16m.

Rockfax Description
A good example of its type. Upward progress is a grind, slipping back down is a doddle. The upper section is easier. © Rockfax

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Stanage Routes BMC Graded List, Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs, 100 Stanage stars, Stanage 100 VD - VS, Stanage for Crack Apprentices, Stanage Starred VDiffs, Peak district Road To Ruins Diff-VS, Stanage Chimney Tour, Stanage 'Difficults'

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UserDateStyleNotes & Partners
matthew2ts 15 May Lead
with George Dpc
with George Dpc
Nick1812P 30 Apr Solo O/S
Hidden 31 Mar 2nd
lucybradbury 15 Feb Lead
karinbradbury 15 Feb 2nd
The Screaming Finn 18 Nov, 2018 Solo O/S what a cracker!
what a cracker!
harrybeadle 18 Nov, 2018 Solo
Martin Bagshaw 29 Sep, 2018 Solo O/S
Rosie Henstock 22 Sep, 2018 Solo O/S Lolz
Lolz
TGreen 22 Sep, 2018 Solo O/S
RayG 14 Aug, 2018 Solo O/S
annakh 5 Aug, 2018 Lead O/S
Robaduck 19 May, 2018 Lead
Edlambeth 12 May, 2018 Lead O/S
Mihkel 12 May, 2018 2nd O/S (As part of 'Cragathon' challenge to commemorate Andy.)
with "Team Homemade Hawaiian Pants" (me, Rich P, Jon R, Jon B, Chaya, Alex, Wangy, Aled)
(As part of 'Cragathon' challenge to commemorate Andy.)
with "Team Homemade Hawaiian Pants" (me, Rich P, Jon R, Jon B, Chaya, Alex, Wangy, Aled)
lukevf 21 Sep, 2017 Solo dnf
robblowen 26 Aug, 2017 Solo O/S 85 of 100
85 of 100
Nicholas Wylie 25 Jul, 2017 Solo O/S
Scott Hynds 25 Jul, 2017 Solo Really lovely chimney, quite tiring even though it's super easy. Bit green at the top. I'd give it 3 stars.
Really lovely chimney, quite tiring even though it's super easy. Bit green at the top. I'd give it 3 stars.
Ben Bransby 3 Jul, 2017 Solo
nextural ?Jul, 2017 Lead
Rob Laird 24 Jun, 2017 Lead O/S
mjackson 18 Jun, 2017 Lead β
Oscar Popels 1 Jun, 2017 Solo
JoeFoster59 1 Jun, 2017 Solo O/S Great little chimney adventure I was still pumped from the right unconquerable so it was interesting but fun.
Great little chimney adventure I was still pumped from the right unconquerable so it was interesting but fun.
Yox89 28 May, 2017 Lead
with toffin
with toffin
Hidden 28 May, 2017 2nd O/S
ben1987 21 May, 2017 Lead O/S
Manc88 18 May, 2017 Solo
Hidden 9 May, 2017 Solo O/S
Diventure 3 May, 2017 Lead O/S
keitht 22 Apr, 2017 Solo
dewiturton 9 Apr, 2017 Solo
Hidden 7 Apr, 2017 Solo O/S
Andy Moles 12 Mar, 2017 Solo
cindylmy ?Mar, 2017 Solo on one of Sean's adventures!
on one of Sean's adventures!
Jonny Holmes ?Nov, 2016 AltLd
anthony.mayne 29 Oct, 2016 Lead O/S The sides become rather slippery when wet.
with Laura C
The sides become rather slippery when wet.
with Laura C
Hidden 15 Oct, 2016 Lead dnf
9fingerjon 2 Oct, 2016 Lead O/S
Hidden 2 Oct, 2016 Solo O/S
ashtond6 2 Oct, 2016 Solo O/S
Hidden 2 Oct, 2016 2nd
Chris Sansum 27 Aug, 2016 Lead O/S Started up Curving Chimney Left Arete, but it started peeing down, so I traversed into the chimney.
with Andy Reading
Started up Curving Chimney Left Arete, but it started peeing down, so I traversed into the chimney.
with Andy Reading
John Brayshaw 13 Aug, 2016 Lead O/S
stev1e.wilso 13 Aug, 2016 2nd O/S
Markheighton 23 Jul, 2016 AltLd O/S
DMC 17 Jul, 2016 2nd O/S
with Daz Copeland, Chris Murray
with Daz Copeland, Chris Murray
Chris Murray 17 Jul, 2016 Lead
with DMC
with DMC
SGD 5 Jun, 2016 2nd Done for fun, but it is actually a very good route.
with Tim
Done for fun, but it is actually a very good route.
with Tim
mBob8 26 May, 2016 2nd O/S Funky chimney/bridge combo but super slimy at the top.
Funky chimney/bridge combo but super slimy at the top.
cjcuni ?Apr, 2016 Solo O/S
EHenry ?Jan, 2016 Lead
Fred Henry ?Jan, 2016 2nd
with EHenry
with EHenry
Fred Henry ?Jan, 2016 2nd O/S
with EHenry
with EHenry
EHenry ??, 2016 Lead
Mike Roger ??, 2016 -
Hidden 27 Dec, 2015 Solo O/S
atom 25 Oct, 2015 Lead O/S Head for the light :)
Head for the light :)
St0neMonkey 25 Oct, 2015 2nd
with atom
with atom
HazelMacLean 10 Oct, 2015 2nd O/S A bit sparse on gear, I wouldn't try if you're a nervous lead. Pretty green towards the top!
with Heather Mungin
A bit sparse on gear, I wouldn't try if you're a nervous lead. Pretty green towards the top!
with Heather Mungin
AlistairBerridge 19 Sep, 2015 2nd β
with UoN Climbing Club Member/Fresher
with UoN Climbing Club Member/Fresher
sas 4 Sep, 2015 Solo O/S
Hidden 27 Aug, 2015 Lead O/S
Gloria 8 Aug, 2015 Lead G/U Two pieces of gear or less, felt protected somehow, but basically a solo.
Two pieces of gear or less, felt protected somehow, but basically a solo.
rachelvlc 8 Aug, 2015 2nd
with Gloria
with Gloria
John Higgs 8 Aug, 2015 Solo O/S
GermanAlex 27 Jun, 2015 Solo O/S Classic chimney action. I'm sure there's no difference to leading, as there isn't really much gear, and you can't fall out the crack either way.
Classic chimney action. I'm sure there's no difference to leading, as there isn't really much gear, and you can't fall out the crack either way.
nick244 27 Jun, 2015 Lead
alicethwaites 10 May, 2015 2nd
with Tom Geliot
with Tom Geliot
Flavio 5 Apr, 2015 Solo O/S
mattpw 4 Apr, 2015 2nd O/S
with Nick Butler
with Nick Butler
tomlevett 1 Jan, 2015 -
Yoshi ??, 2015 Solo O/S
Hidden ??, 2015 -
Canyak ??, 2015 -
gazfellows 9 Nov, 2014 Lead
with Nic
with Nic
SuperLee1985 9 Nov, 2014 2nd O/S Interesting climbing, but no gear so I don't see how this can be a VD.
with Alex Hunt
Interesting climbing, but no gear so I don't see how this can be a VD.
with Alex Hunt
Hidden 15 Oct, 2014 Lead
noteviljoe 28 Sep, 2014 Solo Part of attempted 100 Solo's (M-VD) in a day. No. 57. Loving the unexposed feeling of chimney's by this exhausted stage of the day. Aim downgraded to trying to reach 60 - so nearly there.
Part of attempted 100 Solo's (M-VD) in a day. No. 57. Loving the unexposed feeling of chimney's by this exhausted stage of the day. Aim downgraded to trying to reach 60 - so nearly there.
Hidden 20 Sep, 2014 Lead
sparkass 13 Sep, 2014 Solo rpt 100 IAD No. 62
100 IAD No. 62
Chris Huntington 31 Aug, 2014 Lead dnf
OliverRoss 27 Aug, 2014 Lead O/S
with James Davy
with James Davy
Oliver.Pickup 6 Jul, 2014 2nd O/S
ben.phillips 22 Jun, 2014 2nd O/S
Hidden 22 Jun, 2014 Lead rpt
Deezel65 15 Jun, 2014 Solo O/S
Hidden 8 Jun, 2014 TR
Matt Marsh 30 Mar, 2014 Solo
Tom Seccombe 14 Jan, 2014 Solo O/S
jrobbings ??, 2014 Lead
Jodgson ??, 2014 -
Hidden 21 Dec, 2013 Lead rpt
Goodstuff 21 Dec, 2013 2nd O/S Route 8 of the Stanage Winter Challenge. A great lead from Mike with no pro! Found the easiest way was to have one side of the body on the arête, the other in the chimney.
with Mike Gallimore
Route 8 of the Stanage Winter Challenge. A great lead from Mike with no pro! Found the easiest way was to have one side of the body on the arête, the other in the chimney.
with Mike Gallimore
Paul Eckton 14 Sep, 2013 Lead O/S
with Joshua Leak
with Joshua Leak
daprince 7 Sep, 2013 Lead
daprince 7 Sep, 2013 Lead
prwalker 31 Aug, 2013 2nd
with Rhys Williams
with Rhys Williams
Calum Wadsworth 26 Aug, 2013 Lead O/S
with S.O.C, Emma Jackson
with S.O.C, Emma Jackson
dbradbeer 13 Aug, 2013 Lead
with zzee83
with zzee83
zzee83 13 Aug, 2013 2nd
kfowler141 26 Jul, 2013 Lead
Nadir90 24 Jun, 2013 Lead O/S
Hidden 6 Jun, 2013 Lead O/S
Jimbo C 12 May, 2013 Solo Brilliant, the best of its type that I've done. Sustained, exhausting squirming of the tightest kind. Variations are possible depending on how deep into the crag you want to go.
with Chris
Brilliant, the best of its type that I've done. Sustained, exhausting squirming of the tightest kind. Variations are possible depending on how deep into the crag you want to go.
with Chris
papashango 28 Apr, 2013 Solo
with Stu
with Stu
fweatherall1 27 Apr, 2013 Lead
with james
with james
neilwiltshire 12 Oct, 2012 Lead O/S
with Josh Phipps, Nick Dedekind
with Josh Phipps, Nick Dedekind
Hidden 7 Oct, 2012 Solo O/S
eduardo 6 Oct, 2012 2nd O/S
with James Rose
with James Rose
Jonathan Hall 15 Sep, 2012 Lead
with Tamati
with Tamati
Hidden 15 Sep, 2012 2nd
Hidden 9 Sep, 2012 2nd
martroberts 5 Sep, 2012 Lead O/S Perfect example of why I don't like VDiffs! No good gear until a very long way up. Some good climbing though. Maybe I missed all the fun by not getting right in to the chimney proper?
Perfect example of why I don't like VDiffs! No good gear until a very long way up. Some good climbing though. Maybe I missed all the fun by not getting right in to the chimney proper?
rockjedi 4 Sep, 2012 2nd O/S
with stoo2k
with stoo2k
stoo2k 4 Sep, 2012 2nd
with Tim, rockjedi
with Tim, rockjedi
deacondeacon 23 Jul, 2012 Solo O/S
Dugg 3 May, 2012 2nd
Goose4 24 Mar, 2012 Solo O/S
with Chris Ince, Paul Moore
with Chris Ince, Paul Moore
Hidden 11 Mar, 2012 2nd
Hidden 11 Mar, 2012 Lead O/S
MarkRoe 15 Feb, 2012 Lead O/S Something a little different.
Something a little different.
Hidden ??, 2012 -
runestone 1 Nov, 2011 Lead O/S
with Blod
with Blod
will_benfold 29 Oct, 2011 Lead O/S
with Adam Poundall, gloredhel
with Adam Poundall, gloredhel
Hidden 29 Oct, 2011 2nd
sgl 28 Oct, 2011 Solo O/S
Hidden 28 Oct, 2011 Solo O/S
lou_p 15 Oct, 2011 Lead
with Karl
with Karl
ian d f 28 Sep, 2011 Solo O/S
pearson9596 11 Jun, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 5 Jun, 2011 2nd
Hidden 10 May, 2011 Solo O/S
Hidden 6 May, 2011 Solo O/S
superturbo 22 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
DigitalSteak 22 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
Si Croft 26 Mar, 2011 Lead interesting cant get into chimney moves untill its nearly over
with Jos
interesting cant get into chimney moves untill its nearly over
with Jos
uphillnow ??, 2011 -
PAJames ??, 2011 -
Hidden ??, 2011 -
the_doctor 24 Oct, 2010 Lead O/S 2 pieces of gear on the whole climb. A little scary but the moves were easy.
2 pieces of gear on the whole climb. A little scary but the moves were easy.
katyc 4 Oct, 2010 Solo
Hidden 28 Aug, 2010 TR O/S
Hidden 21 Jun, 2010 Solo O/S
Hidden 2 Jun, 2010 Lead O/S
Chi Cheng 2 Jun, 2010 Solo O/S
Hidden 18 Apr, 2010 Solo O/S
AMarchant 15 Apr, 2010 Solo O/S
RossG ??, 2010 -
mrmattwright ??, 2010 Lead O/S "A good introduction to climbing of this type". Yes.
with Sam Mould
"A good introduction to climbing of this type". Yes.
with Sam Mould
Hidden 4 Oct, 2009 Solo O/S
Hidden 27 Sep, 2009 Lead O/S
Maia 27 Sep, 2009 2nd O/S was going to lead this, but decided against it.. think it was a bit too tricky to be a VDiff!
was going to lead this, but decided against it.. think it was a bit too tricky to be a VDiff!
leonjones 19 Sep, 2009 Lead
Julian Prieto 19 Sep, 2009 2nd O/S
popebenedictus 21 Aug, 2009 Solo O/S
with Soloed
with Soloed
Brown 20 Jul, 2009 Solo O/S
with Solo
with Solo
Strong Steve 12 Jul, 2009 Solo O/S
mic_b 27 Jun, 2009 Solo O/S
Hidden 27 Jun, 2009 Solo
Reds 29 May, 2009 Solo O/S
howlingbaboon 29 Mar, 2009 Solo O/S
runestone 5 Jan, 2009 Lead O/S
with J
with J
Hidden ??, 2009 -
tommcdonna 12 Oct, 2008 Lead dnf My belayer got scared about the lack of gear, 1 move later I got scared about the lack of gear. Downclimbed. Maybe it's ok if you're thin and can squirm up the inside of the chimney, otherwise the outside is unprotected to about 10m.
with Richard Nuttall
My belayer got scared about the lack of gear, 1 move later I got scared about the lack of gear. Downclimbed. Maybe it's ok if you're thin and can squirm up the inside of the chimney, otherwise the outside is unprotected to about 10m.
with Richard Nuttall
Graeme Hammond 11 Oct, 2008 Solo O/S
brian watson 28 Sep, 2008 Solo
sparkass 27 Sep, 2008 Solo O/S
petemeads 26 Sep, 2008 Solo
Matthallinan 24 Jun, 2008 Solo
with Jon Winter
with Jon Winter
Chris Ellis 15 Jun, 2008 Lead
with Martin Veale
with Martin Veale
Tez29 27 May, 2008 Lead O/S
with Ivan
with Ivan
Pilch 20 May, 2008 Solo O/S Good fun, crux is first couple of moves
with Graham
Good fun, crux is first couple of moves
with Graham
RichT 13 May, 2008 Solo rpt
Little AndyH 5 May, 2008 2nd O/S
with Dan Jackson
with Dan Jackson
Hidden 16 Feb, 2008 Solo
daveagriff ??, 2008 Lead
Hidden ??, 2008 -
Hidden ??, 2008 -
Hidden ?Sep, 2007 Solo
pad-rat 9 Aug, 2007 Lead
Tom Hopkinson 1 Aug, 2007 Lead O/S
with Tom Hutchinson
with Tom Hutchinson
Hidden 9 Jun, 2007 Solo O/S
Hidden 2 Jun, 2007 Solo rpt
jugglingeek 3 May, 2007 2nd
Hidden ?May, 2007 TR
Jim Vach 10 Apr, 2007 Solo O/S
dannyboy83 8 Apr, 2007 Solo O/S
feilx 6 Apr, 2007 Solo O/S
craig matheson ?Apr, 2007 Solo
victim of mathematics 3 Mar, 2007 Lead O/S
with soph
with soph
Hidden ??, 2007 2nd
Duncan I ??, 2007 -
Hidden 14 Oct, 2006 2nd O/S
caroline256 26 Sep, 2006 Solo O/S
rig 3 Jun, 2006 TR dog None of us able to lead due to extreme lack of protection (ie none). Dapper led furthest but had to have a top rope dropped in order to finish. Dav and I followed on the top rope
with Dave Melotte, Dapper
None of us able to lead due to extreme lack of protection (ie none). Dapper led furthest but had to have a top rope dropped in order to finish. Dav and I followed on the top rope
with Dave Melotte, Dapper
Hidden 17 May, 2006 Solo O/S
SMc 20 Jun, 2005 -
with Anne
with Anne
runestone 12 Jun, 2005 Lead
Mike Lee 21 Mar, 2005 Solo
Tobias at Home ??, 2005 -
Apharri ?Aug, 2004 Solo
with Dave Wharton
with Dave Wharton
SteveM 26 Jun, 2004 Solo
tobydunford 11 Jun, 2004 Lead O/S
with Keith Hobbs
with Keith Hobbs
Ropeboy 19 Oct, 2003 Solo
SteveM 1 Oct, 2003 Solo
Hidden ?Jul, 2003 Lead O/S
Mark Stevenson 25 May, 2003 Solo O/S
Hidden 27 Mar, 2003 Lead O/S
rob k 28 Sep, 2002 Lead O/S
rob k 28 Sep, 2002 Lead
DerwentDiluted 29 Jun, 2002 Solo
lowersharpnose 1 Jan, 2002 Lead
Hidden ??, 2002 -
BenTiffin ??, 2002 Lead O/S
with Various
with Various
FrankW 19 May, 2001 2nd O/S
with Unknown
with Unknown
Alastair Hudson 13 May, 2001 Solo
John Eley ?May, 2001 Lead O/S
Hidden 27 Mar, 2001 Lead O/S
rocktigger ??, 2001 Solo
Hidden ?Aug, 2000 Solo
runestone 10 Jun, 2000 Lead O/S
with Blod
with Blod
Mark Riley ?May, 2000 Solo O/S
tlr ??, 2000 Solo
Paul-Michael 11 Sep, 1999 2nd O/S
with Gary Bond, Cuillin Calling
with Gary Bond, Cuillin Calling
Cuillin Calling 11 Sep, 1999 Lead
jim_randell 28 Aug, 1999 Lead O/S I lead in my Wildebeestes, Frog followed in his sandals.
with MB
I lead in my Wildebeestes, Frog followed in his sandals.
with MB
CrashMat Rob 18 Jul, 1998 Solo O/S
DavidEvans ?May, 1998 Solo
with Tim Stallard
with Tim Stallard
andrewbooth1000 16 Mar, 1998 Lead
with Ben Hirst
with Ben Hirst
Hidden ??, 1998 2nd
John Marsland 7 Jun, 1997 Lead
with Dave Mould
with Dave Mould
Jody ??, 1997 Solo O/S
The Reaper 13 May, 1996 Solo O/S
Hidden 2 Apr, 1996 Solo O/S
RossG123 ??, 1996 -
craig h 18 Nov, 1995 Solo O/S
Laramadness 4 Nov, 1995 Solo
John Southworth ?Jul, 1995 Solo O/S
colin milton 10 May, 1995 Solo
goi.ashmore 7 May, 1995 Solo O/S
runestone 1 Jan, 1995 Lead O/S
Hidden ??, 1995 Lead
Hidden 18 Sep, 1994 Solo
Hidden 16 Aug, 1994 Solo O/S
Hidden 10 May, 1994 Solo
Roget 8 May, 1994 Solo O/S
Hidden 24 Apr, 1993 Solo
Hidden 18 Jul, 1992 Solo
K1 ?Jun, 1992 -
Hidden ??, 1992 Lead
Hidden 11 May, 1991 Solo O/S
SR1970 ?Apr, 1991 Solo O/S
Marti999 ??, 1990 Lead
Hidden ?Jul, 1989 Solo
Rob Davies 24 Jun, 1989 Solo
IanGilbertJones ??, 1989 TR 1st ever climb!
1st ever climb!
Martin Bennett 23 Oct, 1988 Solo
Gambit 8 Aug, 1988 Lead O/S
with Adam and Phil
with Adam and Phil
Andy Say 29 Apr, 1988 Solo
BRUCESTRAC ??, 1988 -
with Chris Cracknell,Various
with Chris Cracknell,Various
John Marsland 27 Sep, 1987 Solo
Iain Thow 13 Jun, 1987 Solo
Hidden 9 May, 1987 Solo
johnny20whales 6 Jul, 1985 Solo
GordonHart ??, 1985 Solo O/S
babymoac 24 Jul, 1980 Solo
Hammy 15 Oct, 1978 Solo
with Jonathon Stacey
with Jonathon Stacey
Mark Kemball 11 Jun, 1978 Solo
Colin Matheson ?Apr, 1978 Solo
with Thompson & Blanks
with Thompson & Blanks
mike bridges 11 Sep, 1977 Solo O/S
Nigel Bond 18 Feb, 1977 Solo
Chris Terrey ??, 1977 Solo
Dave Musgrove 18 Apr, 1976 Solo
with Tim Leach, Dennis Gray
with Tim Leach, Dennis Gray
Derek Ryden ??, 1975 -
mikej 26 May, 1968 Solo
with Mike Lewis
with Mike Lewis
Dave Musgrove 4 Jun, 1967 Lead
with Bob Knapton
with Bob Knapton
mikej 12 Jun, 1966 Solo
with Ted Markham
with Ted Markham
Hidden 20 May, 1965 Solo
Hidden 8 May, 1965 Solo
Hidden 2 May, 1965 Solo
Hidden 14 Mar, 1965 Solo
Hidden 14 Nov, 1964 Solo
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