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Climb the centre of the buttress - tough - to jugs and runners. Bail out here if bouldering. Continue up the steep groove and overhang. Avoiding the crux by swinging in from the right is Roundabout, HVS 5b. © Rockfax

FA. Tony Walker 1983

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User Date Style Notes & Partners
Hidden 3 Oct, 2019 Solo rpt
dynoseb 20 Jul, 2019 Solo O/S
deacondeacon u 9 Jun, 2019 Lead
Andy Peak 1 9 Jun, 2019 Lead
Jwatson 15 Jan, 2019 Solo
Andy Peak 1 ??, 2019 -
UKB Shark 2 Nov, 2018 Solo
Hidden 21 Aug, 2018 Solo O/S
Andrew Abraham 20 Aug, 2018 Lead O/S
with Ky
with Ky
Hidden 20 Aug, 2018 2nd dog
Ben1983 13 May, 2018 Lead O/S
Hidden 6 Apr, 2018 Solo rpt
mrteale 11 Nov, 2017 Lead O/S
LBrown 28 Sep, 2017 Solo
Hidden 20 Sep, 2017 Lead G/U
Hidden 24 Aug, 2017 Lead RP
Ben Bransby 10 Aug, 2017 Solo
asol 9 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S
with Euge401
with Euge401
Hidden 2 Nov, 2016 Solo O/S
MrFantastic 9 Oct, 2016 Solo dnf
john lynch 17 Sep, 2016 Solo O/S
buxtoncoffeelover 10 Sep, 2016 2nd No way I could do the lower half, so 'ascended'/aided to retrieve Ralph's gear. Managed to climb rest of route after the first gear!
with ralphio
No way I could do the lower half, so 'ascended'/aided to retrieve Ralph's gear. Managed to climb rest of route after the first gear!
with ralphio
ralphio 10 Sep, 2016 Lead G/U Took a few go's to work out the start. Not too bad once you know how. Worth a star or two.
Took a few go's to work out the start. Not too bad once you know how. Worth a star or two.
xbraddersx ? Sep, 2016 2nd dog Had trouble with the move from the crimp but got it eventually
with Martin Meadows
Had trouble with the move from the crimp but got it eventually
with Martin Meadows
adi bryant 19 Jun, 2016 Lead O/S
with Steph, Ged
with Steph, Ged
Ban1 22 May, 2016 TR After 10 attempts finally got it. Couldn't imagine leading this big move without gear
with markrob
After 10 attempts finally got it. Couldn't imagine leading this big move without gear
with markrob
Jake Young 14 May, 2016 Solo O/S really nice
really nice
Nick1812P 11 May, 2016 Solo O/S
hervenuttall ? May, 2016 Lead O/S
with Matt W
with Matt W
Euge401 10 Apr, 2016 Lead G/U
with dan cole
with dan cole
Hidden 3 Apr, 2016 Lead O/S
scarmichael 20 Mar, 2016 Lead O/S technical start and enjoyable finish on jugs!
technical start and enjoyable finish on jugs!
Chris1234H 22 Nov, 2015 TR
Hidden 17 Oct, 2015 -
paul79 17 Oct, 2015 2nd O/S
Hidden 14 May, 2015 2nd
Cake 14 May, 2015 Lead O/S Crazy grade, but HVS 6a is about right. It continues at about 5a after the start
Crazy grade, but HVS 6a is about right. It continues at about 5a after the start
AsleepOnBelay 10 May, 2015 2nd For a boulderer I made a right meal of the start! Delicate moves if you cant reach the pocket from the low foothold.
with Matt, Cake
For a boulderer I made a right meal of the start! Delicate moves if you cant reach the pocket from the low foothold.
with Matt, Cake
Strong Steve 28 Aug, 2014 Lead O/S
NDD 2 Jun, 2014 Solo
WillDoyle 16 May, 2014 Solo
Hidden ??, 2014 -
Dan Arkle ??, 2014 2nd
marconi 30 Nov, 2013 Lead RP fell off the start a few times
fell off the start a few times
Hidden 7 Nov, 2013 Solo O/S
DaveFidler 19 Oct, 2013 TR RP In the dripping wet. Did Rotor with Huw and Sam.
In the dripping wet. Did Rotor with Huw and Sam.
Hidden 28 Sep, 2013 Lead O/S
Maia 10 Aug, 2013 2nd dog
with Gavin Singleton, rich_hw
with Gavin Singleton, rich_hw
Gudge u 8 Aug, 2013 Lead O/S Enjoyed this - technical start took some working out. Moves above through groove and overhang are good as well.
Enjoyed this - technical start took some working out. Moves above through groove and overhang are good as well.
Ropeboy 13 Jun, 2013 Lead Great move at the start
Great move at the start
Stoney Boy u 19 May, 2013 Lead O/S
with Mark Buskwood
with Mark Buskwood
Graeme Hammond 6 Apr, 2013 Solo O/S
Hidden 23 Sep, 2012 Lead O/S
Boy 12 Jul, 2012 Solo
Antony87 23 Nov, 2011 2nd RP
with Frank Castiello
with Frank Castiello
fatbuoybazza 15 Oct, 2011 2nd dog Tried to lead at first, too tricky, then fell off several times at start, tricksy..
Tried to lead at first, too tricky, then fell off several times at start, tricksy..
steve2006 15 Oct, 2011 Lead RP placed a cam to the far left (was this off route?), then on the traversed back to the start I slipped and took nice long 'swing'. It took three attempts to find hidden hand crimps. tricky start that gets better & better....
placed a cam to the far left (was this off route?), then on the traversed back to the start I slipped and took nice long 'swing'. It took three attempts to find hidden hand crimps. tricky start that gets better & better....
Hidden 5 Jun, 2011 2nd dog
Hidden 29 May, 2011 Lead O/S
al123 29 May, 2011 Solo O/S fun. v2/3 problem to start.
fun. v2/3 problem to start.
stuaart 10 Apr, 2011 2nd dog Totally failed the 5c bit at the bottom, so ended up traversing in from the route on the right (perhaps the HVS?).
with Sandra McCabe, Neil Redgrave
Totally failed the 5c bit at the bottom, so ended up traversing in from the route on the right (perhaps the HVS?).
with Sandra McCabe, Neil Redgrave
uphillnow ??, 2011 -
Hidden ? Dec, 2010 -
hamer89 14 Sep, 2010 Solo
Mike_Hayes 12 Sep, 2010 -
with Sarah Marks
with Sarah Marks
geddicakes 12 Sep, 2010 2nd
Hidden 16 Mar, 2010 2nd O/S
JulesV 9 Nov, 2009 Solo
Hidden 17 Oct, 2009 Lead
Woodiee 17 Oct, 2009 2nd β
Hidden 10 Oct, 2009 2nd β
Ben Harper 10 Oct, 2009 Lead O/S
danm 5 Apr, 2009 2nd
with Sion
with Sion
Brown 19 Mar, 2009 Solo O/S
with Solo
with Solo
ilikemonkys 15 Mar, 2009 -
with Rob emery
with Rob emery
Sal37 ??, 2009 Lead O/S
Tez29 12 Oct, 2008 Lead O/S
with Sean
with Sean
WB 20 Sep, 2008 Lead O/S tricky start!
with GuyM
tricky start!
with GuyM
Joe Dove 5 May, 2008 Lead
with kev
with kev
Hidden 13 Feb, 2008 2nd dog
Hidden ??, 2008 -
HeatherF 8 Sep, 2007 TR
C@rwyn 8 Sep, 2007 TR dog damn its hard to start, but after that its a lot easier
with Heather and Jake
damn its hard to start, but after that its a lot easier
with Heather and Jake
Ian Broome 31 Jul, 2007 Lead took few tries to find the way on start
took few tries to find the way on start
Joe Dove 22 Jul, 2007 2nd
with paul
with paul
Hidden ? Jul, 2007 2nd
stp 20 Jun, 2007 Solo rpt soloed before some years ago
soloed before some years ago
HimTiggins 2 Jun, 2007 2nd rpt
with John, Paul
with John, Paul
HimTiggins 26 May, 2007 Lead O/S
with Neil
with Neil
Peakpdr ??, 2007 Lead β
Rowansb ??, 2007 2nd O/S
Hidden ??, 2007 -
Hidden 22 Apr, 2006 Lead O/S
Hidden 15 Aug, 2004 Solo O/S
Hidden 7 Apr, 2004 2nd
Hidden 7 Dec, 2003 2nd
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH u 14 Jun, 2003 Solo O/S
Chris Reid 31 May, 2003 Lead O/S
Hidden ??, 2002 -
Hidden ??, 2000 -
Mark Davies PK ??, 2000 Lead O/S
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Low E1
High HVS
Mid HVS
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Style of Ascent
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Soloed
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Redpoint
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Route of Interest

The Ivory Tower

Grade: E1 5b ***
(Kinder Southern Edges)