Rockfax Description
A steep and direct line that has some interesting moves. Start at the base of the red stained corner.
1) 5a, 28m. Climb to the overhang and pass it using a crack. Continue up the steep cracks above to a ledge in the gully.
2) 4c, 18m. Move up onto a block and climb the steep wall above it to a ledge. Move left, and then climb to the summit of the pinnacle. Abseil off. © Rockfax

Ticklists: West Country Climbs.

Reevinator 29/Aug/17 2nd RP

More Like HVS 5a. Step out onto overhang is not too bad, the crack provides good protection all the way up, but the holds are very sharp crystals and requires a bit of jamming. The section above the overhang is quiet airy and shreds the hands. Quite a challenge removing the gear as well. Not VS

with Walshyboy
Hidden 09/Jul/17 Lead O/S
Alice Thompson ?/Jul/17 2nd O/S
chrismadar 11/Jun/16 AltLd O/S

First pitch definitely didn't feel HVS, very long and pumpy. Definitely worth HVS.

kateharborne 11/Jun/16 AltLd O/S
manbat 13/Oct/15 Lead dog

Chose this to warm up on! Fell from the corner crack below the final roof of P1. Basically had my feet all wrong and meant I couldn't get any good jams in the crack. Had a major gear faff as I went back up. Just a little higher there's a huge jug beneath the roof, and the rest of the pitch is easy. Despite falling, this is a cracking bit of climbing, and thoroughly recommended, but given the sustained difficulty this is definitely HVS. P2 is no push over, with some thoughtful moves to move up, and then left on the steeper than expected wall.

with Luke Randall
daxtari 18/Jun/15 AltLd O/S
Wendy Watthews 16/Jun/15 AltLd O/S

Luke led p1 felt a little stiff for the grade but very well protected, I lead p2 and abbed of some dubious tat from the top the route could do with a new mallion

with Luke
lukegorman 16/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Kirill 05/Apr/15 Lead β
cem 05/Apr/15 2nd rpt
Slick 05/Oct/13 2nd

Possibly the hardest VS I've ever done!

Monkey_Alan 25/Aug/13 Lead O/S

Escaped leftwards at the top of the crack. Nice steep wall on P2.

Guy Lowndes 25/Aug/13 2nd
with alan Blanchflower
Brian H 17/Mar/13 Lead rpt
whiteexplorer 08/Sep/12 2nd dog

could have possibly cleaned this if on a top rope but burned out while trying to remove some cams that had walked into their cracks,was so engrossed in the climbing that at one moment when i was right on my limit with my hands slipping on a exposed layback that i forgot i was on a rope and thought i was about to take my last fall ,started to hyperventilate ,had to wedge knees and arms into the crack and calm myself down.

with Dilwat
Joemanglerocks 08/Sep/12 Lead

P1 only

with Baz
Sarah Welsh 08/Sep/12 2nd O/S
with Nick Donohue
TommyC 08/Sep/12 2nd dog

Much harder than It's neighbouring route "Nothing much"

with Andy SDMC
Dilwat 08/Sep/12 Lead rpt

clean this time. Still hard though.

with Tom M
Hidden 08/Sep/12 2nd dog
nickdonohue ?/Sep/12 Lead

superb climbing, hard for VS, very sustained

with Sarah Welsh
simonhammond1966 05/Aug/12 Lead O/S

Sustained after the first roof, best to keep moving. Climbed with Joel Perkin and Tim Taylor. Great route.

nickstephens 05/Aug/12 Lead O/S

What an absolute gem of a route! Sustained is another word that comes to mind :o)

Joel Perkin 05/Aug/12 2nd

Felt very sustained on second. Nice moves but I felt hard for the grade.

with Tim Taylor, Simon Hammond
gg4419 ?/Aug/12 2nd O/S
Bobby Pearson 05/May/12 AltLd O/S

Good route had to avoid mateing birds!

with Swifty
Dilwat 04/May/12 Lead dog

Created some kind of weird impossible to free rope jam with a krab and two nuts just below the top moves so blew the onsight. Agree with the other comments, sustained once you are past the first overhang and more like HVS. Lost some skin jamming.

with Pete, SurferStan
SurferStan 04/May/12 2nd
with Dilwat
francois 01/Apr/12 Lead O/S

Really pumpy, felt harder than Nothing Much next door

with Chris
BelayBunney 01/Apr/12 2nd O/S

Felt more like a HVS: the layback is nice, but it is very sustained with few places to rest!

DanLear 17/Sep/11 2nd

steep, failed to lead 2nd pitch, ran out of steam at horizontal break

with Andy Pemberton
andy_pemberton ?/Sep/11 Lead

with Dan. 1st pitch pumpy -felt a lot more like HVS 5a but I was unfit at the time!

Dizz 19/Jun/11 Lead

Trickier as wet!

with Richard S
Pete Nugent 04/Apr/11 AltLd O/S

Led p1: Take care to place good pro before starting the first roof... sustained jamming (or laybacking) is to follow. HVS, 5a in my book! P2 is no pushover either!!

with Andy Peasgood
Hidden 28/May/10 Lead
Hidden ??/2010 -
Popkids 20/Sep/09 AltLd O/S

This was a great route to end a great weekend. The first pitch was tough,more like a HVS ,I had a full on pump just before the second overhang,lead it clean and well happy.

with Kafoozalem
Hidden 20/Sep/09 2nd O/S
Kirill 12/Apr/09 Lead dog

took 2 proper lead falls, one from just above the initial roof, the second from just under the second roof. Rested on gear on the second pitch too. Very sustained climbing, but protection is good :)

with Gareth
Hidden ??/2007 Lead
hal ?/Jun/06 -
Kyuzo ?/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with Hal Watts
Mark Kemball 27/Feb/05 2nd
with Nic Dill
Hidden 19/Sep/04 Lead O/S
mikeyjbs 05/Jun/04 Lead O/S
with wilko, sven hassle, will woodhead, jeremy leicester, dan, paul kenny, hans allnut, simon ball, farrow
Different Steve ?/Apr/03 2nd O/S
with Rupert Holbrook
cem 23/Apr/00 Lead O/S
lost.arrow 10/Aug/99 Lead
with Gill Heartly
GuyC 05/May/96 AltLd O/S
with Clare
colin milton 15/Apr/95 AltLd
with eric milton
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