Rockfax Description
Start at a boulder embedded in the ground and climb the face passing the right-hand end of an elongated pocket at half-height to a rounded finish. UK tech grade of 5b. © Rockfax

Ticklists: All trad climbs at Birchen Edge.

adam carless 12/Oct Sent rpt
davesykes 08/Oct Sent
with Nicky Parkin, Stan, Jonny Morgan, Neil McAdie
JP78 08/Oct Sent rpt
Dino Dave 08/Oct Solo O/S
with Rob
morganator 08/Oct Solo
with Dave Sykes, Nicky Parkin, Neil McAdie, Stan Halstead
charvey 27/Aug Solo O/S

Stepped on and off a few times before doing it.

Marl 08/Aug Solo O/S
Hidden 03/Aug Sent rpt
keitht 09/Jul Solo
jungle 01/Jul Solo O/S
tonto169 01/Jul Lead
scottywakefield 22/Jun Solo O/S
Theeni 21/Jun Solo O/S
Sam W 11/Jun Solo
Wayne S 09/Jun Sent
Droyd 21/May Sent x
with Lucy
Wayne S 08/May Solo rpt
MarkCunnington 29/Apr Solo O/S
JP78 29/Apr Sent
MartinG 15/Apr Sent x
Kelly D 15/Apr Sent x

Needs two very dynamic moves for a short arse

JasonK 02/Apr Solo
ChrisBrooke 01/Apr Sent rpt
Hidden 27/Mar Sent
royle883 26/Mar Sent
Hidden 24/Mar Solo
griffithpatrick 24/Feb Solo O/S
James_L88 04/Feb Sent O/S
with Kat Day
Hidden 02/Jan Sent
Matt Shepherd 02/Jan Sent rpt
chancer 26/Nov/16 Sent O/S
wyzfen 30/Oct/16 Solo O/S
Hidden 29/Oct/16 Sent O/S
fuzzysheep01 25/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 rpt
Hidden 17/Jul/16 Sent O/S
cpoad 08/Jul/16 Sent dnf
Steven1993 06/Jul/16 Sent
simeclimb68 20/Jun/16 Solo rpt
craig.england1 05/Jun/16 Sent
with Dave F
Jack Whiteley 26/May/16 2nd O/S
Hidden 20/May/16 Sent
Mutl3y 09/May/16 Sent
with Ada
Hidden 06/May/16 Sent
tveeg 30/Apr/16 Sent
Nafclimbsrocks 23/Apr/16 Sent
papasmurf 05/Apr/16 Solo
mtempest 03/Apr/16 -
Antony Mariani 25/Mar/16 Sent O/S
with Jo P
Hidden 25/Mar/16 Sent x
nick ferro 25/Mar/16 Solo
mattwyles1 27/Feb/16 Solo
papasmurf 27/Feb/16 Solo
Hidden 30/Jan/16 Sent
Matt Shepherd 31/Dec/15 Solo
MusicalMountaineer 28/Dec/15 Solo
greenclimb 20/Dec/15 Sent
with Sarah
Hidden 20/Dec/15 Sent O/S
georgenvk 22/Nov/15 Sent O/S
meltdown34 17/Oct/15 Solo G/U
Hidden 15/Oct/15 Sent O/S
cragsman9000 04/Oct/15 Sent O/S
with Neil
bob_cbr 04/Oct/15 Sent
Hidden 29/Aug/15 Solo O/S
Chris1234H 29/Aug/15 Sent
Dan Vaj 11/Aug/15 Solo O/S
dobby 200 20/Jun/15 Solo O/S
SGD 30/May/15 Solo O/S


Hidden 13/May/15 Solo
Hidden 18/Mar/15 Solo O/S
samdickensuk ?/Jan/15 Solo O/S
John Higgs 13/Dec/14 Sent O/S
Hidden 02/Nov/14 Sent O/S
gaz3212 10/Sep/14 Sent O/S
Hidden 29/Aug/14 Solo
Hidden 29/Aug/14 Solo
Hidden 24/Aug/14 Sent O/S
Sam Ash 15/Aug/14 Sent x
with Alex McCann, Matt the Fresher
Matt Harmon 15/Aug/14 Sent x
Hidden 03/Aug/14 Solo
benlatham07 28/Jul/14 Sent x
Nigel Bond 18/Jul/14 Solo
stuaart ?/Jul/14 Sent
with Neil Redgrave
peter.ravenscroft27 24/Jun/14 Solo
Hidden 18/May/14 Solo O/S
amccann 17/May/14 Solo O/S
Deezel65 05/May/14 Solo rpt
adam carless 05/May/14 Solo rpt
Sy Finch 14/Apr/14 Solo O/S
cheeky 10/Apr/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 16/Mar/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 11/Mar/14 Solo
gronbech 09/Mar/14 Solo rpt
Deezel65 08/Mar/14 Solo O/S
Robin Nichols 07/Mar/14 Sent O/S
Doug91 23/Feb/14 Solo RP

Completed after a bit of work on the very start of the climb with the right hand pull to get to the nice crack. Starting with hands in the crack completed clean onsight

Hidden 22/Feb/14 Sent O/S
Hidden 22/Feb/14 Sent x
bobstones 29/Dec/13 Sent O/S
chancer 29/Dec/13 Sent O/S
owenhancock22 29/Dec/13 Sent
Duncan Campbell 17/Dec/13 Sent
rich_hw 08/Dec/13 Sent x
snomonkee 08/Dec/13 Sent
JoeMortimer 23/Nov/13 Solo
cwildblood 23/Nov/13 Solo O/S
Wayne S 16/Nov/13 Solo
fredallingham 29/Sep/13 Solo
CRiddiford 24/Sep/13 Solo dnf
mattvitel 14/Sep/13 Solo O/S
A Crook 21/Aug/13 Solo O/S
NeilGriffiths 21/Aug/13 Solo
with Adam
caroline256 18/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Tom B
birthers 18/Aug/13 2nd RP

Lowered off crux move then clean from the ground.

Steve Waters, Mynydd 03/Aug/13 Sent
mtempest 02/Aug/13 Sent
Mike_Hayes 30/Jun/13 Sent
domskezz 01/Jun/13 Solo
Wayne S 28/Apr/13 Solo
Matt Rowat 21/Apr/13 Sent
with Fran
jon_gill1 20/Apr/13 Solo O/S
PeteWilson 07/Apr/13 Sent O/S
joedoherty 07/Apr/13 Solo O/S
Hidden 07/Apr/13 Solo O/S
ChrisBrooke 02/Mar/13 Solo rpt
Sam Cooke 16/Feb/13 Sent
bclifton ??/2013 Lead
harold walmsley 18/Nov/12 Sent
paul horabin 03/Nov/12 Solo
Hidden 27/Oct/12 Solo
phleppy 20/Oct/12 Sent
Teappleby ?/Oct/12 Solo
with Pete Hall, Sarah, dad, max
Benn A 22/Sep/12 Solo O/S
adam carless 15/Sep/12 Sent rpt
gronbech 09/Sep/12 Solo O/S
ChrisBrooke 18/Aug/12 Solo rpt
robblowen 08/Aug/12 Sent O/S
munch88 26/Jul/12 Sent O/S
with rob
robblowen 26/Jul/12 Sent O/S
with Munch
atom 21/Jul/12 Solo O/S
St0neMonkey 21/Jul/12 Solo
with atom
Wayne S 20/Jul/12 Lead
joemallia 01/Jul/12 Solo RP
with Ignacio del Valle, Fidel Sciamanna
Jethro ?/Jul/12 Solo
Hidden 25/Jun/12 Sent
pastep 10/Jun/12 Solo
Hidden 10/Jun/12 Sent
bwestwood 02/Jun/12 Solo
Mike_Hayes 19/May/12 Solo
Derek Furze 20/Mar/12 Solo
Hidden 19/Mar/12 Solo
Snowbones 18/Mar/12 Sent O/S
marcoleptic 12/Mar/12 Sent
Hidden 10/Mar/12 Sent
gingerwolf 06/Mar/12 Solo O/S
drcorbasisgod 26/Feb/12 Sent O/S
paul__in_sheffield 25/Feb/12 Sent O/S
with Noodle
PAJames ??/2012 -
kingholmesy ??/2012 Sent x
Chris Manasseh 27/Nov/11 Sent
Sam Cooke 19/Nov/11 -
catblack 29/Oct/11 Sent
with Skippy
Lordcarr 23/Oct/11 Sent O/S
with Rach
DanC1985 04/Oct/11 Solo O/S

Slipped on first move but onsight afterwards

with Colin
sgl0jd 01/Oct/11 Solo
adam carless 28/Sep/11 Solo rpt
Hidden ?/Sep/11 Solo
Keendan 29/Aug/11 Sent O/S
Marti999 05/Aug/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 30/Jul/11 Solo
keith Lonsdale 09/Jul/11 Solo
Hidden 30/Jun/11 Solo O/S
ben_250 10/Jun/11 Solo O/S
with Andrew
Eddie Shelbourne 04/Jun/11 Sent
waynem1985 04/Jun/11 Sent O/S
steve2006 29/May/11 Lead O/S
with andre
Hidden 21/May/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 11/May/11 Solo O/S
Lev 12/Apr/11 Sent O/S
sharpie530 03/Apr/11 Solo O/S
Tamati ?/Apr/11 Solo
iamstebarker 22/Mar/11 Sent
heeley 20/Mar/11 Sent β
lazybones 20/Mar/11 Sent O/S
with Helen Jones
Hidden 12/Mar/11 Sent O/S
Hidden 12/Mar/11 Sent O/S
Steve Waters, Mynydd 12/Feb/11 Solo
mtempest 12/Feb/11 Sent
with Steve Waters, Mynydd
lozowen 11/Feb/11 Solo
Hidden 03/Jan/11 Sent
mwatson ??/2011 -
Hidden 24/Nov/10 Sent O/S
Hidden 07/Nov/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 24/Oct/10 Sent O/S
John Bish 24/Oct/10 Sent
whiting.jp 24/Oct/10 Sent
with jamesca
tobydunford 10/Oct/10 Solo O/S
r@bag 10/Oct/10 Solo O/S
mattwyles1 02/Oct/10 Solo
with Ellie, Joe
Hidden 24/Sep/10 Solo RP
Nick Ashwood 12/Sep/10 Sent β
JohnnyC101 30/Aug/10 Sent O/S
with Daz
newvena 30/Aug/10 Sent O/S
with jc
RichT 22/Aug/10 Solo rpt
Hidden 22/Aug/10 Solo rpt
Mike_Hayes 16/Aug/10 Solo
llamaglama 11/Aug/10 Solo
with Jam
Hidden 11/Aug/10 Solo O/S
Webster 01/Aug/10 Solo O/S

HS 5b in peak pokketz book

AsleepOnBelay 29/Jul/10 Sent
Hidden 23/Jul/10 Sent β
Hidden 23/Jul/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 23/Jul/10 Solo rpt
popebenedictus 01/Jul/10 Sent x
with Bouldered
Birdo 19/Jun/10 Solo O/S
mattgrange 16/May/10 Solo
Jack Loftus 11/May/10 Solo
Hidden 09/May/10 Solo
PondLife 09/May/10 Sent
charley 09/May/10 Solo O/S
tebs 26/Apr/10 Sent O/S
Hidden 23/Apr/10 Solo rpt
Jamesb55 17/Apr/10 Solo RP
paul__in_sheffield 11/Apr/10 Solo
with Noodle
Hidden 11/Apr/10 Solo O/S
Somerset swede basher 09/Apr/10 Sent O/S
The Bad Cough 04/Apr/10 Solo O/S
with Christian Minett
migs493 04/Apr/10 Solo O/S
LivinITlarge 01/Apr/10 TR O/S
with Joe
Hidden 27/Mar/10 Solo
Daniel Wicks 21/Mar/10 Solo
tdudley 13/Mar/10 Solo RP
Graeme Hammond 10/Oct/09 Solo rpt
Justin T 10/Oct/09 Solo O/S
with Cherry
Alfredo 09/Oct/09 Solo
disturbed_one51 08/Oct/09 Solo
Jonathan Hall 08/Oct/09 Solo
Hidden 05/Oct/09 Sent O/S
Sime64 04/Oct/09 TR O/S
with Lou H, Matt, Janet
max_chan 04/Oct/09 TR O/S
with Lou
andy jennings 27/Sep/09 Solo O/S
Birdo 23/Aug/09 Solo O/S
Scott McRae 18/Aug/09 Solo O/S

Harder than Dane's Delight

JDDD 09/Aug/09 Solo
Andrew Barker 08/Aug/09 Sent rpt
Goose4 30/Jun/09 Solo O/S
with Lucy Barker
Hidden 14/Jun/09 Solo O/S
RiverRoam 14/Jun/09 Solo β
with Wing & Keith
markhilton 14/Jun/09 Sent O/S
Hidden 14/Jun/09 Solo O/S
gg4419 ?/Jun/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 23/May/09 Sent O/S
GPN 23/May/09 Sent O/S
deacondeacon 10/May/09 Solo O/S
thrutch 02/May/09 Solo O/S
Jim Slater 23/Apr/09 Sent O/S
frankcp87 22/Apr/09 Solo
Hidden 22/Apr/09 Solo rpt
Hidden 07/Apr/09 Sent
Pilch 04/Apr/09 Solo
chadrads 29/Mar/09 Lead β
Hidden 22/Mar/09 Solo O/S
adam carless 21/Mar/09 Solo rpt
PanzerHanzler 15/Mar/09 Solo O/S
liamoloughlin 01/Mar/09 Solo
Dan Lane 31/Jan/09 Solo RP

Very nice and strenous but nice slab climbing above.

with Dad
elCapitano 25/Jan/09 Solo O/S
koopa ??/2009 -
Sidekick ??/2009 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2009 -
Wil.Hooke ??/2009 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2009 Solo O/S
cymjt ??/2009 -
RM199 ??/2009 -
JohnFJP ??/2009 Solo
Stig 26/Oct/08 Solo O/S
with Dave
howlingbaboon 26/Oct/08 Solo rpt
with James
Hidden 19/Oct/08 Solo O/S
petemeads 18/Oct/08 Solo
morrisdaboss 05/Jul/08 Solo O/S
with Ste 'O' C
Hidden 05/Jul/08 Sent O/S
bigbobbyking 03/May/08 Solo
roberto18 16/Apr/08 Solo
with Dad (Mike Bridges)
Twisty 13/Apr/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 30/Mar/08 Solo RP
john lynch 09/Mar/08 Solo
with rich armour, Bo Robertson
The Reaper 02/Mar/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 02/Mar/08 Solo O/S
daza 06/Jan/08 Solo
Hidden ??/2008 -
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
goi.ashmore 31/Dec/07 Solo O/S
Hidden 13/Dec/07 Solo rpt
gibbo38 04/Nov/07 Solo
gibbo21 04/Nov/07 Solo
Hidden ?/Nov/07 Solo
Hidden 02/Oct/07 Solo O/S
gibbo38 14/Sep/07 Solo O/S
with Robert
Hidden 09/Sep/07 2nd
Stuart S 29/Aug/07 Solo O/S
nai 30/Jul/07 Sent rpt
skelf 23/Jul/07 Solo
nai 14/Jul/07 Sent O/S
HimTiggins 05/Jun/07 Solo rpt
Hidden 02/Jun/07 Solo
Jon_Warner 26/May/07 Solo RP
Hidden 26/May/07 Solo
Pythonist 22/Apr/07 Solo rpt
Mike_Hayes 18/Apr/07 Solo
tommo1664 08/Apr/07 Solo
Matt Fry 04/Apr/07 Sent O/S
with Mick Swindon, Tim Lord
Pilch ?/Apr/07 Solo
with Ed
Graeme Hammond 07/Mar/07 Solo O/S
Alfredo ?/Mar/07 Solo
Hidden ?/Mar/07 Solo
jamiev 14/Jan/07 Solo rpt
Hidden 18/Nov/06 Solo O/S
adam carless 11/Nov/06 Solo rpt
chiverstom 01/Nov/06 Sent O/S
with Dave Turner
maybe_si 15/Oct/06 Solo O/S
dicky79 14/Oct/06 Sent β
with Pete
Peakphil 10/Oct/06 Solo O/S
Rampikino 08/Oct/06 Solo
with MMC Various
jamiev 08/Oct/06 Solo O/S
Ben1983 17/Sep/06 Sent O/S
nmwr 27/Aug/06 Solo
JonBray 30/Jul/06 Sent O/S
AJ007 11/Jul/06 Solo
baldcoder 30/Jun/06 Solo
russonly 28/Jun/06 Solo β
Hidden 05/May/06 Solo
donkster ?/May/06 Solo O/S
Hidden 18/Mar/06 Solo O/S
ChrisBrooke 28/Jan/06 Solo O/S
John Sergeant ??/2006 Solo
John Lisle ??/2006 -
Hidden 15/Dec/05 Solo O/S
Pythonist 13/Nov/05 Solo O/S
Hidden 17/Oct/05 TR
Katsmiff 14/Sep/05 Solo O/S
chrissloan84 ?/Aug/05 Solo O/S
catt 04/Jun/05 Solo O/S
Nicos 17/Apr/05 Solo O/S
with christos liaskos
Hidden ?/Mar/05 Solo
schaff ??/2005 Solo O/S
caradoc 11/Oct/04 Solo O/S
Dave Mason ?/Oct/04 Solo
OffshoreAndy 03/Aug/04 Solo
SteveM 21/Jul/04 Solo
Graham T ?/Jul/04 Solo O/S
dannyboy83 ?/Jul/04 Solo O/S
Mark Stevenson 12/Jun/04 Solo rpt
Hidden 30/May/04 Solo
Reds 06/Mar/04 Solo
duncan 25/Oct/03 Solo
with Nick
Hidden 28/Sep/03 Solo
Stefan Kruger 06/Jul/03 Solo O/S
Hidden 21/Jun/03 Solo rpt
Mark Stevenson 09/May/03 Solo O/S
Hidden 06/Apr/03 Solo
Swirly 02/Mar/03 Solo O/S
chrishedgehog 25/Feb/03 Solo
LankyPaddy 30/Jan/03 Solo O/S
dangerousoldfool ??/2003 Solo
with Ant B
Macca_7 26/Dec/02 Sent O/S

Forgot the ropes!

Hidden 28/Sep/02 Solo
Hidden 22/Sep/02 Solo O/S
Monk 06/Jul/02 Solo O/S
Phil West 06/Apr/02 Solo O/S
Hidden 24/Mar/02 Solo
DerwentDiluted 08/Sep/01 Solo
Hidden ?/Aug/00 Solo
Hidden 23/Oct/99 Solo
Laramadness 21/Aug/99 Solo O/S
rocktigger ?/Jun/99 Solo O/S
Andy Fielding 01/May/99 Solo
craig d ??/1999 -
craig h 13/Sep/98 Solo rpt
ajoliver 04/Jun/98 Solo O/S
Chris Murray 24/May/97 Solo
Roget 31/Mar/97 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
mikej 03/Jan/76 Solo
mikej 17/Apr/71 Solo
with E
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