55m, 2 pitches.

Rockfax Description
A good 1st pitch is spoilt by the grotty finish to the 2nd one.
1) 4c, 20m. Swarm up onto the flake containing the large tree. Continue up and left, mantelshelf into the cracks then up these to reach a small but good stance below the notch in the roof.
2) 4c, 35m. Climb the chimney and groove above then traverse off right over grass and grot to a finish up Babylon's top groove. © Rockfax

FA. Steve Read, Hank Harrison 1959

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

jayray ??/2015 -
DannyH001 03/Sep/14 2nd
GermanAlex 14/Aug/14 Lead dnf

1 pitch. Had a bit of an epic. Very vegetated, started raining quite heavily half way up, slipped on wet holds passing the prow. As to be expected rope drag got ridiculous, dragged myself along the traverse to reach a tree about 3m away from the top. Everything was dripping wet and slippery as, made a belay on the tree and some ornamental pieces of gear, lowered second down and abbed off the apparently solid tree. Would not recommend; certainly the worst VS I've done here so far.

with Arno
mapperley samurai 18/Jun/14 AltLd O/S

Lead P1. Wouldn't describe it as clasic. The top is like the hanging gardens..

davidalcock 18/Jun/14 AltLd

2nd pitch. Thoughtful choss.

Hidden 10/Jul/13 AltLd O/S
ejected ??/2013 -
Alex.M-M. 19/Aug/12 Lead O/S

P1: Green and damp. Some interesting climbing. P2/3: Good climbing esp. start of P2, some loose rock. Top involved holding onto ivy to finish. Good route (poss. spicy for a VS leader) could do with more traffic/a clean up.

masa-alpin 05/Aug/10 2nd β

Finished direct. Good and sustained route.

with Brian Q
five 11/Jul/10 AltLd
with AV
Hidden 17/Jun/10 2nd
Hidden 16/Jun/10 AltLd O/S
Seymore Butt ??/2010 -
Pilch 15/Jul/09 Lead O/S

lead in one long pitch and continued up the groove, rather than traverse of right -this was more exciting than i expected and hard for 4c

with Ed
Adam1973 11/Jul/09 AltLd O/S
with Alex
HamishD 16/Feb/09 Lead O/S
with Ramsay Dunn
joese7en ??/2009 Lead O/S
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
AntiGrav ??/2008 Lead
sparkass ?/Nov/07 Lead O/S

Pleasant up until the choss. Just abseil from the treadthrough and ignore the top.

with Jen Randall
Sankey 01/Sep/07 2nd O/S

To be strictly correct, I lead the horrible vegetated top out, nice one Tom!

with Tom
Hidden 05/Jul/06 Lead
Alfredo ?/Jun/06 Lead
Hidden 16/Jul/03 Lead O/S
Dave Mason ??/2003 Lead O/S
with Trev Tatler
cem 12/Aug/00 2nd
philb ?/Aug/00 2nd
philb ?/Aug/00 2nd
Andy Edgar ??/2000 -
Iain Thow 23/May/99 Lead
with Dave Bradshaw
Roget ??/1998 2nd O/S
with jim
Hidden 02/Aug/97 AltLd
Hidden 23/Oct/96 AltLd
Le Chevalier Mal Fet ?/Jun/96 AltLd

Led 1st pitch

with Richard Bower
Tim Bateman 16/Jul/95 AltLd
Hidden 18/Jun/94 AltLd
malc 31/Aug/92 AltLd
Roget 12/Jul/92 Solo rpt
Hidden 20/May/92 Lead
marcoleptic ??/1992 Lead O/S
with Moley
charlesmfrench 10/May/91 Lead O/S
with Jonathan Wickens, Jez
Hidden 23/Jun/90 Solo
Hidden ??/1990 -
Nick Rundall ??/1990 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/1990 AltLd
Hidden ?/Aug/87 AltLd
Hidden 01/Jun/86 Lead O/S
Ian Clare ??/1984 -
Hidden 21/Apr/83 Lead
John Brayshaw 01/Sep/82 AltLd O/S
with Alfreton MC
Ken Taylor 20/Feb/82 Lead
Ian Clare ??/1981 -
Mike C 05/Oct/80 AltLd
babymoac 30/May/80 2nd
with MTW
Hidden ?/Oct/78 2nd
tapley 23/Jul/77 Lead
with Alison Tapley
Nigel Bond 24/Jul/76 Lead
with Andy Brown
Rog Wilko ?/Jul/76 Lead
with Debbie Wilkinson
Mike Owen ?/Nov/75 -
with John Roberts
Hidden 26/Oct/75 AltLd
RichardMc 12/May/74 Lead
with Ken Salter
Andy Say ??/1974 Lead O/S
mikej 22/Jul/73 Lead
with E
rogerskews ??/1973 AltLd
with CMC Members
clanger ??/1972 -
Dave Musgrove 05/Oct/69 -
Dave Musgrove 11/Mar/69 Lead
Hidden ??/1969 Lead
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