Black Chimney* D
[A bit like being born. Awesome., 3 kb]8m.

Rockfax Description
The dark rift behind the tower is a struggle, especially for the fuller figure. © ROCKFAX

Ticklists: Stanage; Diffs on the cliffs, Puttrell's Progress, Stanage for Crack Apprentices.

Photo: A bit like being born. Awesome. © Mutl3y
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 226 logbooks, and on no wishlists.

Hidden - Solo O/S - 22/Apr/15

MSchobitz - Solo O/S - 18/Apr/15

FlavioL1989 - Solo O/S - 08/Apr/15

Great fun!
funkyvin1 - Solo O/S - 05/Dec/14

johngriffin - 2nd - 03/Oct/14

yossarian714 - Solo O/S - 28/Sep/14 with Joseph Kisolo-Ssonko

First chimney climb of attempted 100 Solo's (M-VD) in a day. Was in love with squirming by end of day.
noteviljoe - Solo - 28/Sep/14 with yossarian714

Hidden - Solo - 07/Aug/14

jillb - Lead - 07/Aug/14

Lee 76 - 2nd - 07/Aug/14 with jillb

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

Alex Hallam - Solo O/S - 05/Aug/14

thisaintcatchy - TR O/S - 22/Jun/14

Hidden - Solo O/S - 22/Jun/14

jamesnorton - TR O/S - 20/Jun/14 with Barry

Jack Whiteley - Solo O/S - 05/Jun/14

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

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

simontyrrell - 2nd - 19/Apr/14

DWebs - TR O/S - 01/Mar/14

andy tetsill - Solo - 19/Feb/14

Very steady, didn't need much gear, it's such a tight squeeze you'd have to try very hard to fall down it!
WeeLee - Lead O/S - 05/Jan/14

Dan Arkle - 2014

mileshill540 - Solo - 2014

Nick1812P - Solo - 17/Dec/13

Hidden - Lead - 09/Dec/13

chrisbartlett - TR O/S - 17/Oct/13

MrTeej2 - 2nd - 11/Oct/13 with Chris Jamieson

JEP - Solo - 29/Sep/13

TimPerkin - Solo - 20/Sep/13 with Mike Porter, Richard Harris

buxtoncoffeelover - Lead - 02/Sep/13 with Vicar

Hidden - 2nd - 02/Sep/13

Also with James Tate
londonoring - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/13 with Hannah Johnson

Hidden - 2nd - 28/Aug/13

Joe Jackson - 2nd O/S - 23/Aug/13 with Carl Rich

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 19/Jul/13

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

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

katoseimensah - 2nd - 25/May/13 with Jamie Anderson

jwa - Lead - 25/May/13 with Kat Osei-Mensah

willc91 - 2013

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Sep/12

Horrible. Couldn't fit into the chimney and then couldn't find any gear or much in the way of holds on the outside. Downclimbed from 2/3rds.
SuperstarDJ - Lead dnf - 15/Sep/12

Hidden - Solo - 06/Sep/12

Phill Mitch - Solo - 19/Aug/12

Hidden - Solo O/S - 10/Aug/12

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

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - 14/Jul/12

adam carless - Solo rpt - 28/May/12

richardashe - Lead O/S - 26/May/12 with Russtygibbons

Russtygibbons - 2nd O/S - 26/May/12 with richardashe

Bernie Wylde - Solo - 23/May/12

Hidden - Solo O/S - 20/May/12

Difficult squeeze to start
Jimbo C - Solo O/S - 06/May/12

deacondeacon - Solo O/S - 24/Apr/12

sopaz - Solo - 19/Feb/12

Hidden - Solo O/S - 19/Nov/11

Stopsy - Solo O/S - 12/Nov/11 with Thea

TheaSmea - Solo - 12/Nov/11 with James

MPSBunny - Solo - 20/Oct/11

jacobjlloyd - Lead O/S - 08/Oct/11 with freshers!

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

berry6717 - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/11 with Hannah Berry

Gustav - Solo rpt - 30/Jul/11

1906johns - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/11

misskebab - Solo O/S - 10/Jul/11

Edd Reed - Solo O/S - 10/Jul/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 28/Jun/11

Fantastic!
t_stork - Solo - 26/Jun/11 with Anna Wells

Anna_wells - Solo - 26/Jun/11 with Tom _ Stork

MariaT - Solo O/S - 28/May/11

dpiddock - Solo O/S - 28/May/11

lazer007 - Lead - 04/May/11 with Joanna Wagstaffe

Hidden - Solo O/S - 21/Apr/11

Highly entertaining.
markhammonds - Solo O/S - 21/Apr/11

Easy climbing
Chris Perry - Solo - 21/Apr/11

rustaldo - Solo O/S - 20/Apr/11

First ever lead!
siwhyatt - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/11

Tough for a mod, some very awkward positions! Quite fun though!
Stuart Hurworth - Solo O/S - 13/Apr/11

David Smith - 2011

tim exley - Lead O/S - 27/Oct/10 with alice

alicethwaites - 2nd β - 27/Oct/10 with Tim Exley

thetradlad - Solo O/S - 16/Oct/10

madasten - Solo O/S - 06/Oct/10 with Ethan

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

JamieSparkes - Solo O/S - 21/Sep/10

eel - Solo O/S - 06/Sep/10

Hidden - Solo - 03/Sep/10

Gustav - Solo O/S - 03/Sep/10 with Owen, Matt G

Cake - Solo - 03/Sep/10 with Jon, Matt

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/10

Sam Simpson - Solo O/S - 26/Jul/10

migs493 - Solo O/S - 03/Jun/10

georgebe - Solo O/S - 22/May/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 16/May/10

simeclimb68 - Solo O/S - 15/May/10

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

valentinesbabe - Solo O/S - 16/Apr/10

AMarchant - Solo O/S - 14/Apr/10 with Ally Hurst

Hidden - Solo O/S - 14/Apr/10

Great fun.Diff
georgenvk - Solo O/S - 04/Apr/10

Matt Bennett - Solo O/S - 09/Mar/10 with Sam Corbett

Hidden - 2010

cleft88 - Solo - 2010

robjc89 - Lead O/S - Nov/09 with Jim

jolyon.cohen - Lead - 04/Oct/09 with Paul Sims

Hidden - Lead - 04/Oct/09

MJP - 2nd O/S - 04/Oct/09 with Sam Hardman

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Oct/09

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

X-tremist - Solo O/S - 12/Sep/09

jehutchings - Solo O/S - 11/Sep/09 with Harry Whitby, James Mackey

harry40740 - TR O/S - 11/Sep/09 with jehutchings

howlingbaboon - Solo rpt - 20/Jul/09

Tom Last - Solo rpt - 04/Jul/09

Hidden - TR O/S - 28/Jun/09

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

Hidden - Solo - 27/Jun/09

By Torch Light
Phil1967 - Solo - 12/Jun/09 with Bruv

By headtorch
andrewbooth1000 - Solo O/S - 12/Jun/09 with Bruv

petemeads - Solo - 29/May/09

Steve J P - Lead - 24/May/09 with CP

Claire Pallett - 2nd - 24/May/09 with SP

philb - 2nd - 20/May/09

Heinrich - 2nd O/S - 02/May/09 with Graham Hoyland

Mutl3y - Lead - 22/Apr/09 with Clog

Clog - 2nd - 22/Apr/09 with Mutl3y

howlingbaboon - Solo rpt - 17/Apr/09 with Chris FitzHugh

PanzerHanzler - Solo O/S - 10/Apr/09

howlingbaboon - Solo rpt - 01/Apr/09

mark stephenson - Lead - 19/Mar/09

willoates - 2nd O/S - Mar/09 with Chadders

chadrads - Solo O/S - 16/Nov/08 with sean veal

Hidden - Solo - 18/Oct/08

chrisbussell - Solo - 30/Sep/08

SteveM - Solo - 19/Sep/08

Brown - Solo O/S - 08/Sep/08

Hidden - 2nd rpt - Aug/08

Well worth a couple of stars, a classic of its type.
craig h - Solo rpt - 10/Jun/08

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

ShelleyRhodes - Lead O/S - 18/May/08 with Alastair Williams

Alastair Williams - 2nd - 18/May/08 with Shelley Rhodes

awh18awh - Lead O/S - 06/May/08 with Will

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/May/08

Hidden - 2nd - May/08

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

Hannah Moulton - 2008

AJ007 - Solo - 05/Oct/07

howlingbaboon - Solo O/S - 06/Aug/07 with Chris FitzHugh

JdotP - Solo O/S - 05/Aug/07

loved it
Graeme Hammond - Solo O/S - 24/Jul/07

Somerset swede basher - Solo O/S - 28/Jun/07

Hidden - TR O/S - 16/Jun/07

Hidden - TR - 16/Jun/07

Hidden - Solo - 20/May/07

It seems I be too fat!
JLS - Solo - 05/May/07

Hidden - Solo rpt - 01/May/07

Jonny M - Solo O/S - 01/Apr/07 with Solo

craig matheson - Solo - Apr/07

Tom Last - Solo O/S - 13/Feb/07

Hidden - 2007

Hidden - Solo - 13/Nov/06

SecretSquirrel - Solo - 05/Sep/06

crossdressingrodney - Solo O/S - 08/Jul/06

Odd climb. don't think you could fall off this if you tried - more like caving!
climbingrev - 2nd O/S - 27/May/06

Tobias at Home - 2006

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

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

beeson_paul - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/05

Marc Murphy - Lead - Jul/05

The bobster - TR - 25/Jun/05

haha Funny as...
loonyclimber - Lead - May/05

Girth - 2nd - 2005 with Rick

colin milton - Solo - 08/Oct/04

Nicos - Solo O/S - 05/Sep/04 with mark richardson

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

ChrisJD - Lead - 22/May/04 with Clare

victim of mathematics - Solo O/S - 28/Mar/04

tobydunford - Solo O/S - 18/Sep/03

jonathan watt - Lead - 12/Jul/03

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

DorsetGareth - Solo O/S - 29/Mar/03

thompson1000 - Lead - 25/Jan/03

Roget - Solo O/S - 2003

DerwentDiluted - Solo - 29/Jun/02

Hidden - Solo O/S - 27/May/02

First climb with Rob norris I think?
mikehenesy - Lead O/S - May/02 with Rob Norris

Laramadness - Solo - 22/Apr/02

A Crook - Solo O/S - 05/Jun/01

atom - 2nd - 23/Apr/00 with Sheila Ellison

adam carless - Solo O/S - 2000

Hidden - 2000

Rock Fairy - Solo - 2000

Hidden - Solo - May/99

cragspud - Lead O/S - 1999

Hidden - Solo O/S - 17/Jun/98

John Eley - Lead O/S - Nov/97

TobyA - Solo O/S - 01/Jul/96

Hidden - 24/Apr/96

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

Adrian Eggleton - Solo - 05/Nov/95

Chris Ellis - Solo O/S - 22/May/95

atom - 2nd - 07/Nov/94 with Sheila Ellison

Nice climb.
Rog Wilko - Solo - Sep/94

Hidden - Solo O/S - 19/Sep/92

goi.ashmore - Solo O/S - 28/Aug/89

Dave Musgrove Jnr - 08/Feb/89 with Dad

SPD224 - Solo - 1989

Iain Thow - Solo - 26/Sep/87

Hidden - Solo - 22/Apr/87

Hidden - Solo - 20/Sep/86

soloed down
stp - Solo O/S - 16/Feb/85

John Marsland - Solo - 01/Aug/84

malc - Solo - 25/Jul/84

Ian Clare - 1982

babymoac - Solo - 28/Mar/81

Ghastly Rubberfeet - Solo - 1980

Andy Say - Solo - 06/Aug/79

MikeDowsett - Lead - 1978

Nigel Bond - Solo - 24/Jun/76

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

rogerskews - 1972

mikej - Solo - 10/Oct/71 with E

Hidden - Solo - 02/Oct/65

Hidden - Solo - 14/Feb/65

Hidden - Solo - 24/Oct/64

Voting
Total votes cast 52
hard HD0 of 29
HD0 of 29
easy HD0 of 29
hard D0 of 29
D1 of 29
easy D17 of 29
hard M3 of 29
M6 of 29
easy M2 of 29
3 Stars4 of 23
2 Stars2 of 23
1 Star10 of 23
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