Rockfax Description
A great route that strings you along, with every move a little harder than the last one! Cracks in the side-wall lead to small runners from where thin moves reach the crest, leaving only a tough rounded mantelshelf to glory. © Rockfax

FA. Keith Myhill, Al Evans 1971

Ticklists: Froggatt to Black Rocks (BMC) - The Grade List, Peak Rock/11/Gritstone in the Seventies., Ultimate E2 ticklist.

SteveLobley 07/Sep/17 TR dnf

Very tough 5c if you ask me!!

with Rich Taylor
Hidden 29/Aug/17 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/May/17 Lead RP
Andy Moles 06/Oct/16 Lead O/S
with James Oswald
James Oswald 06/Oct/16 2nd rpt

Really good - hard warm up.

with Andy Moles
Hidden 14/Aug/16 Lead dnf 14/Aug/16 Lead dnf

Gavins lead dnf; tried to retrieve gear - failed

with Gabor, Gavin
melv 05/Jun/16 Lead O/S
with Fi
Hidden 05/Sep/15 Lead dnf
Dafydd Llywelyn 05/Sep/15 2nd

Rested to try and take gear out... would be nice with less midges!

with Jamie
Longsufferingropeholder 06/Jun/15 Lead O/S

Great route

with C May
C May 06/Jun/15 2nd O/S


with Tim
Budge 24/Apr/15 2nd O/S
with Ade
Hidden 20/Apr/15 2nd dog
Hidden 22/Sep/14 Lead dog
Rachel Slater 18/Sep/14 2nd O/S
tim newton 18/Sep/14 Lead O/S
thrutch 17/May/14 Lead O/S
with Sven
Andy Peak 1 22/Aug/13 Lead O/S

Excellent open face climbing at the top.

with Tom Martin
julesmckim 19/May/13 Lead O/S

Great route, gradually harder all the way up, with a classic gritstone top-out

with Alex Renshaw
AlexRenshaw 19/May/13 2nd
Hidden 03/May/13 2nd O/S
James Oswald 22/Apr/13 Lead O/S

Amazing route, 1st e2 of the year. Didn't have the perfect size wire because I'd placed it below. Lovely route

with Clare Erskine, Andrew Owen
bigdrew ??/2013 Lead O/S
debbie roberts 13/Sep/12 2nd
Marti999 13/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Debbie
Cake 02/Jun/12 Lead O/S

Cool, and really pretty safe. Tricky mantel at the top

with Matt
Graeme Hammond 26/Sep/11 Lead O/S

Gradually gets harder but with excellent gear for the crux even if it is near/below your feet (those who can't find the excellent size 2/3? runner below the more obvious poor top runner need to look harder!!) The rounded finish isn't easy but isn't as desperate either.

msoldn 25/Sep/11 2nd β

Felt very technical and thin at the top, must be hard to keep your bottle on lead, with only marginal gear by your feet.

with Sam
gordonday 14/Jul/11 TR rpt

went to lead, bottled last 2 moves, head in wrong place.

with clive
Hidden 28/Jun/11 2nd rpt
philhilo 28/Jun/11 Lead O/S

Excellent route, straight forward, loads of gear and clean.

WB 29/May/11 Lead β
with Guy
Hidden 28/May/11 Lead rpt
JRae 23/May/11 Lead O/S

Really nice! Mantle wasn't anywhere near as bad as expected (no heather pulling).

with Andy
Hidden 21/May/11 Lead O/S
Misha 21/May/11 2nd O/S

Nice climbing

with Ian W, Brian
thomasadixon 02/May/11 Lead O/S

Horrible finish...but that's gritstone! Rest was nice and felt very different to the rest of the crag.

with Mike
Hidden 01/May/11 2nd dog
GuyM ?/May/11 Lead
with will
drcorbasisgod 23/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Dave Gilling 23/Apr/11 2nd O/S
with Chris Parson
jshields 20/Apr/11 Lead
Hidden 10/Apr/11 Lead O/S
belay bunny turned bad 10/Apr/11 Lead
with Debbie, loundsy
Hidden 10/Apr/11 -
Hidden 27/Mar/11 Lead β
mark20 27/Mar/11 Lead O/S
mwatson ??/2011 -
joese7en 03/Aug/10 2nd O/S
Si dH 03/Jul/10 Lead O/S

Really pleased with this, faffed for a bit by the poor final gear (I didnt have the right size nut) before committing to the moves above it; it felt good to top out. Great moves too.

with Gary, Olly
Hidden 03/Jul/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 02/Jul/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 21/Jun/10 Lead rpt
Pete Graham 17/May/10 Lead O/S
rikbattye ?/Apr/10 Lead O/S
MikeDowsett ??/2010 2nd dnf
with Russ, Andy Neath
TonyF ??/2010 -
keith leonard ??/2010 2nd
dan gibson 17/Oct/09 2nd O/S
with michael porter
Hidden 17/Oct/09 Lead
Hidden 13/Sep/09 Lead O/S
gordonday 13/Sep/09 TR O/S
with clive
craig d 29/Aug/09 2nd rpt

Simons first e2 of the year. He walked up it

with Simon Kincaid
Stig 29/Aug/09 Lead O/S

Very nice moves and quite low in the grade too.

with Jonathan Teale
Hidden 29/Aug/09 Lead O/S
gregoritos 28/Mar/09 Lead O/S
st_reymann ?/Mar/09 -
with Paul Fulton
Hidden 16/Jul/08 Lead O/S
OffshoreAndy 24/May/08 2nd
with Works Frasier
Hidden ?/May/08 Lead O/S
Fraser13 ??/2008 -
Toby Dunn 30/Aug/07 Lead
with Ruth
climber34neil 12/Jun/07 Lead
craig d ?/May/07 Lead rpt
with Mark Bridgman-Smith
Toby Dunn 29/Apr/07 Lead
with John
Coel Hellier 22/Apr/07 Lead
Boy ??/2006 -
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe ??/2005 -
Apharri ?/Sep/04 Lead O/S
with Dave Wharton
tommy82 11/Nov/03 2nd
Alfredo ?/Oct/03 2nd
with Tim
Hidden ??/2003 Lead β
Mark Davies PK ??/2003 Lead O/S
with jonathan t
julian allen 08/Sep/02 TR
Hidden 23/Apr/02 Lead
Hidden 06/Sep/01 2nd
Hidden 04/Sep/01 Lead
Hidden 18/Jul/00 -
Hidden 09/Jun/99 Lead
Hidden 29/May/99 2nd
tmawer ??/1999 2nd
John Southworth ?/Aug/98 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Jul/98 Lead O/S
goi.ashmore 08/Aug/97 Lead O/S
with James Tracey
Hidden 10/Jul/97 Lead
Hidden ??/1997 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Oct/96 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Sep/96 2nd
Hidden 28/Jul/96 Lead
AlexRenshaw 21/Jul/96 Lead
with Ted Lister
robtrooper ??/1996 2nd
Hidden 10/Aug/95 Lead
Hidden 07/May/95 Lead
Tim Sparrow ??/1995 2nd
with Rod Eddies
crossleysm ??/1995 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Aug/94 Lead
NickJH ?/Aug/94 -
Ovenpaa ?/May/93 Lead
Hidden 18/Jun/92 Lead
Roget 28/Apr/91 Lead O/S
with jon
Rob Davies 27/Apr/91 TR
Hidden ?/Apr/91 Lead O/S
uphillnow 07/Sep/90 2nd
Rich Kirby 29/Apr/90 Lead O/S
with Andy Mackay
Hidden 04/Aug/89 Lead
John Marsland 17/Jun/89 2nd
with Dave Mould
Hidden ??/1989 -
Hidden ??/1989 Lead O/S
Hammy 10/Jun/88 2nd
with Colin Struthers
Hidden 05/Jun/88 Lead
Hidden 10/May/88 Lead
Bullybones ??/1988 Lead
sadams 26/Apr/87 Lead
with Guy Townsend
Tom V ??/1987 -
steve taylor ?/Aug/86 Lead O/S

First E2 without falls

with Jim Waddington
Hidden 12/Jul/86 2nd
Hidden 30/May/86 2nd dog
Chris Ellis 26/Oct/85 2nd
with Andy Barker
charlesmfrench 11/Jul/85 Lead O/S
KRB 29/Jun/85 Lead O/S
with Mike Bridges
AlexRenshaw 11/May/85 Lead
andy gittins ??/1985 -
Bruce Kerr 14/Oct/84 Lead
with Sheila Bruce Lockhart
William Robertson ??/1984 Lead O/S
with Ian Timm
Hidden 17/Apr/83 Lead
stp 20/Mar/83 Lead O/S
Neil McA 03/Jun/82 Lead O/S
with Steve Andrews
Hidden ?/Apr/81 Lead
Ian Jones ??/1981 Lead O/S
with Rich Lewis
petemeads ??/1978 Lead

Steadily harder moves, as described, but lead sucessfully at first attempt. Unable to get up it on a toprope a few years later...

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