Rockfax Description
Climb the right wall of the gully by a few decent moves using a pocket and small flake. Keep left for the best effect. © Rockfax

FA. Chris Craggs 1993

Ticklists: All trad climbs at Birchen Edge.

Hidden 03/Sep Lead G/U
charvey 27/Aug Solo O/S
Marl 08/Aug Solo O/S
tonto169 01/Jul -
Hidden 29/Apr 2nd
Alex_Derbyshire 09/Oct/16 Solo
with Lloyd
Lukeinch 29/Aug/16 Lead O/S
Dale Comley 14/Aug/16 Solo O/S
James Oakes 10/Aug/16 Solo O/S
csd23 07/Aug/16 Lead O/S
with Richard Dodds
simeclimb68 20/Jun/16 Solo rpt
Hidden 06/May/16 Sent
bendevonport 25/Mar/16 AltLd
Hidden 20/Mar/16 Solo O/S
Jaynie 19/Mar/16 2nd
with will484
will484 19/Mar/16 Lead O/S
Ardo 07/Feb/16 Solo O/S
the power 07/Feb/16 Solo
with neil
gaz3212 11/Dec/15 Solo O/S
atom 11/Oct/15 Solo O/S
Nick_Merriman 18/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with John Merriman
dominic lee 06/Jun/15 Solo
Hidden 10/May/15 2nd
freemanTom 06/Apr/15 Solo
John Higgs 13/Dec/14 Solo O/S
Robin Nichols 02/Dec/14 Solo O/S
with Jemma
Rich Malcolm 19/Oct/14 Solo β
KamilJ 15/Aug/14 Solo
with Dan
dannyboy83 15/Aug/14 Solo O/S
with Kamil
philmitch 06/Jul/14 -
Alex_Derbyshire 11/Jun/14 Lead
Markheighton 11/Jun/14 2nd
andyclimber 06/Jun/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 18/May/14 Solo O/S
adam carless 05/May/14 Solo rpt
Karlos 05/Apr/14 2nd O/S
fuzzysheep01 05/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Adam Hughes, Karl Stewart
cwildblood 23/Nov/13 Solo O/S
Wayne S 16/Nov/13 Solo
Hidden 08/Sep/13 Solo
caroline256 18/Aug/13 2nd
with Tom B
birthers 18/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Aug/13 Lead
Blueso 26/May/13 Solo O/S
with Anna
B4tgirl 26/May/13 Solo
with Tony
Cake 13/Apr/13 Solo O/S
nickb 18/Mar/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Oct/12 Solo
Wayne S 20/Jul/12 Lead
Hidden 07/May/12 Lead
Hidden 28/Mar/12 Solo O/S
Gcrawford ?/Feb/12 Lead
darrencabowabo ??/2012 Lead RP
Fraser hill-casey ??/2012 Lead O/S
kingholmesy ??/2012 Solo O/S
Gazleah 17/Sep/11 Solo O/S
with serge
Hidden 21/May/11 Solo O/S
Tithe Technique 01/May/11 2nd rpt
with Clare Jennings, Geoff Burrows, Angela Paul, Charley Fell
Hidden 20/Mar/11 2nd O/S
mattwyles1 02/Oct/10 Solo
with Ellie, Joe
Hidden 25/Sep/10 Lead O/S
mattorford 13/Sep/10 Lead
simeclimb68 30/Aug/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 23/Jul/10 Solo O/S
edd rab 18/Jun/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 11/Apr/10 Solo
Somerset swede basher 08/Apr/10 Solo O/S
The Bad Cough 04/Apr/10 Solo O/S
with Christian Minett
Hidden 07/Sep/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Sep/09 2nd
valentinesbabe 06/Sep/09 TR β

All the others had done it so had the benefit of their experiences :D ie beta

charley 06/Sep/09 2nd O/S
with Ange, Peter, Geoff, MarkB, Kev
chumleywarner 06/Sep/09 TR O/S
Tithe Technique 06/Sep/09 TR
with Geoff Burrows, Peter Ziak, Ange, Steve Fletcher, Charley
markburgin83 30/Aug/09 TR
cpoad 02/Aug/09 Lead O/S

Think I went too far right and might have avoided the crux

with Paul R
paulerussell 02/Aug/09 2nd O/S
howlingbaboon 12/Jun/09 Solo O/S

Difficult to avoid the temptation to move onto the arete, a bit atificial.

vvanhinsbergh 31/May/09 Solo O/S
Becky E 23/Apr/09 2nd dog

Strange route, but has the best hold on grit.

with Mike the Vicar
boulderholder 18/Apr/09 Lead O/S

bit crap really.

Hidden 15/Mar/09 Lead
Hidden ??/2009 -
Hidden ??/2009 Solo O/S
Nicola 07/Dec/08 2nd O/S
with Pete and Barry
popebenedictus 03/Aug/08 Lead O/S
Powder Puff Girl 03/Aug/08 2nd O/S
with Ben H
Oddjob 20/Jul/08 Solo O/S
AlexBloomfield1992 24/May/08 Lead O/S
adam carless 10/May/08 Solo O/S
phil stubbs 30/Mar/08 Lead
with Dave Short
Hidden ?/Jan/08 Solo O/S
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
oliverthomp 03/Nov/07 Lead
with Alice Woodhouse
Hidden 03/Nov/07 2nd
Chris Baker 03/Nov/07 Lead
Rampikino 07/Oct/07 Lead
with Cat
Pilch 06/Oct/07 Solo
Hidden 20/May/07 Solo
caradoc 03/Mar/07 Solo O/S
chiverstom 01/Nov/06 Solo O/S
with Dave Turner
jamiev 08/Oct/06 Solo O/S
AJ007 10/Jul/06 Solo
John Lisle ??/2006 -
Pythonist 20/Nov/05 Solo O/S
Katsmiff 14/Sep/05 Solo O/S
liamnkaz 01/Sep/05 2nd
Richard L ?/Sep/05 Lead O/S
with Liam
Hidden 04/Aug/05 TR
climbing_wiggy ??/2004 TR β
with Whitey
DerwentDiluted 26/Aug/03 Solo
Mark Stevenson 09/May/03 Solo O/S
Monk ??/2003 -
rocktigger ??/2000 Lead O/S
with Clare
mikej 28/Oct/99 Lead
with M
Andy Fielding 02/May/99 Solo
Iain Thow 23/Jul/98 Solo
uphillnow ??/1976 Solo
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