62m. A regional classic, and a climb which provides evidence that mid. extreme trad. climbs in Torquay can still attract a few punters...

P Littlejohn (with var. start) 1973

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Best slab climbs of the UK, Littlejohn South West Climbs, West Country Climbs, Ultimate E3 ticklist, The best the UK has to offer for beasts (apart from the lakes cos its always wet), Moving to Devon, South West Climbs - Pat Littlejohn (1st Ed.)

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User Date Style Notes & Partners
Martin Bagshaw 25 Aug AltLd O/S
Wil Treasure 25 Aug AltLd O/S
dan gibson 25 Aug AltLd O/S
Hidden 25 Aug AltLd O/S
Hidden 22 Aug 2nd rpt
Hidden 22 Aug Lead O/S
JendeHoxar 4 Aug AltLd O/S
with Flavio
with Flavio
Flavio 4 Aug AltLd O/S
Dexter JW 13 Jan Lead O/S P1&2. Abb with x2 50s from the bolts no problems.
with Jack
P1&2. Abb with x2 50s from the bolts no problems.
with Jack
Dominic Acland 10 Jul, 2018 AltLd O/S
with ollie1
with ollie1
ollie1 10 Jul, 2018 AltLd rpt Led p2
Led p2
R0BJ0N 29 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S 1st pitch only due to technical difficulties.
with Rich Bullough
1st pitch only due to technical difficulties.
with Rich Bullough
ian d f 16 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S P1 ok but poor rock on p2
P1 ok but poor rock on p2
Hidden 16 Jun, 2018 2nd O/S
felixwilkins 16 Dec, 2017 Lead O/S
islandlynx 28 Oct, 2017 Lead O/S In one pitch made it feel more like e3. If you're calm on a slab it's pretty easy
In one pitch made it feel more like e3. If you're calm on a slab it's pretty easy
keepguessing 26 Jun, 2017 Solo rpt Got this one in quick to avoid the impending doom that is weather.
Got this one in quick to avoid the impending doom that is weather.
Hidden 4 Jun, 2017 Lead rpt
Hidden 4 Jun, 2017 2nd β
Hidden 4 Jun, 2017 2nd rpt
alice fuller ?Jun, 2017 2nd O/S excellent lead by Pete.great route. not sure I could lead it. spaced gear and some iffy rock
excellent lead by Pete.great route. not sure I could lead it. spaced gear and some iffy rock
ferdia 30 May, 2017 2nd
Hidden 30 May, 2017 AltLd O/S
D.Russell 30 May, 2017 AltLd O/S
Steve Woollard 22 May, 2017 2nd
with Steve Thorpe
with Steve Thorpe
LDJ 7 May, 2017 Lead Great climb... had to come back and lead it
Great climb... had to come back and lead it
LDJ 3 May, 2017 2nd
with ollie1
with ollie1
ollie1 3 May, 2017 Lead Just fantastic climbing
with LDJ
Just fantastic climbing
with LDJ
kennythescot 28 Apr, 2017 AltLd O/S Hoofing
Hoofing
Lee_Meaden 28 Apr, 2017 AltLd O/S P1, great route!
P1, great route!
keepguessing 28 Mar, 2017 TR rpt TR solo as the rain came in, made the friction traverse on the 1st pitch impossible so had to go up the broken flake, no edge shoes made things easier.
TR solo as the rain came in, made the friction traverse on the 1st pitch impossible so had to go up the broken flake, no edge shoes made things easier.
petecallaghan 19 Mar, 2017 Lead dnf Fell off twice on the first couple of moves before I could get any gear in. Ended up upside down in the thorn bushes both times. Will come back with shoes that have edges
Fell off twice on the first couple of moves before I could get any gear in. Ended up upside down in the thorn bushes both times. Will come back with shoes that have edges
keepguessing 10 Jan, 2017 AltLd O/S
Rory Bascombe 10 Jan, 2017 AltLd O/S
Hidden 1 Jan, 2017 2nd
Hidden 9 Oct, 2016 2nd
Hidden 9 Oct, 2016 Lead rpt
richp27 24 Aug, 2016 2nd
El Swiftos! 24 Aug, 2016 Lead dnf Completed p1 but bailed before p2, hot humid weather Made this fantastic climb a little challenging! Need to come back when a bit cooler😃
with richp27
Completed p1 but bailed before p2, hot humid weather Made this fantastic climb a little challenging! Need to come back when a bit cooler😃
with richp27
G Weatherley 28 Jul, 2016 2nd
with Ed Walker
with Ed Walker
aiyer 26 Jun, 2016 2nd O/S
Wendy Watthews 26 Jun, 2016 2nd O/S Some really fantastic moves
Some really fantastic moves
Luxulyan 26 Jun, 2016 Lead O/S
Jackislav 13 May, 2016 Lead O/S Did this as one big pitch on 60m ropes. Really enjoyed the route although did not enjoy a heavy lashing of rain right before stepping left of the peg on P1, footholds really did turn into Black Ice!
Did this as one big pitch on 60m ropes. Really enjoyed the route although did not enjoy a heavy lashing of rain right before stepping left of the peg on P1, footholds really did turn into Black Ice!
Hidden 30 Apr, 2016 Lead O/S
Hidden 15 Oct, 2015 Lead O/S
R0BJ0N 14 Jun, 2015 Lead O/S
with Jen Myo
with Jen Myo
chris sm 10 May, 2015 2nd O/S
ferdia 11 Apr, 2015 AltLd O/S
James Oswald 11 Apr, 2015 AltLd O/S I lead P2. Good route, though the start of P2 is a little loose.
with Andy Moles, Ferdia
I lead P2. Good route, though the start of P2 is a little loose.
with Andy Moles, Ferdia
Andy Moles 11 Apr, 2015 2nd
with James Oswald, ferdia
with James Oswald, ferdia
Hidden 10 Apr, 2015 Lead O/S
Bristoldave 21 Feb, 2015 AltLd rpt Both lead top pitch, 2nded p1
with Derwood
Both lead top pitch, 2nded p1
with Derwood
dbrooks 21 Feb, 2015 Lead O/S first proper E3, led both pitches... awesome!
first proper E3, led both pitches... awesome!
Mr Tickle 16 Mar, 2014 AltLd rpt Led P2. Still loving this climb
Led P2. Still loving this climb
Russell Blackaller 16 Mar, 2014 AltLd O/S P1. Excellent route. Best day out in a while.
P1. Excellent route. Best day out in a while.
Paul Robertson 5 Mar, 2014 AltLd rpt Led P1. Glad I didn't lead P2
Led P1. Glad I didn't lead P2
guy xavier percival 5 Mar, 2014 AltLd O/S Pitch 1 is superb, best slab pitch I have done at that sort of grade.
with paul
Pitch 1 is superb, best slab pitch I have done at that sort of grade.
with paul
msoldn 1 Mar, 2014 AltLd O/S what a stunning route, great varied moves all the way! very well protected, much more gear than expected, ran out of quick draws on p1
with Mark
what a stunning route, great varied moves all the way! very well protected, much more gear than expected, ran out of quick draws on p1
with Mark
Avon Man 1 Mar, 2014 AltLd O/S
with msoldn
with msoldn
Hidden 26 Jul, 2013 2nd
Motown 26 Jul, 2013 Lead O/S Lead both pitches.
Lead both pitches.
kingholmesy ??, 2013 Lead O/S Led both pitches. A good first pitch not really matched by the second.
with Colin
Led both pitches. A good first pitch not really matched by the second.
with Colin
Mike_Hayes 18 Oct, 2012 Lead O/S
Thunderthighsontheloose 18 Oct, 2012 2nd Backed out of this in July, but regretted it! Glad I returned to second it - great slab climbing in a beautiful spot.
Backed out of this in July, but regretted it! Glad I returned to second it - great slab climbing in a beautiful spot.
Ed Babs 14 Sep, 2012 AltLd O/S P2. Both good.
with Eddie Young
P2. Both good.
with Eddie Young
bigrob 1 Aug, 2012 AltLd O/S first E3 on sight!!! swapped leads with mike after starting first pitch, I led 2nd
with Mike W
first E3 on sight!!! swapped leads with mike after starting first pitch, I led 2nd
with Mike W
Mike W 31 Jul, 2012 Lead O/S
with bigrob
with bigrob
tim exley 25 Jul, 2012 AltLd O/S
Tom Seccombe 25 Jul, 2012 Lead O/S led p2
led p2
Hidden ?May, 2012 Lead O/S
robbie Warke 16 Mar, 2012 Lead rpt Love love this route!
with Jamie Langler
Love love this route!
with Jamie Langler
Pete Graham 25 Feb, 2012 AltLd
Mr Powly 25 Feb, 2012 AltLd O/S
burto 23 Feb, 2012 AltLd O/S
with jerome
with jerome
Ed morris 15 Feb, 2012 Lead rpt Lead both pitches clean to retrieve gear from the saturday. Secound pitch is bloody brilliant and much better than it looks.
with joe
Lead both pitches clean to retrieve gear from the saturday. Secound pitch is bloody brilliant and much better than it looks.
with joe
joedou 15 Feb, 2012 2nd dog
Ed morris 11 Feb, 2012 Lead Only first pitch as it was getting dark and my secound was in a fragile state. Abbed of first belay Will be back to finish. This pitch is really really good. Better moves than comes the dervish..I think so
with joe
Only first pitch as it was getting dark and my secound was in a fragile state. Abbed of first belay Will be back to finish. This pitch is really really good. Better moves than comes the dervish..I think so
with joe
JeromeT ?Feb, 2012 AltLd
Hidden 20 Nov, 2011 AltLd O/S
JackHatton 20 Nov, 2011 AltLd RP couldnt comit to gettin to reaching the last flake on the second pitch but managed to get it done thext day:D
with richy mardell
couldnt comit to gettin to reaching the last flake on the second pitch but managed to get it done thext day:D
with richy mardell
davenev 6 Nov, 2011 2nd
Mr Tickle 6 Nov, 2011 Lead O/S Led P1 and P2. Great climb! Needed good footwork in places but some great moves. Felt a bit loose after leaving belay.
with davenev
Led P1 and P2. Great climb! Needed good footwork in places but some great moves. Felt a bit loose after leaving belay.
with davenev
Dawlish 3 Sep, 2011 2nd
Bristoldave 3 Sep, 2011 Lead O/S
with Dawlish
with Dawlish
adam cooper*super* 14 May, 2011 AltLd O/S great route best E graded route i have done! i did 2nd pitch
with Jack_F
great route best E graded route i have done! i did 2nd pitch
with Jack_F
Jack_F 14 May, 2011 AltLd O/S Lead the first pitch this time. One of my all time favourite routes
Lead the first pitch this time. One of my all time favourite routes
Hidden 8 May, 2011 AltLd O/S
Ben1983 2 May, 2011 Lead O/S
andy_pemberton ??, 2011 AltLd
with Steve Gooberman Hill
with Steve Gooberman Hill
feilx 31 Jul, 2010 AltLd O/S
with Matt Perks
with Matt Perks
Alex Mason 29 Jul, 2010 Lead O/S Thin and painful on the feet. loose rock and the vegetation detracts. good job the climbing is reallllll nice.
Thin and painful on the feet. loose rock and the vegetation detracts. good job the climbing is reallllll nice.
Mike Goldthorp 29 Jul, 2010 AltLd O/S 2nd pitch. Great climbing on both pitches. Crimpy wall at the top after the undercuts is awesome but a bit loose...
2nd pitch. Great climbing on both pitches. Crimpy wall at the top after the undercuts is awesome but a bit loose...
pezzerrr 27 Jul, 2010 AltLd O/S
Duncan Campbell 11 Jul, 2010 AltLd O/S P1..awesome! pretty tricky and fairly run-out...really good pitch though! been wanting to do this for a while! 2nd pitch is a bit loose...
P1..awesome! pretty tricky and fairly run-out...really good pitch though! been wanting to do this for a while! 2nd pitch is a bit loose...
John Mcshea ?Mar, 2010 Lead O/S
with James Arding
with James Arding
Hidden 21 Jun, 2009 Lead O/S
Jack_F 21 Jun, 2009 AltLd O/S
with sam farnsworth
with sam farnsworth
Toby Dunn 5 Apr, 2009 AltLd
with Alex Hughes
with Alex Hughes
Hidden ?Apr, 2009 AltLd O/S
ecowaller 15 Nov, 2008 Lead O/S Hey Berty its yer birfday!!!!
with Paula
Hey Berty its yer birfday!!!!
with Paula
maresia 17 Apr, 2007 2nd O/S Lovely slabby stuff.
with Fiend
Lovely slabby stuff.
with Fiend
Rob Kennard ??, 2007 -
Marti999 ??, 2006 AltLd
lukea ?Jul, 2005 2nd O/S
with Al
with Al
Hidden 28 May, 2005 Lead O/S
Hidden 27 Apr, 2004 AltLd
Simon cook ?Apr, 2000 AltLd
Tim M ??, 2000 Lead O/S
ecowaller ??, 2000 Lead O/S
with bunny, Paula, Wendy Sampson, Andy Reid
with bunny, Paula, Wendy Sampson, Andy Reid
Hidden ?May, 1996 2nd
Derek Ryden ??, 1996 2nd O/S
with John Hunt
with John Hunt
Mark Kemball 3 Jun, 1995 AltLd
with Lee Bartrop
with Lee Bartrop
FATBOYFAT ??, 1994 Lead O/S Superb ...
with Al Brady
Superb ...
with Al Brady
mattnuttall 5 Aug, 1993 AltLd lead P2
with Ian Vickers, Alan Holden
lead P2
with Ian Vickers, Alan Holden
Hidden 13 Jun, 1992 Lead O/S
Nick Biven 25 May, 1991 Lead O/S Led both pitches, really good climb
with Pete Stapley
Led both pitches, really good climb
with Pete Stapley
RichardMc 30 Apr, 1988 2nd O/S
with Jon Clifford-Smith
with Jon Clifford-Smith
Hidden 7 Jun, 1987 Lead β
Hidden ?Jun, 1987 Lead O/S
Hidden ??, 1980 -
ecowaller ??, 1980 Lead
Hidden 21 Oct, 1979 Lead
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