Rockfax Description
Climb the flake in the left rib of Straight Crack, step left and climb the fine face direct. Rounded and with less gear than you might like. An alternative to Christmas Crack on 25th December? © Rockfax

FA. John Allen, Christmas Day 1973

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Eastern Grit (2006): Top 500, Ultimate HVS ticklist, Stanage Wishlist, Eastern Grit 2 star plus (HVS/VS/HS).

LBrown 14/Sep Solo
pog100 15/Aug 2nd
with Cath Walton
Gudge 06/Aug Lead rpt
mutombi 03/Aug 2nd
with kim
high peak 1 ?/Aug 2nd O/S
DubyaJamesDubya 30/Jul Lead rpt

Really nice route but pretty bold

with Ian Smith
SGD 29/Jul Lead O/S

Really good but a bit bold in the middle

with Tom Relf
ned_85 17/Jul Lead
with Hetty Key
hetty.key 17/Jul 2nd
Ben Bransby 17/Jul Solo
quickdrawmcraw 16/Jul 2nd
with amy
Amy121 16/Jul Lead
keitht 13/Jul Lead
with Dave Lomas
Mark Duncan 12/Jul 2nd O/S

fancy leading this next time

with Morello
Hidden 02/Jul 2nd
pbuggy91 25/Jun Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Jun 2nd
Wizzy 20/Jun Solo O/S
andrzej kierzek 18/Jun Lead O/S
with Mailys, Tara
Hidden 01/Jun Lead O/S
Pinguville 23/May 2nd O/S
with George
Hidden 23/May Lead O/S
daveclarke5 13/May 2nd
with Stephen
James 'pyjamas' 07/May Lead O/S

Led, with Paul + Lisa Sec. Found slab relatively difficult, and struggled to place Cams.

Paul Baxter 07/May 2nd O/S
with james 'pyjamas'
Hidden 08/Apr Lead O/S
patrickcd 06/Apr Lead
with Ed
adam001 02/Apr 2nd O/S

Lots of trust in friction involved!

Pixie-Andy 02/Apr Lead O/S
with Doug
Hidden 27/Mar 2nd
bencole 27/Mar Lead rpt
with Dad
Hidden ??/2017 Lead
RyanH 20/Dec/16 2nd O/S
cem 26/Nov/16 Lead rpt
georgenvk 26/Nov/16 2nd rpt
with cem
Pixie-Andy 22/Oct/16 2nd O/S
with Ollie, Simon Crossley
crossleysm 22/Oct/16 Lead O/S
with Ollie, Pixie-Andy
petegruf 21/Oct/16 Lead
with nigel b
Hidden 21/Oct/16 2nd
georgenvk 09/Oct/16 Lead O/S
Markheighton 04/Oct/16 2nd
Alex_Derbyshire 04/Oct/16 Lead O/S
Brannock 28/Sep/16 2nd
Michael Morrell 28/Sep/16 Lead
Marl 23/Sep/16 2nd
with Matt Abbot
Hidden 21/Sep/16 2nd
Hidden 20/Sep/16 2nd O/S
matus 18/Sep/16 Lead O/S
Jan.Hrb 18/Sep/16 2nd
with Matus
Droyd 11/Sep/16 Lead rpt

Bold middle section, good climbing.

Calum Wadsworth 11/Sep/16 Lead O/S
with Emma
DaveHo 01/Sep/16 Lead O/S
with Janet G
martinbettridge06 17/Aug/16 2nd
Ian Saxton 17/Aug/16 Lead O/S
with martin
rurp 16/Aug/16 Lead
with Mailee, Mark, ben rowland
DubyaJamesDubya 14/Aug/16 Lead O/S
Rollo 12/Aug/16 Lead O/S
with Samir
Oliver Houston 10/Aug/16 Lead rpt
with Sarah
Vilius A. 30/Jul/16 2nd O/S
with Peter Harris
Hidden 14/Jul/16 2nd
Dave Lyon 04/Jul/16 Lead
with Brian Seery
NatCheeseman 18/Jun/16 2nd
with tobra
Hidden 18/Jun/16 Lead
Ed Hastings 31/May/16 2nd
with Matthias Trickey
Bisto15 22/May/16 2nd O/S
batterj2 15/May/16 2nd O/S
with Ricky Nos
climbingrick 15/May/16 Lead O/S
Withey3 05/May/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Apr/16 2nd
Hidden 20/Apr/16 Lead
ralphio 18/Apr/16 Lead O/S
with John work
James Oakes 17/Apr/16 2nd O/S
with Keith Poskitt, Rob Cooper, Andy Lawrence, Bill Lawrence
HimTiggins 17/Apr/16 Lead rpt
with Chris Bateson
Hidden 17/Apr/16 Lead O/S
Barrie Schofield II 17/Apr/16 Lead O/S
Bill Lawrence 17/Apr/16 Lead O/S
with oaksi2
tom_lewis89 17/Apr/16 2nd

Good lead by Barrie - bold climbing!

Andy Moles 15/Apr/16 Solo
Steven Andrews 03/Apr/16 2nd
with Richard Lines
Roberttaylor 03/Apr/16 Lead O/S
eduardo 03/Apr/16 Lead O/S
with Dave R
Hidden 20/Mar/16 2nd
Hidden 20/Mar/16 Lead O/S
katiemowbray 14/Mar/16 2nd
Hidden 14/Feb/16 Lead rpt
Hidden 20/Dec/15 Lead O/S
Palmer 02/Oct/15 Lead
thetradlad 26/Sep/15 Lead O/S

Very familiar, definitely done something similar to this before - if not this itself.

with Megan
Hidden 24/Sep/15 2nd
dom94 24/Sep/15 Lead O/S
with Beth, Laura Bulson
Hidden 27/Aug/15 Lead
tatz45 23/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with John Vose
Hidden 08/Aug/15 Lead O/S
nick ferro 08/Aug/15 2nd rpt
mike8331 31/Jul/15 Lead
Nigel Bond 23/Jul/15 Lead
with Bern Hardman
bethoates 18/Jul/15 2nd O/S
MartinJWood 18/Jul/15 Lead
Hidden 11/Jul/15 Lead
Hidden 04/Jul/15 Lead O/S
Handsforfeet 02/Jul/15 2nd

Easy enough but would be spicy on lead!

with Marcin
Elizabeth Allen 26/Jun/15 2nd O/S
with Luke
Luke90 26/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Liz
Bryan M 25/Jun/15 2nd

with Pero

Pero 25/Jun/15 Lead
Will Mortimer 16/Jun/15 Lead O/S

Pretty hard for 5a, well protected with cams though

Hidden 04/Jun/15 TR
hervenuttall ?/Jun/15 Solo O/S
shaun walby 30/May/15 2nd rpt
with Gympaul
Gympaul 30/May/15 Lead
Hidden 24/May/15 2nd rpt
Liam Ingram 23/May/15 Lead O/S
pauldrew 22/May/15 2nd
with Dennis Wong, Jim Jones
wi11 20/May/15 Solo rpt
Serena Lambre 15/May/15 2nd O/S

Great route. If you're 5'8" or under, you need strong legs!

with MrBIond
Matt17 09/May/15 Lead O/S
Kim T 09/May/15 2nd
with Matt A
NickJH 04/May/15 Lead O/S
with M Reed, M Bennett
Martin Bennett 04/May/15 -
with Pete Stridgeon, NickH
Hidden 26/Apr/15 2nd
greenclimb 26/Apr/15 Lead rpt
with Iain grey, Sarah
Chris Oldfield 24/Apr/15 2nd β

Definitely reachy. Quite pleasant slab climbing when someone else has to do the worrying about the gear...

with James Buckley, Stu Warren
j.buckley87 24/Apr/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Apr/15 2nd
Hidden 21/Apr/15 Lead rpt
Lancer 18/Apr/15 Lead O/S

A really nice route. Found the bottom flake section easy, but stepping off the slight "ledge" and onto the face and upwards was harder as the gear is few and far between from then onwards. Slopey and requiring careful and positive footwork.

with Simon Lane
tebs 17/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Adam
matthewlyen 06/Apr/15 2nd
dodfoster 02/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with dave gill
Paul Hy 15/Feb/15 2nd rpt
with Harry G
MarcinGobczynski ??/2015 Lead O/S
FloTilley ?/Dec/14 Lead O/S
ruairidhwad 02/Nov/14 Lead O/S
with Ben Kelsey
fabricio 01/Nov/14 2nd
with lee
sampollitt 26/Oct/14 2nd
Hidden 26/Oct/14 Lead O/S
SamN 26/Oct/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 26/Oct/14 Lead O/S
admackie 25/Oct/14 -
sopaz 25/Oct/14 2nd
with Mackie
Hardcore Pat 18/Oct/14 Lead rpt
with Chris Vanderz
Colin Scotchford 12/Oct/14 Lead
Nick Wallis 10/Oct/14 2nd
with Tom Holdsworth
Hidden 05/Oct/14 2nd O/S
john_ni 05/Oct/14 Lead rpt
with Matt Fellelow (PCC)
max_chan 05/Oct/14 2nd rpt
Jim Slater 05/Oct/14 2nd rpt
with Maia
Hidden 05/Oct/14 Lead O/S
OffshoreAndy 29/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Jade
Hidden 21/Sep/14 2nd
Dave Warburton 21/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Radical-G 07/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Anna Maykova 07/Sep/14 2nd
with Ian
Ian MK 07/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Anna
cragsman9000 04/Sep/14 Lead O/S

Not sure where the 5a move was supposed to be, maybe it's harder for the short, but I'd give it HVS for the slab, which had a few run-out moves. Small cams required.

with Neil
bob_cbr 04/Sep/14 2nd O/S
kyaizawa 03/Sep/14 2nd O/S
casey johns 31/Aug/14 2nd O/S
luke glaister 31/Aug/14 Lead O/S

The best route of the day. Loved it. Bold bits. Reach and ye shall find. Finally some good gear. Brilliant.

Hidden 31/Aug/14 2nd rpt
fuzzysheep01 20/Aug/14 2nd rpt
with Simon, Tom Hornsby
robblowen 09/Aug/14 2nd β
with Jonny
Hidden 09/Aug/14 Lead O/S
fuzzysheep01 05/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Adam Hughes
James12389 21/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Doug.Johnson 21/Jul/14 2nd β
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 21/Jun/14 Lead rpt
Hidden 21/Jun/14 2nd O/S
mynyddresident 07/Jun/14 Lead
with KP
tom bre 01/Jun/14 2nd
Hidden 01/Jun/14 Lead
AlexxelA 01/Jun/14 Lead
cdpuk 30/May/14 Lead O/S
Bernie L 30/May/14 2nd O/S
andyevans 30/May/14 2nd

Nice delicate moves up the exposed face

with cdpuk
ian d f 25/May/14 Lead O/S
with Tor, Pete C
darrencabowabo 21/May/14 2nd
Tony Ryland 17/May/14 2nd
with Pete Brown
erkershaw 14/May/14 2nd
Jonathan Richardson 14/May/14 Lead O/S
ColinD 07/May/14 Lead

Puddles and high wind gusts, added to the experience.

with Keith
Paul Hy 06/May/14 Lead O/S

was a bit fluttery at the long reach.

with Andy S
Andypeak 06/May/14 2nd
Hidden 03/May/14 Lead
Hidden 21/Apr/14 2nd
CurlyStevo 19/Apr/14 Lead

Rather good I thought worth two stars. A bit run out after the crux and a ledge to hit if you mess it up.

with Rob
robbraby 19/Apr/14 2nd

Good climb. Good bits of gear a little spaced

with Steveo
the power 15/Apr/14 2nd O/S
with rob
dr_botnik 15/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Andypeak ?/Apr/14 Lead

like a poor mans hargreaves original.

tmawer 28/Mar/14 Lead O/S
with Kasha, Bram
kasha_gregson 28/Mar/14 2nd O/S
with tony, Bram
BTphonehome 28/Mar/14 2nd O/S
with Tony, Kasha
Olli-C 15/Mar/14 Lead O/S
with Linden Clark
Hidden 13/Mar/14 2nd
Hexman 12/Mar/14 2nd
with Al Dixon
Hidden 12/Mar/14 Lead
Hidden ?/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Dan Arkle ??/2014 -
Hidden 29/Dec/13 Lead
stevelismore 29/Dec/13 2nd O/S
with James L
Jim Slater 30/Nov/13 Lead O/S
mikealexpayne 23/Nov/13 2nd
rich_hw 16/Nov/13 Lead rpt
with James
john_ni 24/Oct/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Oct/13 2nd
mic_b 08/Oct/13 Lead O/S
dannyboy83 05/Oct/13 Solo O/S
Albachoss ?/Oct/13 Lead O/S

Very worn cam placements... Excellent climbing though!

Hidden 29/Sep/13 Lead rpt
Hidden 28/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Sep/13 2nd
Hidden 28/Sep/13 2nd O/S
mikej 24/Sep/13 2nd
with Rick Naylor
Hidden 21/Sep/13 Lead
Hidden 20/Sep/13 2nd
mike8331 14/Sep/13 Lead
ripper 08/Sep/13 Lead O/S

pleasant - boldish on the slab without big cams

alexcollins123 26/Aug/13 2nd O/S
Neil R 25/Aug/13 Lead β
with Jill & Ian
buxtoncoffeelover 22/Aug/13 Lead
with Rosie
mountaingoatgirl 22/Aug/13 2nd
Hidden 16/Aug/13 2nd
dsgarner 16/Aug/13 TR O/S
with Jade Phillips, Dave Rosser
Fragmod 16/Aug/13 Lead
mat cooper 11/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Aug/13 Lead rpt
Hidden 06/Aug/13 Lead rpt
zcsharp 21/Jul/13 Lead

Got very scared and had to place a side runner.

Martin Rowe 21/Jul/13 Lead O/S
TDSvejstrup 21/Jul/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 04/Jul/13 Lead
Hidden 04/Jul/13 2nd
Hidden 30/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Neil R 30/Jun/13 2nd
with Tim
Hidden 18/Jun/13 Lead O/S
pog100 16/Jun/13 2nd
with Mike Mortimer
Neil Rodgers (PCC) 20/May/13 2nd O/S

Led by Dave. Bold but doable on a good day

with David PCC, Mick Sissons
Hidden 20/May/13 Lead
nai 17/May/13 2nd
with Andrew
Gudge 03/May/13 Lead O/S
MikeLell 03/May/13 2nd O/S
bencole ?/May/13 Lead O/S
Ian JL 28/Apr/13 Lead rpt
Hidden 13/Apr/13 2nd
Hidden 13/Apr/13 Lead rpt
RichyBOYY 07/Apr/13 Lead
David Kay 06/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Moritz L 06/Apr/13 2nd

great climb

with David Kirsfelds, pete
Hidden 04/Apr/13 Lead
Joe.Elliott1 04/Apr/13 2nd
Tony Kartawick ??/2013 -
Andrew Sloan 19/Oct/12 2nd O/S
with Steve Grove
harold walmsley 09/Oct/12 Lead O/S
with Colin Struthers
Hidden 04/Oct/12 Lead O/S
Joe Strutt ?/Oct/12 TR
Dingchav ?/Oct/12 TR
Hidden ?/Oct/12 TR β
Chris wilson 27/Sep/12 2nd
with Deacon
deacondeacon 27/Sep/12 Lead O/S

Felt pretty soft as I luckily had the right cams for the job. Imagine it would be an intimidating, bold lead without. great route!

rurp 16/Sep/12 2nd O/S

balancy rounded finish

Hidden 15/Sep/12 Lead
The Bad Cough 04/Sep/12 Lead O/S
jon22 04/Sep/12 2nd
jshields 26/Aug/12 Lead
with Roman Jivkov
sdi 12/Aug/12 2nd O/S
with Tom K
hotfeet 09/Aug/12 Lead
with Alex T
shouter 08/Aug/12 Lead
Ceridwen 08/Aug/12 2nd O/S
with Pete Staves
Hidden ?/Aug/12 Lead
Matt Groom 14/Jul/12 Lead
Hardcore Pat 11/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Sir William of pettitsmith
Alex 74 09/Jul/12 2nd
with Alan M
timmyhobby 01/Jul/12 Lead O/S

first a cam just broak in my hand, then the one i put in instead was rubbish and poped out, then every gear placement after that looked like it would have fitted the first cam! one way to sketch yourself out!

Charley Carpenter ?/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jul/12 2nd
greenclimb 24/Jun/12 Lead rpt
Pilch 14/Jun/12 -
with Graham
Hidden 26/May/12 Lead
Hidden 26/May/12 2nd
bobstones 24/May/12 2nd O/S
waynem1985 24/May/12 2nd
hotfeet 24/May/12 Lead
with Wayne, Bob
Poco Loco 20/May/12 2nd O/S
with David M
sambosanquet101 19/May/12 Lead
Steven Andrews 19/May/12 Lead O/S

Sustained interest created with the questionable cam placements but amazing friction on those slopers.

pldarch 19/May/12 2nd
with Sam
Hidden 19/May/12 2nd O/S
Loubear 06/May/12 2nd O/S
with Jason
Hidden 30/Apr/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 27/Mar/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 27/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Mar/12 Lead rpt
Hidden 23/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Mar/12 2nd
Jackwd 21/Mar/12 TR O/S

Charley's lead, awesome route, just lean in!

valentinesbabe 21/Mar/12 2nd O/S

Charley's lead. Lovely climb but very committing

charley 21/Mar/12 Lead O/S

Really nice, runout sloper climbing. Kept hoping that the next break would bring better holds and much needed gear. They did eventually but by then you were practically at the top. Felt bold but after the hard move getting established on the slab, was quickly able to just focus on enjoying the climbing (didn't stop me trying to find gear placements and moaning about the runout though)...

with JackD, Ange
allyrocke 18/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Viki Germianova, Mike Todd, Paul Symers, Krasimir Jivachki
Steve Waters, Mynydd 14/Mar/12 2nd

Enjoyable start to get established on the face. Then run out and reachy on slopers that thankfully improve with height. I thought the reachy crux was 5b but it was cold and out first climb of the day.

with Richard Waltham
bobpilgrem 13/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Tom
tompilgrem 13/Mar/12 2nd O/S
with Dad
mattgrange 12/Mar/12 Lead O/S

Fine climb, not too hard anywhere but never too easy either. With Jay and Neil.

Hidden 12/Mar/12 2nd
Si dH 25/Feb/12 Lead rpt

Baltic, blowin a hoolie and couodnt feel hands. Bolder than I remembered.

with Si Letman
wi11 30/Oct/11 Lead O/S
charlietorrance 30/Oct/11 2nd O/S
Dibdawg 26/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Andy Spink
Hidden 23/Sep/11 2nd
louby 18/Sep/11 2nd
chris_B 18/Sep/11 Lead

With a side-runner at the crux, but I think I was a bit off-route anyway. Good route.

Jeromecooper 24/Aug/11 Lead
richardhopton 24/Aug/11 2nd
mountaingoatgirl 15/Aug/11 2nd
with Dave in Nature
domskezz ?/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Jamma
glennofsheff 26/Jul/11 Lead dnf

Took fall from next break after leaving big ledge.

with Phil Cox
benscarter 23/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Simon Forman
Tithe Technique 22/Jul/11 2nd dnf

Ange started the climb but I was completed covered in biting midgies and advised Ange to climb the crack next to this route just to get it over and done with so we could make a sharp exit off of the crag.

valentinesbabe 22/Jul/11 Lead dnf

Started up this one but got midged off. Doesn't fill you full of confidence on a tricky move on slopers when your belayer is more interested in keeping the midges off him than belaying and tells you you'll have to shout when you're moving because he can't look up!!! Discretion being the better part of valour I stepped across and finished up Robin Hoods Right Hand Buttress Direct.

pie_eater_pete 12/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with bwestwood
bwestwood 12/Jul/11 Lead O/S
treg 10/Jul/11 Lead dnf

Made the move up to the first significant break after the ledge, but seeing no gear in the next couple of breaks, shat my pants a bit and took the escape out to the VS on the right option.

with Beka
Fran S8 05/Jul/11 Lead
Sidekick 03/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Jul/11 2nd O/S
DannyK 02/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Katie
Bob M 16/Jun/11 Lead

This was a stroll and felt like an easy VS. No doubt a long reach helped. Great climbing, much less polished than most routes in these parts.

gordonday 01/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Jack
jwpil 01/Jun/11 2nd O/S
with Gordon
ojp 27/May/11 2nd O/S

nice route, very stretched between rounded breaks

with Dave
Dave Foster 27/May/11 Lead O/S

Not nice. Cold and windy sloper shuffling. Felt bold.

with Si
Hidden 09/May/11 Lead O/S
mcglenr25 01/May/11 Lead O/S
mksmith35 01/May/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 19/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Josephine 16/Apr/11 2nd
with Simon, Mike Freeman
Hidden 16/Apr/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 08/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Apr/11 2nd O/S
ig248 03/Apr/11 2nd
with Kirill
Kirill 03/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Igor
Adam1973 02/Apr/11 Lead rpt
Jonathan Hall 27/Mar/11 Lead
disturbed_one51 27/Mar/11 2nd
with Wee man
liamoloughlin 26/Mar/11 2nd
Hannes 20/Mar/11 Lead O/S

Was a bit scary, would have been much worse though without a camalot 4. Good climb otherwise but very slopertastic, height of 6'+ is certainly recommended

MeMeMe 19/Mar/11 Lead
with Andy
danny269 ??/2011 2nd

Keir led but felt direct route wasn't protected enough so moved further left before coming back right and finishing at correct point. I started well enough but let slip on the right leg move up and over the overhang (pretty sure my right hand fingers slipped out of the crack in the flake) - gave rise to my first significant fall ~ fortunately without incident as I swung down to my left and harmlessly below the overhang. Succeeded on second attempt by ensuring it was more of a right sided layback!

with Keir
PAJames ??/2011 -
mwatson ??/2011 -
PAJames ??/2011 -
uphillnow ??/2011 -
PAJames ??/2011 -
PAJames ??/2011 -
Hidden ?/Dec/10 -
jaimer 15/Nov/10 Lead O/S
BeccaSnowden 27/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with Andy
Hidden 17/Oct/10 Lead O/S
Tony Holdsworth 05/Oct/10 Lead O/S

A bit run out at one point but steady climbing.

with Guido
Hidden 05/Oct/10 -
Brannock 02/Oct/10 Lead O/S

Really nice route, slab is smeartasticatically brilliant. Gear less brilliant.

rowanrs 25/Sep/10 2nd β
rockcrimper 25/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Sep/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 12/Sep/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 12/Sep/10 Lead rpt
Steve13 04/Sep/10 2nd β
clukins 04/Sep/10 Lead O/S
sims 30/Aug/10 Lead O/S

Felt a bit run out but excellent slab padding once I sorted my head out

with Jonno
Pete Randall 29/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Albie, Richard B
Hidden 29/Aug/10 2nd
Hidden 27/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Phil Jennings 27/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Nick1812P 27/Aug/10 2nd O/S
with Jamie
Hidden 21/Aug/10 2nd
Hidden 15/Aug/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 11/Aug/10 Lead dog
Hidden 11/Aug/10 2nd dnf
holters 04/Aug/10 -
gingergeorge 04/Aug/10 Lead
dan gibson 03/Aug/10 Solo rpt
thomasmouse 25/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Garron 17/Jul/10 Lead β
Hidden 02/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Oliver Houston 25/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Lev 31/May/10 Lead O/S
lizzie789 31/May/10 2nd dog
with Lev
Hidden 31/May/10 2nd O/S
Ian JL 22/May/10 Lead O/S
Batt 18/May/10 Lead O/S

Pretty bold and I felt a tad short! Hard HVS 4c for me. Lost nerve and stuck a side runner in the left crack. Bearing in mind guide book implies several cams they're pretty sketchy placements higher up.

nick ferro 08/May/10 -
Hidden 08/May/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 07/May/10 2nd
Different Steve 11/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Apr/10 -
Hidden 03/Apr/10 2nd
roberto18 ??/2010 2nd
with Tom Nickols
Hidden ??/2010 Lead
JulesV 09/Nov/09 Solo
Hidden 17/Oct/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Oct/09 2nd
Adam1973 04/Oct/09 Lead rpt
with Ann S
dan gibson 18/Sep/09 Solo O/S
AJ007 18/Sep/09 Solo
Hidden 10/Sep/09 TR O/S
Hidden 29/Aug/09 Lead
Blisco 16/Aug/09 Lead

Not obvious which line to follow - I could probably do it again by a completely different line, with different gear placements. It was certainly very run-out, but felt more like HVS 4c.

with Jenny James
krikoman 09/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Peeley.b 09/Aug/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 11/Jul/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Jul/09 2nd rpt
Hidden 13/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Duncan Skelton 13/Jun/09 2nd O/S
with Albie Niedojadio
Laurence Everitt 28/May/09 Lead O/S
TGreen 28/May/09 2nd O/S
Mark D 28/May/09 2nd O/S
hash 23/May/09 Lead O/S
with Janette
mark4344 10/May/09 Lead O/S

good route, gear not great.

with Michel
Hidden 10/May/09 2nd O/S
cheeky 10/May/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 25/Apr/09 Lead O/S
nic42 25/Apr/09 2nd O/S
tommytwotone 21/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Nigel
Hidden 05/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Owen W-G 05/Apr/09 Lead O/S

Couldn't find any decent pro in those wide breaks for much of the route. Felt v bold 5a.

with Tony Seale
Hidden 21/Mar/09 Lead O/S
BenJacobs 21/Mar/09 2nd O/S
with Steve
Lou Kennedy 19/Mar/09 2nd
Adam Potter 19/Mar/09 Lead O/S
furry 01/Mar/09 Lead
with Clive
Viks ??/2009 2nd O/S
with Ali
sgl 01/Nov/08 Lead O/S
with Susie
riddle 12/Oct/08 2nd
with Pete Murphy
alicia 09/Oct/08 2nd
with Toby
Byronius Maximus 20/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with Paul du Toit
WB 20/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with Guy
darren1 04/Sep/08 -
Hidden ?/Sep/08 Lead O/S
Trobbo 16/Aug/08 2nd
with martin bennett
Martin Bennett 15/Aug/08 -
with Terry Rob
max_chan 30/Jul/08 Lead O/S
with Lou
maybe_si 21/Jul/08 Solo O/S
howlingbaboon 15/Jul/08 Lead O/S
with Rob
fatbuoybazza 12/Jul/08 Lead O/S

very nice, a real grit licker on the middle to upper sections, smeartastic..

with phil
cem 04/Jul/08 2nd rpt
with John Evans
cpoad 24/Jun/08 TR O/S
with Clare F
Ian Parnell 31/May/08 Solo O/S
Chriswallis2 07/May/08 Lead dnf

Really slopey, delicate and poorly protected after the ledge. Big ledge fall potential. Bottled onto HS.

with Greg
Hidden 07/May/08 2nd O/S
Hidden 28/Mar/08 Lead
Matthallinan 27/Mar/08 2nd
with Phil Parker
IanJackson 17/Feb/08 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2008 -
Hidden ??/2008 -
Hidden ??/2008 Lead
The old James turnbull ??/2008 Lead
The old James turnbull ??/2008 Lead
Hidden ??/2008 -
The old James turnbull ??/2008 Lead
Hidden ??/2008 -
thinair48 ??/2008 Lead O/S

Great move to start off the flake Found the slab not too bad - not much harder than Hargreaves Original with good leading head on

with Gareth
Woodiee 03/Nov/07 2nd O/S
Coel Hellier ?/Oct/07 Lead
Hidden 07/Sep/07 Lead O/S
tobydunford 01/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with Harry Martin
Adam1973 05/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Aug/07 2nd O/S
Neil Pacey 04/Aug/07 Lead O/S
gazfellows 07/Jun/07 2nd
Hidden 02/Jun/07 Lead dog
Joe Dove 02/Jun/07 2nd
with kev
baldcoder 24/May/07 Lead dnf

Bottled crux because of breeze. Later completed on TR.

with Little Old Lady
Hidden 03/May/07 Lead O/S
Jim Vach 29/Apr/07 Lead
with S
Whealiebob 22/Apr/07 Lead dnf

Bottled it and finished up Robin Hood's

with Chris
Hidden 07/Apr/07 Lead O/S
liamoloughlin ?/Apr/07 Lead O/S
Graeme Hammond 24/Mar/07 Lead O/S
with Pete aka Dad
Nicos 18/Feb/07 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 -
drysori ??/2007 Solo O/S
Hidden 10/Nov/06 2nd
clive-greenwood 04/Oct/06 Lead O/S
MikeLeeds 04/Oct/06 2nd
colin milton 08/Sep/06 Lead
SecretSquirrel 07/Sep/06 Lead O/S

Scary moving up from the big sloping break when iffy gear is below your feet and you can't see if the next one is any better.

with steve
dicky79 27/Aug/06 2nd O/S
with Pete
debbien1 06/Aug/06 2nd dog
with Robin
Hidden 06/Aug/06 Lead O/S
greg101 28/Jul/06 Lead
with Matt O'Connor
Hidden 28/Jul/06 Lead
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 24/Jun/06 Solo O/S

This was a scary solo!

Hidden 18/Jun/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Jun/06 2nd
Hidden 04/Jun/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/May/06 2nd
mel holmes 25/May/06 2nd
PenJD 03/May/06 Lead
with Ruth Smitton
featuresforfeet 23/Apr/06 2nd O/S
Hidden 04/Apr/06 Lead
Jack Symmons ?/Mar/06 2nd
with Chris T
featuresforfeet 21/Jan/06 2nd
with Neil H
Hidden 21/Jan/06 Lead O/S
Neil Adams ??/2006 -
Skell ??/2006 Lead O/S
with Rich Sharpe
Hidden ??/2006 Lead
Hidden ?/Dec/05 -
ukb & bmc shark 29/Oct/05 Solo rpt
arin78 28/Oct/05 2nd O/S
with Mark
Oddjob 16/Oct/05 2nd O/S
with Simon
Hidden 02/Oct/05 Lead O/S
maybe_si ?/Oct/05 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Sep/05 Lead
Fraser Hughes ?/Aug/05 2nd
Si dH 23/Jul/05 Lead O/S
with Jason Wallis
Jay1403 23/Jul/05 2nd

Nice route, although the middle section is quite tricky.

with SiDh
Hidden 12/Jun/05 2nd
LoopyLou ?/May/05 Lead O/S
with Helen & Cindy
Hidden ?/Apr/05 2nd
Phil West 19/Mar/05 Lead rpt
with Chris Tan & Ed
shaun walby 09/Oct/04 Lead O/S
Phil West 09/Oct/04 2nd O/S
with Shaun Walby
AngelaC 21/Jul/04 2nd
Hidden 31/May/04 2nd
Hidden 25/Apr/04 Lead rpt
Hidden ??/2004 -
Hidden ??/2004 Lead
LankyPaddy 01/Sep/03 2nd O/S
Hidden 17/Aug/03 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Jul/03 2nd O/S
chris sm 06/Jul/03 Lead O/S
with Pippa Froggatt
cem 22/Jun/03 Lead O/S
with Liam Mark, Mandy Haywood
Mark A Humphries 30/May/03 Lead O/S
with dean howard
Budge 29/May/03 2nd O/S
with Mike Oates
Hidden 08/May/03 Solo
Hidden 05/Apr/03 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2003 Lead O/S
Chris the Tall ?/Aug/02 Lead O/S
Mark Stevenson 04/Jun/02 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2002 -
Jon Greengrass ??/2002 -
Hidden ??/2000 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2000 -
Mark Davies PK ??/2000 Lead O/S
Rich Kirby ??/1996 -
Canyak ??/1973 -
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