Rockfax Description
20m. A superb and bold outing up the front of the pillar. Climb the tricky but escapable rib to the roof and pull over to reach the left-trending ramp. Up this then trend right (bold) to the upper overhangs. Weave through these then finish direct. Memorable. © Rockfax

Ticklists: Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs, The 3 star way to yorkshire gritstone's heaven, Allan Austin Classics, Ultimate E2 ticklist, Rockfall Northern England top 50, The best the UK has to offer for mere mortals (apart from the lakes cos its always wet), The best the UK has to offer for beasts (apart from the lakes cos its always wet), The All New 3 Star Way to Yorkshire Gritstone Heaven..

Mike Todd 03/Dec/17 TR O/S
Jamie Brown 05/Nov/17 TR O/S
with Mike Shaw, Dave W
Hidden 23/Apr/17 2nd O/S
Ben1983 23/Apr/17 Lead O/S

Didn't see kestrels till too late. Felt pretty guilty..

Hidden 23/Apr/17 Lead O/S
NickJH 05/Apr/17 -
with CThistlethwaite
philmitch 04/Apr/17 TR O/S
WillDoyle 18/Feb/17 Lead O/S
Anti-faff 02/Dec/16 2nd
with Nick
Mr. K 23/Oct/16 2nd O/S
James Oswald 23/Oct/16 Lead

Fairly bold, would be really bold if you didn't find the gear below the roof. Good climbing and soft E2 if you find all the gear.

lloydrees91 09/Apr/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Apr/16 2nd O/S
GPN 25/Mar/16 Lead O/S
with Annette
Sophie Nunn 25/Oct/15 Lead O/S
with Ian L, Andy J
pauldrew 25/Oct/15 Lead
with Kevin Sales
andy jennings 25/Oct/15 2nd β
with Sophie
David_Gledson 17/Oct/15 Lead O/S
with Alan
pastep 11/Oct/15 TR
with Dave F, Marc
John Brayshaw 09/Jul/15 TR rpt
with Gareth
robman 04/Jul/15 Lead rpt
Hidden 09/Jun/15 2nd
Mike Todd 09/Jun/15 TR O/S
with Harrogate MC
RKirke 30/May/15 2nd O/S
Stroppy 30/May/15 Lead O/S

Haha awesome climbing on big ol' pebbles. Bold and exciting!

Climbster 23/May/15 Lead O/S

We replaced the thread, in February, but got snowed off before having a go. Nice to finally get it ticked; cracking line Grommet :)

with Ian
Bloke on a Rope 23/May/15 Lead O/S

Nice! Felt a lot easier than expected, although wouldn't want to fall from the crux slab coz you'd deck! Lummy!

with Matt
bwestwood 10/Feb/15 Lead
Hidden ??/2015 -
Sam Procter ??/2015 -
bencole ?/Nov/14 Lead O/S
with Dad
Hidden 10/Sep/14 TR
Hidden 23/Aug/14 TR
nick ferro 23/Aug/14 TR O/S
Theo Moore - UKC and UKH 13/Aug/14 Lead O/S

easier than it looks

Theo Moore - UKC and UKH 13/Aug/14 Solo rpt
robman 16/Jun/14 Lead O/S
dig 16/Jun/14 2nd
Simonpeel 01/Mar/14 TR dog
Bob ??/2014 -
robertmctague ??/2014 Lead β
robertmctague ??/2014 Solo rpt
Nez ??/2014 -
andy gittins 06/Oct/13 TR

beautiful delicate climbing

Tony Holdsworth 23/Aug/13 2nd rpt
with Dan McKinlay
Andrew Wilson 09/Aug/13 Lead rpt
Dan Mckinlay ?/Aug/13 Lead O/S
kitkat78 19/Jun/13 TR O/S
with Ali W, Jenny M
Nigel Bond 30/May/13 TR
with Bern Hardman
timbo58 10/Apr/13 TR
with John Kilburn
SecretSquirrel 11/Nov/12 2nd
with andy
Hidden 11/Nov/12 Lead rpt
Hidden 19/Aug/12 TR
Richard Alderton 12/May/12 2nd
with Pickles
Hidden 12/May/12 Lead O/S
mzchambers 07/May/12 Lead O/S
with Al ~York
Hidden 24/Apr/12 Lead
Ram MkiV 18/Mar/12 Lead O/S

dangerous and reachy

with dad & zak, stead
Hidden ??/2012 2nd O/S
minT(HUN) ??/2012 2nd
pie_eater_pete 03/Nov/11 Lead O/S

Did without the right hand placement because thought it was off line very bold that way.

niall_stone ?/Nov/11 2nd
pastep 23/Oct/11 Lead
PaulHermes 23/Oct/11 2nd
with Tibor
PaulHermes 23/Oct/11 2nd
with Tibor
akhughes 07/Oct/11 2nd O/S
harold walmsley 26/Sep/11 Lead O/S
with Colin Struthers
dave o 22/Sep/11 2nd
with Graham
gforce 22/Sep/11 Lead O/S
with Dave O
Ewan Russell 09/Sep/11 Lead O/S
with Alec
APRS 09/Sep/11 2nd β
Andrew Wilson 08/Jun/11 Lead β
with Tony Womersley
Shaw Brown 22/May/11 TR
ebf 15/May/11 TR O/S
with Paul Stephenson, Woody
pastep 08/May/11 TR

Coming back from finger injury

with Woody, ebf
design crisis 17/Apr/11 Solo rpt
Lunar25 20/Mar/11 Lead O/S

Great lead, felt run out but kept it together. Hardest part was the initial section but felt great on it. More E2's to follow :D Also... raining with numb hands...

with Titi
Hidden 04/Mar/11 2nd
pratty25 01/Mar/11 TR O/S
design crisis 04/Feb/11 Lead O/S

Did not clip the tat

with Tom W
Mitch1990 24/Jan/11 2nd
Hidden ??/2011 Lead O/S
adie84 ??/2011 -
Adam Coles 28/Nov/10 Lead
PaulHermes 17/Oct/10 2nd
with Paul VCCC
pastep 17/Oct/10 Lead

Have shyed away from leading it before. On top rope this time it felt easy so I led it. Keep your head & don't think about the run out.

Graeme Hammond 10/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with Pete aka Dad
Diggler 02/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with Calder
Calder 02/Oct/10 2nd
with Mark
Hidden 27/Aug/10 TR
mike bridges 22/Aug/10 2nd O/S

Very bold route! Tough slab climb,quite a few pebbles needed to be relied on! Top lead by Rob!Couldn`t believe how fast Rob got gear in at the main break after the run out!ha ha

roberto18 22/Aug/10 Lead O/S

probably the most scared I have ever been, excellent route.

with Dad (Mike Bridges)
Jack00 01/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Hannah
Hidden 01/Jul/10 TR
Hanski 01/Jul/10 2nd
with Jack
Hidden 01/Jul/10 TR
al99 23/May/10 Lead O/S

Runner high up right protects the main slab. Climbing was reasonable but it is fairly bold!

martinazando 23/May/10 2nd
Hidden 03/May/10 Lead O/S
DanH9883 02/May/10 Lead O/S

Put nut high on the right before going left and spied a nut placement on right while on descent route that made the whole thing fairly well protected. Thread was insitu too!

cobweb 23/Apr/10 Lead
with martyn hopson
John Brayshaw 23/Apr/10 2nd rpt
with Dan
Hidden 28/Mar/10 TR
the_keef 28/Mar/10 TR dog
with Rob Ford, Andy Ford, John Poffley
Hidden 08/Oct/09 2nd
timbo58 05/Oct/09 TR
Chad123 06/Sep/09 AltLd O/S

Really enjoyed this one - bouldery start up rib (5c?) then bold middle section and nice top out. Weather was far from ideal! Windy and starting to rain a bit....

with Emily
abercolin 25/Aug/09 TR O/S
cobweb 22/Aug/09 2nd
with Roger Waterworth
pastep 02/Aug/09 2nd
with ebf
ebf 02/Aug/09 Lead O/S

Easy E2, if you don't mind a long run out on small pebbles and pockets with big reaches. The guide has it exactly right!

aldred 07/Jun/09 Lead O/S

Ist E route clean onsight - fantastic route.

Hedley 07/Jun/09 2nd dog
pboniface 07/Jun/09 2nd dog

Great fun! I really enjoyed the main scoop; it was the lower break getting onto the scoop that gave me the trouble.

AsleepOnBelay 07/Jun/09 TR O/S

Awesome route, still beyond me as a lead, but am inspired to do so after watching someone on it. Definitely one to make the hair on your neck stand up.

Hidden ?/May/09 2nd O/S
Discodan 31/Mar/09 Lead rpt

Very nice and pebbly!

with Dan Mc
Alex Mason 29/Mar/09 Lead O/S

Death route, E3 5b at least how can effectively unprotected pebble rock-overs at 10m only be E2 5b. HARD

mattcyp88 21/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Dad
vertical worm ??/2009 2nd
Timothy Greenhalgh 25/Nov/08 Lead O/S
with Ste A
Dave Lacey 10/Sep/08 2nd rpt
with Gareth
liamoloughlin 24/Aug/08 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jul/08 TR
betamonkey 24/May/08 Lead β
with Jonny Baker
Dave Lacey 13/May/08 TR O/S
jak.kelly 13/May/08 TR O/S
IanJackson 30/Mar/08 Lead O/S

A really good route, but a bit escapeable. However it was alot better than it looked.

Hidden 27/Feb/08 2nd O/S
Scott Anderson ??/2008 TR
Paul Clarke ??/2008 Lead
with David Musgrove
ndb ?/Oct/07 Lead O/S
Mattyk 29/May/07 Lead β

not as necky as some E2 slabs i've tried.. ok imho.

with Ali K
Hidden 29/May/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Mar/07 2nd O/S
Hidden 04/Feb/07 Lead O/S
spoony84 ??/2007 2nd
Hidden 15/Oct/06 Lead O/S
Brown 07/Nov/05 Lead O/S
with Unknown
Hidden 05/Nov/05 2nd O/S
chris skipton 20/Sep/05 Lead
John Brayshaw 20/Sep/05 2nd rpt
with Chris
erica 16/Sep/05 2nd
with John
John Brayshaw 16/Sep/05 Lead rpt
with Erica
Hidden 29/Aug/05 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Feb/05 2nd O/S
Hidden ?/Feb/05 Lead
chrishedgehog 31/Mar/04 Lead O/S
with Mark Gill
chrishedgehog ??/2004 Lead O/S
with Mark Gill
Chris Reid 11/May/02 Lead O/S
with Rob Muirhead
Hammy 16/Apr/00 TR
The Pulsing Motorik of Neu! 25/Sep/99 TR O/S

not my fault, honest

GeoffG 06/Apr/99 -
tmawer ??/1999 Lead O/S
lost.arrow 03/Oct/98 Lead
Dave Musgrove 31/May/98 Lead
with Noel, Pete Finklaire, Nigel Baker
Dave Musgrove Jnr 14/Feb/98 2nd
with Dad
Dave Musgrove 14/Feb/98 Lead

My first E2 lead since the accident. Felt hard!

with David
Andy Say 15/Apr/97 Lead
rob.grafton 02/May/95 -
with Bruce
NickJH ?/Aug/94 -
Neil R 17/Jul/94 2nd
with Mark
Martin Bennett 03/Aug/93 -
with MD
crossleysm ??/1993 Solo O/S
Mick King 23/Sep/92 Solo
rob.grafton 20/Sep/92 Lead
with Bruce
Dave Musgrove 18/Jul/92 Lead
with Graham Exley
Dave Turnbull 24/May/92 Lead
with Jane Turnbull
rob.grafton 08/Mar/92 2nd
with Bruce
Mick King 14/Dec/91 2nd
with Pete Hankinson
Martin Bennett 21/Jul/91 TR
with RA
whispering nic 16/Feb/91 Lead
with Ali W
Tom V 30/Jun/90 -
with Glenn Watson
uphillnow 29/Jun/90 Lead O/S
with john page
Rich Kirby 01/May/90 Lead
with John Evans
Dave Musgrove 17/Sep/89 2nd
with David
Hidden ??/1989 Lead O/S
craig h ??/1989 2nd O/S
Neil McA 30/May/87 Solo O/S
John Brayshaw 15/May/87 TR O/S
with Andy Farley
Hidden 19/Oct/85 Lead
Bullybones ??/1985 Lead
Dave Musgrove 25/Jun/83 -
Nic Robinson 10/Apr/82 Lead O/S
with Geoff Cowell
Seymore Butt ??/1970 2nd
with Keith Roberts
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