Rockfax Description
Lovely, balancy climbing that weaves its way up the steepest part of the face. Protection on the crux is from very small wires. Start 10m up the slope from the tree.
Climb to a peg at 12m and then directly to a thin diagonal break. Place some very small wires, then step up onto the break and balance left up a narrow ramp to double pegs. Move slightly left again and then climb up intricately past two more pegs to finish. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
Start beneath the rh side of the slab, near an alcove like depression at the base of the slab. Climb up the wall to a peg at 20ft then continue direct to the rh side of a shallow ramp and 2 pegs at its end. Climb the slight bulge above to,and past a projecting peg to reach a large handhold above a further peg. Move up to a narrow white ledge and the top.

Pat Littlejohn 03/Jul/1983

Ticklists: Best slab climbs of the UK, Littlejohn South West Climbs, West Country Climbs, Ultimate E3 ticklist, The best the UK has to offer for beasts (apart from the lakes cos its always wet).

omaskrey 25/Nov/17 2nd O/S

Impressive lead by Joe. Somewhat surprised, and very happy, that I managed it clean

JoeCoxson 25/Nov/17 Lead O/S

Well chuffed with this, first properly indisputable E3; not fairy cave soft grading, or a slate trad/ sport combo. Managed to back up a couple of the dodgy pegs, and the micros on the crux were quite reassuring really.

Flavio 05/Nov/17 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Nov/17 2nd O/S
Pippa 05/Aug/17 Lead O/S
with Maithridara
R0BJ0N 13/Jul/17 Lead O/S
with Steve Price
alice fuller ?/Jul/17 Lead RP

on Pete's gear placed on ab in. top roped on 2014... didn't remember moves...will now.. feet hurt would have been even worse if placed gear. rf slipped on the crux by the top peg and sketched through.. good practice for trad bravery.

kennythescot 04/May/17 Lead O/S
with Rich Mackie
Hidden 04/Mar/17 2nd dog
Hidden 04/Mar/17 Lead rpt
Marktrin 28/Aug/16 TR dnf
with phil456
Hidden 06/Aug/16 Lead O/S
EllieWoods 26/Jun/16 2nd O/S
petecallaghan 26/Jun/16 Lead O/S

Tricky step left to get into the groove away from Crinoid, then pretty sustained after that.

Hidden 30/Apr/16 Lead O/S
Marktrin 06/Apr/16 2nd dog

Actually had a lot of help from the rope/Dave. Basically aided/boinked the middle third of the climb.

with Dave Coley
Jackislav 13/Mar/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Feb/16 Lead G/U
crater 28/Feb/16 2nd
with mike
Skip 06/Sep/15 TR dog
Hidden 06/Sep/15 TR O/S
Danhan 01/Aug/15 TR

Came off at the ramp.

with Holty, Rob Johnson
Hidden 23/May/15 2nd rpt
chris sm 09/May/15 2nd O/S
John Mcshea 21/Mar/15 Lead O/S
with Russ
dbrooks 21/Feb/15 Lead dnf

biggest fall i've ever had.... lost balance trying to move on to the ramp... spectacularly rolled down the slab, gear fell out and landed about 2 metres off the ground... scary!

with Dr Dave
Hidden 18/Jan/15 Lead dog
nickstephens 18/Jan/15 2nd O/S
with Darcan
darcan 18/Jan/15 Lead
with nick
Hidden ??/2015 -
Hidden ??/2015 -
Hidden 06/Dec/14 Lead O/S
Macca_7 02/Nov/14 Lead O/S

Thought the crux move was quite airy and tricky, nice rest above then a sustained section to the last peg. Really good climbing and glad not to fluff it!

with Stu Bradbury
Russell Blackaller 21/Sep/14 Lead O/S

Immaculate rock. Absolutely loved it.

with Rooker, Charlotte
Hidden 21/Sep/14 2nd dog
Mr Tickle 21/Sep/14 2nd rpt
with RusseyB
Hidden 19/Jul/14 2nd
Hidden 19/Jul/14 Lead rpt
Hidden 25/May/14 Lead dog
Hidden 25/May/14 2nd dog
iantoday 25/May/14 TR O/S
with Gary, Gil Wood
Hidden 12/May/14 Lead rpt
guy xavier percival 01/Apr/14 Lead

Sustained and hard for E3.

with paul
Paul Robertson 01/Apr/14 2nd
Luxulyan 25/Jan/14 2nd
with Tom Murrell
kingholmesy ??/2014 Lead O/S


with Colin
Paul_southgate68 21/Sep/13 2nd
Mike Goldthorp 21/Sep/13 Lead O/S

Sustained thin moves, very good quality route.

with Tara, Paul S
Marktrin 26/Jul/13 TR dog
with Phil
Sean Kelly 27/Apr/13 Lead

The move above the double pegs gets no easier, nearer 6a! But lovely sustained climbing.

with Harry Pearce
Mr Tickle 20/Apr/13 2nd O/S
with Will
Motown 20/Apr/13 Lead O/S

Pleased to get this one. Found the move up the ramp sketchy as hell, and the move from the double pegs really hard. Nick White's guidebook describes how you should 'stride boldly' across the ramp - that wouldn't describe the jibbering movement I made.

with Luke
Jack J Keogan 15/Apr/13 TR O/S

TR twice, thought about the lead but left it. Good style.

with Ewan Davies
Sean Kelly 03/Nov/12 TR

Another intense experience, but some wonderful delicate balancy climbing across the ramp. Very damp in places, hence the TR. Then it rained again.

with Harry Pearce
Mike_Hayes 15/Oct/12 Lead O/S
Thunderthighsontheloose 15/Oct/12 2nd
Kevster 14/Oct/12 Lead O/S


Gilster 13/Sep/12 Lead
with Ethel
clipskipper 25/Aug/12 2nd
with Ed Babs
Ed Babs 25/Aug/12 Lead O/S

Really good.

Bristoldave 28/May/12 Lead O/S

Decided to award myself the o/s. Actually had to lower off in a rainstorm from just below crux on 1st go, but came back today and did it.

with Dale
Dale Turrell 28/May/12 2nd dog

Stood on a peg!

with Dave R
Izzy Brinsden 01/Apr/12 TR
with Eddie Church
Ali Burns 01/Apr/12 TR β
Tristan Sherlock 27/Feb/12 2nd O/S
El3ctroFuzz 27/Feb/12 Lead O/S

Wow, very thin, balancey, awesome route! Gear spaced and not amazing... Dont shake yourself off :)

with Tristan Sherlock
Mr Powly 19/Feb/12 Lead β

on Ian's gear, really good route

burto 19/Feb/12 Lead β
with jerome
Hidden 19/Feb/12 Lead O/S
JeromeT ?/Feb/12 Lead
Hidden ??/2012 -
Hidden 16/Oct/11 Lead
Ed morris 02/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with ewan
Hidden 24/Sep/11 Lead RP
domskezz 23/Sep/11 Lead

Really enjoyed this and managed to find some decent protection in the lower half.

with Jamma
Hidden 16/May/11 Lead rpt
Jack_F 21/Apr/11 Lead O/S

One of the best routes iv done in a while!!!

with Max hodges
James Mitchelmore 24/Feb/11 Lead RP
feilx 22/Jan/11 Lead O/S
with Matt Perks
berry 19/Jan/11 2nd
Justin T 12/Sep/10 Lead β

Toproped many moons ago but couldn't remember much. Good to get this done as has been on the todo list for a while now.

with Cherry
AJH 22/Aug/10 TR
with Rob
Hidden 28/Apr/10 Lead dog
Hidden 15/Apr/09 Lead
Toby Dunn 15/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Alex Hughes
Kate Edhouse 12/Apr/09 TR
northnorthnorth 21/Jan/09 TR O/S

Felt pretty solid on it. Must get enough gear to lead

with Ben Watts
Dave Searle 28/Nov/08 Lead
mike88 04/Nov/08 2nd O/S
with Sam Farnsworth
ecowaller 21/Sep/08 Lead O/S

great climb a classic proper slab route...mmmlovely

with Paula
Justin T 10/Aug/08 TR
with Wifey
Hidden 10/Aug/08 2nd O/S
w.pettet-smith 17/Jul/08 TR

lovely flowing moves-some of the holds a bit on the thin side though!my fist feel of british 5c. will come back to lead it.promise.

with neighbour martin
Hidden ??/2008 -
alaan 24/Jul/07 Lead O/S
with Rich
Dave Searle 22/Jul/07 2nd
richardr ?/Jul/07 2nd O/S
tonanf ?/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with james
Hidden 19/Apr/07 2nd O/S
climber sim ??/2007 -
Marti999 ??/2006 Lead
Ben1983 ?/Jul/05 Lead O/S
Tim M ??/2000 Lead O/S
leadmat ??/1999 -
with Hosey B
andy gittins ??/1995 -
Mark Kemball 12/Aug/93 Lead
with Alison Dorey
pmot ??/1993 2nd O/S
FATBOYFAT ??/1992 Lead O/S
Simon cook ?/Jun/89 -
Nick Biven 02/Aug/86 Lead
Hidden ?/Apr/86 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Aug/85 Lead β
ukb & bmc shark 07/Jul/85 Lead dog
with Minky
Chris Craggs ??/1980 -
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