Rockfax Description
A good strenuous pitch, well protected too. Start up the leaning flake system then pull out left on to the wall and up to a rest. Climb the flakes round the edge of the roof then continue until forced to traverse left below the shrubbery to Zombie. © Rockfax

FFA. Ted Wells 1960s. FA. Steve Read, Steve Hunt 1957 1965

Ticklists: Peak Rock/7/8/Biven-Peck Partnership/1950's a Developing Decade.

DubyaJamesDubya 24/Oct Lead O/S
with Joe Harris
Paul Hy 04/Aug 2nd

Hard!! i won't be leading it anytime soon!

with Harry G
Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing 03/Jul Lead O/S
penny.orr 03/Jul 2nd O/S

Thought about leading this one, but decided I'd rather choose an easier first proper trad lead. Glad I made this decision!

robgixer 16/Jun 2nd
Hidden 05/Jun Lead rpt
jon_gill1 21/May Lead O/S

one tough cookie, managed to drop my rack of large nuts just when i needed them! certainly spiced things up a bit.

with chris Lyness
Hidden 26/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Jaysquared69 26/Aug/14 2nd
with Olly P
Graeme Hammond 19/Aug/14 Lead O/S

Excellent and easily worth 2*s as per newer guide. Would bewworth 3 if it wasn't for the traverse left at the end. Good gear and holds :)

with Jim 2
Hardcore Pat 03/Aug/14 Lead O/S

An absolute battle and well worth it.

with Dan Osbasabooboo
dan_blair87 17/Jul/14 2nd dog

Had to rest after pumping out on the second crux.

Hidden 22/Jun/14 2nd O/S
Jonathan Hall 22/Jun/14 Lead
Andy Peak 1 15/Jun/14 Lead

On Makeys gear after failed worm up:-)

admackie 15/Jun/14 Lead β

with some of andy's gear in

with andy, paul
Hidden 15/Jun/14 2nd
Hidden 12/Jun/14 2nd O/S
bigdrew 12/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Robb Bert 17/May/14 -
Hidden 13/Jul/13 Lead O/S
alp79 13/Jul/13 2nd dog

Wow. This route whooped my ass.

with Sam Fletcher
Hidden 25/Jun/13 2nd dog
Tony Holdsworth 19/Jun/13 2nd O/S

Had to sit on the rope but only to retrieve a jammed nut.

with Ian Holtby
BRoe 20/May/13 Lead O/S

Having 2 people second you at the same time is interesting :P

whitehouse_rhys 20/May/13 2nd
ejected ??/2013 -
Rachel Slater 20/Aug/12 2nd O/S
Olli-C 20/Aug/12 Lead O/S

Brilliant route, no easy moves but sneaky rests in between quite distinct sections. Very pumped, loads of gear.

Hidden 11/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Wayne S 02/Aug/12 2nd
Martin Haworth 28/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Brannock 28/Jul/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 20/Jun/12 2nd
Hidden 29/May/12 Lead dnf
Hidden 29/May/12 2nd
Brian Rodgers 29/May/12 Lead rpt

This brought back some memories - redoing one of my first E1's.

Alex.M-M. 01/Sep/11 Lead O/S
with Matt Burton
Chris M 06/Aug/11 Lead
masa-alpin 07/Jul/11 Lead dog

At the top, I went off route towards Lime St Direct, then had to reverse a couple of metres of hard moves (5c), and at the last moment during climbing down I grabbed the top quickdraw... The top runner itself was at potentially off-route and the move to just reach was tough, so my second Lee left it and I had to return and retrieve it, belayed by Lee at the belay stance. A micro epic. Brilliant route, though!

with Lee P
Hidden 12/Jun/11 Lead dog
Hidden 11/Jun/11 2nd RP
Hidden 25/May/11 2nd
Hannes B 19/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Tom
holters 22/Sep/10 Lead
gordonday 22/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Jack
jwpil 22/Jul/10 2nd O/S
with Gordon
garywong 27/Jun/10 Lead dog

One rest about two-thirds up. Just got too pumped working out the awkward section nearer the bottom.

kleinej 27/Jun/10 2nd dog
with Gary
Hidden 19/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Matt Fry 15/Sep/09 Lead O/S

Nice route and line. Good moves, although some are a little awkward. Solid at the grade.

Sam1991 15/Sep/09 2nd dog

Found it awkward and hard work, was a warm up though, so not too bothered that I fell off it.

with Matt
Hidden 29/Jun/09 2nd O/S
mic_b 29/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Neil Furness
thebigfriendlymoose 25/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with Stephen
Hidden 09/Feb/08 Lead
Sankey 25/Aug/07 2nd O/S
with Luke
EdShep 21/Aug/07 2nd dog

missed finger jam on crux move a couple of times, messed about a lot with bad feet positions. once sorted hold came easily. a good one for those wanting to work on bridging technique

Hidden 19/Jul/07 Lead dog
Hidden 19/Jul/07 2nd
Andy Peak 1 13/Jul/07 2nd

very hard at the grade

with Vishone set (Mike)
Hidden ?/Aug/06 Lead O/S
Benjones45_99 ?/Jun/06 2nd O/S
with Borg, Andy Clarke
Boy ??/2006 -
Hidden 23/Jul/05 Lead
Hidden 14/Apr/04 Lead
Hidden 08/Apr/03 Lead
Dave Bond ??/2002 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Aug/00 2nd
philb ?/Aug/00 2nd
Hidden 05/Jul/00 Lead
Brian Rodgers ??/2000 Lead O/S
with Val Hennelly
Andy Edgar ??/2000 -
Hidden 22/Apr/98 Lead
nickdonohue 04/Oct/97 Lead

great '3 dimensional' climbing

with Derek Ashworth
rob.grafton 24/Apr/95 Lead
with Bruce
nai ??/1995 Lead
Hidden 01/Jul/94 2nd
Hidden ?/Jul/94 Lead O/S
andrew300169 21/Apr/93 Lead

Terrible and I knew it would be. So awkward

with Pom
Hidden 06/Feb/93 Lead
nickcanute ??/1993 Lead
Roget 20/Sep/92 Lead O/S
with baccy
Budge 18/Jul/92 Lead O/S
with Brian Ottewell
RichardMc 03/May/92 2nd
with Jim Fisher
Hidden ??/1990 -
Rob Davies 18/Jun/89 2nd
Hidden 16/Jul/88 2nd β
Hidden 25/Apr/88 Lead
Hidden 30/Apr/87 2nd
keefe 23/Nov/85 -
Hidden 03/Jul/85 Lead
sadams 22/Jun/85 2nd
with Kevin Edwards
Hidden ?/May/85 Lead
andy gittins ??/1985 -
shark ?/Dec/84 Lead O/S
with Dolly
charlesmfrench 13/Apr/84 Lead O/S
TonyF ??/1983 Lead rpt
with Tony Cox
Mark Kemball 21/Oct/81 Lead
Falko 12/Jan/75 Lead O/S
with Chris Plant, Peter Brashaw
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