14m.

Rockfax Description
Climb the left-hand of a pair of parallel cracks then the wide left-trending rift to a narrow and exposed exit where helmets jam. © Rockfax

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Stanage for Crack Apprentices, Stanage Starred VDiffs, Stanage Popular Greens, Stanage 'Difficults'

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User Date Style Notes & Partners
Raggar 13 Aug 2nd
with Ian M
with Ian M
Hidden 3 Aug TR dnf
Half Pint Lizz 13 Jul Lead O/S Used the right hand rib instead as no gear on the wide crack but the upper squirm was fun!
Used the right hand rib instead as no gear on the wide crack but the upper squirm was fun!
Marina_K 13 Jul 2nd
samulejones 13 Jul 2nd O/S
DannyH001 10 Jul Lead
ColinD 7 Jul Solo
with NinaR
with NinaR
NinaR 7 Jul Solo O/S
with ColinD
with ColinD
acrkirby 15 Jun Solo O/S
Rob Jarratt 25 May 2nd Surprisingly awkward
with James Cooper
Surprisingly awkward
with James Cooper
Rob Jarratt 25 May 2nd Did it a second time today because Sam wanted to lead it too.
Did it a second time today because Sam wanted to lead it too.
samnotjoe 25 May Lead This was difficult at the start and then coming out of the niche awkward and head bashy. I wouldn't be keen to repeat it.
This was difficult at the start and then coming out of the niche awkward and head bashy. I wouldn't be keen to repeat it.
Iggy_B 28 Mar 2nd
LingCH 28 Mar Lead O/S Crack too big for any cams at the start. Used the right crack instead to place 1st piece. Rest of climb was good, needed to step out on left at the top to not crash helmet into crack. Could even body jam up.
with Iain
Crack too big for any cams at the start. Used the right crack instead to place 1st piece. Rest of climb was good, needed to step out on left at the top to not crash helmet into crack. Could even body jam up.
with Iain
StockportAl 7 Oct, 2018 Lead O/S It gets nice and tight at the top, briefly got my helmet stuck in the chimney.
with Simon Bradbury
It gets nice and tight at the top, briefly got my helmet stuck in the chimney.
with Simon Bradbury
Jedi196 13 Sep, 2018 Lead
with J
with J
RayG 14 Aug, 2018 Solo O/S
Trickett 21 Jul, 2018 2nd O/S
with Colin Clayton
with Colin Clayton
Hidden 9 Jul, 2018 Solo O/S
TimG 2 Jul, 2018 2nd
Jack Whiteley 2 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S
ssnow157 2 Jul, 2018 2nd Got stuck in the top chimney
Got stuck in the top chimney
Martin Bagshaw 11 Jun, 2018 Solo O/S
John Brayshaw 9 Jun, 2018 Lead rpt
stev1e.wilso 9 Jun, 2018 2nd rpt
Hidden 28 May, 2018 Lead
Hidden 9 May, 2018 Solo rpt
Sam B 6 Apr, 2018 Solo O/S
funkyvin1 4 Nov, 2017 Lead O/S Three individual problems make up this route, an off width crack, a mini back and foot chimney and a cramped squeeze out onto the final arete which is made easier with good body position. Very enjoyable.
Three individual problems make up this route, an off width crack, a mini back and foot chimney and a cramped squeeze out onto the final arete which is made easier with good body position. Very enjoyable.
Hidden 4 Nov, 2017 2nd
nick ferro 15 Oct, 2017 Lead O/S
PaulaCotton 15 Oct, 2017 2nd O/S My first clean HVDiff! Hard start and very cramped near top - I left battered and bruised but with a big smile of accomplishment on my face.
My first clean HVDiff! Hard start and very cramped near top - I left battered and bruised but with a big smile of accomplishment on my face.
Mikethe boar 16 Sep, 2017 2nd
with Rick Mattheson
with Rick Mattheson
KeenClimber 2 Sep, 2017 Lead O/S
JoeLucas 27 Aug, 2017 Lead O/S
robblowen 26 Aug, 2017 Solo rpt 68 of 100
68 of 100
Climbed69 22 Aug, 2017 2nd
with Simon Stokes
with Simon Stokes
Ben Bransby 15 Aug, 2017 Solo
Hidden 9 Jul, 2017 Solo
gaz3212 18 Jun, 2017 Solo O/S
mountainremedy 21 May, 2017 Lead O/S Great fun!
Great fun!
Hidden 7 May, 2017 2nd
AndrewCArmstrong 7 May, 2017 Lead O/S
JOHNB-W 5 May, 2017 Lead
seanwilson 5 May, 2017 Lead β
with JOHNB-W
with JOHNB-W
Danny Crump 30 Apr, 2017 Solo
with Catherine Smith, Cat
with Catherine Smith, Cat
john max 23 Apr, 2017 Lead
with john_ni
with john_ni
Becky 20 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S
with Jonny, Emily
with Jonny, Emily
Hidden 8 Apr, 2017 Lead
dpiddock 8 Apr, 2017 2nd O/S
with cpoad
with cpoad
cpoad 8 Apr, 2017 Lead rpt
Hidden 25 Mar, 2017 2nd
Maia 25 Mar, 2017 Lead O/S entertaining..
with FranC
entertaining..
with FranC
stephenmckenzie 25 Mar, 2017 Lead O/S
with samkat
with samkat
Hidden ??, 2017 Lead O/S
Hidden ??, 2017 Solo
NatashavG 2 Oct, 2016 2nd
with Mvg
with Mvg
Hidden 2 Oct, 2016 Lead O/S
lucybradbury ?Oct, 2016 2nd
Phil West 24 Sep, 2016 Lead rpt
with Chris Tan
with Chris Tan
matt_batchelor 4 Sep, 2016 Lead O/S
with adawson
with adawson
adawson 4 Sep, 2016 2nd
Markheighton 25 Aug, 2016 -
keitht 3 Aug, 2016 Solo
Nick205228 ?Aug, 2016 -
BridgetteB 10 Jul, 2016 2nd
John Brayshaw 10 Jul, 2016 Lead O/S
Hidden 18 Jun, 2016 Lead O/S
Hidden 11 May, 2016 Solo O/S
ryan1410 17 Apr, 2016 Lead O/S
with Hugo Underwood
with Hugo Underwood
Lawrence Beesley-Peck 13 Apr, 2016 Solo
pete1993 13 Apr, 2016 Solo O/S
robblowen 5 Apr, 2016 Solo rpt
Nick1812P 3 Apr, 2016 Solo O/S
MrFantastic 16 Mar, 2016 Solo O/S
Hidden 14 Feb, 2016 Lead O/S
Griff1990 25 Oct, 2015 Lead O/S
escape 9 Oct, 2015 Lead
with Debs
with Debs
Hidden 29 Aug, 2015 2nd
nuts and bolts 25 Jul, 2015 Solo O/S
Chris Oldfield 2 May, 2015 Lead O/S
with Francis Warrick
with Francis Warrick
MSchobitz 18 Apr, 2015 Solo O/S
Flavio 5 Apr, 2015 Solo O/S
alaster tonge 4 Apr, 2015 Solo
fuzzysheep01 21 Mar, 2015 Solo O/S
David_Gledson 10 Mar, 2015 Solo O/S
Hidden ??, 2015 -
Hidden 5 Oct, 2014 Lead O/S
Simon Caldwell 5 Oct, 2014 Lead O/S Very traditional, closer to S than the VD given in the guide. Much better than Right Twin Chimney :)
with Lemming
Very traditional, closer to S than the VD given in the guide. Much better than Right Twin Chimney :)
with Lemming
MikaelW 13 Sep, 2014 2nd Jo did the first route of that week-end, nice. I was quite intimidated, back to stanage and all that.
with Jo
Jo did the first route of that week-end, nice. I was quite intimidated, back to stanage and all that.
with Jo
Hidden 4 Sep, 2014 Solo
timcedwards 2 Sep, 2014 2nd
with rockman
with rockman
rockman 2 Sep, 2014 Lead O/S
timcedwards 2 Sep, 2014 2nd
with rockman
with rockman
liverpooldave 31 Aug, 2014 2nd O/S Stu
Stu
charvey 21 Jul, 2014 Solo O/S The top section is quite a squeeze.
The top section is quite a squeeze.
Hidden 22 Jun, 2014 2nd
eurasia 21 Jun, 2014 TR O/S
marr.simon 11 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S
Hidden 11 Jun, 2014 2nd
SophGreen 8 Jun, 2014 TR O/S
Hardcore Pat 1 Jun, 2014 Solo O/S
Hidden 26 May, 2014 Solo O/S
Capricorn One 20 Apr, 2014 2nd
shumidrives 20 Apr, 2014 Lead
Hidden ??, 2014 -
Dan Arkle ??, 2014 -
robblowen 28 Dec, 2013 Lead O/S
JoeWakefield 28 Dec, 2013 2nd
dannyboy83 7 Nov, 2013 Solo O/S
Martin Davies 19 Oct, 2013 2nd O/S
Powney 5 Oct, 2013 2nd
with Andy, Carol
with Andy, Carol
Andy Moles 30 Sep, 2013 Solo O/S
with -
with -
jason smeeth 21 Sep, 2013 Lead O/S
with Jenks82
with Jenks82
Jenks82 21 Sep, 2013 2nd O/S
ChrisBrooke 26 Aug, 2013 Lead O/S
with Keeley Scholes
with Keeley Scholes
cpoad 26 Aug, 2013 Lead O/S
with Clare F
with Clare F
MrFreekie 26 Aug, 2013 Lead dnf Couldn't get up the chimney.
with Tom
Couldn't get up the chimney.
with Tom
wiswilson 10 Aug, 2013 2nd
with Neil Lloyd
with Neil Lloyd
Hidden 10 Aug, 2013 Lead O/S
Hidden 13 Jul, 2013 2nd
ju59 13 Jul, 2013 Lead
with Helen
with Helen
victim of mathematics 1 Jul, 2013 Solo O/S
redknight137 19 May, 2013 Lead
jacob.holding 19 May, 2013 2nd O/S
with Martin Holding, Kevin Robinson
with Martin Holding, Kevin Robinson
meltdown34 24 Feb, 2013 TR O/S Practise of installing protection while on top rope.
Practise of installing protection while on top rope.
AlanPedrick ??, 2013 -
Jay C 2 Dec, 2012 Solo O/S
Hidden 7 Oct, 2012 Solo O/S
Dan Geh 6 Oct, 2012 Lead O/S
with Freshers
with Freshers
Bradbury 11 Aug, 2012 2nd O/S
with Luke Evans
with Luke Evans
bigbadbob12345 22 Jul, 2012 2nd
stev1e.wilso 22 Jul, 2012 Lead O/S
dsh 15 Jul, 2012 Lead O/S
with Ellen Woods
with Ellen Woods
paul_j_burgess 15 Jul, 2012 Lead O/S What a finish. Don't get to high in the roof crack or you'll get your helmet stuck. Oooh err missus ! Great jams in the horizontal break take the sting out of the finish.
What a finish. Don't get to high in the roof crack or you'll get your helmet stuck. Oooh err missus ! Great jams in the horizontal break take the sting out of the finish.
JJB 10 Jun, 2012 2nd
disturbed_one51 10 Jun, 2012 Lead
with JJB
with JJB
Keith11 4 Jun, 2012 TR O/S
buxtoncoffeelover 29 May, 2012 Solo
Hidden 27 May, 2012 2nd O/S
john max 27 May, 2012 2nd
with Jen Maxfield
with Jen Maxfield
hang_about 24 May, 2012 2nd
deacondeacon 21 May, 2012 Solo O/S
Martin Cooper 13 May, 2012 Solo
Martin Rowe 27 Mar, 2012 Lead O/S
Martin Rowe 27 Mar, 2012 Solo rpt
P Carroll 27 Mar, 2012 2nd O/S
tallsop 6 Mar, 2012 -
with Dave Saxby
with Dave Saxby
mikestr555 16 Oct, 2011 2nd
Hidden 1 Oct, 2011 2nd O/S
Hidden 1 Oct, 2011 Lead O/S
mountaingoatgirl 2 Sep, 2011 Solo
al123 24 Aug, 2011 Solo
edd rab 17 Aug, 2011 Lead O/S
with Lawrence Rab
with Lawrence Rab
LP ?Aug, 2011 Lead Moved off crux of scoop crack to finish up this. Threw helmet off in tight bit. Ends in a good position. A better way to end the day.
with dpitt83
Moved off crux of scoop crack to finish up this. Threw helmet off in tight bit. Ends in a good position. A better way to end the day.
with dpitt83
Hidden 21 Jul, 2011 Lead
FrJ 10 Jul, 2011 2nd
daviesp2 10 Jul, 2011 2nd
risby 26 Jun, 2011 Lead O/S Chimney low down was green and slimy. Chimney at top was too narrow for my helmet so required move to exposed arete.
with Max Streeton, tev
Chimney low down was green and slimy. Chimney at top was too narrow for my helmet so required move to exposed arete.
with Max Streeton, tev
Hidden 26 Jun, 2011 2nd O/S
Steven Andrews 11 Jun, 2011 Lead O/S
jhubb 4 Jun, 2011 Lead O/S
with xjz89
with xjz89
Hidden 4 Jun, 2011 2nd
joeydurkin 3 Jun, 2011 Lead
beings 19 May, 2011 Lead
Hidden 19 May, 2011 2nd O/S
Palindrome ?May, 2011 2nd
jamiemcdonald 29 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
with Michelle Taylor
with Michelle Taylor
Hidden 29 Apr, 2011 Solo O/S
Hidden 28 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
colin milton 21 Apr, 2011 Solo
ian2707 9 Apr, 2011 2nd
skip222222 9 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
with Peter Broadbent, Kyle Bayliss, ian2707
with Peter Broadbent, Kyle Bayliss, ian2707
Hidden 26 Mar, 2011 2nd O/S
clark 26 Mar, 2011 Lead
clark 26 Mar, 2011 Lead
lithos 24 Mar, 2011 2nd
with ade
with ade
Bruise Apprentice 23 Mar, 2011 Lead O/S
with tommo
with tommo
catty_9 26 Feb, 2011 2nd dry and very windy
with Becky Hampshire, Pete Swan
dry and very windy
with Becky Hampshire, Pete Swan
Becky H 26 Feb, 2011 Lead O/S
with Catherine Johns
with Catherine Johns
uphillnow ??, 2011 -
stevorobs3 ??, 2011 Lead O/S Awkward!
Awkward!
Hidden ?Dec, 2010 -
dmaldonado 30 Oct, 2010 Lead O/S
with Sam Jones, Tom Withers
with Sam Jones, Tom Withers
Tom Campbell 30 Oct, 2010 AltLd O/S
Rachel Slater 10 Oct, 2010 2nd O/S
Chi Cheng 10 Oct, 2010 Lead O/S
kev82 30 Aug, 2010 2nd O/S
Howard J 8 Aug, 2010 2nd O/S Started up Scoop Crack but thought better of it
with Blod
Started up Scoop Crack but thought better of it
with Blod
Hidden 11 Jul, 2010 2nd rpt
glennofsheff 15 May, 2010 Lead O/S took over from chris, who placed gear in adjacent flake, from top of first wide crack.awkard to enter final crack removed helmet felt quite bold pushing out onto face but solid holds appeared as you would expect at grade. alot of work for not muck reward . average
took over from chris, who placed gear in adjacent flake, from top of first wide crack.awkard to enter final crack removed helmet felt quite bold pushing out onto face but solid holds appeared as you would expect at grade. alot of work for not muck reward . average
Hidden 17 Apr, 2010 Lead O/S
Ed Griffin 17 Apr, 2010 2nd O/S
with Richard McDermott, Sara Kedge, A123
with Richard McDermott, Sara Kedge, A123
Andrew Sandercock 7 Mar, 2010 Solo O/S
bobbarnes00 31 Oct, 2009 2nd O/S
with Richard Roberts
with Richard Roberts
red.stiletto 18 Oct, 2009 Lead dnf gave up at the horrible narrow off-width top out, tried traversing left and ended up being rescued from above - oops!
gave up at the horrible narrow off-width top out, tried traversing left and ended up being rescued from above - oops!
Adam Potter 17 Oct, 2009 Lead O/S
howlingbaboon 16 Oct, 2009 Solo O/S
Howard J 1 Oct, 2009 2nd rpt
with Blod
with Blod
Hidden 13 Sep, 2009 Lead O/S
Hidden 12 Sep, 2009 2nd O/S
Big Steve 12 Sep, 2009 Lead
with Karen
with Karen
Hidden 12 Sep, 2009 Lead O/S
barryjacks 9 Aug, 2009 2nd
with Andrew Maddison
with Andrew Maddison
Karlos 8 Aug, 2009 Solo
DaNo123 2 Aug, 2009 2nd
with em + jez
with em + jez
mic_b 27 Jun, 2009 Solo O/S
Hidden 27 Jun, 2009 Solo
Hidden 30 May, 2009 Solo dnf
fatbuoybazza 26 Apr, 2009 2nd O/S
mattparratt 25 Apr, 2009 Lead
SteveM 5 Apr, 2009 Solo
lucasp 15 Mar, 2009 Lead O/S
Hidden 15 Mar, 2009 2nd O/S
Pixie-Andy 15 Mar, 2009 2nd
with lucasp
with lucasp
Hidden 15 Mar, 2009 Lead O/S
Hidden 1 Mar, 2009 Lead O/S
Wil.Hooke 1 Mar, 2009 Lead O/S
stronglikebear 7 Jan, 2009 2nd
Johnny B Diggerman 7 Jan, 2009 Lead Started on Balcony Buttress, too much snow and ice at top to complete final ridge, traversed right and completed The Flue instead, will return another day!
Started on Balcony Buttress, too much snow and ice at top to complete final ridge, traversed right and completed The Flue instead, will return another day!
Hidden ??, 2009 Lead
mark_jc ??, 2009 -
BRUCESTRAC ??, 2009 -
Hidden 10 Oct, 2008 2nd
Hidden ?Oct, 2008 Lead
Hidden 28 Sep, 2008 2nd
Dax 28 Sep, 2008 2nd O/S Stuck to the crack at the start .. nice technical little move with my feet. Then up into the cave area. Big holds once found make it easy to move up to and below the big crack to the top. Tried to stay out of the crack at the top but a certain amount of body jamming did, unfortunately, take place
Stuck to the crack at the start .. nice technical little move with my feet. Then up into the cave area. Big holds once found make it easy to move up to and below the big crack to the top. Tried to stay out of the crack at the top but a certain amount of body jamming did, unfortunately, take place
Adrian Bates 28 Sep, 2008 Lead O/S
with Dax
with Dax
Strong Steve 10 Sep, 2008 Solo O/S
Timothy Greenhalgh 31 Aug, 2008 Lead O/S
with Alison
with Alison
red-poppy 11 Jul, 2008 - First practice lead, placing gear on top rope
with Masood Baggia
First practice lead, placing gear on top rope
with Masood Baggia
DerwentDiluted 17 Jun, 2008 Lead
with Chris B
with Chris B
spum 19 Mar, 2008 Lead
with jim &carrie
with jim &carrie
Hidden 19 Mar, 2008 Lead O/S
hurl 22 Sep, 2007 2nd
with Paul
with Paul
Hidden 2 Sep, 2007 Lead O/S
Col Kingshott 20 Jun, 2007 Lead O/S
Chris Ellis 2 Jun, 2007 Lead
with Roger Brown
with Roger Brown
Jim Vach 19 May, 2007 Solo O/S
madaxeman 1 May, 2007 2nd
with Chris Young
with Chris Young
Stick 28 Apr, 2007 Lead O/S went slightly off route (due to small children top roping) di the enjoyable middle section (flake) of balcony buttress then hand jam traverse back onto the flue, much more interesting.
with Fat Al
went slightly off route (due to small children top roping) di the enjoyable middle section (flake) of balcony buttress then hand jam traverse back onto the flue, much more interesting.
with Fat Al
cakebrake 27 Apr, 2007 Lead O/S Faff Faff and more Faff, was a fun climb but scary, did a cool bridge to tread a chalk stone.
with Wee Man
Faff Faff and more Faff, was a fun climb but scary, did a cool bridge to tread a chalk stone.
with Wee Man
markbenton 7 Apr, 2007 2nd
with ?
with ?
craig matheson ?Apr, 2007 Solo
Graeme Hammond 17 Feb, 2007 Solo O/S
Hidden ??, 2007 -
thomasadixon ?Nov, 2006 Lead O/S
a_d_tru 29 Oct, 2006 Lead Traditional thrutch!
with Carol
Traditional thrutch!
with Carol
Dave Wearing 30 Sep, 2006 2nd
Gybebunny 30 Sep, 2006 2nd
with Dave W, Jason K
with Dave W, Jason K
Hidden 30 Sep, 2006 2nd O/S
tallsop 16 Sep, 2006 Lead
with andy
with andy
Hidden 3 Aug, 2006 Lead O/S
b.hayley ?Jun, 2006 Lead
Marc Murphy ?Apr, 2006 AltLd
Hidden 5 Feb, 2006 Lead O/S
coffeepot 5 Feb, 2006 2nd
with adamski
with adamski
Tobias at Home ??, 2006 -
Hidden 22 Sep, 2005 Solo O/S
Hidden 3 Jul, 2005 Lead O/S
Hidden 2 Jun, 2004 2nd
Hidden ??, 2004 Lead
tobydunford 15 Sep, 2003 Solo O/S
Hidden 26 Jun, 2003 Lead
Phil West 21 Jun, 2003 Solo O/S
Mark Stevenson 25 May, 2003 Solo O/S
Hidden 29 Jun, 2002 Lead O/S
Goody 9 Jun, 2001 Lead O/S
Hidden ?May, 2001 Solo
Hidden ?Sep, 2000 Solo O/S
Howard J 6 Feb, 2000 Lead O/S
with Blod
with Blod
Hidden ??, 2000 -
Rock Fairy ??, 2000 -
Howard J 21 Aug, 1999 2nd O/S
runestone ?Sep, 1998 Lead O/S
Hidden 27 Jun, 1998 Lead
roncaves 4 May, 1998 Solo
Dave Mountford 13 Apr, 1997 Lead
with Tony (stig)
with Tony (stig)
Hidden 12 Oct, 1996 Lead O/S
neal 3 Aug, 1996 Lead
Hidden 13 Aug, 1994 2nd
Kilda 24 Apr, 1994 Lead
with atom
with atom
atom 24 Apr, 1994 2nd
with Kilda
with Kilda
Hidden 29 Aug, 1992 Solo O/S
tapley 24 May, 1990 -
Andy Say 27 Aug, 1989 Solo
goi.ashmore 14 Oct, 1988 Solo O/S
Iain Thow 25 Jun, 1988 Solo
Tom V 18 Apr, 1987 Solo
Nigel Bond 22 Jul, 1980 Solo
Chris Terrey ??, 1979 Solo
Adrian Daniels ??, 1978 Lead O/S
Rick51 19 Aug, 1973 Solo
mikej 25 Mar, 1973 Solo
with Keith Gregson
with Keith Gregson
Canyak ??, 1973 -
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