Rockfax Description
The wall to the right is climbed direct via long reaches between rounded breaks. Protection is good if you carry plenty of cams. © Rockfax

FA. Gary Gibson 1978

the power 17/Oct Lead
with deacon
gladys 13/Sep 2nd

w Martin Smith

Hidden 12/Sep 2nd
cragsman9000 03/Sep Lead O/S
with Neil
Jamesmoly 29/Aug Lead O/S
Neil R 29/Aug 2nd
with James M
Hidden 27/Aug Lead
Mark Grist 23/Aug Lead O/S
with Tom Doldon
Hidden 23/Aug Lead O/S
Nigel Bond 23/Jul Lead
with Bern Hardman
stacey73 20/Jul 2nd dog
with OLLIE
Hidden 14/Jul Lead O/S
freemanTom 12/Jul 2nd O/S
with Harry SOC
Hidden 03/Jul Lead O/S
charley 26/Jun 2nd rpt
with Mark
i.fish2000 23/May Lead O/S
with Rich Toon
the power 07/May Lead rpt
with rob
Hidden 26/Apr 2nd
BnB 25/Mar -
rurp 10/Mar Lead O/S
with Mark
Palmer 04/Jan Lead
with Rob
Neil R 09/Nov/14 2nd

Tried to lead earlier in the day but still wet.

with Tim
Hidden 09/Nov/14 Lead O/S
Paul Hy 03/Nov/14 2nd RP
the power 03/Nov/14 Lead O/S

Very good

Lenny 01/Nov/14 Lead O/S
with Kev
K Wall 18/Oct/14 -
with Martin
ralphio 10/Oct/14 Lead O/S

Typical of a lot of Stanage HVS's. Long reaches between flared breaks. Engaging all the way without ever feeling too hard.

with Charles
cem 10/Oct/14 2nd rpt
with Ralph
AdamPrzeslak 05/Oct/14 Lead dnf

Not tall enough for the first set of moves and didn't want to cheat using the crack to the left!

pete40 31/Aug/14 2nd
nick ferro 27/Jul/14 Lead O/S

Enjoyable. 6'2" helps. :)

Hidden 27/Jul/14 2nd
Guy Atkinson 17/Jul/14 Lead O/S

started a bit in the crack before moving right, didn't use it for gear though. pretty hot and sweaty but there were holds there when you need them.

with Sian
sian88 17/Jul/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 06/Jul/14 2nd O/S
Calum Wadsworth 13/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Matt F
andy.smythe 02/Jun/14 Lead
Dimart 02/Jun/14 2nd O/S

Good if slightly difficult climb. Again long stretches with much smearing.

with Andy
bobpilgrem 06/May/14 TR
with Bob/Nic
CurlyStevo 19/Apr/14 Lead

Quite eliminate, I climbed the slab basically not using the arete or holds too close to it. More of a nice no star route than a 1 star route imo. Some of the rock towards the top is not very good (but you don't use it for hands or feet really)

with Rob
robbraby 19/Apr/14 2nd
with Steveo
Hidden 09/Mar/14 Lead rpt
Hidden 22/Feb/14 Lead rpt
Hidden ??/2014 2nd
Dan Arkle ??/2014 -
Aline 01/Dec/13 2nd O/S
with Peak Climbing Club Sheffield
Tithe Technique 10/Nov/13 2nd O/S
valentinesbabe 10/Nov/13 2nd dog

Took me three attempts to get the first move dialled but I got there in the end with a funky swap from horizontal handjam to undercling then fingertapping up the wall to get the break. Lovely climb :D Solid HVS if you don't have a good reach on you.

charley 10/Nov/13 Lead O/S
with Ange, Kev
Murilo Lessa 10/Nov/13 Lead O/S
with Bruno Cavaliere
dannyboy83 05/Oct/13 Solo O/S
islandlynx ?/Sep/13 Lead O/S

Borrow cams of matt and got plenty in. Didn't feel serious.

with Amy
tim exley 14/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with alice
alicethwaites 14/Aug/13 2nd
metrorat 03/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Neill Hunter
dr_botnik 30/Jul/13 Lead O/S

Really worthwhile route, sustained at the start and quite bold, leads to easier better protected ground.

with deacon
Andrew Lodge 30/Jul/13 2nd O/S
with Steve
Hidden 30/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Jul/13 Lead
Ian JL 07/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Jul/13 2nd
jshields 30/Jun/13 Lead

Good route.

rich_hw 30/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with gavin_pcc
davewsargent 30/Jun/13 2nd
davewsargent 30/Jun/13 2nd
Hidden 26/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Jun/13 2nd O/S
treg 02/Jun/13 Lead O/S

First reach is the hardest. Pleasant above, and enough gear with a good selection of cams.

with CJ
victim of mathematics 17/May/13 Lead RP

Fell off making the first long reach. Got it second go. Tough but really nice moves.

with Jaime
Hardcore Pat 17/May/13 Lead O/S
with Tesspot
Hidden 07/May/13 Lead O/S
BenedictIEP 03/May/13 2nd RP
Alex Thompson 03/May/13 Lead O/S

Not bad for a squeezed in eliminate.

giuly 23/Apr/13 2nd dog
with Chris Saunders
migs493 07/Apr/13 Lead O/S

Stanage HVS

with LO
gavinpeach 17/Feb/13 2nd O/S
with Max Pendleton
AlanPedrick ??/2013 -
tsjx 18/Nov/12 2nd
with Wayne
cragtyke 11/Nov/12 2nd
with john g
Hidden 27/Oct/12 Lead O/S
jwpil 21/Oct/12 Lead O/S

Really good moves, liked it.

with Jake
Jake Young 21/Oct/12 Lead O/S
with Laura, Jack
lbarras 21/Oct/12 2nd
with jake
Stroppy 06/Oct/12 2nd
RKirke 06/Oct/12 Lead O/S
fatbuoybazza 30/Sep/12 Lead rpt
with Mikael
hotfeet 09/Aug/12 Lead
with Alex T
Another James 05/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with Rachel
deacondeacon 02/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Gudge ?/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with Dave Sheratt
Hidden 15/Jul/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 15/Jul/12 Lead rpt
Hidden 14/Jul/12 2nd RP
adam carless 14/Jul/12 Lead rpt

had forgotten I'd done this before. The "long moves" are really that long.

with dpmuk
Alex 74 09/Jul/12 2nd
with Alan M
Hidden 20/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Humm1985 06/May/12 2nd
Apharri 02/May/12 2nd O/S
with Dan Parkes
hailtryfan ?/May/12 Lead O/S
David Kay 15/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with Barry Duckworth
Barry D 15/Apr/12 2nd

Hard start!

with Dave Kirsfeld
Oliver Houston 01/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Jeromecooper 23/Mar/12 -
ERH 23/Mar/12 2nd
Hidden 19/Mar/12 Solo O/S
Fragmod 11/Mar/12 2nd
Mowglee 26/Feb/12 Lead O/S
with Ali
Hidden 06/Nov/11 Lead O/S
RiverRoam 06/Nov/11 2nd dog

First climb of day, man, read that wrong!

Goose4 20/Oct/11 Lead O/S
McKEuan 20/Oct/11 2nd
Hidden 13/Aug/11 2nd rpt
pie_eater_pete 08/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Niall
K Wall 23/Jul/11 Lead
with Martin
JamieSparkes 24/Jun/11 Lead O/S

nice route with a technical start :)

with Nick
Nick1812P 24/Jun/11 2nd O/S
with Jamie
adrianj 05/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Jun/11 2nd
john_ni 24/May/11 2nd
Jim Slater 24/May/11 Lead O/S
Peakology 20/May/11 Lead O/S

Hard start, bruised my hand and wrist falling back onto a jam on first attempt. Loved the reaches.

with cat
Chalky Cat 20/May/11 2nd O/S
with Dom
Hidden 19/May/11 Lead
Hidden 06/May/11 Lead rpt
claregardiner 04/May/11 Lead
jon clayton 02/May/11 Lead
with Hannah Sinnott
Hidden 22/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Apr/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 19/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Mike Hegarty 19/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Dave
cheeky 14/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Mark Philipson, Michel
Hidden 14/Apr/11 2nd O/S
mark4344 14/Apr/11 2nd

easy but bold ish climbing. matt lead but i found a pointless route. no character.

with Michel, Matt Payne
cem 03/Apr/11 Lead rpt
Hidden 08/Mar/11 -
Hidden 22/Jan/11 Lead dog
Hidden ??/2011 -
uphillnow ??/2011 -
Dan Mckinlay ??/2011 -
Hidden ?/Dec/10 -
mark20 20/Nov/10 Lead O/S

Good route

nai 19/Nov/10 Lead O/S
with Cal
andrew300169 19/Nov/10 2nd O/S

2nd Pom, It was a good route, pleased to do it in one psu.

with Pom
Daniel Heath 13/Nov/10 Lead O/S
kitkat78 27/Oct/10 2nd O/S
with Graham P
Ben Harper 10/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with Baby A
andy jennings 10/Oct/10 2nd β
with ben
Hidden 05/Oct/10 Lead
robblowen 04/Oct/10 2nd β
with Patrick
tiga271 02/Oct/10 2nd

v. tight rope !!

with Doug
Darrell Read 18/Sep/10 Lead
Hidden 18/Aug/10 2nd
Si dH 18/Aug/10 Lead rpt
with Chris Foster
gingergeorge 04/Aug/10 2nd
holters 04/Aug/10 -
tri-nitro-toulumne 25/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Fred Yong
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 25/Jul/10 Solo O/S
wazir.safeer 08/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Jess
Hidden 08/Jul/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 16/May/10 2nd
Hidden 16/May/10 Lead O/S
Chris_barr 09/May/10 Lead O/S
with Mike
Hidden 07/May/10 2nd
Jonathan Hall 01/May/10 2nd

If done actually direct then its definately 5c, if it felt easier you probably wussed off left a bit on the big jugs of the other route.

LakesWinter 24/Apr/10 2nd
with AD
Dave Reeve 22/Apr/10 2nd O/S
tigertim 22/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Apr/10 Lead O/S
highfivekrissy ?/Apr/10 2nd
Hidden 27/Mar/10 2nd rpt
Hidden 27/Mar/10 -
Mike Goldthorp 12/Mar/10 Solo O/S
Seymore Butt ??/2010 -
Hidden ??/2010 Lead O/S
RossG ??/2010 -
buxtoncoffeelover ??/2010 2nd
leon 31/Oct/09 Lead

Found the start hard & tried the same direction about 10 minutes. Gave up, took gear ok (gear is fine) then decided to have one more go. tried a different set of holds & job was a good un. Start still felt hard but don't know how much of this was me being tired from earlier attempts. Rest of route felt MUCH easier than the start.

with Steven Davidson
Hidden ?/Oct/09 2nd
Hidden 23/Aug/09 Lead dnf
OffshoreAndy 18/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Chris M
chrism225 18/Aug/09 2nd
Mark_RMC 15/Aug/09 2nd

Seconded up after Rob at the end of the day whilst waiting for curry. Nice delicate moves with a challenging start.

with Rob Smart
Helen23 19/Jul/09 2nd

In the rain!

with Jim
fatbuoybazza 18/Jul/09 Lead O/S
Dave Rumney 28/Jun/09 2nd
Hidden 21/Jun/09 Lead
SteveM 05/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Faff
@ndy 22/Feb/09 2nd
Goose4 ??/2009 -
HamishD 05/Oct/08 Lead O/S
with Annette (unumc)
Hidden 05/Oct/08 2nd
PenJD 17/Aug/08 Lead β

Failed at the start of this route at the end of last year. Cruised it this time!

with Heather Swift
Hidden 16/Aug/08 Lead O/S
Si dH 20/Jul/08 2nd rpt
with Neil Furniss
adam carless 29/Jun/08 Lead O/S
timharrison 14/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Jo Chia
Franco Cookson OLD 31/May/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 20/May/08 TR
Gambit 08/May/08 Lead O/S
with Carl
Gambit 08/May/08 Lead rpt
with Carl
Owdham 03/Apr/08 2nd RP

Struggled up to the first horizontal crack. Then was all good.

with Sam Hal, Matt Scott, Babs
flat eric 13/Mar/08 Lead O/S

Was vearing to the left a bit at the start. Didn't use the arete but there was at least one hold that was a bit large and not in keeping etc etc. By the way, when the guide book says you need a stack of friends, I can only umagine they're supposed to stand at the bottom and catch you. This route has no gear for at least 10 metres.

Hidden 13/Mar/08 2nd O/S
Joe Dove 10/Feb/08 Lead
with kev
Hidden ??/2008 -
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
Hidden ??/2008 -
Hidden ??/2008 -
Si01 03/Nov/07 Lead O/S
with Tor
Pythonist 04/Oct/07 Lead O/S
with Chris Jennions
Brian Rodgers 22/Sep/07 2nd O/S
with Jim
bullwinkle 23/Aug/07 Lead O/S
with John, Paul
gazfellows 20/Jun/07 2nd
Hidden ?/Jun/07 Lead
Hidden 11/May/07 Lead O/S
craig matheson ?/Apr/07 Solo
Graeme Hammond 24/Mar/07 Lead O/S
with Pete aka Dad
Rob Kennard ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 -
mje1398 02/Nov/06 2nd dog
with John M
Whealiebob 29/Oct/06 Lead O/S


with Ned
Hidden 29/Oct/06 2nd O/S
Hidden 21/Oct/06 2nd O/S
Hidden 14/Oct/06 2nd
clive-greenwood 04/Oct/06 Lead
with Anna
Anna Horrox 04/Oct/06 2nd
colin milton 06/Sep/06 2nd
Hidden ?/Sep/06 TR
Mutl3y 29/Jun/06 2nd
with Fletch
Hidden 27/May/06 Lead
annakyn 10/Apr/06 Lead
with James Dynes
Hidden 04/Apr/06 Lead
shark 29/Mar/06 Solo
Hidden 18/Feb/06 2nd
Stig 13/Nov/05 Lead rpt
with Jonathan Teale
shark 29/Oct/05 Solo rpt
Oddjob 16/Oct/05 2nd O/S
with Jez
maybe_si ?/Oct/05 Lead O/S
Si dH 13/Sep/05 Lead O/S
with Tom Lambert
Hidden 17/Apr/05 2nd
Hidden ?/Apr/05 Lead
John Marsland 15/May/04 2nd
with Darrell Small
Hidden 02/May/04 Lead
Hidden 29/Mar/04 2nd dog
Smelly Fox 19/Feb/04 Lead O/S
with Luisa Giles
howifeel ??/2004 Lead O/S

Open face feeling but all there

with Doug
Phil West 25/Oct/03 Lead rpt
with Chris Tan
Stig 19/Oct/03 2nd O/S
with Charlie Reade-Jahn
darren1 29/Sep/03 -
Hidden 17/Sep/03 Lead
Mark Collins 12/Apr/03 Lead O/S
with Andrew Eakins
Paz ?/Apr/03 Lead
with MH
Hidden ?/Mar/03 2nd
Hidden 06/Oct/02 Lead O/S
Phil West 11/Aug/02 2nd rpt
with Chris Tan
cem 21/Jul/02 Lead O/S
with Romain
chris sm 08/May/02 2nd O/S
Jon Greengrass ??/2002 -
TonyF 22/May/01 2nd
with Andy Neath
martroberts 17/Jun/00 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2000 Lead
Hidden ??/2000 -
Rock Fairy ??/2000 2nd
akhughes ??/2000 -
Chris the Tall ?/May/99 Lead O/S
with Bill G
Simon Pearce ??/1999 -
Coel Hellier ??/1999 Lead
Hidden ??/1996 -
John Southworth 16/Jul/95 Solo O/S
Rob Davies 03/Sep/92 Lead
NeilGriffiths ??/1991 -
RichardMc 28/May/89 2nd
with Jon Clifford-Smith
Andy Say 27/Nov/88 Solo
goi.ashmore 27/May/88 Solo O/S
Hidden 21/Feb/88 Solo
steve prior ?/Jun/87 Lead
with Rob W
Tom V 30/Apr/86 2nd
with Howie Darwin
stp 16/Feb/85 Solo O/S
Dave Musgrove 16/Aug/84 -
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