Rockfax Description
Easily up the gully then the crack, escape right at the top. © Rockfax

Ticklists: Birchen Edge - Starter for ten, All trad climbs at Birchen Edge.

Becks87 11/Oct Solo O/S
with Adam L
atom 11/Oct Solo O/S
gaz3212 04/Sep Solo O/S
Hidden 20/Aug 2nd
Hidden 20/Aug Lead O/S
sarahlaight 16/Aug 2nd O/S
with Jim Wilson
Hidden 18/Jun Lead O/S
seanlikeskites 07/Jun Solo O/S
Hidden 07/Jun Solo O/S
the_liquorice_man 03/Jun Lead O/S
rj_townsend 30/May Lead O/S
with Christine
Hidden 26/May 2nd
Hidden 25/May Solo O/S
PieMan 16/May Solo rpt
with Che
Hidden 10/May Lead O/S
KatieSzkornik 02/May 2nd
with Rich Murrell, Steve culwick, Matt lewis
mackroyd 17/Apr Lead
with Patrick North
Hidden 06/Apr Solo O/S
Mike Soulby 06/Apr Solo O/S
Oujmik 04/Apr Lead O/S

Gets a Diff in Rockfax, feels easier.

with Jyoti
the power 30/Mar Solo O/S
with Billy
PieMan 21/Mar Lead O/S
with Kat
Hidden 18/Mar Solo O/S
Robin Nichols 17/Feb Solo O/S
John Higgs 13/Dec/14 Solo O/S
kb273 10/Oct/14 2nd
with Ersun Kurtulus
summerse 05/Oct/14 2nd O/S
Charli Wisbey 05/Oct/14 Lead
with Elwyn
Larey 17/Sep/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 23/Aug/14 2nd
dannyboy83 15/Aug/14 Solo O/S
with Kamil
RossCallender 03/Aug/14 Solo
Hidden 26/Jul/14 TR dog
Hidden 26/Jul/14 TR
Nigel Bond 18/Jul/14 Solo
ht543 17/Jul/14 Lead
with Krish, Neil Henson
rohai545 17/Jul/14 2nd
with Helen
Hidden 09/Jul/14 Solo O/S
MLH 09/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Andy L-H
Hidden 09/Jul/14 Solo
Mayaculpa 29/Jun/14 Solo
with dbm
Hidden 22/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Jun/14 2nd O/S
alibyrnie 21/Jun/14 Lead
with Tamsin Ross Browne
johngriffin 31/May/14 2nd
philhayes 31/May/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/May/14 Lead
Blueso 02/May/14 Solo

down climb

with Felipe Wigster, Jezz, Anna
JamesRoddie 15/Apr/14 Solo O/S
Sy Finch 14/Apr/14 Solo O/S
Blueso 13/Apr/14 Solo


with Anna
Hidden 16/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Alex_Derbyshire 06/Mar/14 Lead
Markheighton 06/Mar/14 Solo
kingy.r ?/Feb/14 Lead
Hidden 28/Dec/13 Lead O/S
johngriffin 06/Dec/13 Lead O/S
simontyrrell 06/Dec/13 2nd
kb273 13/Oct/13 Lead
with Sophie Stachera
Hidden 07/Oct/13 Solo
mky77 29/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Sep/13 Solo
Hidden 08/Sep/13 -
Nick F Smith 05/Sep/13 Solo
with Becky
lloydellis93 ?/Sep/13 Lead
the_liquorice_man 27/Aug/13 2nd O/S
amorousbadger 27/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Neil Henson 11/Jul/13 Solo rpt
jason smeeth 08/Jun/13 2nd
johngriffin 02/Jun/13 2nd
becca calvert ?/Jun/13 Lead
matbrown333 ?/Jun/13 Solo
PieMan 07/May/13 Solo rpt
funkyvin1 30/Apr/13 Solo O/S
Hidden 28/Apr/13 2nd
alcrosby 28/Apr/13 Lead O/S
benghull 20/Apr/13 Lead O/S
freemanTom 19/Apr/13 Solo
PeteWilson 07/Apr/13 Solo O/S

down climb

BusyLizzie 06/Apr/13 TR
with Graham and Oliver
ChrisBrooke 02/Mar/13 Solo rpt
Hidden 12/Feb/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Jan/13 Solo O/S
MrFreekie 04/Jan/13 Solo O/S
edordead 17/Nov/12 Solo
deacondeacon 13/Nov/12 Solo O/S
katyc 11/Nov/12 Solo
Hidden 03/Nov/12 Lead
IanHarrison 03/Nov/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 18/Oct/12 Lead O/S
Benn A 22/Sep/12 Solo O/S
ian2707 16/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Pete
gronbech 09/Sep/12 Solo O/S
Ross.Cooper 08/Sep/12 Solo O/S
yarrow 08/Sep/12 Solo O/S
daviesp2 03/Sep/12 Solo
Hidden 02/Sep/12 Lead O/S
ChrisBrooke 18/Aug/12 Solo rpt
Charley17 05/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Geff Davey 23/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Wayne S 20/Jul/12 Lead
Jimbo C 01/Jul/12 Solo O/S
D Berry 17/Jun/12 Solo rpt
David Walker 26/May/12 Solo O/S
Lapepina 26/May/12 Lead
Hidden 20/May/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 13/May/12 Solo O/S
kierandm 13/May/12 Solo
Hidden 08/May/12 2nd O/S
howiebartrip 06/May/12 2nd
with Chris Hillier
Palindrome ?/May/12 2nd
Big Steve 06/Apr/12 Lead O/S

very easy, even for a mod

with Karen
Hidden 28/Mar/12 Solo O/S
Clare Harris 18/Mar/12 2nd O/S
with Lydia Galloway
Hidden 16/Mar/12 Solo rpt
Andy Moles 12/Mar/12 Solo O/S
with -
Daymo 10/Mar/12 Solo O/S
with Tom Lawson, Tom
tomparrott 10/Mar/12 Solo
with Daymo
kb273 03/Mar/12 Lead O/S
jshields 29/Feb/12 Solo

DMC Night Climb- Previous solo.

doomer 05/Nov/11 Lead O/S

alriight, easy belay, did it in wet.

Hidden 05/Nov/11 2nd
agallimore 22/Oct/11 Lead
Hidden 15/Oct/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 12/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Sep/11 Solo O/S
Gazleah 17/Sep/11 Solo O/S

down climb for next route

with serge
Hidden 09/Sep/11 Solo O/S
Low Roller 1-1 20/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Jul/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 20/Jul/11 Solo O/S
Sam Simpson 21/May/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 15/May/11 Lead O/S
Claire Molloy 15/May/11 Lead O/S
with Noelle
NoelleG 15/May/11 2nd
Mark Wilson23 25/Apr/11 Solo O/S
peter myers 23/Apr/11 Solo
Owdham 03/Apr/11 2nd

Followed Dave up this enjoyable climb. Climbed in trainers.

dk247 03/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Owdham
dk247 03/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Owdham
Hidden 02/Apr/11 Sent O/S
Hidden 25/Mar/11 Solo O/S
will_benfold 26/Feb/11 2nd O/S
with Robbie
D Berry 09/Jan/11 Solo O/S
mwatson ??/2011 -
rob101 25/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with mike phillips
Laura-lou 24/Aug/10 Solo
with dad
Hidden 19/Aug/10 Solo O/S
Webster 01/Aug/10 Solo


Sam Simpson 05/Jul/10 Solo O/S
tony wood 04/Jul/10 Solo O/S

In Decent

edd rab 18/Jun/10 Solo rpt
P Rogers ?/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with matty
charley 09/May/10 Solo O/S
Tithe Technique 09/May/10 Solo O/S
valentinesbabe 09/May/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 24/Apr/10 Solo O/S
bullybones 23/Apr/10 Solo
electriclinz 21/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Robert
freemanTom 17/Apr/10 Solo
Somerset swede basher 09/Apr/10 Solo O/S
Katharine.eaton 09/Apr/10 Solo O/S
migs493 04/Apr/10 Solo O/S

Nice descent route.

The Bad Cough 04/Apr/10 Solo O/S
with Christian Minett
PieMan 21/Mar/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 28/Feb/10 TR O/S
Will Furnass 06/Feb/10 2nd
robjc89 ?/Feb/10 Solo O/S
disturbed_one51 31/Oct/09 Solo
jonathan watt 26/Oct/09 Lead
Hidden 21/Oct/09 Solo O/S
MPSBunny 21/Oct/09 Solo O/S
barrylong 08/Oct/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 26/Sep/09 Solo
antmorgan1991 21/Sep/09 2nd O/S
jumpingjimminy 12/Sep/09 Solo O/S
with Ellie
Hidden 30/Aug/09 Solo
Scott McRae 18/Aug/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 18/Aug/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 16/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Milne 12/Aug/09 Solo O/S
Jon Dittman 09/Aug/09 Solo
sclly ?/Aug/09 2nd
Chris_Williams 25/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with Zenobia Mehta
pffft 11/Jul/09 Solo O/S
asmith37 04/Jul/09 Solo O/S
markburgin83 21/Jun/09 Solo
Hidden 21/Jun/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 21/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Onion magnet 11/May/09 Solo O/S
with Jack
Hidden 10/May/09 Solo O/S
Mike_T0501 10/May/09 Lead O/S
with Lynne
Hidden 03/May/09 Solo
thrutch 02/May/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 25/Apr/09 Solo
Pilch 04/Apr/09 Solo

Annabelle went left at the top

with Annabelle
chadrads 29/Mar/09 Sent O/S
tractorbachcoch 29/Mar/09 Solo O/S
with Peter, Teresa
Iain Thow 29/Mar/09 Solo
Hidden 18/Mar/09 Solo
Hidden 15/Mar/09 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2009 Solo
Hidden ??/2009 -
Lewis Stewart ??/2009 Solo O/S
with Dan, Phil, Claire and Eddie
Hidden ??/2009 -
Hidden 16/Nov/08 Solo O/S
tanssop 08/Nov/08 Solo O/S
with Wayne
Yanis Nayu 08/Nov/08 Solo O/S
with Phil Lucas
Hidden ?/Nov/08 Solo
Hidden 09/Oct/08 Lead O/S
HeatherC 09/Oct/08 2nd
with Haydn
Reds 25/Sep/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 20/Sep/08 Lead O/S
gnat 14/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with Ali Palmer
Hammy 11/Sep/08 Solo
Mark Stitson (ULGMC) 26/Jul/08 Solo O/S
JCookie 11/May/08 2nd
with Richard Plater, Nick Gardiner
Hidden 09/May/08 Lead O/S
naine 05/May/08 2nd O/S

Diff in janina's guide

with janina
Hidden ?/May/08 Solo
Hidden 25/Mar/08 Solo O/S
peas 23/Mar/08 Lead O/S

John's intro to grit, pleasant warm up on the way up.

with John
PenJD 16/Mar/08 Solo
with Simon Palmer
john lynch 09/Mar/08 Solo


with rich armour, Bo Robertson
Mr Powly 27/Feb/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 12/Jan/08 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Jan/08 Solo O/S
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
Hannah Moulton ??/2008 -
BRYLOWE ??/2008 Lead O/S
goi.ashmore 31/Dec/07 Solo O/S
Hidden 25/Oct/07 Lead
vicvac 13/Oct/07 Lead
with Jaq and Tanya
Hidden 30/Sep/07 Lead
Hidden 08/Sep/07 Solo
Hidden 08/Sep/07 Solo
Reaver2k 02/Sep/07 Lead O/S

It is Diff in EG, and Jills first. Bit disappointing to see it at Mod here but if it was a Diff it would be a very very easy one in all fairness. She managed it very well, easier than all other Mods I've seen her do! Possibly the new shoes, possibly becoming slightly more confident with the more climbs she does, but also likely to be an easier climb! Ohwell we will try her out on a few more Diffs! Nice pleasent climb by the way and very straight-forward.

with Jill Shaddock
Hidden 02/Sep/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Sep/07 2nd
rj_townsend 27/Aug/07 Lead O/S
with Laura
iamlost 22/Aug/07 Solo
Bilbo 02/Aug/07 Solo

Another sunny day. Missy repeated this one a couple of times and then we spent the afternoon bouldering on the Three ships.

with Missy
Retroman3 21/Jul/07 Solo O/S
with Yan
howlingbaboon 14/Jul/07 Solo O/S
edd rab 14/Jul/07 Lead O/S
with Loz and seb Rab
Hidden 27/Jun/07 Solo rpt
timreynolds 28/May/07 Solo
Hidden 26/May/07 Solo
tristangale 06/May/07 Lead O/S
with Dan
Hidden 28/Apr/07 Solo O/S
rockclimbingtigger 21/Apr/07 Solo β
with Ollie, Steve, Phil, Phil, Carrie
climbingpixie 06/Apr/07 Solo
The Mountain Goat 01/Apr/07 Solo O/S
chrisrogers ?/Apr/07 Solo O/S
with Steve R
popebenedictus 17/Mar/07 Solo O/S
with Soloed
Powder Puff Girl 17/Mar/07 Solo O/S
with Solo
ianjdodd 16/Mar/07 Lead O/S
jimjimmyjimjim 14/Mar/07 Solo O/S
Graeme Hammond 07/Mar/07 Solo O/S
Nomes 27/Feb/07 Lead
Hidden ??/2007 -
Jonny M 05/Nov/06 Solo O/S
GiveHerHelen 05/Nov/06 Solo O/S
whiting.jp 29/Oct/06 Solo O/S
Hidden 28/Oct/06 Solo
Scally ?/Sep/06 Solo
with Maggie
AJ007 10/Jul/06 Solo
PanzerHanzler 25/Jun/06 Solo
Hidden ?/Jun/06 Solo O/S
Hidden 24/May/06 Solo O/S
edmitchell ?/May/06 Solo O/S
Hidden 29/Apr/06 Solo O/S
Hidden 10/Apr/06 Solo rpt
Rampikino 09/Apr/06 Lead
with MMC Various
Phil1967 05/Apr/06 Solo
colin milton 26/Mar/06 Solo
tatz45 ?/Feb/06 Solo O/S
John Lisle ??/2006 -
Pythonist ??/2006 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2006 Solo
Hidden 11/Dec/05 Solo O/S
Hidden 04/Aug/05 Solo
rachel959 04/Aug/05 Solo O/S
with Dan Peach
Dave Mason ?/Aug/05 Solo
Nicos 17/Apr/05 Solo O/S
with solo
Hidden 15/Aug/04 Solo O/S
OffshoreAndy 03/Aug/04 Solo
Chris Davids 11/Jun/04 Solo O/S
Nutkey ?/May/04 Solo O/S
samwelli 26/Mar/04 Solo O/S
victim of mathematics 08/Feb/04 Solo O/S
crossdressingrodney 08/Feb/04 Solo O/S
Mark Salter 18/Jan/04 Solo

First climbing after 70 foot fall on Gower, arms still not working much

Hidden ??/2004 -
Hidden ??/2004 -
maria85 ??/2004 Solo
tobydunford 17/Aug/03 Solo O/S
Hidden 21/Jun/03 Solo rpt
Rampikino 21/Jun/03 2nd
with Liz Hay
Mike Turner 17/May/03 Lead
with Joe White, Rachel Turner
Hidden 09/May/03 Solo O/S
SteveM 21/Apr/03 Solo
Swirly 02/Mar/03 Solo O/S
chrishedgehog 25/Feb/03 Solo
LankyPaddy 30/Jan/03 Solo O/S
Monk ??/2003 -
nige pacer 06/Oct/02 Solo O/S
Ander 18/Jul/02 Lead
with Kev
DerwentDiluted 28/Aug/01 Solo
Hidden ?/Apr/00 Solo
mikej 28/Oct/99 Solo
with M
rocktigger ?/Jun/99 Solo O/S
Andy Fielding 02/May/99 Solo
Ian Archer 24/Aug/98 Solo O/S
Martyn ??/1998 Solo
mikej 13/Apr/97 Solo
with Sc, R
Roget 31/Mar/97 Solo O/S
crater 24/Oct/96 Solo O/S
dp1 27/Aug/95 Solo
with Lee Cave
Strong Steve 29/Apr/95 Solo O/S
adam carless ??/1995 Solo
Chris Ellis 27/Mar/91 Solo
Laramadness 14/Oct/89 Solo O/S
babymoac 26/Oct/85 Solo
johnwright 02/Nov/83 Solo
Hidden 21/Apr/83 Solo
Ena ?/Sep/82 Solo
with Martin Trouse
mark-abz 01/Jun/82 Solo
mikej 18/Oct/81 Solo
paul59 29/Aug/76 Solo
RichardMc 25/Apr/76 Solo
mikej 03/Jan/76 Solo
petemeads ??/1976 Solo
mikej 20/Apr/75 Solo
mikej 13/May/73 Solo
mikej 17/Jan/71 Solo
with E
mikej 13/Dec/69 Solo
with E
mikej 17/Aug/69 Solo
with E
mikej 28/Nov/64 Solo
with David Short
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