Rockfax Description
8m. The juggy crack (good gear) to the ledge. Escape right. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
This is a great crack line that takes good gear so well protected over the slight overhang. Great climb and keep fairly dry even if it's been raining although the ledge at the top can then be slippy and needs care if walking off from there.

Richard Alderton 06/Oct Lead rpt
with Al
lynnpotts84 06/Aug Lead
with Potsy
Mike-W-99 29/Jul Lead rpt
with Fiona
Fiona Reid 29/Jul 2nd
with Mike
joem 29/Jul Lead O/S

as the start to elevator

with Dr Joe
nathanshaw 28/Jul Lead
with Jo
purkle 26/Jul Lead
with Matt
Hidden 09/Jul Lead O/S
btiller87 01/Jul 2nd O/S
abbeywall 25/Jun Lead rpt
with T, K
oliverk 25/Jun 2nd
with Tim E
Connorh 24/Jun Lead

Very nice.

PatrickRT 12/Jun Lead O/S
with Adam
Hidden 11/Jun Solo O/S
Hidden 11/Jun Solo O/S
ChrisH89 31/May Lead O/S

To get to Elevator. Decent enough climbing, but no way is it HVD!

Pixie-Andy 27/May 2nd
with Blanka Russell
isandyharper 27/May Lead O/S
with dougie
Blanka 27/May Lead O/S

Bowline Northumberland weekend

lizzyjones.uk 27/May 2nd O/S
with Zoe
Rob McGurk 17/May Lead O/S

Good climb.

with Ben
Hidden 14/May Lead O/S
Andy Hardy 30/Apr 2nd O/S
MikeyP 23/Apr 2nd
Hidden 16/Apr Lead O/S
Simnel 15/Apr Lead
Hidden 15/Apr 2nd
Kat132 14/Apr 2nd
with Will M
Hidden ??/2017 -
Sam Mercer ??/2017 Lead
TizzyA 22/Oct/16 Lead
with Jude
Jude 22/Oct/16 2nd rpt
with TizzyA
JemG 02/Oct/16 Lead O/S
andrew.holmes 27/Sep/16 2nd O/S
with Steve Aisthorpe, Hannah Burrows-Smith
steve.aisthorpe 27/Sep/16 2nd
with Hannah Burrows-Smith, Andrew Holmes
watson.b 25/Sep/16 Lead
with Tony
Tony Myers 25/Sep/16 2nd O/S
glenngordon 24/Sep/16 Lead O/S
with Euan MacDonald
stacey73 18/Sep/16 2nd
with Emma
nathanshaw 03/Sep/16 Lead
with Jo
Mike-W-99 13/Aug/16 2nd rpt

Combined with Elevator

with Fiona
Mike-W-99 13/Aug/16 Lead rpt

Combined with Coldstream Corner

with Fiona
Fiona Reid 13/Aug/16 Lead rpt
with Mike
Fiona Reid 13/Aug/16 2nd

Combined with top pitch of Coldstream Corner

with Mike
LivBarron 25/Jul/16 2nd O/S
with Robin Sillem
Hidden 25/Jul/16 Solo O/S
FraserMcClennan 19/Jun/16 Lead O/S
Jimbo12c 04/Jun/16 Lead
damondavies 22/May/16 2nd O/S
with Scott Becker
Hidden 03/Apr/16 2nd O/S
Hidden 20/Mar/16 Lead
Pina 12/Mar/16 Lead O/S
Brian Pollock 12/Mar/16 2nd O/S
AJMullen ??/2016 Lead O/S
genghis76 25/Sep/15 -
with leonide
duncana 23/Aug/15 Lead

Mostly big holds to pull on.

with Pippa Archer
Hidden 23/Aug/15 2nd rpt
MBarraclough 19/Aug/15 2nd O/S
Fiona Reid 01/Aug/15 Lead rpt
with Mike
Mike-W-99 01/Aug/15 2nd rpt
with Fiona
Hidden 01/Aug/15 -
Mark Bull 24/Jul/15 Lead rpt
with Mike
mike25350 18/Jul/15 2nd O/S
beagle-ears 18/Jul/15 Lead
potnoodle13 18/Jul/15 Lead O/S
Hextoon 18/Jul/15 TR dog

Mark lead, mike second. Had to top out on to a horrible ledge that scared me shitless.

with Mike, Mark
Hidden 16/Jul/15 2nd O/S
Adamski1986 12/Jul/15 Lead
with SJ
mjackson 12/Jul/15 2nd
garyb1442 12/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with mark jackson
alexcummings95 17/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Jun/15 Lead O/S
MJAngry 07/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Helen, Dad
Alpenglow 07/Jun/15 Lead O/S

With The Elevator link-up.

with Felix
Hidden 30/May/15 2nd
Georgie25 25/May/15 Lead
joem 17/May/15 2nd O/S
ClareM.123 17/May/15 Lead O/S
calum404 17/May/15 2nd
with Joe McCarty, Clare McCarty
ladislav 10/May/15 Lead dog
with Ian
JSI 04/May/15 Lead
with Chris Martin
RobSimpson 07/Apr/15 Lead

Fairly pumpy short climb

sarah hawker ?/Mar/15 Lead rpt
with bob
Rollo Rolo 28/Feb/15 Lead
with Younghwa, Steve Robinson
stevorobs3 28/Feb/15 2nd O/S
with Younghwa, Szymon
rodge 21/Feb/15 Solo O/S
leerodgers84 21/Feb/15 Solo O/S
beagle-ears 08/Feb/15 2nd
potnoodle13 08/Feb/15 Lead
with Marie
Henry Brett 24/Jan/15 Lead
with Andrei Markin
tobydunford 31/Oct/14 Lead O/S
with Kirsty Kerr
StoneChaser 26/Oct/14 Lead O/S
with Rocksarge, Rockpiglet
kyaizawa 19/Oct/14 2nd O/S

Decided to do an altlead "multipitch" route doing this and Elevator after this.

Emma Reynolds 19/Oct/14 Lead O/S
scoth 19/Oct/14 2nd O/S
captjon 26/Sep/14 -
RossCallender 14/Sep/14 Lead
Hidden 31/Aug/14 Lead
quickdrawmcraw 24/Aug/14 Lead
with pam
riff156 24/Aug/14 2nd O/S
with Jo Smith
Hidden 17/Aug/14 Lead
barney_edin 16/Aug/14 2nd
with Tizzy, Jude
Jude 16/Aug/14 Lead O/S
TizzyA 16/Aug/14 2nd O/S
cpforbes 16/Aug/14 Solo O/S
keith hal 04/Aug/14 2nd O/S
with Sean
Gabe Oliver 03/Jul/14 Lead O/S

Linked into The Elevator

dakidunn 03/Jul/14 2nd
Andrew Sandercock 29/Jun/14 Solo O/S
Elsier 17/May/14 2nd
with Adrian
MikeLell 16/May/14 Lead O/S
with Ben
JonathanJones 03/May/14 2nd O/S
with Scott
Hidden 15/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Apr/14 2nd O/S
Adamski1986 22/Mar/14 2nd
with Yvette Martin
Adamski1986 22/Feb/14 2nd
with Joe Spedding
Dervey ??/2014 Lead
GAshby 06/Oct/13 2nd O/S
Mike-W-99 18/Aug/13 2nd
Fiona Reid 18/Aug/13 Lead rpt
with Mike, Alison
abbeywall 18/Aug/13 2nd
with Mike, Fiona
watson.b 25/Jun/13 2nd O/S
with nicky
08nbrierley 25/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Jun/13 2nd O/S
ClimbingGlen 02/Jun/13 Lead dog

traversed onto this from the harder Coldstream corner.

with David Gillen, Bobby little
Julie Black ?/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Tobes
b-mouse ?/Jun/13 2nd
alexmcmillan 28/May/13 Lead O/S
annep11 04/May/13 Lead O/S
with Suzy
Hidden 04/May/13 2nd
Hidden 04/May/13 Lead O/S
Euan S 30/Apr/13 Lead
Lunar25 14/Apr/13 Solo
Hidden 29/Sep/12 Lead
dakidunn 22/Sep/12 Lead
Simnel 22/Sep/12 2nd
with Mark
Tim Rodgers 15/Sep/12 Lead
with Paul Davison
Lee Wilson 10/Sep/12 2nd
Hidden 10/Sep/12 Lead rpt
Mike-W-99 02/Sep/12 2nd
with Fiona
Fiona Reid 02/Sep/12 Lead rpt
with Mike
Klingon 26/Aug/12 Lead
with Nimble
Adrianw 26/Aug/12 2nd
with Steve Kirkup
Hidden 29/Jul/12 2nd O/S
NeilJC60 29/Jul/12 2nd O/S

Brian led. Great crack with good gear and footholds so quite easy up the slight overhang. Would like to go back and lead it next time and maybe also finish to top of buttress Cloister Wall.

with Brian Finlayson
Hidden 29/Jul/12 Lead O/S
MDowson 22/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with sam webb
pmurdy 08/Jul/12 Solo rpt
Klingon 01/Jul/12 2nd
with Nimble
Hidden 05/Jun/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 05/Jun/12 Lead
rebecca duxbury ?/Jun/12 -
Hidden 20/May/12 Lead O/S
MAGWITCH 19/May/12 Lead O/S
with Rebecca
RyMole 12/May/12 Lead O/S
with Alex Robson
Hidden 12/May/12 Lead O/S
Andy McConkey 29/Apr/12 Lead O/S
rob10150 29/Apr/12 Lead O/S
sarah hawker 15/Apr/12 2nd O/S

Really nice crack, shame it isn't longer. Ed's lead

malteserEd 15/Apr/12 Lead
barni 24/Mar/12 -
with Ami
Hidden 22/Mar/12 Solo
brayg01 18/Mar/12 2nd O/S
with Tim Davies
Hidden 18/Mar/12 Lead
Hidden 26/Feb/12 2nd
stouffer 07/Jan/12 Lead
daWalt 20/Nov/11 2nd O/S
with serge
sergio46 20/Nov/11 Lead O/S
with Walter
Hidden 20/Nov/11 Lead rpt
oliverk 20/Nov/11 Lead
with Marty
crombie 06/Nov/11 Lead O/S
with Louise
Hidden 06/Nov/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 06/Nov/11 Lead
Hidden 01/Nov/11 2nd rpt
Hidden 01/Nov/11 Lead O/S
65m moderate millington 08/Oct/11 Lead O/S

with church of hookers

David Cowley 29/Sep/11 Lead O/S
with Mike Connolly
Hidden 25/Sep/11 2nd rpt
Hidden 06/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Klingon 28/Aug/11 2nd
with Nimble
Hidden 22/Aug/11 2nd
Hidden 19/Aug/11 Lead O/S
TomAnderson11 14/Aug/11 TR O/S
redshapedfriday 05/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with jess
JessicaBell 05/Aug/11 2nd dog
with Graham Hadaway
Hidden 30/Jul/11 Solo
Hidden 30/Jul/11 Lead rpt
IanHope 24/Jul/11 Lead O/S
AvaWilsonHope 24/Jul/11 2nd O/S
with IanHope
katyhope 24/Jul/11 2nd dog
with IanHope
Hidden 04/Jun/11 Lead dog
T Break 04/Jun/11 2nd O/S

I said to the Pieman taht this was not the climb to start on. After admiring the scenery half way up he agreed.

Hidden 04/Jun/11 2nd
Hidden 24/May/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/May/11 2nd O/S
mhowie 21/May/11 2nd
Tom Baird 21/May/11 Lead O/S

Nice wee route, used it as an a route up to platform after backing off the first pitch of Coldstream Corner. Followed it up by backing off the second pitch of Coldstream Corner. Great Tits nesting deep in the in the crack seemed undisturbed by climbers.

iceicebaby 20/May/11 2nd O/S

to get to The Elevator.

alan1234 12/May/11 Lead O/S
David Bird 25/Apr/11 2nd O/S
with AliB
alisterrobbird 25/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Simnel 02/Apr/11 Lead rpt
with Alan
jonnie3430 02/Apr/11 Solo O/S
with Matt, Carol
Carol Goodall 02/Apr/11 Lead O/S

Awesome little route!!! Great protection.

with Matt Dooner
Hidden 02/Apr/11 Lead O/S
daWalt 02/Apr/11 2nd rpt
Hidden 31/Mar/11 Lead
Hidden 20/Mar/11 Lead
Anthony1 20/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with John L
Simnel 20/Mar/11 2nd O/S
with Tony S
markhammonds 27/Feb/11 2nd rpt
with Emily Raemaekers, Khalid Abdulla
Hidden 23/Jan/11 Solo
Andes ??/2011 -
lisafer ??/2011 -
Hidden 06/Nov/10 Lead
dainbramaged999 24/Oct/10 Lead O/S

difficult to find belay pro, especially with two people up there! says HVD 4a* in guide

johnpuddephatt 24/Oct/10 Lead
Hidden 24/Oct/10 2nd O/S
Peter Metcalfe 16/Oct/10 Lead
ferdia 04/Oct/10 2nd
with Will Grayson
NaomiHart 26/Sep/10 Solo
with Ursula
qwidge 18/Sep/10 Lead
with Roland
Hidden 13/Sep/10 Lead rpt
Hidden 30/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Richard Alderton 22/Aug/10 2nd

On the way to The Elevator

with Lewis (NMC)
Euan S 20/Aug/10 Lead
pmurdy 28/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Liam Ingram 03/Jul/10 Lead O/S

Rather steep and strenuous for the grade. Dont see how this can possibly be graded easier than Saints Progress.

with Nick DW
holly138 03/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Tom B
Peter White 30/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Fiona Reid 22/May/10 Lead rpt
with Mike
Mike-W-99 22/May/10 2nd
with Fiona
daWalt 02/May/10 Lead rpt
with Lisa
gjd 11/Apr/10 2nd
stuaart 11/Apr/10 Lead O/S

Climbed as pitch one of Elevator.

with Neil Redgrave
Hidden 11/Apr/10 Lead O/S
jimmyrua 10/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Euan Strachan
Snorfalorpagus 09/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Chris Wallace
y2keable 19/Mar/10 Lead rpt
rgd1977 19/Mar/10 Lead
fall-line 14/Mar/10 2nd O/S
with Mark Hammonds
markhammonds 14/Mar/10 Lead O/S

Glad to see it's S 4a here (my guidebook had HVD)

carlh ??/2010 -
scott gibson ??/2010 -
Hidden 04/Nov/09 Lead O/S
Andysomething 04/Nov/09 2nd rpt
with Norman Bennett
Hidden 25/Oct/09 2nd
Hidden 25/Oct/09 Lead
lucasp 04/Oct/09 Lead O/S
with simon lambert
MelH 19/Sep/09 2nd
robertmichaellovell 19/Sep/09 Lead
with Mel
coral21 31/Aug/09 Lead
with Steve, Tom
stimpey 31/Aug/09 2nd O/S
with Tom, Cas
Timpy1584 31/Aug/09 2nd
with Caz, Steve
barney800 30/Aug/09 Lead O/S

Steep, but loads of gear and jugs. A nice little climb but found it harder than MS.

with Katherine Shaw
Hidden 09/Aug/09 2nd
LittleLuka 09/Aug/09 Lead

Definately harder than MS, but good climbing. Found it very hard to construct a belay at the top as well.

with Michelle
stukent 07/Aug/09 2nd O/S
with Steven Walker
Vicki M 31/Jul/09 Lead
with Mina, Martha and Claire(team fem psyche)
ClaireNewlands 28/Jun/09 2nd O/S

Liked this climb - a good start to the day

with Dan Whaley
Hidden 28/Jun/09 Lead O/S
climberuk 21/Jun/09 Lead O/S

Ok but definately tough for the grade. I'd give it Severe. At the top use the right facing crack at ground level about 2m to the right and a no. 2 nut placement in a slot behind the bracken about 1m right of the top out.

with Niall
niallk 21/Jun/09 2nd
with Steven Harris, Sarah
SianR 13/Jun/09 Lead
with Cora
Hidden 25/May/09 2nd O/S
willh88 25/May/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/May/09 Lead
Hidden 19/Apr/09 2nd dnf
BelleVedere 19/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Snap 12/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Claire Taylor 06/Apr/09 2nd O/S
Russell Lovett 05/Apr/09 Solo rpt
CalumC 21/Jan/09 2nd O/S

Climbed as pitch 1 of Coldstream corner.

Andy Moles 21/Jan/09 Lead O/S

Looked at this and assumed it was the first pitch of Coldstream Corner.

with Calum
ewan i ??/2009 Lead
axeman 12/Nov/08 Lead O/S

tricky just trust your gear!

with schofield
daWalt 22/Oct/08 Lead O/S

got pumped placing gear, should've just kept moving.

with Sam , Pavla
clive-greenwood 01/Sep/08 2nd
MikeLeeds 01/Sep/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Jul/08 2nd O/S
Hidden 21/Jun/08 2nd
Hidden 21/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Mrs Weasel 20/Jun/08 Lead
JiveWeasel 20/Jun/08 2nd
ShelleyRhodes 08/Jun/08 2nd rpt
Hidden 08/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Trevera 05/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Eva Diran
Hidden ?/Jun/08 2nd
boglebadger ?/Jun/08 Lead
Ian Jones 24/May/08 2nd O/S
with Claire and Christian Svenson
ShelleyRhodes 20/Apr/08 Lead O/S
with Richard Stephenson
Chad123 13/Apr/08 Solo
with James Humble
snowy owl 29/Mar/08 Lead
with Michael Orr
Hidden 01/Mar/08 Solo rpt
Hidden 21/Oct/07 Lead O/S
Mike-W-99 22/Sep/07 2nd
with Fiona
Fiona Reid 22/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with Mike
pocketsarah 04/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with simon
Colin Matheson 15/Jul/07 2nd

Very steep and physical for a MS. Problems finding belay at top

with Charlie Fisher
Hidden 09/Jul/07 Solo O/S
Hidden 02/Jun/07 2nd O/S
Christopher Williamson ?/May/07 -
JLS 08/Apr/07 2nd O/S
with Jacqui
Rose2 ?/Feb/07 Lead dog
with Neville
snowy owl 14/Oct/06 Lead
with Rosie Fuller
beegsyboy 30/Sep/06 2nd O/S
with Sandy
Russell Lovett 10/Sep/06 Lead
with tony lickes
Sankey 27/Aug/06 Lead O/S
with Luke
Hidden 05/Aug/06 Lead
G1BBO44 08/Jul/06 2nd
Murph 30/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with Jason
saph 30/Jun/06 2nd O/S
with pheonix
y2keable 30/Jun/06 Lead O/S
Sam Judson 28/May/06 Lead O/S
with Caroline Judson
Hidden 21/May/06 Lead O/S
Russell Lovett 30/Apr/06 Solo
ducky ??/2006 -
steev ??/2006 -
beermonkey ?/Oct/05 Lead
with ronnie
Hidden ?/Oct/05 2nd
Hidden 27/Aug/05 Solo
Hidden 06/Aug/05 Lead
PenJD 22/May/05 Lead O/S
with Charlie Bartlett
barney_edin 17/Apr/05 Lead O/S
with Nicole
topsyturvy ??/2005 Lead O/S

date approx

with Dan Hattle
reg_measures ??/2005 Lead O/S
IanMcC 17/Apr/04 Lead
el diablo 17/Apr/04 2nd
with Cabey
colin milton 25/Aug/03 2nd
with simon murphy
easers 25/May/03 -
easers 25/May/03 Lead
Hidden 19/Apr/03 Lead
IanMcC 19/Apr/03 2nd
el diablo 19/Apr/03 Lead
with Cabey
Hidden ??/2002 Solo
Climbster 23/Sep/01 2nd β
auldscotal ??/2001 Lead O/S
with Alastair Paul/Sylvia Vanbarneveld/Lyn Corrie?
gypsy3006 ??/2000 Lead
John Pickles ??/1998 Lead O/S
mike fenwick ?/Oct/97 Solo
akamini ?/Sep/96 Solo
JiveWeasel 31/Aug/96 Lead
whispering nic ?/Mar/94 Solo
Hidden ??/1994 -
Dave Musgrove 19/Mar/93 Solo
with David
Hidden ?/Mar/93 Lead
uphillnow ?/Aug/92 -
with Margaret Smith
Marti999 ??/1992 Lead
rob.grafton 27/May/91 Solo
with Bruce
malc 14/Oct/90 Lead
Steve Crowe 16/Sep/90 2nd O/S
with KM
Roget ?/Aug/89 Solo O/S
with chris jones, jim
Hidden ??/1989 -
Hidden 10/Apr/82 Solo
Martin Bennett 10/Jun/81 Solo
andybirtwistle ??/1980 -
Paul Clarke ??/1980 -
with NUMC
telemark ??/1980 -
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