7m. A boulder move gains the first break at V2 5C. Move past the big break (no. 4 camalot plus cheeky knee bar rest) before more gear on the arete. The top is wickedly sloping and harder than it looks - moving slightly left is the key! Pumpy symbol needed!

Dr Toph 01/Dec/17 Solo O/S

Low crux, but daunting looking top (ok once you commit)

lukevf 05/Nov/17 Lead O/S
with CarlWH
suddy 05/Nov/17 Lead dnf
Carl 05/Nov/17 2nd O/S

Very good climb. Got a bit worried on the slopey section before noticing the much better sloper right by my face!

with Luke vF
ollie1 06/Sep/17 Lead O/S

poss went bit too far left?!

Tom.Sedgwick 17/Aug/17 Lead dog
Euan Todd 12/Aug/17 Lead G/U

Got suuuuuper pumped first try, ended up on the right of the prow (as I'd stuck a cam on there and was trying to see if it was good). Don't do that, go left! Also, once I'd found the amazing foot jam that helped. Second go.

with Digga
Digga 12/Aug/17 2nd β

Pumpy and doesn't give up! Good strong lead by Euan!

felixwilkins 24/Jul/17 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Jun/17 TR
Lumbering Oaf 14/Jun/17 TR dog

Tried on lead at first and got up as far as the final few moves to the top, but couldn't commit to finish. Progressively harder with a typical moorland granite finish. Found final moves hard on top rope as still had to rest. Grrrr 5c.

with Tom P
eddy-on-the-rocks 14/May/17 -

retro flash

Pete Burgess 04/May/17 Lead dog
sinbad 04/May/17 2nd

Failed to lead - cold windy, out of the sun and feeling weak! Pete rested a few times but did it - good effort - i still wouldn't have wanted to lead. Met Ben Hall who was bouldering. Nice evening - but wrong venue - should have been at Chudleigh in the sun!

with Pete
Hidden 20/Apr/17 TR
cliff_francis 19/Apr/17 TR dnf

Great start, very much a bouldering problem. If you can get your hand in the right place on the first break it sticks nicely. From there it's not too hard until about 2/3rds up where I kept coming unstuck. Short ascent, but a great problem. Difficulty is definitely in the top third of the climb, look forward to returning and improving.

adam84 19/Apr/17 TR

After leading my project earlier this year ( la bête noire) I am on the hunt for a new one, had this in mind after playing on it a couple of years ago! Forgot how tricky it was!! Difficult all the way up crux at the start but it does not let up, slopey and delicate foot work make for a definite 5c, more practice required!

LDJ 08/Apr/17 Lead
with Lou, Alfie
jamesb101 13/Jul/16 Lead
with Cathy
dominic lee 20/May/16 Solo
Hidden 24/Apr/16 Lead dnf
Hidden 24/Apr/16 TR rpt
foxjerk 24/Apr/16 Lead dnf
timdi 16/Apr/16 Lead

total slopers at top. rock 1 near top is absolute bomber

with ruth bell
omaskrey 24/Feb/16 2nd dog

Great start but the slopers were not my friends at the top so needed to rest

JoeCoxson 24/Feb/16 Lead dog

Had to take a bloody rest after spending too long finding the least sloper-ish sloper on the top move. More energy sapping than it looks.

Hidden 22/Oct/15 TR
waydan 19/Sep/15 Lead

The top out is without a doubt the crux.

with Adam Buldock
adam84 08/Sep/15 TR

Great little climb, technical start, slopers all the way up, good footwork required, top out is classic Dartmoor round and slopey, reach for the pinch and its game over

dparsons 23/Aug/15 Lead RP
with Ben
Neil 15/Aug/15 Lead rpt
BeastintheWest 04/Aug/15 Solo RP
with Oli Luff
Hidden 01/Aug/15 TR O/S
waydan 07/Jun/15 TR
with Adam Buldock
waydan 06/Jun/15 TR
with Adam Buldock
waydan 31/May/15 TR
with Rob
Rob kennington 31/May/15 TR
with Wayne Killasten
Hidden 29/Apr/15 TR
Hidden ??/2015 -
supersouthward ??/2015 -
with Selen Thyssen, alex snook cox
Hidden 25/Jul/14 Lead dog
hornbywill 11/Jun/14 2nd rpt
alice fuller 11/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Rosea Day 18/May/14 Lead O/S
Tristan Sherlock 18/May/14 Solo
Hidden 14/May/14 2nd O/S
mark schramm 14/May/14 Lead
Hidden 11/Mar/14 Lead dnf
Alex moore 11/Mar/14 Solo
Jackislav 09/Mar/14 Solo O/S

Amazing Solo

snook 22/Feb/14 Solo O/S

Chuffed with the onsight considering it was drizzling at the time and blowin a gale. Nice route.

Patrick Hill 26/Dec/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Nov/13 TR
dohart 14/Oct/13 TR dnf

couldnt work out top slopey bit

with shunt
Ellis Butler-Barker 10/Oct/13 Sent O/S
with Jamie
tim exley 04/Sep/13 Solo β
hornbywill 04/Sep/13 Solo O/S
Sean Kelly 06/Jul/13 TR

Beware the rounded finish!

with Harry Pearce
Motown 13/Jun/13 Solo

Climbed Prowler so can't really claim onsight. Top out pretty round.

dominic lee 06/Jun/13 Solo
waydan 20/May/13 Lead dnf
with Jim, ElSwiftos
waydan 18/May/13 Lead dnf

on site did not finish,top roped after,nice climb very pumpy due to all slopers lol.

with Adam Buldock
Hidden 08/May/13 TR
hornbywill ??/2013 Solo O/S

not really hard

kingholmesy ??/2013 Solo O/S
willhornby ??/2013 -
Luke Dawson 01/Dec/12 Sent O/S
Mark Davies PK 15/Oct/12 2nd O/S
with Rob
Quarryboy 14/Oct/12 Lead dnf

Bit of a sloper sandbag. I was the first to go up, climbed up to the main break with some difficulty then shoved in two of the largest cams which despite being huge were still pretty open when situated in the really wide break. It took me some time to get them placed in a position that I was happy with by which time I was pumped to no end. Went one or two moves higher and realised I was way too boxed so decided to come down and hand the lead over to rob who can hang off holds especially slopers for considerably longer than me.

JamesRich 14/Oct/12 TR O/S
Stanners 14/Oct/12 Lead O/S

Slopers Galore!!

with James Rich, Mark Davis, Jack Bradbrook
Ed morris 14/Oct/12 Sent x
with steve, dneed and foxy
Macca_7 06/Oct/12 Sent O/S

Pleased to solo this as really struggled on the lead all those years ago

Dan 85 29/Sep/12 Lead rpt
with Duncan, Dave
nickstephens 18/Aug/12 Lead dog
timreynolds 01/Aug/12 Lead dog
with stuartf
gg4419 ?/Aug/12 2nd dog

One fall on a river of a hold

andy_pemberton 30/May/12 Lead

Much easier today, after doing it 2 weeks ago. Knee bar and moving slightly left of arete at top are the key!

with Sarah Massey, Steve Gibson
andy_pemberton ?/May/12 Lead

Hugely pumpy route for me! Knee bar rest in big break helps, as does moving slightly left for the top slopey reeeaaacchhy move. It took me 3 downclimbs to finally make the top!

with Dave Marshall
Fatboy1000 02/Oct/11 2nd dog
with crispin
Stone Muppet 02/Oct/11 Lead dog

Didn't commit to the slopey ledge at the top - damn - it's only one move before it gets better...

with bc, md
05bwardl ?/Sep/11 TR dog
Hidden 09/Aug/11 Lead rpt
timreynolds 02/Jul/11 TR
Hidden 08/Jun/11 TR RP
Chris Ebbutt 08/Jun/11 2nd
mark schramm 08/Jun/11 Lead dnf
with Chris E
tom169 23/Apr/11 Lead RP
with Jen
richsmithinbristol 23/Apr/11 Solo rpt
Hidden 21/Apr/11 -
Popkids 11/Jul/10 2nd O/S
with Kafoozalem
Hidden 11/Jul/10 Lead O/S
markv21 ?/Jun/10 Lead RP
davenev 14/Mar/10 Lead dog

slapped around on the top and slid off - gutted

with luke
Mr Tickle 14/Mar/10 2nd O/S
with davenev
Hidden 27/Aug/09 Sent
Reeges 24/Jan/09 Lead RP

Repeat flash, having failed a few months before.

Hidden 14/Dec/08 Lead
Duncan Campbell 19/Oct/08 Lead RP

ground up

with rob steer
Hidden 12/Oct/08 Lead RP
Hidden 22/Aug/08 Lead
Steerpike 26/Jun/08 Lead RP
with Huw
nutcracker ?/May/08 Solo O/S
tom169 17/Feb/08 Lead dog
with Laura
Steerpike 16/Feb/08 Lead dog
with Bruce
Steerpike 22/Oct/07 Lead dog
with Chris
Dan 85 25/Feb/07 Lead RP

Completely pumped me out. Very flat holds and cold hands.

with Rob
climber sim ??/2007 -
Lloyders ??/2007 Lead
Hidden 20/Dec/06 Sent x
rotsoscooper 27/Aug/06 2nd O/S
with Tom
Hidden 27/Aug/06 Lead O/S
eddy-on-the-rocks 02/Oct/05 Lead O/S
with Ben
goi.ashmore 22/Oct/02 Lead O/S
with Roy Thomas
Hidden 20/Jul/02 2nd dog
Macca_7 03/May/02 Lead O/S
with Ann Fisher
Hidden 23/Nov/01 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Aug/01 Solo
Hidden 28/Jul/01 Lead O/S
richsmithinbristol 30/Mar/00 Solo rpt

Hound Tor Day route 4

with JulesV, Rob Sutton
Hidden 17/Feb/00 Lead
Hidden ?/Feb/00 Lead O/S
Chris Ebbutt ??/2000 Lead
Marti999 ??/2000 Lead
FrankW 10/Aug/99 Lead
with Levi
tompercy ?/Sep/94 Solo
Hidden 31/Mar/91 Solo
clark alston ?/Mar/89 Solo O/S
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