Rockfax Description
150m. To the east (left) of the cliff is a long gully that runs all the way from the Chew Brook in the bottom, to the crest of the moor. This gives an excellent scramble (really quite easy for a Mod) and also offers the most interesting way to the cliff. It provides a good winter route under the right conditions though care is required as there have been avalanche accidents here. © Rockfax

Ticklists: Connoisseur's Classic Rock, Moorland Grit - The Essential Selection (Over The Moors), Scrambles in the Dark Peak (summer).

yorkshiresherpa 20/Sep -
with Emma
ssnow157 08/Aug -

Noo. Anna and Louise for birthday scramble

with Jack
Hidden 15/Jul Solo
karlb 09/Jun Solo O/S
Becks87 17/May Solo O/S
with Adam L
atom 17/May Solo O/S
georgenvk 21/Apr Solo rpt
gkindley 16/Apr Solo
with Vicky m
Vicky m 16/Apr Solo
with gkindley
Jack Whiteley 17/Mar Solo

Great fun!

with Sarah
ssnow157 17/Mar -
with Jack
Hidden 09/Nov/14 Solo O/S
danceswithcats 18/Oct/14 Lead

Green, wet

Robaduck 04/Oct/14 -
georgenvk 27/Sep/14 Solo rpt
yossarian714 17/Aug/14 Solo O/S
noteviljoe 17/Aug/14 Solo O/S

Great fun, very wet.

purpleexplorer 17/Aug/14 Solo O/S
with Sarah Morton, Joseph Kisolo-Ssonko, Tom Butlin
PD 03/Aug/14 Solo rpt
ColdAndWet ?/May/14 Solo
Hidden 25/Jan/14 Lead O/S
tom_cart ??/2014 Solo
Hidden ??/2014 Solo O/S
Hidden 23/Dec/13 Lead O/S
MatthewH 01/Oct/13 Solo O/S
Alex Thompson 28/Sep/13 Lead rpt

Chew Valley Challenge

with Luke
Jake463 04/Sep/13 Solo

Brilliant scramble in an atmospheric setting. A bit greasy but it adds spice to an easy climb. Just wished it lasted a bit longer!

Fentonio 13/Jul/13 Solo O/S
DBoothroyd ?/Jul/13 -
with Rebecca
Hidden 06/May/13 Lead RP
colin milton 05/May/13 Solo
with andy
Frank the Husky ??/2013 -
jscoles 01/Sep/12 Solo
with Tim Griffin
Hidden 24/Jul/12 Solo
Hidden 05/May/12 Solo O/S
Will Sheaff 19/Apr/12 Solo
99bolivar 02/Apr/12 Solo O/S
with Peter Chadwick
georgenvk 25/Mar/12 Solo O/S
mr_drains 22/Jan/12 Solo O/S

A bit wet through the waterfalls but great fun.

with Steve
stevo smith ??/2012 Solo O/S

many times over the years under many conditions (winter/summer)...nice local playground growing up!!!

with Arthur smith (Dad), Rich P., luke
chrissy 10/Dec/11 Solo

Must be the best scramble in the peak,

with jaqui
Becky E 01/Oct/11 Solo O/S
with Pete (Claire's b/f), Claire Hammond, Graeme Hammond
Graeme Hammond 01/Oct/11 Solo rpt

as part of a great walk in the chew valley, unfortunately no proper climbing.

with Claire Hammond, Pete Weal, Becky E
Hidden 07/Dec/10 Solo O/S
Stephanelericolais 03/Dec/10 Solo O/S
with Paul Netherwood
Hidden ?/Dec/10 Solo
grubes 08/Aug/10 Solo O/S

surprising fun despite the brown water running down the route

Andrew Deacon 16/Jul/10 2nd
with James T
DerwentDiluted 17/May/10 Solo
disturbed_one51 03/Apr/10 Solo

Great fun especially when its wet.

Jonathan Hall 03/Apr/10 Solo
climbing_rocks1983 21/Feb/10 Solo O/S

Superb day out, used the axe for the first time, gully well iced and snow covered, great fun had by all.

with Kieran
greenclimb ??/2010 Solo O/S
maybe_si 23/Dec/09 Solo O/S

Fantastic easy winter route!

craig h 22/Dec/09 Solo rpt

Winter conditions after work

coombsy 20/Dec/09 AltLd

Expected this to be wet as hell as we approached - the valley stream was flowing freely. Very pleasantly surprised to find it iced up. Great fun - finished off day with pints in railway inn Greenfield - top pub with nice folk and good pies.

with Neil D
Graeme Hammond 19/Sep/09 Solo O/S

very nice, gully almost completly dry, very easy even for a scramble even picking the hardest line. Getting down to the start from the top was probably hardest

shed_hed 19/Sep/09 Solo O/S
Roget 27/Aug/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 26/Apr/09 Solo O/S
stevefromstoke 26/Apr/09 Solo O/S

fun :)

with mart
Hidden 12/Apr/09 Solo O/S
Hardonicus 08/Feb/09 Solo O/S

A little bit of ice at the top justified the use of crampons.

Alex Thompson 08/Feb/09 Solo O/S

Odd patches of ice... took longer to sort kit out at top than to climb the route.

craig h 03/Jan/09 Solo rpt
with Rich B
Allan Young 29/Dec/08 Solo rpt
with Steve Turner, Dave Graham
Iain Thow 27/Jan/08 Solo
craig h 11/Nov/07 Solo rpt
victim of mathematics 22/Sep/07 Solo O/S
crossdressingrodney 22/Sep/07 AltLd O/S
LakesWinter 27/Aug/07 Solo
with Dave, Mark
JdotP ?/May/07 Solo O/S
with Bike Bore
Simon K 14/Feb/07 Solo O/S

Nice & wet!

with MM
malc 14/Feb/07 Solo O/S

Kelly ticked this before I did. I lost the bet coffee and cakes on me. Excellent wet and cold rock. The sound of water rushing over your head adds to this route. Great expedition for a wet day out!

with Simon K
Hidden ??/2007 -
Hidden 02/Nov/06 Solo
Hidden 16/Aug/04 Solo O/S
Allan Young 22/Feb/04 Solo O/S
craig h 03/Jan/98 Solo rpt
craig h 02/Nov/96 Solo rpt

Liam took next doors dog for a walk, dog managed the Gully without any trouble.

with liam Corrigan
barney@helmshore 16/Aug/96 Solo O/S
with mark b
StevePr ??/1995 Solo

Perfect winter conditions, fabulous

craig h 28/Oct/94 Solo O/S
Hidden 25/Sep/90 Solo
Tony Prendergast ??/1990 -
with Steve Kent
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