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A hard classic with a stopper start. Climb up polished flake-cracks to meet the leftward trending diagonal crack. Finish pleasantly up this. © Rockfax

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Allan Austin Classics, Yorkshire Limestone top 50

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User Date Style Notes & Partners
henrygiles99 19 Sep 2nd
with Piers
with Piers
Hidden 26 Aug 2nd O/S
Hidden 26 Aug TR O/S
Mackinclimb 16 Jul Lead
kirstypallas 16 Jul 2nd
marky 13 Jul Lead
Hidden 13 Jul 2nd
CHADWICK64 30 Jun -
with Hugh Stewart
with Hugh Stewart
froglette 9 Jun 2nd
Kevin Cass 9 Jun Lead O/S
climbdevon 25 May -
Phil Scott 25 May 2nd O/S
with Josh Phipps
with Josh Phipps
KayMcD 19 May 2nd O/S
Andy Ovens - UKC and UKH 19 May Lead G/U Very polished. Fell on a nut at start, but after coming back down and working it out, I pushed on. Quite committing move to finish the crux. The rest of the climbing felt quite nice and simple
with KayMcD
Very polished. Fell on a nut at start, but after coming back down and working it out, I pushed on. Quite committing move to finish the crux. The rest of the climbing felt quite nice and simple
with KayMcD
sheelba 18 May Lead
with Andrena, Naomi
with Andrena, Naomi
JendeHoxar 27 Mar Lead O/S
with Anne
with Anne
RobertHucknall ?Mar 2nd
Christian Kuhlmann ?Mar Lead RP
Christian Kuhlmann ?Mar Lead RP
JGriffiths 16 Nov, 2018 2nd O/S
PaulJepson 16 Nov, 2018 2nd O/S Hard start!
Hard start!
danieleaston 16 Nov, 2018 Lead G/U Slipped off moving up over the jug. Lowered, then climbed up from there, no point in pulling ropes. Good gear throughout.
Slipped off moving up over the jug. Lowered, then climbed up from there, no point in pulling ropes. Good gear throughout.
Hidden 30 Sep, 2018 TR
ste 28 Sep, 2018 -
jackob 2 Sep, 2018 Lead O/S
buxtoncoffeelover 28 Aug, 2018 Lead Excellent moves, great holds & good gear throughout. Thoroughly enjoyed
Excellent moves, great holds & good gear throughout. Thoroughly enjoyed
smoreda 28 Aug, 2018 2nd
Hidden 28 Aug, 2018 Lead
Hidden 28 Aug, 2018 2nd
Linus Osorio 22 Jul, 2018 Lead
with O_carr
with O_carr
Hidden 22 Jul, 2018 2nd
Hidden 14 Jul, 2018 Solo O/S
Hidden 10 Jul, 2018 2nd
steveleahy 10 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S
Jon Read 5 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S
with Chris Jewell
with Chris Jewell
leaht1 2 Jul, 2018 2nd dog
with Rowan, Amy121
with Rowan, Amy121
Amy121 2 Jul, 2018 Lead
with leaht1
with leaht1
JHolland 24 Jun, 2018 2nd
Hidden 24 Jun, 2018 Lead
dan bulman 15 Jun, 2018 2nd O/S Strenuous initial moves.
Strenuous initial moves.
Longsufferingropeholder 15 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
with C May
with C May
Hidden 15 Jun, 2018 2nd O/S
topsyturvy 15 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
with Ian
with Ian
joe.91 7 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S Not worth the top 50 status
with Sophie
Not worth the top 50 status
with Sophie
ian d f 28 May, 2018 Lead O/S
markfromstoke 28 May, 2018 2nd
with ian d f
with ian d f
tc7118 12 May, 2018 2nd
mattwilk 6 May, 2018 Lead O/S Not sure why this gets 3 stars, awkward does not mean classic. Tricky and pretty unprotected start. Pretty terrible feet all the way up.
with Rowan
Not sure why this gets 3 stars, awkward does not mean classic. Tricky and pretty unprotected start. Pretty terrible feet all the way up.
with Rowan
andy gittins ?May, 2018 2nd
with Dave Scott-Maxwell
with Dave Scott-Maxwell
Kuba Lacina 31 Mar, 2018 2nd Hard! Tom made it look easy.
with tomlake
Hard! Tom made it look easy.
with tomlake
tomlake 31 Mar, 2018 Lead O/S
tobydunford 25 Oct, 2017 Solo O/S
climbwhenready 23 Sep, 2017 2nd dog
with Dan J
with Dan J
Hidden 13 Aug, 2017 Lead O/S
Will Hunt 13 Aug, 2017 2nd O/S
with Sean_J
with Sean_J
Jonathan Richardson 13 Aug, 2017 2nd O/S
Hanky 18 Jul, 2017 -
with KMClub
with KMClub
codan 18 Jul, 2017 Lead O/S
with Elaine, Dan, Jemma
with Elaine, Dan, Jemma
emc110502 9 Jul, 2017 2nd O/S Nice, steep.
with Crofty
Nice, steep.
with Crofty
Crofty 9 Jul, 2017 Lead O/S The start looked tough and with hard to place pro. Managed to climb up a bit and wiggle some good small wires in giving me the confidence to take it on. Very enjoyable climbing with a regain composure ledge after the thuggy start.
The start looked tough and with hard to place pro. Managed to climb up a bit and wiggle some good small wires in giving me the confidence to take it on. Very enjoyable climbing with a regain composure ledge after the thuggy start.
benclimbing 9 Jul, 2017 2nd O/S
Hidden 9 Jul, 2017 Lead O/S
judith neaves 2 Jul, 2017 2nd
Shaw Brown 2 Jul, 2017 Lead
samrad 2 Jul, 2017 Solo O/S
WillDoyle 20 Jun, 2017 Lead O/S
Hidden 18 Jun, 2017 Lead O/S
Hidden 18 Jun, 2017 Solo O/S
noshjewbold 4 Jun, 2017 Solo O/S
Vixie 28 May, 2017 2nd β
Climbster 28 May, 2017 Lead O/S
with Vixie
with Vixie
Unknownbiker 29 Apr, 2017 Lead
Vikki Bassek 29 Apr, 2017 2nd
George_Surf 26 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S another hard (slightly bold) start and easier above
another hard (slightly bold) start and easier above
Pinguville 18 Apr, 2017 2nd O/S stopper start indeed , took me ages to figure out , alright after that , nice climbing
stopper start indeed , took me ages to figure out , alright after that , nice climbing
beds74 15 Apr, 2017 -
with Mandy Bromelow, Kai Bromelow, Karl Bromelow, Craig Hartley
with Mandy Bromelow, Kai Bromelow, Karl Bromelow, Craig Hartley
Alex 74 8 Apr, 2017 2nd O/S
with hotfeet
with hotfeet
Hidden 8 Apr, 2017 2nd
hotfeet 8 Apr, 2017 -
Hidden ?Apr, 2017 -
Climbingspike ??, 2017 -
Dexter JW 24 Nov, 2016 2nd O/S
Danny Crump 24 Nov, 2016 Lead
with Dexter
with Dexter
Rob McGurk 22 Oct, 2016 Lead O/S Another fantastic classic.
with AliceJS
Another fantastic classic.
with AliceJS
AliceJS 22 Oct, 2016 2nd
Bethan May Davies 10 Sep, 2016 Lead
john lynch 10 Sep, 2016 Lead
with Richard Armour, mum, Bethan May Davies, rosie, mike lynch
with Richard Armour, mum, Bethan May Davies, rosie, mike lynch
Arty 10 Aug, 2016 Lead O/S
markalmack 26 Jun, 2016 Solo O/S
with will-i-am-old-as-fuck
with will-i-am-old-as-fuck
WB 26 Jun, 2016 Solo
Charlie Zephyr Booth 23 Jun, 2016 AltLd O/S
with martin broadhurst
with martin broadhurst
Caiti 19 Jun, 2016 2nd
lloydrees91 19 Jun, 2016 Lead
with Caiti
with Caiti
kyaizawa 22 May, 2016 Lead O/S
chris74 23 Apr, 2016 Lead O/S
with Chris. H
with Chris. H
Hidden 22 Apr, 2016 2nd dog
Scott Quinn 28 Feb, 2016 Solo O/S
Hidden ??, 2016 -
ned_85 29 Dec, 2015 Lead
with Scott Marc Berry
with Scott Marc Berry
K Farrell 3 Oct, 2015 2nd O/S Powerful moves to get hands onto top of flake!
with Rob, K Mckay
Powerful moves to get hands onto top of flake!
with Rob, K Mckay
K Mckay 3 Oct, 2015 2nd rpt
with Crazy Rob, K Farrell
with Crazy Rob, K Farrell
petern 19 Sep, 2015 2nd O/S
fuzzysheep01 19 Sep, 2015 Lead O/S
with petern
with petern
Ana Broad 30 Aug, 2015 TR
with Emgrant
with Emgrant
Hidden 30 Aug, 2015 2nd
SenzuBean 29 Aug, 2015 Lead O/S Got a good bit in before the hard pull, then pulled with might to get atop the flake - rested up and finished easily. A one move wonder - but if you stuff up that one move you'd be in trouble! :)
with Barry
Got a good bit in before the hard pull, then pulled with might to get atop the flake - rested up and finished easily. A one move wonder - but if you stuff up that one move you'd be in trouble! :)
with Barry
BarrySW19 29 Aug, 2015 2nd O/S Very tough move at the start. Had to go up and down a couple of times to work it out.
Very tough move at the start. Had to go up and down a couple of times to work it out.
Roget 1 Aug, 2015 Lead O/S
with robin, jim
with robin, jim
Roget 1 Aug, 2015 Solo rpt
with robin, jim
with robin, jim
Robin Nichols 1 Aug, 2015 2nd O/S
with Jim, Roget
with Jim, Roget
Wizzy 15 Jun, 2015 Lead O/S Easy after the start. 5b?
Easy after the start. 5b?
Phil Mercer 25 May, 2015 2nd O/S
John Brayshaw 25 May, 2015 Lead O/S
James_Kendal 21 Apr, 2015 2nd
with gav
with gav
gav 21 Apr, 2015 Lead O/S Made a mess of this. Twice placed gear that wobbled but I couldn't easily extract, filing placements with useless(?) metal. This meant once committed I was over-gripped and in the wrong frame of mind. Pulled through it anyway. Second half is easy. Probably easier for the tall.
Made a mess of this. Twice placed gear that wobbled but I couldn't easily extract, filing placements with useless(?) metal. This meant once committed I was over-gripped and in the wrong frame of mind. Pulled through it anyway. Second half is easy. Probably easier for the tall.
GPN 21 Apr, 2015 Lead
with Jeb, net
with Jeb, net
embob 18 Apr, 2015 Lead Slightly pumpy putting gear in after getting established on the flakes. Need to learn to relax on poor feet. Super route, start not as hard as I'd anticipated.
with alik b
Slightly pumpy putting gear in after getting established on the flakes. Need to learn to relax on poor feet. Super route, start not as hard as I'd anticipated.
with alik b
Hidden 18 Apr, 2015 2nd
tobyk 9 Apr, 2015 Lead O/S
with Emma Knights
with Emma Knights
Ramblin dave 21 Mar, 2015 2nd
with Paul B
with Paul B
Paul Baxter 21 Mar, 2015 Lead O/S
AnitaClimb 15 Mar, 2015 2nd
Hidden 15 Mar, 2015 2nd O/S
Matt Amos 15 Mar, 2015 Lead O/S
jedster1111 15 Mar, 2015 Lead
paulwaterhouse 12 Mar, 2015 Lead
with Ben Westwood
with Ben Westwood
Danny Crump 10 Mar, 2015 Lead
AnitaClimb 10 Mar, 2015 2nd dog
Ray Sparks 23 Aug, 2014 2nd
with beds74
with beds74
beds74 23 Aug, 2014 Lead
with Ray Sparks
with Ray Sparks
25mac06 9 Jul, 2014 TR
Gabe Oliver 5 Jul, 2014 Lead O/S
jcasey2436 21 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S
yorkshiresherpa 21 Jun, 2014 2nd O/S
JonLongshanks 18 Jun, 2014 TR O/S Rigging practice. busy crack on a hot day, Alex got fried! Good climb and jugs galore after the hard bit
with Alex Hill
Rigging practice. busy crack on a hot day, Alex got fried! Good climb and jugs galore after the hard bit
with Alex Hill
judith neaves 6 Jun, 2014 2nd
Shaw Brown 6 Jun, 2014 Lead
FarmerFred 19 May, 2014 TR O/S A lovely climb. So good, I abseiled down and repeated it. Will lead it next time
with Andy Haigh, JGreenwood
A lovely climb. So good, I abseiled down and repeated it. Will lead it next time
with Andy Haigh, JGreenwood
JGreenwood 19 May, 2014 TR
Hidden 14 May, 2014 2nd rpt
DaveThexton 28 Apr, 2014 Lead O/S
with Fiona Thexton
with Fiona Thexton
joeflan 9 Mar, 2014 Solo rpt
judith neaves ??, 2014 2nd
Ben Watts 24 Oct, 2013 TR O/S Climbed during RLT course
with Jim Longhorn
Climbed during RLT course
with Jim Longhorn
Hidden 5 Oct, 2013 Lead O/S
Small and weak ?Oct, 2013 2nd
freemanTom 14 Sep, 2013 2nd
with Jason Wood
with Jason Wood
stev1e.wilso 4 Aug, 2013 2nd dog
Unknownbiker 4 Aug, 2013 Lead
kato'sdad 1 Jul, 2013 Lead
with gareth seabourne, Jon Lewis
with gareth seabourne, Jon Lewis
Hidden 1 Jul, 2013 2nd
Hidden 29 Jun, 2013 Lead O/S
Saintly 1 Jun, 2013 -
with Em, stimpey
with Em, stimpey
eldre070 3 May, 2013 2nd dog Incredibly polished foot holds to get over initial bulge. Easy after that struggle.
with Tim faudemer
Incredibly polished foot holds to get over initial bulge. Easy after that struggle.
with Tim faudemer
timf 3 May, 2013 Lead
Bob M 2 May, 2013 2nd Very tough and poorly protected start. Given severe in the 1970s guide we were using, but more like solid HVS.
with riggy
Very tough and poorly protected start. Given severe in the 1970s guide we were using, but more like solid HVS.
with riggy
AmyA 13 Oct, 2012 2nd
BGoodman 13 Oct, 2012 Lead O/S
with AmyA
with AmyA
Clevelandclimber 19 Sep, 2012 2nd
Chris1234H 30 Aug, 2012 Lead O/S
shaunymac123 25 Jul, 2012 2nd O/S
jules1990 25 Jul, 2012 Lead O/S Soaking!
Soaking!
Calum Wadsworth 15 Jul, 2012 Lead O/S
with Ruairidh Wadsworth
with Ruairidh Wadsworth
markfairbank 15 Jul, 2012 Lead RP
with stoat
with stoat
farmerwad 15 Jul, 2012 TR dog
with S.O.C.
with S.O.C.
8fsheeh 15 Jul, 2012 TR
mcglenr25 1 Jun, 2012 Lead O/S SPA Assessment
with Emily Bridger
SPA Assessment
with Emily Bridger
Hidden 28 May, 2012 2nd O/S
joeflan 28 May, 2012 Lead O/S
stratandrew 12 May, 2012 2nd
with Colin Maddison
with Colin Maddison
Paul Tanner 12 May, 2012 2nd O/S Arran Led like a dog!!!
Arran Led like a dog!!!
Hidden 12 May, 2012 Lead O/S
Stone Idle ??, 2012 -
arrang ??, 2012 Lead O/S
Tom Keaveny 14 Nov, 2011 Lead O/S
egg-man 4 Sep, 2011 2nd
with Peter Loftus, Paul Randell
with Peter Loftus, Paul Randell
gw3285 3 Jul, 2011 Lead
augustus trout 3 Jul, 2011 2nd O/S
with gw3285
with gw3285
andy gittins ?Jun, 2011 Lead
Hidden 11 May, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 25 Apr, 2011 2nd O/S
Slaney 23 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S Didn't cause me any hassle this time - very nice climbing all the way
Didn't cause me any hassle this time - very nice climbing all the way
munki1971 23 Apr, 2011 2nd
with Slaney
with Slaney
Hidden 10 Apr, 2011 2nd dog
gcandlin 22 Jan, 2011 Lead O/S really quality route, the crux is low down getting over the bulge.
with Hussien
really quality route, the crux is low down getting over the bulge.
with Hussien
Hidden ??, 2011 -
FrankEd ??, 2011 -
Nigel Bond 12 Oct, 2010 2nd
with Dave Dewhurst, Anne Daykin, Bern Hardman
with Dave Dewhurst, Anne Daykin, Bern Hardman
design crisis 10 Oct, 2010 Lead
with Tom W
with Tom W
Hidden 2 Oct, 2010 Lead
PaulC 2 Oct, 2010 2nd
rockrat 30 Sep, 2010 Lead O/S
with Hemi!
with Hemi!
rockrat 30 Sep, 2010 2nd rpt
with Luke Armitage
with Luke Armitage
Hidden 30 Sep, 2010 2nd
Hidden 25 Sep, 2010 Lead O/S
joe_lancs 29 Aug, 2010 Lead O/S
Daniels735 24 Jul, 2010 Lead dog Very hard start. Polished and hard. 1 short fall onto very good protection.
with Chris Waters
Very hard start. Polished and hard. 1 short fall onto very good protection.
with Chris Waters
mikecollins 15 Jun, 2010 Lead O/S
with manmike
with manmike
Purple Roni 1 May, 2010 2nd
with Ian B
with Ian B
Hidden 1 May, 2010 2nd
flatnose ??, 2010 -
Cragbob ??, 2010 2nd
Ally Smith 17 Oct, 2009 Lead
with EmilyG
with EmilyG
Hidden 25 Jul, 2009 2nd O/S
petegunn 25 Jul, 2009 Lead
ollyroberts 27 Jun, 2009 2nd
with Jack00
with Jack00
Jack00 27 Jun, 2009 Lead O/S
with Olly and Joe
with Olly and Joe
jonnyboy 25 Apr, 2009 Lead
with tomB
with tomB
tomB 25 Apr, 2009 2nd O/S
Andrew1 12 Oct, 2008 Solo
Hammy 12 Jun, 2008 TR
with Gareth Walker
with Gareth Walker
Tom Phillips 18 May, 2008 Lead O/S
with Sharon
with Sharon
Booey 27 Jan, 2008 TR O/S
shaun stephens ??, 2008 -
with rob turner
with rob turner
Steve Perry ?Jul, 2007 2nd
with The Bilks
with The Bilks
Hidden 19 Jun, 2007 Lead O/S
DaveHK 28 Apr, 2007 Solo
northernneil ??, 2007 -
lithos 23 Sep, 2006 Lead doesn't go up the crack at all, pull up onto the flake (crux) then straight up !
with dave epstein
doesn't go up the crack at all, pull up onto the flake (crux) then straight up !
with dave epstein
Brown 15 Sep, 2006 Solo O/S
MeMeMe 6 Aug, 2006 2nd
with sandy
with sandy
debbien1 30 Jul, 2006 2nd O/S
with Robin
with Robin
Hidden 30 Jul, 2006 Lead O/S
chrishedgehog 23 Jun, 2006 Lead O/S
with Karl
with Karl
Kev Webster 7 Mar, 2006 Lead
Hidden 15 Oct, 2005 TR
Dave Westby 10 Aug, 2005 2nd
with Tony Hulme
with Tony Hulme
Hidden 3 May, 2005 Lead
Joez ?May, 2005 TR O/S
MazElden ??, 2005 Lead
Hidden 17 Jul, 2004 Lead O/S
Hidden 13 Oct, 2003 TR
malc 5 Oct, 2003 Lead O/S
shoulders 12 Jul, 2003 Lead Spa training
Spa training
Rog Wilko ?Apr, 2002 2nd Despite being upgraded from HS this is still top end of the grade. Not a route for the faint-hearted!
Despite being upgraded from HS this is still top end of the grade. Not a route for the faint-hearted!
Shaw Brown 2 Dec, 2001 Lead
with simon blythe
with simon blythe
Smudge03 28 Aug, 1999 TR O/S
Hidden 28 Aug, 1999 -
Sut 7 Jul, 1998 Lead
Hidden ??, 1998 Lead O/S
Hidden 25 Oct, 1997 2nd
tapley 30 Aug, 1997 2nd
with Simon Tapley
with Simon Tapley
Mick King 15 Jun, 1997 Lead rpt
with Karl Lunt
with Karl Lunt
nickdonohue 24 May, 1997 Lead
steve prior ?Apr, 1997 Lead
with Roz C
with Roz C
Hidden 22 Jun, 1996 Lead
Tim Bateman 22 Jul, 1995 Lead
Hidden 10 Jul, 1995 Solo O/S
Hidden 3 Jul, 1995 Lead
goshawk 2 Apr, 1995 Lead
with Jim Ashton
with Jim Ashton
ellie macpherson ?Mar, 1995 Lead
with Simon Hargreaves, Neil Macpherson, Graeme Jarvis
with Simon Hargreaves, Neil Macpherson, Graeme Jarvis
Hidden 10 Oct, 1994 2nd rpt
Hidden 13 Jul, 1994 Lead
Graham Booth 10 Jul, 1994 Lead O/S
Iain Thow 6 May, 1994 TR
with Rob Ivens
with Rob Ivens
Hidden 2 May, 1994 Lead rpt
leathers 27 Mar, 1994 Lead O/S
with Linda Mcleish
with Linda Mcleish
Mick King 24 May, 1993 2nd
with Steve Lavender, Steve Hill
with Steve Lavender, Steve Hill
Dave Musgrove 24 May, 1992 Lead O/S
with Rupert Wyard
with Rupert Wyard
Hidden 16 May, 1992 2nd
The Pulsing Motorik of Neu! 15 Sep, 1991 Lead rpt
with Sandra
with Sandra
The Pulsing Motorik of Neu! 14 Apr, 1991 Lead O/S
with Andy Dean
with Andy Dean
Mick King 1 Dec, 1990 Lead O/S
with Pete Hankinson
with Pete Hankinson
Hidden 14 Oct, 1990 2nd
Steve Crowe 22 Jul, 1990 Solo O/S
Marti999 ??, 1990 Lead O/S
with anthony
with anthony
jfletcher 10 May, 1989 Lead
Hidden 16 Apr, 1989 2nd
Brian Wilderspin 15 Apr, 1989 Lead O/S
with Pip Johnson
with Pip Johnson
jlury ??, 1989 -
Alan Scowcroft 2 Oct, 1988 Lead O/S
Neil McA 17 May, 1988 Solo rpt
Moses 4 Apr, 1988 Lead O/S
Hidden 18 Apr, 1987 Solo
Hidden ?Sep, 1986 2nd O/S
Andy Say 8 Jul, 1986 Lead
Pete Pozman 14 Jun, 1986 Lead O/S Hard Severe 4C when I did it.
with John Byrne
Hard Severe 4C when I did it.
with John Byrne
Hammy 10 Apr, 1986 Solo
Neil McA 30 Jun, 1983 Solo O/S
Hammy 25 Oct, 1981 Solo
Hidden 26 Jul, 1981 Lead O/S
Rick51 2 Oct, 1977 2nd
Nic Robinson ??, 1977 Solo β
Hidden 7 Mar, 1976 2nd
Hidden ??, 1975 Lead
Seymore Butt ??, 1970 -
Martin Bennett 7 Jul, 1966 -
with CJE
with CJE
Martin Bennett 26 Jun, 1965 -
with SGW
with SGW
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