Rockfax Description
Take the right arete of the central blocky recess and the thin crack directly above it on holds that are generally disappointing. © Rockfax

asol 07/Apr Lead O/S
with Euge
Hidden 02/Apr Lead
MrFantastic 23/Oct/16 Solo dnf
Hidden 15/Sep/16 Lead O/S
Natalie Berry - UKC 15/Sep/16 2nd
Rafal Malczyk 11/Sep/16 2nd
Katsmiff 11/Sep/16 Lead O/S

Really lovely to climb. Well protected.

Hidden 08/Aug/16 Solo
Luke Dawson 08/Aug/16 Solo O/S

no chalk or shoes was a bit scared

Sarah Roscoe 19/Jul/16 2nd
with Poppy Henson
Leo Woodhead 17/Jul/16 Lead
with Jim Rogers
deacondeacon 27/Jun/16 Lead


keitht 23/Jun/16 Lead
with Dave Lomas
Hidden 18/Jun/16 2nd
Cake 06/May/16 Lead rpt

Wussed out at the top and snuck of left

Hidden 03/May/16 2nd
tebs 13/Apr/16 Lead O/S
with Burns, Adam
centurion05 ??/2016 -
with Ben thynne
Gudge 14/Oct/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Sep/15 Lead
Hidden 17/Sep/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Sep/15 2nd dog
Capricorn One 15/Sep/15 2nd

Proper dog second. Sat back three times on an 8m climb? Not my day.

with Mowglee
stevorobs3 12/Jul/15 2nd O/S
pearson9596 12/Jul/15 2nd O/S
spidey 08/Jun/15 Lead O/S
jimbonfire 08/Jun/15 2nd O/S
with Ryan Mcconnell
BLodge 04/May/15 Lead
nick ferro 03/May/15 Lead O/S

top crack was wet

Martin Brierley 03/May/15 TR

rather green top out

C May 03/May/15 2nd
with Nick
robgixer ??/2015 Lead
g1m147 06/Dec/14 Lead
with Mick.
Hidden 03/Oct/14 Solo O/S
BTphonehome 21/Sep/14 Lead dog
with Kasha
kasha_gregson 21/Sep/14 2nd dog
with Bram
TimG 31/Aug/14 2nd O/S
with John
benlatham07 14/Aug/14 TR O/S
j4star 29/Jul/14 Lead O/S
jon_ridley 29/Jul/14 2nd
Hidden 07/Jul/14 Lead
Hidden ?/Jun/14 Lead
MrBIond 19/May/14 Lead
mrteale 19/May/14 Lead O/S
goddamm7 21/Apr/14 TR O/S
with tim green, Sandrex
Hidden 19/Apr/14 2nd dog
fatbuoybazza 19/Apr/14 Lead rpt
with daveyw
Jonny M 19/Apr/14 2nd O/S
etrillaud 18/Apr/14 Lead O/S
j.buckley87 10/Nov/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Jul/13 2nd
James Oswald 21/Oct/12 Lead rpt

Ace, did it again. Rather hard still

with Masa
masa-alpin 21/Oct/12 2nd rpt
with James O
chrisbussell 11/Sep/12 2nd
with Tim O'Neill
Alex 74 01/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Dave m
dannyboy83 23/Aug/12 2nd O/S
Jim Malo 11/Aug/12 2nd dog
Hidden 11/Aug/12 2nd
fatbuoybazza 11/Aug/12 Lead rpt
with jim, deborah
jshields 08/Aug/12 Lead
with Roman Jivkov
gpcomps 14/Jul/12 2nd
Stoff 14/Jul/12 Lead dog

Lost confidence on the last big move and had "a moment". Not as hard as I thought it was when I finally comitted to it.

with gpcomps
Hidden 09/Jul/12 2nd
belay bunny turned bad 09/Jul/12 2nd
with loundsy
RichyBOYY 26/Jun/12 Lead
Hidden 12/Jun/12 Lead
Cake 12/Jun/12 2nd rpt
Hidden 12/Jun/12 2nd dog
MartinPL 05/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/May/12 2nd
Peakpdr 02/May/12 -
masa-alpin 15/Apr/12 Lead O/S

A bit of punch for the grade?

with Doug S
Hidden 15/Apr/12 2nd β
Hidden 31/Mar/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 31/Mar/12 Lead
Hidden 25/Mar/12 2nd O/S
Andy Moles 11/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Malc
Hidden 19/Feb/12 Lead dnf
PAJames ??/2012 -
David Qualtrough ??/2012 -
James Oswald 25/Oct/11 Lead O/S

pretty solid at HVS. Doesn't let up at all.

Mr. K 23/Oct/11 Lead dnf
Mr. K 23/Oct/11 2nd rpt
Hidden 18/Sep/11 Lead O/S
mattorford 17/Sep/11 Lead
Gina_2 17/Sep/11 2nd
Jack00 02/Sep/11 Solo O/S
keith Lonsdale 27/Aug/11 2nd
with Mark Elwell
PaulWatson 23/Aug/11 2nd dog

HVS 5b as in the rockfax guide is nearer the mark, relentless and hard. the big overhanging rock next door disguises the not insignificant overhang on this

with Paul
fatbuoybazza 13/Aug/11 Lead dog

Thought i had it in the bag, then the end got me, no way this is 5a..

keith Lonsdale 24/Jul/11 Lead
andybirtwistle 24/Jul/11 2nd
with Mark Elwell, keith Lonsdale
Hidden 14/Jul/11 Lead rpt
shouter 12/Jul/11 2nd
Alex 74 21/May/11 Lead O/S
with Ian c
Ollie B 29/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with P.Murdy
pmurdy 29/Mar/11 2nd O/S
Chris_barr 13/Nov/10 2nd O/S
with Chris Lockyer
Hidden 02/Oct/10 Lead rpt
Rachel Slater 02/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with Dylan Kenworthy
Souljah 02/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with Andi T
chrisbussell 14/Sep/10 2nd
with Tim O'Neill
Hidden 12/May/10 2nd
Hidden 12/May/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/May/10 Lead O/S
monsteratt 01/May/10 Lead O/S
with Ben Hills
mark20 17/Apr/10 Lead O/S
climbing_rocks1983 11/Apr/10 Lead RP
with Kieran
Pilch 05/Dec/09 Lead O/S

cold and damp, not sure how i stayed on, bravado, encouragement and a good runner helped

with Ed
James Oakes 27/Sep/09 Lead O/S
PilarMartinez 20/Sep/09 Lead dog
Hidden 02/Sep/09 Lead dnf
Cake 02/Sep/09 2nd O/S

Difficult top moves

with Matt
mikeyjbs ?/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with john swan, adam spong, tony bowles, farrow, lachie, davina budd
willh88 17/Aug/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 17/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Aug/09 2nd
Hidden 08/Aug/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 08/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Jul/09 -
Rampikino 21/Jun/09 Lead
with Cat
Graeme Hammond 09/Jun/09 Lead O/S

"...the thin crack diectly above it on holds that are generally dissapointing" so true, climbed by mistake thinking it was the Riffler

with Rob
max_chan 25/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Lou
tommytwotone 06/Apr/09 2nd O/S
with Nigel
tri-nitro-tuolumne 06/Apr/09 Lead dog
with Tom Crane
Lewis Andrew 02/Apr/09 Solo O/S
thomasadixon 04/Mar/09 2nd O/S
with Ollie
keith leonard ??/2009 -
Hidden 15/Dec/08 Lead O/S
chrisbussell 08/Oct/08 2nd
with Tim O'Neill
catblack ?/Sep/08 2nd
with rob
karly54 29/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with Peter Goodwin
Stig 07/Aug/08 2nd rpt
with Charlie Reade-Jahn
Stig 29/May/08 Lead O/S

Hard, steep and technical. A decent route! **

with Joe
jcurley 29/May/08 2nd
with James
mattyork2 21/Apr/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Feb/08 Lead
Jim Walton ??/2008 -
Phill Mitch ??/2008 Lead O/S
with dave
scullymammoth 30/Dec/07 Lead dnf
with Dave Lumb
Hidden 03/Oct/07 Solo O/S
Hidden 08/Jul/07 2nd rpt
Hidden 17/Jun/07 Solo O/S
Benwa 11/Mar/07 2nd dog

shit climb

with Alex Hyslop
Hidden ?/Sep/06 Lead
adam carless 16/Jun/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Jun/06 2nd rpt
Hidden 31/May/06 2nd
Nicos 06/Apr/06 Lead O/S
with mark richardson
alicia 31/Mar/06 2nd
with Fiend
UndercoverElephant ??/2006 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Oct/05 Lead O/S
Si dH 18/Aug/05 Lead dog
with Karl Walton
Matt Bill Platypus 06/Aug/05 2nd dog
Hidden ?/Jul/05 Lead O/S
PenJD 27/Jun/05 Lead dog
with Ruth Smitton
Strong Steve 23/Jun/05 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2005 -
Adam Potter 06/Aug/04 2nd
Hidden 01/Apr/04 Lead O/S
Chris the Tall ?/Apr/04 TR

Had tried to lead it - took 2 rests - harder than it looks

with Ian Fones
Hidden ?/Oct/03 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/03 2nd
shoulders 05/Apr/03 Lead
with alexis
Jon Pilling ?/Apr/03 2nd O/S
with steve prescott
Jon Greengrass ??/2003 -
dan gibson ?/Sep/02 Lead O/S
AJ007 ?/Sep/02 Solo
Mark A Humphries 18/Jul/02 Lead O/S
with Jim
Mark Stevenson 26/May/02 Solo rpt
thetourist 25/Aug/01 Lead dog

What an Epic! I shouldn't have climbed this as I wasn't strong enough or experienced enough, but I saw it and wanted to climb it!

Budge 05/Jul/01 2nd O/S
CrashMat Rob 12/Aug/00 2nd

Marin lead

with Miles, Martin Whelan, Nicky
Hidden 07/Jul/00 Lead
Mark Stevenson 07/Jul/00 2nd
Roget 23/Apr/00 Lead rpt
Hidden 12/Aug/99 Lead
CrashMat Rob 17/May/98 Lead O/S
with Nicky
Hidden 18/Oct/97 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Jul/97 Lead
Hidden ?/Aug/96 Lead
uphillnow ?/Aug/96 Lead

done most times ive visited the crag

with John Hubbard
Gordon Stainforth 23/Aug/95 Lead
Roget 04/Jul/93 TR O/S
with jon
Hidden 29/Jun/93 Lead O/S
IanD353 ?/Aug/92 Lead O/S
andybirtwistle 22/Jul/92 Solo
nigehughes ?/Mar/90 Lead
with Dave Watts
Andy Say 01/Oct/89 Solo
Dave Musgrove 14/Jun/87 Lead O/S
with Pete Finklaire
Chris Terrey ?/Apr/80 Lead
with Ken Taylor
Andy Fielding ??/1980 2nd
Nigel Bond 12/Mar/78 Lead
with Tony Cuddy
Jonathan Lagoe - UKC ?/Aug/76 -
with Al Baker
Jonathan Lagoe - UKC ?/Aug/76 -
with Al Baker
rogerskews ?/Apr/72 -
with Keith Jenkins
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