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8m. The wider central crack to a choice of (harder) finishes. © Rockfax

Rory_Cummings_NI 05/Oct Solo O/S
Pete_Mosely 02/Oct Lead O/S
with Karin
mrphilipoldham 30/Sep Solo O/S
adi bryant 01/Sep Solo
Vicky m 31/Aug 2nd
with gkindley
alaster tonge 13/Aug Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Aug Lead
John Eley 19/Jul 2nd
with Ed, Stephen Graham
smudge 17/Jul Solo O/S
Hidden 17/Jul Lead
devious wally 17/Jul Solo O/S
nick244 05/Jun TR
with Pip, Rowan, Sam, Neil Williams
Neil Williams 05/Jun TR
with Nick
JdotP 08/May Solo rpt
Stefan Trebicki 21/Apr 2nd
Andy Campbell 21/Apr -
Droyd 20/Apr Solo O/S
Becks87 10/Apr Lead O/S

Didn't look at the topo properly and did the top half of Thin Cracks (VS) instead.

atom 10/Apr 2nd O/S

Finished up the flake of thin cracks at the top

Elby 10/Apr 2nd
with Tim
Tom Twin Jones 09/Apr -
with oliver
Steve Clegg 30/Mar 2nd
with Clare
FlavioL1989 25/Mar Solo O/S
dbdandan 21/Mar Solo
SamT1 05/Mar 2nd β
with Anna Lawrence, Stevie Lee
StevieLee 05/Mar Lead
hamishjfk ??/2016 AltLd
with Marc Yeoman , Stephen spencer
Barrie Schofield II 29/Dec/15 Lead O/S
will484 31/Oct/15 2nd
chrismadar 18/Oct/15 Solo
tom bre 11/Oct/15 Lead rpt
with Lizzie
Robin Nichols 03/Oct/15 Solo O/S
with Jim, Roger
Roget 03/Oct/15 Solo O/S
with robin, jim
Hidden 28/Sep/15 Lead
Johnmc 12/Aug/15 Lead
Hidden 17/Jul/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Jul/15 2nd
petern 11/Jul/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Jul/15 Lead
AndrewCArmstrong 11/Jul/15 2nd
heidavey 05/Jul/15 Lead RP

Same tactic as last time. Au cheval!

with Susi
monkeymatt 01/Jul/15 2nd β
with Harry Boston
Becky 27/Jun/15 2nd O/S
dsgarner 27/Jun/15 Lead O/S

Gets S 4a in Rockfax??

tapley 23/Jun/15 Lead
with Alison Tapley
Chris Oldfield 13/Jun/15 Solo O/S
Blackgoby 04/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Tracey
phildawson 03/Jun/15 2nd O/S
paulwaterhouse 25/May/15 Lead
Hidden 19/Apr/15 2nd rpt
Hidden 04/Apr/15 2nd
Hidden 22/Mar/15 2nd O/S
amccann 07/Mar/15 Solo O/S
MSchobitz 07/Mar/15 Solo O/S
with USMC
Roberttaylor 07/Mar/15 Solo O/S
Calum Wadsworth 07/Mar/15 Solo O/S

In trainers to retrieve some gear

with Emma
jameselee85 07/Mar/15 Lead O/S
with Steve Hogarth
Hidden ??/2015 Lead
Hidden 30/Nov/14 Lead O/S
lee1234 30/Nov/14 2nd O/S
Graeme Hammond 09/Nov/14 Solo O/S
with The Famous Grouse
bigbear86 ?/Nov/14 Solo
Jake Young 12/Oct/14 Solo O/S
MatthewH 28/Sep/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 10/Sep/14 Solo O/S
Wright.phil 07/Sep/14 2nd O/S
with jenni, ade
Hidden 04/Sep/14 Solo O/S
Louis Miller 01/Aug/14 Solo O/S
Gerko ?/Aug/14 2nd
with Alice LeMalice, Potato Boy, Jon Daniels
Hidden 20/Jul/14 2nd
kermit_uk 13/Jul/14 2nd O/S
Purple Roni 12/Jul/14 -
with Andy Fisher
shell145 12/Jul/14 2nd O/S
with Ross
bennidavies90 12/Jul/14 Solo
Marmoset 24/Jun/14 2nd O/S
mr_drains 24/Jun/14 2nd O/S

Lead the top flake

with The Defecator
dja 23/Jun/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 23/Jun/14 Solo rpt
Albachoss 16/Jun/14 Solo O/S
Ed Hayter 06/Jun/14 2nd O/S
Patrick Green 06/Jun/14 Lead O/S
freemanTom 01/Jun/14 2nd
with Paul Davies
daviesp2 01/Jun/14 Lead
with Tom
jonhowson 18/May/14 Solo O/S
TheLiz 17/May/14 2nd
with Bart Harris
planetmarshall 27/Apr/14 Solo
Derek Furze 26/Apr/14 2nd
with Leigh Harrison
Goody 15/Apr/14 Lead rpt
with Suzie Hughes
gpcomps 15/Apr/14 2nd O/S
with Mark L
D.botts87 14/Apr/14 Solo O/S
TJ Mather 30/Mar/14 Lead rpt
Hidden 01/Mar/14 Solo O/S
Pete Nugent 16/Feb/14 2nd
with Chris Vernon
rob 528 ??/2014 Lead O/S
TJ Mather 09/Nov/13 Lead O/S
with Dom Bloomfield
Dom Bloomfield 09/Nov/13 2nd O/S
ben comery 25/Oct/13 Lead O/S

Really windy day, but at least the wind is drying the routes out nicely. Anchor placements at the top require some artistic license.

with Matt
Hidden 25/Oct/13 Lead O/S
beth.westonhoward 01/Oct/13 Lead
Hidden 29/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Aug/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 27/Jul/13 -
paul_j_burgess 12/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Alan Dobson
spadge 08/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Malcolm Brentwood
wendys 07/Jul/13 -
Adelewhiteman 04/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Jun/13 Solo O/S
Hidden 16/Jun/13 Lead rpt
The Patriot 10/Jun/13 Lead
rockman 10/Jun/13 2nd O/S
biffy 10/Jun/13 2nd O/S
benny_m 08/Jun/13 2nd O/S
with Su
Hidden 08/Jun/13 Lead dog
GARY HEAP 08/Jun/13 2nd
with Lee Faulkner
tomjemmett 19/May/13 2nd

Graham lead

with Graham Beckett, Emily Beckett
Hidden 29/Apr/13 2nd
Hidden 27/Apr/13 Lead O/S
john. e.r 27/Apr/13 2nd
with spencer
Gerallt Owain 21/Apr/13 Solo O/S
BTphonehome 06/Apr/13 2nd rpt
with Kasha
Hidden 21/Mar/13 Lead rpt
Hidden 17/Mar/13 2nd O/S
MikeDowsett 17/Mar/13 Lead
ralphio 05/Jan/13 Lead
mattscott ??/2013 TR
James Oakes 23/Oct/12 Lead O/S
with Tom Perret
chrissy 21/Oct/12 Lead
with Dave Wearing
Dave Wearing 21/Oct/12 AltLd
with Chrissy.
BTphonehome 14/Oct/12 Lead rpt
Hidden 14/Oct/12 -
Hidden 14/Oct/12 Lead O/S
Elsier 14/Oct/12 Lead O/S

Lead after Becca decided not to finish, not a great choice for a beginners lead as top is quite tough for V Diff and not well protected.

with Rebecca
Hidden 09/Oct/12 Lead O/S
tomkhoward 07/Oct/12 Lead O/S
buxtoncoffeelover 04/Oct/12 Solo
liverpooldave 23/Sep/12 Lead O/S

with Rich

Hidden 23/Sep/12 Lead O/S
anaesthetic 07/Sep/12 2nd
with mike
JamesLloyd 03/Sep/12 TR O/S
petekeron 24/Aug/12 Solo O/S
with Solo
xannaxlx 10/Aug/12 Lead O/S
stev1e.wilso 28/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Rosie
Hidden 28/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Rozzlarr1992 28/Jul/12 2nd
with Dad
baron84 27/Jul/12 Lead O/S
BTphonehome 22/Jul/12 Lead O/S
robinmuzette 22/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Will Aldridge
kasha_gregson 22/Jul/12 2nd
heidavey 14/Jul/12 Lead O/S

Up outside of flake until I could get a leg over. Then sat for a while.

with Susi
Mike_Gannon ?/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Nick Gough
FrankW 20/Jun/12 Lead rpt
with Rich M
spacey 20/Jun/12 2nd
with Frank
R2B 18/Jun/12 Solo O/S
AmandaJG 04/Jun/12 Lead O/S


vigroovian ?/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Goody 24/May/12 Lead O/S
with Jane Mellor, Suzie Hughes
howsthebeef 20/May/12 Lead dog
ralphio 20/May/12 2nd
Stuart William 20/May/12 Solo O/S
Laura-lou 20/May/12 Solo
Graeme High 20/May/12 Lead
jshields 13/May/12 Lead
with Sarah Shields
A Crook 01/Apr/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 30/Mar/12 -
kozzi 21/Mar/12 2nd
Hidden 14/Mar/12 Lead
tim.fairhall 08/Mar/12 Solo
scotty h 14/Jan/12 Solo O/S


PAJames ??/2012 -
Hidden ??/2012 Solo
neillkelly 28/Nov/11 AltLd
Trina B 06/Nov/11 2nd
Killianmurphy 06/Nov/11 Lead rpt
with Trina B
matt0759 19/Oct/11 Lead
with Andy Flynn
kez1 29/Sep/11 Solo O/S
with james davies
tedburt 17/Sep/11 Lead O/S
with Aaron Burdett
Hidden 03/Sep/11 2nd O/S
seb m-c 31/Aug/11 2nd

Down as HVD in guide and I think more accurate there than here

with Jon Rowland
Hidden 01/Jul/11 2nd O/S
Barry D 26/Jun/11 2nd
with Ian W
Hidden 26/Jun/11 2nd
Hoyes 26/Jun/11 2nd rpt
with Verity P
Hidden 18/Jun/11 Lead O/S
JasRY 03/May/11 Solo O/S
BlueJohn 02/May/11 Lead
with Helen
Hidden 30/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Apr/11 Lead O/S
yemm 27/Apr/11 2nd
jamesgodwin64 25/Apr/11 Solo O/S
Duracell 24/Apr/11 2nd
dk247 24/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Owdham
sam coward 24/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Helen
Owdham 24/Apr/11 2nd

Nice climb. Not to "muscle power" needed !!

Hidden 19/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Apr/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 18/Apr/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 17/Apr/11 Lead O/S
climbinmunkey 17/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Helen
BenPitt 16/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Apr/11 Lead
Hidden 15/Apr/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 12/Apr/11 2nd
P Rogers 12/Apr/11 Lead O/S

This gets an S4a in Rockfax Western Grit ?

with matty
tsjx 10/Apr/11 2nd

Paul led

paulerussell 10/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Tom Jones
Hidden 09/Apr/11 Lead
Hidden 09/Apr/11 2nd
Hidden 02/Apr/11 Lead
Raggar 02/Apr/11 Lead
with Stefan S
minirollsrule 02/Apr/11 2nd O/S

helping alex overcome his climbing above gear phobia

with Alex Maggs
Hidden ?/Apr/11 Lead
amy ?/Apr/11 -
with Jen
Hidden ?/Apr/11 2nd O/S
eschaton 27/Mar/11 Lead
with Gaz
ruggystunts 27/Mar/11 2nd
with Will
Somerset swede basher 23/Mar/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 22/Mar/11 Solo O/S
AMarchant 17/Mar/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 17/Mar/11 Solo O/S
Cwallace 17/Mar/11 Lead
Cwallace 17/Mar/11 2nd
Cwallace 17/Mar/11 Lead
Sam Simpson 13/Mar/11 -
Hidden 13/Mar/11 2nd
Hidden 08/Mar/11 2nd
Hidden 12/Feb/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Jan/11 Lead O/S
Goose4 ??/2011 Lead
Killianmurphy ??/2011 TR O/S

went up to retrieve some very jammed gear

with alex maggs
mnorman88 ??/2011 2nd
Peakpdr 30/Sep/10 Lead O/S
with andy
BennoC 17/Sep/10 Solo
Steve J P 08/Sep/10 Lead
with BW
Bernie Wylde 08/Sep/10 2nd
with sp
grubes 21/Aug/10 Solo O/S
with Alex
Hidden 21/Aug/10 Solo
RalphC 08/Aug/10 Lead
with Caroline
method 08/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with kevin
Nick Rundall 06/Jul/10 Solo O/S
Shane-Smith 04/Jul/10 Solo
with Tiff
shed_hed 03/Jul/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 25/Jun/10 2nd O/S
helios 25/Jun/10 Lead
with Vic Paterson, Chloe Raphael
Raggar 24/Jun/10 Lead
with Ian M, Jon B
Valentino 12/Jun/10 Lead O/S
khumbu-Kid 12/Jun/10 2nd O/S
with Valentino
Charlie14 10/Jun/10 -
Hidden 05/Jun/10 2nd
Chris Banks 04/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Paul Hoffman
Hidden 02/Jun/10 Lead
Hidden 02/Jun/10 Solo O/S
gingerwolf 30/May/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/May/10 2nd
Luke Jones 23/May/10 Lead O/S
georgenvk 13/May/10 Lead O/S
Dan Lane 28/Apr/10 2nd O/S

In trainers, and still felt pretty easy.

dpmUK 28/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Jen
arctic_jen 28/Apr/10 2nd
with Dan
Pilch 24/Apr/10 Solo O/S
Double Knee Bar 24/Apr/10 Lead O/S
trish1968 23/Apr/10 2nd

tried to second thin cracks VS couldn't even start it so went on to this climb

trish1968 23/Apr/10 Lead

tried to lead Bloody/blocks crack S4a but went onto this climb but finished on the hard flake (mini epic)

Hidden 23/Apr/10 2nd
mr_drains 23/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Rookey
BennoC 18/Apr/10 Lead rpt

Finished up the big flake.

with Sam
charley 10/Apr/10 Solo O/S
valentinesbabe 10/Apr/10 2nd O/S
chumleywarner 10/Apr/10 TR O/S
Tithe Technique 10/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Clare Jennings, Geoff Burrows, Steve Fletcher, Angela Paul, Charley Fell
quarryman 10/Apr/10 Lead
with Steve Tomkinson, Norman Reece
Shane-Smith 08/Apr/10 Lead

Quite challenging at first but a good climb.

with Tiff
Hidden 08/Apr/10 2nd
Sam Simpson 05/Apr/10 -
with george
georgenvk 05/Apr/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 01/Apr/10 Solo O/S
mike lawrence? 19/Mar/10 Solo
Hidden 19/Mar/10 Solo rpt
Dave Mason 11/Mar/10 Solo O/S
simonscubadiver 01/Mar/10 2nd
Kendrick 01/Mar/10 Lead O/S
with Si
Hidden 13/Feb/10 AltLd
ParkFace ?/Jan/10 Lead O/S

Alternate VS Start

cymjt ??/2010 -
Hidden 08/Nov/09 Lead
Dizz 07/Nov/09 2nd
with daveyj
colin milton 01/Nov/09 Solo
howlingbaboon 29/Oct/09 Solo O/S
edmitchell 26/Sep/09 Lead O/S

Left hand start/finish

with tamsin mayberry
Aziraphael 26/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with Kirsty G
Hidden 26/Sep/09 2nd
purplemonkey 20/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with andy bell
hevloz 17/Sep/09 TR
with Dan
kel1989 16/Sep/09 Lead dnf

hardest vdiff ive ever seen

with Ant Flatters
staceyjg 13/Sep/09 2nd O/S
with mark H, Chris Gardner
minaturechris 13/Sep/09 2nd O/S
with Stacey
Hidden 12/Sep/09 Lead
JWB 12/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with Sally
Richard Gamble 12/Sep/09 Lead
Hidden 10/Sep/09 Solo
Hidden 23/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Sianny 23/Aug/09 2nd O/S
Simon Caldwell 09/Aug/09 2nd O/S
with Carmen
Hidden 09/Aug/09 2nd
Slater 09/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Trouble
Jim Malo 08/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Jul/09 Lead
markytaylor 24/Jul/09 Solo O/S
Tor 28/Jun/09 2nd O/S

with Thin Cracks finish

with mark
mitch 28/Jun/09 2nd O/S
with Daryl Mitchell
markw 28/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Tor
BennoC 11/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Stace
staceated 11/Jun/09 2nd O/S
with ben
berry_a 04/Jun/09 Lead O/S

Found this very difficult for a Vdiff. Had to layback the top section (but Dave did it a different way so maybe it was just me!)

with Dangerous Dave
Moritz L ?/May/09 Lead
melonmike 22/Apr/09 Solo O/S
JDDD 19/Apr/09 Solo
michael burrows 16/Apr/09 Solo
JDDD 15/Apr/09 Solo
Hidden 21/Mar/09 Solo
Hidden 14/Mar/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 07/Mar/09 Lead O/S
ianslade 01/Mar/09 2nd β
with Ben Whittingham
sdht ?/Mar/09 -
Little AndyH 28/Feb/09 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2009 -
Mark Eddy ??/2009 Lead
with Colin
Boe Jailey 21/Oct/08 2nd
with Dan Chin
williap 15/Oct/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 25/Sep/08 Solo
Hidden 20/Sep/08 Lead
Hidden 31/Aug/08 Solo
frume 24/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with Saff
Hidden 13/Aug/08 Solo
Hidden 08/Aug/08 Lead
Hidden ?/Aug/08 Solo O/S
JCookie 08/Jun/08 2nd

Easier than last year. Still a lovely layback off the flake, mmm.

with Richard Plater
CJE 08/Jun/08 Solo O/S
RiPomc 08/Jun/08 Lead
with Julie Cooke
aldred 08/Jun/08 Lead O/S
pboniface 08/Jun/08 2nd
rd20 07/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Kim
kim.mulji 07/Jun/08 2nd
alun1111 07/May/08 Lead
sadams 03/May/08 Lead
with Catherine Adams
SecretSquirrel 19/Apr/08 Solo
HC~R 04/Apr/08 Lead

Made the wrong choice at the top and got stuck :(.

with Geoff
Hidden ?/Apr/08 Solo
FrankW 30/Mar/08 2nd O/S
with Sally T
Hidden 17/Feb/08 Lead
Hidden 06/Feb/08 Lead rpt
stordys ??/2008 -
Calder 27/Oct/07 2nd
Hidden 30/Sep/07 Lead
Hidden 08/Sep/07 Solo O/S
doughboy_swiftandsure 26/Aug/07 Solo O/S
alj 06/Aug/07 Lead β

V Scared still after fall!

with leon skeldon
leakster 31/Jul/07 2nd
with laurie
Hidden 31/Jul/07 Lead O/S
JonBray 10/Jul/07 Solo O/S
Howard J 08/Jul/07 2nd
Matt Bulmer 20/Jun/07 2nd O/S
with Andrew Wood
Hidden 17/Jun/07 Solo O/S
JCookie 10/Jun/07 2nd

Oh lovely fun, nice flake at the top.

with Richard Plater
RiPomc 10/Jun/07 Lead

Took the righthand option at the top, a lovely walk up a flake with bomber hands.

with Julie Cooke
Hidden 10/Jun/07 2nd O/S
Hidden 06/Jun/07 Solo O/S
stevo smith 13/May/07 Lead O/S
with Chris Britton
daza 12/May/07 Lead O/S
with Iain
Chris Ellis 05/May/07 Lead
with Helen Odwell
Hidden 22/Apr/07 2nd
JulianD 15/Apr/07 Lead
with Paul B
Hidden 01/Apr/07 2nd
Matt Bill Platypus 01/Apr/07 Solo O/S
with Solo
practicalcat 01/Apr/07 2nd
with jon_nz
naughtybadboy 01/Apr/07 Lead
D Berry 31/Mar/07 Lead O/S
with Claire Berry
Calder 24/Mar/07 2nd
JdotP 14/Mar/07 Lead rpt
with Jonny Marsh
JdotP 10/Mar/07 2nd rpt
with Bike Bore
Hidden 04/Feb/07 Lead O/S
edXander 04/Feb/07 2nd
Hidden 04/Feb/07 2nd O/S
mr rob ?/Feb/07 AltLd O/S
with jp
tobydunford 27/Jan/07 Solo O/S
Cameron13 06/Oct/06 Lead O/S
with Dan
Hidden 23/Jul/06 Solo O/S
crossdressingrodney 25/Jun/06 Solo O/S
with Gordon, kim
welsh kim 25/Jun/06 2nd O/S
with Adam lead, Laura seconded
Nicos 11/Jun/06 Solo O/S
with keith leonard
feeder_12 03/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with Adie
Hidden 03/Jun/06 Lead
Hidden 03/Jun/06 Lead
d80f0u 02/Jun/06 Lead
with Alex
Hidden ?/Jun/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/May/06 Solo O/S
Castleman 26/May/06 2nd O/S
with Paul Hobbs
Hidden 11/May/06 Lead O/S
Shad ?/May/06 Lead
KeithW 23/Apr/06 Lead O/S
with Andy Pentith
Hidden 22/Apr/06 Lead
JdotP 19/Mar/06 2nd O/S
with Stuart Bury
Bargate_Champ 22/Oct/05 Lead O/S
leerthorp 06/Sep/05 Lead O/S
with andy
Laramadness 06/Sep/05 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Sep/05 Lead
victim of mathematics 23/Jul/05 Lead O/S

Placed 26 cams en route

cem 09/Jul/05 Solo O/S
Jonny M ?/Jul/05 2nd O/S

Removed 26 cams en route.

Matthallinan ?/Jul/05 2nd
with Nicky Winn
edmitchell ?/May/05 Lead O/S
with kai ren
Hidden ?/May/05 -
Caralynh 24/Apr/05 2nd
Hidden 24/Apr/05 Lead O/S
Neil Henson ??/2005 Lead O/S
with Mark Collins
DerwentDiluted 29/Nov/04 Solo
Rampikino 25/May/04 Lead
with Liz Hay
Hidden 29/Dec/03 2nd
Hidden 13/Oct/03 Solo O/S
Allan Young 27/Jul/03 Lead O/S
with Megan Stanley
Hidden 20/Jul/03 Lead
Hidden ??/2003 Solo O/S
Howard J 15/Apr/97 Lead rpt
Howard J 25/Jul/95 Lead O/S
runestone 25/Jul/95 2nd
astrecks 11/Jun/95 2nd O/S
with Rod
The Reaper 02/Jun/95 Solo O/S
Iain Thow 02/Apr/95 Solo
John Eley ??/1995 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Aug/93 Lead
Steve Lenartowicz ??/1985 -
uphillnow ??/1985 Lead
rogerskews ??/1976 Solo
mikej 12/Oct/74 Solo
Hidden 31/Oct/64 Solo
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