Rockfax Description
12m. Good jamming up the crack set in a steep groove above the approach path, with a strenuous crux passing the overhang near the top. © Rockfax

Ticklists: Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs, ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, Moorland Grit - The Essential Selection (Over The Moors).

mrphilipoldham 18/Jun Lead rpt
George Frisby 18/Jun 2nd O/S

Lovely climbing up the corner, found coming under to small roof and around the overhang really strenuous. good gear here but very pumpy position to place it.

with Phil
paulsross 09/Apr Lead
with Phil Biglands
Laurabrown 11/Sep/16 2nd
with Joe Barlow
Hidden 11/Sep/16 Lead O/S
Stroppy 11/Sep/16 2nd O/S
ferdia 15/Aug/16 2nd
Andy Moles 15/Aug/16 Lead O/S
with Ferdia
stratandrew 27/Jul/16 2nd
with Jim Symon
FlavioL1989 23/Jul/16 2nd O/S
w-watson 23/Jul/16 Lead
Hidden 29/May/16 2nd O/S
Antony Mariani 29/May/16 Lead O/S
with Jo P
devious wally 09/May/16 Lead RP
mrphilipoldham 09/May/16 2nd O/S
tanssop 09/May/16 2nd
with Phil & Rob
jimbonfire 08/May/16 Lead O/S
Jimbo C 07/May/16 2nd
with Jurr
mitseb 13/Mar/16 2nd O/S
with Igor Tomaszewski
devious wally 25/Jan/16 Lead dnf

Slippery when wet and green and slimy wait for the summer

adi bryant 03/Oct/15 2nd β
jon22 03/Oct/15 2nd
with si witcher
switch 03/Oct/15 Lead O/S
with John S
stuc 12/Jun/15 2nd O/S
with Dutch
bryce.dorin 10/Jun/15 2nd O/S
with Jake
Albachoss 18/Apr/15 Lead O/S
Jake Young 18/Apr/15 2nd O/S
Johnmc ??/2015 2nd
Hidden 27/Jul/14 2nd
quickdrawmcraw 27/Jul/14 Lead
Hidden 26/Jul/14 2nd O/S
timjones 26/Jul/14 Lead dnf

Hot sweaty day, slipped off finishing holds ;(

timjones 26/Jul/14 2nd
Longsufferingropeholder 26/Jul/14 Lead
with C May
Simonj 26/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with tim jones
MatthewH 26/Jul/14 Lead O/S

Great route.

with Jonathan Booth
Hidden 26/Jul/14 Lead O/S
JimboWizbo 26/Jul/14 2nd


with Beth
C May 26/Jul/14 2nd
with Tim
Stuart Hurworth 09/Jul/14 2nd O/S

Hard and tricky exit from the corner mainly around the overhang due to a lack of positive holds above! Good footwork helps immensely.

MTL 09/Jul/14 Lead O/S
stratandrew 09/Jul/14 2nd dog

Fluffed the crucial Jam over the roof. Next time.....

Hidden 09/Jul/14 2nd O/S
dan_o_b 09/Jul/14 Lead
Marq 26/Jun/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 26/Jun/14 Lead
sus 07/Jun/14 2nd
PeteWilson 18/May/14 Lead O/S

nice route

with Andrew Graham
androidmuncher ?/May/14 Lead RP
MikeDowsett 18/Aug/13 2nd
with Paul Tretheway, jshields
jshields 18/Aug/13 2nd
with Mike Dowsett, Paul Tretheway
manwithacam 15/Jul/13 2nd
with Alan
CharlieMack 15/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Bicky
tomB 13/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Tim Griffin
augustus trout 26/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Clay C 26/Jun/13 2nd O/S
ElliottB 26/Jun/13 2nd RP

Down climbed after lead, before crux. Seconded with no problems.

j.buckley87 25/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Nigel Bond 03/Jun/13 Lead
D.botts87 03/Jun/13 2nd
Frank the Husky ??/2013 -
Hidden 09/Aug/12 2nd O/S
jorge1983 ?/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Tony Holdsworth 27/May/12 Lead O/S
with Joanna House
Stefan Trebicki 26/May/12 2nd
with Liam Brady
Elise2977 ?/Oct/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 17/Apr/11 Lead O/S
TomPR 09/Apr/11 Solo
Graeme Hammond 11/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Sarah New, Jools
Pilch 11/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Andy
Nick1812P 23/Jun/10 2nd O/S
with Jamie
Hidden 23/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Phil West 22/Jun/10 Lead dog

Had to rest at the roof to work out the final crack.

Dan Lane 22/Jun/10 2nd O/S

surprisingly hard for vs 5a.

Hidden 21/Jun/10 Lead O/S
ggflett 19/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Dave
johnjb 23/May/10 2nd O/S

Great route. Pleased to get around the corner. Just managed to keep my balance at the crux.

with Ray Sharples, MarkFairbank
cymjt ??/2010 -
Ali D ??/2009 Lead O/S
with Dad
Mattyk 13/Jul/08 Lead O/S
tash 11/Jul/08 2nd O/S
with Matty K
Andrew Sandercock ?/Jun/08 2nd dog

rope gets right in the way of a vital jam!

with robert sandercock
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
runestone 08/Sep/07 2nd
with Mike B
Hidden 23/Aug/07 Lead O/S
northernmonkey1982 ?/Aug/07 2nd
psychicbread 26/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with Max
Brown 03/Jun/07 Solo O/S
with John
MeMeMe 02/Jun/07 Lead
with Simon
ste_d 14/Apr/07 2nd O/S
with mik
nokishatov 14/Apr/07 Lead
adam carless 16/Oct/06 Lead O/S

Proper (but not too nasty) VS gritstone crack climbing.

with Fiend
Hidden 12/Aug/06 2nd O/S
Hidden 27/Jul/06 2nd O/S
Hidden 11/Jun/06 2nd dog
K Wall 11/Jun/06 2nd
with Martin
ArnaudG ??/2006 -
with Dunc
Hidden 11/Sep/05 Lead O/S
dan_o_b ?/Sep/05 Lead O/S
AdCo82 ?/Aug/05 2nd
with Christian Knight
EdEd ?/Aug/05 Lead O/S
with Mr Strip
cem 23/Jul/05 2nd
with Sally Dipple, Miles Butteriss
babymoac 23/Jul/05 2nd
with James Gill
Blod 17/Jul/05 Lead β

Thought this was 5a, much harder than Surprise.

with Mike H
Carl Smethurst 07/Jul/05 Lead O/S
with Ian Pickles
Hidden ?/Jun/05 Lead O/S
Stig 22/Apr/05 Lead O/S
with Jonathan Teale
Hodge ??/2005 -
with Dan
Hidden 02/Sep/04 Lead
shaun walby 13/Jun/04 2nd O/S
with Chris Tan
Trobbo 12/Jun/04 2nd
with graham wood
Hidden ?/Sep/03 2nd
John Marsland 28/Jun/03 Lead
with Ant Williams
runestone 05/Apr/03 Lead
with Blod
Owdham 05/Sep/02 TR O/S

Good climb. Plenty for gear placement. Strenuous crack climbing towards the top.

with Girtch
Laramadness 31/Aug/02 Lead O/S
with BA
runestone 21/Jul/01 Lead
with Blod
StevePr ??/1998 2nd

Alan took a big fall leading this, did go back up and lead it easily

with Alan
Hidden ?/Jun/97 Lead O/S
nige ??/1997 Lead
with sven rowan
Phil West 22/Jun/96 2nd rpt
with David Atherton
colin milton 22/Jul/95 2nd
with eric milton
crossleysm ??/1995 Lead
Hidden 17/Jul/94 Lead
Phil West ?/Jul/94 Lead O/S
with Steve Wild
Martin Bennett 08/May/94 -
with MT
nokishatov 25/Aug/93 Lead O/S
Rob Davies 01/Aug/93 2nd
with Roy Lindsay
John Marsland 07/Jun/92 Lead
with Dave Soles and Geoff Teir
The Pulsing Motorik of Neu! 14/Sep/91 2nd O/S
with John Buckley
craig h 18/Aug/91 Lead rpt
with Matt Ford
sadams 08/Mar/91 Lead
with Mark Bonham
NickJH ?/Jun/90 Lead
with D Picker
Tony Prendergast ?/May/90 -
with Mike Cleary
Roget 30/Jul/89 Lead O/S
with jim
Andy Say 14/Jul/89 Solo O/S
craig h 10/May/88 Solo O/S
Ken Taylor 15/Aug/83 AltLd
with Andy Chadwick
Hidden ?/Aug/81 Lead
charlesmfrench 12/Jul/81 2nd
Sean Kelly ??/1977 -
with Graham Thompson & Steve Berisford
uphillnow ??/1970 Lead

variously from early 70's

Tom V ??/1969 -
Hidden 19/Jul/66 2nd
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