Rockfax Description
An excellent crack requiring a subtle blend of laybacking and jamming. Plenty of gear if you can hang about to place it. © Rockfax

FA. Allan Austin 1956

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

phildawson 07/Jun Lead O/S
Hidden 11/May TR
bigdrew 02/May Lead O/S

In the rain.. soaking wet Only just got up it

with Dunc
dannyboy83 27/Sep/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 29/Jun/13 2nd
harold walmsley 28/Jul/12 2nd O/S

Tough but gear all the way if you can place it

with Colin Struthers
fatbuoybazza 28/Jul/12 Lead dnf

Need to come back for this without first warmin up on the neighbourin route!!

A Crawford 07/May/12 TR

Loved it!! Massive long layback slimy slippy feet on green algea. Not too pumped though.

Whealiebob 25/Oct/11 2nd O/S

Excellent route, thanks for the tight rope Dave!!!

Hidden 15/Oct/11 Lead
btc 21/Apr/11 2nd O/S
with ian lovatt
Hidden 20/Apr/11 Lead RP
Hidden 20/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Graeme Hammond 18/Apr/10 Lead O/S

Hard and a bit precarious at times but really good despite appearing a little green! also led: 11/May/2015 with Jez, Neil Colquhoun an Pod

with Lauren Foster/Keeler, Paul Dewey
Cragrat Rich 15/Apr/10 Lead O/S

Bit green but sublime moves through the crux switching from laybacks and jams as required. Pity it's very short really

Hidden 15/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Seymore Butt ??/2010 -
nickcanute ??/2010 -
Hidden 26/Sep/09 Lead dnf
Hidden 24/Apr/09 Lead O/S
AsleepOnBelay 13/Apr/09 TR O/S


with Sarah Davis
Hidden 08/Apr/09 Lead O/S
timbanton ??/2008 -
rayash 27/Aug/07 2nd


with fenclimb
Hidden 27/Aug/07 Lead dog
Rob Davies ?/Aug/07 2nd

Hard enough to 2nd without having to stop to take gear out

with Angus McLean, Phil Ashton
Xav 02/Oct/05 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Apr/04 Lead
lithos 29/Jun/03 2nd O/S

bloody hard ! top gear though, dogged to death

julian allen 18/Apr/03 TR
Nigel Coe 22/Mar/03 Lead

1 fall

with Mike Harris
Hidden 20/Aug/02 Lead
Hidden 20/Apr/02 Solo O/S
mikej 14/May/00 TR
with Nick Salmon
buxtoncoffeelover ?/May/99 2nd
John Southworth ?/Aug/98 Lead O/S
with Dave Slater
goi.ashmore 08/Feb/98 Lead O/S
with Jamie
Hidden 25/Oct/97 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Sep/96 Lead
Roget 26/Mar/94 Lead O/S
Chris Ellis 17/May/92 2nd
with Nige Shaw
charlesmfrench 12/Aug/91 2nd O/S
Hidden 20/Jun/91 Lead
babymoac 26/May/90 TR
with Graeme
Hidden 26/May/89 Lead
Hidden ??/1985 TR
mark-abz 31/Aug/83 TR
Hidden 09/Sep/79 Lead
mikej 26/Jan/69 Lead dnf
with Wil Hurford
mikej 26/Dec/66 TR
with Nigel Sumner
Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
atom, mapperley samurai, Steve Waters, Mynydd, Hidden, Hidden
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