Rockfax Description
A neat route directly above the well hole. © Rockfax

FA. Jan Rostron 1.8.96 01/Aug/1996

Ticklists: Dancing Ledge apprenticeship, Dancing Ledge Sport Climbs.

ClimberDateStyleNotes & Partners
paultaylor 27/Sep Lead β
chancer 18/Sep Lead dog

Polished horror show with an awkward and big move.

bobstones 18/Sep Lead RP

2nd attempt. Hard for a 5c without the beta.

StefanP ?/Sep Lead dog
CRiddiford 30/Aug Lead
HaleAlex 11/Aug Lead dog

Fell twice. Hadn't climbed in a while

Rosamund Lees
MontyH 08/Aug Lead rpt
Pete Frost and Paul Milton
Sophie Nunn 21/Jul Lead rpt
Matt W
Hidden 19/Jul Lead O/S
bridget143 23/Jun TR dog
matt davies 13/Jun Lead
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 03/Jun Lead O/S
MontyH 30/May Lead rpt
pete frost
Echna 29/May Lead rpt
RockThirsty 25/May Lead dog

Hard for the grade - technical and very enjoyable!

jwhp 16/May Lead dog
Hidden 03/May TR
Hidden 13/Apr Lead O/S
Lee_Meaden 12/Apr Lead O/S
Luke Robinson
5210Hill 12/Apr Lead O/S
Kenny Brewster
mikespooner 12/Apr Lead O/S
Jonathan Terry
Hidden 06/Apr Lead RP
alice270 06/Apr TR dog
mr_cf 04/Apr Lead O/S
rachelvlc 03/Apr Lead
Gloria 03/Apr 2nd
BRoe ?/Apr Lead O/S
Seamus, Will Lord, Millard, DanG
mickd ?/Apr Lead O/S
roberts1234567890 06/Mar -
Will Moy
Hidden 24/Jan Lead O/S
MontyH 11/Jan -
brian and lee
brian watson 11/Jan Lead rpt
Andy Hobbs, Lee Lander
Hidden 06/Jan TR
Hidden 06/Jan Lead dog
Hidden 16/Nov/14 TR
MontyH 15/Nov/14 Lead
musgravet 02/Nov/14 Lead dog
Alison Hodkin, Doug Wilkie
Matt Broadhurst 01/Oct/14 Lead O/S
Cam S, Nick H
Hidden 13/Sep/14 Lead rpt
Hidden 09/Sep/14 Lead dog
Hidden 30/Aug/14 TR
Ian MK 28/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Anna Maykova 28/Aug/14 Lead dog
steady 24/Aug/14 TR
Hidden 17/Aug/14 2nd
Gavdee1 17/Aug/14 Lead dog
Tony Johnson
Pete Scott 07/Aug/14 Lead O/S
JUSTADUDE 07/Aug/14 Lead rpt
Laramadness 01/Aug/14 Lead O/S
cameron_hall 15/Jul/14 Lead dog
MontyH 12/Jul/14 Lead
Andy Young
Hidden 06/Jul/14 2nd β
Hidden 06/Jul/14 Lead O/S
MontyH 05/Jul/14 Lead
Brian, Pete Frost and Paul Milton
brian watson 05/Jul/14 TR
Steve Newman
tomdawson4 01/Jul/14 Lead dnf
Ciderslider 14/Jun/14 TR β
ciderspider 14/Jun/14 TR O/S
charley 14/Jun/14 Lead O/S
RKirke 13/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Aaron B, Liam Day
andyman666999 ?/Jun/14 Lead O/S

Think I have done this before. Clean.

Cathryn Johnson
Echna 31/May/14 Lead rpt
Andrew Sloan 26/May/14 Lead dog

Sandbag for 5+....thought 6a+.....maybe just too tired after yesterday.

JUSTADUDE 25/May/14 Lead O/S

More like a 6a!

Tru 17/May/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/May/14 Lead rpt
Sophie Nunn 16/May/14 Lead rpt
Tom T
dbevacqua 10/May/14 Lead O/S
Ruth Forbes
sbattams 05/May/14 Lead
Fatclimber 05/May/14 Lead dog
khalidq 05/May/14 TR dog
green_bhind_da_ears 18/Apr/14 Lead dog
Hidden 18/Apr/14 Lead dog
mishabruml 16/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Matt King
Peter Lovell 14/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Apr/14 Lead O/S
jimecallaw 11/Apr/14 Lead O/S
leglesslizard ?/Apr/14 Lead β
fjg123 ?/Apr/14 -
drgrange 30/Mar/14 -
Hidden 08/Mar/14 Lead rpt
lday ??/2014 Lead O/S
Jeromecooper ??/2014 -

Nice climbing, not polished. Technical for the grade but still 5+.

MontyH 07/Dec/13 Lead
brian and Pete
brian watson 07/Dec/13 Lead rpt
Pete Frost
Hidden 07/Dec/13 TR O/S
Echna 07/Dec/13 Lead dog
Matt, Rich
jtree03 22/Nov/13 Lead
Paul C
Albachoss ?/Oct/13 Lead O/S
Hinchrn 29/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Simon Pawlowski
Graham Westbrook 22/Aug/13 Lead O/S
meltdown34 21/Aug/13 Lead dog

Good route need to return and lead clean, as I now to commit to going over the bulge to good holds

Doug91 21/Aug/13 Lead O/S

Tricky but a good route

vic11092 13/Aug/13 TR dog

attempt lead but only got to first bolt!

Cara Borzych, Craig Conman
Sam Moss ?/Aug/13 TR
Jill Eccles
Jim-Roberts-1987 22/Jul/13 Lead RP


Hayley Gould
Hidden 10/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Sophie Nunn 18/Jun/13 Lead rpt
Monkey_Alan 18/Jun/13 Lead O/S

Very polished, but good holds if you search for them.

jrccrosby 15/Jun/13 Lead

fell but completed

Theeni 15/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Jun/13 Lead dog
Krista 13/Jun/13 Lead
Hidden 09/Jun/13 Lead rpt
Hidden 02/Jun/13 Lead O/S
katiep 01/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Becky Bellworthy, Fiona
meltdown34 01/Jun/13 Lead dnf

Got the first clip but due to the heat of the sun and how polished the rocks are did not procceed any further, route to try when cliff is in the shade

clams ?/Jun/13 Lead
CallumSmith ?/Jun/13 Lead
CatMc ?/Jun/13 2nd
TonyB 31/May/13 Lead O/S
Keiran.A 26/May/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/May/13 Lead O/S
Andre Clarke 21/May/13 Lead dog
matt.jj 18/May/13 Lead dog
khalidq 05/May/13 Lead rpt
Hidden 30/Apr/13 TR rpt
cdpuk 21/Apr/13 2nd β
Hidden 21/Apr/13 Lead dog
Sophie Nunn 18/Apr/13 Lead rpt
akhutton88 13/Jan/13 TR

Deceiving. Felt hard for the grade.

brian watson ??/2013 -
JillEccles ??/2013 -
Hidden 08/Dec/12 Lead rpt
Alex Norman 03/Nov/12 Lead β
the ant hill mob 30/Sep/12 TR rpt
the ant hill mob 29/Sep/12 Lead dnf

struggled on one move, but on last try burnt out, need to come back resh and push for clean climb.

the ant hill mob 29/Sep/12 TR RP
gibsond 20/Sep/12 Lead rpt
Jobbo 16/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Sep/12 TR dog
Hidden 11/Sep/12 Lead
mr random 27/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Lotty, Mike H
Stuart Johnston 25/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Cat St. Claire
Hidden 19/Aug/12 TR dog
lewiz 18/Aug/12 Lead dog
Klara Vlckova, Martin Holecek, Kirsten Donovan
elliptic 12/Aug/12 Lead O/S
bpmclimb 12/Aug/12 Lead O/S
jopayne1988 12/Aug/12 Lead β
plilley 11/Aug/12 Lead rpt
cameronmcloughlin 09/Aug/12 Lead rpt
khalidq 09/Aug/12 Lead dog
popov86 03/Aug/12 Lead
Laurence Everitt 29/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Jul/12 Lead dog
Hidden 21/Jul/12 Lead O/S
cdent 16/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Stroppy 06/Jun/12 Lead
Sam Lands
mishtu 02/Jun/12 Lead
Hidden 31/May/12 Lead
MontyH 26/May/12 Lead

Climbing course

Andy Young
Hidden 19/May/12 Lead rpt
katiep 21/Apr/12 Lead dog

Felt very hard for 5+, it may have been the damp though

Hidden 15/Apr/12 Lead dog
sam_craddock 14/Apr/12 Lead dog
Hidden 13/Apr/12 Lead β
gibsond 13/Apr/12 Lead RP

Slick!!! Had to RP!!!!

Hidden 08/Apr/12 Lead O/S
harold walmsley 03/Apr/12 TR O/S

Another sandbag. Similar standard to Chicago Pipe Dreaming. Can't vote on grade as the permitted range doesn't go high enough

Paul Evans
Hidden 25/Mar/12 Lead RP
drewish 14/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Mar/12 Lead O/S
lottiec 11/Mar/12 TR dnf
TiffTiff 25/Feb/12 Lead β
Jen Durden, Charlie Main
JenDurden 25/Feb/12 TR dnf
Charlie Main, TiffTiff
Hidden 11/Feb/12 TR RP
Gibbo 28/Jan/12 Lead
Tom Gibbison
the ant hill mob ??/2012 TR RP

climbed after lead, but couldnt red point lead, just didnt have it.

Hidden ??/2012 TR dnf
Kirill 12/Nov/11 Lead dog
cem 12/Nov/11 Lead rpt
MikwWebster 14/Oct/11 Lead
Hidden 25/Sep/11 Lead
BelayBunney 24/Sep/11 Lead O/S

Another alleged F5+ that is bone hard for the grade, in my opinion. Did it clean, but not without a struggle! I would grade it F6a.

Mike Kendon, Lizzie, Catherine
tradguy 17/Sep/11 Lead β
Mark Hazell
MontyH 14/Sep/11 Lead
Paul Milton
MontyH 27/Aug/11 Lead rpt
pete frost
dale1968 24/Aug/11 2nd


Hidden 24/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Gazleah 17/Aug/11 Lead O/S
linda ford
Sami Mandeel 05/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Aug/11 TR O/S
lioness84 30/Jul/11 -
Hidden 24/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Julesthe1st 24/Jul/11 Lead O/S
JamesBrowning 26/Jun/11 Lead dog
lewiz 25/Jun/11 Lead O/S
mishtu 25/Jun/11 2nd
lozowen 10/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Justin Field
Hidden 10/Jun/11 Lead
matgorman 09/Jun/11 Lead
MontyH 08/Jun/11 TR
davewing 29/May/11 Lead
Andy H
gnat 29/May/11 Lead O/S
andyhurford 29/May/11 Lead RP
simonjkinsella 28/May/11 Lead dog

Fell off going through top bulge unable to locate huge jug at the back of the ledge

haydng 22/May/11 Lead rpt
Hidden 22/May/11 Lead O/S
RMG 22/May/11 2nd
Bonkers Dog 15/May/11 Lead O/S
will_benfold 08/May/11 Lead rpt
marcb 06/May/11 Lead O/S
Kyle Goslan, Michael Moore
cayteye 30/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Chris Redding 29/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Apr/11 Lead dog
MontyH 09/Apr/11 Lead
Brian, pete frost
Fatclimber 02/Apr/11 Lead dog

Grease is the word!

Jim Bailey
adambaker ?/Apr/11 Lead
Amy Kilpin 27/Mar/11 TR
Hidden 27/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Jonesy_A 26/Mar/11 Lead dog
Hidden 13/Mar/11 Lead β
tania 13/Mar/11 TR
riddle 27/Feb/11 Lead O/S

Warm up

stevorobs3 ??/2011 Lead O/S
willreddin ??/2011 TR dog
Joew ?/Dec/10 Lead O/S
notclive 27/Nov/10 Lead dog

Still really cold, still couldn't feel my fingers

brian watson 24/Oct/10 Lead rpt
MontyH 23/Oct/10 Lead


pete frost
manwithacam 23/Oct/10 Lead

interesting warm up...

Joris.Roulleau 23/Oct/10 Lead O/S
alexanderjwatts 12/Oct/10 Lead
Marcin78 ?/Oct/10 Lead
Paul Ingate
Marc-G 25/Sep/10 Lead dog

Rests only

Hidden 06/Sep/10 Lead dog
Joe Miller 06/Sep/10 2nd O/S
nickwhimster 28/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Mattb1421 28/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Jonathan Emett 27/Aug/10 Lead O/S
andy hart
tobydunford 27/Aug/10 Lead rpt
MD 19/Aug/10 Lead dog
Hidden 19/Aug/10 Lead O/S
J.Atkins 16/Aug/10 Lead
philmcf ?/Aug/10 Lead dog
TomOsterwold ?/Aug/10 Lead O/S
MontyH 28/Jul/10 Lead
Paul Milton
bigie bob 18/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Alex Shermer 08/Jul/10 TR dog
Andrew Gardner
Braintax 03/Jul/10 Lead
Stuart Johnston ?/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Helen White
Hidden 13/Jun/10 Lead RP
Hidden 12/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Jun/10 2nd
Warren Earle 23/May/10 TR dog


djking1983 21/May/10 Lead O/S
sonic46 16/May/10 TR
jezb1 14/May/10 Lead

Bit rubbish

jifwally 10/May/10 Lead dog
Hidden 08/May/10 Lead O/S
Jack Hooley 24/Apr/10 Lead
MontyH 14/Apr/10 Lead
thelizard 12/Apr/10 Lead β

Plus another lower level 7 routes next to Mariana's Trenchcoat area

Tony Adshead
Phil PBC ??/2010 -
Jane Weir ??/2010 Lead
j miller ??/2010 -
timf ??/2010 -
Fatclimber 15/Nov/09 Lead dog

After several days of torrential rain it looked dry. But everything I put my foot on was like glass. I don't remember it being this bad b4 so atmosheric conditions?

Dean Chapman
taps323 ?/Oct/09 Lead
D van der Heem
Hidden 26/Sep/09 TR RP
el_Claudio 26/Sep/09 Lead O/S
Joemanglerocks 12/Sep/09 Lead O/S
Tim Knight
TimKnight 12/Sep/09 Lead
Charlie Evans 08/Sep/09 2nd dog
Phil Roberts
MontyH 31/Aug/09 Lead

hot and sweaty

Pete Frost and Paul Milton
Hidden 30/Aug/09 Lead β
gronbech 30/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Dunx 29/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Kingsjester 27/Aug/09 TR O/S

Fairly simple climb with a few very sharp holds.

Mike Froggatt
The Ivanator 19/Aug/09 TR
Perryman 19/Aug/09 Lead β

greasy >:-(

thelizard 18/Aug/09 Lead β
Ben Kemp
eugeneth 08/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Rollo 02/Aug/09 Lead O/S
SandyB ?/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Tom Last 28/Jul/09 TR rpt
crobinson 28/Jul/09 Lead
Ade7 26/Jul/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Jul/09 Lead dnf
Hamish777 26/Jul/09 2nd dog
Hidden 25/Jul/09 Lead dog
samantha252 25/Jul/09 Lead
strapless 08/Jul/09 Lead O/S
garywong 05/Jul/09 Lead O/S
nr 05/Jul/09 Lead dog

Quite burly, but short.

Solcambs 05/Jul/09 Lead dog

Very tough for a F5+ - probably not in a F6, but dififcult at the grade. Very polished, and so feet can feel very tentative above the first bolt.

Trisha Murphy 18/Jun/09 2nd
tweedcore 18/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Jun/09 Lead dog
tbs105 06/Jun/09 -
DeclanMurphy 24/May/09 Lead

Very polished. Didn't enjoy it much. Pity. It would be great if there was anything to hold onto. Had more fun on the 6a's nearby.

Hidden 24/May/09 TR
Hidden 03/May/09 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/May/09 -
dswansonlow 25/Apr/09 Lead O/S
John Scarrot
Hidden 12/Apr/09 Lead dnf
Hidden 12/Apr/09 Lead dog
adam carless 07/Apr/09 Lead dog

polished, a few blind moves, and slightly seeping - not an enjoyable route.

mattshort 05/Apr/09 Lead dog
Hidden 05/Apr/09 Lead dog
christina H ?/Apr/09 2nd O/S
Fatclimber 29/Mar/09 Lead dog
MontyH 10/Jan/09 Lead
Paul Milton
breed 09/Jan/09 Lead O/S
thompson1000 ??/2009 -
EmmanuelF ??/2009 Lead RP
Alex More ??/2009 Lead O/S
Javis ??/2009 -
Hidden ??/2009 Lead O/S
trev_f 29/Dec/08 Lead O/S
John Godding
Hidden 22/Dec/08 Lead O/S
MarkRyder 14/Dec/08 Lead RP
Scott McRae 27/Sep/08 TR dog
Tim Gledhill
Hidden 30/Aug/08 2nd O/S
Steve954 16/Aug/08 TR dnf

Had four attempts but could not get past the first 10 feet.

djp1 08/Aug/08 Lead O/S
pete.hutchings ?/Aug/08 Lead O/S
RFWilkie 21/Jul/08 Lead dog
Hidden 15/Jul/08 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jul/08 Lead O/S
London Luke ?/Jul/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Jun/08 Lead
danfitz ?/Jun/08 Lead O/S
camjberry 31/May/08 Lead
Greg Grace
Andy Chubb 30/May/08 Lead
Gideon Castro
Warren Earle 05/May/08 Lead dnf

Only two bolts and Fell off after first

SGD 04/May/08 Lead O/S
Claire Duffield
Marq 04/May/08 Lead O/S

Had to reclimb as Andy couldn't clean it!

Andy Livingstone
Hidden 20/Apr/08 2nd
Hidden 20/Apr/08 Lead
Hidden 05/Apr/08 Lead
Hidden 04/Apr/08 Lead O/S
ArranR ?/Apr/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Mar/08 2nd
Hidden 22/Mar/08 Lead
MontyH 01/Mar/08 Lead
Pete and Lee
Hidden 24/Feb/08 Lead RP
Neil Adams 27/Jan/08 Lead O/S
Andy N
Hidden ??/2008 Lead O/S
mark_wellin ??/2008 Lead
Tom Last 29/Dec/07 Lead O/S
Jesse Dufton 01/Dec/07 Lead
mol 01/Dec/07 2nd
Alistair Everett 01/Dec/07 2nd
vertigo 24/Nov/07 Lead RP
Chris Bowmer
MontyH 10/Nov/07 Lead rpt
pete frost
KarlH 10/Nov/07 Lead dog
Neil Williams
dobby 200 20/Oct/07 Lead O/S

polished and slightly pumpy. as my partner went up he pulled a large chunk of rock out as he cliped the loweroff

Jon_Warner 21/Sep/07 Lead RP
Hidden 21/Sep/07 Lead β
mikegilly 13/Sep/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/Aug/07 -
Hidden ?/Aug/07 TR
patrickc ?/Aug/07 Lead rpt
Hidden 14/Jul/07 Lead dog
andy jennings ?/Jun/07 Lead O/S
jl 06/May/07 Lead rpt
pennyb 06/May/07 2nd
MontyH 05/May/07 Lead rpt
Brian and Paul
camillaclifford 21/Apr/07 TR dog
Kirsten Campbell
JimBee ?/Apr/07 Lead rpt
Burt ?/Apr/07 2nd
Hidden 25/Mar/07 TR
jchenoweth 24/Feb/07 Lead O/S
Monk 18/Feb/07 Lead rpt
mullermn 18/Feb/07 Lead dnf

Last climb of the day. Made a complete arse of it.

fallingrocks 10/Feb/07 Lead dnf

Bashed at it for ages, first ever sport lead attempt, just pumped out pissed off in the end.

Tim George
Hidden 20/Jan/07 Lead O/S
Rob Kennard ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 -
Southern Mark Smith ??/2007 -
Scott N ??/2007 Lead O/S
Dandan82 ??/2007 Lead O/S
rubben ??/2007 Lead O/S
lyneux 18/Nov/06 Lead rpt
Laurence Weil
bazzag 10/Sep/06 Lead
reece and charlotte
JonBray 25/Aug/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Aug/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Aug/06 Lead dog
Ian_gozer 23/Jul/06 Lead dog
jl 08/Jul/06 Lead rpt
Rebecca Buckenham 15/Jun/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/May/06 Lead O/S
dan gibson 27/May/06 Lead O/S
eddie church
rhino_bill 07/May/06 Lead dog


ChrisBrooke 01/May/06 Lead dog
Carole Baker
CJE 15/Apr/06 Lead dog

Made a right dog's dinner of this. Couldn't climb for toffee this day.

JWB 15/Apr/06 Lead O/S
thelizard 15/Apr/06 Lead β
Ed Babs ?/Apr/06 Lead O/S
aged_ape ?/Apr/06 Lead β
Nige T
Monk ?/Mar/06 Lead O/S
fybcorp ?/Jan/06 TR

toped, needs to be lead. Quite nice found it hard having a bad day bit of work needed to be done right

mike hayes
feeko ??/2006 -
Marti999 ??/2006 Lead
Hidden ??/2006 Lead O/S
Dorset ??/2006 2nd
David Moralee
AlexD 13/Nov/05 Lead rpt
Paul-Michael 16/Oct/05 Lead RP

lowered off on 2nd.

givemetea 09/Oct/05 Lead dog
Craig Jenkins
tobydunford 08/Oct/05 Lead O/S
Sparky!!!3 23/Aug/05 Lead
petebale2000 14/Aug/05 Lead RP
MontyH 10/Apr/05 Lead rpt
Paul Milton
Hidden ??/2005 -
Gareth 31/Dec/04 Lead O/S
Haglington ?/Jul/04 Lead O/S
runwildjohn 17/Apr/04 2nd
Roger Pleasant, Alice Horton
jl 06/Apr/04 Lead
Richard Horn ?/Apr/04 Lead O/S
chrisbevins ??/2004 Lead O/S
runwildjohn 20/Sep/03 TR
Roger Pleasant
MontyH 11/Sep/03 Lead O/S
Owen W-G 10/Aug/03 Lead dog

A futile early afternoon attempt on Britain's hotest day on record.

Dan & Will
dannyboy83 ?/Jun/03 Lead O/S
Chris Havill
Marq 06/Apr/03 Lead O/S
Isabel Kingsmill
timharrison ?/Apr/03 Lead rpt
Hidden 02/Feb/03 2nd
MontyH 12/Jan/03 Lead
MontyH 06/May/02 Lead O/S
Paul Milton
shoulders 20/Aug/00 Lead
MontyH 14/Aug/00 Lead O/S
Jason Gotel ?/Aug/00 Lead
Tim Weekes
cem 23/Oct/99 TR
r0b 19/Jun/96 Lead O/S
Jimbo Kimber
steve taylor ??/1995 Lead
High 6a
Mid 6a
Low 6a
High 5c
Mid 5c
Low 5c
High 5b
Mid 5b
Low 5b
Votes cast 77
Votes cast 49
Style of ascent
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