Rockfax Description
The left side of the slab trending right, harder for the short. The final break takes runners. A direct finish is a grade harder. © Rockfax

FA. Colin Mortlock 1964

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Eastern Grit (2006): Top 500, Froggatt to Black Rocks (BMC) - The Grade List, Ron Fawcetts 100 extremes in a day, Pete's 150 Peak Extremes.

bencole 22/Nov Lead O/S

Felt about right at E1 with a couple of pads, very bold without. Did it twice, finishing right and left. Definitely harder on the right.

with Dad
Hidden 17/Oct Solo rpt
Brannock 11/Oct Solo O/S
Hidden 08/Oct Lead
Hidden 29/Sep TR
galpinos 27/Sep 2nd
with Sam
Gudge 24/Sep TR β

Finished on right.

Gudge 24/Sep TR rpt

Finished on left - definitely easier this way!

bobpilgrem 24/Sep TR β

Pleased to get this clean -twice.

with Gudge
Gudge 23/Sep Lead dnf
tom0129 19/Sep TR
stpauliblade 19/Sep TR
amccann 13/Sep Solo rpt
Webster 29/Aug 2nd

did direct finnish using scoop on left, which is the logical line but definitely not E2!

RobScarisbrick 16/Aug 2nd O/S
Hidden 16/Aug 2nd β
andy33 16/Aug Lead O/S
fuzzysheep01 12/Jul Lead O/S
with Pierce Ferris
Hidden 29/Jun TR rpt
Martin Bagshaw 20/Jun Lead O/S
with Ed Green
Deezel65 03/Jun Lead O/S

Great route - really enjoyable

cragtyke 03/Jun 2nd

not cleanly , long reach

with Ross
amccann 25/May Solo rpt
MSchobitz 25/May Lead rpt
amccann 17/May Solo rpt
Jake Young 17/May Lead O/S
with Alex M
PeteWilson 01/May Lead O/S
with Dave
GLH80 19/Apr TR RP
Albachoss 16/Apr Lead O/S
with Dan
jonhowson 14/Apr TR dog
with Neil J
charley 25/Mar Lead rpt
with Jack
jack01 25/Mar Lead O/S
with charley
Andy Peak 1 12/Feb Lead

Cud not bring myself to pop for the jug. not feeling rite today

with phill ukc
GuyVG 18/Jan Sent rpt

the wrong kind of emptiness upon topping out

jcw ??/2015 -
bantamdave 30/Nov/14 TR O/S
with Brian
bantamdave 30/Nov/14 TR rpt
with Brian
Hidden 30/Nov/14 TR
Hidden 17/Oct/14 TR rpt
Tommy Moore 16/Oct/14 TR O/S

One to come back for.

whitehouse_rhys 10/Oct/14 Solo rpt
with Will Lord
Calum Wadsworth 05/Oct/14 Lead O/S

Certainly not an E2 but dead nice non the less.

with micki
Matt Harmon 05/Oct/14 Lead dnf

couldn't quite commit to the move up off ledge despite having a pad below

with Fran
MSchobitz 05/Oct/14 Lead β

One hard move to reach the ledges, especially when you cannot reach and need to smear. Bomber gear in the break at the top for the tricky finish.

Hidden 05/Oct/14 Lead β
Hidden 05/Oct/14 Solo O/S
tsjx 05/Oct/14 Lead O/S
with Dave C, John Mc
Hidden 05/Oct/14 Sent O/S
Hidden 05/Oct/14 Solo rpt
amccann 05/Oct/14 Solo rpt
TobyA 28/Sep/14 2nd RP

Slipped off carelessly on my first go.

with Tom R
Hidden 28/Sep/14 TR dog
stevelismore 28/Sep/14 TR

Started lead but courage ran out when the holds did so accepted Will's top-rope.

with Will Cook
tmawer 26/Sep/14 TR O/S
with Kasha
Kim M 21/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Nige
Hidden 31/Aug/14 2nd
robgixer 31/Aug/14 Lead O/S
hipyhop 30/Aug/14 TR rpt

TR'd 3 times to figure out best way to lead.

with Cherelle
BRoe 21/Aug/14 Solo O/S

Was tempted to crack out a hand roll mid route but thought better of it ;)

with Millard, whitehouse_rhys
andy28th 21/Aug/14 Lead RP
lena.drapella 11/Aug/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 06/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Coel Hellier 03/Aug/14 Lead
monkey_yan 03/Aug/14 2nd dog
widdlestickmcpoos 03/Aug/14 Lead O/S
al123 ?/Aug/14 Solo
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 20/Jul/14 Lead rpt
Hidden 20/Jul/14 2nd O/S
RosePearson 29/Jun/14 Lead β

belayed alex l. first and clipped his cams in the break as too much faff to remove - i.e. in poor style.

cpforbes 28/Jun/14 TR O/S
FraserMcClennan 28/Jun/14 TR
robman 22/Jun/14 Solo rpt
Hidden 22/Jun/14 TR O/S
Lawrence Beesley-Peck 13/Jun/14 Solo β
Teappleby 12/Jun/14 Solo

a bit reachy and thought my feet were going to slide as I tried to long it out in the baking heat. Great route though.

Hidden 12/Jun/14 Lead O/S
g1m147 08/Jun/14 Lead
oread 08/Jun/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 08/Jun/14 2nd
dom94 05/Jun/14 Lead O/S
JEP 03/Jun/14 Lead rpt
alooker 21/May/14 Lead rpt
with Ed
MrBIond 21/May/14 Sent
mrteale 21/May/14 Sent β
karol dubas 05/May/14 Solo rpt
with Pawel
AshBash 24/Apr/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 24/Apr/14 Solo β
cheeky 10/Apr/14 Lead rpt
with Dave Rich
Hidden 30/Mar/14 Solo rpt
samwillo 23/Feb/14 Solo
with Jay
Jay C 23/Feb/14 Solo
with Sam W
Matthew Ferrier 22/Feb/14 Solo O/S
Alex Hallam 16/Feb/14 TR O/S

No mats and an already suffering ankle, but solid at E1 I'd say.

adie84 ??/2014 -
Frank the Husky ??/2014 -
Hidden ??/2014 -
mike mo ??/2014 -
mike mo ??/2014 -
Hidden ??/2014 Solo
mileshill540 ??/2014 Lead
drysori 29/Dec/13 Solo
JamesTurnbull97 26/Dec/13 Lead O/S

really nice slab climbing

ashtond6 07/Dec/13 Solo rpt

good, felt harder than last time

LivinITlarge 23/Nov/13 Lead rpt
with Alice Rutter, Dave Wheeler, Joe
Hidden 10/Nov/13 Lead rpt
alooker 08/Nov/13 Lead β

Done kayak before, this time finished direct

teh_mark 08/Nov/13 2nd dog

Direct finish (but possibly came out a bit too far left). Fell off low down on the slab.

Duncan Campbell 07/Nov/13 Solo O/S

Felt pretty OK at E1 5b (and I'm a shortie) Had some pads, but still felt like a solo...

with Robbie
Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing 07/Nov/13 Solo
Hidden 04/Nov/13 Solo rpt
Matt Cooke 06/Oct/13 Lead O/S
with Andrew Cooke
James Oakes 05/Oct/13 Solo rpt
Hidden 29/Sep/13 Lead O/S
mark4344 29/Sep/13 TR
mikealexpayne 26/Sep/13 TR
philboy 20/Sep/13 TR
with matt g
Hidden 18/Sep/13 2nd O/S
Fragmod 18/Sep/13 Lead
Alex Eperon 08/Sep/13 2nd O/S
GuyVG 07/Sep/13 Solo rpt

forgot how to do the first bit for a while

with crew
Haydn Jones 02/Sep/13 Lead O/S

No mats

with duncan
Reedymc 01/Sep/13 Lead O/S
MaccMark 11/Aug/13 2nd
with Tim
Graham Atkins 29/Jul/13 Solo O/S
admackie 21/Jul/13 Solo

above mats

Daniel Heath 10/Jul/13 Solo rpt

Seconded once before. Stood there for 10 minutes then went dynamic before I had a chance to think. Horrible sticky weather.

Jim Slater 03/Jul/13 Lead O/S
stevelismore 03/Jul/13 2nd O/S

Would be a bold lead but enjoyed it as a second. The last move involves pulling on a tiny crimp so a bit challenging for people with weedy fingers (like me!)

Budge 14/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Ade
Alex Winter 02/Jun/13 Lead

Embarrassingly asked for a safety leash after going for the solo. Went back up with a couple of cams afterwards. Didn't think the final move was as trivial as the guide suggested.

with A. Monks, M. Gibbings, J. Iles-Smith
Hidden 02/Jun/13 Solo
Pero 01/Jun/13 TR
Joughton 19/May/13 Sent O/S

Higher than expected, pretty committing for me to slap as I'm on the shorter end of the bell curve...

Hidden 08/May/13 TR O/S
Rachel Slater 30/Apr/13 2nd O/S
Olli-C 30/Apr/13 Lead O/S

I'll take E1 because i'm tall. First slab in a while so was a little shaky.

onlyfoddington 13/Apr/13 2nd O/S

Think I did the direct finish - which seemed pretty cool.

with Adam
Tamati 06/Apr/13 Lead O/S
alooker ?/Apr/13 Lead O/S
ashtond6 12/Jan/13 Solo O/S
bclifton ??/2013 Lead
tinab ??/2013 Lead
James Oswald 16/Nov/12 Sent O/S

A fairly committing top move. A little scary

with Colin Angus
Hidden 11/Nov/12 Solo rpt
ianstevens 07/Nov/12 Lead O/S
TomMorgan 07/Nov/12 Lead O/S
Chris_barr 03/Nov/12 Solo
with Guy, Jon
GuyVG 03/Nov/12 Solo rpt

can can break walk

with Oli the kid, Billy the kid, Jon and Barr
Hidden 03/Nov/12 Solo rpt
gazfellows 28/Oct/12 2nd

did the 5c finish, good moves....

with Billy
madasten 27/Oct/12 Lead O/S

Easy E1 (but I am 6'2").

with Gaz
LJC 27/Oct/12 Solo O/S
ben.richards 27/Oct/12 Solo O/S

direct finish

LakesWinter 21/Oct/12 Lead rpt

Pretty easy, E1.

J.Wells 21/Oct/12 Sent O/S
with Matt, Mark Rankine
Sam Simpson 06/Oct/12 2nd O/S

easy at E1, no idea why E2

Hidden 06/Oct/12 Solo
simon_D 02/Oct/12 Sent


manwithacam 22/Sep/12 2nd
with Mark
mark4344 16/Sep/12 TR
with Andy Philipson, Matt Payne
cheeky 16/Sep/12 TR O/S
with Mark Philipson, Andy
Climbster 15/Sep/12 2nd β
with Ian
Bloke on a Rope 12/Sep/12 Lead O/S

Put the whole rack on for this bad-boy and used 1 piece of pro, that's what i call indecision!

with Matt
Ross.Cooper 09/Sep/12 Lead O/S

Hard for short-asses like me!

yarrow 09/Sep/12 2nd dog
Hidden 02/Sep/12 TR O/S
Hidden 02/Sep/12 Lead rpt
Lilla Horvath 02/Sep/12 TR O/S
with Will
Lunar25 31/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with Dave LE
Hidden 31/Aug/12 2nd O/S
Chris Craggs 22/Aug/12 2nd
with Steve Cunnington, Graham Parkes
Hidden 11/Aug/12 2nd dog
Dan Geh 28/Jul/12 Lead O/S

Glad I had gear in for the top move!

tgeh 28/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with adam jordan, dan geh
AMJ098 28/Jul/12 -
with Dan Geh
WillDoyle 28/Jul/12 Lead RP
kenneM 22/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Davey Luke, M_W_Court
rurp 17/Jul/12 Lead rpt

morpho, e1 5b if tall @ pads. e2 5c if short @ no pads. great climbing either way

ianjfsutcliffe 09/Jul/12 Lead rpt

Up the left arÍte to the break, traversed across to centre and up through Kayak finish. E1?

with Coatesy
Richard P Coates 09/Jul/12 2nd O/S
Hidden ?/Jul/12 2nd
pie_eater_pete 25/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with bwestwood
eburki1 05/Jun/12 2nd dog
KevInLincoln 05/Jun/12 TR

came off once but got to the top - fitst time on an e climb

with ed birkett
gavinpeach 01/Jun/12 2nd O/S
tolly_60 01/Jun/12 TR dog

Fell on the crux twice but nailed it the third time. really nice route.

with Andrew Deacon, Gavin Peach
deacondeacon 01/Jun/12 Lead

Climbed twice, once with a pad, once on the lead. Direct finish both times. Still felt E2 5B

tdan0504 24/May/12 -
with Nina Dudak, Hubert Feret, Bartosz Inglot, Beata Slopien
Oceanic 20/May/12 -

I think the crux move is 5a,5b or 5c - depending on your height. Overall the route felt E1 5b to me, might have felt harder if I hadn't cheated and put a bouldering mat below the crux.

Karl Wooffindin 13/May/12 2nd O/S

A superb lead by Nick. Lovely route to follow. I wouldn't fancy it myself on the lead!

with Nick D
Hidden 13/May/12 Lead O/S
a13x 06/May/12 Lead O/S
charley 03/May/12 2nd O/S
with JackD, Ange
Jackwd 03/May/12 Lead O/S

Another one that I managed to make harder! Oh well, really nice climbing and amazed by the E2 tick. Just a very bold E1, but i'll take E2 ;)

valentinesbabe 03/May/12 TR O/S

Excellent lead by Jack. Pleased to have this clean as left knee had given up and was unable to bend it much so had to work the moves so right leg was doing all the work! Would be a scary lead as there is no gear for the crux move.

dominic lee 31/Mar/12 Solo
AlexRenshaw 25/Mar/12 Lead
pete1993 21/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Mar/12 2nd
Hidden 18/Mar/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 18/Mar/12 Solo O/S
tdan0504 11/Mar/12 -
with Bartosz Inglot, Bat Casale
sopaz 10/Mar/12 2nd
monsteratt 10/Mar/12 Lead O/S

Exciting. The holds are all there, but they take a bit of finding

with Nick Whimster
Gareth Bowen 06/Mar/12 Lead RP

Flashed on a top rope. Used pads.

with Dave Whitely
Hidden 01/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Jan/12 TR O/S
Alex Thompson 15/Jan/12 Sent dnf

Backed off the traverse...

with Nick Allen
tuftynick 14/Jan/12 Sent
with andy benson, ben winston
Hidden 14/Jan/12 Sent β
greenclimb 14/Jan/12 Sent x
nickwhimster ??/2012 2nd rpt
maddy.c ??/2012 Lead
Dan Mckinlay ??/2012 -
Sam Melville ??/2012 -
Mike Warner ??/2012 2nd O/S
Tony Kartawick ??/2012 -
Hidden ??/2012 -
Hidden 02/Dec/11 2nd O/S
Alex@home 02/Dec/11 Lead rpt

it's not that hard and it's not that high and i've done it before so why did it take me so long to commit to the step right to the scoop. still got a buzz off it tho

with Dave
Hidden 27/Nov/11 Solo rpt
DeanD 06/Nov/11 TR O/S
ffdalton 06/Nov/11 TR dog

Top roped, easy climb to the horizontal break. Dogged the break, need to practise this then return to a posative lead

with Dean Dalton
Andy Peak 1 30/Oct/11 -
with mark longrige
Hidden 22/Oct/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 22/Oct/11 Lead
Matt Reid 16/Oct/11 Lead O/S

very reachy

with joe dobson
joe.91 16/Oct/11 2nd O/S

Tried to lead but couldn't reach the good hold, down climbed then matt took the lead and could actually reach the hold! Then seconded it and managed to reach the good hold by yarding on a quarter pad mono then slapping! Felt hard for 5b, probably 5c for my height!

Alistair Corbett 28/Sep/11 Lead O/S
with Harry
shouter 28/Sep/11 Lead
Jack00 03/Sep/11 Solo O/S
nathan foster 03/Sep/11 Solo O/S
tom.ireson 22/Aug/11 2nd rpt

Just as good second time round! lovely route.

with George Newham
Marti999 07/Aug/11 Solo O/S
stephenhartley 07/Aug/11 Lead
with Claire Sorrell
rich_hw 14/Jul/11 Lead β
with James, JohnBramwell
tdan0504 04/Jul/11 TR dog
with Bat Casale
al99 02/Jul/11 Lead O/S
centurion05 02/Jul/11 2nd
with benji
gingerwolf 26/Jun/11 2nd O/S
Double Knee Bar 26/Jun/11 2nd O/S
with Iain
dprctr 25/Jun/11 Lead O/S
masonwoods101 14/Jun/11 Solo β
Dr Toph 14/Jun/11 Solo O/S

Reachy. Thought-provoking top section

robman 02/Jun/11 Solo O/S
with john ayrton
JRae 30/May/11 Lead
Cossar 25/May/11 TR
with Si
peaches69 25/May/11 TR O/S
with adam, sarah
Chris Craggs 19/May/11 2nd

Straight-forward for the tall!

with Graham Parkes
Steve Waters, Mynydd 19/May/11 2nd
mtempest 19/May/11 Lead
with Steve Waters, Mynydd
Mr. K 10/May/11 2nd β
Dan Lane 19/Apr/11 Lead O/S

not even close to E2. I found it easy E1, but i could reach up to the good hold...

with Martin Kocsis
Hidden 10/Apr/11 TR
Hidden 02/Apr/11 Solo O/S
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 02/Apr/11 Lead rpt
Hidden 02/Apr/11 Solo rpt
andil 02/Apr/11 2nd
al123 02/Apr/11 Solo O/S

did the normal finish and the direct version. both E1. fun though

Lewis Andrew ?/Apr/11 Solo O/S
sharpie530 27/Mar/11 Lead O/S

gave ollie a fright half way up!

with ollie b
Hidden 25/Mar/11 Solo rpt
belay bunny turned bad 25/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with loundsy
Ollie B 23/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with M.Rankine
Hidden 19/Mar/11 Lead
Chalky Cat 17/Mar/11 2nd O/S
with Dom
Peakology 17/Mar/11 Lead O/S

Did a strange top out slightly right of the right finish on a tiny crimp and a pebble. Need to go back and do the proper finish.

with cat
C coldwell-storry 26/Feb/11 Solo β
with rob lay, Mike Thomas
Rob1988 26/Feb/11 Sent O/S
with Cal
gazfellows 24/Feb/11 2nd

I say more 5c .

with shaun d
Hidden 12/Feb/11 Lead RP
johniebriggs ?/Feb/11 TR
tom.ireson ?/Feb/11 Lead RP

Tried on solo then backed off, set a top rope and realised I should have tried it on lead instead. Good fun if you like delicate slabs. Don't believe the guide book, there is definitely one more tricky move after getting the gear!

with Emilio Bachini, Henry Jenkins
Dave Warburton 22/Jan/11 Lead rpt

No pads this time, nice route. Definately worth taking a cam and rope for top break - then you can have fun mantling, ignoring obvious holds...

with Tom Nichols, HuwGoodal
Hidden 22/Jan/11 2nd O/S
jfane ??/2011 Solo O/S
Ahab ??/2011 Lead O/S
mwatson ??/2011 -
cymjt ??/2011 -
Hidden 21/Nov/10 TR O/S
Daniel Heath 20/Nov/10 2nd β
TRFrost 20/Nov/10 Solo O/S
migs493 20/Nov/10 Lead O/S

One move wonder, but quite cheeky!

with Dan
benkelsey 20/Nov/10 Lead O/S

sexy little move :D

with Allun, Remus Knowles
harvie 14/Nov/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 13/Nov/10 Solo β
Hidden 13/Nov/10 Solo O/S
feilx 13/Nov/10 Lead O/S

wimped out and used the left arret

with Floris
nic42 07/Nov/10 2nd rpt
with Fran, Jack
Hidden 07/Nov/10 Lead O/S
bigdrew 30/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with Mark R
mark20 30/Oct/10 Lead β

With Andy's gear in the break

joese7en 25/Oct/10 Lead O/S
Don Jebus 25/Oct/10 Lead O/S

both direct and original route ticked.

Ram MkiV 16/Oct/10 Solo

with direct finish as bottled normal finish. Didn't do finger distance (why we came) as it started raining.

with guy and lee coops
tatz45 12/Oct/10 Lead O/S

Definitely worth taking a rope and a couple of cams, top isn't a formality. Nice route.

Oli 12/Oct/10 2nd rpt
with Tats
FlorianCastagne 26/Sep/10 Solo O/S

A bit of fear at the end

ojp 25/Sep/10 2nd O/S
with Dave
Dave Foster 25/Sep/10 Lead O/S

Steady away for the tall. Really good climbing.

with Si
PeteH 21/Sep/10 Solo O/S
mikeski 21/Sep/10 Solo
with PeteH
Laurence Everitt 18/Sep/10 Lead O/S

a little scary, don't think i'll lead it again any time soon

with Mark D
Mark D 18/Sep/10 2nd O/S
Peakpdr 09/Sep/10 -
with P. Mitchell
chrisallan 05/Sep/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 05/Sep/10 Lead O/S
mikej 31/Aug/10 TR
with Rick Naylor
LankyPaddy 15/Aug/10 Solo O/S
DaveFidler 04/Aug/10 Solo rpt
with Arron Quinn
JamieSparkes 01/Aug/10 2nd β
Nick1812P 01/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Jamie
LivinITlarge 31/Jul/10 Lead O/S

Did the direct route at E2 5c lovely line

with Joe
Bill Lawrence 28/Jul/10 Solo O/S

really nice climbing, little bit hairy mid-route

with Bradley Cowley, oaksi2
James Oakes 28/Jul/10 Sent O/S
Hidden 25/Jul/10 2nd
Hidden 19/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Mike Goldthorp 18/Jul/10 Solo O/S

Top bit would be scary on solo if you weren't a confident 5b/c climber, but overall makes for a really good solo

nickwhimster 18/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Tom
Hidden 15/Jul/10 TR rpt
Jon Dittman 11/Jul/10 Lead
theotherpetehill 10/Jul/10 Solo β

R hand finish

jacobjacob 10/Jul/10 Solo O/S
popebenedictus 17/Jun/10 Solo O/S

left hand finish

adrianscott 17/Jun/10 Lead O/S

went for the right hand finish. awesome!

popebenedictus 17/Jun/10 2nd rpt

right hand finish

Hidden 30/May/10 Lead rpt
bfreeman 15/May/10 Solo β
with Dave Westlake
rustyclimber91 25/Apr/10 Solo dnf

Got half way up and bottled it... short arse couldn't reack the break... :(

Graeme Hammond 24/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Tony
Andy Moles 21/Apr/10 Solo β

asked neil to check the top-out for me to make sure i wasn't committing to an elephant's arse, otherwise o/s. fine with pads but would have to be E2 without i think.

with Neil, Ferdia
Hidden 18/Apr/10 TR
thomasadixon 17/Apr/10 Lead O/S

Watched (super tall) Mike skip the hard moves before me! Cheers to the guys who lent us a rope an gear.

with Mike, Lisa
Harry Holmes 15/Apr/10 Solo O/S
with Fergus Cuthill, Ian Burton, Lyndsey Mackay
burto 15/Apr/10 Solo O/S
Fergus Cuthill 15/Apr/10 Solo O/S
jscoles ?/Apr/10 Solo dnf

did the crux...got over half height...foot popped after a mince...fell off...bounced down the curbar... gutted.

with Tom Baker
Hidden ?/Apr/10 Solo O/S
Pown 17/Mar/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Mar/10 Lead O/S
tom.e 17/Mar/10 Lead β
with Dave
Spoons 20/Feb/10 2nd RP
with smokeyj
Hidden 01/Feb/10 Solo O/S
smokeyj ?/Feb/10 Lead
with Rachel
alexrafferty1986 31/Jan/10 2nd β
with Ian Sutcliffe
ianjfsutcliffe 31/Jan/10 Lead RP

After the afore-mentioned mare on Canoe, I don't know why I thought this was a good idea... Much deliberation got me as far as the good right hand just below the break. Head f**k led to jump/dash down the slab to big impact on the mat. Repeated this, with bigger, more painful impact. Raff abbed down and placed a cam. I danced up the route, clipped the cam and topped out. Curbar 2 - Sutcliffe 0.

DaveFidler 01/Jan/10 Solo rpt
scott gibson ??/2010 -
TonyF ??/2010 -
Hidden ??/2010 -
Hidden ??/2010 Lead
LakesWinter 12/Dec/09 Lead O/S

Lots of fun, over pretty quickly once I committed.

with Cake
Cake 12/Dec/09 Lead O/S

Take friends. It might be scary if you don't

with Matt
dominic lee 12/Dec/09 Solo rpt
Jonathan Hall 10/Dec/09 Lead

Definately harder for the short. More like HVS for the 6' plus!

disturbed_one51 10/Dec/09 2nd
with Wee man
crobinson 05/Dec/09 2nd
Tom Last 05/Dec/09 Lead O/S
with Chester
jkarran 18/Oct/09 Lead

Seems steady for the tall. Nice finishing moves.

with Aly, Pete
petellis 18/Oct/09 2nd rpt
nathanlee 17/Oct/09 Solo O/S

first e - grade

Paulos 13/Oct/09 Lead
pipof747 ?/Oct/09 Solo O/S
Tim W 20/Sep/09 Lead O/S

Direct finish

danm 14/Sep/09 2nd
with Ed Thatcher
Hidden 17/Aug/09 Lead rpt
Dave Warburton 11/Aug/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 08/Aug/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 08/Jul/09 Lead
A Crook 05/Jul/09 2nd
Hidden 14/Jun/09 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/09 Solo
Hidden 23/May/09 Lead β
Kyuzo ?/May/09 -
Dan 85 18/Apr/09 Solo O/S

Agreed, rack up for that last bit!!

with Rich
GuyVG 31/Mar/09 Solo O/S

absorbing climb. one pad. first grit E2. rockfax description misleading, gear in last break is very much advised.

with Mikey
w.pettet-smith 15/Mar/09 -

top move around the pocket is awesome the crux is at a sensible height.

with claire jane carter
Hidden 14/Mar/09 2nd
Hidden 22/Feb/09 Lead O/S
mattcyp88 22/Feb/09 Lead O/S

Not sure if wandered too far to the right. Seemed hard compared to the "e2" direct finish.

Twisty 24/Jan/09 Solo O/S

Really nice, commiting after the crux, and the top isn't as round as it appears

koopa ??/2009 TR
hrgcb ??/2009 Lead
with Joe Prinold
Hidden ??/2009 -
Hidden ??/2009 Lead β
DaveFidler ??/2009 TR O/S
Hidden 08/Dec/08 2nd O/S
Hidden 08/Dec/08 Solo O/S
metal arms 06/Dec/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Dec/08 2nd
Gambit 22/Nov/08 Solo
with Guiom
HamishD 16/Nov/08 Lead O/S
with Luke Lindsay
kevp 12/Nov/08 Lead O/S

Just before Atilla snapped his Tib and Fib on

with Atilla
Jeronimo 01/Nov/08 Solo O/S

No pad, no spotter (well, does Mary really count?) Really good slab. Nice moves, only a tad precarious. But the best bit? Graeme couldn't do it :D

PenJD 16/Oct/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Oct/08 Lead O/S
lowersharpnose 16/Oct/08 Lead rpt
with Jim Walton, postmanpat
Hidden 11/Oct/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Oct/08 Solo rpt
Teslan26 11/Oct/08 Lead β
gw66 11/Oct/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Oct/08 Lead rpt
felixthelion 27/Sep/08 Solo
tomB 13/Sep/08 Solo β
jonnyboy 13/Sep/08 Lead β

1 fall a bit ago from the break

with Jody Newman
mshorter 07/Sep/08 Solo
sparkass 07/Sep/08 Solo O/S
figfour 07/Sep/08 Solo O/S

tried to back off, accidentally climbed harder direct finish! seemed way easier for shortys such as myself.

Hidden 04/Sep/08 Solo β
Brown 04/Sep/08 Solo O/S
centurion05 30/Aug/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 23/Aug/08 Solo
Phil Jennings 14/Aug/08 Lead O/S
Skell 20/Jul/08 Solo O/S
wingalina 29/Jun/08 2nd O/S
with jamesturnbull
pebbles 15/Jun/08 TR dog

no runners till almost the very top on this - after the big blank section, (although the top is very thin too)

Hidden 09/Jun/08 TR O/S
alaan 04/Jun/08 Solo rpt
Hidden 26/May/08 Lead rpt
Hidden 26/May/08 TR dog
swoosh 26/May/08 Lead
with Dan Waters
jibberingwreck 20/May/08 Lead O/S
with Marcus
gb83 26/Apr/08 Lead β

superb :-) although gear comes after the majority of the dramas

sce8 26/Apr/08 Lead β

First E grade :)

with John Sergeant
masa-alpin 26/Apr/08 2nd β

Gemma's first E2 (or Extreme?) lead (head-pointing, also using the cam left in-situ by Steve, who had just head-pointed. I seconded and found the crux was 5c for me, a shortie. Then Graeme lead it as his first clearn Extreme lead and E2!

with Steve El, Chris (Graeme's pal), Gemma F, Graeme B
flat eric 19/Apr/08 2nd O/S

Tried the lead, but I'm not as tall as I thought. Plus didn't fancy the dodgy smears without any pro, so I let Tom have it instead.

Hidden 19/Apr/08 Lead O/S
Simon Davenport 13/Apr/08 Lead O/S
with Brian and Dave
galpinos 23/Feb/08 Sent rpt

Previously seconded 2 years ago? Felt fine.

with Neil, Mark and Nick V
Hidden 19/Feb/08 Solo O/S
jamesturnbull ??/2008 Solo
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
Hidden ??/2008 -
John Sergeant ??/2008 Lead
kingholmesy ??/2008 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2008 Lead β
alaan 30/Dec/07 Lead O/S
with Adam
Hidden 14/Dec/07 Solo dnf
Hidden 14/Dec/07 TR rpt
Chris the Tall 21/Oct/07 Solo rpt

Finally conquered my nemesis, 5 years on from the fall. Very nervy, backed off it twice, heady mixture of adrenalin, elation and relief when I got to the top

mikekeswick ?/Oct/07 TR O/S
with gill
dp1 15/Sep/07 TR
Oliver Sherman 04/Aug/07 Solo O/S

"Sketched ascent". Probably a bit too close to breaking something for my own comfort. Have to go back and do it without a whimper in the middle!

with Sophie Whyte
Hidden 28/Jul/07 Solo rpt
Hidden 24/Jul/07 Lead O/S
Peakology 10/Jul/07 Solo O/S

up down up down. Stare at hold.....step up not breathing. Direct finish. Top. Head rush. Much shouting.

liamoloughlin ?/Jul/07 Lead O/S


mattyork2 24/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with Olly Pollard
Hidden 23/Jun/07 Lead rpt
Wharncliffebabe 23/Jun/07 2nd RP

Hard at 5'4" tall

with Cragspud
cragspud 23/Jun/07 TR
with Wharncliffebabe
Richard Hall 10/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with Sam Kendrick
Hidden ?/Jun/07 Solo O/S
Hidden 26/May/07 Solo O/S
Hidden 14/May/07 Lead rpt
Hidden 12/May/07 Lead dog
Nick Taylor 12/May/07 Lead RP
AJ007 22/Apr/07 Lead β
with Dan
dan gibson 22/Apr/07 Solo rpt
with AJ
Hidden 20/Apr/07 Lead rpt
Iggy_B 15/Apr/07 Lead

Did direct finish, claims to be harder but it is just as easy!

with Simon Troop
v.jester ?/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Lucy
b.hayley ?/Apr/07 Lead rpt
craig matheson ?/Apr/07 Solo O/S
Alex Mason 12/Mar/07 Lead

walk in the park when you trust your feet and/or over 5'10"

with Vash and Lucy
Tim Steward 11/Mar/07 Lead O/S
with Joe Worsnip
Nicos 28/Jan/07 Solo rpt
Somerset swede basher 26/Jan/07 Lead O/S
with Nick Selmes
Rob Kennard ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 2nd
Dom Whillans ??/2007 Lead
Phill Mitch ??/2007 Lead O/S
with gaz
Nicos 16/Dec/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Dec/06 Solo O/S
Cragrat Rich 26/Nov/06 Solo O/S

No mat ascent. Found smear move easy to reach better holds... I`m 5'10 by the way. Better led than soloed I think as the top is unnecessarily worrying without the (bomber) gear

Hidden 26/Nov/06 Solo O/S
Hidden 07/Nov/06 2nd rpt
adam carless 07/Nov/06 Lead β

Via the small persons version - move right a bit lower. Did have a mat at the bottom, but I'd forgotten about that at the crux.

Ed Booth 05/Nov/06 Solo O/S
D Berry 04/Nov/06 Lead RP

Led clean first go today, after several 'down climbs' from the long stretch.

with Claire Berry
Hidden 04/Nov/06 Lead O/S
david morse 04/Nov/06 2nd
with chris todd
Hidden 21/Oct/06 Solo O/S
Hidden 07/Oct/06 Lead dnf
ArnaudG 07/Oct/06 Solo O/S
with Steve Pardoe
tumbling wizard 16/Sep/06 Lead O/S
nic42 16/Sep/06 Lead O/S
with dru, Fred
tallsop 11/Sep/06 2nd
with Sammy wce
Col Allott 09/Sep/06 Solo O/S
Sidekick ?/Sep/06 Lead O/S
BruceW 20/Aug/06 Lead O/S

Excellent climb!

with Al W., Julian
Hidden 15/Aug/06 TR rpt
Owen W-G 06/Aug/06 Lead O/S

No mat. Wished I had one!

with Simon Denison
Hidden 11/Jul/06 TR
reg_measures 24/Jun/06 Solo rpt
with Jorge
dan gibson 17/Jun/06 Solo rpt
with helen gibson
petellis 10/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with Ally
Martin Haworth ?/Jun/06 Lead β
with Richard
Hidden 28/May/06 Solo O/S
reg_measures 18/Feb/06 Solo rpt
Oli 15/Feb/06 Lead RP

Did it ground up, as fell off during downclimbing after backing off the crux and retreating to the ground.

with Jon
Woollyfoot 13/Feb/06 Solo O/S
Mark Riley 06/Feb/06 Solo β
drysori ?/Feb/06 Lead β

Top move a little harder than anticipated.

with DaveG
Si dH 21/Jan/06 Lead O/S

Definitely not a boulder problem!

with Stephen
Hidden 21/Jan/06 Solo O/S
Hidden 13/Jan/06 Lead
Boy ??/2006 -
Jon Greengrass ??/2006 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2006 -
Hidden ??/2006 Lead
Benjones45_99 ??/2006 TR
with Rob Adie
Ed Booth ??/2006 Solo O/S
UndercoverElephant ??/2006 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2006 -
Hidden ?/Dec/05 -
bronsonite 19/Nov/05 Solo O/S
nathanmanc ?/Nov/05 Solo β
fizzy_elephant ?/Oct/05 Solo O/S
Gman ?/Jun/05 2nd O/S
with Carl
reg_measures 22/May/05 Solo rpt
cem 22/May/05 Lead O/S
with Dan Muldoon
Phil West 23/Apr/05 Lead rpt
with Shaun Walby
Andy Clarke 23/Apr/05 Lead dog

Fell off when I misread the moves on my first attempt and landed neatly in Johnny's arms. Crux felt fine second go, but then slipped on the much easier top section - fortunately after putting in gear - so blew the ground up as well! Sigh.

with Johnny
Hidden ?/Apr/05 TR
Iggy_B ?/Mar/05 Solo RP
Hidden ?/Mar/05 Solo O/S
darren1 04/Jan/05 -
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe ??/2005 -
Coel Hellier ??/2005 Lead
Andrew Barker ??/2005 Lead O/S

Can't remember the month, just remember nearly faling off getting to the break because I tried to do the move in a reachy way.

Pete Graham ??/2005 Solo
with Dave Morris
Hidden ??/2005 Lead O/S
Mark A Humphries 15/Nov/04 Lead O/S
with Jim
Stig 01/Oct/04 2nd dog

Tried to lead but backed off. V reachy for me.

with Charlie Reade-Jahn
ali_robb ?/Jul/04 Solo O/S
dannyboy83 ?/May/04 Solo O/S
Smelly Fox 12/Apr/04 Lead O/S
with Slim Beam
malc 06/Mar/04 TR
with Paul S
Ram MkiV ??/2004 Lead O/S

my first climb with mase the ace. been downhill ever since.

with Alex Mason
Brian Rodgers ??/2004 Sent
Hidden ??/2004 -
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 21/Sep/03 Solo O/S
rapidrich 05/Sep/03 Solo O/S
Hidden 28/Jun/03 Solo O/S
mel holmes 26/Jun/03 2nd
Mark Collins 21/Jun/03 Lead O/S
with Dean & Scott
Hidden 21/Jun/03 2nd O/S
Hidden 20/Apr/03 Lead
Daniel Armitage 12/Mar/03 Lead O/S
Jus ?/Mar/03 Solo O/S
reg_measures 19/Feb/03 Solo O/S
chris warner ?/Feb/03 2nd
with john roberts
chris warner ?/Feb/03 Lead
with john roberts
Hidden ??/2003 2nd O/S
tuftynick ??/2003 -
Hidden 02/Dec/02 Solo O/S
Chris the Tall ?/Oct/02 Solo dnf

Fell about 10 ft whilst trying to back off - it was damp and i was in a bad mood

Hidden 22/Sep/02 TR
m675bowsl ?/Jun/02 Solo
Hidden 08/May/02 Solo
Hidden ??/2002 2nd O/S
Urgles ??/2002 TR O/S
petekeron ??/2002 TR O/S
with Mally Johnson
petekeron ??/2002 TR O/S
Hidden 30/May/01 Solo
Dave Bond 18/May/01 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Jan/01 Solo
Hidden ??/2001 Lead rpt
CrashMat Rob 27/Dec/00 TR
with Miles, Martin Whelan, Nicky
Hidden 16/Sep/00 Solo RP
Hidden ?/Jul/00 Solo O/S
Hidden 28/May/00 Lead
tommytwotone 06/May/00 Solo β
John Southworth 30/Apr/00 Solo O/S
cragspud ??/2000 Lead RP
Hidden ??/2000 -
tlr ??/2000 Lead
Hidden ??/2000 -
marcoleptic ??/2000 Solo
with Ben
alan moore ??/2000 -

E2. Crux a long way up.

nige pacer 11/Nov/99 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Oct/99 Lead
Hidden ?/Aug/99 2nd
Jon Read ?/Aug/99 -
Hidden 04/Jul/99 Lead
Ropeboy 13/Jun/99 Solo
Hidden 11/Oct/98 Solo
Phil West 26/Sep/98 Solo RP

Shunted twice first.

Hidden 04/Jul/98 Lead
PaulTanton ?/Jun/98 Lead O/S
with Dave Taylor
Hidden 27/Mar/98 Solo O/S
Obi-Wan is lost... 21/Oct/97 Solo
chris sm 30/Jul/97 Solo
WB 09/Mar/97 Solo O/S
Hidden 09/Mar/97 Solo
craig d ??/1997 -
Hidden ??/1997 -
Hidden 23/Sep/96 TR
Hidden 12/Jul/95 TR
Hidden ?/May/95 Lead O/S
Sean Kelly ?/Apr/95 AltLd
with Brian Hall
nai ??/1995 2nd
Rich Kirby ??/1995 Lead O/S
Billg ?/Oct/94 Solo
Hidden 15/Aug/94 TR O/S
Dave Musgrove 04/Jul/94 -
Mick King 15/Aug/93 TR
IanD353 ?/Jun/93 Lead O/S
Laramadness 16/Sep/92 Solo
Ena 13/Sep/92 2nd rpt
with Mark Courtiour
Tony Little 15/Aug/92 Solo O/S
with Merk
Chris the Tall ?/May/92 TR
with Bill G
Hidden 22/Mar/92 TR
Chris Reid 26/Jan/92 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/1992 Lead
Ena 27/Oct/91 Lead O/S
with Dick
Hidden 11/Aug/91 Lead
Roget 04/Jul/91 Solo rpt
NickJH ?/Jul/91 Solo O/S
Rob Davies 30/Jun/91 TR
Hidden 13/Apr/91 Lead
whispering nic ?/Apr/91 -
mikej 21/Oct/90 TR
with Mike Byles
Dave Musgrove 09/Sep/90 Solo
with David
Dave Musgrove Jnr 09/Sep/90 Solo
with Dad
John Marsland 22/Apr/90 TR
Hidden 08/Apr/90 Solo
Hidden ??/1990 -
gordonday ??/1990 TR
Hidden ??/1990 -
Hidden 16/Sep/89 Lead
J R R Hartley ?/Jun/89 Solo O/S
Hidden 29/Oct/88 Solo O/S
Hidden 05/Jun/88 Lead
Andy Say 20/May/88 Solo
goi.ashmore 18/Mar/88 Solo O/S
phardman 06/Feb/88 Solo O/S
Hidden 15/Aug/87 Lead
Pete Pozman 15/Apr/87 2nd O/S
with Mark Gray
steve prior ?/Mar/87 Lead O/S
with Paul B
Stoney Boy ??/1987 Lead O/S
with Phil Cundy
shark 11/Oct/86 Solo O/S
stp 17/Aug/86 Lead O/S
Tom V ??/1986 -
Hidden 05/Oct/85 Solo
Chris Ellis 18/Sep/85 2nd
with Andy Barker
Hidden 26/Aug/85 Lead
Hidden 09/Jun/85 Lead
sadams 20/May/85 Solo
andy tetsill ?/May/85 TR
Hidden 09/Mar/85 Lead
Mike Owen 25/Nov/84 -
with Steve Foxley, Eric Rooseberry
Bruce Kerr 06/Apr/84 Solo
with Rab Young
uphillnow ??/1984 -
Mark Kemball 06/Dec/83 Solo
Mark Kemball 26/Jan/83 TR
John Brayshaw 02/Oct/82 TR O/S
with Alfreton MC
nbotting ??/1982 -
DPaul 21/Jul/81 Solo O/S
malc 07/Jun/81 TR dog
telemark ??/1981 TR
Hidden ??/1981 Solo O/S
Dave Musgrove 22/Jun/80 Lead
with Kim Greenald
Hidden 27/Apr/80 TR
CrashMat Rob ??/1980 TR


Mark Kemball 22/Sep/79 Solo
Hidden 22/Sep/79 TR
KRB 05/Jul/79 Solo O/S
Ken Taylor 20/Apr/79 AltLd
with George Diprose
Mark Kemball 17/Apr/77 Lead dnf
with Sarah Bridge
Nigel Bond 09/Jun/76 Lead
with Pete, John
andy gittins ??/1972 -
rogerskews ??/1971 -
with CMC Members
Gordon Stainforth 20/Apr/69 TR
with John Stainforth, Mike Sharp
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