Rockfax Description
The right-hand arete of the gully is a bit of a grunt to start. © Rockfax

FA. Ken Holton 1982

Ticklists: All trad climbs at Birchen Edge.

Sam Cooke 03/Dec/17 Sent
Hidden 12/Nov/17 Lead
Kinge 14/Oct/17 Solo O/S
ndm 12/Oct/17 Lead
mevanssmith 23/Sep/17 Solo

One move wonder and too close to finish to bother with gear.

JM0rrison 23/Sep/17 Lead O/S
charvey 27/Aug/17 Solo O/S
Remyveness 18/Aug/17 Lead
Remyveness 18/Aug/17 Lead
Remyveness 18/Aug/17 Lead

Led as part of Womens Trad Fest

Bradbury 05/Aug/17 Solo O/S
Hidden 09/Jul/17 Solo O/S
jungle 01/Jul/17 Solo O/S
Theeni 21/Jun/17 Solo O/S
Manchi 20/May/17 2nd
with tim_mcd
tim_mcd 20/May/17 Lead O/S
with Manchi
Lydaisy 07/May/17 Lead
Hidden 08/Apr/17 Solo O/S
Hidden 27/Mar/17 Sent
Hidden 18/Feb/17 Solo O/S
Wayne S 27/Dec/16 Solo
Hidden 01/Nov/16 Lead
fuzzysheep01 25/Sep/16 Solo O/S
JCookie 18/Sep/16 TR

Very delicate start

Hidden 06/Sep/16 Solo O/S
Lukeinch 29/Aug/16 Lead O/S
Nathanhelstrip18 26/Aug/16 Solo O/S

Soloed as a warm up to the days climbing.

James Oakes 10/Aug/16 Solo O/S
Hidden 08/Aug/16 Sent O/S
cpoad 26/Jun/16 Solo O/S
Hidden 20/May/16 Solo
lecko 20/May/16 Lead
with Will
nwakeman 08/May/16 Lead

Tricky first start - commit!

with Aiden Broyd, Kirsty Hounsell
Hidden 06/May/16 Sent
jennym32 01/May/16 2nd
chrissloan84 01/May/16 Lead
Dan Vaj 30/Apr/16 Solo rpt
mtempest 03/Apr/16 -
Matt Shepherd 19/Feb/16 Solo O/S
Wayne S 18/Dec/15 Solo
Becks87 11/Oct/15 Solo O/S
atom 11/Oct/15 Solo rpt
jvnichols 10/Oct/15 Lead
with Sabine, Helen
Hidden 16/Aug/15 Sent O/S
Dan Vaj 11/Aug/15 Solo O/S
seanlikeskites 07/Jun/15 Solo O/S
maumau 25/May/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 13/May/15 Solo 19/Apr/15 Solo
with Tish
Hidden 19/Apr/15 Solo
MIsh 14/Apr/15 Lead
with Rich C
Hidden 06/Apr/15 2nd
scott.hill 06/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Rita Schevchenko
Hidden 18/Mar/15 Solo O/S
adambaker ?/Jan/15 -
John Higgs 13/Dec/14 Solo O/S
katyc 25/Nov/14 Sent
KamilJ 15/Aug/14 Solo
with Dan
dannyboy83 15/Aug/14 Solo O/S
with Kamil
Hidden 03/Aug/14 Solo
Nigel Bond 18/Jul/14 Solo
Hidden 09/Jul/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 09/Jul/14 Solo
stuaart ?/Jul/14 Sent
with Neil Redgrave
Hidden 29/Jun/14 Solo
dbm 29/Jun/14 Solo O/S
Alex_Derbyshire 11/Jun/14 Lead
Markheighton 11/Jun/14 2nd
Markheighton 11/Jun/14 Lead
Hidden 17/Apr/14 TR O/S
ianjdodd 15/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with David Jobson
Sy Finch 14/Apr/14 Solo O/S
jamesclimbing 13/Apr/14 Solo
Blueso 13/Apr/14 Solo
with Anna
popebenedictus 13/Mar/14 Solo rpt
with Soloed
Hidden 11/Mar/14 Solo
Robin Nichols 07/Mar/14 Sent O/S
AshBash 26/Feb/14 Solo
JoeMortimer 23/Nov/13 Solo
cwildblood 23/Nov/13 Solo O/S
mky77 29/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Aug/13 Solo
becca calvert ?/Jun/13 2nd
matbrown333 ?/Jun/13 Solo
B4tgirl 26/May/13 Solo
with Tony
Blueso 26/May/13 Solo O/S
with Anna
Wayne S 28/Apr/13 Solo
The Reaper 08/Apr/13 Solo O/S
ChrisBrooke 02/Mar/13 Solo rpt
ceturnock ??/2013 Solo
harold walmsley 18/Nov/12 Sent
deacondeacon 13/Nov/12 Solo O/S
phleppy 20/Oct/12 Sent
Benn A 22/Sep/12 Solo O/S
gronbech 09/Sep/12 Solo O/S
Coops_13 08/Sep/12 Solo O/S
ChrisBrooke 18/Aug/12 Solo rpt
Hidden 12/Aug/12 2nd
Hidden 12/Aug/12 Lead dog
Ben Hollands 21/Jul/12 Solo O/S
with Wendy Anderson
atom 21/Jul/12 Solo O/S
St0neMonkey 21/Jul/12 Solo
with atom
Wayne S 20/Jul/12 Lead
Hidden 12/Jul/12 Solo
kcollender 01/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Jimbo C 01/Jul/12 Solo O/S
Jethro ?/Jul/12 Solo
MarkCunnington 19/May/12 Solo O/S
with John Hayden
kierandm 13/May/12 2nd
Hidden 13/May/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/May/12 TR
Hidden 06/May/12 2nd dog
Dave138 ?/Apr/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 28/Mar/12 Solo O/S
Morwood 20/Mar/12 Sent O/S
Derek Furze 20/Mar/12 Solo
spitfirerick 18/Mar/12 Solo O/S
Andy Moles 12/Mar/12 Solo O/S
with -
kingholmesy ??/2012 Sent O/S
Hidden ??/2012 -
tinab 24/Sep/11 Solo
Gazleah 17/Sep/11 Solo O/S
with serge
Hidden 31/Jul/11 Solo O/S
pffft 31/Jul/11 Solo rpt
Grant Fulton 31/Jul/11 Solo
KatieG 24/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with James Wyatt
Hidden 24/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Danny Crump 22/Jul/11 Solo
Katie S 12/Jul/11 2nd
Eddie Shelbourne 25/Jun/11 Sent
Hidden 21/May/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 21/May/11 Lead O/S
cragspud 08/May/11 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/May/11 Solo
MJAS82 22/Apr/11 Lead O/S
MissMuddypenny 22/Apr/11 2nd
Hidden 02/Apr/11 Sent O/S
Hidden 02/Apr/11 Solo O/S
climbing_wiggy 20/Mar/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 20/Mar/11 TR O/S
Hidden 19/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Steve Waters, Mynydd 12/Feb/11 Solo
mtempest 12/Feb/11 Sent
with Steve Waters, Mynydd
mwatson ??/2011 -
Hidden 24/Oct/10 Sent O/S 24/Oct/10 Sent
with jamesca
eel 19/Aug/10 Solo O/S
Webster 01/Aug/10 Solo O/S

S 4c in my guidebook, and i would have to agree, balancy and smeary start and big reach to good jugs.

popebenedictus 06/Jul/10 Sent rpt
with Bouldered
Hidden 05/Jul/10 Solo O/S
tony wood 04/Jul/10 Solo O/S
edd rab 18/Jun/10 Sent O/S
charley 09/May/10 Solo O/S
Bullybones 23/Apr/10 Solo
Hidden 17/Apr/10 2nd rpt
freemanTom 17/Apr/10 Solo
andy jennings 17/Apr/10 Solo O/S
Katharine.eaton 09/Apr/10 Solo O/S
Somerset swede basher 08/Apr/10 Solo O/S
migs493 04/Apr/10 Solo O/S
Mark Collins 27/Mar/10 Solo O/S
disturbed_one51 31/Oct/09 Solo
Hidden 18/Oct/09 Solo
Hidden 05/Sep/09 Solo
Hidden 30/Aug/09 Solo O/S
markburgin83 30/Aug/09 Solo
Scott McRae 18/Aug/09 Solo O/S
JDDD 09/Aug/09 Solo
robjc89 ?/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Tom Houston
Hidden 31/Jul/09 Solo
pffft 11/Jul/09 Solo O/S
Kylie 11/Jul/09 Solo O/S

One hard move at the start then pretty easy for the rest of the way

Hjort 10/Jul/09 Solo O/S
emlynroberts 10/Jul/09 Solo
with Toby Vye
asmith37 04/Jul/09 Solo O/S
Reds 25/Jun/09 Solo O/S
vvanhinsbergh 31/May/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 22/May/09 Solo O/S
thrutch 02/May/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 02/May/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 23/Apr/09 Solo O/S
jwpil 23/Apr/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 18/Apr/09 Solo
PanzerHanzler 12/Apr/09 Solo O/S
Iain Thow 29/Mar/09 Solo
gnc760 21/Mar/09 Solo O/S
Peakology 11/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Chalkycat
Chalky Cat 11/Mar/09 2nd O/S
with Dom
B-bop ?/Feb/09 Lead O/S
with Juan, Francy
Hidden ??/2009 Lead
Hidden ??/2009 -
Hidden ??/2009 Solo O/S
Hidden 24/Dec/08 Solo rpt
Hidden 07/Dec/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 27/Sep/08 Lead O/S
colin milton 21/Sep/08 Solo
Hammy 11/Sep/08 Solo
djk_105 ?/Sep/08 Solo
popebenedictus 03/Aug/08 Lead O/S
Powder Puff Girl 03/Aug/08 2nd O/S
with Ben H
benman 21/Jul/08 Solo O/S
AlexBloomfield1992 24/May/08 Lead O/S
Grabtheslab 10/May/08 Lead
Hidden ?/May/08 Solo
phil stubbs 30/Mar/08 Lead
with Dave Short
Hidden 25/Mar/08 Solo O/S
Mr Powly 27/Feb/08 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Jan/08 Solo O/S
Hannah Moulton ??/2008 -
pfoster77 ??/2008 -
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
goi.ashmore 31/Dec/07 Solo O/S
Pilch 06/Oct/07 Solo
Adderbury Climber 09/Sep/07 Lead O/S
trigger118 09/Sep/07 2nd O/S
Adrian Bates 07/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with Chris Lilley
howlingbaboon 14/Jul/07 Solo O/S
Neilfrherts 10/Jun/07 Solo rpt
Jonny M 10/Jun/07 2nd O/S
GiveHerHelen 10/Jun/07 Lead O/S
tristangale 09/Jun/07 Solo O/S
with Mark
Hidden 26/May/07 Solo
tristangale 06/May/07 Lead O/S
with Dan
Hidden 28/Apr/07 Solo O/S
misssammyd 13/Apr/07 Lead O/S


with Rhos
The Mountain Goat 01/Apr/07 Solo O/S
jimjimmyjimjim 14/Mar/07 Solo O/S
Graeme Hammond 07/Mar/07 Solo O/S
Alfredo ?/Mar/07 Solo
Dale Berry 04/Feb/07 Solo rpt
jamiev 08/Oct/06 Solo O/S
WRMusall 14/Sep/06 TR
with Brendan Gallagher and Dan
Scally ?/Sep/06 Solo
with Maggie
Neilfrherts 20/Aug/06 Lead O/S
with Sean
AJ007 10/Jul/06 Solo
Fraser Hughes ?/Jun/06 Solo O/S
tobydunford 11/May/06 Solo O/S
edmitchell ?/May/06 -
ChrisBrooke 28/Jan/06 Solo O/S
caradoc 21/Jan/06 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2006 Solo
Pythonist ??/2006 Solo O/S
tiga271 ??/2006 Solo
with Dave
John Lisle ??/2006 -
Katsmiff 14/Sep/05 Solo
liamnkaz 01/Sep/05 2nd
Richard L ?/Sep/05 Lead O/S
with Liam
dp1 04/Aug/05 Solo
with dan bell
Hidden 04/Aug/05 Solo
darren1 01/Aug/05 -
Dave Mason ?/Aug/05 Solo
ron244 13/Jul/05 Lead O/S
with Louise Wolfenden
Hidden 24/Apr/05 Solo
Nicos 17/Apr/05 Solo O/S
with solo
Hidden ?/Nov/04 Lead
smudge 14/Oct/04 Solo O/S
Hidden 15/Aug/04 Solo O/S
OffshoreAndy 03/Aug/04 Solo
samwelli 26/Mar/04 Solo O/S
Hidden 21/Jun/03 Solo
Mark Stevenson 09/May/03 Solo O/S
SteveM 21/Apr/03 Lead
with Bekhs
RussB 06/Apr/03 Solo O/S
with Leigh
chrishedgehog 25/Feb/03 Solo
LankyPaddy 30/Jan/03 Solo O/S
Monk ??/2003 -
nige pacer 06/Oct/02 Solo O/S
Hidden 15/Sep/02 Solo
Ander 18/Jul/02 Lead
with Kev
Phil West 06/Apr/02 Solo O/S
Hidden 24/Mar/02 Solo
Dale Berry 03/Mar/02 Lead O/S
with Claire Berry
DerwentDiluted 28/Aug/01 Solo
mikej 21/Aug/99 Solo
with M
Laramadness 21/Aug/99 Solo O/S
rocktigger ?/Jun/99 Solo O/S
Andy Fielding 02/May/99 Solo
RobSimmo 18/Oct/98 Solo O/S
with Adult Ed course, Jon Berry
kato'sdad 18/Oct/98 Solo
Hidden 15/Jul/98 Solo O/S
ajoliver 04/Jun/98 Solo O/S
Rampikino 18/May/97 Solo
Roget 31/Mar/97 Solo O/S
crater 24/Oct/96 Solo O/S
Strong Steve 14/Jul/96 Solo O/S
adam carless ??/1995 Solo
Chris Ellis 27/Mar/91 Solo
Hidden ??/1987 -
Hidden 21/Apr/83 Solo
petemeads ??/1976 Solo
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