Rockfax Description
16m. One of the Peak's very best jamming cracks, the crag is worth a visit just to do this route. Climb the crack though a host of overhangs! © Rockfax

FAA. Joe Brown (a little aid) 1957. FFA. Richard McHardy 1967

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Western Grit: Top 50, ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, The Peak: past and Present, World Graded List, CLIMB Mag's Top 100 routes in Britain, Moorland Grit - The Essential Selection (Over The Moors), Peak Rock/7/8/Biven-Peck Partnership/1950's a Developing Decade, Ultimate E2 ticklist, Joe Brown's Three-Star Grit-List.

Graeme Hammond 08/Aug/15 Lead rpt

Still brilliant and not to hard, great to do again

with Becky E
Alex Thompson 12/Jun/15 Lead dnf

Up to the lip, failed to commit to the jam and ran out of juice. Hung around abit then abseiled to retrieve gear... :(

Brown 27/May/15 Lead

I was starting to feel tired and then I met the jams. Who could fall off jams like those? It turns out that Stu had that skill.

with Stu
Alex Winter 22/Jun/14 Lead O/S

God almighty.

Hidden 21/Jun/14 2nd dog
Hidden 11/Jun/14 Lead
jwpil 18/May/14 2nd O/S
Andy Peak 1 18/May/14 Lead

missed the jug on the left, fellt robed of the onsite gutted, awsome route

thetradlad 28/Sep/13 Lead dnf
with Dan Tyas
Dan Mckinlay ?/Aug/13 Lead O/S
bwestwood 15/Jul/13 Lead dog
Frank the Husky ??/2013 -
James Oswald 28/Jul/12 2nd dog

Cool route. The moves up to the bottom of the crack are pretty cool and juggy. But the pull up over the crack felt hard. An intermediate foothold below the lip helped on my successful attempt

David Kay 29/May/12 Lead dnf

Pumped out placing gear at the lip and fell off. Will come back with stronger arms + more determination.

mikedelderfield 17/Aug/11 2nd rpt
ste_d 17/Aug/11 Lead β
with mik
steveb2006 31/Jul/11 Lead dog

A poor attempt - 3 rests required before I can jam up into the upper crack

with Roland Smith
Hidden 31/Jul/11 2nd
andi turner 30/Jun/11 Lead

On staff training. Very nice route.

Hidden 19/Jun/11 Lead dog
Graeme Hammond 05/Jun/11 Lead O/S

Absolutely brilliant!! Perfect jugs, gear and the bobby dazzler of jamming. Not the beast it looks as the jams are so perfect/easy, it is just fairly steep.

with Becky E
Dave Franklin 05/Sep/10 2nd rpt
mattnuttall 06/Jul/10 Lead rpt

great route

with Alan Holden
mattnuttall 20/Mar/09 Lead O/S

Ouch! photos on here somewhere.

with Alan Holden
OffshoreAndy 10/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with UKC Alex
Alex Thompson 10/Jun/08 2nd dnf

Couldn't get past the crux of that overhanging crack... great jugs up to that point.

Rich Kirby 08/May/08 2nd O/S
with Hugh
nige 01/Sep/07 Lead
with adam ellwood
Ian Parnell ?/Aug/07 2nd O/S
with Kevin Thaw
Hidden 10/Jul/05 Lead O/S
goi.ashmore 04/May/02 Solo O/S
with Myles Jordan
steveb2006 05/Aug/00 Lead RP

Fail on final roof - lower off and pull rope down. Rest a bit then get it next time. Not quite the best style but hard enough

with Mike Whittaker
Hidden ??/1998 Lead
Gordon Stainforth 13/Sep/96 2nd dnf
with Richard McHardy
Hidden 27/Jul/96 Lead O/S
craig h 09/Apr/91 2nd O/S
uphillnow 05/May/90 Lead

Lead on a number of occasions, once with Martin ..... from Huddersfield. Last time left it too late in year and traverse was wet and rested(with Mat Allatt) If it was at Stanage would always be in the mags!

Hidden 10/Jul/86 2nd
clanger ??/1972 -
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