Rockfax Description
The crack just right of the arete leads to a non-rest at the overhang. Progress from here requires some sustained and painful jamming and usually stops most folks dead in their tracks, though the strong can layback straight through it. © Rockfax

FA. Nicky Stokes 1977

Ticklists: Froggatt to Black Rocks (BMC) - The Grade List, Peak Rock/9/Gritstone in the Sixties, Cracks And Corners To Greatness.

MSchobitz 22/May Lead dnf

4 proper attempts, many, many more falls. great lead by Jamie! will be back when I'm better...

JamieSparkes 22/May Lead G/U

Oh lordy indeed.

Dave Musgrove Jnr 04/May Lead rpt

Great to do this little beauty again

with Louis
Dave Turnbull, BMC 20/Apr Lead rpt

Eventually remembered what to do, hot day and plants growing in the finger slots 🙃

jacob shieldhouse hadley 09/Apr Lead G/U

most sand bagged E4 ive been on!!!!!! really afe though and the rest is good!

with mum
Ssebo Banange ?/Jan Lead
Hannes B 02/Nov/15 Lead rpt
with Neil C
Proddler ?/Nov/15 Lead dnf

Totally spanked!

Duncan Campbell 11/Oct/15 Lead dnf

After a false start trying to get off the deck - on first acquaintances it's not obvious - I was pleased to battle up to the roof falling moving over it. Had two more goes getting a bit higher but still unsure what to do to get those jugs! Will Defo head back it's a great route!

with Bubbles
dominic lee 03/Oct/15 Lead rpt
with Pete O'Donnovan
Brown 15/Sep/15 Lead

Previously seconded April 2011 with Oska

with Fabrizio
Dale Comley 12/Sep/15 Lead β

Surprisingly good 'non-rest'

Matt Cooke 12/Sep/15 Lead rpt
Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing 21/Jul/15 2nd rpt
with Fat Boy
Hidden 21/Jul/15 Lead G/U
Andy Peak 1 09/Jun/15 Lead dnf

clean up to brake, fell from rite hand crack

benkelsey 05/Oct/14 Lead dnf

so close, yet so painful. fingered the end jugs after a few falls in ground up approach.

Hidden 03/Aug/14 Lead dog
Matt Cooke 26/May/14 Lead dog
with Rosh
Hidden 17/May/14 Lead dog
Ethan 26/Feb/14 Lead
with Pete Clark
Hidden ??/2014 -
Matt Cooke 06/Oct/13 Lead dnf
with Andrew Cooke
Joughton 19/May/13 Lead dog

SO hard! I guess I learnt a lesson about Curbar grading the hard way, but I'm pleased to have flashed up to the roof and taken a few falls, I'm looking forward to coming back better!

Chi Cheng 30/Apr/13 Lead dnf

Could not figure out the move to get into the cracks above the roof. Too short? (5'3")

Dave Turnbull, BMC 18/Oct/12 Lead

Have led a few times int the past; pleased with one hang today

with Nick Hancock
valecoastclimber 01/Jul/12 Lead O/S
robertmichaeladams 04/Jun/12 2nd dog

felt desperate - I blame the friction

with Andy H
a_hein 04/Jun/12 Lead
Hidden 01/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Hannes B 21/Oct/11 2nd
with Mike, Tom
pipof747 06/Jun/11 Lead O/S
markalmack 21/May/11 Lead dog
with james marjot
andi turner 07/Mar/11 Lead

Easy when you know how...

with Adam Long
bigie bob 06/Mar/11 Lead RP

g up

Jonas Paulsson 06/Mar/11 2nd dog

Had to pull on some of the pieces!

with Oskar Alexandersson
FlorianCastagne 13/Nov/10 Lead dog

Ground up. Second go, 2 minutes after the onsight ascent

with Olivier Vandenbroucke
Dave Turnbull, BMC 07/Mar/10 Lead

1st go but have led a few times in the past.

with Ian Carr
DavidEvans 01/May/09 Lead rpt

Finally. Key is to put your right foot up and push off the other side of the crack....

with Jules Vulliamy
DavidEvans 30/Apr/09 Lead dog

Fell 4 times!

with Jules Vulliamy
Harald 28/Feb/09 Lead dog
The old James turnbull ?/Dec/08 Lead
with steve h
lukea 27/Sep/08 Lead dnf
Hidden ?/Aug/08 Lead RP
Nicos 28/Jun/08 Lead dnf
joe larner 24/Jun/08 Lead dnf

Got up to 'non-rest' ok and was quite dissapointed at how poor it actually was. Then was predictably spat out of the jamming crack without it even having chance to draw blood.

dannyboy83 24/May/08 Lead O/S

A real battle!

with Floris
stephenhartley ??/2008 2nd dog
Hidden 20/Oct/07 Lead O/S
steve taylor ??/2007 -
timbanton ?/Feb/06 -
Boy ??/2006 -
Hidden ??/2006 -
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe 02/Oct/05 Lead rpt
with Eric Hildrew
shark 25/Jan/04 Lead
with Seb Grieve
tuftynick ??/2003 -
Hidden 17/Aug/01 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Jun/01 2nd
Hidden ??/2000 -
Dave Musgrove Jnr 06/Apr/99 Lead O/S
ste_d 30/Jun/97 2nd O/S
with mik
sadams 15/May/97 Lead RP
with Hugh Cottom
craig d ??/1997 -
mikedelderfield 16/May/96 Lead O/S
steveb2006 14/May/96 Lead dog

A 'might as well have a go approach' Start is a bit worrying - the rest really hard. get up eventually. No one follows

with Rob Gambles
Rich Kirby ??/1995 Lead
Hidden ??/1992 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/1992 Lead
Hidden 29/Aug/91 Lead O/S
Dave Musgrove 09/Sep/90 Lead β

Some pre-placed gear left by Steve Webster helped.

with David
Hidden 15/May/89 Lead
Mike Owen 03/May/86 -
with Pete Kirton
Hidden ?/Jun/85 Lead
Chris Craggs ??/1985 Lead

One fall.

with Steve Warwick
Mark Kemball 12/Sep/81 2nd
with Chris Calow
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