Rockfax Description
Classic grit HVS. A jamming crack leads to a bridged rest, take a big breath and layback to glory. The big chockstone can be lassoed from below by cowboys. © Rockfax

FA. Don Whillans 1955

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Eastern Grit (2006): Top 500, Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs, Eastern Grit Jamming, Froggatt to Black Rocks (BMC) - The Grade List, Peak Gritstone S-HVS **+, Ultimate HVS ticklist.

melv 22/May Lead
with Fi
DanChad 14/May Lead O/S

Great route with great laybacking, though not quite as good as L'Horla.

Le Chevalier Mal Fet 14/May 2nd

Felt pretty steady. Wish I'd bagged the lead on this one.

Moritz L 14/May Lead dog

Rested on gear twice before comitting to top layback moves

with Max L
Sam McCarthy 05/May Lead O/S
kermit_uk 30/Apr 2nd O/S
bigdrew 30/Apr Lead O/S
James Oswald 26/Apr 2nd O/S


pawel suhy 24/Apr 2nd dnf

So pumped after all day in Curbar

with Geoff
EllieWoods 16/Apr 2nd O/S
with Dave C
timreynolds 16/Apr Lead

One rest

timreynolds 16/Apr 2nd

Had to hang about removing gear

petecallaghan 16/Apr 2nd RP
with Tim
Sam Husband 10/Apr Lead O/S
with Ed
Stroppy 10/Apr 2nd rpt
adi bryant 09/Apr 2nd β
with Sam
giuly 09/Apr 2nd
with Krzysztof
Clama 09/Apr 2nd dog

Too pumped from previous routes

with Dougie
dswansonlow 09/Apr Lead O/S
with Claudia
Jim Slater 05/Apr Lead rpt
cdpuk 03/Apr Lead O/S

A warm up(!)

Pete Randall 03/Apr 2nd O/S
with Chris P
sdavies141 ?/Apr Lead
ferdia 25/Mar 2nd
with Andy
Andy Moles 25/Mar Lead O/S
with Ferdia
Hidden 28/Feb TR rpt
harry_lewis 25/Feb 2nd
with Ed Teale
mattlyons 25/Feb 2nd β
mrteale 25/Feb Lead O/S
benlatham07 29/Dec/15 2nd β
Droyd 02/Nov/15 Lead O/S
with Marcin
Hidden 31/Oct/15 Lead dnf
Hidden 25/Oct/15 Lead
dominic lee 03/Oct/15 2nd
with Pete O'Donnovan
Gudge 24/Sep/15 Lead O/S
bobpilgrem 24/Sep/15 2nd O/S

Pleased to get it clean. Tricky and committing getting established into final layback-layback itself is excellent-positive edge for hands and decent feet.

with Gudge
drewish 22/Sep/15 Lead O/S
with SteveE9
ralphio 19/Sep/15 2nd rpt
with Marcin
TobyA 11/Sep/15 2nd rpt
with SimonW
John Higgs 08/Sep/15 Lead O/S
max_chan 06/Sep/15 Lead rpt
with Ian - PCC, Antonio - PCC, Irene - PCC
Ian Hylands 06/Sep/15 TR rpt

Matt led, Antonio seconded, Irena tried but couldn't finish. Relatively easy with no gear to worry about!

with Matt, Antonio Ferra
Andrew171 02/Sep/15 Lead
Antonio Ferra ?/Sep/15 2nd O/S
CharlieMack 29/Aug/15 2nd O/S
with Ian
RobScarisbrick 16/Aug/15 2nd O/S
andy33 16/Aug/15 Lead O/S
mark4344 10/Aug/15 2nd
with Dave Rich
Rollo 25/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with Ben M, Mike
benwmorgan 25/Jul/15 2nd β
mike.moss 25/Jul/15 2nd O/S
Ian Hylands 18/Jul/15 Lead O/S

Fun but tough. Ran the top out a little more than planned. The rests are good but you still need hands on.

Graham Westbrook 17/Jul/15 Lead O/S
mjackson 17/Jul/15 2nd
Hidden 12/Jul/15 Lead O/S
fuzzysheep01 12/Jul/15 2nd O/S
with Pierce Ferris
cragsman9000 12/Jul/15 Lead dnf

Last climb of the day. Too tired.

with Neil
bob_cbr 12/Jul/15 2nd O/S
Hidden 29/Jun/15 Lead
danm 29/Jun/15 Lead

A good battle!

with Heliya B
Hidden 21/Jun/15 Lead O/S
amccann 25/May/15 2nd O/S
with Micki
MSchobitz 25/May/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/May/15 Lead rpt
alex goodall 24/May/15 Lead dog
with Shannyb
Tom Redmond 22/May/15 Lead O/S
with joe cossey
Joey C 21/May/15 2nd
OliverRoss 20/May/15 Lead O/S
with Neil Davies
ned_85 20/May/15 2nd
Jake Young 17/May/15 Lead O/S
with Alex M
Alex@home 11/May/15 Lead rpt
with The Doctor
Andy Fielding 10/May/15 2nd
with Mike Walton
AsleepOnBelay 07/May/15 Lead O/S

Pleasant lower half, bomber cam at the bottom of the top bit of crack and a not so good one at the top of that, so hung around longer than I would've liked. Took a long time to lasso the chock but a heel/toe jam made it kind of comfortable. Top moves quite good after this.

with ian
nick ferro 04/May/15 Lead

1 rest

with Oli Birkill
Palmer 26/Apr/15 Lead O/S

Enjoyable climbing. more layback moves than i expected

with Sarah
phil64 26/Apr/15 2nd
with mike cox, phil baker
mikeyjbs 25/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with mat downes
Matt Cooke 25/Apr/15 2nd rpt
with Rosh
JLD 25/Apr/15 2nd O/S
Hidden 23/Apr/15 Lead O/S
Matt Shepherd 21/Apr/15 2nd O/S
spenser 19/Apr/15 Lead dog

Didn't feel very confident on this for some reason, spent too long convincing myself to give it the beans and had to hang on the rope. Pulled back on after taking a short rest and battled up the layback, should probably be less bold in future, the move at the top of the layback was desperate, I was horribly pumped and last piece of gear was probably too low to protect me. Not particularly keen to come back and try it again due to difficulty placing gear in the layback.

with Lucie Denton, Alun Freem
Hidden 18/Apr/15 2nd
jonhowson 14/Apr/15 Lead dog

Gruelling but excellent

with Neil J
Neal Jobling 14/Apr/15 Lead

Took over the lead and used the pre-placed gear up to halfway.

Tim M 10/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Emma
jonnie3430 05/Apr/15 Lead G/U
with Kat
gazhbo 27/Mar/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Mar/15 Lead O/S
marcduhig 02/Jan/15 Lead O/S
alex goodall ?/Jan/15 Lead
with Shannyb
alex goodall ?/Jan/15 Lead
with Shannyb
Shannyb ??/2015 2nd
MarcinGobczynski ??/2015 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2015 -
Hidden ??/2015 -
Hidden ??/2015 Lead
Hidden 30/Nov/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Nov/14 2nd O/S
Cornish Cream 10/Nov/14 Lead β
with Jon Ridley
alice_loudon 09/Nov/14 Lead O/S
with Matt
cat22 19/Oct/14 Lead O/S
with Flick
the power 05/Oct/14 Lead rpt
with rob
Hidden 05/Oct/14 2nd
soph 05/Oct/14 2nd rpt
with Sam Ring, Tony Stone
dr_botnik 05/Oct/14 Lead rpt
Mr Messy 05/Oct/14 Lead O/S
with Julie
Julie 05/Oct/14 2nd
with Matt
onlyfoddington 04/Oct/14 2nd rpt

Pleased I got it this time. Did not seem too bad on second.

with Ian
ian d f 04/Oct/14 Lead O/S
mattx1123 ?/Oct/14 TR dnf
with alice
TobyA 28/Sep/14 Lead dnf

Seconded Tom cleanly after having fallen off the top moves on my lead attempt.

with Tom R
Aline 28/Sep/14 Lead dog

Robin and I wanted to 'play' in this lively looking and well protected HVS, having never led one before. Robin placed the gear 2/3 of the way up but couldn't finish. Then I tried, thankful for his gear in place, placed one more dodgy nur and lassoed that wedged in bit of rock (felt very adventurous when I dropped my slung on my foot and balanced it back up...) and finally made the last move over the bulge. What an experience! Nice climbing, the crux is just below the bulge when the crack offers less than you'd wish for for your hands. Push up anyway and it gets better when you reach the jugs on the wedged in boulder.

with Peak Climbing Club Sheffield
Hidden 13/Sep/14 Lead O/S
soph 09/Sep/14 Lead rpt
drysori 09/Sep/14 2nd
Hidden 01/Sep/14 2nd O/S
Tony Holdsworth 31/Aug/14 Lead rpt

Take over from Andy

with Andy Sloan, Martin Haworth
FlavioL1989 30/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Rob Edwards
Andrew Sloan 30/Aug/14 2nd rpt

Had to back off the lead as too pumped: out of practice for grit climbing. Managed to second cleanly.

with Tony Holdsworth
MichaelGallimore 30/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Ben Philips
ralphio 27/Aug/14 Lead dog

Had wanted to onsight this for ages. Gutted I had to rest on rope halfway. Top layback section was fine, maybe only 4b, but getting to the start of it was pumpier then hell. Was difficult finding a good place to rest. Will come back for another go.

with Nik
buxtoncoffeelover 27/Aug/14 2nd
with Ralph
Guy Atkinson 23/Aug/14 Lead dnf

Felt a bit tired as i'd just lead an HVS without warming up and although this should have been fairly straightforward all the gear placement seemed to be in awkward positions, would have helped if I had more cams... trying to place a hex just before the offwidth completely knackered me and I rested on a stuck cam before backing off to try again another day.

with James Fleming
Hidden 16/Aug/14 2nd
Coel Hellier 03/Aug/14 Lead
Hidden 03/Aug/14 Lead O/S
leeds_belle 03/Aug/14 Lead dnf

It's a long while since I've lead an HVS and this was steep! Fell off twice and then felt too shaky to finish the route. The top felt boulder than it should have.

with Will
leeds_belle 03/Aug/14 2nd dog

So tired...

with Will
Hidden 27/Jul/14 -
M_Robinson 26/Jul/14 Lead dog
with Richard Hatto, Ian Robinson
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 20/Jul/14 Lead rpt
Hidden 20/Jul/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 13/Jul/14 2nd rpt
pearson9596 13/Jul/14 Lead O/S
onlyfoddington 13/Jul/14 2nd dog

I might have actually got this one but for a stuck nut. Not too bad for curbar, though quite burly.

with Michael
Hidden 13/Jul/14 2nd O/S
sparkass 06/Jul/14 Lead O/S

Only tried this to try and bag some swag, which I didn't manage to dislodge. A bit of a struggle.

with Gary and Holly Wood and Emerson Clarke
RFWilkie 28/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Mark
Thinker01 28/Jun/14 2nd O/S
Tim Rodgers 28/Jun/14 2nd
with Chris Down
Pippa 22/Jun/14 2nd
mountain_jay 22/Jun/14 Lead O/S
John Jefferies 18/Jun/14 -
with Alan Segar
Hidden 14/Jun/14 2nd
EeFu 14/Jun/14 2nd dog
Kirill 14/Jun/14 Lead β

Big positive holds - my favorite climbing style.

with EeFu
Hidden 12/Jun/14 Lead O/S
oread 08/Jun/14 2nd
Budge 06/Jun/14 Lead rpt
with Ade
dom94 05/Jun/14 2nd
Nick1812P 05/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Dom
Hidden 05/Jun/14 Lead RP
R0bbie 01/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Taba
Hidden 01/Jun/14 Lead O/S
DavidR 31/May/14 Lead rpt
Cake 19/May/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/May/14 Lead rpt
Hidden 18/May/14 2nd
the power 03/May/14 Lead O/S
Ardo 03/May/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 03/May/14 Lead O/S
admackie 23/Apr/14 -
with rob
dr_botnik 23/Apr/14 2nd O/S
with Mackie
davidalcock 19/Apr/14 2nd
mapperley samurai 19/Apr/14 Lead O/S

Classic stuff.

Andrew Barker 16/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Si
Derek Furze 09/Apr/14 2nd
with Dave
Hidden 09/Apr/14 Lead
LJC 24/Mar/14 2nd O/S
with George
shaunhumphreys 12/Mar/14 Lead O/S

Pumpy and Sweaty! good fun tho.

franhammond92 12/Mar/14 2nd

sooooo pumpy. Nice lead from Shaun

David_Gledson 05/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Mar/14 2nd
Chris M ??/2014 AltLd
with John B
Hidden ??/2014 -
mike mo ??/2014 -
mike mo ??/2014 -
mileshill540 ??/2014 2nd
DubyaJamesDubya ??/2014 -
Hidden ??/2014 -
Lenny 01/Dec/13 Lead O/S
with John
sarpedon 17/Nov/13 2nd O/S
gidmord 17/Nov/13 2nd dog

Took a rest to try to remove stuck gear,

Calum Wadsworth 17/Nov/13 Lead O/S

Felt incredibly steady. Most of it was dry ish due to the roof. but pulling over the chockstone was soaked.

with Harrogate club
Stroppy 17/Nov/13 Lead O/S
with Sarp Ackay
rob.grafton 04/Nov/13 -
with Phil Evans
eburki1 26/Oct/13 TR dog
Hidden 15/Oct/13 Lead
farkas.time 06/Oct/13 Lead dog

should have just gone for it! top was nice.

with Mo Muschick, Aaron Comeault
jmills94 ?/Oct/13 Lead dnf

so pumped after getting up to the overlap despite running it out! damn these curbar hvs's are mean. backed off but will be back

with ed
robgixer 29/Sep/13 2nd
Rachel S 28/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with Louise, Hilary
SPD224 21/Sep/13 2nd
with Martin Smith
Reedymc 01/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Nevil ?/Aug/13 2nd
with Mike
Hidden ?/Aug/13 Lead
stevelismore 16/Jul/13 2nd dog

Very pumpy

with rich_hw
Hidden ?/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Monkey_Alan 16/Jun/13 2nd

Pumpy! DAJ found a no-hands rest knee bar, which is definitely showing off.

with Tom Starks, DAJ Johnson, Max Streeton
Pero 01/Jun/13 2nd
James Oakes 27/May/13 2nd rpt
Fragmod 27/May/13 Lead
Hidden 27/May/13 Lead dog
sopaz 26/May/13 2nd
with Mackie
jogh 19/May/13 Lead O/S
with Vincent
vinni 19/May/13 2nd O/S
with James
benkelsey 01/May/13 Lead O/S

looks more commiting than it is. accidently overcammed a number two about halfway, stuck, sorry guys.

with Dawn
Dawn_K_B 01/May/13 2nd
Olli-C 30/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Rachel Slater 30/Apr/13 2nd O/S
Chi Cheng 30/Apr/13 2nd rpt
Hidden 05/Apr/13 Lead β
ashtond6 05/Apr/13 Lead dnf

Too green and bottled it

ig248 13/Jan/13 Lead O/S

Got a #1 camalot stuck before the layback finish.

with Isolde Murphy
Hidden ??/2013 Lead O/S
bclifton ??/2013 Lead
climb the peak ??/2013 Lead dog
with Daniel Zheng
Hidden 24/Nov/12 2nd rpt
a13x 11/Nov/12 Lead O/S
lcullum7 11/Nov/12 2nd
Jonny Nick 03/Nov/12 Lead O/S

Great climb. Real proof my footwork is improving!

phil64 19/Oct/12 Lead
with tim neill
ardzeiem 14/Oct/12 Lead O/S
with Rich
ardzeiem 14/Oct/12 Lead O/S
with Rich
Hidden 14/Oct/12 2nd
Hidden 14/Oct/12 Lead O/S
Sam Simpson 06/Oct/12 2nd O/S
Tony Holdsworth 04/Oct/12 2nd rpt
with Peter Harris
lithos 29/Sep/12 Lead

tough start and great laybacking at top. quality

with pete harris
mark4344 16/Sep/12 Lead

finished route for Matt.

with Andy Philipson, Matt Payne
cheeky 16/Sep/12 Lead dnf

No guts and couldn't commit to the layback to finish as I was to pumped to put in any higher gear, mark finished for me and found the second okay once into the laybacking!

with Mark Philipson, Andy
Hidden 13/Sep/12 2nd
Climbster 12/Sep/12 2nd β
with Ian
Bloke on a Rope 12/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Matt
Hidden 08/Sep/12 2nd dnf
Brannock 08/Sep/12 Lead dog

Fell off the final layback, wild final moves.

shouter 16/Aug/12 Lead
tgeh 03/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with dan geh
Dan Geh 03/Aug/12 2nd O/S
Chris Sansum 30/Jul/12 Lead O/S

Brilliant route. No idea why it only gets 2 stars in the book. Came to do the Peapod, but this looked far more interesting!

with Duncan Atkinson
M_W_Court 21/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Dave Luke, ian sutcliffe
Richard Alderton 21/Jul/12 2nd dog
with Pickles
RossT 21/Jul/12 2nd
with Tim Bee
rurp 17/Jul/12 Lead O/S

no rests, difficult to place gear. brute force

ianjfsutcliffe 09/Jul/12 Lead dog

Immediately regretted the decision to jam the top crack. Steady layback though. F#%#*d it.

with Coatesy
Richard P Coates 09/Jul/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 08/Jul/12 2nd
pie_eater_pete 25/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with bwestwood
alexjz 17/Jun/12 Lead dnf

ran out of steam at the end of the day. Need to return and complete ot

with Matt Hilton-Webb
danny33 12/Jun/12 Lead
manwithacam 09/Jun/12 Lead
with Alan
robertmichaeladams 04/Jun/12 2nd

midgey hell

with Andy H
a_hein 04/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Jun/12 Lead O/S
tolly_60 01/Jun/12 2nd dnf

I didn't take a deep breath and I didn't layback to glory! Good route though, lots of laybacking.

with Gavin Peach
Hidden 20/May/12 2nd dog
jonleighton 20/May/12 Lead dog

Took a rest before the crux. Couldn't quite summon the urge to go for the layback at first :(

deacondeacon 14/May/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/May/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/May/12 2nd dog
pelvoux 12/May/12 Lead dog

Fall at the start trying to place the first gear. Pump after but finished

with Mario
Hexman 06/May/12 Lead O/S

Full body workout - better than Zumba!

with Rich I
Bisteris 06/May/12 2nd dog
with Rhys Jenkins
charley 03/May/12 Lead O/S

Really nice route. Did it straight after doing L'Horla so my arms were pretty knackered and felt pumped from the start. Didn't help that I completely missed the hands off rest below the crux. Was glad that the layback at the top got easier and easier. Think it would feel pretty straight-forward and more relaxed on fresh arms..

with JackD, Ange
Jackwd 03/May/12 TR O/S

Easy peasy! Getting established in the layback is the crux, one gnarly pull!

valentinesbabe 03/May/12 2nd O/S

Excellent lead by Charley. Really nice climb although I hate laybacking and the polish on the wall means you have to be quite careful with your footwork. Found a lovely handsoff rest before the upper layback and probably wouldn't have got up it without!

Jim Slater 30/Apr/12 2nd rpt
with Trevor Wilson
Hidden 24/Apr/12 2nd O/S
nickmattia 21/Apr/12 Lead O/S
chrism225 21/Mar/12 2nd rpt
CRiddiford 21/Mar/12 Lead dog

head games, layback isnt as bad as what you think, the gear before Is good, otherwise nice climb!

with Chris
Hardcore Pat 21/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Chris Vanderz
tomhull 11/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Callum, Chris Plant
JaseSSDD 11/Mar/12 2nd
with Ian Barker
monsteratt 10/Mar/12 Lead O/S

Lead on Nick's gear. Final layback not as bad as I was expecting

with Nick Whimster
nickwhimster 10/Mar/12 2nd RP
Duncan Campbell 01/Mar/12 Lead β

Josh gave it a valiant effort on the onsight but ran out of juice at the crux. So i had the easy option of a flash on his gear, one tricky move and you get into the fun, steady layback.

with Josh Marshall, Dave Morse
jake-jones 26/Feb/12 Lead O/S
georgeevans88 25/Feb/12 2nd O/S
aipattison 25/Feb/12 Lead dog

Faffed and got pumped. After a rest it went ok. In hindsight wouldn't have bothered slinging the chockstone.

david morse 19/Feb/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 19/Feb/12 2nd
tlmarjot 19/Feb/12 Lead O/S
with Dave Morse, Ben Lea
Dafydd Llywelyn 15/Jan/12 2nd dog

Cold hands meant I needed a rest!! Worth going back for!

Matt_L_Robinson 15/Jan/12 Lead O/S

don't attempt to lasso the chock stone. bit of a struggle

with Dafydd
john lynch 10/Jan/12 2nd O/S
with Neil Elmore, adam harrison
barrowclough 05/Jan/12 2nd dog
Dan Mckinlay ??/2012 -
Hidden ??/2012 -
Tony Kartawick ??/2012 -
admackie ??/2012 -
Hidden 02/Dec/11 2nd O/S
Alex@home 02/Dec/11 Lead rpt
with Dave
thrutch 27/Nov/11 Lead
with Ryan
Andrew Sloan 19/Nov/11 Lead rpt
timmyhobby 14/Nov/11 Lead
Paul D Jones 06/Nov/11 Lead
w.pettet-smith ?/Nov/11 -
with ben
Andy Peak 1 30/Oct/11 Lead
with mark longrige, Arron Thacker
Hidden 29/Oct/11 2nd rpt
Coel Hellier 29/Oct/11 Lead
Hidden 28/Oct/11 2nd O/S
Adam Booth 28/Oct/11 2nd O/S
Ed Booth 28/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Dave Rose
Hidden 22/Oct/11 Lead O/S
thomasaneurinsmith 15/Oct/11 Lead dog

next time!!!

with Stuart Reeves
stuaart 15/Oct/11 2nd O/S
climbinmunkey 01/Oct/11 Lead O/S

Really great route and typical of Curbar grading. Got pumped and scared sorting the gear under the final layback crack. Came back down to the bridge rest then committed to the top section and cruised it! Much easier that it looked and so happy and I didn't weight gear and blow the onsite. Wanna do it again!

with Helen
Hidden 25/Sep/11 2nd dog
Nevil 18/Sep/11 2nd
Stuart William 10/Sep/11 2nd O/S
with Matt Reynolds
Jonathan Hall 03/Sep/11 Lead
disturbed_one51 03/Sep/11 2nd
with Wee man
simeclimb68 24/Aug/11 Lead rpt
sgl0jd 24/Aug/11 -
stephenhartley 20/Aug/11 2nd
with Burns
MikeDowsett 17/Aug/11 2nd
with John Harrison
Hidden 14/Aug/11 Lead O/S
hotfeet 13/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Ant
antdav 13/Aug/11 2nd O/S
Matt Cooke 13/Aug/11 Lead O/S
treg 31/Jul/11 Lead dog

Harder than I remembered from seconding it last year. Oh, the joy of being on lead. Had to rest on the rope to depump and find the required commitment before the finishing layback.

Tony Holdsworth 21/Jul/11 2nd rpt

left after this as midges rampant

with Ian Holtby
Hidden 14/Jul/11 Lead
Hidden 10/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Nick Rundall 05/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Jon Pemberton
Bry 04/Jul/11 TR dog
with Tim, Brandy, Nicole, Stephen
al99 02/Jul/11 2nd rpt
centurion05 02/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with benji
JonPem ?/Jul/11 2nd
zombie_pat 26/Jun/11 2nd O/S
with Pete
Ewano 14/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Gazleah ?/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with henry jenkins
Goose4 31/May/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/May/11 2nd rpt
Hoyes 24/May/11 Lead dnf

Yet another HVS to come back too!

markfairbank 15/May/11 2nd
with Ian Moore
psychicbread 15/May/11 Lead dnf
with Max
Hidden 09/May/11 Lead O/S
Audrey Seguy ?/May/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Apr/11 Lead dnf
Dan Lane 19/Apr/11 2nd O/S

Good route that needs a bit of commitment to get up the last section.

with Martin Kocsis
Hidden 17/Apr/11 Lead O/S
DavidR 17/Apr/11 2nd rpt
Hidden 16/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Fran S8 09/Apr/11 Lead
Dave Turnbull, BMC 03/Apr/11 2nd
with Neil Foster
Hidden 03/Apr/11 Lead rpt
Joe Grondowski 02/Apr/11 Lead
with Ian Turton
SteWatkins ?/Apr/11 -
masa-alpin 26/Mar/11 2nd β
with Doug S
mark20 23/Mar/11 Lead O/S


Hidden 17/Mar/11 2nd rpt
Taer 06/Mar/11 2nd dnf
Brown 06/Mar/11 2nd
with Henry
Jonas Paulsson 06/Mar/11 2nd
with Oskar Alexandersson
bigie bob 01/Mar/11 Solo O/S
gazfellows 24/Feb/11 Lead O/S

Should be 3 stars, great route

with shaun d
Hidden 12/Feb/11 Lead O/S
Mowglee 22/Jan/11 Lead O/S

Cool route. Felt pretty tenuous getting wedged in the upper crack to sling the chockstone, should have just laybacked further up.

with Ali
Hidden ??/2011 Lead
Hidden ??/2011 Lead
RM199 ??/2011 2nd O/S
mwatson ??/2011 -
GuyM ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
cymjt ??/2011 -
mark_wellin 13/Nov/10 Lead O/S

Really good. Felt like a 6a+ sport route at winspit.

Ceridwen 13/Nov/10 2nd O/S
AlexD 13/Nov/10 2nd
with Ceri, Sophie
Sophie Nunn 13/Nov/10 Lead O/S
FlorianCastagne 13/Nov/10 Lead O/S
James Oakes 07/Nov/10 Lead O/S
with Rob Cooper, Brad Cowley
Chi Cheng 07/Nov/10 2nd rpt
braders94 07/Nov/10 2nd RP
with Rob Cooper, James Oakes
tebs 30/Oct/10 Lead O/S

very very good - quite burlyesque.

with Matt
treg 30/Oct/10 2nd

Fantastic climb.

joese7en 25/Oct/10 Lead O/S
Dave Foster 23/Oct/10 Lead O/S

...then the heavens opened.

with Si 2
Hidden 23/Oct/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 17/Oct/10 -
tatz45 12/Oct/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Oct/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 11/Oct/10 Lead dog
Mike_Hayes 02/Oct/10 Lead O/S
Pown 22/Sep/10 Lead rpt
PeteH 21/Sep/10 2nd O/S
mikeski 21/Sep/10 Lead
with PeteH
Laurence Everitt 18/Sep/10 Lead RP

tried in november 2009 and had to rest so had to come back again with mark and get it clean

with Mark D
Chi Cheng 17/Sep/10 2nd O/S
chrisallan 05/Sep/10 2nd O/S
highlux ?/Sep/10 Lead O/S

Hot greasy day. Quality climb!

Hidden 21/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Pilch 16/Aug/10 2nd rpt
with Graham
max_chan 31/Jul/10 2nd rpt
with Phil PCC, Steve Carty
JamieSparkes 31/Jul/10 Lead O/S
squidgebob 31/Jul/10 2nd O/S
with jamie
chrisbussell 27/Jul/10 2nd
with Tim O'Neill
tallsop 25/Jul/10 Lead O/S

Excellent, 3 stars!

with terry
Milne 25/Jul/10 2nd O/S
Martin Haworth 24/Jul/10 Lead rpt
with Pete Harris, Tony
Tony Holdsworth 24/Jul/10 2nd rpt
with Martin Haworth, Peter Harris
maxkellock 22/Jul/10 2nd O/S
with Hannes
Hannes B 22/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Max K
Alistair Corbett 18/Jul/10 Lead O/S

nice finish

with ben peake
Hidden 15/Jun/10 2nd
Hidden 23/May/10 2nd
davidwright 23/May/10 Lead O/S
with Sam
ChrisBrooke 15/May/10 Lead dog
with John Inkpen
Hidden 08/May/10 Lead O/S
Pown 08/May/10 2nd O/S
Ahab ?/May/10 Lead O/S
Kirill 25/Apr/10 2nd dog
cem 25/Apr/10 Lead dog
Graeme Hammond 24/Apr/10 Lead rpt

much easier lay backing than I remember, foot work must have improved again probably worth 3stars

with Tony
sam corbett 18/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Falko 17/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Al W.
paul ireland 15/Apr/10 Lead rpt

pumpy. commiting to the layback is scary.

Hidden 08/Apr/10 2nd O/S
oliwarlow 04/Apr/10 2nd
with Polly
JimR 18/Mar/10 -
Chubbard 18/Mar/10 Lead O/S
alexrafferty1986 31/Jan/10 Lead O/S
with Ian Sutcliffe
ianjfsutcliffe 31/Jan/10 2nd β
Seymore Butt ??/2010 -
katyvose1 ??/2010 -
TonyF ??/2010 -
nia ??/2010 Lead
Hidden ??/2010 Lead O/S
Mark D 15/Nov/09 2nd O/S
HeatherF 17/Oct/09 TR
with Jake
melonmike 14/Oct/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Oct/09 2nd β
jonka ?/Oct/09 -
belay bunny turned bad 26/Sep/09 2nd
with Debbie, loundsy
Hidden 26/Sep/09 Lead O/S
tomthecoolperson 24/Sep/09 Lead rpt
with Andrew
Hidden 24/Sep/09 2nd rpt
Twisty 22/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with Nigel Stock
Hidden 17/Aug/09 2nd rpt
tomthecoolperson 30/Jul/09 AltLd dog
with Andrew
Hidden 30/Jul/09 2nd RP
Graeme Hammond 09/Jul/09 2nd O/S

Also 2nd 28/May/10 with Alan Saul, and 07/Aug/10 with John Bramwell, 31/Mar/16 with Jim Slater

with Rob
ChuckstarUK 21/Jun/09 2nd dog

Nicola's lead. F*cking hard.

with Nicola and Rob
greenclimb 21/Jun/09 Lead rpt
with Sarah
nai 18/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Mel
caradoc 14/Jun/09 Lead O/S

View at- http://youtu.be/gEAVStvjVCE

with john b
chris sm 12/Jun/09 2nd O/S

Hideous beyond measure.

with Pippa Froggatt
odox 25/May/09 Lead dnf

Lead up to the last crack, then backed off (pumped) then started to rain so we ran off..

with Andy Birtwistle
Hidden 09/May/09 2nd
Hidden 01/May/09 Lead
Stig 29/Apr/09 Lead rpt
with james oswald
Rob Davies 27/Apr/09 Lead dog

After a rest, I jammed this really awkwardly to avoid the dreaded layback

with Angus McLean
Mick r 26/Apr/09 Lead O/S

good warm up for the day ahead.....great layback at the top at so glad to grab the jug over the top

with Martin
Pilch 22/Apr/09 Lead O/S

climbed quickly

with Ed
EdShep 22/Apr/09 2nd
Kyuzo 12/Apr/09 -
with Joe Prinold
Hidden 12/Apr/09 2nd O/S
Skell 21/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Kelvin
Hidden 21/Mar/09 2nd
Harald 28/Feb/09 Lead O/S
michaelja 28/Feb/09 Lead β
peggy_on_the_rocks 21/Feb/09 TR
with Dan
hrgcb ??/2009 Lead
with Joe Prinold
Hidden ??/2009 -
Hidden ??/2009 2nd
chris fox ??/2009 Lead O/S
nadeem ?/Dec/08 Lead dog
with Simon Smith
hamish2016 16/Nov/08 Lead

Rested before crux layback...knackered!

with Luke Lindsay
Andrew Sloan 16/Nov/08 Lead rpt

Strenuous route for the end of the day.

Hidden 26/Oct/08 Lead O/S
PenJD 16/Oct/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Oct/08 Lead O/S
lowersharpnose 16/Oct/08 Lead rpt
with Jim Walton, postmanpat
Dan 85 12/Oct/08 Lead O/S
with Tats
Shauna 11/Oct/08 2nd O/S

wish I'd led this!

with Steve
Hidden 08/Oct/08 2nd O/S
hailtryfan ?/Oct/08 2nd O/S
with Michael Porter
Mr Wild 28/Sep/08 2nd O/S
with Greg
gregoritos 28/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with Mr Wild
Ben Harper 27/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with Andy Webster
lukea 27/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with felix
tomB 13/Sep/08 2nd O/S
with Tim Griffin
figfour 07/Sep/08 Lead dog
Sidekick ?/Sep/08 Lead O/S
al99 31/Aug/08 Lead O/S
martinazando 31/Aug/08 2nd O/S
mshorter 25/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with alban + ben
ASchwirtz 16/Aug/08 2nd O/S
Toby Dunn ?/Aug/08 Solo
Jim Slater 24/Jul/08 Lead dog

Rested on gear before final layback sequence.

Becky E 24/Jul/08 2nd
Hidden 13/Jul/08 -
joe larner 24/Jun/08 2nd
Hidden 24/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Sankey 25/May/08 2nd O/S
with Luke
dannyboy83 24/May/08 Lead O/S
with Phil Davis
Mike Goldthorp 23/May/08 Lead O/S

Sweet, the layback at the top is dreamy!

with Kieran King, Sam Jones
Dave Mason 21/May/08 2nd O/S

Very fiesty I thought!!

with Trev Tatler
rogersavery 18/May/08 2nd O/S
tedburt 18/May/08 Lead O/S
bigphil 10/May/08 2nd O/S
with Toby & Calum
DavidR 10/May/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/May/08 2nd O/S
Chazz 17/Feb/08 2nd O/S
with Dave Naylor
mje1398 16/Feb/08 2nd O/S
with John M + Emily S
SteveM 10/Feb/08 Lead O/S
with Kat
kitkat78 10/Feb/08 2nd O/S
with SteveM
cmsg ?/Jan/08 2nd dog

Left foot smear slipped in stepping too high with right to finish. The laziness of seconding! Shame

with Joe Dyer
The old James turnbull ??/2008 Lead
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
Sean Kelly ??/2008 -
Hidden ??/2008 -
MikeDowsett ??/2008 2nd
with John Harrison
RocknRoll 30/Dec/07 2nd dog

Pumped after the first section and initially couldn't figure out how to progress on to the layback. Had a rest on the rope before doing the final layback

with Simon Shaw
Docent 15/Dec/07 2nd dog
with stecu
Different Steve 03/Nov/07 Lead rpt
PanzerHanzler 03/Nov/07 2nd dog
mattyork2 21/Oct/07 Lead O/S
jimbonfire 15/Oct/07 Lead O/S
tobydunford 30/Aug/07 Lead O/S
with Harry Martin
Hidden 28/Aug/07 Lead O/S
max_chan 12/Aug/07 TR O/S

Toproped as we'd set the rope up to get gear out of L'Horla!

with Steve
Oliver Sherman 04/Aug/07 Lead O/S
with Sophie Whyte
liamoloughlin ?/Aug/07 Lead
Whitt 29/Jul/07 Lead dog
with Ben ( random)
climbingpixie 28/Jul/07 2nd

Splendid HVS! Managing to take my jumper off halfway up the route whilst still doing it cleanly was a particular triumph for me ;-)

with Whitt
Hidden 05/Jun/07 2nd rpt
howlingbaboon 25/May/07 Lead dnf
with Rob
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 02/May/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Apr/07 Lead rpt
EG 15/Apr/07 TR RP

I struggled on the lead on this climb, and had to sling a rope down to rescue gear :-( Needless to say, with a rope above me it suddenly became easy.

with Kristy
Adam Potter 27/Mar/07 2nd
Hidden 03/Feb/07 Lead
shark 14/Jan/07 Lead
Rob Kennard ??/2007 -
steve taylor ??/2007 -
Nick Taylor ??/2007 Lead O/S
John Lisle ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 Lead
Andrew Sloan 30/Dec/06 2nd rpt
Alex@home ?/Dec/06 Lead O/S

top section was fine with sufficient commitment - how often is that true on grit

with nicos
Martin Haworth ?/Dec/06 Lead O/S
with Andy
Hidden 07/Nov/06 Lead rpt
adam carless 07/Nov/06 2nd rpt

The top layback is as fun as I remembered it

jonnyboy 23/Sep/06 Lead O/S
Jack Symmons ?/Sep/06 Lead
with Chris T
Hidden 28/Aug/06 Lead
Stig 27/Aug/06 2nd rpt
with Karl Walton
Andrew Sloan 26/Aug/06 Lead dnf
Alex Mason 05/Aug/06 Lead O/S

tough for the grade, you can get a stacked leg jam at the top to get the chockstone if your short like me and dont like laybacking.

steveb2006 10/May/06 2nd
with Roland Smith
AJ007 16/Apr/06 Lead
with Brian
Si dH 21/Jan/06 Lead O/S

Harder than I'd expected (1st route of the day), total pumpfest! Fortunately found a half-rest below the crux and managed to keep going.

with Stephen
Daniel Armitage 04/Jan/06 Lead O/S
loonyclimber ??/2006 Lead O/S

Scared the S&!t out of me.. wasn't tall enough to rest on the bridge.. and couldn't lassoo the chockstone.. only just made it.. last gear wav below the layback! :eek:

with Jen Green
dan gibson ??/2006 -
ArnaudG ??/2006 -
Hidden ??/2006 -
catt 12/Nov/05 2nd dog

rested to get gear out. will be back for the lead. brilliant.

with Toby
Tobias at Home 12/Nov/05 Lead O/S

cool layback

with catt
loonyclimber ?/Nov/05 Lead
climbingrick 23/Oct/05 Lead RP
Hidden ?/Oct/05 AltLd
Nicos 22/Sep/05 Lead O/S
with christos liaskos
Phil West 29/Aug/05 2nd
with Chris Tan
JWB 14/Aug/05 Lead O/S

1st HVS

2RoyalAnglian 14/Aug/05 2nd
with jwb
reg_measures 19/Jun/05 Lead β
with steve burdett
Hidden ?/Jun/05 Lead β
Hidden 14/May/05 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2005 -
UndercoverElephant ??/2005 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2005 2nd
Chris M ??/2005 -
Stig 01/Oct/04 2nd O/S
with Charlie Reade-Jahn
Apharri ?/Jul/04 Lead O/S
with Dave Wharton
Ropeboy 03/May/04 Lead
Hidden 27/Mar/04 Lead rpt
Ben1983 ?/Mar/04 Lead O/S
cornishben ??/2004 2nd O/S
with Gavin Edwards
Ram MkiV ??/2004 Lead O/S

1st lead/day out for some time. memorable as only just made it!

with Dan Holdsworth
Hidden ?/Jun/03 Lead
Budge 15/May/03 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/May/03 2nd
tuftynick ??/2003 -
Hidden 06/Oct/02 2nd rpt
nickdonohue ?/Jun/02 2nd
with Joe Brown
Hidden 07/Apr/02 2nd rpt
Stone Muppet ??/2002 -
Hidden 27/Oct/01 Lead O/S
Martin Bennett 27/May/01 -
with Kevin
Dave Bond 18/May/01 Lead O/S
with Adrian Whitehall
kato'sdad 03/Dec/00 Lead
RobSimmo 03/Dec/00 2nd
steveb2006 16/Sep/00 Lead
with Roland Smith
chrishedgehog 08/Sep/00 2nd
with Dan Bailey
D Tempest ?/Aug/00 2nd
with Rick
Hidden 08/Jul/00 2nd
Hidden 08/Jul/00 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2000 -
Hidden ??/2000 Lead O/S
Boy ??/2000 -
JonBray ??/2000 Lead O/S
marcoleptic ??/2000 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Nov/99 Lead O/S
CrashMat Rob 11/Jul/99 Lead O/S
with Nicky
ajc 08/Jul/99 Lead O/S
The Reaper 07/Jul/99 Lead O/S
with frank mckenna
Hidden 07/Apr/99 Lead
John Marsland 19/Sep/98 2nd
with Darrell Small
Billg 14/Feb/98 2nd
with Paul Guttridge
Dave Musgrove Jnr 25/Jan/98 Solo
with Chris Ranner, Al Willoner
craig matheson ?/Sep/97 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Jul/97 Lead
Hidden 25/May/97 Lead O/S
WB 09/Mar/97 Lead O/S
with Nicola
Hidden 08/Mar/97 Lead O/S
craig d ??/1997 -
Hidden ??/1997 -
Gordon Stainforth 01/Sep/96 Lead

I'm fairly sure it was given 4c then - a bit naughty. But great little route.

with John Cutcliffe
Simon cook ?/Jun/96 -
mikedelderfield 16/May/96 2nd O/S
steveb2006 14/May/96 Lead
with Rob Gambles
shoulders 13/Jul/95 Lead
with jason humphries
Hidden ?/May/95 Lead O/S
leadmat ?/Apr/95 -
nai ??/1995 2nd
Hidden 20/Aug/94 Lead O/S
michael burrows 09/Jul/94 2nd
with andy boorman
Dave Musgrove 04/Jul/94 -
GrahamHP ??/1994 -
Hidden ??/1994 Lead
Stoney Boy 24/Oct/93 Lead O/S
with Neil McCallum
Hidden 24/Aug/93 2nd rpt
Hidden 28/Jun/93 Lead
IanD353 ?/Jun/93 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Apr/93 Lead O/S
ste_d 12/Apr/93 2nd O/S
with mik
jamiev ??/1993 2nd β
jamiev ??/1993 2nd β
Hidden 27/Sep/92 AltLd
Hidden ??/1992 Lead
rob.grafton 14/Apr/91 Lead
with Bruce
Dave Musgrove 09/Sep/90 2nd
with David
Dave Musgrove Jnr 09/Sep/90 Lead
with Dad
Hidden 17/Jun/90 2nd
Marti999 ??/1990 Lead
Hidden ??/1990 -
gordonday ??/1990 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Sep/89 Lead O/S
craig h ?/Sep/89 -
John Marsland 19/Apr/89 2nd
with Neil Bulloch
Roget ?/Mar/89 Lead O/S
with jim
steveb2006 09/Aug/88 2nd

Insist Alistair leads after he sandbagged me on Toy. He stuggles much to my delight

with Pete Sandel, Alistair Nelson
Hidden 31/Mar/88 2nd O/S
Pete Pozman 15/Apr/87 Lead O/S
with Mark Gray
sadams 26/Dec/86 Lead
with Guy Townsend
Mike Owen 19/Mar/86 -
with Elaine Owen
Tom V ??/1986 -
stp 23/Jun/85 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/85 Lead
Hidden ??/1985 Lead
charlesmfrench 10/Dec/84 Lead O/S
steveb2006 14/Oct/82 2nd
with Mervyn Dudley
Hammy 12/Jul/81 Lead
with Simon Cardy
malc 07/Jun/81 2nd dog
Andy Say 15/Mar/81 Lead
Andy Fielding ??/1981 2nd
uphillnow ??/1981 2nd

led since. most recent ascent 5/10/2014 seconding cath walton

with richard sanderson
mark-abz 01/Jul/80 2nd
with Brian W
babymoac 13/Jun/80 Lead
with Mark Mitchell
Chris Craggs ??/1980 Lead
Dave Musgrove 04/Jul/79 Lead
Mark Kemball 13/May/79 Lead
with Sarah Bridge, George Mumford
Ken Taylor 20/Apr/79 AltLd
with George Diprose
Chris Terrey ??/1978 Lead
with Daryl Small, Dave Walker
Hidden 03/Jul/77 2nd
Hidden 03/Jul/77 Lead O/S
Gordon Stainforth 28/May/77 2nd
with Patrick Radford, Richard McGelligott
Nigel Bond 28/May/77 Lead
RichardMc 22/May/77 2nd
with Patrick Radford
Derek Ryden ??/1977 2nd O/S
with Tom Barbour
greenbuoy 03/Feb/74 2nd
andy gittins ??/1972 -
clanger ??/1972 -
rogerskews ??/1971 -
with Dane Atkins
mikej 06/Jul/69 Lead
with John Bickerdike
Hidden 26/May/68 2nd
mikej 05/Mar/67 Lead dnf
with Nigel Sumner
Hidden ??/1967 2nd
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