12m.

Rockfax Description
The thin seams left of the arete. © Rockfax

FA. 'An unknown youth' 1952

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Peak Bouldering - bold-star Eastern-Grit sub 7s, All trad climbs at Birchen Edge, The Birchen Edge Red Circuit

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Fiend 11 Nov, 2006 Show βeta
βeta: I led this, but definitely better done as a steady V4 boulder problem above mats - the finish is of little consequence, but the start remains a good, fingery problem.
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βeta: I led this, but definitely better done as a steady V4 boulder problem above mats - the finish is of little consequence, but the start remains a good, fingery problem.
Ropeboy 28 Dec, 2003 Show βeta
βeta: A tricky (bouldery) start leads to easier ground. A pleasing route.
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βeta: A tricky (bouldery) start leads to easier ground. A pleasing route.
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Logged Ascents

User Date Style Notes & Partners
Maddie 8 Dec Sent x
Droyd 8 Oct Sent rpt
Andrew Barker 22 Mar Sent rpt Retroflash. Finished up Powder Monkey Parade.
with Toby, Chris Taylor
Retroflash. Finished up Powder Monkey Parade.
with Toby, Chris Taylor
Hidden 9 Feb Sent
bigdrew 27 Jan Sent
Hidden 18 Nov, 2018 Sent dnf
dan23584 18 Nov, 2018 Sent A couple of goes. Very good climbing.
A couple of goes. Very good climbing.
Duma Brickhill 18 Nov, 2018 Sent rpt
with Claire, Jason, Rocky, red_rhodesha, remus, dan23584
with Claire, Jason, Rocky, red_rhodesha, remus, dan23584
Rocky 18 Nov, 2018 Sent dnf ‘Ard!!
with Claire, Jas n Dan, Maria Jeffery, Duma Brickhill, Ro, remus
‘Ard!!
with Claire, Jas n Dan, Maria Jeffery, Duma Brickhill, Ro, remus
Droyd 14 Nov, 2018 Sent x 6c+. Much easier once I stopped trying to use technique and just yarded for the good hold.
with Ben C, phardy
6c+. Much easier once I stopped trying to use technique and just yarded for the good hold.
with Ben C, phardy
Jwatson 12 Nov, 2018 Sent x
ClemB 3 Nov, 2018 Sent x
with JemG
with JemG
Sam O'Rourke 3 Nov, 2018 Sent x
Sarah Pashley 3 Nov, 2018 Sent x
AshWH 3 Nov, 2018 Sent x
Don Jebus ?Oct, 2018 Sent x
Josh Hadley 9 Feb, 2018 Sent x
Sid Sherborne 14 Jan, 2018 Sent x Lanked from middle seam.
Lanked from middle seam.
Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing 18 Dec, 2017 Sent x Cracking problem (pun initially not intended, but now I think about it - very much intended). Much harder than it looks and much harder than the grade suggests!
Cracking problem (pun initially not intended, but now I think about it - very much intended). Much harder than it looks and much harder than the grade suggests!
SaraAlassam 2 Dec, 2017 Sent dnf
with Lizzie
with Lizzie
danjimwill 11 Nov, 2017 -
gordy767 11 Nov, 2017 Sent O/S
Dan 85 11 Nov, 2017 Sent
FeargalR 5 Nov, 2017 Sent x
LBrown 29 Oct, 2017 -
with Maria
with Maria
adam carless 12 Oct, 2017 Sent x Took 6 or 7 goes to get this - not counting more than 5 years of previous failed attempts!
Took 6 or 7 goes to get this - not counting more than 5 years of previous failed attempts!
C coldwell-storry 10 Oct, 2017 Sent β
with Jake Rogers, Phil Vickers
with Jake Rogers, Phil Vickers
mrteale 8 Oct, 2017 Sent x Took way more goes and skin than I would have liked.
Took way more goes and skin than I would have liked.
Hugobristol 8 Oct, 2017 Sent dnf Tough on the skin, good looking problem though
Tough on the skin, good looking problem though
benkelsey 8 Oct, 2017 Sent x It didn't take allll afternoon, and we aren't from Sheffield.....
It didn't take allll afternoon, and we aren't from Sheffield.....
Matthew Ferrier 8 Oct, 2017 Sent x
Hidden 20 Aug, 2017 Sent
Matt Allcock 20 Aug, 2017 -
peterbull 26 Apr, 2017 Sent
Droyd 21 Mar, 2017 Sent dnf Nails
with Pete
Nails
with Pete
Hidden 11 Mar, 2017 Sent
ferdia 14 Jan, 2017 Sent x got good beta to stretch out to the right hand crack from the good left hand slot, with a bit of hand and foot shuffling in the middle
got good beta to stretch out to the right hand crack from the good left hand slot, with a bit of hand and foot shuffling in the middle
Hidden 14 Jan, 2017 Sent x
markalmack 14 Jan, 2017 Sent x
with will-i-am-old-as-fuck, Andrew Sandercock, ctodd
with will-i-am-old-as-fuck, Andrew Sandercock, ctodd
ollysheffield ??, 2017 -
Hidden 30 Dec, 2016 Sent x
holliehinsley 4 Dec, 2016 Sent
with BrynM, Jams
with BrynM, Jams
dood1 4 Dec, 2016 Sent
nathanlee 19 Nov, 2016 Sent x Remember failing on this, it's tricky. Failed on daring
with Dan middleton, Duncan Campbell, Gwen
Remember failing on this, it's tricky. Failed on daring
with Dan middleton, Duncan Campbell, Gwen
Duncan Campbell 19 Nov, 2016 Sent rpt Not piss!
with Gwen, nathanlee, Dan Middleton
Not piss!
with Gwen, nathanlee, Dan Middleton
Dan Hostford 15 Oct, 2016 Sent dnf
with LSMC
with LSMC
Hidden 9 Apr, 2016 Solo O/S
Hidden 27 Mar, 2016 Sent
Joe Costello 27 Feb, 2016 Sent β
Hidden 27 Feb, 2016 Sent
CharlieMack 18 Feb, 2016 Sent x
with Dan Peers
with Dan Peers
Andy Moles 15 Jan, 2016 Sent
with -
with -
Robin Nichols 31 Dec, 2015 Sent O/S
with Jemma
with Jemma
Simon_Letman 3 Oct, 2015 Sent x
with Michelle, kermit_uk
with Michelle, kermit_uk
rockjedi 9 May, 2015 Sent x
highrepute 18 Jan, 2015 Sent
ehole 17 Jan, 2015 Sent
Duncan Campbell 11 Jan, 2015 Sent 2nd go. It's all about the rat crimps! Good to get this so quick when I couldn't conceive of climbing it last year.
with Dan Middleton, Laura Perry
2nd go. It's all about the rat crimps! Good to get this so quick when I couldn't conceive of climbing it last year.
with Dan Middleton, Laura Perry
Hidden 2 Jan, 2015 Sent
stvey 2 Jan, 2015 Sent x
dannyboy83 24 Sep, 2014 Solo RP
Dave Bond 31 May, 2014 Sent
Hidden 20 Mar, 2014 Solo
Hidden 9 Mar, 2014 Sent
Hidden 22 Feb, 2014 Sent dnf
andy jennings 22 Feb, 2014 Sent x
with Mr. Lovatt
with Mr. Lovatt
Antony87 8 Feb, 2014 Sent x Great boulder problem. The top was interesting with the severe buffeting wind
with Jayboy
Great boulder problem. The top was interesting with the severe buffeting wind
with Jayboy
Duck Egg 2 Feb, 2014 Sent x Great problem. Took quite a few goes. Spicy mantle finish. V4 in the BMC guide is mean. 6C+ is fair.
with Jon Stewart
Great problem. Took quite a few goes. Spicy mantle finish. V4 in the BMC guide is mean. 6C+ is fair.
with Jon Stewart
Hidden 12 Jan, 2014 Sent
snomonkee 8 Dec, 2013 Sent x
with rich_hw
with rich_hw
Henry.Todman 16 Nov, 2013 Sent x
joese7en 24 Oct, 2013 Sent rpt
Mike_Hayes 30 Jun, 2013 Sent
David Kay 8 Jun, 2013 Lead dnf Found this really hard. Need to do some more bouldering outdoors I think.
Found this really hard. Need to do some more bouldering outdoors I think.
dmoir 5 May, 2013 Sent
with Ben and Ian
with Ben and Ian
Ben Harper 5 May, 2013 Sent x
with dmoir
with dmoir
masonwoods101 2 Mar, 2013 Sent x
birdie1989 2 Mar, 2013 -
Hidden 24 Feb, 2013 Solo RP
sadams 23 Feb, 2013 Sent
with Tom, Leo & Daisy
with Tom, Leo & Daisy
john lynch 17 Feb, 2013 Solo
with Lewis Andrew
with Lewis Andrew
Hidden 2 Feb, 2013 Sent x
mark20 2 Feb, 2013 Sent x
Toby 2 Feb, 2013 Sent
chrism225 2 Feb, 2013 Sent x
with mark, CRiddiford
with mark, CRiddiford
Hidden 2 Feb, 2013 Sent x
belay bunny turned bad 8 Dec, 2012 Sent x
JMarkW 8 Dec, 2012 Sent
mic_b 7 Dec, 2012 Sent x Bouldered up to the break
Bouldered up to the break
Mike_Hayes 1 Dec, 2012 Sent
Hidden 1 Dec, 2012 Sent x
Bill Lawrence 20 Oct, 2012 Sent x
with rob cooper, andy lawrence
with rob cooper, andy lawrence
ellis 20 Oct, 2012 Sent
dan gibson 5 Apr, 2012 Solo O/S
Tom Briggs 11 Mar, 2012 Sent
with Ed and Bendy
with Ed and Bendy
DaveFidler 29 Feb, 2012 TR RP Seriously hard! Very good. Had a real epic trying to link into the last move. In the dark. V5ish.
Seriously hard! Very good. Had a real epic trying to link into the last move. In the dark. V5ish.
Alex Mason 2 Jan, 2012 Sent x Superb 6c/+ boulder problem into a slopey Severe.
with James Noble, Jo Allen, Laura Perry, James Oakes, Billy Laurence, Guy VG, Ram MkiV
Superb 6c/+ boulder problem into a slopey Severe.
with James Noble, Jo Allen, Laura Perry, James Oakes, Billy Laurence, Guy VG, Ram MkiV
James Oakes 2 Jan, 2012 Sent x
Hidden 2 Jan, 2012 Sent
catblack 29 Oct, 2011 Sent x scary finish to the boulder problem, then easy slab climbing to the top. pleased to do this in 1 session.
with boothy, ness, Skippy, Tom Lyons, Andrew Barker
scary finish to the boulder problem, then easy slab climbing to the top. pleased to do this in 1 session.
with boothy, ness, Skippy, Tom Lyons, Andrew Barker
fp219 20 Oct, 2011 Sent
sgl0jd 1 Oct, 2011 Solo
Hidden ?Jun, 2011 -
tommo1664 30 May, 2011 Solo
nai 4 Mar, 2011 Sent x
joese7en 18 Jan, 2011 Sent x
Fran S8 17 Oct, 2010 Solo
Ram MkiV 29 Aug, 2010 Sent
with loads of people from hull
with loads of people from hull
Mike_Hayes 16 Aug, 2010 Solo
Mr Sparkle 16 Aug, 2010 Solo
Andrew Barker 8 Aug, 2009 Solo Ground up. Tricky moves on the bouldery start, mostly because you can't see your footholds. Exposed but easy finish. The start is a very good boulder problem.
Ground up. Tricky moves on the bouldery start, mostly because you can't see your footholds. Exposed but easy finish. The start is a very good boulder problem.
tallsop 5 Apr, 2009 Sent in around 8 attempts
in around 8 attempts
Hidden ??, 2009 -
aliem 6 Apr, 2008 2nd
Hidden 19 Jan, 2007 Solo RP
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 11 May, 2006 Solo O/S
Boy ??, 2006 -
Pythonist 20 Nov, 2005 Sent x Good footwork required - as perhaps someone to point out the lower feet once your body is over the upper slab
Good footwork required - as perhaps someone to point out the lower feet once your body is over the upper slab
Scottish78 3 May, 2005 Lead O/S
Roget 1 Feb, 1992 Solo O/S
mikej 18 Jul, 1965 Solo dnf
with Tom Proctor, Barrie Dixon
with Tom Proctor, Barrie Dixon
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