Rockfax Description
14m. Superbly positioned climbing up the centre of the face then out to the dramatic, hanging right-hand arete. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
Start up the left hand end of the left face of the huge prow. Use a pocket to pull onto the face, then follow the obvious traverse (via a rather polished smear - crux) line to finish on big holds up the arete. Do it slowly to appreciate the exposure! 14m [P2]

Ticklists: The Complete Dolphin Collection, ARD Yorkshire Grit, Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs, The 3 star way to yorkshire gritstone's heaven, Rockfall Northern England top 50, The best the UK has to offer for mere mortals (apart from the lakes cos its always wet), The All New 3 Star Way to Yorkshire Gritstone Heaven..

Mike Todd 25/Jul Lead O/S
with Dick
Chazhoz99 31/May Lead O/S
mike fenwick 25/May Lead
with Jas Wood
FlavioL1989 25/May Solo O/S
samwillo 02/Sep/16 Solo
Rob Kelly 02/Sep/16 Solo O/S

Amazing! Big exposure on bigger jugs.

with KP, Ben Meeks, Marianne Lalli, Sam Williams
Climbster 05/Jun/16 Lead O/S
with Vick
Hidden 05/Jun/16 2nd β
JonF ?/Jun/16 Lead RP
with John Buckley
Hidden 20/May/16 Lead rpt
Hidden 14/Oct/15 Solo O/S
Goodstuff 23/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with Lloyd
Luke Jones 15/Jul/15 Lead rpt
ebf 12/Jul/15 2nd O/S

Lovely, as always.

with Claire Stringer
Wizzy 11/Jul/15 Solo O/S
JendeHoxar 10/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with George
fulton333 21/Jun/15 Lead
Hidden 30/May/15 Lead O/S
Becks87 25/May/15 2nd O/S
atom 25/May/15 Lead O/S

Beautifully exposed traverse and up to a great finish on the prow

MarikaB 07/May/15 Lead O/S
Sam Procter ??/2015 Lead
bantamdave 19/Aug/14 Lead O/S

Very plesant

with Ade
Luke Jones 30/Jul/14 Lead O/S
kkris 24/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Graham
Steve Waddell 02/Jul/14 Lead

Good route - wanted to hang around on the arete all day.

alias dave 02/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Jam_sandwich 05/May/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/May/14 2nd O/S
thelps ??/2014 2nd O/S
robertmctague ??/2014 Solo O/S

had to carry my chalk bag in my mouth because I forgot the strap.

Lloyders ??/2014 2nd
with Bones, Pete
metcalfe1990 ??/2014 Lead O/S
Nez ??/2014 -
Simonpeel 27/Aug/13 2nd O/S
garywalker147 11/Aug/13 Lead
with Mark Davies
jordan taylor 11/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Aug/13 Lead O/S
David_Gledson 22/Jul/13 Solo O/S
petekeron 16/Jul/13 Lead O/S
rob.grafton 11/Jul/13 2nd
with conor shepherd
Hidden 11/Jul/13 Lead
talldick 10/Jul/13 Lead O/S
pastep 10/Jul/13 2nd
with Woody
pebbles 10/Jul/13 Lead O/S

i led then ali led too on my gear

with ali
sn 09/Jul/13 2nd O/S
with Denise
Hidden 19/Jun/13 2nd rpt
Hidden 16/Jun/13 2nd
stev1e.wilso 12/Jun/13 2nd O/S
with Oliver Fulton
will9911 09/Jun/13 Lead O/S
lanky and weak 02/Jun/13 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/13 -
Oli Greg 22/May/13 2nd
with Chris B
maria85 16/May/13 2nd O/S
with Sarah, Jules
Compo 06/Apr/13 2nd O/S
with Gareth
Laramadness 12/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with RF
barryp08 08/Aug/12 2nd
Hidden 26/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Jul/12 2nd
Hidden 24/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Jun/12 2nd O/S
Dafydd Llywelyn 11/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with Lawrence Furse
Ewan Russell 10/Jun/12 2nd O/S
with laurence furst, Halla, Daffydd(LUUMC)
Graeme Hammond 26/May/12 Lead O/S

lovely :)

with Becky E
Becky E 26/May/12 2nd O/S
pie_eater_pete 22/May/12 Lead O/S
Helen Boothman 20/May/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 20/May/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/May/12 Solo O/S
bennidavies90 03/May/12 2nd
Tom Keaveny 05/Apr/12 2nd rpt
with Luke Harper
Hidden 25/Mar/12 Lead
pastep 01/Jan/12 Lead
with AnnekaW
AnnekaW 01/Jan/12 2nd
with Paul S
JonG ??/2012 -
Robin Fuller ??/2012 Solo
al jackson ?/Oct/11 Lead
Hidden 28/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Dave Warburton 28/Sep/11 Solo O/S
climbingpixie 21/Aug/11 Lead O/S

Brilliant route!

with Andy
Hidden 21/Aug/11 2nd O/S
bigbirdflying 14/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Conor
chrishedgehog 30/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Kieran Myles
Jimbo_28 24/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Spanner 23/Jul/11 2nd O/S
Mitch1990 23/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Verity
Hidden 27/Jun/11 Lead
Hidden 27/Jun/11 2nd
oldmanpete 24/Jun/11 -
Tom Keaveny 20/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Jun/11 Lead
John Brayshaw 07/Jun/11 Lead rpt
with Erica
erica 07/Jun/11 2nd
with John
Palindrome ?/Jun/11 2nd
ollyroberts 22/Mar/11 Solo O/S
Jack00 22/Mar/11 Solo O/S
with Olly
kitch22 22/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Mitch1990 28/Feb/11 Solo
PAJames ??/2011 -
Anta Misina 13/Oct/10 Lead
pastep 05/Sep/10 Lead
with Mick
Jimbo_28 02/Sep/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 15/Aug/10 Lead rpt
Hidden 15/Aug/10 2nd O/S
farmus21 02/Aug/10 Lead

Nice. Fun stuff.

with Will Eccles
Vikki Bassek 27/Jul/10 TR rpt
with Keith Roberts
Hidden 28/Jun/10 Solo O/S
mountain man ed 24/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Dave Foster 04/Jun/10 2nd O/S
with Andy
Vikki Bassek 02/Jun/10 TR O/S
Andrew Wilson 02/Jun/10 2nd O/S
with Martin Roberts
kitkat78 02/Jun/10 2nd O/S
with SteveM
Eleanor 02/Jun/10 TR β
SteveM 02/Jun/10 Lead
with Kat
djmarko75 ?/Jun/10 Lead O/S
monkeyman79 23/May/10 Lead O/S
with Mark Pitt
Hidden 22/May/10 Lead O/S
bencole ?/May/10 Lead O/S
with Andy
phillipjohnson 27/Apr/10 Lead O/S
jimorothy 01/Oct/09 Lead

Fine. Kat upside down traverse swing was novel...

with Rory McKeating, Rachel Crolla
zebster 20/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Rick, Adam
adamwesthead 20/Aug/09 2nd O/S


with Forshaw, Zeb
Hidden 11/Aug/09 Lead O/S
karly54 06/Aug/09 Lead O/S
rosieposie 06/Aug/09 2nd
with Karl
Hidden 03/Aug/09 2nd
Booey 14/Jul/09 TR O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/09 2nd
Mattyk 30/May/09 Lead O/S

Really nice, climbed quite high on it i think for the traverse.

with Jamie Moss & Matt Evans
mje1398 30/May/09 2nd
with Matt K + Jamie M
Bainbridge 26/Apr/09 2nd O/S
peewee2008 26/Apr/09 Lead O/S
ianburton 22/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Apr/09 Lead O/S
bridget143 29/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Mike Pike
fast eddie ??/2009 2nd O/S

Bit run out

RM199 ??/2009 -
Seymore Butt ??/2009 -
Hidden ??/2009 -
vertical worm ??/2009 Lead O/S
DKaye 01/Nov/08 Lead O/S
with Sean Jacobs, Will Hunt
Will Hunt 01/Nov/08 2nd O/S
with Duncan Kaye, Sean Jacobs
AndyMay 23/Jul/08 2nd dog

Took three big swings trying to clear the overhang!!

with Richard Hannam
Hidden 23/Jul/08 Lead O/S
sdi 26/May/08 Lead O/S

It was flipping windy. Nearly got blown off. Nearly got frozen fingers. Nearly got my helmet blown off while belaying at the top...etc. A tactical retreat to Baildon was made.

with Paul A
Joemanglerocks 26/May/08 2nd
with RedFox
Martin Bennett 15/May/08 -
with Terry Rob, Ali
Trobbo 15/May/08 2nd
with Ali Welsh
PaulHermes 11/May/08 -
with VCC
jak.kelly 06/May/08 Lead O/S
Dave Lacey 06/May/08 2nd rpt
Hidden ??/2008 Lead O/S
Sean_J ??/2008 Solo O/S
Peter Smith ??/2008 -
Simon Perry 15/Oct/07 Lead O/S
with Hannah Buckland
leighjepson ?/Aug/07 Lead
with Alison Dawson
Hidden ??/2007 Sent
petekeron ??/2007 Lead O/S
with Jonathan Burgess
Hidden 28/Aug/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/Jul/06 Solo O/S
clive-greenwood 24/Jul/06 Lead
with Anna
Anna Horrox 24/Jul/06 2nd
Hidden 15/Jul/06 2nd
KeithW 29/Jun/06 Lead O/S

Dropped a cam but otherwise good lead

with Dax
Dax H 28/Jun/06 2nd O/S
with Keith
shaun walby 11/Jun/06 Lead O/S

worth the 3 stars...excellent

with Phil West
Phil West 11/Jun/06 2nd O/S
with Shaun Walby
alaan 14/May/06 Solo O/S
drytonewaller ?/May/06 Lead O/S

Had to climb it before it got dark. I prefer a bit more protection but I have done it now and am glad to say so

with Nigel
jim robertson ??/2006 -
Nick Beckett ??/2006 Lead
with various
Chris Ellis 09/Jul/05 2nd
with Dan Morgan
lithos ?/Jul/05 Lead O/S
with YAC
Hidden ?/Jul/05 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Apr/05 Lead O/S
Smelly Fox ?/Aug/04 Solo O/S
Hidden 02/May/04 Lead O/S
djking1983 11/Apr/04 Lead
Stone Muppet ??/2004 -
Hidden 26/Jul/03 Solo
jsw1 09/Jul/03 2nd
Hidden ?/Jun/02 Lead O/S
Mark Davies PK ?/May/02 Lead O/S
with Fiend
Hidden 01/Apr/02 Lead
Hidden ?/Dec/01 -
Paul Clarke ??/2000 Lead
Hidden ??/1999 Lead
Hidden ?/May/98 Lead O/S
nai ??/1997 Solo
nickdonohue 20/Aug/95 Lead
Andy Say 15/Jun/94 Solo
Charlie Staincliffe ?/Feb/94 Lead O/S
Martin Bennett 06/Jul/93 -
with MT
crossleysm ??/1993 Solo O/S
Mick King 30/Jun/92 Solo
Roget 15/Sep/91 Lead O/S
with Jonathan T
whispering nic ?/Apr/91 Solo
Dave Musgrove 18/Mar/90 Lead
with David, Jim Worthington
Tom V ??/1990 -
duncan ??/1988 Solo O/S
babymoac ??/1987 Lead
with MTW
RichardMc 13/Jul/86 2nd
with Dave Langmead
Pete Pozman 16/Jun/86 Lead O/S

Wrote that it was harder than Tiger Traverse at the time

with Mark Gray
Bullybones ??/1985 Lead
andybirtwistle 16/May/82 -
with Ian D Birtwistle
John Brayshaw 15/May/81 Lead O/S
with Shaun
Hidden ??/1979 Lead
Hidden 15/Aug/76 Solo
oldmanofmow ??/1973 -

Great route. Top roped and lead it. Dave also lead it

Dave Musgrove 13/Nov/71 Lead
with Dennis Gray
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