Rockfax Description
The axe-edge rib in the gully has a delicate layback start (just worth a star) leading to easier climbing up the broad rib above. © Rockfax

Hidden 31/Oct Solo
gav 04/Oct 2nd β

Chris lead. Bold. Climbed RHS. Wouldn't lead it.

with Chris (KMC), Neil Harvey
scott quinn 03/Oct Solo O/S
Hidden 29/Sep 2nd
Hidden 13/Sep Lead G/U
Hidden 13/Sep 2nd rpt
FlavioL1989 16/Aug Solo O/S
Tru 16/Aug Lead O/S
cragsman9000 13/Aug Lead O/S
with Neil
bob_cbr 13/Aug 2nd O/S
hervenuttall ?/Jun Solo O/S
Dan Hostford 23/May Solo O/S
dewiturton 23/Apr Lead
keitht ?/Apr Lead
with Dewi Turton
dewiturton ?/Apr 2nd
with keitht
luke glaister 22/Mar Solo O/S
TAG_UTLEY 07/Mar Lead O/S

Started in the gully(missed first bit of laybacking) but traversed out of gully onto the route as more interesting.

cwildblood 02/Jan Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2015 -
Tom Keaveny 09/Nov/14 Lead O/S
MarkRoe 09/Nov/14 2nd O/S
theomoore 26/Oct/14 Solo O/S
abtibbs 11/Oct/14 Lead O/S

Cheated a bit by using the crack on the left.

with Fresh Tom
morganator 18/Aug/14 Solo O/S
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 26/Jul/14 Solo O/S
Tom Keaveny 21/Jul/14 Solo O/S
alan.ahmed 27/Jun/14 Lead O/S

After picking the route on the left and committing. I found this climb a breaze.

Senna 02/Jun/14 Lead O/S
jazzyjeff 02/Jun/14 2nd
with Sean
Hidden 09/May/14 Solo
Hidden 14/Apr/14 2nd O/S
Petar Samkov 08/Apr/14 Lead O/S
George.nunn1993 ?/Mar/14 Lead O/S
with George Reeder, Mary dougherty
Dan Arkle ??/2014 -
clairejane 19/Jun/13 Solo O/S

Used the crack on the left. It was bloody boiling. Still chuffed, Next section was abit thinky.

HaddRoots 10/Jun/13 Solo rpt
pie_eater_pete 03/Mar/13 Solo O/S
with bwestwood
bwestwood 03/Mar/13 Solo
with pete sargeant
Nick Sillem ??/2013 Solo O/S
PLM ??/2013 -
TDSvejstrup 20/Oct/12 Lead O/S
augustus trout 07/Oct/12 2nd O/S
with Phil Jarvis
Andrew Lodge 03/Sep/12 Lead O/S

All over after the first section

with Bob
Phill Mitch 19/Aug/12 Solo
deacondeacon 29/Jul/12 Solo O/S
bradburyd 21/Jul/12 Lead O/S
tim.fairhall 12/Jun/12 Solo
ju59 12/May/12 -
Hidden 12/May/12 -
mksmith35 31/Mar/12 Solo O/S
TM_Horton 29/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with collin
Hidden 29/Mar/12 2nd
KippStudley 29/Mar/12 Lead O/S

The climb is the first three moves, the rest is easy.

Hidden 24/Mar/12 Lead O/S
wi11 13/Jan/12 Solo O/S
fifth ??/2012 -
Rampikino 16/Oct/11 Lead

Looks like this has been chipped in the past.

with Cat
Hidden 26/Sep/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 02/Sep/11 2nd β
al123 24/Aug/11 Solo
Nigel Bond 22/Aug/11 Lead
with Bern Hardman
Hidden 17/Aug/11 2nd O/S
DKaye 17/Aug/11 Lead O/S

Ace. Avoided the crack and thoroughly enjoyed it. I only wish it was a bit longer!

bigdan050 16/Aug/11 Lead
with Tosh
wishicud climbHVS 27/Jul/11 2nd

Hard start, friction essential. Had to use crack on right slightly. Good route.

SteveM 14/Jul/11 Solo
Marcin78 ?/Jul/11 Lead
with Rafal
Hidden 14/Jun/11 2nd
Alistair Corbett 28/May/11 2nd
with john corbett
paul horabin 21/May/11 Lead O/S
benwhit 11/May/11 2nd O/S
jon clayton 02/May/11 Lead
with Hannah Sinnott
Hidden 24/Apr/11 Lead O/S
PeteH 18/Apr/11 Solo O/S
Fred_Richard 09/Apr/11 -
ChrisBrooke 09/Apr/11 2nd
with John Inkpen
mark20 22/Mar/11 Solo O/S

Not ready for Archangel yet if this is 5a...

Hidden 14/Mar/11 -
uphillnow ??/2011 -
Hidden ?/Dec/10 -
NoeD 30/Oct/10 2nd
demarcation86 02/Oct/10 Lead
with Dan
Hidden 04/Sep/10 2nd O/S
John Lewis 04/Sep/10 Lead O/S
with Gemma
v man 30/Aug/10 2nd O/S
with Kat
ekaterina sigida 30/Aug/10 Lead

nearly fell of at the bottom, as bold and requires to lay back off the arete. The top was alright as i already have done The Wedge that finishes up the same way.

with Lewis Vaughan
Savlon 22/Aug/10 2nd
with Rachel Seyler, Dave Bowler, Terry Gilbert
popebenedictus 16/Aug/10 Solo rpt

Start on the left. About 4b if you satrt on the right

with Soloed
Hidden ?/Aug/10 Solo
adam carless 29/Jul/10 Lead rpt

used the block on the right as a handhold, no idea if this is on or not, but without it the move seems harder than 5a.

SecretSquirrel 29/Jul/10 2nd
Jon Dittman 16/Jun/10 2nd
Shad 16/Jun/10 Lead
with Jon
simeclimb68 15/May/10 Solo rpt
Anthony Allsopp 09/May/10 2nd O/S

really cool layback start. Start on the left.

with Richard Wilkinson
Richard G Wilkinson 09/May/10 Lead O/S
with Anthony Allsopp
craig naylor 27/Apr/10 Solo
Hidden 27/Apr/10 Lead O/S
JohnAI 15/Apr/10 Lead
Hidden ?/Apr/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 21/Mar/10 Lead O/S
beeson_paul 17/Mar/10 Lead

nice warm up route

beeson_paul 17/Mar/10 Solo
j.r.murph 11/Mar/10 Lead

Nice fininsh to the climb once on the ledge, with nice layback start.

jon clayton 11/Mar/10 Solo
fyfers ??/2010 2nd O/S
RossG ??/2010 -
drysori ??/2010 Lead
intotheoutside 19/Oct/09 Lead O/S
Ben Watts 12/Sep/09 Lead
with Kyle Rance
James_D 12/Sep/09 Lead O/S

Probably cheated at the start, but not much gear in the first half.

with Esther
Kyle Rance 12/Sep/09 2nd
HansUDes 08/Sep/09 TR O/S

Stanage p261, Route 93, VS 5a

vertigo 22/Aug/09 Solo O/S
Brown 03/Aug/09 Solo O/S
with Solo
critchlg 30/May/09 Lead O/S
with Matt
flat eric 30/May/09 2nd O/S
with Critchlg
dannymoo99 22/May/09 2nd
with Sam Quinn
sadsetts 24/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Al
PanzerHanzler 23/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Rachel
Oliver Branagan 18/Apr/09 Solo O/S
howlingbaboon 17/Apr/09 Lead O/S

Climbed on the R avoiding the block. Scary!

stuartmunn 17/Apr/09 Solo O/S
with Meg
BRUCESTRAC ??/2009 -
djking1983 21/Nov/08 2nd
adam carless 14/Sep/08 Solo O/S

laybacked the right side, difficult to avoid the block in the gully.

Jack00 21/Jul/08 2nd O/S
with Shaun Walby
shaun walby 21/Jul/08 -
maybe_si 14/Jul/08 Solo O/S
Theeni 12/Jul/08 Lead O/S
with Matt Kemp
mattyork2 09/Jun/08 Solo O/S
Franco Cookson OLD 04/Jun/08 Solo O/S
fizzy_elephant 02/Jun/08 Solo O/S
Franco Cookson OLD 31/May/08 Solo O/S
alaan 29/May/08 Solo O/S
Tez29 22/May/08 Lead O/S
with Tom
Gambit 14/May/08 Lead O/S
with Neil
Hidden 12/Apr/08 Solo
pad-rat 08/Mar/08 2nd
rayash 12/Feb/08 Lead


with james
IanJackson ?/Feb/08 Solo O/S
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
Hidden ??/2008 -
popebenedictus 06/Oct/07 Lead O/S
with Edd Rab
edd rab 06/Oct/07 TR O/S
Powder Puff Girl 06/Oct/07 2nd O/S
with Ben H
AJ007 05/Oct/07 Solo
Monk 28/Aug/07 Solo O/S
v.jester ?/Jul/07 Solo O/S
Hidden 12/Apr/07 Solo O/S
craig matheson ?/Apr/07 Solo
Graeme Hammond 11/Mar/07 Solo O/S
Pythonist 21/Feb/07 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2007 -
kingholmesy ??/2007 Solo O/S
Hidden 10/Nov/06 2nd
Oli 17/Sep/06 Solo O/S
Steve Vincent 02/Jul/06 Lead
dannyboy83 ?/Jun/06 Solo O/S
Somerset swede basher 23/May/06 Solo O/S
Jus ?/May/06 Solo
Chris the Tall 27/Apr/06 Solo rpt
Tobias at Home ??/2006 -
Pete Graham ??/2006 Solo
Nicos 26/Sep/05 Solo O/S
with solo
Hidden 23/Jul/05 Lead RP
Stig 20/Jun/05 Lead O/S
with Charlie Reade-Jahn
Hidden ?/Apr/05 Lead
Chris the Tall 19/Feb/05 -
Carl Smethurst 31/Jul/04 Solo
Hidden 24/May/04 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2004 Lead
Phil West 21/Jun/03 Solo O/S
Hidden 15/Mar/03 Solo rpt
Marq 01/Mar/03 TR O/S
Hidden 04/Jun/02 Solo O/S
DerwentDiluted 19/Apr/02 Solo
cem 17/Mar/02 2nd
with Miles Butteriss
Stuart S 25/May/01 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Sep/00 Solo O/S
tlr ??/2000 Solo
Hidden ??/2000 -
Hidden ??/2000 Solo O/S
Rampikino 04/Aug/99 Lead
rocktigger ??/1999 Solo O/S
Adi Hooper ??/1999 Lead
with Sherborne Adventure Group
orb ?/Oct/98 Lead O/S
with ?
bigphil 18/Jun/98 Solo
Hidden 29/Jul/95 Solo
Chris Ellis 20/Aug/94 Solo
Hidden 13/May/94 Solo O/S
IanD353 ??/1993 Lead O/S
J R R Hartley 25/Aug/91 Solo O/S
Chris the Tall ?/Jul/91 Solo O/S
tapley 24/May/90 -
Hidden 26/Jun/89 Solo
Dave Musgrove Jnr 08/Feb/89 -
with Dad
Dave Musgrove 08/Feb/89 -
with David
Andy Say 01/Oct/88 Solo
Tom V 14/Jun/88 Solo
goi.ashmore 12/Jun/88 Solo O/S
Rob Davies ?/Jul/87 Lead
with Mick Moss, Brian Hannon
Iain Thow 10/May/87 Solo
Dave Musgrove 02/Apr/86 -
GordonHart ??/1986 Solo O/S
Backinthegame ?/Oct/85 Solo O/S
John Marsland 29/May/85 Solo
stp 07/Aug/83 Solo O/S
Hidden 15/Mar/81 Solo
Hidden ?/Oct/78 2nd O/S
Canyak ??/1973 -
mikej 27/Jun/71 Solo
with E
mikej 10/Sep/67 Solo
with Steve Radford, Ted Markham, Nigel Sumner
Hidden 12/Feb/67 Lead
Hidden 18/Jul/65 Solo
Hidden 10/Jul/65 Solo
Hidden 03/Jul/65 Solo
Hidden 29/May/65 Solo
Hidden 22/May/65 Lead
Hidden 02/May/65 Solo
Hidden 01/May/65 Lead
Hidden 28/Apr/65 Solo
Hidden 25/Apr/65 Solo
Hidden 14/Feb/65 Solo
Hidden 07/Feb/65 Lead
Hidden 14/Nov/64 Solo
Hidden ??/0000 Lead
Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Hidden, johnnorley, KatieLowe
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