can't comment on difficulty. Start was bold though.

clipskipper 18/Jul/15 2nd O/S

Very thin start. After that, everything seems easier

AlexD 18/Jul/15 Lead O/S

Goes off on a bit of a wander after the cruxy unprotected start!

Hidden 18/Jul/15 -
Sophie Nunn 18/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with Scott
MoWalker3 10/Jun/15 Lead O/S

Lead o/s to update the hardest route thingy. All "" are lead onsight

with Cormac
Paul Baller 30/May/15 Lead O/S
with matt stevens
felixizzy 13/Apr/15 TR dog
with shunt
Hidden ?/Sep/14 TR
Hidden 31/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/14 2nd dog
Hidden 16/May/14 Lead O/S
riddle 14/Sep/13 Lead O/S
zadurrani 14/Sep/13 2nd
with riddle
petegunn 02/Aug/13 Lead

An excellent route taking in the whole slab.

with Davina
Hidden 02/Aug/13 2nd O/S
Dawlish 01/Jul/13 Lead
with Sasa
SGD 26/Aug/12 2nd

The start is the hardest move, not another 5c move on it. Very nice climbing though, it's a bit fragile towards the top.

with Dale
BeccaSnowden 19/Aug/12 2nd O/S
with Tom
thomasadixon 19/Aug/12 Lead O/S

Tricky move (I'm sure I had good gear...) and then a bit of a romp. Nice climb but soft.

with Becca
Hidden 12/Aug/12 TR O/S
Hidden 12/Aug/12 TR dog
Dale ?/Aug/12 Lead O/S

A good route start not as run out as I thought it was going to be. There's a good micro nut at the first good hand hold. Easy E3 felt like I was climbing very well all flowing nice.

with stu
Pete Rigby 15/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Kelli Roberts
kelliroberts3 15/Jul/12 2nd dog
Didymus 04/Sep/11 Lead O/S

Expecting to solo the start but found some hard to place micro-wires

with Rich
gripped01 ?/Oct/10 Lead
with Rimon Than
Phil PBC ?/Sep/10 AltLd O/S
with henry castle
bpmclimb 16/Aug/10 Lead rpt

Worth E3 for the serious start.

with Clare
Huntlyfiddler 16/Aug/10 2nd
upontop 01/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Julie
Neil Tucker ?/Sep/08 Lead
with Andras Pinter
ian d f ??/2008 Lead
Hidden ??/2008 Lead O/S
Mark Davies PK 14/Oct/07 Lead O/S

A good adventure - worth 2 stars

with Paul Robertson
Paul Robertson 14/Oct/07 2nd rpt
bpmclimb 07/Oct/07 Lead β

Good climb. Not sure if it's worth three stars though.

with Clare
bpmclimb 24/Sep/07 Lead dnf

Got up the bold start to the pancake, then down came the rain. Had to retreat.

with Clare
bpmclimb 24/Sep/07 Lead dnf

Slab dried off so had another go - got a few moves further, then it rained again. I'm not going back to FCQ unless the forcast is fantastic.

with Clare
remus 01/Jun/07 Lead O/S
guy xavier percival 28/Apr/06 Lead O/S
with paul
KRB 21/Jan/06 Lead O/S
with Chris & Martin
JamieAyres 29/May/05 2nd O/S
Hidden ?/May/05 Lead O/S
cornishben ?/Jan/05 Lead O/S
with Ian Butterworth, Richard Nadin
Hidden 26/Jul/04 2nd
Hidden ??/2004 Lead
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