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[Ed pulling around the corner, 3 kb]14m. Climb the deep corner behind the holly to the overhang then shuffle right and battle awkwardly past the lip to enter the easier upper crack - hard. Jammed ropes are commonplace. © ROCKFAX
FA. Harry Dover 1932

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Eastern Grit: Top 500, Northern Grit 100 VD - VS, Peak Rock/4/ Universities,Teams and Clubs in the 1930's.

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Got too pumped out on the roof and struggled far too much with the following section than I should have done.
jamiejsn - 2nd dog - 13/Sep/14 with Luke Weaver

bpw666 - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/14

Montecore - 2nd O/S - 31/Aug/14 with Ben Whittaker, Andrew Gardner

Hidden - Lead dog - 30/Aug/14

Clemmo - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/14 with James

hodge192 - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/14 with Richard Williams

Nigel Bond - 2nd - 27/Jul/14 with Joe Boyd

JasonK - Lead - 27/Jul/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 22/Jul/14

Pretty sure I must have done this before. Either Led, soloed or seconded. Nothing too hard but makes you think, and nice and safe too.
deacondeacon - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/14

Red Cam was just waiting for picking at the lip...
Eetu - Solo O/S - 08/Jul/14

Fell off trying to place a cam after blasting the crux (comedy accident) will be back
chris p duck - Lead dnf - 07/Jul/14 with Nik

John Nuttall - Lead - 07/Jul/14 with Sharon

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Jul/14

Did not do this in a good style, should be fine next time. Big holly has now gone. The roof looks a lot bigger from below than when you actually get there.
Rob Jarratt - Lead dog - 01/Jul/14 with Mark Ford

MrBIond - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/14

quickdrawmcraw - Lead - 12/Jun/14

buxtoncoffeelover - Lead - 10/Jun/14

JohnHutch - 2nd - 10/Jun/14 with Pip, Nik H

Intimidating until you commit then a great swing round and couple of nice layback moves. A crowd pleaser.
Jules Lane - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/14 with Mynydd Paul Justin

Hoyes - 2nd rpt - 08/Jun/14 with Julian L, Paul J

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Jun/14

helin - 2nd - 08/Jun/14 with sian

Worth 3 stars.
stuaart - Lead rpt - 01/Jun/14 with Thomas Smith

Took my first trad wipper falling from the ledge after pulling out from the traverse. Intimidating route but good holds and gear!
peaterpan - Lead RP - 01/Jun/14

jh1990 - Lead - Jun/14

Deezel65 - Lead O/S - 26/May/14 with Alex Burton-Keeble

ian d f - Lead O/S - 26/May/14 with Tor, Pete C

Derek Ryden - Lead O/S - 18/May/14 with David Coley

noemie5438 - 2nd O/S - 05/May/14 with Liam

benoneill13 - Lead dog - 04/May/14 with Josh

Alex Mason - Solo O/S - 27/Apr/14 with Jemma Powell, Guy VG

cragsman9000 - 2nd rpt - 24/Apr/14 with Neil

Really fun climb, easy to place protection.
bob_cbr - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/14 with cragsman9000

Felt hard, even on second. Ropes got stuck, gear got stuck, I nearly got stuck.
ben.phillips - 2nd O/S - 21/Apr/14 with Robin Edwards

David Stevens - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/14

The move round the corner was powerful but not as hard as i expected. Bit of a nervous struggle up the top crack. Protection perfect throughout.
ralphio - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/14

Definitely my sort of route and not Scott's. Probably beneficial being short. A superb route.
jimorothy - 2nd - 16/Apr/14 with Scott Barnett

fierahd - 12/Apr/14

Very awkward in very cold conditions. Moving out from the overhang and getting established in the final crack proved difficult and tenuous. It snowed...
hlegge - Lead O/S - 22/Mar/14 with Rebecca Pickles

Hidden - Lead dnf - 24/Feb/14

john lynch - Lead - 19/Jan/14 with ed luke

Oskari lead it after a failed attempt by me. Got too pumped in the crux move. Then seconded it, but was too tired and took me a couple of goes to get the move.
natalio - 2nd dog - 10/Nov/13 with Oskari

Hidden - Lead - 10/Nov/13

Murilo Lessa - Lead dog - 10/Nov/13 with Bruno Cavaliere

vanderz - Lead O/S - 09/Nov/13 with patrick dawson

Good to lead this clean after falling off it a several years ago
Rob Laird - Lead rpt - 08/Oct/13 with B Sosin

mr random - 2nd - 08/Oct/13 with Rob Laird-

amccann - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/13

Tough for the tech grade, VS is right though.
Tradical - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/13

autumn's here - needed the headtorch at 19:45, some advantages though - means we get to pub earlier
john_ni - 2nd - 19/Sep/13 with Tim Waterhouse (PCC)

hard for vs, and they did it ovr 80 years ago, puts me to shame
climb the peak - Lead dog - 18/Sep/13

BLodge - 2nd - 03/Sep/13

Jack.H.92 - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/13

Hard climbing with bomber gear. Fell off the upper jamming crack, pumped after placing a cam in the nick of time! I think I missed a crucial small pocket which my seconds seemed to find with relative ease. Definitely worth as many stars Knight's Move.
Merlin - Lead dog - 11/Aug/13 with Polly Withers, Phil Chalkley

Nice hard move up and over to easier ground on the crack itself...
stevo smith - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/13 with deacon

Phil West - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/13 with Chris Tan

Hidden - Lead RP - 03/Aug/13

dionisys - Lead - Aug/13 with andy smythe

andy.smythe - 2nd - Aug/13

Ben Snook - 2nd - Aug/13

Feels like 'The Mincer Lite'
dr_botnik - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/13 with deacon

Tough for VS.
treg - 2nd rpt - 30/Jun/13 with Bogz

Great fun.
mrteale - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/13

fookin hard
the power - Lead rpt - 11/Jun/13 with Paul Hy

great lead by Phil, well hard!
Paul Hy - 2nd O/S - 11/Jun/13 with Phil T

traversed miles right before the top crack with about 8 'mates' below not mentioning it went straight up, leaving me hugely pumped and exposed before coming back on line and finishing with loads of rope drag due to off line gear... with a huge hangover and no sleep.
Nye Meerkat - Lead O/S - Jun/13

Sam Simpson - Lead O/S - 22/May/13 with Sam Stephenson

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

Very cool climb. lovely move pulling out from under the overhang.
Voltemands - 2nd O/S - 05/May/13 with Ben Walton, Carlene HIll

Benjamin walton - 2nd - 05/May/13

kabutsu - 2nd - 04/May/13

MarkRoe - Lead O/S - 04/May/13 with Robert Law

aking12 - Lead O/S - 03/May/13 with Mike Stevenson

Hardcore Pat - Lead O/S - 01/May/13 with Tesspot

The Patriot - 2nd - 28/Apr/13 with Geoff Mee

Great climb. Bomber pro. Ate my cam!
rockman - Lead - 28/Apr/13 with Gareth L

JakeWShaw - 2nd - 24/Apr/13 with Ben Kelsey

one big pull to the jam, psyched.
benkelsey - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/13 with Jake Shaw

cragtyke - Lead - 23/Apr/13 with Mark B, Ross

JEP - 2nd - 23/Apr/13

TCarrick - Lead - 22/Apr/13

Dan Vaj - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/13 with Khalid

khalidq - 2nd O/S - 22/Apr/13 with Dan Vajzovic

Kirill - Lead rpt - 21/Apr/13 with Charles Moreton

Cold
cem - 2nd rpt - 21/Apr/13 with Kirill Spiridonov

tomthecoolperson - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/13 with Andrew

codenamel - Lead O/S - 03/Mar/13 with Sargy

Doug miller - Lead O/S - 24/Feb/13 with chris joyce

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/Feb/13

Hidden - Lead - Feb/13

Hidden - Solo rpt - 12/Jan/13

one fall wasting time on placing gear. Good fun especially the humping move coming out of the overhang
gobey - Lead dog - Jan/13 with Paul

Knot-Paul - TR dog - Jan/13 with Bob

Tony Kartawick - 2013

bclifton - Lead - 2013

Worth much more than one star for me, absolutely loved this!
thomaspomfrett - Lead O/S - 11/Nov/12 with Dan Slome

Daniel Heath - Solo O/S - 03/Nov/12

Hidden - Lead - 21/Oct/12

Phoebus - Lead O/S - 21/Oct/12

Colin Scotchford - 2nd - 14/Oct/12

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

thrutch - Lead O/S - 13/Oct/12 with Sven

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 29/Sep/12

riff156 - 2nd rpt - 23/Sep/12 with Matt Crawford

Very messy, went off route, nearly jumped off to make it stop but rope was round leg!!!!
quickdrawmcraw - Lead dog - 23/Sep/12

steve-grigg - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/12

Dawn_K_B - 2nd - 07/Sep/12

Very nice. Harder than Knight's Move.
treg - Lead rpt - 03/Sep/12 with Dan Osbaldeston

althesin - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/12 with Reds

Reds - 2nd rpt - 02/Sep/12 with Althesin

Fragmod - 2nd - 01/Sep/12

penny_pops25 - 2nd RP - 01/Sep/12

hotfeet - Lead - 26/Aug/12 with Iain Gray

oodie72 - 2nd O/S - 26/Aug/12 with Alan Mountford

Ian Bell - 2nd O/S - 12/Aug/12 with Tania T

Matt77 - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/12 with Tania, Ian

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Jul/12

strenuous!
Homebrew165 - 2nd O/S - 15/Jul/12 with Gallileo

Did it - just!
hotfeet - Lead - 15/Jul/12 with Mac

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Jul/12

Nice one andy! Being watched by a seasoned mountaineer seemed to give you extra gusto. No jammed ropes this time, but last time had to ab down to retrieve.
MichaelGallimore - Lead rpt - 14/Jul/12 with Andy Hawkins

Joey C - Lead - 02/Jun/12 with Dave Bowler

After having found Hollyash Crack and Knight's Move really easy I jumped on this as it started to rain and proceded to have a mare. I struggled around the corner to one of the most awkward positions I've ever placed gear in. Eventually I got a nut in the crack, whilst fearing for my life, but it was too deep to clip the quickdraw onto so I clipped the draw onto the whole set of nuts. Three moves later one end of the half rope got stuck on the nuts and I had to untie it to finish! What a mess!
matthewjames - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/12 with Paul Birk, Katy Whitehead, Sarah Jane Barr

JamieSparkes - 2nd O/S - 29/May/12 with solo

Lee wanted to get on this after his seconding 2 years ago :-)
masa-alpin - 2nd rpt - 27/May/12 with Lee P

Dean177 - 2nd rpt - 16/May/12 with Will Twigger

Oliver Houston - Lead O/S - 13/May/12

Hidden - Lead dnf - 08/May/12

Hidden - 2nd - 08/May/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/May/12

Really nice route, thoroughly enjoyed it! It's all there!
Jackwd - Lead O/S - 06/May/12

charley - 2nd O/S - 06/May/12 with JackD

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/May/12

Duncan 88 - 2nd O/S - 05/May/12 with sean

Joris.Roulleau - Lead O/S - 05/May/12 with Dan Metcalfe

swhitley - Lead O/S - 05/May/12 with Duncan

good fun
manwithacam - 2nd - 05/May/12 with Joris

Nick1812P - Lead O/S - 02/May/12 with Jake Shaw

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/12

1 rest after crux.
hellboundblr - Lead dog - 15/Apr/12 with Steve Agct

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Apr/12

Leo Woodhead - 2nd - 15/Apr/12 with Jordan Taylor

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Apr/12

jordan taylor - Lead rpt - 15/Apr/12

Binder - 2nd O/S - 01/Apr/12 with JT

Hidden - Lead rpt - 01/Apr/12

Pumpy! moves around roof was awkward when you put a nut across the jug!
Lukem6 - Lead RP - 01/Apr/12 with Diane Blything, Jenny Monkey

bit of a struggle, need far more upper body strength for this!!
Jenny Monkey - TR dog - 01/Apr/12 with Diane Blything, Luke Mansfield

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Apr/12

chrisbussell - Lead - 27/Mar/12 with Tim O'Neill

stoo2k - 2nd O/S - 25/Mar/12

Gear is bomber try not to get it stuck though! moves are cool kinder like a easier mini mincer.
jamesgodwin64 - Lead O/S - 25/Mar/12

windle - Lead O/S - 17/Mar/12

HAJ Francis - 2nd O/S - 17/Mar/12

the power - 2nd dnf - 11/Mar/12 with paul29uk

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/12

MichaelGallimore - Lead - Mar/12 with Andrew Erskine, MikeR

cripper - Mar/12

Bruce Houston - Lead O/S - Mar/12

Came off getting over overhang. Retry next time
MichaelGallimore - Lead dnf - Feb/12

Hidden - Lead - Feb/12

jon_gill1 - Lead O/S - 14/Jan/12 with anthony smith

Theantoff - 2nd dog - 14/Jan/12 with Jon Gill

Hidden - 2012

admackie - 2012

marcoleptic - 2nd - 23/Nov/11 with Alan, Tommo

Hidden - Lead rpt - 19/Nov/11

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Nov/11

Helping Loz on his way to 1000 routes
migs493 - 2nd β - 06/Nov/11 with LO

lozowen - Lead O/S - 06/Nov/11 with Mike smith

mbradberry2008 - 2nd O/S - 30/Oct/11 with Tom Jagger

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Oct/11

Hidden - Lead - 28/Oct/11

Richard P Coates - 2nd dog - 28/Oct/11 with ianjfsutcliffe

ianjfsutcliffe - Lead O/S - 28/Oct/11 with Coatesy

pmurdy - 2nd rpt - 26/Oct/11 with Arthur B

Worrying move out at lip, even more worrying off-balance attempt to get gear in once over it! Great route though, first VS lead, felt like a tricky one to start on!
mattwilk - Lead O/S - 23/Oct/11 with Noddy

Jim Brownlow - 2nd O/S - 22/Oct/11 with Iain Mount, Ben Burns

Calum Wadsworth - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/11 with Harry

JonBrown - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/11 with Becky

roofus - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/11

tomB - Lead dog - 15/Oct/11 with Juliette

Lxaddison - 2nd rpt - 02/Oct/11 with Ewan Prior

Ewano - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/11 with Luke Addison

There is a jammed friend at the end of the traverse, managed to clip the sling on this before going for the traverse and getting established on the arete! The friend also stops your ropes getting jammed, I think this is HVS
cheeky - Lead O/S - 19/Sep/11 with Mark Philipson

mark4344 - 2nd - 19/Sep/11 with Matt Payne

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Sep/11

psychicbread - 2nd O/S - 18/Sep/11

RossT - Lead dog - 18/Sep/11 with Tim Bee

btc - 2nd β - 17/Sep/11 with Phil Davis

mark20 - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/11

great move around the lip
jack89 - 2nd O/S - 15/Sep/11 with Mark

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 10/Sep/11

Matt Cooke - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/11 with Andrew Cooke

Duncan Skelton - Lead - 28/Aug/11 with Jason Parker

btc - Lead dog - 27/Aug/11 with Hamish Rowe

Seconded JD up this rather good route.
callumd - 2nd O/S - 27/Aug/11

1 very awkward and committing move. will go back and do it clean another time.
stratandrew - Lead dog - 25/Aug/11 with Blaise Harvey

To my shame rested before I even got to the move up around the roof---pumped by poor gear planning (had placed the desired cam already so hung around working out `what to do'---duh). The move up is far easier than it looks initially!
stuaart - Lead - 20/Aug/11 with Ron Dempster

Amazing climb, nice layback to hands only traverse and rock over to another layback and fnish
matt25 - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 13/Aug/11

riff156 - 2nd - 23/Jul/11 with Paul Williamson

Outstanding climb! The traverse then the gymnastics to get established in the upper crack are simply superb. The upper crack is no doddle either. Best climb of the day.
wild_nomad - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/11 with Paul Day

pete3685 - Solo - 09/Jul/11

Had a mild panic after completing the move up out of the overhang while trying to stuff in gear. Hard.
pffft - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/11 with Andrew Bangs

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/11

shaky2 - 2nd - 05/Jul/11

cragtyke - Lead - 14/Jun/11 with gareth h

harryt - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/11 with Jorge

garywong - 2nd O/S - 11/Jun/11 with Tracey Tomlin

Kirill - Lead rpt - 04/Jun/11 with Paul Bolton

fatbuoybazza - Lead rpt - 04/Jun/11 with Mikael, Dave Hall

Ant Man Bee - 2nd - 04/Jun/11 with Kirill Spiridonov

Dean177 - Lead - Jun/11

ChrisBrooke - 2nd - 28/May/11 with Peter Staves

davewsargent - Lead rpt - 15/May/11

jshields - 2nd - 15/May/11 with Tony Fidler, Ed James

stevepotter - Lead - 08/May/11 with Rob Upton

AndyFunnell - 2nd - 02/May/11 with Duncan Bell

Cleaner than last time
mattparratt - 2nd - 27/Apr/11

by no means an easy climb. felt harder than knights move
stvredmond - Lead - 25/Apr/11 with Helen Norris

Helnorris - 2nd - 25/Apr/11 with Steve Redmond

batterj2 - 2nd O/S - 23/Apr/11 with Tom Parry

flashpanther - Lead dog - 23/Apr/11

chrisbrown_023 - 2nd O/S - 23/Apr/11 with Rob Mullett

john_ni - Lead β - 21/Apr/11 with John Maxfield (PCC)

Mr G - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/11 with Brianna Zoll

Spicy crux entering the crack on the lip. But really nice sustained climbing.
Lxaddison - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/11 with Paul Addison

jelaby - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/11 with CoffeePot

coffeepot - 2nd - 10/Apr/11 with jelaby

Had upper runners left in after someone failed to second it.
clukins - Lead β - 10/Apr/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/Apr/11

jack adams - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/11 with clukins

geddicakes - 2nd - 07/Apr/11 with John Bramwell, Matt Sparks

Hidden - Lead - 02/Apr/11

pmurdy - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/11 with john gallant

Dave Bowler - 2nd O/S - 27/Mar/11

Hidden - 2nd β - 25/Mar/11

davewsargent - 13/Mar/11

Danny Crump - Lead O/S - 13/Mar/11 with Richard Vaughan

w.pettet-smith - Solo O/S - 12/Mar/11

'Battle' and 'awkwardly' my two favourite words to find in a route description. Good stuff.
nickmattia - Lead O/S - 03/Mar/11 with ryan jones

JRigby - 2nd - Mar/11

Hidden - Lead dog - 2011

Hidden - Lead - 2011

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Nov/10

Tried to push my grade but couldn't commit to it.
batterj2 - Lead dnf - 15/Nov/10 with Jamie Shaw

Roberto - Lead O/S - 14/Nov/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 07/Nov/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Oct/10

Lovely climbing- found getting established on the arete tricky
NB Pixel - 2nd O/S - 24/Oct/10 with JT

slacky - Lead rpt - 17/Oct/10 with Andes

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Oct/10

tlmarjot - Lead O/S - 03/Oct/10 with Ben Lea

Bob - 2nd O/S - 26/Sep/10 with G. Macauley

gingerkate - 2nd O/S - 26/Sep/10 with M

Nice moves coming out from under the roof. Getting established on the arete is interesting.
treg - 2nd - 25/Sep/10 with Ben, Bird

tri-nitro-toulumne - Lead O/S - 23/Sep/10 with Rich Guest

Jenny Crook - 2nd - 19/Sep/10 with John Houlden, Rob Patchett

Committing good climb!
masa-alpin - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/10 with Lee P

John Lewis - 2nd O/S - 30/Aug/10 with Karl

Very nice climb. Great protection anywhere you want it.
KarlH - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/10 with John Lewis, Gemma

Zygoticgema - 2nd dnf - 30/Aug/10 with KarlH

Hidden - TR - 29/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead dog - 22/Aug/10

John Dale - Lead - 21/Aug/10 with Manfred

metal arms - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/10

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

shed_hed - 2nd O/S - 31/Jul/10 with Andy Winter

Most enjoyed route of a weekend in t'Peaks
Jams Crwca - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/10 with Martin

Cool move to get round the roof.
mol - 2nd - 03/Jul/10 with Jesse

Jesse Dufton - Lead - 03/Jul/10 with Molly Thompson

shkinitrep - 2nd - 15/Jun/10 with luke preston

was a bit of battle getting out from under the roof.
LukeP LCC - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/10 with shkinitrep

Good route. Had to ab to get stuck cam.
Fat Tim - Lead O/S - 28/May/10 with Hoosh, Sarah Baker

Hidden - Lead dnf - 23/May/10

Beast!
howlingbaboon - Lead O/S - 20/May/10 with Rob

Hidden - Lead rpt - 09/May/10

ben_250 - 2nd O/S - 09/May/10 with Andrew

joe1979 - Lead - 07/May/10

Hidden - 2nd - 06/May/10

Jonathan Hall - 2nd - 05/May/10 with Sam Stringer

psychomansam - Lead - 05/May/10

climbing_rocks1983 - 2nd O/S - 02/May/10 with Kieran, Petey

Hidden - Lead - 24/Apr/10

tried to lead but failed at the lip, rosie maganged to finish it after a couple of rests, followed her up. hard for vs
Mike Soulby - 2nd RP - 22/Apr/10 with Rosie

jamiev - 2nd O/S - 18/Apr/10 with Sean Lynch

disturbed_one51 - Lead - 17/Apr/10 with Luke Goddard

Sweet move round the roof for a VS
Obi-Wan is lost... - Lead - 17/Apr/10 with Laurie

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 17/Apr/10

jmjw - Lead dnf - 17/Apr/10 with DanW

jmjw - Lead dnf - 17/Apr/10 with DanW

Shad - 2nd - Apr/10

gazfellows - 2nd - 19/Mar/10

Ed F - Lead O/S - 13/Mar/10

bigie bob - Solo O/S - 04/Mar/10

Pete Graham - Lead O/S - 16/Feb/10 with Dave Pownall

katyvose1 - 2010

laurentb - 2010

Cheers to the two guys who let me thrash my way up on their rope!
mattparratt - TR - 31/Oct/09

Climbed late in the day, and probably should have given it a miss due to the tendinitis in my elbow. Nice traverse section though.
funsized - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/09

RFWilkie - Lead dog - 10/Oct/09 with Kev

The Bad Cough - Lead O/S - 04/Oct/09 with Christian Minett

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/09

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Sep/09

fun route- worthwhile
lithos - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/09 with carlos

rope did indedd jam! but not badly
pebbles - 2nd - 20/Sep/09 with rob

Oceanic - 06/Sep/09

Griff87 - Sep/09

gronbech - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/09 with C, C and E

Bold move to get around the lip and steady myself, especially as i'm not a hand-jammer. Nice traverse and subsequent crack climb though.
Irn Bruce - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/09 with Ian Jenkins

hazeysunshine - 2nd - 21/Aug/09 with Val P

tigertim - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/09 with Dave Reeve

JEP - 2nd - 25/Jul/09

Good route, shame the fun bits are so short lived.
Karlos - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/09 with CJ

Andy Fielding - Lead - 01/Jul/09 with Mike Gilbert

Hidden - 2nd - 16/Jun/09

Lizzy Andrew - 2nd - 10/Jun/09 with Mark Taylor

Goose4 - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/09 with George Marchant

popebenedictus - Lead dnf - 28/May/09 with Ruth Harding

Gareth Clendinning (UBMC) - 2nd O/S - 29/Mar/09 with Mike Gadd

mikeyg - Lead dog - 29/Mar/09 with Gareth Clendinning

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

wolverine - 21/Mar/09

alun1111 - 2nd - 15/Mar/09

Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/09 with luke

Kirill - 2nd - 01/Mar/09 with Graham Dolman, Charles Moreton

cem - 2nd rpt - 01/Mar/09 with Kirill Spiridonov, Graham Dolman

Brown - Solo O/S - 23/Feb/09 with Solo

CalumC - Lead O/S - 21/Feb/09 with Lyndsey Mackay

James_D - Lead O/S - Jan/09 with Tim

40 MPH wind and cold
middle aged slob - Lead O/S - 22/Oct/08 with Brian and Dave

had to stop on rope to attemp to get gear oot, tough climb..
fatbuoybazza - 2nd dog - 18/Oct/08 with daveyw

Hidden - Lead - 18/Oct/08

Becky E - 2nd - 25/Sep/08 with PCC

wet day....chalk running down off hands is not good :(
beeson_paul - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/08

and Matt
pog100 - 2nd - 01/Jul/08 with Reaver2k

Really nice route this, the whole crag was swarming so we thought we would try something that we probably wouldn't get better conditions for, plus everything else was taken! It brought back grim memories of a route I did a couple of days previously at Stanage Plantation/Popular which I had to retreat off due to not being able to read/pissing it down with rain. The rain was looking a similar prospect for this one! Up the back crack with a bomber hex and plenty of solid jams is easy. I stepped out left, placed a size 1 cam and 6 nut about a 1/3rd of the way along the break. Made sure I wouldn't get too much rope drag and clipped. Jam in left hand side, take a hold in the tallest bit of the break, feet on and walk hands along carefully but hurridly! Actually found turning the lip not too bad. High right foot on the arete, undercut the bottom of the crack and layback the top past the lip and a bit of a rock over onto right foot, then there is some solid jams whilst you put some gear in past the lip. Once established on this is nice pleasent easy jamming. VS 4c maybe? I guess it might just about warrant 5a. 2 stars, would possibly be 3 if not so green and traverse a bit longer!
Reaver2k - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/08 with Mike Saul (Dad), Matt

Adam Potter - 2nd - 18/Apr/08

A bold approach helped, but nearly got my head stuck
Pilch - Lead O/S - 30/Mar/08 with Graham

had to downclimb to take some gear out cos of rope drag. cool though
Mike Goldthorp - Lead O/S - Feb/08 with Charlotte Jellyman

Hidden - Lead - Feb/08

CharlotteJelleyman - 2nd O/S - 28/Jan/08 with Ben Alsford

was a tiny bit green, the crack would have been nice for jamming if it didnt feel like carpet
The Boy Riley - Lead - Nov/07

Hidden - 2nd dog - 25/Aug/07

fell off on lead getting to the higher crack. came back and climbed it clean on second
Rob Laird - 2nd rpt - 04/Aug/07 with ROGER

Monk - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/07 with RUMC

sparkass - Lead O/S - Jun/07 with Mike Shorter

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/07

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 17/Apr/07

SecretSquirrel - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/07 with featuresforfeet

featuresforfeet - 2nd RP - 24/Mar/07 with SecretSquirrel

jepotherepo - 19/Feb/07 with richard lackey

Hidden - 2007

cocked up coming out from under the overhang, had my hands the wrong way round and slipped of, enjoyable climb though
Pete Horn - 2nd - 2007 with Charles and Liam

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 27/Aug/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/06

MaccMark - Lead - 03/Jun/06 with Phil Young

Hidden - 2nd - 16/May/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/May/06

Crag booty! Easier than it looks, i.e. really is VS 5a.
Paz - 2nd dog - 15/Apr/06 with JS

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Solo O/S - 18/Feb/06

highly satisfying hand jams
alicia - 2nd - 01/Feb/06 with Tobs

hard work with frozen fingers
Tobias at Home - Lead O/S - 01/Feb/06 with Alicia

Hidden - 2006

ChrisJD - Lead - 02/Oct/05 with Clare

JohnHutch - TR - 07/Sep/05 with L

Adam Potter - TR - 24/Apr/05

markbenton - 2nd - 12/Apr/05

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - Oct/04

Nicos - Lead O/S - 31/May/04 with mark richardson

Hidden - 2004

DerwentDiluted - Lead - 01/Jun/03 with A. Murray

dan gibson - Solo O/S - 31/May/02

Roget - Solo O/S - 03/Nov/01

slacky - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/01 with Gary

rlrs - Lead - 2001

cem - 2nd - 13/Feb/00 with Graham Dolman

tlr - 2nd - 2000

ajc - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/99

Different Steve - 2nd O/S - Apr/99 with John Pereira

five - Lead dog - Sep/97

Reds - 2nd - 17/Aug/97 with Sezer

Hidden - 1997

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/96

Tried to lead, travesed onto adjoinign route to right then decended. Then did it on toprope
Adrian Eggleton - TR - 04/Nov/95 with Tim Darlow

Adrian Eggleton - TR - 04/May/95

IanD353 - Solo O/S - Sep/92

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Mar/92

ChrisJD - Lead - 21/Mar/92

adam carless - Lead O/S - 1991

babymoac - 2nd - 01/May/89 with MTW

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 10/Mar/89 with Rich Brook

Hidden - 2nd - 10/Mar/89

NeilGriffiths - 1989

Pete Pozman - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/88 with John Byrne

steve prior - Lead - Aug/87 with Paul L

RichardMc - Lead - 05/Jul/86 with Angel Vila

RichardMc - 2nd - 11/May/86 with Steve Gould

Simon2005 - TR - 1984

Dave Musgrove - Solo - 27/Mar/82 with Kim Greenald, Andy Wild

BrianT - 2nd - 1982 with mark phillips

Andy Say - Lead - 1982

johnny20whales - Lead - 20/Apr/81

Howard Dixon - Solo - 1981

Mike C - 2nd - 04/Oct/80

mark-abz - 2nd - 13/Sep/80 with Walter P

Hidden - Solo - 10/Feb/80

Hidden - Lead - 05/Nov/78

Nigel Bond - Lead - 24/May/78 with Martin Crosby

rogerskews - 2nd - 1976 with Ray Shaw

mikej - Lead - 28/Oct/73 with John Coombs

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Voting
Total votes cast 279
hard HVS0 of 98
HVS1 of 98
easy HVS16 of 98
hard VS45 of 98
VS35 of 98
easy VS1 of 98
hard HS0 of 98
HS0 of 98
easy HS0 of 98
hard 5b0 of 90
5b0 of 90
easy 5b5 of 90
hard 5a6 of 90
5a69 of 90
easy 5a7 of 90
hard 4c3 of 90
4c0 of 90
easy 4c0 of 90
3 Stars17 of 91
2 Stars63 of 91
1 Star11 of 91
0 Stars0 of 91
Bag of .....0 of 91
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Style of ascent

Soloed17 of 415 (4.1%)
Lead224 of 415 (54.0%)
Followed147 of 415 (35.4%)
Toproped10 of 415 (2.4%)
Unknown17 of 415 (4.1%)

'Climbed'155 of 415 (37.3%)
clean O/S180 of 415 (43.4%)
clean β5 of 415 (1.2%)
clean rpt28 of 415 (6.7%)
clean RP6 of 415 (1.4%)
dogged28 of 415 (6.7%)
dnf13 of 415 (3.1%)