Rockfax Description
14m. A Kinder classic up the rugged cracks just left of the arete and the wider cracks above. Low in the grade. © Rockfax

FA. Alf Bridge 1929

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Western Grit: Top 50, 100 More Classic British VS Climbs, ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, Moorland Grit - The Essential Selection (Over The Moors).

Hidden 06/Jun Lead O/S
mawbyfc 06/Jun 2nd dog

had to rest on the rope going through the crux as i tried to He-Man my way up without decent hand holds - need to get my feet sorted before attempting any such move again

Hidden 17/Apr 2nd O/S
Stickle Tarn 05/Aug/14 Lead O/S

Great rock, worth the walk in !

markfairbank 27/Jul/14 2nd
with Calum Wadsworth, Ray Sharples
tanssop 22/Jun/14 2nd
with Andy
gavinpeach 22/Jun/14 Lead O/S

Really enjoyable climbing and well protected.

David Shelmerdine 22/Jun/14 2nd
with Gavin Peach
wil_perry 16/Mar/14 Lead O/S
with Mike
mike_w18 16/Mar/14 2nd
with Will
John Nuttall 27/Sep/13 Lead
with Sharon
fatbuoybazza 24/Jul/13 Lead O/S
kermit_uk 09/Jun/13 2nd O/S
with Neil
Hidden 08/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Compo 08/Jun/13 2nd O/S
with Will
Hidden ??/2013 Solo
Frank the Husky ??/2013 -
andybirtwistle 06/Sep/12 Lead
with Keith Lonsdale
Hidden 07/Jul/12 2nd
Dan Lane 27/May/12 Lead O/S

Great route, the best i've done in a while on grit...

jamesgodwin64 27/May/12 2nd O/S

first climb of the day and also first climb ever at kinder so id rather have a steep learning curve on second than lead and crap it, which ending up being a good choice cool moves lovely route but i think i wouldnt have enjoyed it half as much on lead :)

Pilch 03/Jul/11 Lead O/S

a great route

with Graham, Ed
skittles 24/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Leo, Ali Mckay
adam carless 23/Apr/11 -
Hidden 23/Apr/11 Lead O/S
philboy 31/Aug/10 Lead
with bisanth
colin milton 15/Aug/10 2nd
with Sari Nevala
Hidden 15/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Graeme Hammond 24/Jul/10 Solo O/S

balls up the lead and went completely the wrong way onto Wind Wall so decided to solo it the correct way. Ace lower wall, found the crux quite committing on solo

Graeme Hammond 24/Jul/10 2nd rpt

Jim led after my lead attempt finished very off route as I thought the route went right for some unknown reason. Crux felt easier with a rope on but then I could relax more and had just soloed it.

with Jim
Jim Slater 24/Jul/10 Lead O/S
bullwinkle 11/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Kim
Steven Andrews 10/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Rachel Berkowitz
Ewan Russell 10/Jul/10 Solo O/S
with Myself!
Hidden 10/Jul/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 03/Jul/10 Lead
Speeddemonsi ?/Jul/10 Lead O/S
PanzerHanzler 12/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Martin Stevens 12/Jun/10 2nd O/S


AsleepOnBelay 05/Jun/10 Lead O/S

Easy going VS with good gear. Very pleasant,.

with Sarah Davis
Hidden 05/Jun/10 2nd O/S
Rob Davies ?/Jun/10 Lead
with Phil Ashton
gazfellows 22/May/10 Lead
with shaun d
Irn Bruce 18/Oct/09 Lead O/S
LakesWinter 20/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with Scott, AD
dizzyg 20/Sep/09 2nd O/S
with matt griffin, aidy
Hidden 13/Sep/09 Lead O/S
BobPorter 12/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Phil
Hidden 23/Jul/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Jul/08 Solo dnf
John Lisle 23/Jul/08 Lead O/S


with Nigel
pog100 21/Oct/07 2nd
Reaver2k 21/Oct/07 Lead O/S

First climb of the day, after the long trek up the hill with Jill and Jilly the dog, and Mum along side, all to watch, felt like I had abit of an audience! Really enjoyed this, feels soft for VS, until the wide crack! Start off up the steepish wall but with good cracks for gear, good jams, and some lovely moves up classic moorland rock in a fine position. Then I put in plenty more gear, moved out to the wide awkward crack. Was abit stumped, tried grabbing holds on the inside at first but couldn't see the move. Eventually I moved out onto the left side of it and heaved up and over on poor slopers and poor footholds, reaching a final slap for the top onto more poor slopers. Atleast 5a if not more and was somewhat shaken up! Moved out left, put in loads more gear for the final move, only to find its a piss easy mantle on perfect holds! Ohwell! Fantastic climb even if I am abit appauled with myself!

Hidden 12/Sep/07 Solo O/S
Simon Caldwell 11/Aug/07 2nd O/S

Superb, should be on everyone's wishlist

with Carmen
Hidden 09/Jun/07 -
spacey 01/Jul/06 Lead O/S
with jo macey
cem 01/Jul/06 Lead rpt
with Eric Olson
Hidden 11/Jun/06 Lead dnf
Nicos 31/Oct/04 Lead O/S
with tom knight
PenJD 05/Jun/04 Lead O/S
with Al Taylor
Hidden 14/Sep/03 Lead
Phil West 27/Jul/02 Lead O/S
with Chris Tan
Duncan I ??/2002 Lead
with Al Taylor, Chris Shorrock
phardman 21/Jul/01 Lead O/S
Urgles ??/2001 Lead O/S
DubyaJamesDubya ??/2001 -
with Naomi Walker, Martin Flint
nige pacer 10/Jun/00 Lead O/S
cem ?/Aug/99 2nd
with John Smith
Chris Ellis 31/Jul/99 Lead
with Louise Pellett
five ?/Jul/99 Lead O/S
skygodley 24/May/98 Lead O/S
with Katrin
Gordon Stainforth 21/Jul/96 2nd
with Mike Pearce, Steve Dean
Hidden 30/Jul/95 Lead
Rog Wilko ?/Jul/94 Lead
with Debbie Wilkinson
Hidden 01/May/92 Lead
steve prior ?/Sep/91 Lead
with Paul L
Roget 01/Sep/90 Solo O/S
with colin
Rob Davies ??/1985 2nd

Date? I was having a bad day! Not sure what else we might have done

with Angus McLean
babymoac 19/Aug/84 -
Hidden 18/Sep/82 Solo
Hidden 05/Jun/80 2nd
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