Rockfax Description
The awkward right-hand crack soon eases although some of the footholds are well polished. © Rockfax

Ticklists: Birchen Edge - Starter for ten, All trad climbs at Birchen Edge.

Bradbury 05/Aug/17 Solo O/S
with Mary Winter
Hidden 12/Jul/17 Solo
Alex Wade 25/Jun/17 Solo
frankcp87 19/Jun/17 Lead O/S
with Megan
Danm79 13/May/17 Solo O/S
Wayne S 08/May/17 Solo rpt
Hidden 29/Apr/17 Solo
Dawn_K_B 04/Apr/17 Solo
meanderthal 04/Mar/17 Solo
Wayne S 27/Dec/16 Solo
fuzzysheep01 25/Sep/16 Solo O/S
James Oakes 10/Aug/16 Solo O/S
BigHairyIan 30/May/16 2nd O/S
with Katy Stranack
jwhereat 30/May/16 Lead
Alastair Hudson 28/May/16 Solo
papasmurf 13/Apr/16 Solo
the power 06/Mar/16 Solo
Matt Shepherd 19/Feb/16 Solo O/S
georgenvk 22/Nov/15 Solo rpt
Hidden 01/Nov/15 Solo rpt
cerey 11/Oct/15 TR O/S
with Truf (Paul Howard)
gaz3212 04/Sep/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 11/Aug/15 Lead O/S
ssnow157 03/Aug/15 2nd
with Jack
Jack Whiteley 03/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with Sarah
Hidden ?/Aug/15 Lead 30/May/15 Solo
P Rogers 30/May/15 Solo O/S
with Sue
Kinge 16/May/15 Solo
PieMan 16/May/15 Lead rpt
with Che 19/Apr/15 Solo
with Tish
Hidden 19/Apr/15 Solo
the power 30/Mar/15 Solo O/S
with Billy
Wayne S 29/Dec/14 Solo O/S

Full Winter Conditions!

Robin Nichols 24/Dec/14 Solo O/S
with Roger
Roget 24/Dec/14 Solo O/S
with robin
John Higgs 13/Dec/14 Solo O/S
freemanTom 30/Aug/14 Solo
KamilJ 15/Aug/14 Solo O/S
dannyboy83 15/Aug/14 Solo O/S
with Kamil
OliverRoss 07/Aug/14 Solo O/S
RossCallender 03/Aug/14 Solo
Nigel Bond 18/Jul/14 Solo
Hidden 29/Jun/14 Solo
dbm 29/Jun/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 22/Jun/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 22/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Blueso 02/May/14 Solo

down climb

with Felipe Wigster, Jezz, Anna
Charlotte Nelson 18/Apr/14 Solo
Sy Finch 14/Apr/14 Solo O/S
B4tgirl 13/Apr/14 Solo
with Tony
Hidden 13/Apr/14 2nd
Blueso 13/Apr/14 Solo O/S
with Anna
lloydellis93 06/Mar/14 Solo
Retro Rowan 16/Feb/14 Lead O/S

straight forward

Tim Harper 16/Feb/14 Solo O/S
with NTU
josephxtian 22/Sep/13 Solo O/S
with Padge
AndyPagett 22/Sep/13 Solo O/S
Neil Henson 11/Jul/13 Solo O/S
Rachael88 06/Jul/13 2nd
with Adam
BStar 06/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Rachael
Browny 08/Jun/13 Lead O/S
johngriffin 02/Jun/13 2nd
becca calvert ?/Jun/13 Lead
Wayne S 28/Apr/13 Solo
nogoodgrice 21/Apr/13 Solo rpt
freemanTom 19/Apr/13 Solo
caradoc 05/Mar/13 Solo rpt
ChrisBrooke 02/Mar/13 Solo rpt
Hidden 21/Feb/13 Lead O/S
Ricky Layf 21/Feb/13 2nd O/S
with Pete
Hidden 12/Feb/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Jan/13 Solo O/S
MrFreekie 04/Jan/13 Solo O/S
deacondeacon 13/Nov/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 27/Oct/12 Solo
Strachan 16/Sep/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 09/Sep/12 Solo
daviesp2 03/Sep/12 Solo
SuperstarDJ 02/Sep/12 Solo
with Katarzyna Bonenberg
Hidden 01/Sep/12 Solo
ChrisBrooke 18/Aug/12 Solo rpt
pffft 18/Aug/12 Solo rpt
Geff Davey 25/Jul/12 TR dog

Taking the left hand of the two cracks for a bit of variation. Slightly more dignified than taking the wider right hand crack.

Geff Davey 24/Jul/12 TR

An undignified scramble!

St0neMonkey 21/Jul/12 Solo
with atom
atom 21/Jul/12 Solo O/S
kierandm 13/May/12 Lead
Hidden 13/May/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 15/Apr/12 Solo
Hidden 14/Apr/12 Solo O/S
dmetcalfe 27/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Ramblin dave 25/Mar/12 2nd O/S

Leticia's first lead.

with Leticia, Richard
rfdl100 25/Mar/12 2nd O/S
with David Sim
Hidden 18/Mar/12 Solo
Hidden 16/Mar/12 Solo O/S
PAJames ??/2012 -
Hidden 19/Nov/11 Solo rpt
Lordcarr 23/Oct/11 Sent O/S
with Rach
Hidden 23/Oct/11 Solo
Dan Vaj 09/Oct/11 TR O/S
with Amanda Vajzovic
Hidden ?/Oct/11 Solo
gronbech 25/Sep/11 Solo O/S
with Robin & Edward
I George 24/Sep/11 Lead O/S
with epidema
epidema 24/Sep/11 2nd
Hidden 24/Sep/11 Solo O/S
rogerskews 23/Sep/11 -
with Martin Coward
Gazleah 17/Sep/11 Solo O/S

down climb for next route

with serge
PieMan 03/Sep/11 2nd rpt
with Jim
tobyk 28/Aug/11 Solo O/S
PieMan 07/Aug/11 Solo O/S
pffft 31/Jul/11 Solo O/S
Heather651 31/Jul/11 Solo
Heather651 31/Jul/11 Solo
Snorfalorpagus 31/Jul/11 Solo O/S


Hidden 26/Jul/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 26/Jul/11 Solo rpt
Danny Crump 22/Jul/11 Solo
Hidden 12/Jun/11 2nd O/S
Eddie Shelbourne 04/Jun/11 Sent
georgenvk 28/May/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Apr/11 Solo O/S
sam coward 10/Apr/11 2nd
with Rupe, Helen
dk247 03/Apr/11 2nd
with Owdham
Owdham 03/Apr/11 Lead O/S

Climbed the Groove in Trainers !! Nice little climb, however would have been better being a little longer. Still very enjoyable

Hidden 02/Apr/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 02/Apr/11 Sent O/S
ronmcdonald ?/Apr/11 TR O/S
daviesp2 18/Mar/11 Solo
Hidden 03/Mar/11 Solo O/S
Heather651 ??/2011 -
Marq 02/Oct/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Oct/10 2nd O/S
mattwyles1 02/Oct/10 Solo
with Ellie, Joe
leonjones 19/Sep/10 Solo
Tala A 30/Aug/10 Solo
Hidden 22/Aug/10 2nd β
Ramblin dave 22/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Gareth
eel 19/Aug/10 Solo O/S
Mike_Hayes 16/Aug/10 Solo
Andrew Bangs 31/Jul/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 05/Jul/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 27/Jun/10 Solo O/S
edd rab 17/Jun/10 Solo rpt
Hidden 16/Jun/10 Solo
valentinesbabe 09/May/10 Solo O/S
Bullybones 23/Apr/10 Solo
johnl 08/Apr/10 Lead O/S

10yr old nieces first trad trip.

with Isobel Leonard
The Bad Cough 04/Apr/10 Solo O/S
with Christian Minett
Tithe Technique 31/Jan/10 2nd
with Sarah Shead
disturbed_one51 31/Oct/09 Solo
Pilch 31/Oct/09 Solo
Jonathan Hall 31/Oct/09 Solo
MPSBunny 21/Oct/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 12/Sep/09 Lead
JDDD 09/Aug/09 Solo
mikej 28/Jul/09 Solo
with Rick Naylor
emlynroberts 10/Jul/09 Solo
with Toby Vye
Reds 25/Jun/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 17/Jun/09 Solo
jwpil 23/Apr/09 Solo O/S
PanzerHanzler 12/Apr/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 05/Apr/09 Solo O/S
Wil.Hooke 22/Mar/09 Solo
Hidden 22/Mar/09 Solo O/S
Jeronimo 18/Mar/09 Solo O/S
Benrj 18/Mar/09 Solo
with jay mowat
Hidden 18/Mar/09 Solo
Hidden 15/Mar/09 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2009 -
Alfredo 15/Dec/08 Solo rpt
phja ?/Nov/08 Lead O/S
with holly Clothier, zoe marshall
Hammy 11/Sep/08 Solo
Hidden 31/Aug/08 Lead O/S
andi taxi 24/Aug/08 Solo
with young will fron farndon
charley 10/Aug/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 20/Jul/08 Solo
Caralynh 20/Jul/08 Solo
Hidden 14/Jun/08 Lead
Crimps@67 09/May/08 2nd O/S
mr random 12/Apr/08 Solo O/S
howlingbaboon 24/Mar/08 Solo rpt
Hidden 09/Mar/08 Solo rpt
Jonny M 23/Feb/08 Solo O/S
with Solo
mikej 12/Feb/08 Solo
with Rick Naylor
Hidden 12/Jan/08 Solo O/S
phil stubbs ??/2008 Lead
with Dave Short
Hannah Moulton ??/2008 -
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
edd rab 27/Oct/07 Lead O/S
with Seb
Graeme Hammond 17/Oct/07 Solo rpt
Alfredo ?/Oct/07 Solo
Adrian Bates 07/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with Chris Lilley
adam carless 02/Sep/07 Solo rpt
adrstoll 02/Sep/07 Solo O/S
Jon_Warner 26/May/07 Solo O/S
natzim 09/Apr/07 Solo O/S
The Mountain Goat 01/Apr/07 Solo O/S
caradoc 03/Mar/07 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2007 -
davidwright 10/Sep/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Sep/06 Solo O/S
Neilfrherts 21/Jul/06 Lead O/S
with Sean
AJ007 10/Jul/06 Solo
Hidden 09/Jul/06 Solo
rambler_gary 28/May/06 Lead O/S
with Chicks
Mike Turner 14/May/06 Solo O/S
Hidden 14/Apr/06 2nd
Hidden 14/Apr/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Apr/06 Solo rpt
Rampikino 09/Apr/06 Lead
with MMC Various
Phil1967 05/Apr/06 Solo
colin milton 26/Mar/06 Solo
leerthorp 05/Mar/06 Solo O/S
John Lisle ??/2006 -
Hidden ??/2006 Solo
Pythonist ??/2006 Solo O/S
Hidden 08/Oct/05 2nd O/S
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 24/Sep/05 Solo O/S
rachel959 04/Aug/05 TR
with Dan Peach
dp1 20/Jul/05 Solo
with dan bell
victim of mathematics 04/May/05 Solo O/S
jl 10/Apr/05 Solo O/S
with SPA Training
Hidden 12/Dec/04 Solo
smudge 02/Oct/04 Solo O/S
Chris Davids 26/Jul/04 Solo O/S
Hidden 23/Apr/04 Solo
samwelli 26/Mar/04 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2004 -
SteveM 28/Sep/03 Solo
tobydunford 17/Aug/03 Solo O/S
Rampikino 21/Jun/03 Lead
with Liz Hay
Hidden 21/Jun/03 Solo
RussB 06/Apr/03 Solo O/S
with Leigh
chrishedgehog 25/Feb/03 Solo
Hidden 15/Sep/02 Solo
Budge 11/Jul/02 Solo O/S
Hidden 27/Jun/02 Solo O/S
Hidden 16/Jun/02 Lead
Mark Stevenson 26/May/02 Solo O/S
Phil West 06/Apr/02 Solo O/S
Martin Bennett 05/Apr/02 Solo
DerwentDiluted 28/Aug/01 Solo
Monk 23/Jun/01 Solo O/S
Martyn ??/2000 Lead O/S
mikej 21/Aug/99 Lead
with M
rocktigger ?/Jun/99 Solo O/S
Ian Archer 24/Aug/98 Solo O/S
ajoliver 05/Jun/98 Solo O/S
Hidden 21/May/97 Solo RP
mikej 13/Apr/97 Solo
with Sc, R
crater 24/Oct/96 Solo O/S
Hidden 05/Jun/96 Lead O/S
Strong Steve 09/Apr/95 Solo O/S
andrewbooth1000 ??/1995 Solo
mikej 08/Aug/93 Lead
with M
mikej 15/Aug/92 Lead
with Sc, M
Hidden 15/Aug/92 Solo
Chris Ellis 30/Mar/91 Solo
babymoac 27/Jan/91 Solo
roncaves 23/Sep/90 Solo
Laramadness 23/Feb/90 Solo O/S
tapley ?/Sep/89 Solo
Iain Thow 14/Sep/87 Solo
Hidden 03/Jan/87 Solo
Hidden ??/1987 -
johnwright 02/Nov/83 Solo
Hidden 01/Oct/82 Solo
Ena ?/Sep/82 Solo
mark-abz 02/Jun/82 Solo
mikej 20/Oct/81 Lead
with Nigel Sumner, S
mikej 18/Oct/81 Lead
with S
CrashMat Rob ??/1980 Lead O/S


Mark Kemball 03/Dec/77 Solo
Hammy 22/Aug/77 Solo
with Jonathan Stacey
paul59 29/Aug/76 Solo
RichardMc 25/Apr/76 Solo
mikej 03/Jan/76 Solo
petemeads ??/1976 Solo
mikej 20/Apr/75 Solo
mikej 13/May/73 Solo
mikej 16/Jan/72 Solo
mikej 09/Jan/72 Solo
with Barbara Sharratt, Janice Coulton, John Bickerdike, Geoff Williams
Andy Say ??/1972 Solo
mikej 31/Aug/70 Solo
with E
mikej 28/Feb/70 Solo
with E
mikej 17/Aug/69 Solo
with E
mikej 19/Aug/68 Solo
mikej 31/Mar/68 Solo
mikej 08/Oct/67 Lead
with Pat Toon
mikej 30/Mar/67 Solo
mikej 21/Jan/67 Solo
with Nigel Sumner
mikej 01/Sep/65 Solo
with Ted Markham
mikej 07/Jun/65 Solo
with David Short, Ted Markham
mikej 22/Apr/65 Solo
with Paul Richardson, Barry Regan, Nigel Sumner
mikej 25/Oct/64 Solo
with Paul Richardson
mikej ?/Oct/64 2nd
with Clarry May
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