Rockfax Description
Climb the short slab into the chimney. Continue to a roof and exit awkwardly leftwards to gain a slab and an easy finish. © Rockfax

FA. Henry Bishop, early 1910s 1912

Ticklists: All trad climbs at Birchen Edge.

FlavioL1989 18/Oct Solo O/S
Stephen Halliday 04/Oct 2nd
JoeJegat 26/Sep Lead dnf
with Michael Bonallie
Michael Bonallie 26/Sep Lead O/S
th0ma5_ander50n 19/Sep Solo O/S
Hidden 19/Sep TR O/S
climbingxcat 19/Aug 2nd O/S
with Brian
TomYates 25/Jul Solo O/S
Hidden 18/Jun Solo O/S
gaz3212 16/Jun Lead O/S
avmpsycho 29/Apr 2nd O/S

Che led

with Miles, Che
Hidden 19/Apr 2nd
the power 02/Apr Solo O/S
Maddi Stewart ?/Mar 2nd

Megs first lead

John Higgs 13/Dec/14 Solo O/S
Babika 20/Oct/14 Lead

Miles better than it looks from the ground. The back and footing in the gully is fun, abeit polished

twodada 20/Oct/14 2nd
with Rosi
Hidden 19/Oct/14 2nd
JulianB 19/Oct/14 Lead O/S
rd20 30/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Sam
will_benfold 24/Aug/14 Solo O/S
Sol Armer 26/Jul/14 Solo
Hidden 31/May/14 Solo O/S
kingy.r ?/May/14 Lead
JonesJ 29/Apr/14 Lead
lloydellis93 ?/Nov/13 Solo
Foxy1984 10/Sep/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 10/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Thinker01 01/Sep/13 Lead O/S
matbrown333 ?/Sep/13 Solo
prwalker 30/Aug/13 Lead
with Rhys Williams, Mark Fisher
cdpuk 25/Aug/13 2nd O/S

Another awkward chimney selected by Richard.

with Richard Barnes
gGor 18/Aug/13 Lead O/S
B4tgirl 13/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Tony
Blueso 13/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Jezz
Hidden 29/Jun/13 Solo
scott mayled 04/Jun/13 TR O/S
with zoomer
OwenDT 19/May/13 Lead
Hidden 19/May/13 2nd
Mrabey 20/Apr/13 Lead O/S
ChrisBrooke 02/Mar/13 Solo rpt
andy.smythe ?/Mar/13 Lead
deacondeacon 13/Nov/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 08/Oct/12 Solo
Hidden 16/Sep/12 Lead O/S
iang74 16/Sep/12 2nd
gronbech 09/Sep/12 Solo O/S
sopaz 08/Sep/12 Lead
HIGHTOWER 04/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with Dave Kerr, Ben Lasham
Wayne S 20/Jul/12 Lead
65m moderate millington 09/Jul/12 Solo O/S

went up this to set up toprope for naomi on monument gully buttress

Hidden 10/Jun/12 Solo
Marcusk 23/May/12 Lead O/S
with Jon, Nigel
JonJavlin 23/May/12 2nd O/S
with Nigel and Marcus
Hidden 23/May/12 2nd
rjpritchard 26/Apr/12 Lead
SamP88 26/Apr/12 2nd
kfowler141 06/Apr/12 Lead
Hidden 24/Mar/12 2nd
Hidden 16/Mar/12 Solo O/S
Andy Moles 12/Mar/12 Solo O/S
with -
Rich098 03/Mar/12 Lead dnf
AMJ098 25/Feb/12 2nd O/S
with Jenna mckeer, Robin Wilson
jennamsmile 25/Feb/12 TR
with Adam Jordan, Robin Wilson
robinmuzette 25/Feb/12 Lead O/S
with Jenna Mckeer, Adam Jordan
Hidden 14/Jan/12 Solo rpt
Nick F Smith 04/Dec/11 Solo
catty_9 29/Oct/11 Lead


with Alex Tibbs
ianjdodd 28/Oct/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 28/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Sep/11 Solo O/S
Gazleah 17/Sep/11 Solo O/S
with serge
AndrewShanks 07/Aug/11 2nd
with Simon
ggflett 31/Jul/11 Solo
hcaw 09/Jul/11 -

First lead of the day, nice!

with Jenny Cawson
adam carless 12/May/11 Solo O/S
JdotP 08/May/11 Solo O/S

A break from SPA training...

papalazarou 01/May/11 Solo O/S

I finished by just stepping over from the other side of the crack, which was easy, but I'm not sure that's the idean

TheLiz 13/Apr/11 2nd
with Ollie Lancett, Tim Lee
Hidden 26/Mar/11 Lead O/S
kirky_p 02/Sep/10 Lead
Martin Stevens 19/Aug/10 Lead rpt
with Tony M.
Hidden 19/Aug/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 09/Aug/10 Lead O/S
SuperstarDJ 31/Jul/10 Lead O/S

Bit trickier than it should have been as it was still pretty wet in the back of the gully.

Gerlach 31/Jul/10 2nd
andycash 31/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with charlie o'brian
batterj2 25/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Jul/10 2nd
Hidden 30/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Jonathan Hall 21/May/10 Solo
MarkCunnington 25/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Marc Blackband
Hidden 11/Apr/10 2nd
colin milton 09/Apr/10 Solo
Hidden ??/2010 -
Ken Taylor ??/2010 -
Pilch 31/Oct/09 Solo
Hidden 17/Oct/09 Solo O/S
Graeme Hammond 10/Oct/09 Solo O/S

awkward exit

disturbed_one51 08/Oct/09 Solo
Hidden 08/Oct/09 Solo
robjc89 ?/Oct/09 2nd O/S
with Tom Mayes
adam clarke 20/Sep/09 2nd
with James Hulme
Hidden 02/Sep/09 Lead O/S
Nick1981 ?/Aug/09 2nd
lancashire_dry 31/Jul/09 2nd
Chris_Williams 25/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with Zenobia Mehta
Hidden 27/Jun/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 24/Jun/09 Solo O/S
edmitchell 22/Jun/09 Lead O/S

Take a trowel...

with alice wood
Benrj 19/Jun/09 Solo
with jay mowat
robjc89 ?/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Tom Mayes
Hidden 22/Apr/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 17/Apr/09 Lead
chadrads 29/Mar/09 Lead O/S
tractorbachcoch 29/Mar/09 2nd O/S
with Peter, Teresa
Lady T 29/Mar/09 2nd dog
with Peter, Iwan
Mongoose 21/Mar/09 Lead O/S

Tough crux move over the lip restricted by overhang and wall behind. Rubbish belay; should have been above the route not out to the side.

Hidden 21/Mar/09 2nd dnf
Hidden ??/2009 Lead
Hidden ??/2009 -
echoes ??/2009 Lead O/S
drysori ??/2009 Lead
howlingbaboon 27/Dec/08 Solo rpt
howlingbaboon 23/Dec/08 Solo rpt
Hidden 18/Oct/08 Lead O/S
trigger118 28/Sep/08 Lead O/S
Adderbury Climber 28/Sep/08 2nd O/S
Hidden 15/Aug/08 Lead O/S
tedburt 13/Jul/08 Lead O/S
with Pete Hayes
climbingrev 14/Jun/08 2nd O/S

Pleasant outing

Hidden 09/Jun/08 Solo O/S
jasoncanjuggle 08/May/08 2nd O/S
LankyPaddy 06/May/08 Solo O/S
mintcake 03/May/08 Lead
with Chrissy & Mary
London Luke ?/May/08 Lead
sparra 26/Apr/08 Lead O/S
with rob f
Hidden 23/Feb/08 2nd
Phil Jennings 08/Feb/08 Lead O/S
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
Jamie Buxton 18/Oct/07 Lead O/S
with Haydn williams
Hidden 18/Oct/07 2nd O/S
Hidden 16/Sep/07 Lead
Somerset swede basher 15/Sep/07 Solo O/S
with Sarah and Abi
Hidden 15/Sep/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Sep/07 2nd
Alfredo ?/Sep/07 Solo
mark20 30/Aug/07 Lead O/S

I made a right mess of this

Hidden 07/Aug/07 Lead
Hidden 24/Jul/07 2nd
howlingbaboon 18/May/07 Solo rpt
Hidden ??/2007 -
timmy-ts ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 Solo
Hidden ??/2007 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Nov/06 2nd
gibbo38 08/Oct/06 Lead
with Robert
Hidden 23/Sep/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Sep/06 2nd O/S
Ben1983 17/Sep/06 Solo O/S
munnsy 04/Aug/06 Lead
AJ007 11/Jul/06 Solo
howlingbaboon 09/Jul/06 Lead O/S
with Ruthy
Bokonon 11/Jun/06 Solo O/S
mol 03/Jun/06 Solo
tobydunford 11/May/06 Solo O/S
Rampikino 14/Apr/06 Lead
with MMC Various
Hidden 31/Mar/06 Lead
Hidden 31/Mar/06 2nd
John Lisle ??/2006 -
Hidden 02/Oct/05 2nd rpt
Hidden 26/Sep/05 Solo
Chris Davids 07/Aug/05 2nd O/S
with Bethan
net 02/Jul/05 Lead
Nicos 03/Mar/05 Solo O/S
with solo
dannyboy83 ?/Oct/04 Solo O/S
OffshoreAndy 28/Aug/04 Solo
Jeremy Wilton 01/Aug/04 Lead O/S

Second climb (lead) outdoors

with Richard Brown
Pelleas ?/Aug/04 2nd
with Martin
victim of mathematics 23/Apr/04 Lead O/S
Rampikino 17/Apr/04 Lead
with Liz Hay
masa-alpin 13/Apr/04 Lead O/S
with Adam W
samwelli 26/Mar/04 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2004 -
dangerousoldfool ??/2004 Solo
with Budge
chrisrogers ?/Sep/03 Lead O/S
with TWMC
loose85 13/Aug/03 Lead O/S
SteveM 06/Aug/03 Lead
with Rosie
Hidden 21/Jun/03 Solo
Hidden 17/Jun/03 Solo O/S
Hidden 24/May/03 Solo O/S
Hidden 03/Apr/03 Solo rpt
chris warner ?/Apr/03 Lead
VS4b ??/2003 2nd
Hopevalleypaul 23/Sep/02 Lead
with Mike C
Yourlead 29/Jul/02 Solo
rob k 18/Jul/02 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Jun/02 Solo O/S
Hidden 08/May/02 Solo
DerwentDiluted 06/Apr/02 Solo
Simon Caldwell ??/2002 2nd rpt
with Carmen
Mark Riley ?/Sep/00 Solo O/S
Budge 13/Jul/00 2nd O/S
with Carl Tiivas, Mike Oates
chris sm 18/Jul/99 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/99 Lead
rocktigger ?/Jun/99 Lead O/S
with Ben
Ian Archer 24/Aug/98 Solo O/S
CrashMat Rob 08/Jun/97 Lead O/S
with Kelly's Ian
Roget 01/Mar/97 Solo O/S
Hidden 30/May/96 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/1996 -
nigehughes ?/Jun/95 Solo
Hidden 14/Apr/95 Solo
andrewbooth1000 13/Mar/95 Solo
BruceW ??/1995 Solo O/S
mikej 08/Aug/93 Lead
with M
Chris Ellis 15/Sep/91 Solo
babymoac 27/Jan/91 Solo
nai ??/1991 Solo
Hidden 13/Oct/90 Solo
Laramadness 28/Sep/90 Solo O/S
lithos ?/Mar/90 Solo
Marti999 ??/1990 Lead
Hidden ??/1989 2nd
climbhigher0 25/Jun/88 Solo O/S
goi.ashmore 30/Apr/88 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/1987 -
Iain Thow 20/Sep/86 Solo
Hidden ??/1985 Solo
andy tetsill ?/Oct/83 Lead
with Manchester Poly
Ena ?/Sep/82 Solo
Nigel Bond 04/Mar/81 Solo
Hidden 02/Nov/80 Solo
tapley 14/Aug/80 Lead
with Alison Tapley
Rob Davies 10/Jun/80 Solo
mark-abz 03/Apr/80 Solo
Ghastly Rubberfeet ??/1980 Solo
CrashMat Rob ??/1980 Lead O/S


Hidden ??/1979 Lead
Chris Terrey ??/1979 Solo
MikeDowsett ??/1978 Lead
Mark Kemball 03/Nov/77 Solo
Nigel Bond 20/Apr/76 Solo
petemeads ??/1976 Solo
RichardMc 19/Oct/75 Solo
Hidden 24/Aug/75 Solo
mikej 01/Jan/71 Solo
with Stewart Grant
mikej 31/Aug/70 Solo
with E
Andy Say ??/1969 Solo
mikej 23/Apr/66 Solo
with Dave Williams, Ted Markham, Nigel Sumner
mikej 22/Nov/64 TR
with Paul Richardson
mikej ?/Oct/64 2nd
with Clarry May
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