22m.

Rockfax Description
The best route here and worth calling in for. Delicate, sustained and elegant moves throughout with enough gear to allow the experience to be enjoyed to the full. © Rockfax

FA. Pete Crew (2 pegs) 1962. FFA. John Allen 1973

Ticklists

ROCKFAX Western Grit: Top 50, ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, Moorland Grit - The Essential Selection (Over The Moors), Peak Rock/9/Gritstone in the Sixties, Ultimate E3 ticklist, Definitive *** Peak Grit, On Peak Rock

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Logged Ascents

User Date Style Notes & Partners
benrhyd 11 Apr Lead
with Joe Barlow
with Joe Barlow
Dave Turnbull, BMC 24 Feb Lead Led in the dark, 8.45pm start, dry for February
with Kasia
Led in the dark, 8.45pm start, dry for February
with Kasia
John Jefferies 13 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
with Dave Palmer
with Dave Palmer
markvaughan 1 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S Striking line, technical climbing, good rest ledges, plenty of gear up till 3/4 height (then easier climbing). Sweet route.
Striking line, technical climbing, good rest ledges, plenty of gear up till 3/4 height (then easier climbing). Sweet route.
WilliamRupp 1 Jun, 2018 2nd
harold walmsley 11 May, 2018 Lead Led on Mark's gear. Managed to slip off the mid-height crux due to choosing a silly sequence. Went quite steadily next time up
with Mark Hounslea
Led on Mark's gear. Managed to slip off the mid-height crux due to choosing a silly sequence. Went quite steadily next time up
with Mark Hounslea
Hannes B 19 Sep, 2017 Lead O/S wet but good gear and fun
wet but good gear and fun
CharlieMack 19 Sep, 2017 2nd O/S
mike8331 3 Oct, 2016 Lead
with david payne
with david payne
Hidden 18 Aug, 2016 2nd
bryce.dorin 17 Aug, 2016 Lead RP First E2!
with Chris, OliWoolland
First E2!
with Chris, OliWoolland
OliWoolland 17 Aug, 2016 2nd dog
Hidden 18 Jun, 2016 Lead O/S
Martin Bagshaw 18 Jun, 2016 Lead dog Slipped off because I was rushing - getting midged to death. Shit happens.
Slipped off because I was rushing - getting midged to death. Shit happens.
ian Wignall 30 May, 2016 2nd O/S
adi bryant 30 May, 2016 Lead O/S After seeing how much of the quarry has fallen down since I last came I played it a bit safer and abbed down to check some of the placements. 26 years of waiting to do this route and it didn't disappoint.. SO close to coming off!
After seeing how much of the quarry has fallen down since I last came I played it a bit safer and abbed down to check some of the placements. 26 years of waiting to do this route and it didn't disappoint.. SO close to coming off!
phil64 24 May, 2016 Lead O/S One of the great grit routes, so much good climbing on it...
with Andy Bowman
One of the great grit routes, so much good climbing on it...
with Andy Bowman
Droyd 17 May, 2016 Lead O/S Excellent and quite sustained. Went up and down several times at the crux, and made some very strange noises when I finally committed.
Excellent and quite sustained. Went up and down several times at the crux, and made some very strange noises when I finally committed.
Graeme Hammond 17 May, 2016 2nd rpt
with Droyd
with Droyd
Adam Long 1 Oct, 2015 Lead O/S Tricky crux
with Ben Bransby
Tricky crux
with Ben Bransby
bryce.dorin 6 Sep, 2015 TR dog
Longsufferingropeholder 9 Aug, 2015 Lead O/S Sustained but never pumpy, exposed but never scary, hard all the way but never desperate. Brilliant.
with C May
Sustained but never pumpy, exposed but never scary, hard all the way but never desperate. Brilliant.
with C May
Hidden 9 Aug, 2015 2nd O/S
AndyPratt88 25 Jul, 2015 2nd
JimHolmes69 25 Jul, 2015 Lead O/S So good I did it twice.
So good I did it twice.
Hidden 27 Jun, 2015 Lead O/S
RM199 23 Apr, 2015 Lead O/S
Jonathan Hall 23 Apr, 2015 2nd
with RM199
with RM199
Dave Turnbull, BMC 22 Mar, 2015 Lead rpt harder than i remembered as felt like soloing
with Harry Turnbull
harder than i remembered as felt like soloing
with Harry Turnbull
James Oswald 2 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S Brilliant technical climbing. Almost fell off placing gear.
with Mr. K
Brilliant technical climbing. Almost fell off placing gear.
with Mr. K
Mr. K 1 Jun, 2014 2nd O/S
Seymore Butt ?May, 2014 2nd
with CD
with CD
Nickc 17 Apr, 2014 Lead O/S
Stoney Boy 17 Apr, 2014 Lead O/S
with Nick Conway
with Nick Conway
Hidden 29 Sep, 2013 2nd O/S
Hidden 29 Sep, 2013 2nd
Marti999 30 Aug, 2013 Lead O/S
Hidden 29 Aug, 2013 Lead O/S
Louise Hall 29 Aug, 2013 2nd dog Midges. Everywhere. Other than that, interesting climb.
with Vybz
Midges. Everywhere. Other than that, interesting climb.
with Vybz
deacondeacon 10 Aug, 2013 Lead O/S
Brown 2 Jun, 2013 2nd
with John
with John
Hidden 8 May, 2013 Lead O/S
James Oakes 8 May, 2013 Lead O/S
with LBrown
with LBrown
Frank the Husky ??, 2013 -
adie84 ??, 2013 -
neilh 9 Sep, 2012 Lead
with Phil Ashton
with Phil Ashton
Coel Hellier 5 Sep, 2012 Lead
Hidden 11 Aug, 2012 Lead rpt
Nick Rundall 22 May, 2012 Lead O/S Brilliant
with Jon Taylor
Brilliant
with Jon Taylor
steveb2006 25 Mar, 2012 Lead Val didnt second. Very good route
Val didnt second. Very good route
Jay-Ast 26 Jun, 2011 TR O/S
with Rosyk
with Rosyk
Dave Gilling 4 Jun, 2011 2nd
with Chris Parson
with Chris Parson
drcorbasisgod 4 Jun, 2011 Lead O/S
pie_eater_pete 2 May, 2011 Lead O/S
davewsargent 2 May, 2011 2nd O/S
bwestwood 2 May, 2011 Lead
Graeme Hammond 16 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S Excellent.
Excellent.
Jim Slater 16 Apr, 2011 2nd O/S
pbphil169 ??, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 31 Oct, 2010 Lead RP
ClimberJimmyB 31 Oct, 2010 2nd O/S
Hidden 24 Jul, 2010 Lead O/S
Hidden 24 Jul, 2010 2nd
jamesgodwin64 11 Jul, 2010 Lead O/S
Hidden 20 May, 2010 2nd O/S
Hidden 27 Apr, 2010 Lead O/S
Rich Guest 27 Apr, 2010 Lead O/S Awesome route. Seemed easy for E2 5c but good signal that my climbing is going well for so early in season. Very classy must do line!
Awesome route. Seemed easy for E2 5c but good signal that my climbing is going well for so early in season. Very classy must do line!
Nigel Coe 13 Sep, 2009 2nd
with Amnon
with Amnon
metal arms 11 Sep, 2009 Lead O/S
Dave Rumney 4 Jul, 2009 Lead
with Tanya Milner
with Tanya Milner
Ian Parnell 10 Jun, 2008 Lead O/S
with Jon Winter
with Jon Winter
Hidden 8 Jun, 2008 Lead O/S
daveagriff ??, 2008 Lead
John Kettle 10 Aug, 2007 -
Hidden 12 Jun, 2005 Lead O/S
Daniel Armitage 26 May, 2004 Lead O/S
cem 17 Aug, 2003 Lead O/S
with Liam Mark, GrahamD
with Liam Mark, GrahamD
Rob Davies ?Jul, 2003 Lead dog Hesitation on hard bit
with Les Goram
Hesitation on hard bit
with Les Goram
Mike_d78 1 Mar, 1997 2nd
with ste_d
with ste_d
ste_d 1 Mar, 1997 Lead O/S
SR1970 ?Oct, 1996 Lead O/S
Neil McA 2 Jul, 1995 Lead O/S
with Mark Wilson
with Mark Wilson
steveb2006 2 Jul, 1995 Lead Good long route but with rests to recover
with Beryl Strike
Good long route but with rests to recover
with Beryl Strike
goi.ashmore 21 May, 1995 Lead O/S
with Dee Herbert
with Dee Herbert
Sean Kelly ?May, 1995 - Nicely technical.
with Keith Bolton
Nicely technical.
with Keith Bolton
Roget 14 Aug, 1993 Lead O/S
with colin
with colin
uphillnow ?Sep, 1990 2nd since led 1992
with Mark Gray
since led 1992
with Mark Gray
Hidden 16 Sep, 1989 2nd
Hidden ?May, 1988 Lead
charlesmfrench 15 Jun, 1985 Lead O/S
Rick51 27 Jul, 1983 2nd
Mark Kemball 25 May, 1982 Lead
with Bill McKee
with Bill McKee
Hidden 20 Aug, 1981 Lead O/S
Jonathan Lagoe - UKC ?May, 1977 Lead O/S
Al Evans ?May, 1976 Lead
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