Rockfax Description
22m. A little devious but with excellent, varied and exposed climbing. Head up the awkward left-leaning groove, then move left and climb Grad's Groove until holds lead out right. Climb the crack and continuation flake to a small ledge, then move delicately right into Y Climb to finish. The Direct Version is a good HVS 5b. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
The lower crack can be climbed direct (avoiding Grad's Groove) and a delicate direct finish up the arĂȘte is recommended (avoiding Y Climb).

Ticklists: Revenge List.

tmawer 09/Jul/17 Lead O/S

Quite a battle!

with Cherry, stephm
stephm 09/Jul/17 2nd

technical, jammy and strenuous great climb.

with tmawer, cherry
Jake Young 14/Jun/17 Lead O/S
with Fran
PatrickRT 09/Jun/17 Lead O/S

Very mixed route. some really nice technical moves. i fucked up the traverse though.

with Emma
ESmith 09/Jun/17 2nd O/S
with Patrick
Graeme Hammond 28/May/17 Lead O/S
with Chris Hindley
MDowson 28/May/17 Lead dnf
with sam webb
sheelba 26/May/17 Lead O/S

Great route, the crack and traverse is lovely

with Naomi
blaza1 30/Oct/16 Lead G/U

Really nice climb, did the direct finish. Fell off a wet foothold on the onsight and was very green in places

with Eleanor Conole
Dino Dave 30/Oct/16 2nd dog

Felt hard for HVS. Popped off getting gear out... Probably would have popped off anyway though

with Alex
Hidden 24/Sep/16 Lead O/S
lcullum7 06/Jun/16 2nd O/S
Tom McCabe 06/Jun/16 Lead O/S

Direct version. Very good. Made tough work of the traverse.

spidermonkey ??/2016 -

I do love this whole crag, but it gets so cold. I’ve always been the only climber there on each visit. This ones a goodun, but tough

Hidden 06/Aug/15 2nd O/S
08nbrierley 06/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with jamie
spenser 22/Jul/15 Lead O/S

Harder than any other HVS and most of the E1s I've led! Feet both popped off while moving through the overhang and surprisingly my hand jam stayed in leaving me hanging, got on with it after that! 3 sections of solid 5a climbing with ledges in between and reasonable gear, spent ages stood on the ledges trying to figure out how to do the next bits! Apparently I can jam when required though!

with Mike NMC, Sarah Follmann
Hidden 16/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Jun/15 2nd
Tim Rodgers 03/Jun/15 Lead
Adamski1986 03/Jun/15 2nd
foostu4 26/May/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/May/15 2nd O/S
fatbuoybazza 01/May/15 Lead O/S
with TimG
smithjmw46 20/Apr/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Apr/15 2nd
John Haxon ??/2015 Lead
dakidunn 27/Aug/14 2nd
with Tris
dakidunn 20/Aug/14 2nd
with Tris
topsyturvy 20/Aug/14 Lead O/S

Direct this time. Strenuous lower crack and delicate finish. Very worthwhile.

williap ?/Aug/14 Lead O/S

Beautiful but tough

Gabe Oliver 20/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Adamski1986 19/Jun/14 2nd
IanHope 17/May/14 TR
with John Haxton, matt
Matt Poole 17/May/14 2nd O/S
with John84
K Wall 17/May/14 Lead
with Martin
John Haxon 17/May/14 Lead
chris smith 06/May/14 2nd O/S
with Malcolm watson
Adrianw 08/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with John Wilson
Hidden 13/Jul/13 2nd O/S
Craig Holden 09/Jul/13 Lead O/S

fun, rather greasy on a warm day

with Robbie
peter.ravenscroft27 30/Jun/13 Lead dog

What a Fantastic Climb, Get On It Now!!! Did take a fall, because super greasy after some drizzle and got hands mixed up making holds slightly negative. lots of gear tho!

Gatley 30/Jun/13 2nd
elyben 29/Jun/13 2nd
colin milton 27/Jun/13 2nd dog

slippery when wet

with shaun l
Richard Alderton 10/Aug/12 2nd
with Liam
Dervey 10/Aug/12 Lead
with Rich
Richard Alderton 18/Jun/12 2nd

Went direct (twice) at 5b. Excellent.

with Al
chris smith 12/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with david cowley
David Cowley 12/Jun/12 2nd O/S
ushi 05/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with Andy Marshall
smollett 25/May/12 Lead
with paul
ed.burton 12/May/12 2nd dog
with Henry H?kkinen
Hidden 12/May/12 Lead O/S
Dervey ??/2012 -
y2keable 23/Aug/11 2nd O/S
with John
KevB 03/Aug/11 2nd
with Tony P
markfairbank 30/Jul/11 Lead O/S

Direct route, tricky for HVS

with Sandra Lee, Ray Sharples
Hidden 30/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Pohil 04/Jun/11 Lead
jshields 21/May/11 Lead
davewsargent 21/May/11 2nd
Hidden 21/May/11 Lead
graphiclunarkid 30/Apr/11 2nd dog

Brilliant, sustained and varied. Should have hand-traversed right instead of trying to mantle onto the ledge near the top. Got stuck with my leg thrown over the left-hand bit of the ledge and had to weight the rope to :o(

with Huw
mikecollins 21/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with stg
Em66 30/Jul/10 2nd
Hidden 30/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Jul/10 2nd
jonny taylor 29/Jun/10 Lead dog

Some nice moves on this route. Took a big fall after some poor decision making. I've left a nut stuck at the start of the traverse round the arete I'm afraid.

with Andy B
ablackett 29/Jun/10 2nd dog
with Jonny
David Bulley 26/Jun/10 Lead O/S

Quite hard traversing after the crack near the top, maybe I did it wrong.

with Andy Chisholm
Hidden 24/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Oct/09 Lead dog
PeteH 22/Aug/09 Lead O/S

Have to say I wasn't that impressed by this climb. It had some nice moves on it, but the wandering line means it doesn't deserve more than one star, in my view.

NaomiHart 22/Aug/09 2nd O/S
duncana 25/Jul/09 2nd

Bit hard and not feeling to well, but really good varied climb.

with Pippa Archer
andyhutch77 04/Jul/09 Lead
with Marc Tomlinson
odox 24/Jun/09 2nd O/S

Fantastic varied climbing on a long pitch with 3 star moves up every section. Brilliant.

Hidden 21/Jun/09 2nd O/S
Sylvi 21/Jun/09 2nd
with Rog
stimpey 21/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Pete, Davina
Hidden 21/Jun/09 2nd
robinsi197 03/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Nick
Hidden 31/May/09 2nd
7om ?/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with Chris Morish
Daniel Sutherland 23/Aug/08 Lead dog

Fell on the steep hand jamming crack, powered through the crack. Got established on the flake then fell again. Finally finished, Awesome route. Can't wait to go back and lead it clean.

with Chris
Chriswallis2 15/Jul/08 Lead O/S
with Anna
JonathanJones 15/Jul/08 2nd O/S
thomaspassmore 03/Nov/07 Lead O/S
with Dave Jones
Claire S-J ?/Nov/07 2nd
Hidden 20/Oct/07 2nd
Matt crawford 22/Sep/07 2nd
with Taba
Hidden 22/Sep/07 Lead O/S
nic42 17/Aug/06 2nd
with dru
DJayB 25/Jul/06 Lead dog
Hidden 24/Jul/06 2nd
chris2451 ?/Jul/06 2nd O/S
Sankey ?/Sep/05 2nd dog

Superb. Disappointed to make the moves into and up the crack then blow (repeatedly) the mantel at the top.

with Luke
Andy Graham ??/2005 Lead O/S
with Steve Anderson
GPN ?/Jun/04 2nd
gripped01 ?/Jul/02 2nd O/S
with Martin Bohl
mike fenwick ?/Aug/97 Lead
with Ben Pearce
Steve Crowe 28/Jun/86 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/May/85 2nd
telemark ??/1982 Lead O/S
with Ian Pulestone
andybirtwistle ??/1982 -
Paul Clarke ??/1980 -
with NUMC
MikeDowsett ??/1979 Lead
with Andy Lynch
Neil R ?/Apr/77 Lead
with Dave M
Paula Hamilton-Gibson ??/1973 -
granitbahn ??/1970 AltLd
RichardMc 22/Oct/67 2nd
with Ian Stromberg
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