Rockfax Description
Start just left of the right-hand edge of the slab and climb straight up the face to gain the final short crack. © Rockfax

FA. Dave Penlington 1952

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Eastern Grit (2006): Top 500, All trad climbs at Birchen Edge.

cragtyke 05/Dec/17 Lead
with Nik
LingCH 19/Nov/17 2nd O/S

More delightful than delusion!

pawel suhy 19/Nov/17 Lead

I went to far left in the middle section then back onto correct line

john max 28/Oct/17 2nd
charlie broe 07/Oct/17 Lead O/S

Damp but dryish

Hidden 07/Oct/17 2nd O/S
Hidden 23/Sep/17 2nd
Hidden 23/Sep/17 Lead
EllieWoods 23/Sep/17 Lead O/S
with Leo
Wayne S 16/Sep/17 Lead rpt
with Dale
Dale Berry 16/Sep/17 2nd rpt
with Wayne S
GregClixby 02/Sep/17 Lead O/S
with Carrie
johnself1603 28/Aug/17 -
johnself1603 28/Aug/17 -
amccann 12/Aug/17 Solo rpt
with Tilly
matildascott111 12/Aug/17 Lead O/S
with amccann
mutombi 10/Aug/17 2nd
Amy Drayton 10/Aug/17 Lead
with mutombi
gaz3212 06/Aug/17 2nd O/S
Hidden 26/Jul/17 Lead rpt
jimbonfire 24/Jul/17 Lead
Prof. Outdoors 16/Jul/17 Lead
with Jane
keitht 16/Jul/17 Solo
charvey 02/Jul/17 Solo O/S
tonto169 01/Jul/17 Lead
Hidden 24/Jun/17 -
mikestr555 11/Jun/17 Lead
Hidden 09/Jun/17 Lead rpt
Wayne S 09/Jun/17 2nd
theplacelives 03/Jun/17 Lead
jcdavy 03/Jun/17 2nd O/S
lucy.mather97 27/May/17 TR
Lancer 21/May/17 2nd O/S
with Sam, Tom PCC
sjbrook 21/May/17 2nd rpt
Gerlach 21/May/17 2nd
tiga271 11/May/17 Lead
with Rob T bowline
robblowen 06/May/17 Lead rpt
with Jonny
goddamm7 30/Apr/17 Lead
Andy Fielding 30/Apr/17 2nd
Hidden 22/Apr/17 Lead O/S
James Oakes 04/Apr/17 Solo O/S
with Dan Middleton, Georgia Townend
Sid Sherborne 03/Apr/17 Lead O/S
with Matt Taylor
admcne 02/Apr/17 Lead O/S
with Steph Moore
matt.stevenson ?/Apr/17 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Mar/17 Lead rpt
Rob Gillespie 19/Feb/17 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Feb/17 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Jan/17 2nd O/S
Jacob Crabtree 01/Dec/16 2nd
Hidden 13/Nov/16 TR
Roberttaylor 05/Nov/16 Solo O/S
Kirree 27/Oct/16 2nd O/S
with Ryan
Phil West 23/Oct/16 Lead O/S
with Chris Tan
kirsten bishop 22/Oct/16 Lead O/S
Fiona Hughes 22/Oct/16 Lead
with SP
Hidden 22/Oct/16 2nd
PeteH 30/Sep/16 Solo O/S
Danm79 17/Sep/16 Lead O/S
AlexCib 05/Sep/16 Lead O/S

Climbed this a tad inelegantly; the holds are quite rounded so ended up doing a couple of quite awkward mantle moves between ledges. Climb is decent though, if not the most inspiring line.

matt1024 04/Sep/16 2nd O/S
with Alex C
chrisdjackson 01/Sep/16 Lead O/S
with charlotte
Hidden 30/Aug/16 2nd
Hidden 30/Aug/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Aug/16 Lead
mikestr555 14/Aug/16 Lead
Benni99 14/Aug/16 2nd
D Tempest 07/Aug/16 Lead O/S
with Liz
Calum Wadsworth 31/Jul/16 Lead O/S
with Janet Wadsworth, Emma
Hidden 24/Jul/16 Solo
Durkules 15/Jul/16 Lead
mattcooperkay 27/Jun/16 Lead
simeclimb68 20/Jun/16 Solo rpt
Droyd 09/Jun/16 Solo O/S
smoreda 20/May/16 2nd
buxtoncoffeelover 20/May/16 Lead
with Silve
lecko 20/May/16 Lead
with Will
Hidden 16/May/16 Lead
Hidden 15/May/16 Lead O/S
Sam Woodward 09/May/16 2nd
with HenDog
papasmurf 09/May/16 Lead
with Simon Stokes
hirving 09/May/16 Lead rpt
with Woody
mikestr555 09/May/16 Lead
BnB 08/May/16 -
Dan Vaj 01/May/16 TR O/S
Capricorn One 30/Apr/16 Lead O/S
with Dan Vaj
Hidden 30/Apr/16 2nd β
MusicalMountaineer 24/Apr/16 Lead O/S

Standard Birchen. Gear, block, move, gear, block, move.

Hidden 20/Apr/16 Lead rpt
Hidden 17/Apr/16 TR O/S
Fistmcbeefpunch 10/Apr/16 2nd O/S
with Tim
Timg1990 10/Apr/16 Lead
eastonator 25/Mar/16 Lead O/S
StevieLee 25/Mar/16 2nd O/S
Andy Moles 24/Mar/16 Solo
Hidden 18/Mar/16 2nd
mrteale 17/Mar/16 Solo O/S
Stroppy 13/Mar/16 Solo O/S
samdickensuk 06/Mar/16 Lead O/S
Angrypenguin 14/Feb/16 2nd O/S
with Cat
catty_9 14/Feb/16 Lead O/S

Lovely route

with Anya Breen, Peter Crowther
jimbonfire 13/Feb/16 -
with TT
Paul Hy 28/Jan/16 Lead rpt
the power 28/Jan/16 2nd
with Paul Hy, rob
Hidden ??/2016 -
Matt Shepherd 31/Dec/15 Solo
jshields 20/Dec/15 Lead
Hidden 20/Dec/15 2nd
Hidden 28/Nov/15 Lead
Flavio 18/Oct/15 Solo O/S
jvnichols 10/Oct/15 Lead
with Sabine, Helen
alaster tonge 19/Sep/15 Solo O/S
hazeysunshine 03/Sep/15 2nd rpt
with Hilary
Hidden 03/Sep/15 Lead
Vixxm 23/Aug/15 2nd
with Baldy
Jim Malo 23/Aug/15 Lead β
with Vix
climbingrev 19/Aug/15 Lead O/S

rt edge of slab is a bit easier than the left / middle. after this, a fairly enjoyable climb,

stvey 09/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with Ollie
Palmer 09/Aug/15 Lead
with Sarah
Dogwood 09/Aug/15 2nd O/S
jimmysdead 05/Aug/15 Lead O/S

not very delighted

with Emma
mol 18/Jul/15 2nd
with Jesse
Wayne S 26/Jun/15 Lead
Hidden 26/Jun/15 2nd O/S
kermit_uk 25/Jun/15 Solo O/S
jamesnorton 20/Jun/15 Lead
with Peter Camidge
Hidden 18/Jun/15 Solo O/S
Prof. Outdoors 11/Jun/15 2nd
with Simon
MarcyBoy87 07/Jun/15 Lead
with Scott W
Neil Pacey 07/Jun/15 Lead rpt
seanlikeskites 07/Jun/15 2nd O/S
Hidden 07/Jun/15 Lead O/S
cactus111 ?/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with robin harris
sam@work 30/May/15 Lead O/S
with tom
tom bre 27/May/15 2nd O/S
with conner read
Fellmonkey 26/May/15 Lead
maumau 25/May/15 2nd O/S
glaramara 25/May/15 Lead

Contrived, difficult to stay out of surrounding routes.

with Mau mau, rich hughes
avmpsycho 20/May/15 Lead O/S
with Che
sjbrook 16/May/15 Lead O/S
with Tom B
jkarran 16/May/15 2nd
with Aly
Hidden 16/May/15 Lead O/S
TClimb 16/May/15 2nd O/S
with sjbrook
Dazluke2000 16/May/15 Lead O/S
sdixon 10/May/15 Lead
JHiley 10/May/15 2nd
with Sarah
Hidden 10/May/15 Lead O/S
CRead ?/May/15 Lead O/S
with Tom Brereton
Marmoset 26/Apr/15 2nd β
SuperLee1985 26/Apr/15 Lead O/S
Dan Jenkin 26/Apr/15 2nd
with Lou
Hidden 20/Apr/15 2nd
Hidden 20/Apr/15 Lead
Hidden 19/Apr/15 Lead O/S
gingerbex 19/Apr/15 2nd O/S
with Simon Inger
martin one 12/Apr/15 Lead rpt
Hidden 11/Apr/15 Solo O/S
Matt Harmon 08/Apr/15 Lead O/S
Sarah Roscoe 08/Apr/15 2nd O/S
amccann 08/Apr/15 Solo O/S
jimbonfire 28/Mar/15 -
Hidden 22/Mar/15 2nd rpt
JonoDHawkins 07/Mar/15 Lead O/S
DoMakeSayThink 07/Mar/15 Lead O/S
m_andersson 07/Mar/15 2nd O/S
duncanedgley 07/Mar/15 2nd
julian allen 21/Feb/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Feb/15 2nd O/S
TacticalKnee 18/Feb/15 Lead
Robin Nichols 09/Feb/15 Solo O/S
mapperley samurai 25/Jan/15 Lead rpt
alijam42 ??/2015 2nd
Hidden ??/2015 -
craig.england1 ??/2015 Lead
Hidden ??/2015 Lead
dan_o_b ??/2015 Lead O/S
Jenny Monkey 24/Dec/14 2nd
Lukem6 24/Dec/14 Lead O/S
fuzzysheep01 16/Nov/14 Lead O/S
with Joel Taylor
stevelismore 09/Nov/14 2nd O/S

Delightful, if a bit wet.

AndyPagett 09/Nov/14 Lead O/S
Rich Malcolm 19/Oct/14 Solo β
lee1234 27/Sep/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 27/Sep/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 27/Sep/14 Lead O/S
petern 21/Sep/14 2nd O/S
Pero 16/Sep/14 Lead
jasonpm 24/Aug/14 -
Hidden 21/Aug/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 21/Aug/14 Solo
Hidden 21/Aug/14 2nd
hirving 18/Aug/14 Lead O/S

Interesting move in the middle but good.

with Robbie
Nigel Bond 07/Aug/14 Lead
with Debs
colin milton 07/Aug/14 2nd
with mara 07/Aug/14 2nd
Sjpartlett ?/Aug/14 Lead
Nick1812P 24/Jul/14 Solo O/S
Iain_L_32 13/Jul/14 Lead
stratandrew 13/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Koy Oi Ding
Marq 11/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Jul/14 2nd
philmitch 06/Jul/14 -
althesin 29/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Eve Feaver
philmitch 28/Jun/14 Lead
jshields 25/Jun/14 Solo


Hidden 22/Jun/14 Lead O/S
1918hasti 14/Jun/14 Lead
with Paul Bradwell
climbingrick 01/Jun/14 Lead O/S
johnjb 18/May/14 2nd O/S
with Carol
Anne Gumbley 18/May/14 Lead
with Louise Bell
Jim Malo 18/May/14 2nd rpt
with Mark
darrencabowabo 29/Apr/14 Lead
Hidden 29/Apr/14 TR O/S
charley 27/Apr/14 Solo rpt
migs493 27/Apr/14 Solo O/S
Don't like e3s 13/Apr/14 2nd
with Terri
JakeWShaw 13/Apr/14 Solo O/S
bantamdave 13/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Terri, Neil
Hidden 16/Mar/14 2nd O/S
steveg 16/Mar/14 Lead
Hidden 13/Mar/14 2nd
Hidden 10/Mar/14 Lead
Hidden 09/Mar/14 2nd
Hidden 09/Mar/14 Lead O/S
HannahGo 08/Mar/14 Lead O/S
with Max Gore, Becky Parry
withey1992 04/Mar/14 2nd
AndyRogers 02/Feb/14 2nd O/S
with ianlaw
Hidden 02/Feb/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Jan/14 Lead O/S
Duncan Campbell 05/Jan/14 Solo O/S
with Robbie
Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing 05/Jan/14 Solo
Hidden ??/2014 -
MoWalker3 01/Dec/13 2nd
with Dave
Bradbury 29/Nov/13 Lead rpt
with Julian O'Neill, Ollie Keeler
JimboWizbo 10/Nov/13 2nd O/S
with Beth
Hidden 10/Nov/13 Lead O/S
StevenGrundy 02/Nov/13 TR O/S
bazilikiukas 02/Nov/13 TR dog

Was the first one I climbed in the UK

HamzaEric 02/Nov/13 TR rpt

This was the first climb of the day which I climbed to the top, and it was very difficult from what I expected and it was my first ever climb on a real rock surface.

Heyimmaria 02/Nov/13 TR
Kendrick 10/Oct/13 Lead O/S
with Si
simonscubadiver 10/Oct/13 2nd O/S

With Pete Kendrick as well. Interesting move in the middle, but works well when you commit to it. In trainers.

james.slater 05/Oct/13 2nd O/S

Nice slab climbing

simonsclimbing 05/Oct/13 Lead O/S
beth.westonhoward 29/Sep/13 2nd

Freshers Trip

youwillfindjimbo 22/Sep/13 Lead O/S
WhipperSnapper 21/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with scalpel
KieranT 21/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with Graham Walker
Blueso 01/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with Anna
B4tgirl 01/Sep/13 2nd
with Tony
timcedwards 27/Aug/13 2nd
rockman 27/Aug/13 Lead O/S
jasonpm 26/Aug/13 2nd
with Chris
LivinITlarge 26/Aug/13 Solo O/S
Hidden 18/Aug/13 Lead
aking12 18/Aug/13 Lead O/S
gGor 18/Aug/13 2nd
with Phil Wallam
AnniH 13/Aug/13 2nd β
with Gwilym
RosieLynch 12/Aug/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 11/Aug/13 TR
dannyevos 04/Aug/13 -
with Steve Swanborough, Rick Clapham
Steve Swanborough 04/Aug/13 2nd O/S
with Danny Evans, Rick Clapham
Hidden 03/Aug/13 2nd O/S
Ade in Sheffield 20/Jul/13 -
with Simon Taylor
Dave Toseland 11/Jul/13 TR
with Dan, Fred
Benn A 08/Jul/13 Solo O/S
Hardcore Pat 27/Jun/13 Solo O/S
Dimart 10/Jun/13 TR O/S
with Dave, Mike, Ben
Hidden 02/Jun/13 Lead O/S
domskezz 01/Jun/13 Solo
dsh 25/May/13 Lead rpt
with Ellen Woods
IngoBoegemann 12/May/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 06/May/13 -
Tala A 06/May/13 2nd O/S
dsgarner 06/May/13 Lead O/S
with Tala M
Hidden 27/Apr/13 Lead rpt
BoulderyDave 23/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Apr/13 2nd O/S
WalnutHorse 21/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Apr/13 2nd
ju59 14/Apr/13 2nd
with Andrew
Hidden 07/Apr/13 2nd
Hidden 06/Apr/13 Lead
99bolivar 06/Apr/13 2nd
Hidden 14/Mar/13 2nd
Hidden 14/Mar/13 Lead
adam clarke 03/Mar/13 2nd
with James Hulme
ajc 21/Feb/13 Solo rpt
Katya 19/Feb/13 Lead O/S
ajc 16/Feb/13 Lead rpt
with Mel
Bradbury 02/Feb/13 Lead O/S
Dave Pen ??/2013 Lead


Hidden ??/2013 -
Tony Kartawick ??/2013 -
AlanPedrick ??/2013 -
Dave Turnbull, BMC 23/Nov/12 Solo
pog100 18/Nov/12 2nd
with Cath Connor, Cath Walton
Paul Hy 13/Nov/12 Lead O/S
with Phil T
deacondeacon 13/Nov/12 Solo O/S
the power 13/Nov/12 2nd
with Paul Hy
glennofsheff 11/Nov/12 Lead rpt
with Chris Smith
yomteoman 27/Oct/12 2nd
with matt bromley
Arkel 20/Oct/12 Lead O/S
with Ian
Hidden 14/Oct/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Oct/12 2nd
toby farnworth ?/Oct/12 Lead
Andypeak ?/Oct/12 -
bigredsquirrel 29/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Mr Fuller 29/Sep/12 2nd O/S
Phil Mercer 22/Sep/12 2nd
John Brayshaw 22/Sep/12 Lead rpt
birbeck 22/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Gabe Oliver 14/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Sep/12 2nd O/S
gazfellows 02/Sep/12 Lead
with Nic
Dan818 30/Aug/12 Lead O/S
DaveB61 28/Aug/12 2nd
with Ruth Gordon
Griff1990 12/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with George Stevens
Hidden 07/Aug/12 Solo O/S
Jake Young 06/Aug/12 Solo O/S
alisterrobbird 04/Aug/12 Lead O/S
mheyes101 28/Jul/12 Lead
Hidden 28/Jul/12 2nd O/S
Boran 28/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Jen
Jim Slater 24/Jul/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 22/Jul/12 2nd
Jonny M 22/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Jul/12 2nd O/S
Wayne S 20/Jul/12 Lead
robblowen 17/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Wayne
Hidden 15/Jul/12 Lead O/S
nick ferro 01/Jul/12 -
Hidden 01/Jul/12 2nd
razzorbuzz 24/Jun/12 2nd
with Andy Elliot
rohai545 14/Jun/12 2nd
daviesp2 06/Jun/12 2nd
Mike Bayley 06/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with Paul Davies
mike_hough_uk 03/Jun/12 2nd
chri55ie 02/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Desi Gillespie 01/Jun/12 2nd
with Chris Goldsmith
Hidden ?/Jun/12 -
Charley Carpenter ?/Jun/12 -
NickTay 24/May/12 Lead
with Ian C
Hidden 24/May/12 2nd rpt
Hidden 20/May/12 Lead O/S
RichardMc 19/May/12 Lead
with Brad Jackson
paulharmer 13/Apr/12 2nd
with David Hale
jon59 01/Apr/12 Lead
dsh 01/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with Joel Hamilton
cloneragan 31/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Mick Bostwick
Hidden 30/Mar/12 -
Hidden 25/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Mar/12 Lead
Hidden 21/Mar/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 18/Mar/12 TR O/S
Hidden 12/Mar/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 11/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Mar/12 Lead rpt
Hidden 10/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Jenny Clarke ?/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with colin
Monkey_bill ?/Mar/12 2nd
thefuturesmiles ?/Mar/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 25/Feb/12 2nd O/S
malc 28/Jan/12 Lead rpt
with Paul Scott, Martin Hewes
robblowen 06/Jan/12 Solo O/S

Roped Solo

Hidden ??/2012 Solo
Hidden ??/2012 -
Hidden ??/2012 Solo
David Qualtrough ??/2012 -
woody8 ??/2012 Lead
Boran 29/Nov/11 Lead O/S
with Keri, Jen
steve-grigg 23/Oct/11 Lead O/S
ChrisBrooke 23/Oct/11 Lead rpt
with Keeley Scholes
ianjdodd 23/Oct/11 TR O/S
daviesp2 22/Oct/11 Lead
with Tian
Hidden 15/Oct/11 2nd
Hidden 15/Oct/11 Lead O/S
pigeonjim 01/Oct/11 2nd O/S
tiga271 30/Sep/11 Lead
with Dave
Hidden 27/Sep/11 2nd O/S
Andysomething 23/Sep/11 2nd O/S
with Bruce Perry
phja 20/Sep/11 Lead O/S
with candy
Gazleah 17/Sep/11 Solo O/S
with serge
hazeysunshine 16/Sep/11 2nd rpt
with Helen L
treg 09/Sep/11 Lead O/S

Nice, balancy test of slab climbing for the grade.

with Beka
sims 29/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Jonno
PhillS 29/Aug/11 2nd O/S
with Paul S
t_hume 28/Aug/11 2nd
lozowen 19/Aug/11 Solo
Brown 16/Aug/11 Solo
with Solo
chisanga 14/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Justin
Phil Layton 14/Aug/11 Lead O/S


with M@
j.townley 13/Aug/11 TR
Becky E 09/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Marilyn
malc 02/Aug/11 Lead rpt
with Adele
Wilst 01/Aug/11 2nd
Hidden ?/Aug/11 -
Hidden 31/Jul/11 Lead O/S
liverpooldave 31/Jul/11 2nd O/S
with Phil
vincentchopper 24/Jul/11 Lead O/S

Think I cheated a little as I bore leftward to top out.

with Harry Wright
-Deej-1 24/Jul/11 Lead O/S
KiddaValue 24/Jul/11 2nd O/S
pog100 23/Jul/11 2nd
with Cath Walton
Hidden 19/Jul/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 18/Jul/11 Solo
JamesRich 09/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Paul Rich
Hidden 07/Jul/11 Lead
Neil Rodgers (PCC) 07/Jul/11 2nd O/S
with Jonathan Keats PCC
Hidden 07/Jul/11 2nd O/S
GrahamHP 10/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Jun/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 09/Jun/11 Solo O/S
LivinITlarge 04/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Joe
LivinITlarge 04/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Joe
liamoloughlin 28/May/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 21/May/11 Solo O/S
Mike Soulby 21/May/11 Lead O/S
with Rostam
georgenvk 20/May/11 Lead O/S
steve2006 15/May/11 2nd
geddicakes 07/May/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 02/May/11 Lead O/S
murrayd 29/Apr/11 2nd O/S
jasoncash 29/Apr/11 Lead O/S
marclloyd77 26/Apr/11 Lead O/S
rich_hw 22/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Nikki
stemill 16/Apr/11 Lead
with Matt
robal 09/Apr/11 -
flapjack_franky 09/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Mark Wilson23 08/Apr/11 Lead O/S
stuaart 07/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Dave Carrier, Joel Fischer
Donald Kelly 02/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with John F PMC
markytaylor 31/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/Mar/11 2nd rpt
Peakology 10/Mar/11 Lead O/S

easy slab

with cat
Chalky Cat 10/Mar/11 2nd O/S
with Dom
Ian McDermott 04/Mar/11 2nd
with Sutts
akhutton88 04/Mar/11 2nd
with Sutty
elCapitano 04/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Aimee, Mac
luckywally ?/Mar/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 25/Feb/11 Lead O/S
Cake 25/Feb/11 2nd O/S
with Matt
catblack 08/Feb/11 Solo O/S

scary as some of the holds were a little damp

Jim Malo 29/Jan/11 2nd
with Mark, Putt
tompilgrem 22/Jan/11 Lead O/S
with Dad
bobpilgrem 22/Jan/11 2nd

All climbs at Birchen today green/greasy-this was the worst !

with Bob/Tom
Hidden 16/Jan/11 2nd O/S
Steven Andrews 16/Jan/11 2nd O/S
PAJames ??/2011 -
PAJames ??/2011 -
PAJames ??/2011 -
PAJames ??/2011 -
DerbyLiam ??/2011 -
Hidden 12/Dec/10 2nd O/S
Double Knee Bar 12/Dec/10 Lead dog

Took a fall on the first slab. Got back on and finished clean.

PaulHermes 24/Oct/10 AltLd
with Tibor
Hidden 16/Oct/10 Lead O/S
r@bag 10/Oct/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 10/Oct/10 Lead
Jimbo C 09/Oct/10 2nd

Nicely techincal if you stay in the middle of the slab

with Chris
Hidden 09/Oct/10 Lead O/S
armouredego ?/Oct/10 2nd O/S
part.tom ?/Oct/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Sep/10 Lead O/S
cj1970 21/Sep/10 Lead O/S
LoneBoulderer 17/Sep/10 2nd O/S
LivinITlarge 17/Sep/10 Lead O/S
with Joe
Russ 13/Sep/10 Lead O/S
with Terry Milne
cloneragan 12/Sep/10 Lead O/S

Delightful and very enjoyable climb.

antmorgan1991 04/Sep/10 2nd O/S
tedburt 29/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Aaron Burdett
MilesMcgennity 29/Aug/10 Solo O/S
malc 22/Aug/10 2nd rpt
with Adele and Paul
Hidden 14/Aug/10 2nd O/S
simeclimb68 14/Aug/10 Solo O/S
edmitchell 14/Aug/10 Lead O/S
oddessy_uk 01/Aug/10 Lead O/S
oddessy_uk 01/Aug/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 01/Aug/10 Lead O/S
najki_2000 01/Aug/10 2nd O/S

good moves on this climb, balancy moves to get established on the breaks

with Emily, Chris Rose
jamiemcdonald ?/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Michelle Taylor
matthomas79 24/Jul/10 Lead O/S
matthomas79 24/Jul/10 2nd
Hidden 24/Jul/10 Lead
Kingsjester 24/Jul/10 Lead β

Best climb of the day.

Kirsty 17/Jul/10 2nd
PaulGreenhead 17/Jul/10 Lead
with J D Fisher, Kirsty
fleapitfan 11/Jul/10 2nd O/S
Neil Rodgers (PCC) 10/Jul/10 Lead O/S

Great route

with Laura PCC
healybob 10/Jul/10 2nd O/S
andrea83 08/Jul/10 Lead O/S


with Saffra
LisaA 06/Jul/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 24/Jun/10 2nd
Hidden 24/Jun/10 TR O/S
Kelly D 20/Jun/10 Lead O/S


with Kiri
tommo1664 05/Jun/10 Solo O/S
JackPott 31/May/10 2nd O/S
Gulon 31/May/10 Lead O/S

Really lives up to its name- a delightful climb.

pete1993 31/May/10 Lead
Goody 30/May/10 Lead O/S
with Petra Guy, Jane Mellor, Suzie Hughes
Jenko 23/May/10 Lead O/S
with Jack Jenkins
Jonathan Hall 21/May/10 Solo
gravity 16/May/10 Lead O/S

This line is crowded in with others, so I might have slightly wandered onto neighbouring routes. Oh well, it was quite fun.

with Ruth Lightfoot
Hidden 14/May/10 2nd O/S
hazeysunshine 14/May/10 Lead O/S
with Dave
VS4b 02/May/10 Lead
martinbettridge06 ?/May/10 2nd
wazir.safeer 27/Apr/10 Solo O/S
with No one! Its a frickin' solo!
martin one 25/Apr/10 2nd rpt
with dave knight
paul__in_sheffield 17/Apr/10 Solo O/S
with Noodle
andy jennings 17/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Momber
Hidden 10/Apr/10 2nd O/S
Milne 10/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with sarah.
The Bad Cough 04/Apr/10 Solo O/S
with Christian Minett
MikeB1 ?/Apr/10 Lead
Neil Henson 27/Mar/10 Lead O/S

6.5 months ago I became a proud Daddy to a beautiful Baby girl called Emma. I had to climb this route because of the name!

with Mark Collins
Hidden 27/Mar/10 2nd rpt
CJP 08/Mar/10 2nd O/S
honourableschoolboy 08/Mar/10 Lead O/S


with Jebber
Hidden ??/2010 -
Hidden ??/2010 -
fulcrumjack ??/2010 -
duncan 25/Dec/09 TR

"Mixed" climbing

Big Steve 31/Oct/09 Lead O/S
with Karen
jonski21 24/Oct/09 2nd O/S
with dsjms
dsjms 24/Oct/09 Lead O/S
ayuplass 18/Oct/09 2nd
with miles
Slarti B 11/Oct/09 Lead O/S
with Stef, Mel
Hidden 08/Oct/09 Lead
Sime64 04/Oct/09 Lead O/S
with Janet
Tithe Technique 27/Sep/09 TR
with Jack, Peter Ziak, Ange, Charley
jack01 27/Sep/09 TR
valentinesbabe 27/Sep/09 2nd O/S

Charleys lead. Another faith in hand friction climb.

charley 27/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with Jack, Ange, Kev
AngelaC 13/Sep/09 Lead
with Hannah
Hidden 13/Sep/09 2nd O/S
climbing_wiggy 06/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with Nocker
robjc89 ?/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with Tom Houston
Hidden ?/Sep/09 -
Hidden 09/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Aug/09 2nd
mick1jones 08/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Alkis 06/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Nathanael Booker, Simon Gale
Hidden ?/Aug/09 Lead O/S
mikej 28/Jul/09 2nd
with Rick Naylor
chili-d 25/Jul/09 -
adrianscott 20/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Powder Puff Girl 20/Jun/09 2nd rpt
with Adrian
daviesp2 29/May/09 Lead
Hidden 24/May/09 Lead O/S
M_Bell 10/May/09 Lead O/S
with Jules
morrisdaboss 26/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Cecile
minaturechris 25/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Stacey
staceyjg 25/Apr/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 22/Apr/09 Solo rpt
petellis 12/Apr/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 08/Apr/09 Lead O/S
bridget143 08/Apr/09 Solo O/S
asmith37 05/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Apr/09 2nd O/S
RichardMc 05/Apr/09 Lead
with Mary Sealey, Tony Williams
Jenny Clarke ?/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Pete
Phil1967 31/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Dan
Hidden 21/Mar/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Mar/09 2nd O/S
Mongoose 21/Mar/09 Lead O/S

Found easier than Emma's Dilemma. Accidently missed a move, however difficulty of climb probably not affected.

hellboundblr 21/Mar/09 2nd
with Danny Smudge
phja 11/Mar/09 2nd O/S
with zoe marshall
Em66 08/Feb/09 Lead O/S
with MUMC
Kirill 03/Jan/09 Lead O/S
Monoaffe ??/2009 Lead O/S
RM199 ??/2009 -
Hidden ??/2009 Lead
Hidden ??/2009 -
Hidden ??/2009 -
pepperpot 18/Oct/08 Lead O/S
with Ralph Atkinson
howlingbaboon 05/Oct/08 2nd rpt
Philsy 13/Sep/08 Lead
with Bella
Darren Frudd 03/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with Dave Cooke
ClaireS 25/Aug/08 2nd
with Dan Masterman
snakebite 25/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with Claire Sheehan
williap 24/Aug/08 Lead dnf
Hidden 23/Aug/08 Solo O/S
2RoyalAnglian 17/Aug/08 2nd O/S
with john
mark stones 30/Jul/08 Lead
benman 21/Jul/08 Lead O/S
with roger m
hardoreVdiffBen 19/Jul/08 Lead
with Mills Mahone
rayash 03/Jul/08 Lead


with chris
highfivekrissy ?/Jul/08 2nd
mark20 15/Jun/08 2nd O/S
tiga271 15/Jun/08 Lead
with mark20
Ben Sidsaph 26/May/08 Lead O/S
with Lee Packer
argyle_dude 22/May/08 Lead O/S

A good HS4b, nice climb through out.

with smlee84
MJ28 18/May/08 Lead O/S

Nice climb.

with Barry Stone
hang_about 18/May/08 Lead
jamie ward 08/May/08 Lead O/S
with John Howes 27/Apr/08 Lead O/S

A typically Birchen start, and gritstone finish, with some nice stuff in between. Good.

with jamesca
Hidden 27/Apr/08 2nd O/S
Hidden 22/Apr/08 Lead rpt
roberto18 16/Apr/08 Lead
with Dad (Mike Bridges)
DannyK 13/Apr/08 Lead O/S
with Katie
bigbobbyking 13/Apr/08 Lead O/S
Dale Berry 06/Apr/08 Solo rpt
Hidden 06/Apr/08 2nd O/S
btc 02/Apr/08 Lead O/S
with Susannah Ellis
Dickels ?/Apr/08 TR O/S
with Emma, Marcus
Hidden ?/Apr/08 2nd O/S
wingalina 02/Mar/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Feb/08 Solo O/S
Hannah Moulton ??/2008 -
Hidden ??/2008 -
gethin_allen ??/2008 Lead O/S
The old James turnbull ??/2008 Lead
chrisallan ??/2008 Lead O/S
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
The old James turnbull ??/2008 Lead
The old James turnbull ??/2008 Lead
Hidden 14/Nov/07 Lead O/S
edd rab 27/Oct/07 Lead O/S
with Seb
Fat Tim 07/Oct/07 Lead O/S
Neil Pacey 07/Oct/07 Lead O/S
chrisclimber_1986 06/Oct/07 Solo O/S
runestone 01/Oct/07 Solo O/S
Matt Bill Platypus 23/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with The Gap
shameless 23/Sep/07 2nd
with matt
Hidden 14/Sep/07 Solo
Somerset swede basher 08/Sep/07 Solo O/S
with Sarah, Abi and Dave
Hidden 08/Sep/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Sep/07 2nd
Jacob Ram 02/Sep/07 Lead
with elisa best
Browny 31/Aug/07 Lead O/S
lithos 20/Aug/07 2nd
simoncov 11/Aug/07 Lead O/S
with LJ
AJ007 03/Aug/07 Solo
Hidden ?/Aug/07 Solo O/S
tradguy 29/Jul/07 Lead O/S
with Mark Hazell
Rampikino 22/Jul/07 2nd
with Cat
ayuplass ?/Jul/07 2nd
with dave
@ndy ?/Jul/07 Lead
djbeaumont 29/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with Trace
Hidden 29/Jun/07 2nd O/S
phil stubbs 28/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with liz baldock
martin one 16/Jun/07 Lead
with Sue
Hidden 03/Jun/07 2nd O/S
Hidden 03/Jun/07 2nd O/S
fatbuoybazza ?/Jun/07 Lead O/S

smashing climb, with a couple of groovy moves on it too..

with dave an phil
vvanhinsbergh 29/May/07 2nd O/S
with Adam Thorpe
Hidden 26/May/07 Lead O/S
popebenedictus 21/Apr/07 TR O/S
Powder Puff Girl 21/Apr/07 TR O/S
with Ben H
Mike_Hayes 18/Apr/07 Solo O/S
russonly 15/Apr/07 2nd O/S
with Tigger
misssammyd 12/Apr/07 Lead O/S

HS 4b

with Rhos
Hidden 09/Apr/07 2nd rpt
Pilch ?/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Ed
jimjimmyjimjim 14/Mar/07 Lead O/S
victim of mathematics 11/Mar/07 2nd O/S
with Alan
Dale Berry 04/Feb/07 Lead rpt
with Claire Berry
dpmUK 27/Jan/07 Lead O/S
with jon_nz
lewisl 27/Jan/07 Lead O/S
with Katie
Allan Watson 14/Jan/07 2nd
with Simon Whitehead
garethb ?/Jan/07 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2007 -
Sidekick ??/2007 Solo O/S
timmy-ts ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 Lead
Hidden ??/2007 Lead
Hidden ??/2007 Lead
adam carless 27/Dec/06 Solo O/S
Nicos 05/Nov/06 Solo O/S
Hidden 04/Nov/06 Lead
Dale Berry 29/Oct/06 Lead rpt
with Claire Berry
Ing 28/Oct/06 2nd
with Jim
pennyb 21/Oct/06 2nd β
with Jon
jl 21/Oct/06 Lead O/S
with Penny
kitkat78 ?/Oct/06 2nd
with Nick McK
mooseloose 23/Sep/06 Lead O/S
with Nina
Pythonist 22/Sep/06 Solo O/S
with JdP
Ben1983 17/Sep/06 Solo O/S
Hidden 12/Sep/06 2nd
Hidden 12/Sep/06 Lead
Graeme Hammond 28/Aug/06 2nd rpt
with Pete aka Dad
naughtybadboy 20/Aug/06 Lead
Hidden 01/Aug/06 Lead O/S
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 29/Jul/06 Solo O/S
Hidden 23/Jul/06 Lead O/S
gibbo38 23/Jul/06 Lead
with brian
goingupintheworld 24/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with RUMC
climbingrev 07/Jun/06 Lead O/S

Interesting start, crux move involves a bit of flexibility and confidence

with Rick Howard
Chris the Tall 01/Jun/06 Solo rpt
Hidden 01/Jun/06 2nd O/S
Caralynh 01/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with Iain Simpson
donkster ?/Jun/06 Solo O/S
mel holmes 08/May/06 Lead O/S
Alfredo ?/May/06 Lead
howlingbaboon ?/May/06 Lead O/S
with Ruthy
paul birch ?/May/06 -
ChrisBrooke 16/Apr/06 Lead rpt
with Carole Baker
Hidden 14/Apr/06 Lead
Hidden 12/Apr/06 Lead
Graeme Hammond 09/Apr/06 2nd rpt
with lewis
Birdie 09/Apr/06 Lead O/S
with Karl
Hidden 05/Apr/06 Lead rpt
Hidden 01/Apr/06 Lead O/S
tallsop 19/Feb/06 Lead O/S

Exellent route, eaisily protected top out

with Ed Davies
EAYL 28/Jan/06 Lead
with Patrick Snow
Dale Berry 21/Jan/06 Lead rpt
with Claire Berry
Stefan ??/2006 Lead O/S
John Lisle ??/2006 -
Hidden 09/Oct/05 2nd
Hidden 08/Oct/05 Lead rpt
Hidden 02/Oct/05 2nd rpt
Maciek ?/Sep/05 Lead O/S
with P.J.
Chris Davids 21/Aug/05 2nd O/S
with Jon
Swirly 10/Aug/05 2nd
with Dom Clarke
rob wmc 24/Jul/05 Lead O/S
with Alan
malc 06/Jun/05 Lead
Hidden 04/Jun/05 Lead
Hidden 31/May/05 Lead rpt
malc 05/May/05 Lead O/S
with AP
AngelaC 01/May/05 2nd
Graeme Hammond 01/May/05 Lead O/S
with Pete aka Dad
John Brayshaw 03/Apr/05 2nd rpt
with Chris
LankyPaddy 01/Apr/05 Solo O/S
Hidden 28/Mar/05 2nd O/S
Dale Berry 06/Mar/05 Lead rpt
with Claire Berry
clairep1 ??/2005 Lead
MikeDowsett ??/2005 Lead
with Kris Scheinkonig
Climb Rox ??/2005 Lead
Hidden 06/Oct/04 Lead O/S
dannyboy83 ?/Oct/04 Solo O/S
Dave Mason ?/Oct/04 Lead O/S
with Trev Tatler
Jeremy Wilton 01/Aug/04 2nd
with Richard Brown
cpoad 04/Jul/04 Lead O/S
with Clare F
Nutkey ?/Jul/04 Lead O/S
Howard J 06/Jun/04 Lead O/S
with Nick Brakspear
Hidden 23/Apr/04 2nd
masa-alpin 13/Apr/04 2nd β
with Adam W
Hidden 07/Apr/04 Lead rpt
Monk 03/Apr/04 Lead O/S
PenJD 27/Mar/04 Lead O/S
with Jon Ascroft
Dale Berry 06/Dec/03 Solo rpt
Dale Berry 16/Nov/03 Lead rpt
with Claire Berry
Hidden 16/Nov/03 2nd
Katie Weston ?/Aug/03 2nd
Dale Berry 26/Jul/03 Lead rpt
with Claire Berry
Stefan Kruger 06/Jul/03 Solo O/S
Hidden 21/Jun/03 Solo rpt
Dale Berry 03/May/03 Lead rpt
with Claire Berry
SteveM 20/Apr/03 Lead
with Bekhs
Ander 13/Apr/03 Lead
with Kev
skygodley 15/Mar/03 Lead O/S
Dale Berry 15/Feb/03 Lead rpt
with Claire Berry
Neil Curtis 15/Feb/03 Lead O/S
with Arthur Austin
peteetheridge ??/2003 -
with Tom Weston
hayleylouise 06/Oct/02 2nd
Dale Berry 29/Sep/02 Lead O/S
with Claire Berry
Hidden 07/Sep/02 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Aug/02 Lead
Hidden 14/Aug/02 Lead rpt
OffshoreAndy 17/Jul/02 2nd
with Steve Mount
cem 16/Jun/02 Lead O/S
with Sally Dipple, Dave Amos
Hidden 04/Jun/02 2nd
Mark Stevenson 24/May/02 Solo O/S
Budge 23/May/02 2nd O/S
with Mike Oates
pete johnson 20/Apr/02 Solo
Whealiebob 25/Mar/02 Lead
with Chris
Hidden 03/Mar/02 Lead O/S
snowy owl ?/Mar/02 Lead
Hidden ?/Mar/02 Lead rpt
DerwentDiluted 08/Feb/02 Lead
Simon Caldwell ??/2002 Lead O/S
with Carmen
Hidden 02/Dec/01 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Nov/01 Lead
RussB 01/Aug/01 Lead O/S
with Steve Orchard
Hidden 03/Sep/00 Lead
Martyn ??/2000 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/May/99 Lead
ajc 08/Nov/98 Solo O/S
Ratfeeder 11/Oct/98 2nd
with Phil
Chris Ellis 05/Jul/98 Lead
with Louise Pellett
Hidden 05/Jul/98 Lead O/S
ajoliver 28/Apr/98 Solo O/S
rocktigger ??/1998 Solo O/S
martroberts 04/Oct/97 Solo O/S
Martin Bennett 13/Apr/97 -
with MT
Martin Bennett 13/Apr/97 Solo
Rampikino 22/Mar/97 2nd
fellgazelle ??/1997 Lead O/S
with Martin Senior
Rampikino 10/Aug/96 Lead
Hidden ?/Jul/96 Lead O/S
BruceW ??/1996 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/1996 -
Iain Thow 26/Aug/95 Solo rpt
atch ?/May/95 Lead
rurp ??/1995 -
andrewbooth1000 ??/1995 Solo
Hidden 04/Jul/93 Lead
charlesmfrench 28/Jun/92 Solo O/S
Roget 01/Feb/92 Solo O/S
Hidden 06/Oct/91 Solo
Rob Davies ?/Oct/91 Solo
Hidden 06/Jul/91 Lead O/S
nuts and bolts ?/Jun/91 -
Jelly Mould Surfer 02/Sep/90 Solo O/S
Laramadness 06/Aug/90 Lead O/S
Dave Musgrove 19/Mar/89 -
with Rupert Wyard, Pete Finklaire, Kim Greenald, David
climbhigher0 25/Jun/88 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/88 Lead
tapley 18/May/88 Solo
RichardMc 31/Oct/87 Solo
with Jon Clifford-Smith
Iain Thow 20/May/87 Lead
with Phil Moorey
RichardMc 05/Apr/87 Lead
with Tim Oakes
Hidden ??/1987 -
babymoac 26/Oct/85 Solo
Hidden 09/Jun/85 Solo
Hidden ??/1985 2nd
John Brayshaw 01/Aug/82 2nd O/S
with Alfreton MC
mark-abz 27/Apr/82 TR
CrashMat Rob ??/1980 Lead O/S


Mark Kemball 03/Dec/77 Solo
RichardMc 17/Jul/77 Solo
RichardMc 17/Jul/77 Solo
RichardMc 21/May/77 Solo
RichardMc 11/Apr/76 Solo
uphillnow ??/1976 Solo
petemeads ??/1976 Solo
Gordon Stainforth 30/Aug/75 Lead
with Richard Gatehouse
Hidden ??/1975 -
Hidden 26/Feb/74 Solo
Andy Say ??/1969 Lead
mikej 31/Mar/68 Solo
mikej 07/May/67 Solo
with Jim Godbold, Bob Howarth
mikej 09/Oct/66 Solo
with Keith Gregson
mikej 01/Sep/65 TR
with Ted Markham
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