Rockfax Description
A good honest pitch with a tough initial overhang. Start 3m to the right of the far west limit of Flake Ledge. Move up to the overhang and climb the crack over it with difficulty and continue to a block. Now move up and right to a steep groove and follow this to the top. Stake belays on the ledge. © Rockfax

R C White, R J Black, A Monnery Sep/1963


ClimberDateStyle
daviesp2 19/Aug 2nd
with Pete GMC, Curly Rich
Hidden 19/Aug 2nd O/S
chris cockbain 31/May Lead O/S

Though move at the start and then the climbing felt rather adventurous.

Tom Draude 31/May 2nd O/S
Sophie Nunn 09/Jul/16 Lead rpt
with Neil W
Neilaw 09/Jul/16 2nd
mikeyjbs 16/Apr/16 Lead O/S
with Idoia
RKirke 13/Jun/15 2nd O/S
Sam Husband 13/Jun/15 Lead O/S

Quite easy for HVS.

with Alex Thomson, Woger
Alex the Alex 13/Jun/15 2nd O/S
with Sam, Rog
Sophie Nunn 17/May/15 Lead O/S
with Floris
KittyKat 11/Apr/15 2nd O/S
with Will Benfold
will_benfold 11/Apr/15 Lead O/S

Made a long reach for the top of the overhang, then cut loose and then humped my way up... maybe I missed something. The grazes on my arm explain the route name! Pretty straightforward after the overhang. Edit: Two years on, I still have an inch-long scar on my forearm from this route :-)

tobydunford 21/Mar/15 Lead O/S
with Kirsty Kerr
Monkey_Alan 29/Jun/14 2nd
with Dusan Ondrasek, Lawrence Dudley
Peter Lovell 13/Apr/14 Lead RP
clipskipper 06/Jul/13 Lead O/S

A key hold gives you the roof, and after that it's fairly straightforward.

with Davey Boy
Hidden ??/2013 -
mike.moss 03/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Ceridwen 12/May/12 2nd RP
with Andy Mosienko
Hidden ?/May/12 Lead O/S
Monkey_Alan 28/Jan/12 2nd

Hard crux, don't stop!

Hidden 28/Jan/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Jul/10 2nd
tev 25/Jul/10 2nd dog
with Gary
Monkey_Alan 25/Jul/10 Lead dog

Dogged? Full on aided through the crux!

Marti999 05/Mar/10 Lead O/S
with Anna
aged_ape ?/Apr/08 Lead
with LM
Bob M 09/Apr/07 2nd
Norman_P_W 09/Apr/07 Lead
with Bob M
brian watson ??/2005 Lead O/S
andyfeds 04/May/98 Lead dnf
with Penny H
FrankW ??/1998 -
steve taylor ?/May/90 Lead O/S
with steve kerr
MoWalker3 24/Aug/89 -
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