Rockfax Description
20m. The wide corner-crack is a must-do line, giving laybacking bridging and jamming, generally with good gear. © Rockfax

Arthur Dolphin & Mick Dwyer. 27/Mar/1949

Ticklists: A day out with Dolphin, The Complete Dolphin Collection, ARD Yorkshire Grit, 100 More Classic British VS Climbs, Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs, The 3 star way to yorkshire gritstone's heaven.

Goodstuff 26/Aug Lead O/S

One of the best grit VS's out there- varied, absorbing climbing with great positions high up.

JenShelley 10/Jul Lead G/U
with George
fulton333 21/Jun Lead
Hidden 10/Jun Lead O/S
Hidden 30/May 2nd
bantamdave 19/Aug/14 Lead dnf
with Ade
Luke Jones 30/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Will
kkris 24/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Graham
pedrosanpb 09/Jul/14 Lead O/S

Brilliant. Interesting with a couple of moves that needed thinking through but with rests at the right places

with Cycling Steve
Steve Waddell 02/Jul/14 Lead

Consistently interesting all the way up with a lovely position for the last few moves. Loved it.

Mark Grist 22/Jun/14 2nd
Nez ??/2014 -
BnB 13/Sep/13 -
Hidden 26/Aug/13 2nd
jordan taylor 11/Aug/13 Lead O/S
maria85 07/Aug/13 Lead O/S

Brilliant, made more brilliant by the very shiny new cams that had arrived that day, including a 5 & 6... endless fun placing huge gear!

with Jules
David_Gledson 22/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Alan
petekeron 16/Jul/13 Lead O/S
rob.grafton 11/Jul/13 2nd
with conor shepherd
papashango 11/Jul/13 Lead
with Rob
talldick 10/Jul/13 2nd
sn 09/Jul/13 2nd O/S

Superb, one of the best grit VS's

with Denise
MeMeMe 07/Jul/13 2nd
with Tom
tommytwotone 07/Jul/13 Lead O/S

Fantastic - one of the best routes I've done in a good while.

with Mike
lanky and weak 02/Jun/13 Solo O/S
MeMeMe 02/Jun/13 Lead
with Rachel, Paul
Hidden ?/Jun/13 -
BikeClimbWalk 22/May/13 Lead
with Chris B
Julie 22/Aug/12 TR
with Jason
Laramadness 12/Aug/12 2nd β
with RF
Dafydd Llywelyn 11/Jun/12 2nd
with Lawrence Furse
Ewan Russell 10/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with laurence furst, Halla, Daffydd(LUUMC)
Hidden 26/May/12 Lead
Graeme Hammond 26/May/12 Lead O/S

Classic stuff, great laybacks with just enough gear. Beautiful spot in the evening sunshine :)

with Becky E
Becky E 26/May/12 2nd O/S
pie_eater_pete 22/May/12 Lead O/S
Helen Boothman 20/May/12 2nd dog
mataius 23/Aug/11 -
Hidden 21/Aug/11 Lead O/S
climbingpixie 21/Aug/11 2nd O/S

Totally brilliant. Much easier and safer than it appears from the bottom.

with Andy
Mattyk 20/Aug/11 Lead O/S

Pretty steady. glad to lead though as not a walkover.

chrishedgehog 30/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Kieran Myles
Mitch1990 23/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Verity
Spanner 23/Jul/11 2nd O/S
andy gittins ?/Jul/11 2nd
Tom Keaveny 20/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Jun/11 Lead
Hidden 07/Jun/11 2nd
John Brayshaw 07/Jun/11 Lead rpt
with Justine, Erica
erica 07/Jun/11 2nd
with John
Hidden 07/Jun/11 Lead
sjbrook 02/Jun/11 TR O/S

Most enjoyable climb i have done so far.

with PMC
Donald Kelly 02/Jun/11 TR O/S
with Becky PMC
Dave Richards 02/Jun/11 TR O/S
with PMC
Hidden 02/Jun/11 TR dnf
Hidden 22/Apr/11 Solo rpt
escalade ??/2011 -
mountain man ed 24/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Dave Foster 04/Jun/10 Lead O/S

Old school and really good. First ascentionists must've had big knackers.

with Andy
Vikki Bassek 02/Jun/10 TR O/S
Eleanor 02/Jun/10 TR dnf

2nd gritstone climb - struggled to pass start!!

monkeyman79 23/May/10 Lead O/S
with Mark Pitt
Rob Davies ?/Aug/09 2nd

Wide in places

with Phil Ashton
mje1398 30/May/09 2nd
with Matt K + Jamie M
Bainbridge 26/Apr/09 Lead O/S
peewee2008 26/Apr/09 2nd O/S
ianburton 20/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Seymore Butt ??/2009 -
Hidden ??/2009 -
AndyMay 23/Jul/08 2nd
with Richard Hannam
Hidden 23/Jul/08 Lead O/S
Trobbo 15/May/08 Lead
with Ali Welsh
Peter Smith ??/2008 -
clive-greenwood 20/May/07 Lead
with Anna
Anna Horrox 20/May/07 2nd
Hidden ??/2007 Sent
Hidden 16/Jul/06 2nd β
Hidden 15/Jul/06 2nd
1918hasti 01/Jul/06 TR
with Paul Bradwell
KeithW 29/Jun/06 2nd dog

Cleaned the gear on both ropes for James

with Mike Nuttall
jim robertson ??/2006 -
Nick Beckett ??/2006 Lead
with various
lithos ?/Jul/05 Lead O/S
with YAC
Hidden ?/Jul/05 Lead O/S
John Brayshaw 04/May/05 Lead rpt
erica 04/May/05 2nd
with John
Smelly Fox ?/Aug/04 Lead O/S
with Colin Wilson
Hidden 02/May/04 Lead O/S
Urgles ?/Jun/02 Lead O/S
with Fiend
Urgles ?/May/02 Lead O/S
with Fiend
Hidden ??/2000 Lead
John Brayshaw 03/Sep/99 Lead O/S
with John Kennedy, Martin Cooper
jsw1 ?/Jun/99 2nd
Hidden ??/1999 Lead
Hidden ?/May/98 2nd
Andy Say 26/Jun/95 Solo
Charlie Staincliffe ?/Feb/94 Lead O/S
Dave Musgrove 18/Mar/90 2nd

Jim Led.

with David, Jim Worthington
PaulHermes ??/1990 -
Tom V ??/1990 -
Chris Ellis 07/May/89 2nd
with Dan Morgan
babymoac 10/Sep/88 Lead
with Bob Hunter
Hidden ??/1988 Solo O/S
Pete Pozman 16/May/87 Lead rpt
with John Byrne
RichardMc 13/Jul/86 2nd
with Dave Langmead
Hidden ??/1984 Solo O/S
Hidden 01/Jul/79 Lead
oldmanofmow ??/1974 Lead

I found the start very strenuous at the end of the day I could hardly drive back to Foulridge

Dave Musgrove 13/Nov/71 Lead
with Dennis Gray
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Style of ascent
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