Rockfax Description
The right arete of the left-hand tower then move out left and gird yourself for gritty shelving holds and a grim exit. A long-time HVS that has caught a few folks out over the years. © Rockfax

Gary Gibson 1981

Ticklists: Stanage Routes BMC Graded List.

planetmarshall 02/Aug Lead dnf

E2 5b. Yeah, that explains a lot. HVS in the definitive guide.

with Steve Ashton
RKernan 16/May Lead O/S

Top was tricky. Some gear lower down, round the corner, but I expect that may not have been "on".

with Kyle Stewart
Hidden 04/May Lead O/S
dannyboy83 11/Apr Solo O/S
Hidden 11/Sep/12 Lead dnf
barni 05/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with Ami
Boy 12/Jul/12 Solo
Goose4 24/Mar/12 Lead dog
with Chris Ince, Paul Moore
steve2006 15/Oct/11 2nd O/S

Difficulty climbing upto the very high first protection. sustained and tricky finish

with barry
fatbuoybazza 15/Oct/11 Lead dog

Holy shit batman, what was that!!, took a fairly big whipper off the top and swung intae the holly tree..

with Stevsie
Hidden 09/Jul/11 Lead O/S
JEP 07/Jun/11 Lead dnf
BrettB 30/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with tomas
uphillnow ??/2011 -
Hidden ?/Dec/09 -
Chris Craggs 30/Aug/09 2nd

The finish is HARD - E2 5b. Number 1034!

with Brian Rossiter
Dan 85 05/Mar/08 Lead O/S
with Nicos
Ropeboy 30/May/05 Lead
Stig 02/May/04 2nd O/S
with Jonathan Teale
cem 07/Sep/03 AltLd O/S

Graham stopped at the ledge & I led it from there to the top.

lowersharpnose 01/Jan/02 Lead O/S

Bold and hard. No way HVS.

Hidden ??/2002 -
Hidden 09/Oct/94 Lead O/S
IanD353 ??/1993 Lead O/S
High E3
Mid E3
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High E2
Mid E2
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High E1
Mid E1
Low E1
High HVS
Votes cast 9
High 5c
Mid 5c
Low 5c
High 5b
Mid 5b
Low 5b
High 5a
Mid 5a
Low 5a
Votes cast 8
Votes cast 8
Style of ascent
Alt Leads
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