Rockfax Description
A good climbs that snakes about less than you might be expecting. Bridge and jam the long groove up to the overhang then pass this with difficulty to gain the continuation corner. Continue up the crack, eventually stepping right to finish on the grassy crest. There are abseil anchors up there, honest. © Rockfax

FA. Roy Leeming (1pt aid) 1965

Ticklists: Peak Rock/10/White Life.

Hannes B 30/Aug Lead O/S
with Aidan
jimbonfire 17/May Lead O/S

Added same length tat to top Ab (7mm cord) & a new maillon. Quality climbing apart from top-out scarey/steep grass. Worth 3stars for the overall experience

with TT
Hidden 13/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Misha 12/Jun/14 Lead O/S

Good route, no looseness noted. Fairly solid at E1 - first crux through the overhang, second a bit higher up when you think it has eased off! Grassy on last 10m or so but just about enough rock to climb on and put gear in, still pulled on some grass though! Save a red or yellow BD cam for the best belay gear. The abseil is a the other end I the pinnacle and needs new tat - 8 foot sling or better still take 5 - 10 metres of rope. Should have thought to bring.

with Phil
philhilo 12/Jun/14 2nd O/S

E1 for sure. Big and hollow blocks on overhang but not an issue with care. Plenty of vertical grass at the top, save a few smaller cams.

with misha
Brannock 04/May/14 Lead dnf

Got to first overhang, everything felt pretty loose, backed off.

Hidden 27/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Dave Turnbull, BMC 22/May/12 Lead
with Dominic Oughton
Alex@home 22/May/12 Lead O/S

great moves to get round the lip. would be close to 3* if it wasn't for the grotty finish. can't be far off E1

with The Doctor
Hidden ??/2012 -
jayrenegade 01/Aug/10 Lead dnf

Got shut down big style. I'm going to be back when i've learned how to jam better. Got some nice bruises from this one.

with Luke
lukas richardo ?/Aug/10 Lead dnf

i don't remember much beyond the maddening throb emanating from the lump on my head after having smacked into a sharp rock while attempting to swing jamie across to his gear earlier in the day. i had a go for the sake of it - to no avail. jamie wont let this one lie. we'll be back.

with jamie
Hidden ??/2010 Lead
Hidden 09/Sep/09 2nd rpt
Hidden 09/Sep/09 Lead O/S
porridgefan 27/Jun/09 Lead O/S

Brilliant, juggy and exposed! Never desperate until you reach the grassy summit pushto find the belay tree long gone, good job I carry tat around eh! The walk in is definitely worth the hype...

with Niall Francis
Hidden 27/Jun/09 2nd O/S
Different Steve 30/May/09 Lead dog

Should have done a warmup first - strenuous around the roof!

with Steve Gray & Carol Fowles
Hidden 11/Aug/08 2nd dog
Hidden 30/Jun/08 2nd
cem 08/Jun/08 Lead O/S

Vegetated at top

Hidden 06/Jun/04 2nd O/S
nickdonohue ?/Jun/04 2nd
with Jim Barradale
Different Steve ??/2002 2nd O/S
colin milton ?/Jul/01 AltLd

eric lead 1st pitch which i thought was hard. I lead 2nd which i thought was despearate.

with eric milton
uphillnow 16/Jun/00 2nd
Chris Reid 17/May/98 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jul/97 Lead O/S
Roget 27/Jun/93 Lead O/S
with jon
Hidden ??/1992 -
Stoney Boy 02/Sep/90 2nd O/S
with Colin Hughes
Hidden ?/Jun/90 2nd O/S
Hidden 21/Aug/88 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Jun/88 2nd
Hidden 27/Jul/86 Lead
charlesmfrench 10/Jun/85 AltLd O/S


TonyF ??/1985 Lead
with Alistair Gordon, Dave McDowel, Paul Harrison, Tony Cox
Gezzer ??/1983 Lead O/S
with Merv Dudley
Nigel Bond 04/Apr/82 AltLd
with Charlie Leverton
mikej 20/May/77 2nd
with Mike Byles
Nigel Bond 10/Jun/76 Lead
with Andy Brown
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