Rockfax Description
12m. Traverse the break to the arete, layback to the overhang then trend left up the exposed slab or, more logically, finish up the wide crack on the right. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
It's HVS 5a in the Rockfax. Albeit a pretty soft one

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UserDateStyleNotes & Partners
stev1e.wilso 16 May Lead rpt
with Jess
with Jess
ollyroberts 10 Apr 2nd rpt
with Lee Paskin
with Lee Paskin
iainJ 30 Mar 2nd O/S vs?
with NualaK
vs?
with NualaK
NualaK 30 Mar Lead O/S
with LUUMC
with LUUMC
mrphilipoldham 4 Jan 2nd O/S
HenryMeier 4 Jan Lead O/S
EllaF 21 Oct, 2018 2nd O/S no need to crack climb: layback will suffice
no need to crack climb: layback will suffice
olliemartin 21 Oct, 2018 Lead O/S Graceful...
with Ella
Graceful...
with Ella
Hidden 11 Aug, 2018 2nd
Trickett 11 Aug, 2018 Lead O/S
with Jolley1
with Jolley1
Hidden 2 Aug, 2018 Lead O/S
Hidden 2 Aug, 2018 Lead
JendeHoxar 20 Apr, 2018 Solo rpt
with Flavio
with Flavio
Flavio 20 Apr, 2018 Solo O/S
Hidden ?Apr, 2018 Lead O/S
John Kelly 12 Nov, 2017 2nd
with MB
with MB
Neil Pacey 5 Nov, 2017 Lead O/S
Jamie Brown 5 Nov, 2017 2nd O/S LH finish
with Mike Shaw, Dave W
LH finish
with Mike Shaw, Dave W
Malcolm Bass 25 Oct, 2017 Lead O/S
with Jenny Swandale , Henry Swandale
with Jenny Swandale , Henry Swandale
Hidden 26 Aug, 2017 TR
SGD 5 Aug, 2017 - Again Never HVS and never 5a.
with rob1
Again Never HVS and never 5a.
with rob1
rob1 5 Aug, 2017 -
with SGD
with SGD
Phil Mercer 29 Jul, 2017 2nd rpt
John Brayshaw 29 Jul, 2017 Lead rpt
climbwhenready 20 Jul, 2017 TR Crack finish
with maumau
Crack finish
with maumau
maumau 20 Jul, 2017 TR O/S
ebf 4 Jun, 2017 2nd Balls is this HVS. Easier than Index Variation on the slab, and making it HVS for the top off width is nonsensical (after all, Index Variation is better with the off width too!)
with pastep
Balls is this HVS. Easier than Index Variation on the slab, and making it HVS for the top off width is nonsensical (after all, Index Variation is better with the off width too!)
with pastep
RM199 30 Apr, 2017 2nd rpt
loonylovegood93 30 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S
Hidden 23 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S
John Brayshaw 6 Apr, 2017 2nd rpt
with Gareth
with Gareth
John Brayshaw 6 Apr, 2017 2nd rpt
with Gareth
with Gareth
Robin Nichols 26 Mar, 2017 Solo O/S
with Jim, Roget
with Jim, Roget
Roget 26 Mar, 2017 Solo O/S
with robin, jim
with robin, jim
Whorlhill 29 Dec, 2016 Lead
Hidden 29 Dec, 2016 2nd
Graeme Hammond 3 Dec, 2016 Lead O/S
Bradbury 3 Dec, 2016 2nd O/S
Anti-faff 2 Dec, 2016 Lead O/S Nice little route and steady away at HVS. Crack finish.
with Roger, Nick
Nice little route and steady away at HVS. Crack finish.
with Roger, Nick
JendeHoxar 30 Nov, 2016 Solo
John Brayshaw 22 Oct, 2016 2nd rpt
Phil Mercer 22 Oct, 2016 Lead rpt
Hidden 17 Apr, 2016 2nd
Hidden 17 Apr, 2016 Lead rpt
mikestr555 10 Apr, 2016 Lead
BnB 10 Apr, 2016 -
GPN 25 Mar, 2016 Solo
with net
with net
bobpilgrem 11 Mar, 2016 Lead
with Tom
with Tom
D.botts87 3 Nov, 2015 Lead O/S
with John freestone
with John freestone
David_Gledson 17 Oct, 2015 2nd O/S
with AlanP
with AlanP
Simonpeel 8 Oct, 2015 -
Sut 28 Sep, 2015 Solo O/S
Lloyders 13 Sep, 2015 Solo O/S
Hidden 23 Aug, 2015 Lead
Hidden 12 Jul, 2015 2nd
nick ferro 12 Jul, 2015 Lead O/S
shaun walby 11 Jul, 2015 Lead O/S
with Neil R
with Neil R
Neil R 11 Jul, 2015 2nd
John Brayshaw 9 Jul, 2015 Lead rpt
with Gareth
with Gareth
RKirke 30 May, 2015 Solo O/S
Hidden 30 May, 2015 Solo O/S
Stroppy 30 May, 2015 Solo O/S
Hidden 25 May, 2015 Lead O/S
Hidden 17 May, 2015 Lead O/S
spragglerocks 16 May, 2015 2nd O/S
with Alex S
with Alex S
wobrotson 15 May, 2015 Solo
Steven Andrews 11 May, 2015 Lead O/S
with Harry
with Harry
John Brayshaw 2 Apr, 2015 Lead rpt
with Gareth
with Gareth
pastep 8 Feb, 2015 Lead
with ebf
with ebf
ebf 8 Feb, 2015 2nd O/S Steady first lead on a misty day by Paul.
Steady first lead on a misty day by Paul.
kempy7 ??, 2015 Lead
joeflan 2 Nov, 2014 Solo O/S
Hidden 21 Sep, 2014 2nd O/S
OllieF 20 Sep, 2014 Lead O/S Offwidth finish!
with Emma W
Offwidth finish!
with Emma W
emmswhit 20 Sep, 2014 2nd O/S
with OllieF
with OllieF
Phil Mercer 16 Sep, 2014 2nd rpt
John Brayshaw 16 Sep, 2014 Lead rpt
with Phil Mercer, Eleanor Greenwood
with Phil Mercer, Eleanor Greenwood
Hidden 10 Sep, 2014 Lead
Theo Moore - UKC and UKH 13 Aug, 2014 Solo O/S
Hidden 24 Jul, 2014 2nd
jpc1 24 Jul, 2014 Lead
lithos 21 Jun, 2014 - good stuff, one tricky move a fair way above bomber cams. ROCKFAX line is wrong, go left under the roof and up the slab (though we did the crack)
with karl c
good stuff, one tricky move a fair way above bomber cams. ROCKFAX line is wrong, go left under the roof and up the slab (though we did the crack)
with karl c
John Brayshaw 26 Apr, 2014 2nd rpt Crack finish
with Gareth
Crack finish
with Gareth
John Brayshaw 24 Apr, 2014 Lead rpt Crack finish
with DaveyH
Crack finish
with DaveyH
Hidden 24 Apr, 2014 2nd
rbrookes2 19 Apr, 2014 2nd
Hidden 19 Apr, 2014 Lead O/S
John Brayshaw 1 Apr, 2014 Lead rpt
with erica
with erica
erica 1 Apr, 2014 2nd
Hidden 21 Sep, 2013 2nd O/S
tmawer 21 Sep, 2013 Lead rpt
John Brayshaw 14 Sep, 2013 Lead rpt
with erica
with erica
erica 14 Sep, 2013 2nd
Tony Holdsworth 23 Aug, 2013 2nd O/S Jon led
with Dan McKinlay
Jon led
with Dan McKinlay
David Wynne 16 Aug, 2013 Lead
with Tony Womersley
with Tony Womersley
Dan Mckinlay ?Aug, 2013 Lead O/S
talldick 18 Jun, 2013 -
Nigel Bond 30 May, 2013 2nd
with Bern Hardman
with Bern Hardman
kitkat78 27 May, 2013 2nd O/S
with Toby J, SteveM
with Toby J, SteveM
RM199 25 May, 2013 2nd O/S
SteveM 22 May, 2013 Solo
Hidden 10 Mar, 2013 Lead rpt
Hidden 3 Mar, 2013 Lead O/S
BaildonBanker 3 Mar, 2013 2nd
PaulHermes 13 Jan, 2013 2nd
with Stewart VCCC
with Stewart VCCC
stev1e.wilso 1 Dec, 2012 2nd O/S
John Brayshaw 1 Dec, 2012 Lead rpt
Phil Mercer 1 Dec, 2012 2nd
Hidden 11 Nov, 2012 Solo O/S
Andrew82Leeds 6 Oct, 2012 TR O/S
Pete23 8 Sep, 2012 Lead
with Stephen Mors
with Stephen Mors
morsy 8 Sep, 2012 Lead after seconding peter; great pitch!
with peter berwick
after seconding peter; great pitch!
with peter berwick
wrapped in bacon 23 Aug, 2012 Lead O/S
with Dazzle
with Dazzle
joe_lancs 14 Aug, 2012 Lead O/S With offwidth finish
With offwidth finish
kitch22 5 Jun, 2012 Solo O/S
Hidden 12 May, 2012 Lead O/S
Richard Alderton 12 May, 2012 2nd Bold lead.
with Pickles
Bold lead.
with Pickles
Hidden 12 May, 2012 2nd
Libla85 1 Apr, 2012 2nd
with Kevin
with Kevin
adamwesthead 29 Mar, 2012 Lead rpt
with zebster
with zebster
adamwesthead 29 Mar, 2012 2nd rpt
with zebster
with zebster
zebster 29 Mar, 2012 Lead O/S
zebster 29 Mar, 2012 2nd RP
Phil Mercer 27 Mar, 2012 2nd
John Brayshaw 27 Mar, 2012 Lead rpt
mattwilk 25 Mar, 2012 2nd O/S Pretty necky lead with deck potential at the crux. Nice route though.
with Jamie
Pretty necky lead with deck potential at the crux. Nice route though.
with Jamie
David Wynne 16 Mar, 2012 Lead
ebf 15 Jan, 2012 Lead O/S It's not hard but just trying telling your head that when you are making "that" move on the arete.
with Chris Voisey, Mick Holding
It's not hard but just trying telling your head that when you are making "that" move on the arete.
with Chris Voisey, Mick Holding
JonG ??, 2012 -
spitfirerick 23 Oct, 2011 Lead O/S
akhughes 7 Oct, 2011 Solo O/S
mataius ?Oct, 2011 TR
David Wynne 24 Sep, 2011 2nd
wheelo 29 Aug, 2011 Lead
with ted, ann
with ted, ann
adi bryant 22 Aug, 2011 Lead We came up the Scoop and then followed this route.
with Miri
We came up the Scoop and then followed this route.
with Miri
Matt Schwarz 20 Aug, 2011 Lead O/S Very bold, went for traditional finish.
Very bold, went for traditional finish.
phillipjohnson 20 Aug, 2011 2nd
eldre070 18 Aug, 2011 Lead dnf Got up to ledge on the arete using the break for my hands. Lost bottle stepping of the ledge as didn't fully trust gear below.
with Neil
Got up to ledge on the arete using the break for my hands. Lost bottle stepping of the ledge as didn't fully trust gear below.
with Neil
PrincessLozza 30 Jul, 2011 2nd
Legionreturns 30 Jul, 2011 Lead rpt
jimorothy 10 Jul, 2011 2nd Bold
with Scott Barnett
Bold
with Scott Barnett
Legionreturns 4 Jul, 2011 Lead O/S
with rjb, lanky
with rjb, lanky
Hidden 4 Jul, 2011 2nd
John Brayshaw 8 Jun, 2011 Lead rpt
jcurrie93 8 Jun, 2011 2nd
Jack00 7 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
with Hannah Hunt
with Hannah Hunt
John Brayshaw 29 Mar, 2011 Lead rpt
with erica
with erica
erica 29 Mar, 2011 2nd
Hidden 23 Mar, 2011 2nd
Hidden 23 Mar, 2011 Solo
Hidden 5 Mar, 2011 Lead β
Mitch1990 24 Jan, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden ??, 2011 Lead
pratty25 11 Dec, 2010 -
erica 14 Nov, 2010 Lead rpt
Hidden 14 Nov, 2010 2nd
Adam1973 7 Nov, 2010 Lead rpt
with Ann S
with Ann S
Ann S 7 Nov, 2010 2nd
with Adam
with Adam
Anthony Dixon 12 Sep, 2010 Lead
Hidden 12 Sep, 2010 2nd
Hidden 22 Aug, 2010 2nd rpt
mfisher 24 Jul, 2010 2nd O/S
with Michael Mason
with Michael Mason
jonny5 3 Jul, 2010 Lead O/S Bold moves up the arete. Guidebook suggests foot or hand traverse the break, foot traverse seems the easier option.
with James Dell
Bold moves up the arete. Guidebook suggests foot or hand traverse the break, foot traverse seems the easier option.
with James Dell
dellboy 3 Jul, 2010 2nd O/S
with jonny5
with jonny5
Hidden 2 Jul, 2010 2nd O/S
petegunn 1 Jul, 2010 Lead
Adam1973 31 May, 2010 Lead rpt
santobugito 31 May, 2010 2nd β
jcurrie93 6 May, 2010 2nd
John Brayshaw 6 May, 2010 Lead rpt
bencole ?May, 2010 Lead O/S
with Andy
with Andy
SteWatkins ?May, 2010 -
John Brayshaw 28 Apr, 2010 Lead rpt
with erica
with erica
tomhull 28 Apr, 2010 Solo O/S
with bridget noble, adam noble
with bridget noble, adam noble
erica 28 Apr, 2010 2nd
mountain man ed 24 Apr, 2010 TR O/S
pastep 11 Apr, 2010 Lead rpt
with Paul L
with Paul L
Andrew Wilson 9 Apr, 2010 Lead O/S
Hidden 9 Apr, 2010 2nd O/S
richorme 2 Apr, 2010 Lead O/S I knew wehre the good gear placements were, the groove up the slab was nice and the friction excellent. Finished round the side.
with Gary Woodburn
I knew wehre the good gear placements were, the groove up the slab was nice and the friction excellent. Finished round the side.
with Gary Woodburn
jlury 27 Mar, 2010 2nd
Adam1973 27 Mar, 2010 Lead rpt
with jlury
with jlury
Hidden 21 Mar, 2010 Lead
sam_owen41 8 Nov, 2009 TR O/S shud of led but didn't cus of spaced protection and wet
shud of led but didn't cus of spaced protection and wet
tanssop 11 Oct, 2009 2nd
with Andy & Paul
with Andy & Paul
Hidden 9 Oct, 2009 2nd
erica 25 Sep, 2009 Lead rpt
John Brayshaw 25 Sep, 2009 2nd rpt
with erica
with erica
Hidden 29 Aug, 2009 Lead O/S
jkarran 27 Aug, 2009 Lead Lovely moves up the rib and the offwidth is much easier than it looks.
with Jimmy56
Lovely moves up the rib and the offwidth is much easier than it looks.
with Jimmy56
Jimmy57 27 Aug, 2009 2nd rpt
with James Karran
with James Karran
petellis 22 Aug, 2009 Lead dnf Wussed out right as i didn't fancy the runout. Good direct start though.
with jkarran
Wussed out right as i didn't fancy the runout. Good direct start though.
with jkarran
Rob Davies 2 Aug, 2009 Lead
with Phil A
with Phil A
peteJ23 25 Jul, 2009 Lead O/S
scruffster 25 Jul, 2009 2nd RP
with pete jackson
with pete jackson
Hidden 13 Apr, 2009 Lead O/S
PaulHermes 22 Feb, 2009 -
Matt Bill Platypus 22 Feb, 2009 2nd O/S
Adam1973 22 Feb, 2009 Lead rpt
raptorheli 10 Dec, 2008 2nd β
raptorheli 10 Dec, 2008 Lead RP nice climb,very little gear
nice climb,very little gear
gazbonutter 1 Nov, 2008 Lead O/S Didn't find the final offwidth crack too bad after working out a knee and foot jam thing.
with pjm116
Didn't find the final offwidth crack too bad after working out a knee and foot jam thing.
with pjm116
Hidden 1 Nov, 2008 2nd
Hidden 24 Oct, 2008 Lead O/S
Mattyk 27 Sep, 2008 Lead O/S Felt bolder than VS.. HVS in rockfax, possibly correct?
with alicia
Felt bolder than VS.. HVS in rockfax, possibly correct?
with alicia
alicia 27 Sep, 2008 2nd
with Matt K
with Matt K
Peter Smith 21 Sep, 2008 2nd
with Mick Leather
with Mick Leather
stewart murray 20 Sep, 2008 2nd
Adam1973 20 Sep, 2008 Lead rpt
Hidden 14 Sep, 2008 Lead O/S
liamoloughlin 24 Aug, 2008 Solo O/S
ollyroberts 4 Jun, 2008 Lead O/S
with Adam
with Adam
petellis 3 May, 2008 Lead O/S
jlury 26 Apr, 2008 2nd
Adam1973 26 Apr, 2008 Lead O/S
with jlury
with jlury
John Brayshaw 9 Apr, 2008 Lead rpt
erica 9 Apr, 2008 2nd and Mark K
and Mark K
Hidden 9 Apr, 2008 2nd O/S
IanJackson 30 Mar, 2008 Solo O/S
with Big Ian
with Big Ian
ewen 10 Feb, 2008 -
erica 4 Nov, 2007 2nd
John Brayshaw 4 Nov, 2007 Lead rpt
with erica
with erica
Hidden ?Nov, 2007 Solo
PaulHermes 7 Oct, 2007 2nd
with VCC
with VCC
erica 22 Sep, 2007 Lead rpt
John Brayshaw 22 Sep, 2007 2nd rpt
with erica
with erica
John Brayshaw 14 Sep, 2007 2nd rpt
with Bunny
with Bunny
Hidden 30 Aug, 2007 2nd
John Brayshaw 29 Jun, 2007 Lead rpt
with erica
with erica
erica 29 Jun, 2007 2nd
adamwesthead 22 May, 2007 Lead O/S
with JBA
with JBA
Hidden 21 Apr, 2007 Solo
bob3141 21 Apr, 2007 2nd
with Oliver Mentz
with Oliver Mentz
Hidden 11 Mar, 2007 Lead O/S
Iggy_B 11 Mar, 2007 2nd O/S
with Tom W
with Tom W
vertical worm ??, 2007 Lead O/S
Wayne S ??, 2007 -
design crisis ??, 2007 2nd
erica 12 Jul, 2006 2nd
John Brayshaw 12 Jul, 2006 Lead rpt
with erica
with erica
Brown 19 Mar, 2006 Lead O/S
with Jessika
with Jessika
Hidden 19 Nov, 2005 Lead O/S
erica 13 Nov, 2005 Lead rpt
John Brayshaw 13 Nov, 2005 2nd rpt
with erica
with erica
jacque 20 Jul, 2005 2nd
with with The Gritstone Club
with with The Gritstone Club
Trobbo 7 Jul, 2005 Lead
with caroline webb
with caroline webb
Hidden ?Apr, 2005 Lead O/S
leighjepson ?Apr, 2005 Lead
with Tim Watkins
with Tim Watkins
Hidden ?Dec, 2004 2nd O/S
John Brayshaw 25 Sep, 2004 Lead rpt
Simon Caldwell 18 Jul, 2004 Lead O/S
with Lemming
with Lemming
chrishedgehog 7 Jan, 2004 Lead O/S
with Clare Wilkie
with Clare Wilkie
Hidden ??, 2003 Lead
John Brayshaw 19 Oct, 2002 Lead rpt
Hidden ??, 2001 Lead
John Brayshaw 27 Jul, 2000 Lead rpt
with John Kennedy, Martin Cooper
with John Kennedy, Martin Cooper
Hammy 16 Apr, 2000 TR
The Pulsing Motorik of Neu! 25 Sep, 1999 Solo
Hidden 7 May, 1999 Solo
Hidden 18 Apr, 1999 Lead
Andy Say 4 Apr, 1997 Solo
SR1970 ?May, 1996 Lead O/S
Iain Thow 2 May, 1994 Solo
Martin Bennett 3 Aug, 1993 -
with MD
with MD
Mick King 23 Sep, 1992 Solo
Martin Bennett 21 Jul, 1991 -
with RA
with RA
rob.grafton 21 May, 1991 Lead
with Bruce
with Bruce
whispering nic 16 Feb, 1991 Solo
Pete Pozman ??, 1990 Solo O/S
John Brayshaw 1 May, 1988 2nd O/S
Hidden 19 Oct, 1985 Solo
hazeysunshine ??, 1985 2nd O/S
oldmanofmow ??, 1982 - Dave Collinson
Dave Collinson
Nic Robinson ??, 1980 -
Hidden 28 Apr, 1979 TR O/S
Hidden ??, 1979 2nd
Dave Musgrove 5 Nov, 1978 -
Hidden 9 May, 1978 Lead
cenotaphcorner ??, 1978 Solo O/S
mikej 1 Jan, 1975 TR
with Stewart Grant
with Stewart Grant
mikej 16 Jul, 1972 Lead
with E C/W
with E C/W
Seymore Butt ??, 1970 -
Voting
High E1
Mid E1
Low E1
High HVS
Mid HVS
Low HVS
High VS
Mid VS
Low VS
Votes cast 37
High 5b
Mid 5b
Low 5b
High 5a
Mid 5a
Low 5a
High 4c
Mid 4c
Low 4c
High 4b
Mid 4b
Low 4b
Votes cast 36
Votes cast 27
Style of ascent
Lead
Followed
Soloed
Toproped
Not Set
Onsighted
Repeated
Redpoint
Flashed (β)
DNF
Not Set