Big Air** E6 6b
[Big Air, 2 kb]Bizarre but superb moves. Leap the crevasse for the beckoning square hold and mantel a way to glory. Not a boulder problem! © ROCKFAX
FA. Martin Veale 1987

Ticklists: Stanage Routes Graded List, Consumed.

Photo: Big Air © Bunchuk
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3rd go. Used some pretty chin-intensive beta.
Matthew Ferrier - Sent x - 23/Nov/13 with Chaps from Leeds, Jacob, Micki, Dave Warburton

Should of actually jumped the first time...LOTS of pads
Dave Warburton - Sent - 23/Nov/13 with Matthew, Jacob, Bill Lawrence, LUUMC, Will Hunt

With a stack of approx 15 pads this time! First go.
Will Hunt - Sent rpt - 23/Nov/13 with Ben Finley, Tom Nichols

Hidden - Sent x - 23/Nov/13

No clue on grade, clearly isn't a route but a bloody dangerous boulder... Stacked loads of pads and built a nice landing with plenty of spotters, still felt ridiculously scared though. Disappointing how easy it was but fun either way.
Orrin Coley - Sent O/S - 06/Aug/13

Fun fun, forgot how safe this is with mats.
BRoe - Sent rpt - 20/Apr/13 with whitehouse_rhys

went back for the no snow ascent
whitehouse_rhys - Solo rpt - 19/Apr/13 with heather osborn

Hidden - Solo dnf - 08/Apr/13

Awesome fun above snow!!
Gus - Solo β - 07/Apr/13 with sam whittaker

Never thought I'd do this... Great moves, still felt spicy above snow, would be writing this from a hospital bed without it!
Duncan Disorderly - Sent - 07/Apr/13

above snow, pleased to get the flash.
john lynch - Sent O/S - 06/Apr/13 with Tom

Jeronimo - Sent rpt - 06/Apr/13

Hidden - Solo β - 06/Apr/13

above a sea of snow and foam...
J.Wells - Sent x - 06/Apr/13 with Guy Van Greuning, Chris Barr

sikkkkkkk
whitehouse_rhys - Solo O/S - 05/Apr/13 with heather osborn, Mark Roe

We bumped into Martin Veale attempting to repeat it 26 years after his first ascent, sound gent! Ended up spending most of the afternoon with him on Don and Archangel.
MarkRoe - Sent x - 05/Apr/13 with Martin Veale, Rhys Whitehouse

Snowball
akhughes - Solo O/S - 04/Apr/13

Didn't expect to catch the jug...didn't know what to do!
wi11 - Sent dnf - 04/Apr/13 with Rob Greenwood, Duncan C

Psyched for the flash, even if it was made safer with the snow.
Bennykr - Sent O/S - 04/Apr/13 with Adam H

Snowball, totally safe. Pleased to flash.
Si dH - Sent O/S - 04/Apr/13

But the pocket consistently, but just couldn't do the next moves!
drysori - Sent dnf - 04/Apr/13

Hidden - Sent x - 03/Apr/13

Hidden - 03/Apr/13

Hidden - Sent - 03/Apr/13

Snowball, 3rd go after a big but safe tumble off the top.
AlistairB - Sent x - 03/Apr/13

Snowball
fp219 - 02/Apr/13

snowballed
birdie1989 - Sent - 02/Apr/13

Chris_barr - Sent - 02/Apr/13

WillDoyle - Sent x - 02/Apr/13

Took awhile to commit to the jump. Once I did it went first try
Haydn Jones - Sent x - 02/Apr/13

Hidden - Sent - 01/Apr/13

Flashed today but tried sans snow before, Just a boulder problem at the moment but awesome all the same!
BenNorman - Sent x - 01/Apr/13

Great day out above the snow with loads of great people.
andi turner - Sent - 01/Apr/13

eazyclimbing - Sent - 01/Apr/13

al123 - Sent rpt - 01/Apr/13 with Crew

infected mushroom - Apr/13

Above snow thank goodness, apparently I'm not very good at jumping.
Rob Greenwood - UKC - Solo - Apr/13

1st go today.
al123 - Sent - 31/Mar/13

Snowballed, safe as houses.
Will Hunt - Sent x - 31/Mar/13 with James Williamson, Luke Donaldson

Snowball over a good landing with pads - no danger but a fun problem. Found it harder than expected, which made it feel better to get after a few goes. Once I worked it out i was surprised I struggled so much in the first place.
jacobjlloyd - Sent x - 31/Mar/13 with Ross

Super safe & fun with a massive snowdrift filling the gap. 3 times!
quiffhanger - Sent x - 31/Mar/13 with Jake

Snow balled.
james.f.williamson - Sent - 31/Mar/13 with grubes

Above snow
Matt Cooke - Sent x - 31/Mar/13

Hidden - Sent - 31/Mar/13

harvie - Solo O/S - 30/Mar/13 with tom harvie

Lots of snow :)
Howard Lawledge - Sent - 30/Mar/13 with Maddy

Dan 85 - Sent x - 30/Mar/13 with Dave, Alex B, Lewi, Rich

Hidden - 2013

flash, sketched the top. had many pads.
nathanlee - Sent β - 02/Dec/12 with Ben Norman, Oli Grounsell, Guy vg, Emlyn James

got the pocket a few times but couldn't get myself sorted enough for upwards movement. Funny problem, mental without pads.
GuyVG - Sent dnf - 02/Dec/12 with crew

mark20 - Sent O/S - 14/Oct/12

Harry Chaplin - Sent x - 14/Oct/12

jake_haddock - Sent β - 14/Oct/12

Really good fun. Spicy font 6c with mats
kieranrex - 06/Oct/12 with luke, Tim Peck

ground up 2nd try
BRoe - Sent x - 14/Jul/12 with whitehouse_rhys, Mark Roe

With about 10 pads in the pit, got it second go. Amazing!! Easier than i expected, probably because i wasn't facing an ankle snapper...
fennerz - Sent x - 16/Jan/12 with Ed Booth

Ethan - Solo - 14/Jan/12 with Big crowd, Ted Kingsnorth, Don Walker

made the jump and got close to doing it but just needed that little bit more, maybe when im fresh. loads of pads
al123 - Sent dnf - 30/Oct/11 with alex

2 test runs, then went for it! amazing problem!
MorganPreece - Solo β - 28/Mar/11 with George Filming for HDrock films

second go, after Liam showed the way
Jeronimo - Sent x - 06/Mar/11

3 pads, 2 spotters, 1 badass motherf**ker!
jacobjacob - Solo O/S - 11/Jan/11

Hidden - Sent dnf - 12/Dec/10

Hidden - Solo - 12/Dec/10

Wearing a wig and a fake moustache
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - Sent β - 14/May/10

On Tom's stag with lots ad lots of mats
sadams - Sent - 14/May/10

Made the jump every time, but couldn't finish. 5 days of grit takes it out of you!
stuartmunn - Solo dnf - 15/Apr/10

Went for it once but missed the pocket, oops. But the fall was chillin so got it next time, but couldnt work out the rock over so jumped back. Next time :-)
Mike Goldthorp - Sent dnf - 14/Mar/10

Hidden - Sent dnf - 17/Jan/10

jeffmcd56 - Sent β - 2010 with Wez

Hidden - Sent β - 05/Dec/09

Wanted to do this for years!, quality!
willackers - Solo β - 05/Dec/09 with Dan Walker

Hidden - Dec/09

JSA - 2008

onsight but with mat. Still v Exciting with great last move.
Dave Musgrove Jnr - Solo O/S - Feb/03 with Tim Emmett

CrashMat Rob - TR - 14/May/00 with Brian, Nicky

Hidden - Solo O/S - Nov/92

craig h - Solo rpt - Apr/92

craig h - TR O/S - Jun/91

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