Jitterbug Buttress* S 4a
[Rachel (Diamond Rib) pulling round the bulge on the top of Jitterbug Buttress, 3 kb]12m. In the back of the gully is a narrow buttress. Climb the wall to the capping overhang and then sneak off rightwards below the final overhangs. © ROCKFAX
FA. Eric Byne 1950

Ticklists: Stanage Routes Graded List.

Photo: Rachel (Diamond Rib) pulling round the bulge on the top of Jitterbug Buttress © puddingstone
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 332 logbooks, and on 8 wishlists.

Robbiobaby - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/14

neontiger - Solo - 21/Sep/14

babymoac - Lead - 13/Sep/14 with Dan Sanderson, Rachel

pog100 - Lead - 31/Aug/14 with Cath Walton

Alasdair88 - Solo O/S - 06/Aug/14

Hidden - Solo O/S - 02/Jul/14

meltdown34 - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/14

Doug91 - 2nd O/S - 19/Jun/14 with Matt

stefelafel - Lead - 13/Jun/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/14

tom bre - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/14 with Paul Deane

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

sgl - Solo - 16/May/14

Hidden - Solo O/S - 04/May/14

Easternbrown - TR - 04/May/14

Brown - Solo - 24/Apr/14 with Lily

Dafydd Llywelyn - Solo O/S - 19/Apr/14

Sam Hockley - Solo O/S - 06/Apr/14

GeorgeCombe - 2nd - 29/Mar/14 with Heather Sinclair

Ron - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/14 with Helen, Clive, Pete

Alex_Derbyshire - Lead - 06/Mar/14

Markheighton - Lead - 06/Mar/14

Leonhamnett - Lead O/S - 22/Feb/14

GuitarGenius92 - Lead O/S - 22/Feb/14 with James Lawson

Little protection. Nice overhang where I had to cut loose to get a high foot. Almost had my first outdoor fall and my right hand popped coming up the overhang. Hands were numb. fun climb.
jonathan_doyle - 2nd O/S - 22/Feb/14 with Andriy Kobzarenko, Leon Hammet

Dan Arkle - 2014

JakeWShaw - Solo O/S - 19/Dec/13 with Shaun, Jem

Tithe Technique - Lead rpt - 25/Nov/13 with Angela Paul, Charley Fell

Not too bad with one hand, had to use other hand a bit at the top but no problem. Again I thought I'd led this before, but not according to the logbook. Will have to have a look in my guidebook and see if I've missed logging a day.
valentinesbabe - TR rpt - 25/Nov/13 with Charley Fell, Kevin Tithe

Tried the VS 4c finish, next time maybe.
Mayaculpa - Lead - 08/Oct/13 with David Alcock

davidalcock - 2nd - 08/Oct/13 with Mayaculpa

mapperley samurai - 2nd - 29/Sep/13 with Ben Moss

Bede - Lead - 08/Sep/13 with Steve Moore

mky77 - 2nd - 08/Sep/13

JP78 - Solo dnf - 08/Sep/13

Hardcore Pat - Solo β - 04/Sep/13

Jonny M - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/13 with Karen Chalmers

Hidden - 2nd - 14/Jul/13

JenRoberts - 2nd β - 25/Jun/13 with Lee, Rhys

rbharries - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/13 with jen peanut, lee

jshields - Solo - 19/Jun/13 with Dave Sargent

colin milton - Solo - 10/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/13

nrhardy - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/13 with deacondeacon

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 07/Jun/13

Ross Young - 2nd O/S - 07/Jun/13 with Johanna, Marnoch

mhamiltonj - Lead dnf - 07/Jun/13 with Johanna, Ross Y

Hidden - 2nd - 07/Jun/13

Hidden - Solo O/S - 01/Jun/13

danny269 - 01/Jun/13 with Keir

leeoftroy - 2nd O/S - Jun/13

Hidden - 2nd - 26/May/13

DGY - Lead - 19/May/13 with Barbara & Lotti

Ian MK - Solo O/S - 07/May/13

One 4a move at the top
JimboWizbo - 2nd O/S - 20/Apr/13 with Beth

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Feb/13

papashango - Solo - 13/Jan/13 with Stu

Hidden - Solo - 13/Jan/13

Nick Sillem - Solo O/S - 2013

AlanPedrick - 2013

jonnysims - Lead O/S - 27/Oct/12 with Brian Pasco

harold walmsley - Solo O/S - 04/Sep/12

Paul Hy - 2nd O/S - 28/Aug/12 with Andy S

buxtoncoffeelover - Solo - 20/Aug/12

Jayzen - Lead - 12/Aug/12 with Joshu Hardy

deacondeacon - Solo O/S - 27/Jul/12

woody8 - Lead - 05/Jul/12

Psych - Lead O/S - Jul/12

brown star
the power - 2nd - 27/Jun/12 with rob

dr_botnik - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/12 with Phil Taylor

Wee Davie - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/12 with Julie

taff raymond - Lead - 04/Jun/12

Hidden - Lead - 03/Jun/12

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Jun/12

Nigel Bond - Lead - 21/May/12 with Anne Daykin, Bern Hardman

bwestwood - Solo - 21/May/12

mountainpunk - Lead - 28/Apr/12 with Tommy

Relied a little too heavily on the rope at the crux
tommylongfellow - 2nd - 28/Apr/12 with mountainpunk

Macleod - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/12 with Mehmet

hillm001 - 01/Apr/12

SteveM - Solo - 31/Mar/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/12

Josh Dickerson - Lead O/S - 22/Mar/12 with Rob Martin

nogoodgrice - Lead O/S - 17/Mar/12 with Scott Dunkley

weak gear for the first 4-5m, relatively straight foreward after crack halfway up.
scott mayled - Lead O/S - 2012

akhughes - Solo O/S - 2012

Scott Dunkley - 2012 with Scott A, lewist1993

andy.smythe - 2012

steve-grigg - Lead O/S - 22/Oct/11

al123 - Solo - 24/Aug/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 17/Aug/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 05/Aug/11

KatieG - 2nd - 23/Jul/11 with James Wyatt

Scary! A long reach was helpful for the (?)crux move to avoid the nose.
jolyon.cohen - Lead - 20/Jul/11 with Charlotte Redit

Matt Groom - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/11

tracyclimber - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 06/Jun/11

erica - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/11 with John

John Brayshaw - 2nd O/S - 05/Jun/11 with Erica

Hidden - Lead - 21/May/11

simon1965 - Solo - 03/May/11

Sam..Oliver - TR - 28/Apr/11

stpauliblade - TR - 28/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead - 25/Apr/11

gonzo_ls9 - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/11 with d

THardSevere - 2nd O/S - 24/Apr/11 with robert taylor

David Smith - 2011

Davebryant - Lead O/S - 2011 with Matt Hale, Fran Cavanagh

Hidden - Dec/10

Griff1990 - 2nd O/S - 06/Nov/10 with James Burton

R_W_M - Lead O/S - 06/Nov/10 with Matthew L

JamesBurton - Lead - 06/Nov/10 with Adam

Tried the VS 4C direct. had a fit but got it in the end. May have been to far right though, went directly up the arete rather than to the left as the topo states.
Double Knee Bar - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/10 with TomBond, Iain

Stepanek - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/10

oooeese - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/10 with josh daymond

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

Far from the most enjoyable climb ever. Found it to be mainly awkward and poorly protected at the start.
Adam_42 - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/10

didn't read description - finished left under overhangs
JamieSparkes - Solo O/S - 21/Sep/10

Daniel Heath - Lead rpt - 18/Sep/10

Dan_Staff - Lead O/S - 18/Sep/10 with Simon Hall

First lead on Grit.
DaveLeonard - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/10 with PeteH

PeteH - 2nd O/S - 08/Sep/10 with Dave Leonard

shkinitrep - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/10 with luke preston

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

al123 - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/10

James Oakes - Solo O/S - 11/Aug/10 with Bill Lawrence, Guy Van Greuning

j.hubbard - 2nd O/S - 08/Aug/10 with Sheldon Webb

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/10

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

Hidden - Solo O/S - Aug/10

pboniface - 2nd O/S - 24/Jun/10 with Aldred Durham

aldred - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/10 with peter boniface

nick ferro - 20/Jun/10

Steve J P - Lead - 16/Jun/10 with BW

Bernie Wylde - 2nd - 16/Jun/10 with sp

matthias13 - Solo - 15/Jun/10

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/May/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/May/10

brolte - 2nd O/S - 15/May/10 with Deborah Cole

edd rab - Solo O/S - 14/May/10

Daniel Heath - Solo O/S - 02/May/10

Powder Puff Girl - 2nd O/S - 09/Apr/10 with Phil Leng, Ben H

popebenedictus - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/10 with Phil Leng, Ruth Harding

hilty - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/10

rfdl100 - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/10 with Simon Waters

jon clayton - Solo - 11/Mar/10

Tom Redmond - Lead O/S - 05/Mar/10 with Rian Whitham

Hidden - 2010

intotheoutside - 2nd O/S - 19/Oct/09

Hidden - Lead - 19/Oct/09

axeman - Solo O/S - 13/Sep/09 with james

Nexonen - Lead - 13/Sep/09 with Andy L

disturbed_one51 - Solo - 10/Sep/09

Bernie Wylde - 2nd - 16/Aug/09

Dave89 - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/09 with Laura

Shad - Lead - Aug/09

raptorheli - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/09

Nice warmup
valentinesbabe - 2nd O/S - 15/Jul/09 with Simon

sasasa - 2nd dog - 11/Jul/09

Hidden - Solo - 10/Jul/09

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

jimorothy - Lead - 26/Jun/09 with Scott Barnett

adam carless - Lead O/S - 09/May/09 with practicalcat

Hidden - Solo O/S - 26/Apr/09

Off once. Really tricky getting out under overhang.
FrJ - 2nd dog - 18/Apr/09 with Phil Anderson

S, 4a, Route1, p264
HansUDes - TR O/S - 30/Mar/09

Jon Dittman - 2nd - 29/Mar/09

charley - 2nd O/S - 01/Mar/09 with Marcus, Kev

Tithe Technique - TR - 01/Mar/09 with Marcus, Charley

willoates - Lead O/S - Mar/09

Hidden - 2009

Hidden - 2009

Camdenelectric - Lead O/S - 2009

ekaterina sigida - Lead - 2009 with Lewis Vaughan

Adam1973 - 2nd O/S - 16/Nov/08 with Mike Eldred

default_slipper - 2nd - 15/Nov/08

kitkat78 - 2nd O/S - 13/Oct/08 with SteveM

SteveM - Lead O/S - 13/Oct/08 with Kat

Gareth Clendinning (UBMC) - Solo rpt - 18/Sep/08

paulstrutt01 - 2nd - 13/Sep/08 with pete

thompson1000 - 2nd - 10/Sep/08

craig d - Solo - 30/Aug/08

petemeads - Solo - 29/Aug/08

andyebbens - 2nd - 27/Aug/08 with Steve E

Sankey - Lead - 27/Aug/08 with Andy E

Sankey - Solo - 30/Jul/08

maybe_si - Solo O/S - 14/Jul/08

Hidden - Solo - 24/Jun/08

Hidden - Lead - 09/Jun/08

stephenhart102 - 2nd - 09/Jun/08 with Kate Wels

Chris Ellis - Lead rpt - 07/Jun/08 with Steve Wade

fizzy_elephant - Solo O/S - 02/Jun/08

wingalina - 2nd O/S - 14/May/08 with Robert Turnbull

Hidden - Solo O/S - 01/May/08

mikeyg - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/08 with Nick Fishbourne

Hidden - AltLd - 11/Apr/08

Hidden - Lead - 05/Apr/08

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/Apr/08

Lenny - 2008

Hidden - 2008

Hidden - 2008

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Oct/07

Hidden - Solo - 05/Oct/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/07

Hidden - Lead rpt - 12/Aug/07

Richard Hill - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/07 with Ian

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Jul/07

toasted - Lead - 07/Jul/07 with Ian Atkins

davidgent - Lead O/S - Jul/07 with Lydia

sce8 - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/07 with Gemma Fisher And Dominic Sellers

fruitcake72 - 2nd - 23/Jun/07 with mic_b

Blisco - 2nd - 10/Jun/07 with Keith Ridgeway

timreynolds - 2nd O/S - 26/May/07 with Matt Reynolds

Hidden - 2nd - 07/May/07

RichardMc - Lead - 05/May/07 with Mary Sealey

furry - Solo - 28/Apr/07

BrianT - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/07 with Jasper Veale (age 11)

Jim Vach - Solo O/S - 12/Apr/07

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

Graeme Hammond - Solo O/S - 11/Mar/07

alexsharp - Lead O/S - 10/Mar/07 with Alex Davies

alexsharp - 2nd O/S - 10/Mar/07 with Alex Davies

Hidden - Lead - 10/Mar/07

Hidden - Lead - 10/Mar/07

Chris the Tall - Solo O/S - 03/Feb/07

Hidden - 2007

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2007

JPGR - Lead - 12/Nov/06 with Adam

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

Hidden - Solo O/S - 04/Nov/06

TGreen - 2nd - 14/Oct/06 with Rosie Henstock

Rosie Henstock - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/06 with Tom Green

Fat Tim - Lead O/S - Oct/06 with Nick Ingram

SecretSquirrel - Solo - 05/Sep/06

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/Aug/06

THe guide book topo tells you to step left the decription says step right? got confused so went fairly direct and it was bloody hard
SGD - 2nd - 29/Jul/06 with Adam Waller

David Robinson - Lead - 16/Jul/06

Hidden - Solo rpt - 12/Jul/06

victim of mathematics - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/06 with crossdressingrodney

Gear slow to start, but in abundance when it does! Good climb.
climbingrev - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/06

aztec_bums - Lead - 28/Jun/06 with phillip jennings

Phil Jennings - 2nd O/S - 28/Jun/06 with Woodseats Venture Unit#

howlingbaboon - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/06 with Neil

viking - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/06 with morgan

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - Jun/06

Somerset swede basher - Solo O/S - 23/May/06

Hidden - Lead - 29/Apr/06

Hidden - Solo dnf - 22/Apr/06

roverhead - Lead - 15/Apr/06

Nicos - Solo O/S - 04/Apr/06 with solo

Tobias at Home - 2006

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Nov/05

loonyclimber - Lead O/S - Oct/05

Jeremy Wilton - 2nd - 25/Sep/05 with Mark Readman

Harder than expected, climbed as a "warm up" but ended being a bit of a struggle.
krikoman - Lead O/S - 24/Sep/05 with Jez Wilton

Rampikino - Lead - 18/Sep/05 with Claire Rollason

Si dH - Solo O/S - 23/Jul/05

Hopevalleypaul - 2nd - 21/Jun/05 with Mike C

ChrisJD - Lead - Apr/05 with Clare

JohnHutch - 2nd - 13/Dec/04 with L

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Sep/04

coffeepot - Lead dnf - 04/Sep/04 with Nienke

coffeepot - 2nd - 04/Sep/04 with Mongoose

Hidden - Lead rpt - 15/Aug/04

Carl Smethurst - Solo - 31/Jul/04

Zoomer - Lead - 04/Jun/04 with Hiedi Sparks

Hidden - Solo O/S - 24/May/04

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/May/04

LankyPaddy - 2nd O/S - 01/May/04

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 12/Apr/04

Pelleas - Lead - Apr/04

Alaric - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/04 with Jason Hogg, Adrian P, Neil

Hidden - Solo - 25/Jan/04

jonnyboy - Solo O/S - 2004

nienke - Lead - 2004 with Fran Robertson, Nick Shuttleworth, Paul Mealor

simon kimber - Solo O/S - Nov/03 with Robin Wilmshurst-Smith

rob wmc - Lead O/S - 18/Oct/03 with Pete

loose85 - Lead O/S - 11/Sep/03

Phil West - Solo O/S - 21/Jun/03

Hidden - Lead rpt - 04/Jun/03

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

SteveM - 2nd - 15/Mar/03 with Rosie, Tobs

SMc - Lead O/S - Mar/03 with Anne

Swirly - Lead O/S - 19/Oct/02

Hidden - Lead - 14/Sep/02

DerwentDiluted - Solo - 19/Apr/02

Hidden - 2nd - Apr/02

John Kettle - Lead - 2002

Ian Archer - 2nd O/S - 12/Mar/01 with Alister How

Hidden - Lead - 13/Aug/00

tlr - Solo - 2000

Hidden - 2000

Rock Fairy - Lead - 2000

The Pylon King - Lead O/S - 2000

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2000

Roget - Solo O/S - 25/Sep/99 with jon

Hidden - Solo - May/99

John Eley - Lead O/S - Jan/98

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/96

Hidden - Solo O/S - 25/Apr/96

andrewbooth1000 - Lead - 22/Jun/95

Hidden - Solo O/S - 13/May/94

Friend of David Morris who climbed in plimsolls
Scott McRae - 2nd O/S - Apr/92

steve prior - Lead - Jan/91 with Rob W

goi.ashmore - Solo O/S - 22/Jan/89

Iain Thow - Solo - 13/Jun/87

steve taylor - 1987

Tom V - Solo - 20/Sep/86

Dave Musgrove - 02/Apr/86

Hidden - Solo - 15/Mar/81

Ghastly Rubberfeet - Solo - 1981

Adderbury Climber - 2nd O/S - 12/Aug/79 with Smudge Smith

Andy Say - Solo - 06/Aug/79

MikeDowsett - Lead - 1978

Chris Ellis - 2nd - 15/Apr/77 with Martin Veale

mikej - Lead - 22/Oct/67 with Alan Couper

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

Hidden - Solo - 03/Jul/65

Hidden - Solo - 19/Jun/65

Hidden - Solo - 29/May/65

Hidden - Solo - 20/May/65

Hidden - Solo - 02/May/65

Hidden - Solo - 01/May/65

Hidden - Solo - 28/Apr/65

Hidden - Solo - 25/Apr/65

Hidden - Solo - 24/Apr/65

Hidden - Solo - 11/Apr/65

Hidden - Solo - 04/Apr/65

Hidden - Solo - 28/Mar/65

Hidden - Lead - 20/Mar/65

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
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