Rockfax Description
The groove and steep crack has good holds and runners. © Rockfax

Hidden 28/Dec/17 Lead O/S
cragtyke 26/Nov/17 Lead
with Nik
Hidden 12/Nov/17 Solo rpt
Mike505 05/Nov/17 Solo O/S
Hidden 28/Oct/17 Solo
Hidden 15/Oct/17 2nd
Hidden 24/Jun/17 Lead O/S
philmitch 11/Jun/17 Lead O/S
philmitch 11/Jun/17 Lead O/S
pawel suhy 11/Jun/17 Lead rpt
BillyR 09/Jun/17 Lead O/S
with Loch
chrisbrown2050 01/Jun/17 Lead O/S
with Tom PCC
tombartlett 01/Jun/17 2nd O/S
charley 28/May/17 Lead rpt
with Lisa
Ravenonthewire 07/May/17 Solo O/S
keith hal 18/Apr/17 2nd
with Shaun
abi.k.l 13/Apr/17 2nd
ClimbingKieren 13/Apr/17 2nd O/S
with abi.k.l
David Kay 13/Apr/17 Lead O/S
JTiners 08/Apr/17 Lead O/S
with Ash
JTiners 08/Apr/17 Lead O/S
with Ash
andork123 08/Apr/17 Lead O/S

found this a very enjoyable warm up :)

Shaun C ?/Apr/17 Lead O/S
with Keith
Damo Grimley 24/Mar/17 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Mar/17 Lead rpt
slab_happy 23/Mar/17 2nd
with Hilary
SandyJJS 26/Feb/17 Lead O/S
with Sidney
Sid Sherborne 26/Feb/17 2nd O/S
the power 31/Dec/16 Solo
with neil, rob
dr_botnik 31/Dec/16 Solo
Ardo 31/Dec/16 Solo rpt
the power 22/Dec/16 Solo
Hidden 09/Dec/16 Lead
slab_happy 29/Nov/16 2nd
Hidden 29/Nov/16 2nd
buxtoncoffeelover 29/Nov/16 Lead

Nicely old-fashioned

amccann 30/Oct/16 Solo O/S
Carl 26/Sep/16 Lead O/S
with Rob S
The Screaming Finn 26/Sep/16 2nd O/S
with CarlWH
teamvix 18/Sep/16 2nd
with Dad
mjackson 10/Sep/16 Lead O/S
adawson 21/Aug/16 Lead O/S
with Matt Hill
Amy Drayton 31/Jul/16 Lead O/S

my first trad lead

with Mutombi
ImogenC 03/Jun/16 Lead O/S
Hooo 23/Apr/16 2nd O/S
with Rich B
Jack Whiteley 10/Apr/16 Lead O/S
with Dave Knight
Ron 03/Apr/16 Lead O/S
with Steve A
Jules Lane 25/Mar/16 Lead O/S


with Amy W
JonathanJones 25/Mar/16 Lead O/S

Climbed with bro, Frances and Lauren. Frances's first climb!

with Chris Jones, LaurenD
PEccleston 06/Mar/16 Lead
with Rob Peterson, Catherine Easdon
Hidden 06/Mar/16 Lead
Ashley King 06/Mar/16 2nd

Joes first lead in a while, a bit awkward in places with some fun holds, did good job and all gear placements were good. Would describe as S rather than VD, a good one to get back into outdoor climbing again.

with Peter, Joe
rosso 06/Mar/16 TR O/S
with Joe, Ash
the power 03/Mar/16 Solo
with rob
Robrossmills 20/Feb/16 Lead O/S

Very wet

Hidden 20/Feb/16 2nd
the power 05/Feb/16 Solo
Ardo 05/Feb/16 Solo O/S
the power 30/Jan/16 Solo
dr_botnik 29/Dec/15 Solo rpt
the power 29/Dec/15 Lead
with rob
joemallia 23/Dec/15 2nd O/S
craig.england1 21/Dec/15 2nd O/S
the power 07/Dec/15 -
with Billy
Paul Hy 22/Nov/15 Lead O/S
with Ed E
Eddiedmundson 22/Nov/15 2nd O/S
with Paul Hy
MikeDowsett 21/Nov/15 2nd
the power 21/Nov/15 Solo
jshields 21/Nov/15 Lead
the power 20/Nov/15 -
with neil, rob
RyanR 25/Oct/15 Lead
mikestr555 25/Oct/15 2nd
Hidden 11/Oct/15 Solo
Hog Dog 04/Oct/15 Lead O/S
with Claire Nichols
Michael Bortoluzzi 04/Oct/15 2nd O/S
with Steve Hobbs (WCC)
Hidden 13/Sep/15 Solo
Mikethe boar 31/Aug/15 Solo
cpoad 18/Jul/15 2nd rpt
with Clare F
1176gws 18/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with Rob hayes
the power 07/Jul/15 Solo rpt
with rob
dr_botnik 07/Jul/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 06/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Jamie Brown 06/Jun/15 2nd O/S
Luke Jones 06/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with LMC
SDM 30/May/15 Lead O/S

Tried to do Jelly Baby but ended up on the wrong side of the arete. Can't remember placing any gear, may have soloed it with a rope.

with Michael
Hidden 30/May/15 Lead O/S
Paul1 17/May/15 Lead
with Nicole
col3 17/May/15 2nd O/S

Some tough sections in middle and at top. S in guide

with Paul
Phil West 16/May/15 Lead O/S
with Chris Tan
cpoad 16/May/15 Lead rpt
with Clare F
MusicalMountaineer 10/May/15 Lead O/S
gGor 02/May/15 Lead O/S
with Malcolm Watts
Tony Ryland 27/Apr/15 2nd
with Andrew Lodge
Andrew Lodge 27/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Bob, Tony
Hidden 23/Apr/15 Lead
Lukem6 13/Apr/15 2nd O/S

S 4a

bethy 13/Apr/15 Lead O/S
Jenny Monkey 13/Apr/15 Lead O/S

definitely harder if you start up the left of the block and finish up the short crack at the top. No hands rest on a tree!!!

Hidden 21/Mar/15 Lead O/S
Jimbo C 07/Mar/15 2nd

Awkward fun

with Jon
Hidden 07/Mar/15 Lead O/S
Aline 07/Mar/15 Lead
pawel suhy 07/Mar/15 2nd O/S
with Krzysiek PCC, Aline
Hidden 27/Feb/15 Solo
the power 21/Feb/15 Solo
the power 06/Feb/15 Solo
the power 10/Jan/15 Solo
Hidden 13/Dec/14 Lead O/S
lee1234 13/Dec/14 2nd O/S
Tim Harper 06/Dec/14 2nd O/S
Jlewis01 06/Dec/14 Lead O/S
Retro Rowan 06/Dec/14 Lead O/S
with Ben Palmer
TobyA 26/Oct/14 Solo O/S
Durkules 19/Oct/14 2nd
stevelismore 19/Oct/14 2nd O/S
with John PCC
Hidden 16/Aug/14 Lead
Desi Gillespie 16/Aug/14 2nd
with Sophie Foxen
vix 09/Aug/14 2nd
with Lorna
charley 03/Aug/14 Solo rpt
Capricorn One 03/Aug/14 2nd
with Charlotte Ellis
Somerset swede basher 30/Jun/14 Solo O/S
climbingfoetus 15/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Roget 01/Jun/14 Solo O/S
with robin
Serena Lambre 20/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with alooker
Hidden 13/Apr/14 Lead
nmott 13/Apr/14 TR
with Ana
timreynolds 13/Apr/14 2nd
with Ian
Marktrin 13/Apr/14 2nd
Hidden 12/Apr/14 2nd
JakeWShaw 08/Apr/14 Solo rpt

Apparently I've done this before, news to me!

mattgrange 15/Mar/14 Lead
skittles 15/Mar/14 Lead O/S
terragait 15/Mar/14 2nd
tomparrott 15/Mar/14 Lead
with Rob
Ejminee 09/Mar/14 2nd
LovelyMrTom 09/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Ramblin dave 09/Mar/14 Lead
with Alison
Hidden 09/Mar/14 Solo O/S
rooftops ?/Mar/14 Lead
marzi 28/Feb/14 Lead

severe in rockfax

with caroline hill
Hidden 11/Jan/14 Lead rpt
Simon Caldwell 11/Jan/14 2nd rpt
with Carmen
Hidden 17/Dec/13 Lead
leeds_belle 01/Dec/13 Lead O/S
maumau 16/Nov/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Oct/13 2nd O/S
tomdadom 06/Oct/13 Lead
with ChrisP
cpoad 06/Oct/13 Lead rpt
with Tom A
tom.dodo 29/Sep/13 Lead O/S

Rockfax Eastern Grit lists it as Severe 4a

with John
yorkshiresherpa 29/Sep/13 2nd O/S
with Tommaso D'Odorico
birbeck 02/Sep/13 Lead
Mike Soulby 01/Sep/13 2nd rpt
scott.hill 01/Sep/13 Lead O/S
BeckyPayne 01/Sep/13 2nd
with Steve Knowles, Alan
daveeverin 01/Sep/13 Lead
with Gaz Hiner
Hidden 31/Aug/13 2nd O/S
JCookie 25/Aug/13 Lead
with Richard Plater
RiPomc 25/Aug/13 2nd
scoth 18/Jul/13 Lead O/S
mky77 02/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Anna Morris 02/Jun/13 2nd O/S
kcollender 25/May/13 Lead
TimG 25/May/13 2nd O/S
aking12 19/May/13 Lead O/S
RosieLynch 19/May/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 12/May/13 2nd
sam26051 27/Apr/13 Lead
with Andy Fry
andyfry 27/Apr/13 2nd
stephen Rowley 20/Apr/13 Lead
with Marc Colbeck
Hidden 14/Apr/13 Lead O/S
MarkCunnington 07/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Shaun Egglestone, Nicholas Lokuciewski
pete1993 07/Apr/13 2nd O/S
JP78 07/Apr/13 Lead
Hidden 07/Apr/13 Lead
DavidPC 04/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Tom Davies
scoth ??/2013 -
cem 02/Dec/12 Solo rpt
Sam Clarke 01/Dec/12 Lead O/S
annak 01/Dec/12 2nd
alp79 ?/Dec/12 Lead
Hidden 30/Nov/12 2nd
AlexFletcher 10/Nov/12 2nd
with Nadine Fecht
fechtn 10/Nov/12 Lead
deacondeacon 29/Oct/12 Solo O/S
Peter Foster 27/Oct/12 2nd O/S
with Ben White
Hidden 27/Oct/12 Lead O/S
Marcus B 27/Oct/12 Lead
Hidden 21/Oct/12 Lead O/S
EllieWoods 29/Sep/12 2nd O/S
with Ben S
MBano 29/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Eike
Eike 29/Sep/12 2nd
with Matt
mikestr555 29/Sep/12 Lead

it's S4a in eastern grit which is about right

Alfuller18 20/Sep/12 2nd
Hidden 20/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Strachan 20/Sep/12 2nd β
Hidden 12/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Jul/12 2nd O/S
Dafydd Llywelyn 24/Jun/12 Solo O/S
Voltemands 17/Jun/12 Lead O/S
franhammond92 28/May/12 Solo
AlexxelA 22/May/12 Lead O/S

Enjoyable jams and nice crack at the top.

with Sarah
BethanWhite 13/May/12 Lead
with Chris Williams
Hedley 12/May/12 2nd O/S
aldred 12/May/12 Lead O/S
pboniface 12/May/12 2nd O/S
John O'Donnell 06/May/12 2nd O/S
with Hazel Stevens
simon1985 14/Apr/12 Lead
Jessicahicklin 14/Apr/12 2nd
nameless_rob 11/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with Johanna
Hidden 11/Apr/12 2nd
Kirill 06/Apr/12 2nd O/S
Paul Baxter 06/Apr/12 Lead
with Kirill
staceyjg 01/Apr/12 2nd O/S

Showing as S 4a in old eastern grit

with Becky
goddamm7 24/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with karen hallam
JakeWShaw 16/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Nick
Nick1812P 16/Mar/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 11/Mar/12 Solo O/S
althesin 05/Mar/12 Lead O/S
schristophersmith 03/Mar/12 2nd O/S
armouredego 25/Feb/12 2nd O/S
with Peter Elliott, Tom Parsons
kestrelspl 18/Feb/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Jan/12 Lead O/S
fatbuoybazza 27/Nov/11 Lead O/S
stafford101 05/Nov/11 TR
JonnoP 30/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Pompey 30/Oct/11 2nd
with JP
Hidden 30/Oct/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 30/Oct/11 Lead
TRFrost 02/Oct/11 Solo O/S
np134 02/Oct/11 Solo
Brannock 03/Sep/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 28/Aug/11 2nd
ElBarto 07/Aug/11 Lead O/S

I'd say this is a S 4a, not a VDiff.

Luke_G 24/Jul/11 2nd O/S

Meandered onto the E2 on the right half way up - makes for a nice variation

Danny Crump 24/Jul/11 Lead
Hidden 24/Jul/11 TR O/S
monkeytash 17/Jul/11 Lead O/S

In the rain...

Richard2106 13/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Jul/11 2nd O/S
NinaB 13/Jul/11 Lead
with Kim
Hidden 25/May/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 22/May/11 Lead
Palmer 15/May/11 Lead
Simon Caldwell 15/May/11 Lead O/S

Severe in Rockfax but VDiff is about right. A very good route.

with Carmen
alaan 23/Apr/11 Solo
IamJam 20/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Ronan Kearnan
RKernan 20/Apr/11 2nd
Rintygold 20/Apr/11 2nd O/S
with Gerald Donnelly
si_green99 17/Apr/11 TR
with Greg Spicer
Hidden 03/Apr/11 Solo O/S
BethanWhite 19/Mar/11 2nd
with Cathryn Birch
Jake Young 01/Mar/11 Solo O/S
climbingrev 14/Feb/11 Lead O/S

Nice climb, lovely setting. Pretty cold though (frozen hands just about thawed out!). Good gear and 1/2 interesting moves)

beccafrench 04/Feb/11 2nd
Hidden 12/Dec/10 2nd rpt
Jim Malo 27/Nov/10 2nd β
Mikael 27/Nov/10 Lead
Hidden 27/Nov/10 TR β
Hidden 14/Nov/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 06/Nov/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 30/Oct/10 2nd
kfv 29/Oct/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Oct/10 Lead O/S
Graeme Hammond 26/Sep/10 Solo O/S
pmurdy 24/Sep/10 Lead O/S

Given S in guidebook

Gallant 24/Sep/10 2nd O/S
nick ferro 18/Sep/10 -
Hidden 08/Aug/10 Lead
Hidden 03/Jul/10 2nd O/S
pr1984 03/Jul/10 Lead O/S

Feels more like the S 4a grade it's given in Eastern Grit. Starting the boulder direct adds a bit...

newvena 29/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with ben
Hidden 15/May/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 15/May/10 Lead O/S
Harri777 15/May/10 2nd
with Naomi
helios 25/Apr/10 Lead

Had to ab off to retrieve a piece of gear after it started to rain.

with Chloe Raphael
mattparratt 25/Apr/10 2nd
Hidden 11/Apr/10 Lead O/S
abs3 11/Apr/10 2nd
with mathew
Hidden 27/Mar/10 2nd
Tithe Technique 14/Mar/10 2nd
with Steve Fletcher, Angela Paul, Charley
valentinesbabe 14/Mar/10 2nd O/S
charley 14/Mar/10 Lead O/S
chumleywarner 14/Mar/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 07/Mar/10 2nd
kel1989 13/Feb/10 2nd O/S
with Interview
Hidden 23/Jan/10 Lead
ladymuck 23/Jan/10 2nd
with Lucy Loewenthal, Mike Pollitt
thekendo 23/Jan/10 Lead O/S
with david plews
jolyon.cohen 23/Jan/10 Lead
Hidden 23/Jan/10 Lead O/S
MJP 23/Jan/10 Lead O/S
with Kim Ashworth, Lucy Loewenthal
davidwright 23/Jan/10 2nd rpt
Hidden ??/2010 -
Hidden 18/Oct/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Oct/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 13/Sep/09 2nd O/S
g_quaglia ?/Sep/09 Lead O/S
peggy_on_the_rocks 29/Aug/09 2nd β

practiced lead

Hidden ?/Aug/09 Lead O/S
greg robertson 19/Jun/09 2nd
with StevePr
StevePr 19/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Greg
arctic_jen 02/Jun/09 2nd
with Rich
graphiclunarkid 02/Jun/09 Lead O/S
andybuckley 30/May/09 Solo
Hidden 03/May/09 2nd
duzinga 19/Apr/09 2nd O/S
with Katie
Katie Marshall 18/Apr/09 Lead
with Tuze
stewart murray 15/Apr/09 Lead
stewart murray 15/Apr/09 Lead
Adam1973 15/Apr/09 2nd rpt
HannyHancock 08/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Mar/09 2nd O/S
Ketu 15/Feb/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Jan/09 2nd
davidwright 24/Jan/09 Lead O/S
with Sam
Hidden 09/Jan/09 2nd
adam carless 07/Dec/08 2nd rpt
with Dan and Kate
victim of mathematics 07/Dec/08 Solo O/S
practicalcat 07/Dec/08 2nd
with dmpuk
dpmUK 07/Dec/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Dec/08 Lead O/S
Jim Malo 06/Dec/08 Lead O/S
Mountain Llama 26/Oct/08 Lead
with Andy P
Adderbury Climber 21/Oct/08 2nd O/S
trigger118 21/Oct/08 Lead O/S
mintcake 19/Oct/08 2nd
with Chrissy
sopaz 18/Oct/08 2nd
Hidden 27/Sep/08 Lead
Hidden 27/Sep/08 Lead
Hidden 27/Sep/08 2nd
howlingbaboon 26/Sep/08 Solo O/S
howlingbaboon 26/Sep/08 Solo O/S
daviesp2 30/Aug/08 Lead
with Adam
Adam1973 30/Aug/08 2nd O/S
dhthomson 31/Jul/08 2nd
PeteH 31/Jul/08 Lead O/S

In the pouring rain!

wil_perry 19/Apr/08 -
with matt and lencka
Mike Soulby 03/Apr/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 23/Mar/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Mar/08 Lead O/S
Goody 09/Mar/08 Lead O/S
with Liz Dobson
bigbobbyking 01/Mar/08 2nd
Hidden ?/Mar/08 Lead
kitkat78 02/Feb/08 Lead
with SteveM
SteveM 02/Feb/08 2nd rpt
with Kat
Hidden 27/Jan/08 Lead O/S
Fat Tim 27/Jan/08 Lead O/S
with Helen Batey
tom169 27/Jan/08 2nd O/S
Hidden 27/Jan/08 Lead
cem 06/Jan/08 Solo O/S
Hannah Moulton ??/2008 -
ruthonbike ??/2008 Lead O/S
with Kieran
sstanier 10/Nov/07 Lead O/S
with Sam Clarke
Sam Clarke 10/Nov/07 2nd O/S
with Sam Stanier
Hidden 26/Oct/07 2nd
tobydunford 24/Oct/07 Solo O/S
MikeLeeds 13/Oct/07 Lead O/S
with Mira Slavova
Hidden 13/Oct/07 2nd O/S
SteveM 13/Oct/07 Lead rpt
with Paul & Bruce
cpoad 28/Aug/07 2nd O/S
with Clare F
Hidden 22/Aug/07 Lead
frankcp87 07/Jun/07 Lead O/S

It says S 4a in the book...

with marccb6
Panda 20/May/07 Lead
CharlieC 29/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with James
james.f.williamson 29/Apr/07 2nd
Hodge 23/Apr/07 2nd
with Craig
stevo smith 04/Apr/07 Solo O/S
Nicos 27/Feb/07 Solo O/S
with dan woolnough
gethin_allen ??/2007 Lead
Oddjob 17/Dec/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Dec/06 Lead
Hidden 15/Oct/06 Solo O/S
snowcat 17/Sep/06 2nd O/S
with Colin Beechey
DerwentDiluted 09/May/06 Lead
with Laurie Smith
jimbobimbo ?/Apr/06 Lead O/S
with Gro
Hidden 20/Jan/06 Lead rpt
Hidden 17/Mar/04 2nd
adam carless ??/2004 2nd rpt
with Pali, Stefan
SteveM 27/Apr/03 Lead
with Bekhs
SteveM 22/Feb/03 2nd
with Tobs
Hidden 17/Nov/01 Solo O/S
99bolivar 20/Dec/99 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Dec/99 Lead
Rog Wilko ?/Jan/99 Lead
with Debbie Wilkinson
David Qualtrough 09/May/98 -
goi.ashmore 08/May/95 Solo O/S
kato'sdad ?/Apr/95 Lead
with Bear Sports
roncaves 14/Oct/90 Lead
IanHazzard 11/Aug/90 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/May/90 Solo
Andy Say 31/May/87 Solo O/S
Rob Davies 12/Apr/87 Solo
charlesmfrench 27/Feb/83 Solo O/S
Hidden 16/Jun/79 Solo O/S
Nigel Bond 30/Mar/78 Lead
with Tony Cuddy
mikej 27/Oct/74 Solo
Hidden 28/May/74 Lead
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