Rockfax Description
An enjoyable pitch aiming for the groove with a red left wall. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
The obvious groove with red right-hand wall and small capping roof. Finish up short flake.

R Thomas 1990

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Orange Spot South Wales Sport, The Road to 8a

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oli87 6 Oct Lead O/S
Geenajugs 21 Sep -
siofras 19 Sep Lead rpt
miriamd 12 Aug Lead β Big choss and bramble fest, slightly damp, a very different experience to the other route we did today
with Matt Arnold
Big choss and bramble fest, slightly damp, a very different experience to the other route we did today
with Matt Arnold
Hidden 5 Aug Lead O/S
Hidden 5 Aug Lead rpt
Hidden 28 Jul Lead O/S
pmcd93 18 Jul Lead β
with siofras
with siofras
siofras 18 Jul Lead O/S
with pmcd93
with pmcd93
jsmcfarland 22 Jun Lead O/S
Lady Vee 22 Jun Lead dnf
gilib 22 Jun TR dog
Dugster 22 Jun Lead β
with Chris mooney, cdpuk
with Chris mooney, cdpuk
pguilloux 22 Jun Lead O/S
with gilib
with gilib
cdpuk 22 Jun Lead β
with Chris Mooney, Dugster
with Chris Mooney, Dugster
Waity94 21 Jun - tricky finish where a big pull out of the crack line at the top to a few pulls which then requires a big reach a higher crack which is made awkward with a bulging rock, feels hairy at times but finish is easily accessed after! personally hardest part is the last stretch
tricky finish where a big pull out of the crack line at the top to a few pulls which then requires a big reach a higher crack which is made awkward with a bulging rock, feels hairy at times but finish is easily accessed after! personally hardest part is the last stretch
Tomasz13 5 Jun Lead
with darek
with darek
Behold81 1 Jun Lead O/S
Slothbert 1 Jun 2nd dog Sat after unclipping second to last clip. Struggled with sequence through penultimate clip to chains.
with Ant
Sat after unclipping second to last clip. Struggled with sequence through penultimate clip to chains.
with Ant
Hidden 21 May Lead
myrddinmuse 16 May Lead rpt Excellent! Nearly slipped on muddy wet slopers on the end but dug deep and got to the chains.
Excellent! Nearly slipped on muddy wet slopers on the end but dug deep and got to the chains.
Hidden 16 May Lead dog
OliverR17 16 May Lead dog Frustrating. Got pumped, and was already tired..
with Krystal
Frustrating. Got pumped, and was already tired..
with Krystal
Trevers 12 May Lead dnf Failed to escape the top of the groove. The bottom is quite dirty.
Failed to escape the top of the groove. The bottom is quite dirty.
Hidden 12 May -
sideshow84 7 Oct, 2018 Lead O/S
fammer 7 Oct, 2018 Lead O/S
Alex Seekings 3 Oct, 2018 Lead O/S
myrddinmuse 3 Oct, 2018 Lead O/S Great route! Love the groove climbing.
Great route! Love the groove climbing.
raibagikashyap 3 Oct, 2018 Lead dnf
tobichallis 3 Oct, 2018 Lead dog too many days on, fell below the chains.
too many days on, fell below the chains.
johnhan310 2 Sep, 2018 Lead O/S
john lynch 2 Sep, 2018 Lead O/S
Bethan May Davies 2 Sep, 2018 Lead
Harrietbarford 2 Sep, 2018 Lead O/S
Ian Bell 21 Aug, 2018 Lead dog Bit of aid at the top to save the dodgy shoulder. Some good moves in the top groove but overall quite muddy
Bit of aid at the top to save the dodgy shoulder. Some good moves in the top groove but overall quite muddy
Blanka 25 Jul, 2018 TR dog
Hidden 21 Jul, 2018 Lead
Hidden 15 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S
dshearer 12 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S
Lilypopskeal 4 Jul, 2018 TR RP Lead first and didn't commit to last moves, had a go on toprope and it went no problem. Top is spicy for the grade!
Lead first and didn't commit to last moves, had a go on toprope and it went no problem. Top is spicy for the grade!
Owen C 22 Jun, 2018 Lead dog
Climbingenthusiast 15 May, 2018 Lead rpt
with ZClegg
with ZClegg
chrislord 14 May, 2018 Lead O/S
dinjones 14 May, 2018 Lead O/S
Petar Samkov 13 May, 2018 Lead O/S Life is better with beer !!!!
Life is better with beer !!!!
ashtasht 12 May, 2018 Lead dog
AlexD 3 May, 2018 Lead dog
with Shamina
with Shamina
dmacmorris 18 Apr, 2018 Lead O/S
with Josh
with Josh
Alex Wade 5 Oct, 2017 Lead
julesmckim 29 Sep, 2017 Lead O/S Cool route. Felt hard for the grade. Quite wet and muddy at the top but even so the upper crack was tenuous!
with Rob Smart
Cool route. Felt hard for the grade. Quite wet and muddy at the top but even so the upper crack was tenuous!
with Rob Smart
eddie "grunty" goodey 17 Sep, 2017 Lead β finished on left good route
finished on left good route
Wayne.Gaudin 17 Sep, 2017 Lead O/S Great route apart from the pink roof on the final groove is quite loose and dirty.
Great route apart from the pink roof on the final groove is quite loose and dirty.
embob 13 Sep, 2017 Lead Top crack felt awkward!
with alik b
Top crack felt awkward!
with alik b
Climbingenthusiast 25 Jul, 2017 Lead rpt
wilchivs 25 Jul, 2017 Lead O/S
with James Taylor
with James Taylor
Hidden 14 Jul, 2017 Lead
slowmotion 14 Jul, 2017 Lead β
Ben Harper 14 Jul, 2017 Lead O/S
Hidden 1 Jul, 2017 -
willchis 22 Jun, 2017 Lead dog
dclarkson 30 May, 2017 Lead O/S
with Tomas P
with Tomas P
james n 21 May, 2017 Lead O/S
with Lisa P
with Lisa P
Hidden 21 May, 2017 2nd O/S
Climbingenthusiast 21 May, 2017 Lead O/S
with dkilner
with dkilner
Hidden 20 May, 2017 Lead O/S
JJones 18 May, 2017 Lead O/S excellent route.
excellent route.
dkilner 9 May, 2017 Lead O/S pumpy really good.
pumpy really good.
Climbingenthusiast 9 May, 2017 Lead RP
AshBarnes 6 May, 2017 Lead dnf The sopping wet pocket at the crux kept me from finishing.
The sopping wet pocket at the crux kept me from finishing.
Marie357 6 May, 2017 Lead dog Very muddy near the top
Very muddy near the top
Megan.richardson1 6 May, 2017 2nd
jammy4536 6 May, 2017 Lead O/S
Hidden 30 Aug, 2016 Lead rpt
spearing05 30 Aug, 2016 Lead rpt Clean finally. Easy when you know how.
Clean finally. Easy when you know how.
spearing05 18 Jul, 2016 TR dog Top roped to the last bolt (one fall en route) Took three attempts to figure the top.
Top roped to the last bolt (one fall en route) Took three attempts to figure the top.
Hidden 18 Jul, 2016 Lead dnf
Tree-normas 26 May, 2016 Lead Be carful. While leading it disodged a big Boulder just after third bolt, but was unable to remove it. Good route but may need some work.
Be carful. While leading it disodged a big Boulder just after third bolt, but was unable to remove it. Good route but may need some work.
Hidden 10 Sep, 2015 2nd dnf
Paul Robertson 3 Sep, 2015 Lead rpt
guy xavier percival 3 Sep, 2015 Lead O/S
with paul
with paul
tommccluskey 22 May, 2015 Lead rpt
HardmanJ 22 May, 2015 Lead O/S
Carl Watkins 21 Apr, 2015 Lead dog
with Billg
with Billg
Gareth T 17 Apr, 2015 2nd rpt
with Tim Popplestone
with Tim Popplestone
rhys mence 23 Sep, 2014 2nd
bluesharper 7 Aug, 2014 Lead β By mistake I did a combination with 'Not My Fault!' in the the middle part. I knew the finishing moves.
with Carwyn
By mistake I did a combination with 'Not My Fault!' in the the middle part. I knew the finishing moves.
with Carwyn
BFG 12 Jun, 2014 Lead
imogen.fish 12 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S
with BFG
with BFG
Gareth T 14 May, 2014 Lead rpt
with Andrew Pocklington
with Andrew Pocklington
AndrewP 5 May, 2014 Lead O/S Finished left at the roof - very wet to the right!
Finished left at the roof - very wet to the right!
FelixPeterken 5 May, 2014 Lead O/S
with AndrewP
with AndrewP
Hidden 4 Sep, 2013 Lead rpt
Gareth T 4 Sep, 2013 Lead dog
tommccluskey 8 Jul, 2013 Lead dog Need to do this earlier on next time
with alex
Need to do this earlier on next time
with alex
tommccluskey 26 May, 2013 Lead dog Fell above the last clip - gutted
with Harriet, james, jessbinx
Fell above the last clip - gutted
with Harriet, james, jessbinx
mauricechetwyndwoods1 26 May, 2013 Lead dog fell at the last clip, while pulling out of the over hang
with Leo Grabowski
fell at the last clip, while pulling out of the over hang
with Leo Grabowski
Clark2489 ??, 2013 -
tweedcore 23 Aug, 2012 Lead O/S
with Leo
with Leo
Webster 26 Mar, 2012 2nd
Smurf-cat 26 Mar, 2012 Lead O/S The top of this route the belay is kinda rusty and a bit sketchy looking.
with Webster
The top of this route the belay is kinda rusty and a bit sketchy looking.
with Webster
jcj ??, 2012 -
Hidden 17 Aug, 2011 Lead O/S
Swamp murphy 12 Jul, 2011 Lead
Josh Lewis 12 Jul, 2011 Lead
with C. Cole Hawthorne, Swamp murphy
with C. Cole Hawthorne, Swamp murphy
Hidden 6 May, 2011 Lead dnf
Claire S-J 13 May, 2010 2nd
Hidden ??, 2010 -
matthewtraver ??, 2010 -
Hidden 10 Sep, 2009 Lead dog
haydng 10 Jul, 2009 Lead O/S Hard in comparison to it's slabby companions.
with Mark
Hard in comparison to it's slabby companions.
with Mark
Jason Gotel ?Jul, 2009 TR
with Tim (as in Sarah)
with Tim (as in Sarah)
Tim W 4 Jun, 2009 Lead rpt
with Liz Sowter
with Liz Sowter
al99 31 May, 2009 Lead O/S
martinazando 31 May, 2009 Lead
with al99
with al99
DafSWMC 23 Apr, 2009 Lead RP Quite good fun now that it's dry
Quite good fun now that it's dry
Christian Reynish 23 Apr, 2009 2nd O/S
with DafSWMC
with DafSWMC
Hidden ?Jul, 2008 -
Hidden 23 May, 2008 Lead dog
mikeshewring 17 Apr, 2008 Lead
Ollie B ??, 2008 Lead β
with B.Brewer
with B.Brewer
Christian Reynish 18 Sep, 2007 2nd
with DafSWMC
with DafSWMC
DafSWMC 18 Sep, 2007 Lead dog Didn't like this. Very awkward climbing.
Didn't like this. Very awkward climbing.
Wangy 5 Jun, 2007 Lead rpt Best route done at Taffs Well
with Paul Williams
Best route done at Taffs Well
with Paul Williams
Mihkel 5 Jun, 2007 Lead O/S
gejones 4 May, 2007 Lead O/S
with Matt
with Matt
Hidden 2 May, 2007 TR dog
Hidden ?Apr, 2007 -
Billg ??, 2007 -
with Bob Brewer
with Bob Brewer
Hidden 30 Jun, 2006 Lead RP
Hidden ??, 2006 -
Mary K ??, 2005 2nd
with kivi
with kivi
Hidden 28 May, 2004 Lead
Will Gordon ?May, 2004 Lead O/S
with Rob Gleeson
with Rob Gleeson
PaulTclimbing ??, 2004 -
Hidden 17 Apr, 2003 Lead O/S
goi.ashmore 30 May, 2002 Lead O/S
with Myles Jordan
with Myles Jordan
Hidden ??, 1990 -
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High 6a
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Votes cast 17
Votes cast 17
Style of Ascent
Lead
Followed
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