Rockfax Description
The crack in the wall to the right. Climb the juggy roof and the crack above to ledges. Traverse right to the arete to finish. One of the very first routes in the quarry. © Rockfax

FA. Graham Whittaker 1966

HannahGo 06/Aug/17 Lead O/S
with Sam P, Cal Wilson
radddogg 13/Jul/17 2nd O/S
DenzelLN 13/Jul/17 Lead O/S
Flavio 13/May/17 Solo O/S
Chris Hatton 09/May/17 Lead O/S
with Steve Swift
Cavemanclimb 07/May/17 2nd
with JdotP
JdotP 07/May/17 Lead rpt
with Caveman
liverpooldave 07/May/17 Lead O/S
egg-man 07/May/17 2nd
with John Pickles
Benstar 19/Apr/17 2nd O/S
Hidden 19/Apr/17 Lead O/S
robhunt 22/Jan/17 Lead O/S
with Matt Skeet
Mattskeet1982 LC&CC 22/Jan/17 2nd O/S
with rob hunt
yossarian714 22/Oct/16 2nd β
with Rowan Ellwood
Mark Collins 19/Sep/16 Lead rpt
with Martin Sherlock
Paul Hy 16/Aug/16 2nd O/S
with Phil O
mrphilipoldham 16/Aug/16 Lead O/S

Nice move over the blocks low down, then chossy before the top. Tree belay.

Derek Robinson 14/Jul/16 2nd rpt
Mark Collins 14/Jul/16 Lead rpt
with Derek Robinson
Matt Harmon 07/May/16 Solo O/S
Sarah Roscoe 07/May/16 Lead
Rob Davies 19/Apr/16 2nd
with Phil Ashton
Hidden 16/Apr/16 2nd rpt
Becks87 18/Oct/15 Lead O/S
atom 18/Oct/15 2nd O/S
crabtreer 18/Oct/15 Lead O/S
with Swampy
Hidden 12/Oct/15 -
jvarmstrong 13/Sep/15 Lead
with barry
Hidden 10/Sep/15 2nd rpt
ChrisNaylor ?/Aug/15 Lead
Mark Collins 15/Jun/15 Lead rpt
with Martin Sherlock
Derek Robinson 03/Jun/15 2nd rpt
Mark Collins 03/Jun/15 Lead rpt
with Derek Robinson
Mark Collins 28/May/15 Lead rpt
with Derek Robinson
Derek Robinson 28/May/15 2nd rpt
Hidden 20/May/15 2nd O/S
ladymuck 16/Apr/15 Lead O/S

Fun climb, good exposure on the arete

with Lianne Hartland
Hidden 16/Apr/15 Lead
trish1968 16/Apr/15 2nd

Surpisingly nice climb

Nigel Bond 18/Oct/14 Lead
with Colin Hutton
dknibb 21/Sep/14 Lead O/S

Fun moving up over the slight overhang near the base. Awkward tree belay though.

with Gavin
gav 21/Sep/14 2nd β

C4s. nice and thuggy.

with Dave
philgillespie 05/Sep/14 Lead
JdotP 04/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with The Falcon Rider
climbupflydown 02/Sep/14 2nd O/S
AnitaClimb 07/Aug/14 Lead
with Swifty
Trevor Allison ?/Aug/14 Lead
with Sam Marsh
noemie5438 17/Jul/14 2nd
with Marieke
Hidden 17/Jul/14 Lead
Hidden 17/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Jul/14 2nd rpt
Dave Richards 03/Jun/14 Lead rpt
with Chris74
Hidden 03/Jun/14 2nd rpt
sprout3099 05/May/14 Lead O/S
with Becky Wood
D.botts87 01/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with John freestone
crossdressingrodney 12/Oct/13 2nd O/S

Quite pleasant.

with James L
ned_85 24/Sep/13 Lead
erbridger 24/Sep/13 2nd
with nedly14
jsw1 10/Sep/13 Lead rpt
with Julie Sudell
Hidden 11/Aug/13 Lead
Hidden 07/Aug/13 Lead rpt
Jacob Forshaw 12/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Chris Nash 12/Jul/13 2nd
bgreen3761 09/Jul/13 Solo O/S
jules699 26/Jun/13 2nd O/S

Lovely route! Will lead if ever go back and can withstand the midge infestation!

anaesthetic 26/Jun/13 Lead O/S

Nice, my kinda route.

with Jules
RagingSphere 19/Jun/13 2nd O/S
Derek Robinson 10/Jun/13 2nd rpt
with Caroline Gillett, Mark Collins
Mark Collins 10/Jun/13 Lead rpt
with Caroline Gillett, Derek Robinson
The Norris 04/Jun/13 Lead O/S

Nice climb, somewhat lessened by a rather sloppy human plop at the base of the route.

with Gem
carl_123 31/May/13 2nd
Amazoniangirl 31/May/13 Lead
Prof. Outdoors 26/May/13 Lead
with Wendy
Clay C 22/May/13 Lead O/S
with Max
ElliottB 22/May/13 2nd O/S
Mark Collins 07/May/13 Lead rpt
with Derek Robinson
Derek Robinson 07/May/13 2nd rpt
mcb ?/May/13 2nd O/S
eldre070 30/Apr/13 2nd O/S

Enjoyable. The block in the crack isn't as loose as it appears!

with Alan
Hidden 30/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Trobbo 16/Apr/13 Solo
Rob Davies 03/Apr/13 Lead
with Phil Ashton
Hidden 29/Sep/12 2nd O/S
TCarrick 22/Sep/12 Lead O/S
mike_w18 01/Sep/12 Lead O/S
toby farnworth ?/Sep/12 Lead
sjbrook 09/Aug/12 2nd O/S
with Dave Richards, PMC
Dave Richards 09/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with sjbrook
qwidgibo 09/Aug/12 2nd O/S
Fragmod 21/Jul/12 2nd
pbuggy91 21/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Jun/12 -
tsl42 27/May/12 Lead O/S
with Bill
wheelo 14/May/12 -
with chris g
bantamdave 03/May/12 Lead O/S

2nd lead coached by Murray EXCELLANT

with Murray
Hidden 15/Apr/12 2nd rpt
Hidden 27/Mar/12 2nd O/S
jramsdale 19/Nov/11 Lead O/S
Derek Robinson 13/Oct/11 2nd O/S
Mark Collins 13/Oct/11 Lead rpt
with Delboy
t8t9t8 29/Jun/11 2nd
with J Williams
augustus trout 29/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Nick Adamson
Hidden 23/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Jun/11 2nd O/S
Donald Kelly 25/May/11 Lead rpt
with Steve PMC
Matt Reed 27/Apr/11 Lead
with Phil M
eccyamigo 26/Apr/11 2nd
with Milo Dog
andy jennings 24/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Momber
will_benfold 24/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Mike L
lancashirelass 22/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with kjbix
nickhoward 22/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Kev
Trobbo 08/Apr/11 Solo
Rob Davies 27/Mar/11 2nd
with Phil Ashton
Hidden 12/Mar/11 Lead
monika paprzycka 12/Mar/11 2nd O/S
jac.c123 18/Feb/11 2nd
kjb ??/2011 Lead O/S

first lead climb placing protection

jamesrogers ?/Oct/10 -
Donald Kelly 05/Sep/10 Lead rpt
with Andy PMC
chivas_regal ?/Aug/10 2nd O/S
hellboundblr 25/Jul/10 Lead
with Lionel Bunting
Donald Kelly 11/Jul/10 2nd O/S
with Becky PMC
Hidden 06/Jul/10 Lead
ratm 30/Jun/10 2nd rpt
joe.91 30/Jun/10 Lead O/S
ratm 23/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Julie Paton
Calder 18/Jun/10 2nd
with jeffb
Ianwesterby 17/Jun/10 Solo
Leo Woodhead 17/Jun/10 Solo O/S
birbeck 25/May/10 Lead O/S
with Tom Airnes
Hidden ?/May/10 2nd
quirky 28/Apr/10 Lead
with Ann S
ruggystunts 23/Apr/10 Lead
with Kev
JasRY 18/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Annusarin Lowe
Hidden 20/Feb/10 2nd O/S
Brendan H 12/Aug/09 2nd O/S
with mark
Boulton 12/Jul/09 Lead O/S
Mark Wilson23 15/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Brenden
djnc 29/May/09 2nd
with ad
adam06 29/May/09 Solo

lead it and lost my phone somewhere nearby. so soloed in search. its a black nokia if anyone finds it email me. doesnt matter what state its in... want the sim. pretty easy. crux isnt at the start like you would expect. good climb

Roger Cruse 12/May/09 2nd O/S
with Kris & George
Kevin Camplin 21/Apr/09 2nd O/S
with Neil Conway
Neil Conway 21/Apr/09 Lead rpt
Neil Conway 21/Apr/09 TR

retrieving gear

innesmac ??/2009 -
Lunar25 ??/2009 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Dec/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Aug/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Aug/08 2nd O/S
slarty 16/Jul/08 2nd O/S

Good start nice weather

goldfish_boy 16/Jul/08 2nd dog

Nice route, some use of the knee! Difficult to establish a top rope.

Hidden ?/Jul/08 Lead
wheelo 17/Jun/08 Lead
with pete
Hidden 16/Jun/08 Solo O/S
dicky79 14/Jun/08 2nd O/S
with Nicola
Hidden 12/Jun/08 Lead O/S
mickJ 04/Jun/08 Lead
with paul r
duzinga 17/May/08 Lead O/S
with Chris
Allan Young 08/May/08 Lead O/S
with Steve Turner
Simon Holden (LCandCC) 01/May/08 Lead O/S
with Nazia
Hidden 19/Apr/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Apr/08 2nd O/S
Timothy Greenhalgh 16/Mar/08 Lead O/S
with Andy B
carl_123 24/Jan/08 Lead dog

punched above my weight due to not understanding the grading system

with speakman and pita
Hidden 26/Oct/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Oct/07 2nd O/S
Hidden 15/Sep/07 2nd
lucasp 15/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with geoff
Hidden 15/Sep/07 Solo O/S
Dax H 15/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with Helen Vowles
MikeLeeds 15/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with Mira Slavova
Neil Conway 15/Sep/07 Lead rpt
with rokroskar
SteveM 15/Sep/07 2nd O/S
with Kat
kitkat78 15/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with SteveM
michael burrows 27/Aug/07 2nd O/S
jsw1 07/Aug/07 2nd O/S
with Andy Bond
jom 07/Aug/07 TR O/S
Hidden 05/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Aug/07 2nd O/S
special k 31/Jul/07 Lead
with Gavin Anders
ChrisGreen 24/Jul/07 Lead RP
Frosty 09/Jun/07 Lead
with Dan
Neil Conway 01/Jun/07 Lead rpt
with Duncan
Meg Jones 28/May/07 Lead O/S
with Tim Griffin
Martin Bennett 23/May/07 -
with Ian Marsden
Hidden 25/Apr/07 2nd O/S
Hidden 19/Apr/07 Lead O/S
Trobbo 19/Apr/07 2nd
with steve crossley
thegavster 14/Apr/07 2nd O/S
with Dean Gaskell
special k 14/Apr/07 TR O/S
with Dean Gaskell
wushu 11/Mar/07 2nd O/S
samking251 ??/2007 -
existing debt 30/Sep/06 2nd
with stevie t
Neil Conway 17/Aug/06 Lead rpt
Hidden 17/Aug/06 2nd O/S
ChrisGreen 14/Aug/06 2nd O/S
with Ann S
Hidden 12/Jul/06 Lead
Pauline 11/Jul/06 TR
with Mike L & Roger V
spyda 11/Jul/06 2nd β

simple with quite a tricky crux to top out...

with Pauline L & Roger V
Mnlovett 11/Jul/06 2nd O/S
steven ?/Jul/06 2nd
with Simon Dawson
tomB 12/May/06 Lead O/S
with Tim Griffin
rick1fugazi 04/May/06 Lead O/S

No problems. Nice route. Was surprised this was classed as S as it was my first lead.

with Bob
maxflirt ?/Apr/06 -
with tomB
A Crook 15/Sep/05 Solo O/S

warm up fun

Chesh ?/Sep/05 2nd
with Ellie
Marvino ?/Aug/05 Lead
with Jason and Gemma
o g tim ?/Aug/05 Lead O/S


with tomas kunca
Hidden 26/Jul/05 Solo
jsw1 20/Apr/04 Lead O/S
Neil Conway ??/2004 Lead rpt
Trobbo 21/Jul/03 2nd
with stuart cochran
Hidden ??/2003 Lead
Mark A Humphries 26/Aug/02 Lead O/S
with Dave Daniels
Hidden ?/Jun/02 Lead
Neil Conway ??/2002 Lead rpt
Hidden ??/2002 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/May/01 Lead
tapley 09/May/01 Lead
with Alison Tapley
Trobbo 11/May/00 Solo
with reg
Trobbo 02/May/00 Solo
with dave murphy
jsw1 12/May/99 2nd O/S
lost.arrow 14/Mar/99 Lead
with Gill Heartly
Neil Conway ??/1998 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Aug/96 Lead O/S
ellie macpherson ?/Aug/95 Lead

I just love this route for some reason

with Neil Macpherson, Graeme Jarvis
Hidden ??/1995 -
Hidden 05/Jul/94 Lead O/S
CBA ??/1993 -
whispering nic ?/Jun/90 -
with noj
Raggar 13/Apr/90 2nd
with Pete C, Jon B
badgy ??/1990 Lead
BigHairyIan 30/Sep/89 Solo O/S
Mick King 20/Aug/89 Lead
with Mark Lester
Hidden 24/Mar/89 2nd
Hidden 26/Mar/88 2nd
goi.ashmore 09/Sep/87 Lead O/S
with Rob Scott
Mark Kemball 11/Aug/82 2nd
with John Fletcher
Hidden 17/Jun/82 Solo O/S
Bob 14/Feb/82 -
Mark Kemball 12/Apr/80 2nd
with CarlieVirgiani
Hammy 21/May/78 Lead
with Jonathon Stacey
Hammy 21/Jun/77 Solo
Martin Bennett 14/May/74 Solo
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