20m.

Rockfax Description
Start up the thin crack. A fine climb with continual interest. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
The second line of bolts. Follow a discontinuous crack, present at the start and through the central bulge. Finish direct, not onto Deus Ex Machina. Retro-bolted 2013

T Foster 1988

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CUMC Ticklist, Rockfax South Wales Sandstone Graded List, Mid-Sixes Starred Valleys Sandstone

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roundabout 18 Jun, 2016 Show βeta
βeta: Revisit for the old man who was very happy his route has been retro bolted, and he lead it beautifully ( I managed). Still got it 28 years later! Lovely, lovely.
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CALLUM RICHARDS 12 Aug -
Jaako 8 Aug Lead rpt
Paul Robertson 1 Aug Lead rpt
with Joseph Robertson, William Robertson
with Joseph Robertson, William Robertson
will_of_fortune 6 Jul Lead O/S
with wlin, Alastair Adams-Cairns, Alex Jakeman, Abi
with wlin, Alastair Adams-Cairns, Alex Jakeman, Abi
wlin 6 Jul Lead O/S pink; outstanding moves
pink; outstanding moves
Hidden 6 Jul Lead O/S
MatWeale 5 Jul Lead β
Lukechandler 30 Jun Lead O/S
mcd0well 9 Jun Lead rpt
with ljkenny
with ljkenny
abirosser 9 Jun Lead G/U
with Ryan
with Ryan
ROTMac 1 Jun Lead dog Gnarly
Gnarly
TeenageMutantClimbingTurtle 1 Jun Lead dnf
with Stroppy
with Stroppy
Hidden 1 Jun Lead β
Stroppy 1 Jun Lead β
MJaff 1 Jun Lead dog
Ben Harper 1 Jun Lead O/S
with Stroppy
with Stroppy
ulbau 11 May Lead β First two bolts pre-clipped.
First two bolts pre-clipped.
Hidden 11 May Lead O/S
AliceMay37 11 May Lead O/S
Hidden 6 May Lead rpt
Max Lowry 4 May Lead O/S
liucija.lat 4 May Lead O/S
OliverR17 30 Apr Lead rpt Warm up
with Krystal
Warm up
with Krystal
Hidden 30 Apr Lead rpt
Hidden 16 Apr Lead rpt
martinfindlay 14 Apr Lead O/S
chrishunt55 14 Apr Lead β Really nice climb. Matrin went first and put in the draws. Really small foot holds in places
Really nice climb. Matrin went first and put in the draws. Really small foot holds in places
Hidden 13 Apr Lead rpt
Hidden 13 Apr Lead O/S
Ben.o.neill 13 Apr Lead O/S
with LuciaS
with LuciaS
Matt Clifton 13 Apr Lead rpt
with Helen
with Helen
tania 13 Apr Lead O/S
gingernick 11 Apr Lead rpt
with Dean Jones
with Dean Jones
jonah rohwer 11 Apr Lead O/S
BenjaminLockie 10 Apr Lead β
adamsriches 7 Apr Lead O/S
with Jackie
with Jackie
dryvita 7 Apr Lead O/S
Elodie 7 Apr Lead O/S
RoseDafoe 7 Apr Lead O/S
with Andy
with Andy
David Dickinson 7 Apr Lead O/S
with Elodie
with Elodie
johnhan310 7 Apr Lead O/S
Ollie B 28 Mar Lead O/S Got a belay off a guy at the crag. Nice chap.
with Random
Got a belay off a guy at the crag. Nice chap.
with Random
Bronwyn Tarr 24 Mar Lead dog Probably could/should have done this clean, but had to reset after first bolt and then came off on first attempt of crux. Made it as a layback after that but the bit of rock I was pulling on is loose... Otherwise a really really fun awesome route !
with Rowland
Probably could/should have done this clean, but had to reset after first bolt and then came off on first attempt of crux. Made it as a layback after that but the bit of rock I was pulling on is loose... Otherwise a really really fun awesome route !
with Rowland
Super-Afro 23 Mar Lead O/S
AshBarnes 9 Mar Lead β Clipstick'd the second bolt
Clipstick'd the second bolt
PaulJepson 9 Mar Lead β Clipsticked 2nd bolt. Start isn't too bad but I am tall. Technical crux was defo around half height but, as the description alludes to, there are a number of 6b moves. None desperate but holds your interest throughout.
Clipsticked 2nd bolt. Start isn't too bad but I am tall. Technical crux was defo around half height but, as the description alludes to, there are a number of 6b moves. None desperate but holds your interest throughout.
JGriffiths 9 Mar Lead β Clipsticked the second bolt
Clipsticked the second bolt
Loz10 25 Feb Lead RP
Martina Gola 25 Feb Lead β
Jamie Hoare 16 Feb Lead β Hard start but fun route left feeling great!
with Tom Breddal
Hard start but fun route left feeling great!
with Tom Breddal
Hidden 5 Jan Lead O/S
poeter210 5 Jan Lead β
with druss
with druss
Josh Lewis 2 Jan Lead O/S
with J. Butters
with J. Butters
Rocky1339 3 Nov, 2018 Lead O/S Made my stomach turn :D Nice route
with Oliver, Petar Samkov
Made my stomach turn :D Nice route
with Oliver, Petar Samkov
Bob Peters 27 Oct, 2018 Lead RP After toproping with haz a few weeks ago
with Joe
After toproping with haz a few weeks ago
with Joe
Hidden 21 Oct, 2018 2nd O/S
james n 21 Oct, 2018 Lead O/S
with Lisa P
with Lisa P
evhall 21 Oct, 2018 Lead rpt
with Sarju
with Sarju
Bates 20 Oct, 2018 Lead O/S
with Jacek
with Jacek
mcd0well 20 Oct, 2018 Lead β
with ljkenny
with ljkenny
rtyler 20 Oct, 2018 Lead O/S
David Clover 20 Oct, 2018 2nd
with rtyler
with rtyler
samparsons 20 Oct, 2018 Lead β
emmafizzle 20 Oct, 2018 Lead O/S
ljkenny 20 Oct, 2018 Lead dog Grabbed a quickdraw to prevent a fall through the crux.
Grabbed a quickdraw to prevent a fall through the crux.
Cian 11 Oct, 2018 Lead rpt
vickydavies 5 Oct, 2018 Lead β
with Marcus
with Marcus
OliverR17 3 Oct, 2018 Lead rpt Equipping the route
with Krystal
Equipping the route
with Krystal
Hidden 3 Oct, 2018 Lead RP
Cian 2 Oct, 2018 Lead O/S Great climb that flows superbly, one of the most enjoyable climbs at the crag.
Great climb that flows superbly, one of the most enjoyable climbs at the crag.
Bernie L 30 Sep, 2018 Lead O/S
eddieclimb 30 Sep, 2018 Lead O/S
with Rich Smith, DanielW
with Rich Smith, DanielW
pguilloux 30 Sep, 2018 Lead O/S
with Rob S
with Rob S
Andy Luckwell 15 Sep, 2018 Lead
cdpuk 15 Sep, 2018 Lead O/S Very nice.
Very nice.
Eloise Horsfield 15 Sep, 2018 Lead RP
Hidden 15 Sep, 2018 2nd
Lady Vee 15 Sep, 2018 Lead O/S Great climb. Technical moves and 6b all the way.
Great climb. Technical moves and 6b all the way.
Eloise Horsfield 1 Sep, 2018 Lead dog Tricky start, the rest's a dream
Tricky start, the rest's a dream
Hidden 31 Aug, 2018 Lead rpt
gingernick 31 Aug, 2018 Lead rpt
with devo, Dean Jones
with devo, Dean Jones
Hidden 26 Aug, 2018 Lead O/S
fammer 25 Aug, 2018 Lead O/S
with Alex
with Alex
WillCrabtree 25 Aug, 2018 Lead O/S
Alas.d.air21 25 Aug, 2018 Lead O/S
robbielee1 25 Aug, 2018 Lead
with Lottie Walker, Alas.d.air21
with Lottie Walker, Alas.d.air21
Hidden 18 Aug, 2018 Lead rpt
Robmwatt 17 Aug, 2018 Lead
Hidden 9 Aug, 2018 Lead O/S
Hidden 9 Aug, 2018 2nd rpt
Ian Bell 21 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S
SteveLobley 14 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S Bold as balls climb in my view but as the man says 'continual interest' - you're telling me! One of the climbs of the day though. Really good. Nice to O/S it.
with Rich Taylor
Bold as balls climb in my view but as the man says 'continual interest' - you're telling me! One of the climbs of the day though. Really good. Nice to O/S it.
with Rich Taylor
ashtasht 13 Jun, 2018 Lead β
with Eve.G
with Eve.G
Eve.G 13 Jun, 2018 2nd rpt
Hidden 10 Jun, 2018 Lead β
richsmithinbristol 10 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
Spillers 28 May, 2018 Lead O/S
Alex Seekings 19 May, 2018 Lead O/S Probably the best of its grade at the crag
Probably the best of its grade at the crag
PatrickBoothroyd 19 May, 2018 Lead RP
raibagikashyap 19 May, 2018 TR dog
Penny32 17 May, 2018 Lead O/S Lovely route, lovely moves, awesome crag
with Phillipa
Lovely route, lovely moves, awesome crag
with Phillipa
Hidden 15 May, 2018 Lead rpt
Billg 15 May, 2018 Lead O/S
with PhoebeG
with PhoebeG
jk29 14 May, 2018 Lead O/S
with Eira
with Eira
jk29 14 May, 2018 TR rpt
Hidden 13 May, 2018 Lead rpt
nikolai17 13 May, 2018 Lead O/S
with Vicky
with Vicky
OliverR17 12 May, 2018 Lead RP Watch out for the loose block directly below 5th(?) clip!! Took 2 attempts to get feet sorted on first few moves. Otherwise a good route.
with Amy S, Ruth, Krystal
Watch out for the loose block directly below 5th(?) clip!! Took 2 attempts to get feet sorted on first few moves. Otherwise a good route.
with Amy S, Ruth, Krystal
Hidden 12 May, 2018 TR dog
dshearer 10 May, 2018 Lead rpt
Hidden 26 Apr, 2018 Lead RP
Climbingenthusiast 26 Apr, 2018 Lead rpt
with Eleanor meardon, ZClegg, Josh Lewis
with Eleanor meardon, ZClegg, Josh Lewis
Tom92 18 Apr, 2018 Lead O/S
Hidden 18 Apr, 2018 Lead O/S
Slater425 14 Apr, 2018 Lead O/S
Hidden ?Apr, 2018 Lead O/S
gobbledigook 25 Mar, 2018 Lead O/S
lorenzom ??, 2018 Lead hard start
with Pedro
hard start
with Pedro
waynekinrade ??, 2018 Lead
with PaulG90
with PaulG90
julesmckim 1 Dec, 2017 Lead rpt
AlexRenshaw 1 Dec, 2017 Lead
RosieYates 29 Nov, 2017 Lead O/S Really nice interesting climbing. One wet jug that didn't affect the route at all.
with mop449
Really nice interesting climbing. One wet jug that didn't affect the route at all.
with mop449
Eugetj 15 Oct, 2017 Lead O/S
with Roy Thomas, Andy Meek
with Roy Thomas, Andy Meek
Stickle Tarn 15 Oct, 2017 Lead O/S
vertigo 5 Oct, 2017 Lead O/S
just one more 5 Oct, 2017 Lead O/S
with vertigo
with vertigo
Hidden 25 Sep, 2017 Lead dnf
Hidden 23 Sep, 2017 TR dog
Eve.G 19 Sep, 2017 2nd dog
embob 12 Sep, 2017 Lead Thought this was brilliant! Really good varied moves on lovely sandstone.
with alik b
Thought this was brilliant! Really good varied moves on lovely sandstone.
with alik b
Jakeleeworthy 2 Sep, 2017 Lead O/S
with Tony Leeworthy
with Tony Leeworthy
hutster781 2 Sep, 2017 Lead O/S
with jake leeworthy
with jake leeworthy
guy127917 31 Aug, 2017 Lead O/S
Bones [:B 31 Aug, 2017 2nd β
wilchivs 21 Aug, 2017 Lead O/S Very pleasant climbing
with James Taylor
Very pleasant climbing
with James Taylor
Climbingenthusiast 21 Aug, 2017 Lead rpt
Lizlet13 20 Jul, 2017 TR
with Wayne, PG
with Wayne, PG
alexn 7 Jul, 2017 -
julesmckim 5 Jul, 2017 Lead O/S Interesting all the way
with Alex Nichols
Interesting all the way
with Alex Nichols
hutchay 1 Jul, 2017 Lead O/S
mattrm 12 Jun, 2017 TR Did the first half before traversing to the 6c to finish due to concerns about rope swing.
with Joe Gallacher
Did the first half before traversing to the 6c to finish due to concerns about rope swing.
with Joe Gallacher
kmcmonagle 23 May, 2017 Lead
with Naomi
with Naomi
philipbwilliams 21 May, 2017 2nd O/S
with Tim monks
with Tim monks
evhall 21 May, 2017 Lead dog it's all about footwork - get them in the right place...
it's all about footwork - get them in the right place...
Tim M 21 May, 2017 Lead O/S
with Matt Ward, Phil T
with Matt Ward, Phil T
Phil Murray 13 May, 2017 Lead O/S Pleased to work out each crux! No pushover.
Pleased to work out each crux! No pushover.
Hidden 13 May, 2017 2nd
tobydunford 7 May, 2017 Lead O/S
with Tomar
with Tomar
David Clover 7 May, 2017 Lead O/S
Eve.G 7 May, 2017 TR dog
miriamclaire 7 May, 2017 Lead O/S
Hidden 19 Apr, 2017 2nd O/S
mop449 10 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S Interesting all the way. A few blocks look like they are coming loose.
with Sam Garland, RosieYates
Interesting all the way. A few blocks look like they are coming loose.
with Sam Garland, RosieYates
Hidden 8 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S
mattrm 8 Apr, 2017 TR O/S Actually managed this clean, which I was happy with.
Actually managed this clean, which I was happy with.
Hidden 3 Apr, 2017 Lead dog
gingernick 2 Apr, 2017 Lead
Giles Davis 2 Apr, 2017 Lead rpt Wobbled a bit until some beta from Nick helped me focus.
Wobbled a bit until some beta from Nick helped me focus.
Anita Davis 2 Apr, 2017 2nd dog
jamie_bkc 22 Jan, 2017 Lead β Really enjoyed this, interesting climbing with some dynamic moves for the short. Finished by traversing left through the small overhang; hands in the roof and high feet on the mini slab beneath it.
Really enjoyed this, interesting climbing with some dynamic moves for the short. Finished by traversing left through the small overhang; hands in the roof and high feet on the mini slab beneath it.
caradogr 21 Jan, 2017 Lead β
with Virgil, Timm
with Virgil, Timm
Kyuzo ?Jan, 2017 -
climb62 ??, 2017 -
Cheese Monkey 4 Nov, 2016 Lead rpt
patrickcd 4 Nov, 2016 Lead β
partz 10 Sep, 2016 Lead O/S Worthwhile!
with CLedden
Worthwhile!
with CLedden
Hidden 10 Sep, 2016 Lead O/S
Climbingenthusiast 31 Aug, 2016 Lead O/S
with dkilner
with dkilner
dkilner 31 Aug, 2016 Lead O/S
steveanthony 5 Jul, 2016 Lead
gingernick 5 Jul, 2016 Lead rpt
with Alex Duckett, steveanthony
with Alex Duckett, steveanthony
roundabout 18 Jun, 2016 2nd β Revisit for the old man who was very happy his route has been retro bolted, and he lead it beautifully ( I managed). Still got it 28 years later! Lovely, lovely.
with stony
Revisit for the old man who was very happy his route has been retro bolted, and he lead it beautifully ( I managed). Still got it 28 years later! Lovely, lovely.
with stony
Hidden 26 May, 2016 Lead rpt
c jepps 25 May, 2016 Lead O/S
myrddinmuse 25 May, 2016 2nd
No? Yes! 25 May, 2016 Lead Felt like a 6B+ start !
with Rob Andrews
Felt like a 6B+ start !
with Rob Andrews
Hidden 23 May, 2016 Lead rpt
Hidden 16 May, 2016 Lead rpt
Hidden 14 May, 2016 Lead O/S
Hidden 14 May, 2016 Lead O/S
bpmclimb 13 May, 2016 Lead O/S Finished left to lower off.
Finished left to lower off.
Huntlyfiddler 13 May, 2016 2nd
Hidden 17 Apr, 2016 Lead O/S
AlexanderWilliams 10 Apr, 2016 Lead O/S Nice climb. Good start followed by easy climbing.
Nice climb. Good start followed by easy climbing.
chris wyatt 1 Apr, 2016 Lead O/S
with ernesto
with ernesto
AndThenIWasFlying 13 Mar, 2016 Lead O/S
sideshow84 13 Mar, 2016 Lead β
Hidden 27 Feb, 2016 Lead RP
Rob McGurk 27 Feb, 2016 Lead O/S Really fun climb. Hard start and some tricky bits on minuscule feet higher up.
Really fun climb. Hard start and some tricky bits on minuscule feet higher up.
Rusty Grylls 1 Nov, 2015 TR β
RichyBOYY 1 Oct, 2015 Lead O/S
with Callum H
with Callum H
Jon_Warner 6 Sep, 2015 Lead β Awesome long pitch. Will clean up nicely.
with Jenni, Mark Glaister
Awesome long pitch. Will clean up nicely.
with Jenni, Mark Glaister
Hidden 6 Sep, 2015 Lead β
Hidden 31 Jul, 2015 TR dog
Gareth T 30 Jul, 2015 Lead rpt
with Andrew Pocklington
with Andrew Pocklington
Hidden 25 Jul, 2015 Lead O/S
Hidden 19 Jul, 2015 Lead rpt
emdawes 18 Jul, 2015 Lead O/S
FrenchOlly 11 Jul, 2015 Lead O/S
Cheese Monkey 11 Jul, 2015 Lead O/S
with Liam J
with Liam J
Hidden 11 Jul, 2015 TR dog
spearing05 28 Jun, 2015 Lead rpt
Hidden 28 Jun, 2015 Lead rpt
Gareth T 24 Jun, 2015 Lead rpt
with James Mcmunn
with James Mcmunn
simo 21 Jun, 2015 Lead rpt
with Pavol
with Pavol
simo 3 Jun, 2015 Lead rpt
with Shane
with Shane
joe1joe1joe2 31 May, 2015 Lead O/S Nice climb, tough first moves.
Nice climb, tough first moves.
steveanthony 28 May, 2015 Lead rpt
gingernick 28 May, 2015 Lead rpt Good
Good
Hidden 25 May, 2015 Lead
VPJB 24 May, 2015 Lead
Gareth T 21 May, 2015 Lead rpt
with Sonya
with Sonya
gingernick 20 May, 2015 Lead rpt
with Alex Duckett, dmorgan27, Dean Jones
with Alex Duckett, dmorgan27, Dean Jones
spearing05 17 May, 2015 Lead rpt Clip sticked second bolt, think I've got the move now, tiny under cling crimp to help balance rockover.
Clip sticked second bolt, think I've got the move now, tiny under cling crimp to help balance rockover.
rsmith0903 16 May, 2015 Lead
with CJ1080
with CJ1080
CJ1080 16 May, 2015 Lead
Hidden 12 May, 2015 Lead rpt
spearing05 11 May, 2015 Lead dog One rest - turned out I didn't need it. Will return to get this clean
One rest - turned out I didn't need it. Will return to get this clean
huwbrace 22 Apr, 2015 Lead dog
Gareth T 22 Apr, 2015 Lead O/S
with SWMC
with SWMC
Hidden 22 Apr, 2015 2nd
rhys mence 18 Mar, 2015 Lead O/S
with Dan Hobbs
with Dan Hobbs
VPJB 15 Mar, 2015 Lead Nice climb but damp in places.
with Tom Guttridge
Nice climb but damp in places.
with Tom Guttridge
Tristan.Stricker 7 Mar, 2015 Lead O/S
jonsey1995 ?Mar, 2015 Lead O/S
simo 12 Feb, 2015 Lead rpt
Climbingenthusiast 7 Feb, 2015 Lead β
Steve Lewis 7 Feb, 2015 Lead β
evhall 1 Feb, 2015 Lead O/S
with tp45597
with tp45597
Hidden 1 Feb, 2015 2nd O/S
simo 24 Nov, 2014 Lead rpt
Ade7 1 Nov, 2014 Lead O/S
with Sam Brown
with Sam Brown
Hidden 1 Nov, 2014 Lead RP
AndrewP 4 Oct, 2014 Lead O/S Nice climb - worth a star.
Nice climb - worth a star.
FelixPeterken 4 Oct, 2014 Lead O/S
with AndrewP
with AndrewP
David Maddison 11 Sep, 2014 Lead O/S
imogen.fish 11 Sep, 2014 Lead O/S
afrosam 31 Aug, 2014 Lead O/S
Trisha Murphy 31 Aug, 2014 Lead O/S
with afrosam
with afrosam
khris 31 Aug, 2014 2nd
BicycleBradley 31 Aug, 2014 Lead O/S
with khris
with khris
Hidden 21 Jul, 2014 Lead rpt
gingernick 15 Jul, 2014 Lead rpt
steveanthony 15 Jul, 2014 Lead β
Hidden 13 Jul, 2014 Lead O/S
Hidden 5 Jul, 2014 Lead β
Paul Robertson 2 Jul, 2014 Lead O/S
simo 26 Jun, 2014 Lead rpt
mattrm 11 Jun, 2014 Lead dnf Got up to the first bolt, just messing around on it. Didn't have the time to drag myself up the whole route, so left it for now.
with Paul Griffith
Got up to the first bolt, just messing around on it. Didn't have the time to drag myself up the whole route, so left it for now.
with Paul Griffith
Hidden 11 Jun, 2014 2nd O/S
Didymus 11 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S
with Ra
with Ra
Giles Davis 4 May, 2014 Lead O/S Nice route with some sustained climbing at the grade.
Nice route with some sustained climbing at the grade.
Hidden 4 May, 2014 -
simo 15 Apr, 2014 Lead rpt
Dafydd Llywelyn 10 Apr, 2014 Lead O/S
Ricky Rocks 21 Mar, 2014 Lead O/S
Hidden 15 Mar, 2014 Lead O/S
dshearer 13 Mar, 2014 Lead β
shankie 9 Mar, 2014 TR O/S Quite a tidy climb. Glad I toproped it, would have been a bit touch and go leading!
with Simon Smith
Quite a tidy climb. Glad I toproped it, would have been a bit touch and go leading!
with Simon Smith
Tomas P ?Mar, 2014 Lead O/S
with Aelita
with Aelita
tommccluskey 16 Feb, 2014 Lead O/S
Petar Samkov 16 Feb, 2014 Lead β
harrythegunz 10 Oct, 2013 2nd
with Tom92
with Tom92
Hidden 19 Sep, 2013 Lead β
Mark Batey 2 May, 2009 TR dog
Hidden 1 Apr, 2008 Lead RP
Hidden ?Feb, 2008 TR O/S
goi.ashmore 6 Sep, 1991 Lead O/S
with Rich Lawrence, Phil Bent
with Rich Lawrence, Phil Bent
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Style of ascent
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