Traverse the thin break from the juggy ledge down on the left, to a crux moving around and up the arete
Rockfax(98) - Boulder 4 #15 (B7)
PDB p138:16 (font 6b)

Ticklists: The Black Circuit - Stanage, Peak Bouldering - bold-star Eastern-Grit sub 7s, Plantation sub 7as.

charlietorrance 22/Nov Sent x
Hidden 21/Nov Sent rpt
Hidden 21/Nov Sent β
Robin Nichols 12/Nov Sent O/S
with Jemma
Hidden 12/Nov Sent
elbeanio 01/Nov Sent x
tomfrankenburg 25/Oct -

Couldn't get the last few moves on this for ages, so I took the mat away and got it done without any problems.

Jackwd 25/Oct Sent rpt

5/6 times to warm up.

Hidden 25/Oct Sent rpt
sev 23/Oct Sent β
AWhalley 17/Oct Sent
with James Cutler, Phil Mitchell
Ross.Cooper 11/Oct Sent x
Jackwd 11/Oct Sent rpt
with B Man Milne, K Dawg Chan Man
Robbiobaby 10/Oct Sent β
lukey13 10/Oct Sent x
Hidden 03/Oct Sent x
James_L88 03/Oct Sent x

2nd go.

with Harry Arnott, Marc Bunyard, Kat Day
Hidden 26/Sep Sent x
lauraf.gurney 25/Sep Sent x
Hidden 06/Sep Sent x
legbitme ?/Sep Sent
with Jambon
string arms 30/Jul -
adam carless 21/Jul Sent x

Got to the last move on my first try, then clattered off due to crap footwork.

hellboundblr 11/Jul Sent
YamCam 11/Jul Sent x
Hidden 19/Jun Sent x
Dave Cale 08/Jun Sent x

2nd go

joshcullen95 08/Jun Sent β
with David cale
Luke Dawson 19/May Sent x
Hidden 16/May Sent x
spiderz 16/May Sent x
Hidden 26/Apr Sent β
Dave Douglas 22/Apr Sent rpt
with Ed Morgan
Edward Kwong 18/Apr Sent x

Used an early right heel hook to get around the crux without taking a swing and dabbing the low rock.

Matti Puckridge 18/Apr Sent
Angus Taylor 14/Apr Sent x
tommo1664 11/Apr Sent O/S
mrteale 09/Apr Sent x
with MrBlond
edmillsdilkes 05/Apr Sent
James rogers86 04/Apr Sent x

Was climbing like crap so tuck me some time to finish.

Edd Aspbury ?/Apr -
Dave Mayes 26/Mar Sent O/S

Surprisingly good

Andrew Jennings 08/Mar Sent rpt
with Maud, Carlos Jose Catari, Marco Jubes, Aitor Flores
radioshed 17/Jan Sent x
OliverRoss 10/Jan Sent x
with James Wilson, Ryan Baird
Hidden 04/Jan Sent x
Laurence Everitt 02/Jan Sent x
SSRyanSS ??/2015 -

Used a simultaneous heel hook / toe hook to match the crux from the opposite angle, avoiding dab

FATBOYFAT ??/2015 -
Alison2 06/Dec/14 Sent x
with Dad
soph 24/Nov/14 Sent rpt
Hidden 09/Nov/14 Sent
Rachel Slater 01/Nov/14 Sent x

Another one I tried years ago but felt easy today.

Hidden ?/Nov/14 Sent
benkelsey 31/Oct/14 Sent x

end of the day, 3 tries, always to the last move, then sent

Ed morris 31/Oct/14 Sent O/S
with harry, Cherry, stefan
Stefan_Morris 26/Oct/14 Sent O/S
with Stuart Clark, Nick Turner, AndrewJamesCherry
catt 18/Oct/14 Sent rpt
with Jules, Will
Nathanie1 11/Oct/14 Sent β
nai 05/Oct/14 Sent rpt
penny.orr ?/Oct/14 -
belay bunny turned bad 23/Sep/14 Sent rpt
with Aki, simon
Phijinator 21/Sep/14 Sent x

Came off the last move on my first try, got it clean on the second try. Awesome problen

Hidden 24/Aug/14 Sent x
escostar 05/Jul/14 Sent dnf

Few tired tries, will go with a bit more work.

with Seni Williams, Peter Isebor
MYox 05/Jul/14 Sent rpt
alx ?/Jun/14 Sent
julesmckim 05/May/14 Sent x
davebowes 04/May/14 Sent O/S
TimG 13/Apr/14 Sent x

tried in the past, got it first time today (slight dab once round the corner)

with Paul
Nick1812P 29/Mar/14 Sent
Indy92 15/Mar/14 Sent x
tim newton 12/Mar/14 Sent x
gingerwolf 09/Mar/14 Sent x
Duncan 88 09/Mar/14 Sent
al123 21/Feb/14 Sent
with Henry
SDM 16/Feb/14 -
DaveMo 02/Feb/14 Sent

bum brushed pad

Hidden ??/2014 Sent x
Jackwd 28/Dec/13 Sent rpt

Repeat, no dab, first try.

with Rob Smith, Stuart Webster
chris.t 24/Dec/13 Sent
quiffhanger 22/Dec/13 Sent rpt

First go of the day

tom 20/Dec/13 Sent x
tom 20/Dec/13 Sent x
amccann 20/Dec/13 Sent β
Stig 20/Dec/13 Sent rpt
belay bunny turned bad 10/Dec/13 Sent x
herrettscott 01/Dec/13 Sent x
with Jackwd
Jackwd 24/Nov/13 Sent dnf

Showing Scott the beta.

Will Hunt 23/Nov/13 Sent x
with Tom Nichols
Katkat 15/Nov/13 Sent
david morse 04/Nov/13 Sent x
Si dH 04/Nov/13 Sent x

Flashed but bum brushed the pad as i held the swing matching the nose. Moved the pad and did it without dab second go.

with Chris Foster, Ben
Duncan Campbell 04/Nov/13 Sent
crimpthengaston ?/Nov/13 Sent

Great moves on cool holds

Hidden ?/Oct/13 Sent
Hidden 28/Sep/13 Sent x
leon 28/Sep/13 Sent x
Hidden 28/Sep/13 Sent dnf
CallumC ?/Aug/13 Sent


dr_botnik 24/Jun/13 Sent dnf
with Jack D
Jackwd 24/Jun/13 Sent x

Nice problem, although it's hard to protect with a mat and not dab it! More body tension needed probably, but i'll take the send.

Hidden 16/Jun/13 Sent
robblowen 02/Jun/13 Sent dnf
with Munch, Jules, Krissy
munch88 02/Jun/13 Sent O/S

awesome line, buzzing to get first attempt

with rob
rockrat 01/Jun/13 Sent x
with Phoebe Robinson, Jemma Race
Dean177 19/May/13 Sent O/S
TGreen 12/May/13 Sent x
masonwoods101 30/Apr/13 Sent rpt
Hidden 20/Apr/13 Sent x
Hidden 06/Apr/13 Sent dnf
WillDoyle 06/Apr/13 Sent
stuwelly85 06/Apr/13 Sent x
with Kiwi Nick
Hidden 06/Apr/13 Sent x
Hidden 17/Mar/13 Sent rpt
Hidden 05/Mar/13 Sent
Hidden 01/Mar/13 -
wolf.leeb 01/Mar/13 Sent O/S
with jo
Hidden ?/Mar/13 Sent β
Patrick Hill 23/Feb/13 Sent
catblack 17/Feb/13 Sent x

Remembered beta from last time and found it quite straightforward.

with rob
anguskille 17/Feb/13 Sent x
with Laura
samwillo 09/Jan/13 Sent
with Thomas Shaw
Hidden ??/2013 Sent
willjh ??/2013 Sent
Hidden 01/Dec/12 Sent dnf
TonyB 01/Dec/12 Sent x
littleluke 01/Dec/12 Sent β
jonny north 23/Nov/12 -
Hidden 18/Nov/12 Sent
DDDD 16/Nov/12 Sent x


with Ian
karol dubas 13/Nov/12 Sent x
with Pawel
mark20 10/Nov/12 Sent β
drguiom 02/Nov/12 Sent x
with Dave
drguiom 29/Oct/12 Sent dnf
willsm11 27/Oct/12 Sent β
bencoope 22/Oct/12 -
Gambit 21/Oct/12 Sent x
with Guiom
drguiom 21/Oct/12 Sent dnf
with Rick Crosby
Hidden 20/Oct/12 Sent x
Hidden 17/Oct/12 Sent x
J.Wells 14/Oct/12 Sent x
paddy1024 14/Oct/12 Sent x
Timothy Graham Peck 07/Oct/12 Sent x

classic. nice sequence

with Luke, kieran
kieranrex 06/Oct/12 -
with Tim Peck
Hidden ?/Oct/12 Sent
chrisscutt ?/Sep/12 Sent x
with ro, oly
angus 22/Aug/12 -
Jordan4D ?/Aug/12 Sent
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 15/Jul/12 Sent β
Hidden 15/Jul/12 Sent
Haydn Jones 11/Jun/12 Sent x

2nd try

with ben vieyra
Spacetourist 19/May/12 Sent x
Hidden 16/May/12 Sent
leon 13/May/12 Sent rpt

2nd go. Should have on-sighted this but messed my foot work up on the crux.

Ricky Rocks 07/May/12 Sent

great problem. Nice to do after trying 8 years previous.

Hidden 06/May/12 Sent O/S
Chris Redding 05/May/12 Sent dnf

First go got past the arete but fell before i had sorted my feet out. We moved on before i was fresh enough again. Another for next time

np134 05/May/12 Sent
with R. Richmond, C. Redding, D. Wicks, T. Frost
Hidden 15/Apr/12 Sent x
wilsonmackenzie 24/Mar/12 Sent β
ChrisCSC89 24/Mar/12 Sent x
with Will, Jamie, Euan, Wilson
mantle87 24/Mar/12 -
Alex Norman 24/Mar/12 Sent x

3rd go, great problem!

peter.herd 17/Mar/12 Sent x
dane2468 14/Mar/12 Sent x
timmyhobby 13/Mar/12 Sent
jonskippy 13/Mar/12 Sent

2nd go!

with Sai
joe.91 11/Mar/12 Sent O/S
Hidden 11/Mar/12 Sent x
C coldwell-storry 10/Mar/12 Sent β
philipjames 10/Mar/12 Sent
Alex@home 02/Mar/12 Sent dnf

too late in the session. failed trying to reach the big pocket up the arete. one to come back for

NathanW ?/Mar/12 Sent
fp219 29/Feb/12 Sent
oliver.ghill91 26/Feb/12 Sent
Hidden 19/Feb/12 Sent x
Hidden 11/Feb/12 Sent x
markalmack 04/Feb/12 Sent x
Hidden 04/Feb/12 Sent x
Cake 15/Jan/12 Sent
with Matt
Jonny Nick 14/Jan/12 Sent x


drguiom 06/Jan/12 Sent dnf
with Dave, Rick Crosby
Hidden 02/Jan/12 Sent
belay bunny turned bad 02/Jan/12 Sent

I'll have to do it again without the dab!!!

with loundsy
quiffhanger 02/Jan/12 Sent x
deacondeacon ??/2012 Sent

2nd go, skipped the big pocket.

Nye Meerkat ??/2012 -
sgl0jd 28/Dec/11 -
Hidden 14/Dec/11 Sent x
Souljah 27/Nov/11 Sent β
with Alister
Hidden 20/Nov/11 Sent x
catt 20/Nov/11 Sent x

Finally. A very good boulder problem.

Hidden 19/Nov/11 Sent
masonwoods101 16/Oct/11 Sent β

bad landing, flash

Will Hunt 16/Oct/11 Sent dnf
Hidden 16/Oct/11 Sent dnf
Hidden 05/Aug/11 Sent x
Dan Lane 26/Jul/11 Sent dnf

almost did it, though was a little hot to pull on the slopers at the end.

with Jake Oughton
nathanlee 24/Jul/11 Sent x
cjsheps 03/Jul/11 Sent x

hungover ;) dabbed on the flash slightly dammit!

Tony Little 01/Jul/11 Sent x

probably done before a long time ago

Hidden 19/Jun/11 Sent rpt
kermit_uk 19/Jun/11 Sent x
steve.warrington 19/Jun/11 Sent x
DRHolmes 13/Jun/11 Sent
AshWH ?/Jun/11 Sent β
willoates 04/May/11 Sent x

2nd go. really good i thought

with Bryan, Ben
peaches69 20/Apr/11 Sent O/S
con321 20/Apr/11 Sent x

2nd go !!!!!

NeilManley 14/Apr/11 Sent O/S
Gustav 14/Apr/11 Sent x
with Matt G
LakesWinter 01/Apr/11 Sent dnf


with gustav, Cake
Cake 01/Apr/11 Sent x

Pretty fresh. A good way to finish your climbing for the day

with Jon, Matt
eazyclimbing 25/Mar/11 Sent
jimmyrua 20/Mar/11 Sent β
with Magnus, David Brigham
Hidden 19/Mar/11 Sent rpt
Hidden 11/Mar/11 Sent
Ewan Russell 12/Feb/11 Sent x

Bad days climbing, this being the sole noteworthy bit at end of day.

with Random Folk, Clair Muir
harvie 08/Feb/11 Sent
Hidden 03/Feb/11 Sent O/S
Hidden 19/Jan/11 Sent
Hidden 19/Jan/11 Sent x
Chris_barr 17/Jan/11 Sent x

3rd go today.

Hidden 02/Jan/11 Solo RP
xican ??/2011 Sent O/S


akhughes ??/2011 Sent
blaza1 ??/2011 Sent x
soph ??/2011 Sent
Stig 06/Nov/10 Sent x
boulderholder 24/Oct/10 Sent x

Exhausting and thuggy!

with FRED
Orrin Coley 24/Oct/10 Sent β
gregcourtney 16/Oct/10 Sent β

2nd go

with Andy Booth
Hidden ?/Oct/10 Sent β
AndyJBooth 30/Sep/10 Sent x
dominic lee 15/Sep/10 Sent
Hidden 04/Sep/10 Sent O/S
jowgli 27/Aug/10 Sent x
with rich buckley
highrepute 22/Aug/10 Sent
Hidden 25/May/10 Sent x
ilikemonkys 22/May/10 Sent β
Hidden 09/May/10 Sent dnf
Hidden 08/May/10 Sent x
Hidden 13/Apr/10 -
Hidden 19/Mar/10 Sent
Lex Wilkinson 13/Mar/10 -
Andy Barratt 13/Mar/10 -
Hidden 03/Mar/10 Sent x
Hidden 03/Feb/10 Sent
Hidden 01/Feb/10 Sent x
Kimi_P 01/Feb/10 Sent x
gcarmichael ?/Feb/10 Sent x
jamiev 23/Jan/10 Sent rpt
with Sean Lynch
stephenhartley ??/2010 Sent
RossG ??/2010 -
fp219 ??/2010 Sent
ollie_e ??/2010 -
nai 04/Dec/09 Sent O/S
with Tom
Hidden ?/Dec/09 -
john lynch 07/Nov/09 Sent x
with scott mclellan, Lewis Andrew, rich armour
Lewis Andrew 07/Nov/09 Sent x
with John Lynch, Rich Armour
Hidden 31/Oct/09 Sent
Matt Fry 26/Oct/09 Sent x

Should have O/S.

PeteH 16/Oct/09 Sent x

Brilliant problem!

Hidden 10/Oct/09 Sent x
Hidden 05/Oct/09 Sent x
danm 24/Sep/09 Sent

Suprised myself doing it first go.

gregoritos 14/Jun/09 Sent x
NickHobbs 24/May/09 Sent x
with Graeme
Hidden 12/May/09 Sent x
Graeme Hammond 24/Apr/09 Sent x
Graeme Hammond 23/Apr/09 Sent x
monsteratt 12/Apr/09 Sent x
with Morgan and Maxwell
sparkass 21/Mar/09 Sent O/S
whistler 15/Mar/09 Sent O/S
with Busa gang
ashknot 15/Mar/09 Sent x

Clean Second go. good non slopper problem

with BUSA Folk
MorganPreece 01/Feb/09 Sent β

Good stuff!!! Really hard to keep your feet up!!

with Monty, Jm
Hidden 31/Jan/09 Sent x
Twisty 31/Jan/09 Sent β
Jeronimo 26/Jan/09 Sent β

brilliant. Did the arete before hand so can't call it a flash, but got both traverse and arete first go.

with Rob
jamiev 17/Jan/09 Sent rpt
kingholmesy ??/2009 Sent x
cymjt ??/2009 -
Milnes 29/Nov/08 Sent x

Sent. Worked for a while. A test peice for me really. Ticked after 6 months of climbing. Its a middle point in the grading scale I want to finally be capable of climbing. Next tick- 7a

groovypiper 21/Nov/08 Sent x
with Kris
Pura Vida 16/Nov/08 Sent
Hidden 16/Nov/08 Sent x
galpinos 16/Nov/08 Sent rpt
with Mark
figfour ?/Nov/08 -
with a few burly chaps
Brandon Copley 17/Oct/08 Sent O/S


with liam
Liam Copley 17/Oct/08 Sent O/S

Flash, Font6b/6b+

with brother - brandon
Pura Vida 05/Oct/08 Sent
dannyboy83 ?/Oct/08 Sent x
Pura Vida 27/Sep/08 -


tommytwotone 30/Jun/08 Sent x
jamiev 18/May/08 Sent rpt
JPGR 16/Feb/08 Sent x
galpinos 09/Feb/08 Sent rpt

First go. Felt fine.

with Neil & Mark
darren1 ??/2008 -
Andrew Barker ??/2008 -
Pura Vida ??/2008 -
galpinos 20/Oct/07 Sent x
jamiev 29/Aug/07 Sent rpt
with Kenta Tanaka
Ben1983 29/Jun/07 Sent x
lukehodson 11/Mar/07 Sent x

Day after busa 07. Great problem.

with Rich Beckley, Lev
danm ?/Nov/06 Sent
Hidden 26/Apr/06 Sent x
Mark A Humphries 18/Mar/06 Sent x

An absolutely awesome problem. Gets 2 stars in the Rockfax guide but I think its worth 3 (if you have enough pads to ignore the back breaking landing!)

with Andy
rice boy ?/Oct/05 -
Monk ??/2002 -
+4apeindex ??/2002 -
Cassidy ?/Jan/01 Sent
with Peak Grit Mafia
Hidden ?/Apr/00 Sent
Mike Owen ?/Oct/97 Solo
with Elaine Owen
Hidden ??/1997 -
Dave Douglas 03/Aug/93 Sent x
with Matt Birch
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