Short and strenuous. Start in the niche, at the right end of the wall. Climb this, using jams and bridging, to join Agag’s Direct.
The jamming can be avoided

J Goss 23/Jul/1950

ClimberDateStyle 23/Aug/17 2nd
P Rogers 23/Aug/17 Lead O/S
with Sue
foxjerk 21/Jun/17 2nd
Hidden 21/Jun/17 Lead O/S
Kenhard 17/Jun/17 Lead O/S

Tough little boulder problem to start. Was very greasy.

Hidden 17/Jun/17 2nd O/S
powelli 17/Jun/17 Lead

2nd attempt after bailing out the niche last time. The moves out of the niche and over the arete onto Agag's are strong and intimidating but well protected and excellent fun once you commit. Tried to avoid using the tree at the top but it's like a mossy Font top out up there!

with Jo O
Kim Middlebrook 03/Jun/17 Lead
AMJ098 22/May/17 Lead O/S

Definitely harder than Agag's direct. Would say HS

Hidden 19/Mar/17 Lead
Hidden 25/Jan/17 2nd
leadmat ??/2017 -
Hidden ??/2016 Lead O/S
andrewmc 21/Jun/15 Lead rpt

Definitely feels more HS than S; even after getting onto the slab you have the crux of Agag's Direct to do!

Phil79 17/May/15 2nd rpt
with Steve H
EdwardB 07/May/15 TR O/S
jimbob4004 07/May/15 TR O/S
Davidchatterton 07/May/15 TR O/S

Rsf course

with Fraz
Adamfraczek 07/May/15 TR O/S
with David chatterton
hornbywill ??/2015 Lead O/S
Neil Rigiani 01/Oct/14 2nd rpt

Andy lead Agag Direct/Slab and I went up Saint's Niche for a bit of fun

with Ken Passant, Andy Sparrow
mjkilburn 20/Sep/14 Lead
foxjerk 09/Jul/14 Lead O/S

hard start with chance of decking out

with Matty hall
ChrisGard 05/Jul/14 Lead
JackHampson 05/Jul/14 2nd
K_Maywood 05/Jul/14 Lead
Hidden 15/Jun/14 Lead O/S
callum brown 15/Jun/14 2nd rpt
with Paul
crater 26/May/14 Lead O/S

pumpy start

with nicky
nmott 26/May/14 2nd
with Donald
Elliott90 03/May/14 TR
Simon cook ??/2014 -
redlucas 23/Sep/13 TR O/S
with dan hayes
Tom K 26/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Oms
Hidden 26/Aug/13 2nd dog
Hidden 06/Jul/13 TR O/S
Hidden 06/Jul/13 2nd
andrewmc 13/May/13 Lead O/S

Finished as for Agag's Direct not Agag's Slab

londonoring 05/May/13 TR O/S

Climb out of niche using the arete.

Hidden 05/May/13 TR
Doug miller 27/Apr/13 2nd
Hidden 27/Apr/13 Lead dog
martin clarke 16/Apr/13 Lead rpt
Lauren Davies 06/Apr/13 Lead O/S
john lynch 29/Mar/13 Solo
with luke holmes, sam arthur, lewis stuart
Hidden 29/Mar/13 Solo O/S
Hidden 26/Feb/13 TR O/S
Ian Miller 05/Nov/12 Lead
Cheese Monkey 05/Nov/12 2nd O/S

The comedy value of this climb made it worthwhile. Getting out of the niche is tricky. Much harder than Severe though I felt

with Ian M
nick99 24/Oct/12 Lead
with Adrian
SteveoS 12/Sep/12 Lead
with Doug Miller
JamesGibson 28/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with ToddB
benwhalley 01/Jun/12 2nd β
EllieWoods 27/May/12 Lead O/S


with Ana
Westcorkman 23/May/12 Lead O/S
with Alice Fuller
clubmanpete 21/May/12 2nd
Popkids 13/May/12 Lead rpt
with Chris, Baz
wezzie 06/May/12 Lead dnf
with Luke Steel
wezzie 06/May/12 2nd rpt
with Luke Steel
Tristan Sherlock 12/Dec/11 Lead O/S
with George Coiley
Hidden 02/Aug/11 2nd
Hidden 30/Jul/11 Lead O/S
fleapitfan 30/Jul/11 Lead O/S

Start felt quite hard - Rest of the route straightforward.

alice fuller ?/Jun/11 2nd O/S
with Joby
Hidden 28/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Apr/11 TR
buzzball101 ?/Apr/11 TR
Hidden 06/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2011 Lead O/S
AliciaHarrison ??/2011 2nd
Neil Rigiani 22/Nov/10 Lead O/S

Julia belayed and lowered me again to strip the gear.

WillRawlinson 22/Oct/10 Solo


JJSegarty 21/Oct/10 TR O/S
with AITP Group
crobinson 10/Oct/10 Lead

short, pumpy and well protected.

with Southern Man
Hidden 10/Oct/10 2nd
mike hooper 18/Sep/10 Lead O/S

just my route . perfect day

with dave dean
WillRawlinson 28/Aug/10 Lead
WillRawlinson 27/Aug/10 Lead
WillRawlinson 12/Jul/10 TR
Joby ?/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Robin Fraser
Hidden 30/Jun/10 Lead
Homes 20/Jun/10 Lead
with Serge
JulesClimbs 15/Jun/10 Lead
with Paul
Rock Lizard ?/Jun/10 2nd
Tj murray 27/May/10 Lead O/S
tim exley 27/May/10 Lead O/S

fun, with a tricky crux, loved it

with Tom Secombe, Tj Murray
Tom Seccombe 27/May/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Apr/10 Lead
Bobling 17/Apr/10 Lead

Hard move round the bluge, nice contrast of slab and overhang.

with Will
Hidden 10/Apr/10 Lead O/S
matt_read 14/Mar/10 TR O/S

Layback to start.

relik ??/2010 Lead
Sanger 10/Oct/09 2nd
with Chris Kilian
cksrealm 10/Oct/09 Lead RP
with Sanger
Hixmclix 07/Aug/09 Lead
with jhono
pedro.silva 22/Jul/09 2nd O/S
rockferret 22/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with Pedro
Rock Lizard ?/May/09 Lead
Popkids 11/Apr/09 Lead O/S

Had to remove my helmet as my head got wedged. Good climb

with Baz
Phil79 05/Apr/09 2nd O/S
with Graham
Hidden 03/Feb/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Feb/09 2nd O/S
graham knott ??/2009 Lead O/S

Super climb! An interesting start and a bloomin marvelous bulge to finish!

with Phil Webber
Dr Rorlasaurus 13/Aug/08 Lead
with Will Payling
jasoncash 10/Aug/08 2nd O/S
andycash 10/Aug/08 Lead O/S

simply not much gear until the top, wet

with jason cash
Hidden ?/Jun/08 TR
RobSteere 03/May/08 2nd

This climb is listed as HS in guide book

with John Axeworthy
robbo11 ??/2008 Lead
with various
francois ??/2008 Lead
with Lorna
TiffTiff 01/Dec/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Oct/07 Lead
Matt Bennett ?/Oct/07 Lead O/S
Noodles30 ?/Sep/07 TR
tcn_2002 20/Aug/07 Lead
staceyjg 08/Jul/07 2nd O/S

Really enjoyed this climb, was unable to bridge the way Richard did, so went for the layback on the hanging crack on top inside right edge, superb bit of laybacking if I may say so! :-)

with Richard
eugeneth 11/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with Tom Watts
BazVee 26/May/07 2nd
with Tingers
freemanTom ?/Apr/07 Lead

1 fall

with Tim & Sophie
Hidden 28/Jan/07 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2007 Lead
Dan Shirley 29/Oct/06 Lead dog

rested twice

Justin T 13/Sep/06 Lead rpt
with Wifey
dmoir ?/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with Jon Harvey
Hidden 23/May/06 TR
cia05js ??/2006 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2006 TR
Hidden ??/2006 TR
jimjimmyjimjim 29/Oct/05 Lead RP
thompson1000 13/Jul/05 Lead
Hidden 21/Jun/05 Lead
JonHarvey ??/2005 Lead rpt
sam coward 13/Jun/04 Lead dog
with Helen
Hidden ??/2004 Lead O/S
le_grimpeur 04/Aug/03 2nd
with Paul, Dad
DGY 04/Aug/03 Lead
DGY 26/Jul/03 Lead
with John & Paul
shazhooper 22/Apr/03 TR
with Jon Harvey
MontyH 18/Apr/03 Lead O/S
with Andy Lawrance and Mandy
Hidden ??/2003 Lead
Frostie ??/2002 Lead
with various
Hidden 23/Mar/00 Lead O/S
Mickdenali ??/2000 -
with Roly Young
andy_pemberton ??/2000 Lead
Hidden 28/Jun/99 2nd
Hidden 23/Apr/97 Lead
John Andrew Simpson ??/1994 Lead
with Tim Harnett
colin milton 15/Aug/93 Lead
with eric milton
Paul_southgate68 ??/1991 Lead O/S
with Pete Veron
Zoomer ??/1990 2nd
daviesdan ??/1989 Lead
Mike C 17/Apr/82 Solo
Hidden 07/Apr/82 Lead O/S
Mike C 13/Mar/82 Solo
Andy Fielding ??/1982 TR
mark-abz 09/Jun/79 2nd
with Jonti F
Simon cook ?/Oct/75 -
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