Rockfax Description
Pull over a small overhang to a ledge, then continue up a short wall to a second overhang which is well supplied with jugs. © Rockfax

FA. Chris Craggs 1993

Ticklists: All trad climbs at Birchen Edge.

john max 28/Oct 2nd
Jamjar 15/Oct TR rpt
with Skyline
Hidden 08/Oct Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Oct Lead dnf
GregClixby 02/Sep 2nd β
with Carrie
Blod 02/Sep Lead rpt

Really nice climb, felt easier than Crow's Nest.

johnself1603 28/Aug -
Alkis 20/Aug Lead O/S
with Yassin Said, Lewis Neve, Fraser Hill-Casey, Alasdair Dickinson
Hidden 20/Aug 2nd
BlueJohn 20/Jul Lead
Hidden 20/Jul 2nd O/S
Jonno30 17/Jul Lead O/S
Prof. Outdoors 16/Jul Lead
with Jane
keitht 16/Jul Solo
Marl 16/Jul Solo O/S
charvey 02/Jul Solo O/S
tonto169 01/Jul Lead
Theeni 25/Jun 2nd rpt
with John McEvoy
Cheeks 04/Jun Lead O/S
with Mark Murphy
theplacelives 03/Jun 2nd
with jcdavy
jcdavy 03/Jun Lead O/S
Lizard Ollie 27/May Solo O/S
chrisdjackson 14/May Lead O/S
with charlotte
Jamjar 30/Apr 2nd O/S
with Mark, Skyline
TPitty89 29/Apr 2nd
with Adam Harris
SlabbyMarvin 09/Apr 2nd
Hidden 08/Apr Solo
James Oakes 04/Apr Solo O/S
with Dan Middleton, Georgia Townend
Sid Sherborne 03/Apr Lead O/S
with Matt Taylor
Hidden 02/Apr Solo
Hidden 01/Apr Lead rpt
Hidden 26/Mar Lead rpt
westong 26/Mar 2nd
Hidden 26/Mar Lead rpt
charliepickering 06/Mar Lead O/S
with Mike
seanlikeskites 19/Feb 2nd O/S
Hidden 19/Feb Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Feb Lead O/S
Roberttaylor 05/Nov/16 Solo O/S
southern_smit 30/Oct/16 Lead
Matt Smith 23/Oct/16 Solo O/S
Felix Ottey 16/Oct/16 2nd rpt
PeteH 30/Sep/16 Solo O/S
iWoody5025 24/Sep/16 TR O/S
with hoops
Matthoop91 24/Sep/16 Lead O/S
Tommo0930 24/Sep/16 2nd
with Ben, Hoops
Hidden 30/Aug/16 2nd
Hidden 30/Aug/16 Lead O/S
Matt Robinson 29/Aug/16 2nd O/S
with Phil Brown
mikestr555 14/Aug/16 Lead
Benni99 14/Aug/16 2nd
jungle 06/Aug/16 -
Hidden 24/Jul/16 Solo
edhawk21 23/Jul/16 Lead O/S

i walked out to the ledge on the right to place one bit of gear but otherwise i think i stuck to the line roughly. i want to do it again properly though

Hidden 17/Jul/16 Lead O/S
darrenpp 14/Jul/16 Lead O/S
Wayne S 26/Jun/16 Lead
with Dale
Dale Berry 26/Jun/16 2nd rpt
with Wayne S
Angeline 23/Jun/16 2nd dog

First half was lovely. I had to jump 3 times to get up the second bit and had trouble reaching over the last overhang.

with Andy
andyclimber 23/Jun/16 Lead O/S
Howard J 21/Jun/16 2nd O/S
Blod 21/Jun/16 Lead rpt
Droyd 09/Jun/16 Solo O/S
ChrisBrooke 02/Jun/16 Solo
Hidden 29/May/16 Lead O/S
Gerlach 22/May/16 2nd
Tim Ford 16/May/16 Lead O/S
with Jack Mines, Thomas Hocking
Hidden 16/May/16 2nd
Sam Woodward 09/May/16 2nd
with HenDog
avmpsycho 09/May/16 Lead O/S
with Che
papasmurf 09/May/16 Lead
with Simon Stokes
hirving 09/May/16 Lead O/S
with Woody
mikestr555 09/May/16 Lead
BnB 08/May/16 -
Hidden 24/Apr/16 Lead O/S
MusicalMountaineer 24/Apr/16 Lead O/S

Again, over too quickly, and quite soft.

Hidden 20/Apr/16 Lead rpt
Hidden 17/Apr/16 -
Hidden 17/Apr/16 2nd O/S
Laurabrown 17/Apr/16 Lead
with Ruth Sullivan, George Combe
eastonator 25/Mar/16 2nd O/S
StevieLee 25/Mar/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Mar/16 Solo O/S
gaz3212 14/Mar/16 2nd O/S
jimbonfire 13/Feb/16 -
with TT
Paul Hy 28/Jan/16 2nd rpt
the power 28/Jan/16 Lead
with Paul Hy, rob
jshields 20/Dec/15 Solo


adambaker 21/Nov/15 2nd
Ian Saxton 25/Oct/15 Lead
with martin
martinbettridge06 25/Oct/15 2nd
tom.88 11/Oct/15 Lead O/S

pleasant climb possibly 4b not 4c

Hidden 10/Oct/15 Lead
pimpy 10/Oct/15 Lead
with Celso, Berta
Felix Ottey 06/Sep/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Aug/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Aug/15 Lead rpt
Vixxm 23/Aug/15 2nd
with Baldy
Jim Malo 23/Aug/15 Lead rpt
with Vix
oli5896 20/Aug/15 2nd O/S
ali.scott 15/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with Soph
Hidden 15/Aug/15 2nd
Hidden 15/Aug/15 Lead
Palmer 09/Aug/15 Lead
with Sarah
jimmysdead 05/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with Emma
paulharmer 05/Aug/15 2nd
with John Price
Hidden 02/Aug/15 2nd rpt
paulharmer 31/Jul/15 2nd
with Sam Glas
Iclimb 25/Jul/15 Lead
with Wavey
Hidden 12/Jul/15 Lead
samdickensuk 11/Jul/15 Lead O/S
BeckyPayne 03/Jul/15 2nd
alex_dickinson 27/Jun/15 Lead
with Hog Dog
Hog Dog 27/Jun/15 2nd O/S
with Jen Roberts, Alex Dickinson, Rob Green
Wayne S 26/Jun/15 Lead
Hidden 26/Jun/15 2nd O/S
Hidden 18/Jun/15 Solo O/S
Paul Naylor 14/Jun/15 2nd
with martin, Ian Saxton
martinbettridge06 14/Jun/15 Lead
Ian Saxton 14/Jun/15 2nd
with paul, martin
Prof. Outdoors 11/Jun/15 Lead
with Simon
JemG 07/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Ben Kelsey
Sam Ash 07/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with David Robinette
buxtoncoffeelover 04/Jun/15 Lead
with Vicar
Hidden 04/Jun/15 2nd
Hidden 25/May/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/May/15 Lead O/S
eliza 17/May/15 Lead
Chris Ellis 16/May/15 Lead
with Helen Odwell
Longsufferingropeholder 10/May/15 2nd
with C May
Jeremy Wilton 10/May/15 2nd O/S

There's a bit of a reach...

with Richard Brown
C May 10/May/15 Lead O/S
with Tim
Hidden 10/May/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Apr/15 2nd
JHiley 30/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with PCC
Capricorn One 30/Apr/15 2nd
with Joe PCC
SuperLee1985 26/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with LA Wray
Ron 26/Apr/15 2nd O/S
with Clive
Lawray 26/Apr/15 2nd β
with Camman
the power 25/Apr/15 Lead
with neil
Ardo 25/Apr/15 Lead β

Super sport

BnB 23/Apr/15 -
Hidden 20/Apr/15 2nd
Hidden 20/Apr/15 Lead
katiet 19/Apr/15 2nd
Don't like e3s 19/Apr/15 Lead
Steve Shorrock 19/Apr/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Apr/15 2nd
Matt_C9716 08/Apr/15 Lead
with Ellie
Hidden 05/Apr/15 Lead O/S
Paul Hy 02/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Ken N
Hidden 22/Mar/15 Lead rpt
the power 06/Mar/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 02/Mar/15 Solo O/S
Robin Nichols 09/Feb/15 Solo O/S
mapperley samurai 25/Jan/15 2nd
alijam42 ??/2015 2nd
John Higgs 09/Dec/14 Solo O/S
with Caitlin Bell
fatbuoybazza 01/Nov/14 2nd rpt
with TimG
Hidden 01/Nov/14 Lead O/S
katoseimensah 29/Oct/14 2nd
with Luke Horne, Chris Mock
Stroppy 12/Oct/14 Lead O/S
RKirke 12/Oct/14 2nd O/S
with Freshers
Hidden 28/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Sep/14 2nd
lee1234 27/Sep/14 2nd O/S
mrdigitaljedi 27/Sep/14 Lead
with jake
Hidden 27/Sep/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 27/Sep/14 Lead O/S
petern 21/Sep/14 2nd O/S
Pero 18/Sep/14 Lead
Hidden 02/Sep/14 2nd
robblowen 01/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Sep/14 Lead O/S
bob_cbr 31/Aug/14 2nd O/S
cragsman9000 31/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Neil
Hidden 29/Aug/14 Solo
Hidden 21/Aug/14 Solo O/S
Nigel Bond 07/Aug/14 2nd
with Debs
alpinismo.uk 07/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Aug/14 Solo O/S
Sjpartlett ?/Aug/14 Lead
Hidden 21/Jul/14 Lead
stratandrew 13/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Koy Oi Ding
RichardLeggett 12/Jul/14 Lead
RichardLeggett 12/Jul/14 TR
summerse 06/Jul/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 06/Jul/14 Lead
Benstar ?/Jul/14 2nd
althesin 29/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Eve Feaver
Hidden 22/Jun/14 2nd
tiga271 21/Jun/14 Lead
with Marcela
Johnny B Diggerman 14/Jun/14 2nd O/S

Great climb, some nice moves, the holds were ok though could have been a lot better, certainly helped focus the mind!

with Dan L
Chelsey Robinson 03/Jun/14 2nd
joe hallam 03/Jun/14 2nd O/S
with will lord, chelsey robinson
batterj2 01/Jun/14 2nd O/S
with Ricky Nos
climbingrick 01/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Jim Malo 18/May/14 Lead rpt
with Mark
JVard 02/May/14 Lead
darrencabowabo 29/Apr/14 Lead
migs493 27/Apr/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 21/Apr/14 2nd
Hidden 21/Apr/14 Lead
Hidden 16/Apr/14 Lead rpt
Don't like e3s 13/Apr/14 2nd
with Terri
JakeWShaw 13/Apr/14 Solo O/S
elbeanio 13/Apr/14 2nd
with David O
Hidden 31/Mar/14 Solo rpt
dangerousoldfool 16/Mar/14 Lead O/S
with Matt S
Hidden 16/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Mar/14 Lead O/S
steveg 16/Mar/14 2nd
David_Gledson 12/Mar/14 2nd O/S
with Gary
Hidden 12/Mar/14 2nd
Hidden 12/Mar/14 Lead
HannahGo 08/Mar/14 TR β
with Max Gore, Becky Parry
fuzzysheep01 08/Mar/14 Lead O/S
with Graham Perry
withey1992 04/Mar/14 2nd
65m moderate millington 19/Dec/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Dec/13 2nd O/S
dionisys 17/Dec/13 2nd
Andypeak 17/Dec/13 Lead
jimbonfire 14/Dec/13 -
Hidden 30/Nov/13 Solo rpt
WhipperSnapper 02/Nov/13 Lead O/S
Jonny Holmes ?/Nov/13 Lead
lloydellis93 ?/Nov/13 2nd
Hidden 24/Oct/13 Lead
eburki1 28/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Sep/13 2nd
cameron_hall 22/Sep/13 Lead O/S
tiga271 01/Sep/13 Lead
with Steve, alex
Blueso 01/Sep/13 2nd
with Anna
B4tgirl 01/Sep/13 Lead dog

My first lead fall, though only a little one!

with Tony
alexrankine30 01/Sep/13 2nd O/S
with Dad
Hidden 11/Aug/13 TR
Hidden 04/Aug/13 Lead
Steve Waters, Mynydd 03/Aug/13 Lead
Robnort 03/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Henry Payne, andy burns
mtempest 02/Aug/13 2nd
idiotproof (Buxton MC) 20/Jul/13 -
davidalcock 16/Jul/13 Lead

Very pleasant moves.

Hidden 16/Jul/13 2nd
RCrockford 06/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Sheila
matt.stevenson ?/Jul/13 2nd O/S
Hardcore Pat 27/Jun/13 Solo O/S
Hidden 23/Jun/13 2nd O/S
josephxtian 23/Jun/13 TR O/S
AndyPagett 23/Jun/13 TR O/S
Leigh_M 15/Jun/13 2nd
with James
Hidden 04/Jun/13 2nd
Hidden 02/Jun/13 Lead O/S
darrencabowabo 02/Jun/13 Lead RP
Marmoset 02/Jun/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 02/Jun/13 Lead O/S
dpiddock 02/Jun/13 2nd dnf
with James C
Hidden 02/Jun/13 Lead
cathymiller 01/Jun/13 Lead O/S
jpd80 ?/Jun/13 Lead
with Leigh
Chris Murray ?/Jun/13 Lead
with Dan Chadfield, Richard Bower
Chris Murray ?/Jun/13 Lead
with Dan Chadfield, Richard Bower
hodge192 ?/Jun/13 Lead O/S
aking12 ?/Jun/13 Lead O/S
DanChad ?/Jun/13 2nd O/S
with Richard Bower, Chris Murray
RosieLynch ?/Jun/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 26/May/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/May/13 Lead
Hidden 16/May/13 2nd
IngoBoegemann 12/May/13 2nd O/S
Pelleas 06/May/13 Lead
with Dave C., Adrian
Hidden 05/May/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/May/13 Lead rpt
Hidden ?/May/13 2nd
amyrosemason 28/Apr/13 TR
Chris Redding 28/Apr/13 Lead O/S

A cool high foot move into the crack :D

with Amy Mason
eldre070 27/Apr/13 2nd O/S

Good route. Nice grit.

with Cem
Hidden 27/Apr/13 2nd rpt
Ian JL 27/Apr/13 Lead O/S
cem 27/Apr/13 Lead O/S

Not even hard 4c, let alone 5a. I don't believe the first ascent date

WalnutHorse 21/Apr/13 2nd
Dave Richards 20/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with sjbrook
sjbrook 20/Apr/13 2nd O/S
with Dave Richards, PMC
Hidden 20/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Apr/13 Lead
Hidden 06/Apr/13 Solo rpt
Hidden 05/Apr/13 Lead
Hidden 05/Apr/13 2nd
Hidden ?/Apr/13 Lead
ajc 21/Feb/13 Solo rpt
Reds 17/Feb/13 2nd rpt
with schristophersmith, Henry
ajc 16/Feb/13 Lead rpt
with Mel
Coops_13 02/Feb/13 Lead O/S
with Oliver Foster, German Maikel
ash longreach ?/Feb/13 Lead
mrginna 30/Jan/13 Lead O/S
deacondeacon 06/Jan/13 Lead O/S

Bit wet and slimy

Theeni 04/Jan/13 2nd rpt
with John McEvoy
AlanPedrick ??/2013 -
Dave Turnbull, BMC 23/Nov/12 Solo
Ewano 11/Nov/12 Solo O/S

Easy but polished.

Steven Andrews 03/Nov/12 2nd
Arkel 20/Oct/12 2nd
with Ian
chili-d 20/Oct/12 Lead

The holds are there, but tricky for the vertically challenged :)

Rich Malcolm 14/Oct/12 Solo β
Hidden 07/Oct/12 2nd
toby farnworth ?/Oct/12 Lead
bigredsquirrel 29/Sep/12 2nd O/S
Mr Fuller 29/Sep/12 Lead O/S
birbeck 23/Sep/12 Lead
Phil Mercer 22/Sep/12 2nd
John Brayshaw 22/Sep/12 Lead rpt
Blod 19/Sep/12 Lead O/S
runestone 19/Sep/12 2nd
with Liz, Blod
MrFreekie 14/Sep/12 2nd O/S
with Dan
Hidden 12/Sep/12 2nd
peterbeaumont 05/Sep/12 Solo O/S
ejohnson 04/Sep/12 2nd
Webster 04/Sep/12 Lead O/S

nice, 3 boulder problems stacked on top of each other

gazfellows 02/Sep/12 Lead
with Nic
mike.moss 02/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Dan818 30/Aug/12 Lead O/S
DaveB61 28/Aug/12 Lead
with Ruth Gordon
Mike_Hayes 22/Aug/12 Lead
Goose4 10/Aug/12 Solo
Wendy Watthews 08/Aug/12 2nd O/S
arandall 08/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Jake Young 06/Aug/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 29/Jul/12 2nd
mheyes101 28/Jul/12 2nd
Hidden 28/Jul/12 Lead O/S
adam clarke 28/Jul/12 TR
with James Hulme
Hidden 28/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Jul/12 2nd
Mike Bayley 22/Jul/12 Lead rpt
with Neil Armstrong
Jonny M 22/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Jul/12 2nd O/S
Wayne S 20/Jul/12 Lead
Clee 15/Jul/12 2nd
with Gary
Gary A S 15/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Clio
Hidden 11/Jul/12 2nd
RichyBOYY 11/Jul/12 Lead
nick ferro 01/Jul/12 -
Hidden 01/Jul/12 2nd
paulharmer 19/Jun/12 2nd
with Sam Glas
JackHatton 12/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with jamie langlar
daviesp2 06/Jun/12 Lead rpt
Mike Bayley 06/Jun/12 2nd rpt
with Paul Davies
col3 04/Jun/12 2nd

Don't think I did this properly but the midgey hell made me do it quickly! Nice climb.

with Rhian, Cripsey, Dad, Paul
Hidden ?/Jun/12 2nd
Charley Carpenter ?/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Mike_Hayes 19/May/12 Solo
RichardMc 19/May/12 2nd
with Brad Jackson
Jim Brownlow 19/May/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 22/Apr/12 Lead O/S
paulharmer 13/Apr/12 2nd
with David Hale
tommo1664 11/Apr/12 Lead
jon59 01/Apr/12 Lead
Hidden 01/Apr/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 01/Apr/12 Lead
cloneragan 31/Mar/12 Lead O/S

Very enjoyable climb. Fluid moves and good gear where you need it.

with Mick Bostwick
Hidden 31/Mar/12 2nd
Hidden 25/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Mar/12 2nd
Hidden 21/Mar/12 Lead rpt
Hidden 18/Mar/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 18/Mar/12 Lead rpt
Hidden 03/Mar/12 Lead dnf
Tithe Technique 25/Feb/12 TR rpt
charley 25/Feb/12 Lead rpt
with Ange, Kev
valentinesbabe 25/Feb/12 2nd dog

Charleys's lead. Had to rest after struggling to remove gear whilst standing on shadows to reach what charley's lanky arms had placed while standing on the big comfy ledge :-( !!!

ash longreach ?/Feb/12 Lead
with jim
Hidden ??/2012 Solo
PAJames ??/2012 -
maddogdave ??/2012 2nd
Hidden ??/2012 Solo
Hidden ??/2012 -
lozowen 25/Nov/11 Lead O/S
with Sally Owen
steve-grigg 23/Oct/11 Lead O/S

Best route of the weekend, cant understand why the guidebook doesn't give it a star or two

Hidden 15/Oct/11 Lead
Fraser hill-casey ?/Oct/11 Lead O/S
pie_eater_pete 29/Sep/11 Solo O/S
Peter Howlett 24/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Gazleah 17/Sep/11 Solo O/S
with serge
hazeysunshine 16/Sep/11 2nd O/S
with Helen L
Hidden 11/Sep/11 2nd
Liam Bateman 28/Aug/11 2nd O/S
with Hannah Bredin
philtaylor 21/Aug/11 Lead
Ralphus 20/Aug/11 2nd O/S
UnkArl 20/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Ralph
j.townley 13/Aug/11 TR
Hidden 09/Aug/11 2nd
Becky E 09/Aug/11 2nd
with Mick Sissons, Marilyn
Hidden 07/Aug/11 Lead
Adrianw 07/Aug/11 2nd
sarah hawker 07/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Neil Rodgers (PCC) 05/Aug/11 -

Nice moves and nice route climbed slightly differently this time, undercut on break to reach under overhang seemed to work for me instead of using shallow vertical crack

with Mick Sissons
Hidden 05/Aug/11 Lead
Hidden 01/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Wilst 01/Aug/11 2nd
Chris Harding 30/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Danny
eel 26/Jul/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 23/Jul/11 2nd O/S
Chaz2512 23/Jul/11 AltLd O/S
julian allen 23/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Byakkonick 19/Jun/11 Lead

Good climb, good gear.

Neil Rodgers (PCC) 19/Jun/11 2nd O/S
with David PCC
GrahamHP 10/Jun/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 10/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Jun/11 Solo O/S
egwp01 05/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Ander 05/Jun/11 2nd
with Eggie
Sparrowmonkey 05/Jun/11 2nd dog
with Will
Hidden 05/Jun/11 Lead O/S
lxg613 ?/Jun/11 Lead
Mikael 29/May/11 Lead
Steven Andrews 28/May/11 Lead O/S
with Delphine
Hidden 21/May/11 Solo O/S
Mike Soulby 21/May/11 Lead O/S
with Rostam
skwiddy 21/May/11 2nd O/S

Best climb of the day, awesome route.

with Dave Prendergast
dohart 19/May/11 Lead O/S
with wendy, martin
Hidden 24/Apr/11 Lead O/S
GrahamHP 22/Apr/11 TR
with Tony Wood, Tony Walentowicz
tony wood 22/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Tony W, Graham
shepman 21/Apr/11 Lead O/S
tebs 19/Apr/11 Solo O/S
stemill 16/Apr/11 Lead
with Matt
Hidden 16/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Bradbury 16/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Mary Winter
Hidden 10/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Mark Wilson23 08/Apr/11 2nd O/S
wilkie14c 07/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Mark Wilson
Amy Kilpin 07/Apr/11 2nd
stuaart 07/Apr/11 Lead O/S


with Dave Carrier
Ragnaar 06/Apr/11 Lead O/S

Nice little route, just enough gear.

with martin hirons
saalty 27/Mar/11 2nd O/S
with Terri
terri mc 27/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Alex
Peakology 10/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with cat
Chalky Cat 10/Mar/11 2nd O/S
with Dom
Jim Malo 29/Jan/11 Lead β
with Mark, Putt
Hidden 07/Nov/10 2nd
pottsworth 07/Nov/10 -

Good fun, bomber gear on the crux, but could be pretty tricky for the short

with Harriet
RalphC 17/Oct/10 Lead
with Caroline
r@bag 10/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with Sarah Stirling
Hidden 10/Oct/10 2nd
tobydunford 10/Oct/10 Solo O/S
gethin_allen 09/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with Pete V
Joe Costello 02/Oct/10 Solo O/S
with Ellie, Matt
Hidden 25/Sep/10 2nd O/S
ally1509 25/Sep/10 2nd dog
Emma-Louise Anderson 25/Sep/10 Lead O/S

A great route... very proud

LoneBoulderer 17/Sep/10 2nd O/S
LivinITlarge 17/Sep/10 Lead O/S
with Joe
valentinesbabe 12/Sep/10 2nd O/S

Steve led

with Luke, Geoff Burrows, Kevin Tithe, Steven Fletcher
chumleywarner 12/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Tithe Technique 12/Sep/10 TR O/S
with Luke Paul, Geoff Burrows, Steve Fletcher, Angela Paul
Nick Ashwood 12/Sep/10 Lead O/S
James_D 11/Sep/10 Lead O/S
with Esther
Hjort 03/Sep/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 02/Sep/10 Lead O/S
robjc89 30/Aug/10 2nd

got eaten by a battalion of midges

with Tom Houston
tedburt 29/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Aaron Burdett
bigdrew 22/Aug/10 2nd O/S
with Lizzie
claregardiner 15/Aug/10 2nd
simeclimb68 14/Aug/10 Solo O/S
Graeme Hammond 12/Aug/10 2nd rpt
with Angus Malcolm
Liam Ingram 11/Aug/10 Lead O/S
najki_2000 01/Aug/10 2nd O/S

found the moves from the big ledge harder (as I couldnt reach) than the overhanging bit, quite balancy moves to get the break before overhang too - easier if you are tall

with Emily, Chris Rose
Hidden 31/Jul/10 2nd O/S
Adderbury Climber 25/Jul/10 2nd O/S
trigger118 25/Jul/10 Lead O/S

possibly went a little left

Hidden 24/Jul/10 Lead
Kingsjester 24/Jul/10 2nd

Treid to lead this route but struggled half way up but seconded easily.

JD4 18/Jul/10 Lead rpt

Really enjoyed this route.

with Paul Greenhead
Kirsty 17/Jul/10 2nd
PaulGreenhead 17/Jul/10 2nd
with J D Fisher, Kirsty
Andy Hardy 11/Jul/10 Lead O/S

feels like an eliminate

Neil Rodgers (PCC) 10/Jul/10 Lead O/S

Great move in the middle, no problems if you have the height

with Laura PCC, David PCC
healybob 10/Jul/10 TR dnf

Couldn't reach the holds on the 2nd section :(

Guy Atkinson 06/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Tom Campbell 04/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Jun/10 TR
Kelly D 20/Jun/10 Lead

Thought I'd managed this, but turns out I'd wandered on to the Severe next to it for the last move! Doh! Great though!

with Kiri
thebullmaster 19/Jun/10 Lead
with Ander
Ander 19/Jun/10 2nd
Hidden 03/Jun/10 2nd
MPSBunny 03/Jun/10 Lead
tom_1985 ?/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Jules
JackPott 31/May/10 2nd O/S
Gulon 31/May/10 Lead O/S

Fairly good protection, tough little move about half way up, enjoyable lead.

Hidden 22/May/10 Lead O/S
liverpooldave 22/May/10 2nd O/S
hellboundblr 22/May/10 Lead
Hidden 22/May/10 Lead O/S
andrea83 21/May/10 Lead O/S

Very good. Slab bit in middle harder than expected but managed fine after thinking about it.

with Saffra
Jonathan Hall 21/May/10 Solo
Hidden 14/May/10 2nd O/S
Oliver Branagan 11/May/10 Solo O/S

Really enjoyed busting the moves up this, good positions.

natalio 02/May/10 Lead O/S
with Stephen
zappa 02/May/10 Lead O/S
Slarti B 02/May/10 2nd O/S
with Natalio
emmafromSB 02/May/10 2nd
with zappa
martin one 25/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with dave knight
Hidden 25/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Apr/10 TR O/S
fruitcake72 24/Apr/10 TR
with mic_b
DaveFidler 24/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Apr/10 Lead rpt
Martin Stevens 18/Apr/10 Lead rpt
with Pelleas
Pelleas 18/Apr/10 2nd
with Martin
buzzjen 18/Apr/10 2nd
with Steve Broadbent
paul__in_sheffield 17/Apr/10 Solo O/S
with Noodle
andy jennings 17/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Momber
Hidden 16/Apr/10 Lead
Hidden 11/Apr/10 Lead
Hidden 11/Apr/10 2nd
scrat 11/Apr/10 Lead
Hidden 10/Apr/10 2nd O/S
Milne 10/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with sarah.
Rampikino 04/Apr/10 Lead
with Cat
The Bad Cough 04/Apr/10 Solo O/S
with Christian Minett
RockaJo 03/Apr/10 2nd O/S
with Steve Hogkinson
mic_b 27/Mar/10 Solo O/S
Neil Henson 27/Mar/10 2nd

Nice route - better than it looks

with Mark Collins
Mark Collins 27/Mar/10 Lead O/S
with Neil Henson
daviesp2 21/Mar/10 Lead
with Tom
freemanTom 21/Mar/10 2nd
Goodstuff 21/Mar/10 Lead O/S
with Will Johnson, Skittles
MeMeMe 19/Mar/10 2nd
with Andy
Ander 14/Mar/10 Lead
with Doulos
Hidden 07/Mar/10 Lead rpt
Mark D 06/Mar/10 2nd O/S
with Tommy B
Hidden 30/Jan/10 2nd
davidwright 30/Jan/10 Lead O/S
with Sam
Monoaffe ??/2010 Lead O/S
fulcrumjack ??/2010 -
Jim Malo 08/Nov/09 2nd
Lenny 07/Nov/09 Lead O/S
with Paul
climbing_wiggy 07/Nov/09 2nd β
with Leon
Snowboy 05/Oct/09 Lead O/S
Tithe Technique 27/Sep/09 2nd
with Jack, Peter Ziak, Ange, Charley
charley 27/Sep/09 Lead O/S

This climb deserves some stars - really nice route & not as hard as it looks once you commit to the moves.

with Kev
Hidden 23/Sep/09 Lead rpt
markytaylor 23/Sep/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 18/Aug/09 Solo O/S
Mark_RMC 17/Aug/09 Lead

A fun lead up the right hand end of the crag, with a delicate move near the top on delicate holds. Michelle went on to lead this - her 1st ever VS on gritstone!!!

with Michelle
cooper leek 15/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with crucko
fatbuoybazza 10/Aug/09 2nd
with pete
Hidden 09/Aug/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 09/Aug/09 2nd
tanssop 02/Aug/09 Lead dnf

couldn't commit to middle bit

with Andy
tanssop 02/Aug/09 2nd

but could on 2nd

with Andy
Hidden 02/Aug/09 Lead
Hidden ?/Aug/09 Lead O/S
peggy_on_the_rocks 25/Jul/09 2nd β
with Dan
chili-d 25/Jul/09 -
Dave89 25/Jul/09 Lead O/S
cpoad 12/Jul/09 Lead rpt
with Richard W
Rampikino 05/Jul/09 2nd
with Cat
Hidden 30/Jun/09 2nd
fatbuoybazza 27/Jun/09 Lead rpt
thrutch 21/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with helen
popebenedictus 20/Jun/09 Lead rpt
Powder Puff Girl 20/Jun/09 2nd rpt
with Ben H
Jeronimo 19/Jun/09 Solo
Hidden 13/Jun/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 04/Jun/09 Lead O/S
daviesp2 29/May/09 2nd
Hidden 24/May/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/May/09 Lead O/S
Bex_M 03/May/09 2nd O/S
with Ewan Buckingham
jdgaventa 02/May/09 Lead
with katy
Hidden 02/May/09 Lead rpt
staceyjg 25/Apr/09 Lead dog

Fell and rested in the move up to the overhang through lack of committal. Must do better next time. Definitely only 4c.

Hidden 24/Apr/09 2nd
Hidden 22/Apr/09 Solo rpt
petellis 12/Apr/09 Lead O/S

Couldn't find the copious holds the guidebook suggested would be there but it still wasn't 5a.

Hidden 05/Apr/09 TR
B-bop ?/Apr/09 2nd
with Jake
Hidden ?/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Mar/09 2nd rpt
Jesse Dufton 21/Mar/09 Lead
mol 21/Mar/09 2nd
with Jesse
dsh 21/Mar/09 2nd O/S
with James Campbell-Smith
superturbo 14/Mar/09 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2009 -
RM199 ??/2009 -
Becky E 26/Oct/08 Lead
tiga271 18/Oct/08 Lead
with mark20
pepperpot 18/Oct/08 Lead O/S
with Ralph Atkinson
bridget143 12/Oct/08 Lead O/S
with Mark Cope
Andy Clarke 12/Oct/08 Lead O/S
with Ralph
howlingbaboon 05/Oct/08 Lead rpt
tumbling wizard ?/Oct/08 -
DanT 21/Sep/08 2nd O/S
adam carless 21/Sep/08 Lead rpt

It's a tricky little move up the wall to the overhang. Great gear though.

with Jon_nz
Retroman3 21/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with Dan, Jag, Layla
prof_vague 14/Sep/08 2nd O/S
with Paul
Hidden ?/Sep/08 Lead O/S
flyboy86 ?/Sep/08 Lead O/S

Nice... but over graded

ClaireS 25/Aug/08 TR
Hidden 23/Aug/08 Solo O/S
PanzerHanzler 17/Aug/08 Lead O/S

Would be a three star route (for me) if it didn't have that ledge at 1/3 height.

rayash 15/Aug/08 2nd
with greg
misssammyd 10/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with Andrea
jlury 02/Aug/08 2nd
with Adam
Adam1973 02/Aug/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Jul/08 2nd
Caralynh 20/Jul/08 Lead O/S
Shauna 17/Jun/08 2nd O/S
with richard
mark20 15/Jun/08 Lead O/S

Good move to reach the break below the overhang. VS 4c max.

tiga271 15/Jun/08 2nd
with mark20
Hidden 07/Jun/08 2nd
Tez29 25/May/08 Lead O/S
with Kez
hang_about 18/May/08 Lead
Hidden 13/May/08 Lead O/S
jamie ward 08/May/08 Lead O/S
with John Howes
malc 04/May/08 2nd O/S
with Andy K
bigbobbyking 03/May/08 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/May/08 2nd
Ed Throp ?/May/08 Lead O/S
stevepotter 27/Apr/08 Lead
with chris
argyle_dude 27/Apr/08 2nd O/S
Hidden 22/Apr/08 Lead rpt
btc 05/Apr/08 2nd
with floris b
fatbuoybazza 09/Mar/08 Lead O/S
with olivia & phil
alexharv3y 09/Mar/08 Lead O/S
with Laura
stemill 08/Mar/08 2nd O/S
with Graham
Calder 08/Mar/08 Lead O/S
with Ste
Hidden 02/Mar/08 2nd O/S
Hidden 02/Mar/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 02/Mar/08 2nd O/S
alek 02/Mar/08 Lead O/S
PenJD 01/Mar/08 Lead O/S
with Simon Palmer
Hidden 17/Feb/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 16/Feb/08 Lead
John Dale 16/Feb/08 2nd
with Max Cole, Sarah Griffin
martin48 10/Feb/08 Lead O/S
with cary
edd rab 12/Jan/08 2nd O/S
popebenedictus 12/Jan/08 Lead rpt
with Edd Rab
Rob Davies 06/Jan/08 Lead
with Phil Ashton
Alfredo ?/Jan/08 Lead
with Ben H
Hidden ??/2008 -
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
LoopyLou ??/2008 Lead O/S
with Helen Lear
Jim Walton ??/2008 -
Hidden 14/Nov/07 Lead O/S
@ndy 04/Nov/07 Lead
chrisclimber_1986 06/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 16/Sep/07 2nd
Somerset swede basher 08/Sep/07 Solo O/S
with Sarah, Abi and Dave
Hidden 08/Sep/07 2nd
The_Boy_ODwyer 01/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with Tom and Rob
Hidden 21/Aug/07 2nd O/S
Harry The Owl 21/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Aug/07 Solo
AJ007 03/Aug/07 Solo
Hidden ?/Aug/07 Solo O/S
RichardMc 29/Jul/07 Lead
with Tony Williams
tradguy 29/Jul/07 2nd O/S
with Mark Hazell
Rampikino 22/Jul/07 2nd
with Cat
LankyPaddy 22/Jul/07 2nd O/S
howlingbaboon 14/Jul/07 2nd O/S
with Stu
Hidden 14/Jul/07 2nd O/S
pepperpot 10/Jul/07 2nd O/S
mr random ?/Jul/07 Lead O/S
with Costas
Pilch 23/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with Ed
EdShep 23/Jun/07 2nd O/S
with Pilch
jchenoweth 09/Jun/07 2nd O/S
with Fat Alan
Hidden 01/Jun/07 Lead rpt
vvanhinsbergh 29/May/07 Lead O/S
with Adam Thorpe
Hidden 11/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
Hidden 09/Apr/07 2nd rpt
IanJackson 01/Apr/07 Solo O/S
with Robeverybody
Hidden 17/Mar/07 Lead
jimjimmyjimjim 14/Mar/07 Lead O/S
jo86 04/Feb/07 Lead
Worcester_Ash 04/Feb/07 2nd O/S
with Jo
AlisonSmiles 13/Jan/07 2nd
with Carl Pulley
garethb ??/2007 Lead
timmy-ts ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 Lead
Hidden ??/2007 Lead
MNA123 ??/2007 Lead
taine ??/2007 Lead dog
adam carless 27/Dec/06 Solo O/S
Nicos 05/Nov/06 Solo O/S
with solo
Hidden 29/Oct/06 Lead
pennyb 21/Oct/06 2nd O/S
with Jon
jl 21/Oct/06 Lead O/S
with Penny
kitkat78 ?/Oct/06 2nd
with Nick McK
Pythonist 22/Sep/06 Solo O/S
with JdP
redsulike 09/Sep/06 2nd
with Gordon Gibbons
Maciek ?/Sep/06 Lead O/S
with Andy C.
Hidden 20/Aug/06 Lead O/S
naughtybadboy 20/Aug/06 Lead
gibbo38 20/Aug/06 Lead O/S
with Chrissy
Hidden 01/Aug/06 Lead O/S
donkster ?/Aug/06 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Aug/06 2nd O/S
Iggy_B 29/Jun/06 Solo O/S
Hidden 22/Jun/06 2nd O/S
turnersi 11/Jun/06 2nd O/S
with Andy Gibbs
Chris the Tall 01/Jun/06 Solo rpt
Hidden 01/Jun/06 2nd O/S
leon ?/May/06 Lead O/S
with Chris Munton
Phil1967 18/Apr/06 Lead O/S
with Ed
Mr Spoons 15/Apr/06 Lead
with Stef, Stu Morris
Hidden 05/Apr/06 2nd rpt
b.hayley ?/Feb/06 2nd
Dale Berry 21/Jan/06 Lead rpt
with Claire Berry
Stefan ??/2006 Lead O/S
John Lisle ??/2006 -
Hidden ??/2006 Lead
Hidden 02/Oct/05 Lead rpt
beermonkey ?/Oct/05 Lead
with ronnie
orb ?/Oct/05 Lead O/S
with Mojo
Hidden ?/Oct/05 Lead
Dale Berry 29/Aug/05 Lead rpt
with Claire Berry
thetourist 21/Aug/05 Lead
Different Steve ?/Aug/05 Lead O/S
with Caroline Goldsworthy
Mutl3y ?/Aug/05 Lead
with Jimbo
krikoman 31/Jul/05 2nd O/S
Graeme Hammond 31/Jul/05 Lead O/S
with Pete aka Dad
Reds 10/Jul/05 Lead O/S
with Ralph
mikej 14/Jun/05 Lead
with Rick Naylor
Rampikino 11/Jun/05 Lead
with Liz & Claire
Hidden 27/May/05 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/May/05 2nd rpt
Andy Chubb ?/May/05 Lead
with Bill Wheeler
maybe_si ?/May/05 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Apr/05 Lead
Theeni 16/Apr/05 Lead
with Matt Dalby
baldcoder 10/Apr/05 Lead O/S
with Little Old Lady
John Brayshaw 03/Apr/05 2nd O/S
with Chris
chris skipton 03/Apr/05 Lead
Si dH 23/Jan/05 2nd O/S
with Robin Macintosh
Hidden ??/2005 Lead
dannyboy83 ?/Oct/04 Solo O/S
M_W_Court 27/Aug/04 Lead O/S
cpoad 04/Jul/04 Lead dog

Think I cheated on the crux move by using the arete on the left

with Clare F
Hidden 04/Jul/04 2nd O/S
Nutkey ?/Jul/04 Lead O/S

Where's the 5a bit??

Rampikino 20/Jun/04 Lead
with Liz Hay
rob wmc 12/Jun/04 2nd O/S
with Alan & Pete
OffshoreAndy 28/May/04 2nd
with Steve Mount
Hidden 28/May/04 Lead
Neil Curtis 16/May/04 2nd
with Alan Barnes
Hidden 24/Apr/04 Lead O/S
Neil Curtis 17/Apr/04 Lead rpt
with James Tyson
masa-alpin 13/Apr/04 Lead O/S
with Adam W
Hidden 16/Nov/03 -
crater 09/Nov/03 Lead O/S
with andrew
Neil Curtis 08/Nov/03 2nd
with Pete Barnes
Hidden 12/Aug/03 Lead O/S
EllieWoods 19/Jul/03 Lead O/S
with Simon Greenslade
Stefan Kruger 06/Jul/03 Solo O/S
Chris Davids ?/Jul/03 Lead O/S
with Clare
darren1 21/Jun/03 -
Hidden 21/Jun/03 Solo
shaun walby 08/Jun/03 Lead O/S
with Chris Tan
SteveM 20/Apr/03 Lead
with Bekhs
Whealiebob 10/Mar/03 Lead
with Simon Compton
Monk ??/2003 -
Dale Berry 09/Nov/02 Lead rpt
with Claire Berry
Dale Berry 29/Sep/02 Lead O/S
with Claire Berry
Hidden 07/Sep/02 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Jul/02 Lead O/S
Budge 11/Jul/02 2nd O/S
Hidden 04/Jun/02 Lead
Mark Stevenson 24/May/02 Solo O/S
bigphil 18/Apr/02 Lead O/S
with Kate
DerwentDiluted 06/Apr/02 Lead
with A. Murray
Whealiebob 25/Mar/02 Lead
with Chris
Simon Caldwell ??/2002 Lead O/S
with Carmen
Laramadness 06/Sep/01 Solo O/S
Gman ?/Sep/00 2nd O/S
with Carl
RussB 05/Aug/00 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Apr/99 Lead
ajc 08/Nov/98 TR O/S
Chris the Tall ?/Aug/98 Solo O/S
Iain Thow 22/Jul/98 Solo
ajoliver 28/Apr/98 Solo O/S
Chris Murray 22/Mar/98 Lead
Hidden 14/Feb/98 2nd
rocktigger ??/1998 2nd
with Stu n Clare
martroberts 04/Oct/97 Lead O/S
five ?/Jul/97 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/May/97 2nd β
Martin Bennett 13/Apr/97 -
with MT
Rampikino 10/Aug/96 2nd
GrahamHP ??/1995 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/1990 Lead O/S
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