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

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UserDateStyleNotes & Partners
JendeHoxar 28 Mar Lead rpt
with Anne
with Anne
mattjoynson 10 Feb Lead O/S
JendeHoxar 20 Apr, 2018 2nd O/S
with Flavio
with Flavio
Flavio 20 Apr, 2018 Lead O/S
Hidden ??, 2018 -
Mike Todd 3 Dec, 2017 TR O/S
Jamie Brown 5 Nov, 2017 TR O/S
with Mike Shaw, Dave W
with Mike Shaw, Dave W
mad1693 ?Aug, 2017 2nd β
with adam newton
with adam newton
Hidden 23 Apr, 2017 2nd O/S
Ben1983 23 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S Didn't see kestrels till too late. Felt pretty guilty..
Didn't see kestrels till too late. Felt pretty guilty..
Hidden 23 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S
NickJH 5 Apr, 2017 -
with CThistlethwaite
with CThistlethwaite
philmitch 4 Apr, 2017 TR O/S
WillDoyle 18 Feb, 2017 Lead O/S
Anti-faff 2 Dec, 2016 2nd
with Nick
with Nick
Mr. K 23 Oct, 2016 2nd O/S
James Oswald 23 Oct, 2016 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.
with Mr. K
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.
with Mr. K
lloydrees91 9 Apr, 2016 Lead O/S
Hidden 3 Apr, 2016 2nd O/S
Hidden 3 Apr, 2016 Lead O/S
GPN 25 Mar, 2016 Lead O/S
with net
with net
kempy7 ??, 2016 TR
Sophie Nunn 25 Oct, 2015 Lead O/S
with Ian L, Andy J
with Ian L, Andy J
pauldrew 25 Oct, 2015 Lead
with Kevin Sales
with Kevin Sales
andy jennings 25 Oct, 2015 2nd β
with Sophie
with Sophie
David_Gledson 17 Oct, 2015 Lead O/S
with AlanP
with AlanP
pastep 11 Oct, 2015 TR
with Dave F, Marc
with Dave F, Marc
John Brayshaw 9 Jul, 2015 TR rpt
with Gareth
with Gareth
robman 4 Jul, 2015 Lead rpt
Hidden 9 Jun, 2015 2nd
Mike Todd 9 Jun, 2015 TR O/S
with Harrogate MC
with Harrogate MC
RKirke 30 May, 2015 2nd O/S
Stroppy 30 May, 2015 Lead O/S Haha awesome climbing on big ol' pebbles. Bold and exciting!
Haha awesome climbing on big ol' pebbles. Bold and exciting!
Hidden 23 May, 2015 Lead O/S
Bloke on a Rope 23 May, 2015 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!
Nice! Felt a lot easier than expected, although wouldn't want to fall from the crux slab coz you'd deck! Lummy!
bwestwood 10 Feb, 2015 Lead
Hidden ??, 2015 -
Sam Procter ??, 2015 -
bencole ?Nov, 2014 Lead O/S
Hidden 10 Sep, 2014 TR
Hidden 23 Aug, 2014 TR
nick ferro 23 Aug, 2014 TR O/S
Theo Moore - UKC and UKH 13 Aug, 2014 Lead O/S easier than it looks
easier than it looks
Theo Moore - UKC and UKH 13 Aug, 2014 Solo rpt
robman 16 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S
dig 16 Jun, 2014 2nd
Sut 10 Mar, 2014 Lead O/S
Simonpeel 1 Mar, 2014 TR dog
Bob ??, 2014 -
robertmctague ??, 2014 Lead β
robertmctague ??, 2014 Solo rpt
Nez ??, 2014 -
andy gittins 6 Oct, 2013 TR beautiful delicate climbing
beautiful delicate climbing
Tony Holdsworth 23 Aug, 2013 2nd rpt
with Dan McKinlay
with Dan McKinlay
Andrew Wilson 9 Aug, 2013 Lead rpt
Dan Mckinlay ?Aug, 2013 Lead O/S
kitkat78 19 Jun, 2013 TR O/S
with Ali W, Jenni Myers
with Ali W, Jenni Myers
Nigel Bond 30 May, 2013 TR
with Bern Hardman
with Bern Hardman
timbo58 10 Apr, 2013 TR
with John Kilburn
with John Kilburn
SecretSquirrel 11 Nov, 2012 2nd
Hidden 11 Nov, 2012 Lead rpt
Hidden 19 Aug, 2012 TR
Richard Alderton 12 May, 2012 2nd
with Pickles
with Pickles
Hidden 12 May, 2012 Lead O/S
mzchambers 7 May, 2012 Lead O/S
with Al ~York
with Al ~York
Hidden 24 Apr, 2012 Lead
Ram MkiV 18 Mar, 2012 Lead O/S dangerous and reachy
with dad & zak, stead
dangerous and reachy
with dad & zak, stead
Hidden ??, 2012 2nd O/S
minT(HUN) ??, 2012 2nd
pie_eater_pete 3 Nov, 2011 Lead O/S Did without the right hand placement because thought it was off line very bold that way.
Did without the right hand placement because thought it was off line very bold that way.
niall_stone ?Nov, 2011 2nd
pastep 23 Oct, 2011 Lead
PaulHermes 23 Oct, 2011 2nd
with Tibor
with Tibor
PaulHermes 23 Oct, 2011 2nd
with Tibor
with Tibor
akhughes 7 Oct, 2011 2nd O/S
harold walmsley 26 Sep, 2011 Lead O/S
with Colin Struthers
with Colin Struthers
dave o 22 Sep, 2011 2nd
with gforce
with gforce
gforce 22 Sep, 2011 Lead O/S
with dave o
with dave o
Ewan Russell 9 Sep, 2011 Lead O/S
with APRS
with APRS
APRS 9 Sep, 2011 2nd β
Andrew Wilson 8 Jun, 2011 Lead β
with Tony Womersley
with Tony Womersley
Shaw Brown 22 May, 2011 TR
ebf 15 May, 2011 TR O/S
with pastep, Woody
with pastep, Woody
pastep 8 May, 2011 TR Coming back from finger injury
with Woody, ebf
Coming back from finger injury
with Woody, ebf
design crisis 17 Apr, 2011 Solo rpt
Lunar25 20 Mar, 2011 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
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 4 Mar, 2011 2nd
pratty25 1 Mar, 2011 TR O/S
design crisis 4 Feb, 2011 Lead O/S Did not clip the tat
with Tom W
Did not clip the tat
with Tom W
Mitch1990 24 Jan, 2011 2nd
Hidden ??, 2011 Lead O/S
adie84 ??, 2011 -
Adam Coles 28 Nov, 2010 Lead
PaulHermes 17 Oct, 2010 2nd
with Paul VCCC
with Paul VCCC
pastep 17 Oct, 2010 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.
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, 2010 Lead O/S
with Pete aka Dad
with Pete aka Dad
Diggler 2 Oct, 2010 Lead O/S
with Calder
with Calder
Calder 2 Oct, 2010 2nd
with Diggler
with Diggler
shaun stephens 27 Aug, 2010 TR
with iain powell
with iain powell
mike bridges 22 Aug, 2010 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
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, 2010 Lead O/S probably the most scared I have ever been, excellent route.
with Dad (Mike Bridges)
probably the most scared I have ever been, excellent route.
with Dad (Mike Bridges)
Jack00 1 Jul, 2010 Lead O/S
with Hannah
with Hannah
Hidden 1 Jul, 2010 TR
Hanski 1 Jul, 2010 2nd
with Jack00
with Jack00
petegunn 1 Jul, 2010 TR
al99 23 May, 2010 Lead O/S Runner high up right protects the main slab. Climbing was reasonable but it is fairly bold!
Runner high up right protects the main slab. Climbing was reasonable but it is fairly bold!
martinazando 23 May, 2010 2nd
with al99
with al99
Hidden 3 May, 2010 Lead O/S
DanH9883 2 May, 2010 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!
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, 2010 Lead
with martyn hopson
with martyn hopson
John Brayshaw 23 Apr, 2010 2nd rpt
with Dan
with Dan
Hidden 28 Mar, 2010 TR
the_keef 28 Mar, 2010 TR dog
with Rob Ford, Andy Ford, Poffers
with Rob Ford, Andy Ford, Poffers
Hidden 8 Oct, 2009 2nd
timbo58 5 Oct, 2009 TR
Chad123 6 Sep, 2009 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
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, 2009 TR O/S
cobweb 22 Aug, 2009 2nd
with Roger Waterworth
with Roger Waterworth
pastep 2 Aug, 2009 2nd
with ebf
with ebf
ebf 2 Aug, 2009 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!
with pastep
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!
with pastep
aldred 7 Jun, 2009 Lead O/S Ist E route clean onsight - fantastic route.
with Hedley
Ist E route clean onsight - fantastic route.
with Hedley
Hedley 7 Jun, 2009 2nd dog
with aldred
with aldred
pboniface 7 Jun, 2009 2nd dog Great fun! I really enjoyed the main scoop; it was the lower break getting onto the scoop that gave me the trouble.
with aldred
Great fun! I really enjoyed the main scoop; it was the lower break getting onto the scoop that gave me the trouble.
with aldred
AsleepOnBelay 7 Jun, 2009 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.
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, 2009 2nd O/S
Discodan 31 Mar, 2009 Lead rpt Very nice and pebbly!
with Dan Mc
Very nice and pebbly!
with Dan Mc
Alex Mason 29 Mar, 2009 Lead O/S Death route, E3 5b at least how can effectively unprotected pebble rock-overs at 10m only be E2 5b. HARD
Death route, E3 5b at least how can effectively unprotected pebble rock-overs at 10m only be E2 5b. HARD
mattcyp88 21 Mar, 2009 Lead O/S
with Dad
with Dad
vertical worm ??, 2009 2nd
Timothy Greenhalgh 25 Nov, 2008 Lead O/S
with Ste A
with Ste A
Dave Lacey 10 Sep, 2008 2nd rpt
with Gareth
with Gareth
liamoloughlin 24 Aug, 2008 Lead O/S
Hidden ?Jul, 2008 TR
betamonkey 24 May, 2008 Lead β
with Jonny Baker
with Jonny Baker
Dave Lacey 13 May, 2008 TR O/S
jak.kelly 13 May, 2008 TR O/S
IanJackson 30 Mar, 2008 Lead O/S A really good route, but a bit escapeable. However it was alot better than it looked.
A really good route, but a bit escapeable. However it was alot better than it looked.
Hidden 27 Feb, 2008 2nd O/S
Scott Anderson ??, 2008 TR
Hidden ??, 2008 Lead
ndb ?Oct, 2007 Lead O/S
Mattyk 29 May, 2007 Lead β not as necky as some E2 slabs i've tried.. ok imho.
with ali k
not as necky as some E2 slabs i've tried.. ok imho.
with ali k
Hidden 29 May, 2007 Lead O/S
Hidden 21 Apr, 2007 Lead
Hidden 6 Mar, 2007 2nd O/S
Hidden 4 Feb, 2007 Lead O/S
spoony84 ??, 2007 2nd
Hidden 15 Oct, 2006 Lead O/S
Brown 7 Nov, 2005 Lead O/S
with Unknown
with Unknown
Hidden 5 Nov, 2005 2nd O/S
chris skipton 20 Sep, 2005 Lead
John Brayshaw 20 Sep, 2005 2nd rpt
erica 16 Sep, 2005 2nd
John Brayshaw 16 Sep, 2005 Lead rpt
with erica
with erica
Hidden 29 Aug, 2005 Lead O/S
Hidden 19 Feb, 2005 2nd O/S
Hidden ?Feb, 2005 Lead
chrishedgehog 31 Mar, 2004 Lead O/S
with Mark Gill
with Mark Gill
chrishedgehog ??, 2004 Lead O/S
with Mark Gill
with Mark Gill
Chris Reid 11 May, 2002 Lead O/S
with Rob Muirhead
with Rob Muirhead
Hammy 16 Apr, 2000 TR
The Pulsing Motorik of Neu! 25 Sep, 1999 TR O/S not my fault, honest
not my fault, honest
Hidden 6 Apr, 1999 -
tmawer ??, 1999 Lead O/S
lost.arrow 3 Oct, 1998 Lead
Dave Musgrove 31 May, 1998 Lead
with Noel, Pete Finklaire, Nigel Baker
with Noel, Pete Finklaire, Nigel Baker
Dave Musgrove Jnr 14 Feb, 1998 2nd
Dave Musgrove 14 Feb, 1998 Lead My first E2 lead since the accident. Felt hard!
My first E2 lead since the accident. Felt hard!
Andy Say 15 Apr, 1997 Lead
rob.grafton 2 May, 1995 -
with Bruce
with Bruce
NickJH ?Aug, 1994 -
Neil R 17 Jul, 1994 2nd
with Mark
with Mark
Martin Bennett 3 Aug, 1993 -
with MD
with MD
crossleysm ??, 1993 Solo O/S
Mick King 23 Sep, 1992 Solo
rob.grafton 20 Sep, 1992 Lead
with Bruce
with Bruce
Dave Musgrove 18 Jul, 1992 Lead
with Graham Exley
with Graham Exley
Dave Turnbull 24 May, 1992 Lead
with Jane Turnbull
with Jane Turnbull
rob.grafton 8 Mar, 1992 2nd
with Bruce
with Bruce
Mick King 14 Dec, 1991 2nd
with Pete Hankinson
with Pete Hankinson
Martin Bennett 21 Jul, 1991 TR
with RA
with RA
whispering nic 16 Feb, 1991 Lead
with Ali W
with Ali W
Tom V 30 Jun, 1990 -
with Glenn Watson
with Glenn Watson
uphillnow 29 Jun, 1990 Lead O/S
with john page
with john page
Rich Kirby 1 May, 1990 Lead
with John Evans
with John Evans
Dave Musgrove 17 Sep, 1989 2nd
Hidden ??, 1989 Lead O/S
craig h ??, 1989 2nd O/S
with Dnmn
with Dnmn
Neil McA 30 May, 1987 Solo O/S
John Brayshaw 15 May, 1987 TR O/S
with Andy Farley
with Andy Farley
Hidden 19 Oct, 1985 Lead
Bullybones ??, 1985 Lead
Dave Musgrove 25 Jun, 1983 -
Nic Robinson 10 Apr, 1982 Lead O/S
with Geoff Cowell
with Geoff Cowell
Derek Furze ??, 1980 -
Seymore Butt ??, 1970 2nd
with Keith Roberts
with Keith Roberts
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