Rockfax Description
The major rift that divides the buttress is awkward, gritty and polished. It provides access to Robin Hood's Cave. © Rockfax

Ticklists: Stanage; Diffs on the cliffs.

onlyfoddington 29/Nov Solo O/S

Frying pan solo. Started up Saturday and got benighted halfway up. Finished Sunday morning in an absolute gale.

with Yin
althesin 20/Nov Solo
BStar 01/Nov Solo O/S

Though this was a descent route, went up in trainers and rucksack to get to the top of the edge

with Rachael
Tom.Priestley 03/Oct Solo O/S


EBailey 06/Aug Solo O/S
robblowen 18/Jul Solo O/S

In descent.

with Munch
mackroyd 18/Jul Lead
with Rui Texeria
ColdAndWet 11/Jul Lead
JediClimber 11/Jul 2nd
ian d f 10/Jul Solo O/S
jonathan_doyle 10/Jul Solo O/S
LakesWinter 05/Jul Solo


with No one
PeteNichols 04/Jul Solo O/S
phildawson 23/May Solo O/S
Hidden 17/May Solo
Chris Oldfield 12/May Solo rpt

sheltering from the worst of the weather

with Katherine Oldfield
samulejones 08/May Lead
Chris Oldfield 03/May Solo O/S

showing everyone the cave on their first trip to Stanage. Have played around on it and used it as a downclimb a few times before.

with John Crewe, Tom Woodroof, Francis Warrick
MSchobitz 18/Apr Solo O/S
ht543 09/Apr AltLd
with Krish
rohai545 09/Apr AltLd
with Helen
terri.lea-hunter ?/Dec/14 2nd
danny269 29/Oct/14 2nd

Laurence led then we all re-climbed with a top rope with full sacks for a night in RH cave

with Laurence & Lena
yossarian714 28/Sep/14 Solo O/S
noteviljoe 28/Sep/14 Solo

What would prove to be about half way through what we managed of attempted 100 Solo's (M-VD) in a day.

Darryl.h ?/Sep/14 Lead O/S
fuzzysheep01 05/Aug/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 17/Jul/14 Solo
Cheese Monkey 10/Jul/14 Solo O/S


with Mike
Mayaculpa 09/Jul/14 Solo


with Ben
Hidden 05/Jul/14 Solo
Mongoose 28/Jun/14 Solo O/S

In kicking boots to access the top of the crag to help Anyamal with belays.

iainsanderson 25/Jun/14 Solo O/S
bazilikiukas 10/Jun/14 Solo

Had no choice :)

WhipperSnapper ?/Jun/14 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/May/14 Solo O/S
cjcuni ?/Apr/14 Solo O/S
MatthewH 10/Feb/14 Solo
Dan Arkle ??/2014 -
dannyboy83 04/Nov/13 Solo O/S
peter.ravenscroft27 07/Oct/13 Solo

our path to bivvey in the cave.

with Sean Holmes
Andy Moles 30/Sep/13 Solo O/S
with -
Hidden 18/Sep/13 Solo
David Kay 18/Aug/13 Solo O/S
victim of mathematics 01/Jul/13 Solo rpt
Nick_Merriman ?/Jun/13 Lead O/S
CKegan 28/Apr/13 Solo

To get to cave and out again, managed to avoid (dog?) poo!

gavinpeach 20/Apr/13 Solo O/S
Hidden 20/Apr/13 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2013 -
kez1 10/Nov/12 Solo rpt
with ian clare, rob rendle
Hidden 07/Oct/12 Solo O/S
deacondeacon 26/Jul/12 Solo
ianstevens 21/Jul/12 Solo O/S
JamesRich 13/Jul/12 Solo O/S

Up and down a few times to access the cave, water was streaming down it.

Quarryboy 13/Jul/12 Solo O/S

Climbed in order to get to the cave so we could dry off and dump are kit there before setting off on the 2 mile hike down to Hathersage.

Stanners 12/Jul/12 Solo O/S

Route to get into bed that night ! :P

with Martin Stanfield
Stanley 11/Jul/12 Solo O/S
with James Rich, Stanners, Jack Bradbrook
dannygiblin ?/Jun/12 -
rocktigger 27/May/12 Solo O/S
sam26051 24/May/12 2nd
with Nadine Fecht, AlexFletcher
Hidden 24/May/12 2nd
AlexFletcher 24/May/12 Lead
with Nadine Fecht, Sam Hinson
Mr Fuller 11/May/12 Solo O/S

Up to the cave.

mattwilk 05/May/12 Solo O/S

Climbing up after and whilst belaying Mike to help him learn gear placement, not the best choice of route for it!

with Mike
Pike 05/May/12 Lead β

Moved up this one Alpine style, a gear placing exercise.

alooker ?/May/12 Solo

Big boots/rucksacks and headtorches. Someone had left a brown package underneath the upper wall section, charming...

Dafydd Llywelyn 22/Apr/12 Solo O/S
ERH 22/Apr/12 Solo
Dave 88 17/Apr/12 Solo rpt

Descended twice after routes.

with Kemics
Kemics 17/Apr/12 Solo O/S

Down climbed

with Dave 88
Dave 88 14/Apr/12 Solo O/S


with Kemics
GermanAlex 02/Apr/12 Solo O/S

in trainers, escaping from the drizzle

mksmith35 30/Mar/12 Solo O/S
Dan0Me 30/Mar/12 Solo
charley 14/Mar/12 Solo O/S
with Ange
Hidden 10/Mar/12 Solo
AdamBrown 10/Mar/12 Solo
kez1 25/Feb/12 Solo O/S
with jack hockenhull, conor forshaw
Jay C 28/Jan/12 Solo O/S
with Fran S, Jack N
Scott Dunkley ??/2012 -
Hidden ??/2012 Solo
TGreen 19/Nov/11 Solo O/S
Clay C 05/Nov/11 Solo O/S
cbeard 05/Nov/11 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Nov/11 Solo O/S
ryansb90 30/Oct/11 Solo O/S
vshadow 30/Oct/11 Lead O/S

windy and wet.

Ed Westwood 15/Oct/11 Solo O/S
with Ben Harper
apd 10/Oct/11 Solo O/S

Wet and windy fun.

with Will
mountaingoatgirl 02/Oct/11 Solo
Hidden 01/Oct/11 Solo
victim of mathematics 15/Sep/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 05/Sep/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 05/Sep/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 05/Sep/11 Solo rpt
Hidden 28/Jul/11 Solo rpt
buxtoncoffeelover 28/Jul/11 Solo
Hidden 14/Jul/11 Solo
TRFrost 10/Jul/11 Solo O/S
jadias 09/Jul/11 2nd rpt

4th night spent in the cave...

eeonz 09/Jul/11 Lead
jadias 08/Jul/11 2nd rpt

3rd night bivvying in the cave...

eeonz 08/Jul/11 Lead
jadias 07/Jul/11 2nd rpt

Another night in the cave...

eeonz 07/Jul/11 Lead
jadias 06/Jul/11 2nd

Slept in the cave with the window for the first of four nights! Cold, wet and windy!

eeonz 06/Jul/11 Lead
t_stork 27/Jun/11 Solo
with Anna Wells
Anna_wells 26/Jun/11 Solo
with Tom _ Stork
Cwallace 16/Jun/11 Lead
Gerallt Owain 04/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Jun/11 2nd O/S
daviesp2 02/Jun/11 Solo

Up and down rescuing girls from the cave.

Hidden 16/May/11 Solo
Cwallace 16/May/11 Solo
Hidden 06/May/11 Lead
Hidden 29/Apr/11 Solo O/S
Ade7 27/Apr/11 Solo O/S


Hidden 27/Apr/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 27/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Apr/11 Solo
Hidden ?/Apr/11 Lead O/S
little trev 24/Mar/11 Solo
spooksthehorse 24/Mar/11 Solo
with Joe, Trev
joe.91 08/Mar/11 Solo O/S
bigzy86 06/Mar/11 Lead β
Glasera 22/Feb/11 Lead O/S
with Clare Wayman
uphillnow ??/2011 -
LP ??/2011 -
Hidden ?/Dec/10 -
phleppy 17/Nov/10 Solo

With rucksacs & bouldering mat is not advised!

andy_e 26/Sep/10 Solo O/S
Nick1812P 30/Aug/10 Solo O/S
with Jamie
JamieSparkes 16/Aug/10 Solo O/S
with Thomas
djcarter ?/May/10 Solo O/S

Barefoot solo a couple of times when stayed in the cave (blisters!)

paddywalsh11 25/Apr/10 Solo
with James Walsh
Hidden 18/Apr/10 2nd O/S
Hidden ?/Apr/10 Solo O/S
Laurence Everitt 13/Mar/10 Solo O/S
andrew sandercock 07/Mar/10 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2010 -
stefie c ??/2010 Solo
Hidden 15/Nov/09 Solo O/S
stargazerhill 09/Oct/09 Solo O/S
Philsy 06/Sep/09 2nd
with Dave Hall
robjc89 ?/Aug/09 2nd O/S
with Tom Houston
Peter Foster 26/Jul/09 2nd O/S
frecro 04/Jul/09 Solo O/S
dansmonkeytroubles 04/Jul/09 Solo O/S
with Paul Burren
mic_b 27/Jun/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 27/Jun/09 Solo
Graeme Hammond 12/Jun/09 Solo O/S
IBR Paul 24/May/09 Solo O/S
fatbuoybazza 26/Apr/09 Solo
Hidden 26/Apr/09 Solo O/S
Mr. K 12/Apr/09 Solo O/S
davidwright 15/Mar/09 2nd O/S
with Sam
TomWebber 15/Mar/09 Solo
Hidden 15/Mar/09 Lead
Hidden 20/Feb/09 Solo O/S
BRUCESTRAC ??/2009 -
Hidden ??/2009 Solo
mark_jc ??/2009 -
katyc ??/2009 Solo

En route to a night in the cave! Fun times!

Hidden 11/Oct/08 Solo O/S
Tomprusk 11/Oct/08 Solo
C@rwyn 11/Oct/08 Solo O/S
SteveM 09/Oct/08 Solo O/S
ianjdodd 14/Sep/08 Lead O/S
popebenedictus 29/Aug/08 Solo O/S
with Soloed
adrianscott 29/Aug/08 Solo
dj_brigham05 19/Jul/08 Solo O/S
chris2451 19/Jul/08 Solo O/S
Kenny Larsen 04/Jun/08 Solo

Bare Feet, unintentional!

with Chris
Rampikino 01/Jun/08 Solo
with SOLO
mattime18 14/May/08 Solo
mulletcocktail2000 30/Mar/08 Solo O/S
Dougie Harvey 29/Mar/08 Solo O/S
frecro ?/Mar/08 Solo O/S

Bivied at the halfway ledge...!

ZoŽ ?/Mar/08 Solo O/S

Completed over 2 days - bivied at halfway ledge!

Hidden 16/Feb/08 Solo O/S
TrollJester ??/2008 AltLd O/S
with VARIOUS Throughout 80's+90's
ruthonbike ??/2008 -
with Dave Brown
daviesp2 23/Oct/07 Solo
davefount 15/Jun/07 Solo O/S

intresting in the dark and rain-heading for the sanctuary of the cave!

with Will Taylor
Hidden ?/Jun/07 Solo O/S
Hidden 05/May/07 Solo
craig matheson ?/Apr/07 Solo
Hammy 18/Feb/07 Solo
Hidden 03/Feb/07 Solo O/S
Rob Kennard ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 -
Phil PBC ??/2007 -
Hidden 13/Nov/06 Solo
tumbling wizard 07/Nov/06 Solo O/S
Tobias at Home ??/2006 -
Marc Murphy ?/Jul/05 Lead
Hidden 29/Jan/05 2nd
Hidden ??/2004 Lead
Monk ??/2003 -
simon kimber ?/Nov/02 Solo
DerwentDiluted 20/Apr/02 Solo
platt2000 ??/2002 2nd
Roget 23/Sep/00 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2000 Solo O/S
nige ??/2000 -
Hidden 04/Jul/99 Solo O/S
Ian Archer 07/Jun/98 Solo O/S
John Eley ?/May/98 Lead O/S
Bilbo 10/Nov/97 Lead

Bivvied in cave. Cold windy and wet p.m. and night but good laugh nonetheless.

with Dave T
Bilbo 20/Oct/97 Solo

recce for bivvy site

rachm2004 22/Mar/97 2nd

In big boots

with Colin Mc
Laramadness 21/Apr/96 Solo
Hidden ??/1994 -
J R R Hartley 28/Jul/92 Solo O/S
Scott McRae ?/Apr/92 Solo O/S
charlesmfrench ??/1990 Solo O/S
goi.ashmore 05/Nov/89 Solo O/S
Colin13 ?/May/89 Solo
Iain Thow 10/May/87 Solo
Mark Kemball 12/May/82 Solo
with Chris Calow
Ian Clare ??/1982 -
Hammy 04/Oct/81 Solo
with Rob Lawson
babymoac 28/Mar/81 Solo
Hammy 14/Mar/81 Solo
with Fai Kwong
Hidden 29/Nov/80 Solo
johnny20whales 05/Oct/80 Solo
with Laurie
Ghastly Rubberfeet ??/1980 Solo
Hidden ?/Nov/79 Solo
Andy Fielding ??/1979 Solo
Chris Terrey ??/1979 Solo
Nigel Bond 08/Jun/78 Solo
MikeDowsett ??/1978 Lead
Hidden 09/Jan/73 Solo rpt
Canyak ??/1973 -
Hidden 05/Dec/72 Solo
rogerskews ??/1972 -
bob@daysmill ?/Nov/69 Solo O/S

Snow assisted

mikej 26/Apr/65 Solo
with Peter Lack, Nigel Sumner
Hidden 11/Apr/65 Solo
mikej 24/Feb/65 Solo
with Barrie Dixon
Hidden 17/Oct/64 Solo
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