Rockfax Description
Start at a boulder embedded in the ground and climb the face passing the right-hand end of an elongated pocket at half-height to a rounded finish. UK tech grade of 5b. © Rockfax

Ticklists: All trad climbs at Birchen Edge.

Jack Whiteley 26/May 2nd O/S
Hidden 20/May Sent
Mutl3y 09/May Sent
with Ada
Hidden 06/May Sent
Nafclimbsrocks 23/Apr Sent
papasmurf 05/Apr Solo
mtempest 03/Apr -
Hidden 25/Mar Sent O/S
Hidden 25/Mar Sent x
nick ferro 25/Mar Solo
papasmurf 27/Feb Solo
mattwyles1 27/Feb Solo
Hidden 30/Jan Sent
Matt Shepherd 31/Dec/15 Solo
MusicalMountaineer 28/Dec/15 Solo
Hidden 20/Dec/15 Sent O/S
greenclimb 20/Dec/15 Sent
with Sarah
georgenvk 22/Nov/15 Sent O/S
meltdown34 17/Oct/15 Solo G/U
Hidden 15/Oct/15 Sent O/S
cragsman9000 04/Oct/15 Sent O/S
with Neil
Chris1234H 29/Aug/15 Sent
Hidden 29/Aug/15 Solo O/S
Dan Vaj 11/Aug/15 Solo O/S
dobby 200 20/Jun/15 Solo O/S
SGD 30/May/15 Solo O/S


Hidden 13/May/15 Solo
Hidden 18/Mar/15 Solo O/S
samdickensuk ?/Jan/15 Solo O/S
John Higgs 13/Dec/14 Sent O/S
Hidden 02/Nov/14 Sent O/S
gaz3212 10/Sep/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 29/Aug/14 Solo
Hidden 29/Aug/14 Solo
Mowglee 24/Aug/14 Sent O/S
with Marita, Ali
Matt Harmon 15/Aug/14 Sent x
Sam Ash 15/Aug/14 Sent x
with Alex McCann, Matt the Fresher
Hidden 03/Aug/14 Solo
benlatham07 28/Jul/14 Sent x
Nigel Bond 18/Jul/14 Solo
stuaart ?/Jul/14 Sent
with Neil Redgrave
peter.ravenscroft27 24/Jun/14 Solo
Hidden 18/May/14 Solo O/S
amccann 17/May/14 Solo O/S
adam carless 05/May/14 Solo rpt
Deezel65 05/May/14 Solo rpt
Sy Finch 14/Apr/14 Solo O/S
cheeky 10/Apr/14 Solo O/S
pete_naylor 16/Mar/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 11/Mar/14 Solo
gronbech 09/Mar/14 Solo rpt
Deezel65 08/Mar/14 Solo O/S
Robin Nichols 07/Mar/14 Sent O/S
Doug91 23/Feb/14 Solo RP

Completed after a bit of work on the very start of the climb with the right hand pull to get to the nice crack. Starting with hands in the crack completed clean onsight

Alex Thompson 22/Feb/14 Sent x

Slipped off first try.

with Luke
Hidden 22/Feb/14 Sent O/S
bobstones 29/Dec/13 Sent O/S
chancer 29/Dec/13 Sent O/S
owenhancock22 29/Dec/13 Sent
Duncan Campbell 17/Dec/13 Sent
rich_hw 08/Dec/13 Sent x
MartinWilliams87 08/Dec/13 Sent
JoeMortimer 23/Nov/13 Solo
cwildblood 23/Nov/13 Solo O/S
Wayne S 16/Nov/13 Solo
fredallingham 29/Sep/13 Solo
CRiddiford 24/Sep/13 Solo dnf
NeilGriffiths 21/Aug/13 Solo
with Adam
A Crook 21/Aug/13 Solo O/S
birthers 18/Aug/13 2nd RP

Lowered off crux move then clean from the ground.

caroline256 18/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Tom B
Steve Waters, Mynydd 03/Aug/13 Sent
mtempest 02/Aug/13 Sent
Mike_Hayes 30/Jun/13 Sent
domskezz 01/Jun/13 Solo
Wayne S 28/Apr/13 Solo
Matt Rowat 21/Apr/13 Sent
with Fran
jon_gill1 20/Apr/13 Solo O/S
Hidden 07/Apr/13 Solo O/S
PeteWilson 07/Apr/13 Sent O/S
joedoherty 07/Apr/13 Solo O/S
ChrisBrooke 02/Mar/13 Solo rpt
Sam Cooke 16/Feb/13 Sent
bclifton ??/2013 Lead
harold walmsley 18/Nov/12 Sent
paul horabin 03/Nov/12 Solo
Hidden 27/Oct/12 Solo
Hidden 20/Oct/12 Sent
Teappleby ?/Oct/12 Solo
with Pete Hall, Sarah, dad, max
Benn A 22/Sep/12 Solo O/S
adam carless 15/Sep/12 Sent rpt
gronbech 09/Sep/12 Solo O/S
ChrisBrooke 18/Aug/12 Solo rpt
robblowen 08/Aug/12 Sent O/S
munch88 26/Jul/12 Sent O/S
with rob
robblowen 26/Jul/12 Sent O/S
with Munch
atom 21/Jul/12 Solo O/S
St0neMonkey 21/Jul/12 Solo
with atom
Wayne S 20/Jul/12 Lead
joemallia 01/Jul/12 Solo RP
with Ignacio del Valle, Fidel Sciamanna
Jethro ?/Jul/12 Solo
tomthecoolperson 25/Jun/12 Sent
with Andrew
Hidden 10/Jun/12 Sent
pastep 10/Jun/12 Solo
bwestwood 02/Jun/12 Solo
Mike_Hayes 19/May/12 Solo
Derek Furze 20/Mar/12 Solo
Hidden 19/Mar/12 Solo
Snowbones 18/Mar/12 Sent O/S
marcoleptic 12/Mar/12 Sent
Hidden 10/Mar/12 Sent
gingerwolf 06/Mar/12 Solo O/S
drcorbasisgod 26/Feb/12 Sent O/S
paul__in_sheffield 25/Feb/12 Sent O/S
with Noodle
PAJames ??/2012 -
kingholmesy ??/2012 Sent x
Chris Manasseh 27/Nov/11 Sent
Sam Cooke 19/Nov/11 -
catblack 29/Oct/11 Sent
with Skippy
Lordcarr 23/Oct/11 Sent O/S
with Rach
DanC1985 04/Oct/11 Solo O/S

Slipped on first move but onsight afterwards

with Colin
sgl0jd 01/Oct/11 Solo
adam carless 28/Sep/11 Solo rpt
Daniel Heath 29/Aug/11 Sent O/S
Marti999 05/Aug/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 30/Jul/11 Solo
Hidden 30/Jun/11 Solo O/S
ben_250 10/Jun/11 Solo O/S
with Andrew
Eddie Shelbourne 04/Jun/11 Sent
waynem1985 04/Jun/11 Sent O/S
steve2006 29/May/11 Lead O/S
with andre
Sam Simpson 21/May/11 Solo O/S
Brian Rodgers 11/May/11 Solo O/S
Lev 12/Apr/11 Sent O/S
sharpie530 03/Apr/11 Solo O/S
Tamati ?/Apr/11 Solo
iamstebarker 22/Mar/11 Solo O/S
lazybones 20/Mar/11 Sent O/S
with Helen Jones
heeley 20/Mar/11 Sent β
Hidden 12/Mar/11 Sent O/S
Hidden 12/Mar/11 Sent O/S
mtempest 12/Feb/11 Sent
with Steve Waters, Mynydd
Steve Waters, Mynydd 12/Feb/11 Solo
lozowen 11/Feb/11 Solo
Hidden 03/Jan/11 Sent
mwatson ??/2011 -
Hidden 24/Nov/10 Sent O/S
Hidden 07/Nov/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 24/Oct/10 Sent O/S
John Bish 24/Oct/10 Sent
whiting.jp 24/Oct/10 Sent
with jamesca
tobydunford 10/Oct/10 Solo O/S
r@bag 10/Oct/10 Solo O/S
mattwyles1 02/Oct/10 Solo
with Ellie, Joe
Eddie1234 24/Sep/10 Solo RP
Nick Ashwood 12/Sep/10 Sent β
newvena 30/Aug/10 Sent O/S
with jc
JohnnyC101 30/Aug/10 Sent O/S
with Daz
Hidden 22/Aug/10 Solo rpt
Hidden 22/Aug/10 Solo rpt
Mike_Hayes 16/Aug/10 Solo
JamieSparkes 11/Aug/10 Solo O/S
llamaglama 11/Aug/10 Solo
with Jam
Webster 01/Aug/10 Solo O/S

HS 5b in peak pokketz book

AsleepOnBelay 29/Jul/10 Sent
Hidden 23/Jul/10 Solo rpt
Hidden 23/Jul/10 Sent β
Sam Simpson 23/Jul/10 Solo O/S
popebenedictus 01/Jul/10 Sent x
with Bouldered
Birdo 19/Jun/10 Solo O/S
mattgrange 16/May/10 Solo
Jack Loftus 11/May/10 Solo
Hidden 09/May/10 Solo
PondLife 09/May/10 Sent
charley 09/May/10 Solo O/S
tebs 26/Apr/10 Sent O/S
Hidden 23/Apr/10 Solo rpt
Jamesb55 17/Apr/10 Solo RP
paul__in_sheffield 11/Apr/10 Solo
with Noodle
Hidden 11/Apr/10 Solo O/S
Somerset swede basher 09/Apr/10 Sent O/S
migs493 04/Apr/10 Solo O/S
The Bad Cough 04/Apr/10 Solo O/S
with Christian Minett
LivinITlarge 01/Apr/10 TR O/S
with Joe
Hidden 27/Mar/10 Solo
Hidden 21/Mar/10 Solo
tdudley 13/Mar/10 Solo RP
Justin T 10/Oct/09 Solo O/S
with Cherry
Graeme Hammond 10/Oct/09 Solo rpt
Alfredo 09/Oct/09 Solo
disturbed_one51 08/Oct/09 Solo
Jonathan Hall 08/Oct/09 Solo
Hidden 05/Oct/09 Sent O/S
max_chan 04/Oct/09 TR O/S
with Lou
Sime64 04/Oct/09 TR O/S
with Lou H, Matt, Janet
andy jennings 27/Sep/09 Solo O/S
Birdo 23/Aug/09 Solo O/S
Scott McRae 18/Aug/09 Solo O/S

Harder than Dane's Delight

Jon Dittman 09/Aug/09 Solo
Andrew Barker 08/Aug/09 Sent rpt
Goose4 30/Jun/09 Solo O/S
with Lucy Barker
Hidden 14/Jun/09 Solo O/S
markhilton 14/Jun/09 Sent O/S
Hidden 14/Jun/09 Solo O/S
RiverRoam 14/Jun/09 Solo β
with Wing & Keith
gg4419 ?/Jun/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 23/May/09 Sent O/S
GPN 23/May/09 Sent O/S
deacondeacon 10/May/09 Solo O/S
thrutch 02/May/09 Solo O/S
Jim Slater 23/Apr/09 Sent O/S
frankcp87 22/Apr/09 Solo
Hidden 22/Apr/09 Solo rpt
Hidden 07/Apr/09 Sent
Pilch 04/Apr/09 Solo
chadrads 29/Mar/09 Lead β
Hidden 22/Mar/09 Solo O/S
adam carless 21/Mar/09 Solo rpt
PanzerHanzler 15/Mar/09 Solo O/S
liamoloughlin 01/Mar/09 Solo
Dan Lane 31/Jan/09 Solo RP

Very nice and strenous but nice slab climbing above.

with Dad
ianjfsutcliffe 25/Jan/09 Solo O/S
koopa ??/2009 -
Hidden ??/2009 -
Lewis Stewart ??/2009 Solo O/S
with Dan, Phil, Claire and Eddie
Wil.Hooke ??/2009 Solo O/S
RM199 ??/2009 -
powellj69 ??/2009 Solo
Sidekick ??/2009 Solo O/S
cymjt ??/2009 -
Stig 26/Oct/08 Solo O/S
with Dave
howlingbaboon 26/Oct/08 Solo rpt
with James
Hidden 19/Oct/08 Solo O/S
petemeads 18/Oct/08 Solo
Hidden 05/Jul/08 Sent O/S
morrisdaboss 05/Jul/08 Solo O/S
with Ste 'O' C
bigbobbyking 03/May/08 Solo
roberto18 16/Apr/08 Solo
with Dad (Mike Bridges)
Twisty 13/Apr/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 30/Mar/08 Solo RP
john lynch 09/Mar/08 Solo
with rich armour, Bo Robertson
Hidden 02/Mar/08 Solo O/S
The Reaper 02/Mar/08 Solo O/S
daza 06/Jan/08 Solo
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
Hidden ??/2008 -
goi.ashmore 31/Dec/07 Solo O/S
Hidden 13/Dec/07 Solo rpt
gibbo38 04/Nov/07 Solo
gibbo21 04/Nov/07 Solo
Hidden ?/Nov/07 Solo
Tom Last 02/Oct/07 Solo O/S
gibbo38 14/Sep/07 Solo O/S
with Robert
Hidden 09/Sep/07 2nd
Stuart S 29/Aug/07 Solo O/S
nai 30/Jul/07 Sent rpt
andrewwightman 23/Jul/07 Solo
nai 14/Jul/07 Sent O/S
bullwinkle 05/Jun/07 Solo rpt
Hidden 02/Jun/07 Solo
Jon_Warner 26/May/07 Solo RP
steveb2006 26/May/07 Solo
Pythonist 22/Apr/07 Solo rpt
Mike_Hayes 18/Apr/07 Solo
tommo1664 08/Apr/07 Solo
Matt Fry 04/Apr/07 Sent O/S
with Mick Swindon, Tim Lord
Pilch ?/Apr/07 Solo
with Ed
Graeme Hammond 07/Mar/07 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Mar/07 Solo
Alfredo ?/Mar/07 Solo
jamiev 14/Jan/07 Solo rpt
Hidden 18/Nov/06 Solo O/S
adam carless 11/Nov/06 Solo rpt
chiverstom 01/Nov/06 Sent O/S
with Dave Turner
maybe_si 15/Oct/06 Solo O/S
dicky79 14/Oct/06 Sent β
with Pete
Peakphil 10/Oct/06 Solo O/S
jamiev 08/Oct/06 Solo O/S
Rampikino 08/Oct/06 Solo
with MMC Various
Ben1983 17/Sep/06 Sent O/S
nmwr 27/Aug/06 Solo
JonBray 30/Jul/06 Sent O/S
AJ007 11/Jul/06 Solo
baldcoder 30/Jun/06 Solo
russonly 28/Jun/06 Solo β
Hidden 05/May/06 Solo
donkster ?/May/06 Solo O/S
Hidden 18/Mar/06 Solo O/S
ChrisBrooke 28/Jan/06 Solo O/S
John Sergeant ??/2006 Solo
John Lisle ??/2006 -
Hidden 15/Dec/05 Solo O/S
Pythonist 13/Nov/05 Solo O/S
Hidden 17/Oct/05 TR
chrissloan84 ?/Aug/05 Solo O/S
catt 04/Jun/05 Solo O/S
Nicos 17/Apr/05 Solo O/S
with christos liaskos
schaff ??/2005 Solo O/S
Dave Mason ?/Oct/04 Solo
OffshoreAndy 03/Aug/04 Solo
SteveM 21/Jul/04 Solo
Graham T ?/Jul/04 Solo O/S
dannyboy83 ?/Jul/04 Solo O/S
Hidden 12/Jun/04 Solo rpt
Hidden 30/May/04 Solo
Reds 06/Mar/04 Solo
Hidden 25/Oct/03 Solo
Hidden 28/Sep/03 Solo
Stefan Kruger 06/Jul/03 Solo O/S
Hidden 21/Jun/03 Solo rpt
Hidden 09/May/03 Solo O/S
Hidden 06/Apr/03 Solo
Swirly 02/Mar/03 Solo O/S
chrishedgehog 25/Feb/03 Solo
LankyPaddy 30/Jan/03 Solo O/S
dangerousoldfool ??/2003 Solo
with Ant B
Hidden 26/Dec/02 Sent O/S
Hidden 28/Sep/02 Solo
Hidden 22/Sep/02 Solo O/S
Monk 06/Jul/02 Solo O/S
Phil West 06/Apr/02 Solo O/S
Hidden 24/Mar/02 Solo
DerwentDiluted 08/Sep/01 Solo
Hidden ?/Aug/00 Solo
Hidden 23/Oct/99 Solo
Laramadness 21/Aug/99 Solo O/S
rocktigger ?/Jun/99 Solo O/S
Andy Fielding 01/May/99 Solo
craig d ??/1999 -
craig h 13/Sep/98 Solo rpt
ajoliver 04/Jun/98 Solo O/S
Le Chevalier Mal Fet 24/May/97 Solo
Roget 31/Mar/97 Solo O/S
craig h 15/Jul/96 Solo
Strong Steve 14/Jul/96 Solo O/S
andrewbooth1000 ??/1995 Solo
with Keira
adam carless ??/1994 Solo
mikej 03/Jan/76 Solo
mikej 17/Apr/71 Solo
with E
Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
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Votes cast 9
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Style of ascent
Not Set
Flashed (β)
Ground Up
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