Rockfax Description
Excellent. Climb the centre of the buttress passing through the conspicuous shallow notch (the bull's horns) to below the capping roof. Finish left or right over this. © Rockfax

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List.

Kimmie 17/Sep/17 Lead
with robhunt
DenzelLN 31/Aug/17 Lead dog

Took a rest on the rope, committing move over the bull horns, never a HS.

radddogg 31/Aug/17 2nd rpt
Hidden 13/Aug/17 Lead
ChrisH.19 15/Jun/17 2nd
with Allan , Ken L
BTphonehome 01/Jun/17 Solo O/S
Treeking82 ?/May/17 Lead O/S
with Mikey Webster
radddogg 20/Apr/17 Lead rpt

Got it clean this time. Easy.

with robhunt
Hidden 18/Apr/17 Lead O/S
Scott Langford ??/2017 Lead O/S
Marti999 06/Nov/16 Lead O/S
with Debbie
Rachel Wrigley 31/Jul/16 2nd
AdamFreeman 31/Jul/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Jun/16 TR
dan_o_b 27/Apr/16 2nd O/S
Nafclimbsrocks 27/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with Maf
radddogg 04/Aug/15 Lead dog

Very polished so there are some tough moves on the slab. Also difficult to protect. After the bull horns are the holds are slopers, high friction but slopers. Then the final pull through the overlap is steep and on slopers. Total sandbag. I had a mini epic and had to sidestep to edge of slab to relieve pump before continuing. Good but hard for the grade. Logged as a dog due to the sidestep but no falls or rests on the rope.

with Martin Hollowood
Lesley Smith 25/Jun/15 2nd O/S
Dave Richards 30/Apr/15 2nd rpt
with Tom Rodgers
bantamdave 23/Apr/15 2nd rpt
with Gary
philgillespie 06/Feb/15 Lead
IanVB 13/Jun/14 2nd RP
bantamdave 27/May/14 2nd O/S
with Simon
The Norris 26/May/14 Lead O/S
with Gem
ajeakins 18/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Charlie
Derek Robinson 16/Apr/14 TR dnf
Mark Collins 16/Apr/14 TR O/S
with Derek Robinson
mevanssmith 13/Apr/14 2nd
JM0rrison 13/Apr/14 Lead O/S
stratandrew 21/Aug/13 2nd
Stuart Hurworth 21/Aug/13 Lead dnf

Found it very bold and polished, didn't have the beans to just go for it! Probably could have pulled it off if I did!

with Manchester Climbing Club
Hidden 01/Jun/13 Lead
Hidden 01/Jun/13 2nd
colin milton 30/May/13 Solo dnf
ChrisH.19 02/May/13 2nd dog
sjbrook 30/Apr/13 2nd rpt
with Dave Richards, PMC
Dave Richards 30/Apr/13 Lead rpt

Was testing 4 years ago, went without fuss this time. Good crimpy holds when you find them.

with sjbrook
Hidden 20/Apr/13 2nd
Hidden 16/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Donald Kelly 16/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with Andy PMC
sjbrook 28/Mar/12 Lead O/S


with Olivia
erbridger 04/Feb/12 Lead
John Green 02/Sep/11 TR
with Rob Ronson
AndyFunnell 09/Jul/11 Lead
with Skinny
Hidden 09/Jul/11 2nd
rockman 28/Jun/11 Lead O/S

Good climb. Short on gear and bold through the horns. Quite polished lower down. High in the grade imo.

with Peter B
jsw1 19/Jun/11 TR
jom 19/Jun/11 TR

Tested my finger strength to the max!

eccyamigo 06/May/11 2nd
with Milo Dog
milodog 06/May/11 Lead
Owdham 01/May/11 Lead dnf

Nice Climbing untill 1/2 way, that it becomes very friable and "dirty". Went off route to the left. One to return to, to conquor.

dk247 01/May/11 2nd

Way tougher route

with Owdham
joe.91 20/Apr/11 Lead O/S

Even more polished then some of the classics on Stanage

munki1971 19/Apr/11 Lead O/S
simonward 16/Apr/11 Lead O/S
pie_eater_pete 03/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Niall
Hidden 01/Nov/10 TR
Shad 04/Jul/10 2nd
Bernie Wylde 04/Jul/10 Lead
with shad, sp
Steve J P 04/Jul/10 2nd
with BW
colinw 22/Jun/10 Lead O/S

great route

with Tina
slarty 15/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Chris
goldfish_boy 15/Jun/10 2nd O/S

Enjoyed it - a couple of foot holds which look positive but are actually polished like glass.

with Craig
markw 07/Mar/10 2nd O/S
with Dan
dpmUK 07/Mar/10 2nd dog

Had tried to lead and never found the correct sequence. No problems on top rope once it had been pointed out to me - rested on rope to try to retrieve a very stuck piece of gear.

with markw
Lunar25 ??/2010 Solo
Hidden ??/2010 Lead O/S
Dave Richards 17/Oct/09 Lead O/S
with Ruth Ramsdale
carl_123 12/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with chris
cjphillips 12/Sep/09 2nd
Hidden 24/May/09 Lead O/S
aldred 02/May/09 Lead O/S

Found a couple of interesting moves, bit polished, and took a direct exit (no harder than the rest of the route)

Michelle Piper 02/May/09 2nd dog
pboniface 02/May/09 2nd O/S
ellpeecee 22/Apr/09 2nd O/S
with Blake Jackson
Hidden ?/Oct/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 13/Sep/08 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Sep/08 2nd
cas smerdon 28/Jul/08 2nd
with john wheeler
wheelo 28/Jul/08 Lead
with cas
Simon Holden (LCandCC) 24/Jul/08 Lead O/S
with Murray
kennypkuk 06/Jun/08 2nd O/S
with Brian Leonard
FrankW 20/May/08 TR O/S
with Steve Graham
dread-i 01/Aug/07 Lead O/S
with dave m.
Carl Smethurst 31/Jul/07 Solo O/S
execlimber 04/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with J Rutter
Hidden 02/Jun/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Jun/07 2nd O/S
Rampikino 24/May/07 Lead
with Cat
Hidden ??/2007 AltLd O/S
Timothy Greenhalgh 15/Oct/06 Lead O/S
with Chico
Hidden 03/Jul/06 2nd
Darryl M ??/2006 AltLd O/S
with Neil Constantine
climbingchica ?/Jun/05 2nd
Hidden ?/May/05 Lead
Hidden 02/Mar/03 2nd β
Owdham 14/Feb/02 TR O/S

An extremely enjoyable climb. Quite easy upto half height, then becomes a little more difficult. No real problems though.

with Matt Scott, Nudge, Girtch
innesmac ??/1998 -
Hidden 01/Aug/94 Lead
Mick King 01/Jul/93 Lead
with Steve Hill
tapley 28/Aug/91 Lead
Roget 15/Apr/90 Solo O/S
with chris jones, jim
jlancashire ??/1990 -
goi.ashmore 17/Sep/88 Solo O/S
oldmanofmow ?/Nov/73 TR

CM meet

Derek Ryden ??/1973 Lead O/S
Paul Clarke ??/1970 AltLd
with FMC
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