Derbyshire > Curbar Edge >
 
Owl's Arête* VS 4b

Adjacent Climbs
<< Doctor Dolittle
 
Owl's Crack >>
14m. The cracked arete is steep for one move in its central section. The upper section is easier and protection is good. © ROCKFAX
FA. Slim Sorrell 1949

Ticklists: Connoisseur's Classic Rock, ROCKFAX Eastern Grit: Top 500, Froggatt to Black Rocks (BMC) - The Grade List, Eastern Peak Grit 100 VD- VS, Peak Rock/6/ The Emergence of Joe Brown and Don Whillans.

Submit a new photo of this climb.

PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 352 logbooks, and on 8 wishlists.

Nick led
Tony Holdsworth - 2nd rpt - 30/Mar/14 with Martin Haworth, Nick Mitchell

David_Gledson - 2nd O/S - 05/Mar/14

ben.phillips - 2nd O/S - 23/Nov/13 with Jared Kitchen

Hidden - Solo rpt - 04/Nov/13

Rachel Somerville - 2nd - 28/Sep/13 with Louise, Hilary

Alex Eperon - 2nd O/S - 08/Sep/13

MaccMark - Lead - 11/Aug/13 with Tim

Steady climbing. Well protected. top section a little too easy.
stratandrew - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/13 with Emily Pitts

john lynch - Lead - 07/Aug/13 with esther

Dan Vaj - Lead O/S - 04/Aug/13 with Dave Chidgey

Hidden - Lead β - 03/Aug/13

Very well protected. One steep move over the bulge.
leeds_belle - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/13 with Will

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/13

Hardcore Pat - Lead β - 03/Jul/13 with Gray Vanderz

Monkey_Alan - 2nd - 16/Jun/13 with Tom Starks, Max Streeton

Pero - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/13

Stuart Johnston - 2nd O/S - 26/May/13 with Sadie Renwick

Hidden - Lead rpt - 26/May/13

jogh - Lead O/S - 19/May/13 with Vincent

vinni - 2nd O/S - 19/May/13 with James

alex thackway - Lead O/S - 12/May/13 with Gareth

Gareth Waite - 2nd - 12/May/13 with Alex Thackway

Lancer - 2nd - 02/May/13

Jim Slater - Lead rpt - 02/May/13 with Paul PCC

john max - Lead - 02/May/13

Hidden - 2nd - 01/May/13

Matt Harmon - Lead O/S - 01/May/13 with Alan Middup

Sarah Brookes - 2nd - 29/Apr/13 with dave saxby

Hidden - Lead - 29/Apr/13

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Apr/13

EmilyCreative - 2nd - 2013

dionisys - 2nd - 2013 with pat dawson

Steven Andrews - Lead O/S - 10/Nov/12

torsok - 2nd O/S - 14/Oct/12 with Rich

torsok - 2nd O/S - 14/Oct/12 with Rich

Hidden - Solo - 06/Oct/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/12

ian caton - 2nd O/S - 15/Sep/12 with alex, Abi

pbuggy91 - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/12

Jack Whiteley - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/12 with Brett

Tricky (4c?) but very safe moves up the arete.
Chris Craggs - 2nd - 22/Aug/12 with Steve Cunnington

fatbuoybazza - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/12 with daveyw

PenJD - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/12 with Pat Dawson

Fabulous route, lovely airy moves onto arete
bradscorner - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/12 with Nicola Booth

Alex.M-M. - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/12 with Alysn MM

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/Jul/12

Hidden - TR O/S - 15/Jul/12

Hidden - TR - 15/Jul/12

Hidden - Lead rpt - 08/Jul/12

Hidden - Lead - Jul/12

almost ** route, top half feels too vague
lithos - Lead - 20/Jun/12 with Peri

nice moves, would deserve two stars if it was less escapable
pebbles - 2nd - 20/Jun/12 with rob

illwizod - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/12

alexjz - 2nd O/S - 17/Jun/12 with Matt Hilton-Webb

quite bold and scary!
Alaina - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/12 with Dad

sazmaz - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/12 with Frank Ramsden

eburki1 - 2nd dog - 05/Jun/12

KevInLincoln - 2nd - 05/Jun/12 with ed birkett

Howard's lead
joemallia - 2nd rpt - 04/Jun/12 with Howard MacDougall, Fidel Sciamanna

Peakology - Lead O/S - 24/May/12 with Chalkycat

Chalky Cat - 2nd O/S - 24/May/12 with Dom

Is it cheating if someone solos up to pass you a Cam?
NB Pixel - Lead O/S - 20/May/12 with Yvonne

Nice moves around the arete.
Karl Wooffindin - Lead - 13/May/12 with Phil Wickens

Byronius Maximus - Lead O/S - 25/Mar/12 with Andy Winter

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

Dave89 - Lead O/S - 10/Mar/12 with CharlieC

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Mar/12

Doesn't look like much from the ground.
stuaart - 2nd - 26/Feb/12 with Chris Burn, Thomas Smith

chris_B - Lead O/S - 26/Feb/12 with Staurt Reeves, Thomas Smith

thomasaneurinsmith - 2nd - 26/Feb/12 with Chris, Stuart Reeves

georgeevans88 - Lead O/S - 25/Feb/12 with Alex Pattison

aipattison - Lead O/S - 25/Feb/12 with George Evans

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Feb/12

tough little climb
Rhythm24 - 2nd O/S - 04/Feb/12 with MikeCheque

Hidden - 2012

Hidden - Solo rpt - 27/Nov/11

Hidden - Lead - 23/Nov/11

tiga271 - Lead - 30/Oct/11 with mark20

lozowen - Lead O/S - 30/Oct/11 with Sally Owen

surprisingly nice climb, very interesting move left ...
pog100 - Lead - 15/Oct/11 with Cath Walton

Clare's lead! Nice...
charley - 2nd O/S - 02/Oct/11 with Clare, Steve Fletcher

chumleywarner - TR O/S - 02/Oct/11 with Charley Fell

Nice little climb up a very obvious feature which goes a lot more easily than expected. The top section was more of scramble which is probably why its light on starts. Worth while for the bottom section.
climbinmunkey - 2nd - 01/Oct/11 with Helen

shouter - Lead - 28/Sep/11

Jake Young - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/11 with Mark R

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Sep/11

kp64zl - Lead - Sep/11 with Keith

Cat Hendrie - Lead β - 27/Aug/11

garywalker147 - 21/Aug/11 with Derek, Jordan

hotfeet - Lead - 13/Aug/11 with Ant

antdav - 2nd O/S - 13/Aug/11 with Alan Mountford

rich_hw - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/11 with JohnBramwell

Nick1812P - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/11 with Jamie

JamieSparkes - 2nd O/S - 11/Jul/11 with Nick

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Solo rpt - 04/Jul/11

Glenn Sutcliffe - 03/Jul/11 with Charl

Lumbering Oaf - 2nd O/S - 25/Jun/11 with James Hoyes, Verity Payne

Ewano - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/11

nice
al123 - Solo O/S - 13/Jun/11

Graeme Hammond - Lead rpt - 01/Jun/11 with james pcc

Hidden - 2nd - 31/May/11

Hoyes - Lead O/S - 24/May/11 with Rachel B

Batt - 2nd O/S - 24/May/11 with James Hoyes

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

lovely climb must go back and lead, worth its 2 stars in the new BMC guide
Graeme Hammond - 2nd O/S - 11/May/11 with james pcc

Hidden - Lead - 11/May/11

pr1984 - Lead dog - 02/May/11 with Krystle Morley

tdan0504 - 01/May/11 with Bat Casale

djbeaumont - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/11 with Tim (wanneys)

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

Tim Rodgers - 2nd - 30/Apr/11 with Doug Beaumont

Barry D - Lead - 19/Apr/11 with Dick Williams, Liz & Dave

Matt Johnson - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/11 with Si Crisp

will randall - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/11 with sarah

nice little climb, imagine move past bulge bit of a knee trembler on lead
peaches69 - 2nd O/S - 17/Apr/11 with matt

cragtyke - 2nd - 16/Apr/11 with gareth h

joemallia - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/11 with Fidel Sciamanna

Hidden - Solo O/S - 02/Apr/11

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Lead rpt - 02/Apr/11 with Andrea Nicholson

Hidden - Solo rpt - 02/Apr/11

andil - 2nd - 02/Apr/11 with paul phillips

Singleton_Alex - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/11 with Lizy Baker

kitkat78 - Lead O/S - 12/Mar/11 with SteveM

SteveM - 2nd - 12/Mar/11 with Kat

Hidden - Solo - Mar/11

oooeese - Lead O/S - 29/Jan/11 with stvey

stvey - 2nd β - 29/Jan/11 with Louise Cowie

Hidden - Lead dnf - 02/Jan/11

Joel Green - 2nd - Nov/10

V nice. Ropes stuck in the crack though
Richard Gilbert - Lead O/S - 24/Oct/10 with Alex Lambert

Hidden - Lead rpt - 17/Oct/10

Irn Bruce - 2nd - 09/Oct/10 with Ian Jenkins

Hidden - Lead - 02/Oct/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/10

daviesp2 - Lead - 04/Sep/10

DrIan - Lead - 04/Sep/10

thekendo - 2nd O/S - 03/Sep/10 with andrew sharpe

geddicakes - 2nd O/S - 28/Aug/10 with Paul Phillips

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/10 with Ben Burns

nathanlee - Solo O/S - 27/Aug/10

bennevis - 2nd - 08/Aug/10 with Jon

Shauna - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/10 with Jules

James Oakes - 2nd O/S - 28/Jul/10 with Brad Cowley, Bill Lawrence

braders94 - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/10 with Billy Lawrence, James Oakes

victim of mathematics - 2nd O/S - 27/Jul/10 with Jaime

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Jul/10

Tony Holdsworth - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/10 with Martin Haworth, Peter Harris

Oliver Houston - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/10

Jon Dittman - Lead - 11/Jul/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Jul/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/10

ben_250 - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/10 with Tom Czech, Andrew

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 12/Jun/10

daviesp2 - 2nd - 03/Jun/10 with Greg Richards

Kirill - 2nd O/S - 25/Apr/10 with Graham Dolman, Charles Moreton

Phil Jennings - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/10 with Anna Jennings

cem - 2nd rpt - 25/Apr/10 with Kirill Spiridonov, Graham Dolman

howlingbaboon - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/10 with Rob

Lost a nut Friday went back Sat to retrieve it with home made nut key.
Creep_pea - 2nd rpt - 24/Apr/10 with Walsh

Creep_pea - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/10 with Walsh

bigbobbyking - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/10 with Chris Allan

gethin_allen - Lead - 10/Apr/10

chrisallan - 2nd O/S - 10/Apr/10

jimstanton - Lead - 04/Apr/10 with Libby

Pown - Lead O/S - 23/Mar/10

Hidden - Lead - 2010

Jonathan Hall - Lead - 10/Dec/09 with Mark Williams

disturbed_one51 - 2nd - 10/Dec/09 with Wee man

Mad Man in a Mini - 2nd O/S - 31/Oct/09 with Olli Henson

LakesWinter - 2nd - 17/Oct/09 with Cake

Cake - Lead - 17/Oct/09 with Matt

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Oct/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/Oct/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Oct/09

vvanhinsbergh - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/09 with Chris Burn

PanzerHanzler - 2nd O/S - 12/Sep/09 with Martin Stevens

bjlsmith - 2nd - 06/Sep/09 with Steve and SMC

hellboundblr - 2nd - 06/Sep/09 with Steve TC

Hidden - Solo O/S - 31/Aug/09

The_Boy_ODwyer - 2nd - 30/Aug/09 with Ben

thecurlyone - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/09 with James

Lewis Stewart - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/09 with Dan and Dave

Hidden - Lead rpt - 30/Jul/09

tomthecoolperson - 2nd O/S - 16/Jul/09 with Andrew

slacky - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/09 with Ben & Owen

Hmm I thought there was a second tricky move above the bulge.
urbanmonkey - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/09 with Bea

robinsi197 - 2nd - 20/Jun/09 with Martin

Jim Slater - 2nd O/S - 28/May/09 with Tim Pearson

Karlos - Lead O/S - 28/May/09 with Harriet

gazfellows - Lead - May/09

Hidden - Lead RP - 29/Apr/09

davidwright - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/09

aspyrex - 2nd O/S - 03/Jan/09 with Martin Haworth

Martin Haworth - Lead O/S - 03/Jan/09 with andy, marek

Hidden - 2nd - 2009

robin heath - Lead O/S - 2009 with Graham Scott, Dan Hodgson

Hidden - 2009

Hidden - Lead - 2009

Hidden - Lead - 2009

Hidden - Lead - 2009

Hidden - Lead - 2009

Hidden - Solo - 08/Oct/08

btc - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/08 with Susannah Ellis

mike278 - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/08 with Dave and Jenny

Intimidating!
Simon Caldwell - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/08 with Carmen

smudge - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/08 with Rich

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/Aug/08

A good climb, with only one tricky move, about 1/3 way up.
gravity - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/08 with Hugh

Brown - Solo O/S - 24/Jul/08 with Henry

alaan - Solo - 21/Jul/08 with bex

Becky E - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/08 with Alan Royle

steve taylor - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/08 with Jon Howell

catblack - 2nd - Jul/08 with beka, rob

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/08

alaan - Solo O/S - 04/Jun/08

Andy Chubb - 2nd - 16/May/08 with Gideon Castro

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/May/08

rogersavery - Lead O/S - 01/May/08 with Pete Denver

00nip - Lead - 17/Feb/08 with Carmelita Munson

tommytwotone - Lead O/S - 09/Feb/08

Shauna - 2nd O/S - Feb/08 with tommytwotone

Pilch - Lead O/S - 12/Jan/08 with Ed

EdShep - 2nd O/S - 12/Jan/08 with Pilch

lowersharpnose - Lead - 01/Jan/08

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

Hidden - 2008

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Oct/07

Hidden - 2nd - 07/Oct/07

Nick F Smith - Lead O/S - Oct/07 with Andy

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 19/Sep/07

tobydunford - 2nd O/S - 30/Aug/07 with Harry Martin

soft touch
Jimbo C - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/07

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 07/Jul/07

Dhonny_Jaws - 2nd O/S - 07/Jul/07 with Andrew Porter, Michael Porter

BallsofBritishSteel - 2nd O/S - 17/Jun/07 with Sailor Pete

Quite mild for a VS despite the steep start
Pilch - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/07 with Graham and Ed

EdShep - 2nd O/S - 17/Jun/07 with Pilch

Hidden - Lead β - 17/Jun/07

Hidden - 2nd - 17/Jun/07

cem - Lead rpt - 17/Jun/07 with Jon C, Gerard Thornley

Hooray! Another VS. Was a bit horrified at first, but then it was OK once I got going.
barrylong - Lead rpt - 22/May/07 with Hugh from CMC

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 20/May/07

Hidden - Lead - 22/Apr/07

dan gibson - Solo O/S - 22/Apr/07 with AJ

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 11/Apr/07

craig matheson - Solo O/S - Apr/07

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 26/Mar/07

Adam Moroz - Lead - 2007

Pete Horn - Lead O/S - 2007 with The artist formerly known as Smokey Rob

gethin_allen - Lead O/S - 2007

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2007

beegsyboy - 2nd O/S - 19/Nov/06 with Eccie + Sandy

Neil Mackenzie - 2nd O/S - 19/Nov/06 with Sandy and Tim

mje1398 - 2nd O/S - 12/Nov/06 with Matt H

Ewan Russell - Lead O/S - 04/Nov/06 with Jim+Mike+Fraser

dan gibson - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/06 with helen gibson

jonny_098 - 2nd β - 11/Jun/06 with Matt Bazire

Hidden - Lead - 01/Apr/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - Apr/06

b.hayley - Lead O/S - Apr/06

Stig - 2nd rpt - 03/Mar/06 with Chris

chrishedgehog - Lead O/S - 01/Mar/06 with James

shame it peeters out after the start, oculd make a great hvs.
Tobias at Home - Lead rpt - 06/Feb/06 with SteveM

SteveM - 2nd rpt - 05/Feb/06 with Tobs

Jon Greengrass - 2nd β - 2006 with john nuttall

ArnaudG - 2006

spacey - 2nd O/S - Oct/05 with si barrow

FrankW - 2nd O/S - 14/Aug/05 with Joe

samwelli - Lead O/S - 29/May/05 with Clare Dunkley

Phil West - 2nd rpt - 23/Apr/05 with Shaun Walby

great weather early in the year and a quality route
Alex Mason - Lead - 30/Jan/05 with rob lonsdale

Sankey - Jan/05

Hidden - 2005

Hidden - Lead - 2005

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Sep/04

Marq - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/04 with Daniel Dennehy

Hidden - 2nd - 17/Jul/04

DerwentDiluted - Lead - 07/Jul/04 with Nicola Pettit

Stig - 2nd O/S - 17/May/04 with Charlie Reade-Jahn

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 22/Apr/04

Hidden - 2nd - 28/Sep/03

SteveM - Lead - 27/Sep/03 with Tobs

Phil West - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/03 with Mark B

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/03

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/Jun/03

Hidden - Lead rpt - 05/May/03

reg_measures - Lead O/S - 19/Feb/03 with hugh thomas

Mark A Humphries - Lead O/S - 16/Jan/03 with Chris Usher

cem - Lead rpt - 08/Dec/02 with Liam Mark

Got rope partially stuck
Siderunner - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/02 with Paul G

Budge - Lead O/S - 02/May/02 with Carl Tiivas, Mike Oates

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 2002

Phill Mitch - Lead O/S - 2002 with john d

mikej - 2nd - 11/Dec/01 with ?

Alaric - TR - 07/Jul/01

Nick Smith - UKC - Lead - Jul/01 with Thea Williams

Dave Bond - Lead O/S - 18/May/01 with Adrian Whitehall

Mark Riley - Lead O/S - Feb/01

Hidden - Lead - 27/Jul/00

Lepista - Lead - 22/Jul/00

Rich Malcolm - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/00 with Rich Hewitt

cem - 2nd O/S - 20/May/00 with Judy Renshaw, James Gregory

Different Steve - Lead O/S - May/00 with Rupert Holbrook

marcoleptic - Lead O/S - 2000 with Tommo

ajc - 2nd O/S - 08/Jul/99

approx date
Milne - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/99 with paul strutt

John Marsland - Lead - 19/Sep/98 with Darrell Small

timreynolds - 2nd - 26/Jul/98 with John Burnip

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/May/98

Chris the Tall - Lead O/S - May/98 with Bill G

Hidden - Solo - 09/Mar/97

bigphil - Lead - 1997 with Phil R

craig d - 1997

Hidden - 1997

Gordon Stainforth - Lead - 19/Oct/96 with Tim James

colin milton - 2nd - 16/May/96 with eric milton

andy_pemberton - Lead - 1996

Roget - Solo O/S - 28/Oct/95 with jon

Hidden - 2nd β - 05/Oct/95

Chris Ellis - Lead O/S - 06/Sep/95 with Rachel Nicolson

atch - Lead - Jun/95

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/95

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 11/May/94

GrahamHP - 1994

Hidden - Lead - 16/Aug/93

charlesmfrench - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/91

Hidden - 2nd - 17/Jun/90

Hidden - 1990

Iain Thow - Lead - 25/May/88 with Simon Lee

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/May/88

Hidden - Lead - 08/Aug/87

Tom V - 1986

malc - 2nd - 22/Sep/85

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Jun/85

Hidden - Lead - 11/Aug/82

stp - Lead O/S - 23/Jan/82

Hidden - 2nd - 1981

Andy Fielding - 2nd - 1981

babymoac - Lead - 28/Jun/80

Hidden - Solo O/S - Apr/79

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Apr/78

Hidden - Solo O/S - 16/Jul/77

Log book doesn't say who my second was!
Gordon Stainforth - Lead - 28/May/77 with Second could not follow

RichardMc - 2nd - 22/May/77 with Patrick Radford

Mark Kemball - Lead - 17/Apr/77 with Sarah Bridge

Derek Ryden - Lead O/S - 1976 with Nicola Davies

Dave Musgrove - 10/Apr/75

Nigel Bond - Lead - 27/Mar/75 with Steve

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Oct/74

RichardMc - Lead - 1971

Andy Say - Lead - 1969

mikej - Lead - 05/Mar/67 with Nigel Sumner

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Hidden, Hidden, Hidden, Hidden, KRYSTLE M, Hidden, Ian Archer, Hidden

Voting
Total votes cast 185
hard HVS0 of 67
HVS0 of 67
easy HVS0 of 67
hard VS0 of 67
VS35 of 67
easy VS25 of 67
hard HS7 of 67
HS0 of 67
easy HS0 of 67
hard 4c0 of 65
4c1 of 65
easy 4c15 of 65
hard 4b13 of 65
4b33 of 65
easy 4b3 of 65
hard 4a0 of 65
4a0 of 65
easy 4a0 of 65
3 Stars2 of 53
2 Stars15 of 53
1 Star34 of 53
0 Stars2 of 53
Bag of .....0 of 53
Please Login as Existing User to rate this climb.
Style of ascent

Soloed21 of 352 (6.0%)
Lead191 of 352 (54.3%)
Followed121 of 352 (34.4%)
Toproped4 of 352 (1.1%)
Unknown15 of 352 (4.3%)

'Climbed'131 of 352 (37.2%)
clean O/S182 of 352 (51.7%)
clean β8 of 352 (2.3%)
clean rpt27 of 352 (7.7%)
clean RP1 of 352 (0.3%)
dogged2 of 352 (0.6%)
dnf1 of 352 (0.3%)