17m.

Rockfax Description
A pleasant pitch starting up the left-hand edge of the pillar and taking the right-hand line of bolts. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
GENERATION GAP TAKES THE SLABBY PILLAR MOVES LEFT ONTO A LEDGE AROUND THE ARETE THEN SWINGS BACK RIGHT TO JOIN THE UPPER WALL ALSO TAKEN BY SM BITCH UP.A LOT OF THE CONFUSION HERE IS CAUSED BY RETRO BOLTING VARIANTS.

G Royle, Roy Thomas 1993

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Logged Ascents

User Date Style Notes & Partners
Radami 24 Sep Lead O/S
nickstephens 10 Sep Lead O/S
with Cathy
with Cathy
Hidden 25 Aug Lead O/S
Hidden 23 Aug TR
oli87 13 Aug Lead O/S
BridgetShaw 28 Jul Lead
j.anstee 26 Jul Lead
simoncov 26 Jul Lead β Steep and juggy, requiring good choice of feet and body positioning to avoid getting pumped.
Steep and juggy, requiring good choice of feet and body positioning to avoid getting pumped.
Hidden 23 Jul Lead O/S
Hidden 15 Jul Lead rpt
Hidden 15 Jul TR rpt
Ala.zarzeczna 13 Jul Lead dog
Hidden 8 Jul Lead rpt
Hidden 8 Jul TR rpt
will_of_fortune 7 Jul Lead O/S
Hidden 7 Jul Lead O/S
JJones 6 Jul Lead rpt
wlin 5 Jul Lead O/S pink
with Alex J
pink
with Alex J
Rheannacolyer 2 Jul TR
s_sheath 2 Jul TR
Hidden 1 Jul Lead rpt
Hidden 1 Jul TR rpt
Hidden 27 Jun Lead rpt
Hidden 24 Jun Lead rpt
Hidden 24 Jun TR rpt
Catrina Sq 23 Jun Lead O/S
DJH 9 Jun Lead
with Eric, Grace Barker
with Eric, Grace Barker
Hidden 1 Jun Lead O/S
Hidden 30 May 2nd O/S
Pinocchio 27 May Lead β
with KazDaz
with KazDaz
Tom Plaine 19 May Lead dog
with Nev
with Nev
Hidden 16 May Lead rpt
David Clover 4 May 2nd
with rtyler
with rtyler
rtyler 4 May Lead dog
Hidden 4 May Lead rpt
BenjaminLockie 22 Apr Lead O/S
info@alangoulbourne.co.uk 22 Apr -
Jon Thorne 22 Apr Lead O/S
Nick.Tolhurst 21 Apr Lead dog
BStar 12 Apr Lead O/S A really nice route, found it strenuous though, maybe the cold temperatures had something to do with this.
with Will Dean
A really nice route, found it strenuous though, maybe the cold temperatures had something to do with this.
with Will Dean
wjcdean 12 Apr Lead O/S Found this bloody hard.
with BStar
Found this bloody hard.
with BStar
Mothman 6 Apr Lead dog
rowland penty 24 Mar Lead O/S
Bronwyn Tarr 24 Mar Lead dnf Got confused. Backed off. Not the best warm up for me!
Got confused. Backed off. Not the best warm up for me!
Bronwyn Tarr 24 Mar 2nd Actually a super fun climb. Could have/ Should have lead it ;)
with Kate
Actually a super fun climb. Could have/ Should have lead it ;)
with Kate
Marc Roig 23 Mar TR dog
tobichallis 23 Mar Lead
with Jake Smith, Alex Seekings
with Jake Smith, Alex Seekings
Alex Seekings 23 Mar Lead O/S Bold climbing for 5c
with CUMC people
Bold climbing for 5c
with CUMC people
Finlay Ames 23 Mar TR O/S Could probably lead. Kinda pumpy
Could probably lead. Kinda pumpy
Rocky1339 3 Jan Lead O/S
with Thom
with Thom
Lankybeta ?? 2nd
jase1089 17 Aug, 2018 Lead dog
Chris Watson155 17 Aug, 2018 -
Larey 17 Aug, 2018 Lead O/S
WillCrabtree 5 Aug, 2018 Lead O/S
Jbake112 4 Aug, 2018 Lead
PaulJepson 4 Aug, 2018 Lead dog Pumpy
Pumpy
danieleaston 4 Aug, 2018 Lead
JGriffiths 4 Aug, 2018 Lead O/S
Robmwatt ?Aug, 2018 Lead
Ade7 22 Jul, 2018 TR dog
Hidden 21 Jul, 2018 Lead dog
gilib 15 Jul, 2018 Lead
Mattiussi 15 Jul, 2018 Lead
Dugster 15 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S Day out with Adam, Sach, Gilbert, Scott, andy
Day out with Adam, Sach, Gilbert, Scott, andy
Hidden 10 Jul, 2018 Lead rpt
Jono15 9 Jul, 2018 Lead β
with John Woodfield
with John Woodfield
leburnett88 8 Jul, 2018 Lead RP
strudles 5 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S
with alexjz
with alexjz
Rhys.Roberts 2 Jul, 2018 2nd dog
myrddinmuse 2 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S Steep for a warm up!
Steep for a warm up!
rellis2012 2 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S
anthony henry 24 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
with ollie_e, Freya, Elyse
with ollie_e, Freya, Elyse
Hidden 24 Jun, 2018 Lead β
Hidden 22 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
J-Heb 12 Jun, 2018 Lead rpt With Alice and Neil Repeat. Much easier when dry!
With Alice and Neil Repeat. Much easier when dry!
neilmclean 12 Jun, 2018 -
with Johnny Dawes
with Johnny Dawes
philipdhughes ?Jun, 2018 Lead
with Harry
with Harry
Hidden 23 May, 2018 Lead O/S
SteveLobley 21 Apr, 2018 TR O/S
with Rich Taylor
with Rich Taylor
alexn 3 Nov, 2017 AltLd dog
julesmckim 3 Nov, 2017 Lead O/S Lovely steep upper section on good holds. Felt hard for the grade perhaps due to dampness
with Alex Nichols
Lovely steep upper section on good holds. Felt hard for the grade perhaps due to dampness
with Alex Nichols
martinfindlay 1 Sep, 2017 -
Dylan Howard 1 Sep, 2017 Lead RP
with Daddy
with Daddy
Hidden 30 Aug, 2017 Lead O/S
Lizlet13 19 Jul, 2017 Lead
with PG
with PG
hornbywill 16 Jul, 2017 Lead
littleluke 1 Jul, 2017 Lead
rachelvlc 1 Jul, 2017 Lead
liamplant 18 Jun, 2017 Lead dog
Wayne.Gaudin 15 Jun, 2017 Lead O/S A bit traddy. Different feel to the other climbs here.
A bit traddy. Different feel to the other climbs here.
mattb42 29 May, 2017 Lead O/S
with YamCam
with YamCam
mattb42 29 May, 2017 Lead O/S
YamCam 29 May, 2017 Lead O/S
with Matthew Broughton
with Matthew Broughton
LisaB 24 May, 2017 2nd
DanielBryan 21 May, 2017 Lead O/S
Pork Knuckle 13 May, 2017 Lead O/S
BDoc 9 May, 2017 Lead dnf
steve_gibbs 6 May, 2017 Lead rpt
with Freya
with Freya
FreyaD 6 May, 2017 2nd
ericinbristol 6 May, 2017 Lead β
with vertigo
with vertigo
vertigo 6 May, 2017 Lead O/S
Hidden 29 Apr, 2017 Lead dog
Marie357 29 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S
steve_gibbs 29 Apr, 2017 Lead dog
ali.scott 29 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S
springfall2008 20 Apr, 2017 Lead dog Warm up, felt tough on a cold day and took a rest before pulling over the top ledge
Warm up, felt tough on a cold day and took a rest before pulling over the top ledge
Hidden 17 Apr, 2017 Lead rpt
richsmithinbristol 17 Apr, 2017 Lead
Jim Brooke 17 Apr, 2017 Lead dog
richsmithinbristol 17 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S
Alexey 14 Apr, 2017 Lead dog
with Anna
with Anna
Alex Wade 9 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S
with Paul Barwood, Tim Smith
with Paul Barwood, Tim Smith
Megan.richardson1 9 Apr, 2017 2nd
RichyBOYY 9 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S
Lottie Green 9 Oct, 2016 TR dnf
spearing05 5 Jul, 2016 Lead rpt
Hidden 5 Jul, 2016 Lead rpt
tobydunford 25 Jun, 2016 Lead O/S
with Kirsty Kerr
with Kirsty Kerr
Hidden 15 May, 2016 Lead
AndyLT ??, 2016 -
Hidden 14 Sep, 2014 Lead
bluesharper 28 Jul, 2014 Lead O/S
with Carwyn
with Carwyn
Hidden 18 Jul, 2014 Lead O/S
Giles Davis 9 Jul, 2014 Lead O/S
with dmorgan27, Dean Jones
with dmorgan27, Dean Jones
Hidden 5 Jul, 2014 Lead O/S
sideshow84 5 Jul, 2014 Lead O/S
Swamp murphy ??, 2014 -
Hidden 3 Aug, 2013 Lead β
Spillers 1 Aug, 2013 Lead O/S
with Zoe Silsbury
with Zoe Silsbury
Hidden 25 Jun, 2013 Lead rpt
spearing05 25 Jun, 2013 Lead rpt
Hidden 30 Apr, 2013 Lead O/S
Robheirene 20 Apr, 2013 Lead RP
with Tomas P
with Tomas P
Tomas P 20 Apr, 2013 Lead RP
guy xavier percival 7 Feb, 2013 Lead
with rob
with rob
Viks 5 Sep, 2012 Lead
Hidden 26 Jul, 2012 Lead rpt
spearing05 26 Jul, 2012 Lead rpt
matjam 25 Jul, 2012 Lead O/S
Fluffybunnyslippers 2 Jun, 2012 Lead dog Got lost, don't move left, finish drect!
with Adam Thomas, Andrew Webber
Got lost, don't move left, finish drect!
with Adam Thomas, Andrew Webber
Viks 30 May, 2012 Lead O/S
Jeromeg 25 May, 2012 Lead O/S
Rosea Day 25 May, 2012 Lead O/S
with Jeromeg
with Jeromeg
Hidden 17 May, 2012 Lead O/S
James_86 12 Apr, 2012 TR
with Neil, Phil
with Neil, Phil
Hidden 12 Apr, 2012 2nd
Maxim2023 ?Apr, 2012 Lead β
s.c.white 27 Mar, 2012 Lead
Hidden 27 Mar, 2012 Lead rpt
Dan_Carroll 25 Mar, 2012 Lead rpt
with Mateusz
with Mateusz
spearing05 ??, 2012 Lead rpt Tried this last week but having a really bad day. Clean lead this time.
Tried this last week but having a really bad day. Clean lead this time.
Hidden 24 Sep, 2011 2nd dog
Hidden 3 Sep, 2011 Lead dog
Dan Jenkin 14 Aug, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 14 Aug, 2011 Lead O/S
Tim W 19 Jul, 2011 Lead rpt
with Andrew Davidson
with Andrew Davidson
lizzie789 19 Jun, 2011 2nd O/S
marcduhig 19 Jun, 2011 Lead O/S
leigh 19 Jun, 2011 Lead O/S Really enjoyable last climb of day
with Ed
Really enjoyable last climb of day
with Ed
Stone Muppet 15 Jun, 2011 Lead rpt
with dc
with dc
Hidden 14 Jun, 2011 2nd O/S
Hidden 3 Jun, 2011 Lead O/S
Nicola 3 Jun, 2011 Lead O/S
with Charli, Jess
with Charli, Jess
pdrums777 ?May, 2011 Lead O/S Becoming my usual warm up at the Gap.
Becoming my usual warm up at the Gap.
Stone Muppet ?May, 2011 Lead
Fatboy1000 ?May, 2011 Lead rpt Good warmup. 5+
Good warmup. 5+
Hidden 16 Apr, 2011 Lead rpt
arthur_de_briton 16 Apr, 2011 Lead
with tim wilkinson
with tim wilkinson
Tim W 16 Apr, 2011 Lead rpt
chriscarroll 11 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
James_86 10 Apr, 2011 Lead
with Stu
with Stu
german_geezer 31 Mar, 2011 2nd
Hidden 31 Mar, 2011 Lead dog
M Leavy 20 Mar, 2011 2nd O/S
with M Henshall
with M Henshall
JobyN ??, 2011 TR
gingernick ??, 2011 Lead O/S
with Dean,Daryl, Chris Guest
with Dean,Daryl, Chris Guest
just one more 20 Sep, 2010 Lead O/S
with tony l
with tony l
hutster781 20 Sep, 2010 Lead O/S lovely route to finish the day on
with new rope, steve barnard
lovely route to finish the day on
with new rope, steve barnard
Herron 28 Aug, 2010 Lead O/S This is now a bolted 5+
with Suzanne Richards
This is now a bolted 5+
with Suzanne Richards
Sarah Jenkins 12 Aug, 2010 Lead
with Tim W
with Tim W
Tim W 12 Aug, 2010 Lead O/S
with Sarah Jenkins, Andrew Davidson
with Sarah Jenkins, Andrew Davidson
William_Rennie ?Aug, 2010 Lead
with Suz
with Suz
M Leavy 26 Jul, 2010 Lead
with njlyons
with njlyons
Hidden 15 Jun, 2010 Lead
d_meacher 27 May, 2010 Lead O/S
with Iskander
with Iskander
Hidden 27 May, 2010 Lead O/S
Elizabeth Noyes 27 May, 2010 2nd
Hidden 25 May, 2010 Lead rpt
webbe01 23 May, 2010 2nd dog
SamStokes 23 May, 2010 Lead rpt
with webbe01
with webbe01
rhoslynfrugtniet ?Apr, 2010 Lead O/S
Hidden ??, 2010 -
Hidden ??, 2010 -
Hidden ??, 2010 -
bpmclimb 5 Oct, 2009 Lead O/S
Huntlyfiddler 5 Oct, 2009 2nd
Salvador 27 Sep, 2009 Lead dog
with Kirsty Greenow
with Kirsty Greenow
Steve Hill 19 Aug, 2009 Lead O/S
Tim W 23 Jul, 2009 Lead rpt
with dave657
with dave657
Dan_Carroll 7 Jul, 2009 Lead O/S
with Richard R
with Richard R
RMG 5 Jul, 2009 2nd
with haydng
with haydng
haydng 5 Jul, 2009 Lead rpt Probably F5+.
with RMG
Probably F5+.
with RMG
hash 3 Jun, 2009 Lead rpt
with Mark Batey
with Mark Batey
Mark Batey 3 Jun, 2009 Lead dog
with Hash Popat
with Hash Popat
richardr 6 May, 2009 Lead O/S
Paul Bowen 23 Apr, 2009 Lead rpt
with John Crane
with John Crane
Wil Treasure ??, 2009 -
Mark Walter 22 Oct, 2008 Lead rpt
Hidden 20 Aug, 2008 Lead O/S
SamStokes 13 Jul, 2008 Lead O/S
with Alex Harper
with Alex Harper
DafSWMC 16 Jun, 2008 Lead rpt
with Steve K
with Steve K
Hidden 4 Jun, 2008 Lead O/S
Mark Walter 27 May, 2008 Lead rpt
with Alex Pickard
with Alex Pickard
Mark Walter 22 May, 2008 Lead rpt
with Jon Bleiker
with Jon Bleiker
Mark Walter 15 May, 2008 Lead O/S
with Nicola Harrison
with Nicola Harrison
spbond 11 May, 2008 Lead dog
with DafSWMC
with DafSWMC
DafSWMC 11 May, 2008 Lead rpt
with Steve/Hash
with Steve/Hash
dshearer 6 May, 2008 Lead
Hidden ?May, 2008 2nd rpt
matt.woodfield 17 Feb, 2008 Lead
steve.warrington 17 Feb, 2008 Lead O/S
Christian Reynish 30 Jan, 2008 Lead
with Jon Rees
with Jon Rees
DafSWMC 30 Jan, 2008 Lead rpt
with Melanie
with Melanie
DafSWMC 12 Nov, 2007 Lead O/S
with hash
with hash
hash 11 Nov, 2007 2nd O/S
with DafSWMC
with DafSWMC
Jason Gotel ?Jul, 2007 Lead
with Mike Alderton
with Mike Alderton
Cardi 1 May, 2007 Lead O/S Now fully bolted at (a pumpy) 5+
Now fully bolted at (a pumpy) 5+
mikeshewring ?May, 2007 Lead O/S
gejones 30 Apr, 2007 Lead O/S
with Matt
with Matt
Andrew1 21 Apr, 2007 Lead
with Andy Lewington
with Andy Lewington
Hidden 8 Apr, 2007 Lead rpt
Jim Slater ?Mar, 2007 Lead rpt
with Russ Riseborough
with Russ Riseborough
Stone Muppet ??, 2007 Lead O/S
Ollie B ??, 2007 Lead O/S
with various
with various
Hidden 16 Aug, 2006 Lead O/S
Hidden 26 Apr, 2006 Lead O/S
Hidden ??, 2006 -
Hidden ??, 2006 Lead β
shoulders 2 Oct, 2005 Lead
with dean
with dean
Jason Gotel ?Mar, 2005 Lead
with Pippa Lansdown
with Pippa Lansdown
goi.ashmore 10 Jul, 2004 Lead O/S
with Alice Howe
with Alice Howe
Hidden ?Jul, 2004 Lead O/S
liam jay ??, 2004 Lead
Hidden 23 Mar, 2003 Lead RP
Hidden 9 Jul, 2002 Lead O/S
Hidden ?May, 1994 Lead
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