Rockfax Description
The thin crack in the front of the buttress is awkward, then step left and layback the tricky and reachy arete to finish. © Rockfax

FA. Paul Harrison 1985

bencole 14/Oct/17 Lead

Pretty shoddy ascent today. Gear was already in as we go sick of stripping it. Terrible friction today didn’t help but climbed it poorly. Good route though.

climberchristy 14/Oct/17 Lead rpt

Led on Ben's gear between his goes on it.

with bencole
Marl 31/Jul/17 TR rpt

Climbed on mini traction

LMS 20/Apr/17 2nd dog

could not get bottom crack!! hilariously difficult! Christy made it look a lot easier than it was! lots to work on..! top half really nice though, Great funny end to a brilliant day.

with Christy
climberchristy 20/Apr/17 Lead G/U

Great. As good as Auto da fe. Really nice balancy moves palming the upper arete. Came off initial crack. Got it next go.

with LMS
Hidden 06/Apr/17 2nd dog
max_chan 25/Mar/17 2nd O/S
with Chris Hindley, Greg - PCC
Graeme Hammond 01/Nov/16 Lead RP

Crack seemed quite straight forward, I thought the moves up the arête to the gear (crux?) and then the moves to the top both felt harder. Should have committed on Auto da Fe but got a sequence for next time and this was a good consolation prize anyway. Led twice, once with a rest after attempting Auto da Fe and a 2nd time in one push afterwards, placing the crucial gear again (big cams after hard bit left in place that are easy to place gear in bottom crack removed).

with Andy G
lukehunt 18/Sep/16 Lead
with Kyle
MrFantastic 03/Apr/16 Lead G/U
with Catherine
Hidden 03/Apr/16 2nd
MrFantastic 13/Jan/16 Solo dnf
Theo Moore - UKC and UKH 10/Jan/16 Lead β

have done Auto Da Fe before... crack felt easier this time (but still hard)

with Roisin
Hidden 08/Aug/15 Lead O/S
TomYates 06/Jun/15 2nd O/S
Sam Marks 10/May/15 Lead O/S
with leeds bunch, sheffield bunch
Dave Musgrove Jnr 09/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Nic Sellars
deacondeacon 10/Jan/15 Lead G/U

Had to escape left on first attempt as I couldn't feel my hands. Got it second go. Climbed it poorly, took a while.

dr_botnik 10/Jan/15 2nd dog

Out there, doing it. Started to sleet, hands so cold I couldn't feel them, couldn't tell if it was pump or just numb hands.Totally rad experience after 21 hours at work.

WillDoyle 02/Oct/14 Lead O/S
Olli-C 03/Aug/14 2nd β

Cool. Just as good as Auto da Fe, more continued interest.

with Swanny
Hidden 16/Mar/14 Lead
Hidden ?/Mar/14 Lead
thetradlad 23/Aug/13 Lead dog
Hidden 01/Feb/13 Lead β
James Oswald 31/Jan/13 2nd
with L
Hidden 31/Jan/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Oct/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Sep/12 2nd dog
Brown 14/May/12 Lead
with Lilifa
alaan 14/May/11 Solo O/S
Dave Gilling 05/Apr/11 TR
with Jamie Lilleman
Martin Cooper 26/Sep/10 Lead

Gear in crack placed by Neil

with Neil
Neil McA 26/Sep/10 2nd rpt
with martin cooper
Hidden 25/Sep/10 Lead
Hidden 12/May/09 2nd
Misha 10/May/09 Lead dog

Started as an optimistic attempt on Auto da Fe but soon floundered with multiple rests on the crack (annoyingly finally found a fairly straightforward sequence). Couldn't do the crux move on Auto da Fe so went for the Palm Charmer arete instead, which was very nice.

Hidden 24/Feb/08 Lead O/S
Alex Mason 24/Feb/08 Lead β

With intentions of doing 'Auto Da Fe' shattered because of a dirty, wet arete, palm chalmer seemed like the obvious choice. Crack is harder than i thought as its v. hard to jam it, also top move i found quite reachy and balancy.

Fraser13 26/Jan/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Jun/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/May/07 Lead O/S
ukb & bmc shark 31/Oct/04 Lead O/S
with Jon Winter
uphillnow 14/Jan/01 2nd
with Mark Gray
richsmithinbristol 21/Apr/00 Lead O/S
Billg ??/1998 Lead O/S
crossleysm ??/1996 Lead
Roget 13/May/95 Lead rpt
with jon
goi.ashmore 08/May/95 Lead O/S

With indirect start

with Roy Thomas
Mick r 30/Apr/95 TR
with Mike
goi.ashmore 23/Jun/91 Lead O/S

With Direct Start

with Rich France
Roget 26/May/91 2nd O/S
with colin, baccy
Stoney Boy 14/Apr/91 Lead O/S
with Colin Hughes
Dave Musgrove 16/Feb/90 Lead O/S
with Kim Greenald
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