Rockfax Description
The tall left-hand arete of the buttress is excellent and mild. Climb the central crack and make a short traverse left to the arete at the earliest opportunity. This is then followed throughout with good runners in the breaks and lovely positions. The route is very photogenic from either side. © Rockfax

FA. David Penlington 1952

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Eastern Grit (2006): Top 500, 100 More Classic British VS Climbs, Froggatt to Black Rocks (BMC) - The Grade List, Eastern Peak Grit 100 VD- VS, Peak Gritstone S-HVS **+, Chatsworth to Bamford, Rockfax Eastern Grit (2015) Top 50, The Froggatt to Black Rocks 3 Star Pilgrimage.

oldhippy 05/Nov/16 2nd O/S
Capricorn One 05/Nov/16 2nd rpt
with Glen Stediver
dr_botnik 24/Oct/16 Lead rpt
with Mike W
Stroppy 22/Oct/16 Solo O/S
oli5896 09/Oct/16 Lead O/S
SSherborne 09/Oct/16 2nd O/S
with Oliver
mattgrange 08/Oct/16 Lead O/S

Very enjoyable despite the midgies

PanzerHanzler 08/Oct/16 2nd rpt
Gavdee1 02/Oct/16 Lead O/S
with Amy Devereux
Wizzy 24/Sep/16 Solo O/S
Hidden 24/Sep/16 Lead O/S
jackob 24/Sep/16 2nd
Hidden 24/Sep/16 2nd
Katsmiff 17/Sep/16 2nd O/S
with Edward Green
Hidden 11/Sep/16 2nd
Gambit 11/Sep/16 Solo O/S
with OlI
Graeme Hammond 10/Sep/16 Solo rpt

Route 8 of 9 edges challenge

Blod 09/Sep/16 Lead rpt
with Guy FK
cragtyke 07/Sep/16 2nd
with Nik
Mayaculpa 30/Aug/16 TR
with Mike Rotraxion
Hidden 14/Aug/16 Lead O/S
john lynch 14/Aug/16 Lead rpt
with chrisdjackson, Lewis Andrew
Circus 14/Aug/16 Lead O/S
chrisdjackson 14/Aug/16 2nd O/S
with John
Hidden 14/Aug/16 Lead O/S
Mike505 14/Aug/16 2nd
Hidden 13/Aug/16 Lead
Natalie Berry - UKC 13/Aug/16 2nd
slab_happy 10/Aug/16 Lead O/S
with Val
Hidden 07/Aug/16 2nd O/S
emc110502 07/Aug/16 Lead O/S
ColinD 07/Aug/16 2nd
Keith Swainson 06/Aug/16 2nd β
with Georgie
Georgie25 06/Aug/16 Lead
AlexD 23/Jul/16 Lead O/S
with Ed
Hidden 23/Jul/16 Lead O/S
Rob Jarratt 19/Jul/16 Lead

What a super route. I should have done it without a high side runner though.

with Liz Sell
runestone 19/Jul/16 Lead rpt
with LizS
Hidden 19/Jul/16 Lead O/S
nick244 03/Jul/16 Lead
Smeagol 03/Jul/16 2nd
with nick244
Neil Williams 03/Jul/16 TR
ben.phillips 18/Jun/16 2nd rpt

As part of the 10 edges challenge

Hidden 18/Jun/16 2nd
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.

Caroline_Schofield 30/May/16 -
Hidden 30/May/16 Lead rpt
chrismadar 28/May/16 Lead O/S

Did an alternate start from Cider Apple, was quite green and hard (unsurprisingly) but the arete itself was really nice.

AlistairBerridge 28/May/16 Lead O/S

Really nice climb

with Daniela Maria
kateharborne 28/May/16 2nd β
Hidden 20/May/16 2nd
SuperLee1985 15/May/16 Lead O/S

Super soft for VS (maybe because I like slabs) Loads of gear, plenty of jugs, the very top of the route features one of the best jugs I've ever used.

SamT1 15/May/16 2nd β
Hidden 15/May/16 2nd O/S
Hidden 15/May/16 2nd O/S
knighty 15/May/16 Lead O/S

A cracking climb that definitely had some spice (if you keep to the actual arete). Resisted temptation to keep close to the neighbouring vdiff!

with Tom Swift
jayray 14/May/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/May/16 Lead rpt
TimCul 08/May/16 Lead
Hidden 08/May/16 Lead O/S
Durkules 05/May/16 2nd
Hidden 05/May/16 2nd O/S
JHiley 05/May/16 Lead rpt
with Tim
samkat 05/May/16 Lead
with NinaR
Sime64 05/May/16 Lead O/S

Well protected with the right gear! (No 3 Camalot for crux)

with Louis - PCC
Hidden 05/May/16 Lead
Capricorn One 05/May/16 Lead O/S

Great climb, but a bit over-graded.

Neal Jobling 05/May/16 2nd
with Fran
Tim Cooper 05/May/16 2nd
with JHiley
stacey73 04/May/16 2nd
with Emma
Hidden 24/Apr/16 Solo rpt
FlavioL1989 22/Apr/16 Solo O/S
Gerlach 19/Apr/16 2nd
Fellmonkey 19/Apr/16 Lead
jamiejsn 17/Apr/16 Lead O/S

First VS lead! A soft and steady one at that with great gear and moves.

with Luke Weaver
Hidden 17/Apr/16 Lead O/S
Jonny Holmes 02/Apr/16 AltLd
with David Jackson
pingora 25/Mar/16 Lead O/S
Blueso 25/Mar/16 2nd
with Anna
B4tgirl 25/Mar/16 Lead O/S

Feels bold in parts but then you find a good hold just as you need it. Lovely climb.

with Tony
MusicalMountaineer 13/Mar/16 Lead O/S

Worth the stars. Not particularly difficult. But very very enjoyable. Gear, moves, and positions!

with Nik
Becks87 27/Feb/16 Lead rpt
atom 27/Feb/16 2nd O/S

Bold upper section on smears and rounded holds, enjoyable

peteJ23 10/Jan/16 Lead O/S
ajk-log ??/2016 Lead
louisr23 ??/2016 Lead O/S
Darron ??/2016 -
andyclimber 20/Dec/15 Lead rpt

2nd'ed this last time I came here. Been wanting to come back to lead it. Didn't expect to be doing that in December but the weather was kind and the climbing was great!

with Suzie
Hidden 20/Dec/15 2nd
Hidden 20/Dec/15 Lead
Hidden 20/Dec/15 2nd
guisboro andy 07/Nov/15 -

5 routes on 5 edges in a day

Hidden 22/Oct/15 TR
Hidden 10/Oct/15 Lead rpt
John Brayshaw 10/Oct/15 Lead rpt
with Dan
Eddie Shelbourne 10/Oct/15 2nd
with cheque
greedo 02/Oct/15 Lead O/S
with Jason porter
royle883 30/Sep/15 Lead β
bantamdave 27/Sep/15 2nd O/S
with Nigel
JanC 26/Sep/15 2nd
with Steve Bennett
Hidden 20/Sep/15 Lead O/S
alaster tonge 20/Sep/15 Lead O/S
with Assad Lahlou
Sophie Nunn 19/Sep/15 Lead O/S
with Rob, Mel B
Rob84 19/Sep/15 2nd rpt
with Rob Adie
fuzzysheep01 30/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with Noemie Ajenjo
samdickensuk 16/Aug/15 2nd O/S
pawel suhy 08/Aug/15 2nd O/S
with John Hillman PCC
Phil Layton 25/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with Phil Laxton
Hidden 23/Jul/15 Lead
Paul1 18/Jul/15 Lead O/S

I high winds made this good fun. First VS in a while so the found scary but the climbing is very nice.

with Nicole
Simoisfab 18/Jul/15 2nd O/S

Nice clime, Blind holds at the top but good ones.

adam clarke 17/Jul/15 2nd
with Adam Lynch
Wayne S 17/Jul/15 Lead
Hidden 17/Jul/15 2nd O/S
Edwin Han 11/Jul/15 2nd O/S
Hidden 11/Jul/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Jul/15 Lead
SGD 21/Jun/15 Lead O/S

Thought the bottom was the hard bit. lovely upper section in very high winds.

Peakphil 18/Jun/15 Lead O/S

Very nice VS, easy for the grade.

with Gill and Sparrow
Hidden 11/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Jun/15 Lead rpt
tom bre 09/Jun/15 Lead O/S


with Lizzie
Hidden 08/Jun/15 Lead
albarnett93 07/Jun/15 2nd O/S
with George Combe
Chris Sansum 07/Jun/15 Lead rpt

Didn't remember the route!

phildawson 07/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Jun/15 Lead
LovelyMrTom 06/Jun/15 Lead O/S

40+ mph gusting winds made the top a little more interesting!

with Chris Hague
Hidden 05/Jun/15 Solo O/S
BnB 05/Jun/15 -
amccann 04/Jun/15 2nd rpt
with Tom A
Calum Wadsworth 04/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Tom A
Teappleby 04/Jun/15 Lead
Le Chevalier Mal Fet 27/May/15 2nd
DanChad 27/May/15 Lead O/S

One of my favourite VSs

Stig 26/May/15 2nd rpt
with Pete and John
georgenvk 17/May/15 2nd rpt
Manc88 17/May/15 2nd O/S

Very easy in lower section, upper arete polished and takes a bit more thinking.

jmills94 17/May/15 Lead O/S

very mild at the grade but thrilling. the only blank section of the wall is far easier than it looks as your moving up for great holds. same with section above.

with michael
Mike505 17/May/15 2nd O/S
TobyA 16/May/15 2nd rpt
with TonyB
andyclimber 16/May/15 2nd O/S
Lukem6 16/May/15 Lead rpt
with tom perry, DANNY KRALL
Hidden 13/May/15 2nd
ju59 13/May/15 2nd
with Jez
Hidden 13/May/15 Lead
Hidden 13/May/15 2nd
Hidden 13/May/15 2nd
Hidden 11/May/15 Lead
max_chan 07/May/15 Lead rpt
with Irene - PCC
JHiley 07/May/15 2nd
with Robin
sjbrook 07/May/15 Lead O/S

Nice route.

with PCC
Hidden 04/May/15 Lead O/S
tebs 02/May/15 2nd
with Sam, Tim
HimTiggins 02/May/15 2nd rpt
with Bart
sgl 02/May/15 Lead
with tim, Bart
eburki1 01/May/15 2nd O/S
phillipjohnson 26/Apr/15 2nd
jamiev 18/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Callum Veitch
andy_e 18/Apr/15 Lead O/S

With high runner, placed from route to right.

Hidden 18/Apr/15 2nd
ben.phillips 18/Apr/15 2nd O/S
Hidden 10/Apr/15 2nd
BrynHeason 04/Apr/15 2nd O/S
with Matt Clarke, Aether Clarke, Dylan Heason, Matt Heason
Shannyb 20/Mar/15 Lead O/S

I was scared on this

Matt Harmon 10/Mar/15 Lead O/S
with Steph Hunter
amccann 10/Mar/15 Solo O/S
JoeMortimer 07/Mar/15 Lead
pimpy 07/Mar/15 Lead O/S
with Kirill, Pete A
Kirill 07/Mar/15 2nd rpt
Hidden ??/2015 -
Hidden ??/2015 -
adie84 ??/2015 -
dan_o_b ??/2015 Lead O/S
quickdrawmcraw 02/Nov/14 Lead
Hidden 02/Nov/14 2nd
RosieLynch 26/Oct/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 26/Oct/14 Solo O/S
aking12 26/Oct/14 Lead O/S
JessWilliams 26/Oct/14 2nd
OliverRoss 26/Oct/14 Lead
TobyA 25/Oct/14 2nd O/S

It felt like I have done this before, but can't find a record of when I did. Perhaps I'm just remembering doing Apple Crack?

with Jody
Jody 25/Oct/14 Lead O/S
with TobyA
cem 19/Oct/14 2nd rpt
Kirill 19/Oct/14 Lead O/S

Quite possibly I didn't step across early enough and missed one or two moves on the lower part of the arete. Maybe next time.

babymoac 19/Oct/14 2nd
oddtoast 12/Oct/14 2nd
with Gav
Deezel65 27/Sep/14 Lead O/S
cragtyke 27/Sep/14 2nd
with Ross
Senna 27/Sep/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 21/Sep/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 21/Sep/14 Solo rpt
royle883 14/Sep/14 Lead O/S

Beautiful climb, feels very exposed

Hidden 14/Sep/14 2nd
zzee83 14/Sep/14 Lead
with Steve
wyzfen 13/Sep/14 Lead O/S
stratandrew 07/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Dave Wylie
MatthewH 07/Sep/14 Lead O/S
JennieSkeoch 04/Sep/14 2nd
with Oliver
WhipperSnapper 04/Sep/14 Lead
stemill 24/Aug/14 Lead
with Mike Buddle
JemG 19/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Shaun Humpreys
mrginna 12/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Aug/14 2nd O/S
Marmoset 29/Jul/14 2nd O/S
Marmoset 29/Jul/14 2nd O/S
Marmoset 29/Jul/14 2nd O/S
Ali Mortazavi 27/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Rita
PanzerHanzler 27/Jul/14 2nd
Hidden 27/Jul/14 2nd β
Hidden 27/Jul/14 2nd
magik_bob 26/Jul/14 Lead
paul birch 26/Jul/14 -
Vanessa Simmons 23/Jul/14 2nd
with Pete
stevelismore 13/Jul/14 2nd O/S
with John PCC
john_ni 13/Jul/14 Lead rpt
matt.stevenson 04/Jul/14 Lead O/S
JEP 01/Jul/14 2nd rpt
Hidden 05/Jun/14 2nd
AndyPagett 31/May/14 2nd O/S

Continuous 4b moves. Will lead one day when I am feeling brave.

jonhowson 31/May/14 Lead O/S

Marvelous! Great climbing all the way. It is indeed mild in the grade but the exposure is great. Very quickly you're above the treeline admiring the splendid view. Sad when it was over. Big cams or hexes help for the belay.

with Milly, Andy Pagett
Hidden 18/May/14 2nd
ju59 18/May/14 2nd
with Leon
Hidden 17/May/14 -
ClareSenny 05/May/14 2nd
bwestwood 05/May/14 Solo
Hidden 05/May/14 Lead O/S
hotfeet 05/May/14 Lead
with StuartP, James
pie_eater_pete 05/May/14 Lead O/S
jason smeeth 05/May/14 2nd
georgenvk 04/May/14 Lead O/S
with Becks87
Becks87 04/May/14 TR O/S
Hidden 03/May/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/May/14 Lead
eduardo 03/May/14 2nd rpt
Hidden 30/Apr/14 2nd rpt
Charles Kinniburgh 22/Apr/14 2nd
with Mike, Pat
mol 19/Apr/14 2nd
with Jesse
farmerwad 19/Apr/14 Lead
with Mark
Hidden 16/Apr/14 Lead
darrencabowabo 15/Apr/14 Lead
Marmoset 15/Apr/14 2nd O/S

Flew up it this time, really enjoyed the exposure on the aręte lovely climbing

Lazytraveller 13/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Lukem6 13/Apr/14 Lead rpt
Jenny Monkey 13/Apr/14 2nd

tried to lead but freaked out in the wind!! Next time!!

MarkRoe 05/Apr/14 Lead O/S

A complete waterfall at the time, but an excellent route none the less.

kabutsu 05/Apr/14 2nd
with MarkRoe
Hidden ?/Apr/14 Solo
Hidden 21/Mar/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 17/Mar/14 Lead O/S
jrccrosby 15/Mar/14 Lead O/S
with Elsie
Hidden 09/Mar/14 Lead β
Andy Peak 1 08/Mar/14 Solo


dr_botnik 08/Mar/14 2nd O/S
with Andy
Hidden ?/Mar/14 Lead O/S
AlexxelA ?/Mar/14 Lead O/S
with Sarah
Hidden ??/2014 Lead
crossleysm ??/2014 Lead rpt
Lukem6 19/Dec/13 Lead

end of year treat

with sam d
markfairbank 22/Nov/13 Solo O/S
Hidden 16/Nov/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Oct/13 Lead
Andy Moles 26/Sep/13 Solo O/S
with -
jamie ward 04/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with Steve Smith
Hidden 02/Sep/13 Solo
Andysomething 30/Aug/13 2nd O/S
with Bruce Perry, Norman Bennett
Hidden 30/Aug/13 2nd O/S
cdpuk 26/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Richard Barnes, Lucy Evans
Anushka Puri 26/Aug/13 2nd dog
Harry Thorpe 26/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Anushka
KLucy 26/Aug/13 2nd
rohai545 22/Aug/13 Lead
with Chris Jones
alp79 18/Aug/13 Lead rpt

Not onsight, seconded last year.

with Rosa, Jonny Ashton
masa-alpin 11/Aug/13 2nd rpt
Pixie-Andy 11/Aug/13 Lead
with Masa
Chalky Cat 10/Aug/13 2nd O/S
with Chris, Dom
Simon Caldwell 04/Aug/13 2nd rpt

Carmen's lead

with Dave D, Carmen
Hidden 04/Aug/13 Lead rpt
Hidden 04/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Martin Bagshaw 04/Aug/13 2nd O/S
with Jamie Vince, Richard Apthorp
Hidden 04/Aug/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 20/Jul/13 Lead
mikealexpayne 16/Jul/13 2nd
DaveInPortwood 16/Jul/13 -
James Oakes 14/Jul/13 Lead O/S
chili-d 14/Jul/13 2nd
with James Oakes, Poz
Hidden 11/Jul/13 2nd
Hidden 11/Jul/13 Lead
shaunhumphreys 07/Jul/13 Lead O/S

in ridiculous heat, sweaty!!!

Leonhamnett 07/Jul/13 2nd
rohai545 05/Jul/13 Lead
with Helen
ht543 05/Jul/13 2nd
with Krish
rohai545 02/Jul/13 Lead
with Ross Morton
Hidden 02/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Jul/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 16/Jun/13 Lead rpt
rich_hw 09/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Nikki
hazeysunshine 09/Jun/13 2nd rpt
with Joan, Claire
ayuplass 09/Jun/13 2nd
with Joan, hazel
mapperley samurai 08/Jun/13 2nd

A great first VS lead for Ben.

with Ben Moss
darrencabowabo 07/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Marmoset 07/Jun/13 2nd O/S
john lynch 07/Jun/13 Lead
with ed luke
davewsargent 05/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with pete bush
MikeDowsett 05/Jun/13 2nd
TonyF 05/Jun/13 Lead
Hidden 02/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Jun/13 2nd
Hidden 02/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Jun/13 Lead O/S
suffolknick 01/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with lou
Hidden 01/Jun/13 Lead O/S
jimbonfire 26/May/13 -
thomb 26/May/13 Lead O/S

absolutely lovely route

with Jess
Col Kingshott 26/May/13 Lead O/S
valentinesbabe 22/May/13 2nd O/S

Charley's lead. Shame that the start repeats Apple Crack but nice top half.

Tithe Technique 22/May/13 TR O/S
charley 22/May/13 Lead rpt
with Ange
Hidden 12/May/13 Lead
Hidden 12/May/13 2nd
Le Chevalier Mal Fet 07/May/13 Lead O/S

lead this 3-4 times in the past 20 years. It just seems to get better every time I do it.

Reds 06/May/13 Lead O/S
althesin 06/May/13 2nd O/S
schristophersmith 06/May/13 2nd O/S
MPSBunny 06/May/13 Lead O/S

Felt really exposed at the top which wasn't helped as I ran out of cams for the top break and had to place my red hex in a horizontal break. Pulled ropes after my lead and Tom lead on my gear with a borrowed cam from some other guys. Cherelle seconded up but left the cam and hex which the guy who followed up afterwards said was bomber!

with Cherelle Fielding, Tom Luff
giuly 06/May/13 2nd dog
with Neil Shephard, Chris Saunders
Hidden 06/May/13 Lead β
Hidden 06/May/13 2nd rpt
ajc 05/May/13 Lead rpt
with Mel, Morri
Hidden 30/Apr/13 2nd
eel 30/Apr/13 Solo O/S
john max 30/Apr/13 2nd
with Bob Brown
Thinker01 28/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Sally Entwistle
Hidden 27/Apr/13 2nd O/S
Rob84 27/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Lou Ramsden, Tim Ashlin
Hidden 20/Apr/13 Lead rpt
Jimbo C 20/Apr/13 Lead O/S

Brilliant. I had a grin on my face on the top arete. Amazing friction. One of the best line around.

with Pete
Hidden 20/Apr/13 2nd
Hidden 20/Apr/13 2nd rpt
rurp 16/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Apr/13 2nd
jkarran 14/Apr/13 Lead
with Aly
Ramblin dave 13/Apr/13 2nd rpt


with Paul B
cem 13/Apr/13 2nd rpt
Paul Baxter 13/Apr/13 Lead
with Charles
Jackwd 07/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Scott
herrettscott 07/Apr/13 2nd O/S
with Jack
Hidden 06/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Sam Cooke 06/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Jay Conlon
Droyd 06/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Chris Marsden
Jay C 06/Apr/13 2nd O/S
SteveHi 06/Apr/13 2nd O/S
C May ?/Apr/13 2nd
with Tim
Longsufferingropeholder ?/Apr/13 Lead
with C May
the power 05/Mar/13 Lead O/S
with deacon
Tanya Savage 03/Mar/13 Lead

Great route, chuffed to have led it. Tiny cam much appreciated.

Neil Pacey 03/Mar/13 2nd rpt
oi_now 28/Feb/13 Lead O/S
with slim bert
kwaidy 23/Feb/13 2nd
with sting
sting 23/Feb/13 Lead O/S
with kwaidy
adam clarke 13/Jan/13 Lead O/S
with James Hulme
brownie mike ??/2013 Lead
mikealexpayne ??/2013 2nd
AlanPedrick ??/2013 -
climbercrab ??/2013 Lead O/S

first vs lead

hazeysunshine 21/Oct/12 2nd rpt
with Val P
UnkArl 21/Oct/12 Lead O/S
with Christina, Debbie
Debs 21/Oct/12 2nd
with Karl
kcollender 20/Oct/12 Lead
danoflynn 20/Oct/12 Lead O/S
Andrew Barker 20/Oct/12 2nd
Charley Carpenter ?/Oct/12 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Oct/12 2nd
Hidden ?/Oct/12 Lead
Gary A S 17/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Clio
Clee 17/Sep/12 2nd
with Gary
JonBray 15/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Charlie
Pero 15/Sep/12 Lead
Dan Geh 08/Sep/12 2nd O/S
AMJ098 08/Sep/12 Lead
with Dan Geh
andybirtwistle 03/Sep/12 2nd
with Keith Lonsdale
climbingrev 03/Sep/12 Lead rpt

Brilliant Fun. Only one slightly thoughtful bit - the rest a dream.

keith Lonsdale 03/Sep/12 Lead
Jake Young 02/Sep/12 Solo O/S
franhammond92 02/Sep/12 2nd
JHiley 02/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Jenny Clarke ?/Sep/12 Lead rpt
with alan
Nevil ?/Sep/12 2nd
with Mike
Hidden ?/Sep/12 Lead
Mike Bayley 12/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with John Sellars
Ceridwen 07/Aug/12 2nd O/S
with Pete Staves
Dan Vaj 05/Aug/12 Lead dog
with Jonathon Clark
Hidden 28/Jul/12 Lead
Hidden 28/Jul/12 2nd O/S
mheyes101 28/Jul/12 Lead
Hidden 27/Jul/12 2nd
Lukem6 27/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Jul/12 Lead
Carling 41 20/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Jul/12 Lead
RichyBOYY 15/Jul/12 Lead
Dafydd Llywelyn 20/Jun/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 20/Jun/12 Solo
cookacat 20/Jun/12 Solo O/S
with Dafydd
Hidden 14/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Rob Davies 04/Jun/12 Lead

Discovered that it's OK when you move R at 10 m, not 5 m!

tiga271 02/Jun/12 Lead
with Dave
Hidden ?/Jun/12 2nd
pebbles 27/May/12 Lead

led, belayed x5, then repeated on second up the direct start

with anna, james meredith, alastair, helen meredith, dave shield
Alex 74 25/May/12 2nd
with Dave m
Hidden 24/May/12 Lead O/S
Fragmod 23/May/12 Lead
Hardcore Pat 23/May/12 Lead O/S
with Steve Fletch
ChuckstarUK 22/May/12 Lead O/S
David Kay 22/May/12 Lead O/S
with Chris Moore
JEP 22/May/12 Lead
Hidden 22/May/12 2nd
Andy Hardy 22/May/12 Lead O/S
Barry D 22/May/12 Lead
with Juan
Hoyes 22/May/12 Lead O/S
Hoyes 22/May/12 2nd rpt
with Charles T
Batt 22/May/12 2nd O/S
Juan Ruiz 22/May/12 2nd
Hidden 18/May/12 Lead
Hidden 17/May/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 17/May/12 Lead O/S
Neil Rodgers (PCC) 17/May/12 Lead O/S

Love it

with Marilyn
john max 17/May/12 Lead
with Sally
chrisbussell 15/May/12 Solo
al123 12/May/12 Solo O/S
sopaz 12/May/12 2nd
Palmer 12/May/12 Lead
Oceanic 11/May/12 -
Hidden 06/May/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/May/12 Lead O/S
John O'Donnell 05/May/12 2nd O/S
with Hazel Stevens
Bry 05/May/12 Lead dnf
Jules Lane ?/May/12 Lead O/S
with Mynydd Sharon
AndrewJamesCherry 21/Apr/12 Lead O/S

Loved the exposure

disturbed_one51 08/Apr/12 Lead
with Denise Chandler, Juliet Bate, Wee man
JJB 08/Apr/12 2nd
Jonathan Hall 08/Apr/12 2nd
HB1 01/Apr/12 Lead rpt
with KB
Hidden 01/Apr/12 Lead rpt
Hidden ?/Apr/12 Lead
Hidden 25/Mar/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 25/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Feb/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 04/Feb/12 Lead
Hidden ?/Feb/12 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Feb/12 2nd
ash longreach ??/2012 Lead


Hidden ??/2012 -
Hidden ??/2012 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2012 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2012 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Nov/11 2nd O/S
robaj 03/Nov/11 Lead O/S

Placed terrible gear and as a result it felt quite scary further up. Ultimately easy moves though, once committed.

Whealiebob 25/Oct/11 2nd rpt
Hidden 22/Oct/11 -
hazeysunshine 16/Oct/11 2nd rpt
with GT
andyjirvin 07/Oct/11 Lead O/S

Good warm-up. Nice slab and arete climbing. Mostly padding up, nice positions after the start.

GermanAlex 02/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Stu, Robby
Hidden 02/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Emma-Louise Anderson 02/Oct/11 Lead O/S

Lovely, with some interesting moments saved for the top!

mike_hough_uk 02/Oct/11 2nd
Hidden 02/Oct/11 2nd
andrew hammond 02/Oct/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 02/Oct/11 2nd
jack adams 02/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with andrew
chri55ie 02/Oct/11 Lead O/S
oddessy_uk 01/Oct/11 TR O/S
hailtryfan ?/Oct/11 Lead O/S
charley 30/Sep/11 2nd rpt
with Clare
Hidden 24/Sep/11 2nd
charley 24/Sep/11 Solo O/S
ffdalton 11/Sep/11 2nd
with Dean Dalton
Mark Salter 09/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Calder 02/Sep/11 Lead O/S
with Mike B
tompilgrem 22/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Dad
bobpilgrem 22/Aug/11 2nd O/S

Fantastic route- must be one of best easy lines in the Peak.

with Bob/Tom
helios 18/Aug/11 2nd

Midge clouds galore!!

with Katy Coutts
katyc 18/Aug/11 Lead O/S

Lovely climb. Poor belayer got very midged!

Hidden 09/Aug/11 2nd O/S
cloneragan 08/Aug/11 Lead O/S

Really lovely route. Felt bold and airy at the top, especially in the wind, even though well protected.

glennofsheff 08/Aug/11 Lead β

Led after belaying partner then abseiling down to clean route instead of seconding . Worth the effort as the route wouldnt have had the same excitement also the wind added an extra thrill on the last couple of moves . Good route.

stuaart 07/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Sandra McCabe, Neil Redgrave
RalphC 30/Jul/11 Lead
with Caroline
bigdan050 28/Jul/11 Lead
with ash green, Tosh
The Reaper 24/Jul/11 Lead O/S
pog100 23/Jul/11 2nd
with Cath Walton
Andrew Sloan 15/Jul/11 2nd O/S

Climbed in approach shoes.

with Steve Grove
Hidden 12/Jul/11 2nd rpt
climbingrev 10/Jul/11 Lead O/S

As the guide says "why does this feel so bold"? Nice climb with good footwork on great rock, but it does feel bold. A fall from just before the last break would be quite long!

Becky E 10/Jul/11 Lead rpt
with Marilyn
Gary A S 05/Jul/11 2nd O/S
with Gordon, Hugh
jumpingjimminy 02/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Ellie
daviesp2 02/Jul/11 2nd
with Tom
Curly Rich 02/Jul/11 2nd O/S
with GMC Tim C
freemanTom 02/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Paul Davies
teamrob 02/Jul/11 2nd
with Dan
Hidden 02/Jul/11 Solo O/S
wahniel 02/Jul/11 Lead O/S

overrated. One-move-wonder in admittedly nice spot.

with Robin Hoffmann
bencole ?/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Dad
jon_gill1 29/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Jun/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 26/Jun/11 2nd
milkyjoe 26/Jun/11 2nd
with terry
Hidden 26/Jun/11 2nd rpt
Steven Andrews 19/Jun/11 Lead O/S

Even better the second time round

with Marco
jkarran 19/Jun/11 2nd
with Simon
Mike Tutt 09/Jun/11 2nd
Hidden 02/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Jun/11 2nd
Hidden 01/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Barry D 01/Jun/11 2nd
with Paul J
JEP 01/Jun/11 2nd
Brannock 01/Jun/11 Lead
lxg613 ?/Jun/11 Lead
Jim Brownlow 28/May/11 2nd O/S
with Sarah Marks
Ewano 25/May/11 Lead O/S
Graeme Hammond 23/May/11 2nd rpt
Hidden 23/May/11 Lead
Pilch 21/May/11 2nd rpt
with Graham, Ed
Jim Malo 21/May/11 Lead rpt
with Mark
Hidden 21/May/11 Lead rpt
Raggar 16/May/11 2nd
with Stefan S, Jon B
Hidden 15/May/11 2nd
Steven Andrews 15/May/11 Lead O/S
with Ben, Rachel Berkowitz
Mikael 14/May/11 Lead
Jim Malo 14/May/11 2nd O/S
Adrian Daniels 01/May/11 Lead
with John Parrott, Steve Webster
AlexRenshaw 01/May/11 2nd
with Ted Lister, Thomas Renshaw
geddicakes 30/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with James Restorick
Hidden 29/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Apr/11 Solo
Hidden 25/Apr/11 Solo O/S
allyrocke 23/Apr/11 2nd O/S
Liam Ingram 23/Apr/11 Lead O/S
climbing_wiggy 17/Apr/11 2nd β
with Leon
Lenny 17/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Paul
The Bad Cough 16/Apr/11 Lead O/S
jon22 16/Apr/11 2nd
Bob M 12/Apr/11 Lead
Laurence Everitt 12/Apr/11 2nd O/S
with Cocky
adam coxsell 12/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Norman_P_W 12/Apr/11 2nd
with Bob M
ElBarto 10/Apr/11 Lead β

First VS lead, very, very good climb. Take cams in medium sizes. Jo belayed but Tony seconded.

with Anthony Ward, Joseph Toller
jo86 10/Apr/11 Lead
martin one 10/Apr/11 Lead rpt
with dave knight
MD 09/Apr/11 2nd
with Roger
Rhythm24 09/Apr/11 Lead β
with Hannah
M_W_Court 03/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Sam Ash 02/Apr/11 Lead O/S
pmurdy 02/Apr/11 2nd O/S
pete1993 02/Apr/11 Lead
ilarge 02/Apr/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 02/Apr/11 Lead rpt
Hidden ?/Apr/11 -
metal arms 27/Mar/11 Lead O/S
luckywally 27/Mar/11 2nd O/S

Really lovely climb!

Brannock 26/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Mar/11 2nd O/S
Dave Mason 23/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Trev Tatler
Hidden 20/Mar/11 Lead O/S
catblack 19/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Skippy
Hidden 19/Mar/11 Lead
kitkat78 18/Mar/11 2nd rpt
with Graham P
alexrankine30 12/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Dad
Hidden 06/Mar/11 2nd
john lynch 06/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Neil Elmore, Luke Dickens
cem 06/Mar/11 Lead rpt
Hidden 05/Mar/11 2nd O/S
tallsop 02/Mar/11 Lead
with terry
Milne 02/Mar/11 2nd rpt

with a freshly broken wrist in 3 places after falling down a bloody hole 20 mins before!

alasdair19 ??/2011 -
tommymace ??/2011 -
KRYSTLE M ??/2011 -
GuyM ??/2011 -
PAJames ??/2011 -
PAJames ??/2011 -
PAJames ??/2011 -
PAJames ??/2011 -
gingerwolf 11/Dec/10 Lead O/S
madguernseyboy 31/Oct/10 Lead O/S
martin one 31/Oct/10 2nd rpt
with lucy and brendon
Wildstyle 31/Oct/10 2nd O/S
Jonathan Hall 17/Oct/10 Lead

Great route, loved it.

with Rob Collett
Slarti B 10/Oct/10 Lead O/S

Lovely climb

with Alistair
Slarti B 10/Oct/10 2nd β

Lead it first, then seconded Ali

with Alistair
Jeremy Wilton 10/Oct/10 2nd O/S

Nice rounded bits - but all there

with Anne Wynn, Mark Readman
krikoman 10/Oct/10 Lead O/S

Nice climb with great aspect.

with Anne Wynn, Jez Wilton
Hidden 09/Oct/10 Lead
bvilsue 09/Oct/10 2nd

RachaelB - Lead - 09/Oct/10 with Beatriz

Guy Atkinson 07/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with Ben Silvestre
mark20 25/Sep/10 Solo rpt
RalphC 25/Sep/10 Lead
with Ali
bigdrew 25/Sep/10 Solo rpt

Previously done, but couldn't remember any of the climbing

with Mark R
ElvisLeg 25/Sep/10 Lead O/S
with Lee Harris
barney@helmshore 25/Sep/10 2nd
with simon
Hidden 25/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Ollie B 21/Sep/10 Lead O/S
with M.Rankine
PanzerHanzler 06/Sep/10 Lead rpt
DaNo123 06/Sep/10 Lead
with jon boy
antmorgan1991 06/Sep/10 2nd O/S
Steve J P 05/Sep/10 2nd
with BW
Bernie Wylde 05/Sep/10 Lead
with sp
madasten 05/Sep/10 2nd
with Rich
DaveFidler 01/Sep/10 TR O/S

Started up Cheeky monkey.

with Thomas Welch, Arron Quinn
Hidden 30/Aug/10 2nd O/S
Savlon 29/Aug/10 Lead
with Terry Gilbert
matthomas79 22/Aug/10 Lead β
with Simon Palmer
simeclimb68 22/Aug/10 2nd rpt
Tala M 22/Aug/10 Lead O/S

Had a bit of a long run out as Id already used the cam that fitted one of the breaks

ajc 08/Aug/10 Lead O/S
ayuplass 29/Jul/10 2nd
with miles
tebs 17/Jul/10 2nd O/S

Wonderful easy VS climbing after the direct start. Great rock and moves.

with Tim
HimTiggins 17/Jul/10 Lead rpt
with Bart
Ivan Muckle 17/Jul/10 Lead
Howard J 11/Jul/10 Lead rpt
Karl Wooffindin 09/Jul/10 Solo O/S

Stunning line.

Sankey 09/Jul/10 Lead
with Andy E
Sankey 09/Jul/10 Lead
with Andy E
Hidden 09/Jul/10 Solo β
mjeffery 05/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Scott McRae 04/Jul/10 Lead O/S

Better than High Neb Buttress. Very windy!

Hidden 04/Jul/10 Lead O/S
fatbuoybazza 04/Jul/10 2nd rpt
Hidden 04/Jul/10 2nd O/S
Nick1812P 03/Jul/10 2nd O/S
with Jamie
sims 03/Jul/10 Lead O/S


with Jonno
Hidden 02/Jul/10 Lead O/S
squidgebob 02/Jul/10 2nd O/S
with jamie, Nick
SteWatkins ?/Jul/10 -
AlexxelA ?/Jul/10 2nd O/S

Felt a bit precarious, but goood.

with Alex Williams
Jez 30/Jun/10 Solo O/S
wildrover220 27/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Royston Smith
Bex_M 27/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Duncan Dunbar
gordonday 26/Jun/10 Lead rpt
with clive
WalnutHorse 26/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Marti999 20/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Anna
Hidden 19/Jun/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 19/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Jun/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 19/Jun/10 Lead
Troi 12/Jun/10 2nd O/S
Neil Rodgers (PCC) 12/Jun/10 Lead O/S

A 'must do' route, recorded for Facebook. Vain - Yes

with Emma
Hidden 12/Jun/10 Lead
George Ormerod 12/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Old Roger
thebullmaster 04/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Ander
Ander 04/Jun/10 2nd
Neil Rodgers (PCC) 03/Jun/10 Lead O/S

First VS lead !

with David PCC
andrea83 03/Jun/10 Lead O/S

Easy. No better than some of the other climbs here, enjoyable but not 3 star

with Peak CC, Saffra
treg 01/Jun/10 2nd

Seconded guy some time in summer 2010

Hidden ?/Jun/10 2nd
Hidden ?/Jun/10 Lead
Hidden 31/May/10 Lead O/S
zappa 31/May/10 2nd O/S
emmafromSB 31/May/10 Lead
with zappa
Hidden 31/May/10 2nd O/S
hazeysunshine 31/May/10 Lead O/S
with Dave
John Pickles 25/May/10 Lead O/S
with Kieran Hodgson
Hidden 23/May/10 Lead O/S
Rhythm24 23/May/10 TR O/S
with Hannah
hannah burkitt 23/May/10 2nd O/S
with Simon
Hidden 23/May/10 2nd
Oceanic 22/May/10 -
riddle 22/May/10 Lead O/S
with Yasmina
Hidden 22/May/10 Lead O/S
howhard 22/May/10 2nd O/S
petegruf 22/May/10 Lead O/S
with brad j
Graeme Hammond 16/May/10 Lead rpt

remember this feeling hard the first time, no such problems today, very nice.

Graeme Hammond 16/May/10 Solo rpt

went a bit too high before going left on the lead so soloed the correct line, which wasn't any harder but slightly better :D

Hidden 16/May/10 2nd
Blisco 15/May/10 Lead
with Alison Stanley
rfdl100 15/May/10 Lead O/S
popebenedictus 13/May/10 2nd rpt
with Edd Rab
edd rab 13/May/10 Lead O/S
jshields 12/May/10 Solo

Also soloed many times in the past.

Shauna 04/May/10 2nd O/S
with john and chris
shaun walby 03/May/10 Lead O/S

stayed in the middle of the slab high up probably 4c the arete has better holds

with Phil West
Phil West 03/May/10 2nd rpt
with Shaun Walby
Hidden 02/May/10 2nd
Hidden 02/May/10 2nd
manwithacam 02/May/10 Lead

quite exposed the higher you get

with Sarah
Joe Noake 02/May/10 Lead O/S

good gear in the breaks, used large cam in the final one before the last move

Ed Throp 02/May/10 2nd O/S
with joe noake
Hidden ?/May/10 2nd O/S
smokeyj ?/May/10 Lead
Shauna 28/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Jules
JulesV 28/Apr/10 2nd
with Shauna Cunningham
James Chandler 25/Apr/10 2nd
jasonpm 24/Apr/10 AltLd O/S
with James
max_chan 24/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Lou
Ann S 22/Apr/10 2nd

Beautiful route -a real must do.

with Chris Tan
Monkey_Alan 18/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Cat Tabbner, Max Streeton
Hidden 17/Apr/10 Lead
ptigga 17/Apr/10 2nd
graphiclunarkid 17/Apr/10 Lead O/S

Great route - easy moves for the grade but I found the protection a bit sparse.

with ptigga
popebenedictus 16/Apr/10 Lead O/S
adrianscott 16/Apr/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 14/Apr/10 2nd rpt
Hidden 13/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Big Sender 13/Apr/10 Lead O/S

Nice route, shame about the polish - saw a group top roping the buggery out of it earlier in the day.

Ander 11/Apr/10 Lead

Best route I've done in the last year. Only spoiled by the loud mouth twats who thought we were off route by not being on the E4, and considered themselves worthy enough to pass condescending comment. C***s.

staceyjg 11/Apr/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 11/Apr/10 2nd O/S
minaturechris 11/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Stacey
Duck Egg 10/Apr/10 Lead O/S

Splendid. What a fantastic route. Lovely holds and moves and bomber gear. Wish it was three times as long.

with Jon Stewart
nathanlee 04/Apr/10 Solo O/S

awesome solo

Jeno ?/Apr/10 Lead RP
Hidden 06/Feb/10 2nd
Jamesb55 31/Jan/10 Lead
with John Slarke
nickcanute ??/2010 -
Dhcol ??/2010 2nd O/S

Great climb can get a little tricky to belay at top if lots of people are there because of lack of space.

with Myles
Monoaffe ??/2010 Lead β
Hidden ??/2010 2nd O/S
WendyT 26/Oct/09 2nd O/S
with James Marsh
Hidden 25/Oct/09 Lead O/S
WillCass 25/Oct/09 Lead β
with Si
Hidden 25/Oct/09 2nd rpt
Different Steve 18/Oct/09 2nd rpt
with Carol Fowles, Steve Gray
Hidden 17/Oct/09 Lead
staceyjg 17/Oct/09 2nd O/S
Neil Pacey 11/Oct/09 Lead O/S
Tanya Savage 11/Oct/09 2nd

Should have led. Gear OK and moves fine, not really a crux.

Sam1991 04/Oct/09 Lead rpt
with Malc and Mary-Eve
lithos 04/Oct/09 2nd
with cookie
Simon Caldwell 04/Oct/09 2nd rpt
with Carmen
Hidden ?/Oct/09 2nd
Hidden 26/Sep/09 Lead O/S
simon mitchie 25/Sep/09 Lead O/S
fatbuoybazza 21/Sep/09 Lead O/S
Philsy 20/Sep/09 2nd
with Nick P
Richard Hill 19/Sep/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 19/Sep/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Sep/09 2nd O/S
gethin_allen 15/Sep/09 Lead O/S

went over to the left earlier than was shown in the book and had to have a few goes to get in to the first break reversing back down on to the slab until i got it.

with Pete V
bobbarnes00 12/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with Richard Roberts
Hidden 05/Sep/09 Lead rpt
cat22 05/Sep/09 Lead rpt
with Mike
Alkis 05/Sep/09 2nd O/S
chrisclimber_1986 05/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with alkis
Barry D 16/Aug/09 Lead
with Trish
Mutl3y 08/Aug/09 Lead
with Clog
Clog 08/Aug/09 2nd
with Mutl3y
doogstrue 02/Aug/09 2nd
with phil & andy
tanssop 02/Aug/09 Lead rpt
with Andy & Paul
tanssop 02/Aug/09 2nd
with Andy & Paul
dangerousoldfool ?/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with CarlT
Hidden 25/Jul/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 12/Jul/09 Lead rpt
AsleepOnBelay 11/Jul/09 Lead β

nice clean lead after having messed it up a few months ago. Very satisfying :)

with Sarah Davis
Hidden 27/Jun/09 2nd O/S
Sam1991 25/Jun/09 Lead O/S

Nice route, hard for 4b in places i think.

with Andy J
bigdrew 23/Jun/09 2nd
Jim Slater 11/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Dave Fisher
Neil Rodgers (PCC) 11/Jun/09 2nd O/S
craigholloway 04/Jun/09 -
with Carrie Holloway, Cath Holloway, CameronH
Rampikino 31/May/09 2nd
with Cat and Shirley
JWB 30/May/09 Lead O/S
with Martin Harrell
Hidden 30/May/09 2nd
GPN 24/May/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 23/May/09 -
PieMan 10/May/09 2nd O/S

First VS, though only second, not lead. One for another day! Good exposure as you shuffle out to the arete from the crack.

with Jim
Hidden 02/May/09 Lead β
Kyuzo ?/May/09 -
Silum 25/Apr/09 -
with Tom
davidwright 25/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Sam
Hidden 25/Apr/09 2nd
JDDD 22/Apr/09 Lead
Steve Waters, Mynydd 21/Apr/09 Lead
with Jon Prager
Spoons 19/Apr/09 2nd O/S
with smokeyj
Hidden 18/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Apr/09 2nd dnf
Hidden 18/Apr/09 2nd
Hidden 15/Apr/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 15/Apr/09 Lead O/S
AsleepOnBelay 13/Apr/09 Lead dnf

Missed a crucial hold on the second to last horizontal break, got in a bit of a mess with the ropework as well. Backed off & hacked off!

with Sarah Davis
AsleepOnBelay 13/Apr/09 TR β

So after failing the lead I Tr'd this and found the hold I'd missed. Will be back to lead, very good route.

with Sarah Davis
Hidden 08/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Mark Collins 05/Apr/09 2nd O/S
with Neil Henson
Neil Henson 05/Apr/09 Lead O/S

Nice soft touch VS to get back into the swing of things after the winter. Thoroughly enjoyable.

with Mark Collins
RichardMc 05/Apr/09 Lead
with Mary Sealey, Tony Williams
Hidden 03/Apr/09 2nd
smokeyj ?/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Spoons
markytaylor 27/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with andy
frecro 27/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with malcolm h-s
Hidden 27/Mar/09 2nd rpt
tradguy 22/Mar/09 2nd O/S
with Rob Munday
mark20 21/Mar/09 Lead rpt
tiga271 21/Mar/09 Lead
with maria
Feeling bold 21/Mar/09 2nd O/S
dan gibson 18/Mar/09 Solo O/S
with AJ
Alfredo 17/Mar/09 Solo
Hidden 15/Mar/09 Lead O/S
cat22 14/Mar/09 2nd
with Mike
AJ007 13/Mar/09 Solo
Hidden 07/Mar/09 Lead O/S
swmackey ?/Feb/09 Lead
Hidden ??/2009 Lead
paul birch ??/2009 -
keith leonard ??/2009 -
stephenhartley ??/2009 2nd
drysori ??/2009 Lead
drysori ??/2009 Lead
drysori ??/2009 Lead
drysori ??/2009 Lead
Creep_pea 26/Dec/08 Lead β
with Olly, Nick
Macca_7 18/Nov/08 Solo O/S

Really nice route and actually dry as well

with Stacy McManus
Zoomer 19/Oct/08 Lead
Hidden 19/Oct/08 TR
Jules 210681 19/Oct/08 2nd
Hidden 12/Oct/08 Lead β
Tez29 12/Oct/08 Lead O/S
with Franky
Hidden 27/Sep/08 2nd
Chris Sansum 21/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with Duncan Bourne
Dinger 20/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with Kat
Hidden 14/Sep/08 Lead rpt
Hidden 07/Sep/08 2nd
Hidden 30/Aug/08 2nd rpt
tanssop 17/Aug/08 2nd
with Wayne
Yanis Nayu 17/Aug/08 Lead O/S

What a quality route, it felt pretty bold in the upper sections. Best route I've climbed so far.

with Phil Lucas
Another James 10/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with Jamie T
Hidden ?/Aug/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Jul/08 Lead O/S
stuckonarock 16/Jul/08 Lead dnf
with Matthew
mark20 13/Jul/08 2nd O/S
tiga271 13/Jul/08 Lead
with mark20
Hidden ?/Jul/08 -
donkster 25/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Jun/08 Lead O/S
markbenton 24/Jun/08 2nd
bridget143 23/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Brown
Twisty 17/Jun/08 2nd O/S
with Luke Evans & Andy Winters
Hidden 17/Jun/08 Lead O/S
bob3141 14/Jun/08 Lead

Worth every star!

Jesse Dufton 14/Jun/08 2nd
with bob3141
Oceanic 11/Jun/08 -
adam carless 08/Jun/08 Lead O/S

great fun, deserves its stars.

with Jon_nz
Graeme Hammond 31/May/08 2nd rpt
snowy owl 26/May/08 Lead
with Rosie Fuller
howlingbaboon 24/May/08 Lead rpt
with Chris FitzHugh and Pete Holden
Pilch 24/May/08 2nd
with Graham
Hidden 23/May/08 2nd
wwykeham 18/May/08 Lead O/S

Woohoo, first VS. And a damn nice one at that, although the gear was a little amusing. Damn good cam placement found where there wasn't really one.

paul_d 18/May/08 2nd
victim of mathematics 10/May/08 2nd rpt
with Jim
Slim Bert ?/May/08 Lead
with Nick
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 26/Apr/08 Lead O/S
with Jon Box
martin one 13/Apr/08 Lead
with Tony Ward
Chriswallis2 09/Feb/08 Lead O/S
with Jim
kenneM 02/Feb/08 Lead
with Ange Laycock
lowersharpnose 01/Jan/08 Lead
Hidden ??/2008 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2008 -
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
Hannah Moulton ??/2008 2nd
with Rob Middleton
LoopyLou ??/2008 Lead
with Helen Lear
RM199 ??/2008 -
chrisallan ??/2008 Lead O/S
MikeDowsett ??/2008 2nd
with John Harrison
D Berry 17/Nov/07 Lead O/S
with Claire Berry
alek 03/Nov/07 Lead O/S
catt 03/Nov/07 Lead O/S


with Heather
Hidden 03/Nov/07 2nd
zard 03/Nov/07 2nd
Stig 20/Oct/07 2nd O/S
with Jonathan Teale
Hidden 11/Oct/07 2nd rpt
Caralynh 11/Oct/07 Lead O/S
with PeakDJ
MeMeMe 07/Oct/07 Solo
djbeaumont 06/Oct/07 Lead O/S
with Trace
SecretSquirrel 06/Oct/07 Lead O/S
with Jon_nz
barrylong 03/Oct/07 Lead rpt

Did this again so Kathryn could have a fair crack at it in full daylight! Still a great route, and this time Kathryn topped out.

with Kathryn
Cactus-smollet 03/Oct/07 2nd RP
broccoligirl 03/Oct/07 2nd
with Iain C
Hidden 30/Sep/07 Lead rpt
FrankW 23/Sep/07 Lead rpt
with Giles H
russonly 23/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with Simon
John Brayshaw 16/Sep/07 2nd O/S
with Chris
MD 16/Sep/07 Lead
with Misha
chris skipton 16/Sep/07 Lead
Hidden 08/Sep/07 Lead O/S
Reaver2k 01/Sep/07 Lead O/S

Really very easy for a VS, whoever says it feels like a real VS is in for a hardtime elsewhere I think! I would give it HS 4b possibly. Gear every metre or so if you want it, practically no tricky moves and enormous handle holds when you want them! However easy it may do, it feels brilliant! Plenty of protection but in a quite exposed place especially with the huge gusts of wind we were dealing with! Only intimidating bit is the slab but rest is very pleasent. Had to sit at the top for probably an hour whilst Dad finished his climb and could follow me, along with Neil. Bloke at the top seemed nice enough! Only had one anchor to use though which I don't normally like doing!

with Dad, Neil, Matt
pog100 01/Sep/07 2nd
matthewjames 01/Sep/07 2nd O/S
jdgaventa 27/Aug/07 Lead
rayash 27/Aug/07 Lead O/S


with fenclimb
Hidden 27/Aug/07 2nd O/S
Hidden 26/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Aug/07 2nd
Hidden 23/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Aug/07 Lead O/S
barrylong 13/Aug/07 Lead O/S

Brilliant! Gear is very good, and arrives just in time. Fabulous finishing jug. Really nice moves all the way.

with Kathryn
Cactus-smollet 13/Aug/07 2nd dnf
ioboy 06/Aug/07 2nd
Tony Little 04/Aug/07 Lead O/S
with Claire
Hidden 04/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Aug/07 2nd O/S
PanzerHanzler 01/Aug/07 2nd O/S
with Pat Holborn
mooseloose 28/Jul/07 Lead O/S
with Jim S'
Harry The Owl 18/Jul/07 Lead O/S

Fabulous climb on a poor area.

with Jon Hobbs
Sidekick 10/Jul/07 Solo O/S
Pilch 03/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with Graham
EdShep 03/Jun/07 2nd O/S
with Pilch
Mtnexploits 02/Jun/07 2nd
with Stu Bertram
Petarghh ?/Jun/07 TR β
naughtybadboy 28/May/07 Lead
Hidden 20/May/07 2nd
malc 28/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Paul S
kitkat78 21/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Alastair H
howlingbaboon 08/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Ruthy
climbingpixie 08/Apr/07 2nd
with James
dannyboy83 06/Apr/07 Lead O/S
Chris Ellis 06/Apr/07 Lead
with Louise Pellett
cia05js 05/Apr/07 Lead O/S
dmoir 05/Apr/07 2nd O/S
with James Sexton
Different Steve 01/Apr/07 Lead rpt
with Pete Krug & Louise Farr
v.jester ?/Apr/07 Solo β

A bit cheat on the right arete on the crux I think so dont clame it like E4

with alex
gazfellows ?/Apr/07 Lead
Hidden ?/Apr/07 Lead
peter myers ?/Apr/07 2nd
with Rebecca Coles
climbingpixie 25/Mar/07 Lead O/S

Lovely friction and a crux that seems bloody hard for 4b. A must do route at this crag.

with Bluebrad
Hidden 25/Mar/07 2nd rpt
Howard J 11/Mar/07 Lead rpt
with Graham Harris
bendurance ?/Mar/07 Lead O/S

Should have solo'd this as it as well overgraded and a bit dissapointing as a result. I would give it HS 4a.

with JC
featuresforfeet 28/Jan/07 Lead O/S
with Fiend
steve taylor ??/2007 -
Adam Moroz ??/2007 Lead
Pete Horn ??/2007 -
with Graham and Mark
Andrew Barker ??/2007 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2007 Lead
9fingerjon ??/2007 Lead O/S
with David KISC
Hidden ??/2007 Lead
Mattyk 07/Oct/06 2nd
with John Marsham
mje1398 07/Oct/06 Lead O/S
with Dom and Jude
Hidden 01/Oct/06 Lead rpt
Jenny Clarke 21/Sep/06 Lead O/S
with Chris Carter
Hidden 18/Sep/06 Solo rpt
Hidden 18/Sep/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Sep/06 2nd O/S
timbanton ?/Sep/06 -
Ron ?/Sep/06 2nd
with Pete, Pete & Harry
Phil Jennings 30/Aug/06 Lead O/S
BazVee 12/Aug/06 2nd
with David & Martin
Hidden ?/Aug/06 2nd rpt
Alfredo ?/Aug/06 Lead
Phil1967 18/Jul/06 Lead O/S
with Dan
masa-alpin 02/Jul/06 Lead O/S

Belayed Andy in rain, while thunder storm was approaching fast, surrounded with many metal gear at the top of pinnacle… Very scary! Andy escaped to the right eventually, and we dashed to the lower ground. We had to stay for quite some time before the thunderstorm finally passed. An experience!

Pixie-Andy 02/Jul/06 2nd dnf

Lightning bolts stopped my climb!

with Masa
Howard J 11/Jun/06 Lead O/S
Rampikino 11/Jun/06 Lead
with MMC Various
Graeme Hammond 04/Jun/06 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/06 Lead O/S
thomasholyoak ?/Jun/06 2nd
with DS
gibbo38 28/May/06 Lead O/S
with martin
Sankey 09/May/06 Lead O/S
with Stuart
a_simecek ?/May/06 2nd
with Roger Mear, Alex Dyhouse
FrankW 30/Apr/06 Lead O/S
with Joe
Mark Riley 29/Apr/06 2nd
Hidden 24/Apr/06 Lead
Hidden 16/Apr/06 2nd O/S
peter myers ?/Apr/06 Lead
with David Leicester
climbingrick 18/Feb/06 Lead O/S
John Lisle ??/2006 -
John Lisle ??/2006 -
mr bounce ??/2006 -
mel holmes 17/Oct/05 Lead O/S
with Nancy Maitland
orge 09/Oct/05 Lead rpt
with Melanie Michon
Xav 02/Oct/05 Lead O/S
Ropeboy 18/Sep/05 Solo
Hidden 19/Jun/05 Lead
baldcoder 28/May/05 Lead O/S
with Little Old Lady
Si dH 15/May/05 Lead rpt
with Duncan Morrison
victim of mathematics 14/May/05 Lead O/S
Cornish Merlin 14/May/05 2nd
Hidden 18/Mar/05 Lead rpt
Dave Heaton ?/Mar/05 Lead
SteveM 09/Jan/05 Lead
with Tobs
alicia ?/Jan/05 2nd
with Jamie
Matt Bill Platypus ??/2005 Lead O/S
with Dave, Stu & Rachel
platt2000 ??/2005 Lead
Wayne S ??/2005 -
rob k 14/Nov/04 Lead O/S
Brown 09/Oct/04 Solo O/S
Bob M 01/Oct/04 Lead
with Chris Bristow
Alex Mason 26/Sep/04 Lead

runners fell out and everything

with kieth poskitt
Hidden 19/Sep/04 2nd rpt
Nicos 07/Sep/04 Lead O/S
with mark richardson
krikoman 05/Sep/04 2nd O/S
Owen W-G 28/Aug/04 Lead O/S

My first grit lead! Where are the holds?

with Jody
Whealiebob 06/Jun/04 2nd
with Chris
bigphil 06/Jun/04 Lead O/S
with Nick
mikej 18/May/04 Lead
with Rick Naylor
Budge 06/May/04 2nd rpt
Si dH ?/May/04 2nd O/S
with Stuart Fox
Hidden 25/Apr/04 2nd
Hidden 24/Apr/04 Lead O/S
cem 10/Apr/04 Lead O/S
with Natasha Geere
Sam and will ?/Apr/04 Lead O/S
with Anthony Bennett
Hidden 05/Oct/03 Lead rpt
Hidden 30/Aug/03 Solo O/S
Simon Caldwell 03/Aug/03 2nd rpt
with Carmen
gripped01 ?/Aug/03 Lead O/S
with Dan Graves
rob wmc 12/Jul/03 Lead O/S
with Pete
Hidden ?/Jul/03 2nd
Chris Davids ?/Jul/03 Lead O/S
with Reuben
Hidden ?/Jul/03 Lead
nickdonohue 30/Jun/03 Lead
lithos 29/Jun/03 Lead
Blod 29/Jun/03 Lead O/S
with Tony S
andybirtwistle 29/Jun/03 2nd
bigphil 21/Jun/03 Lead O/S
roverhead 04/May/03 2nd
Phil West 19/Apr/03 2nd rpt
with John Dittman
SteveM 13/Apr/03 Lead
with Roger, Monica
tradguy 30/Mar/03 2nd O/S
with Phil Loasby
Nigel Coe 22/Mar/03 2nd
with Mike Harris
Hidden ??/2003 Lead O/S
Monk ??/2003 Lead O/S
Milne ??/2003 Lead O/S


Hidden ??/2003 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2003 2nd
julian allen 31/Aug/02 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Jul/02 2nd
Hidden 29/Jun/02 2nd rpt
Hidden 19/Jun/02 2nd rpt
DerwentDiluted 11/Jun/02 Lead
with A. Murray
Darragh ?/Jun/02 -
with Rob
Hidden 25/May/02 Lead
Hidden 20/Apr/02 Solo rpt
Different Steve ?/Apr/02 2nd O/S
Hidden 24/Mar/02 Lead
Simon Caldwell ??/2002 Lead O/S
with Carmen
JuneBob ??/2002 2nd

Some random nice chap offered to lead us up this.

with Alison
Hidden ??/2002 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Oct/01 2nd O/S
nige pacer 09/Sep/01 Lead O/S
John Roe 29/Jul/01 2nd
with Nige Hughes
nigehughes ?/Jul/01 Lead
with John Roe
Dave Bond ?/Jun/01 Solo
PenJD ?/Aug/00 Lead O/S
with Roger Newman
Billg ?/Aug/00 Lead O/S
with Dave Gregory
chrishedgehog 18/Jul/00 Lead O/S
with Joe Thompson
Steve Pardoe 09/Apr/00 2nd

Superb line, moves near top are quite exposed - would love to lead it some day

with Youarsey / NWF Posse (uk.rec.climbing)
Hidden 09/Apr/00 Solo rpt
antroy 01/Apr/00 Lead
Mark Davies PK ?/Jan/00 Lead
with Laura
Hidden ??/2000 Lead O/S
marcoleptic ??/2000 Lead O/S
with Mel, Ben
alan moore ??/2000 -
tommytwotone 05/Sep/99 Lead O/S
Phil West 21/Aug/99 Lead rpt
with David Atherton
Hidden 21/Aug/99 2nd
Hidden 25/Jul/99 Lead
lost.arrow 11/Jul/99 Lead
with Gill Heartly
Hidden 03/Jul/99 Solo
Rich Malcolm 08/Jun/99 Lead O/S
with Andy Perry
Hidden 01/May/99 Lead O/S
buxtoncoffeelover ?/May/99 Lead
EllieWoods 11/Apr/99 2nd O/S
with Iestyn
Brian Rodgers ??/1999 Lead O/S
rlrs ??/1999 2nd
Nigel Coe ??/1999 Lead
with Ian Smith
dodders 27/Aug/98 2nd
with Dick Hargreaves
DafSWMC ?/Aug/98 2nd O/S
John Southworth ?/Aug/98 Solo O/S
with Dave Slater
Hidden 26/Jul/98 Lead O/S
Ropeboy 05/Jul/98 Lead
Budge 02/Jul/98 2nd rpt
with Carl Tiivas, Mike Oates
Hidden 10/May/98 2nd O/S
RobSimmo 18/Feb/98 Lead O/S
kato'sdad 18/Feb/98 2nd
Hidden 08/Feb/98 2nd
BruceW ??/1998 Lead O/S
rocktigger ??/1998 Lead O/S
with lee + shelby
Phil West 08/Nov/97 Lead O/S
with David Atherton
Hidden 27/Sep/97 Lead rpt
martroberts 20/Sep/97 Solo O/S
Budge ?/Aug/97 Lead O/S
with Alison Dudley, Adrian Fox
jim_randell 25/Jul/97 TR O/S
with RL, SR
brady 06/Jul/97 -
with John Cameron
chris sm ?/Jul/97 Lead O/S
with Dom Goodridge
five ?/Jul/97 Lead O/S
Colin Edwards 01/Jun/97 Lead
timreynolds 26/May/97 2nd
with Rob Clark
Hidden 24/May/97 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Apr/97 Lead rpt
Hidden 12/Apr/97 2nd
Jas66 ?/Apr/97 Lead O/S


craig h 02/Feb/97 2nd O/S
with Janet Hannah
Hidden ?/Sep/96 Lead
Hidden 13/Aug/96 Solo
andy tetsill ?/Aug/96 Lead
Strong Steve 28/Jul/96 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Jun/96 2nd
tlr 12/Apr/96 Solo
with Andy W
Hidden 17/Sep/95 Lead RP
Gordon Stainforth 13/Aug/95 Lead
with Mick --, Katrina
Hidden 26/Jul/95 Lead
Yourlead 12/Jun/95 2nd
with Graham Penny
andrewbooth1000 07/May/95 2nd
with Ed Lewis
colin milton 04/May/95 2nd
with eric milton
Hidden 12/Feb/95 2nd β
Hidden ??/1995 -
Rog Wilko ?/May/93 Lead
with Debbie Wilkinson
Guy ??/1993 Lead
Roget 27/Jun/92 Solo rpt
WB ??/1992 Lead O/S
Rich Kirby 23/Jun/91 Solo
with Andy Mackay
Hidden 28/Apr/91 Solo
Stoney Boy 30/Mar/91 2nd
with Colin Hughes
Ian Archer 31/Aug/90 2nd O/S
with Robert Mirfin
NickJH ?/Jul/90 2nd
with I Smith
Laramadness 26/Jun/90 Lead O/S
Raggar 06/May/90 Lead
with Steve B
tapley 16/Apr/90 -
Nick Rundall ??/1990 2nd O/S
DaveHo ??/1990 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Sep/89 2nd
Hidden 30/Apr/89 Lead rpt
Roget 09/Apr/89 Lead O/S
with jim
Hidden ??/1989 Lead
Pete Pozman ?/Aug/88 Lead β
with John Byrne
babymoac 29/May/88 2nd
with MTW
goi.ashmore 28/May/88 Solo O/S
Iain Thow 12/May/88 Lead


with Steve di Ponio
J R R Hartley ?/May/88 Lead O/S
with Pete Beasley
Chris the Tall ?/Apr/88 Lead O/S
uphillnow ?/Apr/88 Solo

again 10/9/16

Hidden ?/May/87 2nd O/S
steve prior ?/Jul/86 Lead
with Sam M
Hidden 29/May/86 Lead
Hidden ??/1986 -
sadams 03/Nov/85 2nd
with Mark Bonham
Hidden 26/Oct/85 2nd
Hidden 13/Oct/85 Lead
malc 20/Jul/85 Lead O/S
charlesmfrench 19/Jul/85 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/May/85 Solo
andy gittins ??/1985 -
Rob Davies ?/May/84 Lead dnf

Baffled me for years - old guidebook said gain arête at 3 m, which isn't 4c

with Mick Moss
mark-abz 19/Aug/83 TR
Mark Kemball 08/Jan/83 Solo
andy tetsill ?/May/80 Lead
with Rob Kevan
paul__in_sheffield ??/1980 Lead
Ghastly Rubberfeet ??/1979 Lead
Nigel Bond 20/Nov/77 Lead
with Tony Cuddy
Hidden 29/Oct/77 Solo O/S
Hidden 29/Oct/77 Solo
Hidden 17/Apr/77 Lead
RichardMc 07/Nov/76 Lead
with Betty Seifert
RichardMc 20/Jun/76 Solo
RichardMc 06/Jul/75 2nd
with Betty Seifert
rogerskews ?/Apr/72 -
with Various
mikej 26/Oct/69 Lead
with E
mikej 26/Jan/69 Solo
with Wil Hurford
Andy Say ??/1969 Solo
mikej 24/Nov/68 Lead
with E
mikej 06/Oct/68 Lead
with Des Arnold, Helen Sargent
RichardMc 26/Feb/67 2nd
with Ian Stromberg
mikej 18/Feb/67 Lead

At last.

with Nigel Sumner
mikej 16/Jul/66 TR
with Keith Gregson
mikej 30/Aug/65 TR
with Paul Richardson
Hidden ??/0000 Lead O/S
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