4m.

Rockfax Description
Start on the side-wall to the left of the arete and climb the centre of this using a thin flake. UK tech grade of 4b. © Rockfax

FA. David Penlington 1952

Ticklists: All trad climbs at Birchen Edge.


ClimberDateStyle
Dino Dave 08/Oct Solo O/S
with Rob
Jim blackford 08/Oct Solo O/S
RosieYates 26/Sep Solo O/S
pawel suhy 17/Sep Sent O/S
charvey 27/Aug Solo O/S
Marl 08/Aug Solo O/S
mark stones 05/Aug Sent
Hidden 12/Jul Solo
keitht 09/Jul Solo
Hidden 08/Jul Sent
runestone 04/Jul 2nd
with Blod
Blod 04/Jul Lead O/S

Not sure why at 4 metres this is a route and the BMC guide has changed an 8 metre route (Seasick Slab) to a bouldering grade.

tonto169 01/Jul Lead
Droyd 21/May Sent O/S
with Lucy
AndyPagett 09/May Sent rpt
with PCC generic
josefft 09/May Solo O/S
Wayne S 08/May Solo rpt
MarkCunnington 29/Apr Solo O/S
JP78 29/Apr Sent rpt
MartinG 15/Apr Sent O/S
ChrisBrooke 01/Apr Sent rpt
Hidden 27/Mar Sent
Hidden 26/Mar Sent O/S
royle883 26/Mar Sent
Hidden 24/Mar Solo
Katie2401Tron 12/Mar Solo
with Nick
meanderthal 04/Mar Solo
Hidden 18/Feb Solo O/S
BenjyW 05/Jan Solo O/S
ollysheffield ??/2017 -
papasmurf 29/Dec/16 Solo
Georgie25 27/Dec/16 Sent
Keith Swainson 27/Dec/16 Sent
Hidden 29/Oct/16 Sent O/S
fuzzysheep01 25/Sep/16 Solo O/S
Martin Haworth 17/Sep/16 Solo O/S
Hidden 15/Sep/16 Sent
Hidden 08/Sep/16 Solo O/S
James Oakes 10/Aug/16 Solo O/S
Hidden 08/Aug/16 Sent O/S
Lev 08/Aug/16 Sent O/S
Hidden 17/Jul/16 Sent O/S
Amy Hare 06/Jul/16 Solo
Steven1993 06/Jul/16 Solo O/S
simeclimb68 20/Jun/16 Solo O/S
Danm79 04/Jun/16 Solo O/S
ChrisBrooke 02/Jun/16 Solo
jwhereat 30/May/16 Solo
Hidden 28/May/16 TR
Davidchatterton 21/May/16 Sent O/S
Hidden 06/May/16 Sent
Hidden 04/May/16 Sent
Hidden 23/Apr/16 Sent O/S
Nafclimbsrocks 23/Apr/16 Sent
chrisdjackson 17/Apr/16 Solo rpt

over mat

dpiddock 10/Apr/16 Sent O/S
Hidden 10/Apr/16 Sent
David Walker 10/Apr/16 Sent x
with Steve Grey, Dan Piddock, James Carpenter, Maria
Antony Mariani 25/Mar/16 Sent O/S
with Jo P
Hidden 25/Mar/16 Sent O/S
Hidden 18/Mar/16 Sent O/S
mattwyles1 27/Feb/16 Solo
papasmurf 27/Feb/16 Solo
Matt Shepherd 31/Dec/15 Solo
meltdown34 17/Oct/15 Solo O/S
cragsman9000 04/Oct/15 Sent O/S
with Neil
bob_cbr 04/Oct/15 Sent
Bullybones 02/Oct/15 Sent
JP78 27/Sep/15 Sent O/S
Hidden 29/Aug/15 Solo rpt
Chris1234H 29/Aug/15 Sent
chrisdjackson 27/Jul/15 Solo O/S
mattprince 20/Jun/15 Solo O/S
dobby 200 20/Jun/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 13/May/15 Solo
samdickensuk 10/May/15 Solo O/S
eddiem1 07/Apr/15 Sent x
freemanTom 06/Apr/15 Solo
Hidden 18/Mar/15 Solo O/S
akhutton88 15/Mar/15 Solo

Boulder problem.

Andrew Barker 10/Mar/15 Solo rpt
with Emma
Hidden 04/Jan/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 08/Dec/14 Solo O/S
Robin Nichols 02/Dec/14 Solo O/S
with Jemma
Hidden 02/Nov/14 Sent O/S
migs493 01/Nov/14 Lead rpt
ralphio 21/Sep/14 Solo
gaz3212 10/Sep/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 03/Aug/14 Solo
benlatham07 28/Jul/14 Solo O/S
Nigel Bond 18/Jul/14 Solo
Wayne S 10/Jul/14 Solo
Hidden 09/Jul/14 Solo
Hidden 09/Jul/14 Solo O/S
peter.ravenscroft27 24/Jun/14 Solo
grady_9 24/Jun/14 Sent O/S
andyclimber 06/Jun/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 26/May/14 Sent
Hidden 18/May/14 Solo O/S
anaesthetic 17/May/14 Sent x
amccann 17/May/14 Solo O/S
adam carless 05/May/14 Solo rpt
Rampikino 04/May/14 Solo
with SOLO
Anna duckett ?/May/14 Solo
Sy Finch 14/Apr/14 Solo O/S
Stopsy 14/Apr/14 2nd O/S
with Merri
will_benfold 22/Mar/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 11/Mar/14 Solo
grubes 22/Feb/14 Sent x
with Alex
Hidden 22/Feb/14 Sent O/S
TimG 22/Feb/14 Sent O/S
Hidden 12/Jan/14 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2014 -
owenhancock22 29/Dec/13 Sent
bobstones 29/Dec/13 Sent O/S
Duncan Campbell 17/Dec/13 Sent
Hidden 09/Dec/13 -
Hidden 30/Nov/13 Sent O/S
emilykearl 23/Nov/13 2nd
SteveoS 23/Nov/13 Lead O/S
Jim Malo 19/Nov/13 Solo rpt
with R & B
Wayne S 16/Nov/13 Solo
CRiddiford 24/Sep/13 Solo O/S
sammycolon 21/Sep/13 Lead
Hidden 14/Sep/13 Solo
A Crook 21/Aug/13 Solo O/S
NeilGriffiths 21/Aug/13 Solo
with Adam
eel 18/Aug/13 Solo O/S
Jim Slater 07/Aug/13 Solo O/S
Steve Waters, Mynydd 03/Aug/13 Sent
mtempest 02/Aug/13 Sent
simonsclimbing 26/Jul/13 Solo O/S
james.slater 26/Jul/13 Solo O/S
Neil Henson 11/Jul/13 Solo rpt
mfisher 04/Jul/13 Solo O/S
Hidden 02/Jul/13 Solo
matbrown333 ?/Jul/13 Solo
dr_botnik 20/Jun/13 Sent O/S
mapperley samurai 09/Jun/13 Solo
Hidden 27/May/13 Sent rpt
B4tgirl 26/May/13 Solo
with Tony
Blueso 26/May/13 Solo O/S
with Anna
Ben Harper 05/May/13 Sent x
dmoir 05/May/13 Sent O/S
with Ben and Ian
Hidden 04/May/13 Lead O/S
tradguy 04/May/13 Solo O/S
WalopiaClimbs ?/May/13 -
funkyvin1 30/Apr/13 Solo O/S
Matt Rowat 21/Apr/13 Sent
with Fran
jon bradley 20/Apr/13 Sent
freemanTom 19/Apr/13 Solo
The Reaper 08/Apr/13 Sent O/S
Hidden 02/Apr/13 2nd
ChrisBrooke 02/Mar/13 Solo rpt
Jimbo C 16/Feb/13 Solo O/S
mrginna 02/Feb/13 Sent O/S
bjackelman ??/2013 Sent
Hidden 11/Nov/12 Solo O/S
nick ferro 11/Nov/12 Solo
McKEuan 11/Nov/12 Solo O/S
phleppy 20/Oct/12 Solo
Hidden 08/Oct/12 Solo
Teappleby ?/Oct/12 Solo
with Pete Hall, Sarah, dad, max
Benn A 22/Sep/12 Solo O/S
gronbech 09/Sep/12 Solo O/S
Lunar25 19/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with Phil Marsh
ChrisBrooke 18/Aug/12 Solo rpt
mullermn 18/Aug/12 Solo O/S
TiffTiff 12/Aug/12 Solo O/S
dannyboy83 12/Aug/12 Solo O/S
Sophie Nunn 12/Aug/12 Solo O/S
andy jennings 12/Aug/12 Solo O/S
robblowen 08/Aug/12 Sent O/S
cem 05/Aug/12 Solo O/S
St0neMonkey 21/Jul/12 Solo
with atom
atom 21/Jul/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 12/Jul/12 Solo
Hidden 05/Jun/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 26/May/12 Sent O/S
Hidden 25/May/12 Sent
Hidden 06/May/12 Solo O/S
Eddie Shelbourne 05/May/12 Solo
with Terry harris-ellis
Hidden 26/Mar/12 Solo
Morwood 20/Mar/12 Sent O/S
Derek Furze 20/Mar/12 Solo
Hidden 16/Mar/12 Solo O/S
Andy Moles 12/Mar/12 Solo O/S
with -
marcoleptic 12/Mar/12 Solo O/S
gingerwolf 06/Mar/12 Solo O/S
ieuanr ??/2012 Sent O/S
with Sam
Fraser hill-casey ??/2012 Solo O/S
Chris Manasseh 27/Nov/11 Solo
Hidden 12/Nov/11 Solo O/S
catblack 29/Oct/11 -
Hidden 01/Oct/11 Sent O/S
Gazleah 17/Sep/11 Solo O/S
with serge
BethM 15/Sep/11 Sent
with Tom Wilson, Charley Smallwood
mtempest 15/Aug/11 Solo
kfv 02/Aug/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 26/Jul/11 Solo O/S
vincentchopper 24/Jul/11 Solo O/S
with Harry Wright
KiddaValue 24/Jul/11 Solo RP
Danny Crump 22/Jul/11 Solo
jack89 20/Jul/11 Solo O/S
keith Lonsdale 09/Jul/11 Solo
Hidden 30/Jun/11 Solo O/S
georgenvk 28/May/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 21/May/11 Solo O/S
PieMan 15/May/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 14/May/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 11/May/11 Solo O/S
stpauliblade 29/Apr/11 Lead
marclloyd77 26/Apr/11 Solo O/S
12bennevis34 20/Apr/11 Solo O/S
Tamati ?/Apr/11 Solo
lazybones 20/Mar/11 Sent O/S
with Helen Jones
Jim Malo 29/Jan/11 Solo O/S
katyc 24/Nov/10 Solo
jymbob 13/Oct/10 Lead RP

Well, my gear held. Fun climb. Three bold moves, little room for gear.

with Steve Brown
Hidden 10/Oct/10 Solo
leonjones 19/Sep/10 Solo
Nick Ashwood 12/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Keendan 04/Sep/10 Solo O/S
edd rab 01/Sep/10 Solo rpt
jenniferanncleaver 01/Sep/10 Solo
Nick F Smith 01/Sep/10 Solo
Sam..Oliver 01/Sep/10 Solo
stpauliblade 01/Sep/10 Solo

did it barefoot

JohnnyC101 30/Aug/10 Sent O/S
with Daz
newvena 30/Aug/10 Sent O/S
with jc
eel 19/Aug/10 Solo O/S
Mike_Hayes 16/Aug/10 Solo
Goose4 10/Aug/10 Solo
Webster 01/Aug/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 23/Jul/10 Solo O/S
AndyPagett 21/Jun/10 Solo
with Adam Mitchell
Birdo 19/Jun/10 Solo O/S
Jack Loftus 11/May/10 Solo
PondLife 09/May/10 Solo
stefie c 05/May/10 Solo
JohnFJP 05/May/10 Solo
tebs 26/Apr/10 Solo O/S

warm up

charley 21/Apr/10 Solo O/S
Katharine.eaton 11/Apr/10 Solo O/S
with Wicks, Dom
Daniel Wicks 11/Apr/10 Solo O/S
Somerset swede basher 09/Apr/10 Solo O/S
The Bad Cough 04/Apr/10 Solo O/S
with Christian Minett
migs493 04/Apr/10 Solo O/S
Neil Henson 27/Mar/10 Solo O/S
Mark Collins 27/Mar/10 Solo O/S
Inhambane 22/Mar/10 -
The Mountain Goat 21/Mar/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 28/Feb/10 TR O/S
Hidden 07/Nov/09 Solo O/S
Dunk-RB 30/Oct/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 14/Oct/09 Solo O/S
SuperstarDJ 14/Oct/09 Solo O/S

Nice little problem. Huge jug for your right hand at the top that comes as a nice surprise!

with Steve Blatherwick
Graeme Hammond 10/Oct/09 Solo rpt
disturbed_one51 08/Oct/09 Solo
Jonathan Hall 08/Oct/09 Solo
barrylong 08/Oct/09 Solo O/S
maxkellock 08/Sep/09 Solo O/S

simple route good jugs

Hidden ?/Sep/09 Lead O/S
Birdo 23/Aug/09 Solo O/S
Scott McRae 18/Aug/09 Solo O/S
Milne 12/Aug/09 Solo O/S
JDDD 09/Aug/09 Solo
Hidden 31/Jul/09 Solo
emlynroberts 10/Jul/09 Solo
with Toby Vye
Hjort 10/Jul/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 24/Jun/09 Solo O/S
Benrj 19/Jun/09 Solo
with jay mowat
Hidden 22/May/09 Solo O/S
ajoliver 18/May/09 Solo rpt
deacondeacon 10/May/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 10/May/09 Solo O/S
frankcp87 29/Apr/09 Solo rpt
Hidden 23/Apr/09 Solo O/S
jwpil 23/Apr/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 22/Apr/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 13/Apr/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 07/Apr/09 Sent
Hidden ?/Apr/09 Solo
chadrads 29/Mar/09 Solo O/S
practicalcat 21/Mar/09 Solo
adam carless 21/Mar/09 Solo rpt
Hidden 15/Mar/09 Solo O/S
John Eley ?/Jan/09 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2009 -
Hidden ??/2009 Solo O/S
phja ?/Nov/08 Solo
with holly Clothier, zoe marshall
howlingbaboon 26/Oct/08 Solo rpt
Hammy 11/Sep/08 Solo
Hidden ?/Sep/08 Solo O/S
frankcp87 28/Aug/08 Solo O/S
with Emma Stokes
PanzerHanzler 17/Aug/08 Solo O/S
mattjam ?/Aug/08 Solo O/S
James Moyle 24/Jul/08 Solo O/S
Phil1967 13/Jul/08 Solo O/S
Mike Soulby 21/May/08 Solo O/S
practicalcat 10/May/08 Solo dnf

got to top, didn't want to top out so reversed moves.

bigbobbyking 03/May/08 Solo
Hidden ?/May/08 Solo
mr random 12/Apr/08 Solo O/S
D Berry 06/Apr/08 Solo RP
john lynch 09/Mar/08 Solo
with rich armour, Bo Robertson
edd rab 16/Feb/08 Solo
mikej 12/Feb/08 Solo
with Rick Naylor
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
goi.ashmore 31/Dec/07 Solo O/S
Pilch 06/Oct/07 Solo
Hidden 02/Oct/07 Solo O/S
gibbo38 14/Sep/07 Solo O/S
with Robert
trigger118 09/Sep/07 TR O/S
Stuart S 29/Aug/07 Solo O/S
Andy Fielding 25/Aug/07 Solo
Jenn 07/Aug/07 Solo O/S
TRNovice 07/Aug/07 Solo O/S
with Jenn
nai 14/Jul/07 Solo O/S
Dane 14/Jul/07 Solo O/S

Good little problem

Hidden 12/Jun/07 Solo
Jon_Warner 26/May/07 Solo O/S
tommo1664 05/May/07 Solo
Pythonist 22/Apr/07 Solo rpt
Mike_Hayes 18/Apr/07 Solo
The Mountain Goat 01/Apr/07 Solo O/S
tomboyle 27/Mar/07 Solo O/S
with horsi
popebenedictus 17/Mar/07 Solo O/S
with Soloed
Graeme Hammond 07/Mar/07 Solo rpt
Alfredo ?/Mar/07 Solo
nblackbeard 04/Feb/07 Solo
jw231 04/Feb/07 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2007 -
C.J.Horsfield ??/2007 Solo O/S
victim of mathematics 11/Nov/06 Solo O/S
chiverstom 01/Nov/06 Solo O/S
with Dave Turner
Hidden 28/Oct/06 Solo
jamiev 08/Oct/06 Solo O/S
Ben1983 17/Sep/06 Solo O/S
nmwr 27/Aug/06 Solo
howlingbaboon 16/Aug/06 Solo
AJ007 11/Jul/06 Solo
russonly 28/Jun/06 Solo β
donkster ?/Jun/06 Solo O/S
tobydunford 11/May/06 Solo O/S
Hidden 05/May/06 Solo
Steve Vincent 24/Mar/06 Solo
ChrisBrooke 28/Jan/06 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2006 Solo
Pythonist ??/2006 Solo O/S
John Lisle ??/2006 -
Hidden 15/Dec/05 Solo O/S
Nicos 09/Nov/05 Solo O/S
with solo
Hidden 17/Oct/05 Solo
Katsmiff 14/Sep/05 Solo O/S
dp1 20/Jul/05 Solo
with dan bell
catt 04/Jun/05 Solo O/S
collingwood 29/May/05 Solo O/S
with Matthew Rhodes
mwh 22/Mar/05 Solo O/S
Will Gordon ?/Mar/05 Solo O/S
Hidden 24/Jan/05 Sent
Hidden ??/2005 -
Tez29 14/Dec/04 Solo
caradoc 11/Oct/04 Solo O/S
colin milton 07/Oct/04 Solo
Hidden ?/Sep/04 Solo O/S
Phil West 28/Aug/04 Solo rpt
OffshoreAndy 03/Aug/04 Solo
Graeme Hammond 17/Jul/04 2nd O/S
with Pete aka Dad
Graham T ?/Jul/04 Solo O/S
samwelli 26/Mar/04 Solo O/S
Reds 06/Mar/04 Solo
Andy Clarke 06/Dec/03 Solo O/S
SteveM 28/Sep/03 Solo
kevp 10/Aug/03 Solo
with Jasen Ainley
Hidden 21/Jun/03 Solo rpt
Mark Stevenson 09/May/03 Solo O/S
Ena ?/May/03 Solo
Smelly Fox 19/Mar/03 Solo O/S
chrishedgehog 25/Feb/03 Solo
LankyPaddy 30/Jan/03 Solo O/S
Monk ??/2003 -
duncan 18/Oct/02 Solo
Phil West 06/Apr/02 Solo O/S
andygreen 29/Mar/02 Solo
Hidden 24/Mar/02 Solo
DerwentDiluted 28/Aug/01 Solo
Neil Curtis 30/Jun/01 2nd
with Arthur Austin
Hidden ?/Aug/00 Solo
EllieWoods 08/Apr/00 Solo O/S
with Si
DubyaJamesDubya ?/Mar/00 Solo O/S
Rampikino 06/Nov/99 Solo
mikej 28/Oct/99 Solo
with M
Hidden 14/Oct/99 Solo
rocktigger ?/Jun/99 Solo O/S
craig h 13/Sep/98 Solo rpt
ajoliver 05/Jun/98 Solo O/S
Hidden 08/May/98 Solo O/S
kato'sdad 08/Aug/97 Solo
RobSimmo 08/Aug/97 Solo O/S
with Steve Goodens, Jon Berry
Chris Murray 24/May/97 Solo
Rampikino 18/May/97 Solo
Rampikino 18/May/97 Solo

Variation

mikej 13/Apr/97 Solo
with Sc, R
Roget ??/1997 Solo O/S
crater 11/Aug/96 Solo O/S
craig h 15/Jul/96 Solo
Strong Steve 14/Jul/96 Solo O/S
andrewbooth1000 ??/1995 Solo
with Keira
adam carless ??/1994 Solo
Martin Bennett 07/Jul/93 Solo
Hidden 15/Aug/92 Solo
Backinthegame ?/Apr/92 Solo
roncaves 07/Apr/91 Solo
craig h 29/Apr/90 Solo O/S
Laramadness 16/Aug/89 Solo O/S
tapley ?/Aug/88 Solo
Iain Thow 14/Sep/87 Solo
Chris the Tall ?/Jun/87 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/1987 -
babymoac 26/Oct/85 Solo
Hidden 21/Apr/83 Solo
Ena ?/Sep/82 Solo
mark-abz 01/Jun/82 Solo
mikej 18/Oct/81 Solo
with S
CrashMat Rob ??/1980 Lead O/S

1980's

Mark Kemball 03/Dec/77 Solo
RichardMc 17/Jul/77 Solo
RichardMc 17/Jul/77 Solo
RichardMc 11/Apr/76 Solo
Chris Ellis 04/Apr/76 Solo
petemeads ??/1976 Solo
mikej 06/Jul/74 Solo
with E
mikej 09/Jan/72 Solo
with Barbara Sharratt, Janice Coulton, John Bickerdike, Geoff Williams
Andy Say ??/1971 Solo
mikej 31/Aug/70 Solo
with E
mikej 19/Aug/68 Solo
mikej 31/Mar/68 Solo
mikej 30/Apr/66 Solo
with Rosemary Lewis, Malcolm Eldridge, Mike Byles
mikej 10/Oct/65 Solo
with Howard Furguson
mikej 01/Sep/65 Solo
with Ted Markham
mikej 22/Apr/65 Solo
with Barry Regan, Nigel Sumner
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Voting
High HS
Mid HS
Low HS
High S
Mid S
Low S
High HVD
Mid HVD
Low HVD
Votes cast 21
High 4c
Mid 4c
Low 4c
High 4b
Mid 4b
Low 4b
High 4a
Mid 4a
Low 4a
Votes cast 21
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Style of ascent
Soloed
Bouldered
Lead
Followed
Toproped
Not Set
Onsighted
Repeated
Redpoint
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DNF
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