Rubber Band* VS 4b
[Kev on Rubber Band, 2 kb]20m. Follow either of the Robin Hood's Staircase starts until just below the cliff top then traverse left along the prominent horizontal break on jams to finish up the left-hand arete. © ROCKFAX
FA. John Allen 1972

Ticklists: 14 In A Day, Stanage Routes BMC Graded List, Stanage VS Challenge (1989 Guide).

Photo: Kev on Rubber Band © charley
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 270 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

Tom Keaveny - Lead O/S - 09/Nov/14 with Mark Roe

MarkRoe - 2nd O/S - 09/Nov/14 with Tom Keaveny

wolverine - AltLd - 01/Nov/14 with Mike Lea

GeorgeCombe - Lead - 05/Oct/14 with Jamie Robinson, Mike Church

sibluer - Lead - 02/Oct/14

good fun
GermanAlex - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/14 with Rob

morganator - Solo O/S - 20/Aug/14

Boy - Solo - 19/Aug/14

Hidden - Solo - 07/Jul/14

Dkoi - 2nd - 06/Jul/14 with tom lewis

Dkoi - 2nd - 06/Jul/14 with nick

Hidden - Solo O/S - 05/Jul/14

OliverRoss - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/14 with lloyd Bisgrove

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/14

Hidden - 30/May/14

danm - 18/May/14 with andy scott

A great little route. solid gear all the way. Jugs for hands and a nice move to finish. Lovely.
luke glaister - 2nd O/S - 12/Apr/14 with casey johns

Great gear all the way along the traverse, and a great move to finish. Top route
casey johns - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/14 with luke glaister

monkeyman79 - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/14 with Dan Green

Jim Brownlow - 2nd O/S - 09/Apr/14 with Ben Burns

geddicakes - Lead rpt - 09/Apr/14 with Jim Brownlow

James_L88 - 2nd O/S - 15/Mar/14 with Karl Gregory

UnkArl - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/14 with James Long

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Mar/14

Good fun but my arms killed afterwards because i hadn't climbed in ages.
uppersharpnose - 2nd O/S - 09/Mar/14

Rob84 - Lead rpt - 22/Feb/14 with Mel

the power - 2nd rpt - 02/Jan/14 with Paul Hy

Paul Hy - Lead O/S - 02/Jan/14 with Phil T

Dan Arkle - 2014

eburki1 - TR - 07/Dec/13

jmills94 - 07/Dec/13 with ed

Hidden - Solo - 30/Nov/13

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - 04/Nov/13

Unknownbiker - 2nd - 08/Sep/13 with Dave W, Tony W

David Wynne - 2nd - 08/Sep/13 with Sam yeomans, Tony Womersley

Hidden - Lead - 03/Sep/13

Hidden - Lead rpt - 31/Aug/13

Hidden - 2nd - 31/Aug/13

Jim Slater - Solo rpt - 04/Aug/13

Hidden - Solo - 27/Jul/13

matt.stevenson - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/13

Fat Tim - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/13 with simon kimber

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 22/Jun/13

Jim Slater - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/13 with Maia

Hidden - Solo - 19/Jun/13

00B4YLI5500 - 2nd O/S - 16/Jun/13

Steve Waters, Mynydd - 2nd - 05/Jun/13 with Mike Tempest

DanOsb - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/May/13

farmerwad - Lead - 19/May/13 with Carol

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/May/13

in trainers
the power - 2nd - 21/Mar/13 with deacon

pie_eater_pete - Solo O/S - 03/Mar/13 with bwestwood

quality climb did the arete this time
the power - 2nd rpt - 27/Feb/13 with rob

dr_botnik - Lead O/S - 27/Feb/13 with Phil Taylor

have seconded previously. Cold day at Stanage with a fair bit of snow about. Approach shoes, two pairs of trousers, down Jacket. Snug as a bug.
deacondeacon - Lead - 2013

Nick Sillem - Solo O/S - 2013

AlanPedrick - 2013

saffy - Lead O/S - 2013

JonnySchofield - Lead O/S - 21/Dec/12

freezing cold hands dint do arete scratched round corner to finish
the power - Lead O/S - 12/Dec/12 with deacon

JonnySchofield - 2nd - 21/Oct/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Oct/12

bullybones - 2nd - 04/Oct/12 with Neil

Left after this even tho' 1 o'clock on a very nice day as midges were awful. Went to Shooter's Nab on way home: cold but no midges
harold walmsley - 2nd rpt - 22/Sep/12 with Colin Struthers

Crux is low down, and shared with Robin Hood's Staircase Direct, and this might just about be 4c?
joemallia - 2nd rpt - 17/Sep/12 with Mark Sinclair

Alex@home - Lead rpt - 05/Sep/12 with Tony Moody

harold walmsley - Solo rpt - 04/Sep/12

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Sep/12

Bry - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/12 with Jamie, Marije

pbuggy91 - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/12

Fragmod - 2nd - 31/Aug/12

Rob84 - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/12 with Sam Loveday

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 15/Jul/12

sgl - 2nd - 15/Jul/12 with Rob

Archbishop - 2nd - 15/Jul/12 with Dan Shacklock

Sam Marks - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/12 with J. Hodgson, Rory Stead

Ben Wolstenholme - Jul/12

John Brayshaw - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/12 with Erica

erica - 2nd - 10/Jun/12 with John

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/May/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 30/Apr/12

fatbuoybazza - Lead rpt - 28/Apr/12 with liv_the_div

MikeDowsett - Lead - 15/Apr/12 with Ruth Gordon

Ange's lead. Lovely climb, really enjoyed it.
charley - 2nd O/S - 25/Mar/12 with Ange, Kev

Tithe Technique - 2nd O/S - 25/Mar/12 with Emily Drake, Tim Drake, Jack Drake, Angela Paul, Charley Fell

Lovely climb, thoroughly enjoyable. Charley 2nd
valentinesbabe - Lead O/S - 25/Mar/12 with Charley Fell, Kevin Tithe

Nice traverse, end move is a little tricky. Dad found it a lot harder but not bad for his first outdoor route. Nice seal moves!
Jackwd - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/12 with Emily Drake, Tim Drake, Angela Paul

joe.91 - Lead O/S - 19/Mar/12 with Chi Cheng

Hidden - Solo - 11/Mar/12

Clay C - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/12 with Jay

Jay C - 2nd O/S - 11/Mar/12 with Clay C

Rachel Slater - Lead O/S - 10/Mar/12 with Dan Williams, Jon Fane

jon_ridley - Lead O/S - 10/Mar/12 with Will Pope

becoming-stranger - 2nd O/S - 10/Mar/12 with Jon Ridley

Scott Dunkley - 2012

adie84 - 2012

Hidden - 2012

Freezing. Hands turned to ice. Final move on the arete is pretty reachy. Used small cam and small wires.
gavinpeach - Lead O/S - 30/Nov/11 with Andrew Deacon

Falko - 2nd rpt - 19/Oct/11 with Steve M

Hidden - Solo - 29/Sep/11

mark20 - Lead O/S - 24/Sep/11

Lovely
mountaingoatgirl - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/11 with Nick Bean

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/11

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Aug/11

Tony Holdsworth - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/11 with Peter Harris

migs493 - Solo O/S - 06/Aug/11

ChrisBrooke - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/11 with Hot Rock Tom, Duncan Bell

Edd Reed - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/11 with Donna Mawson

Very nice, as good as ellis's eliminate
willson - Lead - 04/Jul/11 with chris

Daniels735 - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/11 with Matt Foot

Really nice. Like Ellis' Eliminate only longer and slightly easier. Definitely worth 2 stars.
victim of mathematics - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/11 with Dan

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/Jun/11

treg - 2nd - 09/Jun/11 with James Oswald

Really cool. Pumpy traverse across.
James Oswald - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/11 with Matt

Cold, couldn't feel hands, blowing a gale...the traverse felt airy, topped out to finish in a puddle! Very enjoyable none the less.
Tom_Jermy - Lead O/S - 15/May/11 with Jamie Sparks

JamieSparkes - 2nd O/S - 15/May/11 with johnpuddephatt, Dafydd Llywelyn, Claire Holland

llamaglama - Lead - 15/May/11 with Jam

Brilliant fun. Why only one star?
georgel - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/11 with iain

Very enjoyable
catt - 2nd O/S - 09/Apr/11 with George

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/11

Well sustained for a grit VS
Cake - 2nd O/S - 29/Mar/11 with Matt

mariannekhoo - 2nd O/S - 22/Mar/11 with Thea Williams, Tracey Tomlin

dj_brigham05 - Solo O/S - 19/Mar/11 with Alex Arthur

Bobcat5060 - 2nd O/S - 19/Mar/11 with Glenn

David Smith - 2011

PAJames - 2011

Hidden - Dec/10

Hidden - 2nd - 10/Oct/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/10

donkster - 2nd O/S - 12/Sep/10 with ben

fatbuoybazza - Lead O/S - 11/Sep/10 with daveyw

Hidden - Solo - 09/Aug/10

arete was tuff along with the topout
mike_clayton - Lead β - 08/Aug/10 with paul cubbins

The Bad Cough - 2nd O/S - 08/Aug/10 with Michael Clayton, John Sealey

jon22 - Lead - 08/Aug/10 with The Bad Cough

dan gibson - Solo rpt - 03/Aug/10

bullwinkle - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/10 with John

godusty - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/10 with Simon Smeaton

buxtoncoffeelover - Lead - 02/Jul/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/10

PanzerHanzler - 2nd O/S - 11/Jun/10 with Martin Stevens

The traverse is easy, the arete at the end is harder.
Martin Stevens - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/10 with Andy H.

Hidden - Solo - 21/Apr/10

Chris the Tall - Solo rpt - 21/Apr/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 18/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead rpt - 15/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/10

Hidden - Solo - 11/Mar/10

andrew sandercock - Solo O/S - 07/Mar/10

Brown - Solo O/S - 24/Sep/09 with Solo

godusty - Lead O/S - 18/Sep/09 with GARY WINTER

Hidden - Solo - 18/Sep/09

Hidden - Solo - 16/Sep/09

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Sep/09

Kirill - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/09 with Gerard Thornley

Jon Dittman - 2nd - 22/Aug/09

ebf - 2nd O/S - 08/Aug/09 with Paul Stephenson

enjoyed this one
jubolo - 2nd O/S - 14/Jun/09 with mark

Exciting in wind!
JohnHutch - Lead - 11/Jun/09 with L

Hidden - Solo O/S - 02/Jun/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - 31/May/09

Hidden - Solo - 31/May/09

Tez29 - 2nd O/S - 29/May/09 with Ian

Hidden - Solo - 24/May/09

daveclarke5 - 2nd O/S - 10/May/09 with Andy

stuckonarock - 2nd O/S - 29/Apr/09 with Seth

Shauna - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/09 with simon

SteveM - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/09 with Faff

furry - 2nd rpt - 01/Mar/09 with Clive

BRUCESTRAC - 2009

I think it was this one??
Viks - 2009

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Nov/08

Jim Walton - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/08 with Mike Owen

Gareth Clendinning (UBMC) - Solo O/S - 27/Sep/08

BenJacobs - Lead rpt - 24/Aug/08 with Ash

Sankey - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/08 with Luke and Andy E

andyebbens - 2nd - 17/Aug/08 with Steve E and Luke

Hidden - 16/Aug/08

well worth doing,4c finishing move
rayash - Lead - 27/Jun/08 with luke

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 27/Jun/08

alaan - Solo O/S - 09/Jun/08

Hidden - Lead rpt - 02/Jun/08

Hidden - Solo - 13/May/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/May/08

SecretSquirrel - 2nd - 03/May/08 with Nick Smith

Hidden - AltLd - 11/Apr/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Mar/08

Hidden - 2nd - 16/Mar/08

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

Hidden - 2008

mike bridges - 2nd O/S - 17/Nov/07 with Robert Bridges

Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/07 with Phil Baxter

Adam1973 - 2nd O/S - 16/Sep/07 with philnorv

Pythonist - 2nd O/S - 05/Sep/07 with DaveDJ

jam tart - 2nd - 05/Sep/07

Hidden - Lead rpt - 03/Sep/07

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/Sep/07

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 11/Jul/07

Si dH - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/07 with Neil Furniss

Jim Vach - Lead O/S - 13/May/07 with Tim Dorsett

Hidden - Lead rpt - 25/Apr/07

Hidden - Lead rpt - 20/Apr/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/07

craig matheson - Solo - Apr/07

BenJacobs - 2nd - 2007 with PeakDJ

Hidden - 2007

jamesturnbull - 2007

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2007

a_d_tru - 2nd O/S - 03/Jun/06 with Alex, Carol U

chrisclimber_1986 - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/06 with Bohdan

Mutl3y - 2nd - 31/May/06 with Fletch

dan gibson - 2006

richardr - Sep/05

madaxeman - TR - Aug/05 with Dave Potts

Smeegan - Lead O/S - Jul/05 with Dale

Stig - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/05 with Charlie Reade-Jahn

Adrian Daniels - 2nd - 06/Jul/04 with Steve Webster

Hidden - Mar/04

Hidden - Solo O/S - 15/Mar/03

Phil West - Lead dnf - 15/Feb/03 with Chris Tan

John Kettle - Lead - 2003

dan gibson - Solo rpt - 11/Sep/02

lowersharpnose - Lead - 01/Jan/02

mikej - Lead - 12/Dec/01 with Rick Naylor

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Aug/01

Ropeboy - Solo - 13/Jun/01

PenJD - Lead O/S - 19/May/01 with Jon Ascroft

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/May/01

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2001

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/00 with Matt Hirst

Hidden - Lead - 2000

tlr - 2nd - 2000 with Cal

Hidden - 2000

Rock Fairy - 2000

Rock Fairy - 2nd - 2000

Rock Fairy - 2nd - 2000

The Pylon King - Lead O/S - 2000

DafSWMC - 2nd O/S - May/99

Simon Pearce - 1999

Rich Kirby - 2nd - 18/Jun/98 with Suzy

stokienomad - Lead - 06/Jun/98

martroberts - Lead O/S - 13/Oct/97

Chris Ellis - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/97 with Louise Pellett

furry - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/97 with Phil B

smudge - Lead O/S - 29/May/97 with Frank

andrew300169 - Lead O/S - Nov/96 with Tim Pom

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Oct/96

craig h - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/96 with Janet Hannah

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/May/96

Ice in the break made it fun
cragspud - Lead O/S - Mar/96

Rog Wilko - Lead - Sep/95 with Debbie Wilkinson

Hidden - 2nd - 1995

Colin Matheson - 2nd - 29/Sep/92 with Dave Gugan

Hidden - Lead - 31/Jul/92

J R R Hartley - 2nd O/S - 28/Jul/92 with Kev Turner

Rich Kirby - 2nd - 30/Aug/91 with Andy Mackay

Roget - Solo O/S - 25/Jun/91

Mick King - 2nd - 06/May/91 with Pete Hankinson

Iain Thow - Lead - 22/Apr/90 with Steve di Ponio

Hidden - Solo - 26/Jun/89

tapley - 21/Aug/88

steve prior - Lead - May/88 with Rob W

Chris the Tall - Lead O/S - Jul/87

steve taylor - 1987

nigehughes - 2nd - Nov/86 with Mark Hartree

Dave Musgrove - Lead - 11/Jun/86 with David

John Marsland - 2nd - 11/May/85 with Dave Cousins

Hidden - Solo - 24/Oct/65

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