Rockfax Description
Skip up the right-hand wall as for The Funnel then try to make elegant progress up the awkward crack above and right using anything that works. The steep left arete is The Dancer, E1 5c. © Rockfax

FA. Eric Byne early 1930s

Ticklists: Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs, Froggatt to Black Rocks (BMC) - The Grade List, Eastern Peak Grit 100 VD- VS, All trad climbs at Birchen Edge.

erkershaw 20/Aug Lead O/S
with Women's Trad Fest
keitht 15/Aug Solo
Jeremy Wilton 25/Jul Lead rpt

Awkward - can't believe Rich sent me up this as my first outdoor lead all those years ago!

with Alex Wilton
Hidden 20/Jul Solo O/S
Marl 16/Jul Solo O/S
Hidden 12/Jul Solo
charvey 02/Jul Solo O/S
Si_De 25/Jun 2nd
with Dominic Wu
manosand 24/Jun 2nd
with Chris KM
kingborris 19/Jun Lead O/S
with Lindsey
BillyR 16/Jun Lead O/S
with Loch
StuA 27/May Lead O/S
Hidden 27/May Lead O/S
Andyjharper 07/May Lead O/S
with Chris delaney
richardbaxter 30/Apr Lead O/S
with Daniel Marsden, Cooper
TPitty89 29/Apr 2nd
with Adam Harris
Browny 15/Apr 2nd O/S

The top crack isn't pleasant

petegunn 11/Apr Solo
with Davina
sting 02/Jan Solo O/S

Tight squeeze after the festive excess

rowlandh 27/Nov/16 2nd
with matt price
Matico 27/Nov/16 Lead O/S

Fell off the green arête before placing, nearly broke a leg.

with Holly
Phil West 23/Oct/16 Lead O/S
with Chris Tan
Pete_Mosely 08/Oct/16 Lead O/S
with Martyn
PeteH 30/Sep/16 Solo O/S
iWoody5025 24/Sep/16 2nd O/S
with hoops
Matthoop91 24/Sep/16 Lead O/S
Tommo0930 24/Sep/16 Lead
galyer895 19/Aug/16 Lead O/S
with Gaz
Harry Hall 15/Aug/16 -
Hidden 14/Aug/16 TR
SophieAStanley 13/Aug/16 Lead O/S
with Callum
tedswag 13/Aug/16 Lead O/S
Derek Furze 11/Aug/16 2nd
with Leigh Harrison
James Oakes 10/Aug/16 Solo O/S
Hidden 08/Aug/16 Lead O/S
Lev 08/Aug/16 2nd O/S
with Helen Ross, Adrian Ross, Emma Ross
jungle 06/Aug/16 -
with Paul Mcarthy
Capricorn One 23/Jul/16 Lead O/S
climbingrev 23/Jul/16 Lead rpt

Trickier than I remembered - made mistake of going too far right - read the guide next time!

with Ian (Morgan's)
George Killaspy 23/Jul/16 Solo O/S
simeclimb68 20/Jun/16 Solo rpt
bedmaster_3000 28/May/16 Lead O/S

I led first, abbed and cleaned, then Zim led while Pete Woody Seconded.

Hidden 28/May/16 Lead O/S
lecko 20/May/16 Lead
with Will
antonyeggleshaw 14/May/16 TR O/S
avmpsycho 09/May/16 Lead O/S
with Che
papasmurf 09/May/16 2nd
with Simon Stokes
Hidden 08/May/16 2nd
Amyjane 08/May/16 2nd
Hidden 30/Apr/16 2nd rpt
John R Coller 24/Apr/16 Lead O/S
JessWilliams 17/Apr/16 2nd
with Mum, Dad
dsgarner 17/Apr/16 2nd O/S
Jack00 17/Apr/16 Solo O/S
Becky 17/Apr/16 Lead O/S
Fistmcbeefpunch 10/Apr/16 2nd O/S
with Tim
Timg1990 10/Apr/16 Lead
paulsross 03/Apr/16 2nd
with Phil Biglands
atom 02/Apr/16 Lead O/S
Becks87 02/Apr/16 2nd O/S
eastonator 25/Mar/16 Lead O/S
with Tom Swift, LA Wray
Lawray 25/Mar/16 TR O/S
mrteale 17/Mar/16 Solo O/S
Stroppy 13/Mar/16 Solo O/S
robbie morse 21/Feb/16 Lead

had previously rained a bit but wind dried the rock out nicely, managed placement of one cam before chimney. great climb

Hidden 21/Feb/16 2nd O/S
the power 28/Jan/16 Solo
Hidden ??/2016 -
Ashley King 08/Nov/15 Lead

Recently been raining so a vert wet climb, not the most pleasant. If I'm brutally honest i nearly turned the rock brown. Was very happy to get to the top.

with Freya, Timpsy, Alex
avmpsycho 25/Oct/15 2nd
with Che
Hidden 06/Oct/15 TR
alaster tonge 19/Sep/15 Solo O/S
benny_m 13/Sep/15 Lead rpt
with Su
Hidden 09/Sep/15 Lead O/S
Palmer 09/Aug/15 Lead
with Sarah
Hog Dog 27/Jun/15 2nd O/S
with Andy Howell, Finn Box
Hidden 18/Jun/15 Solo O/S
gaz3212 16/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Prof. Outdoors 11/Jun/15 2nd
with Simon, Lorna
MarcyBoy87 07/Jun/15 Lead
with Scott W
TomYates 07/Jun/15 Solo O/S
buxtoncoffeelover 04/Jun/15 Solo
cactus111 ?/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with robin harris
Fellmonkey 26/May/15 Lead
s.rogers 21/May/15 2nd
P Rogers 21/May/15 Lead O/S

Agree on this grade for the slab start , but will take the Eastern Grit S grade for a harder start in the corner !

with Sue
Jeremy Wilton 10/May/15 2nd O/S

Second this time - this was bold for my first outdoors climb in 2004!

with Richard Brown
Hidden 10/May/15 Lead O/S
stacey73 ?/May/15 2nd
with Emma
SamT1 26/Apr/15 2nd β
with Simon Gale
katiet 19/Apr/15 2nd
Steve Shorrock 19/Apr/15 Lead O/S
amccann 08/Apr/15 Solo O/S
gemmaT 06/Apr/15 Lead O/S

got a bit stuck with no cams but manged to wedge some hexes in and brave the move up the crack

Hidden 28/Mar/15 2nd O/S
Hidden 07/Mar/15 2nd O/S
Hidden 07/Mar/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Mar/15 2nd
Robin Nichols 09/Feb/15 Solo O/S
the power 08/Feb/15 Solo
alijam42 ??/2015 2nd
craig.england1 ??/2015 Lead
Hidden ??/2015 Lead
dan_o_b ??/2015 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2015 -
John Higgs 09/Dec/14 Solo O/S
with Caitlin Bell
Allan Watson 06/Dec/14 2nd
with Connor
johngriffin 28/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Sep/14 2nd
Hidden 28/Sep/14 Lead O/S
mawbyfc 28/Sep/14 2nd O/S
MarcyBoy87 27/Sep/14 2nd
with Jack
petern 21/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Sep/14 Lead O/S
RichardLeggett 12/Jul/14 Lead
Hidden 08/Jul/14 Lead
DanChad 21/Jun/14 2nd O/S
with Lizzie Covey, Chris Murray
Chris Murray 21/Jun/14 Lead
Hidden 21/Jun/14 2nd
batterj2 01/Jun/14 2nd β

Tried leading it and bottled it when I reached the chimney :(

with Ricky Nos
climbingrick 01/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/May/14 Solo rpt
Jamie Everitt 23/May/14 Lead O/S
with Holly Moy
FlavioL1989 23/May/14 Solo O/S

Jamie lost his belay. Climbed up half way to help him, found it and kept climbing. First solo, only later realized it was a severe.

Hidden 15/May/14 Lead
Hidden 15/May/14 2nd
Hidden 15/May/14 Lead O/S
charley 27/Apr/14 Solo rpt
migs493 27/Apr/14 Solo rpt
Hidden 17/Apr/14 Lead O/S
JoshT 10/Apr/14 Lead O/S

The crack at the top is a real squirm but pretty hilarious!

with Isobel Squire
ht543 09/Apr/14 2nd
with Krish
rohai545 09/Apr/14 Lead
with Helen
Matt Cooke 05/Apr/14 2nd β
with Andrew Cooke
B4tgirl 29/Mar/14 2nd O/S
with Tony
Blueso 29/Mar/14 Lead O/S
with Anna
David_Gledson 12/Mar/14 2nd O/S
with Gary
Hidden 12/Mar/14 TR
Hidden 12/Mar/14 TR
Hidden 09/Mar/14 2nd
Marzy95 ?/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Ian Saxton ?/Mar/14 2nd
with dave
david harvey ?/Mar/14 Lead O/S
with Ian
MrFreekie 26/Feb/14 Lead O/S

1st climb since August on Grit Didn't do well.

with Ben
Hidden 19/Jan/14 2nd
AndyRogers 02/Jan/14 2nd O/S

Ian will be upset , eastern grit says S 4a, I agree to be fair.

with ianlaw
Hidden 02/Jan/14 Lead O/S
Mic22 ??/2014 -


Mic22 ??/2014 -
kenneM 02/Dec/13 Solo
JimboWizbo 10/Nov/13 2nd O/S
with Beth
Hidden 10/Nov/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Oct/13 Lead O/S
james.slater 05/Oct/13 2nd O/S
simonsclimbing 05/Oct/13 Lead
with James
Hidden 22/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Sep/13 Lead O/S
cameron_hall 22/Sep/13 2nd O/S
BeckyPayne 12/Sep/13 2nd
with Alan
Foxy1984 10/Sep/13 Lead
Dave Mason 04/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with Darren Belfield
barney@helmshore 04/Sep/13 2nd

hard for a VD. felt very expsosed with not much gear

with James W
TimG 28/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Jack
Jack Whiteley 28/Aug/13 TR O/S
The Patriot 19/Aug/13 2nd

Brilliant day!

Hidden 18/Aug/13 2nd
Hidden 11/Aug/13 TR
jpd80 ?/Aug/13 2nd
with Adam
simonsclimbing 26/Jul/13 -
David Robinson 20/Jul/13 Lead
with Rachel Sheperd
Hidden 13/Jul/13 Lead
fabricio 29/Jun/13 Lead O/S


Hardcore Pat 27/Jun/13 Solo O/S
stevelismore 23/Jun/13 Lead O/S

Resist temptation to go into the crack-unless you are superskinny you won't fit! Keep to the outside arete.

with Joe
benny_m 22/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Richard Hemes
Hidden 20/Jun/13 Solo O/S
Hidden 04/Jun/13 Lead
cathymiller 01/Jun/13 2nd
Ben_Megson 26/May/13 Lead
SamHastings 09/May/13 2nd
Etta 05/May/13 2nd β

Tricky little movements: one at the very beginning (poor handholds, I had to really trust my feet) and one near the end, when I had to get off the crack and finish the climb. Pretty nice route.

simoncov 05/May/13 Lead O/S

Spent ages fiddling a thread in above my head from the ledge only to discover the move up was pretty easy out on the face trusting your feet.

with Etta
Paul Hy 28/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Rich A
KTC 20/Apr/13 Lead
chrisgaynon69 14/Apr/13 Lead

Interesting climb with some good technical problems, would climb again.

with Darren Jones
Chris_Mullaney 14/Apr/13 Lead
with Mr. K
ju59 14/Apr/13 2nd
with Andrew
Mr. K 14/Apr/13 2nd O/S
ash longreach ?/Apr/13 Solo
with Sam
Tamati 05/Mar/13 Solo O/S
ajc 16/Feb/13 Lead rpt
with Mel
Oo 09/Feb/13 Lead


AlanPedrick ??/2013 -
ssnow157 ??/2013 2nd O/S
with Tim
Dave Turnbull, BMC 23/Nov/12 Solo
Hidden 21/Oct/12 Lead
Arkel 20/Oct/12 2nd
with Ian
iang74 16/Sep/12 2nd
Hidden 16/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Chris Manasseh 15/Sep/12 2nd
with Geoff Dodwell
Hidden 12/Sep/12 2nd
climbingrev 31/Aug/12 Lead rpt

Good value for the grade. Steep, but never too hard

with Stu Gillespie
Bernie Wylde 19/Aug/12 Lead
with sp
Steve J P 19/Aug/12 2nd
with BW
misterb 07/Aug/12 Solo O/S
Jake Young 06/Aug/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 28/Jul/12 2nd O/S
NickTay 22/Jul/12 Lead rpt
with Lee B
Hidden 21/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Wayne S 20/Jul/12 Lead
paulharmer 14/Jul/12 Lead
with John Price
markh78 07/Jul/12 Lead
Bjstone82 07/Jul/12 2nd
with markh78
nick ferro 01/Jul/12 -
Hidden 01/Jul/12 Lead
Hidden 25/Jun/12 TR
ju59 25/Jun/12 TR
deacondeacon 12/Jun/12 Solo
JackHatton 11/Jun/12 2nd
with jamie langlar
Phil Layton 04/Jun/12 2nd O/S

A gentle but fun start to the day.

with Justin B
gingerking ?/Jun/12 2nd
with Jay
darrencabowabo 25/May/12 Lead O/S
RichardMc 19/May/12 Lead
with Brad Jackson
Jim Brownlow 19/May/12 2nd O/S
Keendan 16/May/12 Solo O/S
kierandm 13/May/12 2nd
Hidden 13/May/12 Lead β
gillywillyhoo 13/May/12 2nd
Hidden 17/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Apr/12 2nd rpt
Hidden 15/Apr/12 Solo
Hidden 08/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Apr/12 2nd O/S
nogoodgrice 01/Apr/12 Solo rpt
Hidden 24/Mar/12 Lead
marcoleptic 12/Mar/12 Solo O/S
nogoodgrice 11/Mar/12 Lead rpt
with Greencaubeen
migs493 03/Mar/12 Solo O/S
with RS
Denatone 26/Feb/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Jan/12 Lead O/S
robblowen 06/Jan/12 Solo O/S

Roped Solo

Hidden ??/2012 Solo
Hidden ??/2012 Solo
David Kay 15/Oct/11 2nd
with LUUMC
dainbramaged999 15/Oct/11 2nd
Keenb 02/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Steve Rogers
Tam Mc'Hornsby ?/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Imogen Clarkstone
Oscar 23/Sep/11 Lead
mew 22/Sep/11 Lead

dont get stuck in the chimney!

Gazleah 17/Sep/11 Solo O/S
with serge
Bilbo 15/Sep/11 Lead O/S

Great fun and not at all "elegant" in the awkward crack.

with Tom Braggins
niall_stone ?/Sep/11 -
Johnny Rowland 27/Aug/11 2nd
chisanga 24/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Graham
Brown 16/Aug/11 Solo
with Solo
malc 02/Aug/11 Lead rpt
with Adele
Hidden 31/Jul/11 2nd O/S
liverpooldave 31/Jul/11 Lead
with Phil
Chris Harding 30/Jul/11 2nd O/S
with Danny
Hidden 03/Jul/11 2nd O/S
Neil Rodgers (PCC) 03/Jul/11 Lead O/S

Nice route, not much room to manoeuvre though. Harder then VD though.

with David PCC, Marilyn
monkeytash 21/Jun/11 Lead O/S

Led this as a first severe lead so was a bit gutted when I realised it's given a different grade on here! Temptation is to get right into the crack as it feels safer(which I did) but you risk getting stuck. Only just managed to negotiate my way out. Overall, good fun!

SuperstarDJ 21/Jun/11 2nd rpt

Easier on the outside of the cleft. And with a rope above you so you can crank merrily away!

Hidden 19/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Phil Cox 19/Jun/11 2nd
with John Coe
Hidden 07/Jun/11 -
daharro 07/Jun/11 TR dog
daharro1 07/Jun/11 TR dog
rw7399 ?/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Viki S
victim of mathematics 24/May/11 Solo rpt
Hidden 17/May/11 2nd
papalazarou 01/May/11 Solo O/S

Nice moves to gain the right hand gully. Pleasant little climb

murrayd 29/Apr/11 Lead O/S
jasoncash 29/Apr/11 2nd O/S
peteruk 29/Apr/11 Lead O/S
joscott 23/Apr/11 2nd
chris smith 22/Apr/11 Lead O/S
tebs 19/Apr/11 Solo O/S
flapjack_franky 09/Apr/11 Lead O/S

Not hard but a little awkward in places especially if you can't fit into the crack as I couldn't!

Steve Palmer 08/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Brian K
Donald Kelly 02/Apr/11 2nd O/S
with John F PMC
Montecore 02/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Allen Abramson
MPSBunny 02/Apr/11 Lead
with Chris Herbert
DGY 02/Apr/11 Lead
with Barbara
minus273degrees 20/Mar/11 2nd O/S
WBroughton 20/Mar/11 Lead
catblack 08/Feb/11 Solo O/S
Andrew Barker 08/Feb/11 Solo O/S
zassy 09/Jan/11 2nd O/S
Hidden ??/2011 Lead
PAJames ??/2011 -
Hidden 17/Oct/10 2nd O/S
Graymee 10/Oct/10 2nd
with Simon Turner
tobydunford 10/Oct/10 Solo O/S
Koala ?/Oct/10 Lead O/S
Andrew23 21/Sep/10 Lead O/S
EmmaRoseT 21/Sep/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 15/Sep/10 Lead
valentinesbabe 12/Sep/10 TR O/S

Kev's lead

with Geoff Burrows, Kevin Tithe
Hidden 12/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Tithe Technique 12/Sep/10 Lead O/S
chumleywarner 12/Sep/10 TR O/S
garethm 04/Sep/10 Lead O/S
PerrinT 30/Aug/10 Lead

Attempted to go fully inside the crack which basically was an unpleasant and awkward shuffle

pffft 30/Aug/10 2nd O/S

kept out of the horrible looking crack by keeping to the right edge, lovely.

LivinITlarge 22/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Joe
malc 22/Aug/10 Lead rpt
with Adele and Paul
eel 19/Aug/10 Solo O/S
LisaA 17/Aug/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 15/Aug/10 Lead
jamiemcdonald ?/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Michelle Taylor
Hidden 29/Jul/10 2nd
Hidden 29/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Adderbury Climber 25/Jul/10 2nd O/S
trigger118 25/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Jul/10 2nd O/S
cj1970 28/Jun/10 Lead O/S
CM1986 24/Jun/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 24/Jun/10 Lead O/S
edkirkham 12/Jun/10 Lead O/S

Guide Book Said this was a S 4a

ilarge 30/May/10 2nd O/S
with Chris Addy
RichardMc 30/May/10 2nd
with Tony Williams
Hidden 22/May/10 Lead O/S
pldarch 22/May/10 Solo
Hidden 22/May/10 Lead O/S
sambosanquet101 22/May/10 Solo
Jonathan Hall 21/May/10 Solo
Hidden 20/May/10 Solo
wazir.safeer 27/Apr/10 Solo O/S
with No one! Its a frickin' solo!
Hidden 25/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Apr/10 2nd O/S
Andrew Bangs 24/Apr/10 Lead O/S

First lead climb.

with Dad
charley 21/Apr/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 18/Apr/10 Lead
andy jennings 17/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Momber
Hidden 11/Apr/10 Lead
MD 10/Apr/10 2nd
with Heg
colin milton 09/Apr/10 Solo
Bobling 28/Mar/10 Lead
with Rob The Greater
sadsetts 23/Mar/10 Lead O/S
with Brian
stephenhartley ??/2010 2nd
Ken Taylor ??/2010 -
RM199 ??/2010 -
fulcrumjack ??/2010 -
Pilch 31/Oct/09 Solo
Hidden 18/Oct/09 2nd
Hidden 11/Oct/09 Lead O/S
ajc 28/Sep/09 Lead rpt
RichardMc 27/Sep/09 Solo
adam clarke 20/Sep/09 2nd
with James Hulme
Hidden 02/Sep/09 Lead O/S
bebop_archtop ?/Sep/09 2nd β

TVCC lead climbing course, Tom's first lead.

with Tom Clancy
Hidden 27/Aug/09 Lead
Oceanic 22/Aug/09 -
Hidden 09/Aug/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 09/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Nick1981 ?/Aug/09 2nd
peggy_on_the_rocks 25/Jul/09 2nd β
with Dan
chili-d 25/Jul/09 -
Dave89 25/Jul/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Jul/09 Lead
cpoad 12/Jul/09 2nd rpt
with Richard W
robjc89 ?/Jul/09 Lead O/S
Blackgoby 28/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Tracey
Keenb 20/Jun/09 2nd O/S
Jeronimo 19/Jun/09 Solo
markbenton 16/Jun/09 2nd
Hidden 13/Jun/09 Lead O/S
cooper leek ?/Jun/09 Solo O/S
Bobby Pearson 23/May/09 Lead O/S
nicksdavies17 23/May/09 2nd
Hidden 03/May/09 Lead
Slarti B 02/May/09 Lead O/S

Started up Victory crack but backed off and switched to kiss me Hardy crack. Bit of a struggle and firts attempt I went too far in and got stuck.

with Oskari
martinp 02/May/09 2nd O/S
with Ken P
Mattu 01/May/09 Lead O/S

Interesting shuffle up the crack...

Snowboy 26/Apr/09 Lead O/S
frume 20/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Cookie
RichardMc 05/Apr/09 Lead
with Mary Sealey, Tony Williams
Hidden 28/Mar/09 2nd O/S
Mattyk 20/Feb/09 Solo O/S

This i belileve was my 1st ever route with scouts about 14 years ago, so perhaps it wasn't OS :o)

with Tim Kavanagh
jsrous ??/2009 -
echoes ??/2009 Lead O/S
climbinmunkey ??/2009 2nd
with Helen
Hidden ??/2009 -
tommymace ??/2009 Lead
mol 08/Nov/08 Lead
with Kent and Ben
brindo 25/Oct/08 TR
stargazerhill 25/Oct/08 TR O/S
with Brindo
pepperpot 18/Oct/08 Lead O/S
with Ralph Atkinson
elCapitano 02/Oct/08 Lead O/S
with Cheese
JamesRich 28/Sep/08 TR O/S
with Howard Rich, Paul Rich
DanT 21/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with James Brierley, Jake Hickenbotham
Retroman3 21/Sep/08 2nd O/S
with Dan, Jag, Layla
Hidden 20/Sep/08 2nd
tommcdonna 07/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with Ita Flude
aliem 25/Aug/08 Lead
with Tom Taylor
Hidden 23/Aug/08 Solo O/S
springything 23/Aug/08 Lead O/S
Mr. K 23/Aug/08 2nd O/S
Hidden 03/Aug/08 2nd
overexposure 02/Aug/08 Lead dnf

Drifted righthanded off the route and onto The Dancer after first two moves...

with CH
mark stones 30/Jul/08 Lead
highfivekrissy ?/Jul/08 2nd
Hidden ?/Jul/08 Lead
Hidden 08/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Powder Puff Girl 24/May/08 TR O/S
with Ben H
popebenedictus 24/May/08 Lead O/S
adrianscott 24/May/08 2nd O/S
gw66 22/May/08 Lead O/S
with Sami
Hidden 13/May/08 2nd
benman 06/May/08 Lead O/S
with roger m
bridget143 06/May/08 Lead O/S
with James Rhodes
malc 04/May/08 Lead O/S
with Andy K
Ed Throp ?/May/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Apr/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Apr/08 2nd O/S
stemill 08/Mar/08 Lead O/S
with Graham
Calder 08/Mar/08 2nd
with Ste
PenJD 01/Mar/08 Lead O/S
with Simon Palmer
Ollie Dobson ?/Feb/08 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2008 Lead
Hannah Moulton ??/2008 -
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
hollylaura ??/2008 Lead O/S
Neil Pacey 07/Oct/07 2nd O/S
Reaver2k 16/Sep/07 2nd O/S

Matt lead, did well. Bouldered up the first moves to help him look for protection but he found some as I was on my way up! Feels like VDiff in difficulty, but if it was my first VDiff lead I would be a little intimidated by the gear (at feet mostly), so probably HVD, EG gives it Severe which is possibly a little too far. Climbed it mostly on the right hand arete although if needed rests for gear placement/extraction could be had in the crack.

matthewjames 16/Sep/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Sep/07 TR
Somerset swede basher 08/Sep/07 Solo O/S
with Sarah, Abi and Dave
django 27/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Feeling bold 27/Aug/07 2nd

Super climb,well polished start, excellent moves around Easter Island head. Worth repeating.

with Andrew
Hidden 27/Aug/07 2nd O/S
RichardMc 29/Jul/07 Lead
with Tony Williams
Hidden 24/Jul/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Jul/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Jun/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Jun/07 2nd O/S
Hidden 03/Jun/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Jun/07 Lead O/S
steve.aisthorpe ?/May/07 Lead O/S
with myles plant
Hidden ?/Apr/07 Lead O/S
Ronnie Concave ?/Apr/07 Lead

Difficult start for the short. OK

with M.Borglewood
Graeme Hammond 16/Mar/07 Lead rpt
with tom
eldre070 ?/Mar/07 Lead O/S
with Laura Eldred
Hidden ??/2007 -
steve2006 ??/2007 Lead O/S
timc84 ??/2007 Lead O/S
with Tom Clow
garethb ??/2007 Lead O/S
timmy-ts ??/2007 -
Hidden 27/Dec/06 Solo rpt
adam carless 27/Dec/06 Solo O/S
Profile Removed 22 04/Oct/06 Lead O/S
with H
djbeaumont 30/Sep/06 Lead O/S
with Trace
Hidden 30/Sep/06 2nd
AJ007 23/Sep/06 Solo
Pythonist 22/Sep/06 Solo O/S
with JdP
Another James 10/Sep/06 Lead rpt
with Kirsten S
Another James 10/Aug/06 2nd
with Kirsten S
Chris Davids 26/Jul/06 Solo O/S
naughtybadboy 23/Jul/06 2nd
Hidden 23/Jul/06 Lead O/S
gibbo38 23/Jul/06 Lead
with brian
Hidden 02/Jul/06 Lead
howlingbaboon ?/Jul/06 Lead O/S
with Ruthy, Jonathan
goingupintheworld 24/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with RUMC
climbingrev 07/Jun/06 Lead O/S

Fine climb, but gear a bit tricky - cracks all flaring the wrog way

with Rick Howard
baldcoder 14/Apr/06 Lead O/S
with Little Old Lady
davewing 12/Apr/06 Lead dnf

DNF - escaped onto Victory Gully (S 4a) which seemed easier

with Rosie A
Alfredo ?/Apr/06 Lead
SuperstarDJ 11/Mar/06 Lead O/S

Good route with a few rests. Lots of body jamming and wriggling up the crack. Not sure who'd been on the route before but they'd left quite a bit of blood behind!

mungo 11/Mar/06 2nd β

Good route to get back into real climbing after a break of a few years.. It was v-cold but good ! Glad David lead it though as the start was a little tricky....

Big Steve 15/Jan/06 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2006 Lead
Hidden ??/2006 -
Hidden ??/2006 2nd
Hidden ??/2006 -
Chris Ellis ??/2006 Lead
with Colin Imrie
Teappleby ??/2006 Lead
with mum, Sarah, dad
Hidden ??/2006 -
John Lisle ??/2006 -
mr bounce ??/2006 -
tiga271 ??/2006 Lead
with Dave
ashleylist ??/2006 -
Hidden ??/2006 Lead O/S
Nicos 20/Dec/05 Solo O/S
with solo
rambler_gary ?/Sep/05 TR O/S
with BEAST, Jill
ron244 13/Jul/05 Lead O/S
with Louise Wolfenden
Hidden 21/May/05 2nd O/S
Graeme Hammond 01/May/05 2nd O/S
with Pete aka Dad
just wanna climb ?/May/05 Lead O/S
with Mel Holmes
mel holmes ?/May/05 2nd
John Brayshaw 03/Apr/05 Lead rpt
with Chris
Bob M 01/Oct/04 -
with Ling Barrett
dannyboy83 ?/Oct/04 Solo O/S
with SUMC
Jeremy Wilton 01/Aug/04 Lead O/S

First climb outside after 20 years - went around one bit with my back to the wall!

with Richard Brown
cpoad 04/Jul/04 Lead O/S
with Clare F
Hidden ?/Jul/04 Solo O/S
Tez29 25/May/04 Lead O/S
with Mousey
krikoman 02/May/04 Lead O/S
with Vince Norris, Jack Whiting
Rampikino 17/Apr/04 Lead
with Liz Hay
IanMcC 14/Apr/04 -
with Mhairi
Hidden 14/Apr/04 Lead
Hidden ?/Apr/04 Lead
SteveM 27/Mar/04 Lead
with Rosie, Monica
Hidden 24/Mar/04 2nd O/S
Reds 06/Mar/04 Solo
Hidden ?/Mar/04 2nd
victim of mathematics 08/Feb/04 2nd O/S
crossdressingrodney 08/Feb/04 Lead O/S
petekeron ??/2004 Solo O/S
crater 09/Nov/03 2nd
with andrew
Hidden 27/Oct/03 Lead
Binder 26/Oct/03 TR
with JBM, CAM
LankyPaddy 19/Sep/03 Solo O/S
gripped01 ?/Aug/03 Lead O/S
with Gordon Thompson
Hidden 14/Jul/03 2nd
Hidden 06/Jul/03 Lead
Hidden ?/Jul/03 2nd
thetourist 10/Jun/03 Lead
with Don Jenkins
Hidden 09/May/03 Lead O/S
skygodley 15/Mar/03 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Feb/03 Lead rpt
Alaric 07/Sep/02 2nd O/S
Hidden 18/Jul/02 2nd O/S
Hidden 22/Jun/02 2nd O/S
Mark Stevenson 24/May/02 Solo O/S
chris warner ?/Apr/02 Lead
gazbonutter 02/Mar/02 2nd
Hidden ?/Mar/02 Lead
DerwentDiluted 08/Feb/02 Lead
gripped01 ?/Oct/01 Lead O/S
with Simon and Di
Sankey 29/Sep/01 TR
with Andy E
Laramadness 06/Sep/01 Solo O/S
barney@helmshore 13/Aug/01 Lead O/S

why do i pick these cracks??

with matt j
Neil Curtis 16/May/01 2nd
with Arthur Austin
bigphil ??/2001 Lead O/S
with Kate
Gman ?/Sep/00 Lead O/S
with Carl
The Pulsing Motorik of Neu! 15/Jul/00 Solo
D Berry 26/Feb/00 Lead O/S
with Claire Berry
alan moore ??/2000 -
alan moore ??/2000 -
rocktigger ??/2000 Lead O/S
with Clare
alan moore ??/2000 -
alan moore ??/2000 -
tompercy ?/Oct/99 Solo
paul birch 30/Aug/99 -
ajc 22/Aug/99 Solo O/S
Alastair Hudson 10/Apr/99 Solo
rlrs ??/1999 2nd
craig d ??/1999 -
jfmchivall ??/1999 -
jfmchivall ??/1999 -
Ian Archer 18/Aug/98 Lead O/S
with CDW
chris d williams 18/Aug/98 -
nigehughes ?/Jul/98 Lead
with Roger John
Katie Weston ?/Jul/98 2nd
Hidden 08/May/98 Solo O/S
Hidden 03/May/98 Lead
Hidden 24/Apr/98 Solo O/S
ajoliver 18/Apr/98 Solo O/S
Howard J 19/Oct/97 Lead O/S
runestone 19/Oct/97 2nd
jim_randell 26/Jul/97 Lead O/S
with DR, NC
Hidden 19/Jul/97 Lead O/S
Martin Bennett 13/Apr/97 Solo
Hidden 16/Nov/96 Lead O/S
conradallen 09/Jul/96 2nd

Was VDiff

BruceW ??/1996 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/1996 -
Hidden ??/1996 Lead
andrewbooth1000 10/Oct/95 Solo
Hidden 03/Sep/95 Lead O/S
andrewbooth1000 07/Jun/95 Lead
Hidden 14/Apr/95 Solo
Hidden 08/Jul/94 Lead
Rampikino 07/Feb/93 TR
with Dodsworth & Aspinall
trisimondo 07/Feb/93 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/1993 Lead
charlesmfrench 28/Jun/92 Solo O/S
Raggar 21/Mar/92 Lead
Roget 01/Feb/92 Solo O/S
Rob Davies 27/Dec/91 Solo
Iain Thow 24/May/91 Solo rpt
roncaves 03/Mar/91 Solo
Hidden 13/Oct/90 Solo
adi bryant 13/Oct/90 Solo
Tony Buckley ?/Jul/90 -
with Tony Jinks
Marti999 ??/1990 Lead
Hidden 09/Apr/89 2nd
climbhigher0 25/Jun/88 Solo O/S
andy tetsill ?/May/88 Lead
with whitehall instructing
tapley ??/1988 Solo
RichardMc 31/Oct/87 Solo
with Jon Clifford-Smith
babymoac 23/May/87 -
with MTW
Iain Thow 20/May/87 2nd
with Phil Moorey
RichardMc 05/Apr/87 Lead
with Tim Oakes
Hidden ??/1987 -
stewart murray ??/1987 Lead
Hidden ?/Aug/86 Solo
andy tetsill ?/Oct/84 Lead
with Manchester Poly
Hidden 23/Apr/84 -
Hidden 25/Aug/83 Solo
Ena ?/Sep/82 Lead
with Martin Trouse
John Brayshaw 01/Apr/82 Solo O/S
mark-abz 19/Nov/81 TR
Hidden 25/Oct/80 Solo
CrashMat Rob ??/1980 Lead O/S


Chris Terrey ??/1979 Solo
Hidden 09/Jul/78 Lead
Hidden 02/Jul/78 AltLd
MikeDowsett ??/1978 Lead
Mark Kemball 03/Dec/77 Solo
RichardMc 06/Nov/77 Lead
with Martin Stanton
RichardMc 17/Jul/77 Solo
RichardMc 17/Jul/77 Solo
RichardMc 21/May/77 Solo
Nigel Bond 17/May/77 Solo
uphillnow ??/1976 Solo
petemeads ??/1976 Solo
RichardMc 19/Oct/75 Solo
mikej 24/Feb/74 Solo
with John Kendrick, E
mikej 27/May/73 Lead
with E
mikej 13/Dec/69 Solo
with E
mikej 04/May/69 Solo
with Wil Hurford
Andy Say ??/1969 Lead
mikej 06/Oct/68 Solo
mikej 08/Oct/67 Solo
mikej 02/Oct/66 Solo
with Nigel Sumner
mikej 10/Oct/65 Solo
with Howard Furguson
mikej 26/Apr/65 Solo
with Peter Lack, Nigel Sumner
mikej 22/Nov/64 TR dnf
with Paul Richardson
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