Rockfax Description
Start below a groove and climb right and up to reach a ledge. Take the groove behind to easy ground.
Horrock's Route Direct - E1 5b, follows the groove direct and the crack above to the top. © Rockfax

FA. Ken Powell 1964 John Hartley (the Direct) 1983

galpinos 11/May 2nd
with Dan
Hidden 11/May Lead O/S
R Brown 22/Apr 2nd O/S
with Danny A
ben1987 17/Apr/16 Lead O/S

Started up fingernail, finished direct up the crack at back of ledge

with Lee
Seymore Butt ??/2016 -
robertmctague 19/Sep/15 Solo O/S
Barrie Schofield II 06/Sep/15 Lead O/S
scottmarcberry 29/Jul/15 Lead O/S
gingerwolf 13/Sep/14 2nd O/S
D.botts87 30/Jul/14 2nd O/S
with Johnny W
Rob Davies ?/Jul/14 2nd

VS 4b?? - committing move to step up R. Mike led this after I backed off

with Mike Jones
g1m147 18/May/14 2nd
with Mick.
Leo Woodhead 29/Apr/14 2nd β
efrance24234 18/Apr/14 Lead O/S
noemie5438 24/Nov/13 2nd O/S
with Alex Corkett
The Norris 14/Sep/13 Lead O/S

Spicier than a chicken vindaloo when going round the arete!

Metalbear 14/Jul/13 2nd
with Woody
Danny Crump 04/Jun/13 2nd
with Ben Humphris
SuperMike64 06/May/13 2nd O/S
WillCass 09/Aug/12 Lead
with Lee
g1m147 19/Jun/12 Lead
with Mick.
Derek Robinson 22/May/12 2nd dog

Done in 2 pitches as practice. 1st pitch to big ledge.

Mark Collins 22/May/12 Lead O/S
with Delboy
Hidden 17/May/12 2nd dnf
Hidden 16/May/12 Lead O/S
paulwaterhouse ??/2012 Lead
Leo Woodhead ??/2012 -
with Ian W
carl_123 31/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Jul/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 01/Jul/11 Solo O/S
will9911 22/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Jun/11 2nd dog
SteWatkins ?/Apr/11 -
Hidden ??/2011 2nd O/S
Hidden 03/Aug/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 09/Jul/10 2nd
clive-greenwood 26/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Anna
Hidden ??/2010 Lead O/S
Lunar25 ??/2010 Lead O/S
dave mann ??/2010 Lead O/S
ellpeecee 11/Sep/09 Lead O/S

Should've worn dark boxers for the first section

Hidden 05/Aug/09 Lead O/S
wilkie14c 12/May/09 2nd
with Brenden
Brendan H 12/May/09 Lead O/S

Hard start, then eases up

with paul
Hidden 20/Apr/09 Lead
Shad ??/2008 Lead
kingholmesy ??/2008 Solo rpt
daveagriff ??/2008 2nd
Simon Holden (LCandCC) 23/Aug/07 Lead O/S
with Murray
George Ormerod ?/May/06 2nd O/S
with Roger
Maciek ?/Mar/06 Lead O/S
with James R.
Hidden 27/Jul/05 Solo
BigHell ??/2004 Lead

Climbed this route a time or two but not for some years .

with Jeff, Gary
A Crook 15/Aug/01 2nd
with Rich Alston
Trobbo 03/Jun/98 Lead
with cliff robson
Martin Bennett 20/May/98 -
with MT
Andy Say 27/May/95 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/1991 Lead
jlancashire ??/1990 Lead
Hidden ??/1989 Lead
Enty ??/1988 -
goi.ashmore 29/Mar/87 Solo β
BigHairyIan 14/Jul/85 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Jun/82 2nd O/S
tmawer 16/Oct/76 Lead O/S
with Rick
Derek Ryden ??/1972 Lead O/S
with Geoff Riding
Dave Westby ??/1963 Lead
with Garry Nuttal
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