12m.

Rockfax Description
A sport route for boulderers, which has become a popular first 8a+, although it isn't an easy one. Aim for the good hold, then manoeuvre back up and left, by whatever means you can manage, to gain the top break. Above is still uphill. © Rockfax

FA. Tony Ryan 1986. The first 8a+ in the Peak.

Ticklists

Classic Hard Peak Limestone, Peak Rock/15/The Dawn of Sport:A Bolt From the Blue, Peak limestone north graded list - sport, UK 8a and up, UK sport

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Logged Ascents

User Date Style Notes & Partners
jimpopeonarope 15 May, 2019 Lead RP
with Buster
with Buster
Hidden 5 Oct, 2018 Lead RP
Hidden 27 Jun, 2018 Lead RP
samrad 6 Sep, 2017 Lead RP Actually got really close to flashing this which was surprising. got it next go.
Actually got really close to flashing this which was surprising. got it next go.
James Oakes 23 May, 2017 Lead RP Second of the grade after Chimes and definitely my hardest piece of climbing so far.
with Stone
Second of the grade after Chimes and definitely my hardest piece of climbing so far.
with Stone
Haydn Jones 7 May, 2015 Lead RP
with Ian thomas
with Ian thomas
Tom Briggs 5 May, 2015 Lead RP
with Dave P
with Dave P
bigie bob 20 May, 2013 Lead RP
Hidden 18 May, 2013 Lead RP
alaan 14 May, 2013 Lead dnf
with Steve F
with Steve F
hamer89 10 May, 2013 Lead RP Damn hard this and was shear relief clipping those chains at the top.
Damn hard this and was shear relief clipping those chains at the top.
Ethan 8 May, 2013 Lead
with Sam
with Sam
mic_b 19 Nov, 2012 Lead RP
with Phil
with Phil
Hidden 24 Aug, 2012 Lead RP
Dave Bond 31 May, 2010 Lead RP
with Andy Price
with Andy Price
Hidden 1 Jan, 2010 -
Hidden ??, 2010 Lead RP
jondude 15 Oct, 2009 Lead RP
with Pete Clark
with Pete Clark
Hidden 15 Jul, 2009 Lead RP
hutch 9 Aug, 2008 Lead RP
Boy ??, 2008 -
Simon Davis ??, 2008 Lead RP
with Tom & Rae
with Tom & Rae
midgets of the world unite 1 Jul, 2005 Lead RP
Hidden ?May, 2001 Lead RP
kristian ??, 2001 Lead RP
with ruth jenkins
with ruth jenkins
Dave Douglas ??, 1994 Lead dog
with Ed Morgan
with Ed Morgan
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