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28m.

Rockfax Description
The tufa and wall left of Elendigliches. Popular and good, but awkwardly bolted and quite often wet. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
New bolts added, can now climb logical line and ignore awkwardly placed bolts further left.

FA. Richard Davies 2005

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User Date Notes
Simon King 26 May, 2019 Show βeta
βeta: Sorry to be a negative but even with the additional bolts it's still really difficult to work out where this route actually goes!
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βeta: Sorry to be a negative but even with the additional bolts it's still really difficult to work out where this route actually goes!
RD 15 Jul, 2006 Show βeta
βeta: The left route (small tufa) starting behind the tree is Yorkshire Lads - 6b. Latest topo is available from //d.1asphost.com/costablancarock/
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βeta: The left route (small tufa) starting behind the tree is Yorkshire Lads - 6b. Latest topo is available from //d.1asphost.com/costablancarock/
RD 7 Jan, 2006 Show βeta
βeta: This is the middle line up the wall. The route to the left is Yorkshire Lads - 6b+ to half height. There is now close to 30 routes in total on the crag.
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βeta: This is the middle line up the wall. The route to the left is Yorkshire Lads - 6b+ to half height. There is now close to 30 routes in total on the crag.
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Logged Ascents

User Date Style Notes & Partners
Hidden 24 Jan Lead O/S
Hidden 15 Jan Lead β
Hidden 6 Jan Lead dog
Cranky ?? Lead
kirstymcn 20 Dec, 2019 Lead O/S Got a bit confusing in the middle (there's an extra bolt giving a variation). Took the right hand bolt line but avoided any of the big stuff on the right. Pretty sustained, tough getting over the bulge at the top.
Got a bit confusing in the middle (there's an extra bolt giving a variation). Took the right hand bolt line but avoided any of the big stuff on the right. Pretty sustained, tough getting over the bulge at the top.
Mick B 20 Dec, 2019 Lead O/S
with Ron Fawcett, Al Austin
with Ron Fawcett, Al Austin
Hidden 13 Dec, 2019 Lead O/S
Azurite 1 Dec, 2019 Lead β Quite comfortable for the grade. The topo image is misleading though.
Quite comfortable for the grade. The topo image is misleading though.
edcooper 22 Nov, 2019 Lead dog
derekb 15 Nov, 2019 Lead O/S
with Paul - oh/ob
with Paul - oh/ob
Hidden 3 Nov, 2019 Lead O/S
Ricki 31 Oct, 2019 Lead RP Got on second go. The crux sequence as you leave the tufa is a little difficult to read.
Got on second go. The crux sequence as you leave the tufa is a little difficult to read.
Simon King 26 May, 2019 Lead O/S More bolts added but still really confusing as to where the route actually goes!
More bolts added but still really confusing as to where the route actually goes!
Mark Eddy 19 Feb, 2019 Lead Needed to rest above the tufa. The slab above felt like the crux, ok feet but very thin for hands. Couple of short falls
with KateA
Needed to rest above the tufa. The slab above felt like the crux, ok feet but very thin for hands. Couple of short falls
with KateA
Becky Athay 19 Feb, 2019 Lead O/S
with Simon Hunt
with Simon Hunt
Hidden 18 Feb, 2019 Lead O/S
climberchristy 17 Feb, 2019 Lead rpt Second route of day. Second route back on proper rock after 6 months out so quite happy to get this clean first go as crux is tricky ish. A lovely route. Alcalali...what a great crag eh?
with Vanessa
Second route of day. Second route back on proper rock after 6 months out so quite happy to get this clean first go as crux is tricky ish. A lovely route. Alcalali...what a great crag eh?
with Vanessa
Russell Blackaller 15 Feb, 2019 Lead O/S
Jonesoc 24 Jan, 2019 Lead O/S
derekb 23 Jan, 2019 Lead rpt
with Henry + Mike PCC
with Henry + Mike PCC
Hidden 21 Jan, 2019 Lead
tjmillen 21 Jan, 2019 Lead
LMS 15 Jan, 2019 Lead RP Not sure if I took the right line here.. faffed about trying to decide where to go on first attempt so fell off anyway..then did it again and went left, which is possibly a bit close to the 6a+.. but it felt as hard as the other 6c to me?
with sss138
Not sure if I took the right line here.. faffed about trying to decide where to go on first attempt so fell off anyway..then did it again and went left, which is possibly a bit close to the 6a+.. but it felt as hard as the other 6c to me?
with sss138
hfotheri 13 Jan, 2019 Lead O/S
ian caton ??, 2019 Lead O/S
Hidden 18 Dec, 2018 Lead dog
SMc 15 Dec, 2018 Lead rpt great line
with Anne
great line
with Anne
Hidden 8 Dec, 2018 Lead O/S
james n 8 Dec, 2018 Lead O/S Not sure how the FA intended this to be climbed, the shiny bolt up and right from the tufa leads you to very easy climbing up a large flake. Not 6c the way I climbed it
Not sure how the FA intended this to be climbed, the shiny bolt up and right from the tufa leads you to very easy climbing up a large flake. Not 6c the way I climbed it
NShuya 7 Dec, 2018 Lead O/S
afterthesend 1 Dec, 2018 Lead O/S
neilmackie 5 Nov, 2018 Lead O/S
with Laudi, Jack
with Laudi, Jack
jcdavy 5 Nov, 2018 2nd
Laudi 5 Nov, 2018 Lead dog
hervenuttall ? Oct, 2018 Lead O/S
with Cotswold Crew, Bethan
with Cotswold Crew, Bethan
steveleahy 16 May, 2018 Lead O/S
Sut 3 Mar, 2018 Lead O/S
Furry Goose 2 Mar, 2018 Lead O/S Quite wandery but good
Quite wandery but good
Andy Watts 30 Jan, 2018 Lead O/S
with Pauline Hearne
with Pauline Hearne
bobstones 17 Jan, 2018 Lead O/S Another 6c onsight for me! Badly bolted which kinda spoils the route. Generally steady climbing with a low and high crux.
Another 6c onsight for me! Badly bolted which kinda spoils the route. Generally steady climbing with a low and high crux.
Pete Wimbush 14 Jan, 2018 Lead
with Chris Hindley
with Chris Hindley
Hidden 30 Dec, 2017 TR β
derekb 20 Dec, 2017 Lead
Xelif 13 Dec, 2017 Lead O/S
quickdrawmcraw 6 Nov, 2017 Lead
with ShoaibA
with ShoaibA
akhughes 28 Oct, 2017 Lead O/S
Hidden 19 Feb, 2017 Lead O/S
mike reed 17 Feb, 2017 Lead O/S Good. A little soft for 6c
with Themi
Good. A little soft for 6c
with Themi
elcapitainkev 3 Jan, 2017 -
Hidden 27 Dec, 2016 -
George_Surf 1 Dec, 2016 Lead O/S How I got this I’ve got no idea. Desperately hungover. Loads of beta from rachel; clip monkey
How I got this I’ve got no idea. Desperately hungover. Loads of beta from rachel; clip monkey
rachelpearce01 1 Dec, 2016 Lead O/S
with George Sanderson
with George Sanderson
rachelpearce01 31 Oct, 2016 Lead dog
with my
with my
my 31 Oct, 2016 -
Scott Quinn 12 Mar, 2016 Lead O/S
J1_TOV 20 Feb, 2016 Lead O/S
Gabe Oliver u 5 Feb, 2016 Lead
cpforbes 5 Feb, 2016 Lead dog
Hidden 29 Jan, 2016 Lead O/S
Abi Chard 18 Jan, 2016 Lead O/S
danboast 9 Jan, 2016 Lead β
Hidden 3 Jan, 2016 Lead
Hidden 1 Jan, 2016 Lead O/S
SteveM 31 Dec, 2015 TR With 1 rest first try. Clean 2nd try.
with Dave Clarke
With 1 rest first try. Clean 2nd try.
with Dave Clarke
eel 16 Dec, 2015 Lead O/S
with Al
with Al
richiebongo 24 Feb, 2015 Lead O/S
with Nick Smith
with Nick Smith
UnkArl 5 Feb, 2015 Lead O/S
with Uncle Bill, Connorsgrandad
with Uncle Bill, Connorsgrandad
will_benfold 12 Jan, 2015 Lead dog
with Caroline Culwick
with Caroline Culwick
Hidden 12 Jan, 2015 Lead dog
Hidden 1 Jan, 2015 -
mynyddresident ? Jan, 2015 Lead
LeeWood 31 Dec, 2014 Lead RP rather indeterminate - make it up as you like!
rather indeterminate - make it up as you like!
james1978 20 Dec, 2014 Lead O/S
with pam
with pam
Dan Hostford 18 Dec, 2014 Lead O/S
Andy Peak 1 16 Dec, 2014 Lead O/S Euit finding is harder than the climbing
with phill ukc
Euit finding is harder than the climbing
with phill ukc
breed 8 Dec, 2014 Lead O/S
pete johnson ? Dec, 2014 Lead rpt
with Lun
with Lun
Hidden 25 Oct, 2014 TR O/S
Chris Wright 20 Apr, 2014 Lead O/S
helenstuart 2 Apr, 2014 TR dog Great climb but awful bolt placements - even when toproping! My arms went - very sharp in places.
Great climb but awful bolt placements - even when toproping! My arms went - very sharp in places.
mjeffery 5 Mar, 2014 Lead O/S
tmawer 20 Feb, 2014 Lead O/S
with Jaime Robertson, pork pie girl
with Jaime Robertson, pork pie girl
Seymore Butt ? Feb, 2014 Lead
Bristoldave 30 Sep, 2013 Lead O/S
with Caroline
with Caroline
natalietanzer ? Apr, 2013 Lead O/S
with marcus
with marcus
derekb 7 Feb, 2013 Lead O/S
with Ben OH
with Ben OH
RFWilkie 3 Jan, 2013 Lead O/S
Hidden 2 Dec, 2012 Lead dog
Fraser 2 Dec, 2012 Lead β Pretty decent, probably a tad soft for the grade.
with Stuart, Kim, julesp
Pretty decent, probably a tad soft for the grade.
with Stuart, Kim, julesp
Hidden 5 Nov, 2012 Lead O/S
Steve Hillier 16 Apr, 2012 Lead O/S
with alan cooney
with alan cooney
Hidden ? Apr, 2012 Lead β
Hidden 13 Feb, 2012 Lead O/S
Duncan Disorderly ? Feb, 2012 Lead O/S
Jonathan Emett 25 Jan, 2012 Lead O/S
with niall
with niall
ASchwirtz 1 Jan, 2012 Lead O/S Wet tufa is part of the route. probably 6b at most.
Wet tufa is part of the route. probably 6b at most.
Dave Sr 18 Dec, 2011 Lead RP 30m,One try nine months ago, had to go down in the wet tufa, today I red pointed at last, had to check and dry the tufa and put long quickdraws on the crux because it is very bad bolted but over all the route is very wortwhile, happy ;-)
with Berta
30m,One try nine months ago, had to go down in the wet tufa, today I red pointed at last, had to check and dry the tufa and put long quickdraws on the crux because it is very bad bolted but over all the route is very wortwhile, happy ;-)
with Berta
Dave Sr 3 Apr, 2011 Lead dnf excelent route, awfull bolted, run-out in the hard moves, don't touch the top of the tufa it's allways wet
with Berta
excelent route, awfull bolted, run-out in the hard moves, don't touch the top of the tufa it's allways wet
with Berta
Dave Musgrove 5 Mar, 2011 Lead O/S Tricky move on upper wall may just be worth 6c+ but low in that grade and not sustained. The rest of the route is excellent at 6b+.
with Lyn
Tricky move on upper wall may just be worth 6c+ but low in that grade and not sustained. The rest of the route is excellent at 6b+.
with Lyn
GPN 28 Feb, 2011 Lead O/S Wrong line shown in RF guide.
with net
Wrong line shown in RF guide.
with net
JBO 2 Jan, 2011 Lead RP First 6c+:)
First 6c+:)
natalietanzer ? Jan, 2011 Lead O/S
with marcus
with marcus
keefe 17 Dec, 2010 -
Glenn Sutcliffe 17 Dec, 2010 -
with keefe
with keefe
dan ely 15 Dec, 2010 Lead O/S
with craig
with craig
Matt Rowat 22 Oct, 2010 Lead O/S
with Charlie
with Charlie
Ahab ? Mar, 2010 Lead dog
belay bunny turned bad 28 Dec, 2009 Lead O/S
with loundsy
with loundsy
Hidden 28 Dec, 2009 Lead O/S
Hidden 25 Dec, 2009 Lead rpt
Hidden 4 Dec, 2009 Lead O/S
chris m fisher 4 Dec, 2009 Lead O/S
with Spain crew
with Spain crew
SMc ? Oct, 2009 Lead β
with Chris
with Chris
bpmclimb 22 Feb, 2009 Lead dog Nearly got it in one but took too long to sort out the crux on the upper wall and rested on the rope. Shame, because the rest of it isn't that hard.
Nearly got it in one but took too long to sort out the crux on the upper wall and rested on the rope. Shame, because the rest of it isn't that hard.
Marti999 u 8 Jan, 2009 Lead O/S line in rockfax is showing 6b to left. this line is the right hand one of the two and goes to belay of elendigliches.
line in rockfax is showing 6b to left. this line is the right hand one of the two and goes to belay of elendigliches.
chris sm 3 Jan, 2009 Lead rpt
with Pippa Froggatt
with Pippa Froggatt
Hidden 25 Dec, 2008 Lead O/S
DavidR 1 Jan, 2008 Lead dog 1 rest
1 rest
Hidden 1 Jan, 2008 2nd O/S
pete johnson ? Jan, 2008 Lead O/S
with Lun
with Lun
Al Evans ??, 2008 -
RD ??, 2008 -
thebigfriendlymoose ? Dec, 2007 Lead O/S
with Sankey
with Sankey
Rachel S 19 Nov, 2007 Lead O/S It's not really 6c+ - it's 6a+
with Phil
It's not really 6c+ - it's 6a+
with Phil
Tom Briggs u 24 Mar, 2007 Lead O/S
with Rachel Hassall
with Rachel Hassall
keefe 1 Jan, 2007 Lead O/S
with Tansy
with Tansy
Tom Heslam ??, 2007 Lead O/S
with Ed Heslam
with Ed Heslam
Hidden 19 Dec, 2005 Lead O/S
Hidden 18 Dec, 2005 Lead O/S
duffer 9 Apr, 2005 Lead O/S
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Voting
High 6c+
Mid 6c+
Low 6c+
High 6c
Mid 6c
Low 6c
High 6b+
Mid 6b+
Low 6b+
Votes cast 29
Votes cast 29
Style of Ascent
Lead
Toproped
Followed
Not Set
Onsighted
Dogged
Flashed (β)
Repeated
Redpoint
DNF
Not Set
Route of Interest

Gandalf

Grade: 6c ***
(L'Ocaive)