Derbyshire > Chatsworth Edge >
 
Pearls** E2 5c

Adjacent Climbs
<< Diamond Life
 
Double Cave Climb >>
[Dougie Hall on "Pearls" at Chatsworth Edge, 3 kb]12m. A great route that strings you along with every move a little harder than the last one! Cracks in the side wall lead to small runners from where thin moves reach the crest, leaving only a tough rounded mantelshelf to glory. Photo page 349. © ROCKFAX
FA. Keith Myhill, Al Evans 1971

Ticklists: Froggatt to Black Rocks (BMC) - The Grade List, Peak Rock/11/Gritstone in the Seventies., Ultimate E2 ticklist.

Photo: Dougie Hall on "Pearls" at Chatsworth Edge © Andy Stephenson
View all 3 photos or Submit a new photo of this climb.

PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 109 logbooks, and on 8 wishlists.

thrutch - Lead O/S - 17/May/14 with Sven

Excellent open face climbing at the top.
Andy Peak 1 - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/13 with Tom Martin

AlexRenshaw - 2nd - 19/May/13 with Jules McKim

Great route, gradually harder all the way up, with a classic gritstone top-out
julesmckim - Lead O/S - 19/May/13 with Alex Renshaw

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/May/13

Amazing route, 1st e2 of the year. Didn't have the perfect size wire because I'd placed it below. Lovely route
James Oswald - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/13 with Clare Erskine, Andrew Owen

Marti999 - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/12 with Debbie

debbie roberts - 2nd - 13/Sep/12 with Marti999

Cool, and really pretty safe. Tricky mantel at the top
Cake - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/12 with Matt

Gradually gets harder but with excellent gear for the crux even if it is near/below your feet (those who can't find the excellent size 2/3? runner below the more obvious poor top runner need to look harder!!) The rounded finish isn't easy but isn't as desperate either.
Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/11 with Richard Williams

Felt very technical and thin at the top, must be hard to keep your bottle on lead, with only marginal gear by your feet.
msoldn - 2nd β - 25/Sep/11 with Sam

went to lead, bottled last 2 moves, head in wrong place.
gordonday - TR rpt - 14/Jul/11 with clive

Brian Rodgers - 2nd rpt - 28/Jun/11 with Phil Leng

Excellent route, straight forward, loads of gear and clean.
philhilo - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/11 with brian rodgers

WB - Lead β - 29/May/11 with Guy

Hidden - Lead rpt - 28/May/11

Really nice! Mantle wasn't anywhere near as bad as expected (no heather pulling).
JRae - Lead O/S - 23/May/11 with Andy

Brian Rodgers - Lead O/S - 21/May/11 with Misha, Ian Wyatt

Nice climbing
Misha - 2nd O/S - 21/May/11 with Ian W, Brian

Horrible finish...but that's gritstone! Rest was nice and felt very different to the rest of the crag.
thomasadixon - Lead O/S - 02/May/11 with Mike

Hidden - 2nd dog - 01/May/11

GuyM - Lead - May/11 with will

drcorbasisgod - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/11 with David Gilling

Dave Gilling - 2nd O/S - 23/Apr/11 with Chris Parson

jshields - Lead - 20/Apr/11 with Ed James

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/11

belay bunny turned bad - Lead - 10/Apr/11 with Debbie, loundsy

Hidden - 10/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead β - 27/Mar/11

mark20 - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/11

mwatson - 2011

joese7en - 2nd O/S - 03/Aug/10

Really pleased with this, faffed for a bit by the poor final gear (I didnt have the right size nut) before committing to the moves above it; it felt good to top out. Great moves too.
Si dH - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/10 with Gary, Olly

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/Jul/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 02/Jul/10

Hidden - Lead rpt - 21/Jun/10

Pete Graham - Lead O/S - 17/May/10 with Malcolm Scott

rikbattye - Lead O/S - Apr/10 with keith leonard

keith leonard - 2nd - 2010

TonyF - 2010

Hidden - Lead - 17/Oct/09

dan gibson - 2nd O/S - 17/Oct/09 with michael porter

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/09

gordonday - TR O/S - 13/Sep/09 with clive

Simons first e2 of the year. He walked up it
craig d - 2nd rpt - 29/Aug/09 with Simon Kincaid

Very nice moves and quite low in the grade too.
Stig - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/09 with Jonathan Teale

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

gregoritos - Lead O/S - 28/Mar/09

st_reymann - Mar/09 with Paul Fulton

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/08

Hidden - 2nd - 24/May/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/08

Toby Dunn - Lead - 30/Aug/07 with Ruth

craig d - Lead rpt - May/07 with Mark Bridgman-Smith

Toby Dunn - Lead - 29/Apr/07 with John

Coel Hellier - Lead - 22/Apr/07

Boy - 2006

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - 2005

Apharri - Lead O/S - Sep/04 with Dave Wharton

tommy82 - 2nd - 11/Nov/03

Alfredo - 2nd - Oct/03 with Tim

Hidden - Lead β - 2003

The Pylon King - Lead O/S - 2003 with jonathan t

julian allen - TR - 08/Sep/02

Hidden - Lead - 23/Apr/02

Hidden - 2nd - 06/Sep/01

Hidden - Lead - 04/Sep/01

Hidden - 18/Jul/00

Hidden - Lead - 09/Jun/99

John Southworth - Lead O/S - Aug/98

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/98

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/97 with James Tracey

Hidden - Lead - 10/Jul/97

ian caton - Lead O/S - 1997 with Andy

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Sep/96

Hidden - Lead - 28/Jul/96

AlexRenshaw - Lead - 21/Jul/96 with Ted Lister

Hidden - Lead - 10/Aug/95

Hidden - Lead - 07/May/95

Tim Sparrow - 2nd - 1995 with Rod Eddies

Hidden - Lead - 16/Aug/94

Ovenpaa - Lead - May/93

Hidden - Lead - 18/Jun/92

Roget - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/91 with jon

Hidden - Lead O/S - Apr/91

Rich Kirby - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/90 with Andy Mackay

Hidden - Lead - 04/Aug/89

John Marsland - 2nd - 17/Jun/89 with Dave Mould

Hidden - 1989

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1989

Hammy - 2nd - 10/Jun/88 with Colin Struthers

Hidden - Lead - 05/Jun/88

Hidden - Lead - 10/May/88

sadams - Lead - 26/Apr/87 with Guy Townsend

Tom V - 1987

First E2 without falls
steve taylor - Lead O/S - Aug/86 with Jim Waddington

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Jul/86

Hidden - 2nd dog - 30/May/86

Chris Ellis - 2nd - 26/Oct/85 with Andy Barker

charlesmfrench - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/85

KRB - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/85 with Mike Bridges

AlexRenshaw - Lead - 11/May/85 with Mike Dawes

andy gittins - 1985

Bruce Kerr - Lead - 14/Oct/84 with Sheila Bruce Lockhart

William Robertson - Lead O/S - 1984 with Ian Timm

Hidden - Lead - 17/Apr/83

stp - Lead O/S - 20/Mar/83

Ian Jones - Lead O/S - 1981 with Rich Lewis

Steadily harder moves, as described, but lead sucessfully at first attempt. Unable to get up it on a toprope a few years later...
petemeads - Lead - 1978

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
hutchay, Graham Booth, rurp, Hidden, Owen W-G, frume, adam carless, tommytwotone

Voting
Total votes cast 80
hard E30 of 26
E30 of 26
easy E30 of 26
hard E22 of 26
E222 of 26
easy E22 of 26
hard E10 of 26
E10 of 26
easy E10 of 26
hard 6a0 of 27
6a0 of 27
easy 6a0 of 27
hard 5c0 of 27
5c23 of 27
easy 5c4 of 27
hard 5b0 of 27
5b0 of 27
easy 5b0 of 27
3 Stars6 of 27
2 Stars21 of 27
1 Star0 of 27
0 Stars0 of 27
Bag of .....0 of 27
Please Login as Existing User to rate this climb.
Style of ascent

Lead71 of 109 (65.1%)
Followed25 of 109 (22.9%)
Toproped3 of 109 (2.8%)
Unknown10 of 109 (9.2%)

'Climbed'50 of 109 (45.9%)
clean O/S47 of 109 (43.1%)
clean β4 of 109 (3.7%)
clean rpt6 of 109 (5.5%)
dogged2 of 109 (1.8%)