Rockfax Description
20m. A classic, nearly always in good condition and well worth the walk up. Start on the right and traverse out left under the overlap to access the arete itself. Climb this in a grand position and with sustained interest. © Rockfax

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Chris F 12 Sep, 2007 Show βeta
βeta: Often in good condition and worth the walk.
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βeta: Often in good condition and worth the walk.
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Hidden 26 Aug 2nd
robman 1 Aug 2nd rpt
with Jessnicka
with Jessnicka
Jessnicka 1 Aug Lead O/S
with robman
with robman
conronoy 7 Jul Lead O/S
silentmajority 4 May 2nd O/S Possibly the coldest I have ever been on a climb, winter routes included! A glorious position on the arête
Possibly the coldest I have ever been on a climb, winter routes included! A glorious position on the arête
OllieBarker 11 Aug, 2018 Lead O/S Lovely route.
Lovely route.
RBonney 9 Aug, 2018 2nd O/S
Flavio 2 Aug, 2018 Solo O/S
j.kirby 24 Jun, 2018 2nd
nick244 24 Jun, 2018 Lead Really enjoyed this one
Really enjoyed this one
Gallavaz 24 Jun, 2018 TR
with nick244
with nick244
Arty 12 Jun, 2018 2nd goey
goey
Old Baldie 12 Jun, 2018 Lead
MartinJWood 12 Jun, 2018 2nd
manmike 16 Jul, 2017 -
Hidden 29 Apr, 2017 Lead β
9fingerjon 29 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S Brilliant route, best thing I've climbed for a while
Brilliant route, best thing I've climbed for a while
drsdave 29 Apr, 2017 2nd
with AD
with AD
gav 8 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S Amazing route. Felt too bunched once on the traverse so moved through it quickly, which almost felt like a waste. Swallows all the large cams you have.
Amazing route. Felt too bunched once on the traverse so moved through it quickly, which almost felt like a waste. Swallows all the large cams you have.
alpinismo.uk 8 Apr, 2017 2nd
with gav
with gav
K Mckay 8 Apr, 2017 2nd O/S
with gav, Deb Barnes
with gav, Deb Barnes
SteveM 30 Aug, 2016 Lead O/S Got the correct route from the topo 2nd time round, committed to the arete moves in the central section
Got the correct route from the topo 2nd time round, committed to the arete moves in the central section
kitkat78 30 Aug, 2016 2nd
with SteveM
with SteveM
williap 27 Sep, 2015 Lead
with Toby
with Toby
Wizzy 6 Aug, 2015 Solo O/S Best VS on grit? Nice moves, amazing surroundings, perfect line
Best VS on grit? Nice moves, amazing surroundings, perfect line
Hidden 18 Apr, 2015 2nd O/S
Hidden 25 Oct, 2014 Lead dnf
scarmichael 25 Oct, 2014 2nd
with jfox
with jfox
Hidden 27 Jul, 2014 Solo O/S
Cyriaque 22 Jul, 2014 2nd O/S
wnlwy 20 Jul, 2014 Lead
Unknownbiker 29 Jun, 2014 2nd
with Dave Hunter
with Dave Hunter
Hidden 29 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S
annep11 17 May, 2014 2nd O/S
oread 17 May, 2014 Lead O/S
Liam Ingram 17 May, 2014 2nd O/S
pjames87 17 May, 2014 Lead
alexmcmillan 17 May, 2014 Lead O/S
Nez ??, 2014 -
fobb 4 Nov, 2013 Lead Takes almost no drainage so in very good condition even in November. Not a millipede to be seen.
Takes almost no drainage so in very good condition even in November. Not a millipede to be seen.
Andy Moles 5 Oct, 2013 Solo O/S
with -
with -
Puma 29 Sep, 2013 Lead
Jamie Brown 29 Sep, 2013 2nd O/S
with Puma
with Puma
maumau 25 Aug, 2013 2nd O/S
Charlie Staincliffe 10 Aug, 2013 Lead O/S
with Stuart Myatt
with Stuart Myatt
Hidden 21 Jul, 2013 Lead
MikeDowsett 21 Jul, 2013 2nd
Hidden 14 Jul, 2013 2nd
Metalbear 7 Jul, 2013 2nd O/S
with TenkoPops
with TenkoPops
joem 5 Jul, 2013 Lead O/S
RM199 30 Jun, 2013 Lead O/S
Dizz 30 Jun, 2013 2nd O/S
with EJ
with EJ
bridget143 30 Jun, 2013 2nd O/S Day after our wedding in the Craven Arms Appletreewick, just below. Climbed with veil :)
with Simen
Day after our wedding in the Craven Arms Appletreewick, just below. Climbed with veil :)
with Simen
Hidden 30 Jun, 2013 2nd O/S
Simonpeel 8 Jun, 2013 2nd O/S
Hidden 1 Jun, 2013 2nd O/S
Will Hunt 1 Jun, 2013 Lead O/S
with Mowglee
with Mowglee
Hidden 19 May, 2013 Lead O/S
Bry 19 May, 2013 2nd β
henry peter jenkins 9 Sep, 2012 Lead O/S
with robbie jenkins
with robbie jenkins
Small and weak 9 Sep, 2012 Solo back rope solo
back rope solo
Bloke on a Rope 22 Jul, 2012 2nd β
Climbster 22 Jul, 2012 Lead O/S
a13x 28 May, 2012 Lead O/S
with Paul S
with Paul S
Graeme Hammond 27 May, 2012 Lead O/S
with Becky E
with Becky E
Becky E 27 May, 2012 2nd O/S
PeteH 25 Jul, 2011 2nd O/S
Hidden ?Jul, 2011 2nd
dainbramaged999 10 Jun, 2011 Lead O/S Good climb, raced the sunset an won!
Good climb, raced the sunset an won!
smithjmw46 10 Jun, 2011 2nd O/S
bencole ?Jun, 2011 Lead
Hidden ?Jun, 2011 2nd
Hidden 6 Nov, 2010 Lead O/S
Hidden 5 Oct, 2010 Lead O/S
maria85 5 Oct, 2010 2nd O/S
with Pagan
with Pagan
ollyroberts 6 Sep, 2010 Lead O/S
with Liz
with Liz
Tim W 4 Sep, 2010 Lead O/S
Hidden 4 Sep, 2010 Solo O/S
lucasp 28 Jul, 2010 Lead O/S Fantastic route, great position, 2 cruxes (for me) above gear. Wish I'd taken my no4 Camelot.
with keith lmc
Fantastic route, great position, 2 cruxes (for me) above gear. Wish I'd taken my no4 Camelot.
with keith lmc
johnjb 25 Jul, 2010 2nd O/S Impressive exposure, especially today in the brisk cool wind. No millipedes though - they had more sense!
with Ray Sharples, Sandra
Impressive exposure, especially today in the brisk cool wind. No millipedes though - they had more sense!
with Ray Sharples, Sandra
Jack00 26 May, 2010 Lead O/S
with Olly
with Olly
DKaye 7 May, 2010 Lead O/S Awesome route - shame about the Ridiculous wind, kinda spoilt it.
with dunnyg
Awesome route - shame about the Ridiculous wind, kinda spoilt it.
with dunnyg
Hidden 7 May, 2010 2nd O/S
jimorothy 22 Aug, 2009 2nd Certainly compares well with Baildon Bank!
with Rachel Crolla
Certainly compares well with Baildon Bank!
with Rachel Crolla
Simonj 2 Aug, 2009 Lead O/S
jonka ?Aug, 2009 2nd
with gareth
with gareth
Adam1973 27 Jul, 2009 Lead O/S
David Wynne 27 Jul, 2009 2nd
petellis 21 Jun, 2009 2nd rpt
with jkarran
with jkarran
jkarran 21 Jun, 2009 Lead Crawling with millipedes like a scene from the temple of doom :)
Crawling with millipedes like a scene from the temple of doom :)
Hidden 25 May, 2009 2nd
Ewan Russell 26 Apr, 2009 Solo β
with Clair+Ed
with Clair+Ed
Hidden ??, 2009 -
mje1398 7 Jun, 2008 Lead O/S
with John M
with John M
Mattyk 7 Jun, 2008 Solo O/S Really nice stuff.. covered in millipedes though!
with mje1398
Really nice stuff.. covered in millipedes though!
with mje1398
Scott Anderson ??, 2008 -
design crisis 29 Sep, 2007 2nd
with Tom W
with Tom W
design crisis 29 Sep, 2007 2nd
with Tom W
with Tom W
markfairbank 9 Sep, 2007 2nd
with Jim Gleave, Stuart Thompson
with Jim Gleave, Stuart Thompson
Alan Scowcroft 7 Sep, 2007 Lead O/S
with Peter Corrigan
with Peter Corrigan
Zoomer 10 Jun, 2007 Lead Took ages to go for the crux, what a Wendy.
Took ages to go for the crux, what a Wendy.
Jules 210681 10 Jun, 2007 Lead
with Zoomer
with Zoomer
robman 9 May, 2007 Lead O/S One of the best Vs's to date, such a suuuperb setting.
One of the best Vs's to date, such a suuuperb setting.
Chriswallis2 29 Apr, 2007 Lead O/S
Hidden 29 Apr, 2007 Lead O/S
petellis 28 Apr, 2007 Lead O/S
Cletus the rock climbing cowboy ?Jan, 2007 2nd O/S
with Rob
with Rob
Jenny Clarke ??, 2007 Lead
Simon Caldwell 17 Jul, 2005 Lead O/S
with Lemming
with Lemming
lithos 17 Jul, 2005 Lead β
Brown 20 Jul, 2004 Solo O/S
Hidden ?May, 2004 Solo O/S
FrankW 25 Apr, 2004 Lead O/S
with Laura
with Laura
Ally Smith ??, 2004 Lead
with EmilyG
with EmilyG
Stone Muppet ??, 2003 -
SR1970 ?Sep, 2002 Lead O/S
chrishedgehog ??, 2002 -
with Drew
with Drew
Hidden ?Sep, 2001 Lead
Hidden 20 Feb, 2000 Lead O/S
John H Bull (tcfka Bullybones) ??, 2000 -
Dave Musgrove Jnr 1 Aug, 1999 2nd
with Viv
with Viv
Alan Scowcroft 24 Jul, 1999 Lead rpt
Alan Scowcroft 24 Jul, 1999 2nd
John Brayshaw 26 Jun, 1999 2nd O/S
Martin Bennett 16 May, 1999 -
with IW
with IW
Hidden 16 May, 1998 Lead
Hidden ??, 1998 Lead
leathers 21 Jun, 1995 Lead O/S
with Charlotte Evans
with Charlotte Evans
crater 5 Sep, 1993 Lead O/S
Tom V 14 Jul, 1990 -
rob.grafton 18 Mar, 1990 -
with Bruce
with Bruce
andybirtwistle ??, 1990 -
Dave Musgrove 10 Jul, 1988 Solo
Andy Say 26 Jul, 1982 Lead O/S
Hidden ??, 1980 -
Hidden 1 Jul, 1979 Lead
mikej 27 Apr, 1975 TR
with Geoff Williams
with Geoff Williams
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