Rockfax Description
The pleasant crack has a tricky start. © Rockfax

Ticklists: Stanage; Diffs on the cliffs, Stanage Routes BMC Graded List, Jake's Freshers meet ticklist, Stanage Diffs, Stanage for Crack Apprentices.

Hidden 28/May Solo O/S
Allan Watson 27/May Solo
Marq 22/May 2nd O/S
Vicky L 22/May Lead O/S
with Marq
nb148 15/May Lead
with Raj Gautam, Matthew Annette, Nicky Bloor
Hidden 15/May 2nd β
NickstaDB 15/May Lead O/S
with Emma SDMC
Hidden 17/Apr 2nd
RiskyRob 10/Apr 2nd O/S

Tower Face Edge - (D)

with Phil Gillespie
DHHZ 10/Apr Lead O/S
mjackson 03/Apr 2nd
Tony Myers 03/Apr Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Mar Lead
cunijoeme 13/Mar 2nd O/S
kathrynr.bell 28/Feb Lead O/S
Roget 25/Oct/15 Solo O/S
with robin
Kassius 11/Oct/15 Lead rpt
batterj2 10/Oct/15 2nd rpt
Raggar 10/Oct/15 Lead
with Freddie
RM199 03/Oct/15 Solo O/S
Jonathan Hall 03/Oct/15 Solo
Hidden 03/Oct/15 Lead
Mattlamb90 19/Sep/15 2nd β
with Ad Aus
TobyA 05/Sep/15 Solo O/S
Ben Griffiths 15/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with Rich Dallas, Andy Barrow
Hidden 15/Aug/15 2nd O/S
Hidden 18/Jul/15 Lead O/S
nick244 28/Jun/15 -
colin milton 25/Jun/15 Solo
the power 07/Jun/15 Solo O/S
with Billy
phildawson 05/Jun/15 2nd rpt
MikeDowsett 03/Jun/15 Lead
with Dave Bankart, Dave Peck
DaveB61 03/Jun/15 2nd
with Dave Peck, Mike Dowsett
Aline 31/May/15 Solo
Jamie Everitt 30/May/15 Solo O/S
with Jack Buckle, Rob Edwards
gillywillyhoo 25/May/15 Lead
with Chris
andyfry 25/May/15 Lead
riff156 24/May/15 2nd O/S
with Jo Smith
SamT1 16/May/15 2nd β
knighty 16/May/15 Solo O/S

Harder than Percy's Prow.

Kassius 10/May/15 Lead O/S
will_benfold 03/May/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 18/Apr/15 2nd
mrdigitaljedi 18/Apr/15 Lead
mph040272 18/Apr/15 2nd O/S
with alison byrne
alibyrnie 18/Apr/15 Lead
with Matt Harrison
Danm79 08/Apr/15 Solo O/S

Sort of knew it'd have to be a solo given my limited rack. Jammed a thigh into the crack and there it stayed until shuffled to the top.

Hidden 08/Apr/15 2nd
Tru 06/Apr/15 Lead O/S
FlavioL1989 06/Apr/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 06/Apr/15 Lead O/S
rockafunked ?/Apr/15 Lead O/S
Somerset swede basher 20/Mar/15 Solo O/S
Lawray 16/Mar/15 Lead β
SamT1 16/Mar/15 2nd
with LA Wray
sambosanquet101 23/Feb/15 2nd O/S

Climbed in Mountain Boots

with Ian Goldsborough, Chris Rushe
Gentleman Joe 22/Feb/15 Lead O/S

Started snowing as started climbing. Got to top and couldn't see a damn thing as snow was coming upwards and tearing face to shreds. Ellie tried to come up but struggled with the start. Izzy then tried, got further up and stripped the lower bits of gear but then asked to be lowered off. Had to ab down a couple of meters to retrieve last bit of gear, a bastard slotter that was bomber gear but an arse to get out when wanting to run away. Rapidly dismantled belay, coiled rope and ended up taking the long descent in rock boots on snow and ice - sketchy. Didn't die/get frostbite - win! Then had the slightly twitchy-bum drive back down to Hathersage as the snow was settling on the road. Izzy was v. stressed and we lost the back end a couple of times but all survived.

tomlevett 01/Jan/15 -
Canyak ??/2015 -
thomas.veness 02/Nov/14 2nd O/S
royle883 29/Oct/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Oct/14 2nd dog
JulianB 18/Oct/14 Lead O/S
Simon Caldwell 12/Oct/14 2nd O/S

Tricky start - Diff 4a?!?

with Carmen
Hidden 12/Oct/14 Lead O/S
yossarian714 28/Sep/14 Solo O/S
noteviljoe 28/Sep/14 Solo

Part of attempted 100 Solo's (M-VD) [by this late stage just trying to get past 60] in a day. No.64

johngriffin 27/Sep/14 2nd
FernandoHidalgo 23/Aug/14 2nd O/S
Mayaculpa 23/Aug/14 Lead
Hidden 23/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Gibbo 17/Aug/14 Solo
JHiley 07/Aug/14 Solo

A good route. Start is hard for diff. Not really sure how you distinguish this from VD or HD.

with Katy M
Hidden 03/Aug/14 2nd
Hidden 14/Jul/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 14/Jul/14 Solo
Hidden 15/Jun/14 Lead
Hidden 08/Jun/14 2nd
dannyboy83 06/Jun/14 Solo O/S
fosterrobert 01/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Jack
quickdrawmcraw 18/May/14 Lead
with hannah
tomjemmett 17/May/14 Lead O/S
with Emily Beckett
Ablewings 17/May/14 Lead O/S
theycallmefrodo 17/May/14 2nd O/S
with Callum Wagle
mattgrange 04/May/14 2nd
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 03/May/14 Solo O/S
AshBash 10/Apr/14 Solo O/S
adamwesthead 13/Mar/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 01/Mar/14 Solo O/S
phildawson 01/Mar/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 01/Mar/14 Solo O/S
Ciaran Mullan 01/Mar/14 Lead O/S
MrTeej2 27/Feb/14 Solo O/S
Dan Arkle ??/2014 -
simon kimber ??/2014 Solo O/S
Hidden 30/Dec/13 Lead
MarkCunnington 29/Dec/13 Solo O/S
mky77 29/Dec/13 Lead O/S
Brown 01/Dec/13 Solo
with Solo
GStone 17/Nov/13 Lead O/S
Dan3266 17/Nov/13 Lead
with GStone
tgeh 27/Oct/13 Solo O/S
with Liam
Trina B 29/Sep/13 2nd
Killianmurphy 29/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Nick F Smith 04/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with Becky
mevanssmith 01/Sep/13 Lead

Binned out to this due to lack of gear on pizza!

kozzi 31/Aug/13 Lead O/S
John-Henry 31/Aug/13 2nd O/S
treg 28/Aug/13 Solo O/S
Chris Craggs 02/Aug/13 Solo


victim of mathematics 01/Jul/13 Solo rpt
Hidden 30/Jun/13 Solo O/S
church465 10/Jun/13 2nd O/S
SarahP1 08/Jun/13 2nd
with David Proctor
mapperley samurai 26/May/13 2nd
with Ben Moss
joemallia 26/May/13 Solo rpt
with Ignacio del Valle, Paul Whittaker, Mark Sinclair, Jill Whittaker, Fidel Sciamanna
Hidden 25/May/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Apr/13 Solo
sgl 26/Apr/13 Solo
Kirill 20/Apr/13 Solo
mountainpunk 02/Mar/13 2nd
with Tommy
tommylongfellow 02/Mar/13 Lead
Alpenglow 24/Feb/13 Solo O/S
with NUMC
Dan B 05/Jan/13 Lead O/S
with Bev
Hidden 29/Nov/12 Solo
jwhereat 11/Nov/12 Lead O/S
stephen Rowley 20/Oct/12 2nd
with Marc Colbeck
Robbiobaby 20/Oct/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Oct/12 Lead O/S
dsgarner 14/Oct/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Oct/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Oct/12 2nd
Prof. Outdoors 07/Oct/12 2nd
with Lorna
jacobjlloyd 06/Oct/12 Lead
with Sophie
Hidden 15/Sep/12 Lead O/S
y2keable 13/Sep/12 Solo O/S
sophienna 07/Sep/12 TR
jamesgr87 03/Sep/12 Solo O/S
LovelyMrTom 11/Aug/12 2nd
Ejminee 11/Aug/12 Lead
Paul Baxter 11/Aug/12 Lead
with Tom
deacondeacon 26/Jul/12 Solo
David Kay 23/May/12 Solo O/S
wishicud climbHVS 12/May/12 TR

Pretty tough start unless you've got size 15 boots to wedge in the crack.

with The Paw Paws
Steve J T 07/May/12 Lead
Hidden 28/Apr/12 2nd
mullermn 21/Apr/12 Lead O/S

Tricky (/traditional grit) start for the grade. Still wet when we climbed this.

smof 21/Apr/12 2nd
Hidden 14/Apr/12 Solo
Hidden 14/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Ron 25/Mar/12 2nd dog
with Sam
Hidden 25/Mar/12 2nd
RichyBOYY 10/Mar/12 Lead
Morwood 08/Mar/12 2nd
Hidden 26/Feb/12 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2012 -
Hidden ??/2012 -
Alex Cole 05/Nov/11 2nd O/S
with Henry Brown, Alex Wade
joem 05/Nov/11 2nd rpt
Alex Wade 05/Nov/11 Lead O/S
Henry Brown 05/Nov/11 2nd
Legionreturns ?/Nov/11 Solo
Martin Davies 15/Oct/11 Solo O/S
seanlikeskites 09/Sep/11 2nd O/S
jockpat 09/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Mike Soulby 24/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Tom1
Adam1973 14/Aug/11 2nd O/S
stewart murray 14/Aug/11 Lead
MJP 24/Jul/11 Lead O/S

Done having binned off pizza slab

ladymuck 24/Jul/11 2nd
Josh_West 23/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Jul/11 Solo
Hidden 09/Jul/11 Lead
Brannock 01/Jul/11 Solo O/S
John Eley ?/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Jun/11 2nd
victim of mathematics 06/Jun/11 Solo rpt
atch 19/May/11 Lead O/S
with si
hazeysunshine 08/May/11 2nd
with Beatrice
Rhythm24 03/May/11 Solo O/S
Chaos 01/May/11 2nd O/S
with Tony
Raggar 01/May/11 Lead
with Freddie
shaky2 30/Apr/11 2nd
Dr Rorlasaurus 28/Apr/11 Lead
alexanderbeetle 28/Apr/11 2nd
Hidden 19/Apr/11 Lead
papalazarou 15/Apr/11 Lead O/S
McKEuan 13/Apr/11 2nd
Goose4 13/Apr/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 11/Apr/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 10/Apr/11 Solo rpt
jak.kelly 19/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Dave Lacey, Lynnette Evans
Hidden 19/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Mar/11 2nd
knicos 12/Feb/11 2nd
with Sam Taylor
uphillnow ??/2011 -
jcooke33 ??/2011 2nd
akhughes ??/2011 Solo
karlb 24/Nov/10 Lead O/S

Good climb for beginers with bomber protection at top, tricky fist move. Left a 2.5 cam stuck halfway up - no on could budge it - Free to a good home if you can get it out (without dmaging the rock)

Ollie B 20/Nov/10 Solo O/S
kfv 07/Nov/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Oct/10 Solo
ilch 10/Oct/10 Lead O/S
andyjirvin 09/Oct/10 Lead O/S
shepman 17/Sep/10 Lead O/S
with Lizzie Tym
eeonz 04/Sep/10 Lead
batterj2 31/Aug/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 31/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Aug/10 Lead O/S
SteveM 15/Aug/10 Solo
Hidden 08/Aug/10 Solo O/S
GrahamHP 01/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Imogen HP, Katie HP
Hidden 26/Jul/10 TR
kipman725 14/Jul/10 Lead O/S

Skinned my ankle overall quite pleasant.

JackPott 03/Jul/10 Lead
manwithacam 12/Jun/10 Lead

thrutchy start during which I skinned my ankle. Suppose you can call it gritstone rash.

with rachel
Hidden 31/May/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/May/10 Solo O/S
steven24584 23/May/10 -
WRMusall 23/May/10 Lead rpt
with Chris R
Hidden 22/May/10 Lead O/S
Tithe Technique 15/May/10 Lead O/S
chumleywarner 15/May/10 TR O/S
valentinesbabe 15/May/10 2nd O/S

Kev led, Charley soloed

charley 15/May/10 Solo O/S
nickwhimster 02/May/10 Solo O/S
tompilgrem 24/Apr/10 2nd
with Dad
bobpilgrem 24/Apr/10 Lead O/S

Nice route for learners-and away from the crowds.

with Bob/Tom
Lumbering Oaf 24/Apr/10 2nd O/S

Verity back on the case.

Hidden 24/Apr/10 Lead
electriclinz 23/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Robert
Mr Powly 18/Apr/10 Solo


Alaric 17/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Sarah, Ed
Cake 17/Apr/10 Solo O/S
with Roger
Ed Griffin 17/Apr/10 2nd O/S
with Sara Kedge, Alaric
broady 11/Apr/10 Lead O/S

lovely rout on a sunny day

with S Watkiss
Dan_S 11/Apr/10 Lead
freemanTom 10/Apr/10 Solo
Kyle Rance 10/Apr/10 Solo O/S
Ben Watts 10/Apr/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 10/Apr/10 Solo
Hardcore Pat 08/Apr/10 Solo
Tomber 21/Mar/10 Lead O/S

Awkward start, straight forward and not too inspiring after that.

with Dave Laithwaite
Bron 13/Mar/10 Lead O/S
with Tom Stahl
Hidden 06/Mar/10 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2010 -
mountaingoatgirl ??/2010 Solo
Hidden 07/Nov/09 Lead O/S
kitkat78 07/Nov/09 Lead O/S
with SteveM
SteveM 07/Nov/09 2nd
with Kat
Hidden 29/Oct/09 Lead
buxtoncoffeelover 28/Oct/09 Solo
howlingbaboon 23/Oct/09 Solo O/S
Andy Peak 1 18/Oct/09 Lead O/S
with H washbrook
catemuir 17/Oct/09 Lead
with Alex Storkey, Becky Hampshire
Becky H 17/Oct/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 10/Oct/09 Lead O/S
Jim Malo 10/Oct/09 2nd
Hidden 26/Sep/09 Lead O/S
DGY 12/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with John, Barbara, Paul
le_grimpeur 12/Sep/09 Lead
with Barbara
Hidden 22/Aug/09 Lead O/S
natzim 22/Aug/09 2nd O/S
with David Morgan
Brazzer 07/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Mike Tiffany
Graeme Hammond 05/Aug/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 12/Jul/09 Solo O/S
mic_b 27/Jun/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 27/Jun/09 Solo
mrtom ?/Jun/09 Lead O/S
alwyn101 09/May/09 Lead O/S
with Anita
Strong Steve 09/May/09 Solo O/S
riddle 02/May/09 2nd O/S
with Yasmina
Hidden 02/May/09 Lead O/S
LA Bradders ?/May/09 2nd
hazeysunshine 26/Apr/09 Lead O/S
adam carless 18/Apr/09 Solo O/S

traditional crack techniques.

CathS 13/Apr/09 Lead O/S

Bailed out onto this route from Pizza Slab!

Nicos 19/Mar/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 28/Feb/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 21/Feb/09 Solo
jsrous ??/2009 -
Hidden ??/2009 -
powellj69 ??/2009 Lead
Yanis Nayu 22/Nov/08 2nd O/S
with Phil Lucas
Yanis Nayu 22/Nov/08 Lead rpt

Started leading Pizza Slab, didn't fancy it so finished up the Diff crack.

with Phil Lucas
tanssop 22/Nov/08 Lead O/S
with Wayne
tanssop 22/Nov/08 2nd rpt
with Wayne
Hidden 18/Oct/08 2nd O/S
dzlhodgson 18/Oct/08 Lead O/S

Nice easy warm up on a cold day.

with Cate Muir
catemuir 18/Oct/08 2nd

Also seconded by Richard Batstone

with David Hodgson
nicki_2712 18/Oct/08 2nd O/S
with Rob Horton
jameswbrae 18/Oct/08 Lead O/S

easy but green - first lead of the weekend

with Doug
Hidden 28/Sep/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Sep/08 2nd
Hidden 21/Sep/08 Lead O/S
That Shallot 21/Sep/08 2nd
with Jimmy C
tobydunford 15/Aug/08 Solo O/S
mark20 15/Jul/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 13/Jul/08 2nd
bullwinkle 18/May/08 Solo O/S
robotninja 03/May/08 Lead O/S
with Ian Atkins
gambit247 26/Apr/08 2nd O/S 05/Apr/08 Solo O/S
stuckonarock 17/Feb/08 Lead O/S
with Matthew
That Shallot ??/2008 2nd
Ollie Dobson ?/Nov/07 Lead O/S
Mowglee 27/Oct/07 2nd O/S
with Tania
TiffTiff 21/Oct/07 Solo O/S
Hidden 02/Aug/07 Solo O/S
csd23 ?/Aug/07 Lead O/S
jom 04/Jun/07 2nd O/S
with Jason
Hidden 03/Jun/07 Solo O/S
jsw1 03/Jun/07 Lead O/S
popebenedictus 05/May/07 Lead O/S
with Edd Rab
edd rab 05/May/07 2nd O/S
dread-i 28/Apr/07 2nd O/S
with eppa
eppa 28/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with dread-i
JonT 28/Apr/07 2nd O/S
with Helen Edwards
craig matheson ?/Apr/07 Solo
Hidden 27/Mar/07 Solo rpt
victim of mathematics 03/Feb/07 2nd O/S
with Jaime
Hidden ??/2006 Lead
Hidden 24/Sep/05 Lead
andrewbooth1000 02/Apr/05 Lead O/S
with Keira
Tobias at Home ??/2005 -
Hidden 27/May/03 2nd
babymoac 16/Jun/02 Solo
DerwentDiluted 10/May/02 Solo
Ropeboy 17/Mar/02 Solo
Hidden 24/Jun/01 Lead RP
bigphil 21/May/01 Lead O/S
with Kate
PenJD 05/Aug/00 Lead O/S
with Kathrin Stallard
Allan Young 30/Apr/00 Lead O/S
with Michelle Ryan
Hidden ?/May/99 Solo
Hidden ??/1999 2nd O/S
rocktigger ??/1998 Solo
Hidden ??/1996 Lead O/S
Chris Ellis 02/May/95 Solo
CrashMat Rob ??/1995 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/May/94 Solo
Hidden 08/May/94 2nd
atom 31/Aug/93 2nd
with Sheila Ellison
Andy Say 03/Jul/90 Solo
goi.ashmore 23/Sep/89 Solo O/S
samt 04/Jul/89 Lead
with Dad, Griff
BRUCESTRAC ??/1988 -
with Chris Cracknell,Various
Iain Thow 13/Jun/87 Solo
steve prior ?/Jun/86 Solo
tapley 28/Jul/83 Solo
Rob Davies 24/Apr/82 Solo
Hidden 29/Mar/78 Solo
MikeDowsett ??/1978 Lead
Nigel Bond 14/May/77 Solo
mikej 23/Feb/74 Solo
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