Rockfax Description
The tight groove is trickier and better then it looks. © Rockfax

Andy Hardy 25/Oct 2nd rpt
Hidden 25/Oct -
Niamh.Mullen 25/Oct 2nd
with Daryl
philmitch 11/Oct Lead O/S
MSchobitz 03/Oct Solo O/S
matt.stevenson 27/Sep Lead rpt
Hidden 27/Sep 2nd dog
TomOliver 27/Sep Lead O/S
Amy Sears 27/Sep 2nd
Keenb 19/Sep 2nd
kez1 ?/Sep Lead O/S
with Andrew Boardman
Harri777 18/Jul 2nd
with Yvonne, Simon H
Neil R 05/Jul 2nd

Better than it looks.

with Matty
mfisher 05/Jul Lead O/S
with Neil
Rockafella 07/Jun Lead O/S

Tricky start. Not a whole lot of fun!

HannahGo 27/May Lead O/S
paulwaterhouse 27/May 2nd O/S
with Hannah Godden
twildingsteele 25/May 2nd
Hidden 21/May Lead O/S
Chris Ellis 10/May Lead
with Louise Pellett
Griff1990 04/May 2nd rpt
with George Stevens
Tslater ?/May Lead O/S

First hs

Hidden 11/Apr Lead dog
leopolian 11/Apr 2nd O/S
sam26051 15/Feb Lead
with Michael Peirson
Karlos 26/Oct/14 2nd O/S
ryan_d 25/Oct/14 Lead O/S

Insecure climbing initially, but it gets easier. First moves don't have great holds. Short and fairly steep. Definitely harder end of HS if not VS.

with Will Weir
mikestr555 12/Oct/14 2nd
zcsharp 12/Oct/14 Lead O/S
with Rob Clarke
matt.stevenson 21/Sep/14 Lead O/S
JdotP 14/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Stefanie Pohlmann
Chris M 23/Aug/14 AltLd
with Dan G
philgillespie 26/Jul/14 2nd
Jim Slater 05/Jul/14 Solo O/S
clairemathews 22/Jun/14 2nd
GrahamHP 22/Jun/14 Lead dog

Tough route

with Claire Bear
Hidden 22/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/May/14 Lead
Hidden 13/Apr/14 2nd O/S
Mike Soulby 13/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Rosie
scott.hill 13/Apr/14 Lead O/S
jvarmstrong 13/Apr/14 Lead
with Chris
Ali Mortazavi 13/Apr/14 2nd
with Scott
Hidden 13/Apr/14 Lead
Chris Manasseh 13/Apr/14 2nd
with John Armstrong
GLO 13/Apr/14 Lead
stonemikey 30/Mar/14 2nd
JDG2428 30/Mar/14 Lead
Hidden 29/Mar/14 TR O/S
Nick205228 15/Mar/14 Lead
Hidden 15/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Rockafella 09/Mar/14 2nd β

Small wire placements only. A touch green but nice layoffs.

with Krish
Hidden 09/Mar/14 2nd O/S
rohai545 09/Mar/14 Lead
with Matt Bell
daviesp2 08/Mar/14 2nd
with Matt S
Alfie Conn ??/2014 -
andy.smythe 07/Dec/13 Lead
Hidden 06/Oct/13 Lead
RKirke 06/Oct/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 29/Sep/13 Lead O/S
pimpy 22/Sep/13 Lead
with Siobhan
Siobhan McGowan 22/Sep/13 2nd
Hidden 22/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Ian JL 21/Sep/13 Lead O/S
grivers86 08/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with Darren Davis
Jimbo C 08/Sep/13 Lead O/S

Couple of awkward moves, but nice enough.

with Will
hlegge 30/Aug/13 Solo O/S
Smelly_James 18/Aug/13 2nd dnf

Weak moves; disappointing retreat

with Tom Hunter
RobScarisbrick 03/Aug/13 Lead


AndyPagett 24/Jun/13 Lead O/S

First HS lead... probably not the best choice given the spurious small wire placements, but hey, I made it unscathed.

with Adam Mitchell
Hidden 24/Jun/13 Lead O/S
onlyfoddington 08/Jun/13 Lead O/S
ColinD 06/Jun/13 2nd
with jonathan pcc
idiotproof (Buxton MC) 27/May/13 -

felt stiff.... top is awkward

Katya 19/May/13 Lead O/S
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 19/May/13 2nd O/S
gw3285 12/May/13 2nd
Peter Lovell 05/May/13 Lead O/S
angie 03/May/13 Lead O/S
theandthem 27/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Thinker01 27/Apr/13 2nd O/S
with Becster
becster 27/Apr/13 Lead
Hidden 21/Apr/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 21/Apr/13 2nd O/S
Paul Hy 20/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Andy S
Hidden 20/Apr/13 Lead
Hidden 20/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Apr/13 2nd
andy.smythe 20/Apr/13 2nd
with Paul Hy
cem 14/Apr/13 2nd
jamie d 13/Apr/13 2nd
mapperley samurai 04/Mar/13 Lead O/S
with Ben Moss, John Cook
Mr Fuller 03/Mar/13 2nd O/S
bigredsquirrel 03/Mar/13 Lead O/S
JM0rrison 02/Mar/13 Lead O/S
alp79 02/Feb/13 Lead
ashtond6 02/Feb/13 2nd
steven24584 ??/2013 -
Ian Hylands ??/2013 Lead O/S
with Piers Turnbull
Stopsy 18/Nov/12 2nd O/S
the power 08/Nov/12 Lead O/S

good climb on good rock

with ken
williap 03/Nov/12 2nd
sam26051 21/Oct/12 2nd
AlexFletcher 20/Oct/12 Lead
GuitarGenius92 20/Oct/12 Lead O/S
bsparky 20/Oct/12 Lead O/S
StefanieG 20/Oct/12 2nd O/S
Oo 14/Oct/12 Lead
Hidden 07/Oct/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 07/Oct/12 2nd
pbuggy91 23/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Legs 22/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Sarah
jhsp 22/Sep/12 2nd

Thuggy and unpleasant. I've climbed easier VS.

theycallmefrodo 22/Sep/12 2nd O/S
Puma 22/Sep/12 Lead
Hidden 22/Sep/12 2nd
Rob Laird 16/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Mick Loughran 16/Sep/12 -
with Kirsty Greenhead, Rob Laird
Griff1990 02/Sep/12 Lead O/S
atom 02/Sep/12 Solo
Strachan 02/Sep/12 2nd rpt

Messy failed attempt at leading it first.

franhammond92 01/Sep/12 Lead
Alex.M-M. 01/Sep/12 Solo O/S
JHiley 01/Sep/12 2nd
with Fran
treg 18/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with Dan Osbaldeston
DanOsb 18/Aug/12 2nd
Mike Bayley 11/Aug/12 2nd
with John Sellars
Graeme Hammond 02/Aug/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 22/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Webster 02/Jun/12 Solo O/S

good fist jam at half way

darlolad 27/May/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/May/12 Lead O/S
Steve J T 06/May/12 Lead
Joey C 26/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Dan Vaj 20/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with L Vajzovic
ajc 18/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Mel
Hidden 18/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Mar/12 2nd
Hidden 14/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Feb/12 Solo O/S
ilch 22/Jan/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Jan/12 Lead O/S
partz 22/Jan/12 2nd O/S
with Alex Linge, Homer
Oceanic 08/Jan/12 -
Hidden 08/Jan/12 Lead O/S
BenFitzG ??/2012 Solo O/S
charlietorrance 21/Nov/11 2nd O/S
wi11 20/Nov/11 Lead O/S

Bit horrible and wet, nothing special and probably not one I will go back for

Hidden 13/Nov/11 -
PeteH 12/Nov/11 Solo O/S
Richie Rich 12/Nov/11 Lead O/S
with Tom Reed, Pete Colley
jules1990 ?/Nov/11 Lead O/S
adam carless 23/Oct/11 2nd rpt
Shancock1 15/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Oct/11 2nd
Mikael 24/Sep/11 Lead
jaimer 24/Sep/11 2nd
Hidden 04/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Sep/11 -
jonnohodgson1 29/Aug/11 Lead O/S
goddamm7 15/Aug/11 Lead
with karen hallam
Amy Kilpin 31/Jul/11 Lead
Andrew Cross 26/Jul/11 Lead O/S

Managed to get a couple of bomber hand and fist jams in.

stevetheleg 26/Jul/11 2nd O/S
Phil Cox 29/Jun/11 2nd
with John Coe
Hidden 29/Jun/11 Lead O/S
fulton333 04/Jun/11 Lead
lanc23 03/Jun/11 Lead O/S
PhilCartwright 29/May/11 Lead O/S
with Sarah Kelly
andy_e 23/May/11 2nd O/S
Double Knee Bar 22/May/11 Lead O/S
with TomBond
gingerwolf 22/May/11 2nd O/S
mariannekhoo 15/May/11 Lead O/S

Rockfax description is somewhat misleading - very limited opportunities for gear, and there isn't very much at the top for an anchor.

Fiona McFarlane 15/May/11 2nd
with Marianne Khoo
Hidden 08/May/11 Lead O/S
GermanAlex 08/May/11 Lead O/S
lucasp 02/May/11 Lead O/S
with keith lmc
daviesp2 01/May/11 2nd
k2blow ?/May/11 Lead O/S

short but sweet

with john howes
Julesthe1st 30/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Gemma
MarkCunnington 10/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Mike Bayley 10/Apr/11 Lead rpt
with Jeremy Hall
Neil Rodgers (PCC) 03/Apr/11 2nd O/S

Preferred it when I lead it, seemed easier

with micksissons, Rosa Vilaseca
Hidden 26/Mar/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 26/Mar/11 Lead
Laura-lou 25/Mar/11 Lead

Recommended this to a friend on the basis of the guidebook which said it had good protection and good holds...he found it slippy and difficult to get gear in and I didnt find it much easier

with Matt Snell
minirollsrule 25/Mar/11 2nd O/S

backed off and let laura lead... should have manned up and lead it!

with laura norcop
Tom Hobbs 20/Mar/11 2nd O/S
mattmu 20/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Jake Young 14/Mar/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 29/Jan/11 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2011 2nd
jcooke33 ??/2011 2nd O/S
with Joshua West, James Turner
tomturrell ??/2011 Lead
Hidden 07/Nov/10 Lead O/S
Josh_West 07/Nov/10 2nd
Neil Rodgers (PCC) 06/Nov/10 Lead O/S

Enjoyed this a lot, much better than it looks with lots of gear and jugs at the top. A few balancy delicate moves in the middle

with Helen PCC
Hidden 06/Nov/10 2nd
phildavies84 30/Oct/10 2nd O/S

Jamie took a 3m fall from the start on a no 1 nut!! very impressive. His 1st lead fall

with Jamie
Hidden 27/Oct/10 Lead O/S
erica 25/Oct/10 2nd
with John
John Brayshaw 25/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with Erica
Hidden 24/Oct/10 Solo O/S
kermit_uk 12/Sep/10 2nd O/S
with Steve Woolass
pebbles 05/Sep/10 2nd
with rob
lithos 05/Sep/10 Lead
JonathanJones 02/Sep/10 2nd O/S
with Matt T
Andy Hardy 01/Sep/10 2nd
parksy986 30/Aug/10 Lead O/S
batterj2 11/Aug/10 2nd O/S
melonmike 08/Aug/10 2nd O/S
with Maria
Hidden 08/Aug/10 Solo O/S
Danny Crump 11/Jul/10 Lead O/S
LiL Saz 11/Jul/10 2nd
Hidden 16/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Pelleas 15/Jun/10 2nd
with Martin
Martin Stevens 15/Jun/10 Lead rpt
with Pelleas
Richard G Wilkinson 13/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Dimitris Perdikou
dimwit18 13/Jun/10 2nd O/S
gethin_allen 05/Jun/10 -
with Pete V
glennofsheff 20/May/10 Lead O/S

nice little route looks tricky at first sight takes a bit of thought . thin climbing for first half holds get better with height , gear good but not obvious

Hidden 17/May/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 11/May/10 Lead O/S
mills85 02/May/10 2nd O/S
ben_250 02/May/10 Lead O/S
with Dave, Beth
James Oakes 24/Apr/10 Solo O/S
braders94 24/Apr/10 Lead O/S
ig248 11/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Sytske
Sytske 11/Apr/10 -
fifth ??/2010 -
nathanlee 15/Nov/09 Solo O/S

wet not nice

lrandall 18/Oct/09 Lead

Andy backed of the reachey crux so I went up and finished it. A tricky move for the grade, but the rest of the route is VDiff climbing.

with Andy B
Hidden 17/Oct/09 Lead O/S
robjc89 ?/Oct/09 Lead O/S
with Tom Mayes
kitkat78 27/Sep/09 Lead rpt
with Helen T
gw66 22/Sep/09 Lead
benchwarmer 18/Aug/09 Solo
mrtom ?/Jul/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Jun/09 2nd O/S
stevefromstoke 21/Jun/09 TR β
with dan lead, mart 2nd
James_D 18/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Esther
Irn Bruce 14/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Mark Stitson (ULGMC) 13/Jun/09 Lead
with Haggis Harris
Hidden 13/Jun/09 2nd O/S
lost.arrow 24/May/09 -
with Emma Veitch
D4VID 23/May/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/May/09 Lead O/S
Chris Plewa ?/May/09 Lead O/S
spragglerocks 26/Apr/09 Lead dog
Mike Bayley 25/Apr/09 Lead rpt
with Martin Stevens
Hidden 25/Apr/09 2nd rpt
PanzerHanzler 11/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with David Rafe
The_Boy_ODwyer 21/Mar/09 Lead O/S

was fairly obvious once I realised there were two little ledges for feet, one on top of the other for a nice little layback

with Tom
AJ007 15/Mar/09 Solo
LittleJoe 21/Feb/09 Lead O/S

Hard for 4b, 4c? Polished

with Brindo
brindo 21/Feb/09 2nd
AlistairB 18/Jan/09 2nd O/S
with John
Hidden ??/2009 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Nov/08 Lead O/S
asmith37 22/Nov/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Nov/08 2nd O/S
Hidden 12/Oct/08 2nd O/S
SteveM 12/Oct/08 Lead O/S
with Kat
kitkat78 12/Oct/08 2nd O/S
with SteveM
Bisteris 11/Oct/08 Lead O/S
Rose Williams 21/Sep/08 2nd O/S
with cocky
matsavage 11/Aug/08 Lead O/S
edd rab 07/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Adrien Scott
adrianscott 07/Jun/08 2nd
with Edd Rab
Hidden 07/May/08 Lead dnf
Rampikino 26/Apr/08 Lead
with Cat
Hidden 09/Apr/08 Solo
donkster ?/Feb/08 Lead O/S
with ben
cooper leek ?/Feb/08 2nd O/S
with donk
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead 07/Oct/07 Lead O/S

Felt at least a bit stiff in the grade to me. Belay was fiddly.

with Max (ukcmc)
richw2k2 23/Sep/07 2nd O/S

Aspirants Meet

with Tommo
Hidden 15/Sep/07 Lead O/S
Brown 06/Aug/07 Solo O/S
Hidden 29/Jul/07 Solo
Hidden 19/Jun/07 Lead O/S
Dhonny_Jaws 19/Jun/07 2nd O/S
paul_d 02/Jun/07 Lead O/S
wwykeham 02/Jun/07 2nd O/S
Byronius Maximus 31/Mar/07 2nd dog
Guy Wilson 31/Mar/07 Lead O/S
with Shaun Bayes
MaccMark 26/Mar/07 Lead
Hidden ??/2007 -
Hidden 03/May/06 2nd
oldmanrivers ??/2006 Solo
dannyboy83 ?/Feb/04 Solo O/S
bunnikins 31/May/03 2nd
with Laurence
r@bag 31/May/03 Lead O/S
with Bernie
Marq 15/Mar/03 Lead O/S
with Daniel Dennehy
sammoore ?/Aug/02 Lead O/S
DerwentDiluted 17/Jul/02 Lead
with J. Ellson
Hidden 04/May/02 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/May/02 2nd
Hidden 04/May/02 2nd
Phil West 02/Jun/01 Lead O/S
with David Atherton
Hidden 02/Jun/01 Lead
Hidden ?/Jun/01 2nd
Hidden 29/May/01 2nd
Hidden 29/May/01 Lead
Hidden 12/Aug/00 2nd
Budge 20/Jul/00 2nd O/S
with Carl Tiivas, Mike Oates
Roget 07/Feb/99 Solo O/S
Hidden 24/Jun/98 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/1997 -
JiveWeasel 28/Sep/96 Lead
Adam Greenwood ?/Apr/95 Solo O/S
adam carless ??/1994 2nd rpt
Rog Wilko ?/Feb/93 Lead
with Debbie Wilkinson
craig d ??/1993 -
Rob Davies ?/Mar/91 Lead
with Mick Moss
Iain Thow 11/Jul/90 Lead

In semi dark

with Bill ? (Aston)
Laramadness 31/Mar/89 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/1989 -
angry pirate ??/1989 -
goi.ashmore 14/Feb/88 Solo O/S
Dave Musgrove 10/Jan/88 AltLd
with David
Raggar 19/Sep/87 2nd
with Steve P
J R R Hartley ?/May/86 Lead O/S
with Stan the Man
nigehughes ?/Jun/84 Lead
with Paul Stephenson
charlesmfrench 28/Nov/82 Solo O/S
Hammy 17/Jun/82 Solo
with Fai Kwong, Richard West
ewar woowar ??/1982 -
Nigel Bond 27/May/80 Solo
Hidden ??/1978 Solo O/S
Hidden 21/Jul/77 Solo O/S
Nigel Bond 02/Jul/75 Lead
with John
Andy Say ??/1974 Lead
rogerskews ??/1973 -
mikej 08/Oct/72 Solo
Hidden 28/Feb/70 Lead O/S
uphillnow ??/1970 -
mikej 04/Oct/69 Solo
with Geoff Williams
mikej 23/Jul/66 Solo
with Ted Markham
Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
High VS
Mid VS
Low VS
High HS
Mid HS
Low HS
High S
Mid S
Low S
Votes cast 47
High 5a
Mid 5a
Low 5a
High 4c
Mid 4c
Low 4c
High 4b
Mid 4b
Low 4b
High 4a
Mid 4a
Low 4a
Votes cast 48
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Style of ascent
Alt Leads
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