Rockfax Description
Good climbing up the shallow cracks in the centre of the slab. © Rockfax

FA. Bill McKee 1978

MrFantastic 29/Sep/16 Solo O/S
Dan Wilcox 17/Sep/16 2nd
amccann 31/Aug/16 Solo RP
with Rory, Matt H
Hidden 05/Aug/16 Solo
stevelismore 30/Jul/16 Lead O/S

Gear a bit sparse.

with Simon Lismore
Jim Slater 27/Jul/16 Solo O/S
Hidden 17/Jul/16 2nd O/S
Hidden 17/Jul/16 TR
ebf 03/Jul/16 2nd O/S

Paul led, Anneka second, I third. Later on Dave tried to lead it and fell off. A little thin on gear and holds at the bottom, but improves mid height.

pastep 03/Jul/16 Lead
with ebf
chrisdjackson 23/Jun/16 Lead O/S
with Rosie, joel
mr random 19/Jun/16 Lead O/S
with Steve Pryer
clairemathews 19/Jun/16 2nd dog
Hidden 19/Jun/16 Lead O/S
Chris Craggs 05/Jun/16 2nd

Pleasant enough - easiest on the left

with Steve Cunnington
teh_mark 28/May/16 2nd
Gentleman Joe 28/May/16 Lead O/S
stratandrew 23/Apr/16 Lead O/S
with Nils Elgar, Dave Wylie
Trent T 01/Apr/16 Lead O/S
giuly 12/Mar/16 2nd
with Ed
Danhan 03/Oct/15 Lead O/S
with Tommasso
BnB 23/Sep/15 -
Hidden 19/Sep/15 Lead O/S
steveg 19/Sep/15 Lead O/S
with Bruno, Dave Craven
Chris Ellis 13/Sep/15 2nd
with Steve Wade
Hidden 13/Sep/15 Lead
xiangoh 06/Sep/15 2nd β
NOG 06/Sep/15 Lead O/S
Matt Shepherd 29/Aug/15 Solo O/S
cpoad 19/Aug/15 Solo O/S
Robs_Uren 15/Aug/15 2nd O/S
with Luke Von Freeden
D Tempest 09/Aug/15 2nd
with Paul
migs493 01/Aug/15 2nd rpt
with Jim Borrington
Chrismaccers ?/Aug/15 Lead
andybirtwistle 12/Jul/15 Solo
jonhowson 12/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with Chris
Jamie Brown 04/Jul/15 2nd O/S
with Mike Shaw
Hidden 03/Jul/15 Solo
BarrySW19 27/Jun/15 2nd O/S

Bit of an eliminate - hard to be sure what's on the route and what isn't.

garywong 21/Jun/15 2nd O/S
kleinej 21/Jun/15 Lead dnf

Could decide if there would be gear at and above the crux, so scampered off left.

with Jing T, Gary
jing 21/Jun/15 2nd O/S

Jason (sort of) led.

with Jason, Gary
Murilo Lessa 30/May/15 Lead O/S
with Alex Desborough
Hidden 24/May/15 2nd
BoulderyDave 10/May/15 Lead O/S

No gear apart from the very top and bottom. Good moves but a bit too bold at the middle if you're not expecting it.

Hidden 10/May/15 2nd
Gav Williams 26/Apr/15 2nd
with Catherine Elliott
simon kimber 22/Apr/15 Solo O/S
FlavioL1989 07/Apr/15 Solo O/S
mikestr555 02/Nov/14 Lead
Rosie Henstock 11/Oct/14 Lead rpt
TGreen 11/Oct/14 2nd rpt
onlyfoddington 05/Oct/14 Lead O/S

I had a right old struggle on this. Maybe I don't like wrinkles. I kept thinking I was off route.

Hidden 11/Sep/14 Lead
daviesp2 07/Sep/14 2nd
with Tim Cooper
RiPomc 07/Sep/14 Lead
with Julie Cooke
JCookie 07/Sep/14 2nd
with Richard Plater
Hidden 26/Aug/14 2nd
Hidden 26/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Aug/14 Lead
Hidden 24/Aug/14 Lead
csd23 24/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Jul/14 Lead
Capricorn One 23/Jul/14 Lead
shumidrives 23/Jul/14 2nd
OliverRoss 22/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Adam Ptretlak
Hidden 26/May/14 Lead O/S
NickJH 26/May/14 2nd
Hidden 20/May/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/May/14 2nd
amccann 18/May/14 Solo O/S
col3 18/May/14 2nd

Did more of the Diff than this route!

with John Salmon, Paul
Paul1 18/May/14 Lead
with Nicole
Easty14 17/May/14 2nd
deacondeacon 27/Apr/14 Lead O/S

HVS 5A if you're strict I reckon, although easily escapable.

Retro Rowan 19/Apr/14 2nd O/S
with Mike Smith
migs493 19/Apr/14 Lead O/S
cragsman9000 12/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Neil
bob_cbr 12/Apr/14 2nd O/S
sibluer 10/Apr/14 Lead
callum2806 10/Apr/14 TR
Hidden 29/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Nick1812P 10/Mar/14 Solo O/S
adi bryant 19/Jan/14 Solo
Hidden ??/2014 -
Dan Arkle ??/2014 -
DavidPC 23/Nov/13 2nd
tom 09/Nov/13 Solo O/S
Clay C 09/Nov/13 2nd rpt
with Ross, Will A
Hidden 09/Nov/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 09/Nov/13 Lead O/S
Pete Pozman 08/Oct/13 2nd O/S
with John Byrne
Hidden 05/Oct/13 Lead O/S
mauritanianpixie 05/Oct/13 2nd
with Conrad
jogh 29/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with Dave
bobstones 28/Sep/13 2nd O/S
with Frazer Campbell
jason smeeth 28/Sep/13 2nd
ralphio 25/Sep/13 Lead O/S

Found it a bit harder than I thought I would. Offsets would have been nice.

khalidq 25/Sep/13 2nd O/S
GDS 21/Sep/13 TR
with BCC
harold walmsley 08/Sep/13 Solo rpt
sian88 08/Sep/13 2nd O/S
Andypeak 26/Aug/13 Lead
David_Gledson 18/Aug/13 2nd O/S
with Tom
TRFrost 18/Aug/13 2nd O/S
with D. Gledson, N. Price
birthers 16/Aug/13 Lead O/S

Possibly a little left at points?

caroline256 16/Aug/13 2nd
with Tom B
jpd80 ?/Aug/13 Lead
with Adam
HIGHTOWER 27/Jul/13 Lead

Probably went too far left at one point.

dasc 29/Jun/13 2nd
Prof. Outdoors 05/Jun/13 TR
with Lorna
EmileCilliers 03/Jun/13 TR O/S
lukehodson 26/May/13 2nd O/S
Bry 24/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Bryan M 21/Apr/13 2nd
with Pero
RM199 02/Mar/13 Lead O/S
AlanPedrick ??/2013 -
alexm198 10/Nov/12 Lead O/S
with Pete Edwards
alpinebutterfly 10/Nov/12 2nd
Hidden 10/Nov/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Oct/12 Lead O/S
bigbobbyking 14/Oct/12 Lead
fuzzysheep01 14/Oct/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 14/Oct/12 2nd dog
cameron_hall 14/Oct/12 Lead O/S
with Daniel Wilson, Ed Fairweather
tedburt 29/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Iain Brunt
James Oakes 09/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Sep/12 Lead
Sam Warby 02/Sep/12 TR O/S
simeclimb68 20/Aug/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 28/Jul/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 22/Jul/12 2nd dog
Jen 'Banksy' Banks 21/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Amy Lowe
Hidden 21/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Jul/12 2nd
amy91 21/Jul/12 2nd
John Bish ?/Jul/12 2nd
treg 17/Jun/12 Lead

With a step left at about 2/3 height because the moves were hard and I didn't like my gear.

with Rachel
josephgrimwade 15/May/12 2nd
Hidden ?/Apr/12 2nd O/S
JemG 28/Mar/12 Lead RP

Got on my third attempt: First attempt, spent 15 minutes or so trying and failing to place gear about 2- 3 metres up before traversing left onto frosty, when I was struggling to climb down I Soloed up to the top. With the help of someone seconding Frosty two tri-cams were placed on the same holds I'd being switching to and from for quite some time, Got up to the break just before the top, which turned out to be slopers, felt myself slipping and my trip to Kalymnos coming to an end before I'd got there, w, w, shit was what I believe came out of my mouth as I fell for my second time on lead. thankfully my size 6 rock held. Relead from the bottom finally getting Icy Crack :)

JakeWShaw 27/Mar/12 2nd O/S

Climbed in trainers as I forgot shoes

with Jem
the power 25/Mar/12 Lead

sort of

Hidden 25/Mar/12 2nd
Clay C 25/Mar/12 2nd O/S
with John
RossT 16/Mar/12 Lead
with Andrew Edwards
Hidden 11/Mar/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 11/Mar/12 Lead O/S
NickJH ?/Nov/11 2nd
with M Dale, LiamG
Darrell Read 30/Oct/11 Lead
with Andrew Whyte
lozowen 21/Oct/11 Solo O/S
net 15/Oct/11 2nd
Claire Sephton 15/Oct/11 Lead
alaster tonge 09/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Will Boxal
pebbles 01/Oct/11 Lead O/S

protection very limited and poor. route does not feel very independent. belay poor.

Pilch 27/Sep/11 Lead
with Jonathon
Hidden 23/Sep/11 2nd O/S
NeilGriffiths 28/Aug/11 Lead
with Adam
A Crook 28/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Moscrip 28/Aug/11 TR
Hidden 14/Aug/11 2nd
tim.fairhall 02/Aug/11 Solo
Hidden ?/Aug/11 -
Strong Steve 23/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Jul/11 Lead
jtree03 26/Jun/11 Lead
with H, dazza
Neil Rodgers (PCC) 02/Jun/11 Lead dnf

Tired and sore feet, harder than it looked, escaped off to the left to finish

with Peter PCC
davewsargent 01/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/May/11 Lead O/S
MJLangley 30/May/11 2nd
Hidden 14/May/11 TR β
Sleeping Cat 14/May/11 TR
with Bryan
RalphC 01/May/11 Lead
with Caroline
Hidden 24/Apr/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 22/Apr/11 2nd O/S
edd rab 16/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Rob
fosterrobert 16/Apr/11 2nd O/S
with Edd
Hidden 10/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Sam Simpson 27/Mar/11 Solo O/S
mattorford 27/Mar/11 Lead
Hidden 27/Mar/11 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 Solo
remus 16/Oct/10 Solo rpt
Ben ski 16/Oct/10 2nd O/S
with Ken
Dan Geh 16/Oct/10 2nd O/S
with Gareth Clendinning
Hidden 09/Oct/10 Lead O/S
remus 06/Oct/10 Solo O/S
SteveM 02/Oct/10 Lead
with Kat
kitkat78 02/Oct/10 2nd
with SteveM
dscnly 02/Oct/10 TR
with Tom Elphick, Adam
Hidden 12/Sep/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 12/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Tom Campbell 06/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Sep/10 Lead dnf
thecurlyone 04/Sep/10 Lead O/S
with Martin Wilson
Hidden ?/Sep/10 2nd
jack89 16/Aug/10 2nd O/S
with Purdy
JamesPurdy 16/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Aug/10 TR O/S
JasRY 01/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Aug/10 Lead
Hidden 25/Jul/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 24/Jul/10 Lead RP
Ali H 24/Jul/10 2nd
with Dave WXM
Pero 15/Jul/10 Lead
harold walmsley 10/Jul/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 03/Jul/10 2nd
Hidden 20/May/10 TR O/S
Hidden 20/May/10 TR dnf
Jim Malo 09/May/10 Lead O/S
Andrew Barker 09/May/10 Solo O/S
with Tom Lyons, Cat Black
j.carney 01/May/10 2nd O/S
with Nathan
NatD 01/May/10 2nd
with Carl Baker
Hidden 01/May/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Apr/10 2nd O/S
whiting.jp 18/Apr/10 Lead
with jamesca
hazeysunshine 17/Apr/10 2nd

unsatisfactory climb

with Val P
Sophie Nunn 07/Nov/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Oct/09 Lead
katiep 17/Oct/09 TR O/S
with John H
Hidden 17/Oct/09 TR O/S
Hidden 12/Oct/09 2nd
Hidden 10/Oct/09 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Oct/09 2nd
Andy Fielding 13/Sep/09 Lead
with Dave Sadler
Hidden 13/Sep/09 TR
g_quaglia ?/Sep/09 Lead O/S
LardClimber 29/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Aug/09 2nd
Jimbo C 12/Aug/09 Lead rpt

Still tricky

with Dan
Chris Craggs 09/Aug/09 2nd

Technical if you keep right.

with Mark Binney
mick1jones 09/Aug/09 2nd O/S

Alex led

Lumbering Oaf 08/Aug/09 Lead O/S

Classic crack! Nice.

Hidden 08/Aug/09 2nd dog
Mattyk 31/Jul/09 Solo O/S
Sam W 18/Jul/09 Solo
Jimbo C 21/Jun/09 Lead O/S

Less gear than one would think, but just enough.

with Gethin
markbenton 02/Jun/09 2nd

hard for grade?

with Trevor
Hidden ?/Jun/09 Lead
Hidden ?/Jun/09 2nd
catblack 24/May/09 Lead
with Jo, beka & Hannah
Goody 12/May/09 TR O/S
with Innominata
stickwoman ?/May/09 2nd
with charles jefferson, nathan hall
Hidden 24/Apr/09 Solo O/S
frume 23/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Saff
Adam1973 05/Apr/09 Lead rpt
@ndy 05/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with gareth
shaun walby 05/Apr/09 2nd
howlingbaboon 15/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Chris Fitzhugh & Ady
popebenedictus 14/Mar/09 Solo O/S
with Soloed
w.pettet-smith ?/Mar/09 -
with on club trip with sorrel, jolanta et all
Hidden ??/2009 2nd
Hidden ??/2009 -
Hidden ??/2009 -
Hidden ??/2009 Lead
riven 16/Nov/08 Lead O/S
with Joe T
jcurley 21/Sep/08 2nd O/S
with Trevor CC
Lev 24/Aug/08 2nd O/S
Hidden 24/Aug/08 Lead O/S
tobydunford 15/Aug/08 Solo O/S
Adam1973 10/Aug/08 Lead O/S
jlury 10/Aug/08 2nd
with Adam
scarybiker 01/Jul/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Jun/08 2nd O/S
alek 14/Jun/08 Lead O/S
feilx 11/Jun/08 Solo O/S
John Dale 08/Jun/08 Lead

Deceptively awkward. Think I got a bit off route

with Max Cole
lithos 04/Jun/08 Solo O/S
daviesp2 31/May/08 2nd
with Dave
dfbpdave 10/May/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/May/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/May/08 TR
kleinej 05/Apr/08 2nd

Snowy, cold

nikinko 05/Apr/08 TR dnf

Move at 2/3 hieght stopped me. Jugged to top in order to take out gear.

with NST Lee
GrahamPlant 10/Feb/08 2nd
with Jamie Armatage
Hidden 10/Feb/08 Lead β
gareth_hull ?/Feb/08 2nd
with Poz
thinair48 ??/2008 Lead O/S
with Ben Stone
Hidden ??/2008 -
Another James 04/Nov/07 Lead O/S
with Pieter
RichardMc 26/Aug/07 Lead
with Tony Williams, Dave Langmead
VS4b 11/Aug/07 2nd
adam carless 11/Aug/07 Solo O/S
Jonny M 04/Aug/07 Lead rpt
with Michael
9fingerjon ?/Aug/07 Lead O/S
with sarah
hang_about 07/Jul/07 TR
Hidden 17/Jun/07 TR
Hidden 17/Jun/07 TR
Jim Vach 20/May/07 Solo O/S
Graeme Hammond 22/Apr/07 Solo O/S
Hidden 08/Apr/07 Solo O/S
Monk 07/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Don
Alfredo ?/Apr/07 Lead
with Dargie
craig matheson ?/Apr/07 Solo
aulda 03/Feb/07 Solo rpt
jamiev 29/Oct/06 Solo O/S
TGreen 15/Oct/06 Lead O/S
Rosie Henstock 15/Oct/06 2nd O/S
Nicos 02/Oct/06 Solo O/S
with solo
Charlie Williams 23/Sep/06 Lead O/S
with Chris Fitzpatrick
SuperstarDJ 17/Sep/06 Lead O/S

Some slighly cheeky resting on the adjacent route but a clean lead apart from that.

with Alan Billington
Ropeboy 10/Sep/06 Solo
Hidden 10/Sep/06 TR O/S
aulda 10/Sep/06 Lead O/S
with Dave S
Hidden ?/Sep/06 2nd
Hidden ?/Sep/06 -
Jacob Ram 06/Aug/06 Lead O/S
with elisa best
Hidden 05/Aug/06 2nd
Chris the Tall 13/Jul/06 Solo rpt
liamnkaz ?/Jul/06 Lead O/S
with Ian H
Bokonon 10/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with Nev
mikej 02/Jun/06 Lead
with Rick Naylor
Hidden 06/May/06 TR
cem 23/Apr/06 Lead O/S
annakyn 01/Apr/06 2nd
with James Dynes
Tom M Williams ?/Nov/05 Lead O/S
with Nick Ward
featuresforfeet ?/Oct/05 Lead O/S

Dreadful for gear

with Rosie A
Hidden ?/Oct/05 Solo
dannyboy83 ?/Oct/05 Solo O/S
Hidden 30/Aug/05 -
Rampikino 25/Jun/05 Lead
with MMC Various
climbingfoetus 12/Jun/05 Lead O/S
with Tom Phillips (Spike)
Hidden ?/Oct/04 2nd
The Mountain Goat 18/Sep/04 Lead O/S
with Nick Payne
Alex Mason ?/Sep/04 Lead

not bad

Richard Hession 28/Jul/04 Lead O/S
with Ian McLarney
Hidden ?/Jul/04 2nd
Zoomer 06/Jun/04 Lead
with Hiedi Sparks
Si dH ?/May/04 2nd O/S
with Alan Dickinson
victim of mathematics 24/Apr/04 TR O/S
Cornish Merlin 24/Apr/04 TR
Neil Curtis 28/Sep/03 Lead O/S
with Ursula Augsdorfer
rob wmc 06/Sep/03 Lead dnf

Found the middle section felt a little precarious so as I only had a wobbly No1 rock I moved onto 'frosty'.

with Pete
Marq 28/Jun/03 Lead
Hidden 14/Jun/03 Solo O/S
Hidden 09/Jun/03 2nd
Shad ?/Apr/03 Lead
Hidden 30/Mar/03 Lead O/S
Jonny M ??/2003 2nd O/S
Hidden 29/Sep/02 Lead
DerwentDiluted 21/Sep/02 Solo
Hidden 20/Jul/02 2nd O/S
Laramadness 16/Jun/02 Solo
Roget 15/Jul/01 Solo rpt
Hidden ?/May/00 2nd
Chris the Tall ?/Aug/98 Lead O/S
andrewbooth1000 25/Jul/98 Lead
Trobbo 25/Jul/98 Lead
with john blower
Hidden 17/May/98 Lead O/S
RobSimmo 21/Sep/97 TR O/S
with Steve Goodens, Jon Berry
kato'sdad 21/Sep/97 Lead
cragspud ?/May/96 Lead O/S
J R R Hartley 16/Jul/95 Lead O/S
with Dave Gair
babymoac 03/Jul/94 Lead
with Justin
crater 01/May/94 2nd
D Tempest 10/Oct/93 Solo
with Rick
Hidden 23/May/93 Lead
Hidden 28/Mar/92 Solo
Backinthegame ?/May/89 Solo
goi.ashmore 29/Oct/88 Solo O/S
Rob Davies 06/May/88 Solo
BRUCESTRAC ??/1988 -
with Chris Cracknell,Various
Roget ??/1988 2nd O/S
with chris jones, jim
Andy Say 21/Dec/87 Solo
Iain Thow 01/Aug/87 Solo
steve taylor ??/1987 -
Tom V 03/Aug/86 Solo
John Marsland 23/Apr/85 Solo
sadams 18/Feb/84 Solo
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