38m. The broken groove left of Balch's Slide. Amenable and reasonably protected, although some care will be needed with the earthy top out.

P Clarke, R Nadin 06/Apr/2002

Hidden 18/Feb Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Oct/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Oct/16 2nd
Mayaculpa 09/Oct/16 TR
with Kate, Mike Rotraxion
markfromstoke 06/Oct/16 Lead
with Terry
AlexHewitt90 30/Sep/16 2nd O/S

Started to rain mid way, made smearing very difficult

Felicityleigh-hudson 30/Sep/16 Lead O/S
GDS 14/Sep/16 Lead O/S
with rob
jamie_bkc 11/Sep/16 2nd O/S

Ruth led and it was all aboard with Amy and Pete to follow.

Hidden 11/Sep/16 Lead
leland stamper 31/Aug/16 Solo O/S
onlyfoddington 21/Aug/16 2nd O/S
Hidden 21/Aug/16 Lead O/S
Kayan 21/Aug/16 Solo
Bob Case 20/Aug/16 Lead
Dan Wilcox 13/Aug/16 Lead
91dave 13/Aug/16 2nd O/S
with Dan Wilcox
SimonDunn 23/Jul/16 Lead
Oujmik 02/Jul/16 Lead O/S

Reasonable gear (not amazing though) and felt pretty easy for Severe. Was a bit muddy in places.

with Jyoti
davehope 25/Jun/16 TR
Hidden 18/Jun/16 TR O/S
Hidden 05/Jun/16 2nd O/S
Jimkato ?/Jun/16 -
Jimkato ?/Jun/16 Lead
with Matt Walker
Olly-tech 30/May/16 TR O/S
Adam Perrett 29/May/16 Lead O/S
with Paul Southgate, Simon Fowler, Sarah Perrett
Hidden 27/May/16 2nd rpt
Hidden 15/May/16 Lead O/S
katiep 14/May/16 2nd O/S

Nice route with a fair bit gear

with Peter H
Steve Bartle 14/May/16 2nd rpt
with Ruth, nicknicely
piersg ?/May/16 Lead
mikeydee135 30/Apr/16 2nd
with pete sarginson
ah2013 17/Apr/16 Lead O/S
with Matt H
tim.rose2 16/Apr/16 Lead
Hidden 16/Apr/16 2nd
Lukemeehan 13/Apr/16 Solo O/S
Lukemeehan 13/Apr/16 Solo O/S
Monkey_Alan 10/Apr/16 Lead O/S

Started up Balch's Slide, then escaped left (eventually) in search of gear and holds.

Hidden 10/Apr/16 2nd O/S
AshBarnes 02/Apr/16 2nd O/S
with Temssy, Jake
sadlerbrett 02/Apr/16 2nd
with Alex Roberts
JGriffiths 02/Apr/16 2nd O/S
crater 01/Apr/16 Lead rpt
with steve
Steve Woollard 01/Apr/16 2nd
with Donald
Hidden ?/Apr/16 -
Mayaculpa 31/Mar/16 TR
with Mike Rotraxion
DavidWilby 25/Mar/16 Lead O/S
with Nathan
Nathan Chrismas 25/Mar/16 2nd O/S
with Dave
Mayaculpa 28/Feb/16 TR
with Kate, Mike Rotraxion
Mike Roger ??/2016 -
BusyLizzie 31/Oct/15 2nd
with Jonny
edmundro 22/Oct/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Oct/15 Lead
crater 11/Oct/15 Lead O/S
with nicky
steve_gibbs 04/Oct/15 2nd O/S
George Frisby 04/Oct/15 Lead O/S
Skip 27/Sep/15 Lead O/S
wilsers 06/Sep/15 Lead O/S

Nice climb but other than the last bit felt more like VDiff.

mutly 06/Sep/15 Lead O/S
with Emily
Hidden ?/Sep/15 2nd O/S
mjcostain 08/Aug/15 Lead O/S
Jamo Walker 01/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with Simon Raulf
JCookie 25/Jul/15 Lead

Nice slab, a bit run-out at the finish. Muddy top-out.

with Richard Plater, Steve Grey
RiPomc 25/Jul/15 2nd
with Julie Cooke
cpoad 25/Jul/15 2nd rpt
with Clare F
Mayaculpa 18/Jul/15 2nd
with Richard T, Michael H, Kate
hannesD 18/Jul/15 2nd O/S
with tony
MoWalker3 02/Jul/15 Solo
Fatclimber 14/Jun/15 2nd
Deako 14/Jun/15 Lead
Hidden 14/Jun/15 2nd O/S
gingerbex 10/Jun/15 2nd O/S
Hidden 10/Jun/15 Solo
lakeyross 26/May/15 2nd O/S

did this after leading smell the groove. could have walked up with no hands. but nice view at the top sitting under the tree

Alpinehero 09/May/15 Lead
cpoad 07/May/15 Lead rpt
with John S
AEH ?/May/15 Lead
ojr88 ?/May/15 2nd
with Ollie Frake
FernandoHidalgo 30/Apr/15 Lead

Maybe a VD.

amberr 30/Apr/15 2nd

...perhaps too easy for its grade?

Steve nevers 19/Apr/15 2nd
Hidden 11/Apr/15 Lead O/S
reece.robinson 04/Apr/15 2nd O/S
with Barrington Brotherton, Ian Lambert
Lamberti 04/Apr/15 2nd
Hidden 27/Mar/15 Lead rpt
Hidden 27/Mar/15 2nd O/S
Neil Watson 07/Mar/15 2nd
with Aussie Scott, Climber Kate
klo1981 07/Mar/15 Lead O/S
sasheep 07/Mar/15 Lead β

Lots of protection but dodgy top out due to mud.

drgrange 21/Feb/15 Lead O/S
with Anna
barringtonbrotherton 03/Feb/15 Lead O/S
with Reece Robinson
Hidden 01/Nov/14 2nd O/S
JamesRich 01/Nov/14 Lead O/S
with Lewis
Hidden 28/Oct/14 2nd
Hidden 28/Oct/14 Lead
Hidden 27/Oct/14 Lead O/S
Matt Smith 27/Oct/14 2nd O/S
homing-penguin 25/Oct/14 2nd O/S
David Staples 25/Oct/14 Lead rpt
Adam Hill 19/Oct/14 Lead

Brought up a top rope for Jen and Hannah. Zach seconded me.

with Jen, Zach
Mayaculpa 12/Oct/14 2nd
with dbm
Hidden 12/Oct/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Oct/14 2nd rpt
Hidden 07/Oct/14 Lead rpt
Hidden 29/Sep/14 -
Adam Hill 27/Sep/14 Lead

Nice lead and Zach was buzzing around up and down the slab. We abseiled down Balch Slide and kept the top rope up for Zach to speed climb the slide in less than 60 seconds.

Hidden 27/Sep/14 Lead
Mayaculpa 21/Sep/14 TR
with Kate, Mike Rotraxion
anthonylewis 13/Sep/14 2nd O/S
with pete ross
cas smerdon 18/Aug/14 Lead
cpoad 17/Aug/14 2nd rpt
with John S
Hidden 09/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Aug/14 Lead O/S
alexporter 03/Aug/14 2nd
mph040272 28/Jul/14 2nd O/S
with Laura Tansey, Nick Cunild
Ben Watts 26/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Louise Grimster
alibyrnie 26/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Alex Heubel
mph040272 26/Jul/14 2nd O/S
with Tamsin Ross Browne
reece.robinson 20/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Lamberti 20/Jul/14 Lead O/S

First Trad Lead

Stone_donkey 20/Jul/14 -
nicknicely 12/Jul/14 2nd
with steve
Steve Bartle 12/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Abs 09/Jul/14 2nd O/S

Nice warm up

Samuel Cox 09/Jul/14 Lead rpt
with Abi
Samuel Cox 29/Jun/14 2nd O/S
with Belinda
Hidden 29/Jun/14 Lead
Kemics 20/Jun/14 Lead O/S

Might have strayed on to Balch's slide at points, but was just too much nice gear to be had on this route to avoid.

with Dom
Tom Harper 16/Jun/14 Solo

Solo to set up a top rope

Wildstyle 12/Jun/14 2nd O/S
with Pia
Hidden 08/Jun/14 Lead rpt
kiwi boy 08/Jun/14 2nd rpt

nice route ample gear

with sharron, Dave B
lazzaw 25/May/14 2nd rpt

Jonathan's first long lead. Hungover so forgot my harness. Had to fashion one out of a sling - not terribly comfortable.

with Jonathan Cook
felixizzy 22/May/14 Solo rpt
Hidden 15/May/14 2nd rpt
Hidden 07/May/14 Lead O/S
swhite 05/May/14 Lead O/S

As the book suggests, this is a pleasant slab climb.

with Kerry Bosworth
felixizzy 21/Apr/14 2nd O/S
nicknicely 21/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with felix
Adrian Daniels 19/Apr/14 2nd
with John Parrott
Caroline 2010 19/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Nick Hopper
Hidden 17/Apr/14 Lead rpt
Hidden 17/Apr/14 2nd O/S
gjh 13/Apr/14 2nd β
Brian Moseley 13/Apr/14 Lead O/S
shim ?/Apr/14 Lead
the ant hill mob 30/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Easty14 30/Mar/14 2nd
catty_9 29/Mar/14 2nd O/S
with Rebekah Hailes
Hidden 17/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Chris Homewood (Swindon MC) 15/Mar/14 2nd O/S
with Petrina Brown
howsthebeef 12/Mar/14 Lead O/S
ali macphee 07/Mar/14 Lead

Teaching Dominic to Second

with Dominic
Hidden 28/Dec/13 Lead O/S
David Staples ?/Dec/13 Lead rpt
David Staples ?/Dec/13 Lead O/S
HairyBean 30/Nov/13 Lead O/S
with Natalie Burke
Hidden 15/Nov/13 Lead
Footiemadhannah 15/Nov/13 2nd

Nice climb, lots of loose mud at the top. Fairly well protected, compared to Duke of Cambridge.

Hidden 30/Oct/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 30/Oct/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Oct/13 Solo O/S
Hidden 05/Oct/13 2nd O/S
Tristypants 12/Sep/13 Solo O/S

top-out the hardest/dirtiest bit

Easty14 07/Sep/13 Lead
Phil Layton 22/Aug/13 TR O/S

Climberd three times

with Ms Grigri
jezb1 10/Aug/13 2nd
Hidden 10/Aug/13 Lead
wilf 07/Aug/13 2nd O/S

nick led

with Tom, nick f
petegunn 02/Aug/13 2nd
with Davina
Hidden 02/Aug/13 Lead O/S
kate tarrant ?/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Aug/13 Lead O/S
colinkeb 08/Jul/13 2nd
with john presley
johnnyhobo 08/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Colin Baker
mikeydee135 30/Jun/13 2nd O/S
mikeydee135 30/Jun/13 2nd O/S
beckett45 28/Jun/13 Lead
mikeydee135 11/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Marti999 31/May/13 2nd O/S
with Ben Hallett, Debbie
Hidden 26/May/13 Lead
Wildstyle 04/May/13 Lead O/S
madguernseyboy 04/May/13 2nd O/S
carl_123 01/May/13 Lead
wurzelinzummerset 01/May/13 2nd
with Carl
beth_may 17/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Klara Marsikova
Stuart William 15/Apr/13 2nd O/S
with Matt Ivory
Hidden 06/Apr/13 2nd rpt
Hidden 06/Apr/13 Lead O/S
paulerussell 06/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Steve Grey
Neil Gay 06/Apr/13 Lead O/S
BenBird 06/Apr/13 2nd O/S
JenRoberts 06/Apr/13 2nd O/S
with Chris P
cpoad 06/Apr/13 Lead rpt
with Jen R
MartinN 03/Mar/13 Lead O/S
katemurphy_@hotmail ??/2013 Lead
Hidden ??/2013 2nd
HairyBean 20/Oct/12 Lead O/S
*girl 20/Oct/12 2nd O/S
robertharris7 07/Sep/12 2nd
with wayne clark
Malpractise 06/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Sep/12 2nd O/S
Jobbo 03/Sep/12 2nd O/S
mattc 03/Sep/12 Lead RP
arandall 26/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with Mum, Liz
Lizzie Randall 26/Aug/12 2nd O/S
with Alex
stranter 28/Jul/12 2nd rpt
with Neil, Colin
Hidden 19/Jul/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 19/Jul/12 Lead
cpoad 01/Jul/12 Lead rpt
with Mike S (Neil's friend)
Harri777 30/Jun/12 Lead
with Nik
Alor_lab 30/Jun/12 2nd O/S
with Harri
cpoad 27/Jun/12 2nd O/S
with Neil C
Warner 20/Jun/12 Lead
Hidden 20/Jun/12 2nd
Hidden 04/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Jun/12 2nd O/S
Samuel Cox 12/May/12 2nd O/S
with SharonC1604
kiwi boy 12/May/12 2nd rpt

still a nice climb

with sam, sharron
SharonC1604 12/May/12 Lead O/S

My first HS. Really?

BALD EAGLE 31/Mar/12 Lead
with Rob Horler
CraigMcAteer 31/Mar/12 Solo O/S
wurzelinzummerset 28/Mar/12 2nd
with Andy
Hidden 25/Mar/12 Lead O/S
mark thomas ?/Mar/12 Solo

Great little solo . Some quite hollow sounding rock near the top though.....

stranter 15/Oct/11 2nd β

Really fun slab route. Lots of gear, only tricky moves are at the top still easy for 4a

Hidden 15/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Oct/11 Lead
gilmourheid 02/Oct/11 2nd
with Steve27
Bobling 27/Jul/11 2nd
with Laura, Andy
kiwi boy 27/Jul/11 Lead O/S

Nice climb. Soft at the grade. Spaced gear the only reason I can see that gives it HS

with rob
Mark Davies PK 16/Jun/11 Solo O/S

No more than VD

Hidden 22/May/11 Lead
reashlin 25/Apr/11 2nd O/S
Uberpussy 25/Apr/11 Lead O/S

Nice climb until you hit loose rock. Look for single belay cam point dug in rock, then enjoy a walk off that's sketchy at best

Neil Tucker ?/Apr/11 2nd
with Robert Bronsdon, Richard Reynolds
Hidden 29/Mar/11 Solo O/S
bpmclimb 27/Mar/11 TR O/S

Significantly easier and better protected than Balch's Slide. S 4a.

with Shunt
Hidden 27/Mar/11 Lead
Hidden 27/Mar/11 2nd
davenev 20/Nov/10 Lead O/S

Bit tricky as it was very wet and done in approach shoes

with mick
nick hawkins 12/Oct/10 Lead O/S
cas smerdon 24/Jul/10 2nd
with Mark S
Hidden 24/Jul/10 Lead
cas smerdon 21/Jul/10 Lead
with mark joyce
Matt02003 ?/Aug/09 Lead
Hidden 21/Feb/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Feb/09 2nd O/S
Nobster ??/2009 Lead
with Laura Clarke
Ollie Wickham 19/Dec/08 Lead O/S
with Luke Moran
Hidden 21/Sep/08 Lead O/S
CosmosKey 21/Sep/08 2nd O/S
with Rick & Frank
SteWatkins ?/Aug/08 -
ian d f ??/2008 Lead
cas smerdon 03/Nov/07 2nd
with john wheeler
wheelo 03/Nov/07 Lead O/S
with cas
ashleylist ?/Sep/07 Lead β
with Tamsin Collins
ashleylist ?/Sep/07 Lead β
with Tamsin Collins
guy xavier percival 09/Aug/07 Solo O/S
with none
Fat Tim 07/Apr/07 Lead O/S
John_Hat ??/2007 Lead O/S
with Various
gaz.marshall ??/2006 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2005 -
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