Rockfax Description
Extremely powerful climbing up the wall right of Darl with a thuggish crux. The initial wall is hard enough but at the bulge it really starts to pack a punch. © Rockfax

FA. Gary Gibson 1996

Ticklists: Peak Rock/15/The Dawn of Sport:A Bolt From the Blue, Peak limestone north graded list - sport.

Matt Broadhurst 17/Sep Lead
with Wojtas
Hidden 31/Jul Lead RP
Hidden 20/Jul Lead RP
Hidden 20/Jun Lead dog
GeneralFifi 18/Jun Lead dog

An amazing climb, very powerful and utterly impossible in the heat. Made overlappping links with two rests, but the most progress I have made on a 7c so pretry chuffed will come back!

Harry Chaplin 04/Jun Lead RP

Went 3 go of the day after numerous micro sessions over the years. Happy to have it done.

drysori 01/May Lead dog

Did all the moves, but not easily!

with Sam K
Hidden 08/Oct/16 Lead RP
robin richmond 03/Oct/16 Lead RP

Great route. Got it fourth go today. Didn't expect to get it but then sorted out how to hold the hold before moving into the first under cut. Felt easy in the end. Nice.

with Matt, roshan
Hidden 19/Sep/16 Lead RP
JayAyBee 26/Aug/16 Lead dog

Got all the moves but very hard! Will be back

with Pat
Nick Sherring 25/Jul/16 TR dog

Very intense and sequency. Will take some sorting out...

Hidden 08/Jul/16 TR dog
Frances Bensley 06/Jun/16 Lead RP

Sent second go with awesome from ground beta spotting from Will! Really nice, technical and sequency.

nai 16/May/16 Lead RP
Hidden 09/May/16 Lead dog
The old James turnbull 01/Oct/15 Lead RP

Boom! Thank God, loads of micro sessions. Finally it went steady today. Think the 7c+ given in BMC felt fair. Was harder than 7cs I've done. Cheers dave

with dave brown
Dave Mayes 05/Sep/15 Lead RP

Totally great, 1st RP

with James
Hidden 16/Aug/15 Lead
Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing 30/Jul/15 Lead RP

Great to have got this done. Feels very hard for 7c, but then again it doesn't really suit my strengths. 7c+ seems far more reasonable

Matt Cooke 19/Jul/15 Lead RP
with Ella, ChrisDavis
dannyboy83 12/Jul/15 Lead RP
with Lena
Wood for Trees 16/Jun/15 Lead dog

perfect peak route, 4 bolt of intense powerful satisfaction. UGH!

with Malc Scott
malx ?/Jun/15 Lead RP
Luke Dawson 25/Apr/15 Lead RP


Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing 22/Apr/15 Lead dog

Close, but no cigar - one move away from success before it got dark

Tophe 21/Apr/15 Lead RP
with Dan
Joe Lawson 11/Apr/15 Lead RP

Burly as hell, cheers for the beta Jim and Tom for the belay.

with tommyp, Big Jim
mark20 19/Aug/14 Lead RP
thebigfriendlymoose 06/Jul/14 Lead dog
with Stephen
Haydn Jones 19/Jun/14 Lead RP

arrrg should have flashed it! 2nd go.

with neil jobling
nicolat ?/May/14 TR
NDD 12/Apr/14 Lead RP
with tony stone
AdamHodgson ??/2014 Lead RP
Hidden 28/Sep/13 Lead RP
J.Wells 31/Aug/13 Lead RP
with Ima Nahumury
Gus 11/Aug/13 Lead RP
with simon "the horse" wilson
Hidden 10/Aug/13 Lead dnf
Jonny Slarke 21/Jul/13 Lead RP
nathanlee 19/May/13 Lead RP

after work crush

with Dom Lee
Hidden 05/May/12 TR dog
Andrew Barker 06/May/11 Lead RP


marcpontin ?/May/11 Lead dog
with huw
blaza1 ?/May/11 Sent

First 7c in a session

Andrew Barker 22/Apr/11 Lead dog

Was sure it'd go this time but ended up dropping the last hard move four times!

Andrew Barker 21/Apr/11 Lead dnf

Dropped the last hard move twice!

with Chris Taylor
Andrew Barker 19/Apr/11 Lead dog

In two parts. Brutal moves to get onto the undercuts.

with Tom Ramsden
steve_yo ?/Apr/11 Lead dog
marcpontin ??/2011 Lead RP
with huw
Hidden 09/Oct/10 Lead RP
kristian 07/Oct/10 Lead RP
with rae
nige 18/Aug/10 Lead RP
with sven rowan
dominic lee 04/Aug/10 Lead RP
bigie bob 03/Jul/10 Lead RP
Ethan 13/May/10 Lead
with Jon Clark, Matt Fry
Ally Smith 25/Apr/10 Lead RP
with jkarran
Hidden 24/Apr/10 Lead RP
EllaRus ??/2010 Lead RP
with john
Simon Davis ??/2010 Lead RP
with Bourney, Dave Mclaughlin
Dave Musgrove Jnr 11/Aug/09 Lead RP
with Tom Bridgeland
Apharri 14/Jun/09 Lead RP
with Andre Hedger
Hidden 02/Jun/09 TR dnf
Ian Broome 02/Jun/09 TR dnf
mbutton ?/Jun/09 Lead RP
with Alex Adgar
Dave Bond 26/Apr/09 Lead RP
with Simon Wren
lx 05/Apr/09 Lead


with james
andy gravestock 31/Mar/09 Lead RP

first 7c this year and a great one to get the list underway sustained climbing all the way but through the bulge wow very powerful, tried it on 2 short top rops then went for the redpoint, got it first try.

Hidden 13/Aug/08 Lead dog
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe 03/Jul/08 Lead RP
with Eric and Es
jondude 20/May/08 Lead RP
Hidden 01/May/08 Lead RP
Jim pratt ??/2008 Lead RP
Hidden 24/Apr/07 Lead RP
Hidden 17/Apr/07 Lead dnf
Hidden 14/Apr/07 Lead RP
robyn1 ??/2007 -
steve_biczyk ??/2007 Lead RP
with Keith Clarke
willackers ??/2007 Lead RP
with Rob Napier, Dan Walker
Boy ??/2006 -
climber34neil ??/2002 -
Hidden 26/Sep/01 Lead RP
Seb Grieve ??/2000 Lead RP
Hidden 10/Jul/97 Lead RP
Pedro50 18/Aug/92 Lead RP
with A. Belayer
craig d ??/1992 -
Hidden ??/1988 Lead RP
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