Rockfax Description
Great climbing on jugs through the bulges. Popular and becoming polished. © Rockfax

FA. R.Gibbon, Bill Birch 1996

Ticklists: Peak limestone north graded list - sport, Peak sport.

Rory_Cummings_NI ?/Nov/16 Lead O/S
with Hamish, Charlie
stp 19/Oct/16 Lead rpt
with Jo-Lynne
Hidden 10/Oct/16 Lead β
khalidq 10/Oct/16 Lead β
with Ian Lau
Hidden 09/Oct/16 Lead O/S
chris_woodsy 09/Oct/16 Lead O/S
with Sam, Widdaz
Kaisl 02/Oct/16 Lead O/S
with Grusha
K Farrell 29/Aug/16 Lead dog

Sunny! Polished but nice climbing.

Dave Warburton 29/Aug/16 Lead O/S
K Mckay 29/Aug/16 Lead dog

Well I'm glad its a 6b as I thought the central section was pretty tough. You can't deny its a good route mind you.

Jimbo C 06/Aug/16 TR dog

Pumped out after crux

with Jurr
LBrown 05/Aug/16 Lead O/S


Hidden 03/Aug/16 2nd dog
Carnie Lisa 23/Jul/16 2nd dog
with Dan Verge
Dandan82 23/Jul/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/May/16 Lead rpt
Hidden 30/May/16 Lead O/S
Ben J 30/May/16 Lead O/S

Really nice route, well worth the stars.

with Gemma Steel, Steph Roberts, Sam
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 30/May/16 Lead O/S
with Gemma S, Ben J, Steph
cragsman9000 29/May/16 Lead O/S
with Neil
bob_cbr 29/May/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/May/16 Lead rpt
ClimberJimmyB 28/May/16 2nd
doman11hate 14/May/16 Lead RP

6a+, RP because had a go few years ago:), so, OS

with Mark
Laura Beth ?/May/16 TR
ned_85 23/Apr/16 Lead
OliverRoss 23/Apr/16 Lead
with ned_85
nath_casper 17/Apr/16 Lead O/S
georgenvk 20/Mar/16 Lead dog
with Hrb
Jan.Hrb 20/Mar/16 Lead β
with George
Dan Hostford 11/Oct/15 Lead O/S
B.D.Shah 11/Oct/15 2nd
Hidden 11/Oct/15 2nd
Rgswarren 27/Sep/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Sep/15 Lead
williap 26/Sep/15 Lead RP
sishaw 25/Sep/15 Lead rpt
Rich2002 20/Sep/15 Lead O/S
Montse Shelbourne 19/Sep/15 Lead O/S
with Laulie
Hidden 19/Sep/15 Lead β
Chris3112 19/Sep/15 Lead O/S
with Robin walker
sishaw 06/Sep/15 Lead dog
with David Sherratt, Scot slim boy
David Sherratt 06/Sep/15 Lead
mattfarr 30/Aug/15 Lead RP
with Simon
Matt Shepherd 21/Aug/15 Lead O/S
morganator 08/Aug/15 Lead O/S
Mick r 08/Aug/15 Lead rpt
Oliver Branagan 08/Aug/15 Lead rpt

always a pleasure to climb at blackwell halt

monkey_yan 08/Aug/15 Lead dog
with Mick Radford, Paige Stromberg, Oliver Branagan
nicola parkin 08/Aug/15 2nd
with jon
Ash Sayers ?/Aug/15 Lead O/S
Tala M 16/Jul/15 Lead O/S
CharlieMack 11/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with Simon Hughes
Jack Delaney 01/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with Emily Barnett
Dave Mayes 27/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Emily
grahamelliott 17/Jun/15 Lead dnf

fell on last move

Hidden 07/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Jun/15 Lead O/S
greenclimb 06/Jun/15 Lead rpt
drcorbasisgod ?/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/May/15 Lead O/S
georgenvk 10/May/15 Lead RP
with gympaul
JoshT 01/May/15 Lead O/S
Gympaul ?/May/15 -
Tim M 06/Apr/15 Lead O/S
GouldHarry ??/2015 -
Luke Dawson 18/Oct/14 Lead O/S
georgenvk 05/Oct/14 Lead dog
tmawer 27/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Cassie, Bram
BTphonehome 27/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Cass, Tony
admackie 20/Sep/14 Lead
Palmer 20/Sep/14 2nd
Palmer 20/Sep/14 2nd
stp 19/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Dave S
Hidden 07/Sep/14 2nd
Theeni 30/Aug/14 Lead O/S
jrccrosby 17/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Olly Gluck
Hidden 16/Aug/14 Lead RP
Hidden 09/Aug/14 Lead
john lynch 29/Jul/14 Lead O/S

Mission finding crag , painful nettle stings and fingers. Good routes.

with Lewis Andrew
Hidden 29/Jul/14 Lead RP
Cake 29/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Matt
Hidden 27/Jul/14 2nd dnf
dannyboy83 23/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Lena, Roger Kirke, Ben Corbey
RKirke 23/Jul/14 Lead O/S
lena.drapella 23/Jul/14 2nd O/S
with Benjamin Corbey
Paul Clarke 17/Jul/14 -

Broken glass and the remains of a 'party' all over the crag and area.

bpclarke 17/Jul/14 -
dom94 16/Jun/14 Lead rpt
with Poppy Henson
dom94 12/Jun/14 Lead rpt
with Laura Bulson
dom94 06/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Calum H
Hidden 06/Jun/14 2nd β
Leo Woodhead 19/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Ian W
Adam_42 13/Apr/14 Lead O/S

Quality route.

with Chris Shannon, Ollie Ross
OliverRoss 13/Apr/14 Lead RP
with Chris Shannon, Adam Butterworth
Reedymc 29/Mar/14 Lead O/S
with Mick radford
Mick r 29/Mar/14 Lead rpt

warm up

MartinPL 04/Nov/13 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Sep/13 Lead RP
belay bunny turned bad 25/Aug/13 Lead
with al
Al Doig 25/Aug/13 Lead
with Bex
MischaHY 16/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Jordanh031 09/Aug/13 Lead O/S
louby 03/Aug/13 Lead dog

slipped off at the top after climbing the rest perfectly, annoying.

Sam Marks 24/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Jack Hodgson, Matthew Ferrier
Matthew Ferrier 24/Jul/13 Lead O/S


Hidden 06/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Louise Hall 06/Jul/13 2nd β

Went on a bit of an adventure to actually find this crag

Wizzy ?/Jul/13 Lead O/S

Warm up

Oliver Branagan 06/Jun/13 Lead rpt

retro-flash. Thin crux holds, really cool climbing.

with Dave G, Lydia R
Hidden ?/Jun/13 TR dog
scottski ?/May/13 Lead RP
with A. Baguley
georgenvk 14/Apr/13 TR RP
Nick Sherring 03/Mar/13 Lead rpt

steady climbing through lower and upper sections, with one hard section of moves in the middle on polished crimps. Heel hook came in handy in the end!

Matt Broadhurst ??/2013 Lead O/S
with Sian, Alex S
tom3667 ??/2013 Lead RP

First 6b lead

Hidden 15/Nov/12 Lead O/S
psborland 21/Oct/12 Lead dnf


Hidden 19/Sep/12 Lead O/S
gripped01 19/Aug/12 Lead
with Dave Tait
goddamm7 11/Aug/12 2nd dog
Hidden 11/Aug/12 Lead
Ian Bell 29/Jul/12 Lead dog

One fall. Polished at the bottom. Better at the top.

with Jasmina
K Wall 15/Jul/12 Lead
with Justine
biobuild 04/Jun/12 Lead dog
danieltuck 04/Jun/12 TR RP
Ly-Cilph 24/Mar/12 Lead dnf
Ly-Cilph 24/Mar/12 TR dnf
rich_hw 24/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Mar/12 Lead rpt
MartinWilliams87 24/Mar/12 Lead O/S
buxtoncoffeelover ?/Mar/12 TR
adie84 ??/2012 -
bigdrew 20/Nov/11 Lead rpt
with Mark R
Hidden 23/Oct/11 TR dog
drysori 23/Oct/11 Lead
Hidden 01/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Neil R 01/Oct/11 Lead

Rested at roof

with Tim
jon_gill1 28/Aug/11 Lead O/S

great climb but i found it very pumpy after the roof!

Hidden 28/Aug/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 15/Aug/11 Lead dog
Hidden 13/Aug/11 Lead dog
Giles1 19/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Jun/11 Lead dnf
Stefan Gallagher 05/Jun/11 Lead O/S
RD 01/Jun/11 Lead O/S
thrutch 22/May/11 Lead
with helen
Ropeboy 22/May/11 Lead
Hidden 11/May/11 Lead O/S
Tim Brookes 29/Apr/11 Lead
nai 28/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Andrew
Hidden 23/Apr/11 Lead dog
Milne 23/Apr/11 Lead dog
Hidden 23/Apr/11 Lead dog
westyb3 20/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Heather Ogston
Lex Wilkinson 09/Apr/11 Lead O/S
bigdrew 03/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Mark R
mark20 02/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Joe Grondowski 26/Mar/11 Lead
with Tom Churchman
Hidden 26/Mar/11 Lead rpt
siah 20/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with nicky pledger
GrantB 19/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with James
payeo20 08/Mar/11 Lead RP

A nice climb. Worked out the moves on first try then led it clean on second go.

Kevster 30/Jan/11 Lead O/S

Cold with wet patches

Stitch ??/2011 Lead dog
matthewjames 17/Sep/10 Lead O/S
with Alex Ghee, Katie Keeley
Stuart Wildman 12/Sep/10 Lead dog
with Steve Boxwell
Dan Jenkin 04/Sep/10 Lead O/S
with Gordon Jenkin
matus 30/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with sasha
migs493 22/Aug/10 Lead O/S

Great bolts, great lower off, great moves, great crag.

with RS
TerryLines 10/Aug/10 Lead dog

Did as the warm-up and had to rest after pumping out

Luke_Dickens ?/Aug/10 Lead O/S
donkster 22/Jul/10 Lead dog
with jus
nick ferro 10/Jul/10 -
riddle 10/Jul/10 Lead O/S


mrtom 10/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Mark Lim
Hidden 05/Jul/10 Lead O/S
James Oakes 30/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Bill Lawrence 30/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with oaksi2
Mick r 30/Jun/10 Lead rpt
with brad
Dan Lane 28/Jun/10 Lead O/S

good climbing although possibly a bit tough for 6a+.

catblack 03/Jun/10 Lead O/S

Tricky crux, took a while to commit to it.

with Tom Lyons
simonward 03/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Chi Cheng 31/May/10 Lead RP
Rachel Slater 31/May/10 Lead β
Hidden 28/May/10 Lead O/S
duzinga 16/May/10 Lead O/S
with Dave and Omer
andrea83 09/May/10 2nd dog

Tried hard to climb with no rests but had to come off above OH. Just couldn't figure out the technique!

with Dan
Anthony Allsopp 24/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Sandy Holford
dicky79 24/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Pete
greenclimb 13/Mar/10 Lead
Hidden 07/Mar/10 Lead
Hidden 07/Mar/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Mar/10 Lead O/S
metal arms 05/Mar/10 Lead O/S
cymjt ??/2010 -
Sankey 04/Oct/09 -
with Jon
jshields 03/Oct/09 Lead
victim of mathematics 10/Sep/09 Lead dog

One fall and one rest. The crux is hard and requires conviction, and it's all a bit pumpy above. Good climbing though.

with Fiend
Hidden 31/Aug/09 Lead rpt
sishaw 31/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with peakdj
Hidden 30/Aug/09 Lead O/S
stuckonarock 30/Aug/09 2nd dog
with Dave
tatz45 05/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/May/09 Lead
Ian Broome 02/May/09 Lead O/S
with Tom, Jo
Hidden ?/May/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Apr/09 Lead
Oliver Branagan 25/Apr/09 Lead O/S

Favourite sport route to date! All climbing skills required, Brill :)

with Ben, Guy VG
Pura Vida 18/Apr/09 Lead RP
with martin m
DannyK 06/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Christos
Pilch 21/Mar/09 Lead O/S

led with quickdraws in place

with shaun
tom.ireson 10/Mar/09 Lead
Gazleah 08/Mar/09 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2009 -
Hidden 22/Nov/08 Lead rpt
Sankey 12/Oct/08 Lead dog
with Andy E
andyebbens 12/Oct/08 Lead dog
with Steve E
Jeronimo 22/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with Rob
Andrew Sloan 14/Sep/08 Lead O/S
morganator 28/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with Es Tressider
AndyM-LVB 25/Aug/08 Lead RP
Hidden 18/Aug/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Jul/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Jun/08 TR
aspyrex ?/Jun/08 Lead dog
with dave_middelton
dave_middleton 17/May/08 Lead O/S

A fantastic small overhanging section at the start. Nice and big jugs. Bit trickier up above but enjoyable.

with Marek & Martin
Martin Haworth 17/May/08 Lead O/S
with dave
goi.ashmore 03/May/08 Lead O/S
with Mark Richardson
Jon_Warner 04/Nov/07 Lead rpt

Much easier than last time...

with Tom
Hidden 13/Aug/07 Lead rpt
chris sm 02/Jul/06 Lead β
with Pippa Froggatt
chris sm 02/Jul/06 Lead β
with Pippa Froggatt
Hidden 17/Jun/06 Lead
Chris the Tall ?/Jul/05 Lead dog

2 Falls lower down - very polished

Paul Clarke ??/2005 Lead
with .
chrishedgehog 29/Jul/04 Lead O/S
with Chris Bigger
Hidden 14/Jun/04 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2002 -
Gus ??/2002 Lead O/S
with luisa giles, Rob Clifton
Andy Say 23/Jun/01 Lead
Hidden 01/Jun/01 2nd
Hidden ?/Jun/01 Lead
D Tempest ?/Mar/00 Lead
with Rick
Hidden ??/2000 Lead O/S
Gary Coggon ??/2000 Lead O/S

2000? Upgraded to 6b in 2015 ROCKFAX.

with Brian Law
uphillnow ??/2000 Lead
CrashMat Rob 19/Jun/99 Lead O/S
with Nicky
Hidden 19/Apr/99 Lead
steepstuff ??/1999 Lead
Hidden 01/Mar/98 Lead
Hidden 24/Jul/97 Lead rpt
Hidden 17/Apr/97 Lead rpt
Roget 18/Aug/96 Lead O/S
with jon
tlr 05/Aug/96 Lead O/S
with Andy B
Hidden 23/Jul/96 Lead
Hidden 10/Jul/96 Lead
Hidden 07/Jun/96 Lead O/S
Tony Kartawick ??/1993 Lead O/S
with Mark Danson
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