Rockfax Description
One of the valley's best single pitches features interesting moves on good rock. Start at a series of very shallow grooves below a slab. Follow the grooves to the slab then make some thin moves across it to a spike at its apex. Pull up the groove in the steep wall above and use a good hold on the left to gain a slanting corner. Follow the corner to a ledge, and finish up the easier wall and grooves above. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
A classic route and low in the grade. Climb up to and then leftwards across the oval slab. Follow a groove until moves left can be made to a big hold. Mantel onto this and follow grooves to the top.

Ticklists

Ultimate E2 ticklist, Caffs 100 Lakeland Extremes, Borrowdale FRCC Guide 'Top Fives', Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Climbs The Lake District

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BigTone 14 Jul Show βeta
βeta: Chain round tree at top similar to Reiver which you use to belay from the ground if you have 60s.
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βeta: Chain round tree at top similar to Reiver which you use to belay from the ground if you have 60s.
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Scott Quinn 25 Aug Lead O/S an amazing single pitch of rock climbing, everyone should do this route!
an amazing single pitch of rock climbing, everyone should do this route!
Small and weak 3 Aug 2nd
with Jas Wood
with Jas Wood
Sut 20 Jul Lead O/S
Hidden 13 Jul 2nd O/S
Hidden 29 Jun 2nd
K Mckay 10 Jun Lead RP
with Antony McPhillips
with Antony McPhillips
Alex hall 5 May Lead O/S
chris m fisher 7 Apr Lead rpt
with Graham
with Graham
John Kelly 29 Sep, 2018 2nd
with MB
with MB
elliotphillips43 12 Aug, 2018 2nd O/S
with Tris
with Tris
topsyturvy 11 Aug, 2018 Lead O/S really good. top was a bit dirty but the rest clean.
really good. top was a bit dirty but the rest clean.
sparkass 19 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S Surprisingly good. Cool rock and excellent wild moves. Long summer nights!
with Matt DeVaal
Surprisingly good. Cool rock and excellent wild moves. Long summer nights!
with Matt DeVaal
Abi Chard 2 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S
Hidden 25 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
Sam Arthur 25 Jun, 2018 2nd
esther ?Jun, 2018 Lead
Mike W 27 May, 2018 Lead O/S
with Kitty27
with Kitty27
Kitty27 27 May, 2018 2nd
with Mike W
with Mike W
justjd108 26 May, 2018 Lead O/S
AlexMorris 6 May, 2018 Lead O/S Intended to do the HVS but went off route on to this and decided to stick with it, so ended up skipping the start slab. The move to gain the groove made it feel at least E1, but don't have much experience at the grade.
Intended to do the HVS but went off route on to this and decided to stick with it, so ended up skipping the start slab. The move to gain the groove made it feel at least E1, but don't have much experience at the grade.
Hidden ?May, 2018 Lead O/S
CMoore 21 Apr, 2018 Lead O/S
with JMather
with JMather
joeflan 21 Apr, 2018 Lead O/S
with George
with George
JMather 21 Apr, 2018 2nd
with CMoore
with CMoore
GeorgeHH 21 Apr, 2018 2nd O/S
with joeflan
with joeflan
Jeremy Wilson 13 Jul, 2017 Lead rpt Did this 25 years ago and still as good as I remembered it. However, a bit disappointed that the crag seemed so unused and getting overgrown.
with Paul Cox
Did this 25 years ago and still as good as I remembered it. However, a bit disappointed that the crag seemed so unused and getting overgrown.
with Paul Cox
birks3746 25 Jun, 2017 2nd Good route, has got every style: slabs, steep, dirty, smooth...
Good route, has got every style: slabs, steep, dirty, smooth...
joe.91 25 Jun, 2017 Lead O/S Great route, good protection at the crux. The top is a little dirty but I cleaned it as I went up, easy climbing though at that point.
Great route, good protection at the crux. The top is a little dirty but I cleaned it as I went up, easy climbing though at that point.
clams 17 Jun, 2017 Lead rpt Top-roped long time ago. Backed-off last year. Lovely to finally lead it. Exquisite pitch. Tree needs tat + maillon
Top-roped long time ago. Backed-off last year. Lovely to finally lead it. Exquisite pitch. Tree needs tat + maillon
fatboyblim 1 May, 2017 Lead O/S clean and dry. beautiful climb easy at the grade
with Al
clean and dry. beautiful climb easy at the grade
with Al
Hidden 17 Jul, 2016 2nd
duncana 17 Jul, 2016 2nd Great climb, delicate slab, good groove, nice moves past the jug.
with Pippa Archer
Great climb, delicate slab, good groove, nice moves past the jug.
with Pippa Archer
dprctr 30 May, 2016 2nd β
Hidden 29 May, 2016 Lead O/S
Rob Rocket 13 May, 2016 Lead O/S
Owen W-G 5 May, 2016 Lead O/S Super route. Brill techie traverse across slab and a heavenly mantle. Generally well pro, and pretty easy once the rock deteriorates, until the last few moves.
Super route. Brill techie traverse across slab and a heavenly mantle. Generally well pro, and pretty easy once the rock deteriorates, until the last few moves.
Hidden 5 May, 2016 2nd O/S
tom.ireson ?May, 2016 Lead O/S
with Chris Andrews, David Proctor
with Chris Andrews, David Proctor
Harry Ellis 22 Apr, 2016 2nd
with matt fraser
with matt fraser
Hidden ??, 2016 -
Martin Bagshaw 30 Aug, 2015 Lead O/S Very nice but slippy and lichenous towards the top
Very nice but slippy and lichenous towards the top
Katsmiff 30 Aug, 2015 2nd O/S Really lovely climb, varied. Delicate first move onto the slab before getting the large handhold in crack above and stepping up onto it. Little pull up over thug piece and then climb over vegetation to finish. About the only climb on the crag that wasn't soaking wet.
Really lovely climb, varied. Delicate first move onto the slab before getting the large handhold in crack above and stepping up onto it. Little pull up over thug piece and then climb over vegetation to finish. About the only climb on the crag that wasn't soaking wet.
r_o_b_h2 4 Jul, 2015 Lead O/S superb, very well protected. swim in the beck as a great end to the afternoon.
with Matt Harris
superb, very well protected. swim in the beck as a great end to the afternoon.
with Matt Harris
Hidden 4 Jul, 2015 2nd O/S
BTphonehome 13 Jun, 2015 Lead O/S Outstanding
Outstanding
kasha_gregson 13 Jun, 2015 2nd
tomhull 25 May, 2015 Lead O/S simply brilliant
simply brilliant
nakedave 25 May, 2015 2nd
with tomhull
with tomhull
Hidden ??, 2015 -
Hidden ??, 2015 -
cem 22 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S
with Dave Amos
with Dave Amos
marky 21 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S
with Sharon
with Sharon
Hidden 17 Jun, 2014 Lead
AndyT1151 1 Jul, 2013 Lead Lovely route, definitely currently one of my favourites. Bottom is precarious, fingery and for me delicate and technical, loved it.
Lovely route, definitely currently one of my favourites. Bottom is precarious, fingery and for me delicate and technical, loved it.
Em66 ??, 2013 -
with Freg1
with Freg1
martrin 21 Jul, 2012 Lead
with Sarah Kekus
with Sarah Kekus
tmawer 19 Jul, 2012 2nd rpt
with Neil
with Neil
Hidden 26 May, 2012 Lead
Jim Slater 1 Apr, 2012 2nd O/S
with Gavlar
with Gavlar
Justin Tracey 25 Mar, 2012 2nd
with Jon Crotty
with Jon Crotty
cballard ??, 2012 -
cat22 25 Sep, 2011 2nd
tmawer 2 Jul, 2011 2nd rpt
with Jaime Robertson
with Jaime Robertson
mtempest 29 Apr, 2011 Lead
with Carl Whinham
with Carl Whinham
datoon 10 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
with K
with K
SOUTHERN GRAY ??, 2011 AltLd
Hidden 22 Jun, 2010 Lead RP
rockrat 12 Jun, 2010 2nd β
with Luke Jones
with Luke Jones
chris m fisher 15 May, 2010 Lead O/S
with Graham
with Graham
Hidden 24 Apr, 2010 Lead O/S
jimdanson 9 Jun, 2009 2nd
with justin tracey
with justin tracey
Justin Tracey 9 Jun, 2009 Lead O/S Did the Crux on the slab but went up and right instead of left by mistake. Still an exerlent climb
with Jim Danson
Did the Crux on the slab but went up and right instead of left by mistake. Still an exerlent climb
with Jim Danson
buddha1369 11 May, 2009 2nd O/S Good Route
with Simon B (OB)
Good Route
with Simon B (OB)
C coldwell-storry 20 May, 2008 Lead O/S
with Neil Chelton
with Neil Chelton
Hidden 26 Aug, 2007 Lead O/S
Tom M Williams 26 Aug, 2007 -
with Andy Hobson
with Andy Hobson
Hidden 26 Aug, 2007 Lead
John Pickles 27 Apr, 2007 Lead O/S
with 8848
with 8848
Hidden 27 Apr, 2007 2nd
Johann ??, 2007 Lead O/S
with Dan Platt
with Dan Platt
bfreeman ?Jun, 2006 Lead O/S
with Jon & Chris Freeman, Dan Turner
with Jon & Chris Freeman, Dan Turner
ewen ?May, 2006 Lead
Ian Hinkins ?May, 2006 2nd
with ewen
with ewen
John Kettle ??, 2006 Lead
Neil Ireson 21 Aug, 2005 Lead
with Jane
with Jane
Hidden 20 Aug, 2005 Lead O/S
Hidden ?Jun, 2004 2nd
Shaw Brown 27 Jul, 2003 Lead O/S
with David Jones
with David Jones
Mark Davies PK ?Jul, 2003 Lead O/S
with Fiend
with Fiend
pigeonjim ??, 2002 2nd O/S
Hidden 23 Jul, 2000 Lead
clive-greenwood 18 Jul, 2000 Lead O/S
with Chris
with Chris
Seymore Butt ??, 2000 2nd
with Terry Holmes
with Terry Holmes
rob.grafton 11 Jul, 1999 Lead
with Bruce
with Bruce
Ratfeeder 22 Aug, 1997 Lead O/S
with Kim C
with Kim C
p.crooky#1 7 Jul, 1997 Lead
with Crotty
with Crotty
Chris Reid 19 Apr, 1997 Lead O/S
with Dave Plummer
with Dave Plummer
Ian Jones ??, 1996 Lead O/S
with Karen Ghiselli
with Karen Ghiselli
agagsgrot ?Jul, 1995 2nd O/S
with Pete
with Pete
NickJH ?Aug, 1994 -
Mick King 7 Sep, 1993 Lead
with Simon Walsh
with Simon Walsh
Steve Crowe 7 Jul, 1991 Lead O/S
with karin
with karin
Dave Cundy ??, 1991 Lead O/S
with Phil Caley
with Phil Caley
Hidden ??, 1991 AltLd
mik1miller ??, 1991 Lead O/S
with elliot blaylock
with elliot blaylock
Hidden ?Jun, 1990 Lead O/S
Rich Kirby ?Jul, 1988 Lead O/S
with Carvel Lonsdale
with Carvel Lonsdale
Hidden 13 Jun, 1988 Lead
John H Bull (tcfka Bullybones) ??, 1988 Lead
Hidden 8 Jul, 1987 Lead
Paula Hamilton-Gibson ?Jun, 1987 Lead
with Phillippa Mathews
with Phillippa Mathews
Dave Musgrove 25 May, 1987 Lead O/S
tmawer 6 May, 1987 Lead
with Paul
with Paul
Bruce Kerr 4 May, 1987 Lead
with Gavin Taylor
with Gavin Taylor
Martin Bennett 10 Aug, 1986 -
with RA
with RA
tmawer 30 Jun, 1986 2nd rpt
with Doug Scott
with Doug Scott
Hidden 20 Jun, 1986 Lead
D Tempest ??, 1986 Lead O/S
keefe 11 May, 1985 -
Hidden 8 Jul, 1984 Lead
Bob 30 Jun, 1984 Lead O/S
with M. Lynch
with M. Lynch
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