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Another route that sees plenty of traffic, up the long groove-line. © Rockfax

Hidden 11/Oct Lead rpt
brownie mike 28/Sep Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Sep Lead
andybirtwistle 18/Sep Lead
with Sue Birtwistle
jshields 16/Sep Lead
Vanessa Simmons 16/Sep TR

Jeff led then I, Pete and Dave top-roped.

with Dave (H)
TonyF 16/Sep 2nd
TonyF 16/Sep TR
spenser 13/Sep Lead O/S

This felt relatively hard for the grade, maybe because I'm used to leading little sandstone routes in Northumberland! The moves are however very good!

with Yassin Said
Hidden 29/Aug 2nd
andybirtwistle 27/Aug Lead

Worth two stars as its good bottom to top.Also nearer 6a+

with Sue Birtwistle
bobstones 23/Aug Lead O/S
LovelyMrTom 23/Aug Lead O/S
cem 23/Aug Lead rpt
chancer 23/Aug Lead O/S
with Sophie Milios Gibbens, bobstones
Paul Baxter 23/Aug Lead O/S
with Charles, Tom
andybirtwistle 16/Aug Lead
with Gary Gibson
Hidden 30/Jul -
Chris Craggs 29/Jul 2nd

Still found the moves at 1/3 height tricky.

with Colin Binks
Hidden 14/Jul Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Jun 2nd O/S
Hidden 11/Jun Lead rpt
stp 09/Jun Lead O/S
with Marianna
Hidden 04/Jun Lead
Colin Scotchford 30/May Lead
Kipper-Phil Smith 28/May Lead rpt
with Roscoe, Mick
nath_casper 23/May Lead O/S
adam carless 17/May Lead O/S
MD 16/May Lead rpt
with Jo, Mark H
Happy Wanderer 16/May 2nd O/S

Lovely route. One to lead next time.

with Mark H, Mike D
jshields 26/Apr Lead

Rpt, quality route.

simon1965 23/Apr Lead O/S
with Nick
Hidden 23/Apr Lead rpt
Hidden 23/Apr Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Apr Lead O/S
Chris Wright 19/Apr Lead rpt
Hidden 18/Apr Lead O/S
Rich Malcolm 16/Apr Lead rpt
with Matt Brennan
Hidden 16/Apr Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Apr Lead O/S
georgenvk 21/Mar Lead rpt
with Becks87
Becks87 21/Mar Lead O/S
atom 21/Mar Lead O/S
Guy Atkinson 21/Mar Lead O/S
with Adam Lindley
Hidden 07/Mar Lead rpt
bendevonport 04/Mar Lead
Matt Shepherd 04/Mar Lead O/S
philmitch 26/Oct/14 Lead dog
migs493 12/Oct/14 Lead rpt
with RS
Alex Eperon 05/Oct/14 Lead
philmitch 30/Aug/14 TR
Chris Craggs 22/Aug/14 2nd

Steady today apart from a couple of hard moves early on

with Steve Cunnington, Graham Parkes
Rich Malcolm 14/Aug/14 Lead β
with Mick Brohan, Matt Brennan
Hidden 11/Aug/14 TR
bullybones 09/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Linda F
Rich Malcolm 07/Aug/14 Lead β
with Phil Joyce
rockofades 03/Aug/14 Lead

Both led

with CC
andyblain 30/Jul/14 Lead O/S

excellent sustained climbing couple of bolts feel a bit spaced; one of best 6as in the Peak(?)

with eric winfield
goodboy 24/Jul/14 -

excellent route

mapperley samurai 17/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Michael H
kermit_uk 15/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Michelle
Wayne S 14/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Jul/14 Lead dnf
dominic lee 07/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Phil Baker
Hidden 05/Jul/14 -
cem 02/Jul/14 Lead β

Not o/s as Kirill led it first.

Kirill 02/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Rich Malcolm 26/Jun/14 Lead β
with Mick Brohan, Matt Brennan
Hidden 24/Jun/14 TR
Hidden 24/Jun/14 Lead rpt
MartinPL 21/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Matt Shepherd 20/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Chriswallis2 13/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Alan, Jenny
Jenny Clarke 13/Jun/14 2nd
with alan, Chriswallis2
Robin Nichols 05/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Roger
Robmwatt ?/Jun/14 -
Hidden 15/May/14 Lead
jshields 07/May/14 Lead
dan_blair87 29/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Matt Shepherd 27/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Apr/14 Lead
HB1 19/Apr/14 Lead
with KB&D
Matt Shepherd 19/Apr/14 Lead O/S
LiamDobson 10/Apr/14 Lead O/S

Best route of the day by far, sustained and technical, with a couple of burly moves!

grahamelliott 04/Apr/14 TR β
drcorbasisgod ?/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Colin Scotchford 16/Mar/14 Lead
embob 09/Mar/14 Lead

Another good 'un.

with Alex
Hidden 09/Mar/14 Lead
georgenvk 08/Mar/14 Lead O/S
cragtyke 16/Nov/13 Lead
with Ross, john g
Deezel65 16/Nov/13 Lead O/S
with John Ganley, Cragtyke
Hidden 29/Sep/13 2nd
Hidden 29/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Rich Malcolm 27/Sep/13 Lead β
with Lee Stanley, Matt Brennan
Hidden 29/Aug/13 2nd
Hidden 25/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Compo 25/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Hannah
Kevster 25/Aug/13 Lead O/S

Best route this day.

with Lizzie
ranga 20/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Aug/13 Lead rpt
climb the peak 18/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Chris Craggs 07/Aug/13 2nd

Tough, sustained and devious in the lower half. Worthwhile.

with Steve Cunnington
Chris Wright 04/Aug/13 Lead
Chris Wright 21/Jul/13 Lead
Hidden 14/Jul/13 Lead rpt
mbxcs1 14/Jul/13 Lead O/S
DaveInPortwood 05/Jul/13 -
jshields 25/Jun/13 Lead


chiverstom 22/Jun/13 Lead O/S
ambrooker 22/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Sam Keyne, Tom
Hidden 11/Jun/13 2nd rpt
Mick r 05/Jun/13 Lead rpt
with Olli
Oliver Branagan 05/Jun/13 Lead O/S

clips in.

with Mick R
Hidden ?/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Adam_42 27/May/13 Lead O/S

Best route at the crag. Really nice moves off good holds and good quality rock.

with Sam Keyne
Rich Malcolm 26/May/13 Lead β
with Neil Jackson
Rich Malcolm 26/May/13 Lead β
with Neil Jackson
HB1 25/May/13 Lead rpt
with KB
Rich Malcolm 22/May/13 Lead β
with Mick Brohan, Matt Brennan
Chris the Tall 22/May/13 Lead O/S

Great route, sustained and the spaced bolts give it a slightly bold feel, but the moves are straightforward.

with Daz
Hidden 22/May/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/May/13 Lead
Hidden 04/May/13 Lead O/S
Hickerz 02/May/13 Lead rpt
with Daniel Tuck, Andrew Sheppard
danieltuck 02/May/13 Lead O/S
biobuild 02/May/13 Lead O/S
with tuck, jay
gazfellows 30/Apr/13 Lead
with Billy
madasten 30/Apr/13 Lead
with Gaz
Hidden 28/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Rich Malcolm 27/Apr/13 Lead β
with Lee Stanley, Matt Brennan
HB1 11/Nov/12 Lead rpt
with KB
Hidden 14/Oct/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Sep/12 Lead
Budge 14/Sep/12 Lead rpt
with Ade
Hidden 03/Sep/12 Lead O/S
pOi 03/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Phil
Jasminaberry 03/Sep/12 2nd
Laurence Everitt 02/Sep/12 Lead O/S
stvey 02/Sep/12 Lead β
oooeese 02/Sep/12 Lead dog
Rich Malcolm 23/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with Guy Tooth, Mick Brohan
gazfellows 19/Aug/12 Lead
with Nic, Dennis
Oceanic 18/Aug/12 -
Hidden 18/Aug/12 Lead O/S
SecretSquirrel 18/Aug/12 Lead

Single fall at the crux, climbed clean at second go.

with Oceanic
stratandrew 12/Aug/12 Lead rpt

best route of the day. very well set with the bolts perfectly spaced and working superbly with the natural rhythm of the route

with Philip Jarvis
Hidden 11/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Hickerz 08/Aug/12 Lead O/S
danieltuck 08/Aug/12 Lead O/S
biobuild 08/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with tuck, jay
HB1 21/Jul/12 Lead rpt
with BB & KB
Hidden 18/Jul/12 Lead dog
Mick r 01/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with nick mitchel
Ben_Bullbridge 27/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with Dave
Whealiebob 27/Jun/12 Lead rpt
with Cooper
Colin Scotchford 24/Jun/12 Lead
BedRock 20/Jun/12 Lead rpt
migs493 17/Jun/12 Lead rpt
with RS
Duz ?/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Bry 29/May/12 Lead β
with Simon
Hidden 29/May/12 Lead
Bry 22/May/12 TR O/S
with Kat, Chris C
Katya 22/May/12 Lead
with Bryony
nige pacer 16/May/12 Lead O/S
harold walmsley 15/May/12 Lead O/S

Dubious and hollow sounding holds in places

with Colin Struthers
andybirtwistle 06/May/12 Lead
with Keith Lonsdale
Hidden 16/Apr/12 Lead rpt
goodboy 25/Mar/12 Lead O/S
HB1 11/Mar/12 Lead rpt
with KB
davewsargent 28/Sep/11 Lead O/S
with andy neath
Hidden 02/Sep/11 Lead RP
Hidden 18/Aug/11 Lead dog
katherinesydney 29/Jul/11 2nd O/S
with tony walker
eliseb 14/Jun/11 Lead O/S
odox 14/Jun/11 Lead O/S
andybirtwistle 14/Jun/11 2nd
lozowen 24/Apr/11 Lead O/S
jshields 14/Apr/11 Lead

led before.

Brian Rodgers 27/Mar/11 Lead rpt
with Ian Wyatt
markpollak ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
SMc 26/Sep/10 Lead O/S
with Anne
Dave Mason 17/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Marcus Bell
Hidden 27/Jul/10 Lead
Hidden 13/Jul/10 Lead
Hidden 01/Jul/10 Lead
Hidden 01/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Sarah Brookes 23/Jun/10 TR rpt
thrutch 15/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with helen
Hidden 21/May/10 Lead dog
Hidden 02/May/10 Lead
migs493 01/May/10 Lead O/S
with LO
Budge 22/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Matt Szabo, Mike Oates
Sarah Brookes 09/Apr/10 TR RP
Milne 09/Apr/10 Lead rpt
with sarah.
dangerousoldfool ?/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Mike O
MD 07/Mar/10 Lead O/S
with Brian R, Mark H
b.hayley 26/Aug/09 2nd rpt
with alfredo
Alfredo 19/Aug/09 Lead
with Ben H
Si dH 15/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with Chris Foster
Hidden 15/Jul/09 Lead rpt
Milne 03/Jul/09 Lead rpt
with cooper
thrutch 29/May/09 Lead O/S
with helen
Hidden 24/Apr/09 Lead rpt
Hidden 08/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Pilch 16/Mar/09 Lead rpt

First evening session of the year

with Neil
Alfredo 16/Mar/09 Lead
with Richard M
Hidden 01/Mar/09 Lead O/S
greenclimb 01/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Sarah
Hidden 28/Feb/09 Lead O/S
Brian Rodgers 22/Feb/09 Lead O/S
with Trevor
uphillnow 29/Oct/08 Lead
andyebbens 18/Oct/08 Lead O/S
with Steve E
Sankey 18/Oct/08 Lead O/S
Whealiebob 09/Oct/08 Lead O/S
with Terry
Pilch 17/Jul/08 Lead O/S
with Ed
EdShep 17/Jul/08 2nd O/S
russonly 14/May/08 Lead O/S
with Paul
Ian Broome 02/May/08 Lead O/S
with Simon
b.hayley ?/May/08 Lead
eddiejames_uk ??/2008 -
with Jon Shields
Milne 26/Sep/07 Lead O/S

brilliant route, tough for 6a. fair way between clips.

with mat
Alfredo ?/Aug/07 Lead
with Ben H
CrashMat Rob 02/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with Nicky
peterbull ?/Jun/07 Lead
thrutch 24/May/07 -

also climbed several other routes here including a brilliant F7a which I frigged

with helen
Dave Bond 03/May/07 Lead O/S
with sharon
rawk 22/Apr/07 Lead O/S

great climb! loved it. Not as good as the book though.

with maurice
Hidden 28/Apr/92 Lead
Roget 21/Aug/91 Lead O/S
with mark turnbull
High 6a+
Mid 6a+
Low 6a+
High 6a
Mid 6a
Low 6a
High 5c
Mid 5c
Low 5c
Votes cast 47
Votes cast 44
Style of ascent
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Flashed (β)
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