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The interesting groove just left of the high roof is a good benchmark 6a. © Rockfax

FA. Mike Robertson 13.4.91 13/Apr/1991

Ticklists: Dancing Ledge apprenticeship, Dancing Ledge Sport Climbs.

MontyH 21/Nov Lead
with Pete Frost and Paul Milton
Hidden 11/Oct Lead β
chancer 18/Sep Lead O/S
bobstones 18/Sep Lead O/S

This was enjoyable and felt more like an actual 6a

Hidden 02/Aug Lead rpt
MontyH 22/Jul Lead
with brian and Pete
Hidden 19/Jul Lead rpt
Joris.Roulleau 19/Jul Lead O/S
with Hamish Rose
Hidden 11/Jul Lead
Sophie Nunn 03/Jun Lead rpt
with Ed B
MontyH 18/May Lead
with Brian
brian watson 18/May 2nd
with Hobbsey
rachelvlc 03/May Lead
Hidden 03/May Lead dog
Shane Willis 30/Apr Lead O/S
Sophie Nunn 23/Apr Lead rpt
with Dan brown, Alex
tsyrett 18/Apr Lead rpt
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 13/Apr Lead rpt
Hidden 13/Apr Lead O/S
tsyrett 11/Apr Lead rpt

Hideously polished now

Philoosh 05/Apr Lead dog
BRoe ?/Apr Lead O/S
with Seamus, Will Lord, Millard, DanG
mickd ?/Apr Lead O/S
CRiddiford 07/Mar Lead
with Chris
brian watson 21/Feb Lead
with Andy Hobbs, Paul Milton
Hidden 19/Feb Lead rpt
CristinaB 08/Feb Lead RP
Nigel Coe 01/Feb Lead
mattc 19/Jan Lead dnf
Hidden 19/Jan Lead rpt
suds_01 ??/2015 -
MontyH 05/Dec/14 Lead
with brian and lee
brian watson 05/Dec/14 Lead rpt
with Andy Hobbs, Lee Lander
Matt Broadhurst 30/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Cam S, Nick H
Hidden 11/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Sep/14 Lead O/S
bullybones 03/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Linda F
davidjm ?/Sep/14 Lead
with Pete, Louis
Ian MK 28/Aug/14 Lead dog
with Anna
Anna Maykova 28/Aug/14 Lead dog
with Ian
lena.drapella 24/Aug/14 Lead RP
with Jasmine
DJ7A 03/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Murilo Lessa 03/Aug/14 Lead dnf
with Daniel James
Murilo Lessa 03/Aug/14 Lead RP
with Daniel James
Bern 01/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Kev
paultaylor 17/Jul/14 Lead O/S
cameron_hall 15/Jul/14 Lead dog
MontyH 05/Jul/14 Lead
with Brian, Pete Frost and Paul Milton
adam 24 05/Jul/14 Lead O/S
khalidq 05/Jul/14 Lead rpt
brian watson 05/Jul/14 TR
with Steve Newman
Ciderslider 02/Jul/14 TR O/S

Nice sport without the polish

with Ben
drifterjoe ?/Jul/14 Lead RP
Sophie Nunn 16/Jun/14 Lead rpt
with Ed B
RKirke 12/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Aaron B, Liam Day
Montse Shelbourne 01/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Nathan
moguy ?/Jun/14 Lead dnf
Pathological_Climber 26/May/14 Lead O/S
Denzil Guy 26/May/14 Lead β
nath_casper 17/May/14 Lead rpt
Alex Hallam 05/May/14 Lead RP

Wrong handed and wet holds on the crux. Balls.

with Pete Mack
Emmawood 05/May/14 2nd
khalidq 05/May/14 TR dog
Matt77 04/May/14 Lead O/S
with Shane
Al Mondz 03/May/14 Lead RP


tsyrett 03/May/14 Lead rpt
islandlynx ?/May/14 Lead O/S
mishabruml 16/Apr/14 Lead O/S

Nice line, crux near the top on some sharp crimps.

with Matt King
E30Adam 23/Mar/14 TR dog
with Roberto Isasa, Miles Gillespie, Adam Cook
Hidden 16/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Mar/14 TR O/S
Hidden 18/Jan/14 Lead dog
lday ??/2014 Lead O/S
MontyH 28/Dec/13 Lead
with Paul Milton
brian watson 07/Dec/13 Lead rpt
with Pete Frost
jtree03 22/Nov/13 Lead
with Paul C
Martin Bagshaw 23/Sep/13 2nd
jcooper8 05/Sep/13 Lead dog
Hidden 25/Aug/13 Lead rpt
Montecore 03/Aug/13 Lead dog

Disappointingly took a rest at 2nd bolt.

with Mike McKenna
Hidden 03/Aug/13 TR β
Hidden 09/Jul/13 Lead O/S
chriswood 08/Jul/13 Lead O/S
tomB 29/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Juliette, Jody
Sophie Nunn 18/Jun/13 Lead rpt
with Martin
Luxulyan 18/Jun/13 Lead rpt
with Martin, Sophie
jrccrosby 15/Jun/13 Lead
Theeni 15/Jun/13 Lead
with Joseph
tedburt 28/Apr/13 Lead dog
with Aaron Burdett
Sophie Nunn 18/Apr/13 Lead rpt
with Scott
Hidden 18/Apr/13 2nd
brian watson ??/2013 -
Hidden 08/Dec/12 Lead rpt
Hidden 01/Dec/12 TR
MontyH 01/Dec/12 Lead
with Lee Lander
gibsond 11/Nov/12 Lead rpt
with Vera Cady, Steve Newman
Hidden 11/Nov/12 Lead dog
Dizz 11/Nov/12 Lead
with Ali
mark schramm 28/Oct/12 Lead dnf

top easier angled section was too wet - it was raining!

with Jamie
BenL 14/Oct/12 TR
gibsond 16/Sep/12 Lead rpt


Hidden 16/Sep/12 TR RP
Hidden 13/Sep/12 Lead rpt
Hidden 11/Sep/12 Lead
Matt_Hardy 22/Aug/12 Lead
afrosam 19/Aug/12 Lead
Vince 19/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with Mick Duffield
elliptic 12/Aug/12 Lead O/S

Did it twice to put the rope back up.

with Stacy
bpmclimb 12/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with Clare
alek 29/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Jul/12 Lead O/S
mattprince 19/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Wayne.Gaudin 14/Jul/12 Lead O/S

Very 6a

with Dibben
Dibdawg 14/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Wayne Gaudin
Luxulyan ?/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Kev Brown, Tom Murrell
Alex Norman 24/Jun/12 Lead β
cooperman 24/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with Greg Foster
gibsond 18/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Jonathan Emett 17/Jun/12 Lead rpt
with Paul
marcb 17/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Stroppy 06/Jun/12 Lead
with Sam Lands
TiffTiff 23/May/12 Lead
with Tom
Hidden 13/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Apr/12 TR RP
gibsond 13/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Apr/12 Lead
Didymus 25/Mar/12 Lead O/S

I may have climbed this about 20 years ago so it could be a repeat?

with Marcus
Hidden 11/Mar/12 Lead O/S
drewish 11/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Mar/12 Lead rpt
mike lawrence? 23/Feb/12 Lead
with James the Navigator
Hidden 11/Feb/12 TR rpt
Gibbo 28/Jan/12 Lead dog

Busted after Rambling moses....

with Tom Gibbison
IanMulvany 22/Jan/12 Lead rpt
with Daniel Keller
Andy Peak 1 ??/2012 Lead
RadekNowak ??/2012 Lead
KDhruev 27/Dec/11 Lead RP
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 17/Sep/11 Lead rpt
MontyH 27/Aug/11 Lead rpt
with pete frost
trevor macalonan 24/Aug/11 TR RP
Sophie Nunn 07/Aug/11 Lead rpt
with Brian
brian watson 07/Aug/11 Lead rpt
Julesthe1st 24/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Mike
MontyH 13/Jul/11 Lead
with pete frost
Graham Westbrook 06/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Sami Mandeel 28/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Paul
BicepAndrews 28/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Pete
The Ivanator 26/Jun/11 Lead
with Sean
JamesBrowning 26/Jun/11 Lead dog
lewiz 25/Jun/11 Lead O/S
mishtu 25/Jun/11 2nd
with lewiz
davewing 11/Jun/11 Lead rpt
with Andy H
andyhurford 11/Jun/11 Lead dog

Dissapointed to not see a foot hold which could have made this clean!

lozowen 10/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Justin Field
Linc 07/Jun/11 Lead rpt
davewing 29/May/11 Lead
with Andy H
andyhurford 29/May/11 Lead dog
simonjkinsella 28/May/11 Lead O/S

Worthy of a star - enjoyable

haydng 22/May/11 Lead rpt
with RachelG
Hidden 22/May/11 Lead rpt
Monkey_Alan 22/May/11 Lead O/S

Very polished - felt harder than Ozark Mountain Daredevils.

leonjones 22/May/11 2nd dog
Hidden 22/May/11 Lead O/S
RMG 22/May/11 2nd
with haydng
Hidden 21/May/11 Lead RP
Jonathan Emett 21/May/11 Lead O/S
Lyndsay Superclimber 21/May/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/May/11 Lead O/S
Bonkers Dog 15/May/11 Lead O/S
Linc 14/May/11 Lead O/S
will_benfold 08/May/11 Lead rpt
with Jess
mes32 08/May/11 TR

Quickly went up to clean the draws on the lower off. Nice route, though mainly big moves on big holds.

Daniel ?/May/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Apr/11 Lead O/S
al99 23/Apr/11 Lead O/S
martinazando 23/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Mar/11 Lead O/S
nath_casper 19/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with mikey
IanMulvany 14/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Daniel Keller
torsok 13/Mar/11 Lead dog


with Gergana
tania 13/Mar/11 Lead dog
with Eva
MontyH 12/Mar/11 Lead
with pete frost
Hidden 12/Mar/11 TR
andyjirvin 08/Mar/11 Lead dog

First climb of day and had a few wobbles. Should have been easy enough, got to the top with no real problems other than not having my head sorted.

Hidden 07/Mar/11 Lead dog
Hidden 07/Mar/11 TR O/S
Hidden 05/Mar/11 Lead rpt
Hidden 05/Mar/11 TR rpt
riddle 27/Feb/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Feb/11 Lead
kieran_lowe 19/Feb/11 Lead O/S

Nice climb, really not a route climber was tired reaching the second clip. First taste of outdoor routes and will head back soon with my endurance improved.

Hidden 05/Feb/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Jan/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Jan/11 Lead rpt
ian d f 15/Jan/11 Lead dog
Hidden 08/Jan/11 TR dnf
Hidden ??/2011 TR
Hidden 12/Dec/10 Lead RP
manwithacam 23/Oct/10 Lead
with Joris
Joris.Roulleau 23/Oct/10 Lead O/S
sammycolon 27/Sep/10 -
Gambit 26/Sep/10 Lead O/S
with James
Kevster 25/Sep/10 Lead
Hidden 12/Sep/10 TR O/S
Hidden 12/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Neon1024 29/Aug/10 TR dog

Found this a real tough climb, but after a few rests I made it to the top. Found the crux pretty tough.

monsteratt 28/Aug/10 Lead O/S

Probably the best climb we did in the upper quarry

with Jess and Guy
nickwhimster 28/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Matt B
Manchi 28/Aug/10 Lead dnf
with tim_mcd
Mattb1421 28/Aug/10 TR O/S
tim_mcd 28/Aug/10 2nd
with Manchi
Hidden 19/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Aug/10 2nd
Alaina 20/Jun/10 Lead dog

one rest.. before a ledge - gah!!

with Lawrence Bird
katiep 19/Jun/10 Lead dog
with Ceri, Robin Head
Ceridwen 19/Jun/10 Lead dog

1 fall, doh

with Robin Head, Katy Preston
Robin Head 19/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Katie
Hidden 13/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Jun/10 Lead RP
Fatclimber 06/Jun/10 TR
Manchi 24/Apr/10 Lead dnf
with tim_mcd
tim_mcd 24/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Manchi
MontyH 06/Feb/10 Lead
with brian and lee
brian watson 06/Feb/10 Lead rpt
with Andy and Lee
jamespilgrim 31/Jan/10 Lead O/S
with Mark
Hidden 02/Jan/10 Lead O/S
Jane Weir ??/2010 Lead
adamA ??/2010 Lead dog
funsized 26/Sep/09 Lead O/S
MontyH 31/Aug/09 Lead
with Pete Frost and Paul Milton
Hidden 30/Aug/09 Lead β
The Ivanator 19/Aug/09 TR
with Sean
Perryman 19/Aug/09 Lead rpt

enjoyable- a sharp left side pull at the crux that i continued to neglect, made it more strenuous. used a slightly higher more serrated left sideupll

eugeneth 08/Aug/09 Lead RP
with Ian
Rollo 02/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Tom
SandyB ?/Aug/09 Lead O/S
langar27 31/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with Tom Syrett
Ade7 26/Jul/09 TR RP
with Wolfram
garywong 04/Jul/09 Lead O/S
Warren Earle 02/Jul/09 Lead dog

Many hard options makes for a tricky onsight

with Javi
briar4012 02/Jul/09 TR O/S
with Marti
mark89 16/Jun/09 Lead O/S
DeclanMurphy 24/May/09 Lead

My favourite of the 6 routes I tried at dancing ledge. Only a bit polished compared with the well-worn fives nearby.

with Thomasina
SGD 22/May/09 Lead
with Tom Relf
AlistairB 16/May/09 Lead O/S
with Andy Parsons
bigbobbyking 02/May/09 Lead
Dandan82 ?/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Chris
jezb1 07/Feb/09 2nd dog
jacobjlloyd ?/Feb/09 Lead O/S
breed 09/Jan/09 Lead O/S
tsyrett ??/2009 TR dog

Clean next time!

Alex More ??/2009 Lead O/S
Javis ??/2009 -
steve taylor 27/Dec/08 Lead
Hidden 22/Dec/08 Lead O/S
Sparky!!!3 21/Dec/08 Lead
Scott McRae 27/Sep/08 TR dog
with Tim Gledhill
Hidden 20/Sep/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Aug/08 2nd O/S
trev_f 29/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Martin
deacondeacon 22/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Paul
Hidden 21/Jun/08 Lead RP
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 02/Jun/08 Lead dog
garburn 10/May/08 Lead RP
with Neil Abraham
dan gibson 15/Feb/08 Lead rpt
with simon chevis
Neil Adams 27/Jan/08 Lead dog
with Andy N
dmoir 27/Jan/08 Lead O/S
with Dan B and Ben H
vertigo 26/Jan/08 Lead RP
with Cat Higgs
MontyH 19/Jan/08 Lead rpt
with Lee Lander
Hidden 19/Jan/08 TR
mark_wellin ??/2008 Lead
Tom Last 29/Dec/07 Lead O/S
with Denise
kevinknights 21/Oct/07 TR dog
with Lee
MarkRyder 18/Oct/07 Lead RP
with Lee
MontyH 06/Oct/07 Lead rpt
with pete frost
timo.t 23/Sep/07 Lead O/S

interesting, was drizzling a bit when started the climb, so was getting wet..pretty solid 6a I reckon

with Rob, Julius
Jon_Warner 21/Sep/07 Lead O/S

Good moves

with Jonny
Hidden 21/Sep/07 Lead RP
chris sm 15/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with Pippa Froggatt
mikegilly 13/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with Roberts
Hidden 31/Aug/07 -
sgl0jd ?/Aug/07 Lead
patrickc ?/Aug/07 Lead rpt
Hidden 14/Jul/07 Lead dog
JPGR 07/Jul/07 Lead O/S
with Yvette
MontyH 02/Jul/07 Lead rpt
with pete frost
sam_cox ?/Apr/07 Lead β
Hidden 25/Mar/07 TR
MontyH 24/Mar/07 Lead dog
with pete frost
freakeystyley34 10/Feb/07 Lead
fallingrocks 10/Feb/07 TR dog
tobydunford 04/Feb/07 Lead rpt
LiLaMont 04/Feb/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Jan/07 Lead
Hidden 14/Jan/07 Lead O/S
hippo99 ?/Jan/07 Lead O/S

strange moves

Rob Kennard ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 -
Rebecca Buckenham 29/Oct/06 TR dog
with Andre
Siderunner 24/Sep/06 Lead dog
with Jill
Hidden 10/Sep/06 Lead dnf
JonBray 25/Aug/06 Lead O/S
MontyH 19/Jun/06 Lead rpt
with pete frost
Hidden 19/Jun/06 TR
Hidden 17/Jun/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Jun/06 Lead dog
jimjimmyjimjim 04/Jun/06 Lead RP

Dogged the first attempt as i was tired. took my first lead-fall on the second. nailed it on the third!

Hidden 04/Jun/06 Lead dog
Hidden 04/Jun/06 Lead rpt
Rokmunky ?/Jun/06 Lead O/S
dan gibson 27/May/06 Lead O/S
with eddie church
tobydunford 18/Apr/06 Lead dog
maybe_si 09/Apr/06 2nd
with Alex
Oddjob 09/Apr/06 Lead dog
with Simon
clipskipper 07/Apr/06 Lead rpt
with armchair climbing
Ed Babs ?/Apr/06 Lead O/S
aged_ape ?/Apr/06 Lead β
with Nige T
Monk ?/Mar/06 Lead O/S
feeko ??/2006 -
Marti999 ??/2006 Lead
Hidden ??/2006 Lead O/S
Scott N ??/2006 Lead RP
AlexD 13/Nov/05 Lead rpt
Paul-Michael 16/Oct/05 TR O/S
timharrison ?/Sep/05 Lead rpt
with Abi Marchent
Richard Horn ?/Jun/05 Lead O/S
Owen W-G 30/Apr/05 Lead RP

Took three efforts over three years to finally nail this one clean! Good excuse never to return to dancing ledge.

with Andrew
Hidden ??/2005 2nd O/S
bigie bob ??/2005 Lead O/S
chrisbevins ??/2005 Lead O/S
KRB 29/Aug/04 Lead O/S
with Martin Bridges
Haglington ?/Jul/04 Lead O/S
jl 06/Apr/04 Lead
with Rachel
djking1983 27/Mar/04 2nd
clive-greenwood 28/Oct/03 Lead O/S
with CMC
dannyboy83 ?/Jun/03 Lead O/S
with Chris Havill
cem 03/Aug/02 Lead rpt
Hidden 23/Jul/02 Lead O/S
Adrian Daniels 07/Apr/02 Lead
with Steve Webster
nige pacer ??/2002 Lead O/S
MontyH 13/Aug/01 Lead O/S
lost.arrow 26/May/01 Lead
with Paul Palfreyman
andybenham ??/2001 -
Lepista 13/Sep/00 -
shoulders 20/Aug/00 Lead
with tanya, mart, andy sharp
NickP ??/2000 -
cem 23/Oct/99 TR O/S
Hidden 07/Mar/99 2nd
Hidden ??/1999 Lead
Roget 28/Jul/98 Lead O/S
with jon
Hidden ?/Jun/98 Lead O/S
tomkhoward 25/Oct/97 Lead O/S
with SICMC
pezzerrr ??/1997 Lead O/S
Mark Kemball 22/Aug/96 Lead O/S
with Lee Bartrop
Scott McRae 13/Jul/96 Lead rpt
with Steve Lucas
Hidden ??/1996 Lead
Scott McRae 15/Jul/95 2nd O/S
with Steve Lucas
rob.grafton 04/Mar/95 Lead
with Bruce
r0b 02/Jan/95 Lead O/S
with Andy Jefferies
steve taylor ??/1995 Lead
Dringo ??/1995 -
jonberry791 ??/1995 Lead β
Hidden ??/1993 Lead
Nigel Coe ??/1993 -

Approx date

cayteye ??/0000 Lead O/S
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