The Bastard, Water-Cum-Jolly

8c+ Sport route

Originally given 8c but upgraded to 8c+. Approximately font 8A+/B in to font 7C.

The line was originally aid climbed by Chris Craggs and Colin Binks and called 'Free that you Bastards'. Ben Moon was working the line but came back to find holds had been chipped off. John Welford then took on the line and sealed the deal after a protracted siege.


2 recorded ascents.

Climber Style FA Ascent Date
John Welford Lead (Worked) 01 Jan 1995 (approx)
Steve McClure Lead (Worked)

Second ascent.