Rockfax Description
Step in from the left then climb the left-hand edge of the north-facing wall via a series of good breaks, to a groping exit. © Rockfax

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Eastern Grit (2006): Top 500, Stanage Routes BMC Graded List, Stanage Starred VDiffs, Stanage Popular Greens.

amccann 02/Jan Solo O/S
AdamFreeman 31/Dec/16 Lead O/S

Windy and cold!

TobyA 13/Nov/16 Lead O/S

Not very good.

with Jiri
Droyd 13/Nov/16 Solo O/S
georgenvk 13/Nov/16 2nd O/S
with TobyA
Robin Nichols 02/Nov/16 Solo O/S
with Jim, Jemma
Hidden 02/Oct/16 Lead
Hidden 20/Sep/16 -
runestone 29/Aug/16 Lead O/S
with jeff
Markheighton 25/Aug/16 -
Hidden 31/Jul/16 TR O/S
Andysomething 30/Jul/16 Lead

Blowing a hooly added some extra excitement

with Bruce Perry
HazelMacLean 30/Jul/16 2nd O/S
Hidden 30/Jul/16 Lead O/S
The Reaper 05/Jul/16 Solo O/S
stev1e.wilso 26/Jun/16 2nd rpt
John Brayshaw 26/Jun/16 2nd rpt
Phil Mercer 26/Jun/16 Lead O/S
adi bryant 19/Jun/16 Solo
with Steph, Ged
Joe.Elliott1 28/May/16 Lead
Thorpy 28/May/16 TR

First ever time climbing outdoors. Loads of fun

LeeHawden 28/May/16 2nd
with joe
Hidden 23/May/16 Solo
RiPomc 14/May/16 2nd
with Julie Cooke
JCookie 14/May/16 Lead

exposed/rounded top-out. I'll take the severe tick from BMC guide, if its offered!

with Richard Plater
keitht 12/May/16 Solo
MSchobitz 12/May/16 Solo O/S
joemallia 09/May/16 2nd O/S
Withey3 01/Apr/16 Solo O/S
Hidden 25/Mar/16 -
Hidden 24/Oct/15 Lead
Duncan Beard 03/Oct/15 Solo

bit roundy near & at the top

Mark Stitson (ULGMC) 03/Oct/15 2nd

Started the more natural line up The Nose VS 4b

patrickhoey32 25/Aug/15 Lead
John Higgs 08/Aug/15 Solo O/S
Durkules 02/Aug/15 Lead
Andypeak 02/Aug/15 2nd
Simon Caldwell 02/Aug/15 Lead O/S

Good route with a tricky finish, maybe S 4b?

with Carmen
Hidden 02/Aug/15 2nd
Prof. Outdoors 25/Jul/15 2nd
Michael Bortoluzzi 11/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with Maz (WCC)
stev1e.wilso 11/Jul/15 Lead O/S

Severe in BMC guide but more like V Diff. Nice climb though.

John Brayshaw 11/Jul/15 2nd O/S
chrisbrown2050 11/Jul/15 Lead

Bailed at start

with Bryony Maddams
Hidden 20/Jun/15 2nd dog
funkyvin1 20/Jun/15 2nd O/S
Hidden 20/Jun/15 Lead
naughtybadboy 04/May/15 Lead
with John Shelley
Wizzy 01/May/15 Solo O/S
Ana Broad 18/Apr/15 Lead
with Tommaso Benacchio
ju59 10/Apr/15 2nd
with Nigel
Hidden 10/Apr/15 Lead
FlavioL1989 05/Apr/15 Solo O/S
BDC 21/Dec/14 2nd
with Anna
cookie-doo 02/Dec/14 Lead
Lenny 22/Oct/14 Solo O/S
Mikethe boar 13/Sep/14 Solo
Hidden 30/Aug/14 Solo O/S
RyanOsborne 30/Aug/14 Lead
Ele 30/Aug/14 2nd
with Ryan
Hidden 21/Jul/14 Lead
Hidden 14/Jun/14 2nd
Hidden 11/Jun/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 08/Jun/14 2nd O/S
mynyddresident 07/Jun/14 Solo
with KP
mike.a.thorpe ?/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Adrian Daniels 31/May/14 Lead
with Jenny Foster Davidson, John Parrott
Bullybones 21/May/14 2nd
with Neil
freemanTom 18/May/14 Lead

The nose start, makes a lovely route

with Amy Till
RalphC 17/May/14 Lead
with Adrian
Lornajkelly 17/May/14 Lead O/S
with Florence Thievenaz, Lindsay French
Derek Furze 27/Apr/14 2nd
with Leigh Harrison
tprebs 14/Apr/14 Solo O/S
RKernan 14/Apr/14 Solo
Hidden 13/Apr/14 2nd O/S
Nick1812P 29/Mar/14 Solo O/S
with Jamie
Hidden 29/Mar/14 Solo O/S
Dan Arkle ??/2014 -
gingerwolf 01/Dec/13 Lead O/S
joeallen28 19/Oct/13 2nd O/S

Very wet!

tomsimpson89 19/Oct/13 Lead O/S
superturbo 01/Oct/13 Lead
Andy Moles 30/Sep/13 Solo O/S
with -
Hidden 28/Sep/13 Lead
Hidden 28/Sep/13 2nd
Jim Slater 14/Sep/13 Solo O/S
stokienomad 08/Sep/13 Lead O/S

One side pull a good stretch over the top on the right otherwise bugger all else.

mrdigitaljedi 08/Sep/13 2nd
with stokienomad
londonoring 29/Aug/13 Lead O/S

Also with James Tate

Hidden 29/Aug/13 2nd
adamashcroft 12/Aug/13 Lead O/S
kkris 10/Aug/13 2nd O/S
with Adam
Hidden 16/Jul/13 Lead O/S
amy91 12/Jul/13 Lead
with Julia Hinchliffe
Jules_Julia 12/Jul/13 2nd O/S
Ade in Sheffield 11/Jul/13 2nd
with Sean Orchard, JenEvans
JenEvans 10/Jul/13 Lead
with Adrian Ripley
JenEvans 10/Jul/13 Solo
jrccrosby 30/Jun/13 2nd
Theeni 30/Jun/13 Lead
with Joseph
jshields 16/Jun/13 Lead
MikeDowsett 16/Jun/13 2nd
AshBash 06/Jun/13 Lead O/S
davidalcock 31/May/13 Lead
with Diz
munch88 22/May/13 2nd β
with rob
robblowen 22/May/13 Lead O/S
with Munch
Hidden 06/May/13 2nd O/S
jwhereat 05/May/13 2nd
adamwesthead 03/May/13 Solo O/S
with Hoult
manosand 27/Apr/13 2nd
with Sheldon
Hidden 27/Apr/13 Lead O/S
jogh 20/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Vincent
vinni 20/Apr/13 2nd O/S
with James
Hidden 20/Apr/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 14/Apr/13 Lead
Hidden 13/Jan/13 Solo
MJS ??/2013 -
Hidden ??/2013 -
Ben Grounsell ??/2013 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Oct/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 05/Sep/12 Lead
Hidden 02/Sep/12 -
NickTay 02/Sep/12 2nd
with Ian C
Jimbo C 23/Aug/12 2nd
with Chris
deacondeacon 20/Aug/12 Solo O/S
mick1jones 18/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with Dave Wilkinson
Heather651 11/Aug/12 Lead
with Ben Robinson
Deezel65 06/Aug/12 Solo O/S
islandlynx 30/Jul/12 Solo
shed_hed 27/Jul/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 15/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Phil West 12/May/12 Lead O/S
with Chris Tan
Jenny Clarke ?/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Marianna
Coops_13 21/Feb/12 Solo O/S
will_benfold 22/Oct/11 2nd O/S
with Andy Howell
Hidden 22/Oct/11 2nd
kev_george 03/Sep/11 2nd O/S
with Sean King
rorschach 03/Sep/11 Lead

First lead at Stanage - windy but fun!

rockman 01/Sep/11 Lead O/S

Started up the nose and carried straight on up.

timcedwards 01/Sep/11 2nd
Hidden 17/Aug/11 2nd
jack89 25/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Brian
hazeysunshine 24/Jul/11 2nd
with Fred
charley 24/Jul/11 Solo O/S
Danny Crump 23/Jul/11 Solo
Hidden 09/Jul/11 Lead
Bob M 14/Jun/11 Solo
kitkat78 03/Jun/11 2nd O/S
with Andy K
Alpandy 03/Jun/11 Lead
with Kat
Hidden ?/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Bond_Girl 06/May/11 2nd
with Ronald
Hidden 06/May/11 Lead
Hidden 25/Apr/11 Solo O/S
llamaglama 25/Apr/11 Solo
with Jam
Jonathan Hall 14/Apr/11 Solo
Hidden 12/Apr/11 Solo O/S
john lynch 26/Mar/11 Solo
uphillnow ??/2011 -
Tatjana ??/2011 -
Emma Painter ??/2011 2nd O/S
Hidden ?/Dec/10 -
Mongoose 16/Oct/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Oct/10 2nd
buxtoncoffeelover 21/Sep/10 Solo
Hidden 18/Sep/10 Lead
thoabb 04/Sep/10 Lead O/S
with sophie
Hidden 04/Sep/10 2nd
joncannon 16/Aug/10 2nd
Hidden ?/Jul/10 TR
edmitchell 31/May/10 Lead O/S
edd rab 25/May/10 Solo O/S
Tony Mustow 23/May/10 Lead O/S
popebenedictus 20/May/10 Solo O/S
with Soloed
Neil Metcalfe101 15/May/10 Lead
with Andy Odger
Hidden 15/May/10 2nd O/S
Alan James - UKC and UKH 17/Apr/10 Lead
Sam James-Louwerse 17/Apr/10 2nd
andrew sandercock 07/Mar/10 Solo O/S
Marc Murphy ?/Mar/10 AltLd
Hidden 09/Nov/09 Solo
jg45 29/Oct/09 TR
with Simon & Don
thomasadixon 28/Oct/09 Solo O/S
Adam Potter 17/Oct/09 Solo O/S
vvanhinsbergh 23/Aug/09 Solo O/S
paulerussell 09/Aug/09 2nd O/S
with Chris Poad
cpoad 09/Aug/09 2nd O/S
with Jamie L, Paul R
Karlos 08/Aug/09 Solo
marcmac 25/Jul/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Jul/09 Lead O/S
jimorothy 26/Jun/09 2nd
with Scott Barnett
EAYL 08/Jun/09 Lead
with antcarney
colin milton 06/Jun/09 Solo
Reds 29/May/09 Solo O/S
JDDD 24/May/09 Lead
Shad ?/May/09 2nd
Alfredo 29/Apr/09 Solo
Hidden 13/Apr/09 Lead
SteveM 05/Apr/09 Solo
Hidden 05/Apr/09 Solo
spragglerocks 03/Apr/09 2nd O/S
Brown 19/Mar/09 Solo O/S
with Solo
stuaart 14/Mar/09 2nd O/S

Possibly the most windy climb that day.

with Jamie Nicholson
sims 01/Mar/09 2nd O/S
with Jonno
howlingbaboon 17/Jan/09 Solo O/S
BRUCESTRAC ??/2009 -
Hidden ??/2009 Lead
RM199 ??/2009 -
Hidden ??/2009 -
sonaf ?/Dec/08 Lead
with Chopper
jwpil 18/Oct/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Oct/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Oct/08 Solo O/S
stargazerhill 11/Oct/08 2nd β

harder then i would have expected, holds were lacking in parts, sloapy at best.

with Mark Wrangham
whiting.jp 27/Sep/08 Solo O/S
Si dH 20/Sep/08 Lead O/S

Aha, the definitive (which gives S 4a) does not state 'step in from the left'! I did anyway, since I was climbing it with my girlefriend and direct was clearly way too hard for her...that mantle felt like it would be closer to 6a than 4a...

with Ruth
adrianscott 18/Sep/08 Solo O/S
antdav 13/Sep/08 2nd O/S

first outdoor climb

with Mike Rosser
petemeads 23/Aug/08 Solo
deano 23/Aug/08 Solo
monkeyjumper ?/Aug/08 Solo
maybe_si 28/Jul/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 21/Jul/08 Lead O/S
Adam1973 20/Jul/08 Solo O/S
stewart murray 20/Jul/08 Solo
robjc89 ?/Jul/08 Lead O/S
with Simon White
dannyboy83 ?/Jun/08 Solo O/S
Ian Archer 31/May/08 TR O/S
Hidden 18/May/08 2nd
teflonpete ?/May/08 Lead O/S
with Alex
liamoloughlin ?/May/08 Solo
lowersharpnose 01/Jan/08 Lead
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
lazydaizy24 ??/2008 -
TrollJester ??/2008 AltLd O/S
with VARIOUS Throughout 80's+90's
stuckonarock 27/Oct/07 2nd O/S
with Seth
Jacob Ram 21/Oct/07 Lead O/S
with elisa best
tradguy 13/Oct/07 Lead O/S
andy jennings ?/Oct/07 Lead O/S
nai 17/Aug/07 Solo O/S
with Tim
tlr 17/Aug/07 Solo
with Pom
Hidden 12/Aug/07 Lead O/S
stooby 11/Aug/07 Lead O/S
with Oliver
Andy Clarke 11/Aug/07 Lead O/S
with Alex
Calder 22/Jul/07 Lead O/S
Chris Ellis 25/Jun/07 Lead
with Helen Odwell
Hidden 12/Jun/07 Lead O/S
sylwia ?/Jun/07 -
Hidden 31/May/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Apr/07 Lead
Chris the Tall 11/Apr/07 Solo rpt
Jim Vach 10/Apr/07 Solo O/S
Hidden 01/Apr/07 2nd
Graeme Hammond 06/Feb/07 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2007 -
tommcdonna 30/Oct/06 Lead O/S
with Jonno Cox
neilfish 21/Oct/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Oct/06 Lead O/S
davidwright 09/Sep/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Sep/06 2nd
Hidden 11/Jul/06 Solo O/S
victim of mathematics 01/Jul/06 Lead O/S
with Jaime
crossdressingrodney 01/Jul/06 2nd O/S
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 01/Jul/06 Solo O/S
Mutl3y 03/Jun/06 Lead
with Clog
rig 03/Jun/06 2nd O/S
with Dave Melotte
WRMusall 03/Jun/06 Lead rpt
with Charlie G
Clog 03/Jun/06 2nd
with Mutl3y
flytzen 22/Apr/06 Lead O/S
with Sean Worthington
Rampikino 25/Mar/06 Lead
with Claire Rollason
Tobias at Home ??/2006 -
@ndy ??/2006 Lead O/S
MikeDowsett ??/2006 Lead
with Kris Scheinkonig
rob wmc 16/Oct/05 Lead O/S
with Pete
Nicos 21/Sep/05 Solo O/S
with solo
Hidden 21/Aug/05 2nd
ron244 16/Jul/05 Lead O/S
with Louise Wolfenden
greg101 11/Jul/05 Solo
with Matt O'Connor
Hidden 11/Jul/05 Solo
Marc Murphy ?/Jul/05 Lead
JoW 25/May/05 Lead

Good climbing. Listed as Vdiff when climbed

Pete Graham ??/2005 Solo
Hidden ??/2005 Lead
Hidden 08/Aug/04 Lead
Apharri ?/Aug/04 Solo O/S
with Dave Wharton
Trobbo 26/Jun/04 2nd
with neil
tobydunford 12/Jun/04 Lead O/S
with Keith Hobbs
Hidden 23/May/04 Solo
SMc ?/May/04 Lead O/S
with Anne
Raggar ?/Apr/04 -
with Jon B
drysori ??/2004 -
duncan 14/Aug/03 Solo
with Hugo Glover
rob k 21/Jun/03 2nd O/S
Hidden 11/Apr/03 -
Hidden ?/Apr/03 2nd
Hidden 15/Mar/03 Solo O/S
Monk ??/2003 -
AJ007 ?/Sep/02 Solo
DerwentDiluted 29/Jun/02 Solo
Dave Toseland ??/2002 -
John Andrew Simpson ??/2002 Lead O/S
with Martin Hepworth
Roget 08/Sep/01 Solo O/S
r0b 12/May/01 Solo O/S
DubyaJamesDubya ??/2001 Solo O/S
Rock Fairy ??/2000 Lead
Chris the Tall ?/Sep/99 Solo O/S
Phil West 04/Jul/98 2nd O/S
with David Atherton
CrashMat Rob 30/May/98 Solo
with Martin Smith, Nicky
Strong Steve 09/Aug/96 Solo O/S
Hidden 21/Oct/95 Lead O/S
rurp ??/1995 -
Hidden 18/Sep/94 TR rpt
Tony Buckley ?/Aug/93 -
with Clare Downie
Hidden 28/Jun/91 -
steve prior ?/Jan/91 Lead
with Rob W
babymoac 16/Jun/90 Solo
tapley 24/May/90 -
Hidden 09/Apr/89 Lead O/S
goi.ashmore 14/Oct/88 Solo O/S
Andy Say 04/Sep/87 Solo
freeheel47 ?/Aug/87 -
Tom V 18/May/87 Solo
Iain Thow 10/May/87 Solo

Scary top out.

Paul Clarke ??/1985 Lead
with FMC
Nigel Bond 22/Jul/80 Solo
MikeDowsett ??/1978 Lead
mikej 10/Sep/66 Lead
with Ted Markham, John Lee
Hidden 02/May/65 Lead
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