Rockfax Description
Follow the spoor-trail across the face, exiting rightwards. © Rockfax

FA. Tony Howard 1958

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, Moorland Grit - The Essential Selection (Over The Moors).

Duncan Zerafa 12/Jul 2nd O/S
with Pati Xariklia
Derek Furze 10/May 2nd

Lovely stuff

with Clare, Rick
Hidden 02/May 2nd
Ali D 23/Apr 2nd
with Clay
Clay C 23/Apr Lead O/S
with Al
mrphilipoldham 06/Feb Lead O/S
Paul Hy 06/Feb 2nd O/S

Balancy last move

with Phil O
peter.ravenscroft27 10/Oct/16 Lead
with Sean Holmes
stratandrew 05/Jun/16 Lead dnf

Backed off the top section. very unhappy not to have finished!!

with Jim Symon
Hidden 05/Jun/16 2nd
peachos 02/Jun/16 Lead O/S

Cruised up it

with Graeme
SamT1 14/May/16 2nd β
SuperLee1985 14/May/16 Lead O/S

Short but sweet. Pretty run-out at the top (gear at half height) and the crux move is well definitely above gear... exciting. Took a bit of faffing about to psyche myself up to go for the move.

Hidden 13/Apr/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Oct/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Oct/15 2nd
NickJH 29/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with LiamG
Abi Chard 05/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with Jan
Morgan P 09/Nov/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Nov/14 2nd O/S
Dave Warburton 09/Sep/14 2nd
Hidden 09/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Nigel Bond 30/Jun/14 Lead
with Max Cole
andybirtwistle 12/Jun/14 Lead
keith Lonsdale 12/Jun/14 2nd
Hidden 31/May/14 2nd
spragglerocks 13/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Simon
Simonj 13/Apr/14 2nd O/S
with Rach
Climbster 31/Mar/14 Lead O/S
with Vick, Ian
Bloke on a Rope 31/Mar/14 2nd β
with Vic, Matt
wil_perry 01/Sep/13 Lead
mike_w18 01/Sep/13 2nd
with Will
sputnik 27/May/13 Lead O/S
scottidog 07/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Graeme
vassy05 ?/Apr/13 -
Frank the Husky ??/2013 -
markhilton 10/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Jul/12 2nd O/S
ClimberJimmyB 22/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/May/12 Lead
RichyBOYY 27/May/12 Lead
Fragmod 26/May/12 Lead
tsl42 26/May/12 Lead O/S

Went for the heather at the top.

jimbonfire 26/May/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/May/12 Lead O/S
Kirill 20/May/12 2nd O/S
cem 20/May/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/May/12 Lead rpt
Simonj 23/Aug/11 2nd O/S
with jim
Jimmy1976 23/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Simon
wrapped in bacon 28/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Rob
John Lewis 19/Jun/11 Lead O/S
staceyjg 19/Jun/11 Lead O/S

A bit airy, but ok, just one tricky move above gear.

minaturechris 19/Jun/11 2nd O/S
with Stacey
g1m147 11/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Bob
Bob 11/Jun/11 2nd O/S
with G. Macauley
BLodge 08/May/11 2nd
cragtyke 25/Apr/11 Lead
vix 20/Apr/11 2nd O/S
with Jonny
J25 20/Apr/11 Lead
Graeme Hammond 19/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Mar/11 Solo
ste_d 08/Oct/10 Solo O/S
Mike Soulby 16/Sep/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 05/Sep/10 Lead O/S
chris.mac 22/Aug/10 -
with Tony, phil, gordon
Ben1983 11/Jun/10 Lead O/S
J25 19/May/10 Lead dnf

Next time!

Hidden 24/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Apr/10 Lead O/S
embob 17/Apr/10 2nd

Al kept a cool head on this one, pretty run out for the leader. Gorgeous pocketed rock and hideous topout.

with Alex
Hidden 17/Apr/10 Lead
Hardonicus 14/Apr/10 2nd O/S

MVS - maybe no way is this VS.

with Alex Thompson
grubes 14/Apr/10 Lead rpt

Blew my onsight escaping left at the request of my scared belayer. Did it clean next time up (with a different belayer). Nicely intimdating run out.

with Kasia
Hidden 14/Apr/10 2nd
Hidden 14/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Dan Lane 17/Oct/09 Lead β

Unbelieveably good position, more gear that first thought. Checked it out on abseil though.

with Dad
Jules Lane 17/Oct/09 2nd O/S
with Dan
Hidden 17/Oct/09 Lead O/S
doogstrue 19/Sep/09 2nd O/S
with andy s
colin milton 18/Sep/09 Lead
with Sari Nevala
Hidden 18/Sep/09 2nd
Hidden 28/Jun/09 Lead
Rachel S 23/Jun/09 2nd O/S
with Des Chadderton
Jon Read 13/Jun/09 Solo
with Mark Sharrat & Andi Turner
Hidden 05/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Mar/09 Lead
cymjt ??/2009 -
RM199 ??/2009 -
Ropeboy 23/Aug/08 Solo

Arrived first at the crag and this line was crying out to be climbed. Felt a bit bold solo-ing on my own at a remote crag with no one else about.

Hidden 06/Jun/08 Lead
Matthallinan 05/Jun/08 2nd
with Nicky Winn
HimTiggins 10/May/08 2nd O/S
with Jamie
pog100 03/May/08 2nd O/S
Reaver2k 03/May/08 Lead O/S

Extremely happy with this, I normally have huge head problems when running it out, and with this one, I could see it was going to involve the harder moves on runout ground but took it head on. And abolutely loved it! I will have to tackle more of these headgames I think! Lovely interesting rock with odd pockets all over the place. Some brilliant traversing moves from the left lead to a few quick steps up to the top. 4b is about right, not 4c, and the mantle out of the climb is the hardest move! Dirty heather finish! Very happy boy after a brilliant day!

daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
Ian Parnell 12/Sep/07 2nd O/S
with Jon Winter
Rob Davies 27/Aug/07 Lead rpt
with Phil Ashton
Hidden 28/Jul/07 Lead
Hidden 28/Jul/07 2nd O/S
Hidden 28/Jul/07 2nd O/S
mattnuttall 17/Apr/07 Solo O/S
with Alan Holden
Rog Wilko 15/Apr/07 Lead

Good but a sandbag at MVS (as in my guide)

with Debbie Wilkinson
adi bryant ??/2007 Solo
Andrew Lodge 17/Jul/06 2nd
with Steve
Hidden 17/Jul/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/May/06 Solo O/S
runestone 28/Apr/06 2nd O/S
with J
coffeepot 14/Jan/06 2nd
with jelaby
Hidden ??/2006 2nd
kingholmesy ??/2006 Lead O/S
with SteveOc
shaun walby 11/Jun/05 Lead O/S
with Chris Tan
ArnaudG ?/May/05 2nd
with Dunc
Duncan I ??/2004 Lead
chris sm 07/Jul/03 Lead O/S
with Pippa Froggatt
Phil West 19/Oct/02 2nd O/S
with Chris Tan
Roget 21/Jul/02 Solo O/S
EddieA 07/Oct/01 2nd O/S

can't remember who led

with Dave P
Mark Stevenson 04/Mar/00 2nd
Billg ?/Mar/99 Lead O/S
with Paul Guttridge
craig h 17/Sep/97 Solo rpt
John Marsland 20/Jul/96 2nd
with Dave Soles
John Southworth 16/Jun/96 Solo
StevePr ??/1996 Lead
with Alan
Chris Ellis 09/Jul/95 Lead
with Louise Pellett
Martin Bennett 30/Apr/95 -
with MT
Gordon Stainforth 14/Aug/94 2nd dnf
with Steve Dean, Mick Wrigley, John Lumb
Martin Bennett 17/Jun/94 -
with Barry Hurst
craig h 04/Apr/93 2nd O/S
with Otto
ste_d 12/May/92 Solo O/S
Hidden 07/Sep/91 Solo
nai ??/1991 2nd
goi.ashmore 30/Apr/90 Solo O/S
Hidden 29/Apr/90 Solo
Chris Ellis 06/Jul/89 2nd

Dave led

with Paul Chambers, Dave Turner
Rob Davies 01/Jun/89 Lead
with Mick Moss
Hidden 21/May/89 Lead
Andy Say 09/Apr/89 Solo O/S
Hidden 11/Jul/84 Solo
Mark Kemball 22/May/80 Solo
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