Rockfax Description
Bolder and harder than the original, and with the same runners. The lower arete has a reachy sequence to the ledge, the upper section eases after initial tricky and precarious moves. © Rockfax

OliverRoss 08/Oct/17 2nd dog
with Alkis
Alkis 08/Oct/17 Lead RP

Top-roped this 7 years ago, so think that counts as a head-point. I found the upper section nails, I blew the move 2m above the ledge twice, expected a massive fall yet somehow found myself standing on the ledge, which was a royal "what on earth just happened!?" moment. Hand stayed on the arete hold and through some unknown force feet stayed on the ledge.

with Tom Bradley, Craig Osborne, Oliver Ross
charley 24/Sep/17 2nd O/S
with Jamie
tprebs 02/Sep/17 Lead O/S
Mike505 16/Jul/17 Lead O/S

Took a while to get committed to the move on the lower arête (those holds felt a bit greasy at 20+°C). Move up to bomber cams and a couple of thin moves on the upper arête before good holds are reached, one of which may or may not be in ground fall territory (didn't test it fortunately).

Tom Redwood 16/Jul/17 2nd dog
Luke90 15/Jul/17 2nd O/S
with German dude
Hidden 22/May/17 Solo O/S
WilliamRupp 07/May/17 TR O/S
Sam O'Rourke 06/May/17 TR RP
with Dan Cade
nickdonohue 08/Oct/16 TR

Great climbing; enjoyed it more than the eliminate, more delicate and less obvious what to do / go for.

Hidden 08/Oct/16 TR
Hidden 16/Sep/16 TR O/S
manbat 16/Sep/16 TR O/S

Climbed it badly on the lower arete, but managed to stay on.

sann1458 07/Aug/16 Lead
with Brightwell
Dan Vaj 29/Jul/16 TR RP
James Oakes 22/May/16 Lead O/S

Finished up Brown's eliminate, makes it a much better route.

Cake 23/Apr/16 Lead rpt

Points 11, 12, 13

Lukem6 17/Apr/16 2nd O/S
with Aidie
Cake 10/Apr/16 Lead β
with Matt
Scott Quinn 04/Oct/15 Lead O/S

bold, insecure & balancy climbing makes for an awesome route. 3 stars for me

Tom.Priestley 04/Oct/15 2nd O/S

Hard and Bold

pete1993 22/Sep/15 2nd rpt
with Shaun
harry_lewis 16/May/15 2nd O/S
tcn_2002 19/Apr/15 TR
pete1993 11/Apr/15 2nd β

bernie did the normal route, but i went direct to see what it was like

with Bernie
WillDoyle 26/Dec/14 Lead O/S
paul__in_sheffield 21/Nov/14 Sent
with Noodle
rurp 27/Oct/14 TR dog

Took some working out, not one for lead

Hidden 12/Oct/14 Lead O/S
Matt Cooke 09/Aug/14 Lead rpt
with Rosh
Hidden 01/Jul/14 TR O/S
MischaHY 22/Jun/14 Lead O/S

First E3 onsight on Outcrop Grit. Upper moves felt a little scary.

Leo Woodhead 22/Jun/14 2nd
with Mischa
Hidden 22/Jun/14 TR O/S
deacondeacon 09/May/14 Lead

Tried before but ended up doing straight and narrow. Almost dropped the move to the break too. Climbing pretty poorly recently. Oh well.

radioshed 19/Apr/14 2nd O/S
with dave s
jshields 16/Mar/14 2nd
with Mike Lea, Paul Tretheway
ashtond6 15/Mar/14 2nd O/S
Teappleby 04/Dec/13 TR dog

Fell once trying to make the move just above the ledge, but clean otherwise

Hidden 06/Oct/13 Lead O/S
Lev 21/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Sep/13 2nd O/S
Dr Toph 31/Aug/13 Solo O/S

After bailing off last time onto the original, it was good to stick that high foot match! Tricky.

sgl0jd 15/Apr/13 Solo
Nick Sillem ??/2013 Lead O/S
Matt Harle 11/Nov/12 Lead O/S
Anthony Allsopp 14/Oct/12 Lead O/S
keithpeck 14/Oct/12 2nd O/S
Danny Crump 16/Sep/12 TR
Nick1812P 01/Sep/12 2nd O/S

felt hard

elCapitano 22/Jul/12 Lead O/S

Immediately after original. Class.

with Kenny
Hidden ??/2012 -
Hidden 19/Nov/11 TR dog
maffujones 22/Oct/11 Lead
with Zuzana Deans
mwatson 19/Oct/11 -
Peter Holder 14/Sep/11 Lead O/S
ColinD 04/May/11 TR O/S
PeteH 07/Mar/11 Lead O/S

Defo tricky moves off the ledge. Pretty safe though.

with Mark Watson, Chris Fox
andy_e 06/Mar/11 TR O/S
Hidden 06/Mar/11 Lead O/S
tebs 29/Jan/11 2nd O/S

Not the smoothest ascent from myself but got there in the end. Easy to rush and get too stretched out, plus I hate laybacking!

with Mike
mwatson ??/2011 -
masonwoods101 ??/2011 Lead O/S

very good

Aaron Hauptmann 30/Oct/10 TR dog

got on some blokes top rope just to give the moves a try, cheap shoes screwed me up by making my smears insecure, so I fell off the lower crux, but was fine on the upper crux.

with Danny Salvadori
Alkis 30/Oct/10 TR RP

Nice climbing all the way up. I found the crux to be the second move past the ledge, not the one getting onto the ledge.

oliver.ghill91 30/Oct/10 TR dog
Hidden 05/Aug/10 TR β
chris sm 24/Jul/10 2nd O/S
nia 15/May/10 TR
with Fred Mainwaring
BeccaSnowden 14/Apr/10 2nd RP
Oliver Houston 14/Apr/10 2nd
thomasadixon 14/Apr/10 Lead O/S

Awesome! Finishing up the original skips the hard bit...

freddieneame10 ?/Apr/10 2nd

Fantastic! so good ive gotta go back and lead it sometime

kingholmesy ??/2010 Lead O/S

Finishing up the arete instead of the original felt a bit artificial.

with Andy S
Ceridwen 31/Oct/09 2nd O/S
with Bob
bigie bob 31/Oct/09 Lead O/S
Dave Foster 18/Oct/09 Lead β

On Andy's cams after belaying him for an hour (or two). Great lead as he didn't look happy at any point. First E3, albeit with beta.

with Andy
felixthelion 27/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with Rob
akhughes 23/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with Mgeek, Andy Innes, Emma Hughes
mgeek 23/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with adam hughes
valentinesbabe 16/Sep/09 TR dnf
Tithe Technique 16/Sep/09 TR
with Angela Paul, Charley
Misha 21/Mar/09 Lead dog

Comedy upside down fall off the tricky move on the upper arete, fairly safe as my head ended up at least 2 metres off the ground! Got it second go.

Hidden 18/Mar/09 2nd rpt
Hidden 06/Mar/09 2nd O/S
john lynch 06/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Lewis Andrew, rich armour
Lewis Andrew 06/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with John Lynch, Rich Armour
fatbuoybazza 31/Jan/09 TR O/S

pretty tough for me, no mistakes apart from a shockin mantel ontae the shelf, nice climbin above tho..

with olivia
Hidden ?/Jan/09 TR dog
Brown 07/Dec/08 Lead O/S
with Henry
lukea 28/Sep/08 2nd O/S
with felix
chadrads 24/Sep/08 TR RP
with adrian berry
barni 27/Aug/08 Lead
with Jack
Hidden 28/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/May/08 2nd O/S
Nom 16/Apr/08 TR O/S
with Joe Bream
Hidden 16/Apr/08 TR O/S
tommytuffa 07/Feb/08 Lead

Finished up original and used a mat. Great Climbing. First E3 (if finishing up original and using a mat is still worth that grade)!!

lukehunt 07/Feb/08 2nd
Hidden 07/Oct/07 Solo O/S
Ram MkiV 07/Oct/07 Solo β

followed barros up it. swapped places on the ledge and finished up original.

with Alex B, Alex M, Toby
Chad123 09/Sep/07 AltLd O/S
with Emily and Numpty
Jon Read 24/Jul/07 Lead rpt

Finished up Brown's Eliminate.

with Debs
Hidden ?/May/07 Lead
Joe Dove ??/2007 2nd
with kev
steve taylor ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 -
dannyboy83 ?/Feb/04 Lead O/S
Duncan I ??/2002 Lead O/S
Gus ??/2002 Lead O/S
with luisa giles
RossG123 ??/2001 Solo
RossG ??/2000 -
Sean Kelly ?/May/95 Lead

An interesting alternative start.

with Keith Bolton
jim_randell 10/Jul/94 TR O/S

If this is the same as "Straight and Narrow" E2 (5c).

IanD353 ?/Mar/93 Solo O/S
craig d ??/1993 -
Hidden ??/1992 Lead
Rob Davies 11/Aug/91 TR
Nick Rundall ??/1990 2nd O/S
Hidden ?/Feb/89 2nd
Rich Kirby ??/1989 Solo
Hidden ??/1989 -
mark-abz 01/Sep/87 TR
with Andy W
Carl Hamer ??/1987 TR dog
Bullybones ??/1987 Solo O/S
Eduardo Martinez 06/Sep/86 Lead O/S
Tom V ??/1986 -
mark mcgowan01 ??/1986 -
mark mcgowan01 ??/1986 -
Nic Robinson 19/Feb/83 Solo rpt
Andy Nicholson ?/Sep/82 Solo O/S
ewar woowar ??/1982 Solo
Hidden 05/Jun/81 Solo
Mark Kemball 24/May/81 Lead RP
Hidden 07/May/81 Solo
Hidden 10/Apr/81 Solo
Ghastly Rubberfeet ??/1981 Solo
duncan ?/Apr/80 Solo O/S
Nic Robinson 20/Feb/80 Solo O/S
Andy Fielding ??/1980 TR
Steve Bell ??/1978 Solo O/S
andy gittins ??/1978 -
KRB 31/Jul/77 Solo O/S
Andy Edgar ??/1976 Solo
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