8m.

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12m. The hanging left arete of the face is gained from the face on the right. Climb a groove to a big spike runner, step down and balance out to the arete. Swap sides and finish more easily. © Rockfax

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willflewallen 12 Oct Show βeta
βeta: note: this was before i broke the flake.
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βeta: note: this was before i broke the flake.
willflewallen 12 Oct Show βeta
βeta: whipped off this and my nut flew a flake off just on the right hand side of the arete below the jug. Not sure how if this of affected the routes
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βeta: whipped off this and my nut flew a flake off just on the right hand side of the arete below the jug. Not sure how if this of affected the routes
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James Milton 12 Oct Lead O/S Good fun. Will ripped a flake off on his lead attempt
Good fun. Will ripped a flake off on his lead attempt
willflewallen 12 Oct Lead dnf
willflewallen 12 Oct 2nd
JBO 25 Aug Lead O/S
PatrickRT 20 Aug Lead O/S Really fun route move across scary
Really fun route move across scary
Adamski1986 22 Apr -
with Gema Martin Ordas
with Gema Martin Ordas
Hidden 20 Apr 2nd O/S
robertmichaellovell 3 Mar 2nd
with Joe Spoor
with Joe Spoor
Heather Milne 2 Mar 2nd O/S Lovely technical climb
with Euan S
Lovely technical climb
with Euan S
Euan S 2 Mar Lead rpt
JayEdwards 24 Feb Lead O/S
with OLGrady
with OLGrady
watson.b 17 Feb Lead rpt
Hidden 16 Feb Lead O/S
Jmpollard 21 Oct, 2018 Lead O/S Nice climbing whilst it lasts!
Nice climbing whilst it lasts!
Ben Grounsell 21 Oct, 2018 2nd β
Dogwood 20 Oct, 2018 Lead O/S
with Pav
with Pav
Stuart Walker 20 Oct, 2018 Lead O/S
Connorh 7 Oct, 2018 Lead O/S Absolutely no escape once you are on the arete, good fun
Absolutely no escape once you are on the arete, good fun
Chelsey Robinson 30 Sep, 2018 2nd O/S
watson.b 3 Jul, 2018 Lead rpt
CameronDotSmith 17 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S Class problem on good holds.
Class problem on good holds.
Euan S 15 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
rachelSquirrel 15 Jun, 2018 2nd dog
with Euan S
with Euan S
topsyturvy 6 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S belay from tony.
belay from tony.
Sophieo16 24 May, 2018 2nd O/S
Jack Ridley 23 May, 2018 Lead
joem 16 May, 2018 2nd
Chuck 15 Oct, 2017 2nd
with DannyC
with DannyC
Richard Alderton 6 Oct, 2017 2nd rpt
with Al
with Al
Jim Auger 24 Sep, 2017 2nd O/S
with Joe, Elvis
with Joe, Elvis
OLGrady 16 Jul, 2017 Lead
JemG 16 Jul, 2017 TR β
with ben laxton
with ben laxton
Dynomite ?Jul, 2017 2nd O/S
with OLGrady
with OLGrady
Adamski1986 20 Jun, 2017 Lead rpt
Alpenglow 12 Jun, 2017 TR rpt
with Ollie N
with Ollie N
ESmith 12 Jun, 2017 TR O/S
with Ollie Newport
with Ollie Newport
Ursula 31 May, 2017 Lead
Tony Myers 31 May, 2017 2nd O/S
Jack Ridley 30 May, 2017 2nd
watson.b 30 May, 2017 Lead β
Tom.Priestley 15 Apr, 2017 2nd O/S Not 5c but E2 as the gear isn't much help by the time you get to the arete. Lovely 5a climbing straight up the arete tho.
Not 5c but E2 as the gear isn't much help by the time you get to the arete. Lovely 5a climbing straight up the arete tho.
Scott Quinn 15 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S very soft
very soft
Hidden 2 Jan, 2017 2nd
Hidden ??, 2017 -
08nbrierley 29 Oct, 2016 Lead O/S
with rich, adam
with rich, adam
Adamski1986 29 Oct, 2016 2nd
with 08nbrierley, Richard Gage
with 08nbrierley, Richard Gage
Alpenglow 2 Oct, 2016 Lead O/S Fantastic route with a suiting name. The feeling of exposure is real! Traverse is fine as long as you don't hang around. One sling around the spike. E2 5b**
with NUMC
Fantastic route with a suiting name. The feeling of exposure is real! Traverse is fine as long as you don't hang around. One sling around the spike. E2 5b**
with NUMC
OLGrady 2 Oct, 2016 Lead O/S Fantastic climb feels really exposed on the arête but the climbing is easier once the arête is reached.
Fantastic climb feels really exposed on the arête but the climbing is easier once the arête is reached.
Adam.Watson 2 Oct, 2016 2nd
with OLGrady
with OLGrady
Andysomething 29 Sep, 2016 2nd dog Too hard for my noodle arms. Fantastic lead by CB (70)
with Colin Binks
Too hard for my noodle arms. Fantastic lead by CB (70)
with Colin Binks
Hidden 25 Sep, 2016 Lead
Bloke on a Rope 9 Sep, 2016 Lead O/S Pretty steady for the grade more like soft E2 5b.
Pretty steady for the grade more like soft E2 5b.
Climbster 9 Sep, 2016 Lead O/S
Hugh Simons 21 Jul, 2016 Lead G/U Fell going for the arete, really gutted as once I committed second go it was fine! Some pretty cool moves!
Fell going for the arete, really gutted as once I committed second go it was fine! Some pretty cool moves!
Hidden 13 Mar, 2016 Lead
Hidden ??, 2016 -
tbmcbrid 1 Nov, 2015 TR O/S Interesting traverse
with Liam
Interesting traverse
with Liam
Hidden 15 Aug, 2015 Lead O/S
Hidden 18 Jul, 2015 -
stub1990 4 May, 2015 2nd O/S
with watson.b, Adam Gregg
with watson.b, Adam Gregg
watson.b 4 May, 2015 2nd rpt Felt easier this time
Felt easier this time
Adamski1986 4 May, 2015 Lead β
Dervey 20 Mar, 2015 Lead O/S
Richard Alderton 20 Mar, 2015 2nd dog
with Dervey
with Dervey
John Haxon ??, 2015 -
Hidden 18 Oct, 2014 Lead O/S
Klingon 21 Sep, 2014 2nd
with Andy, Capt Kirk
with Andy, Capt Kirk
Hidden 14 Aug, 2014 Lead
kyaizawa 26 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S Wild and exposed lead. Awesome moves, but it feels like some holds are missing. It also won't help the next climber that another hold broke in Emma's hand...
Wild and exposed lead. Awesome moves, but it feels like some holds are missing. It also won't help the next climber that another hold broke in Emma's hand...
Emma Reynolds 26 Jun, 2014 2nd
Hidden 11 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S
watson.b 11 Jun, 2014 2nd O/S
JonnoP 12 Apr, 2014 Lead O/S
with Malcolm, Zoe S
with Malcolm, Zoe S
Hidden 16 Mar, 2014 2nd
Lunar25 1 Feb, 2014 2nd O/S
Hidden 1 Feb, 2014 Lead O/S
BenBrotherton 16 Jan, 2014 Lead O/S
with Tim Cross
with Tim Cross
sarah hawker 15 Dec, 2013 TR dog Ran out of go when I reached the arete. Rested on rope then finished from same place
with mariner
Ran out of go when I reached the arete. Rested on rope then finished from same place
with mariner
salix 22 Sep, 2013 Lead O/S Over too soon. Good but not what I'd bigged it up to be. E2 5b probably gives a better feel of the exposure.
with Jules, Frazer
Over too soon. Good but not what I'd bigged it up to be. E2 5b probably gives a better feel of the exposure.
with Jules, Frazer
Ulgrid 22 Sep, 2013 2nd O/S
with Other Will, Fraz
with Other Will, Fraz
robertmichaellovell 21 Sep, 2013 Lead
with Mike, Andi
with Mike, Andi
mike_tamanawis 21 Sep, 2013 2nd O/S
with robertmichaellovell, Andreas B
with robertmichaellovell, Andreas B
Brendan 9 Aug, 2013 Lead O/S
with Robert, Del
with Robert, Del
Natalie feather ?Aug, 2013 Lead
Gabe Oliver 30 Jun, 2013 Lead O/S such a good climb! stepping out to the arete is airy and very exciting. Best route of the day, 3 stars if it was longer
such a good climb! stepping out to the arete is airy and very exciting. Best route of the day, 3 stars if it was longer
MDowson 22 Jul, 2012 2nd O/S
with sam webb
with sam webb
dakidunn 5 Jun, 2012 TR John Haxon lead this climb, very bold, very brave. We all finished it on a top rope except Gary who seconded. Amazing lead, much respect!!
with John Haxon, Gary Kempster
John Haxon lead this climb, very bold, very brave. We all finished it on a top rope except Gary who seconded. Amazing lead, much respect!!
with John Haxon, Gary Kempster
Simnel 5 Jun, 2012 TR
with John H
with John H
Madden 1 Apr, 2012 TR dog Looks like some major holds have snapped off. Would've been hard enough anyway, now it's just nails.
Looks like some major holds have snapped off. Would've been hard enough anyway, now it's just nails.
Trevera 18 Feb, 2012 Lead
with Richard Pow
with Richard Pow
Hidden 18 Feb, 2012 2nd
Hidden ?Feb, 2012 Lead O/S
Heike 22 Oct, 2011 -
with Brian
with Brian
Macleod 22 Oct, 2011 Lead O/S
with anthony
with anthony
Antd 22 Oct, 2011 2nd
Klingon 23 Sep, 2011 2nd Nice climb but scary
with Capt Kirk
Nice climb but scary
with Capt Kirk
chrism225 10 Sep, 2011 Lead O/S
with JRae
with JRae
pmurdy 10 Sep, 2011 2nd O/S
Hidden 30 Jul, 2011 Lead rpt
Natalie feather ?Jul, 2011 2nd
TomAnderson11 26 Jun, 2011 2nd O/S slightly tight rope at one point during the traverse
slightly tight rope at one point during the traverse
Hidden 30 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
Euan Strachan 2 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S Spicy traverse. Teetered out then thought better of going out away from the gear, so found another RP placement at my feet halfway through the traverse to prevent a swing
with Rori Brooker
Spicy traverse. Teetered out then thought better of going out away from the gear, so found another RP placement at my feet halfway through the traverse to prevent a swing
with Rori Brooker
Hidden 2 Apr, 2011 2nd
GraMc 2 Apr, 2011 Lead RP fannyed about adn had to rest on first bit of gear! went back to the flake and did it clean
fannyed about adn had to rest on first bit of gear! went back to the flake and did it clean
odox 2 Oct, 2010 2nd
with clarky
with clarky
clarky 2 Oct, 2010 Lead O/S went too low and nearly stacked it :)
with odox
went too low and nearly stacked it :)
with odox
duncman 31 May, 2010 Lead β Really enjoyed this, great exposure and not one to fall off.
Really enjoyed this, great exposure and not one to fall off.
hawkins321 10 Apr, 2010 Lead O/S
with chris thompson
with chris thompson
mhairi thorburn 23 Mar, 2010 Lead O/S
with andrew, pamela
with andrew, pamela
j0shwyatt000 17 Mar, 2010 Lead O/S
Andy Moles 3 Mar, 2010 Lead O/S
Fergus Cuthill 3 Mar, 2010 2nd O/S
with Andy
with Andy
1202alarm ?Jan, 2010 2nd
1202alarm ?Jan, 2010 2nd O/S
1202alarm ?Jan, 2010 2nd
1202alarm ?Jan, 2010 2nd
1202alarm ?Jan, 2010 2nd
1202alarm ?Jan, 2010 2nd
1202alarm ?Jan, 2010 2nd
apollo18 ?Jan, 2010 Lead
apollo18 ??, 2010 Lead O/S
carlh ??, 2010 -
scott gibson ??, 2010 -
Ian Jones 25 Oct, 2009 Lead O/S Bit of a doddle. There is a good wire to be had on an expanding flake before the arete.
with Tim Clarke
Bit of a doddle. There is a good wire to be had on an expanding flake before the arete.
with Tim Clarke
Hidden 25 Oct, 2009 2nd
Dave Warburton 18 Oct, 2009 Lead O/S V.Good climb, good exposure but short. Very straightforward only put a sling on the spike then climbed to the top E2 5b**
with Alain (LUUMC)
V.Good climb, good exposure but short. Very straightforward only put a sling on the spike then climbed to the top E2 5b**
with Alain (LUUMC)
Hidden 30 Aug, 2009 Lead O/S
odox 2 Aug, 2009 Lead rpt Happy to tick off this one on the sharp end. Swang song for my indian retreat :)
Happy to tick off this one on the sharp end. Swang song for my indian retreat :)
Hidden 6 Jun, 2009 Lead
david morse 24 May, 2009 2nd
with andy+ben
with andy+ben
Hidden 24 May, 2009 Lead β
Ben1983 24 May, 2009 Lead O/S
Trefo 17 May, 2009 2nd rpt still a very nice route.
with tom pitchforth
still a very nice route.
with tom pitchforth
Chad123 25 Apr, 2009 AltLd rpt Silly top rope link up with crux of First Born to start, not recommended!
with Kiwi Steve
Silly top rope link up with crux of First Born to start, not recommended!
with Kiwi Steve
Woodiee 18 Apr, 2009 Lead O/S Contender for route of the crag - fine, exposed traverse with brilliant arete to finish... ***
with Rose Stephenson
Contender for route of the crag - fine, exposed traverse with brilliant arete to finish... ***
with Rose Stephenson
odox 18 Apr, 2009 2nd Fantastic route, tricky move coming out onto the arête (crux) then lovely moves all the way up. Three stars.
with Woodiee
Fantastic route, tricky move coming out onto the arête (crux) then lovely moves all the way up. Three stars.
with Woodiee
Trefo 18 Apr, 2009 Lead O/S very nice airy climbing,a really good route. Definitely an E2, as a fall whilst placing gear on the arete would result in a large swing into the slab.
with rich
very nice airy climbing,a really good route. Definitely an E2, as a fall whilst placing gear on the arete would result in a large swing into the slab.
with rich
Hidden 8 Apr, 2009 Lead rpt
Claire Taylor 8 Apr, 2009 2nd O/S
mulletcocktail2000 5 Apr, 2009 2nd O/S
with john
with john
jored ?Apr, 2009 -
with Ryan
with Ryan
burto 21 Jan, 2009 Lead β
with ducky
with ducky
Sean Bell 9 Jan, 2009 2nd
with Neil C
with Neil C
Hidden ?Oct, 2008 Lead β
clive-greenwood 1 Sep, 2008 TR O/S
MikeLeeds 1 Sep, 2008 TR dog Fell off once
Fell off once
Hidden 15 Jul, 2008 2nd β
scott gibson 15 Jul, 2008 Lead
burto 28 Jun, 2008 Lead dnf
with marcus
with marcus
Hidden 26 Apr, 2008 Lead O/S
Chad123 13 Apr, 2008 AltLd O/S Hard E1? Easy E2?? The debate continues - it's airy and a little bold to the arete, but only really 1 or 2 5b ish moves... Excellent position, shame it's so short! We both lead it in the end - Humble's first E2!
with James Humble
Hard E1? Easy E2?? The debate continues - it's airy and a little bold to the arete, but only really 1 or 2 5b ish moves... Excellent position, shame it's so short! We both lead it in the end - Humble's first E2!
with James Humble
jimstanton 27 Feb, 2008 2nd O/S
mattyork2 23 Feb, 2008 Lead O/S Went round the arete and pulled up on to the top of the crag from the face.
Went round the arete and pulled up on to the top of the crag from the face.
Hidden 9 Feb, 2008 2nd O/S
jonnie3430 9 Feb, 2008 Lead
with Dave B
with Dave B
Hidden 21 Oct, 2007 2nd
Hidden 10 May, 2007 Lead β
Russell Lovett 11 Mar, 2007 2nd rpt
with richard ?
with richard ?
Hidden ?Oct, 2006 Lead O/S
ArnaudG 28 Aug, 2006 2nd
barney_edin 9 Oct, 2005 Lead O/S
TallAndyC 10 Aug, 2000 Solo O/S
gypsy3006 ??, 2000 Lead
jonka ??, 2000 Lead
hobblingfool ??, 2000 Lead O/S
Hidden 27 May, 1999 Lead
Neil McA 12 Oct, 1996 Lead O/S
with Noel Crane, Andy Cave
with Noel Crane, Andy Cave
Bruce Kerr 29 Sep, 1996 Solo
with geomac
with geomac
greenroom ??, 1996 Lead O/S
The Pulsing Motorik of Neu! 29 Apr, 1995 2nd O/S
with Hannah B S
with Hannah B S
djones66 ?Apr, 1994 Lead O/S Felt high in the grade when I did it in 1994 as an E1. Don't suppose its got any easier since. p.s. while I was belaying on the slabs at the top, an adder came winding in and out of my ropes to and from the tree.
Felt high in the grade when I did it in 1994 as an E1. Don't suppose its got any easier since. p.s. while I was belaying on the slabs at the top, an adder came winding in and out of my ropes to and from the tree.
FATBOYFAT ??, 1992 Solo O/S
gme 1 Jan, 1990 -
Steve Crowe 13 Jun, 1986 2nd O/S Led often since.
Led often since.
Lone Rider 26 Apr, 1986 Lead O/S
with Sheila Lockhart
with Sheila Lockhart
andybirtwistle 26 Oct, 1985 -
mitch1960 ??, 1985 -
with Jon Henderson
with Jon Henderson
Martin Bennett 13 Feb, 1982 TR
with JD
with JD
tripehound 1 Jun, 1980 -
Ritchyrich82 ??, 0000 2nd O/S
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