24m.

Rockfax Description
An unequal battle for many. Climb the rib, then the sustained pocketed crack with difficulty (old peg) to an eventual breather on a ledge on the left. Pull up and right, through the bulge, then swing rightwards to the lower-off. © Rockfax

FA. Rock and Ice members early 1950s FFA. Ron Fawcett Chris Gibb 1976 1952

Ticklists: Peak Rock/13/The Limestone Revolution.


ClimberDateStyle
Andy Moles 12/Jul Lead G/U

Fell off inches from the top of the difficulties. Went quite easily second time with the gear in.

with Tony
Duncan Campbell 10/Jul Lead β

Bit dissapointed with my performance on this. I went up and down a few times getting a cam up and left and a really low wire. The start holds were a little smeggy which added to the slightly uninspiring gear and the route reputation made me a little too cautious. Came back down for a rest and let Ben have a go. He managed to get another wire in and then blasted to the top. I led it on his kit and found it tricky but am sure I could have o/sed. If only I'd given it one more go! Didn't think it was as hard as Mortlock's or maybe even Bitterfingers.

rocksol ??/2016 -
Rachel Slater 06/Aug/14 Lead dog

I went up to the first slopey pocket a few times, trying to get in some gear but it felt really strenuous and couldn't get anything really good. After climbing up a few times then half committing, I just downclimbed and had a mini meltdown - gave up and Justin had a go. He managed to get in a few more pieces and somehow convinced me to have another go. Definitely didn't want to but went for it anyway and managed to reach the crack where I frantically stuffed in loads of poor nuts and cams but didn't feel like I had any of the sizes I wanted... Kept going higher with more dodgy gear until I was almost at the top of the crack/rest where I completely freaked after I couldn't place more gear and fingers slipping out. So pumped! One to come back for... never?!

Justin T 06/Aug/14 2nd

Seconded clean by the skin of my teeth after a sort of team up/down climbing session to get the first gear and moves sorted which went on much longer than either of us would care to admit!

with Rachel
ejected ??/2013 -
dan gibson 04/Jun/12 Lead dnf

fell off, shut down at the top

with michael porter
bigie bob 23/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Sep/11 2nd
Misha 05/Jun/11 Lead dog

An unequal battle indeed! Description to follow.

with Tom
Brown 09/Apr/11 Lead β

previously seconded 04.07.09

with Henry
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe 04/Jul/09 2nd
with Bob Smith
andi turner 26/May/08 Lead

Move right off ledge and direct over nose until it is possible to climb the right side of the hanging rib.

with Mark Sharratt
mark s 26/May/08 Lead
with andi t
Toby Dunn ??/2007 -
with JulesV
ukb shark 09/Aug/06 Lead rpt

The Rockfax mistakenly shows this finishing right at the top to a bolt belay which actually belongs to a new route/project/open project. The original finish is to the ledge on left then right rib of groove. Going the Rockfax way is E56B.

with Steve Mac
mikedelderfield 01/Jun/98 Lead O/S
ste_d 01/Jun/98 2nd O/S
with mik
Hidden ??/1992 Lead
Hidden 21/Jul/90 Lead
Hidden 29/Apr/90 Lead O/S
ukb shark 22/Jul/89 Lead
with Stu Bolton
stp 09/Apr/83 Lead

5 falls plus 3 on the walk in!

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
theomoore, paulpitcher, Michael Hood, Dan Lane, Hidden
Voting
High E5
Mid E5
Low E5
High E4
Mid E4
Low E4
High E3
Mid E3
Low E3
Votes cast 5
High 6b
Mid 6b
Low 6b
High 6a
Mid 6a
Low 6a
High 5c
Mid 5c
Low 5c
Votes cast 4
Votes cast 4
Style of ascent
Lead
Followed
Not Set
Onsighted
Dogged
Flashed (β)
DNF
Ground Up
Repeated
Not Set