Rockfax Description
An excellent little groove which is harder than it looks. It is easier but not as good on the right. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
The short wall round the back.
(Rockfax 98: Crescent #5, B3; PDB: page 148, font 5+)

Ticklists: The Blue Circuit - Stanage, Plantation sub 7as, Plantation Red Circuit (Rockfax Peak Bouldering 2014).

Hidden 21/Nov Sent
Hidden 21/Nov Sent rpt
DBoothroyd 16/Nov Sent x
belay bunny turned bad 12/Nov Sent
with soph
soph 12/Nov Sent
Hidden 25/Oct Sent x
RussB 25/Oct Sent x
bobska 03/Oct Sent
with Rob, American Dave, Ross
AlexBush 27/Sep Sent x
with Chris, Joe
Matt Smith 25/Sep Sent x
Hidden 15/Aug Sent x
MarkCunnington 15/Aug Sent x
hellboundblr 25/Jul Sent
professorcobra 11/Jul Sent O/S
Alex Thompson 10/Jul Sent dnf

Couldn't see how to do this...

Andrew Jennings 28/Jun Solo rpt
with Tidy
Hugobristol 18/Jun Sent
BAdhoc 29/May Sent
RKirke 25/May Sent O/S
with Banksy
Emma Harris 17/May Sent
with Lee Barnes, Rachel Boyd, Andy Jennings
Andrew Jennings 17/May Sent rpt
with Emma Harris, Rachel Boyd, Lee Barnes
JEP 16/May Sent
will_benfold 03/May Sent
mtempest 14/Apr Sent
bendevonport 14/Apr Sent
BenedictIEP 04/Apr Sent x

Fantastic problem for those short of reach, awesome hand-foot matching rockover mantle move.

Hidden 27/Mar Sent x
Hidden 22/Mar Sent x
Clama 21/Mar Sent
Gambit 14/Mar Sent rpt
with Alone
AlexRenshaw 07/Mar -
richardg1912 07/Mar Sent x
Hidden ?/Mar Sent
Hidden ?/Mar -
Hidden 18/Feb Sent x
Mongoose 08/Feb Sent x
with Anya
anyamal mountaingoat 08/Feb Sent x
with Ian, Joe
OliverRoss 10/Jan Sent x
with Shannon Boardman, Joey Capper, David Jung, Tom Stubington
FATBOYFAT ??/2015 -
Dizz 31/Dec/14 Sent rpt
ashtond6 31/Dec/14 Sent
James_L88 13/Dec/14 Sent x
mdjb 13/Dec/14 Sent
simon1965 06/Dec/14 Sent rpt
with Scot slim boy
Deezel65 03/Dec/14 Sent O/S
Hidden 30/Nov/14 Sent dnf
soph 24/Nov/14 Sent rpt
with Justine Poole
Hidden 09/Nov/14 Sent x
Hidden 02/Nov/14 Sent
pebbles 02/Nov/14 Sent
Dizz 02/Nov/14 Sent x

V2 in Rockfax

with peri, Ian F
ian d f 02/Nov/14 Sent
icantthinkrightnow 26/Oct/14 Sent
icantthinkrightnow 11/Oct/14 Sent
Hidden 05/Oct/14 Sent
Hidden ?/Oct/14 Sent
vinspin 17/Sep/14 Sent rpt
with kaz
Hidden 18/Aug/14 Sent
Gibbo 16/Aug/14 Sent
AndyPagett 17/Jun/14 Sent dnf
with Gian Maria Angelucci, Pete Jonwood, Steph Potter, Tom Hodgkinson
MoWalker3 16/Jun/14 Sent O/S
julesmckim 01/Jun/14 Sent x

Chose this as a warm up and it puzzled me for longer than expected!

Robin Nichols 30/May/14 Sent O/S
Hidden 27/May/14 Sent
samwillo 17/May/14 Sent
with Glasgow Marines
a13x 03/May/14 Sent O/S
Hidden 16/Apr/14 Sent x
David Shelmerdine 13/Apr/14 Sent
Hidden 10/Apr/14 Sent O/S
alp79 31/Mar/14 Sent rpt
peteJ23 22/Mar/14 Sent x
daprince 22/Mar/14 -
Hidden 09/Mar/14 Sent x
adam carless 09/Mar/14 Sent

confusing as always, don't be tempted by the awkward non-holds

chancer 08/Mar/14 Sent x
oodie72 08/Mar/14 Sent x
bobstones 08/Mar/14 Sent x
owenhancock22 08/Mar/14 Sent
marcduhig 08/Mar/14 Sent x
dr_botnik 28/Feb/14 Sent rpt

still carnt do mantel method

ben.phillips 26/Feb/14 Sent x
tim newton 22/Feb/14 Sent x
Max19 18/Feb/14 -
alp79 19/Jan/14 Sent rpt
ashtond6 19/Jan/14 Sent rpt
BenRyle 13/Jan/14 Sent O/S
with James, Charlottte
Hidden 12/Jan/14 Sent
Hidden 12/Jan/14 Sent O/S
stevedude888 10/Jan/14 Sent O/S
with Elle
sharklet 02/Jan/14 Sent
crimpthengaston 01/Jan/14 -
JamesLloyd ?/Jan/14 Sent O/S
AidanG ??/2014 Lead
nathanlee 19/Dec/13 Sent rpt
with Ted Thornton
TedT 19/Dec/13 Sent x
belay bunny turned bad 17/Dec/13 Sent
gavinpeach 14/Dec/13 Sent rpt

Press down on left hand and reach.

gavinpeach 23/Nov/13 Sent rpt
Hidden 22/Nov/13 Sent x
PeteWilson 13/Nov/13 Sent
with Dave
tom 13/Nov/13 Sent O/S
Hidden 09/Nov/13 Sent β
kyaizawa 09/Nov/13 Sent x
Tom McCabe 09/Nov/13 Sent x
Gudge 24/Oct/13 Sent O/S
Gudge 24/Oct/13 Sent rpt
Hidden 29/Sep/13 Sent x
kiks 28/Sep/13 Sent
Hidden 13/Sep/13 Sent x
shaunhumphreys 13/Sep/13 Sent x
with Dawn, calum
Dawn_K_B 13/Sep/13 Sent
James Oakes 08/Sep/13 Sent rpt
with Aidan Rooney, Dan Gyi, Bart Harris, Gareth Hooson
Fragmod 08/Sep/13 Sent O/S
Jack Whiteley 31/Aug/13 Sent O/S
TimG 31/Aug/13 Sent O/S
with Alexander Beer, Jack
Hidden 16/Aug/13 Sent dnf
mtempest 14/Aug/13 Sent
DeanD 03/Jul/13 Solo O/S
Albachoss 22/Jun/13 Sent O/S
Alan James - UKC and UKH 21/Jun/13 Sent
Hidden 16/Jun/13 Sent
robblowen 07/Jun/13 Sent O/S
Hidden 31/May/13 Sent
dr_botnik 22/May/13 Sent x

pebble rockover technique, still cant do mantel method

Hidden 23/Apr/13 Sent x
tomthecoolperson 23/Apr/13 Sent
Hidden 12/Mar/13 Sent x
dr_botnik 12/Mar/13 Sent dnf
Hidden 03/Mar/13 Sent x
adrianj 03/Mar/13 Sent
Tigerpooch ?/Mar/13 Sent
madeleine 24/Feb/13 Sent
ashtond6 27/Jan/13 Sent x
alp79 27/Jan/13 Sent x
stoo2k 05/Jan/13 Sent
samt ??/2013 -
Kyle Rance 02/Dec/12 Sent O/S
Jim Brownlow 30/Nov/12 Sent x
petellis 25/Nov/12 Sent x
Hidden 18/Nov/12 Sent x
Hidden 18/Nov/12 Sent
wildbill 14/Nov/12 Sent
with Greame, Matt Chapman
Hidden 03/Nov/12 Sent
alastairbegley 27/Oct/12 Sent x
Nick Russell 27/Oct/12 Sent β

Repelled the first few attempts, but quite easy when you know how...

jshields 21/Oct/12 Sent
with Dean Jones, Roman Jivkov, Tony Fidler, Jonathan Harrison
TonyF 21/Oct/12 Sent
Hidden 20/Oct/12 Sent x
Adam Booth 14/Oct/12 Sent x
Adam_42 07/Oct/12 Sent x
with Chris Clarke
Mattlamb90 15/Sep/12 Sent
al123 05/Sep/12 Sent rpt
gavinpeach 28/Jul/12 Sent
tolly_60 28/Jul/12 Sent O/S
with Gavin Peach
Mattlamb90 22/Jul/12 Sent
with Tibbett
tradguy 07/May/12 Sent O/S
with Rob Munday
al123 28/Apr/12 Sent
deacondeacon 15/Apr/12 Sent
mhawk 10/Apr/12 Sent x
josh_robertson 01/Apr/12 Sent O/S
AndyJBooth 31/Mar/12 Sent β
Alex Norman 24/Mar/12 Sent x
Callum_Johnson 18/Mar/12 Sent
Hidden 18/Mar/12 Sent
Alex@home 02/Mar/12 Sent β

always feels hard until you remember how

Haydn Jones 01/Mar/12 Sent x
with duncan
adi bryant ?/Mar/12 Sent
fp219 29/Feb/12 Sent
tchallen99 29/Feb/12 Sent O/S
Alkis 26/Feb/12 Sent x
freddy25 25/Feb/12 Sent x
with Rob
Hidden 24/Feb/12 Sent dnf
john lynch 20/Feb/12 Sent
with Lewis Andrew
andy jennings 19/Feb/12 Sent O/S
with Mr. Lovatt
J.Atkins 14/Feb/12 Sent x
Diggler 12/Feb/12 Sent O/S
with Johnny, stemill, Calder
pr1984 15/Jan/12 Sent O/S
najki_2000 15/Jan/12 Sent x

quite cool little problem! 3rd go

grubes 02/Jan/12 Sent x

argh so frustrating till you have the beta and then easy

Moondance 02/Jan/12 Sent x
tommytwotone 02/Jan/12 Sent
Hidden ?/Jan/12 Sent
PLM ??/2012 -
Dan Geh 27/Dec/11 Sent O/S
tgeh 27/Dec/11 Sent O/S
with dan geh
belay bunny turned bad 30/Nov/11 Sent
with loundsy
Hidden 30/Nov/11 Sent
Eddie Shelbourne 03/Oct/11 -
petegunn 29/Sep/11 Sent
Graeme Hammond 23/Sep/11 Sent rpt
cmars89 18/Aug/11 Sent
Jimbo C 09/Aug/11 Sent
Hidden 01/Aug/11 Sent x
Hidden ?/Aug/11 Sent
nige pacer 23/Jul/11 Sent
Hidden 14/Jul/11 Sent O/S
David T Harris 10/Jul/11 Sent x

Awesome warmup/intro for the day!

al123 19/May/11 Sent
Hidden 21/Apr/11 Sent
AsleepOnBelay 20/Apr/11 Sent

Still fluff this one on the first go when I come to it. Technical.

Jonathan Hall 12/Apr/11 Sent
Hidden 11/Apr/11 Sent O/S
jack adams 09/Apr/11 Sent x
Emma-Louise Anderson 29/Jan/11 Sent x
with Al Royle, Grant, John, Mel Brown
GrantB 29/Jan/11 Sent x


with John, Mel, Emma, Alaan
Lunar25 28/Jan/11 Sent O/S
Hidden 03/Jan/11 Sent
Hidden 02/Jan/11 Sent x
angus ?/Jan/11 -
Duke_Haphazard ??/2011 Sent dnf

Nice short climb, couldn't finish, kept slipping off the small pebble.

Morwood ??/2011 -
James Oakes 28/Nov/10 Sent x
with James Rennardson, Mark Wilson, Lee Robinson
Hidden 20/Nov/10 Sent O/S
phleppy 16/Nov/10 Sent
katyc 24/Oct/10 Sent
tomthecoolperson 20/Oct/10 Sent
Ed Booth 18/Oct/10 Sent rpt
TGreen 16/Oct/10 Sent x
alisterrobbird 12/Oct/10 Sent
phildavies84 11/Oct/10 Sent x
with Alan Poulding
Hidden 05/Oct/10 Sent x
Luke_Dickens ?/Oct/10 -
TerryLines 18/Sep/10 Sent O/S
belay bunny turned bad 04/Sep/10 Sent O/S
with Aki, simon
Hidden 04/Sep/10 Sent O/S
victim of mathematics 28/Aug/10 Sent x

Via Adam's flying frightening right-hand start.

Sam Simpson 24/Jul/10 Solo RP
freakeystyley34 24/Jul/10 Sent x
Hidden 05/Jul/10 Sent rpt
philboy 05/Jul/10 Sent O/S
Chris_barr 27/May/10 Sent
with Henry
D Berry 16/May/10 Sent x

2nd go today. Tried previously.

drguiom 09/May/10 Sent x
Hidden 09/May/10 Sent
Hidden 09/May/10 Sent x
Hidden 09/May/10 Sent
Bloke on a Rope 02/May/10 Sent O/S
freudy_love 24/Apr/10 Sent x
tlr 21/Apr/10 Sent
Hidden 13/Apr/10 Sent O/S
Lawrie Brand 13/Apr/10 Sent O/S
Graeme Hammond 12/Apr/10 Sent rpt
Cossar 20/Feb/10 Sent O/S
peaches69 20/Feb/10 Sent
akhughes 17/Feb/10 Sent O/S
Hidden 13/Feb/10 Sent O/S
nathanlee 23/Jan/10 Sent β
stuc ??/2010 -
Hidden ??/2010 -
basvdploeg ??/2010 -
Hidden ?/Dec/09 -
Hidden 26/Nov/09 Sent
spacey 15/Nov/09 Sent
Matt Bennett 11/Oct/09 Solo O/S
with Luke Copley, Lewis Grey
Hidden 24/Sep/09 Sent O/S
chrishedgehog 12/Sep/09 Solo O/S
abrom 31/Aug/09 Sent x

nice using the pebble thing

with Angus Kille
mtempest 03/Aug/09 Solo
Hidden 25/Jul/09 Sent x
andyebbens 16/Jul/09 Sent
Hidden 12/Jul/09 Sent
Hidden 09/Jul/09 Sent x
Alex Winter 08/Jul/09 Sent
tomthecoolperson 07/May/09 Sent x
with Andrew
vertigo 03/May/09 Sent x
rhino_bill 03/May/09 Sent x
fizzy_elephant 02/May/09 Sent rpt
with Steveo
Hidden 19/Apr/09 Sent x
The Bad Cough 05/Apr/09 Sent rpt
KillingtonT 15/Mar/09 Sent x

Seems hard for grade, it took loads of goes

smudge 13/Mar/09 Sent O/S
quiffhanger ?/Mar/09 Sent
shyster boulder 20/Feb/09 Sent rpt
with giles cranstone
tommytwotone 31/Jan/09 Sent rpt
andrew300169 17/Jan/09 Sent x
Pura Vida 04/Jan/09 Sent
Hidden 03/Jan/09 Sent
PenJD 02/Jan/09 Sent O/S
with Nick and Craig
Stig 29/Dec/08 Sent O/S
Hidden 27/Dec/08 Solo rpt
Tim W 24/Dec/08 Sent O/S
Dan 85 06/Dec/08 Sent O/S
Chris the Tall 03/Dec/08 Solo

Hareder than it looks. After numerous attempts gave up any notion of style and hopped onto the mantel, then groped for the top

Hidden 27/Sep/08 -
Graeme Hammond 17/Sep/08 Sent O/S
catt 25/Aug/08 Sent rpt
Shauna 25/Aug/08 Sent
Shauna 19/Jun/08 Sent rpt
The Bad Cough ?/Jun/08 Sent O/S
Dan_Carroll 25/May/08 Sent x
sstanier 19/May/08 Sent x
Shauna 22/Apr/08 Sent
tommytwotone 22/Apr/08 Sent rpt
Hidden 05/Apr/08 Sent O/S
Hidden 05/Apr/08 Sent
Hidden 24/Mar/08 Sent x
tommytwotone 17/Feb/08 Sent rpt
Duck Egg ??/2008 -
Hidden ??/2008 Sent
Birdo 26/Dec/07 Sent O/S
ANC 11/Dec/07 Sent O/S
tlr 25/Nov/07 Sent
with Pom and James T
nai 25/Nov/07 Sent
with Tim and JamesT
Hidden 03/Nov/07 Sent O/S
adam carless 04/Aug/07 Sent x
Matt Fry 29/Jul/07 Sent O/S
dannyboy83 08/Apr/07 Sent O/S
Stuart S 03/Feb/07 Sent x
with Amanda Lyons, Ali Ingleby & John Cooke
Hidden 03/Feb/07 Solo RP
mshorter ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 Solo RP
Northen Vince 09/Dec/06 -
with Zoe
tatz45 ?/Dec/06 Sent x
Andy Clarke 19/Nov/06 Sent x
220bpm 11/Nov/06 Sent
Hidden 05/Nov/06 Sent O/S
fizzy_elephant 18/Sep/06 Sent O/S
drysori ??/2005 Lead
Mark A Humphries 06/Feb/04 Sent O/S
Andrew Barker ??/2004 Sent O/S
Hidden ?/Aug/02 Sent
Hidden ??/2002 -
Gustav ??/2002 Sent x
with Rich H
Hidden ?/Jun/01 Sent
Hidden 26/May/01 Sent O/S
Cassidy ?/Jan/01 Sent
DerwentDiluted ??/2001 Sent
with Laurie Smith
LakesWinter ??/2001 Sent
with Wil
Hidden 26/Mar/00 Sent
Hidden ??/2000 -
cragspud ??/1999 Sent x
Hidden ??/1998 Sent
Hidden 06/Jul/97 Sent
Andrew Jennings ??/1997 Sent
Iain Thow 11/Apr/96 Sent
Laramadness 29/Aug/94 Sent
Roget ??/1993 Sent
goi.ashmore 28/Apr/90 Sent x
Mike Owen ?/Sep/80 Solo
with Al Stewart
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