Downfall Climb** M
[Kinder downfall, 10th jan 09, 3 kb]60m.

Rockfax Description
60m. An aquatic trip across the ledges. Okay in the dry but way too exciting after rain. Start on the right and climb up the groove or the ledges to its left. Then follow the ramps up and left, past the main flow to a choice of finishing grooves, or if well-soaked, exit easily rightwards. © ROCKFAX

Ticklists: Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs, ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, World Graded List, Moorland Grit - The Essential Selection (Over The Moors), Scrambles in the Dark Peak (summer).

Photo: Kinder downfall, 10th jan 09 © Sarah_Clough
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This climb is in 50 logbooks, and on 12 wishlists.

stacey73 - Solo - Jul/14 with Emma

Hidden - Solo - 18/May/14

Fentonio - Solo O/S - 19/Jul/13

Self protected on roped solo. Just enough water to cool off on a hot day. Loads of midges.
simonscubadiver - Solo O/S - 11/Jul/13

Hidden - Solo O/S - 09/Jun/13

nameless_rob - Lead - 09/Jun/13 with Mel, Johanna

Frank the Husky - 2013

sgl - Solo - 08/Sep/12

Josh-is-ace - Solo O/S - 14/Aug/12

Ideal conditions for it: wet enough to be exciting but not too difficult (wouldn't have wanted to solo it, though...). Got thoroughly soaked: one of the most enjoyable (and unique) climbs I've done. Joe led the first pitch and provided me with good protection (and found a lovely spot to belay from). I led to the top.
markhammonds - AltLd O/S - 15/Sep/11 with Joe Barragry

Hidden - 02/May/11

afx22 - Solo - May/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/11

ImogenJones - 2nd - 17/Apr/11 with David Parkinson

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 13/Feb/11

Gustav - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/10 with Laura

Nice only a very small dribbles of water. climbed 3 times in reverse and twice up as part of getting up and down from the top
Graeme Hammond - Solo O/S - 22/May/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 14/May/10

A fun little evenings outing :) Only just trickling.
AMarchant - Solo - 14/May/10 with Ally Hurst

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Jan/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 08/Aug/09

Most of the 'fall' was rising.
Stig - AltLd - 04/May/09 with Charlie Reade-Jahn

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/08

Danzig - Solo O/S - Aug/08

In descent
Duncan I - Solo - 16/Jun/08

Hidden - Solo O/S - 08/Jun/08

Hidden - Solo O/S - 24/May/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Mar/08

Hidden - AltLd - 22/Sep/07

philboy - AltLd - 22/Sep/07 with matt g

maybe_si - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/07 with jamie

Hidden - 2007

fatbuoybazza - Solo O/S - Aug/06 with dave h

Chris Ellis - Solo - 16/Jul/06 with John Imrie, Colin Imrie

the only way to climb this adventure... when its a water fall!!!!
jonnyboy - Lead O/S - Dec/05 with Mickers

Ian Archer - AltLd O/S - 16/Jul/05 with Jodie Munks

DerwentDiluted - Solo - 17/Oct/04

Hidden - Solo O/S - 16/Aug/04

Hidden - Lead O/S - Feb/03

Bry - 2nd O/S - Apr/02 with Tim Cairns

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2002

Hidden - 2nd - 2002

adamwesthead - 2nd O/S - 03/Jun/00 with Taylor

John Eley - Lead O/S - Jul/96

colin milton - Solo - 16/Jul/95

Roget - Solo O/S - 03/Aug/91 with chris jones, Jonathan T

sometime in the 1990s
Simon Caldwell - Solo - 1990

Chris Ellis - AltLd - 10/Sep/88 with Rob Gale

Iain Thow - Solo - 26/May/88

After camping on the plateau
shark - AltLd O/S - 13/Feb/85 with Seb Grieve

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
atom, Asleep in the backs, Nick1812P, yossarian714, BStar, steveth, Myles1994

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