Rockfax Description
Stride across the smelly toilet-pit then follow the curving flake out right to a poor rest and tricky moves to grasp the bounteous flutings. Making sure the ropes don't jam, finish easily. © Rockfax

FA. Joe Brown (some tension) 1957

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Eastern Grit (2006): Top 500, Eastern Grit Jamming, Froggatt to Black Rocks (BMC) - The Grade List, The Froggatt to Black Rocks 3 Star Pilgrimage.

Pete Wimbush 08/Oct/16 Lead
with Richard Williams
James Oakes 06/Oct/16 Lead O/S

God knows why this is so popular..

shaunhumphreys 06/Oct/16 Lead O/S
timrooker 06/Oct/16 2nd dog
with Shaun
bryce.dorin 13/Aug/16 Lead O/S
with Jocelyn
DannyH001 13/Aug/16 Lead dog
with liebs
liebs 13/Aug/16 2nd O/S
Kirill 17/Jul/16 2nd
with Igor
ig248 17/Jul/16 Lead
with Kirill
Toby 18/Jun/16 Lead O/S
with Chris, Nate
ben.phillips 18/Jun/16 2nd O/S

As part of the 10 edges challenge. Probably the hardest route of the day.

MichaelGallimore 18/Jun/16 Lead O/S

As part of the ten edges challenge. Climbed 10 routes in as many hours, on crags between bamford and birchen. Used a 24m 9.1mm rope clipping in with a big boa and belaying on direct belays using the same boa. Rack consisted of 7 wires, 3 cams, 1 hex, 8 snap gate crabs and 5 slings. Great day! We came last as we're pants at running, but climbed some top routes.

DubyaJamesDubya 05/Jun/16 Lead O/S
with Phil Blaen, Andrew Bevan
Hidden 24/May/16 Lead O/S
FlavioL1989 15/May/16 2nd O/S
w-watson 15/May/16 Lead
GregClixby 01/May/16 2nd O/S
James Oswald 26/Apr/16 2nd

Harder than it looks

Sam Husband 10/Apr/16 Lead O/S

Bit tired from fighting up elder crack, put a few cams in and ran to the top.

with Ed
Stroppy 10/Apr/16 2nd rpt
Clama 09/Apr/16 2nd dog
with Dougie
dswansonlow 09/Apr/16 Lead O/S
with Claudia
ferdia 25/Mar/16 2nd
with Andy
Andy Moles 25/Mar/16 Lead O/S
with Ferdia
Hidden 28/Feb/16 2nd
TomRiddelsdell 27/Feb/16 Lead β
islandlynx 27/Feb/16 Lead O/S

Nice route. Climbed it quickly.

robertmctague 11/Oct/15 Lead O/S
with Theo
Neilaw 10/Oct/15 Lead O/S
with Kev
Ian Hylands 27/Sep/15 Lead dog

Pretty hard, and heart wasn't really in it. Had a rest halfway. Quite a nice move getting round the corner. Next time might be better to save the blue cam for half way up.

with Gareth uglow
Hidden 27/Sep/15 2nd O/S
galpinos 27/Sep/15 Lead O/S

Intimidating but the climbing was actually ok, can be laced with gear if your arms are up to it.

with Sam
John Higgs 08/Sep/15 2nd
jkarran 30/Aug/15 2nd

Very hard

with Aly
Andypeak 17/Aug/15 2nd
mark4344 10/Aug/15 Lead
with Dave Rich
morganator 17/Jul/15 2nd rpt
with James Hall
Graham Westbrook 17/Jul/15 Lead O/S
mjackson 17/Jul/15 2nd
Hidden 29/Jun/15 2nd
dan gibson 23/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Eszter
rurp 09/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Mark
amccann 25/May/15 2nd rpt
with Micki
MSchobitz 25/May/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/May/15 2nd O/S
amccann 17/May/15 Lead O/S

Missed the good bit of the flutings when I first came round the corner. Placed some gear and then found the holds. Typical.

Jake Young 17/May/15 2nd O/S
with Alex M
Alex@home 11/May/15 2nd rpt
with The Doctor
Calum Wadsworth 04/May/15 Lead O/S
with Clement
bigdrew 01/May/15 Lead O/S
with Deacon, Pod, Neil
chrisdjackson 19/Apr/15 TR O/S
with Beth, John
john lynch 19/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with chris jackson, Bethan D
mjeffery 17/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Steve
gazhbo 27/Mar/15 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2015 2nd dnf
Hidden 19/Oct/14 2nd
soph 05/Oct/14 2nd rpt
with Sam Ring, Tony Stone
onlyfoddington 04/Oct/14 2nd O/S

Only just! I was tiring fast on the traverse.

with Ian
ian d f 04/Oct/14 Lead O/S
TobyA 28/Sep/14 2nd O/S
with Tom R
PeteH 24/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Chris Fox
chris fox 24/Sep/14 2nd β
Dave Mayes 13/Sep/14 2nd
Hidden 31/Aug/14 2nd
robgixer 31/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Jul/14 -
Hidden 13/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Jul/14 2nd O/S
sparkass 06/Jul/14 Lead rpt

Path. A good route with a nice airy finish.

with Emerson Clark
Hidden 02/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Elliot Walker 30/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Dan Geh 29/Jun/14 2nd O/S
tgeh 29/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with dan geh
AMJ098 29/Jun/14 2nd O/S
with Dan Geh
Rachel Slater 16/Jun/14 Lead O/S

Horrible midgies.

Hidden 12/Jun/14 2nd O/S
Budge 06/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Ade
Hidden 05/Jun/14 2nd dog
R0bbie 01/Jun/14 2nd
with Taba
Hidden 01/Jun/14 2nd β
al123 ?/Jun/14 Lead
with Henry
Hidden 31/May/14 Lead rpt
duncan 18/May/14 2nd rpt
Hidden 18/May/14 Lead RP
Hidden 17/May/14 2nd O/S
the power 03/May/14 Lead dnf

Ass kicked

admackie 03/May/14 -
Ardo 03/May/14 2nd dnf

To retrieve the Power's gear on second. Should have left it there!

Derek Furze 09/Apr/14 Lead
with Dave
Hidden 09/Apr/14 2nd
nimajneb ?/Feb/14 Lead
Hidden ??/2014 AltLd
mike mo ??/2014 -
mike mo ??/2014 -
Alfie Conn ??/2014 -
disturbed_one51 23/Nov/13 Lead
with Wee man
Jonathan Hall 23/Nov/13 2nd
Rachel S 28/Sep/13 2nd
with Louise, Hilary
Hidden 22/Aug/13 2nd
will9911 ?/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Dan Mckinlay ?/Jun/13 -
bclifton ??/2013 Lead
madasten 27/Oct/12 2nd rpt
with Gaz
gazfellows 27/Oct/12 Lead

Great route, slipped off on the move up into the top of undercut traverse. Got back on then, and finished.. Pumpy little number.

with Billy
manwithacam 22/Sep/12 Lead

Hard enough...

with Mark
Climbster 15/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Ian
Andy Peak 1 13/Sep/12 Lead
with Andrew Deckon
Bloke on a Rope 12/Sep/12 2nd β
with Matt
chrism225 02/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with jonny
JRae 02/Sep/12 2nd
Lunar25 31/Aug/12 2nd O/S
with Dave LE
Hidden 31/Aug/12 Lead O/S
cheeky 26/Jun/12 2nd dnf

removed gear, needed a rest and swung out to the arete so had to finish up that

mark4344 26/Jun/12 Lead O/S

pumpy, but found all the moves ok.commited to moves and rewarded with good holds to reach round to finish

with Matt Payne
jshields 10/Jun/12 2nd

Previous lead.

with Mike Lea, Jeff Ingman
robertmichaeladams 04/Jun/12 Lead
with Andy H, Polly
a_hein 04/Jun/12 2nd O/S
pelvoux 12/May/12 Lead O/S

Need to get the right cam... Pumping

with Mario
mark20 01/Apr/12 Lead O/S
frost 01/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with Clare
Matt Cooke 24/Mar/12 2nd β
with Rosh
Rob84 11/Mar/12 2nd dog

Tricky but good

with Ben Wolstenholme, Rob Adie
tomhull 11/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Callum, Chris Plant
JaseSSDD 11/Mar/12 2nd dog
with Ian Barker
Hannes B 09/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Tom
Tony Kartawick ??/2012 -
Scott Anderson ??/2012 -
adie84 ??/2012 -
Peakpdr 02/Nov/11 -
steve2006 02/Oct/11 Lead O/S

great pumpy climb; it started spitting and I found I was too nervous when placing the gear, so down climbed, shook-out and then finished it off. my second said it was worth the stars and really loved moves. "IF" it was lower it would be an easy boulder problem!

Jim Slater 23/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Trevor Wilson
hotfeet 13/Aug/11 Lead dog
with Ant
antdav 13/Aug/11 2nd dog
antdav 13/Aug/11 2nd dog
Hidden 10/Jul/11 Lead O/S
al99 02/Jul/11 2nd O/S
centurion05 02/Jul/11 Lead O/S

nice safe route.

with benji
ChrisBrooke 02/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Peter Staves
geddicakes 05/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Nick Rundall 31/May/11 Lead O/S
with Jon Pemberton, Adam Youd
Goose4 31/May/11 Lead O/S
Graeme Hammond 11/May/11 2nd rpt

Also 2nd with Richard Williams: 27/Sep/11, and Alex Twist: 24/Apr/15

Hidden 11/May/11 Lead
Hidden 17/Apr/11 2nd O/S
DavidR 17/Apr/11 Lead dog

Fell when a foot popped off on the traverse...surprised me! A pumpy route.

Hidden 09/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Dave Turnbull, BMC 03/Apr/11 2nd
with Neil Foster
Hidden 03/Apr/11 Lead rpt
coombsy 27/Mar/11 Lead O/S

Last climb of the day on first visit to Curbar. Brilliant climb though I reckon it would have felt easier earlier on in the day!

with John B
bigie bob 01/Mar/11 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2011 Lead
GuyM ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 2nd dog
stuart34 14/Nov/10 Lead O/S
crispyboy 14/Nov/10 2nd
with inchley
Hidden 21/Oct/10 Lead O/S
david morse 15/Oct/10 Lead O/S

another curbar sandbag

with jade+steve
Hidden 15/Oct/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 11/Oct/10 Lead
Kevster 10/Oct/10 Lead O/S
Paul Eckton 10/Oct/10 TR O/S
Chi Cheng 17/Sep/10 Lead O/S

Amazing Puppy climbing.

jon22 10/Sep/10 Lead
Hidden 01/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Andrew Sloan 01/Aug/10 Lead dog
with Tony Holdsworth
JDDD 11/Jul/10 2nd
Hidden 15/Jun/10 Lead
Mr. K 12/Jun/10 2nd dog
Hidden 18/May/10 Lead O/S
Pown 08/May/10 Lead O/S
Graeme Hammond 24/Apr/10 Lead rpt

Very nice a 3 starer, now did I fall of this before though? (09/Jul/09 with rob T :- one split second rest on the gear after i messed up the hand sequence just before the final traverse right. No where near as hard as it looks)

with Tony
Hidden 04/Apr/10 Lead
Hidden 21/Mar/10 Lead O/S
mattyork2 07/Mar/10 2nd
with Miles Gibson
Seymore Butt ??/2010 -
Hidden ??/2010 2nd O/S
katyvose1 ??/2010 -
Hidden 17/Oct/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 04/Oct/09 Lead O/S
Neil D 22/Aug/09 Lead dog
with Ben Ram
Hidden 17/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Jun/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 21/Jun/09 2nd
nai 18/Jun/09 2nd
with Mel
Hidden 23/May/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/May/09 AltLd
Stig 29/Apr/09 Lead O/S

Possibly the only HVS and above route I've managed to onsight at Curbar. Low in the grade by crag standards, though harder than Maupassant.

with james oswald
Pilch 22/Apr/09 Lead dog

whole route felt pretty outragous for the grade, bottled move across, but got it second go, then had a bit of a moment getting gear in for final moves.

with Ed
EdShep 22/Apr/09 2nd
Andrew Sloan 04/Apr/09 Lead rpt
Lou Kennedy 01/Apr/09 2nd
Lou Kennedy 01/Apr/09 2nd
Hidden 31/Mar/09 2nd
Pete Graham 31/Mar/09 2nd
Adam Potter 31/Mar/09 Lead dog

Had 1 rest

Skell 21/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Kelvin
Hidden 14/Mar/09 Lead
Kyuzo ??/2009 -
Hidden ??/2009 -
drysori ??/2009 Lead
drysori ??/2009 Lead
drysori ??/2009 Lead
drysori ??/2009 Lead
dannyboy83 27/Sep/08 Lead O/S
Toby Dunn ?/Aug/08 Solo
Brown 24/Jul/08 2nd O/S
with Henry
joe larner 24/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Jun/08 2nd O/S
bigphil 10/May/08 2nd O/S
with Toby & Calum
clive-greenwood 10/May/08 Lead O/S
with Gareth LMC
gb83 26/Apr/08 2nd dnf

missed the foothold at the crux, came off and couldn't get back on. next time....

with m.sakano
masa-alpin 26/Apr/08 Lead O/S

Intimidating, but successfully climbed as I had read the moves. Both the seconds fell and ended up in the air. Good route!

with Chris (Graeme's pal), Graeme B
Andrew Barker 28/Feb/08 Lead O/S

Great fun, certainly packs in a lot of climbing for a short route.

with Nick Rabb
Chazz 17/Feb/08 Lead O/S


with Dave Naylor
Hidden 26/Jan/08 Lead dog
The old James turnbull ??/2008 Lead
Sean Kelly ??/2008 -
Hidden ??/2008 2nd
Fraser13 ??/2008 -
mattyork2 21/Oct/07 2nd

Great little route.

Hidden 21/Oct/07 Lead
OffshoreAndy 07/Oct/07 Lead O/S
with NCC Kelvin
Hidden 05/Oct/07 Lead O/S
Andrew Sloan 01/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with Steve Grove
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 11/Aug/07 Lead rpt
Hidden 11/Aug/07 2nd
Oliver Sherman 04/Aug/07 2nd

Great little route, considering it doesn't look like much.

with Sophie Whyte
liamoloughlin ?/Jul/07 Lead
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe 20/Jun/07 2nd
with Andy Benson
Hidden 05/Jun/07 Lead O/S
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 02/May/07 2nd O/S
ukb shark 14/Jan/07 2nd
Rob Kennard ??/2007 -
Hidden 07/Nov/06 2nd O/S
adam carless 07/Nov/06 Lead O/S

Stared at this one with fear for years, finally I've got brave enough to do it.

towdman 23/Sep/06 Lead dog
Si dH 28/May/06 Lead dog

One rest after not spotting a foothold at the crux. Typical of my day really, was climbing like a muppet.

with Tom Lambert
ArnaudG ??/2006 -
Nicos 02/Oct/05 Lead O/S
Nicos 22/Sep/05 Lead O/S
with christos liaskos
reg_measures 19/Jun/05 2nd O/S
with steve burdett
WB 14/May/05 Lead O/S
with Guy
UndercoverElephant ??/2005 Lead O/S
Stone Muppet ??/2005 -
Hidden ?/Aug/04 -
cornishben ??/2004 Lead dog
with Gavin Edwards
jonnyboy ??/2004 Lead dog

a lot like hard work.

with Mark Senior
charlesmfrench 04/Oct/03 Lead O/S
fellgazelle 04/Oct/03 2nd
Hidden 06/Oct/02 Lead O/S
duncan 28/Sep/02 2nd rpt
with Hugo Glover
nickdonohue ?/Jun/02 Lead
with Joe Brown
Hidden 23/Mar/02 Lead
Martin Bennett 27/May/01 -
with Kevin
Hidden 18/Feb/01 Lead
D Tempest ?/Aug/00 2nd
with Rick
kitkat78 ?/Jul/00 -
with Don M
Hidden 13/Jun/00 Lead
John Marsland 26/Mar/00 2nd
with Mark Tolver
Mark Riley ??/2000 -
Hidden ??/2000 -
Brian Rodgers ??/2000 Lead O/S
Boy ??/2000 -
marcoleptic ??/2000 Lead
Hidden ?/Apr/97 2nd
craig d ??/1997 -
Hidden ??/1997 -
robtrooper ??/1996 -
Roget 28/Oct/95 Lead rpt
with jon
Hidden 20/Aug/94 Lead O/S
michael burrows 09/Jul/94 2nd
with andy boorman
Hidden ??/1994 Lead
Hidden 08/Aug/93 2nd
keith Lonsdale 03/May/93 2nd
with David Lonsdale, Andy Birtwistle
andybirtwistle 03/May/93 Lead
crossleysm ??/1993 Lead O/S
Gordon Stainforth 12/Sep/92 2nd
with Malcolm Macpherson
Hidden ?/Aug/92 2nd
John Marsland ?/Jul/92 Lead dog
with Darrell Small, Allen Newby
Hidden 16/Jun/92 Lead O/S
whispering nic ??/1992 2nd
Hidden ??/1992 Lead
Rob Davies 03/Aug/91 Lead dnf
with Angus McLean
Hidden 29/Jul/91 Lead O/S
Stoney Boy 30/Jul/90 2nd O/S
with Colin Hughes
Rob Seymour ?/Jun/90 Lead
with Jim Seymour
Roget 19/May/90 2nd O/S
with jim
Hidden ??/1990 -
Hidden 26/Sep/89 Lead O/S
craig h ?/Sep/89 -
stp 19/May/89 Solo O/S
Pete Pozman 15/Feb/87 Lead O/S
with Dev
babymoac 20/Jul/86 2nd
with Jon Stone
uphillnow ?/Jun/85 Lead
Hidden ??/1984 Solo O/S
Hammy 28/Mar/82 2nd
with Fai Kwong
nbotting ??/1982 -
Hidden 29/Jun/81 Lead
duncan ?/Aug/80 Lead O/S
Dave Musgrove 22/Jun/80 Lead
with Kim Greenald
Chris Craggs ??/1980 Lead
andy gittins ??/1972 -
clanger ??/1972 -
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