16m.

Rockfax Description
The central line of the face has a testing jamming crack after a steep, juggy start. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
14th route. Almost dead centre of main quarry face.
Blocky, easy start leads to a perfect fat finger crack.
7 bolts to a lower off

Bill Gregory 24/Mar/2008


ClimberDateStyle
dutton86 15/Oct Lead dog
RagingPuffin 08/Oct Lead rpt
with Emma D
bonelessivar 26/Sep Lead O/S
wurzelinzummerset 26/Sep Lead O/S
with Ric
Climbingenthusiast 23/Sep Lead rpt
garygecko 17/Sep Lead
with Simon clements
julesmckim 17/Sep Lead rpt

So much easier in the dry! Great route. End up using big holds shared with Rocky. Upper finger jamming section is fun but short lived

with Rob Smart
PaulTclimbing 17/Sep Lead O/S
with BDT
Jimbob64 17/Sep Lead O/S
with Andrew, Tom Hole, Simon, KC Cook
Hidden 02/Sep Lead O/S
miriamclaire 02/Sep Lead dog
Hidden 26/Aug Lead β
smashers 20/Aug TR dnf
with Ralph
jk29 25/Jul Lead
with Stu
s_sheath 25/Jul 2nd
with jk29
queenmargo 24/Jul TR dog
Tom92 10/Jul Lead O/S
vertigo 22/Jun Lead O/S

Excellent climbing. Enjoyed the jam.

with Eric
ericinbristol 22/Jun Lead β
Hidden 17/Jun Lead rpt
shazza65 11/Jun Lead

One rest

with Andy
Tim_C7 11/Jun Lead O/S
Chris Redding 03/Jun Lead
with Bethan Knott
patrickcd 24/May Lead β
with Andy
Joeholmes0 20/May Lead O/S
with Bee
intiocean 13/May Lead dog
with Caroline
Hidden 10/May Lead O/S
RagingPuffin 08/May Lead O/S
with Marcin
Allan Watson 07/May Lead dog
with Pete Rogers
emma1987 07/May Lead O/S
chrisscutt 06/May Lead O/S
with ant, freya
anthony henry 06/May Lead O/S
with Chris, Freya
philipbwilliams 29/Apr TR
with Steve Wright
Hidden 27/Apr Lead RP
katkasutakova 27/Apr TR RP
rafaelfordgonzalez 27/Apr Lead RP

2nd go

with ella
Wayne.Gaudin 26/Apr Lead O/S

Came pretty close to falling from the groove below the finger crack. Seemed hard for 6b or maybe I'm rubbish at jamming.

with eddie
Climbthatpitch 19/Apr TR dog
Hidden 17/Apr Lead RP
joshtee25 08/Apr Lead O/S
Tomar 02/Apr Lead O/S
with Iwona
Joe Mathers 02/Apr Lead
Hidden 02/Apr Lead dog
FernandoHidalgo 02/Apr Lead rpt

Sticked to the crag or left. More like a 6c.

with Iwona
Hidden 26/Mar Lead dog
blaza1 25/Mar Lead O/S
with Lizzy, Raf
lizzabelle 25/Mar TR β
with maria
lizzabelle 25/Mar Lead dnf
with maria
Hidden 13/Mar Lead
WillAndrew 18/Feb Lead O/S
with KatePG
leigh 22/Jan Lead O/S
with Henry
Hidden 22/Jan Lead rpt
BStar 20/Jan Lead RP

First 6b lead outdoors... worked the route once, tried to jam mid way up but a layback worked best for me.

wjcdean 20/Jan Lead dnf

got half way, past the fingerlock but couldnt figure out the next bit, strayed too far right onto the 6a and gave up. need to come back for this one now that adam has done it and given me the beta. great route

julesmckim 27/Dec/16 Lead O/S

Excellent steep climbing. Middle section was wet which added to the drama. Layback moves off a slimy sidepull but with big feet, jamming above, great stuff!

drgrange 31/Oct/16 Lead O/S
with Clee
Hidden 08/Oct/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Oct/16 TR
mathesar 02/Oct/16 Lead dog
Robmwatt ?/Oct/16 Lead
ollie_e 24/Sep/16 Lead O/S
with Elyse
Alex Wade 22/Sep/16 Lead rpt
CogClimber 18/Sep/16 -
Hidden 14/Sep/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Aug/16 Lead rpt
Josh Lewis 23/Aug/16 Lead rpt
Climbingenthusiast 23/Aug/16 Lead RP
dshearer 16/Aug/16 Lead β
ali.scott 14/Aug/16 Lead β
with Matt G
Jon Thorne 13/Aug/16 Lead RP
with Beth
Lewis Price 31/Jul/16 Lead RP
with Ffyona
deano 22/Jul/16 Lead dog
with Kai Thomas
Marti999 22/Jul/16 Lead O/S
with Debbie
Jacobclare 06/Jul/16 Lead O/S
Sarah Black 06/Jul/16 Lead O/S
springfall2008 30/Jun/16 Lead dog

In the rain. Rested on most bolts, no falls. Felt tough for 6b.

RichyBOYY 18/Jun/16 Lead O/S
with Guatier , Josh S
Kemics 08/Jun/16 Lead rpt

X2 to get draws back. First time felt easy, Yosemite has improved finger cracks skills, getting draws back at end of day felt hard!

with Ben
Cheese Monkey 08/Jun/16 Lead O/S
with Caleb S
mossrug 05/Jun/16 Lead O/S
with Kate
MoWalker3 05/Jun/16 -
afrosam 28/May/16 Lead rpt
jamie_bkc 22/May/16 Lead O/S
PerMarePerTerram 22/May/16 Lead O/S
tradandybrown 15/May/16 Lead O/S
with shazza65
shazza65 15/May/16 Lead dog
with Andy
No? Yes! 08/May/16 Lead
Chris Harbour 07/May/16 TR O/S

Pumpy route but actually not that difficult in technical terms. Some nice jugs/flakes and definite candidate to lead next time.

with Bruce Rawlinson
Hidden 30/Apr/16 Lead O/S
TomJ 23/Apr/16 Lead β
with Kuang
aiyer 23/Apr/16 Lead dog
with Kuang, Tom
FernandoHidalgo 17/Apr/16 Lead O/S
with Iwona
Rory Black 09/Apr/16 Lead β

Nice flowing route. Especially when seeping.

with Hannah Campbell
chris85 ?/Apr/16 Lead RP

It's been a while since I've been stumped on a 6b, got a bit fixated with with crack, realised you can work round it a lot without having to finger jam, really cool route though!

wave1art 05/Mar/16 Lead dog

Can't jam! Did second try by dynoing for the good hold at the top of the crack. Tried too section again in good form but still struggled.

Mike Roger ??/2016 -
evhall 22/Nov/15 Lead dog
with Tim Bray
Samuel P 31/Oct/15 Lead O/S

Lovely climb, best route of the day. Was crazy pumped and super happy when I latched onto the thank god jug.

with Tommy
Hidden 31/Oct/15 TR
simo 18/Oct/15 Lead rpt
Josh Lewis 18/Oct/15 Lead rpt
jayyaj 17/Oct/15 TR dog
with Alex Roberts
tash 17/Oct/15 Lead O/S

Thuggier than the other routes here!

with Nicky P
bpmclimb 08/Oct/15 Lead rpt

Clare and I did almost every move quite differently from each other! At the crux I did a sort of double gaston in the crack. Nice route, anyway - however you do it.

with Clare
Huntlyfiddler 08/Oct/15 2nd
_m.cox_ 27/Sep/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Sep/15 TR
Hidden 16/Aug/15 TR dog
my 16/Aug/15 TR
Hidden 12/Aug/15 2nd
clipskipper 08/Aug/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Aug/15 Lead O/S
JoeWilliams ?/Aug/15 Lead O/S
Larey 22/Jul/15 Lead β
with Emily dawes
emdawes 22/Jul/15 Lead O/S
PerMarePerTerram 11/Jul/15 TR
Shineyball 11/Jul/15 TR O/S
Hidden 04/Jul/15 Lead O/S
miriamclaire 04/Jul/15 2nd
with hutchay
hutchay 04/Jul/15 Lead RP
with Temssy, miriamclaire
sideshow84 04/Jul/15 Lead β
Benzo 29/Jun/15 Lead dog
with Temssy
Carl Watkins 18/Jun/15 Lead dog
with Sam T
VPJB 17/Jun/15 -
Hidden 15/Jun/15 Lead O/S
wilchivs 15/Jun/15 Lead G/U

Five years after first attempt got it clean (so kind of onsight really because I don't remember it!) Used a finger jam early on but didn't jam the crux, used a layback instead. Nice route.

partz 12/Jun/15 Lead O/S

Nearly fell off. Tried repeatedly to jam the crack...

Alex Wade 12/Jun/15 Lead rpt
Trisha Murphy 04/Jun/15 Lead
with Vikkie
bonoid 04/Jun/15 TR RP
Hidden 04/Jun/15 Lead dog
J1_TOV 04/Jun/15 Lead O/S

Warm up. Retro flash. Such a nice line.

LauraTejada ?/Jun/15 AltLd
Hidden ?/Jun/15 AltLd
Gareth T 26/May/15 Lead rpt
with Philippa Ball
Hidden 26/May/15 Lead dog
Gareth T 25/May/15 Lead rpt
Kate Hutchence 25/May/15 2nd
Max Lowry 10/May/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/May/15 Lead RP
AndrewP 04/May/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/May/15 Lead dog
Gareth T 04/May/15 Lead rpt
with Philippa Ball, Tim Popplestone
Hidden 04/May/15 2nd
FelixPeterken 04/May/15 Lead O/S
with AndrewP
Gareth T 18/Apr/15 Lead rpt
with Andrew Pocklington, James Mcmunn
matjam 16/Apr/15 Lead rpt
Alex Wade 14/Apr/15 Lead rpt
with Tim Smith
Climbingenthusiast 12/Apr/15 Lead RP
Hidden 12/Apr/15 TR O/S
dean79 12/Apr/15 Lead rpt

was dry this time so went first go!

Hidden 12/Apr/15 Lead β
Josh Lewis 12/Apr/15 Lead rpt
Hidden 11/Apr/15 Lead dog
elliptic 11/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Nick E.
kivell 10/Apr/15 -
with steve kivell
Jim Brooke 05/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Steph, Mikey
AlexanderWilliams 04/Apr/15 Lead O/S
Alex Wade 24/Mar/15 Lead O/S
with Alex Howard, Tim Smith
Giles Davis 21/Mar/15 Lead rpt
Hidden 09/Mar/15 Lead G/U
Hidden ?/Mar/15 Lead
Ian Bell 08/Feb/15 Lead O/S

Excellent route despite my poor jamming technique.

with Adrian
Trisha Murphy 01/Feb/15 Lead rpt
Hidden 01/Feb/15 TR dog
Kemics 01/Feb/15 Lead O/S

Really nice climbing on a good line. Very enjoyable.

with Dawn
MathewWright1998 ??/2015 Lead O/S
waynekinrade ??/2015 Lead O/S
Eugetj 29/Dec/14 Lead dog

Two falls due to soaking wet holds good climbing though

with Roy Thomas
mikedevcole 01/Nov/14 Lead RP

2nd go. Need more confidence in my jamming.

Hidden 28/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Tristan.Stricker 27/Sep/14 -

Brilliant finger crack. So much fun!

Hidden 21/Sep/14 Lead O/S
mattgrange 04/Sep/14 Lead O/S

Only a couple of jams required, solid, a good route

hankyc 20/Aug/14 Lead O/S

some classic jamming

Hidden 23/Jul/14 2nd rpt
Gareth T 23/Jul/14 Lead rpt
afrosam 15/Jul/14 Lead
Trisha Murphy 15/Jul/14 Lead O/S
DaveX 13/Jul/14 Lead O/S

Great fun, did this as the 13th route of the day so probably felt tougher than it was but really good.

with Afrosam
afrosam 13/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with DaveX
matjam 03/Jul/14 Lead dog

one rest

mdecoleman 01/Jul/14 Lead
tobydunford 22/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Kirsty Kerr
matt.woodfield 09/Jun/14 Lead O/S
clmacdonald 08/Jun/14 2nd
tskelhon 08/Jun/14 Lead rpt
with Jenni Stephens, Charlotte, Bez, John_Warner
Jon_Warner 08/Jun/14 Lead rpt

Once to practice 'the project'. Another time, in loose trainers, in the pouring rain, retrieving quickdraws, somehow climbed the thing!

with Jenni
Neil 26/May/14 Lead O/S
dean79 26/May/14 Lead dog

hand slipped out of the wet finger crack!

Didymus 21/May/14 Lead O/S
with Nick
Giles Davis 17/May/14 Lead rpt

To put quick draws into Strawberry Jam.

Hidden 03/May/14 -
Giles Davis 03/May/14 Lead dog

Dogged first go to work the moves and check which holds were wet.

Giles Davis 03/May/14 Lead RP

You don't need to use the finger jams but it's more satisfying if you do :-) Nice Route.

Hidden 29/Apr/14 Lead rpt
mattrm 18/Apr/14 Lead dnf

Got the draws in. Found the crux hard. Got the finger jams right. Hopefully it'll only take one more session to bag.

with Nathan Williams
Hidden 17/Apr/14 Lead β
slugger5uk 16/Mar/14 Lead dog
HannahC 16/Mar/14 TR dnf
with Jo Smith
Nick Sherring 16/Mar/14 Lead dog

Found tough for the grade although made harder by an isolated wet pocket and my poor finger jamming technique! Actually good overall.

with Javier, Paul Borland
Steve Lewis 14/Mar/14 Lead O/S
J1_TOV 13/Mar/14 Lead β

Did it a few years ago too.

vickydavies 13/Mar/14 Lead dog
with J1_TOV
Hidden 12/Mar/14 Lead RP
riff156 09/Mar/14 Lead O/S
with Hannahc, Jo Smith
alastairbegley 08/Mar/14 Lead dog

Definitely can't claim a clean ascent!

Slick 08/Mar/14 TR
tommccluskey 20/Oct/13 Lead O/S

In the rain

with Deej
Nix33 ?/Sep/13 -
simo 22/Aug/13 Lead rpt
Hidden ?/Aug/13 Lead
saraguti 27/Jul/13 Lead O/S

almost fell on a few moves but got it.really good route

with rick sewards
Gareth T 24/Jul/13 Lead rpt
mattrm 24/Jul/13 TR dog

Tried some finger jamming in the crack, but couldn't make them stick. So laybacked instead.

with Gareth
dannygale 13/Jul/13 Lead
with Bouldering Simon
climbergg 30/Jun/13 2nd
Tim M 30/Jun/13 Lead rpt
with Emma
Jon_Warner 08/Jun/13 Lead RP

Cool! Laybacking on sandstone!

with Jenni
Hidden 08/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Jun/13 TR O/S
Robheirene 01/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Apr/13 Lead O/S
bluesharper 27/Apr/13 Lead rpt
with Richard
monsteratt 19/Apr/13 Lead rpt
with Philippa
Billg 02/Mar/13 Lead rpt
with Paul Bowen
richiebongo 18/Feb/13 Lead O/S
with Nick Smith
Gibbo 17/Feb/13 Lead
with Pete Milner, Ollie Keynes
Paul Robertson 06/Feb/13 Lead O/S
guy xavier percival 06/Feb/13 Lead O/S
with paul
Carl Watkins ??/2013 Lead O/S
justaddpowder ??/2013 Lead
Phil Murray 15/Sep/12 Lead β

Hard - but just scraped it. Needed beta. A long reach helps - a v good route!

with Liz
Viks 08/Sep/12 -
climbojimbo 02/Sep/12 Lead rpt

Pleased to get clean at last.

Hidden 22/Aug/12 Lead rpt
Hidden 20/Aug/12 TR rpt
richsmithinbristol 14/Aug/12 Lead β
Jim Brooke 14/Aug/12 Lead dog

slipped out of a finger lock near the top

with Rich
nickwhimster 06/Aug/12 Lead rpt
Hidden 26/Jul/12 Lead rpt
Bespoke by Nature 24/Jul/12 TR dog

'Warmed up" on this, over reached and fell near the top with solid forearms! Great route

with Dan, Simon
nickwhimster 30/May/12 Lead dog
monsteratt 30/May/12 Lead rpt

Better technique this time

with Nick Whimster
gingernick 27/May/12 Lead O/S
Gareth T 23/May/12 Lead rpt

Finally clean

Hidden 23/May/12 Lead dog
Hidden 23/May/12 Lead dog
Gareth T 20/May/12 Lead dog

Only one rest this time

with James Mcmunn
monsteratt 20/May/12 Lead rpt

Mmm finger crack. Done in terrible style trying to do too quickly

with Will Kilner
tweedcore 17/May/12 Lead O/S
with Leo
BFG 13/May/12 Lead O/S
Gareth T 06/May/12 Lead dog

Great climb, wetness did not help

with Rus
SamStokes 30/Mar/12 Lead β
davesimpson ??/2012 Lead

Climbed as a Trad lead, probably about E1 5c. Great protection but run out at the top.

with rob turner
tommytom ??/2012 -
Hidden 04/Sep/11 Lead O/S
chrispymocha 28/Aug/11 TR dog
with Chris, Rob
Hidden ?/Aug/11 Lead
Josh Lewis 10/Jul/11 Lead RP
Swamp murphy 10/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Yosh89
Fatboy1000 10/Jul/11 Lead dnf

Got past first finger jam ok. Bit of a stopper move on the 2nd side pull at 1 bolt to go. Flippin sweet route tho!

with Ceri
Rock Lizard ?/Jul/11 Lead
Ollie B 21/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with B.Brewer
monsteratt 16/Jun/11 Lead rpt
with John Munro
monsteratt 15/May/11 Lead rpt
Andrew Abraham 15/May/11 Lead
Nicola 03/May/11 Lead rpt
with Piers
Tim W 02/May/11 Lead rpt
with Wangy
jon clayton 21/Apr/11 Lead
with rob jones
Nicola 13/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Marc
AmyR 06/Mar/11 Lead dog
with Charles Romijn
nutcracker 24/Oct/10 Lead
with Tim
d_meacher 01/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Jul/10 Lead O/S
bluesharper 23/Jul/10 Lead RP
with Agusia
jon clayton 05/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Glyn 26/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Amy
cornishben 22/Jun/10 Lead O/S
DorsetGareth 22/Jun/10 Lead O/S
bbrowne 20/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Kelly Atkin
disposition62 ?/Jun/10 Lead RP
James_86 15/May/10 Lead
with Jacob
Hidden 21/Feb/10 Lead dog
Elizabeth Noyes 21/Feb/10 2nd
with Timmoa
Hidden 20/Feb/10 Lead rpt
wilchivs 20/Feb/10 Lead dog
with Ella Chinnery
Hidden ?/Feb/10 Lead
stu1981 ?/Feb/10 Lead
brynteg ??/2010 -
Hidden 18/Oct/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Aug/09 Lead dog
Herron 20/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with Shane Underwood
Hidden 30/May/09 Lead β
hash 30/May/09 Lead RP

right hand in first crack

with Janette
Hidden 30/May/09 Lead RP
chrisg90 25/Apr/09 -
chrisg90 25/Apr/09 -
Billg 22/Apr/09 Lead rpt
with Paul Bowen
Brucifer ?/Apr/09 Lead dog
with Piers
Rock Lizard ?/Apr/09 Lead
irish paul ?/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Sarah Joyce
SteveK ??/2009 TR dog
with Eefu
chrisg90 ??/2009 2nd
Nicobains ??/2009 -
with Bertie Jones
Tom Heslam ??/2009 Lead O/S
with Jake Day, Rosea, Ed Heslam
Brucifer ??/2009 Lead dog
mikeshewring 15/Aug/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Jun/08 TR dog
gejones 14/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Sean
Hidden 11/Jun/08 Lead RP
Iskander 27/May/08 Lead O/S

Lead it in very wet conditions: it took me 20 mins:-)

with Luis Herraez
bpmclimb 18/May/08 Lead O/S

Some nice moves

with Mark, Clare
Hidden ?/May/08 2nd RP
Hidden 22/Apr/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Apr/08 Lead O/S
hash 16/Apr/08 TR dog
with DafSWMC
DafSWMC 16/Apr/08 Lead dog
with Hash/Christian
Hidden ?/Apr/08 Lead O/S
Paul Bowen ?/Apr/08 Lead O/S
with John James
Billg 24/Mar/08 Lead O/S

First Ascent

with Paul Bowen
monsteratt ??/2008 -
with Ben Hills
Hidden ??/2008 Lead O/S
deano ??/2008 Lead
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Style of ascent
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