Jabberwok** VS 4b
[Castle Rock, Brimham, Climbers about to start Jabberwok, MVS 4b., 2 kb]12m. A good climb, up the central feature of the face. Climb the reachy and fingery wall left of the diagonal crack where the odd broken hold has made things trickier (the crack is a harder VS 4c) to the bulges then move right to access the base of the chimney. Finish up this. © ROCKFAX
Takes the bold wall left of the slanting crack (Jabberwok Variation VS 4c). Not a lot of gear unless you use the variation crack. Go to roof (gear) and move right into hanging chimney and squirm up this.
Possibly A. Marsden & the E.Y.M.C. 1950

Photo: Castle Rock, Brimham, Climbers about to start Jabberwok, MVS 4b. © stuart100
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This climb is in 147 logbooks, and on 8 wishlists.

adi bryant - 2nd β - 28/Sep/14 with Jimmy, Wiggo

ian d f - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/14 with David Brock, Michael P

Hidden - 2nd β - 22/Aug/14

Fionnbharr - 11/Mar/14

nick ferro - 09/Mar/14 with Oli Birkill

CptCatastrophe - Lead O/S - 22/Feb/14

Slimy at the top today
Tony Holdsworth - Lead rpt - 08/Jan/14 with Paul Caldwell

madtoclimb - Lead O/S - 2014

Marti999 - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/13 with Debbie

cherad - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/13 with Louise Bell

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Jul/13

Nice technical first section. Good pro halfway then old school thrutch to the top.
ralphio - 2nd - 24/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead - 08/Jun/13

Technical start then a thrutch up the big crack
PaulTanton - Lead rpt - 26/May/13 with John Hardiman

al jackson - Lead - May/13

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Apr/13

lanky and weak - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/13 with Katie

Bold, delicate fingery climbing on the face (a few high feet/rockovers included) followed by a hilarious struggle in the chimney, all in front of a typical Brimham audience - awesome route!!
kyaizawa - Lead O/S - 16/Mar/13 with Joe Rudin

Started left of crack up bold face. Took a few attemps to figure feet out before gaining slab. After that easy climbing to the finish.
RUDIN.J.D.H - 2nd RP - 16/Mar/13 with Kyoichi Aizawa

petegunn - Lead - 05/Oct/12 with Davina

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/Oct/12

ian storey - Lead O/S - 19/Sep/12 with jake galley

Tom Keaveny - Solo O/S - 09/Aug/12

Calum Wadsworth - Lead O/S - 18/Jul/12 with Mark

mike.moss - Lead O/S - Jul/12

Paul Figg - 2nd - 20/Jun/12

Paul Figg - 2nd - 20/Jun/12

Matt Cooke - Lead O/S - 14/May/12 with Andrew Cooke

Running_Board - Lead O/S - 28/Mar/12 with Josh Neve

Jim Brownlow - 2nd O/S - 26/Feb/12 with Mike Hayes

wolverine - Sent O/S - 26/Feb/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2012

did 4C variation crack; seems the most logical line.
robertmctague - Lead O/S - 2012

Rob Laird - Lead O/S - Nov/11

Hidden - 02/Oct/11

robman - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/11

Connorsgrandad - TR - 27/Jul/11 with Tim, Karl gregory, William Jackson

UnkArl - TR β - 27/Jul/11 with Uncle Bill, Dad

theotherpetehill - 2nd - 03/Jul/11 with Andy Harper

Felt really fingerey and crimpy on the first slabby bit. Harder then expected. Nice traverse and squirm up the chimney.
Jimmy1976 - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/11 with Simon

Simonj - 2nd O/S - 22/Jun/11 with jim

ben_250 - Lead O/S - 15/May/11 with Andrew

Jack00 - 2nd rpt - 27/Apr/11 with Andy Graham

Andy Graham - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/11 with jack colbeck

Diffecult finish
a13x - 2nd O/S - 27/Apr/11 with Ben Hirst

lovely climb. done with my big brov.
coombsy - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/11 with B.Coombs

Rich Thornton - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/11 with James Harland

Lowered off. My climbing Modjo had gone somewhere.
James Oswald - Lead dnf - 17/Apr/11 with Kyle Wood

Spence22 - Solo - 16/Mar/11

Steff007 - 2nd O/S - 2011 with Rob

danny33 - Solo - 2011

Tom Tindale - 2011

Matthew Robinson - Lead - Oct/10 with Gala

Top half is well protected, bottom half is a bit spicy. Entertaining chimney to finish.
barney800 - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/10 with John Shaw

Gilgar - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/10 with Richard Clague

Peter Holder - Lead O/S - 21/May/10

Hidden - 2nd - 21/May/10

simonward - Lead - 17/Apr/10

mikecollins - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/10 with cliff lowther

Hidden - 21/Mar/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 16/Mar/10

dancey1981 - 2nd - Mar/10

Gave up due to lack of pro in the break and had a paddy
petellis - Lead dnf - 31/Jan/10 with Jonothan Richard, mattyork2

Bloody brilliant like the other two routes done on this buttress this weekend! Bloomin best bleedin gritstone weekend in a bloody long time! Awesome jams!
mattyork2 - Lead O/S - 31/Jan/10 with Johnny Richard, Pete Ellis

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2010

stoat - Lead O/S - 2010 with markfairbank

Hidden - 2nd - Oct/09

Hidden - Solo β - 09/Sep/09

Bolder low down and weirder up top than I remembered. At least the holds are perfect. Fair at VS now.
jkarran - Lead - 08/Sep/09 with Grant

GrantB - 2nd - 08/Sep/09 with James

Em66 - Lead - 07/Sep/09 with Jack

Rowansb - Lead O/S - Sep/09

Hidden - 2nd - 10/May/09

Adam1973 - 2nd rpt - 02/May/09 with Graeme

Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 02/May/09 with adam

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/09

Adam Potter - 2nd - 18/Apr/09 with Sari, Louise Kennedy

creakyknees - Lead O/S - 03/Apr/09 with Lynne Webster

Hidden - Lead - 14/Jan/09

ianburton - Lead O/S - 2009

bold for mvs, good holds and moves but VS
lithos - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/08 with cef arch

tomB - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/08 with Juliette

howlingbaboon - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/08 with Page

JonathanJones - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/08 with Jimmy56

quite reachy first section,nice jamming/laybacking then the chimney that I always seem to get stuck in!!
mikekeswick - Lead O/S - 19/Jul/08 with andy

scrit
Chriswallis2 - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/08 with Jim

FrankKeogh - TR O/S - 11/Jun/08 with Douggy

andrewineichen - TR dnf - 11/Jun/08 with daz barker 3csm

dougiestein - 2nd - 11/Jun/08 with dazbarker

jracampbell - TR dnf - 11/Jun/08

dazbarker - Lead β - 11/Jun/08 with Dougie Stein

ollyroberts - Lead O/S - 21/May/08 with Ben

HamishD - 2nd O/S - 09/Feb/08 with sergei

ollyroberts - 2nd - 2008

Dan 85 - Lead O/S - 04/Nov/07 with Heddwyn

AlanDavis - 2nd dog - 10/Oct/07 with Daz Barker

Nice tricky opening moves, good layback and jamming up the crack. Positively pedestrian after that (really Pete). Top tip, dont drop your krab of friends.
dazbarker - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/07 with Al Davis

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/07

Jack00 - 2nd O/S - 29/Sep/07 with Shaun L

mje1398 - 2nd dog - 11/Aug/07 with John M

Adam1973 - Solo - 21/Apr/07

Simon Perry - 2nd O/S - 10/Apr/07 with Ben Hirst

Helen23 - TR - 09/Apr/07 with Paul Alexander

gonzo_ls9 - Lead O/S - 04/Feb/07 with d

davetigger - 2007

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Dec/06

Hidden - Lead - 17/Sep/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/06

Matt Bill Platypus - Lead dog - 10/Jun/06 with Cider Nut

Hidden - Lead - Mar/06

jim robertson - 2006

Hidden - 2006

tomhull - 2006

This is solid 4c and also bold. MVS in the yorkshire guide: big sandbag, would be HVS at froggatt without a doubt :) It snowed heavily on the second half of the rotue which made the top section and then abbing for gear particularly memorable :)
Si dH - Lead O/S - 26/Nov/05 with Bob

Sankey - 2nd O/S - Sep/05 with Luke

Hidden - 2nd - 21/May/05

Nick Beckett - Lead - 2005

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Oct/04

Poor weather, nasty start, interesting chimney
Darrell Read - 2nd - 21/Mar/04

shoulders - Lead - 26/Jun/03 with dave

Hidden - 2nd dog - 2003

Tom Vivian - Lead - 2003

Shaw Brown - 2nd - 30/Sep/02 with David Jones

Nigel Coe - 24/Aug/02 with Tim Dunsby

Hidden - Lead O/S - Apr/02

The Pylon King - Lead O/S - Mar/02 with jonathan t and ginger kate

Hidden - Lead - 2002

innes - Lead O/S - Jun/00 with Ruth

Whealiebob - 2000 with Robin

craig h - 2000

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2000

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2000

Roget - Solo O/S - 28/Oct/99

Tenko - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/98 with Glyn Jones

PaulTanton - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/98

Paul Clarke - Lead - 1992 with Various

John Southworth - Lead O/S - 24/Nov/91

andy@ark - 2nd - Aug/90 with Ian Paterson

Neil R - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/90

RichardMc - Lead rpt - 03/Jun/78 with Keith Peel

RichardMc - Lead O/S - 09/Oct/77 with Betty Seifert

Hidden - Lead - 31/Oct/76

mikej - Solo - 30/Jun/74 with E

mikej - Solo - 18/May/71

Dave Musgrove - Lead - 15/May/71

Hidden - Solo - 1971

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