The blunt arete is a classic grit thing.
Pull on the slopes? Press off your palms?

Ticklists: Peak Bouldering - bold-star Eastern-Grit sub 7s.

oodie72 22/Nov Sent x
chancer 22/Nov Sent O/S
Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing 01/Nov Sent rpt

Best problem in the Peak, if not Britain, if no the World...

Hidden 25/Oct Sent x
Duncan Campbell 25/Oct Sent

Brilliant. Desperate.

with Dan Middleton, Robbie, Ed, Lady penelope, Nige
Hidden 25/Oct Lead rpt
madasten 25/Oct Sent rpt
with Paul
Andy Myers 14/Oct Sent x

My god, 40 goes it took me before I realised just move my feet higher. 40 Goes, I tried everything, even tried a bellyflop dyno, well good though.

paul__in_sheffield 03/Oct Sent
with Noodle, Beanie
amccann 26/Sep Sent x
Teappleby 25/Sep Sent x


benkelsey 25/Sep Sent x
with Teappleby, Alex Mccan, Shaun Humphreys
Matthew Ferrier 25/Sep Sent x
BAdhoc 20/Sep Sent x

Finally done! Wahoo!

Hidden 13/Sep Sent rpt
BAdhoc 23/Aug Sent dnf

Getting better, got the rockover and the Palm/smear now to perfect the foot swap and I'll be done with this route!

SGD 08/Aug Sent

really good

Hidden 17/Jul Sent x
Mutl3y 21/Jun Sent

Finally. Full body tension on every move.

with Clog
Dave Cale 05/Jun Sent x
Nathanie1 25/May Sent x


with Lucy, Tom, Louise Hall
Hidden 15/May Sent
Hidden 10/May Sent rpt
Hidden 19/Apr Sent rpt
Hidden 11/Apr Sent rpt
quiffhanger 07/Feb Sent x

Failed yet again on my lifetime grit bouldering goal: to do this first try of the day. ~5 attempts this time.

Angus12345 07/Feb Sent x
with Ross mckerchar
Stefan_Morris 01/Feb Sent O/S
Hidden 25/Jan Sent rpt
deacondeacon 24/Jan Sent

Well good. Proper Grit :)

belay bunny turned bad 18/Jan Sent
freddy25 18/Jan Sent x
with Dom, Phil, Joe
joe1joe1joe2 18/Jan Sent x
with Dominic Joyce, Phillip Wright
Hidden 04/Jan Sent
Hidden 02/Jan Sent x
coster ??/2015 -
Hidden 13/Dec/14 Sent rpt
soph 13/Dec/14 Sent rpt
with big team, Annelies Sarrazyn, Lindy Smith
david.pearmain 07/Dec/14 Sent

finally! the hardest 6a 'ish' in the peak? took the most work anyhow...

Hidden 06/Dec/14 Sent rpt
charley 06/Dec/14 Sent x
with JackD
Timothy Graham Peck 06/Dec/14 Sent O/S

I love the egg!

with Dougie Swanson-lowe, Charly
Jackwd 06/Dec/14 Sent
Hidden 09/Nov/14 Sent rpt
KennyGeoghegan 01/Nov/14 Sent
Oli 01/Nov/14 Sent rpt
with Kenny
Angus Taylor 26/Oct/14 Sent x
Hidden 25/Oct/14 Sent rpt
tomfrankenburg 14/Oct/14 -
Hidden 14/Sep/14 Sent rpt
Hidden 07/Sep/14 Sent x
stvey ?/Sep/14 Sent x
ehole 31/Aug/14 Sent
Nick Sherring 26/Jun/14 Sent dnf

Seems nails, maybe easier with more grit experience and cooler to come back to

AlexRenshaw 05/May/14 -
RFWilkie 05/May/14 Sent x

Gritstone magic!

Hidden 16/Mar/14 Sent rpt
Hidden 15/Mar/14 Sent
MarkRoe 11/Mar/14 Sent x
woody99i 09/Mar/14 -
Hidden 08/Mar/14 Sent rpt
TimG 28/Feb/14 Sent x
with Jack
Robin Nichols 04/Feb/14 Sent O/S
Chris_barr 03/Feb/14 Sent
with Laura
drewish 11/Jan/14 Sent
JamieSparkes 11/Jan/14 Sent rpt
with Suzy Howat, Anne Peale, Nick, Claire Holland
TonyF ??/2014 -
Hidden 28/Dec/13 Solo O/S
Eddie Shelbourne 24/Dec/13 Sent
LakesWinter 21/Dec/13 Sent rpt

Pretty easy if you don't like actually using holds.

with Phil B
embob 11/Dec/13 Sent dnf
with Alex
Hidden 11/Dec/13 Sent
Jonathan Hall 07/Dec/13 Sent
Hidden 07/Dec/13 Sent β
Hidden 01/Dec/13 Sent x
Blueso 29/Nov/13 Sent dnf

Managed to make a bit of upward progress for a change, then got rained off...I'll be back.

with Anna
joshcullen95 03/Nov/13 Sent
with David cale
Pathological_Climber 27/Oct/13 Sent x
quiffhanger 27/Oct/13 Sent x

I always try to get this first go off the day. Never happens.

joese7en 06/Oct/13 Sent
gordy767 06/Oct/13 Sent β
TGreen 28/Sep/13 Sent rpt
Gareth Bowen 23/Aug/13 Sent x
with Katie
Andy Fielding 11/Aug/13 Sent
Hidden 01/Jun/13 Sent dnf
Jake Young 01/Jun/13 Sent
with India, Callum, Laura, Nick
BillyRidal ?/Jun/13 Sent x
quiffhanger 18/May/13 Sent rpt

God knows how many attempts, yet again. One day I'm going to get this first attempt of the day.

with Kate
mtempest 05/Apr/13 Sent
Haydn Jones 17/Feb/13 Sent x

3rd session working this, such a piss take 6a+.

with tom
Hidden 08/Feb/13 Sent rpt
Anhibian 02/Feb/13 Sent β
tompilgrem 13/Jan/13 Sent
Rockwarrior ?/Jan/13 Sent O/S
Rockwarrior ?/Jan/13 Sent O/S
coster ??/2013 Sent
dyno_king ??/2013 -
adie84 ??/2013 -
Stupopsicle ??/2013 -
p_won 30/Dec/12 Sent
LakesWinter 08/Dec/12 Sent
with Tim, Dave, Mark R
cliffrad 02/Dec/12 Sent
Hidden 02/Dec/12 Sent
rich_hw 03/Nov/12 Sent x
+4apeindex 03/Nov/12 -

Retro session - still as tricky until knack is learnt!

victim of mathematics 02/Nov/12 Sent x

After around a million attempts. Classic gritstone weirdness.

James Oswald 02/Nov/12 Sent rpt

Having done it before but forgetting to record it. I offered Colin £5 if he did it first go. Luckily he didn't :)

with Colin Angus
Mark Duncan 10/Oct/12 Sent O/S
leon 06/Oct/12 Sent rpt
Dan 85 23/Sep/12 Sent rpt
with Lewi, Rich
efrance24234 17/Sep/12 Sent O/S
Hidden 15/Sep/12 Sent x
saalty 30/Aug/12 Sent rpt
with Jim
karol dubas 07/Aug/12 -
james.f.williamson 05/Aug/12 Sent
with Alex, Nathan Sharp
belay bunny turned bad 08/Jul/12 Sent
with loundsy
Hidden 07/Jul/12 Sent x
charley 10/Jun/12 Sent dnf

blaming the humidity, not the best conditions. Got soo close by the end though, very frustrating.

with JackD, Jay
Jackwd 10/Jun/12 Sent dnf

Too sweaty, need some cold weather for this.

eazyclimbing 02/May/12 Sent
with hoppo
Bloke on a Rope 28/Apr/12 Sent x

The margin between sticking that smear and not is so small, took about 5 goes to stick it.

with Matt
Hidden 16/Apr/12 Sent
mtempest 15/Apr/12 Sent
Hidden 14/Mar/12 Sent x
Gaz McShee 11/Mar/12 Sent
Gaz McShee 11/Mar/12 Sent
Hidden 11/Mar/12 Sent
tradguy 10/Mar/12 Sent x
with John Mitchener
MartinWilliams87 25/Feb/12 Sent O/S
Simon_Letman 25/Feb/12 Sent
Hidden 18/Feb/12 Sent rpt
DaveMo 18/Feb/12 Sent x
victim of mathematics 16/Feb/12 Sent dnf

Infuriatingly baffling. Had many attempts, but couldn't get close.

Sam Simpson 12/Feb/12 Sent x
timmyhobby 30/Jan/12 Sent
philipjames 10/Jan/12 Sent
Hidden 08/Jan/12 Sent
belay bunny turned bad 08/Jan/12 Sent
with loundsy
dan stead ?/Jan/12 Sent x
with Chris, Matt
thrutch ?/Jan/12 -
Hidden ??/2012 -
kermit_uk 14/Dec/11 Sent x
with James Blake
jonnybull 27/Nov/11 Sent x
with Mags, Kate B, Russ
J.Wells 26/Nov/11 Sent x
Dan Geh 26/Nov/11 Sent x

Took a while! fell off top out twice which was painful!

Hidden 26/Nov/11 Sent
LakesWinter 26/Nov/11 Sent
Harry Thorpe 26/Nov/11 Sent x

Very good, easy when you know how!

Nick1812P 21/Nov/11 Sent rpt
TGreen 20/Nov/11 Sent rpt
Mark D 20/Nov/11 Sent x
Hidden 19/Nov/11 Sent dnf
Hidden 16/Nov/11 Sent rpt
Hidden 29/Oct/11 Sent x
Dan Lane 26/Oct/11 Sent
with Lukasz Warzecha, Ruth Taylor, Andy Turner
Hidden 23/Oct/11 Sent
adam 24 22/Oct/11 Sent x
Hidden 21/Oct/11 Sent x
mrginna 19/Oct/11 Sent x
with Bernie
Müllered 18/Oct/11 Sent dnf
Ian Broome 16/Oct/11 Sent rpt

Font-esque. special.

with Pete Ellis, Pete
petellis 16/Oct/11 Sent x
Hidden 15/Oct/11 Sent rpt
Souljah 15/Oct/11 Sent

Amazing... Font style climbing

with Alister
chiverstom 04/Oct/11 Sent O/S
with Adam Butterworth, Jon leighton
Hidden 02/Oct/11 Sent
Hidden ?/Oct/11 Sent x
Stuart Johnston ?/Oct/11 Sent x

Complete bugger. Must have had 20 goes before I got it!

saalty 29/Sep/11 Sent x

Hardest 6a+ in the peak?

with eddy, colin
TGreen 20/Aug/11 Sent rpt
Hidden 07/Aug/11 Sent x
Hidden 07/Aug/11 Sent x
Hidden 05/Aug/11 Sent
leon 03/Jul/11 Sent
Laurence Everitt 21/May/11 Sent x
Hidden 06/May/11 Sent
bigphil 06/Apr/11 Sent
Hidden 02/Apr/11 Sent x
Hidden 01/Apr/11 Sent
DaveFidler 20/Mar/11 Sent x

Finally :D

Hidden 03/Feb/11 Sent rpt
Chris Straw ?/Feb/11 Sent
Hidden 22/Jan/11 Sent rpt
Hidden 21/Jan/11 Sent
RossG ??/2011 -
cymjt ??/2011 -
Hidden ?/Dec/10 Sent
tallsop 28/Nov/10 -

both sides, definately an education for me, this boulder. do these problems before you go to rowtor!!! The right side of the arete is definately one of my top five problems in the peak.

with Dave Saxby
benchwarmer 24/Nov/10 Sent
with nick
Hidden 31/Oct/10 -
Hidden 30/Oct/10 Sent dnf
JamieSparkes 24/Oct/10 Sent x
with Nick
Nick1812P 24/Oct/10 Sent O/S
with Jamie
timbanton 21/Oct/10 Sent
petegunn 20/Oct/10 Sent
with Davina
Hidden 12/Oct/10 Sent x
nathanlee 09/Oct/10 Sent x

Major nemesis beaten!

with Dom Lee
Gazleah 09/Oct/10 Sent O/S
with paul jones, tom ireson
Gazleah 09/Oct/10 Sent O/S
with paul jones, tom ireson
alexrankine30 28/Aug/10 Sent x
with Dad
belay bunny turned bad 16/Aug/10 Sent O/S
belay bunny turned bad 16/Aug/10 Sent O/S
Hidden 16/Aug/10 Sent O/S
Hidden 16/Aug/10 Sent x
Hidden 15/Aug/10 Sent
Milne 05/Aug/10 Sent x

about 15th go.

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 16/May/10 Sent x
geddicakes 16/May/10 Sent x

Finally learnt the secret of slab climbing!

with Paul Phillips, Alex Dalton
Hidden 13/May/10 Sent x
Hidden 24/Apr/10 Sent dnf
catblack 12/Apr/10 Sent
Hidden 04/Apr/10 Sent
jonathan watt 02/Apr/10 Sent x
Ross Barnes ?/Apr/10 Sent
AndyJBooth 21/Mar/10 Sent x

Hardest 6a+ in the world!

Hidden 20/Feb/10 Sent x
Hidden 20/Feb/10 Sent x
Hidden 20/Feb/10 Sent dnf
Hidden ?/Feb/10 Sent x
stephenhartley ??/2010 Sent
highrepute ??/2010 Sent
Alex Winter 27/Aug/09 Sent
sgl0jd 26/Jul/09 -
timbanton 14/Jun/09 Sent
Jethro ?/Jun/09 Sent
Hidden 24/May/09 Sent O/S
wingalina 23/May/09 Sent
with Robert Turnbull
Paulos ?/May/09 Sent
Hidden ?/May/09 Sent
JonBray 13/Apr/09 Sent x
Tim W 05/Apr/09 Sent rpt
Don Jebus 31/Mar/09 Sent x
catt 22/Mar/09 Sent x

Quality slopery nothingness grit climbing.

with Blane
Hidden 15/Mar/09 Sent dnf
Hidden 28/Feb/09 Sent
galpinos 14/Feb/09 Sent x
Matt Fry 17/Jan/09 Sent O/S
Hidden 17/Jan/09 Sent O/S
philipjames 12/Jan/09 Sent
sparkass 02/Jan/09 Sent x
mshorter 02/Jan/09 -
TGreen 01/Jan/09 Sent x
tomthecoolperson 16/Nov/08 Sent x
with Louise
kevp ?/Nov/08 -
with Atilla
dannyboy83 ?/Oct/08 Sent O/S
nai 12/Sep/08 Sent x
maybe_si 30/Aug/08 Sent x
boulderholder ?/Mar/08 Sent x
Hidden 27/Jan/08 Sent x
kingholmesy ??/2008 Sent x
alaan 16/Dec/07 Sent O/S
Hidden 01/Nov/07 Sent
jimjimmyjimjim 03/Feb/07 Sent x
Duck Egg ??/2007 Sent x

pure puzzle climbing. easy when you get it.

Hidden ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 -
tombeasley ??/2007 Sent
Tim W 05/Jun/05 Sent x
with Darren Miller, Janna Trevorrow
Roget ??/2000 Sent
Mike Owen ?/Oct/97 Sent
with Darren Hawkins
Hidden ??/1997 -
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