go past the peg on messach and continue straight up to a thin unprotectable leftward slanting crack and follow this to the top

jezb1 05/Apr/17 Lead

Thin moves a fair way above the good gear

Hidden 05/Apr/17 AltLd
Sardien 30/Jul/16 2nd rpt
with Kate, Andy Scott
Oscar Popels 16/Apr/16 AltLd O/S

Some lovely technical climbing climbing with interesting footwork and a bit of muster! Pitch 2 was my first foray into E numbers! An interesting prospect as I skipped E1 out!

ben.phillips 16/Apr/16 AltLd
andy_e 16/Apr/16 2nd O/S
Hidden ??/2016 -
jsmcfarland 14/Aug/15 Lead O/S

Led first pitch of Meshach (which was crap in my opinion, don't understand how the whole thing gets 3 stars), then Alan did a brilliant lead (his first or second HVS?) up through the crux roof to the Piton, but then didn't fancy his chances and lowered off back to the belay and we swapped ends. I got up to the piton easily but then was a bit mystified where to go from there (not having read the guidebook for this pitch (!)) and just went straight up. Completely unprotected 5b/c climbing with only the small wires+piton for protection lower down. Sketchy! I had no idea what I had climbed until I found this on UKC.

with Alan
Mike505 11/Apr/15 Lead O/S

Accidentally topped out on this (while thinking it was a bit run out for HVS). Lovely finishing sequence (limited gear) and plenty of hands off rests.

jmills94 11/Apr/15 2nd O/S

michael the hero lead this by mistake after trad climbing for less than a year... cluster of rp's at base of flakey crack then fire up it on small edges. Borderline 5c getting established but probably closer to 5b, a lovely move tho! (lanked by michael ;) )

with michael
lanky 02/Sep/14 AltLd
with Crook
Andy Chubb 18/May/14 Lead O/S

Brilliant climbing. Done by mistake instead of the normal Meshach finish. E2 due to complete lack of gear

with Nick Gregory
Big Lee 06/May/14 AltLd O/S

Led the first pitch. Lawrence accidentally did the Rattlesnake finish on the second pitch, which needed some delicate footwork.

Jay.Carr 18/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Malin Kvist
malinkvist 18/Apr/14 2nd
with Jay
stuart34 30/Sep/13 2nd
Hidden 30/Sep/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 10/Aug/13 2nd O/S
TomLanc 10/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Angela
alicee 09/Aug/13 2nd

We thought we were on the HVS, by the time dan worked it out it was too late to back track! wicked climb though :)

with Daniel Whitlum
MikeLeeds 13/Apr/13 AltLd O/S

Did Rattlesnake finish by accident, didn't feel like 5c, maybe because I thought I was on an HVS.

with John McMahon
Hidden 11/Mar/13 AltLd O/S
Hidden 26/May/12 2nd O/S
nic42 06/May/12 AltLd O/S
with tori, chris t
Sardien 22/Jan/12 2nd O/S

Superb climbing. Also the start - direct up the rib past some vegetation. Beautiful tiptoeing moves on very good rock

with Andy Scott
Hidden ??/2012 -
J.Wells 28/Jun/11 AltLd O/S


JasTaplin ?/Jun/11 AltLd O/S
Julie Carroll ?/Jun/11 Lead O/S

Thought I was on HVS, so a bit scary topping out, but absolutely brilliant!

with Paul Williams
Dale ?/May/11 AltLd O/S

Another good route, better than messach in my opinion more direct line. only one 5c move but don't fall as the micros will probally rip and u'll be going a long way.

with mike
Petarghh 02/Mar/11 2nd O/S

We thought we had gone wrong... nice finish though

Jack Loftus 02/Mar/11 2nd
Hidden 02/Mar/11 AltLd O/S
samrad 24/Jan/11 Lead O/S

the rattlesnake finish is about E1 5b. rather than the E2 5c stated in the book... its also pretty well protectable with small wires. easier than expected (kept on thinking there was gonna be some 5c move coming up:)

smallerrich 24/Jan/11 2nd
with Sam
Rory Shaw ??/2011 -
37degrees 11/Jul/09 AltLd O/S
with J.Baker
AndyGodber75 25/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Kris
Julesthe1st 02/May/09 AltLd O/S
with Paul Wolf
Hidden ??/2008 Lead O/S
eagleopus 07/Jul/07 AltLd O/S

Lead 2nd pitch (oops was supposed to be on the standard finish)

with Gareth
DavidR 11/Apr/07 AltLd O/S
Hidden ?/Apr/07 Lead O/S
tumbling wizard 24/Oct/06 Lead O/S
paul m hadley ??/2004 Lead
akhughes ??/2003 Lead
Steve Lewis 26/Nov/77 Solo
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