Flake Corner* VS 4c
[Chalking up at the foot of Flake Corner, VS 5a (for the direct finsh), 3 kb]Follow the slanting flake to its tip and stand on this with © ROCKFAX
Climb the obvious flake to the right of Innominate Crack and make a difficult move to stand on the pinnacle. Then move into the chimney to finish, or go direct for the VS 5a variant.

Photo: Chalking up at the foot of Flake Corner, VS 5a (for the direct finsh) © JDal
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MikeLell - Lead rpt - 23/Aug/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/14

peterhubbard - 2nd - 13/Aug/14 with Conrad

SPD224 - Lead - 09/Aug/14 with Diana Gardiner, Jo Sunderland, Rhiannon Lawrence-Francis, Martin Smith

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Aug/14

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Aug/14

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Aug/14

captjon - TR - Aug/14

Went up after the second. Very nice route, wish i'd had time to lead it. Crux easier than it looks.
leerodgers84 - TR β - 25/Jul/14 with Joe

rodge - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/14

Madden - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/14 with Gabe Oliver, Jamie Batey, Mark Dunn

Roch - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/14 with Carrie

peterhubbard - Lead - 02/Jul/14 with Dan

SarahA - Lead β - 30/Jun/14

kyaizawa - Solo β - 30/Jun/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/14

rgd1977 - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/14

Quite delicate getting on top of flake, but went ok
ipblake - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/14 with Jim, nicole blake

ccraigg22 - Lead O/S - 04/Nov/13 with Lew Fraser

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/Nov/13

AliT - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/13

andybroadway - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/13 with Bob Wilson

Bob1984 - 2nd - 05/Oct/13 with Andrew Broadway

Hidden - Lead - 05/Oct/13

Balancy crux, great climbing up the flake.
blackreaver - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/13 with Katie

To retrieve Katie's gear she forgot to remove.
MikeLell - Solo rpt - 28/Sep/13

Felt like my first proper VS, crux was a good way above some very solid gear.
spenser - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/13

08nbrierley - Lead rpt - 16/Aug/13 with connal

08nbrierley - 2nd O/S - 09/Aug/13 with ben watson

watson.b - Lead dog - 09/Aug/13 with nicky

SianR - Lead - 07/Aug/13 with Emma & Mike

MikeLell - Solo rpt - 07/Aug/13 with Sian, Emma Parkinson

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Aug/13

stouffer - Lead - 27/Jul/13

dasc - 2nd - 27/Jul/13 with stouffer

Lovely move :)
pebblespanker - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/13 with Mark Powell

MikeLell - Solo O/S - 29/Jun/13

MartinJWood - Solo O/S - 04/Jun/13

morsy - 2nd - 02/Jun/13 with peter berwick

Pete23 - Lead - 02/Jun/13 with Stephen Mors

b-mouse - 2nd - Jun/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/May/13

Hidden - 2nd - May/13

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 20/Apr/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/13

Jordangask - TR - 02/Mar/13

Max Camozzi - TR O/S - 02/Mar/13 with JordanGask

Not such a great climb, think its just too easy or short or obvious. Careful with the top of the flake, it's sounding pretty hollow.
hobblingfool - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/12

robertmichaeladams - Lead - 09/Sep/12 with Bex, Bethan

BethanWhite - 2nd - 09/Sep/12 with Bex, Rob

vertigo - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/12 with Cari Hook

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/12

David Stevens - Lead O/S - 03/Sep/12 with Anders Convery

First county VS.
Richard Alderton - Lead - 04/Aug/12 with Liam

Dervey - 2nd - 04/Aug/12 with Rich

Klingon - Lead - 25/Jul/12 with Nimble

Lawrie Brand - Lead O/S - 19/Jul/12 with Sarah Laing

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 19/Jul/12

Stamford Raffles - Lead - 17/Jun/12 with Matthew

ranga - Lead - 04/Jun/12

fatbuoybazza - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/12 with Spencer, liv_the_div

Jonny M - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/12 with Karen Chalmers

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/Jun/12

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Jun/12

Felt very easy for a VS and not thrilling.
RockaJo - Lead O/S - 24/May/12 with Pete Archer

MDowson - Lead O/S - 24/May/12 with Jonathon Powell

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/May/12

samoliver01 - Lead O/S - 19/Feb/12 with Drew Brown

Drew(yes im magic) - 2nd - 19/Feb/12 with Sam Oliver

Hidden - Lead - 10/Jan/12

Hidden - 2nd - 10/Jan/12

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2012

Hidden - Lead - 12/Nov/11

kyaizawa - Lead dog - 12/Nov/11 with Luke Cullum

lcullum7 - 2nd O/S - 12/Nov/11 with Ky Aizawa

Helen James - TR - 21/Aug/11

Adamski1986 - 2nd O/S - 14/Aug/11 with J Prescott

JonnoP - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/11 with Adamski1986

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 31/Jul/11

dakidunn - Lead - 31/Jul/11

brayg01 - Lead rpt - 31/Jul/11 with Hannah Lambert, John Lambert

Matt Poole - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/11 with Paulina Pilarska

daWalt - Lead rpt - 30/Jul/11 with Lisa

Chris wilson - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/11 with Jon B

mikemontain - 19/Jun/11 with alison williams

Midge
KevB - Lead - 06/Jun/11

petegunn - 2nd - 02/Jun/11 with Davina, Owain

owain-1978 - 2nd - 02/Jun/11 with Pete, davina

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/11

chris smith - 2nd O/S - 21/May/11

kingholmesy - Solo O/S - 2011

lisafer - 2011

this one shoved a few problems in your face, but after a little reflection, solutions became apparent.
Julian Laidler - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/10

Paul_Hardy - 2nd O/S - 14/Oct/10 with Ben Laidler

stix - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/10

Tricky standing on the flake. Not sure if I can claim the direct finish or not as I climbed left of the chimney, but used a hold around the corner for my hand
russasaurusRex - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/10 with Frazer

col3 - TR O/S - 23/Jul/10 with Dad, Paul

climbed the chimbley then the direct
Paul1 - TR - 23/Jul/10 with Ian, Nicole

markhammonds - 2nd β - 18/Jul/10 with Khalid Abdulla

mastiffmat - 27/Jun/10

After half an hour failing to work out how to stand on the flake I called it a day :-(
Simon Caldwell - Lead dnf - 19/Jun/10 with Carmen

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 18/Jun/10

pmordue - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/10

Hidden - 2nd - 28/May/10

Daniel Sutherland - 2nd rpt - 23/May/10

Direct finish - a little bold
jonny taylor - Lead rpt - 20/May/10 with Alasdair

davidwright - Lead O/S - 03/May/10

Deepash - 2nd O/S - 03/May/10 with Dave

Wanted to go direct but my fingers were very numb at this point so had to go for the easier route. Not a good day today!
David Bulley - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/10 with Andy Chisholm

danjw - 2010

Phill_ Thompson - Lead - 2010

Ardginny - 2nd O/S - 26/Sep/09 with Christine Hall

jimstanton - Lead - 12/Sep/09 with Stu Kent, Leo

A nice climb and well protected if you put gear in the chimney. Think I climbed the direct finish, but it didn't seem as hard as 5a.
barney800 - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/09 with Andy Harrison

Little AndyH - 2nd O/S - 08/Aug/09 with dumc

Would like to lead.
akhutton88 - 2nd - 10/Jul/09

stukent - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/09 with Ian Birtwistle

Daniel Sutherland - 2nd rpt - 23/Jun/09 with Rob

brayg01 - 2nd O/S - 11/Jun/09 with Fergus

Klingon - 2nd - 31/May/09 with Phil & Lucy

oliwarlow - Lead - 27/May/09 with Polly

Andysomething - 2nd O/S - 03/May/09 with Mark Binney

joe king - 2nd O/S - 03/May/09 with dan towns

James finished up Flake Corner Direct
DanT - Lead O/S - 03/May/09 with James Moore, Paul Rowlands

pigeonjim - Lead O/S - 02/May/09 with stewdickson

stewdickson - 2nd - 02/May/09 with pigeonjim, McKenna, Euan, Hazel

And flexibility Boy
Mrs Weasel - 2nd - 25/Apr/09 with JiveWeasel

A bit of a one move wonder, but worthwhile.
JiveWeasel - Lead - 25/Apr/09 with Flexibility Boy, Mrs Weasel

Liam Ingram - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/09 with Fiona Mellor

Andy Moles - Solo O/S - 25/Apr/09 with -

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Apr/09

Lovely flake, hardest move is getting on top of it. Nice climb.
Roberttaylor - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/09 with Fergus Cuthill

burto - Solo O/S - 25/Apr/09

JdotP - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/09 with Ashvin Jayaram

ferdia - Solo - 25/Apr/09

The VD corner bit was the hardest bit!
BruceW - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/09 with Becca

daWalt - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/09 with Sam , iceicebaby

Walter is on the VS's!! Acetickles...!
iceicebaby - 2nd O/S - 05/Apr/09 with Walter Robison

Did the discount version finish (i.e., up the chimney at the end).
stuaart - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/09 with Thomas Smith

KragKing - Lead - 2009

tom heaney - 2009

j0shwyatt000 - Lead O/S - 2009

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Sep/08

SecretSquirrel - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/08 with fiend

Too windy to do the direct, so grovelled up the manky finish.
adam carless - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/08 with practicalcat and Andy

practicalcat - 2nd - 28/Aug/08 with Adam Carless

ShelleyRhodes - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/08 with Alastair Williams

Alastair Williams - 2nd - 16/Aug/08 with Shelley Rhodes

Hidden - Lead - 03/Aug/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/08

Simonj - Lead - 03/Aug/08 with Jenny

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/08

Fabian001 - 2nd - 12/Jul/08 with Adam Thorpe

Claire S-J - Lead - Jul/08

Lindsay Sutherland - 2nd rpt - 28/Jun/08 with Daniel Sutherland

Daniel Sutherland - Lead rpt - 28/Jun/08 with Lindsay

jonny taylor - 2nd - 21/May/08 with Jen

odox - 2008

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2008

Daniel Sutherland - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/07 with Lindsay

Spangle12 - TR β - 05/Sep/07 with Tony, Rolfy

very very windy! amazing views though...
tomcorley55 - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/07 with Rob Corley

ligaya - Lead - Aug/07 with Al

Gandy - Lead O/S - Jul/07

Laura Hamlet - 03/Jun/07 with Birty

Laura Hamlet - 2nd - 03/Jun/07 with Birty

Laura Hamlet - 2nd O/S - 03/Jun/07 with Birty

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/May/07

Woodiee - 2nd O/S - Feb/07 with Jim Stanton

Taity - 2nd O/S - 2007 with Paul Kirkpatrick

Christopher Williamson - Lead O/S - Jul/06 with Matt Sleightholme

alifin - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/06 with Joanne Finlay

Sam Judson - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/06 with Caroline Judson

Direct finish VS
chris2451 - Lead β - Jun/06 with David Brigham

dj_brigham05 - 2nd rpt - Jun/06 with Chris Thain

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/06

Hidden - 2nd - 2006

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/Jul/05

carriegold - 2nd O/S - 28/May/05 with Steve C

snowy owl - Lead - 17/Aug/04 with Amy Woolstenholmes

GPN - Lead - Aug/04 with Jamie Moss

Rattis69 - TR - 2004 with Richard Abbott

Reds - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/03

Bruce Kerr - Lead - 01/Sep/01 with Jenny Kerr

Hidden - Lead - 12/Jul/99

Richard Alderton - 2nd - 13/May/98 with JB

Hidden - Lead - 13/May/98

JiveWeasel - 2nd - Jun/94

malc - Lead - 21/Mar/93

beaumap - AltLd - 24/Aug/91 with Tim Waddington

Roget - 2nd O/S - Aug/89 with chris jones, jim

Neil R - Lead - 10/Aug/86 with Sharon

Hidden - 1980

Lord of Starkness - Lead - 1971

Paula Hamilton-Gibson - 1971 with Geoff Leach

Hidden - AltLd - Apr/65

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