9m.

Rockfax Description
The pocketed centre of the slab is tenuous and unprotected. The right-hand start, using the big pocket, is easier but true technicians will ignore this and climb direct. f6B+ above pads. © Rockfax

FA. Gary Gibson 1980

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ROCKFAX Eastern Grit (2006): Top 500, The Curbar Crush, Froggatt to Black Rocks (BMC) - The Grade List, Ron Fawcetts 100 extremes in a day, Pete's 150 Peak Extremes, Curbar Highballs

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Alex1 21 Jan, 2006 Show βeta
βeta: Even if you've got mats the top is still very spooky!
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AlexMorris 30 Nov, 2018 Solo O/S Cool rockover move
with Jwatson
Cool rockover move
with Jwatson
themattyshep 17 Nov, 2018 Lead O/S One very small pad wasn’t much help
with Amy L
One very small pad wasn’t much help
with Amy L
Jwatson 13 Nov, 2018 Solo O/S Pads, really satisfying moves
Pads, really satisfying moves
Hannes B 22 Oct, 2018 Lead O/S
with Tom
with Tom
nathanlee 20 Oct, 2018 Solo rpt Been a while, so good
with Crew
Been a while, so good
with Crew
Gambit 29 Sep, 2018 Lead RP
with OlI
with OlI
Hidden 21 Aug, 2018 2nd dnf
Hidden 12 Nov, 2017 Sent β
northy1983 12 Nov, 2017 Lead
Andrew Abraham 12 Nov, 2017 2nd Got the bouldery start 2nd go
Got the bouldery start 2nd go
JulesV 5 Nov, 2017 Solo
with dave evans
with dave evans
Hidden 16 Sep, 2017 Lead G/U
annep11 16 Sep, 2017 2nd O/S
tunnah 22 Apr, 2017 TR RP
CMoore 22 Apr, 2017 TR β
Tom.Priestley 22 Apr, 2017 TR RP Messing around with the wrong sequence for ages. 6a really but the fall isn't that nice. Direct variation.
with CMoore, Hinkley Honkley, tunnah
Messing around with the wrong sequence for ages. 6a really but the fall isn't that nice. Direct variation.
with CMoore, Hinkley Honkley, tunnah
Hidden 12 Mar, 2017 Solo
Graeme Hammond 2 Jan, 2017 Lead RP Flashed on top rope then did a few laps before leading above pads though gear is after hard moves anyway. Did big pocket way, need to go back to try other way sometime.
Flashed on top rope then did a few laps before leading above pads though gear is after hard moves anyway. Did big pocket way, need to go back to try other way sometime.
Theo Moore - UKC and UKH 2 Jan, 2017 Lead β
with Mike Cheque, Graeme Hammond
with Mike Cheque, Graeme Hammond
megdc ??, 2017 -
with FelixL
with FelixL
Hidden ??, 2017 TR
James Oakes 6 Oct, 2016 Solo rpt Without big pocket this time.
with Fragmod
Without big pocket this time.
with Fragmod
Fragmod 6 Oct, 2016 Solo
Matthew Ferrier 23 Sep, 2016 Sent O/S Escaped off along the break.
Escaped off along the break.
Teappleby 23 Sep, 2016 Sent rpt
jacob shieldhouse hadley 9 Apr, 2016 Solo O/S felt like 5c to me idk why though! i can under stand it being 6b for some!
with mum
felt like 5c to me idk why though! i can under stand it being 6b for some!
with mum
Hidden 3 Apr, 2016 Solo β
markalmack 3 Apr, 2016 Solo
with will-i-am-old-as-fuck, ctodd
with will-i-am-old-as-fuck, ctodd
WB 3 Apr, 2016 Sent x
with Chris T, markalmack
with Chris T, markalmack
john lynch 12 Mar, 2016 Solo rpt
Ram MkiV 15 Feb, 2016 Solo rpt
Hidden 8 Oct, 2015 TR
Teappleby 16 Sep, 2015 Lead rpt
with amccann, max
with amccann, max
Nick1812P 25 May, 2015 Solo O/S With pads
With pads
amccann 17 May, 2015 Solo rpt 1st go today, think it was by a different method to last time. Above one pad.
1st go today, think it was by a different method to last time. Above one pad.
Jake Young 17 May, 2015 Lead O/S Really good, nice little onsight :)
with amccann
Really good, nice little onsight :)
with amccann
PeteWilson 1 May, 2015 Lead
with Dave
with Dave
Hidden 18 Jan, 2015 Sent rpt
RM199 17 Oct, 2014 TR RP
Tradical 16 Oct, 2014 TR dnf HARD.
with RM199
HARD.
with RM199
pete1993 5 Oct, 2014 Solo dnf couldn't quite do the rock over mover, close though so will be back!
couldn't quite do the rock over mover, close though so will be back!
NDD 5 Oct, 2014 Solo
with Malcolm
with Malcolm
Matt Groom 5 Oct, 2014 Solo
Hidden 5 Oct, 2014 Sent O/S
dom94 5 Oct, 2014 Sent β Highballed, the crux didn't feel too bad but the top was scary
Highballed, the crux didn't feel too bad but the top was scary
Calum Wadsworth 5 Oct, 2014 Lead β Very pleasant, definitely not 6b though.
with MSchobitz, Uni Lot
Very pleasant, definitely not 6b though.
with MSchobitz, Uni Lot
Hidden 5 Oct, 2014 Solo rpt
Teappleby 5 Oct, 2014 Solo β Felt easy for E3 and 6b (without the big pocket), much easier than canoe for the short.
Felt easy for E3 and 6b (without the big pocket), much easier than canoe for the short.
amccann 5 Oct, 2014 Solo RP 2nd go, without using the big pocket.
2nd go, without using the big pocket.
tmawer 26 Sep, 2014 TR dog
with Kasha
with Kasha
sparkass 6 Jul, 2014 Solo O/S Direct, sweaty in the sun. Fluttery
Direct, sweaty in the sun. Fluttery
Hidden 22 Jun, 2014 TR O/S
Hidden 12 Jun, 2014 2nd O/S
Alex Hallam 16 Feb, 2014 TR O/S No mats, don't think it was too bad for 6b and I'm rubbish at (slab) climbing in general.
No mats, don't think it was too bad for 6b and I'm rubbish at (slab) climbing in general.
mike mo ??, 2014 -
Wil Treasure 29 Dec, 2013 Solo
Jonathan Hall 23 Nov, 2013 Lead rpt Felt hard for the shorties!
Felt hard for the shorties!
disturbed_one51 23 Nov, 2013 Lead So much easier if you can reach the small side pull pocket before mantelling.
So much easier if you can reach the small side pull pocket before mantelling.
Hidden 10 Nov, 2013 Lead RP
Fragmod 5 Oct, 2013 Lead
Bertbee 22 Sep, 2013 TR RP Got this second time on top-rope. Very tempted to give this a go with some pads. Is there any point doing this on lead? I can't see any gear below the break that doesn't use crucial pockets.
Got this second time on top-rope. Very tempted to give this a go with some pads. Is there any point doing this on lead? I can't see any gear below the break that doesn't use crucial pockets.
Hidden 20 Sep, 2013 Lead G/U
Hidden 8 May, 2013 TR
mark20 12 Jan, 2013 Sent rpt 6a with the big pocket, and 6b without
6a with the big pocket, and 6b without
Sidekick 12 Jan, 2013 Sent O/S
Matt Harle 11 Nov, 2012 Solo β
Chris_barr 3 Nov, 2012 Solo
with Guy, Jon
with Guy, Jon
Hidden 3 Nov, 2012 Solo rpt
J.Wells 21 Oct, 2012 Sent O/S
with Matt, mark20
with Matt, mark20
mark20 21 Oct, 2012 Lead β Pads
Pads
M_W_Court 21 Jul, 2012 TR RP
with Dave Luke, elCapitano
with Dave Luke, elCapitano
elCapitano 21 Jul, 2012 TR Set off on the lead, bottled it, had a rope lowered, cruised it. Nice technical moves.
with Dave
Set off on the lead, bottled it, had a rope lowered, cruised it. Nice technical moves.
with Dave
Ewano 6 May, 2012 Sent x Was having a bad day, couldn't get the feet right. Lovely once you stop being a prat.
Was having a bad day, couldn't get the feet right. Lovely once you stop being a prat.
Si Witcher 21 Apr, 2012 Solo rpt
sopaz 10 Mar, 2012 TR dog
Hidden 15 Jan, 2012 Sent dnf
Hidden 15 Jan, 2012 TR dnf
tuftynick 14 Jan, 2012 Sent
with andy benson, ben winston
with andy benson, ben winston
john lynch 10 Jan, 2012 Lead ground-up, fell off the first section a few times.
with Lewis Andrew
ground-up, fell off the first section a few times.
with Lewis Andrew
Tony Kartawick ??, 2012 -
maddy.c ??, 2012 Lead
bigdrew ??, 2012 Sent x
Adam Coles 19 Nov, 2011 Solo
with hilty
with hilty
hilty 19 Nov, 2011 Solo Pretty easy, great moves n scary top out
Pretty easy, great moves n scary top out
DeanD 6 Nov, 2011 TR dnf
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 4 Jul, 2011 2nd rpt
centurion05 2 Jul, 2011 Solo RP
with Tarquin
with Tarquin
al123 29 Jun, 2011 Solo O/S really nice moves.
with Alex.rh
really nice moves.
with Alex.rh
masonwoods101 14 Jun, 2011 Solo ground up 2nd go
ground up 2nd go
robman 2 Jun, 2011 Lead RP
peaches69 25 May, 2011 TR dog
with Cossar
with Cossar
Cossar 25 May, 2011 TR
Joe Grondowski 2 Apr, 2011 Solo
with Ian Turton, Neil Elmore, Lewis Andrew
with Ian Turton, Neil Elmore, Lewis Andrew
Hidden 2 Apr, 2011 Solo O/S
Lewis Andrew ?Apr, 2011 Solo
Rich Cross - Alpine Guides ?Apr, 2011 Solo
tuftynick ?Apr, 2011 Solo rpt
highlux 11 Mar, 2011 Solo Fell on onsight solo go. Hopped back on and did second shot. Cool route.
with Martin Veale
Fell on onsight solo go. Hopped back on and did second shot. Cool route.
with Martin Veale
MicheleC ?Mar, 2011 Sent
C coldwell-storry 26 Feb, 2011 Solo O/S
with rob lay, Mike Thomas
with rob lay, Mike Thomas
Hidden 22 Jan, 2011 2nd O/S
mwatson ??, 2011 -
Hidden 21 Nov, 2010 TR dnf
Hidden 20 Nov, 2010 2nd O/S
benkelsey 20 Nov, 2010 2nd O/S nice rock over move. and a big reach for the pocket. nice lead from Alun, despite his little deck.
with Allun, remus
nice rock over move. and a big reach for the pocket. nice lead from Alun, despite his little deck.
with Allun, remus
migs493 20 Nov, 2010 2nd β Wow, my first 6b move on grit, packs a punch.
with Keendan
Wow, my first 6b move on grit, packs a punch.
with Keendan
harvie 14 Nov, 2010 Solo O/S
howlingbaboon 13 Nov, 2010 TR dog
Scott Anderson 13 Nov, 2010 TR
Ram MkiV 29 Oct, 2010 Sent small pockets only. Finished up left hand side at top as hate the feel of that perma-greased crimp rockover up the middle.
with Guy
small pockets only. Finished up left hand side at top as hate the feel of that perma-greased crimp rockover up the middle.
with Guy
Hidden 29 Oct, 2010 Sent
joese7en 25 Oct, 2010 Lead O/S 2 pads so more like V3
2 pads so more like V3
pipof747 4 Oct, 2010 Lead
FlorianCastagne 26 Sep, 2010 Solo RP
nathanlee 27 Aug, 2010 Solo RP At last.
At last.
DaveFidler 4 Aug, 2010 Solo RP Ground up in 2 goes
Ground up in 2 goes
James Oakes 28 Jul, 2010 Solo O/S
Mike Goldthorp 18 Jul, 2010 Solo O/S With big pocket, does make it much easier. Really nice technical moves regardless
With big pocket, does make it much easier. Really nice technical moves regardless
Alex Mason 18 Jul, 2010 Solo O/S Committing move to the big hold. You'd be a fool not to use the big pocket.
with Laura Perry, Mike Goldthorp, Wft
Committing move to the big hold. You'd be a fool not to use the big pocket.
with Laura Perry, Mike Goldthorp, Wft
jacobjacob 10 Jul, 2010 Solo O/S
theotherpetehill 10 Jul, 2010 Solo β
Tom Briggs 27 Mar, 2010 Solo
with Jeff Hollenbaugh
with Jeff Hollenbaugh
Hidden 22 Feb, 2010 Solo
Hidden 31 Jan, 2010 Lead
Hidden 1 Jan, 2010 -
Don Jebus ??, 2010 Lead RP ground up, 2 pads. closer to V3/6a
ground up, 2 pads. closer to V3/6a
Hidden ??, 2010 -
Scott Anderson ??, 2010 TR
simon cox ??, 2010 Sent
scott gibson ??, 2010 -
Jonathan Hall 13 Dec, 2009 TR
with RM199
with RM199
dominic lee 12 Dec, 2009 Solo rpt
Andrew Barker 19 Feb, 2009 Solo O/S No pads. Without the big pocket. Been waiting to do this for a while. Crux moves are really good.
No pads. Without the big pocket. Been waiting to do this for a while. Crux moves are really good.
koopa ??, 2009 TR
Hidden 19 Oct, 2008 Solo RP
Daniel Wicks 11 Oct, 2008 Lead rpt Ground up. 1 pad.
with John S
Ground up. 1 pad.
with John S
Hidden 8 Oct, 2008 Solo
lukehunt 10 Sep, 2008 Solo O/S
tommytuffa 10 Sep, 2008 Solo
Brown 4 Sep, 2008 Solo O/S
with Solo
with Solo
alaan 21 Jul, 2008 Solo O/S Backed off this inumerable times in the past but finally felt right in the last light and the improving friction that came with it.
with bex
Backed off this inumerable times in the past but finally felt right in the last light and the improving friction that came with it.
with bex
Hidden 15 Jun, 2008 TR dog
Hidden 13 Feb, 2008 Lead
kingholmesy ??, 2008 Solo RP Ground-up above mats without big pocket.
Ground-up above mats without big pocket.
The old James turnbull ??, 2008 Lead
v.jester 27 Aug, 2007 Solo rpt
Hidden 25 Feb, 2007 TR
adam carless 4 Feb, 2007 2nd RP took a fall off the step left move, but got back on from the start, those dimples are really painful to use.
took a fall off the step left move, but got back on from the start, those dimples are really painful to use.
Ed Booth 5 Nov, 2006 Solo O/S
Hidden 4 Nov, 2006 TR O/S
Pythonist 12 Oct, 2006 Solo O/S
Mike_Hayes 1 Jun, 2006 Solo
Mark Riley 6 Feb, 2006 Solo Ground up solo
with Tommy G
Ground up solo
with Tommy G
Hidden 21 Jan, 2006 Solo O/S
Hidden ??, 2006 -
Hidden ??, 2006 Lead
Hidden ??, 2006 -
Boy ??, 2006 -
Hidden 20 Nov, 2005 Solo
nathanmanc ?Nov, 2005 Solo β
jonnyboy 15 Oct, 2005 Solo O/S In the Zone!!
In the Zone!!
Hidden ?Apr, 2005 TR
Tom Briggs ??, 2005 -
Hidden ??, 2005 Solo O/S
Dave Bond 4 Dec, 2004 Solo
dannyboy83 ?May, 2004 Solo O/S
Daniel Armitage 6 Dec, 2003 Lead O/S
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 21 Sep, 2003 Solo β
Jus ?Mar, 2003 Solo O/S
chris warner ?Feb, 2003 2nd
with john roberts
with john roberts
Hidden ??, 2003 TR O/S
Hidden ?Jan, 2001 Solo
Hidden 22 Oct, 2000 TR
steveb2006 16 Sep, 2000 TR dog Some help from the rope
Some help from the rope
Ropeboy 4 Mar, 2000 Solo
Hidden ??, 2000 -
JEP ??, 2000 Solo
John H Bull (tcfka Bullybones) ??, 2000 Lead
cragspud ??, 2000 Lead RP
TBowell nee Holdsworth ??, 2000 -
Hidden 4 Jul, 1999 TR
Hidden 4 Jul, 1998 TR
Dave Musgrove Jnr 25 Jan, 1998 Solo
with Chris Ranner, Al Willoner
with Chris Ranner, Al Willoner
RossG123 ??, 1998 Solo
craig d ??, 1997 -
Hidden ??, 1997 -
SR1970 ?May, 1996 Solo RP
Hidden 12 Jul, 1995 TR
Sean Kelly ?Apr, 1995 TR
with Brian Hall
with Brian Hall
Rich Kirby ??, 1995 Lead O/S
Hidden ??, 1995 Lead
Stoney Boy 1 Apr, 1993 Solo
Hidden 13 Apr, 1991 TR
ajtay ??, 1990 -
with Various
with Various
sadams ?Sep, 1988 Solo
with Guy Townsend
with Guy Townsend
Hidden ?May, 1988 Solo
goi.ashmore 18 Mar, 1988 Solo β
Hidden 15 Aug, 1987 TR
Rob Seymour 6 Sep, 1985 Solo O/S
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High E2
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High 6c
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Style of ascent
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