Rockfax Description
The scoop and overlap around to the right climbed centrally. This one is cleaner than you might expect. An eliminate variation goes through the bulge on the right at HVS 5b. © Rockfax

slab_happy 29/Oct/17 Lead O/S
with Ellie
the power 28/Oct/17 -
with deacon
BradRoberts 30/Apr/17 2nd
with Barry West, Rick Curtis
DeanJPepper 30/Apr/17 2nd
Paul Hy 03/Jan/17 Lead O/S

needs a lot more traffic!

with Phil O
mrphilipoldham 03/Jan/17 2nd O/S
PanzerHanzler 13/May/16 Solo
oscaig 09/Apr/16 Lead O/S

Nasty - and a poor choice of 'easy' first of the day in very damp conditions.

with rd20
rd20 09/Apr/16 2nd O/S
with Ian Crimman
cragtyke 05/Apr/16 Solo
jrobinson 25/Mar/16 Lead O/S


RobSanderson 13/Mar/16 Lead O/S
sbattams 12/Mar/16 TR
pawel suhy 29/Dec/15 2nd O/S

Start in left side of slab then going to the right

with Krzysiek PCC
ianbowles 09/Aug/15 Solo O/S

Looked easier than it prooved to be, thought looked Severe or less, but prooved to be a commiting move onto first mantel (had hoped for better hold!)

Hidden 08/Aug/15 Solo O/S
TomYates 06/Jun/15 Solo O/S
johnjb 10/May/15 TR RP

Dave and I both tried crux going up directly but couldn't find the move. I had another go on the top rope and eventually got it. Route is not S 4a.

Graeme Hammond 23/Apr/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 11/Apr/15 Lead O/S
JHiley 07/Mar/15 Lead

Led from my partner's high point and gear (GEAR so not VS4a) I led following BM&B description "Climb the centre of the slab, avoiding the overhang on the left (direct is HVS)" . That felt fine for severe although I went quite far left. In the rockfax/ ukc description of this slab the S, VS and HVS versions are indistinguishable.

with Sarah
sdixon 07/Mar/15 2nd
dr_botnik 05/Mar/15 Solo
PieMan 09/Nov/14 2nd O/S
with Che
colin milton 09/Sep/14 Solo
Alex_Derbyshire 22/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Markheighton 22/Aug/14 2nd
Matt Bill Platypus 16/Aug/14 Lead
with Simon
The Norris 16/Aug/14 2nd O/S
with Matt
andork123 03/Aug/14 Lead O/S

1 awkward and committing move over the lip but fun all the same :)

with AdamP, Josh H
Somerset swede basher 19/Jun/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 04/May/14 Lead O/S
Markheighton 23/Apr/14 2nd
Alex_Derbyshire 23/Apr/14 Lead
sarahsuth ?/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Oliver Houston ?/Apr/14 2nd
with Sarah
AlexFletcher 23/Mar/14 2nd
sam26051 23/Mar/14 Lead
Hidden 07/Mar/14 Lead
mcondon ?/Feb/14 Lead
Capricorn One 26/Dec/13 2nd
65m moderate millington 26/Oct/13 Lead O/S
with emma
La_Vie_En_Rose 26/Oct/13 2nd O/S

Bold, but a lot of fun!

with Oliver Millington
David Walker 06/Oct/13 Lead O/S
with Steve Grey
richyp 24/Sep/13 Lead
mikej 10/Sep/13 Lead
with Rick Naylor
Hidden 26/May/13 2nd
fechtn 26/May/13 Lead
with Pete
amy91 17/Mar/13 Lead
with Gen Sayer
RyanOsborne 13/Jan/13 Lead
annak 13/Jan/13 2nd β
John Brayshaw 02/Dec/12 Lead O/S
stev1e.wilso 02/Dec/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 11/Nov/12 Lead O/S
airwalk123 04/Nov/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Sep/12 -
Hidden 14/Sep/12 Lead
Will Gordon 14/Sep/12 AltLd O/S
mikestr555 05/Aug/12 2nd
franhammond92 28/May/12 Solo
scottski ?/May/12 Solo
petellis 28/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Apr/12 Lead dnf
Hidden 21/Apr/12 2nd
Hidden 08/Apr/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 01/Apr/12 2nd O/S
staceyjg 01/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with Becky
KarlH 01/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with Gemma
Bex_M 01/Apr/12 2nd O/S
with Stacey Jg
albt 24/Mar/12 Lead O/S
SallyMay ?/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Nov/11 Lead
Mike Hatherly 23/Nov/11 Solo O/S
Marq 02/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Kim S
Monoaffe 01/Oct/11 Solo O/S
Jimbo C 12/Sep/11 Lead O/S
with Chris
Hidden 31/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Tiddles09 24/Jul/11 TR O/S

Originally lead this the crux felt too bold for me. So went onto top rope and completed with ease good climb, should of lead it too the end though, was just a case of man the F**K up!!

with Alex Charlesworth
AC 24/Jul/11 TR O/S
SuperstarDJ 22/May/11 Solo

Climbed myself into trouble a bit when just having a play but managed to finish comfortably in the end after an awkward moment when I committed to moving up thinking I'd reach a nice hold, didn't and then up seemed less risky than trying to reverse it. Like all slabs, probably piss easy on second and you'd wonder why the leader hesitated...

SteveM 21/May/11 2nd
with Kat
kitkat78 21/May/11 Lead O/S
with SteveM
dan_o_b ?/May/11 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/May/11 Solo O/S
Amy Kilpin 30/Apr/11 Lead
Hidden 10/Apr/11 Solo O/S
fatbuoybazza 22/Jan/11 2nd O/S
masonwoods101 ??/2011 Solo
the power ??/2011 -
simon mitchie 13/Nov/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Nov/10 Solo O/S
oliccm 24/Oct/10 Lead O/S

Climbed with Charlotte

Hidden 20/Oct/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 20/Oct/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 26/Sep/10 Lead
Richard Hill 26/Sep/10 Lead O/S

Drifted right which I think removed the point of the climb. Disappointing.

with Andy Railton
Hidden 03/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Aug/10 Lead
Neil Rodgers (PCC) 22/May/10 Lead O/S
with Mark PCC
trish1968 18/May/10 Lead
Hidden 18/May/10 Lead
Hidden 16/May/10 Lead O/S
mtempest 02/May/10 Lead
with Steve Waters, Mynydd
Hidden 24/Apr/10 2nd
valentinesbabe 28/Mar/10 Lead O/S

Lead after Kev decided not to

with Lucinda, Charley Fell, Geoff Burrows, Kevin Tithe
Tithe Technique 28/Mar/10 2nd
with Lucinda Kitchin, Geoff Burrows, Ange, Charley
charley 28/Mar/10 2nd O/S

Ange's lead...

with Lucinda, Ange, Geoff, Kev
frankcp87 13/Dec/09 Lead O/S

Lichen, just a bit!

with Ian Holbrook
James Oswald 03/Nov/09 Solo O/S

Not actually that bad. Took the rightwards way then climbed down the right arete.

tradguy 17/Oct/09 2nd
cayteye 17/Oct/09 Lead O/S

i did the HVS version with a direct move over the bulge

with Paul Highams
Moritz L 11/Oct/09 Lead
with ben, rylett, pete
gethin_allen 01/Oct/09 Solo O/S
edd rab 24/Sep/09 Solo O/S
Stevepg 06/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with Vic
Hidden 06/Sep/09 2nd O/S
Richie Rich 29/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Sue Collinson
Dave Foster 29/Aug/09 Solo O/S

To get Alex's one piece of gear out! Not a great climb.

with Alex
Hidden 29/Aug/09 Lead O/S
AngelaC 12/Jul/09 2nd
with Hannah
arctic_jen 02/Jun/09 2nd
with Rich
graphiclunarkid 02/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Kiri
Hidden 12/May/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/May/09 Lead O/S
Em White 09/May/09 2nd
with James
dpmUK 07/Apr/09 2nd O/S

May have done this direct but it didn't feel VS!

Hidden ??/2009 -
TGreen 22/Nov/08 2nd O/S
Rosie Henstock 22/Nov/08 Lead O/S
gb83 01/Nov/08 Lead O/S

pretty wet

with alison
tanssop 12/Oct/08 Lead O/S
with Wayne
bridget143 08/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with Alisa
tinyali 08/Aug/08 2nd
Hidden 17/Jun/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 31/May/08 Solo O/S
Mike Soulby 19/May/08 Solo O/S
stuckonarock 21/Mar/08 Lead O/S
with Matthew
howlingbaboon 17/Mar/08 2nd O/S
victim of mathematics 09/Mar/08 2nd O/S
with Jon
Jonny M 09/Mar/08 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Mar/08 2nd
ruthonbike ??/2008 Lead O/S
with Kieran
Chris Ellis 18/Jul/07 Lead
with Helen Odwell
stevo smith 09/Apr/07 Solo O/S

Soloed up the left side of this slab too!

rob wmc 11/Mar/07 Lead O/S
with Pete
BenJacobs ??/2007 2nd
with Jonathan Rous
Hidden ??/2007 -
RM199 ??/2007 -
Dale Berry 02/Dec/06 Lead O/S
with Claire Berry
Hidden 04/Nov/06 Solo
Si dH 30/Sep/06 Solo O/S
with Neil and Mark
Fraser Hughes 16/Sep/06 Solo O/S
MagnusL ?/May/06 2nd O/S
peter myers ?/May/06 Solo
sdi 30/Apr/06 Lead O/S
with Lindsay Riordan
Hidden ?/Apr/06 Lead
Nicos 04/Feb/06 Solo O/S
with solo
mr bounce ??/2006 Lead O/S
with Shona
cem 13/Feb/05 Lead O/S
with Eric Olson
Sankey ?/Jan/05 -
chrissloan84 ??/2005 Solo
Hidden ?/Jun/04 Solo O/S
adam carless ??/2004 Solo O/S
Neil Curtis 03/Aug/03 Lead O/S
with Alan Barnes
Mark Stevenson 07/Jan/03 Solo
Thomas Martin ?/Mar/02 Lead
with NA
Stuart S 24/May/01 Solo O/S
DerwentDiluted 06/May/01 Solo
FrankW 06/May/01 2nd O/S
with Levi
Rog Wilko ?/Jan/99 Lead

quite stiff, worth 4b.

with Debbie Wilkinson
goi.ashmore 28/Sep/96 Solo O/S
crater 15/Sep/96 2nd
Hidden 30/Jul/95 Lead
iskra2000 01/Jul/95 Lead
with Mark Leach
cragspud ?/May/95 Lead O/S
rob.grafton 10/Apr/94 Solo
with jim h, chris pugh, Bruce
chrisrogers ?/Oct/93 Lead O/S
with Melanie R
Hidden 03/Jun/91 Solo
Andy Say 17/Oct/89 Solo O/S
Backinthegame ?/Jan/89 Solo O/S
uphillnow ??/1989 Solo
Iain Thow 03/Jun/88 Solo
Tom V ??/1983 -
duncan ?/Nov/80 Solo O/S
Andy Fielding ??/1980 Solo
mikej 13/Oct/74 Solo

Via the left hand finish.

Hidden 05/Feb/74 Lead
mikej 02/Jan/73 Solo

Via the right hand finish.

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