Rockfax Description
18m. A fine climb in a dramatic setting. Trend left up up the face to a position on the tip of a flake. Step up and right delicately on a small polished foothold to the final widening crack. © Rockfax

FA. JW Puttrell c1900

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Western Grit: Top 50, UK's best Diffs and V.diffs, Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs, ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, Puttrell's Progress, Moorland Grit - The Essential Selection (Over The Moors), Peak Rock/1/ The 1st Peak District Tigers., Northern (Yorkshire !?) Climbs for a Southerner.

Plenk 01/Nov Lead O/S

Great climb in incredible November weather. Enough to make you think but all the moves are solid.

Hidden 10/Sep Lead O/S
will484 30/Aug Lead O/S
with jaynie blake
Hidden 30/Aug 2nd O/S
Jaynie 30/Aug 2nd
with Will
Hidden 25/Jul 2nd
Hidden 25/Jul Lead
DanChad 16/Jul 2nd O/S

Dad led. Great climb!

with Richard Bower, Chris Murray
Le Chevalier Mal Fet 16/Jul Lead

Best VDiff in The Peak?

with Dan Chadfield, Richard Bower
Hidden 10/Jul Lead O/S
no_more_scotch_eggs 13/Jun Lead O/S

Brilliant climb. Steep, sustained, some interesting moves that give pause for thought, but all easy enough when you actually do them. Glad I brought plenty of big gear though...

leethebee 05/Oct/14 AltLd
with Disco
BTphonehome 14/Sep/14 2nd O/S
with Kasha
kasha_gregson 14/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Bram
BoulderyDave 03/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Aug/14 -
Graeme Hammond 21/Jun/14 Lead rpt
with Pete aka Dad
stacey73 ?/Jun/14 2nd O/S
with Emma
samt 17/May/14 Solo O/S

Brilliant, soloed whilst on walk with James Nick and Scouse. Nice ripple of applause from assembled punters on top out. :0

Hidden 18/Apr/14 Solo O/S
Robbiobaby 10/Apr/14 Lead O/S

Good climb a few hard moves.

Hidden 10/Apr/14 2nd
GermanAlex 05/Apr/14 Lead O/S

A very varied day, after getting rained off in Dovedale we decided to go walking on Kinder and take a small rack and rope just in case. Everything was soaking, Zigzag was moderately damp but very slimy, kind of like climbing on algae I imagine. Still enjoyed it!

with Robby
Hidden 05/Apr/14 2nd
stevo smith 30/Mar/14 Lead O/S
with Chris Britton
snerpton 02/Feb/14 2nd O/S
IanGilbertJones ??/2014 -
jshields 22/Sep/13 2nd

Repeat, solo 9/03

MikeDowsett 22/Sep/13 Lead
davewsargent ?/Sep/13 -
with jeff ingman
TonyF ?/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Brown 31/Aug/13 Solo
with Andy R
mr_drains 03/Aug/13 2nd O/S
sputnik 13/Jul/13 Lead rpt
Becky E 07/Jul/13 Lead O/S


john max 07/Jul/13 2nd
with Becky E
Chris Manasseh 01/Jul/13 Solo
Hidden 30/Jun/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 09/Jun/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 09/Jun/13 Lead O/S
nameless_rob 09/Jun/13 2nd
with Mel, Johanna
dominic lee 08/Jun/13 Solo
Siobhan McGowan 08/Jun/13 2nd
Ramblin dave 08/Jun/13 Lead

Surprisingly cruxy.

with Sioban
Frank the Husky ??/2013 -
Hidden 10/Aug/12 -
Bry 10/Aug/12 Lead O/S
howlingbaboon 17/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with Scott
JdotP 02/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with Commander Lapdance, Stanislav Huska
Hidden 24/Mar/12 Lead
jhs3jtmh ??/2012 -
markhammonds 15/Sep/11 Lead O/S

Looked green and dirty but it was good. A slightly inelegant finish on my part.

with Joe Barragry
sputnik 01/Sep/11 Lead O/S

Awesome route, pity about the long walk in.

with Mrs Z
c00kie 01/Sep/11 2nd
with Gavin
mike_w18 13/Aug/11 Lead O/S
joe1979 14/Jul/11 Lead
Irn Bruce 18/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Owain, Line, Jona
fifth ??/2011 Solo
LakesWinter 10/Aug/10 Lead O/S


with Mark
Hidden 09/Jul/10 Solo
Hidden 03/Jul/10 2nd
Sam Simpson 28/May/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/May/10 2nd O/S
Graeme Hammond 22/May/10 Solo O/S

Excellent, soloed twice, where was everyone else, loads of walker but didn't see a single climber all day!

BennoC 24/Apr/10 Lead O/S


with Stace
staceated 24/Apr/10 2nd
with ben
Hidden 08/Aug/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 08/Aug/09 Solo O/S
alexrankine30 25/Jun/09 2nd O/S
with Mark
mark20 25/Jun/09 Lead O/S

Best VDiff I've ever done, steep and juggy all the way

Simon Caldwell 31/May/09 2nd O/S

Nice, jug city. Not as exposed as it looks in the photos!

with Carmen
Hidden ??/2009 Lead
benman 29/Sep/08 Lead O/S

Lovely climb in a great setting

with roger m
JohnAI ?/Jul/08 2nd
jonka ?/Jun/08 Solo
with gareth
tanssop 03/May/08 Lead O/S

Quality route. There is an old style rusted nut in the crack before last move, wonder how old it is? Massive audience of walkers, quite embarassing after lacing with gear to make a faff of last move. Hope the photos made it look better...

with Julie
Hidden 12/Sep/07 Solo O/S
tobydunford 28/Aug/07 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2007 -
DerwentDiluted 16/Sep/06 Lead
with Nicola Pettit
Chris Ellis 16/Jul/06 Lead
with John Imrie, Colin Imrie
gazbonutter 01/Jul/06 Lead O/S

Lovely, what a great Vdiff!!

Alfredo ?/Jul/05 Lead
with Jen
victim of mathematics 01/May/05 Lead O/S
five ?/May/05 Lead O/S
Jen79 ?/May/04 2nd
with Ginny Carter
alan moore ??/2004 -
Dux 17/Aug/03 Lead O/S
with Premal
Hidden ??/2002 2nd O/S
Hidden 15/Dec/01 Lead O/S
barney@helmshore 17/Aug/96 Lead O/S
with mike w
Rog Wilko ?/Jul/96 2nd
with Debbie Wilkinson
Roget 03/Aug/91 Solo O/S
with chris jones, Jonathan T
Iain Thow 26/May/88 Lead
with Bob Lister
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