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25m.

Rockfax Description
Good moves up the slab and tufas. © Rockfax

Alan Austin 2006

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Simon King 2 Jun, 2019 Show βeta
βeta: Not quite sure why this isn't 3*s. Another pretty soft Alcalali classic in my book.
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βeta: Not quite sure why this isn't 3*s. Another pretty soft Alcalali classic in my book.
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User Date Style Notes & Partners
Cranky 17 Feb Lead β
Bulls Crack u 30 Dec, 2019 Lead O/S Pleasant 2 star 6c+
Pleasant 2 star 6c+
Azurite 1 Dec, 2019 Lead RP 2nd go. Fell off the crux tufa on the first go but once I had the beta it was quite comfortable. Great climbing. Quite easy for the grade.
2nd go. Fell off the crux tufa on the first go but once I had the beta it was quite comfortable. Great climbing. Quite easy for the grade.
derekb 15 Nov, 2019 Lead O/S 35/100
with Paul - oh/ob
35/100
with Paul - oh/ob
Simon King 1 Jun, 2019 Lead β Difficult to grade...too many big holds to be 7a, or even 6c+?
Difficult to grade...too many big holds to be 7a, or even 6c+?
LMS 19 Feb, 2019 Lead RP Spent ages faffing around trying to put draws in and work out what to do first time in hen actually felt fine second go! Thanks Christy for very patient belaying! Chuffed.
Spent ages faffing around trying to put draws in and work out what to do first time in hen actually felt fine second go! Thanks Christy for very patient belaying! Chuffed.
climberchristy 17 Feb, 2019 Lead rpt Ran out of stamina on this first go. Not surprised really considering lack of mileage of late. Got it next go. Great route. Led at Lynn's request. It'll be on her list to do. Great route. Better in first half than it looks and really good past the tufa.
with LMS, Vanessa
Ran out of stamina on this first go. Not surprised really considering lack of mileage of late. Got it next go. Great route. Led at Lynn's request. It'll be on her list to do. Great route. Better in first half than it looks and really good past the tufa.
with LMS, Vanessa
sss138 23 Jan, 2019 Lead RP First 7a! Top roped it clean the previous day. Led clean first time putting the clips in next day. Found some good rests which helped, then you just have to power quickly through the crux tufa section.
with Alice OH, Fraser OH
First 7a! Top roped it clean the previous day. Led clean first time putting the clips in next day. Found some good rests which helped, then you just have to power quickly through the crux tufa section.
with Alice OH, Fraser OH
Jack jk 18 Jan, 2019 Lead O/S
Will Mortimer 18 Jan, 2019 Lead O/S
BRoe 10 Jan, 2019 Lead O/S
with John Kettle
with John Kettle
Hidden 8 Jan, 2019 Lead O/S
Marcsov ? Jan, 2019 Lead β
ian caton ??, 2019 Lead O/S
Abi Chard 30 Dec, 2018 Lead rpt
Hidden 20 Dec, 2018 Lead O/S
phil64 20 Dec, 2018 Lead O/S
with Rach
with Rach
bobstones 12 Dec, 2018 Lead dnf Rested at the tufa again, couldn’t remember any beta throughout so was climbing far too slow and wouldn’t commit to the harder moves on the tufa. Had the choice of an clipstick or Marc to put the clips in so did the later putting and extension on the bolt at the top of the tufa.
Rested at the tufa again, couldn’t remember any beta throughout so was climbing far too slow and wouldn’t commit to the harder moves on the tufa. Had the choice of an clipstick or Marc to put the clips in so did the later putting and extension on the bolt at the top of the tufa.
bobstones 12 Dec, 2018 Lead RP 2nd go today and 3rd overall so possibly my quickest 7a to date. Had to give it full power screams to get through the tufa and the next few moves as the feet are pretty terrible. I wouldn’t say this is so soft (don’t think Marc did either) but all depends where your strengths lie. Pleased.
2nd go today and 3rd overall so possibly my quickest 7a to date. Had to give it full power screams to get through the tufa and the next few moves as the feet are pretty terrible. I wouldn’t say this is so soft (don’t think Marc did either) but all depends where your strengths lie. Pleased.
Sam2257 30 Nov, 2018 Lead O/S
Clare Dean 30 Nov, 2018 Lead β
with Sam2257
with Sam2257
ashtond6 u 27 Nov, 2018 Lead dog
Jonathan Emett 28 Oct, 2018 Lead rpt
with niall, irish pat
with niall, irish pat
Hidden 30 Apr, 2018 Lead O/S
Jonathan Emett 24 Mar, 2018 Lead rpt
Dave Musgrove 7 Mar, 2018 Lead O/S Brilliant pitch which may well be low in the grade but very pleased to on-sight this on the final day of our trip.
with Lyn
Brilliant pitch which may well be low in the grade but very pleased to on-sight this on the final day of our trip.
with Lyn
climberchristy 17 Feb, 2018 Lead rpt 8th ascent of the day so was happy to get the Alzheimers onsight. Not been on this for 5 years. Good route in the tufa section.
with Vanessa
8th ascent of the day so was happy to get the Alzheimers onsight. Not been on this for 5 years. Good route in the tufa section.
with Vanessa
Pete Wimbush 1 Feb, 2018 Lead β
with Chris Hindley
with Chris Hindley
bobstones 20 Jan, 2018 Lead dog Liked this route and probably should’ve gone onsight if I wasn’t such a massive fanny! Rested through the steep tufa as I’m weak and scared of falling more than a few millimetres. 2 things to work on!
Liked this route and probably should’ve gone onsight if I wasn’t such a massive fanny! Rested through the steep tufa as I’m weak and scared of falling more than a few millimetres. 2 things to work on!
Bates 20 Jan, 2018 Lead O/S This could possibly be 6b+!
with Jack brooks
This could possibly be 6b+!
with Jack brooks
Will Collett 11 Jan, 2018 Lead O/S great. 6c+
great. 6c+
George_Surf 5 Jan, 2018 Lead O/S Steady up to the tufas then it’s steep for a while with a couple of thinner moves. Overall good fun and felt soft
Steady up to the tufas then it’s steep for a while with a couple of thinner moves. Overall good fun and felt soft
Sl@te Head 19 Dec, 2017 Lead RP First Red Point
First Red Point
Andy Watts 1 Dec, 2017 Lead O/S
with Rich Kirby
with Rich Kirby
Rich Kirby 1 Dec, 2017 Lead O/S
with Andy Watts
with Andy Watts
elyben 20 Oct, 2017 Lead β
willpitt07 20 Oct, 2017 Lead 1st 7a
1st 7a
cpowell 20 Oct, 2017 Lead RP
John Cuthbert 19 May, 2017 Lead O/S quite stunning, flowy classic. One reachy, powerful move to large pocket on the tufa, preceded by a blobby crimp and edges. stunning. 3 stars. perhaps somewhat overgraded. 7a in Kaly, 6c+/7a in Siurana, and 6c in Oltre Finale. None of this uncertainty about the grade detracts from its overall beauty, however.
with Will Cass
quite stunning, flowy classic. One reachy, powerful move to large pocket on the tufa, preceded by a blobby crimp and edges. stunning. 3 stars. perhaps somewhat overgraded. 7a in Kaly, 6c+/7a in Siurana, and 6c in Oltre Finale. None of this uncertainty about the grade detracts from its overall beauty, however.
with Will Cass
WillCass 19 May, 2017 Lead O/S
with John Cuthbert, Monika
with John Cuthbert, Monika
Andrew23 21 Apr, 2017 2nd dog
rachelpearce01 31 Mar, 2017 Lead O/S
with Tricia
with Tricia
Rocky 18 Feb, 2017 Lead β First 7a onsight. Very happy. Great climbing
with milena
First 7a onsight. Very happy. Great climbing
with milena
milena 18 Feb, 2017 Lead β Really enjoyable route.
with Rocky
Really enjoyable route.
with Rocky
Abi Chard 12 Jan, 2017 Lead O/S
Rachel S 4 Jan, 2017 Lead β
with Anna G
with Anna G
Hidden 21 Nov, 2016 Lead O/S
Peter Lovell 8 Nov, 2016 Lead β
ArrMcC ? Oct, 2016 Lead O/S Strictly speaking not an onsight as I did the climb to the left and accidentally finished up this... Soft and a bit dirty. Nice though.
Strictly speaking not an onsight as I did the climb to the left and accidentally finished up this... Soft and a bit dirty. Nice though.
james1978 7 Mar, 2016 Lead O/S Excellent.
with Chris NG
Excellent.
with Chris NG
leglesslizard 29 Feb, 2016 Lead β
Hidden 29 Feb, 2016 TR dog
craig naylor 20 Feb, 2016 Lead RP 2nd go
with Nial, John, Jonathan
2nd go
with Nial, John, Jonathan
Hidden 31 Dec, 2015 Lead O/S
MikeLeeds 31 Dec, 2015 Lead dog
Hidden 31 Dec, 2015 Lead O/S
Alison Cairns 31 Dec, 2015 TR rpt A really nice club with a powerful crux up the hanging tufa.
A really nice club with a powerful crux up the hanging tufa.
Hidden 22 Jan, 2015 2nd dog
mes32 14 Jan, 2015 Lead RP Missed the insight by fingertips, got it second go. Yay!
with Caroline
Missed the insight by fingertips, got it second go. Yay!
with Caroline
Hidden 14 Jan, 2015 Lead RP
will_benfold 12 Jan, 2015 Lead dog
with Caroline Culwick
with Caroline Culwick
Hidden 12 Jan, 2015 Lead dog
Hidden 29 Dec, 2014 -
LeeWood 24 Dec, 2014 Lead rpt welcome return!
welcome return!
SMc 13 Dec, 2014 Lead rpt
with Anne
with Anne
Hidden 3 Oct, 2014 Lead dog
LeeWood 1 Jan, 2014 Lead O/S steep & technical but with excellent holds
steep & technical but with excellent holds
dan gibson 24 Dec, 2013 Lead O/S
with helen gibson
with helen gibson
climberchristy 30 Jul, 2013 Lead O/S Relatively easy for 7a but a very nice route. Pleased to onsight.
with Vanessa
Relatively easy for 7a but a very nice route. Pleased to onsight.
with Vanessa
JBO 17 Feb, 2013 Lead O/S
Scraggadoo 17 Feb, 2013 Lead O/S
Hidden ? Feb, 2013 2nd
Hidden ? Feb, 2013 2nd
Hidden ? Feb, 2013 Lead dog
Dave Sr 8 Dec, 2012 Lead RP 1go clean, 6c+/7a **
with Berta
1go clean, 6c+/7a **
with Berta
JulesV 6 Dec, 2012 Lead O/S
owain86 2 Apr, 2012 Lead O/S
chriscarroll 2 Apr, 2012 Lead dnf
with owain86
with owain86
alan1234 ? Apr, 2012 Lead O/S
Hidden ? Apr, 2012 Lead β
PeteH 12 Feb, 2012 Lead O/S
Jonathan Emett 25 Jan, 2012 Lead O/S thought this was my first 7a onsight - it seems not :-(
with niall
thought this was my first 7a onsight - it seems not :-(
with niall
Dave Sr 25 Dec, 2011 Lead dog 1 fall, great moves through the tufa, pitty rested after Sudoku
with Berta
1 fall, great moves through the tufa, pitty rested after Sudoku
with Berta
rubben 26 Mar, 2011 Lead β Repeat - wet route, which made it more like the grade says...still soft!
with Marcus O'Leary
Repeat - wet route, which made it more like the grade says...still soft!
with Marcus O'Leary
Graham Westbrook ? Mar, 2011 Lead β
Hidden 21 Feb, 2011 Lead
natalietanzer ? Jan, 2011 Lead O/S
with marcus
with marcus
Hidden ? Jan, 2011 Lead O/S
dan ely 3 Dec, 2010 Lead β not 7a maybee 6c? good though
with jon, orange house
not 7a maybee 6c? good though
with jon, orange house
rubben 1 Apr, 2010 Lead RP First climb of day and probably could have onsighted, but got clean 2nd go. A failry run-out and unnerving first 3 bolts spread over about 15 metres of slab...then a lovely tufa section with one or two hard cranking moves on small holds to secure a jug and an easier top section. A valid 2 start climb.
with Marcus O'Leary
First climb of day and probably could have onsighted, but got clean 2nd go. A failry run-out and unnerving first 3 bolts spread over about 15 metres of slab...then a lovely tufa section with one or two hard cranking moves on small holds to secure a jug and an easier top section. A valid 2 start climb.
with Marcus O'Leary
James Marshall ? Mar, 2010 Lead O/S
rubben ??, 2010 -
Hidden 20 Dec, 2009 Lead β
SMc ? Apr, 2009 Lead O/S
with Anne
with Anne
Hidden 25 Dec, 2008 Lead
Hidden 25 Dec, 2008 Lead O/S
pete johnson 16 Feb, 2008 Lead RP
with Kevin Sales
with Kevin Sales
duffer 8 Jan, 2007 Lead O/S
RD ??, 2007 Lead
Hidden 31 Dec, 2005 Lead O/S
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Grade: 7a ***
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