The Original Route (The Crazy Pinnacle)* D
[A Cheval!, 2 kb]

Rockfax Description
The arete facing the car park is the easiest way up (and down) the pinnacle. Belaying on the tiny summit is tricky and a thread in the summit blocks may be used to protect the escape. © ROCKFAX

Ticklists: Puttrell's Progress, Froggatt to Black Rocks (BMC) - The Grade List, The Peak: past and Present, Peak Rock/1/ The 1st Peak District Tigers..

Photo: A Cheval! © zoeimogen
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
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Mayaculpa - Solo - 17/Feb/15

Bitterly cold sat on top of the pinnacle, climbed as part of a dry rock quest!
spenser - Solo O/S - 07/Dec/14

Robin Nichols - Solo rpt - 09/Nov/14 with Roger

Drew M - Solo O/S - 13/Sep/14 with Nick Smith

Well worth seeking out! In summer vegetation it is easy to walk all the way around it without spotting it.
OliverRoss - Solo O/S - 24/Jun/14 with Craig Osborne

Woodseats flapjack eater - Lead - 11/Jun/14 with Tom Hughes

hazeysunshine - Lead O/S - 10/May/14 with Jill C, Ann B, Margaret B, Dorothy, Alison, Hilary

Hidden - 2nd - 10/May/14

TacticalKnee - Lead - 22/Feb/14 with Annie Lewis

LivinITlarge - 2nd rpt - 04/Jan/14 with Alice Rutter

alir99 - Lead - 04/Jan/14

Hidden - Solo - 07/Aug/13

alex thackway - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/13 with Gareth

Gareth Waite - TR - 09/Jul/13 with Alex Thackway

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/13

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Apr/13

Curlyhelen - 30/Apr/13 with Steve W

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/13

Hidden - AltLd - Apr/13

Guy Wilson - Apr/13 with Carl Betts, Gavin Moy

Hidden - Solo O/S - 23/Feb/13

JHiley - Lead O/S - 04/Jan/13

helios - Solo O/S - 22/Sep/12 with Katy Coutts

katyc - Solo - 22/Sep/12

Somerset swede basher - Solo O/S - 16/Sep/12 with Katharine

Bottled it in the wind
daviesp2 - Solo dnf - 06/Sep/12

sopaz - Solo - 10/Jun/12

al123 - Sent - 24/Apr/12 with Tom

nogoodgrice - Lead rpt - 09/Apr/12 with Deacon

ashtond6 - Lead - 01/Apr/12

Hidden - TR - 01/Apr/12

downclimbed
Steven Andrews - 11/Mar/12 with Howie

al123 - Solo - 05/Mar/12

SGD - Solo - 05/Mar/12

Hidden - Solo rpt - 08/Feb/12

ImogenJones - 2nd - 08/Jan/12 with David Parkinson

David Qualtrough - 2012

Hidden - Solo - 25/Nov/11

Without doubt the daftest thing I've ever done on grit, well worth it!
mattgrange - Solo O/S - 22/Sep/11

alexrankine30 - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/11 with George

Marti999 - Solo O/S - 07/Aug/11

Hidden - Solo RP - 14/Jun/11

Had to be low profile to avoid upsetting the peregrines in the quarry wall.
philhilo - Solo O/S - 14/Jun/11 with simon pape, brian rodgers

Brian Rodgers - Solo O/S - 14/Jun/11 with Simon Pape, Phil Leng

Robin Nichols - 2nd O/S - 15/May/11 with Roger

A fun route...lovely top out, interesting reverse climb.
valentinesbabe - Solo O/S - 08/May/11 with Charley Fell, Kevin Tithe

Tithe Technique - Solo O/S - 08/May/11 with Angela Paul, Charley Fell

charley - Solo O/S - 06/May/11

JakiBell - 2nd - 02/Apr/11 with Nigel Jenkins

Hidden - Lead - 27/Feb/11

lozowen - Solo - 24/Feb/11

In the rain and freezing cold, down climbed by same route. Took a while to find but made it even more worthwhile!
Steve Palmer - Lead O/S - 15/Feb/11 with Graeme Baxter

once we found it, done in the rain. very cold hands. down-climbed after
gb83 - Lead O/S - 15/Feb/11 with Steve Palmer

Hidden - Solo O/S - 06/Nov/10

in the rain
john lynch - Solo O/S - Oct/10 with Lewis Andrew

Jonathan Hall - Solo - 27/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/10

arctic_jen - 2nd - 17/Aug/10 with Dan

D Berry - Solo O/S - 17/Jul/10

gordonday - Solo O/S - 26/Jun/10

popebenedictus - Solo O/S - 12/Jun/10 with Adrian Scott

adrianscott - Solo O/S - 12/Jun/10 with Ben Harding

Hidden - Solo O/S - 05/Jun/10

LivinITlarge - Lead O/S - May/10 with Joe

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Apr/10

Downclimbed
slacky - Lead O/S - 20/Feb/10 with Nick Taylor

It took us so longer to find the crag (using the hopeless Rockfax description) that we only had time for one route before it got dark! Climbed down the same way.
Simon Caldwell - Lead O/S - 15/Nov/09 with Carmen

craig h - Solo rpt - 23/Sep/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - 18/Sep/09

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Sep/09

Soloed previously. Much more fun with Caroline :-)
Tom Last - Lead rpt - 09/May/09 with Caroline

A team ascent
Pilch - Lead - 03/May/09 with Annabelle, Graham and Larna

Danzig - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/08

(and solo down) Done whilst walking between bakewell and hathersage after falling asleep on the bus... where am i?? luckily a millets near the bus stop came in handy, selling the white peak map i didn't have with me for the first bit of the journey :o Had always fancied a look and it seemed like a good way to spice up the walk (was easy enough still in trail shoes). Found it ok just walked to roughly where i thought it might be from the map and there it was :) It can be seen from the road in the winter i think?
Graeme Hammond - Solo O/S - 05/Jul/08

Tom Last - Solo O/S - 07/Mar/08

Hidden - Solo - 27/Jan/08

Hidden - Solo O/S - 27/Jan/08

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

Hidden - 2008

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Dec/07

Hidden - Lead - 23/Dec/07

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/Nov/07

Hidden - Lead - 01/Nov/07

Hidden - Lead rpt - 23/Sep/07

With UMHC party (group ascent)
JdotP - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/07

Hidden - Solo O/S - 02/Mar/07

Hidden - 2007

Downclimbed
cem - Solo O/S - 01/Oct/06

Gustav - Lead O/S - Jul/06 with David KISC

Ian Archer - Lead O/S - 15/May/06 with Jodie Munks

Think it was the HS, not the diff. Makes no odds.
Mutl3y - Lead - 26/Mar/06 with Iggy

victim of mathematics - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/05 with Jaime

In the dark after the pub
LakesWinter - Lead - 29/Mar/04 with Owen the Cake and Tom

In the dark in boots. Perfect
Cake - 2nd - 29/Mar/04 with Wagg, Matt

mikej - Solo - 09/Oct/02

julian allen - Lead O/S - 04/Nov/00

Ropeboy - Solo - 13/Sep/00

tlr - Solo - 2000

rocktigger - Lead O/S - 1999 with Stu n Clare

Hidden - Lead RP - 13/Sep/98

DerwentDiluted - Solo - 1998

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 07/Sep/97

Rampikino - Solo - 20/Mar/96

Phil West - Solo O/S - 1996

nickcanute - Lead - 1996

Rog Wilko - 2nd - May/93 with Debbie Wilkinson

Hidden - Solo O/S - 10/Jul/91

Hidden - Solo - 27/Jun/90

Iain Thow - Solo - 09/Sep/88

andy tetsill - Solo - Jun/88

Roget - 2nd O/S - 1988 with jim

Roget - Solo rpt - 1988 with adam

steve prior - Solo - Aug/87

Chris the Tall - Solo O/S - Apr/87

Hidden - Solo - 04/Jun/86

Hidden - 1986

Simon2005 - Lead O/S - 1985 with KevG

charlesmfrench - Solo O/S - 1982

Hidden - Solo - 20/Apr/81

andy tetsill - Solo - Nov/80

Hidden - Solo O/S - May/79

babymoac - Solo - 1979

David Carpenter - Lead O/S - 1979 with A Stevenson

mike bridges - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/77 with Simon Hill

Nigel Bond - Solo - 12/Feb/77

Andy Fielding - Solo - 1977

RichardMc - Solo - 06/Nov/76

Hidden - Solo - 22/Aug/76

Mark Kemball - Solo - 24/Jan/76

Descent!
Andy Say - Solo - 1974

rogerskews - 1970

mikej - Solo - 16/Nov/69 with Steve Peel, Barbara Sharratt, Wil Hurford

mikej - Lead - 19/Jan/69 with Alison Walker, Ann Brimelow, E

mikej - Lead - 04/Dec/66 with Pauline Syrett, Ann Brimelow

mikej - Solo - 10/Jul/66 with Ted Markham

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