Rockfax Description
The blocky ridge has a tricky little bulge. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
Blocky ridge

Ticklists: Birchen Edge - Starter for ten, All trad climbs at Birchen Edge.

SenzuBean 20/Jun 2nd O/S
with Ian
Adderbury Climber 20/Jun Lead O/S
with Jon
avmpsycho 18/Jun Solo
Hidden 07/Jun Solo O/S
the_liquorice_man 03/Jun Lead O/S
rj_townsend 30/May 2nd
with Christine
ebf 25/May Solo O/S

Surprisingly interesting for the grade. Worthwhile.

dr_botnik 09/Apr Solo O/S
freemanTom 06/Apr Solo
thom_jenkinson 07/Mar Solo O/S
Robin Nichols 09/Feb Solo O/S
Roget 11/Jan Solo O/S
with robin, jim
Hidden 05/Oct/14 Solo
Charli Wisbey 05/Oct/14 Solo
KamilJ 15/Aug/14 Solo O/S
dannyboy83 15/Aug/14 Solo O/S
with Kamil
OliverRoss 07/Aug/14 Solo O/S
Nigel Bond 18/Jul/14 Solo
Hidden 09/Jul/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 09/Jul/14 Solo
Mayaculpa 29/Jun/14 Solo
with dbm
climbwhenready 29/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Jun/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 29/Jun/14 2nd
Hidden 22/Jun/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 22/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Blueso 02/May/14 Solo
with Felipe Wigster, Jezz, Anna
Sy Finch 14/Apr/14 Solo O/S
Blueso 13/Apr/14 Solo O/S
with Anna
Alex_Derbyshire 06/Mar/14 Lead
Markheighton 06/Mar/14 Lead
Retro Rowan 16/Feb/14 Lead O/S
Russ 01/Oct/13 Solo O/S
mky77 29/Sep/13 Lead O/S
AndyPagett 22/Sep/13 Solo O/S
RichardLeggett 08/Sep/13 Solo
Neil Henson 11/Jul/13 Solo rpt
Danbow73 02/Jun/13 Solo O/S
nogoodgrice 21/Apr/13 Solo rpt
benghull 20/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/Mar/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Jan/13 Solo O/S
edordead 17/Nov/12 Solo
McKEuan 11/Nov/12 Solo O/S
Webster 18/Oct/12 Solo
Benn A 22/Sep/12 Solo O/S
Ross.Cooper 08/Sep/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 01/Sep/12 Solo
pffft 18/Aug/12 Solo O/S
Geff Davey 24/Jul/12 TR

Top roped as I was unsure about protecting it. An easy enough climb though.

atom 21/Jul/12 Solo O/S
Wayne S 20/Jul/12 Lead
ianjdodd 11/Jul/12 Solo O/S
Neil Henson 28/Jun/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 20/May/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 14/Apr/12 Solo O/S
dmetcalfe 27/Mar/12 Lead O/S
rfdl100 25/Mar/12 Solo O/S
bigredsquirrel 24/Mar/12 Lead O/S

Easy. One piece of gear needed. Solid top belay. My first lead.

with Lisa Witty
Hidden 26/Nov/11 Lead O/S
victim of mathematics 28/Sep/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 24/Sep/11 Solo O/S
Gazleah 17/Sep/11 Solo O/S

down climb for next route

with serge
jshields 24/Aug/11 Solo
Hidden 15/Aug/11 Solo O/S
65m moderate millington 15/Aug/11 Solo O/S
Heather651 31/Jul/11 Solo
Heather651 31/Jul/11 Solo
Hidden 26/Jul/11 Solo O/S
Danny Crump 22/Jul/11 Solo
Hidden 12/Jul/11 TR
Nicholas Livesey 21/May/11 Solo
Sam Simpson 21/May/11 Solo O/S
adam carless 17/May/11 Solo O/S
graphiclunarkid 17/May/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 15/May/11 Lead O/S
colin milton 02/Apr/11 Solo
Hidden 02/Apr/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 02/Apr/11 Solo O/S
Heather651 ??/2011 -
leonjones 19/Sep/10 Solo
Ian Archer 22/Aug/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 19/Aug/10 Solo O/S
Sam Simpson 05/Jul/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 27/Jun/10 Solo O/S
edd rab 18/Jun/10 Solo rpt
valentinesbabe 09/May/10 Solo O/S
thekendo 24/Apr/10 Solo O/S
bullybones 23/Apr/10 Solo
electriclinz 21/Apr/10 2nd
with Robert
Somerset swede basher 11/Apr/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 11/Apr/10 Solo O/S
Katharine.eaton 11/Apr/10 Solo O/S
with Wicks, Dom
Hidden 05/Apr/10 Lead O/S
The Bad Cough 04/Apr/10 Solo O/S
with Christian Minett
D Berry 21/Mar/10 Solo O/S
robjc89 ?/Feb/10 2nd
with Adam Takacs
Jonathan Hall 31/Oct/09 Solo
disturbed_one51 31/Oct/09 Solo
Hidden 21/Oct/09 Lead dnf
MPSBunny 21/Oct/09 Solo O/S
richorme 17/Oct/09 Solo O/S
DannyK 17/Oct/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 18/Aug/09 Solo O/S
fordie77 21/Jun/09 2nd

Failed to lead it after having a wobble about rounded holds. Actually very easy.

Hidden 21/Jun/09 Lead O/S
AlastairB 21/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Onion magnet 11/May/09 Solo O/S
with Jack
jwpil 11/May/09 Solo O/S
Mike_T0501 10/May/09 Lead O/S
with Lynne
deacondeacon 10/May/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 02/May/09 Solo O/S
Jonny M 26/Apr/09 Solo O/S
with Andre Knirsch
Hidden 25/Apr/09 Lead
robblowen 06/Apr/09 Solo O/S
Iain Thow 29/Mar/09 Solo
Hidden 18/Mar/09 Solo
Benrj 18/Mar/09 Solo
with jay mowat
Jeronimo 18/Mar/09 Solo O/S
benman 10/Jan/09 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2009 -
Lewis Stewart ??/2009 Solo O/S
with Dan, Phil, Claire and Eddie
Pinga 20/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with Ian
charley 10/Aug/08 Solo O/S
Caralynh 20/Jul/08 Solo
Hidden 20/Jul/08 Solo
Hidden 14/Jun/08 Lead
RiPomc 11/May/08 Lead
with Julie Cooke & Nick Gardiner
JCookie 11/May/08 2nd
with Richard Plater, Nick Gardiner
Hidden 23/Apr/08 Solo
Hidden 12/Jan/08 Solo O/S
Hannah Moulton ??/2008 -
popebenedictus 03/Nov/07 Solo O/S
with Soloed
Pilch 21/Oct/07 Solo O/S

Annabelle got half way up this when my back was turned. i climbed up and spotted her on the last couple of moves.

with Annabelle
Graeme Hammond 17/Oct/07 Solo O/S
Alfredo ?/Oct/07 Solo
Ben Hollands 31/Aug/07 Lead
with Wendy Anderson
Pythonist 13/Aug/07 Solo O/S
howlingbaboon 14/Jul/07 Solo O/S
edd rab 14/Jul/07 Solo O/S
Hidden 26/May/07 Solo
Scally ?/Sep/06 Solo
with Maggie
Rampikino 09/Apr/06 Lead
with MMC Various
John Lisle ??/2006 -
Hidden 15/Aug/04 Solo O/S
SteveM 28/Sep/03 Solo
chrishedgehog 25/Feb/03 Solo
Budge 11/Jul/02 Solo O/S
DerwentDiluted 18/Nov/01 Solo
rocktigger ?/Jun/99 Solo O/S
crater 24/Oct/96 Solo O/S
andrewbooth1000 ??/1995 Solo
Laramadness 24/Jul/90 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/1987 -
johnwright 02/Nov/83 Solo
Hidden 01/Oct/82 Solo
mikej 16/Jan/72 Solo
mikej 09/Jan/72 Solo
with Barbara Sharratt, Janice Coulton, John Bickerdyke, Geoff Williams
mikej 31/Aug/70 Solo
with E
mikej 17/Aug/69 Solo
with E
mikej 22/Nov/64 Solo
with Paul Richardson
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