Rockfax Description
A famous problem situated in the pit behind one of the larger boulders. There are various cunning methods available depending on your body dimensions. If you are really tall then you may be able to contemplate the f8B sit-down start! © Rockfax

FA. Jason Myers 1995

Ticklists: Ticklish, Peak Rock/18/A Boulder Primer, ICAS Climbing Club, Font-esque dans la PEAK.

Jackwd 25/Oct Sent dnf

Got to the first gaston move. Need to work on my shoulders and hip strength.

brices 25/Oct Sent dnf
Hidden 25/Oct Sent dnf
Andrew Barker 03/Oct Sent x

After several sessions over three years. Feels like a bit of a milestone.

with Emma
Don Jebus 03/Oct Sent x

second session at night

Andrew Barker 30/Sep Sent dnf

Tickled the jug a couple of times.

by-tor 18/Jul Sent dnf
Luke Dawson 19/May Sent x

not my style... but soft 7c

BenjaminLinneRyn 25/Apr Sent
zombie_pat 19/Apr Sent dnf
Spidermunkie 11/Mar Sent x

Good problem

Hidden 07/Mar Sent dnf
_m.cox_ 07/Mar Sent x


with Prajak
Haydn Jones 21/Feb Sent x

Felt easy today! First try tonight

quiffhanger 08/Feb Sent dnf

Account officially opened by an inspiring first-go repeat from Dan.

with Adam Ryan, Angus, Dan
Alex moore 04/Feb Sent
Love Gleisner ?/Jan Sent
Hidden 06/Dec/14 Sent x
Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing 03/Dec/14 Sent dnf
with Drew Withey
CosmicHobo 05/Nov/14 Sent x
Hidden 25/Oct/14 Sent dnf
marcduhig 01/Jun/14 Sent dnf
BillyRidal 04/May/14 Sent x
jakk 12/Apr/14 Sent

Brilliant problem, went quickly, psyched!

PeterDawson 23/Mar/14 Sent x
zombie_pat 15/Mar/14 Sent dnf
EliotStephens 15/Mar/14 Sent rpt

still the best problem I've done.

with Ashwh
BobbyG 26/Feb/14 Sent

Awesome problem, one off the life list.

with tom rookes, jamie mantle
tedswag 23/Feb/14 Sent dnf
Euan McFadyen ?/Jan/14 -
mic_b 29/Dec/13 Sent x
with Heidi
AlistairB 30/Nov/13 Sent x

3 lantern sessions. Mega-classic, so happy to have done this. Not something I ever thought I'd be capable of.

Hidden 10/Nov/13 Sent dnf
Hidden ?/Nov/13 Sent dnf
Hidden 31/Oct/13 Sent x
Hidden 26/Oct/13 Sent dnf
Henry.Todman ?/Sep/13 Sent dnf

Getting closer. Definitely coming back for it!

fyfee8a ?/May/13 -
realbobsmith 23/Apr/13 Sent
whitehouse_rhys 20/Apr/13 Sent x

so happy to have sent this on my first real crack at it, really surreal night time sesh with lights around the top of the pit

with craig osbourne
al123 14/Mar/13 Sent rpt

1st go

with Sean W, Chris Davies, nathan
xican 04/Mar/13 Sent x

hell yeah. well hard going right first.

Hidden 19/Feb/13 Sent
dav 02/Feb/13 Sent rpt
with Si Davis
Kyle Rance 02/Feb/13 Sent x

Second go on third session. Wanted this for years, really happy.

barni 30/Jan/13 Sent dnf
archiecb 05/Jan/13 Sent x

So happy to have finally done this boulder. Thought it wouldnt be possible when I first gave it a go, but I just kept trying and then it went first attempt today. Well chuffed!

jussyrockstar 01/Dec/12 -
al123 24/Nov/12 Sent rpt
Apharri 23/Nov/12 Sent x
jake_haddock 17/Nov/12 Sent x

A midnight ascent with the head torches on Saturday night. Psyched!

al123 11/Nov/12 Sent

3rd go today. better conditions and skin made it feel easier.

al123 04/Nov/12 Sent

1st session on this, such a great problem. Bit of a dream bloc even! 7C.

AshWH 06/Oct/12 Sent x

first of the grade, thanks to eliot for body position beta

with Eliot
EliotStephens 06/Oct/12 Sent x

Best Ive done. One off the lifetime list. 'You've got to have the vision'

with Ashwh
Hidden 30/Sep/12 Sent
Tophe 29/Sep/12 Sent
Hidden 29/Sep/12 Sent x
kieranrex 01/Sep/12 -

Probably the best problem I've ever done

with luke, Tim Peck
Castleclimber 29/Jul/12 Sent x

First session forty five minutes before dark on 24/07/12; rained off after thirty minutes on 28/07/12. Sent it fifth attempt of day three.

peewee2008 12/May/12 Sent x

2 short sessions, syked!!

with Caleb
siwid 03/May/12 -

Unexpected! Thanks Tim and Sam

fennerz 14/Apr/12 Sent x

terrible conditions, took about ten goes, totally unexpected!

with Me, Myself and I
TCCB 11/Mar/12 Sent dnf

About as close as you could possibly get to doing it without doing it... Warm greasy conditions and was sticking the first move every time and fingertips were over the jug but my train was too early! Next Time!!

nathanlee 21/Feb/12 Sent x

dried it with my hat, not ideal conditions. 3rd session. massively psyched to climb this peak rite of passage.

dav 08/Feb/12 Sent x

classic problem, chuffed.

with Gill B
highrepute 01/Feb/12 Sent
loonyclimber 15/Jan/12 Sent x

Despatched first go today. Previous session disastrous! Chuffed!

with Lee
BenNorman 08/Jan/12 Sent x

After trying all day yesterday, went first time i did the first move today, never screamed so much when i grabbed that jug, incredible!!

Danny_boulders ??/2012 -
Hidden 20/Oct/11 -
dannyboy83 15/Oct/11 Sent x

2nd go, very unexpected

Beastly Squirrel 28/May/11 Sent x

Amazing problem, took most of 1session, and so pleased to have climbed this whilst im still 14 - first font 7c+!!!!

malx ?/May/11 Sent x

A few weeks after doing the Eiger. Probably my best ever month of climbing

Hidden 26/Mar/11 Sent dnf
Somerset swede basher 12/Mar/11 Sent x

3rd session, Not stuck the second hold before, went as soon as I latched the second hold properly! Awesome, so pleased.

with Katharine
alaan 07/Mar/11 Sent x

Second session but went quickly today - so surprised to be at the jug! Excellent problem.

Adam Lincoln 04/Mar/11 Sent


with Jim Hilliard, Adam Long
Mike Goldthorp 02/Mar/11 Sent x

YYFY! Real sunny day but the pit was lovely n cold. Couldnt do it with anasazi heel but boshed it first try when I changed to testarossas - right tool for the job. 7c in the right conditions.

AdamjBailes ?/Feb/11 -

did in 20 mins.

Matt Reid 29/Jan/11 Sent x

under an hour 10th try? 7b+/ soft 7c

grey wolf 29/Jan/11 Sent x

brilliant, took bout 20 mins...standing on top was such a great feeling!

Hidden 09/Jan/11 Sent dnf
markalmack 09/Jan/11 Sent dnf
marijus ??/2011 -
Ethan 27/Nov/10 Sent
with Don Walker
Hidden 12/Nov/10 Sent x
Dave Musgrove Jnr 17/Oct/10 Sent
Oliver 07/Apr/10 Sent

One day.

edinbed 06/Apr/10 -

Repeated. Finger finally on the mend.

Cailean Harker 20/Jan/10 Sent
TomHaigh 01/Dec/09 Sent x
Hidden ?/Dec/09 -
willackers 29/Oct/09 Sent x

Got close last Sunday but I split a tip, had to go right hand first, hard!

andy gravestock 25/Oct/09 Sent x

third session would have gone on the second if skin hadnt ripped getting that jug is an amazing buzz get in there so much history so much class .......

with dad and trev and jordi folk
Brandon Copley 18/Oct/09 Sent x

Felt really good to get that jug! Its very mentaly hard. Not too hard withthe moves its just getting everything right. Cool climbing though, now onto some steep stuff!

with liam
Liam Copley 18/Oct/09 Sent x

1st Go, 2nd session,I then did it 2 more times (in a row) to keep warmed up haha, awesome moves, psychically pretty piss but more mental & technically, hmm maybe 7C, no, hmm..

with Brandon,James Jacobs, and another guy
Hidden 18/Jan/09 Sent dnf
Hidden 11/Dec/08 Sent
lx 24/Mar/08 Sent

soooo happy!

with alison
Hidden 08/Feb/08 Sent x
stato ??/2008 Sent x
jondude 11/Dec/07 Sent

Did in one session, well pleased! About 5 tries.

Andrew Jennings 09/Nov/06 Sent
Boy ??/2006 -

With right hand first beta

Hidden 19/Feb/05 Sent x
oldcheese ??/2005 -
Hidden 06/Nov/99 Sent x
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High f8A
Mid f8A
Low f8A
High f7C+
Mid f7C+
Low f7C+
High f7C
Mid f7C
Low f7C
High f7B+
Mid f7B+
Low f7B+
Votes cast 48
Votes cast 47
Style of ascent
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