Start just down the hill from tower crack by a broken tree, which was often used as a bit of aid & for sling protection, climb into the hanging chimney & continue to the top, can feel a bit insecure at this grade.

T Patey Apr/1958

Jack Porteous 05/May -
Stanners 25/Mar Lead O/S

even more outrageous fun! Started at the entrance to window slit, pulled up and breaked left from there, very tight!

with Anna Cross
hornbywill 08/Aug/15 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2014 -
nickdonohue 22/Nov/13 Lead

Think description should read for aspiring "troglodytes and deviants". I must be one of these as I found it great fun. Its easy once in the cleft but hard to get there without getting stuck! I managed to traverse in from the right from windowslit (on 3rd attempt)but my 2nd couldn't. Need to get as high as poss before traversing; helmet got stuck so I had to remove it to turn my head round!

with Mark McCarthy
Hidden ??/2013 2nd O/S
mike hooper 01/Dec/12 Lead dnf

Tried many times got to the entrance to window slit. placed small hex and a cam. Then tried to go left above onto the nose looked very thin for your hands. Got to be 6b+ without the tree

with jobey martin
Cheese Monkey 21/Nov/12 Lead dnf

Almost impossible without the long gone tree. Needs reclimbing [by someone better than me] and regrading. Tried sidling in from Windowslit but my hips are too big!

with Goss
nick99 24/Oct/12 Lead
with Adrian
MBarraclough ??/2012 Lead
p2-melhuish ?/Oct/11 Lead
suds_01 21/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Mushroom
Mule.88 25/Jun/11 Lead O/S

long time ago now, seem to remember small holds but nice climb

with Owen
Hidden 25/Jun/11 2nd O/S
Neil Rigiani 07/Nov/10 Lead O/S

Julia belayed and I stripped the gear afterwards. More caving than climbing...

Aaron Phillips 26/Jun/10 Lead O/S

horrible climb, horrible location and horrible outcome. got RB wrong and dropped dad, then a second time rope stretched and he whacked his left hand on a ledge. bad bruising, swearing and a Rap soon followed.

with my dad
rockferret 22/Jul/09 Lead dnf

The tree no longer exists. Tried to approach from the right but got wedged trying to move to the outside of the crack. It might be possible to combine windowSlit with this, but not a prospect I fancy.

with Pedro and Tony
Hidden ?/Jun/08 AltLd
nutcracker ?/Apr/08 Solo O/S
climberguy ??/2007 AltLd
Hidden 11/Jul/06 Lead O/S
CraigMac1 ??/2006 -
saintlade ?/Jun/04 Lead O/S
with Lewis Ford
Hidden 18/Mar/04 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2003 Lead
Frostie ??/2002 Lead
with various
Gareth 26/Jun/00 2nd O/S
with Andrew
Steveb27 ??/2000 Lead
John Andrew Simpson ??/1994 Lead
with Tim Harnett
colin milton 11/Sep/93 Lead
with eric milton
daviesdan ??/1989 Lead
Hidden 01/Mar/86 Solo O/S
Hidden 21/Jun/83 Lead O/S
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