Rockfax Description
The popular and polished tufa, take care with the third clip. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
A fantastic single tufa climb.

FA. Peter Keller, Urs Odermatt Jun/2007

Josh Lewis 18/Oct Lead rpt
Hidden 18/Oct Lead RP
Josh Lewis 09/Oct Lead rpt
Gavdee1 12/Sep TR
with Ian Sewell
alek 12/May Lead O/S
robahalliday 02/May TR

Great route, might have led this if had been later in the trip. Tricky first half of the tufa then eases

with Kate Bellew
RobScarisbrick 30/Apr Lead dog
with Alex Haines, Hammond, cdpuk
Hidden 30/Apr Lead β
Hidden 30/Apr Lead β
cdpuk 30/Apr Lead β
spalmer0077 23/Apr Lead O/S
Captainjoey ?/Apr Lead O/S
Rockmonkey1977 21/Mar Lead dog

6b+ hahahahahahahaaa! I've climbed way easier 7a's. It's an ok route but there's so much better stuff on the island. Personally I'd avoid it if you're reading this and in 2 minds...

cameron_hall 26/Oct/16 Lead dnf

Not feeling well when trying this and gave it up. Also tried to toprope a 7a, but similarly gave up because I wasn't feeling well.

with Gary Wong
Sebastien Gastaud 26/Oct/16 Lead O/S
garywong 26/Oct/16 Lead dog
Hidden 20/Oct/16 2nd
Roland stopps 20/Oct/16 Lead O/S

:-) 8m tufa start climb up the middle of it

with Nevil
Josh Lewis 19/Oct/16 Lead O/S

Fantastic! Felt proper cruisey which was nice. 6c in latest guide but low end.

chris85 ?/Oct/16 Lead dog

If you are good at tufa climbing then I'm sure this is a breeze, I however am not, struggled all the way up!

soundboy 21/Sep/16 Lead dog

One slip halfway up. Great climb!

jackappleby 17/Jun/16 Lead rpt
with Rowan
LBrown 31/May/16 -
FlavioL1989 24/May/16 Lead O/S
ben.phillips 24/May/16 Lead RP
with Flavio
Benjaminblanc 24/May/16 Lead O/S
Dave Turnbull 09/May/16 Lead O/S

Classic thin single tufa pipe. Pinching lay away, grip with feet etc. Easy 6c?

with Jane Turnbull
Robnort 03/May/16 TR dog
Hidden 19/Apr/16 Lead O/S
knighty 19/Oct/15 Lead β

6c in the 2015 guide. Amazing intro to tufa climbing! Required encouragement from Andy to continue through the pump...

with Andy Gardner
jules1990 19/Oct/15 Lead β
dickypips 15/Oct/15 Lead RP

2nd go.polished

with Roy Thomas
mikedevcole 14/Oct/15 Lead RP

Climbed this horribly.

hellboundblr 06/Oct/15 Lead dnf

Got about 1/3 of the way up.

with Ian Wilkinson
danbirkby 20/Sep/15 Lead O/S

Spied this last year but it was out of reach. Loved getting it this year.

with SteveB
just one more 20/Sep/15 Lead O/S
with Dan Birkby
LucasHarazin 05/Sep/15 Lead β
Stoney Boy 18/May/15 Lead O/S
with Steve Wigmore
Dave Rumney 13/May/15 -
Hidden 05/May/15 Lead β
rachelSquirrel 04/May/15 Lead dnf
with Lesley-Ann, Nick
Hidden 04/May/15 Lead dog
Old_Nick_S 03/May/15 TR
Hidden 27/Apr/15 Lead dog
A Crawford 26/Apr/15 TR O/S
with Roxane
Alastair R 22/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Clare
OutdoorGirl 20/Apr/15 2nd
Laramadness 20/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Carrie
Roget 15/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with robin
professorcobra 07/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Patrik
james1978 04/Apr/15 -
with pam
smollett 01/Nov/14 Lead
with jurga
Hidden 20/Oct/14 Lead
freemanTom 19/Oct/14 Lead O/S
with Jason Wood
Hidden 19/Oct/14 Lead
arthur_de_briton 16/Oct/14 Lead O/S
Charlie Zephyr Booth ?/Oct/14 -
with dave armstrong, michael kirby, tim millen
Ali Burns 19/Jun/14 2nd β
miles155 19/Jun/14 2nd
with Ali Burns
jackappleby 19/Jun/14 Lead O/S

Desperate tufa clamping and slapping.

with Rowan
Gus 21/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with sara whiteley
Thinker01 17/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Becster
Pete Wimbush 16/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Steve Carty
IceBun 09/Apr/14 Lead β

Great route

with Wilson
jason walker ?/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with andy tibbs
Hidden 28/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Oct/13 Lead O/S
belay bunny turned bad 28/Oct/13 TR O/S
with Wise
Hidden 20/Oct/13 2nd
Hidden 20/Oct/13 Lead
Hidden 18/Oct/13 Lead O/S
RFWilkie 15/Oct/13 Lead O/S

Felt very hard in the sun maybe easier in the shade?

riff156 13/Oct/13 Lead O/S
with Hannahc
Hidden 11/Oct/13 TR rpt
Hidden 11/Oct/13 Lead dog
PeteH 03/Oct/13 Lead O/S
with Brian McAlinden
mike reed ?/Oct/13 -
Hidden ?/Oct/13 -
givemetea 08/Sep/13 2nd O/S
Ali 08/Sep/13 Lead RP

Second go - much easier if the 4th clip is in (unless you're really tall)!

Hidden 08/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Sep/13 Lead O/S
misterb ?/Sep/13 Lead dnf
Hidden 07/May/13 Lead O/S
Jon_Warner 01/May/13 Lead O/S

Awesome tufa. Quite spicy / tough.... maybe Kaly 6c.

with Jenni
GrahamGiles 26/Apr/13 Lead dog

A petrifying lead!!! you feel like a monkey climbing a tree! beautiful line! not enough time to send it clean >.< next year!

with Joe Taylor
Hidden 23/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Apr/13 Lead O/S
rxmac 02/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Apr/13 TR
joe gallacher 31/Mar/13 Lead dnf

OUCH , too hard for me

with Dai Norris
Keith Lambley 01/Nov/12 Lead O/S
with John T
chiverstom 27/Oct/12 Lead O/S
with Alice
ambrooker 27/Oct/12 Lead O/S
with Tom
cayteye 21/Oct/12 TR dog
with stephen pearson
mic_b 19/Oct/12 Lead O/S
with Heidi
Hidden 05/Oct/12 Lead O/S
Dave Foster 05/Oct/12 Lead O/S
with Si 2
Bex_M 07/Jun/12 -
Hidden 03/May/12 Lead O/S
climbinmunkey 21/Apr/12 Lead O/S

Boulder start and great tufa climbing

with Helen
BeccaSnowden 13/Apr/12 Lead O/S

Very impressive rock feature with unusual but good climbing

Nick1812P 08/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with Jamie
pete1993 08/Apr/12 2nd
Hidden 08/Apr/12 2nd O/S
dctarrant2000 06/Apr/12 Lead β
with Polly Tarrant
CRiddiford 06/Apr/12 2nd
with Darren
EliotStephens 06/Apr/12 Lead

2nd go.

Swsloper 03/Apr/12 Lead RP
Rob Evans ?/Apr/12 Lead dog

Great climb, will get it next time

Hidden 30/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Mike Hall 14/Oct/11 TR
Hidden 14/Oct/11 2nd dog
Hidden 14/Oct/11 TR
Paul1 17/Sep/11 Lead

Howard lead first half and I finished.

with Howard, Nicole
col3 17/Sep/11 TR dnf

Tried it, but too slippey I couldn't hold on to it at all!

with Harald and Laura, Paul
Paul1 11/Sep/11 Lead dnf
with Nicole
Hidden 14/Jul/11 Lead O/S
cat22 02/May/11 2nd
with Mike
Qisheng Xie 02/May/11 Lead RP
with Dan Shacklock
Hidden 02/May/11 TR O/S
Hidden ?/May/11 -
ewen 29/Apr/11 -
jfreeman 29/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with George Hartley
Barry Kerslake 21/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Bex
marky 20/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Sharon
marcduhig 06/Nov/10 Lead O/S

Hard start leads on to an enjoyable second half of toofer action

with Nicola
Nicola 06/Nov/10 Lead dog

hard start, awesome tufa climbing

Nicola 03/Nov/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Oct/10 Lead O/S
Glenn Sutcliffe 22/Oct/10 -
with Mike Waters
odox 15/Oct/10 2nd
andybirtwistle 15/Oct/10 Lead
Chris the Tall 06/Oct/10 Lead rpt

A very british redpoint - 2nd go this time, but almost blew it on the first few moves

Seymore Butt ?/Oct/10 -
stargazer85 22/Sep/10 -
Greenman28 21/Sep/10 -
Hidden ??/2010 Lead O/S
embob 19/Oct/09 Lead dog

Not the best choice of warm up route with 6b+ being my limit (the first lower grade route to come into the shade). Rested at the 3rd and 4th bolt - still pretty pleased though, fantastic line.

with Alex
Hidden 19/Oct/09 Lead
Marcus 15/Oct/09 Lead
Hidden 15/Oct/09 Lead dog
Chris Craggs 14/Oct/09 TR

Hard start then easier.

with Dave Spencer
Hidden ?/Oct/09 -
Hidden 12/May/09 Lead
Hidden 21/Oct/08 Lead O/S
Chris the Tall 15/Oct/08 TR RP

Attempted to onsight and took a big fall on the 3rd bolt - meet liz in mid air! Dogged it, then TR-ed it, but didn't have time or botle to redpoint it

with Liz
IAmAStone ?/Oct/08 2nd

Knackered that day, and could not get up this with any style. But got up it in the end, after a bit of a grump.

with Charlie Jefferson
Hidden ?/Oct/08 Lead O/S
DannyK 20/May/08 Lead O/S
with Katie
Dale ?/May/08 Lead O/S
keefe 18/Oct/07 Lead O/S
with Tansy
HIGHTOWER 06/Sep/07 Lead dnf
with Ryan
Hidden ?/Sep/07 Lead β
Dave Musgrove ?/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with Nigel Baker
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