7 pitches.

Rockfax Description
The original line here was put up in 1984 and then re-equipped in 1995. The harder sections are well protected, but bolting is spaced out on the easier parts, including a grade 3 pitch (P6 ), which has just a belay point at the top. The route is often done with a quick pull on a couple of bolts on the polished crux on pitch 5, reducing the over-all grade to a sustained 5+.
1) 5. Easy-angled slabs setting off from the memorial plaque.
2) 5. A short pitch heading to the right with a sneaky foot-traverse to reach the stance.
3) 5+. Another short one though pretty tough for the grade.
4) 5. A fine and varied pitch that finishes at the higher of the two belay points.
5) 5. Some fine slab-climbing.
6) 6a+. The roof at the start of the pitch is the crux of the route, which is somewhat polished and can be tackled free at 6a+, or with two points of aid at a more amenable 5+/A0.
7) An easy scramble, but it has some dubious rock and no fixed gear except the belay point at the top. Walk 20m to find the start of the final pitch.
8) 5+. Loop through the roof from left to right the finish easily taking care with some loose rock. © Rockfax

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UserDateStyleNotes & Partners
fifthsunset 20 Apr AltLd O/S Could not find the 6th anchor.
with Ali
Could not find the 6th anchor.
with Ali
Hidden 26 May, 2018 AltLd
tobydunford 25 Jul, 2017 AltLd O/S
with Oli
with Oli
Heather Milne 11 Jun, 2017 2nd
with Euan S
with Euan S
Euan S 11 Jun, 2017 Lead
The Ivanator 6 Apr, 2016 2nd dnf Just first pitch then got spooked by spaced bolting, damp patches and grey skies ...bailed to single pitch stuff at sector Le Papy and of course the sun emerged.
Just first pitch then got spooked by spaced bolting, damp patches and grey skies ...bailed to single pitch stuff at sector Le Papy and of course the sun emerged.
pftom 22 Mar, 2016 AltLd O/S lead P2,4/5, 7 & 8
lead P2,4/5, 7 & 8
Laramadness 24 Dec, 2015 AltLd With Gael and William, led pitches 5 and 7.
with Gael Perez
With Gael and William, led pitches 5 and 7.
with Gael Perez
Hidden 11 Oct, 2014 AltLd O/S
Hidden 11 Oct, 2014 AltLd O/S
Hidden 18 Sep, 2014 AltLd O/S
Dizz 17 Sep, 2014 AltLd Did an accidental variant at about 6b/c, climbed cleanly...rejoined for shiny 6a+ move ... nasty fall potential and super polished so aid it was :)
with megan
Did an accidental variant at about 6b/c, climbed cleanly...rejoined for shiny 6a+ move ... nasty fall potential and super polished so aid it was :)
with megan
Hidden 13 Sep, 2014 Lead dnf
JimboWizbo 8 Sep, 2014 AltLd Pitches 2 3 4 5. P5 is tough! Didn't aid it but did have a rest. Warning - Rockfax seems to have a spurious pitch described before the crux.
with BCT
Pitches 2 3 4 5. P5 is tough! Didn't aid it but did have a rest. Warning - Rockfax seems to have a spurious pitch described before the crux.
with BCT
Hidden 8 Sep, 2014 AltLd O/S
Matt Cooke 29 Jun, 2014 AltLd O/S P1 - La Zipette P2 - Avis à la copulation Joined Pilier at end of P3
P1 - La Zipette P2 - Avis à la copulation Joined Pilier at end of P3
Hidden 28 May, 2014 AltLd O/S
Hidden 10 Apr, 2014 2nd dnf
David Bibby 1 Nov, 2013 AltLd Great set of pitches. Only one move over 5+.
Great set of pitches. Only one move over 5+.
Hidden 1 Nov, 2013 AltLd
Hidden 30 Sep, 2013 AltLd
Hidden 15 Oct, 2012 AltLd O/S
Simon Caldwell 15 Oct, 2012 AltLd A few spaced bolts, small selection of nuts useful. I led pitches 1 and 2 (5a+ and 5b) in one long pitch; swung on the final bolt to reach the belay and I couldn't find any holds - the way to do it is apparently to go high and foot traverse with the bolt below your feet. C led the 5c pitch, which was nails for the grade, but I somehow managed to follow without cheating. I led the 5a pitch, very distant 1st bolt. Carmen then led the aid pitch (would be far harder than the advertised 6a to lead free), and I discovered that it's quite hard to aid a pitch when there's 35m of rope stretch above you. The 30m 3a pitch turned out to be 15m and a walk. C led the final pitch with one hard move. A good route with some fine climbing, but rather unbalanced and let down a bit by the need for aid.
with Lemming
A few spaced bolts, small selection of nuts useful. I led pitches 1 and 2 (5a+ and 5b) in one long pitch; swung on the final bolt to reach the belay and I couldn't find any holds - the way to do it is apparently to go high and foot traverse with the bolt below your feet. C led the 5c pitch, which was nails for the grade, but I somehow managed to follow without cheating. I led the 5a pitch, very distant 1st bolt. Carmen then led the aid pitch (would be far harder than the advertised 6a to lead free), and I discovered that it's quite hard to aid a pitch when there's 35m of rope stretch above you. The 30m 3a pitch turned out to be 15m and a walk. C led the final pitch with one hard move. A good route with some fine climbing, but rather unbalanced and let down a bit by the need for aid.
with Lemming
Hidden 27 Sep, 2012 AltLd O/S
Hidden ?Sep, 2012 AltLd O/S
Hidden 14 Mar, 2012 Lead O/S
paul horabin ??, 2012 AltLd
abbeywall 8 Oct, 2011 AltLd led 1, 3 and 5
with K
led 1, 3 and 5
with K
Hidden 6 Oct, 2011 AltLd
Fiona Reid 6 Oct, 2011 AltLd Led pitch 2 and 5. Good route, pitches 2 and 3 very interesting! Aided the 5c/A0 crux on pitch 5 as landing on my back didn't seem too appealing. If you're tall enough to reach the "big jug" then it's perfectly feasible, if you're 5ft 2" then it's pretty tricky.
Led pitch 2 and 5. Good route, pitches 2 and 3 very interesting! Aided the 5c/A0 crux on pitch 5 as landing on my back didn't seem too appealing. If you're tall enough to reach the "big jug" then it's perfectly feasible, if you're 5ft 2" then it's pretty tricky.
rd20 25 Apr, 2011 AltLd O/S
mattgrange 1 Apr, 2011 AltLd Superb route, wandered onto Arabesque but soon got back on route again. Free-climbed the aid move on Pitch 5.
Superb route, wandered onto Arabesque but soon got back on route again. Free-climbed the aid move on Pitch 5.
Ollie Rattue ??, 2011 -
Hidden 9 Oct, 2010 AltLd O/S
ian storey ?Oct, 2010 AltLd O/S
with sam
with sam
Hidden 1 Sep, 2010 AltLd
Hidden ?Feb, 2008 AltLd
adrianj 17 Sep, 2007 AltLd
with TimmyG
with TimmyG
Hidden 17 Sep, 2007 AltLd O/S
Shaw Brown 11 Apr, 2007 AltLd The alternative start is very good
with simon blythe
The alternative start is very good
with simon blythe
duncan 21 Oct, 2003 AltLd
with AlisonC
with AlisonC
Hidden ?May, 1999 -
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