Rockfax Description
A great pitch on weird rock up the right-hand side of the pillar. Steep and strenuous. © Rockfax

FA. Gary Gibson, Nick Taylor 2002

Ticklists: Peak limestone north graded list - sport.

Hidden 11/Sep/16 Lead O/S
Rocky 11/Sep/16 Lead rpt
with Katie Pasquill
BTphonehome 18/Aug/16 Lead O/S
with Kasha
kasha_gregson 18/Aug/16 2nd
with Bram
djones66 24/Jul/16 2nd
with Stve mc D
nai 14/Jul/16 Lead O/S
with Alex
Hidden 03/Jul/16 Lead O/S
adi bryant 26/Jun/16 Lead β
buxtoncoffeelover 22/Jun/16 Lead

A wonderful playful route - some very nice/unique holds. Mildly strenuous & fairly steep, but great fun

tom_lewis89 22/Jun/16 Lead β

Great fun

bobstones 04/Jun/16 Lead O/S
djones66 04/Jun/16 Lead O/S

Surpringly pumpy, also surprisingly good. People whose only experience of route in the 5 grade is at climbing wall wilk get a shock on this one!

with Matt S
Hidden 04/Oct/15 Lead O/S
ashtond6 16/Aug/15 Lead dnf

Disgusting. What is wrong with people?!

Graeme Hammond 03/Aug/15 Lead O/S
Neal Jobling 03/Aug/15 Lead O/S
Theo Moore - UKC and UKH 02/Aug/15 Lead β
dr_botnik 02/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with Theo
Hidden 19/Jul/15 Lead O/S
the power 18/Jul/15 Lead
Hidden 18/Jul/15 Lead O/S
admackie 18/Jul/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Jul/15 Lead
HarrietLeeMerrion 12/Jul/15 TR dog
Dave Turnbull, BMC 10/Jul/15 2nd
Stickle Tarn 09/Jul/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Jul/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Jul/15 Lead
Tala M 30/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Jun/15 Lead
alp79 29/Jun/15 TR O/S

With dead bird

with Dan O
Hidden 23/Jun/15 Lead rpt
Hidden 07/Jun/15 2nd
Hidden 04/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Laura Beth ??/2015 Lead
AdamHodgson ??/2015 Lead O/S


dicky79 19/Oct/14 -
with Pete
embob 28/Sep/14 Lead

Good route but I was a bag of nerves! First time bolt clipping for a long time.

with Alex
Hidden 28/Sep/14 Lead
gingerwolf 14/Sep/14 Lead O/S
gpcomps 02/Sep/14 2nd rpt
with Mark L
georgenvk 24/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Becks87
Becks87 24/Aug/14 TR O/S
Hidden 20/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Dan Jenkin 26/Jul/14 Lead rpt
with Rebecca Partridge
Chris Wright 01/Jul/14 Lead rpt
gpcomps 06/May/14 Lead O/S
Stoff 06/May/14 Lead O/S
with gpcomps
liam.ashton ??/2014 -
MatthewH 08/Sep/13 2nd
with Tam Sayers
Nick Sherring 08/Sep/13 Lead O/S

Nice warm-up route on interesting rock, although a little pumpy for a 5, certainly a 5+ at least as it is now in the guidebook.

psborland 08/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with Nick
drcorbasisgod 04/Sep/13 Lead O/S
grahamelliott 04/Sep/13 TR RP

3 attempts

Joey C 12/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Steveo Timmins
Jodgson 25/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Guy Wilson 16/Jul/13 -
with Plum
Hidden 07/Jul/13 Lead O/S
roger whetton ?/Jul/13 -

Harder than 'Just Passing Through' with the left hand finish - good value 6a.

Whirlwind 19/Jun/13 TR dog

End of the evening but even so this seems hard for the grade.

Dan Jenkin 09/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Rebecca Partridge, James Jacobs, Ellie Pygall
Rosyk 08/Jun/13 2nd O/S
Jay-Ast 08/Jun/13 Lead O/S

shit myself when baby birds squawked at me from big hole. felt this route was more like 6a.

with Rosyk
DaveInPortwood 07/May/13 Lead O/S
andybirtwistle 18/Aug/12 Lead
Hoyes 16/Aug/12 Lead O/S

Worth a star, but hard for F5.

Batt 16/Aug/12 Lead O/S

Nice rock. More like 5+

Rob Davies 12/Aug/12 Lead

Then it rained. Quite exciting for 5.

treg 07/Aug/12 TR

Sprinted up this on top rope as it was getting dark.

with Bird
Hidden 05/Aug/12 Lead O/S
treg 04/Aug/12 Lead O/S

Sustained climbing on interesting rock. Stiff at the grade.

with Dan Osbaldeston
Hidden 04/Aug/12 Lead O/S
SMc 28/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Anne
caradoc 12/Jun/12 Lead O/S

an owl and two jackdaws, quite ornathological

with nick yapp
lozowen 22/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Sally Owen
markhilton 13/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Aug/11 Lead O/S
petellis 21/Aug/11 TR O/S
jkarran 21/Aug/11 TR
with Aly
jamiev 26/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Tim Parkinson
DerwentDiluted 23/Jul/11 Lead
with Nicola Pettit
Hidden 03/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Bry 02/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Simon
R8JimBob88 06/May/11 Lead O/S

Sustained for the grade and much harder than F5. More like a hard F5+. Put my arm in a hole and an bloody big owl flew out!

with Jay
migs493 18/Sep/10 Lead β
with HB
Hidden 08/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Aug/10 Lead O/S
riddle 07/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Brad jackson, Mike Stephenson
andrusht84 07/Aug/10 Lead O/S

1st sport route and 1st time on Limestone.

victim of mathematics 03/Aug/10 2nd O/S
Matthew reid 19/Jul/10 Lead dnf

clipped the first bolt , hanger was loose . tried the downclimb . foothold chipped, quick retreat and left

ukb shark 11/Jul/10 Lead
with Sonia + family
Hidden 04/Jul/10 Lead
Hidden 26/Jun/10 Lead
dashitboarder 19/Jun/10 Lead
with Jess
richardhopton 12/Jun/10 Lead
catblack 27/May/10 Lead O/S
mark20 22/May/10 Lead O/S
Martin Cleaver 22/May/10 Lead O/S
with Jacqui Parker
Mick r 22/May/10 Lead O/S
with big Rob
Jamesb55 01/May/10 Lead O/S
Pilch 06/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with Ed
Stig 02/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with Jonathan Teale
Hidden 09/Jun/09 2nd
Hidden 05/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Jun/09 Lead O/S
ilikemonkys 04/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with andy, skittles
Sankey 19/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Luke
thebigfriendlymoose 19/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Stephen
nickcanute ??/2009 -
Hidden 27/Sep/08 Lead O/S
plastikman 27/Sep/08 Lead dog
with Ian
Ian Broome ?/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with Matt
ksjs 13/Jul/08 Lead O/S

enjoyable, thoughtful climbing

with mark
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
gonzo_ls9 ??/2008 -
Hidden ??/2008 Lead
Katya 07/Aug/07 2nd
nige pacer 27/Jun/07 Lead O/S
Andrew Sloan 25/May/07 2nd O/S
Hidden ??/2007 Lead
spacey 13/Jul/06 Lead O/S
Paul Evans 13/Jul/06 2nd
with spacey
Hidden 17/Jun/06 TR
uphillnow 08/Sep/04 -
Hidden 19/Aug/04 2nd
Carl Smethurst 08/Aug/04 Lead β
with Tony Woods, Ian Pickles
Chris the Tall ?/Aug/04 Lead β
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