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Flake Chimney S 4a

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[Tom HS in some chimney in the peak district, 2 kb]16m. The chimney in the right-hand side of the bay can be climbed inside or outside of the chockstones. The subterranean route is more secure, but is also very claustrophobic, the outer one is more precarious and probably worth S 4b. © ROCKFAX

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Photo: Tom HS in some chimney in the peak district © JdotP
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This climb is in 214 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

Went underground..... tight! Cams would have been helpful to protect the lower part of route.
jetstream - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/14 with Oier

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

999thAndy - 2nd O/S - 22/Jun/14

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Solo O/S - 21/Jun/14 with Ola Stepien

Hidden - Solo O/S - 21/Jun/14

meltdown34 - 2nd O/S - 19/Jun/14

Doug91 - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/14 with Matt

Hidden - Solo O/S - 26/May/14

RCrockford - 2nd - 05/May/14 with Andy C, Mike A

Wevcore - 2nd O/S - 05/May/14 with James

JB-Rock - Lead - 05/May/14 with Kevin

Jonny Harrison - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/14 with Hugh smith and scotty maylead

giuly - TR - 30/Mar/14 with Steve, Robin Oliver

DWebs - 2nd O/S - 01/Mar/14

gavster - Lead - 16/Feb/14 with ben

jshields - Solo - 16/Nov/13

Andy Moles - Solo O/S - 08/Oct/13 with Tinker

Siobhan McGowan - 2nd - 21/Sep/13

Hidden - Solo - 18/Sep/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/13

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Aug/13

trwolfe13 - 2nd β - 24/Aug/13 with RT, Ant Murray

Inside option
MTL - Solo O/S - 11/Jul/13

matt.stevenson - 2nd O/S - 10/Jul/13

victim of mathematics - Solo rpt - 01/Jul/13

SarahP1 - 2nd - 01/Jul/13 with Walter

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/13

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Jun/13

davewsargent - Solo - 19/Jun/13

Again, couldn't fit up inside the chimney, and have up clbing the outside.
gsavell - Lead dnf - 19/May/13 with Sarah Knight

If I loose another stone it would be great ha ha
dannyevos - 05/May/13 with Rick Clapham

Ben Griffiths - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/13 with Henry Gibson, King Cheung, Andy Barrow

papashango - Solo - 13/Jan/13 with Stu

Hidden - Solo - 13/Jan/13

LesserTrochanter - Solo - 13/Jan/13

Inside route. VDiff in the BMC guide, but felt closer to Diff. Wet, freen, and dirty - great fun!
Simon Caldwell - Lead O/S - 06/Jan/13 with Carmen

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 06/Jan/13

AlanPedrick - 2013

Great climb, Very Very windy though!
dsgarner - Lead O/S - 13/Nov/12

CristinaB - 2nd - 27/Oct/12

LesserTrochanter - Lead - 14/Oct/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Oct/12

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Oct/12

Hidden - Solo O/S - 07/Oct/12

cool route
chappers909 - Lead O/S - 07/Oct/12 with freshers

Phill Mitch - Solo - 19/Aug/12

rachelvlc - 2nd - 10/Jun/12

with Jack. cant remember who lead
wjcdean - Jun/12 with Jack Ottaway

jeottaway - Jun/12 with William Dean

Murryabish - Lead rpt - 27/May/12 with Angry Rog

sam26051 - 2nd - 24/May/12 with Nadine Fecht, AlexFletcher

Hidden - Lead - 24/May/12

AlexFletcher - 2nd - 24/May/12 with Nadine Fecht, Sam Hinson

Hidden - Solo β - 20/May/12

Was very glad to stumble upon this little gem. Brilliant squeezing between the chockstones. Climbed it up and down at least 5 times.
Jimbo C - Solo O/S - 05/May/12 with Chris

buxtoncoffeelover - Solo - 04/May/12

AndyPagett - Lead - 17/Mar/12 with Adam Mitchell

kez1 - Lead O/S - 25/Feb/12 with jack hockenhull, conor forshaw

deacondeacon - Solo - 2012

Boran - Lead O/S - 06/Nov/11 with Matt Page

mattpage9 - 2nd - 06/Nov/11 with Stuart Bridger

Josh_West - Lead O/S - 29/Oct/11

Fun route!
erica - Lead O/S - 24/Oct/11 with John

John Brayshaw - 2nd O/S - 24/Oct/11 with Erica

Hidden - Lead - 01/Oct/11

victim of mathematics - Solo rpt - 15/Sep/11

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead - 30/Jul/11

SteveM - Solo - 14/Jul/11

Nick1812P - Solo O/S - 20/May/11

joscott - Solo - 13/May/11

A stupid slip after first bit of gear.
StevieG_7 - Lead dog - 02/May/11 with Gordon

PeteH - Solo O/S - 18/Apr/11

Hidden - 2nd - 16/Apr/11

j.hubbard - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/11 with Dave Wheeler

coombsy - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/11 with Swed

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/11

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Mar/11

quite a struggle dispite low grade
theking696 - Lead - Feb/11

stevetheleg - Lead O/S - 23/Jan/11 with Ashley Clark

David Smith - 2011

chris smith - 2011

Emma Painter - 2nd O/S - 2011 with Tom

Hidden - Dec/10

ccraigg22 - 2nd O/S - 24/Oct/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 17/Oct/10

Deezel65 - 2nd O/S - 04/Oct/10 with Gareth Hoosen

Hidden - Solo O/S - 28/Sep/10

Sam Simpson - Solo O/S - 28/Sep/10

al123 - Solo O/S - 26/Sep/10

Hidden - Lead - 25/Sep/10

Ant Man Bee - Solo rpt - 18/Sep/10

JamieSparkes - Solo O/S - 29/Aug/10

interesting climbing, but great fun!
Tom Redmond - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/10 with Stefan Williams, Josh Willet

Hidden - 2nd - 28/Jul/10

Jay C - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/10 with Sam W

samwillo - 2nd - 11/Jul/10 with Jay

Hidden - 03/Jul/10

Hidden - Lead - Jul/10

MichJ - 05/Jun/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 18/May/10

katshooter - Lead - 16/May/10

Hidden - Solo rpt - 15/May/10

dont need any gear cant fall anyway, too tight!
Singleton_Alex - Lead O/S - 15/May/10 with Lizy Baker

liz23 - TR - 15/May/10 with Alex Singleton

edd rab - Solo rpt - 14/May/10

Hidden - 2nd - 07/May/10

Hidden - 2nd - 07/May/10

JdotP - 2nd rpt - 24/Apr/10 with Tom HS, Tom Barraclough

Too fat for the subterrenean option so had to take the outside route. first climb at stanage and loved it.
Denatone - TR - 18/Apr/10

monkey1 - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/10

lenn1346 - Lead O/S - 19/Mar/10 with Colin L

devonjester - 2nd O/S - 19/Mar/10 with Justin L

sgl0jd - 2nd - 13/Mar/10

andrew sandercock - Solo O/S - 02/Mar/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2010

tallan9 - 2010

went under the boulder, thought it was a right laugh!
jubolo - Lead O/S - 18/Oct/09 with alex

Brown - Solo O/S - 22/Sep/09 with Solo

Adam Potter - Solo O/S - 20/Sep/09

edd rab - Solo O/S - 15/Sep/09

outside the chimney. very slick
popebenedictus - Solo O/S - 14/Sep/09 with Soloed

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Sep/09

A real squeeze
greggyboy - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/09 with Martin Heaton

MarkCunnington - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/09 with Rob Lillywhite

Oceanic - 15/Aug/09

Yuk yukkety yuk. Thrutchy slippy chimney. JM didn't fancy the claustrophobic inner route so I had to second the more precarious external route. Won't be repeating that one!
JCookie - 2nd - 08/Aug/09 with Jason McCLuskey

howlingbaboon - Solo O/S - 20/Jul/09

Harphead - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/09 with Spicerman

Spicerman - 2nd O/S - 11/Jul/09 with Marv

mic_b - Solo O/S - 27/Jun/09

Hidden - Solo - 27/Jun/09

valentinesbabe - 2nd O/S - 11/Jun/09 with Andy Smalley

Hardcore Pat - Solo - 03/Jun/09

Good second with no problems ... bit tricky topping out though
andyako321 - 2nd O/S - 02/Jun/09 with Stubs

carl_123 - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/09 with andyako321

raptorheli - 2nd - 01/Jun/09

alwyn101 - 2nd O/S - 10/May/09 with Anita

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

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 10/May/09

Hidden - Lead - 05/Apr/09

koopa - 2009

SteveM - Solo - 17/Oct/08

Frank Blakeley - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/08 with Jean

I wanted to climb this as soon as I saw it because I am a sucker for a good chimney. Really good - deserves a star in my book.Climbed outside.
jimorothy - Lead - 10/Oct/08 with Rachel Crolla

Hidden - 2nd - 17/Sep/08

Hidden - Lead - 13/Sep/08

davidwright - 2nd O/S - 13/Sep/08 with Sam

petemeads - Solo - 12/Sep/08

craig d - Solo - 30/Aug/08

fizzy_elephant - Solo O/S - 20/Jun/08

Rather entertaining :)
whiting.jp - Solo O/S - 24/May/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/May/08

Hidden - AltLd - 11/Apr/08

sopaz - 2nd O/S - 30/Mar/08

Bristoldave - Solo O/S - 09/Mar/08

Ant Man Bee - Lead O/S - 09/Feb/08 with Charles Moreton

cem - 2nd - 09/Feb/08 with Paul Bolton

Hidden - 2008

Hidden - 2008

jdgaventa - Solo - 25/Aug/07

Somerset swede basher - Solo O/S - 29/Jun/07

charlie barnes - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/07 with dan

Phil Latham - TR - May/07

oliverthomp - TR O/S - 26/Apr/07

craig matheson - Solo - Apr/07

Graeme Hammond - Solo O/S - 24/Mar/07

chrisclimber_1986 - Lead O/S - 02/Feb/07 with William Kelsall

Hidden - 2007

Hidden - 2007

Hidden - 2007

Hidden - 2nd - Sep/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/06

adam carless - Solo O/S - Jun/06

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - Jun/06

Tobias at Home - 2006

JdotP - 2nd O/S - 2006 with Mike Johnston

Nicos - Solo O/S - 26/Sep/05 with solo

victim of mathematics - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/05 with Jaime

CJC - 2nd O/S - 02/Jul/05 with Ra

Hidden - 2nd - 2005

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Oct/04

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/04

Outdoorfun37 - 2nd - 30/Jun/03

mark4344 - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/03 with harvey dinnage

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

DerwentDiluted - Solo - 01/Sep/02

A Crook - Solo O/S - 19/Jun/02 with Pat Boothman

Hedley - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/01 with Bill

martroberts - Solo O/S - 20/May/00

Hidden - Lead - 2000

Hidden - 2000

Adi Hooper - Lead - 2000 with Sherborne Adventure Group

Hidden - Solo - May/99

PenJD - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/99 with Stuart North

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Aug/98

Hidden - Solo O/S - 11/Aug/96

Hidden - Solo - 11/Apr/96

craig h - Solo O/S - 18/Nov/95

Hidden - Solo O/S - 29/Aug/92

Scott McRae - 2nd O/S - May/92

babymoac - Solo - 14/Apr/91

Hidden - Solo O/S - Oct/88

Andy Say - Solo - 27/Aug/87

Via outside route HS 4b. Soloed inside route 8/4/95, VD.
Iain Thow - Solo - 13/Jun/87

Tim Bateman - 2nd - 07/Oct/84

Simon2005 - TR - 1984

andy tetsill - Lead - Sep/82 with Manchester Poly

Hidden - Solo - 01/Mar/81

Nigel Bond - Solo - 22/Jul/80

Ghastly Rubberfeet - Solo - 1980

Dave Musgrove - Solo - 18/Apr/76 with Tim Leach, Dennis Gray

Chris Ellis - Lead O/S - 26/May/75 with Dave Ellis

mikej - Solo - 18/May/67 with Chris Bridge

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Hidden, JanBella

Voting
Total votes cast 62
hard HS0 of 24
HS0 of 24
easy HS1 of 24
hard S0 of 24
S0 of 24
easy S4 of 24
hard HVD18 of 24
HVD1 of 24
easy HVD0 of 24
hard 4b0 of 16
4b0 of 16
easy 4b0 of 16
hard 4a0 of 16
4a1 of 16
easy 4a0 of 16
hard 3c15 of 16
3c0 of 16
easy 3c0 of 16
3 Stars9 of 22
2 Stars1 of 22
1 Star10 of 22
0 Stars2 of 22
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Style of ascent

Soloed73 of 214 (34.1%)
Lead61 of 214 (28.5%)
Followed54 of 214 (25.2%)
Toproped6 of 214 (2.8%)
Alt Leads1 of 214 (0.5%)
Unknown19 of 214 (8.9%)

'Climbed'100 of 214 (46.7%)
clean O/S103 of 214 (48.1%)
clean β2 of 214 (0.9%)
clean rpt7 of 214 (3.3%)
dogged1 of 214 (0.5%)
dnf1 of 214 (0.5%)