Rockfax Description
14m. A fine climb up a good line. The bottom of the groove is blank, so hand traverse in from the left and pull into the main groove. Continue, passing a ledge to the final corner-crack.
The Direct Start is a problematic but short lived V2 (6a). © Rockfax

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User Date Style Notes & Partners
manmike 29 Aug -
Hidden 29 Aug -
MJTheobald97 18 Aug Lead O/S Nice handrail at the start but that's all there is too it
Nice handrail at the start but that's all there is too it
iainsanderson 18 Aug 2nd
Hidden 8 Aug Lead
DFrank 8 Aug 2nd A classic o the crag
A classic o the crag
Fraser hill-casey 23 Jul Solo O/S
thetradlad 30 Jun 2nd O/S
with Huw James
with Huw James
kitP 28 Jun 2nd rpt
with AndyC
with AndyC
hetheringtom 30 Mar Lead
SEDaniels 30 Mar 2nd O/S
sam_gibbon3 30 Jul, 2018 2nd O/S
with DFrank
with DFrank
DFrank 30 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S
tobydunford 26 Jul, 2018 Solo O/S
with Kirsty Kerr
with Kirsty Kerr
merski 13 Jul, 2018 Lead
with John McEvoy
with John McEvoy
Rib1356 5 Jul, 2018 Solo O/S Quick solo on the way back. The hand traverse at the start is great fun.
Quick solo on the way back. The hand traverse at the start is great fun.
Moody Loner 2 Jul, 2018 2nd
Andysomething 29 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S No time for hanging about on the traverse!
with Bruce Perry
No time for hanging about on the traverse!
with Bruce Perry
dewieh 25 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S Really weird and awkward start on the sharp traverse and was a bit worried until I got my first gear in but felt strong from then on
with jtwigg
Really weird and awkward start on the sharp traverse and was a bit worried until I got my first gear in but felt strong from then on
with jtwigg
jtwigg 25 Jun, 2018 2nd O/S
Aaron Duke 24 Jun, 2018 Lead rpt
Aaron Duke 10 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S Managed to get it done before the rain came in, enjoyable hand traverse well worth calling in for
Managed to get it done before the rain came in, enjoyable hand traverse well worth calling in for
mikecollins 23 May, 2018 Lead
with manmike
with manmike
manmike 23 May, 2018 2nd rpt More lichen than usual and very dank in the corners.
More lichen than usual and very dank in the corners.
Hidden 15 May, 2018 2nd
Graeme Hammond 15 May, 2018 Solo O/S
with The Famous Grouse
with The Famous Grouse
SarahA275 15 May, 2018 Lead
Anti-faff 3 May, 2018 -
with El Presidente
with El Presidente
Hidden 7 Jul, 2017 Lead O/S
petegunn 7 Jul, 2017 2nd
Anti-faff 26 Jun, 2017 Lead rpt
with Mike
with Mike
kitP 20 Jun, 2017 2nd O/S
with AndyC
with AndyC
Teappleby 18 Jun, 2017 Solo O/S
Jake Young 18 Jun, 2017 Solo O/S
Anti-faff 9 May, 2017 2nd
with Roger, Nick
with Roger, Nick
Roget 21 Aug, 2016 Solo O/S
manmike 10 Aug, 2016 -
mikecollins 10 Aug, 2016 Lead rpt
with manmike
with manmike
GeorgiePorgie1 6 Aug, 2016 Lead O/S Awesome climb. Two stars well deserved!
Awesome climb. Two stars well deserved!
Andrew Knight 19 Jul, 2016 Lead O/S
maumau 25 Jun, 2016 Lead O/S
glaramara 25 Jun, 2016 2nd
with Mau mau
with Mau mau
jongled 9 May, 2016 2nd O/S
with Rory Woods
with Rory Woods
Georgie25 16 Jul, 2015 Lead
manmike 10 Jun, 2015 Lead rpt
Hidden 10 Jun, 2015 Solo O/S
Ste Ridd 10 Jun, 2015 2nd
with manmike
with manmike
mikecollins 10 Jun, 2015 Solo
Hidden 3 Jun, 2015 Lead O/S
amccann 10 Sep, 2014 Solo O/S
Hidden 2 Sep, 2014 2nd
David Stevens 22 Jul, 2014 Lead O/S
Georgie25 22 Jul, 2014 2nd
lcullum7 21 Jun, 2014 2nd O/S
jennifer.hack 12 Jun, 2014 2nd O/S
with Alex Mathie
with Alex Mathie
alexm198 12 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S Top section in a pretty minging state, perhaps top end HS today.
with Jen Hack
Top section in a pretty minging state, perhaps top end HS today.
with Jen Hack
robertmctague ??, 2014 Solo O/S
manmike 7 Aug, 2013 -
Ste Ridd 7 Aug, 2013 AltLd
with manmike
with manmike
Jimmy1976 23 Jul, 2013 Lead rpt
with Simonj
with Simonj
Simonj 23 Jul, 2013 2nd O/S
with jim
with jim
Tom Smith 20 Jul, 2013 2nd O/S
Will Smith 20 Jul, 2013 Lead rpt
with Tom
with Tom
KevB 19 Jul, 2013 Lead
with Steve K
with Steve K
Anne Fairbank 19 Jun, 2013 2nd
markfairbank 19 Jun, 2013 Lead rpt
jonnysims 18 Jun, 2013 2nd
with Matt Bello
with Matt Bello
Matthew Ferrier 9 Jun, 2013 Solo O/S With the direct start. Felt pretty exposed on the top part.
With the direct start. Felt pretty exposed on the top part.
Puma 4 Jun, 2013 2nd
RagingPuffin 4 Jun, 2013 Solo O/S
Jamie Brown 4 Jun, 2013 Lead O/S
with Puma
with Puma
freemanTom 29 May, 2012 Lead
with Dave Everitt CMC
with Dave Everitt CMC
riven 27 May, 2012 Lead O/S
with Jack Emmerson
with Jack Emmerson
Kate Dibb ?May, 2012 2nd
jemmerson5 ?May, 2012 2nd
guisboro andy ??, 2012 -
Sam Marks 4 Sep, 2011 Solo O/S down climbed from three quarter height after tidal wave came from water fall and almost knocked me off into three spotting mackerels :)
down climbed from three quarter height after tidal wave came from water fall and almost knocked me off into three spotting mackerels :)
Climbster 31 Jul, 2011 Lead O/S
Bloke on a Rope 31 Jul, 2011 2nd β
flo78 28 Jul, 2011 2nd O/S Mildly moist climb due to low lying cloud
Mildly moist climb due to low lying cloud
Keith Swainson 27 Jul, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 14 Jul, 2011 Solo O/S
Will Smith 12 Jul, 2011 2nd rpt
with lithos
with lithos
lithos 12 Jul, 2011 Lead nice traverse in and good climbing out ..
nice traverse in and good climbing out ..
ablackett 29 Jun, 2011 2nd
with Andy Wallace
with Andy Wallace
phleppy 29 Apr, 2011 Lead β
rosieposey14 19 Apr, 2011 2nd
benjaminireland 19 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
NaomiHart 5 Sep, 2010 Lead O/S
with Ursula
with Ursula
Jimmy1976 2 Sep, 2010 Lead rpt
with Simonj
with Simonj
Simonj 2 Sep, 2010 2nd O/S
with jim
with jim
Hidden 11 Jul, 2010 AltLd rpt
Hidden 3 Jul, 2010 Lead
Ste Ridd 30 Jun, 2010 AltLd
Hidden 22 Jun, 2010 Lead O/S
dan stead ?Jun, 2010 Lead
with Chris
with Chris
bencole ?Jun, 2010 Lead O/S
with Andy
with Andy
barney800 22 May, 2010 2nd
with johnjshaw, Katherine Shaw
with johnjshaw, Katherine Shaw
Hidden ??, 2010 -
Hidden 13 Sep, 2009 Lead O/S
craigruddock 6 Sep, 2009 Solo O/S
mikecollins 6 Sep, 2009 Solo O/S
Simonj 13 Aug, 2009 2nd
with james and andrew
with james and andrew
Hidden 13 Aug, 2009 Lead
the_keef 12 Aug, 2009 2nd O/S
mikecollins 30 Jun, 2009 Lead O/S
with manmike
with manmike
johnjb 3 Jun, 2009 2nd dog Almost made it on the monkey traverse but fell off at the last and swung upside down. Got back up with a leg-up and then made a gruelling ascent of the nose on a tight rope.
Almost made it on the monkey traverse but fell off at the last and swung upside down. Got back up with a leg-up and then made a gruelling ascent of the nose on a tight rope.
Mountain Llama 3 Jun, 2009 Lead
with Prof
with Prof
Jimmy1976 2 Jun, 2009 Lead O/S
with Gordon
with Gordon
Hidden ?Jun, 2009 2nd
abreen 24 May, 2009 Lead O/S
JonathanJones 24 May, 2009 2nd O/S Pumpy start.
with abreen
Pumpy start.
with abreen
Hidden 22 Apr, 2009 Lead
Calum Wadsworth ??, 2009 Lead O/S
Mattyk 27 Jul, 2008 Solo via direct start
via direct start
Hidden 27 Jul, 2008 Lead
Hidden 25 Jul, 2008 Lead
heather.deane 25 Jul, 2008 2nd O/S
with Andy
with Andy
Hidden 16 Jul, 2008 Lead O/S
Hidden 16 Jul, 2008 2nd
Franco Cookson OLD 1 Jul, 2008 Solo O/S
Dave Warburton 1 Jul, 2008 Solo O/S
with CMC Meet / Franco Cookson
with CMC Meet / Franco Cookson
gilldando 25 May, 2008 2nd O/S NIce top section but yet again well stiff for the grade, there is not a chance in hell I could have hand traversed in, if that is HS I am Lord Lucan, had to aid up the nasty start- proper hard!!!
with Mike
NIce top section but yet again well stiff for the grade, there is not a chance in hell I could have hand traversed in, if that is HS I am Lord Lucan, had to aid up the nasty start- proper hard!!!
with Mike
Simon Caldwell 20 May, 2008 Lead Still faffed placing gear, but kept climbing afterwards. A bit of an anticlimax after the first section, the rest is much easier.
with Lemming
Still faffed placing gear, but kept climbing afterwards. A bit of an anticlimax after the first section, the rest is much easier.
with Lemming
pebbles 20 May, 2008 Lead a rare example of a route that is easier for the small - the hand traverse is pure pleasure if you are little and light.
with pete evans and andrew
a rare example of a route that is easier for the small - the hand traverse is pure pleasure if you are little and light.
with pete evans and andrew
Em66 3 May, 2008 Lead O/S
with Mat, Jack
with Mat, Jack
jak165 3 May, 2008 2nd
with Emily and Mat
with Emily and Mat
Franco Cookson ??, 2008 -
Hidden 3 Oct, 2007 2nd
Ste Ridd 3 Oct, 2007 Lead
Adam1973 7 Aug, 2007 2nd O/S
with philnorv
with philnorv
Simon Caldwell 7 Aug, 2007 Lead dnf Did the traverse 4 times, jumping off each time, after which I was too pumped to continue. Moral - just do it instead of faffing about trying to place gear!
with Lemming
Did the traverse 4 times, jumping off each time, after which I was too pumped to continue. Moral - just do it instead of faffing about trying to place gear!
with Lemming
Hidden 3 Aug, 2007 2nd
Ste Ridd 3 Aug, 2007 Lead
Ste Ridd 28 Jul, 2007 2nd
with G.Carlill
with G.Carlill
Will Smith 3 Jun, 2007 2nd O/S Tried leading to begin with. I managed the hand traverse 4 times but by the time I'd faffed around getting a nut in at the end, I had to jump off before I could get any further. Managed it ok on second, so next time I'll try leading it without the faffing.
Tried leading to begin with. I managed the hand traverse 4 times but by the time I'd faffed around getting a nut in at the end, I had to jump off before I could get any further. Managed it ok on second, so next time I'll try leading it without the faffing.
JBGee 23 May, 2007 2nd O/S Didn't think I would be able to do the hand traverse!
with SOC
Didn't think I would be able to do the hand traverse!
with SOC
Brown 4 Sep, 2006 Solo O/S
jason ?Jun, 2006 Lead
with manmike
with manmike
stewart murray ??, 2006 Lead
duncana 8 Aug, 2005 2nd Also pretty tough
with Pippa Archer
Also pretty tough
with Pippa Archer
manmike ?Jul, 2003 Lead O/S
with jon
with jon
Small and weak ?Aug, 2002 Solo
Hidden 30 Aug, 2000 Lead
kickaha4 30 Aug, 2000 2nd
with karly54
with karly54
beaumap ??, 1997 -
with various
with various
rob.grafton 28 Mar, 1993 2nd
with Bruce
with Bruce
Steve Crowe 8 May, 1991 Lead O/S
with karin
with karin
Hidden 26 Jul, 1988 Lead
cenotaphcorner 21 May, 1972 Solo O/S
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