Rockfax Description
Powerful moves access the prominent niche at 4m (overhead gear). Continue up the flake of 'the flange' then the steep slab on rounded and sometimes green holds to a final short crack. © Rockfax

FA. Peter Biven 1956

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Eastern Grit (2006): Top 500, Stanage Routes BMC Graded List, Peak Gritstone S-HVS **+, Peak Rock/7/8/Biven-Peck Partnership/1950's a Developing Decade, 'Soft' Peak HVSs., Eastern Grit 2 star plus (HVS/VS/HS).

Mike Turner 24/Sep 2nd O/S
with Andy Hansler, Paul Humphries
PanzerHanzler 24/Sep Lead O/S

Wanted to do this one for a while.

mattlyons 08/Sep Lead O/S
with Josh Willson
LBrown 04/Sep -
timrooker 02/Sep Lead O/S
with Carla
Hidden 01/Sep Lead
Fred Lazell 01/Sep 2nd
with peat
Hidden 18/Aug Lead O/S
Bangflopnot 18/Aug 2nd

Great overhang start with a fair amount of power needed. Left hand low & reach over with right to power over it. Great climb after that with nice arête to the left

Trickett 13/Aug 2nd O/S
will_benfold 04/Aug 2nd O/S
Matthoop91 29/Jul Lead O/S
iWoody5025 29/Jul 2nd
TwofoZeus 29/Jul Lead O/S

Impressive start, being shortish, got a left heel hook at my head height and rocked up to a side pull, and then got established into the niche. Good (very) rounded holds on slab/vertical climbing thereafter. I had fun, Hobbs didn't particularly enjoy it. Note - I had to have a redundant bottom crux cam taken out and thrown up to me at meter 5 as I needed that particular cam again. Oops hehe

SGD 18/Jul Lead O/S

Powerful start, lovely climbing after that.

Derek Furze 16/Jul 2nd
with Paul Mitchell
Graham C 08/Jul Lead O/S
Gordon W 03/Jul Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Jun Lead
andrzej kierzek 17/Jun Lead O/S
with Tara
The Grist 11/Jun Lead rpt
PaulTanton 11/Jun 2nd O/S
Samuel Vaughan 28/May 2nd O/S

awkward first move leads to climb similar in style and protection as the next door hargreaves OR,

with Pete
pc1983 28/May Lead O/S

Nice climb. Didn't feel that pumpy despite the description. I'd say it is a lot more enjoyable than it looks. Some slopey ledges but the first sloping break will take a microcam and then protection seems to come as you need it.

Pinguville 22/May 2nd O/S
with George
bobpilgrem 22/May Lead rpt
with Colin
Hidden 22/May Lead O/S
Hidden 20/May Lead O/S
Roland stopps 13/May Lead O/S
Kevin Cass 13/May 2nd O/S
with R. Stopps
Hidden 07/May Lead
Sarah Statham 03/May Lead

First HVS lead

with Isi Booker
Hidden 02/May 2nd
Hidden 28/Apr Lead
Wayne S 19/Apr 2nd
with Chris
KeenClimber 19/Apr Lead O/S
with Wayne
rurp 11/Apr Lead rpt
with Arlo, ben rowland
Hidden 08/Apr Lead O/S
Neil McA 05/Apr 2nd rpt
with Jake McAdie
harry.morrish 31/Mar Lead O/S
TheCrackDestroyer 31/Mar 2nd O/S
lucybradbury 30/Mar Lead
Sam Parker 26/Mar Lead O/S
with Michael Bishop
FlavioL1989 25/Mar Lead O/S
jtwigg 25/Mar Lead G/U
with roryj
roryj 25/Mar 2nd O/S
with James
rajeshwarbisht 25/Mar 2nd
with Flavio
julesmckim 25/Mar 2nd β
with paul jenkinson
LJC 20/Jan Lead O/S
with Charley
charley 20/Jan 2nd rpt
with Luca
Hidden ??/2017 Lead
nuts and bolts ??/2017 -
eb202 28/Dec/16 2nd

Difficult first move that took a few attempts. Can't remember whether or not I fell off it though! Coming back to lead.

with Michael
Mike505 28/Dec/16 Lead O/S
marcus_goff 16/Dec/16 Lead G/U
with Andy
Afell 16/Dec/16 2nd
marconi 26/Nov/16 Lead O/S
with Chris
bigdrew 30/Oct/16 Lead O/S
kermit_uk 23/Oct/16 2nd rpt
Hidden 21/Oct/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Oct/16 Lead O/S
loonylovegood93 09/Oct/16 2nd dog
RM199 09/Oct/16 Lead rpt
Markheighton 06/Oct/16 2nd
Joss Simpson 02/Oct/16 Lead O/S
Mark Stevenson 01/Oct/16 2nd rpt
with Rich Lade
royle883 30/Sep/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Sep/16 2nd O/S
Jan.Hrb 18/Sep/16 Lead O/S
with Matus
M_Robinson 17/Sep/16 Lead O/S
with Lewis Prestt
Calum Wadsworth 11/Sep/16 Lead O/S
with Emma
shaunhumphreys 31/Aug/16 Lead O/S


with Dawn
Dawn_K_B 31/Aug/16 2nd O/S
scottywakefield 29/Aug/16 Lead O/S

Some great moves at the start and possible undercut just below the crack at the top. Well worth a look.

ferdia 19/Aug/16 Lead O/S
Oliver Houston 10/Aug/16 Lead O/S
with Sarah
Fat Andy Heff 10/Aug/16 2nd O/S
with Droyd
Droyd 10/Aug/16 Lead O/S
teamvix 24/Jul/16 2nd

Awesome first sequence. Heel hook with a foot above my head!! And some swearing.

with Dad
tim.fairhall 05/Jul/16 Lead O/S
with Steve
MusicalMountaineer 01/Jul/16 Lead O/S

Hard fun start, solid moves above. Nice route.

tom_lewis89 01/Jul/16 2nd
LukeWawrzyniak ?/Jul/16 Lead RP
Hidden 30/Jun/16 Lead
Hidden 30/Jun/16 Lead
ipegg 18/Jun/16 Lead
Katsmiff 18/Jun/16 2nd O/S

Tricky first move. Not so bad on second where you don't care that your feet are the same height as your head.

Hidden 02/Jun/16 Lead
Hmgslade 22/May/16 2nd O/S
with Jack
Hidden 22/May/16 Lead O/S
keitht 22/May/16 Lead
with Dave Lomas
Hidden 16/May/16 -
Alan Blakeman 12/May/16 Lead

Defo a 'burly' start, easier for the tall. From a good right handhold under the overhang get feet high, lay away with L hand & reach the sloppy top of the flange. Very green this early in the season…. but a grand exit!

with Steve Willis
Andy Moles 12/May/16 Solo
Hidden 05/May/16 2nd
DaveHo 25/Mar/16 2nd
with Charlie H
Hidden 20/Mar/16 TR O/S
Jim Walton 20/Mar/16 2nd rpt
with Mike Dudley
Hidden 20/Mar/16 Lead O/S
admackie 19/Mar/16 Lead
Palmer 19/Mar/16 2nd
Palmer 19/Mar/16 2nd
Hidden 13/Feb/16 Lead rpt
Capricorn One 13/Feb/16 2nd

First move too much for me, even on second. Traversed in from April Crack instead, not sure it was any easier or safer...

with Mowglee
ali.scott 13/Feb/16 Lead O/S
with Jacob, Jasper
cookie-doo 23/Jan/16 Lead G/U

A great climb with gorgeous boulder start, which I had to try a few times before figuring out the sequence (hence ground up). Second HVS!

with BDC
DoctorYoghourt ??/2016 -
GeorgeR 31/Oct/15 2nd
with Andy Mathers, Brian Hull
Hidden 31/Oct/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Oct/15 2nd dnf
GPN 04/Oct/15 Lead
with Annette
brockers 20/Sep/15 Lead

Nice climbing!

gladys 13/Sep/15 2nd

w Martin Smith

cragsman9000 03/Sep/15 Lead O/S
with Neil
paul79 25/Aug/15 Lead O/S
richgibson 25/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with Tim Wise, Diz
Hidden 23/Aug/15 Lead O/S
Robs_Uren 16/Aug/15 2nd O/S
with RKirke
RKirke 16/Aug/15 Lead O/S
tebs ?/Aug/15 2nd O/S
with Steve
freemanTom 12/Jul/15 Lead

Start suits my style, slab fun, good enough gear

with Harry SOC
Hidden 12/Jul/15 2nd O/S
Rembrandt 12/Jul/15 Lead O/S
fabricio 10/Jul/15 2nd
with leon
leon 10/Jul/15 Lead rpt
Gympaul ?/Jul/15 Lead
Pero 05/Jun/15 TR
Hidden 04/Jun/15 TR
evans859 04/Jun/15 2nd O/S
shaun walby 30/May/15 2nd O/S
with Gympaul
tsjx 30/May/15 Lead RP

Took a few practices to get off the ground. Eaten too many biscuits.

with John Mc
Gympaul 30/May/15 Lead
Rob Davies 23/May/15 Lead
with Phil Ashton
pauldrew 22/May/15 2nd
with Dennis Wong, Jim Jones
Brannock 23/Apr/15 Lead O/S
galpinos 18/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Sam
bazilikiukas 10/Apr/15 2nd O/S
WhipperSnapper 10/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Minty
crossleysm ?/Apr/15 Lead
RobinJones 22/Mar/15 2nd O/S
luke glaister 22/Mar/15 Lead O/S
sdavies141 ??/2015 Lead O/S
jmills94 30/Dec/14 2nd O/S

stiff pull to start but ok once body position sorted out. some lovely slab climbing above but feels brilliantly delicate in places.

Dominic Green 30/Nov/14 2nd
Alan James - UKC and UKH 30/Nov/14 Lead
Hidden 02/Nov/14 2nd O/S
Andrew Abraham 29/Oct/14 2nd O/S
with Paul Deane
Hidden 29/Oct/14 Lead O/S
vanderz 18/Oct/14 Lead rpt
planetmarshall 12/Oct/14 Lead O/S
with Helen Mort
Hidden 12/Oct/14 2nd O/S
nick ferro 12/Oct/14 Lead O/S

Used heel hook on left.

ralphio 03/Oct/14 Lead O/S

Overhang is probably fair at 5b but I thought the top slab was easier than Hargeaves' Original. Well protected with cams.

with Ash
Bron H 28/Sep/14 Lead O/S
littleluke 28/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Tithe Technique 27/Sep/14 2nd O/S
charley 27/Sep/14 Lead O/S

Being tall, I was able to reach the good hold easily which made the pull up okay however was very scrunched up in the niche which made rocking up onto it awkward.

with Kev
valentinesbabe 27/Sep/14 2nd dnf

I'm logging this for completeness however I didn't just not finish...I just couldn't get started. I went up and down the first move or so numerous times but just couldn't get enough height to get a good enough hold in the crack to pull up on. Need to work on that pull up lock off thing a bit more first :D

harry_lewis 24/Sep/14 Lead
HarryBowyer 21/Sep/14 2nd O/S
kermit_uk 21/Sep/14 Lead O/S
SuperLee1985 14/Sep/14 Lead O/S

Oh Man!! First HVS lead!! First 5b!! Amazing stuff!! Possibly amazing more for the sense of my personal achievement than the route it's self but still a top quality climb. The initial move is pumpy and took me a second attempt to get the footwork right (right foot placement was crucial) but really nice moves. Once that excitement was over, the main slab was very steep with many sloping holds and proved to be exciting and a little scary, but cams protect it pretty well. That being said, I was very relieved to reach the sanctuary of the jugs on the upper crack.

with knighty
mikehenesy 14/Sep/14 Lead dog

Gave it another go. Did the move, got up in to the niche, got in a suspect cam up high but couldn't get established and after lots of grunting and whining ended up hanging on that cam. Found a rounded top eventualy and got up. Rest of it was fantasticaly slabby, magnifico!

with Jez Thornley
knighty 14/Sep/14 2nd O/S

Great climbing. I stayed as far right as i could. Lovely moves up the arete then wicked break climbing. Loved it!

Ally Smith 14/Sep/14 Solo
pete40 07/Sep/14 Lead β
g1m147 07/Sep/14 Lead
with Mick.
Dave Mahon 27/Aug/14 Lead

The strenuous start is protectable and straight forward

with Justin Sharpe
fuzzysheep01 20/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Simon, Tom Hornsby
TobyA 19/Aug/14 2nd O/S
with Tom R
Hidden 13/Aug/14 Lead O/S
BRoe 30/Jul/14 Solo O/S
with Will Lord, whitehouse_rhys
Hidden 27/Jul/14 Lead O/S
bryan61 27/Jul/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 14/Jul/14 2nd RP
JasonK 08/Jul/14 Lead
with James Hoyes
Hoyes 08/Jul/14 2nd rpt
with Jason K
charvey 06/Jul/14 Lead O/S

I found the start difficult to work out, pulling onto it quite a few times before finding a method that worked. After that it was a bit delicate but that may just have been the aftermath of spending ten minutes on a 5b move.

with David Robinette
AidanMorris 05/Jul/14 Lead O/S
robgixer 05/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Mr. K 11/Jun/14 2nd O/S
with John Bramwell
max_chan 01/Jun/14 2nd rpt
Pete Wimbush 01/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Matthew Fennelow
Andy Peak 1 26/May/14 2nd
the power 26/May/14 Lead rpt
with Andy
Hidden 25/May/14 Lead
BigTone 19/May/14 2nd O/S

Steep start

pedrosanpb 17/May/14 Lead O/S

Fantastic flake start suited me perfectly, slabby rounded face had me worried! Glad to get to some gear in at about 3/4 height in the first decent break

with Tony Ryland
GOS 16/May/14 Lead O/S

physical start; top section can weave towards heargeaves to get more gear in

with 5eamuz
5eamuz 16/May/14 2nd dnf
DannyK 05/May/14 Lead rpt
with Katie
WillDoyle 02/May/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Apr/14 Lead O/S
cem 27/Apr/14 2nd rpt
Kirill 27/Apr/14 Lead β

Tried it 18 months ago but could not do the start. Blame cold fingers, as it didn't feel especially hard this time.

the power 15/Apr/14 2nd rpt
with rob
dr_botnik 15/Apr/14 Lead rpt
Hidden 14/Apr/14 Lead O/S
MarkRoe 11/Apr/14 2nd O/S
woody99i 11/Apr/14 Lead
Hidden 08/Apr/14 2nd
Hidden 08/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Shauna 30/Mar/14 2nd
Toby Dunn 30/Mar/14 Solo rpt
Matt77 30/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Mar/14 2nd
Jonathan Richardson 01/Mar/14 Lead O/S
the power 02/Feb/14 2nd dog
with Andy
Andy Peak 1 02/Feb/14 Lead
Dan Arkle ??/2014 -
NDD ??/2014 Solo
Hidden 01/Dec/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 01/Dec/13 Lead
Aline 01/Dec/13 2nd O/S
Jimbo C 01/Dec/13 Lead O/S

The difficulty is over quickly, but it has some interesting moves on the slab.

with Jon
mikealexpayne 30/Nov/13 Lead
mikealexpayne 30/Nov/13 Lead
DorsetGareth 11/Oct/13 2nd O/S
cornishben 11/Oct/13 Lead O/S
dannyboy83 05/Oct/13 Solo O/S
Hidden 20/Sep/13 Lead
stevelismore 20/Sep/13 2nd
with James L
mike8331 15/Sep/13 Lead
Hidden 08/Sep/13 2nd β
Hidden 03/Sep/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 29/Aug/13 2nd
Hidden 11/Aug/13 Lead O/S
dr_botnik 07/Aug/13 2nd O/S
with Adrian
Hidden 27/Jul/13 2nd rpt
The Norris 27/Jul/13 Lead O/S

Nice. First clean HVS 5b lead!

with Gavin
Hidden 14/Jul/13 2nd O/S
JimboWizbo 14/Jul/13 Lead O/S

Great route, burly, protected start following by sustained, fairly technical climbing up the slopey steep wall, avoided the arete

with Beth
goddamm7 07/Jul/13 2nd
Andy Fielding 07/Jul/13 Lead
Lotoni ?/Jul/13 TR O/S
Wizzy ?/Jul/13 Lead O/S
thetradlad 18/Jun/13 2nd O/S
with Joe, Harry Thorpe
Harry Thorpe 18/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Tony Holdsworth 11/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Ian Holtby
HaddRoots 10/Jun/13 Lead O/S

Tricky start! but a nice if slightly worrying slab afterwards

mat cooper 01/Jun/13 Lead O/S
CurlyStevo ?/Jun/13 2nd

quite hard through the initial overhang easy above

with Kevin
Benjamin walton 04/May/13 2nd
Voltemands 04/May/13 2nd O/S
with Ben Walton, Carlene HIll
MikeLell 03/May/13 Lead
Gudge 03/May/13 2nd rpt
rachelpearce01 23/Apr/13 2nd O/S
bobpilgrem 23/Apr/13 Lead rpt
with Bob/Nic
David Kay 06/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Moritz L 06/Apr/13 2nd
with David Kirsfelds, pete
seanlikeskites 02/Mar/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Mar/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 02/Mar/13 2nd O/S
Mike W 04/Jan/13 Lead O/S
saffy ??/2013 Lead O/S
bencole ?/Nov/12 Lead O/S
with Andy
victim of mathematics 19/Oct/12 2nd O/S


James Oswald 19/Oct/12 Lead
Hidden 19/Oct/12 2nd
andybenham 06/Oct/12 2nd O/S

One hard move to gain the slab then some very nice engaging climbing to follow.

Gareth 06/Oct/12 Lead O/S
with Andrew
Julia Chatterton 09/Sep/12 2nd

Awesome bold lead by Rach, the first move is fine when you get your feet up, but not sure I'd have been brave enough to lead it yet!

with Rachel
Keith11 09/Sep/12 TR O/S
jamesgr87 05/Sep/12 TR β
Ben Vieyra 03/Sep/12 Lead
Hidden 02/Sep/12 Lead O/S
deacondeacon 28/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Wayne S 28/Aug/12 2nd O/S
with Deacon
Olli-C 08/Aug/12 Lead O/S

Nice moves all the way up

Rachel Slater 08/Aug/12 2nd O/S
RFWilkie 03/Aug/12 Lead O/S
esther ?/Aug/12 Lead
Gudge ?/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Clee 01/Jul/12 2nd
with Chris
GermanAlex 27/Jun/12 Lead O/S

awesome! all you'd want from a climb, the gear slot to protect the powerful move at the bottom seems to have been manufactured according to DMM's specifications of a size 0 cam. big cam rack helps, although there is the odd cheeky horizontal nut placement higher up

with Matt
Hidden 27/Jun/12 2nd rpt
Coel Hellier 26/Jun/12 Lead
John Nuttall 26/Jun/12 2nd
with Coel
Hidden 26/Jun/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 26/Jun/12 Lead dog
riff156 20/Jun/12 2nd O/S
with Bob Hotchkis
Steven Andrews 05/Jun/12 Lead O/S


with Arjan
Hidden 03/May/12 Lead O/S
hailtryfan ?/May/12 2nd O/S
pie_eater_pete 15/Apr/12 Lead O/S
gingerwolf 15/Apr/12 Lead β
mikehenesy 14/Apr/12 2nd

Eventualy figured the first move, got up put in the next piece of gear, didn't like it was knackered and so down climbed. Couldn'd get up the bastrd a second time, couldn't do the move. Paul had to get up and complete it - did a good job with a bit of expert tuition from the ground of course. Well done, his first HVS lead.

with Paul Smith
Hidden 14/Apr/12 Lead O/S
gordonday 13/Apr/12 2nd rpt
with Jack
jwpil 13/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with Gordon
chrisbussell 05/Apr/12 2nd
with Tim O'Neill
Hidden 30/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Mar/12 2nd O/S
john lynch 26/Mar/12 2nd O/S
with Lewis Andrew
pete1993 18/Mar/12 2nd
Gallant 18/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Pete the fresher
cem 11/Mar/12 2nd rpt
Duncan 88 10/Mar/12 2nd dog
Clay C 08/Mar/12 2nd O/S
with Stu
Matt Cooke 19/Feb/12 2nd O/S
with Rosh
Hidden ??/2012 Lead
Hidden ??/2012 -
Tony Kartawick ??/2012 -
Andy Nicholson 27/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with JD
Hidden 15/Oct/11 2nd O/S
Ed Westwood 15/Oct/11 2nd O/S
with Ben Harper
Ben Harper 15/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Ed Westwood
nickevens 15/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with joe
shaky2 14/Oct/11 Lead
Hidden 14/Oct/11 Lead β
Ade7 14/Oct/11 2nd O/S
with Stewart
Paul D Jones 14/Oct/11 Lead
Nick1812P 13/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Elliott
Hidden 02/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Andy Peak 1 02/Oct/11 Lead

yet a nother random belayer

with random
Ulgrid 02/Oct/11 2nd
with Ross
gidmord 18/Sep/11 2nd O/S
gmatthew 18/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Jeromecooper 24/Aug/11 Lead
richardhopton 24/Aug/11 Lead rpt
AlexxelA 21/Aug/11 Lead O/S

My shoulder complained but i managed, satisfying pully move and then nice climbing above

with Cari
climbinmunkey 20/Aug/11 Lead O/S

Much easier than expected. Crux is the bottom but isn't 5b compared to other Stanage climbs of the same grade. Good balancy slopy climbing above.

with Andy
andysroom 20/Aug/11 2nd rpt
with Lizzie
stvredmond 19/Aug/11 Lead

start felt fine it was the slabby cruxey thing at 2/3 height that got me a bit racey. well protected and quality climbing

Helnorris 19/Aug/11 2nd
mic_b 17/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Ady
JPGR 13/Aug/11 Lead O/S
samwillo 02/Aug/11 2nd
with Jay
Jay C 02/Aug/11 Lead O/S

Managed to kick my only piece of gear out while doing the crux move near the bottom, lovely route which I think deserves 3 stars!

with Sam W
jpmole 31/Jul/11 -

tom's first lead outdoors in, oooh, forever. nice second, good top section laybacks

Si Croft 28/Jul/11 Lead
with JD
Cake 20/Jul/11 Lead O/S

On the hard bit at the beginning you could probably hit the floor

with Matt
Hidden 20/Jul/11 2nd
Andy Hardy 14/Jul/11 Lead O/S
lamma_hippie 14/Jul/11 2nd
with Jon Lawton
Darrell Read 03/Jul/11 2nd
31770 03/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Dr Toph 13/Jun/11 Solo O/S
Jim Slater 07/Jun/11 Lead rpt
fatbuoybazza 05/Jun/11 2nd O/S
with Mikael
Mikael 05/Jun/11 Lead
JRae 05/Jun/11 Lead
thomasadixon 05/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Alan
Reaver2k 05/Jun/11 2nd
wi11 03/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Sam Read
Bob Windsor ?/Jun/11 Lead
with Harry Salisbury, matt spencer, paul trower
riddle 27/May/11 Lead O/S
with Jakub LMC
Hidden 27/May/11 Lead O/S
ojp 27/May/11 Lead β

On Si's Gear

with Si
gordonday 19/May/11 Lead O/S
with clive
jon clayton 02/May/11 Lead
with Hannah Sinnott
Hidden 02/May/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/May/11 Lead O/S
matty123 30/Apr/11 2nd O/S
mksmith35 30/Apr/11 Lead O/S
apd 28/Apr/11 2nd O/S
with J Smith
mattparratt 25/Apr/11 2nd
Matt Fry 19/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Apr/11 2nd
RKernan 19/Apr/11 Lead RP
tprebs 19/Apr/11 2nd β
with R?n?n Kernan
leon 16/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Steven Davidson
mark4344 14/Apr/11 Lead O/S

Hard start, older rockfax shows a different line to new book. new line def better. climb more than a 1 move wonder though.

with Michel, Matt Payne
Hidden 14/Apr/11 2nd O/S
cheeky 14/Apr/11 2nd dog

Slipped of the bottom move but nor problems second time!

with Mark Philipson, Michel
max_chan 12/Apr/11 2nd RP
with Trevor Wilson
Goose4 10/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Lev 09/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Ketu 03/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Pete A, Pete H
Mike Kiss ?/Apr/11 Lead O/S

Managed to kick first (and only) bit gear out while pulling over on the crux, though having said that, found the balancy moves above tricky cos I'm clumsy

with Dan Crick, Nick Hatton
marcduhig 26/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Andrew
al123 20/Mar/11 Lead O/S

went abit off route to the corner at one bit but oh well. still good

Hidden 19/Mar/11 2nd
Chi Cheng 02/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Jack00 22/Jan/11 Lead O/S
with John Walsh
kitch22 22/Jan/11 2nd O/S
The Blue Bucket ??/2011 Lead
Dan Mckinlay ??/2011 -
Paul Boggis ??/2011 Lead
mwatson ??/2011 -
rurp ??/2011 Lead O/S
uphillnow ??/2011 -
PAJames ??/2011 -
Hidden ?/Dec/10 -
Keendan 13/Nov/10 Lead O/S

Hard first move. Retreated to the ground about 3 times before getting it right.

rich_hw 07/Nov/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Nov/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Oct/10 Lead O/S
Jack Loftus 24/Oct/10 2nd O/S
with Nick
Harry Holmes 17/Oct/10 2nd rpt
Liam Ingram 17/Oct/10 2nd O/S
with Mike Swartz
Roberttaylor 17/Oct/10 Lead O/S

Start takes a bit of confidence. Lank helps

with Harry Holmes.
Ewan Russell 14/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with Tom Dewhurst
jon22 13/Oct/10 Lead
The Bad Cough 13/Oct/10 2nd O/S
Tom Hudson 02/Oct/10 AltLd O/S
Tom Hudson 02/Oct/10 2nd O/S
with James hudson.
Darrell Read 18/Sep/10 Lead
with Simon Brown
Mike_Hayes 05/Sep/10 AltLd O/S
Mr Sparkle 05/Sep/10 Lead O/S
haydng 30/Aug/10 Lead rpt
with John
jack89 29/Aug/10 Lead O/S

Yum. Very enjoyable & no scary.

gaz_jones 29/Aug/10 2nd O/S

All good apart from starting move.

Tightsgirl 22/Aug/10 2nd
with Pete Staves
Hidden 21/Aug/10 2nd rpt
Nick F Smith 19/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Neil Rodgers (PCC) 15/Aug/10 2nd O/S
with Mark PCC, Marilyn
Hidden 15/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Aug/10 TR O/S
Hidden 02/Aug/10 Lead O/S
clams ?/Aug/10 Lead

Went straight up just left of 'flange'

with NB's mate
Dave Foster 31/Jul/10 Lead O/S

Top notch, maybe better than Hargreave's...

with Andy
Hidden 25/Jul/10 2nd
ranga 14/Jul/10 2nd O/S
Harry Holmes 13/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Phil Jennings
AndyFrank 09/Jul/10 Lead O/S

Hard start then a couple of shocking cam placement at just under half hight. they might just hold :)

with Mike Burton
wazir.safeer 08/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Jess
Will_Maxwell 08/Jul/10 2nd O/S
maybe_si 23/Jun/10 Solo O/S
dashitboarder 20/Jun/10 Lead
djones66 13/Jun/10 Lead

No subtlety required for the start - if you lunge up and keep pulling, its all okay. The slab above (right hand side - no need to cover any of the same rock as Hargreaves') is very pleasant indeed.

with Stve mc D
freddieneame10 ?/Jun/10 2nd
Hidden ?/Jun/10 Lead
shed_hed 30/May/10 2nd O/S
with Alex Twist
Twisty 23/May/10 Lead rpt
with Julian O'Neil
Hidden 18/May/10 Solo O/S
Chris_barr 09/May/10 Lead O/S
with Mike
Jonathan Hall 01/May/10 2nd rpt
Hidden ?/May/10 2nd
mark20 27/Apr/10 Lead O/S
9fingerjon 26/Apr/10 2nd O/S
with Matt G
Hidden 26/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Apr/10 Lead O/S
harry40740 18/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Neil Pacey 11/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Tanya Savage 11/Apr/10 2nd

Horrendous start - took about 10 goes, only got up then with significant "progress capture" (hauling) by Neil. Nice above.

Hidden 08/Apr/10 -
jon clayton 05/Apr/10 Lead
with jeremy dodd
RM199 ??/2010 2nd O/S
Ahab ??/2010 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2010 -
stephenhartley ??/2010 2nd
holters ??/2010 -
katyvose1 ??/2010 -
Seymore Butt ??/2010 -
mattyork2 26/Oct/09 Lead O/S
with Johnny Richard
wilkie14c 13/Oct/09 Lead O/S
with Dave Clarke
richardhopton 23/Sep/09 2nd
with James_D
James_D 23/Sep/09 Lead O/S

Yeah, i finally got some flange :-)

with Richard
Brown 22/Sep/09 Solo O/S
with Solo
neilfish 21/Sep/09 2nd O/S
with Ash
Jonathan Hall 18/Sep/09 Lead
disturbed_one51 18/Sep/09 2nd
with Wee man
Hidden 12/Sep/09 TR O/S
harry40740 12/Sep/09 TR O/S
X-tremist 11/Sep/09 TR O/S
Hidden 05/Sep/09 2nd O/S
Mark D 05/Sep/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Aug/09 2nd O/S
bridget143 10/Jul/09 2nd O/S
with Lindy, Duncan Frisch
Mike_Hayes 21/Jun/09 -
with jamie Restoric
petegruf 13/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with howhard
howhard 13/Jun/09 2nd dog

Needed a bit of help for the thuggy crux move at the start.

Jim Slater 09/Jun/09 2nd O/S
with Angus Malcolm, Tim Pearson
Hidden 24/May/09 Lead rpt
Hidden 05/Apr/09 2nd
DavidR 05/Apr/09 Lead O/S
James B 21/Mar/09 Lead
with Nick
Reaver2k 18/Mar/09 2nd O/S

Mike led well, quite a tough one this for HVS! Really hard start, right hand high, left hand high on pretty crap hold just up the crack, then right foot up high and rock over a bit and sort of shuffle up! I did it very inelegantly! Wander up left with a bit of difficulty, loads of slopers to hold onto whilst taking gear out, would have been harder placing! One piece was out over on April crack so had to go get that out then was forced to move back left without a rest as Tom was shouting at me! Moves up from there arn't too hard, just quite precarious, glad I chose a easier HVS... probably come back and have a bash some day soon.

with Michael, Greame, Becca, Lisa, Tom and Andy
tatz45 21/Feb/09 Lead O/S
Twisty 31/Jan/09 Lead rpt

Really nice, better than on second a couple of years ago

with Rayan Sammut
Hidden 17/Jan/09 Lead O/S
andysroom ??/2009 Lead O/S
keith leonard ??/2009 -
Sidekick ??/2009 Lead O/S
jimbonfire 14/Oct/08 Lead O/S
Reds 12/Oct/08 2nd O/S
Byronius Maximus 20/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with Paul du Toit
Hidden 14/Sep/08 Lead
Hidden 08/Sep/08 Lead O/S
petemeads 15/Aug/08 Lead

Paul was kind enough to collect my gear - great to see him again after about 15 years (I think).

with Paul Mitchell
Shauna 04/Aug/08 2nd O/S
with Steve
inuklm 26/Jul/08 Lead
with Dave Gent
Hidden 22/Jul/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Jul/08 2nd
Another James 15/Jul/08 2nd
with Graham
tobydunford 10/Jul/08 Lead O/S
with Harry Martin
davidgent ?/Jul/08 2nd O/S
with Kunal
Hidden 24/Jun/08 Lead O/S
will9911 24/Jun/08 2nd O/S
with chris
roberto18 10/Jun/08 Lead
with phil jennings, Tom Nickols
Phil Jennings 10/Jun/08 2nd O/S
with Robert Bridges, Tom Nichols
Hidden 31/May/08 Lead
DannyK 31/May/08 Lead O/S
with Katie
TomHaigh 30/May/08 2nd O/S
with Phil Parker
pimpy 20/May/08 2nd
Hidden 20/May/08 TR
AndyL 20/May/08 Lead

kinda meandered a little of route...

with Will
gnc760 06/May/08 Lead O/S
with Mike Gadd
Hidden 09/Apr/08 Solo
Hidden 03/Apr/08 2nd
Owdham 03/Apr/08 Lead dog

Really struggled on the first moves. Eventually managing to do it. From them on was easy.

with Sam Hal, Matt Scott, Babs
jimbobimbo ?/Apr/08 Lead O/S
with Mel
jimbobimbo ?/Apr/08 Lead O/S
tomboyle 20/Feb/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Feb/08 Lead rpt
IanJackson ?/Feb/08 Solo O/S
lowersharpnose 01/Jan/08 Lead
Jim Walton ??/2008 -
Hidden ??/2008 -
Hidden ??/2008 -
The old James turnbull ??/2008 Lead
The old James turnbull ??/2008 Lead
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
The old James turnbull ??/2008 Lead
Hidden ??/2008 -
ukb & bmc shark 01/Dec/07 Solo rpt
Graeme Hammond 25/Nov/07 Lead O/S
Twisty 25/Nov/07 2nd O/S

Good heel hooking rockover- just pulled up though!

with Graeme Hammond
OffshoreAndy 04/Nov/07 Lead O/S
with NCC Nic
bob3141 03/Nov/07 2nd
Jesse Dufton 03/Nov/07 Lead
with bob3141
Hidden 20/Oct/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Oct/07 2nd rpt
Dan 85 05/Oct/07 Lead O/S
with Rob
Pythonist 04/Oct/07 2nd rpt
with Chris Jennions
Hidden ?/Oct/07 Lead O/S
mattpw ?/Oct/07 Lead O/S
Tobias at Home 01/Sep/07 Lead O/S

really good

with Mun
mel holmes 13/Aug/07 Lead
with Tony Reed
mel holmes 13/Aug/07 Lead O/S
with Tony Reed
Paul Tomo 02/Aug/07 Lead β
with Justin
jamiev 31/Jul/07 2nd β
with Kenta Tanaka
Stig 29/Jul/07 2nd rpt
with Maciek
Maciek 29/Jul/07 Lead O/S
with James R.
Hidden 28/Jul/07 Lead
gazfellows 24/Jun/07 2nd
BenJacobs 06/Jun/07 2nd
with PeakDJ
Hidden 06/Jun/07 Lead O/S
max_chan 01/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with Lou
sparkass ?/Jun/07 Lead O/S
cpoad 26/May/07 TR O/S
with Clare F
Hidden 20/May/07 Lead O/S
Martin Bennett 20/May/07 -
with NickH, SW
hash ?/May/07 Lead β
with Janette
Iggy_B 29/Apr/07 2nd O/S
with Simon Troop
adam carless 28/Apr/07 Lead O/S

First moves are thuggy but well protected, then nice balancey stuff.

Hidden 28/Apr/07 2nd
Mick r 05/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Tom
bob3141 05/Apr/07 2nd
Jesse Dufton 05/Apr/07 Lead
with bob3141
craig matheson ?/Apr/07 Solo
JdotP 24/Mar/07 2nd dog
with Tom Brookes
Nicos 30/Jan/07 Lead O/S
with andrew gardner
Hidden ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 -
maybe_si 15/Oct/06 Lead O/S
with tris
tradguy 15/Oct/06 Lead O/S
with Mark Hazell
Hidden 14/Oct/06 Lead
tristangale 13/Oct/06 2nd
with Chevis
Anna Horrox 04/Oct/06 2nd
clive-greenwood 04/Oct/06 Lead
with Anna
Hidden 24/Sep/06 Lead O/S
adrianj 24/Sep/06 2nd
Pythonist 19/Sep/06 2nd O/S
Luke Brooks 18/Sep/06 Lead O/S
Andy Clarke 30/Aug/06 Lead O/S
with Tommo, Ralph
PenJD 05/Aug/06 Lead O/S
tumbling wizard 08/Jul/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Jun/06 Lead O/S
Bux ?/Jun/06 2nd O/S
with Jon
howlingbaboon ?/Jun/06 TR O/S
with Rob
annakyn 10/Apr/06 Lead
with James Dynes
ukb & bmc shark 29/Mar/06 Solo
Skell 01/Feb/06 2nd
with Rich Sharpe
Hidden 28/Jan/06 2nd O/S
featuresforfeet 21/Jan/06 2nd dog
with Neil H
Neil Adams ??/2006 -
ArnaudG ??/2006 -
Hidden ?/Dec/05 -
Hidden ?/Oct/05 2nd
reg_measures 28/May/05 Lead O/S
with Allison
BlueJohn 17/May/05 2nd
Hidden 17/May/05 Lead O/S
bexyboo ?/May/05 Lead dog

One rest

with John
bexyboo ?/May/05 Lead dog
with John
Si dH 10/Apr/05 2nd O/S
with Alex Gaastra
Pete Graham ??/2005 Lead O/S
with Rick Graham, Becky Graham
Dave Bond 09/Dec/04 Lead O/S
with charles
JDDD 29/Apr/04 2nd
Hidden ?/Mar/04 -
Rik Dawes ??/2004 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2004 -
drysori ??/2004 -
Stig 19/Oct/03 Lead O/S
with Charlie Reade-Jahn
Hidden ?/Sep/03 2nd O/S
Apharri ?/Aug/03 2nd
with Dave Wharton
SteveM 26/Jul/03 Lead
with Rosie, Tobs
chris sm 06/Jul/03 Lead O/S
with Pippa Froggatt
Hidden 20/Jun/03 Solo O/S
duncan 31/May/03 2nd
with Hugo Glover
Mark Riley ?/Apr/03 2nd
Paz ?/Apr/03 Lead
with MH
DubyaJamesDubya 29/Mar/03 2nd O/S
with Adrian Casey
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 09/Mar/03 Lead O/S
furry 14/Sep/02 Lead O/S
with Phil B
Hidden ?/Sep/02 Lead
Hidden 11/Aug/02 Lead
Mark A Humphries 24/Jul/02 Lead O/S
with dean howard
Hidden 24/Jul/02 Lead RP
Mark Stevenson 04/Jun/02 Solo O/S
Hidden 23/Mar/02 2nd
mcb ??/2002 Lead O/S
with Noel
Hidden ??/2002 -
The Grist ??/2002 Lead O/S
with Nick Allsop
cem 14/Oct/01 Lead O/S
with Rod Strachan, Miles Butteriss
Andy S ?/Jul/01 Lead O/S
akhughes ?/Jul/01 Lead
Hidden ?/Jun/01 2nd O/S
TonyF 22/May/01 2nd
with Andy Neath
John Marsland 07/May/01 Lead
with Darrell Small
Stone Muppet ??/2001 -
Strong Steve 13/Aug/00 Solo O/S
Hidden 11/Aug/00 Lead O/S
A Crook 18/May/00 2nd
with Graham Smith
Mark Davies PK ??/2000 Lead O/S
Rock Fairy ??/2000 2nd
nige ??/2000 -
tlr ??/2000 Lead
Hidden ??/2000 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2000 -
JamesP ??/2000 Lead
Boy ??/2000 -
EllieWoods 16/Oct/99 2nd O/S
Chris the Tall ?/Jul/99 Lead rpt

Had seconded it 2 months earlier

CrashMat Rob 05/Jun/99 2nd O/S
with Martin Whelan, Nicky
Hidden 03/May/99 2nd
DavidEvans 03/May/99 Lead O/S
Billg ?/Apr/99 Lead O/S
Ben Bransby ??/1999 -
Phill Mitch ??/1999 Lead O/S
Simon Pearce ??/1999 -
Hidden 07/Sep/98 Lead O/S
martroberts 08/Aug/98 Lead O/S
DavidEvans ?/May/98 2nd
with Tim Stallard
Stoney Boy 02/Oct/97 Lead O/S
with Darren Stevenson
CrashMat Rob 23/Aug/97 Lead O/S
with Paul Kerr
buxtoncoffeelover 27/Jul/97 2nd
Ropeboy 07/Jul/97 Lead
skygodley 05/Jul/97 Lead O/S
Scott McRae 11/Apr/97 Lead O/S
with Steve Lucas
Chris Ellis 14/May/96 Lead
with Yvonne Braid
rob.grafton 10/Feb/96 Lead
with Bruce
Rich Kirby ??/1996 -
Adam Greenwood ??/1996 Lead O/S
with Pete Jeffery
Martin Bennett 21/Oct/95 -
with Jerry Evans
SteveB_NWUK_99 ??/1995 -

Climbed (lead or seconded) in th 1990s.

nai ??/1995 2nd
The Reaper 12/Oct/94 TR O/S


The Pulsing Motorik of Neu! ??/1994 Lead
with John Buckley
roncaves 10/Oct/93 Lead

Focusing on the climb cured my hangover

with Lynn Bland
andybirtwistle 25/Jul/92 Solo
WB ??/1992 Lead O/S
pingora 10/Sep/91 -
with G Frost
Roget 23/Jun/91 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Apr/91 Lead O/S
NeilGriffiths ??/1991 -
Hidden 01/May/90 Lead O/S
NickJH ?/May/90 2nd
with P Robbins, D Picker, J Airey, I Smith, D Townsend
Marti999 ??/1990 Lead
Hidden 10/May/89 2nd
Tony Buckley ?/May/89 -
with Robert Clark
Neil R 09/Apr/89 2nd
Hidden 08/Feb/89 Solo
Andy Say 27/Nov/88 Solo
goi.ashmore 02/May/88 Solo RP

Ground up. Slipped right at the start and then did straight off

Gambit ??/1988 Lead O/S

My 1st HVS

with Adam and Phil
Tom V 20/May/87 2nd
with John Burns
Billg 14/Apr/87 Solo
with Paul Guttridge
Hidden ?/Sep/86 Lead O/S
ukb & bmc shark 27/Jun/86 Solo
with Seb Grieve
Hidden 18/May/86 Lead
Hidden ??/1986 Lead O/S
GordonHart ??/1986 Solo O/S
John Marsland 29/May/85 Solo
Dave Musgrove 16/Aug/84 -
Rob Davies 09/Aug/84 Lead
with Mike Papworth
ukb & bmc shark 06/May/84 Lead dnf
with Paul Hempstock
stp 07/Aug/83 Solo O/S
Ghastly Rubberfeet ??/1982 Lead
duncan ?/Nov/80 Solo O/S
mike bridges 04/Jul/80 Lead O/S
paul__in_sheffield ??/1980 Lead
Canyak ??/1973 -
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