Rockfax Description
The best line on the North West Face. Start at the appealing crack-line 20m to the left of the edge of the face.
Start up the initially wide section of crack to a ledge at 4m and then follow the corner-crack and chimney above to the top. © Rockfax

Ticklists: West Country Climbs.

Mark D 10/Jul/17 Lead O/S
Rosie Henstock 10/Jul/17 2nd O/S

Climbed 2 hours and 45mins after low tide as the sea was getting more violent. Lots of squealing and swearing at Mr Duggan to go faster!

Mark Kemball 11/Jun/17 AltLd

Waves bigger and sea rougher than we thought they were, got rather damp. Great fun

with Helen Wilson, Rob Seymour, Philip Wilson
Rob Seymour 11/Jun/17 2nd

Apparently when you think the tide is going out but it is actually coming in with a big swell, this is an "heuristic error". I call it getting completely wet and slightly frightened. Still, I expect the the climb would be really good if it wasn't covered in sea water ...

with Helen Wilson, Philip Wilson, Mark Kemball
JC95Evans 31/May/17 Lead O/S
Lizard Ollie 31/May/17 2nd O/S

Jess flawlessly laybacking the crack was watched in amazement by both me and a seal

Hidden 28/Apr/17 TR O/S
Hidden 23/Jul/16 2nd
Ana Broad 23/Jul/16 Lead
with Emma
timreynolds 23/Jul/16 Lead
miriamclaire 04/Jun/16 2nd
Hidden 30/Apr/16 Lead O/S
David Clover ?/Aug/15 Lead O/S
daxtari 16/Jun/15 2nd O/S
neilstubbs 03/Aug/14 Lead O/S

Great climb but tough at the grade, I've climbed easier VS's

with Stefan Parkin
BLodge 16/Jun/14 Lead
augustus trout 15/Jun/14 Lead O/S
AndyMcCoy 15/Jun/14 Lead

Led it but put a prussik on the ab rope for the offwidth crack as a precaution. Did it as a layback which was hard work.

with Tony Bird
MaccMark 15/Jun/14 2nd
Hidden 14/Jun/14 Lead
Hidden 14/Jun/14 2nd
Spearos 18/May/14 2nd O/S
with Riggo
Cheese Monkey 18/Apr/14 2nd O/S

Great lead from Ian. Laybacked up the corner which was great fun

with Ian H
ian hendy ??/2014 Lead O/S
Hamish777 27/Jul/13 Lead O/S

A great jamming crack, I managed to get in the crack most of one leg and whole arm, removing them was fun.

with Andrea
andrea83 27/Jul/13 2nd O/S

Good lead by Hamish-fast lead out in order to get to the top of the crag before the tide came in.

with Hamish
Steve Lenartowicz 13/Jul/13 Lead
with Clare
MinHazeldine 15/Jun/13 Lead O/S
arandall 08/Nov/12 Lead O/S
Wendy Watthews 08/Nov/12 2nd O/S
SurferStan 07/Sep/12 2nd O/S
Ribbit 07/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Chris
AEH ?/May/11 TR
Master Chief 23/Mar/11 2nd O/S
with jgclimb
RichardMc 25/Jun/09 Lead
with Mark Davies
Mark Davies PK 25/Jun/09 2nd O/S

Utter sandabag. Failed on crux so seconded. would have no problem giving this HVS 4c!

with Richard
Different Steve 12/Apr/09 2nd O/S

Crux is a poorly (i.e. not) protected offwidth - good lead from Joe

with Joe
joehanks61 12/Apr/09 -
Bob M 02/Aug/06 Lead
Norman_P_W 02/Aug/06 2nd
with Bob M
malc 16/Apr/92 2nd
RichardMc 09/Apr/77 Lead
with Jane Gamble, Steve Ecclestone
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