Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing 18/Jun/16 Lead β

Wanted to do this for years and it didn't disappoint (although the gear most certainly did!!). Maybe only French 6c, but the 101 slings and dubious rock hardly inspire confidence. The bolt head was also around 1000x worse than I'd imagined it to be, but the thread (which I replaced on abseil beforehand) is bomber - as such there was some vague reassurance that I wasn't going to hit the ground!

penny.orr 18/Jun/16 2nd

So fun on second! Would probably have fainted from the fear on lead!

Ram MkiV 14/Mar/16 Lead O/S

Totally gripped! Some nice climbing but had a hard time trusting the rock to not break and all the dodgy pro to prevent dying if it did.

with Al
Hidden ??/2016 -
Twid Turner ??/2016 -
Hidden ??/2016 -
Hidden ??/2016 -
datoon 18/Oct/15 Lead O/S
with MJ
phil64 ??/2015 -
Hidden ??/2015 -
Alex Mason 09/Sep/14 2nd rpt

Fantastic climbing all the way!

Tom Livingstone 09/Sep/14 Lead O/S

Without the bolt! Pretty run-out and spicy from the bolt foot-ledges to the jugs: definitely a big sigh of relief when I reached the end of the hard climbing. Awesome experience!

Seymore Butt ??/2014 -
Russell Birkett 21/May/13 2nd

Took a big one from the upper wall when a wee flake crimp snapped. Gutted. Was enjoying it to that point! Dave escaped up the ab rope and i 2nd it.

Hidden ??/2013 Solo O/S
Alex Mason 16/May/12 Lead O/S

Exhilarating. Didn't thread the old bolt head, felt E6 like this, monster runout on the actual crux (excluding a skyhook that fell off in the end).

with Gwen Lancashire
Hidden ??/2011 -
GeoffG ??/2011 -
Jack Geldard - Consulting Editor ??/2011 -
owenH ??/2011 -
Adam Lincoln 21/Aug/10 Lead O/S

Best ever! I knew stuff about it, but its all common knowledge.

with Mick Lovatt
dan gibson 27/Jul/10 Lead O/S

first E6 onsight

with blair fyffe
Hidden ??/2010 -
barni 19/Jul/09 2nd O/S
with long jon
Ed Booth 15/Jun/09 Lead O/S

Didn't use the bolt. Awesome route. Very bold and runnout. What a letdown the flase break was. I thought it was just bad for gear, there were no holds.

Toby Dunn 03/May/09 Lead O/S
with Joe Bawden
Hidden 17/Oct/08 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jul/08 Lead O/S
morganator 31/May/08 Lead O/S
with Stan Halstead
IOAN D 17/May/08 Lead O/S


with Mills
Al Evans ??/2008 -
Hidden ??/2007 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2006 Lead O/S
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe 18/Jun/05 2nd rpt
with Ed Brown
Hidden ??/2005 TR
nicholas Barrowclough 10/Nov/04 Lead

Fantastic quality route.

with Norman Clacher
Jon Garside ?/May/04 Lead O/S

Ok so it's a classic, but all rather snappy.

Hidden ??/2003 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2003 -
Steve Crowe 28/Oct/01 2nd rpt

Karin led both The Cad and The Long Run Direct today.

with KM
tuftynick ??/2001 Lead O/S
with andy benson
sadams 29/Jul/00 Lead O/S
with Eric Hildrew
phil64 01/Apr/00 -
Hidden ??/1998 2nd O/S
ellis ??/1997 2nd

Followed Patch Hammond, with swing over to retrieve gear on Bells peg.

switch ??/1997 Lead O/S

no bolt

Marc Elliott 07/Jul/96 Lead O/S
with Kath
bazza ?/Jul/96 Lead O/S
Dave Musgrove Jnr 04/Aug/95 Lead O/S
with Nick Ashton
D Tempest 16/Jul/94 2nd
with Rick
Steve Crowe 31/Oct/93 Lead O/S

Took lots of "boot lace" slings for the blunt spikes (not sure they would have held a fall), clipped the bolt...

with KM
jfletcher 30/Aug/93 Lead O/S

Bolt not clipped.

with David Gilkes
Rich Kirby 27/Jun/93 2nd O/S
with Phil
Hidden ?/Jun/93 Lead O/S
crossleysm ?/May/93 Lead O/S
with Mick Ryan
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe ?/Jul/92 Lead O/S

With the bolt.

with Timmy Bonner
Steve Walker 31/Mar/90 Lead

Easy E4 type climbing, but terrible protection after half height. Great route though, just don't fall off (OR TAKE A BOLT WITH YOU).

with paul entwistle
mik1miller ??/1990 Lead O/S

took a big whipper nearly hit the ground from the top got back on and did it

with elliot blaylock
frank ramsay ??/1988 Lead

Clipped the bolt. E5 and still bold!

Hidden ?/May/87 2nd
jon 28/Jan/87 Lead
with Fred
William Robertson ??/1987 Lead O/S
with Emily, Steve, Shaun etc
mark mcgowan01 ??/1986 Lead O/S
with Johnny Dawes
duncan ?/Sep/84 Lead O/S
with Dave who moved to New Zealand
Mike Owen 24/Apr/83 Lead O/S
with Elaine Owen
Hidden 30/Sep/79 2nd
Paul Clarke ??/1979 TR

Felt very snappy and unloved at the time so ended up on a rope.

with Phil Ralph
Hidden ??/1973 -
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