Rockfax Description
Steep and enjoyable crack climbing up the north-facing wall on jugs and jams, and with plenty of runners. © Rockfax

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Eastern Grit (2006): Top 500, Northern Grit 100 VD - VS.

Deezel65 29/Aug Lead rpt
with Mike Hukins
slab_happy 15/Aug Lead O/S
with Nikki
keitht 12/Aug Solo
Hidden 07/Aug Lead
Deezel65 07/Aug 2nd rpt
Andysomething 25/Jul 2nd dog

Struggled with the lower groove

with Bruce Perry
Hidden 24/Jul Lead rpt
Hidden 02/Jul 2nd
joe larner 17/Jun Lead O/S
with Beth
Joe79 16/Jun Lead
with Beth
timmsy 31/May Lead
Diventure 08/May Lead O/S
Paul Hy 08/May Lead O/S
with Phil O
mrphilipoldham 08/May 2nd rpt
sting 05/May Lead O/S
with Murilo
tiga271 05/May Lead
with Dave
FlavioL1989 01/May Solo O/S
Capricorn One 21/Apr Lead O/S
with Nadine Fecht
fechtn 21/Apr 2nd
with Greg
will_lake 09/Apr Lead dog

Slipped up high, annoying, good little route, but more like 4c

with Naomi
sheelba 02/Nov/16 2nd
with David
Droyd 02/Nov/16 Lead O/S
with Sam
Ewan Russell 31/Oct/16 2nd O/S
James Worthington 31/Oct/16 Lead
with Ewan
Deezel65 30/Sep/16 2nd
cragtyke 30/Sep/16 Lead
with Ross
kermit_uk 25/Sep/16 Solo O/S
Hidden 22/Sep/16 2nd
mrphilipoldham 18/Sep/16 Lead O/S
mattcooperkay 18/Sep/16 2nd
mutombi 23/Aug/16 Lead O/S
Amy Drayton 23/Aug/16 2nd

jugs at top are delightful

with mutombi
Tony Myers 13/Aug/16 2nd O/S
garyb1442 13/Aug/16 Lead O/S
Clay C 17/Jul/16 Lead O/S
with Nils
Ban1 03/Jul/16 Lead O/S

Good climb on great cams

with Mark
James Oakes 09/Jun/16 Solo O/S
Hidden 05/Jun/16 Lead rpt
runestone 05/Jun/16 2nd
with Blod
Hidden 16/May/16 Solo
Calum Wadsworth 06/May/16 Solo O/S
Handsforfeet 21/Apr/16 Lead rpt

Returned to a favourite

with Sive, Nik
Andy Moles 19/Apr/16 Solo
buxtoncoffeelover 11/Apr/16 Lead

Tricky step in to get established on the flake. Nice reach round the little roof from undercut jam

Handsforfeet 11/Apr/16 Lead O/S

Lovely climb with big hold at the top

with Sive, Nik
cem 10/Apr/16 Lead rpt
Kirill 10/Apr/16 2nd
max_chan 13/Mar/16 Lead rpt
with Nick - PCC
gd303uk 12/Nov/15 Lead O/S

Nice jams and a lovely transition to a layback before the reach to the top , brilliant climb, easy a two star route.

RKirke 11/Oct/15 Lead O/S
with Freshers
tiga271 10/Oct/15 Lead
Duncan Beard 10/Oct/15 2nd O/S
with Simon
tom_lewis89 10/Oct/15 TR
Jake Young 19/Sep/15 Solo rpt

A Grit Day Out !

with Fabritzio, Dom, Tom Appleby, Alex M, Nick
amccann 19/Sep/15 Solo rpt
planetmarshall 19/Sep/15 Lead O/S
Teappleby 19/Sep/15 Solo
Hidden 19/Sep/15 2nd dnf
dom94 19/Sep/15 Solo O/S
kingborris 06/Sep/15 Lead O/S
Jackwd 06/Sep/15 Lead
Ciderslider 06/Sep/15 Lead O/S
with Ben
FelixL 23/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with Davva
RUDIN.J.D.H 23/Aug/15 Lead O/S

Good route, with everything there. Just a bit awkward and off balance.

with Sam Rudin
Hidden 25/Jul/15 Lead O/S
david harvey 25/Jul/15 Lead dog
with martin
martinbettridge06 25/Jul/15 2nd
nick ferro 25/Jul/15 2nd O/S
charvey 15/Jul/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 10/May/15 2nd
Hidden 10/May/15 Lead rpt
birbeck 18/Apr/15 Lead O/S
amccann 10/Apr/15 Solo O/S
luke2442 02/Apr/15 Lead
with Alice McKeown
Hidden 25/Mar/15 Lead O/S
Kate Hutchence 25/Mar/15 2nd
with Jon H
btalbot 14/Mar/15 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2015 -
bstoker ??/2015 Lead O/S
davidalcock 05/Oct/14 2nd
mapperley samurai 05/Oct/14 Lead O/S
joe1joe1joe2 ?/Oct/14 Solo O/S
with Sam Garland, Dominic Joyce
dom_joyce265 ?/Oct/14 Solo O/S
Kamikazeclimber 07/Sep/14 Lead O/S

Steep and hard, you need to get all up in its grill. Feels much better this way, laybacking is much more strenuous.

HarryBowyer 12/Aug/14 2nd
mike.rigby 26/Jul/14 -
with Rob Edwards
Hidden 26/May/14 Lead
briar4012 18/May/14 2nd dnf
with Mark V, Mark H
Hidden 18/May/14 Lead O/S
scott.hill 03/May/14 2nd O/S
Mike Soulby 03/May/14 Lead O/S
runestone 22/Sep/13 Lead rpt
with Blod
stevo smith 11/Aug/13 Lead β

Climbed in past with Scotty, tho not sure of date etc? So?...

with deacon
Gudge 09/Aug/13 2nd O/S
with Pero Kalugerovich
Pero 01/Aug/13 Lead
dionisys ?/Aug/13 Lead
Andypeak ?/Aug/13 2nd
fatbuoybazza 26/Jul/13 Lead rpt
Hidden 01/Jul/13 Lead
Joey C 05/Jun/13 Lead
with Irish Matt, Matt Stevens
Nordie_matt 05/Jun/13 2nd
adamashcroft 07/May/13 2nd dog
Voltemands 05/May/13 2nd O/S

Grunty last moves.

DaveInPortwood 03/May/13 Lead O/S
Andypeak ?/May/13 Lead
pete1993 24/Apr/13 2nd rpt
Matt Harmon 24/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Feb/13 Lead O/S
James_L88 02/Dec/12 2nd O/S
franhammond92 25/Nov/12 Lead
lbarras 24/Nov/12 2nd
with jake
Jake Young 24/Nov/12 Lead O/S
with Laura
beakerburgess 03/Nov/12 Lead
J.Short 03/Nov/12 2nd
with Neil
DaveB61 13/Sep/12 2nd
MikeDowsett 13/Sep/12 Lead
gazfellows 09/Sep/12 Lead
with Nic
robsway 19/Aug/12 2nd O/S
with Trev
tsjx 05/Aug/12 2nd
with Bruce
RichyBOYY 24/Jun/12 Lead
Hidden 24/Jun/12 2nd
pete1993 10/Jun/12 2nd O/S
jon59 28/May/12 Lead
Hidden 27/May/12 Lead
Rob Jarratt 26/May/12 2nd
with Andy Crawley
Oliver Houston 13/May/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Mar/12 2nd O/S
Neil Rodgers (PCC) 29/Mar/12 Lead O/S

Needed to do this, thought I was going to bottle it at the top but pulled through

with Mark PCC
Hidden 24/Mar/12 Lead O/S
stuaart 11/Mar/12 Lead O/S

Lovely jamming.

with Ola
the power 11/Mar/12 2nd dog

never again.bobarr

Hidden 11/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Mar/12 Lead
Nick1812P 29/Feb/12 Lead O/S
with Jamie
Hidden 29/Feb/12 2nd O/S
cragtyke 27/Dec/11 2nd

gareth led

GlennWatson 27/Dec/11 Lead
Hidden 02/Oct/11 2nd
Hidden 02/Oct/11 Lead
lozowen 23/Sep/11 Solo O/S
eel 01/Sep/11 Lead O/S
hazeysunshine 31/Aug/11 2nd rpt
with Nikki
Batt 30/Aug/11 2nd O/S
spragglerocks 30/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Danny Crump 27/Aug/11 2nd O/S
with Lauren Brown
Palmer 21/Aug/11 Lead
fatbuoybazza 14/Aug/11 Lead rpt
with Mikael
Hidden 05/Aug/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 04/Aug/11 Lead
aking12 ?/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with James King, Bo Robertson
Hidden 04/Jul/11 2nd dog
James Malloch 04/Jul/11 2nd
Gallant 04/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Sidekick 02/Jul/11 Solo O/S
neilfish 26/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Ian
cragtyke 19/Jun/11 2nd
Hidden 16/Jun/11 2nd O/S
Neil Rodgers (PCC) 16/Jun/11 2nd O/S

Much better attempt this time. I think that I could lead this.

with micksissons, David PCC
Hidden 16/Jun/11 Lead
Mikael 04/Jun/11 Lead
fatbuoybazza 04/Jun/11 2nd rpt
with Mikael, Dave Hall
Hidden 10/May/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 30/Apr/11 2nd O/S
mattparratt 27/Apr/11 2nd
valentinesbabe 16/Apr/11 Lead O/S

Charley 2nd. Tricky little number.

charley 16/Apr/11 2nd O/S
with Ange, Kev
Tithe Technique 16/Apr/11 TR O/S
Rob Jarratt 09/Apr/11 Lead

Looking for the shade in April! Nice little route with solid jams the whole way and an improbable looking finish that turns out to be OK.

with Andy Crawley
ElvisLeg 09/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Reaver2k 08/Apr/11 Lead
thomasadixon 08/Apr/11 2nd rpt

Good route, perfect jams.

with Alan
Neil Rodgers (PCC) 28/Mar/11 2nd dog

Tired and really had to fight on this, maybe another day

with Rosa Vilaseca
Jim Brownlow 27/Mar/11 2nd
dennis janisse 22/Mar/11 2nd O/S
Lukem6 22/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Luke Sadler, dennis janisse
davewsargent 13/Mar/11 -
fatbuoybazza 12/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with tom, JD
jaimer 12/Mar/11 2nd
with Tom, Barry
Hidden 12/Mar/11 TR dnf
w.pettet-smith 12/Mar/11 Solo O/S
geddicakes ?/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Jim Brownlow
PAJames ??/2011 -
mark20 13/Nov/10 Lead O/S
Little B 24/Oct/10 2nd O/S
with Simon
Simonfarfaraway 24/Oct/10 Lead
max_chan 17/Oct/10 2nd O/S
with Rosa PCC
Hidden 10/Oct/10 2nd
hazeysunshine 12/Sep/10 2nd O/S
with Dave
Dave Mason 31/Aug/10 2nd O/S
with Trev Tatler
Hidden 11/Aug/10 Lead dnf
ajc 10/Aug/10 Lead O/S
jtree03 23/Jul/10 Lead
with Tony, Elt
nigel pearson 31/May/10 Lead O/S

nice slightly awkward jamming

with Yoko
Hidden 21/Apr/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 18/Apr/10 Lead O/S
DaNo123 17/Apr/10 Lead dog
with Hanzler
PanzerHanzler 17/Apr/10 2nd O/S
with Ian Ackerley, Dan Simmonds
Martin Stevens 17/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Bob B.
Becky E ??/2010 TR

Attempted to lead and top-roped to get the gear out.

with Rosa Vilaseca
James_D 15/Nov/09 Lead rpt

A bit green and minging but fun all the same.

with Esther
Hidden 18/Oct/09 Lead
Hidden 17/Oct/09 Lead β
Jonathan Hall 15/Oct/09 2nd
disturbed_one51 14/Oct/09 Lead
with Wee man
Hidden 01/Oct/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 20/Sep/09 2nd
Monkey_Alan 20/Sep/09 Lead O/S
bobpilgrem 12/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with Bob/Tom
tompilgrem 12/Sep/09 2nd
with Dad
mrtom 29/Aug/09 2nd O/S
with Mark Lim
Hidden 29/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Aug/09 Lead
stuckonarock 23/Aug/09 2nd O/S
with Karo
Hidden 11/Aug/09 Lead
barni 06/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Strong Jon
Hidden 02/Aug/09 Solo O/S
smudge 23/Jun/09 Solo O/S
Graeme Hammond 02/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with anthony
gronbech 02/May/09 Lead
with H
Hidden 18/Apr/09 Lead dog
Tamati 21/Mar/09 2nd
with James_D
James_D 21/Mar/09 Lead β

Nearly mucked this up!

with Will
cem 01/Mar/09 2nd rpt
Kirill 01/Mar/09 Lead O/S
Tamati ??/2009 2nd O/S
Thinker01 ??/2009 -
MJS ??/2009 -
Matt Bennett 12/Nov/08 Solo O/S
mr random 18/Oct/08 Lead O/S
with Costas
morganator 24/Sep/08 Solo O/S
EdShep 31/Aug/08 2nd O/S
with Pilch and Graham
Pilch 31/Aug/08 2nd O/S
with Graham and Ed
Hidden 23/Aug/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Jul/08 Solo O/S
cem 05/Jul/08 Lead rpt
with John Evans
Hidden 01/Jul/08 2nd
Hidden 17/Jun/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 08/Jun/08 2nd
davidwright 08/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Sam
Hidden 06/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Shauna 21/May/08 2nd

I thought this was a bit 'traditional'.

tommytwotone 21/May/08 Lead O/S
Ann S 15/May/08 2nd
with Chris Tan
madaxeman 06/May/08 2nd
Hidden 06/May/08 2nd
cpoad 03/May/08 Lead dog

Hung after strenuously placing hex. Then found holds up above

with Richard W
mike fenwick ?/May/08 Solo
Hidden 26/Apr/08 Lead O/S
kfowler141 26/Apr/08 Lead
SecretSquirrel 17/Feb/08 2nd
adam carless 17/Feb/08 TR O/S

third man up after SecretSquirrel

Hidden 17/Feb/08 Lead rpt
mje1398 12/Feb/08 2nd O/S
with John M
lowersharpnose 01/Jan/08 Lead
The old James turnbull ??/2008 Lead
Hidden ??/2008 Lead O/S
MikeDowsett ??/2008 Lead
with George Fowler
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
The old James turnbull ??/2008 Lead
The old James turnbull ??/2008 Lead
bigbobbyking 17/Nov/07 Lead O/S
howlingbaboon 02/Nov/07 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Nov/07 2nd
cem 02/Jun/07 2nd
with Liam Mark, Pete Horn
Hidden 02/Jun/07 Lead dnf
Hidden 20/May/07 Lead
clive-greenwood 05/May/07 Lead O/S
with Anna
Anna Horrox 05/May/07 2nd
Hidden ?/May/07 Lead
Hidden ?/May/07 Lead O/S
AJ007 28/Apr/07 Solo
Iggy_B 28/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Richard Turkington
The Boy Riley 18/Apr/07 Lead
leonjones 15/Apr/07 2nd
with Phil Barley
Richie Rich 10/Mar/07 2nd O/S
with Pete Colley
tom.e 06/Feb/07 Lead O/S
with Claire
Hidden ??/2007 -
Pete Horn ??/2007 Lead O/S
with Charles and Liam
nai ??/2007 Lead
Brown ?/Nov/06 Solo O/S
with Henry
Hidden 17/Sep/06 Solo dnf
Hidden 16/Sep/06 2nd rpt
Another James 27/Aug/06 2nd
with Dan Y
Nicos 08/Jul/06 Solo O/S
with solo
Different Steve 24/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with Beryl Worvell & Mike Bayley
texuspete 08/Jun/06 2nd
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 05/May/06 Solo O/S
Hidden 30/Apr/06 2nd O/S
Paz 15/Apr/06 Solo O/S
Raggar ??/2006 Lead
with ashley, andy moore, Andy J
Hidden ??/2006 -
LoopyLou ?/Jul/05 Lead
with WOTR
Rampikino 19/Jun/05 Lead
with Liz, Mark & Rob
Ratfeeder 14/May/05 2nd O/S
with Phil
Adam Potter 06/May/05 TR
dannyboy83 ?/May/05 Solo O/S
Hidden 21/Mar/05 2nd
Shad ?/Mar/05 2nd
Hidden ?/Oct/04 Lead
Hidden 04/Sep/04 Lead
Will Gordon ?/Aug/04 Lead O/S
with Phil Nelson, Rob Gleeson
John Lisle 19/Jul/04 2nd
with RA
LankyPaddy 24/Apr/04 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2004 -
Hidden ?/Nov/03 Lead O/S
Phil West 11/Oct/03 Lead rpt
with Chris Tan
petekeron ?/Aug/03 Lead O/S
Mark Stevenson 31/May/03 Solo O/S
loonyclimber ?/Mar/03 Solo
SteveM 22/Feb/03 Lead
with Rosie, Tobs
Hidden ??/2003 Lead O/S
Monk ??/2003 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Sep/02 Lead O/S
Phil West 21/Sep/02 2nd O/S
with Steve Wild & Chris Tan
Steve Vincent 18/Aug/02 Lead
stokienomad 08/Jun/02 Lead
nickdonohue ?/Jun/02 2nd
with Ian Brenton
Mark Davies PK ?/Dec/01 Lead O/S
with Fiend
Hidden ?/Jul/01 Lead
nigehughes ?/Jul/01 Lead
with Conor Cairns
DerwentDiluted 08/Oct/00 Lead
with Laurie Smith
tlr ??/2000 Solo
Hidden 19/Sep/99 Lead
ill_bill ??/1999 2nd
clive-greenwood 22/Oct/98 2nd
with HUMC
Paul-Michael 28/Sep/98 2nd O/S
with David Jupp
Hidden 17/May/98 Lead O/S
martroberts 27/Jul/97 Solo O/S
Hidden 05/Jul/97 Lead β
John Eley ?/Jul/97 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/1997 -
five ?/Jun/96 Lead O/S
with SB
Hidden 30/May/96 2nd
Chris Ellis 18/May/96 Lead
with Louise Pellett
chris sm 21/Apr/96 Lead O/S
with Ruth Taylor
Chris Ellis 01/Sep/95 2nd
with Rachel Nicolson
Gordon Stainforth 12/Aug/95 2nd
with Chris Thorp, John lumb
Iain Thow 29/Jul/95 Lead
with Bill Wright
Hidden 19/May/95 Solo
Hidden ??/1995 Lead
Hidden 24/Apr/94 Solo
Rog Wilko ?/May/93 Lead
with Debbie Wilkinson
tompercy 25/Mar/93 Lead
with Russ Weedon
NeilGriffiths ??/1993 -
roncaves 16/Aug/92 2nd
with Nick Green
Stoney Boy 06/Feb/92 Solo O/S
Roget 26/Dec/91 Solo O/S
Hidden 27/Mar/89 Solo
Andy Say 18/Mar/88 Lead
bleddynmawr ?/Oct/87 Solo
Hidden 14/Jun/87 Solo
Hidden 26/Oct/86 Solo
Hidden ?/Sep/86 Solo
RichardMc 05/Jul/86 Lead
with Angel Vila
malc 25/May/85 Lead
with ??
Hidden 05/May/85 Lead
Rob Davies 26/May/84 Lead
with James ? (ICMC)
Hammy 20/Feb/83 Solo
Howard Dixon ??/1981 Solo
babymoac 04/Oct/80 Solo
Hidden 27/Jun/80 Solo
Nigel Bond 22/Jun/78 Lead
with Tony Cuddy
Andy Fielding ??/1978 Solo
MikeDowsett ??/1978 Lead
mikej 22/Nov/70 Solo
with John Bickerdike
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