340m, 14 pitches.

Rockfax Description
Start in the corner at the far left-hand end of the wall.
1) 5a, 32m. Climb the corner for around 14m and then traverse right past ledges to a short wall that gains the stance at the top of Trinity's first pitch.
2) 5c, 20m. Move up the corner for a couple of moves and then traverse right to a small spike (back-rope). Move down rightwards to a ledge and belay on the edge of Hell's Groove.
3) 5b, 15m. Stride right to gain the huge corner and follow it to the stance at the top of Hell's Groove's second pitch.
4) 5b, 20m. Move right and down a ramp to gain a large flake that is climbed to its top (sling runner). Make a thin pull sideways and then up to a narrow ledge. Follow this right to a sloping stance (top of pitch 2 of Phoenix).
5) 5c, 15m. Traverse right and follow the jagged crack to its top. Move right and climb up to a belay on the arete. (The original line followed Phoenix on this section.)
6) 5a, 20m. Down climb for 8m before stepping right into the final corner of Ichabod (high runner in Ichabod to protect second). Traverse right to the stance on the sloping ledge at the end of Yellow Slab pitch 3. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
A magnificent expedition and a full day outing.
1. 30m(5a)
2. 24m(5c)
3. 15m(5b)
4. 24m(5b)
5. 15m(5b)
6. 18m(5a)
7. 30m(5b)
8. 24m(4c)
9. 30m(5b)
10. 27m(4b)
11. 21m($c)
12. 15m(5b)
13 27m(5a)
14 42m(4c)

J. Adams and C. Read 1969

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Dan Arkle 19 Apr -
with ts
with ts
Patrick Hill 30 May, 2018 AltLd Great day out. Go pretty off route a few times. Dont try to link pitches, we did by accident. Bad rope drag doesnt describe it.
with Ben Heason
Great day out. Go pretty off route a few times. Dont try to link pitches, we did by accident. Bad rope drag doesnt describe it.
with Ben Heason
markalmack 7 May, 2018 AltLd O/S I thought this was going to be a shit idea from Rob. Even after Rob tried to continuously get us off route, this actually turned out to be pretty fun. MOUTH FEST!
I thought this was going to be a shit idea from Rob. Even after Rob tried to continuously get us off route, this actually turned out to be pretty fun. MOUTH FEST!
Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing 7 May, 2018 AltLd O/S I basically went into this as a joke, expecting it to be shit (girdles always are, aren't they?!), but was pleasantly surprised. It's not every day you get to climb 14 pitches in a single push! The route itself has some nice climbing, wild situations, and mountaineering-esq levels of 'interest' courtesy of the down climbing and sideways action. Definitely not one I'll be forgetting anytime soon!
I basically went into this as a joke, expecting it to be shit (girdles always are, aren't they?!), but was pleasantly surprised. It's not every day you get to climb 14 pitches in a single push! The route itself has some nice climbing, wild situations, and mountaineering-esq levels of 'interest' courtesy of the down climbing and sideways action. Definitely not one I'll be forgetting anytime soon!
CMoore 9 Oct, 2016 AltLd O/S Big day out! Fantastic adventure. Not the easiest route finding nor the nicest climbing. Also was a bit dirty and wet but.....it is such an amazing adventure with some spectacular climbing, situations and atmosphere. P12 which is given 5b is more like 5c and the probably the tech crux. The downclimbing was interesting but added spice 😊
with A. Moore
Big day out! Fantastic adventure. Not the easiest route finding nor the nicest climbing. Also was a bit dirty and wet but.....it is such an amazing adventure with some spectacular climbing, situations and atmosphere. P12 which is given 5b is more like 5c and the probably the tech crux. The downclimbing was interesting but added spice 😊
with A. Moore
Hidden 13 Sep, 2014 Lead O/S
stuart34 26 Jul, 2014 AltLd dnf climbed to about p10, gave up. crap
climbed to about p10, gave up. crap
climbingpixie 26 Jul, 2014 AltLd dnf
with Pagan
with Pagan
sparkass 26 Jul, 2014 AltLd dnf Totally underwhelming. Sacked it off after 10 pitches of rubbish climbing, moss, choss, terrible route finding and down climbing. Was psyched for this for ages, and am suitably disappointed. The first route I've ever bailed on because it was crap. Having said that I'll probably try it again.
Totally underwhelming. Sacked it off after 10 pitches of rubbish climbing, moss, choss, terrible route finding and down climbing. Was psyched for this for ages, and am suitably disappointed. The first route I've ever bailed on because it was crap. Having said that I'll probably try it again.
Hidden 26 Jul, 2014 AltLd dnf
chris m fisher 23 Jun, 2014 AltLd O/S A good value outing!
with Mark
A good value outing!
with Mark
mark20 23 Jun, 2014 AltLd O/S Long day out - got back to Sheffield at 3am!
Long day out - got back to Sheffield at 3am!
Stone Idle ??, 2012 -
GeoffG ??, 2011 -
lukehunt 19 Jun, 2010 AltLd O/S
with Will Sim
with Will Sim
ellis ??, 2008 AltLd O/S
with Tom Bridgeland
with Tom Bridgeland
jim robertson ??, 2006 -
simon cox ??, 2000 -
Glenn Sutcliffe ??, 1995 -
with keefe
with keefe
Hidden ??, 1986 AltLd O/S
Hidden ??, 1984 AltLd O/S
Bob 19 Jun, 1983 AltLd O/S My first route on Scafell
with al phizacklea
My first route on Scafell
with al phizacklea
Mark Kemball 24 Jun, 1977 2nd
with Tim Leech
with Tim Leech
Hidden 22 Aug, 1976 AltLd
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