Back to Sandy Lane VD
[Back to Sandy Lane VD Fairy Cave Quarry, 3 kb]18m. Below the Alpine Ridge are a small grey wall and a larger brown wall to its right. Climb the groove at the junction of the walls and step right to a tree. Move up left of the tree; then step right and climb cracks to the top.
J Hitchins, Ms A Derodra 07/Apr/2002

Photo: Back to Sandy Lane VD Fairy Cave Quarry © Derby Grit

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This climb is in 103 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Nov/14

JamesRich - 2nd O/S - 01/Nov/14 with Lewis

jayyaj - Solo O/S - 05/Oct/14

Mayaculpa - Solo - 05/Oct/14 with Jason

Mayaculpa - 2nd - 21/Sep/14 with Kate

Better (and safer) than it looks from below as the rock gets better and the climbing more interesting once you move right out of the sandy corner. According to the topo, I moved onto the adjoining Severe route at the top, but I'm pretty certain I followed the description and it didn't feel Severe so I think the topo may be slightly out. I only got one runner in below the tree but the climbing is pretty easy and there are plenty of runners above. Glad I bought the hexes as they were the only gear I could get in for a belay at the top (but I got three, so it's not exactly sparse). Topping out onto the narrow ridge is a nice touch, gives a great belay situation.
Oujmik - Lead O/S - Sep/14 with Jyoti

spot on for grade, excellent rock
wilf - 2nd O/S - 06/Aug/14 with nick f

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/14

alibyrnie - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/14 with Alistair Logan

mph040272 - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/14 with Tamsin Ross Browne

solo to supervise gemma on her first trad lead
Tom Harper - Solo O/S - 19/Jun/14

Mayaculpa - Solo - 08/Jun/14

Mayaculpa - Lead - 08/Jun/14 with Alex H

felixizzy - Solo O/S - 22/May/14

winter hill1 - Lead - 12/May/14 with amanda morgan

Also climbed by mum.
swhite - Lead O/S - 05/May/14 with Kerry Bosworth

BallsOfSteel - Solo O/S - 03/May/14

the ant hill mob - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/14 with Jessica Crump

Tomasz Kawka - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/14 with Andy B.

Hidden - Lead rpt - 19/Apr/14

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 14/Mar/14

Hidden - Lead - 14/Mar/14

Echna - Solo O/S - 09/Mar/14 with Rich

climbed first half of the VD then second half of the S on its right
Chazwoz - Solo - 16/Feb/14

Matt's Clean Onsite!
David Staples - 2nd O/S - Dec/13 with Matt Saunders

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Nov/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 23/Nov/13

Hidden - Solo rpt - 15/Oct/13

Hidden - Solo O/S - 06/Oct/13

Wet morning, muddy route
dereke12000 - Lead RP - 22/Sep/13 with Rob

matthewpwilson - 2nd - 26/Aug/13 with Ed W, Laura

laura wilson - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/13 with matthewpwilson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/13

Stuart William - Solo rpt - 28/Jul/13

mattc - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/13

blackninja17 - TR O/S - 05/Jul/13 with Tom Biles, Vicky Tapsell

Thought I was on Little Steve's. Didn't read the guide very well.
Stuart William - Lead O/S - 20/May/13 with Ben F

jslater1445 - Lead - 18/May/13 with Nick Arrandale

Hidden - Solo rpt - 23/Apr/13

Chris Redding - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/13 with Tom Redding

robbiek - Lead - 17/Apr/13 with Caroline Web

Neil Gay - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/13 with Ben Bird

BenBird - 2nd O/S - 06/Apr/13 with Neil Gay

HairyBean - Lead O/S - 03/Mar/13 with Natalie Burke

Bit on the easy side and dirty
MartinN - Lead O/S - 03/Mar/13

*girl - 2nd O/S - 03/Mar/13 with Rick Simper

Ian JL - Lead O/S - 13/Jan/13 with Beth Frampton

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Jan/13

Very muddy at the moment!
BBEENN - Lead O/S - 09/Jan/13

Nix33 - 2013

stoneback - 2nd O/S - 11/Nov/12 with Dean

arandall - 2nd O/S - 10/Nov/12 with Liz

Lizzie Randall - Lead O/S - 10/Nov/12 with Alex

TomGudgeon - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/12 with Matt Williams

robertharris7 - Lead O/S - 07/Sep/12 with wayne clark

BBEENN - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/12

James26 - 2nd - 04/Sep/12

klo1981 - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/12 with Steve Collard

riff156 - 2nd O/S - 19/Aug/12 with kate Brown

Fairly muddy after weeks of rain.
lazzaw - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/12 with Jonathan Cook, Andrew Porter

ape1980 - 2nd O/S - 09/Aug/12 with lazzaw

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Aug/12

Hidden - Lead - 04/Aug/12

stranter - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/12 with Neil, Colin

Josh_West - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/12

mattx1123 - 2nd O/S - 19/Jun/12 with josh west

j miller - 2012

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Nov/11

A route that is much nicer than it looks and with a bit of cleaning will be worth doing
Stephanie R - Solo - 14/Oct/11 with Solo

teh_mark - Lead O/S - 18/Sep/11 with Adam Kidson

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/Aug/11

Hidden - Lead - 02/Aug/11

Hidden - Lead - 26/Jun/11

stuntsbyjon - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/11

Hidden - 2nd - 24/May/11

Hidden - Lead - 03/May/11

Hidden - Lead - May/11

Hidden - Lead - May/11

Andyh83 - Solo O/S - 29/Mar/11

bpmclimb - Solo O/S - 13/Mar/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 25/Oct/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/10

Outdoorfun37 - Lead - 15/Jul/09 with Chris Wright

cas smerdon - Lead - 15/Jul/09 with chris y

JJMOZ - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/09 with Jonny Cooper

Hidden - 2nd - 10/Jun/09

JJMOZ - TR - 10/Jun/09 with Jonny Cooper

Can't remember who I climbed it with - some guy called Matt
bobumf - 2nd O/S - 31/May/09

tractorbachcoch - Lead O/S - 22/Nov/08 with Teresa

Lady T - 2nd O/S - 22/Nov/08 with Iwan

richardadventurecafe - Lead - 08/Nov/08 with Skye McLaughlin

allanfarrell - Lead O/S - 31/May/08 with Chris Harding

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2008

richardadventurecafe - Lead - 25/Nov/07 with Stevan James

dcomeau - Solo O/S - 08/Sep/07

guy xavier percival - Solo O/S - 09/Aug/07 with none

ebunick - Solo O/S - 18/Feb/07

Hidden - Lead - 11/Nov/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/06

Phil Murray - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/06 with Caroline Barrington

Paul Robertson - Solo O/S - 14/Apr/06

robgilchrist - Lead - Apr/06

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