30m. Start right of Express Crack at the lowest point of the crag. Ascend the arete / rib to a small roof protecting a V groove above. Gain the groove (crux) and follow this to a small yew tree. Ascend the easier rib above to the top of the crag.

jgordon75 24/Sep/17 Lead O/S
with Sam Raphael, Aaron Brown
Hidden 02/Jul/17 Lead
Hidden 02/Jul/17 2nd O/S
Callum Smith 12/Jun/17 Lead O/S

Wet in some crucial places so felt quite stiff for HVS. First gear is quite high. Abbed off using tat on the spike, might need replacing soonish? Cycling adds to the adventure and speeds things up.

with Lucy
LucyDownham 12/Jun/17 2nd
LucyDownham 12/Jun/17 2nd
Alison Cairns 07/May/17 2nd

Definitely harder than the Clangers - quite a long way to the first gear and well awkward to gain the groove.

Rachel S 07/May/17 Lead O/S
with Alison
Seymore Butt 01/Nov/16 Lead
with Mark Gray
Hidden 18/Sep/16 2nd
MFB 21/Aug/16 Lead O/S
with MB
kellyb (velvet.mustard) 16/Aug/16 2nd

One awkward move!

bigglesbutcha 07/Aug/16 2nd rpt
with Elliot
Elliot King LC&CC 07/Aug/16 Lead O/S

Windy as hell felt OK for grade but wind was definitely Offputting!

with Tim Butcher
yarbles 31/Jul/16 Lead
with Jo
Blackthorn 31/Jul/16 2nd
with Ollie
Andy Chambers 03/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with Danijela Simanic
Peter Metcalfe 21/Jun/15 Lead

Smashing pitch but quite awkward in places. Laid-away on initial entry to groove.

with Garry Hall
Hidden 04/Jun/15 Lead
ajsburns 04/Apr/15 2nd

Found it hard work at first, got easier!

with Chris
LozM 20/Sep/14 2nd
with Rick Graham
Hidden 14/Sep/14 2nd rpt
timmsy 08/Sep/14 2nd

At bulge -long reach up and right to 2 crimps

martrin 17/Jul/14 Lead
with Sarah Kekus
tmawer 12/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Bram
BTphonehome 12/Jul/14 2nd O/S
with Tony
Rob Rocket 20/Jun/14 Lead O/S
NickJH 14/Jun/14 2nd O/S
with Steve W
Hidden ?/Jun/14 2nd
John Pickles ?/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Diane Alger
Martin Bennett 29/Sep/13 -
with AlanB
Nigel Coe 31/Aug/13 Lead
with Pete Kelly
robbo157 26/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Nick Clement 23/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with mandy clement
Martyn Nicholson 04/Jun/13 2nd

Climbed with Ed. HVS 5A as per new guidebook. Surprisingly clean for early in season

Ken Taylor 08/Aug/12 Lead O/S

It's worth HVS 5a

with Steve Livingstone
bigglesbutcha 20/Jul/12 Lead O/S

This is not VS 4b or 4C. It's a solid 5a, as per the guide book. Great route though.

with Paul Horabin, Swifty
steven 20/Jul/12 2nd
with Paul Horabin, Tim Butcher
williamsd79 20/May/12 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2012 2nd
Conan 01/Oct/11 2nd O/S

Bit of a sandbag if you are expecting a 4b crux. Certainly 5a

with Clare A
judith neaves 17/Aug/11 2nd
Shaw Brown 17/Aug/11 Lead

Gets HVS in the new guide book.

Hidden 17/Aug/11 Lead rpt
Hidden 20/Jun/11 2nd O/S
nakedave 20/Sep/09 2nd
Hidden ??/2008 -
Hidden ?/Aug/06 Lead
Shaw Brown 08/Jun/06 2nd

Better than it looks

with simon blythe
Hidden ?/Aug/05 2nd
MaNimal 10/Jun/04 Lead
with Piotr Juziuk
Hidden 14/Sep/03 Lead
Graham Iles 19/Aug/03 Solo
Hidden 01/Sep/02 2nd
Shaw Brown 25/Jun/02 Lead
with Craig
Hidden ?/Sep/00 -
babymoac 24/Aug/97 -
biggianthead 04/Nov/95 -
with HT
Rog Wilko ?/Apr/95 2nd

Hard crux, more like 5a

with Zoe Wilkinson
Hidden ?/May/92 Lead
Andy Say 02/Aug/88 Solo
Hammy 15/Mar/87 Lead
with Pete Smith
Hidden ?/Nov/85 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Sep/81 Solo
Hidden 13/Sep/81 Solo
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