The Prow (classic)*** 8a
50m, 3 pitches.

Rockfax Description
One of the historic landmark routes of the Peak. The way to climb it these days is in one giant pitch from the ground for an amazing 8a tick, although it is still a good 7c+ tick done in one pitch to the belay of Body Machine. Climb up the Body Machine start then traverse rightwards past a belay and up the technical wall to a big hole in the break. Move slightly right again and then straight up the tufa line via superb moves. Enter the massive groove line above and get a sneaky rest at the Body Machine belay. Finally climb up to the giant roof and exit via very powerful moves to a belay up and right. © ROCKFAX

FA. Ron Fawcett, Gill Fawcett 1982 (over 3 days). Followed the line of some of the aid route 'The Prow Route' (Bob Dearman, J.Gerrard 1963) although not the start or middle section.

Ticklists: Extreme Rock, 100 best limestone climbs in Britain.

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This climb is in 31 logbooks, and on 7 wishlists.

Had a couple working goes to the second belay. The start where the tree used to be is really tough and the rest isn't easy either!
Rachel Slater - Lead dog - 19/Jul/14 with Rob Greenwood

Fell under top roof of pitch 3.. back soon
Apharri - Lead RP - 05/May/14 with Jim Gayler

Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing - 2014

p1&p2. Ran out of gas at p3 crux....
dominic lee - Lead RP - 07/Oct/13 with dave turnbull

p1 & 2 to Body Machine belay @ 7c+, top pitch next.
Dave Turnbull, BMC - Lead RP - 01/Oct/13 with Dominic Lee

Hidden - Lead RP - 06/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead dog - 14/Jun/13

keefe - Lead RP - 05/Jun/11 with Ant

Lead in one pitch to the Body Machine belay (i.e P1 & P2). Need to return for the full tick....
Jon Garside - Lead RP - Jun/11

TomPR - Lead - 15/May/11

P1+2 from ground, 7c+.
Dave Bond - Lead RP - 22/Jul/10 with Tim Banton

TomPR - Lead - Jun/10

P1 only
Matt Fry - Lead RP - 30/Jul/09 with Jon Clark

Hidden - Lead dog - 24/Jul/09

Linked pitches 1&2 from the Revelations belay. 7c?
Oli - Lead RP - 07/Jul/09 with Dave Johnson

Hidden - Lead RP - 16/Jun/09

Hidden - Lead dnf - 19/May/09

1st pitch from Revelations belay twice. Who knows what grade. Found no hands rest, and bolt to bolted the second pitch.
Oli - Lead RP - 17/May/09 with Stone

L1 & 2 only
J_Clark - 15/May/09

Hidden - Lead β - 29/Apr/09

Boy - 2006

kristian - Lead RP - 2003

Steve Crowe - Lead O/S - 2000 with KM

Hidden - Lead RP - 23/Oct/94

pitch one only
ste_d - Lead β - 15/Aug/94 with mik

P1&P2.Dan led P3.
dominic lee - AltLd RP - 29/Jul/90 with daniel lee

Hidden - 1989

Pitch 1 only - F7b
Billg - Lead RP - 1989 with Phil McAllistair

jon - Lead - 13/Oct/88 with Malc

Well chuffed, a one day ascent. Tim did it the same day as well.
Mike Owen - Lead RP - 12/Sep/88 with Tim Lowe

Hidden - 1973

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