Rockfax Description
The wall 2m to the right of Green Crack has a technical start then easier-angled climbing which has one more tricky pull. © Rockfax

FA. Chuck Cook - in nailed boots! 1949

Ticklists: Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs, Peak Rock/6/ The Emergence of Joe Brown and Don Whillans, Ultimate HVS ticklist.

Hidden 28/Sep/17 Solo rpt
Hidden 10/Aug/17 Solo rpt
quickdrawmcraw 23/Jul/17 Lead
with jill, Amy121
Hidden 16/Jul/17 Lead
Hidden 03/Apr/17 Solo rpt
Gabe Oliver 26/Mar/17 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2017 -
Hidden ??/2017 Lead
Flavio 02/Oct/16 Solo G/U
Hidden 17/Sep/16 Solo rpt
Felix la shat 05/Sep/16 Solo O/S
thejunglist 11/May/16 Solo O/S
with Timmy G
Hidden 19/Apr/16 Solo
Nick1812P 10/Apr/16 Solo O/S
Hidden 25/Mar/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Mar/16 Solo O/S
Allanfairfechan ??/2016 Solo
DoctorYoghourt ??/2016 -
Hidden ??/2016 -
GPN 04/Oct/15 Solo
with Annette
AlexBush 26/Sep/15 2nd RP
with Joe
Hidden 23/Aug/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 20/Aug/15 Solo
cragsman9000 09/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with Neil
bob_cbr 09/Jul/15 2nd O/S
Luke Jones 09/Jul/15 2nd
snook 26/Jun/15 Lead O/S
stephen ashworth 25/Jun/15 2nd
with Alex cox
Hidden 16/Jun/15 Solo
Andrew Jennings 09/Jun/15 Solo rpt
with Aide Jebb
ashtond6 27/Mar/15 Solo rpt
FATBOYFAT ??/2015 -
sdavies141 ??/2015 Lead O/S
tomyeo 19/Nov/14 2nd
with John Bramwell
Andrew Abraham 01/Nov/14 Lead O/S
Theo Moore - UKC and UKH 26/Oct/14 Solo O/S
Gympaul ?/Aug/14 Solo
eel 30/Jul/14 Solo rpt
with Joe, Ian
BRoe 30/Jul/14 Solo O/S
with Will Lord, whitehouse_rhys
mike8331 09/Jul/14 Lead
Hidden 11/Jun/14 2nd O/S
Matt Groom 17/May/14 Lead
tebs 16/May/14 Lead O/S
with Sam
Andrew Jennings 06/May/14 Solo rpt
WillDoyle 19/Apr/14 Solo
karol dubas 13/Apr/14 Solo β
with Pawel
ashtond6 01/Mar/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 01/Mar/14 Solo
Hidden ??/2014 -
Dan Arkle ??/2014 -
Hidden 28/Sep/13 Lead O/S
wolf.leeb 02/Mar/13 Solo O/S
ukb & bmc shark 17/Feb/13 Solo
saffy ??/2013 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2013 -
Ewano 07/Oct/12 Solo rpt
Hidden 23/Sep/12 Lead O/S
al jackson ?/Aug/12 Solo
w-watson 25/Jun/12 2nd
dannygiblin ?/Jun/12 -
SteveM 24/Mar/12 Solo
ukb & bmc shark 08/Jan/12 Solo
SenDog ??/2012 2nd
deacondeacon ??/2012 Lead O/S
Scott Dunkley ??/2012 -
with Scott A, lewist1993
Hidden 22/Oct/11 Lead O/S
eel 16/Oct/11 Solo O/S
Ewano 16/Oct/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 02/Oct/11 Solo rpt
Hidden 28/Sep/11 Lead
Chris the Tall 09/Aug/11 Solo rpt
w.pettet-smith ?/Aug/11 Solo
Hidden 24/Jul/11 2nd
bwestwood 12/Jul/11 2nd
Hidden 29/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Jun/11 2nd dog
Nick Rundall 21/Jun/11 Lead rpt
with Adam Youd
leon 21/Jun/11 Solo O/S

with mat.

Hidden 15/Jun/11 Solo rpt
Mowglee 05/Jun/11 Solo O/S
with Ed, Sven
jon clayton 02/May/11 Lead
with Hannah Sinnott
tuftynick 01/May/11 Solo rpt
duncandarnell ?/Apr/11 Lead O/S
lozowen 24/Mar/11 Solo O/S
Jonathan Hall 22/Mar/11 Solo
Hidden 22/Mar/11 Solo O/S
mark20 22/Mar/11 Solo O/S
disturbed_one51 22/Mar/11 Solo
harold walmsley 14/Mar/11 Solo rpt
Byronius Maximus 29/Jan/11 Lead O/S

First few moves are real nice. Similar style to the rest of the routes on Rusty Wall.

with Andy Winter
Bradbury 29/Jan/11 2nd O/S
mwatson ??/2011 -
PAJames ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
uphillnow ??/2011 -
Hidden ?/Dec/10 -
Andrew Sloan 28/Oct/10 2nd rpt
Ben Harper 10/Oct/10 2nd O/S
with Baby A
andy jennings 10/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with ben
Ollie B 16/Sep/10 Solo O/S
dave o 19/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Julia H
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 15/Aug/10 Solo rpt
spragglerocks 02/Aug/10 2nd RP
brices 01/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Aug/10 Sent O/S
DaveFidler 08/Jul/10 Lead O/S
wazir.safeer 08/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Jess
Hidden 08/Jul/10 2nd O/S
RichT 30/Jun/10 Solo rpt
with Paul
Hidden 22/Jun/10 Solo O/S
Ugly Kid Jo 07/May/10 2nd
with Dan, Skinny
Hidden 07/May/10 2nd
Graeme Hammond 01/May/10 Solo G/U

slipped/fell off chalking up after the crux, did the next go, luckily used a mat

climbingVet ?/May/10 TR O/S
Hidden 21/Apr/10 Solo
Hidden ?/Apr/10 Solo O/S
willoates 21/Mar/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 21/Mar/10 Lead O/S
Seymore Butt ??/2010 -
Hidden ??/2010 -
Ahab ??/2010 Solo RP
Sean Kelly ??/2010 -
RossG ??/2010 -
tri-nitro-tuolumne 07/Sep/09 Lead O/S

Felt a bit bold

with Rob Truckle
Ketu 07/Sep/09 2nd dog
with Nigel
Brown 10/Jul/09 Solo O/S
with Solo
Nicos 07/Apr/09 Solo O/S
with solo
Chris the Tall 02/Apr/09 Solo rpt
marceli 13/Mar/09 AltLd RP
with floris, hose
Andrew Jennings ??/2009 Solo
with Iain Farrar, Jamie Lilleman
keith leonard ??/2009 -
BRUCESTRAC ??/2009 -
metal arms 24/Dec/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 18/Sep/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 16/Sep/08 Solo rpt
Hidden 08/Sep/08 Lead rpt
craig d 30/Aug/08 Solo
maybe_si 21/Jul/08 Solo O/S
steve taylor 04/Jul/08 Solo rpt
with Jim Waddington
alaan 09/Jun/08 Solo rpt
petemeads 05/Jun/08 Solo
Chris the Tall 04/Jun/08 Solo rpt
Mike W ?/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/May/08 Solo
awh18awh 06/May/08 TR O/S
with Will
Chris the Tall 17/Feb/08 Solo rpt
hamish2016 16/Feb/08 Lead O/S
with vince vahinsberg
vvanhinsbergh 16/Feb/08 2nd O/S
Ed Booth 12/Feb/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 10/Feb/08 Solo
joese7en ??/2008 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2008 -
Hidden ??/2008 -
daveagriff ??/2008 TR
KKilroy ??/2008 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2008 -
ukb & bmc shark 01/Dec/07 Solo rpt
Hidden 24/Oct/07 Solo O/S
Hidden 18/Sep/07 Solo
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 15/Sep/07 Solo rpt
Chris the Tall 27/Aug/07 Solo rpt
Pythonist 25/Aug/07 Solo O/S
Ian Broome 16/Aug/07 Solo
Hidden 11/Jul/07 Solo rpt
v.jester ?/Jul/07 Solo O/S
craig d 29/Jun/07 Solo rpt
with Simon Kincaid
sce8 29/Jun/07 2nd dog
with Gemma Fisher And Dominic Sellers
Somerset swede basher 29/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with Steve Elliff and Gemma Fisher
Hidden 06/Jun/07 Solo rpt
Hidden 15/Apr/07 Lead O/S
Mike_Hayes 15/Apr/07 Solo
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 15/Apr/07 Solo rpt
Oceanic ?/Apr/07 -
stuckonarock ?/Apr/07 2nd dog
with Dave
craig matheson ?/Apr/07 Solo
Hidden ??/2007 -
Andrew Barker ??/2007 Solo O/S
Rob Kennard ??/2007 -
SteveM ??/2007 Solo
Hidden ??/2007 -
Wil Treasure ??/2007 -
Stig 09/Dec/06 Solo O/S


tumbling wizard 09/Nov/06 Lead
dannyboy83 ?/Jun/06 Solo O/S
Hidden 25/May/06 Solo O/S
Hidden 16/May/06 Lead O/S
Alex Mason 12/May/06 Lead O/S

nice yet thin but its all there

Ram MkiV 12/May/06 Solo O/S
with Alex, Dan & Tony
Chris the Tall 27/Apr/06 Solo rpt
ukb & bmc shark 29/Mar/06 Solo
andy wa ??/2006 Lead
Peakpdr ??/2006 Lead O/S
with phill
ArnaudG ??/2006 -
ed edwards ??/2006 Lead O/S
Chris the Tall 11/Dec/05 Solo
ukb & bmc shark 29/Oct/05 Solo rpt
Hidden 13/Oct/05 TR
alaan ?/Oct/05 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/05 Lead O/S
reg_measures 25/Mar/05 Solo O/S
Chris the Tall 19/Feb/05 -
Skell 01/Jan/05 Lead O/S
with Clare
Hidden ??/2005 Lead O/S
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 09/Oct/04 Solo O/S
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 01/Sep/04 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Sep/04 Lead
Hidden 23/Jun/04 Solo
Hidden 06/Jun/04 Solo
Hidden ?/May/04 2nd
Cake ?/May/04 Lead O/S

Hardest thing I'd done at the time

with Matt
Smelly Fox 20/Jul/03 Lead G/U
with Al reaney
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 19/Jul/03 Solo RP
Hidden 20/Jun/03 Solo O/S
Hidden 07/May/03 Solo
Paz ?/Apr/03 Lead
with MH
Ben1983 ?/Mar/03 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Feb/02 Solo
mcb ??/2002 Lead O/S
akhughes ??/2002 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Oct/01 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Sep/01 Solo
Rock Fairy ??/2001 2nd
Paul Boardman 20/Oct/00 Solo O/S
cornishben ?/Jan/00 2nd O/S
with Andy Connor
Mark Davies PK ??/2000 Lead O/S
nige ??/2000 -
tlr ??/2000 Solo
Hidden ??/2000 Lead
jonka ??/2000 Lead
Hidden ??/2000 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2000 -
CrashMat Rob 05/Jun/99 Solo
with Martin Whelan, Nicky
Adam Ellwood 03/May/99 Solo
DavidEvans 03/May/99 Solo
Hidden 10/Apr/99 Solo
Simon Pearce ??/1999 -
cragspud ??/1999 Solo O/S
Ben Bransby ??/1999 -
Hidden ??/1999 Solo
bigphil 12/May/98 Solo
Dave Mountford 13/Oct/97 TR
with Damon Heath
CrashMat Rob 10/Aug/97 Solo

Today Jim Fell off holly bush crack and broke bones in his foot, had to call mountain res

with Jim Price, Martin Smith, Karen
buxtoncoffeelover 27/Jul/97 2nd
Hidden 09/Apr/97 Solo
plain kitten ??/1997 -


r0b 23/Oct/96 Solo O/S
Strong Steve 14/Sep/96 Lead O/S
Budge 16/Jun/96 Lead dog
with Brian Ottewell
Hidden ??/1996 -
RossG123 ??/1996 Solo
John Southworth 16/Jul/95 Solo O/S
Rich Kirby 05/Jun/95 Solo
Hidden 04/Jun/95 Solo
Hidden 26/Mar/95 -
Hidden 26/Mar/95 Lead
leathers ??/1995 -
nai ??/1995 Solo
IanGilbertJones 24/Nov/94 Solo O/S
Laramadness 17/Sep/94 Solo
Hidden 09/Aug/94 Solo
Hidden 29/Jun/94 Solo
jamiev 23/Jun/94 Solo O/S
SB_NWUK_99 ??/1994 Solo O/S

It was in the best possible condition at the time, which helped.

D Tempest 31/Oct/93 Solo
with Rick
Mick King 08/Aug/93 Solo
Neil R 01/Aug/93 Solo
Hidden 29/May/93 Solo
ste_d 12/May/93 Lead O/S
with mik
Mick King 20/Feb/93 Solo
with Pete Hankinson
IanD353 ??/1993 Lead O/S
crossleysm ??/1993 Solo


Chris Reid ?/Sep/92 Lead O/S
andybirtwistle 25/Jul/92 Solo
samt 17/Jun/92 Solo


Tony Little 14/May/92 Solo O/S
with Sam
Hidden 15/Apr/92 Solo
Hidden ??/1992 Solo O/S
WB ??/1992 Lead O/S
whispering nic 20/Oct/91 Solo
with Ali W
SR1970 ?/Sep/91 Lead O/S
Rob Davies ?/Jul/91 Solo
Roget 23/Jun/91 Solo O/S
kato'sdad ?/Mar/91 Solo
clark alston ?/Jan/91 Solo
with Nick White
NeilGriffiths ??/1991 -
Gudge ??/1991 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Dec/90 Solo G/U
Hidden ?/Sep/90 Solo
NickJH ?/Jul/90 Solo
John Marsland 17/Jun/90 Solo
samt 15/Jun/90 Solo

Plus the others on this wall.

with Scott Willoughby
mattnuttall 12/May/90 Solo
samt 24/Apr/90 Solo
with Stu Woodis
Marti999 ??/1990 Lead
Nick Rundall ??/1990 Solo O/S
Guy ??/1990 -
Stoney Boy 20/Nov/89 Solo O/S
Chris the Tall ?/Oct/89 Solo
surfbish ?/Aug/89 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/May/89 Solo
Hidden 03/May/89 Solo
Hidden 02/Feb/89 Solo
Andy Say 19/Nov/88 Solo
Gambit 20/Sep/88 Solo O/S
with Adam and Phil
Hidden 09/Jul/88 Solo O/S
Tom V 22/Jun/88 Solo
Hidden 02/Apr/88 Solo
Hidden ??/1988 2nd
goi.ashmore 16/Oct/87 Solo O/S
steve taylor ?/Jul/87 Solo
with stumpy
Hidden ?/Jun/87 -
Mike Owen 18/May/87 Solo
Billg 14/Apr/87 Solo
with Paul Guttridge
Neil McA 28/Feb/87 Solo
Hidden ??/1987 -
freeheel47 ??/1987 -
Neil McA 15/Nov/86 Solo rpt
Neil McA 04/Aug/86 Solo rpt
with Jim Dockery
Neil R 29/Jul/86 Solo
mikej 22/Jun/86 Solo dnf

End of an era unfortunately.

with Geoff Williams
Hidden ??/1986 Lead O/S
GordonHart ??/1986 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/1986 Lead
Backinthegame ?/Oct/85 Solo O/S
Ena ?/Jun/85 Solo O/S
Hidden 29/May/85 Solo
Hidden ?/May/85 -
Ian Clare ??/1985 -
Paul Clarke ??/1985 Lead
with FMC
John Marsland 18/Aug/84 Solo
andy tetsill ?/Jul/84 Lead
with Joy
sadams 28/Aug/83 Solo
with Collin Lennox
Hidden 22/Aug/83 Solo
robyn1 ??/1983 -
Mark Kemball 10/Oct/82 Solo
stp 06/Jun/82 Solo O/S
Ghastly Rubberfeet ??/1982 Solo
Ian Clare ??/1982 -
Hammy 11/Jul/81 Solo
with Simon Cardy
mikej 30/May/81 Solo
with The Puerile Ticker
Neil McA 12/Apr/81 Solo
Hidden 02/Nov/80 Lead
duncan ?/Nov/80 Solo O/S
Hidden 14/Sep/80 Solo
Andy Stephenson 26/Apr/80 Solo O/S
Hidden 19/Apr/80 Solo
Hammy 23/Feb/80 Solo
mikej 19/Oct/79 Solo
with Mike Byles
andy gittins ??/1979 -
tmawer 21/Oct/78 Solo O/S
with Matt Boyer
Rob Davies ?/Aug/78 Solo
Mark Kemball 01/May/77 Solo
mikej 04/Oct/73 Solo
with Nigel Sumner
Dave Musgrove 14/Jul/73 Solo
mikej 25/Mar/73 Solo
with Keith Gregson
Canyak ??/1973 -
rogerskews ??/1972 Solo
mikej 10/Oct/71 Solo
with E
mikej 27/Jun/71 Solo
with E
mikej 12/Sep/70 Solo
with E
mikej 28/Jun/70 Solo
with Brian Norris
mikej 26/Dec/69 Solo
with Dave Williams, Ted Markham
mikej 05/Oct/69 Solo
with E
mikej 29/Jun/69 Solo
with Geoff Williams
mikej 07/Jun/69 Solo
with Geoff Williams
mikej 01/Jun/69 Solo
with E
mikej 21/Jun/68 Solo
with Geoff Williams
mikej 26/May/68 Lead
with Mike Lewis
mikej 06/Mar/68 Solo
Hidden 12/Feb/67 Lead
mikej 07/Dec/66 Solo dnf
with Keith Johnson
Hidden 23/Oct/66 Solo
mikej 29/Aug/66 Solo dnf

Could not do the fourth move.

with Dave Williams, Ted Markham, Nigel Sumner
Hidden 15/May/66 Lead
Hidden 24/Oct/65 Solo
Hidden 03/Oct/65 Solo
Hidden 19/Sep/65 Solo
Hidden 10/Jul/65 Solo
Hidden 03/Jul/65 Solo
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