20m. Climb the prominent flake on the left side of Lower Buttress, then the crack above above with interest. Finish up the open corner. The bolt refered to by the FRCC Eskdale/Wasdale guide has long since disappeared but there are plenty of options for setting up a safe belay.

ClimberDateStyle
ldadams 08/May Lead O/S
with Mark Chaplin
r_o_b_h2 02/May Lead O/S
with Cath Moran
NeilGriffiths 29/Apr Lead
with Adrian Pedley
clams ?/Apr Lead
Rosie Henstock 23/Oct/16 Lead O/S
TGreen 23/Oct/16 2nd O/S
broady 05/Sep/16 Lead O/S
with Sarah laffin
alaster tonge 01/Sep/16 Lead O/S
with Lailah, Assad Lahlou
Hidden 22/Jul/16 2nd O/S
Peter Goulding 22/Jul/16 Lead O/S
Little B 17/Jul/16 2nd rpt
with Simon
Simonfarfaraway 17/Jul/16 Lead O/S
nickcj 23/Jun/16 TR
Danny Crump 08/Jun/16 Solo
kim.mulji 30/May/16 2nd O/S
rd20 30/May/16 Lead O/S
with Clare
oscaig 30/May/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/May/16 Lead O/S
JenShelley 09/Apr/16 Lead O/S

Really very wet

with Jon
Hidden 09/Apr/16 2nd O/S
Johnsulli 19/Mar/16 Lead O/S

Committing move onto the slab.

with Tom Cooper
Hidden 25/Sep/15 2nd rpt
Stewart_DarkSide 25/Sep/15 Lead O/S

Nice lead climb to finish the evening with - would have finished quicker if I'd remembered all the gear...

with Dave
Roberttaylor 24/Sep/15 2nd O/S
with Clare Muir
Ken Taylor 03/Sep/15 Lead O/S
with John Jennings, Harry Salisbury
john lynch 16/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with Bethan D, rosie, mike lynch
john lynch 16/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with Bethan D, rosie, mike lynch
Hidden 13/Aug/15 2nd
burto 02/Aug/15 Solo O/S
Little B 15/Jul/15 Lead rpt
with Jane
akhughes 30/Jun/15 Lead O/S
craig naylor 06/Jun/15 Solo
DanielBryan 05/Jun/15 Lead O/S
AndrewP 05/Jun/15 2nd O/S
with Daniel Bryan
Charlie Zephyr Booth 24/May/15 AltLd
with martin smith
Petarghh 20/May/15 Lead O/S
lorens holm 05/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Leonard, Rosa, Oscar
gingerking ?/Nov/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Aug/14 Lead O/S
pimpy 23/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Chris
Sam-westcott 28/Jun/14 Lead
PaulC 28/Jun/14 2nd
Blueso 21/Jun/14 2nd
with Anna
B4tgirl 21/Jun/14 Lead O/S

Interesting, varied climbing that feels quite bold in parts!

with Tony
vinspin 13/Jun/14 2nd O/S
with kaz, carl
sea_lene 01/Jun/14 Lead O/S

balancy moves up steep section, friction toe hooked a groove (possibly didn't need to, but it felt awesome!), placed gear to the left blind. Corner above was "bleugh", did nothing for me...

Hidden 31/May/14 TR
Hidden 26/May/14 Lead
eldre070 24/May/14 Lead O/S

Nice stuff. MVS and no more.

with Stuart barclay
Hidden 21/May/14 2nd O/S
elliptic 18/May/14 Solo
jon bradley 17/May/14 Lead O/S
with Charles Brett
HimTiggins 05/May/14 Lead O/S
with Amanda
Hidden 15/Apr/14 TR rpt
ynot 15/Apr/14 TR rpt
Hidden 14/Apr/14 2nd O/S
Hidden ?/Apr/14 Lead O/S
gav 14/Sep/13 Lead

Fairly straightforward climbing, though the step off the pinnacle feels committing. Enough gear in the route, guidebook MVS feels fair. Possibly stepped a bit off route into a niche on the left near the top. Stepped back across before final mantle but probably skipped a move up. Nice climb, worth 2 stars IMO.

with Stew, Mark
Hidden 30/Jul/13 2nd
smithjmw46 22/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Morag Kennedy, Nathan Jones
Hidden 04/Jul/13 TR O/S
Andysomething 24/Jun/13 2nd rpt
with Bruce Perry
Hidden 24/Jun/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 18/Jun/13 Solo rpt
rem12112122 04/Jun/13 Lead
Hidden 16/May/13 TR rpt
j_turner023 06/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Wil
Hidden 30/Mar/13 Lead rpt
lanky ??/2013 Lead
with Rach
Hidden 29/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Wooda 06/Sep/12 2nd
Hidden 05/Sep/12 Lead
Hidden 05/Sep/12 2nd
John Brayshaw 12/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Aug/12 2nd
erica 12/Aug/12 2nd
with John
wadh1720 10/Jun/12 Lead O/S

Now know what the Fireball XL5 is (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fireball_XL5)! Nice climb and crux most fun part. No bolt belay, unless I am blind. Great end to a gorgeous afternoon.

with John R
Alex Parker 04/Jun/12 TR

nice climb after mama bear had lead and babybear had second'd.

Babybear 04/Jun/12 2nd O/S
Laura Parker 04/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Andysomething 09/May/12 Lead O/S

Good varied climbing

with Bruce Perry
Adi Hooper 03/May/12 Lead
with Roger Ward
s.scott 30/Mar/12 Lead
Hidden 25/Mar/12 2nd O/S
Ian Hinkins 24/Mar/12 Lead
colin smith 22/Mar/12 Lead
with Paul Winstanley
sarah hawker 18/Mar/12 2nd O/S

Ed's lead

malteserEd 18/Mar/12 Lead
Hidden 11/Mar/12 2nd O/S
Hidden ??/2012 2nd O/S
Martin Bennett 15/Nov/11 -
with RA
Rob Rocket 12/Nov/11 Lead O/S
with C P Shaw
Hidden 12/Nov/11 2nd
Ste Ridd 20/Sep/11 Lead
Shaw Brown 18/Sep/11 Lead

Led in trainers,rock boots in bag still at home!

Hidden 18/Sep/11 2nd
Hidden 31/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Wainers44 30/Aug/11 2nd
barney800 29/Aug/11 Lead O/S

Move onto the slab felt tricky, but is actually quite easy when committed.

with Katherine Shaw
i_a_coops 14/Jul/11 Lead O/S
zach.stone 14/Jul/11 2nd
theotherpetehill 14/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Darron 09/Jul/11 -
Hidden 27/Jun/11 Lead O/S
drysori 27/Jun/11 2nd
Timo Austino 12/Jun/11 2nd O/S

1st proper trad, like, lead n it rained too - go girl!!

with Nats
crazy chicken 12/Jun/11 Lead O/S

My first full on trad lead! Reet happy and psyched to keep on going :-)

with Timo Austino
Bob M 14/May/11 Lead
with Chris Bristow
Pinkgremlin 01/May/11 TR
darrenk 16/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Apr/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 23/Jan/11 2nd
ali newman ukc 23/Jan/11 -
mcglenr25 23/Jan/11 Lead O/S
ar1fbr ??/2011 -
rgd1977 09/Oct/10 Lead O/S
beckybray1 09/Oct/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 05/Sep/10 Lead O/S
nia 30/Aug/10 Lead
with osian fletcher, Pete rodgers
Hidden 08/Aug/10 Lead
Ann S 27/Jun/10 2nd

Should have romped up this with good jams but spooked off by granite, backed off.

with Chris Tan
Adam1973 27/Jun/10 2nd
with Chris Tan, Ann S
Steven Andrews 07/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Harry
djmarko75 ?/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Gulon 18/May/10 Lead O/S

My hardest lead. Got sketched out and stuck on top of the pinnacle, took nearly 3 hours for me to complete, but what a great feeling when I did! Good job it was sunny so my partners got a nice tan whilst being bored out out of their minds!

isi_o 18/May/10 2nd
JackPott 18/May/10 2nd β
Roger Cruse 08/May/10 2nd rpt
with Kris
Hidden 02/May/10 Lead O/S
Monkey_Alan 02/May/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Apr/10 2nd
Caralynh 24/Apr/10 Lead rpt
jl 06/Mar/10 Lead O/S
ollismark 06/Mar/10 2nd
with penny lynch, Jon Lynch
Hidden ??/2010 2nd O/S
NorthernRock 22/Oct/09 2nd
andymoin 20/Sep/09 Solo O/S

One rock over move.

Hidden ?/Sep/09 Lead O/S
matthewjames 17/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Michael Watson
Lisaaa 17/Aug/09 2nd
Reaver2k 17/Aug/09 Lead O/S

Only HS really, a slightly awkward but well protected move up over the wall then very basic all the way up the slab with good gear. Couldn't find the bolt belay so constructed some out of some old tat round a chockstone I found, a hex in a boulder that moved, and a decent cam placement.

with Lisa Trollope
cmsg 09/Aug/09 2nd O/S
with Adam Young, Llewelyn Thomas
Hidden 09/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Tanya Savage 25/Jul/09 2nd

To get there, go round the hill not over! VS rather than MVS as per guidebook. Very steep wall, still some awkward moves after angle eases.

Neil Pacey 25/Jul/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Jul/09 Lead
Hidden 01/Jul/09 Solo
joe king 21/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Rose
Rosey Posey 21/Jun/09 2nd O/S
with Paul
steveP 21/Jun/09 2nd O/S
with Simon Ringrose
Hidden 12/Jun/09 -
Marq 24/May/09 2nd O/S
Richard Weller 23/May/09 -
with David Small
Blisco 03/May/09 2nd
Joris.Roulleau 03/May/09 Lead O/S
hamish2016 18/Apr/09 2nd O/S
with Tom Ripley
andyhutch77 07/Feb/09 AltLd

Very good climb tricky move onto the block and a fine finish.

with Marc Tomlinson
pieweb 27/Sep/08 2nd O/S
with Trevor Cruse
George Ormerod 27/Sep/08 2nd O/S
with Chris Ford
Hidden 25/Sep/08 2nd
Hidden 01/Aug/08 Lead rpt
ewen 28/Jul/08 Solo O/S
robert10507 27/Jul/08 Lead O/S
with Dylan, Stu
Peter Metcalfe 14/Jun/08 2nd
with Rob Hopkins
net 14/Jun/08 2nd
with Rob & Pete
Hidden 13/Jun/08 Lead O/S
biggianthead 09/Jun/08 -
with T
Hidden 04/Jun/08 -
Hidden 23/May/08 Lead O/S
petegunn 18/May/08 2nd
with Davina
Hidden 18/May/08 Lead O/S
coral21 11/May/08 2nd
with Steve, Tom
Timpy1584 11/May/08 2nd
with Caz, Steve
stimpey 11/May/08 Lead O/S
with Tom, Cas
Hidden 02/May/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Oct/07 Lead
220bpm 30/Sep/07 2nd
with Dave
BruceG 31/Jul/07 2nd
with Marty
Hidden 21/Jul/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Jul/07 2nd
Stephen Shaw 23/Jun/07 Lead
Rampikino 23/Jun/07 Lead
with MMC Various
John Kettle 23/Jun/07 Lead O/S
KitCat 23/Jun/07 2nd
with MMC
Hidden ?/Jun/07 2nd
Hidden 28/May/07 Lead O/S
simonfife 26/May/07 Lead O/S
with jrenee
Hidden 27/Apr/07 Lead O/S
Rob Rocket 15/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Pete Randall
Pete Randall 15/Apr/07 2nd O/S
with Rob
victim of mathematics 09/Apr/07 2nd O/S
with Dan Denehy
GiveHerHelen 09/Apr/07 2nd O/S
Jonny M 09/Apr/07 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2007 Lead
petegunn ??/2007 2nd
FrankW 15/Sep/06 2nd O/S
with Joe
Caralynh 13/Aug/06 Lead O/S

Great route, lots of fun!

Hidden 13/Aug/06 2nd dnf
Peter Metcalfe 13/Aug/06 Lead

A sneaky crux with unpleasant consequences if you stuff things up. HS 4b would probably be a better grade as the rest of the route is pretty easy.

with Alan Maines
adam carless 13/Aug/06 2nd O/S

Nice moves all the way.

Hidden ?/Aug/06 Lead
fizzy_elephant 24/Jul/06 Lead O/S
with stu
Hidden 24/Jul/06 AltLd O/S
Hidden 08/Jul/06 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jul/06 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jul/06 2nd rpt
Simon Caldwell 24/Jun/06 Lead O/S

Much better protected than the grade suggests, a super little route.

with Carmen
Hidden ??/2006 TR O/S
Mark Davies PK ?/Aug/05 Lead O/S
with Ady Short
Hidden ?/Jun/05 Lead
babymoac 21/May/05 Lead
with Pete C
Hammy 21/Aug/04 2nd
with Joe Gittens
Trobbo 15/Jun/04 Lead O/S
with martin dale
Monk ?/May/04 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Jul/03 TR
Hidden 21/Jun/03 2nd O/S
Hammy 31/May/03 TR
Hidden ?/Apr/03 Lead O/S
Little B 05/May/02 Lead O/S
with Jane
Hidden ??/2002 Lead
Chris the Tall 18/Jun/00 Lead O/S
with Bill G
Hidden 11/Mar/00 -
lost.arrow 03/May/99 Lead
with Gill Heartly
Andy Say 14/Nov/98 Solo
Hidden 13/Apr/97 2nd
Hidden 31/Mar/97 -
Neil Conway 29/Mar/97 Lead O/S
with Darren Leigh
biggianthead 18/May/96 -
with HT
Rog Wilko ?/Jul/95 Lead

hard for grade - VS 4c?

with Debbie Wilkinson
steve prior ?/Apr/95 Lead
with Roz C
RichardMc 17/Jun/90 2nd
with Angel Vila
Hammy 14/Aug/85 Solo
1 users have this on their wishlist
Voting
High HVS
Mid HVS
Low HVS
High VS
Mid VS
Low VS
High HS
Mid HS
Low HS
Votes cast 44
High 4c
Mid 4c
Low 4c
High 4b
Mid 4b
Low 4b
High 4a
Mid 4a
Low 4a
Votes cast 39
Votes cast 37
Style of ascent
Lead
Followed
Toproped
Soloed
Alt Leads
Not Set
Onsighted
Repeated
DNF
Flashed (β)
Not Set