Admiral's Progress* D
12m.

Rockfax Description
Progressing up the wide V-chimney is straightforward. © ROCKFAX

Ticklists: Froggatt to Black Rocks (BMC) - The Grade List, All trad climbs at Birchen Edge.

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 403 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

MLH - Lead rpt - 11/Apr/15 with J Palmer

bradley_bear_96 - 2nd - 30/Mar/15

the power - Solo O/S - 10/Mar/15 with Billy

Robin Nichols - Solo O/S - 17/Feb/15

Lukem6 - Solo - 24/Dec/14

Hidden - Lead dnf - 15/Nov/14

JP78 - Solo rpt - 01/Nov/14

althesin - 2nd O/S - 29/Oct/14 with schristophersmith

schristophersmith - Lead O/S - 29/Oct/14 with silas feaver

Alkis - Solo O/S - 25/Oct/14 with Jack Bradbrook

This was a fun twisty thrutchy chimney/crack, that I enjoyed.
sally_v - 2nd O/S - 18/Oct/14 with Naath

Yay, a real life chimney. Best.
naath - Lead - 18/Oct/14 with Sally

ThomasDunn - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/14

johngriffin - 2nd - 01/Oct/14

rurp - Sent O/S - 30/Sep/14

Retro Rowan - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/14

Paul Hy - Solo O/S - 27/Sep/14

cheeky - Solo O/S - 15/Sep/14

mark4344 - Solo - 15/Sep/14

Julie lead this route, i took a second and it was enjoyable.
nicnac67 - 2nd - 14/Sep/14 with Julue

First trad lead ever
pawel suhy - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/14 with Camilla PCC, Robin PCC

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 31/Aug/14

will_benfold - Solo O/S - 24/Aug/14

Hidden - Lead - 23/Aug/14

Durkules - 2nd - 20/Aug/14

bit of a squeeze at the end
climbingisgreat - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/14 with Charles Wallace

Nigel Bond - Solo - 18/Jul/14

MLH - Lead - 09/Jul/14 with Andy L-H

Mayaculpa - Solo - 02/Jul/14

benlatham07 - Solo β - 26/Jun/14

peter.ravenscroft27 - Solo - 24/Jun/14

Le Chevalier Mal Fet - Solo - 21/Jun/14

andyclimber - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/14

amccann - Solo O/S - 17/May/14

adam carless - Solo rpt - 05/May/14

Hidden - TR O/S - 16/Apr/14

JamesRoddie - Solo O/S - 15/Apr/14

Ablewings - TR O/S - 15/Apr/14

Hidden - Solo - 02/Apr/14

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Mar/14

Hidden - Lead - 29/Mar/14

pete_naylor - 2nd O/S - 16/Mar/14

steveg - Lead - 16/Mar/14

MLH - Lead O/S - 13/Mar/14 with Paul Colvin

paulcolvin83 - TR O/S - 13/Mar/14 with michael lumley-holmes

Marzy95 - Lead O/S - Mar/14

AshBash - Solo O/S - 26/Feb/14

The crappy dank caving route variation
thetradlad - Solo O/S - 16/Feb/14

williamrchalk - Lead O/S - 2014 with Tim Newman

thedreadedchris - 2014

Neil Henson - Solo rpt - 01/Dec/13

nation1 - 2nd O/S - 01/Dec/13

descent
MoWalker3 - Solo - 01/Dec/13

ben.phillips - 2nd O/S - 20/Oct/13

In offensive quantities of rain, quite a good laugh
Stroppy - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/13 with Tom Bushell

quite nice, easy
Russ - Solo O/S - 01/Oct/13

lloydellis93 - Solo - Oct/13

church465 - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/13 with Natalya Penfold

Taking up 2 novices
matthewlyen - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/13

Hidden - Solo - 14/Sep/13

nick ferro - 01/Sep/13 with Sonam Norbu

rbrookes2 - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/13 with Sonam Norbu, Nick Ferro

gGor - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/13 with Nayla ElDahdah

mitch - 2nd O/S - 01/Aug/13 with Dave Hollins

richy381 - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/13 with Pascaline

Neil Henson - Solo O/S - 11/Jul/13

BStar - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/13 with Rachael

Rachael88 - 2nd - 06/Jul/13 with Adam

mfisher - Solo O/S - 04/Jul/13

LovelyMrTom - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/13 with Emma Mines

Ejminee - 2nd - 02/Jun/13 with LovelyMrTom

Thought this was Powder Monkey Parade so stepped around onto the slab to do the finish of Bulbous Bow
ilarge - 2nd O/S - 01/Jun/13 with Paul Fobbester

Hidden - 2nd - 19/May/13

OwenDT - 2nd - 19/May/13

Steve Palmer - Solo O/S - 04/May/13

Hidden - Solo - 29/Apr/13

jwa - Solo - 22/Apr/13 with Peter Hill

MarkCunnington - Solo O/S - 20/Apr/13 with Phil Hewish

mky77 - 2nd - 20/Apr/13

JP78 - Solo - 20/Apr/13

Phil Hewish - Solo - 20/Apr/13

Hidden - TR - 14/Apr/13

ChrisBrooke - Solo rpt - 02/Mar/13

Jimbo C - Solo O/S - 16/Feb/13

Dan Geh - 2nd O/S - 02/Feb/13 with Freshers

Climbed in the dark with Head Torches first routes of 2013!
paulharmer - Lead - 09/Jan/13 with John Price

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2013

AlanPedrick - 2013

JonnyW - Solo O/S - 04/Nov/12 with Andrew Clow, Matt Everett

deacondeacon - Solo - 01/Oct/12

john max - 2nd - 19/Sep/12 with Fang

Steve Palmer - 2nd O/S - 08/Sep/12 with Mike Godden

misterb - Solo O/S - 07/Aug/12

mapperley samurai - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/12 with Rachel Moss

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/12

Hidden - Solo - 10/Jun/12

dave1066 - 2nd O/S - 16/May/12 with Pat Ramirez

Josh Dickerson - Solo O/S - 16/May/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/May/12

rachchanter - Lead - 05/May/12

rjpritchard - 2nd - 26/Apr/12

Nick F Smith - Solo - 13/Apr/12

Hidden - Lead - 30/Mar/12

JamesKing817 - Lead - 27/Mar/12

jakethepeg - 2nd - 27/Mar/12

Hidden - Solo - 26/Mar/12

Topped out, rather than crawled out.
KippStudley - Lead O/S - 26/Mar/12

JonnyW - Solo - 18/Mar/12

Hidden - Solo rpt - 16/Mar/12

Andy Moles - Solo O/S - 12/Mar/12 with -

jmcshopes - Lead O/S - Mar/12

Hidden - Solo - 2012

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 19/Nov/11

chrissy - Lead - 06/Nov/11 with jaqui

ianjdodd - 2nd O/S - 28/Oct/11 with Jon Allen

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Oct/11

alexcollins123 - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/11

loz1234 - Lead O/S - 08/Oct/11

sgl0jd - Solo - 01/Oct/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 24/Sep/11

down climb for next route
Gazleah - Solo O/S - 17/Sep/11 with serge

oodledoodle - Solo O/S - 14/Sep/11 with Kurt Davy

Hidden - Solo O/S - 09/Sep/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/Sep/11

t_hume - 2nd - 28/Aug/11

ronmcdonald - Lead O/S - Aug/11

Marcusk - Lead - 28/Jul/11 with Jon

JonJavlin - 2nd O/S - 28/Jul/11 with Marcus Kenyon

Hidden - Solo O/S - 26/Jul/11

First lead.
KiddaValue - Lead - 24/Jul/11

-Deej-1 - 2nd - 24/Jul/11 with KiddaValue

Danny Crump - Solo - 22/Jul/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 20/Jul/11

jack89 - Solo - 20/Jul/11

adamwesthead - Solo O/S - 19/Jul/11

Phil Cox - Lead - 03/Jul/11 with John Coe

Eddie Shelbourne - Lead - 13/Jun/11 with Terry harris-ellis

egwp01 - Solo O/S - 05/Jun/11 with Jo Wheatley, Ander, Will Mason

stev1e.wilso - Lead - 05/Jun/11 with Dylan

Hidden - Solo O/S - 05/Jun/11

Ander - Solo - 05/Jun/11 with Eggie

Sparrowmonkey - Solo - 05/Jun/11 with Eggie

bigbadbob12345 - 2nd - 04/Jun/11 with Steve Wilson

My favourite route, doable in walking boots but it can be slippery and catch you out if you're too cocky!
CharlieBartlett - Solo rpt - Jun/11

Hidden - Jun/11

ianjfsutcliffe - Solo O/S - 15/May/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 13/May/11

sylwia - Lead - 07/May/11 with Ross

Nice easy chimney. Good warm up
papalazarou - Solo O/S - 01/May/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/11

solo up admirals head at the back, great fun, then seconded rowans lead
65m moderate millington - Solo O/S - 23/Apr/11

TheLiz - Lead - 13/Apr/11 with Tim Lee

Hidden - Solo O/S - 12/Apr/11

Lev - Solo - 12/Apr/11 with Emma Ross

Joe's first lead.
markhammonds - 2nd β - 08/Apr/11 with Joe Barragry

Hidden - Lead - 29/Mar/11

Eastern Grip guide book Diff.
Rob-Tomo - 2nd O/S - 16/Mar/11

climbing_wiggy - 2nd rpt - 27/Feb/11 with Jo, Mary

mary - Lead - 27/Feb/11 with Jo

Hidden - Sent - 03/Jan/11

i love grit :)
65m moderate millington - Lead O/S - 21/Dec/10 with robin heathcote

phildavies84 - Solo O/S - 31/Oct/10

This done in order to retrieve gear from an attempt at the HVS to the left.
ElvisLeg - 2nd O/S - 04/Sep/10 with Daniel Heath

Hjort - Solo O/S - 03/Sep/10

kirky_p - 2nd - 02/Sep/10

edd rab - Solo O/S - 01/Sep/10

jenniferanncleaver - Lead - 01/Sep/10

Sam..Oliver - Lead - 01/Sep/10

LivinITlarge - Solo O/S - 22/Aug/10

eel - Solo O/S - 19/Aug/10

chris.mac - 15/Aug/10 with rick

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Aug/10

Kermi - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/10

Kirsty18 - 2nd - 25/Jul/10 with James Battersby

Sam Simpson - Solo O/S - 23/Jul/10

crack - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/10 with Tony, Darren

littlerubberninja - 2nd O/S - 04/Jul/10

In decent
tony wood - Solo O/S - 04/Jul/10

Steve Palmer - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/10 with Rich E

Hidden - Solo O/S - 30/Jun/10

oddessy_uk - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/10

tommo1664 - Solo O/S - 05/Jun/10

gronbech - Solo - 03/Jun/10 with Ed, Tom M & N

riddle - Solo - 22/May/10 with Yasmina

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/May/10

Martin Stevens - 2nd O/S - 16/May/10 with Simon D.

Hidden - Lead - 15/May/10

charley - Solo O/S - 21/Apr/10

sstanier - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/10 with Andy Bailey

Somerset swede basher - Solo O/S - 10/Apr/10

Katharine.eaton - Solo O/S - 10/Apr/10 with Dom

Davie Thomson - Lead - 08/Apr/10 with Jack, Richard Slaney

lancashire_dry - 2nd - 08/Apr/10

tommyt82uk - Lead O/S - 04/Apr/10

Cold and wet but nice and easy
DrJon - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/10 with Martin, Pete

migs493 - Lead O/S - 28/Mar/10 with Novice

The Bad Cough - Solo O/S - 27/Mar/10 with Christian Minett

daviesp2 - 2nd - 21/Mar/10

The Mountain Goat - Solo O/S - 21/Mar/10

Dan's first lead
partz - 2nd O/S - 13/Mar/10 with Dan Smart, Tim Clark

partz - Solo O/S - 13/Mar/10

TomWebber - Solo - 13/Mar/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 13/Mar/10

tinyali - Solo O/S - 01/Feb/10

fulcrumjack - 2010

Ken Taylor - 2010

MPSBunny - Solo O/S - 04/Nov/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Oct/09

intotheoutside - Lead O/S - 20/Oct/09

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Oct/09

disturbed_one51 - Solo - 08/Oct/09

robjc89 - 2nd O/S - Oct/09 with Tom Mayes

Hidden - Solo - 26/Sep/09

Jonathan Hall - Solo - 22/Sep/09

Nothing 'clean' about this, it was filthy - more like caving! :)
mrtom - Solo O/S - 30/Aug/09

Hidden - Solo β - 29/Aug/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - 29/Aug/09

Jon Dittman - Solo - 09/Aug/09

robjc89 - 2nd O/S - Aug/09 with Tom Houston

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - 24/Jun/09

mark237 - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/09 with charlie bell

awkward start simple once started
maxkellock - Solo O/S - 11/May/09

markbenton - Solo - May/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - 22/Apr/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/09

JWB - Solo O/S - 19/Apr/09

Hidden - Solo - 18/Apr/09

By torch light
Phil1967 - Solo O/S - 17/Apr/09

Pilch - Solo - 04/Apr/09

chadrads - Solo O/S - 21/Mar/09 with sean veal

Slightly awkward start, great thereafter. Helmet handy as you might bump your head on overhanging rock.
PieMan - 2nd O/S - 18/Jan/09 with Jim

howlingbaboon - Solo rpt - 10/Jan/09 with Chris FitzHugh

Hidden - 2009

Hidden - 2009

howlingbaboon - Solo rpt - 27/Dec/08 with Chris FitzHugh

climbed inside the chimney with the squirming exit. named admiral's head (as in toilet)
dja - Solo O/S - 11/Dec/08 with Matt Ling

admirals head chimney with sqirming exit - shown by Chris
matt ling - Solo O/S - 11/Dec/08 with dja

howlingbaboon - Solo rpt - 26/Oct/08

howlingbaboon - Solo rpt - 05/Oct/08 with Chris FitzHugh

Reds - Solo O/S - 25/Sep/08

Yeuk. Easily my least favourite route ever. View from the top is nice, but there are many, far better ways of getting to it!
Skinny Rat - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/08 with Sharon

vvanhinsbergh - Solo O/S - 18/Sep/08

Agile Panda - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/08 with Sam Sleath and Ben Shannon

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/08

Hidden - Solo rpt - 11/Aug/08

Hidden - Solo - 23/Apr/08

matsavage - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/08

aliem - Lead - 06/Apr/08

robjc89 - Lead O/S - Apr/08 with Ben Stilman

PenJD - Solo - 15/Mar/08

King Smudger - 2nd O/S - 10/Mar/08 with Ben Gibbins

Hidden - Solo rpt - 09/Mar/08

couldn't resist crawling through for the finish!
mikeryder - Lead O/S - 07/Mar/08 with craig vanrooy

benman - Lead - 27/Jan/08 with roger m

bullwinkle - Solo O/S - 26/Jan/08

goi.ashmore - Solo O/S - 31/Dec/07

tavarua - TR O/S - 26/Oct/07 with Sarah

Hidden - TR O/S - 20/Oct/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Sep/07

Jamie's first lead climb
rambler_gary - 2nd O/S - 12/Sep/07 with Jamie

The Oracle - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/07 with Sarah Scales

King Smudger - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/07 with Ruth Smith

Ruth Smith - 2nd O/S - 08/Sep/07 with nick smith

My first lead climb yeah
Jamie Buxton - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/07 with Gary Mirams

Alfredo - Solo - Sep/07

Niall_H - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/07 with Katja B.

angleseykayaker - Solo - 24/Aug/07 with Mike Crump

ebastock - Solo - 22/Jul/07 with John Beddard

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/07

howlingbaboon - Solo O/S - 18/May/07 with Chris FitzHugh

CarolineH - Lead - 14/Apr/07

climbingpixie - Solo - 06/Apr/07

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Mar/07

Graeme Hammond - Solo O/S - 16/Mar/07

Hidden - Solo O/S - 29/Jan/07

FrankW - Lead O/S - 14/Jan/07 with Liz Y

timc84 - Solo O/S - 2007 with Tom Clow

Hidden - 2007

fizzy_elephant - Solo O/S - 09/Dec/06 with stu

Hidden - Lead - 23/Nov/06

adam carless - Solo rpt - 11/Nov/06

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 29/Oct/06

Oddjob - Solo O/S - 14/Oct/06

Dave Wearing - 2nd - 01/Oct/06 with Jason Kirk, Gybebunny.

Gybebunny - Lead - 01/Oct/06 with Dave W, Jason K

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/Oct/06

Hidden - Solo rpt - 16/Aug/06

oooaaah - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/06 with Rory McDermott

jrhallen - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/06 with Phil

AJ007 - Solo - 11/Jul/06

2RoyalAnglian - Solo - 09/Jul/06 with mark ansty

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/06

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Jun/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/06

gibbo38 - Lead - 11/Jun/06 with Robert

david morse - Solo - 11/Jun/06

mol - Solo - 03/Jun/06

Hidden - Solo - 05/May/06

baldcoder - Lead O/S - 05/May/06 with Little Old Lady

sams 1st lead
tallsop - 2nd - 17/Apr/06 with Sam T

Hidden - Lead - 31/Mar/06

Hidden - 2nd - 31/Mar/06

Sankey - Lead - 12/Mar/06 with Andy E

John Lisle - 2006

Pythonist - Solo O/S - 2006

Hidden - Solo - 2006

sammyt - Lead - 2006 with Tom A

climbing_wiggy - 2nd β - 2006 with Nocker

first lead, not bad
tallsop - Lead O/S - 23/Dec/05 with Sam T

Nicos - Solo O/S - 09/Nov/05 with solo

Hidden - Solo - 26/Sep/05

Chris Davids - Solo O/S - 07/Aug/05

dp1 - Solo - 04/Aug/05

rachel959 - TR - 04/Aug/05 with Dan Peach

Mutl3y - Solo - Jul/05

markbenton - Lead - 28/Jun/05

Hidden - Solo O/S - 21/May/05

John Brayshaw - Solo rpt - 03/Apr/05

Nicos - Solo O/S - 03/Mar/05 with solo

smudge - Solo O/S - 04/Oct/04

Hidden - Solo O/S - Sep/04

Tom Stoddart - Solo - Jul/04

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - Jul/04

crossdressingrodney - Solo O/S - 07/May/04 with victim of mathematics

victim of mathematics - Solo O/S - 23/Apr/04

samwelli - Solo O/S - 26/Mar/04

Hidden - 2004

Hidden - 2004

petekeron - Solo O/S - 2004

jonathan watt - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/03

tobydunford - Solo O/S - 17/Aug/03

Hidden - Solo rpt - 21/Jun/03

Sue Underwood - TR - 15/Jun/03 with Sallie Smith, Darren Hopper

chrishedgehog - Lead - 09/Jun/03 with pamela, patrick and lara

Hidden - Solo O/S - 24/May/03

jonathan watt - Lead O/S - 24/May/03

John Brayshaw - 2nd O/S - 04/May/03 with Pete Greaves

SteveM - Solo - 20/Apr/03

Hidden - Solo O/S - 03/Apr/03

LankyPaddy - Solo O/S - 30/Jan/03

Monk - 2003

Hidden - Lead - 07/Dec/02

Binder - 26/Oct/02 with JBM, CAM

Yourlead - Solo - 29/Jul/02

Hidden - Solo O/S - 01/Jun/02

Hidden - Lead - 09/Mar/02

Steerpike - Lead O/S - Dec/01 with CMC

DerwentDiluted - Solo - 22/Sep/01

Hidden - Solo O/S - Aug/00

Budge - Solo O/S - 13/Jul/00

rocktigger - Solo O/S - Jun/99

paul birch - 1999

LakesWinter - Solo - 10/Jul/98 with Curly

five - Solo - Jul/98

RobSimmo - Lead O/S - 03/May/97 with Jon Berry

kato'sdad - 2nd - 03/May/97 with Rob Simpson

Martyn - Lead O/S - 1997

Phil West - Solo O/S - 14/Dec/96

colin milton - Solo - 16/May/96

Hidden - 1996

Hidden - Solo - 14/Apr/95

andrewbooth1000 - Solo - 13/Mar/95

Hidden - Solo - 24/Sep/94

WRMusall - Lead - 25/Jun/94

Rampikino - Solo - 15/Jun/93

Hidden - Solo - 11/Jul/92

Roget - Solo O/S - 01/Feb/92

Hidden - Solo - 13/Oct/90

Marti999 - Lead - 1990

Laramadness - Solo O/S - 10/Jun/89

Chris the Tall - Solo O/S - Jun/87

babymoac - Solo - 23/May/87

Ian Archer - Solo O/S - 12/Mar/87

Hidden - 1987

Iain Thow - Solo - 20/Sep/86

Hidden - Solo O/S - 15/Sep/85

Nigel Bond - Solo - 24/Jun/85

Nigel Bond - Solo - 04/Mar/81

Hidden - Solo - 02/Nov/80

Nigel Bond - Solo - 01/Sep/80

mark-abz - Solo - 03/Apr/80

tapley - Lead - 26/Jan/80 with Alison Tapley

1980's
CrashMat Rob - Lead O/S - 1980

Nigel Bond - Lead - 21/Jan/79 with Martin Crosby

Hidden - Solo - 1979

Mark Kemball - Solo - 03/Dec/77

RichardMc - Solo - 22/May/77

Nigel Bond - Solo - 20/Apr/76

RichardMc - Solo - 11/Apr/76

Chris Ellis - Solo O/S - 20/Mar/76

petemeads - Solo - 1976

mikej - Solo - 25/Nov/73 with Janice Williams, E, Geoff Williams

mikej - Solo - 16/Jan/72

mikej - Solo - 31/Jan/71

mikej - Solo - 01/Jan/71 with Stewart Grant

mikej - Solo - 31/Aug/70 with E

mikej - Solo - 13/Dec/69 with E

mikej - Solo - 17/Aug/69 with E

mikej - Solo - 04/May/69 with Wil Hurford

Andy Say - Lead - 1968

mikej - Solo - 28/Nov/64 with David Short

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