Rockfax Description
The roof crack via a jam and jugs is easiest if you stay out from the crack as much as possible. A knee-bar might be of help. © Rockfax

FA. Pat Fearneough early 1960s 1962

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Eastern Grit (2006): Top 500, Days of the Week, Bouldering cracks.

Hexman 09/Aug/17 Lead G/U

Brutal jam, good once I got it!

with EdO
keitht 31/Jul/17 Solo
James Oakes 14/Jul/17 Solo O/S
tonto169 01/Jul/17 -
Bentwood 23/Jun/17 Solo
Hidden 24/May/17 Solo O/S
Ally Smith 06/May/17 Solo O/S
Hidden 05/May/17 Solo rpt
Hidden 03/May/17 Solo
Chris Murray 22/Apr/17 Solo
JOHNB-W 10/Apr/17 Lead
with andywinfrow, adam mitchell
will_lake 09/Apr/17 Lead dnf

Struggled to get off the floor!

with Naomi
nathanjmasters 08/Apr/17 2nd
rosso 08/Apr/17 Lead G/U
with Nathan
Sam Huguet 31/Mar/17 Lead O/S
with Laura Bulson
Nick1812P 27/Mar/17 Solo rpt
9fingerjon 12/Mar/17 Sent β
with Matt
Hidden 04/Dec/16 Solo rpt
Robin Nichols 11/Nov/16 Solo O/S
with Jemma
Droyd 11/Nov/16 Sent dnf

Too much blood

Hidden 09/Oct/16 Lead dnf
kingborris 11/Sep/16 Lead β

Beta from Simon.

with Simon
peterhubbard 04/Sep/16 Lead
with Conrad
Hidden 04/Sep/16 2nd
SamP88 14/Aug/16 Solo G/U
with Jonny Walker
Hidden 02/Jun/16 Lead O/S
Alastair Hudson 30/May/16 Sent x
Kenhard 29/May/16 Lead β

Mega Hard fist jam, heel hook mantle, boulder problem on two cams, one of mine popped. Small scramble to top.

with Lee Packer, Robert Terry
Hidden 29/May/16 Lead dog
Capricorn One 24/May/16 Sent

So pleased to finally get this one.

peteJ23 22/May/16 TR RP
Hidden 22/May/16 TR
ChrisBrooke 09/May/16 Solo
ChrisBrooke 05/May/16 Solo
adamre12 ?/May/16 Lead β
thejunglist 18/Apr/16 Solo β
with Rob
ferdia 07/Apr/16 Solo O/S
with David Simmonite, Andy Moles
hellboundblr 03/Apr/16 Solo
jack89 03/Apr/16 Solo
Graeme Hammond 20/Mar/16 Solo rpt

proper solo this time without pads

Andy Moles 16/Mar/16 Sent
rumblesan 30/Jan/16 Sent x

Chicken wings, high knee jams and scuffed knuckles. Great fun

with Jake, Samwise
tgeh 16/Jan/16 Sent O/S
rich_hw 16/Jan/16 Sent x
Hidden 15/Jan/16 Solo β
Hidden ??/2016 -
lee1234 27/Dec/15 Sent
lee1234 27/Dec/15 Sent
Hidden 27/Dec/15 Sent x
John Higgs 23/Dec/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 01/Nov/15 Solo G/U
katiep 10/Oct/15 2nd O/S

So awkward, not tall enough to reach the jam from the ground so climbed into the crack and squirmed out

Hidden 10/Oct/15 Lead O/S
Mr. K 04/Oct/15 Lead O/S
with Dane Wood
Tom Twin Jones 24/Sep/15 Lead O/S
with tom oliver
Felix la shat 19/Sep/15 Sent
PeteWilson 19/Sep/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 13/Sep/15 TR
Dan Vaj 29/Aug/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Jul/15 Lead G/U
cpoad 10/Jul/15 Sent x
Louishmouis 05/Jun/15 Solo O/S
Flavio 31/May/15 Solo G/U

Superb cut lose move on two hand jams

Hidden 26/May/15 Sent
shaunhumphreys 13/May/15 Lead O/S

abit brutal!

Hidden 04/May/15 -
Hidden 23/Apr/15 Lead RP
DavidPC 14/Apr/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 11/Apr/15 Solo O/S
Deezel65 18/Mar/15 Solo O/S
Theo Moore - UKC and UKH 06/Mar/15 Sent O/S
ash longreach ?/Mar/15 Lead
with John
Calum Wadsworth 24/Nov/14 Solo O/S
with Harry Lewis, Alex
Hidden 06/Nov/14 Solo O/S
Kyle Rance 05/Nov/14 Solo O/S

A nice few moves. Worth doing if your there

WillDoyle 04/Nov/14 Solo O/S
Teappleby 26/Oct/14 Solo
hellboundblr 23/Oct/14 Solo
Lawrence Beesley-Peck 23/Sep/14 Solo O/S
with Milena Muhlen, David Robinette
Hidden 07/Sep/14 Lead dnf
ChrisBrooke 22/Aug/14 Lead O/S

Stonking RH jam :)

with Keeley Scholes
Tom Keaveny 20/Aug/14 Solo O/S
cragsman9000 07/Aug/14 Lead RP

Read the route wrong on the first attempt. Lowered off and did it on the second attempt.

with Neil
Alex Hallam 06/Aug/14 Lead O/S

Brilliant two to three moves before the chimney. Glad I came back to do it!

with Ben Freeman
Hidden 06/Aug/14 2nd O/S
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 27/Jul/14 2nd rpt
with Jon Box
arthur_de_briton 27/Jul/14 Solo
Alex Hallam 10/Jul/14 Solo dnf

Didn't fancy committing to the knee bar with pad or rope. WIMP! Will come back with some gear though, cool jam and moves.

rickeden 05/Jul/14 Sent x

after the top soloed to the top

alexcollins123 30/Jun/14 Lead dog
mrteale 18/Jun/14 Sent O/S
alooker 18/Jun/14 Sent
MrBIond 18/Jun/14 Sent x
Hidden 10/Jun/14 2nd
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 01/Jun/14 Solo rpt
Hidden 16/May/14 Lead
Tim Harper 27/Apr/14 2nd O/S
Retro Rowan 27/Apr/14 Lead RP

Dogged on first attempt, managed the direct line second time

Hidden 12/Apr/14 Lead RP
petecallaghan 12/Apr/14 2nd dog

Attempted. Fell. Attempted. Fell. Attempted. Fell. Then struggled over the lip...

with Jamie T
Hidden 29/Mar/14 Solo rpt
Hidden 12/Mar/14 Solo β
Jim Brownlow 01/Mar/14 Sent x
geddicakes 01/Mar/14 Sent
with Jim Brownlow
PeterDawson 19/Feb/14 Sent O/S
will_benfold 25/Jan/14 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2014 Solo O/S
amccann 10/Dec/13 Solo O/S
Duncan Campbell 19/Nov/13 Sent O/S

One stiff pull on a slightly baggy jam for me!

with Woody, Jess
dr_botnik 18/Sep/13 Sent O/S
with Mackie
Paul-Michael 18/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Paul Nurse
Hidden 12/Aug/13 Solo
deacondeacon 11/Aug/13 Lead
stevo smith 11/Aug/13 Lead β

worked the start, hung & dropped of whilst being spotted.

with deacon
John Bish 03/Aug/13 Lead
with James Martin
Jack93 26/Jul/13 Lead O/S

Awesome knee bar!

Amy Hare 26/Jul/13 2nd
Hidden 06/Jul/13 Lead O/S
angus 01/May/13 Solo O/S
JEP 23/Apr/13 Lead
Hidden 20/Apr/13 Solo
JFORDE 13/Apr/13 Solo O/S
Gambit 13/Apr/13 Sent rpt
with Josh
The Reaper 09/Apr/13 Solo O/S
Matt Allcock 06/Apr/13 Sent
jameslam 06/Apr/13 Sent x
with Matt A, Patrick
Patrickmartin99 06/Apr/13 Sent x
with Matt, James
Patrickmartin99 06/Apr/13 Sent x
with Matt, James
richardg1912 02/Apr/13 Lead β
al jackson ?/Apr/13 Solo
iantoday 03/Mar/13 TR β
with Reece Wotton, Lewis Richardson, Jamie Parffrey
simon mitchie 19/Feb/13 Lead
Ally Smith 17/Feb/13 Sent O/S
Hidden 12/Jan/13 TR dnf
Hidden ??/2013 -
gazfellows 16/Dec/12 Solo
with Billy
madasten 16/Dec/12 Solo
with Gaz
alooker ?/Dec/12 Lead
FrenchOlly 21/Oct/12 Lead dog
Alan James - UKC and UKH 16/Sep/12 Solo
Mike_Hayes 09/Aug/12 Solo
barni 04/Aug/12 Solo O/S
with Ami
Jimbo C 22/Jul/12 Solo rpt
shouter 18/Jul/12 Lead
Ewan Russell 24/Jun/12 Solo O/S
Chris Redding 11/Jun/12 Lead O/S

Took a while to trust the jam, and cut loose once i got to the jugs. once the kneebar was secure though it was pretty much all over. Scared the hell out of me though

with Alister Sutherland, Amy Mason
Chris Redding 11/Jun/12 TR rpt
Dave89 04/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with Hannah B, Dave C
hailtryfan ?/May/12 Solo β

with bouldering mat

Oceanic 20/Apr/12 -
Hidden 17/Apr/12 Solo O/S
phill bentham 31/Mar/12 Lead RP
Sidekick 29/Mar/12 Solo O/S
Jim Brownlow 18/Mar/12 Solo
Nick Russell 25/Feb/12 Lead β
dannyboy83 12/Feb/12 Solo O/S
bwestwood 07/Feb/12 Solo
pie_eater_pete 07/Feb/12 Solo O/S
with bwestwood
SJS 25/Jan/12 2nd
admackie ??/2012 -
Hidden ??/2012 -
Tony Kartawick ??/2012 -
Hidden 17/Nov/11 Solo
Stefan_Morris 29/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Ross
gronbech 26/Oct/11 Solo rpt
with Tom
SenDog 23/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Oct/11 Solo O/S
pigeonjim 02/Oct/11 Solo rpt

A nice boulder problem with a v diff sitting on top!

Andy Hardy 02/Sep/11 Lead O/S
DaveFidler 15/Aug/11 Sent rpt
with Gavin
petekeron ?/Jul/11 Solo
Chris Ellyatt 29/Jun/11 Solo β

Was told how to do the jam - really weird move!

with Jason Almeida, Shane Standing, Paul Windross
Hidden 24/May/11 Lead
geddicakes 04/May/11 Solo
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 04/May/11 Solo rpt
Mike_Hayes 04/May/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 29/Apr/11 2nd
Ricky Rocks 29/Apr/11 Solo O/S
geddicakes 28/Apr/11 Solo
Hidden 18/Apr/11 Solo
al123 10/Apr/11 Solo O/S


Jonathan Hall 06/Apr/11 Solo

On Wednesday. Hehe

dmoir 14/Mar/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 08/Feb/11 Solo rpt
Hidden 08/Feb/11 Solo rpt
Hidden 21/Jan/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Jan/11 Sent
Hidden 11/Jan/11 Solo
PAJames ??/2011 -
PAJames ??/2011 -
keith leonard ??/2011 Solo
PAJames ??/2011 -
mwatson ??/2011 -
PAJames ??/2011 -
dan_o_b ??/2011 2nd dog
Hidden 12/Dec/10 Lead O/S
Nick1812P 12/Dec/10 2nd β
with Jamie
Tony Holdsworth 20/Oct/10 Solo rpt
Hidden 23/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Sep/10 Lead O/S
pr1984 10/Aug/10 Lead RP

Finally got it!

Hidden 09/Aug/10 Solo β
Hidden 01/Aug/10 TR dog
pr1984 29/Jul/10 Lead dnf

Ran out of daylight while trying this - definitely one to go back to!

with Rob Hurrell
Hidden 08/Jul/10 Solo
Hidden 03/Jul/10 Sent β
nath_casper 03/Jul/10 2nd
with ash
Hidden 22/Jun/10 2nd β
Hidden 21/May/10 Solo RP
Hidden 21/May/10 Sent
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe 18/May/10 Sent
howlingbaboon 15/May/10 Lead O/S
with Rob
Pown 12/May/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 05/May/10 Lead O/S
geddicakes 27/Apr/10 Solo
with James Restorick
DaveFidler 25/Apr/10 Solo rpt
dan-8990 12/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with DH
Dahinchl 12/Apr/10 2nd
with Dan
andeeeee 11/Apr/10 Lead RP
with Gerald Pepper
Hidden 11/Apr/10 Solo
Mr Sparkle 08/Apr/10 Solo O/S
victim of mathematics 03/Apr/10 Lead RP

Very hard work!

with Dan
dpmUK 03/Apr/10 2nd dog
psychicbread 28/Mar/10 2nd O/S
with Max
Ollie B 10/Mar/10 Lead O/S
with J.Shewring
Hidden 10/Mar/10 Solo
Hidden 07/Mar/10 Solo
Hidden 07/Mar/10 Sent O/S
Hidden 02/Mar/10 Solo
ciaran1999 01/Mar/10 Lead O/S
with saul
TonyF ??/2010 Lead
ollie_e ??/2010 -
Hidden ??/2010 Solo O/S
stephenhartley ??/2010 Lead O/S
Kimi_P 22/Nov/09 Sent x
tebs 23/Oct/09 Solo β
with Jon
Jimbo C 27/Sep/09 Solo rpt
dunk 19/Sep/09 2nd RP

Superb hand / fist jam at the start!!!

with Dillon, rocktigger
rocktigger 19/Sep/09 Lead RP
disturbed_one51 15/Sep/09 Solo
James_D 13/Sep/09 Solo β
with Esther
Jimbo C 16/Aug/09 Lead O/S

Shame about the easy upper part, amazing crux sequence. 2 stars from me.

with Dan
Hidden 11/Jul/09 Solo
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 11/Jul/09 Solo rpt
Timo Austino 18/Jun/09 -
gg4419 ?/Jun/09 Lead β
Goose4 21/May/09 Lead O/S
with John Buckle
Hidden 03/May/09 Lead O/S
maybe_si 22/Apr/09 Solo O/S
thomasadixon 21/Apr/09 Solo O/S
Steerpike 15/Apr/09 Solo RP
Hidden 29/Mar/09 Lead O/S
Rosie Henstock 29/Mar/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 20/Mar/09 Lead O/S
RichT 16/Mar/09 Solo rpt
andyebbens 06/Mar/09 Sent
with Steve E
mikecopp 25/Feb/09 Solo O/S
keith leonard ??/2009 -
DaveFidler ??/2009 TR O/S
mattwyles1 ??/2009 Solo
Cake ??/2009 Solo
Hidden 25/Nov/08 Solo O/S
frankcp87 12/Nov/08 2nd dog

awesome powerful moves to pull through... fantastic knee bar!

with Lizzy
Mark Dennison 01/Nov/08 Lead
Hidden 21/Oct/08 Solo
Graeme Hammond 02/Oct/08 Solo O/S
Diggler 14/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with jeffb
jeffb 14/Sep/08 2nd β
with diggler
dashitboarder 24/Aug/08 Solo
Gambit 16/Aug/08 Solo rpt
with Steve
Brown 13/Aug/08 Solo
with Solo
mshorter 19/Jul/08 -
chrisrogers 29/Jun/08 Lead O/S

Knee bar was important but sprained knee as a rsult ! Very easy after getting over the roof/crack.

with Richard W
Oceanic 07/Jun/08 -
Hidden 05/Jun/08 Solo O/S
Andy Fielding 25/May/08 Solo rpt
craig matheson ?/Apr/08 Solo
Creep_pea 03/Mar/08 Solo O/S
with Tom
lowersharpnose 01/Jan/08 Solo
mars ??/2008 Lead O/S
Mr Tickle ??/2008 Solo
Hidden ??/2008 -
The old James turnbull ??/2008 Lead
Hidden ??/2008 Solo
The old James turnbull ??/2008 Lead
The old James turnbull ??/2008 Lead
Hidden 17/Dec/07 Solo
Mark Riley 02/Nov/07 Solo O/S
with Alec
Marti999 23/Oct/07 Solo O/S
Hidden 16/Oct/07 Solo O/S
SteveM 07/Oct/07 Lead rpt
with Kat
SteveM 07/Oct/07 Solo rpt
kitkat78 07/Oct/07 2nd dnf

Harsh introduction to jamming followed by a re-think...

with SteveM
Ram MkiV 30/Sep/07 Solo O/S

so good did it a couple of times. highlight of an afternoon's active rest.

Hidden ?/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Jun/07 Solo RP
nai 19/Jun/07 Solo rpt
Coel Hellier 07/Jun/07 Solo
Pythonist 07/Jun/07 Solo β
climber130887 02/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with james hunter
Hidden 20/May/07 Solo dnf
AJ007 25/Apr/07 Solo
dan gibson 25/Apr/07 Solo
with AJ
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 22/Apr/07 Solo rpt
liamoloughlin 21/Apr/07 Solo O/S
nai 19/Apr/07 Solo
fizzy_elephant 17/Apr/07 Solo RP
with Nick Fletcher
maybe_si 30/Mar/07 Solo
Hidden 29/Mar/07 Solo O/S
Hidden 02/Mar/07 TR O/S
kingholmesy ??/2007 Solo RP
Hidden ??/2007 Sent
hapymike 08/Dec/06 Lead
bigphil 07/Oct/06 Solo rpt
Hidden 30/Sep/06 Solo
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 16/Sep/06 Solo O/S
Steve_Fozz 09/Sep/06 2nd O/S
SteveM 09/Sep/06 Lead
victim of mathematics 27/Jul/06 Lead dnf
with Jaime
tumbling wizard 09/Jul/06 Solo RP
nic42 09/Jul/06 Solo rpt
with Fred
Iggy_B 09/Jun/06 Sent O/S
with Pippa Dean
Alex Mason 03/Jun/06 Lead

thuggy but over quick if you get on with it.

loonyclimber ?/Jun/06 Lead
with Alex
tatz45 ?/May/06 Solo β
CrashMat Rob 25/Mar/06 2nd
with Martin Whelan, Nicky, Colin
Tobias at Home 19/Feb/06 Solo rpt
annakyn ?/Feb/06 2nd
with James Dynes
Joe Costello 28/Jan/06 Solo O/S
Hidden 21/Jan/06 Lead
Hidden ??/2006 Lead
Hidden ??/2006 -
dan gibson ??/2006 -
Andrew Barker ??/2006 Solo O/S
Peakpdr ??/2006 Lead O/S
Pete Graham ??/2006 Solo
ginger 04/Dec/05 -
Stig 04/Oct/05 2nd O/S
with Charlie Reade-Jahn
Girth ?/Aug/05 Lead
with Rick
Hidden 21/Jun/05 Solo O/S
thetourist ?/Feb/05 Lead
with Stefan Ericsson
Stefan ?/Feb/05 Lead β
with Chris
Hidden ??/2005 -
PenJD 11/Sep/04 Lead O/S
with James D
bigphil 12/Jul/04 Solo
with Toby
Reds 16/May/04 Lead RP
Hidden 02/Mar/04 Lead O/S
derico ?/Mar/04 Solo β
with Mat W
Smelly Fox 13/Feb/04 Solo β
Paulos 04/Dec/03 Solo
Nicos 23/Nov/03 Solo O/S
Phil West 08/Nov/03 Lead dnf


with Shaun Walby
SMc ?/Jun/02 Lead O/S
with Anne
Mark Stevenson 28/May/02 Solo O/S
A Crook 15/May/02 2nd

Done on a Wednesday how appropriate

with Pat Boothman
Hidden ??/2002 -
Gambit 24/Jun/01 Solo
with Tim
DerwentDiluted 21/Jun/01 Solo
Cassidy ??/2001 Sent
Hidden 28/Oct/00 Lead dog
CrashMat Rob 29/Apr/00 Solo
with Martin Whelan, Brian, Nicky
mike fenwick ?/Apr/00 Solo
CrashMat Rob 25/Mar/00 Solo O/S
with Brian, Nicky
Hidden 09/Jan/00 Solo
JEP ??/2000 Solo
cornishben ??/2000 Lead O/S
Boy ??/2000 -
Hidden 05/Apr/99 Solo
Hidden 22/Feb/98 Solo
uphillnow ??/1998 Solo
Hidden ??/1998 Lead O/S
craig h 26/May/97 Solo rpt
Hidden ??/1997 -
rurp ??/1996 -
BruceW ??/1996 Solo O/S

Ground up - tokk several attempts!

with Keith S.
trisimondo 24/Mar/95 Lead O/S
cragspud ??/1995 Lead
Strong Steve 08/Oct/94 Solo O/S
Hidden 21/Aug/94 Solo
D Tempest 20/Mar/94 Solo
with Rick
Hidden ??/1994 -
Hidden 10/Oct/93 Solo
Hidden 13/Mar/93 Solo
Hidden 21/May/92 Lead
Hidden 10/May/92 Solo
Roget 16/Jun/91 Solo O/S
roncaves 12/May/91 Solo
crossleysm ??/1991 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Sep/90 -
Hidden 24/Jun/90 Solo
NickJH ??/1990 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/May/89 Solo
babymoac 09/Jul/88 Lead
with kevin B
Pete Pozman 23/Apr/88 Lead G/U
with John Byrne
Hidden 25/Oct/87 Solo
Hidden 25/Oct/87 Solo
goi.ashmore 28/Sep/87 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Sep/87 Solo
Hidden ?/May/87 Lead rpt
Hidden 26/Apr/87 Solo
Neil McA 15/Nov/86 Sent
with Sean Dougherty, Martin Wilson
Hidden 02/Nov/85 Solo
Hidden 09/Jul/85 Solo
stp 25/Jun/85 Solo O/S
John Marsland 09/Sep/84 Solo
Hidden 24/Jun/84 Solo
John Marsland 09/Jun/84 Solo
Anton Eady ??/1983 -
charlesmfrench 28/Nov/82 Solo O/S
Hidden 10/Oct/82 Solo
Hidden 09/Oct/82 Solo
Hidden 30/May/82 Solo
Hidden 13/Mar/82 Solo
Hidden 05/Sep/81 Solo
Hidden 13/Sep/80 Solo
Rob Davies 26/May/80 Solo

Not sure I've ever been able to repeat this one

Hidden 10/Feb/80 Solo
nbotting ??/1980 -
duncan ??/1980 Solo O/S
paul__in_sheffield ??/1980 Lead
Dave Musgrove 26/Jun/79 Solo
Hidden 16/Jun/79 Solo
Hidden 17/Dec/78 Lead
Hidden 05/Nov/78 Solo
Mark Kemball 22/Jul/78 Solo
Hidden 15/Apr/78 Solo
Andy Fielding ??/1978 Solo
RichardMc 14/Nov/76 Solo
Chris Ellis 08/Aug/76 Solo
mikej 26/Jan/75 Solo
mikej 19/Mar/72 Solo
with E
rogerskews ??/1971 Lead
with CMC Members
mikej 25/Jan/70 Solo
with E
andy gittins ??/1970 -
Andy Say ??/1970 Solo
mikej 13/Oct/68 Solo
with Wil Hurford, Ian Clayton
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