Rockfax Description
Climb the well-bolted groove. Low in the grade. © Rockfax

FA. Mark Pretty 1987. Extended with a hard finish in 2003.

Ticklists: Peak limestone north graded list - sport, Red Spot HorseShoe (and nearby) 2016.

Andrew Sloan 06/Nov/17 Lead dog

One short rest on the rope half way up.

with Tony Holdsworth
Colin Scotchford 05/Nov/17 Lead
Hidden 05/Nov/17 Lead rpt
rossunitt 30/Sep/17 Lead β
wjehring 30/Sep/17 Lead O/S

Polished but good fun

Guy Harris 19/Sep/17 Lead
kev c 19/Sep/17 Lead O/S
morganator 08/Sep/17 Lead O/S
Dynomite 04/Sep/17 Lead O/S
with Gandy
rtdennison 22/Aug/17 Lead

Some funky footwork required but an enjoyable groove, not very pumpy and a good level of technical

with Dan M
ofnightandgill 12/Aug/17 Lead dog
Hidden 12/Jul/17 Lead dnf
Hidden 17/Jun/17 TR
Hidden 31/May/17 -
Hidden 24/May/17 Lead O/S
Nick Wallis 10/May/17 Lead O/S

Soft for grade

with Simon Cooke
Ian Bell 07/May/17 Lead O/S
Oliver Haworth 05/May/17 Lead O/S
adamsriches 05/May/17 Lead O/S

Not 6b for me

Hidden 22/Apr/17 Lead O/S
Ardo 19/Apr/17 Lead rpt
with marconi
marconi 19/Apr/17 Lead rpt

Retro flash of first ever sport climb over twenty years later. Horse shoe is a lot nicer these days. Stoked!

with Neil
dohart 05/Apr/17 Lead O/S

Felt comfortable and not really that polished if you trust your feet. 6b onsight on first day out this year.

with SallyM
Lessworkmoreclimbing 13/Mar/17 Lead β
with Trev Prew, Kev
Chris Wright 12/Mar/17 Lead rpt
rurp 07/Mar/17 Lead O/S

slippy and wet

Jack93 11/Dec/16 Lead RP
charley 27/Nov/16 Lead O/S
with Chris
Elia 02/Oct/16 Lead O/S
cragsman9000 18/Sep/16 Lead O/S
with Neil
deacondeacon 20/Jul/16 Lead O/S
Ardo 20/Jul/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Jun/16 Lead rpt
Hidden 18/Jun/16 Lead rpt
Rtwilbs 18/Jun/16 Lead
Hidden 09/Jun/16 Lead
cathymiller 22/May/16 Lead dog
with Olly
OllyDewhirst 22/May/16 Lead O/S
with Cathy
Saurusrock 15/May/16 Lead
RosieYates 15/May/16 Lead dog

Lots of fun. Took two falls, probably my lack of stamina but I found it pretty pumpy.

with Jamie S
EllieWoods 01/May/16 Lead O/S
with Chris Brown
David Sz 23/Apr/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Apr/16 Lead O/S
Constant Solo 09/Apr/16 Lead
Laura Beth ?/Apr/16 TR
Neal Jobling 31/Mar/16 Lead
with Minde
Jack Shewring 25/Mar/16 Lead O/S
DavidPC 19/Sep/15 Lead O/S
with Nigel Cooper
buxtoncoffeelover 10/Sep/15 Lead
JHiley 05/Sep/15 Lead dog

One rest which was a bit silly really considering that its a corner.

with The Tuesday night splinter group, Pawel
Hidden 20/Aug/15 Lead rpt
Hidden 15/Aug/15 Lead dog
admackie 12/Aug/15 Lead
Hidden 19/Jul/15 Lead O/S
ashtond6 18/Jul/15 Lead rpt
goddamm7 17/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with tim green
tom_lewis89 09/Jul/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Jul/15 Lead O/S
antcarney 29/Jun/15 Lead β
Stickle Tarn 25/Jun/15 Lead
Hidden 21/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Jun/15 Lead RP
derekb 15/Jun/15 Lead


with Harry
Batt 12/Jun/15 2nd O/S

Easy 6b

with Ali, James Hoyes
Hoyes 12/Jun/15 2nd O/S
with Ali I, Rachel B
helnewilliamson ?/Jun/15 Lead
chancer 16/May/15 Lead O/S
with Richard Carey
TraverseKing 04/May/15 -
leeds_belle 04/May/15 Lead dog
with Zylo
Hidden ?/May/15 Lead O/S
chris85 ?/May/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Apr/15 Lead O/S
hotfeet 28/Sep/14 Lead dog
with Juan
Tala A 14/Sep/14 TR rpt
chancer 13/Sep/14 Lead O/S
oodie72 13/Sep/14 Lead O/S
oodie72 07/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Gavin
Graeme Hammond 04/Sep/14 Lead rpt

Obviously so memorable last time I'd completely forgotten!

Pete Wimbush 04/Sep/14 2nd
with Graham Hammond
Hidden 30/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Jaysquared69 30/Aug/14 2nd
with Olly P
gpcomps 24/Aug/14 Lead dog
with Andrew
will9911 26/Jul/14 Lead O/S
leeds_belle 26/Jul/14 Lead dog

One rest between 3rd & 4th bolt. The best route I've done at Horseshoe (in my opinion).

with Will
sian88 20/Jul/14 Lead O/S
M_Robinson 17/Jul/14 2nd
with Ian Robinson
ashtond6 11/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Jul/14 Lead dog
Cake 20/Jun/14 Lead
Hidden 11/Jun/14 Lead RP
Julie 18/May/14 2nd
with Sam, Matt
Mr Messy 18/May/14 Lead O/S
with Sam, Julie
Hidden 18/May/14 2nd O/S
professorcobra 05/May/14 Lead O/S
crispycodd 04/May/14 Lead dog
Hidden 21/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Jim Slater 07/Sep/13 Lead rpt
rich_hw 07/Sep/13 Lead RP
sopaz 31/Aug/13 Lead
admackie 31/Aug/13 -
with dan, paul renwick
Hidden 29/Aug/13 Lead RP
psborland 18/Aug/13 Lead rpt
DaveInPortwood 06/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Aug/13 Lead
sputnik 21/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Vaska
edd rab 19/Jul/13 Lead dog
with adrian scott
M_Robinson ?/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Ian Robinson
Hidden 24/Jun/13 Lead rpt
Jack Whiteley 19/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Richard P Coates 01/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Courty
jshields 19/May/13 Lead

Previous lead, early/mid'90s.

with Roman Jivkov, Ed James
spidermonkey09 06/May/13 Lead O/S

Polished and pumpy.

Jack93 05/May/13 Lead dog
markK6 04/May/13 Lead O/S

First 6b lead, Polished in places which added to the tension.

with Simon
matiamallia 04/May/13 Lead β
rlellis1 04/May/13 Lead β
Hidden 04/May/13 Lead dog
ClemB 04/May/13 Lead
Rosyk 28/Apr/13 TR O/S
Hidden 28/Apr/13 2nd O/S
Scott Quinn 14/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Tom.Priestley 14/Apr/13 -
sebbo 07/Apr/13 Lead O/S

Pleasant route up the corner and arête. Bit polished but good holds there to be found. Nice bridging off rough textured lhs.

with Jen Birks
Hidden 07/Oct/12 Lead dog
sdht 07/Oct/12 2nd
Colin Scotchford 29/Sep/12 Lead
Coel Hellier 29/Sep/12 Lead
Nick Sherring 22/Sep/12 Lead O/S

Nice groove climb, worth a look.

with Yves Lionet
Hidden 15/Sep/12 2nd
sdht 15/Sep/12 Lead
psborland 09/Sep/12 Lead
with Marc, yves
marclloyd77 09/Sep/12 Lead O/S
James Oakes 08/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Tala A 02/Sep/12 Lead O/S
karly54 20/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with Paul Cookson
theone 17/Aug/12 Lead dnf
with Ste
Mattrock1711 09/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Colin Scotchford 29/Jul/12 Lead
hippymagic 05/Jul/12 Lead dog
with Rob
philhilo 01/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Helen E
Hidden 26/Jun/12 Lead RP
Hidden 26/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Jun/12 2nd
David Kay 17/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with Mel Michon
Hidden 05/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Jake Young 05/Jun/12 Lead O/S
chrism225 05/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with mark, Jake Young
mark20 05/Jun/12 Lead O/S
shed_hed 26/May/12 Lead dog

Nice climb. Had to rest on the rope near the top as too pumped to make the move. Easily got the move afterwards.

with Maddie Sweetman
chriskourpas 19/May/12 Lead rpt
with Sopie Ber, Andrew James Hill, Dean Bowler, Vicky Cairns
Hidden 12/May/12 2nd
andybirtwistle 08/May/12 Lead
keith Lonsdale 08/May/12 2nd
sam corbett ?/May/12 Lead O/S
with John Corbett
RichT 22/Mar/12 2nd
with Paul
Andrew Sloan 30/Oct/11 Lead O/S

Put additional 2 nuts in for protection. Probably unnecessary but head not quite in the zone. Not that bad if you concentrate on subtle footwork/bridging.

tsl42 23/Oct/11 TR dog

Think would be nice to do.

with Mike B
Mick r 25/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Peakphil 17/Jun/11 Lead O/S
lozowen 04/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Sally Owen
Freshprintce ?/Jun/11 Lead β
Hidden 25/May/11 Lead rpt
Hidden 15/May/11 2nd
Jonathan Hall 15/May/11 Lead O/S
Tim Brookes 13/Apr/11 -
Hidden ??/2011 Lead
masonwoods101 ??/2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Oct/10 Lead
Paul ablitt 26/Sep/10 Lead rpt
nathan foster 26/Sep/10 Lead
jamiev 10/Aug/10 Lead β
Chris the Tall 10/Aug/10 Lead rpt

Better (and easier) than expected

with Jamie V
bigphil 25/Jul/10 Lead rpt
with Mark
migs493 25/Jul/10 Lead O/S

Lead then climbed on top rope

JamesPurdy 29/Jun/10 Lead O/S


with Chris Page, Nick Higson
smudge 28/Jun/10 Lead O/S
R8JimBob88 23/Jun/10 Lead O/S

Nice route, a few sketchy moves but the key is to keep going. Well bolted, dont know why the guide says hard finish though.

with Laura
Daniel Wicks 12/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Jun/10 Lead dog
Emma-Louise Anderson 05/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Wez Inskip
devilman 05/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/May/10 2nd
Anthony Allsopp 30/May/10 Lead O/S
with Mark Darby, Sandy Holford
RalphC 16/May/10 2nd
with Ed
Hidden 09/May/10 2nd dog
Hidden 20/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Apr/10 Lead
Martin Haworth 04/Apr/10 Lead rpt
with Andy
lrandall 13/Feb/10 Lead O/S

My first clean 6b onsight. Hesitated on the good holds so started to feel pumpy. Nice moves.

with Christophe
alisonsmigova 13/Feb/10 2nd dog
nickcanute ??/2010 Lead
peter myers ??/2010 Lead β
with Matt Eyre
Martin Haworth 20/Nov/09 Lead rpt
with Tony
Sankey 05/Aug/09 TR O/S
with Andy E
andyebbens 05/Aug/09 Lead
with Steve E
Hidden 27/Jul/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Jul/09 Lead O/S
GarethHall 27/Jul/09 Lead O/S
garywong 27/Jul/09 Lead O/S
LoopyLou 26/Jul/09 Lead O/S

Nice corner line and moves, soft at 6b.

with Helen Lear
rob1 18/Jul/09 Lead O/S
MikeLeeds 12/Jul/09 2nd
Hidden 12/Jul/09 Lead O/S
clive-greenwood 12/Jul/09 Lead O/S
jowgli 01/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with graeme
Graeme Hammond 01/Jun/09 Lead O/S

only just rather tired

with Joe
Hidden 20/Mar/09 Lead O/S
sasmojo 07/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Mark G
Tadams 28/Feb/09 Lead O/S
with Eddie Garside
Mick r 21/Feb/09 Lead O/S
with Martin
Martin Haworth 21/Feb/09 Lead O/S
with Mick r
kevp 22/Oct/08 Lead
with Loz Owen
Hidden 10/Oct/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Sep/08 AltLd O/S
EdShep 08/Jul/08 2nd
Pilch 08/Jul/08 Lead O/S

excellent route, good bridging moves and well bolted.

with Ed
kitch22 10/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Mark Dennison 06/Jun/08 Lead
goi.ashmore 13/Apr/08 Lead O/S
with Gary Gibson
Jarin 03/Apr/08 Lead rpt
with Ivan
Hidden 27/Jan/08 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2008 -
Diggler ??/2008 Lead rpt
thefuturesmiles ??/2008 Lead O/S
chiverstom 18/Oct/07 Lead O/S
with Ivo
OffshoreAndy 21/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Mick B 04/Apr/07 Lead rpt
with Rick Asher
Brown 28/Jan/07 Lead O/S
with Henry
2shortplanks 02/Dec/06 Lead
Adam Potter 03/Aug/06 Lead O/S
Benjones45_99 ?/Jul/06 Lead O/S
with Borg
Hidden 16/Apr/06 Lead
Andy Chubb 14/Apr/06 TR
with Bart
Hidden 26/Feb/06 TR dog
Hidden 26/Feb/06 2nd
Hidden ?/Feb/06 Lead
Hidden 29/Jan/06 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2006 Lead dog
ASchwirtz ??/2006 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2006 Lead O/S
handjammer ?/Aug/05 Lead O/S

Pumpy at the bottom, but good moves and a good route overall. I didn't think the top moves were too hard.

with Stu Bolton
Sam and will 20/Jul/05 Lead O/S
with Anthony Bennett
Gambit 09/Jul/05 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/May/05 2nd O/S
Hidden 26/Mar/05 Lead dnf
Chalky Cat ??/2005 2nd O/S
with Dom
Peakology ??/2005 Lead O/S
Carl Smethurst 10/Oct/04 Lead rpt
with Ian Pickles
robin heath 10/Aug/04 Lead O/S
with Carl Riley
martroberts ?/Jul/04 Lead β
bigphil 05/Jun/04 Lead O/S
with Toby
Mark A Humphries 05/Aug/03 Lead O/S
with gary wood
DerwentDiluted ?/Aug/03 Lead
with Laurie Smith
Hidden 12/Jan/03 Lead
jamiev ??/2003 Lead O/S
with Sally Kerr
Dave Mason 02/Apr/02 Lead O/S
with Trev Tatler
Hidden ?/Apr/02 Lead O/S
Dave Bond ??/2002 Lead O/S
with Adrian Whitehall
Hidden 27/May/01 Lead
Hidden ?/Apr/01 Lead O/S
steepstuff ??/2001 Lead O/S
with Gary
Hidden 15/Oct/00 Lead
phardman 06/Aug/00 Lead O/S
with Teresa
dan_o_b ?/Jun/00 Lead O/S
ellie macpherson ?/May/00 Lead
with Pete Massey, stu
Strong Steve 21/Feb/00 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2000 2nd
tmawer ??/2000 Lead O/S
with chris king
Hidden 20/Nov/99 Lead
Chris the Tall ?/Jun/99 Lead O/S

Did the old version (6a) - poor route - put me off HQ for many years

with Bill G
skygodley 25/May/99 Lead O/S
with Julia Bodle
Hidden 29/Mar/98 Lead
Hidden ??/1998 -
Hidden 10/May/97 Lead
CrashMat Rob 31/Mar/97 Lead O/S
with Karen
Billg ??/1997 -
CrashMat Rob 09/Nov/96 Lead O/S
with Karen
Hidden 07/Apr/96 Lead RP
AlanLittle ?/Mar/96 Lead
Dax 24/Jun/95 TR β

Failed lead .. completed as a top roped route. Complete bottler - pumped!

Hidden 29/Apr/95 Lead
Hidden ??/1995 2nd
Hidden 24/Aug/94 Lead
mattnuttall 17/Jul/94 Lead O/S
with Alan Holden
marconi ??/1994 Lead O/S

first sport lead, placing quickdraws, belayed by me dad, heckled by some crusties who we'd enticed away from the rave still going on in the quarry at 11am on a sunday

with Dad
Hidden 09/Oct/93 Lead
Chris Ellis 04/Sep/93 2nd
with Rachel Nicolson
Roget 04/Sep/93 Lead O/S

to original lower off.

with jon
leathers 08/Aug/93 Lead O/S
with Ian Hirst
Hidden 06/Jul/93 Lead
Hidden 06/Jun/93 Lead O/S
Neil R 17/Apr/93 2nd
with Richard W
Hidden 27/Mar/93 Lead
ellie macpherson ?/Mar/93 2nd

Bob had a few nerves as it was our first time outside that year

with Bob Smith
ellie macpherson ?/Mar/93 2nd

Bob had a few nerves as it was our first time outside that year

with Bob Smith
tlr 04/Feb/93 Lead
with Joe Le Sage
Steve Crowe 02/May/92 Lead O/S
with KM
Hidden 08/Mar/92 Lead
Hidden 04/May/91 Lead
Hidden 05/Aug/89 Lead
uphillnow 11/Mar/89 Lead

Also 3/5/93. most recently 2011.

Hidden 17/Sep/88 Lead
Hidden 11/Jun/88 2nd
Hidden 08/Jun/88 Lead
Hidden 13/May/88 Lead
Stoney Boy 12/Apr/88 Lead O/S
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