Takes the wall and shallow groove 5m right of the prominant overhanging crackline of Fossil.
The start is very fingery and powerful whilst the upper groove eases, but is still tough and sequency. Luckily there is a good shakeout at half height.

The in-situ wire is now badly frayed. Do not rely on it to keep you off the ground!

Hidden 26/Nov/17 Lead RP
Max Lowry 03/Nov/17 Lead O/S

First 7c onsight after doing first 8a+ :) :)

cornishben 18/Oct/17 Lead RP

First go this evening after various debacles on last couple of visits. Used the pocket out R on the start but not the big sloper above it.

Hidden 01/Aug/17 Lead RP
ArrMcC 13/Jul/17 Lead RP

No problems today! First 7c... mega route!

ArrMcC 09/Jul/17 Lead dog

Fell trying to clip the chains!

with Chloe
Hidden 21/May/17 Lead dnf
blaza1 06/May/17 Lead RP

Start was easier than i was expecting and the top was harder

Hugobristol 06/May/17 Lead dog

Really good route, felt so much better than last time! did the boulder, but failed to finish the route!

with blaza1
gazhbo 26/Apr/17 Lead RP
Hidden 23/Apr/17 Lead dog
Tom Corras 13/Apr/17 Lead RP
with Anna, jacobjohncharles
james n 22/Jan/17 Lead dog

Thankfully the frayed nut now has a bolt just underneath it. Going to need stronger fingers and better beta for this to go clean.

with Lisa P
ArrMcC ??/2017 Lead dog


sam.sam.sam.ferguson 28/Nov/16 Lead RP

In a day. Took a few goes. The wire is badly worn and needs removing/replacing. Great line really enjoyed it with a sweet mono!

with Elliot, Ben J, Sue hazel
Hugobristol 26/Nov/16 Lead dog

Really tough start! Would be really keen to try and get some beta for the start as the rest was great- although that frayed nut means i think ill go elsewhere!

with EC
Hidden 30/Oct/16 Lead RP
anthony henry 25/Sep/16 Lead RP

nice drop knee move for the left hand crimp early on. pretty steady climbing there after

with kel
tom106 25/Sep/16 Lead RP
with Ant
JKinsella 10/Aug/16 Lead RP

Third session after fall from last move last time. Slight beta improvements and use of removable knee pad helped. Felt fine today as these things always do. Think it's the hardest of the 7cs I've done.

Kris suriyo 07/Aug/16 Lead RP

Great route.

with Paul
Beefy Bert ?/Aug/16 Lead RP
just one more 22/Jul/16 Lead dog

Well spanked!

with will909
tommccluskey 17/Jul/16 Lead RP
with Jess
chrisscutt 03/Jul/16 Lead RP
with ant
Pippa 28/May/16 Lead RP
with Jacob
Chubbard 04/May/16 Lead dog

3 tries. Did all the moves :)

with Tomar
Chubbard 02/May/16 Lead dog
with Tomar
tskelhon ?/May/16 Lead RP
JackMac 19/Mar/16 Lead RP

Finally came back and completed this when fresh. An excellent technical route, very sustained from the early rest all the way to the chains.

with Tomar
JackMac 14/Mar/16 Lead dog
Wise ??/2016 -
lawsy_boy1 01/Nov/15 Lead
JackMac 01/Nov/15 Lead dog

Bah so frustrating...Found some tall person beta for the crux and lead clean straight to 1m shy of the lower off - then pumped out and fell off on the easiest section of the route!!!

with James
JackMac 11/Oct/15 Lead dnf

Repeatedly failed to make the (V6?) crux from the ground up. Might go when fresh or may need to HTFU and get stronger...

Cassidy 13/Sep/15 Lead O/S
DrGav 08/Aug/15 TR dnf

More effort needed

with Luke
JPGR ?/Aug/15 Lead
brices 28/Jul/15 Lead rpt

training burn

with Olly
Hidden 14/Jul/15 Lead RP
afrosam 05/Jul/15 Lead RP
Trisha Murphy 05/Jul/15 TR
with Marina
Hidden 22/Mar/15 Lead RP
JM 22/Mar/15 Lead RP
with Anna Reiners
afrosam 01/Mar/15 Lead dog
samjenner ??/2015 Lead RP
brices 30/Nov/14 Lead RP

Retro flash then a second training lap

derico 30/Nov/14 Lead RP

Quality team send with Jonny and Ross. Much nicer than it looks!

with Jonny
quiffhanger 30/Nov/14 Lead RP

3rd go. Would have been second without the distraction of Si's crazy beta.

Hidden 29/Nov/14 Lead RP
hankyc 18/Sep/14 Lead dog

will be back for this!! first session not too far off

Rosea Day 06/Sep/14 Lead RP

first lead

Hidden 02/Sep/14 Lead dog
Jon_Warner 04/Aug/14 Lead dog

Monononono.. and the start is hard.

with Jenni
LucasHarazin 04/Aug/14 Lead RP
Jon_Warner 30/Jul/14 TR dog

All moves sorted.

Jon_Warner 29/Jul/14 Lead dnf

Unlocked the start sequence....

LucasHarazin 27/Jul/14 Lead dog
Dave-Westlake 20/Jul/14 Lead RP

Great route. One work go then red-pointed.

Hidden 16/Jul/14 Lead RP
rubben 25/May/14 Lead RP

2nd go, fluffed beginning on onsight

Garrouli 16/May/14 Lead RP
with Jak
Bristoldave 03/May/14 Lead RP

Slightly dubious clipping at top as was stood on rope. Decided to move on and not do it again

with aaron, douglas
lukehodson 15/Mar/14 TR dog

Had heard this was soft (people missing the hard moves at the end of the boulder prob by going out right?), but actually found it pretty hard. Took a while to work out the boulder start but eventually did this through to the rest, then from the rest to the top. Wasn't getting that much back on the rest and the top is very droppable...

shoulders 08/Mar/14 TR dog
Hidden 01/Mar/14 Lead RP
Hidden 23/Feb/14 Lead dog
oliverpcain ??/2014 Lead RP
Tommyads ??/2014 -

First time in awhile that I've enjoyed redpointing something :)

Cailean Harker ??/2014 -
DorsetGareth 18/Sep/13 Lead RP

Third session

DorsetGareth 08/Sep/13 TR dog

Linked a few bits together.

Dan Savory 01/Sep/13 Lead RP

Took a couple of sessions to learn the tricky bottom and top sections and dial the moves. Went surprisingly smoothly in the end. Some great sequences.

with Dan Webber, Jason Parker
Jack_F 14/Aug/13 Lead rpt

Took a few goes to remember the moves but felt not to bad in the end

pezzerrr 12/Aug/13 Lead RP
Ellis Butler-Barker 11/Aug/13 Lead RP
with Adam
Keendan 24/Jun/13 Lead dog

Fell on the last move. 7c-in-a-day is taking longer than it should! Apologies to all the worried tourists at my angered screaming.

tobydunford 04/Jun/13 Lead RP
with Oli
Hidden 02/Jun/13 Lead dog
Mike Goldthorp 23/May/13 Lead RP

Nice line, tried it a few times a couple of weeks ago but must have been tired cos it went down really smoothly this time.

with Andy
tobydunford 16/May/13 Lead dog
with Tomar
Hidden 05/May/13 Lead RP
richiebongo 04/Feb/13 Lead RP

Had 3-4 sessions over the last year on it and got it 2nd redpoint. First 7c in UK. Brilliant!

with Nick Smith, Jon Didymus
Hidden 21/Jul/12 Lead dog
Fuzzface93 28/Jun/12 Lead RP

3rd go over two days. Mad hanging as well. Started singing eye of the tiger half way up

Jon_Warner 27/Jun/12 Lead dog

Meh. thought it was rubbish. but it was wet.

with Jenni
Hidden 25/Jun/12 2nd dog
tombeasley 24/Jun/12 Lead dog

looking forward to not being ill and ticking this

tombeasley 17/Jun/12 TR dog

got all the moves just need to get it done

Hidden 17/Jun/12 2nd dog
valecoastclimber 14/Apr/12 Lead RP
Tris.w 08/Mar/12 Lead RP

Second go. Should have flashed. probably 7b+

with sash.c
Hidden 08/Mar/12 Lead RP
Hidden 05/Mar/12 Lead dnf
Szymon Dziukiewicz ??/2012 -
ericinbristol ??/2012 TR dnf
3 Names 30/Nov/11 TR dnf
with Nick
Hidden 30/Nov/11 TR dnf
AJM 09/Sep/11 Lead RP

First 7c! 3 evenings, 1 day, then second red point of the second day. 9th red point in the end. Unlike most people I found a fairly steady way of doing the start, most of my falls were from by the chains. Whilst it's a popular route to slate I thought it had excellent moves on it, nicely sustained and thoroughly enjoyable.

bigie bob 07/Sep/11 Lead RP
Chubbard 01/Sep/11 TR dog

Totally debilitating. Some progress.

with AJM
Wendy 21/Aug/11 Lead RP

Hard start. Not too bad when you have it all sorted out! Was very surprised to get it yesterday :)

Hidden 15/Aug/11 Lead RP
Tomar 11/Aug/11 Lead RP

Bring it on!! First 7c. About 6 sessions over a month. Woodies at TCA and daily core exercises eventually paid off. Brutal crux just kept getting easier every session.

with Harry
Ramon Marin 31/Jul/11 Lead RP
with ciaran tracey
James Marshall 25/Jul/11 Lead RP

would be a nice softish 7b+ without the horrid, hard start.

Tomar 12/Jul/11 Lead dog

1st time on a 7c. To my surprise I found I can do all the moves.

with James Barrow
billb ?/Jul/11 Lead
BenNorman 30/Jun/11 Lead RP

Absolutely cruised today, need to try something harder, great route!

BenNorman 11/Jun/11 Lead dog

Fell off 3rd last move off the bulge three times before discovering massive hidden pocket and continuing to fall off there a further 2 times fiddling with the pocket, idiot! Not even that bad.

PeterDawson 14/May/11 Lead RP
Hidden 26/Mar/11 Lead dog
Hidden 26/Mar/11 Lead
Chubbard 12/Feb/11 TR dog

top bit is baffling

with AJM
Steve Winslow ?/Jan/11 -
tom harrison ??/2011 -
Luke Dawson 02/Oct/10 Lead RP

easy once you know where to put ur feet not my style still did it on my first day

brices 04/Sep/10 Lead RP

first 7c whoop

grey wolf 15/Aug/10 Lead RP

worked on t/r then climbed first go. nice climbing on pockets

Dan Jenkin 12/Aug/10 Lead RP

Sequence of powerful, bouldery moves going direct past the 1st bolt (the big pinch out on the right i don't think can be in at this grade), then great climbing to the top on surprisingly good holds.

BenNorman 21/Jun/10 Lead dog

Done in three parts but first boulder problem to the good holds! Also a right hand flake has broken off on the upper wall creating a second crux that is probably harder than the first, worth an upgrade? Must be harder!

Hidden 15/Apr/10 Lead RP
trev_f 11/Apr/10 TR dog
with Mick Ward, Bungle
Hidden ?/Apr/10 Lead RP
Paul Robertson 02/Mar/10 Lead dog
Tom Heslam ??/2010 Lead RP
with Rosea
richsmithinbristol ??/2010 Lead RP

2nd RP. Fell off at the belay first time!

Paul Robertson 17/Oct/09 Lead

Not dogged, but not quite a redpoint as I grabbed the quickdraw in the belay.

with Oli
Paul Robertson 10/Sep/09 Lead dog

Couldn't do the start, but linked it from the 2nd bolt to the top.

with BPM
steve_yo ?/Sep/09 Lead RP
eddieclimb 19/Apr/09 Lead RP

Hard start but steady afterwards - steadily get more and more pumped that is...

Paul Robertson 16/Apr/09 Lead dog
with Peter Shepherd
Billg 05/Apr/09 Lead RP
with James Kauntze
Paul Robertson 24/Mar/09 Lead dog
Paul Robertson 22/Mar/09 Lead dog

Found a sequence for the start. Just need to put it all together

with Woody
Paul Robertson 18/Mar/09 Lead dog
westyb3 ?/Mar/09 Lead
_m.cox_ ?/Oct/08 Lead RP
marric ?/Sep/06 Lead O/S
with Andy Sharp
Ally Smith ?/Jul/06 Lead dog

flash to last move

Paz 22/Mar/06 Lead dog
with AS
guy xavier percival 13/Jan/06 Lead RP
with paul
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