First Crack* S 4a
[Soloing First Crack, 2 kb]8m. A left-leaning crack has a tricky central section. © ROCKFAX

Photo: Soloing First Crack © Neil Henson

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This climb is in 369 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

Hidden - Solo O/S - 06/Nov/14

ZClegg - Lead O/S - 01/Nov/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 19/Oct/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Oct/14

sam_mccarthy29 - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/14

katyc - 2nd - 24/Sep/14

Alex Hallam - 2nd O/S - 06/Aug/14 with Ben Freeman

doyle12 - Lead - 27/Jul/14 with Andy E

Richy boy - Solo O/S - 27/Jul/14 with Eric D

Ericrd - Solo O/S - 27/Jul/14 with Richy

Nigel Bond - Solo - 18/Jul/14

Hidden - Solo - Jul/14

Blueso - Lead O/S - 17/May/14 with Jezz

Hidden - Lead - 04/May/14

Jonny Harrison - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/14 with Hugh smith and scotty maylead

vix - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/14 with Lorna

David_Gledson - Solo O/S - 09/Mar/14

rurp - 2014

Alex Norman - Solo O/S - 17/Dec/13

Hidden - Solo O/S - 24/Oct/13

Dave 88 - Solo rpt - 10/Oct/13

Ben1983 - Solo O/S - 06/Oct/13

Hidden - Lead - 05/Oct/13

Muel - 2nd O/S - 29/Sep/13 with Ashley Richardson

AshBash - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/13 with Muel

sam26051 - Lead - 28/Sep/13 with Michael Peirson

pete_naylor - 2nd O/S - 22/Sep/13 with Jake Rumsey

phleppy - Solo - 18/Sep/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/13

Ron - 2nd - 06/Aug/13 with Clive

Jake Young - Solo O/S - 30/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/13

Hidden - 2nd - 25/May/13

BnB - 19/May/13

jon59 - Lead - 08/May/13

adywarner - Lead O/S - 08/May/13 with jon evans

sam26051 - Lead - 05/Mar/13 with Tom Whitehead

Tamati - Solo O/S - 28/Feb/13

Climbed when very damp with sheet ice at the top!
AlexFletcher - Lead - 09/Feb/13 with Nadine Fecht

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Feb/13

AlanPedrick - 2013

Hidden - 2nd β - 18/Nov/12

alexm198 - Lead O/S - 11/Nov/12 with Pete Edwards

TM_Horton - 2nd O/S - 05/Nov/12 with addam

slacky - Lead O/S - 21/Oct/12 with Andes

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

Carter - Lead rpt - 21/Oct/12

the power - 2nd - 11/Oct/12 with ken

al jackson - Solo - Oct/12

Hidden - Lead - 10/Sep/12

teh_mark - 2nd - 01/Sep/12 with Adam Looker

S 4b in Eastern Grit.
Eddie1234 - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/12 with Nick Merriman

Nick_Merriman - 2nd - 18/Aug/12 with Eddie Roebuck

Joby - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/12 with Joff Butts

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

Jayzen - Lead - 22/Jul/12 with Joshu Hardy

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 15/Jul/12

Hidden - Lead - 15/Jul/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/Jun/12

John Lewis - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/12 with Maureen

Hidden - Lead rpt - 17/Jun/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 06/Jun/12

jon59 - Lead - 28/May/12

harold walmsley - Solo O/S - 20/May/12

mbradberry2008 - Solo O/S - 12/May/12

flyinfrenchy - Solo O/S - 12/May/12

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

Hidden - Lead rpt - 05/May/12

Joe.Elliott1 - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/12

Dan0Me - 2nd - 01/Apr/12 with Daniel Smedley, Chris Hill

phill bentham - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/12

deacondeacon - Solo - 28/Mar/12

Andyp89 - Lead - 25/Feb/12 with ric eliot

Dave 88 - Solo O/S - 17/Jan/12

joemallia - 2nd O/S - 02/Jan/12 with Tim Rolfe

Fat Tim - Lead O/S - 02/Jan/12 with Joe Mallia

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Nov/11

Pete Nugent - 2nd - 17/Nov/11 with Charlotte Goedvolk

Derek Furze - Solo - 02/Nov/11

status_bass94 - TR - 30/Oct/11 with keith poskitt, Trish Darling

lozowen - Solo O/S - 23/Sep/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/11

Ann S - 2nd - 21/Sep/11 with Terrance Glancy

Hidden - Solo O/S - 20/Aug/11

rockaddict - 2nd - 20/Aug/11

Chris Dovey - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/11 with David Eagle

erica - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/11 with John, Bun

John Brayshaw - 2nd O/S - 13/Aug/11 with Bunny, Erica

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/11

tommytwotone - Solo - 24/Jul/11 with Mike

MeMeMe - Solo - 24/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/11

sting - Solo O/S - 14/Jun/11

thomasadixon - Solo O/S - 31/May/11 with Ade, Wael, Ian

intended to try Tharf Cake but bottled it so did this instead. nice route. Good solid severe
gb83 - Lead O/S - 16/May/11 with Steve Palmer

Steve Palmer - 2nd O/S - 16/May/11 with Graeme Baxter

Keenb - Lead O/S - 15/May/11 with Rachael

Hidden - Solo O/S - 08/May/11

avin_a_look - Lead O/S - 08/May/11 with Adie

andyfry - Lead O/S - 04/May/11

dannygiblin - May/11

Carter - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/11

Carter - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/11

geddicakes - Solo - 28/Apr/11

Emma-Louise Anderson - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/11 with Adam Newmark

PaulGreenhead - Lead - 25/Apr/11 with Kirsty

Kirsty - 2nd - 25/Apr/11 with PaulGreenhead

simon mitchie - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/11

mdwilson - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/11

p_won - Lead - 02/Mar/11 with ric eliot

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

fatbuoybazza - Solo O/S - 13/Nov/10

andy jennings - Solo β - 12/Oct/10 with Mr. Lovatt, ben

Ben Harper - Solo - 11/Oct/10 with Ian, Baby A

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/10

batterj2 - TR O/S - 12/Sep/10 with Shaun Scholes, Jamie Shaw

antmorgan1991 - 2nd O/S - 05/Sep/10

Hidden - Lead rpt - 30/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/10

jasonpm - AltLd O/S - 21/Aug/10 with Nick

Mersea - 2nd - 21/Aug/10 with Jason Merrison

RichardMc - Lead - 07/Aug/10 with Dave Langmead

Hidden - 2nd - Aug/10

jaxxman - Lead dog - 30/Jul/10 with Dave Wheeler

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Jul/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/10

Hidden - Lead rpt - 19/Jul/10

TimKnight - 2nd - 17/Jul/10 with Paul Anker

RachaelB - Lead - 04/Jul/10 with Than

Howard J - 2nd O/S - 03/Jul/10 with Jeff Burgum

Really enjoyed this climb, very pleasant for a severe, although says 4b in my book.
staceyjg - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/10 with Lee Upton

Nicholas Livesey - Lead - 03/Jul/10 with Lucie Sedlarova

markhammonds - 2nd β - 03/Jul/10 with Jeff Bergum, Howard Jones

Joemanglerocks - Lead - 17/Jun/10 with TimKnight

kitkat78 - Lead rpt - 24/May/10 with Andy K

Alpandy - 2nd O/S - 24/May/10 with Kat

Hidden - Lead - 24/Apr/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 21/Apr/10

disturbed_one51 - Solo - 17/Apr/10

kitkat78 - 2nd O/S - 14/Apr/10 with Steve Mo

furry - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/10 with kitkat78

gibbo38 - 2nd O/S - 11/Apr/10 with martin

Mr Sparkle - Solo O/S - 08/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead - 04/Apr/10

rig - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/10 with Andy Martin, Rob Gittins, Chris Poad, Ingrid Ferguson, Therese Cranley

mark20 - Solo O/S - 11/Mar/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Mar/10

Marc Murphy - AltLd - Feb/10

fulcrumjack - 2010

Tadams - Lead O/S - 18/Oct/09 with Mark Challoner

Hidden - Lead rpt - 17/Oct/09

Hidden - Lead rpt - 04/Oct/09

Hardcore Pat - Solo - 26/Sep/09

Hidden - 2nd - 17/Sep/09

Hidden - 06/Sep/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - Sep/09

shed_hed - 2nd - 23/Aug/09 with James Allen

phja - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/09 with darren

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

Jim Malo - 2nd - 15/Aug/09

teflonpete - 2nd β - 08/Aug/09 with Barry

Pilch - Solo - 18/Jul/09

Andysomething - 2nd O/S - 14/Jul/09 with Bruce Perry

simonp - Solo O/S - Jul/09

tommytwotone - Solo - 27/Jun/09

Whealiebob - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/09 with Stee

Hidden - Solo O/S - 18/Jun/09

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 23/May/09

Rob Barthorpe - 2nd - 26/Apr/09 with Karo

Hidden - Lead - 26/Apr/09

embob - Lead - 25/Apr/09 with Alex

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Apr/09

markburgin83 - Lead - 25/Apr/09 with TonyBBBB

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Apr/09

popebenedictus - Lead rpt - 21/Apr/09 with Ruth Harding

Powder Puff Girl - 2nd O/S - 21/Apr/09 with Ben H

edd rab - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/09 with Ben Harding

idiotproof (Buxton MC) - 18/Apr/09

Hidden - 2nd - 07/Apr/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - Apr/09

Ollie B - Solo O/S - 29/Mar/09

Kirill - Solo - 01/Mar/09

markytaylor - 2nd dog - 23/Jan/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Jan/09

jsrous - Lead - 2009

Hidden - 2009

Hidden - 2009

sonaf - Lead - Dec/08 with Chopper

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Oct/08

popebenedictus - Solo O/S - 08/Oct/08 with Soloed

Hidden - 2nd - 06/Oct/08

petellis - Lead - 28/Sep/08

Guy Wilson - Solo - 24/Sep/08

JackMountains - Solo O/S - 21/Sep/08

SteveM - Solo - 14/Sep/08

jeffb - Solo O/S - 14/Sep/08

Matt Bill Platypus - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/08 with Adam

Adam1973 - 2nd O/S - 13/Sep/08 with Matt Jones

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Aug/08

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 03/Aug/08

wwykeham - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/08 with Paul Dickenson

Hidden - Lead rpt - 14/Jun/08

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Solo O/S - 10/Jun/08

Hidden - 2nd - 25/May/08

Hidden - 2nd - 25/May/08

Ann S - 2nd - 15/May/08 with Chris Tan

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/May/08

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/May/08

Hidden - Solo O/S - 09/May/08

tiga271 - Lead - 26/Apr/08 with mark20

kfowler141 - Lead - 26/Apr/08

wingalina - 2nd O/S - 02/Apr/08 with Robert Turnbull

craig matheson - Solo - Apr/08

Hidden - Solo O/S - Mar/08

john lynch - Lead - 28/Feb/08 with Bo Robertson

Hidden - 2nd - Feb/08

Hidden - Lead - Feb/08

Neil Henson - Solo rpt - 27/Jan/08

Backed off Tharf Cake so went up this instead
Neil Henson - Lead O/S - 06/Jan/08

Andy Barratt - 2nd - 2008

Mark Collins - Solo O/S - 30/Dec/07

martin48 - Solo O/S - 17/Nov/07

Hidden - Lead rpt - 17/Nov/07

sadams - Solo - 16/Nov/07 with Catherine Adams

Alfredo - Solo - Nov/07

Hidden - TR - 14/Oct/07

erinbastian - TR - 14/Oct/07

shameless - Lead - 29/Sep/07 with fi

stickinsect - 2nd - 29/Sep/07 with cris

Hidden - TR O/S - 23/Sep/07

Hidden - TR - 23/Sep/07

ron244 - Lead O/S - 16/Sep/07 with Louise Wolfenden

Hidden - Lead β - 25/Aug/07

bullwinkle - Solo O/S - 11/Jul/07

Jacob Ram - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/07 with elisa best

Hidden - Solo - 08/Jun/07

tlr - Solo - 08/Jun/07 with Pom

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 06/Jun/07

Jenny Clarke - Lead O/S - 20/May/07 with Chriswallis2

alisonk - Lead O/S - May/07 with Sally

Hidden - Solo - May/07

JohnHutch - Lead - 28/Apr/07 with SC

Monk - Solo - 15/Apr/07 with Matt B, Kylie, Mandy, Sam

The Boy Riley - Solo O/S - 15/Apr/07

FrankW - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/07 with Jane T

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

Phil1967 - Lead - 07/Apr/07 with Ed

mikej - Solo - 05/Apr/07 with Rick Naylor

HannyHancock - Lead dog - 11/Mar/07

Chriswallis2 - Solo O/S - 11/Mar/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/07

Jamie Brown - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/07 with Owen

Hidden - Lead - 11/Mar/07

Jord64@msn.com - 2nd O/S - 20/Feb/07 with Hannah Stock

Graeme Hammond - Solo O/S - 15/Feb/07

Hidden - 2007

Scott N - 2007

Badly hungover
Jimbo C - Lead dog - 2007

Brown - Solo O/S - Nov/06 with Henry

richardr - Nov/06

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/Oct/06

tomboyle - Lead O/S - 18/Oct/06 with mark boden

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Sep/06

Hidden - Solo O/S - 24/Sep/06

Hidden - Solo O/S - 16/Sep/06

nmwr - Lead - 10/Sep/06

Another James - 2nd - 27/Aug/06

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/Aug/06

jrk2673 - Lead - 27/Jun/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/06

scotteau - Solo O/S - 04/Jun/06

Hidden - Lead - 04/Jun/06

texuspete - 2nd - 03/Jun/06 with David Croxford

victim of mathematics - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/06 with Cornish Merlin

Cornish Merlin - 2nd - 01/Jun/06 with Colin Angus

Hidden - TR - 14/May/06

Hidden - TR O/S - 14/May/06

Hidden - Solo - 06/May/06

peter myers - 2nd - May/06 with Jo Ocock

Paz - Solo O/S - 15/Apr/06

tatz45 - Lead O/S - Apr/06 with Katy Vose

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Jan/06

John Sergeant - Lead - 2006

Hidden - 2006

Raggar - Lead - 2006 with ashley, andy moore, Andy J

ajc - Lead O/S - 11/Dec/05

GiveHerHelen - 2nd O/S - 04/Dec/05 with Jon Moulding

Jonny M - Lead O/S - Dec/05 with Helen Tsai

Nicos - Solo O/S - 09/Nov/05 with solo

dp1 - 2nd - 07/Nov/05 with dan bell

ChrisJD - Solo - 02/Oct/05

Neil Curtis - 2nd - 10/Jul/05 with Arthur Austin

Adam Potter - Solo O/S - 04/May/05

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - May/05

jimjimmyjimjim - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/05

Rampikino - Lead - 10/Apr/05 with Rob Wilson

Pelleas - Lead - Feb/05 with Chris

drysori - Solo - Nov/04

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/04

Dave Mahon - 27/Sep/04 with Mark Moody

Hidden - Solo O/S - Jun/04

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Apr/04

Hidden - Lead rpt - 28/Mar/04

Alaric - Lead O/S - 28/Mar/04 with Kat Kos, Jason Hogg

Mark A Humphries - Solo - 06/Feb/04

Hidden - 2004

Hidden - 2004

mr random - Lead O/S - 28/Oct/03

Simon Caldwell - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/03 with Carmen

Jon Pilling - 2nd O/S - Apr/03 with steve prescott

Neil Curtis - 2nd - 22/Mar/03 with Alan Barnes

Hidden - Solo - 16/Mar/03

loonyclimber - Lead - Mar/03

rocktigger - Solo O/S - 2003

cem - 2nd - 17/Aug/02 with Mark Lim

Brazzer - 2nd O/S - Aug/02 with Ben Tufnell

Phil West - 2nd rpt - 15/Jun/02 with David Atherton

Phil West - Lead rpt - 15/Jun/02 with David Atherton

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 07/Jun/02

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Jun/01

julian allen - Lead O/S - 28/Jan/01

Monk - Solo O/S - 2001

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Oct/00

Hidden - Lead rpt - 06/Aug/00

DerwentDiluted - Solo - 31/May/00

Hidden - 2nd - May/00

Hidden - Lead - 02/Mar/00

tlr - Solo - 2000

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 13/Jun/99

Budge - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/98 with Mike Oates

Hidden - Lead rpt - 10/May/98

Hidden - Lead rpt - 19/Oct/97

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Sep/97

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 08/Jun/97

martroberts - Solo O/S - 04/Jun/97

Hidden - 1997

Phil West - 2nd O/S - 08/Jun/96 with David Atherton

kato'sdad - 2nd - May/96 with Rob Simpson

RobSimmo - Lead - May/96 with Jon Berry

Hidden - Lead rpt - 28/Apr/96

David Smith - Solo - 21/Apr/96

BlueJohn - Solo - 20/Apr/96

Roget - Solo O/S - 18/Nov/95

Chris Ellis - Solo O/S - 13/Sep/95

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/95

Laramadness - Solo O/S - 22/Mar/95

ill_bill - 1995

GrahamHP - Lead O/S - 1994

Hidden - Solo - 04/Oct/93

Mick King - Solo - 10/Oct/92

IanD353 - Solo O/S - Sep/92

Hidden - Lead - 05/Jul/92

whispering nic - Solo O/S - 08/Mar/92

babymoac - Lead - 10/May/89 with Manda & Aggy

goi.ashmore - Solo O/S - 04/Nov/88

Iain Thow - Solo - 02/Aug/87

Andy Say - Solo - 26/Jul/87

andy tetsill - Solo - Jun/87

malc - Solo O/S - 26/Sep/86

steve prior - Solo - Jul/86

Hidden - Solo - 24/Feb/85

Hidden - Solo - 21/Mar/84

mark-abz - Solo - 25/Sep/80

Hidden - Solo - 10/Feb/80

Mark Kemball - Solo - 10/Jun/78

Andy Fielding - Solo - 1978

MikeDowsett - Lead - 1978

Nigel Bond - Solo - 23/Jun/76

mikej - Solo - 26/Apr/70 with E

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Voting
Total votes cast 86
hard HS0 of 32
HS0 of 32
easy HS1 of 32
hard S3 of 32
S22 of 32
easy S3 of 32
hard HVD3 of 32
HVD0 of 32
easy HVD0 of 32
hard 4b0 of 29
4b1 of 29
easy 4b2 of 29
hard 4a4 of 29
4a19 of 29
easy 4a2 of 29
hard 3c1 of 29
3c0 of 29
easy 3c0 of 29
3 Stars0 of 25
2 Stars0 of 25
1 Star16 of 25
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