Rockfax Description
Just right of the arete, climb a short corner and the blocky continuation crack above. It gives steep climbing for the grade. © Rockfax

FA. J.W.Puttrell 1890

Ticklists: Puttrell's Progress, Froggatt to Black Rocks (BMC) - The Grade List, Peak Rock/1/ The 1st Peak District Tigers..

ClimberDateStyleNotes & Partners
Babika 06/Sep Lead O/S

Good route - surprisingly steep for the grade

Charles Leek
ipblake 18/Jul 2nd

Nicole lead, wobbled in the middle getting onto the ledge (no good holds to pull up with) but then completed with determination!!

col3 18/Jul Lead O/S

First lead of the year! Struggled on this one. Nearly bailed a few times. It's quite exposed at certain points and going up onto the midway ledge was mentally hard as there were no real handholds to grab onto! Ended up traversing to a large ledge off to the right, climbing up from there then up the right hand side and stepping onto the ledge. Pleased I convinced myself to carry on.

Steve Simpson, Dad, Paul
Simoisfab 18/Jul TR O/S

Nice Little top rope to finish the day.

David Walker 20/Jun Lead O/S
Jason McCluskey
MariaT 20/Jun 2nd O/S

Jackdaws nesting in back of cracks. 1 fledged shortly after we finished climbing.

paulerussell 20/Jun 2nd O/S
John Stibbard
albarnett93 07/Jun 2nd O/S
George Combe
phildawson 07/Jun 2nd O/S
Hidden 07/Jun Lead
PeteMc 06/Jun Lead O/S
Hidden 26/May Lead O/S
georgenvk 17/May Solo O/S
GregBristol 07/May 2nd
Matt Harmon 10/Mar Solo O/S
dannyboy83 16/Oct/14 Solo O/S
jshields 21/Sep/14 Lead

Repeat Sarah July '96.

Cameron Shields
paulharmer 01/Aug/14 Lead
John Price
paulharmer 01/Aug/14 2nd
John Price
daveagriff 17/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Stuart Hossack
tom0129 21/Apr/14 Lead β
andyclimber 13/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Sep/13 Solo O/S
Lancer 11/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Rosa PCC
RosieLynch ?/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Ester Knowles, Lewis Andrew
Jamie Buxton 02/Jun/13 2nd
Hidden 02/Jun/13 Lead O/S
thomb 26/May/13 Lead O/S
Babika 26/May/13 2nd

Enjoyable route

Bill Thurston, Rich B
victim of mathematics 12/May/13 Solo rpt
Blueso 05/May/13 Lead O/S
B4tgirl 05/May/13 2nd β

Quite squashed in parts and steep

Thunderthighsontheloose 28/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Bry 28/Apr/13 2nd β
Caroline Ashman
brownie mike 20/Apr/13 Lead
C May ?/Apr/13 Lead
Longsufferingropeholder ?/Apr/13 2nd
Gary A S 17/Sep/12 2nd O/S
Clee 17/Sep/12 Lead
JonBray 15/Sep/12 2nd β
Somerset swede basher 05/Sep/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 11/Aug/12 Lead O/S
bobstones 27/May/12 Lead O/S
rylett 24/May/12 Lead
Dave Heaton
Graeme Hammond 17/May/12 Solo O/S
rockmaverick ?/May/12 Solo
robblowen 30/Mar/12 Lead rpt

Solo aid practice.

PhillS 25/Mar/12 2nd
Rosie, Paul S
nutty_didz 11/Mar/12 Solo O/S
Josh Dickerson 11/Mar/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 10/Mar/12 Solo O/S
PAJames ??/2012 -
BikeClimbWalk 25/Sep/11 2nd
thedatastream 24/Sep/11 Lead O/S

In big boots as part of the 9 Edges Challenge 2011

Hidden 27/Aug/11 TR β
matthomas79 05/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Tala Murdock
Tala M 05/Aug/11 2nd O/S
Steve J P 24/Jul/11 Solo
Bernie Wylde 24/Jul/11 Solo
teamrob 02/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Jun/11 TR O/S
Steven Andrews 19/Jun/11 2nd O/S
Dan724 25/May/11 Solo O/S
CGlennie 01/May/11 Lead O/S
Andy Townsend
waynem1985 01/May/11 2nd
antdav 01/May/11 TR O/S
hotfeet 01/May/11 -

Had intended to do Garden Face Direct (VS 5a) but went off line.

Elsier 29/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Phil Cox 25/Apr/11 Lead
John Coe
Hidden 25/Apr/11 Lead O/S
MD 09/Apr/11 Solo O/S
alasdair19 ??/2011 -
mwatson ??/2011 -
rg1976 02/Oct/10 Lead O/S
squicky 02/Oct/10 2nd O/S

Very wet

Marcin78 ?/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Paul Ingate
gethin_allen 30/Aug/10 Lead O/S
shepman 28/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Ivan Muckle 17/Jul/10 Lead
Hidden 03/Jul/10 2nd O/S
jamiemcdonald ?/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Michelle Taylor
Hidden 27/Jun/10 Solo O/S
Martin Stevens 19/Jun/10 Lead O/S
John S.
Rhythm24 19/Jun/10 2nd β
hannah burkitt 19/Jun/10 Lead O/S
migs493 04/Jun/10 Solo O/S
ryansb90 22/May/10 Lead O/S

Inadvertently went off route, to large ledge to the right. Nice though. /Fence variant?

vshadow 22/May/10 2nd O/S
Powder Puff Girl 18/May/10 TR O/S
graphiclunarkid 16/May/10 Lead O/S

Steep climbing with a delicate crux and awkward gear placements (unless you have some large cams). I'd say this was closer to V.Diff.

valentinesbabe 16/May/10 TR O/S

Kev led, Charley seconded

Clare Jennings, Charley Fell, Geoff Burrows, Kevin Tithe, Steven Fletcher
charley 16/May/10 2nd O/S

Kev's lead

Clare, Steve Fletcher, Ange, Geoff, Kev
chumleywarner 16/May/10 TR O/S
arctic_jen 16/May/10 2nd
colin milton 15/May/10 Solo
sponge bob
danleyden 15/May/10 TR
Hidden 15/May/10 Lead
Hidden 10/May/10 2nd
Hidden 11/Apr/10 2nd O/S
nickcanute ??/2010 -
Pilch 26/Sep/09 Solo
Hidden 08/Aug/09 2nd O/S
Mutl3y 08/Aug/09 2nd
Clog 08/Aug/09 Lead
djk_105 ?/Jul/09 Lead
Pilch 21/Jun/09 Solo O/S

Another clean ascent by annabelle

annabelle, christopher
john.gaffney 24/May/09 Lead O/S

Lame with loads of birds nesting in crack which made it smell foul!

torialou 24/May/09 2nd
Hidden 02/May/09 Solo rpt
robblowen 13/Apr/09 Lead O/S
robblowen 13/Apr/09 2nd β
rednip120372 13/Apr/09 Lead
Hidden 12/Apr/09 Lead O/S
dfbpdave 12/Apr/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 07/Mar/09 Solo O/S
Pilch 24/Jan/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 19/Oct/08 2nd O/S
Hidden 28/Sep/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 16/Sep/08 Solo O/S
Mr Powly ?/Sep/08 Solo
andi taxi 25/Aug/08 Lead

brill climb, really good height

young will fron farndon
SuperstarDJ 23/Aug/08 2nd O/S

Jamie's first lead on grit in ages. Made easier work of it than I did on second. The step right at halfway felt more nervy than it should have - even though you could pretty much hop off the route at that point.

mungo 23/Aug/08 Lead O/S

Nice route, felt more like VDiff than Diff but thats probabaly down to my lack of routes on Grit this year!!

mintcake 24/Jul/08 Lead
John Kelly
Hidden 27/Jun/08 Lead O/S
donkster 25/Jun/08 2nd O/S
Ropeboy 04/Jun/08 Solo
snowy owl 26/May/08 2nd
Rosie Fuller
wwykeham 18/May/08 2nd O/S

Paul remembers how to lead...

paul_d 18/May/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/May/08 2nd O/S
whiting.jp 11/May/08 2nd

just lovely

jamesca and guillame
Hidden 03/May/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Feb/08 Lead O/S
catt 03/Nov/07 2nd O/S

By headtorch. Spooky!

broccoligirl 03/Nov/07 Lead
Kiera Monkey, Iain and Blane
Simon Caldwell 15/Sep/07 2nd O/S

Nine Edges Endurance

Hidden 08/Sep/07 Solo
Reaver2k 01/Sep/07 2nd O/S

Dad led this one, Neil followed, then Matt led it (his first lead with his new rack) and I seconded it, easy enough really, maybe slightly more VDiff for its steepness but would be an easy one. Went up the gully at the end to get Matts gear out, but then downclimbed and did the direct route, easy enough but intimidating I'm sure for a Diff leader as gear is at feet and its a 3c move. Worth a wander, possibly a better solo though.

Dad, Neil, Matt
pog100 01/Sep/07 Lead O/S
matthewjames 01/Sep/07 Lead O/S
markhammonds 07/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Helen Severn
Circus 04/Aug/07 Solo O/S
Pilch 12/Jul/07 Solo O/S
Hidden 01/Jun/07 Lead
TobyA 02/May/07 Solo O/S
Chris Ellis 15/Apr/07 Lead
Helen Odwell
popebenedictus 14/Apr/07 TR O/S

Meandered around the general area of this climb

Hidden 10/Nov/06 Solo rpt
Hidden 10/Nov/06 Solo β
Stig 02/Nov/06 Solo O/S
Charlie Reade-Jahn
SecretSquirrel 14/Oct/06 2nd
practicalcat 14/Oct/06 Lead
Hidden 18/Sep/06 Solo rpt
baldcoder 02/Jul/06 Lead O/S
Little Old Lady
howlingbaboon ?/Jun/06 Lead O/S
Nicos 09/Feb/06 Solo O/S
Pete Graham ??/2006 Solo
MikeDowsett ??/2006 2nd
victim of mathematics 14/May/05 Solo O/S
Cornish Merlin 14/May/05 Solo
Jen79 ?/May/04 2nd
Ginny Carter
Ander 20/Apr/04 Lead
Marq 21/Jun/03 2nd O/S
Hidden 04/May/03 2nd O/S
snowy owl ?/May/03 Lead
Hidden 20/Apr/03 Solo O/S
Hidden 17/Aug/02 Lead O/S
Sankey 16/Jun/02 2nd
Andy E
DerwentDiluted 12/May/02 Solo
Hidden ?/Jul/99 Solo
Hidden 25/Jul/98 Solo
Budge 09/Jul/98 Lead O/S
Alison Dudley, Adrian Fox
Rampikino 29/Jul/97 Solo
Kelly Fitzgibbon
Hidden 12/Apr/97 Solo
Roget 30/Mar/97 Solo O/S
Hidden 31/Aug/96 Solo O/S
Rog Wilko ?/May/95 2nd
Debbie Wilkinson
andrewbooth1000 02/Nov/94 2nd
Ed Lewis
Hidden 14/May/94 Solo
Raggar 06/Oct/91 2nd
Jo G
Laramadness 10/Apr/91 Solo
Hidden 19/May/90 Lead O/S
tapley 22/Apr/90 -
RichardMc 09/Apr/89 Solo
Dave Langmead
Iain Thow 06/Jun/88 Solo
Hidden 08/May/73 Solo
Andy Say ??/1971 Lead
mikej 03/Jun/65 Solo
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