Rockfax Description
12m. Start up Golden Stairs but move out right to gain the base of the slab awkwardly. Pad up its left-hand edge, heading for the magic fluting above. © Rockfax

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User Date Style Notes & Partners
CameronDotSmith 1 Sep Lead O/S
with Bru
with Bru
C coldwell-storry 17 Aug Solo β
with rob lay
with rob lay
JBO 1 Jun Solo O/S
Hidden 12 May Lead rpt
Hidden 10 May Lead O/S
Rjennis 20 Apr 2nd
with Dogwood
with Dogwood
Dogwood 20 Apr Lead G/U
Will Hunt 22 Mar 2nd O/S
with Steve Blake
with Steve Blake
Adamski1986 3 Mar Lead rpt
with Gema Martin Ordas
with Gema Martin Ordas
Hidden 3 Mar 2nd
Connorh 19 Feb Lead O/S
metrorat 19 Feb Lead O/S OS of the main bit
with Connorh
OS of the main bit
with Connorh
Graeme Hammond 22 Oct, 2018 Lead β Felt less scary and bold than I expected from looking at it & belaying Neil beforehand, guess it depends how much you trust the gear. A rare moment of slab prowess!
Felt less scary and bold than I expected from looking at it & belaying Neil beforehand, guess it depends how much you trust the gear. A rare moment of slab prowess!
AJMullen 4 Oct, 2018 Lead O/S Nice bold climb, crux move felt great
Nice bold climb, crux move felt great
michaelb1 15 Sep, 2018 Lead very nice, the top slab is pleasant and the flutes get better as you go up. Climbed on a top rope before the lead
with J Herb
very nice, the top slab is pleasant and the flutes get better as you go up. Climbed on a top rope before the lead
with J Herb
topsyturvy 23 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
dakidunn 23 Jun, 2018 2nd
pipof747 ?May, 2018 Lead O/S
Adam.Watson 22 Apr, 2018 2nd O/S
with OLGrady
with OLGrady
OLGrady 22 Apr, 2018 Lead O/S
with Joe Mccarty , Adam.Watson
with Joe Mccarty , Adam.Watson
Oliver Smaje 27 Jan, 2018 Lead O/S
with Laura
with Laura
watson.b 6 Nov, 2017 2nd rpt
08nbrierley 6 Nov, 2017 Lead O/S
sarah hawker 21 Aug, 2017 TR dog Maybe it's an easy move if you're tall enough to reach a handhold and a foothold at the same time...
with mariner
Maybe it's an easy move if you're tall enough to reach a handhold and a foothold at the same time...
with mariner
Ram MkiV 20 Aug, 2017 Solo O/S
James Oakes 20 Aug, 2017 Solo O/S
Jake Young 29 Jul, 2017 Solo O/S Nice
Nice
Matthew Ferrier 29 Jul, 2017 Solo O/S
TizzyA 8 Jul, 2017 TR
papashango 2 Jul, 2017 Lead O/S
with Simon
with Simon
Ursula 20 Jun, 2017 Lead O/S Was fine, two moves needed to be thought about but other than that no bother
with Joe
Was fine, two moves needed to be thought about but other than that no bother
with Joe
Hidden 31 May, 2017 Lead O/S
Keith Swainson 14 May, 2017 Lead O/S
Hidden 8 May, 2017 Lead
MDowson 6 May, 2017 Lead rpt
with sam webb
with sam webb
AxelC 16 Dec, 2016 Lead O/S
with Craig Silvie
with Craig Silvie
Slyven 16 Dec, 2016 2nd
with Axel
with Axel
eaf4 8 Oct, 2016 Solo
watson.b 18 Sep, 2016 Lead rpt
Adamski1986 18 Sep, 2016 2nd
Climbster 11 Sep, 2016 Lead O/S
Vixie 11 Sep, 2016 2nd dog 2 takes while I worked out how to get around the corner. Once I spotted the flake and worked it out I got it clean.
2 takes while I worked out how to get around the corner. Once I spotted the flake and worked it out I got it clean.
Bloke on a Rope 11 Sep, 2016 Solo O/S Steady away
Steady away
peterhubbard 23 Jun, 2016 2nd
Hidden 23 Jun, 2016 Lead O/S
Hidden ??, 2016 -
Dervey 26 Oct, 2015 2nd rpt
with Liam
with Liam
Hidden 4 Oct, 2015 2nd rpt
petegunn 4 Oct, 2015 Lead
JDC 4 Sep, 2015 Lead rpt
Senna 16 Aug, 2015 Lead O/S
spenser 16 Aug, 2015 Lead O/S Awesome route! Considerably easier than The Witch but just as good!
with Shaun
Awesome route! Considerably easier than The Witch but just as good!
with Shaun
Adam.Watson 4 Jun, 2015 TR
Alpenglow 4 Jun, 2015 TR rpt
with Adam.Watson, Adam M, Alice B
with Adam.Watson, Adam M, Alice B
Alpenglow 25 May, 2015 Lead O/S Three pebble-esque
with Adam M
Three pebble-esque
with Adam M
Adamski1986 2 May, 2015 Lead rpt
garyb1442 2 May, 2015 2nd O/S
Hidden 4 Apr, 2015 Lead O/S
Andrew Sandercock 4 Apr, 2015 2nd O/S
with ctodd
with ctodd
Dr Toph 4 Mar, 2015 Solo rpt
HaddRoots 25 Oct, 2014 Lead O/S Definetly a soft E2 but the gear cams in the break were all pretty shit
Definetly a soft E2 but the gear cams in the break were all pretty shit
JDC 10 Oct, 2014 2nd
Sebcosta ?Oct, 2014 2nd O/S
stuart34 31 Aug, 2014 2nd
with Doug the thug, Adam Russell
with Doug the thug, Adam Russell
Richard Alderton 31 Aug, 2014 2nd O/S
with Dervey
with Dervey
Hidden 31 Aug, 2014 Solo β
D.Russell 31 Aug, 2014 Lead O/S
Dervey 31 Aug, 2014 Lead O/S
PeteWilson 25 Aug, 2014 Lead O/S
with John P, Andi T, Dave
with John P, Andi T, Dave
AlexRenshaw 13 Jul, 2014 Lead
with Ted Lister
with Ted Lister
watson.b 23 Apr, 2014 2nd O/S
Hidden 23 Apr, 2014 Lead O/S
Adamski1986 12 Apr, 2014 2nd
with Richard Gage
with Richard Gage
samwillo 24 Mar, 2014 Lead
philm_uk 23 Mar, 2014 TR O/S
malinkvist 23 Mar, 2014 2nd
with Marianne, Sam
with Marianne, Sam
Hidden 23 Mar, 2014 TR dog
Hidden 15 Mar, 2014 Lead O/S
bencole ?Mar, 2014 Lead rpt
Gus 22 Feb, 2014 Lead
with Souljah
with Souljah
Souljah 22 Feb, 2014 2nd
with Gus
with Gus
Lunar25 2 Feb, 2014 Lead O/S not sure about any of the gear 0_o
not sure about any of the gear 0_o
Hidden 2 Feb, 2014 Lead O/S
climbalive ??, 2014 -
Antd 6 Oct, 2013 Lead
with Liza Wolfson
with Liza Wolfson
Shea 23 Sep, 2013 Solo O/S Exciting solo! Did the move very wrong, as a reachy burly campus instead of the nice smear rockover method
Exciting solo! Did the move very wrong, as a reachy burly campus instead of the nice smear rockover method
ValDog 22 Sep, 2013 -
with Shea
with Shea
ValDog 22 Sep, 2013 -
with Shea
with Shea
Antd 21 Sep, 2013 2nd
Mike_Hayes 26 May, 2013 2nd
with slim
with slim
climberchristy 26 May, 2013 Lead O/S Very good move but a one move wonder really. Easy once standing up on slab although run out. Soft for e2?
with bencole
Very good move but a one move wonder really. Easy once standing up on slab although run out. Soft for e2?
with bencole
John 'B' Hutchinson 5 May, 2013 2nd β
with Stewart Rattray
with Stewart Rattray
Hidden 4 May, 2013 Lead
Alex Mason 2 Apr, 2013 Solo O/S Runnels!
Runnels!
Hidden 2 Apr, 2013 Lead rpt
Adamski1986 2 Mar, 2013 2nd
with Richard Gage
with Richard Gage
Dr Toph 9 Jan, 2013 2nd O/S Bit of a one-move wonder. The slab is over too soon.
with salix
Bit of a one-move wonder. The slab is over too soon.
with salix
salix 9 Jan, 2013 Lead dog
with Dr Toph
with Dr Toph
SamWimpenny ??, 2013 Lead O/S
with Matt Gibbings
with Matt Gibbings
Glenn Sutcliffe 7 Nov, 2012 Lead
with Charl
with Charl
georgedunton 6 Oct, 2012 Lead O/S
Tom Folley 6 Oct, 2012 2nd O/S
Hidden 9 Sep, 2012 Lead O/S
le t 2 Sep, 2012 Sent β
with ross
with ross
Trevera 26 Jul, 2012 Lead
Hidden 4 Jun, 2012 Lead O/S
Adamski1986 22 Jan, 2012 2nd O/S
with Ross Creber
with Ross Creber
Hidden 9 Dec, 2011 2nd
petegunn 9 Dec, 2011 Lead
Dougie Harvey 20 Nov, 2011 2nd β
Alasdair Fulton 20 Nov, 2011 Lead O/S
roberto18 22 Oct, 2011 Solo
Dave Warburton 22 Oct, 2011 Solo O/S
Ewan Russell 22 Oct, 2011 Solo O/S
tomdude 15 Oct, 2011 2nd rpt
robertmichaellovell 15 Oct, 2011 Lead one amazing hex 4 for the crux, and an ok friend 1
with tomdude
one amazing hex 4 for the crux, and an ok friend 1
with tomdude
Hidden 13 Sep, 2011 2nd
AndyT1151 11 Sep, 2011 2nd
JRae 11 Sep, 2011 Lead
with A Turnbull, Reaver2k
with A Turnbull, Reaver2k
Reaver2k 11 Sep, 2011 2nd
with JRae
with JRae
Natalie feather ?Aug, 2011 Lead
PiotrB 10 Jul, 2011 2nd
CharlieMack 3 Jul, 2011 Lead O/S
with Pam
with Pam
phil64 27 Jun, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 17 Jun, 2011 Lead O/S
pudding 17 Jun, 2011 2nd O/S
wookie667 15 Jun, 2011 Sent O/S
ewan i 1 Jun, 2011 2nd
with mark duggan
with mark duggan
Mark D 1 Jun, 2011 Lead O/S
with Ewan Irvine, Laurence Everitt
with Ewan Irvine, Laurence Everitt
Hidden 1 Jun, 2011 2nd O/S
MDowson 7 May, 2011 Lead rpt
with oli warlow
with oli warlow
a13x 1 May, 2011 Lead O/S
James Rolf ??, 2011 2nd O/S
gforce 25 Jul, 2010 Lead
James Prowse 25 Jul, 2010 2nd
with Graham
with Graham
jameslord 9 Jul, 2010 2nd dog with a tug on the rope first time round, as had missed a hold... clean on second attempt!
with a tug on the rope first time round, as had missed a hold... clean on second attempt!
Hidden 9 Jul, 2010 Lead
j0shwyatt000 19 May, 2010 Lead O/S
Hidden 15 May, 2010 Lead
tomdude 15 May, 2010 Lead O/S
with ben warlow
with ben warlow
tom144807 9 May, 2010 2nd O/S
with odox
with odox
Woodiee 8 May, 2010 2nd rpt definitatley E1 5a max
with MDowson
definitatley E1 5a max
with MDowson
odox 8 May, 2010 Lead O/S Just feels a bit precarious on the on-sight. Easy moves though. Did this as a warm up :-0
Just feels a bit precarious on the on-sight. Easy moves though. Did this as a warm up :-0
MDowson 8 May, 2010 Lead O/S
with Woodiee
with Woodiee
Hidden 7 May, 2010 2nd O/S
petegunn 7 May, 2010 Lead
seeroo 2 May, 2010 2nd dog
Hidden 2 May, 2010 Lead O/S
Alison2 ?May, 2010 2nd O/S
rgd1977 23 Apr, 2010 TR
graham lawrie ??, 2010 Lead O/S
with Stuart Cameron
with Stuart Cameron
scott gibson ??, 2010 -
pete87abs 23 Oct, 2009 Lead O/S first onsight e2. Only gear is 1 shit cam
with DJayB
first onsight e2. Only gear is 1 shit cam
with DJayB
Hidden 7 Sep, 2009 Lead
Smelly Fox 26 May, 2009 Lead β
with Mark020
with Mark020
Hidden 26 May, 2009 Lead O/S
Phill Mitch 2 May, 2009 Lead O/S Very good route,got 2 cams in the crack before 'the move' so it felt easy at E2.
with dave
Very good route,got 2 cams in the crack before 'the move' so it felt easy at E2.
with dave
dave o 2 May, 2009 Lead O/S
with JuliaH
with JuliaH
vanderz 2 May, 2009 Lead O/S
dodfoster 2 May, 2009 Lead O/S
with ben robinson
with ben robinson
Hidden 22 Feb, 2009 Lead β
CalumC 24 Jan, 2009 Lead O/S
burto 24 Jan, 2009 Lead O/S
with ducky
with ducky
Andy Moles 24 Jan, 2009 2nd
with CalumC
with CalumC
barney_edin ??, 2009 Lead
andymoin 2 Oct, 2008 Lead O/S Softest e2 yet, but only because I found a large tricams placement in the slab flutes, look v scary without. Nice rock over.
Softest e2 yet, but only because I found a large tricams placement in the slab flutes, look v scary without. Nice rock over.
Sean Bell 2 Oct, 2008 Lead dnf Easy crux, felt like a hard 5a, penalty for failure on the fluting didnt look inviting so bailed.
Easy crux, felt like a hard 5a, penalty for failure on the fluting didnt look inviting so bailed.
Hidden 5 Aug, 2008 Lead O/S
Hidden 29 Jun, 2008 -
ed woods 14 Jun, 2008 2nd
mshorter 14 Jun, 2008 Lead O/S
gaz.marshall 14 Jun, 2008 Lead O/S
with Eddie
with Eddie
Woodiee 26 Apr, 2008 Lead O/S Felt very soft touch! - wouldnt want to fall off the top fluting but your not going to... camalot .5 is bomber!
Felt very soft touch! - wouldnt want to fall off the top fluting but your not going to... camalot .5 is bomber!
Hidden ?Mar, 2008 Lead O/S
RobScotland 30 Sep, 2007 2nd
with Dougie
with Dougie
Chad123 1 Sep, 2007 AltLd O/S Nice route but very easy for grade. One easy 5b move with perfect protection leads to the runout but easy slab. Three Pebble Slab is harder and thats now HVS!
with Viv
Nice route but very easy for grade. One easy 5b move with perfect protection leads to the runout but easy slab. Three Pebble Slab is harder and thats now HVS!
with Viv
scott gibson ?Sep, 2007 2nd
Hidden ?Sep, 2007 Lead O/S
andyandy 26 May, 2007 Lead
with Phil
with Phil
Hidden 27 May, 2006 2nd O/S
Hidden 14 Apr, 2006 Lead O/S
UKB Shark 12 Nov, 2005 Lead O/S Had a 'moment' on the crux rock up when a friend caught in the bow of my shoelace making it impossible to straighten my leg out.
with Geordie
Had a 'moment' on the crux rock up when a friend caught in the bow of my shoelace making it impossible to straighten my leg out.
with Geordie
GPN ?May, 2005 Lead O/S 1st E2 - a soft touch.
1st E2 - a soft touch.
Mr Pink 2 ??, 2005 -
Hidden 25 Jan, 2004 Lead O/S
ali_robb ??, 2004 Solo O/S
ewen ??, 2003 -
Roget ?Aug, 2002 Lead O/S
Hidden ?Feb, 2002 Solo O/S
Hidden ?Jul, 2001 Lead O/S
Hidden ??, 2001 Lead O/S
Hidden ??, 2000 2nd
gypsy3006 ??, 2000 -
Hidden ?Jun, 1999 Lead
Russell Lovett 1 Apr, 1999 Lead rpt Had previously top roped this climb on 15/8/1998
with andrew haigh
Had previously top roped this climb on 15/8/1998
with andrew haigh
Small and weak ?Apr, 1999 TR
Mick King 9 Aug, 1998 Lead O/S
with Karl Lunt
with Karl Lunt
Hidden 19 Jun, 1998 Lead O/S
akamini ?Jul, 1997 Solo
Ian Jones ??, 1997 Solo
bruce ??, 1996 -
with Ian
with Ian
tlr 7 May, 1995 2nd
with Pete D
with Pete D
tlr 14 Apr, 1995 Lead
with Andy B
with Andy B
Dave Musgrove Jnr 24 Apr, 1994 Solo
mattnuttall 7 Apr, 1994 Solo O/S
Steve Crowe 25 Jul, 1993 Lead O/S
with karin
with karin
Evoman ?Apr, 1993 Solo
Jon Read ?Feb, 1993 Solo O/S
with Evoman
with Evoman
kato'sdad ??, 1992 Solo
Hidden ?Oct, 1991 Lead
gme 1 Jan, 1990 -
Dave Musgrove 28 Aug, 1989 Solo
andybirtwistle 16 Jul, 1986 Lead
Andrew Nelson ??, 1985 -
Hidden 3 Apr, 1983 TR
Hidden ??, 1980 -
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