18m.

Rockfax Description
18m. The long clean groove gives a fine piece of climbing, sustained and well protected up an excellent line and the crux, as they say is 'where it should be'. © Rockfax

FA. Ken Powell 1963

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Western Grit: Top 50, Lancashire's Finest, ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List.


ClimberDateStyle
Kimmie 14/Sep Lead
purkle 02/Sep Lead
with Matt
JaySchofield 02/Sep Lead O/S
Macarenafc92 02/Sep 2nd
Trickett 25/Jul Lead G/U
Leofallon 25/Jul 2nd rpt
with Lisa Jolley
Allan Winstanley 25/Jul Lead
with Ken
Albanian 18/Jul 2nd
with Lee
JdotP 18/Jul 2nd O/S
with Doctor Deadwood
Hidden 16/Jul 2nd
Brannock 09/Jul 2nd O/S
Rob Kinsey 05/Jul Lead
with Gwyn
buxtoncoffeelover 24/Jun 2nd

3 stars?! Alright route, but not brilliant (perhaps I expect too much)

Handsforfeet 24/Jun Lead
with Nik
JackW 21/Jun Lead rpt
with Chris
Chris Paul Drury 21/Jun 2nd O/S
with JackW
JackW 14/Jun Lead O/S
bryce.dorin 14/Jun Lead O/S
with Andy
Chrissy202 12/Jun Lead O/S
with Andy
Hidden 12/Jun 2nd rpt
ElliottB 03/Jun Lead rpt
with Oddy
Lazer sk eh 31/May Lead O/S
with erin
Chris Hatton 25/May Lead
with Steve Swift
Rog Wilko 25/May 2nd

Excellent route.

Pete Nugent 25/May Lead rpt
with Ian Makin, Mike Bullough, Roger Wilkinson
Nafclimbsrocks 23/May Lead rpt
with Kat! :)
Oldmanofsalford 14/May Lead
Nafclimbsrocks 14/May 2nd rpt
Hidden 11/May Lead rpt
edwingeorge 11/May 2nd O/S
with Sophie, Joe
JoeFoster59 11/May Lead rpt

Having seconded oscar on this last year I knew what was in store. Amazing route all the gear you could want to place all the moves are fun. Wicked little route I think Sophie enjoyed leading it just as much as I did

galpinos 11/May 2nd
with Dan
yossarian714 10/May Lead O/S
jcurley 10/May 2nd rpt

Sams first HS lead, 13.

Sam Curley 10/May Lead O/S
with jcurley
Carl Smethurst 10/May 2nd rpt
SamT_01 05/May Lead O/S
with john_mx
Ben21 25/Apr Lead
R Brown 22/Apr Lead O/S
with Danny A
robhunt 22/Apr Lead
with Matt Skeet
Mattskeet1982 LC&CC 22/Apr 2nd rpt
with rob hunt
kasha_gregson 19/Apr 2nd
with Bram
BTphonehome 19/Apr Lead O/S

Seemed appropriate given the firemen dealing with a blaze near the prow. Bloody yoofs. Good route.

with Kasha
john_mx 18/Apr Lead O/S
Duncan Zerafa 12/Apr 2nd
with Isabel Prause, Nils Elgar
ElliottB 12/Apr 2nd O/S
with Dave W
Benstar 12/Apr Lead O/S
Dónal Murray 01/Apr Lead

Soaking wet at the top. Trusted my wet feet a bit too much and slipped

with Joe Barlow
MusicalMountaineer 24/Dec/16 Lead O/S

Filthy. Smelly. Grovel. 3* in good nick.

jackob 24/Oct/16 2nd
with Mike
Paul Hy 24/Oct/16 Lead O/S

lovely route in which from the bottom you think layback all the way but not at all when you get on it.

with Phil O
mrphilipoldham 24/Oct/16 2nd O/S
Rob Moorcroft 05/Oct/16 2nd
with Tom Lewis
tom_lewis89 05/Oct/16 Lead O/S

Nice!

Sarah Roscoe 08/Sep/16 2nd
Matt Harmon 08/Sep/16 Lead O/S
FlavioL1989 03/Sep/16 Solo O/S
Matt Reed 24/Aug/16 Lead rpt
with Tony Jackson
rosiehawker 23/Jul/16 Lead O/S
nick ferro 23/Jul/16 2nd O/S
with Oli Birkill
C May 23/Jul/16 2nd rpt
with Rosie
Albanian 18/Jul/16 2nd O/S
with Norman
samnbuk 17/Jul/16 Lead O/S

Little bit green after so much wet weather but still a good route

with Amelia
Hidden 12/Jul/16 2nd
Anne Gumbley 19/Jun/16 Lead
Rob Davies 07/Jun/16 Lead

Too hot for anything else!

with Charles Kinniburgh, Phil Ashton
D.botts87 06/Jun/16 2nd rpt
with George
Hidden 24/May/16 Lead
Pkrynicki1984 22/May/16 2nd
David Kay 13/May/16 2nd
Moritz L 13/May/16 Lead O/S
atom 08/May/16 Lead O/S

Amazing! once past the start, its positive holds and loads of gear all the way

Becks87 08/May/16 2nd O/S

Great climb.

with Laura Zambianchi, Adam Lindley
radddogg 06/May/16 2nd rpt

Martin's first real HS lead

with Martin Hollowood
Oldmanofsalford 05/May/16 2nd
JDC 05/May/16 Lead

Not sure this is worth "Top 50" - worth a star or two, but sandy and grubby throughout, despite looking well traveled. Solid gear though and no real crux - would make a nice first HS lead.

philgillespie 03/May/16 Lead
Tommy_shaw 22/Apr/16 Lead O/S
Howard J 19/Apr/16 2nd O/S

First time out in ages, and shoulder playing up, so I didn't climb all that well. Nice to be out though.

with Henry Tindell
Hidden 19/Apr/16 2nd
ben1987 17/Apr/16 2nd rpt

Good lead from lee.

with Lee
duncana 19/Mar/16 Lead

A chilly day in March. Reasonable warm up, not too hard.

with Pippa Archer
Oscar Popels ?/Mar/16 -

Lovely little lead is ludicrously ladled with gear.

Seymore Butt ??/2016 -
JRR ??/2016 -
Mike Hood 09/Oct/15 2nd
with Ben
jonathan_doyle 20/Sep/15 Lead O/S
Chris Oldfield 19/Sep/15 2nd rpt
Martin Davies 19/Sep/15 2nd rpt
with Ollie Lister
Jake Young 06/Sep/15 Solo O/S
amccann 05/Sep/15 Lead O/S
with bstoker95, Harry Lewis
sjbrook 05/Sep/15 Lead O/S

Nice climb

with Nikki, PMC
robhunt 05/Sep/15 Lead
with Matt Skeet
Mattskeet1982 LC&CC 05/Sep/15 2nd O/S
with rob hunt
johnelka 02/Sep/15 Lead β
Hidden 16/Aug/15 Lead O/S
cem 16/Aug/15 2nd
Tanya Savage 15/Aug/15 2nd

Hard start but then OK. Bit dirty.

Neil Pacey 15/Aug/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Aug/15 Lead rpt
robman 13/Aug/15 Lead O/S
Matt Reed 11/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with Catherine
AnitaClimb 08/Aug/15 Lead β
with Rob, Paul , Jennie
Hidden 08/Aug/15 2nd β
Hidden 06/Aug/15 Lead
Hidden 03/Aug/15 2nd
ChrisGreen 03/Aug/15 Lead rpt
redshapedfriday 18/Jul/15 2nd O/S
daveyb 18/Jul/15 Lead O/S

Excellent climb takes all the gear you can throw at it and more.

with ryan
Rob Davies 18/Jul/15 2nd
with Phil Ashton, Neil Hyde
ryan_d 18/Jul/15 2nd

previously led it, but let Dave lead it this time, as he'd not done it before. Still a cracking route.

with daveyb
net 18/Jul/15 Lead

Brilliant route! Very well protected too.

GPN 18/Jul/15 2nd
radddogg 16/Jul/15 Lead O/S

Wonderful trad climb on superb Lancashire grit. My first HS lead and well worth the 3 stars. Not sure about the crux being at the top, it's definitely at the start unless you are cheating and using the easy flakes to the right, then it would be the top

with Martin Hollowood
ianburton 12/Jul/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Jun/15 2nd
Hidden 27/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Jun/15 2nd rpt
Nafclimbsrocks 15/Jun/15 Lead O/S

Superb climb!

with Maf
Climbster 14/Jun/15 Lead O/S

British Summer Time = Damp Classics!

with Vick
Hidden 14/Jun/15 2nd β
JenShelley 11/Jun/15 Lead O/S
MichaelGallimore 11/Jun/15 2nd rpt
with Jenny
matt.stevenson 09/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Laurabrown 09/Jun/15 2nd
with Ben Selbie, Alec Barnett
albarnett93 09/Jun/15 2nd O/S
with Ben Selbie, Laura Brown, matt.stevenson
Maddie 07/Jun/15 2nd O/S

Bit dirty

with Micha
Hidden 26/May/15 2nd
Nigel Bond 21/May/15 Lead
with Colin Hutton
Hidden 21/May/15 Lead O/S
g1m147 21/May/15 2nd
Chris Oldfield 15/May/15 Lead O/S
with James Buckley
robhunt 03/May/15 Lead rpt
with Theresa
katiet 30/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Alison Athroll
Andrew Holden 23/Apr/15 Lead
davewsargent 19/Apr/15 Lead
jshields 19/Apr/15 2nd
MikeDowsett 19/Apr/15 2nd
with David Henchcliffe, Robin Stiffin
David Henchliffe 15/Apr/15 2nd
with Robin, MikeDowsett
datoon ??/2015 Solo O/S
mmmhumous ??/2015 Lead O/S
Chris1234H 28/Dec/14 Lead
foostu4 05/Nov/14 2nd
Jonathan Hall 26/Oct/14 Solo
DavidR 27/Sep/14 Lead O/S
kkris 17/Sep/14 TR rpt
with self belay
mcb 14/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Dave Mann
disrail 10/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Nina
garywalker147 10/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Elliot
j.buckley87 10/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Sep/14 2nd rpt
Hidden 10/Sep/14 2nd O/S
Ann S 08/Sep/14 2nd
with Paul
vigroovian 07/Sep/14 2nd O/S

Sustained but very enjoyable. Worth the 3 stars for sure

with Ryan
ryan_d 07/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Robaduck 06/Sep/14 Lead

Fantastic route, bit of a struggle in the wet but all the better for it.

Laurence Everitt 05/Sep/14 Lead O/S
philgillespie 02/Sep/14 2nd
teamvix ?/Sep/14 Lead O/S

Jim followed me up in flipflops. Bastard!

with Jim
ryan_d 31/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Will Weir
maumau 31/Aug/14 Lead O/S
DerwentDiluted 04/Aug/14 Lead
with Nicola Pettit
vinspin 04/Aug/14 2nd O/S
with carl
Hidden 27/Jul/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 27/Jul/14 Lead O/S
MikePen 22/Jul/14 2nd O/S
with Katya
JimHolmes69 17/Jul/14 2nd O/S
AndyPratt88 17/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Jim
Hidden 15/Jul/14 2nd
Hidden 05/Jul/14 Lead
Ste_b1978 02/Jul/14 Lead
with Danny
sarahjk ?/Jul/14 Lead
Hidden 22/Jun/14 2nd rpt
Hidden 22/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Jun/14 2nd
martintom 19/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Nikki Morrison
RCrockford 16/Jun/14 2nd
with Mike B, Charlie
John Gale 14/Jun/14 Lead O/S
leemagowan 06/Jun/14 Lead O/S

Lots of foliage, poor spikes at the top

Martin Bennett 21/May/14 -
with Woody
ned_85 05/May/14 2nd
erbridger 05/May/14 2nd
with nedly14
ned_85 05/May/14 Lead
dapperdan 04/May/14 Lead O/S
ChrisGreen 03/May/14 Lead rpt

Still a superb climb, be aware a lot of loose earth and rocks at the top now, just about stopped a brick sized one falling towards my belayer today. Removed a few of the worst ones.

with Mike W
MikeW83 03/May/14 2nd O/S
colin milton 30/Apr/14 Lead
with shaun l
ajeakins 20/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Charlie
@cc_onetowatch 15/Apr/14 2nd O/S
GeorgeClimbs 15/Apr/14 Lead rpt
wheelo 31/Mar/14 Lead
with craig
noemie5438 24/Nov/13 Lead O/S
with Alex Corkett
Hidden 23/Nov/13 Lead O/S
jennifer80 23/Nov/13 TR rpt

1st outdoor climb.

Hidden 22/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Sep/13 2nd O/S
snapperdan 14/Sep/13 Lead
noemie5438 14/Sep/13 Lead O/S
AmyG 14/Sep/13 2nd O/S
The Norris 14/Sep/13 2nd

@ Wiltonfest

stemill 14/Sep/13 2nd rpt
with Graham
nb148 04/Sep/13 Lead rpt
Steve Perry 01/Sep/13 Lead O/S

A bit optimistic with the word 'clean' in the route description, it was like climbing up a sand castle! Great route anyway.

NickstaDB ?/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Elliot King LC&CC 23/Aug/13 Solo O/S

Silly boy?!

Danny Crump 14/Aug/13 Lead
with Martin Bagshaw
Martin Bagshaw 14/Aug/13 2nd O/S
Dave Richards 08/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Big Steve
qwidgibo 08/Aug/13 2nd O/S
MatthewH 07/Aug/13 Lead O/S
jsw1 06/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Ryan Abbott
snapperdan 06/Aug/13 2nd
jordan taylor 25/Jul/13 Lead rpt
Hidden 22/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Jul/13 2nd O/S
sparra 20/Jul/13 2nd O/S
with Luke
DavidR 20/Jul/13 2nd rpt
Luke Jones 20/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with LMC
Hidden 18/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Jul/13 Lead O/S
kkris 11/Jul/13 2nd rpt
with Graham
kkris 11/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Graham
Hidden 18/Jun/13 Lead
Hidden 01/Jun/13 Lead rpt
erictant 06/May/13 Lead β
with Dave, Paul
Hidden 06/May/13 Lead rpt
jamie d 26/Apr/13 Lead
metal arms 25/Apr/13 Lead O/S

In the rain.

Hidden 24/Apr/13 Lead rpt
chrisbeano 20/Apr/13 Lead O/S
shortypug 20/Apr/13 2nd
NicShorty13 20/Apr/13 2nd O/S
with Ben
ben1987 20/Apr/13 Lead O/S
jsw1 16/Apr/13 2nd
Barry D 13/Apr/13 2nd
with Jules_L
Jules Lane 13/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Mynydd Barry
stoo2k 07/Apr/13 Lead O/S

A bit dirty, but a nice enough line. Probably not as amazing as the guide suggests though.

nb148 07/Apr/13 2nd
with James "Beanie" Godwin, Stu Owen
Jimbo C 29/Mar/13 2nd
with Gav, Mike
gav 29/Mar/13 Lead

Started direct. Nice climbing - better in the upper half, but very, very sandy. Also way overgraded. Loads of hand and footholds to choose from. Can lace the whole route with gear also.

with Jimbo, Mike
TraverseKing 10/Mar/13 -
dchovs 03/Mar/13 TR
Hidden 17/Feb/13 TR rpt
dchovs 17/Feb/13 TR rpt
C May ??/2013 Lead
with Tim
Andrew Holden ??/2013 Lead
Longsufferingropeholder ??/2013 2nd
with C May
NathanW 14/Oct/12 2nd O/S
with WetterBoyz, Alex Munnery
Alex Munnery 14/Oct/12 Lead O/S
with NathanW
toby farnworth ?/Oct/12 Lead
bgreen3761 05/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Sep/12 2nd
carl_123 03/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Aug/12 2nd O/S
WillCass 14/Aug/12 Lead
with Lee
D.botts87 ?/Aug/12 TR
Phillau 24/Jul/12 2nd β
with Simon
bantamdave 24/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Ade, Murray
David Shelmerdine 27/Jun/12 Lead O/S

A good climb in terrible conditions. The rock was wet and slippy and the crack all the way up was full of mud. Grip felt poor and to finish it off I got eaten alive at the top by midges.

parker236 19/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with Ric Elliot
birbeck 14/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Rampikino 24/May/12 Lead
with Cat
Chi Cheng 24/May/12 2nd O/S
with Nathen Foster
Derek Robinson 22/May/12 2nd O/S
Mark Collins 22/May/12 Lead rpt
with Delboy
g1m147 22/May/12 2nd
with Mick.
Hidden 20/May/12 Lead rpt
jvarmstrong 20/May/12 Lead

chris

Alan Dixon 20/May/12 -
CKegan 20/May/12 2nd
with neil
Chris Manasseh 20/May/12 2nd
with John Armstrong
Hidden 18/May/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 16/May/12 2nd O/S
jon_gill1 14/May/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/May/12 Lead O/S
Steve Waters, Mynydd 04/May/12 Lead

Well protected but well dirty.

with Carl Whinham
stumbler555 03/May/12 -
efrance24234 30/Apr/12 2nd rpt
MichaelGallimore 01/Apr/12 2nd O/S
with MikeR
mike.rigby 01/Apr/12 Lead O/S

Brilliant varied climb. Something for everyone! Nice end to the day.

rich_hw 31/Mar/12 Lead O/S

Neither 3 star or top 50. A dirty mess with unsatisfying moves. On eastern grit would warrant 1 star at the very most.

Graeme Hammond 31/Mar/12 2nd rpt

quite enjoyed by contrast today.

Hidden 28/Mar/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 28/Mar/12 2nd O/S
Mike Hood 25/Mar/12 Lead
Jim Slater 25/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Mar/12 2nd O/S
Jelly ??/2012 Lead O/S

Well worth the Top 50 when it's clean. Feels quite committing after rain when all the ledges are gritty.

Hidden ??/2012 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2012 Lead
Clee 15/Oct/11 2nd
with Graeme
Graeme Hammond 15/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Cleo
Dave Latimer 30/Sep/11 Lead O/S
katherinesydney 11/Sep/11 2nd O/S

good, but not 'top 50' good, or even 3 star good: grubby!

Hidden 11/Sep/11 Lead
Hidden 04/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Allan Winstanley 25/Aug/11 Lead
with Chris
ChrisH.19 25/Aug/11 2nd
with Allan
Jeromecooper 20/Aug/11 Lead O/S
mike_w18 10/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Rob Davies 07/Aug/11 2nd
Martin Davies 01/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Tim Rogers
Amazoniangirl ?/Aug/11 2nd
climbing son ?/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Jul/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 23/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Matt Rowat 21/Jul/11 Lead O/S

Dirty...

with Jordan
fulton333 14/Jul/11 2nd
Simon Holden (LCandCC) 13/Jul/11 2nd rpt
with Ade
kk_cheung 13/Jul/11 TR
cheeky monkey77 11/Jul/11 2nd
cheeky monkey77 11/Jul/11 2nd
Splodge 11/Jul/11 Lead
shiver 11/Jul/11 TR O/S

Great climb. A classic I'm told by my mates and first impressions live up to their opinions. Did the right hand start as opposed to the straight line start but will do that next time.

Hidden 01/Jul/11 Solo O/S
Plenk ?/Jul/11 Lead O/S

Took the start direct and bashed up quite nicely. lots of useful foot ledges. You might need to wear your goggles with the amount of sand coming down mind!

with Jim
Mike_Bottom 27/Jun/11 TR O/S
will9911 22/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Jun/11 2nd rpt
miles01 14/Jun/11 Lead rpt
Hidden 11/Jun/11 Lead
Hidden 03/Jun/11 2nd
Hidden 02/Jun/11 Lead rpt
Mark Wilson23 31/May/11 2nd O/S
Tony Holdsworth 27/May/11 Lead O/S
with Adam Hughes
ant riley 26/May/11 2nd O/S
ant riley 25/May/11 -
wilkie14c 25/May/11 Solo

Direct start bouldered out, slightly right of centre, about 4C. 10 laps on the shunt

Jon Pilling 25/May/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/May/11 Lead β
ChrisGreen 24/May/11 2nd rpt
with John W
Hidden 24/May/11 2nd O/S
wheelo 24/May/11 Lead
with chris g
Hidden 24/May/11 Lead O/S
stratandrew 18/May/11 2nd rpt

in dark with headtorch!

with Dave Wylie, Trish Cranston
cheeky monkey77 10/May/11 Lead
Tomber 06/May/11 Lead β

On partners gear

Stuart Hurworth 06/May/11 Lead O/S

Good line and good gear, fairly dirty though! Tried direct start and failed before realising the actual line was to the right up the ledges!

Stuart Hurworth 06/May/11 2nd rpt

Seconded to retrieve gear after partner lead on it. Did the direct start this time, is difficult to finish the move, used bridging and grabbed the loose flakey stone in the crack.

Hidden ?/May/11 Lead O/S
climbingchica 29/Apr/11 2nd

fisrt climb after breaking wrsit

Mark Wilson23 26/Apr/11 Lead O/S
wilkie14c 26/Apr/11 2nd rpt

Best HS in the area. Never tire of it

with Mark Wilson
dk247 22/Apr/11 Lead RP
with Owdham
Owdham 22/Apr/11 Lead rpt

Another enjoyable climb on what is fast becoming an "old favourite" :)

Duracell 22/Apr/11 2nd
lrandall 08/Apr/11 2nd
with Mandy
Hidden 28/Mar/11 2nd
andy_e 28/Mar/11 TR rpt

Shunted.

dabreen 28/Mar/11 Lead O/S
dk247 27/Mar/11 2nd
with Andy Clarke, Owdham
Owdham 27/Mar/11 Lead rpt

Another enjoyable climb of this classic climb. Really enjoyed it.

Hidden 13/Mar/11 TR rpt
Lunar25 05/Mar/11 Solo O/S

Beautiful climbing

with Titi, Gedas
pffft 01/Mar/11 Lead O/S

Lovely route, dry and happy to eat my gear. :)

with Seb Roz
pbphil169 ?/Mar/11 Lead O/S
alexander the meerkat ?/Mar/11 Lead

Fantastic route, good runners the higher you get.

OliBangbala 19/Feb/11 2nd β

nice

middlevern ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 Lead O/S
Simon Rackley ??/2011 -
petegunn 26/Nov/10 2nd
with Davina
Hidden 26/Nov/10 Lead rpt
mataius 07/Nov/10 -
andy_e 02/Nov/10 Lead O/S

Really rainy and wet and slippy, felt more like VS 4c.

Fiona cheyney 17/Oct/10 2nd

ACE :D

with Jeff B
Slaney 17/Oct/10 2nd rpt
munki1971 17/Oct/10 Lead O/S

Direct start as described in Lancashire Rock

jeffb 17/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with Fi
Hidden 25/Sep/10 2nd O/S
dannye103 23/Sep/10 TR O/S
with Danny Ogley
Little AndyH 09/Sep/10 Lead O/S
with Rafla
joe.91 05/Sep/10 2nd rpt

In approach shoes

with Pete Reid, Thomas Reid
Hidden 05/Sep/10 Lead
monkeyman79 05/Sep/10 2nd
with David Edmondson
JoEglington ?/Sep/10 Lead
SteWatkins ?/Sep/10 -
Pilch 31/Aug/10 2nd O/S

not a 3 star route, but nice to find an easier line

with Graham, Ed
Hidden 30/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Aug/10 Lead dog
Hidden 27/Aug/10 2nd
petegunn 27/Aug/10 Lead
with Davina
saxonzulu 25/Aug/10 2nd
reubensampson 25/Aug/10 2nd

Phil led, very dirty and damp! Ehhhhh

with Dave Wilde, Phil Buckle
vincentchopper 16/Aug/10 Lead O/S
vincentchopper 16/Aug/10 2nd O/S

Had just led it.

cjbaker 16/Aug/10 Lead O/S
joe.91 16/Aug/10 2nd O/S
ratm 16/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Clay C 10/Aug/10 Lead O/S

Really nice climb, shame about the dirty ledges though!

with Jay
Jay C 10/Aug/10 2nd O/S
with Clay C
JamesFulton 08/Aug/10 2nd O/S
fulton333 08/Aug/10 Lead
with James Fulton, Adam Hartley
Hidden 25/Jul/10 Lead rpt
Hidden 25/Jul/10 Solo O/S
tobyk 11/Jul/10 Lead
with Emma Akam
clive-greenwood 10/Jul/10 2nd
with Anna
nic42 03/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with maria
hardoreVdiffBen 30/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Duncan Slator
Hidden 30/Jun/10 2nd
Hidden 30/Jun/10 Lead O/S
John Southworth 20/Jun/10 Solo
Booey 19/Jun/10 Lead O/S

Very nice climb.

Slaney 19/Jun/10 2nd rpt
Hidden 17/Jun/10 -
Owdham 17/Jun/10 Lead rpt

Superb climb.

with Andy, Dave Keogh
Tdavy01 17/Jun/10 Lead O/S
mickJ 16/Jun/10 2nd
with simon
stratandrew 09/Jun/10 Lead O/S
dread-i 05/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with dave m.
Owdham 28/May/10 Lead β

Wonderful climb. Really enjoyed it. Excellent moves throughout. Good gear placements.

with The Dale, Billy
gd303uk 25/May/10 Lead O/S
with Paul Taylor
Ianwesterby 20/May/10 2nd
with Leo
Leo Woodhead 20/May/10 Lead O/S

Nice easy climb. Didn't really live up to the name, nice though all the same!

with Ian W
agolay 20/May/10 TR β

A really nice easy climb, would make an ideal warm up any time

Hidden 20/May/10 2nd
nickhoward 16/May/10 Lead
with Becki
lancashirelass 13/May/10 Lead O/S
with mike collinson
WillCass 13/May/10 2nd O/S

Worth 3 stars, will be back to lead.

with Si
Hidden 13/May/10 Lead O/S
JulesV 09/May/10 2nd
with Shauna Cunningham
Shauna 09/May/10 Lead O/S
with Jules
Owdham 03/May/10 TR O/S

A great route. One I could definitely lead. Good protection throughout, and some really nice moves.

with Dave England, Sam Hal
bexyboo ?/May/10 Lead
with nick, selma
bigglesbutcha 27/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Swifty
DavidR 24/Apr/10 Lead rpt
Calder 15/Apr/10 2nd rpt
with jeffb
alimckay 14/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with goodstuff
Lenny 10/Mar/10 Lead O/S
with Phil .N
Hidden 10/Mar/10 2nd O/S
efrance24234 ??/2010 -
pie_eater_pete ??/2010 -
Lunar25 ??/2010 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Dec/09 TR O/S
ruggystunts 30/Oct/09 Lead
with Ames
Simon Caldwell 18/Oct/09 2nd O/S

A good lead by Carmen - the rock was worryingly damp and green

with Carmen
ChrisGreen 05/Oct/09 Lead rpt
with John W
wheelo 05/Oct/09 2nd
with chris g
wheelo 19/Sep/09 Lead
with craig
lewk_c 11/Sep/09 Lead O/S

Amazing Route, up there in my top 5!

..blackbird ?/Sep/09 Lead O/S
Boulton 16/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Rob Davies 15/Aug/09 2nd
Rachel S 13/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Mike
mike reed 13/Aug/09 2nd
Mattchu 11/Aug/09 2nd O/S

Good route but needs traffic

with Freddy
Mark Collins 05/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Carl Robinson
Slaney 05/Aug/09 2nd O/S

Very nice moves, plenty of holds

Hidden 05/Aug/09 Lead
richorme 02/Aug/09 Lead rpt
with Paul Watson
wahniel 29/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Hugh Squire
Hidden 28/Jun/09 AltLd O/S
sarah13 14/Jun/09 2nd

great climb.

with pete40
d_evo20 11/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Kev Goodwin
Hidden 03/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Dave Foster 30/May/09 2nd O/S

HS 4b. Some of the grades at Wilton are a bit off.

with Andy
Ashapalan 28/May/09 2nd
with ad
adam06 28/May/09 Lead

very very muddy was coated in it at the top! grade felt about right. but that might have been because it wasnt dry.

wil_perry 26/May/09 2nd

Great route, lots of gear and a good crux, right at HS 4b

with matt and barney
Hidden 22/May/09 Lead O/S
peewee2008 11/May/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 07/May/09 2nd O/S
torialou 03/May/09 2nd O/S
with John
john.gaffney 03/May/09 Lead O/S

Quality route, hail stoned 2/3 up, scrambled over the top very wet! Well done Vics on following up in the slippery wet!

with torialou
Andybfc 23/Apr/09 2nd O/S

Good route for practicing placement of protection.

with Ben
Andybfc 23/Apr/09 Lead β
with Ben
bbangbala 23/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Andy Chambers
neil_rambo 20/Apr/09 Lead rpt

Very nice positive holds - shitty top out!

with Gyles Denn
richorme 19/Apr/09 2nd
with Wendy Potts
Prez 15/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Jayz
Hidden 13/Apr/09 2nd O/S
Si dH 13/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Neil Furniss
StevePr 13/Apr/09 2nd O/S
with Alan
greg robertson 11/Apr/09 Lead O/S

holds and feet seem to have had a good scrub, still take your nut hook up to de-sludge your placements.

with Alison
mozza1234 05/Apr/09 2nd O/S

Nice first climb in 5 months. Dirty route though!

with Dave Tibbits
ben84 02/Apr/09 2nd O/S
with james marshall
jmarshall 02/Apr/09 Lead

first lead outdoors

with ben knowles
hellboundblr 02/Apr/09 Lead
with Adrian Goldstraw
Barry D 02/Apr/09 2nd
with Dick Williams
Hidden 02/Apr/09 2nd
barney800 ?/Apr/09 Lead O/S

Consistent (and now clean!) climbing all the way up with excellent gear.

Hidden ?/Mar/09 Lead
Hidden ??/2009 2nd
vertical worm ??/2009 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2009 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2009 Lead
jmarshall 21/Sep/08 TR
with laurence steele
execlimber 14/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with ste whittle
Hidden 03/Aug/08 Lead O/S
crossdressingrodney 31/Jul/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/Jul/08 2nd O/S
quirky 20/Jul/08 Lead O/S

Nice route, loads of gear, not 4c tho

with Ann S
ksjs 04/Jul/08 2nd O/S
Hidden 04/Jul/08 Lead O/S
doctom ?/Jul/08 2nd O/S
with Chris Lyon
Kaiser999 23/Jun/08 Lead
with Dave C
ArnaudG 17/Jun/08 2nd O/S
with Goi
goi.ashmore 17/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Arnaud Garcon
leewam121 15/Jun/08 2nd O/S
with Leigh De Vine
psychicbread 15/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Max
climbingpixie 08/Jun/08 2nd rpt
with James
lucasp 31/May/08 Lead O/S
with Bruce
Rob Davies 18/May/08 2nd
with Phil Ashton
mickJ 13/May/08 Lead
with paul r
Hidden 13/May/08 2nd O/S
Hidden 13/May/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/May/08 Lead O/S
tobyk 11/May/08 2nd O/S
with Ed Bushell
Chris Lyon 03/May/08 Lead rpt
with Tom Whitehead
Hidden 24/Apr/08 2nd O/S
Calder 29/Mar/08 2nd
with Ste
stemill 29/Mar/08 Lead O/S
with Graham
@ndy 16/Mar/08 Lead O/S
jeffb 16/Mar/08 Lead O/S
with andy c
climbingpixie 01/Mar/08 Lead O/S

A fine route that would be great when it's clean and dry. Well protected and well balanced climbing.

with Cider nut
pldarch 24/Jan/08 Lead O/S

Slimy and wet and fun

with Will Blake
Shad ??/2008 Lead
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
ste19 ??/2008 -

my first lead! enjoyed evry second and great protection with a fine protected crux at the very top.a classic

greylag ??/2008 2nd
wheelo 05/Oct/07 2nd
with jon
mickJ 29/Sep/07 Lead
with paul r
galpinos 15/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with Nick V and Emily
thegavster 15/Sep/07 Lead O/S
steven 11/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with Brian Hull
Crammy 01/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with Anita
Ian Parnell 22/Aug/07 2nd
with John Winter
Crewey-Si 09/Aug/07 Lead
with Rob
Hidden 09/Aug/07 2nd
mickJ 03/Aug/07 Lead
with phil
Taffa 30/Jul/07 Lead O/S

Awesome route, really good climb the whole way

with Rick Ginns
santobugito 19/Jul/07 Lead β
with Mike Webber
Chris Lyon ?/Jul/07 Lead O/S
with Tom Whitehead
Tony Little 05/Jun/07 2nd
with steve
Hidden 05/Jun/07 Lead O/S
jcurley 05/Jun/07 Lead rpt
with Harry
jcurley 05/Jun/07 2nd O/S
with Harry
Hidden 18/May/07 Lead β
Matt Bulmer 10/May/07 Lead O/S

Steady and very safe.

with Bob Bowdler
Hidden 01/May/07 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Apr/07 Lead O/S
tomB 26/Mar/07 Lead O/S
Simon Holden (LCandCC) ?/Mar/07 Lead O/S

Great climb, at this grade. 2nd'd with Murray and Steve Crossley on the 16/04/08. Lead on 24/04/08 with John and Nazia. Bit damp

with Paul Hawthorne
walker74 ??/2007 TR

pete led

with pete,paige,rachel
dasdo ??/2007 Lead dnf
greylag ??/2007 2nd

block fell off 30 secs after i topped out

Mtnexploits 15/Oct/06 Lead O/S

Nice climb with plenty of protection

with Squiz
gazbonutter 14/Oct/06 Lead β

I have climbed this with 3 other people and no-one finds it to be that hard. Certainly not 4c!!

Cameron13 29/Sep/06 Lead O/S
with Mark
Hidden 09/Sep/06 2nd O/S
NickST ?/Sep/06 Lead O/S
with Greg Grace
willplatts 08/Aug/06 Lead O/S

Nice climb. Worst bit was the exit - grassy slope some distance above my last gear. Greg was going on about american football commentators whilst I was climbing - slightly offputting!

with Greg Rowlinson
Hidden 30/Jul/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Jul/06 2nd rpt
Hidden 30/Jul/06 2nd β
DavidR 30/Jul/06 Lead O/S
KeithW 30/Jul/06 Lead O/S

Lovely route with good gear.

with Mike Nuttall
a_d_tru 26/Jul/06 Lead O/S
with Julie
A Crook 13/Jul/06 2nd
philwont 08/Jul/06 2nd O/S
with Claire and Neil
donkarlo 07/Jul/06 Lead
with Geoff Lyons, Pete Dennet
rick1fugazi 29/Jun/06 2nd O/S

Excellent climb. Nothing too tricky at all even the crux was pleasant with plenty of bomber protection.

with Murray
Hidden 27/Jun/06 Lead
Hidden 09/Jun/06 2nd O/S
gazbonutter 02/Jun/06 2nd
Hidden ?/Jun/06 Lead
Hidden 10/May/06 2nd
Hidden ??/2006 -
Hidden ??/2006 Lead O/S
Johann ??/2006 Lead O/S
kingholmesy ??/2006 2nd O/S
with SteveOc
Hidden ??/2006 Lead
dave mann ??/2006 Lead O/S
jpreston 12/Dec/05 Lead O/S

HS 4C

with andrew coulton
oldgrey ?/Nov/05 -
with Virgil Scott
Kyuzo ?/Nov/05 Lead O/S
with Richard Scott
chrishedgehog 18/Oct/05 Lead O/S
with Mark Gill
ChrisGreen 22/Aug/05 Lead O/S

Seem to remember the hardest part being getting off the ground :)

with Gerry R
Hidden 08/Aug/05 2nd O/S
steveb2006 27/Jul/05 Solo
Hidden 15/Jul/05 Lead O/S
michael burrows 24/Apr/05 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Apr/05 Lead O/S
BedRock 30/Mar/05 2nd O/S
Hidden ??/2005 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2004 Lead
Hidden ??/2004 2nd O/S
Hidden 07/Aug/03 Lead O/S
nige ?/Jul/03 Lead
with john buckley
Phil West 19/Jun/03 Lead O/S
with Mike Hall & Dave Atherton
Ann S ?/May/03 Lead rpt

4b not 4c.

with Bill Harrison
Mark A Humphries 23/Feb/03 Lead O/S
with gary wood
Hidden ??/2003 Lead
Hidden ?/Aug/02 Lead O/S
dan_o_b ?/Jun/01 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2001 Lead O/S
akhughes ??/2000 -
innesmac ??/2000 Lead
col finnegan 12/Jul/99 -

School groups, climbing and abseiling. Good fun.

jsw1 07/Jul/99 Lead O/S
jsw1 05/May/99 2nd O/S
with Dave Sudell
Hidden ??/1998 Lead O/S
Trobbo 11/Jul/97 2nd
with john blower
Hidden 13/Apr/97 2nd
tapley 29/Jun/95 Lead
with Alison Tapley
Hidden 27/Jun/95 Solo
Hidden ?/Jun/95 Lead O/S
Andy Say 27/May/95 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/1995 Lead
Mick King 29/Jul/91 Lead
with Simon Walsh
mattnuttall ?/Mar/90 2nd
with Alan Holden
Roget ??/1989 2nd O/S
with chris jones, jim
Hidden 28/Jun/88 Lead
Enty ??/1988 -
Martin Bennett 22/Apr/87 -
with Adrian Brown
BigHairyIan 05/Aug/84 2nd O/S
neilh 10/Jul/84 Lead O/S
Mark Kemball 15/Aug/79 Solo
Hidden 08/Jun/79 Lead O/S
Hammy 24/Jul/78 Lead
with Jonathon Stacey
johno072 ??/1977 Lead
tmawer 21/May/76 Lead O/S
with Rick
Paul Clarke ??/1973 AltLd
with FMC
Hidden 19/Jun/71 Lead O/S
Martin Bennett ?/Apr/69 -

Lancs Teachers MC meet

with Walt Unsworth
Dave Westby ??/1963 Solo O/S
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