Rockfax Description
Climb the blunt arete using flakes (poor worn runners) to a spooky stretch right to finish up Pedlar's Slab. © Rockfax

FA. Don Morrison et al early 1960s 1962

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Eastern Grit (2006): Top 500.

greenclimb 11/Oct Lead O/S
with Sarah
Hidden 11/Oct 2nd
Andrew Barker 29/Sep Solo O/S

Slightly worrying move right on the solo.

ben.phillips 29/Aug Lead O/S
with Pati, Rob Kempster
Hidden 11/Jul Solo
Hidden 04/Jun -
PLM 26/May Solo O/S
gavinpeach 23/May 2nd O/S
with Andy
andy.smythe 23/May Lead
RFWilkie 10/May 2nd O/S
with Mark
Thinker01 10/May Lead O/S
Hidden 04/May 2nd
Chris M 14/Apr -
with Dan G
Hidden 07/Apr Lead
Hidden ??/2015 -
FATBOYFAT ??/2015 -
wazzalad20 28/Sep/14 Lead O/S

Lovely slab route, great end to a perfect weekend.

with anna henshaw
JasonK 27/Sep/14 Lead
Alex Hallam 20/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Rosie Hoare
Hidden 07/Sep/14 Solo dnf
Hidden 30/Aug/14 Lead O/S
LakesWinter 20/Aug/14 Lead rpt

After Phil's amazing 8m groundfall and walk away experience...

with Phil B
Angus Taylor 17/Jul/14 Lead β

lead on preplaced gear. gorgeous climb, especially the ending, could climb it all day!

Mark Duncan 17/Jul/14 Lead O/S

pretty easy for HVS, one tricky gear rest, but good gear.

with Angus new, Tommy Frakenburg
Hidden 11/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Jun/14 Lead O/S
helin 01/Jun/14 2nd
with peter
phil64 19/May/14 Solo
mark4344 16/May/14 2nd
with Matt Payne
gazfellows 04/May/14 Lead
with Nic
Colin Scotchford 03/May/14 Lead
Hidden 15/Apr/14 Lead O/S
tprebs 14/Apr/14 2nd O/S
with Conor Cadden
cjcuni ?/Apr/14 Lead O/S
cragtyke 30/Mar/14 2nd

john lead

with Mark B, john g
Toby Dunn 30/Mar/14 Solo rpt
Deezel65 29/Mar/14 Solo O/S
rich_hw 29/Mar/14 Lead O/S
the power 04/Feb/14 Lead O/S

orite spose

with Andy
Jim Slater 02/Feb/14 Solo rpt
admackie 02/Jan/14 -
Alfie Conn ??/2014 -
adie84 ??/2014 -
Dan Arkle ??/2014 -
marconi 30/Nov/13 2nd
Palmer 30/Nov/13 Lead
Gudge 31/Oct/13 Solo rpt
Gudge 31/Oct/13 Solo rpt
Gudge 31/Oct/13 Solo rpt
buxtoncoffeelover 29/Sep/13 Lead
with Vicar
Hidden 29/Sep/13 2nd
Hidden 10/Sep/13 2nd
tsjx 08/Sep/13 2nd
with John Mc
Nick1812P 19/Aug/13 Solo O/S
with Jamie
Chris Craggs 18/Aug/13 2nd

Probably only 5a. Main runner slot broken.

with Graham Parkes
Matt Cooke 14/Aug/13 2nd β
with Rosh
Fragmod 06/Aug/13 2nd
tsl42 06/Aug/13 Lead O/S
joese7en 26/Jul/13 -
Steve Waters, Mynydd 26/Jun/13 Lead
mtempest 26/Jun/13 2nd
joemallia 10/Jun/13 2nd rpt
Hidden 09/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Gudge 02/May/13 2nd O/S
with John Nuttall
John Nuttall 02/May/13 Lead
with Chris
Hidden 20/Apr/13 2nd
RichyBOYY 20/Apr/13 Lead
chinkus303 06/Apr/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 06/Apr/13 Solo rpt
greengrasss ?/Apr/13 Lead
Hidden 02/Mar/13 Lead
Hidden 02/Mar/13 2nd
Coel Hellier 17/Feb/13 Lead
AlanPedrick ??/2013 -
dannyboy83 20/Oct/12 Solo O/S
Guy Wilson 04/Oct/12 -
with Gavin Moy
Milne 19/Sep/12 Lead O/S

bold 5a. not a great route, poor line.

with Dave
Whealiebob 19/Sep/12 2nd rpt

Lovely little route for those of us who enjoy Grit ;-)

mark20 04/Sep/12 Lead O/S
max_chan 12/Aug/12 2nd O/S
with Steve Carty
AlexxelA 11/Aug/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 11/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Jul/12 Lead O/S
fatbuoybazza 21/Jul/12 2nd O/S
with deborah
Archbishop 15/Jul/12 2nd
with Dan Shacklock
deacondeacon 16/May/12 Lead O/S
popebenedictus 16/Apr/12 Lead rpt
adrianscott 16/Apr/12 2nd O/S
maddy.c 31/Mar/12 -
Hidden 20/Mar/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 14/Jan/12 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2012 -
Tony Kartawick ??/2012 -
Hidden 06/Nov/11 Lead O/S
RiverRoam 06/Nov/11 2nd β
Mowglee 16/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Ali
allyrocke 15/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Clement Hutin
Liam Ingram 15/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Sep/11 Solo
lozowen 09/Sep/11 Solo
jonleighton 21/Aug/11 Lead dog
tmawer 14/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Jaime Robertson
joemallia 05/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Andy Fielding 31/Jul/11 Lead
with Karen Hallem
jack89 25/Jul/11 Lead O/S

Felt pretty easy. I suppose bold, but not 5b for me.

with Brian
charley 24/Jul/11 Lead O/S

Brillant climb. Loved it...

with Ange, Geoff, Kev
valentinesbabe 24/Jul/11 2nd O/S

Charley's lead...real nice climb

with Charley Fell, Geoff Burrows, Kevin Tithe
Tithe Technique 24/Jul/11 TR O/S
with Geoff Burrows, Angela Paul, Charley Fell
DavidR 26/Jun/11 Lead O/S
JEP 07/Jun/11 2nd
Hidden 06/Jun/11 Lead β
Andrew Lodge 06/Jun/11 2nd
with Steve
al123 29/May/11 Solo O/S

more like a bold 5a. fun

Neil Pacey 21/May/11 Lead O/S
Tanya Savage 21/May/11 2nd

Very delicate and not a lot of pro, quality climbing

Joe Grondowski 20/May/11 Solo
with Tom Churchman, Richard Armour, John Lynch
john lynch 19/May/11 Solo O/S
with Tom, joe grondowski, rich armour
w.pettet-smith 20/Apr/11 Solo

lovely climbing.

Neil R 19/Mar/11 Lead O/S
shaun walby 19/Mar/11 2nd β
with Neil R
BeccaSnowden 12/Feb/11 Lead β

On Tom's gear. Reachy (for me) move and then a worrying run out. Really enjoyed this!

with Tom
thomasadixon 12/Feb/11 Lead O/S
with Becca
Hidden 22/Jan/11 Lead O/S
uphillnow ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 Lead
LakesWinter 11/Dec/10 Solo rpt


with gustav, Cake
Gustav 11/Dec/10 Solo rpt
with Owen, Matt G
Hidden ?/Dec/10 -
Hidden 24/Oct/10 2nd O/S
James Oswald 20/Oct/10 Lead O/S

Really delicate and nice. Quite scary though.

Hidden 10/Oct/10 Lead O/S
Will Hunt 02/Oct/10 2nd O/S
with Ryan Varnam, Jamie Sparkes, Will (LUUMC Fresher)
JamieSparkes 02/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with Will Hunt, Ryan, LUUMC lot
HamishD 02/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with chris burn
geddicakes 30/Aug/10 Solo O/S
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 30/Aug/10 Solo O/S
Stig 30/Aug/10 Solo rpt

Also seconded Chris earlier

chrishedgehog 30/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with James
tompilgrem 22/Aug/10 Lead β
with Dad
Hidden 10/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Steve Waters, Mynydd 08/Aug/10 2nd
mtempest 08/Aug/10 Lead
with Steve Waters, Mynydd
Cake 05/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Angus
tompilgrem 04/Aug/10 TR O/S

Felt alright on tr, poss one to lead sometime

with Dad
bobpilgrem 04/Aug/10 TR
with Bob/Tom
dan gibson 03/Aug/10 Solo rpt
Danny Crump 02/Aug/10 2nd O/S
hailtryfan ?/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Danny
Alistair Corbett 11/Jul/10 Lead O/S
AndyFrank 26/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Mike Burton
Hidden 26/May/10 Lead rpt
edd rab 20/May/10 Lead O/S
popebenedictus 20/May/10 2nd O/S
with Edd Rab
Hidden 09/May/10 2nd O/S
Duck Egg 09/May/10 Lead β
with Bart Shaw
Jim Slater 24/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Angus Malcolm
Hidden 21/Apr/10 Solo
Chris the Tall 21/Apr/10 Solo rpt
Hidden 18/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Apr/10 Lead dog
gidmord 10/Apr/10 Lead O/S

Quite a scary climb

Ben Harper 10/Apr/10 2nd O/S
disturbed_one51 21/Mar/10 Solo
Jonathan Hall 21/Mar/10 Solo
crimp2climb 20/Mar/10 Lead O/S
Seymore Butt ??/2010 -
RossG ??/2010 -
metal arms 10/Oct/09 Solo O/S
Graeme Hammond 05/Sep/09 Lead O/S

almost forgot to go right above the crux. nice, not the delicate arete i expected, in the end the holds turned out to be too big for that and the gear good :)

with Pete aka Dad
Mike W 18/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Aug/09 -
ellie macpherson 25/Jul/09 2nd
with mike henesey
Pilch 10/Jul/09 Lead O/S

sketchy moves with good gear that is soon far away

with Graham ,Ed and Jon
Ketu 05/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with Charles M
cem 05/Jul/09 2nd rpt
with Rob Truckle
ellie macpherson 24/Jun/09 Lead
with Brett Amm
RichardMc 24/May/09 Lead
with Tony Williams
jameshall 10/May/09 2nd O/S
with Martin
mikehenesy ?/May/09 Lead O/S

Easy but spent ages phaffing with crap gear, why bother. Dissatisfying climb.

with Ellie
Hidden 26/Apr/09 -
snakebite 19/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Sam Doyle
Hidden 12/Apr/09 Lead O/S
jon bradley 05/Apr/09 2nd rpt
with Huw Howells
Brown 01/Apr/09 Solo O/S
with Solo
JCB42 15/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Alice Manwaring
GuyVG 06/Mar/09 Solo O/S

good start with good moves but a bit of let down joining up with slab route

with Steve, Al and Lee
Alex Mason 06/Mar/09 Solo O/S

Nice micro-route

with Ste, Lee and G
Ram MkiV 06/Mar/09 Solo O/S
with lee, al, guy
koopa ??/2009 -
BRUCESTRAC ??/2009 -
Sal37 ??/2009 Lead O/S
drysori ??/2009 Lead
drysori ??/2009 Lead
drysori ??/2009 Lead
drysori ??/2009 Lead
Lex Wilkinson 29/Dec/08 Solo
Hidden 12/Oct/08 Solo O/S
nathanmanc 12/Oct/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 09/Oct/08 2nd
swoosh 28/Sep/08 Lead
with Jamie Armatage
Rob Davies 13/Sep/08 Lead
with Phil Ashton
Whealiebob 31/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with Chris
petemeads 23/Aug/08 Solo
Joe Costello 17/Aug/08 Solo O/S
with Matt and Liam
Stig 29/Jul/08 2nd rpt
with Charlie and Simon
Hidden 13/Jul/08 2nd O/S
Wilbur 01/Jul/08 Solo O/S
Mike W ?/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/May/08 2nd rpt
Matthallinan 23/May/08 Lead
with Jon Winter
Joe Dove 05/May/08 Lead
with kev
Hidden 05/May/08 Lead
galpinos 26/Apr/08 2nd rpt
with Mark
Hidden 22/Apr/08 Solo
Matt Fry 17/Feb/08 Solo O/S
lowersharpnose 01/Jan/08 Lead
Hidden ??/2008 -
kingholmesy ??/2008 Solo O/S
stuc ??/2008 -
TrollJester ??/2008 AltLd O/S
with VARIOUS Throughout 80's+90's
Hidden ??/2008 -
Hidden 12/Dec/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Nov/07 Lead O/S
LakesWinter 03/Nov/07 Lead O/S

Very good moves and good gear as well.

with Gustav and John Lamb
Hidden 06/Oct/07 Solo
Hidden 06/Oct/07 Solo
OffshoreAndy 23/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with NCC Kelvin
Andy Clarke 24/Aug/07 Lead O/S
with Ralph
Hidden 03/Aug/07 TR
bullwinkle 02/Jun/07 2nd rpt
with Paul
Hidden 30/May/07 Lead O/S
adam carless 30/May/07 2nd O/S
Hidden 23/May/07 Lead O/S
dan gibson 24/Apr/07 Solo
with AJ
Chris the Tall 11/Apr/07 Solo rpt
craig matheson ?/Apr/07 Solo
Hidden ??/2007 -
Wayne S ??/2007 2nd
matthewss 26/Nov/06 2nd dog
with Miles
Jim Vach 12/Oct/06 Lead O/S
with Oli Lyon
Chris the Tall 21/Sep/06 Solo rpt
alj 23/Jul/06 2nd O/S
with leon skeldon
leon ?/Jul/06 Lead rpt
Lizard ?/Jul/06 Lead β
with Manda James
Pythonist 29/Jun/06 Solo O/S
with Chris Jennions
colin milton 27/Jun/06 2nd
with pep
shark 29/Apr/06 Solo
with Chris Williams
nathanmanc ?/Mar/06 Solo O/S
dan gibson ??/2006 -
Tobias at Home ??/2006 -
Hidden 27/Oct/05 2nd rpt
Stig 09/Oct/05 Lead O/S
with Jonathan Teale
Chris Craggs 06/Oct/05 2nd


with Colin Binks
Hidden ?/Oct/05 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Sep/05 Lead
Chris the Tall 14/Sep/05 Solo rpt
ellie macpherson ?/Jun/05 Lead
with Steve Taylor, Neil Macpherson, Ian Holmes
Laramadness 28/May/05 Solo
Hidden 12/Mar/05 2nd
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe ??/2005 -
Hidden ??/2005 -
reg_measures 10/Oct/04 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2004 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2004 Lead
cem 21/Sep/03 Lead O/S
with Liam Mark
Phil West 21/Jun/03 Solo rpt
Hidden 07/Jun/03 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Jun/03 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/May/03 Solo rpt
DerwentDiluted 15/Feb/03 Lead
with J. Ellson
Monk ??/2003 -
Hidden ??/2003 Solo
Hidden 21/Sep/02 Lead O/S
Pete Nugent 21/Apr/02 Lead
with Simon Trathen, Rob Hodgkinson
Mark Riley ?/May/00 Solo O/S
Ropeboy 16/Apr/00 Solo
skygodley 16/Apr/00 Lead O/S
tlr ??/2000 Solo
Hidden ??/2000 -
Urgles ??/2000 Lead O/S
Boy ??/2000 -
tuftynick ??/2000 Lead
rogerskews ??/2000 2nd
with Phil
Hidden 16/Jan/99 Lead O/S
Simon Pearce ??/1999 -
Phil West 04/Jul/98 Lead O/S
with David Atherton
DavidEvans ?/May/98 Lead
with Tim Stallard
r0b 29/Mar/98 Solo O/S
Jon Read ??/1997 Lead O/S
cragspud ?/Jun/96 Lead O/S
Scott McRae 20/Apr/96 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/1996 -
rurp ??/1996 -
Hidden 04/Nov/95 Solo
Hidden 21/May/95 Solo
Hidden 01/Apr/95 Solo O/S
Hidden 26/Mar/95 Lead
Hidden 26/Mar/95 -
nai ??/1995 Solo
Hidden 02/May/94 Solo
Chris Reid 17/Oct/93 Lead O/S
Mick King 08/Aug/93 Solo
Iain Thow 01/Aug/93 2nd
with Bill Wright
whispering nic ??/1992 -
steve taylor ?/Jul/91 Solo
with jon jones
Roget 23/Jun/91 Solo O/S
Hidden 27/May/91 Solo
NickJH ?/Apr/91 Solo rpt
with RParry
Mal Grey ??/1991 Lead O/S
NeilGriffiths 18/Aug/90 Solo
NickJH ?/Jul/90 Solo
with D Townsend
steve prior ?/Jun/90 Lead O/S
with Rob W
Hidden 24/Apr/90 Solo
John Marsland 20/Jun/89 Solo
Chris the Tall ?/Oct/88 Solo O/S
goi.ashmore 02/May/88 Solo O/S
Andy Say 29/Apr/88 Solo
Hidden 02/Apr/88 Solo
Chris Ellis 21/Sep/87 2nd
with Martin Veale
Tom V 24/Jun/87 Solo
GordonHart ??/1986 Solo O/S
Hidden 02/Jul/85 Solo
John Marsland 08/Jun/85 Solo
Hidden ??/1985 2nd
Hidden 02/May/84 Solo
stp 07/Sep/83 Solo O/S
Rob Davies 17/May/81 Lead
with Mike Papworth
Hammy 14/Mar/81 Solo
with Fai Kwong
Hidden 14/Sep/80 Solo
paul__in_sheffield ??/1980 Lead
Hidden 22/Apr/79 Lead
andy gittins ??/1979 -
Mark Kemball 07/May/78 Solo
Canyak ??/1973 -
mikej 01/May/66 Solo dnf
with Mike Byles
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