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The central bolted line of the wall is well worth the effort. Sustained with a hard section midway up the wall above the intermediate belay. © Rockfax

A Sharp 1988

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The Road to 8a

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User Date Style Notes & Partners
Hidden 1 Sep Lead β
eddieclimb 1 Sep Lead O/S
with DanielW
with DanielW
Hidden 22 Jul Lead dnf
cdpuk 22 Jun Lead O/S
with Chris Mooney
with Chris Mooney
Dugster 22 Jun TR dog
with cdpuk
with cdpuk
Alex Seekings 6 Jun Lead RP 2nd go, pumped off on the onsight. Really enjoyable
with Issy, Pierre
2nd go, pumped off on the onsight. Really enjoyable
with Issy, Pierre
Trevers 12 May 2nd dog Managed to get up it after lots of falls/rests, but chuffed I was able to complete every move! Really nice route with great rock quality.
Managed to get up it after lots of falls/rests, but chuffed I was able to complete every move! Really nice route with great rock quality.
Hidden 12 May Lead
Hidden 23 Apr Lead β
huwbrace 8 Apr TR
myrddinmuse 8 Apr TR Felt that I should do this as training but probably should've lead it. Felt smoother than Red Square but the TR works wonders sometimes. Such lovely moves though.
Felt that I should do this as training but probably should've lead it. Felt smoother than Red Square but the TR works wonders sometimes. Such lovely moves though.
gingernick 30 Mar Lead rpt
with BarwoodP, Alex Duckett
with BarwoodP, Alex Duckett
BarwoodP 30 Mar 2nd
tobydunford 23 Mar Lead O/S
with Tomar, Oli
with Tomar, Oli
Stroppy 17 Mar Lead dog
TeenageMutantClimbingTurtle 17 Mar 2nd dog
with Stroppy
with Stroppy
climb62 ?? -
sideshow84 7 Oct, 2018 Lead RP
fammer 7 Oct, 2018 Lead β Good route, happy to flash it. Had already done the lower section for route next door, and got some tips from Andy on the crux.
Good route, happy to flash it. Had already done the lower section for route next door, and got some tips from Andy on the crux.
johnhan310 2 Sep, 2018 Lead O/S Found the section after the first belay absolutely nails and sustained to the top....managed to stay on by the skin of my teeth... beepity beep
Found the section after the first belay absolutely nails and sustained to the top....managed to stay on by the skin of my teeth... beepity beep
Harrietbarford 2 Sep, 2018 Lead dog
Daniel 21 Aug, 2018 Lead O/S
Wise 19 Aug, 2018 Lead dog Fell off after snapping a hand hold of early on and then again at the top when miss read the route. Not one of my best efforts. Did seem hard though.
with J1_TOV
Fell off after snapping a hand hold of early on and then again at the top when miss read the route. Not one of my best efforts. Did seem hard though.
with J1_TOV
Slater425 14 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S
with Nige
with Nige
Petar Samkov 18 May, 2018 Lead rpt And one more time , as a warm up now ... not quite
And one more time , as a warm up now ... not quite
gingernick 14 May, 2018 Lead rpt
with Giles Davis, Dean Jones
with Giles Davis, Dean Jones
TBromley 3 May, 2018 Lead dnf Only up to first belay as a warm up, felt very dirty and grassy in places
with Jake MacMillan
Only up to first belay as a warm up, felt very dirty and grassy in places
with Jake MacMillan
chris wyatt 29 Apr, 2018 Lead RP 2nd go after misreading first time
2nd go after misreading first time
Petar Samkov 29 Apr, 2018 Lead rpt Apparently have done it 4 years ago.... not memories at all, glad to get some beta from Chris.
Apparently have done it 4 years ago.... not memories at all, glad to get some beta from Chris.
myrddinmuse 29 Apr, 2018 TR O/S Felt good and comfortable, excluding the start slab again. Took the middle bit after that direct, quite fun. Probably a good thing to try on T/R.
with MegWan
Felt good and comfortable, excluding the start slab again. Took the middle bit after that direct, quite fun. Probably a good thing to try on T/R.
with MegWan
myrddinmuse 29 Apr, 2018 Lead RP Felt really flowing at the crux. Rests and clips at just the right places. Loads of fun.
with MegWan
Felt really flowing at the crux. Rests and clips at just the right places. Loads of fun.
with MegWan
gingernick 25 Mar, 2018 Lead rpt
with Alex Duckett
with Alex Duckett
dickypips 11 Jan, 2018 Lead β Really good
with gav
Really good
with gav
gingernick 25 Nov, 2017 Lead rpt
with Alex Duckett
with Alex Duckett
mop449 19 Nov, 2017 Lead O/S Nice route. Very Taffs Wells-esque.
Nice route. Very Taffs Wells-esque.
julesmckim 29 Sep, 2017 Lead O/S Excellent route. Clicked into the zone better with this route. After struggling on Red Square, cruised this one. Nice holds!
with Rob Smart
Excellent route. Clicked into the zone better with this route. After struggling on Red Square, cruised this one. Nice holds!
with Rob Smart
Hidden 6 Aug, 2017 2nd O/S
james n 6 Aug, 2017 Lead O/S
with Lisa P
with Lisa P
slowmotion 14 Jul, 2017 Lead O/S
just one more 9 Jun, 2017 Lead O/S
patrickcd 9 Jun, 2017 Lead O/S
ericinbristol 31 May, 2017 Lead O/S
with vertigo
with vertigo
dclarkson 23 May, 2017 Lead O/S
with Tomas P
with Tomas P
Tomas P 23 May, 2017 Lead O/S
leglesslizard 9 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S
Hidden 28 Aug, 2016 Lead rpt
Matt Clifton ?Jun, 2016 Lead O/S
with Helen
with Helen
Giles Davis 3 Jun, 2015 Lead RP 1st Redpoint, nice climbing.
1st Redpoint, nice climbing.
steveanthony 7 Apr, 2015 Lead dog
gingernick 7 Apr, 2015 Lead rpt
with steveanthony, Dean Jones
with steveanthony, Dean Jones
Josh Lewis 2 Dec, 2014 Lead O/S
simo 2 Dec, 2014 Lead β
mikeshewring 30 Nov, 2014 Lead O/S
with sharpie
with sharpie
Ricky Rocks 15 Aug, 2014 Lead O/S
Petar Samkov 26 Feb, 2014 Lead β
tommccluskey 26 Feb, 2014 Lead RP Straight through from the bottom of the crag (seconding the approach pitch) Felt quite easy, did the crux dynamically which was exciting! Then petar did it statically....
Straight through from the bottom of the crag (seconding the approach pitch) Felt quite easy, did the crux dynamically which was exciting! Then petar did it statically....
tommccluskey 15 Oct, 2013 Lead dog In the dark. Got higher than last time but not to the 5th clip quite. Clean to the top too this time which was fun in pitch black
with Deej
In the dark. Got higher than last time but not to the 5th clip quite. Clean to the top too this time which was fun in pitch black
with Deej
Billg 3 Sep, 2013 Lead rpt
with Bob Brewer
with Bob Brewer
Billg 3 Sep, 2013 Lead rpt
with Bob Brewer
with Bob Brewer
tommccluskey 8 Jul, 2013 Lead dnf fell off the sloper above the 4th bolt and no energy left to try again, should get it next time though
with james
fell off the sloper above the 4th bolt and no energy left to try again, should get it next time though
with james
mauricechetwyndwoods1 26 May, 2013 TR dog
with Leo Grabowski
with Leo Grabowski
leo-z-g 19 May, 2013 Lead dog
with Maurice
with Maurice
Bates 3 Apr, 2013 Lead O/S
imogen.fish 6 Feb, 2013 Lead dog
guy xavier percival 4 Oct, 2012 Lead O/S
with paul
with paul
Paul Robertson 4 Oct, 2012 Lead dog
jon clayton 22 May, 2012 Lead O/S
Swamp murphy ??, 2012 Lead O/S
jcj ??, 2012 -
gingernick 2 Aug, 2011 Lead β Very good
with Dean Jones
Very good
with Dean Jones
Christian Reynish 26 Apr, 2011 AltLd lead bottom pitch then had one go on toprope, smeary.
lead bottom pitch then had one go on toprope, smeary.
Herron 22 Apr, 2011 TR O/S This is the second route in from the far left Calcite Wall
with Suzanne Richards, Shane Underwood
This is the second route in from the far left Calcite Wall
with Suzanne Richards, Shane Underwood
Tom Heslam 27 Mar, 2011 Lead O/S
with Ed Heslam
with Ed Heslam
Tom Heslam ??, 2011 Lead rpt
with Ed Heslam
with Ed Heslam
Claire S-J 15 Aug, 2010 2nd RP got clean on 2nd go
got clean on 2nd go
Hidden 29 Jul, 2010 2nd dog
Hidden 15 Apr, 2010 2nd
Cowflinger 12 Mar, 2010 Lead O/S
with Suzanne
with Suzanne
Hidden ??, 2010 -
Hidden 25 Aug, 2009 Lead RP
Paul Bowen 11 Jun, 2009 Lead rpt
with bec
with bec
SeanyC 20 Apr, 2009 Lead O/S
with marina
with marina
tweedcore 17 Mar, 2009 Lead dog
d_meacher 17 Mar, 2009 Lead dog
Mikeyped ??, 2009 TR rpt
DafSWMC 6 Dec, 2008 Lead RP Best of the three routes.
with gejones
Best of the three routes.
with gejones
gejones 6 Dec, 2008 Lead β Draws in, knew where the crux and jugs were after belaying Daf.
with DafSWMC
Draws in, knew where the crux and jugs were after belaying Daf.
with DafSWMC
Hidden ?Jul, 2008 -
Hidden 29 May, 2008 Lead O/S
DafSWMC 19 May, 2008 TR O/S
with spbond
with spbond
Iskander 3 May, 2008 Lead O/S
with Owen
with Owen
onlytovey ??, 2007 Lead RP
jcj ??, 2007 -
shoulders 23 Oct, 2005 Lead
with marric, sharpie, dai
with marric, sharpie, dai
Hidden 11 Jun, 2004 Lead β
goi.ashmore 20 May, 2004 Lead O/S
with Myles Jordan
with Myles Jordan
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