Rockfax Description
22m. Climb the arete right of a 10m high pillar of stacked blocks until it is possible to traverse left to the top of the pillar. Step right and climb the wall until holds lead out to the arete for a nicely positioned finale. © Rockfax

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User Date Style Notes & Partners
Simnel 3 Aug 2nd
with Tim
with Tim
Aaron Duke 1 Aug Lead O/S Top half nice with rather sparse gear but there's a bomber micro nut placement if you take your time
Top half nice with rather sparse gear but there's a bomber micro nut placement if you take your time
RM 26 Jul TR
joem 19 Jun Lead rpt
Rowan Page 17 Jun 2nd β
Alison Page 17 Jun Lead
Luke Bray 21 May 2nd
MJTheobald97 21 May Lead O/S
with Luke Bray
with Luke Bray
MrJoshua 12 May 2nd O/S First climb of the day, Duncan took the lead and powered through with minimal gear.
with duncana
First climb of the day, Duncan took the lead and powered through with minimal gear.
with duncana
duncana 12 May Lead Nice face climb, gear a bit sparse
with MrJoshua, Pippa Archer
Nice face climb, gear a bit sparse
with MrJoshua, Pippa Archer
Jonny Stephenson 13 Apr Lead O/S
ATAE ?? Lead
Old Baldie 4 Sep, 2018 Lead
MartinJWood 4 Sep, 2018 2nd
sn 1 Sep, 2018 Lead O/S Started up the arete on the right of the initial groove, moved left to top of pillar, then up and back right to finish back on the arete - which I think is what the NMC is describing. Really nice airy climbing on positive holds with adequate gear - bottom end of the grade.
with Denise
Started up the arete on the right of the initial groove, moved left to top of pillar, then up and back right to finish back on the arete - which I think is what the NMC is describing. Really nice airy climbing on positive holds with adequate gear - bottom end of the grade.
with Denise
Hidden 30 Aug, 2018 Lead
elliotphillips43 30 Aug, 2018 2nd O/S
with Dave Ferguson
with Dave Ferguson
roym 15 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S
with Jaomes
with Jaomes
Hidden 8 Jul, 2018 -
Hidden 8 Jul, 2018 -
Old Baldie 5 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S
MartinJWood 5 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S
Hidden 4 Jul, 2018 Lead
PeterWard 27 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S Lovely climb, followed the diagram in the guide book but from description it might be better to move right towards the end back out the main arête.
with Thai
Lovely climb, followed the diagram in the guide book but from description it might be better to move right towards the end back out the main arête.
with Thai
ATAE 8 Jun, 2018 2nd
Alison Page 8 Jun, 2018 Lead
with ATAE
with ATAE
cmtoombs 6 Jun, 2018 2nd O/S
with Tim
with Tim
David Cowley 15 May, 2018 2nd O/S
JemG 3 Sep, 2017 Lead O/S
with Adam Watson
with Adam Watson
Adam.Watson 3 Sep, 2017 2nd O/S Awesome route!
with Jem
Awesome route!
with Jem
Hidden 2 Sep, 2017 2nd O/S
Connorh 2 Sep, 2017 Lead
acrkirby 17 Aug, 2017 TR
AJMullen 12 Jul, 2017 2nd O/S Nice wall climbing on the top half
Nice wall climbing on the top half
cpforbes 12 Jul, 2017 Lead rpt
with Richard gage
with Richard gage
Busby 1 Jul, 2017 2nd O/S
Chris.Brown87 17 Jun, 2017 2nd rpt Climbed the right hand wall rather than the corner to start this time.
Climbed the right hand wall rather than the corner to start this time.
Simnel 14 Jun, 2017 2nd
with Becky, John H
with Becky, John H
stephm 14 Jun, 2017 2nd
with tmawer
with tmawer
tmawer 14 Jun, 2017 Lead O/S
with stephm
with stephm
henry peter jenkins 31 May, 2017 Lead O/S
with John crook
with John crook
PatrickRT 26 May, 2017 Lead O/S Soft for the grade but really nice climb. Once you get past the crappy start
with Olivia
Soft for the grade but really nice climb. Once you get past the crappy start
with Olivia
Alpenglow 26 May, 2017 Lead O/S Soft for HVS.
with ESmith
Soft for HVS.
with ESmith
ESmith 26 May, 2017 2nd rpt
ChrisH89 18 May, 2017 Lead O/S Lovely climb!
Lovely climb!
Camilla Mapstone ??, 2017 2nd
with Chris
with Chris
michaelb1 1 Oct, 2016 Lead Nice climbing on the top wall, decent gear
with J Herb
Nice climbing on the top wall, decent gear
with J Herb
Hidden 19 Sep, 2016 2nd
lcullum7 6 Jun, 2016 2nd O/S
Tom McCabe 6 Jun, 2016 Lead O/S Started up groove on the left as didn't like the lack of gear at the start. Then stuck near the arete to the top- don't see the point of moving across to the pillar. Nice fingery climbing on the upper wall.
Started up groove on the left as didn't like the lack of gear at the start. Then stuck near the arete to the top- don't see the point of moving across to the pillar. Nice fingery climbing on the upper wall.
Chris.Brown87 19 Apr, 2016 2nd O/S
Olli-C 1 Oct, 2015 Lead O/S Nice sustained climbing, pretty soft
with Camille, ESmith
Nice sustained climbing, pretty soft
with Camille, ESmith
ESmith 1 Oct, 2015 2nd O/S
with Olli-C, Camille
with Olli-C, Camille
Dan Middleton, BMC 6 Sep, 2015 Lead
sarah hawker 6 Sep, 2015 2nd rpt Dan's lead
Dan's lead
Hidden 20 Aug, 2015 2nd
sarah hawker 16 Aug, 2015 2nd rpt All the holds are there, gear a bit tricky on the top slab
with mariner
All the holds are there, gear a bit tricky on the top slab
with mariner
clarendon 11 Jul, 2015 2nd
topsyturvy 11 Jul, 2015 Lead rpt
aleckirby 9 Jul, 2015 Lead O/S
smithjmw46 3 Jul, 2015 Lead O/S
DaveBentley 3 Jul, 2015 2nd
garyb1442 30 May, 2015 2nd O/S
Adamski1986 30 May, 2015 Lead
joem 20 May, 2015 Lead O/S
John Haxon ??, 2015 Lead
Sciguy 9 Sep, 2014 2nd O/S
with John Wilson
with John Wilson
Hidden 4 Sep, 2014 Lead O/S
riff156 25 Aug, 2014 Lead O/S
with Jo Smith
with Jo Smith
Tony Roberts 17 Jul, 2014 2nd O/S
MartinJWood 17 Jul, 2014 Lead O/S
topsyturvy 9 Jul, 2014 Lead
dakidunn 9 Jul, 2014 2nd
cpforbes 1 Jul, 2014 Lead O/S
Gabe Oliver 21 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S lovely moves on the top slab
lovely moves on the top slab
dakidunn 20 Jun, 2014 2nd
malteserEd 11 Jun, 2014 Lead
ablackett 11 Jun, 2014 2nd Jesus Christ!
with Andy Wallace
Jesus Christ!
with Andy Wallace
robertmichaellovell 6 Jun, 2014 2nd
with Chris Down
with Chris Down
Adamski1986 6 Jun, 2014 Lead
topsyturvy 20 May, 2014 Lead Done before
Done before
clarendon 20 May, 2014 2nd
Simnel 3 May, 2014 2nd
with Rog B, steve r, Tim
with Rog B, steve r, Tim
JonnoP 20 Apr, 2014 Lead O/S
1176gws 13 Apr, 2014 Lead O/S
with Solo
with Solo
malteserEd 26 Jul, 2013 2nd
with Adrianw
with Adrianw
Adrianw 26 Jul, 2013 Lead O/S
dakidunn 15 Jul, 2013 Lead Had been putting this off for months after doing it too early in my outdoor career. I climbed it today without incident and wished I'd tried it sooner as it was a great climb, Not an HVS in my opinion.
with Andy Hedgecock, IanHope
Had been putting this off for months after doing it too early in my outdoor career. I climbed it today without incident and wished I'd tried it sooner as it was a great climb, Not an HVS in my opinion.
with Andy Hedgecock, IanHope
IanHope 11 Jul, 2013 2nd
with Andy H
with Andy H
dakidunn 11 Jul, 2013 2nd Lamby's first HVS lead, he was made up!!!
Lamby's first HVS lead, he was made up!!!
Simnel 11 Jul, 2013 Lead β
IanHope 8 Jul, 2013 Lead β
katyhope 8 Jul, 2013 2nd O/S
with IanHope
with IanHope
dakidunn 8 Jul, 2013 TR
IanHope 7 Jul, 2013 TR
Hidden 30 Jun, 2013 2nd
Hidden 30 Jun, 2013 Lead O/S
CHarrison 30 Jun, 2013 2nd
Hidden 6 Jun, 2013 Lead
John Elliott 31 May, 2013 Lead
IanHope 30 Apr, 2013 TR O/S
with Simnel
with Simnel
Simnel 30 Apr, 2013 TR
with Dave, IanHope, Alan
with Dave, IanHope, Alan
Hidden 2 Sep, 2012 Lead
spadum ?Sep, 2012 Lead
with Nick Pennington
with Nick Pennington
hotrod 27 Jul, 2012 Solo
Simnel 18 Jun, 2012 TR
dakidunn 18 Jun, 2012 TR
fatbuoybazza 1 Jun, 2012 Lead O/S
Hidden 30 May, 2012 TR O/S
aleckirby 27 Jul, 2011 Lead O/S
AndyT1151 24 Jul, 2011 Lead
Matt Poole 10 Jul, 2011 Lead O/S
with Paulina Pilarska
with Paulina Pilarska
dakidunn 4 Jul, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 4 Jul, 2011 2nd
Richard Alderton 14 Jun, 2011 2nd
with Jon Lee
with Jon Lee
barni 14 Jun, 2011 Solo O/S
with Misha
with Misha
ed.burton ?Jun, 2011 Lead
djbeaumont 25 May, 2011 Lead O/S
with Richard (wanneys)
with Richard (wanneys)
KevB 11 May, 2011 Lead
with Jon Evans
with Jon Evans
jon59 11 May, 2011 2nd
odox 11 May, 2011 2nd
chris smith 11 May, 2011 Lead O/S
arctic_jen 30 Apr, 2011 2nd
with dpmUK
with dpmUK
dpmUK 30 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
graphiclunarkid 29 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S A really enjoyable route however this must be the softest touch HVS in Northumberland. Climbs more like VS 4c or possibly HS 4c if you're better at finding gear placements than I am!
with Huw
A really enjoyable route however this must be the softest touch HVS in Northumberland. Climbs more like VS 4c or possibly HS 4c if you're better at finding gear placements than I am!
with Huw
josephgrimwade 21 Apr, 2011 2nd O/S
with Peter Stollery
with Peter Stollery
gazb 19 Apr, 2011 Lead
with Stephen Wilkinson
with Stephen Wilkinson
trueuk1 19 Apr, 2011 -
Petarghh 6 Oct, 2010 2nd
with ccraigg22
with ccraigg22
ccraigg22 6 Oct, 2010 Lead rpt
Hidden 25 Sep, 2010 2nd
ccraigg22 5 Sep, 2010 2nd O/S
with pmurdy
with pmurdy
pmurdy 5 Sep, 2010 Lead O/S
gazb 19 Aug, 2010 2nd
Liam Martin 19 Aug, 2010 Lead O/S
with gazb
with gazb
Agua-Moose 15 Aug, 2010 2nd O/S
with Willston
with Willston
sarah hawker 24 Jul, 2010 2nd O/S
with Gary K
with Gary K
NaomiHart 6 Jun, 2010 2nd O/S
with Ursula
with Ursula
Hidden ?Jun, 2010 Lead O/S
Simon Holden (LCandCC) 31 May, 2010 Lead O/S
with Emma
with Emma
Euan S 30 May, 2010 Lead O/S
bencole ?Apr, 2010 Lead O/S
with Andy
with Andy
Matt Poole ??, 2010 Lead O/S
cat22 15 Sep, 2009 2nd O/S
jonny taylor 15 Sep, 2009 Lead rpt Felt even softer second time round
with cat22
Felt even softer second time round
with cat22
MDowson 23 Jun, 2009 Lead
with oli warlow
with oli warlow
odox 23 Jun, 2009 Lead Soft for HVS - felt more like VS but superb climbing regardless
Soft for HVS - felt more like VS but superb climbing regardless
Hidden 23 Jun, 2009 2nd
robinsi197 14 Jun, 2009 Lead O/S Big boots
with Luca
Big boots
with Luca
Jimmy O 4 Jun, 2009 2nd O/S
jonny taylor 3 Jun, 2009 Lead O/S Very nice technical face climbing. Not at all strenuous and with adequate gear; a soft touch HVS
with Jimmy O
Very nice technical face climbing. Not at all strenuous and with adequate gear; a soft touch HVS
with Jimmy O
Hidden 13 May, 2009 Lead
guernside 6 May, 2009 TR O/S
with Scouse
with Scouse
mazza1987 29 Mar, 2009 TR rpt
Adam1973 26 Jul, 2008 2nd rpt
with Big Ian
with Big Ian
brayg01 15 Jul, 2008 Lead O/S
Hidden 13 Jul, 2008 2nd
Hidden 13 Jul, 2008 Lead
cem 11 May, 2008 Lead O/S
with Ian Frith
with Ian Frith
beegsyboy 2 Mar, 2008 Lead O/S
with Sandy
with Sandy
Hidden 23 Aug, 2007 Lead rpt
Adam1973 11 Aug, 2007 Lead O/S
Hidden 11 Aug, 2007 2nd O/S
Hidden 24 Jul, 2007 2nd
maybe_si ?Aug, 2006 Lead O/S
with jez
with jez
Hidden ?Jul, 2005 Lead
Hidden 31 Aug, 2004 2nd O/S
gypsy3006 ??, 2000 Lead
Small and weak ?Sep, 1999 Solo
Hidden 5 Apr, 1999 AltLd
malc 8 May, 1991 Lead
beaumap ?Jun, 1983 Lead
with Steve Locke
with Steve Locke
andyb211 ??, 1980 -
Paula Hamilton-Gibson ??, 1973 Lead
with Will Walker
with Will Walker
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Mid HVS
Low HVS
High VS
Mid VS
Low VS
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High 5a
Mid 5a
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Votes cast 31
Votes cast 31
Style of ascent
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