Rockfax Description
The left-hand side of the buttress via a groove and cracks. Finish using both cracks or it is a grade harder. © Rockfax

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Eastern Grit (2006): Top 500, Froggatt to Black Rocks (BMC) - The Grade List, Eastern Peak Grit 100 VD- VS.

oscaig 01/Nov Lead O/S
with R Tidy
johnself1603 11/Oct Lead O/S
philmitch 04/Oct Lead O/S

Left side only.

Vanessa Simmons 01/Oct 2nd
with DaveB
DaveB61 01/Oct Lead
with Cath Sinclair
Jamie Brown 26/Sep Lead O/S

Left crack only.

with Pete Bradshaw
vigroovian 19/Sep Lead O/S

Definitely a Severe climb - the hard element comes with the bowling out the route does in its upper section (for me at least). I didn't do the Flying Buttress Right but my partner did and she said it was a much nicer climb.

with Ellie Cotterill
tom0129 19/Sep Lead O/S
tom0129 19/Sep 2nd
stpauliblade 19/Sep 2nd
Antonio Ferra ?/Sep 2nd O/S
Hidden 30/Jul Lead
buxtoncoffeelover 27/Jun Lead

Finished with left crack only for HS 4b tick

with Andy - Rugby
Hidden 27/Jun Lead
mlok2000 08/Jun Lead O/S
with John Bayliss
john_ni 08/Jun 2nd
keitht 07/Jun 2nd

Felt hard for severe.

with Dave Lomas
andy.smythe 16/May 2nd
Hidden 15/May Solo O/S
jon59 27/Apr Lead
Hidden 20/Apr Lead O/S
althesin 19/Apr Lead O/S
schristophersmith 19/Apr 2nd O/S
ned_85 09/Apr 2nd
with Ryan Baird, Ollie Ross
OliverRoss 09/Apr 2nd
with Neil Davies, Ryan Baird
Ian JL 05/Apr Solo
chrismadar 07/Feb 2nd
Gordon W 07/Feb Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2015 -
bantamdave 30/Nov/14 2nd O/S
with Brian
Hidden 30/Nov/14 Lead
Hidden 04/Nov/14 Solo O/S
brownie mike 02/Nov/14 Lead O/S
brownie mike 02/Nov/14 Lead O/S
David Mayers 26/Oct/14 2nd
with Stuart Howard
the power 11/Oct/14 2nd
deacondeacon 11/Oct/14 Lead β

On Mackies gear

Matt Harmon 05/Oct/14 Solo O/S
Chalky Cat 26/Sep/14 2nd O/S
with Dom
john lynch 24/Sep/14 Solo
with Lewis Andrew
mky77 13/Sep/14 Lead O/S
pfoulger 13/Sep/14 2nd
uphillnow ?/Sep/14 -

done before but no dates

John Higgs 26/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Jon Stear, Ian Atkins
Hidden 12/Jul/14 Lead O/S
JimboWizbo 12/Jul/14 2nd
with gaz, Ian, Beth
ipblake 12/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with gaz, Beth, Jim
Joemanglerocks 12/Jul/14 2nd
with Satoshi Kimura
Curly Rich 14/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Ollie
franhammond92 05/Jun/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 05/Jun/14 Solo O/S
summerse 02/Jun/14 TR O/S
Hidden 01/Jun/14 Lead
Hidden 01/Jun/14 2nd
Hidden 31/May/14 2nd O/S
jogh 05/May/14 2nd
with Dave C, Steve
Hidden 05/May/14 2nd O/S
steveg 05/May/14 Lead
briar4012 05/May/14 2nd O/S
with Mark Hale
petecallaghan 04/May/14 2nd
with rich alderton
davidalcock 19/Apr/14 2nd
mapperley samurai 19/Apr/14 Lead O/S

Stuck to the left crack at the top. Pleasant climbing.

Big Lee 05/Apr/14 Lead dnf

Wet and slimy. Escaped right below the final crack

cragtyke 05/Apr/14 2nd dog

wet and slimy in rain

with Big Lee
Hidden 29/Sep/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 28/Sep/13 2nd
Alex Eperon 08/Sep/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 26/Aug/13 Lead O/S
dionisys 23/Aug/13 Lead
dionisys 23/Aug/13 Lead
andy.smythe 23/Aug/13 2nd
Hidden 13/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Legs 13/Jul/13 Lead O/S
cherad 08/Jun/13 2nd O/S
with Louise Bell
Dave Mason 04/Jun/13 2nd O/S
with Trev Tatler
Hidden 02/Jun/13 Lead
Alex 74 12/May/13 Lead O/S
with Gareth
Gareth Waite 12/May/13 2nd
Hidden 02/May/13 2nd
Hidden 02/May/13 Lead
john max 02/May/13 Lead
Dan Vaj 25/Apr/13 2nd O/S
John Roe 20/Apr/13 Lead
with Ross Griffiths, Danny Bucknole
Hidden 20/Apr/13 Lead
Jack Whiteley 06/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with John Hayes
Hidden 23/Feb/13 Lead
Triggy Pop 23/Feb/13 2nd
drysori 22/Feb/13 2nd
with Harry Eastham
Will_Mac 02/Feb/13 Lead O/S
Sarah Radford 02/Feb/13 Lead
Hidden 02/Feb/13 2nd O/S
ash longreach 30/Nov/12 Lead
Nick1812P 11/Nov/12 Solo O/S
gsavell 10/Nov/12 TR β

escaped the lead by scrambling right and round to the top, set up top rope then did it easily

with Sarah Knight
John Bish ?/Nov/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Oct/12 Lead O/S
Webster 19/Oct/12 2nd
Sam Simpson 06/Oct/12 Lead O/S
gazfellows 06/Oct/12 2nd
with Miquel, Anna, Steff, Billy
madasten 06/Oct/12 Lead
with Miquel, Gaz
lithos 04/Oct/12 Lead
oddtoast 04/Oct/12 2nd

Seconded then led on pre-placed gear.

with lithos
Hidden 10/Sep/12 2nd O/S
Just Another Dave 09/Sep/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 02/Sep/12 2nd
Chris Craggs 22/Aug/12 2nd

Used all the cracks at the top!

with Steve Cunnington
Griff1990 09/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with Maya PCC
Jim Slater 09/Aug/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 09/Aug/12 2nd
jasonpm 29/Jul/12 Lead
with Nick
Hidden 28/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Jul/12 2nd O/S
ieuanr 11/Jul/12 2nd

Kept to left crack at top so HS 4b

with Sam
sjr 11/Jul/12 Lead O/S

Chickened out of the HS finish

with Ieuan
Hardcore Pat 25/Jun/12 Solo O/S
hotfeet 01/Jun/12 2nd
with Austen Moulding, Kent
RFWilkie 27/May/12 Lead O/S
with Sarah
theandthem 27/May/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/May/12 2nd O/S
Dan Vaj 20/May/12 Lead O/S
with Jonathon Clark
robblowen 12/May/12 2nd β
with Wayne
Bisteris 06/May/12 Lead O/S
with Rhys Jenkins
CRiddiford 24/Mar/12 2nd
with Owen House, Chris
Hidden ??/2012 -
youwillfindjimbo ??/2012 Lead O/S
mark20 30/Oct/11 Lead O/S
tiga271 30/Oct/11 2nd
with mark20
Steven Andrews 22/Oct/11 Lead O/S
pog100 15/Oct/11 Lead

kept to left crack so HS4b

with Richard
charley 15/Oct/11 Lead rpt
Tithe Technique 15/Oct/11 2nd O/S
valentinesbabe 15/Oct/11 Lead O/S

Left hand crack only. Still think it's only a S 4a.

chumleywarner 15/Oct/11 TR O/S
Hidden 10/Sep/11 Lead
ayuplass 03/Sep/11 2nd O/S
with Tracy T, Helen, Thea
Stefan Trebicki 03/Sep/11 TR
kp64zl ?/Sep/11 Lead
with Keith
Stefan Trebicki 20/Aug/11 TR
with Mark Galligan
hotfeet 13/Aug/11 Lead
with Ant
antdav 13/Aug/11 2nd O/S
t_hume 07/Aug/11 Lead
matbrown333 03/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with John Wears
SuperstarDJ 23/Jul/11 TR

Left hand variant. Nice route, all the fun's in the surprising hard top bit. A romp on a top rope though!

with Paul Ireland, Katarzyna Bonenberg
Haydn Jones 23/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with paul
Joris.Roulleau 23/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Vic Odell
Mikael 02/Jul/11 Lead
Hidden 01/Jul/11 2nd
tom.pienkowski ?/Jul/11 AltLd

First proper multi-pitch, linked up the pitches into 4, great fun, amazing top out into the evening sun!

with Sophie Williams
Hidden 19/Jun/11 Lead
al123 13/Jun/11 Solo O/S
joeydurkin 05/Jun/11 Lead
tdan0504 01/May/11 -
with Bat Casale
joe_alexander 25/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Christian and Tina, Emma
crazydaisy 25/Apr/11 2nd
Hidden 22/Apr/11 Lead O/S
stupot1988 12/Apr/11 Lead O/S
bullybones 10/Apr/11 -
Mr Sparkle 09/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Slim
Hidden 02/Apr/11 Solo O/S
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 02/Apr/11 2nd rpt
Oliver Houston 02/Apr/11 2nd
andil 02/Apr/11 Lead
The Petch's 02/Apr/11 Lead
with Matt Petch
Hidden 27/Mar/11 2nd
Hidden 27/Mar/11 Lead
Becky E 22/Mar/11 Lead
Graeme Hammond 22/Mar/11 2nd rpt
with Becky E
dominic lee 06/Mar/11 Lead
with Caitlin Ravenscroft
CMRavenscroft 06/Mar/11 2nd
jmjw 20/Feb/11 Lead O/S

Reasonable climb, shame about the ledge before the difficulties as it kind of breaks it up a bit too much, sticking to the left-hand crack felt tough for the grade

Hidden 27/Jan/11 Lead
Takacs 22/Jan/11 2nd

Felt a bit stiff for Severe

with Jake Lodge
thetradlad 22/Jan/11 Lead O/S
KRYSTLE M ??/2011 Lead
richardlongfils1986 ??/2011 -
Richard Gilbert 24/Oct/10 2nd O/S
with Alex Lambert
Rhythm24 10/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with Rob Benton, Hannah
simeclimb68 09/Oct/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 02/Oct/10 Lead O/S
gilbert 26/Sep/10 Lead O/S

Lovely climb but quite stiff for grade I felt

with Alex Tomczynski
Hidden 26/Sep/10 Lead
Alex T (RAFMA) 26/Sep/10 Lead
with Gilbert
Hidden 18/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Sep/10 Lead O/S
ScottyD 08/Aug/10 Lead O/S
jshields 18/Jul/10 Lead

Left hand finish 4b.

with Ian Hicks, Ed James
j4kub 17/Jul/10 Lead
with dave davey
cameron_hall 10/Jul/10 Lead O/S

Finished using only one of the cracks to make it more fun.

Hidden 10/Jul/10 2nd
nic42 19/Jun/10 2nd O/S
with chi, Liam
edkirkham 13/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Jun/10 2nd
stuartberg 03/Jun/10 TR O/S
Hidden 23/May/10 Lead rpt
Andy Hardy 12/May/10 2nd
helios 09/May/10 Lead
with Abigail Joynes, Chloe Raphael
abs3 09/May/10 2nd
with jenny
Hidden 09/May/10 2nd O/S
ajc 09/May/10 Lead O/S
jon_gill1 01/May/10 Lead
with ric gamble
SteWatkins ?/May/10 -
sims 25/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Francis
rustyclimber91 25/Apr/10 Lead dnf

Started raining horizontally half way up so backed off... really really wet and slippy!!!

with liam
Sophie Nunn 10/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Woodiee 04/Apr/10 2nd O/S
Hidden ?/Apr/10 Lead O/S
scruffster 14/Mar/10 TR O/S
with pete jackson
Deako 14/Mar/10 2nd O/S
with peteJ23
peteJ23 14/Mar/10 Lead
Hidden 07/Mar/10 Lead O/S
petzl 13/Feb/10 2nd
with honourableschoolboy
Deako ??/2010 2nd O/S
with peteJ23
peteJ23 ??/2010 Lead
petegunn 30/Oct/09 2nd
with Davina
Hidden 30/Oct/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Sep/09 2nd O/S
whiting.jp 27/Sep/09 Lead
with jamesca
DaNo123 12/Sep/09 Lead
with alicja
goddamm7 12/Sep/09 Lead
with Sandrex
Hidden 10/Sep/09 2nd
bjlsmith 06/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with Bryan and ODL
hellboundblr 06/Sep/09 2nd
liverpooldave 06/Sep/09 Lead O/S
edd rab 04/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with Ruth Harding
Powder Puff Girl 04/Jul/09 2nd O/S
with Edd R
Hidden 27/Jun/09 2nd O/S
Rampikino 25/May/09 2nd
with Chris & Mike
mike_hough_uk 25/May/09 Lead
with Rampikino, chri55ie
chri55ie 25/May/09 2nd
garywong 17/May/09 Lead O/S

Stayed on the left hand crack.

stuckonarock 02/May/09 2nd O/S
with Phil M
boulderholder 02/May/09 Lead O/S

Boring climb. Sent belayer into a coma for the rest of the day!

with Helen R
Hidden 29/Apr/09 Solo
Hidden 12/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Apr/09 2nd O/S
Big Steve ?/Apr/09 Lead
with Karen
peter myers ?/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Matt Eyre
JDSwain 15/Mar/09 Lead O/S
dan_hust 14/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Ben Alsford
Rhiannon Davies 14/Mar/09 TR
Hidden ?/Mar/09 Lead
Hidden 20/Feb/09 2nd
Hidden 13/Feb/09 2nd O/S
markytaylor 13/Feb/09 Lead O/S
with andy
Hidden 24/Jan/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Jan/09 AltLd O/S
Hidden ??/2009 -
Wayne S ??/2009 -
drysori ??/2009 Lead
drysori ??/2009 Lead
drysori ??/2009 Lead
drysori ??/2009 Lead
Hidden 08/Dec/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Dec/08 2nd O/S
Yanis Nayu 06/Dec/08 2nd O/S
with Phil Lucas
Hidden 03/Dec/08 2nd
Graeme Hammond 01/Nov/08 Lead O/S
with Mary, Rayan
charley 28/Sep/08 2nd O/S
with Dan
munnsy 28/Sep/08 Lead O/S
loonyclimber 24/Sep/08 Lead O/S

easy peasy man.. good warm up though

mike278 21/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with Dave and Jenny
Hidden 20/Sep/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Sep/08 2nd dog
jscoles 13/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with dick pain
Hidden 04/Sep/08 Solo O/S
Brown 04/Sep/08 Solo O/S
centurion05 30/Aug/08 Lead O/S
pebbles 24/Aug/08 2nd
with cefyn
Hidden 14/Jun/08 2nd O/S
duzinga 14/Jun/08 2nd O/S

used left hand crack.

with Jim and Ewan
simonfife 01/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Ken Tebay
dzlhodgson 05/May/08 Lead O/S
with Pete Swan
SecretSquirrel 26/Apr/08 Lead O/S
with Jon_nz
adam carless 26/Apr/08 2nd rpt
with HC~R
Hidden 06/Apr/08 2nd O/S
Hidden 25/Mar/08 2nd O/S
Pilch 12/Jan/08 Lead O/S
with Ed
EdShep 12/Jan/08 2nd O/S
with Pilch
lowersharpnose 01/Jan/08 Lead
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
skittles 25/Nov/07 2nd O/S
Hidden 25/Nov/07 Lead O/S
mankrambler ?/Nov/07 Lead O/S
with CUMC
colin milton 10/Oct/07 Lead
with pep
gazbonutter 30/Sep/07 Lead O/S

Used single crack at the top to make it a HS although felt very dicey and challenged me more than any other HS's have this year in terms of fear welling up inside!

Chris Ellis 01/Sep/07 Lead
with Nige Shaw
Hidden 04/Aug/07 Lead
Milne 14/Jul/07 Lead O/S


tuohy 14/Jul/07 2nd O/S
liamoloughlin ?/Jul/07 Lead
howlingbaboon 25/May/07 2nd O/S
with Rob
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 24/May/07 Solo O/S
Paul-Michael 29/Apr/07 Lead rpt
with Paul Nurse
DerwentDiluted 26/Apr/07 Lead
with Nicola Pettit
Hidden 16/Apr/07 2nd rpt
Andrew Sloan 15/Apr/07 2nd rpt
with scott
craig matheson ?/Apr/07 Solo O/S
ellentaylor 11/Mar/07 2nd O/S

Most leaders seemed to have fear issues at the top of this climb. A Great second!

with Nick Lambert
roverhead ??/2007 2nd

used only one crack at top so made it a grade harder.

with rob aylward
Andrew Sloan 22/Dec/06 2nd O/S
with Steve Grove
Caralynh 27/Oct/06 Lead O/S

considerably harder when cold and wet!

Hidden 27/Oct/06 2nd O/S
Hidden 15/Oct/06 2nd
Hidden 22/Aug/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Aug/06 2nd rpt
Hidden 11/Jul/06 2nd
Hidden 15/Jun/06 Lead dnf
arin78 10/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with Mark
Becky E ?/Jun/06 Lead
Hidden 28/May/06 Solo O/S
Paul-Michael 14/May/06 2nd O/S
with Sally Woodbridge, Nick Hanie
mel holmes ?/May/06 2nd
with nick w
rockclimbingtigger ?/Apr/06 TR dnf

First climb outdoors, was lovely right up tp the crux move and I just didn't have the confidence to pull it off.

with Steve, Phil
dannyboy83 ?/Apr/06 Solo O/S
Nicos 02/Feb/06 Solo O/S
with solo
EAYL 22/Jan/06 2nd
with Miles
rob wmc 12/Nov/05 Lead O/S
with Pete
Jody ?/Nov/05 Lead O/S
with DW
Hidden ?/Oct/05 AltLd
baldcoder 17/Sep/05 Lead O/S
with Little Old Lady
Phil West 29/Aug/05 2nd dnf

Rained off

with Chris Tan
Chris Davids 26/Jul/05 Lead O/S
with Dad
LakesWinter 04/Jun/05 2nd
Hidden 03/Jun/05 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/May/05 2nd rpt
Hedley 28/Aug/04 Lead O/S
with Richard Cole
loose85 26/Aug/04 2nd
Simon Caldwell 11/Jul/04 Lead O/S
with Carmen
Alex Mason ?/Jun/04 Lead

nice route on a nice day

ellie macpherson 01/Nov/03 2nd

Fantastic day, v clear and dry

with mike henesey
Hidden 28/Sep/03 Lead
Phil West 13/Sep/03 Lead O/S
with Mark B
Hidden 01/May/03 Lead O/S
Monk ??/2003 -
Hidden 06/Nov/02 2nd β
loonyclimber ?/Jun/02 Lead
Steerpike 29/Mar/02 Lead O/S
with CMC
Hidden 22/Oct/00 Lead O/S
akhughes ??/2000 -
Hidden 15/Jul/99 Lead
Ian Archer 04/Jul/99 Lead O/S
with Mike Kirby
FrankW 16/May/99 Lead O/S
with Unknown
Milne 01/May/99 Lead O/S

approx date

Hidden 05/Jul/98 2nd
Hidden ?/Jul/98 2nd
five ?/Jul/98 Lead rpt
Hidden ?/Jul/97 Lead O/S
Chris Ellis 15/May/97 2nd
with Martin Veale
icescrew ?/Apr/97 Lead
with Ian Hill
Hidden 09/Mar/97 Solo
kp64zl ?/Oct/96 2nd
with Kirsten
andrewbooth1000 05/Jun/96 Lead
r0b 21/Apr/96 Lead O/S
with Ian Huyton
Roget 26/Nov/95 Solo O/S
with jon
Phil1967 ?/Jun/94 Lead O/S
with Ed
five ?/May/94 Lead O/S
Mick King 17/Jul/93 TR
Hidden 12/Jul/92 2nd
Rog Wilko ?/May/92 Lead
with Debbie Wilkinson
Iain Thow 26/Nov/89 Lead
with Paul Whatley
Raggar 10/Jul/89 -
with Guy C, Clare M
Laramadness 01/May/89 TR
Andy Say 16/Apr/87 Solo
steve prior ?/Feb/87 Solo
Tom V ??/1986 -
Hidden 05/Oct/85 Solo
malc 11/Aug/83 Lead O/S
andy tetsill ?/Apr/83 Lead
with Manchester Poly
babymoac 25/Oct/80 Solo
Hidden 05/Aug/79 Solo
Mark Kemball 08/Mar/75 Solo
rogerskews ??/1971 -
mikej 19/Apr/69 Solo
with Bill Church
Hidden 14/Aug/66 Lead
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