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12m. Climb the arete in two parts to a finish on the left. © Rockfax

paultgraham 10/Dec/16 Lead
with Hedd
Alpenglow 02/Oct/16 Solo rpt
with NUMC
OLGrady 02/Oct/16 Lead O/S
with NUMC
KevB 23/Sep/16 Lead O/S
with Jon Evans
S_Dunn 19/Sep/16 2nd β
with Clement
Mark Bull 07/Sep/16 Lead rpt
with Mike
Hidden 25/Jul/16 Solo O/S
MBarraclough 16/Jul/16 Lead dog
Kizzy 14/Jul/16 -
Jimbo12c 04/Jun/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/May/16 Lead
Hidden ?/May/16 Lead
herrettscott 25/Mar/16 2nd
with Franklin
topsyturvy 22/Mar/16 Lead


dakidunn 22/Mar/16 2nd
with Tris
dakidunn 22/Mar/16 2nd

2nd climb of this route on the same day taking the slightly more direct route up the arete.

with Tris
rodge 08/Aug/15 2nd O/S
leerodgers84 08/Aug/15 Lead O/S

Started direct. Hard start.

with Joe
Macleod 18/Jul/15 Lead
mjackson 12/Jul/15 2nd
Hidden 05/Jul/15 2nd
Alpenglow 07/Jun/15 Solo G/U
Hidden 16/May/15 Solo
Elsier 10/May/15 2nd
with Adrian
paultgraham 25/Apr/15 2nd O/S

First ever trad climb

with Hedd
Hidden 11/Apr/15 Lead O/S
stub1990 22/Mar/15 2nd
with Adam Gregg
Adamski1986 22/Mar/15 Lead
FraserMcClennan 08/Mar/15 Lead O/S
John Haxon ??/2015 -
CurlyStevo ??/2015 Lead
dpovey 12/Oct/14 2nd
Callum Smith 12/Oct/14 Lead O/S
captjon 26/Sep/14 -
Hidden 27/Aug/14 Lead dnf
Mike-W-99 16/Aug/14 2nd

Tricky start, good lead from fiona

with Fiona
Fiona Reid 16/Aug/14 Lead O/S

Stiff start (went direct) and quite pumpy but a very good route. Down climbed after doing the hard bits for a rest then back up to the top in one go. No one else did the start my way. My knees are now black and blue from repeatedly demonstrating what I did!

with Mike
Elsier 09/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Ian
Hidden 28/Jun/14 Lead O/S
mike_tamanawis 28/Jun/14 2nd O/S

Pretty tricky bottom section for HS...something about bags of sand.

cpforbes 11/May/14 2nd O/S
with Chris Down
akhutton88 15/Apr/14 2nd

Hard start!

with Ewan
ewan i 15/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Aimee
Michael Haywood 15/Apr/14 Lead
with Tim Chamberlain
Woodiee 23/Mar/14 2nd rpt
Liam Ingram 23/Mar/14 Solo O/S


planetmarshall 16/Mar/14 2nd
Hidden 16/Mar/14 Lead rpt
Tim Rodgers 15/Mar/14 Lead
Hidden 15/Mar/14 2nd β
Klingon 09/Feb/14 Lead
with Nimble
Dervey ??/2014 -
sarah hawker 15/Dec/13 Lead dog

Thought I'd done this before, so turned out harder than I expected! Lowered off for rests (twice) then got to top clean on 3rd attempt. Mix of toprope and lead in the end!

with bob
Alpenglow 06/Oct/13 Lead O/S
with NUMC
salix 22/Sep/13 Solo O/S

Lovely route, dirct finish didn't feel out of character.

with Jules, Frazer
Calum Wadsworth 17/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with Emma
Klingon 18/Aug/13 2nd
with Capt Kirk
Matt Poole 27/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Paulina Pilarska
jonnysims 21/Jul/13 2nd
with Ron Lake
The Big Sender 06/Jul/13 Lead O/S

a hidden classic!

Hidden 06/Jul/13 2nd rpt
Hidden 29/Jun/13 Lead
Adrianw 05/Jun/13 Lead rpt
with Davva, Natalie Wilson
Dav va 05/Jun/13 2nd
with Adrian Wilson
Hidden 05/May/13 Lead O/S
duzinga 04/May/13 Lead O/S
with Jie
Roberttaylor 04/May/13 Solo rpt
kyaizawa 20/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Roberttaylor 20/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Isolde
Hidden 20/Apr/13 2nd RP
Gabe Oliver 20/Apr/13 Lead O/S

Nice pitch; stepping back onto the nose gives a nice bit of exposure feeling

with Scott Baxtleby
Hidden 08/Nov/12 Lead O/S
James90 ?/Nov/12 2nd

Seconded in the dark.

08nbrierley 03/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Ivan
Macleod 15/Jul/12 2nd β
with louise, alex
Hidden 15/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Baggie 15/Jul/12 -

First climb of the day - quite the epic! Started right and stepped across.

Keith Lambley 26/May/12 Lead
with Tricia G
dakidunn 27/Mar/12 Lead dnf
with Tim Davies
David Cowley 06/Mar/12 2nd
with Malcolm Watson
craig cameron 24/Feb/12 2nd
Hidden 24/Feb/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Feb/12 2nd
Klingon 19/Feb/12 Lead dnf

Tired. Wimped out. The third fastest decent I've done. 2nd=leaning grooves fall. 1st=Prampushers Paradise

with Clyde, Capt Kirk
allyrocke 18/Feb/12 Lead O/S
with Rob Young
samfayers 12/Nov/11 Lead O/S
s.scott 11/Nov/11 2nd
Hidden 29/Oct/11 2nd
Hidden 29/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Macleod 22/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with anthony
Antd 22/Oct/11 2nd
Will Hunt 22/Oct/11 2nd O/S
with Duncan MacNeil
Hidden 22/Oct/11 2nd
Hidden 23/Aug/11 Solo O/S
Klingon 27/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Jack
David_Gledson 03/Jun/11 Lead

Direct finish(HVS), very easy at that grade, very nice climb though!!

timmsy 02/Jun/11 2nd

direct hvs easy. lots of gear and big holds -overgraded

oliverk 29/May/11 Lead
Hidden 29/May/11 2nd dog
mr spoon 21/May/11 Lead
Hidden 30/Apr/11 Solo
Hidden 22/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Plungeman 22/Apr/11 Lead O/S

Direct (jumpy) start.

with Matt
radioshed 22/Apr/11 2nd O/S
with andy t
Hidden 16/Apr/11 2nd
Hidden 23/Jan/11 Solo
Anthony Dixon 30/Aug/10 Lead
rgd1977 22/Aug/10 TR
Hidden 03/Jul/10 -
Hidden ?/Jul/10 -
Hidden 30/May/10 2nd
Hidden 17/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Mar/10 Lead O/S
burto 17/Mar/10 Solo O/S
markhammonds 14/Mar/10 2nd
fall-line 14/Mar/10 Lead rpt
with Mark Hammonds
Andy Moles 03/Mar/10 Solo O/S
with -
Hidden 03/Mar/10 Solo β
carlh ??/2010 -
Hidden ??/2010 -
Hidden 07/Nov/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 07/Nov/09 Lead
fall-line 08/Oct/09 2nd O/S
with Clare Muir
chrism225 27/Sep/09 Lead dnf

went the wrong way and got knackered

with polly, dave
Hidden 01/Sep/09 Lead
stimpey 31/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Tom, Cas
Timpy1584 31/Aug/09 2nd
with Caz, Steve
sarah hawker 30/Aug/09 2nd dog

Did the start of this, but probably finished up Twin Cracks, or a hybrid of the two

with John Tucker
johnjb 19/Jul/09 2nd O/S

Swung around on one arm to the arete but stayed on the rock.

with Andy P
odox 10/Jun/09 Solo
iceicebaby 27/May/09 2nd O/S
odox 17/May/09 -

Much easier to solo than to lead!

with Kat Petit
French Erick 09/May/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 08/Mar/09 Lead O/S
Phill_ Thompson ??/2009 Lead
Chris wilson 12/Oct/08 Lead O/S
with John F
Hidden 30/May/08 Lead O/S
beegsyboy 06/May/08 Lead O/S
with Sean + Andy
Sean Bell 06/May/08 2nd O/S
with Tim, Andy
andymoin 06/May/08 2nd O/S

very nice climbing, the crawling thro gorse to get out isnt tho, bringing a saw next time.

Chris the Tall 19/Apr/08 Lead O/S

Bit of a struggle at the start

with Mike P
chrissylee ?/Apr/08 2nd
with Tom Hopper
Maz J ??/2008 -
snowy owl 22/Sep/07 Lead
with Ben Alcock
andyandy 09/Apr/07 Lead
with Ben
Hidden 01/Apr/07 -
Sam Judson 06/Aug/06 Lead O/S

Interesting climb, quite exposed, and it got wetter as I climbed higher (due to the rain).

with Steve Orrell
chris2451 16/Jul/06 Lead O/S
dj_brigham05 ?/Jul/06 2nd O/S
DGY 01/Jun/06 AltLd
with John
Hidden 28/May/06 Lead O/S
adam carless 28/May/06 2nd
barney_edin 04/Sep/05 Lead
duncana 14/Aug/05 2nd

Bit unbalanced at start but nice top section

with Nathan
Hidden 01/Jul/05 2nd O/S
DGY ?/Jun/05 -
with John
IanMcC 12/May/05 Lead
with Mhairi
reg_measures ??/2005 Lead O/S
with claire salter
topsyturvy ??/2005 Lead O/S

date aprox

with Dan Hattle
Simon Caldwell 24/Jul/04 Lead O/S

excellent, tough for the grade

with Carmen
Hidden 11/Apr/02 2nd
gypsy3006 ??/2000 Lead
Hidden 27/May/99 Lead
EllieWoods 11/Oct/98 Lead O/S
with Ian Denton
Roget 08/Sep/98 Solo O/S
with jim
greenroom ??/1996 Lead O/S
whispering nic ?/Mar/94 Solo
johnkeith ??/1994 -
with G. Callander
Hidden ??/1994 -
uphillnow ?/Aug/92 -
with Margaret Smith
Russell Lovett 29/Apr/91 Solo O/S
with alone
Hidden ??/1989 -
Steve Crowe 07/Jun/86 Solo O/S
malc 10/Nov/85 Solo
mitch1960 ??/1985 -
with Jon Henderson
Martin Bennett 10/Jun/81 Solo
Paul Clarke ??/1980 -
with NUMC
andybirtwistle ??/1980 -
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