26m.

Rockfax Description
The gully left of the big overhangs is a good intro to climbing, but it is polished and hard when damp. Pass either side of the block (easier to the right) to reach the chimney - stance? Continue up the chimney, big chipped holds, to a choice of exits. © Rockfax

FA. J.W.Puttrell 1890

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Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs, Puttrell's Progress, Froggatt to Black Rocks (BMC) - The Grade List, Peak Rock/1/ The 1st Peak District Tigers., Black Rocks Gullies and Chimneys, Stonnis Allstars

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Chris Craggs 28 May, 2004 Show βeta
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DMC 22 Apr Lead O/S
with Charles McGregor
with Charles McGregor
Chris Murray 22 Apr Lead
with Annabel
with Annabel
garethb 31 Mar 2nd
with cheque
with cheque
Hidden 31 Mar Lead rpt
mattyr 17 Aug, 2018 Lead Amazing climb, great moves.
Amazing climb, great moves.
SophDory 17 Aug, 2018 2nd
with mattyr
with mattyr
gritstone7 24 Jul, 2018 2nd
slab_happy 24 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S
with Val
with Val
charlie broe 15 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S
with Pam
with Pam
jim182 26 Jun, 2018 Solo O/S
migs493 19 Jun, 2018 2nd rpt
Hidden 8 May, 2018 Lead O/S
Hidden 17 Sep, 2017 TR O/S
Hidden 17 Sep, 2017 TR
Hidden 18 Jun, 2017 Lead
cameron_hall 18 Jun, 2017 2nd O/S
Flavio 15 Jun, 2017 Solo O/S
Tommo0930 14 May, 2017 2nd
iWoody5025 14 May, 2017 Lead Wet.
Wet.
Matthoop91 14 May, 2017 Lead
doughobbs 4 May, 2017 Solo O/S reversed the route too!
reversed the route too!
doughobbs 4 May, 2017 2nd rpt let Al lead it as I'd already solo'd it!
with Al Aslin (Cloggies)
let Al lead it as I'd already solo'd it!
with Al Aslin (Cloggies)
Wayne S 6 Apr, 2017 2nd
Hidden 6 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S
ethanm97 15 Mar, 2017 2nd
suds_01 26 Sep, 2016 Solo O/S
91dave 24 Sep, 2016 2nd O/S
will_benfold 24 Sep, 2016 Lead O/S Was damp, green and slimy! Clearly one to do in better conditions.
with 91dave
Was damp, green and slimy! Clearly one to do in better conditions.
with 91dave
Rosie Bishop 17 Aug, 2016 2nd O/S
with Peter Kincaid
with Peter Kincaid
Hidden 17 Aug, 2016 Lead O/S
Ghost 24 Jul, 2016 2nd
with Haig
with Haig
Steve_T_Taylor 17 Jul, 2016 Lead
with Jonno30
with Jonno30
Jonno30 17 Jul, 2016 2nd O/S Nice climb with a couple of fun moves once on the second slab.
Nice climb with a couple of fun moves once on the second slab.
StormShadow 24 Jun, 2016 Lead Quite nice. Probably more HVD.
with Ariel
Quite nice. Probably more HVD.
with Ariel
migs493 5 Jun, 2016 2nd β
leemclaren123 5 Jun, 2016 Lead O/S
with migs493
with migs493
mapperley samurai 12 Aug, 2015 2nd
with Paul Bojko
with Paul Bojko
PeteNichols 11 Aug, 2015 2nd O/S Green at the base and quite polished, still an enjoyable route.
with AshworthClimber94
Green at the base and quite polished, still an enjoyable route.
with AshworthClimber94
Bakertron 30 Jun, 2015 Lead O/S First lead climb outdoor for a while. Maybe a year. Unfortunately we had cans and bottles thrown down on us from some juvenile delinquents. There was a news report on the event titled 3 black rock climbers attacked by youths
with Dave Watson
First lead climb outdoor for a while. Maybe a year. Unfortunately we had cans and bottles thrown down on us from some juvenile delinquents. There was a news report on the event titled 3 black rock climbers attacked by youths
with Dave Watson
Hidden 6 Jun, 2015 Solo rpt
Hidden 6 Jun, 2015 2nd
Hidden 6 Jun, 2015 2nd
Thecoastalroute 6 Jun, 2015 Lead O/S Down as a diff in the Rockfax, but easily a (Hard) Vdiff. Awkward!
Down as a diff in the Rockfax, but easily a (Hard) Vdiff. Awkward!
JonathanJones 17 May, 2015 2nd O/S
with JK
with JK
catherine.e.moss 19 Apr, 2015 Lead β Strongest climbing I've done on gritstone so far.
with Simon Moss, Basil Moss
Strongest climbing I've done on gritstone so far.
with Simon Moss, Basil Moss
MikeDowsett 16 Apr, 2015 2nd
with Jones_d
with Jones_d
Hidden 15 Apr, 2015 2nd
Hidden 15 Apr, 2015 Lead
Hidden 9 Apr, 2015 Solo rpt
Nick1812P 27 Mar, 2015 Solo O/S
with amccann
with amccann
amccann 27 Mar, 2015 Solo O/S
Hidden 27 Sep, 2014 2nd O/S
derekwwl 27 Sep, 2014 Lead O/S
Rachel Slater 25 Sep, 2014 Solo O/S
Hidden 14 Sep, 2014 Solo rpt
Hidden 11 Sep, 2014 Solo rpt
Hidden 31 Aug, 2014 2nd O/S
Hidden 30 Jul, 2014 Solo rpt
dantheoptimist 27 Jul, 2014 Solo O/S
with Alyssa, Henry Gollop
with Alyssa, Henry Gollop
mapperley samurai 24 Jul, 2014 Lead O/S
with Ben Moss
with Ben Moss
climbercrab 24 Jul, 2014 2nd O/S typical black rocks climb bit green at the bottom but fun once you get on it with the fun move of trying to go round the overhang and on to the slabby face.
typical black rocks climb bit green at the bottom but fun once you get on it with the fun move of trying to go round the overhang and on to the slabby face.
gaz3212 23 Jul, 2014 Solo O/S
Hidden 15 Jul, 2014 Solo rpt
Hidden 12 Jul, 2014 Lead rpt
Hidden 10 Jul, 2014 Solo rpt
Alex Hallam 10 Jul, 2014 2nd O/S Having just driven past Her Royal Majesty on the way to the crag we deemed this appropriate. What she was doing in Yorkshire is anyones guess?
with Ben Freeman
Having just driven past Her Royal Majesty on the way to the crag we deemed this appropriate. What she was doing in Yorkshire is anyones guess?
with Ben Freeman
SuperstarDJ 3 Jul, 2014 2nd Nice efficient first lead of the year from Tash. Way easier than the last time I did it!
Nice efficient first lead of the year from Tash. Way easier than the last time I did it!
Hidden 25 Jun, 2014 Solo rpt
Durkules 19 Jun, 2014 2nd
Maia 12 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S
with Josephine PPC
with Josephine PPC
scott.hill 5 May, 2014 2nd O/S
with tinyali
with tinyali
Dave Mason 29 Apr, 2014 Lead rpt
with Ben Sherwin
with Ben Sherwin
silviac 11 Apr, 2014 2nd
steveprice.exmouth 11 Apr, 2014 Lead
with silviac
with silviac
jwhereat 1 Dec, 2013 - green (its december) wet (its december) but could be considered fun climbing
green (its december) wet (its december) but could be considered fun climbing
DanTT 14 Sep, 2013 Lead
alan.phobos 14 Sep, 2013 2nd
with DanTT
with DanTT
Hidden 26 Aug, 2013 Lead
pearson9596 26 Aug, 2013 2nd O/S
with Caroline Culwick, Lizzie Culwick
with Caroline Culwick, Lizzie Culwick
Jack jk 21 Aug, 2013 Lead O/S
Lottie T 21 Aug, 2013 2nd dog slippery with moss and slime
with Jack jk
slippery with moss and slime
with Jack jk
dsgarner 10 Jul, 2013 TR O/S
with Jade N
with Jade N
Hidden 13 Jun, 2013 AltLd O/S
jrccrosby 6 May, 2013 Lead
with Theeni
with Theeni
Theeni 6 May, 2013 2nd O/S
funkyvin1 2 May, 2013 Lead O/S
dan_blair87 ??, 2013 Lead
Dan818 22 Sep, 2012 Lead O/S
rockman 13 Sep, 2012 Lead O/S Superb - Such a shame about the litter and broken glass - Loses a star.
Superb - Such a shame about the litter and broken glass - Loses a star.
timcedwards 13 Sep, 2012 2nd
with rockman
with rockman
genericflipper 9 Sep, 2012 TR
dannyevos 1 Sep, 2012 2nd O/S
with Steve Swanborough, Rick Clapham
with Steve Swanborough, Rick Clapham
Steve Swanborough 1 Sep, 2012 2nd O/S
with dannyevos, Rick Clapham
with dannyevos, Rick Clapham
MrFreekie 24 Aug, 2012 Lead dnf Too Wet and Green :-(
with Ben
Too Wet and Green :-(
with Ben
cpoad 25 Jul, 2012 Solo O/S
Reds 14 Jun, 2012 Lead O/S In the rain but lovely!
In the rain but lovely!
schristophersmith 14 Jun, 2012 2nd O/S Wet and green on the lower parts of the rock
Wet and green on the lower parts of the rock
althesin 14 Jun, 2012 2nd
Just Another Dave 9 Jun, 2012 Solo O/S
joe hallam 5 Jun, 2012 Solo O/S
edordead ?Jun, 2012 Lead
Steve Palmer 21 May, 2012 2nd green and overgrown.
green and overgrown.
NickTay 20 May, 2012 Lead β
with Lee B
with Lee B
Hidden 15 Apr, 2012 Lead
jumpingjimminy 30 Mar, 2012 Lead
with Ellie
with Ellie
antclark6381 17 Nov, 2011 Lead
pow22 24 Sep, 2011 Lead O/S
with Caroline Mills
with Caroline Mills
gibwarrior1988 15 Aug, 2011 2nd
with Ian
with Ian
I George 14 Aug, 2011 Lead O/S
LP 12 Aug, 2011 - Cracking climb as the rain finally stopped. Fair climb - A real man's Diff.
Cracking climb as the rain finally stopped. Fair climb - A real man's Diff.
Robin Nichols 8 Aug, 2011 Solo O/S
robblowen 5 Aug, 2011 2nd β
with Ian
with Ian
andy jennings 31 Jul, 2011 Lead O/S
with Momber
with Momber
naughtybadboy 19 Jun, 2011 2nd
with Vic Chambers
with Vic Chambers
Hidden 21 May, 2011 2nd O/S
tdan0504 21 May, 2011 -
with Bartosz Inglot
with Bartosz Inglot
Graeme Hammond 15 May, 2011 Solo rpt
jlismore 15 May, 2011 Solo O/S
Hidden 14 May, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 8 May, 2011 Lead
Hidden 8 May, 2011 2nd
MikeDowsett 4 May, 2011 Lead
with Pete Scott
with Pete Scott
nick_curtis01 2 May, 2011 Lead challenging at the grade.
with Ian Bailey
challenging at the grade.
with Ian Bailey
eeonz 2 May, 2011 2nd
gww890 25 Apr, 2011 2nd
lewisg 24 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S Two weeks of dry weather and the rock was in good condition. Passed the block on the left, which had nice move out over the top.
Two weeks of dry weather and the rock was in good condition. Passed the block on the left, which had nice move out over the top.
pawdog 24 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
shouter 24 Apr, 2011 2nd
papalazarou 22 Apr, 2011 Solo O/S
danny3007 17 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
James Hale 6 Apr, 2011 2nd O/S
with John Sharratt
with John Sharratt
Steve Palmer 25 Mar, 2011 Lead O/S Great route with a bit of everything. Did the left hand route.
with gb83
Great route with a bit of everything. Did the left hand route.
with gb83
gb83 25 Mar, 2011 2nd O/S nice route with a bit of everything. tricky move on polished holds for the crux for Diff
nice route with a bit of everything. tricky move on polished holds for the crux for Diff
Rammo 30 Jan, 2011 Lead
climbercrab ??, 2011 2nd O/S
PAJames ??, 2011 -
mmmhumous 6 Nov, 2010 Lead O/S Done after a week of heavy rain - very green and slimy. Looks like a lovely diff in good conditions (felt like a nasty Severe in places in bad). First multipitch. Plenty of gear at the belay stance. Would make a fab introduction to multipitch climbing for the timid.
with Paul
Done after a week of heavy rain - very green and slimy. Looks like a lovely diff in good conditions (felt like a nasty Severe in places in bad). First multipitch. Plenty of gear at the belay stance. Would make a fab introduction to multipitch climbing for the timid.
with Paul
jymbob 11 Oct, 2010 2nd O/S
with Steve Brown
with Steve Brown
Koala ?Sep, 2010 Lead O/S
Wayne.Gaudin 30 Aug, 2010 Lead O/S Big chipped holds. Loads of gear.
with David and Matt
Big chipped holds. Loads of gear.
with David and Matt
Hidden 10 Aug, 2010 TR O/S
ed woods 1 Aug, 2010 Lead
with Hannah
with Hannah
jayray 17 Jul, 2010 Lead
Hidden 11 Jul, 2010 2nd
Hidden 23 Jun, 2010 Lead O/S
Denatone 12 Jun, 2010 Lead O/S First lead, nice mix of techniques all the way up
First lead, nice mix of techniques all the way up
Stuart Hurworth 7 Jun, 2010 2nd O/S Climbed up into the cave and did the scramble exit in the right end untied. Good fun. Partners first lead.
with Dave Wilson
Climbed up into the cave and did the scramble exit in the right end untied. Good fun. Partners first lead.
with Dave Wilson
devonjester 3 Jun, 2010 2nd O/S
Bradbury 3 Jun, 2010 Solo O/S
Graeme Hammond 31 May, 2010 2nd O/S
with Pete aka Dad
with Pete aka Dad
Codyboii 30 May, 2010 TR Pretty easy to be quite honest
Pretty easy to be quite honest
Peakology 30 May, 2010 Lead O/S lead with james, little moley and big moley. good gully with nice top out and belay
lead with james, little moley and big moley. good gully with nice top out and belay
Tithe Technique 23 May, 2010 AltLd O/S Decided to practice multi pitch so Geoff lead pitch 1 and I lead pitch 2.
with Geoff Burrows
Decided to practice multi pitch so Geoff lead pitch 1 and I lead pitch 2.
with Geoff Burrows
charley 23 May, 2010 Solo O/S
with Clare
with Clare
Hidden 18 Apr, 2010 Lead O/S
Tomber 9 Dec, 2009 Lead dog First trad lead! Very wet, slimy and slippery made the climb feel much trickier than a diff.
First trad lead! Very wet, slimy and slippery made the climb feel much trickier than a diff.
bobbarnes00 18 Sep, 2009 Lead O/S
with Tom Large
with Tom Large
Hidden ?Sep, 2009 Lead
Simon Caldwell 23 Aug, 2009 Lead O/S Nice route. Stuck to the left crack only in the chimney, and tackled the overhang crack by a combination of back-and-footing and laybacking. More like VDiff this way.
with Lemming
Nice route. Stuck to the left crack only in the chimney, and tackled the overhang crack by a combination of back-and-footing and laybacking. More like VDiff this way.
with Lemming
Michelle_250 13 Aug, 2009 2nd O/S
with Ben
with Ben
nathanroberts89 ?Jul, 2009 2nd
superturbo 23 Jun, 2009 Lead
Joez 12 Jun, 2009 Lead β fun
fun
msherelle 12 Jun, 2009 2nd
with Joez
with Joez
Glennjoe 5 Jun, 2009 2nd O/S Struggled with footing at start due to damp rock. Easy climb
with EZ
Struggled with footing at start due to damp rock. Easy climb
with EZ
Pilch 18 Apr, 2009 Solo O/S Its a shame about the broken glass and empty beer cans.
Its a shame about the broken glass and empty beer cans.
Hidden 12 Apr, 2009 Lead O/S
gemmasimpson77 13 Jan, 2009 2nd O/S
with pete_81
with pete_81
pete_81 13 Jan, 2009 Lead O/S Very nice climb - lead to LHS gully & Gem 2nd up RHS
Very nice climb - lead to LHS gully & Gem 2nd up RHS
jonathan watt 24 Nov, 2008 Lead
flat eric 20 Sep, 2008 Lead O/S
with swingy
with swingy
Hidden 23 Aug, 2008 2nd
tempeh 1 May, 2008 Lead O/S
with dvh
with dvh
AntiGrav ??, 2008 -
thrutch ??, 2008 -
crossdressingrodney 16 Sep, 2007 Solo O/S A bit of a frightening solo given the very polished footholds. I wouldn't solo it again.
A bit of a frightening solo given the very polished footholds. I wouldn't solo it again.
ajtay ?Aug, 2007 -
Sankey 8 Jul, 2007 2nd O/S
with Clare and Reuben
with Clare and Reuben
Hidden 20 May, 2007 2nd O/S
Hidden 7 Apr, 2007 Lead rpt
Hidden 7 Apr, 2007 2nd O/S
Blue Straggler 24 Mar, 2007 2nd O/S
with ebygomm
with ebygomm
Hidden 24 Mar, 2007 Lead
Budge 7 Sep, 2006 2nd rpt
with Ludovic Laurioux, Mike Oates
with Ludovic Laurioux, Mike Oates
rob wmc 12 Aug, 2006 Lead O/S
with Pete
with Pete
duncan 1 Jul, 2006 Solo O/S
SuperstarDJ 2 Jun, 2006 Lead β Tried this and chickened out a couple of weeks ago, retriving gear and climbing down. Much easier this time. Really nice route with a little bit of everything, a bit more exposure at the top would give it the full three stars.
with mungo
Tried this and chickened out a couple of weeks ago, retriving gear and climbing down. Much easier this time. Really nice route with a little bit of everything, a bit more exposure at the top would give it the full three stars.
with mungo
mungo 1 Jun, 2006 2nd β Failed the lead attempt the week prior, followed david up on second after another good lead ! Tricky but good.
Failed the lead attempt the week prior, followed david up on second after another good lead ! Tricky but good.
Hidden 5 Apr, 2006 2nd O/S
Hidden 5 Apr, 2006 Lead O/S
mr bounce ??, 2006 -
mikelaing ??, 2006 -
Dave Mason ??, 2006 Lead O/S
with Nick Smith
with Nick Smith
chrisrogers ?Oct, 2005 AltLd O/S
with Nic C
with Nic C
Hidden ?Oct, 2005 -
mol 6 Aug, 2005 Lead
Epic Ebdon 6 Aug, 2005 2nd O/S
with Molly Thompson
with Molly Thompson
Hidden ?Aug, 2004 Lead
Hidden ?May, 2004 2nd
Alfredo ?May, 2004 Lead
hedgehog77 5 Sep, 2003 Lead
Hidden 6 Apr, 2003 2nd
Smudge03 6 Apr, 2003 Lead O/S
Hidden 11 Dec, 2002 2nd rpt
DerwentDiluted 17 Sep, 2002 Lead
with V. Wilson
with V. Wilson
Rampikino 5 Aug, 2002 Lead
with Paul Starr
with Paul Starr
chrishedgehog 28 Jul, 2002 Lead O/S
with C. Parfitt
with C. Parfitt
petekeron ??, 2002 Lead O/S
Hidden ??, 2002 TR
Hidden 28 May, 2001 Solo O/S
Budge 20 Aug, 2000 Solo O/S
Laramadness 30 Apr, 2000 Solo O/S
alan moore ??, 2000 -
Rampikino 21 Aug, 1999 Lead
rocktigger ??, 1998 Lead
with Marie
with Marie
Hidden 23 Mar, 1996 Lead O/S
andrewbooth1000 13 Apr, 1995 Solo
Martyn ??, 1995 Lead O/S
Martyn ??, 1995 Lead O/S
with Shaun Hodgkins
with Shaun Hodgkins
tompercy 13 Nov, 1994 Solo
Hidden 22 Jul, 1994 Lead
Marti999 ?Jun, 1994 Solo
with lorna
with lorna
andrew300169 ??, 1990 -
Iain Thow 16 Jul, 1988 Solo
Ian Archer 6 May, 1988 Solo O/S
Hidden ?May, 1987 Lead O/S
Chris the Tall ?Jun, 1986 Solo O/S
Roget ??, 1986 2nd O/S
with jim
with jim
babymoac 25 Oct, 1985 Solo
Hidden 21 Oct, 1982 Solo O/S
charlesmfrench 8 Feb, 1982 Solo O/S
Gordon Stainforth 22 Nov, 1980 Lead In appalling cold, slimy conditions.
with Zsybshek Kotowicz, Chita --?
In appalling cold, slimy conditions.
with Zsybshek Kotowicz, Chita --?
Brian Wilderspin 31 Aug, 1980 Solo O/S
uphillnow ??, 1980 -
mitch1960 ??, 1978 -
Nigel Bond 12 Nov, 1977 Lead
with Tony Cuddy
with Tony Cuddy
RichardMc 16 Oct, 1977 Lead
with Tony Williams
with Tony Williams
Hidden 28 Nov, 1976 Lead
Mark Kemball 25 Jan, 1976 Solo
rogerskews ??, 1976 -
with CMC Members
with CMC Members
tapley 26 Jan, 1969 2nd
Hidden 25 Feb, 1968 Lead
Andy Say ??, 1968 Solo
mikej 23 Nov, 1966 Solo
with Keith Gregson
with Keith Gregson
Hidden ??, 1964 2nd
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