Rockfax Description
From the boulders climb the tricky slab to the left twin cave - tough (E1 5b?) in all but perfect conditions and often avoided by a traverse in. Move right and climb the rib between the caves and the shallow groove above on good flat holds - thrilling stuff. © Rockfax

FA. Alf Bridge 1932

Ticklists: Stanage Routes BMC Graded List, The Peak: past and Present, Peak Rock/3/ A Decade of Expansion.

BrynHeason 31/Oct/15 2nd dog
with Matt Heason
Hidden 26/Aug/15 2nd
Hidden 11/Jul/15 Lead
Hidden 27/Jun/15 2nd O/S
Hidden 27/Jun/15 Lead O/S
The Reaper 15/Apr/15 2nd O/S
rurp 10/Mar/15 Lead O/S

Thin and green then hard and juggy, amazing route but prang potential

with Mark
sdavies141 ??/2015 Lead O/S
Duncan Campbell 12/Oct/14 2nd
with Bubbles
RM199 02/Oct/14 2nd rpt
g1m147 07/Sep/14 TR

Tried leading first. Not brave enough.

Darryl.h ?/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Aug/14 2nd O/S
Gudge 16/Jul/14 Lead O/S

Good climbing & value!

cem 16/Jul/14 2nd rpt

Quite tough for the grade.

Andrew Barker 10/Apr/14 Lead O/S

Green and serious start. Good steep finish.

with Si
Dan Arkle ??/2014 -
dannyboy83 04/Nov/13 Solo O/S
Hidden 28/Sep/13 Lead O/S
RM199 21/Sep/13 2nd O/S

Wet and Green

Jonathan Hall 21/Sep/13 Lead

Again wet and mega green, awesome route though if dry although may still be tricky for HVS.

ChrisBrooke 03/Aug/13 2nd

Dan went direct up the slab rather than from the boulders. Apparently an E4 variant. Pretty hard and serious start.

with Dan McManus
Hidden 18/Jun/13 2nd
Jim Slater 18/Jun/13 Lead O/S

Precarious first moves, especially scary in warm greasy conditions. Just managed to hold it together for the onsight.

john_ni 18/Jun/13 2nd
Hardcore Pat 09/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with CJ Carter
Hidden 23/Jul/12 Lead
Hidden 12/Jul/12 Lead O/S
deacondeacon 22/May/12 Lead O/S

Bit of a sandbag, full E15B climbing if you climb the true line.

djones66 25/Mar/12 Lead O/S

Harder than expected. Can get one good very-small wire on the initial slab, but it still felt pretty serious. Top section good pumpy fun, after fiddling in some wires to protect the first moves out of the cave. Good value.

with Stve mc D
Dan Lane 20/Jun/11 2nd O/S

Nails start, really hard but may have gone too direct, top wall is ace!

mark20 20/Jun/11 Lead O/S

Bottom slab felt 5b and serious

Tony Holdsworth 03/Jun/11 Lead rpt
with George Richardson
Hidden 14/May/11 Lead O/S
Dafydd Llywelyn 14/May/11 2nd
with Jamie
llamaglama 14/May/11 2nd
with Jam
Alex@home ?/May/11 Lead O/S

scary as hell up the slab. no gear and green, frictionless holds - easily e1 if not more. top half was great though

with The Doctor
john_ni 26/Apr/11 2nd
Graeme Hammond 26/Apr/11 Lead O/S

Wanted to climb this for a while. It climbs exactly as the 2007 guide describes it 'A brilliant route culminating in joyous yarding on ever-improving holds up the upper scoop' The lower green slab feels a bit bold (one good wire) but the holds where well chalked and obvious from a recent ascent. Well worth the 2 stars it gets in the BMC 2007 Stanage guide :)

flatland_warrior 18/Apr/11 TR dog
uphillnow ??/2011 -
Hidden ?/Dec/10 -
dan gibson 03/Aug/10 Solo rpt
Will_Maxwell 30/May/10 Lead dnf

Sod all protection through slab till wire above cave and definately not a 5a! Nearly died on it!

with Debbie Armstrong, Tim Lewis
Rowansb 28/May/10 Solo O/S
with Ewan
Hidden ?/May/10 Lead O/S
chris552303 ??/2010 Lead
cymjt ??/2010 -
plain kitten ??/2010 Solo
Brown 24/Sep/09 Solo O/S
with Solo
duzinga 31/Jul/09 2nd rpt

too pumped to lead. not my day.

with Bob
BobPorter 31/Jul/09 Lead β

Lead after Tuva placed initial gear

with Tuve
BRUCESTRAC ??/2009 -
plain kitten ??/2009 Lead
John Marsland 02/Aug/08 2nd rpt
with Goi
goi.ashmore 02/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with John Marsland
Alfredo ?/Jul/08 Lead
with Ben H
b.hayley ?/Jul/08 2nd
alaan 09/Jun/08 Solo O/S
gazfellows 07/Jun/08 2nd
Hidden ??/2008 -
cem 20/May/07 2nd
with Jonathan I, Graham Dolman
Hidden 02/May/07 2nd dog
Rob Kennard ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 -
ukb shark 29/Mar/06 Solo
dan gibson ??/2006 -
ArnaudG ??/2006 -
ukb shark 29/Oct/05 Solo rpt
Stig 10/Jun/05 2nd O/S
with Jonathan Teale
TonyF 09/Jun/04 Lead
with Pete Scott
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 16/May/04 Solo O/S
dan gibson 16/Sep/03 Solo rpt
duncan 31/May/03 Lead rpt
with Hugo Glover
Paz ?/Apr/03 Lead
with MH
DubyaJamesDubya 29/Mar/03 2nd O/S

Hard and scary start (not my lead): Martin's

with Adrian Casey, Martin Peters
furry 14/Sep/02 -
with Phil B
dan gibson 11/Sep/02 Solo rpt
jamie ward 10/Jun/02 2nd dog
with Chris Comrie
Hidden 26/Aug/01 Lead
Hidden 07/Jul/01 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Aug/00 Lead O/S
John Marsland 14/May/00 Lead
with Liz Lindley, Darrell Small
tlr ??/2000 Lead
Hidden ??/2000 -
Rock Fairy ??/2000 2nd
Mark Davies PK ??/2000 Lead O/S
Martin Bennett 12/Sep/99 -
with MT, SF, SW
Hidden 03/May/99 2nd
DavidEvans 03/May/99 2nd
Simon Pearce ??/1999 -
skygodley 26/Jul/98 Lead O/S
CrashMat Rob 21/Jun/98 Lead O/S
with Nicky
Iain Thow 24/Jun/97 2nd
with Paul Eastwood
Rich Kirby ??/1996 -
Gordon Stainforth 23/Jul/95 2nd
with Steve Dean, Mike Pearce
IanGilbertJones 16/May/95 Solo O/S
Roget 30/Apr/95 Solo rpt
mikedelderfield 01/May/93 Lead O/S
ste_d 01/May/93 2nd O/S
with mik
Stoney Boy 04/Apr/93 2nd O/S
with Colin Hughes
Chris Ellis 19/Aug/92 2nd
walts4 19/Aug/92 Lead
andybirtwistle 25/Jul/92 Solo
Chris the Tall ?/Jul/92 Lead O/S
Chris Reid ?/Feb/92 Lead O/S
WB ??/1992 Lead O/S
NickJH ?/Mar/91 Lead
with D Picker
Roget 13/May/90 2nd O/S
with jim, jon
Hidden 03/May/90 2nd
SteveB_NWUK_99 ??/1990 Lead O/S

Lead in the 1990s.

Hidden ?/May/88 2nd dog
Tom V 03/Sep/86 -
with Howie Darwin
Dave Musgrove 22/May/86 -
stp 03/May/86 Solo rpt
Hidden ??/1986 Lead O/S
GordonHart ??/1986 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/1986 Lead
Nigel Bond 31/Jul/83 Lead
with Charlie Leverton
Ken Taylor 16/Aug/79 Lead
with Andy Bond
andy gittins ??/1979 -
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