Rockfax Description
The parallel cracks in the right-hand side of the slab, starting up the right-hand one then stepping left. Originally it started up the thin left-hand crack at S 4a. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
(27/7/09) Please Note: A large block has fallen where the route steps left, possibly there may be more loose rock, so take care, no change in the grade.

Neal Jobling 23/Oct 2nd
with NinaR, Sameer
Hidden 23/Oct 2nd O/S
Hidden 08/Oct Lead
oldhippy 29/Aug 2nd rpt
with Haggis
mrs milf 27/Aug Lead
with John Cook
mapperley samurai 01/Aug Lead rpt
with Issy Raisin-Moss, Alex Moss
Tommy Moore 31/Jul Lead O/S
with Daisy
Mayaculpa 15/Jul TR
with Mike Rotraxion
Becks87 11/Jul Solo O/S
atom 11/Jul Solo O/S
Steve-J-E 04/Jul Lead O/S
Jethro ?/Jul Solo
with Rebecca Wood, Adam Lindley
Hidden 18/Jun Lead O/S
mattgrange 06/Jun Lead O/S

Moves made in between howling storm of sand. Experience prompted us to get out the top rope setup...

Hidden 04/Jun Lead
Hidden 04/Jun Lead
Hidden ?/Jun Lead O/S
nick244 31/May -
oldhippy 23/May Lead O/S

Easy for HVD and loads of protection.

with Haggis
MikeDowsett 17/May Lead
DaveB61 17/May 2nd
Roget 16/May Solo O/S
with robin
Robin Nichols 13/May Solo O/S
with Jemma
franhammond92 22/Apr Solo O/S
Hidden 21/Apr Lead
Hidden 21/Apr 2nd
Thunderthighsontheloose 19/Apr Lead rpt
amccann 17/Apr Solo O/S
Emma Jackson 17/Apr Lead O/S
with Calum
GregBristol 16/Apr 2nd
with Holly PCC
Neal Jobling 16/Apr 2nd
with Tracy
Hidden 16/Apr 2nd
Hidden 16/Apr 2nd O/S
Hidden 12/Apr 2nd
Jimbo C 11/Apr Solo O/S

Nice and steady with the crux at the top.

Hidden 11/Apr Lead rpt
TClimb 22/Mar Lead O/S
with Ed
jonhowson 21/Mar 2nd O/S
with Will
davidclare 26/Oct/14 Lead O/S
with James Rich, Charlotte Cook
JamesRich 26/Oct/14 2nd O/S
with BUMC
Hidden 26/Oct/14 Lead O/S
cgcook 26/Oct/14 2nd
with Richard Maltby, David Clare
Hidden 25/Oct/14 Lead O/S
snowcat 25/Oct/14 Lead

really interesting for the grade - damp, downward facing holds all felt just a little insecure

with Lindsay Griffin
Hidden 19/Oct/14 Lead
Oldsign 19/Oct/14 TR
philipegwyther 16/Sep/14 -
Caroline_Schofield 08/Sep/14 -
KellyKettle 30/Aug/14 Lead O/S

'I'm Climbing in the rain, what a glorious feeling?'

with Laura Harrison
Hidden 14/Aug/14 2nd
OllyT 14/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Ross Morton
tanssop 30/Jul/14 Lead rpt
with Andy
ciderspider 13/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Ange
charley 13/Jul/14 Solo rpt
valentinesbabe 13/Jul/14 2nd rpt
Pete Wimbush 12/Jul/14 2nd
with Andy Drinkall
stacey73 ?/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Emma
Hidden 31/May/14 Solo O/S
Babika 25/May/14 Lead

Grabbed this route as it stopped raining

with Kai Green
climbingrick 17/May/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 11/May/14 TR
bede.west 04/May/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 04/May/14 Lead O/S
davewsargent 23/Apr/14 2nd
with tigger
Hidden 21/Apr/14 2nd
gavinpeach 15/Apr/14 Solo rpt
ninaclose 13/Apr/14 TR O/S
jamesclimbing 08/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Mar/14 -
Hidden 16/Mar/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 12/Mar/14 2nd O/S
sallyroberts2002 12/Mar/14 Lead

First Lead climb!

dannyboy83 05/Mar/14 Solo O/S
rohai545 19/Feb/14 TR
with Michael French, Sue French, Helen
uphillnow ??/2014 -
GermanAlex 15/Dec/13 2nd
with Jes B.
Hidden 08/Dec/13 2nd
Hidden 08/Dec/13 2nd
Hidden 20/Oct/13 TR
Hidden 28/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Fentonio 01/Sep/13 2nd O/S
RosieLynch 01/Sep/13 Lead O/S
aking12 01/Sep/13 2nd O/S
JenEvans 10/Aug/13 Lead
with Adrian Ripley
Ade in Sheffield 10/Aug/13 2nd
haggisthebadger 20/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Dogbury 20/Jul/13 Lead RP

Lovely little number with lots of good holds. Needs a bit of a clean sometimes so don't forget your nut key.

Hidden 14/Jul/13 Lead
Melissa Adey 12/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Melissa Adey 12/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jul/13 -
mike_hough_uk 30/Jun/13 2nd
chri55ie 30/Jun/13 Lead
cdpuk 22/Jun/13 2nd O/S
cdpuk 22/Jun/13 Solo O/S
Babika 22/Jun/13 Solo O/S


KLucy 22/Jun/13 Lead
GregHood 14/Jun/13 TR
Hidden 12/May/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/May/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 11/May/13 TR β
Hidden 04/May/13 2nd
Alan Dixon 28/Apr/13 Lead
with Chris Wright
TCarrick 22/Apr/13 2nd
MrTeej2 21/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Oliver Horton
Hidden 21/Apr/13 Lead O/S
oddessy_uk 15/Apr/13 Lead O/S
jamie ward 07/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Steve Smith
sbattams 06/Apr/13 TR
Sarah Davies 06/Apr/13 TR
DavidPC 28/Mar/13 Lead O/S

Very sandy and wet/snow.

with Will Hawthorne, Tom Davies
Hidden 05/Mar/13 2nd
Hidden 05/Mar/13 Lead
Will Smith 23/Feb/13 TR O/S
with Tom
hannahc24 ??/2013 -
AlanPedrick ??/2013 -
AnnMarie3 14/Nov/12 2nd O/S

Really sandy, wet and cold :)

alpinebutterfly 09/Nov/12 2nd
simonp820 04/Nov/12 Lead O/S
with Alex Carter, Guy Wilson
haggisthebadger 07/Oct/12 Lead rpt

lead as a warm up for the day, needed lots of gardening as full of sand!

with Tom 'Jeeves' Marr
Eike 30/Sep/12 Lead
with Sarah Welsh
Jamiet297 30/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Ben
petecallaghan 30/Sep/12 2nd O/S
EllieWoods 30/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Pete
Sarah Welsh 30/Sep/12 2nd O/S
Thunderthighsontheloose 23/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Belayathon 10/Sep/12 TR O/S
smorrison 10/Sep/12 TR
haggisthebadger 19/Aug/12 Lead O/S

a nice easy route, loads of big bits of gear, everything a bit dirty with sand. only anchors are trees!

with Stan
Hidden 19/Aug/12 2nd
Steve Lacey 11/Aug/12 TR O/S
Hidden 30/Jul/12 2nd
Hidden 30/Jul/12 Lead
angie 25/Jul/12 Lead
gemmasimpson77 24/Jun/12 TR rpt
with Jonny, Oli, Joseph, Pete
Hidden 23/Jun/12 Lead O/S
csh.1000 23/Jun/12 TR O/S

Started to lead in mountain boots but was a bit scary so switched to top rope.

with Dean, Jamie
Hidden 09/Jun/12 Lead
KarlH 31/May/12 Lead O/S


with Gemma
gavinpeach 28/May/12 Solo O/S
deacondeacon 09/Apr/12 Lead O/S

In the rain and big boots.

nogoodgrice 09/Apr/12 Lead rpt
with Deacon
Hidden 07/Apr/12 Lead rpt
Louise Hall 11/Mar/12 Lead O/S
eloise 11/Mar/12 TR O/S
Hidden 25/Feb/12 Lead O/S
hughesy84 ??/2012 Lead O/S
PAJames ??/2012 -
Hidden ??/2012 Solo O/S
Hidden 12/Nov/11 2nd O/S
MrRoundy 12/Nov/11 Lead O/S
with JP
Hidden 06/Nov/11 Lead O/S
Curly Rich 06/Nov/11 2nd O/S
Anna Hammond 24/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Adam Shimmon
J Vessey 17/Oct/11 TR O/S
shepman 15/Oct/11 Lead
with Chantelle Barns
Tarryn ?/Oct/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 28/Sep/11 -
ju59 28/Sep/11 2nd
mark20 22/Sep/11 Solo O/S
odox 22/Sep/11 -
with Keith Lonsdale
KieranT 17/Sep/11 Lead O/S
with Martin Bohl
Hidden 17/Sep/11 Lead
Hidden 27/Aug/11 Lead O/S
zephr 21/Aug/11 Lead O/S
simeclimb68 19/Aug/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 06/Aug/11 2nd O/S
KiddaValue 23/Jul/11 2nd O/S
-Deej-1 23/Jul/11 Lead O/S
MarkCunnington 16/Jul/11 Solo O/S
jon_gill1 16/Jul/11 Lead O/S

First climb with my wife lead belaying and then following!A long day coming!

Hidden 16/Jul/11 TR O/S
Phil Cox 14/Jul/11 Lead
with Mick Bostwick
Hidden 13/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Jul/11 2nd O/S
teamrob 03/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Emily, Jo
Hidden 03/Jul/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 03/Jul/11 2nd O/S
Rhythm24 02/Jul/11 2nd β
with Hannah
Hidden 26/Jun/11 Solo O/S
TRFrost 26/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with W. Hooke
morpcat 24/Jun/11 TR
with Jim
treg 16/Jun/11 Solo O/S

First solo above 4m. The route is well below my grade but the battle to stay focussed on the climbing and not the ground was intense to say the least.

Hidden 16/Jun/11 Solo
Hidden 14/Jun/11 Solo RP
staceyjg 12/Jun/11 2nd O/S
with Becky
Hidden 12/Jun/11 2nd O/S
Bex_M 12/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Stacey Jg
John Lewis 12/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Maureen
georgenvk 11/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Ade7 05/Jun/11 2nd O/S
with Frances
Fran82 05/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Kwan, Ade
pldarch 29/May/11 Solo O/S
mary 28/May/11 2nd
with Paul
climbing_wiggy 28/May/11 2nd rpt
with Mary
Hidden 27/May/11 2nd
FireyClimber 24/May/11 2nd

good weather

Dave Mason 23/May/11 2nd O/S
with Darren Belfield
DrLazer 22/May/11 TR O/S
with Tristan "Nut-fingers" Allen, Michael "Paragon" Hibbard, Adam "Mad-Dog" Wall
Beard1983 22/May/11 TR O/S
thekendo 21/May/11 2nd
with andrew sharpe
Hidden 21/May/11 Lead O/S
Gary A S 14/May/11 2nd O/S
with DaveP
Tamati ?/May/11 Lead O/S
gemmasimpson77 29/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Joseph, Pete
pete_81 29/Apr/11 2nd O/S

Gemma lead

adam carless 26/Apr/11 Solo rpt
Hidden 25/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Apr/11 Lead O/S
nath_casper 24/Apr/11 2nd O/S
with Lisa
JonF 24/Apr/11 Lead
rich_hw 17/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Nikki
Hidden 14/Apr/11 Lead O/S
little trev 25/Mar/11 TR
with james and joe
Hidden 05/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Betha. 22/Feb/11 Lead O/S
with Neil D
Mrobinson005 06/Feb/11 Lead O/S
JenEvans ??/2011 2nd
pippa_g 23/Nov/10 Lead O/S

bit wet, very sandy but pleasant enough. Felt very easy apart from the conditions

with Graeme
Babika 31/Oct/10 Lead O/S

Left hand crack all the way

with Jason Parker and Sue Jackson
arctic_jen 06/Oct/10 Lead
with Dan
Hidden 06/Oct/10 2nd rpt
Tom Hudson 02/Oct/10 Lead O/S
Tom Hudson 02/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with James hudson.
igneouscarl 26/Sep/10 2nd O/S
Tom Redmond 30/Aug/10 TR O/S

went left up thinner crack, nice climbing just bit sandy! good intro to yarncliffe!

with jordan williams, Stefan Williams
j.hubbard 29/Aug/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 29/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Rog Wilko 31/Jul/10 2nd
with Debbie Wilkinson
trigger118 17/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Adderbury Climber 17/Jul/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 09/Jul/10 Solo rpt
Snowboy 05/Jul/10 2nd
with Lauren
matttennant 25/Jun/10 -
Mutl3y 28/Apr/10 2nd
with Clog
Neil Rodgers (PCC) 22/Apr/10 2nd O/S
bullybones 10/Apr/10 Solo
scrat 07/Apr/10 TR

extremely wet, but met Bill Roach an amazing day saw all the original camming units, learnt alot in 2 hours just enough time to let the rock dry

zippy85 07/Apr/10 TR

This was the warm up while we watied for the rock to dry also when we met bill roach, good man is bill

with Scrat
Hidden 06/Apr/10 Lead
cloneragan ?/Apr/10 Lead O/S
hazeysunshine 28/Mar/10 2nd
with Dave
Richie Rich 27/Mar/10 Lead O/S
with Simon Preston
Hidden 19/Mar/10 Lead O/S
newvena 19/Mar/10 2nd rpt
Hidden 16/Mar/10 Lead O/S
Pilch 14/Mar/10 2nd O/S
with Graham
Jim Slater 14/Mar/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 13/Mar/10 Solo rpt
Neil Rodgers (PCC) 13/Mar/10 Lead O/S

Climbed after spending 3 hours tidying up this route, found hard in a couple of places.

with Eric Olson
valentinesbabe 13/Mar/10 Lead O/S

Easy climb...strange feel tho with all the sand...nothing felt quite as positive as it should have.

Tithe Technique 13/Mar/10 TR O/S
with Steve Fletcher, Angela Paul, Charley
chumleywarner 13/Mar/10 2nd O/S
Dan Lane 06/Mar/10 Lead O/S

great holds all the way, with one tricky move at the top.

with Dad
tigertim 06/Mar/10 Lead O/S
with James Noble
Hidden 07/Feb/10 2nd O/S
idiotproof (Buxton MC) ??/2010 -
cymjt ??/2010 -
highfivekrissy ?/Nov/09 Lead
with Ian Ambrose
Hidden 24/Oct/09 2nd O/S
jonski21 24/Oct/09 Lead O/S
with dsjms
Pelleas 02/Oct/09 Lead
with Norman
bobpilgrem 25/Sep/09 -

Good beginers route.

with Bob/Nic
MRichardson ?/Sep/09 Lead O/S
featuresforfeet 30/Aug/09 2nd O/S
with Helen T
paulerussell 21/Aug/09 2nd O/S
with Chris Poad
crazy pierre 20/Aug/09 Solo rpt

Nice climbing, a touch dusty but good nonetheless.

with all by myself...
Renegade_Pony 17/Aug/09 Lead
with barni
barni 17/Aug/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 14/Aug/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 14/Aug/09 Solo O/S
Jonathan Hall 13/Aug/09 Solo
disturbed_one51 13/Aug/09 Solo
Hidden 13/Aug/09 2nd
Ketu 28/Jul/09 2nd O/S
Graeme Hammond 28/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with Rob
Bisteris 11/Jul/09 2nd O/S
John Tourle 27/Jun/09 Lead
Hidden 24/Jun/09 TR
danrhodes1987 24/May/09 Lead
Hidden 20/Apr/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 20/Apr/09 Lead O/S
newvena 19/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with rik
philb ?/Apr/09 TR
Hidden 28/Mar/09 Lead O/S
arctic_jen 28/Mar/09 2nd
with Dan
tanssop 26/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Wayne
Yanis Nayu 26/Mar/09 2nd O/S

Sandy! Nice route at the grade though.

with Phil Lucas
frankcp87 19/Mar/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 19/Mar/09 Lead O/S
AJ007 17/Mar/09 Solo
charley 01/Feb/09 Lead rpt
with MarkB, Andy
eeonz ?/Feb/09 Lead

First outdoor lead with uni climbing club. Most of my gear fell out, and I ran out of quickdraws. Isn't hindsight a wonderful thing?

tom.ireson 10/Jan/09 2nd O/S

Great route for teaching leading, Andy's first proper trad lead. Easy but still enjoyable and as much gear as you can be bothered to place.

with Andy Townsend
monkey1 10/Jan/09 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2009 Lead
MikeDowsett ??/2009 Lead
with Kris Scheinkonig
joehanks61 ?/Nov/08 Lead O/S
with Sophie Millner
climbing_wiggy ?/Oct/08 2nd β
with George, JC
Hidden 20/Sep/08 Lead O/S
virtualinsanity 26/Aug/08 TR
with C & J
virtualinsanity 16/Aug/08 Lead
with C & T
cannotfindaname 03/Aug/08 Lead
andi taxi 03/Aug/08 2nd
with charly fell, laughterton
matsavage 23/Jul/08 Lead O/S
RichardMc 19/Jul/08 2nd
with Mary Sealey
Eddie1234 15/Jul/08 Lead O/S
with Ryan Smith
Blisco 21/Jun/08 Solo

In trainers, in light drizzle! No more than VDiff, I think.

with Ian Whitehead
victim of mathematics 07/Jun/08 2nd O/S
with Jaime
charley 15/May/08 Lead O/S

My first real, lead climb.

with Adam
charley 15/May/08 Lead rpt
with Adam
climbingad 15/May/08 Lead O/S
with Charley
climbingad 15/May/08 2nd
with Charley
Hidden 22/Apr/08 Solo rpt
martin one 12/Apr/08 Lead
with Ian Tingley
Hidden 10/Apr/08 2nd
mustdobetter 22/Mar/08 2nd O/S
popebenedictus 21/Mar/08 2nd O/S
with Edd Rab
popebenedictus 21/Mar/08 2nd rpt
edd rab 21/Mar/08 Lead O/S
AndyHassall 08/Mar/08 TR O/S

In dying light

samir ?/Mar/08 Lead
gw66 ?/Mar/08 Lead β
LakesWinter 27/Jan/08 2nd
with Phil B
philboy 27/Jan/08 Lead
with matt g
Hidden 25/Jan/08 Lead
UrbanClimbing ??/2008 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2008 -
Ann S ?/Dec/07 Lead O/S

A vertical sandpit

with Chris Tan
gibbo38 11/Nov/07 2nd
with gibbo21
gdb4060 03/Oct/07 2nd
with Greg
GiveHerHelen 01/Sep/07 Lead O/S
Jonny M 01/Sep/07 2nd O/S
Hidden 30/Aug/07 Lead rpt
howlingbaboon 22/Aug/07 2nd O/S
james.f.williamson 15/Aug/07 Lead O/S
RachaelB 28/Jul/07 Lead
Chris Ellis 27/Jun/07 Lead
with Helen Odwell
Mark Stitson (ULGMC) 26/May/07 Lead
with Rob Dyer, Katie Joy
adam carless 20/May/07 Solo O/S
climbingpixie 19/May/07 Solo

Grotty and unpleasant.

davek 19/May/07 Solo
PanzerHanzler 07/May/07 2nd rpt
Hidden 29/Apr/07 Lead
gibbo38 22/Apr/07 2nd rpt
with Robert
gibbo21 22/Apr/07 2nd
with Robert
phill bentham 15/Apr/07 Lead
a_d_tru 10/Mar/07 Lead
with Carol
Hidden 14/Jan/07 2nd O/S
richw2k2 05/Nov/06 2nd O/S
with Monika
Moniawl 05/Nov/06 Lead O/S
with Rich&Lou
gibbo38 18/Jun/06 Lead
with Robert
naughtybadboy 18/Jun/06 Lead
Different Steve 13/May/06 2nd O/S
with Mike Bayley
PanzerHanzler 01/May/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Apr/06 Lead rpt
Hidden 16/Apr/06 2nd rpt
LakesWinter 14/Apr/06 2nd
with Ben B
Hidden ?/Apr/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Jan/06 Lead O/S
cem 18/Sep/05 Solo O/S
Jay1403 16/Aug/05 Lead O/S
with James Frogatt
Ian Archer 23/Jul/05 Lead O/S
with Jodie Munks
robin heath 25/Jun/05 Solo
with Graham Scott, Dan Hodgson
Alfredo ?/Jun/05 Solo
mel holmes 15/May/05 2nd
with Nancy Maitland
Hidden 08/May/05 Lead
LankyPaddy 08/Apr/05 Solo O/S
chrishedgehog 16/Jan/05 Lead
with Claire Heather and Wes
Hidden ?/Jan/05 2nd
Hidden 10/Oct/04 Lead
Benn A ?/Oct/04 TR
Rampikino 07/Dec/03 Lead
with Liz Hay
Nicos 20/Sep/03 Lead O/S
with mark richardson
Hidden 17/Jun/03 2nd rpt
SteveM 18/Jan/03 2nd
with Tobs
julian allen 16/Jun/02 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/May/02 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Apr/02 2nd
Rampikino 19/Jan/02 Lead
with Bob Brown
Rampikino 19/Jan/02 2nd

VD Variation (unknown exact route)

with Bob Brown
Dave Toseland ??/2002 -
Apharri ?/Jun/01 Lead O/S
with Dave Wharton
Katie Weston ?/Jun/00 2nd
rocktigger ??/2000 Lead O/S
with Clare
marcoleptic ??/2000 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/May/98 2nd O/S
Howard J 22/Apr/97 Lead O/S
with Wendy Hitchman
Hidden 16/Mar/97 Lead
five ?/Mar/97 Lead O/S
craig h 07/Feb/97 Solo O/S
DerwentDiluted ??/1996 Lead
with Matt Hawley
Rampikino 23/Apr/95 Solo
IanD353 ?/May/93 Solo O/S
Rog Wilko ?/Mar/93 2nd
with Debbie Wilkinson
James Moyle ??/1993 -
Hidden 29/Jun/91 Lead
Hidden ??/1991 Solo
Marti999 ??/1990 Lead
Backinthegame ?/Dec/89 Lead O/S
tapley 26/Mar/89 Lead
with Alison Tapley
Iain Thow 04/Mar/89 Lead
with Steve Sutter, Jill Stewardson
babymoac 24/Sep/88 Solo
sinbad 21/Feb/88 2nd
with AJ
Hidden ??/1987 -
Ghastly Rubberfeet ??/1986 Solo
Hidden 13/Jul/85 Lead
Simon2005 ??/1985 Lead
with GregLaw
Hidden 21/Apr/84 Solo
malc 03/Jul/83 Lead
Ian Clare ??/1983 -
Andy Fielding ??/1980 Solo
Andy Say 29/Jul/79 Solo
Hidden 22/Aug/76 Solo
mikej 01/Nov/69 Solo
with E
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