Prostration** HVS 5a
[Prostration...Pete feeling kaput after climbing Ramshaw Crack, the 31st and final route of the Staffs 'Nose' day out, 1 kb]14m.

Rockfax Description
14m. Climb rightwards to the central roof crack, have a quick lie down in the slot, then pull smartly onto the wall to finish. © ROCKFAX

FA. Joe Brown 1950s 1955

Ticklists: The Roaches - Routes Graded List, ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, Staffordshire Grit Challenge - Brown-Whillans Day Out.

Photo: Prostration...Pete feeling kaput after climbing Ramshaw Crack, the 31st and final route of the Staffs 'Nose' day out © davidj
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This climb is in 99 logbooks, and on 8 wishlists.

stratandrew - 2nd - 01/Jul/15 with Evan Holdsworth, Steve Graham

Sam Simpson - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/15 with Tom Doldon

James Oakes - Lead O/S - 26/May/15 with Steve Ramsden

Ram MkiV - 2nd O/S - 26/May/15 with noaks

Off balance
benkelsey - 2nd O/S - 23/May/15 with Jake Young

Jake Young - Lead O/S - 23/May/15 with Ben

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/May/15

john's gear again, found this awkward!
PeteWilson - Lead β - 07/Apr/15 with John P, Andi T

Hidden - Lead - 10/Nov/14

jon22 - Lead - 27/Sep/14 with manxclare

Lenny - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/14 with Phil .N

soph - Lead rpt - 23/Jul/14 with Lindy Smith

5/31. Tricky move to get stood up under the roof, then it's all over.
Nick Russell - Lead β - 20/Jul/14 with Alex Winter

5 on Staffordshire nose
Alex Winter - 2nd rpt - 20/Jul/14 with Nick

Hidden - Lead rpt - 29/Jun/14

dan gibson - 29/Jun/14 with michael porter

soph - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/14 with Lindy Smith

Awkward of the ledge not helped by a wet crack!
monsteratt - 2nd O/S - 08/Dec/13 with Nick Whimster, Andrew Abraham

Best rest at Ramshaw on that ledge! Sketched up the top section in the wet!
Andrew Abraham - Lead dog - 08/Dec/13 with Ceara, Nick Whimster, Clement Attwood

andi turner - AltLd - 22/Jul/13 with pete bridgwood

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 20/Apr/13

alooker - Lead O/S - Apr/13

Number Three of the attempt on the Staffordshire Nose Previously climbed with Lily on 15.07.12
Brown - 2nd - 22/Sep/12 with Andy R

Interesting moves out of the slot.
Dan Geh - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/12 with Neil Mackie

Luuuuuke - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/12 with jay

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/May/12

Hidden - 2012

Hidden - 2012

nice moves, bit of a rest on the handy lie down ledge whilst it rained before finishing off then got soaked sitting on the top.
Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 29/Oct/11 with Jim

Jim Slater - 2nd O/S - 29/Oct/11 with Graeme Hammond

Dave Mason - 2nd O/S - 18/Oct/11 with Adam Gill, Trev Tatler

Marvino - Lead - 28/Aug/11 with Martin

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/11

Hidden - 2nd - 07/Aug/11

Stevepg - 2nd - 06/Aug/11 with Olly, Simon

Hidden - Lead rpt - 06/Aug/11

What a ball ache, got ontae ledge, couldnae get up in a standin position from there. downclimbed the route to the ground..
fatbuoybazza - Lead dnf - 01/Aug/11 with jim

Hidden - Lead - 30/Jul/11

Great fun!
BeccaSnowden - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/11 with Tom

thomasadixon - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/11 with Becca

belay bunny turned bad - 2nd - 26/Jun/11 with loundsy

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/11

Did not finish this 2 years ago with Mark, finally came back to it today, big cams are useful!
Laurence Everitt - Lead RP - 10/Apr/11 with Rachel Takacs, Mark D, Rosie Henstock

Rosie Henstock - 2nd dog - 10/Apr/11 with Laurence

CharlieMack - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/11 with David

thrutch - Lead β - 06/Mar/11 with Sven

switch - Lead O/S - 12/Feb/11 with Nickie

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - Lead dnf - 02/Oct/10

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Aug/10

cem - 2nd - 08/Aug/10 with Graham Dolman, Paul Bolton

Alex Winter - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/10 with J. Iles-Smith

Couldn't get the right jam in to stand up.. hot and sweaty day. Did it in the end.
odox - Lead dog - 27/Jun/10 with Andrew Birtwistle

Its not a good idea to go onto the ledge front first.
JRae - Lead dnf - 27/Jun/10 with C Shawcross

tatz45 - Lead β - 22/May/10 with Wes Inskip

AlexRenshaw - Lead - 22/May/10 with Thomas Renshaw

Bernie Wylde - 2nd - 19/May/10

Shad - Lead - 19/May/10

Boy - 17/Apr/10 with Adam , Nige Kershaw

Lay on ledge (good rest) for 20 mins wishing I could jam. Went for it in end but failed quite spectacularly
manwithacam - Lead dnf - 04/Apr/10 with Sarah

Awesome route
MattT88 - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/09 with Alex Maggs

HamishD - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/09 with Luke Lindsay

Fine up to the crack, then had a good long rest and shimmy and twist and turn in the crack to be top roped up the last bit :(
Rachey86 - Lead dnf - 24/Sep/08 with Vicky

OffshoreAndy - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/08 with New Mills Duncan

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/08

Hidden - Lead rpt - 31/May/08

Stood up eventually got to the top, couldn't top out, Pumped, Silly.
jcurley - Lead dnf - 21/May/08 with Mike Buddle

simoncov - 2nd dog - 08/Sep/07 with Simon Chetwynd

Lawrence Eccles - Lead O/S - Aug/07 with A. Crook

juza - 16/Jun/07 with John P

Stig - 2nd O/S - 08/Aug/06 with Jonathan Teale

Hidden - 2nd RP - 30/Jun/06

the crux is the contortions necessary to get out of the lovely jammed rest position. Keep your chiropractors number handy.
adam carless - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/06 with Nick Smith - UKC

Couldn't bring myself to stand up.
Chris Davids - Lead dnf - 02/Apr/05 with Reuben and Clare

Hidden - 2005

ArnaudG - 2nd - Jun/04 with Dunc

r0b - 2nd - 12/Apr/04 with Andy Smith

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2004

Coel Hellier - Lead - 2004

ASchwirtz - TR O/S - 27/Jul/03 with Mike Todd

Hidden - Lead - 22/Sep/02

goi.ashmore - Lead β - 18/Jun/02 with Duncan Irving

Roget - Lead rpt - 2002 with jon

Gus - Lead - 2002

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Jul/01

Jim Brooke - 2nd O/S - 09/May/99 with Rich

chris sm - 2nd O/S - Jul/97 with Dom Goodridge

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/96

nige - Lead - May/96 with sven rowan

Peakology - TR O/S - 1992 with mod

Chris Ellis - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/91 with Andy Barker

nai - Lead - 1991

uphillnow - 29/Sep/90

Hidden - Lead - 15/Apr/90

Roget - 2nd O/S - 1989 with jim

Stoney Boy - Lead O/S - Sep/86 with Phil Cundy, Steve Wigmore

Hidden - Lead - 14/Oct/84

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Sep/79

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
hthom, SuperLee1985, Bloke on a Rope, Ben T@ylor, PeteWilson, b.hayley

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