25m. An engaging sustained climb, with an airy finish up the highest part of the wall. Good value.
Climb the right side of the shallow scoop, and wall above, past three bolt runners to a small ledge. Move up easily to the larger ledge above (bolt) then continue up the tricky slim ramp (bolt) to a bolt at the base of the prominent orange scar. Climb a short crack past a peg and a bolt until level with the right end of a narrow overhang. Clip a bolt just above then climb across and up left to better holds and a final bolt runner. Finish directly up to a new double ring abseil station at the end of the good rock.

Originally E2 5c (with three bolts). The line was retro-bolted in 2012.

G A Jenkin, A Tallant, direct start 12/6/1991 (indirect with M Ward, P Jarvis, 12/6/1991) 12/Jun/1991

evhall 23/Dec/17 AltLd dog
with colin
Jim blackford 16/Dec/17 Lead dog
Andrew Sloan 01/Nov/17 TR RP

Tough polished boulder problem start. The 3rd bolt is far enough above the second to result in a ground fall....I thought sport climbing was meant to be safe. Nice climbing.

with pete
badgerjockey 29/Oct/17 Lead rpt
with Dan M
Derek Ryden 29/Sep/17 Lead O/S
with Nigel N
No? Yes! 29/Sep/17 Lead

one of 3 routes that afternoon not knowing the grades.Fun

KRB 15/Sep/17 Lead O/S

Excellent climb. Thoroughly enjoyable. Pulled the ropes and Ollie led as well.

Angrypenguin 13/Aug/17 Lead dnf
with Cat
Hidden 10/Aug/17 Lead
evhall 10/Aug/17 TR rpt

First top-rope solo experience - so good I climbed it twice :-)

with TR Solo
alexwolf47 20/Jul/17 Lead O/S

Had already done the other variant. Found a quickdraw just past the scar in case anyone is looking to get it back..

with Carla
Echuum 20/Jun/17 Lead dog
Euan Todd 10/Jun/17 Lead G/U

Had previously tried this but my head wasn't screwed on. First go today, polished and techy to start, then eases off in the middle. Decent spacing between the bolts after the roof!

with Digga
Digga 10/Jun/17 Lead RP
Donny M 04/Jun/17 Lead dog

First of the day without a warm up, fell early on on the over-polished start.

with Bob the Sendor
haribotheclimber 27/May/17 Lead O/S
Owen Davies 27/May/17 Lead O/S
afterthesend 27/May/17 Lead β
badgerjockey 26/May/17 Lead O/S
with Rich
tom.wp6 26/May/17 Lead
reubenhf 26/May/17 Lead O/S
with Tom P
Bristol_Quornstar 05/May/17 Lead O/S
scorpia97 02/May/17 Lead O/S

Good climb, haven't been climbing long routes recently and my arms complained a bit. Getting off the ground and past the 2nd bolt is one of the more interesting sections and the move after the rock scar.

with Caspian
just one more 28/Apr/17 Lead rpt
with Patrick
Hidden 28/Apr/17 Lead O/S
patrickcd 28/Apr/17 Lead O/S
with Steve
Stanners 28/Apr/17 Lead rpt
with Kel Vargas
_m.cox_ 21/Apr/17 Lead O/S
with Ron Barraclough
Hidden 10/Apr/17 2nd
Digga 07/Apr/17 Lead rpt
tom.wp6 02/Apr/17 Lead O/S

Polished and awkward start that keeps getting better

with Angus Walker
smartydh9 01/Apr/17 -
julesmckim 31/Mar/17 Lead O/S

Good climb. Tricky start

with Rob Smart
danbirkby 27/Mar/17 Lead β

Did 90% on the ascent of zombie finish

sam.sam.sam.ferguson 11/Mar/17 Lead rpt
with Steph
james n 11/Mar/17 Lead rpt
with Lisa P
Lisa P 11/Mar/17 2nd O/S
with james n
Stanners 29/Oct/16 Lead rpt

once again the left hand finish was just too straight forward and appealing! compared to the look of the right one. Getting a few routes in, nice and dry even in the drizzle before the Gin gathering.

with Fiend
Hidden 16/Oct/16 -
richiebongo 14/Oct/16 Lead rpt

Such emersive climbing, well worth repeating.

Gibbo 09/Oct/16 Lead
with Derek Tole, Ed Wright
lizzabelle 21/Sep/16 TR dnf
with sam, alex
PaulTclimbing 18/Sep/16 Lead
with Pete, Nick
megamonkeyman 08/Sep/16 Lead O/S

Very nice climb! Long and sustained.

with chris
WillAndrew 21/Aug/16 Lead β
with Matt G
Anouk Spelt 21/Aug/16 2nd
evhall 10/Aug/16 Lead rpt
with steve phillips, David
Hidden 05/Aug/16 Lead rpt
Hidden 22/Jul/16 Lead dog
HarryPalmer 03/Jul/16 Lead O/S
Legs 30/Jun/16 Lead G/U
Rob Morgan 30/Jun/16 Lead dog
with Max
steve_gibbs 28/Jun/16 Lead rpt
Nathan Chrismas 02/Jun/16 Lead dnf

Broke a hold at the bottom

with Michaela
Ruth ND 26/May/16 TR dog
shoulders 24/May/16 2nd
richsmithinbristol 24/May/16 Lead rpt

Had to leapfrog quickdraws at the top!

just one more 24/May/16 Lead rpt
with rich h, Max B
blaza1 16/May/16 Lead rpt
with Sam Young
riccynino 06/May/16 Lead dog
with Sam Young, Liam Jones
JamesBewley 05/May/16 TR dog

A nice long climb, felt a bit pumped and needed to rest before getting over the little overhang to the top. Will be back to lead it one of these days.

Joe Mathers ?/May/16 Lead
Hidden 30/Apr/16 Lead rpt
Hidden 24/Apr/16 Lead O/S
jalien 20/Apr/16 Lead β

Nice route, easiest of the 6b's so far, lots of no-hands rests (once you get past the first few moves!)

kenneM 14/Apr/16 Lead rpt
with Chris
Hidden 06/Apr/16 Lead G/U
Hmgslade 06/Apr/16 2nd
with Jack
EmilyElouise 28/Mar/16 Lead O/S
with SJ
Nathan Chrismas 20/Mar/16 Lead dnf

Got the first two quickdraws in and worked the first section. Will be back to redpoint the rest of the route .

with Michaela
GraMc 19/Mar/16 Lead O/S
with bryher, bryn
evhall 28/Feb/16 Lead rpt
with David
Billg 14/Feb/16 Lead O/S
with Megan Beaumont
guy xavier percival 20/Jan/16 Lead
with Helen
Hidden 16/Jan/16 Lead O/S
Abowlofpetunias ??/2016 2nd
kenneM 15/Nov/15 Lead rpt
with Chris
Hidden 08/Nov/15 2nd O/S
Samuel P 08/Nov/15 Lead O/S

This is very sustained. No hard moves but it never stops. Wanted to try the right hand finish but was just to tired. Luckily the finish via the left isn't to hard.

with Tommy
Gibbo 01/Nov/15 Lead
with Ed Wright
Hidden 17/Sep/15 Lead rpt
Benjaminblanc 18/Aug/15 Lead β

Lead with quickdraws in. Very nervous and shaky start as I thought 6b was at my limit, turns out not!

with James Norris
kenneM 13/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with Chris
steve_gibbs 04/Aug/15 Lead rpt
with Pauline Picchio
Gibbo 30/Jul/15 Lead
with Matt Ward
GridNorth 28/Jul/15 Lead

Did this when it was a pseudo trad route. It's better in it's current form and well worth doing.

with James Reeley
Hidden 14/Jul/15 Lead O/S
Kev Little ?/Jul/15 Lead O/S
nickwhimster 25/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with dan
Hidden 25/Jun/15 Lead
Michael Little 22/Jun/15 Lead
vertigo 07/Jun/15 Lead β
with Simon
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 07/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Steph
pscholl 25/May/15 Lead rpt

11 bolts (+ 2BB), not 9 as in the topo

with Tania
Tom Seccombe 19/May/15 Lead O/S
with max goodman
Hidden 16/May/15 Lead G/U
Phil Murray 09/May/15 2nd rpt

Not a warm up, hence pulled on 2nd clip.

with Steve Wright
Hidden 07/May/15 Lead O/S
steve_gibbs 22/Apr/15 Lead rpt
with Tom Barratt
hutchay 21/Apr/15 Lead rpt
Hulda 21/Apr/15 Lead
with Marina
Hidden 21/Apr/15 Lead O/S
Bates 18/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Pete swaine
sideshow84 16/Apr/15 Lead rpt
Hidden 16/Apr/15 Lead G/U
Tim_C7 ?/Apr/15 Lead
Dan Jenkin 20/Mar/15 Lead O/S
with Gordon Jenkin
JoeE 06/Mar/15 2nd
RichyBOYY 06/Mar/15 Lead O/S
with Joe
evhall 24/Dec/14 Lead rpt
with David
hutchay 14/Dec/14 Lead O/S

Was going to do the alternate finish, but it started raining and it didn't look friendly in the wet.

with Rose, Emily Palmer
ericinbristol 28/Nov/14 Lead O/S
Cheese Monkey 28/Nov/14 2nd rpt
with Eric
evhall 25/Oct/14 Lead rpt
with David
Hidden 19/Oct/14 Lead O/S
Paul Robertson 10/Oct/14 Lead dog
leigh 28/Sep/14 2nd
shaunstar9 28/Sep/14 Lead dog

Chepstow Zombie Finish....might have been a bit strenuous for a warm-up!! Got through the harder moves at the bottom no problem, just pumped at the overhang!

with Leigh
Hidden 24/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Aug/14 2nd O/S
abtibbs 29/Jul/14 Lead rpt

Attempted for the second time this month having just got back into outdoor climbing. Managed to do it clean with preplaced quickdraws.

hutchay 26/Jul/14 Lead O/S
duncan 26/Jul/14 Lead
pheotleyr 23/Jul/14 Lead rpt
Hidden 20/Jul/14 Lead O/S
steve phillips 20/Jul/14 Lead O/S

good route

pscholl 11/Jul/14 Lead rpt
with TomJ
FernandoHidalgo 10/Jul/14 TR dog

Beginning really polished, nice route after that.

afrosam 10/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with DaveX
abtibbs 03/Jul/14 Lead dog

Dogged at first bolt. First outdoor climbing for a while, need some practise.

Hidden 03/Jul/14 Lead dog
sideshow84 03/Jul/14 Lead O/S
zcsharp 03/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Jun/14 Lead rpt
DorsetGareth 27/Jun/14 Lead β
Jon_Warner 25/Jun/14 Lead O/S

I like this route.

with Chaz Mc'Dee
Stanners 18/Jun/14 Lead O/S

great route. Intended to finish off on the right hand variation but basically seemed more easy to finish up straight! probably all the chalk showing the holds!

Jon_Warner 18/Jun/14 Lead O/S

It's a quarry route, but it's a very good quarry route.

with Tom Jordan
TomJ 18/Jun/14 Lead

Watch out for a few loose flakes on the final clip

Quarryboy 17/Jun/14 Lead O/S

Crux is the start with some kind of sloping holds after which though you can kind of just chill and go into casual climbing mode.

Hidden 13/Jun/14 Lead O/S
George Frisby 09/Jun/14 Lead RP

Had a few goes at the bottom to work out the sequence, then did the whole thing clean. Bottom section is the 6B bit really, rest is fairly easy.

clams ?/Jun/14 Lead

Run out at top - bit psychlogical for a sport route

CatMc ?/Jun/14 2nd dog
with clams
steve_gibbs 21/May/14 Lead O/S
with Ollie Stevens
Hidden 19/May/14 TR O/S
Nialllusby 19/May/14 Lead O/S
with Emma Ross, Iain bridges
chrisscutt 19/May/14 Lead O/S
with ant
Phil Murray 14/May/14 AltLd dog

Top roped to half height, on pre-placed gear, then led to overlap. Pulled above this, slightly to the right, and a jug just came away! I've done this route many times, and this hold was chalked. Off I wanged, onto bolt/peg. Then carried on after a quick check. Hmmm! Bizarre - surely this is a trade route now?

with Steve Richardson, Shaunagh Harvey-Kelly
LucasHarazin 19/Apr/14 Lead β
just one more 19/Apr/14 -

A good varied route,prob only 6a+

with LucasHarazin, Max B
Gibbo 15/Apr/14 Lead
with Jimbo Latimer
Ricky Rocks 05/Apr/14 Lead O/S
James Marshall 05/Apr/14 Lead β
with rich hard rock
hankyc ?/Apr/14 Lead O/S
tommy.henriksson78 ?/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Apr/14 Lead RP
bonelessivar 24/Mar/14 Lead RP

Z-clipped the second bolt, lowered off then got it clean on first proper attempt. Hard start. Cold fingers.

DaveX 16/Mar/14 Lead dog

One fall on warm up. Some interesting runouts.

_m.cox_ 22/Feb/14 Lead O/S
evhall 19/Jan/14 Lead rpt

Twice today

with Jon
mallardhealhook 19/Jan/14 Lead rpt
with Evhall
evhall 12/Jan/14 Lead rpt
with Mike D
evhall 11/Jan/14 Lead dog

cold hands!

with jerzy
Cheese Monkey 09/Jan/14 Lead rpt
with Shaun
Wise ??/2014 -
mallardhealhook 24/Dec/13 Lead dog
with Evhall
evhall 24/Dec/13 Lead dog
with goat
JKinsella 24/Oct/13 Lead β

Basically the same as its neighbour!

with Alex
Alex Winter 24/Oct/13 Lead O/S

Pleasant. Tricky start.

with Joe
Kemics 23/Oct/13 Lead rpt

First post-injury climb. Climbed again to recover draws. I was told 6a+ and have sand bagged many people. Hard start either way.

with Marta
crimpylewis 15/Sep/13 Lead O/S
AndrewCollins ?/Sep/13 Lead RP

first ever outdoor climb on top rope...

with Finan
Justin T 21/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Nancy, Wayne
Gibbo 13/Aug/13 Lead
with Kath Rosedale, Tom Sutherland
Tom Heslam 02/Aug/13 Lead O/S
tom.e 30/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Charlie Everett
Gibbo 25/Jul/13 Lead
with Claire Chipperfield, Tom Gibbison
Chubbard 24/Jul/13 Lead O/S

Really good. Quite long.

with Derek
Tim M 15/Jun/13 Lead rpt
with Steve W
katherinesydney 09/Jun/13 2nd rpt

found this so much easier than i did earlier in the week! helps not to faff too long at the beginning...

with tom kett
Phil Murray 05/Jun/13 Lead RP

Crux is the bottom! Steady thereafter. Very plesaing; some bolts spaced but easy ground.

with Steve Wright
katherinesydney 04/Jun/13 2nd dog

good route with some nice moves and sequences not always immediately obvious. that, and we're super unfit: that's why we rested our way up and took for-ages... (F6b?)

Hidden 26/May/13 Lead O/S
jas128 26/May/13 2nd β
MikeC59 24/May/13 2nd

rained when near top

with Ian L
Phil Murray 23/May/13 2nd O/S
with Ian Law
Hidden 19/May/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/May/13 Lead
James Smith 12/May/13 Lead O/S

really enjoyed this actually. never too hard but still quite technical so keeps you interested. 6b bolted?

with tom, caleb
thomb 12/May/13 Lead
thomasadixon 30/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Becca
BeccaSnowden 30/Apr/13 Lead RP
with Tom
richiebongo 22/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Nick Smith
Hidden 19/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Mar/13 2nd dog
tommy.henriksson78 09/Mar/13 Lead dog
Brian H 17/Feb/13 Lead O/S
Ragingpossum 16/Feb/13 Lead dnf

Lowered off on the bolt below the rusty peg. Didn't fancy the run out to the next bolt.

Hidden 16/Feb/13 Lead
Cheese Monkey 07/Feb/13 Lead β


with Alan
wurzelinzummerset 07/Feb/13 TR dnf

Worked the moves up to the first bolt which I found hard but doable.

with Ben
frank ramsay 03/Feb/13 Lead
with Aaron
Aaron Lines 03/Feb/13 Lead rpt
evhall 27/Jan/13 Lead rpt
with goat
Marti999 24/Jan/13 Lead O/S
with Debbie
Hidden 04/Jan/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Jan/13 Lead O/S
Tom Brierley Gore 18/Nov/12 Lead O/S

There's a new right hand variation at the top, very nice consistent route, with a tricky start.

karenhh 18/Nov/12 2nd dog
Didymus 07/Nov/12 Lead O/S

Surprisingly good now recently retrobolted. F6a+/b?

with Gordon
pheotleyr 21/Oct/12 Lead O/S

approximately this line (i think) is now retro-bolted as a sports climb. start is maybe soft F6b, afterwards about 20 meters of F6a / F6a+ climbing. actually very enjoyable!

Hidden 10/Oct/12 Lead O/S
Aaron Lines 10/Oct/12 Lead O/S
with martin
IceMonkey1982 ??/2003 -
mike fenwick ?/Jul/96 TR
AndySL 22/Jul/93 Lead O/S
with Francis
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