Rockfax Description
The thin crack has a tough move or two to reach a large hole. Easier climbing above, or escape left. © Rockfax

FA. Richard Brown (2 pts) 1951. FFA. Len Millsom 1963

Ticklists: Peak Rock/7/8/Biven-Peck Partnership/1950's a Developing Decade, All trad climbs at Birchen Edge.

Mark Duncan 17/Jan -

I assumed the small flake to the right was in, otherwise would be harder than v3 i think

Sam Husband 03/Oct/15 TR dnf

Rigged toprope from halfway break after failing to start a few times. Seemed very hard still but was trying to be very ethical about what's in.

with Hana Mabb
dominic lee 06/Jun/15 Solo
Longsufferingropeholder 10/May/15 Lead G/U

Took a couple of tries to figure it out. Finished up Crow's Nest.

with C May
C May 10/May/15 2nd
with Tim
charley 27/Feb/15 Solo G/U

Couple of goes at the start, above a pad...

Hidden ??/2015 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Dec/14 Sent x
Robin Nichols 02/Dec/14 Solo O/S
with Jemma
Albachoss 12/Oct/14 Lead RP

Took a few tries on the start with a mat.

RKirke 12/Oct/14 Lead RP
with Freshers
hirving 18/Aug/14 TR dnf

Didn't look to bad from the bottom so thought i'd give it ago but couldn't get past the crux

with Robbie Irving
Sam Husband 10/Jun/14 Lead dnf
with Tom
Hidden 17/May/14 Lead β
Duck Egg 02/Feb/14 Sent x
with Jon Stewart
LakesWinter 19/Jan/14 Lead
with Dave
deacondeacon 16/Nov/13 Lead O/S

finished up 'lookout arete'

Hardcore Pat 27/Jun/13 Solo RP

With a mat to start.

Hidden 04/Jun/13 Lead
Harry Thorpe 02/Feb/13 Lead O/S
with Paul Hazell
karol dubas 15/Nov/12 Lead RP

Above Mats

Ewano 11/Nov/12 Sent x

Ok. Finished up The Crow's Nest.

mark20 27/Sep/12 Sent x


Hidden 27/Sep/12 Sent O/S
Hidden 20/May/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/May/12 Solo
Hidden 31/Mar/12 TR dog
will909 24/Mar/12 Lead β
marcoleptic 12/Mar/12 Solo dnf

Got crux moves but need spotter to finish

thefuturesmiles ?/Mar/12 Lead rpt

took a lob from the top of the crux sequence! got it clean once my leg stopped shaking :) felt e2 without mats! finished up crow's nest which is lovely.

Monkey_bill ?/Mar/12 2nd
PAJames ??/2012 -
Hidden ??/2012 -
andrew hammond 01/Oct/11 Solo RP
jack adams 01/Oct/11 Lead RP
with andy
Jonathan Hall 21/Aug/11 Solo
lozowen 19/Aug/11 Solo
mtempest 15/Aug/11 Solo
Hidden 05/Jul/11 Lead O/S
disturbed_one51 24/Apr/11 Solo
Dave Mason ?/Apr/11 Solo O/S
shaky2 08/Mar/11 TR
Joe Costello 30/Jan/11 Sent
Hidden 02/Jan/11 Solo
Hidden 17/Oct/10 Sent x
simeclimb68 14/Aug/10 Solo rpt
AsleepOnBelay 29/Jul/10 Sent
Hidden 22/May/10 TR RP
Hidden 22/May/10 Solo RP
Chris M 23/Apr/10 Lead
with Tommy B
Hidden 23/Apr/10 2nd O/S
Rampikino 04/Apr/10 TR


with Cat
James_D 07/Mar/10 Lead O/S
with Tim
Hidden 27/Sep/09 Lead
morrisdaboss 26/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Cecile
thomasadixon 23/Jan/09 2nd RP

Worked as in had a couple of goes without a rope then got it clean first time seconding.

with Alan, Andy
drysori ??/2009 Lead
tom.ireson 19/Oct/08 Lead dog
with Sam Lowe
adam carless 21/Sep/08 Solo O/S

with a mat at the bottom - so more of a v3 boulder problem followed by a severe solo. Still really chuffed to get those moves figured out.

LankyPaddy 03/May/08 Sent x
Somerset swede basher 08/Sep/07 Solo G/U

This is a boulder problem (and a very good one!)

with Sarah, Abi and Dave
tradguy 29/Jul/07 Lead O/S
with Mark Hazell
Jon_Warner 26/May/07 Solo dnf

Greasy as.. coulndnt do it.

with Jonny
Hidden 18/Apr/07 Solo O/S
Graeme Hammond 16/Mar/07 Solo RP

mat used

Pythonist 22/Sep/06 Solo O/S
with JdP
Monk 25/Jun/06 Lead O/S

Got the start first go.

with RUMC
Boy ??/2006 -
dannyboy83 ?/Oct/04 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Aug/03 Solo
Laramadness 06/Sep/01 Solo O/S
Hidden 03/Sep/00 Solo
Strong Steve 16/May/00 Sent O/S
craig d ??/1999 -
Roget 01/Feb/92 Solo O/S
Michael Hood 28/Jun/90 Solo
goi.ashmore 08/Oct/88 Solo RP

Ground up

Andy Say 08/Oct/88 Solo
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