Rockfax Description
12m. A line of flat holds runs leftwards across the wall to a (well jammed?) block, finish through a small roof. © Rockfax

FA. Graham Kilner 1961

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List.

Mike Hood 09/Oct Solo
with Ben
Unknownbiker 05/Sep Lead
with Roger
robhunt 05/Sep Lead
with Matt Skeet
stratandrew 02/Sep Lead rpt
with Jim Symon
kelliroberts3 27/Aug 2nd
with merlin march
JenShelley 06/Aug Lead G/U
with Mike
MichaelGallimore 06/Aug 2nd
clams ?/Aug Lead
with K
martintom 30/Jul Lead O/S
with Lesley Smith, Chris Hart
chris74 30/Jul 2nd rpt

Martin lead clean on sight

with leslie, martin
radddogg 21/Jul 2nd O/S
with Tom Richards
Hidden 19/Jul 2nd
daveyb 18/Jul 2nd O/S
with ryan
ianburton 12/Jul Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Jun Lead O/S
Dave Richards 16/Jun Lead rpt
with Nicky
Maddie 07/Jun Lead O/S
with Micha
BenedictIEP 30/May Lead O/S


Leleanor93 30/May 2nd O/S
db79 23/May Lead O/S
g1m147 21/May Lead
Chris Oldfield 15/May 2nd O/S
with James Buckley
Robaduck 10/May Lead
bantamdave 30/Apr Lead rpt
ben.phillips 23/Apr Lead O/S
robert sugden 22/Apr 2nd

lovely little climb good as a warm up for more experienced climbers

davewsargent 19/Apr 2nd
jshields 19/Apr Lead
TonyF 19/Apr Lead O/S
with Mike Lee
MartF 11/Apr 2nd O/S
with Stu Spencer
philgillespie 10/Mar Lead
adie84 ??/2015 -
joe_lancs 01/Nov/14 Lead
Hidden 12/Sep/14 Lead
Alex Thompson 07/Sep/14 2nd O/S


vigroovian 07/Sep/14 2nd O/S
Hidden ?/Sep/14 2nd
ryan_d 29/Aug/14 Lead β
with Will Weir
g1m147 05/Aug/14 2nd
Hidden 05/Aug/14 Lead
vinspin 04/Aug/14 2nd O/S
with carl
DerwentDiluted 04/Aug/14 Lead
with Nicola Pettit
D.botts87 30/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Johnny W
mksmith35 09/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Jul/14 2nd
Hidden 05/Jul/14 Lead
switch 29/Jun/14 Solo rpt
chris74 22/Jun/14 Lead rpt
with Dave. s, Chris. H
Hidden 22/Jun/14 2nd O/S
pedrosanpb 14/Jun/14 Lead O/S

If you get the feet to stick its strenuous but ok. Enjoyable route

with Soren waters
jordan taylor 26/May/14 2nd rpt
with derek kenyon
Charlie Zephyr Booth 26/May/14 AltLd
with martin broadhurst
Hidden 21/May/14 2nd
bantamdave 15/May/14 2nd rpt
with Neil B
Gooders 15/May/14 Lead
with Dave
ned_85 05/May/14 2nd
erbridger 05/May/14 Lead
with nedly14
Leo Woodhead 29/Apr/14 2nd β
jonathan_doyle 28/Apr/14 2nd O/S
with Joseph Fennel, Alex Grieveson
Woodiee 19/Apr/14 2nd O/S

beware of the wobbley tombstone...

penny_pops25 16/Apr/14 2nd O/S
Climbster 13/Apr/14 2nd β
with Vick, Ian
Vixie 13/Apr/14 TR dog

Had to have a couple of takes on the rope but well pleased getting to the top :-)

with Ian, Matt
Bloke on a Rope 13/Apr/14 Lead O/S

You can wedge a nut in to stop the flake wobbling then you can yard on it all you want, bonus!

with Jake, Vic, Matt
The Norris 10/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Matt
Matt Bill Platypus 10/Apr/14 2nd O/S
with Simon
Hidden ??/2014 AltLd
Hidden 24/Nov/13 2nd
noemie5438 24/Nov/13 2nd O/S
with Alex Corkett
StuartCJones ?/Nov/13 Lead
danny_whew 06/Oct/13 Lead O/S
with Derek Cotton
adam06 06/Oct/13 Lead
with chris white
Hidden 14/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Will Gordon 14/Sep/13 2nd O/S
jordan taylor 14/Sep/13 Lead O/S
AGoodi 14/Sep/13 2nd O/S
noemie5438 14/Sep/13 Lead O/S
petegunn 05/Sep/13 2nd
with Davina
Hidden 05/Sep/13 Lead O/S
bantamdave 29/Aug/13 Lead β
with Murray
khalidq 25/Aug/13 2nd O/S
qwidgibo 08/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Dave Richards 08/Aug/13 2nd O/S
with Big Steve
Hidden 07/Aug/13 2nd
Hidden 01/Aug/13 2nd
Sol Armer 01/Aug/13 Lead O/S
switch 27/Jul/13 2nd O/S
with Pete M
HannahGo 26/Jul/13 2nd O/S
with Jared Kitchen
Chris Nash 09/Jul/13 Lead
miles01 09/Jul/13 Lead O/S
spacecadetjake ?/Jul/13 2nd β
Hidden ?/Jul/13 Lead
Rob Davies ?/Jul/13 Lead rpt
with Phil Ashton
chris74 19/Jun/13 Lead dog
with Donald
Cruty Rammers 19/Jun/13 Lead

Quite strenuous start, didn't expect the wobbly block either! Sticking a nut into the side of it held it steady, seconds have to watch their fingers though. Good route.

Donald Kelly 19/Jun/13 2nd rpt
Hidden 18/Jun/13 2nd
peachos 18/Jun/13 2nd O/S

Nice route

with Lilly, Graeme
franhammond92 18/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Josh Hoyle 07/Jun/13 TR O/S
Amazoniangirl 04/Jun/13 Lead
jcooper8 04/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Danny Crump 04/Jun/13 2nd
Hidden 21/May/13 Lead O/S
BenPitt 06/May/13 2nd
with Evan Holdsworth
jamie d 26/Apr/13 Lead
Jules Lane 13/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Mynydd Barry
BigTone 13/Apr/13 2nd rpt
Fragmod 07/Apr/13 2nd
tsl42 07/Apr/13 Lead O/S
jacko120 06/Apr/13 Lead
gav 29/Mar/13 2nd β

Followed Jimbo. Wasn't aware the flake was "supposed" to be loose, which gave a worrying shock and lead to me avoiding using it, which probably made the middle section harder. Start felt tough, and placing gear felt like it would have been strenuous.

with Jimbo, Mike
Jimbo C 29/Mar/13 Lead O/S

At VS it felt tough for the grade. Good technical moves and pumpy.

with Gav, Mike
Alex Munnery 12/Mar/13 Lead O/S
with Luke Duckworth
BenPitt ??/2013 2nd

Tried to lead but got pumped placing gear. P*ssied out and moped up behind Ev to get the gear out.

with Evan Holdsworth
toby farnworth ?/Oct/12 Lead
mike_w18 01/Jul/12 2nd
RichyBOYY 19/Jun/12 Lead
JonnoP 27/May/12 Lead O/S
with Jess
efrance24234 26/May/12 Solo rpt
Chris Manasseh 20/May/12 Lead
with John Armstrong
Alan Dixon 20/May/12 -
jvarmstrong 20/May/12 2nd


Hidden 18/May/12 2nd O/S
jon_gill1 13/May/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/May/12 Lead O/S
bantamdave 12/May/12 2nd O/S
with Ade
erbridger 16/Apr/12 Lead
Clay C 01/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with Jay
Jay C 01/Apr/12 2nd rpt
with Clay C
Hidden 30/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Mar/12 2nd O/S
br01wny ??/2012 Lead O/S
Jackspratt 26/Oct/11 Lead O/S

somehow the famous wobbly block didnt wobble? intriguing start though shame the rest didnt follow suit

Jay C 22/Oct/11 2nd O/S
with Matt B
Graeme Hammond 15/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Cleo
Clee 15/Oct/11 2nd
with Graeme
erbridger 14/Oct/11 Lead
adunlop 05/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Oct/11 Lead
monika paprzycka 03/Oct/11 2nd
Ian-WE 25/Sep/11 2nd
katherinesydney 11/Sep/11 2nd O/S

wasn't tall (or dynoey?) enough for the direct start

Hidden 04/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/Aug/11 Lead O/S
chris74 25/Aug/11 Lead O/S

s.a could not follow...rain

with s. a
lost.arrow 21/Aug/11 -
Hidden 05/Aug/11 Lead dog
Martin Davies 01/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Tim Rogers
carl_123 31/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Simon Holden (LCandCC) 13/Jul/11 2nd rpt
with Ade
cheeky monkey77 11/Jul/11 Lead
Hidden 01/Jul/11 Solo O/S
PeteH 01/Jul/11 Solo rpt

In flip-flops, for some reason.

with Jude Harvie, Noel Peatfield
smollett 03/Jun/11 Lead
with jurga
Jurga 03/Jun/11 2nd O/S
with James
Mark Wilson23 31/May/11 2nd O/S
ChrisGreen 24/May/11 Lead rpt

This climb has gone harder, lower holds now quite polished.

with John W
adamjeffs 29/Apr/11 2nd O/S
sam g 24/Apr/11 Lead O/S
mickJ 22/Apr/11 Lead
with simon
bigglesbutcha 21/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with carl lunt, Emma
Hidden 21/Apr/11 2nd O/S
OliBangbala 17/Apr/11 2nd β
eccyamigo 08/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Milo Dog
jacktomlinson 08/Apr/11 2nd
happy_c 08/Apr/11 Lead O/S
monkeymark 26/Mar/11 TR β
Lunar25 05/Mar/11 Solo O/S
with Titi, Gedas
Hidden 22/Jan/11 Lead O/S
pbphil169 ??/2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Oct/10 Solo β
petellis 30/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with Ally
Hardonicus 30/Oct/10 2nd O/S

Bouldered out the direct start felt more like easy 5b. Would have to be very eliminate to come in at 5c.

with Chris Surfleet
nadeem 30/Oct/10 2nd
with Pete
willworkforfoodjnr 30/Oct/10 Lead O/S
Rachel Slater 28/Sep/10 2nd O/S
Chi Cheng 28/Sep/10 Lead O/S
PeteH 25/Sep/10 Solo O/S
Little AndyH 09/Sep/10 Lead O/S
with Rafla
Pilch 31/Aug/10 Lead O/S

steep and polished

with Graham, Ed
SAF 15/Aug/10 2nd
with Sam Parry
Hidden 08/Aug/10 TR O/S
sparkass 01/Aug/10 Solo O/S
tobyk 11/Jul/10 Lead
with Emma Akam
hellboundblr 11/Jul/10 Lead
with Adrian Goldstraw
The Bad Cough 30/Jun/10 Solo O/S
with Christian Minett
Hidden 22/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Rebecca Oswin 19/Jun/10 TR
Hidden 19/Jun/10 TR
mickJ 16/Jun/10 Lead
with simon
stratandrew 09/Jun/10 Lead O/S

1st (accidental) VS lead.

dread-i 05/Jun/10 Lead rpt
with dave m.
d_evo20 28/May/10 2nd O/S
with James Brownhill
richorme 16/May/10 Lead rpt
with Bill Watson
Shauna 09/May/10 Lead O/S
with Jules
slarty 04/May/10 Lead rpt

Good gear positive holds

with Chris
goldfish_boy 04/May/10 2nd O/S

Loose flake at about 8m, nasty down climb.

with Craig
Hidden 16/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Rose 16/Apr/10 2nd
with Hulda
joe.91 12/Apr/10 Lead O/S

Really nice moves getting up to the block, a bit loose, but its not going anywhere fast. Recommended!

with Iain Cumpstey
Hidden ?/Apr/10 2nd O/S
Lenny 10/Mar/10 2nd O/S
with Phil .N
Hidden 10/Mar/10 Lead O/S
tomvet2b 08/Mar/10 Solo O/S

Nice n simple.

with Laura D
Hidden 05/Mar/10 Lead O/S
wilfbiffherb ??/2010 Lead O/S
efrance24234 ??/2010 -
Hidden ??/2010 Lead O/S
Lunar25 ??/2010 Lead O/S
philw ??/2010 -
ruggystunts 30/Oct/09 2nd
with Kev
wheelo 21/Sep/09 Lead
with chris g
ChrisGreen 21/Sep/09 2nd rpt
with John W
steven 27/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Rob Hunt
helon_melon 06/Aug/09 Lead

First ever lead. Amazing day.

with Dave Holmes
Hidden 05/Aug/09 Lead
victim of mathematics 02/Aug/09 2nd O/S
with Jim
Hidden 02/Aug/09 Lead dog
monkeymark 16/Jul/09 Lead dog
akhughes 15/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Andy Innes
d_evo20 11/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Kev Goodwin
natalie28 08/Jun/09 2nd
with Die hard crew!
bbangbala 31/May/09 Lead rpt
with Matt Davies
Hidden 28/May/09 2nd O/S
Donald Kelly 28/May/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 22/May/09 Lead O/S
slarty 13/May/09 2nd O/S

Strenuous in places, good footholds

with ???
Brendan H 12/May/09 2nd O/S
with paul
wilkie14c 12/May/09 Lead O/S
with Brenden
Hidden 07/May/09 2nd O/S
RCrockford 26/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Chris F
bbangbala 23/Apr/09 2nd O/S
with Andy Chambers
Andybfc 23/Apr/09 Lead O/S

First VS lead climb, nice route, didn't expect the 'rocking block'.

with Ben
nepsoi999 18/Apr/09 Lead O/S

Pretty nice. Sweet little boulder start then an easy finish

with Paul Collins
Prez 15/Apr/09 2nd O/S
with Jayz
Hidden 13/Apr/09 Solo rpt
lewk_c 13/Apr/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 07/Apr/09 2nd O/S
Barry D 02/Apr/09 Lead

Probably get 5a anywhere else..

with Dick Williams
Hidden 02/Apr/09 Lead O/S
nia ?/Apr/09 -
pudding ?/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Mar/09 Lead O/S
sdspence 29/Mar/09 2nd β
with Dave Spencer
Hidden ??/2009 -
dicky79 01/Nov/08 Lead O/S
with James W
mickJ 18/Oct/08 Lead
with mike b
crossdressingrodney 31/Jul/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/Jul/08 2nd dog
Hidden 04/Jul/08 Lead O/S
ksjs 04/Jul/08 2nd rpt

bouldery start

Kaiser999 23/Jun/08 Lead

Initial holds a bit polished, seemed a bit bouldery for 4c.

with Dave C
Andrew1 23/Jun/08 Solo
Hidden 17/Jun/08 Solo
TonyP 12/Jun/08 Lead RP
with KENNY
Calder 10/Jun/08 Lead

Had to dig deep towards the top because I'm feeble and so I got majorly pumped.

with Mark
Hidden 07/Jun/08 2nd
skittles 07/Jun/08 Lead O/S

Very nice climb, bouldery moves to start with and also got a nice tiny shock from the block...thought it was higher than it was.

with Jonathan Vardy
Chris Lyon 25/May/08 Lead O/S
with Tom Whitehead
Hidden 25/May/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/May/08 AltLd
tobyk 11/May/08 2nd O/S
with Ed Bushell
Hidden 11/May/08 Lead O/S
quirky ?/May/08 2nd O/S

nice route, mind your fingers behind the flake!

Hidden ?/May/08 Lead
plastichead 29/Apr/08 2nd dog

embarrasingly hauled up by James having worn arms out with hopless flailing

with James
Hidden 24/Apr/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/Mar/08 Lead O/S
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
kingholmesy ??/2008 Solo O/S
datoon ??/2008 Solo O/S
dasdo ??/2008 -
Hidden ??/2008 Lead O/S
mickJ 29/Sep/07 Lead
with paul r
Hidden 09/Aug/07 2nd
Crewey-Si 09/Aug/07 2nd

Didn't take correct route

with Rob and Bob Windsor
Hidden 09/Aug/07 2nd
Frosty 29/Jul/07 2nd
with Dan
psychicbread 19/Jul/07 Lead O/S
with Max and Jon
ChrisGreen 14/Jul/07 Lead dnf

First ever leader fall :( and still only one to date touch wood. Luckily only a few metres.

with Blake J
ChrisGreen 14/Jul/07 Lead rpt

Tried again after falling off first time and completed.

with Blake J
Rob Davies ?/Jul/07 2nd
Hidden 07/Jun/07 2nd O/S
ChrisGreen 21/May/07 TR rpt
Matt - BodyPoint 10/May/07 2nd O/S
with Bob Bowdler
Hidden 02/May/07 Lead
greylag ?/May/07 Lead
Hidden 21/Apr/07 Lead O/S
tomB 26/Mar/07 Lead O/S

climbed 5c direct start......interesting

Hidden 11/Mar/07 Lead O/S
dannyxt 11/Mar/07 AltLd
with James Jennings
jscoles 08/Feb/07 Lead
with Tim Griffin
Stuart Wildman ??/2007 -
with Rob Hill
Shad ??/2007 Lead
dave mann ??/2007 Lead O/S
NickST ?/Sep/06 2nd O/S
with Greg Grace
willplatts 08/Aug/06 Lead O/S

First VS lead. Difficult start, easier at the top.

with Greg Rowlinson
Hidden 03/Aug/06 Lead O/S
BarracudaUK 01/Aug/06 2nd β
Hidden 30/Jul/06 Lead O/S
Mark Collins 12/Jul/06 Lead β
with Simon Cook
andi_e 12/Jul/06 Solo O/S

With the direct start. VS 5b.

donkarlo 07/Jul/06 Lead
with Geoff Lyons, Pete Dennet
dread-i 06/Jul/06 Lead dog
with dave m.
Hidden 09/Jun/06 TR O/S
Whitt 09/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with Emma Peasgood
gazbonutter 02/Jun/06 2nd

climbed the traverse with handholds in the crack rather than Pete who had his feet in the crack (I think he made it too hard on himself!)

Hidden ?/Jun/06 Lead
Hidden ?/Jun/06 Lead O/S
Stig 28/May/06 2nd rpt
with Maciek
rick1fugazi 11/May/06 2nd dnf

Too hard for now. Difficult to start got really pumped near the top

with Murray
Carl Smethurst 09/May/06 Solo rpt

Direct Start (5c)

o g tim 06/Apr/06 Lead RP

mmm moving flake?

with chris monaghan
tomB ?/Apr/06 2nd
Maciek ?/Mar/06 Lead O/S
with James R.
santobugito ??/2006 2nd dog
Hidden ??/2006 -
Simon Holden (LCandCC) ??/2006 Lead
jimted ??/2006 Lead O/S
with gareth
jpreston 12/Dec/05 Lead O/S

vs 4c

with andrew coulton
Hidden 08/Aug/05 2nd O/S
wahniel ?/Aug/05 Lead O/S
with Hugh Squire
Richard Hession 13/Jul/05 Solo O/S

Nice wobbly rock to pull up on!

Hidden ?/Jul/05 Lead O/S
michael burrows 24/Apr/05 2nd
andi_e ?/Apr/05 Lead O/S
with Dave Kirby
Hidden ?/Jul/04 Lead O/S
Ann S ?/May/04 Lead β
with Mark Scott
Ben1983 ??/2004 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2004 2nd O/S
keith leonard ??/2004 Lead
Stig 03/Oct/03 Lead O/S
with Fiend
shazhooper 07/Sep/03 Lead O/S
with Jon Harvey
ChrisGreen 18/Aug/03 TR
Hidden 07/Aug/03 2nd O/S
Mark Collins 07/Jun/03 Lead O/S
with Andy Timms
eccyamigo 05/Jun/03 2nd
with steve burrows
jsw1 05/May/03 2nd
richorme ?/Apr/03 Lead O/S
with Paul Watson
Hidden ??/2003 Lead O/S
Mark Collins 21/Dec/02 Lead O/S
shoulders 05/Apr/02 Lead
with rachel
Neil Henson ??/2002 2nd
with Mark Collins
Hidden ??/2002 Lead O/S
A Crook 15/Aug/01 Lead O/S
with Rich Alston
Hidden ?/Jun/01 Lead O/S
John Eley ??/2001 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Sep/00 2nd O/S
innesmac ??/1999 -
mcb ??/1999 Lead O/S
slarty 13/Jun/98 Lead O/S

Damp but OK (rain held off)

with Tim
Phil West 18/Aug/96 2nd O/S
with David Atherton
Hidden ?/Jul/96 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Jun/96 TR
MJH ??/1996 -
Graham Booth ?/Jun/95 Lead O/S
Andy Say 27/May/95 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/1995 Lead
Hidden 01/Jul/92 Solo
ellie macpherson ?/Oct/91 2nd
with Simon Hargreaves, Neil Macpherson, Graeme Jarvis
Hidden 08/Sep/91 Lead
craig h 05/May/91 Solo O/S
John Southworth ??/1991 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Sep/90 Solo O/S
mattnuttall 03/Aug/90 Solo
with Alan Holden
whispering nic ?/Jul/90 Lead
with noj
Backinthegame ?/Jul/90 Lead
badgy ??/1990 Lead O/S
Nick Rundall ??/1990 Lead O/S
BigHairyIan 06/Aug/89 Solo O/S
Roget ??/1989 Solo O/S
with chris jones, jim
Hidden 25/Feb/88 2nd
steve taylor ?/Oct/87 Solo
with Nick Smith (BB)
goi.ashmore 29/Mar/87 Solo β
BigHairyIan 23/Sep/84 2nd O/S
Hammy 06/Dec/80 Solo
Hammy 01/Nov/78 2nd
with Ian Conway
Hammy 09/Oct/77 AltLd
with Jonathan Stacey
Hidden 19/Jun/71 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Jun/66 Lead
Hidden 08/Jun/66 2nd
Dave Westby ??/1963 Lead O/S
with Garry Nuttal
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